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*hello, please boost and enjoy*

i am soft-launching the first installment of my lofi yacht rock mixtape series exclusively on masto

i took an hour of obscure, bizarre, amateurish, and goofy (or at least attempts at it) from the late 70s to mid 80s, mixed it live, then dubbed it to a NOS TDK cassette from 1982 and back to digital.

Y Sides Vol. 1 is FREE on Bandcamp.

dadsfm.bandcamp.com/album/y-si

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dads.cool costs $20 a month to host on a Linode with 4GB of RAM and 80GB of storage, and the domain registration is $44 a year. I host, update, and moderate the instance for free. If you can help out: ko-fi.com/spiritfadeout

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a quick guide to local-only posts on dads.cool (updated 5/18/20) 

dads.cool supports local-only posts. These are great for content you think only dads should see.

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If you uncheck "Allow my posts to reach other instances by default" in Preferences - Other, your posts from any sourceโ€”including appsโ€”will be local by default.

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a quick guide to exclusive lists on dads.cool 

dads.cool supports exclusive lists. If you set a list youโ€™ve made to โ€œexclusive,โ€ posts from members of that list will appear only in that listโ€™s timeline and not in your home feed.

This feature is great for following accounts that only post about one subject, for crossposting accounts, or for pixelfed feeds.

Use the web interface to set a list as Exclusive. You can only add accounts you follow to lists.

๐ŸŽค look
if you had
one shot
one opportunity
to eat the world's rarest stamp
would you capture it
or just let it slip

Reflected on this today and was thinking about how having worked at Apple retail is considered such a bright spot on a resume by hiring managers. itโ€™s hard to interpret that Apple experience is seen as anything but an indicator that you can take immense punishment from customers and not literally die

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I donโ€™t know why we need meteorology when I always know when itโ€™s going to rain (trash day)

Me, if I were a senator at a Havana Syndrome hearing:

โ€œSonic weapon? You mean likeโ€ฆ. The Chaos Emeralds?โ€

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:bing: change.org petition memory hole blippi off of internet

No I like records that sound good not ones made using tin cans and cigarette cartons

have we considered that Havana syndrome is caused by hearing the secret chord that David played

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my toddler has havenana* syndrome please donate to our go fund me (*they have a nana)

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standing outside an exโ€™s house holding a boombox playing the havana syndrome tone

giving a cia agent mental health for christmas

Babe are you alright? You've barely image edited your wizard with the ball picture

"oh so do your love your job now?"

no, loving your job is freak behavior, i love my wife and child and i love every minute i spend not working

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oh, also they fought my unemployment claim and i had to interview with a mediator to get UI

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my personal apple experience 5/end 

but hey, vision insurance was good, and it really did pay a lot for a retail store job. but it WAS a retail store jobโ€”they relied on fanatical brand devotion to get you past wanting every day to be over as soon as it started. the happiest people i know got out.

happy to answer questions about anything the way it worked at least during that time!

very glad i now work where i am not REQUIRED to be PASSIONATE FOR and instead i am just productive and get paid

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my personal apple experience 4 

some top ones:

knowing that the bottom case on 2012 13" macbook pros rubbed against the hard drive flex cable causing the drive to become unrecognized; replacing the cable would resolve the issue, until it didn't. we were supposed to charge students to fix this? every time? out of warranty?

acting like screen delamination on retina macbook pros was from cleaning it wrong despite it happening on our store-owned devices

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