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Current status: Looking for an iOS Unicode keyboard to fix this toot to contain a protected space between 8 and AM.

Nerding out about German grammar at 8 AM, with barely opened eyes.

Ein älterer Mensch mit ADAC-Hartschalenkoffer und einem Strauß Rosen fährt neben mir Bus.

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I sometimes get ad-shamed at work when I speak out about how horrible ads are. People who’s entire job it is every day is to manage ads feel personally attacked by it. Fuck it. Ads suck. I won’t watch them and I don’t think it’s ok that other people watch them either.

Ich habe das Gefühl, ohne Brille schlechter zu hören. Ergibt das Sinn?

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And my computer feels slower than usual.

My ability to write coherent sentences seems hampered already.

I had a double-shot cappuccino at home, like most days. Then I made a double coffee in the office, just because I liked the warm feeling of a large mug of coffee on a rainy day. About half an hour later, a colleague brought Кулич (some sort of russian Easter cake), so I had to refill my then-half-empty-and-lukewarm cup to have enough hot coffee to drink together with the pastries.

I already had five shots of coffee today. Not because I craved caffeine, just because of circumstances.

Let's see how this is going to feel.

Also not sure if I should have CW'd this with something, and if yes, why and with what. I'll be happy to learn if you think I should've.

I'm talking about cobweb diagrams, by the way. (Not sure if I should feel extra stupid now because it's so simple.)

I used to feel really smart as a kid. University seems to have taken it almost all away from me. I didn't really notice until now it is starting to come back. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

I'm not sure why. Hadn't I found it too important? Had I simply not taken the two minutes to read the paragraph because I seemed not to have time? Was my motivation for studying and academic work so low? Was it a mental health issue?

What state of mind had university put me in? Studying for my final oral exam – after already working full-time in the industry for about two years, thus studying being on some sort of hiatus – I just re-read a simple explanation of a concept from dynamical systems analysis, and found it very well put and easily understandable. I had never really understood the concept before.

So there are reusable coffee capsules now. Bleeding-edge tech. I have one of those as well, it's made of steel, called portafilter and has been around for ages.

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Look at this dang turtle my coworker found in our parking lot

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