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BONG thread Bernd 01/22/2019 (Tue) 18:49:28 [Preview] No. 22620 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
It was a long time ago when this thread was alive, and decided finally to upload the whole thing again. Let's start with the template and the original for historical purposes: it was created by a French Bernd in the late summer of 2016, then I'll dump the whole thin in alphabetical order.
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Bernd 08/16/2021 (Mon) 12:59:27 [Preview] No.44757 del
Something like this.


Bernd 08/16/2021 (Mon) 16:27:15 [Preview] No.44759 del
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Figured out how to add clouds. Changed the optics, the focal length from 50 mm to 40. Also set GPU rendering previously.


Dutch bernd Bernd 08/17/2021 (Tue) 04:41:59 [Preview] No.44761 del
>>44759
That one looks good for a wallpaper tbh


Maybe a photo collage would be better for all of your 3D drafts though


Bernd 08/17/2021 (Tue) 11:31:26 [Preview] No.44773 del
>>44761
I thought about opening a new thread to not pollute this one, and because it seems I'll continue for a while.


Bernd 08/21/2021 (Sat) 20:32:12 [Preview] No.44816 del
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Finally let's take a look at the contents of the chest.
Besides the haplogroup map, it holds some gold, ö bottle of beer ö day, a sword, and a real pirate hat! This must be a pirate treasure! What an unexpected turn of events!
That key is revolting.

I might fuck around with that bottle more. I'm not sure if I tuned the material well. We'll see how it looks outside of the chest somewhere well lit.
The copper and the gold has some weird reflections, maybe I should tune down the glossyness.
And I really should open a thread for this.



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Bernd 07/20/2021 (Tue) 02:26:26 [Preview] No. 44478 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Hows your garden going /kc/? Mine is doing well.
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Bernd 07/27/2021 (Tue) 18:24:58 [Preview] No.44580 del
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>>44479
>1. We have an outdoor thread for gardening
Fugg shoulda lurged more

>>44558
>I never looked up how it grows
First time ive grown one. Its almost a year old, getting pretty close to full maturity I think. Im going to start some from seed this fall. Im pretty sure they are related to cabbage. They seem to grow similarly.

>>44578
House plants? I have a few too. Im enjoying growing vegetables more though. I have a bunch of cacti as well

Heres my jalepenos in first pic.
Second pic is habaneros in front, Jalepeno in the back.
Tomato and Brussels in the third.


Bernd 07/27/2021 (Tue) 19:11:59 [Preview] No.44582 del
>>44578
Well some thread refreshment could prove advantageous. We're getting stale, I see it. But it's just too few of us.

>>44580
>Fugg shoulda lurged more
Don't mind it.
>they are related to cabbage.
Yes, seems likely.

Good pics. You might wanna lower the resolution maybe.

Out tomatos starting to ripen. They'll be delicious.


Bernd 07/30/2021 (Fri) 20:52:01 [Preview] No.44607 del
>>44478
>>44580

Why do you grow plants in pots, not in open ground? You move them around?


Bernd 07/31/2021 (Sat) 13:57:15 [Preview] No.44637 del
>>44607
Check the "make the mlb thread" thread on sportschan/kc.


Bernd 08/02/2021 (Mon) 03:27:51 [Preview] No.44648 del
>>44478
The most baguette thread I saw in weeks



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Bernd 11/16/2019 (Sat) 19:54:37 [Preview] No. 32287 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
I think the Irish are good people.

Let's have a pro-Ireland thread /kc/.

Say something nice about Ireland. Share some nice stories about visiting or meeting Irish people. Share Irish recipes ITT if you want
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Bernd 12/20/2020 (Sun) 12:01:12 [Preview] No.41695 del
test


Bernd 07/24/2021 (Sat) 22:33:58 [Preview] No.44535 del
*sighs

Well bernds, I'm bumping my lil thread >>32287 up again to, sadly, inform you about my encounter with Irish "people". They were around me for only a little while (they had to leave) but it feels like I've known them a lifetime. The 5-10 Irish I've met were superbly rude and dumb. They just lived like such disgusting slobs and would always get into fights with people over absolutely every lil thing. They kept an extremely butthurt aura around them and would also keep a similar expression in their faces the entire time I knew them. Just announcing to the world that they're just unpleasant to be around. And other people I've know have also had the same issues tbh. It is not an isolated experience.

