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>> No. 4831 Anonymous
14th November 2020
Saturday 8:59 am
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6 / 2(1 + 2) = 6 / 2 + 4 = 3 + 4 = 7
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>> No. 4851 Anonymous
14th November 2020
Saturday 11:19 pm
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>>4850
HP calculator to the rescue again.
>> No. 4852 Anonymous
14th November 2020
Saturday 11:45 pm
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>>4851
Huh, mine too. If you write the multiplication symbol explicitly it'll say 9. Clearly scientific calculators have additional grouping rules on top of BODMAS that most computer tools don't. I think programmer types will definitely parse it as 9 but if you've primarily used hardware calculators then sure, I guess.
>> No. 4853 Anonymous
15th November 2020
Sunday 10:47 am
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>>4852 One of the (many) joys of Occam as a programming language was that there was no operator precedence. You put it all in brackets, or else you get the hose again.
Why should people have to remember arbitrary rules when you can just state things clearly? operator precedence is a fucking minefield. Witness this shitty thread.
>> No. 4854 Anonymous
15th November 2020
Sunday 12:10 pm
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>>4851
Sharp calculator is superior.
>> No. 4855 Anonymous
15th November 2020
Sunday 1:04 pm
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>>4854
I won't disagree with you. HP stopped making really great calculators about twenty years ago when they moved all the manufacturing to China. On the plus side, they are much cheaper now.

I have an ageing HP20S which is really good, it works fine, but the power button is gone so I have to hold a load of buttons down to get it alive and have to wait for it to time-out to switch off, so it eats batteries more than it did originally. Sad times.

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>> No. 28800 Anonymous
13th November 2020
Friday 11:30 am
/news/28800 Leeds officer dressed as clown during five-year undercover police operation
Millions of pounds of public money was “misspent” on undercover policing operations – which included an officer being trained as a clown, a public inquiry has been told.

>Peter Weatherby QC, who is representing 18 individuals and organisations who have been spied on, played a video of an officer known as EN34, whose undercover name was “Lynn Watson”, on Tuesday.

>In the clip, filmed in Leeds in 2004, she appears in costume and clown make-up, waving a feather duster, as part of the Clandestine Insurgent Rebel Clown Army (Circa) – a street performance campaign group.

>Mr Weatherby said EN34 infiltrated the group, along with a series of other peace and environmental campaigns, over a five-year period during which she “befriended and tricked countless individuals”.

>He also showed a picture of HN118, whose assumed name was “Simon Wellings”, who he said used his time undercover to build an orange military tank out of plywood and cardboard.

>The officer was photographed at an anti-arms trade protest in the tank with the Globalise Resistance group, which he infiltrated from 2002 until he was unmasked in 2004.

https://www.yorkshireeveningpost.co.uk/news/crime/leeds-officer-dressed-clown-during-five-year-undercover-police-operation-clown-army-3032173
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>> No. 28834 Anonymous
13th November 2020
Friday 9:22 pm
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>>28833

The police are quite happy to infiltrate the far-right in their free time.
>> No. 28835 Anonymous
13th November 2020
Friday 9:40 pm
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I assume the argument is that violent groups are usually grown out of non violent groups (like the way alf is the militant wing of peta to anyone in the know even though officially they aren't they just happen to spring spontaneity) so they need to infiltrate the non violent groups to be in a position to join the violent groups when they start which means being a known violent to begin with.

It is all ends justify the means crap, but I see the slip.
>> No. 28838 Anonymous
14th November 2020
Saturday 5:11 am
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>>28830

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eZ21d_eSUkE
>> No. 28854 Anonymous
15th November 2020
Sunday 11:50 am
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>>28828

Do you have any evidence far right groups in the UK receive establishment funding?
>> No. 28855 Anonymous
15th November 2020
Sunday 12:19 pm
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>>28854
He's talking bollocks. When you can get your message across by throwing money at professional twats like Are Nige or Laurence Fox and by actually owning media organisations there's no need to give money to a bunch of racist skinheads.

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>> No. 28797 Anonymous
12th November 2020
Thursday 10:19 pm
/news/28797 Daredevil Brit climber, 19, strips NAKED while swinging off a 660ft crane
https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/13168292/daredevil-brit-climber-19-strips-naked-660ft-crane-benidorm/

Adam Lockwood, 19, clambered up the construction crane in Benidorm, Spain, last weekend.

He removed his climbing trousers and shoes and hung from the 200 metre crane's arm with both hands in a death-defying stunt.

For the daredevil climber from Manchester, it was the latest in a series of jaw-dropping climbs he has achieved, but the first he has completed by hanging naked.
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>> No. 28831 Anonymous
13th November 2020
Friday 8:17 pm
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>>28823

>The danger is the entire thrill.

