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|>>|| No. 24313
1000 posts in the old one, time for a new one.
/101/ing cockends who park across your drive when there is clearly a car parked in there.
|>>|| No. 24316
Plus the lack of a title, and such a dispassionate first minor rant.
MkV was a much better thread.
|>>|| No. 24319
I'm a big fan of the lower case style, very modern.
Not so sure about the kerning between mk and vi though, 7/10 overall.
|>>|| No. 24321
I'll delete it if it's not up to scratch ladm8s.
|>>|| No. 24324
Oh lad don't be silly. This board is supposed to look shite and be full of whinging cunts. It's a perfect introduction to the thread.
|>>|| No. 24325
I'm just shit at your Command & Conquer style RTS games. They're just not my jam. But what really bugs me is that the "easy" mode is always about as much of a challenge as taking out an arthritic turkey with a katana, but the "normal" always bowls me over completely.
|>>|| No. 24327
Once again, a mod uses his cushty position to force a crap stinky thread on us for the next few years.
Delete the fucking thing and let someone with the tiniest bit of artistic/autistic skill make the sticky.
(A good day to you Sir!)
|>>|| No. 24328
Ban this sick filth. I mean your arsehole post, not the OP.
(A good day to you Sir!)
|>>|| No. 24329
I hope you're aware that Westwood Studios programmed their difficulty levels based on decades of psychology dissertations, psychiatric studies, and years of research,so that the AI would perform the appropriate strategies required for that level. It's a microcosm of class, IQ, social status, and genital size. Not being able to perform on the 'normal' setting means that you really aren't normal. It means that you're constantly paying interest on payday loans, that you likely have twelve fingers, but can't use any of them to bring someone to orgasm, that you complain about the weather because your default means of communication is to describe what you're experiencing and then hope that everyone else saw what you just saw and will agree, to confirm whether or not you're hallucinating, and that you put strawberry bonbons down your dickhole.
|>>|| No. 24330
I needed a poo about 10 minutes ago, but now I have access to a toilet it's sucked back up again.
|>>|| No. 24331
I've always wondered, can you call those clamping twats on people who park in front of your drive, on a dropped curb?
|>>|| No. 24333
It wasn't recent. Private clamping on the road has been illegal for a long time.
|>>|| No. 24334
If your drive is blocked call the police (appropriately enough on 101) or the council and they may be able to remove the obstruction. Historically, a car blocked in the drive was a higher priority than an empty drive, but these days in many places the council is now in charge, and they tend to care even less than the police.
|>>|| No. 24335
Council won't give a shit, and I doubt they would send someone around. I doubt the police would come around too. Maybe both of them would come around a week later and ask what all the fuss was about. In the mean time, the drive blocking cunt won't get what's coming to him.
This just strengthens my belief that all citizens must be armed. People would be more respectful if they know that they can't get away with being cunts. I'm not saying shoot them, but challenge them to a duel at noon or something.
|>>|| No. 24339
>Council won't give a shit, and I doubt they would send someone around.
When it comes to money-grubbing, council parking enforcement people put letting agents to shame. Drop a fiver in their offices and they'll pocket it and charge you an admin fee. To justify their continued existence, they need to keep the numbers up, and if you report a blocked drive you hand them a free tow and an easy £300 from the twat who parked across your drive.
|>>|| No. 24341
Put the effort in m8. Strap some knives to your wheels and go the full Ben Hur.
|>>|| No. 24343
"More variety" my fucking arse. This shit is tolerable for a five minute car journey, not for an eight hour shift ever day. I swear to Christ if I have to listen to Gangster's paradise one more time I'm going to dig my hearing bones out of my head with a fucking nail clipper.
|>>|| No. 24344
I'm not the only one. Fucking Christ that station is awful, and the people who enjoy it are just the pits.
|>>|| No. 24345
Every radio station is horrendous. At my work near Liverpool we have to listen to Radio City or Radio City 2. The former plays the same five tired pop songs on repeat, and the latter is an unending nostalgia trip for the baby boomers that are too stupid to work out how to listen to music online. Both of these shitty playlists are interspersed with poor quality advertisements.
|>>|| No. 24346
>Every radio station is horrendous.
