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29221 No. 29221 hide watch quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
How do I stop fapping so much?
I spend too much time sitting in front of the monitor and then it just happens
I don't think this is healthy, I need to stop
>> No. 29222 [Edit]
By exercising the willpower not to touch your penis. Get up and make a cup of tea when the urge arises and make sure to drink it standing in the kitchen instead of bringing it back to your computer desk. You can read a book in the meantime, too. Or maybe go for a walk. The main thing is that you stand up and get away from your computer for a bit.
>> No. 29223 [Edit]
It shouldn't be unhealthy, as long as it doesn't hurt.
>> No. 29224 [Edit]
The only thing bad that will happen from constant masturbation is you will become very unsensitized. If you already are then the solution is to simply masturbate less(as little as you can) and switch to onaholes only. A real vagina works too.
>> No. 29225 [Edit]
>>29221
>How do I stop fapping so much?

quantify yourself
i bet you're below average on this site
anyway masturbation is good for you. does it feel good? yes, so do it as often as possible.
if you answered no then you're doing it wrong.

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29120 No. 29120 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
How do I become an Otaku? I've liked anime and manga forever but "otaku" stuff has eluded me forever. I've been aware of these things but I've always associated them with a layer of the internet where everyone is aware of what's going on except for me.

I have no idea where to go to learn about otaku stuff except imageboards, because everything is always in japanese. Anime is easy and I've always watched it, but I've never pierced (successfully) past that layer where I could just go and download an anime after reading about it on wikipedia or MAL.

"Franchises" in particular, things that aren't actually based off an anime (the other way around often) are very difficult for me to "get". Stuff like Touhou or [email protected] and stuff like that.

Every time I see someone post something "otaku" that isn't anime and instantly recognizable I feel like I'm missing out on something everyone else "gets".

So where do I go? Niconico or something? Everytime I see a post about J-Pop or something like that everyone seems to know what every group is and every member's name etc. If I try getting into something like that often enough I'm just presented with a PV with the artist's name and song title in block letters and everything else in nip scribble.

It's a world of figurines and body pillows and light novels and stuff, MMD's and MADs and all sorts of music and I feel like, for someone who has been browsing imageboards as long as I have, to be missing out and not being "in".

I don't know about or have ever associated with otaku stuff outside of imageboards but everytime I see an otaku person or someone posts a picture of a touhou or something I'm left completely lost as to why every otaku seems to know everything there is to know about otaku stuff but I'm left completely lost as to how they learned these things and got into them.
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>> No. 29151 [Edit]
 
>>29133
Too late buddy. I'm already a "otaku" in the legitimate sense i.e. social anxiety, never go outside, everything thinks I'm a drug addict/potential shooter, never even held hands with a girl, browse wizardchan etc etc

This is just the icing on the cake, don't get me wrong. I've already learned half the hiragana since I started on Monday, only practicing during my breaks at work, or when I go to take a piss I'll take 5 minutes to practice etc. I work 10 hours a day Monday-Saturday so I'll get a big chunk done on Sunday and be finished sometime next week. After that comes katakana and that shouldn't be hard because a bunch look the same.

This isn't nearly as hard as people make it out to be. Sa is the smiley face with 1 slash, Ki is the smiley face with 2 slashes, Ku is just a greater than sign, Su has a loop-de-loop

Once I can speak glorious nihongo then I'll really be able to swing my dick around these normies
>> No. 29154 [Edit]
>>29151
You aren't an "otaku" at all because none of those things make you an otaku. In reality, you're the only normalfag here because of your desperation to prove that you're not like them and your desperation in having something that makes you different.
Of course you browse Retardchan. You know what you are? You're a failed normalfag. You bring up that you've "never held hands with a girl" and such. You don't belong here at all. Fuck off and go back there.
>> No. 29178 [Edit]
The most important step in being an otaku is learning how to be alone & be yourself.
>> No. 29215 [Edit]
"Otaku" isn't really something you try to become, it's more of a murky swamp that you just sort of gradually sink into if you have the right type of personality. Before you know it you realize that you're in so deep you might as well get comfortable. Anyway I think I roughly understand what you're trying to ask so here is my personal experience:

Around 2003 or so I kind of got hooked watching the anime that Cartoon Network would run at night (Inuyasha, Cowboy Bebop, Trigun, etc), and got interested enough in a couple of shows to start collecting them on DVD. When I started college the following year I saw a flier for a school anime club so I started going to that. Most of the people there knew a lot more about anime than I did and had been into it longer so I felt kind of out of place. However I got to be friends with some of the people in the club and I just kind of got sucked further and further into that world. In addition to the club we started going to conventions and the like, and we would frequently hang out and watch each others DVDs. I learned about 4chan from one of those guys too, and that was really the point of no return for me. Before I got into this stuff I was basically just a somewhat awkward and socially beta but still relatively normal male; I now live in a world of plastic figurines and erotic visual novels. My only close friends are the anime club friends I met in college.

