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Bernd 12/12/2020 (Sat) 14:00:02 [Preview] No. 41511 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
I'm looking for a car but I don't know much about them. I am thinking of a car like a Fiat 500 or a VolksWagon Beetle. What other cars are there like this, cars that are small so they are easy to park and don't use much fuel but that also look interesting and nice.
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Bernd 06/13/2022 (Mon) 13:53:01 [Preview] No.47906 del
I dreamt I was in a school, some uni if I have to guess. All the students were Chinese for some reason, and from the higher grades some students bullied the junior ones. For a bunch of things they criticized them, one was that they don't run fast enough. Then I was on the streets where the students run, and the younger ones were actually faster then the seniors, whom still harassed and ridiculed them that they can't run. Then they started to show how it should be done, and they started to make some poses while running, like flexing muscles, or liek that anime meme running pose and whatnot. They were still slower ofc. The situation was so comical I started to laugh and woke up meself and kept laughing.

>>47844
>just released some software online that has made me a lil bit of Euros in the last few weeks.
Nice. Congrats Bernd.


Dutch bernd Bernd 06/19/2022 (Sun) 03:16:09 [Preview] No.48018 del
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>>47906
>I dreamt I was in a school, some uni if I have to guess. All the students were Chinese for some reason,

You're probably gonna have some Chinese transfer students living in your location soon

>Nice. Congrats Bernd.
T.hanks. Gonna keep at it and make more money soon. Just need to be consistent with the releases and I will be well.


Bernd 06/29/2022 (Wed) 05:27:22 [Preview] No.48100 del
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>>48018
Also, just bought a new work computer. I really don't like spending extra money on anything and prefer being stingy all the time, but it was well worth it IMHO. My dev cycle goes wayyy faster than before. I've only had it for 2 weeks and I can't imagine work without it. love using it too.

Example: what would take me 1 week to complete now takes me around a few hours to finish.


Best practice for me would be to upgrade your computer gear at least every 2 years. At least to work more productively


Bernd 06/29/2022 (Wed) 07:54:33 [Preview] No.48101 del
>>48100
>1 week to complete now takes me around a few hours to finish.
How?
Does compiling take that much time?


Bernd 06/30/2022 (Thu) 15:36:42 [Preview] No.48108 del
Shit. I'm trying to ignore the heat but it's tiring, hard to concentrate, and makes me sleep bad (I don't dream much, if at all, I don't remember, despite a week ago I still had quite good entertainment). Not easy to get shit done. Although there are quick tasks which give some sense of accomplishment.



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Sports Bernd 11/07/2021 (Sun) 19:28:59 [Preview] No. 45473 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Does Bernd go to gym? Maybe Bernd does other sports?
If not, you should start!
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>>47969
Had to do very hard choices. And I just don't know the recent form of anyone, so I only have general impressions.
Germany is good for sure. I think I overrate Netherlands however.
You think Uruguay is that good?


Dutch bernd Bernd 06/19/2022 (Sun) 03:20:07 [Preview] No.48020 del
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>>47968
>Romania got beaten by Montenegro: 0-3
>With this loss our neighbour reached the level of such illustrious football nations like England and Italy.

Speaking of which, Hungary just beat England 0-4.

https://www.bbc.com/sport/football/61714683

https://www.reuters.com/lifestyle/sports/ruthless-hungary-stun-dismal-england-with-4-0-away-win-2022-06-14/

>Hungary condemn England to worst home defeat since 1928 | Reuters

ouch


Bernd 06/19/2022 (Sun) 06:51:18 [Preview] No.48023 del
>>48020
>Speaking of which, Hungary just beat England 0-4.
And Germany beat Italy 5-2. Hence the Romania joke.


Bernd 06/29/2022 (Wed) 05:14:39 [Preview] No.48096 del
>>48023
I see


Bernd 06/29/2022 (Wed) 12:02:33 [Preview] No.48107 del
>>48096
Well I'm glad you made note of our great success.



