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>> No. 70066 Anonymous
12th December 2021
Sunday 5:30 pm
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>'GOING TO DIE': British man recounts attack by otters in Singapore

>A British man taking an early morning walk in Singapore Botanic Gardens said he was attacked by a pack of wild otters, leaving him with 26 wounds on his buttocks, legs and fingers. Graham Spencer, in his 60s, was on his usual 6 a.m. walk in the gardens on Nov. 30, when a “convoy” of about 20 otters ambushed him, causing him to fall, and trampled and bit him.

>“The whole process was 10 or 12 seconds, I couldn’t move…I thought I was going to die. If they bite my face or my neck, I’m dead,” he told Reuters. Spencer escaped when his friend ran over to scream at the otters and pulled him away. Animal welfare groups said it is rare for otters to attack humans unless they feel threatened. Spencer said he thought the otters mistook him for a runner who had run past him, stepping on one of the animals in the dim early morning light.

https://ottawasun.com/news/world/going-to-die-british-man-recounts-attack-by-otters-in-singapore

Can you think of any clever wordsmithing that could potentially lighten up this grizzly situation for one of our expats?
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>> No. 70067 YubYub
12th December 2021
Sunday 5:46 pm
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No way was this story really published in the Ottawa Sun.
>> No. 70069 Samefag
13th December 2021
Monday 3:37 pm
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I bet it was actually weasels or ferrets wot attacked. This chap otter swot up on his mustelids.

Best I can do.

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>> No. 3181 Anonymous
25th March 2011
Friday 8:06 am
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F1 2011.

Red Bull look boss, as usual.

Mclaren looked shite in testing (but as of now as fast in practice at the first gp)

Ferrari look about the same.

Tyres probably key to the whole deal this year.

Anyone else watching?
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>> No. 9796 Anonymous
12th December 2021
Sunday 8:45 pm
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Red Bull are finally “boss” again, it would.
>> No. 9797 Anonymous
12th December 2021
Sunday 9:01 pm
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>>9796
After Whinger Spice got his way with race control, so it seems.

Never mind, new regs next year. Haas might not be shit. Gotta fancy Mazepin for a title shot. Probably courtesy of a sniper bought with Daddy's Cash.
>> No. 9798 Anonymous
12th December 2021
Sunday 10:33 pm
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>>9797
I adore Lewis and thought he deserved to win today. That bit at the end with lapped people overtaking after a safety car/not was utterly awful rule making.

Very excited for next year, the new cars, and George in a Mercedes.
>> No. 9799 Anonymous
13th December 2021
Monday 12:39 am
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>>9794
Incompetent or unfair is one thing, but "rigged"? You reckon they forgo the opportunity to penalise Lewis when he overtook off track safe in the knowledge that a Mercedes customer team would later crash?
>> No. 9800 Anonymous
13th December 2021
Monday 1:17 am
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Maybe "rigged" was the wrong word. More "scripted". As if they could see that the race that had been hyped as the most exciting finale in nearly 50 years was going to end with a boring procession behind the safety car, so an executive insisted they remove the safety car and make the race exciting, by hook or by crook, damn the rules.

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>> No. 22746 Anonymous
13th March 2019
Wednesday 12:39 pm
/e/22746 ALL of the Halos are coming to PC
https://metro.co.uk/2019/03/13/halo-master-chief-collection-coming-pc-steam-along-halo-reach-8894588/

I'm genuinely chuffed about this. Playing Reach WITHOUT the awful frame drops and ugly motion blur is going to be heaven.

Unless they pack the release with micro transactions and I have to go on the kind of spree they don't give people medals for.
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>> No. 25319 Anonymous
21st November 2021
Sunday 6:18 pm
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Halo 4 is a weird beast. They got to work on the least important parts of making a good game by embellishing extra detail on models while also making it run at 60 fps. This wasn't just because Bungie were stuck on 360 while 343 got to play with the One. Halo 4 was a technical showpiece on the 360 and having it run up-ressed on a One was a sight to behold.

Where they faltered however was in level design, new enemies and weapons that didn't improve anything and a story which assumed that you'd read all the extended universe books. Halo 5 did improve things but it has been baby steps.

All that aside the concensus is that they knocked it out of the park for Infinite so I'll be checking that out when the story mode is released.
>> No. 25320 Anonymous
24th November 2021
Wednesday 6:10 pm
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>a story which assumed that you'd read all the extended universe books
Just finished 4, and this point resonated with me. Felt very sloppy narratively, though the action was good. Some of the new weapons like the light rifle and suppressor were satisfying to use, but the boltshot was perhaps the worst weapon in all of Halo. New enemies looked neat, at this stage I'm sick of fighting Covenant so it was a very welcome addition. Not as good as ODST or Reach, but better than the rest (but is that unfair, to judge to the same standard games from many years before Halo 4?). I can finally uninstall MCC off my Xbox and free up 140 GB.
>> No. 25321 Anonymous
25th November 2021
Thursday 1:10 pm
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I have to say, I'm loving Halo Infinite. I can't play it for too long because these days I get a bit frustrated at how poor I am at FPS, but it has this stripped back simplicity that is really appealing in an age of bloated, cluttered game environments. My only gripe is performance is not exactly where I'd expect given my PC, but it's not awful.
>> No. 25324 Anonymous
28th November 2021
Sunday 9:58 am
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5 was a mixed bag. Great gameplay, not so great story. Actually that's unfair, the story was interesting, but the ending felt rushed and unsatisfying. Like there should have been an extra 30% length to see it through to a good conclusion. We'll see if Infinite finishes this fight.
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10th December 2021
Friday 10:35 pm
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Played a couple of hours of Infinite's campaign. Actual fighting is good, the hookshot thing lets you zip around and it's very fun. The open world I'm unsure about. Very much the Ubisoft radio towers sort of thing, clear out an outpost to reveal side missions and collectibles in that area. It's not terrible, but it's not interesting to explore. I'd rather have an extra 5 or so, tightly designed, linear levels; rather than hunting down audiologs in a generic grassy landscape with the odd enemy ambush.

