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>> No. 93040 Anonymous
15th April 2021
Thursday 12:50 pm
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>Scottish election 2021: Residents offered £50,000 to stay in or move to island communities under SNP proposals

https://www.scotsman.com/news/politics/scottish-election-2021-residents-offered-ps50000-to-stay-in-or-move-to-island-communities-under-snp-proposals-3201818

>The SNP plans to freeze income tax for the duration of the next Scottish Parliament if it wins the election next month.

>Nicola Sturgeon made the pledge as she launched the party’s manifesto, saying it will help “provide stability to the economy and to household budgets during this period of recovery” from coronavirus. She also announced a “transformational” spending increase for the NHS promising to boost frontline spending by at least 20% – rising by £2.5 billion by the end of the next Holyrood term.

https://www.standard.co.uk/news/uk/snp-nicola-sturgeon-nhs-first-minister-holyrood-b929845.html

>We want to do more to support people to achieve a better balance and help businesses employ as many people as possible. As part of that, we will establish a £10 million fund to support willing companies to explore and pilot the benefits of a four day working week.

https://www.snp.org/snp-2021-manifesto-launch-nicola-sturgeons-speech/

BRB, lads. Moving to an independent Scotland that's part of the EU.
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>> No. 93916 Anonymous
7th June 2021
Monday 10:55 pm
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But then the EU would demand to check all the imports from Britain so they can pick out what they want and confiscate it.

Don't do it lads. UK or EW.
>> No. 93924 Anonymous
8th June 2021
Tuesday 1:53 am
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I could've sworn we had a cunt-off on Scotland's budget deficit already. In fact the last year you can reasonably look of deficit was 6% higher than the rest of the UK.
https://ifs.org.uk/publications/14982

It's going to be a fun old shitstorm when we look at paying off the cost of Covid. The SNP will no doubt try some brinkmanship with the UK Government but some mighty difficult choices are going to have to be made all the same.
>> No. 93927 Anonymous
8th June 2021
Tuesday 3:23 am
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>>93924
Caring about budget deficits is so David Cameron era, the post-Covid statistic to watch will be the unemployment figures, with every country competing to get them as close to 0% as possible.
I am hoping that if I say this, it might come true.
>> No. 93929 Anonymous
8th June 2021
Tuesday 7:19 am
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>>93924

We can kick the can down the road indefinitely if interest rates remain low. The big concern is if the recovery proves to be inflationary, which will create an awful monetary policy dilemma.
>> No. 93944 Anonymous
14th June 2021
Monday 1:30 pm
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Right, employment is all that matters who cares if wage growth -inflation makes everyone except the wealthy need a government stipend to subsidize their income after their teensy savings get drained dry causing median value real estate to crash.

The worst possible monetary risk for labor is a post inflation deflation. Unions are going to wake up one day in the distant future acting like they're surprised their pants were stolen.

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>> No. 23654 Anonymous
26th April 2021
Monday 9:15 pm
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What are some stupid but entertaining films from the past ~10 years or so? They seem to be making fewer of them.
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>> No. 23694 Anonymous
4th May 2021
Tuesday 7:01 pm
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Scottish Mad Max.
>> No. 23758 Anonymous
13th June 2021
Sunday 8:54 pm
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I watched Waiting (2005) this weekend. It has a lot of big seppo comedy types and is a mist see for any of you who have ever worked in hospitality.
>> No. 23760 Anonymous
14th June 2021
Monday 2:14 am
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Operation: Endgame is fucking fantastic if you're looking for a shit, but entertaining film. Without giving too much away, it's a secret underground base in which the US controls everything that goes on in the world via two teams, one which makes chaos and the other which swoops in to save the day to preserve the idea that America is on top of things. The project gets cut, hilarity ensues.

It also has a few of my all-time favourite movie murders. Highly recommend just for that.
>> No. 23761 Anonymous
14th June 2021
Monday 11:35 am
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I think Ghosts of Mars is in this category. A deliberately shit film. Ice T, Jason Statham. I don't think they realised it was meant to be shit, Ice T complained about it afterwards, I guess he didn't notice how all the sets looked like they were porn-film quality.
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14th June 2021
Monday 11:40 am
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Of course, Mr Carpenter, it was supposed to be awful, sure.

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>> No. 90725 Anonymous
6th October 2020
Tuesday 5:49 pm
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>Mr Johnson also channeled the spirit of Thatcher's 1980s revolution by pledging to save the dream of home ownership for a new generation, with the government underwriting 95 per cent mortgages for around two million first-time buyers.

