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Am I the only person think that youtube get fucked up? The algorithm and quality both. I'm getting same shitty videos or stupid trend videos on my home page. So I'm stucked at subscribed channels page which prevents me discover new channels and old videos.
What do you wizards watch? Is there a virgin social video platform that didn't fucked up by jews yet?
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yet another addon that needlessly exposes you to more risk by installing it. everything this does, you can do in ublock or any other adblocker. every addon feature that simply removes things from view is generally within the scope of adblocking


Front page is eye rape. Can't stand looking at those thumbnails of slack-jawed morons gaping at nothing


It's algorithmically determined depictions that will precisely trigger the human brain psychologically to the maximum effect.
Never ceases being freaky seeing cyberpunk dystopia being played out in real life.


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good addon i will recommend

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who makes these fake numbers up? i've been coding for my employment for 7 years, 5 companies [never fired], and i only make $45,000/yr before taxes.

i think this is simply an advertisement. they tell zoomers they will make 6 figures starting if they know how to code, but actually it just oversaturates the market and drives down the cost of labor for coding.
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>$45,000/yr before taxes

I make that doing unskilled jobs/labor.


Unironically, get out of defense and get into the real private sector. Like any of the big names (Facebook Amazon Microsoft) or smaller name outfits (Crowdstrike, Square, Airbnb, Yelp, IBM, etc…) Defence contracts pay devs pennies so that the big guy at the top with all the pork barrel connections can afford his $20 million mansion in Arlington VA. The same job (slinging JS code) at a typical private sector company would pay 2x at least.

t. 250k doing js at a mid-tier public company


>wizards who make a quarter of a million dollars a year

How many presentations and meetings do you have a week? Back to reddit, normalfag.


No presentations, two mandatory meetings over Zoom for giving updates every week, cameras off. I get most of my work through Jira tickets and I tell my manager that I am happy to push through already-defined work, have no desire to drive big projects or talk to people.

Basically my throughput in tickets is 3x higher than any of the other devs on my team, through sheer autism so they have no choice to keep me around, or else they hire three guys and spend 200k extra in the overhead (have to pay for 3 employees benefits rather than one, etc).


Same, OP.
>Notch made $25 billion programming in Javascript, so now his earnings need to be factored in to the average.
There are three kinds of lies…

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Americunt here, I want to eventually move out of the US in search of a better standard of living.
American cost of living is insane and the social benefits don't back it up. Horrible public transit, healthcare system is non-existent, education is expensive, and everything meant to help people in my situation is designed to be way more complicated than it has to be.
If I broke my leg today, I would be instantly fucked. I want to move somewhere where I'm not afraid of going to a doctor because of bills.

Has anybody else (regardless of where you live) ever had the same thoughts? Did you do it? Where did you move from-to? What did you learn and do you have any advice?

Thanks everyone.
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Where do you live now and how do you feel it compares to Australia?


>It is an absolute shithole with third-world infrastructure

spoken like someone who has never been to a third-world country.


What's wrong with living in rural areas? I moved from MA to NH and regret nothing. No income tax, a surprising amount of IT work in Manchester, 80 mph speed limits cuz no one lives here, I can buy almost any gun I want, daily visits from Mr. Coyote and Mr. Squirrel, trees as far as the eye can see, and space. Lots and lots of space. And darkies are rare here, but not as rare as in Maine. The only thing I miss is the 1 Gbps internet where I used to live. I was lucky to get 200 Mbps up here. I won't tell you which town. The population is that low.


Europe, I don't want to say exactly. It is better in every way and people are much kinder

I have been to multiple that had better internet and water. Most things are above the real shit third world countries but not comparable to first world. Trains are always late or cancelled, phone coverage terrible, traffic on roads unbearable, rent and other costs of living are absurdly expensive, houses are built to terrible standards with no insulation so it's freezing in winter and deadly in summer unless you pay thousands on electricity, terrible insects and unbearable temperatures. Havent even mentioned that it is a police state where people and the law has no regard for human dignity or privacy. Australia is a nightmare scam country.


jealous. I wish i could get out.

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What measures would a sustainably moderatable imageboard use? Hundreds of messages or more a day with no posting filters becomes tedious for a mid-sized team to proactively monitor. In that case, how can an imageboard sustainably filter out bad posters?

- Word filters? People always find a way around them.
- Algebra or advanced math problem captchas? Selects for impressive autismo, but filters out good verbal posters with limited math skills.
- Graduating ban levels, with warnings or 3 day bans for light offenses like spam or advertising, or 6 month bans for CP, or whatever lengths are appropriate, should be considered.

What other options would be workable?
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It is just a way for mods to pick on someone in particular who isn't breaking rules.

Ether go full namefag, have post id per a thread, or don't have namefagging at all
If you open the door to subjective enforcement of non-rules it will be exclusively abused.


Algebra or other difficult filtering captchas for anons flagged as low quality.


Truly low effort regulars who aren't bad enough for a ban should be post rate limited by IP, or have the IP be given a more permanently identifiable tag to make them more filterable.

Good generals and threads should be given special status and protected from crawl, slide, and low quality parasitic bleeding. Maybe strong quality accounts should be able to have them voted into status with a target number by other anons. This would be better than jannies constantly attending. This status should be a tier below mod pinned posts.


Additionally, the max number of threads per day per IP should be tied to PPH. Higher PPH, higher thread max. Very high PPH allows high threads per hour.

This prevents malicious slide spam.


>what is dynamic ip
Wouldn't work.

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Any proper oldwizzes hang out here? I'm a hermit 37-year-old and don't feel any different from when I was 20.

What's in store for me? Does the angst kick in later?
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I'm not other guy I didn't claim to be above 4chan. But you still are a zoomer and nothing will ever change that.

