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27208 No. 27208 hide watch quickreply [Reply] [Edit] [First 100 posts] [Last 50 posts]
The old one has been on autosage for a long ass time, guys. Make a new one already. Old thread: >>24879
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>>31633
just do it
>> No. 33843 [Edit]
>>33840
both pictures look like shit lol what progress
>> No. 33844 [Edit]
>>33843
I also don't like either of them, but the second one clearly shows a better understanding of anatomy and shading.
>> No. 33874 [Edit]
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This guy does one drawing DAILY
https://twitter.com/click_burgundy

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31267 No. 31267 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
Why did Kotatsu never take off outside of Japan?
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>> No. 31274 [Edit]
Usually you'd pack away the other table and then bring out the kotatsu.
In the West tables weren't designed to be packed away.
>> No. 31279 [Edit]
>>31272
>they're only as good as the house is bad?
Sorry, I worded my post badly. I meant that it's a cultural thing more than an architectural one. The things I listed is why kotatsu are popular in Japan, which comes down to lack of other forms of either heating or keeping the house insulated.
>> No. 31281 [Edit]
Maybe its not too late for the kotatsu to catch hold in the west, but I doubt it. Imagine some big western slob steps in dogshit on the way home and walks into his house without taking his shoes off then sits at kotatsu.
>> No. 31622 [Edit]
buildings in the north are properly insulated or have a fireplace

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31572 No. 31572 hide watch quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
my current torrent stats
ratio 0.93
total downloads: 674.12 GB

I've downloaded about 47gigs more than I've uploaded. Thats like 8 whole seasons of anime I've gotten off you people for free.
>> No. 31595 [Edit]
Your ratio is sub-standard. You can definitely do better than that...
>> No. 31596 [Edit]
I only use XDCC for downloads so I've download everything more than I've uploaded.
>> No. 31602 [Edit]
>>31595
i try to keep my ration under 1 at all times, that way i never feel like i'm being taken advantage of. still hanging at 0.93 now with 678.06 GB downloaded, so apparently i consumed 3.94GB of anime over the past 12 days. 328 megs or roughly one ep in 720 per day
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Whenever I get something that I know won't have that many seeds, I try to do my part as I know what its like to be unable to obtain something you want.

I'm grateful for those that have shared and want to help as many as I can if I can.

I'm only posting this small example because I'm not sure how to find out my total ratio on Deluge. Orz

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31592 No. 31592 hide watch quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
Why can't 3DPD like cute hair accessories like ribbons and bows and stuff?
>> No. 31593 [Edit]
>>31592
The issue with this thread is that nobody can give a proper rebuttal, because that would require breaking the no posting 3DPD rule. I myself have seen plenty 3DPDs of which I've thought "That's a nice <insert hair accessory>" around here. Already discussed here: http://tohno-chan.com/an/res/30465.html#30830
>> No. 31594 [Edit]
If you live on turd island, people there usually look like turds.

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31573 No. 31573 hide watch quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
How old are you and what do you think the minimum age rule should be on here if there was one?
>> No. 31574 [Edit]
i am a cute little anime girl
>> No. 31576 [Edit]
No idea, don't see how it matters
>> No. 31577 [Edit]
18+ to view /ns/
>> No. 31587 [Edit]
I am a small loli catgirl, only 9 years old. Please do not bully me!

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31533 No. 31533 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
I HATE it when I have the misfortune of talking to someone cancerous online, especially when it's someone who obsessively hates on anime for no reason. I try to just ignore it and walk away, but the thought just stays on the back of my mind. I can't watch anime or play video games because my brain keeps telling me to go back and fight! And then, I waste several hours of my life on some stupid internet fight instead of doing something I'd actually enjoy. How do you guys deal with this?
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>> No. 31582 [Edit]
>>31580
Why not kick them out?
>> No. 31584 [Edit]
>>31582
Because people are terrified of being pegged with "clique mentality" and the one time someone actually got banned it raised an insane shitstorm that never died down
>> No. 31585 [Edit]
>>31584
>Because people are terrified of being pegged with "clique mentality"
Well, then the real issue is that these hangouts are filled with cowards. If you can't reliably put your (collective) foot down and kick the hijackers and pretenders, than it's on you as a whole. The aforementioned will go wherever they can to get the attention they crave, so it's your duty to kick them out and preserve the integrity of what you have, otherwise you lose your right to complain.
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>>31585
no earnest group of posters no matter how large will ever be able to withstand the assault of a single determined and skilled griefer.
sure grieferism is no longer fashionable or "cool" in the modern era, but their long lost skills and way of life has yet to be reckoned with in any sort of effective manner. sometimes old religions just fade away

