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Moving to wapchan Mage 02/06/2024 (Tue) 19:17:00 No.2466 [Reply]
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>>2484 >I'm not giving up on that dream. Then go sign up for Dreamhost or AWS and get to work.

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Meta thread Anonymage 12/11/2019 (Wed) 20:07:06 No.5 [Reply] [Last]
Please note that this board is a bunker for those who browsed the late Magicchan, and therefore I ask that only those who posted on it use this board as we are still trying to find many anons who were lost. Many thanks for respecting this

Rules are the same as on Magicchan, and I also ask that if you find a lost mage to discreetly and subtly show them this board.
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>>2464 I'd have to see more than this to decide if he's that bad. He doesn't even seem to be talking about trannies here, just complaining about some verification thing. honestly even if he was I wouldn't mind, his anti-tranny views wouldn't effect our board any more than figamin's pro-tranny views would. I am unfamiliar with both of these guys so I don't have a preference. the trash guy seems like less of a normalfag but if the figamin guy is a good admin I don't mind using his site, especially since he was willing to set it all up right away.

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I'm not the same person who created the previous general thread (>>2), but since that one reached bump limit and it's about to fall off the front page, I thought it was time to start a new thread. So, like the original OP said, hop in this thread when you can and post about what you're up to or your thoughts lately.
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I was ahaving some trouble with my Mint installation, so I decided to reinstall it, just in case. However, I must have done something wrong because I completely screwed up the boot part. I spent a couple of days trying to fix it, but I couldn't find a solution. In the end, I gave up and reinstall Windows 10. I'll probably reinstall Mint in the future, but for now, I'll settle for Windows. To be honest, it's kind of nice not to switch OSs constantly.
>>2414 Having two separate machines is way better to dual booting.
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I don't have anything to say, but I wanted to share this picture anyway. I think it's a cool picture.
Some mod on the big baddie is making a scene and someone decided to link him here....
>>2446 It's that new zoomer mod.

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Interesting links Anonymage 01/28/2021 (Thu) 11:03:46 No.1252 [Reply]
Anything to break up the monotony of NEETing >B-ok Online library, very extensive: https://b-ok.org/ >Project Gutenberg Online library for books that have had copyright expire: https://www.gutenberg.org/ >Classic Reload Loads of old and retro games online for free: https://classicreload.com/ >Retro Games Covers games not already covered by classic reload: https://www.retrogames.cc/ >DOS games Moderate selection of DOS games online: https://js-dos.com/games/ >FMovies Watch movies and TV series online for free: https://fmovies.wtf/ >Read Comic Online Pretty obvious: https://readcomiconline.to/ >The Eye

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>>2231 What's it all worth if there isn't any kind of effort required to obtain all these things? It all seems completely meaningless to me.
>>2232 If they're dead, it's easier to keep track of them. >>2234 The real work is in integrating them into your mental schema.
These are the last sites I saved. Hope someone will find them useful or interesting. A web version of MS Paint: https://paint.js.org/ Some acient website about philosophy: https://friesian.com/ A guide on how to set up your own website: https://landchad.net/ A website dedicated to the manga Yokohama Kaidashi Kikō: https://alpha.cafe/ A TV simulator of the 2000s: https://www.my00stv.com/ A search engine for old sites: https://wiby.me/

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Hobby thread Anonymage 12/17/2019 (Tue) 10:34:46 No.45 [Reply] [Last]
Post anything related to your hobbies.
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>>2418 Thank you! >>2423 That model looks really cool. I don't think I've ever seen one like it before. I guess they are not very popular where I live. I put together some cardboard models and one of those bootleg lego models. It's a fun hobbt, to be honest. Does it come with the paint included?
>>2424 It's quite an old model and hasn't been in production for a long time. The kit doesn't include the paints but I already had them. I don't remember if I got the paints for this or something else. The whole thing is painted white except for a couple of tiny bits at the bottom that are supposed to be painted silver (the feet) and black (the very bottom of the engine tube). All the other details are self-adhesive decals.
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Me write funny shiptoast books :^) ======= amazon.com/dp/B08YJBKRCZ amazon.com/dp/B08LTQNNW4 amazon.com/dp/B08J2R4LD8 amazon.com/dp/B09B1QNGR1 ======= files.catbox.moe/4s8yl4.pdf files.catbox.moe/f21v69.pdf files.catbox.moe/82sced.pdf files.catbox.moe/irz98h.pdf ===== files.catbox.moe/ltjweu.epub files.catbox.moe/lsp6cd.epub files.catbox.moe/e41yja.EPUB
>>2430 Probably spam, but this part made me smile: >my grandfather was a prisoner at auschwitz and while he was lighting a cigar the guards replaced it with a stick of dynamite at the last second when he wasn't looking, he didn't notice it before it was too late and it exploded right in his face. Also, some of your writings reminded me of the kind of nonsensical lyrics that JG Thirlwell used to write when he was younger.
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>>2431 Not spam, is self-advertising :) >JG Thirwell I downloaded all of his albums but haven't checked them out yet. Thank you for the compliment though>>2431 >>2431

