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  1. Comment on Any custom themes using Stylus? in ~tildes

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    The sidebar links are mapped to var(--cyan) instead of var(--link). Not bad for a quick evening project. The bulk of the work was done by whoever did the initial themes for the site. :)

    The sidebar links are mapped to var(--cyan) instead of var(--link).

    Not bad for a quick evening project. The bulk of the work was done by whoever did the initial themes for the site. :)

    1 vote
  2. Comment on Any custom themes using Stylus? in ~tildes

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    oh yeah, that wouldn't be good. But this is all separate stuff that can easily be commented out or completely removed.

    oh yeah, that wouldn't be good. But this is all separate stuff that can easily be commented out or completely removed.

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  3. Comment on Any custom themes using Stylus? in ~tildes

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    yeah, it works well -- but that super dark neon theme was pretty close to the output of a terminal theme. So not all work well, but doing it manually seems to be alright. I posted one here with...

    yeah, it works well -- but that super dark neon theme was pretty close to the output of a terminal theme. So not all work well, but doing it manually seems to be alright.

    I posted one here with some tweaks from my previous theme

    https://gitlab.com/tomflint/tildes-stylus-template/raw/master/template.css

    1 vote
  4. Comment on What are the best movies mainly set in a single location? in ~movies

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    I’m case you’re looking for some light reading :) Dogville script

    I’m case you’re looking for some light reading :)

    Dogville script

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  5. Comment on What are the best movies mainly set in a single location? in ~movies

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    I'd still say it's one location, even though the marked off areas represent other locations. But like you said, it can go either way :)

    I'd still say it's one location, even though the marked off areas represent other locations. But like you said, it can go either way :)

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  6. Comment on What are the best movies mainly set in a single location? in ~movies

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    Rope is great. He was limited by film, but later on we had Russian Ark that did it for real. There's a decent little documentary on the making of it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ORMTAKh4NHI

    Rope is great. He was limited by film, but later on we had Russian Ark that did it for real. There's a decent little documentary on the making of it.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ORMTAKh4NHI

    1 vote
  7. Comment on What are the best movies mainly set in a single location? in ~movies

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    The commentary from Stephen Knight (Director) is fairly interesting. Basically, they had everybody on the phone sitting around a table in a rented meeting room at a hotel (I think this is right)...

    The commentary from Stephen Knight (Director) is fairly interesting. Basically, they had everybody on the phone sitting around a table in a rented meeting room at a hotel (I think this is right) and they did the full drive three or four times to make sure that the scenery and all would be accurate.

    Great pick!

    2 votes
  8. Comment on Any custom themes using Stylus? in ~tildes

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    okay -- give this a swing. Purely as a proof of concept I mashed together a CYBERPUNK NEON theme I found on github. I plunked everything in place really quickly without much thought....

    okay -- give this a swing. Purely as a proof of concept I mashed together a CYBERPUNK NEON theme I found on github. I plunked everything in place really quickly without much thought.

    https://gist.github.com/hello-party/06f7d9b65e9b3ccaabba327e69cd7862

    Right now the neon stuff is commented out and Dracula is commented in. I haven't got a generator going, but it's fairly easy to set up a decent theme.

    quick note: if anyone stumbles onto this and tries it out, there are bound to be errors.

    Here it is with (roughly) the same colors as my previous theme and some other modifications not in the gist -- https://i.imgur.com/Av8bzEG.png

    1 vote
  9. Comment on Windows 7 support has ended in ~tech

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    well, you're in luck! Jesus is still on Windows ME.

    well, you're in luck! Jesus is still on Windows ME.

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  10. Comment on Windows 7 support has ended in ~tech

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    That makes sense. LTSC + OpenShell bypasses the tiles and ads, at least... but I get what you're saying. A buddy of mine is sticking with Windows 7 until Jesus himself comes and forces him to...

    That makes sense. LTSC + OpenShell bypasses the tiles and ads, at least... but I get what you're saying.

    A buddy of mine is sticking with Windows 7 until Jesus himself comes and forces him to update.

    If you do dig into Linux and are new to Linux, don't copy and paste anything when you're googling. It won't take long to pick up the basics and live a very comfortable life with whichever distro you go with. I use Xubuntu with i3 (a tiling window manager.) If it weren't for some specific software, I'd use Linux full time.

    5 votes
  11. Comment on Windows 7 support has ended in ~tech

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    I was hesitant to get into Windows 10, but Windows 10 with OpenShell / Classic Shell does help us avoid the awful start menu with tiles. I think you said you were against this before, but Windows...

    I was hesitant to get into Windows 10, but Windows 10 with OpenShell / Classic Shell does help us avoid the awful start menu with tiles.

    I think you said you were against this before, but Windows 10 LTSC is really the way to go. It avoids all of the unnecessary crap that the other versions come packaged with.

    As for hardware, I've found that Windows 10 runs as well, if not better than Windows 7. I can only speak for LTSC, but I know others have had a similar experience.

    5 votes
  12. Comment on What are the best movies mainly set in a single location? in ~movies

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    Have you watched Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond? Carrey went almost beyond method while filming Man on the Moon, and they made a nice little documentary about it with a lot of footage. I absolutely...

    Have you watched Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond? Carrey went almost beyond method while filming Man on the Moon, and they made a nice little documentary about it with a lot of footage.

    I absolutely love Kaufman's work. Probably my favorite Inter-gender wrestling champion.

