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>> No. 19943 Anonymous
10th August 2019
Saturday 3:05 pm
How is it possible to hang yourself while on suicide watch? Are we being told the full story?
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>> No. 20656 Anonymous
16th November 2019
Saturday 11:15 pm
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>> No. 20657 Anonymous
17th November 2019
Sunday 11:34 am
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Have you ever seen old people? They all have weird fat ears.
Everyone's ears actually carry on growing bigger through their entire life, which would probably explain what people think they are seeing.
>> No. 20748 Anonymous
14th December 2019
Saturday 12:44 am
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>> No. 20874 Anonymous
7th January 2020
Tuesday 10:33 pm
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>> No. 20875 Anonymous
7th January 2020
Tuesday 11:43 pm
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>investigates high-profile deaths on a long-running television series and was hired by Epstein’s brother, Mark

So now he's being paid to say more than he was prepared to say contemporaneously?


>> ID: c498ae No. 15223 Anonymous
7th January 2020
Tuesday 6:02 pm

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Any particular reason the naked philanthropist thread was deleted from /x/?
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>> ID: a17965 No. 15236 Anonymous
7th January 2020
Tuesday 7:53 pm

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That isn't a counter argument unless you consider "no it isn't" to be one.

This is someone performing a transaction with people they have never met. It isn't revenge porn anymore than sharing copyrighted porn owned by a company is revenge porn.
>> ID: ec74d0 No. 15237 Anonymous
7th January 2020
Tuesday 8:55 pm

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When I did "you show me yours I'll show you mine" on snapchat with your mum it was someone performing a transaction with someone they've never met but it would still be revenge porn if I posted the screenshots.
>> ID: c498ae No. 15238 Anonymous
7th January 2020
Tuesday 9:35 pm

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Go on, lad. Cavort with Madame Palm and her five lovely daughters.
>> ID: cad645 No. 15239 Anonymous
7th January 2020
Tuesday 10:29 pm

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Guess what though, if you posted a thread with links to torrents for Star Wars films, we'd delete that too.
>> ID: 09908d No. 15240 Anonymous
7th January 2020
Tuesday 10:45 pm

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mods = boring sods

>> ID: c498ae No. 15222 Anonymous
7th January 2020
Tuesday 5:50 pm

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>> ID: d004e2 No. 15225 Anonymous
7th January 2020
Tuesday 6:28 pm

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Oh well done! I doubt it but will have a look.


>> No. 88855 Anonymous
6th January 2020
Monday 6:00 pm
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Ricky G took a slash in the vegan soup at the golden globes last night.

References to save you a google.
Felicity Huffman - did 12 days in jail for paying someone to take exams for her daughter. Was in Desperate Housewives.
Ronan Farrow - wrote articles for The New Yorker that were important in the eventual exposure of Harvey Weinstein.
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>> No. 88859 Anonymous
6th January 2020
Monday 6:20 pm
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I've never been one to care where things get posted but how is this /pol/?
>> No. 88860 Anonymous
6th January 2020
Monday 6:22 pm
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"HE SAYS IT LIKE IT IS!" is the cornerstone of modern politics.

I dunno, people keep posting /v/ threads on /iq/ instead so everything has gone all topsy-turvy.
>> No. 88868 Anonymous
6th January 2020
Monday 10:41 pm
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This is as /v/ as it gets. He put the screen actors guild on blast, but otherwise it was just really witty.
>> No. 88871 Anonymous
7th January 2020
Tuesday 2:45 am
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Was it funny? No, but I agreed the fuck out of it.
>> No. 88878 Anonymous
7th January 2020
Tuesday 5:51 pm
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I don't think it was meant to be funny, it felt quite fucking vitriolic to be quite honest with you.

Regardless, OP probably posted it in /pol/ here because it was all over /pol/ on the other place for the last few days and he felt like fitting in.


>> No. 2778 Anonymous
2nd December 2019
Monday 12:22 pm
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Does anybody know who this sexy creature is? At first i thought it novel to watch the progress of a spider egg sac on my bathroom window, but now there are two of them and i don't particularly like the idea of being overrun by 500 tiny spiders. I was bitten 3 times by a false widow over the summer.
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>> No. 2787 Anonymous
7th January 2020
Tuesday 2:25 pm
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I'll get a belljar soon to help protect any future displays from dust and prospective occupants.
>> No. 2788 Anonymous
7th January 2020
Tuesday 2:38 pm
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Are you a serial killer? Because your windowsill makes you look like a serial killer.
>> No. 2789 Anonymous
7th January 2020
Tuesday 2:59 pm
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How does your moss stay so fresh? I would assume it would die. Also have you thought about investing in a plant pot?
>> No. 2790 Anonymous
7th January 2020
Tuesday 3:17 pm
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I thought the same, so i put it in my bathroom which is often steamy and fairly moist with condensation from the window - It's been going since last autumn i think. It's a shame to have removed it but i don't really want that many grubs in my house.

