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gist: SESAME STREET.0 frislander: elfwreck: loreweaver: cameoappearance: derinthemadscientist: cameoappearance: spockglocksrocks: sometimes there’s videos that make me happy to exist on this planet i’d reblog this even if it was a still image I know it’s a sesame street clip but seriously, who is the target audience for this? Parents watching it with their kids, I guess? literally everyone Everyone. No, really… everyone. For adults, the appeal is Sir Patrick Stewart doing a kid’s educational bit in full Shakespearean dress and style; there’s a delightful cognitive dissonance between the very serious presentation and the very simple content. For very small children, it’s educational: this is the letter “B”; here’s how it’s shaped; here’s some words you know that start with it. Oh, and here’s a word you may not be familiar with that starts with it, so you can recognize that it’s the sound that matters, and not whatever other connection you made between the other two words. For older kids: you’ve probably heard that “to be or not to be?” speech, or at least part of it, so you can enjoy some of the parody the adults are watching. Also, here’s how to describe how a letter is made - how to teach young siblings who don’t read yet, how to explain both the shape and the sound. For kids with dyslexia: here’s how you differentiate a “B” from a P or D or E. You may have to go slowly and look carefully at the exact shapes that make up the whole, but there are differences and you can learn to recognize them.  For teens or young college students: In addition to whichever parts of those are relevant to you, here’s what Shakespearean acting sounds like. Here’s how to enunciate clearly and slowly, so your audience can understand terms they may not recognize and still follow the gist of what you’re saying. If you’re reading Shakespeare in school, try sounding it out like this and see if that helps it make sense. For new RenFaire workers: Here’s how to pronounce “zounds.”  One of the most glorious things in the world is Shakespearean actors doing stuff like this.
gist: SESAME STREET.0
frislander:
elfwreck:

loreweaver:

cameoappearance:

derinthemadscientist:

cameoappearance:

spockglocksrocks:

sometimes there’s videos that make me happy to exist on this planet

i’d reblog this even if it was a still image

I know it’s a sesame street clip but seriously, who is the target audience for this?

Parents watching it with their kids, I guess?

literally everyone

Everyone. No, really… everyone.
For adults, the appeal is Sir Patrick Stewart doing a kid’s educational bit in full Shakespearean dress and style; there’s a delightful cognitive dissonance between the very serious presentation and the very simple content.
For very small children, it’s educational: this is the letter “B”; here’s how it’s shaped; here’s some words you know that start with it. Oh, and here’s a word you may not be familiar with that starts with it, so you can recognize that it’s the sound that matters, and not whatever other connection you made between the other two words.
For older kids: you’ve probably heard that “to be or not to be?” speech, or at least part of it, so you can enjoy some of the parody the adults are watching. Also, here’s how to describe how a letter is made - how to teach young siblings who don’t read yet, how to explain both the shape and the sound.
For kids with dyslexia: here’s how you differentiate a “B” from a P or D or E. You may have to go slowly and look carefully at the exact shapes that make up the whole, but there are differences and you can learn to recognize them. 
For teens or young college students: In addition to whichever parts of those are relevant to you, here’s what Shakespearean acting sounds like. Here’s how to enunciate clearly and slowly, so your audience can understand terms they may not recognize and still follow the gist of what you’re saying. If you’re reading Shakespeare in school, try sounding it out like this and see if that helps it make sense.
For new RenFaire workers: Here’s how to pronounce “zounds.” 

One of the most glorious things in the world is Shakespearean actors doing stuff like this.

