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Let's play some Minecraft on our /int/ server:
hub.dev-urandom.eu:25565 (version: 1.15.2)

Wiki with more information: http://dev-urandom.eu/
Overview map: map.dev-urandom.eu
IRC: irc.dev-urandom.eu - channels: #chat (ingame chat), #int
Pirate-friendly client: https://tlauncher.org/en/

Basic commands:
/spawn - Teleports you to the spawn.
/home - Teleports you to your home (set with /sethome or by sleeping in a bed like a fag).
/lb tb - Provides a melonblock that can show block changes.

Don't grief and don't be an asshole (obviously). Basically, you can build anywhere, although there are some limitations. There is enough space for everyone! Don't get discouraged by the autism of the server, things will get easier for you later. Also, mods, admins and other players may help you.

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No. 46207
>>46205
>adult now
That is the most childish excuse I hear all the time. If you are an adult you decide what to do, not some stupid idea that "adults don't do that".

A legit excuse is doing responsible things like doing dishes painting houses putting your kids to bed but since you are a NEET you don't have any of those things to do. So fucking grow up and stop being such a pussy. Say "I want to play this game and I am an adult now so if I want to I can". DO IT NOW!
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No. 46242
>>46206
The link should direct you to a working one. A shame you never played.
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No. 46430
>>46207
Well I mean you didn't have to be so rude to him about it but yeah, I am an adult and not a NEET and I play vidya and eat ice cream all the damn time and I can buy and eat as much capn crunch whenever the fuck I damn well please and stay up late because guess what, I'm an adult now and I can make up all my own rules.

But don't be so harsh on him mate. Reading between the lines it probably is because as a NEET, which is where we've all been before, you get way more self conscious about wasting time and playing childish things and being a general manchild. When you're in college or working all the time you clearly don't give a fuck because those reasons.

It's all about trying to find the balance and NEETdom makes you feel incredibly unbalanced in terms of times wasted and your own internalized self concept of being a failure or like a child and so playing a game like idk Mario Cart just really pushes that point home to that terrifying furry NEET weeb whatever it was mindfuck video I saw posted many years ago in a webm thread.

Of course at the same time I guess it's just generally easier to rationalize wasting your life by claiming to yourself that some game is teaching you about history or making you better at analytical decisions or something.

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No. 48859
Server has been updated and the old map is available!

Hide No. 48504 [Reply]
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Wow, this board is really slow.
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No. 48505
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Sorry for the delay, I got here as fast as I could :D.
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No. 48506
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I still check it daily.
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No. 48509 Kontra
>>48506
I come here two to three times a day. Snailchan, but as we Germans say
>gut Ding will Weile haben good things take time

Also meta thread of the month
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No. 48836
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Quality is always better than quantity

Hide No. 48630 Lock [Reply]
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K***ch*n is a plague on Ersntchan, it's a plague on the internet, and quite frankly it's a plague on humanity itself. It's a mockery of a site that encourages sick ideas about race, women, and worst of children.

This sick pedophile and nazi enabling site must be stopped. Enough is enough. Join me in reporting this sick website to Cloudflare for violating terms of service and report it to any other place you can think of.
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No. 48806
>>48638
too late, i am now here.

Hide No. 48595 Lock [Reply]
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>Hey Boss
>How about we implement some more efficient ways to communicate within the company, as well as within and between the various teams
>There is Microsoft Teams which integrates nicely into all our Office applications
>Or we could just use some other services that might be cheaper
>There is Slack, Jabber, Flock, Google Meet

<Hello Ernst
<Thank you but that won't be necessary
<Our mailing list does just fine

>O-ookay.

Get back to work

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No. 48712
Sometimes I wonder if my employers lucked out or if there's something seriously inefficient and I'm too apathetic to notice.

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Does ligna claire require greater technical skill to execute than drawing styles which feature hatching/crosshatching? Asking because I heard this opinion recently and was surprised by it.
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No. 48481
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I think cross-hatching is easier because it allows you be fuzzy about the details. A clean and precise drawing style doesn't leave a lot of room to hide your mistakes and weaknesses.
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No. 48637
With clean lines then individual line quality becomes much more important. Fuzzier hatching, while needing its own setvif skills, can invoke an almost impressionistic look that's very forgiving on details.

