Mr PoopyButthole

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Cake day: July 7th, 2023

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  • I definitely miss old Reddit, but it’s definitely dead now.

    Used to be my go-to scrolling every day. After they screwed 3rd party apps I found Lemmy and love it. There was an obscure open source Reddit app that used scraping that was still working so I’d been using Lemmy and Reddit about 50/50. Nice thing was the Reddit app kept me logged out with no engagement so I wasn’t feeding the beast.

    The other day all those little scraping Reddit apps finally died. Just useless. So fuck em I guess. If I ever need a more real-time larger user base I can go on desktop for it, but there is no mobile Reddit option (including offical) that’s even remotely usable now.

    Can’t believe how much better the Lemmy experience is, even with its shortcomings. My only issue has been that the desktop web access feels rough. It also stinks not having the benefits of centralized storage. With Reddit I could bookmark anything and everything of interest in something like Raindrop.io and go see it any time months later. With Lemmy things often seem to be gone in days or weeks, or an instance will just be formatted horribly on desktop.

    Still more convenient than Reddit and I hope the dev efforts keep polishing things up! 👍


  • My girlfriend and I saw Fall Guys and it’s a great movie!

    We originally stumbled upon the Parmount Plus series “Action” about the modern history of Hollywood stunts and loved it. It follows the company that made the John Wick movies, same people made Fall Guy.

    The show actually had behind the scenes for Fall Guy stunts pre-release and it was wicked cool. I think part of the flop is from bad marketing. I’d wager nobody knows that show exists and their trailers DO NOT make it clear that all the stunts are practical.

    The whole movie is meant to be an homage to classic stunts and they actually broke the record for a car roll. I think if they’d found a clever way to showcase all that intention with the marketing a lot more people would have seen it.



  • Mr PoopyButtholetoPolitical Memes@lemmy.worldBeef is dumb
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    1 month ago

    It’s 100% cool to not care about “rap beef”.

    The reason this stuff is in the news is because Kendrick is a very influential artist calling out patterns of child abuse and sexual assault in the industry.

    Yes, it all came to light through “diss tracks”, but a lot of the accused behavior has been publicly visible for years and simply ignored.

    It’s getting media attention because the world has seen people abuse their fame so many times and we still let it happen. Now a modern artist is emphasizing that the most famous “rapper” is an offender and that the industry has these problems everywhere.









  • I love it when companies think the (often invented) number of pirated copies has any meaningful correlation to lost revenue.

    My girlfriend and I have one Nintendo Switch. We share it. But the only modern Nintendo games I play are the Legend of Zelda series. Since Breath of the Wild, when a new one came out, we’d buy it right away, and then I’d end up placing a copy on my PC to play so we could play together.

    If Nintendo thinks I’m gonna buy a game twice just to play at the same time as my partner, when we only have the one console, think again. If Nintendo thinks someone who only likes one game is gonna buy a whole second console, they’re out of their minds.

    What I do own is a Steam Deck, because Steam is a platform first and I can play my games on my fancy PC at home and on multiple devices. My Steam Deck can even play non-steam games great too!

    The second Nintendo makes a PC store that let’s me play their games on my other hardware, I’ll start buying that second copy of all our games solely for the convenience of it. Until then they can suck an egg.








  • I keep thinking how great it would be if the federal government made a central server system to access digital content for free via taxes.

    All public domain and publicly funded research and content, all in one place. Could also host owned content for people/entities and pay out royalties automatically based on consumption.

    There are ways to make this fairly affordable to everyone via taxes, but maybe the big opportunity is it could also allow companies to train AI on all the data for a fat, but fair subscription. The value of that could easily pay for enough to shrink any tax costs for the public.