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>> No. 6341 Anonymous
13th July 2018
Friday 6:20 pm
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Yesterday I was put on a reserve list for the course I've wanted to do since my late teens/early twenties.

I am willing to do almost anything to get on it. I have emailed all the main contacts I could find within the department, but all three are currently on holiday. I have contacted general admissions who say that it's purely a department specific decision.

I really want this more than anything, and it could set my life on a very different, more positive course.

What can I do to increase my odds? No margin is too small. I am willing to plead and beg if necessary.
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>> No. 6346 Anonymous
15th July 2018
Sunday 2:39 am
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>>6344

Not sure it is quite as bleak as you paint, but I mostly agree we live in an age of people being compelled to quantify their decisions so the best candidate is the one who can be most easily justified on paper rather than the one whose personality suits best.

The more public facing the institution the more true the above statement.
>> No. 6347 Anonymous
15th July 2018
Sunday 9:24 am
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>>6346

I just mean that if he's on the reserve list, that means whatever decisions they do make have already been made.
>> No. 6375 Anonymous
5th September 2018
Wednesday 8:06 pm
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To give an update, and for the sake of having double-Bugs, I'll bump to say that unfortunately it looks like I wasn't selected.

It also seems like the university is under no obligation to give me a definitive "yes" or "no", as the programme has already started and the admissions website still says I'm number X on the list.

Strange, but I'll have to live with it and continue applying to other universities ready for next year.

Onward and upward, lads.
>> No. 6376 Anonymous
25th September 2018
Tuesday 11:02 pm
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>>6375

As it turns out, I was offered a place on a very similar programme by the same university. Whether this was down to my persistence, I don't know.

Never give up hope, I guess.
>> No. 6377 Anonymous
26th September 2018
Wednesday 10:27 am
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>>6376

Nice one la. Have fun!

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>> No. 61632 Samefag
23rd September 2018
Sunday 9:22 pm
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I don't know about you lads, but I think this faceapp thing is a bloody carpet-baggerspiracy. I look like my sister when she was 10.
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>> No. 61678 Anonymous
25th September 2018
Tuesday 9:42 pm
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>>61677
>ALL THE OTHER BIRDS IN HERE ARE FAT

Ahem.
>> No. 61679 Paedofag
25th September 2018
Tuesday 9:44 pm
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>>61677
Are you saying it's turned your beard into a big chin?
>> No. 61682 Paedofag
25th September 2018
Tuesday 9:50 pm
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>>61679

IT LOOKS LIKE IT'S JUST HAD TO GUESS WHERE MY CHIN WOULD END AND HAS FABRICATED A CHIN SHAPE ENTIRELY. SAME WITH THE LEFT HAND SIDE PICTURE, IT'S JUST GUESSED WHAT THE TOP OF MY MOUTH LOOKS LIKE BECAUSE OF INTRUDING MOUSTACHE. ALL IN ALL THOUGH IT'S DONE WELL CONSIDERING.

>>61679

EVERYONE KNOWS THE CAMERA ADDS 40 POUNDS
>> No. 61683 Moralfag
25th September 2018
Tuesday 10:38 pm
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this thread feels like a fat operation yewtree
>> No. 61685 R4GE
25th September 2018
Tuesday 10:58 pm
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>>61683

I think you're allowed to shag fat kids, it's good for their self esteem

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>> No. 5828 Anonymous
23rd September 2018
Sunday 7:02 pm
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Do non-iron shirts actually work?
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>> No. 5836 Anonymous
24th September 2018
Monday 7:44 pm
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>>5835

YES THEY DO


>> No. 5837 Anonymous
24th September 2018
Monday 10:04 pm
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>>5836
Does .gs support markdown?

# * **GAS THE LIPTONS TEA WAR NOW** *
>> No. 5838 Anonymous
24th September 2018
Monday 10:59 pm
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>>5837
http://britfa.gs/help/features.html
>> No. 5839 Anonymous
24th September 2018
Monday 11:03 pm
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>>5838
Just thinking out loud really. It's been many moons since I perused the funky gibbon page and somehow I never noticed the size modifiers.
>> No. 5840 Anonymous
25th September 2018
Tuesday 8:45 pm
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>>5828
Yes, perfectly every time if you hang-dry them properly on a wide-shouldered hanger. Bloomin magical.

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>> No. 27430 Anonymous
25th September 2018
Tuesday 10:37 am
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How does one measure shallowness?

