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>> No. 22094 Anonymous
17th March 2018
Saturday 4:28 pm
22094 Secrets of the Masons
There is another Docu about masons on BBC2 Scotland about the Grand Lodge of Scotland on Monday at 9 o'clock called "Secrets of the Masons", which looks like it could be quite interesting. Many English masons complained about their docu, but from what I gather from speaking to my brethern who've seen the video already, this one is quite good.

Worth a watch, if you're interested in The IlluminatiMasonry and... I'll even answer any questions you lads have short of wilfully perjuring myself. Why not, could be a good thread.
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>> No. 22220 Anonymous
22nd March 2018
Thursday 5:05 am
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Also it's probably common knowledge but I didn't know the GTR's display will show you your fucking G-force when you turn. What more could you possibly want?
>> No. 22221 Anonymous
22nd March 2018
Thursday 5:06 am
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Funny you should mention the Gallardo. I don't have anything like the cash to buy one of these, or much else on there, but have spent more time than I should on this site recently.

>> No. 22222 Anonymous
22nd March 2018
Thursday 5:08 am
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And "Launch Mode" - I want that.
>> No. 22223 Anonymous
22nd March 2018
Thursday 5:18 am
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There's something I really love about the idea of having an ex racer as well. I've always liked Caterhams and Atoms and such - though at that point I might as well just get a bike. I think part of my retirement will involve a camper van and a track car on a trailer. When I had an RX8 I met a load of mad old bastards who were doing exactly that.

>"Launch Mode" - I want that.

Oh fuck yes. I had forgotten about that. I'd definitely get into trouble in one of those things.

That site is dangerous, mind, what are you doing to me?! I can't think of a worse financial investment than a race car but that Lotus...
>> No. 22225 Anonymous
22nd March 2018
Thursday 9:52 am
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If only hairdressing paid better.

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>> No. 21977 Anonymous
17th December 2017
Sunday 2:37 am
21977 Star Wars: The Last Jedi
I don't know what I was expecting, but I wasn't expecting lore breaking dues ex machina fuckery and overt character assassination.

It's fucking shite.
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>> No. 22088 Anonymous
9th February 2018
Friday 8:54 pm
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Ya' foolin' no one, la'!
>> No. 22089 Anonymous
10th February 2018
Saturday 12:09 am
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Your paranoia aside as to who I am. Am I wrong?
>> No. 22090 Anonymous
10th February 2018
Saturday 6:06 am
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I think you're just prolonging the argument by making points like this, no matter how valid. Not that there was ever a mod in this thread defending or lambasting Star Wars, just for the record. It'd be different if the lad got banned for being right (or wrong) about Star Wars, but what actually happened was he made an infuriatingly silly point and was comedy banned for it, at which point he asked for everyone's badge numbers and made it a whole thing, after which he was banned twice more for fun/autism.

Believe it or not, mods do not last long here if they make frequent over-judicious bannings.

>(it really doesn't look good from the outside)

Neither do heads on spikes at the castle walls, but it bloody works!
>> No. 22091 Anonymous
10th February 2018
Saturday 9:57 am
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>Believe it or not, mods do not last long here if they make frequent over-judicious bannings.

Name one.
>> No. 22092 Anonymous
10th February 2018
Saturday 1:41 pm
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You're literally just asking me to name a colour, daftlad.


(A good day to you Sir!)

>> No. 20473 Anonymous
8th March 2016
Tuesday 8:00 pm
20473 Star Trek
If anyone's interested, Voyager and TNG are continually playing at http://vaughnlive.tv/downlorrd .

Also general Star Trek thread, what do you think of the new movies? What setting would you want a new series to be in?
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>> No. 22054 Anonymous
27th January 2018
Saturday 2:45 pm
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I'm confused, is the episode with Dax kissing her/his ex-wife not counted because it was the symbiont acting?
>> No. 22055 Anonymous
27th January 2018
Saturday 6:57 pm
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You are right, I knew it was DS9 but I forgot which episode it was.
>> No. 22056 Anonymous
27th January 2018
Saturday 7:52 pm
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I watched a couple of episodes yesterday and I'm curious, where should I start watching ST from and in what order?
>> No. 22057 Anonymous
28th January 2018
Sunday 10:59 am
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I would never have pointed it out but RLM used it as well so I was wondering if some new classification was going on what with us living in the future and all.

