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A breath of fresh air after the barren wasteland that was Winter, I'm actually looking forwards to a lot of the things airing this coming Spring. From only the short runthrough I've done I was able to immediately spot:
-Megu anime
-Mahoutsukai no Yome S2
-Witch from Mercury S2
-Tengoku Daimakyou
And the rest look like they could have potential as well, as I didn't write off most of them from the title. So is there anything in particular /qa/ is looking at?
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Was looking at potential seasonals to test out in the stream and came across this. From the summary it seemed like a sorta romcom mmo cross anime, but from the PV it looks fairly concentrated on just the romcom aspect. Which is a bit disappointing although I guess it could still pan out.



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first onimai now thism anime is getting flippin pasted


paste is what i'm gonna give them plenty of


reposting this one because i'm always down for a good cult

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Oh? What brings you to the abode of furry Patchy?

[This thread is a prototype of one I have planned for /qa/. This is a 'choose your own adventure' scenario using AI image prompts. While it would be ideal if you can give me specific booru tags, you can also tell me using "human language" and I can plug it in or try to adapt it into my own knowledge of booru tags.
For now, it's going to be reliant on looking at a text file to see what artist style LORAs I have available ( >>>/f/407 ) if you wish to choose one. I should probably try to find a better naming scheme if other people are going to look through it, but this will suffice for now.
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¥read bulletin board for news about the Touhou Costume Play Catalogue


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Furry Patchy looks at the bulletin board and is now caught up in the latest Touhou Costume Play news. What will she do with this information?

(forgot to put 'breasts' in negative prompt again...)


Furry Patchouli should definitely try out for the Reimu cosplay challenge.


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Furry Patchy has expertly completed the Reimu cosplay challenge

(Wow, this 'zone' thing works really well) at blending characters


10/10 cosplay from furry patchy, she better win the competition...

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Right now it seems to be a good time to build a PC:
CPUs and GPUs are coming back in stock.
GPU price dropped to MSRP, thanks to the end of GPU crypto mining.
New generation, low availability technologies are cropping up like PCIe 4, DDR5, RTX 4090, AM5 socket, diverting consumer attention away from previous gen.
M.2 SSDs are cheaper than ever, and will be even cheaper in the near future because of flash memory chip oversupply.

What does /qa/ think about building a PC now?
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SO, uhh... what's a NAS?
And what exactly are you doing with all this storage? Storing media? It reminds me that I need to download a whole bunch of ROM sets for a lot of games systems. I wanted to do it a decade ago but the storage just wasn't there.


>SO, uhh... what's a NAS?
A NAS is Network Attached Storage. Basically, instead of having a hard drive in your PC, you put it into a server and then can access all of that storage through your home network. Instead of mounting like 10 different disks for storage you would set up a RAID pool that combines all of your drives in a single drive for both redundancy and speed improvements.

>And what exactly are you doing with all this storage? Storing media?
Well... It's mostly just an exercise in window shopping and what sort of options there are out there. If I had that sort of money to actually build such a system it would pretty much offload all of my media, torrenting, and other things. I've currently got around 26TB worth of external drives, but they're mostly filled up and I worry about using them too often if they were to die. It would also just be nice to host AI stuff on it so I don't have to worry about my main PC being taxed by it. It might also be handy to set up automatic backups of my PC so that if I broke anything or if one of my drives died, I had a backup.


>Oh, I forgot to mention: the main thing that spurred all this investigation for me was that I was pretty unimpressed with how expensive and retrictive Synology NAS's are.
They're quite shit. Got one and regretted that I didn't get a normal computer with lots of hard drive bays.


>Basically, instead of having a hard drive in your PC, you put it into a server and then can access all of that storage through your home network
Oh, would that really be useful? I'm not sure what I'd do that in that situation that would be worth the decrease in speed. Are you low on space inside the computer or on your desk?


There really shouldn't be a speed decrease. The read speed of RAID is a multiple of the read speed of however many disk you have. So, with RAIDz3 and 11 disks (3 used for parity, 8 for capacity), there's an 8x increase in reads. So, for a standard HDD reading at 200MB/s, you would have read speeds of 1.6GB/s, which itself is faster than 10Gb ethernet.

>Are you low on space inside the computer or on your desk?
That's not really the point... My PC has two hard drive bays, sure, and I could put some high capacity drives in there, but there wouldn't be any redundancy; if my drives died, that'd be it. Everything gone. It would also just be nice to be able to access my media from multiple devices instead of just from my PC. So, for example, if I had a Plex server on the NAS, I could stream my anime collection to my phone.

