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[-] [email protected] 11 points 3 months ago* (last edited 3 months ago)

I had one of those super vivid and engaging dreams that was so engaging that I snoozed my alarm 5 times (over 50 minutes) to get to the end of it. Felt like a therapy session that I didn't want to leave hanging.

E: also this is the first week in a while I have worked every single day. I am pretty sick of it. Next job definitely has to be part time...

[-] [email protected] 6 points 3 months ago

I dreamt Mr Seagoon was reading one of his stories to people but they didn't know he wrote it. I was totes proud of him. 💗

And then I went to a second hand book shop /old library to look for ancient travel books but they didn't have any. There was a totes cool planetarium of Earth but there was only one person looking.

But I did find a bunch of lost jewellery in a corner off the marble steps and some of it was cool. Then I felt guilty about finding it.

Then Ted Cat meowed in my ear and patted my hair. Time for first breakfast.

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[-] [email protected] 11 points 3 months ago

whinge:
I'm annoyed. I have not done anything to deserve getting a cold. Last two times I caught something I went to a memorable event. I have been staying hydrated, eating fruits and veggies, and exercising. What do I get? A sore throat now and a cold coming up.

[-] [email protected] 4 points 3 months ago

Stay strong baconmashbrownsugar. I believe in you 💪

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[-] [email protected] 10 points 3 months ago

Thanks to everyone that popped by to say congrats yesterday! Sorry for not replying but I have been celebrating very hard. Tonight I discovered frozés and my life is better for it.

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[-] [email protected] 10 points 3 months ago

For forty days the flood kept coming on the earth, and as the waters increased they lifted the ark high above the earth.

Genesis 7:17

Enough already. Thou shall bring the sunshine to to the people asap.

Melbourne 1:12

[-] [email protected] 8 points 3 months ago

And yea, on the 41st day the waters still fell, as it was a lesson to all those who cast doubt upon the BoM.

Melbourne 1:13

[-] [email protected] 6 points 3 months ago

And on the 42nd day when the heavens did clear and the earth still moist, thou shall hath humidity and mosquitoes.

Melbourne 3:12

[-] [email protected] 6 points 3 months ago

Be careful what you ask for. Look at the BOM forecast for Mon & Tue next week.

[-] [email protected] 5 points 3 months ago

Don't worry. Next week I'll be whinging that it's too hot.

[-] [email protected] 4 points 3 months ago

I will join you.

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[-] [email protected] 9 points 3 months ago* (last edited 3 months ago)

So this is Christmas And what have you done? Another year over Still getting fucked up the bum

Rent increases are ridiculous Shopping's a chore Can't feed the family People still poor

No backbone has Albo Keep your tears and your shit What choice do we have now? When the other's a twit

A very merry Christmas And a happy new year Shit is going up, including the price of my beer.

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[-] [email protected] 8 points 3 months ago

I live two stops from the free tram zone. I am too miser to pay $10 every day and am too anxious not tapping on a tram so instead I just walk two stops 💁‍♂️ added benefit of upping my step count for the day in addition to savings

[-] [email protected] 4 points 3 months ago

I'd totally do that too. PT is expensive for short trips yo.

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[-] [email protected] 8 points 3 months ago* (last edited 3 months ago)

A friend of mine reminded me that one of my favourite things to do on a cruise is air dry on my room's balcony after a shower when underway at sea. So I tasked AI with making a majestic visualisation of that and then I did a wee bit of Photoshopping and.. BEHOLD!

Pixelated for modesty (in reality there's just a pinkish coloured 'shape' under there which looks suggestive when pixelated)

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[-] [email protected] 7 points 3 months ago

55 KILOGRAMS OF TOFU CAT LITTER crazed laughter

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[-] [email protected] 7 points 3 months ago

Woke to a bunch of people who decided to put aggro panties on and are determined to make it my problem.

I care not, 'tis Friday and i am above such things 🧘🧘

[-] [email protected] 4 points 3 months ago

People with aggro panties on often have shit festering in there and want everyone else to join them in their misery, I reckon.

[-] [email protected] 4 points 3 months ago

yup, hence the refusal to engage. Not my circus, not my monkeys, not my shit filled panties.

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[-] [email protected] 7 points 3 months ago

Happy (what we still call even though the seasons have obviously shifted later by at least a month) Summer!

I have the day off today. I might go to Costco.

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[-] [email protected] 7 points 3 months ago

Successful acquisition of Christmas tree. They didn’t have any 7 footers unfortunately so maybe a 6’2” or so. Plenty of room for my topper this year.

It’s still in the car because it’s beer o clock and need a little sit down

[-] [email protected] 7 points 3 months ago* (last edited 3 months ago)

Shane McGowan of The Pogues has died 🙁

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[-] [email protected] 6 points 3 months ago* (last edited 3 months ago)

It's frustrating to be limited to mostly sedentary hobbies (that are still a fair amount of physical and mental work).

I decided to take it down to the very basics and speedrun a 'draw manga' book with the cheap sketchbook and supplies, beginning with drawing head proportions and they looked terrible at first... when I draw by instinct it looks kind of okay, but these looked drawn with my left hand. But I then took some advice I'd heard about many small sketches and filled a few pages with heads about the size of 20c and 50c pieces... and as I went I started to make adjustments and learn what made them look off. Then while away from it and looking at someone's real face during a conversation I realised another change that was needed etc.

