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 No.276549[Reply]

Does anyone here have narc family members, or people close to them?
How do you deal with them? Obviously as little contact as possible is the best way to go about things, but what about when you are with them, they can leave you feeling tired and depressed, like energy vampires or something. What the fuck do you do when it comes to people like this? So far information gathering and working on my own health has made me more resilient, and less likely to get suckered into shit, but I was hoping for someone with more time and experience than me that may have figured out ways to fight back or something and make you no longer a victim in their eyes, or better yet - change them for the better.
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 No.276600

>>276599
it is a psychosocial disability when serious just omg.. you don't get it you are so narrow minded. just shut up

 No.276622

>>276597
You've been baited so hard that you don't even realize it and only care about posts that you deem contrarian without even arguing your own opinion. Great job.

 No.276627

>>276622
So you fully admit to everyone here that you are indeed just a troll.
That works too.

 No.276629

>>276597
Literal schizo.

 No.276634

>>276627
The other guy is literally going around claiming to be borderline like some tumblrina and that's the person you think is the voice of reason. Either you yourself are baiting us or you need to take a break from the internet



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 No.271582[Reply]

Hey wizzies, so since about 5 years I've been dealing with this problem and it's only gotten worse over time.

I've been isolated for more than 5 years now, and I also during that time I haven't interacted with people online for more than 10-15 hours, so all I do is read books or scientific articles, I rarely watch any kind of media.

So now I'm trying to deal with this problem, I can't seem to interact with someone as I a accustomed to… as in, the choice of words and the sentence structure I prefer, many people online have told me I sound like a bot trying to write a formal letter with an obscure thesaurus, so it seems that if I carefully choose the words I use and greatly simplify my speech, I can seem to blend in easily. But the problem is that after a couple of days some of my verbiage starts to slip and people ghost me online or… start insulting me passive aggressively irl every time they see me, and in groups, you can see the glee in their eyes as they try to demean me, it's quite strange.

I used to think it was the combination of my strange way to communicate and my unorthodox views about many different topics, but for the past 2 years I seem to incense people online just by the way I express myself, and it's so bizarre because I basically make up some hobbies that are considered normal such as hiking, gardening and martial arts, abstain for giving my actual views on any kind of topic, I just spout the most generic mainstream views and still I get people imitating the way I write, insulting and ghosting me….and the weird thing is that I was talking to some rather introverted computer scientists the last 3 times, you'd expect they don't mind compsci jargon but they actually did.

So soon I will need to get into a job (non STEM related, a retail job actually) and I just don't want my coworkers to make a plan to get me fired again, any ideas? should I just only speak when necessary and on the most simple terms I can think of? even when I am drunk on high on weed I eventually start expressing myself the way I am accustomed so I don't know what to do…
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 No.276568

>>276463
I agree with some of your points. There are many factors involved in, let's say, "underproduction of dopamine" in some areas of the brain, including environmental toxins.

Yea I guess it is not only with the Discord meth-heads but also the general population, that's why tiktok is so widely used.

Thanks for the links.

 No.276572

>>276490
>Every situation just feels like people mindlessly attempting to lord over others.

I've noticed that too, it's just a no-win situation for everyone involved.

>>276496
>Some people are so misbalanced that they mock you with their mere belief system and they don't even realize it

Makes sense.