Curiously, the world's best free solo climber seems to have some kind of neurological immunity to the effects of fear.

https://nautil.us/issue/39/sport/the-strange-brain-of-the-worlds-greatest-solo-climber
>> No. 28836 Anonymous
14th November 2020
Saturday 12:41 am
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>>28823

>The adrenaline rush of knowing one slip could end your life is 100% of the reason these mad lads are doing it instead of the hard wall at their local gym.

If you get a kick out of the possibility of absolutely life ending mistakes that could happen at any time within split seconds, and so much so that you become addicted to the experience, then I am sorry but you're just a bit too fucked in the head to be allowed to be out in the world where you are obviously a danger to yourself, and possibly others.
>> No. 28837 Anonymous
14th November 2020
Saturday 3:20 am
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>>28812

>You can say this about almost anything, including equally dangerous things like driving a car.

Yeah good point, I wonder how dangerous it is to go cycling. I'm a bike rider myself.
>> No. 28839 Anonymous
14th November 2020
Saturday 1:15 pm
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>>28837

>I wonder how dangerous it is to go cycling.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GzhlDnTv0pc
>> No. 28847 Anonymous
14th November 2020
Saturday 5:03 pm
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>>28839

If you don't jump a ravine is it even worth bothering?


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x76VEPXYaI0

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>> No. 67298 Anonymous
14th November 2020
Saturday 7:24 am
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they killed gentle pete, i can't believe it

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>> No. 23214 Anonymous
2nd October 2020
Friday 8:14 pm
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Alright you two.

I'm usually pretty good at tracking down songs that people half-remember, like a shitter version of Shazam, but this one has me stumped. A mate has given me a line and a basic melody of a song he remembers from an advert.

It's a happy upbeat song, which goes something along the lines of "I found something new, and baby I'll share it with you".

On my Google hunt, I came across this unanswered forum post (pic related) from January 2006, from someone clearly looking for the same thing. Now, they say it's from a Mars advert they saw at the cinema, but I haven't been able to track down any Mars adverts that match that description.

So, do any of you lads remember this? Cheers.
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>> No. 23219 Anonymous
3rd October 2020
Saturday 12:59 pm
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>>23218
Excellent. Mate has confirmed.

Thanks lads, I knew you'd deliver.
>> No. 23220 Anonymous
3rd October 2020
Saturday 1:01 pm
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Since the thread objective has been achieved, I am repurposing it in the interests of The People, comrades.

Who else misses these delicious little bastards? Ohhh what I'd give to taste the Mars Delight once more.
>> No. 23221 Anonymous
3rd October 2020
Saturday 1:40 pm
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>>23220

I miss these, as well as Cadbury's Marble, Snickers Crunchers and Dark & Light Mars Bars.
>> No. 23222 Anonymous
3rd October 2020
Saturday 1:57 pm
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>>23220

The Mars Delight is just a half-arsed Kinder Bueno.
>> No. 23378 Anonymous
13th November 2020
Friday 3:01 pm
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>>23220

I remember pigging out on these. Oh... the good days.

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>> No. 12542 Anonymous
20th October 2020
Tuesday 10:21 pm
/beat/12542 Don't Worry Be Happy
I thought it would be nice to have a collection of our music for anyone needing cheering up. What do you lads suggest? Any reason why?


Across the Universe is my helpful reminder that whatever is bothering me doesn't really matter and I shouldn't let it. The song has actually helped me deliver projects before just by putting me into the right frame of mind for it and was a companion during a time when nothing was going right for me. The film is also a favourite with a similar message about life.
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>> No. 12548 Anonymous
22nd October 2020
Thursday 3:10 pm
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Incredbily upbeat post-rock.
>> No. 12549 Anonymous
22nd October 2020
Thursday 7:08 pm
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>> No. 12577 Anonymous
12th November 2020
Thursday 11:08 pm
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The older you get the more you seem to appreciate Prince.
>> No. 12578 Anonymous
12th November 2020
Thursday 11:50 pm
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On February 12, 1983 the ship Marine Electric was carrying a load of coal from Norfolk, Virginia to a power station in Somerset, Massachusetts. The worst storm in forty years blew up that night and the ship sank at about four o'clock in the morning on February 13. The ship's chief mate, 59-year-old Robert M. "Bob" Cusick, was trapped under the deckhouse as the ship went down. His snorkeling experience helped him avoid panic and swim to the surface, but he had to spend the night alone, up to his neck in water, clinging to a partially deflated lifeboat, and in water barely above freezing and air much colder. Huge waves washed over him, and each time he was not sure that he would ever reach the surface again to breathe. Battling hypothermia, he was tempted to allow himself to fall unconscious and let go of the lifeboat. Just then he remembered the concluding stanzas of "The Mary Ellen Carter".

