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New thread.
Discuss all weapons.
Keep your bad temper and normie posturing to yourself, please. This is not the martial arts thread.

Armor discussion welcome.

"A well regulated militia being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed."
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Isn't that poaching? Or do you buy fly tags by the dozens?




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I quite like the poleaxe and would enjoy owning one or some had I an appropriate yard and the money for a high-quality reproduction or good condition antique.


what would you do with it?


I think it would be fun to swing around and get a feel for it and check out treatises and manuals people wrote through history, besides just displaying it somewhere in home of course. It would be fun I think to practice some proper forms with it, and then rig up some test cutting/striking.

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>was never the guy
>never drew a dime
>over pushed and has over stayed his welcome
>most hated wrestler of all time
>worst babyface of all time
>worst face of the company
>worst promo skills ever displayed
>was carried by Seth & Dean
>has been fed legit stars like Cena, HHH, Taker, ect. and he still can't get over
>has buried many up and coming talents
>terrible wrestling skills, matches are sleep inducing and predictable
>Brock's personal jobber
>"Sufferin' Succotash"
>his bitch catchphrase is cringe
>only being pushed because of his skin color
>only reason he's employed is because of Dwayne
>even Dwayne couldn't get this loser over
>mark for himself
>his "fans" are either ironic contrarion neckbeards or retarded casuals, soccer moms, or fifth world Pakis.
>he lazily kept his SHIELD theme and look, proving he's stuck in the past
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That show is fucking cancer and a complete disgrace to professional wrestling. I'll stick to NWA Power.


Thanks to Meltzer's praise of Will Ospreay this year I think I'll watch Wrestle Kingdom in January.


I never saw the appeal of Ospreay, he just seems like another flippy guy with little to no charisma.


AEW is so goofy and cartoony that it makes 80s WWF look like a gritty crime drama.

NWA POWER is a meme promotion full of washed up WWE/TNA wrestlers.


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XFL crate at the WWE Performance Center.

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do any wizards like tea? specifically loose leaf teas? if so, any specific blends or varieties you like/recommend?

i recently got into gongfu brewing and it's pretty much the only thing i've been thinking about these days. i found this hole in the wall tea shop in the chinatown in my city and purchased a shou pu'erh tea cake that i've been picking away at.
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This brand is terrific in general. I like their decaf black tea. The flavour is really strong.


never drink a jasmin thea that infused too long, the boiling hot water masked the taste but afterward i realized how horrible it was and it made me wanna puke.


Never boil the water for jasmine tea wizzie. Remember, jasmine tea is just green tea, Heat the water until large bubbles start to form at the bottom of your pot and use it at that temperature. Here's a wiz video to explain the whole thing.
(it starts at 6:40)


nice. was thinking about doing a similar thread. I just spent all my money on teaware and shit.
I especially like the flowery oolongs



>How do you guys store your teas btw, once a packet is opened flavour and fragrance tend to go away quite fast, the first few bags always taste the most. Using a metal box now but I feel like I should try getting some air tight jar or something instead.


Try that.


>Here's a wiz video to explain the whole thing.

ngl, a wiz video on tea reminds me of cocoa wiz all those years ago.

So I think from what I've seen, I'll try Earl Grey tea, maybe >>53006's chai recipe, and matcha?

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I contemplated on which board to post this and ultimately decided I'll do it on /hob/ this time, as it seems to me that collecting and enjoying pictures of houses, towns, areas, natural scenes etc., is in fact kind of a hobby.

So post pictures that you associate with comfyness. I personally have a thing for forest cabins and quaint little town streets.
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unless you live in a place like florida or somewhere very earthquake prone, the ground typically does not collapse.


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heyy, that's the word with which i meant the other type


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thanks for posting this

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Is there any video humor today that is similar to what mde were doing ?


Just watch Hyde wars on bitchute



Hey that's pretty nice.
Are these uploaded by Sam Hyde or just mirrors from gumroad ?


Probably not.


Moved to >>>/b/492761.

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There must be a reason why almost all of the cartoons is calarts style. Maybe is because of the time they spend on the story
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Close Enough a comedy show from the creator of Regular Show,11 mins of randomness this is absolute trash


Not the worst but really not to my taste.

Soft pass from me on watching more.


This is the first time I see a female cartoonist in this kind of trouble. Chris Savino went to jail for harass some female coworkers, and the guy of Clarence had some kind of psychological problem and refused to take his medication. He touched the butt of another female in an elevator while he was singing they may be giants.


