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Thought Bucket
140 thoughts

Apple SUCKS

Apple really disappoints by *forcing* two-factor authentication on its users.

Apps on Big Sur

Apps on macOS Big Sur open SOOOOOO slowly. Like painfully slow. Switching to Linux in the near future.

Endless Barking

Our neighbor just lets their little rat dog bark incessantly 24/7. Endless barking for the whole neighborhood.

Waterfox

Loving Waterfox, my new favorite browser for general surfing and playing on teh Web.

Amazon Sucks

Avoiding Amazon until they stop forcing 2-factor authentication. Frustrating waste of time. Make it optional imbeciles.

Sans Scanner

Today my trusty scanner died. Not going to replace it. And when my printer finally dies, I’m not going to replace that either.

Away Time

Spent about a week or so away from screens and media as much as possible. Helps to regain perspective.

Plugin Planet 8 Years

Celebrating 8 years providing premium WordPress plugins at Plugin Planet!

Domain-based email

Power is *not* relying on a 3rd-party service to handle your email.

Dialing it in

Streamlining my entire digital universe into a single highly focused beam.

Make static WP site

Simply Static is my go-to plugin for generating static HTML versions of WordPress sites. Works flawlessly.

eBay blargh!

Note to self: never, ever, ever buy any CD or DVD from eBay. Every single time the discs are scratched, damaged, missing, fake, or worse. Never again you clowns.

Smoke tests for WP plugins

Find out if a plugin works with the latest version of WordPress @ plugintests.com

Lighten up

Going through all of my data, deleting all the chaff. Going for less than 500 GB total data storage.

Cleaning up

Finally deleted all the cool unused placeholder Twitter accounts that I signed up for years ago. I will never use them.

Goodbye Dashlane

After several years with Dashlane, I’ve moved on to a simpler, better solution.

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Thoughts
June, July, August historically are slow months on the Web. Perfect time to get some real work done (think projects).
Redesigning Plugin Planet is one the most challenging things I’ve done online. Almost there, about another two weeks ’til launch.
I could listen to Mouse Rat all day.
Thanks Apple for pushing out your massive 3 GB macOS updates because GarageBand. Oh, and Podcasts.
Weird bug with Affinity Designer. If images are opening upside down, click View ▸ Reset Rotation and problem solved.
Had a good laugh today when I saw this in a support email: “In observance of Arbor Day our team will be out of the office on Friday, April 30th.” Lol Arbor Day.
Just spent a few minutes scrolling thru FB, almost every ad was pushing the va×.
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