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30639 No. 30639 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
My mentally abusive, alleged "father" threw a remote control hard at me, this evening. Before that, I said that even his favourite mainstream media outlet SVT has said that basically no migrants have gotten jobs, recently (or "newly arrived" as they creepily are called, here, to explain to Swedes that they are here to forever stay and replace us); either because they haven't been qualified or don't want any, as their article said. He immediately came up with some migrant that had changed tires on his car, the other day, and that he worked "far more effectively" than the others around him. I said I would rather have seen that that job had gone to someone from here (they automatically get jobs as all Nordics now are consider second-grade people, by the state, but he's too unintelligent to get that, despite that it's been said it will be done by those he has voted in). Then when he realized I was right, he as usual started to point out how worthless I am. I pointed out that it's hard to get back to life when you have been harassed to despair by the psychiatry (he, by the way, has several times commended the worst of those psychiatrists and said "he only wanted to help me" and that my life would be good if I had listened (they wanted to commit me, give me ECT and antipsychotics, mainly for wearing "odd clothes" (normal, nowadays), being a vegetarian and wanting to become a farmer)). He said something nasty I can't remember so I said I would be better off dead. He said something like "die then," to which I replied that I actually think I might have breast cancer so maybe I will (I've realized I have faint, wide lumps where they shouldn't be, on my chest, that definitely aren't fat lumps). Then he threw the controller on me and stormed off. Then he returned, saying that if I don't stop being a "fascist" and change my attitude, he will send me out of the house. If he does that, I won't have my only reason of living, anymore; our dog.

I've decided to try to go mute in order to not speak with him. I prayed as hard as I could that he would die, but so far, none of those prayers have been listened to. Just further proof that no good god exists. I'll talk as little as possible with my mom, too, as he feels provoked when I ta
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>> No. 30657 [Edit]
>>30655
Not him but about war... "Lots of terrible, nightmarish stuff" is already my life. It could get worse with war but not by much and every day I care less.
>> No. 30658 [Edit]
I feel you anon. My mom is similar to your father, plus she drinks. She doesn't throw stuff at me but she threw a brick into my window once. For me the only thing that works is not talking to her at all and avoid her as much as I can.

>>if I don't stop being a "fascist" and change my attitude, he will send me out of the house

Can he actually do that? I mean what's the law in your country about this and who owns the house, your mom or him? Is your apartment stable / paid for on the long term? If yes, then maybe you should just move and visit your mom and your dog when he is not at home. And before anything else certainly go and see a doctor.
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>>30655
>Well.... war is never nice, though.
Sure, but getting a influenza injection isn't either, but it's best to get it done. And war will really test my limits, I want to know just what I can acheive when pushed.
Nobody really deserves to die, though I sure would like certain groups exterminated, but that doesn't mean they deserve it, it's just what personally think is best and I wouldn't grieve over their removal.

>I'm not sure if he understands how much damage he is doing to me, mentally... and his behaviour is just making me get even more extreme
Yeah, sounds like mine. I've concluded he must be a sort of psycopath, since clearly he is unable to process other's emotions.
Best advice I can give is to just stop talking to him.
>> No. 31575 [Edit]
>>30639
He's not going to change until either a different narrative shows up on the television screen, everyone around him changes, or he's subjected to soviet style torture and brainwashing.

As for cancer treatment I recommend you read:
"Detoxify or Die" by Sherry A Rogers M.D
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/151489.Detoxify_or_Die

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31544 No. 31544 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
How many of you have been into anime 20+ years? Also what year did you start watching anime? Then what year did you find what anime actually was?

I've been into anime since 1995 but I didn't know what anime was until 1997.
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>> No. 31551 [Edit]
>>31549
I’m also 30, and I’ve noticed in public life that a lot more people watch it than let on. For instance, walking by a pharmacist talking to a patient the other day I heard one telling the other how they like older anime like Ranma. Both of them were, I would say, in thier mid 30s to late 30s.

