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>> No. 22481 Anonymous
13th November 2018
Tuesday 5:14 pm
/v/22481 Detective Pikachu

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1roy4o4tqQM

What?
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>> No. 22482 Anonymous
14th November 2018
Wednesday 12:21 pm
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Yeah, bit of a weird one that.
>> No. 22483 Anonymous
14th November 2018
Wednesday 2:28 pm
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I think they're trying to test the theory that Ryan Reynolds can make anything brilliant. I can only assume they haven't seen Green Lantern.
>> No. 22484 Anonymous
14th November 2018
Wednesday 2:37 pm
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It's aimed at people who grew up with Pokémon Red/Blue, who are now in their thirties.
>> No. 22486 Anonymous
14th November 2018
Wednesday 2:59 pm
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>>22484
Why would people in their thirties want to watch a children's film? You mean parents?
>> No. 22488 Anonymous
14th November 2018
Wednesday 3:07 pm
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>>22486

Because people in their thirties grew up with pokemon. Nostalgia is big business. It does look like it's been made to look like a gritty netflix special, despite it obviously being a kiddie film.

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>> No. 421649 Anonymous
3rd November 2018
Saturday 3:44 pm
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https://twitter.com/giantpoppywatch

It's about that time of year lads. How do you plan on remembering our boys?
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>> No. 422009 Anonymous
14th November 2018
Wednesday 2:01 am
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Clement Freud gave a talk at my school once. He was very funny.
>> No. 422010 Anonymous
14th November 2018
Wednesday 5:26 am
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When I was about eight, my parents and my friend and I were walking around a lake. I'm a bit hazy on the details since it was a very long time ago. My friend and I were in a clearing or play area off the main path and my parents somehow didn't realise we were there and continued walking on the main path and got pretty far away. I could see them and they were shouting us.

This old man came up to us and asked what happened and we told him, and I said I could see them in the distance and they were shouting, and he said those people were too far away to be them and it was someone shouting his dogs.

I guess my parents started walking back towards us without us shouting back at them. I can't remember if the old man had asked us to go anywhere with him. When they arrived, he told them he thought my dad was shouting his dogs, and he laughed and replied that was true after a sense.

I said to my parents later I thought that was extremely suspicious he was trying to persuade me that wasn't them, but they were extremely dismissive and said he was a nice old man.
>> No. 422011 Anonymous
14th November 2018
Wednesday 6:16 am
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>>422010

>I said to my parents later I thought that was extremely suspicious he was trying to persuade me that wasn't them

He might have just been making one of those old man jokes that you didn't pick up on. My grandad says stuff like this all the time to the younger kids in the family, weird shit like "you're not Kevin, you're Chris, don't you remember?".

Maybe he wouldn't be trying to wind up lost kids in the park though.
>> No. 422012 Anonymous
14th November 2018
Wednesday 7:07 am
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No point remembering those who shall not grow old because chances are they'd have turned into elderly paedos.
>> No. 422013 Anonymous
14th November 2018
Wednesday 9:07 am
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7AiFczKckL0

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>> No. 61947 YubYub
12th November 2018
Monday 11:04 pm
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3/10 for attempt.
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>> No. 61948 Samefag
13th November 2018
Tuesday 8:35 am
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>>61947
I like that after the judge denied his request he thought it was because he had asked for too long a time.
>> No. 61949 Ambulancelad
13th November 2018
Tuesday 1:00 pm
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What a fucking carpet-bagger. If he'd not been after a quick response, the court security would have happily passed that request along to the prison guards collecting him and he'd have got half an hour.
>> No. 61950 Ambulancelad
13th November 2018
Tuesday 5:06 pm
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>>61949
Does this actually happen outside of your imagination?
>> No. 61951 YubYub
13th November 2018
Tuesday 8:42 pm
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>>61950
I used to work for Reliance.

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>> No. 12706 Anonymous
12th November 2018
Monday 6:44 am
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Morning lads, I have an issue that I think everyone has faced at some point involving new job anxiety. I think typing this out will ease my worry in itself but if you had any sage wisdom it would be most appreciated.

