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>> No. 64709 Moralfag
15th January 2020
Wednesday 8:17 pm
/iq/64709 do people with stumps fuck with them?
If you had a stump instead of a hand or forearm would you use it for sex?
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>> No. 64712 Billbob
15th January 2020
Wednesday 9:20 pm
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Back in the 90s there used to be a site called stump-something that was literally just this bloke who'd had his hand amputated basically forarm-fucking a bunch of birds. It was a proper professional (for the time) paid for site with regular releases of seemingly normal porn lasses getting their insides rearranged. I was crushed, when years later as an adult I found that it had disappeared from the internet entirely and I would never get to see the content.
>> No. 64713 Ambulancelad
15th January 2020
Wednesday 9:51 pm
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>>64711
Before I knew about the existence of vaginas I thought that babies came out of womens' arses.
>> No. 64714 R4GE
15th January 2020
Wednesday 9:58 pm
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Need I say it's not safe for work?

https://str8upgayporn.com/amputated-leg-gay-porn-maverick-men/
>> No. 64715 Auntiefucker
15th January 2020
Wednesday 10:21 pm
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>>64713
Indeed, I also thought girls peed out of their bums.
>> No. 64716 YubYub
16th January 2020
Thursday 1:38 pm
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>>64715

funny really, when as an adult, you learn girl's bums are actually for peeing in.

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>> No. 4441 Anonymous
15th January 2020
Wednesday 10:44 pm
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How does one go about getting a good deal on car or motorbike insurance? I've always heard it was a good idea to call them up and try to play them off against each other, but when I tried that last year (must've called up 10 different insurers) none of them could give me a quote that even came close to the cheapest quote I got online.

I'm thinking of getting a new bike soon and should have a one years' no claims bonus when my current insurance runs out, but I actually get a cheaper quote if I pretend I don't have a NCB: £230 vs £300 a year. What's up with that? What kind of wonky logic are these insurance algorithms operating with?
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>> No. 4442 Anonymous
16th January 2020
Thursday 11:43 am
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Use online comparison shopping, be "creative" about your job title, see if adding an older relative as a named driver brings down your quote. Once you've found a cheap quote, take down the quote number, give the insurer a ring and have a go at haggling. If there's anything interesting about your car and/or bike (classic, modified etc) give Adrian Flux a ring.

https://www.moneysavingexpert.com/car-insurance/

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>> No. 20852 Anonymous
6th January 2020
Monday 5:13 pm
/news/20852 Manchester rapes: How Reynhard Sinaga found his victims
https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-50688975


>Sinaga, originally from Indonesia, was a perpetual student. He already had four degrees and was studying for a doctorate. By night he was a serial sex offender.

>He has been found guilty of drugging, raping and sexually assaulting 48 men, but police believe they are among at least 190 victims.

>They are able to be so precise about these numbers because Sinaga filmed his attacks and collected what detectives call "trophies" - items or information stolen from his victims.
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>> No. 20956 Anonymous
15th January 2020
Wednesday 12:30 pm
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Possibly, but I think that we are unlikely to know because of course few of the suspected victims have come forward, and of those who have none would admit to the police that they nearly put him in the hospital after the rape had already taken place or they might be in trouble themselves.
>> No. 20957 Anonymous
15th January 2020
Wednesday 3:54 pm
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>>20954

GHB/GBL is a) incredibly potent and b) ubiquitous on the gay scene. Anyone who has spent time on the gay scene will be familiar with the sight of someone completely spark out because they've accidentally overdosed on G, so it's obvious where Sinaga got the idea. Someone with no tolerance would be rendered completely helpless by just a few millilitres.

https://www.pinknews.co.uk/2019/09/06/chemsex-ghb-dispatches-buzzfeed-news-patrick-strudwick-terrence-higgins-trust/
>> No. 20958 Anonymous
15th January 2020
Wednesday 5:18 pm
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>>20957

To give you some kind of idea of how whack the dose-response curve is with GBL especially, when I used to dabble with it my "golden dose" was exactly 1.7ml. At 1.6 I didn't get exactly the kind of giddy rushes I wanted and at 1.8 I'd go over the edge and conk out. One time I recklessly double-dosed and by the time I came back around people were about to call an ambulance.
>> No. 20959 Anonymous
15th January 2020
Wednesday 5:38 pm
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>>20957
I think you mean obligatory.
>> No. 20963 Anonymous
15th January 2020
Wednesday 10:02 pm
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>> No. 428949 Anonymous
19th July 2019
Friday 5:19 pm
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New weekend thread: Highland Toffee edition.

How goes it, lads? What are you up to this weekend?
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>> No. 433759 Anonymous
13th January 2020
Monday 8:02 am
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>>433758 Just thought I'd post what TI think you need for a thermostat. There are a couple of opamps in there for you, though.

