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Well I guess no one else is doing it so who feels like a webm threda?
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>fav b-side
i actually had never heard that album of quebec outtakes until recently forgot the name. it was white and blue and looked like quebecs cover. blew me away

tho i guess you could say this is a b-side album.
now dont get me wrong, i like the polished stuff too, and their music definitely needed that to really shine. but as a musician, those early tapes are something special. everyone who plays makes demo tapes like that. super raw, super individual, seemingly devoid of outside inspiration, but rarely are they as good as that one.
feel the same way about the pod too. they were hardly conscious while recording that album and it sounds like literal shit, but those songs man...
No. 20965
I really love the mollusk outtake album, if only for that slower version of Ocean Man. I wish they'd kept it. unfortunately, no solo.

I would classify Ween as the fabled genre of new sincerity. It's sincerity disguised as irony. They might seem like they're mocking the various genres they parody at fist, but every single song they make to capture a certain genre is a sincere tribute to that genre, behind the silliness.

It's amazing how they can make a song named "she fucks me", with lyrics like "pork roll egg and cheese" genuinely emotionally moving: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Lr-20b6_3rg
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The following symptoms were excerpted from Diagnostic Hints And Treatment Guidelines For Lyme And Other Tick Borne Illnesses, by Joseph J. Burrascano Jr., M.D. (Fifteenth Edition 2008).

Borrelia (Borreliosis, neuroborreliosis; also known as Lyme Disease). Spread primarily though the bite of infected ticks that live on a wide range of mammalian species; secondary human-to-human transmission through semen, breast milk, and possibly in utero.

Bladder dysfunction
Burning or stabbing sensations
Cardiac impairment
Change in bowel function
Chest pain
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No. 25633
I don’t mean to be a “well actually” prick but it’s still rather unlikely that you’ll be killed in a mass shooting on any particular day, even in America. It’s not something I spend a lot of time thinking about while I’m in public spaces.
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>need to stop ending my sentences in prepositions.
Ending sentences with prepositions is so common that to do otherwise often sounds overly formal. Still, I find myself mentally rearranging my words to adhere to archaic rules, and welcome any others willing to join me in clinging to the old ways.
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I now want to see a drawing of some elder god that is of such unspeakable madness it only even visibly exists to us as a mass of linguistic rules and grammar nazism made manifest in our dimension, or some other similar elder thing
No. 25672
>I really don't want my last few moments on earth to be in a Walmart.
I wanted to dismiss this for some reason at first, but then I realised that would be like dying in a Tesco, and man, I don't want to die there either.

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Hello. Let me introduce me. I used to post on Krautchan, as the bunny chilean bernd. Since it demise a few months ago i decided it was a good time to take some time to do more productive things in my shitty life. Things are going smoother now, so i guess, since i have more time, i could go back and start posting again in some imageboard. After looking wide and long on the new colonies of good'ol KC, i have decided to settle here, for a while. I wish this place was a little more active, since there threads alive from June on the front page, and this place gives me the vibes more than a light version of Northpole than KC.
Since i dont want to waste a thread on a presentation, this is my third bunny. I got it from an old lady who captured her, and gave it to me because she didnt had any space to take care of it. Shes wild, so i had big trouble taking her out of her cave that day.
No. 19394
It takes some time for a hedgehog to get comfortable with you. When they get annoyed, they just ball up and hiss. But after a while, they can become more friendly.

I also had rabbits as a kid, and they were pretty friendly.
No. 19408
>they were pretty friendly
I think if you are literally food on feet by design and your only survival strategy is running away trying to be faster than the hungry thing following you, once you are trapped in a cage, you have no other choice but to appear friendly.
No. 19461
It actually is less likely to work with prey animals I think, since they can't afford to be as not skittish as predators and their survival depends on being paranoid and suspicious of everything. Plus it's not like they wouldn't immediately have the chance to flee once they're out of the cage.
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I'm now looking into dogs, maybe a shiba inu.

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Let's talk about operating systems.