My new role is seemingly perfect, professional and I feel very lucky to have gotten it. I've also moved to a new city where I don't know anyone so it's a big step. The problem is that I worry I will either be fired or end up not making any friends at work. That would be heartbreaking and at 30 I feel less able to afford messing this up when I'm trying to put my life in order.

This isn't without some basis. I'm coming back into work after a long period hiding in academia and before that I struggled to hold down a job much less make workplace friends (I’m a little shy/awkward). University fixed that in more ways than one from building my self-confidence and people skills to simply getting me out of the call centre/data entry hell. Of course, I must acknowledge that university life is also very different to the real world so I don’t know how much my luck will have changed.

Anyway, I’m sure this is all very tedious to read but you can understand my cause for concern. How do I fit in and achieve job security? Would baking some cookies at the end of the week for everyone send the wrong signals as the rational part of my brain suggests?
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>> No. 12707 Anonymous
12th November 2018
Monday 7:00 am
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This'll sound daft, but talk back to people when they talk to you. If someone asks about your weekend then ask how theirs was.
>> No. 12708 Anonymous
12th November 2018
Monday 7:23 am
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>How do I fit in and achieve job security?

You're the new lad. You're not the first new lad and you won't be the last. Everyone is expecting that it'll take you a while to settle in to the job, learn the ropes and get to know everyone. Nobody is expecting you to be a total whizzkid or to be the life and soul of the party; trying to be either will just alienate people.

Be polite, be friendly, show willing and try to avoid any properly massive fuck-ups. If you can manage that, you'll be fine.

If you don't make any friends at work, that's no great tragedy. They might not be the kind of people you want to spend your free time with and there are plenty of other ways to meet people. If the job doesn't go as well as you hoped, that's no great tragedy either. Unemployment is at a record low and there are plenty of decent jobs for qualified people like yourself. As long as you don't literally burn the office down or bankrupt the company, you'll get a decent enough reference.
>> No. 12709 Anonymous
12th November 2018
Monday 10:10 pm
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> at 30 I feel less able to afford messing this up when I'm trying to put my life in order.

Logic dictates that you do not need to feel this way. You can afford to fail.
>> No. 12712 Anonymous
13th November 2018
Tuesday 11:29 am
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I've recently changed jobs too. I don't feel exactly comfortable as I tend to feel that I was taken because of no other candidates. I have to note that I don't have much evidence for that so maybe it's just a self-doubt. But maybe not.

I'm also not the most personable lad and a bit awkward and I really wish I could just carry it being aloof and not feeling uncomfortable. For some reason awkwardness usually takes over and I try too hard to appear 'normal'. The outcome is of course anything but that; about a year ago some other lad asked me if I could to not do that, in almost exact words 'you look like a tryhard, don't, you are okay'.

Sage for /emo/ bollocks.

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>> No. 26421 Anonymous
30th March 2018
Friday 12:02 am
/g/26421 Das Keyboard vs AUKEY
Okay I needed a new keyboard and decided to test these AUKEY things against the Das Keyboard, which I love with all my heart.

The Das Keyboard 4 I have is the ever so slightly softer key version - the AUKEY is the slightly clicky version of the mechanical keys.

I really like it, and for the massive difference in money will definitely buy some more.
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>> No. 26804 Anonymous
12th November 2018
Monday 12:14 am
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>>26796
I love a desk thread for the same reason. Infinitely revealing, like music and book collections in the old, physical days.
>> No. 26805 Anonymous
12th November 2018
Monday 2:54 am
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>desk thread

Fuck, I had forgotten that was a thing back in the day.

I'd suggest doing one here again but I'm not sure how many responses we'd get.
>> No. 26806 Anonymous
12th November 2018
Monday 1:35 pm
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>>26805
Does it matter? There is only 3 of us.
>> No. 26807 Anonymous
12th November 2018
Monday 6:09 pm
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>>26806
I guess I'd post probably.
>> No. 26808 Anonymous
12th November 2018
Monday 10:55 pm
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>>26805
I'm all for anything but chairs again.