Then I started wondering if there was actually less silicon used in an ATTiny than an opamp.
https://zeptobars.com/en/read/atmel-attiny13a
reckons 1.6x1.6mm for an ATTiny, which does feel big, since you get a decent ARM into 1.9 x 2.00mm (KL02, they're great). No wonder they don't come in SOT23 like some of the PICs.
Single opamps seem to come in at about quarter of the area (for a modern low voltage one)
https://zeptobars.com/en/ - who doesn't love a die shot.
>> No. 433760 Anonymous
13th January 2020
Monday 11:10 am
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>>433759

That seems a bit like overkill.

I've seen Arduino greenhouse projects that also control light and moisture and even log all their data on a local area web server. Some have even thrown in a webcam and the ability to water your plants remotely via the Internet.

But in the end, it's all just a "because you can" kind of thing. Unless you grow cannabis in a basement, your plants will get more than enough light on your window sill, and unless you're out of the country for two weeks, which isn't the best time to propagate your plants in the first place, surely you will be able to check soil moisture with your thumb every other day.

That said, I like my circuits tidy, unlike many Arduino projects consisting of a Uno board with a breadboard and jumper wires. That always looks a bit amateurish. So I solder the components onto a piece of perfboard just big enough for the intended purpose, and neatly put it in a box.
>> No. 433761 Anonymous
13th January 2020
Monday 11:19 am
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>>433759

>reckons 1.6x1.6mm for an ATTiny, which does feel big, since you get a decent ARM into 1.9 x 2.00mm

Process node innit - 500nm is absolutely huge by modern standards, but it's also extremely cheap. The ATtiny series is over 20 years old, but it's still selling well with very healthy profit margins because of the massive ecosystem around AVR. There are better, faster and cheaper micros, but none are as well-documented or as easy to prototype with.

Unless you're going for some sort of flip-chip packaging, there's not a lot of point in using modern process nodes on very small chips because most of the die area is used up by wire bonding anyway. It's why you see a lot of modern parts that are only available in QFN or WLCSP - the copper pillars on the die aren't physically large enough to wire-bond, so there's no practical way of attaching them to a conventional leadframe for a larger package.
>> No. 433765 Anonymous
13th January 2020
Monday 2:10 pm
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>>433761

> The ATtiny series is over 20 years old, but it's still selling well with very healthy profit margins because of the massive ecosystem around AVR. There are better, faster and cheaper micros, but none are as well-documented or as easy to prototype with.


As you said, with the Arduino maker scene in particular, these chips are still profitable to produce because pretty much anyone with no previous concept of computer programming can use them to make an LED blink. And for simple purposes like controlling the temperatue inside a propagator, they're still the best bang for your buck.

Within the maker scene, for more ambitious projects, the standard is now more or less the ESP32, because it can do infinitely more than standard 8-bit RISC controllers. You can do anything with it from streaming MP3 music via bluetooth to designing interactive touchscreen menus or running a basic intranet web server, at least when you buy them as part of a developer's board like the ESP32-WROOM. Documentation so far isn't as good as the Attiny/Atmegas, it's still a growing ecosystem with fewer libraries than the latter, but it's still a powerful piece of kit.

I've been tinkering with a WROOM to stream music from my smartphone to my home stereo amplifier, but it's proved too difficult because so far there are no easy to understand A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile) libraries that can get the job done the way I want.
>> No. 433774 Anonymous
15th January 2020
Wednesday 12:09 am
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I've written up the Arduino code for my propagator heater in one sitting tonight. And I really mean, I almost literally didn't get up from my chair except for a tea break or a sandwich.

I decided to test my circuit on a breadboard after all, which was a good thing, because the Attiny85 kept resetting after a few seconds of powering the heating pad, and it turned out I had forgotten a resistor between the mosfet's gate and the Attiny's pertaining control pin. Which caused too much current draw and made the chip run unstable.

But now I've completed the code and the circuit layout, so the next step, hopefully tomorrow night, will be soldering the parts onto the perfboard.

The Attiny45 proved to have too little memory for this job, so I switched to an Attiny85.

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>> No. 25338 Anonymous
2nd June 2017
Friday 10:09 pm
/101/25338 Terrible product/marketing photos
Nothing can so easily send me into apoplectic rage and simultaneous fits of laughter as non-nonsensical photographs in advertising and marketing. I couldn't decide where this thread belongs best as it's both irritating and entertaining at the same time.

Lidl has some brilliant examples, for instance this picture of a woman who is clearly off her tits on some research chems and is seeing hallucinations of vegetables flying around her head.
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>> No. 29276 Anonymous
22nd December 2019
Sunday 7:48 pm
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>>29274

Don;t judge my nan, she's been lonely since granddad died.
>> No. 29318 Anonymous
29th December 2019
Sunday 7:55 pm
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>>29276

I remember reading that someone makes a dildo that has the ashes of the dead husband inside.
>> No. 29428 Anonymous
14th January 2020
Tuesday 9:29 pm
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Not marketing but isn't this a bit of an unfortunate photo?

