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30157 No. 30157 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
Is it weird to not be obsessed with something? Online and off I keep encountering people who seem to have one track minds. All they know and all they ever talk about is is one or two things, in some cases people revolve their entire lives around these things. Everything from music, to gun nuts, to gear heads, to specific videogame franchises, or electronics brands. Is it normal for real people to be this two dimensional? Am I weird for not focusing one one or two things and learning everything there is to know about those things? Rather than exploring bits of everything out there?
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>> No. 30267 [Edit]
>>30266
I'm the same exact way. To a sickening degree. I don't think that normal people are like this
>> No. 30270 [Edit]
>>30267
normal people are like that. NTs are not like that.
don't give NTs credit for being mental healthy, NTs are uniformly insane. no intelligent, thinking person could ever accept those extreme levels of conformity. only an idiot savant with the knack for gaining social acceptance could.
>> No. 30272 [Edit]
>>30270
NTs?
>> No. 30278 [Edit]
>>30272
Neurotypical, probably.

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29537 No. 29537 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
So the new admin at 4chan is struggling financially with the site (ads are now gone)
And /a/ is having talks of where to migrate to if the site goes down for good , people are name dropping your site a lot
I'm not sure if this is wanted or unwanted but I feel you should at least be aware of it .
http://boards.4chan.org/qa/thread/711491/a
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>> No. 29611 [Edit]
>>29606
>Yeah and you're totally not one of them
That's correct.

>and thats why its perfectly OK that you come to TC to discuss 4chan metashit.
I did not start this thread so I don't know why you're suddenly complaining to me about this.

>thanks for stopping by & don't forget to tell your friends at 4chan all about us, OK?
>Thanks & goodbye, have a good time on 4chan! see you next time
Did you forget to take your medication?
>> No. 30198 [Edit]
>>29573
This post was meant as a joke but it is really true. Feels like anyone who doesn't bow down and suck Tohno's dick is removed.
>> No. 30199 [Edit]
>>30198
I'm not sure what your basing your claim on, but you're welcome to discuss this on /fb/ or message me directly if you like.
>> No. 30260 [Edit]
>>29593
I guess the real question is who qualifies as an "oldfag".

For some, it's those who have been around since the start. I guess that excludes me. I've been around, but not for a LONG time. I feel a strong kinship with most of the people here. Some might call me a normie though. It's all hard to tell sometimes.

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30192 No. 30192 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
At the risk of sounding really immature and ignorant,
how good of an option is prison as an alternative to employment and responsibilities or homelessness?

I've been tossing this idea around in my head since I was very, very young. I always wondered why the homeless would not prefer the free medicine, food, clothing, shelter, bathing, in-house libraries, cable television, and socialization with like-minded degenerates (maybe not applicable for us) guaranteed by every jail or prison in the world.

Why not us NEETs? Everyone here is always worrying for their futures, and the unsustainable and fragile status of NEEThood. Have you considered prison when our time runs out as I have?

I worry about the blacks of course, but it doesn't seem difficult at all to get put into solitary confinement. Some are put into solitary merely for affiliation with certain groups--you could just claim to be a white nationalist during your screening, and your spot in solitary is reserved for you instantly. Or you could just spit on a guard and get taken there by force... I simply see absolutely no cons (no pun intended) to prison living, so long as you stick to solitary confinement. Every bad thing I hear about the place has to do with the other inmates exclusively.

Just seems to me like a very advanced version of welfare/disability.

Your thoughts?

Picture related, a very good book about how the prison life can be preferable to the outside world, though it goes without saying that Japanese prison is vastly different (and superior) to Western prisons.

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>> No. 30232 [Edit]
>>30231
normie
>> No. 30249 [Edit]
I saw this video once where a guy went in for stealing something and he had to eat his own fingers. He ate two and a half but that wasn't enough so he was burned alive. That was in south america though but makes me think prison is not a good place
>> No. 30250 [Edit]
Getting thrown in to prison is my greatest fear, no lie, if I ever know they are coming for me beforehand, I would just kill myself, for real, no questions, I would NOT want to be alive in prison for a single day.
>> No. 30251 [Edit]
>>30250
I completely agree. I'd rather be homeless and living on the streets than that.

