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Cryptic Crosswords

2010.03.02 21:10 9jack9 Cryptic Crosswords

A subreddit for cryptic (UK style) crosswords.

2015.12.22 23:49 imnotgoats Steam Holiday Sale Detectives

There's a bit of mystery around the Steam 2015 Holiday Sale. Post your clues and crack the case!

2015.09.13 23:38 Qipeki No.1 source for latest Thailand & South East Asia news - updated 24/7

This channel has retired because we no longer wish to refer to controlled media/ fake news media. It's left here to wake up some sheeple who really haven't got a clue of what's going on in the world. Enjoy the red pills folks, take some painkillers.

2023.06.07 10:13 rainbows_sprinkles 37 dates with 17 different guys

Since February 1st 2022, I have been on 37 dates with 17 different guys.
Yes, that's me. That is also the count of the total number of dates I have ever been in my life. I'm a late bloomer. I started dating at the age of 24. All the guys I've meet have been through Bumble. But have I found love yet? Not really. The more I date around, the more it becomes difficult for me to like someone. Most guys have red flags. Some are too sexually experienced for an inexperienced person like me. I don't know when would I find love. I wish guys in my immediate circle fell in love with me irl. Organic love seems like a distant dream for me. I have lost all hope.
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2023.06.07 10:10 RandomReader15 Looking for this fic baby AU?

I’m looking for this fic, I vaguely remember, they have a baby called luke or Lucas.
They also quoted some E.E. Cummings’ poem”
“Lady, I will touch you with my mind. Touch you and touch and touch until you give me suddenly a smile, shyly obscene”
If you guys have any clues please comment
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2023.06.07 10:09 RegretThese Had VATs a week ago, wondering what others experienced this long after surgery?

I'm F (27), 5ft2, fit and healthy and had VATs (bullaectomy and talc pluerodesis) surgery a week ago following a second right side small collapse. 8 day stay in hospital with a chest drain before the surgery too.
Today marks a week since surgery however, I was wondering what symptoms people got after the surgery so I can link some of mine as being normal hopefully!
Mine so far have been... - random muscle spasms on the pneumo side - a popping sensation around the chest drain site / lower side when laying flat on my back to sleep - really tight and sore around all the incisions extending to my chest and right boob (sorry). - night sweats... Common for me anyway but I'm very warm sleeping at the moment!
Did any one else's chest drain wound look absolitrly grim to begin with as well? It got closed up just 3 days ago but I can bare to look at it and ensure it's covered with a clean dressing.
If anyone could share theirs I'd be really grateful and I hope you're well in advance!
Thank you so much xx
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2023.06.07 10:08 xMrPink85 [USA-CA] [H] Nintendo/Playstation/Xbox Games/Consoles [W] Paypal F&F

Prices are negotiable but do not include shipping. I will offer better deals and priority to those looking to bundle. Minimum purchase is $10. Add $4 S&H for individual games. Let me know if something doesn't seem right.
ONLY accepting PayPal Friends & Family for payment. Might be willing to meet in the Sacramento area for a larger purchase, and would then also accept cash. If you would like to trade, come check out my GameSwap post!

PlayStation DarkStalkers 3 BL - CIB - Minor Staining $69
PlayStation GranStream Saga BL - CIB - Water damaged rear art $28
PlayStation Legacy of Kain "EIDOS" Collectors Edition Triple Pack SEALED - This one does have some minor wear to the corners/seal as seen in the pics. $320
PlayStation 2 Final Fantasy X Brady Games Strategy Guide Very worn. Has tear in front cover. No poster.
PlayStation 2 Final Fantasy X -2 Brady Games Strategy Guide Moderately worn. Has smaller tear in back cover. Includes Poster. Both Guides for $20
PlayStation 2 24 The Game BL - CIB $8
Playstation 2 Crazy Taxi BL - CIB $10 PENDING
Playstation 2 .Hack Infection BL - CIB - Cover art has some water damage $18
Playstation 2 .Hack Mutation BL - CIB - Missing DVD $35
PlayStation 2 Guitar Hero II BL - CIB $5
PlayStation 2 Guitar Hero Guitar Hero Encore Rocks the 80's BL - CIB $6
PlayStation 2 Myst III Exile BL - CIB $6
PlayStation 2 RPG Maker 3 BL - CIB $15
PlayStation 2 Wheel of Fortune BL - CIB $5
PlayStation 3 Ace Combat Assault Horizon BL - CIB $13
PlayStation 3 BlazBlue Continuum Shift Extend Limited Edition Big Box - CIB - Includes Soundtrack, Art Book, and Calendar. Box has heavy wear. Everything else is pretty minty. Game case has some minor shelf wear. $13
PlayStation 3 Dark Souls II BL - CIB $6 PENDING
PlayStation 3 Diablo III BL - CIB $5
PlayStation 4 500 Million Dual Shock 4 Controller Loose - Has crack in center but otherwise, pretty nice with very low usage. $60
PlayStation 4 7 Days to Die BL - CIB $10
PlayStation 4 Call of Duty Infinite Warefare BL - CIB $5
PlayStation 4 Dead Cells [Action Game of the Year] BL - CIB $25
PlayStation 4 Evolve BL - CIB $5
PlayStation 4 Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 BL - CIB - Spine damage/tear $9
PlayStation 4 Middle Earth Shadow of War BL - CIB $5
PlayStation 4 Nascar Heat 3 BL - CIB $6
PlayStation 4 Resident Evil Village Deluxe Edition BL - CIB $25
PSP PSP 3000 Box and tray only No PSP included. Box has moderate to heavy wear with some creasing. $25
PSVITA Ninja Gaiden Sigma 2 Plus Loose $22
PSVITA Wipeout 2048 Loose $18
Take both Vita games for $35 shipped

Xbox Blowout BL - CIB $5
Xbox Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban BL - CIB $10
Xbox Indiana Jones and The Emperors Tomb BL - CIB $15
Xbox Pac Man World 2 PH - CIB $8
Xbox Return To Castle Wolfenstein Tides of War PH - CIB $5
Take all 5 XBox games for $35 shipped
Xbox 360 4GB - 360 Slim Console Includes OEM power supply and controller. I can probably include an HDMI cable if needed. $69 - I will include one free game listed below priced $10 or less and I will toss in a couple free mystery sports games (CIB)
Xbox 360 250GB - 360 Slim Console Includes OEM power supply, controller and Kinect. I can probably include an HDMI cable if needed. $89 - I will include one free game listed below priced $10 or less and I will toss in a couple free mystery sports games (CIB)
Xbox 360 Dead Space 3 PH - CIB $5
Xbox 360 Dragonball Z Ultimate Tenkaichi BL - CIB $15
Xbox 360 Fable 2 Limited Edition BL/Boxed - No special features disc - Includes manual $5
Xbox 360 Fable 3 BL - CIB $6
Xbox 360 Forza 4 BL - CIB $6
Xbox 360 Grand Theft Auto 5 BL - Boxed w/map $5
Xbox 360 Halo 3 Limited Edition Steel book BL - minor damage. Includes sleeve and manual, but no book.. $15
Xbox 360 Hitman HD Trilogy - Premium Edition BL - CIB - With slipcoveartbook. Moderate-Heavy wear. $20
Xbox 360 Mortal Kombat BL - Boxed (No Manual) $5
Xbox 360 NBA Live 2010 BL - CIB $5
Xbox 360 NBA 2K18 BL - CIB $20
Xbox 360 Portal 2 BL - Boxed (No Manual) $5
Xbox 360 Test Drive Unlimited BL - CIB $12 PENDING
Xbox One Battlefield 4 Steelbook Edition CIB - Has some dings. $10
Xbox One Battlefield Hardline CIB $5
Xbox One Call of Duty Black Ops III Loose Free with purchase of other XB1 game(s).
Xbox One Dark Souls 3 CIB $9
Xbox One Madden 22 CIB $5
Xbox One Prototype BioHazard Bundle CIB $36
Xbox One Rare Replay CIB $10
Xbox One Skylanders Trap Team CIB $30
Xbox One UFC 3 CIB $5
Xbox One Watch Dogs 2 CIB $5
Xbox One Wolfenstein The New Order CIB $5

