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>> No. 429121 Anonymous
24th July 2019
Wednesday 1:36 am
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New mid-week thread.


Sitting on my balcony, enjoying the balmy nighttime temperatures, having a few Stellas. Celebrating the fact that I get to do this at 01:30 am on a Wednesday morning at the moment.

Ah, temporary unemployment.

Before you lads lose your shit get all finger pointy at me, my next tenure as an office slave is already as good as secure and will begin in a few weeks' time.
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>> No. 430554 Anonymous
18th September 2019
Wednesday 11:22 pm
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Trying to decide whether to order a parmo or just go to bed.
>> No. 430555 Anonymous
19th September 2019
Thursday 9:39 am
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>>430554

Did you order the parmo?

Don't leave us hanging, lad
>> No. 430556 Anonymous
19th September 2019
Thursday 10:15 am
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>>430555

I fell asleep before deciding, so no. I've had a slightly runny shit this morning anyway, so I think I dodged a bullet there.

The parmo I would have ordered was a "kiev" one, with garlic and ham on it. I bet it would have been great.
>> No. 430557 Anonymous
19th September 2019
Thursday 11:35 am
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>>430556

You can always have s parmo today lad. Clear mind and clear bowels.
>> No. 430558 Anonymous
19th September 2019
Thursday 12:09 pm
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A parmo a day
Keeps the colonoscopist away

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>> No. 20228 Anonymous
17th September 2019
Tuesday 6:31 am
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Couple reveal they are hiding the gender of their 17-month-old baby to protect them from 'unconscious bias' and didn't even tell the child's grandparents for nearly a year

A couple are refusing to reveal the sex of their 17-month-old baby to their close family because they want to protect them from 'unconscious gender bias'.

Hobbit Humphrey, 38, and Jake England-Johns, 35, who live on a houseboat in Keynsham, near Bath, said they are currently dressing 17-month-old Anoush in both boys and girls clothes.

The married couple, both members of the Extinction Rebellion climate action group, are also asking friends and family to address the toddler using the gender-neutral pronouns, 'they' and 'them'. One of the child's grandparents said they only found out the baby's gender after 11 months, when changing a nappy.

Ms Humphrey and Mr England-Johns appeared on BBC One's Inside Out last night to explain their decision was the only way to stop people treating their child differently based on gender. They said the baby, whose name was changed to Charlie in the programme, will be allowed to decide at a later age on its gender and preferred pronoun.


https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-7471323/Couple-reveal-hiding-gender-17-month-old-baby-childs-grandparents.html

This is like a Daily Mail wet dream. A couple of middle class Extinction Rebellion crusties with names like Hobbit living on a houseboat deciding to name their child Ankush and raise it gender neutral. It's borderline parody; if someone said this article had been created by a machine where you input a bunch of nonsensical buzzwords and it churns out something semi-coherent then I'd believe you.

Seriously, lads. Try to create a premise that plausibly crams as many Daily Mail boogeymen into it as this.
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>> No. 20298 Anonymous
18th September 2019
Wednesday 5:58 pm
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>>20297
>I've said absolutely nothing of the sort.
I'm saying the opposite and you're disagreeing with me. There are two types of people; those who can extrapolate from incomplete data and people like you.
>> No. 20304 Anonymous
19th September 2019
Thursday 6:48 am
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>>20298
>those who can extrapolate from incomplete data and people like you.

You seem to be neither - accusing someone of reading X opinion on Y website invites the suspicion that you yourself found that opinion, and choose the strange action of wiping your snot on someone else's sleeve.
>> No. 20305 Anonymous
19th September 2019
Thursday 7:39 am
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Perhaps if he gets really fucked up he'll end up engaging in pointless bickering on Britain's number three imageboard for she'd enthusiasts.
>> No. 20306 Anonymous
19th September 2019
Thursday 9:59 am
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>>20304
Cool ad hominem bro you still haven't given any evidence to the contrary.
>> No. 20307 Anonymous
19th September 2019
Thursday 11:21 am
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>>20304
That’s a grammatical pun, you pleb.

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>> No. 28571 Anonymous
17th May 2019
Friday 1:05 am
/101/28571 Minor Rants and Piss-Offs, Mark VIII
It appears largethreadmodlad has also locked the previous iteration of this thread; Mark VIII it is, then.