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it's come and it won't leave
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cleaned some of my drawers after about 20 years and it really was a trip down memory lane
-picture of me at nintendo powerfest '94
-dot matrix print-outs of video game stuff like street fighter moves and mario 64 star locations
-some old super nintendo manuals for mario paint and other games
-old bird and dinosaur toys/pictures
-the family's old 28.8k modem
-soundblaster sound card (can't remember what number it was)
forgot other stuff already since it was a couple ago hours that I started


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I'm the guy that only has a flip phone, so I don't think I'll be doing that anytime soon since I can't figure out how to get it working with bluetooth again. The 'handshake' thing keeps failing when I tried it with my cat pictures last time


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darn it, I knew welma should have paid the netflix guys!


if you already only have "dumb" phones why don't you have a digital camera like the old days...

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Do you have any experience gardening?
I decided that I'm going to attempt gardening this year. My dad grew up on a farm and we had crops in the backyard when I was a kid. I still have the old tilling machine that's in good shape and some other rusty tools, but I don't have a hammer to mine silver from nearby rocks so I won't be able to upgrade the stuff.
I think it's too late for my geographic location to start growing early Spring stuff from seeds, so I need to buy some that are already a few weeks old from a local nursery, or maybe online? This stuff sounds kind of fun as long as your expectations are reasonable.
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Got a pot for my moon cactus recently, but it's a bit large. Need to get some soil for it to fill it out, but it seems wasteful to order an ~8 lb bag of soil to then only use maybe half a pound at most.


I have a nice cheap layered shelf from Home Depot that came with a greenhouse-like covering and cost me only 50 bucks. Somewhat like this



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Wow, that's cheap. Well, I guess it's cheap because you need to buy a bunch of pots to go with it instead of the shelves being pots themselves.
I was looking stuff like this: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07S2TB2VN
But, most of these are ugly. Even if the plastic is rated 'food safe', it still seems like such a clash to have dirt and plants sitting in plastic containers. It should be soothing to look at it, like this https://www.amazon.com/Notume-Vertical-Planter-Flowers-Vegetables/dp/B097MSWHG3
But, that one doesn't seem as efficient space-wise, but it does seem like it'd be better at getting light to everything.
(I want this stacked stuff inside for herbs)
This stuff is more expensive than I thought it'd be.


>Even if the plastic is rated 'food safe', it still seems like such a clash to have dirt and plants sitting in plastic containers.
An important consideration when it comes to potting type is that different materials will cause the soil to hold moisture longer, or dry out quicker. For instance, typical terracotta pots are slightly porous, so soil will dry out more quickly after watering. Meanwhile, plastic pots will hold onto moisture for far longer. This may be better or worse depending on what's being grown and your own skill when it comes to watering (namely, that you're not overwatering). But, plastic does have some material benefits like generally being lighter and more durable, whereas terracotta is heavier and more fragile.


Oh. Yeah, I forgot about that part. The wooden one with an inner cloth seems nice, and since I'll keep it inside the wood won't rot. I now have a year under my belt of watering some houseplants so I think I kind of know how much to use now.
But, I also need to think of ways to keep my cat away from it. Maybe I can't use one that starts near ground level...

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What have you been dreaming recently?
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Had an interesting dream where I was walking through the halls of a very ornate building. It was a school of some sort, but for what I'm not sure. The place was detailed in crimson reds and capped with gold, with lavish rugs lining corridors and with molding that would make even the most quintessential baroque designer blush. Need I say more, it was very opulent.

As I walked through the entrance way my attention was fixated on something being worked on beneath a section of the mahogany floor. There was some sort of lens focusing all sorts of light. As I walked on, I immediately began to feel out of place. Soon, everyone who I had come in with had dispersed to wherever they had needed to go, and I was left standing in the large foyer wondering where I should go. I hesitated for a moment, wondering if I should ask someone where I needed to go, before deciding I would explore for myself.

Soon I came to a fork: either to the right, up some stairs, or to the left down a corridor lined with heavy doors. While thinking, two girls whispering to each other, wearing fine red robes came walking down that set of stairs and passed by me, walking off to the doorway at the end of the corridor. Seeing it as some sort of sign, I decided to walk the same direction they were.

Through the doorway I found myself in a very large space, perhaps more ornate than before. Immediately across from me there was a colossal glass window. In the center of the room were two fireplaces with brick chimneys leading upwards. And on looking upwards, I realized that there were multiple stories above me, with balconies extending along the opposite side of the window.

Unlike the straightforward binary of stairs or doorway as before, there was nowhere that stuck out to me as somewhere I should head to. So, I headed into the first doorway I could see on my right. It lead me into a restroom. A refined one of course. Not soon thereafter I spotted someone walking in my direction. They were a dark imposing dark figure, clad in black and had a crimson scarf. Trying to stay out of sight, I hid behind the door of this restroom watching them.