Gameboy Ren and Stimpy Veediots Manual Only $5
NES Bart vs The Space Mutants Manual Only $8
NES Gradius Manual Only $10
NES Mega Man 1 Manual Only $60
NES Mission Impossible Manual Only $5
NES NES Advantage controller Manual Only $5
NES Zodas Revenge Manual Only $10
NES Kung Fu Loose $12
NES Ninja Gaiden II Loose $12
NES Skate or Die Loose - Worn/snagged top label $4
NES Wizards and Warriors III Loose - Worn/torn top label $24
NES Game Genie Loose - Chip in handle $15
SNES Buster Busts Loose Manual Only $7
SNES Hey Punk! Are You Tuff E Nuff? Manual Only $10
SNES Lawnmower Man Manual Only $5
SNES Mega Man X Manual Only $17
SNES Rocko's Modern Life CIB (box, cart, manual and tray. No other inserts) Box has some heavy wear and the manual has some creases. Cart is nice. $125
SNES World Heroes Manual Only $8
SNES Game Genie Loose $29
N64 N64 Console Loose - Includes OEM expansion pack and gray controller. No poweav cables.. yet. $80
Wii Just Dance 2017 BL - CIB (Inserts) $14
Wii Just Dance 2018 BL - CIB (Inserts $14
Wii Goldeneye 007 BL - CIB $12
Wii Metroid Other M BL - CIB $15
Wii Rec Room Games BL - SEALED $13
Wii Red Steel BL - Boxed (No Manual) $4
Wii Red Steel 2 BL - CIB $12
Wii Wii Sports - Resort BL - CIB $30
Wii Trauma Center Second Opinion BL - CIB $8
Wii U Draw Studio BL - CIB $Free w/ Instant Artist
Wii U Draw Studio Instant Artist BL - SEALED $13
Wii U Legend of Zelda Twilight Princes BL - SEALED $160
NDS Red Super Mario Bros 25th Anniversary Edition DSi XL Loose - With charger. Does have some minor wear and teascuffs on corners. $80
NDS Spiderman Shattered Dimensions Loose $10
NDS Spyro The Eternal Night Loose $10
NDS DS Lite Car adaptecharger NEW - Power A branded, Nintendo officially licensed. $9
NDS DSi XL Stylus 5 packs. One of each color set available NEW - Power A branded, Nintendo officially licensed. $5 ea. or both for $8
SWITCH Pokemon Scarlet and Violet Edition OLED Switch NEW $350
SWITCH BloodRayne Fresh Bites NEW - Includes card $45

DREAMCAST Crazy Taxi Loose - Lots of scratches but works! $15
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2023.06.07 10:08 deathofthesibyl Grading and lack of feedback frustration

I've recently returned to school after a five-year long hiatus, and I'm busting my ass to make stellar grades that'll look good on a medical school application. I'm in community college now to save money and transfer credits to a university to finally finish up my Bachelors. I have this really nice professor who teaches creative writing in an online course - essentially a filler class for my General Education degree that I nonetheless am really interested in - but he doesn't grade anything or provide any feedback whatsoever. To be clear - this class is for credit and we will receive a grade on the standard scale (from A to F) when the class is complete. He has communicated that it is possible to get low marks in his class, and that he does eventually look over some of the completed work to determine our grade. But while we're taking the class, we have no idea if we're doing the assignments to his liking or performing at the level required of the course.
When students questioned him about this practice, his explanation is essentially that "school is for learning, not for doing" and that we should be invested in learning and not just getting the grade. I agree with that to some degree, but I also have to be extremely vigilant about my school performance, especially since I've been out of the game for so long. I feel like if I bring this up to him after he already explained himself, I'd be getting on his bad side. On the other hand, I could end up with an A or an F in this class - and I won't know which or why until the grades are posted. I am putting in the work and turning in assignments on time, but who knows? I could be completely off-track.
How do people deal with the idiosyncrasies of their professors? Lack of consistent feedback has been a recurrent issue since I've returned to school (my English teacher last semester didn't grade a single one of the 5 assigned essays until the final week, when it was obviously too late to improve your approach). I'm struggling to figure out the etiquette when communicating that certain things just aren't working - without seeming like I'm trying to challenge the working patterns or preferences of a professional. I'm just imagining how stupid it would look to admissions teams for someone who works as a copywriter to get a C in a writing class.
TL;DR: I'm finding it challenging to deal with a lack of feedback in online courses and approaching the issue in a way that doesn't reflect poorly on me.
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2023.06.07 10:07 lightsroads Skin near fingers and palms cracking open red without any blood flow

Skin near fingers and palms cracking open red without any blood flow
Since the last few months, I have been facing this issue where the skins on my palms seems to be cracking open big and there's all red visible through the cracks but there's no blood flow. Because of that, it's becoming very uncomfortabe. As you can also see in the images, my hand seems to be very dry most of the time even though it's pretty humid outside. All this is only upto the wrist though, after the wrist everything is fine.
I was running some stomach issues and this sometimes seemed to flare up whenever I had stomach issues on eating something. Nowadays, this seems to be more related to the water I'm drinking put of the RO Purifier or even bottled mineral water. It seems to be fine when I eat something but as soon as I drink water after that, the cuts seem to flare up again. Any insight on what's going on with this?
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2023.06.07 10:07 heavenhimalayatrek Boudhanath: The Stupa that Answers All Prayers