I've used vista, 7, and 10 over the years, and 7 was definitely the best. I didn't mind vista, despite the memes about crashes.
10 is flat nonsense design wise, and there are a number of big problems. Telemetry, forced updates, and text scaling to name a few.
It baffles me that Microsoft can get by with producing complete shit with their money and market share.

I got a used macbook a few years ago when I was in the market for a laptop, and I really do enjoy it. It runs everything I need, it's efficient, and it doesn't look like shit.
If macs weren't so fucking expensive, I would buy one to replace my main machine.

I really do love Linux. You can make it into anything you want. I used it a lot as a teen. But the problem with Linux is a lack of software support.

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Dont forget OpenSCAD.
It is script based, which means that when you got a bit of brain you do not have to learn anything to master it.

And I am not a programmer.
No. 25568
Wow, somebody is delusional.
No. 25585
When you do CAD for money, the customer usually has requires that a specific software is used.

For electrical CAD, this might for example be Zuken E3, Promis.e or EPlan. What do you tell a new customer who asks
>Can you do electrical engineering in Promis.e
>No, sorry, we use Linux as an operating system, we only do gschem and kicad
And sales will have to find projects where it's OK to use those, which is fine and dandy, as long as the drafters don't insist on getting paid every month. And at this point, we are not even talking about getting part libraries, which for gschem, is spectacularly horrible.

Can you get other stuff than kicad running on Linux with wine etc.? Probably yes, but enjoy telling management

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>When you do CAD for money, the customer usually has requires that a specific software is used
that's news to me. afaik construction bureaus operate using only one cad system e.g. nx, solid works, catia for a number of reasons (service, security and costs to name but a few). and frankly i've never heard customers dictating devs and engineers what specific tools, computers and operating systems they ought to employ.

it's a communication suite for simatic.
>TIA-Portal for Linux.
i pointed to that specific site because there you can see what siemens sps devs generally think about linux being "shit". siemens offers now a complete debian based mini os dedicated to simatic and i'm pretty sure a linux build of tia-portal will be around rather sooner than later, too. meanwhile there's michael büsch's s7 software, which is foss and runs under linux, of course.

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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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Since making this thread the value of my gold has increased by 4.45%

God bless gold
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It's an NBN thing I think. Happened to me for a while when we first switched over.
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I'm going out to buy an ounce in about two days
Gold is at $2150 today, hope it stays near there
This trade war and diseased dollar is amazing for gold
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No, but I did collect all the state quarters.

Sage for off-topic.

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Didn't like it much, it was often very cringey, especially with its references (like, one dude's name is Weyland, and the other's Yutani — why? Yeah, Alien was a great movie, did they hope that this movie will be a little bit better if they reference it? Or a dude screaming "Shoryuken!" when he shoots a gun — makes no sense whatsoever, but hey, nerdy stuff!). The one good thing about it was Brad Dourif's performance, and only because how entertainingly over-the-top it was.

Hardware (1990) was much cooler, IMO, and it had a kickass soundtrack to boot.
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>Death Machine
I agree with >>22331 about Brad Dourif's performance. He was brilliant and the movie is worth watching just for his scenes. His over-the-top acting reminded me of a subtle Jim Carrey.
The writer/director did make some bad naming decisions. It was too obvious and the names stood out every time they were mentioned. If he wanted to honor Ridley Scott he should have just added an easter egg, instead of naming a major character Scott Ridley. Maybe he wanted to wink at the audience by adding small moments where the movie was aware that it was a movie. That was the feeling I had when one character said the Terminator line "I'll be back". It seemed like the director wanted to break up the tension by briefly pulling viewers out of the scene. Still, for me these were only a minor annoyances in an otherwise good movie.
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The soundtrack is exactly what saved Hardware for me, especially "The Order of Death" by Public Image Ltd. Nice cameo from Lemmy, too. To be honest, the film fell apart after the second act for me. And that sequel hook really pissed me off at the end. I later found out the intended sequel never got off the ground due to disputes over the rights to the script. Oh well.