I quite frequently find myself thinking 'why haven't I noticed this myself?', 'why didn't I cover this angle?', 'why I didn't even attempt to go harder here?'. That leads to a slightly uncomfortable situation when I see other people fare effortlessly when and where I had failed - because I didn't put enough thought in it. A bit annoying if it's just a video game, more so if it concerns some real life matter.

The same pattern emerges fairly everywhere. It also makes me question my judgement regarding various people in my life. I still trust my gut - it has served me reasonably well in my interactions. But whenever the time comes for re-assessment because I'd just discovered fresh pieces of information about something or someone, I start pondering if I'm actually naive and gullible despite fancying myself as mildly cynical and jaded about things. At times though I feel like it's a cheap negativistic variation of being cynical for the sake of it, not the introspective see-through-it kind.

I don't beat myself over these things, nor am I peaceful. No one likes being clueless. Recently, I've noticed ruminating about this too much. I might just dismiss it as what I've just named it - ruminations - but it's something that is too close to my 'core', that I need to figure out in order to know how to proceed and to go by about it. I actually might be a clueless shallow berk who thinks too much of himself and if that's the case, I would like to fix it.

Maybe you lads could give me some of your insight one more time. I'm disorientated.
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>> No. 27431 Anonymous
25th September 2018
Tuesday 12:25 pm
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It sounds like you are in need of a personal code to me. Like you need to explore forming opinions around ideas rather than events. I'd start by doing some research into critical thinking and then reading up brief summaries of the ideas of great philosophers and see what takes your fancy and explore the ideas deeper.

There is also an element of lack of self confidance, but I'm sure that would come with feeling you are a bit more informed in your beliefs.
>> No. 27432 Anonymous
25th September 2018
Tuesday 4:01 pm
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>>27431
My problem with personal codes and stuff alike is that I tend to see them as a substitute for real thinking where instead of assessing a situation a person sticks to whatever he thinks is right, without considering the circumstances. Perhaps I'm somewhat extreme here but you get the point.

> There is also an element of lack of self confidance
Quite. I've been improving here over the course of last 3-4 years but it's still not really satisfying. Perhaps it goes even as far as lack of self-respect as I tend to think sometimes when I observe more assertive people. I could do better. I try; at times I think I might come off as a bit crass.
That isn't a skill that's easy and smooth to master though.

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>> No. 15898 Anonymous
21st September 2018
Friday 12:56 pm
/news/15898 Brit found with tortoise in vagina in Tenerife
https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/world-news/brit-found-tortoise-vagina-tenerife-13282788


>The British ex-pat, living on Tenerife, went to hospital after complaining about abdominal pains.

>Shocked doctors discovered the dead reptile inside her and removed it.

[...]

>A police source said: “This incident did happen and the reports are true. The woman does not know how the reptile ended up where it did and we don’t either.”
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>> No. 15913 Anonymous
23rd September 2018
Sunday 1:09 pm
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>>15907
I heard that one too. Belongs in the realm of taking acid and turning into an orange or glass of orange juice. Wonder what makes certain urban legends stick around and others not.
>> No. 15914 Anonymous
23rd September 2018
Sunday 1:28 pm
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>>15912

>I think I'd worry more about temperature than oxygen.

That, too. Temperatures inside the uterus should be pretty close to a human body's normal core temperature, and lobsters usually live in temperate waters that don't go much above 20-24 °C. At least not the familiar North Atlantic species that you get to buy in stores most of the time. Maybe some tropical species exist that can handle water temperatures of 30 °C, but again... a lady's private parts just don't seem like a good environment for lobster eggs to develop.
>> No. 15915 Anonymous
23rd September 2018
Sunday 6:56 pm
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>>15914
They should do it on Mythbusters
>> No. 15916 Anonymous
23rd September 2018
Sunday 7:05 pm
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>>15915
Chap with awkward silences on /emo/ should use it as a conversation starter.
Note: No, he really shouldn't.
>> No. 15917 Anonymous
24th September 2018
Monday 5:07 pm
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>>15916

That seems like a great idea for the chap to try out.
Note: maybe not.

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>> No. 12618 Anonymous
23rd September 2018
Sunday 9:19 pm
/job/12618 Contracting
Where I work we have a lot of contractors. They do they same work as permanent staff, presumably being paid a lot more, and they stay up to two years, which I suspect is longer than the average tenure for a permie. I have also seen a lot of them that are much worse at their jobs than the average permanent staff (and they don't get fired)

It seems like that in a place full of contractors, being a permie is a shit place to be: more responsibility and less pay. Senior management recognise that contractors are costing them a lot (they mention it during all-hands meetings), but seem to have no plan to increase benefits for permies to try and encourage them to stay. It is very hard to hire good permanent people.

