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: DNA is an acid that is made up of bases. 🤔

: Looks like we just traded my favorite player! I’ll miss telling everyone about how good Nick Lima’s …

: For my birthday, Vanessa got me a CD that I’ve been wanting for a long time. I came across it years …

: Had a great time seeing the Flaming Lips last week. They played two sets: the first being a full …

: 💉 💉

: RIP Molly Holzschlag. We are all forever indebted.

: Elixir yak-shaving I’ve finally decided to look into Elixir. I know I will love it! I have started doing the …

: RIP Bram Moolenaar Bram created vim which is a terminal-based text editor so good that it comes …

: Austin FC never seems to get a break when it comes to these “extracurricular” cups. Let’s hope they …

: Finally got my Playdate! Played some Casual Birder at Kerbey Lane Café last night while waiting for …

: Today at work we are using the PostGIS function ST_MakeValid. I propose a new alias to this function …

: Hanging out with Dolly Parton at the Aristocrat Lounge

: Gowalla!

: One of the many entertaining things about the extremely slow process for getting repaid for my long …

: You know it’s a new year when a change to how you handle time in your tests that you wrote eleven …

: Twitter Sucks is now live again, after migrating it from Heroku’s discontinued free plan to …

: I was watching a YouTube video about Baby Jessica (after listening to the excellent You’re …

: 🅦🅞🅡🅓🄸🄿🄻🅈 #8 🌟 Length Score: 93% 🚀 Letter Score: 65 🔗 Play Wordiply: https://www.wordiply.com 🎬 …

: Got some prescription sunglasses for the first time in my life. Gonna take some getting used to. 😎

: Just watched a video about Jotai, a minimal state management library my team uses with React. Pretty …

: I just migrated my Mastodon account to nertzy@ruby.social. For now I think I’m going to try …

: Is there a paid service that I can point a DNS record to, and it hosts a private Mastodon instance …

: Ghost Line X at Rosewood Park #dada

: Oh, I get it. He’s “sinking” Twitter.

: Another week, another playoff. Looking good so far! ⚽️ #austinfc

: Let’s go Austin FC! ⚽️

: Phoenix at ACL Festival

: Arlo Parks About to see Phoenix at ACL Festival for the third time. 🎸

: Daily Duotrigordle #199 Guesses: X/37 0️⃣8️⃣ 0️⃣9️⃣ 0️⃣4️⃣ 0️⃣6️⃣ 1️⃣0️⃣ 🟥🟥 🟥🟥 🟥🟥 🟥🟥 🟥🟥 3️⃣7️⃣ …

: Real Salt Lake 0 - Moussa Djitté 3 ⚽️ ⚽️ ⚽️ #austinfc

: Seeing Stereolab for the fifth time.🎹🎺 I was able to get a new red laundry bag at the merch table to …

: RIP QE2 👑

: Compiling a Linux kernel by hand for the first time in about a decade. Wish me luck!

: Oof that was a tough loss. A lot of fun to watch! #austinfc ⚽️

: Going through my vinyl collection. Found this “club reaction” form in a promo copy of an …

: I solved Semantle #41 in 24 guesses. My first guess had a similarity of 3.94. My first word in the …

: Absurdle 6/∞ ⬜⬜⬜⬜⬜ ⬜⬜⬜⬜⬜ ⬜⬜🟩⬜⬜ 🟩⬜🟩🟨⬜ 🟩⬜🟩🟩🟨 🟩🟩🟩🟩🟩

: I just released pg_search 2.3.6 and with_model 2.1.6.

: The Gift of It’s Your Problem Now - apenwarr: Free software is a gift. Here’s the thing …

: “Can you imagine having your entire adult identity wrapped up in something? Like, this is the only …

: My friend has a dog @stevedogs512k

: I am reading this article and finding that I agree with what it says is happening. Should we cool it …

: Donovan Keith live at the Domain NORTHSIDE

: Great to see Austin FC playing a solid game. Two first goals by two great new players. 2-0 …

: Put on a spare tire for the first time.

: LA FC at Austin FC ⚽️

: Agent Mobius has access to many different soft drinks across the timeline, and he makes a choice …

: ⚽️➡️🥅 ¡Verdes Listos!