He started to sing it and soon was alternately shouting out "Rise again, rise again" and holding his breath as the waves washed over him. At seven o'clock that morning a Coast Guard helicopter spotted him and pulled him to safety. Only three men of the thirty-three who had been aboard survived the wreck. After his ordeal, Cusick wrote a letter to Stan Rogers telling him what had happened and how the song helped save his life. In response, Cusick was invited to attend what turned out to be the second-to-last concert Rogers ever performed. Cusick told his story in the documentary about Rogers, One Warm Line.
>> No. 12580 Anonymous
13th November 2020
Friday 12:21 am
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>> No. 51150 Anonymous
8th October 2013
Tuesday 9:23 pm
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Young adults in England have scored among the lowest results in the industrialised world in international literacy and numeracy tests.

A major study by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) shows how England's 16 to 24-year-olds are falling behind their Asian and European counterparts. England is 22nd for literacy and 21st for numeracy out of 24 countries.

Unlike other developed countries, the study also showed that young people in England are no better at these tests than older people, in the 55 to 65 age range. When this is weighted with other factors, such as the socio-economic background of people taking the test, it shows that England is the only country in the survey where results are going backwards - with the older cohort better than the younger.


http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-24433320

Cue lots of finger pointing and nothing changing.
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>> No. 91392 Anonymous
11th November 2020
Wednesday 11:28 am
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>Anyway, I don't think it is a problem of wealth. Growing up, my household was dirt poor, council-housed, and I used to get free school meals. My mother would make sure I had one hot meal a day at the very least, so I am not sure why these lot who decided to have kids can't do the same. They can't even potty train their kids. It is just ridiculous.

I think, for want of a better word, it's a question of pride. People of previous generations would be mortified and felt that shame was being brought upon their household if certain standards were upheld whereas there's an increasing number of people who are shameless and idle.
>> No. 91393 Anonymous
11th November 2020
Wednesday 3:58 pm
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>>91392

Are you suggesting that being judgemental and feeling shame might be beneficial for society. And feeling pride should be about bettering yourself rather than being always comfortable with yourself. That doesn't sound very woke.
>> No. 91394 Anonymous
11th November 2020
Wednesday 3:59 pm
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>>91393
People are just as judgemental as they were before, if not even worse. It's just that we're learning to tune it out. Shame was always a shitty way of getting people to do things.
>> No. 91395 Anonymous
11th November 2020
Wednesday 4:13 pm
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>>91393
If it means people stop doing the school run in their pyjamas then yes.
>> No. 91411 Anonymous
11th November 2020
Wednesday 9:52 pm
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>>91381
My mum has a proper go at me when I don't hold cutlery properly, but I don't understand what I'm doing wrong. I'm a left-handed abomination so I hold things like Quasimodo anyway, it's a form of discrimination I think.

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>> No. 90350 Anonymous
19th August 2020
Wednesday 6:10 pm
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Young people get it — hard work doesn’t pay

How old were you when you realised hard work and sacrifice weren’t worth it? Some realise it at retirement, when after a lifetime of indispensability and missed weekends to reach the prize — a powerful job — they are smoothly replaced and forgotten within a month or two. For others the revelation strikes later, perhaps ending up on one of those “top regrets of the dying” lists drawn up by palliative nurses. “I wish I hadn’t worked so hard” is always in there.

I think the general rule is that the penny drops some time in your fifties or sixties. Having spent your thirties and forties twitchily looking over your shoulder at your peers, trying to work out who is doing it right (the subtext, I can tell you, of many a tedious pub chat), it suddenly hits you. Most things are basically out of your control.

The philosophy driving Anglo-American economies — work like a maniac and you can achieve anything — is quite obviously untrue except for a lucky few. Everyone else can relax, become more fun to talk to, and maybe get into gardening. That’s a good lesson to learn in your sixties, with retirement on the way. But learn it much earlier than that and you have a problem.

Most of us have to work quite hard just to make a living, and the happiest workers buy into the idea that life is fair, it is all worth it and great rewards glitter just over the horizon. Without that romance and that spur, the daily grind just becomes more grinding. Those kids who could not wait for a marshmallow are of course in line for much less satisfying lives: the test predicts that they will fall in and out of work, even abuse drugs. The workplace is not set up for them. It works only for those who keep the faith.

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>> No. 90870 Anonymous
21st October 2020
Wednesday 3:32 pm
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Couldn't agree more.

Trouble is the middle class tend to see their self-interest as aligning with capital, not the proletariat. This country's ingrained snobbery always cancels out any logical assessment of one's position in society, and therefore vulnerability to economic impact. Our preconceptions of class obscure the fact that earning £35k a year as a junior manager in the office puts you roughly on the same wage level as an experienced mechanic, which is undoubtedly a povvo job for people who only did BTECs. The difference is the mechanic likely has far greater job security.

