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>> No. 26960 Anonymous
21st December 2018
Friday 1:54 pm
/g/26960 Building a PC
Inspite of everything, I've given myself the medium term goal of building a decent PC, with a view to updrading it over time. I need to edit video and I'd like to play games on it, of course, so since Monday I've been doing some fairly basic research and making sure I wasn't playing myself by adding any daft components I don't need.

The following link is my basic idea that I'll be adding further SSDs and more RAM to over time, but I'd like to know if anyone has any advice, generally or specifically, about building a PC and possibly saving money while doing so. Video cards are still slightly mysterious to me right now.

https://uk.pcpartpicker.com/list/Fv4LBb
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>> No. 27883 Anonymous
27th April 2021
Tuesday 1:28 pm
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>>27880
If you're prepared to just chuck that much money away, I could do some serious good for my local community with that.
>> No. 27884 Anonymous
27th April 2021
Tuesday 7:43 pm
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>>27883
I'd be genuinely interested in hearing what you think can be done with three or four grand, because to me it seems like nothing. Maybe pay for groceries for a few families for a month or two?
>> No. 27886 Anonymous
27th April 2021
Tuesday 8:52 pm
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>>27884
It's enough to build and secure* a decent size and quality material greenhouse which I could use as a nursery to supply people with lots of free food plants every year, indefinitely. Myself and various charity/local-NGOs would foot the ongoing bill for the soil/compost and pots. Two and a half grand would be plenty, I can do the installation/labour myself.

*move fences around for protection.
>> No. 27889 Anonymous
28th April 2021
Wednesday 6:13 am
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>>27886

Where are you? I have an 18m sq glass one I was planning to give away for free.

Though saying that what's wrong with just paying a few hundred quid for a similar sized polytunnel?
>> No. 27892 Anonymous
28th April 2021
Wednesday 1:21 pm
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>>27889
London. Polytunnel degrades quite rapidly though that's an option.

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>> No. 4724 Anonymous
4th May 2013
Saturday 3:29 pm
/spo/4724 Hullfa.gs
What a tense 24 hours this has been for us Tigers! Prospects for next seasons, any pointers from fellow Hullfa.gs on who to sign?
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>> No. 8972 Anonymous
19th July 2020
Sunday 2:33 am
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>>8971
Ta for that, I'll let No Plan McCann know in the morning.
>> No. 8973 Anonymous
24th July 2020
Friday 10:35 pm
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>>5417

>The fans counting down to 19:04 before they start the City Til I Die gave me chills down my spine. Allam's been trying all sorts to stop that, the other game he turned the screen with the clock on off for a minute around the 19th minute and last week he had the clock made tiny so you could barely read it, which I believe is where the countdown came from.

Got no idea what this is going on here but I'm really curious, what's the relevance of 19:04 and why is Allam trying to stop it?
>> No. 8974 Anonymous
24th July 2020
Friday 10:56 pm
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>>8973
Formed in 1904. It's used as a protest song against the proposed change from Hull City to Hull Tigers.
>> No. 9102 Anonymous
10th April 2021
Saturday 5:43 pm
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Do you reckon we'll win League One? It would be the first actual league title since 1966.
>> No. 9129 Anonymous
27th April 2021
Tuesday 8:53 pm
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>>9102

In the bag, hullfa.g. We should be beating Wigan, and probably Charlton as well with current form. Peterborough have to play Lincoln and Donny, so our nearest neighbours in the league could give us a hand.

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>> No. 68659 Ambulancelad
26th April 2021
Monday 8:58 pm
/iq/68659 Taking bets on how long this will be up
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>> No. 68662 Crabkiller
27th April 2021
Tuesday 2:47 pm
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Not very long at all.

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>> No. 443102 Anonymous
9th April 2021
Friday 12:12 pm
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Requiescat in pace
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>> No. 443403 Anonymous
18th April 2021
Sunday 7:15 am
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>>443400
It's what he would have wanted.
>> No. 443404 Anonymous
18th April 2021
Sunday 10:01 pm
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>>443400

About time people get out of lockdown.
>> No. 443405 Anonymous
19th April 2021
Monday 12:00 am
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>>443400

RIP SWEET PRINCE YR NOW WITH THE ANGLES N SAXONS
>> No. 443492 Anonymous
27th April 2021
Tuesday 7:44 am
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Prince Andrew set up firm with disgraced Coutts financier Harry Keogh

The Duke of York has gone into business with a former Coutts banker who quit in disgrace over allegations of sexual harassment.