If you can stomach mid-60s sci-fi on a shoestring budget then do the release order (it helps to warm up with the 1959 Twilight Zone):

Otherwise start on TNG. Most people (wrongly) suggest doing it by series which is simpler but forgets that the broadcast order exists. This looks complicated but things will never be as good again:

1) Start with the TNG episode 'Darmok' to give you a taste of peak Trek because the first season or two is going to be a struggle.
2) Watch solely TNG from the pilot* until S6E11 (the second episode of Picard talking about lights) and then alternate episodes with DS9 starting with the pilot.
3) TNG will end. Watch the VII movie Generations and continue DS9 up until the episode where Quark finds a baby then alternate with VOY episodes.
4) Before S5E6 of DS9 watch the TOS episode 'The Trouble with Tribbles' then watch the episode - trust me it is a really cool episode and I can't think of any other franchises that have done what this does.
5) After S5E8 of DS9 watch the VIII movie First Contact (important for main plot).
6) After S7E9 of DS9 watch IX movie Insurrection (movie plot motivation improved)
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>> No. 22058 Anonymous
28th January 2018
Sunday 12:33 pm
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I've seen the Darmok episode and all of the original TZ run so I'll go with the release order, thanks for the tip.

>> No. 21874 Anonymous
30th October 2017
Monday 5:18 pm
21874 Youtube Recommendations
The other thread got me wondering about what youtube channels you lads can recommend. Topic can be anything, just what you find to be good and interesting to watch.

>Issac Arthur
I posted one of his videos awhile ago but it's well worth repeating. Every Thursday he does a really interesting and in-depth look at science and futurism concepts and does a really good job of explaining them simply but also covering the unnoticed drawbacks and benefits.

He has kind of gone to shit over the past few months but this is still a good channel for basic electrical engineering fun.

>Tom Scott
Mostly for his 'Things You Might Not Know' series. He goes over some pretty interesting things that you might never notice but are all around us.

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>> No. 22041 Anonymous
19th January 2018
Friday 5:25 pm
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>> No. 22042 Anonymous
19th January 2018
Friday 5:26 pm
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>> No. 22043 Anonymous
19th January 2018
Friday 5:48 pm
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Smart bloke.
>> No. 22044 Anonymous
19th January 2018
Friday 6:14 pm
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>> No. 22093 Anonymous
17th March 2018
Saturday 9:24 am
22093 Hello Friends!
Do you see this video? I hope some of you will love this guy as much as I do.


>> No. 21563 Anonymous
7th July 2017
Friday 6:51 pm
21563 Short Films
It looks like the old thread fell off the catalogue but Neill Blomkamp have been releasing a series of experimental short films that are insanely good. He's doing youtube installments of concepts to try and bypass controlling studios.

Set in the Vietnam War. What the locals have called a river God goes on the warpath while having some sort of control over the fabric of reality.


In 2020 Alien lizards take over the Earth and push mankind to the brink of extinction as they use people for human experiments and start changing our planet to suit them. Staring Sigourney Weaver.

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>> No. 22026 Anonymous
29th December 2017
Friday 4:26 pm
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I've been on an Alan Clarke binge, so I figure that you two might as well be made to suffer as well.

>> No. 22027 Anonymous
30th December 2017
Saturday 11:55 am
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2XMeDzujTjs wtf did i just watch?
>> No. 22030 Anonymous
4th January 2018
Thursday 1:33 pm
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I'm sure our resident gymlads will relate.

>> No. 22031 Anonymous
6th January 2018
Saturday 6:31 am
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This is fantastic.
>> No. 22032 Anonymous
6th January 2018
Saturday 2:22 pm
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That is really good actually. Relate to that cycle very much indeed.

>> No. 21955 Anonymous
10th December 2017
Sunday 6:20 pm
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Evening chaps,

Rather than the usual crap on TV at Christmas my mum's asked me to put together a playlist of comedy/fun things to watch. Things like Bill Bailey's Remarkable Guide to the Orchestra, maybe that thing where that guy made a Spitfire recently.

Any recommendations?
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>> No. 21974 Anonymous
15th December 2017
Friday 1:08 pm
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I think we're more like Seymour Mace.


Possibly Brian Gittins.