Essentially this is the main con-trick the Conservatives have exploited to secure their position in office for the last ten years. You're one of us, not one of them.
>> No. 91363 Anonymous
9th November 2020
Monday 11:06 am
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Inheritance, not work, has become the main route to middle-class home ownership

https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2020/nov/09/inheritance-work-middle-class-home-ownership-cost-of-housing-wages
>> No. 91364 Anonymous
9th November 2020
Monday 11:29 am
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>>91363
Pay no attention to the shitstorm around the corner.
>> No. 91385 Anonymous
11th November 2020
Wednesday 9:25 am
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>>91363
Does this assume that grandparents give directly to their grandchildren, or their parents pass the money through without skimming too much?
Setting your life up on the assumption of a future inheritance is weird. Waiting until your parents die to pay off your mortgage runs a hell of a risk of them dying broke or living for ages, and you holding a mortgage you can't pay or renew, just when you were hoping to relax a bit.
I wouldn't turn down an inheritance, but people bleating about inheritance tax can fuck off. Tax it like income.
>> No. 91390 Anonymous
11th November 2020
Wednesday 11:13 am
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>>91385

I think inheritance tax is just a stupidity tax, as it's so fucking easy to get around. If your parents/grandparents have the sort of assets to make it an issue, they almost certainly have an accountant or money manager who has sorted it out for them anyway.

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>> No. 18884 Anonymous
10th March 2015
Tuesday 6:44 pm
/v/18884 ITZ FINALLY HAPPENED LADS
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-31824040

So... will he be allowed to come back, or is the BBC about to lose a big chunk out of their international revenues.
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>> No. 23359 Anonymous
10th November 2020
Tuesday 6:46 pm
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>Jeremy Clarkson Rejects Offer To Return To BBC After Asked By Director-General To “Come Home”

>“He was saying the other day, ‘Oh, come home’. But the truth is, you’d struggle on the BBC now. It’s so unbelievably right on. You just couldn’t say anything which I make my living from saying.” In the same interview, he accused the BBC of being very limited in their show production, and having a closed mind for new ideas. He also slated the BBC by stating that they’d freeze out presenters that aren’t politically correct.
>“I think it is becoming very, very restrictive, which is a shame, because it [the BBC] is a good idea,” he said.

https://www.grandtournation.com/thegrandtour/jeremy-clarkson-rejects-offer-to-return-to-bbc-after-asked-by-director-general-to-come-home/

Looks like he won in the end.
>> No. 23360 Anonymous
10th November 2020
Tuesday 7:23 pm
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>>23359
>Looks like he won in the end.

I think he won ages ago when Amazon gave them £100m.
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10th November 2020
Tuesday 9:50 pm
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>>23359
Am I a cynic if I think he's just saying that because it's on-brand to bash the BBC for being PC, rather than because he's genuinely fearful his 'outrageous' popular-'unpopular'-opinion-but's might be censored by a snide intern with pink hair and a grudge against the jigaboo-gollywog minstrel jazz hour?
>> No. 23362 Anonymous
11th November 2020
Wednesday 12:23 am
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>>23361

Like everything Clarkson, it's a bit of both. His public persona is just an extreme version of his private one, as far as I can tell. He's probably not the biggest fan of the BBC, but it fits his show persona and his newspaper opinion piece writing to call them communist totalitarians.
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11th November 2020
Wednesday 9:31 am
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>>23359
We only have his word for it this happened, and it was probably just some idle words of regret from his best mate over a pint, rather than a formal apology from the legal and disciplinary team and fullthroated cheer from the battered production crew. I don't think the BBC want him back.

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>> No. 67282 YubYub
10th November 2020
Tuesday 7:18 pm
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Tuesday 7:21 pm
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BROKEN BRITAIN BRIAN
>> No. 67284 YubYub
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Wednesday 12:22 am
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>> No. 27659 Anonymous
23rd October 2020
Friday 11:38 pm
/g/27659 Streaming one PC to another.
How do I stream what's happening on one PC to another, whilst giving the second PC control of what I'm doing? I'm basically talking about a broader version of Steam's Remote Play technology, but one where I don't have to run Half-Life to use it. I've got a rubbish laptop and a quite snappy desktop, so it would be nice to be able to use the desktop around the house, so I can edit video files in the garden, call people names in the bath, that sort of thing.

I know this seems like quite a basic thing to figure out on my own, but I've been looking around and I just get conflicting search results about live streaming.
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>> No. 27666 Anonymous
9th November 2020
Monday 12:58 pm
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Congratulations, you've invented Remote Desktop.
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9th November 2020
Monday 1:13 pm
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That's not true, the only guides for desktop streaming on Steam are for doing the exact same thing I talked about doing in my post. Feel free to show me where the desktop streaming option is on Steam, maybe I'm just being blind, but I can't see it in Steam's settings, broadcasting, profile.

>>27666
This is exactly what I asked for in my OP so, err, thanks, I don't understand why you're trying to sound smug though. Plus, that's a Microsoft application and is therefore likely radiating a serious amount of black magic and I'm already running Windows 10 AND 8.1 on the laptop so I really don't need any more of that. I had to have my motherboard consecrated just stop the PC from attacking me in my sleep.
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9th November 2020
Monday 1:21 pm
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>>27667
Well, I use the app on my Samsung TV. The app itself has a 'desktop' button but I find that doesn't work very well so I rarely use it.