Prince Andrew has set up a company with Harry Keogh, who left the Queen’s bank in March 2018 after he was accused of touching a female colleague inappropriately and boasting about his sexual exploits. The new venture, which The Times understands will be a vehicle for Andrew’s family investments, is named Lchronic masturbatorles after the 18th-century battle against the French in which the British were commanded by the Duke of York.

At Coutts he was accused of touching a woman’s groin while demonstrating the site of an injury. His behaviour was said to be so toxic that some female staff refused to work with him. The private bank carried out an investigation in 2015 and the chief executive recommended he leave, according to The Wall Street Journal. It was decided that he should stay, but he was disciplined and eventually resigned in March 2018.


https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/prince-andrew-set-up-firm-with-disgraced-coutts-financier-harry-keogh-xm6l0z20t

He sure knows how to pick them.
>> No. 443493 Anonymous
27th April 2021
Tuesday 10:18 am
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Probably the only kind of person willing to work with him at the moment. Although I don't really know why he needs a vehicle for family investments unless he's trying to hide assets before Charles gets to the throne.

>named Lchronic masturbatorles after the 18th-century battle against the French in which the British were commanded by the Duke of York.

That got me on first glance.

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>> No. 5296 Anonymous
12th November 2012
Monday 3:26 pm
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http://www.forbes.com/sites/andygreenberg/2012/08/06/black-market-drug-site-silk-road-booming-22-million-in-annual-mostly-illegal-sales

Well done Dread Pirate Roberts!
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>> No. 7952 Anonymous
20th July 2017
Thursday 9:43 pm
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Exclusive: Dutch Cops on AlphaBay ‘Refugees’

>Following today’s breaking news about U.S. and international authorities taking down the competing Dark Web drug bazaars AlphaBay and Hansa Market, KrebsOnSecurity caught up with the Dutch investigators who took over Hansa on June 20, 2017. When U.S. authorities shuttered AlphaBay on July 5, police in The Netherlands saw a massive influx of AlphaBay refugees who were unwittingly fleeing directly into the arms of investigators. What follows are snippets from an exclusive interview with Petra Haandrikman, team leader of the Dutch police unit that infiltrated Hansa.

https://krebsonsecurity.com/2017/07/exclusive-dutch-cops-on-alphabay-refugees/
>> No. 7953 Anonymous
20th July 2017
Thursday 9:51 pm
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>>7952
The Hansa bust at the same time is a masterstroke - the LEA are getting good at this stuff.
>> No. 8497 Anonymous
26th April 2021
Monday 4:49 pm
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Sorry for the necrobump but didn't think it was worth a new thread.

Basically if someone theoretically wanted to start perusing dnms (for research) what's the easiest, idiot proof way of doing it? I've got a mac I use for day to day browsing but from what I've read I might be better off just buying a cheap laptop specifically for the purpose, then basically use TOR and TAILS?

If you know of any decent idiots guides for this sort of thing would appreciate a point in the right direction.
>> No. 8498 Anonymous
26th April 2021
Monday 7:01 pm
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>>8497

The easiest option is to run TAILS on a burner laptop. It's designed to be relatively foolproof and is used by a lot of people to do proper naughty things, largely without incident. The TAILS documentation is pretty good and you shouldn't find it too challenging to get running if you're reasonably tech savvy. If you know what an ISO is, it'll be piss-easy.

TAILS is designed by some very smart people to be extremely secure, but it isn't 100% guaranteed to protect your identity; there is a very small chance that your machine could be hacked, causing your true IP address to leak. This is highly unlikely unless you're doing Extremely Naughty Things that make you a high priority target for a major intelligence agency, but it can be mitigated if you think that's a realistic threat model. If you do think that's a realistic threat model, then you need to teach yourself infosec to a high level or get treatment for your paranoia.

