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General chat thread

Discussion in 'General' started by Nanimani, Dec 27, 2015.

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  1. Ragnarok

    Ragnarok Well worn.

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    On the shuttle to work I overheard some people in the department next to mine saying they were planning on gaslighting the sous chef by looking just above his right eye and making a baffled face every time they talk to him pretending like there is something stuck there and making him really self-conscious.

    Ultimately I decided not my department, not my problem and I don't know what their beef is but I was tempted for a moment to inform the sous chef on what was going to happen.
    Firefox Focus is a version of Firefox that is always incognito.
     
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  2. Hatless Nuance

    Hatless Nuance I trust you know where the happy button is?

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    I think you should, as covertly as possible, tell the chef being targeted by this behavior. Then they can hopefully address or ignore what is happening on their own terms. The specific behavior may not be "that bad", but the intent is very messed up. HR would be a pain, but warning the person feels like a good idea.

    Though maybe ask the aforementioned chef to not mention you doing this to others. That seems like the most moral action without taking excess heat.
     
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  3. Galactus18

    Galactus18 Your first time is always over so quickly, isn't it?

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    So I was watching anime as any respectable man would do then I thought of castlevaniva for whatever reason now I can’t get Dracula saying Baka and hiding behind his cloak outta my head I have dubbed him bakula
     
  4. heralding_bubble

    heralding_bubble Liar and Hypocrite

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    now that's a strong start for a first post
     
  5. Guardian Box

    Guardian Box gremlinous slav squatting child

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    Took my first loan yesterday. Couldn't make ends meet for the month, so I felt like I had little choice. Gonna need to be more frugal with my finances for the next year to pay it off, but hopefully I can manage it.

    Being a debt slave is not the kind of cyberpunk future I imagined myself ending up as experiencing.
     
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  6. Arc-on-Fire

    Arc-on-Fire Not too sore, are you?

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    I hate the antichrist.

    [​IMG]
     
  7. Autocorruptor

    Autocorruptor Corrupting Innocent Grammar

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    Good luck. I am luckily debt free (for now), but it sucks to have that hanging over your head. I hope you are able to pay it all off in time.
     
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  8. Autocorruptor

    Autocorruptor Corrupting Innocent Grammar

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    I was looking at the rules of the internet, and these two rules struck truth.
     
  9. Arc-on-Fire

    Arc-on-Fire Not too sore, are you?

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    How violent do you like your fics QQ? I say this because well...

    I am inspired to say the least. It's descriptive, beautiful, metal — and not to mention... utterly horrifying. I ever get around to writing, then my fight scenes are gonna violent. Bibically violent.
     
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  10. Autocorruptor

    Autocorruptor Corrupting Innocent Grammar

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    I met a traveller from an antique land,
    Who said—“Two vast and trunkless legs of stone
    Stand in the desert. . . . Near them, on the sand,
    Half sunk a shattered visage lies, whose frown,
    And wrinkled lip, and sneer of cold command,
    Tell that its sculptor well those passions read
    Which yet survive, stamped on these lifeless things,
    The hand that mocked them, and the heart that fed;
    And on the pedestal, these words appear:
    My name is Foot Fetish, Kink of Kinks;
    Look on my Works, ye Mighty, and despair!
    Nothing beside remains. Round the decay
    Of that colossal Wreck, boundless and bare
    The lone and level sands stretch far away.”
     
  11. Hatless Nuance

    Hatless Nuance I trust you know where the happy button is?

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    And yet, as that lone monument remains,
    It shows the feet and ankles, and the shins.
    Declaring foot fetishists do remain,
    As all around decays into the sand.
    Those trunkless legs, the monument, stand whole,
    Denying that their form would need show more.
    That shattered visage, frowning, wrinkled, cold,
    But shows the dominated on the floor,
    With passion in its ecstatic despair,
    That they are not yet trod upon again.
    Look on these Works, ye Mighty, and despair!
    For ever, as humankind keeps their feet,
    There shall remain those holders of the kink
    To fetishize the soul within our soles.
     
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  12. vyor

    vyor Oh that's cute

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    There be reasons why I'm sad that most adaptations of biblical stories focus on Jesus and Moses.
     
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  13. Ragnarok

    Ragnarok Well worn.

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    For the past few months I've been living out of my car. It was mostly a personal choice. Not something I was forced into. I quit my old job because it was miserable and couldn't find anything I really wanted to do, but of course without work you can't afford rent, so I moved out and into my car. I had already done a bit of part-time car camping and have been doing research for a while so it wasn't too hard of an adjustment. The trick was finding a quiet place to sleep that wouldn't get the neighbors to call the cops on you. Also since I had family in the area I could occasionally bum a shower and do my laundry, and they didn't mind.

