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Hi, new Chinwag arrivals! Been a while since I refreshed the pinned welcome post, so here we go!

First, welcome! Second, Chinwag is more of a community than a service. We're pretty chill and open, but the happiness of our current regular users is more important than future growth.

Our admins are moderately left-leaning by Australian standards, so if you're an American you'll probably think we're godless communists bent on destroying society. Just fair warning.

Please post pics of your cats.

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Hey, I just wanted to say a quick to the recent Chinwag arrivals!

Chinwag's reason for existing is to provide communication tools for people, which is something I've always been interested in. I kind of target users, but welcome anyone from anywhere.

Please read our rules: social.chinwag.org/about/more

And our privacy policy: social.chinwag.org/terms

There's a basic guide to using Chinwag Social here: chinwag.im/social/

If you have any questions or concerns hit me up!

It's time to move on, accept that things have changed, and update the save icon from a floppy to a Zip disk.

I've been playing 'Psychonauts 2' a lot lately, so here is Ford Cruller. Also, brush pen practice.
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It's really, really hard to get the colours to come out right in a photo, but I do really want to share this as it's finally possible to see what the goal looks like.

There's a long way to go still but damn it's really working.

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Had an odd smell bugging me in the kitchen for a week and I finally located a rogue potato in the pantry that had apparently broken away from the pack and made a failed attempt at freedom some time ago.

Weird. Freaky volcano question of sorts 

This is a picture of the volcano near Tonga before it erupted. Can anyone else see a face in the smoke?

We did some promo pics on the weekend and they came up ok. Picking up all those balls after was annoying though. 😁

Promo for what, you say?
comedyfestival.com.au/2022/sho

Just suddenly recalled a weird dream from last night where I went and interviewed for a new job, knowing full well I already had a job, and didn't need another one. I was in this interview trying to work out how I could do both jobs at the same time without anyone noticing.

Bread (CW food non vegan) 

@hob
Hello group!
My last raisin bread (same yeastdough as the traditional "Hefezopf") turned out so delicious that it was requested I bake another one.
I was nervous about being able to reproduce it, but it looks good. :breadnommed:

#breadbakingsunday #bread #breadbaking

I remember when the Humble Bundle was an event, all cross platform and no-DRM and I never missed a single one and really looked forward to them. Now I hear it's another shitty Windows game shop. Did we really need another one?

Someone do the original concept again please.

Quick update, because it's been a while. I've accepted that I have neither the time, skills or tools to get absolute perfection in the finish, so I will embrace all its flaws as part of its beauty.

First coat of colour is going on.

The Jan. 15, 2022 Hunga Tonga volcano eruption from a sattelite's PoV

wow...

It seems that #LinuxConfAU is not that well announced in many #Linux #podcast series, and @returntrip and I were wondering if it's because most #podcasts are US based.

That begs the question though, are there #Australian Linux / #FOSS / #FLOSS podcasts out there? And how to find them, or indeed podcasts based in other countries? A cursory search doesn't find such, or a useful listing, so hoping #AskFediverse will come to the rescue

as a dog owner it's important to regularly inspect your dog's poop, a task which I insist on referring to as "checking the output logs"

#ActivityPub nerds, are any of you able to explain the intended difference between Actor types "Organization" and "Service"?

Or more to the point, what is intended by a "Service" type as opposed to Group, Organization, or Application?

Last night, I was so tired I decided to just lie down on the bed and "rest my eyes" at about 9:30pm.

Yeah, I know, I fell for it like an idiot.

Woke up at 1am going "oh shit, I'll be awake all night now" and then promptly slept until 7am anyway.

Guess I needed that.

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Chinwag Social

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