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>> No. 84342 Anonymous
14th July 2018
Saturday 11:29 pm
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In a string of texts Griffiths called himself “Daddy”, promised money if he received racy images and described perverted and rough sex he claimed to have had with other women.

The shamed Tory wrote:

• “I’m going to need something filthy to put a smile on my face. I want to see you both naked.”

• “Take off the bra and panties… you’ve got Daddy in such a frenzy.”

• “I’m going to bring you to London and do whatever I want to you.”

• “I’m thinking maybe we need a flat for Daddy’s girls. I’m taken by you both. You girls are spectacular.”

Many more messages go into shocking detail about his liking for certain sexual acts and are too disgusting to print in full.


https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/married-tory-minister-andrew-griffiths-12919581
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>> No. 86736 Anonymous
10th September 2019
Tuesday 5:37 pm
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It all reaks to me of someone trying to make a quick buck by selling out to the papers. They probably could have networked their way into something quite lucrative if they had keeped their mouth shut. Instead they've probably got themselves blacked balled from the biggest opportunity of their life and any others where discretion is expected, but they are probably too stupid to realise it.
>> No. 86748 Anonymous
10th September 2019
Tuesday 7:10 pm
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>>86736
Reeks, not reaks. Wreak is a word but not the same one.
>> No. 95020 Anonymous
10th December 2021
Friday 6:55 pm
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Ex-Tory minister Andrew Griffiths found to have raped wife

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-stoke-staffordshire-59611761
>> No. 95021 Anonymous
10th December 2021
Friday 7:47 pm
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>Judge Williscroft made a number of findings of fact - on the balance of probability - about the way Mr Griffiths had treated Ms Griffiths. The judge said Ms Griffiths had "proved in her oral evidence to me" that Mr Griffiths "did rape her when sexual intercourse took place".
>Mr Griffiths said no assault had taken place but Judge Williscroft said she "preferred" Ms Griffiths's account.

I feel odd defending him as he's obviously a wrong'un but, you fucking what. So a family law judge can just label you a rapist on a he-said she-said with no criminal trial involved and then it can be plastered in all the bloody newspapers despite that being as good as guilty in everyone eyes.

Surely something is amiss with this.
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10th December 2021
Friday 7:58 pm
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>>95021
Why would a woman who has been publicly humiliated by her ex-husband's indiscretions lie to a family court during a hearing to do with the custody of their children?

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>> No. 9017 Anonymous
6th December 2021
Monday 6:33 pm
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So I've got burned buying Tesla stock for $1,180. It was briefly down to $950 today.

When I bought the shares in early November, there was a lot of euphoria, with predicted near-term price targets of up to $1,500, but now suddenly, everybody says it's way overpriced, even at $1,000. And not only is Elongated Muskrat dumping ten percent of his shares, but institutional investors seem to be shunning Tesla as well.

Will my investment still appreciate, or am I screwed for good? Some analysts have now set price targets at less than half the stock's current value.
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>> No. 9035 Anonymous
9th December 2021
Thursday 8:49 pm
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Why did we stop trying to do hydrogen cars? Aren't they much, much better than fossil or EV?
>> No. 9036 Anonymous
9th December 2021
Thursday 9:11 pm
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No, because most hydrogen production isn't particularly green.
>> No. 9037 Anonymous
9th December 2021
Thursday 9:22 pm
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>>9035

Hydrogen was never all that promising, but the oil companies got behind it because it'd give them something to sell. In theory you can produce zero-carbon hydrogen through splitting water, but it's far easier to extract it from natural gas.

