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No.430333
Speak Your Mind 2: SON OF SPEAK YOUR MINDAnonymous
Replies:>>431217
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!!Speak Your Mind!!
A thread where you can just get anything off your head either to vent or randomly think out-loud.

Was one of our more popular threads >>422927 and could do with a sequel.
No.430334
Anonymous
Have less than pure reasons for reviving SYM, have a friend in hospital.

She's a homeless beggar who recently has been plying her trade in my area outside a local supermarket, with her dog (staffie-mix) who is adorable and incredibly friendly.
Got talking and befriended them after passing multiple times on my daily walk and playing with the dog.

She's got serious problems with her lungs and she's been in-and-out of hospital. Kept discharging herself due to a fear of being in hospitals and some other reasons.
Recent weather has been really wet and colder which has been detrimental, got a wakeup call and now is more serious about staying in this time (with my insistent nagging to be honest).
Also trying to get her to give up the ciggies, since its obviously not ideal when you have a serious health issue concerning your lungs, but addiction to a 'legal' drug is hard to break (honestly just lucky she isn't hooked on anything harder).

Dog's staying with an old friend of hers at the moment (getting flea treated).
No.430350
Anonymous
Feel like I've been tossing away too much money recently. Most recently in that I forgot a big block of cheese in one of my shopping bags left in the house instead of putting it in the refrigerator and only found it again after it got majorly funky.
No.430373
Anonymous
Why no one post anymore (except twister)
No.430379
Anonymous
>>430373
We just don't have anything to say right now.
No.430380
Anonymous
Replies:>>430404
>>430373
I'm waiting for the centralized internet to collapse.
No.430404
Anonymous
Replies:>>430690
>>430380
Is that like centralized banking collapsing
No.430410
Mister Twister
>>430373
I dunno (lol).
Replies:>>430690
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The only part of the website that could really be described as active is /tnt/, being a refuge of people who were persecuted in the homeland of 4chan and fled to new lands.

But said immigrants don't really mix with the place they have moved to and keep to their own community, with their own strange smelling memes and cuhrazy vernacular.
No.430436
Anonymous
Drugs are bad
Don't do drugs
M'kay
No.430447
Anonymous
Replies:>>430448
Got a fucking mouse running about my room and can't catch the little bastard.
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>>430447
Here, use this!
No.430480
Anonymous
People are stupid. All of you stop being so stupid for just one day at least.
No.430501
Anonymous
Replies:>>430502
Google seems to have done away with page numbers on my end, it just shows the mobile-like "infinite load" where it extends the page as you scroll down.

Also on every search it says it got several hundreds of thousands / millions of results, then after ~50 or so it just says no more results.
No.430502
Mister Twister
>>430501
Infinite load is awful, and aimed at lower IQ/no attention span people.
No.430531
Anonymous
Replies:>>430532
My new speakers arrived today. Time to annoy the neighbors!
Unfortunately I can still tell apart whether I'm listening to stuff with or without the (old, toy tier) subwoofer. However now it's exclusively on extremely low frequencies. And the new speakers still need a few weeks to be tuned in, and I haven't even tried playing with the equalizer yet.

It seems the hard limit now is not so much the speakers but my rooms acoustics. I'm seriously considering moving some furniture around.
No.430532
Mister Twister
Replies:>>430533
>>430531
Preemptive F for when your neighbors murder you.
No.430533
Anonymous
>>430532
My neighbors are busy shouting about each others whore of a mother, and that's just when they are not slapping each other basically from 4 AM to 20 PM non stop, for 10+ years now. Why do you think I got those new speakers to begin with? I admit I want to listen to C64 chiptunes at 100W power, but after so many years, this is fast becoming SECONDARY.

If this still doesn't work, I'm gonna have to buy a 15 and 3/4 inch subwoofer and nail it to the ceiling with the speaker pointing up, so it makes their parquet wave around like piano keys do during Franz Liszt's Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2.
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We've entered the dark cyberpunk future already

It's just alot less cool and lacking in neon than we envisioned it to be
No.430558
Mister Twister
>>430554
Glad more people realize it.
No.430568
Anonymous
Replies:>>430570
>>430554
Is this a drone?
No.430570
Anonymous
>>430568
It is Progress
No.430619
Anonymous
Replies:>>430622
I want to vent the growing frustration and aggravation I feel at this time through violent action.
No.430622
Mister Twister
Replies:>>430624
>>430619
Will you kill communists or nazis, anon? Remember, it is scientifically proven these are the only 2 sides.
No.430624
Anonymous
>>430622
You don't have to reply to every post mister twister, especially with attempts at humor that shit.
No.430628
Mister Twister
Replies:>>430631
>>430624
I deeply apologize for not asking for your permission.
No.430675
Anonymous
my forehead is so high behind my hair now im old

it makes me sad
No.430679
Anonymous
Nowadays I just seem to coast around wasting time doing nothing, the only thing I'm looking forwards to is having the next meal of the day.

