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>> No. 423717 Anonymous
21st January 2019
Monday 9:10 pm
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How'd you lot find Blue Monday then? Apparently today was the most depressing day of the year and Maccies is giving out free cheeseburgers to stop us all offing ourselves.

I thought it was a bit shit. Not gonna lie.
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>> No. 424067 Anonymous
7th February 2019
Thursday 3:27 am
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Chartering a private jet at short notice is very much a thing. There is an entire industry set up to get wealthy people from anywhere to anywhere as quickly as possible in the lap of luxury. Sticking a £15m asset on a knackered plane being flown by someone without a commercial license is, to say the least, a questionable decision.
>> No. 424245 Anonymous
16th February 2019
Saturday 11:42 am
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There is a whole "underground" market for taking plane trips in small planes that skirt around the usual compliance requirements for operating aircraft commercially. It is based around whether or not the plane owners, or the pilot, are receiving commercial reward for the flight, or whether it is just done for reasonable expenses. It's a slightly grey area of legislation that has been exploited to the maximum. Additionally in this case there are big questions around the ownership of the plane, its US registration and the US-flagged license that the pilot was flying on - he almost certainly wasn't correctly license for flying a plane of that type, at night, in bed weather. I'm sure this will all come out, in detail in the AIIB report - they are very thorough.

See: Wingly for an example

I expect this crash will result in the CAA changing the regulations around what private pilots can and can't do - its going to get even murkier post-Brexit as our laws (and pilot licensing) will be out of line with Europe. It's quite possible post-Brexit without any changes, that private pilots (and UK-registered General Aviation aircraft) will have a difficult time flying across the channel.
>> No. 424289 Anonymous
16th February 2019
Saturday 8:42 pm
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I hope you've been stockpiling!
>> No. 424290 Anonymous
16th February 2019
Saturday 8:59 pm
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>> No. 425236 Anonymous
17th March 2019
Sunday 11:18 pm
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>> No. 425159 Anonymous
15th March 2019
Friday 12:53 am

May he have plenty of proper sex with girls in Heaven
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>> No. 425160 Anonymous
15th March 2019
Friday 9:12 am
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This is really scraping the barrel in terms of celebrity deaths.

>> No. 425161 Anonymous
15th March 2019
Friday 9:52 am
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>> No. 425173 Anonymous
16th March 2019
Saturday 9:41 am
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Don't lad me just coz use a sadlad.
>> No. 425174 Anonymous
16th March 2019
Saturday 9:46 am
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Don't lad the sadlad just because use a madlad.
>> No. 425177 Anonymous
16th March 2019
Saturday 11:53 am
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I'z a madlad but not a mad madlad, i didn't lad the sadlad, the sadlad lad me, lad.

>> No. 423594 Anonymous
15th January 2019
Tuesday 5:12 pm
423594 Mid-week thread
New mid-week thread for the new year.

What is, or isn't happening in your life, .gs?
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>> No. 425137 Anonymous
13th March 2019
Wednesday 5:59 pm
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> she makes noises that she's enjoying her food
That he did too, in addition to chewing audibly. I don't even want to remind it myself.
Seems you're in hell right now, laddie.
>> No. 425151 Anonymous
14th March 2019
Thursday 5:35 pm
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My girlfriend and I have been thinking about moving for a while and I've spent a few days just driving around aimlessly finding nice looking areas and that sort of thing.

When I suggested a lovely place overlooking the river and right next to the marina, I mentioned it separately to my girlfriend, my mother, and my closest friend, and they all said almost exactly the same thing - "Yeah but you'll end up spending loads of money on a boat, won't you?"

I don't know where I gained this reputation for being such a financially irresponsible prick enthusiastic, broad minded hobbyist, but I'm not sure I enjoy being so predictable. They're completely right, too, I had already looked up docking fees.

My girlfriend wants to either move to the seafront or closer to the airport, I'm not sure she appreciates just how far my sickness goes, though. I'll either be lost at sea or have a pilots license by the end of the year.

As an aside, I've always held the probably innacurate idea that living on the seafront is a nightmare in terms of your house rotting away from rust and saltwater erosion. But the view would be nice. But then so would being able to walk to the airport.
>> No. 425152 Anonymous
14th March 2019
Thursday 6:01 pm
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If the seawater doesn't ruin everything, the seagull plop will. Also, after recently revisiting the seaside town where I grew up (and hadn't lived for about ten years), the first thing I noticed was that the sea STINKS.
>> No. 425156 Anonymous
14th March 2019
Thursday 10:46 pm
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Which seaside town?
>> No. 425158 Anonymous
15th March 2019
Friday 12:01 am
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>Which seaside town?