Toyota will sell you a hydrogen-powered car right now, but it's not a particularly attractive option. The base model costs £50k, most of the boot is taken up by the hydrogen tank, hydrogen is more expensive than petrol and there are a lot more fast-chargers than hydrogen fuel stations. Unless there's a massive breakthrough in hydrogen production, it's basically the worst of all worlds.

https://www.toyota.co.uk/new-cars/mirai/
>> No. 9038 Anonymous
9th December 2021
Thursday 9:23 pm
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And hydrogen is a shit fuel, it's not dense, so you need a lot of tank volume at pressures that are high enough to be really tricky engineering - heavy and expensive, even compared to batteries. It also embrittles metals it touches, which is inconvenient -even heavier and more expensive. You can store it in liquid form, which is even heavier and more expensive and your tank boils dry in a week or so.
It may, some day, be possible to sore it adsorbed onto a matrix of something and pull it off when you need it, but not (usefully) yet.
Sensible people glom the hydrogen onto some carbon, when it becomes manageable, dense, easy to store, easy to burn, an interchangeable with other hydrocarbons.
Hydrogen marginally makes sense if you're NASA launching cost-no-object shuttles or the most performant deep space missions, but it's so annoying that, despite the lesser performance, far more rockets use methane or almost-diesel as fuels.
Anyone evangelising hydrogen is either shilling for big oil or just ill informed.
>> No. 9039 Anonymous
10th December 2021
Friday 7:14 pm
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I always admired BMW's attempts to develop a mass compatible hydrogen combustion engine. The project has since been discontinued, but for a while, it looked like hydrogen combustion was a feasible alternative to petrol or diesel.

They did run into many problems, e.g. they had to redesign the air intake and injection system, and another problem was that hydrogen is much more flammable than petrol, but at the same time, igniting hydrogen displaces less volume, i.e. like-for-like in terms of thermal units, your bang from hydrogen is smaller than that from standard petrol. They were able to solve that problem with variable valve timing, but also, the piston rings had to be designed to fit more tightly, because H2 molecules are much smaller than the constituents of petrol, so the hydrogen tended to escape past the pistons into the crankcase, where it would accumulate and could then blow up the entire engine.

Also, there were environmental concerns, because in order to produce enough molecular hydrogen, you have to expend many times more energy than the energy content of your hydrogen. Switching to H2 as a main energy carrier for future cars would therefore not have solved our energy crisis, especially considering that in many parts of the world, the electricity that is needed to separate hydrogen from water through electrolysis is often still derived from burning fossil fuels.

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>> No. 5359 Anonymous
9th December 2021
Thursday 12:54 pm
/boo/5359 Nature documentaries fakes?
There is no way most of these documentaries are real. I'm talking the David Attenborough stuff. Yeah, two giraffes fighting, I believe that. But some little shrew running away from a snake, there are 100 cameras tracking every turn it takes, and every turn the snake takes. How convenient that of all the land in the huge savannah, these few cameras caught the most exciting thing ever, in HD, with perfectly framed shots, without spooking the animals. The only explanation I can think of is that a lot of these documentaries use advanced CGI, and have done for decades. Yes, they probably do capture some actual footage, but the cute little tiny sea turtle baby crawling to the sea while seagulls attack, it's all just an expensive animation.
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>> No. 5360 Anonymous
9th December 2021
Thursday 1:23 pm
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Aa far as I'm aware, most of it is real but it is heavily edited and dramatised with special effects in post-production.
>> No. 5361 Anonymous
9th December 2021
Thursday 1:46 pm
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Like otherlad said there's an absolute tonne of editing, so it's kind of bullshit, but it's not fake. It's just trying to get a shot of a tiny rodent running about that lasts more than two seconds is basically impossible, so you get five shots of it running around at different times and string them together. That's probably half of these programmes are in slow-mo too. Filming the turtle feast is probably one of the easier gigs. Throw some chips on the floor at your nearest seafront and you've basically got the same situation going on, except you get to go somewhere nice and warm to film the turtles getting snaffled.

I, personally, can't stomach the amount of drama and spectacle they attempt to cram into natural history programming and I'd be much happier watching a frog sat on a leaf while Attenborough tells me about it, as opposed to watching Disney's Marvel's Salmon Mating Season and having to hear another clumsy analogy to human society.

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>> No. 70057 Are Moaty
9th December 2021
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>> No. 31305 Anonymous
6th December 2021
Monday 2:50 pm
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As a 30 year old male, should I not be using Discord?
Recently I took to exploring Discord community servers in hope of finding a group that's active enough to warrant casual participation - simulate some social context and maybe even physically talk to people, learn some skills, etc. But each server I've found seems to be full of teenagers discovering their identities and I feel like I really shouldn't interact with these people.
We've all heard of the estrogen hidden in drugs, sold outside the school gate, Discord story (or perhaps not) but I've just found a server that explicitly allows discussion of child abuse, fostering and cult activity. What's worse is that the community apparently acts behind a soft and colourful front of making the internet a more nostalgic place - which appear to actually attract members, including vulnerable young people. No doubt this particular server is full of undercover agents, thank god.

It troubles me that every fucking time I try to develop my social life this horror of child abuse rears its head.
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>> No. 31336 Anonymous
8th December 2021
Wednesday 12:27 am
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When I was 29, I met a 19 year old at a party. She looked considerably older and I looked considerably younger, so I guess we both thought that our age gap was less than it really was. Although half of it was that I consciously avoided the age question, having inferred that she had just started uni and her friends that evening also seemed 20ish. It wasn't till our first date two days later that she asked me directly how old I was. I said I was 29, and her reaction was just an "Oh...". It was easy to tell how she meant it, and the rest of that Sunday afternoon was spent between awkward silence and efforts to not be rude and keep rudimentary conversation going.

