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>> No. 430053 Anonymous
31st August 2019
Saturday 8:53 am
/b/430053 Literal "what are you feeling right now" thread
Shamelessly stealing the very excellent idea from >>/101/28964

Here is a place to post utterly inane observations about your current state of being.

---Start---

I like birds but starlings are a massive noisy pain in the arse.
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>> No. 430477 Anonymous
13th September 2019
Friday 1:53 pm
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This is some CKII Zoroastrian shit ITT.
>> No. 430490 Anonymous
13th September 2019
Friday 11:53 pm
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>>430408
Fair enough. I'm not even sure if I would want to meet the guy by this point.


>>430440
>>430418
Well, this has been a whole thing. My parents never explicitly told me I was the child of a donor, but I figured it out eventually. I am a bit of a spergic cunt with no idea how to act normally, and it was somewhat exaggerated during my teen years; it really shit my dad up that I went ahead and requested the info without consulting him, but I felt like it was my right to know. Family has never been even remotely important to me, but I feel it could be catastrophic in families with a strong bond.

>>430451
As I said yesterday, you don't have to look that similar to look similar enough.



Genetics is a complex thing, though. I don't really think I look like anyone on my mum's side, but my grandfather died in 1985, and both my grandmother and grandfather's individual parents (I'm not sure how to word this without it sounding like they shared parents; they did not) died when they were young, so there are few, if any pictures of any of my direct male lineage.
>> No. 430493 Anonymous
14th September 2019
Saturday 11:37 am
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>>430490

>I am a bit of a spergic cunt with no idea how to act normally


With future designer babies, that shouldn't happen anymore.
>> No. 430494 Anonymous
14th September 2019
Saturday 1:42 pm
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>>430493
Thank fuck. The world doesn't need any more wastes of resources like me.
>> No. 430495 Anonymous
14th September 2019
Saturday 3:29 pm
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>>430494

That's the spirit.

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>> ID: b90f68 No. 15036 Anonymous
14th September 2019
Saturday 12:10 am

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That manner of posting is rightly unnacceptable, but you modsods better not have given him one of your piss-takingly long bans, by which I mean anything over an hour.
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>> ID: cad645 No. 15037 Anonymous
14th September 2019
Saturday 10:08 am

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Posting like that directly affects all other readers, and breeds further disease.

Personally they should be banned for as long as it takes a person to learn how to write. Two years?

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>> No. 19143 Anonymous
29th April 2019
Monday 10:14 pm
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Rape victims among those to be asked to hand phones to police

Victims of crimes, including those alleging rape, are to be asked to hand their phones over to police - or risk prosecutions not going ahead.

Consent forms asking for permission to access information including emails, messages and photographs have been rolled out in England and Wales. It comes after a number of rape and serious sexual assault cases collapsed when crucial evidence emerged.

Victim Support said the move could stop victims coming forward. But police and prosecutors say the forms can plug a gap in the law which says complainants and witnesses cannot be forced to disclose relevant content from phones, laptops, tablets or smart watches.

Director of Public Prosecutions Max Hill said such digital information would only be looked at where it forms a "reasonable" line of inquiry, with material going before a court only if it meets stringent rules.


https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-48086244

This seems like a worrying turn of events and the unintended consequence of the political pressure to increase the number of rape convictions spearheaded by Alison Saunders.
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>> No. 20173 Anonymous
13th September 2019
Friday 5:28 pm
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>>20172
http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/1968/60/contents
>> No. 20174 Anonymous
13th September 2019
Friday 5:45 pm
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>>20166

So if a bird sodomises someone with a strap-on, it's not rape? If a bloke bum fucks you, it's not rape?

Blimey, you learn something new every day. I think we need a hashtag to sort this injustice out.
>> No. 20175 Anonymous
13th September 2019
Friday 5:48 pm
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>>20174
Reading comprehension not your strong point, is it?
>> No. 20176 Anonymous
13th September 2019
Friday 5:53 pm
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>>20174

>Blimey, you learn something new every day


With the exception of the lads who make all those bold claims in the first place.
>> No. 20177 Anonymous
13th September 2019
Friday 11:32 pm
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>>20175

It should be noted that my post was intended to express shock and surprise, not disagreement or smart-arsery.

