I want to get off Mr Musk's Wild Ride 

It's funny just how unusable the Twitter android app is becoming. It always had this occasional habit of removing entries in the feed at random, but it was not that common a thing.

Trying to use it now though, I'm seeing tweets get removed from the feed as I'm trying to read em. It's not even that the tweets are getting deleted, if you go to the posters profile they're still there. They just disappear from the main feed.

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I want to get off Mr Musk's Wild Ride 

Things are going well for Elon. Seems Apple are maybe going to follow through with delisting Twitter on their app store. Pretty sure the also is a reference to Google.

I'm half watching Star Trek Voyager on Netflix, and my only complaint is where is the surround sound?

I know the DVD releases had DTS and Dolby 5.1 mixes on them, but for some reason the Netflix release only has the stereo mix.

Laser eye surgery recovery musings 

Well, whatever it is, I felt like mentioning it. Its weird, slightly tiring, but kinda cool at the same time. And it makes me wonder, when the recovery is complete, and my vision is stable, will my right eye come out as the dominant one instead of my left? Or will things "go back to normal", left eye dominant, but that I'm able to see clearly without glasses or contact lenses?

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Laser eye surgery recovery musings 

But it's tiring too. My focal point shifts slightly when the dominant eye shifts. And I can feel a weird slight muscle fatigue in my right eye when it stops being the dominant one.

I dunno if I'm just more sensitive to this than other folks. Or perhaps it's just one of those things that isn't talked about because most folks are paying more attention to making sure there's no infection and marvelling at the vision improvements.

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Laser eye surgery recovery musings 

For pretty much the whole time I've been wearing glasses, I've been left eye dominant. This kinda makes sense, prescription wise it was always the stronger eye, with a weaker correction needed than my right.

However for the last three days now, my eyes have been fighting for dominance. This kinda makes sense, at least in my head. Each eye is recovering at a slightly different rate than the other.

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Laser eye surgery recovery musings 

Recovery is going well. I can see a bit better each day, and throughout the day.

But that's not what I wanted to talk about. I want to talk about something I've not seen in the literature surrounding this. Eye dominance.

Laser eye surgery follow-up, I can seeeeee!

It's weird. Yesterday I could see my vision improving every hour when I put in the eye drops (had my eyes closed the rest of the time). Today I can see, like I'm wearing contact lenses that don't quite fully correct my astigmatism.

Just had the first checkup. All was good, and I'm excited to see what happens next!

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Laser eye surgery time. To say I'm nervous is a bit of an understatement. My anxiety is running through all of the disaster scenarios; what if it doesn't work, what if my eyes fall out, what if I gain xray vision. Normal things like that.

Going to be cool to have peripheral vision again!

My game of the year. God of War Ragnarok. Absolutely sublime. The ending has caused so many emotions.

As #TransAwarenessWeek draws to a close, here are some of PinkNews' trans staff with a powerful message #Trans #TransIsBeautiful #LGBTQ 🏳️‍⚧️

Wikipedia subtoot. 

There will eventually be a case brought to ArbCom, enwiki's last dispute resolution mechanism. That case is going to be brutal, its going to result in multiple good editors, who have been antagonised by the editor I'm subtooting about, being topic banned because of the environment created by this editor and their friends. I can only hope this will also result in their being topic banned too, but recent arb actions have me worried that nothing will be done.

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Wikipedia subtoot. 

So for now, nothing can be done. And by extension, this editor is allowed to continue their anti-trans crusade. Medical content that could be written in gender neutral terms is deliberately written in binary gendered terms. Anti-trans viewpoints are given prominence, and trans positive viewpoints have to be fought tooth and nail for inclusion. And good editors are chased out of the topic, because they actually follow the sources and not the biased selection this editor prefers.

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Wikipedia subtoot. 

1) Completely new editors don't know how to bring this sort of issue to the relevant noticeboard. By the time that they do know, they will either have been chased out of the content area, or be seen as trying to remove an opponent from the topic.

2) Experienced editors generally avoid these two topics like the plague, in no small part because of editors like the one I'm subtooting about.

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Wikipedia subtoot. 

Frustratingly though, there's nothing I can do about it for now bar collect evidence. Any attempt at bringing this editors conduct to the correct noticeboard inevitably becomes a shitshow, because his defenders (who all naturally share the same POV) will show up with accusations that "you're just trying to get rid of an opponent in the content area".

It would take someone new in the content area to bring a case against him, but this has two major problems.

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Wikipedia subtoot. 

Any editor they disagree with is an activist, pushing an agenda. But of course they aren't, no they're just sticking to the (biased selection) of sources that just happen to coincide with their view.

Any discussion with them is always angry. If it were a face to face thing, I'm sure it would be a shouting match from them, from the start. They are a major contributor to the hostile environment when editing trans and medical articles, especially where those two topics collide.

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Wikipedia subtoot. 

Grrr. Angry now. There's this editor, won't name who but if you know my activity on enwiki, you can probably guess, who I wish I could topic ban from multiple controversial areas.

They are an anti-trans conservative activist, who wields policy and guidance in an incredibly selective manner. If the edit is in favour of their agenda, they will ignore key points that they will happily point out when the edit is not in their favour.

🧵 Here’s everything we know about the #Colorado shooting so far: 1/10

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