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>> No. 408833 Anonymous
3rd March 2017
Friday 7:10 pm
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I've been wondering about the age demographics on .gs as we seem to be older and more cantankerous fellows than the average imageboard circle.

I can't remember if there has been a poll done before but I'm sure we have all aged since any previous one. Would you mind answering this so we can all learn something?
http://www.strawpoll.me/12455677
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>> No. 409602 Anonymous
11th April 2017
Tuesday 7:00 pm
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>>409601
Ugh, I managed 4 hours sleep last night so apologies for an incomprehensible first sentence. I was comparing myself to the 19 year-old me, who likely would've proofread his post before making such an egregious error. I'll shuffle off now.
>> No. 409609 Anonymous
12th April 2017
Wednesday 2:15 pm
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I am exactly 25, and I've been coming here since at least 2010. In fact some of my old posts still linger, and I cringe reading ny teenlad writings.
>> No. 409610 Anonymous
12th April 2017
Wednesday 2:29 pm
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>>409609
I often cringe shortly after pressing submit.
>> No. 409613 Anonymous
12th April 2017
Wednesday 7:20 pm
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>>409610
I often start cringing halfway through the middle of a sentence. Britfa is full of the ghosts of the hundreds of posts I could never bring myself to submit.
>> No. 409616 Anonymous
12th April 2017
Wednesday 7:48 pm
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>>409613
I sometimes find myself cringing before I submit a post. But then I press submit anyway because sharing is caring. Case-in-point ...

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>> No. 12260 Anonymous
11th April 2017
Tuesday 12:57 am
/nom/12260 Wimpy still exists
It's pretty shit.
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>> No. 12292 Anonymous
11th April 2017
Tuesday 11:43 pm
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>>12290
hmm, it displays fine for me on /*/ but when I click on the thread it gains an  immediately preceding it.
>> No. 12293 Anonymous
12th April 2017
Wednesday 12:52 am
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>>12292
Are you of the generation who understands what it's meant to be, even if your browser doesn't interpret it correctly, or are you of the generation who needs to complain that it's not perfect?
>> No. 12294 Anonymous
12th April 2017
Wednesday 2:10 am
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>>12293

I imagine you live in a house where the hot water cuts out about half way into filling a bath, only half the light bulbs work. And you haven't got around to fixing the upstairs toilet yet, but don't worry it can wait another 3 years it isn't going anywhere, you can just use the downstairs.

How dare the young people expect things to work the way they are supposed to, privileged little shits.
>> No. 12296 Anonymous
12th April 2017
Wednesday 4:56 pm
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>>12294

>or are you of the generation who needs to complain that it's not perfect?

I felt that to be a dig at older people. In my experience, they seem to cause more fuss. But I'll lend you to this, that it's rather subjective and not really about age-defined 'generations'.
>> No. 12297 Anonymous
12th April 2017
Wednesday 7:16 pm
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>>12291
I don't think it's so much that we're being taken advantage of, it's more that it's fucking expensive to run a business in this country. Everything from rent, to business rates, to wages, to the cost of raw ingredients makes the sort of food they sell in the US impossible here.

Running costs for a local sarnie shop are as cheap as they get, but you're still lucky to get more than 3 wafer thin rashers of bacon on your bookers wholesale bap.

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>> No. 12487 Anonymous
7th April 2017
Friday 10:36 am
/news/12487 US Bombs Assad
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2017/apr/06/trump-syria-missiles-assad-chemical-weapons

https://www.theguardian.com/world/live/2017/apr/07/us-syria-response-donald-trump-assad-pentagon-live

>The US military has launched a cruise missile attack on a Syrian airfield in response to the Assad regime’s use of chemical weapons this week, marking the first time the US has become a direct combatant against the Syrian regime.

>Though Trump lacked congressional and international authorisation for the strike, prominent US politicians immediately gave him political cover.

>For years, defense analysts have warned the US against attacking Assad without a plan for what it seeks to achieve or what a post-Assad Syria might look like.

And the Russian's are none too happy.

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-east/us-russia-air-strikes-syria-suspend-agreement-memorandum-direct-conflict-military-donald-trump-putin-a7671631.html

>Under the memorandum, signed after Russia launched an air campaign in Syria in September 2015, Russia and the US had exchanged information about their flights to avoid incidents in the crowded skies over Syria — where Russia has several dozen warplanes and batteries of air-defense missiles.
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>> No. 12519 Anonymous
12th April 2017
Wednesday 4:48 pm
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>>12518
>saying another world leader is literally worse than Hitler.
As opposed to figuratively worse than Hitler?
>> No. 12520 Anonymous
12th April 2017
Wednesday 5:03 pm
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>>12519
First day on the Internet, grandad?
>> No. 12521 Anonymous
12th April 2017
Wednesday 5:06 pm
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>>12520
You don't see why such a vague value judgement statement is weirder to qualify with literally/figuratively, as opposed to saying "literally is Hitler" or something along those lines?
>> No. 12522 Anonymous
12th April 2017
Wednesday 5:22 pm
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>>12521
It's a shit internet meme. It's not supposed to make sense.
>> No. 12523 Anonymous
12th April 2017
Wednesday 7:07 pm
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I'm getting really fed up of Syria to be honest.