>And here's what I'm going to be killed by.
>> No. 29429 Anonymous
14th January 2020
Tuesday 10:05 pm
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>>29274

That is rather off.

If your Nan is anything like mine, then just get her some nice flowers. She has everything she needs, although she does occasionally like trying new things. Last Christmas I got her some Huel, of all things, and she loved it. Flowers are a safe option, though.
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14th January 2020
Tuesday 10:59 pm
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What do buses look like where you're from, fella?

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>> No. 4431 Anonymous
13th January 2020
Monday 2:32 am
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Alreet bike.gs

It's been a long time coming, but I think I'm finally going to get my CBT done and start riding. I know there's a couple of bikers here, any sage advice is much appreciated.

The plan is to buy a very, very cheap bike and commute on it all summer, while also doing training for the direct access category A tests. I am in no rush to jump on a superbike or even anything mid range for a good long while, I want to avoid the mistakes I made as a youth in cars, and learn how to actually fucking drive the things before I start reaching for the big boys. Besides, the whole point of the exercise to start with will be to save money and time on my commute, as driving a modified supercharged car in town and city traffic is neither economical nor quick.

I've a lot of cycling experience, which I'm hoping will translate to a bit of riding skill. I'm certainly aware of how to ride in traffic, and from MTB especially know the importance of weight transfer, countersteering, that sort of thing. I understand it's not a direct translation, but I'm hoping it'll help rather than hinder - right?

Mechanically, I'd call myself an advanced amateur, have been tinkering with cars for a while, and the prospect of being able to entirely take apart an old 125 bike in a shed with a few spanners is almost as exciting as riding the thing.

As such, my mate has steered me towards a Honda CG 125 or a Yamaha YBR125, the latter looking very much like a clone of the discontinued CG. A very old CG would be the dream, but it'll really just come down to whatever I can get for the least amount of money, as I plan to fix it up myself anyway, and possibly even mod it - I'm really quite in love with the brat/cafe racer look, and the CG is clearly a very popular platform for it. But I'm getting ahead of myself there.

Sorry, I'm rambling a bit, I'm just a bit excited about trying something new after being a Car Guy for so long, and looking at old bikes is just as fun as looking at old cars. Anyway - any advice? Have I missed anything? Would you recommend a bike other than the two I've mentioned? What should I expect from the CBT and more importantly, the proper test?
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>> No. 4434 Anonymous
13th January 2020
Monday 6:40 am
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>I understand it's not a direct translation, but I'm hoping it'll help rather than hinder - right?

If you've done a lot of road cycling, you'll probably have a habit of riding well over to the left rather than taking the whole lane. Your CBT instructor will probably pick you up on it, but it's something to be aware of.

>Would you recommend a bike other than the two I've mentioned?

Any CG 125 derivative should be basically bulletproof. They're designed to be ridden into the ground in the worst third-world conditions. I'd advise you against a dirt bike because of the knobbly tyres and the tall seat, but a Suzuki GN/GZ 125 or a Kymco would also be a fine choice. Lexmoto make some startlingly cheap but slightly tinny CG 125 derivatives, but the parts are so cheap that it's no disaster if something goes wrong.

>Have I missed anything?

Get yourself a helmet with a five star SHARP rating. Lazer, Nitro and Caberg all offer top-rated lids for under £100.

https://sharp.dft.gov.uk/

>What should I expect from the CBT and more importantly, the proper test?
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>> No. 4435 Anonymous
13th January 2020
Monday 10:18 pm
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> I am in no rush to jump on a superbike or even anything mid range for a good long while,

If that's the case then you may want to get your A1 first, particularly if you're going to commute/practice on a 125 a lot. That'll take the pressure off to "upgrade" before your CBT expires and lets you take the test on the same bike you intend to practice on.

If you're certain you want to go straight for an A license then block-book a few lessons in the days before your test (any school worth its salt will strongly recommend at least one) to get the hang of the 600cc bike you'll be using. This is particularly true if you spend a lot of time on your 125. Unless you expect to be cool as a cucumber during the test it's really quite easy to fall back on muscle memory and make small mistakes, which add to nervousness which leads to more mistakes That was my experience at least when trying much the same approach you describe.
>> No. 4437 Anonymous
14th January 2020
Tuesday 12:58 am
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>If you're certain you want to go straight for an A license

I'm not really certain, I just assumed it just made sense to go straight for A since I'm old enough to do so. I don't just plan on jumping into my tests with just my own 125 experience, I will book a proper block of lessons, the most popular/recommended school around here does a 20 hour DAS course, I will be going for that so I can get proper experience and tuition on a 600. Unless that's what you did and still recommend doing the smaller test first.
>> No. 4438 Anonymous
14th January 2020
Tuesday 1:51 am
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You don't really need to "earn your stripes" on a 125 to prepare yourself for a DAS course. You can just do the DAS straight away and then get yourself a bike that's almost as light as a 125 but with a bit more oomph, maybe something in the 250-400cc range. Once you get used to the extra weight of a bigger bike, they're actually easier to ride and more confidence-inspiring than a 125.