This. People usually go on about how great Six Music is but whenever I've listened it's always been a self indulgent wankfest where fairly drab music is interspersed with the DJ regularly reading messages from listeners who have got in touch to wank themselves off over how eclectic their taste in music is.
|>>|| No. 24347
It's only purpose is to act as a satisfying station whilst in the back of a minicab.
|>>|| No. 24349
You lads ever have it where just as you get comfortable in bed ready to sleep its then that you realise you have to pee. So you have to spend a minute or two mentally psyching up yourself to get out of the bedsheet cocoon you've made and walk into the cold bathroom otherwise the fear is you will piss the bed?
I know its disgusting but I've had this happen to me 3 times this week and frankly I'm wondering if I should just invest in a piss bottle.
|>>|| No. 24351
This is a near daily occurrence once you get past a certain age. I have a feeling it's something to do with lying down making gravity slosh your pee around inside your bladder bag and only then informing your brain that you need to go weewee.
In other news, I feel a stabbing pain in my heart every time I remember the recent news regarding what.cd. The internet music community has truly lost something so singular and unequaled that I feel we probably won't see its like again. I fucking hate the French and their bastard government, and I will not be eating any croissants or drinking their filthy champagne for the rest of 2016 in protest. Cheese eating cunts.
|>>|| No. 24352
Give it a couple of years and you'll be going for a precautionary piss before bed, whether you think you need one or not. You'll find yourself saying "I better not have another cuppa or I'll be up and down all night" at 8pm. Ageing is just a slow, dreadful slide back into infancy.
|>>|| No. 24353
Oh trust me, I have a contingency plan involving a shotgun and falling off a cliff for when I finally reach the stage where I'm waking up multiple times in the night just to go for a piss.
|>>|| No. 24354
This is sort of the opposite of what this thread's for, but today someone told me, with audible disappointment, that they couldn't "tag" me into an inane Facebook post because I don't have a profile. It's nice to win, even just a little.
|>>|| No. 24355
I think we could do with a thread for that. Call it "/010/ - stuffwelove".
|>>|| No. 24362
I got some Quorn mini scotch eggs today and they've reduced the pack size from 12 to 9. I only get them when they're on offer for a quid, so that's a third increase in the price per scotch egg.
|>>|| No. 24364
Yeah, and if we get a hard Brexit he'll be forced on to a Running Man style TV show just trying to buy Quorn.
|>>|| No. 24365
Two of my mates have 18-month-old kids. What do 18-month-old kids like for Christmas?
|>>|| No. 24366
They couldn't give much of a fuck at that age - something colourful, wooden and noisy usually does the trick.
|>>|| No. 24367
I was thinking foreign sweets, but I don't really want to be bombarding such tiny bains with the local filth from the shelves here as I don't think there are many things I find more /101/worthy than fat children.
|>>|| No. 24371
I've got a nearly 2 year old niece to buy presents for too. Almost everything seems to be baby toys for under 2 year olds, or for toddlers over 3, but the choice for 2-3 year olds is rubbish.
|>>|| No. 24372
I'm sure she'll manage with a toy for three year olds. She'll figure it out in time anyway.
|>>|| No. 24373
That's just stupid, there's no way a tiny tot can get a phone up her cockpot. It was a finger wot that nonce off of /emo/ put inside her, not a dinger. Stop peddling such filthy lies.
|>>|| No. 24374
It was a phone. It was also, apparently, just a bit of joking around.
Now let us never speak of this unpleasantness again.
|>>|| No. 24375
Books was something I'd thought about. I asked my American mates which books they read when they were little to try and grab something out here that isn't on the shelves at home, but apparently kid books are pretty universal. Something Dr Seuss it is.
There was never any mention of penetration, the phone was simply resting on her bits and set to vibrate.
Sage because I can't believe I just typed that.
|>>|| No. 24376
Unfortunately I've been cursed with the need to drive for a job over the past year. I passed my test ages ago but only over the last 12 or so months have I had to drive regularly and I can't stand it.
Is it just me or is the testing not stringent enough?
The road is populated with morons. Today I had somebody beeping and gesticulating furiously because even though the light was green, I stayed at the lights because going forward would have made me join a queue which would then block an adjacent junction when the lights changed.
They couldn't seem to grasp that I wasn't sitting at a green light for fun and that I wasn't going to be one of those idiots who block another junction to get one set of traffic lights ahead, even though it would've caused more traffic. They then had the cheek to stare at me as they drove past later down the road as if I was the idiot!
