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>> No. 5456 Anonymous
4th April 2014
Friday 3:02 am
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This was really good.
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>> No. 7043 Anonymous
25th August 2019
Sunday 11:14 am
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>>7040
Objection!
>> No. 7044 Anonymous
3rd September 2019
Tuesday 1:09 pm
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https://www.wired.com/2015/04/silk-road-1/
https://magazine.atavist.com/he-always-had-a-dark-side

These aren't books though. Doesn't make it worse, it's well written.
I'm sort of guilty rooting for the DPR. Less so with PLR; still, mildly fascinated.
>> No. 7054 Anonymous
11th October 2019
Friday 5:40 pm
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Geoff Thompson's Watch My Back. Quite brutal stuff in there.
>> No. 7055 Anonymous
13th October 2019
Sunday 3:25 pm
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If we were the other place I would have posted the usual 'What I have / What I expected / What I got' strip.
I had thought it would be another 'tales from the operating suite' kind of book. It wasn't; turned out to be a memoir of some fellow on his path to becoming a neurosurgeon, interwoven with a guide on meditation.
Its official site calls it 'part memoir, part inspiration, part practical instruction'. I find this description fitting.
>> No. 7056 Anonymous
14th October 2019
Monday 8:51 pm
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Started reading Old Wizard Moore's Jerusalem. Really enjoying it. Best thing I've read in a while but only 10% into it according to my kindle so will see how it progresses.

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>> No. 29003 Anonymous
11th October 2019
Friday 9:26 pm
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I am constantly angry. I think it's a response to stress, anxiety, and sometimes disappointment. I've put in non-stop effort towards some big goals. Very rarely, it pays off, but more often it doesn't.

Recently I've been so run down that I'm starting to get stomach cramps. A few weeks ago, I followed a car around a corner and down the road because it beeped at me at a pedestrian crossing. Honestly I just wanted to throttle the driver. I'm losing my sense of humour. I'm becoming very cold towards others, and I don't feel fit to socialise. Work colleagues have begun asking me if I'm okay. I've picked up an old habit of shouting in the shower, and occasionally when I'm trying to go to sleep.

I do already have physical outlets like exercise, but I have a habit of overdoing it, especially during frustrating periods. I already have minor shoulder and elbow injuries from these last few months. I also don't know if it's a good idea to continue piling on cortisol -- exercise is another form of stress after all.

I feel like I need to recover, and for someone to care. But no one does. This is all private, and people would think I'm crazy or unstable if I bring up how I'm really feeling. People only care about your external performance. And no one cares whether you succeed or fail, or the effort you're putting in. They only care about the finished package.
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>> No. 29007 Anonymous
12th October 2019
Saturday 10:48 pm
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Try boxing.
>> No. 29008 Anonymous
13th October 2019
Sunday 4:07 am
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Boxing to relieve the stress, meditation to relieve the aggression from boxing, a bit of speed to counteract the dosiness from meditating, weed to balance it all out.

Ez pz.
>> No. 29009 Anonymous
13th October 2019
Sunday 4:14 pm
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I feel you.
Sage because this is as much as I can offer.
>> No. 29010 Anonymous
13th October 2019
Sunday 9:23 pm
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You remind me of my father. Numerous times he has chased down fellow drivers because of some percieved slight against him. He once broke a mans nose because that man made an innocent comment to my brother and me as children.

Just recently my father actually sped up into traffic at a junction so he could be angry that someone 'cut him up'. I tried to explain to him that his decision to drive so aggressively caused a rift between him and the passengers of the car and asked 'was it worth it - putting your families life in danger?'. His only responce was an agressive 'I was right'. It seems clear to me that's his only concern - being right. He carries a lifetime of regret on his shoulders; it's like the weight is a stand in for justice, as though carrying such a burden demands respect. It's as though if he can just get those little bits of order it'll justify the rock on his back.

I often wonder what do we actually get angry about? Is it the slight or the disrespect? Have i actually earned respect? Did i show respect while throttling that guy who dis-respected me? Just who actually am I to demand respect of strangers?