I take perfect care of my nails. I don't bite them, I cut in the standard flat formation every 3-5 days, and scrub under them in the shower. So why the actual fuck are my cuticles bleeding? Putting the plaster over to catch the blood means I can't play my bass properly, and that pisses me off.
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>> No. 28990 Anonymous
13th September 2019
Friday 8:47 pm
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>>28976
I didn't mean to be rude, was just feeling a little vulnerable. I hope i haven't stifled your expression.
>> No. 28991 Anonymous
18th September 2019
Wednesday 12:22 pm
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>>28571
The bus I'm on was just held up at a stop for 10 minutes because two mums were arguing over which one of them was going to fold up their pram to free up the wheelchair space.
>> No. 28992 Anonymous
18th September 2019
Wednesday 3:10 pm
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I was at this event and some woman walks past asking where the toilets are. I said where they were but she acted like she didn't hear me and opened the wrong door. So I said a bit more loudly "excuse me miss, they're-" and she interrupts with an angry "Yes I heard you". Bitch if you heard me then why are you going the wrong way? This is your fault.
>> No. 28993 Anonymous
18th September 2019
Wednesday 5:16 pm
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Through study of the Italian language football and strategy games I've become so accustomed to saying "Napoli" that whenever someone refers to "Naples" there's a moment in which I think "that's so familar why can't I place it...", before realising my error.
>> No. 28994 Anonymous
19th September 2019
Thursday 2:47 am
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I've got that little scratch at the back of my throat that says I've got a cold coming on. Summer is over, another year is drawing to an end, we all march inexorably towards the grave and, worst of all, I'm getting a cold.

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>> No. 25884 Anonymous
25th April 2017
Tuesday 11:09 am
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I'm in the market for a laptop, but I'm not sure if I can get away with meeting all my criteria.

- It'll be purely for business, the most demanding thing it will be opening is numerous Chrome tabs.
- It needs to run Windows software, with MS Office.
- I want it to be lightweight and no bigger than an A4 pad.

Is there any chance of me getting this for around £200?

I've been seeing refurbished X series Thinkpads from as little as £100, but maybe this is dodgy?

Do you lads know of something better?
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>> No. 26986 Anonymous
26th December 2018
Wednesday 9:43 pm
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>>26982
I don't know. Maybe I should check.
>> No. 26987 Anonymous
27th December 2018
Thursday 10:03 am
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Czech yourselves before you wrzech yourselves.
>> No. 27265 Anonymous
18th September 2019
Wednesday 7:17 pm
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Hey lads, I'm in a similar position to OP but have procrastinated on a decision for about a year now. It's just so bloody difficult to make a choice on what you want when it comes to a new best friend. I was looking at a V-series the other-day but upon closer inspection I suspect the build-quality is absolute toffee:
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Lenovo-81V50004UK-V155-15API-Laptop-Windows/dp/B07HVZFSXB/ref=sr_1_1

My criteria has shifted around but generally:
>Budget is £500-£1000 depending on what it can do
>Weight isn't a problem, this is going to be an effective desktop/tv due to lack of space in the flat
>Something sturdy that will last me years and years if anything
>My benchmark was finally getting to play GTA V but a laptop able to play it in decent quality appears still out of reach

I really should make a choice now as my current laptop is starting to BSD more and more.
>> No. 27266 Anonymous
18th September 2019
Wednesday 10:52 pm
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>>27265

>My benchmark was finally getting to play GTA V but a laptop able to play it in decent quality appears still out of reach

Not any more. At the low end of your budget, a machine with a Ryzen 5 2500U will run GTA V on medium settings at 720p at about 50fps, while still being reasonably portable. At the high end of your price range, you could have something with an i5 and a GTX 1650, which will give you decent frame rates at 1080p on very high settings.

https://www.ebuyer.com/885240-hp-probook-455-g6-15-ryzen-5-8gb-256gb-ssd-win10-pro-6eb47ea-abu

https://www.ebuyer.com/900672-asus-rog-strix-i5-9300h-8gb-512gb-ssd-gtx-1650-15-6-win-10-g531gt-al106t
>> No. 27267 Anonymous
18th September 2019
Wednesday 11:25 pm
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>>27265
Your budget will definitely stretch to something GTAV-capable, my laptop runs that and it's only worth ~£500. I picked an Inspiron 15 7577, which doesn't look like the usual "gamer laptop" with rainbow LED and go-faster plastic tacky embarrassment. By all accounts it has a quiet cooling system by gaming laptop standards, but it's still too loud for me when it gets going. When a game like GTAV is running you'd better have headphones or some way of moving the thing into an adjacent room.

