? Alan Porter (@rockhopper)

Raleigh, NC, USA

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I am annoyed by the new trendy usage of the word “drop” to mean “publish”.

Bloomberg dropped their popular podcast..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…cB

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AvatarsOfThey The delta variant remains untroubled by anti-vaxer concerns.

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Twice now, seeing the quote from @mollywood about how we’re not protecting our stuff, leaving the door unlocked, bl..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…LC

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@brdrck “Siri Suggestions”, basically noticing a trend in your usage. Configure it in Settings / Siri pic.twitter.com/XbSWAWm34G

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Printer maintenance is in progress. Do not interrupt.

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@frijole I would ask to see their airworthiness certificate. By law, they have to show it to you. And then you’ll… https://t.co/BIiWFKhE5H

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@llsethj Publishing the numbers is great, but I find it funny the way they mix up the presentation of percentages a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…No

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Later episodes look like they were intentionally filmed in a gimmicky way that shows off HDR, bright brights and da..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…BD

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The saga continues. A few seasons later, I noticed the director seemed to be going for a super high contrast, ove..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…02

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scottjshapiro If the last two years were a movie, in which scientists develop a near-perfect vaccine for a deadly plague, but hal..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…mL

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@AmazonHelp Read on… it’s not the TV. Starting the next episode and going back seems to reset it… most of the..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…RD

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At one point, it got so bad we turned off all of the lights in the house, and we still couldn’t really tell what wa..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…tf

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At first, our only “solution” was a full power cycle of the TV. We also tried starting different “apps” like Netfli..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…NH

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We watch with subtitles on, and they are full-brightness. Meanwhile, titles rendered into the content (show name, a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…VT

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I intentionally didn’t mention the show, because the show itself is a dark space-themed show. But the problem is in..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…op

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We’ve been binge-watching a show on Amazon Prime on our new 4K TV, and it SOMETIMES plays back extremely dark. Subt..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Bb

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I am playing Slack-A-Mole this morning.

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@StephenWagner7 Plus, there’s fewer cars on the road while you’re making your movie.

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@textfiles The last few decades have taught us that the TRUE cost of open source software is having to endure perio..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…qb

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We spent the day at Sylvan Heights Bird Park in Scotland Neck NC. Well worth the drive (2 hours from Cary). pic.twitter.com/6FRj6Ljcyx

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* Note : the Chevy Volt is designed to keep gas much longer than most cars because it’s a plug-in electric with a b..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Wd

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I finally burned off the tank of gas that I put in my car over Father’s Day weekend… of 2020! *

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Pro tip : next time you’re at a wedding, have someone take a few pictures of you by yourself. When it’s time for a..twitter.com/i/web/status/1…Td

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ryanhuber This is how normal people feel when information security “experts” talk to them about staying safe on the internet. pic.twitter.com/aMAQWD18bi

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