According to the hidden treasure of Guru Rinpoche, Buddha and the Bodhisattvas of the three times have dissolved into this wonderful stupa. It is like a wish-granting jewel that automatically answers any entreaty or prayer that is made to it.
So even the Buddha of three times could not fully express or enumerate the benefits to be gained when some sentient beings with a pure mind circumambulate and make offerings to it. This is the supreme mental focal point for all Buddhas of the three times, a field of the offering of all beings, including gods.
Any entreaties and prayers that are made to Boudhanath will automatically be realized. It grants all of the supreme and ordinary accomplishments. All births in the lower realms will be halted for any sentient beings who pray and circumambulate this great Bouddha, which is a reminiscent “wish-granting jewel“.
Whoever hears and mentions Boudhanath will have placed the seed of enlightenment in their mind. All of those who recall it will be saved from fits of madness and paralysis and will gain an especially focused concentration. All of those who fold their hands as a mark of respect for it will come to the correct path.
Whoever offers prostration in homage to Bouddha Stupa will take birth as a chakra-wielding monarch of a thousand world systems.
All of those who circumambulate the Bouddha Stupa will acquire the seven qualities of the higher existences. Whoever makes entreaties to it will effortlessly accomplish the two purposes. All of those who make offerings to it will be born in a place that knows no drought.
Whoever offers flowers will be sure to obtain an excellent human birth with all the conditions required for the practice of Dharma.
All of those who offer incense will be sure to gain pure moral conduct. Whoever offers butter lamps will have the darkness of their ignorance dispelled.
All who offer scented water will be released from every form of mental disquiet and suffering.
All those who offer Mandalas of the five precious substances will never again suffer from poverty or destitution but will gain access to a treasury of wealth as limitless as the heavens.
All of those who offer lamps will directly behold the countenances of all Buddhas and Bodhisattvas in the ten directions. Whoever offers seed-oil lamps can be sure that all of the obscurations of their ignorance will be purified. Those who offer a fabric panoply and whitewash to the Stupa will secure for themselves a physical radiance and splendor as well as a mastery over gods, demons, and humans.
All of those who receive blessings from Boudhanath will receive empowerment from all the Buddhas in the ten directions.
A miraculous birth appearing at the center of a lotus in the pure northern land of Sukhavati awaits anyone who remembers this stupa at the time of death.
But those who inflict harm upon it will, in that same life, become objects of all sorts of non-virtue. Then, in their future existence, they will be born into the Avichi Hell of Ceaseless Torment, a state from which there will be no possibility of escape and no means of atonement for the actions that got them there.
In summary, this great Boudhanath is reminiscent of the fabled wish-granting precious jewel. If you invest in it, you will have the power to bring about whatever accomplishment is required, whether it is supreme or ordinary, and the ability to answer any supplication. It is because of this that the Boudhanath Stupa is known as “The Stupa that Answers All Prayers“.
Want to read more? Check the history of Boudhanath.
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2023.06.07 10:05 JaspinBurner CourtGPT ( A courtroom transcript written by ChatGPT. )

[The following is a fictional courtroom transcript]
Judge: This court is now in session for the case of Mr. Pipples vs. The State. Please state your appearances for the record.
Prosecutor: Your Honor, I'm representing The State, and my name is Mr. Thompson.
Defense Attorney: Your Honor, I'm representing Mr. Pipples, and I'm Mr. Johnson.
Judge: Thank you. Let's proceed. Mr. Thompson, please present the charges against Mr. Pipples.
Prosecutor: Your Honor, Mr. Pipples is charged with the possession of contraband peanuts and their distribution within a restricted area.
Defense Attorney: Objection, Your Honor! How can peanuts be considered contraband?
Judge: Overruled. Proceed, Mr. Thompson.
Prosecutor: Thank you, Your Honor. Ladies and gentlemen of the court, the peanuts in question were found in Mr. Pipples' possession during a security check at a Rick and Morty convention. These peanuts were marked as "zombie repellent," and it is alleged that Mr. Pipples intended to distribute them to unsuspecting attendees.
Defense Attorney: Your Honor, I must argue that these peanuts were merely a harmless novelty item, and my client had no intention of causing harm or distributing them unlawfully.
Judge: Noted, Mr. Johnson. Let's continue.
Prosecutor: Your Honor, we have a witness who can testify to the potential danger these peanuts pose. Ms. Smith, please take the stand.
[Ms. Smith is sworn in.]
Prosecutor: Ms. Smith, please tell the court about your experience with the peanuts.
Ms. Smith: Well, Your Honor, I purchased one of those "zombie repellent" peanuts from Mr. Pipples, and when I opened it, I realized it was just a regular peanut. I shouted, "Yucky ew gross, it's disgusting!" I felt cheated.
Defense Attorney: Objection, Your Honor! Ms. Smith's emotional reaction does not prove any criminal intent on the part of my client.
Judge: Sustained. Let's focus on the legality of the peanuts themselves. Mr. Thompson, do you have any further evidence?
Prosecutor: Yes, Your Honor. We have surveillance footage showing Mr. Pipples selling the peanuts from a booth. We also have testimony from a neighbor who claims Mr. Pipples said, "The helicopter flew too close to my house," implying his involvement in some sort of illegal activity.
Defense Attorney: Objection, Your Honor! The neighbor's testimony is irrelevant and speculative.
Judge: Sustained. Mr. Thompson, please stick to relevant evidence.
Prosecutor: Understood, Your Honor. I will now submit the peanut package as Exhibit A, along with lab results confirming the absence of any special properties.
[Exhibit A is presented.]
Judge: Thank you. Mr. Johnson, would you like to cross-examine the witness?
Defense Attorney: No, Your Honor. I have no further questions for Ms. Smith.
Judge: Very well. Mr. Johnson, do you have any witnesses to call?
Defense Attorney: No, Your Honor. We rest our case.
Judge: Thank you. Now, closing arguments.
Prosecutor: Your Honor, the evidence clearly shows that Mr. Pipples knowingly possessed and distributed ordinary peanuts as "zombie repellent." This deception is not only misleading but also potentially harmful. We ask for a conviction based on the charges brought forth.
Defense Attorney: Your Honor, my client is an innocent collector of novelty items. The prosecution has failed to prove any criminal intent or actual harm caused by these peanuts. We ask for an acquittal.
Judge: Thank you both. I will review the evidence and make my decision. Court will recon
vene tomorrow for the verdict.
[The court session adjourns until the following day.]
Note: This transcript is a fictional representation and does not reflect any real legal proceedings.
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2023.06.07 10:05 LukieG2 Storage for bottles?

I'm still a few weeks off my first bottling, but it got me to thinking. I'm purposely going to be using 12oz bottles so i have more opportunities to try my brews every few months. My plan is to build up a collection so by the year mark i have brews to pick from while others ferment and age. (I will be fighting the urge to drink too many, too fast. I love mead!)
My question is what do or would you use for storage? I was looking at some hand me down wine rack systems but i worry that 12oz bottles wont fit well. I'm also curious to see some homebrewers in heres catalog of mead.
Edit: would love to see pictures of your set up.
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2023.06.07 10:05 trioticz Using Color Theory To Create Meaningful And Memorable Designs .

Using Color Theory To Create Meaningful And Memorable Designs .
Utilizing color theory is a highly impactful approach for creating designs that are both meaningful and unforgettable. Colors possess the ability to evoke emotions, communicate messages, and shape the overall perception of a design. By comprehending the principles of color theory, one can effectively tap into the power of colors to develop designs that deeply connect with their intended audience.
Let us see some of the fundamental concepts to keep in mind.

