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>> No. 24743 Anonymous
3rd April 2017
Monday 4:06 pm
/emo/24743 Job related woes. Not getting sacked, but now I'd much rather I was
Hallo, got diagnosed with anxiety induced depression a couple of months back, had been suspicious for months before that though. Currently on Venlafaxine, 75mg/day. Had a couple of breakdowns at the bar I work at in January, so management got concerned and we started a dialogue. Sorry, this is quite a long post. It's been a busy week.

A couple of weeks after a progressive chat with the GM about how he could help, one of the managers asked me to replace some old cans with new bottles, and keep the redundant stuff for staff drinks on the weekend, so come the weekend, I took a couple of cans from the cellar when I was stocking, and left them in my hoodie, on top of my bag in the staff room to take up after shift. I didn't confirm with management that this was ok, I took it as assumed since I'd been told. Bad idea, I didn't make it out of the staff room, got called into the office bag searched et al, turns out someone had gone into the staff room and noticed the cans when they were moving my clothes, assumed as theft.

In terms of the disciplinary/investigation, IMO it's all cut and dry, I know the camera could see me taking the cans, and then the cans were in the staff room in my hoodie. It's just a matter of intention, if they think I was trying to take them off the premise then I should be sacked. I didn’t panic after it was clear my stuff had been moved, everything hung up bar my hoodie that was positioned in the corner of the camera-bound staffroom (where it had previously been placed on top of my zippable, padded bag…with all my other stuff. Basically, I thought what I was doing was ok, but if it wasn’t then it should just be a matter of policy and they should just fire me so I know where I am. I just want to get that done and out of the way and the GM insists that we have this meeting, despite everyone having clearly made their decisions (as he admitted today), and you can't intellectualise your way back into someone's trust, so that's fucked.

That incident happened a few hours before I was gonna cross the country via bus for mothers day, and I was feeling too grim to do it so I called my mum on Sunday morning to apologise. She's the kind of mum you'd buy at John Lewis, mental health advocate as well. I was having trouble explaining why I couldn't come down but she started having a go at me so I told her about the diagnosis (I hadn't wanted her to fuss over me) and was met with "I know you have depression but you should just be a man and see me". I knew that she was just angry, so I said I had to go and we smoothed it out a couple of days later, but that really hit me.

Anyway, the Monday following mother's day, I was walking the dog to my girlfriend's house, to meet her and explain the work situation and the mum situation, and I started having a panic attack, so we started arguing because I'd promised I'd come, and now I was just sat on a bench with a dog I now felt incapable of looking after. I texted her the basic outline and how it was affecting me, and she said that before she'd received that she'd been composing a text saying that we should take a break. She's been great during this but it's taking a toll on our relationship, but things are generally ok.

After that I missed the disciplinary meeting. I pulled myself together a few hours afterwards, came in to apologise, was told we couldn't do it without a second manager, so we rescheduled for the next morning. That morning, had an argument with my gf and ended up going foetal and kind of didn’t get out of bed until midnight.

At this point I figured I would be getting sacked, so I just needed to get it over with, went in the next day and apologised, said personal reasons, "Not good enough", explained the facts of what had happened with mum/girlfriend, but avoided talking about how it'd made me feel, hoping I wouldn't have to. I was given a last chance to come in, and we'd rearrange for Monday (today).

I went in today. The witness manager isn't in. He's been called away, so again we can't have the meeting (albeit the 'fault' score is still 2:1 to me). Since I was there, the GM explained that he no longer trusted me as a result of initial circumstances and missed meetings, and whilst the disciplinary would still be carried out and I'd be able to stay working there, it'd be on one shift a week for a while. I said I'd been trying to find day jobs so it might be for the best, as I've had my fill of bar work...but I just felt like collapsing. I was hyperventilating on the walk there, after all their 'final chance, last meeting, be here then', bam, "Sorry mate this guy had to go, tell you what, keep yourself free all day so we can phone, or we might call you tomorrow." Fuck.
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>> No. 24745 Anonymous
3rd April 2017
Monday 4:23 pm
24745 And yet more.
I don't like making a big deal out of things, I have convictions, I'm happy to stand up to people if they're trying to injure/insult someone, because it's really easy to tell when you're basically 'in the right' and when someone is being an unambiguous ass, but when it comes to work relationships I have a bit of a complex about bothering people, especially in a high-overturn industry, and a company where getting caught organising a literal theft ring involving managers and staff will get you transferred if the owner likes you, but you get sacked over being late once if the wrong person wants you gone. If I think I can make it through something without having to reveal any details of my personal thoughts or feelings, I'll aim for that, like I don’t know if I’m expect to look the manager in the eye and say "I didn't come in because I was on the verge of topping myself". I have trouble talking about it (stuttering, repetition, trailing off), so I certainly can’t expect him to understand it from me. When I first told management that I’d been diagnosed, they seemed compassionate and open, and the GM put my next week as a holiday, and cut my shifts ostensibly to give me some space and let me relax. I didn't get paid for this holiday. I didn't get paid for it for over a month. So essentially the response was "You had a panic attack? Ok, you're suspended for a week and your shifts are cut." After a week I explained to him that this was the opposite of what I needed, he said he'd give me more hours, so I went from 5-6 shifts, to 2 shifts, to 3 shifts over that month. I mean it's something. But yet again, today in the 'informal meeting', the GM said that sometimes he forgets, sometimes he has no intention of altering hours, but " know how it is". I do know how it is, that's why I've been fucking terrified of asking for more shifts and generally talking to management more than once, because I know they heard me the first time and would just rather string me along as much as they can, and if they didn't they're just flaunting ineptitude by saying "Ah yeah, you have to keep pestering us".

