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Disney and Nickelodeon movies with clean language

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
List of family-friendly Disney and Nickelodeon movies with clean language: * 16 Wishes (There's some bribery and fashion-type commercialism.) * A Fairly Odd Christmas * A Fairly Odd Summer * A Fairly OddParents Movie: Grow Up Timmy Turner (Timmy's parents don't seem like pillars of parenth...read more

Christmas movies with clean language

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
cm.growspice.com I've been searching for the most family-friendly Christmas movies, lately. Here are some of the more family-friendly Christmas movies that I've found (I'm including Parents' Guide links, so you can check it out further, which I recommend, as not everyone has the same definiti...read more

Hallmark movies with clean language

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
hm.growspice.com This is a list of family-friendly Hallmark movies, with clean language (as in, nothing worse than euphemisms, if that). Content besides language isn't evaluated quite as strictly, but the links are to the parents guides on IMDB. I plan to expand these lists with new items per...read more

The Plates of Brass

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://www.churchofjesuschrist.org/study/ensign/1988/01/the-plates-of-brass-a-witness-of-christ?lang=eng The link above is to a very edifying article about the brass plates. religious_

Lexi Walker: Jingle Bells arrangement

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://youtu.be/cUD2nliYSSs I can't believe I hadn't heard this until now. Great fast-paced version of Jingle Bells.

He Hears Your Heart, by Bryn Castleton

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
This EFY song (from the Here Am I, 2015 album) relates to some things Elder Holland said in his talk in the Saturday afternoon session of General Conference, today: https://youtu.be/0m1Mey--hcQ It's He Hears Your Heart, by Bryn Castleton. Anyway, it's one of my favorite EFY songs; EFY s...read more

How to light a nice slow-burning fire

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
My method of making a slow-burning fire that lasts a good long time for the amount of wood is to do this: Place a surface of wood on the bottom. On top, place two pieces of wood parallel to each other with a space between. Put a firestarter there. Place two parallel pieces of wood (with a spa...read more

How to make firestarters

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
So, those no-hassle firestarters (for lighting fires to keep your house warm) are getting expensive, these days (those Strike-a-fire ones). We've been dividing them up into several to make them last longer. Yes, you don't need them to light a fire, but they make the process easier. Within the...read more

Search engines worth knowing about

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
Other than the usual Google, Bing, DuckDuckGo, Yandex, etc., here's a list of search engines that are remarkable: * gigablast.com * mojeek.com Interesting meta search engines: * metager.org Limited scope: * sweetsearch.com (for students) Also, you should probably look up distribu...read more
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A pennywhistle, also known as a flagolet, whistle, or tinwhistle, is an instrument with six fingering holes and about a two octave range. Some other instruments, such as low whistles, Irish flutes, and dizi flutes are fingered the same way (although dizi flutes have one or more extra holes, but ...read more
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Right now, there's a lot of hubbub about inflation. People are acting like it's President Biden's fault, but they're ignoring that it's a global problem (not a USA problem only): https://m.economictimes.com/news/international/business/view-how-global-is-inflation/articleshow/87679145.cms T...read more

Sign-up quiz for HymnWiki.org (not for this forum)

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TBA

Lightless displays (E-ink, transflective, etc.)

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The purpose of this post is to list all of the following products with lightless displays that I find: * Computer monitors * Laptops (and similar) * Android tablets * Android smartphones but not the following: * E-readers * Non-Android tablets/phones Here's what I know about, so fa...read more

Terra programming language

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://terralang.org This language looks pretty awesome. Basically, it's a low-level language wrapped in a high-level language (Lua), and it has access to C libraries. So, you in your code, you have Lua code on the outside, Terra code within special Terra functions, and you can access C w...read more

I Am Frankie series review

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
Introduction: I Am Frankie is a Nickelodeon show that's like a mix between a comic sitcom and something a lot more dramatic. It has an overarching plot that progresses in every episode. It's about an Android girl named Frankie who goes to school, and tries to pass for a regular human girl. ...read more

Nice extensible Python telnet server

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
Here's an awesome extensible MUD server for Python: https://github.com/Frimkron/mud-pi You don't have to use it to make MUDs, of course. It appears that you could use it to easily make text-based, interactive websites with user accounts and stuff (but yeah, telnet's not secure; so, you pro...read more

How to SSH into your Xubuntu desktop computer from your Android tablet

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
1. Install Termux. 2. On Termux, type `pkg install openssh`. 3. On your Xubuntu desktop open a command-line and type `sudo apt install openssh-server` (if it's not already installed and running). 4. On Termux, type `ssh -Y [Your username]@[Your desktop computer's IP Address]` where your usern...read more

Ki

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
ki.growspice.com https://github.com/kumoshk/ki Ki is a command-line Python program that assists you in navigating the Linux command-line quickly and efficiently. It should assist with the following tasks: * Quickly finding and opening files, even if they're in complex directory structur...read more

Listen with your heart

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
I was browsing YouTube in the recent past, and was watching a video with an autism theme. I read the comments. People were talking about their attempts at making eye contact, and stuff about that. Disclaimer: I'm not diagnosed with autism, but I've never been medically evaluated for it, eithe...read more

Voice actresses from The ZhuZhus and Abby hatcher

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
So, I purchased and have been watching The ZhuZhus. I'm surprised I never heard of it and that it was so inexpensive (on Prime Video)--$5.29 per each of the two volumes, in HD, in June of 2021 (granted, that's the reason I took enough interest in it to preview it on YouTube, and buy it on Amazon...read more

Most influential works in children's media

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by Radishrain • | | 1 comment
Content warning: The works mentioned in this thread may or may not be family-friendly. I haven't reviewed them all for myself, either. Let's start off this list with The Prince and the Pauper. You might not believe the enormity of movies and TV episodes that have been inspired by this book. I...read more

Ultraviolet light is addictive (similar to opioids)

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://medicalxpress.com/news/2021-06-vitamin-d-deficiency-addiction-opioids.html Vitamin D also reduces opioid addiction (as well as addiction to ultraviolet light).

Fun way to make greeting cards

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by Radishrain • | | 1 comment
So, back in the day, I loved making greeting cards with PrintMaster Plus for the Commodore 64. We would print them out on a dot matrix printer (black and white). Modern custom greeting cards are a lot different. I miss PrintMaster Plus, but it's basically back in the 1980s. So, it hit me toda...read more

Baker's ammonia (ammonium bicarbonate)

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
https://www.cooksillustrated.com/recipes/10217-easy-holiday-sugar-cookies This article talks about what they often used before baking soda and baking powder. Fascinating.

Lassie animated series review

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by Radishrain • | | 0 comments
I recently watched all 26 episodes of the animated Lassie TV series on Paramount+. It's actually really good. Lots of action and dangerous situations. Plenty of character development. Young main characters and their parents/community. It's set in the mountains and forest. It deserves more attent...read more
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