As a result of this, lots of permanent people are leaving to become contractors. I am thinking of joining them.

Does anyone have experience with such situations?
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>> No. 12619 Anonymous
23rd September 2018
Sunday 9:38 pm
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Beware of IR35. If HMRC think that you're just pretending to be self-employed for tax purposes, they will fuck your shit up.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IR35

As a contractor, you have no statutory employment rights. You might be paid more, but you have no entitlement to sick pay or holiday pay and your contract can be terminated with no notice. If your client decides to fuck you over, you have no recourse to an employment tribunal.

Becoming a contractor can be advantageous, but there are risks and downsides.
>> No. 12621 Anonymous
23rd September 2018
Sunday 9:47 pm
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>>12618
A good part of this is to do with budgets. Permanent staff have to pay for themselves, whereas contractors can be considered a capital expense. The two are handled through different channels by different business functions with differing levels of baggage (HR vs purchasing). One of the reasons I left a previous job was that I was underworked and underpaid, and my employers found excuses instead of doing anything about it, but somehow still managed to hire a contractor at a not-insubstantial day rate to do things I could have been doing.
>> No. 12622 Anonymous
23rd September 2018
Sunday 10:44 pm
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It depends on your industry. In cheffladding, self-employed is the way to go, as there is ALWAYS work for you, multiple extremely established agencies who you know are dependable, and due to the nature of the job you can pretty much wander into a new workplace or environment every other day and still know what you're doing. It would basically be impossible for a semi-skilled chef near a large urban area to run out of work.

Your industry might be very different. As already said, you're looking after yourself from then on out, and it's hard to quantify just how useful holidays and sick pay can end up being. If the extra money you'd be getting as a contractor isn't much more than, say, six weeks extra pay, then a holiday off work and a bit of illness could see that extra money wiped out anyway.

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>> No. 3322 Anonymous
6th December 2010
Monday 5:11 am
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So this is gonna be the thread we post in when we are stoned.

Fuck those /b/ Nazis.
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>> No. 8136 Anonymous
19th June 2018
Tuesday 11:14 pm
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>>8134
> You can clean up your act after being an alcoholic and it's like it's like turning over a new leaf.

Bollocks to that. From me and from every alcoholic in recovery who still goes to meetings day after day because even after ten years they still want a bloody drink.

> But once you've been a pothead, you're a pothead.

Well it's certainly fucked whatever meager intelligence you were born with, anyway.
>> No. 8137 Anonymous
19th June 2018
Tuesday 11:41 pm
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>>8134
Just because you think it changed you negatively doesn't mean that others feel the same way. I fear your comments about alcoholism give you away as a twat. Also, nobody actually calls it pot.
>> No. 8194 Anonymous
23rd September 2018
Sunday 9:49 am
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I've been out of this game for a good few years now, but I'm back. I'm surprised at how much the subculture has changed. I guess this is partly down to growing global legalisation and decriminalization.

Quality has improved and the choice of product has improved massively. It's so nice to be able to choose wether to get a buzzy sativa or more stoney indica.

I really don't like amnesia and silver haze, because they make me very anxious. However I do like some sativa such as JH and tangie but without a wide choice its hard to get one which works for me.

The other thing which has changed in recent times is the rise of portable vaporizers. I tried a volcano once in Amsterdam in 2003 but that was quite an exotic experience and not something I could have ever afforded at the time.
I now have a few of my own, butane and battery powered. My god are they efficient. I used to blow through a Q in a week or two. If I only use my Vapcap M i can make a Q last at least 3 months now.
>> No. 8195 Anonymous
23rd September 2018
Sunday 9:52 am
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>>8194
I forgot to mention concentrates.

I've not tried anything like this yet but dabbing and oil pens is a whole new world which didn't exist 10 years ago.

Weed has come a long way since my extended T-break.
>> No. 8196 Anonymous
23rd September 2018
Sunday 10:52 am
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>>8194

The mere fact I can buy Sativa CBD pills for my chronic (heh) joint paint nowadays means the amount of opiates I take is minimal, but it's an expensive game. I strongly suspect Phizer might put a stop to medicinal use on a large scale in this country, purely because it would interupt their monopoly on the pain relief market.