It's getting like that shit radio station your boring normal colleagues put on at work. The one where you've already heard Human by Rag'n'Bone Man once before morning coffee, and then twice more by your afternoon fag break.

It's just all starting to sound the same.

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>> No. 409275 Anonymous
26th March 2017
Sunday 6:35 pm
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As a strong independent Irishman who don't need no imperial measurements or royal family, would I be welcome on this board?
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>> No. 409484 Anonymous
7th April 2017
Friday 10:47 am
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>>409480

>Pintman

Only in Ireland.
>> No. 409485 Anonymous
7th April 2017
Friday 12:57 pm
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>>409454
Not really.
>> No. 409570 Anonymous
8th April 2017
Saturday 10:29 pm
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>>409480

http://www.dublininquirer.com/2017/02/22/on-the-trail-of-the-pintman/

>“He could drink any man under the table,” she said. But could he drink 30? “Definitely.”

>30 Pints or More a Day

>Thirty pints is a huge quantity of alcohol. But if the stories are to be believed, it’s hardly the record for a Smithfield cattleman.

>“Forty or fifty” pints would be an impressive tally in the eyes of Mick Kavanagh, who was enjoying a pint of stout over a copy of the Herald in Hynes’s.

>He’s seen it done, he says. “These would be men who died in their forties,” he said.

What to say...
>> No. 409608 Anonymous
12th April 2017
Wednesday 12:41 pm
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>>409570
I've known guys like this growing up in Kerry in the 80s, they could drink all day, 30 or more pints no problem. When I went back down there in my 20s they were all either dead or looked 70 at the age of 55
>> No. 409611 Anonymous
12th April 2017
Wednesday 5:23 pm
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>>409608

One of my dad's cousins was a bad alcoholic. Started drinking in his youth, and in his mid 50s, he was put in a care home because he was mentally unable to function on his own anmyore. He developed Alzheimer's at a relatively early age, and died of liver cancer a few years later. Sad case, really. The alcohol just destroyed his life. He was married twice in his younger years, when his alcoholism wasn't as debilitating, but both his ex wives and their children refused to keep in regular contact with him. My dad was one of the few people who stuck by him, because they had been quite close ever since they were little.

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>> No. 12088 Anonymous
2nd September 2016
Friday 12:54 am
/nom/12088 Why am I adding the ingredients I'm adding? Specifically for this dish.
I added too much salt to my lemon sauce. I know that because it tastes of salt. Went about 600ml water, 400g sugar, lots of lemon zest and peel, 100 ml corn starch and then about 80g salt. I was trying to follow an amalgamation of a google recipe and the recipe on a bottle of lemon sauce I got. It seemed on point at the time but now it tastes way salty. I've been adding more water and some lemon juice but in the back of my head I know it's going to simmer away and leave the salt. So I've left it for now, will the salt condense at the bottom, or is the corn starch a binding agent of some kind?

Also, when breading chicken, I was told flour, drizzle in beaten salted egg, and then cover in breadcrumbs. This kind of works but I'm not sure why I'm doing these things. Why do I need flour and egg to make the chicken sticky enough for breadcrumbs? Why can't I just put flour, egg, and breadcrumbs in a bowl and roll it about?

How do the takeaways do lemon chicken?
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>> No. 12283 Anonymous
11th April 2017
Tuesday 6:27 pm
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>I suspect a lot of chinese takeaways buy a wholesale lemon sauce or even a frozen lemon chicken, because it always seems the same.
Most cheap Chinese takeouts buy their lemon chicken, and the rest of their stuff, wholesale frozen in large quantities. Same deal with most of the dishes from cheap Indian takeouts (and with pretty much everything in any kebab shop) - which is why they all taste more or less the same as each other. Some may try and hide it by adding a few odds and ends of their own, or mixing up sauce bases etc, and if you're in London or on curry mile then it's a different story, but as a general rule if you're going with a cheap takeout in a town in Britain then all of their stuff will have come straight out of a tub, which came out of a freezer, which came from a giant wholesale conglomerate syndicated all across the UK. Very few will be carefully dusting lemon chicken by hand and leaving it to season in the back, because they can't afford the labour/time/wastage costs associated with that. You'll know the ones that are preparing their own stuff, because their prices will typically be twice as high.

(I know I'm quoting an old post, blame >>12281.)
>> No. 12284 Anonymous
11th April 2017
Tuesday 7:07 pm
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>>12283
Sadly true, though sometimes nicely familiar. For genuine Chinese food you either have to find a London joint with a no reservation policy filled to the gills with tattooed beardy types or keep a beady eye out for where the Chinese students at your nearest uni tend to frequent. They won't recognise or touch the stuff at most of our supposedly Chinese restaurants.