Having said that, I am above the current state of 4chan.


I didn't know enjoying 4chan was a generational thing, you fag.


I feel like an oddity. I never used imageboards in my younger years. Never ventured into the cancerous parts of the internet. I spent all my time on the moderated message boards and gaming IRC networks.

There was one network of sites and chatrooms which has been defunct for longer than most zoomers have been alive. There were so many thousands of users across it. I spent my youth jumping around random public servers fucking around on different games with people who by now are all old as well. It's all been wiped from history after the financial backing fell out. I never seen the company or the communities mentioned in the years since. Perhaps it wasn't as big as I remember.

Wasn't until I got older myself that I figured I guess I am what I am. There's no denying it anymore. I am an internet dweller. So I started to venture into the cancerous parts of the internet to see what was really going on there.

I believed an illusion that I was going to become my true self eventually. I thought the state of being a loser was temporary of adolescence. That's when the angst kicked in. The internet cancer took hold for a while. Until I started to accept that I wasn't ever going to be "normal" to begin with and I didn't need to be all angsty about it either.

The kids especially are always looking for some wisdom aren't they. There's nothing profound really. People are all children at heart as is always mentioned in these types of threads. Perhaps a one constant… Whatever you're super sure of today. Whatever super secret you're so sure you've discovered that nobody else can see. That won't always be. You haven't got it figured out. Nobody does.


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decaying health is the only worry i really have, besides watching my extended family slowly die. i'm a few years younger than you but i'm beginning to experience stiffness after doing stuff now. i hope you can find a way through the pain you're experiencing


You aren't above it; you're a product of it. I can absolutely believe some posters here are old wizards, but you certainly aren't. I'd wager you and everyone else who parrots infantile -oomerisms is no older than fourteen.

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In this thread I will talk about a country I never set foot on.
nigeria is peak GTA,even more so than somalia,serbia etc,due to the diversity of groups and culture.
There are gangs of Bandits,which arent muslims,just interested in money,but they evolved to the point of walord-ism

the delta river avengers are mysterious,but seem to be leftists fighting big oil companies. they are more ideological,it seems,that the banditry groups
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its one of the most developed nations in africa


but boko haram is way more bruta than other african islamists/isis groups.
Maybe the non-religious warlords in black africa are even worse?
>also does anyone remember kony?


Are you talking about the US?


That's not too much, I know…


>also does anyone remember kony?
Oh yeah, what ever happened with that? I remember everyone was crazy about that ten years ago and then suddenly it was never mentioned again.

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Where do you see yourself in the year 2050? I will be 56 years old.

How do you see your life turning out by then?
Will you remain a neet or get a job?
Will UBI be a thing in the future in your country?
Will this you still post on this place if it still exists?
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Rotting corpse under ground %100. I won’t be alive by 2050


I don't like thinking about how bad the world is going to be in 2050, let alone my own life.


A world where no one fights over OIL


I will own nothing and I will be happy


god i hope ubi becomes a thing in 30 fucking years.. i have been waiting for 8 years already and i'm growing disillusioned

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Should I be worried or nah?
I don't get attention from succubi anyway
But there's something worrying about it, I don't know
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My sex drive seems to have completely disappeared. I wonder if I have a brain tumor or something. This never happened to me except when deeply depressed to the point of being almost catatonic. I'm less depressed than usual if you go by the metric of the past 10 years. Maybe my brain just realized it hasn't seen or interacted with a real succubus in 10 years so it decided sex drive was unnecessary.


But you do have desires for 2D. And I don't get that either and honestly I don't want to. There was a time in my life when I tried to have a waifu but I found the whole thing stupid and so I dropped it. My problem isn't with 3D people only, it is with the idea of romance itself and bonding to others. It is a destruction of privacy and the self. I want to preserve my self and my ego above all others, I can't let it mix with 2D concepts or 3D actual humans.

Mods should do something about the leaking, I don't them to ruin every single thread. I am sure now someone linked this place to some r9k variation and now the tourists are all over here.

You are getting older. That's all. Your sex drive is still there but sleeping, after a couple of weeks you will have it back, even if only to a small extent.
I'm 25 and this year I noticed my sex drive is lower than it was before, thank God. I can endure masturbating 2 times a week only now, previously I had to do it daily.


You say that like it's a bad thing. I hate how much my brain nags me to masturbate. I welcome the death of my libido.


When it's one more thing that used to feel good but doesn't there's not much to be happy about.


One less thing to be a slave to

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Link the comfiest documentaries. Japanology is pretty nice
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English dub please


It’s just about leaded gasoline. It’s by veritasium who is a really popular science youtuber which is why it’s getting recommended to you all the time. His physics videos are pretty good though.


>Hey, I think I'll buy that chocolate ba–
>…I fucking hate chocolate bars and I'm not going to buy one now.
^How the Youtube recommendation system works for me, but apparently for nobody else.


It works that way for everyone.


Does Youtube WANT to destroy Veritasium's channel, then?

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No politics or religion in the crawl thread, please.

>Ambient sounds to wash away distraction

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Israel's is proper scary, but the most frightening of all, the one that feels just unsettlingly horrifying is…


1939 Poland.



was this a small sample that was looped incorrectly? the sudden stop and starting at various points seems unintentional


I have a very dark confession to make. I've lost my anal virginity to a young female nurse when she injected a huge enema into my ass because I had been constipated for weeks. It was a huge metal tube, longer than the average dildo, I was basically raped by the medical mafia. I haven't been the same since, not only did they anally raped me, but the nurse saw my penis, yes a succubus saw me naked and penetrated my ass with a metal tube. They've stole my anal virginity, they've stole my powers, I'm virtually gay now.>>290709

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