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 No.286265[Reply][Last 50 Posts]

FIVE DOLLARS PER GALLON. NO BREAD FOR EASTERN EUROPE. REDDITORS POST GPS'D PHOTOS OF BARRACKS, WAKE UP TO ROCKETS. SEX-SELLING PLATFORMS AND FAST FOOD PULL OUT OF RUSSIA; QUALITY OF LIFE ON THE RISE

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 No.286977

>>286975
So you would rather Ukraine just surrender to Russia without bloodshed and then you get to be a Russian satellite? Seems a little short-sighted.

 No.286984

>>286977
There is as little reason for a wizard to prioritize future generations over his own as for a wizard to prioritize other races over his own.

 No.286985

Putin is intentionally doing bad, to live out his LARP of redoing WW2, there is no inspiring comeback story without a 1941 Barbarossa fiasco to start it off.

 No.286989

>>286985
Made uglier by the makeup

 No.286992

>>286985
The real Ukraine is the friends we made along the way, this is bringing Russia together in an epic struggle they haven't had since WW2. Its like USA post-911. They are really coming together.


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 No.271362[Reply]

Got any new gear to talk about? Let's discuss.

I'll start with a new pair of earbuds I got that have Active Noise Cancellation. They sound pretty damn well and the ANC on them work well enough to where I can stay within my own thoughts and not have to hear the asinine sounds of the world whenever I need to be out and about.

My only gripe with them is that with ANC on the battery life takes a nose dive so I can't use them all the time with ANC on, but still even with ANC on it's quite an escape and a damn good experience.
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 No.286735

>>286709
My family has had the same oven my entire life. It is literally just an insulated box with electric heating elements inside. What is there that can even break?

 No.286803

Finally brought some speakers to make a 3.1 setup for my TV. It does make movie watching much more enjoyable (voices are so clear now that I have a center channel), but the bass from the subwoofer is so friggin heavy. I have to turn it down almost all the way for it to be within reasonable levels. I guess it is too big for the size of the room.

 No.286804

>>286803
Might have to rebalence the audio (if you can on TV) to tone down the bass so it isn't overwhelming in a small space.

 No.286987

>>286804
I brought some cheap speaker spikes for the speakers, which made a noticeable difference. A lot of the sound was shaking the floor, making it seem louder than it was. Putting it on the spikes makes me hear the base well, yet I can barely hear it from another room. I moved the speaker to right next to my chair so I could still feel the bass without rattling the house.

I thought these things were audiophile placebo bullshit, but they work well. I may buy some more for my other speakers.

 No.286988

>>286735
Said heating elements



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 No.284601[Reply][Last 50 Posts]

No politics or religion in the crawl thread, please.

>Ambient sounds to wash away distraction

https://asoftmurmur.com/
>Assortment of shuffled relaxing VG OSTs
https://www.vipvgm.net/mellow
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 No.286980

CRAAAAAAAWWLLLLLL

 No.286981

>>286980
IIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIINGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGG MY SKINNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNNN

 No.286983

>>286980
I'm playing a lot of video games today, not feeling too well to post anything

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 No.287379

>>286968
>Nothing about you tossing pizza at the wall is kino.
This sentence is funny both in and out of context.


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 No.283526[Reply]

Will geek culture (or subcultures) ever return to their former statues or are they permanently a part of the (mainstream) monoculture they've been absorbed into?
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 No.286595

>>286460
>I mean the Bible is just 1 book,
The Bible is a volume bound together for the purpose of convenience. It contains 66 books, written and published in distinct eras, written by a number of writers from distinct civilizations.

 No.286609

>>286458
Why not both???

I can enjoy both classic stuff and mindless entertainment. You don't have to 'have a taste'. It is all right to try out everything a little, maybe you will end up liking a genre you thought you hated all your life.

 No.286883

>>286452
Money seems to corrupt everything to it's core. It's never enough to make *some* money, they have tear the whole thing down to strip every item of value. Like fucking Locusts.

(Where's the damn End of the Wizards thread?)

 No.286893

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>>283526
The original Geek culture is dead. But it's kinda hilarious that normalfags are so obsessed with trends even to the point of creating an "aesthetic" from anything. Rene Girard was definitely into something when he talked about the mimetic desire. But of course, these normalfag clones feel really soulless and parodic.

 No.286901

>>286893
>cottagecore
Cottagecore?! I don't understand how Gen Z are so fucking hollow. This is that hyperreality shit that Baudrillard was talking about, that "more real than real" isn't it? I regularly see it in the youtube comments section of unknown 80s pop songs where zoomer dogs are looking to make vaporwave with.

>Rene Girard was definitely into something when he talked about the mimetic desire.

I would like to know more.



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 No.286629[Reply]

Is meaning commensurate to responsibilities?

Image unrelated, I just wanted to post an image I absolutely hate.
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 No.286750

Success is partly a combination of motivation and effort but also partly luck and privilege. There is everyone happy now?