>> No. 425024 Anonymous
12th March 2019
Tuesday 1:44 am
425024 Wake up
You fall unconscious for a week.

You wake up and see these people looking down at you.

What do you do?
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>> No. 425029 Anonymous
12th March 2019
Tuesday 6:31 am
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Probably seek some water fast, If I haven't already died of dehydration.
>> No. 425033 Anonymous
12th March 2019
Tuesday 9:26 am
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Probably ban OP for crossposting again.

(A good day to you Sir!)
>> No. 425035 Anonymous
12th March 2019
Tuesday 9:43 am
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You're meant to report posts rather than whine people should be banned.
>> No. 425102 Anonymous
12th March 2019
Tuesday 6:33 pm
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Who are these people?
>> No. 425115 Anonymous
12th March 2019
Tuesday 9:33 pm
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>> No. 424260 Anonymous
16th February 2019
Saturday 2:46 pm
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Lads, this might be actual science at work.
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>> No. 424611 Anonymous
27th February 2019
Wednesday 7:01 pm
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It was the former, yes. However, I do actually like Cross.
>> No. 424613 Anonymous
27th February 2019
Wednesday 7:28 pm
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If they have trouble with your accent, just give them a quick ENGLISH MOTHERFUCKER DO YOU SPEAK IT and see how they respond.
>> No. 424935 Anonymous
9th March 2019
Saturday 10:44 pm
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why is the southeast made out of pizza?
>> No. 424965 Anonymous
10th March 2019
Sunday 12:22 pm
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The streets are paved with ham and pineapple down here lad.
>> No. 424966 Anonymous
10th March 2019
Sunday 12:26 pm
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Italian immigration innit. That's how they build their cities.

>> No. 423374 Anonymous
4th January 2019
Friday 10:04 pm
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New weekend thread. First weekend of the year edition.

How's it going, lads?
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>> No. 424746 Anonymous
5th March 2019
Tuesday 6:05 pm
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Around Wakefield.
>> No. 424758 Anonymous
6th March 2019
Wednesday 7:23 pm
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Can we do something about there being a midweek thread and two separate weekend threads?

I was sceptical about the need to break a general 'how's your week going' thread into week and weekend, but three just seems too much.
>> No. 424759 Anonymous
6th March 2019
Wednesday 7:32 pm
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Stop using this weekend thread and post in the new weekend thread? Only on weekends, obviously.
>> No. 424760 Anonymous
6th March 2019
Wednesday 7:32 pm
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You've bumped the old one, for a start.

ATTN ALL: please continue your slandering of Wakefield etc in the new Bangers and Mash weekend thread. As you were.
>> No. 424761 Anonymous
6th March 2019
Wednesday 7:35 pm
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He seems a bit one note, if you'll excuse the pun.

>> No. 424503 Anonymous
25th February 2019
Monday 5:27 pm
424503 Tourner la page Locked

Je me souviens ma jeunesse et la tienne,
Pour la première fois l’histoire est au passé
Une page est tournée je la tourne ce soir,
Reste-t-il un espoir pour les années qui viennent?
Il faut tourner la page, faut-il devenir sage
Est-ce que je dois changer, devons-nous recarpet-baggerr?
Dans mes idées j’avais mis tout mon cœur,
De changer le monde on a rêvé des heures
L’avenir est à nous? Il s’obscurcit d’un coup

J'ai presque peur de trahir Peur face à l’avenir
J'ai perdu l'insoucianc Où est mon insolence
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>> No. 424580 Anonymous
26th February 2019
Tuesday 11:33 pm
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You're just wildly swinging now.
>> No. 424612 Anonymous
27th February 2019
Wednesday 7:08 pm
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>My political outgroup are all evil people that revel in the suffering of people they have Othered or unpersoned and use it entirely to empower themselves on the back of their supporters who are all dumb for believing in them and their crude generalizations
>The NPC meme is ironic because people using it are repeating it mindlessly in order to accuse their opponents of mindlessly repeating talking points.

Imagine being sentient enough to notice the latter but lack enough self-awareness to see any issue in the former.

I love how you accuse OP of buying into 3 random theories that exist within various degrees of kookery because they sometimes fall on the same side of the single dimension.