On that note, why do so many people seem unable to comprehend that if the light is on green, but there's no space to go/ you'll block another junction and cause more traffic, you DO NOT have to go? Half of the time I spend driving home from work is waiting for traffic that could easily be avoided to clear.
It honestly drives me mad, I've also had somebody fly out from across the road as I was turning left and they were making a right turn. As they blocked the road I stopped to let them go (they shouldn't have shot out and panicked, but it's fine, we all misjudge some situations), and the car behind on the main road, seeing me having to wait stationary for the other car to go, slammed on last minute and started beeping. I asked him to pull down his window and he seemed to think that because he was on the main road and I was half way out he was entitled to carry on going full speed and I had to somehow get out of his way.
I appreciate this is coming off as a bit of a rant but I cannot fathom how these people function, the roads are full of absolute morons who I'm not convinced have done enough learning before being given a licence.
|>>|| No. 24377
As a dad myself I'd recommend books or clothes, something that's both generically useful but allows you some kind of freedom of expression to show that you tried to buy something to match the kid's personality or likes.
> There was never any mention of penetration, the phone was simply resting on her bits and set to vibrate.
It's amazing how we all remember this differently. Maybe we're all suffering from PTSD still after all these years and have blocked different bits out. I don't remember anything about the phone being set to vibrate, but I do remember him specially making the noise "boop boop" as he prodded the external genitalia with said phone.
|>>|| No. 24378
It's mad how people change when you put them behind a wheel, isn't it? Pretty much everyone turns into a cunt.
|>>|| No. 24379
It just really fucks me off, being a cunt I don't mind, but being a dumb cunt really winds me up.
The same people complaining behind me for not blocking a junction will be the same arseholes complaining at the next one that somebody is blocking them.
There's honestly a special place in hell for shit drivers, and that includes those fucking middle aged women who buy near-army jeep 4x4s to drive around in even though they live in suburbia. I could live with it if they didn't struggle to park the fuckers or have any spatial awareness.
What's the hardest, most rugged terrain you encounter love, driving from your suburban house to Tesco and back?
|>>|| No. 24380
>It's amazing how we all remember this differently. Maybe we're all suffering from PTSD still after all these years and have blocked different bits out. I don't remember anything about the phone being set to vibrate, but I do remember him specially making the noise "boop boop" as he prodded the external genitalia with said phone.
There was no vibration. I certainly don't remember any BOOP BOOP as he did it. All I can recall is that he rubbed his iPhone on his daughter's fanny in front of other people because he thought it'd be a hilarious joke.
|>>|| No. 24381
Today I had a bloke blare his horn at me for about five seconds solid in the car park when I nearly reversed out in front of him. I bet he was screaming and cursing at the blind bastard just reversing straight out without a care in the world.
He was the knobhead going the wrong way down a clearly marked one way system, in the pitch black and pouring rain, at what must have been about 40 fucking miles an hour. Out of the two of us, I really don't think I was the driver causing a hazard in that instance.
Some people are startlingly thick frankly.
|>>|| No. 24382
It's pathetic I know, but the injustices of these things really wind me up.
It bugs me that there are people who drive like dickheads like that lad beeping at you, but he'll go home thinking you were in the wrong. That's what really gripes me.
|>>|| No. 24383
Just start driving like cunts. Be a cunt or be cunted. That's how it is down south.
|>>|| No. 24389
It's also an age thing. When younger, I got a lot more wound up about poor driving and cunts on the road. Now I tend to take it all a bit easier, drive a bit safer and just ignore the cunts and try not to give anywhere near as much of a fuck if someone else drives like a nonce.
Motorbike riding for a few years also helps, everyone is a cunt to you when you're on a bike; breeds a special kind of patience.
|>>|| No. 24393
Because it was a closed loop. Why does this take 15 minutes to explain and why are you insulting me like this, YouTube?
|>>|| No. 24394
I remember when YouTube was just a site full of home videos of things, instead of the worst sort of TV channel that it is now, all those annoyingly edited ten minute videos of Americans with shrill voices gabbing on about bollocks instead of getting to the point.
|>>|| No. 24395
>Why does this take 15 minutes to explain.