As far as their women go >>41196
The one Irish women I knew recently was a complete drunk. She would always be getting wasted and acting like such a sad slob. It was disgusting to look at. ngl she had a like a factory of alcohol around her all the time and would always drink herself silly. Liek, how do you even drink that much and so frequently? She had wayyy too many problems and was super scatterbrained. Always forgetting about things or showing up raly late to things tbh. The other Irish women were mega bitches and would act cold to practically everyone around them.

And I saw someone on /kc/ a lil while ago asking how it would feel like to be with a Ginger women. Liek, all women are the same for the most part. Gingers (Not Viking Redhaired women tbh) are actually kinda worse IMHO. A lot of attitude and a heap of personal issues. Blondes are better tbh. Well, any women at this point.


Bernd 07/24/2021 (Sat) 22:35:30 [Preview] No.44536 del
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I guess the entire moral of my lil story is this: be careful what you wish for. You may end up getting it. Along with all of the side effects of your choice

Maybe I should give Scottish or Welsh people a look into. They're probably a lil nicer


Bernd 07/25/2021 (Sun) 08:25:21 [Preview] No.44545 del
>>44535
Tough experiences, must have been discouraging.
There are other Irish people, who have to be different. But stereotypes have basis, something must be behind the drunkard quarreler one too.

>>44536
>Scottish
I dunno. They say something about that in Trainspotting, no?
Although I think these days the English consider Scotts kinda chill.


Bernd 07/30/2021 (Fri) 22:15:29 [Preview] No.44616 del
>>44545
>Tough experiences, must have been discouraging.

Yes. It really was

>Although I think these days the English consider Scotts kinda chill.
Maybe. I'll have to see it first hand before making an opinion

>There are other Irish people, who have to be different. But stereotypes have basis, something must be behind the drunkard quarreler one too.

I think I've had enough experiences with Irish "people" at this point. Sorry to disagree with you on that one



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Syria thread - Erdoğan edition Bernd 10/24/2019 (Thu) 01:43:41 [Preview] No. 30865 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Erdogan has met Putin and ironed out the partition of northeastern Syria. He gets to keep everything he conquered and the rest stays with Assad. YPG retreats from a 30km strip along the border, leaving the bulk of Kurdish-populated areas. Russo-Turkish patrols guard the safe zone. The deal shows two things:
By inviting Assad the SDF have completely relinquished their sovereignty. This was why they were so relutanct to receive aid during Olive Branch. As long as Erdogan maintains good relations with Assad and Putin, YPG will no longer bother him. If, however, relations sour then he can even expect a repeat of the 90s, when Hafez sheltered Ocalan and allowed PKK to use Syria as its base of operations.
The deal was discussed with Putin, not Assad. It's also clear who calls the shots.

For locals conquered by Peace Spring, the problem is not Turkey itself but its Syrian rebel puppets, who are thugs and mistreat the population, as has already been the case in Afrin. For the war as a whole, peace is now closer. Once Idlib is sorted out, a simple deal with Turkey can grant Assad the whole country except for al-Tanf.
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Bernd 07/27/2021 (Tue) 21:30:45 [Preview] No.44586 del
>>44577
I was also in Tunisia not that long before, in 2009. Dad asked about it as well and got similar answer – that people might be frustrated by it, but the good side is that the country is stable and that they don't have groups kidnapping tourists or stuff.


Bernd 07/28/2021 (Wed) 00:25:35 [Preview] No.44588 del
>>44577
>>44581
Not every country can afford to have demoracy. Security first demoracy later, otherwise you get arab spring.