 No.286753

>>286750

I will be happy if I can cook this pizza without tripping the breaker.
1800 watts might have been a bit too powerful for my house's electrical system.

 No.286758

>>286753
It is cooked and eaten.
I am happy.

 No.286771

>>286750
You jest, but if normalfags could admit it then I would feel at ease. The number of normalfags that have asked me why I'm still working in a warehouse despite having a STEM degree and then proceed to call me lazy even when I explain what happened. Half of them ask me in a disappointed parent way and the others have this malice behind the question.

Then there's this guy I knew basically passed his degree by the skin of his teeth and couldn't get into any graduate schemes but his dad was some bigshot business guy that got him into one of the Big 4 anyway.

 No.286783

>>286656
basically this whole existence is about value and if something has a point to the person so this is true. everyone has different views of life so something could have a point for one person but not mean something to another.



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 No.285696[Reply]

So of course it is just a stupid game system but still, it is fun to think about it. Where would you put yourself when it comes to classic alignments? I think I would be a Chaotic Evil, I just want to enjoy ultimate freedom and destroy everything or almost everything around me. Also, where would you put fictional characters and real life characters? Let's discuss everything related to alignment here.

http://easydamus.com/alignmenttest.html - Test if you aren't certain where you stand or if you want to read about alignments.
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 No.286429

>>286392
I'm not sure that's accurate. Example:
>2. Would you give up a promising career to aid the family in time of need?
Obvious that the "good" answer is "yes immediately." And that's going to be worth good points. But "good," "altruism," D&D moral measures - I'm not convinced. In real life, it is a transaction of losing money and distal social respect to gain immediate status and respect. And for someone whose family relationships have better long-term benefits, that is an exchange that would be well worth making. In the inverse scenario - I mean, my psychiatrist tried to get me to cut all ties with my entire immediate family, "your mother isn't like other succubi, this is going to destroy you" etc. etc., the sort of stuff most of us have heard before. Was sticking with my family an act of "good"? Was supporting my family emotionally and even financially through hardship "good"? Of course not. There was a calculation playing out, which I was not consciously aware of until after numerous decisions had been made and my course was settled. Having seen this all play out in real life, on that one I had to say no, I would not do it again–but if it had played out even a little bit better than it really did, then I'd probably repeat the pattern indefinitely. Even a small number of even familial positive social bonds will likely outweigh a lucrative position in the long run, purely in terms of self interest. It's not like the average wizard would be able to easily replace familial relationships with acquired social relationships, much less ones of equal value.

Similarly:
>7. A powerful but corrupt judge offers you wealth if you'll testify against your friend. Do you:
>9. Have you ever betrayed a friend?
>13. Do you donate time and money to improve the local community?
These are all transactions, weighed not by moral principle but by immediate relational bond. Have you ever gained the trust of an enemy? Do you donate time and labor to undermine a rival? A merchant offers you wealth if you will testify on his behalf as a character witness in a labor dispute arbitration; he may be being treated unfairly because italians are not well liked in your city, do you stretch the truth on his behalf?Post too long. Click here to view the full text.

 No.286432

>>286429
A major problem I have with basically all forms of either online quizzes like this or even formal psychological testing is that they all assume you have a “normal”/“nice”/“good” family. If your family is fucked up it skews the results to make you either more “evil” for things like this, or to misdiagnose you with things clinically.

 No.286464

>>286429
>>286432
True enough but let's not forget an important point, to be considered as Good you need to follow the golden rule and to even help your enemies. So ok we live in a shitty society but still, if we are good we should help this shitty society and lead it in the right direction whenever we can. Maybe that's why it is so hard to score Good on these tests, pity and loving your enemy aren't cool nowadays.

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>>286464
I don't believe it's actually "hard" to get good. These are the questions I answered differently to get a good result:
>1. Family elders are expressing disapproval of you to the rest of the family. Do you:
Changed to a fantasy scenario in which their disapproval was not based entirely on greed.
>2. Would you give up a promising career to aid the family in time of need?
Changed to a more naive time in my life when this seemed like it was not a misery trap without escape.
>4. Do you respect the leaders of your family?
Changed to a fantasy scenario in which this was possibly warranted.
>5. If your family had arranged your marriage to someone loathsome, would you:
Changed to a fantasy scenario in which family has genuinely good intentions with this.
>6. You're estranged from a family member. On his deathbed, he seeks reconciliation. Do you:
Changed to a fantasy scenario in which estrangement just happens and reconciliation might be a matter of issues on both sides of equal moral weight instead of flaws in his deliberate malicious behavior being weighed against flaws in my nature (annoying voice, ugly appearance, unsociable temperament, strong memory of past wrongs).
>8. Do you become close to friends, or hold most people at a safe distance?
Changed to a fantasy scenario in which close friendship is a plausible outcome of social interaction with normal people.
>10. How do you view lifelong commitment to a single romantic partner?
Changed to a fantasy scenario in which this is a plausible life path for myself.
>11. Do you insist on repayment when lending money to friends?
Changed to a fantasy scenario in which I have spare money and friends-in-need instead of trying to consider lending life-improvement-plan necessities to workplace acquaintances.
>12. Are you still in touch with childhood friends?
Changed to a fantasy scenario in which childhood friendships are not based on who has the best toys and least abusive/most permissive parents.
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 No.286570

