We switched from Mercurial to git, and at the same time, from usually merging (I think) to heavily favoring rebases.

Back then, we only had to fix merge conflicts one time each. Just think of all the character-building we missed out on!

Git evangelists: "With the ability to edit history, you can present a clean narrative to people reading your logs."

Me, just trying to ship software: "Why does this branch have like five copies of the same set of commits in it?"

Are usernames along the lines of "_xXx_BunnySephiroth69_xXx_" in line with the sentiment in "Soon, all of us will have special names -- names designed to cause the cathode ray tube to resonate."? Discuss.

"Disney reportedly made only one sodium vapor camera because only one working prism was ever produced, despite attempts to replicate it." Someone please make this heist movie set in the 60s or 70s.

Everyone else: BRING BACK Z-MOVES! ALTERED DYNAMAX APPEARANCE DESTROYS RATIONALE FOR NO MEGAS!

Me: lol what the eff was going on 18 years ago this is wild

Imagine if a cyberpunk author came up with promoting a corporate franchise on a country's official currency, complete with trademark symbols everywhere.

I think it's pretty likely that a good portion of the commentary on that would feel such a concept was too over-the-top.

And yet.

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