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>> No. 420450 Anonymous
20th September 2018
Thursday 6:49 pm
/b/420450 Pack your rice and wellies
So, how are you all coping with the Bronaghpocalypse?
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>> No. 420567 Anonymous
22nd September 2018
Saturday 5:46 pm
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>>420566

Piece of piss then.
>> No. 420568 Anonymous
22nd September 2018
Saturday 5:47 pm
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Why would I rent I chainsaw? I've got plenty...
While I'm pretty gung ho about taking trees down, these are outside my comfort zone. They're big, and will drop onto a road that has real traffic, or wipe out buildings and fences, depending on which way they go.
I'd have to climb them and do them in sections, and I'm not a creature of the air.
For scale, the fence is 6 foot, the green tarp thing is the remains of my woodshed, and the fallen branch managed to hit the building on the left on its way down.
>> No. 420577 Anonymous
22nd September 2018
Saturday 7:39 pm
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There's only one man you require for all your tree surgery needs.
>> No. 420579 Anonymous
22nd September 2018
Saturday 7:58 pm
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Was up a mountain once. with a heavy pack having to crawl on the ground to avoid being blown around like a crisp packet, digging fingers into rock trying not to die in 60mph winds.

Was fucking mint.
>> No. 420580 Anonymous
22nd September 2018
Saturday 8:01 pm
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>> No. 420040 Anonymous
7th September 2018
Friday 8:48 pm
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Time for a new weekend thread.

How goes it, lads?
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>> No. 420443 Anonymous
20th September 2018
Thursday 3:39 pm
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Then it's even more interesting.
This piece of land is not in the EU. Probably means that whoever was barmy enough to buy an RX8 here is going to be fucked up royally sooner or later.
But then again, perhaps I am mistaken and because of some bloody miracle there is a place around proficient enough to deal with rotary engines. Anyway I doubt that.
>> No. 420447 Anonymous
20th September 2018
Thursday 4:38 pm
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>>420443

>perhaps I am mistaken and because of some bloody miracle there is a place around proficient enough to deal with rotary engines. Anyway I doubt that.

It's certainly possible. If you're in some post-soviet part of the world, it'd not be as surprising, since Lada did make rotary cars for a while - whether or not anyone is still interested in maintaining them, who knows, but a place tooled out to fix those could service an RX8, even if it's the only one they've ever seen, it's still basically the same thing.

If you're anywhere else, fuck knows.

All this talk of Mazda, and I completely forgot that they did showcase an RX9 concept a couple of years ago, and told us it was going to be in full production. I'll probably end up buying one, despite the risks.
>> No. 420491 Anonymous
21st September 2018
Friday 10:07 am
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>>420447
> If you're in some post-soviet part of the world
Yes.
I've never heard about a rotary engine Lada IRL though. Read about one, right. But that's the only amount of exposure I've had to it.
I don't recall how many of them were made and how good or bad the engine was. My father has a load of old Soviet car magazines in his garage, maybe I'll flick through them for information.
> RX9 concept
I've seen only a few pics and quite unsure if those were even real. Strongly resembled Mazda6 from the front.
>> No. 420531 Anonymous
21st September 2018
Friday 10:36 pm
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Mango season is picking up. The Iranian greengrocer not far from here had good sized Brazilian mangoes today for £1.50 a piece. Fully ripe and fucking delicious.

I honestly don't know how they survive. They sell 40-pound watermelons for 8 quid a piece during the summer months, and now they've got some of the best mangoes I've seen in a long time for a quid and a half. Even my local M&S here rarely has mangoes this good.

Or maybe it is because they are fully ripe. Maybe the big chains don't buy up produce like this because of the limited shelf life. I'm indeed not sure the one I just had would have lasted much longer, because it really was at peak ripeness. Maybe my Iranian greengrocer gets them at a discount that way, from wherever it is that they get their groceries.
>> No. 420543 Anonymous
22nd September 2018
Saturday 1:53 am
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>>420251
@7:14 Those keys look like a bowl of cereal.

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>> No. 420492 Anonymous
21st September 2018
Friday 11:16 am
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Lads, I've been having a think.

The modern world means that you can stream whatever form of entertainment you want directly into your living room; sports, films, TV, you name it. I think we need to stop looking at streaming in a purely digital sense and start looking at it in a physical sense.