Music Bernd 09/07/2020 (Mon) 15:53:11 [Preview] No. 39873 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Since the previous thread is autosäging, here's the new one.

This little faggot is making covers for all kinds of popular music.
https://youtube.com/watch?v=0Gd-jNKhTC8 [Embed]

Previously Venezuelaball posted some songs of a sludge metal band, Acid Bath. Managed to put my hands on some of their songs. Here's a couple I liked.
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Bernd 06/26/2022 (Sun) 22:08:56 [Preview] No.48076 del
>>48074

That is soundtrack for famous Russian game "Dalnoboischiki 2" from 2001: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hard_Truck_2:_King_of_the_Road (Russian wiki has much more info). It has some similarity with modern Euro Truck Simulator, although it has more arcade features and less about pure simulation and scenery. It achieved some kind of cult status in Russia in that time.

Soundtrack is also noticeable because it is made by Aria - the most famous Russian heavy metal band. They are pretty good, although some people criticize them for copying Iron Maiden (it is debatable). Soundtrack is made with tracks without vocals, but all these songs originally have texts. Some tracks are rerecorded, because original records from 80s were bleak, although music is same. I actually can recommend Aria for anyone who likes good heavy metal (maybe except their newest albums).

Full OST is here: https://youtube.com/watch?v=6EyTye6J4Fs [Embed]

As about Aria, some their albums:

https://youtube.com/watch?v=KARx4QtjZFA [Embed]
https://youtube.com/watch?v=usnhUo-SNdk [Embed]
https://youtube.com/watch?v=yWwi9SjI_0U [Embed]
https://youtube.com/watch?v=20BHOBqpipc [Embed]


Bernd 06/27/2022 (Mon) 09:15:16 [Preview] No.48078 del
>>48076
I heard of that due to 18 Wheels of Steel. Never played any trucking game.
>some people criticize them for copying Iron Maiden (it is debatable)
Unavoidable comparison.


Bernd 06/27/2022 (Mon) 18:59:22 [Preview] No.48083 del
>>48069
First video is an extended version of some lost media song no one could find. It was played on a news network for some reason many years ago.
Second video is a parody of a local crack head that is popular on the internet for livestreaming his life


Bernd 06/29/2022 (Wed) 05:16:17 [Preview] No.48097 del
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>>48066
>These days (for many month now) I frequently get

Same thing for me. I don't know what's going on with the service

>I think I did not know the first two.

IIRC 2 of the songs I posted where in Vice City's radio stations.


Bernd 06/29/2022 (Wed) 12:01:13 [Preview] No.48106 del
>>48083
Ah, I see.

>>48097
2 in Vice City?
I Ran and?



Chinese imageboards Bernd 05/25/2022 (Wed) 23:15:55 [Preview] No. 47691 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
With kuku down, what are some other bigger Chinese altchans?
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Bernd 06/05/2022 (Sun) 18:17:25 [Preview] No.47800 del
>>47691
No I don't think there are any OP


Bernd 06/14/2022 (Tue) 04:32:32 [Preview] No.47929 del
>>47691
Wechat man, it's obviously

Also Qq


Dutch bernd Bernd 06/19/2022 (Sun) 03:13:59 [Preview] No.48017 del
>>47929
>Also Qq

Never used it. Is it any good?


Bernd 06/29/2022 (Wed) 05:17:49 [Preview] No.48098 del
>>48017
You still there?
>>47929


Bernd 06/29/2022 (Wed) 11:54:36 [Preview] No.48105 del
>>47929
I know Schwechat.



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faking my death and disapeparing forever Bernd 01/17/2020 (Fri) 17:22:41 [Preview] No. 34091 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
I am considering faking my own death and disappearing from the human world,becoming either a travelling homeless or a "Nature man"in some forest.
I know this is no easy task,it will take around one year to prepare,but im willing to go trough with it.
so,give me advice and tips.
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Bernd 05/27/2020 (Wed) 18:11:30 [Preview] No.37008 del
>>36991
Thanks for the link. Some titles catching my eye.