>> No. 22021 Anonymous
22nd December 2017
Friday 8:45 pm
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Taskmaster is great.
Modern life is goodish is ok, though not overtly funny. Definitely watchable though.
You could download Bill Bailey's tours too like Tinselworm and Part Troll.
Guy Martin Vs. the Driverless car is good too.
Tim Minchin is similar to Bill Bailey, so you can check out his DVDs - 'So live' and 'Ready for this?'
Britain's Biggest Hoaxer on All 4 is great. It's about Simon Brodkin, the guy who pranked are Theresa and Trump. Trump was livid.

If you need any more ideas, give me a shout. Don't know why everyone is ragging on Bill Bailey either.
>> No. 22022 Anonymous
23rd December 2017
Saturday 10:04 pm
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I've always imagined a lot of the chaps here are like Angelos Epithemiou, 4 cans of Skol and a pack of lard in a tatty plastic bag and all.

Those kind of people definitely exist, see them walking around Hull city centre all the time.
>> No. 22028 Anonymous
30th December 2017
Saturday 2:50 pm
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My dad's one of them blokes, council house and all
>> No. 22029 Anonymous
30th December 2017
Saturday 2:51 pm
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They really do, its a painful character to watch.

>> No. 22020 Anonymous
22nd December 2017
Friday 12:13 am
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If you weren't aware, there's a 3-part mini series of this that aired.
The quality hasn't dipped.

>> No. 21928 Anonymous
28th November 2017
Tuesday 1:38 pm
21928 TEACON 2
Start packing that rice, lads. It's a national crisis.

In before the Real Comedy Twats start whining about how it was becoming unfunny, derivative, drivel, etc.
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>> No. 21939 Anonymous
29th November 2017
Wednesday 11:43 pm
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You sour grape moaners. The yearly wipe has always been funny. Granted it is starting to become predicatable and not as fresh, but Brooker's still Brooker.
>> No. 21940 Anonymous
30th November 2017
Thursday 2:28 am
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I'd Philomena her Cunk, IYKWIM
>> No. 21941 Anonymous
30th November 2017
Thursday 7:53 am
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Hi, Charlie. When's Black Mirror out?
>> No. 21942 Anonymous
30th November 2017
Thursday 12:45 pm
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Soon. Just fitting in the finishing touches, in between fitting it in Konnie.
>> No. 21944 Anonymous
30th November 2017
Thursday 9:18 pm
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Needless to say, I HAD THE LAST LAUGH

>> No. 21860 Anonymous
29th October 2017
Sunday 3:12 am
21860 YouTube's Lowest Quality Dreck, post what YOU find.
So because I'm a miserable, contrarian, bastard the whole Five Night's at Freddie's craze rather passed me by. But I was watching some blokes short and surly review of it and I decided to look at some of the YouTube content as it was something the reviewer mentioned. Now obnoxious "let's players" screeching into their webcams hasn't passed me by but this shite right here is a brand new world of wank for me: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCr8O6yAciPCGKWBEIASK2lg/videos


It's just so mindless and cynical, every episode begins with a thirty second appeal for the presumably pre-teen viewers to like, subscribe, check the notification bell and visit their store, even before the show has started. They have almost half a dozen channels of this dogshit, and while it's not popular enough for me to tar every kid under the age of sixteen as a mush-brain it's not exactly Noggin The Nog, who apart from having a nearly racist name is basically a master work compared to FNaF MineCraft RP. In the the first minute of Noggin the Nog you learn that a windmill makes flour; in the first minute of FNaF MC RP we find out they've got a discount code, for their own store, I suppose? Which makes it not even really a discount code. I wasn't even raised on Noggin, but I think Kerching definitely gave me a healthier view of capitalism than "buy shit, idiot".

I've thrown a lot of shit at the wall in this OP, but with seventy gigawatts of video uploaded to the internet every millisecond I'd be interested to see what crap you lads have seen.
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>> No. 21914 Anonymous
10th November 2017
Friday 12:38 am
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Having read this thread and given it a few moments more thought than I would usually give, most of the debate around here (including that Medium article) appears to view the internet and dangers therein as one where Kid's lack of ability to choose and/or filter content. Can I suggest that it may be more productive to think of it in physical terms as more like a library, or a little more absurdly, like popping out onto the street. You wouldn't leave little timmy to wander around the bookshop, or to amuse himself out on the road, not because you think he'd make poor choices but because of the obvious dangers present, and because he probably wouldn't have much fun. You'd take him to the right section and let him have a look, or to the park. I think to treat the internet like it's something new or even more threatening thing to kids because of some implied lack of control or filtering is purely down to poor parenting.