>The government has yet to give details, but it seems some of the 'stress test' rules imposed on banks after the 2008 financial crisis could be relaxed to facilitate long-term fixed rate mortgages at 95 per cent of a property's value. The government could instead accept some of the risk through a guarantee scheme - although this would leave the taxpayer on the hook for potentially huge sums.

https://www.If I post a link to this website again I will be banned..co.uk/news/article-8810043/Boris-Johnson-sets-vision-post-Covid-Britain.html

Let's overheat the housing market further by softening the measures brought in as a result of the financial crisis. What could possibly go wrong?
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>> No. 93904 Anonymous
7th June 2021
Monday 2:03 am
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In terms of economics, I have absolutely observed that if the economy is doing well, that doesn't really mean anything to me because if I get 10% richer and so does everyone else, then I am not any richer at all in real terms. If a rising tide lifts all boats by the exact same amount, there's very little reason for someone who's unhappy now to look forward to that.

Margaret Thatcher said that it's not about equality, it's about equality of opportunity. If she meant the same as I mean above, that getting richer is only good if you're getting richer than everyone around you, then Margaret Thatcher was right about that. It feels weird to say, but Margaret Thatcher was right. Shame about all the stuff she was wrong about.
>> No. 93905 Anonymous
7th June 2021
Monday 2:27 am
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>>93903
If the man lives in Shenzhen then he's already richer than her and will likely continue to get richer. Albeit his quality of life will suffer from a lack of 'live, laugh, love' ornaments.

>>93904
This reminds me of the problem the extremely wealthy suffer in that they underestimate their own status because the people they hang around with are now also rich. If one is to enjoy one's success therefore you must hang around car boot sales rather than the auction houses. Or just not care, a plate of turkey dinosaurs is going to make you smile no matter your bank balance - unless like me you invested your life savings in a certain island theme park.

Anyway, I think the thing is really about hope in the future and while you can get sociopathic about it you're obviously less happy knowing that things are stagnating and you'll never get that 10%. Especially if that 10% has a genuine impact rather meaning slightly more tat from Amazon.
>> No. 93906 Anonymous
7th June 2021
Monday 2:44 am
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>>93904

>if the economy is doing well, that doesn't really mean anything to me because if I get 10% richer and so does everyone else, then I am not any richer at all in real terms

Only for zero-sum markets like houses in desirable areas. In every other respect, getting richer just means getting richer. Western economies have seen relatively little economic growth since 2008 and countries with very low productivity (like the UK) have seen severe wage stagnation, but we experienced phenomenal growth for most of the 20th century and with it saw vast improvements in our living standards.

>>93903

I'm not sure what we can do about it though. Nearly all western countries have seen slowing economic growth, in large part because of economies like China catching up with us. Tax-and-spend can reduce inequality on a domestic level, but it can't restore our historical status as an imperial power with hugely advanced technology. British people certainly don't want to work as hard as the Chinese and I don't think they're innately cleverer, so how will we improve the productivity of our labour force to make ourselves more competitive and drive economic growth?

Unless and until there's another technological change as transformative as the industrial revolution, I think we just have to get used to the idea of relatively low growth and living within our means.
>> No. 93907 Anonymous
7th June 2021
Monday 5:45 am
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>>93904

I think that just means you, like a lot of people, are kind of a narcissist honestly. That may not be exactly the right word but I can't think of a better one. I have often noticed it's true that people will just as readily and happily see other people have their situation made worse, as their own situation improved, because the outcome is the same- You are better off than them, and that's what really matters.

In the most primitive monkey brain way, people just care about being higher up the pile than other people, and will push down every bit as much as they try to raise themselves.

It's one of the parts of human nature we absolutely should try to overcome but obviously nobody is interested in doing so, it's all about being able to flash a bigger car than our neighbours to give ourselves the big social status penis. Or, as the case may be, voting to uphold policies and governments that ensure the housing market remains exclusive and difficult to enter, because it means they keep their status over the rentier class.
>> No. 93942 Anonymous
14th June 2021
Monday 10:42 am
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I've been getting at least a couple of flyers a week from estate agents asking if I want to sell my house for several months now. I bet they're really worried they'll run out of properties to sell.

