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No. 64888[Reply]

Talk about nice/cool things that happened to you (whether 5 minutes ago or 10 years ago)

Find $20 on the ground? Period finally stopped? Person you absolutely hated finally got hit by a car? Absolutely anything that made you feel good/happy.
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No. 681013

Damn that looks really cool anon, he's got some skill. Thanks for sharing, I hope you both have/had a great anniversary!

No. 681068

Thank you so much anons, you're all so sweet!

For the record, picrel is not the one he made, it's an authentic runestone from the 6th century that served as an inspiration. Mine is much smaller but looks just as amazing.

No. 681172

Got high as fuck like 3 minutes ago. Feeling good. This is better than 4chan.

No. 681181

I'm engaged and so so happy. Sometimes I start typing out to a friend that I'm a little disappointed over getting married at a courthouse or that I won't get a dress I like so much, but half way through I'm like "Hey, screw that, this is awesome!" I never thought anyone would want to marry me, much less someone I would want to marry back so much!

No. 681230

I'm so glad to hear it anon! No matter what the energy on here is sometimes, marriage can be great with the right person!

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No. 542085[Reply]

alright you piece of shit stoners, have your very own thread. enjoy.
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No. 680053

are you in a legal state? might want to try edibles, I get high recreationally and they always put me to sleep at night, but my friend actually suffers from insomnia and they've helped her loads as well

No. 680080

Thanks for the advice! Yeah, I hear edibles are great for insomnia, but I've never tried them (they hit differently, from what I understand?) so I wanted to stick to something familiar. And it'd be a hassle to make them myself since only medical use is legal here.

Getting a license is so fucking absurdly expensive. It costs like $300 to get a card and on top of that, it needs to be renewed for $100 more every 7 months. But for safety and convenience, I'll probably get a license when I resume working.

No. 681173

Yay nice thread, I am so high right now omg.

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Obviously same anon from before but holy shit, anons. So pretty. Just had to sperg about how cute these are and how bad I want them.

No. 686099

I'm high right now and remembered this ad from like 7 years ago. idk why I find it so funny when the guy acts like he really ate the chicken bone

Those look nice
I miss smoking out of the bong I used in college (RIP)

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No. 590615[Reply]

An ideas or ideas that changed your life, be it something you read, been told, or came to you by your own realization, etc

It can be any kind of thought,be it spiritual, philosophical, a common thought, or a silly/meme one, etc
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No. 680820

The realisation that I didn’t have to be the peacemaker changed my life. I was that way out of necessity as a child but it lingered even as an adult. I didn’t question it until I had allowed a scrote to tear me down for years. Better late than never.

People are going to have opinions and if they’re intent on thinking about you negatively, they will despite all evidence to the contrary. Sometimes I’d embarrass myself trying to be likeable. Not worth it.

Grey rock method as mentioned upthread. It’s so easy to become a victim of someone’s shit, but not taking the bait removes their power. There’s a narc in my life who would be a hassle to cut off, so I use it when they have an episode. It’s very difficult not to give in to their manipulation at times but I feel so much better since using the method.

Learning is frustrating, especially when it seems like most other people already know this shit, but it’s so much better than never learning. Thank fuck.

No. 680959

I feel this in my soul (that doesn't exist). I was raised with religion and threw myself into it without reservations, but when I started questioning things that didn't have answers and became atheist it all fell apart. I mostly felt relieved and better than ever before, full of self determination and freedom. But a big part of me wishes there had been something to replace religion, that would make sense of the world and give me the reassurance that it would all turn out okay no matter what.

No. 681128

It's cringey but, "nothing tastes as good as skinny feels." I'm not an ana but that quote has stopped me from consuming thousands of calories over the years.

No. 681131

lmao that reminds me how i still hated myself and wanted to lose more weight even after reaching my UGW.

No. 681211

That no amount of escaping reality will make me who I wanted to be. That it's a waste of time and I only hated myself for it being my world. I was into fandom nonsense and seeing the kinnies around made me realize this. It's obvious but, their delusions of being "like this character" and the obsessive pursuit of those qualities never amounted to any value. They were transparently not that way, and even less so for being kinnie twitter snowflakes in the first place. It's delusion anyway. I never kinned but I realized you can only be yourself, aka strive to do good and succeed the way that comes naturally. If it's a feeling of confidence and achievement you want, you have to do something in the real world. I realized I was almost as bad as them by avoiding what actually has worth in life, life itself. All those cool storylines and characters actually did things and went outside lmao i'm happy to be in that direction now. I was genuinely having issues in my way, so this idea wasn't a cure, but it was part of the final helping steps once I got there

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No. 677779[Reply]

Have you graduated college/university within the past year or two(or longer)? What's life been like for you post-academia?

