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29386 No. 29386 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
d r i n k .
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>> No. 33203 [Edit]
>>33199
Wrong again.
You know very little about beer so stop being an asshole.
>> No. 33204 [Edit]
im not saying it isnt about the aroma, asshole
but it's primarily why i pour it out, as do many other people
>> No. 33205 [Edit]
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33205
i'm currently drinking this and watching sumo wrestling
>> No. 33214 [Edit]
>>33204
Oh no you're not getting off easy this time.
You can drink it upside down underwater for all I care. You don't get to post wrong opinions like they're facts though.
"Foaming up" is not a defining feature of beer.
Most british bitters are low carbonated and so they will tend to have poor head retention. It doesn't matter because that's right for the style.
Here's a thing though, it's never that simple and there are numerous techniques to make the foam stay regardless of carbonation level. It can be done but it's not required, often unneeded.
On the other end of the spectrum you can have something like a berliner weisse, some of which might be carbonated to almost 3 volumes of CO2 (that's a lot) and might foam intensely on pour, but lose head almost immediately despite bubbling furiously.
Fucking traditional lambic is not carbonated at all.
Next time you feel like you're in position to make general statements about beer, consult the BJCP style guidelines first. As for the foam, if you still don't believe then spend some time researching factors which affect head retention. What effect base malts have, what specialty malts do, what adjuncts do, what's with mash schedule, alpha acids, alcohol content, carbonation, temperatures. How it's poured, what glassware it's poured into. So on, so forth.
Then compare what you read to what actually comes out of a bottle. Because some brews don't always closely conform to guidelines, you'll find numerous outliers.
Which doesn't mean the style guidelines are inaccurate. They're the best practical approximation however beer is naturally a hard thing to classify precisely.
Almost everywhere in the world beer was always treated as a freely adaptable drink, adjusted to local conditions, available resources and needs of the moment.
Few places ever had strict laws dictating the characteristics of beer, a notable and influential exception being the Reinheitsgebot. But outside of Germany beer was brewed with such a vast range of ingredients and methods its classification is fuzzy.
It's hard to find a sing
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28617 No. 28617 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
me top right
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>> No. 33124 [Edit]
>>33119
Yes, but frankly their reasoning seemed ridiculous to me. Most of the time, I was beaten for talking back and arguing when I given a punishment. They knew for a long time that I had serious emotional and developmental problems, either caused by schizophrenia or some form of autism. They told me this in detail when I was an adult. Anyway, I got beaten pretty regularly because I rarely, if ever, took punishment without contesting it. I always felt some need to make a case for my own innocence or at least a lowering of the charges even as a small child. Did I respect them? Not for very long. I resented them heavily by 10. I've always had a huge hateboner for disciplinary authority of any kind. By the time I was hitting puberty it was reaching levels of such intense daily disturbance that I was getting talked to be the school principal every day. Honestly? No one ever "cured" me, they just gave up and, I guess I got what I wanted. It sounds edgy, but I'm just trying to give an accurate account of what happened. Now in my late twenties I'm pretty relaxed and quiet, because no one really tries to make me change anymore.
>> No. 33126 [Edit]
I don’t fit into either. I’ve always just done the bare minimum to get by, picking and choosing what unhealthy impulses I gladly indulge. Hopefully no big expensive health issues come up if so I will self death myself to death and die.
>> No. 33163 [Edit]
>>28617
I'm the decision that goes to the bottom left
>> No. 33186 [Edit]
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33186
I must self-improve.

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32700 No. 32700 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
I've watched every imageboard built from the ruins of the old internet slowly dying, until they shut down the website or warp into something different and unrecognizable. I almost had a heart attack when I saw the front page of tohno until I realized it was about Kyoani. But it got me thinking, how long do we really have until there are no anime forums along these lines? How long until the only websites left are ford driver websites like twitter, facebook, reddit, or neo-nerd websites where discussion is censored to a very bland, western dialogue that belongs more on tumblr? Even in fucking japan, tons of Otaku now are just normals chatting on twitter. Will Otaku survive the 2020s?
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>> No. 33104 [Edit]
>>33103
In the little work I have done I have come across such people as well, some would even act out Dragon ball scenes, go to anime conventions and buy bleach swords. But they kind of stopped at that level, only watching surface level anime(even when the are subscribed to crunchy roll so they would presumably see other anime advertised). Hunter X Hunter was probably the most obscure(I know, the use of obscure in this context is absurd) anime that any of them had seen and even then only one had.