I start up the app and connect to Steam - it starts in Big Picture mode. I minimise Big Picture mode and boom, there's the desktop, with full mouse and keyboard control.

How does your experience differ?
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9th November 2020
Monday 2:04 pm
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I tried the Big Picture Mode method but whenever I try to stream it from the PC I just get a pop-up telling me "Laptop is no longer available for streaming" and then it immediately reconnects. I have no idea why. I'm doing the exact same thing with my method anyway, I can use literally any application on my PC, it's really a moot point.
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9th November 2020
Monday 8:49 pm
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>This is exactly what I asked for in my OP so, err, thanks
Yes, that's why we suggested both it and VNC. I have no idea why you ended up dicking around with Steam after that.

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>> No. 23326 Anonymous
8th November 2020
Sunday 8:14 pm
/v/23326 Pepe the Frog: Feels Good Man
https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/m000nwrq

This is a BBC4 Storyville documentary on the background and evolution of Pepe the Frog. It's done in a very straight, documentary way, but is a fascinating look at what becomes a meme, but also NEET culture and the people who make up 4chan.

I found it interesting.
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>> No. 23354 Anonymous
9th November 2020
Monday 1:08 pm
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>>23352
What's next, do you want us to read beyond headlines too?
>> No. 23355 Anonymous
9th November 2020
Monday 1:14 pm
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I keep hiding this shitheap and it shows up regardless. Brilliant.
>> No. 23356 Anonymous
9th November 2020
Monday 1:34 pm
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>>23355
If you're on Firefox the only way to hide threads is to block the element with uBlock. Hiding threads on Firefox has been broken for months now, unfortunately.
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9th November 2020
Monday 1:43 pm
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>>23352
i started this argument before watching (>>23331 and >>23334 were me) and i must say that after watching it does actually explain a lot! so fair enough.

also a song they used early on - living in hell by cobra man - is an absolute banger so thanks for that.
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9th November 2020
Monday 2:16 pm
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>>23356
Thank you and goodbye.

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>> No. 30141 Anonymous
25th October 2020
Sunday 12:59 pm
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Lads I need a bit of help with a slight domestic.

My partner's family is very, very close. There's only 4 and a dog, and they're the type of family who call each other multiple times a day. My family is not, we're happy with contact every so often, but it's still a loving situation. For context we're a youngish couple.

The problem is we've moved to London. We're in a 4 x 5 meter room with a single bathroom, and they've come to visit. Firstly it was just the mother, who is sleeping on an airbed in the room. I knew I'd have a problem with privacy so I agreed with my partner that she could stay for three days, before getting a hotel room, and then when the Brother comes down he can stay over the one night he's here and then we're golden.

On the third day, I ask my partner about what was happening, as I had got the impression from the Mother that she was staying for the full stay, and my partner replies that she hadn't said anything to her; and that it's only one more night. I also find out the brother is staying for 3 nights. I ask her, paraphrasing, what the fuck- as we'd agreed 3 nights because I wasn't comfortable sharing a room for that long. However, as the room is small, her mother overhears (or possibly listened in, as has happened before), and thinks I'm kicking her out. After a long conversation with my partner about how she was going to ask me for the extra night, I explain to the mother about space, how I'm still getting used to how close their family are, and that she should stay the extra night and then let the brother take her space. I fell on my sword to avoid the awkwardness.

Each member of that family (barring my partner thank god) snore. So loudly, I ended up measuring it: 75 fucking decibels. In a 4 x 5 meter room. I haven't been able to get to sleep until about 3 am about 4 nights now, which is a huge problem as I'm at work for 8am. This morning, I woke up late as I was kept up till 4 am. I see the entire family is in the room, cleaning, putting away clothes, and I freak out. I feel like shit, couldn't really walk straight, and honestly just begin to cry. I keep away from the family, but there's no space to just cry. I end up sitting on the toilet for about 15 minutes.

This issue has become much larger than the actual space, and it's become a family thing; she sees it as me trying to disallow her family from visiting. She says I've made it awkward after talking to her Mother, and that my face this morning made it awkward. Of course they're allowed to visit. I just need some space. For me, it's become an issue because we compromised over something that made me feel uncomfortable, and she ignored it, and didn't consider my feelings. For me, it's natural that anyone who would visit us would have the instinct to stay in a hotel room after a couple of days, for her it's natural that the family would be as close as possible. She and the Brother are staying in a hotel tonight, leaving me alone in the flat. We've never fought in the entire time we've been together, so this is new territory.

Lads what's a way out of this?
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>> No. 30150 Anonymous
25th October 2020
Sunday 7:32 pm
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That's pretty mad to just sleep at the foot of your adult child's bed, that they're sharing with their partner, and then invite your other adult child to do the same thing. I'm clearly maladjusted because my parents are weirdos who hate everyone and try as I might some of that has rubbed off on me, but this seems like an immense intrusion. It's not like you called her mum a "prick" for trying some of your order from the takeaway or punched her brother for not taking his shoes off in the flat.

