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>> No. 8983 Anonymous
15th October 2020
Thursday 11:08 pm
/spo/8983 What sports do we like then?
I'm a big fan of Hull City, I'm a big fan of Hull KR, I enjoy watching ODI and Test Cricket,T20 and the IPL can get to absolute fuck as far as I'm concerned.

The thing about ODI cricket is that there's enough time in the 50/50 for the pitch to deteriorate, the ball to get knackered, and fellas stood out in the sunny weather to get knackered. Swing of the ball changed by a minute etc.. It's a perfect blend for watchability. I'd happily give up 5 days to get tickets for all days of a Test match against any team really capable of the form. I'd happily give up 2 days for a ODI against a team capable of the form (hangover).

What sports do you nerds actually like? Let's get things going in here. I've not seen a Nawf Lahndan Dawbee scrap in a while.
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>> No. 9011 Anonymous
30th November 2020
Monday 11:22 am
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Strength v Dexterity. I'd watch it with an Ultimate Surrender twist where most of the time the athletic woman turns the bloke into her sextoy but occasionally he wins and humiliates her like it's Jabba's Palace.
>> No. 9013 Anonymous
30th November 2020
Monday 3:47 pm
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>>9011

If you liked that you might like the only funny cracked article ever written.

https://www.cracked.com/blog/worst-life-ever-the-story-of-kazuyuki-fujitas-skull/
>> No. 9014 Anonymous
30th November 2020
Monday 3:51 pm
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>>9013

Can you link to it?
>> No. 9015 Anonymous
30th November 2020
Monday 4:03 pm
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>>9014

I... Did?
>> No. 9016 Anonymous
30th November 2020
Monday 6:34 pm
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>>9013
Seanbaby's articles about Japanese MMA frek fights are always a good chuckle, this one is very apt https://www.cracked.com/blog/how-mma-proved-that-bigger-guy-usually-loses-horribly/

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>> No. 67545 Auntiefucker
29th November 2020
Sunday 11:06 am
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https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-55079954

What kind of mental gymnastics do you have to engage in to call yourself gay and eskimo at the same time? Do they actually abide by the teachings of the snow or are they like atheists who call themselves cultural Christians because they were in a nativity play once?
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>> No. 67556 Crabkiller
29th November 2020
Sunday 1:13 pm
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>>67555
Yes.
>> No. 67557 Searchfag
29th November 2020
Sunday 2:42 pm
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This thread is pretty gay.
>> No. 67558 Anonymous
29th November 2020
Sunday 7:07 pm
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The bit you tend to miss as an atheist is that most religious people know on some level that religion isn't real, they just like it. you focus on all the absurdities and contradictions, because you take at face value what they know is just a weird collective live action role play.

eskimocs tend to be a bit more serious about their religion than the average Christian, but that really isn't saying much when you consider how watered down of a religion Christianity is nowadays. most of it is cultural etiquette, i'd argue most muslanders don't drink for roughly the same reason you didn't want your mam and dad finding out you smoked when you were 15.

acknowledging this though i think religious institutions/interest groups should be afforded less political clout. imagine if there was a political lobby for Warhammer enthusiasts or furries.
>> No. 67559 Samefag
29th November 2020
Sunday 7:20 pm
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>>67558
Humans constantly try to exploit or harness any sort of natural forces they know exist; I think it's a fairly solid argument that nobody actually believes in YWH if they don't spend all their time trying to figure out how to hogtie him like Gulliver and force him to act as their own personal genie. Yeah people pray but you can pray to a river and it won't generate power until you put in the graft and build yourself a hydroelectric dam.
>> No. 67570 Moralfag
30th November 2020
Monday 1:41 am
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>>67545
Are you mad that the girl in your OP identifies as eskimo and gay, or are you mad that you think the eskimo community accept her as a eskimo?

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>> No. 13662 Anonymous
29th November 2020
Sunday 3:30 pm
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Any HR or hiring folk on .gs? Is it worth seeking "endorsements" for specific skills on LinkedIn?

Is it worth using LinkedIn as a whole, for that matter? In what contexts might it be useful?
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>> No. 13663 Anonymous
29th November 2020
Sunday 3:42 pm
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LinkedIn makes me sick to the core. It's like entering an ultracorporate hellworld with no connection to reality. Full of #ThoughtLeaders and #ChangeManagementCoaches, all presenting this ultra-sanitised 'aspirational' image of a world where the only joy in life comes from work, and everything is squeaky clean.
>> No. 13664 Anonymous
29th November 2020
Sunday 3:52 pm
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>>13663

I agree, but I view it from a ruthlessly pragmatic perspective. Job alerts, making the occasional cold contact with people who have similar research interests, etc.. I've actually made some decent use out of it in the few years I've had one.