Imagine having a tap which means you can stream whatever you want that can flow down the pipes. You want some custard? There's a tap for that. You want some mashed potato? There's a tap for that. You want some gravy? There's a tap for that. We need to move from apps to taps and pipes. It would be revolutionary. Imagine the carbon footprint saved from lorries no longer having to deliver these loads to the supermarket and then for individual shoppers to go one-by-one to buy it and take it home. The likes of warm custard cooked en masse in one central bulk must surely be more efficient than the piecemeal approach of innumerable households cooking meals themselves on hobs and in ovens.

Obviously Big Shop will kick up a fuss as we cut out the middleman and there will be the initial outlay of creating a national network of pipes, but the long-term benefits would far outweigh it. It would be the next true industrial revolution.
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>> No. 420519 Anonymous
21st September 2018
Friday 6:12 pm
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>>420517
What about if we send objects in a river of baked beans? Nature's bubble wrap.
>> No. 420520 Anonymous
21st September 2018
Friday 6:15 pm
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>>420517

>and they have to explain why they're sticking a second needle in your spinal column.


I got various injections into my spinal column following a severe lumbar disc hernia.

One of the most fucking unpleasant experiences of my life. Not because it would have been painful, which it wasn't in all honesty. The injections felt like a mosquito bite on my skin at the most. But just the fact that somebody was poking around my spinal cord with a needle, plus having been made aware of the possible albeit quite rare consequences of a failed procedure.

So it was really more a psychological thing. Well and one time, the orthopaedic surgeon who was administering the injections actually did slip a little bit and got a little close to the nerve, which made my leg twitch in a very peculiar way and then it felt weird for about three or four hours after the procedure. He apologised but said the effect would only be temporary. Still a fucking unpleasant thing to go through. I think I had four injections in total over the course of about six weeks.
>> No. 420522 Anonymous
21st September 2018
Friday 6:31 pm
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>>420516
The 0.1 percent is to account for user error.
>> No. 420523 Anonymous
21st September 2018
Friday 7:42 pm
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Wait a minute, isn't this just the plot of Eraserhead?
>> No. 420530 Anonymous
21st September 2018
Friday 10:06 pm
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>>420493
Just don't forget to turn off the poison sockets.

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>> No. 5793 Anonymous
18th September 2018
Tuesday 3:03 pm
/poof/5793 Getting me, and yourself laid more: a case study of James Hawver
I couldn't decide if this belonged here, but I think this board is underused and you should be the change you want to see in the world.

Essentially I want to discover the secret to online dating and what if anything men can do to improve their numbers.

James Hawver the most popular heterosexual man in New York in 2014 on okcupid when asked for his secret he said 'just never swipe left' utterly fucking vapid. This is the wisdom of a man who according to the article " In the three and a half hours we spend talking, the phone will ping 47 times: On Tinder, 35 women will match with him; 12 women on ­OKCupid­ will either ­message or favorite him." Clearly James doesn't know why he was so popular, or wasn't telling. It all points to cliché for male online dating advice "step 1: Be attractive, Step 2: don't be unattractive" essentially a statement about how the odds are already stacked but are they? what makes someone more and less attractive and can we change it? and what is the difference between what men want, men think women want, what women think they want and what they actually want. Given the absurd numbers I think James is the objective ideal to measure from Somewhere hidden in his profile is the secret to dating and I want to crack it

https://www.okcupid.com/profile/MyTiesAreSkinny

First of all the obvious raw numbers.

Height: He is 5'8 and lists his height as 5'9

Slightly surprising I mean he isn't a dwarf but if height really matters and taller = better you'd presume someone else taller to be doing better than him.

Money: real-estate agent (never mentioned on the profile)
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>> No. 5823 Anonymous
19th September 2018
Wednesday 9:00 pm
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>if you're not, then getting your dick wet is likely not the remedy

This is such a crucial point. I had a mate who got himself sorted out and finally landed a proper girlfriend at the grand old age of 27 only to immediately destroy the relationship with all the insecurities and misery he had refused to deal with thus far because just hitting the gym for about a year was enough for him to superficially seem more 'normal'.

He wound up dropping out of uni (for the third time) and getting sectioned when it all fell apart because he simply wasn't equipped to deal with it emotionally.
>> No. 5824 Anonymous
19th September 2018
Wednesday 10:25 pm
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Wow, so there is someone in my socio-economic demographic worse off than me.
>> No. 5825 Anonymous
20th September 2018
Thursday 6:20 pm
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It's been done to death, but unless you're just looking for a bit of action, the best advice is going to be just be yourself. Exaggerate a little in the profile, and put a half-decent picture on it. If you're not that interesting, work on becoming more interesting, if only because you'll probably enjoy life a bit more in general. If you'rea bit of a cunt, work on being less of a cunt.