The Mod 2 should be fairly easy if you already have road sense from driving a car combined with the DAS instruction, and most schools book in practice slots at Mod 1 test pads, so passing is mostly just a matter of good instruction, practicing the manoeuvres, and managing nerves.
>> No. 4439 Anonymous
14th January 2020
Tuesday 10:11 pm
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>>4433

>>4432 here

Yeah, little light bikes can be great fun. I used to live in rural Wales, and they are a delight to chuck around windy, scenic, country roads. I do miss riding bikes, especially on a warm, sunny day in quiet parts of the country.

The YBR was great. I may have been lucky and got a good one, but the only problem I had, is that the speedo cable went, which I was able to fix myself and I'm pretty hopeless with mechanicing. Must have had it for a year or two. Not so good on the bigger roads though, as it's top speed isn't great. If I was to get another bike in the UK, i'd get a 250 these days. I'd want a bit of extra oomph.

My last riding experience was in SE Asia where everyone rides about 125 max, hence traffic is slower and riding there has a different feel to UK. This will have an impact on my personal opinions of motorbikes.

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>> No. 4970 Anonymous
9th January 2020
Thursday 5:43 pm
/fat/4970 Anti-depressants
Started to get that fogginess in my brain after 9 months on SSRIs and it's really fucking with my output at work. Doctor suggested reviewing for a shift over to SNRIs but will it actually help? From what I can tell, they all provide some degree of brain buggery and as this condition has left me on the brink of failing university, I'd rather not hang in hope.

From what I've been reading from independent studies, I may well be better off finding a ket dealer.
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>> No. 4975 Anonymous
10th January 2020
Friday 1:53 am
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>>4972

Oxford NHS Trust offer a ketamine treatment service, but it's privately funded and it isn't cheap.

https://www.oxfordhealth.nhs.uk/ketamine-service/

Before you go taking a load of black-market wobble powder, experiment with your medication options. You might see a significant improvement if you just reduce your dose by 25% or so, because side effects have a non-linear relationship with dose. Conversely, your brain fog might be a symptom of depression rather than a side effect and you could benefit from increasing your dose or switching to a different drug. You could try reboxetine, an NRI which is effective in the treatment of both major depressive disorder and ADHD, or a drug with dopaminergic action like buproprion or buspirone.
>> No. 4976 Anonymous
12th January 2020
Sunday 2:45 am
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I've been trying out skipping on my meds for the past five days or so (prior to making this thread) and I definitely feel more mental clarity. I take them later in the day because of the higher sustained dosage I'm on so I'd rather not risk withdrawal effects but the results of my little experiment have certainly got me thinking.
>> No. 4982 Anonymous
14th January 2020
Tuesday 4:32 am
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>>4976
Can I ask which SSRI you're currently taking?
>> No. 4985 Anonymous
14th January 2020
Tuesday 4:48 pm
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Citalopram, 40mg.

Update:
Still going cold turkey on it. Mood swing yesterday evening over something trivial followed by a bit of an existential meltdown and an early night. Could've easily got quite nasty the missus managed to calm me down.

Doctor's appt scheduled for Monday afternoon and a preliminary session with a counselor set for Wednesday.
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14th January 2020
Tuesday 8:12 pm
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>>4985

I can't recommend going cold turkey, for reasons you (and your missus) are becoming aware. You'll feel pretty fucking grim for several weeks, because your serotonin system is going absolutely haywire. If you can't bear to go back on the full 40mg, I'd suggest at least splitting them to 20mg until you can see a doctor and sort out a tapering-off regimen.

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>> No. 3936 Anonymous
27th October 2016
Thursday 1:45 pm
/fat/3936 Fat bastard weight loss thread
Get in here fatlads.

I've made an effort to properly lose weight but have stalled in the last 2 months - and it's starting to creep up. I used to lift weights 3x/week and control the diet, but I can't lift for a while until some medical stuff gets sorted. This has taken a bit of a hit on my progress - or more likely,ive used it an excuse to slack.

What's your story?

P.s. I track calories and weight using my fitness pal.
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>> No. 4846 Anonymous
8th September 2019
Sunday 10:46 pm
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>>4844

Do you think you could set yourself a challenge of sorts? Like, go veggie for a month, or something like that. Changing your diet, but also deciding to just try to eat differently than you usually do, not necessarily better than you usually do, just different - might be enough to trick yourself into getting into a new habit?