This seriously hampers my productivity, plus it doesn't do good for my stomach either.
No.430690
Anonymous
Replies:>>430691
Something that I've noticed about myself is that the more I browse imageboard the more aware I'm of my own hobbies or the thing I like, but at the same time the more aware I'm of how uniform everything it is; most imageboards are goddawfully slow and most of its content is just reposted from other places.
The worst part is that the imageboard space hasn't really changed, it's ME the one who changed during the last couple of years. Maybe I just need a hobby outside internet circles, Idk, November trend to be a depressing month for me.
>>430404
Not exactly. With Facebook, Google and Microsoft bleeding money and users a lot of people are waiting for them to collapse. I seriously fucking want 4chan to close already so all the other imageboards I browse would get the refugees and with some luck only the decent people would stay.
>>430417
Yeah, it's weird. I mean, I often see that on 8chan but here is basically /co/'s bunker, someone would expect they would browse the rest of the page and post since we all come from the same place but they stay on their little board having fun. Not complaining tho, at least I'm glad they have a place outside 4chan's staff hand.
Something similar happens with the sonic storytime thread, that's pretty much the only active thread on our /co/
No.430691
Anonymous
Replies:>>430694
>>430690
>most of its content is just reposted from other places.

This was also true for 4chan when it was still good. The official /b/ keyboard had only the keys F5, Ctrl, C, and V.
No.430694
Anonymous
Replies:>>430695
>>430691
I know, originally I thought It was a generational issue, that old internet used to be more honest and original but over the years I've come to the realization that it always has been like that and the recent AI generated spam is just a logical continuation of an already constant internet issue; something that I find quite depressing, honestly.
No.430695
Mister Twister
Replies:>>430696
>>430694
I would take braindead people spamming the same shit over dealing with bots.
No.430696
Anonymous
>>430695
Idk dude, soyjak spammers are so braindead they could be a bot at this point. They aren't not really differeny from someone with a chat gpt bootleg api and a python script.
No.430698
Anonymous
Another thing that I've noticed is that the more I browse imageboards the more repetitive I feel the discussion. I trend to think way more frequently "yes we've had this same discussion two months ago, now you are going to whim about the jews for the next three hours" and I just stop replying to the thread instead of following it.
Replies:>>430744
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Just in case you ever feel clumsy. NASA astronauts managed to lose a tool kit in outer space while fixing up the International Space Station.
No.430744
Anonymous
Replies:>>430745
>>430741
Is it orbiting around earth or is it falling down?
No.430745
Anonymous
>>430744
It's on a decaying orbit, so it will eventually burn up in the atmosphere.
No.430777
Anonymous
Replies:>>430778
Yesterday, the unix timestamp reached 1.7 billion. The filenames on 4chan will now start with 17000~.
The next change to 1.8 billion will happen in 2027 January 15.
Replies:>>430786
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>>430777
also, reminder that the unix timestamp will reach the maximum 32bit unsigned value by 2038 January 19, and will roll over to 1901 on old servers. This will be a problem similar in magnitude to Y2K, but since it is more technical and therefore harder to explain to laymen, it will undoubtedly create more issues.

We have 14 years and 2 months until then.
No.430786
Anonymous
>>430778
Only 14 years? cool, I would be alive (and probably still browsing imageboards) by then
No.430827
Anonymous
Why do some people seem to just be punching bags for Life?
Like if they were fictional characters people would say the random chance misery constantly being inflicted on them even outside of their own poor decisions was ridiculously contrived and over the top in how mean spirted it was.
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>>430554
These drone videos can be chilling or goofy as all hell.
No.430840
Mister Twister
>>430839
Apparently war turns boys into real men. Yes! Punch those bombs with your fist, young warrior! Surely you will surv-
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If you are not participating in the /co/ Secret Santa, you are a wrong.
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Theme for the snowflakes effect.
No.430905
Anonymous
Just not into the Christmas mood this year. My job absolutely sucks, my grandmother is on her way out health-wise, first full year without any dogs (the last one died last year), disabled without any prospect of girlfriend, all of my friends have long since left the local area...

I don't even bother to watch the news anymore. Oh, someone is bombing someone else at the moment? That's nice. Did someone make a great catch in this sport in that game? That's nice. Is there a new variant of Covid floating around? Yup, right on schedule.
No.430906
Anonymous
Replies:>>430911
>>430905
Not to make this a race, but I had sinusitis for two weeks which is now gone but left me jaw cramps on the way out. I can barely open or close my mouth without pain, and it makes it very painful to eat anything since both opening my mouth and chewing food is painful.