>>36998
You might be interested in the Paulines. A Hungarian founded hermit monastic order, named after Paul of Thebes. I think there are Polish white brothers today so there should be literature about them in Polish too.


Bernd 05/29/2020 (Fri) 02:20:46 [Preview] No.37047 del
>>34091
I had heard what you want to do is find someone around your age that might have died or disappeared and take their credentials. There ARE books on how to do this according to a brother of a friend of mine but they're hard to come by, he had a guy he knew that owned a small shop that sold marijuana paraphernelia buy it for him. You can probably find online nowadays or on TOR.
Assuming you want some access to a bank account or the like you're going to need some credentials.


Bernd 06/10/2020 (Wed) 03:49:32 [Preview] No.37614 del
>>36996
buy some land in bumfuck nowhere and grow your own food. thats really all you need.


Bernd 06/29/2022 (Wed) 05:19:32 [Preview] No.48099 del
>>37614
It's really not a good idea to do it all alone though.

More people helping out means better outcomes for it. And a better outcome of surviving the wilderness


Bernd 06/29/2022 (Wed) 11:53:02 [Preview] No.48104 del
>>48099
It's hard work, and doing alone it really is just too much I concur.
But it's hard to find reliable people, most who would be into such things are 1. paranoid schizos (and generally useless); 2. too egotistic and just want their own kingdoms and serfs serving them.
For me too is just nice fantasy, maybe a bit of escapism. Since have to tend the garden I have first hand experience that even keeping some order without actually growing enough stuff to keep yourself alive independent from other sources of food can be tiring and grows old fast. Same with doing manual labour of house maintenance and building furniture and stuff.

Maybe relying on animal husbandry as single source of food could be less work. Chicken and goats.



Syria Thread - It's Actually Ukraine Edition Bernd 04/01/2022 (Fri) 19:04:40 [Preview] No. 47132 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Previous:
>>44602

Can't do without a bit of Syria. Tradition. Continue discussing conflicts in third world shitholes. The hot topic these days is Ukraine however.
Situation after way over a month is unsure. Russian had obvious results in the map painting department, but about how each militaries are doing the intel is unreliable. In the north changes seem to happen, previously Russian occupied settlements now under Ukrainian control again. Russians said they are withdrawing troops, Ukrainians said they're just regrouping for another attack. In the south Russians reached the Dniepr from Crimea and pushed to the east reaching Donbas, Mariupol is surrounded but not surrendered yet. Most of Luhanks oblast seems to be occupied. Clashes were had to the west over the Dnieper, up to Mykolaev and Krivoy Rog. Lots of fighting were done at Sumy and Kharkov. I think now an operational pause is going on.
Now on this livemap I see many air raid sirens going off in western Ukraine. Not sure why.

Here's a handy informational from Al Jazeera.
It shows who will suck the most in the EU, since official policy now seem to turning to give up Russian fossil fuels and replace them with... energy grass? I dunno, something oil from US companies, or oil from companies owned by US companies or something.
Also this don't seem to show the gas situation, gas as natural gas, not benzine/gasoline/diesel or what USians calls gas.
Anyway several EU countries have reasons to veto embargo on fossil fuels as weapon against Russia:
- Latvia
- Northern Hungary
- Finland
- Hungary
- Lithuania
- Bulgaria

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Bernd 06/28/2022 (Tue) 19:56:47 [Preview] No.48090 del
>>47999
What news we get? Fresh article from today:
https://index.hu/kulfold/2022/06/28/joe-biden-ukrajna-haboru-teruletek-veszteseg-ketelkedik/
>a donbászi előrenyomulást megakadályozni akaró küzdelemben elképesztő csapatveszteséget szenvedett el, amely akár 100 katonát is jelent naponta.
In English:
>in the struggle aiming to prevent the advance in Donbas, she [Ukraine] suffered unbelievable losses, which can mean even 100 soldiers a day
100. Rosy.


