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Hello cousins
Kohlchan is down.
Let's make a KC general here.
Go go go
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Gott sei Dank
No. 46555
True fuck this pedo shithole.
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Come home, Bernd:

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How would ernst go about invading modern day Rome?

t.future Rome invader
No. 46543 Kontra
Modern day Rome? You just buy an airplane ticket and that's it. Gotta wait for the quarantine to be lifted though.
No. 46544 Kontra
I would take some Elephants and use the Passo del Brennero this time
No. 46545
Hmmm well, if I am to successfully overtake Napoleon's goals and achievements, cleaning the clergy would have to be a wanton goal to assure futute generations their pillar of faith has had a check up.
Can't hurt can it?
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Protip, if you want to overcome Napoleon's achievements, you need to understand 4th generation warfare so intuitively that you can break its rules and come out on top. Napoleon's military legacy was to redefine modern warfare, his conquests ended eventually but many of the ideas that arose under his leadership are still in active use.

In other words, spend the next decade at least doing intensive study under the best generals you can get, and then successfully alter one of the fundamental assumptions of 4gw. That's what'll get you recognised as a Napoleon, not conquests.

Hide No. 42577 Systemkontra [Reply]
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Old thread is kill, this is the new Radio Ernstiwan thread. I'm starting right away with the 1905 show, going live RIGHT NOW (with pre-music)

Share your musical taste and your seductive voice (no homo) with your fellow Ernsts, and help making this chan not only enojoyable for the eyes and mind, but also for the ears. As always, there are no restrictions whatsoever in what to stream. Just share what you like, every streamer has his own ideas and style, and it only makes the radio more interesting.

The radio is available here: http://radio.ernstchan.xyz:8000/

Connection data for the public stream: see pic 3. See also the beautifully crafted pic 4 and the infos on the radio page itself for additional details. Don't hesitate to ask if there's anything on your mind, there are lots of people around who have working streaming setups running and will be glad to help you out. You can see at the top of EC (below the banner) if a stream is on.

Happy listening/streaming!
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I'm gonna do some early morning streaming for any Euro night owls or whatever. Going to start in the discord in 15-20 minutes. I'll start easy, and won't jump straight into monster games (if I do at all).
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I'm live on discord, but dunno how well it'll go. This is Australian internet and for some reason, my housemate playing Battlefield is enough to wreck everone else's upload speed.
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Seems like 8:00GMT/10:00CET was a little early, literally no one there on discord :DD

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Hallo Ernst,

Ich verstehe nicht wie die Wasserknappheit zunehmen kann wenn die Polkappen die ganze Zeit schmelzen.

Hast du Elfenjungen oder Studienarbeiten zu diesem Thema, vielleicht sogar selbst Wissen was weiterhelfen kann?

Ich kann mir das nur erklären durch das ganze Waser was eingelagert wird in Plastikflashcen (allein bei Aldi und Lidl ist es ja schon einiges wenn das mal bedacht wird auf den gesamten Kontinent.)

Elfenjunge der mich dazu veranlasst :



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No. 46245 Kontra
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Looks like this was intended to be on /b/.
No. 46246 Kontra
Ich bin faul, also nur aus dem Kopf heraus und ja, eigentlich /b/.

Grundwasser/Meereswasser-Unterschied. Wasserverteilung = Wasserknappheit? Wasserverteilung hängt mit Klima zusammen, wo (Region) regnet es wann, was wiederum relevant für Grundwasser ist, welches meines Wissens nach Trinkwasser ist und eben nicht Meereswasser, auch wenn es vielleicht wirklich sowas wie Meereswasserentsalzungsanlagen gibt, ich weiß nur, dass es sie bei SimCIty3000 gab.
No. 46247
Meerwasser =/= Trinkwasser.
Wasserknappheit ist hautsächlich ein Problem in gegenden in denen sowieso wenig Wasser zur verfügung steht, denn dort trocknen natürliche Seen und Flüsse aus auf die Menschen und Tiere angewiesen sind.