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When The Mickey Mouse shorts used flash animation/Toonboom/etc they were applying a style of post-modern animation (tweening and other methods I'm unfamiliar with) to a Fleischer era style that felt lacking in animation in itself compared to Mickey's later incarnations that had more fluid animation after they lost the dark pac-man eyes altogether. Meaning they were reviving a classic style that was dead enough to be considered public domain.

I personally see it as akin to when the Nippon Television Network Corporation of Japan restored The Sistine Chapel in 1980. This in the sense that whether it looks as good as the original or not (after the restoration) it still didn't look as good now as it did during the first years after it was made anymore. So as long as they do an extremely good job it's still going to be worth marvelling at all the same.

The New Looney Tunes Shorts, however, dont have this feeling: even during the Fleischer era their animation was clearly better than the aformentioned Mickey Mouse shorts of said time, so they deserved to look better than your average Newgrounds cartoon.

Don't get me wrong: I love this sort of animation, albeit on stuff like Blockhead by Michael Swain or anything Greasy Tales has made as their brand of humour feels more suited for this look and feel.

The aesthetic of The Looney Tunes shorts, however, would look better if they were animated by someone of either Zeurel or
Paul Ter Voorde's quality if Harry Partridge is a pipe dream.


I wish the episodes were longer, it's ultra shoert

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Remember, anything from novels to lyrics are allowed to be posted and discussed.

Last Thread:

As usual, discussion starters:
>What are you currently writing?

>Is there anything important about writing that you wish you knew earlier?

>How do you feel about your characters? What are they like?

>What are you fond of writing and why?

>How do you get ideas when you can't think of any?

>What common writing advice do you disagree with?
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Reread a fanfiction I made in 2008 for inspiration on a current one.

My heart and ideas were in the right place.
My grammar was not.


Interestingly, I also read an original piece I wrote in 2008. I've got to say that younger me really had a knack for writing good action and choreography, but I'll never live down the melodrama I used as filler. The grammar was fine but the sentence structure was very formulaic and dry.



He does a bunch of videos on youtube and his Anatomy of Storytelling is pretty in-depth.
Probably one of the best I've seen so far.
Working on this right now:

Back then in Jan '19 I was doing 500+ words a day(for a chapter a day, since royalroad needs a minimum of 500)

It was painful to get such bad reviews on Stupid Cat. I didn't like the story much either, but I did my best. It took a long time to pull all the pieces together, and Autist Isekai is some of my best work yet.

I still have that "I don't know if I like this…" feeling all the time. I'm editing these days. Which is good. I couldn't read my own work, so it would always be awful.

Now that I have a week to do a chapter I can write it, then ponder if it's any good or not. I've slipped into doing it last minute, and that made my last chapter a bit rushed.

I'm not that happy with my own work, but I am happy that it got done, no matter how weird it gets.

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Does anyone else have the problem where they can think of all sorts of themes and interesting things but can't synthesize them into a coherent or non-cliche plot? Maybe I really should just take the advice to just "start writing" just so I can get something down. I'm far too perfectionist. If every sentence isn't perfect I get blocked up


I'd be lying if I said I've never been there as well.

No really: I wrote a 60k fanfiction with everything you described in 2012: action, choreography, and I even flat out admitted that melodramatic Sean Penn movies inspired some of the more word heavy dialogue (specifically Mystic River, The Game, and At Close Range).

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Can we have a thread to share, analyze and discuss paintings?

I want to know more about this world. After reading Schopenhauer's brilliant work (The World as Will and Representation) I've developed a deep respect for art and artists that I didn't have before and I want to know more about this world.

Feel free to share and talk about your favorite artists and what they mean to you.

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Found this stuff from a link to a youtube music vid that had one of the images as a thumbnail image and a link to the site. More towards pop art then fine art, but still I like quite a bit of it.



Blackest Black paint
Anish Kapoor not allowed


What is the Difference between expresionism and impresionism?


Why ask something here that could have easily been answered by typing the same thing into a search engine?

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Favorite comic?

Favorite author?

Favorite cartoonist?

Favorite character?
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comics are inherently jewish


jews invented comics


If you ask me, Scott Pilgrim laid the groundwork for comics of the 2010's. For better and for worse. And since I don't really like most of the characters from the little I've read, I want to say worse.
That is both a wrong and a non-issue. Fuck off.


