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The second scariest words in the English language: “chip failure”

(The first scariest? Oh, you know what they are.) Just a few minutes ago, I pressed my credit card into Citarella’s reader and got that horrible message: “chip failure.” In two seconds, the disaster that could be my life rocketed … Continue reading

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Blocked by Twitter! Again

A few days ago, while fooling around with the endless boilerplate screens Twitter provided purporting to address my big problem — my account was blocked — I somehow wandered into creating a new account. And I did. Good heavens. There … Continue reading

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Dear Jack Dorsey: Why don’t you like me anymore?

Because you’ve blocked my Twitter account. And I don’t know why. Your suggested boilerplate explanations make no sense. Boilerplate one: Maybe I’ve offended you and your Twitter rules in some way. But I haven’t. Really, truly. I barely ever use … Continue reading

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