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Selene Gregoire

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  1. https://www.themix.net/2020/06/aunt-jemimas-great-grandson-is-furious-that-her-legacy-is-being-erased/ More at the link.
  2. People in Active Worlds were talking about the new upcoming virtual world (SL) where the graphics would put AW's graphics to shame. That was around 1999/2000. Then illume passed and the memorial was held in SL, the SO saw the graphics I'd tried to keep him from seeing (because I knew!), and I've been stuck with it ever since. Tried going back to AW a couple of times but it just wasn't good enough any more.
  3. Raising the price of uploads for basics won't get them more premiums. It will lose them basics.
  4. Colonial enslavement of Native Americans included those who surrendered, too
  5. The 75-year-old protester who was shoved by Buffalo police officers sustained a brain injury and will now have to acclimatize to a 'new normal,' attorney says https://www.businessinsider.com.au/buffalo-police-officers-shove-martin-gugino-brain-injury-2020-6
  6. Cary Elwes in his role as Westley in The Princess Bride. https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0093779/ https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0000144/?ref_=tt_cl_t1
  7. Native American tribal nations take tougher line on COVID-19 as states reopen
  8. Just need to be mindful that history is written by the victors and only tells one side of the story. You have to look at more than 2 sides. There are more than 2 sides to a coin.
  9. The ToS has been changed to say that you are responsible for what happens on your account regardless of who is using it. In other words, allow someone else to use your account and that person breaks ToS, it's your account that gets the axe, not the person who was using your account. You.
  10. For many (most?) people, the more hoops they have to jump through to log in, the less likely they are to log in. Then there are those who don't log in from anywhere but home, although possibly on different devices depending on what room they are in. Account security isn't something that should be charged for, it's part of the whole. Personally, as long as it is opt in, I'm ok with it. If they ever make it mandatory, that is a different story.
  11. I never got that either. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Black_hair
  12. 1. Of course. They're supposed to. 2. Correctly. 1. All caps is yelling, a sure fire way to get people's dander up. 2. I won't read anything with this CamelCase bull in it.
  13. Which can be learned by anyone taking a defensive driving course.
  14. https://franklywrite.com/2020/06/01/a-white-woman-racism-and-a-poodle/
  15. Btw, for those who don't know, AIM is still alive and fighting. Thread:
  16. Not exactly. The band was named after the River Styx of Greek Mythology.
  17. https://www.ea.com/news/ea-actions-against-racial-injustice
  18. It's still a step forward, rather than backwards. Like my pistol training instructor said, "Whatever it takes." Even if it is baby steps. Doing something (even if it is wrong) is better than doing nothing.
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