Fun fact: each book scanned for the Internet Archive has a unique identifier, usually the title of the item, or its first 16 characters; the volume number, or 00 if there isn't one; and the first 4 characters of the author. So:

@Pixley @Sapphicgiraffic what's it like looking at the pinnacle of human achievement

@Pixley That is a thing of beauty. May I please share it with librarians on another small website?

@Pixley I sent this to a librarian friend, and he approves of your choice of pencils.

@Pixley I never considered that there was a difference in wood pencil brands/models other than graphite grading.

Now I wish I used pencils enough to justify buying some.

@EleventhOcean Ticonderogas are nice! They sharpen easier than cheapos, with less splintery mess.

@Pixley I am forever grateful to all the people who volunteer their boobies in service of the community

@Pixley "community b00bies" sounds like a kind of polycule...

I think Youtube has a filter on their random generator so things like this don't show up in a URL

@Pixley will that end up in the URL when it is in the archive?

Curious if there is going to be abnormally high number of Google search results pointing to that book.

@Pixley i blame techbros for this, even if they're not responsible.

Also reminds me of a time when project acronyms at work were things like:
and then VAG

None of the women in the office seemed to think it was inappropriate, so I just had to quietly type VAG in all caps at work for like three years

@Pixley I am delighted to see all the hard work of countless people culminate in this

@Pixley Love to see a post get the boosts and faves it deserves 💜

@Pixley And how do I discover I'm a data management / catalogueing nerd?

I spent five minutes looking at the identifier construction method and source before I saw the obvious.


@Pixley Community boobies, very important assets for community care and the upcoming revolution

@Pixley When (if) I ever write a book I'll chose a title and my pen name very carefully. The scan ID of my book has to be explosive! Lemme think... 🤔

@Pixley this is the definition of Big Fedi Energy

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