Also has anyone, anywhere, ever ordered one of the mysterious omelette dishes they have in what they call the English section of the menu? I've always been intrigued but never enough to spend money on it. Not to mention I'd probably get food poisoning.
>> No. 12285 Anonymous
11th April 2017
Tuesday 7:17 pm
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>>12283
My local Indian is a 10ft by 6ft extension on the side of a slightly dodgy pub, and they have a metal shed just outside they use to store their ingredients in.
I sort of find it hard to believe that they aren't just shipping everything in frozen, but it is honestly the best Indian takeaway I've ever ordered from, it's comparable to the quality of food you get if you dine-in at renowned restaurants in Birminghams balti belt. The rest of the reviews on just-eat agree with me too.
I've also seen them unloading vegetables off a van sometimes which is a good sign, even if they are sneaking in some frozen chicken when no-ones looking.

>>12282
>And I've just realised the abject idiocy of describing Himalayan salt as 'sea salt'. Old habits die hard.

Well it was in the sea once.
so was my piss
>> No. 12288 Anonymous
11th April 2017
Tuesday 7:46 pm
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>>12285
There are exceptions. There's an Indian near me who unquestionably cook their own stuff from scratch (and it's fantastic), but they're vegetarian so there's a lot of "meat problems" there that they don't have to deal with, and that's reflected in their price. You might just have got lucky and found a place with an old Indian lass with a bindi who sweats away in the kitchen every day of the week doing it all by the recipes her mother's mother passed down. Lucky you.

>keep a beady eye out for where the Chinese students at your nearest uni tend to frequent.
Yeah, or similarly ask an Indian/Pakİstani taxi driver to drive you to where he goes for dinner, as I think someone on here tipped me off to many years ago. As a rule of thumb, if the clientele of the place you're eating in match the country represented, you're probably in for a good meal.
>> No. 12295 Anonymous
12th April 2017
Wednesday 6:09 am
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>>12288

>Yeah, or similarly ask an Indian/Pakİstani taxi driver to drive you to where he goes for dinner,

Yup.

When I was at uni I ended up moving into a street abutting the main drag. Of all the take-outs there were two that looked fucking shite. One a Mexican, one Turkish. But I noticed that they were rammed with Spanish and Turks respectively, every hour they were open.

Fuck me that food was goood and cheap.

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>> No. 409287 Anonymous
28th March 2017
Tuesday 6:22 pm
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Well aren't you lads a bunch of wisecracking chucklefucks?

You'll never guess who I saw today? The lad from the Oak Furnitureland adverts. You know, Green the mod in real life. So I goes up to "Green" and I drop a few subtle Britfa links. You know the sort of thing, ambulancelad, bike thief, crab killer. Only he isn't picking up on these hints. Not to worry I thinks, so I try some of the more old school things with all the subtlety of a brick to the face.

"That's a fine beast, have you knotted it yet?"

Nothing. Actually, worse than nothing. He starts looking at me as if I'm some sort of fruitloop or sex pest. This lad isn't Green at all, is he? This is someone's idea of an UTTERLY HILARIOUS JOKE, isn't it? Top notch bantz, lads. Top notch. You've made me look a right fool in front of a real person.
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>> No. 409355 Anonymous
1st April 2017
Saturday 3:37 pm
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>>409353
That wouldn't surprise me in the slightest.
>> No. 409386 Anonymous
2nd April 2017
Sunday 3:19 pm
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On the subject of knotting, it's more complicated than you might think. Just keep your hands clear.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZoB_1meRa9A
>> No. 409599 Anonymous
11th April 2017
Tuesday 1:37 pm
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>>409386
I didn't realise that men who enjoy watching dogs fuck women actually fuck the woman afterwards, whilst she'll be full of doggy cum.

A female pensioner who was filmed having sex with dogs has been spared jail by a judge. Carol Bowditch, 64, had sex with a St Bernard, a black labrador and an Alsatian claiming later she did not realise that it was illegal.

Her activities were exposed as a result of an RAF Police investigation which centred on a man identified as organising a bizarre sex party . Owners watched their dogs having sex with women, who then had sex with the men. Details of the event were later posted on an internet forum specialising in bestiality.

"Included was an eight minute and 59 seconds video of Mrs Bowditch engaging in vaginal and oral sex with a St Bernard dog named Oscar."


http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/uk-news/female-pensioner-spared-jail-after-10196600
>> No. 409600 Anonymous
11th April 2017
Tuesday 6:05 pm
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>>409599
I have no words. Except that people really are strange.

Oh, and incidentally before I wrote 'strange' my autocorrect suggested the words 'nuts', 'awesome' and 'off'. Which one is more accurate?
>> No. 409603 Anonymous
11th April 2017
Tuesday 7:02 pm
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>>409599

Fair play to her, I wouldn't have the nerve.

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>> No. 12184 Anonymous
30th December 2016
Friday 1:56 am
/nom/12184 Beef Jerky
I got one of these for christmas so I made some beef jerky.
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>> No. 12273 Anonymous
11th April 2017
Tuesday 1:28 pm
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Any idea how much power these things use?
>> No. 12275 Anonymous
11th April 2017
Tuesday 1:48 pm
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>>12273
The one pictured is rated at 600W, which is about 1/3rd of a regular kettle, if you're worried about it overloading your wiring. It won't be at that constantly, probably just at the start of the cycle, but let's assume it's a constant 600W just for starters: at ~12p/kWh that'd work out at ~70p per ten hours (rough maths), but I'd imagine it'd be about a tenth of that if it decreases the wattage as much as I'd expect it to. In other words, fuck all.
>> No. 12276 Anonymous
11th April 2017
Tuesday 2:11 pm
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Yeah the instruction booklet says the cost of running it starts at about 3p an hour or something.