    That said, while it hasn't been a terrible experience, I found that the hashtag van life isn't for me. My car is just long enough for me to stretch out fully despite being tall, but it's still fairly cramped and you can't really spend an extended amount of time in it. Sure I live in a city and there's a lot open late but at the end of the day I just want a small place to myself. Plus I consider myself a gamer and you can't exactly hook up your PS4 in a small car. Maybe a proper camper van but I can't afford that. I have found a job that I actually enjoy and hopefully have a place to move in next month. It's nothing special, just a small room in a trailer park but a proper bed and desk to put my computer PS4 on with a kitchen and bathroom to share will be nice.
     
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  14. vyor

    vyor Oh that's cute

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    Good luck man.
     
  15. Drak4806

    Drak4806 Well worn.

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    What database got hacked that's causing all these accounts to be used to advertise crypto here on QQ?
     
  16. Arc-on-Fire

    Arc-on-Fire Not too sore, are you?

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    Accounts on QQ are being hijacked to advertise crypto nonsense? Well, I've been kinda wanting to talk about this for a while now but... does QQ have any threads dedicated to online privacy? I've only seen it discussed about in blurbs every once and a while.
     
  17. evildice

    evildice (Verified d4)

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    Seems like a good thread topic.
     
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  18. Arc-on-Fire

    Arc-on-Fire Not too sore, are you?

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    Yeah, I just searched and there's only like... three threads about it. I guess I can make a thread about it. Just wondering what kind of resources that I should share and save people the time. Should I go all in?
     
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  19. vyor

    vyor Oh that's cute

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    I don't think it's allowed, but you'd have to ask a mod or admin to be sure.
     
  20. Guardian Box

    Guardian Box gremlinous slav squatting child

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    I never saw the appeal of ASMR videos until today, but I think I'm starting to get it

     
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  21. Autocorruptor

    Autocorruptor Corrupting Innocent Grammar

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    Just a thought, but CAPTCHA must be HELL for visually impaired people. If they can't see well, then they can't tell what each image means.
     
  22. Guardian Box

    Guardian Box gremlinous slav squatting child

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    I know this may come off as a shock to you, but glasses exist.
     
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  23. evildice

    evildice (Verified d4)

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    [​IMG]
     
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  24. Rivan9000

    Rivan9000 I trust you know where the happy button is?

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    Sometimes a person's eyes get so bad that glasses don't make much of a difference. One of my eyes is so bad that it's practically blind. No glasses or surgery can make it usable.
     
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  25. justinkal

    justinkal Connoisseur.

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    That's why most captcha systems also include an audio based option.
     
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  26. Autocorruptor

    Autocorruptor Corrupting Innocent Grammar

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    I know this. I wear glasses. My parents wear glasses. Half my coworkers wear glasses. However, some people have very, very bad vision to the point they are classified as legally blind.
    Huh, I didn't know that. Interesting!
     
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  27. Guardian Box

    Guardian Box gremlinous slav squatting child

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    Shit dude, sorry to hear that.

    Can you share what's the exact condition you have? One of my friends has something somewhat similar, where his optic nerves apparently cross in such a way that only one of them works properly. They other eye technically works fine on its own, but the nerve connection is fucking it all up. One of the main reasons he has been refused corrective eye surgery so far.
     
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  28. Rivan9000

    Rivan9000 I trust you know where the happy button is?

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    Sorry it took me awhile to respond.

    I don't remember the exact condition, but I remember the doctors said that my eye was always weak. So much so that as a child I was only looking out of my good eye. I didn't even understand that I didn't have depth perception for quite a while. They tried to strengthen my eye by putting a patch on my good eye. The hope was that by using my bad eye exclusively it would be strengthened.

    Didn't work and they tried for years. All I got for my trouble was a history of headaches.

    After all is said and done the doctors tell me that surgery would be a waste of time.

    Doesn't sound like I have the same condition as your friend.
     
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  29. Autocorruptor

    Autocorruptor Corrupting Innocent Grammar

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    I recently installed an extension on my web browsers, the nyan cat progress bar for youtube. It replaces the progress bar with a mini nyan cat, and it is very fun. That made me curious: are there any other fun extensions out there? Please give me your thoughts!
     
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    evildice (Verified d4)

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    uBlock Origin and Cookie AutoDelete are probably not fun, but they're my favorites.
     
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