I had a really long, funny(ish) post half-way written but Hunter S. Thomcat kept jumping on me and demanding hugs and when I put him down the 80th time he stared at me and then jumped on my keyboard and deleted everything. And that’s why I don’t have a post today. But I do have this:
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