>>20176

Not sure what claims you're on about.

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>> No. 64049 R4GE
6th September 2019
Friday 3:06 pm
/iq/64049 GOOD NIGHT SWEET PRINCE
I didn't even know R Kelly was in hospital, but there you go.
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>> No. 64050 Paedofag
6th September 2019
Friday 3:21 pm
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>> No. 64070 Auntiefucker
13th September 2019
Friday 8:37 pm
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>> No. 64071 Ambulancelad
13th September 2019
Friday 9:36 pm
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>> No. 13264 Anonymous
13th September 2019
Friday 1:57 pm
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During my current job and my last job, I've been made to feel like the second choice candidate, despite eventually getting the position.

The first instance, I only heard about them considering another candidate until a couple of months in. They decided on somewhere else shortly after the interview, and I had to re-interview to get in. Tried not to take it personally and all that, it was a big step up for me after all.

This job really took the piss, though. I interviewed for a 100% position, which was eventually split between myself and another person 50%... the other half went to a closely-related family member of one of the interviewers, no less.

They didn't make me interview twice, but the other one ended up taking on the more simple and immediate tasks leaving me in the wind for months about what my job role actually was.

Is there something I'm doing wrong, here? Is it an indication of something? Is it just that hiring is often a process of elimination rather than selection?
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>> No. 13265 Anonymous
13th September 2019
Friday 2:35 pm
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Is there something I'm doing wrong, here?

Nothing I can see, the first story is just the fact of life these people have no prior relationship with you, I'm sure you are lovely but then I'm sure the other 50+ people who applied are lovely too. That's just life you are as mundane as the rest of us

The second is just bullshit nepotism, the last job I interview for it got into a farce by the end because they didn't want to admit I was the better candidate on paper but they wanted to hire someone else because they were the mate of the guy he'd be closely working with presumably because the likes of their bosses boss would be wholly unamused.
>> No. 13266 Anonymous
13th September 2019
Friday 6:54 pm
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For my career break I came second in a job interview. I later learnt that the admin head only wanted to hire women, something I've mentioned on /job/ before, so I lost out to someone who turned out to be useless but possessed a vagina. However, I impressed other people at the interview so that when someone went off on long-term sick I was hired on a temporary contract, which was eventually made permanent.

I'm now in a managerial position so I'm responsible for recruitment in my department. There's been occasions where there's been a dearth of suitable candidates. There's been other occasions where I've had to choose one from a number of strong candidates when any one of them would have absolutely walked it at on a different occasion, some of whom I've contacted when we've had a vacancy at a later date. You can try your absolute best but you can't control who you are up against. That's life.

There's no guarantee that an employer has a decent hiring process. For some reason the recruitment for the graduate scheme at work is done by the admin head and she is as thick as pig shit, which most likely explains why four out of the last five graduates recruited have turned out to be a mistake.

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>> No. 427901 Anonymous
23rd June 2019
Sunday 8:43 pm
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Has anyone ever attempted to make a foodstuff that is 100% useful to your body where none of it will be shat out the other end?
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>> No. 430480 Anonymous
13th September 2019
Friday 3:37 pm
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>>430474
Why are you so obsessed with this? It's like the super dinosaur from Jurassic World 2, just a less efficient way of killing someone than shooting them. You're trying to reinvent the wheel.
>> No. 430481 Anonymous
13th September 2019
Friday 4:30 pm
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>>430480
Think about it, lad. If you shoot someone then people will know about it. If you create biological weapons from the guts of people with autism and release them undetected in say, Finland, then you could turn it into a country of barely communicative stunted spergs without anyone being any the wiser.
>> No. 430482 Anonymous
13th September 2019
Friday 4:50 pm
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>>430481
And what are you going to do with it after, turn it into a zombie apocalypse theme park?
>> No. 430483 Anonymous
13th September 2019
Friday 5:06 pm
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>>430481

>people with autism and release them undetected in say, Finland

I was going to post a picture of Pertti Pasanen, but I fear the mods' wrath.
>> No. 430484 Anonymous
13th September 2019
Friday 5:10 pm
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>>430482
Take over the world.

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>> ID: 98ca28 No. 15031 Anonymous
12th September 2019
Thursday 3:11 pm

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/shed/15031 Banner submission thread
Banner submission thread, I'll start.

