How to flash a phone:

Tools required:
1 Trench coat

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@sonushka : I live in Golders Green

Me: You live in Bethnal Green

@sonuahka : Someplace green, anyway.

Update: the watch party is cancelled because nobody can be trusted to take it seriously enough.

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So @sonushka is thinking about hiring a function room for a Eurovision party, which seems very 2019. (I will get you all invitations.)

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Me: When is eurovision?

@sonushka, not looking up from an engrossing task: The 14th of May

It's been on this step for 20 minutes...

Sending sparse 'super' 1/4 (761029 KB) OKAY [ 21.556s]
Writing 'super' OKAY [ 0.000s]
Sending sparse 'super' 2/4 (765353 KB)

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How to flash a phone:

Tools required:
1 Trench coat

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Ok, so it /says/ that in the instructions, but what I need to actually do is turn it off and then hold down the volume down button while plugging it in to the computer

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$ adb reboot bootloader
error: no devices/emulators found

This is not encouraging

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Am I smart enough to flash a phone right now?

Let's find out

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Anyway, I ordered from the phone coop insead of the e foundation because I'd have the phone quicker. ha ha.

As soon as it finishes charging I have to reflash it.

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They delivered my phone to my old studio for unclear reasons. Somebody named Jay signed for it. I hope he likes his phone. The studio is now a demolition site.

The sent my EIN number yesterday and a new phone today.

When they're good, they're very very good. When they're bad I miss vodaphone.

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My mobile phone fell out of my pocket a month ago, so I reported it missing to my phone company and asked for the EIN number (required by the train company for the return of phones) and ordered a replacement on the idea that if the old one turned up, I could give it to a refugee.

After a fortnight, I started using a nokia from 2003.

I rang my phone company yesterday to ask wtf.....

[insert covid whinges here]

Compared to how bad other people have had it, I've just got dangerously contagious manflu, but gods I feel weird and don't like it.

Oh, this is fantastic. ^_^ Yes, it looks like we - lgbt.io - have a way back to full health. It won't be immediate, maybe a week or two, depending how soon everything can be coordinated, but the plan is in motion. ^_^

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