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I'm having my first sick day in six months today. Having successfully evaded Paz's cold for the duration of the Easter weekend, I returned to a freezing cold office at work, which gave the bugs the opportunity to catch me. *sniffle* Sudafed and lemsips are my friends today, and I now have time to do a little tab clearance and circle maintenance.

So, Thing the First: [personal profile] auburn recently requested prompts for a timestamp meme. And she wrote this snippet from the end of In the City of Seven Walls which remains my favourite SGA fic ever. I recommend you read the other snippets in the meme while you're there.

Thing the Second was found via [community profile] metafandom and is The Broccoli Test. The degree to which John and Rodney passed this test would depend very much on who was writing them, I suspect. Sometimes they just totally get each other and sometimes they... don't. Let me know if you have a take on this.

Thing the Third is a fic by [personal profile] darkrose which makes my geeky heart happy: We Sang in Tune. My main geeky timesink, Raelynne, is a Fury, which is part-healer, part-nuker. Guess which bit I enjoy more. (I just have to pause for a moment to brag about the fact that I was 3rd Fury on my server to level 90. Thank you for your time.)

Thing the Fourth is my current favourite LoLcat:

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This is something I would love to be able to do to unwanted callers.

Lastly, a question: I've seen the phrase, "a lack of spoons" around the internets a lot recently. While I understand what it means from context, I have no idea where it came from or why spoons in particular. I think it's a phrase I could apply to myself some days, but I am unwilling to do so without understanding its origins. Any insights, flist?

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Date: 2010-04-08 02:32 pm (UTC)
telesilla: a cat leaning against a table, text: 'sup ('sup kitteh)
From: [personal profile] telesilla
The whole spoon thing comes from this article--Spoon Theory--which is really really useful if you're disabled in any way and are trying to explain your energy levels to someone who isn't.

Also, I love that macro. :)

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Date: 2010-04-08 04:58 pm (UTC)
telesilla: black and white picture of telesilla (Default)
From: [personal profile] telesilla
I really think that Spoon Therapy works just fine for people with mental issues; I've used it before to explain why my depression keeps me from doing things. *hugs*

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Date: 2010-04-08 05:26 pm (UTC)
telesilla: a cat leaning against a table, text: 'sup ('sup kitteh)
From: [personal profile] telesilla
Eeeee...I love your hugs icon!

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