Most people won't have a problem watching entry level anime, they are acceptable to western audiences hence why they have traditional been aired on TV even going back years.
>> No. 33105 [Edit]
It's all so tiresome.
>> No. 33109 [Edit]
>>33104
Yeah, you're right. Still, last time this happened was early this year, and two "very normal" guys were talking about Mahou Shoujo Tokushusen Asuka and the Shield Hero adaption. The latter I would've expected but the former was quite odd.
>> No. 33111 [Edit]
>>33102
yeah as far as I have seen Crunchyroll actually has people that (somewhat) know what they are doing and have succeeded at making certain series really well known among the casual public. Netflix is more like a rich old man throwing money at japanese studios in hopes that someone will notice their catalog despite most of their lineup being pretty bland.

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29816 No. 29816 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
How often do you bathe, /ot/? What about shaving? Do you fit into the stereotype that suggests NEETs and hikikomori have poor personal hygiene?
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>> No. 32952 [Edit]
>>32946
I feel like this should be a feel good manga but it probably isn’t.
>> No. 32970 [Edit]
>How often do you bathe, /ot/?
I am a massive clean freak and take a shower at least once a day, there have been quite a few times where I have taken two showers in one day (taking less time with the second one of course, don't want to dry out my skin). I even wash my hands constantly and almost obsessively, especially when I go out in public and have to touch a lot of items and such. I wash my hands especially hard after touching door knobs, which I try not to do, but sometimes I can't help it, or I just do it on instinct.
>What about shaving?
That's a different story. I've gone without shaving for an entire month. The only problem is, my facial hair grows fast, and I end up with a pretty thick beard if I go even a week without shaving. So I have to shave quite literally every day, and that is why I don't like to do it because it gets to be a pain in the ass. But I also hate to have facial hair because it is insanely itchy. Ugh, what a chore.
>>32942
That might be the reason OP picked it.
>> No. 32979 [Edit]
I shower every second day and shave every morning.
>> No. 33037 [Edit]
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Showering in winter is too cold..

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31756 No. 31756 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit] [First 100 posts] [Last 50 posts]
What are your thoughts on the rising number of "ironic weebs" and the increasing popularity and acceptance of otaku media & materials in the west's mainstream?
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>> No. 33024 [Edit]
>>33023
>Comiket has corporate booths, too
But they keep the two very much separated. If this were the case in the West, two things could happen: either small-scale artists wouldn't be forced to compete with people who are just printing merch for profit or reselling commercial goods, or people would just stop going to that part of the convention. Hopefully, the former.
>>33022
At least over here, I've met artists selling their own individually made comics and original prints, keychains or badges. Nothing on the scale of Japanese doujin, of course; but not mere "knick-knacks". I wonder if this could be somehow changed - with the age of the Internet upon us, it might be too late.
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>>33024
>keychains or badges
That's exactly what I meant by knick-knacks. Badges, Keychains, T-shirts, book marks, notepads, paper weights; anything which can be easily mass produced and has minimal creativity, thought, effort put into them, and overall value is a knick-knack. It's the same crap vendors give businesses men for free at dinners except "sugoii aniime desuu" themed.

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>> No. 33026 [Edit]
>>33016
And another tangent: I hate that there's a whole month dedicated to suicide prevention or whatever. Years and years ago when I went to community college, the sidewalks would have messages and pictures illustrated with chalk informing the suicidal that "It gets better!" and it's "Going to be okay!" Bullcrap. Much like funerals, it's a masturbatory event to make the participants feel better, not the afflicted.
>> No. 33033 [Edit]
>>33022
There is adult material, and actual fan books akin to doujinshi. Unfortunately, they're all disposable and drawn in the tumblr CalArts style.

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32923 No. 32923 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
I've heard of The Well Cultured Anonymous before, a "self help book by anon for anon", but I only took the time to read a bit of it today. I skimmed through a couple sections and to make a long story short, it could be renamed, "You should torture yourself and pretend to be something you're not for the sake of attaining traditional measures of success". What I took away from the whole thing is that /b/ and 4chan as a whole was flawed from its inception. Moot made a futuba style website for english speakers interested in otaku culture. Maybe not a bad idea on paper. In practice, it accommodated normalfags and casuals who aren't even interested in learning the language. A big chunk of the first users were also from somethingawful, a forum with next to nothing in common with futuba. From that shitty little seed, a whole "culture" of online normalfaggotry and liking stuff for the sake of socializing was born that has spread out and gotten worse with time. People act like things were good there at some point, but it was entry level shit for people who would lose interest after a couple years from the start.