To get demoracy you need to have independent educated middle class otherwise you will get at best tyranny of majority. The countries are forced to have democracy not because people reached a conclusion it's because USA tyrantly forces it and benefits from corrupt, sell out governments not to mention US defition is demoracy is more or less related with their ability of enforcing their financial and media power.


Bernd 07/28/2021 (Wed) 07:36:24 [Preview] No.44589 del
Reached bump limit within this thread. New Syria/third world conflict thread is needed.

>>44586
>the country is stable and that they don't have groups kidnapping tourists or stuff.
Now they have the reverse.

>>44588
>US defition is demoracy
Something similar came to mind as I read your post. The definition of democracy, how it is interpreted, and everyone (well, the West) is trying to make their definition exclusive.
For example the system Gaddhafi created, the Jamahiriya, was highly decentralized with opportunities for the populace to get involved in politics directly. It is criticized however because he implemented redundancies which allowed him influence making him a de facto leader without being one in name. I have no information how well or bad the system actually worked, but Lybia - thanks to the oil - was wealthy country, with some level of comfort.


Bernd 07/29/2021 (Thu) 18:19:38 [Preview] No.44601 del
Too many refugees for feeble amount of Merkel bribes. Even the Afgans are coming, we can't handle it anymore, your shitty is about to trigger a civil war and they are as guilty as Erdoğan. We host more than %50 of worldd refugees it will eventually bite Europe bad. When shit hits the fan blame your politicians for buying out erdoğan instead of encouraging their permanent return in syria, which doesnt happen as EU is supportive of YPG/PKK's ethnic cleansing in favor of kurds, so we can resettle arabs without hitting kurds but if we do that it's anudda genocide, that's what your unbiased media says.


Dutch bernd Bernd 07/30/2021 (Fri) 22:19:05 [Preview] No.44617 del
>>44601
...maybe look into moving if things get bad enough Turkeybernd?



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Kc bookclub oh yeah Bernd 10/08/2020 (Thu) 17:45:51 [Preview] No. 40482 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
What are you reading bernd?

What books are my fine bernds recommending?

I am currently reading Frankenstein by Mary Shelley. Its a ok book even though its written by a woman oh snap.
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Bernd 07/24/2021 (Sat) 19:08:49 [Preview] No.44525 del
>>44524
>I wonder if Attila is pure blooded ugoric name.
For the origin of the name usually two views are noted. One it's Germanic origin, from Gothic Atta = father. The other is the Etele/Itil/Etil, which is one of the big rivers in Southern Russia, usually the Volga I think, but maybe the Don (one of the Dons, we went through that topic somewhere else on this board).
One thing what they never consider that maybe Atta is father in Gothic, but atya is father in Hungarian as well (which is an ancient Uralic word, most likely in ata form, perhaps even the name of the river comes from this).


Bernd 07/24/2021 (Sat) 20:49:04 [Preview] No.44526 del
>>44525
Ata means father in Turkish.

>Etele/Itil/Etil
Yeah, in Turkish we call him Atilla, not Attila. Which is closer to Etilli, İtilli etc. Which means from Etil (volga). It is most likely not his real name, rather his cognomen.

Maybe Uralic ata and Turkic one is unrelated, maybe coincidence or.. Atilla is meant to be perfect case for Uralic-Altai language group thesis. it's a mystery


Bernd 07/25/2021 (Sun) 07:52:35 [Preview] No.44539 del
>>44526
>Ata means father in Turkish.
Oh yes I forgot.
Hence one hypothesis says it's German in origin, and the other Turkish.
Maybe he was born at the Volga. We don't know the extent of the Hun Empire towards the East (they usually just draw the line at the Volga, but the only thing we actually know they crossed it about 370-375). And we even have less idea about it's northern borders.
It seems like Attila's palace in the Carpathian basin was a western "command post" where he directed the campaigns from (where Priscus visited him), and not his capital, which was back somewhere in the Pontic Steppes. Maybe at the Volga, the later Khazar capital.


