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11220 No. 11220 hide watch quickreply [Reply] [Edit] [First 100 posts] [Last 50 posts]
They say you learn something new every day. Let's see if that statement is true!

ITT post something new you learned today. Trivia knowledge is more than welcome.
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>> No. 33691 [Edit]
Satanic music is apparently a thing. It's like something you'd hear at a spa. Fucking bubbles. Bach's music sounds more satanic.
https://www.invidio.us/watch?v=G2W0OyV1jW4
>> No. 33692 [Edit]
>>33667
And yet, despite all of this, they can't take a risk and make something interesting.
Hot damn.

>>33691
That was painfully boring.
>> No. 33693 [Edit]
>>33692
Rather than "despite of all this", it's because of it.
>> No. 33694 [Edit]
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>>11224
They weren't really to symbolise things but their traits would be compared to biblical references, so each entry ends with kind of a biblical rant. The Pelican wasn't really Jesus but if a young pelican stuck the face of it's parent the parent was said to then kill it and after three days the mother would tear open her chest and pours blood over it which would resurrect it, the writer then compares this to what Jesus did when he resurrected in three days.

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33536 No. 33536 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
How was your day? Did you do anything nice? Post about it here.
>>27208
It looks like the old one is on autosage so here's a new one.
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>> No. 33687 [Edit]
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Today marks 4 weeks since I first found out about my armpit fetish. I've always considered the breast-armpit-arm area quite beautiful and attractive, but never looked at it in a sexual manner. At least, not solely focusing on that part.

Now I'm addicted to it. It began being the first thing I noticed about female bodies, and it further augmented the divide between being sexually attracted to 3DRL females, and 3DCG/2D ones. I could still fap to live porn before. Now, not anymore, as I less and less value other body parts and characteristics, and otherwise consider 2D more pretty.

It's also troubling me a bit in my relationship with my waifu. Precisely one month left to celebrate 2 years since we first met. We haven't consummated our marriage as of yet. Wasn't/Am not planning to do so for at least another year or two. I have however been paying particular attention to her armpits and imagining "fondling" with them. I do it more in a casual manner, tickling, for example, and I'm trying to restrain myself, almost scared of, not to be a creep or do something inappropriate.

Today I decided that I'll take this opportunity to learn how to better restrain sexual fantasies and perversions.
>> No. 33688 [Edit]
>>33685
I have the same sort of thoughts. Can't allow myself to fully relax and enjoy myself. Ever. I could be NEET with a year's rent saved and I would still have the thoughts.
A psychologist once blamed this kind of thing on a pervasive Protestant work ethic. Your parents needn't be religious to inculcate it in childhood. She wasn't a great diagnostician in my opinion, because in childhood I didn't have such thoughts. It's living in the capitalist machine with crumbling social safety nets that did it. Never goes away. Imagine if a worldwide revolution ushered in a socialist utopia like in some anarchist's wet dream. They would still have to treat generations of people for something like PTSD. Variable in its severity, granted. Just from the memory of this shit.
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Sometimes I think about stopping my medication. I'm not sure but I think I feel weird some hours after I take one for the day. But sometimes I get sad because I think about sad things and I don't know which one it is.
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>>33687

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16448 No. 16448 hide watch quickreply [Reply] [Edit] [First 100 posts] [Last 50 posts]
Ponderings general 2. Post things you've thought about.

Previous thread >>15685
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>> No. 33678 [Edit]
>>33677
I agree with you, I'm just remembering how it was in wizardchan, were normalfaggotry was determined by how much you were able to still enjoy things. So having hobbies and interests, specially the autistic/nerd ones, was quickly condemned.
It totally looked like a bunch of angsty teens competing for who was more depressed than the other and how much they hated things.
At the end, if normalfag meant being happy and not a normalfag meant being unhappy you could easily reach the conclusion that being a normal was just plain better. And that's awfully wrong.
If something, it's more normal not being able to enjoy things than social recognition, having crisis "when no gf" and all that kind of shit, while the unnormal is more like Dwarf Fortress guy, who can obsess and enjoy doing one autistic thing all his life just because it's fun.
>> No. 33679 [Edit]
>>33678
Any place where people can't be shamelessly passionate about something is not worth being in. A big part of normalfaggotry is reeling in your interests, either in content or intensity, so as to not diverge from what's considered acceptable. Even among people who do seem "abnormal" on the surface, like those on wizardchan or some incel forum or who go to anime conventions, have the same mindset. Instead of revelling in how society sees you because of whatever you lack that's considered valuable, it's better to simply reject society's value scale.