Can you really not squeeze in a decent desktop? And then grab a second-hand chromebook or something dirt cheap for when you're out and about? Gaming laptops are inherently a significant compromise, don't go there unless you really have to.

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


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

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

I challenge you lads to find a more pointless news story than this.
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>> No. 20244 Anonymous
17th September 2019
Tuesday 8:11 pm
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>>20240

Costco if you meet the requirements, JTF if you don't.
>> No. 20300 Anonymous
18th September 2019
Wednesday 10:42 pm
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https://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/greater-manchester-news/appeal-witnesses-after-petrol-station-16939719

>Appeal for witnesses after petrol station is robbed by a man claiming to have a knife



Only in Britain.

- "I've got a knife but I'm not going to show it to you. Give me all your money!!"

- "Erm, ok, take everything you want"
>> No. 20301 Anonymous
18th September 2019
Wednesday 10:52 pm
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>>20300

Would you expect someone working in a petrol station to take any sort of risk like that? I wouldn't protect a companies till even for a punch in the face.
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18th September 2019
Wednesday 10:59 pm
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>>20301

Company policy is invariably to just hand over the money. The compo payout for an employee or customer who was wounded or killed in a robbery would be vastly greater than the value of the cash in the till, so it's just not worth arguing even if the threat doesn't seem remotely credible.
>> No. 20303 Anonymous
18th September 2019
Wednesday 11:05 pm
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>>20301

Still nothing wrong with backing up your claim by showing the knife. You're already in for armed robbery anyway, regardless of whether or not you actually have a knife. I think there have been court cases where somebody got done for armed robbery just for poking his index finger through his coat pocket and saying he had a gun.

So why not present your weapon to the poor lad you're robbing so he'll at least know you're not a pretentious cunt.

And besides, why say you've got a knife. If you're bullshitting anyway, why not say you've got a gun in your coat pocket. Would convince me more than the prospect of getting grazed by an imaginary knife across the counter.

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>> No. 64090 Anonymous
18th September 2019
Wednesday 1:11 am
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>> No. 64092 Samefag
18th September 2019
Wednesday 12:08 pm
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02:35 - New paralympic sport
>> No. 64093 Crabkiller
18th September 2019
Wednesday 4:36 pm
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3:20 - what is it with weirdo bike "inventors" and Spinergy Rev-X wheels? They weren't actually very good, they chopped off Michele Bartolini's kneecap and they nearly amputated Paolo Bettini's hand.
>> No. 64094 Anonymous
18th September 2019
Wednesday 8:26 pm
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>>64093

I'm more amused by the 'leverage' demonstration. Imagine when they discover the concept of 'gears'.
>> No. 64095 YubYub
18th September 2019
Wednesday 9:22 pm
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>>64093

People think they're cool, I don't understand it. I think fixed gear riders like them for the same reason they ride without hand brakes - they want people to see they're dicing with death.
>> No. 64096 R4GE
18th September 2019
Wednesday 10:07 pm
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>> No. 17227 Anonymous
6th November 2013
Wednesday 10:41 am
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I bought the worms bundle twice absent mindedly so here are the extra keys .gs

Superfrog HD https://www.humblebundle.com/gift?key=sMmGPe2yUKPMm3HC
Worms Blast https://www.humblebundle.com/gift?key=DRYGuGM38VdnxfuF
Worms Crazy Golf https://www.humblebundle.com/gift?key=eYEPWANxqsCnqkfY
Worms Ultimate Mayhem https://www.humblebundle.com/gift?key=xbqFPzD2SDRXmNSz
Worms Armageddon https://www.humblebundle.com/gift?key=U7TeH7v3r64aWT74
Worms Pinball https://www.humblebundle.com/gift?key=B73d2Xh85TTbdGyE