Good timing, I just started another load today. A butcher just opened up in my local corner shop and they were happy to slice the meat for me, so I have 8 plate sized pieces of beef on the go, rather than the chips I shaved off frozen bits of whatever was cheapest at Sainsburies.

Similar marinade, more maggi wurze than soy sauce and no chillies, but I dry-fried the szechuan peppers before grinding them up, it's a lot more powdery.
>> No. 12277 Anonymous
11th April 2017
Tuesday 2:29 pm
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>>12276
Have you tried using tamari instead of soy sauce? I have a feeling it'd work well with one of these; more umami.
>> No. 12279 Anonymous
11th April 2017
Tuesday 2:46 pm
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>>12277

No. I'll have a look for it next time I'm at an Asian supermarket.

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>> ID: e51004 No. 14147 Anonymous
9th April 2017
Sunday 5:17 pm

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Could we have one of those 'reverse-reply' features for posts? So we can see who's replied to the post, rather than just who is replying. I don't know what to call it.
It's be much easier to keep track of conversations in some of those longer threads.
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>> ID: d80efc No. 14156 Anonymous
10th April 2017
Monday 10:35 pm

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Perhaps a collapsible table then? Something which will conceal the ugliness until interrogated. Like a Martian hiding a psychic mutant resistant leader on their belly.
>> ID: ec74d0 No. 14157 Anonymous
10th April 2017
Monday 11:06 pm

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>>14155
That's posters, I don't have access to how many people are lurking.
I don't feel strongly about it one way or another, but it's not really my call anyway. These other minor chans seem to be having minor spam conniptions to lure in more posters but it's not like there's some untapped mass of people suited to this environment just waiting to find it.
>> ID: f1e43d No. 14159 Anonymous
11th April 2017
Tuesday 12:04 am

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>>14155

I always thought there was a quasi philosophical reason for not advertising this place, but I'd not be adverse to it. But honestly we'd probably just annoy people, by 'inviting' them here with ads, then immediately banning them for their grammar.
>> ID: 7aac8f No. 14160 Anonymous
11th April 2017
Tuesday 1:54 pm

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>>14155
>run a small scale advertising campaign?
"Britfa.gs: the number one destination for all you arse-pissers and auntie-fuckers out there"

We could see if 0891 50 50 50 is available these days and then put it up on the porn channels on Sky that nobody watches any more.

I should work in advertising.
>> ID: 7aac8f No. 14161 Anonymous
11th April 2017
Tuesday 1:59 pm

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>>14159
Occasionally someone makes a post on 4chan saying "go abroad and bring something back" with links to foreign chans, this one among them.

They don't last long.

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>> No. 23980 Cockernay
10th April 2017
Monday 7:45 pm
/zoo/23980 Immigrant chans looking for a handout thread. Stickied

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>> No. 23986 Cockernay
10th April 2017
Monday 8:03 pm
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I'm just hoping it'll encourage them to not keep making posts on /b/, advertising.
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10th April 2017
Monday 8:04 pm
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>>23985

Pardon?
>> No. 23988 Raoul
10th April 2017
Monday 10:06 pm
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Migrants.
>> No. 23989 Fairy
10th April 2017
Monday 11:23 pm
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>>23980
I remember this bit of Metal Gear

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>> No. 25862 Anonymous
10th April 2017
Monday 12:59 pm
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Hey friends.

So I own my own business and I want a more pro sounding email address than @gmail.com, I'd like a @businessname.co.uk how would I go about doing this?

Thanks meights.
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>> No. 25863 Anonymous
10th April 2017
Monday 2:03 pm
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The same way you signed up for Gmail, but this time chuck 'em a few quid each month.
https://gsuite.google.co.uk
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10th April 2017
Monday 3:16 pm
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What's the business? Shouldn't you have a website anyway, in which case you could get the email server through your hosting provider?

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>> No. 401264 Anonymous
13th April 2016
Wednesday 3:41 am
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How does one find a lawyer like Saul Goodman, a lawyer who's not afraid to stretch the rules for you if you get in trouble with the law? A guy like that would be pretty handy to have on your contacts list.
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>> No. 401328 Anonymous
15th April 2016
Friday 2:48 pm
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>>401322

I'm talking about lawyers who break the law frequently. The sort that plan your robbery on one end and get you off the charge for it on the other. Is that not what we're talking about?
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15th April 2016
Friday 2:59 pm
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>chiefly the stuff of movies and crime novels

Hence why the thread is about a TV lawyer, and whether people like him exist in real life.

>Intimidation and threats, I wouldn't necessarily put under "other nefarious means"

I mean, this isn't really the sort of thing Saul Goodman does a lot of personally, he's more the sort of person who would know who to call if someone needed to be threatened/intimidated. Most of the morally questionable stuff he does is more like deliberately lying, fabricating evidence, and outright conning people.