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>> No. 33682 [Edit]
>>33677
>>33679
>Normalfaggotry is more defined by a conformity-first mindset and certain attitudes.
I think this is a good characterization. They have an unconscious tendency towards conformity (either not realizing this action, or justifying it based on some superficial reason). This is usually accompanied by a desire to jostle for social prominence, which probably is in and of itself the primary distinguisher. Most actions are carried out towards that end: "watching anime" is not merely a comforting medium to be enjoyed in solitude but rather perverted into a competition to see who can be the most outspoken "weeb," overtly marking oneself as part of some supposed trendy in-group. Going to anime conventions becomes merely an avenue for partying with friends.
>> No. 33686 [Edit]
>>33682
That's what exactly is. And that's what always bothered me of people. At the end it's all about socializing, even with weirdos, it all ends in the same. And I think females are probably 100% about that while some males can show some genuine appreciation, but social pressure makes them cynical.

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32916 No. 32916 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
Who bicycles around here?
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>> No. 33618 [Edit]
>>33617
>they're pedestrians or vehicles and switch based on whatever is convient for them
They might be switching to avoid getting hit by cars in cases where there isn't a clear bike lane (or the bike lane is poorly placed). Although I'm not sure how the infrastructure is in Denmark.
>> No. 33619 [Edit]
>>33618
They should bike on the fucking grass if there is no lane, and get off of their bike when going through a crosswalk. I don't live in a city, so my perspective is of a suburbanite.
>Denmark
They have a great reputation for it.

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>> No. 33621 [Edit]
>>33617
They're pests.
>> No. 33672 [Edit]
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Wheeeeeeeee

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33625 No. 33625 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
From games, comics, and cartoons, since the late 90s, westerns from America to Europe(especially France for some reason) have attempted to create "anime-like" media. You remember some of these: rwby, totally spies, avatar, teen titans, code lyoko, to name a few. Most of these are made to capitalize on a dying trend, but that's besides the point. These try to copy something more than the artstyle(which is usually a failure). There's some kind of character to otaku media that they're trying to replicate.

Aside from anime largly representing adult-oreiented animation that isn't primarily comedic, there's something else to it, some dynamic. Most people write these "knockoffs" off as shit and that's it, but I want to know, if I were to try to make something with that unique "spirit" to it, wouldn't it just come out the same? Could a westerner capture whatever that thing is so it feels the same?

There's a couple western porn artists which do a really good job, but that's as close as I can think of
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>> No. 33661 [Edit]
>>33659
Sorry for the misinterpretation of your statement. I don't have too much experience with other medias, but yes, compared to American cartoons, even aimed at adults, anime is a much more serious medium.

And yeah, Goepples-chan wasn't the best example to put in things relating to otaku culture, however, the comedic scenes are actually reminiscent of those in visual novels and the team that worked on it is actually Japanese. I appreciated the humor and the perspective of it, despite the fact that it went with the common [insert]-tan theme and was pandered to westerners.

Also goes to show that there are so few good EOL VN's, I had to bring that one up.
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>>33661
>there are so few good EOL VN's
"Games" like Heavy Rain, Telltale stuff and even that Life is Strange shit basically are EOL VNs, they just aren't packaged as such. The gimmick of these is basically "hey, it's an electronic, slightly interactive medium of story telling. That's never been done before! Games are art now, see?". Except visual novels were doing it 20+ years before.
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>>33662
I feel like those take after movies, not novels. You don't read much in them, or at all. While it is similar in the sense that the focus is entirely on storytelling, the method is too different for me to see them as comparable.
>> No. 33664 [Edit]
>>33663
There's a few "fully-animated" VNs.

I feel like what they were wrongly taking credit for something broader than movie based games. They didn't so much as acknowledge the existence of visual novels, which I guess is a good thing.

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23041 No. 23041 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit] [Last 50 posts]
① your country
② are you a NEET?
③ did you ever shit on the floor?

OP starts:
luxembourg

yes

not yet, but i pee in a 500ml pyrex measuring cup that i dump out the window. almost overfilled it a few times
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>> No. 29711 [Edit]
>>29710
>I'll never understand this anxiety, I just ignore people when I don't want to talk with them.
It has more to do with their mere presence than [potential] conversation.