When someone's that high on political Kool-Aid what happens when they see the other end of it? Is partisanship strong enough to overcome any self-refection, drowning it in loud thoughts of "MY SIDE GOOD, YOUR SIDE BAD" in a two-minute hate in the brain? Or do people exist in strong enough bubbles online that they hardly ever get exposed to opposing viewpoints, to keep up the image they have in their head of French nationalists crying about Obama's FEMA camps because all conspiracy theorists are the same and all right wingers are conspiracy theorists? Did I load the fuck out of those questions?

Also, LOL at your whiggery to dismiss ideas that are considered anathema now but weren't considered so within living memory.

(A good day to you Sir!)
>> No. 424616 Anonymous
27th February 2019
Wednesday 8:15 pm
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This whole thread should have been nuked from the start.
>> No. 424617 Anonymous
27th February 2019
Wednesday 8:42 pm
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Why? It's a nice song, pasta notwithstanding.
>> No. 424620 Anonymous
27th February 2019
Wednesday 10:22 pm
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If you don't know then you haven't been here long.

>> No. 418566 Anonymous
8th July 2018
Sunday 11:58 am
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Lads, I've been having a think. How much do you plan your life? As in:-

• "I want to live in a nice house in that lovely village I always pass through. Here's how I'm going to achieve it."
• "The ultimate aim in my career is to be doing x.
• "I want to retire by the time I'm 60. I'm going to put away x amount of money every month to try and achieve this."
• "By the time I'm 40 I'd like to have traveled to the Azores, Japan, New Zealand and the Galapagos islands."
• "I want to learn a new language in the next two years."
• "This summer I'm going to walk the Three Peaks, go white water rafting and start training for my first 10k."

You get the idea. I have a milestone birthday later this month and, whilst my life isn't without direction, I could probably do with some more concrete end goals and how these are to be achieved.
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>> No. 424525 Anonymous
26th February 2019
Tuesday 12:58 pm
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Has anyone here tried YNAB? It sounds interesting but I'm put off somewhat by the monthly fee and its functionality being aimed primarily at North Americans.

>> No. 424526 Anonymous
26th February 2019
Tuesday 1:38 pm
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I bought YNAB 4 on Steam, and I see it's no longer available. Back then it was just software you paid once for. I had no idea that it had switched to a subscription-based service. That's awful. You have to budget for your budgeting software?

Anyway, YNAB 4 worked fine for me. You don't even need the software, because YNAB is a method composed of simple rules:
1. Give Every Dollar a Job (i.e. categorise all your money each month, you don't have any 'spare' cash, and if you do, you put it in a specific 'spare' category)
2. Save for a Rainy Day (i.e. set up categories for any emergencies and allocate savings for them so you aren't taken by surprise when the worst happens)
3. Roll with the Punches (i.e. if you overspend in one category, no worries, next month just increase your budget for that category)
4. Live on Last Month's Income (i.e. if you can pay this month's bills with the money you made last month, you don't need to worry about money any more).
>> No. 424562 Anonymous
26th February 2019
Tuesday 7:16 pm
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They claim that you will save far more than the subscription cost. Its main selling points seem to be that it can integrate with US bank accounts to breakdown and analyse your spending and also it can be used to set and measure progress towards financial goals.

I've been spending a fair bit of time on r/UKPersonalFinance after seeing it mentioned on here a few time; the key things I've gleaned from it are get some form of budgeting software, change jobs every 3-5 years if your salary is falling below the market rate and to invest any money you can tie away into index trackers to benefit from compound growth.
>> No. 424568 Anonymous
26th February 2019
Tuesday 9:00 pm
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The American functionality absolutely ruined it in my opinion.
>> No. 424569 Anonymous
26th February 2019
Tuesday 9:12 pm
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It is very good indeed. Use it and pay for it.

>> No. 424073 Anonymous
7th February 2019
Thursday 12:55 pm
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Poland strong we going to steal your job and you going to live on benefit chack mate john pauhl 2 win again

(A good day to you Sir!)
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>> No. 424079 Anonymous
7th February 2019
Thursday 3:43 pm
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Looks like a win-win to me as long as they aren't buggered hard by the DWP.
>> No. 424080 Anonymous
7th February 2019
Thursday 3:45 pm
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I was a Citizens Advice today and about two thirds of the people there were Poles, so I'm doubtful of this claim.
>> No. 424081 Anonymous
7th February 2019
Thursday 4:01 pm
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OP lubi dawać zardzewiałe puzony.
>> No. 424082 Anonymous
8th February 2019
Friday 4:35 am
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Бля, польша на хуй. Вы позор славян.
>> No. 424083 Anonymous
8th February 2019
Friday 12:29 pm
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Chwalebna Polska będzie rządzić światem.