I think noone cares about your achievements and efforts, and nor should they - not because they're without value but because they simply don't know. That's why being cut up on the road should mean nothing; they're nameless faceless - just like you. High chances are that you wont recognise them. A strangers insult doesn't have to hurt. They don't even know your name. And this is cause for laughter, if only at the situation.

Unjust expression of anger only prolongs the agony - slamming doors and smashing glasses does not grant relief, you're just adding adrenaline to the equation. As insignificant as it sounds, channel that rage into closing the door gently with exact perpose in turning the knob and catching the latch. If nothing else it'll confuse whoever you're acting for (perhaps even yourself). When you feel the emotion begin to boil, breath calmly and count to ten - close your eyes if you have to.

:)

>I also don't know if it's a good idea to continue piling on cortisol
Could it be roid rage?

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>> No. 29011 Anonymous
14th October 2019
Monday 12:22 pm
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>>29010
> As insignificant as it sounds, channel that rage into closing the door gently with exact perpose in turning the knob and catching the latch. If nothing else it'll confuse whoever you're acting for (perhaps even yourself). When you feel the emotion begin to boil, breath calmly and count to ten - close your eyes if you have to.

I don't know why this resonates with me.
I only hope I'll remember it once I find myself in another outburst again.

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>> No. 13299 Anonymous
5th October 2019
Saturday 10:24 am
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Right, lads, I've been invited to interview for my job now but on the other side of the world.

It's a niche job so the demand for it outside of my immediate area is low and the chance to move to the other side of the world is even lower. My quality of life would be much higher and it's practically double my salary.

The interview is with the team I'd be joining and it's on Skype really late at night. How do I not cock this up?

If any of you have done anything similar before I'd appreciate advice on:
-How to not make ymself look like a weird twat on camera (what do I put in the background, do I still wear a full suit etc)?
-How do I make a good impression when other candidates will be there in person?
-Is it weird if I stay at work and do it and explain to them that it's because my home internet is shit?

Any advice welcome, I really fucking want this job.
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>> No. 13315 Anonymous
11th October 2019
Friday 11:11 pm
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Bear in mind that the worst that can happen is that they say no. Get back up, dust yourself down and carry on as usual.
>> No. 13316 Anonymous
13th October 2019
Sunday 9:24 pm
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Well lads, I think I've been offered the job (subject to references etc).

What a fucking whirl wind. I don't know whether to take it or not.
>> No. 13317 Anonymous
13th October 2019
Sunday 9:27 pm
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>>13316
Take it like a Polaroid picture.
>> No. 13318 Anonymous
14th October 2019
Monday 6:24 am
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>>13316

You spent all this time fretting about getting the job and now you're not even sure you want it? Howay lad, accept it.
>> No. 13319 Anonymous
14th October 2019
Monday 12:06 pm
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>>13318
He'd got it into his head that he wasn't getting it and had come to terms with that. Now he's all conflicted, bless him.

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>> No. 19750 Anonymous
27th July 2019
Saturday 2:09 pm
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What's all this about Hong Kong then? I've started seeing ads asking me to pressure my MP and defend the joint-declaration.
https://www.theguardian.com/world/2019/jul/24/hong-kong-activists-target-uk-government-with-ad-campaign

I assume you lads will have an opinion as blocking as the roads and discouraging air-travel will no doubt reduce carbon emissions.
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>> No. 20425 Anonymous
14th October 2019
Monday 12:35 am
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cheers m8 pretty drunk when i typed that and drunker/higher now. But yeah, God speed China and the handful of other countries protesting/rioting against their shite governments that's barely getting any news coverage. It's like a new Arab spring going on right now and hardly anybody knows. Can only hope it continues and spreads.
>> No. 20426 Anonymous
14th October 2019
Monday 1:04 am
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>>20425
See >>/b/431337
It's not just China.
>> No. 20428 Anonymous
14th October 2019
Monday 1:27 am
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>>20426
Some pillocks standing around Piccadilly isn't equivalent to people fighting for democracy against a system that operates concentration camps. Don't hijack a thread to bring attention on your pet project.
>> No. 20429 Anonymous
14th October 2019
Monday 1:31 am
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>>20428
State enforced media blackouts are absolutely equivalent to state enforced media blackouts, don't be such a twat.
>> No. 20430 Anonymous
14th October 2019
Monday 1:49 am
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>Blizzard bosses reduce gamer's ban and release prize money

>US gaming publisher Activision Blizzard has reversed its decision to withhold prize money from a player who expressed support for the Hong Kong protests. Professional gamer, Ng Wai "Blitzchung" Chung, said in Mandarin, "Liberate Hong Kong, revolution of our age," on a live broadcast after a tournament. He was banned for one year and said was told he would not get any prize money.

