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 No.9784[Reply]

This is a subject I'm not sure if its worth bringing up or not but given the makeup of the Bunker's userbase I figure at least a few other people here are engaged with following various lolcows

The main one I'm following at the minute is an American kid called KingCobraJFS, and watching his stuff is like slowly sliding into a bath full of human waste, its utterly fascinating watching the real time decline of another human being without the constant stress of experiencing that kind of thing IRL, I've been following M'lord Cobes for a year and a bit now and his slow deathspiral is really accelerating, watching his latest saga I started to think about how large an impact people like CWC and other lolcows had on chan culture and how this kind of mass insight into a stranger's long running nightmare was basically impossible before the internet, it feels like an extension of professional celebrity culture, but more pathetic and grimmer, a uniquely late capitalist experience

Am I a terrible person for watching this kid fall apart from afar, even though I don't interact with him at all, don't tap the glass etc.?

What lolcows do you follow?
Do you empathise with them or is it purely a hate watch for you?

I feel bad for Cobes, I really do, he obviously has a number of serious mental health issues, but he's so fucking obnoxius, unpleasant and spiteful its hard to feel it sometimes, and he's too funny to stop watching

I'm not sure how the fuck to introduce someone to Josh, but here's some classics, condensed and cut to be more tolerable, and a couple videos from other creators on Josh giving more of an overview

https://youtu.be/9ELpTHMamGE
https://youtu.be/nDvHkMbk_gw
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 No.9854

The only IRL person i know who watches lolcows is actually autistic themself. Make of that what you may
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 No.9866

You guys should visit sonichu.com
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 No.9867

>>9819
>>9818
Interesting, thanks. That was very clear.
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 No.9875

>>9854
I am literally autistic as admitted earlier yes, but I don't think that has anything in particular to do with it, Cobes isn't one of my special interests or anything like that, I'm not fixated on him or even follow him consistently

Autistic people tend to spend a lot of time online for a variety of reasons, we're definitely overrepresented on image boards for example,and you have to be pretty online to ever find out about most lolcows in the first place
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 No.9882

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>>9838
He gives trainposters a bad name


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 No.9682[Reply]

Why doesn't anybody live in places like hashima island or western american gold towns? It seems like a waste of pre-fabricated infrastructure, doesn't it?
Would having a dedicated supply chain such as a food distribution center on its own work to incentivize colonist introduction to a place like hashima, or would more be necessary to utilize such spaces for human development?
Also, does anybody else think living in abandoned buildings would be kinda awesome?
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 No.9717

>>9682
The average person will only stick around where they can make a living. You might be able to have a few people who have the means to survive out there regardless do it but for most people so long as industry and commerce doesn't go there they will not go there. This would be potentially less of a concern in a socialist society though.

Theres also the fact that these places will have structural issues and be lacking most of the creature comforts that people are used to like clean potable running water and electricity.
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 No.9829

Those places have been badly polluted by reckless development.


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 No.6485[Reply]

Hello everyone. I was just wondering if anyone has any helpful resources for improving your life but from a left wing perspective? I find all the vacuous and trite content of the 'self help' industry where it's basically just con artists pretending to be rich and successful so they can scam other people for the secrets to be rich and successful, and I can't engage with absurd alienated advice about 'being an entrepreneur', 'marketting myself', 'just visualise your BMW until you have it' and so on.

I'm very depressed and I find it hard to do anything. I don't have a job either and I live in my parents place. So any steps forward would be helpful. But for whatever reason I find it really hard to 'just do X' to improve my life. I feel like everything is fucked so what's the point in doing anything. Whilst I might understand that capitalism is a cause for many of the problems in the world including the ones that affect me, it doesn't really help me deal with it or find a way to make my life tolerable. So, is there anything that has helped you?
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 No.9376

>>9354
Limpdick asceticism can genuinely help you maintain some semblance of discipline in an environment that constantly insists on you giving into your impulses and wasting your life away wageslaving and then consuming services. It's obviously not at all the magic pill to making you happy and complacent that shitty grifters make you believe it is, and self-help ideology is constantly used to basically shame people for not being rich, but i think the fair thing to do here is to just scavenge what can be useful to you instead of just decrying it. Self-hatred is just another spook after all
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 No.9412

>>9354
because it's moronic to let libs keep everything they touch to themselves. they touch a lot of good things too.