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>> No. 30805 Anonymous
8th June 2021
Tuesday 11:35 am
/emo/30805 Horrible Cunt; Needs to Die
I can't do anything, I can't make anything, my brain doesn't work, no one cares and I have no idea what to do about it or anything else. I can't even sit down and watch a film more than once a month, I can't even make fucking Letterboxd account to keep track of the films I don't bother watching. I haven't checked on my universal credit since December, meaning I can't even be bothered to be NEET properly. I am a non-entity. There is nothing to me beyond basic biological needs and occasional bouts of barely contained anger.

For example, I tried getting this thing called a "citizenship card" as a form of ID a few months ago via their website, and after taking my money the site told me I needed to speak to one of the many professionals I knew about having them sign something for me. Obviously I don't know anyone like that, so I just stopped. Keep the twenty quid, who cares? I don't. But that's not normal, is it? You're supposed to be at least a bit bothered when someone takes £20 from you and you get nothing in return? Not me though, I thought about it then and I'm thinking about it again now and it's just nothing, I couldn't give a monkeys.

Go to my GP then? Get some pills that don't do anything. You can't prescribe motivation. Begin some fruitless CBT counselling? I'd just lie to them for a few weeks and then stop attending.
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>> No. 30806 Anonymous
8th June 2021
Tuesday 12:11 pm
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>>30805
What's the last thing you enjoyed doing?
>> No. 30807 Anonymous
8th June 2021
Tuesday 12:22 pm
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Have you considered telling a health care professional that you just lie to them and avoid speaking to them?

Being admitted to a psychiatric ward might be the best thing for you, or contacting Social work and telling them exactly what you just said to us, or both. I was in there for just over a Month in the short term stay ward, but they sent me to socialise with the long term stays. Pretty much all of them had issues which prevented them from functioning properly in society, there was a lass who had been raised by her grandparents in a rural hamlet and when they died she had to move South and discovered she had crippling Agoraphobia and a fear of large groups of people, especially people her own age, which is why I think they wanted me to socialise with her. She was a fantastic artist, a skill she had only begun to nurture while staying in the ward. She's been a resident there for 2 years when I met her.

Her art was really good. When I spoke to her last before I got discharged, I told her she should ask someone for help in cataloging her work as people would want to buy it. The thought had never occurred to her before, or the idea she could sustain herself using something she enjoyed.

I'm sure she isn't 100% independent, even though it's been 5 years, but the local council has a store unit in town that is set up as a gallery for local artists to show their work for free and the council sells it for them.

I've seen her work in there multiple different times since then. Even if she isn't living independently, she took that advice. She took a step towards it despite how much I'm sure it terrified her to take it, because her art had gave her something back she had lost or perhaps had never had before.

If you are struggling to cope, there are safety nets.
>> No. 30808 Anonymous
9th June 2021
Wednesday 5:02 pm
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>>30807
>Being admitted to a psychiatric ward

Given the lack of bed space in psychiatric wards the likely hood of being admitted short of total crisis is slim.

OP - if you, or anyone that cares about you can afford it go private. NHS psychiatric care is beyond shit and sorry if this sounds cynical but yes your GP will no doubt bang you on AD's without a care if they are suitable for you or not and no doubt sign you up for 'talky therapy', waiting list 6 months plus.
Seriously if you can go private
>> No. 30826 Anonymous
14th June 2021
Monday 12:51 am
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>>30806
Spending time with others, some years ago now. This was helped immensely by not feeling like a massive failure all the time.

>>30807
That's just it though, I do "cope". I just avoid situations and block out any thoughts and that's how I make it through the day, but that's become all that I do. There isn't any room for ambition or concentration when you start feeling like an overboiling pot given half-an-hour with your own thoughts. Then again? What ambition, I think on some level I'm just an idiot, a mumbler and a psycho. A passing interest in history and my overly pompous grammar just misled those around me into thinking otherwise. In fact, it might have misled me also.

>>30808
Whatever that costs, I can't afford it, sadly.
>> No. 30827 Anonymous
14th June 2021
Monday 1:25 am
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>>30826
Where do you live? Are there any museums near you that you could volunteer at? I bet there are places of some sort which would love an articulate guy who cares about history, especially if such a guy is willing to do it for free. Do you have a job at the moment?

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>> No. 12862 Anonymous
13th June 2021
Sunday 10:40 pm
/beat/12862 When I became a man I put away childish things
including the fear of childishness and the desire to be very grown up.
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13th June 2021
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13th June 2021
Sunday 10:42 pm
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13th June 2021
Sunday 10:43 pm
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>> No. 12866 Anonymous
13th June 2021
Sunday 10:53 pm
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>> No. 12867 Anonymous
14th June 2021
Monday 1:18 am
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The best Disney soundtrack is The Lion King 2. Perversely, disgracefully underrated. It's one of the great injustices of the modern age.





