caro

Caro

@caro

unironic Hoodwinked (2005) enjoyer

creator of crimes against good taste

i'd like to learn css like all you cool people

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what if we all decided to install and start using windows 7 again. microsoft can't stop all of us


  • OPERATING SYSTEMS WERE NOT SUPPOSED TO BE CLOUD-CONNECTED
  • YEARS OF COMPUTING yet NO REAL-WORLD USE FOUND for going higher than DIRECTX 9
  • Wanted to go higher anyway for a laugh? We had a tool for that: It was called "WINDOWS UPDATE"
  • "Yes please join Azure Active Directory domain. Please install .appx package" - Statements dreamed up by the utterly Corporate

jfyi, microsoft is microsoft specifically because they've made the strategic business decision to never prosecute individuals who use their software without license. just don't use their software without license on like a hundred of your company's computers. because they will absolutely go after businesses.


imo that is a PHENOMENAL business strategy. They get their revenue from business licenses which bring in a worthwhile sum and are worth litigating, and individuals who don't have licenses get experience in their software to go and work for clients who buy the business licenses. adobe take fucking NOTES



is there a word for websites that are like, extremely deep, chiefly-noncommercial-but-with-dono-links rabbit holes of a specific niche (but also can carry plenty of unrelated personal interests). usually run by a single person with a very charming about page and theyve been up since like 2002 but ARENT personal sites.

sites that feel like the polar opposite of this recent trend the past few years of finding dozens of trashy, cluttered, one-use SEO filler sites that dont even feel like they were made by a human

https://omniglot.com

i bring this up because yesterday i found myself on omniglot.com again as i am perpetually interested in writing systems (i love you maya script & weird ass conlangs) and i was struck by how deep this website goes and how 'authentic' it feels


other examples:
https://www.fantasynamegenerators.com/

search for any generators online and you always get some one-off shitty webpage covered in garbage. but fantaysnamegenerators? chefs kiss. perfection. top tier utility


https://springhole.net/

springhole my beloved. a boon for writers everywhere. more generators, and endless writing about writing can be found here and i adore it. no listicle bullshit to be found


https://bogleech.com/

and of course my favorite bogged leech who i find myself coming back to so, so often. @blep can vouch i never shut the fuck up about bogleech. i love creatures


https://radiojayallen.com/

just radio reviews. radio reviews of everything every radio for like two decades. i love you so much


if you have more examples like this send them to me !! or if you know what the hell these are called !


bogleech is my fucking favorite omg. such a good site

FEATURES OF BOGLEECH DOT COM

  • a super cool monsterpedia of original monster designs for a ttrpg
  • review of every pokemon and every digimon
  • fun special features every halloween
  • a super long super good webcomic just. hidden in there
  • a really neat puzzle twine game referencing famous horror monsters
  • hiddenish pages
  • used to run a yearly creepypasta contest, the archives are still up
  • two whole ass books you can buy. one of them is a kids book. teach ur tiny relatives about beautiful bugs
  • something i can only describe as a printable creature coloring card photography slash cosplay challenge (which i have always kind of wanted to do)
  • hundreds of articles on random cool shit like creature design reviews and real life creature design reviews

TLDR: READ BOGLEECH DOT COM