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33536 No. 33536 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit] [First 100 posts] [Last 50 posts]
How was your day? Did you do anything nice? Post about it here.
It looks like the old one is on autosage so here's a new one.
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>> No. 36804 [Edit]
I don't really see what you were arguing about.
But I don't really see what are people arguing about most of the time. At some point I just see words words but no meaning. I don't know if it's a fault of our language that makes people fall into vicious dialectic circles or I'm just dumb and I don't get what people are talking about.
>> No. 36805 [Edit]
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Basically I wrote a dissenting opinion on a popular comment and someone who agreed with the general consensus went out of their way to tell me everybody has a different opinion. I tried actually discussing this difference in opinion and why people would feel differently about the same thing, but he kept dismissing my attempts by repeating "everything is subjective". When I called him out on this directly, he ironically called me closed minded to justify not saying anything else.

A lot of fake "conversation" is subtext and ego battles. There really was no point to his first reply except to dismiss me "nicely"(in a roundabout way). He might have even done it subconsciously. He never intended to talk to me.
>> No. 36806 [Edit]
>"everything is subjective"
Post-modernism is deleterious garbage.
>> No. 36807 [Edit]
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Post-modernism gets a bad rap because of politics and how easy it is to abuse, but it can work really well in fiction. Shiki and No Country for Old Men are two of my favorite examples of post-modernism being used correctly. It can create a type of atmosphere and feeling you can't find elsewhere. It's just another tool in the creative toolbox. I like post-modernism more than modernism actually.

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29143 No. 29143 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
What's yours?
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>> No. 35656 [Edit]
Jack Frost, Pixie, and Nekomata Laziness combined with this delusion that I'm entitled to make something of myself artistically. Just nevermind that a lot of successful artists have more than just creative skill, they also have the ability to network so they can make their creations known, as well as support from friends and family (especially while growing up) to nurture their talents.
>> No. 35786 [Edit]
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Good thing I only draw as a hobby.
>> No. 35798 [Edit]
Internet addiction
>> No. 36802 [Edit]
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KDA LOL Addiction

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33410 No. 33410 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit] [Last 50 posts]
I browse wiki to read interesting stuff:

News, mainly tech news:

I try to minimise reddit/youtube as I can get addicted to it.
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>> No. 36778 [Edit]
It's amazing how Star Wars just keeps getting worse and worse in ways I couldn't even imagine.
>> No. 36779 [Edit]
Funny enough that character is from what's widely considered the only good thing to come from Disney era star-wars.
>> No. 36801 [Edit]
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That's cos the Disney SW trilogy flopped so bad with boring Rei ...
>> No. 36808 [Edit]
Rei was just one of many problems with the Disney S(J)W trilogy.

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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. 36775 [Edit]
>Most websites probably won't allow you to use arbitrary unicode in your password though
Really? That seems misguided. I tried it on a random booru site just now and it worked.
>> No. 36776 [Edit]
It depends how well the website is coded. Websites of large internet conglomerates as well as otaku-targeted sites probably handle it fine, but I don't have much faith that your typical small American company is going to get it right considering how many of them do things such as impose password length limits.
>> No. 36799 [Edit]
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If you played anime songs (karaoke or off-vocal versions) all day, how long will a normie wise-up to it?
>> No. 36800 [Edit]
Once you hit something widely known, such as a jojo or dragonball theme song.

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33182 No. 33182 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
Sort of a hybrid between the book club and "post something new you learned." Post any interesting essays, articles or prose you've stumbled across on the internet.

I'll start:
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>> No. 36538 [Edit]
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A while back I found a list of passwords for databases we had access to in my middle school. I thought it would interesting to see what articles they had on anime. Here's a few interesting and amusing choice quotes.

>Goku may fly over you this weekend, Sanji will offer a tasty dish and one of Naruto's kunais might come zipping through the air. It's a good thing I brought my kids to work because I'm really not sure what all that means. The boys tell me these and other characters from the world of anime will fill downtown starting Friday when Florida's largest anime convention kicks off at the Tampa Convention Center.
>The boys are excited, but me? I'm just waiting for The Flintstones convention. …
>About that iPhone hype. Unless it comes with a direct connection to the man above, I don't think you should call anything the "Jesus phone."