I broke my little toe on Christmas day, worked 8 hours on it, had my gf's sister text me from her phone calling me a 'fucking prick' because I said I needed an hour to myself before I called her, phoned in sick the next day because I couldn't carry on limping, had everyone assume I was lying and skiving (got voted 'Pinnochio' at staff awards. Haha), just fuck this fucking place man. I try but if I act normal everyone thinks I'm faking things, and if I give in to it I become a bawling wreck who struggles to leave the house. I mean, I should be able to get enough work to keep me alive, I'm good at what I do and I know my city well, but I've worked for this company on and off for 4 years, have never had a disciplinary, didn't call in sick or take a holiday for my first year, like it's obviously a horrible company and the majority in the industry hate it, and hopefully this will result in a steady day job, but like I have tried right? I think I’ve tried but I never know, I never know if I could give more, and if I could give everything then I wouldn’t be depressed, but if I am depressed then I need to acknowledge my limits, but one can’t be bound by limits…is it ok to think like this? Should I be ashamed of not having the confidence to pressure people to get things done? Everyone seems to think that that’s how things should be done.

I’m not even sure if I’m asking for advice at this point. I obviously can’t stay there after this, I just didn’t know what to do after I left the venue today. It just feels like I’m always going to get fucked around there. I can't face having to go through this morning again.
>> No. 24746 Anonymous
3rd April 2017
Monday 5:26 pm
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You could've done with condensing all that. There are a few comments I can make on key points but I'm not sure if I followed your train of thought:

>the GM explained that he no longer trusted me as a result of initial circumstances and missed meetings

Well then you can no longer work there. Simple. You're fired but they don't want to do it direct because it would be a hassle.

This is for the best considering how employees are treated. You may have even needed this kick up the arse and will be much happier at a new place even if its yet more bar work. I mean 4 fucking years doing the same low-end bar job.

As for the women in your life:
>she said that before she'd received that she'd been composing a text saying that we should take a break.

I'm sorry to have to break this to you but its over. Let her go because she feels guilty about doing it with the position you are in right now.

As for your mother she was a dick but then she is only human. She loves you unconditionally but she will be unbearable cunt on occasion. Its what mothers do.
>> No. 24747 Anonymous
3rd April 2017
Monday 7:54 pm
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>>24745 Sounds like you're in a job where no one gives a fuck about you. Doing the kind of work that you can find anywhere, all over the world in fact. As the song goes 'why do I give valuable to people who don't care if I live or die'? As for your gf, well people get dumped all the time, they survive, you will too.
>> No. 24748 Anonymous
3rd April 2017
Monday 7:58 pm
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>>24743camera bound staff room? Do you mean the place you go for breaks has cameras in it? Watching your every move when U shed be relaxing? Fuck me, get out of there.


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>> No. 409330 Anonymous
31st March 2017
Friday 6:59 pm
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What's the best way to harvest human sweat? I was thinking a plastic costume like this, with a split around the crotch (sealed at the edges with something sticky) so you can use the bathroom. There's a vacuum pump extracting the liquid from the costume as it's generated, with a filter to remove dead skin and other crap. Obviously you'd be in a hot room, on a treadmill.
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>> No. 409391 Anonymous
2nd April 2017
Sunday 8:44 pm
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Don't sweat it.
>> No. 409397 Anonymous
2nd April 2017
Sunday 11:39 pm
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You let them work for as long as they survive and then get a new host. I think with enough persuasion, a donor could do 48 hours or so on fluids.
>> No. 409398 Anonymous
3rd April 2017
Monday 1:46 am
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Can this thread please just go away? I find the OP image disturbing to keep seeing in star.
>> No. 409399 Anonymous
3rd April 2017
Monday 6:47 am
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Hide it, you fucking moonbat.
>> No. 409403 Anonymous
3rd April 2017
Monday 9:22 am
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According to a website which provides no citations whatsoever
>the average person aggressively working out perspires about 0.7 to 1.5 liters per hour.
and some random water-related website says a five minute shower uses 45 litres, so a properly harvested human can provide just over enough water to shower in before it totally collapses.