And the greatest Disney song ever written:


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>> No. 11742 Anonymous
3rd May 2019
Friday 6:12 pm
/beat/11742 What you feeling right now? Part V: Bach it up
Time for a new thread.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ebjXsc0UjdQ
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>> No. 12856 Anonymous
10th June 2021
Thursday 7:59 pm
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Are driving videos inherently relaxing or is it something we learn? I think they got the right vibe for this anyway with a song that feels like coming home:

>> No. 12857 Anonymous
10th June 2021
Thursday 8:28 pm
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>>12856
Seatbelt alarms sure are relaxing.


>> No. 12859 Anonymous
11th June 2021
Friday 9:55 am
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I feel the same way about cockpit-view flying videos. Could watch them all day; I managed to spend a couple of hours yesterday just watching people start up helicopters from scratch. YouTube is doing strange things to us all.
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11th June 2021
Friday 9:57 am
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>> No. 12861 Anonymous
13th June 2021
Sunday 9:45 pm
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"Boy, I sure wish I had a surf-rock cover album of the songs from the Pokémon games"


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>> No. 17227 Anonymous
6th November 2013
Wednesday 10:41 am
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I bought the worms bundle twice absent mindedly so here are the extra keys .gs

Superfrog HD https://www.humblebundle.com/gift?key=sMmGPe2yUKPMm3HC
Worms Blast https://www.humblebundle.com/gift?key=DRYGuGM38VdnxfuF
Worms Crazy Golf https://www.humblebundle.com/gift?key=eYEPWANxqsCnqkfY
Worms Ultimate Mayhem https://www.humblebundle.com/gift?key=xbqFPzD2SDRXmNSz
Worms Armageddon https://www.humblebundle.com/gift?key=U7TeH7v3r64aWT74
Worms Pinball https://www.humblebundle.com/gift?key=B73d2Xh85TTbdGyE

One each, that means you bikethief and stickyfingerslad.

https://www.humblebundle.com/ is Batman GOTY editions and FEAR.
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>> No. 24949 Anonymous
5th June 2021
Saturday 10:15 pm
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Frostpunk is this weeks Epic Freebie.
>> No. 24953 Anonymous
12th June 2021
Saturday 6:41 pm
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Some game called Control is free on Epic, which is weird because I'm sure it only just came out?
>> No. 24954 Anonymous
12th June 2021
Saturday 7:08 pm
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>>24953

It came out in 2019.
>> No. 24955 Anonymous
13th June 2021
Sunday 8:40 pm
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Surviving Mars: Deluxe Edition is free on Humble Bundle for the next 21 hours or so.

https://www.humblebundle.com/store/surviving-mars-deluxe-edition-free-game
>> No. 24956 Anonymous
13th June 2021
Sunday 8:54 pm
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I, for one, look forward to being shackled in another Paradox dlc nightmare with their free giveaway of the slightly expanded base game.

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>> No. 86042 Anonymous
1st June 2019
Saturday 2:36 pm
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This woman is going to be the next Chancellor of Germany and it's going to be fucking awesome.
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>> No. 93242 Anonymous
26th April 2021
Monday 3:24 pm
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Isn't there a massive problem in the States where low-rise apartment buildings are made out of wooden frames with cladding, that burn down constantly, only to be rebuilt more or less exactly the same?

We had one big fire in a block of flats and it became a national tragedy, but it happens constantly in the States and it's more or less jut a fact of life.
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26th April 2021
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>>93241 insects can be bastards - at least we don't have termites here, but this was holding up my barn. Looked like a perfectly sound sleeper, but had been completely hollowed out by ants in a mere sixty years. If climate change means the UK gets termites, I'd worry about wooden buildings given our lack of building inspections.
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26th April 2021
Monday 7:48 pm
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>>93242

Wooden houses in the States are very often built to absolutely awful standards. Americans really don't value longevity as much as we do, and it's much more common that houses get torn down again just 40 or 50 years after they were built to make room for new developments. So there's often no point using materials that will last beyond that, especially if you're a land developer who is knocking up entire streets worth of new units for-profit.

The upside is that, at least until the recent new spike in house prices, you could buy full-size, four-bedroom suburban family homes made out of low-end timber and plasterboard for $200K. But again, you couldn't expect quality for that price.
>> No. 93259 Anonymous
27th April 2021
Tuesday 12:00 pm
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Run-down of candidates for Chancellor in September.

