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How I Manage My Pokémon GO Storage

Do you play Pokémon GO? Have you ever tried to find good advice on how to decide which Pokémon to keep and which to throw away? If your answer is no, please go away, and stop bullying me! But if you’re a Pokénerd like me, hang in there because I have a ridiculously methodical process for culling my Pokéherd. If you like it, feel free to use it. Or you can just use part of it to make your process easier.

Here is my culling process:  

First, put everything in a “Working” tag. Pokémon GO doesn’t let you select all of your Pokémon at once, so the easiest way is to search for “0*,1*,2*” and tag them, and then search for “3*,4*” and tag them.

Open the Working tag, and search for “Shiny”

  • Put one of each species with the best Regular IV in Keep tag
  • Put one of each species with the best league IVs (only if over 98%) in Keep tag
  • Put 9 of the remaining highest level in Free Agent tag.
  • Put the rest in Recycle Bin tag.

Search for “Costume”

  • Put one of each species with the best Regular IV in Keep tag
  • Put one of each species with the best league IVs (only if over 98%) in Keep tag
  • Put 9 of the remaining highest level in Free Agent tag.
  • Put the rest in Recycle Bin group.

Search for attacker Tier 2 or higher (See PoGo Search META Tiers)

  • Put 6 of the best regular IVs in the Keep tag
  • Put the rest in Recycle Bin tag.

With the rest:  

  • Keep one of each species evolution with the
    • best regular IV for Living Dex/Master League,
    • best Little Cup IV,
    • best Great League IV,
    • best Ultra League IV
  • Put the rest — you guessed it — in Recycle Bin tag.

Now, you’re Working tag should be empty.

Go to the Recycle Bin tag and search for “Year2016-2018”

  • Put all of them in the Free Agents tag.

Search for any Tier 2 or higher (See PoGo Search META Tiers)

  • Put the best 9 in the Free Agents tag.
  • Put the rest in the 2x Transfer tag.

Transfer the rest of the Recycle Bin or tag them 2x Transfer to save them for the next 2X Transfer Spotlight hour.

I scan every single Pokemon with Poke Genie before I start this process and rename them before I start culling. I use MacroDroid to run a macro that automatically renames them.

I haven’t updated the META tier lists on PoGo search in a while, so the latest new releases haven’t been added, but I will update those soon.

I plan on updating PoGo Search to have a clickable search string to search for all Tier 2 or higher Pokémon. It’s ahead on the roadmap. I’ll update this post once it has been created.

Personal Blog Web Development

A Javascript bookmarklet to open PDFs in Chrome without the toolbar

Every time I start working on designing a new website, I spend about 15 minutes searching the inter-webs looking for how to open a PDF in chrome without the annoying toolbar at the top of the page.

The reason why is, of course, I need to open the PDF that the designer sent me in the same browser as I am currently working in so that I have something to compare against.

I know all you have to do is put “toolbar=0” at the end of the URL and reload the page, but by the time I start working on a new site, I have completely forgotten how to do it.

I finally decided to take the time to automate this process as a JavaScript bookmarklet.

I wish Google would just put a button on the toolbar to make it go away, but until they do, here’s a decent solution:

javascript: (function () { notoolbar = '#toolbar=0'; window.open(location + notoolbar)})()

Here’s what to do if you don’t know how to install a bookmarklet.

Web Development

WordPress Plugins That You MUST Install

Everytime I start a WordPress installation, I go through the same process of downloading and installing a bunch of plugins that are basically mandatory. If I was smart, I would build an automation that automatically downloaded them and installed them, but alas, I haven’t taken the time to do that.

Until just now, I haven’t even taken the time to write them down. I usually just log into one of my other sites, take note of what I installed on that one, and then start the process all over again. I’m finally writing them down, and I suppose it wouldn’t hurt to publish them on the interwebs for the rest of the world to see and criticize.

To be honest, I just needed to write them down for my own future reference. If they are helpful to you or someone else, great. If you hate them or disagree with them, good for you! I couldn’t really care less. 😀

Here’s my list of WordPress plugins that you must install on almost every website:

Mandatory For All Websites

Mandatory For eCommerce Sites

You Don’t Need All The Time, But When You Need Them, YOU REALLY NEED THEM

Optional, But Not Really

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Who Let the Dog Drive? Who? Who? Who?

There’s plenty of Florida Man stories, how about a Florida Dog story?!

A south Florida neighborhood woke up to the sounds of someone doing donuts in their cul-de-sac. 

The sedan was driving around and around in circles in reverse, and who was behind the wheel? A black Labrador. 

Fortunately police arrived on the scene shortly, and they were able to get the driver’s door open and the pooch jumped out. 

One of the neighbors, Anne Sabol, told police that she thought he should be given a drivers license because it ONLY hit a mailbox and a few garbage cans. 

Because that is how low the expectations are set for drivers in Florida.