One each, that means you bikethief and stickyfingerslad.

https://www.humblebundle.com/ is Batman GOTY editions and FEAR.
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>> No. 23005 Anonymous
4th August 2019
Sunday 3:10 pm
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Humble Bundle are selling Crusader Kings II and all its DLC. I keep seeing this game everywhere so I thought I'd pick it up for the $1. I go back to Steam and in the reviews everyone is raving about what an amazing deal getting all the DLC is for $15. So caving into peer pressure I went back and purchased it again. You lads can have the spare Steam keys.

Is this morally right? I dunno I'm only depriving the sick kids of $1 aren't I?

Crusader Kings II: 9TK5A-AKV2H-POZLOADS-CMPBX
The Old Gods DLC: H5CER-BEEFYPOZ-95XNN-ANVTK
The Republic DLC: DVQIF-87IPL-BEEFLOADS-JWN0X
Sunset Invasion DLC: EDMR8-POZCHASER-GZ39X-JYAIQ
Legacy of Rome DLC: CW54A-20R02-love and cherishED-0F5Q5
Sword of Islam DLC: DC2V3-DAFTWOGS-68M5X-MALPJ
>> No. 23006 Anonymous
4th August 2019
Sunday 3:15 pm
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>>23005
Pushing over and stealing the shoes from a Paradox bod's feet would be morally right. Their DLC is the cheekiest I've seen.
>> No. 23007 Anonymous
4th August 2019
Sunday 3:23 pm
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>>23006
Yeah, charging a quid for some fucking portraits or whatever is a joke, but I'm presuming that the actual expansions are all solid purchases.

But none of my money is going to them anyway, I always give it all to the charity.
>> No. 23052 Anonymous
17th September 2019
Tuesday 5:17 pm
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Rockstar are promoting their own games launcher by offering free copies of San Andreas.

https://socialclub.rockstargames.com/rockstar-games-launcher
>> No. 23053 Anonymous
18th September 2019
Wednesday 12:43 pm
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Is it just as shite as the Social Club was back in 2008?

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>> No. 27254 Anonymous
17th September 2019
Tuesday 9:58 pm
/g/27254 Bluetooth keyboard/mouse dropping out
Alright lads. Here's the situation. I bought a fancy Microsoft Surface Ergonomic bluetooth keyboard, and every time I step away for more than ~5 minutes it does this thing where I have to press a key and then wait for 1-3 seconds. During this time the system is completely locked - whatever's on screen freezes in place and any sound or music stops.

This happens under Linux as well as Windows.

I've looked in power settings in Windows for dongle and mouse and switched it to never sleep wherever possible.

I've looked for others with the same problem, found a handful. Nobody had a solution.

As it happens, I've been given a Surface mouse for free. It also seems to suffer the same problem. My next step would be to buy another bluetooth dongle, but I'm broke and I'd rather not spend the money if can avoid it.

Is there an easy way of pinging bluetooth devices? Or any other way of keeping a bluetooth device awake? I don't mind charging batteries if it'll fix the problem.
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>> No. 27260 Anonymous
18th September 2019
Wednesday 2:47 am
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>>27255

Get the fuck off /g/
>> No. 27261 Anonymous
18th September 2019
Wednesday 2:47 am
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Yeah Bluetooth threads belong in /101/, surely.
>> No. 27262 Anonymous
18th September 2019
Wednesday 3:33 am
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>>27257
>Save yourself bother now and buy a wired keyboard and mouse.
Seconding both this advice and the sentiment. The only time I've ever had trouble with a wired connection was when I tried a stupidly long PS/2 cable, which was hilarious but entirely understandable.
>> No. 27263 Anonymous
18th September 2019
Wednesday 9:57 am
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>>27262
Please, lads. I'm asking for help with one very specific fault, not general observations about bluetooth's reliability.
>> No. 27264 Anonymous
18th September 2019
Wednesday 10:52 am
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>>27263
You've had the best advice you're going to get. I'm not sure what else there is to say.

(A good day to you Sir!)

