Roy Tang

Programmer, engineer, scientist, critic, gamer, dreamer, and kid-at-heart.

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Nov 2019

Getting my licks in before the banhammer drops. B&R prediction: Noxious Grasp and Aether Gust banned in Standard. loljk #MTG

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Getting my licks in before the banhammer drops. B&R prediction: Noxious Grasp and Aether Gust banned in Standard. loljk #MTG
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OMG I’m finally done with this horrible coin flip of an #MagicArena event. This was only slightly worse than last week’s Elk madness. Only 1/3 of this months events were great, bleh. Should’ve just had one of them be brawl!

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OMG I’m finally done with this horrible coin flip of an #MagicArena event. This was only slightly worse than last week’s Elk madness. Only 1/3 of this months events were great, bleh. Should’ve just had one of them be brawl!
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Oh wow! This is awesome! Thanks!! I’ve replied to your DM :)

Quoted urlichmtg’s tweet:

We have a winner! @roytang wins 10.000 gems in #MCVI giveaway edition! Congratulations to @roytang, and big thank you to everyone who participated!

The next edition of 10.000 gems giveaway for my lovely followers will be around #MythicChampionshipVII three weeks from this tweet! https://twitter.com/urlichmtg/status/1191379585356709895

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A bit overwhelmed by the world at the moment. Time for a break. My outrage will return in the future.

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A bit overwhelmed by the world at the moment. Time for a break. My outrage will return in the future.
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We’re giving away a Vita and you could be the winner!

To enter: follow us & RT this tweet. We’ll draw a winner on 11/30.

In addition, for every 1,000 retweets this gets, we will add a Limited Run Vita game to the grand prize. We’ve got over 100 of them, so keep the RT’s coming!

We’re giving away a Vita and you could be the winner!
To enter: follow us & RT this tweet. We’ll draw a winner on 11/30.
In addition, for every 1,000 retweets this gets, we will add a Limited Run Vita game to the grand prize. We’ve got over 100 of them, so keep the RT’s coming!
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To celebrate the Joy of being alive in a world where the infamous grifter Jeremy Dezany tried to dq his opponent for having a Rick and Morty playmat, we are going yo give away one between all the people who retweets and follow us.

To celebrate the Joy of being alive in a world where the infamous grifter Jeremy Dezany tried to dq his opponent for having a Rick and Morty playmat, we are going yo give away one between all the people who retweets and follow us.
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I watched Justice League vs the Fatal Five on the bus home last night and now I want to read more Jessica Cruz Green Lantern

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Oct 2019

@waxpancake thanks! the original announcement page that they were shutting down had told me to get an archive from their “privacy dashboard”, but that only gave me a summary of my data. Looks like the page had been updated to point to this link you just gave instead. I’ll try it out!

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By age 35 you should have:

It doesn’t matter It literally doesn’t Comparison is the thief of joy May you always have enough If you don’t, may you have great support Because rising tides lift all ships Unless you’re the worst, then I hope the tide takes you far away

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I’m not sure whether charging blindly into fixing an unfamiliar system in an unfamiliar language/framework is a core skill for (senior) developers, or madness, or maybe a little bit of both

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Brawl is the most fun I’ve had playing #mtg arena since it started. I play it even when I’m out of rewards for the day because it’s so fun, even against the Oko decks (I won this one!)

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Brawl is the most fun I’ve had playing #mtg arena since it started. I play it even when I’m out of rewards for the day because it’s so fun, even against the Oko decks (I won this one!)
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We’re celebrating our 4th anniversary with a giveaway!

Two winners will receive a Switch Lite, and one grand prize winner will receive a Switch Lite bundled with an LRG game for every thousand retweets this gets.

To enter: follow us & RT this tweet. We’ll draw winners on 10/31!

We’re celebrating our 4th anniversary with a giveaway!
Two winners will receive a Switch Lite, and one grand prize winner will receive a Switch Lite bundled with an LRG game for every thousand retweets this gets.
To enter: follow us & RT this tweet. We’ll draw winners on 10/31!
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I don’t understand why the Arrowverse producers want to make a Mia Smoak spinoff when the flashforwards are the most boring parts of arrow seasons 7 and 8

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Updated to the new firefox, and now I’m thinking about finally getting a Firefox account to work with Lockwise and Breach Alerts. Is a Firefox account worth it?

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Enterprise software can be so finicky with so many hidden options - a consequence of trying to be configurable for a wide audience

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Roy Tang is a:

roytang.net is a personal site, an E/N site, and kind of a commonplace book; I post about a random assortment of topics that interest me including software development, Magic the Gathering, pop culture, gaming, and tech life. This site is perpetually under renovation.