The book's education section makes it clear that the whole thing is self-congratulating, masturbatory drivel written by people who got light weight comp-sci or business majors or something. Pretty much everywhere it encourages the reader to do stuff not just for themself, but to impress others and improve their social clout. It celebrates and puts all the shittiest aspects of society and people on a pedestal. Be manipulative, be like this, do these things that you would never enjoy and enjoy them, don't be fake though, woman can tell. The dating section inadvertently highlights ever reason not to date. Play these games by these rules because that's what's expected of you and that's what you need to do to get laid, and don't try and date somebody you're actually friends with and got to like first because woman don't like that. The sex section highlights why it's not worth it. All of that for 10-15 minutes of a good time, occasionally. Even when you're having sex you have to worry about a million different things. It's not like the book talks about the other "benefits" of dating outside of sex, just how you should expend your time and energ
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>> No. 32997 [Edit]
>>32996
World2ch did it first I think. Moot and his goon friends just popularized it, I wonder what the internet would look like if w2ch was the big thing instead of 4chan.
>> No. 32998 [Edit]
>>32997
Yeah, i'm looking into the history. I want to know just when exactly it went to shit and how. RIR7, creator of world2ch, also made some kind of imageboard, maybe more than one, but it was taken down by its host because of guro.
>ADTRW is notable for being one of the less-lame anime forums out there. The users aren't nearly as pathetic as they tend to be elsewhere and the Japan love not nearly as strong. A lot of the fandom is tongue-in-cheek and it tends to filter out good series quite well where others tend to think anything from Japan is of equal merit. I will thank it for exposing me to Azumanga Daioh which I hate to admit I like.
I don't know what this means exactly. This is one of the few threads I could find archived. Not sure how to feel about it.
https://web.archive.org/web/20010726134138/http://forums.somethingawful.com/showthread.php?threadid=42587
>> No. 33001 [Edit]
I believe in not purposefully being a dick for no reason. How one chooses to interpret that is up to each individual. Willful ignorance is harder to tolerate than plain old ignorance though.
>>32997
>>32998
It was recently unearthed on 4-ch that https://web.archive.org/web/20040412212722/http://www.mooniidx.com/imgboard/26.htm was the earliest English imageboard.
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>>33001
Oh wow. I can barely wrap my head around this. So a guy named moondabor decided to make a website which included a shrine to some attention whore who got 15 minutes of e-fame and an imageboard. Both the imageboard and forum were always complete shit from what I can see. It's mind boggling. Now i'm worried that futaba is just as bad, but I wouldn't be able to tell. I think anime expo is like ground zero for this cancer.

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32987 No. 32987 hide watch quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
I found a yumi(that means bow in Japanese)maido(that means maid in Japanese).

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19666 No. 19666 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit] [Last 50 posts]
How about just pics and links with some comment, this time?

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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1F5CcHWFjMA
Part 1/3. Now you can begin to imagine what Fuminori experienced everyday (also: some of the most faithful depictions of 3D sex I have ever seen in part 3/3).

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>> No. 31701 [Edit]
The sequel is still to come.
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31899
All the missing videos in this thread give me an empty feeling.
Here's my contribution. It's a Nico medley with the gimmick of combining two songs at once. Some of the combinations are brilliant. https://youtu.be/PN2qF7329cQ
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So many ded youtube links...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0LYd8Qe861w

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29096 No. 29096 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
Who would win?
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>> No. 29101 [Edit]
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29101
Comes down to whether EVA-01 had an AT-field during the fight. If we're talking about the whole of NERV here, then most assuredly them.
>> No. 29116 [Edit]
>>29101
But what is the AT-field?
>> No. 32869 [Edit]
>>29096
Who wins? Anno Hideki!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3r_p1mJQPCw
>> No. 32894 [Edit]
Godzilla: King of the Monsters
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wVDtmouV9kM
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QFxN2oDKk0E
Weaponised soundtracks; you just seen the best parts of the movie.

