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>> ID: 42d8c5 No. 15085 Anonymous
9th October 2019
Wednesday 8:25 pm

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Just found this on the /*/ board .. interesting, kindof. If nothing else could anyone explain how such a thing might happen?
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>> ID: edf5ad No. 15296 Anonymous
6th March 2020
Friday 8:50 pm

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>>15293
>on YouTube itself I frequently find it loads the wrong video until I refresh
I've had this too. Quite weird.
>> ID: 09908d No. 15297 Anonymous
15th March 2020
Sunday 5:36 pm

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Just caught this happening on the front page of /*/. I now think it might have something to do with browser cache.
>> ID: d004e2 No. 15298 Anonymous
16th March 2020
Monday 4:49 pm

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>>15297
What browser are you using?
>> ID: 09908d No. 15299 Anonymous
16th March 2020
Monday 7:02 pm

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>>15298
Firefox, same as the otherlad in the other thread. I'm almost certain it's firefox fucking up caching that's an issue.
>> ID: 9c919b No. 15300 Anonymous
17th March 2020
Tuesday 6:21 am

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>>15299
I see it in Chrome, desktop and mobile.

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>> No. 21383 Anonymous
29th December 2017
Friday 7:37 pm
/com/21383 Megg, Mogg & Owl Proper thread
Someone on 420chan made a torrent, here are all the cbz in it with as many of the repeated parts removed as I could find. I've put them in as close to sequential order of publication as I could.
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>> No. 21430 Anonymous
29th December 2017
Friday 7:47 pm
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>>21429
The pages for this one are too big to post but nothing happens in it anyway.
>> No. 21431 Anonymous
29th December 2017
Friday 7:49 pm
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Huh, none of them are posting. Spam defences I guess.
>> No. 21432 Anonymous
29th December 2017
Friday 7:52 pm
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Fuck it.
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It's being seeded for now.
>> No. 21433 Anonymous
29th December 2017
Friday 8:16 pm
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>>21432

Cheers mate.
>> No. 21442 Anonymous
16th March 2020
Monday 6:08 pm
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>> No. 4793 Anonymous
15th March 2020
Sunday 4:52 pm
/lab/4793 Have you seen this, lads? It's fucking nuts.
Will they beable to upload human consciousness - and copy them? Jesus christ, the human race will actually find a way.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tfoVOGMz054

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oD-sdQy7XaY
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>> No. 4798 Anonymous
15th March 2020
Sunday 6:29 pm
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>>4795
Fuck; google confirms it's a hoax. Just seems so real and conceptually possible.
>> No. 4799 Anonymous
16th March 2020
Monday 1:31 pm
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>>4798
It's not a hoax. It's a science fiction film. It says as much in the video description.
>> No. 4800 Anonymous
16th March 2020
Monday 4:24 pm
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>>4793
This thread's videos have been the "Big Vagina" scenes from Curb for a whole day.
>> No. 4801 Anonymous
16th March 2020
Monday 4:44 pm
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>>4800
I haven't seen that today - what browser are you using?
>> No. 4802 Anonymous
16th March 2020
Monday 4:56 pm
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>>4801
Firefox. The refresh after posting that though it fixed itself, so, whatever.

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>> No. 89143 Anonymous
25th February 2020
Tuesday 2:04 am
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This man is going to be the next President of the United States, and it's going to be fucking awesome.
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>> No. 89372 Anonymous
14th March 2020
Saturday 5:48 pm
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>>89371
>if it largely blows over

