Matt Brubeck: Planet Matt

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Posted in Microblog on January 11, 2018 10:30 PM

A number of predictions on longbets.org/bets/ are coming due soon, but my favorite is probably longbets.org/382/

If the world gets destroyed this year, the $1000 stake goes to the National Rifle Foundation.

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Posted in Microblog on January 11, 2018 01:00 AM

Conan, what is best in life?

To crush your enemies, eat their plums, and to hear the lamentations of their iceboxes!

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Posted in Microblog on January 04, 2018 04:27 AM

I picked the wrong year to stop sniffing glue

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Posted in Microblog on December 26, 2017 09:00 PM

In the meadow we can build a snowman / And pretend that he is David Byrne / We&aposll say Are you married? He&aposll say No, man / This is not my beautiful wife!

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Posted in Microblog on December 24, 2017 03:07 AM

Sneakers is the best Christmas movie

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Posted in Microblog on December 23, 2017 10:01 PM

.@joshmillard
♫ Karelia... is a wiiiiide isthmus
Not a peninsula or bight
May your bays have very high tides
And may all your isthmuses be wide ♫

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Posted in Microblog on December 08, 2017 03:54 PM

Nice to see that when given an actual plate of beans, MetaFilter does not overthink it.
ask.metafilter.com/316628/Unde

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Posted in Microblog on December 01, 2017 04:41 PM

Have yourself
a merry little christmas
cow

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Posted in Microblog on November 28, 2017 07:08 PM

Supporting evidence: According to a Merriam-Webster lexicographer, “glamping” first appeared in 2005, in the UK:

sacbee.com/entertainment/livin

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Posted in Microblog on November 28, 2017 07:05 PM

Theory: Glamping ("glamour camping") became a trend in the past decade because of people who grew up fantasizing about magical wizard tents from Harry Potter.

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Posted in Microblog on November 26, 2017 04:49 PM

Just finished the third Cormoran Strike mystery by J.K. Rowling (as Robert Galbraith). These books always have me annoyed with the characters near the start, but totally hooked by the time I finish.

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Posted in Microblog on November 25, 2017 01:37 PM

Who called it Minecraft instead of Unaccompanied Miner?