For /iq/.
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>> ID: 3be52e No. 15032 Anonymous
12th September 2019
Thursday 4:58 pm

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>>15031
Kurskmerk sits unfinished and you think you’re getting a new banner? I envy your optimism.
>> ID: 98ca28 No. 15033 Anonymous
12th September 2019
Thursday 5:04 pm

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Define Kurskmerk
>> ID: d004e2 No. 15034 Anonymous
12th September 2019
Thursday 5:18 pm

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>>15033
It's part of the prophecy that came to one of the (now) mods in a dream.
>> ID: b89000 No. 15035 Anonymous
12th September 2019
Thursday 8:59 pm

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>>15033
It's coming soon

http://britfa.gs/6/

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>> No. 64041 Are Moaty
5th September 2019
Thursday 12:32 pm
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LXxW1d6q_mw
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>> No. 64064 Ambulancelad
12th September 2019
Thursday 2:49 pm
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>>64062

It's not a meme, it's a website.
>> No. 64065 Samefag
12th September 2019
Thursday 4:38 pm
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>>64064
Shouting the name of the website when there's a bit of argy-bargy going on is a meme. A dead one.
>> No. 64066 R4GE
12th September 2019
Thursday 5:49 pm
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>>64065

Whenever people argue about politics or race or the right spanner to use, I scream BRIIIITFAAAAGGSS at them.
>> No. 64067 Crabkiller
12th September 2019
Thursday 6:32 pm
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>>64066
I would kill to be in an environment where people routinely argue about hand tools.
>No no no, lad. That's not Phillips, that's a Pozi, you'll strip it if you keep doing that.
>> No. 64068 Ambulancelad
12th September 2019
Thursday 8:05 pm
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>>64064

Wasn't this Bebo's slogan for a while?

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>> No. 12898 Anonymous
23rd January 2019
Wednesday 3:27 pm
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I haven't had a job since 2005.

R8.
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>> No. 12905 Anonymous
23rd January 2019
Wednesday 4:41 pm
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>>12900

Do some voluntary work or ask at the Jobcentre about work placements. It'll help build your confidence, get you back into the habit of working and you'll get a reference. It shouldn't affect your benefits.

There are loads of local organisations who offer back-to-work support programmes for the long term unemployed. You could do a bit of Googling, or ask at the Jobcentre or Citizens Advice.

You might want to consider your education options. If you don't have many qualifications, taking a vocational course at your local FE college might be a good route back into work. A recent qualification on your CV shows employers that you're actually motivated to get back into work, rather than just applying for stuff because the Jobcentre told you to.

Self-employment is also an option worth considering. You can get free mentoring, a loan to cover your start-up costs and claim the New Enterprise Allowance for the first six months.
>> No. 12906 Anonymous
23rd January 2019
Wednesday 4:50 pm
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If you're disabled/mentally ill there are a lot of services which give advice to people with these conditions looking for work. I used a couple last year, and while they were a bit basic for me (I already had a half decent CV with a fair amount of work experience) I can see it would be useful for those who have less experience.
>> No. 12907 Anonymous
23rd January 2019
Wednesday 5:03 pm
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>>12904
The whole point of work is looking busy rather than actually doing work. Everyone in the finance team at Patisserie Valerie was so good at looking busy rather doing their jobs that they didn't notice there wasn't any money for them to shuffle around and those lovely people at Grant Thornton were so good at pretending to audit that they didn't notice it either.
>> No. 12908 Anonymous
23rd January 2019
Wednesday 8:03 pm
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Offer to do people's gardening, go door to door.

If you can cycle consider deliveroo.

Look on fiverr for things like dog sitting, cat sitting.

Can you play any instruments or know any foreign languages? People are always looking to learn.

These jobs aren't ideal but they're a start.
>> No. 13252 Anonymous
12th September 2019
Thursday 2:06 pm
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>>12905
>ask at the Jobcentre about work placement

fucking don't lad, its slave labour under a different name. volunteer at a charity. alternatively alot of places don't give two shits about employment.

best advice get on the train if you live somewhere that has one. blah blah blah ticket prices its bullshit. any cunt can find a job in london or brighton or birmingham. so do that and commute.