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Anonymage 12/26/2020 (Sat) 02:40:21 No.1187 [Reply] [Last]
It's a bit late but merry christmas to any mages who are actually still here.
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Managed to avoid my family again, I don't know why can't they just leave me alone. I still have last year's gifts unopened.
>>2421 I couldn't. My sister, mother and brother argued again. It was not nice.
>>2415 Really nice drawing! Thank you for the good wishes and the cool picture. >>2420 Thank you, mage. I hope you had a nice Christmas this year. >>2421 I have a decent relationship with my family, but I find our regular guests kind of annoying. Anyway, I'm glad you could manage to avoid annoying situations this year. >>2422 I'm sorry to hear that. I hope it was nothing too serious.
>>2425 Unfortunately it was, the evening was ruined. Thanks anyway, mage.
It’s the new year Ayy

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Movie/TV thread Anonymage 01/28/2020 (Tue) 08:42:56 No.256 [Reply] [Last]
I just finished watching Babylon 5. I'd say it's my second favorite sci-fi show after TNG. The best part is how well-planned it seems, there are subplots that are started the first season that get finished all the way in the later seasons. The character development is well done, no changes to a character seem unjustified, and no one stagnates. I think that by the end no one in the show is in the same position as when the show started, everyone both advances in their carreers and grows as a person, dealing with personal problems and all that. I think it's done well especially considering how most of these shows just keep everyone in the same position for the entire show, even TNG does this, everyone stays in the same rank and occupation for the most part. I guess the producers just leave it to the nerds who write the books and comics to finish it all up. The last four episodes are all pretty much the sendoff for all the characters so that everyone's story is completed and we know exactly where everyone ends up, which is a great contrast to shows where everyone just sort of leaves, or where it's never explained what they're going to do after the show ends. The makeup and costumes are also really well done, I think that the only part of the visuals that didn't age well is some of the CGI shots of spaceships and buildings.
I still haven't watched the two movies that are after the show so I guess I'll post about them when I do. I'm definitely looking forward to them. Also I guess there's a spinoff show called "Crusade" but I'm a little less excited for that since I don't think any of the original cast is in it and it only got one season so the complex and patiently thought out story that I enjoyed from Babylon 5 won't be there, or at least it gets cut off early. I guess it got cancelled by the executives who wanted more action and sex shoved in before the show even aired, which is just sad.
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I've seen a lot of people talking about a series called Helluva Boss on various parts of the internet, so I decided to give it a try. The cartoon is about a group of mercenaries living in hell. You only have to watch one episode to realize that the people behind the series are big fans of Invader Zim. Not only do several of the characters resemble the aliens from that series, but also one of them is played by the voice actor who played Zim. Anyway, I found the series to be somewhat mediocre. Visually it's much better than other adult animated series, but many characters have too much detail. They almost look like OCs created by some DeviantArt or Tumblr user. I found most of the jokes unfunny and the characters get annoying rather quickly. I have only seen the first season, but I understand that many people are not enjoying the second season because it is too focused on the characters' romantic relationships and other drama. I will possibly watch the rest of the episodes, but I don't recommend it. >>2363 I lost track of those movies after the third installment. I remember the first one was pretty good. The second and third were less interesting, but still fun.
It reminds me a lot of Unfriended. It lacks depth and felt superficial, but internet-related horrors always find a soft spot in me. 6/10
A well done flick, in my opinion. They kept it real simple but did a good job of keeping it interesting, at least to watch until the end. I wanted to go to sleep at some point because I was feeling tired, but I kept going because I wanted to see the end and it didn't disappoint. The whole "is it real or is it happening in my head" is well done in my opinion and between its back and forth it lets you wander on a nice trip.
>>2370 Watch Murder Drones next lol
>>2388 Not him, but I just watched that. I don't have good taste, but I liked it. More than a few of the plot points are very normie highschooler experience focused, so I'd think plenty here might hate it though. The animation was pretty darn good for amateur stuff. Same with the voicework. The pacing was refreshingly brisk, with little to no wasted air time. The jokes are rapid-fire so even when they fall flat it's not too bad. Some of the characters, like N, were super "moe", not something I'd usually use to describe western cartoon characters. All in all something I'd consider very watchable.

