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2021 December

  • Hawkeye Hawkeye was fine. It was less about Clint Barton and more about introducing Kate Bishop and seeing the aftermath of Natasha's death in Endgame. Ending was kind of so-so. There is one post-credits scene at the end of the last episode, it's fun. (Spoilers) Wheel of Time Wheel of Time: The plot of season 1 follows the plot of the first book very, very loosely and diverges a lot by the final episode. I mostly enjoyed the season, and I can understand why they would choose to diverge from the books, though I will admit some of the decisions

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  • Finished reading this today. An entertaining enough read, basically gives a high-level overview of humanity's history, the different revolutions (cognitive, agricultural, industrial, etc) we went through and what tradeoffs each one made for society and the individual. Covers how ancient humans were subject to the whims of nature and biological limitations, how modern humans are on the cusp of overcoming those limitations and becoming gods themselves, and how we got there. Here's some stuff I highlighted: 2: The Tree of Knowledge Ever since the Cognitive Revolution, Sapiens has thus been living in a dual reality. On the one hand, the

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  • Previously The Rotten Bananas Saga. The Demand Letter Late November, I got an email that went something like this: Dear [My Mother's Name], Our client, Globe Telecom, Inc., has referred to us for immediate legal action the matter of your unjustified refusal to pay the amount of 2,399.00 as of November 16, 2021 consisting of unpaid balance for the account number [AccountNumber]. Our clientโ€™s records show that since the month of January 9, 2018 and until now, despite repeated demands from our clients, you have failed to pay the total amount of 2,399.00. Your continued refusal to pay our client

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  • (Note: This post was written March 17th, 2022 after I did the Neon Dynasty Limited Recap, but the publish date is back-dated to right after the last MTGCrimson post) Crimson Vow limited stats! Events Win Loss Total Winrate Total 21 80 57 137 0.5839 With splash 6 18 18 36 0.5 By Main Colors UW 2 7 6 13 0.5385 UB 4 23 7 30 0.7667 RW 1 6 3 9 0.6667 GW 1 4 3 7 0.5714 BW 5 13 15 28 0.4643 RB 3 15 8 23 0.6522 UG 2 6 6 12 0.5 RG 2 3 6

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