Besides, I definitely would count a lawyer breaking the law in any way, however minor, to be using nefarious means. Is there not a law equivalent of the Hippocratic Oath involved in being called to the bar?
>> No. 401330 Anonymous
15th April 2016
Friday 3:10 pm
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>>401329
What about exceeding the speed limit when running late to a trial?
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15th April 2016
Friday 3:40 pm
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>>401330
Now you're being deliberately obtuse. I'll rephrase: I definitely would count a lawyer breaking the law in any way in order to unfairly benefit their client to be using nefarious means.
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9th April 2017
Sunday 7:47 pm
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>> No. 24751 Anonymous
4th April 2017
Tuesday 9:16 pm
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I'm not sure if this is /job/ material or /emo/ but since It's a problem I'll put it here.

I've just started a new job, my first day wasn't bad. I could say I enjoyed it since it was different, learnt a few things. It's different from my old job and have no experience in this current environment. Today (my second day) I felt like they put the workload down on me, It wouldn't be so bad if I knew how to do the tasks they've gave me to do tomorrow and onwards. I don't mind a trial by fire if I knew what I was doing. The office manager who is training me will be on maternity leave soon and the boss thinks the best way for me to learn is intense training sessions with him whenever he's in the office (Seems like he is hardly there but will e-mail, phone etc frequently)

As I've said, I have no experience in this area so I'm just starting from scratch. I feel as though they expect me to complete whatever they give me despite knowing full well that I am inexperienced and untrained. In the interview I was labelled a "risk" because of this but the boss thought I had potential. I know it's too early to really decide but I honestly feel as if this job isn't for me.

I left my old job since it was a shithole, I had been there for 2 years and just wanted out so took the first thing that looked promising (Office job) but I feel I left one hellhole for another, that the grass wasn't greener on the other side.
The roles they have said they will eventually give me (probably in 1 week with this rushed nature) seem way to much for someone like me, both in experience needed and work amount. I haven't managed anything in my life and hadn't wanted to either. Just wanted a job which didn't erode my soul too much during the day and paid well enough to enjoy my free time.

Part of the purpose for this post is just to vent, I feel like I'm being overwhelmed and may even have a break down sooner or later (I wanted to cry on the bus home) and just say I can't do this. I feel like giving it to Friday and see if it's any better, If not explain I don't feel like it's for me and wish to quit. Honestly the thought of being unemployed makes me happy, I'd atleast have some free time (haven't had more than 2 days off since August last year)

This isn't a I don't want to work post, I understand the necessity of work. I just strongly believe this job isn't for me but it's far too early for me to justify it.

I always put on a brave face with things but there have been plenty of times I've cried myself to sleep. I fear this is no different. Mostly had to get that of my chest.
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>> No. 24755 Anonymous
4th April 2017
Tuesday 11:06 pm
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I'll keep at it for the time being, as I said, I knew it was too early to come to a proper conclusion other than it's a sudden change. I just get the impression it's still not for me though.

>>24753

I knew the job would include some of the work I'm getting thrown at me, I was just expecting it a lot further down the line when I've mastered the basics.
It's a small office, around 7 people depending on if some people are in. It's a property company and whilst I won't be directly selling/leasing them off. I will be taking enquiries, sending invoices etc... The sudden work is basically being a personal assistant to the boss ontop of keeping tabs on so many properties and dealing with them. I've been told to make this, change that etc on things I haven't even been shown.
It might be because it's such a small office that I'll end up being focused on rather than some drone in a cubicle of many that I feel it's not for me.
I know it's strange to actually want to be a faceless employee but all I want to do is blend into the background and leave the work in the office when it's home time. Do my shit then go home, not be relied on.
>> No. 24757 Anonymous
5th April 2017
Wednesday 1:15 pm
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>>24755

To be fair property is one of the last fields I'd have thought about if you just want a mindless, hassle free 9-5. It's one of those areas that just attracts wannabe yuppie cunts, people who think they get up and go to work in order to make it as opposed to simply pay the bills.

You want an easy going job in administration of some sort, preferably for a local council or the NHS. The pay won't be stellar but if your dream is blending into the furniture and coasting along to retirement, I can't think of anything more suitable.
>> No. 24758 Anonymous
6th April 2017
Thursday 7:11 am
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Gave it a lot of thought, talked it over with my friends and parents and they all agree I should get out of there. Gonna talk with the office manager today and hopefully leave the building 30 minutes after it.

When I applied for the job it was just a basic description of general office work, the usual bullshit and then I would eventually lead on to being an assistant to the big boss once I was fully trained. In the interview this I was told that would be way down the line. Day 2 I was being told by the big boss himself to update the websites (no one showed me how) Redo brochures and make new ones, make layout plans for the sites, answer all calls coming in, look after my own set of tenants and deal with any disputes, email them professionally.

Day 3 I'm expected to tidy up and update the filing system, keep the board next to my desk clear, when I came in it was full of letters and urgent pen marks, I didn't know what the fuck any of it meant but was told it's my responsibility to get things of it, so much for training eh...