If you are just looking for some quick action, it may be easier to just pay a professional.

If you just fancy a laugh, go look up Super Seducer 2 on YouTube for some obvious advice, like don't say you'll cut her family into tiny pieces of she won't sleep with you. If you want to see the fragility of the PUA ego, I can heartily recommend the "call Mahmud" option.
>> No. 5826 Anonymous
21st September 2018
Friday 10:25 am
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> If you want to see the fragility of the PUA ego, I can heartily recommend the "call Mahmud" option.
Can you elaborate on that? I can't even try to figure out what you're onto here.
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21st September 2018
Friday 12:26 pm
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A secret ending of a game series that was widely panned by critics.

I honestly feel like the bloke is a lot more self-aware than anyone's giving him credit for. The game is pure cringe but I think he might know that.

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>> No. 416056 Anonymous
10th March 2018
Saturday 10:05 am
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New weekend thread? New weekend thread.

How's it going, ladmates?
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>> No. 420441 Anonymous
20th September 2018
Thursday 2:54 pm
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>>420440

It only takes a couple of hours for a touch-typist to adjust to a new keyboard. I use a swanky mechanical keyboard on my desktop, but I'm only a few WPM slower on a moderately crappy laptop keyboard.

Personally, I think it's madness that schools spend so much time teaching handwriting, but touch-typing isn't on the national curriculum. I can't remember the last time I hand-wrote anything longer than a post-it note, but I spend the greater part of my working day typing. It staggers me that there are professional people who hunt-and-peck with two fingers - it seems like an absurd handicap in a modern office.
>> No. 420442 Anonymous
20th September 2018
Thursday 3:28 pm
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>>420441
People who work office jobs and "can't type" are willfully ignorant. If you can sit with a keyboard right in front of you for hours and hours every day for years and not know what it looks like then you should be on incapacity benefit.
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20th September 2018
Thursday 3:50 pm
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>>420439

I don't really understand how anyone my age can't touch type. I've been sat at computers since I was about 10. Never had a single typing lesson, I've just done two decades of practice.

I'm not perfect, I don't use all ten digits, but I can touch type, and faster than my mother who was a trained typist.
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20th September 2018
Thursday 4:14 pm
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>>420444

I wrote a 10,000 word graded paper in roughly 12 hours a couple of years go using between 4 and 6 digits, but I don't have to look which speeds up my typing greatly. Not exactly touch typing per se, but defo good enough.

My blind Gran is a trained touched typist, used to do data entry at a bank and uses a Braille keyboard and she is lightning. She can even do it on a laptop keyboard despite never having worked with one.
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20th September 2018
Thursday 4:20 pm
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You sure she's blind and she's not just getting a cheeky pension boost?

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>> No. 4234 Anonymous
19th September 2018
Wednesday 8:47 pm
/mph/4234 Lads
I got into a bit of a fight with a tipper truck today and my car lost.
Damage isn't too bad, I knocked my bumper half-off which broke some of the mounting points, and there's a bit of a dent on the wheel arch, but no other damage. The other guys truck didn't even have a scratch.
Mines 10 years old and I was thinking of getting a new one soon anyway. I've decided not to go to the insurance and just try and trade it in part exchange. Or take it into a body shop for a more permanent repair than shoving it back into place and cable-tieing it.

Am I being a complete mong by doing this?
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>> No. 4235 Anonymous
19th September 2018
Wednesday 9:19 pm
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>>4234
You're a complete mong if you can't afford it. If you can, then go for it. You're asking the question like part exchange and go for something else is an option, so if you think you can upgrade to something in a better state of repair with its attendant lower maintenance costs then go for that.
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19th September 2018
Wednesday 9:29 pm
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Yes the money isn't a problem really.
I'm just being a bit overly paranoid about finding that dealers will refuse to accept it in part exchange as it is, and other silly things.

The vans owner has agreed that there's no damage and is okay with it going unreported.
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19th September 2018
Wednesday 10:26 pm
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>>4236
So you are at fault but no harm done. If the other party is willing to drop it, then that's perfect. Look at the situation, if you are sure you fucked up, then that is what it is and good on the other side to let it go.
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20th September 2018
Thursday 12:42 am
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Depends on the potential resale. If it's scrap anyway then they might take it, but if theres a chance they could make a few quid they might tell you to sod off without repairing it.
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20th September 2018
Thursday 3:01 pm
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Most part-exchange cars end up at auction. The price the dealer offers you is partly based on what they think it'll sell for and partly a discount on the list price of the new car. As long as it's worth something, they'll take it as PX even if it's a bit tatty. They're usually more generous towards the end of the month, because they've got sales targets to meet.