A fear of other human beings is probably nigh-impossible to imagine if you don't have it, but that also applies to virtually every phobia, along with certain elements of other neurological disorders (for example, the fact that many people on the autism spectrum are completely unable to perceive sarcasm, irony, and metaphors).
>> No. 33648 [Edit]
>>23041
What's the deal with question 3?!?
>> No. 33652 [Edit]
① Australia
② Yes
③ No, I'm not an animal
>> No. 33670 [Edit]
① france
② yeah
③ no, even if I were camping and I had to I can't

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21334 No. 21334 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit] [Last 50 posts]
After seeing the immense popularity of the what bugs you thread, I decided that I would make a thread for people to post all the awesome things (big or little) in life that simply make you happy. I understand Tohno-Chan has a lot of gripes and resentments, but we cant all be negative all the time. After all, what is negativity if we have nothing to compare it too?

<-- Obligatory Kamina Pic Related

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>> No. 33092 [Edit]
>>33087
American Italians or Italy Italians, because what they eat and the way they eat it is not the same.
>> No. 33093 [Edit]
>>33088
Sure. About two thirds of us are overweight, across all of Europe. What I meant was not that Italians are unusually fat, just that they're also as fat as us.

The differences between 'national diets' aren't that big anymore. We all stuff our gobs with the same shit. Same 'imported' internationally popular dishes, fast food, sweets, snacks, soda, beer. Local cuisine got overtaken by the global favourites.
But I think even before globalization food in most regions was based mainly on cereal and starchy vegetables. That's what agriculture was always focused on, probably everywhere. But today barely anyone gets enough daily activity to eat all of that high energy food and not get fat.

Could be the only thing Europe is united in is obesity. We grow fat together, that should be our motto.

I don't know how we compare to the USA.

>>33091
Carry on then. Personally I can't tell the difference.

>>33092
Italian Italians. I don't know why so many of them come here when our country is worse off than Italy in most aspects.
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>>33093
Italy's economy is stuffed due to austerity measures. Also Italy's resources is nothing compared to USA.
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>>21334
A good meal makes me happy.

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9442 No. 9442 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit] [First 100 posts] [Last 50 posts]
I don't think we had a movie thread yet so I wanted to ask, does /tc/ watch movies? What was the last one you saw? Have any good recommendations or favorite genres? Do you like american, european or asian cinema?
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>>33285
I just finished watching this. Thank you very much.
>> No. 33292 [Edit]
>>33282
>>33285
Really now, what's so sad about another 'unpopular chosen one miraculously gets an amazing girl'? Yeah yeah, cancer drama, whatever. You know what kind of movie would be actually sad? One where he's just alone and no one ever cares. The end.
>> No. 33623 [Edit]
Galaxy Quest is still fun
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2FYCe_wthQs
>> No. 33646 [Edit]
A Girls Rainbow
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GaYEoA-aFIQ

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12292 No. 12292 hide watch quickreply [Reply] [Edit] [First 100 posts] [Last 50 posts]
what are some things that really bug you?
things that genuinely piss you off?

I thought it would be nice to have a thread to vent about any little annoyance, no mater how big or small.
Any and all complains about the world around you are welcome here!
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>> No. 33640 [Edit]
Being out in public, society disgusts me to no ends, and I'd much rather be home than anywhere else.
>> No. 33641 [Edit]
Immorality. It perplexes me how normie parasites can commit such immoral things and find joy in it.
>> No. 33642 [Edit]
>>33636
Speaking of Amazon, their inventory co-mingling practices have gotten absurdly out of hand. At this point buying something from amazon is more akin to purchasing something from a Chinese flea market, as you have no idea whether the reviews can be trusted or whether the item actually sold is as described. Even books aren't safe to buy since apparently people reprint unofficial scanned versions.

>>33641
Interestingly the Japanese have an opposite viewpoint, finding a beauty in the transience/ephemerality of things:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mono_no_aware
>> No. 33645 [Edit]
Having body hair and it pisses me off to have to shave.

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30438 No. 30438 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
What relaxing things do you like to do, Anon?
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>>33533
You mean plastic model kits?
I had the same worries, but they disappeared when I made my first kit. I can't build the most basic Ikea shit, I can't even do the most simple informatic stuff like changing a hard drive, but model kits aren't a problem. You just need some patience, they are made to be extremely easy to build (there's complicated models, but the average HG/MG is almost always easy). If you need any help about how to start just ask.
>> No. 33598 [Edit]
>>30438
Have a comfy radio or streaming station in the background
>> No. 33643 [Edit]
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Go for a walk...
>> No. 33644 [Edit]
Distracting myself with nostalgia.

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24746 No. 24746 hide watch quickreply [Reply] [Edit] [First 100 posts] [Last 50 posts]
Because the last thread, http://tohno-chan.com/ot/res/15686.html, is now on auto sage.
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Emu War https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=62H-CCh18-k
Mariooo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YsUB6Jia4v4
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Germany & Italy
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Angelise Reiter
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