Similarly, it's not the internet which is ruining our brains but the way we choose to not engage with the the production of content and instead passively consume. Most of us are really just poking that 'Next Video' button when we click on links to medium articles, read to news or hop on redtube, and leaving a vaguely structured form of fjierjfierfjirjf in the comments.

Sage for ramble.
>> No. 21916 Anonymous
10th November 2017
Friday 1:58 am
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> Similarly, it's not the internet which is ruining our brains but the way we choose to not engage with the the production of content and instead passively consume. Most of us are really just poking that 'Next Video' button when we click on links to medium articles, read to news or hop on redtube, and leaving a vaguely structured form of fjierjfierfjirjf in the comments.

Mumble, mumble, something, something, my addiction to internet Skinner boxes.
>> No. 21935 Anonymous
29th November 2017
Wednesday 7:42 am
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This is obviously quite different from the OP of this thread, but it's definitely YouTube dreck. I mean, from the generic, brand new, untraceable account, to the Mr Chrome comeo, this is such reprehensible and obviously untrue shit I dare not imagine the dark minds behind it.
>> No. 21936 Anonymous
29th November 2017
Wednesday 11:44 am
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I agree unless there is a built in tool in video software now for automatic face blurring, it is suspiciously professionally produced for some arseholes first random dash cam upload . Then there is that the events unfold with a nearly too pefect swift pace and the action is perfectly framed.
>> No. 21937 Anonymous
29th November 2017
Wednesday 12:39 pm
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Yep, obvious hogwash.

>> No. 16646 Anonymous
12th May 2014
Monday 9:01 am
16646 Rick and Morty
I can't be the only one here to have stumbled upon this utter gem.

Without a doubt, this has become my favourite adult cartoon and I can't wait for the next season.

Dark, clever, brilliantly amusing. Really fucking dark in places.

There are episodes on YT but some of these have had the voices altered to avoid automatic take downs I guess?

Here's a link to the first where a TV box has been used instead; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=68IH4u-t7Zc

And one of my favourite clips:


3+3 = 6
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>> No. 21853 Anonymous
18th October 2017
Wednesday 10:39 pm
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It is difficult to write intelligent characters , but no more difficult than not writing something derivative. Laziness bleeds into creativity because doing better is hard work and requires you to fight for integrity so creatives pick the path of least resistance and good enough, becomes good enough. That doesn't mean they can't do better just that people aren't willing to try.
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18th October 2017
Wednesday 11:43 pm
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>It is difficult to write intelligent characters
Is it, though? An intelligent character can make a split-second decision that a less intelligent person would take weeks of thought or research to realise was the better thing to do. Luckily for writers, they can take weeks to think about it because that's how fiction works.
>> No. 21855 Anonymous
19th October 2017
Thursday 12:52 am
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It's incredibly easy to write intelligent characters. You only need to write about them succeeding at mentally taxing tasks, and/or impressing or bamboozling other characters with their mental prowess. You're talking about an author proving their intelligence by writing things that will impress an intelligent audience. That's totally different and also likely impossible, because you can only write in such a way as to flatter the reader's intelligence whether they are intelligent or not. The intelligent ones know this, and therefore never know if they're really intelligent or just being flattered.
>> No. 21856 Anonymous
19th October 2017
Thursday 8:09 am
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Intelligent people often think more slowly, but come to better conclusions. They think in entirely different ways to averagely intelligent people and have access to a different set of tools. Stamina is a vital part of intelligence - really smart people have an almost endless capacity for deep thought. It's very difficult to represent deep and nuanced thinking on screen and damned near impossible if you're not a deep and nuanced thinker yourself.

Elon Musk springs to mind. The engineers who have worked with him at Tesla and SpaceX have commented that there's only one truly exceptional thing about Musk - he asks incredibly good questions. He's quick on the uptake and has a very good capacity for technical knowledge, but his defining trait is his ability to ask a single question about a topic that forces an expert to re-evaluate the received wisdom. He patiently listens to someone explain the state of the art, then unerringly hones in on the part of their explanation that doesn't quite add up. What matters isn't that Musk is smart, but that he makes everyone around him smarter.

