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Hi everyone at /int/! We, some guys from /b/, have set up a radio server for Ernst, it is called Radio Ernstiwan, the name being a pun derived from the popular "Radio Eriwan" (or Radio Yerevan for some). Now anybody can share his music, feelings or thoughts about the industrial output of the Ottoman empire during WW1 with his fellow Ernst brothers.

The address is: http://radio-ernstiwan.tk:8000

For listening just employ your favourite software which is able to play network streams and use the links in the upper right corner when a stream is on (pic 3 related, this is the "server status"-page when a streamer is active, otherwise it's empty). If you wanna start a stream yourself you will need a streaming software. I use "butt" (not kidding), which is a lightweight stream client without much configuration: https://sourceforge.net/projects/butt/. You'll also need an account. For testing purposes I created a test account which everyone may use (IP 194.5.250.49, Port 8000, mountpoint "stream", Icecast-User source, passwort teststroem), pic 4 related. Later, you'll need a personal account, and since there is no front end for this, you can just send me a mail at ernstiwan at protonmail.ch with the username you'd like to have, I will then generate an account for you. This is also the mail address to contact me outside of EC, in case you feel the need for it.

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No. 27958
I'll be streaming a playlist I put together of random songs. It might be good, it might be bad. The play time is about 45 minutes.
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No. 27961
new thread pls.
I keep missing stream announcements.
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>>27961
You didn't miss much, just me trying to organize my music pile into some logical structure.
I was also able to look at my settings more closely and figure out why BUTT only works when the microphone is active. When I was denying access to the microphone, this also blocked access to ALL audio input devices-which of course included Stereo Mix and Microsoft Sound Mapper. So access to the mic has to be on, which is the bad news. The good news is that the computer is a desktop and I don't have to leave one plugged in. That way BUTT will work, and there's no danger of my karaoke accidental ambient noise infecting the stream :DD.
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Hide No. 25053 Systemkontra [Reply]
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Old deda - this not yet.
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>>27281
>Besides, I like the looks of Lonesome Road dusters more.
b-but the Desert Ranger armour is one of the most iconic sets of armour in any vidya, ever. Also did you know, Arcade's enclave tesla power armour you can get from his quest is not considered power armour and is actually a medium armour.

>I also don't feel very bad about the Brotherhood of Steel, although the wiping out of the Kings was sad.
I usually install a mod that lets me bypass those parts, again probably from nostalgia of playing Fallout 1, 2 and Tactics. The brotherhood aren't very well portrayed in NV and the kings really don't deserve it. House should have you wipe out the boomers instead to be honest.
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No. 27300
>>27295
>Desert Ranger armour is one of the most iconic sets of armour
Never been much into fashion, or "iconic" outfits, or whatnot. I prefer to wear things that I like the look of myself. Everybody and their aunt wears Giant Armor? Don't care, I'm wearing Havel's one. With Giant Leggings, Smough's Gauntlets and Gough's Helm.

>House should have you wipe out the boomers instead to be honest.
Actually, not killing Boomers makes sense from House's point of view. They mostly keep to themselves, they are useful allies with all that heavy ordnance and motherfucking Superfortress, and they may prove quite difficult to destroy. The Kings, on the other hand, live right in the House's model city, they are a nuisance and they cannot do much against upgraded Securitrons.
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No. 27326
>>27300
How on earth are they a nuisance to anyone? This is why I chose the best option: me. Because if there's one thing that became clear to me as I descended the path of jaded cynicism from traveling and getting involved in the wasteland, it is that everybody is fucking incompetent, fascist, or downright psychotically evil and doesn't have a fucking clue how to run things or know how to truly be a benevolent ruler. Each and every last one of them was a shit option so I chose the last actually decent, sensible option and in fact it would've been highly indecent of me to have chose anything else for the Vegas area once I actually had that power and responsibility of doing so, so I chose not to be an irresponsible dickhead and seized the power for my own. As such I can actively choose not to kill anybody except the part of Caesar's legion and various junkies and bandits that is totally unreformable, and in fact what I should have done is taken a decorated NCR general and held him hostage if NCR wouldnt agree to some sort of alliance or truce with me. By then just about everybody had no problem with me.

Except for the Brotherhood. I exterminated them. Fuck that. Can I say I feel sorry for them? No but I probably should. To be honest I didn't even expect it to go like it did I pretty much just went with what came naturally to me which also apparently happened to be exactly what you were supposed to do which is set the self destruct and hack the systems to turn on everyone inside the bunker so they're either too distracted, too pinned down, or too dead to do anything about it as I flee the bunker.

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>>27326
I "invested" 300 hours in this game and made it a challenge to have a playthrough with the very best output for every community.
And you are right. To do so, you have to install Yes Man, while the second best outcome seems to be Mr. House.

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What do you guys think about my shithole?
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>>27146
>gets called out for making stupid kc tier remarks
>shitposts even more by using all shitty shitposting language you can gather from the dumb dumpster chan

Grow yourself a brain, tinhead.
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No. 27171 Kontra
>>27146
Yeah okay he was right. Stop shitposting.
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No. 27184
>>26992
>Serbian
Fuck off m8
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No. 27283
>>27184
I am interesting in purchasing some oil if you could provide me 200 barrels at a small discount we could be prosperous business partners. I look forward to hearing from you soon.