 No.276611

>>276565
>Those oligarchs at the top caring only about keeping their wealth cause almost all of the societal problems we are dealing with since the 19th century, drug epidemics, utter destabilization and collapse of most third world countries, destabilization on some first world countries such as Nordic ones
I disagree. The atrocities, wars, and disrepair of the 19th and 20th centuries were "naturally" occurring, for the most part. Napoleon's rise was a direct reaction to the French Revolution, Hitler's rise and the Bolshevik Revolution were direct reactions to WWI and industrialization, etc. It could be argued that, say, WWI was a result of faulty oligarchical diplomacy, or the French Revolution was a result of the French monarchy/aristocracy ruling badly and being at odds with each toher, but why would this absolve "reactionary" individuals like Napoleon/Hitler/Stalin from their own actions? You could argue that, when the previous oligarchy is abolished and replaced by someone like Napoleon or Stalin, it's only a reintroduction of a new form of oligarchy or absolute ruler, but there is no real alternative. When the old oligarchy is destroyed such as in the French and Bolshevik Revolutions, and the people have a chance to rule, a new oligarchy is simply put back into place - this is because it's the optimal structure of civilization. Note that I'm not saying Napoleon is anything like the other two examples given, in fact I am a big fan of the great Western conquerors like Napoleon/Alexander/Caesar, but that's not to say he didn't plunge Europe into a state of constant war.
>now this SCAMdemic that's being used to render most people into poverty and establish neo-feudalism
How, exactly, is the pandemic being used to institute neo-feudalism? From experience, any definition equating the neo-fuedalist goal you speak of to feudalism would likely also encompass society as it is now anyway.

To relate this back to the topic, by the way, none of these takes of yours are radical or unorthodox outside of the neo-feudalist thing, and that's only because most people don't know what feudalism is or how that would work. The different, I suspect, is that most people simply don't care or aren't as articulate in their beliefs as you are. Going up to someone and telling them these things would be wPost too long. Click here to view the full text.

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>>276611
>The different, I suspect
I meant to say "The difficulty, I suspect" here.

 No.276633

I have found from experience that if you want to have any chance of "fitting in" you completely have to cut out the parts of yourself that makes you, you.

It also used to be that people would start hating me if they spent any significant amount of time together with me, most of the time the cause would be that I would start talking with them about some kind of deeper subject, they would just stare at me like "why the fuck is that interesting".

I remember in school if somebody said "peepee poopoo" or simply the word "sex" the entire class would erupt into laughter, and I would just sit there thinking why the fuck do you guys that's funny. I have learned the hard way if you want people to treat you like you are part of the tribe, it's best to just mimic what other people do. If somebody says a joke no matter how unfunny or unoriginal I find it, I just look at other people in the room and fake a laughter if other people are laughing



 No.273282[Reply]

What would you do for fun if you didn't have access to the internet? My life is shit and extremely boring with it, no idea what it would be like without it.
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 No.276539

>>276501
That's the symptom, not the problem.

 No.276540

Maybe just one thing. Whittling. Or maybe diy fish tanks.

 No.276543

Hard to even begin to imagine. I'd have to reconstruct myself from the ground up and I have no idea what sort of activities I'd end up with.
I'm predicting things that sort of fill the gap of what I do currently though. I'd start a physical music collection and probably get into boardgames.

 No.276591

Daydreaming, I can spend hours just lying on my bed and daydream.

 No.276593

Reading and studying.

I basically do that all day, but with pdfs.



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 No.274409[Reply]

Last thread hit the bump limit

Post video files in to this thread that you feel other wizards might enjoy. Please keep politics in the current politics thread.
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 No.275760

Preordered something off the web and threw in some other goods and they all arrived 2 months later. Nice. Then today I find a mysterious box on the porch and it contains everything from the order that wasn't a preorder item. So now I have a bunch of duplicates. It was like $100 worth of chocolate. It's a small company though I hope they don't ddos my house.

 No.275761

>>275760
i remember when the local pizza joint ddos'd my house

i couldn't turn the tv or the stove on for a week no matter how many times i pressed f5

i had to wait for my house service provider to assign me a new street address

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quintessentially amerigan

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>>275760
meant to post this in the crawl thread, wtf. here's a webmedia (3) to say sorry

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 No.245792[Reply][Last 50 Posts]

How the fuck do I curb my internet addiction? Im online every hour I'm awake. I browse my phone until I fall asleep, I wake up and browse, I watch porn on my phone, I use my phone to listen to music while I shower.
Its everyday every single day. I can't take it anymore. They purposedly make everything addictive so you get trapped in the shithole that is the internet and they get fat checks and bonuses because ad revenue went up.
Please help me, I get insanely bored offline. I tried greyscale and uninstalling apps but I always go back
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 No.274362

>>270756
The Widow

 No.274800

>>245792
enjoy it while you have it, the goobermutts/snuffles plan to severely control it..