Does anyone seriously think it will? This is the new reality for the next three months or so.
>> No. 89373 Anonymous
14th March 2020
Saturday 6:14 pm
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>>89372
Sloppy choice of words, sorry. If the inevitable lockdowns succeed in curtailing the rate of spread of the virus, if hospitals remain open and functional and there isn't a total breakdown in public order then I don't think it's a foregone conclusion that current world heads of state will be beyond reelection.
>> No. 89374 Anonymous
15th March 2020
Sunday 6:57 pm
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>>89372
I think it's going to completely fuck up Yankland, more so than here because of the attitude of their society in general.
>> No. 89375 Anonymous
15th March 2020
Sunday 7:02 pm
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I think there are two things that are going to hurt the US badly - as you say, their misplaced ideas about what constitutes "freedom" means they aren't likely to quarantine or shutdown places like China would. The second part is that this is showing up what happens when you have absolutely no healthcare system to speak of - hence the debacle where some states have only run double-digits in numbers of tests.
>> No. 89376 Anonymous
15th March 2020
Sunday 7:11 pm
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> The second part is that this is showing up what happens when you have absolutely no healthcare system to speak of

A long time ago (2011, I think) I had a long, long talk over 30 or 40 beers with a fairly right-wing chap who was opposed to universal health care. Eventually I was able to persuade him that universal healthcare was important precisely because people who aren't vaccinated or can't afford to see a doctor will keep on going into work and spreading disease to vulnerable people which will, overall, hurt society more than simply paying for that person's basic healthcare. Apparently it was a point of view that a 30 year old had never considered before. Jesus wept.

Anyway, I feel like I'm rambling but I think this year he's finally going to get the practical half of the lesson 9 years after the theory part.

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>> No. 9430 Anonymous
26th January 2016
Tuesday 10:09 pm
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Huddersfield charity shop finally says goodbye to a shutter which lasted 26 years


http://www.examiner.co.uk/news/west-yorkshire-news/huddersfield-charity-shop-finally-says-10780879

That's it. That's literally it. A charity shop has replaced one of its roller shutters after having the same one for 26 years. It's all go in Huddersfield.

I challenge you lads to find a more pointless news story than this.
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>> No. 21555 Anonymous
29th February 2020
Saturday 10:26 pm
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Serious (American) story, unserious (American) hair.
>> No. 21558 Anonymous
29th February 2020
Saturday 11:04 pm
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>>21555
He reminds me of the preacher boy.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kttVCbTrDLw
>> No. 21564 Anonymous
1st March 2020
Sunday 1:53 pm
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>>21558

I see years of gay conversion therapy ahead for this poor lad.

The scary thing is, from my experience of spending plenty of time stateside and knowing a few people in the Bible Belt, there are literally MILLIONS of people like that. This is not some sort of satire.

I always say they're like trekkies on acid.
>> No. 21568 Anonymous
1st March 2020
Sunday 4:51 pm
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>>21564
I dunno, he seems to have turned out pretty normal.
>> No. 22196 Anonymous
15th March 2020
Sunday 12:13 pm
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>>21558
That is very uncomfortable watching.

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>> No. 10129 Anonymous
29th April 2013
Monday 5:07 pm
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Download thread images manually or with DownThemAll.

WinRar'd or similarly archived threads can be read conveniently with CDisplay or similar programs.

http://www.downthemall.net/
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Use the renaming mask *text*.*ext* to save them with the original file names.
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>> No. 10130 Anonymous
29th April 2013
Monday 10:52 pm
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What I did was click "expand all images" then saved the web page as "web page complete" with an html file and all of the images in a folder. Then I went in the folder and deleted the files which weren't images and the images which were obviously too small, then rar-ed up the folder and changed the extension to .cbr.
>> No. 18540 Anonymous
6th February 2014
Thursday 8:28 pm
18540 Index 06/02/14
>>259 The Pro
>>3309 xXxenophile
>>3344 Cockney Wanker
>>3545 Albion 1-5
>>3573 Preacher 1-30
>>8736 Preacher 31+
>>3493 Preacher Specials
>>4374 Kill your boyfriend
>>4438 Crecy
>>4484 Ministry of Space
>>4569 Supergod
>>4627 Arkham Asylum
>>4836 Neonomicon
>>4950 Mr Punch
>>5059 Promethea
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>> No. 21441 Anonymous
13th March 2020
Friday 10:12 pm
21441 Index 13/03/2020 - Comiclad's Been Slacking the Past Six Years Edition
>>18611 Guards, guards!
>>18737 The Boys
>>19568 The Boys Vol 2
>>20404 The Boys Specials
>>20939 Megg, Mogg & Owl
>>21168 Raymond Briggs, When the Wind Blows
>>21205 Enki Bilal, Nikopol Trilogy
>>21383 Megg, Mogg & Owl Proper thread

