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The History of Unicode

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2048: "Great news for Maine—we're once again an independent state!!! Thanks, @unicode, for ruling in our favor and sending troops to end New Hampshire's annexation. 🙏🚁🎖️"
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Covarr
10 days ago
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Then, everything changed when Japan invented Emoji.
Moses Lake, WA
olliejones
10 days ago
Oh my, this is a real thing.
Covarr
10 days ago
You bet your ear it is. It was an extension of some proprietary nonsense that was already on Japanese cellphones, brought into Unicode for compatibility purposes, and then more than a decade later the rest of the world discovered it and it blew way out of control.
ydant
10 days ago
https://twitter.com/SenAngusKing/status/961331752718557184
Covarr
10 days ago
Oh... the tweet is real? HOLY MACKEREL
ydant
10 days ago
I think you mean 👼 🐟?
skorgu
10 days ago
What the fuck
davidar
10 days ago
I still won't be happy until the entirety of https://thenounproject.com/ gets added to unicode
WorldMaker
10 days ago
I won't be happy until conlangs like Klingon and Elvish finally get their due out in the Astral Plane. The original rejection before the Astral Plane opened up makes less sense in the age of filling the Astral Plane with modern heiroglyphics. 👀✨🤳👏🐱‍🚀
steelhorse
6 days ago
Great podcast about this: https://99percentinvisible.org/episode/person-lotus-position/
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alt_text_at_your_service
10 days ago
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2048: "Great news for Maine—we're once again an independent state!!! Thanks, @unicode, for ruling in our favor and sending troops to end New Hampshire's annexation. 🙏🚁🎖️"

Super Bowl Watch Party

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It's going to be weird near the end of May when the screen goes blank for over 18 hours.
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Covarr
14 days ago
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Avoiding spoilers will be tough.
Moses Lake, WA
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satadru
14 days ago
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We just loudly counted off the millions of dollars NBC was losing when the screen went blank during the game...
New York, NY
alt_text_at_your_service
14 days ago
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It's going to be weird near the end of May when the screen goes blank for over 18 hours.

Night Sky

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There's a mountain lion nearby, but it didn't notice you because it's reading Facebook.
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Covarr
24 days ago
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Sometimes I take nature walks in my back yard. I get to experience all the joys of the outdoors, like mosquitos, dead tree, and tripping over the shovel I forgot to put away.
Moses Lake, WA
satadru
24 days ago
You wouldn't have mosquito problems if your backyard was in Iceland. :)
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Hawaii

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Ok, I've got it, just need to plug in my security key. Hmm, which way does the USB go? Nope, not that way. I'll just flip it and– OH JEEZ IT FELL INTO THE VENT.
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Covarr
26 days ago
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and just think, if his password was hunter2 he would've remembered it.
Moses Lake, WA
djmitche
22 days ago
If his password was what? I just see "*******"
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Memorable Quotes

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"Since there's no ending quote mark, everything after this is part of my quote. —Randall Munroe
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Covarr
35 days ago
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"Luke, I am your father." -Mark Twain, to his son Luke Clemens
Moses Lake, WA
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jth
35 days ago
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Wouldn't quoting anything from this post require quote marks around the quote marks in the quote?
Saint Paul, MN, USA
fancycwabs
34 days ago
Not if you only quoted the part inside the quote marks, and replaced those quote marks with ellipsis.
satadru
35 days ago
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This is a glorious mockery of so much of high school education.
New York, NY

Dying Gift

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And to you, I leave my life-sized ice sculpture replica of the Pietà which was blessed by the Pope. You must never let it melt! Now, remember, all gifts must be removed from my estate within 24 hours.
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Covarr
38 days ago
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And to you, I leave my favorite house plant, the Audrey II. It's said to bring great fortune as long as you keep it fed.
Moses Lake, WA
snm77
38 days ago
Seymour. And to you Seymour... :D
hairfarmerrich
38 days ago
Seymour could have kept Audrey II fed, only as long as it took to digest him. Mmm... Suppertime!
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