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    Decent headphones in low proce range...

    So, my old headphones have decided to give up at bad time...I'm a bit strapped for cash, so I won't be able to buy anything priced more than ~40 EUR this month. I'm looking for a decent quality...
  2. Thread: Guess where?

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    Re: Guess where?

    A wild guess with Google images has shown something like this (different angle, can't tell if it's the same) labeled as Amsheet, Lebanon.
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    Re: Is Spain basically Vietnam?

    Iberia, Germania, Afghanistan, Vietnam,...same thing all over again. Terrain that is, due to its vast expanse and/or obstacles, difficult to traverse and forage in, mobile, dispersed population with...
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    Re: The ethics of reporting a racist friend..?

    Can you prove that he actually discriminated someone?

    If not, leave it alone. Being racist is not a crime. Acting upon it is. However, his employer would probably fire him over any excuse had he...
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    Re: This forum is ripe with sin

    Remember: if you don't sin, Jesus died for nothing.
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    Good. I'm declaring an anti-avian crusade, because they keep screaming all day, and in case of some owls, even at night. I can't sleep. I expect you to join.
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    Re: Identify that Tank/Ship/Plane/Artillery etc

    It's quite hard to find a reliable image without registering to some site. This is the best I can do:
    https://i.imgur.com/qDed2yL.jpg
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    Re: Identify that Tank/Ship/Plane/Artillery etc

    Way off.
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    Re: Identify that Tank/Ship/Plane/Artillery etc

    https://i.imgur.com/HlKfadl.jpg

    Sorry about the size, it's hard to find a good image of this thing.
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    Re: Identify that Tank/Ship/Plane/Artillery etc

    I was tempted to wait and see if someone jumps on this and say Victory.

    But it's HMS San Josef. Originally a Spanish 114-gun first rate San Josť, it was captured by Nelson at battle of Cape St....
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    Re: Identify that Tank/Ship/Plane/Artillery etc

    Going to take a guess since I did not find the specific image...

    SMS Kaiser after battle of Lissa?
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    Re: The Witcher (Netflix Series)

    Not exactly true. Often, when racist, sexist and whatever elseist stereotypes are used in humorous manner, it presents a caricature of those stereotypes and call them into question. My country has...
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    Re: The Myth of Orwellian Network Propaganda

    You seem to think that being a for-profit organization somehow prevents company from political activism, look at the drivel that CNN and Fox produce every day and think again.

    Besides, political...
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    Re: The Myth of Orwellian Network Propaganda

    1. No, that is de jure vs. de facto distinction. The problem is that most countries are too slow to respond to this rapidly evolving situations and have not yet enacted any legal means to correct...
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    Re: The Witcher (Netflix Series)

    Makes sense. Vampirism is not halal.
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    Re: The Witcher (Netflix Series)

    Could be a different translation, but I vaguely remember his complexion and eyes giving people the creeps, and not only when did his enhancements show.
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    Re: The Witcher (Netflix Series)

    Compare those shots with the trailer. There are some good photography tricks with lighting, angle and focal length in play.

    What bother me a lot about casting is that the books had some important...
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    Re: The Myth of Orwellian Network Propaganda

    Unfortunately, it's not uncommon that elderly suffer from compromised reasoning. Here, the issue of some unscrupulous businessmen exploiting this became hugely medialized and eventually led to...
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    Re: The Myth of Orwellian Network Propaganda

    By the last year of elementary, children will inevitably encounter racial ideologies in history class (at least here), and, unfortunately, it's likely that by then they've already encountered some...
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    Re: The Myth of Orwellian Network Propaganda

    Racial politics and ideologies in general is definitely something that children should not be exposed sooner than last year of elementary school at earliest.

    It's funny how you totally ignored the...
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    Re: The Myth of Orwellian Network Propaganda

    Mostly advanced ideological, more messy political and those weirder parts of human sexuality that go well beyond that what they should know for healthy development. This should be gradual, rather...
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    Re: The Myth of Orwellian Network Propaganda

    Protection of minors and similar groups whose ability to make informed decisions is compromised. And in those cases, limits should be put on the topics they're exposed to, rather than specific...
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    Re: The Myth of Orwellian Network Propaganda

    And who decides which ideas are so harmful that they have to be shut down, rather than discussed? This is a slippery slope, and well used one at that. I'm a proponent of almost unrestricted free...
  24. Re: Is Monarchy inherently a part of British \ English identity?

    Dude...I am still in doubt whether you mean it or you're just trolling.

    The greatest effect of the Civil war was further erosion of the British monarch's power, which was a process which started...
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    Re: Identify that Tank/Ship/Plane/Artillery etc

    Yep. XB-38, a single B-17E converted to use Allison V-1710 engines. Not a success.

    Can't rep you right now...but it's still your turn.
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    Re: ALERT, your connection is not private!

    Certificate mess...again. It's not the first time this happened IIRC.

    But this is a forum problem, not mod problem. There is a section for that....
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    Really? It's been my impression that the British monarch's popularity is inversely proportional to the power s/he wields. Just compare, say, Charles I to Elizabeth II.
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    Re: Identify that Tank/Ship/Plane/Artillery etc

    Somehow, everyone forgot about this. Okay....since I'm sure I'm right-the image is just flipped image from wikipedia-I'll post the next.

    It's easy, so....no hints, and I want the specific model...
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    Good Omens (2019)

    I'm surprised there isn't a topic for this yet. A miniseries adaptation of an excellent novel, and definitely a must to watch.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2ZSXlNRRoGU

    Overall, I'd say 4/5....
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    Re: The Witcher (Netflix Series)

    I just hope they'll play it straight with a specific anatomical difference between elves and humans that led Ciri to discover a dark secret of Tir nŠ Lia, reinforcing the overall theme that no matter...
  31. Thread: Guess where?

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    Re: Guess where?

    Right. Out of curiosity, how'd you find it?
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    Re: Guess where?

    It's actually an outlying zoo exhibit...you can't see much of it through the treetops. Amur leopard IIRC. But you did get it pretty much right. Now, where exactly is it...a little hint, this was shot...
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    Re: The Witcher (Netflix Series)

    I suppose the first game was to scout out the possibility for a game based on Witcher books, which is why the story is so much book ripoff. Second one was pretty much just preparing the ground for...
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    Re: The Witcher (Netflix Series)

    Huh. I did not even notice a scrotum armour. Shows where some people are looking, eh? :D
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    Re: The Witcher (Netflix Series)

    My guess is Mousesack (Ermion in W3).

    Edit: could also be Duny...we know where that leads, right?
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    Re: Guess the movie from the picture!

    Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter?

    I guess, I haven't seen more than first ten minutes out of it, never got around to finish watching it.
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    One thing is sure.

    There won't be enough dakka.
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    Re: The Witcher (Netflix Series)

    I was just about to post that.

    It's interesting to look at it and compare with books to see what's recognizeable. Surprisingly, there appears to be content in trailer ranging from very first short...
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    Sticky: Re: The Chat Thread (Read OP)

    I see you missed my previous post, and the wiki link in it.
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    Sticky: Re: The Chat Thread (Read OP)

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

    Yep. It's an oversized shotgun, intended to be fired from a pintle mount on a boat.
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