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>> No. 64056 Billbob
11th September 2019
Wednesday 8:46 am
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Never forget.
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>> No. 64057 Ambulancelad
11th September 2019
Wednesday 10:50 am
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What was it? I forgot.
>> No. 64058 Samefag
11th September 2019
Wednesday 10:56 am
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The over compensating is cringe inducing.
>> No. 64059 Billbob
11th September 2019
Wednesday 11:05 am
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>>64058
Well, the Tweet was over seven years ago so don't worry too much.
>> No. 64061 Anonymous
12th September 2019
Thursday 6:53 am
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>>64059

Can't believe it's been over seven years since that slag posted his ridiculous tweet still tickles my nut to this day /iq/ .gs 9.00
>> No. 64063 Auntiefucker
12th September 2019
Thursday 1:17 pm
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>>64059

I'm not but it is like staring at a car accident where someone is looking the wrong way walking into traffic.

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>> No. 84342 Anonymous
14th July 2018
Saturday 11:29 pm
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In a string of texts Griffiths called himself “Daddy”, promised money if he received racy images and described perverted and rough sex he claimed to have had with other women.

The shamed Tory wrote:

• “I’m going to need something filthy to put a smile on my face. I want to see you both naked.”

• “Take off the bra and panties… you’ve got Daddy in such a frenzy.”

• “I’m going to bring you to London and do whatever I want to you.”

• “I’m thinking maybe we need a flat for Daddy’s girls. I’m taken by you both. You girls are spectacular.”

Many more messages go into shocking detail about his liking for certain sexual acts and are too disgusting to print in full.


https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/politics/married-tory-minister-andrew-griffiths-12919581
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>> No. 86701 Anonymous
8th September 2019
Sunday 7:28 pm
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A Conservative MP who sent sexual messages to two barmaids has been cleared of wrongdoing by the parliamentary standards watchdog.

Andrew Griffiths, 48, resigned as small business minister last July after the messages were published in a newspaper. The watchdog said it found no evidence he sent them while he would have been engaged in parliamentary activities. Allegations he breached the House of Commons Code of Conduct were not upheld, it added.


https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-49626762
>> No. 86722 Anonymous
10th September 2019
Tuesday 12:06 am
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Disgraceful. I'll never be voting Tory again after this.
>> No. 86735 Anonymous
10th September 2019
Tuesday 3:13 pm
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It's as though we expect MPs not to be human. Embarrassing, sure, but is it really in the public interest? Perhaps the sexual development our culture is going through might help to address such issues.

>I suppose in your eyes doing those videos for money means that she's asking for it for whatever follows next.
It certianly means they're likely to be receptive to similar offers.
>> No. 86736 Anonymous
10th September 2019
Tuesday 5:37 pm
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>>86735

It all reaks to me of someone trying to make a quick buck by selling out to the papers. They probably could have networked their way into something quite lucrative if they had keeped their mouth shut. Instead they've probably got themselves blacked balled from the biggest opportunity of their life and any others where discretion is expected, but they are probably too stupid to realise it.
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10th September 2019
Tuesday 7:10 pm
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>>86736
Reeks, not reaks. Wreak is a word but not the same one.

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>> No. 28911 Anonymous
9th September 2019
Monday 4:53 am
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Life could be really beautiful, if not for the combination of being coerced into work on the threat of poverty and having little control over what we really do there.

I feel like I've spent most of my life trying to crack this problem, how to live happily when such a system exists, or how to escape it altogether.

My method so far has been to train and educate myself into better, "freer" forms of employment, and it's worked out to some extent. But I still often feel immense money pressures, and an underlying feeling something is deeply wrong. There's a deep sense of insecurity, of running on a treadmill, one that prevents any kind of true happiness or contentedness.

I've read someone here mention the Buddhist "the glass is already broken" type of mindset, and I understand that not all things are perfect and stable, and why this realisation would help. But this aspect of life is entirely artificial, work and resource allocation don't need to take this form. It's an unnecessary kind of suffering. If we do accept suffering and precariousness, surely it should only be the truly necessary and unavoidable?

Anyway, I feel like I've tried multiple avenues to liberate myself. I've been in higher education and training for years, in an attempt to get into tolerable work, especially the kind of thing where I help others ("Find a job you enjoy doing, and you will never have to work a day in your life"). While I'm grateful to have found semi-fulfilling work, I still feel suffocated. I've looked into frugal living and "financial independence"/FIRE. I've even tentatively tried political activism and collective organisation.