I guess my point is, a lot of lasses that age simply can't see themselves with a lad who is ten years older. It's a huge gap when you're only 19 yourself. It's something to think about for lads who think they can still pull teenagers when they are getting close to 30. With most lasses, even youthful looks that belie your true age won't save you.
>> No. 31337 Anonymous
8th December 2021
Wednesday 1:01 am
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>>31335

>I wonder what I'd think if I was on the other end of a similar situation.

As the (other) resident furry-lad, that's something that I've honestly found myself having to be quite careful of. The anonymity of going into those sorts of spaces and identifying solely through your 'sona is at once liberating, but not without its hazards.

Like you, I got into that scene much younger than I ever should have, and I was having the sorts of conversations with people that would give your average Mail reader a heart attack. So I'm very conscious that there are a lot of kids out there today in exactly the same situation; and unwittingly, my filthy late night coked up eRP sessions could end up being with someone much younger than I would like, and I'm really not sure where the law or even my own morality stands on that.

But I am forced to consider that I was doing it at that age, and I wanted it, and as far as I was concerned at that point, all the 18+ warnings and shit were just adults trying to spoil the fun. That, of course, has implications most people really don't like or want to consider.

I've resolved to just refuse people who don't seem to type very well or who otherwise seem a bit dim. My reasoning is that, frankly, you don't tend to get very many thick people in this kind of extremely online social niche; therefore I take any indication along those lines as evidence that they are either very young, or boomer tier old.

There have been a couple of Black Mirror episodes that resonated profoundly with me because they hinted at concepts like this. I suspect Are Charlie might be one of us.
>> No. 31338 Anonymous
8th December 2021
Wednesday 8:15 am
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>I am forced to consider that I was doing it at that age, and I wanted it, and as far as I was concerned at that point, all the 18+ warnings and shit were just adults trying to spoil the fun.

MSN chat rooms for me. I'd just turned 15 when they shut them down, but I'd definitely got a couple of years of use out of them by that point. I can see why they got rid of them, but I didn't knowingly cyber with anyone much older than me.

I joined FaceParty about the same age and when I changed my sexuality to bisexual I had so many grown men getting in touch with me. I looked young for my age as well. I didn't do anything with those creeps, although I did watch one of them online fuck a sex toy he'd made by wrapping a towel around balloons filled with warm water because of how absurd it was.

Teenagers are dumb and horny. I wouldn't look to exploit that. I already knew you lads were weirdos from that discussion the other day about it being fine to be the creepy older guy preying on drunken 18 year olds during freshers because "they need an older man to show them the ropes."
>> No. 31339 Anonymous
8th December 2021
Wednesday 7:59 pm
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>and as far as I was concerned at that point, all the 18+ warnings and shit were just adults trying to spoil the fun.
I see it a bit differently, going through my horny mid-teen stages in the mid 00's the internet was a different place yeah there were the MSN chat rooms and forums where I sometimes interacted with adults a bit, for the most part communities were smaller and all of my adventures into ignoring +18 warnings were entirely private and anonymous. Contrast that to today where everything is social, with telegram and twitter and every other platform not only putting the adult content in easy reach of young people but also putting them a click away from interacting with the people creating and sharing adult content in a way that didn't exist when I was underage myself and it really does disgust me (but then even as a lad with bisexual tendencies I never did see the appeal in getting bummed by a fat hairy 50 year old unlike a lot of my peers seemed to).

Anecdotally a lot of adult performs on twitter just have massive long block lists of all the underage kids who've tried DMing them.
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8th December 2021
Wednesday 10:43 pm
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I never went on specific MSN chat rooms, I don't think, but I went on IRC and met a few people whom I then added on MSN. One was a woman in her 40s, who was fully aware that I was 14 or 15 or whatever age I was. It only occurred to me many years later that this was really quite a strange thing to happen. Was she grooming me? Because it didn't work. Does she just have the world's most depressing life, where pursuing friendships with children is the only interaction she gets? That sounds awful if so. I really can't understand why she would want to speak to me more than just in passing.

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>> No. 442884 Anonymous
23rd March 2021
Tuesday 12:43 am
/b/442884 Hypotheticals
I sometimes play out hypothetical scenarios in my head and what I'd do. I thought it would make for an interesting thread if I started listing them and getting some solutions, it might even be a learning experience as there's usually things I don't have an answer to.

So my first go:

If you broke one of your legs, how fucked would you be? How about both? That's not a threat. I was thinking about it the other night and how, frankly, I'd probably give breaking my legs a miss. My main problem is that I live up a few flights of stairs with no disabled access so I'd be trapped. I assume you can ask a delivery driver to come upstairs if you explain your position, so I wouldn't starve, but if both my legs are broken there's getting home from the hospital or going back as the legs heal.