1. Do you have a job? is it good/in your field?
2. Has your social life improved or plummeted?
3. Do you feel like you have more or less time on your hands?
4. Are you happier or more stressed post-academia?
5. What do you miss about college?
6. Do you feel like you truly learned anything in college? What was your major?
7.Have any student loans
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No. 680637

I liked it more than I thought I would my first year, but this year has obviously been very hard.

I went in with the goal of NOT being as miserable as other law students, so I went to the gym up until finals, hung out with friends, went out on dates, etc. But a lot of people really do not flourish here.

It's also important to look at the attached chart - you either earn $50-80k your whole life (completely attainable with only a BA/BS) or you leave law school already making $200k. And that 99% of the time only happens if you're able to attend a top-14 law school. If your undergrad GPA is less than 3.5 you'll have to do extremely well on the LSAT to make that happen (though the LSAT is immensely learnable).

I might recommend taking a practice LSAT on Khan Academy. I was able to improve my original score by 8 pts but many study programs say they can increase your score by 10-15 points (I'm lazy/ADHD and didn't stick to any program). Then you can guess what type of school you'll get into. If you're not passionate about the law, I wouldn't recommend going anywhere below the top 14 OR the best school in the city/state you KNOW you want to spend forever in.

No. 680639

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Sage bc I'm an idiot who replied instead of adding my attachment.

tl;dr see if you can get into a great law school (it's easy/very numbers focused), if not focus on advancing in any office/corporate-y career, maybe see if they assist with pay for part-time MBA classes

No. 680848

Yeeeesh I definitely thought lawyers on average made tons more than this. TIL

No. 680883

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This is the salary progression for top law firms. Most people don't stay past 5 years or so though (they help you find new employment unless they think you have partner potential). I honestly don't think I'll even last 5 years of such a high pressure environment, but even after 2 years I'll break even on the opportunity cost.

No. 683411

how did y'all pay off your student load debt?

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No. 675269[Reply]

I know we have an employment thread, but that's more literal/informational. Have you ever experienced something shitty at work? Did work ever manage to make you quit, cry, go off on someone? Bitch about it here.
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No. 677882

how much money did you get, anon? amazing. i fucking hate chavs. women with prams are the most entitled members of society.

No. 679133


>casual alcoholism

former booze slinger here, god that shit was nuts. Half the salespeople at the store I worked at had DUI/public intox records or would drink on the clock because they were "tasting"

No. 679560

Absolutely, and I would rather work with them, compared to none at all, because were already under-staffed as it is. It's just extremely frustrating having such commutation-barriers when the work we do is with an at-risk group and very time sensitive

No. 680838

Not my story, but one that I witnessed while at starbucks. An employee was making an apple cider hot drink for a customer who straight up dictated everything he did. Usually you go on your phone while waiting for your drank, but this lady was literally peeking over the counter critiquing every move.

> Why are you putting that spice in there I don't remember seeing the last worker do that

> That doesn't look very hot, heat it up longer.
> There's not enough foam on top

The worker added more foam, closed the lid. And the lady told him he didn't fill it all the way to the top and to open it again and add as much as he could. He opened the lid to the cup that was literally full and the hot cider splashed in his face. She didn't even feel bad or ask if he was okay. The whole time she kept condescendingly saying "please" as if that made it any less annoying. He gave her the drink and she left without saying thank you.

I felt so bad for him. Hope he's doing okay.

No. 680870

Poor guy met the biggest Karen ever

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No. 680120[Reply]

Discuss your experience about being a minimal wage slave here.
What's up with the new trend of starbucks and mcdonalds secret drinks?(redundant: >>>/ot/675269, >>>/ot/469216, >>>/ot/677779)
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No. 680160

oh and I worked there for 2 years after that, I have many more nightmarish stories to tell if anyone wants to hear them

No. 680175

I'm at a deli and the sheer number of fucking control freaks who order me in 10 steps to switch my gloves sanitize the machines pour purell in my mouth
is driving me crazy. If you're this concerned about rona don't fucking go to a deli. One day I'll just chimp out and spit on their face.

No. 680222

How is this any different from the new 'horror stories from working' thread?

No. 680290

Not everything has to be a horror story, if you dont like a thread hide it.