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>> No. 12164 Anonymous
17th September 2019
Tuesday 11:34 pm
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Can we have a nerdcore thread please?


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Sr8ILq1a_yw
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>> No. 12173 Anonymous
18th September 2019
Wednesday 12:11 am
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>> No. 12174 Anonymous
18th September 2019
Wednesday 12:15 am
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I'm unshakable, I'm on the right road.
My goal? Writing the unbreakable code.


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>> No. 12175 Anonymous
18th September 2019
Wednesday 12:21 am
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Up up down down lef tright left right

Then B A Start - the screen goes white

It's the cracker, the YTCracker, the game genie

8 bits with the 8 inch weenie


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9j9rJBXoYVg
>> No. 12176 Anonymous
18th September 2019
Wednesday 12:24 am
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This is for all the DnB headz. Some real culture.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R8xj7yXDj0o
>> No. 12177 Anonymous
18th September 2019
Wednesday 2:35 am
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>>12176

DnB is the pinnacle of musical expression and nobody can convince me otherwise.

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>> No. 86507 Anonymous
28th August 2019
Wednesday 10:41 am
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Government asks Queen to suspend Parliament

The government has asked the Queen to suspend Parliament just days after MPs return to work in September - and only a few weeks before the IIIWW deadline.

Boris Johnson said a Queen's Speech would take place after the suspension, on 14 October, to outline his "very exciting agenda". But it means MPs are unlikely to have time to pass laws to stop a no-deal IIIWW on 31 October.


https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-49493632

The ride never ends!
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>> No. 86787 Anonymous
17th September 2019
Tuesday 10:27 am
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The whole thing was just farcical.

>Let's go outside and do this.
>Oh no, there are hecklers. Can we do this inside?
>We could try, but this is a press event and there's no room inside for all that press.
>Oh, erm ...
>Look, I'm going outside with or without you. Your call.

Who's the "big girl's blouse" again? What an embarrassment.
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17th September 2019
Tuesday 5:09 pm
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Look at Swinson's juicy norks. I'd give those funbags a fondle.
>> No. 86789 Anonymous
17th September 2019
Tuesday 7:59 pm
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>>86786
>Suez Canal
Hah!
>> No. 86790 Anonymous
17th September 2019
Tuesday 9:13 pm
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>>86788
She looks rather uncomfortable in that picture.
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17th September 2019
Tuesday 9:19 pm
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That's her with her husband. I don't think I've ever seen a picture of Swinson where she actually looks comfortable.

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>> No. 20195 Anonymous
16th September 2019
Monday 1:25 pm
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This is just sounded so incredible I had to post it. According to this the NHS defines a 'never event' as mistakes "so serious they should never happen".

They happened 621 times in the past year.

I know the NHS is being failed, but fucking hell.

https://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/nhs-never-events-patients-wrong-body-part-amputated_uk_5d7f50d5e4b03b5fc88656b6
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>> No. 20238 Anonymous
17th September 2019
Tuesday 11:59 am
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> We have some sort of IT system for midwives called Badgernet.
Prolly a reference to an old joke about a pregnancy test.
>> No. 20242 Anonymous
17th September 2019
Tuesday 5:17 pm
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>>20226
BadgerNet is software named and written by a private sector company.
>> No. 20243 Anonymous
17th September 2019
Tuesday 7:58 pm
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>>20224
>The goal is that they never happen.
Unlike all those other, lesser mistakes that they are perfectly OK to let happen?
>> No. 20246 Anonymous
17th September 2019
Tuesday 8:18 pm
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Let's hope they don't make a mistake while removing that stick from your arse, eh lad?
>> No. 20248 Anonymous
17th September 2019
Tuesday 8:39 pm
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>>20243

How do you still not understand this?

Have you not ever had a job with a company big enough to have HR and safety reporting?

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>> No. 23560 Anonymous
16th November 2016
Wednesday 6:49 pm
/emo/23560 Minor angst and existential dread, Mk. I
We tend to have a lot of repeated threads here, but I also get the feeling people don't tend to post in /emo/ unless it's a big issue.

With this in mind I suggest that we have a thread for stuff that's got you down a bit and you need to get off your chest, without it being major enough to make an entire thread devoted to it. We can also use it as a go-to for minor relationship advice, work problems, social drama, and things like that.