I realise it's hard, but the more you resign yourself to never being able to hack it, you truly never will. You've done it before, you objectively can do it again.
>> No. 4881 Anonymous
18th December 2019
Wednesday 2:23 pm
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I'm now fat enough that i can't sit comfortably. I should probably just sow my fat fucking mouth shut. I weighed about 30kg less a year ago. Assuming 7000 excess calories per kg, that's a that's a total of 210,000 excess calories or 500 a day. Disgusting. I can barely look at myself. But hating yourself thin doesn't work, so I'm stuck.
>> No. 4882 Anonymous
18th December 2019
Wednesday 6:52 pm
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You ain't stuck lad, you just need to move a bit more and eat better. Note that I said eat better and not less.

Most of the fatties I know eat a lot of processed sugary* stuff (note that rice and white bread count as sugary) which leads to their blood sugar going up and down, creating 'false' hunger. Then you're in the mindset of sacrifice (giving up all those tasty big macs) and having to eat one dry ryvita a day, almost doomed to fail. It's quite similar to the trap that smokers fall into.

The point? 2,500 calories of carrots is very different (particularly in terms of volume) to 2500 calories of big macs; sure- you need to eat a deficit to lose weight, but what you eat makes that process heaven or hell. I don't think there's a person alive that could manage 2,500 calories worth of carrots in day, you'd probably feel sick after about 1,000 calories of them. Additionally, a lot of 'diet' foods tend to be quite bland-yet-sugary carbs.

Things I found easy were: no fizzy drinks or booze. One thing that helped me massively is eating a huge breakfast of oats with whole milk, fruit and nuts. I cook it into two portions and have it once at 6 and again at about 10. Oats don't fuck around, they keep you full and metabolise nice and slowly. I'd live on the damned stuff if I could (I can, I'm just not doing it).

For me, once I understood that the problem was more about things that 'sugar quickly' (i.e. not just cakes but breads and rice too) than about fat, my life got a lot easier and I found my weight easier to control.

*whole fruits are okay because the fibre helps dampen the effect on blood sugar, but fruit juices lack fibre.
>> No. 4983 Anonymous
14th January 2020
Tuesday 8:07 am
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Morning, chaps. 5:2ing it here, and it's proving weirdly easy. Obviously don't know if it's being successful yet(but it's hard to see why it wouldn't).
It's a thousand times easier just having fasting days than 'just eat less you fat knacker', as I'm not constantly ravenous.
Considering 4:3ing because why not.
Why not?
>> No. 4984 Anonymous
14th January 2020
Tuesday 2:02 pm
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2:5 rules even better - it’s amazing how quickly you get used to 800 calories.

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>> No. 64706 Billbob
13th January 2020
Monday 6:25 pm
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Lads, I've been having a think.

In these environmentally conscious times I'm going to start eating the apple whole, core and all, and then do all of my defecations outside. If it catches on then it will kick off a glorious rewilding trend. Innumerable trees will be shat out.
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>> No. 64707 Samefag
13th January 2020
Monday 8:28 pm
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This is exactly why I don't like tomatoes.
>> No. 64708 Searchfag
13th January 2020
Monday 8:53 pm
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>Lads, I've been having a think.
We've warned you about this kind of thing.

>I'm going to start eating the apple whole, core and all, and then do all of my defecations outside.
See.

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>> No. 4977 Anonymous
12th January 2020
Sunday 11:33 pm
/fat/4977 Adult braces
Anyone have experience with these?

I'd like to finally correct my rabbity incisors since I'm finding myself increasingly hesitant at smiling in photos. I'd rather this didn't become a discussion over the merits of cosmetic dentistry in general but I can't stop you of course - just be reassured that I'm not idealising that creepy yank/'sleb look of fluourescent-white perfection.

In any case there are a range of options at varying costs. Money isn't a huge factor but I still don't want to waste it if the marginal benefits of one particular approach aren't worthwhile. The typical braces are mostly-invisible and removable plastic casings that gradually reshape your teeth, for faster results you can get permanent braces that are fitted onto the inside of your teeth until they become straight. The BOS has a pretty comprehensive guide here:

https://www.bos.org.uk/Public-Patients/Orthodontics-for-Adults/Treatment-Brace-Types

Any personal or anecdotal input welcome.
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>> No. 4978 Anonymous
12th January 2020
Sunday 11:35 pm
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I too would be interested in one day fixing my goof-mouth.
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13th January 2020
Monday 5:38 pm
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I honestly find 'odd' teeth to be one of the most attractive, endearing qualities in women. I find such smiles wonderful - they're real, geninune; absolutely sincere. I don't know if this is a similar self-defence mechanism as 'dating a blind girl', but it's a quality i look for.
>> No. 4981 Anonymous
13th January 2020
Monday 8:35 pm
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Are you a weeb?
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yaeba

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>> No. 7388 Anonymous
20th October 2018
Saturday 12:08 pm
/£$€¥/7388 Budgeting
What's the best method for budgeting?

