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  1. Comment on The quick trick for softening canned chickpeas for silky-smooth hummus, stews, and more in ~food

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    It's a pretty good egg replacement in cocktails too, like a whiskey sour.

    It's a pretty good egg replacement in cocktails too, like a whiskey sour.

    2 votes
  2. Comment on Your favorite deeply unpopular music in ~music

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    Buckethead! Some of his tracks are easy to recommend, like Big Sur Moon or Nottingham Lace or even Three Fingers. But I had to warn my coworker that he gets pretty experimental so it isn't going...

    Buckethead! Some of his tracks are easy to recommend, like Big Sur Moon or Nottingham Lace or even Three Fingers. But I had to warn my coworker that he gets pretty experimental so it isn't going to always "sound good".

  3. Comment on Your favorite deeply unpopular music in ~music

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    Check out MonoNeon. Anything by him, really. I really dig Louis Cole too, "Park Your Car On My Face" is pretty groovy but his solo discography and his other projects are all solid. Even Clown...

    Check out MonoNeon. Anything by him, really. I really dig Louis Cole too, "Park Your Car On My Face" is pretty groovy but his solo discography and his other projects are all solid. Even Clown Core.

    (Edit to clarify. KNOWER's most recent album KNOWER FOREVER is probably a better example of jazz/funk/pop overall from Louis than his upcoming release, their older work is much more electronic generally. "Overtime" is worth a listen for that vibe though. It's all good stuff, just not all the same genre.)

    2 votes
  4. Comment on What slow-burn game is worth the time? in ~games

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    It says "Hideo Kojima" right there.

    It says "Hideo Kojima" right there.

    16 votes
  5. Comment on After two years, and two prior failed attempts, I finally finished reading The Wheel of Time! It's been so long since I chose a book that I don't even know what to read next. in ~books

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    I was coming in here to recommend Tad Williams' original trilogy. Absolutely love those books.

    I was coming in here to recommend Tad Williams' original trilogy. Absolutely love those books.

    2 votes
  6. Comment on A journey into the shaken baby syndrome/abusive head trauma controversy in ~health

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    People have been trading baby-watching duty for longer than we've been "people", daycare as a concept is fine.

    People have been trading baby-watching duty for longer than we've been "people", daycare as a concept is fine.

    8 votes
  7. Comment on I ate the Subway Footlong Cookie so you don’t have to in ~food

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    Sooo... warm it up again. There's no law against putting a pastry or cookie or cake in the microwave for ten to fifteen seconds.

    Sooo... warm it up again. There's no law against putting a pastry or cookie or cake in the microwave for ten to fifteen seconds.

    7 votes
  8. Comment on The spectacular failure of the Star Wars hotel in ~movies

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    "A while", it's been 18 months since she's been active on anything! Glad to see her return.

    "A while", it's been 18 months since she's been active on anything! Glad to see her return.

    11 votes
  9. Comment on Valve's next game may have just leaked / Deadlock appears to be a multiplayer hero shooter that combines elements of Overwatch, Valorant, and Dota 2 in ~games

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    Surely even all the mtx is nothing compared to Steam.

    Surely even all the mtx is nothing compared to Steam.

    1 vote
  10. Comment on Florida man worries about his ruined reputation after pulling gun on Uber driver dropping the man's daughter off at their house in ~transport

  11. Comment on Heat death of the internet in ~tech

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    Making an unsupported claim and replying with "do your own research" when pressed should be "not how we treat each other on Tildes." I wasn't asking for a thesis paper. They did reply to someone...

    Making an unsupported claim and replying with "do your own research" when pressed should be "not how we treat each other on Tildes." I wasn't asking for a thesis paper.

    They did reply to someone else and I don't think their argument is particularly convincing, but others have chimed in so I'm leaving that alone.

    1 vote
  12. Comment on Heat death of the internet in ~tech

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    Again, a specific example to illuminate your argument would be helpful. I'm looking at the Astrology entry right now and even perused the talk page. Attacking rationalism as somehow undesirable of...