I'd probably have to move out and live with my parents for at least a year. Do removal companies offer a service where they will pack your things up even if you don't organise? I don't much fancy my family finding my fleshlight.
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>> No. 448270 Anonymous
8th December 2021
Wednesday 5:46 pm
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You reckon you could get London to burn with a bit of effort? Pick a warm windy day and start a few fires upwind?
(I got here from 'how to build a really big beacon to attract the last remaining woman, since I reckon wanking would get old after a few years, and sheep just aren't really that attractive when you get right down to it.)
HorseLad up there probably has the right idea, and horses take enough looking after that it'd be something to do other than wanking myself raw. In fact, other than actually eating sheep, life would be much the same as now. Look after horses, sheep and dog, make massive fires. I suppose I'd grow and store veg, and assume that I'll be dead before all the tins in all the shops are toxic. Fewer meetings, I suppose.
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8th December 2021
Wednesday 6:16 pm
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I'm not an engineer but I'm definitely that way inclined, I can rebuild an engine, wire a house, that sort of thing. I'm also a camping dweeb so have learned quite a lot on how to live off the land, scavenge and so forth, I'm a pretty good shot with a rifle, sort of know how to hunt, and definitely know how to butcher an animal.

Honestly my hobbies have sort of accidentally gave me all the sorts of skills the mad preppers wank over. This must be why everyone on .gs tells everyone to get some hobbies.

Assuming it's not an EMP type scenario, I have loads of survival adjacent guides saved on computers too, most notably biodiesel production and farming guides. Not with a mind for the apocalypse, literally because I'm a boring wonk who wants to try these sorts of things for fun.

There's no way I'd ever be lucky enough to be left alone with the world (more realistically the country, though I can also fly a plane I suppose) as my playground. I can only hope VR is good enough when I'm old that they can just strap me into this exact simulation and leave me in there until death comes.
>> No. 448272 Anonymous
8th December 2021
Wednesday 6:18 pm
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>However, one horrible thought I've had would be "what about the pets?" Because even if I dedicated all my time to freeing them, so many poor bloody animals are going to die of neglect and there's not really anything I can do. I'm not even thinking about the farm animals currently wintering in sheds either, but they are also buggered.

Probably worth thinking instead about all the packs of starving dogs that will soon be wandering the streets. Sooner or later they'll probably corner and eat you even if you carry around tins of food.
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8th December 2021
Wednesday 8:34 pm
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Have you been in a library lately? There won't be many books on that if any in your local.
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8th December 2021
Wednesday 8:47 pm
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>You reckon you could get London to burn with a bit of effort? Pick a warm windy day and start a few fires upwind?

Nah, it's all brick and concrete these days, there's just not enough fuel. There are probably a few tower blocks that would go up like a Roman candle, but the Great Fire needed wooden frames and thatched roofs to keep spreading.

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>> No. 95013 Anonymous
8th December 2021
Wednesday 4:39 pm
/pol/95013 Olaf Scholz Sworn In as Chancellor
This man is now Chancellor of Germany, and there's no telling if it will be awesome.

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/dec/08/olaf-scholz-elected-succeed-angela-merkel-german-chancellor
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>> No. 95014 Anonymous
8th December 2021
Wednesday 5:02 pm
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It's Germany, "awesome" is outside their emotional range.
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8th December 2021
Wednesday 5:45 pm
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Scholz is from Hamburg, which makes him a German Northerner. They tend to keep to themselves more, and aren't known for emotional outbursts. Bavarians and Swabians down in the south are much more lively folk, by contrast.
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8th December 2021
Wednesday 6:22 pm
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Merkel was also a Northerner. Mecklenburg state, IIRC.

I've heard some funny stories about Swabians. The "sausage incident" at a Mercedes shareholder event was possibly the most Swabian thing to happen outside the area.
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8th December 2021
Wednesday 7:35 pm
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Merkel was also born in Hamburg, interestingly enough. Her father was a Protestant pastor who then emigrated to East Germany with the whole family in the 1950s. Which was a bit of an odd thing to do. Only a handful of West German citizens every year chose to move to communist East Germany. For obvious reasons.

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>> No. 94963 Anonymous
6th December 2021
Monday 8:14 am
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The criminal drug trade is run by dangerous people whose evil has no limits... I won't stand by while evil gangs exploit our children, writes Home Secretary PRITI PATEL

Today, the Government is publishing a ten-year drugs strategy. Our focus is on reducing crime, saving lives, and sending a clear message to the criminals – if you peddle these substances across our community, we will come after you with the full force of the law.

By breaking the cycle of crime, we will support treatment and recovery for drug addicts. We will work in schools on prevention to intervene early, and support young people and families who are vulnerable and in need of help. And, when drug misusers are sentenced, they will be referred into treatment, as will prisoners after their release.

As we work to cut and reduce the demand for drugs, we will impose tougher sanctions for those who break the law. This means tougher penalties for those so-called ‘recreational’ users, such as students who ignorantly take drugs with no thought to the criminality they are supporting and those they are exploiting. Their actions are directly leading to an increase in violent crime and people dying – but they pay no price.

That will change. We will bring down the harshest possible legal sanctions and consequences for these users, including criminal sanctions, fines, curfews, compulsory drug- awareness courses and the removal of their passports.