>> No. 423941 Anonymous
31st January 2019
Thursday 6:55 pm
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I really didn't want to make a new thread for this but I wanted to tell


that Youglish is good, and the thread's locked.

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>> No. 423942 Anonymous
31st January 2019
Thursday 6:57 pm
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Could have probably posted it in the Vimpto thread, to be fair.
>> No. 423983 Anonymous
3rd February 2019
Sunday 6:09 pm
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I clicked British English, and only about two thirds were actually British. There's a few Australians, several Americans, and one Chinese lady.
>> No. 423984 Anonymous
3rd February 2019
Sunday 7:33 pm
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There's a thing to flag that if you want to complain to someone who can actually do anything about it.

>> No. 423911 Anonymous
29th January 2019
Tuesday 3:46 pm
423911 Name of the song?

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>> No. 423937 Anonymous
31st January 2019
Thursday 12:11 pm
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wow, it's actually true.

the UK are deciding next Friday.
>> No. 423938 Anonymous
31st January 2019
Thursday 12:21 pm
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so the fuck what?
>> No. 423939 Anonymous
31st January 2019
Thursday 6:48 pm
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I guess that he got memed into that position so we're going to have to get Rick Astley to compete with him. I really don't care about memes though.
>> No. 423949 Anonymous
1st February 2019
Friday 5:51 pm
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Not even joking, I'm going to puy a tenner on Darude to win it.
>> No. 423950 Anonymous
1st February 2019
Friday 8:54 pm
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>According to the Metro, the DJ - real name Ville Virtanen

Not really related to the subject at hand, but I saw fellow Finn Ville Vallo once. My mate and I were on the way to a dance club, and unbeknownst to us, that club was booked for the after show party of the H.I.M. concert that had just finished nearby that night. The only way in was with one of those plastic wrist bands, which had been passed out to all the people with backstage passes at the concert. A fact that we only realised when we got to the front of the queue and were asked why we weren't wearing our wrist bands. We did get a close look at Ville Vallo though, because right when the bouncers were telling us to get lost, a black van pulled up right in front of the venue and out came Ville Vallo, wearing a frilled blouse, a billowing black and marple leather trenchcoat, and jackboots. A sight to behold. He really looked like the devil himself. He said "Good evening, gentlemen" to the bouncers, in a noticeable but not too heavy Finnish accent, and then disappeared into the club together with his two bodyguards.

>> No. 421445 Anonymous
30th October 2018
Tuesday 8:25 pm
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Hello I got redirected from Russian board to here.
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>> No. 422825 Anonymous
11th December 2018
Tuesday 2:03 pm
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In Russian, the country is called Германия, but its citizens are called немцы. Германцы, on the other hand, refers to Germanic tribes.
>> No. 422827 Anonymous
12th December 2018
Wednesday 1:02 am
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Жуст ми? Хау дысаппойнтинг...

майт аз велл вен - cпурдо спадре ЕбИН хД
>> No. 423644 Anonymous
17th January 2019
Thursday 1:44 pm
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оу. этот тред еще жив.
Привет Вам из Киева.

omg. This thread is still alive.
Greetings from Kiev.
>> No. 423654 Anonymous
17th January 2019
Thursday 9:10 pm
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Київa, конечно? КАТЦАП ОБНАРУЖИЛ))))))))))))
>> No. 423659 Anonymous
17th January 2019
Thursday 10:41 pm
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Ah damnit, I forgot to use the accusative case. I really am terrible at languages.

>> No. 423282 Anonymous
31st December 2018
Monday 8:52 pm
423282 New Year New Thread
Happy New Year lads. You got anything going on? Any resolutions you want to share?

This year I'm doing my annual tradition of foregoing the parties to stay in being a complete manchild. Made dinner with the Aquabats blaring and later on I'm going to watch some anime. All while getting pissed and seeing if the phone I ordered is actually going to be delivered today like the UPS website suggests.

My resolution this year is to budget responsibly which I've already been making cracking progress on these past couple of months. I've set up a little tally with budgeted amounts a little in excess so each category builds a nest egg for months I overspend. Things are looking good so long as I keep it up.
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>> No. 423611 Anonymous
16th January 2019
Wednesday 12:20 pm
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Did they teach you how to catch them though? You can hardly expect to skin them if you can't catch them.
>> No. 423612 Anonymous
16th January 2019
Wednesday 12:47 pm
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Not him but they never taught me anything remotely useful in cubs. I got hit by a firework the leader bloke set up wrong and got a cool scar on my arm, though.