These are all ongoing projects, but I suspect the only way to truly get yourself out of the rat race is to either abandon it entirely, or to own enough capital that you have others make your money for you.

I want to open myself up to different methods, though. How have others navigated this problem?

Even on .gs a post will spring up that poses a novel new solution. The lad doing remote tech support, for example. We also seem to have an improbably high number of wealthy lads, here.
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>> No. 28926 Anonymous
9th September 2019
Monday 9:39 pm
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I'm sure you've watched enough Big Clive videos between you to bodge some kind of matter replicator. Once you've done that we're twelve months at most from being post-resource scarcity, the only issue then might be everyone having too many kids, but we should able to get off the planet quicker once the food and fuel issue it sorted. Actually no, we'd still be dependent on fossil fuels so maybe we're still knackered, but you'd have to check with GreenLad about that, I only really know about wild speculation.
>> No. 28927 Anonymous
9th September 2019
Monday 11:53 pm
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>>28926
I suppose it would depend on how energy efficient your matter reassembler is. If you can create structures with more potential energy than your matter machine takes to assemble them, you're sorted.

Sage because this is emo.
>> No. 28928 Anonymous
10th September 2019
Tuesday 12:19 am
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>I want to open myself up to different methods, though. How have others navigated this problem?

The people I work with are pretty decent and my job is interesting, varied and valued. Hard days happen but you laugh it off with your mates which, even as an introvert, might be what you're missing. People are social animals defining themselves by those around them - Alasdair MacIntyre and all that.

I dunno, it looks like everyone has their own answer to this which is fair enough. I'm a lazy bastard so it probably helps that I have the expertise to slack off and still manage a decent enough job with the occasional bout of effort when absolutely necessary.

I've also been doing a fair bit of shagging this year.
>> No. 28929 Anonymous
10th September 2019
Tuesday 6:00 pm
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> Appreciating what is good in your life can help you no matter what your station. But let's say, hypothetically, I'm already a highly emotionally developed (for lack of a better term) person, that I am appreciating what happiness there is in my life, but I'm still both extremely ambitious for myself and angry at the injustices that occur as a result of the current system. What then? What if I really am just searching for pragmatic solutions to a real world problem, and I've got the emotional side more or less sorted?

No idea lad, not going to lie.
Just one thing I've just recalled.
A Russian ex-con told me once. He'd been doing porridge for several years and that made him realise how little a human being actually needed for happiness.
'Tea and some sweets', as he'd put it. And not being bothered.

Sage because I'm not really answering your question.
>> No. 28930 Anonymous
10th September 2019
Tuesday 6:42 pm
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Simple, lad- We just invent a matter reassembler that reaassembles all its matter from the raw material of CO2.

Then we sterilise everyone.

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>> No. 2773 Anonymous
9th September 2019
Monday 3:50 pm
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Can i grow brambles from seed laden fox poo? Grind up some rabit droppings from the same environment as fertaliser and growth medium, and mix it with the assumed nutrient rich fecal matter? I imagine the feeds would be fermented, activated or some shit after going through the foxes
system.
How would i actually do this? How do you go about testing chemical conditions within the soils? How do i know what brambles need?
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>> No. 2774 Anonymous
9th September 2019
Monday 4:18 pm
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How is it that you have more access to fox and rabbit droppings than soil?
>> No. 2775 Anonymous
9th September 2019
Monday 5:11 pm
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My limited understanding is that soil is vastly decomposed matter like leaves, grasses and whatever happens to fall. So it makes sense that you could grow from processed grasses like rabbit droppings, plus the blackberry nutrient and seed that have passed through the fox. It'd be nice to test whether that snapshot of the ecosystem sustains itself.

It's more an introduction to botany and ecology than actually growing, but having blackberries next year would be a welcome result.
>> No. 2776 Anonymous
9th September 2019
Monday 5:23 pm
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I'm still not sure I understand what you actually have in mind.
Rabbit droppings would make a perfectly fine manure if you had some way of gathering them in vast quantities, you're definitely better off just buying some compost or finding the manure of larger herbivores. Not a great idea to trespass on farmland but if there's a stables anywhere near you, the horses will regularly shit on the road and you can gather it up with a bag for free.