: Rainy week in Austin. Hoping for some good thunderstorms! ⛈

: About to go get a haircut for the first time in months. 💇🏻‍♂️

: Thanks for all the musique.

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: I just used Hey to block someone from sending me an unsolicited Ruby on Rails job posting. So, …

: Just started “The Mystic Maze” by Magic Puzzle Company

: Today my wife surprised me with ube mochi donuts from Bom Bakeshop! 💕🍩💕

: I had fun today helping out the Archive Team with their quick-turnaround project to archive all of …

: It’s funny how conservatives want Big Government to step in to prevent natural market forces …

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: I watched ♕ The Queen’s Gambit which is amazing. I rarely play chess, but have fond memories …

: pg_search at 10 years 🎂 Ten years ago today, I pair programmed with Petra Jaros on the first commit for pg_search, my Ruby …

: @nytimes This has been bothering me. That’s not time!

: 🍔🍟📱

: Thanks to all the DevOps teams at large media sites. It’s got to be a huge amount of work to handle …

: Patience.

: Checking out nb, a pretty cool tool for keeping notes on the command line and syncing them between …

: I’m reading How do the COVID-19 vaccines work? by @fancycomma

: Just hit my 1000th test run for pg_search over at Travis CI. Hope it passes! 🤞

: Voting! The line at the Holiday Inn in Travis County is short right now. About 10 minutes.

: Anytime I read a news article that mentions the “novel coronavirus”, it makes me want to …

: I just released version 2.3.4 of pg_search. Fix issue when setting various options directly on the …

: 🌮

: Always Be Closing (browser tabs) ❌

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: At Jester King brewery 🍻

: Today I imported dozens of posts from past blogs and homepages dating back to 2001. Check out my …

: I enjoyed Jason Snell’s write-up about the Power Mac G5, which was my first Mac back in 2005.

: Today I checked my Timehop and I had content from 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, …

: I migrated this blog to micro.blog hosting today. Definitely not missing managing my WordPress site. …

: We watched Domain, a fun sci-fi B-movie about a pandemic-ridden society that exclusively …

: @Chris Aldrich Sort of like a hyper-modern version of purple hyperlinks. It would also be fun to be …

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: I’ve just updated a couple of my old personal project websites. Twitter Sucks! - Upgraded all Ruby …

: I’m catching up on MacStories’s “iPad at 10” coverage from last month. I …

: Been having fun the last couple days working on some Rails jobs that download multi-gigabyte gzipped …

: My wife and I have been having fun staying in this weekend and watching season 1 of The Outsider.

: I just read Dealing With a Once-In-A-Century Pathogen and I feel like COVID-19 will prove to be very …

: On Super Tuesday, I was surprised to find a new episode of Election Profit Makers in my podcast …

: It has been great catching up with my former coworker Joe Masilotti who happened to come to …

: Today at IndieWebCamp 2020 Austin I’m figuring out what my personal site nertzy.com has on it and …

: It’s been a fun afternoon of discussions at IndieWebCamp 2020 Austin today. I just led a breakout …

: Everyone is presenting their personal websites. I just hopped up and presented nertzy.com and how I …

: I’m going to post a lot today 😉

: @nataliekayh at IndieWebCamp 2020 Austin talking about people coming over to micro.blog: “It’s not …

: I’m at IndieWebCamp Austin 2020 this weekend.

: WINDOWS VARIAT~1 Loving this Windows-MIDI-themed tribute album …

: At T22 at 2:02 on 2/2/2020 (@ Tumble 22 in Austin, TX) via Swarm

: My wife and I tried out climbing at Austin Bouldering Project last Friday. It was a blast! 🧗‍♂️

: Had a great first day at my new job. Great view on this foggy 🌫 day from our corner office. Looking …

: I just started reading the book Atomic Habits by James Clear. I appreciate his attention to detail …

: I'm getting excited about Play Date, an upcoming handheld video game system from Panic. They …

: Grabbing some cookies from Tiny’s 🍪

: Had a great time at the IndieWeb meetup tonight here in Austin. Met some new folks, and recognized a …

: Ford’s solar-powered electric car takes transportation off the grid - Quartz Ford’s solar-powered electric car takes transportation off the grid - Quartz. One day I hope to have …