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30203 No. 30203 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
From the J-List newsletter: "One of the more refreshing aspects of Japan is the laissez faire attitude companies take to certain aspects of Japanese copyright, specifically "doujin" or fan-produced works such as ecchi doujinshi comics that explore improbable relationships between characters, or other kinds of non-official creative works like music remixes and soundtracks and, er, anime onaholes. In the decades since the first Comiket in 1975, an odd tradition of allowing free use of copyrighted works has grown up, due to the fact that virtually every industry artist got his or her start making doujinshi, and the reality that every modern anime needs a healthy "ecosystem" of doujin artists in order to make a mark with fandom. When studios went to remake the venerable 1974 Space Battleship Yamato franchise, they understood the need to engage fans from several angles, including adding in fan-service and encouraging creators to make fanart using the characters. But now an animation studio is trying to stop these creative works: the owners of Love Live are asking doujin circles and shops to completely stop distributing products featuring their characters, citing Japanese copyright rules. Since Bandai also tried (and failed) to use Japanese copyright to ban Pokemon doujin works back in the day, I'm sure this new development won't affect things much, but it is kind of a disappointment."

I'm glad I never watched Love Live, nor bought any merchandise. Never will, now, either, and will inform others of why. I'll definitely never watch this anime, nor read its manga, ever.... considering how much money I spend on merchandise, they might regret it if this is a frequent opinion of people. Just, go away. Just, please go bankrupt, you fuckers... =_=
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>> No. 30218 [Edit]
>>30217
>love live is a shit franchise
What makes you say that?
>> No. 30219 [Edit]
>there is fan fiction for sale of every single popular anything ever
It is referring to the legal sale of copyrighted intellectual property at events such as natsucomi. There is no Western equivilent; you cannot legally profit from fan-fiction of intellectual property for which you have not obtained the rights to, and therefore there is no market event for sales of such items.
>> No. 30247 [Edit]
>>30203
I wonder if this is something the people working on the show support or not. It seems like the kind of decision that would come from higher-ups in the corporate ladder who are concerned about the "image" of their franchise. And why Love Live in particular? They own Idolmaster too but they aren't they trying to crack down on doujin works there?
>> No. 30248 [Edit]
You cant legally create fan-fiction. profit or not. Japan or west. But companies allow it, mostly

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30170 No. 30170 hide watch quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
Iori's old hairstyle was better.
>> No. 30175 [Edit]
she will remain the anal queen for all eternity

god, those doujinshi were so good
>> No. 30189 [Edit]
What's wrong with the new one?
>> No. 30190 [Edit]
>>30189
It changes the whole vibe you get from her. Her new one is so plain, it doesn't go well with her personality.

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24146 No. 24146 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit] [Last 50 posts]
Whats the oldest thing you remember from 4chan? (assuming most of us originally browsed that site) hopefully we can talk about 4chan without the thread going bad

For me I think it was either over 9000 spam or a hoax to put nuclear dirty bombs in football stadiums by some guy named Jake Brahm which led to the saying 'you don't mess with football'.

Man those were simpler times. Things were fresh, new and funny. Funnily enough, there were few 2D purists back then and most otaku were interested in 3D.
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>> No. 30110 [Edit]
can we please keep the meme frog off of tc? it's only used by normalfags/failed normalfags.
>> No. 30111 [Edit]
>>30110
While I agree it's an eyesore, within the context of this thread it seems harmless.
>> No. 30143 [Edit]
I didn't go on 4chan until pretty late in the sites existence, but I think it was kind of a strange case where 4chan didn't really impact my life because I never had "a life" at any point in my childhood or late teens. I've been sitting inside alone since day one, I can't ever leave imageboards because I don't know anything else.
>> No. 30145 [Edit]
I still like /out/ and /toy/. /ck/ is pretty funny sometimes but makes me too hungry to browse.

oh and I'm a 2007 newfag shoop da whoop

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No. 29969 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
The internet as a whole is in decadence. I mean, there were always retards doing stupid stuff but this is getting out of control.
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>> No. 30089 [Edit]
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30089
>>29971
>> No. 30091 [Edit]
What?