TV Overdose for Kids- 2009
>I still get nostalgic whenever I come across kiddie shows on television.For example, I pine for old good carrot-munching Bugs Bunny and perky Woody Woodpecker. The fast-paced Japanese animated shows called Anime, in my book, are too realistic and mere imitation of violent adult action movies. Some of the casualties of modern animation were characters that my generation grew up with.
>harsh-voice Donald Duck, Tom and Jerry and Mickey Mouse with his merry gang of Minnie Mouse, Pluto and hare-brained Goofy, truly kid stuffs. These wholesome shows of my childhood have now been replaced by Astro Boy, Voltes V, Mazinger Z and other androids battling mechanical monsters out to take over the world.As always, the shows always end up with the hero and the villain trying to annihilate each other in a flurry of lights, colors and grating synthesized sounds. Great for kids, but unfortunately, bad for their education.
>Research shows that exposure to this type of programming increases the risk of aggressive behavior and at the same time, desensitizes children to violence. Studies on links between TV overdose and child development and value
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>To save paying $100 plus per tape, fans would drive for miles to the paltry number of stores stocking anime. They'd tape it, duplicate it, then send it back. It was Gunbuster's success that triggered a flurry of releases, Tatsugawa says.
>More Americans got excited by anime in 1993, when the Fox Channel Network aired a remake of the Power Rangers, says Innes. Mighty Morphin Power Rangers was an instant hit and created an anime frenzy.
>What might hold all this back is pornography and violence. Compared with American cartoons, the miniskirts, bare bottoms and flirtatiousness on some anime can look a bit smutty. Tatsugawa says that part of this might be different cultural values. While Puritan American mothers might balk at boys pulling off girls' shirts on an anime show, Japanese moms might be shocked by Itchy blowing up Scratchy on The Simpsons.
>But the biggest hurdle of all might be the presence of Xrated anime porn. The weird adult anime available in video stores in the US and in Japan is something that companies like Pioneer, Bandai and Viz Communications want nothing to do with. Tatsugawa thinks mainstream companies will react the same way. If you have AOL Time Warner and Disney getting behind anime, the last thing they want is for American mothers to second-guess their anime purchase, Tatsugawa says. "That would crush the industry here." When Japanese manga and anime come to American shores, the content can seem a little raw or risque to American readers. Viz Communications has tweaked the content of manga it handles to suite American tastes; Jason Thompson, editor of the new Enghsh-version of Shonen Jump, offers some examples.
>"We removed a two-page sequence where Misty, the lead female character for Pokemon, was bathing in a hot spring. Where the women's clothing was too revealing, we had to make the swimsuits larger and changed the shape of their bodies so they were less provocative (i.e. less chesty).
>"In Dragon Ball Z, which Viz has been publishing in English since 1998, one of the characters, Gohan, was
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>> No. 36540 [Edit]
>Voltes V
What country or year was that? 2009 doesn't seem right. Very strange.

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>> No. 36798 [Edit]
Manuals are boring... what?

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35910 No. 35910 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
What is your favorite hair color?
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>> No. 36085 [Edit]
Double french braids are the sign of a slut!
>> No. 36748 [Edit]
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Light blue
>> No. 36761 [Edit]
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The most adorable girls are always the white-haired ones.
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Reddy? Go!

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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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>> No. 36358 [Edit]
I watched The Cabin in the Woods expecting the typical, but it turned out to be a parody-thing. And it was decent. Very amused by the need for countries to create their own slasher situations. Japan's attempt was quite amusing. Who knew JS' were that hard to kill?
>> No. 36451 [Edit]
Watching THE WITCHES (2020) which is loosely based on the novella by Roald Dahl. Starts Anne Hathaway as the Grand High Witch.