Most brambles are very hardy, you'll have noticed they tend to grow all over the place wild, but in their case
>Seed often does not germinate until the second year after shedding. Seeds have a hard seed coat and a chilling requirement to overcome. Plants take three years to flower from seed.
you're not going to get blackberries by next year. Unless you wait until spring and buy a young one. You could buy two and give one rabbit manure to see if it makes any difference to the growth if you're that keen on experimenting.

Don't play about with fox shit though, even if you were to sterilise it, it would smell fucking awful all the time.
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9th September 2019
Monday 7:26 pm
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>> No. 6043 Anonymous
8th September 2019
Sunday 1:49 pm
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Is there any man-grooming technique/product that you were skeptical of, that has made a positive difference to your look?
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>> No. 6050 Anonymous
9th September 2019
Monday 11:19 am
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>>6049

Plastic microbeads are bad, but you can get grainy bits made from apricot stones or rice.
>> No. 6051 Anonymous
9th September 2019
Monday 11:43 am
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>>6050
I'm not rubbing rice on my face. I don't want to turn Chinese.
>> No. 6053 Anonymous
9th September 2019
Monday 3:21 pm
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>>6051
May be a smart move post-no-deal though.
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9th September 2019
Monday 3:43 pm
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Washingup liquid readily cuts through facial grease. Squeeky clean!
>> No. 6055 Anonymous
9th September 2019
Monday 4:27 pm
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You're better off using it as shampoo.

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>> No. 3936 Anonymous
27th October 2016
Thursday 1:45 pm
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Get in here fatlads.

I've made an effort to properly lose weight but have stalled in the last 2 months - and it's starting to creep up. I used to lift weights 3x/week and control the diet, but I can't lift for a while until some medical stuff gets sorted. This has taken a bit of a hit on my progress - or more likely,ive used it an excuse to slack.

What's your story?

P.s. I track calories and weight using my fitness pal.
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>> No. 4842 Anonymous
2nd September 2019
Monday 11:05 am
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>>4836

A lot of what you're saying echoes my own fatlad story.

It took me a long time to realise that I'm just not the type of person who can 'willpower' myself into doing something, and I'm not the sort of person who can do moderation. I can too easily convince myself that the two pizzas tonight will somehow launch me into a new diet tomorrow, and do the same the next day, and the next, etc until I've effectively forgotten that I want to lose weight for another week or so.

The inability to moderate is the easy bit, if you start thinking of food as addiction, which it definitely is for me. You can't just have 'a little bit' of crack, so similarly I stopped allowing myself to have 'just one' bag of crisps or whatever, because it's never, ever just one bag. One cheat is basically failure in my mind and an easy way to convince myself the attempt at a diet is over, and that's not even getting into the actual chemical addictive properties of high carb/fat snack foods.

So my method, as shaky as it was, was to wait for one of those rare moments of actual determined focus on losing weight (I suspect you're in one now too) and jump on it. Try to eat well, 'proper food', but cut out junk entirely. Eat as much as I can for the first week or two, as long as it's whole food, or at least not crisps, sweets, and takeaways. Then as I get used to that, I'd start counting the calories. It's all about getting into a routine, and being honest with yourself that the first couple of weeks will be hell and you'll feel fucking useless and powerless, but you're definitely not. You can definitely eat properly for a day, then two days, then three, then a week, then a month.

I also found improving my mental state and general living helped. Apparently people who exercise regularly crave fewer junk foods, and I find that to be true - even just purposely walking once a day puts me in a fitness mindset and I find it easier to resist my trigger foods. Keeping my house tidy, keeping on top of errands and chores, these were all things I wasn't doing while sitting on my arse eating 5000 calories so when I started doing them, my whole mindset slowly and subtley changed. I felt less like a piece of shit who deserved to wallow, and more like a normal person who happened to have put on a load of weight, and I think, even just typing it now, I realise that's the key to it for me. Whenever I've felt worthless, useless, pointless, it's oh so easy to allow yourself to abuse your body, because why the fuck not?

