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Universal Install Script

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The failures usually don't hurt anything, and if it installs several versions, it increases the chance that one of them is right. (Note: The 'yes' command and '2>/dev/null' are recommended additions.)
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I need this!
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Gut Fauna

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I know it seems unpleasant, but of the two ways we typically transfer them, I promise this is the one you want.
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emdot
1286 days ago
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And so began the story of the boy who tried wolf.
San Luis Obispo, CA
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1288 days ago
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I know it seems unpleasant, but of the two ways we typically transfer them, I promise this is the one you want.
kyounger
1289 days ago
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lahosken
1289 days ago
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I knew an old lady who swallowed a fly. Things didn't turn out well.
San Francisco, USA
mareino
1290 days ago
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Alt text: "I know it seems unpleasant, but of the two ways we typically transfer them, I promise this is the one you want."
Washington, District of Columbia
j8048188
1286 days ago
The other way to restore the micro biome is a poop transplant...
Brstrk
1290 days ago
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Too many carbs. And by carbs, I mean teeth.
eraycollins
1290 days ago
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This is the paleo diet?
tdarby
1290 days ago
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would not buy again.
Baltimore, MD

Future Self

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Maybe I haven't been to Iceland because I'm busy dealing with YOUR crummy code.
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satadru
1405 days ago
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Folks, make that trip to Iceland. You won't regret it.
New York, NY
toddmichaelryan
1405 days ago
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Love it.
mrobold
1405 days ago
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From my own vault:

* To the person who ever has to modify this that isn't me:
*
* I'm really, really sorry. This project started out so simply. It was a pretty straightforward
* dumb-client. All processing was done on the back-end routine and all this
* code did was display the appropriate data. That was it.
*
* Over the past 8 years (Christ, have I been here that long?), rather than rewriting the client,
* we have simply affixed more and more functionality to it - most of which would have necessitated
* a complete redesign of the client in any other organization. However, in the interests of
* expediency, those things have been bolted on - turning this dumb client into a 14,000+ line
* monstrosity that, frankly, I doubt anyone other than myself could actually maintain without
* losing their sanity. It's quite possible that the only reason I've been able to maintain
* this code is that my sanity left me a long time ago.
Orange County, California
jimwise
1406 days ago
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jepler
1406 days ago
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the day that stretches out before me, ladies and gentlemen
Earth, Sol system, Western spiral arm
emdeesee
1405 days ago
The #-delimited comments are cute.

Surface Area

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This isn't an informational illustration; this is a thing I think we should do. First, we'll need a gigantic spool of thread. Next, we'll need some kind of ... hmm, time to head to Seattle.
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Lythimus
1480 days ago
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I like the human skin section. It would have been cool to represent the surface area of human space trash too though. I guess it would have been too small?
gsanders
1481 days ago
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Actually reminds me of various RPGs when you can go from planet to planet.
Silver Spring, MD, USA
adamgurri
1481 days ago
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nice
New York, NY
tante
1481 days ago
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The surfaces of our solar system in one map
Oldenburg/Germany
obidamnkenobi
1481 days ago
see! why are we wasting our time with Mars? Colonize Venus! It even has rain.
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1481 days ago
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Alt text: This isn't an informational illustration; this is a thing I think we should do. First, we'll need a gigantic spool of thread. Next, we'll need some kind of ... hmm, time to head to Seattle.
Oslo, Norway
hananc
1481 days ago
This is bullshit! Fractaled (is this a word?) lines cannot be stiched together.
darth
1481 days ago
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Ah, but how long is the coastline?
Ludwig
1481 days ago
I got that.
mchahn
1481 days ago
It's odd that he considers water a solid.
supine
1481 days ago
@mchahn but this is after https://what-if.xkcd.com/53/
wreichard
1481 days ago
It seems to assume the ocean floor is a "surface." But then, don't any of the gas giants have solid cores? Interesting in any case!
Fidtz
1481 days ago
the depth of the oceans on earth (or any methane seas there might be) is so insignificant, it can be ignored in the way you would ignore a puddle.
wreichard
1481 days ago
I can buy that.

I Need a Hug Now

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Wild Cat Wants a Scratch

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