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If anyone is thinking of spending a few thousand dollars on a gift for me (XD), this page has the lenses that will fit my camera body. Any lens on that page would be a welcome addition to my gear except the following:
- EF 8-15mm f/4L Fisheye USM
- EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS II (came with my camera body)
- EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM
- EF 15mm f/2.8 Fisheye
- EF 40mm f/2.8 STM
- Any of the TS-E lenses.
This job description seems to have some self-esteem issues. After every skill set mentioned, it denies that you actually need that. “Proficient with CP firewalls.” “Bull!” Job ads that are overly self-critical make me sad.
(Yes, I know that it’s just the parsing engine misreading “•,” the HTML bullet entity, but it’s funnier to think the ad is calling bullshit on itself. :P)
Today is Pungenday, the 50th day of Discord in the YOLD 3178
“Y-M-C-A!” *bonk* Wrong disco, idiot.
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#1 Exhaust flappers
Exhaust flappers are just flat caps that sit on top of exhaust outlets and are attached to the pipes by hinges. The idea is that when there’s sufficient gas pressure from the engine pushing exhaust out, the flap lifts to allow the gases to escape. When there isn’t, the flap closes under its own weight, preventing rain from getting into the exhaust pipes and causing rust and other havoc. My favorite time is when the engine is idling and the flap bobs up and down going “tink! tink!” every time it shuts. :3
I needed to fix a date formatting problem wherein the ddate(1) command in Linux would print dates like the “11st” or “12nd” of a given season. I downloaded the source tarball from here and edited the only file in it, ddate.2.0.c. I changed line 97 from this:
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