Anyway, being otaku is basically like having any other interest that you're very deeply into, like being into a music genre or something. If you want to get into it just start looking into titles that sound interesting to you, learn all you can again, and go from there. One of two things will happen: either you'll find out it was just a phase, or you'll become one of us.

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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. 29196 [Edit]
Apropos Aria and YouTube.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vufo9uKZmTw
>> No. 29197 [Edit]
I rarely have music playing when on my pc.
>> No. 29198 [Edit]
From my two favorite composers:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NhKvczDWNHg

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oaAZwFFjqpA
>> No. 29199 [Edit]
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29199
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YW2cLz0zk-A

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a7CTo2-bAA8

something relaxed for you bro

i always play music... always

... fucking can't embed shit on this sight

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29166 No. 29166 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
If you could have any one supernatural ability or 'superpower' (barring omnipotence), what would you choose?
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>> No. 29170 [Edit]
>>29167
Definitely a solid choice, as long as you avoid creating any temporal paradoxes.

I'd be just as apt to choose simple invisibility too, though.
>> No. 29171 [Edit]
That is pretty good, but my choice would be to be able to venture into the Astral and Mental Realms at will, for as long as I want.
>> No. 29172 [Edit]
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29172
Mind control, obviously.
>> No. 30156 [Edit]
The ability to manipulate gravity would be great, although it's practically omnipotent because gravity is the main force that runs the universe and manipulating it would give you control over time, space, and even possibly other dimensions.

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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. 28693 [Edit]
If it's the "casual" viewers, the best way I can describe it is the Naruto of today is SAO and Attack On Titan. But these new casuals I find think It's cool to like anime or this hipsterish mentality they have. They think its cool to like unpopular things. Thus, the decline in the quality of people who like anime. I would rather the old stereotype of anime nerd of being a scrawny 15 year old kid, instead of the kind of person who thinks anime is an accurate representation of Japan, and are obnoxious and, I don't know, It's just cringy to have the same interests as these people. Sorry for my rambling. Anyway,if your talking about literal Narutards, a year ago after I graduated HS, there were a group of Narutards who only did watch the big 3. They had there own little group, I never had hard feelings for them because they never bothered anyone. But either way, the mentality of Narutards, and Narutards themselves are still quite big.
>> No. 29148 [Edit]
>>28693
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]
>>29150
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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29096 No. 29096 hide watch quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
Who would win?
>> No. 29098 [Edit]
High-fibre diet
>> 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?

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29102 No. 29102 hide watch quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
For those of you who work, what do you do for a living? Do you enjoy it?
>> No. 29105 [Edit]
I drive a steam train at a small family run amusement park by a lake. I might get cleared to run the boat as well.

I mostly get to interact with nicer old people and children.

I guess it's pretty cool.
>> No. 29108 [Edit]
I work in a small place that's basically outsourced IT for small businesses. All our clients are either in the city or subarbs.

I'm mostly the point man, I handle tickets and what monitoring things we have as well as phones. I occasionally tackle things I don't know when I have time to try to learn new things. Honestly I like it, a bit stressful at times, but I can deal.
>> No. 29109 [Edit]
>>29108
I work at a similar place, only we also do repairs for non-business customers as well since that's how the shop started.

I like the IT work, it's easy, it's what I went to school for, and the people I interact with tend to be smarter, nicer, and more computer-literate on average. Most of the work I do involves things like bringing computers/printers back online, installing software, setting up new computers onto a network, etc.

I hate the non-IT work, though. Lots of idiots and assholes, many customers are way too chummy and talkative for me, and I have to be a salesman, which I'm horrible at.
>> No. 29110 [Edit]
I sell drugs. I love drugs and most of the druggies are pretty OK, but I don't like parting with drugs even though its my job.

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29106 No. 29106 hide watch quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
So what's it gonna be?
>> No. 29107 [Edit]
the way i die.
university named after me.
free wifi wherever I go.
fulfill my biggest wish.
private island.
read minds.
$1 million amazon cards
best friends forever with my favorite celebrity.
free gas for 25 years.
be a ninja.
restart my life.
live the life of fame and wealth.
have the ability to see the future.
>> No. 29111 [Edit]
>Pick the year
(Never? If that's not an option; the way.)
>University
>Free Apple products
(No man, hear me out. This means all the older stuff too right?(I fucking love old Macs) and I can pawn the shit I don't want and buy a WiFi stick. It's win-win.)
>Biggest wish
>Private island
>Read minds
>$1mil in Amazon
(That's like quadrupling the money because Amazon is cheap as fuck and with Prime that shit's like all free 2-hour delivery)
>Best friends
>Dream car
(Gas isn't that expensive, you don't drive everyday, dream cars are rare and this probably means you can't sell it)
>Pirate
>Restart
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29028 No. 29028 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
I'm here to spread the gift of gay porn remixes. I'll be gauging interest here with this thread.