Still, the film has a great aesthetic and awesome score to boot.
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This webm is what happens when Kohl tries to post on Ernst

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Ernst, I pretty much hate green politics.

Look, I'm a quite green person myself. I want to save the planet from fucking up it's weather cycles, I want to clean oceans, fresh air and water for people and animals, especially in asian regions. Meanwhile I life in one of the countrys who have all the means and status to help humanity to achieve this.

But what do we do? Green politics. And people don't even get how much bullshit wellness circle jerk politics it is for some 'innovative' companies nobody really needs in countries like Germany.

If we would take the meme CO2 'production' as a benchmark, we can clearly see how we just contribute something like 2%. This clearly correlates with the wealth and technological competence of a nation. Especially countries which are on the way to become somewhat first world tier, contribute massively to climate change and especially sea and air pollution.

So what do we need? Sure! More solar panels and pinwheels in countries like Germany which don't fucking contribute to le climate change whatsoever. Meanwhile India is fucking up the environement beyond repair (because they don't have a choice to make it different, silly) and we don't think for a second that the green policy with the most impact would mean, that we have to send e.g. air filters or osmosis filter to india and with that the personal to teach them how to maintain such tech. For free! Tax paid! That would the only thing that would help Le Planet, but nooo, that's so uncomfortable. I mean sure I like earth and shit but buying fair trade ginger aloe vera latte gotta be enough right? Let's jerk off together some more be like totally green and stuff and care about what kind of fucking fuel our cars use.

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2000 what? I don't get what you're trying to say
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Didn't work with the USSR last time.
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I know!
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You can also fetishize science, and this is definitely happening today. How many of these people who "fucking love science" and "have The Science™ on their side" have read a scientific paper on the topic they are interested in? How many could? They don't believe The Science™, they believe whatever somebody told them is The Science™, which means that the scientific part is the least important one. Science is a religion or a brand in the eyes of the public, a mysterious authority to appeal to in a (usually political) debate, and this is more and more the case with supposed scientists as well.

I've seen so many shit studies that do completely invalid statistical dick pulling under ridiculous assumptions to arrive at nonsense conclusions you wouldn't believe it. Oh, but it has a p-value under 5%, that's like really sciency!! No, I don't know what a p-value is, why do you ask? But the study says what I want to hear, so clearly it's true.

The eco faggots and the general "left" have a really bad case of this fetish, but I think that's just due to the political make-up of academia. It's everywhere across the political spectrum, you can see it with /pol/ types and economic liberals as well.

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I often feel jealous of people who live like this, in a trailer or caravan even though I know I couldn't stomach it myself. It seems like they're so free to live on the road as they do.

It's a lifestyle I can't imagine having for myself, but it's something that I want to live vicariously through others and seems full of adventure. There's something especially cosy about videos made by these people in snowstorms, or when they're snowed in and trying out a new stove or some such thing.

I reckon if I were 20 years younger again back when I had a cushy job before all the labour in the 1st world became worthless and careers were starting to become a thing of the past, I would have saved up for some kind of A-liner or RV and lived out of it. It would have been a hell of a blast in the 80s and 90s Ireland.

Seriously, watch a few of these videos and tell me it isn't maximum comfy


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>98% of people are like that

You mean Unterschicht is Unterschicht? Ofc rich people will show off their class, but they will do it differently. They could go on vacation in a tiny house, but it's an expansive one. Living in an Altbau flat in Berlin-Mitte is more desired than some big 7 room house in some shitty Neubauviertel. What you leave out here is the crass individualization, that is not so refined with the people you seem to deal with on a daily basis. I'm sorry your working mates are bydlo average joes, but you shouldn't take them as the template for every human bean, that is your mistake. Take me for example, I don't care if you go by bike thru Poland or hang out at an Egyptian hotel pool. Probably Poland is more interesting since I'm bored by Egyptain hotel pools.
No. 25440 Kontra
Sorry for just reading the first two sentences of yours, but you are retarded. Clinically perhaps.