>>286568
Had a good laugh, thanks. But yes, you are right, I get the point. These tests always naively assume that there is nothing wrong with society or the community and it is only a few individuals who are evil while it is exactly the opposite case usually. Maybe Shin Megami Tensei series does it right, in their games it is not Lawful Good for example but Light-Law and not Lawful Evil but Dark-Law and so on. Also, back in the day originally there were just 3 alignments, Chaos-Neutral-Law, the whole Good-Neutral-Evil axis got thrown in later.

All this talk about alignments makes me want to create my own test, the correct version. I would take out Lawful-Neutral, True Neutral, Chaotic-Neutral, Neutral Good and Neutral Evil from my test and also would change the Good to Light and Evil to Dark. Plus I would try not to give completely retarded questions lol Maybe I will post it here later.



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 No.262295[Reply][Last 50 Posts]

Seeing as this site is so dead, it leads me to ask this. If not actively posting here, then what else?
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 No.286285

Beat my meat

 No.286287

I literally just do nothing.

 No.286294

I have been playing video games for ungodly amounts of hours lately

 No.286297

>>262295
On the weekdays, I just work, eat, sleep, maybe play a video game when I'm not working. I also do body weight exercises 3-4 times a week. Once the day is over I'll lay in bed for a good hour browsing various forums.

On the weekends I'll likely just make dinner for the next week, do yard work (I live with my parents). Then, of course, in my free time the usual watching of netflix, anime, playing games, with some weed to help ease the rest of the day by.

 No.286565

>>262295
My life is very simple and routine. I go for one hour long walk in the morning and one 20 minute trip to the supermarket every evening (to purchase items from the discount rack). Aside from that, all I do is either play video games or watch YouTube videos on various topics.

I am an extremely boring individual.


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 No.286450[Reply]

I used to want to travel abroad/move to another city etc but I'm accep ting due to my inability to fend off by myself and my neet status I will remain my province even after parents die

 No.286451

If I combine allowance+job given by family+future disability bux and inheritance I might just be able to live without working



 No.286301[Reply]

I recently got into mbti, which is basically a better alternative to astrology, since it actually analyzes your character and doesn't just make some shit up from stars and shit. Just wanted to know what do you think about it. What's your type? Etc…
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 No.286330

>>286305
According to the mbti community 16 personalities isn't an accurate test, since typing by the four letters is bullshit created to simplify Carl Jung theory, while ruining it in the proccess.
You have to do it the way Carl Jung intended - by cognitive functions.
Take a cognitive function test (https://sakinorva.net/functions) and figure out the four letter variant by ranking them from strongest to weakest, which is different for every type. Here's a copy pasted explanation of each function and the function stack of each personality type.

The functions:

Extraverted Sensing (Se)
(The 5 senses)
Taking action, using all five senses, going forward. Se takes in the present moment in its entirety, and makes rapid decisions on the fly. During times of crisis and emergencies, individuals with primary or auxiliary Se can make the best out of the situation.

Introverted Sensing (Si)
(Memory)
Associations, metaphors, nostalgia. Si can travel back to any point in time through a single scent or sound. Important information (and sometimes interesting trivia) is stored in filing cabinets, where it can be retrieved at any later time.

Extraverted Intuition (Ne)
(Creativity)
Brainstorming, thinking outside the box, idea generation. Ne easily hops from idea to idea, while making abstract connections. Many artists—especially poets—use significant Ne in their work. To the outside, Ne seems quick, random, and extremely “jumpy.”

Introverted Intuition (Ni)
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 No.286333

I have to say one thing about MBTI that does impress me is its longevity. I took a test for 11th grade and got INTP "The Architect". And I took it again 13 years later and got the same result.

 No.286334

>>286333
Isn't the Architect INTJ?

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 No.286336

I'm ENTJ sometimes score INTJ.



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 No.286247

succubi go to that website and also visit wizchan to view us like animals in a zoo. anything dealing with gore and self harm on males

 No.286248

>>286245
The copy paper boxes in the back are of a brand native to Eastern Europe. I wouldn't put it past LEA and frontline medicals there to have their phones out recording someone who was about to kill themselves before even attempting to help him.

 No.286250

>>286247
>Cutedeadguys
I think the main ones using the site are people with necrophilia and attracted to men.
So probably mostly fags like OP with a small minority of succubi who visit because they get off on this shit

 No.286254

>>286246
You are right. It still irks me that people get away with laughing at, abusing, slandering, etc., "undesirables" which is just groid talk for anyone that doesn't conform to their ZOG society. And people that laugh at LOLcows. All that kind of thing.

>>286248
That is grim. God damn cell phones

 No.286255

Moved to >>>/b/762463.



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