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>> No. 29553 Anonymous
12th March 2020
Thursday 1:31 pm
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My coworker smells like used gym socks and he apparently never used a toothbrush in his life. I asked him twice to eat in the canteen since his food smells awful. I told him that I eat there to not leave food odours in the office, and he said “I do not mind if you eat here!” I answered him “I do” while pinching my nose. Now he’s acting all offended. We are both brown, so no racism issue. Any clue to solve the situation diplomatically?
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>> No. 29557 Anonymous
12th March 2020
Thursday 5:21 pm
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Do you work in an office? Are you of a similar rank? Do you have shared boss or some useless HR people?
>> No. 29558 Anonymous
12th March 2020
Thursday 6:37 pm
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>>29555
It's always an option. However, I merely think the answer is an obvious one; you've got to tell him he smells awfully bad. He'll either thank you for it or think you're the biggest cunt in the history of the world, but there really isn't a good way to do this.
>> No. 29559 Anonymous
12th March 2020
Thursday 11:05 pm
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>>29558

>you've got to tell him he smells awfully bad.

>I told him that I eat there to not leave food odours in the office, and he said “I do not mind if you eat here!” I answered him “I do” while pinching my nose.

I think that about covers it.

OP, short of coming up with ever more inventive ways to steal his lunch in the day and relocate it to the canteen with clever and heartwarming treasure trail clues to lead him there I can't think of any diplomatic way to solve this. There is a non-diplomatic solution in calling the feds (HR) and having them kaibosh the practice of eating at one's desk. It's technically a health and safety issue due to standing NHS advice on allergens and allergy sufferers, basically don't put them in the same room as one another. Doesn't matter if the food he eats is allergenic or not, it's the principle. The canteen exists for a reason. He'll know it was you though, and being brown he might blow you up after the fact.
>> No. 29560 Anonymous
13th March 2020
Friday 8:12 am
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>>29557

Same rank, but he is agency staff. Same useless, absent boss. I do not want to call HR, he’s an Eskimo and they will crap themselves if he complains. I wanted to ask for a diplomatic way to handle the issue, but you people are as useful as a supplementary asshole on the forehead
>> No. 29561 Anonymous
13th March 2020
Friday 12:55 pm
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>>29560

>agency staff

Therein lies the issue. If he's a temp he more than likely just doesn't give a fuck. On the flipside that means you don't have to give much of a fuck if you offend him. I'd go a little harder on him if I were you.

Have you tried telling him he's a dirty curry smelling inbred laplander and he's making you look bad by association in front of all the white folks?

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>> No. 65077 YubYub
12th March 2020
Thursday 9:51 pm
/iq/65077 Up the trumpet
Ey up lads. Anyone else shagged an 80's Range Rover?
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>> No. 65079 Ambulancelad
12th March 2020
Thursday 10:16 pm
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>>65077
This image is as old as the internet itself.
>> No. 65080 YubYub
13th March 2020
Friday 12:25 am
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The Range Rover Classic was in production from 1970 to 1996, so unless you can prove it's a model from the 80s, you're a cunt.
>> No. 65082 YubYub
13th March 2020
Friday 8:02 am
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>>65080
The internet was first made available to home users in Windows 95.
>> No. 65083 Are Moaty
13th March 2020
Friday 8:15 am
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>>65082

YOU MEAN MICRO$HAFT WINDOZE INFERIOR DOS.
>> No. 65084 Anonymous
13th March 2020
Friday 8:44 am
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I remember searching for "Il Duce" on the internet on a school computer back in 2002, as someone in my class had Mussolini's jowls, and this image came up. Memories.