>In a new statement, the company said: "In hindsight, our process wasn't adequate, and we reacted too quickly." The hashtag #Blizzardboycott trended on Twitter after the 21-year-old was banned, and some players tried to delete their accounts in solidarity with "Blitzchung". Even some US politicians commented on Blizzard's initial decision.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/newsbeat-50026401

It's fun seeing companies flop around in the face of Hong Kong protests after they've spent so long now kowtowing to Beijing. Who knows, maybe someone will question if having China so invested in our nuclear power plants might be a bad idea again.

>>20429
It's not state enforced. Nobody cares. Sky News still has a feature on their front-page and still it's nowhere in the top most read stories.

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>> No. 8860 Anonymous
6th October 2019
Sunday 8:37 pm
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This man is going to be the next World Cup winning captain and it's going to be fucking awesome.
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>> No. 8862 Anonymous
6th October 2019
Sunday 8:55 pm
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>>8861
He's lived there for at least 10 years and became a citizen in 2013.
>> No. 8863 Anonymous
6th October 2019
Sunday 10:45 pm
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>>8861
Totally looks it.
>> No. 8864 Anonymous
10th October 2019
Thursday 8:40 pm
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ENG/FRA and NZL/ITA cancelled due to inclement weather. On the one hand, we'll never know which French team would have turned up, but on the plus side this will be the first time Italy haven't lost to New Zealand by double digits.
>> No. 8865 Anonymous
13th October 2019
Sunday 6:48 pm
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Why are the porridgewogs so bad at sports compared with the other home nations? Even Norn Iron and Wales qualified for Euro 2016 in the football.
>> No. 8866 Anonymous
13th October 2019
Sunday 11:56 pm
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I don't really think that's fair to say. They ran up English cricket scores against Russia and Samoa without conceding at all. Their undoing was Japan shocking Ireland, which put them at a four-point disadvantage in the first place.

I think this tournament has so far turned out even better than 2015, which I thought was the best in a long time. The crowds have definitely been getting their money's worth. Pools A and D in particular have been particularly heavy on action.

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>> No. 20318 Anonymous
23rd September 2019
Monday 10:11 am
/news/20318 Thomas Cook collapses as last-ditch rescue talks fail
https://www.bbc.com/news/business-49791249

Thomas Cook has collapsed after last-minute negotiations aimed at saving the 178-year-old holiday firm failed.

The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) said the tour operator had "ceased trading with immediate effect".

It has also triggered the biggest ever peacetime repatriation, aimed at bringing more than 150,000 British holidaymakers home.

Peter Fankhauser, Thomas Cook's chief executive, said the firm's collapse was a "matter of profound regret".
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>> No. 20413 Anonymous
13th October 2019
Sunday 3:32 am
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>>20411

Yeah but how much compo did you get?
>> No. 20415 Anonymous
13th October 2019
Sunday 11:27 am
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>>20413

We did not get compensated at all, beyond the €10 vouchers.
>> No. 20417 Anonymous
13th October 2019
Sunday 12:16 pm
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>>20415

You should have -

https://www.flightright.co.uk/your-rights/eu-regulation
>> No. 20418 Anonymous
13th October 2019
Sunday 12:32 pm
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>>20417

Well it was 14 or 15 years ago. Maybe it was different then, or maybe I was just never made aware that I was entitled to compensation. Your link does state that the directive was only passed in 2004.
>> No. 20419 Anonymous
13th October 2019
Sunday 1:21 pm
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>>20418
The link doesn't call it a directive, because a regulation is distinct from a directive, but they do erroneously suggest it came into force the same year it was passed.