I really don't have any advice other than to say it's their behavior that's unusual and that I don't think you've acted untoward, especially not after your partner told you her family would be moving onto a hotel. I think that's the crux of the issue. If it's a money issue, IE, a hotel is too pricy, then I've got plenty of sympathy for that, but if that information hasn't been shared with you it's hardly your fault for not considering it.
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25th October 2020
Sunday 7:36 pm
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>>30150
I totally agree it is their behaviours thats unusual - also, if it is a money issue, you don't travel - I mean 3 strangers in the same room as you is just weird, however they have lived their life before.

I would tolerate it for one night in an emergency but I think you're beating yourself up too much >>30148 lad.
>> No. 30152 Anonymous
25th October 2020
Sunday 8:33 pm
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>>30145
>The old fashioned Manly Thing To Do would have been to book yourself a hotel.

Fuck that. Every man's home is his castle.

>>30145
>Is that just me?

No, it really is true what they say that if you want to be someone's lover you've got to "get with" their friends.

And then they have the audacity to view us with suspicion like we're lying about not doing it because we're wrong'uns. I've taken in turn to lying about it and saying that I use a lesbian friend for advice on women because it sounds plausible in a mildly bigoted sort of way.

The reality is we gossip about women on anonymous imageboards and if they ever discovered this secret our lives would become hell because all posts would be attributed to us.
>> No. 30154 Anonymous
9th November 2020
Monday 1:47 am
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Mate a family sticking around that much is weird as hell, don't pretend it's not.
>> No. 30155 Anonymous
9th November 2020
Monday 10:55 am
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That's pretty nuts. Are they paying rent?

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>> No. 2823 Anonymous
8th November 2020
Sunday 8:06 pm
/uhu/2823 Outdoor heating
Any recommendations? I figure NYE may end up being locked down and then there'll be the rest of winter to sit though, may as well invest in something to keep warm out.
I'm open to high tech stuff or some sort of firepit, anything that works.
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>> No. 2824 Anonymous
8th November 2020
Sunday 8:52 pm
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But what about the climate!.
>> No. 2825 Anonymous
8th November 2020
Sunday 8:55 pm
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>>2824
I hear you saying I should nick one from a pub to save on construction costs and to balance out one that would otherwise be running more often.
>> No. 2826 Anonymous
8th November 2020
Sunday 10:04 pm
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In my experience those gas fireplace things work best. You know, like your nan used to have with the three ceramic panels, but on wheels. They kick out more heat than leccy ones and they're not as bad for emissions as just burning wood.

I think they make portable camping ones, I've seen it on that YouTube channel where that madlad Canadian fella sleeps in the back of rental vans for a laugh.

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>> No. 67159 Auntiefucker
2nd November 2020
Monday 11:29 am
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Johnny Depp's the name
Losing libel cases for being called a wife beater's the game
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>> No. 67231 Samefag
7th November 2020
Saturday 3:03 pm
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>>67204
>IT WAS A TERRIBLE AND STUPID MISTAKE FOR HIM TO BRING THIS SUIT IN THE FIRST PLACE

He has utterly fucked himself, both in terms of the future cases and what the first case exposed, and subsequently his career given the zeitgeist. Personally I would love to be able to spend £19k/month on wine.
>> No. 67232 Paedofag
7th November 2020
Saturday 3:19 pm
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You really have to feel for Depp - all he has left is his millions, friends and family, legions of fans and endless royalties from his previous roles.

>>67198
I've never got this. Even if Kevin Spacey was in a good movie I'd still go watch it, they should just get all the cancelled celebrities together and make a studio that churns out gritty hits from actors and directors that are looking to knock it out of the park one last time.

It wouldn't even need to apply the usual rules Hollywood abides by so you could have villains who always win and people could smoke without coughing.
>> No. 67264 Billbob
8th November 2020
Sunday 8:12 am
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>>67232
The thing is we'd all do it in that position. My friend said she'd happily suck Harvey weinstein's cock if it made her a film star.
>> No. 67265 Searchfag
8th November 2020
Sunday 9:41 am
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>>67264
EXACTLY. I DON'T GET ALL THE HARVEY HATE. THE GUY WAS JUST PLAYING THE CARDS HE WAS DEALT.
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8th November 2020
Sunday 10:57 am
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>>67264
>MY FRIEND SAID SHE'D HAPPILY SUCK HARVEY WEINSTEIN'S COCK IF IT MADE HER A FILM STAR.

Well, thats pretty much how he worked for years. I doubt the problem has gone away overnight.

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>> No. 67238 Are Moaty
7th November 2020
Saturday 8:11 pm
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Has anyone else been enjoying this Corona brouhaha and everything surrounding it?