>> No. 23869 Gasthief
24th August 2016
Wednesday 4:19 pm
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GLORY to Ukraine!
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>> No. 23936 Rasputin
6th January 2017
Friday 8:07 am
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In Russian you'd be arrested for that funny pics, lad
>> No. 23942 Stalin
18th January 2017
Wednesday 9:25 am
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>> No. 23943 Britfag
18th January 2017
Wednesday 9:58 am
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Thanks posting this on /sfw/, dickheads (pun not intended, but mildly humorous).
>> No. 23975 Rasputin
31st March 2017
Friday 10:18 pm
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Article 280. son. Remember.
>> No. 23976 Stalin
2nd April 2017
Sunday 12:58 pm
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Слава Украине! Пошёл нахуй, Тарас.


>> No. 24689 Anonymous
30th March 2017
Thursday 9:17 am
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A couple of years ago I came out as gay. I'm in my mid-twenties and it was a massive relief to finally realize and admit something that I've known deep down for a long time, and to be accepted for it.

But I can't stand 99% of the gay people I meet. I can't stand the lesbians who can't go a day without mentioning they're gay, or the people that get super offended over a perceived slight to their gayness, or the super-fags that prance around like fairies and scream bloody murder and homophobia to anyone who looks at them funny. It feels like everyone around me is faking it, or encouraging some sort of identity that doesn't need encouragement. I fucking hate Pride.

I don't understand what there is to be PROUD of. I am a sexual deviant. I'm not hurting anyone, and I'm lucky to live in a time where I'm free to love someone of the opposite sex openly without being thrown in jail or executed. But the fact is I have a sexual deviancy, and although I'm accepting of it, I'm not PROUD of it. I want people to accept this problem of mine with compassion and understanding, but I don't want to traipse along with a bunch of oversexualised attention seekers throwing glitter over themselves and defining their identity by where they like to stick things in bed.

I hate it. I really hate it. It all makes me want to regress back to being straight and unhappy, just so I can be free of this embarrassment and LGTBQ++++ bullshit.

We've come a long, long way from homosexuality being 'the love that dare not speak its name', and more and more I think we should go back
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>> No. 24730 Anonymous
30th March 2017
Thursday 11:35 pm
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Don't feed the troll lads. It was obvious as soon as he started referring to himself as a 'sexual deviant' as though he's dropped right out of a 1950s public health warning.
>> No. 24731 Anonymous
31st March 2017
Friday 2:50 am
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Talking of which, I finally looked up on the internet what that Pleasuredrome place near Waterloo I walk by every morning on the way to work is. Interesting.
>> No. 24738 Anonymous
31st March 2017
Friday 1:45 pm
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I don't think he's a troll. I used to live with a guy who had a strikingly similar outlook to OP, very much a self-loathing gay. It was quite sad.
>> No. 24741 Anonymous
1st April 2017
Saturday 9:45 pm
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If anything he sounds like the halfway house you get when you cross the deep seated, internalised self-hating gay of the homophobic 1950s with today's largely liberal acceptance of the LGBT community. He's still in the closet - but not wanting to kill himself because of it - however he does intensely resent anyone who's managed to do what he can't and be glad they've left the closet. Interesting one.
>> No. 24742 Anonymous
2nd April 2017
Sunday 9:34 am
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Why should that be self-loathing? If there was a heterosexual pride day where all the big burly men went around showing off their muscles and attention seeking over how masculine and hetero they were, I think I'd hate them. I don't need to just imagine either, they exist, they're what Americans call "bros". Everyone hates them.
The whole "limp-wristed fairy" persona is important in the history of homosexuals struggling for acceptance but it is absolutely an affectation and there's no reason why someone can't legitimately find it off-putting without it being a symptom of repressed self-hatred for internet amateur psychologists to diagnose.


