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I was watching this random documentary about agriculture and it occurred to me that documentaries are really easy things to lose yourself into, so I thought about creating a thread to share and discuss any interesting documentary about anything that might be entertaining.

Documentaries can get political so try to tone it down and not argue their ideological merits here if it comes to that.
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What are these about? This is pretty morbid.



just random footage of weird and shocking shit


Does anyone know of documentaries similar to this? I have already seen children of darkness.


I don't know what "this" is to find something similar.


Well if you'd like to know, the answer is just one click away.

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Recommend Based youtube/bitchute channels all kinds are allowed

pic related Asha logos
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Fuck off back to /b/ and stay there. Your cartoon spam is not funny.


looking for more comfy let's play channels like this


Did this guys channel get removed for a while? There seems to be some videos missing.



Quiet dude that lives in Anchorage, Alaska.
His videos mainly consist of him recording the generally mundane day to day aspects of normie life, he records a variety of things from airshows, parades, trips to seattle and japan, campfires, his walks around anchorage, to just recording swans or mooses wandering around.
He records a lot of things that it's hard for me to really do it justice.
I think his description sums it up pretty well.
"Just videos of my travels and wanderings, for all to enjoy."


Cool vids, subscribed

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How does one meditate? I want to try it, but I’m not quite sure how to go about it. I have tried somewhat before but I didn’t get much out of it.


The standard zen method is pretty straightforward. Sit in seiza or crosslegged if you'd rather, don't close your eyes fully, but almost, so that you can barely see anything (the point is not to fall asleep, but be conscious the whole time) and try to let your thoughts go freely without focusing on any specific topic. Thoughts will come, but you have to let them go as well, and not linger on any of them. Think of it as letting them pass in front of you, without you either interfering or reacting to them. It's commonly said that you should focus on your breathing, as this sort of a focus will pull you out if you start dwelling on something involountarily. Some people also use sounds to help them, like a recitation of specific texts, or some basic rythmic musical sound.
Starting out even 10 minute long session may be difficult, as you will most likely have trouble letting go of thoughts that stress you out or make you feel any emotions. Plus just sitting like that on the ground may make you feel discomfort. Either way, good luck.


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This. Some minor additions: If you experience knee pain, stop and spend some time loosening your hips and legs. If you experience lower back pain, roll your hips slightly forward. If you feel tension in your diaphragm as you draw breath down to the hara, let it out as you exhale. If you feel constricted, sit on a taller zafu. I still sit burmese or half lotus most of the time, it doesn't matter as long as you are rooted and stable.

Zazen is almost a form of anti-meditation, so don't worry about getting anything out of it. The image that comes to mind is your body is as still and solid as a mountain, but your spine is supple and gently reaching upwards like a flower's stem. Once you're in the posture everything else works itself out.

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I had gone to a Xian school and to church on and off as an adult. Somwhere during that time I was on this thing called Youtube and it led me to atheism. I eventually found my way to agnostcism, that we can't/don't know, an non-anthropic God entity, etc. I currently listen to the Xian street preachers and "feel drawn to the spirit". This is a spirit of fear, either of God or Satan. For clarity, I'm not dismissing that fear. Instead, it is what has led me to seek the LHP.

Watching the movie "The Exorcist" gave me a sense of fear. To me, it is like the Chinese food that is commercially popular. It may not be authentic, but it is at least different. The sense of fear and anxiety that I expereinced watching that movie for the first time did not really compare to anything Xian. More to the point, I actually saw the movie, whereas I only imagined Hell.

I happen to think that what happened to Regan is possible. I have come across with I would guess are not very effective methods of protection such as placing a piece of silver on the Ouija board, not letting it spell Zozo or go in 8s, carrying it in a black bag and…not doing it by yourself.

At this point, because of having done what I consider good spiritual practices, and having renewed my interest in Xianity prior to considering Satanism, I don't know what to do with myself spiritually. I don't have the knowledge or experience to say I'm ready to go in this direction. However, I've grown weary of online forums and non-Spiritual research in general. That is to say, there is an element of secularism even in researching Spiritual things, and at this point I am seriously considering doing a "Hail Mary" and messing with the Ouija boord (by myself) and perhaps other Occult/Magick practices.