I wonder if they will take a whole new direction in the post-corona world.


I tried to read sandman two times when I was a Teenager, but I left it in the issue where Chesterton appeared because I couldn’t understand it. I finished it a couple of months ago. Just in the issue where Lucifer leave the hell, I realized the bad taste I used to have for stopped reading it. Even if the main characters are abstract concepts with human form, they have feelings and sorrows. And the secondary characters that are just humans are not less interesting just for being normal people. The day by day of the stories flow with naturality that could be boring in other kind of comics or books. The everyday bitching of work, money, relationships, politics and sex that make the Stephen King novels so boring, if you are not from the U.S, Especially from Maine, it’s a part of the comic i couldn’t understand the first times I tried to read it. Now I can’t understand how Neil Gaiman makes possible writing about that without being boring.
The Only flaw I have with this comic is the Issue Where Marco Polo appears. I know an Argentinean comic about him which does a better job. It’s called El Libro Secreto de Marco Polo. The best chapter is where he knows Samuel Taylor Coleridge in the dream Palace of Kublai Khan.
Sorry is the English is not good enough. Is not my first language

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Has anyone read 5e's fucking Ravenloft?
Just some of the horrid shit in it:
>Strahd's played off as what amounts to Buffy the Vampire Slayer's Angelus levels of edge, literally feels nothing and seemingly has no interests above the usual, though not for the same Bram Stoker's Dracula tier reasons, Literally just wants Tatanya as if a meaningless trophy on his belt
>These dumb faggots made it so that Strahd wants to turn whatsherface not into a vampire bride, or hell, even a true vampire, BUT VAMPIRE SPAWN (You know, sniveling wall crawling nosebleed assface monster vamps?)
>Tatanya's a nigger
>The reincarnation is a nigger
>Strahd's wives are niggers
>Nigger Mayor of a town surrounding the land
>Evil white "everything is fine man"
>Strahd's a Bisexual sodomite degenerate with two male consorts to boot
>Made Barovians "Diverse"
>Made Strahd's conquering of the land sound tyrannical as fuck and less just
>Made it so that Some have Barovians have souls and some don't because of 5e's ravenloft being in a private demiplane, stopping newborn bodies from getting souls, in a piss-poor attempt to mimick the Old demiplanes of dread thing where some residents are literally just NPCs made by the powers, even though this makes no sense to anyone who's had to deal with Gulthias in 3.5 and Ashradorn in the whole Soul font thing with the ban on unborn souls in lore, so these people should be getting souls, because otherwise the demiplane would have to deny all positive energy for this shit to even remotely work
>All done because they're too lazy to redo the demiplanes of dread just like before,
>Strahd now heals for 20 in his fast heal
>Mongrel Men are the results of Racemixing past the half-race stage suffer for it, check their description and it's fucking played off as a good thing despite them being ugly mutants beyond redemption in their racial descriptions, the self-unawareness is real

This is why warhammer roleplay and castle drachenfels will always be superior
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Why do you ask? What do you want to know?


I had no idea something like this existed.

I think it's a wonderful idea.


Seems like it would take the game part out of RPG.


It just takes a bit of creativity to come up with conflict and a way to resolve conflict other then violence.


What happened to the huge amount of campaign settings for dnd 3.5? In reading the midnight campaign setting right now. It may look a little to edgy, it’s basically the lord of the rings were Sauron won, but it has the idea of how to be a hero in a world where everybody despise you for causing trouble to them, because most of the people of town and villages only wants to live in the most peaceful way, in a world where legions of orcs can steal the crops, kill your family, and rape your succubi (mostly if you are a dwarf) and there’s those people can do about that, because if those people tries to do something, or even worse, get help from adventurers and the local movements of resistance, you can be sold as a slave and be the food of a bunch of hungry orcs.
Scarred Lands was like a Midnight with a brighter spark of hope. It was created by a White Wolf Team, so you can expect the plots of the campaigns to be based more on interpretation than combat. It was based on greek mythology, the gods and the titans fought 100 years ago, destroying almost everything in the world. The setting even had a city based on the necromancer stories of Clark Ashton Smith.
Forgotten realms was okay, but I never liked who generic it was. The most interesting part was the Yuan Ti and the part of Faerun based on Babylonian mythology.
I know there’s a bunch of settings, Eberron, Kalamar, Kingdoms of iron and Ravenloft and one where it was at the dawning of time or something like that. They have new editions or nobody wants to see them anymore?

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