: How Much More Does Crossing The Holland Tunnel Cost Today? How Much More Does Crossing The Holland Tunnel Cost Today? Show me a case where a toll highway, …

: The Slowening of Faster Devices The Slowening of Faster Devices My Sharp HDTV suffers from this greatly. It’s miserable …

: If we don’t have something original to say, we won’t. If we don’t have something original to say, we won’t. — Newsweek’s editor, Jon Meacham

: A Tribute to Fallen Sodas A Tribute to Fallen Sodas | Gunaxin Out of this list, the ones I most miss are Josta, Surge, and OK. …

: Mirror, Mirror on the Wall Mirror, Mirror on the Wall - Errol Morris Blog - NYTimes.com A fascinating and lengthy in-depth look …

: The Stoopid Student: Top Ten Nicest College Dorms The Stoopid Student: Top Ten Nicest College Dorms This blog post didn’t get Franklin W. Olin …

: On Reading In the last couple years, I have started reading several books, but finished very few. It would seem …

: The El Pelon Taqueria (which I ate at once) burned Moonset & Apocalypse from Mike on Vimeo. The El Pelon Taqueria (which I ate at once) burned …

: Great Great A new webcomic about a hapless fellow.

: Jonathan Denmark Makes Hip Hop Blush Jonathan Denmark Makes Hip Hop Blush My good friend Jonathan Denmark just got some press coverage …

: Something is afoot Dan and I have just had a pun battle. Check it out!

: Garlic Hamburger Spinach Salad Start with a seasoned hamburger patty. The one I used was from Whole Foods and was covered with …

: I found this ring So a few months ago I lost my Olin College class ring. I figured I’d find it eventually, given that …

: New site for my music Tonight I put together a website to showcase some of the music I’ve written over the years. …

: Now I Really Have A Game Boy Back in high school I discovered the music of Virt, a video game musician who back then was using …

: Update on First Logic Song Jonathan Denmark has added vocals to the song I wrote in Logic earlier this week. Check out …

: Writing my first song in Logic Studio A couple weeks ago I got the new Logic Studio, Apple’s professional-level music writing software. I …

: Warning Forever Recently Austin (the person) and I have been playing Warning Forever, an innovative freeware video …

: Campbell's Soup I’m a big fan of Campbell’s Soup. It’s simple, easy to make, and as American as …

: Local Austin flavor In two months I will have been in Austin for a year, and so far I’ve had a blast. From Austin …

: Just started breakdancing class While most of you were watching Super Bowl XLI, I went to my first breakdancing class. I’m …

: I'm doing fine So after all that brouhaha I still managed to make it out unscathed, save for a couple hundred …

: Grand Misadventures on US Highway 290 On Sunday I drove to Houston to shop for furniture at IKEA, since my apartment only has an …

: Hired by Spiceworks, moving to Austin I have been hired on as a UI Designer at Spiceworks, a startup company in Austin, Texas. This …

: In Austin for a few days I’m in Austin, TX, for a few days for a job interview. Anything I should check out? I’m …

: The military flew over me Today as I was going to get some dinner, about six Chinook helicopters flew overhead. They were …

: Get rid of all the cathode ray tubes! I just realized that in the course of a normal day I no longer have to deal with cathode ray tubes …

: The Kilpatrick Turnpike About a mile from my house one finds the Kilpatrick Turnpike. You might wonder who this toll road …

: A stillness in time Tonight I went outside. There was no wind. I saw a tree and was impressed by its stillness.

: I want to get into open source Lately I’ve been thinking about getting into open source development. Right now, I’m …

: Back in Oklahoma City I’ve graduated with my Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Olin …

: Great article on Olin College in IEEE Spectrum IEEE Spectrum, the magazine of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, ran a feature …

: People are humans Lately people have asked me frequently what I want to be doing once I graduate. I’ve finally …

: What does dining out-rank? “Dining moves up on the college priority list” is an article that talks about the …

: My comment featured on Signal vs. Noise I was just featured as a good commenter on the popular blog Signal vs. Noise. 37signals is a pretty …

: Thoughts on work styles in Los Angeles I spent a few hours today walking up and down Venice Beach and reminiscing on life. I’ve …