I don't know how popular the chad/beta ranking is on this board but let me just say if you are not a chad then magick could be your way out of being beta.

Also, I acknowledge I received a warning.
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Naturalistic fallacy. Learn to think before asserting your retardation.


Ok there has never been any recorded instances of trannies in the animal kingdom but homosexuality has been recorded, but that's due to what I just said.
Of course I know that something being natural doesnt make it right, I literally mentioned that at the end of my post


>>Homosexuality exists in the animal world too
>homosexuality has been recorded
animals with 5 IQs who are too dumb and horny to tell they're humping the wrong sex isn't quite homosexuality in the way that queer advocates dress it up to be to further their agenda


Saturnism is religion of normalfags


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Who here likes to walk? Where do you walk? How long do you walk for? What kind of shoes do you like to wear? Do you take photos?
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That is usually called second shift, not night shift but whatever.



I only walk on my days off


i got the free trial for youtube premium and download real life horror/creepy story type videos or albums by searching album *year on youtube* while walking around the countryside. its fun and theres no people if i go far enough into forests and explore abandoned houses.


>i got the free trial for youtube premium
Sage for off topic but can't you just use Youtube-DL? There are even websites where you enter the URL of the video you wish to save and it will allow you to download it on any device at the expense of looking at some banner ads.


or use newpipe if on android

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This thread will be for discussing all television shows, series and miniseries

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So, Walt says that Hank's name is Hank and that the nazis should let him go because of that, and his offering. The nazis ask for Hank's opinion on this. By replying that his name is Isaac Schrader instead of Hank Schrader, he is telling the nazis, through biblical allusion, that he wishes to be sacrificed to God (his ideals) rather than to be saved.


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The Witcher on Netflix.
Overall I liked it because it has a determinism message but all the scenes with Yennefer were really unnecessary


Just finished binging all 4 seasons of "La casa de papel". It's on Netflix and initially I was put off by the generic sounding name "Money Heist", but holy shit is it good. It's like the best part of every heist movie, condensed into a series with really intense scenarios each episode and great characters.

There's an English dub, but it's much better in original Spanish.


I just discovered S2 of mythic quest came out. I liked S1 because it focused on the gaming company but S2 is all about SJW horseshit and relationships between people in the company. Like holy shit, way to ruin a good show in a few episodes, goddamn.


I actually really enjoyed them showing the training process or sorcerers/sorceresses. I hope season 2 shows the training of witchers.

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Been getting tired of depending on corporate America providing for me, I want to get into farming and gardening, saving my money and resources to eventually build a self sufficient farm so I can fully sequester myself from modern culture.

Thing is, I'm an idiot and I know nothing about farming, how to do it, how to get started, stuff that I could start at home to accustom myself to the lifestyle. I'm relatively fit but have no knowledge, any pointers would be much appreciated.
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i have peach trees in my backyard. they form nice peaches and look perfect but like a week or so before they begin to ripen they always get nuked by a mold. feels bad


actually i have pears too. those are always fine and havent had problems

there is also a wild black cherry tree on the side, it produces tiny cherries the size of blueberries. also no problems with that

we had a big plum and there werent any problems with that

the only downside is the waste that is below the trees. hornets and wasps swarm all over the dropped fruit and its impossible to even go outside for a few weeks. maybe that is just my area however, southeast us


You need to spray them with fungicide


I need an arborist to remove my existing trees before I can plant fruit trees. I can't afford to have any more shade in my yard than I have already for the sake of my vegetables. I have an old ash tree with many dead brittle limbs that break off and will probably fall on my head and kill me someday when I am raking leaves. There's a white alder with a case of mistletoe and a few oaks that dumb acorns everywhere which the birds pick up and scatter around the yard. The only tree worth saving is a pomegranate tree.

There's a possibility I could saw down the weeping cherry tree in the front yard (it's strictly decorative and does not produce edible fruit) and replace it with an apple tree or something. There's a lemon tree in a neighboring yard with branches growing over the fence but they are Meyer lemons which are basically useless.


blackberries out back are blossoming. very interesting plant to harvest since there is an element of pain involved

i have fond memories as a kid throwing wood over the brambles to create paths and filling up on the berries in july

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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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I posted my 3rd (and final, i'm burnt out on this hobby) one the day or two before the site went down. Not gonna shill links just wanted to say I'm glad you thought it was funny most people just shit on it… I'm trying to go for laughs. Something something Poe's Law. It's on amazon called "Craic Overdose"


I write a man and remove reason and accountability.