>> ID: de9cab No. 14118 Anonymous
14th March 2017
Tuesday 12:35 am

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I've been here for a while and I think it's only fair that I get to be a mod. For as long as I can manage it without fucking it up entirely.
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>> ID: cffd41 No. 14141 Anonymous
1st April 2017
Saturday 5:50 pm

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Harsh, but fair.
>> ID: 165961 No. 14142 Anonymous
1st April 2017
Saturday 7:50 pm

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Forget new mods, if the RI are right we're going to need a new admin.
>> ID: cffd41 No. 14143 Anonymous
1st April 2017
Saturday 8:21 pm

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Who are the RI?
>> ID: 165961 No. 14144 Anonymous
1st April 2017
Saturday 8:41 pm

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They're the Ruddy Illuminati, lad.
>> ID: e35744 No. 14145 Anonymous
2nd April 2017
Sunday 4:29 am

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I've got me eye on you.


>> No. 6895 Anonymous
30th March 2017
Thursday 9:42 pm
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I always had the notion that the grass in Britain's Anglo ex-colonies was a somewhat more lustrous shade of green, particularly for skilled tradesmen and the like, but lately I've heard the opposite; that the new world isn't a shangri-la for disgruntled British tradesmen.

A skilled tradesman who earns £30k a year in the UK would expect to earn roughly $50-60k a year doing the same job in Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. Even if you go back to pre-Brexit exchange rates, it seems like the guy earning $60k would be in a better position, especially if you assume that house prices would be cheaper because of more lebensraum.

Apparently some of these assumptions stand on wonky ground. I've heard that when you account for costs of living and mortgaging an average house, earning £30k outside of London will take you further than $60k a year outside of Toronto, Auckland, and Sydney. Is there any truth to that?
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>> No. 6897 Anonymous
31st March 2017
Friday 5:23 am
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I've paid 18 quid for a bottle of beer in Brisbane. Nothing special mind, just a beer. It is fucking dear out there, especially for electronics.

That said I live in one of the most expensive cities in the world and could get by and lead a healthy, happy life for 10k, I just use my noggin and find the cheap places to eat and drink.
>> No. 6898 Anonymous
31st March 2017
Friday 9:45 am
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> Also, personally if I was even thinking of Canada it would definitely be Vancouver.

Not without learning Cantonese first m80. It's basically pre-Handover HK without the slums now.
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31st March 2017
Friday 6:12 pm
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>without the slums now.
That will change soon - only this time, the slums will be full of white Canadians.
>> No. 6900 Anonymous
1st April 2017
Saturday 12:33 am
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Is that you, Chinese Ministry of Propaganda lad?
>> No. 6901 Anonymous
1st April 2017
Saturday 8:38 pm
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Doesn't matter lad - the Canadians have a fuckton of very beautiful country and they are good at managing it. Would live in Vancouver tomorrow.


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>> No. 24631 Anonymous
25th March 2017
Saturday 10:38 pm
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Getting circumcised soon at the age of 35 due to gammy foreskin.

Is it gonna be bad? Will I wake up screaming when I get a hard-on?
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>> No. 24733 Anonymous
31st March 2017
Friday 11:25 am
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I've heard that the pains doubles every day for the first 5 days so that's 3 * (2 ^ 5) = 96, on a scale of 1-10.
>> No. 24734 Anonymous
31st March 2017
Friday 12:01 pm
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>Mods probably won't let me post my cock

The trick is to post your cock followed by 5 further posts immediately afterwards so it's off the front page before they notice.

When I had my vasectomy done the first few days weren't so bad but around the fourth day, when the painkillers weren't as effective and my bollocks had swollen up, the pain was a nightmare.
>> No. 24736 Anonymous
31st March 2017
Friday 12:15 pm
24736 ME = OP

I'm planning to have a vasectomy soon as well. I heard it feels like you've been kicked in the balls for a couple of weeks.
>> No. 24737 Anonymous
31st March 2017
Friday 12:41 pm
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I feel like you're working up the nerve to castrate yourself, doing it one bit at a time.
>> No. 24740 Anonymous
1st April 2017
Saturday 3:38 pm
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I thought that too - I worry that this is some sort of genital mutilation thread.


>> No. 23965 Bulba
26th March 2017
Sunday 11:31 pm
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>> No. 23969 Fairy
27th March 2017
Monday 1:41 am
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Big hats command big respect.
>> No. 23971 Raoul
27th March 2017
Monday 8:05 pm
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Didn't he say it's better to be a tyrant than a poofter?
>> No. 23972 Britfag
27th March 2017
Monday 8:35 pm
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Burt Reynolds?
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28th March 2017
Tuesday 12:40 am
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'Hello' in Vodka-speak.


