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  1. Comment on What’s something about you that people don’t often believe is true? in ~talk

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    I had one person with a similar allergy back in school. Found that out when a few girls sprayed a full load of Deo in the classroom and he had to leave the room.

    I had one person with a similar allergy back in school. Found that out when a few girls sprayed a full load of Deo in the classroom and he had to leave the room.

    2 votes
  2. Comment on Tildes Game Giveaway Thread: Holiday 2021 in ~games

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    Hey, is the Darkness 2 still available? A friend gifted it to me for PS3, but my Console broke before I could finish it.

    Hey, is the Darkness 2 still available?
    A friend gifted it to me for PS3, but my Console broke before I could finish it.

  3. Comment on What are some engrossing self-contained iPhone games? in ~games

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    The night of the full moon. It is a roguelike indie card game with beautiful art. This is the only mobile game I ever paid for and I still think it is worth every Cent.

    The night of the full moon.

    It is a roguelike indie card game with beautiful art. This is the only mobile game I ever paid for and I still think it is worth every Cent.

    2 votes
  4. Comment on What useless information do you have memorized? in ~talk

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    two two two two two two one eight ninety two two two two two two. This was when I had an exchange in Ireland around 2014/5. Don't know which company it was, but there was this corpulent character...

    two two two two two two one eight ninety two two two two two two.

    This was when I had an exchange in Ireland around 2014/5. Don't know which company it was, but there was this corpulent character in a tutu dancing over the screen.

  5. Comment on My brand new Aphaenogaster picea queen! I can’t wait for her to start a colony! in ~hobbies

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    I've been watching quite a few of ACs videos in the past. While his dramatic and over the top videos are not really my cup of tea, he is undeniable passionate and knowledgeable about ants. The...

    I've been watching quite a few of ACs videos in the past. While his dramatic and over the top videos are not really my cup of tea, he is undeniable passionate and knowledgeable about ants.

    The biggest hurdle I've had is not the starting phase, but the time after the funding of the colony. Buying a terrarium and ant proofing it, are my main concerns.
    What steps do you take, to ensure they stay in their home and what size of the terrarium is appropriate?

    2 votes
  6. Comment on My brand new Aphaenogaster picea queen! I can’t wait for her to start a colony! in ~hobbies

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    Good luck with your new colony. I've been eyeing ant keeping for a few years now, but there are a lot of things to sort out beforehand. Living space, breeding tube, local species (nuptial flight...

    Good luck with your new colony.

    I've been eyeing ant keeping for a few years now, but there are a lot of things to sort out beforehand.
    Living space, breeding tube, local species (nuptial flight and feeding habits).
    How did you get started with your first colony?

    3 votes
  7. Comment on How do you choose a desktop wallpaper? in ~talk

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    Yes, I decided to buy the WE when it was on sale and I did not regret it for a second. There are a lot of themes to choose from and you can find something for almost every niche subject (you only...

    Yes, I decided to buy the WE when it was on sale and I did not regret it for a second. There are a lot of themes to choose from and you can find something for almost every niche subject (you only have to know what to search for).

    My favourite are currently 2 crows sitting on a tree, observing their surroundings.

    Also the moonlight sonata playing with a full moon over a large body of water, which is perfect for taking a short and relaxing break.

    3 votes
  8. Comment on Two-person boardgames? in ~games.tabletop

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    We have the 2nd and 3rd expansion, which I can really recommend (roughly translated: bars and cathedrals, merchants and builders). We also have the 7th (the catapult), which I can not recommend at...

    We have the 2nd and 3rd expansion, which I can really recommend (roughly translated: bars and cathedrals, merchants and builders).

    We also have the 7th (the catapult), which I can not recommend at all. We removed it after a few tries, because it just does not fit in the with the rest of the game and mostly depends on luck.

    1 vote
  9. Comment on What are you reading these days? in ~books

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    I just finished "Solaris" by Stanisław Lem. A worthwhile read for SF enthusiasts. The world the author created, is very thorough and the only flaw I did not understand was one instance, where the...

    I just finished "Solaris" by Stanisław Lem.
    A worthwhile read for SF enthusiasts. The world the author created, is very thorough and the only flaw I did not understand was one instance, where the protagonist completely changed his point of view from one sentence to the next.

    Next up is "Kindred", by Octavia Butler.
    I read her Xenogenesis series, which completley blew my mind (her description of the ooloi as completely foreign to humanity, gives this series its charm) and is now one of my favourite books.

    As for popular scientific books (I usually read one scientific book and one book with story at the same time).
    I finished "This is how democracies die" by Steven Levitsky and Daniel Ziblatt.
    Currently I am reading "The victory of capital" by Ulrike Herrmann. I did not read anything about capitalism before and I was told this book captures its essence very well.

    2 votes
  10. Comment on Tildes Game Giveaway Thread: Welcoming a New Year in ~games

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    I am sadly not in the position to gift games, but I can definetly vouch for Virginia. It is a short, but beautiful little piece of art, it manages to convey its ambience very well, which is...

    I am sadly not in the position to gift games, but I can definetly vouch for Virginia. It is a short, but beautiful little piece of art, it manages to convey its ambience very well, which is probably thanks to forego any sort of spoken dialogue (as @kfwyre already explained)

    5 votes
  11. Comment on Culture kept in its coffin: How the Netflix model buries our media history in ~tv

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    amazon has a function called watchparty. Different users (everyone needs to have prime access) watch the same movie at the same time. The party owner controls the playback (stop, go froward, etc)...

    amazon has a function called watchparty.

    Different users (everyone needs to have prime access) watch the same movie at the same time. The party owner controls the playback (stop, go froward, etc) and every member can watch in their selwcted language. There is also a group chat.