In theory, there's nothing that you can do with LinkedIn that you can't do with e-mail and mailing lists, yet for whatever reason some people are more open to being contacted on there. Maybe there's an informality to it, the ability to see a human face, it doesn't get buried in work e-mails, or any/none of the above.

Just don't scroll through the newsfeeds, unless you've meticulously curated it or enjoy reading mindless corporate propaganda.
>> No. 13665 Anonymous
29th November 2020
Sunday 4:21 pm
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It's an absolute shithole full of shitlords. It can help for getting random recruiters to contact you, but not much else - the endorsements aren't worth anything.
>> No. 13668 Anonymous
29th November 2020
Sunday 7:40 pm
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>In what contexts might it be useful?

1. For cyber-stalking work contacts or women you're talking to on dating apps.
2. Once you have a high-skill career with experience so you can laugh at offers for consultancy work.

If you're looking for the kind of work LinkedIn was designed for at the moment then you're better off just applying for public sector jobs. At the very least once you beat the thousands of other applicants you won't have to worry about immediately being made redundant.
>> No. 13669 Anonymous
29th November 2020
Sunday 7:52 pm
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Linkedin is facebook for the underemployed/unemployed.

Have you ever had any significant job leads obtained from Linkedin? Have you ever had any significant interactions on Linkedin that has resulted in an improvement in your career?

I had an account from 2007 to 2019 when I deleted it in a huff.

With respect to businesses: if you're not the buyer or the seller, you're the product.

Better to use your offline social/professional network, you can get as many leads from mates on facebook, and be diligent in a job hunt on job boards (especially specialist job boards).

During my last job hunt I applied for >300 positions in a 3 month period. I had about 5 interviews. I only submitted a one-page CV and cover letter for each. If there was any kind of corporate application system that required me to set up an account and pick my high school subjects from drop down menus I didn't apply thinking correctly that I wouldn't be considered for any such position.

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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. 13055 Anonymous
3rd August 2019
Saturday 7:11 pm
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Today I've tried using red wine vinegar in my pasta sauce. I think it might be a bit of a game changer.
>> No. 13056 Anonymous
3rd August 2019
Saturday 8:52 pm
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>>13055
As I said in >>12823 you need a bit of vinegar to make the tomatoes taste nicer. It's definitely a game changer.
>> No. 13274 Anonymous
4th April 2020
Saturday 12:06 pm
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I think I've perfected tomato sauce:-

3 tins of chopped tomatoes
6/7 cloves of garlic
Glug of oil
A few herbs
A squeeze of tomato puree

Perfecto.
>> No. 13275 Anonymous
4th April 2020
Saturday 3:34 pm
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>>13056
I always add white wine vinegar to pasta. And a small mountain of salt. The pasta should taste delicious on its own.

>>13274
It ain't perfecto if it's tinned tomatoes now is it, mate.
>> No. 13990 Anonymous
29th November 2020
Sunday 5:50 pm
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Never heard of them before, but my local Asda has tins of Di Leo chopped tomatoes for 28p so I've stocked up. They must have tried to import shitloads from Italy when everything hit the fan earlier in the year because they also had loads of bronze cut spaghetti and 00 flour for 20p.

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>> No. 13978 Anonymous
29th November 2020
Sunday 12:45 am
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Settle an argument for me: Do you put eggs in the refrigerator?

I had long assumed that eggs only went in the fridge if you're buying the American ones where the shell has been washed. For proper eggs you don't put them in as moisture builds up on the inside of the shell.

Well, I just looked at the egg carton in my cupboard and it says to keep them refrigerated for best results. I don't know what to believe anymore.
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>> No. 13983 Anonymous
29th November 2020
Sunday 10:15 am
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If you keep them in the fridge, then your boil timing goes all to fuck.
>> No. 13984 Anonymous
29th November 2020
Sunday 10:22 am
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I left an egg on a radiator for a month to give to someone as a prank, expecting it to smell when cracked, but he cooked and ate it without noticing and before I could stop him. It didn't make him ill and he said it tasted completely normal.