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32649 No. 32649 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
Kyoani has been burned down after an arson attack, with many dead and injured.

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-49027178
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>> No. 32761 [Edit]
The director of Lucky Star was one of the victims. Fuck.
>> No. 32768 [Edit]
>>32761
Holy... I just looked up to check this was true and he was the director of Kobayashi as well. Really sad.
>> No. 32799 [Edit]
https://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/en/news/20190729_09/amp.html?__twitter_impression=true

The Lucky Star Mikoshi was brought out again for Washinomiya Matsuri
>> No. 32881 [Edit]
Support KyoAni! I will.

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32828 No. 32828 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
This has been something that's been brewing in my mind for a long time. Most people here have similar negative thoughts about 3-d women. What are the exact problems specific to 3-d women, physically and psychologically? Do you think their "design" could be improved upon, or is that a hopeless ambition? If you could, how would you make a better woman? I'm seriously interested in this.
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>> No. 32861 [Edit]
>>32836
>>32828
I am not the person(s) you were talking to but if I may, I would like to provide my input.
When it comes to human nature, I am more drawn to the feminine. Sure I like beer and guns and steak and other manly shit, but female nature is more emotional and warm. So if I had a choice, I would probably have more female friends than male friends. The only problem is, most of the women I have met in meat space are incredibly unpleasant, or at least the ones around my age are (I'm in my early 20s). Most of the women around my age are rude and obnoxious, and the ones I have befriended in the past had ulterior motives.
This is really the major reason I was drawn to SoL series with all female casts in the first place. Sure they are attractive and cute, but the main reason I watch them is because I like to imagine what it would be like if they were my friends. If I was right there with them, drinking tea after school or hanging out in a shopping mall or what have you. And most of the time, I am not even attracted to these characters in a romantic or sexual way.
So if you ask me, one of the major things I would change about 3D women is their personalities.
>> No. 32864 [Edit]
>>32861
>but female nature is more emotional and warm
Emotional yes, I don't get where you get warm from. I don't think you can say personality can be seperated from nature, regardless of what the predominant culture is. All of those idealistic depictions don't seem to have any basis in reality. I really wonder where they came from in the first place. Again, this isn't about the made up bullshit version of women that only exists in fiction. Why are you comparing 3-d men to 2-d women?
>> No. 32865 [Edit]
>>32861
Yes I've felt this too. Nothing makes me feel more content than watching a group of girls in an anime do things together and show that they're genuine friends.

>>32864
The way I interpret "warm" is that they're more open about showing their affection and friendship toward each other. The portrayal of men in media usually doesn't focus heavily on things such as their feelings or the way they are genuinely grateful to be friends with someone. Such things are antithetical to the idea of masculinity. On the other hand, SoL/GGDCT anime focus almost entirely on these ideas, whether it's Azunyan tearing up at the idea of her friends graduating and leaving her, or Yuzuko wishing that their group will remain friends forever. When watching such shows you can't help but feel a sense of warmth and belonging as if there's no other place where you'd rather be than among their circle of friends, comforted by the fact that the bonds you share are everlasting (and thanks to the nature of the 2D medium, they are indeed eternal).

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>>32865
>The way I interpret "warm" is that they're more open about showing their affection and friendship toward each other.
In real life, or in media? In real life, female relationships don't seem that different to me. They're not so much deeper and more affectionate from what I've seen. Maybe there's more bullshit and deception though. Why even bring up what goes on in media?
>The portrayal of men in media usually doesn't focus heavily on things such as their feelings or the way they are genuinely grateful to be friends with someone. Such things are antithetical to the idea of masculinity.
I really don't know about that. I think it's more of a western thing. In some countires, heterosexual men holding hands in public is normal. I really don't know what you mean by "antithetical to the idea of masculinity". What is the idea of masculinity to you? Berserk and Jojo are just two examples of very close male relationships being depicted.

Frankly, I think yuri overtones are so common in SoL because it panders to the otaku demographic. Otaku are predominatly men who both desire women, and fear/resent average real life people. So the solution is depicting girls with no undesirable or threatening traits in mushy lovey-dovey friendshing that are just platonic enough for the target demographic to imagine being in a relationship with one. On top of that there's no men around to stink up the screen. The viewer is the only man, so there's no perceived competition to make things even a little uncomfortable. It's like a mental harem.

Post edited on 1st Aug 2019, 10:25pm

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