    4 votes
  12. Comment on Weekly coronavirus-related chat, questions, and minor updates - week of December 21 in ~health.coronavirus

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    There appeared 2 new mutated versions of Corona (1 in England, 1 in South Africa) The one in England has 16 mutations (which is very much in such a short time) and is already responsible for 60%...

    There appeared 2 new mutated versions of Corona (1 in England, 1 in South Africa)

    The one in England has 16 mutations (which is very much in such a short time) and is already responsible for 60% of the corona infections in London.
    They don't know much about it yet, but it is expected to spread much more easily than the original strang. Otherwise, it seems to stay close to the original and they are hopeful that the vaccine still works.

    In response to that other countries (e.g. wales, germany, france) locked down their airports.

    This brings out the fear of the virus again and what this could mean for the new year

    Edit: There are already cases with the english mutation reported in some european countries

    10 votes
  13. Comment on [SOLVED] Looking for the name of a specific board game, recommended on tildes in ~games.tabletop

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    No, @PapaNachos found the right topic. It was a post about boardgames with unique mechanics. I appreciate the help non the less.

    No, @PapaNachos found the right topic. It was a post about boardgames with unique mechanics.
    I appreciate the help non the less.

    1 vote
  14. Comment on [SOLVED] Looking for the name of a specific board game, recommended on tildes in ~games.tabletop

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    For some reason that did not cross my mind, I've spend quite some time backtracking the timeline... Thanks for the advice.

    For some reason that did not cross my mind, I've spend quite some time backtracking the timeline...

    Thanks for the advice.

    1 vote
  15. Comment on [SOLVED] Looking for the name of a specific board game, recommended on tildes in ~games.tabletop

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    yes, thank you very much

    yes, thank you very much

    2 votes
  16. [SOLVED] Looking for the name of a specific board game, recommended on tildes

    As the title suggests, I am lookimg for the name of an existing boardgame. Some time ago (months), there was a discussion about boardgame recommendations. One person described a very interesting...

    As the title suggests, I am lookimg for the name of an existing boardgame.
    Some time ago (months), there was a discussion about boardgame recommendations. One person described a very interesting boardgame, which I wanted to gift my family for christmas, but I sadly closed the tab with it and I can't find the original post anymore.

    The game goes as follows:
    One player builds a construct with different shapes and colours according to certain guidelines. The other players now have to find the rules, which the presentated construct follows, by building their own construct and getting feedback from the gamemaster, if it fulfills their guidelines.

    According to the poster, this game was originally a game a group of friends played in college, it became so popular that they created a sellable version. Recently they revamped it.

    P.S. I am not really familiar with this kind of post, so if I did anything wrong, some feedback would be nice.

    P.P.S. Is there some kind of function (maybe through tags?) to mark this post as solved, if hopefully someone managed to recognise the game?

    8 votes
  17. Comment on Celeste: Is Madeline canonically trans? in ~games

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    Now that I think about it wasn't the colour of her hair: pink with 2 jumps, red with 1 and blue when she is out of jumps? Red and blue are often used to represent male and female sex (nowadays,...

    Now that I think about it wasn't the colour of her hair: pink with 2 jumps, red with 1 and blue when she is out of jumps?

    Red and blue are often used to represent male and female sex (nowadays, pink is heavily marketed towards "girly stuff").

    I would then understand her blue state as her physical body (ergo male sex), since it is physically impossible for a human body to perfom multiple jumps.

    Her gender might then be pink and red her personality. Since the personality incoperates both her mental gender and her physical sex, but is still in the female colour spectrum.

    My interprwtation is still a bit unclear about the difference between red and pink, but this would make sense to me on the first look.

    4 votes
  18. Comment on Insomnia, anyone? in ~health

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    What works for me most of the time when I am not really tired is holding my mouth wide open. This forces my body to yawn continiously and making it tired, which makes falling asleep much easier....

    What works for me most of the time when I am not really tired is holding my mouth wide open. This forces my body to yawn continiously and making it tired, which makes falling asleep much easier.

    Another thing that helps sometimes are deep controlled breaths and letting my whole body relax with every breath.

    When nothing works I just read a book, until I can't hold my eyes open anymore (nothing too exciting). This way the night does not feel completely wasted.

    2 votes
  19. Comment on What misconceptions would you like to clear up about your country/the country you live in? in ~talk

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    The impression I heard from people close to me (mostly left) and partly my own: She is a good and dependable politician showed that she can make decisions by herself (not always the puppet of her...

    The impression I heard from people close to me (mostly left) and partly my own:

    • She is a good and dependable politician
    • showed that she can make decisions by herself (not always the puppet of her party)
    • listens to the general public (nuclear exit)
    • people pleaser (she makes these decisions only to get votes; kinda dumb imo, to critize this instead of being happy that she does them)
    • while she listens to the public (point above), she does not execute them thoroughly enough (climate goals)
    • appears too weak (trying to hold status quo with foreign countries and not holding her ground)
    • not standing her ground against american influence (Snowden, nordstream 2, military bases)
      -still influenced by lobbies (coal, vw)
    • still too close to conservative ideals (gay marriage)

    All in all she is viewed as a respectable politician and while she has still a lot of flaws, she is definetly the best candidate the CDU has to offer and a good choice to represent germany.

    1 vote
  20. Comment on Announcing Tildes' Make Something Month (Timasomo) for 2020! in ~tildes

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    To bring a bit of horror into it, you could manifest his anxieties into a demonic form, which only he can see. The reminiscence could take place by him talking about his past and his inner demon...

    To bring a bit of horror into it, you could manifest his anxieties into a demonic form, which only he can see.
    The reminiscence could take place by him talking about his past and his inner demon antagonising him, thus forming a dialogue between them.

    3 votes