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@Being645 I’ll give it a try, I don’t want to end up like AE, bless his heart. Luckily I have Creek Indian lineage so I started out with lots of hair, still, dang it all
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CamilleDeville wrote:
05 Sep 2020, 15:59
@Being645 I’ll give it a try, I don’t want to end up like AE, bless his heart. Luckily I have Creek Indian lineage so I started out with lots of hair, still, dang it all
It works on my hair, which started to get very dry some years ago. All fine now. Thanks to some vegan Aloe Vera shampoo from the wholefood shop. Good luck to you... :) ...
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Pista wrote:
30 Aug 2020, 20:44
emilystrange wrote:
30 Aug 2020, 20:39
oh no!
Vet first thing tomorrow
hope it went well bro Steve
me and my sis nogz saved a cats life this morning. it had been hit by a car and was in the gutter still alive with a shattered back leg. managed to get it to the RSPCA in time or it would have either been hit again or just died. f**k knows how long it had been there for
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eastmidswhizzkid wrote:
07 Sep 2020, 21:32

hope it went well bro Steve
me and my sis nogz saved a cats life this morning. it had been hit by a car and was in the gutter still alive with a shattered back leg. managed to get it to the RSPCA in time or it would have either been hit again or just died. f**k knows how long it had been there for
:notworthy:

My two are back up to full speed now thank you. :)
Was quite traumatic stuffing tablets down them each day for a week but I escaped unscathed & they are still talking to me.
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eastmidswhizzkid wrote:
07 Sep 2020, 21:32
Pista wrote:
30 Aug 2020, 20:44
emilystrange wrote:
30 Aug 2020, 20:39
oh no!
Vet first thing tomorrow
hope it went well bro Steve
me and my sis nogz saved a cats life this morning. it had been hit by a car and was in the gutter still alive with a shattered back leg. managed to get it to the RSPCA in time or it would have either been hit again or just died. f**k knows how long it had been there for
:notworthy: :kiss:
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@Being645 Thanks, yeah I tried going without Adderall a few days and it was not a pleasant experience. I was all kinds of discombobulated lol. I may have even growled at some people that invaded my personal space in the store :twisted:
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I will be posting here frequently lol, because I am apparently cursed with bad luck. I just heard a commotion outside and went out to see about it. A huge raccoon had climbed up on my patio table and had my full pack of Marlboros and took off across the yard with them. I mean, really? I know I need to quit (again) but I wasn’t planning on doing it tonight. And I can’t find my BB gun, probably stolen right off my porch
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CamilleDeville wrote:
19 Sep 2020, 05:01
I will be posting here frequently lol, because I am apparently cursed with bad luck. I just heard a commotion outside and went out to see about it. A huge raccoon had climbed up on my patio table and had my full pack of Marlboros and took off across the yard with them. I mean, really? I know I need to quit (again) but I wasn’t planning on doing it tonight. And I can’t find my BB gun, probably stolen right off my porch
Oh man, cheeky blighter. Take it as a sign. The universe is telling you something. I do love raccoons though, they are very cool creatures. From a distance. Big as f**k too. Had one in my back yard once, stood up on its hind legs and scared the bejeezus out of me. Thought it was a bear until I saw it’s Lone Ranger mask
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The ‘universe’ is telling me to quit leaving things on my front porch. This one was just about the size of a baby bear, growled at me, looked snarky & more like he’d have preferred a cigar
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That feeling when you issue

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service httpd restart
and the webserver doesn't come back up. Turns out somebody updated PHP/apache without actually telling the devs :roll:
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whoops.

i always get that sort of nervousness when i have to do a "sudo reboot now"

you have that will it/won't it moment while you wait for the server to come back up :urff:
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At least I didn't do it to a public-facing server.

This time. :lol:

The favourite one I did was typo a MySQL command once:

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DELETE FROM table WHERE id-1
Note id-1 rather than id=1...
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ouch
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Bought some mars bars today. Opened one & it crumbled like sand.
Best before date is June 2021 :(
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A year ago I went through 70k+ photographs, adding tags and geoloc data.

Today I discovered that none of the photos have metadata attached.

Turns out I neglected to use the "rewrite metadata for selected files" function.