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>> No. 65081 YubYub
13th March 2020
Friday 12:28 am
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W1FtFgENlc0

this film looks awesome but i can't find a download anywhere, i might buy it for £2 off ebay.

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>> No. 4831 Anonymous
19th October 2019
Saturday 1:51 am
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The Area 51 thing was a massive wet fart, but it got me nostalgic for the old days where it wasn't all about chemtrails, Jews being behind 9/11, and flat-earth nonsense. Back then it was believable, grounded stuff like flying saucers and men in black. So let's talk about aliens.

Do you believe in aliens? Do you believe we are visited by aliens? Have you ever seen or encountered any aliens? Does the government know about aliens but cover it up? Did aliens visit and influence our ancestors in the past? Are aliens friendly, benign, or threatening?

Aliens are a very compelling subject. Why is the classic description of a grey so fundamentally creepy? Why have aliens and the things that surround them, UFOs, men in black, become such an ingrained part of modern folklore? Why have they fallen into the background in modern times, to be replaced with anti-intellectual/anti-science conspiracy theories for home schooling bible-bashing wierdos? Is this paradigm shift representative of the cultural era we have moved into?

Aliens.
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>> No. 4844 Anonymous
19th November 2019
Tuesday 7:58 am
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I've never really spoken about this to anyone before, I'm not 100% saying it was an alien or anything but I think this is the right place to tell this story.

In 2013 I fucked up a quite important exam and needed to get away for a few days. A mate of mine was going down to Cornwall camping with some hippie friends of his and I agreed to tag along. There was a big permanent Ghegnis Khan style tent at the campsite with a stove in it etc and we basically would just sit up all night in there drinking and chatting or (when it wasn't raining) we would do like a fire outside.

On the last night before we went home we ran out of firewood and so I went over to the next campsite over to borrow some wood. We'd spoken to the people who were staying there quite a bit and knew they wouldn't mind. There were these long holes in the ground between the campsites and it was really dark so I can't really say for sure but Worf was there.
>> No. 4854 Anonymous
8th March 2020
Sunday 11:37 pm
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>>4832

I'd be interested if anyone has any good reading material to recommend on such "meta-/boo/ subjects as you mentioned.

I love reading about this sort of stuff even from a sceptical point of view. Just the history of it all and the real-life behind the scenes stuff we've since learned about, and of course that grain of hopefulness you'll find something genuinely unexplainable.

In a past life, I was Fox Mulder.
>> No. 4855 Anonymous
9th March 2020
Monday 9:51 pm
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>> No. 4856 Anonymous
10th March 2020
Tuesday 10:10 am
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They exist but the distances between us and them are so great that unless they've cracked warp/hyperspace/inertialess drives we'll probably never encounter them.

And if they do have the means to get here then we'd be insignificant to them unless we just happened to be the 1st alien race they come across. Even then, they may have some means to monitor us without us knowing or choose to leave us alone until we've cracked FTL.
>> No. 4857 Anonymous
12th March 2020
Thursday 8:44 pm
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I was once awoken by this low humming sound and bright lights. Decided to investigate and as I went through my kitchen to the back door I saw this midget thing with big eyes and an egg shaped head in front of my freezer. It was holding a bag of petis pois and with long slender fingers from it's other hand I could see it pushing some sort of appendage into the bag of frozen veg. I was shitting myself at this point, suddenly some force froze me solid and I couldn't move. The thing in front of my freezer spun round and looked deep into my eyes with a piercing stare. I was totally shitting myself. Then the thing sent some kind of telepathic message, it spoke without moving it's mouth.
I come in peas, it said.

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>> No. 89328 Anonymous
11th March 2020
Wednesday 12:31 pm
/pol/89328 Budget 2020
Austerity's going to be over, apparently.
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>> No. 89329 Anonymous
11th March 2020
Wednesday 12:45 pm
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>>89328

That's not what my lad Stephen Bush said in the e-mail this morning - and I always listen to Stephen Bush.

(He is better at thinking than me, so I just let him think for me now.)