Bernd 06/28/2022 (Tue) 21:44:48 [Preview] No.48091 del
>>48072
>Germany doesn't really have any interests outside of profit making
Naive. As was said before, EU seems headed towards becoming a superstate, and everyone knows that within Europe Germany tends to dominate EU policy.
Some people in German govt (who knows what fraction) likely see the current NATO/EU battle over the Ukraine similarly, from a strategic PoV, as Drang nach Osten and Generalplan Ost, though tactically the methods are those learned from the master: cultivate co-optible "democratic" vassals, and in the darkness bind them ;-).
>opposing Russia.
Germany and Russia are in fact naturally complementary trade partners. Part of usa's mission in europe is to prevent cooperation between those two. Why do you think they hate NordStream2 so much? This anglo view of "Great game" was already so during the period of monarchies and the British Empire
>So I don't know how much they would push against Washington anyway.
Germans have been thoroughly culturally colonised. But I'm sure enough of them realise they are effectively a colony and remember (in their blood) that they weren't always so. It may be quite long-term but: eu on a path to superstate; germany dominant in eu; at least a chance of a progressively looser yank yoke; no empire is forever (fingers crossed). You can connect the dots.
>but they also do often oppose what the US does anyway.
Not really anymore. Already under Chirac it became much more pliant to US interests (although at least he did oppose the invasion of Iraq), but since Sarkozy (who "returned" France to Nato, although there was never a real departure due to legal entanglements) France is not too far from a common vassal. It would probably be one if not for its own nuclear deterrent and its military-industrial capability. Apart from being given a pass wrt to the overseas territories, France is often treated not much better than a designated "enemy" of the empire and she just lowers her gaze and swallows her pride. De Gaulle is sorely missed. See for example the numerous cases of us law applied extraterritorially for the benefit of us companies, in detriment of french ones. You have, for example, pretty much Huawei-tier economic-war cases like the one against Alstom, complete with the kidnapping of persons of interest (Meng Wanzhou in Huawei, Frederic Pierucci in Alstom; the case of Meng Wanzhou is even more illustrative because she wasn't even detained in the USA but in Canada, on the orders of the US justice ministry), and many others like the one against BNP Paribas, or Technip, or Société Générale, etc. The torn submarines deal is one more in a long series. They do the same to others too, e.g. Toshiba in Japan some decades ago
The USA basically believes it has the "manifest destiny" to rule the world (to "save" the world), so it arrogates to itself the application of its domestic law everywhere it pleases, for its own benefit, in pursue of its own interests. And if you don't like it you are branded a "threat" to the "rules-based world order" or to the "international community" and so on

>>48080
>They picked the military standpoint over the propaganda. They must have decided the trade off doesn't worth it.
Well, not quite, because it's been nearly 3 weeks since the initial call for withdrawal came, and since then they have been choosing the political/propaganda standpoint, and paying for it in 1000s of losses. Actually, it is not just due to propaganda for the clown of kiev, it is part of the deliberate strategy, probably urged by london or washington (I read about a uk suit saying they were focusing ukie training on urban warfare), to ensure that the cities and industrial assets in the territories lost are sufficiently destroyed that they won't be profitable for the LDNR or Russia for a long time. Mariupol, Azovstal, Severodonetsk (less so), Azot, now the refinery in Lisichansk, etc. Grozny again and again. I have said this obvious thing since the beginning