: Fun with SketchUp I’ve just discovered SketchUp, a fun 3-d drawing program that Google bought out today. Anyway, …

: I want this watch I have found a watch that I just love! It gives a relative time readout on a handwriting-styled LCD …

: So much out there Lately I’ve been checking out a lot of books from the library. I used to be quite a book …

: We found this key My roommates and I started a website today in honor of the key that we found. wefoundthiskey.com

: Coming up for air Swimming in the Earth is back! Sorry about the downtime. I found old copies of my articles in …

: Ushering for "The Suicide" I ushered for a play at Brandeis the other night. It was a comedy entitled The Suicide, being put on …

: You Beta believe it I’ve just joined the up-and-coming group blog alwaysBETA. My first post, The Beta is Strong …

: Grant Page X is done Announcing my new blog, Swimming in the Earth. Grant Page X is through now. Thanks to everyone who …

: Grant's Take moves on Grant’s Take is officially closed. The idea I had for this blog was too restricting in my …

: What is Swimming in the Earth? Hello everyone. Welcome to Swimming in the Earth, my new blog. I will be posting anything and …

: Why I think Verizon won't win the bandwidth battle with Google Verizon is threatening to start charging Google for the traffic it generates over its internet …

: I’m going to make a new blog soon. Keep watching in the next few days for the link. For now, …

: Salubrion featured on Boing Boing My former roommate’s company, Salubrion, had its featured product mentioned on Boing Boing …

: Jimmy Massey, the Marine who committed atrocities? Via Michelle Malkin comes this St. Louis Post-Dispatch article: For more than a year, former Marine …

: Iraq battle stress called "worse than WWII", but article never makes claim This London Times article has the headline “Iraq battle stress worse than WWII”. …

: We’re about to leave for New Mexico on a family cartrip. We’ll be going by the Los …

: Blogs try to malign Brit Hume's reaction to the 7/7 London attacks Over at mediamatters.org there is a video clip of Brit Hume reporting on Fox News and an …

: Today I happened upon the Paseo Arts Festival. That picture doesn’t really do it justice. …

: I realize what I’ve been missing from Oklahoma. The smell of the air at night after a hot day. …

: Time for a couple of updates from the Grant Hutchins camp. First off, I’ve started a new blog, …

: Doctors portrayed as bandwagon followers unnecessarily Well it looks like you found this blog somehow. Welcome! My plan is to take everyday news articles …

: Ten years ago on this day I sat working on an assignment for my math class. I had tested out of a …

: Hello everyone. I'm in Oklahoma City, about to head back to Boston.  I didn't get to see too …

: My streak ended. No, not that streak. Maybe later for that one. But anyway I forgot to post last …

: Quick post to keep my streak alive… I have an 8:00 am class today! It’s 3:52 am so I …

: Today is my Xanga’s 250th day. That’s right, it’s the “quarter mille”. …

: I wonder if it will be a snow day. The weather is completely horrible and miserable. If it’s a …

: Grant: “Why is J. Lo a popular singer?" Dan: “Cause she’s got a nice …

: Someone needs to tell Google that their stuff isn’t in beta anymore. Napster killed that word …

: I remembered what I was going to blog about last night, but forgot to. Yesterday my professor …

: Back to blogging! A lot of people are getting involved on the Olin College blogring these days. We …

: Today. Check local listings. Interview with the Edmond Sun.

: Hello everyone. It’s been too long since I’ve posted. The next installment of the …

: I’m back in Oklahoma City for Thanksgiving. Last night I went to Rima’s birthday party …

: Sorry I haven’t posted in a while. To tide things over, I’m going to start posting some …

: Eyedropbc58:hey, is this grant? Grant:yes this is Eyedropbc58:thats good Eyedropbc58:uh hello? hwy …

: October 19, 2004 - Tape date January 26, 2005 - Air date

: Hello everyone. So it’s been awhile since my last update. No photos today. I’ve taken a …

: Last Wednesday Cagle and her friend Erin came from Alabama to visit for three days. We wandered …

: My luck continues to rise. When I walked home from work today I found a Yamaha DX7 synthesizer with …

: Today I received a postcard from the daily version of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire. They accepted …