It is a fact that certain people are more likely to fall into the drugs trap than others. It is a sad truth that misuse is rife among those who are homeless, and it is also more frequent in northern cities, seaside towns and central London boroughs. It is in everyone’s interests that we beat the problem.


https://www.Please don't ban me.co.uk/debate/article-10278595/Home-Secretary-PRITI-PATEL-wont-stand-evil-criminal-drug-gangs-exploit-children.html

Hide your passports, lads. Priti is coming for them.
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>> No. 95009 Anonymous
8th December 2021
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It's the will of the people.
>> No. 95010 Anonymous
8th December 2021
Wednesday 11:56 am
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As the world's most naive man, I'm unreasonably confident that if people actually stopped and thought about the capital punishment, we could swing this.

Now, if you'll excuse me, I have a meeting with a solicitor regarding my purchase of London bridge.
>> No. 95011 Anonymous
8th December 2021
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Considering how popular it is amongst Tory voters it's a surprise more of their MPs aren't explicitly in favour of it.

I bet if we started targeting the right backbenchers we could make some real traction with this.
>> No. 95015 Anonymous
8th December 2021
Wednesday 5:10 pm
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.gs is not your personal army, teenlad.
>> No. 95016 Anonymous
8th December 2021
Wednesday 5:45 pm
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One of our politest posters is a dog botherer furry, so no,I won't.

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>> ID: 7389f1 No. 13515 Anonymous
10th December 2015
Thursday 8:44 pm

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Ban appeals, supplication and fry-ups.
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>> ID: 078ea8 No. 15896 Anonymous
6th December 2021
Monday 12:24 pm

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First they came for the Patel posters, and I did not speak out-
Because I am not into hatefucking.

Then they came for the Millican posters, and I did not speak out-
Because I am not a chubby chaser.

Then they came for the Vorderman posters, and I did not speak out-
Because I am not into excessive plastic surgery.

Then they came for me-
And there was no one left to speak for me.
>> ID: 13c32f No. 15897 Anonymous
6th December 2021
Monday 12:56 pm

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I agree. If you can't subvert a thread discussing something a woman has done by making lewd comments about said woman, then this is the beginning of the end for Britain's preeminant discussion forum, and I won't be renewing my membership.

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>> ID: 223e0e No. 15898 Anonymous
6th December 2021
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This isn't quite what this thread is for, but I was trying to post from the cinema (the film hadn't started, I'm not a monster) the other week, but I was perma-banned, so I was wondering, did one of you lot work in a cinema at some point? Or was it some kind of "range ban" which I don't really understand, but whatever.
>> ID: 13c32f No. 15899 Anonymous
6th December 2021
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Well was it on the cinema's Wifi, or on your mobile data?
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6th December 2021
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>Then they came for the Millican posters

I must have missed that.

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>> No. 42485 Anonymous
2nd December 2021
Thursday 12:10 pm
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Do you ever go through the picturesd folder in your computer and thing "Damn this is really telling of me", especially when you consider all the other, SFW shit that you've clearly an interest in?
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>> No. 42506 Anonymous
4th December 2021
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There are more posts on .gs right now that I would expunge from all records with immediate effect than at any other time I can remember.
>> No. 42507 Anonymous
5th December 2021
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Just for once I wish /x/ had a thread that wasn't about posting the most unattractive picture you have.
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5th December 2021
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>"I don't think the fields they want me to fertilise .."
>> No. 42510 Anonymous
6th December 2021
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I think it was the Sunday Sport. I've tried Googling Abbey Johnstone to see what she looks like ten years on but not had any luck.

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>> No. 70023 Anonymous
3rd December 2021
Friday 5:17 pm
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Are white men more racist than white women?

The reason I ask is that an interracial couple of black man, white woman is far more common than white man, black woman. I know you get white men with a thing for Chinks, but they're always a bit creepy.
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>> No. 70052 YubYub
4th December 2021
Saturday 11:45 pm
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>THEY ARE PROBABLY DEFINITELY RACISTS, DEEP DOWN. NOT ALL OF THEM BUT MOST OF THEM.
Wouldn't this also be the case for people who don't have race fetishes? dolphin rape's one of those things that's very hard to define, too, since everybody is racist in some ways but not others.
>> No. 70053 Ambulancelad
5th December 2021
Sunday 2:10 pm
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Sorry, but I am class reductionist lad. There are only three of us remember, many of these identities overlap.

I did once pull a posh bird in a nightclub once by aggressively telling her I'm a working class lad and she should buy me a drink. I was amazed that it worked but I only felt a little bit dirty and used afterwards.

I'd definitely go for lucy worsley though. Phwoar.
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>> No. 70055 YubYub
5th December 2021
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Did winkleman get paralysed in a car crash or did I imagine it?
>> No. 70056 Paedofag
5th December 2021
Sunday 3:03 pm
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Lady Frederick Windsor broke her back, but didn't get quadrispazzed.

Her chauffeur swerved to avoid a deer, which is the poshest car crash I can imagine.

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>> No. 36109 Anonymous
30th November 2021
Tuesday 9:56 am
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Fishermen blocked RNLI boat rescuing migrants, caller tells James O'Brien

Zoe in Hastings said: "On Saturday my boyfriend and I were just on the beach and we heard the lifeboat station opening up and thought 'oh they have a call' and started watching. There was a group of fisherman pulled up, gutting fish on the shore, and as the boat station opened up we heard the fisherman start shouting things like 'don't bring any more of those home, we're full up', 'that's why we stopped our donations', and that kind of really horrible stuff. It was really upsetting, and you could hear the hatred in their voice", she said.