I think it’s mostly that once you become older and are finished with school and college, your life takes a very narrow path that you, yourself, stear. You’re also no longer branded into social groups as much beause everyone else is just focused on their own path. When you’re in your early twenties and teens you are still focused on groups, like who is an “anime fan” or “jock” or whatever.

Beyond that age range we are all just people winging it, and what we like doesn’t define us as much as how much money we make or what we do for a living.
>> No. 31552 [Edit]
>>31549
Yeah, I've also noticed not a lot of people who I used to hang out with still watch anime. My roommate is 25 and still watches it. There's also this woman who's 31 that I know who still watches anime and is trying to raise her kids to like it as well although that doesn't seem to be working out. But yeah I am noticing that there's a huge decline once people start hitting a certain age.

>>31551
>Beyond that age range we are all just people winging it, and what we like doesn’t define us as much as how much money we make or what we do for a living.
Unfortunately this. People only care about you based on what you do and how much money you make. If you're not working people don't want to be seen with you thus you become isolated to no ends. That's what happens to most NEETs. I'm trying to figure out a way out of long-term NEETdom myself and anytime I run into people I went to school with they always try to ask me what I do and intrusive questions like that. I finally wised up and started lying to them. But even then that doesn't seem to matter much. Most of them just sit around drinking themselves to death while they're in their second or third marriage right now with three to four kids. I'm literally the only one left out of my entire class that hasn't had any kids or been married. Also even my younger brother tries to pretend that he doesn't remember watching anime with me growing up because it's seen as "uncool" to his peers. He's in the military and completely changed his persona and looks like he wants to kill himself on a daily basis. Then again that's most people I see anymore. They work and have a family but deep down you really pay attention these people are extremely miserable. I've had an extreme depression over the years about being a NEET and not having but a very small handful of friends. But I've started to look at it like this, I don't have any drama, I choose to actually be my true
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>> No. 31562 [Edit]
>>31544
I think I found out Anime was a distinct separate medium around 1998 or 1999. Before that I remembered it as just called "eastern cartoons" locally. Same thing with Tokusatsu (Jiban, Masked Rider and co.) which was usually referred to as "Japanese shows".
>> No. 31564 [Edit]
"Japanimation" was the de rigueur term before anime

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31525 No. 31525 hide watch quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
Since the old request thread has been gone for quite some time now, would it alright to make a new one? I've been trying to re-find the picture in which a guy tells a story beginning with a high school orchestra performance. He talks about how he imagined his waifu, Kagami Hiiragi, being in the audience and how they talk and spend time with each other after returning home. It has a picture of Kagami gently smiling in it, but I otherwise remember it only consisting of small black text on a white background.
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>> No. 31561 [Edit]
>>31558
Thank you so much. I really enjoy reading the thoughts and experiences others have concerning their beloved, and this one left a strong impression on me.
>> No. 31563 [Edit]
>>31558
That's very heartwarming. I hope that anon is still as happy with her.

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31502 No. 31502 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
nyaa.si is down
but it still replies to pings
wtf
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>> No. 31518 [Edit]
>>31512
I thought that they scrape .si regularly so they have the same content?
>> No. 31520 [Edit]
>>31518
Looks like nobody took up the mantle. I have no idea if the missing fansubbed content is due to that, or intentionally left out. For anyone interested, go ask them in chat. They've got an API you can use.
>> No. 31526 [Edit]
>>31518
From what I've read it seems that pantsu used to do that until .si blocked them because drama. I don't think they've been scrapping .si in the last few months.
>> No. 31590 [Edit]
Fuck nyaa si they need to get taken down!
Nyaa.pantsu.cat all the way!!

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31487 No. 31487 hide watch quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
how do i get a really cute 2d pretending-to-be-a-boy-and-not-pulling-it-off tuxedo gf in irl?
>> No. 31488 [Edit]
2d in real life? what?
>> No. 31489 [Edit]
>how do i get a really cute
Money, and lots of it.

>2d
Run her over with a steam roller I guess?
Alternatively, get a cardboard cut out?

>pretending-to-be-a-boy-and-not-pulling-it-off
Isn't this pretty much all women these days?

>tuxedo
Buy one and ask her to wear it. Most 3DPD will be willing to accommodate whatever you're into to a degree and that wouldn't be too weird.

>gf in irl?
Drop all standards and 'maybe' you can get one.
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