Bernd 07/25/2021 (Sun) 11:35:03 [Preview] No.44550 del
>>40482
>What books are my fine bernds recommending?
Haven't read, but recommend.


Bernd 07/25/2021 (Sun) 16:28:50 [Preview] No.44551 del
>>44550
It's on my list for a while now, but I only saw the movie. I expect the book to be a bit different. I assume you also watched the movie, right?



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Bernd 06/13/2019 (Thu) 16:26:01 [Preview] No. 27190 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Wall papers thread?
Please post some pleasant wall papers.
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Bernd 04/26/2020 (Sun) 15:04:37 [Preview] No.36300 del
>>36297
now that I got fantasy one


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Bernd 07/20/2021 (Tue) 07:41:43 [Preview] No.44480 del
Wanted to post a couple of wpps to bump the thread, scrolled a bit in just to take a look and stopped at these: >>28057 >>28058 and my sudden impression was: those are breddy gud.


Bernd 07/24/2021 (Sat) 22:05:38 [Preview] No.44531 del
>>44480
Isn't there liek a general archive for wpp? 4ch's /b/ board used to have dozens of wpp threads


Bernd 07/25/2021 (Sun) 07:58:41 [Preview] No.44541 del
>>44531
4chan had wpp board specifically. I guess End must have one, probably full of spam and broken images, gonna check.
But then, there are online repos of wallpapers, with all kinds of filtering functionalities.



Sportschan.org 44444 GET Bernd 07/17/2021 (Sat) 18:05:33 [Preview] No. 44444 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
Claiming this GET for the caliphate
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Bernd 07/17/2021 (Sat) 21:06:07 [Preview] No.44449 del
>>44445
INCORRECT


Imam dddudeman Bernd 07/18/2021 (Sun) 23:29:42 [Preview] No.44457 del
>>44445
CR and wadina are haram, now only the only the brave soldier /sp/islam may represent Sportschan.


Bernd 07/18/2021 (Sun) 23:31:54 [Preview] No.44458 del
le wew


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Bernd 12/27/2019 (Fri) 20:25:43 [Preview] No. 33510 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
What's it like being Ukrainian?
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Bernd 01/15/2021 (Fri) 17:46:06 [Preview] No.42069 del
>>42064
Keks.
Reminding me a combination of the Japanese flag and some Soviet symbolism.
How come do you guys don't have any green in your flags?


Bernd 05/23/2021 (Sun) 15:36:00 [Preview] No.43762 del
>>33554
Most are lurking, some dudes from kropyva.ch may know about this place, considering that anons there shilled for alternatives.


Bernd 05/23/2021 (Sun) 23:31:29 [Preview] No.43764 del
>>43762
>Most are lurking,

Pls post here more. Ukrainian posts on kc are always either le funny or ebin. They also account for 90% of the OC that shows up on kc IIRC


Bernd 07/04/2021 (Sun) 04:34:45 [Preview] No.44285 del
dead board


Bernd 07/17/2021 (Sat) 17:58:29 [Preview] No.44441 del
>>44285
>ded board
Nahhh



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Bernd 07/13/2021 (Tue) 22:33:20 [Preview] No. 44404 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
post itt if youve been permabanned from kc
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Bernd 07/13/2021 (Tue) 22:37:28 [Preview] No.44408 del
>>44407
Not my problem europoors dont know sports


Bernd 07/13/2021 (Tue) 23:37:06 [Preview] No.44409 del
dont tell me what to do


Bernd 07/14/2021 (Wed) 00:30:22 [Preview] No.44410 del
>>44405
Youre that fag from Texas arent you?


Bernd 07/14/2021 (Wed) 07:08:33 [Preview] No.44411 del
>>44408
Is it baseball?


Bernd 07/14/2021 (Wed) 19:28:16 [Preview] No.44415 del
>>44411
CORRECT.