I think you can tell when eggs are off, the yolk seems to stick to the inside of the shell more than usual. I've had a few recently where it was slightly stuck and they didn't taste off.
>> No. 13985 Anonymous
29th November 2020
Sunday 12:54 pm
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>For proper eggs you don't put them in as moisture builds up on the inside of the shell.

I've never heard this before. As >>13981 says aren't eggs already full of moisture on the inside of the shell?
>> No. 13986 Anonymous
29th November 2020
Sunday 2:01 pm
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At the back of my cupboard is a box of 7 year old eggs. They look fine, but feel a little fluffy and roll like mexican jumping beans.
>> No. 13988 Anonymous
29th November 2020
Sunday 3:37 pm
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>>13983

A little bit of experimentation is required, but I find 4:30 to 4:45 is ideal for soft boiled eggs, if you're taking them from the fridge and putting them straight into a rolling boil.

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>> No. 27146 Anonymous
26th August 2020
Wednesday 10:54 pm
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I suppose it's time for a new thread seeing as the previous one is almost at 1,700 posts.

It's been kicking off in America (again) after the police have shot a black man (again). A couple of protesters/rioters have been killed after they were driven by the police towards an alt-right militia, with this planned in advance.
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>> No. 28372 Anonymous
12th October 2020
Monday 1:42 pm
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https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-16614209
>> No. 29064 Anonymous
29th November 2020
Sunday 9:45 am
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>A majority of people believe Black Lives Matter, the anti-racism movement that spread across the UK this summer, has increased racial tension, according to a poll.

>Just over half (55%) of UK adults believe the BLM protests that took place in big cities but also in the Shetland Islands and the Isle of Wight, increased racial tensions, according to a survey of more than 2,000 people by pollsters Opinium. Only 17% of the people polled in October disagreed. The polling also showed 44% of ethnic minorities felt BLM increased racial tensions.

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/nov/27/black-lives-matter-has-increased-racial-tension-55-say-in-uk-poll
>> No. 29065 Anonymous
29th November 2020
Sunday 9:48 am
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>>29064
But that doesn't really tell us what people think about BLM itself, just what they think the outcomes of BLM's protests have been.
>> No. 29069 Anonymous
29th November 2020
Sunday 10:23 am
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>>29065
The general consensus seems to be that people agree with the notion that black lives matter but have a much less favourable view on the clusterfuck that is BLM UK as an organisation.
>> No. 29070 Anonymous
29th November 2020
Sunday 10:30 am
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>>29065

Given that the same research shows that Asian people have had a similar rise in racist experiences to black people, they may have a point about the rise not being entirely due to BLM's actions.
Black and Asian Lives Matter would be so much easier to pronounce though, just BALM. Then you'd get some interesting confused mythology referencing Poe; "There is no BALM in Gilead" as in, there should be no minorities in the promised land, only that gets tied up with how Atwood used Gilead in her books.

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>> No. 27582 Anonymous
30th August 2020
Sunday 2:47 pm
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Do any of you lads have a VR set up? I'm seriously thinking about getting a Rift S. VR is now at a price point where I think I could justify it to myself, but the question is - will the novelty wear off - are there enough engaging experiences yet or will it be a cool toy for a bit that then doesn't have anything else to offer?

I was thinking about getting it partially for games, and partially as a way of getting cardio in in a more fun and less COVID-getting way than going to the gym.

The Rift S seems to be the best value option but I don't like the fact it's owned by Facebook - is stretching that extra £100ish to get a Vive Cosmos worth it? Also, I have a Ryzen 3600X and RTX 2060, will that be good enough?

Thanks lads. Thads.
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>> No. 27620 Anonymous
5th September 2020
Saturday 12:14 am
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>>27618

An ACTUAL PROFESSOR has done studies on the caloric expenditure of popular VR games.

https://vrhealth.institute/vr-ratings/
>> No. 27621 Anonymous
5th September 2020
Saturday 12:33 am
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>>27619
About 1 hour on drums and 30 mins of Beat Saber.
>> No. 27622 Anonymous
5th September 2020
Saturday 2:39 am
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>>27621
Well, I'm glad it was more fun than an hour of walking.
>> No. 27633 Anonymous
20th September 2020
Sunday 9:56 pm
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GTA V VR mod works surprisingly well. It's very fun to explore the world map in full VRw.

However, the mod renders the left and right eye alternately, so each eye is always one frame offset from the other, though this can be disabled at the cost of losing stereoscopic effects (which doesn't affect the game all that much, imo). What it does mean though is that now I've come out of about an hour of playing it, the real world feels very strange indeed.