They are paid by the minute. These things compromise the intergrity of artists. It's nothing new, Alexandre Dumas used to hire people to write filler for him because he was paid by the word.
|>>|| No. 24396
>compromise the intergrity of artists
Or you could say that it provides them with food and a roof over their head, so that they can then practice their art. I don't buy the argument, at all, that an artists integrity is compromised because they earn some money or were paid by the minute or word.
This does destroy my argument though -
|>>|| No. 24397
Haven't seen the video, but I''m going to guess that he uses that time to try to counter the indoctrination a western audience has experienced and explain that nobody actually wanted to flee the socialist paradise of the German Democratic Republic, where income was more equally distributed and GNI per capita was higher than the UK.
|>>|| No. 24399
You don't buy the argument because you fail basic comprehension.
I am saying the method in which their art is measured influnces what they produce, not that it is bad to pay artists. if you pay people by the minuite expect padded out drivel. There is no argument to be had, youtube started paying people by the minuite and the videos all got longer. If you pay them by the click expect nothing but a provcative title (like buzz feed). The metric that you pay people by informs how they will behave and who will be sucessful in that enviroment. This is economics 101.
|>>|| No. 24400
The CCTV footage of the bellend who killed Joe Cox had a big blue triangle edited over his head that made him look like the world's shittest FIFA player.
|>>|| No. 24403
I feel dirty enough for a shower, but I'm going for a run in the morning so it's not really worth it.
Also the titles for the Premiere League Show are proper daft.
|>>|| No. 24405
I mean this is a job for fucking /uhu/ will you take a look at that bow on the bottom shelf. The man pretends he is part of the master race and has all the books but who puts a bookshelf up like that?
|>>|| No. 24408
He seems to have quite an unhealthy obsession with uniforms and medals. Anyone able to crack what kind of filing method he has used for his 'library'? Its certainly not alphabetical.
Saying that its probably a flaw of our society how we judge people based on their bookshelf. Following on from >>24407 it could just as well be that some well-meaning relative never knew what to get him for Christmas.
|>>|| No. 24410
They're organised by size and series. Sensibly on the middle shelf he's put the bigger books at the edges which is both a pleasant aesthetic choice and prevents it bucking even further. I do something similar although my shelves being regular sizes I can keep the heavier books at the bottom.
|>>|| No. 24411
People who complain about graphs that don't start at zero. Apparently people can't read and all graphs have the same context. The possibility that someone might want to focus in on part of a range or emphasise relative differences eludes them.
|>>|| No. 24412
disco record sales.jpg
Depends on the graph, I've seen it used to obfuscate the reality a lot in my work, and push a paticular interperetation. By making a change look either dramatic or insignificant, or by cutting off some key detail that happened just before or after the graph.
|>>|| No. 24413
Again, only a problem if your audience can't read or you omit the labels entirely.
|>>|| No. 24414
The general public are appallingly bad at interpreting data; clinicians are scarcely better. The whole point of a chart is to make data more comprehensible. If it doesn't achieve that, then it's worse than a blank space.
This issue is made alarmingly clear if you ever have to do user testing on documentation. Readers aren't necessarily stupid, but they are lazy and inattentive. The vast majority of documents are skimmed rather than read. Copy and graphics that seem perfectly clear often achieve <30% comprehension amongst a degree-educated cohort. If a document seems insultingly simple, it's still probably not simple enough. A chart that requires close inspection to understand is either meaningless or deceptive.
|>>|| No. 24418
My problem is more with the people who cry WAAAAH NON ZERO AXIS as a reflex without thinking.
|>>|| No. 24420
The thing I find most amusing about this whole affair is that if you've ever been to Batley, a statement like "the immigrants made him do it" doesn't sound facetious, it sounds so obvious that it needn't even be stated.
(Obvious as in, I'm surprised something like this didn't happen sooner in a place like that; not obvious as in his actions were justified; although the implications are similar I suppose)
|>>|| No. 24421
I think the last time Batley was in the news before this assassination was when people were scrapping in the Tesco on Black Friday over Polaroid/Blaupunkt TVs.
|>>|| No. 24422
Last time I was in Batley, it seemed to be a perfectly pleasant (albeit slightly shabby) Pennine town. What did I fail to see?
|>>|| No. 24423
Fuck sake. I've reached four Champions League finals on FM16 and lost three of them because of own goals, two of them by the same bloody bloke.
Eric Bailly you're a total, sodding, pillock.
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