    Again, a specific example to illuminate your argument would be helpful. I'm looking at the Astrology entry right now and even perused the talk page. Attacking rationalism as somehow undesirable of a repository of knowledge makes me suspect that you're mad that your edits in favor of ear candling or whatever keep getting reverted.

    7 votes
  13. Comment on Heat death of the internet in ~tech

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    Gonna need an example there for the last claim, I've seen a lot of pseudoscience believers complain about an "agenda" that just happens to be the observable reality we all live in.

    Gonna need an example there for the last claim, I've seen a lot of pseudoscience believers complain about an "agenda" that just happens to be the observable reality we all live in.

    16 votes
  14. Comment on Data show that the amount of sexual content in top films has sharply declined since 2000 in ~movies

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    Thanks for the elaboration, it's nice to know specifics. There's only so much research and typing I can do on the can.

    Thanks for the elaboration, it's nice to know specifics. There's only so much research and typing I can do on the can.

    1 vote
  15. Comment on Data show that the amount of sexual content in top films has sharply declined since 2000 in ~movies

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    In Fallout's case, that violence is a reflection of the source material. Why do we shy away from nudity? Christians. There's a long history of church-mandated censorship (think fig leaves) and...

    In Fallout's case, that violence is a reflection of the source material.

    Why do we shy away from nudity? Christians. There's a long history of church-mandated censorship (think fig leaves) and those puritanical ideals have largely stayed in place over the centuries, at least for the mainstream. The US managed to be even more churchy and oppressive than the rest of the anglosphere, real professional pearl-clutchers here.

    (Violence, and to a lesser extent murder, are definitely "normal and natural" though. We are far from unique in the animal kingdom in that regard.)

    19 votes
  16. Comment on "No CGI" is really just invisible CGI in ~movies

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    Pacific Rim vs Pacific Rim 2. The way they framed and "shot" the action was a big deal, and the failure to capture scale is one of the bigger reasons the sequel didn't work.

    Pacific Rim vs Pacific Rim 2. The way they framed and "shot" the action was a big deal, and the failure to capture scale is one of the bigger reasons the sequel didn't work.

    3 votes
  17. Comment on What games have you been playing, and what's your opinion on them? in ~games

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    Outer Worlds is a way faster game than any Fallout or Elder Scroll. It's both a shortfall and a strength. I would have liked more time to organically get to know the companions, but also I didn't...

    Outer Worlds is a way faster game than any Fallout or Elder Scroll. It's both a shortfall and a strength. I would have liked more time to organically get to know the companions, but also I didn't want to spend 200 hours wandering. (So instead I played through it three times back-to-back)

    1 vote
  18. Comment on Kingdom Come: Deliverance II -- coming 2024 in ~games

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    I hope they don't. It can definitely be improved but KCD did things that no other games even tried, it would be a real shame for them to drift away from what made it unique.

    I hope they don't. It can definitely be improved but KCD did things that no other games even tried, it would be a real shame for them to drift away from what made it unique.

    10 votes
  19. Comment on What games have you been playing, and what's your opinion on them? in ~games

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    You're definitely having the full Noita experience! Glad you're getting so into it.

    You're definitely having the full Noita experience! Glad you're getting so into it.

    3 votes
  20. Comment on What games have you been playing, and what's your opinion on them? in ~games

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    The thing with Noita is that beating what you think is the boss is more like finishing the tutorial. You're correct that there's more to it, and I recommend avoiding spoilers for as long as...

    The thing with Noita is that beating what you think is the boss is more like finishing the tutorial. You're correct that there's more to it, and I recommend avoiding spoilers for as long as possible. Get good at going down first and messing with the wand system (you're gonna kill yourself a lot). When you can consistently handle the first couple layers then try going sideways. Or, if you're especially daring, try going up.

    Also, angered the gods? Have fun with Steve.

    3 votes