Everyone gets down from time to time, let's put some Sisters of Mercy on and wallow together for a while.
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>> No. 28953 Anonymous
15th September 2019
Sunday 8:48 pm
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I don't want to top myself, but I honestly dread waking up everyday. Why can I just die peacefully in my sleep?
>> No. 28954 Anonymous
15th September 2019
Sunday 11:52 pm
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>>28953
What's putting the willies up you come morning?
>> No. 28955 Anonymous
16th September 2019
Monday 1:13 am
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The fact of living for another day. I try my best and put mu affairs in order hoping that I die in my sleep. I have been doing this for three years now. It is draining.
>> No. 28956 Anonymous
17th September 2019
Tuesday 10:51 am
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Why does it seem to be getting harder, lads? I've been alone my whole life but this past month all I've felt is that I'm in desperate need of a hug and someone to tell me things are ok.
>> No. 28957 Anonymous
17th September 2019
Tuesday 2:51 pm
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>>28956
Things are OK, lad. We’re all gonna make it.

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>> No. 64088 R4GE
17th September 2019
Tuesday 12:23 pm
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>> No. 64089 YubYub
17th September 2019
Tuesday 2:51 pm
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N1 m8 bare advice

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

ID: 7389f1
/shed/13515 Silly Sausage Thread
Ban appeals, supplication and fry-ups.
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>> ID: cad645 No. 15055 Anonymous
16th September 2019
Monday 1:39 am

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>>15053

For someone who claims to have been here for years, you sure do write like an outsider. The fact you seemed surprised at a dodgy ban sort of gives the game away too.

If you can't work out how to evade our bans you're not our sort of people anyway.
>> ID: f18b3c No. 15056 Anonymous
16th September 2019
Monday 8:05 am

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His appealing?
More like squealing.
His appealing?
It's appalling.
It's so galling.
It must be a chore, being so bumsore.
Off you fuck, stop being such a bore.
>> ID: b90f68 No. 15057 Anonymous
16th September 2019
Monday 8:24 am

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>>15048
Not for me, I mean it must be horrible being like that. I don't really care.
>> ID: a51f79 No. 15058 Anonymous
17th September 2019
Tuesday 12:53 pm

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>>15055
>For someone who claims to have been here for years, you sure do write like an outsider
They write like a fucking spastic, if they'd been here for years we'd all be spastics too by now. I think that's how it works, anyway.

"Perm banning" is an entertaining mistake, though.
>> ID: 1e7e5c No. 15059 Anonymous
17th September 2019
Tuesday 1:17 pm

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>>15058
>Perm banning

FREE THE PERM. FREE DEIDRE RASHID.

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>> No. 20099 Anonymous
11th September 2019
Wednesday 2:18 pm
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Fireman Sam axed by fire chiefs for being 'outdated' and not 'inclusive' enough

Fire chiefs have axed much-loved children’s TV character Fireman Sam for being “outdated” and not “inclusive” enough.

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue Service dropped the 32-year-old character, who is white and male, from promotional material after residents complained he “doesn’t reflect the fire service today.” Fireman Sam will be replaced by three new characters created in-house: fire extinguisher shaped Freddy, Filbert and Penelope.

Les Britzman, the service's Chief Fire Officer, told Good Morning Britain he was trying to increase female recruitment to the service.


https://www.standard.co.uk/news/uk/fireman-sam-axed-by-fire-chiefs-for-not-being-inclusive-enough-a4233761.html

I don't give a fuck about 'PC gawn mad' or the hypocrisy of replacing one white male fireman mascot with another. I just want to draw your attention to the fact that the new mascot is PURE FUCKING NIGHTMARE FUEL.
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>> No. 20218 Anonymous
16th September 2019
Monday 10:55 pm
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>>20216

I've heard some bizarre anti-Semitic conspiracy theories in my time, but the idea that the Jews have been plotting to replace a cartoon Welsh carpet-bagger with a boggle-eyed fire extinguisher takes the cake.
>> No. 20219 Anonymous
16th September 2019
Monday 11:00 pm
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Next time don't wait a whole day for me to bait the motherfucker out.
>> No. 20221 Anonymous
16th September 2019
Monday 11:16 pm
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>>20218

It's almost as if that was the point.

