Joey Koala 🐨

Joey Koala (JK, or as I simply say, Joey) is the official mascot of Egglepple and 🧑🏿lnq's sidekick*.** In this client-server model, Joey is the client (ie. my input console), whereas 🧑🏿lnq is the server. (see Puwun, Koala Krayon)

Joey, an adorable and kind koala, acts as the lnq's deuteragonist (/sidekick). Joey is a mischievous androgyne, whose courage and resourcefulness are fitted to handle any situation that may arise. Blessed with extreme aptitude for composition and a limitless lifespan, our koala can transform^ into any yot, if need be.^^ Meaning that the subject is, among other attributes, modular+portable.
/// The zoological form of the koala takes precedence in k-mode, while the yoyo+krayon combination (ie. 🧑🏿lnq's cello) is Joey's identity, otherwise. In the latter case, I refer to (and this may become common) my cello/fingerboard as my 'Joey'.

History
Joey Koala was created/born on March 15, 2005 by 🧑🏿Link Starbureiy. The character was created during a period of "intense thought" the day after celebrating his father's birthday in solitude. Starbureiy, in need of a mascot for his body of work, turned to the 'koala idea' after learning about its personality traits (solidarity) and fingerprint resemblance to human beings. Joey Koala replaced (in some regards, transitioned from) the long-standing character, Scotte Lemm.
/// Out of all the non-humans in the so-called Animal Kingdom, the koala is my favorite and the one I perhaps relate to the most. Trivia: Did you know that koala and human fingerprints are nearly identical/forensically indistinguishable? The two species also can disjointly suffer from similar immunodeficiency syndromes (AIDS/KIDS).

Some more personal historical context: during this time period, I was living+working full-time (24 hrs/day) in a small office that I could barely afford in the basement of a casino on the working class side of Missoula, Montana. A bar of 🧼soap was my only real friend; I bathed in public restrooms, slept on the floor next to creepy-crawly bugs🐛🐞, and was starving. This went on for months. I knew that I had to make a change and do something really big to catalyze it. Joey🐨 was borne from my imagination when I needed a push the most.

I could always rely on the little fella to bail me out of a (metaphorical) tight spot, and for that reason, Joey Koala is my best friend (notice that I prefer to wear the krayon on/as my right digitus medius, hence, Joey is my 'right-hand man').

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