I'm aware that I'm drifting a bit through life and not paying close enough attention to my personal finances. I could do with a system so I can analyse what is being spent and where that I can also use to plan ahead for annual bills and the like. I'm assuming the best thing to start with would be putting my bank statements on a spreadsheet.
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>> No. 7691 Anonymous
18th August 2019
Sunday 11:31 am
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If it's that kind of categorisation you're after, YNAB is excellent.
>> No. 7702 Anonymous
18th August 2019
Sunday 9:10 pm
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Monzo is bloody brilliant. Their customer comms is clear and honest, even if it puts them in a difficult light, their app is brilliant, no faffing, customer service is at the other end of a whatsapp style chat box that responds 24/7, no more sat waiting on the phone, it's all done through the app.

Starling is equally as good, but I find the interface a bit dark and gloomy.
>> No. 7828 Anonymous
2nd January 2020
Thursday 12:49 am
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So is YNAB what we're picking for budgeting software? I read that YNAB doesn't do direct transaction imports for UK banks but can do file based imports. I'm guessing it can at least accurately categorise spending?

What alternative budgeting software is out there? I see Monzo and Starling mentioned; I'll take a look at them. Anything else?

Please don't mention any brands too often or we'll have the astroturfing police turn up.
>> No. 7829 Anonymous
13th January 2020
Monday 4:15 pm
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What premium would you pay to rent your own place?

I'm looking in London. I have somewhere nice, that's shared. I'd be looking at an extra £200-£300 a month for a nice enough 1 bed flat, that isn't a mouldy little bedsit.
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13th January 2020
Monday 5:58 pm
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I think paying the premium to be on your own is a very good idea - but everyone is different and some people actually like sharing.

The challenge with living in London is the area - too far out and you end up with an hour commute, some areas aren't served with great public transport, there are a bunch of trade-offs. My advice would be pay as much as you can and live right in the centre - it'll be a tiny place compared to what you get outside Zone 3 and higher but you'll be happier.

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>> No. 433350 Anonymous
3rd January 2020
Friday 10:37 am
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Here we (very likely) go again.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-50979463
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>> No. 433750 Anonymous
12th January 2020
Sunday 10:13 pm
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>G-PRP_
Is it not in reference to them being turboprops?
>> No. 433751 Anonymous
12th January 2020
Sunday 10:48 pm
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>>433750

It could be, that would be less annoying to me. But it's only the purphuel liveried ones that have PRP in the reg.

The most amusing one flybe have is G-ECOK. Because it sounds like cock
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13th January 2020
Monday 1:35 pm
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Not sure I would get on this plane...
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13th January 2020
Monday 2:00 pm
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Not just a cock, but an e-cock.
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13th January 2020
Monday 3:25 pm
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>e-cock

Is that like an e-cig, for when you're trying to wean yourself off real cock?

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>> No. 5003 Anonymous
6th September 2011
Tuesday 6:40 pm
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>> No. 29413 Anonymous
12th January 2020
Sunday 12:15 am
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>>29273
The absolute most grating example must be 'twat'.
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12th January 2020
Sunday 8:07 am
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>>29413
I'd say the way they pronounce Bianca is worse.
>> No. 29415 Anonymous
12th January 2020
Sunday 8:48 am
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>>29414
I'd say the way Londoners pronounce Bianca is the worst.
>> No. 29416 Anonymous
12th January 2020
Sunday 1:37 pm
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>>29273
Also the way they say 'geem' instead of 'game'. It must be an affectation because occasionally they will slip up and pronounce it correctly.
>> No. 29417 Anonymous
12th January 2020
Sunday 4:11 pm
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>>29413

They do the same with cont.

That scene in Kick-Ass was painful.

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>> No. 19373 Anonymous
2nd March 2011
Wednesday 7:12 pm
/x/19373 free thread.
I just wanted an excuse to post her. So then I thought-

ITT ANYTHING YOU WANT.

i.e. images you couldn't think to categorise in another thread but really want more people to see.
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>> No. 40932 Anonymous
9th January 2020
Thursday 7:21 pm
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>>40931
Would.
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11th January 2020
Saturday 4:52 pm
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>> No. 40934 Anonymous
11th January 2020
Saturday 6:42 pm
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Have to admit I find this one very distracting.
>> No. 40935 Anonymous
11th January 2020
Saturday 7:09 pm
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>>40934
Quite.
>> No. 40936 Anonymous
12th January 2020
Sunday 11:51 am
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Pure filth.

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>> No. 29138 Anonymous
21st December 2019
Saturday 10:08 pm
/emo/29138 Old man sack smell
I'm almost 40 and I've noticed that my ball sack is developing a smell like cheesy wotsits. Even after i shower it's still there.