Saddest scene in THE WITCHES (1990) movie;
Also Angelica is turning from Morticia (Addams Family 1991) to Grand High Witch(John Wick 3).. brrr
>> No. 36482 [Edit]
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Professional wrestling feels like a Tomino anime without the music.
I kind of like it.
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Sky Fighters / Les Chevaliers du ciel (2005)
A French version of Top Gun.
Neat way of the bad guy disabling the protagonists' Mirage fighters by denying them an airborne refuelling.

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29194 No. 29194 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
Do you have music on while using your pc and browsing the tohno?
I'd like some nice, calm music to have as background
I really have no idea how to find new stuff though
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>> No. 36508 [Edit]
Is this an ad for spotify? Joking aside,
> Spotify is free to use
Is only true if you're willing to give away your listening habits and whatever other datamining their app probably does.

Also for those who were not aware, IDM stands for Intelligent dance music. I'm more a fan of his ambient style works though.
>> No. 36509 [Edit]
I'm aware of Aphex Twin.
Only listened to Richard James Album and the vol1 ambient works.
>> No. 36793 [Edit]
I don't like Spotify and the like. I rather have music files and set it on random. Ugh.
>> No. 36794 [Edit]
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That reminds me, when I spotted Burial in Hyakko. It made me a little bit amused.

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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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>> No. 36486 [Edit]
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>> No. 36487 [Edit]
That's only going to make the problem worse as time goes on.
>> No. 36792 [Edit]
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You could be on to something; drive at night to late-night diners could be worth the effort.
>> No. 36795 [Edit]
You could always move to a small city where people bike/walk instead.

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33905 No. 33905 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!

Old one reached bumb limit I think.
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>> No. 36787 [Edit]
No, because it was too obvious and cartoonish. It's a thin, oldish guy with overly long, white hair who smiles and laughs maniacally a lot. Yep, that's what a crazy killer looks like. If he looked like a completely normal, or even attractive guy, and he was just one of the school teachers there or a hotel worker, or a police officer, that would have been unnerving. Or if one of her friends killed her, that would have also been better. It could have been an accidental death and be scarier. Some evil guy who looks comically evil, doesn't scare me in fiction.

If the villain is supernatural, I don't think it should be given a human form or shown at all.
>> No. 36788 [Edit]
Socialization really doesn't make any sense. I may seem selfish saying this, and that's probably so, but why do people always seek out new friendships rather than being satisfied with one? You can form a great friendship & think it's going perfectly until you realize the other person just wants more & more friends. You're just another person to them. Applies to both real-life and the internet, though it's to be expected on the internet.
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>why do people always seek out new friendships rather than being satisfied with one?
People have frienships for validation and entertainment. One person can't provide an average person enough of these two things to satisfy them. They'd rather have 10+ casual friends they can rotate through when needed than one really good friend because that's more reliable for whatever they need/want, and it gives them more social clout. It doesn't appeal to me either, but for normal people, this human-based mercantilism comes naturally.

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>> No. 36790 [Edit]
I suspect you think like that because you expect friendship to be some sort of soulbonding deep connection when it's just a simple need that requires to be fulfilled to make survival easier. The more friends the strongest the social net so you have a bigger support in case of need.
It's a completely different mindset as >>36789 expressed it quite well. Even some normals also notice that and feel disappointed, leading into the usual emptiness and mid-life crisis.

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28568 No. 28568 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
Is it my imagination or does it seem like the non-narutard part of the english anime community has been slowly dying over recent years?
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>> No. 29148 [Edit]
Sums it up perfectly
>> No. 29150 [Edit]
I say it's the opposite.

Back in the day it was all naruto and bleach and black butler and shit, today they have one punch man and kill la kill and SNK and SAO and shit

The narutards still exist, the bad part is how "otakool" exists and you have these people and other casual normies getting dakimakuras and watching moe and shit
>> No. 29372 [Edit]
For a while they were selling these Yoko Littner dakimakuras at Hot Topic that were like, half the size of a normal daki.
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I liked anime before it was cool.

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