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gist: 73%ii 3:54 PM Thread Dylan McKay @dylanmckaynz Downloaded my facebook data as a ZIP file Somehow it has my entire call history with my partner's mum 1:04 AM- 21 Mar 18 23.3K Retweets 29K Likes Dylan McKay @dylanmckaynz 2d a historical record of every single contact on my phone, including ones l no longer have 931 ロ1,557 ㅇ2,771 。 Dylan McKay @dylanmckaynz 2d metadata about every text message I've ever received or sent spoiler. I don't use messenger for SMS 939 1,756 3,064 Dylan McKay @dylanmckaynz 2d and the metadata of every cellular call I've ever made, including time and durationSS 940 t 1373 2421 Dylan McKay @dylanmckaynz 1d v I've written a script to dump all cell records in the ZIP file and print statistics Here is what it shows on my profile, pretty chilling The Ruby script can be found at gist.github.com/dylanmckay/2b1 s, 17 rejected eell phone cells, 128 missed cell phone colls essages,2 queued sM5 essaes 4 fat led 545 messages 937 t 1,232 3,054 Dylan McKay @dylanmckaynz 1d v Interesting that the timestamps are all in-between November 2016 and July 2017 948 tl 631 2,771 Dylan McKay @dylanmckaynz 14h to see your data go to your facebook settings facebook.com/settings click Download a copy of your data they'll email it to you once it's downloaded, you can open it to extract all the files out. then open the index.htm' file and go to the contact info tab 169 t 2643 6,112 Endrew Rininsland@aendre... ld v Replying to @dylanmckaynz This is interesting-I just did the same Tweet your reply undeadhousewife: Just a heads up to anyone with Facebook and the actual level of their fuckery - definitely recommend checking and see what data they saved on you
gist: 73%ii 3:54 PM
 Thread
 Dylan McKay
 @dylanmckaynz
 Downloaded my facebook data as
 a ZIP file
 Somehow it has my entire call
 history with my partner's mum
 1:04 AM- 21 Mar 18
 23.3K Retweets 29K Likes
 Dylan McKay @dylanmckaynz 2d
 a historical record of every single
 contact on my phone, including ones l
 no longer have
 931 ロ1,557 ㅇ2,771 。
 Dylan McKay @dylanmckaynz 2d
 metadata about every text message I've
 ever received or sent
 spoiler. I don't use messenger for SMS
 939
 1,756
 3,064
 Dylan McKay @dylanmckaynz 2d
 and the metadata of every cellular call
 I've ever made, including time and
 durationSS
 940 t 1373 2421
 Dylan McKay @dylanmckaynz 1d v
 I've written a script to dump all cell
 records in the ZIP file and print statistics
 Here is what it shows on my profile,
 pretty chilling
 The Ruby script can be found at
 gist.github.com/dylanmckay/2b1
 s, 17 rejected eell phone cells, 128 missed cell phone colls
 essages,2 queued sM5 essaes 4 fat led 545 messages
 937 t 1,232 3,054
 Dylan McKay @dylanmckaynz 1d v
 Interesting that the timestamps are all
 in-between November 2016 and July
 2017
 948 tl 631 2,771
 Dylan McKay @dylanmckaynz 14h
 to see your data
 go to your facebook settings
 facebook.com/settings
 click Download a copy of your data
 they'll email it to you
 once it's downloaded, you can open it to
 extract all the files out. then open the
 index.htm' file and go to the contact
 info tab
 169 t 2643 6,112
 Endrew Rininsland@aendre... ld v
 Replying to @dylanmckaynz
 This is interesting-I just did the same
 Tweet your reply
undeadhousewife:
Just a heads up to anyone with Facebook and the actual level of their fuckery - definitely recommend checking and see what data they saved on you

undeadhousewife: Just a heads up to anyone with Facebook and the actual level of their fuckery - definitely recommend checking and see wh...

gist: Nice Eric [burglar gently waking me] you live like this? 11,392 14,638R3 Follow @ericsshadow RETWEETS LIKES 1:01 AM-15 Jan 2016 waitingtoseethelight: benjaminbadpennywho: thestirge: So I heard this story second-hand, many years ago, but the gist was that a friend of a friend lived in what was generally considered a bad neighborhood, because he was a super poor college student and it was what he could afford. He didn’t have any furniture, he just slept on a blanket on the floor and had a milk crate for a chair and like an old wire spool as a table. No TV, nothing in the fridge, no microwave, basically just bare walls and a roof to keep the weather off. So one day he comes home, and there’s a man in his apartment, just standing there, with this look of utter amazement and horror on his face, and he turns to the guy who’s just entered and says, “This your place? ‘cause I broke in to rob you, but shit, man, you ain’t got nothin’. Wait here, I’m’a be right back.” And the burglar left, leaving a puzzled college student alone in his empty apartment. But sure enough, the burglar came back a while later, and brought some friends, and they delivered a table, a couple of chairs, and a small TV. “I think I got you a bed, too, but that might take a couple days.” So, the poor college student made some friends. And he didn’t ask where they got the stuff. Broglar. @mylifeisamusicalreference
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waitingtoseethelight:

benjaminbadpennywho:

thestirge:

So I heard this story second-hand, many years ago, but the gist was that a friend of a friend lived in what was generally considered a bad neighborhood, because he was a super poor college student and it was what he could afford. He didn’t have any furniture, he just slept on a blanket on the floor and had a milk crate for a chair and like an old wire spool as a table. No TV, nothing in the fridge, no microwave, basically just bare walls and a roof to keep the weather off. So one day he comes home, and there’s a man in his apartment, just standing there, with this look of utter amazement and horror on his face, and he turns to the guy who’s just entered and says, “This your place? ‘cause I broke in to rob you, but shit, man, you ain’t got nothin’. Wait here, I’m’a be right back.” And the burglar left, leaving a puzzled college student alone in his empty apartment. But sure enough, the burglar came back a while later, and brought some friends, and they delivered a table, a couple of chairs, and a small TV. “I think I got you a bed, too, but that might take a couple days.”
So, the poor college student made some friends. And he didn’t ask where they got the stuff.

Broglar.


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waitingtoseethelight: benjaminbadpennywho: thestirge: So I heard this story second-hand, many years ago, but the gist was that a frien...