The game is fully playable though, although the Menyoo's laser sights option is a good one to turn on.
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29th November 2020
Sunday 12:02 am
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2ish month update:

I'm still using it every day, even if just to crack one out, and the novelty hasn't worn off. Been playing Fallout 4 VR for the past couple of weeks, and despite its many, many problems it's far more engaging in VR than it ever was in 2D. Weirdly it almost feels like the Nuka-World DLC was made for VR but it has never officially been released.

At this point I'd say I've got my money's worth out of it, and think that whilst VR still has a way to go, especially with the Quest 2 launching at £299, it's something that I think is worth looking into for more people.

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>> No. 29052 Anonymous
28th November 2020
Saturday 9:08 pm
/news/29052 Fugging hell: tired of mockery, Austrian village changes name
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/nov/26/fugging-hell-tired-of-mockery-austrian-village-changes-name

>Residents of an Austrian village will ring in the new year under a new name – Fugging – after ridicule of their signposts, especially on social media, became too much to bear.

>They finally grew weary of Fucking, its current name, which some experts say dates back to the 11th century.


And nobody will ever know...

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>> No. 28996 Anonymous
27th November 2020
Friday 3:49 pm
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Fewer people believe the BBC to be an impartial broadcaster than ever before, with the corporation’s news output falling below Sky, ITV/STV, Channel 5, and Channel 4 in the latest Ofcom report.

According to Ofcom’s BBC Performance Tracker, only 54% of UK adults agree that the BBC provides news that is impartial. However, separate research comparing the BBC to other UK broadcasters found that 58% of people thought the corporation was impartial. This is compared to Sky’s 69%, Channel 4’s 66%, ITV/STV’s 63%, and Channel 5’s 61%.

Perception of the trustworthiness of the BBC’s news output also varied across the socio-economic spectrum. The Ofcom report found that 60% of people in the higher AB socio-economic group thought the corporation was impartial, compared to just 49% in the lower CD group.


https://www.thenational.scot/news/18901196.bbc-ofcom-report-shows-corporations-impartiality-score-record-low/

Younger audiences are treating BBC services such as iPlayer as an afterthought, according to a warning from Ofcom, as the media regulator revealed that people aged 16-34 spend less than an hour a day consuming BBC content.

This age group has reduced its use of the BBC by 22% in three years, according to Ofcom’s annual appraisal of the corporation’s performance. People in the age bracket are drifting away from traditional broadcast channels such as BBC One and instinctively heading towards YouTube, Netflix and Spotify, rather than the corporation’s online services. As a result younger audiences tend to only use iPlayer “when they know what they want to watch, rather than as a destination to browse for new content”.


https://www.theguardian.com/media/2020/nov/25/ofcom-bbc-services-such-as-iplayer-an-afterthought-for-younger-audiences

The loyalty of older and wealthier BBC viewers is draining away as the corporation desperately tries to attract younger audiences, a report from the media regulator has revealed. Ofcom also said yesterday that the corporation was out of touch with large swathes of licence fee payers around the UK, as its audience continues to fall.
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>> No. 29030 Anonymous
28th November 2020
Saturday 12:02 am
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The BBC used to have quality scientific programmes on its mainstream channels. They dumbed things down horrendously.
>> No. 29044 Anonymous
28th November 2020
Saturday 12:18 pm
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>>29030
>They dumbed things down horrendously.

And apparently it's still too smart.
>> No. 29045 Anonymous
28th November 2020
Saturday 12:42 pm
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>Is the BBC fucked? I can't even remember the last time I actually watched it on the telly.
I hope not. Everyone else has said it already, but compare Classic FM and Radio 3.
>> No. 29046 Anonymous
28th November 2020
Saturday 12:51 pm
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>>29045
What's Scala like?
>> No. 29047 Anonymous
28th November 2020
Saturday 4:08 pm
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>>29045
Classical programming, radio or otherwise, is still sadly largely dominated by drawing a broader audience in with more popular pieces. Not that they're bad pieces by any means, just that total overexposure makes them banal and washes away any contextual significance, take The Ride of the Valkyries which has taken on a different flavour than setting the scene for deceiving and defying a vengeful god.

That said, your point does stand. Radio 3 really does go out of its way to introduce the listeners to something "unusual" or not as well known.