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China thread Bernd 04/19/2020 (Sun) 08:45:55 [Preview] No. 36032 [Reply] [Last 50 Posts]
I'm not an expert on China at all, so half of statements here are assumptions, but I'll try to start.

First the official story about how China became economic powerhouse and pretended to world leadership.

After Mao period with hardcore stalinism and local craziness like Cultural Revolution with destruction of everything or killing sparrows because they are pests, China was in pretty bad economical condition. Government even had no proper statistics about economics, local government official were corrupted and selfish as always, there were food shortage and overall goods deficit - typical for planned economies.

Deng Xiaoping and his political group took control of Communist party, replacing old Mao faction, and started to do economic reforms, program called "reforms and openness". First they took agricultural sector. In 1978-1984 government replaced communes and brigades in agriculture with formally private plots of lands for families and local collectives.

In all parts of economics there was process of decentralization, local management got more freedom, private-like enterprises were allowed in some form. There still was a planned process with mix of fixed and market prices, different types of control from state and other thing, but overall economy moved from planned socialism to state capitalism. Foreign investment was supported, free economic zones were created.

Economy became more market in 1990, when system slowly transformed from plan-market mix to market with heavy government control, without noticeable plan part. Even typical capitalist traits are emerged, like income inequality and liquidation of inefficient, but important factories (that is always a heavy hit to local population).

Yet growth was tremendous. China transformed from mostly agrarian state with ruined economy to industrial and scientific leader. While in 80-90s it was just an outsourcing that was loved by everyone by cheap labor and low bureaucratic restrictions, now it is independent and self-sufficient country that actually competes with "old leaders" even in innovation. And even considering income inequality and some social problems, average Chinese now lives much better than in past. It is hard to compare average numbers like GDP per capita or wage, because China is too large, but there are plenty of places where average wage is already about 1000$. Different sources say that population already have income comparable with EU periphery.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chinese_economic_reform

Actually, it would be better to see someone with Chinese background to discuss this, because China is pretty "closed" to outsiders, but has large amount of historical materials and cultural things that we don't know.
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Bernd 07/10/2021 (Sat) 12:29:11 [Preview] No.44351 del
>>44350
>The Propaganda Department of the Chinese Communist Party guarantees it's absolute lack of bias
Who doesnt?


Bernd 07/10/2021 (Sat) 12:59:58 [Preview] No.44352 del
>>44351
It's the old joke truth that something can't be biased if it's state owned.

I forgot to finish the sentence here: >>44350
>Proofs of highest
...amount commence.


Bernd 07/10/2021 (Sat) 13:31:05 [Preview] No.44353 del
>>44352
Many western think thanks and news channels are very biased despite being private owned, in fact I can't recall any unbiased one. It's just pot calling kettle black because a particular group makes their propoganda in a less obvious way which is mistaken for "totally not propoganda".


Bernd 07/10/2021 (Sat) 14:30:39 [Preview] No.44354 del
>>44352
Australia's national broadcaster is actually the least biased Australian media due to the fact that it is state run and therefore not beholden to the support of mining companies or any other company so it will even criticise the government for their close relationship with said mining companies.


Bernd 07/11/2021 (Sun) 17:51:24 [Preview] No.44363 del
Wanted to find a site dedicated to Chinese issues, but from the other side of the fence. My search was unsuccessful. However I figured, the most closely involved countries' papers must have dedicated Chinese blocks, or at least more frequently publish news about China.
Three examples.
https://www.japantimes.co.jp/
https://www.hindustantimes.com/
https://hongkongfp.com/
Beside these it would be nice to find Taiwanese and South Korean news sites in English, maybe from some other countries as well.

This one basically monitors the Chinese internet censorship:
https://en.greatfire.org/
And here's a list about the blocked websites:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_websites_blocked_in_mainland_China
Mysteriously blocking this one guy from Nepal:
https://kiranpantha.com.np/
https://blog.kiranpantha.com.np/
What's up with this?