/sad/ thread Anonymage 03/08/2020 (Sun) 01:50:14 No.332 [Reply] [Last]
Depression, ventilation and other such posts go here. How are you feeling today mage?
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>>1844 to feel more blessed
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Sorry. I'll try to never again make a post. There is something inside me, I can be free in a way other people can't imagine, but I have been dragged down my whole life by things that should be unimportant, that shouldn't matter. Something went wrong in my life, I know it's not my fault but that doesn't change the fact I failed. I just wanted to do what I was supposed to do. I can't explain this, it's impossible to communicate, but I can see really, really nice dreams, and I wanted to explore them and show them. I just love dreaming, imagining, creating, thinking, I can do so every moment of my day and every day. This doesn't make any sense, it's the kind of thing that could only make sense through actions and works, but I'll never get to do so, so I have to try explaining it in words, but it's impossible. It's just that there are things I enjoy learning about, and things I wanted to try, but I'll never be allowed to. I wanted to show what I'm like, I wanted to be myself, but I'll never be allowed to. I just wanted to get into math and cs, or drawing, or music, at a very young age and dedicate every instant of my life to that just one thing. I wish I could go back to nursery school and get into mathematics back then. There's something very wrong with my brain, I'm very bad at certain things, but somehow I really enjoy other certain things in a way normal people can't enjoy, so I wanted to be free, and dedicate myself to something important, that only I could do. And even if I'm bad at everything and have no real skills, I still at least enjoy learning and trying, and could keep trying my whole life. But this life was a prison, I just never got to pursue my dreams. It's too late now, I'm not going to make it, I'm stabilizing my mental situation and trying to sort out my life but it's too late, my world is falling apart and there's nothing I can do. I don't know, it hurts, no matter how many times I try, I can't convey this. It's just that I feel I never got to be myself, like I was supposed to show what I really am, but I never got a chance like everyone else. Like something went very wrong. Like God abandoned me. I just wanted to be free, I wanted to try, I wanted to be myself, but everything went wrong, it's like I never existed, as if I was never born in the first place. I just wanted to be free and be myself. I feel like in an invisible cage, hitting my fist on the wall and screaming, but no one can see or hear me. And I feel like if I could break out of this cage, I would be the happiest person on the planet, and I could share my happiness with many people and make them happy too. But that won't happen. I'll just die here. It really hurts. I can't explain what's going on. I keep trying to but I can't. It's a horrible feeling. I want my spirit to be free but I'll always be confined. I feel like my life was supposed to be different but something went wrong and now I'll die like I never existed. Sorry for having made so many posts. I know I'm not welcome on this or any imageboard. But I felt like I had to say something. I'll never be free and I'll never get to live my life, I was born in a prison, so I wanted to at least leave a note that I existed, even though I still couldn't communicate what I am, what were my dreams and objectives, and what I could have done. Sorry. It sucks, I can't communicate what I feel, I just wanted to learn a lot and make a lot of things, I wanted to see how far I could go, I wanted to develop and achieve my full potential, I wanted to live in my own world and explore it fully. It really hurts. I tried to communicate but I can't anymore, I always end up making the same post, it's impossible to convey what I really mean. I'll just endure whatever's left of my prison life all alone.
>>2395 I should say sorry for being unkind to you previously. I'm sorry. I am not good at dealing with the pain of others. I cannot understand your burdens though I can see they are crushing you. My words mean nothing but I am envious of what you have. There is nothing inside me. I am just a soulless doll. To keep beautiful worlds within oneself, as you do, is something I've always wanted but can never have.
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The Older IB Browser - End of The Line Anonymage 04/08/2023 (Sat) 20:12:37 No.2322 [Reply]
How many of you are feeling you've reached this point? My twenties are coming to a close and it seems like I've been passively channeled out the front-door from various communities. As the age gap between me and the average poster stretches, the less inclination I have towards behaviors I'd use for entertainment or the illusion of social fulfillment through parasocial habits. Stuff like shitposting, memes, and your general imageboard behavior just aren't having the same positive effect as they once had, not helped by most online communities continuing to decline as of the date of this post. Leaves me wondering what comes next for people like me who were effectively raised on the net. I guess I could lean into what hobbies I've developed over the years and find a sense of community out of the net? That seems to me at the moment the only practical solution unless I resign myself to almost certainly becoming a bitter anon unenthusiastically posting among kids and husks. That sounds a lot like rotting in real time. Hopefully I'll be able to come back to this thread with a positive solution one day.
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>>2327 I feel the same way you do. I visit several IBs daily, but very rarely post or connect with their users. Once in a while I find something funny or interesting, but that doesn't really justify the habit.
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>>2326 >Wasted my youth indoors fucking around on imageboards with people who hated me Why do you feel like people on imageboards hated you? Were you avatarfagging, tripping, or had a really distince retarded posting style. I've legit been gangstalked just for not being part of discord groups and not affiliated with anyone made me an easy target I guess.
>>2344 Sorry I do not communicate well. The users of those sites didn't really "know" me or who I was. They hated losers like me. They would have hated me if they knew me, but because of the anonymity they didn't. Only when I made the mistake of revealing anything about myself did they know to show their displeasure at my existence. We were not friends, or comrades, or like-minded, or similar, or anything of that sort. We were enemies calling out to each other separated only by a thin fog of war.
Online: bad loneliness, e-schizophrenia from bombardment of outside images/sounds/thoughts. Offline: good loneliness, quiet mind.
Really feeling that thread, ouch. >>2327 > going offline would be great but I keep finding excuses not to. I don't even come up with excuses to stay online, I just don't know what to do offline so I am online. Honestly, I hate it. The only things that are still enjoyable for me is downloading something I was searching for, looking up some information and the few posts a year when I feel really bad and try to cling to some stranger on an imageboard, who more or less understands me.