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What are your top 3 to 5 favourite movies of all time?

>me
1) Das Boot
2) Bringing out the dead
3) Master and Commander
4) Pacific Rim
5) Sicario (both 1 and 2)
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>>27067
I had nowhere else to go, I was homeless at the time and sleeping on his couch
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>>27071
Honestly, I have no idea. I guess I just heard this euphemism in some movie and remembered it because it sounds funny (I imagine the dude's really dead, and the chick jumps on his actual skeleton, like playing hopscotch :-DDDDDD). And it's not that unusual for foreigners to be familiar with some Americanisms, because out of all Anglosphere the American cultural (or at least pop-cultural) influence is the strongest.
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>>27065
>Civ 3

Good taste. Did she get a good look at that useless palace thing the game makes you put together?
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>>27085
I think I always had that turned off if I remember, I only participated in Palace building in Civ 1 after that it just got stale. The movie was interjected often with the sounds of Battleships laying waste to shit near the coast though.

The sound of nurses being raped and killed, battleships firing onto cities and the quiet sound of Leon never getting laid

Hide No. 14407 Systemkontra [Reply]
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Recently, Kazahstan poster had an interesting idea about thread dedicated not to random pics, but for drawing and paiting and other kind of original content. He sadly not created one, but I think this is neat idea - when you learn how to draw and paint it always awesome to have help and critique, and I think with earnstchan quality of posting we can get very good reasults in help each other mastering our skils.

On op-pic I place my night fast drawing because it only thing I have on my phone right now that replated. Please, share with us your creations and ask questions.
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No. 27060 Kontra
>>27058
Oh, and an interesting variation: instead of "люди за грибами" you can make it "люди, за грибами!". We lose the first part of the "people for the mushrooms, mushrooms for the people", but instead it becomes an imperative sentence meaning "people, let's go pick mushrooms!". Kinda like "workers of the world, unite!".
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No. 27061 Kontra
>>27058
>>27060
Oh, and an even better translation of "people for the mushrooms, mushrooms for the people" stylistically will be "народ для грибов, грибы для народа".

By the way, threda is on systemkontra.
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>>27057
Thanks; it's nice to know I pulled off the concept. My original was 600x200(pic 1), but I just remade it at 1200x400(pic 2). Since I had already done the hard work of figuring out a composition, making it a second time was surprisingly easy. This isn't the final version, though, since I'm going the implement the recommended text changes.

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>>27060
>>27061
Thanks for the help. I'm going to use "народ для грибов, грибы для народа". To change the font I'll switch to a desktop, and then try typing in cyrillic on a western keyboard. It should be interesting.

>>27061
>systemkontra
We'll wait on Kazakhstan to make a new one. He was making an OP pic.
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Here's some drawings I made, even though this is on Systemkontra and there will be a new thread in the morning.
I was going to make some joke about a thin looking Gargomon, but I'm too tired and I feel like my style of drawing will make him look like a dog with silly ears.

Hide No. 25809 Systemkontra [Reply]
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Old kontra, new one responder. Share the daily grind.

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>>25807
It got colder now, it's fine.
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No. 26959
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>>26956
Haiku is supposed to be 5-7-5 syllables.
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No. 26963
>>26959
Just went to dentist.
He shot some anesthetic.
Not enough frankly.
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No. 26966
>>26950
>Successfully negotiated more hours at work.

What tactics did you use, or was it more a case of kicking the managers door in?

>Is this sense of overwhelming superiority how most people feel all the time?

It's senior management mentality. Your momentum will eventually be crushed when you do something perfectly logical and run into a brick-wall of other peoples egos.

t.knower
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>>26966
I breddy much just took advantage of the scramble that happens when multiple of our experienced people aren't going to be available (one is very sick, two have quit). I happened to be one of the older employees so when I said "oi how about you extend my hours on days x, y and z and then just bump that opening shift forward?" while they were talking about it. Then it was also a matter of them also deciding that I've been efficient enough at those morning through late-afternoon shifts that they were going to give me more of them, and modified them to the new, longer version with no questions.

Best thing is that being on a wage and not a salary means that I'm making about AU$2200/mo now if the habit sets in and I get to keep these new shifts indefinitely.
t. possible wealthy geezer (but things are expensive here so it's not as much as it seems)

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I've recently bought a 1/3 ounce 24k gold ring and also have 25 ounces of silver coins. If I get a chance in the coming weeks I will try to buy a 1/2 ounce gold coin near spot price. The gold ring is 24k because I was kinda butthurt that when you buy any piece of jewellery it immediately depreciates to its metal content. Since I've bought it 2 days ago, it has increased in value by 2%.

I am not a financially minded person but when I look at the economy and labour situation around me I don't feel confident whatsoever.

There are all sorts of things from the US inversion curve to the manufacturing, shipping and retail indexes all showing significant trouble. It really feels like this thing is waiting to explode.