FAQs

1. What is an OtoMAD?

An OtoMAD is a musical composition created by taking samples from various sources (gay porn, anime, and such) and remixing them into a song.

2. What is a YTPMV?

YTPMV is an acronym for YouTube Poop Music Video. It's the western equivalent of OtoMAD. They mean essentially the same thing, but in practice OtoMADs and YTPMVs typically use different samples.
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>> No. 29043 [Edit]
 
a message is required
>> No. 29044 [Edit]
 
>a message is required
At least make it キタ━━━(゚∀゚)━━━!!
>> No. 29046 [Edit]
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>> No. 29188 [Edit]
 
大天使アカリエル

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28733 No. 28733 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
Is Loli/Shota allowed here? It's technically illegal.

I deleted my stashes all a long time ago out of paranoia.
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>> No. 28742 [Edit]
I would be fine with it, but then again,my name and address are not attached to the servers.

Also the map is inaccurate, because the US constitution allows loli and shota under free speech, so even if yo are charged, it would take the world's most ineffectual lawyer to not get that overturned.

I am in a state in red, and have bought doujinshi hard copy in another adjacent state in red, with underage characters, and nobody has had an issue.
>> No. 28814 [Edit]
>my name and address are not attached to the servers.
Neither are mine, but I'm paranoid what can I say?
>> No. 28833 [Edit]
Again with this faulty map.
>Prohibits computer-generated child pornography when "(B) such visual depiction is a computer image or computer-generated image that is, or appears virtually indistinguishable from that of a minor engaging in sexually explicit conduct"; (as amended by 1466A for Section 2256(8)(B) of title 18, United States Code).
Japan has a similar setup.

>Prohibits drawings, sculptures, and pictures of such drawings and sculptures depicting minors in actions or situations that meet the Miller test of being obscene, OR are engaged in sex acts that are deemed to meet the same obscene condition. The law does not explicitly state that images of fictional beings who appear to be under 18 engaged in sexual acts that are not deemed to be obscene are rendered illegal in and of their own condition (illustration of sex of fictional minors).

The Miller test is here:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Miller_test

"Ashcroft vs. Free Speech Coalition" clarified the previously ambiguous law. Loli and shota is legal in all 50 states, although ignorance could lead to erroneous prosecutions.
>> No. 28988 [Edit]
I understand it is as being kind of a legal grey area, and I've never been able to get a straight answer as to the actual legal status of it. I think in practical terms it's like >>28740 said, the FBI probably has its hands full dealing with more serious crime and is unlikely to spend much time and effort investigating it. Considering 4chan/b/ has round the clock threads on the subject and I'm pretty sure the FBI is well aware of the existence of that board at this point, I'd say it's not a subject that law enforcement considers high priority one way or the other.

My guess is that viewing that sort of material and saving it on your computer is probably pretty low risk, although if cops happened to raid your house for something similar like CP and found lolicon they might try to charge you with something.

If you're really paranoid your best bet would probably be to create an encrypted container on a flash drive and then just keep the flash drive hidden somewhere when you're not using it.

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28617 No. 28617 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
me top right
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>> No. 28632 [Edit]
>>28630
If not being bad isn't enough to make you good, then why not just be bad?
>> No. 28633 [Edit]
>>28632
If that's how you see it, give evil a spin. Let your desires be king. There's no reason to obey if you can't be forced to obey.
>> No. 28634 [Edit]
>>28633
You'd make for a great parent.
>> No. 28973 [Edit]
>>28634
Children have to learn what's wrong before they can do what's right, by learning earlier they can apply a wider logic earlier.
Of course you have to prevent them from seriously injuring or killing themselves.
The reason there's so many spoiled kids and into adults is often because of coddling and enabling.

>>28618
I think the greatest message here is self-discipline, so it doesn't matter where you are ethically.
I think that the good behaviour arrow should also point towards negative consequence as well, just like choice can result in misbehaviour.
I think you're kind of writing your own rules into it. "e.g." just means they're tangible examples of positive consequences.
So if your goal is murder, rape, theft or whatever. So long as you don't get caught, or perhaps you do and get the spin you want; the graphic isn't necessarily wrong.
I disagree with the graphic on a few points as successful people don't necessarily have manners. Assertive people rarely give people the space they want, but just enough so they get what they want from them.

It just goes to show again that morality is not linked to reward, whether it should be is a much more complicated question than this thread can discuss.

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