>> No. 23974 Stalin
31st March 2017
Friday 9:59 pm
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Жыве Беларусь!


>> No. 6135 Anonymous
18th May 2016
Wednesday 12:07 am
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Why isn't Economics a mandatory subject at Key Stage 3 and 4 yet? Everyone in the UK is by definition a part of the economy, and I would say that having a knowledge of how it works and your place in it is essential in today's society.

It could start off by talking about personal finance - things like basic budgeting, the myriad of options for personal banking, how loans and mortgages work. From here, pupils could be taught about the finances of small to large businesses, and the ways this differs from that of an individual. Finally, pupils would be given an overview of the macroeconomic principles of how many businesses and individuals interact in markets, and how domestic markets form part of the international picture.

Looking back on my pre- A-level education, all this stuff seems like a pretty gaping hole. A large part of my personal knowledge comes from having business-minded parents but not everyone has that privilege, and knowing how to budget and save are apparently skills severely lacking in today's society. I'm aware that a fraction of personal finance is taught in mathematics, but it is a very small fraction and one that would surely be better split-off so that maths itself can be about maths and not simply numerics with a pound-sign in front of it.
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>> No. 6144 Anonymous
18th May 2016
Wednesday 1:23 pm
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The main problem I have with economics isn't that the models are inaccurate, it's that the models are implemented by financiers and politicians who have zero appreciation for their context as nice but ultimately useless mathematical formulae. These people cherry-pick the economics models that fit their agenda, sing them as gospel and subsequently refuse to acknowledge any evidence or alternative models that prove them wrong.

It's not the science itself, but the people who misuse it. Now that I think about it, this is a good argument in OP's favour. People won't see through the bullshit unless they are taught to.
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18th May 2016
Wednesday 1:40 pm
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I get what you're saying, but really only in particular sciences such as terrestrial physics, chemistry, materials science and cell biology can phenomena be practically isolated in a lab. Once you get to say evolutionary biology, environmental science, geology, astrophysics, cosmology or parts of sociology phenomena cannot be isolated in this way, yet they are for the most part still considered sciences because they follow the scientific method.

Fundamentally, the argument over whether economics is a science or not depends on how it is approached - if it is approached using the scientific method, it is by definition a science. If it is approached in other ways, it isn't.
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24th December 2016
Saturday 8:42 pm
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I did a GCSE in economics and have since discovered that most of it was total bollocks. Economics is little more than numerical theology, and anyone who disagrees is the economic equivalent of the religious cunts in this video.
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24th December 2016
Saturday 8:48 pm
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Yes. Good,
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30th March 2017
Thursday 12:20 am
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My brother has a PhD in economics from the top-ranked Econ department in the country (last time I checked).

In America it's mandatory for anyone in business/engineering and I think mathematics.
What's interesting about Econ to me is how quickly it gets extremely mathematical. It's cool, uses a ton of theoretical math that no one besides physicists care to use. But for that reason I don't think it should be taught to everyone. Technical concepts ain't everyone's bag and it can get misconstrued (like it often is in my country).
I think statistics would be a much more worthwhile subject to make mandatory for everyone and I don't know why it's not. Econometrics is just statistics after all, so i think it would help people interpret information much more wisely.


>> No. 57830 Moralfag
28th March 2017
Tuesday 9:34 am
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>> No. 57835 Paedofag
28th March 2017
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>> No. 57836 Are Moaty
28th March 2017
Tuesday 11:18 pm
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I'd rather fuck a supervillain than one half of the Krankies m8.
>> No. 57837 Crabkiller
29th March 2017
Wednesday 2:24 am
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I know her and she wouldn't put up with you, but it would be because you're a twat so I'm not sure many do.
>> No. 57838 YubYub
29th March 2017
Wednesday 10:19 pm
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You won't be ruining the map; get over it.
>> No. 57839 Crabkiller
29th March 2017
Wednesday 11:08 pm
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u wot m8?


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>> No. 39704 Anonymous
15th July 2015
Wednesday 5:43 pm
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Is she hot or does she try to hard?
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>> No. 40392 Anonymous
27th March 2017
Monday 9:21 pm
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I'd be into to it, the boobs are a bit much mind.
>> No. 40393 Anonymous
27th March 2017
Monday 9:35 pm
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I was amazed when i found out she is north of 40.
>> No. 40395 Anonymous
28th March 2017
Tuesday 12:29 am
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That is precisely the problem - they look far too artificial.
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29th March 2017
Wednesday 2:26 am
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I'd like to have consensual sex with her.
>> No. 40399 Anonymous
29th March 2017
Wednesday 2:43 am
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I don't know what you mean.