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Does anyone have that russian elite dangerous webm thnaks.
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No. 47502
>>47469
This is one of that multimedia elements that I know I downloaded but I download it one more time just in case.
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No. 48616
>>47475
Quality post.
I am one of those people who got tired of ED after playing it twice.
too big and bland for me i guess. although i had alot of fun running coffee and other goods from station to staion to make good cash. Maybe if i could've got a handle on the controls I'd have played it more. oh well now its uninstalled and all I play is eu4...
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No. 48625
>>48616
The big problem with it really is partly the controls as an unnecessary extra barrier to entry because there's a LOT of controls to memorize. Mouse and keyboard does indeed degrade the overall experience although the sheer number of controls means that you're probably going to need a keyboard in addition to joystick. Like I'm not even sure a good HOTAS can have enough buttons. Of course the extra unspoken thing is we're all mostly old now. I used to be able to memorize like two dozen different commands for games easily as a kid but I'm not a thirteen year old anymore which makes learning just avout anything new and complex harder and take so much more effort that it really becomes a time sink investment to learn. I'm almost tempted to say a HOTAS is borderline mandatory to get the best experience. I also heard it's phenomenal in VR but to make the VR experience worth it would require a really great headset that in turn requires really great GPU etc and by the end of it you're pretty much paying close to a thousand dollars on playing one game to fullest potential if you don't already have those things.
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No. 48636
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>>47475
>I have never before played any game that gave me that feeling like this did.
I will say that even in its unfinished state, Star Citizen has given me that feeling more than any other game I've played. It's sort of like the inverse of ED, focusing on autistic attention to detail before introducing even more than 1 star system. But, it captures that magical awe of being a spaceman really well. I launch it once a week or so to do some boring cargo running or braindead combat against AI just to get that feeling.

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What does Ernst know about the lost country of Grand Tartary?
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No. 46813
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That it's almost certainly bullshit (I don't like absolutes, weird shit happens). What's more likely is that talk of the Blue Turks, Uyghur Khanate, Attila's horde etc. got mixed in with the wectoid lack of understanding of how exactly territory works in that part of the world, to think of a megablob where it was just a bunch of tribe and/or clans in various barely-existing 'states'. Also keep in mind that for a long time, western scholarship considered Turkic people, Tatars and Mongolic people to all be from Tatary or Turkestan. A good understanding of the cultural divides wasn't really there. Hell, there were strange misnomers into the 1920s, like the Kazakh ASSR being named for the Kyrgyz, who were not really part of its territory.

Regarding communist rewriting: true but it was to eliminate the 'counterrevolutionary' bits. They weren't fans of the Alash leaders for example, and in general a lot of the oral tradition was frowned upon for fear of it being nationalist and/or separatist.

Second post. The first one refers to a book I'm only seeing on conspiracy sites at first glance (not a good look) and 2 even they say it's from the mid nineteenth century, so well within the range of having remnants of builders in the area, even back to Timur who brought about a very particular style of architecture whose earliest example is in Kazakhstan (nomad territory) iirc. Assuming a legitimate source, this speaks more to the authors ignorance than anything else.

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No. 46840
>>46793
I only saw it a couple of times on 4chan's /his/ and I thought a couples of schizos force some meme. Soon the idiots will dig up the mysterious lands of far Turkestan...
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No. 46871
Conquest of Siberia is a fascinating period, it was extremely quick for territory as huge as it is. Even if all of the square kilometers of land werent occupied in the military sense until much later (possibly during USSR), the authority still managed to spread from Muscovy all the way to Pacific ocean in less than a century.

Whatever the warbands encountered in Siberia offered such incoherent resistance that even irregular troops and mercenaries and just highwaymen managed to penetrate it, and then absorb in almost no time.

But for all that must have happened there's almost no historic account. Loads and loads of crew and cargo manifests, lists of supplies, weapons, men and animals and money spent, but not much in prose.
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No. 48615
>>46793
you are so fucking annoying

Hide No. 45729 [Reply]
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Are there separate educational institutions that cater to the four different native language groups of Switzerland? Are there separate German schools, French schools and Italian schools? Do German-speaking children learn French and vice versa?
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No. 47071
Also such maps as posted by OP can mislead if you don't know what the colours mean.
I think French and "German" for a large part have a fairly stable linguistic border, with little thoroughly mixed territory. I think there isn't such a clear-cut border for territories with relatively high proportions of speakers of R. vs. almost monolingually "German" territory.
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No. 47094
>>47071
Totally unrelated for the most part but how much are the French and German parts of your borderzone blurred? Because when I went to some family thing a year ago or whatever it was somebody brought up the area of where that part of the family comes from I think? I forget but someone said something and it occurred to me looking at my family how much they all actually looked like they were part French as much if not more than part German. So ever since then I've actually been wondering if we've actually come from a French family that happened to be living inside German territory.
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No. 48452
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>>47094
>Totally unrelated for the most part but how much are the French and German parts of your borderzone blurred?
You mean the Romance–Germanic linguistic border in eastern France near Germany, right?

I can't tell from first-hand experience, having only spent a couple of minutes in that area after taking a wrong lane in Basel and accidentally emerging in France, so the following may be wrong.

In today's southwestern Germany, I think there has not been any indigenous Romance-speaking territory for many centuries, and no continuous minority communities either, unless you include urban expat communities whose members either assimilate or leave, never keeping French for more than a generation within any one family, unless perhaps Huguenot refugee communities long ago, if there even were any in those parts.