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>> No. 7422 Anonymous
11th November 2018
Sunday 3:26 pm
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It's time for me to switch energy providers as has sadly become necessary every 12 months. The price comparison sites recommend this new outfit Powershop, backed by nPower. Their bog standard tariff is quite competitive but they have a gimmick contract where you have a slightly higher standard tariff as a fall back, but you can supposedly save hundreds of pounds a year by buying discounted 'Powerpacks' of energy through their app. What's the idea? Is it simply they offer you a discount for buying in advance, is that literally all it is? Does anyone have any experience with this kind of thing? Is it worth the faff? Probably not I bet.
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>> No. 7425 Anonymous
12th November 2018
Monday 12:09 am
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>>7422
I feel bad because I have never actually switched anything like this, and I really should. I pay a couple of grand a year for power/gas.
>> No. 7426 Anonymous
12th November 2018
Monday 1:55 am
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>>7425

https://www.moneysavingexpert.com/family/money-help/
>> No. 7427 Anonymous
12th November 2018
Monday 5:38 pm
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>>7425
Jesus. You're pissing money away.
>> No. 7428 Anonymous
12th November 2018
Monday 6:01 pm
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>>7425
You should switch provider as often as possible tbh.

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>> No. 7429 Anonymous
12th November 2018
Monday 6:02 pm
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I would recommend www.reddit.com/r/ukpersonalfinance

They are very helpful.

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>> No. 61928 Are Moaty
10th November 2018
Saturday 12:27 am
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>> No. 61944 Auntiefucker
11th November 2018
Sunday 8:57 pm
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I find this funnier that it really deserves to be.
>> No. 61946 Ambulancelad
12th November 2018
Monday 12:09 am
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>>61928
Niche but nice.

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>> No. 61934 R4GE
10th November 2018
Saturday 8:16 pm
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>> No. 61940 Searchfag
11th November 2018
Sunday 7:11 am
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>>61939

I loved the Dr Phil episode where they got a guest to pull his tooth out with pliers and tattoo the show's name on his forehead.
>> No. 61941 Anonymous
11th November 2018
Sunday 7:21 am
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>>61940

Just because it's more tame than something else that doesn't stop it being unethical.
>> No. 61942 Anonymous
11th November 2018
Sunday 7:28 am
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>>61941

I fully agreed with you actually. I was just being facetious. I couldn't think of a way to say so in the same post that didn't sound lame.

>>But seriously...
>> No. 61943 Samefag
11th November 2018
Sunday 7:29 am
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His real hair was that silly 2010 hairstyle. It doesn't look much better.
>> No. 61945 Crabkiller
11th November 2018
Sunday 11:37 pm
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That is actually hilarious - the fact he dressed up like him is just genius.

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>> No. 27730 Anonymous
11th November 2018
Sunday 11:47 am
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Alright lads, feel like a bit of a twat posting this here but I've got a lot on my plate, albeit I don't want to delve too deep into things but anyway, I don't suppose anyone knows of any charities or foundations or the like that help/support people who want to/are trying leave controlling, very restrictive religious families?
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>> No. 27736 Anonymous
11th November 2018
Sunday 6:20 pm
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Every local council is required by law to have a safeguarding team, which is responsible for protecting adults and children from all forms of domestic abuse. Since 2015, "coercive or controlling behaviour" is legally defined as domestic abuse. You can refer yourself to the safeguarding team directly by calling the council, or you can speak to your doctor or someone at Citizens Advice. The safeguarding team is responsible for offering you multi-agency support including social work, housing and health.

https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/about-us/how-we-provide-advice/advice/

Karma Nirvana offer support and advice for victims of religious and honour-based abuse through their helpline.

https://karmanirvana.org.uk/help/

If you fear for your safety, get out of the house if possible and call 999. The police have a legal duty to protect you and will not leave you in an abusive situation.
>> No. 27737 Anonymous
11th November 2018
Sunday 6:28 pm
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We'll let the OP speak, but I can't help but notice they didn't post a picture of Mohammed.
>> No. 27738 Anonymous
11th November 2018
Sunday 8:20 pm
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>>27737

>but I can't help but notice they didn't post a picture of Mohammed.