Bernd 06/28/2022 (Tue) 23:15:55 [Preview] No.48092 del
>>48090
Yeah, it was "up to 1000 per day" here >>47999, 10 days ago. Who knows. It's is odd for them to admit bad news. Maybe they switched strategy: inflate the losses, appear more miserable, more pitiable, a more efficient beggar? Doubtful
Stupid ukies are not fighting for their interests, specially the eastern ukies and zacarpathians. They are just inflicting as much damage as possible to the rus to benefit nato/eu while paying with their lives
But, on the other hand, stupid ruskies keep taking this bait. I don't think it's a good tradeoff for them either. Yet the kremlin has so far been quite averse to escalating to proper full war. I think it's a mistake. I believe time is not on their side: the ticking clock of nato and co. is inflation and energy issues (being very wealthy, but perhaps more sensitive to reduced QoL), the ticking clock for rus is inflation and supply issues (being poorer, but perhaps somewhat more resilient to reduced QoL) plus the reconstruction of the ukr army. This is probably the most direct among the many indirect/proxy wars that Us/Nato has waged. Unending supply of weapons; ukr troops trained on Nato soil; 7th (8th?) batch of anti-russian economic war; CIA agents and NAtO commanders in ukr soil managing surveillance/intelligence for the frontlines (NYT); Liverwurst on behalf on "G7" (or NATO/"international community" is all nearly the same) just yesterday vowing "unlimited support" for kiev. USA has put in motion for ukr the same "lend & lease" program it used in ww2, and it and its allies/vassals have a much greater military-industrial capacity. Turning this into another afghanistan tar pit has been a goal for washington since the beginning. The kremlin's refusal to escalate is making it more likely. As I said before, I believe at this rate russia will not only "lose" kiev but also the rest of historically-russian novorossiya

>>48087
I understand that they may be in a shit position but I'm sure they can do better than allow themselves to be disposably used not just against russia, but also against western europe (every time there's reservation in WE about sacrificing the national economies for the sake of usa's geopolitical goals, the first ones to scurry to the side of the master and chide europe are the baltoids and poland). Or even drag us to nuclear conflict just to stoke their their petty historical or ethnic hatreds, example:
>Apparently eu will be reconsidering this (>>48071)
There is word from eu apparatchiks that they are drafting a resolution that would prevent the means of economic warfare adopted by eu to be used for blockades, thus ensuring transit of banned products "from russia to russia". Lithuanian suits were very quick to state that they would veto such a resolution (Lol). Just in case anyone forgot, there is currently no embassy-level diplomacy between russia and lithuania because the latter expelled the rus ambassador from vilnius and recalled its own from moscow (I know latvia did the same, wouldn't be surprised if estonia too). And then people wonder how in the world it was possible that europe wandered, seemingly blindly, into WW1
Such small countries are a pain. Maybe they shouldn't exist (though Zhirinovsky's suggestion might be a tad too harsh ;-). Or maybe major countries should just stop treating them as if their opinions mattered as much as everyone else's. Maybe the major countries should be more responsible than granting an "article 5" nuclear trip wire to such foolhardy microcountries. In fact, why the fug are the baltoids in Nato?? What do they contribute? Nothing except risk and liability! What kind of security treaty is that which expands to DECREASE security rather than increase it? The only reason they are in nato is because usa, sitting safely a continent away, protected by giant oceans and unthreatened by neighbours, can use them to provoke and undermine its designated adversaries (russia in this case). Same story with the georgia and ukraine, of course. France, Germany and other members are guilty too for being just too damn supine


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I liek this duality rhetoric. Ukraine only uses defensive weapons and Westerners only send them defensive weapons, but when it comes to America's mass shooting problem media writes and politicians talk about assault "weapons".

>>48088
I think if the Ukrainian army could muster a diversionary attack, and engage Russian forces and artillery, they also could launch an attack from the inside and force themselves through the gap.
The problem would be: even by the liveuamap, which is obviously biased towards Ukraine, they can't muster anything. They aren't lazy to display the tiniest counterattack, and these are very rare occasions.


Bernd 06/29/2022 (Wed) 11:28:07 [Preview] No.48103 del
>>48092
>Yeah, it was "up to 1000 per day" here >>47999, 10 days ago. Who knows. It's is odd for them to admit bad news. Maybe they switched strategy: inflate the losses, appear more miserable, more pitiable, a more efficient beggar? Doubtful
I'm pretty sure that particular site works with the number Zelensky said on June 1 and never heard about the second numbers. Or they just ignored because prefer not to give real bad news.