They know I have no experience in an office environment and all this is just way over my head, It feels like I'm being drowned. If I had the training I'd be able to do the work, maybe not the work load straight away but atleast I'd know what to do.

The way things are going it's just not going to work. I'm not gonna waste my own time and might as well not waste theirs. I took a gamble and lost. I'm probably gonna go travelling or atleast go on holiday somewhere before I start looking for another job, for my own sanity I need to take a break.

>>24757
I'll look into that when I get back to looking.

Cheers lads
>> No. 24763 Anonymous
8th April 2017
Saturday 10:22 pm
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>>24758
This may be too late but I don't think you can claim ESA/JSA for a while if you voluntarily left your job.

Good luck Anon.
>> No. 24764 Anonymous
9th April 2017
Sunday 10:49 am
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>>24763

Yea I understand that but I'll be going on it (as much as I don't want to) in a week or so anyway. I have enough savings to tide me over for quite a while and my parents don't mind slashing my rent and paying for a few things while I help with some renovation work around the house.

I don't intend to say unemployed for long, I'll pick up at 10 hour or so supermarket job to get some sort of income in and something to put on my CV whilst looking for something full time.

Been in work for the past 5 years (2 years unemployed before that) and always wanted to get made redundant so I had free time to catch up on things and even stare at the ceiling for a day or 2 doing fuck all.
The moment I'm out of work the first thing I want to do is go into another job. I'm guessing its the realisation that I won't be getting paid every month that makes me feel this way, I never spent it all and always sat on it and because of this I hated spending money so the sooner I can get more money in than money out the better for me (well it goes without saying but will help me out mentally too)

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>> No. 81926 Anonymous
17th March 2017
Friday 8:02 pm
/pol/81926 the donald
has finally made me think of defending GCHQ. Of course we're the ones who have wiretapped all his phones and the spies and bad people his people are speaking to. The US outsourced all that to us ages ago.

I can't believe he's made me feel proud of the whole idea.

HAHAHA.
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>> No. 82043 Anonymous
8th April 2017
Saturday 11:40 pm
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>>82042
We'll counter your point when you bother making one.
>> No. 82044 Anonymous
8th April 2017
Saturday 11:49 pm
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>>82041

(A good day to you Sir!)
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8th April 2017
Saturday 11:57 pm
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>>82043

Naope

(A good day to you Sir!)
>> No. 82046 Anonymous
9th April 2017
Sunday 1:12 am
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>>82043
>>82045

Ahhh 1 2 3 4

I knew a leftist that wasn't a nob
Wasn't a nob
Got up before 8 am and got a job
A job (Beatles woo hoo)
>> No. 82047 Anonymous
9th April 2017
Sunday 1:17 am
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Well done lads, you've both made no point and look like twats. Good show.

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>> No. 12369 Anonymous
7th March 2017
Tuesday 1:32 pm
/news/12369 VAULT 7 RELEASED
This is it lads, Teacon 1. I repeat, Teacon 1.

https://wikileaks.org/ciav7p1/
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>> No. 12444 Anonymous
12th March 2017
Sunday 3:24 am
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>>12443

WHILE YOU SLEEP
STANIKEK RISES

(A good day to you Sir!)
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12th March 2017
Sunday 3:52 am
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>>12444

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oUxyg_DFMfM?start=7&end=9
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22nd March 2017
Wednesday 11:38 am
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>>12441

Nine times.
>> No. 12507 Anonymous
8th April 2017
Saturday 9:47 pm
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Couple of big drops via The Shadow Brokers & Wikileaks:

>Today's revelation exposes hacking attacks on EU states, as well as Latin America, Russia, China, Japan and South East Asia. Among the contents one also finds the hacking configuration for China Mobile, the world's largest mobile telecom company by number of subscribers.

https://medium.com/@shadowbrokerss/dont-forget-your-base-867d304a94b1

>WikiLeaks just dropped the CIA’s secret how-to for infecting Windows

https://arstechnica.co.uk/tech-policy/2017/04/wikileaks-just-dropped-the-cias-secret-how-to-for-infecting-windows/
>> No. 12508 Anonymous
8th April 2017
Saturday 10:16 pm
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>>12507
Naturally the timing is entirely coincidental. Someone just happened to finish prepping this batch for release this week.

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>> No. 409566 Anonymous
8th April 2017
Saturday 8:28 pm
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Where can I post a NSFW but educational video with naked willies? I want to have serious discussions about it.
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>> No. 409567 Anonymous
8th April 2017
Saturday 8:51 pm
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8th April 2017
Saturday 8:59 pm
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>>409567

done
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8th April 2017
Saturday 9:17 pm
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>>409566

Definately a vicar.