You don't know much about Islam do you.
>> No. 27739 Anonymous
11th November 2018
Sunday 8:24 pm
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>>27738
that gave me a chuckle
>> No. 27740 Anonymous
11th November 2018
Sunday 10:11 pm
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>>27735

It's a very common problem. Not everyone has the balls to defy his family and to start living his life the way he wants. I've lost a girlfriend because she preferred to appease her ultra Christard oppressive family rather than moving out and living her life.

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>> No. 12807 Anonymous
10th November 2018
Saturday 9:39 am
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What's the best method for making tomato sauce?

I usually slowly cook a few tins of plum tomatoes, but it doesn't quite taste as rich and strong as I'd like. Should I be adding in tomato puree?
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>> No. 12840 Anonymous
11th November 2018
Sunday 3:05 pm
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I wonder if this is our biggest claim to fame. I know there's been some vague celebrity suspicions over the years, but other than Bezos giving one of us a shoe once, I think this might be the most notable.
>> No. 12841 Anonymous
11th November 2018
Sunday 3:10 pm
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>>12840
Noel Edmonds.
>> No. 12842 Anonymous
11th November 2018
Sunday 3:16 pm
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>>12841

My ex girlfriend's cousin was the tramp that got his ear bitten by Alan Davies.
>> No. 12843 Anonymous
11th November 2018
Sunday 5:37 pm
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>>12823

Happy to assist a fellow man of culture:

https://www.mydelibox.com/

You can buy almost every REAL italian food from there. The "bulk deals" have a lot of excellent ingredients for a very low price.
>> No. 12844 Anonymous
11th November 2018
Sunday 6:40 pm
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Thank you very much, I didn't know about them.

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>> No. 4700 Anonymous
8th November 2018
Thursday 12:12 pm
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Is creatine monohydrate worth taking? I just ordered some for 4 quid off ebay.
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>> No. 4716 Anonymous
10th November 2018
Saturday 3:44 pm
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>>4707

I can just about read right there myself on the packet that it's telling you to mix it with something. What the fuck, is this a next level troll?
>> No. 4717 Anonymous
10th November 2018
Saturday 3:48 pm
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>>4715

Yeah.
>> No. 4718 Anonymous
10th November 2018
Saturday 5:10 pm
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>>4700

It's shit, all you do is feel dehydrated and piss a lot from chugging gallons of water. Also makes you swell up a bit like a girl's tits when she's on her monthly.
>> No. 4719 Anonymous
10th November 2018
Saturday 5:44 pm
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Stir it into a yoghurt. FFS lad, you're never going to make it.
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11th November 2018
Sunday 3:34 am
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>> No. 2473 Anonymous
5th November 2018
Monday 8:03 pm
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I want to replace my 50 gallon cold water tank in the loft. Do I need a 50 gallon one or could I get away with 40 or 25?

My house settings:
one bathroom
shower that runs off mains
22 gallon (approx) hot water tank
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>> No. 2474 Anonymous
5th November 2018
Monday 9:09 pm
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>>2473
Can't see why the 40 wouldn't be just fine.
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5th November 2018
Monday 9:15 pm
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In theory, a 25 gallon tank should be fine for a cold water only system. Personally, I'd replace like-with-like just to be sure. If the mains supply to your house has weak or inconsistent pressure, you might need the extra capacity.
>> No. 2476 Anonymous
6th November 2018
Tuesday 5:44 pm
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Just ordered the 40.
>> No. 2477 Anonymous
10th November 2018
Saturday 3:48 pm
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Got the bitch in there now. Only had to spend another 30p on some olives.
>> No. 2478 Anonymous
10th November 2018
Saturday 4:34 pm
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>>2477
No, I AM SPARTACUS!

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>> No. 3398 Anonymous
14th June 2018
Thursday 8:58 pm
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Today I got a job offer that involves commuting to that London, Hounslow to be precise. It's a job so I can't turn it down but I've personally never had much to do with the city so I'm left horribly confused and would greatly appreciate some insider knowledge if you lads can spare any.

The thing is:
1. Where I'm living now I would get to work in 2.45hrs every morning. Is that good by London commuter standards? I'm thinking that can't be right but looking online I've seen people selling it as 'ideally situated'.