Color Wheel:
The color wheel is an essential resource for comprehending and using colors. It takes the form of a circular diagram that arranges colors according to their connections, providing valuable guidance for developing harmonious color schemes. The color wheel consists of primary, secondary, and tertiary colours, each plays a significant role in color theory.

Colour Harmony:
Color harmony means choosing colors that look good together in a design. There are different ways to achieve color harmony, like using colors that are opposites on the color wheel, colors that are next to each other, or three colors that are evenly spaced. When colors harmonize, they create balance and make the design look unified and pleasing to the eye. You can also approach a best Graphic design Company in Coimbatore or in your nearby places to get the finest output for your project.

Colour Symbolism:
Colors carry symbolic meanings that are tied to them. For instance, red can symbolize passion or danger, while blue often represents calmness or trust. When selecting colors, it’s crucial to consider the emotions and messages you wish to evoke. However, it’s important to remember that the symbolic associations of colors can differ based on cultural and personal factors. Therefore, it’s vital to take into account the preferences and interpretations of your specific audience.

Colour Contrast:
To make designs visually striking and easily readable, contrast plays a vital role. Contrast can be achieved by incorporating differences in hue, value (lightness/darkness), and saturation (intensity) of colors. For instance, using a dark color on a light background enhances legibility. Skillful utilization of contrast can also help direct attention to specific elements or establish focal points within a design.

Color Psychology:
The choice of colors can impact people’s moods and behaviors on a psychological level. Warm colors like red, orange, and yellow are often associated with energy and excitement, while cool colors such as blue, green, and purple tend to evoke feelings of calmness and relaxation. By comprehending the psychological effects of colors, you can align your design with the intended emotional response you wish to evoke.

Cultural Considerations:
The meanings of colors can vary across different cultures. For instance, in Western cultures, white is commonly associated with purity, while in certain Eastern cultures, it symbolizes mourning. If your design targets a global audience, it is essential to conduct research on color symbolism in various cultures. This ensures that your color choices are appropriate and well-received, considering the cultural perspectives and preferences of your audience.

Color Accessibility:
When designing digitally, it is crucial to prioritize accessibility guidelines, particularly concerning color choices. Pay attention to contrast ratios between text and background colors to ensure readability for individuals with visual impairments. Additionally, it is important to provide alternative methods for conveying information, such as utilizing patterns or labels, to accommodate individuals with color blindness. By considering these factors, you can create designs that are inclusive and accessible to a wider range of users.

In conclusion, color theory holds immense potential in shaping the significance and impact of designs. Designers who grasp and apply the principles of color theory can craft harmonious color palettes, evoke specific emotions and messages, and establish visual contrast to guide viewers attention. It is essential to consider the cultural associations and individual interpretations of colors to ensure effective communication with the intended audience.
We Trioticz is the Best Graphic design Company Chennai & Coimbatore. We offer the best results to our clients and also, we are known as the finest Branding Agency in Coimbatore. Feel free to contact us anytime we are always available to provide assistance.
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2023.06.07 10:00 Darziya 17 in 27 days/NYC(NA EAST)/Critically Working Person Looking For 17-27 Fun Friends.

Hey there, I’m Madam Agony. I’m a business owneoperator and I’m looking to play the following games with someone, as well as make some friends. I play:
Minecraft: Java (Modded mainly), Destiny 2, Dota 2, Fortnite, Overwatch 2, Red Dead Online, Rogue Company, Warframe, Warface & WZ 2.0. I’m critically online. I’m looking for long term friendships. I do talk a lot so if that is an issue don’t bother adding me. I also do not want to be added if we’re going to play for one day, get off and then not speak again the next day. Consistency is important. Tell me your age, where you’re from and the games we share when you add me, thanks. Tag: MadamAgony#7137
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2023.06.07 09:59 300slr does the flag of pahlavi iran even exist

does the flag of pahlavi iran even exist
every single flag online has a different version of lion with some having detail and others not, some having the modern takbir and some not, some having a coat of arms, some not having a sun, some with a sword

the main idea remains, lion, tricolor of green, white, red

reddit might not include an image, but i have tried (ignore if attachment below)
not as detailed as the others

no way anyone had the time to make this an official flag, must suck to make one


the lion has seen better days
now, with all of the woman life freedom protests, its hard not to see the wrong flag repeatedly, i sometimes fool around with people holding obviously incorrect or different depictions of the same flag

my question is: what is the official flag? is it even archived?
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2023.06.07 09:56 Xandyghoul CPS involved need help our insight

Long story so hang in tight I can't post too many details as I don't want it boting me in the butt. My daughter has been friends with this lil girl from school for quite sometime. We'd never had any issues before, she doesn't live far so she'd go to her hpuse she'd come to our house to play. Friend invited my daughter over for a sleepover. We communicated had parents numbers etc. Well we got a call from our daughter she wasn't where she was supposed to be felt uncomfortable wanted to come home so naturally dad went right away and picked her up.
She got home and explained some questionable behavoirs from her friend and her family in the home. She was super visibly upset, scared and it all raised red flags. So naturally I reported all of it right away officers gave us contacts for victim advocates and said if she wanted to be checked out and have a kit done just in case she had 72hrs so for her comfort we definitely went in and had it done. Naturally victim advocate is a mandated reporter.
Now she was just worried something happened in her sleep, but never said anything happened to her for sure, she did give details about her friend that were most definitely concerning. So now cps has called me to set up a time for an interview with her. This worker was down right cold on the phone and honestly intimidating.
Is there anything I should be worried about? This was her first and only sleepover at this house, we picked her up immediately when something was off and validated her concerns by reorpting. I can't for the life of me understand why this worker spoke to me as if I was a monster? Anyway the thing that is weirding me out the most is the worker kept asking for her biological fathers information.... I do not have it he hasn't been in her life since pretty much birth. Maybe I am just paraniod but I am just wigged out.
Everyone else was very kind even the officers were greatful I took my daughters concerns seriously instead of waving em off..... so I just don't get it.
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2023.06.07 09:56 Subtle_Reality [USA-FL][H] *BEWARE* u/brenobulsing - Macbook Pro 14 M1 Pro 32GB SSD 1TB [W] Local Cash, Paypal *Beware of u/brenobulsing*

(Beware* Original Post below)

"Hello everyone!
Looking to sell my 2021 Macbook Pro 14 M1 Pro 32GB in brand new condition. Phenomenal choice for any pro user. It served me very well as my primary dev machine, but I recently upgraded.
ram 32 gb
ssd 1tb
Repairs: None
I am asking for 1600$ / local 1500$"