Mr. Laschet could face a similar fate as Gordon Brown. They definitely missed an opportunity by not letting him take over during Merkel's final term.

On the other hand, Green Party candidates in Germany seem to have a history of being the political equivalent to vaporware when Germans then actually go and cast their vote. I guess it's that whole thing about a lot of people agreeing that a lot needs to be done to save the environment, but they then can't bring themselves to vote Green because they don't like the idea of higher taxes and petrol prices that directly affect them. Apathetic bloody planet. I've no sympathy at all.

Could end up being a very interesting election though. I was in Germany visiting a friend once while there was some state election going on that weekend, and it was a complete cliffhanger till after midnight, and ended up producing a lowest-common-denominator coalition between very unlikely partners. If you think the 2010 hung parliament in Britain was a cliffhanger, then the knife edge of German elections can be ten times thinner. It's not unheard of that three parties from diametrically opposing ends of the spectrum have to go together and still only have a razor-thin majority.
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13th June 2021
Sunday 5:57 pm
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>https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/jun/13/germany-greens-back-annalena-baerbock-chancellorship-despite-dip-in-polls

>The latest poll showed the Greens have dropped 6 points in the polls to 20% and the CDU has risen 5 points to 28%, prompting speculation over whether the Greens will manage to regain their momentum.

>The poll results have also led to calls for Baerbock’s co-leader, Robert Habeck, to take the candidacy from her, although the idea was rejected at the weekend. Their joint leadership was also reconfirmed in a vote on Saturday.

It's not in the bag for them yet.

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13th June 2021
Sunday 5:20 pm
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(A good day to you Sir!)

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>> No. 33975 Anonymous
10th June 2021
Thursday 9:55 pm
/news/33975 South African woman gives birth to 10 babies
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-africa-57400074

>A South African woman has reportedly given birth to 10 babies in what would be a new world record.

>Gosiame Thamara Sithole's husband says they were astonished by decuplets after scans only showed eight in the womb.
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>> No. 34081 Anonymous
12th June 2021
Saturday 11:22 pm
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>canal

Well now we've got our thinking caps on. Aren't most of the pusher's victims men?
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13th June 2021
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13th June 2021
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It's not difficult to buy a pantsuit from Primark for the express purpose of looking trustworthy to people like yourself.
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13th June 2021
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Would.
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13th June 2021
Sunday 11:06 am
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A polished turd is still a turd.

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>> No. 444477 Anonymous
12th June 2021
Saturday 2:13 am
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Why do they typically make prune juice instead of plum juice, but nobody makes raisin juice instead of grape juice?
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12th June 2021
Saturday 8:43 am
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Nice juicy pair of plums you've got there lad.
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12th June 2021
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Love a plum me. Gods own fruit.
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12th June 2021
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They've been a bit shit this year, at least supermarket ones. Either bitter even when soft and overripe, or never ripening and flavourless.
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13th June 2021
Sunday 8:54 am
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>>444482 did you see a country of origin? Supply chains are all over the place, you might be getting super early forced britplums, sewage encrusted ones from Morocco, or something that's been in a ripener's cold store for two years and really needed shifting. Not long to this year's glorious crop of Brit. plums though. Assuming we actually have orchards and pickers.

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>> No. 26516 Anonymous
27th July 2020
Monday 9:48 am
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...It is important to state that it is not communities that commit crimes but individuals. Those convicted are squarely Henry Long, Albert Bowers and Jessie Cole, not thousands of innocent people who share their heritage. Tarring all Travellers with the brush of these men’s callousness is as unfair as tarring all Catholics for paedophile priests or all eskimos for daft militant wog attacks.

Yet to completely ignore the cultural context of this crime is wrong. Henry Long, the ringleader, was removed from school at the age of 12; he followed his father and grandfather into the thieving “trade”. Albert Bowers left school at 11 and before the trial had already picked up three youth convictions. These young men could not read or write. For years they had not known school or structure. Their education was in petty crime.

Such problems do not solely beset Travellers but they are far more prevalent among Traveller communities. If we want to be a country where all are treated the same, where all live by the same rules and where the state does its best to furnish each with a decent chance in life, we have to end the squeamishness that prevents open talk about Travellers. This squeamishness is down to two fears. First, the fear of retribution. After the verdict on PC Harper’s death it emerged that the judge, Mr Justice Edis, brought the first trial to a temporary halt over an alleged potential plot to intimidate jurors. Extra security measures were brought in. Jurors were referred to by number not name. One juror was dismissed for acting oddly in court, mouthing pleasantries at the defendants. Whether she was motivated by misplaced friendliness or fear of someone up in that public gallery we do not know, but most will not be shocked by revelations of intimidation.