2. I don't have much keeping me where I live now so I could move closer but websites like commutefrom don't make any goddamn sense. Do you have any recommendations for spots I could look at renting somewhere? I've happily done long commutes before using public transport and I'm a big boring lad so the only real consideration I need is somewhere that is not an utter shithole that will depress me.

I've gone through the catalogue and found nothing that exactly deals with this issue but I'm certain I read one years back.
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>> No. 3448 Anonymous
8th November 2018
Thursday 11:37 pm
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>>3446

I was a property guardian in B'ham, the first months were fine, then I ended up with some shitty flatmates and some horrible mold and dampness problems. The company did not give a fuck, the building was due to be sold some months later (it was). I also had a lot of problems in getting the council to take away the trash, I had trash rotting in front of the building for weeks. Cheap, but rather shitty living conditions.
>> No. 3449 Anonymous
10th November 2018
Saturday 4:19 am
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I've had good experiences with Global Guardians, they seem to be better at maintenance than some normal rental companies I've been with. The advantage with your typical guardianship is you can fuck off with 30 days notice if it's shit, though I appreciate that's not an ideal solution.

Admittedly even if you do get a good place, it's not for everyone, it's never going to really feel like a home. I'm quite into living in odd spaces, so it suited me fine, but there's plenty of people who think I'm mental when I tell them my ideal living space would be a warehouse or former mechanic's garage.
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10th November 2018
Saturday 11:57 am
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Well, lucky you. The company that arranged my property guardianship was a real pain in the arse, they skimped on everything, they ignored issues with antisocial behavior and drug use by the guardians, and I had to fight to get my deposit back. I guess that working for them would be a nightmare since they had a very high turnover rate. I never spoke with the same person twice.
>> No. 3452 Anonymous
10th November 2018
Saturday 12:22 pm
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>The advantage with your typical guardianship is you can fuck off with 30 days notice if it's shit
As with any periodic tenancy, then. In my experience landlords/letting agents are happy to let a fixed term tenancy lapse into a periodic tenancy after one or two terms. In fact I think I've just ignored the renewal letters so they get the message I won't be paying their pointless fee.
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10th November 2018
Saturday 3:12 pm
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>As with any periodic tenancy, then.

Sure, but try getting a periodic tenancy right off the bat in London today in a traditional rental agreement, which is what the bloke in question would need.

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>> No. 8106 Anonymous
14th May 2018
Monday 7:43 pm
/A/8106 Modafinil
Any thoughts? I started taking it one month ago, I am suffering from serious health problems and I noticed a cognitive decline. Books, movies or games that were simple and enjoyable a couple of years ago have become way too complex and heavy. I was wasting up my life with aimless shitposting and clickbait videos.

I do not have the resources to perform a double blind test, but I am sure that my mental performance improved a lot. The few people that I am still in contact with agreed, and I was able to finish all my assignment quickly.

Any thoughts? I had no side effects, and it is just one pound at day on an "online pharmacy".
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>> No. 8125 Anonymous
7th June 2018
Thursday 1:19 am
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>>8106

I dabbled with modafinil at Uni.

The first time I used it I was able to make a lot of progress on an essay all through the night, and it was one of my highest scoring essays too. Modafinil can give a push to really get into the research, reading and writing needed for academic work.

However, this was not always the case. There were times where I would take modafinil and just get distracted doing other tasks and I'm fairly certain one my worst essay was also written on modafinil too.

SocialialIy I became more irritable on it, with less patience for others. This meant that seminars were no fun at all on it.

It would always destroy my sleeping pattern (even if I only took half a tablet) and my god, walking home from the uni library after been awake all night and 'coming down' off that stuff damn near gave me panic attacks. I could not handle hearing or seeing other people, I was incredibly anxious and scared, and I believe downers were needed to calm me down when I got home (this was when you could still get etizolam legally).

I must have finished what I had by my third year, and then just stuck to red bulls, coffee and ciggies, if I needed stimulation to help me cram. I felt all the better for not taking modafinil and still got pretty similar marks on my essays. There's not many drugs I'd be happy to never do again, but modafinil is one of them.
>> No. 8206 Anonymous
19th October 2018
Friday 1:14 am
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I've used it regularly (and still do semi regularly) as either modafinil or armodafinil. I'm slightly happer with the latter.