The BBC's main charm is in local radio, Radios 3, 4 and 6, BBC Four and the occasional televised sport.

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>> No. 67540 Are Moaty
28th November 2020
Saturday 1:13 pm
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>A government minister fears traffic jams sparked as a result of a no-deal Brexit could lead to an unlikely surge in... dogging.

>The cabinet member is said to have confessed his worries for Kent's lay-bys and quiet car parks at last week's Conservative Party conference, The Sunday Times reports.



https://www.kentonline.co.uk/dover/news/brexit-will-spark-rise-in-dogging-213622/
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>> No. 67541 Samefag
28th November 2020
Saturday 1:45 pm
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We know, lad. We discussed it when it was actually in the news last year.
>> No. 67542 Samefag
28th November 2020
Saturday 2:26 pm
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>>67540
It is a particularly British thing to mentally link up "bored truckers" to "going dogging".

I've never been dogging, but is it a favourite of truck drivers?

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>> No. 67160 YubYub
2nd November 2020
Monday 12:29 pm
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>The Covi1984 fear spell is a planned social engineering program intended to bring humanity even deeper into bondage

Sounds pretty convincing to me.
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>> No. 67533 R4GE
25th November 2020
Wednesday 8:52 pm
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>>67530

Appropriate for Labour then.
>> No. 67535 YubYub
25th November 2020
Wednesday 9:17 pm
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>>67530
Uncanny.

Would still make the sex to and/or with both of them.
>> No. 67536 Crabkiller
26th November 2020
Thursday 7:14 pm
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They've cancelled some of her fines. The magna carta works!

https://www.examinerlive.co.uk/news/local-news/kirklees-council-u-turn-plan-19345674
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26th November 2020
Thursday 7:48 pm
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How much does a hairdresser's make? I imagine it's a fair bit as they all seem to charge £40+ per haircut. I suppose she must have enough overhead to actually pay the 17k and this is an elaborate marketing scheme, otherwise her business partners/employees/parents/friends would have rugby tackled her to the ground and stuck a sock in her mouth by now.
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>> No. 12576 Anonymous
19th August 2018
Sunday 1:41 pm
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Is cultural appropriation even possible when it comes to cooking?
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>> No. 13967 Anonymous
26th November 2020
Thursday 8:41 am
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>>13965
Only ypipo can be racist.
>> No. 13968 Anonymous
26th November 2020
Thursday 9:33 am
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Here's an article about McDonald's chicken that actually matters.
>> No. 13969 Anonymous
26th November 2020
Thursday 10:03 am
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It's because we're racist and dismiss their complaints as whining. There is a deep culture surrounding pasta in Italy. There are rules about which shapes go with which sauces and which ingredients. Spaghetti bolognese particularly annoys them, because what's usually served up is napolitana, and neither are supposed to go with spaghetti.
>> No. 13970 Anonymous
26th November 2020
Thursday 10:15 am
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>>13965

>Nobody's ever gotten in trouble for making a carbonara while being English


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27th November 2020
Friday 4:18 pm
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Another article about fast food chicken but it doesn't mention idpol so it's not funny to argue about.

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>> No. 12592 Anonymous
26th November 2020
Thursday 10:41 pm
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Is vinyl worth getting into? I feel like instant streaming/downloading of whatever music you like has cheapened music in a sense, and relegates it to a kind of background noise you listen to while you do something else. I miss the days when I'd sit in front of the stereo and do nothing but listen to a cassette tape or a CD, so on a psychological level I can already see the benefit of vinyl.

On an audiophile level, I once listened to an interview with Steve Vai where he said that vinyl genuinely sounds better for older music that was recorded with analogue tech and has analogue masters, but that it's a totally pointless medium for digital masters. Is this really the case?
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>> No. 12600 Anonymous
27th November 2020
Friday 10:34 am
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>Alexa
You would let Ronald McDonald rape your family and your only intervention would be to Instagram it.
>> No. 12601 Anonymous
27th November 2020
Friday 10:40 am
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>>12600

I think people just need to stop lying to themselves about perceived levels of privacy.
>> No. 12602 Anonymous
27th November 2020
Friday 12:12 pm
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>>12601
It might help if companies stopped lying to everyone else about the supposed need for, or even the very fact of, data harvesting.
>> No. 12603 Anonymous
27th November 2020
Friday 12:15 pm
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>>12602
Hush now and let me install this smart meter.
>> No. 12604 Anonymous
27th November 2020
Friday 1:56 pm
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>>12599

I'm not saying there's anything inherently wrong with using algorithms to discover stuff, but I want to highlight how important it is to be aware that algorithms aren't perfect, or even necessarily better than browsing a curated selection like a music shop, or even discovering stuff through local scenes.

