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Don't steal from your friends

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You, fellow congoer, wouldn't slip five dollars out of a friend's purse when they're not looking. And if you would, you can just fuck right off.
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Setting up the Amazon AWS CLI on Ubuntu

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Amazon's documentation on their command line tools is unwieldy and confusingly setup. They have a lot of tools that are similarly named, yet you may need just a fraction of them for your particular purpose. Take for example the EC2 command line interface tools and the command line interface. But that's not what matters.
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Image_Science not working with new Rails 3 installation.

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Is your image_science throwing an error when you try to install Rails 3 on a new machine for testing and updating purposes?
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Installing rails updates.

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Bundler doesn't do a good job of installing a lot of dependencies, which is likely a result of running bundler as a regular user yet needing to install system files as a sudo-wielding administrator.
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AnimeCon.org platform being updated.

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What started as a few simple news websites and my own personal website has evolved into a solid platform hosting an anime dating website, a huge list of conventions, and the best registration system in the world.
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Anime Midwest 2014 Reviewed

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Anime Midwest this month was one of the most exciting conventions to be a part of, ever. We had tons of things happening, we grew by 3,000 attendees, and everyone had a really awesome time.
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Starting Cons on KickStarter

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It appears that more and more conventions lately have been trying to get off the ground using Kickstarter or the less famous IndieGogo to raise funds to start their conventions. And more and more are not getting anywhere, because what Kickstarter and IndieGogo are very good at is in hiding their failed attempts and spotlighting successful projects.
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Anime Midwest attack on Tokyo Part 2

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First Days in Tokyo Again

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Less Facebook Is Good

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As a person with an infinitely flexible schedule, here is what I've learned by taking a break from Facebook for a couple days: Do it!
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