For me, it works like a strong coffee that lasts 8-12 hours without any chance of the jitters. It's no wonder drug and it does not make me more "intelligent" or "smarter". What it does do is allow me to concentrate for longer and be less susceptible to distraction with one major caveat: I need to be motivated to work on the right thing in the first place. It's just as good at sustaining a pointless wiki deep dive on Burmese basket weaving as it is to get work done.

I take 100mg Modafinil or 75mg Armodafinil first thing in the morning and had no trouble sleeping using this approach.

The only downside I've noticed is mild bruxism during the day.
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10th November 2018
Saturday 1:52 am
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I suffer from narcolepsy. Modafinil is what the doctors have prescribed to treat it.

I take 300g a day, every day, just to live like a normal human being. A nap doesn't go a miss. Nine hours sleep a night a must, too.

I don't recommend playing with it. It has bad effects on the heart and can lead to depression. If you don't need it, don't use it.
>> No. 8226 Anonymous
10th November 2018
Saturday 2:26 am
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> I take 300g a day
I assume you mean mg? It's a stim, hopefully people know the risks.
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10th November 2018
Saturday 11:58 am
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Can you elaborate about the bad effects on the heart?

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>> No. 22504 Anonymous
6th November 2018
Tuesday 8:10 pm
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I realise this might be a bit blasphemous, but can you lads please recommend a decent PC compatible gamepad? I had a Speedlink one from Maplin, but that was a bit erratic and has now fallen apart.
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>> No. 22515 Anonymous
7th November 2018
Wednesday 1:47 am
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As most have said, the Xbox controller is a great way to go, there's native support in most games and it works well on Windows for obvious reasons.

That being said I'm sure a PlayStation controller works too. What I'm trying to say is go for one of the controllers that a company spend millions designing and developing as the sole control input for their console, instead of a MadCatz abomination.
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7th November 2018
Wednesday 1:52 am
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PS4 controllers are actually quite lovely, but I got mine for naff all so that's obviously a factor, and of course you need a bit of third party software to trick games into thinking it's an Xbox one. However, in terms of the hardware itself, I'd say it's the tops.
>> No. 22517 Anonymous
8th November 2018
Thursday 12:16 am
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It's a lovely controller but I think the voodoo science I have to do to make it work changes every fortnight or so.
>> No. 22527 Anonymous
10th November 2018
Saturday 1:34 am
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The D-pad really can be an issue. It works fine movement controls even if it feels a little spongy, but some games initially designed for Sony consoles, RPGs in particular, use the D-pad like an extra set of four buttons instead. This works reasonably ok since they are physically separated making it easy to hit one direction only. Trying to do the same with an XBox controller, on the other hand, can be pretty torturous if fast and precise actions need to be done using that control scheme.
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10th November 2018
Saturday 11:33 am
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>>22527
If the d-pad is a concern then a 360 controller is a bad choice. Solid otherwise, though, and should be pretty cheap.

If you play platform games or other games that use the d-pad extensively then a PS4 DualShock 4 or an Xbox One controller are the clear winners, IMO. Their d-pads are tighter than any of the classic controllers were even back when they were new, and even if you've got an old PS2/Saturn/SNES pad knocking around, chances are it's a bit knackered.

The Xbox One controller hooks into Windows using xinput, which is the de facto standard for pad support in PC games, the DS4 used to require fiddly third-party software to emulate this though Steam apparently now does a good job of supporting it natively. DS4s come with a rechargeable battery inside, but the battery life is pretty feeble.

>>22512
The Steam controller is an interesting design and I don't regret buying one, but I found that it landed in a no man's land between a pointing device and a gamepad, while not being especially competent at either. I've mostly used it for turn-based games where its accuracy isn't such an issue.

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>> No. 16095 Anonymous
16th October 2018
Tuesday 4:37 am
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Mother, 46, left paralysed after being 'catapulted' from super-king sized bed during sex with her partner battles for £1m compensation because the divan was an inch-and-a-half lower on one side

A mother-of-four who was left paralysed after falling from a super-king size bed during sex has launched a legal battle for £1million compensation.