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>> No. 22070 Anonymous
12th March 2017
Sunday 2:08 am
/e/22070 PS3 emulation

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PI7nRkq9CEo

It's a work in progress and you'd need a few grand's worth of kit just to get it vaguely playable right now, but it's bloody impressive work. I didn't think we'd see PS3 emulation for a long time, if at all.
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>> No. 22104 Anonymous
2nd April 2017
Sunday 11:55 am
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>>22103
I'll give it another shot once I've finished squeezing out this particularly obnoxious poo.
>> No. 22105 Anonymous
2nd April 2017
Sunday 7:09 pm
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>>22089
Do you have the first clue about anything you are talking about? No I haven't bothered to use Debian or Ubuntu because RPMs are used by Centos. And maybe if you're a manager who spends more time writing fspecs than actual code finding the shift key might be a challenge but for a developer it's a well-learned action.
>> No. 22109 Anonymous
3rd April 2017
Monday 1:26 pm
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>>22103
I agree with you, I think DS2 is definitely the best of the Souls series. I enjoyed the wide variety of locations, even if the geography made very little sense compared to 1 and 3. The DLC was great too, and the enhanced version's changes to enemy placements did a good job of keeping the game feeling fresh.
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8th April 2017
Saturday 2:51 am
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>>22109
Before I played it I'd heard a lot of shit talking about the scenery not making sense, but with one exception (that elevator) it seems fine to me, if a bit uninspired at times. Again, though, my spatial awareness is terrible, so maybe for people who aren't so useless it's really annoying.

SotFS is a pretty good addition, there was plenty of cynicism about it being a cheap cash-in, re-releasing a game a year after it came out, but these days you can pick it up for next to nothing and it's got a ridiculous amount of content with the DLCs included. I'm in two minds about the DLCs - they're a lot tighter in design, but they're also irritatingly hard in places. I'm also not a huge fan of the increased mob sizes for the reasons previously mentioned, but overall it's got enough improvements that I can't complain. I do love fighting the Pursuer and he pops up all over the shop in SotFS. Fuck fighting the Ancient Dragon, though; nothing makes me feel like a heroic adventurer more than battering a dragon's big toe for ten minutes until it falls over. Honestly don't know what they were thinking with that one. The last boss encounter is kind of so-so as well, especially if you're a melee build.

That all sounds a bit negative, but again, for the moment to moment feel of the game I think DS2 takes it. The combat is great.
>> No. 22111 Anonymous
8th April 2017
Saturday 2:58 am
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>>22110
Bloody hell, forgot why I came here. Anyone got the new DLC for DS3? I've avoided all spoilers but the only character I've got is on NG+++ so I'm getting killed in one or two hits and it's starting to grate on my nerves. Not sure if it's worth starting a new character for right now, might leave it for a year or so when I'm feeling in the mood to return.

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>> No. 40200 Anonymous
11th May 2016
Wednesday 5:09 am
/x/40200 Ass/Pussy Thread
Images like this.
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>> No. 40379 Anonymous
4th February 2017
Saturday 4:55 pm
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>>40378
Such degeneracy. Please seek forgiveness from our Lord, and come back to the correct path.
>> No. 40380 Anonymous
4th February 2017
Saturday 7:23 pm
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>>40379

>asses, specifically the arsehole.
>unbelievably hard just rimming

You're turning towards the gay but aren't man enough to face it.
>> No. 40381 Anonymous
4th February 2017
Saturday 10:08 pm
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>>40380
Like there's not a difference between a feminine arse and a hairy man-arse?
>> No. 40382 Anonymous
4th February 2017
Saturday 10:25 pm
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>>40381

Have you been to Thailand, Father Ted?
>> No. 40401 Anonymous
6th April 2017
Thursday 6:58 pm
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>>40378
A few years ago I developed the same thing. In bed I'm quite dominant but have always enjoyed going down on girls, to the point it turned me on more than the idea of having actual sex. To this day I'd rather go down on a girl than have her go down on me. In recent years though I've developed a big thing about eating out their arses aswell. A few girls have been so against it whereas some have loved it.

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>> No. 409417 Anonymous
4th April 2017
Tuesday 10:09 pm
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What's this, then? "LOCUS IN DOMOS LOCI POPULUM"? "A room in houses of a place in the people"?
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>> No. 409432 Anonymous
5th April 2017
Wednesday 11:45 pm
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>>409431
Latiin grafitti is not new in Cambridge, and this is essentially why.
>> No. 409433 Anonymous
6th April 2017
Thursday 6:42 am
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So this person wants houses for the people, but decided to state this in a dead language only a privileged few can read?
>> No. 409434 Anonymous
6th April 2017
Thursday 7:33 am
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Is that water based paint, carefully only applied to the easily washable surfaces rather than brickwork? Odd.
>> No. 409435 Anonymous
6th April 2017
Thursday 10:50 am
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>>409433
The message is intended to be read by the privileged few, so it makes sense to use their language.
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6th April 2017
Thursday 11:50 am
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>>409435

It's interesting to remember that Latin was once also the language of the common people in the Roman Empire.

http://www.lukeirwin.com/roman-graffiti/

Seems like even 2,000 years ago, people were struggling with their grammar:

>Some of the mistakes in Roman graffiti are comfortingly basic. One writer in Pompeii confuses his accusatives with this nominatives, writing pupa mea (‘my little girl’), when he should have said pupam meam. In Sallust’s house in Pompeii, someone really mangles his Latin, turning quae bella es (‘you who are beautiful’) into que bela is. Bottom of the class, Sallust!