>>9374
if you can't be happy with mediocrity, then you can't be happy. most people are thoroughly ordinary and there's nothing wrong with that.
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 No.9435

>>9412
>most people are thoroughly ordinary and there's nothing wrong with that.

Cringe. This disgusting bourgeois complacency is everything wrong with the left. Even if you are average you should not be content with being so.
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 No.9454

>>9435
Based. People should strive to do more than to just be average.
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 No.9720

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>>9346
Did you give up?


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 No.9425[Reply]

I've been getting more interested in gardening, and I was very disappointed to learn that most of the garden hoses have lead in them or other toxic chemicals that leach into the water, making it unsafe to drink. While searching for a perfectly safe garden hose, (which are nearly impossible to find), I discovered a non-profit website that has a lot of warnings on toxic chemicals in common consumer products. Do inform yourself so you can better protect yourself from hidden sources of pollution.

https://www.ecocenter.org/healthy-stuff/
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 No.9663

>>9654
yeah i love my blue geans and mcdonalds trips
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 No.9664

also when communism actually hits the fan, i will do the same basically

i will continue consume garbage like i do today
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 No.9665

after all luxury communism means a cheaper i-phone

and the factory is owned by workers too
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 No.9666

instead porky, yeah
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 No.9667

i will go to japan and become a gamer


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 No.6997[Reply]

Not sure who here is into watches, but I really enjoy them as both time-capsules for the aesthetic sensibilities of a period as well as for craftmanship and engineering.
picrel is a Soviet made Raketa 'Big Zero' Khrushchev's favourite watch but heres some other interesting examples;

> Mao had an Omega pocket watch given by Zhou Enlai

> Che was often seen wearing a Rolex Submariner
> Fidel also favoured Rolex and would rock up to 3 timezones at a time (typically Havana/Moscow/Washington time)

Think it's worth mentioning that Rolex wasn't a luxury brand the way it is now and was more of a tool watch.
Anyway, show us what you got or just tell me fuck myself, whichever suits you
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 No.9600

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Got an interesting little French watch for £17 off of ebay, can't seem to find anything out about the brand but I like it, fits my tiny wrist well and looks really really nice in real life

Should I relume the hands or not?
Its really small so I'm kind of worried about breaking something doing it myself but its hard to justify bringing it to a watch maker's to get it done when I spent so little on the watch initially, the Lume isn't the gold bits, I know old lume sometimes turns that colour, it seems to have been the white bits as there's a green-white strip down the middle of the hands that must have glowed at some point
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 No.9621

>>7062
The thing with the censoring of the soldier with multiple watches wasn't anything like good communists don't want nice things or that it was wrong to take wealth off of fascists but rather the obvious implication that he would have stripped them off corpses iirc

Agree it was a stupid thing to bother trying to cover up though
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 No.9625

>>9600
Is eBay a good place to find cheap watches? I always have suspicions towards it even though hunting the discontinued wave ceptor is so difficult with it.
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 No.9627

>>9625
Yeah its pretty good so long as you read carefully, and remember that if somethings seems to good to be true it is

You can get loads of good old Soviet/Old microbrand watches through it for very little money for the quality, you can also get way better deals on more mainstream stuff like seiko's etc. if you want to spend more or want one of the older styles

There are people selling fakes and garbage though like any other specialist interest so just have a think before buying anything, usually proper listings have high quality photos of everything on the watch including the case back and sometimes the movement or are low volume one or two offs by individuals instead of businesses with lower detail descriptions,

low no. of pics from a mass seller or someone in Pakistan having 20 of the 1980's Railwayman Seiko etc. you want but having pics that look like they're scans of a laser jet print out are bad signs

Above is for stuff £100 and under, which is nothing in watch land but will get you plenty of really nice, quality stuff new and used, if the price is still above that used I'd go to a specialist reseller first if I had the choice
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 No.13675