>Rishi Sunak will announce the biggest expansion in government borrowing in British political history as he approves a slew of infrastructure projects in his budget today, as he takes advantage of the era of low interest rates.

>And they're getting lower: the Bank of England has cut rates to 0.25 per cent in a boost to help the economy see its way through a covid-19 induced economic shock.

>Those two stories illustrate the benefit and the cost of the era of low low interest rates: on the one hand, governments can borrow more than they could in the past. The way that the British government structures its debt means that it may have even great wriggle room than many other states. But the downside is that when you hit an economic downturn, pretty much all the heavy lifting has to be done by fiscal policy, that is, through tax-and-spend.

>That reality is one reason why Sunak may be wise to avoid too much borrowing outside of infrastructure spending and measures to respond to the crisis - and that for all the talk of ending austerity, and the reality of increased spending for police, the NHS and education, the story for large parts of the public realm today will be the continuation of spending restraint rather than its end.
>> No. 89332 Anonymous
11th March 2020
Wednesday 7:17 pm
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£104 less in NI next tax year. Wahey!

If the Tories under Johnson continue like this then Labour are absolutely fucked for the foreseeable future.
>> No. 89333 Anonymous
11th March 2020
Wednesday 7:41 pm
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It's good to see them investing again, and you can certainly see this as a bit of a vindication to Labour's "we won the argument" mantra.

I can't help but feel like it's a bit late though. It's all well and good pledging money for infrastructure when most of it will just go into fixing the damage ten years of neglect has caused.

>>89332

They absolutely are fucked, but not because the Tories have nicked their politics. It's because Labour will do what they always do and piss about trying to position themselves as opposed to all of it, instead of standing up and saying "See? They've admitted we were right all along!" and driving that point home.
>> No. 89335 Anonymous
11th March 2020
Wednesday 8:10 pm
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>>89332
So that's your council tax rise sorted then.

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>> No. 65019 YubYub
27th February 2020
Thursday 9:08 pm
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Pfft. That's some "pandemic".
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>> No. 65067 Are Moaty
10th March 2020
Tuesday 11:48 pm
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Huh?
>> No. 65070 Ambulancelad
11th March 2020
Wednesday 6:34 pm
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>WE LIVE IN A DEVELOPED COUNTRY WITH A DECENT HEALTHCARE SYSTEM.
Keep telling yourself that. Switzerland has twice the cases and half the deaths.
>> No. 65071 Anonymous
11th March 2020
Wednesday 6:45 pm
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They've got that lovely mountain air though. We're living in an atmosphere that's 35% Vauxhall Astra fumes at this point.
>> No. 65073 R4GE
11th March 2020
Wednesday 7:05 pm
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11th March 2020
Wednesday 7:12 pm
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>> No. 13375 Anonymous
4th March 2020
Wednesday 8:55 pm
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Let's say you had your time again. How would you go about becoming a successful architect?
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>> No. 13398 Anonymous
8th March 2020
Sunday 12:49 pm
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Typical adult gamer, expecting others to take care of his own responsibilities.
>> No. 13399 Anonymous
8th March 2020
Sunday 12:53 pm
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Why not just run a keylogger on your laptop, and temporarily block her phone from the internet on your router so she's forced to use your computer for a couple of days? You'll probably get facebook, insta, maybe even a bank account or two.
>> No. 13400 Anonymous
8th March 2020
Sunday 12:56 pm
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Why would I want access to her bank account? That'd be crossing a line.
>> No. 13401 Anonymous
8th March 2020
Sunday 1:50 pm
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I'm not saying you would, just that you could.

Useful for tracking where she's been, though.
>> No. 13402 Anonymous
8th March 2020
Sunday 6:01 pm
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>>13396

I feel you.

I upgraded my system a couple of months ago, and the most fun I've actually had with it is the first couple of weeks where I was repeatedly running benchmarks, swapping out the fans, and tweaking the fan curves to see how quiet I could make it without getting into throttling territory.