Best regards,
Not the other Ernst; also someone being most definitely way richer than you are
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Elaborate on me, rich boy. Your post without arguments is pretty much useless filler.
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Are you somehow implying that's a bad thing?

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>Is it appropriate to say free market economics is like an untamed jungle?
Thousands of species intermingling, co-existing and being co-dependent on one another. Predators and prey in some kind of larger cyclical relationship. Completely chaotic yet will last for eternity undisturbed.

>Is it appropriate to say communism is like a manicured garden?
Cultivated, orderly and thought out. Completely planned. Devoid of life and spontaneity. Chaos is one misguided gardener away.
No. 25425
Well, if we extrapolate that analogy, then human civilization indeed goes "against" nature, in that the human species instead of being part of nature, bends nature to its will.

In fact, Marx used Hegelian dialectic to posit that communism is the natural progression of evolution: the environment shaped man to have the ability to shape the environment, which in turn shapes man again.
The natural "chaotic" state of the world (analogous to capitalism) gives man tools, with which he bends the environment and creates socialism, and socialism cultivates man into a communist - a post-history, post scarcity man, a sort of "ubermensch" who wasn't ideologically conditioned by the class war, and operate on a completely different worldview and framework.

Marx was a big fan of Darwin.
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> Hegelian dialectic
which is horse shit. you can literally put whatever you want into thesis-antithesis-synthesis part. it has no system, it has no mathematical argument.

>marx was a big fan of darwin
yet he was too brainlet to understand him as he never received any kind of nature science related education.

darwin's theories say a big fuck you to deterministic theories, considering marx was a big and also very unsuccesfull determinist, it's safe to say the guy is not right about anything whatsover.

> then human civilization indeed goes "against" nature

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Oh goddamnit is everyone fleeing cabbagechan for some reason?

If this is pedobrit pls go

Also I think your analogy is pretty good but still somewhat inappropriate since Capitalism always seems to devolve into either a heavily regulated market where market forces hijack the machinery of government and large forces quash all competition through oligopoly friendly regulation or there is little to no government in which case over time wealth becomes concentrated so much that each megacorp becomes defacto government and society looks like Snowcrash or some other cyberpunk dystopia.

Frankly I think that a lot of the rationalization pro-Capitalists use is pretty similar to the same sort of utopian vision a lot of Communists use for their ideology. It is ultimately a pretty shit system and the problem is we are not different species and Capitalism is an inherently alienating and destructive system.

One could just as easily try to make the argument that Communism is like creating a stable environment or climate for the workers to create a system of interdependence themselves where the members of the ecosystem rely on each other and making it out to be the utopian vision rather than the reality, just like the reality in Capitalism is that you're always going to wind up with a Walmart making everybody dependent on it for the benefit of a tiny number of people who aren't even any longer a member of that community or even society while consciously forcing people to accept worse and worse conditions both in the workplace and in terms of pricing like the way cable companies and especially phone companies like trying to fuck their consumers with nickel and diming and shit contracts.

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The problem is the exact same problem that there always is. The Man. And whether he's got a red flag or wears a nice suit, we ought to line the lot of them up and shoot 'em because they're all the damn same. The Man has never existed, does not exist, and never will exist for our benefit.

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USA, UK, Australia, Canada, New Zealand... anything goes. Any attitude or anything in general you hate about native English speakers?
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It's highly likely that this thread was opened by the darwinist realism German who spreads his ideological thoughts even to other threads. The cause for this cancer cell is him getting cornered by an US-Ball and who took him apart very vividly and in anger. The remarkable thing is, that all this will prove his own theory to himself. More than that, he actually even engages in it, enjoys being right by adjusting his behavior and make it visible for all of us. The neurotic compulsive repetition, whop.

/end disease mongering
No. 25390 Kontra
I think that this thread is a bit low-effort, don't you?
There's nothing wrong with pointing out possible flaws and giving criticism, but I think you've laid this out in a crass, shitposty way.

I see Ernstchan as a home, and I don't enjoy watching people shit on the floor of my home.
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Good thread
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ahh Francis E. Dec