No. 680347

I work for a store that does ship from store and also does in store purchases and they recently upped our ship from store orders to nearly 200 even though we only have 12 people on staff, only one desk to pack packages, and only up to six people at a time working. our district manager is being a fucking cunt and getting pissy that we can't finish all 150 when we only have one person packing at a time and 1-2 picking the items for orders, many of which are out on the floor and hard to find… it's just annoying. we're all women and this stupid scrote is acting like we're robots who can do the same laborious crap as Amazon does, we're a bunch of 18-60+ year old women and a lot of my fellow employees are older, and can't pack boxes fast, the company refuses to outsource some of our products to get shipped from our home office instead of our stores, and we get an unfairly disproportionate amount of orders compared to other stores within our district for some reason? we also have real customers to attend to besides the ones who order shit online. they only upped all this because of corona, cancelled what was supposed to be our store remodel this year, my boss hired new employees but one of them is already a lazy ass bitch who's cut her shifts twice now… I have to do everything from shipping products, packing, picking, dealing with customer bs, basically everything because I've been there for 3 years but my boss hates that I've got mental health problems and won't promote me. she hired some dumb bitch horse girl because of nepotism and because she had accountant parents and a new degree and thus far horse girl isn't exactly a competent manager, all she's ever done is work as a manager as a shitty mathenasium, where her parents again likely nepotism'd her into a position. this angered me so much. I've been working 7 days straight now despite only being a part timer and my boss had the audacity to be like "u can tell me if you are stressed". nah bitch I've been working my ass off and slaving for three years and she won't even consider promoting me, I don't want to talk to her. it's so demeaning when you try and do fucking everything in your power to move up and nobody sees your potential at all, it's not like I want to be in wageslavery the rest of my life but I'd at least want a management position on my resume post college to make me look good so I don't get stuck as a lackey forever and ever!

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No. 650010[Reply]

Discuss old Famous or Influential dead people as lolcow.

Since Lolcow is an Internet term, It will be intersting that some old famous or Influential people is a lolcow if they didn't die in era before the internet or born in internet era.
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No. 680108

Ngl, he is one of my favourite figures of history. The cup story is hilarious.

No. 680174

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This guy right here
>9th child in the family, father died when he was 6 months old and his mother remarries his father's friend who was an actor/playwright. Go through life thinking he is his actual dad.
>get into theatre/music growing up thanks to his dad who isn't actually his dad
>first big break at an opera house in Germany, write an opera for it.
>during rehearsals, fall madly in love with the leading lady. Opera gets one performance, then the theatre goes bankrupt. Marries this soprano who leaves him within a year
>goes off to Latvia in a huff, and to start a new job. His wife eventually rejoins him and they run up massive debts. They flee to escape their creditos
>Spends time living in London+Paris, barely scraping a living while dreaming about how he's going to write the most super special type of operas ever created
>A friendly, successful composer called Meyerbeer thinks that your operas are pretty good and uses his influence to arrange for a performance back in Germany, in Dresden.
>Goes back to Germany to take up a job in Dresden, does quite well
>falls in with some socialists and anarchists cause he thinks they're cool, start writing some articles in support of them
>gets swept up in the attempted uprising, make some grenades and do some lookout duty (too scared to do any any actual fighting)
>uprising gets put down, so to escape arrest he runs off to Switzerland and starts couchsurfing with his wife in tow
>pesters his friends in Germany with letters asking for money and trying to get his operas performed. One of them is Franz Liszt - important to remember for later - who does organise the premiere of one of the operas.
>Meanwhile, some kind women give him neetbux so he can write his super special operas without having to work another job
>begin an affair with one of the women and plans to elope with her because his wife is depressed at how shit she thinks his super special operas are and being dragged around Europe
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He was such a cow.

I love reading his letters to Liszt, in which Liszt frequently doesn’t reply so Wagner keeps sending more begging for a response.

No. 680241

Always loved him

No. 680949

>while he probably wasn't gay, he did enjoy dressing in pink satin underwear so might have been into it a bit.
wasn't pink a manly color back then (because it was vibrant, and blue was associated with Virgin Mary) and Hitler flipped it back around for some reason to blue for boys, pink for girls (and homosexuals)?

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No. 670024[Reply]

Designated hangout for the jocks of lolcow. Suggested talking points:
>sports you watch or participate in
>favorite competitions/leagues/teams/athletes
>experiences as a female athlete or fan
>sport-related news, drama, controversy, etc.
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No. 672890

Hell yeah! I'm glad they're trying to put some more grit on the team,hopefully it pans out this time.
You dont have to tell us that lmao
Every sane leaf fan has a second team.
Is field hockey the similar to lacrosse?

No. 678946

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It's very similar to regular figure skating (on ice), but nowadays it has evolved into its own thing almost!