TAILS provides a very high level of anonymity, but it can't guarantee privacy - any information you send over the network can potentially be intercepted or seized. That's not a big worry if you're just buying a few dingers from a reputable seller, but it's certainly something to be aware of.
>> No. 8499 Anonymous
26th April 2021
Monday 9:36 pm
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>>8498

Appreciate the reply ladm8. Nowt too naughty just had a supply dry up and looking to expand options. Nothing to put me on any radars of import.

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>> No. 68652 Moralfag
26th April 2021
Monday 4:48 pm
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'S club (Tina & Brad)' may be the saddest thing I've seen in quite some time.
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>> No. 68656 YubYub
26th April 2021
Monday 5:44 pm
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Weren't Tina & Brad (and also Hannah) the ones who didn't actually sing the songs? Didn't the S Club members only get paid like 20k per anum? Remember when Paul left to form a nu metal band?
>> No. 68657 Auntiefucker
26th April 2021
Monday 5:55 pm
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>>68656
Bradders and Jo were the only ones really singing on Don't Stop Movin'. No idea about their other songs.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vm262cXxRrU

There's at least one song on Visions by Grimes, can't remember which one off the top of my head, that I always expect to burst into Bradley's rapping on Don't Stop Movin'.

Also, 5ive are now 3hree.
>> No. 68658 Anonymous
26th April 2021
Monday 8:26 pm
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Imagine being the legends behind Let Me Be Your Fantasy, a song that defined a generation, and getting lower billing than Blazin' Squad and two of S Club 7.

Also, where's Kelly Llorenna? She nearly always does these things.
>> No. 68660 Samefag
26th April 2021
Monday 9:04 pm
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>>68658
Blazin squad weren't even a 90s band, their first single was out late 2002.
>> No. 68661 YubYub
26th April 2021
Monday 9:14 pm
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Bloody hell, Kenzie got ripped.

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>> No. 8487 Anonymous
21st February 2021
Sunday 1:31 am
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What are the best ways to mitigate that "drained" feeling you get after MDMA? I'm sure there's a neuroscientific explanation involving serotonin receptors or summat, but I've tried tryptophan supplements in the past and it didn't feel like they did anything.
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>> No. 8492 Anonymous
26th April 2021
Monday 5:25 am
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Start getting ratty with people who were your best mates a few hours ago and try to pick a fight with them.

Turn off your phone for a day so whoever loves you is a bit worried because you "just can't face the world".

Order a case of Stella at 5am and hit up the gs.
>> No. 8493 Anonymous
26th April 2021
Monday 11:25 am
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Why's no-one suggested weed yet, am I imagining its effectiveness? Any night I'm planning on MD, I'll have my house clean and comfort food ready for the next day and get the bacon sandwich + water, but skip the walk for chainsmoking joints. It usually works quite nicely.

As mentioned above, it gets easier once you just accept you're going to feel shit and that you're essentially just going to be surviving rather than living for the next day or two.
>> No. 8494 Anonymous
26th April 2021
Monday 12:04 pm
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>>8493

On the comedown of MD when I'm feeling drained, low and paranoid, the last thing I want is something that clouds my mind while making me even more paranoid.
>> No. 8495 Anonymous
26th April 2021
Monday 12:05 pm
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>>8493

Weed makes me worry the world is ending and I'm at the centre of a giant conspiracy as it is, so not great for treating comedowns from other substances honestly.
>> No. 8496 Anonymous
26th April 2021
Monday 1:05 pm
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>>8487
A 5mg diazepam before bed and then another when you wake up. Plenty of water.

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>> No. 68634 Anonymous
25th April 2021
Sunday 4:09 pm
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I'm renewing my passport, which means sending my old one off, which means having no ID until the bureaucracy deigns to send my new passport. Fuck knows what happens if they decide they don't like my new photo.
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>> No. 68644 Auntiefucker
26th April 2021
Monday 8:19 am
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>>68643
>no how to

/IQ/ perfection 10/10
>> No. 68645 Moralfag
26th April 2021
Monday 8:31 am
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>>68643
What's the point of having kids and driving yourself?
>> No. 68646 YubYub
26th April 2021
Monday 10:40 am
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Get the kids driving, earning their bloody keep.
>> No. 68647 Samefag
26th April 2021
Monday 10:56 am
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>>68646

MY KIDS ARE USUALLY SHITFACED, SO I JUST MAKE THEM PUSH ME AROUND IN A SHOPPING TROLLEY. THEY AREN'T QUITE TALL ENOUGH TO REACH THE HANDLE, SO I TRY TO AVOID HILLS.
>> No. 68648 Samefag
26th April 2021
Monday 12:47 pm
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>>68641

The best jokes always have a grain of truth to them.