They had walked into a lounge, and soon my curiosity was peaked enough to walk over to where they were. Far from the fearsome person I had imagined, they paid me no mind as I walked into and then out of the lounge. I continued walking until I hit a set of stairs, leading somewhere.

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that was real


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I was playing Scout on a fully patched version of 360 TF2. I tried to destroy a mini sentry, but of course trying to hit that thing using controller was near impossible.


not one dream instance but my dreams follow a pattern of a 3/4 ratio of being really great then one strange/weird/unexplainable dream occurs with things that can't be described or written down


Had a very odd dream recently in which events and things in the dream were represented by 'cards' so to speak. Each card was an illustration of what was going on but at times the illustrations were off and needed to be modified. I had to fix each and every one of them to achieve the perfect scenario I was aiming for. It's vague in my memory, however the last thing I remember doing was trying to create repeated strikes of a spear before I had woken up.

I feel like it may have been a dream connected to how much AI generation I was doing at the time. All that prompting and subsequent editing to re-prompt really must've gotten to my head.

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Surely, /qa/ recognizes this butt or on the other hand bulge, right? Nier and Automata were the only Yoko Taro games I'd actually played before deciding to go and finish each of them in their entirety. And while similar to Drakengard in story quality, the gameplay for these RPGs actually sucks you in.

So what experience or opinions does /qa/ have with the series, or Taro in general? Automata's got an anime out right now that I've been putting on hold until I beat everything, but maybe people have seen and enjoyed it as well.
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Time to sleep...


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Now I do


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What an amazing outfit

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Dad came home from Poland today and he brought me a bottle of slivovitz. Cheers!


didn't know people lived there


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drunk and ate lots of pickles for some reaosn


i am sober


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Didn't have any basil for my pizza so I put thyme on it instead.
It's not a bad substitute. It's pretty good in its own right.
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How does the east cook it


no idea of west or east rice. I just put it in water and turn the heat on


wish I was a grain of rice so I could be forcefully sucked inside Kuon.


Everyone uses rice cooker with just enough water so there shouldn't be any draining step after cooking


made some karaage, it was very good and so easy to make
should of been eating this years ago

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Post interesting or unusual stuff concerning imageboards, textboards or related stuff here. This thread is for a more centralized place of limited discussion, but please feel free to make new threads if you want something more thoroughly discussed.
Imageboard Happening Archives

This thread is cyclical with old replies removed as new posts are made.
Last Archived: June 29th, 2022
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Silly article, but Hasan, among other commentators, had this pretty smart opinion that a lot of liberal rags like to trick the cons into being outraged from at their articles to drive impressions.

The purpose isn't accuracy, it's to get you to click on it. And grats, you got me to, but at least I won't share it anywhere else so it can die on this thread.


At first I wanted to say that this looks to be one of those cases where the media brings up old news for no reason other than driving clicks, on top of circular quotations with no substance. BuuUuUUuuUUUUt there does look to be something going on.

Starting in 2017-2019, it seems like Good Smile got in contact with and later bought a company in Californa for making merchandise, but in 2020 this company independently started to do business with Netflix which led GS to fire two of their vice-presidents and then suing them because:
>stealing away a merchandising opportunity related to “Stranger Things: The Drive-Into Experience,”
>While employed at GSC, these executives had signed noncompetes, non-disclosure agreements, and an agreement to refer business opportunities to the figurine company.
The two fired guys countered this in September 2021 with a cross-complaint claiming that:
>GSC actively profited from sexualizing underage characters, discriminated against non-Japanese employees, evaded taxes, and funded 4Chan.
GS told Polygon that:
>The Defendants’ cross complaint, in contrast, is based on demonstrably, knowingly, and provably false and defamatory allegations.

Sources for this part:
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That's not a new opinion and not restricted to the political spectrum or even journalism.
Social media algorithms are built off of outrage and this has been proven, it's just how things work in this low attention span world


It's how marketing works in general. Before the internet, the word "tabloid" was basically synonymous with "nonsense ragebait".

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Have you played any "ero" (a Japanese word meaning 'erotic') games lately?
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It's been a while since we last had an eroge drama like Rapelay



I looked at the link to this groups previous games and it's even worse than I thought...

There is Sex with Hitler BDSM Bunker
Sex With Hitler and Sex With Hitler 2(though to be fair these both have actual art)
Sex With Hitler WW2
And now Sex with Hitler 2069

You would think this would get old eventually... Like after one game.




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Gone from Ubuntu to Debian, but Debian kind of sucks as a desktop environment (constant freezes, poor drivers and performance issues. Also issues with Steam's client)

Where do I go next?
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Just switched to Endeavor+KDE from Win10. So far I like how much more customizable it is but I'm running into a lot of little issues due to not being familiar with Linux. Hopefully I start getting the hang of it soon.