The main differences is that ARS has more official categories (around 10, ice officially has around 4), it doesn't have any quadruple jumps due to the skates' weight and it's considered technically harder due to the wheels' friction and, again, the skate's weight.

ARS is more popular in latin countries and other countries that don't really participate in winter sports.

No. 679744

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I miss hockey so much anons. I'm hoping a January start is still feasible because I need something to look forward to when I come home from work. I've been watching KHL and NCAA games but it's just not the same.

No. 679976

>s field hockey the similar to lacrosse?
To be honest I have no idea, I've never heard of lacrosse before

No. 680285

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Dang I'd love to get all you wonderful ladies to my neighborhood for some wholesome skate sessions lol.

Anyone in this thread who owns a pair of inline skates (even quads can work) might be interested in checking out "freestyle slalom skating" on YouTube/Google/etc. I've been practicing it for about 3-4 years now and it's insanely fun and challenging. I would love to be able to practice/compete with others but it just isn't a thing where I live, sadly. I've yet to actually meet in person another slalom skater. It seems to have more popularity in some Asian and South American countries and on the US west coast. Before covid hit I was planning on starting a club to offer lessons at a local skate rink but those are all shut down now.

I use a "full rocker" setup on seba brand skates which are more tailored for this sport, flexible material but with strong support for ankle area.

Also another note for my skating friends! LED wheels that work well and are pretty cheap! I love these so much very pretty and makes for cool pics and videos if you're into performing: https://www.amazon.com/you-beat-you-land-Inline-Ripstik-Outdoor-Rollerblades/dp/B0768J4C3Q

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No. 670137[Reply]

Release your rage.

Previous thread: >>>/ot/662724
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No. 679714

i hate this so much. I thought Latin@ was kinda cute back in the day, could tolerate that, but keep woke culture outta my language please. There's already enough discourse about the Americanization of Latin culture as is.

No. 679743

I started working at a new place recently and there's this unsaid expectation to work overtime. Official working hours end at 4.30 pm but everyone still sits at their places at 5 (sometimes even at 6) and I feel like a piece of shit whenever I get up and leave

No. 679966

I'm so angry at Nintendo right now, i just want to play my stupid game on my stupid phone

No. 680801

i miss creating so much

No. 682223

Even though some guys fucked me over and a neighbour's friend grouped me as a young teen, it does not compare to what my mother put me through in terms of mental and physical abuse nor does it compare to the molestation/ sexual abuse my cousin Edna ( yeah fuck her I'm naming her) put me through from the tender age of 4 to 11-12ish.
I was so in love with her when i was a little girl and she never respected my boundaries, including one time i verbally did not concept to.
I shouldn't have read the Male hating vent board in here, I'm lowkey seething because both genders fucked me up really bad in some ways ( women just a tad by proxy of literal abuse) and is by luck I'm not a Misanthropic asshole/ i guess i value people as a individual rather then collective/

Fuck humanity and the fact Edna left me with so much shame i have to come here to vent and could only muster up to tell two personal male friends ( they were very understanding by luck) and the first one was a female friend ( poor girl i only connected the dots recently and had to subject her to description then her equally Autistic ass probably wasn't able to process at first)

Also don't come at me Anons, i had a bad run with shrinks and just the idea of going to see one makes me dread. I'm reeling in the abuse and trying to process in my terms as healthy as i can withouth doctors having to tell me to make girlfriends with mommy or Edna dearest or invalidating harsh realities they could not get/ seemed to purposely misunderstood.
And they called me the autist; at least i understand trauma responses Anna.

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No. 495717[Reply]

post your predictions of what might happen in the coming decade!

I think were gonna see another 2008-style economic slump , a likely resurgence of rock music and Onision finally going to prision
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No. 679211

I like your predictions, I hope they come true. Especially
>Koreans will start to embrace tanned skin and a tanning craze starts there
I hope I get to see korean gyaru types, that would be so cool. I wonder what sort of clothing they would wear

No. 679216

For white people mostly. Other races want to be as light as possible.

No. 679225

>The use of colored contacts will be more mainstream. It might even be trendy to wear crazy colors like purple or red
I want this to happen (if they're safe to wear)

No. 679240

I don't think it's just white people, it really depends. I haven't seen any black women (or people in general) actively trying to tan but most of them don't seem to mind when it happens because of exposure to the sun, it also depends on each Asian women I've met, some want to tan, some really don't, some don't care. As for my ethnicity it's the same, many women want to tan as much as possible, some don't care, some don't want to because they're either super pale and it would look weird or they would get burned or they're already very dark.

No. 679639

I do this already, it's fun you should give it a go. Just do your brand research

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