"The lifeboat crew pulled the boat out and were going to go into the water and some of the fishermen deliberately came out with their buckets and stood directly in the line of the boat so the boat couldn't be put in the water."

"Are you sure?" James asked.

"I'm absolutely sure, the police were called," she replied.


https://www.lbc.co.uk/radio/presenters/james-obrien/fishermen-blocked-rnli-boat-rescuing-migrants/

I was the radio on last week and every BBC news bulletin was led with "WE'VE ALREADY HAD THREE TIMES AS MANY MIGRANTS CROSS THE CHANNEL IN SMALL BOATS THAN WE HAD LAST YEAR" and illegal immigration is now one of the biggest concerns amongst a large swathe of voters. It seems to be in the news almost every day as one of the lead stories.

What is to be done about it? Priti Patel only seems concerned with sabre-rattling and looking tough.
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4th December 2021
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> I wonder if the next logical step of liberal hegemony will be that once we've brought regime change to their countries we'll start prosecuting them for past hate-speech. They won't even be able to run because we could scan their internet history wherever they turn up.

I don't think it would work that way.

Their past hate speech gives them negative oppression points, true, but this is overwhelmed by the positive oppression points they get by being colonised and being ethnic and religious minorities.
>> No. 36225 Anonymous
4th December 2021
Saturday 12:55 pm
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It'd be funnier to wait for someone like Are Nige or Are Tommeh to start fundraising for a boat so they can start patrolling the Channel popping dinghies or returning them to France.
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It was done a few years back but mysteriously the ship was blocked from ports by fisherman and (allegedly) the owner not paying docking fees so couldn't replenish - the activists eventually abandoned her.
https://www.maritime-executive.com/editorials/crew-abandoned-after-right-wing-activists-end-charter

This being while the Libyan coastguard was being trained and funded by Italy, camps were paid for by the EU in Libya and Sudan to detain migrants and NGOs were shut down for (allegedly) working with people smugglers. I assert because society was so divided on the time that states refused to risk any public confrontation on either side, as we'll likely see happen with the RNLI boats where the government must find a means to stop them without being publicly seen to shut down the institution. I think people are a lot harder on the migrant issue these days mind.
>> No. 36233 Anonymous
4th December 2021
Saturday 9:54 pm
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>Why don't we just chuck the RNLI a couple quid to bring the migrants back to the safety of France?

They're only legally entitled to do so if France is the nearest safe harbour. They could lie to the French, but that lie would be obvious because of the AIS data. Also the RNLI has a backbone - it isn't right on, it's just dedicated to the mission of saving life at sea. Trust is more important to that mission than money.
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5th December 2021
Sunday 12:10 am
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The entire situation feels like a smaller scale repeat of what's been going on in the Mediterranean Sea for several years now, with official coast guard type organisations either staying away from migrant vessels or being quite heavy handed while several charities with a rescue focus do the grunt work of fishing people out of the water. Depending on where they drop them off the latter are not exactly beloved and regularly have trouble geting docking permission amongst other kinds of harrassment.

Fingers crossed it doesn't get that way in the channel for RNLI in particular. Maybe I just missed it all these years but the recent news is the first time I heard a bad word about the work they do. It's worrying that they're seemingly fair game now when what they do, not letting people drown, should be utterly uncontroversial.

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11th November 2021
Thursday 10:43 pm
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>Insertion of foreign objects into the rectum is a well-described phenomenon and not an uncommon referral to the general surgeon on call. Although usually not life-threatening, there can be consequences following migration of the object or perforation of the large bowel. This study looks at the incidence of removal of foreign objects from the rectum over the last decade and the financial burden it presents to the NHS.

>A total of 3,500 rectal foreign bodies were removed over the course of 9 years. Males accounted for 85.1% of rectal foreign bodies whilst 14.9% were females. This equates to 348 bed-days per annum. Admission peaks were observed in the second and fifth decades of life.

>This study shows that the incidence of rectal foreign bodies is higher in men and has been increasing over the period studied. Most foreign bodies can be removed trans-anally with the use of anaesthesia, with only a small proportion of patients requiring hospital stay over 24 hours (mean length of stay = 24 hours). Nearly 400 rectal foreign body removals are performed each year with an annual cost of £338,819, illustrating the effect this has on NHS resources.

https://publishing.rcseng.ac.uk/doi/full/10.1308/rcsann.2020.7129

Stop losing things up your bum, lads.
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>> No. 36226 Anonymous
4th December 2021
Saturday 1:36 pm
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I figure it couldn't be that big, since it was a piece pulled from his private arsenal.
>> No. 36227 Anonymous
4th December 2021
Saturday 1:58 pm
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I don't think we have enough here- Is that length, diameter, circumference, what are we really dealing with here?
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I think that the quoted dimension is generally the diameter of the bullet-y bit. If he'd got the whole shell in, you'd have to have some grudging respect.
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or it could have been one of these beauties.
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It was a mortar bomb, which, in so far as any military ordinance is, shaped like a butt plug.