So, annoyingly, grinding skill points... works. You can't just be a quick study by looking or reading, it seems you really do need to physically do it to learn. It's just so hard to stick with. It's discouraging and boring, and learning is hard work. Sometimes rarely I can focus on it really well but other times it's hard to focus on boring basics. And sitting up for long periods is tough. You're meant to draw sitting upright with good posture for your health and to make it easier/mark correctly but it is so tiring. I'd have to do the wrist stretches too if I actually did manage to grind practice drawings. :( My wrist hurts even just from using a mouse.

Maybe I can buy a portable tabletop easel to go on my lap/lap desk and work out a way to prop myself up for more support. And maybe if I had movies or music or even those dumb snippet cartoon compilations going in the background that could help me concentrate. (Sometimes it does.)

I'm thinking of Melbcat still. It's kind of good she's still being looked after because I'm still feeling pretty ordinary, but I feel guilt about leaving her there. I hope she's adjusting and coping well with the fear free techniques. She's got her favourite heated bed, her toys, and her own food... but I couldn't explain to her what was happening and tell her I would be coming back.

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[-] [email protected] 6 points 3 months ago

So over locky lockdowns I was betting with myself on what time it was when waking up. Using sun, road noise, birds... I got pretty good at it with no alarm.

Anyway this morning I was 1.5 hrs off which is shameful.

[-] [email protected] 5 points 3 months ago

I live near a school so I get to cheat at that game. Locky d was very surreal because the school bell was still there... but no students or road noise.

[-] [email protected] 6 points 3 months ago

Anybody got a gripe? Wanna get anything off your chest? Confession perhaps? Let rip.

[-] [email protected] 8 points 3 months ago

I'm sick of working more or less the same hours every week for over 2 years and yet I'm a casual.

On a deeper level, I'm pissed off that I didn't make more of my life due to low self esteem and confidence and a lack of self belief. Any bright spark of confidence and independence of spirit I displayed as a child was vigorously and abusively snuffed out by my parents, who wanted obedience and servitude from me. I was the dux of my school but I never believed I was good enough for anything worthwhile. I was a perpetual doormat in my early relationships, and more than occasionally a punching bag. Now I'm working as a casual in manufacturing, 50 years old, physically tired and working my arse off.

I'm pissed off that my mother's sons from her first marriage (who she blatantly loved more than me) contested her Will for a greater share of my childhood home (that they never lived in) so I didn't get to inherit that house, and that was probably my only shot at home ownership.

I'm pissed off that I was such a wimp for much of my life, too scared to take risks, too worried about failure.. and that in itself is a failure.

Wow! 🥫🪱🪱🪱. Sorry guys! Well, you did ask..

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[-] [email protected] 7 points 3 months ago* (last edited 3 months ago)

I'm so tired of being stressed out and in constant pain. Not a fan of talking about it because it's such a bummer but every single day is a battle

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[-] [email protected] 5 points 3 months ago

This is waay more serious than hot take thurs.

[-] [email protected] 7 points 3 months ago

I don't mind hearing people's rants on here.

[-] [email protected] 5 points 3 months ago

The opposite. I found the exact hedge clipper I was considering buying, in hard rubbish.

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[-] [email protected] 5 points 3 months ago

Yes! Sweeping involves under furniture and behind doors. Not bloody good enough!

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[-] [email protected] 4 points 3 months ago

If this letter from VicToads is another Fine I shall cancel Solstice

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[-] [email protected] 4 points 3 months ago

I don’t really gripe but thank you.

[-] [email protected] 4 points 3 months ago

Not a gripe but I’m ashamed I’ve treated myself to way too much stuff in the last few days.

Also I snuck out from work early today to do shopping.

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[-] [email protected] 5 points 3 months ago

My Spotify wrapped was full of dead people - thanks to going on a deep Rodriguez and Sinead O'Connor retro this year (PSA Rodriguez Cold Fact is one of the great albums but I forgot it existed). Plus Beethoven is one of my headphone concentration go-tos ....

.. time to add the Pogues to that list I guess. RIP Shane McGowan. Impressed you made it to 65 old man.

[-] [email protected] 5 points 3 months ago

I've decided I won't be renewing my Costco membership when it expires at the end of the year. I'm just not coming here often enough and I don't need enough to justify it.

So I've gone out with a bang. Might be the most I've spent in one shop here without buying something big like a desk, air fryer or espresso machine.

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[-] [email protected] 4 points 3 months ago* (last edited 3 months ago)

It's beer o'clock. Cheers hooligans 🍺

Today's list will be a selection of Australia's finest 80s music made by me. 2 and a half hours of.

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[-] [email protected] 4 points 3 months ago

Pinch and a punch, my peeps…

Man, time is just… Where does it go?

[-] [email protected] 4 points 3 months ago
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[-] [email protected] 4 points 3 months ago

Today is Christmas tree day. I will attempt Fairfield Christmas tree “farm”. Never been so see how we go. I’m after a 7 footer 🦶

[-] [email protected] 4 points 3 months ago* (last edited 3 months ago)

For anyone Bayside, Mordialloc Sea Scouts are selling trees, prices start from $80 for a 6-footer

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