Original poster's links Timestamps and B*S
Delt with this dude, u/brenobulsing, super sketch, maybe he just had a bad day, but it was sketchy and I'm out 1600 until PayPal disputes the money. I'll let him respond and defend himself.
[–]from brenobulsing sent 4 days ago
Hi, are we making a deal? I think for this price you will be happy with the macbook
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[–]to brenobulsing sent 4 days ago
Hey! We definitely have a deal
[–]from brenobulsing sent 4 days ago
Send me please your e-mail and adress info for PayPal Invoice
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[[email protected]](mailto:[email protected])
[–]to brenobulsing sent 4 days ago
Address to Ship to:
Kevin Johnson 301 Gregson Drive Cary NC, 27511
[–]from brenobulsing sent 4 days ago
Sorry I can't send the invoice, PayPal is telling me about the monthly sending limits. You can send me funds marked Goods and Service (PayPal Invoice). [[email protected]](mailto:[email protected])
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let me know please
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Oh that's weird, I've never had an issue with paypal and sending limits. Damn are you doing more than $15,000 a month of business? That's not a bad problem to have
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Sent! I sent over an extra $50 that hopefully covers paypal costs and such? It may not though, sorry.
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Ohh really sorry, could you please send a screenshot
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Hmm? A screenshot of the money I sent?
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alrighty -
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Here's another link of it as well:
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I have some bad news. I just packed a macbook to send to you and accidentally dropped and broke the screen, I'm very sorry. I do not want to send it to you in this condition. Open a dispute for the transaction so I can make you a refund.
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Huh, alright...
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Ohh really sorry.. Let me know
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Alrighty, will do.
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I think there's an area paypal on the money transaction that you can just refund the money? I know there is when I send invoices to people, not sure when money is sent to you.
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I think there's an area paypal on the money transaction that you can just refund the money? I know there is when I send invoices to people, not sure when money is sent to you.
Sorry for the inconvenience, open a dispute I will make you a refund because the product is damaged.
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Alright. I opened a dispute. Just letting you know that this is super sketch haha
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This is so dumb of me. Thanks for understanding, sorry for the inconvenience.
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It's all good, sorry that that happened. I'll just save up for an M2 pro
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2023.06.07 09:55 GLKnight JOHN WICK was already set in another Film Universe

As one of, if not THE most popular film franchise that's not part of a Superhero Universe, John Wick has been a central force in the name of Action Cinema since the first movie. An original, powerhouse universe of nigh unstoppable assassins, militarized Crime Families that have practically overtaken all systems of governments and public life centralized around their shadowy cabal of Marquis and High Table officials, centralized "sanctified" grounds for them to conduct their business and far more.
But what I'm theorizing is that this story of bloody revenge, underworld dealings and criminal carnage between cartels is NOT set in its own universe. Instead, I'm proposing that the film is set in ANOTHER universe of criminal dealings where centralized gangs fight both each other AND different factions of Mafia families for ground and access to the same avenues of finance and power they control.
So let me just get straight into it...
Now, this theory automatically excludes the original novel from 1965, as the film is essentially "in name only" when you compare the two. This also isn't taking into account the spinoff material both properties have, including comic books.
But when you look at both The Warriors and John Wick closely, you start noticing some rather interesting similarities that end up going just past the mark of "nods" to other bits of Cult Cinema.
The first thing you have to look at is overall atmosphere, because both are dripping with Comic Book style environments and characterization. From the beginning of The Warriors, we see the gangs slowly gathering together for the event being hosted by the enigmatic leader of The Grammercy Riffs, Cyrus. Cyrus speaks in bombastic quotes, providing almost Shakespearean quotations as if he's Henry V proceeding to muster the spirits and convince the collection of colorful characters that proliferate each gang - The Warriors, The Furies, The Rogues, The Punks, The VC Rangers, The Electric Eliminators and so on - that are constantly fighting over "turf" and keeping each other from unifying against both the Police AND (in a very interesting detail) the varying Crime Families that have control over everything they live under. And in a weird way, the John Wick franchise has a SIMILAR character who speaks to the "lower common denominator" of criminal life - The Bowery King, who essentially leads all the "street level" gangs of the setting, who stands against what the Families have done, and stands as an untouchable figure when it comes to the areas that the Families have no power over.
The second thing we must look at is genre, which will be the simplest to explain - while John Wick has the additional tag of "Neo-Noir", BOTH properties share the Action Thriller moniker. Both films center on characters fighting for survival, coming across an assortment of interesting characters with unique style and ways they fight. Arguably the weakest element to the theory, but it has to be stated none-the-less.
Third is story elements. In the JW franchise, it's very interesting to see that while assassins and trained killers duke it out in public arenas, you notice that pedestrians and civilians seem to be utterly unphased by the battles happening around them. This makes it seem that such violence has become commonplace, almost like they have been trained in their daily lives to expect it to happen at any given moment. In fact, it seems like the Families of the High Table actively prepare people for such occasions, emptying out places when they can. Part 4 is probably the most egregious example of this, as entire apartment buildings are surrounded by signs of life and whatnot, but then a battle happens and every living space is unoccupied.
In direct comparison, The Warriors takes place in New York City in the late 70's. A bustling city that is known as THE nightlife center at the time. But then you look at how desolate the streets seem to be, how empty a lot of buildings happen to be, and it becomes a little unsettling. Like someone knew the Police raid at the Gathering of the gangs at beginning of the film would cause those who escaped to scurry away, leaving them exposed to getting jumped. The Warriors, in particular, are the victims of this as the Grammercy Riffs put out the call that they are to be taken out. In the language of John Wick's universe, they have been made excommunicado with the added bonus of a bounty being put on their heads.
Now, for probably the most obvious bit that ties The Warriors to John Wick... THE DJ. This is the piece that really cemented this idea in my head. In both The Warriors and John Wick part 4, a radio DJ is used to put out the hit in coded language. Both with sultry voices. Both using the exact same code phrases. Both using the EXACT SAME SONG, although covered by two different artists - this being NOWHERE TO RUN by Martha Reeves And The Vandellas. If you take this into account, it's more than a coincidence.
So, what does this all imply?
The High Table was behind the hit on Cyrus, who was a legitimate threat to their plans. Promising The Rogues exactly what each gang has been looking for to foment chaos, allowing the brutality of the police (who we see have been in the pockets of the High Table since the first film) to come in and dismantle a vast majority of New York's street level crime that had been a thorn in their sides. An extremely plausible tactic - using someone on the inside to cause damage and then using crushing force (which they are overly fond of using, given the scores of bodies and broken people in the various fight scenes) to finally supplant their power over the gangs. But what they didn't expect was for the gangs to go underground, as a new leader stepped up to unite them all under one banner.
The banner of the Bowery King. An outside force that, in the forty years since The Warriors aired, brokered a truce with the High Table. Negotiating some of the gangs' tactics and knowledge and collective strength in exchange for the freedom to act as free agents, all under the purview of the High Table and the criminal families that sit at it.
Is this theory perfect? No. Does this theory rely on coincidences? You could make that argument. But once is an accident, twice is a coincidence, and anything three times or more is a pattern. And when there's a pattern, there's nowhere to hide.
Also, a coincidence involving both The Warriors and John Wick? The upcoming series centering on The Continental in New York City that's dropping in September of 2023 is oddly timed to fit within the limits of both The Warriors AND John Wick timelines.
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2023.06.07 09:53 Accomplished_Run_593 Brushed Brass Finish