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>> No. 444242 Anonymous
8th June 2021
Tuesday 11:33 am
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Do you think England should go back to using the old pendragon flag it had before the Normans came and fucked everything up?
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>> No. 444366 Anonymous
9th June 2021
Wednesday 7:25 pm
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I'll teary in your bumder
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Revenge lad is back! He's been analysing all our posts and basically we're fucking stupid.

Click here to find out how.
>> No. 444368 Anonymous
9th June 2021
Wednesday 8:35 pm
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>>444367
I think you're giving revengelad too much credit.
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10th June 2021
Thursday 10:37 pm
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>>444368

Few posters even consider the possibility of shit posters from other message boards.

And yet across the gulf of space minds immeasurably superior to ours regarded our website with envious eyes, and slowly and surely, they drew their plans against us.
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Pendragon flag spotted at today's anti-vaxx March in York. Those hippies seem to love flying it.

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>> No. 6100 Anonymous
24th January 2020
Friday 1:15 pm
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Why do quite a lot of people wear jeans that are too long?
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>> No. 6135 Anonymous
28th January 2020
Tuesday 10:18 pm
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Yep. Ah well, you get the idea.
>> No. 6140 Anonymous
29th January 2020
Wednesday 5:43 pm
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>half a dozen XXL hoodies all of which are about 20 years old and way too big for me.
Depressingly, I now fit my old XXL hoodies rather well. They are still comfy as fuck, those gym rats can keep their lycra as far as I'm concerned.
>> No. 6142 Anonymous
29th January 2020
Wednesday 7:41 pm
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Once I hit my late 30s and had a bit of a mid-life crisis, I went the opposite way. The sudden realisation that I was creeping up to 22 stone and getting married, was the kick up the arse I needed to lose weight. I am at the heaviest I have been in 5 years at 16 stone, but at my lightest I was 14 and a half.
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3rd December 2021
Friday 12:19 pm
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Have jeans changed recently? I've just bought a couple of pairs online and I don't know if it's the crotch or the legs but they seem a bit... different from my other pairs of jeans. Then again, most of the other jeans that I own were bought roughly seven or eight years ago so they may have just worn to my shape with age.
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3rd December 2021
Friday 1:13 pm
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>>6421

High or low fitting crotch and seat areas of jeans are one of the features that designers like to mess with for the sake of fashion. I could be wrong, but I think the tendency is toward low seats and crotches for men right now.

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>> No. 28019 Anonymous
2nd December 2021
Thursday 4:19 pm
/g/28019 Fan heaters that don't suck.
This is pushing it a bit for /g/ , but -
can you get fan heaters with continuously variable output? I've got a heater in my little office, but it clicks from 1KW to zero, while still running the fan, so I get a blast of cold air.
I'd rather it was more subtle, and backed the airflow down a bit, backed the heat off a bit based on the incoming air temperature. Obviously tune it so it's not hunting wildly.
Is this something one can buy, or do I have to build my own?
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>> No. 28026 Anonymous
2nd December 2021
Thursday 8:37 pm
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I mean the air movement relies on wind alone. The fan is simply a mechanism to turn the generator.
>> No. 28027 Anonymous
2nd December 2021
Thursday 8:41 pm
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Perpetual motion.
>> No. 28028 Anonymous
2nd December 2021
Thursday 8:44 pm
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A kW PFC stage isn't terribly expensive, as it's the front end of a moderate PC power supply. I could then PWM the output of that (which is basically 450V DC) into a series pair of regular elements.
Probably have horrible flicker & harmonics, but fuck it. Hm, I could just use the whole PC PSU, and switch in and out power resistors mounted to a massive blown heatsink, fed from 12V. That would be relatively sanely priced, not too offensive to the mains supply, quiet and reliable.

You're all right (except jumper lad), I should ditch blown air and get a panel or a convector. If I can rest my feet on it, so much the better.
>> No. 28029 Anonymous
2nd December 2021
Thursday 10:28 pm
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It would, but the need for it to be windy to stay warm seems impractical.
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3rd December 2021
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IIRC the Dyson Hot + Cool fan heater does have continuously variable output, but it's also £400.

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>> No. 9544 Anonymous
26th June 2013
Wednesday 10:29 pm
/nom/9544 Recipes only, no comments. Stickied

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>> No. 14806 Anonymous
30th November 2021
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This is a fucking travesty. He's managed to phone that in more than Marco doing the Knorr ads.
>> No. 14807 Anonymous
30th November 2021
Tuesday 4:07 pm
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There's something very unconvincing about that performance.
>> No. 14810 Anonymous
30th November 2021
Tuesday 11:37 pm
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I know he gets told when filming these that he has to do it in a certain way to appease whoever is paying for it, but fuck me. That is the worst grilled cheese sandwich I have ever seen. Too thick, bread burned, fucking kimchi? Mate, that's not a grilled cheese is it's a cheese melt.

Speaking of melts, Gordon has gone of the deep end.
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2nd December 2021
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