I kind of really like this line:

>Quisquis amat valeat, pereat qui nescit amare, bis tanto pereat, quisquis amare vetat.

>“Let whoever loves prosper; but let the person who doesn’t know how to love die. And let him die twice who forbids love.”
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>> No. 11239 Anonymous
4th April 2017
Tuesday 9:37 am
/job/11239 /working abroad with fuck all qualifications and experience
Right lads, this topic has come up frequently enough that I think it might be worth a thread.

Loads of my friends work in things like teaching and the like in foreign climes.

Anyone thinking about doing this (and if you are thinking about it, jump!) is welcome to post questions and I will endeavour to get some solid answers and tips from people doing it. Fire away.
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>> No. 11241 Anonymous
4th April 2017
Tuesday 4:23 pm
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>>11240
About a decade ago I looked into teaching English abroad, and with JET at least there seemed to be an unusual amount of complaints when I was reading around compared to programs in other countries. At the time I put it down to a bunch of Japanophiles thinking it was going to be like living in their favourite anime, and then getting there and realising that Japan is actually just a regular country with all the usual ups and downs (and more specifically that, in fact, Japanese society is highly conservative and conformist, plus they've been stuck in an economic depression since the early 90s). Then a mate of mine did it and ended up in a rural school in the arse end of nowhere, combined with JET's incompetence and near total lack of support he just felt really isolated. Took a trip there a few years ago and I'm pretty sure I made the right call - novel to visit, not to live, for me at least. I suspect I'd be the same with most of the far east.

I've had other mates who've had a great time in China and Korea, mind, and getting a placement in Tokyo could be fun if you can deal with the accommodation. There's probably a lot of luck of the draw when it comes to TEFL, really.

Sage for rambling nothing of value.
>> No. 11245 Anonymous
5th April 2017
Wednesday 6:38 am
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>>11241

China is an interesting one. I fucking love it, but I'm one of the weirdos who do. o9/10 people loathe the place. Beats me why though, it is fucking wonderful.

Thailand...oh God Thailand. Now THAT is a fun place.

I've got mates in Korea who love it. Cambodia is a shithole and should be avoided like the plague. Malaysia, HK and Singapore are all damn nice, but pricey - but the quality of life is cracking, and they are all melting pots of different cultures.

I have yet to visit the Phillipines, but from my Fili friends I get the idea there is a reason they are jot living there any more. Indonesia is somewhere I wouldn't mind trying.

And all these places are desperate for TEFL teachers. Just watch who your boss is in China, even the big chains tend to fuck you around. Ensure you have Western management.
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5th April 2017
Wednesday 10:03 am
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>I have yet to visit the Phillipines, but from my Fili friends I get the idea there is a reason they are jot living there any more.

It used to be absolutely lovely, but it has turned into a fucking warzone since DU30 got in. Still some of the best prostitutes in SEA, mind.

Regardless of where you go, you need to be good at coping with loneliness. The odds are exceedingly high that you'll be dumped in some backwater with no expat community. It takes a long time to break the barriers of language and culture and start making friends with the locals. If you're not happy with your own company, you'll go absolutely mental.
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5th April 2017
Wednesday 2:39 pm
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>>11246

Skype. And to be honest I have never had a problem with getting in with the locals. Even if there are some linguistic barriers - they will be keen to brush up there English. I think the major thing is to eat and drink in hole in the wall places and keep hitting the same few until they know you,
>> No. 11248 Anonymous
5th April 2017
Wednesday 4:12 pm
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>>11247

>they will be keen to brush up there English.

More fool them, I suppose.

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>> No. 11981 Anonymous
23rd January 2017
Monday 12:37 pm
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>Trump’s press secretary, Sean Spicer, used his first White House briefing to shout at journalists about what he incorrectly termed “deliberately false reporting” on Trump’s inauguration, declaring: “We’re going to hold the press accountable.”

>“This was the largest audience ever to witness an inauguration, period,” said Spicer, in one of several statements contradicted by photographs and transit data. “These attempts to lessen the enthusiasm of the inauguration are shameful and wrong.”

>Kellyanne Conway, a senior White House aide, told NBC’s Meet the Press on Sunday Spicer had merely been offering “alternative facts”, a phrase that was received with widespread astonishment.


Alternative facts, eh?

The buses don't run where those people live.
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12th February 2017
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>> No. 12293 Anonymous
12th February 2017
Sunday 4:28 pm
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>>12289
Not him, but Obama's FP record is hardly impressive. His greatest achievement is probably deciding not to get too involved in Syria.
>> No. 12294 Anonymous
12th February 2017
Sunday 4:43 pm
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>>12293
Cuba? Iran? Paris accord? IS in full retreat?
>> No. 12484 Anonymous
5th April 2017
Wednesday 2:09 pm
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>>12293

Leaving the door open for Russia and letting Assad free to use chemical weapons against civilians? Not intervening in Syria is possibly his biggest failure. Red line my arse.
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5th April 2017
Wednesday 2:21 pm
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>>12484

> letting Assad free to use chemical weapons against civilians

Fake news. Sad!

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