 No.276405

I spent an entire 15 months with using no electronics at all in order to break my addiction. And yet here I am back now. The only way to conquer is to simply increase our will power to superhuman levels because the computer virus has taken over our entire world. Best of luck. I will do my best to become a monster of willpower.

 No.276504

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I guess all I can offer is what works for me. I still spend a lot of time online but it's not that low-value refresh-and-consume thing much any more.

The phone is deliberately a small old model. No good for surfing on and the battery drains fast if I do. It's on pay as you go not a contract so in all respects it's a chore to surf on but achievable if you have something important to do.

The PC at home I avoid turning on for as long in the day as possible. Avoiding it happening soon after I'm up is crucial, or I can get stuck in the loop and it takes more effort to push up out of the chair and go do something else than if I simply hadn't sat down in the first place. There is a small home server with no GUI doing ambient stuff like Plex and torrents so I never have a reason to leave the PC on when I'm not using it.

In terms of what I do offline - I channel a healthy distain for society into wanting to meet my basic needs without depending on it. So I grow food, experiment with off-grid power, acquire tools and experi nice, make compost, raise chickens. It's all tied to a long-term goal of moving somewhere remote where internet access will be spotty anyway. Plus the kind of money needed for good internet isn't gonna be a wise use of whatever funds I have when I manage to make the move. I might run a small WISP with whatever neighbours I end up having so we can all pay a fraction of access costs instead.

I guess part of my point here is that internet addiction is often driven by having no long-term plan, or not actually desiring the one you think you have. Get that sorted, and there will be purpose to your online activities that you can always pull yourself around to, and a reason to be somewhere other than floating in the electronic guff with all the other lost souls.

 No.276551

Tried to break my internet/fapping addiction and all I found after a month is that life's boring and sure I could stop enjoying the distractions and alcohol and everything but that doesn't sound like a life worth waking up in the morning and might as well fast forward to death.


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 No.263959[Reply]

based on the book of revelation, Newton calculated that the world would end in 2060. he believed that the office of pope fulfilled the role of antichrist, whose rule according to prophecy would last 1260 years, starting at 800 AD with charlamagne being crowned holy roman emperor by the pope which reconfirmed the donation of pepin to the papacy. no sooner than 2060 would Christ return to lead his children home to take them to the new jerusalem.

it feels good to see that there is an end in sight. i will be 58 when we are all saved. ive always wondered at how pathetic and miserable life was, that everything was all for nothing and that i was going to die insignificant, but it turns out i was wrong and its just a short while before everything is solved and i can bask in the glory of my creator
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 No.275548

>>275475
hunt and grow what
every official M.A.D. scenario I've seen ends in nuclear winter

 No.276512

>>275476
Those bunkers give them a few extra months at most, or perhaps in very few cases some years of living like a shrew. The ones that will go first are the lavish ones, and the ones that anyone knows exists. The big mistake of folks making those kinds of plans is not really appreciating the complexity of the system underpinning their material worth, and the fundamental uselessness of any amount of simplistic resources without the system to support them.

If any kind of apocalypse occurs it's folks like quakers and mormons that'll get through it.

 No.276513

>>276512
I don't know about the quakers but Mormons specifically prepare for the apocalypse. It is required by their religion to be preppers.

I think the Amish and Mennonites will also do alright since those communities are mostly self sufficient.

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>>276513
The Quakers have a good shot since their adoption of technologis eschews any kind of long-chain dependencies. So assuming the fundamentals of life are still supported in some manner and they don't get rolled by baying hordes of normies, they have a good chance.

Mormons, exactly. They have preparations aside as part of their doctrine. Not so much living it though, more suitable to survive short-term disruption to life.

In both cases the social bonds and cohesion are a powerful contributor to their odds of survival as a group.

 No.276544

>>275475
>you dont understand the thrill of survival
Truly spoken like someone who lives in an advanced system of home with untold layers of psychological coddling. Don't underestimate life.



