There was a new person at cribbage club tonight who had a board *tattooed on her arm* so she could play anywhere with just cards and a marker and I’m still not over it
@AshBunny when you lose by more than 30 points it’s called “getting skunked” which is supposed to be a bad thing for some reason
@Ethancdavenport she usually uses a marker or pen. She told me that one time two other people played on her arm while she was driving
@prehensile cribbage was big with the older folks in the part of my family that was from the extremely remote parts of upper michigan. so in my brain it is forever associated with the old rural people in my family, and as an adult it's weird to see people my own age and younger playing it
@balrogboogie the guy who runs my club thinks it's the youngest one of the 200 or so sanctioned clubs. Lots of wisconsin and michigan transplants who grew up playing with their grandparents but lots of old fogeys too. I actually like that, it's kind of my only contact with older people who aren't my family
*Due to increased bot signup, manual approval is required. Please write some applicable request text on signup.*
This Mastodon instance is for tech workers, academics, students, and others interested in tech who are LGBTQIA+ or Allies.
We have a code of conduct that we adhere to. We try to be proactive in handling moderation, and respond to reports.
We're not a free speech absolutist. We're not interested in Nazis, TERFS, or hate speech.
This instance is meant to be a friendly, welcoming space to all who are willing to reciprocate in helping to create that environment.
If you’re ever unsure, ask first. Use CWs where required.
If you’re accused of causing harm, either take some responsibility or ask moderators for help.
Our moderators are here to listen and respond to reports.
This instance is funded in part by Patreon donations.