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(port) > Software > YouTube >

https://github.com/philbot9/youtube-comment-scraper/

Downloads the comments on YouTube videos.

Used to be available at ytcomments.klostermann.ca but that IP got banned because of overuse.

WARNING - Do not overuse this program, or maybe you will get IP-banned.

See my youtube-comment-scraper.sh script for how I use it.

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Entertainment > Movies >

(on Wikipedia)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7286456/
https://www.joker.movie/

A boy is abused, gets hit on the head, is institutionalized and has a daydream.

Raises the bar for acting with this character. A good movie, but definitely not traditional. Riveting without a particularly obvious thread. It could have been a whole lot better, but it would have needed to delve into the true and far darker roots of the main character; his mother, and you can't do that because she's a woman.

After watching this movie I just realized I didn't see the earlier one. Whoops.



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The Deluge - (1974 movie) image

Entertainment > Movies >

(on Wikipedia)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0072021/

A military man of small renown and great skill is swept up into a conflict that engulfs his nation in war, driving a wedge between himself, his people and his love.

A movie the likes of which I've never seen and doubt I ever will again.



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Food >

https://holfood.com/

A meal replacement beverage.

The cocoa version is like drinking chocolate ice cream, including the gummy mouth feel afterwards. It's definitely only a "treat" and not a meal replacement.

The vanilla has a definite flavor but is definitely tame. It also suffers from the mouth feel problem, which I think would be a problem for narration and singing.

See Soylent for a lot of notes which also apply to this product.



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Software >

https://github.com/tylerhall/simple-url-shortener

Make your own URL shortener. e.g. for the owner of example.com links can be shortened like so:

amazon.com/some/long/URL?foo=bar&baz&lots_of_text_lots_of_text_lots_of_text
to
example.com/abcd2

Includes statistics.

Impressively simple and easy to use. I chose it because it has one single very small script.

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Destiny 2 - (2017 game) image

Entertainment > Games >

(on Wikipedia)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6721356/
FIXME - link an archive: www.destinythegame.com/

Aliens come to ruin an already-ruined earth.. which also already has aliens.

Quite an excellent game.