I've been lucky enough to work with some incredibly smart people - ACM Turing winners, MacArthur grant recipients, Fellows of the Royal Society. To a man, they've struck me as quiet, humble and generous. They're often remarkably ordinary in any context other than their field of expertise. They play in terrible rock bands and get winded at five-a-side, they lose pub quizzes and forget where they put their car keys. I don't see geniuses represented in fiction who look anything like the bona-fide geniuses I've met.
>> No. 21857 Anonymous
19th October 2017
Thursday 10:16 am
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I think it's something to do with detective novels. It's boring to watch or read about someone doing actual research, but the way a detective novel is structured you can create quite a strong narrative while dropping lots of little clues that the viewer/reader can look out for and try to assemble themselves (which is part of the draw, even if the writers cheat and give the detective information the viewer doesn't have, they can find it educational) all leading up to the reveal.
>Of course! He was shot with the rifle that was hanging on the wall at the start!
House is a detective show, Lie to me is a detective show, Bull is a detective show, but so many other things tweak the pattern a little further. They keep repeating the same formula in slightly different contexts.

>> No. 21806 Anonymous
11th September 2017
Monday 8:19 pm
21806 Philip K. Dick's Electric Dreams
Philip K. Dick’s Electric Dreams is a sci-fi anthology series of ten epic, ambitious and moving standalone episodes, each set in a different and unique world – some which lie in the far reaches of the universe and time and others which are much, much closer to home. While the stories may be worlds apart, central to each is the poignant and warm exploration of the importance and significance of humanity.

Each episode is inspired by one of Philip K. Dick’s renowned shorts stories and has been adapted by an exciting list of leading British and American writers and directors. The series also features an all-star roster of cast who head up this thrilling, audacious and emotional journey into the far reaches of imagination.


Starts this Sunday at 9pm.
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>> No. 21822 Anonymous
3rd October 2017
Tuesday 10:09 pm
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I've been meaning to but haven't got around to it yet.
>> No. 21823 Anonymous
3rd October 2017
Tuesday 11:17 pm
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I thought episode 1 was crap for various reasons, 2 much better. 3's out but not seen it yet.
>> No. 21824 Anonymous
3rd October 2017
Tuesday 11:26 pm
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I actually watched the first episode a few hours ago*. With the proviso that I've never been much of a fan of Dick it was pretty weak; the story is some telepathy nonsense, the acting was awful and the speed of the plot made it unbelievable which could've easily been fixed with a flash forward or two.

However, the show itself has some signs of promise just because every episode will be different like how most Black Mirror episodes are pretty tedious and apparently it gets much better by the third episode.

*because it turns out the leaked episodes of CYE have some hacker bullshit over the bottom which makes them unwatchable for me.
>> No. 21825 Anonymous
3rd October 2017
Tuesday 11:31 pm
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the PKD story E1 is based on is almost entirely unrelated to the episode itself
>> No. 21831 Anonymous
5th October 2017
Thursday 10:16 pm
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Just finished episode 3 and yeah each episode gets progressively better. I mean that by the way, episode two jumped the quality up to Dr Who writing and the last episode was genuinely enjoyable thanks to Timothy Spall. Although it seems like a no brainer that a parent would never sacrifice their child no matter how much damage they do.

I look forwards to seeing how Steve Buscemi gets on.

>> No. 21795 Anonymous
6th September 2017
Wednesday 8:45 pm
21795 Absolutely beautiful

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>> No. 21812 Anonymous
11th September 2017
Monday 10:13 pm
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Must have been her first day.
>> No. 21814 Anonymous
12th September 2017
Tuesday 12:10 am
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I want to ask him if I can go and camp out with him. I never tried camping.
>> No. 21815 Anonymous
12th September 2017
Tuesday 9:13 pm
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He looks like the sort of person who sleeps in bivvie bags under a bush. It won't be glamping.
>> No. 21816 Anonymous
12th September 2017
Tuesday 9:33 pm
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Such a thing exists? I'm too poor for that sort of thing.
>> No. 21817 Anonymous
12th September 2017
Tuesday 10:27 pm
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Oh it really does. In a big way - it started out as a festival thing, but has spread and there are now many companies offering similar. Avoid. Lad in the OP has the right idea.