I'm sorry for the rambling, but I know exactly where you're coming from. My only practical advice would be to take one day at a time, and try to think about what might actually make you accountable. For me it was simply proving that I could fight my own shitty brain, it might be something else for you, but like the otherlad says, long term thinking is needed.
>> No. 4843 Anonymous
2nd September 2019
Monday 1:17 pm
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>>4842
> Keeping my house tidy, keeping on top of errands and chores, these were all things I wasn't doing while sitting on my arse eating 5000 calories so when I started doing them, my whole mindset slowly and subtley changed.

This worked for me too somehow, despite for a bit different situation.
Regarding being a lard arse back in the day, I did will-power myself out of it. Mostly by cutting out junk food entirely, my only sort of exercise at that time was walking.
Sage because I didn't have a BMI of 39, so can't really advise you in any way, mate.
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8th September 2019
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>wait for one of those rare moments of actual determined focus on losing weight

Unfortunately I can never make it past the two week mark. I think that's the point where you can really keep the habit up, but I always slip after a few days. I think that's the worst thing - I spend hours a day intensely hating myself for how much of a disgusting fat cunt I let myself once again become, but somehow cannot channel that into, well, losing weight.
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8th September 2019
Sunday 2:50 pm
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>>4844

Different lad here, feel a bit apprehensive giving this advice as I'm not sure it's the right thing, but when I need to focus on a goal I often set my environment up so that the only real outlet I have is working towards that end.

When I noticed computer games were becoming a timesink from real life activities, I sold my consoles. When I realised I'd get drunk on my own as a way to cope with anxiety, I stopped buying alcohol to keep in the house. When I noticed I was getting frustrated and developing nervous tics, I placed trainers and kit next to the door so I could go to the gym immediately.

Don't know how well this would work for your compliance problem, but I think there's a lot to be said for structuring your choices in such a way that you have only a few good options.
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8th September 2019
Sunday 10:46 pm
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>>4844

Do you think you could set yourself a challenge of sorts? Like, go veggie for a month, or something like that. Changing your diet, but also deciding to just try to eat differently than you usually do, not necessarily better than you usually do, just different - might be enough to trick yourself into getting into a new habit?

I realise it's hard, but the more you resign yourself to never being able to hack it, you truly never will. You've done it before, you objectively can do it again.

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>> No. 84895 Anonymous
9th February 2019
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Jimmy Saville: My new Brexit party stands ready to defend democracy

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/politics/2019/02/08/new-brexit-party-stands-ready-defend-democracy/

'Thousands of Tory party members' to defect to Jimmy Saville's Brexit Party as it gets official approval

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/politics/2019/02/08/thousands-tory-party-members-defect-Jimmy-Savilles-brexit-party/

Rebel Labour MPs set to quit party and form centre group

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2019/feb/02/rebel-labour-mps-set-to-quit-party-and-form-centre-group
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>> No. 86684 Anonymous
7th September 2019
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>>86683
Good on her.
>> No. 86686 Anonymous
7th September 2019
Saturday 10:33 pm
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Yet another Tigger joins the Lib Dems. Angela Smith has made the jump. No, me neither.
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7th September 2019
Saturday 10:38 pm
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>>86686
Are there any left?
>> No. 86688 Anonymous
7th September 2019
Saturday 11:03 pm
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>>86687
I think there are three or four Tiggers and about five of The Independents.
>> No. 86689 Anonymous
7th September 2019
Saturday 11:12 pm
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>>86688
They're down to five. I can only assume that they've got a whole bunch of photos of various combinations of members so they can put one on the front page every time someone leaves.

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>> No. 12143 Anonymous
28th August 2019
Wednesday 10:13 pm
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Evening, /beat/. We're going to play a little game.

This is how it works: Someone posts a song. The other two of us reply with a song that we think they'll like based on that track and [optional] also post another song for others to respond to.
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>> No. 12157 Anonymous
7th September 2019
Saturday 1:40 pm
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>>12155
I think you would like:

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I would like something like:

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>> No. 12158 Anonymous
7th September 2019
Saturday 2:32 pm
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>>12157
I think you would like:


I would like something like:

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7th September 2019
Saturday 6:16 pm
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Anyone know songs with female vocals like this? ANY EGGERS?


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7th September 2019
Saturday 9:47 pm
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>>12157
I heard something that sounded very similar vocally on 6 Music a week or two ago, but I can't remember what.