Pictured gave me the idea - though i'm now wondering if it would become likewise infested.

They were dead when i found them.
>> No. 2791 Anonymous
7th January 2020
Tuesday 5:21 pm
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I suspect moss mats are probably deeply impractical in reality, highly slimy and your feet end up dirtier than when you started. I think it is one of those ideas that people buy because of the romance of it but turns out to be in reality awful.


>> No. 64589 R4GE
2nd January 2020
Thursday 9:35 pm
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I think they're just making up labels and acronyms by this point.
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>> No. 64644 Crabkiller
7th January 2020
Tuesday 2:53 pm
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When I was young people identified, and sub categorised themselves by what music they liked and what drugs they took, and it was all deadly serious.

All evidence points to this being the exact same bollocks to me. Society has taught them that the hetronormative status quo is awful just for existing and being something else is special and fighting a cause, and if there is one thing young people have always loved it is rebelling against the status quo and being special. If I was young I might decide the fact that you can identify who I am just by looking at me might be a problem too. Of course the more someone is dismissive the way I am being the more they will double down. The beauty of most of these genders of course is it requires no effort on your part to be one and a huge amount of accommodating on other peoples part to not be triggering.

Remember when politics wasn't an absurd false dilemma between either Trump or hating that you were born normal. I miss that.

I always knew post recession there would a rise in the extremes I just never expected how alienated I would be from the left.
>> No. 64645 Are Moaty
7th January 2020
Tuesday 3:06 pm
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I'm glad i'm not the only one who thinks this. What we need is a label.
>> No. 64646 Moralfag
7th January 2020
Tuesday 4:06 pm
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No mater what label you pick it will be co-opted. 'Alt-right', started as a middle ground group of people who weren't sold on the new left social theories, and very quickly it was tore apart from both sides from nazis rebranding themselves as alt right, and from online think pieces saying it was all just phlegmatic dog whistling for nazis.

Also creating new lables appears to be the bloody problem here.
>> No. 64647 Anonymous
7th January 2020
Tuesday 4:14 pm
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What if you made a label for someone else then co-opt it yourself?
>> No. 64648 Ambulancelad
7th January 2020
Tuesday 4:52 pm
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Isn't that what the gays did with fag?


>> No. 88122 Anonymous
12th December 2019
Thursday 10:01 pm
/pol/88122 2019 results thread
CON 368 (MAJ 86)
LAB 191
SNP 55
LD 13
OTH 23

Well fuck.
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>> No. 88677 Anonymous
18th December 2019
Wednesday 1:27 pm
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The graph doesn't show that at all. Where did you learn to infer causality, The Room?
>> No. 88679 Anonymous
18th December 2019
Wednesday 2:11 pm
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If you have to dump a load of charts, open up Paint and stick them into one image or something, you big git.
>> No. 88680 Anonymous
18th December 2019
Wednesday 2:29 pm
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Classic trifle fan detected.
>> No. 88684 Anonymous
18th December 2019
Wednesday 2:48 pm
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Not him, but don't you fucking dare diss trifle.
>> No. 88877 Anonymous
7th January 2020
Tuesday 1:16 pm
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Trifle is awesome. It's the lasagne of desserts


>> No. 5883 Anonymous
6th April 2011
Wednesday 5:52 pm
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Why do a lot of people seem to rave about Nando's?

My friends think I'm a freak because I very rarely eat Subway or Nando's; as far I can tell it's just, not especially good quality, grilled chicken that has been marinated in peri-peri sauce. Am I missing something here?
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>> No. 13172 Anonymous
5th January 2020
Sunday 3:43 am
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I thought the fact Holland and Barretts' comes in the same pack size might mean it's the same somehow but I've never tried it.
>> No. 13173 Anonymous
5th January 2020
Sunday 10:09 am
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I'd say Linda McCartney burgers edge Iceland burgers; the last time I went to a barbecue they only had cheap meat burgers so the Linda McCartney ones were actually nicer to eat. Not burgers, but I got a couple of Oumph! products yesterday so I'll see what they're like.