Claire Busby, 46, suffered catastrophic spinal injuries when she fell backwards from her recently delivered double-divan in August 2013. Successful business woman Mrs Busby from Maidenhead said she was in bed naked with her then partner when the bizarre tragedy unfolded.

Mrs Busby, who was left tetraplegic and appeared in court in a wheelchair, claims the bed was missing two vital 'glider' feet when delivered, which created a 4cm difference in the height from one side to another. Mrs Busby, who ran a chain of hairdressing and beauty salons is suing Berkshire Bed Company Ltd - trading as Beds Are Uzzz - claiming the bed was 'defective'.

The salon owner said she was 'performing a sexual act' when she toppled over. 'I was positioned kneeling over him,' she explained, to Judge Barry Cotter QC. 'I was kneeling over him and my right hand was touching him, maybe my left hand was touching his leg. I was half way down the bed.'

The claimant said the 'missing gliders' caused a 'slope from head to foot' which caused her to lose balance as she changed position and she 'catapulted' to the floor. At the time she was attempting to 'swing her legs towards the top of the bed', she told the High Court. 'I span around and put my hand down and then I felt as if I was catapulted off the back of the bed,' she said. 'My head hit the floor and I fell to the side and heard a spring in my body snap.'

Her QC, Winston Hunter, said two missing 'gliders' created a hazardous height difference between the bottom end of the left and right divans. 'At its maximum this difference would be 40mm,' he told the judge. This had the effect of creating 'an enhanced, albeit localised, slope at the edge of the mattress', the barrister argued.

Explaining the dynamics of the accident, he went on: 'She had been performing a sex act and, thereafter, she sat up with the intention of swinging her legs forward underneath her - and lying on her back with feet towards the headboard and her head towards the end of the bed. 'Her case is that, having taken the weight off her body through her buttocks, she lay back with the expectation that the mattress would support the weight of her upper torso and her head and shoulders. However, as she placed her weight through her upper body onto the mattress it failed to support her weight, and she continued moving backwards and downwards. The effect of this movement was that her head and upper torso came off the edge of the bed, and she slid to the floor with the weight of her body and legs rotating into a vertical position and forcing the weight of the same through her neck.'

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>> No. 16438 Anonymous
9th November 2018
Friday 10:49 pm
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>>16437
Why are you bothering to share this news with us when you obviously won't read any replies?
>> No. 16439 Anonymous
10th November 2018
Saturday 3:54 am
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>>16438

Why would you reply to someone you think won't read a reply?
>> No. 16440 Anonymous
10th November 2018
Saturday 5:02 am
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>>16439

Why would you reply to someone who's replying to someone who he thinks won't read a reply?
>> No. 16441 Anonymous
10th November 2018
Saturday 5:18 am
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>>16440

Because I think that the person who is replying to someone who he thinks won't read a reply will probably read my reply.
>> No. 16443 Anonymous
10th November 2018
Saturday 9:09 am
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>>16438

Calm down la

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>> No. 22518 Anonymous
9th November 2018
Friday 10:37 pm
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I guess this is the right board for it. Time for a boardgame thread?
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>> No. 22521 Anonymous
9th November 2018
Friday 11:04 pm
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>>22520
This Train game?
https://web.archive.org/web/20090515101046/http://playthisthing.com/train
>> No. 22522 Anonymous
9th November 2018
Friday 11:09 pm
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>>22521
no
>> No. 22523 Anonymous
9th November 2018
Friday 11:57 pm
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>>22518
Diplomacy is the only good boardgame.
>> No. 22524 Anonymous
10th November 2018
Saturday 12:18 am
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>>22523

Only if your definition of "good" involves six hours of bitter arguments culminating in actual physical violence.
>> No. 22526 Anonymous
10th November 2018
Saturday 1:26 am
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After playing "Pandemic: Legacy" to find out what all the fuss was about and having a really good time with it our little group has mostly been playing cooperative games. So far, we've probably sunk the most hours into "Eldritch Horror" (which made Arkham Horror tempting only until we heard it was even more fiddly). It does a pretty good job of keeping everyone involved: each player's turn is less one person making decisions while the others watch and more of a group effort to decide how the team can best achieve the shared goals and divide up tasks. Just beware: the box says "1-8 players", but that is a big fat lie. Unless you literally have all day or play with machine like efficiency any more than 5 isn't really playable.