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Source: Neighbors find dog behind the wheel of moving car – WPBF 25 News

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Turkeys Are Getting Ready To Tussle

It’s almost a week before Thanksgiving here in the US, and some wild turkeys are fighting back.

Turkeys are taking over a neighborhood in New Jersey.

The township, which is coincidentally named Toms River, (because male Turkeys are called Toms) is being overrun with turkeys that are pecking cars, scaring people and even breaking windows. 

Experts say that the turkeys are harmless, but if you’re confronted by a wild turkey, making loud noises, and opening and closing umbrellas can scare them off.

Whereas if you do that with Canadian Geese, you’re just gonna piss them off. 

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Did the Representative Rip One?

Well, I guess this account has turned into a running fart joke, because here we go again.

Congressman Eric Swalwell appeared to let out a huge fart on live television.

“The president used taxpayer dollars to ask the Ukrainians to help him cheat [fart sound] an election.”

Clip of Swalwell on MSNBC:

Representative Swalwell from California’s 15th congressional district was speaking to Chris Matthews on MSNBC’s Hardball when he was interrupted by what sounded like a huge fart.

“…cheat [fart sound] an election…”

Clip of Swalwell on MSNBC:

Swalwell claims that he did neither smelt it nor dealt it.

In fact, he says he didn’t even hear it. 

Some people came to the congressman‘s defense and said it must’ve been Chris Matthews who ripped one.

However, many viewers believe he slightly snickered when it happened. 

“…to help him cheat [fart sound] an election…”

Clip of Swalwell on MSNBC:

Hardball responded to the allegations on Twitter, and said that the sound heard was actually a coffee mug scraping across the desk. 

I’ll leave that for you to decide. 

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Source: https://nypost.com/2019/11/19/congressman-eric-swalwell-appears-to-fart-on-live-tv/

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Getting Caught Like That Must Really Stink

Note to self: if you’re ever hiding from the police, it might be a good idea to get some Gas-X. #notanad

A Missouri man farted so loud that police found his hiding spot.

Liberty Police officers and Clay County Sheriff’s Deputies were out looking for a man with a felony warrant for possession of a controlled substance. 

The man hid from the police, but while he were hiding he was holding one in that… as one Facebook commenter put it…

“He had the right to remain silent, but he didn’t have the ability.”

Clay County Sheriff’s department found the incident so amusing they posted on Facebook:

“If you’ve got a felony warrant for your arrest, the cops are looking for you and you pass gas so loud it gives up your hiding spot, you’re definitely having a ? day. ? #ItHappened

If you’ve got a felony warrant for your arrest, the cops are looking for you and you pass gas so loud it gives up your hiding spot, you’re definitely having a ? day. ? #ItHappened

Posted by Clay County, Missouri Sheriff on Tuesday, July 9, 2019

The Liberty Police Department replied on Twitter:

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Free Funerals! (*Some Conditions Apply)

Funerals can be expensive! But a South Korean company is giving them away—as long as you’re not dead.

The Hyowon Healing Center is hoping people will live better lives by pretending to die!

The center has performed over 25,000 mass simulated funerals since it started in 2012. 

People of all ages write their last testaments, put on funeral shrouds, and even lay down inside a closed coffin for almost 10 minutes!

On a serious note, the World Health Organization says that South Korea’s suicide rate is almost twice the global average. 

Jeong Yong-mun, the leader of the center, says he was happy when he saw families reconciling at funerals, but he was sad that they waited so long. 

So he created this experience to help people realize the value of their life and reconcile sooner. 

I’m still not gonna get into a casket for ten minutes!

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Source: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-southkorea-livingfunerals/dying-for-a-better-life-south-koreans-fake-their-funerals-for-life-lessons-idUSKBN1XG038

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The Secret Code Is “Extra Lemons”

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In South Carolina man says his sweet tea had more than just tea leaves in it, it had marijuana leaves too!

Parrish Brown says he ordered a sweet tea, light ice, and extra lemon from a McDonalds in Hilton Head Island. 

Brown says the cashier double checked and asked him, you want “extra lemon?”

We will come back to that!

Brown said he then headed off to his second job, and he started drinking his beverage. 

He said it “didn’t taste like something he recognized” And he started to feel weird.

He kept drinking it, hoping that he would start feeling better, but he says it only got worse.

He says he then opened the drink to find the three bags of weed inside the cup. 

He believes he tore the bags open with his straw.

Brown then called his father who told him to call the store and the police. 

After a lot of confusion with 911, police showed up and confirmed that it was marijuana.

 Brown said the officer asked him why he drank it, and he said “I was thirsty!”

As crazy as the story sounds, this is not the first time that fast-food workers have been accused of selling pot on the job.

 For more on those stories check out the links in the source below.

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Source: https://www.islandpacket.com/news/local/crime/article237063389.html