Anyway, here's Avant Gardener by Courtney Barnett:

https://youtu.be/bcnIhzaDTd0

>>12158
Any excuse to recommend Starcadian.

https://youtu.be/7-KlLriSLRs

>12159
Try Digital Versicolor by Glass Candy.

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7th September 2019
Saturday 10:48 pm
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>>12159


That's the only songs of theirs I know, but maybe some of their other stuff is more upbeat.

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>> No. 5566 Anonymous
7th September 2019
Saturday 3:25 pm
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I need to do some reproductions of some religious artwork for someone, but all they have is poor quality home inkjet printer versions, they'll look rubbish when I blow them up.

Does anyone have any clue who painted these images and perhaps where I might be able to find some hi-res copies? I'm really struggling.
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>> No. 5569 Anonymous
7th September 2019
Saturday 4:15 pm
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As far as I can tell, the first one at least was produced for Fratelli Bonella which is a publisher of religious art based in Milan. They could also just be one of the thousands of people selling shitty prints.
I had quite a thorough look for it and all I've learned is that Catholics do not give a fuck about crediting their artists. Maybe it's idolatry.
In your shoes I'd just look for the highest resolution images I can on google (or take some better photos of the ones you have), blow them up in photoshop, apply some filters to make them look roughly like they were painted at that resolution then get them printed somewhere decent.
>> No. 5570 Anonymous
7th September 2019
Saturday 6:27 pm
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What's the budget for the project? The lads in Dafen Village will paint you a reproduction in oils for about £50.

https://www.dafenvillageonline.com/
>> No. 5571 Anonymous
7th September 2019
Saturday 6:31 pm
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>>5570
Seems like a waste if they'll do a reproduction of the Mona Lisa for the same price.
>> No. 5572 Anonymous
7th September 2019
Saturday 10:33 pm
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>>5571
I think the Mona Lisa is over hyped. Don't get me wrong it is fine, but a portrait of a woman with unnaturally smooth skin and body shape and flat hair has always seemed unremarkable to me outside of historical context, even compared to painters of a relatively similar period.

I'd much rather comission a copy of Vigo the Carpathian myself.
>> No. 5573 Anonymous
7th September 2019
Saturday 10:36 pm
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>>5572
Seems like a waste if they'll do a reproduction of the Vigo the Carpathian for the same price.

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>> No. 8707 Anonymous
27th October 2014
Monday 6:03 pm
/beat/8707 Cover songs
The Pet Shop Boys' Always On My Mind has been voted the top cover version of all time in a BBC Music vote.

The song, written by John Christopher, Mark James and Wayne Carson, was first made famous by Brenda Lee and Elvis Presley in 1972.

Johnny Cash's cover of Nine Inch Nails' Hurt came in second place, followed by The Stranglers' version of Dionne Warwick's Walk On By. Jimi Hendrix's take on Bob Dylan's All Along The Watchtower came fourth. Jeff Buckley's cover of Leonard Cohen's classic Hallelujah completed the top five.


http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-29791820

Not keen on that version of Walk On By but I like the rest. I reckon I'd have to have a good think about my favourite covers and I'm sure I'd still forget some.
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14th June 2019
Friday 11:36 am
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>> No. 11928 Anonymous
15th June 2019
Saturday 12:27 pm
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Adam Sky Vs Mark Stewart - We Are All Prostitutes

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15th July 2019
Monday 7:04 pm
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17th August 2019
Saturday 6:21 pm
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>> No. 12161 Anonymous
7th September 2019
Saturday 10:32 pm
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Because I'm still 13.


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

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7th September 2019
Saturday 7:26 pm
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>> No. 64052 Auntiefucker
7th September 2019
Saturday 7:31 pm
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>> No. 64053 Samefag
7th September 2019
Saturday 7:33 pm
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>>64051
His wife must be delighted though.
>> No. 64054 Are Moaty
7th September 2019
Saturday 7:58 pm
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Honestly, that sounds like a pretty metal way of having your ashes scattered. I'm surprised that there isn't a formal programme in the United States for this that cuts out the middle man.

I'll say right now that if the Royal Navy fancies testing Trident then they can strap my dead body to missile. Use the 6k to sail out a few loved ones to watch the fireworks.

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