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>> No. 439651 Anonymous
17th October 2020
Saturday 4:48 pm
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New weekend thread, gloom and doom edition.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WxY7O4eFHRk
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>> No. 443114 Anonymous
9th April 2021
Friday 1:43 pm
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>>443113
It's just started working again. I posted this, picked up my phone and the little yellow warning sign on my laptop went away. Please, I'm not mentally healthy enough to handle these kinds of coincidences.
>> No. 443467 Anonymous
24th April 2021
Saturday 1:44 pm
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I'm concerned I might have Sopite Syndrome.
>> No. 443469 Anonymous
24th April 2021
Saturday 1:54 pm
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>>443114
You're welcome, mate.
>> No. 443470 Anonymous
24th April 2021
Saturday 3:13 pm
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My weekend breakfasts really have to stop. By the time I've eaten, washed up and watched something it's well into the afternoon.

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>>443114
I had the same problem this morning which fixed itself when I restarted the laptop. Not the modem, the laptop. That may seem normal but my phone had also lost internet access that came back to life when I restarted the laptop.

Magnets innit.
>> No. 443471 Anonymous
24th April 2021
Saturday 5:12 pm
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I think I've been out in the sun too long; I've got a headache now.

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>> No. 15041 Anonymous
10th May 2018
Thursday 5:43 pm
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>Drag queens banned from performing at Free Pride Glasgow event over fears acts will offend trans people

[...]

>The organisation said in a statement that it hopes to create a safe space for all members of the LGBTQIA+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, intersex, asexual) community, and that while the decision may "disappoint" some people "the needs of the most marginalised groups within our community come first."

[...]

>Free Pride Glasgow said: “It was felt that it [drag performance] would make some of those who were transgender or questioning their gender uncomfortable. It was felt by the group within the Trans/Non Binary Caucus that some drag performance, particularly cis drag, hinges on the social view of gender and making it into a joke, however transgender individuals do not feel as though their gender identity is a joke.”


Life rarely takes the piss out of itself like this. It almost sounds like the plot of a South Park episode.
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>> No. 33333 Anonymous
24th April 2021
Saturday 1:58 pm
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>>33332

I envy you you seem to not care about making friends at all.
>> No. 33334 Anonymous
24th April 2021
Saturday 2:45 pm
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>>33333

If you do care then why do you keep acting like you do?
>> No. 33335 Anonymous
24th April 2021
Saturday 3:22 pm
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>>33334

You are bringing out your a-game shit all over the thread trolling material now aren't you lad.
>> No. 33336 Anonymous
24th April 2021
Saturday 3:37 pm
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>>33335

It's always someone else's fault, even when they're just imitating you.
>> No. 33337 Anonymous
24th April 2021
Saturday 4:49 pm
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You can all fuck off now and go for a walk or something, it's a nice day and this cuntoff is starting to become tragic.

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>> No. 68500 R4GE
8th April 2021
Thursday 4:12 am
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Not been here for a few years.

Thought I would pop in to ask how it's all going for you bunch of guardian readers?

Politics hasn't really been going your way for a good few years now has it?

Even the Labour party has a Morrissey loving nationalist at the helm.


P.s.

Hahahahahahahahahahahahaha
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>> No. 68545 Crabkiller
11th April 2021
Sunday 3:26 am
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>>68544

He's been having a holiday at Her Majesty's Pleasure after that thing with the iPhone.
>> No. 68546 Searchfag
11th April 2021
Sunday 9:35 pm
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How do his socks stay up?
>> No. 68547 R4GE
11th April 2021
Sunday 10:46 pm
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>>68500
Look at the gunt on her. Surely that's the .gs ideal woman???
>> No. 68548 Paedofag
11th April 2021
Sunday 11:24 pm
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>>68546

They're made of marble or whatever.
>> No. 68633 Billbob
24th April 2021
Saturday 10:29 am
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>>68544
Well, I sometimes flit around the remaining red boards from the fucked company diaspora, but they are pretty dead so its usually the brit themed thread at the other place.

