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2022 May

  • Quick Drafting Streets of New Capenna! ep7 https://www.twitch.tv/twitchyroy #mtg #magicarena #twitch #mtgsnc

    Draft felt solid, unfortunately the outcome was a mediocre 4-3

    YT: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6zQAFlATkbk

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  • Monday morning activity: Cleaning up ye olde desk. I wish I had taken "before" pictures because this is a vast improvement!

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  • If you have less tech-savvy older relatives who are victims of the regime's disinformation machine:

    1. Acquire their YT/FB login/password (create an excuse, borrow their phone and reset the password or create a new account)

    2. Login to the YT/FB account on another device.

    3. Watch/like anti-fake news videos, mainstream media videos and block fake news pages/channels using their account. Repeat often.

    1. Occasionally bring up talking points to see if their views are changing.
  • This is the kind of thing I want to see. Not just one show, but as many as possible, oversaturating the internet even. With different flavors, approaches and target audiences. Let the algorithms work in favor of truth for a change.

    (All of this requires time, money, effort)

    Quoted RegineCabato's tweet:

    Yes, the attempt to dumb down the conversation re: NGO definition is a troll line.

    Proposal: A fun and snappy weekly YouTube show called TrollBusters compiling and debunking the scripts of the week, gathering screen caps and receipts, explaining the structures, fallacies, etc. https://twitter.com/imnotyomom/status/1525381997836632064

  • 🔁 Repost from RegineCabato:

    Yes, the attempt to dumb down the conversation re: NGO definition is a troll line.

    Proposal: A fun and snappy weekly YouTube show called TrollBusters compiling and debunking the scripts of the week, gathering screen caps and receipts, explaining the structures, fallacies, etc. https://twitter.com/imnotyomom/status/1525381997836632064

  • Did 2 sealed runs of the #MagicArena #MTGSNC Limited Open this weekend. Went bant both times, unfortunately, we did not make day 2. Runs ended at 5 and 6 wins respectively. So close!

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  • Quick Drafting Streets of New Capenna! ep6 https://www.twitch.tv/twitchyroy #mtg #magicarena #twitch #mtgsnc

    Second quick draft was much better than the first. Hopefully we have good pulls in the Arena Open as well!

    YT: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VWzVsP1yTV0

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  • Tried an early morning off-stream #MTGSNC Quick Draft unsurprisingly with UW. Didn't get there though.

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  • Took me 5.5 months and 193hrs of gameplay to finally complete Tales of Vesperia @_@ #gaming

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  • So basically, politely correcting false info just makes things worse. If so, how are we supposed to fight disinformation?

    Quoted emollick's tweet:

    🤦 Let’s say you see someone make a mistake & post a false political story on this website. So you point it out to them, politely. What happens next?

    The partisan slant & toxicity of the person you corrected’s future tweets goes up & their quality drops! https://dl.acm.org/doi/10.1145/3411764.3445642

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  • Around 14 months after I first broke through to Silver rank in #StreetFighterV I managed to hit Super Silver for the first time! At this rate, it'll be two years into SF6 before I hit Gold in SFV lol #gaming

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  • 🔁 Repost from folkloresism:

    you’d think this song doesn’t hit UNTIL you actually experience what she’s been saying in this song https://twitter.com/taylorr_media/status/1524019252377837569

  • Drafting Streets of New Capenna! ep5 https://www.twitch.tv/twitchyroy #mtg #magicarena #twitch #mtgsnc

    Just one draft again today, my first shot at the GW archetype. Wasn't super happy with the deck and had lots of grindy mirrors but at least I was able to get to 4 wins.

    YT: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iFMb6oSjZoA

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  • I rarely do #selfies, but here's a before and after. I promised to get my hair cut after the election. I've let it grow out for about a year, this was the longest it's ever been.

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  • Drafting Streets of New Capenna! ep4 https://www.twitch.tv/twitchyroy #mtg #magicarena #twitch #mtgsnc

    Had a good draft tonight, despite Arena hanging during one of the later games. I was a bit iffy about UB, but it worked out!

    YT: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y8MERmpcftY

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  • It's okay to be out of sorts today.

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    Lol my mood is all over the place. Sigh, such a waste.

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    My coping mechanism is quotes apparently

    Quoted roytang's tweet:

    "Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts" - W. Churchill

    Quoted roytang's tweet:

    Time flows like a river, and history repeats

  • Today is the day of destiny. Starting a thread for when I go out later. #Halalan2022

    (Mga madali mainip kaya late na boboto hoping na onti na ang pila 4 Leni)

    Stay strong Pilipinas!

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    #Halalan2022 Pro-tip: If you have not yet gone to vote, you can search Twitter for your voting location ("Sth Sth elementary school") to see if people have reported how long the queues are, vcm problems etc

    Vote has been cast at Tandang Sora Elementary School. Around 20 mins once we found the room

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    Still so many people though. Social distancing impossible. Think vcns in other precincts at same site had problems as someone was on a loudspeaker telling voters to wait or leave their ballots for batch feeding.

    Our room was on the 2nd floor; my seniors were able to handle it but what abt PWDs? Still, happy we were able to vote quickly, though as usual the elem school seats could only accomodate one of of the butts lol

    Good luck to everyone still trying to vote today and I hope we all pass today's collective IQ test! #Halalan2022

  • 💬 Reply to mlq3's tweet:

    @mlq3 Am currently doing my list; I've found some red flags raised about D'Angelo (mismanagement of some cosplay funds?) and Cabonegro (predator accusations?). Have you seen these concerns and found them to have no merit?

  • 💬 Reply to ainsleysdad11's tweet:

    @ainsleysdad11 it's unnecessary to message me directly, I can see replies to the bot