Where to find smoothie recipes in Ring Fit Adventure

Ring Fit Adventure is essentially the love child of Wii Fit U and Miitopia, and this particular post deals with where to find in-game recipes for smoothies, soups, and similar items. I was inspired to write it after I began to see people and in-game characters talking about carrot soups, an item that I was apparently supposed to be able to craft long before World 11, which was as far as I had got at the time. I also noticed that absolutely no one on the entire internet had been chronicling recipe locations as of the 14th of December 2019, so I’ve decided to attempt this major undertaking!

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How to find deleted bookmarks on Pixiv again

So you’re a user of the Japanese artsite Pixiv, which is really big across eastern Asia, and (with exceptions) has far and beyond better art than what the embarrassing hotpot disgrace that is deviantART could ever hope for. Pixiv has also become increasingly popular in the West and in Latin America for… several reasons.

Thus you may have saved some bookmarks here and there on your Pixiv account… until you suddenly see it replaced by a simple grey box with some Japanese text on it, and you can’t for the life of it remember which image used to be there. This guide will go through two relatively easy ways to do this on PC.

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How to add Google Calendar calendars into Thunderbird Lightning without using “Provider for Google Calendar”

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Yes, I decided to just take the screencap from my regular Norwegian setup. Also because I haven’t looked into Thunderbird 68’s language settings just yet at the time of writing.

Do you want to have one less extension to have to deal with in Thunderbird, especially if you’re on the Beta release channel, or you can’t find a good download link for Provider for Google Calendar anymore? Here’s something that will save your day.

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How to run an NTP Pool server on a Raspberry Pi

The NTP Pool is a very interesting crowdcloud project that aims to synchronise internet-based tech system clocks around the planet, and provides a solid alternative to NIST (which is an American government agency) and to the corporate-run clock servers from Microsoft, Apple, and Google.

However, their instructions for joining NTP Pool with your own server, appears to me to be written for external Azure-esque servers, and their use of imperative statements can seem scary to laymen. So today I’ll write to you all a simplified assuring guide on how to join the pool with a Raspberry Pi that you have physical access to in your own home.

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My own personal dietary and nutritional advices

I consider myself to be a lover of good food. At the same time, I’ve now been living in my own apartment for some 18 months, at the time this article was originally published. As such, there’s a lot of considerations I’ve had to take when it comes to buying, consuming, and preserving food and drinks.

In this guide, I’ll share most of them with you.

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An open and somewhat grumpy letter to the adult Cartoon Network fandom

I’m 24 years old. I like cartoons. Including ones for children. I enjoy watching a fair few such cartoons. But in the past 7 years I have found myself increasingly estranged from the viewpoints of other adult cartoon enthusiasts.

I like a good laugh, coming from silly jokes with good timing. I was someone who grew up with Dave the Barbarian (2004), Brandy & Mr. Whiskers (2005), and Fish Hooks (2009). So when Teen Titans GO arrived on Cartoon Network Nordic in 2013, I was sold. I liked the bizarre jokes, the colourful settings, and the weird plot developments. It was therefore puzzling to me when I saw millions of people online grab their pitchforks and begin to harass and threaten everyone who spoke even vaguely positively of it.

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How to work around Windows 10 October 2018 Update’s bizarre font substitution problems

When Windows 10 October 2018 Update was released in October/November/December (Strike out those that don’t apply) of that year, it gained a reputation for being the most buggy version of Windows of the previous 20 years. Among one of the most bizarre issues that made it to the stable channel, and which somehow still hasn’t been fixed more than 3 months later, is how the font fallback for some types of legacy programs suddenly vanished. The result of that, was that alphabet fonts couldn’t fall back on characters from symbol fonts, or vice versa.

The existence of this problem broke through on the 24th of October 2018, with one Reddit thread and some articles in tech magazines, after which it has never been spoken of again. Until now.

In this guide, I’ll share the complex workaround I’ve found, that somewhat solves a problem that should never have existed in the first place in the products of any decent tech company.

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My recommendations for Bitwarden’s “Domain rules” system

Last updated: 13th of December 2018

So let’s say that you’ve begun to use Bitwarden as your password manager of choice, and have become intrigued by the possibility to get quick password autofills not only on your web browsers, but also on your Android phones. There’s just one problem: The setup for that is really cumbersome.

The default domain rules are not only woefully inadequate, and have no rules that cover Android apps, but they haven’t been updated for months (if not years) despite how it’d be very easy to do so for a GitHub-hosted, open-source project, as they simply can’t be bothered to merge any pull requests about them for whatever reason.

So here’s my attempt to remedy this issue in some way!

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