For whatever reason most other dried soya mince I've tried ends up too chewy and rubbery.
>> No. 13174 Anonymous
5th January 2020
Sunday 10:37 am
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I'll never forgive her for what she did to Paul. And for all I know there's probably bits of her old leg in there.
>> No. 13175 Anonymous
5th January 2020
Sunday 11:34 am
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That's Heather Mills.
>> No. 13176 Anonymous
7th January 2020
Tuesday 7:09 am
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It’s fine if a little dry, though the sauce makes up for it. The batter pulls most of the weight as expected. Perfectly inoffensive but nothing to write home about, basically.


>> No. 2625 Anonymous
5th January 2020
Sunday 7:14 pm
/uhu/2625 Getting ropes up trees
I've been doing a bit of hedge maintenance - chopping down the 25 feet or so that's grown out of the top of my 8 foot hedge. Managed 40 foot or so today, got about the same again to do next weekend - the overhead power line in the pic stopped play, as the wind wants to push the trees that way, and next door will be miffed if I cut their power.
So - how can I get a rope high up in the tree, so I can pull it in the right direction when it falls? (cutting a wedge into the tree does fuck all, if there's wind).
I've tried lobbing a weighted line up, but can't get through the branches, got to love leylandii. Is there some kind of stick contraption that will let me lock a rope around the tree and tie it off? I need to get the line higher than I can reach from the top of the ladder, probably aout 25-30 feet to be confident that the tree's coming down where I want (they're quite heavy, and have quite a lot of wind loading).
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>> No. 2630 Anonymous
6th January 2020
Monday 8:29 am
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Hmm, looks like someone's solved it. Now, how much do I really want to avoid dicking about with poles and weight bags?
>> No. 2631 Anonymous
6th January 2020
Monday 2:22 pm
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Really like the look of your tree trimming ladders.
>> No. 2632 Anonymous
6th January 2020
Monday 3:39 pm
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>>2631 after years of wobbling around, I finally bought an orchard ladder. It's brilliant, weighs nothing and is absurdly stable in a way that a regular ladder can never be. The third leg is length adjustable, or you can just lean it against stuff. Best ladder ever, tempted to buy a taller one as well, but the prices get high above 3m.

t. big ladder..
>> No. 2633 Anonymous
6th January 2020
Monday 3:41 pm
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Why don't you just buy one when you're on still the ground?
>> No. 2634 Anonymous
6th January 2020
Monday 3:46 pm
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I've admired them for a long time - for all the reasons you say. Glad to hear they are as good as I thought, I will definitely buy one now.. in the past I have experimented with various kinds of (cheap) scaffolding tower to trim trees, but they're an arse and not that useful for the rest of the year.


>> No. 64567 R4GE
1st January 2020
Wednesday 12:06 pm
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Lads the BBC just called me autistic.
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>> No. 64637 YubYub
5th January 2020
Sunday 3:38 am
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Why in the dickens do they want to know income, weight, height and all that jazz for a supposed IQ test? GCHQlad, I'm onto you!
>> No. 64638 R4GE
5th January 2020
Sunday 8:38 am
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>> No. 64639 Paedofag
5th January 2020
Sunday 10:24 am
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You've clearly never seen a "Great British [Whatever]" program on the BBC. They'll use those extra titbits as filler on the program to make interesting observations about the results. In the past they've had a studio audience broken down into various groups and they'll briefly interview one or two members of each group as the results are revealed.

It is probably more pertinent to the research tbh but it'll get used on the telebox as well.
>> No. 64640 Searchfag
5th January 2020
Sunday 7:37 pm
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That's just the cover story.
>> No. 64641 R4GE
6th January 2020
Monday 7:33 am
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I remember one about twenty years ago hosted by Phillip Schofield which when the results came back showing non-drinkers were less intelligent he proudly declared "self-righteous - and a low IQ!"

He was probably insulting the eskimos doing the test in a second language, now, come to think of it.