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>> No. 4873 Anonymous
13th October 2019
Sunday 1:36 am
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tNU8-x9u_94
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>> No. 4874 Anonymous
13th October 2019
Sunday 3:36 am
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That bit where his beard does a dog leg below the ear. Punch it properly and he's KO.
>> No. 4875 Anonymous
13th October 2019
Sunday 9:24 am
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>>4874

Again in English, please.

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>> No. 64176 R4GE
12th October 2019
Saturday 9:37 pm
/iq/64176 CHING CHONG BING BONG


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>> No. 64115 Anonymous
23rd September 2019
Monday 9:32 pm
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Anyone grew up in England 😁 during a time when everyone treated each other like Family 👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 going outside to play on streets, build dens and make tree swings 🌳, we got dirty, bathed 🛀🏻 on a Sunday we didn't eat fast food🍟🍔....we ate a sunday dinner...proper home made food 🍝 and chips cooked in a proper chip pan! we got ice cream 🍦from the ice cream van when my mum was flush, otherwise a choc ice from freezer. played rounders, climbing trees, jumping in ponds made bmx ramps in the street to see how many of my mates i could jump 🚲,garden hopping 🌳, kerby 🏐 , Hide and Seek🙈, british bulldog 🇬🇧🏃 and Ma

.There was no bottled water 💦 we drank water from the tap (bathroom tap at night)🚰 we shared the same bottle of pop... After we'd wiped it with our dirty sleeves, We only had kids tv after school 📺 we rode our bikes 🚲 for hours 🕰 There was no such thing as a mobile 📱 or any other electronic device 📵. If someone had a fight, that's exactly what it was... a fist fight👊. Kids didn't have guns🔫 or knives🔪.The street lights 💡were our curfew or until our mum shouted us. School was mandatory ✏️📒. We watched our mouths around our elders👴🏼👵🏼 because we knew we'd get a clip. Sayings like "What's for tea?" your guaranteed reply was shit and sugar“, where's me Mum" Run off with the milkman would be the answer. Nothing was too PC back then. Happy Days
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>> No. 64162 Auntiefucker
3rd October 2019
Thursday 8:08 am
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>>64115
People back then sounded dirty, obnoxious and ill-tempered.
>> No. 64163 Crabkiller
3rd October 2019
Thursday 8:47 pm
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>>64162
Pretty accurate.
>> No. 64164 YubYub
3rd October 2019
Thursday 10:44 pm
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Reminds me of this flaming pile of shit masquerading as the blurb of a "book":

"May 1974 our street was up for demolition and so we moved into a new house to a place called Flanshaw in Wakefield that seemed at the time a million miles from Thornes I remember moving in a rusty dusty old Tailors removal wagon that used to be based on Northgate Wakefield opposite the place the less well-off folk get married, anyway turns out we got a discount cos my brother worked there ! and sitting on the mattress Nan had died on months before we rode the journey to our new home, I felt at the time I was going on an adventure a mystery tour as looking out the back of the wagon I just remember seeing fluffy white clouds rolling by . And whilst sitting in the back of that old removal wagon slightly confused but also a feeling of excitement and anticipation emotions overcame me as I thought of Nan , And as fantastic as the times were at Wilson terrace listening to Nan's bedtime stories waking up to deep snow on the ground Christmas morning etc .and the playing out too the sailing on those home-made rafts on the frog pond By 99 archers at back of us I never knew then how much of an adventure I was about to embark upon or even what lay ahead for me , mix all that up and those thoughts of missing Nan cos she left us new years day 1974 a week after santa had brought my toys and you will get the picture the Tailor’s removal van suddenly screeched to a halt the brake noises slowly faded as the scruffy looking man driving opened the half shut shutters a warm sunny day, greeted me children scary children in my mind dressed in flares girls shouting and running around in the street skipping boys riding their tomahawk Budgie and chopper bikes popping wheelies! riding past me at speed Girls playing with their Cindy dolls crawling in and out of there plastic made Wendy houses on their front lawns making pretend cups of tea with colourful plastic cups and saucers ! neatly dressed and obviously proud mums talking over the garden gate to neighbours dads mowing their lawns under the summer sun . I sensed this was going to be quite an adventure"
>> No. 64174 YubYub
12th October 2019
Saturday 9:25 am
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does anyone know what pink is made out of? it's just that pink lemonade tastes twice as good and I want to try pink on its own
>> No. 64175 Searchfag
12th October 2019
Saturday 11:42 am
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>>64174
PINK LEMONADE COMES OUT OF THE GROUND LIKE THAT, PROBABLY SOME TYPE OF MINERAL THAT GETS DISSOLVED INTO THE LEMONADE UNDERGROUND. YOU'D HAVE TO BOIL OFF THE LEMONADE TO GET THE PINK. OR GO UNDERGROUND TO MINE IT.