>> No. 409109 Anonymous
22nd March 2017
Wednesday 4:43 pm
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Bloody hell lads.
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>> No. 409264 Anonymous
26th March 2017
Sunday 4:15 am
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What are you replying to?
>> No. 409266 Anonymous
26th March 2017
Sunday 4:38 am
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Go on.
>> No. 409267 Anonymous
26th March 2017
Sunday 4:51 am
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>There is a global ji hadist insurgency with attacks every day killing innocent people with the overall aim of implementing sh ariah law and de facto curan. Wake up you stupid people.
Bloody hell, lad. You should have told us earlier. Is it too late to start growing a beard?
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26th March 2017
Sunday 5:01 am
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>> No. 409302 Anonymous
28th March 2017
Tuesday 8:19 pm
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>>409235 daft wogs-three-musketeers-plotted-bomb-cleaver-attack/


>> No. 23810 Anonymous
31st December 2011
Saturday 10:22 pm
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Since this image wasn't that well received in The Ginger Thread, and by the recommendation of some lad in /b/: this is the "Guilty Would" thread.

Post women which aren't generically attractive, but which (for whatever reason) you'd shag the heck out of given the chance.
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>> No. 40388 Anonymous
27th March 2017
Monday 8:12 pm
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Bianca from that there Eastenders. I really can't quite put my finger on it, but I'd love to have a go.
>> No. 40389 Anonymous
27th March 2017
Monday 8:25 pm
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She certainly looks better now she's aged considerably.
>> No. 40391 Anonymous
27th March 2017
Monday 9:10 pm
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The 90's was not a good time for hair, I don't know what people were thinking.
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27th March 2017
Monday 9:41 pm
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At the time though, we thought that looked really really cool.
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28th March 2017
Tuesday 12:30 am
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I bet she has a stubbly top lip.


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>> No. 57799 Auntiefucker
14th March 2017
Tuesday 9:51 am
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I've been researching my family tree and it turns out there's a lot of Jewish surnames on my mother's side.

Should I get circumcised or kill myself?
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>> No. 57808 Ambulancelad
15th March 2017
Wednesday 9:41 am
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I do try to do rocket science (well, orbital mechanics) to gain time. Used to think about tax returns, but started to get horny at tax time, Some you win...
>> No. 57809 Auntiefucker
15th March 2017
Wednesday 11:31 am
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I know that. As I have retained my turtleneck, I'm happy enough with my performance. I'm just guessing that's why cut knobs are seen to be better at sex. I can't imagine any other reason.
>> No. 57810 Ambulancelad
15th March 2017
Wednesday 11:33 am
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I used to run through musical scales and keys and stuff, now I just either do the right amount of cocaine, or think about the ex that broke my heart
>> No. 57828 R4GE
27th March 2017
Monday 2:46 pm
57828 ME = OP
I have decided to officially become a Jew.

>> No. 57829 YubYub
28th March 2017
Tuesday 12:29 am
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Deeply odd m8.


>> No. 12249 Anonymous
27th March 2017
Monday 7:18 am
/nom/12249 how long will I have my friend for
my best friend is 22 and has the worst diet of anyone I've ever met.

all he eats is white bread, chips, sausages, tomato ketchup, mild cheese and white rice with fried chicken, if he eats at all, and he has like 4 sugars in every cup of tea he drinks

I don't see him changing this of his own accord, so, how long does he have before he kicks it?

also how can I help him
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>> No. 12255 Anonymous
27th March 2017
Monday 12:47 pm
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At 22 he is still a child yet too old to respond well to pressure without it feeling emasculated. Give it a few years and his tastebuds will learn to love vegetables by themselves, I know because I was like that owing to how my parents eat.

Maybe if he's ever around your place you can offer to make him a dinner/lunch and introduce him to some proper food. Something like chickpea and lentil dhal on toast is nutritious and simple enough for him to make at home. Lead by example.

>None of that is bad food you mad armchair hippy.

I'm pretty sure chips count as bad food and I say that as someone who shaves his armpits. The fact that his concept of fruits and vegetables is ketchup could also pose health issues given his obsession with white food already indicates some deficiencies.

Its gets worse because I read it as:
>mild cheese and white rice with fried chicken

Which frankly makes me want to slap him around a bit.
>> No. 12256 Anonymous
27th March 2017
Monday 1:37 pm
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>I'm pretty sure chips count as bad food.