Da können noch so viele Polkappen schmelzen, ein See irgendwo in Zentralafrika hat davon wenig.
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Entschuldigung, Ich werde es beim nächsten Post bedenken.

Hab ein schönes Wochenende :)

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Old video games systemkontra
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Had my first encounter with the Heart of the Spire today. It did not go very well :DD It was my first successfull Watcher run, so I have "ascended" (not sure if it counts without defeating the heart) every role one time now. Have to say every class is fun to play, they did a decent job designing this. Also with the experience from other classes I have to replay Ironclad, I wonder if that will feel different now with the experience from the other classes under the belt.

>She died in WC2, right? Sadly, I not get far in WC2 yet.
Yeah, she did, she committed sudoku in the Heaven's Gate-mission when she crashed her fighter into a Kiltathi base, because she believed her fiancee was held captive and tortured there.
>I not get far in WC2 yet.
I also struggled a lot with WC2, I think it is considerably more difficult than WC1. The fact that I played it on PC and that the rendering sometimes stuttered didn't help either.
>and at least in edition I played added voice acting that for me changed personality of main hero

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Ascension ticks off at Act 3 completion. Act 4 is an optional extra to get true ending. Do recommend going back to Ironclad too, they're super fun even if they've got a lower skill floor.
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I think video games would be system contra'd now? I'll create new if so
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Which is the most abundant animal species on earth? Is there any way to estimate what rank humans hold in terms of total number of individuals when compared to other animal species?
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iirc most abundant metazoans are not thought to be any family of insects (or even arthropods) but rather a different group of ecdysozoans, the nematodes
No. 46172 Kontra
I think OP is asking about the most numerically abundant animal, not the group with greatest diversity (number of species)
No. 46178
Well, such thoughts still don't stop me from being sentimental because I have layers upon layers of mental gymnastics to justify an idea, discredit it, then validate it again through another means. Truly, the human mind is the most entertaining toy one could possess.
Which recently lead me to the thought that another reason why intelligence is not a virtue besides ethics/morals is that intellect is concerned purely with the computation of relationships between relationships of relationships of relatively simple things, resulting in conclusions that are not useful at all.
Kind of how for hundreds and hundreds of years, big brain IQ160 theologians spent considerable mental effort on resolving contradictions and elaborating ambiguities in the christian religion that honestly are not of any importance, value or utility at all, and amount to nothing but mental masturbation. "Bro, did Christ really die on the cross, or did he ascend before death, leaving behind an illusion? Or was it not an illusion, but a body deprived of holy spirit? Bro, what if he died but what died on the cross was not Christ himself, but his purely material aspect? Bro, what about that immaculate conception bro, how does it work?". A bunch of bullshit honestly.

It can be the case that considerable mental processing power is spent for the sake of nothing valuable at all, if intellect has no wisdom to guide it.
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This is insane when you think about it.
22% beetles
1% anything with a spine.

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Thread for discussion of paleontology, paleo art, geology, etc. I have recently become interested in this topic and would like to learn more.

Oculudentavis khaungraae was described last year as an avialan dinosaur. Then the original paper was retracted when it was shown to be a lizard (following the discovery of a second specimen). But the name & description are still valid according to the ICZN. So now further work will have to cite a retracted paper. It’s unclear why the retraction occurred since incorrect phylogenetic placement is usually not met with such a severe measure. It’s possible the provenance of the fossil (from controversial Burmese amber) was a significant factor in this decision.
No. 46120
Actually the paper was from March 2020 not 2019

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Are there any other cases of iq19 birds and dinosaurs being preserved in amber?
No. 46144
Is this an repost from krautchan.rip?

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What are some good alternatives? TikTok is owned by Chinese multinationals. YT is garbage owned by Google. Just creating a new email these days often requires a phone number and it's becoming increasingly a pain in the ass to even find any kind of disposable email or fake vmail inbox to use to create accounts anywhere. Like if I wanted to host videos where am I even supposed to go? Twitch? Twitch is owned by Amazon. Is there even anything left out there that is independent, free, and/or anonymous?
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>The old internet is still there. It is just not interesting to the majority of the users of the internet.