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>> No. 64165 Searchfag
10th October 2019
Thursday 2:18 am
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Whassssssssssssssssssssssssup?
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>> No. 64166 Billbob
10th October 2019
Thursday 12:52 pm
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>Eva Ionesco is the youngest model ever to appear in a Playboy nude pictorial, since she was featured at age 11 in the October 1976 issue of the Italian edition of the magazine in a set by Bourboulon. In that picture, she was at a beach posing in nude exposing all female anatomy.

>Another of her nude pictorials, in the November 1978 issue of the Spanish edition of Penthouse, was a selection of her mother's photographs. She made also appeared on the cover page of Der Spiegel at the age of 12 completely nude.The issue was later expunged from the magazine's records.
>> No. 64167 Crabkiller
10th October 2019
Thursday 6:19 pm
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Admiral, if we were to assume that these whales are ours to do with as we please, then we would be as bad as those who caused their extinction
>> No. 64168 YubYub
10th October 2019
Thursday 9:40 pm
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What do they even do with a dead whale? How is it recycled?
>> No. 64169 Anonymous
10th October 2019
Thursday 10:31 pm
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>>64168
Japanese immigrants.
>> No. 64170 Anonymous
10th October 2019
Thursday 10:53 pm
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>>64168

I think whale fat can be used in a lot of cosmetic products, can't it? I always remember people saying that's what they made lipstick out of.

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>> No. 20384 Anonymous
8th October 2019
Tuesday 7:03 am
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Lorry drivers stuck in IIIWW traffic jams may cause rise in ‘dogging’

Ministers working hard to prepare for a no-deal IIIWW have been dogged by an unlikely new problem with 25 days to go. Officials planning to ease any congestion on the transport links to Dover have encountered the potential for an embarrassing issue: a rise in “dogging”.

At the Conservative Party conference last week, one member of the cabinet confessed that a side effect of increased congestion in Kent from stalled truck drivers would be an increase in the number of lorry drivers visiting voyeuristic sex sites in the Garden of England.

“One of the things we talk about in these no-deal meetings concerns hauliers and their activities,” the minister said. “The main thing is whether they will turn up at the Channel ports with the right paperwork. But there are also dogging hotspots all over the place.” Ministers believe the issue is more likely to flare up with British truckers. “Do Europeans even do dogging?” the minister asked. “There is something deeply British about dogging.”


https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/lorry-drivers-stuck-in-IIIWW-traffic-jams-may-cause-rise-in-dogging-m3x927fhf
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>> No. 20389 Anonymous
8th October 2019
Tuesday 5:27 pm
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>>20387 There are compulsory dogging breaks, what did we expect?
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>> No. 20390 Anonymous
8th October 2019
Tuesday 6:00 pm
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I only know one lorry driver. He plays truck simulators in his spare time.
>> No. 20391 Anonymous
8th October 2019
Tuesday 11:42 pm
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They should just build a more shady park and turn a blind eye to all the filth that goes on there. It'll be like the Amsterdam of dogging attracting middle aged perverts from across Europe along with their money.

Maccies will make a fortune.

>>20390
They'll put a sex mod in anything these days.
>> No. 20392 Anonymous
9th October 2019
Wednesday 12:39 am
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I was wondering how they'd do it in something like OpenTTD, but then remembered that years ago someone changed the "company owner statue" to a glamour shot.
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10th October 2019
Thursday 8:35 pm
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It'll never be like the good old days again.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iAU7pATH5_M

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>> No. 22886 Anonymous
5th October 2019
Saturday 1:29 pm
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One of the best films of the decade IMO, Phoenix's acting was phenomenal and it had a really important message which is worth paying attention to.
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>> No. 22909 Anonymous
6th October 2019
Sunday 11:20 pm
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OK, first of all, if you want to make a serious point about how something is portrayed in the media, don't back it up by linking to the fucking Mail.
>> No. 22910 Anonymous
7th October 2019
Monday 7:28 pm
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If you see this film then you're a filthy nonce-enabler.