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KC/int/ Minecraft Server Bernd 07/27/2021 (Tue) 03:50:48 [Preview] No. 44570 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Let's play some Minecraft on our /int/ server:
hub.dev-urandom.eu:25565 (version: 1.16.5)

Wiki with more information: http://dev-urandom.eu/
Overview map: dev-urandom.eu:8123
IRC: irc.dev-urandom.eu - channels: #chat (ingame chat), #int
Pirate-friendly client: https://tlauncher.org/en/

Basic commands:
/spawn - Teleports you to the spawn.
/home - Teleports you to your home (set with /sethome or by sleeping in a bed like a fag).
/lb tb - Provides a melonblock that can show block changes.


Don't grief and don't be an asshole (obviously). Basically, you can build anywhere, although there are some limitations. There is enough space for everyone! You can make your clan and engage in Nation Autism. Don't get discouraged by the autism of the server, things will get easier for you later. Also, mods, admins and other players may help you.

tl;dr:

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Bernd 12/04/2021 (Sat) 07:42:24 [Preview] No.45758 del
map expanded to [-3300,-3300]x[3300,3300], update to 1.18 will be done when plugins update and its stable enough (to generate new chunks below current height limit)


Bernd 01/18/2022 (Tue) 10:31:24 [Preview] No.46145 del
Server updated to 1.18.1 and expanded to [4500,-4500]x [4500,-4500]!


Bernd 06/19/2022 (Sun) 19:50:37 [Preview] No.48030 del
Server updated to 1.18.2!


Bernd 06/29/2022 (Wed) 05:14:17 [Preview] No.48095 del
>>48030
Thanks for the notice



Lets have a weather thread Bernd 04/03/2019 (Wed) 15:16:18 [Preview] No. 24257 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Starting it off with some recent evens

https://youtube.com/watch?v=pa9Yk1YadkU [Embed]
Flooding in Nebraska and Iowa, USA (March 15, 2019)

https://youtube.com/watch?v=YT3XsHAIl5U [Embed]
Crazy flooding in Shiraz, Iran (March 25, 2019)

Lots of flooding in agricultural states in usa wonder if it will affect the food prices
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Bernd 06/12/2022 (Sun) 22:04:23 [Preview] No.47887 del
>>47881
>How is the springs and autumns
Well we're technically in autumn right now, they're cold.
Spring is OK, I have no issue with it. For me the best sweet spot is between 12 and 25ºC
>>47879
>By the way, I miss you.
That's massively cute :DD
>What happened to your plans for becoming a construction worker?
Well, loads of things happened, but in short I realized I was schizo and the things I was believing in would lead to my demise.
So I decided to stop believing on stupid things that don't really have any power on me and decided to go to college instead.
Doing a career on programming, working with ASP.NET and SQL Server. I like it but this week is fairly busy with a lot of exams especially tomorrow, that being said my confidence and my worries are balanced so I can't say it will be piss easy but neither that I didn't study or did shit


Bernd 06/13/2022 (Mon) 13:35:13 [Preview] No.47901 del
>>47887
We are in June deep, so I'd call this uh winter on the southern hemisphere.
>decided to go to college instead.
Good for you.
>Doing a career on programming, working with ASP.NET and SQL Server.
Codegarch.
Good luck with the exams.


Bernd 06/27/2022 (Mon) 09:08:39 [Preview] No.48077 del
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More than +30 three days in a row. It is horrible.


Bernd 06/27/2022 (Mon) 09:34:34 [Preview] No.48079 del
>>48077
We have that since liek for a while now. This week we're expecting 35+ continuously.
Doing some work with concrete. Straightening posts for grapes, they have concrete ballasts/foundation, have to dig and pull out, and pour more concrete to the widened hole in the ground. It's small amount relatively (liek 30-40 kilos) so I mix it by hand in a bucket (yeah I could use a wheelbarrow as a mixing tub). I don't need to add water since enough sweat falls into the mix as I stoop above the bucket...


