Cracks me up that Disney+ added a “Skip Intro” button to S2 of The Mandalorian because the title sequence in S2 is just two title cards (show title, chapter title) and like not even twelve bars of music. Like 5 seconds tops to skip. Hilarious.

Streaming Wars 

I love Spanish commercials. I also love how every time I watch a show in Spanish I get Spanish commercials on other platforms for a while in case I am a Spanish speaker.

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Streaming Wars 

I still don’t understand what I am paying for with ESPN+. Today’s college football game is on ESPN, but that apparently doesn’t count and I can’t watch it. But it asked if I wanted to watch the game in Spanish which is on ESPN3 and thus +. This is dumb.

I am watching the game in Spanish, because why not.

Dumb shower thoughts 

It occurred to me that had English not stolen the word for avocado and instead left it to the sorts that named for instance the butternut squash, it would most certainly be called a greencheese nut.

Anyway, I could use more greencheese nut sauce to dip in the remaining half bag of tortilla chips looking forlorn on my kitchen counter.

Insurance in Corporate Dystopian America 

Finally remembered why my eye care insurance keeps emailing me every month “Thank you for getting your vision checked” as if I just did it. It’s a “helpful” reminder that I “forgot” to buy new glasses last time and eye care insurance is directly in the pockets of Big Eye Glass and the system is upset at me not wasting hundreds of dollars on “fresh fashion”.

Another reminder every medical insurance in America is fraudulent and not in consumer interest.

Star Trek: Discovery 

I know CBS is used to an older audience, but they need to give up on these recaps before every episode. They’ve gotten so point it feels like it’s own half hour “pre-show” now.

Actually that probably would be a great idea. The Picard and occasionally other shows after show is already called “Ready Room”, which is the perfect name for a pre-show, just move the recaps into it instead of teasers for next episode. Serve the audience that needs reminders and make binging easier.

Destiny 2 Gripes 

Eventually I fuzzily remembered/kind of realized that I could grab a blue helmet from Collections for glimmer, so that finally put me on par with the Power levels I was seeing while being one-shotted in every zone.

Parity with every zone, ugh. My casual lamer approach to Destiny has always been to do Update - 1 content because I hate combat at equal Power. So I can’t just do Moon quests like I had planned because they upleveled it. Lame. Guess I’m done with the game for a while.

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Destiny 2 Gripes 

Logged in to try the new update and everything was broken. Enemies in *every* zone and quest just responded “immune” to shots, and I was getting killed with single bullets everywhere. I tried every zone/quest wondering if I was just missing a “character upgrade” quest somehow (that happened before).

Eventually I pieced together it tried to auto-upgrade my equipment inventory but wound up just eating some of it, including 0ing out my equipped helmet and not leaving me a backup.

Some neighbors of mine, among the first out of the gate with winter holiday decorations places an inflatable (adult; Luke's mentor) Yoda next to what appeared to be Babe the Pig in a Santa Hat.

Perhaps my neighbors in setting this tableau intended for me to imagine I hear a badly yoda-ized Zephram Cochrane intone:

"Do, Pig, that will. Do, that will." –Pig Farmer Yoda

Proving useless conjectures with lewd science 

Sure, I realize good art takes time, there will always be a last factor, and fandom is fickle and works don’t have to spark Rule 34 to be enjoyable entertainment.

I also recognize that under some versions of Rule 34 that in simply making this observation I’m now responsible for help commissioning such content for Rule 34 compliance. At the moment I still feel like a detached observer, but I guess if an artist wants to inquire about my budget, @ me.

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Proving useless conjectures with lewd science 

I can’t seem to stop thinking about how I feel like I’m the only person watching animated series Bless the Harts.

For evidence I present that Rule 34 content around the show basically doesn’t exist. The search queries for such don’t even autocomplete!

Several events in recent episodes have been practically begging for Rule 34. (Maybe the show writers also knows this means no one is watching and it is a desperate plea?) Yet, so far crickets.

Mondays 

I need to figure out how to expense this coffee maker to work.

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Mondays 

Argh, third cut from an invisible glass splinter while cleaning my sink.

Went to Target and picked up a new appliance with a stainless steel carafe because let’s not do glass again.

(It was unsurprising that real coffee makers were even more hidden than Keurig machines this trip. Hiss.)

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Mondays 

Started the day off right~ by dropping the coffee carafe while trying to fill it with water straight into the sink shattering it. Guess it is going to be that kind of week.

Car (un)usage 

My car claimed today in the once a month-decade grocery trip that my gas tank was more than a year old on average and time to burn it all.

I wasn’t sure if this was correct, but the calendar claims this month-decade is somehow November so it’s probably right. Guess I should make a trip somewhere scenic to spend it this week. What places even still exist outside of the couple mile radius my world shrank to in March?

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Happy Halloween! Here are all the codes I have left for Polybius

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Oh hey look, gaslighting. Well I’m done. I thought I was joking about the incel zombies, but yeah, this is gross.

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Xbox gave me a free rental for the incel zombie romcom Warm Bodies and don’t ask me why, but I’m watching it. (I have regrets.(

Terrible cross cultural food pun 

It does feel like Phở-ll weather.

Facebook, lol 

I should just find a way to auto-block everyone on Facebook that claims to be a Libertarian or has any group with that name that they.

It’s such an amazing signal for over-entitled idiots that think they are intellectually superior yet never actually have meaningful conversations.

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