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/10078657/joker-gary-glitter-rake-fortune-royalties/
>> No. 22912 Anonymous
7th October 2019
Monday 10:36 pm
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>>22910

I have said for years that regardless of Gazzas crimes, that song is an absolute banger.

See also, lostprophets first album.

DANANANA - HEY! DANA NA NA
>> No. 22916 Anonymous
9th October 2019
Wednesday 10:37 pm
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>>22912
It's one of the few of his I have never heard before, but have now thanks to the fuss (another couple of pennies to the lad).
>> No. 22917 Anonymous
10th October 2019
Thursday 6:21 pm
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DOCTOR WHOOOOO, HEY! THE TARDIS!

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>> ID: 42d8c5 No. 15085 Anonymous
9th October 2019
Wednesday 8:25 pm

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Just found this on the /*/ board .. interesting, kindof. If nothing else could anyone explain how such a thing might happen?
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>> ID: d004e2 No. 15090 Anonymous
9th October 2019
Wednesday 10:16 pm

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My apologies to whoever post it was in /beat/ - the videos weren't rendering so I deleted it. Star seems to be acting a little weird, will take a look.
>> ID: 93037c No. 15091 Anonymous
9th October 2019
Wednesday 11:11 pm

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>>15085
The date isn't the interesting thing, it's the post numbers. Those posts clearly aren't from the same thread.
>> ID: 93037c No. 15092 Anonymous
9th October 2019
Wednesday 11:25 pm

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>>15090
I'll be in IRC after work tomorrow if you've not fixed it by then.
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9th October 2019
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>>15091
Yeah Star is mixing up a thread in /beat/ with a thread in /nom/ - interesting.
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>>15092
Looks like you fairly recently killed the IRC? Don't blame you.

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>> No. 431110 Anonymous
7th October 2019
Monday 9:05 am
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Where have all the knobheads gone?

If you went back ~10 years ago then it was wall to wall twats; you could barely move without bumping into one. I know people like Russell Brand are still about, but they're far less prominent. Why hasn't the next generation of knobheads risen up to take their place? Are they all on YouTube instead?
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>> No. 431193 Anonymous
10th October 2019
Thursday 12:13 am
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This is just like, my opinion man but I think the OP was talking about very different knobheads to the knobheads you describe and deride in your post.

Groping women and doing cheeky lines didn't make one a knobhead in the zeitgeist the OP was talking about, in fact it made one a bit of a lad. In the relevant zeitgeist knobhead were in my opinion useless cunts who took every opportunity to discuss why the common man was awful, the common man being the bloke who did cheeky lines and groped women.

Can you imagine 2009 era Russell Brand doing cheeky lines and groping women? He was the opposite, an out and out knobhead who only existed to stop ordinary, decent, cocaine taking women gropers from going to work in their regular jobs with ridiculous protests for nebulous reasons.
>> No. 431196 Anonymous
10th October 2019
Thursday 1:44 am
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2009 Russel Brand might not have done those things, but 2007 Russel Brand would have done it while his mate was on speakerphone to grandfather of the woman he was touching up, though probably not the cokecain bit. However, given what I found on his Wikipedia page, pic related, I don't imagine he's the judgemental sort. All those things I listed did make you a knobhead, it made you Dappy from Ndubz and it got you on Channel 4's Balls of Steel or mid era Big Brother.

Most people who reckon they're "a bit of a lad" are usually knobheads who are trying too hard. I don't know who you imagine was declaring that the "common man was awful" in 2009, but if it was anyone it was probably other common men who thought they were bringing standards down. You appear to be projecting some kind of deep sea fisherperson related irk back a few years too early.

