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Stab 'Em Into Place

Stab 'Em Into Place

Update: 2020-11-02
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  • Fabric and circus arts.

  • Getting private trampoline lessons at the largest nonprofit circus in Seattle.

  • Being happy with an audience size that doesn't require you to moderate very much.

  • Forming smaller communities to take care of the people left behind by large governmental systems.

  • Empowering smaller communities to take care of each other.

  • Knowing your neighbors and caring more about them than people you don't know.

  • Cultivating a neighborhood to make sure you live near people you want to know.

  • The long term viability of the nuclear family.

  • A commune of queer people funded by a couple of tech jobs.

  • Motorizing two wooden planks and hooking them up to the internet to get hugs online.

  • Getting a whole lot done when you don't have internet access but now there's internet access everywhere.

  • Adding a physical ritual to a mental activity to make it feel real.

  • Putting the tomato on a different shelf to indicate that you are done with it.

  • An accountability mailing list where people might hypothetically judge you for what you haven't gotten done.

  • Fake accountability that feels real.

  • Trying to replicate a warehouse full of indie game devs on Discord.

  • Asking you for friends' lunch table to be enlarged so you can fit.

  • Writing a Discord bot that replicates the chat of every voice channel in every other voice channel.

  • Solving a social problem with social change rather than software.

  • How many clicks it takes to switch chat rooms.

  • Running through a procedurally generated maze.

  • Doing floating point math by aliasing the bytes to an integer and subtracting it from a weird magic number.

  • Code that is so self contained and stable that it's not really a problem that nobody understands it.

  • Old programmers retiring and their knowledge leaving with them because they didn't document anything.

  • Writing a megabyte long brain dump of everything you know about a project before it leaves your head.

  • The talk Jim didn't give describing the shaving cream technology in Glittermitten Grove.

  • Being too tired from your shaving cream rendering R&D project to do a good job on your beard rendering R&D project.

  • Wario Ware except with relaxing minigames rather than stressful ones.

  • Porting your game from modern systems to MS-DOS so you can sell it on a floppy disk.

  • How scratch and sniff failed where a Smell-O-Vision video gaming peripheral will succeed.

  • A swear filter but for smells.

  • The Femicom museum.

  • Going for walks around your neighborhood and seeing the outside of someone's house.

  • The hidden interior of a stranger's home as an allegory for their unknowable mind.

  • Peeking into your neighbor's window whenever you get the chance.

  • Which service jobs let you go into people's houses and see how they live.

  • How it's okay to let the cleaning service employees see your secrets because you don't consider the working poor to be real people.

  • Whether house cleaners get a small amount of joy in knowing the weird secrets of rich people.

  • The guy who comes in every few months for repairs because your computer is completely full of porn.

  • Seeing someone's deepest darkest secrets and being like "it was aight"

  • Wanting a nicely interior-designed house but not wanting to put in any effort.

  • Wanting to paint your house and painting one wall and thinking "I'm good."

  • Getting the kind of paint that seems like a normal wall color but changes to a garish color after it dries, to fool your wife.

  • Being ready to learn all the new hobbies as lockdown starts but someone already bought all the sewing machines and felting needles.

  • How many more ways you can fuck up a sewing project vs. a knitting project.

  • Pulling out all the stitches in a pleated skirt for the third time and deciding you want a different hobby.

  • Taking natural animal fibers and stabbing them into place.

  • A sewing project having to hang on someone's body in a particular way.

  • Learning every game development skill so you can make games without ever talking to anyone.

  • Smearing goo on a white surface and it becoming a picture somehow.

  • The hobbies we'd have if we had infinite time.

  • Looking at a painting and seeing which parts the painter messed up by looking for the parts that are thickest.

  • The "warmest greetings" coffee cup.

  • The animated gif where they poke a hole in the coffee cup and coffee spurts out.

  • Making a d-pad feel like a fresh control scheme by attaching a jetski to it.

  • Inventing a solution while also entertaining your audience.

  • Co-op TIS-100, where each player gets their own CPU cell.

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