>> No. 4962 Anonymous
5th January 2020
Sunday 3:35 pm
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Does it make any difference, purely healthwise, whether your belly protrudes more above the belly button or below it?
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>> No. 4964 Anonymous
5th January 2020
Sunday 4:08 pm
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I get that visceral fat is bad, but presumably that is just a stage along the way to having bellies like those blokes in the OP? Are you saying it's possible to have loads of the jiggly stuff and nothing visceral?
>> No. 4965 Anonymous
5th January 2020
Sunday 4:27 pm
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What dictates where it goes?
>> No. 4966 Anonymous
5th January 2020
Sunday 6:44 pm
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Your genes.
>> No. 4967 Anonymous
5th January 2020
Sunday 6:53 pm
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Only for fat below the belt.
>> No. 4968 Anonymous
5th January 2020
Sunday 10:00 pm
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People accumulate fat differently depending on their genes. Some people mostly have subcutaneous fat, so they have a relatively low risk of obesity-related disease even if they're quite overweight. Conversely, some people with just "a bit of a gut" are at relatively high risk, because it's all visceral.

A waist size of over 37" means that you're at high risk of diabetes and coronary disease, even if you're not particularly fat elsewhere. The classic beer belly is a serious warning sign, even if you're relatively slim everywhere else.


>> No. 6075 Anonymous
5th January 2020
Sunday 12:39 pm
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Do I need to buy relatively expensive facial scrubs or will clay do the job just as well?
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>> No. 6078 Anonymous
5th January 2020
Sunday 1:50 pm
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Thanks lad.

Admittedly I haven't looked in somewhere like Savers or Bodycare but when I looked elsewhere is was about £4.50 for a 150ml container when you can get clay for much cheaper than this.
>> No. 6079 Anonymous
5th January 2020
Sunday 3:07 pm
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Just wipe down your face with a dedicated and frequently cleaned face towel. Soft enough not to flay you but rough enough that it'll take the layer of dry skin and grease off your face. Change your pillow cases whenever you wash your face towel and you're golden.

Other than that, a cheap facial cleanser (I use Boots' own brand) should be enough.

If you spend loadsamoney then you're a daftie.
>> No. 6080 Anonymous
5th January 2020
Sunday 3:13 pm
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Drink down that aqua shit all day every day.
>> No. 6081 Anonymous
5th January 2020
Sunday 3:25 pm
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>with a dedicated and frequently cleaned face towel
>> No. 6082 Anonymous
5th January 2020
Sunday 4:47 pm
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A dirty brush is a useless brush.


>> No. 418197 Anonymous
27th June 2018
Wednesday 1:20 am
/b/418197 Things which are mildly amusing but not enough to warrant their own thread.
I was in a meeting tonight and two people walked in late during a minute's silence. I was just thinking how truly weird it must have been for them to walk in and everyone was sitting there in dead silence.
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>> No. 432579 Anonymous
7th December 2019
Saturday 1:06 pm
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>> No. 432587 Anonymous
7th December 2019
Saturday 5:24 pm
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I've got far too much time today
>> No. 433388 Anonymous
3rd January 2020
Friday 8:52 pm
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There was a Tourette lad at the bus stop tonight. He kept shouting things like "Arsecunt!" or "Gay wankers!" and also had a tic where he was intermittently jerking up his left elbow while simultaneously shaking his head. His mate who was with him assured me that this was nothing to be alarmed about. I felt a bit bad for finding it slightly amusing.
>> No. 433428 Anonymous
4th January 2020
Saturday 5:09 pm
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You shouldn't. I'm an expert in Tourette's because I've watched sweet_anita on Twitch a few times and there's every chance he was just glad you didn't react angrily or aggressively. A bit of laughter never hurt anyone and it's certainly true that lots of sufferers can share with friends and strangers alike the hilarity of what their tics say.

And for anyone who doesn't consider Twitch beneath them, you should give Anita a whirl. Her tics can be amazingly funny and she's super wholesome with the mental heath podcast she does.
>> No. 433445 Anonymous
5th January 2020
Sunday 12:25 pm
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You kind of wonder how Tourette's was seen before there was all that neurological knowledge about the condition. Were people in the Middle Ages thought of as being possessed by the devil, and burned at the stake if they kept saying things like "Arsecunt, thou art"?


>> No. 12251 Anonymous
5th January 2020
Sunday 12:15 am
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>> No. 64586 Auntiefucker
2nd January 2020
Thursday 12:18 pm
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>> No. 64588 Samefag
2nd January 2020
Thursday 12:30 pm
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Why does this look as though it was filmed in the '90s for MTV?
>> No. 64596 Anonymous
3rd January 2020
Friday 9:28 am
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we're going to show a continuous shot so you know there's no camera trickery!