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 No.274566[Reply][Last 50 Posts]

Last thread: https://archive.is/O6O7R

Lindsey Graham tests positive for Covid-19 and has had 'flu-like symptoms' despite being vaccinated
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 No.276495

>>276493
Lel that's pathetically fake. Literally no one would risk having 80IQ convicts make anything more complicated than license plates. You chingchong cock slobberers are so sad. So sad.

 No.276506

Even more fake refugees that are really just lying "economic migrants" fishing for benefits. Including 30 year old men posing as children.

 No.276514

>>276460
>>276461
>>276471
A market crash can be predicted, but not precisely. It's like blackjack. You want to be as close to 21 as possible without going over, but you don't know what your next card will be. Similarly, you can know that the market will crash, but not precisely when the market will crash, and your winnings are higher the longer you hold out, unless you bust. There is a lot of randomness, but those who know the best strategy get the best winnings.

 No.276553

>>276506
Never call them refugees. They are rapefugees.

 No.276589

>>276452
>>276456
>shills for a ultra shithole
>meanwhile they suck so hard that the govenment has to step in to try and stop Chinese people from buying high quality goods made outside of china
>Not even Chinese people want China made products because they are the worst quality in the world
>Like deadly bad level of scam products
>even the food and baby formula are toxic scams that have killed people

Why shill for such a shit country?
You can dislike the US without shilling for one of the worst governments to ever exist.


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 No.273490[Reply]

Can anyone explain why the fuck do normalfags go apeshit about football? everywhere i go humans are OBSESSED with watching soccers and the teams They're fucking watching a bunch of men playing with a leather ball on a field. Is that so engaging that they're ready to spend fuckload of money to get to the world cup? They don't even fucking play the game themselves. They only watch it.
You do realize that it's a mafia? There's no real skill involved, unless you mean acting skills. Every team is told to win or lose before the match even begins so everyone's pocket will be happy with a compromise.
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 No.274334

>>274318
The pads actually make it more violent though because they run into each other full force. There's also better strategy and better suspense in American football because they reset after each down.

 No.274342

>>274332
legendary player

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 No.276427

>>274332
you wanted to be a nigger?

 No.276445

>>276427
being a tall rapper nigga would be nice. just say "nugga shoot up the block" in a mic and u get money



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 No.263554[Reply][Last 50 Posts]

Before you go to sleep post here what was the best part of your day.

I'll begin, on this day, my best part was eating oreo cookies with milk. I haven't eaten oreo cookies in years so I enjoyed it very much. I was transported back in time when I was a silly kid who watched cartoons.
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 No.276392

>>276389
looks like a dead animal with a yeast infection with maggots crawling on it, yuck

 No.276393

>>276392
doesnt matter what it looks like, it is roasted chicken and bean stew and probably tastes awesome

 No.276417

>>276385
Cos it's latte art. The same reason you won't eat slop even it's the most delicious thing in the world. Read DAY OF THE TRIFFIDS and realise how sight-bias people are.

 No.276422

>>276417
I eat slop every day, I don't give a shit
in about 15 seconds I'm gonna pour a couple tea packets into my mouth with instant coffee and chase it down it with water from my ex pee jug

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seeing David Bowie's dog at the marketplace


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 No.268938[Reply][Last 50 Posts]

A thread to discuss anything related to cryptocurrency.

                                                                
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 No.276088

>>276087
Okay bragfag, what are you gonna buy with that $250,000? SEX?

 No.276090

>>276088

Going to liquidate it all into USDC stablecoin and then earn 8% interest on it through Celsius Network, earning me a fat steady stream of income.

 No.276433

This isnt crypto but it does relate to investing.
https://www.cmcmarkets.com/en/trading-guides/how-to-invest-in-water-stocks
What do you guys think?

 No.276434

>>276433
Looks a bit sketchy.
Like I don't doubt that it is (probably) legal, but it doesn't seem like a good investment to me.

That said I don't totally understand it and haven't read the white papers to dived deep into what they are doing. I just skimmed the site a bit and did a cross search of my own.

My 2 cents is if you don't personally really understand it then leave it alone. It is the simplest and best investment advice directly from Warren Buffett. It has saved me from a lot of bad investments in the past.

 No.276437

>>276433
wow what a bunch of assholes


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