Also I'm Australian, I don't know why EC always shows me as a britbong.
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No. 26820
>>26804
Letgo might be worth a try if you want to sell locally. As for determining the value? I don't know anything about that, but if the set isn't worth much as a whole, maybe you could get more selling individual pieces to people who need to complete their old sets. That isn't a fast process, though.
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>>26703
Did you ever read up on the Oneida community? It was a self-organized social utopia before it turned into a silverware company, quite interesting story.
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No. 26857
My gold ring ahs increased in value my 8.2% since I bought it

When compared to when I made my OP it has increased by 6%

Feels god man
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No. 26862
>>26804
It is hard to sell silver. Prices are low.

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Sometimes I get such severe secondhand embarrassment / fremdschämen from watching a situation depicted in a film or TV show that I have to stop watching: for instance, if a character is about to disappoint someone or do something wrong and get caught.

does this happen to anyone else
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>>26790
It's the opposite, too much empathy and understanding of social taboos. I brought this up once or twice irl and it seems to be common when you're watching something on your own.

Pic related is nightmare mode.
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No. 26807
Yes, especially movies, have to take a few minute breather and then continue.
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No. 26834
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I know that feel. Well, maybe not quite as badly as you, but I had to stop watching Peep Show since Mark was making me cringe too hard.
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No. 26837
I feel like it's gotten much better and rarely happens (not sure if I've become less sensitive or because I watch things that don't make me cringe), but sometimes it's still too much.
Recently I pretty much stopped watching The Sopranos, mainly due to Carmela making me uncomfortable.

>>26834
Oh god, Peep Show is definitely Exhibit A in that regard.

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Willkommen! This thread is for the sharing and discussion of short-films of all kinds.

I would like to start with two films directed by Russian filmmaker Andrei Khrzhanovsky that are of importance and demonstrate the technical level Soviet/Russian animation once operated on.

>The Glass Harmonica (1968)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XmhZS4hr2gU

The first (and allegedly only) animated film banned in the USSR for its depiction of totalitarianism and censorship of the arts. Inherently it has an anti-capitalist message in the role money plays turning people into monsters but you can obviously see what is really at work.

What is interesting about this other than the on the nose message is the use of historical artwork in a surrealist format. It was a very daring film even for life in the Khrushchev Thaw.

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>>22437
Salad Fingers got a new part this year, the guy is still active and succesfull
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No. 22536
>>17119
Is part of it missing?

Somehow this was really cozy. I wish life was as slow today as it was then and there.
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>>22536
It's a movie consisting of various short movies, all following the same theme.
I would recommend you watch the whole thing.
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No. 26545
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HoJu3RkkTpE
>Catastrophe
A cat can't allow a bird to die. Chaos ensues.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e-VF1UN7dEU

>Egoism
Story told in the form of puppet theatre of man's arrogance. Mostly style over substance.

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On the internet one may run into communities of second wave feminists or catholics who insist that the consumption of pornography promotes sexual violence against women. My question to Ernst is straightforward: has there been any decent empirical research into this question?
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>>26532
There's a small kernel of truth in your post buried under shit tons of incel rage.

"Nice guys" supposedly made up the backbone of society, but I don't know a single woman who ever liked them. A woman tolerated a nice guy if his career prospects were promising or if her woman's parents like him, but women always preferred men they were more in awe of. The fantasy has always been Prince Charming, not some clodhopping farm boy or a stuffy manager with a steady office job. Women also weren't given a choice in those days, so they put up with the charmless dorks to avoid being disinherited.

To be honest, I don't blame the ladies. It may seem that these women exercise more rational thought picking shoes than they do men, but there's always a primitive part of the brain that instinctively knows charming bad boys trump nice guys when hard times hit. They're likelier to survive a nuclear holocaust than any slovenly obese neckbeard or testosterone-drained, small souled bugman. In fact, some of these self-described nice guys are devious and abusive in ways Colonel Chad could never even fathom. Even a rich CEO or successful lawyer / doctor doesn't have the same charm as a hardened criminal or a soldier who killed fitty men.

Anecdote: I went to school with a guy who showed off his mid-semester report card scoring a 0.85 GPA during his freshman year. He couldn't have been a worse student if he tried, and he prided himself on his lack of scholarly ambition, but he was very much in shape and athletically inclined. He was also quickwitted and possessed a solid set of street smarts. I doubt he was truly stupid, but he was certainly not interested in learning. After graduating, he went into the military and spent a few years overseas before becoming a project manager at some company. Meanwhile, he married a very gorgeous looking girl and had two kids with her. She even acknowledged he was (and still is) a bit of a punk ass, but she's convinced he's changed for the better.

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>>26535
>>26535
>Women don't want to be abused,
sometimes they do, sometimes they want you to not hold yourself back. the key word is sometimes. don't be an obsessed retardinho.
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No. 26543
Probably gonna delete this thread because it quickly went off-topic
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No. 26565 Kontra
>>26543
Yeah, can't do no harm, regarding the angry virgins in here.