No library of music is perfect, and algorithms are designed with specific purposes in mind. I think people should use it with awareness of it's limitations.

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>> No. 23625 Anonymous
4th May 2020
Monday 9:43 pm
/e/23625 iRacing
At times, difficult to believe this is a game.


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>> No. 24578 Anonymous
25th November 2020
Wednesday 1:10 am
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*clutches
I'm going to bed.
>> No. 24579 Anonymous
25th November 2020
Wednesday 1:18 am
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>I guess that's what you get at this price point

Exactly - and it this price point, any wheel is better than using none. I think you have to start getting into the £500++ level before you start to get things that actually feel like a proper car, these are just miles and miles better than using a joystick. I haven't seen a single gearstick anywhere on any simulator that looks or feels like those in a car, so flappy paddles it is.
>> No. 24580 Anonymous
25th November 2020
Wednesday 1:37 am
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I didn't go to bed I ordered a "Used - Very Good" T150 from Amazon for £86. It was listed as £120, but at checkout, which I was only looking at to see when the delivery would be, it had a £34 "warehouse discount", which I never knew was a thing because I only use it to watch films really. There was another one left if anyone's interested/their inhibitions are lowered because it's late.
>> No. 24581 Anonymous
25th November 2020
Wednesday 8:11 am
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>>24576

Also, if you do have a Costco membership, you can get a tenner off any online order over £100 with the code DEALS10.
>> No. 24582 Anonymous
26th November 2020
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My T150 arrived! The previous owner had managed to half demolish the USB connector in such a way that it was too squished together to fit in a socket, but after some prying it just about squeezes its way in. I really don't know how they did that, I don't think I've ever seen someone do that before. All in all though while it's clear I can't drive and my desk is being shaken apart by the minute, I am enjoying it. I think I'll hold off jumping into a public ACC lobby until I can reliably take T1 at... well anywhere. Also the USB is running through the connector on my Logitech keyboard, because it's the most solid one around and it didn't feel at all good jamming it in and yanking it out of my mobo ports, anyway I just like that chimeric combo of brands and hardware so I thought I'd mention it. The force feedback is also highlighting what a thin-wristed little wimp I am.

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>> No. 28933 Anonymous
25th November 2020
Wednesday 7:42 pm
/news/28933 Diego Maradona: Argentina legend dies aged 60
https://www.bbc.com/sport/football/54810392


Not corona wot dun it.
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>> No. 28941 Anonymous
26th November 2020
Thursday 10:53 am
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>>28936

>There's no such thing as "routine brain surgery"

"Routine" from the perspective of doctors, obviously. If brain surgery is all you do, then fiddling around inside a person's brain is presumably just another day's work.
>> No. 28942 Anonymous
26th November 2020
Thursday 11:14 am
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>>28935
How do you find obscure-as-fuck stuff like this? It has 30 views.
>> No. 28943 Anonymous
26th November 2020
Thursday 11:21 am
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>>28942
He uploaded it.
>> No. 28944 Anonymous
26th November 2020
Thursday 11:28 am
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>>28942

Sort by upload date or filter by date. Also:

https://millionshort.com/
>> No. 28960 Anonymous
26th November 2020
Thursday 3:36 pm
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I searched for "britfa.gs" on that site and this was the second result:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-50545658

Doesn't seem very accurate

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>> No. 439024 Anonymous
15th September 2020
Tuesday 10:30 am
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What actually is the point of a washing up bowl?
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>> No. 440328 Anonymous
26th November 2020
Thursday 11:47 am
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>>440326
Povvo.
>> No. 440329 Anonymous
26th November 2020
Thursday 12:00 pm
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>>440327
You've got to build up your resilience levels.
>> No. 440330 Anonymous
26th November 2020
Thursday 12:49 pm
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>>440327
"sneed"

(A good day to you Sir!)
>> No. 440331 Anonymous
26th November 2020
Thursday 2:27 pm
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>>440318

I've never understood people who will opt to vomit into a sink, over the toilet, that is the real mental povvo in our society.
>> No. 440332 Anonymous
26th November 2020
Thursday 2:33 pm
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>>440331
Sometimes the toilet's too far away, as I found out when I had norovirus. After the first bout, I don't think I left the area of the bathroom for the next 3 days.