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>> No. 92649 Anonymous
31st March 2021
Wednesday 2:17 pm
/pol/92649 Race report: 'UK not deliberately rigged against ethnic minorities'
>The UK "no longer" has a system rigged against people from ethnic minorities, a review set up by No 10 says.

>The Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities said family structure and social class had a bigger impact than race on how people's lives turned out.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-56585538

Was Marxistlad right? Could it really have been class all along?
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>> No. 93158 Anonymous
23rd April 2021
Friday 10:23 pm
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>>93157
It's the thin end of the wedge.
>> No. 93159 Anonymous
23rd April 2021
Friday 10:45 pm
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>>93156
>This thread hadn't been touched for six days
Welcome to .gs, where the userbase occasionally has better things to do than shitpost on the internet.
>> No. 93160 Anonymous
23rd April 2021
Friday 11:18 pm
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>>93156


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nwipdk6-_NY
>> No. 93164 Anonymous
24th April 2021
Saturday 12:07 am
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>>93159
>the userbase occasionally has better things to do than shitpost on the internet

It's the audacity of this lie that really gets to me.
>> No. 93165 Anonymous
24th April 2021
Saturday 12:30 am
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>>93164
Are you suggesting that having a wank isn't more satisfying than shitposting on the internet?

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>> No. 4814 Anonymous
21st April 2020
Tuesday 7:24 pm
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Scientifically speaking, what's the best form of poo?
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>> No. 4819 Anonymous
21st April 2020
Tuesday 8:23 pm
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>>4818

As an IBS sufferer, I find this offensive and triggering. All poos matter.
>> No. 4917 Anonymous
22nd April 2021
Thursday 6:48 pm
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Would a transporter poo have the same post-poo sense of fulfilment as a regular poo or does the action of taking a poo induce a euphoric effect? I know the vagus nerve is stimulated when you have a big poo but is it the physical motion that it likes or just the emptiness.

I've also noticed that we have a surprising amount of poo threads to choose from. Or not nearly enough.
>> No. 4918 Anonymous
22nd April 2021
Thursday 9:14 pm
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Please, you have to fix the hide thread command. Just fix it, please. I can't handle this. I already did a week in the clink for not wanting to think about shite don't make me a lifer.
>> No. 4919 Anonymous
22nd April 2021
Thursday 9:47 pm
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Top notch shitposting, lads.
>> No. 4920 Anonymous
23rd April 2021
Friday 5:22 pm
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>>4918
You can use uBlock origin to block the thread's element.

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>> No. 68621 YubYub
21st April 2021
Wednesday 2:30 pm
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>A woman has admitted murdering Phoenix Netts, 28, whose remains were found in two suitcases in the Forest of Dean in Gloucestershire, England.

https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2021/apr/21/woman-28-admits-to-phoenix-netts-body-found-forest-of-dean-gareeca-conita-gordon

Phoenix Netts = Phoenix Nights
Dead = Garlic Bread
Garlic Bread = Peter Kay
Peter Kay = Phoenix Nights

I think, subliminally, they're trying to tell us something about whether Peter Kay is still alive.
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>> No. 68622 Paedofag
21st April 2021
Wednesday 2:32 pm
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Has anyone noticed that Sarah Everard disappeared off the news on the 16th April? I've found one or two articles published a few days ago regarding Wayne Couzens wife going on bail, but it's like everything completely dried up at the same time. This angers me for some reason.
>> No. 68626 Anonymous
21st April 2021
Wednesday 6:53 pm
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>>68622
The whole case is spooky as fuck tbh. Imagine there's much more going on there than we'll ever know.
>> No. 68627 Auntiefucker
21st April 2021
Wednesday 7:30 pm
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>>68622

The press was only instructed to push that story to cover for the policing bill, now that's dropped out of the cycle too there's no point.
>> No. 68630 Paedofag
21st April 2021
Wednesday 11:27 pm
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If anything, I would have thought that this is code that Voldemort's followers had killed three notorious members of the Order of the Phoenix, known to be hiding in the Forest of Dean.