Never bothered with scouts but I think they taught how to trap.

It's not hard to catch a rabbit, mind. You can basically shout at one until it dies of shock.
>> No. 423613 Anonymous
16th January 2019
Wednesday 12:52 pm
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It depends entirely on the group; there's a lot of pot luck. My son went to Scouts last night and he did ironing, cooking and washing up. Then again, they have done things like potholing, rock climbing and steering a narrow boat so it's swings and roundabouts.
>> No. 423632 Anonymous
17th January 2019
Thursday 11:15 am
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No, original poster here.
One of the leaders turned up with a dead rabbit. Don't know how he got it. The only thing that I actually learned from the shouting movement was how to masturbate and put up a tent.
>> No. 423637 Anonymous
17th January 2019
Thursday 12:21 pm
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I don't really have problems with reconciling my or whoever else's place in the world. More so if it's war, of which my granddad told never to glorify one unless there's profit to be made.
I just feel inadequate, incompetent and infantile, and probably am.
Possibly lack of self-love and low levels of self-respect and that I was never taught about these things.

>> No. 423571 Anonymous
14th January 2019
Monday 9:18 pm
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What's the best ~40" TV I can buy with a budget of up to £400? I was thinking of something like this, although I have a Samsung at the moment and there's been the odd niggle.



Are TVs similar to smartphones these days, as in it's much of a muchness between them all?
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>> No. 423579 Anonymous
14th January 2019
Monday 10:34 pm
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> They all have pretty poor speakers because they're so thin, so I'd strongly recommend budgeting for a soundbar, preferably with a subwoofer.

This is almost never a bad idea, even with TVs from the big and trusted brand names. But to get the most out of your TV, especially in the livingroom, your best bet still is probably connecting it to your home hi-fi system. It will save you the expense of a sound bar in any case. Then again, if you live in a block of flats or even a terrace, watching an action film via a set of full size hi-fi speakers late at night could annoy your neighbours.

You could indeed get better sound out of even the most basic CRT television sets back in the day, usually because the TV's whole case was your resonance chamber. This meant that even a set of very budget 4'' drivers could deliver full and rich sound.
>> No. 423589 Anonymous
15th January 2019
Tuesday 6:14 am
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Proper hi-fi speakers are a better choice in terms of fidelity, but they're more expensive unless you go second-hand and they're a bit messy and fiddly compared to a soundbar. They can also be a bit phlegmatic to fit in smaller rooms, especially if you're planning on wall-mounting the TV. I have an ageing set of PMC speakers and a Yamaha receiver that I'm very happy with, but most people aren't willing to have a load of boxes and wires cluttering up their lounge.
>> No. 423606 Anonymous
15th January 2019
Tuesday 8:40 pm
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>Proper hi-fi speakers are a better choice in terms of fidelity, but they're more expensive unless you go second-hand and they're a bit messy and fiddly compared to a soundbar.

You can get very decent quality these days from a set of used hi-fi speakers for quite little money. On the mechanical side of speaker design, the technological advances the last 10 to 15 years really weren't that fundamental anymore, and a decent pair from the mid-2000s will not sound considerably worse than what you can buy today.

A lot depends nowadays on good DSP inside your amplifier. But even a noteworthy brand name ampflifier from 10-15 years ago, with DSP, can be had for a song today. If you can do without wi-fi access on your amp, a mid-2000s Yamaha, Harman Kardon or even an Onkyo amp will be cheap as chips.

Personally I'd always go that route. Sound bars are convenient and all, but they simply won't give you the richness of an all out hi-fi sound system.
>> No. 423779 Anonymous
23rd January 2019
Wednesday 1:32 pm
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Which one would you choose out of these two:-



I'm tempted towards the cheaper one as it has 'motion processing' and greater energy efficiency. The slightly more expensive one has more 'brightness' and will apparently have voice activation by a later update, which I'd take as not happening if it's not there already.

Polite sage because I meant to make this thread on /g/ and I've only just realised I didn't when trying to look for it again.
>> No. 423785 Anonymous
23rd January 2019
Wednesday 5:55 pm
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The lower energy efficiency of the a6200 is a direct result of the higher maximum brightness. The difference in brightness is only 50 nits, but that could be significant if your living room has a lot of daylight. If you've noticed that your current TV sometimes looks dim and washed-out during the day, go for the a6200. If not, it's a question of whether you're willing to pay 10% extra for very slightly better picture quality and 5GHz WiFi. Otherwise, the two TVs are basically identical - same chassis, same ports, same electronics.

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