-blinding explosion-


My sides :DDD
>> No. 64618 Samefag
4th January 2020
Saturday 7:29 pm
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Have you considered a career in producing audio descriptions for the blind like they sometimes have on television?
>> No. 64634 Crabkiller
4th January 2020
Saturday 11:40 pm
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"This shot will not cut"

Cue explosion and visible cut in right of shot.
>> No. 64635 Billbob
4th January 2020
Saturday 11:43 pm
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Seems legit.


>> No. 4447 Anonymous
4th September 2018
Tuesday 12:48 pm
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Is this right?
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>> No. 4459 Anonymous
5th September 2018
Wednesday 7:20 pm
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>> No. 4460 Anonymous
5th September 2018
Wednesday 8:55 pm
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P(A) + P(B) = P(A|B) - P(A∩B)

I fucking hope I've still got that right.
>> No. 4461 Anonymous
11th September 2018
Tuesday 9:23 pm
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Suppose you have a cube of width x. Increase one dimension by dx and the volume will increase by (x^2)dx. Doing this on on all three dimensions will increase the volume by 3(x^2)dx. Integrate and we get x^3 as the formula for volume. Is this right?

More examples.

The surface area of a sphere is 4pi(r^2). An increase in radius by dr will increase the volume by 4pi(r^2)dr. Integrate and we get (4/3)pi(r^3) as the formula for volume.

The circumference of a circle is (2pi)r. Integrate and we get area = pi(r^2).

Am I doing it right?

t. 37yo learning maths
>> No. 4462 Anonymous
12th September 2018
Wednesday 2:23 pm
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The volume of the cross-section of an n-dimensional cone is kw^(n-1), where w is the width and k some constant. Integrate this over the length of the cone to give V = kAl/n where A is the volume of the base and l the length.

The case k=1, A=h, n=2 gives hl/2 as the area of a triangle.

>> No. 4628 Anonymous
4th January 2020
Saturday 10:32 pm
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>> No. 64620 Anonymous
4th January 2020
Saturday 8:45 pm
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A number of British problems i thought some of you might like.
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>> No. 64629 YubYub
4th January 2020
Saturday 9:08 pm
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These are all shit but I can relate to >>64627.
>> No. 64630 YubYub
4th January 2020
Saturday 9:38 pm
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These are all shit but I support your right to post them, at least on this occasion.

>>64625 was the least shit.
>> No. 64631 Auntiefucker
4th January 2020
Saturday 9:56 pm
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Pretty sure this one is based off a cunt-off on here about 6 or 7 years ago.
>> No. 64632 Paedofag
4th January 2020
Saturday 10:01 pm
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Are you the lad that thought gs invented pun threads?
>> No. 64633 Moralfag
4th January 2020
Saturday 10:25 pm
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We did though. Also advice animals and Rick rolling..

>> No. 64611 Billbob
4th January 2020
Saturday 9:57 am
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Derek's passed over to the spirit world. I think we need to arrange a good old fashioned seance to make contact with him.
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>> No. 64612 Paedofag
4th January 2020
Saturday 10:37 am
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>> No. 64613 Anonymous
4th January 2020
Saturday 12:30 pm

>> No. 64614 Billbob
4th January 2020
Saturday 1:22 pm
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What a lad.
>> No. 64619 Paedofag
4th January 2020
Saturday 7:42 pm
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>she covers him up


>> No. 20782 Anonymous
23rd December 2019
Monday 1:14 pm
/news/20782 Advanced driver assistance systems are making us all bad drivers

Advanced driver assistance systems are becoming on the norm even on midlevel cars. For safety advocates that seems like good news: Systems designed to prevent crashes should, after all, result in fewer crashes.

But what if that thinking is flawed? A new report from AAA suggests that might be the case and that our increasing use of driver assistance systems may actually be resulting in higher rates of distracted driving.
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>> No. 20789 Anonymous
23rd December 2019
Monday 5:59 pm
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Maybe it's just because I'm a young(ish) lad who has owned classic cars, but I thought this was obvious. The difference in awareness even for me, between driving an early 90s jap sports car and a drive by wire modern luxury car is ridiculous. In the latter I don't even 'need' to stay fully conscious doing 90mph on the motorway, as the car will stay in the lane for me. After feeling the contrast between my bells and whistles 4x4 and, at the time, my Mk2 MR2, which is a car that demands complete attention, I turned off most of the 'driver assist' features in the modern car because I realised how much worse I was at being a road user with them on. And of course and cyclist or motorcyclist can tell you that even the most basic car robs you of a certain level of awareness, since most minor mistakes don't involve you ended up picking gravel out of your skin in a car.