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>> No. 30195 Anonymous
24th November 2020
Tuesday 12:04 pm
/emo/30195 Incoherent
I can't keep a single coherent thought in my head for more than a matter of seconds unless I'm talking about it to someone, otherwise my head is just a swirling maelstrom of short-term thinking. Even when talking with people I'm not entirely sure it's that much better. Am I just thick or is there something I can do about this so it stops ruining my life? Because I'm becoming rather sick of it.
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>> No. 30208 Anonymous
25th November 2020
Wednesday 1:09 am
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My mate with ADHD says I'm the clearest cut case he's ever seen for an undiagnosed adult. We'll be talking on Discord and I'll be replying "uh huh, yip." and he'll prompt me on if I had done whatever I'd paused the game to do and I'll come out with something like "Sorry, I was watching a documentary on Ant colonies on YT, give me a second"

He says he knows when I've "slipped away" by the tone of my replies. He takes ritalin and he does forget to eat quite a lot.
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25th November 2020
Wednesday 1:27 am
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OP here, I'll ring the GP tomorrow. I don't think I'll go all in on attempting to blag a diagnosis for ADHD, even though the idea of forgetting to eat does sound quite nice.

Again, I could just be thick, but day in, day out I have all these thoughts shooting around inside my head and I just end up distracted. Whether I distract myself purposefully or I just end up slip-sliding from one idea to another it's all the same outcome. I've tried "unplugging" before and it doesn't really help. I can quite readily lie in bed looking out of the window with just my own brain for company and only get up when the shame of it becomes too much or a parcel needs signing for. I hope none of this sounds like I'm trying to paint myself as some kind of frustrated genius, because many of these thoughts are "what basic admin needs doing?" and "what should I have for lunch?". I just want to get up in the morning and do what I need to do.
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25th November 2020
Wednesday 1:39 am
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>>30209
>I don't think I'll go all in on attempting to blag a diagnosis for ADHD
> I have all these thoughts shooting around inside my head and I just end up distracted. Whether I distract myself purposefully or I just end up slip-sliding from one idea to another it's all the same outcome.
It's not blagging if you have the condition m8
>> No. 30211 Anonymous
25th November 2020
Wednesday 5:46 am
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>>30206

In my experience that applies to Concerta, but not Xenidate. There's no "high" with the latter, and never any feeling to up the dose with either during 8 years of use.
>> No. 30212 Anonymous
25th November 2020
Wednesday 10:14 am
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I have a diagnosis of ADHD - "swirling malestrom" sounds very familiar. I'm not sure why your GP would be eager to steer you down a depression treatment pathway. My GP gave me a 60-second questionnaire to fill out, I handed it back, he said "well you dont have depression" and that was that.

The prescribed medication doesn't work for me - I tried Concerta, Ritalin, and Strattera, but for some reason the only noticeable effect was killing my erections.

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>> No. 90725 Anonymous
6th October 2020
Tuesday 5:49 pm
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>Mr Johnson also channeled the spirit of Thatcher's 1980s revolution by pledging to save the dream of home ownership for a new generation, with the government underwriting 95 per cent mortgages for around two million first-time buyers.

>The government has yet to give details, but it seems some of the 'stress test' rules imposed on banks after the 2008 financial crisis could be relaxed to facilitate long-term fixed rate mortgages at 95 per cent of a property's value. The government could instead accept some of the risk through a guarantee scheme - although this would leave the taxpayer on the hook for potentially huge sums.

https://www.If I post a link to this website again I will be banned..co.uk/news/article-8810043/Boris-Johnson-sets-vision-post-Covid-Britain.html

Let's overheat the housing market further by softening the measures brought in as a result of the financial crisis. What could possibly go wrong?
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>> No. 91745 Anonymous
24th November 2020
Tuesday 2:52 pm
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>>91742
Now you can get tranny action on the web: http://websdr.ewi.utwente.nl:8901/
>> No. 91746 Anonymous
24th November 2020
Tuesday 4:12 pm
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>Cutting down those trees is carbon-negative, because they're being replaced with a far greater number of faster-growing trees that sequester more carbon. Even if we weren't building a big electrically-powered railway that will prevent millions of tonnes of CO2 emissions, cutting down those trees and replacing them is good for the climate.
Are you lying or just thick? Those trees won't sequester anything like that much carbon in time, particularly if they just die and get replaced every year because that's cheaper than watering -
https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/hs2-trees-dead-drought-water-woodland-environment-a8925501.html
although at the time of writing they haven't actually even been replaced. Not to mention the equal threat of biodiversity loss which just planting a load of saplings can't replace.
Nothing else in your post warrants a response.
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24th November 2020
Tuesday 4:36 pm
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>>91746

“The summer of 2018 was the hottest on record in England, with an average of just 35.4mm of rain falling in June, half the usual amount.