The fear of the bullet, the knife, the burnt-out car; this helps the lawless elements of Traveller culture maintain a certain power, and gives the law-abiding majority of Travellers a terrible name.

The second fear is that of being labelled racist. Since the Equality Act 2010 recognised Gypsy, Roma and Travellers as ethnic minorities, race has been used to shield this culture from due scrutiny. Sensible questions about why those within these groups are more likely to be in prison, more likely to be illiterate or more likely to suffer domestic violence prompt cries of racism. In April a Channel 4 Dispatches programme titled The Truth About Traveller Crime was dubbed “dehumanising” by activists and investigated by Ofcom. Desperate not to offend, the authorities turn a culturally sensitive blind eye.

The fears hush most into silence, and the silence means the stand-off between Travellers and the rest of society continues uneasily. Many feel disquieted to see the mobile homes rolling on to a local beauty spot, a portent too often of littering, mess, anti-social behaviour. Meanwhile those in Traveller communities are hardly “living their best lives”. Travellers die about ten years earlier than the rest of us. They have higher rates of chronic illness. Their suicide rates are six times higher.

You might argue that they choose to live like this, but the babies born into that life don’t. Many are destined to repeat the same pattern: leave school in your early teens, drift into a life of odd jobs and petty crime, never move beyond the circles you were raised in. As long as the culturally sensitive force-field exists around Travellers, these children are abandoned to a fate that should not be tolerated in 21st-century Britain.

It is a scandal that some Gypsy and Traveller children are taken out of school at primary age; that some start work as young as ten; that about 65 per cent of Traveller children are persistently absent from school; that they have the lowest attainment of all ethnic groups throughout their school years and are far more likely to be excluded. Are we to be surprised when they choose crime?
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>> No. 34070 Anonymous
12th June 2021
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I've just seen your post. If nothing I see is the truth, your statement is false, so what now? At least one thing I see if the truth? Everything I see is the truth? Nothing I see is the ..untruth?
>> No. 34071 Anonymous
12th June 2021
Saturday 7:31 pm
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>>34070

The principle of excluded middle is a fundamental misconstruction, A is not A.
>> No. 34072 Anonymous
12th June 2021
Saturday 7:37 pm
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>>34071
Eh?
>> No. 34073 Anonymous
12th June 2021
Saturday 7:45 pm
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>>34072

Ā.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Law_of_excluded_middle
A thing needn't be [either true or false], it could be something in-between (or outside/beyond).
>> No. 34083 Anonymous
13th June 2021
Sunday 1:47 am
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>A thing needn't be [either true or false], it could be something in-between (or outside/beyond).

U WOT M8

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>> No. 62754 Ambulancelad
20th March 2019
Wednesday 10:47 pm
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>A neo-Nazi terror suspect entered a "Miss Hitler" beauty contest in a bid to attract new members to a far-right extremist group, a court has heard. Alice Cutter is alleged to have won the competition organised by National Action after taking on the nickname Buchenwald Princess in reference to the Nazi death camp.

https://www.halifaxcourier.co.uk/news/crime/halifax-neo-nazi-terror-suspect-won-miss-hitler-beauty-contest-court-told-1-9662061

To be fair, I'd have voted for her. I'd preserve the future of the white race with her, IYKWIM.
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>> No. 69064 Moralfag
12th June 2021
Saturday 10:10 pm
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>aimed to "stir up a race war", through a Twitter account
Dumbest thing I've ever read.
>> No. 69065 R4GE
12th June 2021
Saturday 10:24 pm
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I dunno, Trump nearly managed it.
>> No. 69066 Are Moaty
12th June 2021
Saturday 10:51 pm
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>>69065

U WOT M7

>> No. 69068 R4GE
12th June 2021
Saturday 11:19 pm
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>DYMOCK WAS ALSO FOUND GUILTY OF STIRRING UP RACIAL HATRED AND HATRED BASED ON SEXUAL ORIENTATION

Can we just ban twitter then?
>> No. 69072 Ambulancelad
13th June 2021
Sunday 1:42 am
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>CAN WE JUST BAN TWITTER THEN?

