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DNI request 

Bio updated to reflect a very hard limit in interactions.

I had a pregnant anorexic start following me on Tumblr and I blocked her faster than you can tell me to just eat a sandwich.

Intra- and intersystem parents are fine, I do not have a problem with you. My problem is with singules.

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I absently read the headline "Exercise can make the brain function at a level five years younger" and the first thought that floated into my head was "How awful that must be if you're a five-year-old who works out regularly"

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How do I social-distance from my alters

Lewd 

Someone tell me to stop using my vibrator and get back to work.

I'm glad we have some sunshine, but I hate that my face is a color different from the rest of my body, no matter how much sunscreen I apply.

DNI request 

Bio updated to reflect a very hard limit in interactions.

I had a pregnant anorexic start following me on Tumblr and I blocked her faster than you can tell me to just eat a sandwich.

Intra- and intersystem parents are fine, I do not have a problem with you. My problem is with singules.

A good day for headlines 

"Boys let black widow bite them in hopes of becoming Spider-Man"

Niiiiiice

"Lead singer of Christian rock band reveals he no longer believes in God"

Niiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiice

Gemma Rex boosted

alter A: *makes a big decision without informing others*
alter B, months later: wait- we did what??

Gemma Rex boosted

I've just received five or so notifications on the Tootle app, but when I open it, there's nothing. I have no idea what's going on.

Moral issues aside, here's when I had to put down Atlas Shrugged because I was laughing so hard 

Dagny: I've always felt I was different because I'm so smart and don't have emotions.

Francisco: I like that about you. We're bad people because we only care about money.

Dagny: But no one likes me. Maybe I should do badly in school so that I'm popular.

Francisco: -slaps Dagny-

Dagny: You just hit me. I like that.

Francisco: I do too.

Me: what thE dAMN

It just came to my attention that people may not be comfortable with a 16-year-old alter in a 27-year-old system following them. If you'd rather not have me following you, feel free to block. I've been trying to slide up with little success, so I'm not sure this will change anytime soon, and I don't plan on stepping down as host.

Atlas Shrugged (yes, really) 

@Gemma This book is so bad that I had to put it down, I was giggling so hard.

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Atlas Shrugged (yes, really) 

Atlas Shrugged is Fifty Shades of Grey for business students.

Medical funding, boost (: 

Parkinson's disease can create slurred, quiet speech in patients, so my dad has decided to start a choir to help people strengthen their vocal cords (this reduces the risk of choking). They'll be starting on Zoom and moving to in-person practice once it's safe.

Donations and boosts are appreciated.

GoFundMe: ca.gofundme.com/f/oakville-par

Paypal: tom_cmaj@hotmail.com

Gemma Rex boosted

the first words of the us constitution are “CW: uspol”

Gemma Rex boosted

me: i have enough on my plate these days
also me: what if i made a conlang with the base grammar structure of polish prefix notation

Gemma Rex boosted

re: Housing during the pandemic (not ISO, just thinking): a thread 

Sam's completely unacceptable behavior aside: if the landlords have been operating under the assumption that they can still access common areas, and I've been operating under the assumption that they can't, then I don't really consider it anyone's fault but the legislators' for making the new measures difficult to understand and apply.

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re: Housing during the pandemic (not ISO, just thinking): a thread 

This seems like an oversight. If landlords across the province can continue accessing common areas, even if tenants don't want them to, that's a health hazard.

I dearly want to take someone to court over this, but no one in our house has gotten sick. These emergency measures are new and unusual, they're being tested for the first time, and they're subject to a variety of interpretations and exceptions. I want to dig and poke at them and set a small precedent, but I doubt we can afford it, and I'm not sure I can open a dispute with the RTB itself.

The Vancouver Tenants' Union is an option, but I'm so hesitant to wade into anything legal right now, and maybe someone is already doing it.

I'm not frustrated or angry. I'm bewildered. I think this measure is unclear and poorly worded.

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re: Housing during the pandemic (not ISO, just thinking): a thread 

One day he showed up again with no warning, and one of my alters told him to get out. We started considering our options. Things finally came to a head again yesterday, when he texted me in the morning to say he would be here at seven, then declined to respond when I asked him why he needed to be here and why we were not being given 24 hours' notice. I called the province's Residential Tenancy Branch (RTB) to check my rights.

He showed up with a tenant at seven and I told him I would call the cops. We went over the pandemic measures, again.

This morning his wife informed me that landlords can access common areas during the state of emergency, and I verified this with the RTB just now over the phone. Here's what's bothering me.

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re: Housing during the pandemic (not ISO, just thinking): a thread 

My system lives in a two-storey house with a basement. The first floor has a kitchen, living room, and laundry room that are considered common areas. The landlords do not live here, but will come and work on renovations about once a month.

One landlord, Sam, has been shockingly lax with his hygiene. I came home one night to find him showing a unit (tenants need 24 hours' notice, which was not given), and when I asked if they had washed their hands, he wiped his nose and told me not to worry because he had colloidal silver. I freaked at him a little bit.

At another point, he showed up unannounced again to install UV lighting that would "cure everything". When I finally managed to get him to agree to text me before turning up, he insisted that he was going to come over to bleach everything – which is odd, since I've been responsible for cleaning the common areas for some time now. I told him no and he stayed away.

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