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  1. Comment on Cricket: IPL 2021 postponed as Covid-19 count increases in ~sports

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    At this point, about a half of the tournament has been played (there are 14 season games per team and then there are post-season games to determine the winner). Several options as to when and how...

    At this point, about a half of the tournament has been played (there are 14 season games per team and then there are post-season games to determine the winner).

    Several options as to when and how to play the remainder are considered, including Sri Lanka and England.

  2. Comment on Woman in Disaster Girl meme sells original photo as NFT for $500,000 in ~finance

  3. Comment on Happy 3rd Birthday, Tildes! in ~tildes

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    As for look/feel, not much. And that is yet another reason why I love Tildes. NB: I am also a June 2018 joiner.

    As for look/feel, not much. And that is yet another reason why I love Tildes.

    NB: I am also a June 2018 joiner.

    19 votes
  4. Comment on Japanese Self-Defense Forces enlist anime boys to try to attract new human recruits in ~misc

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    [offbeat] Had they enlisted anime girls, they would be much more successful. [/offbeat]

    [offbeat]
    Had they enlisted anime girls, they would be much more successful.
    [/offbeat]

    2 votes
  5. Comment on Happy 3rd Birthday, Tildes! in ~tildes

  6. Comment on Inti Illimani - Sicuriadas (1975, video from 1984) in ~music

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    The first time I heard this song was in 1990, when it was used by the Canadian/French figure skating couple, Isabelle Duchesnay and Paul Duchesnay: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=coM4d1CQZfs

    The first time I heard this song was in 1990, when it was used by the Canadian/French figure skating couple, Isabelle Duchesnay and Paul Duchesnay:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=coM4d1CQZfs

    1 vote
  7. Comment on "Weird" Al Yankovic - Amish Paradise (Official Parody of "Gangsta's Paradise") (1996) in ~music

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    So am I, so am I. Many of my favourite songs are from the 1980s.

    So am I, so am I. Many of my favourite songs are from the 1980s.

    1 vote
  8. Comment on "Weird" Al Yankovic - Amish Paradise (Official Parody of "Gangsta's Paradise") (1996) in ~music

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    An important detail: the discussion linked to is fifteen years old.

    An important detail: the discussion linked to is fifteen years old.

    3 votes
  9. Comment on China launches new app allowing citizens to report others for expressing “mistaken opinions” in ~tech

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    I think it makes sense to notify @sp00ky that the topic was removed because of a problematic source. This can be a classic "broken clock" case: a broken clock shows the right time twice a day....

    I think it makes sense to notify @sp00ky that the topic was removed because of a problematic source.

    This can be a classic "broken clock" case: a broken clock shows the right time twice a day.

    Also, this site

    https://mediabiasfactcheck.com/

    might well be mentioned somewhere in Tildes' guidelines.

  10. Comment on Duolingo ends its volunteer Contributor program in ~humanities

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    The emphasis is mine: I wonder if they have ever asked the Contributors themselves. I use Duolingo for Klingon, and this is what I saw in the Duolingo Klingon forum:...

    The emphasis is mine:

    First, Duolingo now makes money from our courses. This was not the case when the Incubator was opened to volunteers. Contributors share that they participate for intrinsic reward and out of passion for the language and mission, but it does not feel fair and equitable to continue this gracious relationship.

    I wonder if they have ever asked the Contributors themselves. I use Duolingo for Klingon, and this is what I saw in the Duolingo Klingon forum:

    https://forum.duolingo.com/comment/47683036

    The general Duolingo forum discussion is available at

    https://forum.duolingo.com/comment/47537929

    4 votes