>>30089
What?!?
>> No. 30093 [Edit]
>>30089
nice
>> No. 30125 [Edit]
>>30093
thanks

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30052 No. 30052 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
How do you do it?
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>> No. 30086 [Edit]
>>30053
This. Fill the void with something that's not destructive.
>> No. 30108 [Edit]
>>30052
Could you have picked a crappier image? Great fucking job buddy.
>> No. 30109 [Edit]
>>30108
Maybe they're a mobile user? No need to be rude.
>> No. 30112 [Edit]
>>30109
To be fair, it is a very shitty image.

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30038 No. 30038 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
The mobile game Sid Story is a card collecting game with anime style versions of historical characters. Today they updated it to display more historically accurate images of the characters.

What other April 1st gags have you come across this year?
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>> No. 30087 [Edit]
>>30051 What >>30058 said. It should only take a few minutes. Their recent updates even made it so there's an icon on the normal(feed) cards that show if they've been idolized or not. You can also filter it to show only the feed characters.
>> No. 30088 [Edit]
I wish they would make the girls in sid story look more like the people they're based on. Like at least the clothes and hair color.
>> No. 30090 [Edit]
>>30088
I'd like to see less fujoshi bait characters, and maybe more consistency with some of the lower level card designs. They range from deformed chibi girls to weird eeg creatures. If nothing else I'd be happy if they just removed those disgusting looking bear cards. Those things are just so... like really what in the fuck are those things and what are they doing there?
>> No. 30092 [Edit]
>>30087
Although it could be useful for my supports, even more than I think, I want to use them to max out my future SR/UR Nozomi if/when I get her.

Also, I play the game as casually as possible, so that doesn't really matter for the moment, even if my skills are awful at the moment because of my lack of playing the game more than once a day to get the single gem.

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30015 No. 30015 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
You wake up in a room, what do.
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30025
Regaining your hold on life, you meditated, and sent your intention and goodwill through the cosmos. After an undetermined amount of time (which felt like 10 years but was probably ten minutes), a wild space princess descended upon you!
>> No. 30026 [Edit]
sage
>> No. 30027 [Edit]
>>30025
succ on tite
>> No. 30030 [Edit]
>>30025
Should've went with either some dangerous Xenomorph-like creature or some stupid, useless, and probably slightly retarded comic relief alien that won't spout shitty puns.

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29756 No. 29756 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
I don't get it guys. Shouldn't it be a well established fact by now that a large portion of anime fans love DFC? So why is everyone always putting down characters with flat chest in anime, manga, and games? Sure cow tits might be considered ideal in the real world, but when has that ever stopped anime from pandering to what it's fans want, not what's realistic?
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>> No. 29761 [Edit]
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29761
I got no problem with women who have cow tits being present in anime, variety is a good thing after all. I just wish flat chested girls weren't always being made fun of, or made to feel insecure and inferior to those other women. They almost always treat it like a problem that needs to be fixed, often by chugging lots of milk. It's rare to see anyone just point out in an anime that lots of guys actually prefer DFC.
>> No. 29763 [Edit]
>>29759
I agree with >>29760, that was pretty dang insightful. Never would have imagined there was a deeper meaning behind bust size in anime.
>> No. 29764 [Edit]
>>29760
>>29763
Thank you. These comments made my day.
>> No. 30007 [Edit]
>>29759
Just watched Queens Blade, and I noticed the exact same dynamic with Aldra

As a loli, she is an army-crushing, nation-uniting badass, but when she returns to her normal physical age, she becomes more reserved and less ambitious

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