    2 votes
  13. Comment on What are the best movies mainly set in a single location? in ~movies

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    We are among the few who have watched it. If anybody else did it, I’d hate it. Haha. Dogville is unbelievable. If you can, track down the Dogville diaries or something — it’s production footage...

    We are among the few who have watched it. If anybody else did it, I’d hate it. Haha.

    Dogville is unbelievable. If you can, track down the Dogville diaries or something — it’s production footage with a confessional. It’s like icing on the cake.

    Rear Window is one of the best. Not much else to say about it. It’s in my top ten (with about fifty other films, if I’m being honest)

    1 vote
  14. Comment on What are the best movies mainly set in a single location? in ~movies

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    Well, since you liked My Dinner with Andre then you might enjoy My Breakfast with Blassie with Andy Kaufman and Freddie Blassie. The Lighthouse is pretty great. Definitely not what I expected....

    Well, since you liked My Dinner with Andre then you might enjoy My Breakfast with Blassie with Andy Kaufman and Freddie Blassie.

    The Lighthouse is pretty great. Definitely not what I expected.

    I'll also add Dogville and Rear Window to the list.

    2 votes
  15. Comment on Any custom themes using Stylus? in ~tildes

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    well, I did generate the variables using Google sheets. I have a script that automatically updates the cell background to the hex value. Using Sheets, someone could use https://terminal.sexy/ to...

    well, I did generate the variables using Google sheets. I have a script that automatically updates the cell background to the hex value.

    Using Sheets, someone could use https://terminal.sexy/ to generate their color scheme, copy the Xresources formatting, paste it into a sheet and then the formula would spit it out..

    ={":root {";
      ARRAYFORMULA(
       "    "&
       QUERY(
        IF(ISBLANK(A2:A),,
         REGEXREPLACE(A2:A,"\*.","--")),
        "select Col1 
         where not Col1 contains '!' and 
         Col1 is not null")&";");"}"}
    

    which blesses us with

    :root {
        --foreground:   #565e65;
        --background:   #f3f4f5;
        --cursorColor:  #565e65;
        --color0:       #1c2023;
        --color8:       #747c84;
        --color1:       #c7ae95;
        --color9:       #c7ae95;
        --color2:       #95c7ae;
        --color10:      #95c7ae;
        --color3:       #aec795;
        --color11:      #aec795;
        --color4:       #ae95c7;
        --color12:      #ae95c7;
        --color5:       #c795ae;
        --color13:      #c795ae;
        --color6:       #95aec7;
        --color14:      #95aec7;
        --color7:       #c7ccd1;
        --color15:      #f3f4f5;
    }
    

    That would be one way to go about it :)

    quick edit: did you see the code blocks in my theme? I'm curious if they worked for anyone else.

    1 vote
  16. Comment on Any custom themes using Stylus? in ~tildes

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    yeah, that's a straight find and replace. When I get some time, I'll work through it to iron out the kinks and change some variables so they're logical. Once the colors are set, it'd be a breeze...

    yeah, that's a straight find and replace. When I get some time, I'll work through it to iron out the kinks and change some variables so they're logical. Once the colors are set, it'd be a breeze to have a second section for physical changes.

    Then once it's all done, the three of us who are into this will go 'hm.. that's slick.' and forget it ever existed :)

    1 vote
  17. Comment on Any custom themes using Stylus? in ~tildes

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    yeah, that or ☉ is good. So, I took the solarized light theme from the stylesheet and bulk mapped it (roughly) with variables. It's pretty close. With a little work, this might work as a good...

    yeah, that or ☉ is good.

    So, I took the solarized light theme from the stylesheet and bulk mapped it (roughly) with variables. It's pretty close. With a little work, this might work as a good Stylus template for color changes.

    give it a swing

    1 vote
  18. Comment on TV Tuesdays Free Talk in ~tv

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    I'm working through Fosse/Verdon. I love Michelle Williams. I love Sam Rockwell. I wish I had started this sooner. It's no surprise that Williams is getting recognized for her performance. In an...

    I'm working through Fosse/Verdon. I love Michelle Williams. I love Sam Rockwell. I wish I had started this sooner.

    It's no surprise that Williams is getting recognized for her performance. In an already cinematic level series, she's giving an Oscar-worthy performance.

    I'm also working through an essentials list for Psych. It's goofy, but enjoyable enough. A good portion of it was filmed around where I used to live, so it's nice to see some places that have since changed or shut down.

    I'm going to start Wisting soon. Carrie-Anne Moss plays a CIA agent in this Norwegian police procedural. I haven't heard any talk about this series, but I also don't hear a lot about Norwegian shows to begin with. I'm hoping for something along the lines of Deutschland 83/86 and The Killing (either version.)

    2 votes
  19. Comment on Any custom themes using Stylus? in ~tildes

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    I also added icons to the little actions menu. I couldn't think of anything else to replace the Actions with. haha I'm so rusty with CSS. I wasn't ever good to begin with, but working through this...

    I also added icons to the little actions menu. I couldn't think of anything else to replace the Actions with. haha

    I'm so rusty with CSS. I wasn't ever good to begin with, but working through this has been fun.

    1 vote
  20. Comment on Any custom themes using Stylus? in ~tildes

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    yeah, with it being compiled, that'd be a pain in the ass. And really, for those of us who want to change things, it's not difficult to use stylus.

    yeah, with it being compiled, that'd be a pain in the ass. And really, for those of us who want to change things, it's not difficult to use stylus.

    3 votes