Author Archives: Stephan Sokolow

Fanfiction – Taylor Inverse

Taylor Inverse by Racke Crossover: Worm/SlayersLength: 4,497Status: Oneshot …and another Worm one. This time, a funny little Slayers crossover crackfic. Since it’s just a oneshot, there’s not much to say about it. The gist is that Taylor is the reincarnation … Continue reading

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The Out-of-Touch Autism-Spectrum Shut-in Social Survival Guide For People Who Are Paranoid About People, Parties, And Other P Words

I don’t think I’ve mentioned it, but I tend to panic when I badly misjudge how something I said will be taken and then fail to recover. I recently learned that this is apparently called Rejection Sensitive Dysphoria. and I … Continue reading

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Fanfiction – A Wand for Skitter

A Wand for Skitter by ShayneT Crossover: Worm/Harry PotterLength: 359,078Status: Complete Continuing on the Worm crossover kick I seem to be on, how about an “adult Taylor Hebert reborn in the body of an 11-year-old muggleborn” story that is unusually … Continue reading

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Tooltips for syntax highlights in QTextEdit/QPlainTextEdit

While I was experimenting with adding nlprule-based grammar-checking to my spell-checked QPlainTextEdit subclass (not yet polished enough to share, but there’s a cut-down proof of concept for the nlprule integration on StackOverflow if you want it), I ran into a … Continue reading

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Fanfiction – When Life Gives You Lemons

When Life Gives You Lemons by Baked The Author Crossover: Worm/PortalLength: 77,208Status: Complete What if Taylor Hebert triggered as a Tinker and then cobbled together a teleportation device that brought her to Aperture Science? What if GlaDOS and the other … Continue reading

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A QLineEdit Replacement with Spell-Checking

TL;DR: Here’s the code Today, I recevied a question which prompted me to revisit my old An Improved QPlainTextEdit for PyQt5 post and, along the way, I got a little nerd-sniped on the idea of adding spell-checking to QLineEdit too. … Continue reading

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NT_STATUS_ACCOUNT_EXPIRED

TL:DR: Check that your system clock is set correctly …and use pdbedit -u accountname -K 0 to disable expiry for the account if that’s what it’s supposed to be in the first place. …because I just spent an hour tearing … Continue reading

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