>> No. 16455 Anonymous
14th April 2014
Monday 11:11 am
16455 Game of Thrones
Are you all just going to pretend this isn't happening?

I assume everyone's already illegally downloaded last nights episode? If so you'll definitely understand my next question...


I'm reckoning Cersei at a daring 50/1.
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>> No. 21788 Anonymous
28th August 2017
Monday 11:11 pm
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inb4 Gendry spends the next 4 series digging himself out from under The Wall.
>> No. 21789 Anonymous
29th August 2017
Tuesday 5:15 am
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RIP the only good character in the show apart from that cheeky mercenary guy
>> No. 21790 Anonymous
29th August 2017
Tuesday 5:50 am
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Arya was Littlefinger all along. It's why his accent changed every five seconds. Also, are we meant overlook the fact the Knights of the Vale witnessed Sansa give him an alibi for her aunt's death?
>> No. 21793 Anonymous
29th August 2017
Tuesday 5:06 pm
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Haven't we had a cunt-off before about the relative sophistication of Medieval medicine?

Presumably he has gone AWOL because Brienne told him too. She probably owes him a handjob so fair play.

Better yet it transitions into a Dwarf Fortress tv series.
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29th August 2017
Tuesday 5:07 pm
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>> No. 21760 Anonymous
23rd August 2017
Wednesday 12:35 am
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How do we escape this sort of shit?

This chan itself is a manifestation of something propaganda. How do we think around it?
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>> No. 21773 Anonymous
24th August 2017
Thursday 8:32 pm
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It has always annoyed me too. Calling 4chan "the other place" has never been a rule. It is perhaps an allusion to the Commons referring to the Lords, perhaps. Or its just someone being a bit of a cock.
>> No. 21774 Anonymous
27th August 2017
Sunday 9:06 pm
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>an allusion to the Commons referring to the Lords
That's what I thought it was, nothing pissy about it.
>> No. 21784 Anonymous
28th August 2017
Monday 7:15 pm
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I recall a thread in the shed years ago, complaining how britfa had lost its way from the lovely olden days because people were using the word "memes" ("We've always called them in-jokes!", except for all that time before they were being called that when we didn't) and freely discussing 4chan ("I've always thought of us as being a step above that, certainly not a chan.")
>> No. 21791 Anonymous
29th August 2017
Tuesday 11:15 am
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It's advisable to switch off from the mass media if you can. Dispassionately researching facts and drawing your own conclusions is the best you can do. You won't have an accurate perception of the world, but at least you won't be believing someone else's lie.

The real question is; what sort of information should I seek, ultimately, and what sort of information should I seek next in furtherance of that? How much detail do I need to know? How much time should I devote to learning one thing over another? It's a really puzzling question.

What we can say for certain is that of the information available, it's in our best interests to omit the set of information presented to us which is intended to control our behavior and so limit our pursuit of personally relevant information in our interests. Thus; cut out the mass media. The mass media is and always has been there to serve a political function; it was never meant to give people an accurate and relevant perception of the world and its goings on.
>> No. 21792 Anonymous
29th August 2017
Tuesday 3:29 pm
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I think one of the most important things to remember is that these type of medias focus on issues happening in the Americas, not the UK (so much at least). It's easy to overlook this and make significantly paranoid and panic stricken changes to your lifes because you're worried about floride, food additives (or whatever). This isn't to say conspiracies don't happen here, but consider this; While you're investigating the corrupt goings on in a country on the other side of the globe, you're missing what's happening here, possibly on your doorstep. Distraction, you know?

>If people try to enter the system who don't have [the manufactured] point of view, they're likely to be excluded somewhere along the way. After all no institution is going to happily design a mechanism to self destruct. So they all work to exclude, marginalise or eliminate dissenting voices or alternative perspectives because they're disfuntional to the institution itself.

What I find interesting about this is there seems to be a split going on in America at the moment regarding 'alternate facts', race groups, etc. Who's behind this destabilisation of the status quo; could multiple parties be battling it out or is it all a ploy by those in power?

It's an interesting time to be alive.

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