Is this a normal part of getting older?
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>> No. 29271 Anonymous
11th January 2020
Saturday 11:01 pm
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>>29265

Can you try it with Deep Heat and compare the experience?
>> No. 29272 Anonymous
11th January 2020
Saturday 11:05 pm
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>>29271

I'll have a look and see if I've got some tomorrow.
>> No. 29274 Anonymous
12th January 2020
Sunday 9:01 am
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>>29272

I've got Tiger Balm and Vick's Rub but no Deep Heat.
>> No. 29275 Anonymous
12th January 2020
Sunday 10:47 am
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Try the Tiger Balm.
>> No. 29276 Anonymous
12th January 2020
Sunday 11:17 am
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I'll try both, goddamn.

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>> No. 29115 Anonymous
11th December 2019
Wednesday 6:57 pm
/emo/29115 Last two fights I've been in have left me feeling emasculated
Aight lads. tldr; was in a position to win 2 seperate fights, odds in my favour, and bitched out both times.

I'm a 6' skinnyfit guy in my late 20's, no formal fighting experience, who has generally dealt with their childhood anger issues and now smokes a lot of weed. This has left me generally placid and kind of slow to anger.

Fight 1

I was heading along a bridge after a night out, had just smoked a joint that my mate had to roll for me, as I couldn't do it standing up. This is extremely rare. Suffice to say I was quite fucked.

3 radgies heading my way on the side of the pavement, two girls and a guy. The lad was slightly taller than me and quite lanky. They started shouting at me, I took my earphones out and they were proper having a go and walking purposefully towards me. I backed off a bit and then the guy charged me.

He was about 10 metres away, so I had time to think. I was still quite confused. I waited til he got close as he was clearly going for a high punch, and then ducked, picked him up at the waist, and threw him over the barrier into the road. The girls then kind of ran towards me and started pushing me, and I just ignored the guy on the floor, ran across the other side, and started jogging down the bridge and rang the police.

I was on the phone to them, one girl caught me up and held me by the collar and told me not to call the police. I should have nutted her. She was maybe 16 though, but I feel I should have nutted her. I pushed her away and jogged again, but it gave the lad time to catch up. I did the exact same move again, but onto the pavement this time and much weaker. Both the girls grabbed me, he came over and punched me in the face.

I was sparked for a second, but still just confused. Ran again, eventually some driver pulled over and opened the door and I got in.
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>> No. 29244 Anonymous
11th January 2020
Saturday 9:49 am
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>>29240 Do an SIA Door Supervisor course

Strangely tempting, despite not ever expecting to do doors...

"The SIA are due to launch a new specification on 1st April 2020. As a result this is likely to become a 7 day training course. Further dates and the additional cost will be advertised once they have finalised there position."

7 days? crumbs...
>> No. 29245 Anonymous
11th January 2020
Saturday 1:07 pm
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I think they’re adding CCTV operation and advanced physical intervention to the course, as It licenses you for frontline close protection of individuals as well as manned guarding, i.e. clubs or factories. Not 100% sure on that, but when I did it it was 5 days.

You get distance learning material before the course starts, I went into it with a lot of notes already at hand. The exams are piss easy.
>> No. 29257 Anonymous
11th January 2020
Saturday 2:02 pm
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OP, I hear you. You can drive yourself nuts with what-ifs, especially the ones where you think "was I assertive enough" or where you feel like you didn't defend some line that shouldn't be crossed.

But I'm not sure there is a lesson to be learned from your scenarios, you handled yourself about as well as anyone could hope to in really strange and unexpected circumstances. You literally threw a lad and got away in a car relatively unscathed, and you called the police on an abusive person without anyone getting really hurt.

Maybe you were just listening to your gut instinct? It could be you subconsciously knew that the lanky boy didn't have a knife and was just out for a fight, and the other one didn't actually pose much of a threat to your girlfriend beyond being a cunt.

Honestly, you sound like someone that's probably been in fights before (reading to the end of your post just confirmed this). Over time you do develop some sense of who is genuinely out to cause you harm or if it's just something stupid getting out of hand. Of course getting punched or shoved is harmful, but it could be that you have a thick skin for physical pain and it just doesn't register for you the way you'd expect it to.

I agree with you, though, it's really hard to gauge proportional reactions and you're standing by a sound principle of self-preservation and protecting people you care about, especially when you've had horrible experiences or were in a lot of fights in the past, but there's not necessarily shame in not feeling angry when this happens. Rage is extremely unpleasant, at least for me, something that's also (at least a little bit) based in fear. It might be worth examining why you didn't feel fear? Could it just be there wasn't much to be afraid of? You said yourself, you felt more confused than threatened.