CBPOB my own stupidity.
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EvilBastard wrote:
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70k+ photographs
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DJElectricDaddy wrote:
17 Nov 2020, 23:44
EvilBastard wrote:
17 Nov 2020, 20:42
70k+ photographs
😮
Yeah. You know the guy, never throws anything away, his shed is full of carefully-labeled jars full of screws that came out of something else, he's thinking, "well, you never know when that will come in useful", the guy who saves everything, he has a drawer full of odds and ends (like leather from old handbags that your mum was going to throw out because they'd reached the end of their working life), an attic full of cardboard packing boxes that they used when they moved house 50 years ago but never got tossed because "these are quality boxes, why would we spend money on new ones"?

I've inherited a number of admirable traits from my dad, and a few less great ones, like never throwing anything away. Since I live in under 50 square metres of space (no attic, no basement, no shed) I can't hoard, but when it comes to digital...well, drives are cheap and 2TB takes up no more space than 1TB, right?
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EvilBastard wrote:
18 Nov 2020, 03:39
DJElectricDaddy wrote:
17 Nov 2020, 23:44
EvilBastard wrote:
17 Nov 2020, 20:42
70k+ photographs
😮
Yeah. You know the guy, never throws anything away, his shed is full of carefully-labeled jars full of screws that came out of something else, he's thinking, "well, you never know when that will come in useful", the guy who saves everything, he has a drawer full of odds and ends (like leather from old handbags that your mum was going to throw out because they'd reached the end of their working life), an attic full of cardboard packing boxes that they used when they moved house 50 years ago but never got tossed because "these are quality boxes, why would we spend money on new ones"?

I've inherited a number of admirable traits from my dad, and a few less great ones, like never throwing anything away. Since I live in under 50 square metres of space (no attic, no basement, no shed) I can't hoard, but when it comes to digital...well, drives are cheap and 2TB takes up no more space than 1TB, right?
Hahaha yep I know that guy. He’s looking at me now from this shiny bit of glass in front of me 😆
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EvilBastard wrote:
17 Nov 2020, 20:42
went through 70k+ photographs, adding tags and geoloc data.

Today I discovered that none of the photos have metadata attached.

Turns out I neglected to use the "rewrite metadata for selected files" function.
What the Fork :eek: :eek: :roll:
Take care Evil, that hurts even to bring the image in mind :(
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iesus wrote:
19 Nov 2020, 09:48
EvilBastard wrote:
17 Nov 2020, 20:42
went through 70k+ photographs, adding tags and geoloc data.

Today I discovered that none of the photos have metadata attached.

Turns out I neglected to use the "rewrite metadata for selected files" function.
What the Fork :eek: :eek: :roll:
Take care Evil, that hurts even to bring the image in mind :(
Fortunately my hoarding habit comes with the VisualMemory add-on and the OCDOrganisation plug-in, so it wasn't as difficult as I feared to repair the damage. Can recommend DigiKam for your photos - it's a bit non-intuitive, but it's free, powerful, and has introduced me to sidecars (how did I not know about these things before? they're piggin' brilliant!).
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DigiKam will be checked v
Does it work good for browsing the photos in an archived folder with thousands of images?
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If you're just after a browsing tool then FastStone is excellent (also free). DigiKam lets you tag, caption, title, and geotag, so if you want to organise the stuff in that archived folder then you can. What's cool about DigiKam is that it has this "sidecar" creation feature - essentially an xmp file that shares the name of the image, but contains all your custom tagging information (beyond EXIF, camera-captured data). So if you want to categorise your pictures by (let's says) Country, City, Feature, and Person, set the coordinates of where the picture was taken, and give it a title and a caption, you can. That file can be read by other applications (since it's xmp), so if you're using something like DarkTable (free) or LightRoom (sell your first-born child) to edit it's really simple to say "show me all the pictures I've taken of this thing".

You can also use a file-naming convention to see from the file name what the thing is, but this doesn't let you easily capture all the additional data.
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EvilBastard wrote:
20 Nov 2020, 17:40
If you're just after a browsing tool then FastStone is excellent (also free).
one of the very few (literally countable on one hand actually) things that annoy me about linux is that it doesnt have an image browser as good as FastStone.
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