Here is a free copy of the book it expires in 2 days. Grab a copy if you like and pretend I saged this post



getting emails about kindle vella

seems to be an episodic platform for distributing content. short stories one chapter at a time. this is interesting because a lot of online fiction is done this way, same with tranlations for light novels… i dont use kindle however. maybe someone would be interested in this


Had a little go at writing something short trying to depict a scene.
I never write stories but have some ideas I want to explore I envy those of you who write stories

>The wind bites you it feels as if a thousand frozen ants crawl over your uncovered limbs

>where is she you wonder!
>a raggedy cat with a torn ear slinks across the road
>its head turns eyes lit up by the faint streetlight
>its fierce yet fearful gaze reminds you of her
>as you pull out a cigarette form your pencil case you think:
>"I probably would have thought of Reiki if some newspaper blew across the street"
>She is just always on my mind
>a wave of anxiety washes over your soul the terror of no longer having Reiki doesn't just cross your mind it confronts your soul like homocidal maniac kicking the door down!
>you fumble around in your school bag for your lighter in hopes that this cigarette will calm your tattered nerves
>shutting your eyes as you breath the smoke deeply into you lungs your mind conjures up the memory of Reki sharing her cigarette with you the first time you met a month prior
>you giggle at the fact you didn't even smoke but couldn't help pass up the opportunity to steal an indirect kiss from the succubus you loved
>faintly you cough and ask yourself if you are crazy!
>can a succubus love a succubus? I must be mental
>you wonder just how long Reiki is going to take and quickly take another glance at your cell phone trying to analyze the last message she sent again
>"Emiko meet me where we first met I will tell you what I think about all this"
>you wonder why you even sent her that message in the first place astonished with the out of character courage it took
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Anyone into game development here? I'm wondering about trying my luck with BOLT. It's 50% off now and programming is my Achilles' heel
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Post download link?


sorry, i go into periods of depression and stuff where i cant really do much. ill post it when its over and i get back to working on it


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Yeah I know what you mean. I have chronic migraines and they have basically ruined my entire life.

I'm still working on this. I was trying to get a limb hacker in, but I gave up on that for now. Instead I ended up making a prefab painter so I can make levels faster. Then I worked on the AI some more. This is just me messing around with the enemy physics while he's trying to climb a mountain.


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I know someone who studied this. He keeps saying that UPBGE game engine is far better, more versatile and easier than UNiTY a lot of times.


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… i was bored lol
imma gonna use hitreru-chan in VRchat

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D-Wave has been offering a free minute of quantum computation if you sign up with them. I've been playing around doing toy problems on it. This stuff really does amaze me. I've been playing around for juts the past couple weeks on one of these systems, and I believe the hype. What do you guys think about quantum computing?

Btw, I mentioned this in the Minecraft/Minetest thread (>>/games/52987), but Qiskit has been interesting for me to play around with.
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No you are just being pissy and passive aggressive like a succubus for someone pointing out that the thread in it's conception and form don't belong on hob.


Alright, so to summarize your opinion, if we had the exact same thread in /hob/ as the programming thread (because that's what I was suggesting in >>57688 before you blew an emotional gasket spewing ad hominems (which I must say is quite a female thing to do)), only it was explicitly quantum programming, that's still an issue. Then I must ask, why doesn't your logic apply to the programming thread? Why does the programming thread "in it's [sic] conception and form" belong on /hob/ by that logic?


>inb4 "That's not what >>57688 said!"


Why are you dragging this out when dude alredy explained when you already asked.
What could be gained by going in circles of something that isn't even on topic?

Rather then move on you seem to take all dissent personally and obsess over it.
You did the same shit in the crypto thread.

The way things are going not only does this thread not belong on /hob/ but it probably belongs on /b/ since it has turned from a brainfart thread to a ego driven struggle session.


>I'm basically trying to figure out whether you're just being a crab in a bucket here.
>No you are just being pissy and passive aggressive like a succubus for someone pointing out that the thread in it's conception and form don't belong on hob.

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