2020 has legitimately been one of the greatest years of my life. I lost twenty kilos, overcame social anxiety, quit booze and porno, composed loadsa great tunes, and joined two bands. To top it all off, I don't even have to sign in for bennies every fortnight. God bless the Coronavirus, and long may it infect us.
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>> No. 67240 Samefag
7th November 2020
Saturday 8:25 pm
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>>67238
I have. Didn't have to commute into London once during the last eight months, and have subsequently saved loads of money - would be quite happy if that carried on forever.
>> No. 67241 Moralfag
7th November 2020
Saturday 8:54 pm
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I've been repeatedly cockblocked by the events of 2020 to often comical effect. Like that time I had a Korean student rearing to go but fucking BLM decided to riot on the exact route I had to cross. You're living in cloud cuckoo land to quit porn, I'm having dreams about all sorts of women.

But yeah, saved a load of money, have to wait until my ISA matures in April but I can afford a place of my own now and got a decent promotion before all this started.
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7th November 2020
Saturday 9:00 pm
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Though the joke is done to death, I've gone from being a curmudgeonly loner to a brave, stoic hero citizen overnight.

I am very happy in my own company, and I've had lots of stuff to do that work was getting in the way of - I've also been doing significantly less work for the same pay, and even ended up with a promotion because the company is begging for people with my sort of skills to help them stay afloat.

Sex life has suffered a bit, but I have no intention of ever quitting porn so that's evened out.

I am going on furlough from Tuesday, though, so I do have a little bit of worry about my job disappearing, but as it stands I'm still better off than many.
>> No. 67244 Samefag
7th November 2020
Saturday 9:11 pm
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well i'm one of the cunts doing the testing and i sincerely think i should get a compensatory year off when it's all over, so I can do the kinds of things everyone else has had the opportunity to do.

you'll all sign my petition i trust?
>> No. 67245 Auntiefucker
7th November 2020
Saturday 9:21 pm
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>>67244
>YOU'LL ALL SIGN MY PETITION I TRUST?

Ungrateful bastard, I clapped for you on a Tuesday!!

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>> No. 6279 Anonymous
26th September 2020
Saturday 4:47 pm
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I'm getting older yet remain single and therefore feel the need to step up my skincare routine. Before I end up spending tens of pounds though I'd like your advice on what you would recommend. Frankly I'm a bit lost and this could really start crowding my bathroom.

So going by google I need to pick up:
1. Specialised face wash
2. Face scrub/exfoliator
3. Moisturising balm (I assume this is different from moisturiser?)
4. One of those sonic wand gizmos
5. Face masks
6. Night cream
7. Toner
8. Stuff to put around tired eyes

It seems like there aren't any kits that cover all of the above on Amazon but I'm aware that products aren't made with mix and match in mind. Also seems like they're putting charcoal in everything now.

/fa/ put together a guide but didn't include any specific product recommendations so I'm still left scratching my head.
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>> No. 6284 Anonymous
26th September 2020
Saturday 8:33 pm
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>>6283
It bothers me how much this speech resembles Max Ehrmann's Desiderata poem. It's not so much the content, but how similar their names are too.
>> No. 6285 Anonymous
6th November 2020
Friday 10:58 pm
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>>6282
>I use a few drops of pure jojoba oil to moisturise.
>It's more effective than any cream/lotion moisturiser I've tried, and cheaper than most.

I picked some of this up recently to see what all the fuss is about. It's okay but seems like people are selling it as a cure for everything when really it's just faintly smelly oil.

There was a suggestion I read that a bit in your hair makes it shine. Well, let me tell you, putting oil in your hair will make it shine but not necessarily in a way you'd want. I might try the suggestion that it's good for shaving but I'm not bloody cooking with it.
>> No. 6286 Anonymous
7th November 2020
Saturday 1:44 am
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As a longhair metalhead type for whom my luscious hair has always been my primary pulling technique, I can't recommend Argan oil enough. It's my secret weapon.

A few squirts before you brush or comb and your hair will be lavish like those wierdly erotic shampoo ads with all the little vitamin molecules wierdly floating into the hair.
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7th November 2020
Saturday 3:08 am
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>>6286
The dapper bloke at my local newsie recommended this. Shall be trying.
>> No. 6288 Anonymous
7th November 2020
Saturday 11:51 am
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>>6286
I have some argan oil and had to try using different amounts, it always just seems to make my hair greasy, even with the smallest bit. Am I somehow doing something wrong or is my hair just weird? I suppose it's not going to work for everybody.

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6th November 2020
Friday 1:33 pm
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6th November 2020
Friday 2:30 pm
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>> No. 439905 Anonymous
28th October 2020
Wednesday 12:17 pm
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Any Don Juans lived and dated abroad? Tell us about your experiences.
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>> No. 439928 Anonymous
28th October 2020
Wednesday 6:17 pm
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Horrible advice. How is he going to find a powerful Germanic woman in America? When was the last time you saw a Frenchwoman with massive thighs and an arse capable of driving them?