So at least you are in good health. As for the rest, take a long walk and enjoy the winter scenery; the foggy distance, the snow or the rain whichever you have. Best case scenario you might meet someone, worst case you at least moved those old bones.
No.430907
Anonymous
Replies:>>430911
>>430905
Same. My aunt got cancer, my gandmother got her visa rejected so she won't be able to visit her grandsons living on USA and her health is deteriorating and my dad cheated on my mom and they are divorcing soon.
I'm trying to focus my mind on christmas related projects and on my own hobbies buy I'm still fucking tired. I want this shitty month to end so I can finally rest.
No.430908
Mister Twister
Replies:>>430911
>>430905
I suggest doing anything in your power to move to a new town/state. You might not think where you live matters, but it does even if you don't automatically get new friends. Also if your old friends do not try to keep in touch, they are """friends""".
No.430909
Anonymous
Replies:>>430911
Season of misery huh?
I've just got a cold. Head hurts, body hurts, so cold.
No.430911
Anonymous
>>430906
Sry about the jaw problem. I take it you went to docs / dentist about it?

>>430907
One of the few nice things about this month is, traditionally, the time between Xmas and New Year's when the office empties out. Nowadays, the office is always empty thanks to remote "work" (don't even get me started on that stupid trend). I'm half-tempted to just bring in my laptop and goof off for a few hours but I know that's wrong.

>>430908
I dunno about moving. Still have a lot of family in the area and I've seen the pitfalls in other parts of the world. Wherever you go, there's always crap to deal with. As the saying goes, the grass is always greener over the septic tank.

>>430909
Sry about the cold. I know Covid is a sensitive topic but make sure it ain't that. At the very least, I've never stopped wearing a mask. People keep pretending that it's over but I get to see the hospital admissions and, I can tell you, it never ended. If anything, it's been ramping up again.
No.430916
Anonymous
Roommate saw a fuckin mouse in the kitchen.
Mum dropped off some mousetraps last time we saw one, but not quite sure how to set them. They aren't they traditional sort and are all metal, seem really sensitive.
Replies:>>430923
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India's caste system is incredibly fucked up and still influences the country to this day, feels like it gets utterly glossed over when people talk about the nation.

Concepts like racism or classism can be seen anywhere but this is like roiding it up hardcore for your society.
No.430923
Mister Twister
>>430918
As long as you believe you will be punished by forces 1,000,000,000,000,000 stronger than you in the next life, you will do ANYTHING to avoid divine punishment. If all you have to do is accept your lot in life, and never asked for better treatment, then that is what you'll do.
No.430928
Anonymous
Replies:>>430929
A system where corruption is seen as part of the salary inevitably leads to rot and ruin.
No.430929
Mister Twister
Replies:>>430930
>>430928
A system where people are born with souls with different % of badness right at the start, will never lead to a perfect society.
No.430930
Anonymous
Replies:>>430934
>>430929
Souls aren't real tho
No.430934
Mister Twister
>>430930
Neither are birds.
No.430970
Anonymous
My neck has been bothering me for weeks seemingly after I slept on someones floor, is this what being old is?
I'm in my 30s, is my body already giving out on me?
No.430977
Anonymous
Replies:>>430985
Happy new year, everyone.

Here's hoping it will be better than the last one.
No.430985
Anonymous
>>430977
Had a dozen ironically depressing ideas of what to post in response, but hell with it.
Yes anon, let us hope things will be better.
No.430994
Anonymous
How do people deal with overly long nose hairs?

I just yank them out with my fingers after happening to notice them from touching my nose
No.430997
Mister Twister
>>430994
Thankfully, I am not so old they get real long. When I do get that old, I will adopt your method.
No.430998
Anonymous
>>430994
I just tank them out too
No.431035
Anonymous
Replies:>>431081
A bunch of dogs have been barking around my place for an hour now. Goddamnit, I have work to do, and this is making it difficult to think.
No.431081
Anonymous
>>431035
I pet a big fat Bull Terrier on the way home today, it was so excited to see me since I had met it long ago. Wedged its face between my knees as I leaned down petting it.
No.431217
Anonymous
>>430333
It's kind of sad that normalfags are using the term "normies" now that I'm seeing on social media. I think sometimes they just go with what they think sounds cool and makes them feel special for vidya games even with games now pandering to the alphabet queers who will cancel you for wrong think.
No.431236
Anonymous
Replies:>>431237
My health seems to have taken a step for the worse, on top of trigeminal neuralgia I also got a busted tooth that may need root canal treatment, and my eyes have gotten so much worse (which explains why I have to view every website with a high zoom).
This year won't be cheap.
No.431237
Anonymous
>>431236
Sorry to hear that anon, can only hope that things get better for you
No.431255
Anonymous
Replies:>>431269
The world would be a better place if all drug peddlers and drug addicts were killed off.
No.431269
Anonymous
Replies:>>431300
>>431255
Not pimps and pedophiles. Drugs are the problem.
No.431300
Anonymous
>>431269
Pimps are often drug peddlers, especially when they get their sex slaves hooked on drugs as a method of control.