I'd also be really concerned about the fantasy violence elsewhere. Your issues with anger are still certainly there, even if it's a slow burn. It sounds like you've harnessed your anger in such a way that your idea of handling physical situations is to get pretty brutal about it. I honestly can't tell you whether this is right or wrong, it's an ugly grey area you shouldn't have to find yourself navigating. Try to think, though, what was the ideal outcome? It probably doesn't end with soccer kicking an abusive stranger or headbutting a young girl.

Again, I get it, you want to believe you have it in you to get nasty if a situation really called for it -- but it's worth considering that the times you describe, where you very clearly didn't, were the times things de-escalated with minimal harm to everyone.

More broadly, I'd also ask you to think about what kind of life you're leading and what kind of environment you're in where these things happen. Are you into nightclubs or other places where this drama normally takes off? If you know you're prone to either escalate these situations rapidly by throwing punches, or get annoyed with yourself when you don't, then could it be better to just remove yourself entirely from them?
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>> No. 29261 Anonymous
11th January 2020
Saturday 4:19 pm
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> What would you have done in the first event? If you already had the guy on the ground and he was attacking you for no reason?

The biggest no-no when you've got someone on the ground is to keep hitting them and the worst possible thing you can do is get up and put the boot in.

Essentially, when the lad charged you the second time after you already have taken him down once I would have taken him down harder, as opposed to more gently the way you did. The law is quite specific about someone clonking their bonce after you've punched them in the face, but there is almost no way to prove intent if someone charges you and during the scuffle you both fall to the ground and he cracks his coconut - as long as you haven't been physically aggressive, i.e. punched him in the face.

Sage because all of this is pretty silly and we shouldn't go around with pre-prepared plans to inflict injury onto others in our heads all the time.
>> No. 29273 Anonymous
12th January 2020
Sunday 12:07 am
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>> No. 28846 Anonymous
24th August 2019
Saturday 10:06 am
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Has anyone here managed to cure their hard-flaccid?

I'm nearly 40 and I've had this since i was about 12. I think it was caused by bad masturbation technique in which I'd tense up my kegel muscles to achieve quicker orgasm.

Is it too late to cure now?
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>> No. 28877 Anonymous
26th August 2019
Monday 11:40 am
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Yesterday I bought eggs for the first time in ages and i think it's because of this thread.
>> No. 28879 Anonymous
26th August 2019
Monday 4:21 pm
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>>28877
Big Egg shilling on .gs, m8. What a world.
>> No. 28880 Anonymous
26th August 2019
Monday 6:57 pm
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Big Egg shelling
>> No. 29014 Anonymous
18th October 2019
Friday 1:16 pm
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>> No. 29270 Anonymous
11th January 2020
Saturday 10:14 pm
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This daily workout should help open up the pelvic area.

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>> No. 64682 YubYub
10th January 2020
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>> No. 64705 Paedofag
11th January 2020
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Bloody hell.

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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. 29259 Anonymous
11th January 2020
Saturday 3:08 pm
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I feel like I have too many hobbies/interests, and I'm constantly torn between them. I can never settle on something productive to do with my time, because it feels like a waste of time I could spend on something else; and in the end I just end up wasting the night on videogames instead.

I miss being unemployed. I was dirt poor but it was no problem if I wanted to spend a week learning how to softmod a PS2, or how to create specific synth sounds in a new DAW, or teaching myself how to draw. None of it was time wasted because let's face it, I wasn't doing much else. I could even afford to be far more social.

The trouble is I've always been very obsessive compulsive. When I get interested in something, that's the only thing I want to do until the interest wears off. I've recorded entire EPs in a week before because it was all I wanted to do. But I don't have the freedom to indulge the way my brain naturally wants to do things. I have to be an adult and put things down to go to work or do the shopping; the trouble is I never pick them back up after that.

I really don't think there's much to be done about it other than just accept adult life is unending misery, or go back on the dole. Why couldn't I have been born into a wealthy family and never need to work, instead of the boring pricks who are.
>> No. 29260 Anonymous
11th January 2020
Saturday 3:57 pm
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I never made pizza with or watched films with you or the lad I was formally Steam friends with.

(A good day to you Sir!)
>> No. 29262 Anonymous
11th January 2020
Saturday 4:45 pm
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>>29260
That's a relief.
>> No. 29263 Anonymous
11th January 2020
Saturday 4:53 pm
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>formally
MODS
>> No. 29267 Anonymous
11th January 2020
Saturday 7:52 pm
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Oh no.

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>> No. 64702 Ambulancelad
11th January 2020
Saturday 6:36 pm
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>> No. 64703 Paedofag
11th January 2020
Saturday 6:41 pm
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>>64702
As aviation engineering jokes go, that's pretty good.
>> No. 64704 R4GE
11th January 2020
Saturday 7:13 pm
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DESPITE THE POSSIBILITY THIS IS NOT YOUR ORIGINAL CREATION and may have been stolen from elsewhere on the internet, I approve.

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