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Random made up stat of the day: 33% of MSP Social is on a work trip.

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Poets!!! If you or anyone you know has a manuscript, there are only 4 days left to submit to Conduit. 2 book prizes. Infinite glory.

conduit.org/books/

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cervical cancer vaccine - good news! Show more

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I drive this route every day:

"The famous photo of Krist Novoselić lifting Kurt Cobain to cover a Grays Harbor sign will likely no longer be recreated.

"The WSDOT has adjusted the sign to change the 666 to 667 for safety reasons because of the amount of Nirvana fans visiting the site."

kxro.com/666-to-667-iconic-sig

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MSP Social Community Funding Referendum Show more

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real talk:
climate change is serious, and we need to take serious, large-scale action to mitigate it.
when i say :bancars: , this is shorthand. but: don't be stressing about your personal issues, *like that guardian article says*, addressing climate change is about society-wide choices. and as a society, we have chosen cars to transport us. this is not about you, or your job, or your kids.
reliance on personal automobiles needs to stop at the society level. this is not about you.

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This is also a reminder that if you have suggestions for organizations / possible recipients for MSP Social community funds, please let me, @t54r4n1 , @Jennybellium , @hfrazey or @densetsu know!

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I think I accidentally participated in a bike event? Like going for a walk and ending up in a parade.

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"No description? Well, that's different I guess."

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boost if mndot should have an entire division devoted to biking so they quit fucking up the routes they're responsible for :loon:

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Shall i myself? Very well I will myself! Editor for CONDUIT (conduit.org), registered nurse working in repro/sexual health, uses to myself places, owner of a card, waterer of , goes slack-jawed , of

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For users of mspsocial.net — here is the MSPSocial Patreon link: patreon.com/mspsocial

Do not feel like you are under any obligation to contribute! You're welcome here whether or not you choose to support financially... In fact, posting and hanging out here is the best form of support. But anyone who can afford and wants to support this community effort through more than their presence is welcome to do so.

It could grow into something more, but it doesn't have to!

I got my compensation adjustment notification today, and am pleased to report that due to my above-average compensation level (due to above-average performance ratings), I will not receive increased compensation until I drop below the mean compensation. I guess it’s time to perform below-average

I’m not sure when I was trained to completely ignore README files, but I need to break this habit

I was grumpy about the prospective snow today, but it’s so pretty that I’m happy it’s here

I took my pretty road bike out for a ride today. So light and free! Getting back on the commuter ride with studded tires tomorrow is going to be tough

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MSP Social.net

A community centered on the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota, and their surrounding region.

An alternative to social networks that connected people in the region that have either died away or driven people off with unethical or anti-social policies.

MSP Social is a noncommercial community service, hosted and administered by @lawremipsum. Users should not feel obligated to contribute financially to the project. But contributions to defray server costs and/or for possible future expansion are welcome at Patreon, Liberapay or via PayPal to lawremipsum at gmail.

We financially support local community-oriented organizations. Currently, we support WedgeLive and Neighbors for More Neighbors. Future support of community-oriented organizations will be determined by accountholders, donors and the admin, and is likely to be focused on groups that advance the values of the donors and encourage underrepresented voices in community and urban planning spheres.

Recurring contributors: @hfrazey, @brennen@mastodon.social, @Jennybellium, @densetsu, @iangreenleaf, @britvulcan, @joeld, @yeahno, @paulference, @billmk, @brandon, @benjotron, and anonymous.

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