As for "ridiculous protests for nebulous reasons", I imagine there were plenty about the then-recent global finance meltdown now known as the Great Recession and Brand himself did attend a anti-Gaza War protest, but that seems quite specific. Could you help me out by doing the same and getting more specific? Because right now you sound like a drunk Telegraph columnist.

I think the biggest hint the OP left us about whom he was speaking was the fact that Lee Collins is an apolitical woman botherer who twice won Loaded magazine's "LAFTA" award. I'm not sure how this fits into your description at all.
>> No. 431197 Anonymous
10th October 2019
Thursday 2:05 am
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It seems to me that you're conflating apolitical in 2009 with apolitical in 2019. Back then being apolitical was the norm teenlad, nobody gave enough of a fuck to care about politics. It's only since austerity that the witch burners have become a voice in mainstream politics, successive Blair governments left the common mam with a decent enough lifestyle that being involved was a bit sad.

You can't judge a zeitgeist through wikipedia, wikipedia is designed to distort and distance itself from mood. What you're seeing re Dappy and Nduz is your own desire to project those beliefs on to a view from a neutral lens. One problem or positive aspect of wikipedia is the propensity to change its views in accordance with the zeitgeist. If you check the 2009 versions for the Dappt, Nduz or Big Brother articles you will come away with a very different viewpoint.

Refarding your specific question about Brand, I remember one incident in which he shut down half a dozen offices in a city centre, precenting hundreds of people going to work because of "the bankers the bonuses" which he later said he regretted because he was misinformed, those people were just normal people doing a job and he inconvenienced them for misinformed political ideals.

Again teenlad, and I call you that because while I respect your convictions I take issues with the experiences and understanding that led you to them, you're taking a single aspect of this LAFTAlad's character and projecting it on to what you believe is a template of knobhead behaviour. I do not believe this is knobhead behaviour, hence my replies in this thread, but maybe the OP will come along and shoot me out of the water in which case I will bow out of this thread and maybe start my own about what I believe knobhead to be. But for the record, I am arguing purely in OPfaith, I believe your views on what a knobhead is are directly opposed to the OP's views, while you are presenting yourself as in agreement with the OP.
>> No. 431199 Anonymous
10th October 2019
Thursday 9:22 am
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>>431197
You're talking so much shit. Fucking poncy cunt, get your head checked.
>> No. 431200 Anonymous
10th October 2019
Thursday 10:03 am
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>"the bankers the bonuses"

I kind of miss when Question Time was ruined by this almost every week. It beats IIIWW.

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>> No. 64250 Anonymous
15th July 2015
Wednesday 6:46 pm
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This man is going to be the next President of the US and it's going to be fucking awesome.
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>> No. 86910 Anonymous
7th October 2019
Monday 9:10 pm
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>>86909
There's no bottom to his barrel. I thought we all realised this already.
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7th October 2019
Monday 10:02 pm
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>>86910

If a video emerged of Trump giggling like a schoolgirl while crushing kittens to death, I would not be remotely surprised.
>> No. 86912 Anonymous
8th October 2019
Tuesday 9:18 am
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He's betrayed a US ally just to protect his own material interests in Turkey. What a massive cunt. Who would ever trust the US again after his presidency?
>> No. 86914 Anonymous
9th October 2019
Wednesday 10:17 pm
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While he is in power, not many.
>> No. 86915 Anonymous
10th October 2019
Thursday 12:51 am
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Instead of trying to broker an agreement, even half-heartedly, he's allowing Erdogan to reestablish a Second Ottoman Empire of whom the fiercest fighters against the most debased terror group in recent memory, the Kurds, will be the initial victims. Besides, of course, the Turks themselves who already labour under Erdogan's crooked and heartless rule. I simply don't understand how a man so wretched, debased and without sense could become the foremost leader in the world. Donald Trump's claim that he will tear down the economy of Turkey can't be believed any moreso than his denials of impropriety when talking with Volodymyr Zelensky, nor will they count for shit for the thousands of Kurds who will die, be maimed and be yet more traumatised by conflict. Kurds who, seeing they can't hope to win a conventional war within their own territory, will enact bombings and massacres against Turkish civilians, which will in turn increase the ferocity of Turkey's campaign and so on for decades. Donald Trump and the enablers within his administration were simply too lazy and self-absorbed to make even the most meagre efforts towards avoiding this, an act so sinful and without merrit I believe it to be the worst thing this sorry excuse for a man has done in office. I have spent the best part of three years ignoring his blathering, his posturing and his misdeeds, but to not even try, at any level, to prevent this, is so shocking an event that I am having trouble accepting it as reality. It is as if the Devil himself were occupying the Oval Office.