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toys, figures, etc. Anonymage 04/26/2020 (Sun) 21:58:59 No.495 [Reply] [Last]
Because I can't be the only one here who enjoys them. Just got this magnificent little bastard in the mail today. I don't usually bother with Nendos, but the super-deformed look really works for him for some reason- he's like an overworld sprite in a classic JRPG.
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xjTph0xBC1A https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uQ431BwUpFc https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MoWwzbJrqgs Twenty year anniversary of Bionicle was today, I don't have any builds anywhere near finished to share and I'd rather not show off pictures of a bunch of random arms and guys with no legs, but i did want to make a post at least. Hopefully the games are good when they're done, Masks of Power Legacy was a bit empty feeling and the combat wasn't good but it was cool to just walk around Mata Nui and talk to Tohunga and stuff, even if it is an unfinished version of the game. The new trailer looks good so that's nice, although no gameplay was shown so hopefully it is at least better than the Legacy version when it's complete.
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Oh man I remember this thread, I distinctively remember losing my sides at the Woody pictures. >>876 >>937 >is it weird to anyone that only water...was female? >(water being naturally gentle, meaning it suits the ideal female). Sort of like how the earth element was associated with wisdom and knowledge or fire with valor. Pretty much the only element with feminine traits was water so it made sense for it to be the female one. I don't know much about Bionicle other than once reading about how its inspired by Polynesian religion and folklore, but water has been considered a female element since ancient times, and in many esoteric traditions. Poseidon is the only male deity associated with water that I know of, and even that is not his sole association, he has other aspects to him.
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>>1602 I can't believe it was only two years ago.
r/sexybionicles is good.
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I've been messing around in Bricklink Studio a bit. I haven't used Lego Digital Designer in a long time, but I've found Studio to be much more intuitive to use, and the renders you can make with it are really nice.

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