Nope, they are 'empty calories' which are not inherently bad more neutral. They aren't a poison they just don't give you much in the way of micro nutrients.
>> No. 12257 Anonymous
27th March 2017
Monday 3:28 pm
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There are no bad foods, but there are bad diets. OP's mate is looking at a ~7 year reduction in life expectancy based on his diet, assuming he doesn't get scurvy in the mean time. Diets high in vegetables reduce the risk of diabetes and cardiovascular disease independent of caloric intake - fat people who eat lots of veg live longer than fat people who don't.


If he's from a very deprived background where eating that sort of diet is the norm, then he'll probably grow out of it in time. Learning to enjoy unfamiliar flavours requires repeated tasting, so I'd gently encourage him to try different foods whenever you have the opportunity.

If he had a reasonably normal upbringing, then the odds are fairly good that he has a minor eating disorder - avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder (ARFID). If you're in contact with his parents, you might want to have a word with them and express your concerns. You could also give the BEAT helpline a ring.
>> No. 12258 Anonymous
27th March 2017
Monday 7:23 pm
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>If he had a reasonably normal upbringing, then the odds are fairly good that he has a minor eating disorder - avoidant/restrictive food intake disorder (ARFID).

In my experience of being a student, most people that age eat a bad diet partly through laziness and partly through lack of experience. They leave home never having had to cook for themselves before, and they end up getting into the habit of cooking the same things all the time. Most people grow out of it naturally over a few years.
>> No. 12259 Anonymous
27th March 2017
Monday 7:41 pm
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OP's friend's diet appears to be restrictive rather than lazy. Living on takeaways, tins and ready meals is lazy but normal. These foods aren't particularly healthy, but they're reasonably varied and flavourful.

Unless I'm getting the wrong end of the stick, OP's friend seems to eat nothing but a handful of very bland foods. From the image, I assume that OP is implying that his friend is a very picky eater and refuses to eat foods outside of his comfort zone; the phrase "if he eats at all" suggests that his friend has poor meal habits or may be avoidant of food in general.

I could be completely wrong, but I see a description of someone with a disordered relationship to food, not just laziness. Perhaps OP can elaborate on exactly what his friend will and won't eat. Will he eat a normal meal in a restaurant or from a takeaway? Does he regard many normal foods as disgusting? Would he rather go hungry than eat something outside of his usual menu?


>> No. 4633 Anonymous
1st August 2010
Sunday 2:24 pm
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Look at this fucking thing, /nom/. Gaze upon it.

Fucking yum.

(It's five or six inches in diameter, in case the scale isn't obvious.)
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>> No. 12168 Anonymous
29th November 2016
Tuesday 11:33 pm
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That looks splendid.

I try every year and have a few books to identify. Never find a fucking thing.
>> No. 12178 Anonymous
1st December 2016
Thursday 7:52 pm
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I would have washed and cooked it first but that's a matter of personal taste.
>> No. 12179 Anonymous
2nd December 2016
Friday 8:58 am
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I think he posted that after find this thread on KYM. This thread is credited as being one of the origins to "Absolutely Disgusting".
>> No. 12250 Anonymous
27th March 2017
Monday 7:21 am
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I love mushrooms

I've never picked them though, been too scared

I live in Wales though

How do I become a successful (read: not dead) mushroom picker?
>> No. 12251 Anonymous
27th March 2017
Monday 8:44 am
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Ideally by going picking with someone who knows their stuff, but failing that by grabbing a decent book on the topic and really digging in (my recommendation still goes to Roger Phillips' seminal tome Mushrooms). Unfortunately there's quite a learning curve to scale if you're going to go it alone - you'll need to be doubly cautious with what you pick. Learning about the deadly poisonous ones is probably a good start, if for no other reason than that doing so should help put a healthy dose of fear into you. Learning to identify the killers will also teach you some terms, habitats, and basics of genera. I'll be lazy and point you to >>10025; as a quick litmus test, if you aren't confident in identifying the difference between those, then don't go eating anything you pick. Over the years I've derived a lot of fun (and food) from mushrooms as a hobby, but you can't half-arse it. Most of the folklore strategies for identifying safe mushrooms are dangerously inaccurate, and even advice that's good in one country can be bad in another.

It's also not really the best time of year anyway. You might find some St George's around (and they're pretty easy to find and identify), but autumn time is the real season for it.