It's the South of Germany or into Benelaux. Your strong sons will thank me.

>>439926
Not him but Italians will treat you well if you bother to use Italian and show an interest in their culture. They're one of those nations where you can really flatter the ego with simple effort. Can't say I'd want to live there though because everyone is loud, chatty and corrupt.

Go somewhere nice like Trento or Trieste.
>> No. 439934 Anonymous
28th October 2020
Wednesday 8:10 pm
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>>439928
Like half of white Americans are descended from Germans and Germanic peoples, and many look as such (in sort of rural areas at least). And then most German people I meet are tanned and have dark hair and brown eyes, obviously Mr. Hilter really fucked it and put his eggs in the wrong basket.
>> No. 439936 Anonymous
28th October 2020
Wednesday 8:27 pm
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>>439934
I'm not convinced Germans were ever particularly "Aryan", it doesn't make a lot of sense given the stereotypical appearances of the countries they share land borders with. That whole propaganda thing was just them larping as scandies.
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28th October 2020
Wednesday 9:23 pm
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>>439934

From what some German friends have told me, Northern Germans were traditionally more the blonde or ginger types with green or blue eyes, whereas people in Bavaria and the Alps usually had darker hair and brown eyes. I guess that was in the old days before people started travelling around.

And it would make sense, after all, the Angles who came to Britain were from Anglia in northern Germany, and their descendants in Britain today are more or less people with lighter skin and hair.


>>439936

>That whole propaganda thing was just them larping as scandies

Ironically, Hitler himself was notoriously secretive about his own ancestry. He ordered all government propaganda to omit anything more than vague information about his upbringing and family. While all SS and higher government officers who were career minded had to produce family trees going back many generations as proof that they at least had no Jewish ancestry.
>> No. 440081 Anonymous
5th November 2020
Thursday 12:06 pm
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>> No. 90984 Anonymous
2nd November 2020
Monday 12:18 am
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This man is going to be the next Prime Minister of the UK, and it's going to be fucking awesome.

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/politics/2020/11/01/exclusive-Jimmy-saville-relaunch-brexit-party-reform-uk-new-anti/

*Exclusive: Jimmy saville to relaunch Brexit Party as Reform UK, a new anti-lockdown platform*
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>> No. 91043 Anonymous
3rd November 2020
Tuesday 9:25 pm
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>>91034

As long as there is sun hitting the surface of this planet, and water in the oceans, there will be life. It won't be necessarily intelligent life, and you might not like what it is, but it will be life. Nature will continue, and absent some kind of truly catastrophic intervention like an asteroid shattering the planet into pieces or the core freezing solid, life on Earth is going to prove exceptionally hard to get rid of now that it's here.

>What we see as mechanisms is just local chaos being defeated by scale minus time.

Agreed, but that is a very difficult concept to sum up and explain. When I say "system" and "mechanism" I don't mean it's actually a loop of a process which always happens and has defined components, but more just a consequence of the way entropy and the universe we occupy works, on the scale of planetary biodiversity.

As inevitably as a car that runs out of fuel will eventually come to a stop, or the ball at the end of a Newton's cradle swings back to its resting position, a human species that destroys and depletes its natural resources will die off. Then, in time, the planet will "recover", as we see in smaller scale in exclusion zones like Chernobyl or Fukushima, and in larger scale like the previous planetary extinction events.

Ultimately a lot comes down to the fact we see our present state of existence as "correct", but the universe doesn't care. The Earth three billion years ago that was just volcanoes and lava lakes was just as correct.
>> No. 91044 Anonymous
3rd November 2020
Tuesday 9:29 pm
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>>91043
>life on Earth is going to prove exceptionally hard to get rid of now that it's here.
Okay but that's not really a self-balancing ecosystem so much as an infection that's never quite shaken.
>> No. 91051 Anonymous
3rd November 2020
Tuesday 10:40 pm
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>>91044

Now you're getting it, yes

Niw take some acid and think about it. It's fractal all the way down.
>> No. 91171 Anonymous
5th November 2020
Thursday 9:58 am
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You lads actually raise a decent point. We should all strive to be a bit clearer in our language when we discuss "climate change", "ecosystem", and so on.

I don't think there's anything wrong with admitting that our primary motivation is preventing human suffering, which involves preserving or improving our present means of life.

The problem comes in that we're actually getting sidetracked by describing possible relationships between humans and environment, and people have radically varying ideas of what that should look like.

The main, incontrovertible fact that we should be focusing on is that we are absolutely fucked unless we realistically confront causes of climate change, like fossil fuel use.

Whether you think we should be living in mudhuts or techno-utopia is largely irrelevant to that fact.
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5th November 2020
Thursday 10:00 am
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>>91171
Yes, but the minute we stop disagreeing on a topic there's nothing else to be said about it, so it slides out of view and out of mind.

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