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>> No. 68578 Anonymous
18th April 2021
Sunday 12:30 am
/iq/68578 mUSCLEs
I'M BACK
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>> No. 68604 Paedofag
21st April 2021
Wednesday 12:14 pm
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I remember thinking 'purple Aki' was just a way for people to say 'laplander' without explicitly saying it.
>> No. 68606 Samefag
21st April 2021
Wednesday 12:23 pm
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>>68604
I know someone who refers to them as Joe's. Joe Daki.
>> No. 68609 YubYub
21st April 2021
Wednesday 12:44 pm
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My dad used to call our house 'NAJIS', which stood for 'Not a Jap in sight'. I was only like 9 or 10 when he started doing this. He was working with Sumitomo Bank at the time so was presumably a bit tired of immersion in Japanese culture.

He did vote BNP in the local elections in early 2000's, but also voted Remain and Labour most recently despite his views remaining consistent. Interesting fellow.
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21st April 2021
Wednesday 11:03 pm
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Funny. Najis means unclean in Arabic.

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>> No. 68589 Anonymous
21st April 2021
Wednesday 2:26 am
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is he going to get bummed?
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>> No. 68620 R4GE
21st April 2021
Wednesday 2:25 pm
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>>68619
But it clearly was his fault, he's got dark skin.
>> No. 68623 YubYub
21st April 2021
Wednesday 3:11 pm
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Legally speaking the result was correct, because (quite bizarrely, IMO) second and third degree murder doesn't actually require an intent to kill, only recklessness. Under English law, Chauvin would be guilty of manslaughter but not murder.

The broader issue is that the system has wriggled off the hook. This verdict is being heralded as a moment of seismic change, but there's no hint that any systemic change is actually going to happen. There's no inquiry into why Chauvin was hired, how he was trained and why he kept his job after numerous complaints. There's no inquiry into the socioeconomic circumstances that leads people like Floyd to repeatedly come into contact with the police. This verdict is a victory for the "a few bad apples" defence of the status quo. Chauvin may well be a bad apple, but the whole barrel is still rotten.
>> No. 68624 Moralfag
21st April 2021
Wednesday 3:29 pm
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>>68623
>There's no inquiry into why Chauvin was hired, how he was trained and why he kept his job after numerous complaints.
I like how you posted this literally minutes before the USDOJ announced one.

Can you post something about how none of us are just going to get a million quid handed to us? For science, obviously.
>> No. 68625 Moralfag
21st April 2021
Wednesday 3:36 pm
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>>68624

Tonight's lottery numbers definitely won't be 6, 11, 17, 33, 38, and 54.
>> No. 68628 Auntiefucker
21st April 2021
Wednesday 8:28 pm
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>>68620
The classic "Arrested for possession of melanin" defence.

Anyway, I remember seeing something last year where possibly the mayor of Minneapolis said he knew there were bad, racist cops, but he couldn't fire them because the police unions are too powerful. If he sacked a man like Derek Chauvin for nothing other than hurting liberal feefees with his hatred of smelly thieving darkies, every cop in the state would go on strike and it would all turn into Robocop. I find it very odd that this can be the case at one end, while Amazon employees vote against forming a union at the other end.

Anyway, Chauvin looked very fetching in his suit during the trial. Just a lovable rogue. I'd bum him if I saw him in prison.

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>> No. 5227 Anonymous
12th March 2021
Friday 3:19 pm
/boo/5227 Renters UBI
The way I see it eventually we probably will see something like a universal basic income but it will intersect with the time when property prices become truly unaffordable for anyone but the very wealthy. At that point you will have a system where a class of landlords are being propped up by public money and funded by the renters - who need jobs because the UBI will all go on rent because of demand. Perhaps rents will even exceed UBI in some areas.

Sure you might still be able to live in crowded or dilapidated homes but it will be an impoverished existence that will keep those working who have the limited skills not taken by automation as the landed get richer and richer.

This is something somewhat highlighted when you first saw UBI as an idea take hold around 2016, a blog from Shelter notes that it's simplicity is bloody terrible when it concerns the housing market because costs of living differ and many households - single parents or large families - would be disadvantaged. To make matters worse the solutions can prove impractical because there would always be a period of residency involved to a local rate and that will have to account for the fact that rental contract usually span a mere 6 months:
https://blog.shelter.org.uk/2016/04/what-could-a-citizens-income-do-for-the-housing-crisis/

Are we fucked? Posted in /boo/ because I think this one might be true.