I don't care about them anyway. They'll follow what's popular once it becomes popular. I've been reaching out to people who share my personal interests, BUT with a view to opening up private channels of communication with them. It doesn't have to be about building a decentralized network per say. It's about building connections based around any and all shared interests. Start from there.
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> shared interest
Exactly. And for that "mainstream" is good enough for about 100% of the population. There is no point in trying something else.
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There's also forums, though they're a dying breed. The current net's social credit system doesn't let them hold any meaningful value.
I guess chat services and discord exist but those are usually attached to some larger mainstream community.
No. 46056
I kind of suspect that these are the sorts of conversations people were having when the bbs boards snd culture were dying and AOL chatrooms were taking over. I like to think that in a very real sense chans became their successors and we are simply in another transitional period. The problem, of course, is that most things of which I am aware are corporate like Discord, reddit, Twitch etc and worse are all datafarms, but that doesn't mean there isn't going to ever be a successor ever again.

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Post any/all interesting articles, breaking stories or whatever stupid opinion piece that cements your preconceived notions of the world.
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>I'm not sure if it's a cultural thing or Islam's influence but they tend more to keep their egos and arrogance in check.
Are you sure that's not just selection bias based on your dad's educational and class background? Half the stories I hear out of Pakistan are either people chimping out over muh honor (including a great case of pissed off lawyers storming a cardiac hospital and smashing life-saving machinery), or people chimping out over muh prophet's honor.

And 90% of my regrettable interactions with Pakistanis over the internet has taken the form of them shitting on Hindus/Indians for being barbarians/dark, going on about how they're actually Arabs/Persians (and so not the same as those filthy brown Hindus), or at best going on about how NWerners are the master race of the Indian subcontinent (Indian Punjabis do this too).

Also, my interactions with Muslims in general has led to an impression of supreme arrogance. Not the really religious ones, because truly religious people tend to be humbled regardless of their background. But Muslims who take it as an identity over a personal spiritual mission have the most obnoxious, duplicitous triumphalism in the world, even worse than the same type of Christian.
No. 46059 Kontra
You guys seem to misunderstand me about hierarchy. It's not good, it's shit, but it's inevitable because there is no other way to organize a large-scale human society. Managing hierarchy is about making the best of a shit situation, it's not a good in and of itself.
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>Are you sure that's not just selection bias based on your dad's educational and class background?

> I don't know why any of us bothers trying to talk directly to some American considering there's only a handful of us here but it's routinely wrong and the assumed person is somebody else.
lol I am not RAC. Wait a minute are neither one of us RAC? Lol.

Anyway these were just my personal observations out of a very small pool and yes indeed it could be that partly because of educational biases however I would also like to point out that the Indians acting trashy I have observed have been just as likely to be educated and like I said they act like they have a chip on their shoulder or something. Desi girls are awesome btw. As a white dude who knows next to nothing about these living cultures and probably I'm just adding fuel to the fires here north Indians or whatever they are actually do look pretty Aryan in the Persian sense to me whereas south Indians--the ones who act like everyone is dirt beneath them almost in a caste sense for having climbed the US citizenship hierarchy--look much more like idk some kind of Polynesians or non-Asiatic looking Pacific islanders.

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I too see the inevitability of hierarchy. There is a famous text from a feminist from the 70s about a group she was a member of and she talks about hidden hierarchies and problems that come with denial of hierarchy in groups and exemplified in the group she was a member of.

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Trigger/Gainax have made some of the most visually appealing amine in terms of art styles and visual direction.

Obligatory anime thread too.
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Who cares when the story and characters are the same as everyone else or just plain stupid?
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Their style is well suited for animation, it's cartoony but in a way that it's conductive for quick, high energy movement. The fact that guys like Imaishi are westaboos so that gives their stuff more appeal outside of the usual audiences.
I haven't kept up with Trigger after KLK though that Rikka girl is pretty hot and I've been meaning to actually watch LWA one of these days, and I haven't watched seasonal anime in ages. It's mostly been manga for me.