Still undecided if the pair of 140mm fans I had in the front before were better than the higher spec 120mm ones I have in now, because I feel like they blow a bit too exclusively at the GPU and starve the CPU radiator a bit. If I was to swap them and test it out, I could easily waste a week tinkering without booting up a single game.

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>> No. 29510 Anonymous
3rd March 2020
Tuesday 8:53 pm
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I need some relationship advice lads.

I've just got off the phone to my partner (we're both away dealing with our own things at the moment) and it wasn't the most uplifting chat we have ever had.

It revolved around my actions, and how I have been inconsiderate on a few occasions and how this has made her feel, especially what had happened this last weekend. Whilst I certainly agree with some of it and disagree with other points she made, I said I would reflect on it and think about what she was saying (truth be told, I'm not sure what to reflect on, sometimes I am genuinally cluelessly inconsiderate, I have never intentionally done something to hurt her).

The conversation ended with an ultimatum. We have discussed marriage before (her more so eagerly than me) and whilst she loves me (and she does, a great deal), she has given me until the end of May to propose or that would be it.

Normally, I would consider an ultimatum of any sort a negative suggestion, but maybe she has a point? I love her dearly and the thought of her not being in my life and all of the upheaval it brings fills me with anxiety and sadness, but maybe I don't want marriage and it is unfair for her to continue under the assumption it would happen (she is older than me as well so biological clocks and all that are a cause of concern for her).

I just need some advice to try and get my head together, or to try and get an idea of what to think about and how to approach this. I'm concerned that all I am thinking about are the ways a break up would affect me (financially etc) so perhaps I am the inconsiderate one.

Anyone willing to have a chat and guide me a bit would be greatly appreciated.

Might try and get both me and my dad drunk this Friday to have a chat about it, it's the only way we can have heart to hearts.
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>> No. 29542 Anonymous
5th March 2020
Thursday 10:03 pm
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>>29540
> "I wan't to marry you, but if not, I'll have to marry someone else, I AM getting married, that is happening"

This is almost word for word what happened to me a while back. The lass in question got it into her head that she was going to get married by some arbitrary birthday which was about two years away and as she knew I wasn't keen on remarrying her basic rationale was that she'd better get out there and start meeting someone who would marry her.

Even though our relationship carried on for a bit in an on again/off again kind/what the fuck is going on now kind of way she would always make snide comments bringing up the fact that I wasn't "going to change" and decide to marry her and she was in effect "wasting her time".

Needless to say in the end I just let her get on her way. It wasn't healthy for either of us.
>> No. 29543 Anonymous
5th March 2020
Thursday 10:31 pm
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So is she engaged, married? Is she happy? Tell the end of the story!
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6th March 2020
Friday 12:52 am
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>>29543

I don't get back home until Sunday, still taking some time off. Whatever happens I'll update.

I really appreciate all the responses so far. I haven't yet had the chance to talk to anyome about this.
>> No. 29545 Anonymous
6th March 2020
Friday 1:41 am
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I think he meant

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>> No. 29546 Anonymous
6th March 2020
Friday 11:16 pm
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I mean, what is a wedding for her? Is she meticulously planning her 'special day' or literally just asking you to pop down the registry office?

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>> No. 23089 Anonymous
5th March 2020
Thursday 10:03 pm
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This isn't about fighting and it's very good.


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>> No. 23090 Anonymous
5th March 2020
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>> No. 23091 Anonymous
6th March 2020
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Thirded, Jon Bois is Pretty Good. The College American Football game that ended 222-0 video sticks out in my mind.

I haven't really been keeping track of his recent works outside of Fighting in the Age of Loneliness though, he collaborates a lot more now.

Felix Biederman narrating this ended up getting me into Chapo Trap House quite heavily, I'm still not sure if that's a good thing or not.
>> No. 23092 Anonymous
6th March 2020
Friday 9:27 pm
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>>23091
>Fighting in the Age of Loneliness
This is interesting so far. Not quite sure where he's going with all the socioeconomic stuff but I guess I'll find out.