It's an internet thing run by a man called Jack, he's very left wing and uses his platform to manipulate speech alongside people that run the big computers. His aim like most communist billionaires is to make people stupid then obey. Just give twitter to Elon Musk.

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>> No. 69069 YubYub
13th June 2021
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>> No. 69071 Samefag
13th June 2021
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Begone, frag it



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>> No. 62741 R4GE
19th March 2019
Tuesday 3:21 pm
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Vorderman from the front.
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>> No. 69054 Ambulancelad
10th June 2021
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Wouldn't you put the metal shoes under the spokes, though, rather than between them? Surely that's where the wheels are most likely to get damaged.
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I don't think they were ever practical.
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Very disturbing legs Vorderman.
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>> No. 69070 Ambulancelad
13th June 2021
Sunday 1:23 am
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sit on my face voderman

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>> No. 444487 Anonymous
12th June 2021
Saturday 6:17 pm
/b/444487 What's a good hobby?
Are there any good hobbies you can suggest I take up for the weekends. Something that gets me out the house and meeting interesting women people. I don't mean board games at the pub, I mean proper hobbies that I can get into.

We've had this discussion before but it was 2014 and our lives have changed a lot since then... For some more than others...
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>> No. 444500 Anonymous
12th June 2021
Saturday 9:46 pm
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Learn an instrument. Learn the drums and you'll have no shortage of bands desperate to have you aboard.
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12th June 2021
Saturday 9:47 pm
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>>444498
Bourbons used to be so different...
>> No. 444504 Anonymous
12th June 2021
Saturday 11:20 pm
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VUFm2rWn41g

Bring Back Bashing
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12th June 2021
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Get yourself into a pole fitness night, you'll be swarming in flexible fanny.

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>> No. 23560 Anonymous
16th November 2016
Wednesday 6:49 pm
/emo/23560 Minor angst and existential dread, Mk. I
We tend to have a lot of repeated threads here, but I also get the feeling people don't tend to post in /emo/ unless it's a big issue.

With this in mind I suggest that we have a thread for stuff that's got you down a bit and you need to get off your chest, without it being major enough to make an entire thread devoted to it. We can also use it as a go-to for minor relationship advice, work problems, social drama, and things like that.

Everyone gets down from time to time, let's put some Sisters of Mercy on and wallow together for a while.
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>> No. 30821 Anonymous
11th June 2021
Friday 8:21 pm
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Have you mentioned this to her?
>> No. 30822 Anonymous
11th June 2021
Friday 8:45 pm
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>>30820

I actually left one of my girlfriends partially because she'd been on a diet and lost her arse. She was obviously chuffed with herself for losing so much weight and she didn't take it very well that I wanted her to put at least a little bit back on so I didn't feel like I was shagging a ten year old boy.

You've seen that episode of Malcolm in the Middle right?
>> No. 30823 Anonymous
11th June 2021
Friday 8:49 pm
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Heisenberg is way ahead of you.


>> No. 30824 Anonymous
12th June 2021
Saturday 3:33 pm
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>>30820

Revenge lad here. I've never been prouder of PsyOps on this website than I am right now.
>> No. 30825 Anonymous
12th June 2021
Saturday 4:48 pm
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Dammit, I'm mildly depressed and suffering a complete lack of motivation.
I look out of the window to see fantastic summer weather and think of half a dozen things to do but cant find any energy to get off the sofa

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>> No. 5883 Anonymous
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Wednesday 5:52 pm
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Why do a lot of people seem to rave about Nando's?

My friends think I'm a freak because I very rarely eat Subway or Nando's; as far I can tell it's just, not especially good quality, grilled chicken that has been marinated in peri-peri sauce. Am I missing something here?
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>> No. 14391 Anonymous
23rd May 2021
Sunday 12:52 am
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> Also, MSG is magic and you should buy a big bag of it right now.

MSG is great for sprucing up a dish, but it's one of those ingredients where getting the amount correct is much better than overdoing it. A 250g bag should last you a couple of weeks at least. I find that if a dish calls for salt, using half the amount of salt and about a quarter the amount in MSG works quite reliably. There isn't really a savoury dish that doesn't benefit from a pinch of MSG, even if the ingredients are already rich in it.
>> No. 14461 Anonymous
10th June 2021
Thursday 5:54 pm
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>If you ever saw the episode of Who's the Boss on the BBC about Brewdog a few years back you'd have seen how the owners are a pair of monumental bellends.