Brushed Brass Finish
Looking to create a fine brush finish on these brass inlay for picture frames I'm building. Originally, I spent a while wet sanding to 3000 grit to get a polished look (not mirror quite yet). I got some scratches on them and it was annoying because of the work I put in. Now I'm actually liking the fine scratches. I used 80 grit to get rid of heavy scratches as I had to run them through the table saw for my inlay prior. Once I got rid of the gouges and saw marks, I tried to clean up the scratches with 120, 240 and 320 grit. I also tried 0000 steel wool (didn't really effect the appearance much). It looked better but I feel I could improve it. Maybe I should had it clean but not fully polished and used a higher grit sandpaper to scratch it?
I'm not sure I'm on the right track and if anyone has suggestions to have "clean" scratches that doesnt make it look like I was lazy and didn't want to polish brass.
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2023.06.07 09:53 watty-t [STORE] KNIVES/GLOVES/SKINS, $5.000+ INVENTORY, AK-47 Gold Arabesque, M4A1-S Icarus Fell, ★ Nomad Knife Slaughter, ★ Gut Knife Gamma Doppler, ★ Ursus Knife Damascus Steel, ★ Driver Gloves Black Tie, ★ Shadow Daggers Tiger Tooth, AWP Asiimov, Desert Eagle Printstream & MORE Store

Everything in my inventory is up for trade. The most valuable items are listed here, the rest you can find in my Inventory
Feel free to Add me or just send me a Tradeoffer
All B/O in USD$ down below!
Name,Exterior,Price in USD,Duplicates
"AK-47 Gold Arabesque",Battle-Scarred,1896.73
"★ Nomad Knife Slaughter",Minimal Wear,518.48
"M4A1-S Icarus Fell",Factory New,518.34
"★ Gut Knife Gamma Doppler",Factory New,316.14
"★ Ursus Knife Damascus Steel",Factory New,231.68
"★ Driver Gloves Black Tie",Field-Tested,227.62
"★ Survival Knife Blue Steel",Minimal Wear,164.03
"AWP Asiimov",Field-Tested,142.62
"AWP BOOM",Minimal Wear,93.57
"Desert Eagle Cobalt Disruption",Factory New,89.48
"Desert Eagle Golden Koi",Factory New,89.42
"AK-47 Frontside Misty",Factory New,61.54
"USP-S Orion",Minimal Wear,46.35
"Desert Eagle Printstream",Field-Tested,46.16
"StatTrak™ USP-S Monster Mashup",Minimal Wear,40.59
"StatTrak™ M4A4 Buzz Kill",Minimal Wear,37.16
"Sticker Astralis (Holo) Atlanta 2017",,34.84
"AK-47 Asiimov",Field-Tested,29.79
"AK-47 Asiimov",Well-Worn,29.09
"FAMAS Meltdown",Factory New,28.99
"Desert Eagle Code Red",Field-Tested,23.11
"Sticker Tyloo (Foil) Katowice 2019",,22.48
"AK-47 Redline",Field-Tested,17.91
"MAC-10 Propaganda",Field-Tested,17.76
"USP-S Whiteout",Field-Tested,17.28
"Sticker f0rest (Gold) Berlin 2019",,16.72
"Bloody Darryl The Strapped The Professionals",,16.23
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2023.06.07 09:50 Mumstheword76 GMMTV pairings you want to see in 2024

Who would be the 6 pairings from GMMTV that you would most anticipate seeing next year in main roles? I would be thrilled to see -
Fourth/Gemini - (Likely, 🤞) currently immersing myself in everything they do because they're so playful and spontaneous and their chemistry and talent is amazing. I'd love to see them in high school/college (no rush aging them) but where its not so much based in the school but outside of it. Something a little edgy. Bonus if another pair play older siblings.
Pond/Phuwin - Again their chemistry is undeniable to me both on and off screen. Perhaps some kind of rivalry business/career plot where they 'hate' each other because they're in the same field but the sexual tension is through the roof.
Satang/Winny or Perth from LBC - Honestly no idea what in but I'd enjoy seeing Satang in a lead role. From MSP he's proven (I think for the first time) that he can definitely pull off the romantic lead. I see chemistry on his side with Winny but I think visually he would make a stunning couple with Perth.
Neo/Mark - Haven't seen this pair except in a few pre production clips but, NGL, I'm excited. Always love seeing Neo. I found him so emotive playing Khan in Eclipse and he's just crazy but sweet af in Fish upon the sky etc. As for Mark, the guy has been busy in different roles so I have no doubt they will be terrific as main pairing. I'd love to see something chaotic but funny like Bffs where one is a little smitten with the other but that one likes someone else who is the popular guy so suggests the 'Let's practice dates/kisses with each other so you can get the guy' plot.
Force/Book/Earth/Mix or First/Khoatung - After seeing the Love out Loud fest visuals I want to see some kind of cyber hack/espionage plot. Drama, adventure, action and hot guys stripping off because they have to tend each others wounds after almost getting caught
Bunch of college age guys that all work pt at the same place find themselves in need of cash to pay tuition etc when their place of work gets closed down so they decide to form a one show only strip group to get money. Think The Full Monty but younger. Idk, would be funny though.
So, I'd love to see who you all are excited to see more of and the kind of plot/genre you'd like to see them in.
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2023.06.07 09:50 LawbirdBringer A new home, an introduction

So, I'm feeling an itch to try and do another crossover, this time with Frostpunk of all things. Thus, I am gonna try it. However I must state some thing. In this universe, as the date Frostpunk is set in. Or at least, The scenario "A new home" is happening in. Is somewhere during 1886 to 87. And the invention of the Nukes are during 1933. So for all intents and purposes, The Federation never stumbled upon humanity. At least, in a way they stumble upon them so much earlier than they should. This way, the feds never had a reason to exterminate the species in the first place. They didn't know they existed.
In terms of things regarding the Laws of New London. In this story, both Order and Faith are mixed together. The laws leading to Faith Keepers and The Temple are signed as well as the laws leading to Patrols and Foremen. As for Adaptation laws. Child Labor, Extended Shift, Soup, Extra rations for the Ill, Prosthetics, Ceremonial funerals, Public house. Nearly everything is researched.

For the purpose of the City, they haven't crossed the Line yet. But as any who played the game knows. The other side of the Line is so tempting. So very, very tempting.