I wish the producers wouldn't use that fucking "watercolour" filter on all the live video, though. I wonder if they're trying to avoid DMCA takedowns? Pretty irritating.

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>> No. 24267 Cowboy
23rd October 2019
Wednesday 8:39 pm
/zoo/24267 UK.. I've come back, and I need your help
I am a 24 year old American who has never had a job because I am a socially anxious diagnosed autist with no frens and my father keeps breathing down my neck to get one.. I've tried my hardest to find and get one but no one cares. And I would do other things like go to university but I'm a disorderly idiot at that and I can't do the military either because I don't want to fight for Israel plus I'd fail at that because I'm physically weak. I would create a business but I lack fuck all for that as well.

What do I do, UK? I'm so fucked...
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>> No. 24282 Britfag
29th October 2019
Tuesday 8:02 pm
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>>24280
Yeah, but handing in CVs you could get an interview for a job that hasn't been advertised or at least one that hasn't been advertised some place where candidates are machine gunning in applications. The competition would be much less stiff.

If you're sending 100 applications a day there's a very good chance you're doing it wrong anyway.
>> No. 24283 Britfag
29th October 2019
Tuesday 8:14 pm
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>>24282

Nah, that's very much doing it right; at least for entry level jobs, which sounds like the sort of advice this thread pertains to. Usually a job that hasn't been advertised is something much more specialised, so while there might be less competition it's less likely you'd actually be qualified for it. That's not just a needle in a haystack, it's a diamond ring of exactly your size in a cornfield.

There's a myth about copy/pasting applications meaning you'll get binned every time. It's got a grain of truth to it, but not quite. Nowadays, applications are scanned by software multiple times before they even make it to a person; if you have the right keywords and structure in there that the software looks for you've won half the battle.

Wasting your time writing up a fresh application from scratch for every shite call centre job is a waste of time thanks to the same principle as the hunter analogy.
>> No. 24284 Cockernay
29th October 2019
Tuesday 8:52 pm
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>>24280
Not him, but if I got handed a paper CV that someone had brought in in person I'd pay it much more attention that the dozens of electronic applications I had to process that day. You're probably right about the numbers game but I think you hit a point where you've applied to all the potential jobs you can online - pounding the pavements is a perfectly good decision at some stage. Not least to get you out the house for a bit.
>> No. 24285 Fairy
29th October 2019
Tuesday 9:15 pm
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>>24284
I think if you have a confident personality, and can pitch yourself well in a couple of sentences, turning up in person like that can really work. Most people (particularly those who are jobless) don't have that kind of personality though.
>> No. 24290 Redneck
5th March 2020
Thursday 6:48 pm
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Stay positive and stay productive, you must find the will. your decision this very second affects every second here after.

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>> No. 65031 Are Moaty
5th March 2020
Thursday 2:50 pm
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Did you hear about the queer cowboy?

He rode into town and shot up the sheriff.
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>> No. 65032 YubYub
5th March 2020
Thursday 4:07 pm
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>>65031
Julian Assange looks surprisingly okay all things considered
>> No. 65033 YubYub
5th March 2020
Thursday 4:51 pm
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>>65032
giding's me? he looks like Bam Margera, in fact if you told me that was Bam i'd believe you.
>> No. 65034 YubYub
5th March 2020
Thursday 6:07 pm
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>>65032
I'd have said he looks more like Steve Pemberton in character as an alcoholic.

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

Also general Star Trek thread, what do you think of the new movies? What setting would you want a new series to be in?
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>> No. 23083 Anonymous
14th February 2020
Friday 2:27 am
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>>23082

>>DS9 ripped off B5

This guy gets it. Hell, they only made the decision to set the next Trek on a space station when they heard B5 was actually going to air.

