pretty much exactly the plot of The Metamorphosis of Prime Intellect
RT @WheresTheOberth
@Merryweatherey @pokurimio I love the concept of Rogue Servitors so much. Like, not even malicious, just trying to help people while completely oblivious to what they're ACTUALLY doing.

"We are programmed to satisfy every human need and keep you perfectly safe and happy forever. No you don't get a say."

RT @Lithros
the existence of the true language is apparent when you know a word that carries a specific meaning exists, but can't remember the word itself

the Sword & Shield gym battle music had absolutely no right to go as hard as it did

(if you don't already know, I would recommend not looking it up, it's not worth it)

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how expensive of an engagement ring do you guys think I'm worth πŸ₯Ί

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there's a spider in my office who hangs out on the wall directly in front of me and is building a web on my ring light / webcam. he's cool. we're friends now

tag someone whose cultivated online persona you find vaguely erotic and emotionally desirable πŸ’»πŸ’‹

overall, in 29 states you can get married immediately upon deciding to, but in 21 states you unfortunately have to wait.

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other states have a waiting period between applying for a marriage license and receiving it. for SC it's 1 day; AK, DC, KS, MA, MI, MS, NJ, OR, PA, and WA, 3 days; FL, also 3 days *unless* the couple attends a marriage prep class; and MN and WI, 5 days.

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fun fact: while most states let you do this immediately, several states have a waiting period between receiving your marriage license and actually being able to marry. DE, IL, and NY make you wait 1 day; MD, 2 days; and IA, LA, and TX, 3 days.

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a Schelling point for those who seek one