>I will just move somewhere else, like Ireland or Australia!

If you've spent any time on international websites you will notice that being priced out of ever owning a home is global phenomenon. There's no escape unless you can make do in a rural setting away from jobs and services.
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>> No. 5282 Anonymous
19th April 2021
Monday 5:08 pm
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>>5280

I am not comfortable with a shitposting Chancellor.
>> No. 5283 Anonymous
19th April 2021
Monday 6:16 pm
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>>5281
>the "trust" that comes with having all transactions hashed (at the low low cost of country-sized electricity bills)
You must know that isn't true, so why are you saying it?
>> No. 5284 Anonymous
19th April 2021
Monday 6:38 pm
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>>5283
The claim that bitcoin mining uses more electricity than Ireland, Argentina, Denmark, Ruritania, etc. is an incredibly common one with at least some evidence to support it. I assume that most people will be familiar with such claims, which makes it a good area to get in a small joke while working towards two separate points: absent a distributed ledger like cryptocurrency, it's hard to see what advantage a digital currency offers over pounds, but with a distributed ledger you're introducing pointless inefficiency to transactions for little obvious reason. ("Trust", but the BoE is already trustworthy.)

I'm sure the point you wanted to make (unless you just dispute the energy use of bitcoin) is that other cryptocurrency options are far more efficient than Bitcoin so it's unfair to imply that they'd use similar amounts of energy, but it's hard to imagine any of them get it down as low per transaction as traditional digital banking. Whether the energy used is likely to be country-sized or simply "a bit inefficient" is ultimately irrelevant to the point either way, so it's a good place to throw in a quick joke that plays up wastefulness.
>> No. 5285 Anonymous
20th April 2021
Tuesday 12:40 am
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>>5280
I will admit that it has occurred to me that with house prices the way they are, and with government policy openly insistent on keeping them that way, we are now a nation of rich ballers with 50 grand in the bank that we refuse to spend because we're saving it up for a house. If you can persuade people to invest these collective millions in the economy, you can do great things with the economy while simultaneously getting your dick sucked by seedy private landlord scum. But cryptocurrency investments piss all over normal investments, at least at the moment, so vast amounts of this country's money are being spunked into magic cash-numbers instead of job creation and wealth creation and shit you can put on your manifesto. My God; it's almost like they know they're fucking hopeless at this.

So they want to jump on the cryptocurrency bandwagon. Sorry if any of this doesn't make sense; I went to the pub so I could get coofed on and die from coronavirus and now I am heroically inebriated ayyyyyyyyy
>> No. 5286 Anonymous
20th April 2021
Tuesday 5:13 pm
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>>5228
Go the whole hog and extend right to buy to private rents

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>> No. 5699 Anonymous
19th April 2021
Monday 6:06 pm
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I've sailed past the 30 mark and I've noticed in recent years that the Devil's drip after urinating is getting worse.

I'm a male in pretty good shape, exercise, and regularly have erections/orgasms. I thought my "mind-muscle connection" with my pelvic floor muscles would be fairly good, and even practice Kegel exercises after I piss, so why all the leakage?

I've got a working theory that it might be down to too much sitting. In the same way people lose the ability to fully flex their glutes even when they try, the same is probably true of the pelvic floor.

I think I'll adjust the height of my desk and stand when possible and report back to you lads.

What do you lads think? What is it in the physiology that makes this occur?
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>> No. 5701 Anonymous
19th April 2021
Monday 8:18 pm
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Just dab it dry with a bit of bog roll mate. Getting old innit.
>> No. 5702 Anonymous
19th April 2021
Monday 10:59 pm
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Do you think you got more sensitive to the drip or did it actually get worse? As in, are you leaking post pee or are you more bothered that you dribble a bit?

I'm uncomfortably close to my 40s and noticed similar, I was quite sporty before the work-from-home times so I don't think that was the issue. There are basically no occluding muscles between your urethral sphincter and your glans, so you have a couple of inches of "dead" pipe which no amount of training or will power can empty on its own.
>> No. 5703 Anonymous
19th April 2021
Monday 11:18 pm
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Lightly pinch the base of your shaft with thumb and forefinger on either side and run it up to your bellend. You can't do this at a busy urinal but it works.

