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Postby pirxthepilot » Thu Jun 16, 2016 8:06 am

@American Pie

Kibera thing was tangentially related to an art project I was working on- the main theme is william gibson's idea of the future not being evenly distributed. as you might know kibera is one of africa's largest slums, but had no freely-available maps so people struggled to find basic services until this local digital mapping initiative came along:

https://www.biennaleofsydney.com.au/20b ... era-trust/
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Re: Here is ramdomthought!

Postby rublev » Fri Jun 17, 2016 8:58 pm

question...

i deleted the content from some of my imessages on my iphone. not the whole conversations, just some long message strands (most of them old / redundant apart from a couple active ones). weird thing i've noticed is that with one of them the time that usually indicates the last correspondence (you to them / them to you) keeps changing and updating, however there have been no messages between us since i got rid of the message stream thing. anyone any idea what could be behind this? i'm paranoid and thinking i'm somehow receiving messages but not getting the content or whatever... no idea though
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Re: Here is ramdomthought!

Postby adiabatic » Sat Jun 18, 2016 4:43 am

rublev wrote:iMessage is acting funny


Apple has had trouble building and maintaining rock-solid reliable online services since, oh, the mid-90s.

While some of iMessages’ weirdness comes from its architecture (Apple tries to have your messages for as short a time as possible for privacy reasons), this sounds like a straight-up bug. I’d wait a bit to see if it stabilizes, but I don’t think there’d be any connection between deleting messages locally and you getting changed modification times in iMessage.

I’d ask some of the people you’re getting changed times and ask them what, if anything they’ve sent since [last messsage text here].
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Re: Here is ramdomthought!

Postby WOLOWOLO » Sat Jun 18, 2016 7:15 pm

Hi, WOLOWOLO here, is C-T on summer break yet?
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Re: Here is ramdomthought!

Postby oldtrailmix » Sun Jun 19, 2016 5:27 am

Weird shit occurs constantly at my work, well my second work, which is as a James Johns Jelivery Jiver.

So I have this manager who seems to be always on edge. Like, at any point I feel this dude is liable to snap and shoot up the place with the windex we keep in the back or something.

For instance, a few overweight people came in last night and ordered like two subs each. As soon as they leave, he starts dissing them. "I hate obese people. I have no sympathy for them." Blahblahblah

I chime in, "Well it's all about counting your calories, y'know."

He says, "I've never once counted my calories. That's because I'm on an extreme diet. I'm at like a 2500 caloric deficit right now."

I'm like, dude, that's not healthy, you're losing muscle mass way faster than anything else.

To this he replies, "That's why I take stuff to make sure that doesn't happen. I work at Jimmy Johns, it's not like they're going to test me."

My manager is on steroids.

I can't become a creative shmuck earning a meager salary fast enough.
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Re: Here is ramdomthought!

Postby YoungCanoeist » Sun Jun 19, 2016 10:37 am

@bels did u find it??? huhuuhhu
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Re: Here is ramdomthought!

Postby bels » Sun Jun 19, 2016 12:35 pm

Did I find what?
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Re: Here is ramdomthought!

Postby oldtrailmix » Sun Jun 19, 2016 1:38 pm

@illiam

I would but my schedule is great and it's (mostly) really easy money for the summer
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Re: Here is ramdomthought!

Postby popcorn » Sun Jun 19, 2016 11:22 pm

can i have my username changed to wilco
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Re: Here is ramdomthought!

Postby iralanwitnuk » Mon Jun 20, 2016 10:24 am

Taking a warm shower after a week of backpacking is one of the greatest feelings. Also sunburns suck
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Re: Here is ramdomthought!

Postby freddy » Mon Jun 20, 2016 6:54 pm

Has anyone used eBay's GSP (Global Shipping Program)? If so, can you/y'all give me the D-L and your experiences/comments about it? Danke.
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Postby bels » Tue Jun 21, 2016 12:55 pm

It's pretty straightforward. I recommend. (buyer pays through the butt but at least they know up front)
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Re: Here is ramdomthought!

Postby popcorn » Tue Jun 21, 2016 1:54 pm

j_mascis wrote:can i have my username changed to wilco


cheers
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Re: Here is ramdomthought!

Postby Ques » Tue Jun 21, 2016 3:44 pm

got a perfect score on the hardest part of my diagnostic LSAT but just did OK in the supposedly super easy part, huh
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Re: Here is ramdomthought!

Postby alby » Wed Jun 22, 2016 1:04 am

those in the UK - would shipping a shirt to the US cost less than 13£?
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Re: Here is ramdomthought!

Postby bels » Wed Jun 22, 2016 2:55 am

Seems a little on the steep end to me if it's just shipping.
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Re: Here is ramdomthought!

Postby freddy » Wed Jun 22, 2016 10:06 pm

So I just had a sudden ethical question come in my head...Is it animal abuse if you circumcised a panda?
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Re: Here is ramdomthought!