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>> No. 4121 Anonymous
27th March 2017
Monday 5:30 am
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>> No. 23937 Terrorist
7th January 2017
Saturday 10:43 pm
/zoo/23937 [Official] KC /int/ Temporary Residency Thread [Moderator Approved]
Guys I have been in talks with the moderators who have given me prerogative to establish a thread, a shelter if you will while the BND vet the KC databases for fake-news agitators. I am in talks regarding establishing a permanent /int/ here and will post updates in this thread, but do not hold your breath, I have found the moderators to be extremely recalcitrant.
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>> No. 23962 Cockernay
26th March 2017
Sunday 8:44 pm
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Doesn't KC go down fairly often without much explanation? As evidenced by this thread being from the last time it happened, and /zoo/ in general existing.
>> No. 23963 Wastelander
26th March 2017
Sunday 8:45 pm
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Definitely a legal thing then. This could be juicy.
>> No. 23964 Fairy
26th March 2017
Sunday 8:52 pm
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Well, supposedly it's a network problem. Dunno.
>> No. 23966 Lenin
26th March 2017
Sunday 11:32 pm
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Didn't some cop whine about CP on KC/b/ a while ago and threaten to take legal action? About two weeks ago, I think.
>> No. 23970 Fairy
27th March 2017
Monday 1:48 am
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>> No. 24560 Anonymous
20th March 2017
Monday 8:47 am
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What do women think of men who aren't very sexually experienced?

I'm in my mid 30s and I've only ever had sex with one girl back when I was 14. Although I'm pretty good looking and women do give me signs of interest I've suffered social anxiety all my life and haven't been able to take things any further with them. Lately I've been making more of an effort to become social and I think I should be able to get a bird. Should I tell them I'm not very experienced or just go for it? I'm sure any woman will notice how inexperienced I am anyway. Will most women find it cute or sad?
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>> No. 24623 Anonymous
24th March 2017
Friday 1:54 pm
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What you're saying with this graph is that even at the best of pre-industrial times, people aged 70 made up only about a quarter of the population. That isn't very high. And at least past age 75, your life expectancy dropped off quite steeply, whereas nowadays apparently a whole third of the population in developed countries, e.g. the U.S., live to be 85.

And that at least partially corroborates my point that it was somewhat rare for people to live to age 70 or over in those days. Also, this graph doesn't say whether it refers to prehistoric or current hunter-gatherer cultures. And what about people who aren't or weren't part of any of these groups?
>> No. 24624 Anonymous
24th March 2017
Friday 5:30 pm
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The graph shows how common each age of death is different societies. The most common age of death in modern hunter-gatherer societies is about 70 and was it presumably similar in recent prehistoric societies.
>> No. 24625 Anonymous
24th March 2017
Friday 5:38 pm
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It may have been the most common age of death in relative terms; in absolute terms, though, only one in five to one in four people lived to age 70 or 75, while one in three people in the U.S. in 2002 lived over a decade longer than that.

I stand by my argument.
>> No. 24628 Anonymous
25th March 2017
Saturday 2:31 pm
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I never thought this thread would've ended up here but I'm not surprised either. Never change, gs.
>> No. 24630 Anonymous
25th March 2017
Saturday 8:38 pm
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When did a thread ever not end in a cunt off, or a vulgar display of geekery.


>> No. 409119 Anonymous
22nd March 2017
Wednesday 6:29 pm
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If it was legal, would you go to an animal-brothel to fuck a sheep? Just to see how it felt?
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>> No. 409218 Anonymous
24th March 2017
Friday 6:49 pm
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It was just massive coincidence honest guv. Actually I usually pop on there whenever some kind of major event happens so I can tap the BRILLIANT twelve year old zeitgeist to balance out the CNN/Fox News turdbite zeitgeist and the Daily Mail / Drunken Racists swivel eyed racist zeitgeist. Or Something.
>> No. 409220 Anonymous
24th March 2017
Friday 7:20 pm
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This place sometimes reminds me of the rhetoric of a second generation fascist state.

It doesn't matter how shit the posts are, as long as it is not 4chan, god forbid a post is ever found to be from 4chan, even if it was any good that is the greatest sin against the state.

Quality can slip in the the gutter, but as long as nothing posted here was ever posted on the site this site is a clone of all is well.
>> No. 409222 Anonymous
24th March 2017
Friday 7:37 pm
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>This place sometimes reminds me of the rhetoric of a second generation fascist state.

Sounds alright to me.
>> No. 409231 Anonymous
25th March 2017
Saturday 12:06 am
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> Quality can slip in the the gutter

Egg on your your face, ladm8.
>> No. 409234 Anonymous
25th March 2017
Saturday 7:52 am
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> This place sometimes reminds me of the rhetoric of a second generation fascist state.

What a reasonable thing to say.

Also I would indeed argue that original posts, even shit ones, are better than reposts from 4chan. It's not as though this thread's OP is of such outstanding quality that the whole bloody world needs to see it either.


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