B5 was always the better of the two shows. DS9 was a fucking snooze-fest for the first two seasons. You'd watch B5 and they were setting up not one but TWO major wars, and then you'd look at DS9 and it was yet another "Constable, it's all kicking off on the Promenade!"
>> No. 23084 Anonymous
14th February 2020
Friday 5:43 pm
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>>23080

We were having a fun conversation at work today about what if Corrie went on a mad one, and had a year long plot arc about the bombs dropping and Ken Barlow and the gang surviving in a post nuclear Salford. Then they wrap it all up with an arc about David travelling back in time to prevent it all, thus reverting the show to the status quo as if nothing had ever happened.
>> No. 23085 Anonymous
24th February 2020
Monday 7:58 pm
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*inspiring music swells*

You ever think you'd see someone get off their face on bennies in a Star Trek show?
>> No. 23086 Anonymous
25th February 2020
Tuesday 12:03 pm
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>>23085

Nothing about the idea of star trek is sacred now so they are honestly capable of anything. It is well within the realms of possibility by the end of this season Picard ends up on the run from the police after someone plants a dead hooker in the boot of his car to stop him getting somewhere in time to stop the bomb going off, whilst trying to attend both his wife's birthday and watch the big game with his boss at the same time with hilarious consequences.
>> No. 23087 Anonymous
5th March 2020
Thursday 5:59 pm
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>>23085

McCoy dosing himself up on something (admittedly by accident) was basically the whole reason for City on the Edge of Forever

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>> No. 434030 Anonymous
31st January 2020
Friday 8:43 am
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How will you be celebrating Independence Day?
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>> No. 435097 Anonymous
4th March 2020
Wednesday 1:12 pm
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>>435096

Why don't we just bring back hanging? Dead men don't eat food.
>> No. 435099 Anonymous
4th March 2020
Wednesday 1:32 pm
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>>435096

>YER, WHY SHOULD WE PAY FOR THEM SCUM TO HAVE THREE HOT MEALS A DAY WHEN THERES KIDS STARVIN? MEK EM PAY THERE OWN WAY.

In a country like the U.S. with a sizeable number of people who are white, free, and 21 and struggle to maintain a roof over their heads or three meals a day, providing free room and board for a segment of the population that has broken society's rules seems like an outrageous thing to do. Then again, it really reflects badly on a society, especially in a rich country as the U.S., when it cares fuck all about those that have failed but potentially have done nothing wrong their entire lives in the eyes of the law, and effectively affords them a poorer standard of living than that of a convicted felon. Smug white middle class people volunteering in soup kitchens and counting their blessings on the way back to their suburban four-bedroom homes isn't the same as having a government system in place that makes comprehensive efforts to help the poor and get them out of poverty.

So I guess then in Norway, a country with one of the highest baseline standards of living in the world and a rock solid social safety net, it doesn't seem like an outrageous thing to do to have a prison island that really looks more like a holiday resort.
>> No. 435107 Anonymous
5th March 2020
Thursday 12:40 pm
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>>435099
You do occasionally read about blokes in this country committing petty crimes almost immediately after being released from prison and claiming that they only did them because they don't want to sleep on the streets.
>> No. 435108 Anonymous
5th March 2020
Thursday 12:45 pm
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>>435107
You do.
>> No. 435117 Anonymous
5th March 2020
Thursday 3:08 pm
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>>435107

>You do occasionally read about blokes in this country committing petty crimes almost immediately after being released from prison and claiming that they only did them because they don't want to sleep on the streets.

I think it's also because after five or more years in the clink, they're struggling to adapt to the outside world. In prison, your entire day is structured from beginning to end, you have no noteworthy say in it, everything is taken care of for you. And to then go back out and do all the things a responsible adult is supposed to do, like hold down a job, deal with authorities, and find a place to live, must seem daunting.

As far as I am aware though, there are enough programmes for released offenders to help them back on their feet. And it can be done. The most crucial thing, if I remember my prison pop psychology 101 correctly, is that these people are kept from reassociating with their old peers that led them to commit the crimes that they went to prison for. Your parole conditions can even spell that out as a requirement.

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>> No. 65030 Ambulancelad
5th March 2020
Thursday 2:45 pm
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hoJlRLe81cA

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