What another four years off this will wreak upon the world is beyond my imagining.

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>> No. 29000 Anonymous
6th October 2019
Sunday 3:52 am
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Just about mcfucking had it lads.
I have problems that money can't solve and I've been banging my head against a brick wall for years now.
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6th October 2019
Sunday 9:01 am
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>>29000
You'll need to tell us a little bit more if you want advice.
>> No. 29002 Anonymous
10th October 2019
Thursday 12:40 am
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he's dead

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>> No. 7791 Anonymous
9th October 2019
Wednesday 11:56 am
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Taxes. I've started a new job this year. For my first payslip in this new job, my tax code was 1250L. For the following 4 payslips, it was 1228L; for the final 2, it's been 779L.

As I understand, I should have an annual tax free allowance of £12,500. I think that means my code should stay constant. Could somebody help me understand why it's changed/been reduced?
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>> No. 7792 Anonymous
9th October 2019
Wednesday 1:10 pm
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Have you had a company car or any other taxable benefits, in this job or your previous job? Or are you/have you been on the higher tax band at any point?
>> No. 7793 Anonymous
9th October 2019
Wednesday 2:09 pm
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No to both.
>> No. 7794 Anonymous
9th October 2019
Wednesday 3:36 pm
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Ask your employer if they know why your tax code has changed.

And try this service from HMRC, not sure how much it will tell you.
https://www.gov.uk/check-income-tax-current-year

The usual reason that your tax code would be reduced is if you've underpaid tax at some point in the past and HMRC is clawing it back, or you've got another source of income somewhere which isn't being taxed at the source. No idea why it would keep changing like you say though, you'd have to ask the people who control that.
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9th October 2019
Wednesday 8:09 pm
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Well did you start before the end of the 2018-2019 tax year? Were you working before this job in that year?

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>> No. 22877 Anonymous
30th September 2019
Monday 11:18 pm
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Just brilliant.

Ed Balls is a very good factual presenter like this.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/m0008zkc/what-britain-buys-and-sells-in-a-day-series-1-1-fruit-and-veg
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30th September 2019
Monday 11:53 pm
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I much prefer his later work.
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1st October 2019
Tuesday 8:24 am
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>>22880
Just brilliant.
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7th October 2019
Monday 10:24 pm
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Episode 2: Seafood was really good.
>> No. 22913 Anonymous
7th October 2019
Monday 10:57 pm
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Sod off, Ed, no one wants to watch your telly programme.
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8th October 2019
Tuesday 3:02 pm
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>> ID: caec9d No. 15066 Anonymous
6th October 2019
Sunday 7:07 pm

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Free the snu-snu!
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>> ID: d5eca0 No. 15077 Anonymous
6th October 2019
Sunday 11:00 pm

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>>15068
/shed/ is on /sfw/, you silly sausage.
>> ID: cad645 No. 15078 Anonymous
7th October 2019
Monday 1:46 am

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>>15071

You want us to let you put nsfw images on /sfw/ because you want /sfw/ to be safe for work?

I don't understand. Have you had your brain squeezed by too many meaty thighs?
>> ID: caec9d No. 15079 Anonymous
7th October 2019
Monday 3:48 am

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>>15078
None of these images are NSFW, though? I didn't realise Mary Whitehouse posts here.
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7th October 2019
Monday 4:44 am

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>None of these images are NSFW, though?
In your opinion, maybe.
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7th October 2019
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>> No. 431104 Anonymous
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Sunday 6:08 pm
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I'd like to have a thread dedicated to muscular women and beefy thighs, but I don't want it on /x/ because I want it to be work safe.
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>> No. 431105 Anonymous
6th October 2019
Sunday 6:09 pm
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6th October 2019
Sunday 6:24 pm
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I'm not sure this is work safe as it is m8.

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