Memory Transcript: Felix Hawthorn - Captain, leader of the last City
Date: [standardized human time]: Day 47
I can no longer see the lights out there. The Little fires and candles that lit up the city. The houses are all but covered in ice. The automatons are barely managing to work through the frigid winds. I turn to check the thermometer, even in my office. Built at the base of the Generator. The winds could reach me through the cracks in the walls. I blinked the ice out of my eyes as my vision locks with the thermometer. "Negative... 150 degrees..." I croaked out. Speaking aloud as I slowly turned to face the cloak on the wall.
To my bewilderment, and amazement. It was still turning away. Even when frost threatened to break it. Just a few more hours... just a few more...
I weakly lifted my arm, If I survive. It'll need amputating. I couldn't even feel the burning cold that was coating its' senses yesterday.
No guardsmen, Faith Keeper, or anyone has came to alert me to anything new... The infirmaries were the only buildings with enough warmth for people to at the very least. Feel chilly... Heh... "Should probably go to one..." I shiver at I felt Jack Frost threaten to tear my insides apart, speaking my thoughts won't help much... thinking things out will keep me focused...
I can't go to a Infirmary. We have no space for a new one to be built, nor do we have enough space for everyone... Thus, here I sit. In my chair. Watching the frost grow on my windows... I pray to myself, that whoever plunged us in this Frozen Hell. Would have mercy on the children and the elderly
As the glass in my window gets overgrown in ice and snow, I slowly close my eyes. And lay back. If this is the end of the human race as we know it... I rather sleep through it than see the results. I already wrote down notes so whomever finds me, will know what to do.
Sleep takes me, the frost won't win that battle at least. In the realms of Dreams. I'm sitting under the warm sun, my daughter and son playing in the grass not too far from me. My wife and I play a game, pointing out the different shapes the clouds made in the sky...

There is a pirate ship... a bird... that's a whale... "No, silly. That's a dolphin!" she'd laugh, I would respond with a chortle and a "Well, when you're right, you're right."
Such warmth... It's not even that warm in actuality, it is as average a day as any other... but I feel so... warm.
Memory Transcript: Jannim, Junior Venlil explorer
Date: [standardized human time]: Day 47
I shivered as the ship struggles to handle the temperature of this planet. Of course, sometimes a explorer will never come back. Be it through running into Predators, a error in the systems. Or just bad luck. But I never thought it would happen to me.
I boot up the terminal, thankful it still worked at least. "Explorer Log 21. Jannim. Horkle, our exterminator. Succumbed to the wounds he sustained during the crash. Day 7 after the crash, our pilot, Thalk and captain Fonn still haven't came in from checking on the damages the ship sustained when the storm hit us. Should've left when we noticed it but no... we just had to be heroes to a race we don't even know how to find." I panted as I glanced to the ships' walls. Thanks to the ship I'm alive, but how long will the power last? If Fonn and Thalk were still alive out there... I took a deep breath and continue the log "The captain and pilot left the ship sometime yesterday, to check on external damages and on the engines.-" A growl from the predator-like winds stole my attention away.
You survived a Arxur raid, and this is how you go out? Fearing for your life because of alien nature?
Yes, I was...

I take a bite out of my emergency rations, the blandness of it was much better than the chill in the air. "-I-if anyone finds this, leave this planet. Don't go looking for the natives, LEAVE. Before the scans broke down, it appears the planet is gonna undergo various storms similar to the one I am in. Leave at once and mark the planet down as a Deathtrap." I managed to keep myself from stuttering as I continued the message "The planet itself seems predatory, if this is anything to go by. I believe the natives of this planet will have succumbed to the frost during this storm. If not this one, then the next one. Or the one after that. However long it takes. Nothing should be able to survive such harsh winds in this temperature."
I stop myself, taking a few deep breaths, then another bite of my ration. "... If you're stationed near Venlil Prime. Please, find Pallhen. He's my father... tell him... I love him, and that I'm with Mother now." I choke past a tear as I looked to the systems. "Looks like the lights are about to fail, if the controls are anything to go by. Even if the pilot and captain return. We won't be able to even launch... Final log of Junior Explorer Jannim. Protector watch over us." I sighed before ending the Log. Left in silence, I listened to the predatory-storm beat on the ship. And watch Horkles' corpse lay on the medical table of our ship.
Silently counting the emergency rations, and what regular rations we have left. I would last around a week. Perhaps longer if I space my meals out... I think I'll just keep my meals as is, having to do with spacing meals out will just raise my hopes... Can't really have that if this storm lasts much longer.
I resumed eating my ration as I try to guess what the natives were like before this planet became a great, big, Temperature Predator. ------------------------------------------------ Memory Transcript: Felix Hawthorn - Captain, leader of the last City
Date: [standardized human time]: Day 48
"Captain!" A harsh voice awakens me, I use my one good arm to push the Faith Keepers' hands off me. He was apparently shaking me awake. "I'm up, I'm up!" I cried out as I sighed. I could see the relief worm its way onto Brother Collins' face. "Captain. We made it" he exclaimed as a mix of relief and pure joy radiates from his face to his voice. I grumbled in tired bewilderment as I turned to look at the thermometer.
"The storm has passed!" Collin cheered as I mentally froze at the sight on the Thermometer on the wall. -20 degrees Celsius... "Brother Collin! don't just stand there!" I cried out as I stand up with as much my renewed vigor would allow me. Causing the Faith-keeper to freeze in place. "Get out there, and tell the Guards to check the people, check them yourself it you have to. I need information on how our population handled this storm before we move forward!" I shout my orders at Collin, before grabbing my scarf off my neck. The ice still hasn't thawed off my scarf but... I fashion it into a sling for my arm "I'll be here after I have my arm amputated. Can't die now after all we went through." I allow a slight snicker escape my lips as I walk out the doors of my office and marched to the nearest infirmary. I could hear Collin run out of the office shortly after me and went off to find the guards, check families. Maybe both.
To my relief, the infirmary I first arrived at had a place open for me. Due to overcrowding, I was given a seat on the floor. And now... here I wait, listening to the doctors and nurses comfort and calm the ill and wounded. A few shot nasty glares at me... I'd like to see them try and prepare the city for a storm like that. I think I did pretty well... ---A few hours later.--- "So... we're at 307 able bodies, a hundred dead. Five missing. And finally, 246 amputees" I stated to the Head guardsmen, Matthew Williams. And there beside him stood high Priest Jenkins Anderson. "Moral will go up of course, everyone who survived the storm will feel nothing but joy for a while. But now we have to deal with reverting the city to what it was before the storm." I point to Matthew with my newly attached arm, the claw couldn't point fingers but it works when I need to grab something. I shift to point at Anderson as this was for them both to do. "Spread word that we are sending hunters back out and are putting the hothouses back up. I want scouts looking through the wilderness for anything they can find out there. We're not out of the storm yet" I declared as I brought my prosthetic back down. "Take stock of what rations we currently have, and spread them out as much as you can to the population. Send word to the Factory to start churning out Prosthetics... And when you have the scouts ready, inform me." Mister Williams saluted me before leaving the office, while Anderson stays there, watching me... "Did... the two come back?" I asked him, the silent shake of his head told me everything... "We don't have the bodies... find out the name of that father and his daughter, then make a pair of graves for them." Anderson nods and with a respectful bow, stepped out the door.
Finally left to my thoughts, I sat back in my chair. Staring at my desk. So many lives lost... I did what I could, but should I have done better? I could have done better... they are all dead because of me, how many of them were parents?... how many children?
I sat in silence as I start a prayer to the dead. Praying they forgive me for failing them. Praying again that they pass on to a place better than where we are. And finally, Praying that someone up there actually is listening...
Once my prayers were done, I looked to the reports brother Collin had placed on my desk during my time in the Infirmary. Apparently something had crashed during the start of the great storm. There was something flying out there... Going by the calculations the engineers did under Collins' request. The crash is relatively close by... a three day travel on foot, two via riding one of the automatons through the days and night.
I stand from my desk and walk out the door, Paying some mind to a picture of my wife on my way out. I had to be one of the scouts. For this at the very least... if there is some hope there is a survivor out there, if the father and his daughter is there... I have to be certain... we have enough automatons and able bodies to use the coal mines and coal thumpers. And after the storm, I do not believe we required the other laws. I'll leave the high priest in charge until my return. Matthews is a good man but... Anderson is the more compassionate of the two. He'll keep up the moral while I'm away.