>>20219

Well, sorry, but you got the wrong guy. Don't pat yourself on the back so soon.

I fully expected a ban for a post like that, but steady on modlads. Can't you tell blatant facetiousness any more?
>> No. 20222 Anonymous
16th September 2019
Monday 11:45 pm
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>>20221
1) A "permanent" ban is the easiest thing to click thanks to the mod UI, I asked about changing this a few times over the years but nothing came of it.
2) You got around it in minutes so who cares?
>> No. 20225 Anonymous
17th September 2019
Tuesday 12:54 am
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>>20222

>A "permanent" ban is the easiest thing to click thanks to the mod UI

That feels intentional.

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>> No. 19550 Anonymous
21st June 2019
Friday 6:23 am
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Trump Approves Strikes on Iran, but Then Abruptly Pulls Back

President Trump approved military strikes against Iran in retaliation for downing an American surveillance drone, but pulled back from launching them on Thursday night after a day of escalating tensions.

As late as 7 p.m., military and diplomatic officials were expecting a strike, after intense discussions and debate at the White House among the president’s top national security officials and congressional leaders, according to multiple senior administration officials involved in or briefed on the deliberations.

Officials said the president had initially approved attacks on a handful of Iranian targets, like radar and missile batteries. The operation was underway in its early stages when it was called off, a senior administration official said. Planes were in the air and ships were in position, but no missiles had been fired when word came to stand down, the official said.


https://www.nytimes.com/2019/06/20/world/middleeast/iran-us-drone.html
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>> No. 20131 Anonymous
12th September 2019
Thursday 12:24 am
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They weren't allowed.

https://en.radiofarda.com/a/why-iran-supertanker-took-a-much-longer-route-to-reach-syria-/30038586.html
>> No. 20194 Anonymous
16th September 2019
Monday 12:20 pm
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The US are blaming Iran for the attacks on the Saudi oil fields. Here we go again.
>> No. 20202 Anonymous
16th September 2019
Monday 5:55 pm
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>>20194
Ha. Just waiting for the folks responsible for 9/11 to tell us who to bomb. The world's weird.
>> No. 20203 Anonymous
16th September 2019
Monday 6:32 pm
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>>20194
>waiting on the Kingdom as to... what terms we would procede
He just copped to letting the House of fucking Saud set his military and diplomatic stance, incredible.
>> No. 20207 Anonymous
16th September 2019
Monday 8:06 pm
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It's just good customer service.

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>> No. 4253 Anonymous
18th February 2019
Monday 6:32 pm
/mph/4253 Car and bike official weekend thread but also weekdays
Okay might as well try and be polite and keep the oil out of the other megathreads.

Welcome to the motor one. In an attempt to actually get people to post in it, tell me about the car you really want and could feasibly afford. Right now I'm really thinking a lot about a big square 80s Merc as we've been talking about them. Even a Lada would be fun as fuck.
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>> No. 4384 Anonymous
9th September 2019
Monday 3:07 pm
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>>4383
A Suzuki Swift would do you, but old automatics can be a nightmare. Can't cook or won't cook?
>> No. 4385 Anonymous
14th September 2019
Saturday 9:35 pm
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>>4383

A Yaris. Super reliable and utterly boring.
>> No. 4386 Anonymous
14th September 2019
Saturday 9:36 pm
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I am a precursor to a Leon.
Get in the car.
>> No. 4387 Anonymous
15th September 2019
Sunday 10:29 am
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>>4383
Maybe try looking for either Citroen C1, Peugeot 106 or Toyota Aygo. They are all the same car, with minor cosmetic differences. Though the 4 door models are quite a bit rarer than the 2 doors.
>> No. 4388 Anonymous
16th September 2019
Monday 2:48 pm
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Jaguar XK150, the one mentioned in Forsyth's The ODESSA File.
A fancy sports car, even more so if it's in the after-war FRG.
>>4376
I like Octavias (and not only Octavias, Rapid and Superb are alright too).
Then again, never driven one myself.