Bernd 06/29/2022 (Wed) 05:11:27 [Preview] No.48094 del
>>48077
I hate summer so much. It's unreal.



Movies & TV-shows Bernd 06/25/2021 (Fri) 08:20:47 [Preview] No. 44206 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Previous one is autosäging.

Wanna watch The Longest Yard, the original Burt Reynolds movie.
I only see two remakes, the Mean Machine with Vinnie Jones, and the Adam Sandler comedy from 2005. Probably the only good Adam Sandler movie. It's greatest selling point is the catchy tunes played in the background and the supporting cast. Judging by the screenshots it follows the original story quite tightly. The Mean Machine is adapted to the circumstances of a Bri'is prison and normal football. It was entertaining too.
One more remake was made, and Egyptian one: Captain Masr in 2015. Not sure if it's available anywhere, or has any English dubs or subs. Also features normal football.
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Bernd Board volunteer 06/03/2022 (Fri) 19:22:34 [Preview] No.47773 del
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Torrente tomorrow. At 11 and 22 CET.
This one I would think align well with general imageboard type of sense of humour.


Bernd 06/04/2022 (Sat) 20:25:46 [Preview] No.47780 del
Watching this >>47773 movie now, Bernd.


Bernd 06/27/2022 (Mon) 17:10:42 [Preview] No.48082 del
>>48081
Awesome. Thanks.


Dutch bernd Bernd 06/29/2022 (Wed) 05:11:01 [Preview] No.48093 del
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>>48081
>>48081
Thanks fam



Politics Serious Discussion - Getting out edition Bernd 04/24/2020 (Fri) 17:54:06 [Preview] No. 36217 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Justice Minister Moro resigned. He is immensely popular and was doing a good job. There have been high-profile arrests and in 2019 the number of murders dropped by 10 thousand compared to the previous year, a decrease of a fifth. This is a result of many factors: in the Northeast cooperation among cartels reduced violence, but the reduction happpened in other states. Legislation wasn't a factor as there was next to no real change in this regard. He retains much prestige despite the scandal with his leaks, eternal hate from the left due to being Lula's nemesis and repeated disempowerment of the anti-corruption struggle by Congress and the Supreme Court.
What caused this was Bolsonaro's elimination of Federal Police director Maurício Valeixo, who had been picked by Moro. In his final address he noted that:
-There was no legitimate reason for this as he had been effective in his post
-This was a violation of the promise Bolsonaro made upon naming him Minister, that he'd have freedom to handle subordinates
-Bolsonaro also intends to replace a subordinate of the director, the Rio de Janeiro superintendent, and possibly other superintendents, which goes against his spirit of giving autonomy to subordinates
-A replacement now would create confusion and harm the Federal Police's functioning
-Bolsonaro personally told him this was a political choice

Why political? He did not say this straight, but what everyone says is that it was to protect Bolsonaro's sons from investigation, and hence why the Rio de Janeiro superintendent is also involved. Their corruption accusations are petty for Brazilian standards but what's bigger are accusations they might be tied to militias. As always Bolsonaro's sons are his priority. This behavior doesn't come out of nowhere as he has few contacts in Brasília, having lived his career in the sidelines, and many reasons to be distrustful. Moro isn't someone he has a reason to distrust but his sons still came first.
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Bernd 06/21/2022 (Tue) 11:24:06 [Preview] No.48045 del
Israel...
>the government will disband, and the country will hold elections for the fifth time in three years.
https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2022/6/21/on-the-way-out-why-is-israels-government-about-to-fall
>With a razor-thin parliamentary majority and divisions on major policy issues such as Palestinian statehood, Israel’s occupation of the West Bank, and issues concerning religion and the state, the alliance began to fracture when a handful of members defected.
Well, Haaretz is paywalling the articles, so:
https://www.jpost.com/breaking-news/article-709909
>inability to pass the Judea and Samaria emergency bill, which is composed of temporary injunctions applying Israeli law to Jews in the West Bank.
Since they occupied the West Bank, it was only sources of problems. I don't believe they couldn't solve it, in whatever way, if there was a will. I assume it's better having problems with that, instead from other sources.