It's also worth pointing out that you'll usually get a better deal by selling privately.

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>> No. 27344 Anonymous
13th September 2018
Thursday 12:04 pm
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What do people do?
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>> No. 27396 Anonymous
19th September 2018
Wednesday 9:33 pm
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Get on with their life. That is trite, but you probably had a more precise question when you asked the one you did. Can you verbalise it?
>> No. 27397 Anonymous
19th September 2018
Wednesday 9:54 pm
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I do what my people would
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But only if my people could
I would if my people would

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>> No. 61618 YubYub
18th September 2018
Tuesday 11:25 pm
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I think someone has been enjoying a little too much Country life butter.
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>> No. 61619 Are Moaty
19th September 2018
Wednesday 12:02 am
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What was Lydon thinking, bringing all that weight on so early?
>> No. 61620 Paedofag
19th September 2018
Wednesday 12:07 am
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Thing about his Arsenal bag is, he always tries to walk it in.
>> No. 61621 Ambulancelad
19th September 2018
Wednesday 2:20 am
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WHAT'S MORE PUNK THAN GOING AGAINST EVERYONE'S EXPECTATIONS OF WHAT A PUNK IS SUPPOSED TO BE?

HE'S FIGHTING THE SYSTEM ALSO, BY BEING A CONSIDERABLE DRAIN ON IT WITH ALL HIS MEDICAL COMPLICATIONS
>> No. 61622 Crabkiller
19th September 2018
Wednesday 6:23 pm
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>> No. 12568 Anonymous
3rd September 2018
Monday 3:09 pm
/job/12568 Can somebody translate this?
Can somebody translate this sentence in plain English? It's the answer that I got after a job interview. I aced the technical part, but I struggled a bit with the chatting with the bosses.


"We felt you were very personable, however we did not feel that you are the right cultural fit for the organisation at this time."

Thanks, lads. Now I am going to get plastered. I really wanted that job.
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>> No. 12611 Anonymous
18th September 2018
Tuesday 1:21 pm
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>>12609

This >>12610
IE, wear a ballgag and leather cuffs at the interview, works every time.
>> No. 12612 Anonymous
18th September 2018
Tuesday 1:25 pm
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>>12580
Your analogy still essentially likens HR personnel to a U-bend, so ultimately it seems like we agree.
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18th September 2018
Tuesday 5:42 pm
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>>12610

I know, Amazon corporate culture is total shit. The job is marginally better because it is in tech support and not one of those slaves in picking/packing. I do not expect to stay long there, just about ten months to improve my CV. At least I am childless and alone, so I can devote myself fully to the workplace. The interviewer is going to appreciate it.
>> No. 12614 Anonymous
18th September 2018
Tuesday 6:02 pm
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>>12613
Tell them that you've licensed your intellectual property to an offshore company through which you'll have to be paid.
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19th September 2018
Wednesday 5:22 pm
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>>12573
It could well be a cop out or template response, but it could be this exactly. You may all be on the spectrum IT nerds, but there are still people with different preferences and roles to play.

For example, having one person obsessed with process can be beneficial in keeping the rest of the team from cutting corners and building tech debt; have too many of those and they start downward spiral of process over progress. When that person quits, they may want another one.

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>> No. 15880 Anonymous
18th September 2018
Tuesday 3:27 pm
/news/15880 Holiday hero slammed for expecting compensation after saving two children
https://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liverpool-news/holiday-hero-slammed-expecting-compensation-15149884

>Hundreds of people have responded to a man who wants compensation for saving two children from drowning on holiday.

>Steven Tartt, from Seaforth , leapt into action when he spotted two children, a boy, aged seven, and girl, aged six, struggling in the water at the Victoria Playa hotel in Santo Tomas in Menorca.

>The dad-of-two hauled the kids to safety and was furious that the on duty lifeguard, who has since been dismissed, failed to respond to the emergency.

>Two months later, Steven has expressed his disgust that he was not compensated, claiming his holiday was "ruined" by the emergency.