“We estimate it would have cost around £2m to water the trees during the drought, so replacing these plants is a much more cost-effective solution, as well as a more ethical use of resources during unprecedented conditions at the height of summer.”


Jog on m8.
>> No. 91748 Anonymous
24th November 2020
Tuesday 6:48 pm
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>>91746
Biodiversity? In England? Didn't the sheep-farmers kill everything already? England is just a massive park.
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24th November 2020
Tuesday 6:50 pm
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>>91747
Weird, almost as though what they're doing doesn't work.

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>> No. 67438 Anonymous
22nd November 2020
Sunday 8:28 pm
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uAXCQZhtzEs

Are the younger generations more immune to the horrors of war, or is he just particularly honest and open about his experiences? He talks about them as if they were one long Call of Duty session.

>I aimed my grenade launcher at him and fired and I watched my round go right in and just nail him right at his feet. It was just *fart noises* guts. It was pretty rad.

>The war was awesome. It was so primal and deep. It felt like ancestors were inside me.

>There's nothing more manly than watching helicopters fly overhead as you shoot a bunch of dudes, or shooting a goddamn missile at a person. That's awesome.

>You know how many times I've gotten laid? A lot. Chicks dig that shit.
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>> No. 67516 Auntiefucker
24th November 2020
Tuesday 2:29 pm
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>>67514

We're both citing the same study.
>> No. 67517 Moralfag
24th November 2020
Tuesday 2:34 pm
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But which one is correct? There's only one way to find out...
>> No. 67518 Are Moaty
24th November 2020
Tuesday 3:05 pm
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The one in >>67488 is a lot older.
>> No. 67519 Auntiefucker
24th November 2020
Tuesday 3:37 pm
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>>67518
Why has soldiers going mental gone up in six years when we haven't even done a war in this time? Do we need to keep blowing up brown people to keep them sane?
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24th November 2020
Tuesday 5:22 pm
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>Do we need to keep blowing up brown people to keep them sane?
U DONT SUPPORT ARE TROOPS IF YOU DONT SUPPORT BOMBING BROWN PEOPLE. SIMPLE AS!

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>> No. 67490 YubYub
23rd November 2020
Monday 10:10 pm
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Is the typical straight man (ie someone who is exclusively attracted to female women) turned on by the sight of a vagina?

I've always been neutral toward vaginas. They're not ugly or aesthetic; they're simply a hole into which you stick your benis. I like gender benders as well as women though, so I hardly have a straight take on things.
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>> No. 67504 Paedofag
24th November 2020
Tuesday 9:19 am
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I think it depends on the vagina. The same way not ever pair of breast or legs turns me on. In general I am about the total composition. Face i think over rides all other body traits for me. It is the window of emotional expression and personality and those are stronger factors than how a vagina looks.

I don't think I would ever see a vagina and think wow look at that vagina I want her. But then social rules are set up in a way that that doesn't happen maybe there is a woman out there with a perfect one that I would fall in love with just by the look of it I don't know..
>> No. 67505 Are Moaty
24th November 2020
Tuesday 10:33 am
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>>67502
>because they'd keep bringing it up unprompted
That's unfair, I've rarely seen that. Lassmates who lurk here seem content to lurk here.
>> No. 67506 YubYub
24th November 2020
Tuesday 10:38 am
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>>67505
We're talking years and years ago here. I have trouble distinguishing between what was posted here 10 years ago and what was posted 10 weeks ago. It might have been why they created /bint/, who knows? My find is too fuzzy to remember.
>> No. 67507 Billbob
24th November 2020
Tuesday 11:11 am
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Oh and there was also that fat lass that pissed in a shower on pictures of Are Si but that might have been Britchan.
>> No. 67508 Billbob
24th November 2020
Tuesday 12:07 pm
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>>67507

That was here but I am 90% certain it was something posted by her dom and she had no idea what any of this was. Assuming my guess work of who posted it is correct.

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