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>> No. 61923 YubYub
9th November 2018
Friday 6:18 pm
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So that Bounce by the Ounce guy was running in that eletion thing on Tuesday.
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>> No. 61925 Paedofag
10th November 2018
Saturday 12:00 am
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>>61924

bounce by the ounce
>> No. 61926 Anonymous
10th November 2018
Saturday 12:01 am
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>>61924
This guy.
>> No. 61927 Crabkiller
10th November 2018
Saturday 12:09 am
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>>61924

Watch and learn, son.

https://youtu.be/PzP1XC51kro
>> No. 61929 Auntiefucker
10th November 2018
Saturday 1:08 am
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>>61927

He's at 1:40.
>> No. 61930 Searchfag
10th November 2018
Saturday 1:17 am
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>>61929

I wish Autoplay still worked.



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>> No. 12682 Anonymous
9th November 2018
Friday 12:47 am
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I'm 26, have been working full time for two years and already feel as though I'll be stuck in this career forever and have no idea how I could ever leave it, I want to find something else to do because I never chose this line of work, it was just the only job offer I got out of university, and the idea of changing what I'm doing altogether seems insurmountable. Who would hire me? Why? I don't get how I'm supposed to get anything off the ground.

No I don't know what I want to do. How the hell would I, I haven't done it before.
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>> No. 12700 Anonymous
9th November 2018
Friday 6:11 pm
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What's even going on? What are we getting angry about?
>> No. 12701 Anonymous
9th November 2018
Friday 6:14 pm
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>>12700

A mod is getting angry because he thinks /lab/paedo's tactics have been taken to a new level by the "Alt Right" who are now making apparently genuine threads that are actually just subtle methods to convert us to right-wing thinking, and that once they find their foothold in here they'll be all over us like "flies on shit".

Personally I think he needs to eat 2mg of Risperdal and sit in a darkened room with no internet for a bit.
>> No. 12702 Anonymous
9th November 2018
Friday 6:18 pm
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>>12701

He's not a mod.
>> No. 12703 Anonymous
9th November 2018
Friday 8:32 pm
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>>12702

My apologies.

Someone acting rather proprietorially towards the board is getting angry...
>> No. 12704 Anonymous
9th November 2018
Friday 8:40 pm
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>>12703
He's not getting angry.

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>> No. 16417 Anonymous
7th November 2018
Wednesday 10:06 pm
/news/16417 Girl Scouts sue Boy Scouts over planned name change
https://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-46119393

The Girl Scouts of the United States of America have filed a lawsuit against the Boy Scouts of America for dropping "boy" from the scout group's name.

The Boy Scouts of America announced in May they would rename the Boy Scouts programme Scouts BSA as they prepare to allow girls as members.

But the Girl Scouts say the change could erode their brand, calling the move "uniquely damaging" to them.

Their lawsuit seeks damages and an injunction against trademark breaches.

"Only GSUSA has the right to use the Girl Scouts and Scouts trademarks with leadership development services for girls," papers filed in a Manhattan federal court said.

The switch could "marginalise" the Girl Scouts, the complaint reads. It reportedly says the switch has already caused confusion, with some believing their organisation had merged with the Boy Scouts.
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>> No. 16429 Anonymous
8th November 2018
Thursday 8:48 pm
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>>16427
It's Thursday, so there was probably a mass shooting of some kind in the US.
>> No. 16430 Anonymous
8th November 2018
Thursday 10:51 pm
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>>16429

They just make me think

>Zzzzzz. Another one.
>> No. 16431 Anonymous
9th November 2018
Friday 1:06 am
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>>16430

Well maybe if you added some prayers to those thoughts you might actually achieve something!
>> No. 16432 Anonymous
9th November 2018
Friday 1:23 am
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>>16431

>Dear Father
>These are getting really boring.
>Can't you get the next one to jazz it up a bit?
>Amen
>> No. 16434 Anonymous
9th November 2018
Friday 6:08 pm
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>>16429

The joke was that they happen so often it's nothing major any more.

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