I'm all here to dunk on ProJared, but seeing people making fun of him in birdsite? High-key reigniting some big insecurities I had about my body.

Thoughts after my first BJJ class:

- Incredibly fun
- Nice to be able to practice with people from the get-go
- Much less tiring/physically demanding than your average boxing class

I'd say I recommend anyone who's hesitant about martial arts to give BJJ a shot, but it's also very complex and intimidating, and I do feel like someone who wants to see measurable progress would probably fare better with a striking art.

In retrospect, it was rather ignorant of me to go as far as to call Mexico "a shithole", or to say the US is "literally what I imagine he'll to be like, but real."

The reality of the situation is that all of society sucks, and I'm making it my life's goal to move to a tiny cabin in the mountains, where I can practice martial arts in peace.

Good thing about having a desk job is that a lot of the code I'm writing I can later recycle to use in my games. So I'm low-key developing games while on the clock :D

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“so, what’s Mastodon?” your parents asked

A well thrown left hook is a thing of beauty, and Óscar Valdez is a masterclass at them. CW for a brutal knockdown. 

Muhamad Ali at his prime made all of his opponents look absolutely clueless in the ring.

Me: I am supremely confident and an unshakable warrior.

*A cute girl adds me on Discord*

Me: uwu hi

Some day somebody is going to realize that for a year in my early career I worked at a company that sold ring tones and phone wallpapers so let me be up front that my whole "ethics in tech" thing is clearly something I evolved to later in life.

Happy Holidays to everyone. Remember, we train martial arts so that we're able to suplex bigoted family members if they start talking shit!

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The reflexive veneration of books over movies, podcasts, articles, and even video games reflects a vacuous classism with no substance

I'm way more book oriented than anything else, and the medium is not an automatic filter on trash

Ffs, 12 rules for life is a book

(In case it's not obvious, I'm going through my Steam library trying to find games to play, so expect a lot of these kinds of tweets in the coming days.)

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"Momodora: Reverie Under the Moonlight" provides one of the most authentic Metroid-esque experiences in recent memory, while still remaining creative and innovative enough to maintain an identity of its own. It's a fantastic game I can't wait to play more of, and it makes me sad it so often gets spoken over in "best Indie game" discussions.

I tried to play it again after having abandoned it a long time ago and now I remember why I stopped playing in the first place. The game is amongst the most boring JRPG-types I've ever experienced. And the 2012-Newgrounds tier jokes don't help it a lot.

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Cthulhu saves the world is entirely mediocre, both in terms of gameplay and humor, and I'll never understand how it came to gain the popularity it did.

I've sort of come to accept that I'll most likely be playing TF2 for the rest of my life.

Most games I've played before I'd liked periodically, even ones I sunk an untold amount of hours into like League of Legends or the various Call of Dutys. But I've been playing TF2 for something like 4 or 5 years now and I can't see myself growing tired of it anytime soon. It just feels like there's always more that can be done.

I just wish I'd fallen in love with a better game, tbh.

One of the many reasons I hate the winter: It always makes it so much harder for me to train.

Who in their sane mind would want to, first thing in the morning, roll out of their warm, cozy bed and onto the cold floor so that they can do push-ups?

Like I understand if you can't afford financially - we live in a society that doesn't provide financial stability or reliability to its citizens. There's other ways you can help with projects!

* Bug reporting
* Writing content about them and your experience <> reviews
* Translations

Some projects highlight how you can help in these capacities on their sites. If not, def reach out to the developer and ask them about it (if you feel comfortable + capable to)

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Warning: Boxing footage. 

So apparently there's talks for Tyson Fury to rematch Wilder?

Why? Their last fight was *incredibly* one sided. Unless Wilder suddenly overhauled his entire boxing style, he really doesn't have much to prove.

Not that watching another 12 rounds of Fury splattering him across the ring wouldn't be entertaining, mind you, it just seems like a futile effort at this point.

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