This wasn't a lot, but hey. Hope you liked the introduction. If anyone has any questions regarding New London in the story, please feel free to ask. If anyone has anything to just say, feel free to share your thoughts.
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2023.06.07 09:50 hop_to_it Struggling at job

So I'm like 100 percent sure that I hate my job. I dread every shift. But I also dread the thought of quitting too. It took me four years to leave my last job for this one. I've been at my current job for a little over a year and I feel painfully mediocre at it. (I give this job credit though for helping me grow in certain areas. Especially in terms of interacting with customers and answering phones. That aside I'm still a quiet and private person when it comes to interacting with my coworkers.)
I'm still struggling with proritizing tasks in the order of importance. My perception might be skewed but nothing about this job comes naturally to me. I try to rely on my intuition and the results are a mixed bag. There's a huge disconnect and I'm struggling with being consistent.
When I think about my training or just this job in general. It's nothing like I thought it would be. I work in a fast past environment. Sometimes it would get so busy I would be stuck fending for myself. Or training would consist of getting bombarded with a ton of non-linear information. I tried to take notes but my notes sucked and what did stick was because of repetition.
It's probably an overexaggeration but most of the time I feel like I don't know shit (I'm always missing the mark). This job makes me feel like the densest person ever at times. I recently got some feedback on my performance. But it's nothing that I didn't already feel in my bones. I'm not a fast worker. I try to work with a sense of urgency but it's not coming across. When I try to speed up I make mistakes. Multitasking is also a struggle for me (the irony is not lost on me that all jobs require some level of multitasking) my productivity needs to be better.
I hate that there's a part of me that still stubbornly trying to make this job work. My motivation has plummeted. I'm constantly going back and forth with it. I struggle a lot with making decisions so much that most of the time I don't do anything and time just keeps passing me by. But even if I could muster up the strength to quit I'm not sure what else I could do. Another retail job? Taking classes at a community college but for what? I'm so lost. My family is encouraging they have the uttermost belief that I can do something else but I can't seem to believe that for myself. What if I'm doomed to be a mediocre worker?
I feel like I'm on a sinking ship. There's a lifejacket and a lifeboat with plenty of room and people are encouraging me to get on but I'm foolishly choosing to go down with the ship. I feel like my own worst enemy.
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2023.06.07 09:49 xeperis Is it expected for coolant to get "Caramerlized"?

Is it expected for coolant to get
I've been running custom loop
- Hydro X Series XD5 RGB Pump/Reservoir Combo - Hydro X Series XC7 RGB PRO CPU Water Block - Alphacool Eisblock Aurora Acryl GPX-N RTX 3090/3080 Gaming/Eagle mit Backplate - Hydro X Series XL5 Performance Coolant 1L — Red - 2x Hydro X Series XR5 360mm Water Cooling Radiator
Some PC Specs: - AMD 5800x3d - Gigabyte Vision OC 3080 Ti
After over a year I've decided to drain everything for maintenance and discovered that my GPU block looked terrible. I thought at first that this was corrosion but after taking apart everything (pump, cpu block, gpu block) I found that it was only GPU block that had the coolant caramelized. In fact it was so bad it took a lot of effort to clean out the gunk. Fins had it worst as they were all cloged up and it really felt like cleaning a frying pan that has been used daily for a year and never ever washed. Other parts of it like memory pools had a gelatine like layer stuck to them.
CPU block had some dirt like substance near the outlet port which washed away just by dipping it into distilled water. The pump and reservoir almost had nothing wrong with it (some flakes). I suspect that this is due to insane thermals of the RTX 3080 Ti and the coolant not designed to withstand extended contact with such heat.
What do others think?
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2023.06.07 09:49 ToadBrigade5 Sceptile - Toad's Pokémon Ranking, #23

Sceptile - Toad's Pokémon Ranking, #23
Introducing the first repeat Dragon-type dual type!
253: Sceptile
Yesterday, I talked about how Grovyle was my favorite stage in the Treecko line, and offhandedly referred to Sceptile as a disappointment. Today, I stand by that. Sceptile is my second least favorite starter - and one of the only two I outright dislike, alongside Feraligatr back in Johto. It feels somewhat good getting them out of the way early admittedly.
Grovyle's body shape communicated athleticism and agility. It was expressive. Sceptile, by contrast, completely destroys that, with smaller legs, and a grossly wide bottom for weird and genuinely ugly proportions. Grovyle had good color balance - Sceptile minimizes the red to just a mere stripe across the stomach and jaw, making it predominantly green and adding to the "boring texture" issue I have with many older Pokémon. And after Grovyle's vibrantly expressive head and hair, Sceptile just looks like some bald stoner who literally peaked in highschool.
It's just... extremely disappointing, ugly, and basic looking in comparison to what could've been, and even without comparing it to Grovyle, it just looks off and ridiculous compared to oh, I dunno, literally any other Grass starter. I'm not even sure how it's supposed to fight with such inconvenient proportions, but I refuse to watch it's animations in Pokken because I hate the fact that this thing made it into Pokken over any other Grass Type.
That said, while I think it's disappointing and bad for what it is, it doesn't really compare with the rest of the Pokémon I dislike or hate. Standards are higher on the starters, so I'll be placing Sceptile on the high end of D Tier. ...weird how despite being in completely different tiers, all the Treecko stages are high in their own tiers.
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253+: Mega Sceptile
Hey look, it's Sceptile but spikier and uglier! Just like over half the megas! :D
Okay, I'm... being a bit exaggerated. Mega Sceptile does deserve credit for at least having a better color scheme than Sceptile does, and for using the Dragon Type, which is cool (even if it only adds to how the Dragon type feels more and more like a "reptile" type than a Dragon type).
I don't think Mega Sceptile looks that much better, but at least it's visually more dynamic, and I'd take ugly and overly colorful than ugly and boring. It's not much of a different though, Mega Sceptile will accompany Sceptile in D Tier.
Fanart by Sky-Surf
Y'know, this is my boss' favorite starter. I kind of wish I liked Feraligatr more so it could be a funny "haha, your favorite is my least favorite". Unfortunately, that didn't pan out, but our divergent trends in Pokémon favorites remains funny.
What do you all think of Sceptile though? Grovyle got a lot of love yesterday, with many people agreeing it was better than Sceptile, which surprised me.
For information on this series like tier definitions, the archives, and rankings, see this master doc. The last post on Grovyle can be found here.
If you'd like to see more content like this, also check out Emi's version which runs in parallel: Emi's Version.
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