Former BrewDog employees have accused the craft beer company and its co-founder James Watts of fostering a “culture of fear” where workers were regularly bullied, insulted and “treated like objects” by senior staff.

The open letter, signed by 61 former workers, also alleges that senior staff at the fast-growing Scottish brewer pushed workers to cut corners by ignoring health and safety guidelines or on occasion bypassing customs checks when shipping beer overseas.

“Growth, at all costs, has always been perceived as the number one focus for the company,” the letter alleges. “Being treated like a human being was sadly not always a given for those working at BrewDog.”


https://www.theguardian.com/business/2021/jun/10/brewdog-staff-craft-beer-firm-letter

There's a turn-up for the books.
>> No. 14462 Anonymous
10th June 2021
Thursday 10:42 pm
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Not surprising at all, their entire "we're cool punks who are your mates" marketing has always been very obviously bullshit, even before I knew the founders were posho cunts. And a quick look on their wikipedia page, the 'controversies' section is pretty fucking lengthy.
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10th June 2021
Thursday 11:18 pm
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I'm sure they're no worse than most other companies.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/BrewDog

>the Portman Group ruled that the labelling for Pink IPA breached Portman's Code of Conduct, upholding complaints from members of the public that the phrase "Beer for Girls", used on the packaging, was likely to appeal to under-18s.[45]
See? It's a storm in a teac-
>In a statement responding to the ruling, BrewDog dismissed the Portman Group's findings, saying "We’re as bothered about this Portman Group ruling as we are any other – that is, not at all."[46]
God, what utter wankers.
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12th June 2021
Saturday 4:45 pm
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If Brewdog were punks wouldn't they be making battery acid high strength cider?

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>> No. 444380 Anonymous
10th June 2021
Thursday 12:43 pm
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Are we classist and ableist?
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>> No. 444470 Anonymous
11th June 2021
Friday 8:56 pm
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>It is classist, since command of language and literacy has always been used as a tool of class rule.

I would say it has been more a tool of class distinction. Whether you like it or not, proper spelling or lack thereof almost unmistakably signifies you as a member of a particular social class. It is rare that somebody from the upper middle class or upper class makes the same kind of spelling mistakes and with similar frequency as somebody who grew up on the rough side of North London.


> And it is ableist, since some people can't maintain as high a standard of literacy as others thanks to some condition

While I don't think your wrong, I believe that seven times out of ten, people are just plain lazy and/or never tried hard to master proper spelling. Expecting somebody who is capable to make an effort isn't necessarily the same as mocking somebody for their innate inability.
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11th June 2021
Friday 9:16 pm
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>your

Tut tut.
>> No. 444472 Anonymous
11th June 2021
Friday 9:21 pm
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>>444471

Well done, you. You've found a spelling mistake.

Now go outside and play with it.
>> No. 444476 Anonymous
12th June 2021
Saturday 12:29 am
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Maybe you'd find your sense of humour if you joined them.

>>444470
>Whether you like it or not, proper spelling or lack thereof almost unmistakably signifies you as a member of a particular social class

'Whether you like it or not' is not an argument. Do you have proof, or even indication, beyond your opinion?
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12th June 2021
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> Do you have proof, or even indication, beyond your opinion?

You haven't spent much time on .gs, have you.

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>> No. 68192 YubYub
8th March 2021
Monday 9:45 am
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My money is on Princess Michael of Kent.
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>> No. 69057 Auntiefucker
11th June 2021
Friday 10:41 am
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Is it though, or is it a deepfake of a dog?
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11th June 2021
Friday 12:04 pm
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The depth-of-field looks convincingly real.
>> No. 69059 Samefag
11th June 2021
Friday 12:49 pm
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She's not wrong though, BLM as long as it's outside the palace. Harry wearing a nazi outfit would presumably mark him as a hypocrite. Not sure what Meghan's done other than be generally annoying.

It just seems a bit weird. Imagine if a 18 year old Royal got pictured in that dashing regalia today, they'd be absolutely eviscerated. While I do remember the press having a field day with that, it was more of a 'We all know it's not that serious but it looks bad so let's ham it up', whereas now it'd be taken as an admission that one has a Zyklon-B button in the shower. So I'd say she's justified in her assessment.
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11th June 2021
Friday 12:55 pm
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I saw it on Twitter. I think the post said the dog was on benzos after an operation. I am not qualified to prove its veracity one way or another.
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12th June 2021
Saturday 1:15 am
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What a magnificent beast! I say, have you knotted it yet?

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