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I prefer 16:9ish aspect ratios even at the movies - it's just a comfortable width and I can see the whole screen. I know people love wider pictures at the cinema, though, and it can be an artistic choice or whatever. Cool, great, enjoy. At the cinema!

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Why the fuck are shows made for TV and never shown in cinemas being produced at super-wide ratios? I know they will fit some phones nicely, but surely no director wants to optimise for a tiny phone screen?

Is it just snobbery? Do directors just associate 16:9 with lesser-quality work? I'd wish they'd get over it because cropping like this shits me.

It's Greenland. What could it cost, ten dollars?

why is there no new bojack yet. it feels time for new bojack. hashtag.

i wonder if people on twitter talk about mastodon as much as people on mastodon talk about twitter

@imathew I remember reading something about this a really long time ago! The translators mostly had to come up with their own puns, I'm pretty sure, but if I remember correctly they tried to stay true to the spirit of the original. I'm still so impressed with how well they did.

This reminds me of how I grew up with the English translation of Asterix books. They're really heavy on puns, and I don't know if they were completely rewritten for a different audience in a way that still works with the plot, or if the language similarities mean that they still mostly work. I want to learn French specifically to figure it out.

did anyone ever figure out what dubstep was all about?

virgin australia free in-flight wifi lets me connect to my vpn. cool.

and... novelty has worn off now.

i'm on a plane.
i can't complain.

psa: life is too short to listen to the national

While we're not as bad as America yet, it annoys me when Australians say we have a great health system. We don't anymore, and it continues to be eroded.

Decommission private funds, nationalise health (again)!

kid me had a good handle on inflation due to the annual increase in the cost of two games, shoe hire, hot dog, fries and a coke

Turned down a doughnut sample at the Winter Feast because it's too early for sweets. I don't think I'm welcome back at his stall.

I'm 's marked dough foe.

Since I've come to a new instance I should throw out a new .

I'm a software developer in and I like a bunch of dumb shit such as fixing computers, listening to Broadway , watching Australian football (), boosting memes.

It annoys me that Americans say "I could care less" instead of "I could care fewer". Please sign my petition to address this.


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