I'd say beyond all the technological advances, the most significant safety feature of most modern mass market cars is the shift to front engine, front wheel drive. You can chuck your hot hatch around just about any corner and only ever have to deal with understeer, and that can be remedied by braking and your car's computer anyway. Then people buy a BMW and have no idea the back end is going to go out on them if they drive it like their old Corsa and end up, if they're lucky, facing the wrong way in traffic when they try to take a corner they think they can take. I suppose that's not really the same thing as driver aids, but whenever I see a wrecked fast/sports car that's clearly taken a bad corner it's a RWD.
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4th January 2020
Saturday 1:30 pm
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> but whenever I see a wrecked fast/sports car that's clearly taken a bad corner it's a RWD.

Also, you have to factor in that many true sports cars have a mid- or even a rear engine combined with RWD. While it makes for near-ideal weight distribution and lets you corner like a Formula 1 racer, it isn't the best layout in terms of stability.

If you take cars like the MG F or TF, not "true" sports cars, I know, but mid engined nonetheless, they're loads of fun to drive for sheer agility, but if you push your luck around a bend with barely a drop of water on the road, it's going to turn into a carousel ride. I used to have an 03 reg TF, and when I still had it relatively new, one day I was going around a curve in city traffic and there was a moist patch on the road surface, not wet, just moist, but it was enough for the rear of the car to break out completely without warning and me ending up doing a 180. Luckily, this was on a Sunday morning and there weren't many other cars around, but you get the picture. And having a 400hp mid-engined RWD car like a Ferrari or Lamborghini isn't going to make going around a tight bend at break-neck speed much less dangerous. I think that's what many people underestimate about the mid engine layout. You can corner at quite daring speeds, but it's hard to judge without proper experience at which point things get dangerous and you run the risk of spinning out.
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4th January 2020
Saturday 2:05 pm
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>Also, you have to factor in that many true sports cars have a mid- or even a rear engine combined with RWD.

Back in the '80s, the Porsche 911 had a terrible reputation as a widowmaker - an unwary driver just needed to carry a little bit too much speed into a roundabout and they went arse-first into a ditch.

In this respect, I will defend driver aids. Modern cars with ABS and DSC are incredibly stable, to the point that they really won't let you lose traction. The vast majority of drivers just don't have the skills to modulate their braking effort during an emergency stop or countersteer out of a skid, so I don't see the harm in providing an electronic safety net to prevent an unsalvageable four-wheel lock-up.
>> No. 20850 Anonymous
4th January 2020
Saturday 2:26 pm
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How can they make me a bad driver when I don't even drive? Idiot.
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4th January 2020
Saturday 4:59 pm
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>Back in the '80s, the Porsche 911 had a terrible reputation as a widowmaker

Even before that, the 1973-onward 911 turbo was notoriously difficult to drive, partly because of its rear engine RWD platform, but also due to its turbo charger which had a huge turbo lag, which meant you pretty much always had to go at near-full throttle to keep it happy. Which is not something an inexperienced driver could handle well on public roads.

And then the Audi quattro S1 from the heyday of down-and-dirty Group B rallying was a similar death trap, it did have a top heavy, cast iron five-cylinder turbo engine which meant very pronounced understeer, but it, too, was not a car that was for beginners, neither on the rallying circuit, nor on public roads in its homologated incarnation as the Audi Urquattro.

Back then, cars like that really commanded the skill of a seasoned sports car or GT driver even in everyday use, but when you look at cars like the Audi R8 today, they come with a vast array of assistance systems that mean even the discerning corporate lawyer who's late for work doesn't run much of a risk of wrecking it on his morning commute.


>> No. 20842 Anonymous
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There are now more than 3 million eskimos living in England. This is presently the third most prominent story on Mail Online.
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>> No. 20843 Anonymous
4th January 2020
Saturday 1:08 am
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So what?
>> No. 20844 Anonymous
4th January 2020
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Are you saying so what to the reported number of sleeper daft militant wog agents in the UK or to the Mail Online's deliberate scaremongering and misrepresentation of the economic benefits of diversity?
>> No. 20845 Anonymous
4th January 2020
Saturday 7:24 am
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It's the news. This is the news.
>> No. 20846 Anonymous
4th January 2020
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>> No. 20848 Anonymous
4th January 2020
Saturday 1:39 pm
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It's a bit sizeist to discriminate on the basis of height lad. I'm fine with eskimos of all frame shapes, from dwarf to monster. You should be too and if you don't get with the program it's off to the old clink with you.


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