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>> No. 13251 Anonymous
12th September 2019
Thursday 1:59 pm
/job/13251 security guard cunts at the jobcentre
these dickheads get paid £8 a hour to shuffle around and stare at you whilst you actually try and find meaningful employment,use the computers to use universal jobmatch.

occasionally they need to throw out the odd violent twat so maybe one or two of these lot are required, but the government seems to think that having eleven of them per jobcentre is required.

they shuffle about and stare at you like this like they were lobotomised and turned into robocops. this is what they do all day and the government considers it value for money.
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>> No. 13281 Anonymous
15th September 2019
Sunday 10:38 pm
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>>13275 has let himself go.
>> No. 13282 Anonymous
16th September 2019
Monday 1:14 am
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I work in one. We have 15 security guys, but then again we have two floors.
>> No. 13286 Anonymous
16th September 2019
Monday 8:29 am
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>>13282
Are you expecting to be attacked by Adam Jensen or do you just keep all the dole money in a pile out in the open?
>> No. 13288 Anonymous
16th September 2019
Monday 11:36 am
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>>13286
If they actually expect to be attacked by AJ, they're doing it wrong anyway.
>> No. 13289 Anonymous
16th September 2019
Monday 1:28 pm
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>>13282
Being a security guard is a pretty cushty job at the best of times but imagine how laid back it is with fourteen other people to pick up the slack.

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>> No. 428949 Anonymous
19th July 2019
Friday 5:19 pm
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New weekend thread: Highland Toffee edition.

How goes it, lads? What are you up to this weekend?
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>> No. 430511 Anonymous
15th September 2019
Sunday 9:42 pm
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I watched episodes three and four of Peaky Blinders back to back the other day and thought "huh, that was kind of a dull ending, in fact nothing much happened this whole series", but now looking at the iPlayer I see it has a regular six episode run and I just managed to convince myself this series was shorter than all the others for no reason. I'm sure there's a lesson in there somewhere, but as we've already seen this evening I'm too stupid to know what it is. I can only hope this tale carries more import for someone less mentally withered than I and they benefit where I could only stare blankly like a fish.
>> No. 430513 Anonymous
15th September 2019
Sunday 9:54 pm
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Bought some Dylon Intense Black fabric dye last night and I am now trying it out. I've got three black collared shirts that have faded and I hope to restore their colour that way. Bit skint right now, so just buying new shirts isn't something I'd like to do at the moment. I'm really interested to see the results when the washing is done.
>> No. 430517 Anonymous
16th September 2019
Monday 1:16 am
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I have grown really fat over the past couple of years. I am around 5'6, but weigh 17 stones now. I can't find shirts that fit me without them being ridiculously oversized - with ridiculous sleeve and shirt lengths. Order a couple from M&S last week, and they reach my knees.

Why aren't there any shops that sell clothes for short and fat guys? Seems like a giant hole in the market.
>> No. 430520 Anonymous
16th September 2019
Monday 10:30 am
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Those shops exist, though possibly not on every high street these days. The common term for this is "big and tall" and they cater to the big, the tall, and both.

From playground insults directed at me, I have gleaned that the website Jacamo is also for fat cunts.
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16th September 2019
Monday 12:25 pm
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Jacamo is for proper blokes.

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>> No. 4012 Anonymous
14th December 2012
Friday 9:36 am
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Applying for JSA links
http://pastebin.com/5vJCh4HQ
http://www.urban75.com/Action/Jsa/jsa2.html
Both are a little out of date.
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>> No. 12783 Anonymous
8th December 2018
Saturday 10:12 am
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>>12782

No problem, if I stay 2 days without taking 'prol and 'mide I am unable to walk 20 meters without gasping for air.
>> No. 13283 Anonymous
16th September 2019
Monday 6:23 am
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How long is a "month's notice"?
Is it 28 days/4 weeks or if I hand my notice in on the 5th, I'm expected to be there till the 5th the next month?
>> No. 13285 Anonymous
16th September 2019
Monday 6:42 am
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>>13283
Write the date you want to leave on your notice as 28 days from the day you hand it in. Let them argue if they want to.
>> No. 13287 Anonymous
16th September 2019
Monday 10:28 am
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>>13283

Most likely a working month, so four weeks. If they meant a calendar month everyone would just wait until February to quit.

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