Postby adiabatic » Thu Jun 23, 2016 2:00 am

freddy wrote:So I just had a sudden ethical question come in my head...Is it animal abuse if you circumcised a panda?


I wouldn't expect any kind of flesh covering panda penises to be quite so removable as ours (if you've seen dog penises when they're "out", you'll have an idea of what I mean when I think about how varied penis covers are in the animal kingdom).

I'd expect a procedure to permanently expose the penis would be bad for dogs; if pandas are similar, I'd say that'd also be a bad idea.
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Re: Here is ramdomthought!

Postby freddy » Thu Jun 23, 2016 6:46 am

adiabatic wrote:
freddy wrote:So I just had a sudden ethical question come in my head...Is it animal abuse if you circumcised a panda?


I wouldn't expect any kind of flesh covering panda penises to be quite so removable as ours (if you've seen dog penises when they're "out", you'll have an idea of what I mean when I think about how varied penis covers are in the animal kingdom).

I'd expect a procedure to permanently expose the penis would be bad for dogs; if pandas are similar, I'd say that'd also be a bad idea.


If it's a matter of varying penises in the animal kingdom, I suppose monkeys and the likes would be closest to having/resembling a human penis? I figure since they are genetically closest to humans and whatnot it would be the case. However, I haven't done my due diligence with checking out monkey penises to confirm with my naked eye...

Maybe I need to get out more, but I'm clueless as to what you mean about dog penises when they're "out". Are you saying it's because dogs roam naked and therefore exposing the penis more that it would be risky business? Regardless, I suppose one could argue that permanently exposing the penis in general for anyone (or animal for the matter) is bad - not that I want to take sides on the if circumcision/foreskin is better/worse debate/preference.
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Re: Here is ramdomthought!

Postby bels » Thu Jun 23, 2016 6:58 am

please.
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Re: Here is ramdomthought!

Postby BIGBEE » Fri Jun 24, 2016 8:43 am

Can't believe the UK actually did it

Wow
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Re: Here is ramdomthought!

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Re: Here is ramdomthought!

Postby BIGBEE » Mon Jun 27, 2016 1:44 pm

I can't stop listening to sex shooter
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Re: Here is ramdomthought!

Postby Ques » Tue Jun 28, 2016 1:15 am

does anyone else compulsively lie whenever people at retail places ask if you have any plans for the weekend? like when someone is bagging groceries and making small chat, i feel like saying "no im just gonna sit at home and study" is weird so i always make something up
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Re: Here is ramdomthought!

Postby ramseames » Tue Jun 28, 2016 1:19 am

I don't mind that one as much as "what are you up to today?" which is always just "shopping"
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Re: Here is ramdomthought!

Postby Ques » Tue Jun 28, 2016 1:26 am

ohyeah whenever im at a clothing store and they ask me what my other plans are for the day "no i literally drove all the way downtown just to look at your clothes, now im going to drive back home"
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Re: Here is ramdomthought!

Postby bleeker » Wed Jun 29, 2016 2:18 pm

Wow, it's been a while guys. I've been busy, got a job (working at a deli=great lunch breaks), focused more on school in the year it really counts, played a lot with my band. We just finished recording a few songs in an actual studio so hopefully they'll sound good this time. If it turns out well, I'll post some songs because it's funky stuff.

Strangely, I've been much more frugal since I got my job. I think I only bought a couple summer shirts at the thrift and a pair of plain white authentics. I've also been much more comfortable with what I wear, but it never quite feels worthy of fitpics.

I'm glad the site isn't closed for the season yet like it was last summer. Now's the only time I can really spend here :(
It's been nice just observing though and seeing how well everyone is doing (smiling)
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Re: Here is ramdomthought!

Postby oucho » Wed Jun 29, 2016 6:31 pm

Ques wrote:does anyone else compulsively lie whenever people at retail places ask if you have any plans for the weekend? like when someone is bagging groceries and making small chat, i feel like saying "no im just gonna sit at home and study" is weird so i always make something up

on the flipside whilst working at a store this made me feel like everyone was out doing way more stuff than me
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Re: Here is ramdomthought!

Postby ramseames » Thu Jun 30, 2016 12:49 am

this ikea dresser recall thing is fucking ridiculous

since when is a product considered dangerous when you expressly don't follow instructions regarding its safe use
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Re: Here is ramdomthought!

Postby starfox64 » Thu Jun 30, 2016 1:00 am

ramseames wrote:this ikea dresser recall thing is fucking ridiculous

since when is a product considered dangerous when you expressly don't follow instructions regarding its safe use


since forever? you can't sign away negligence by putting up a sign or whatever. if a product is dangerous in everyday use, you can't just make a cartoon that suggests how to use it. does anyone ever actually attach their ikea furniture to the wall? i never have.

i actually have a malm and it's tipped over a few times just rummaging through it (and because i have a ton of clothes). luckily the worst thing that happened was my curtis granderson bobblehead broke (rip), but i can understand why they recalled it.
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