In today's eastern France, I think the situation in 2020 is very different from 1870. I think in 2020, the Germanic topolects are on the way out. I would be surprised if the 19th and 20th centuries didn't see the educational systems on both sides of the border exerting strong pressure to discourage the use of the "wrong" language or topolect, hoping this will in the long term turn everyone into loyal subjects of the respective nation state. My guess is that in 1870 (and perhaps as late as the 1940s), what would after the war become Alsace-Lorraine consisted of monolingually Germanic-speaking areas as well as mixed areas with varying percentages of Romance speakers, probably with few discernible linguistic borders, plus – in the far west – small amounts of monolingually Romance-speaking territory which Prussia-Germany deemed too economically or militarily advantageous to not annex in 1871, whereas in less important areas, the new border somewhat aligned with the linguistic one of westernmost extent of Germanic or significant Germanic minorities. So, west of Alsace-Lorraine, no significant minorities of Germanic speakers. East of Alsace-Lorraine, no significant minorities of Romance speakers, see above. Romance presence always less significant in Alsace than Lorraine.

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No. 49267 Kontra
>>45729
Yes but it’s complicated. There is a core educational bureau in the capital. But most of the power, as often in Switzerland is given to the cantons, our holy political divisions. So there is drastically different educational system inside a linguistic group. There’s some kind of agreement between language group but it’s pretty weak. For exemple, in bilingual cantons, the kids will have the type of educational system no matter their languages.

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So what actually marks the boundaries of what it means to be human, a person, or between human and personhood?

This might sound like a really dumb question but when you actually inspect it you'll notice that there's all kinds of legal, moral, ethical, philosophical, genetic/scientific, anthropological, and other issues and controversies inherent to this. Among this are things like abortion and being a moral agent, and at which points you cannot be considered a moral agent and/or vested with the full rssponibilities to "personhood" as well as which signifiers stretch as beyond the "mere beast" and into becoming fully Man a great deal of which are shared radically among many other species to the extent that some of them could be arguably proven to hold greater capacities in some areas than notable members of our own, such as empathy in psychopaths--which itself further begs the question of where someone like a psychopath falls along those lines of personhood, being human, and what is meant by "shared humanity" which they abundantly lack, and what their full legal and moral culpability is considered to be as opposed to a full grown adult man who may do the same thing but is not given the death penalty because he's clinically retarded, and how that man will be imprisoned rather than someone who is fully psychotic and simply put in a mental hospital all for the same crimes. It begs the question of behaviorism and the limitations of Western categorical inquiries as well, which though it's clear most things in life outside computers are not either/or binaries those loose categories can at times be helpful.

I ask this now partly because Man's relationship to doge is somehow the most human thing ever to me, but also because lately I've been mulling over the question after realizing the extent to which certain people are so totally lacking the components of both empathy AND intellect so as to be barely distinguishable to me as something that can be called a true person, or is at the very minimum indistinguishable from a bot.

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Other people in lockdown too? Adelaide is not fucking around with that sort of things.
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No. 48393 Kontra
>>48383
Oh shit should've finished the thread first, self kontra

I know even here it might be unpopular due to anti-oldmedia mouthbreathers but you should check out the US news outlets like NBC on this. I really feel particularly bad for our medical personnel, who have to first deal with death threats by Qtards who think they're "in on it" to "spread plandemic propaganda against Trump" and then have to see the same coofers in their ICU insisting they just have a flu because "Covid isn't real" while trying to not get pozzed themselves.

And thus ends the question I had developed over a year ago which is what it would look like for me to go back in time to the plague and try to instruct these superstitious peasant bydlo on what infectious disease is and how to cure themselves, which at the time I'd concluded my only option would be to risk running afoul of the Pope as I told them to take a special euacharist blessed by God Himself which was actually just penicillin infused bread not legitimate Jesus biscuits. The interesting thing is how inadequate to downright aggressively counterproductive the authorities usually are in every epidemic stretching back to antiquity. There's some great docus on the "Spanish" Flu and one of the interesting things is how hard Philadelphia got utterly fucked because they held a huge parade with politicians actively working contrary to itself inadequate health advice (but still accurate policy) and with dumbasses even 102 years ago arguing against masks.

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No. 48394
>>48392
That's because it is not actually a health strategy--it is an economic one. People like DeSantis, Trump, his lapdog Atlas, and all the others are solely concerned about Kushner's shekels, because a quarter million consumers and employees is easily repleacableespecially with pro-business mass immigration policies you can then blame on Marxists or some silly shit but a stock shekel is priceless.

It's largely the same more or less in every large epidemic. The political and wealthy elites panic about losing influence and wealth and immediately begin downplaying it or claiming it cannot happen here while sending the peasants back to work and die while they themselves all flee to the countryside as the urban centers start piling up with corpses. Somehow a sufficient number of bydlo themselves end up not recognizing that is exactly what they are doing. This is frequently followed by pro-labour policies and reforms. It also often coincides with wars, climatic shifts, and/or famines. Nearly all pandemics happen because of war or trade.
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No. 48427 Kontra
>>48376
And why is that? Because they didn't do it right the first time because of the exact same arguments. This shortsightedness is even worse than the 50s nuclear testing. Fucking bunch of idiots, I hate politicians so, so much.
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I hope that you guys are stockpiled as we've already began slamming into full on shortages, including toilet paper
https://amp.sacbee.com/news/local/article247296579.html
My kingdom, my kingdom for an arsewipe