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>>8794
>Can anyone tell me how good Soviet dive watches were?
Here's a good review,
<I’ve been on a James Bond kick lately. So as the release of “No Time to Die” draws closer, I decided to check into buying one of the watches worn by the iconic super spy. But, a quick glance at the prices was enough to nix that operation.
<Vostok Amphibian
<Well, if I can’t afford a Bond watch, what about something that could have been worn by one of his Russian nemeses? Enter the $60-ish Vostok Amphibian, a Soviet timepiece released in the same year as the Connery classic “You Only Live Twice.” These watches are legendary for their oddball appearance and durability, backed by a legitimate diving pedigree.
Full review:
https://bladereviews.com/vostok-amphibian-scuba-dude-dive-watch-review/


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 No.245[Reply]

What side jobs to make money?
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 No.9276

>>9245
is carding even doable in 2020?
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 No.9282

>>2997
being okay with your girlfriend doing sex work is cringe, but last i heard she only did cosplay
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 No.9291

>>2995
People have free time, the communities are accessible, and people are thankful for the work that you do. Fandoms are a space for spontaneous, creative, and voluntary labour. It gets easy to swept in this.
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 No.9460

>>2978
We need more advices like this
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 No.9461

>>9254
Dark net market place


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 No.9440[Reply]

Just got forklift certified. 😎 AMA.
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 No.9449

>>9442
Lmao, no, I am not that much of a faggot, though, I am proud to have a card that says I am certified, yes.
Thanks, anon.

However, if I joined a union I would, deff, do what >>9446 said, lol. I ordered a bunch of IWW gear that i'm gonna be flaunting anyways.
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 No.9450

>>9445
No, lol. I take the safety pretty seriously. I have seen some bad wrecks and people getting mangled really bad by forklifts.
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 No.9451

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 No.9455

>>9448
>Then they taught me the basic functionality of the forklife
Did you choose the forklife, or did the forklife choose you?
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 No.9458

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>>9455
OP is German clearly


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 No.9366[Reply]

Does anybody remember something like "The Last Internationale" or "The Final Internationale" being posted here? If so, can you post a link to it. I think it was some kind of book made on bunkerchan. The cover looked like pic above. I also posted this on leftypol. If that makes this considered spam I'll delete it.
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 No.9368

I recall it. I made some posts in the thread as suggestions for the backstory, but don't know what happened to the project. I think the first thread died and at some point the OP made another one saying that work was still going.
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 No.9373

Do you have the link to the new one by any chance?
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 No.9424

>>9366
I think that anon is gone. The project was damn fun though. Wish there was any archive of the thread.


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 No.2278[Reply][Last 50 Posts]

Hello, the most recent movie threads have seemed a bit unfocused, this thread is for the discussion of movies we just watched and other anon's takes on them. So, without further ado I'll begin.

I just watched Parasite last night, it was pretty good I think, but not as cutting edge or witty as I was expecting. I thought it was a bit unfocused and threw a lot at the wall to see what stuck, but on the other hand, it was fun and more interesting than most. A solid 8/10.

I do an IMDB rating for each film I watch, for my own reference mostly, but you can see each film I watched lately and my rating if you're curious or want to ask about them. If other anons have something similar feel free to post.

https://www.imdb.com/user/ur46013471/ratings
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 No.13354

>>13352
It's best to watch Matrix 4 as it's own thing. It's definitely not very fitting with the rest of the trilogy, but it's still a fun movie.

>>11944
Nuclear truth
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 No.13427

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I finally watched the movie that started all.

I have no idea why it's not mentioned more often in critics circle

also mystery of why autistic entities tend to gitta go fast contiunes
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 No.13428

>>13354
???? Matrix 4 is out????
Damn. Gonna watch it tommorow.

Just watched the 3 extended LOTR movies. Took a week to get through them. Awesome movies.
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 No.13438

>>13428
Watching the LOTR trilogy has been kind of a Christmas tradition for me the last couple of years. It just goes so well with this time of year for some reason.
And they are still to this day may favourite movies ever.
Btw, watch the behind the scenes documetaries next. They are honestly just as good as the movies.
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 No.13441

>>13428
>>13354
It's not out I think. I asked because it is supposed to come out in 2021.


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 No.9239[Reply]

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 No.9241

play will resume in exactly 20 minutes
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 No.9243

Islanders look more dymanic at the moment
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 No.9244

apparently 8 - 0 in shots for the flyers
very different 2nd period
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 No.9248

nice positioning for pageou
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 No.9250

holy shit that pass to the score


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