Bernd 06/21/2022 (Tue) 23:59:25 [Preview] No.48049 del
>>48045
Two Jews, three opinions.


Bernd 06/22/2022 (Wed) 08:01:12 [Preview] No.48052 del
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>>48049
At minimum.

I looked up the governments of Israel because I was curious how frequently it changed hands. I have to look further to see how many elections they had, how many govts failed before their mandate run out. Also it seem customary to "time share" the office of the PM, between coalition partners.
Anyway.

1948-1977 Mapai (till '68, then) Labor, 29 years
1977-1984 Herut (till '88, then) Likud, 7 years
1984-1986 Labor, 2 years
1986-1992 Likud, 6 years
1992-1996 Labor, 1 years
1996-1999 Likud, 3 years
1999-2001 Labor, 2 years
2001-2005 Likud, 4 years
2005-2009 Kadima, 4 years
2009-2021 Likud, 12 years

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The Patriot Dilemma Bernd 06/24/2022 (Fri) 10:47:19 [Preview] No.48065 del
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I'm thinking about a thing that I might call The Patriot Dilemma. It's important to note it's not The Patriot's Dilemma, because it can concerns citizens of a country, regardless of their patriotic feelings, they might not have any, or they can be nationalists, which is different than simple patriotism. I wouldn't call this a Citizen's Dilemma either because it sounds too generic, and the problem do related to patriotism.

Right now, I'll give a tl;dr, but the situation is more complex, with many moving parts, and probably the topic has quite a few sidetracks, which might worth to check out or might not. I'll try not to get lost in the details, and give just enough to make it clear what I want to convey (most likely still will write more than I should).
So.

Let's say a given country has a political system, most of the citizens are just fine with it, they work, live in the system, they make it work, they maintain it. Some of the citizens however think the system doesn't work for the people, or they think certain elements are needed to be changed, or the people in charge has to be switched with others. There could be legal ways to do it, those who want the change might see them as viable options, might not for whatever reasons.
The changes they want to enact however, would be aligned with the interests of foreign powers (at least one stronger power), maybe even it would be a goal of theirs too to change that.
Knowing that the changes would benefit an outside force, should those citizens act on their beliefs? Should they seek foreign support for their cause? Should they accept foreign support without asking it? Would they know if their comrades in arms act on foreign influence? Should the preservation of current system and sovereignty matters more than their belief that they have the right opinion about the country's system and future? Should they continue to participate in a system they deem bad/corrupt/broken/etc?
What if the present regime also serves a foreign interest (to a varying level)? What if a foreign power was active participants in the formation of the current system?

I hope Bernd sees what I'm driving at, and could come up with real life examples the situation can occur.
I might refine the description, might not. I think it's adequate to start out.
I'm also curious if any professionals, politologists, historians thought about this.
I need better illustrations.


Bernd 06/27/2022 (Mon) 20:27:18 [Preview] No.48084 del
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>>48065
>Knowing that the changes would benefit an outside force, should those citizens act on their beliefs? Should they seek foreign support for their cause? Should they accept foreign support without asking it?

It depends on their cause. Avoiding change just because foreign power wants it looks similar to stop washing hands because bad people often do it too. Citizen must try to analyze why foreign power wants this change and think about consequences. Maybe it is benevolent change.

>Should the preservation of current system and sovereignty matters

Without specific details it is too broad question. Change in favor of foreign power doesn't always mean losing sovereignty. System may use this argument to preserve itself, but system isn't neutral about that matter.

There is another thing: in modern world local government, even not influenced by outsiders (let's imagine that this is possible), often similarly foreign to average citizen as truly foreign government. Although it happened in past too, like in Western European feudal times, when average peasant didn't see much difference between different lords, because they always want to extort peasant's good and nothing more. So original question also has another aspect: do current system really represents these citizens? The less it represents them, the easier is the answer.