I'd still mention this to a doctor which should be the policy for anything slowly knackering with time. Your theory seems off like the otherlad said, I'm not in shape at 32 and certainly not now but don't have the issue which can only be explained by all the wanking I do. Do more of that possibly?
>> No. 5704 Anonymous
19th April 2021
Monday 11:19 pm
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Push down on the perineum lightly, it'll get out the last drops. Do you drink much?

It probably doesn't cause lasting problems. Someone be a pal and let me know if it does.
>> No. 5705 Anonymous
20th April 2021
Tuesday 1:22 pm
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You know, I was actually thinking about making a thread on this exact issue myself. It's not just you lad.

I thought it was because I've been putting too much up my arse as I've gotten older and more deviant, leaving the muscles saggier and weaker, like a leather sofa you've been sitting on for ten years. But I am more rationally compelled to believe it's just age.

The mystery is why it was so much less of an issue as a younger man. What exactly has changed here, considering the fundamental anatomy is the same.

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>> No. 2916 Anonymous
19th April 2021
Monday 4:10 pm
/uhu/2916 Mosquito Proofing
Mosquito season is nearly upon us and I refuse to be eaten alive like last year. Do either of you have any tips to keep them at bay?

Reason I ask on a glue board is that I've looked into netting for the window on my flat
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Mosquito-Windows-EXTSUD-Netting-Magnetic/dp/B088JZMLYF/ref=sr_1_5?crid=10V18DM7ZWL4B&dchild=1&keywords=mosquito+net+for+windows&qid=1618844061&sprefix=mosquito+%2Caps%2C832&sr=8-5&pldnSite=1

These make use of adhesive magnets but I wonder if that is going to leave marks which is an issue as I'm renting. Any past experience using these or ways of avoiding permanent marks from adhesives would be appreciated.
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>> No. 2917 Anonymous
19th April 2021
Monday 5:07 pm
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uPVC has reasonably good chemical resistance, so you can use white vinegar, isopropanol or even dilute acetone to remove any adhesive residues from window frames. If you need to stick anything to a painted surface, use 3M Command Strips.
>> No. 2918 Anonymous
19th April 2021
Monday 10:53 pm
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>If you need to stick anything to a painted surface, use 3M Command Strips

This would be the case, painted wood you see. Although I'm not sure 3M have what it takes as it'll need to hold magnets, mesh and metal bits over a 52 x 38 space. I use the hooks internally but for a window that could create some force if the winds is pushing at the mesh.

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>> No. 27849 Anonymous
18th April 2021
Sunday 10:54 am
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We've got two phones here with their screens smashed to bits, but that's the only thing wrong with them. The cost of either replacing the screen or getting the data retrieved (I forget which) is about fifty quid so we'd rather not.

All we want is to retrieve the data from them; there are irreplaceable family pictures and work stuff on both.
I think they're both samsungs. Is there a cheaper way of doing it? We have the PINs, is there some software we can plug them into maybe, emulate their screens on a monitor or some other way to get the information out?
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>> No. 27863 Anonymous
18th April 2021
Sunday 3:15 pm
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>Screens for older phones are usually cheap as chips on eBay.

Amazon too - most screens are about ten quid now for old phones; you just need the right screwdrivers and a couple of hours on iFixit.
>> No. 27864 Anonymous
18th April 2021
Sunday 4:26 pm
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>>27863
Was expecting the cost of the screen + the right screwdriver to come to more than just paying to get it done but I'll look into it.
>> No. 27865 Anonymous
18th April 2021
Sunday 8:53 pm
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Putting pones back together (nicely) is the hard bit a lot of the time, If you don't need to do that, and you don't care about knackering the old screen as you take things apart, it's about as easy as it gets. Watch youtube videos.
I've done a few now, with good results. Amazon/ebay screens aren't always defect free, but again, you don't care.
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18th April 2021
Sunday 9:00 pm
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Cheers.
>> No. 27867 Anonymous
19th April 2021
Monday 2:11 am
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The cheap chinesium "open all" screw driver kits also help, you should be able to get one for a few quid. Do not abuse them, they work just fine for the inside a mobile phone but won't screw your door hinges back on without disintegrating. A decent spudger also helps, if you have access to the metal banding used in packing a 2" section with tape around one side works wonders.

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