: I have spent the last few days with little social interaction. Today when my friend Mara came to my …

: Hello everyone. I have several important Grant updates for the last couple days. Last Tuesday, July …

: Saturday the fabled trip to Staten Island finally took place. We hopped on the red line subway and …

: Hello everyone. Today I didn’t take any pictures, so I will pull some from my summer archives. …

: To appease all of my kitchen ceiling’s fans, presenting the final installment of the Kitchen …

: Hello everyone. Time for the daily kitchen ceiling update. My cell phone alarm did not go off …

: Ceiling update: The waterproof latex paint that caught the water and sagged down off of the ceiling …

: Hello everyone and welcome to New York City. You’re on 123rd Street between Amsterdam and …

: This morning I was awakened by two Chinese men asking me if I had a “twisted pair wire cutter …

: Hello again everyone. I have just returned from Spiderman 2, and I loved it. I am a big sucker for …

: I told myself I would never stoop to such a level as having a website I didn’t code myself. …

: Too much going on! So far this week, I have slept through my business class, I have prepared and …

: Tetris! I remixed the Tetris A theme from the Game Boy. “Tetris A (Filter House Remix)” …

: Life is good. This weekend will be very busy, however. Tomorrow I am booked straight through from …

: BSE will live on! BSE has one fewer member, as you may well have heard. Chris, you will be missed, …

: BSE! This webpage is officially back in action! That's right, Brian and Sheeva, this page is turning …

: What's new? A lot of changes for me lately. Tonight I'm singing up for my new courses. I'm excited …

: Change of plans In order to rescue this page from its abysmal status, I am now announcing that Grant …

: It’s April! And there is snow outside. It doesn’t feel like the end of the school year is near. I …

: What about last month?! OK so that last update didn’t say a whole lot. I know, I know. Well here is …

: Linux! I finally have windows again! Yes I started this post with “Linux” and then followed up with …

: Quick and dirty and lazy update deklab: yo deklab: whats the latest nertzy: yo nertzy: hmm nertzy: …

: Longer two weeks. I apologize for the lack of updates. I've been swamped with work and maybe I'll …

: Long week. This week, I worked on a film crew for a live telecast to the Undersecretary of the Army …

: Bicycles That’s all you see at the Super Wal-Mart up on Danforth in Edmond, OK. Just go there and …

: Documentration I'm filming the behind-the-scenes documentary for Jon’s new short entitled “Jeremy”. …

: Monkey ball These two words have dominated the previous week. As Jon was out of town, the gang and I …

: Back home. Oklahoma, that is. I’ve seen a bunch of people so far. I haven’t seen Erin, Jim, and …

: Jesse, my photographer friend, has a photograph of me from a few years ago up on his site, Painting …

: Oklahoma in 2 days I poked around on the Internet a lot these last few days of freshman semester I. …

: Where to start? Yesterday I went to the WBCN Xmas Rave Moby show at the Paradise Rock Club in …

: No more teenagehood. My twentieth birthday was yesterday. It was one of the busier days I’ve had in …

: Today I’m feeling creative. Maybe it’s the great amount of light outside reflecting off of the snow. …

: Don’t worry. I’ll post up here really soon! With a lot of new material, including details of my trip …

: I bet you didn’t know that JFK did cocaine. December 10, 2002 No one pointed out to me that it said …

: 11/11 I’m sitting at my desk sipping an Orange Slice. Newton’s Principia was stolen the other day. I …

: Pretty much everything is done! Not really, but I don’t have much to do anymore. I got my EC lab …

: Will everything ever be done? I have shown up approximately 2 minutes late to each and every class …

: hey! k. sitting. Austin made an AI bot for AIM. You can talk to him and he will spit out a mish-mash …

: Another day, another dollar. I'm eating Trader Joe's Shredded Bite Size Wheats while waiting my turn …

: There's a lot going on, but also not much. I'm going to NYC next weekend with Kathleen (Dupaya). I'm …

: Everything's on the up and up. Right now I'm in between classes. This morning I had my Arts and …

: Anyway, hopefully I'll post a new message up here when I have something more positive to report. I …

: No more complaining. I've actually updated my site! Unfortunately this is one of those crappy …