I ant to talk about this more because I'm actually really enjoying it so far. I love how much customization is possible, how much crisper text it, how easy and convenient it is to install new software through a package manager, and all around how it just feels like MY computer and not Microsoft's now. I wish I had made this switch sooner.

Only disappointing thing is a couple games that I like (Tarkov and Rainbow Six Siege) don't work, but it's a small price to pay for everything else.


Just dont get too into the philosophies around it.


I'm not sure I understand what you mean by that.


in layman terms he's saying that being able to install things through the command line is better than installing through binaries.

And an added bit about how it feels like he's modifying the system rather than adding new components.

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The seeds never were, and mankind remains unforgiven.
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Seems in tune with what i know of game devs


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Wonder how this sentiment will carry forward into the gacha he's making... Or maybe that'll be too corporate and money focused to have devs put up with his whims. Kinda disappointing it's a gacha, but maybe it'll provide good funding for whatever he does next.


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I really, strongly dislike the 'bring back nostalgic franchise as a slight influence to a gacha slut" thing. The Bomber Girls did it and I forgave it because some of the designs were really nice and it's not a gacha but an expensive arcade game. But that stuff? It's even more shameless when it's a gacha girl.
This pic is Contra from Bomber Girl. The resemblance is uncanny.


What Gacha?


Kept it in the back of my mind and still wasn't ready...

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How old were you when you realized that trying to take things seriously is just meta-irony?
Meta-irony is the concept that we're pretending to be serious in a world where falsehood is the accepted norm. That we're just liars in pretending to want to be serious.

Nothing that we say on /qa/ can be taken seriously or should be taken seriously. We're all liars using sources that fit our biases.
You might think that Kissu is some site where mature styles of posting are considered better, but you're just lying to yourself in an effort to maintain some belief in the value of the old internet before people became accustomed to falsehoods and trolling.

As bots and AI style posting get more and more commonplace this meta-irony will grow more and more so that even trying to be serious on the internet will be some sort of joke. A meta-humour in a way.
Without some sort of verification system ruining your anonymity completely there's no way to even be anything other than meta-ironic.
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>dreadful video
It comes with the territory, dreadful video for a dreadful topic. It's better than the OP or most posts in this thread, because it at least makes a point.
>But actual people aren't really like that
I know, that's what I said.


Just so you know, I read this post and largely agree. I also think negativity bias plays a role in meta like this


Yeah, it's too easy to look at the truly terrible things and say it's wholly bad, but that's always an oversimplification. There's an infinity of incredible content I would've never had access to were it not for the internet and I appreciate that.


Same old same old, then, huh? I generally agree with this here, although I'm completely ignorant of what goes on in discord and other closed places. It's weird to me that there are places that are completely closed off to me and I'll never explore (or really want to), but it's just part of using the internet of 5 billion people instead of a few million Americans, I guess. I feel like a place like discord would take away from authenticity since you have one identity shared across all channels, so you need to curate your outward personality just like social media.

>because I don't care about authenticity as much as others
Hmm, I have to disagree with you there since you're talking about bots. I really don't want to talk to bots since they're a weird consensus amalgamation and that's really dull. Deviating from the norm is what allows personalities to exist, and even the universe itself can only exist because of variation. Text bots, especially the newer "curated" ones are extremely boring.

Definitely not going to watch the video, but the post was good. (I think a term like meta irony will only result in bad videos, yeah)


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It's important to not go in the opposite direction and say that things are the same as always. It's hard, all the practices that we have here today have existed for a very long time: the wiki article on fake news features a 1894 caricature with those very words on it, and it was possibly harder to deal with it in the past than it is now. Can't search for "x debunked" or "y critique" when you're dealing with a newspaper, or half of what's mentioned in pic. It feels to me like the real change is not in having bad sources but in having too many of them, and how very pedestrian stuff has gotten radicalized. Matters of legitimacy rather than truth.

>so you need to curate your outward personality just like social media
I believe social media (blogs) deserves to be put in its own category separate from forums and chatrooms, because in the former you don't have a community per se, you have "followers". It's a place where instead of your name being attached to a series of posts, you have a series of posts attached to your name, it's designed to be a showcase of your personality and that makes it tend towards being way more curated than the comparably closed rooms of non-blogs. Hell, Discord added a fast account switcher some time ago:
Very unique for this to be intentional and integrated, quite an interesting thing.

>weird consensus amalgamation
That's a good point and actually the reason why I've avoided using chatbots so far. I hope that if we get to the level of having them run amok that at the very least they'll be more varied than they currently are. Hope.

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the cycle of life and death continues


Very kafkaesque mindset.


Parody hentai OVA first, based of that doujin




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