What a fucking cunt.
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>> No. 15886 Anonymous
18th September 2018
Tuesday 5:00 pm
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A local councillor saved someone from choking then went on Facebook and made a post starting "I did something remarkable today" then went to the press about it. Way to save someone's life in the most arseholeish way possible. I'd be the one the family would be making public appeals to saying "can you come forward so we can thank you?" and I'd be like "A ha... No."

I wonder if this guy went to the press himself. They might have even paid him for his story.
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18th September 2018
Tuesday 5:02 pm
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ARE Jim'll probably would have begged to differ.
>> No. 15888 Anonymous
18th September 2018
Tuesday 5:16 pm
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He should sue the shitty kids for being so bad at swimming.
>> No. 15889 Anonymous
18th September 2018
Tuesday 5:22 pm
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Scouser acting like a Scouser. More at 11.
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18th September 2018
Tuesday 9:06 pm
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When my older brother and I were weelads of 9 and 13 years of age, our parents took us to Sri Lanka. Swimming in the Indian Ocean there is constantly slightly dangerous, and on our beach, they pretty much never took down the red flag. But I guess it must have been relatively quiet that day, as our parents let us go in the water within their line of view. But at one point, my brother got caught in a high wave and lost his footing in the chest high water, and the currents began to take him out to sea. A couple from Leeds from our hotel happened to be near us in the water, and the man, a 50 year old, didn't hesitate for a second and went after my brother to rescue him and get him back to the shore. It really looked dramatic, and I remember I could see that my brother was really beginning to panic, flailing his arms and crying for help.

Anyway, the chap really may have saved my brother's life that day. Only he was so humble about it that he was almost embarrassed at the way my parents, who had seen the whole thing from dry land in complete horror, then came up to him and were overjoyed that he had saved my brother. He never wanted any kind of thanks or praise, he just said he was glad that he was in the right place at the right time at that moment. We kept in touch for many years. Very lovely couple.

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>> No. 4465 Anonymous
17th September 2018
Monday 4:38 pm
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A recent study found that women’s desirability on dating sites peaks at exactly 18.

(A good day to you Sir!)
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17th September 2018
Monday 4:59 pm
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>> No. 4473 Anonymous
17th September 2018
Monday 5:19 pm
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I think it's more like this, with an immediate drop-off at the age of consent and an "iPhone bump" for infants.
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17th September 2018
Monday 5:52 pm
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>>4471
They are, incredibly so. It's really lovely to appriciate things for their charming nature and sweet character on a Platonic level.
>> No. 4475 Anonymous
17th September 2018
Monday 6:09 pm
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>>4467
Why ask somebody else to answer a question when the answer is at your fingertips?

http://advances.sciencemag.org/content/4/8/eaap9815

(A good day to you Sir!)
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17th September 2018
Monday 6:12 pm
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Eminem used to rap about the top middle graph.



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>> No. 2463 Anonymous
17th September 2018
Monday 3:50 pm
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Is it possible to fit a domestic toilet with flush button on the floor? Think Arriva Trains style. I've had a look online and not seen anything.
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>> No. 2464 Anonymous
17th September 2018
Monday 4:16 pm
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You can get remote flush pneumatic buttons
https://www.idealspec.co.uk/catalogue/bluebook/wcs/cisterns-and-fittings/conceala-2-pneumatic-valve-push-button-cisterns_p1869.html

and floor mounting it doesn't seem an impossibility. If you want a longer tube, you may need a larger swept volume in the button, but I think you can have what you desire.
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17th September 2018
Monday 4:42 pm
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>>2463

I can't see why you couldn't rig one up to your doorbell if you really wanted the mechanics of them are really quite simple.
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17th September 2018
Monday 4:57 pm
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Put one under the toilet seat that acts on release so when you stand up it flushes.
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17th September 2018
Monday 5:01 pm
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>>2466

But not everyone wipes sitting down.

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>> No. 61600 Crabkiller
16th September 2018
Sunday 12:37 am
/iq/61600 PUROLE AKI
LOLZ BBC FAKE NEWS


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>> No. 61609 YubYub
16th September 2018
Sunday 9:19 am
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What's with all the tedious shitposts made last night? The Kathmandu lads briefly got internet again and making up for lost time?
>> No. 61610 Samefag
16th September 2018
Sunday 1:31 pm
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>>61600
Thanks for cheering me up on my birthday.
>> No. 61612 Crabkiller
16th September 2018
Sunday 6:22 pm
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DAD?
>> No. 61617 Billbob
17th September 2018
Monday 11:45 am
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Tarquin?

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