: Move in day is tomorrow! People are arriving in droves. The anticipation is building. Sweat is …

: Two more days. For lunch I had McDonald's. It was fun. I hadn't been in awhile. I ordered the Double …

: Tired. So very tired. Today was quite a long day. It all started simply enough, with yet another day …

: Tuesday, August 20, 2002 Sometimes you just gotta let the nerd out of yourself. I generally try to …

: Welcome to the future. Have you ever noticed that we live in the future? I know we literally don't, …

: Yet another day in Needham. There has been a preponderance of food here at Olin. We feasted today …

: Today was spent in Hudson, NH. Susan invited us all to her house for a pool party. It was grand. We …

: It's 3 AM and I'm writing this from in my bed. Today was yet another fulfilling day at Olin College. …

: Insert first sentence here. I saw the new campus today!!! I went to the Campus Center to help Sara …

: It's alive! Or more accurately, it's not. While Joles, Kate, Will, and I were returning from …

: A change of pace would be nice. I'm writing today's update from outside. I'm sitting on the deck …

: It has that certain I don't know what. Today I slaved away in the ECE lab. Will and I spent several …

: One day or another, I'm gonna find ya, I'm gonna gitcha gitcha gitcha gitcha. Linux weekend is …

: Five for a floppy? Today I went to the PC Show and bought a bunch of stuff. I got a new case, …

: It seems you know me both inside and out. Today I ate at Cafe Sol Azteca, a pretty nice Mexican …

: Drink from the punchbowl of knowledge. Today my job required unusual things of me. I spent hours …

: Yet another day at the school called Olin. I worked again today, as usual. Part of the day was spent …

: Work is already becoming routine. Today I fleshed out the papers I've been writing for explanation …

: Today was the first day I've ever worked. I now have a job at Olin. I spent today working with Sean …

: Happy birthday, Mom! Today started out with Dan and I attempting to configure his new install of …

: The Area 2 Festival was great! Let me run down what it was like. First I came in and barely missed …

: I'm back at Olin and I'll probably be starting work on Monday. I had the hardest time trying to …

: My old web page from a year ago is now available at http://students.olin.edu/ghutchins/old/. It's …

: Time to head home for a few weeks. My flight is later today, around 5. This space may not change for …

: It's really late. I need to pack "tomorrow" (today) so I should probably go to bed, eh? Today was …

: I stayed home all day today. My aunt and uncle and two cousins came over. We ate barbecue then …

: Today I went to the Omniplex with Veronica, Jason, and Leigh Ann. My favorite part was the …

: Woke up when Jon complained loudly to Jesse not to make meow noises and wake him up. Perhaps I …

: This was a very fun day. Jon asked me to visit Norman with him. We went to OU to look at their film …

: Today I went to the orthodontist. I checked out OK. Then he took an x-ray of my wisdom teeth to help …

: I woke up much earlier than usual, 10:30 AM. Yeah, I know, poor me. Little did I realize I was …

: Discovered that there isn’t much to do on a Monday in Oklahoma City. I met up with Veronica …

: Today I went to Jesse’s again, to see A@ron’s play he put on at Occidental. It was (and …

: Where to begin…? I woke up this morning when my aunts came over, with my little cousin …

: Spent the night at Jon’s, woke up around 12:30. Then we wrote a song. It was OK, but too …

: Before I spent the night at Jon’s, we ate at another Whataburger. The same manager from the …

: Woke up a happy camper. Didn’t do a darn thing all day for once. Talked to Josh for a long …

: Josh called me at 8:30 or something. I forgot to call back. He called me about an hour after I went …

: Jim dropped by. He has the back of his neck pierced. Then nothing happened all day. Then I went to …

: Today I spent 5 hours (!) at CD Outlet. For those of you who don’t know, CD Outlet is …

: Hung out with Veronica today. We drove all around. We must have passed Martin Luther King Blvd about …

: Today I went to Wherehouse Music and bought… nothing. After that I went to a Casady …

: Added some more links. I wrote all my thank you letters for graduation gifts today. Also added …

: Wednesday, May 23, 2001 Added a couple more quotes. Did the news page. Wow. Played Super Mario World …

: Page launched, added some quotes. Not much content. Hopefully will come later. All sentences …

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