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Post by GruesomeTwosome » June 29th, 2020, 10:13 pm

Pretentious Hipster wrote:
June 29th, 2020, 8:50 pm
Armoreska wrote:
June 29th, 2020, 7:53 pm
Pretentious Hipster wrote:
June 29th, 2020, 6:15 pm
My source of news and memes just got banned from Reddit :( gonna be less active
More info on that?
https://www.theverge.com/2020/6/29/2130 ... licy-rules
Huh, I wouldn’t have pegged you for an r/The_Donald redditor.

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So what was the bad stuff on the ChapoTrapHouse sub? I never really looked at it too closely.
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Post by Pretentious Hipster » June 30th, 2020, 12:21 am

GruesomeTwosome wrote:
June 29th, 2020, 10:13 pm
Pretentious Hipster wrote:
June 29th, 2020, 8:50 pm
Armoreska wrote:
June 29th, 2020, 7:53 pm

More info on that?
https://www.theverge.com/2020/6/29/2130 ... licy-rules
Huh, I wouldn’t have pegged you for an r/The_Donald redditor.

:sarcasm:


So what was the bad stuff on the ChapoTrapHouse sub? I never really looked at it too closely.
A lot of stalinists and Maoists that advocated for either gulag or the deaths of landlords and billionaires.


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Post by Dolwphin » June 30th, 2020, 10:50 pm

LOL

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Post by sebby » July 1st, 2020, 7:00 am

I love it, if only for the racist feathers that will be ruffled.


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Post by Pretentious Hipster » July 2nd, 2020, 10:57 pm

Onderhond wrote:
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Apart from the speech codes. I think that's where much of the "extreme" left gets its bad name from.
Thought of you when I saw this. Old but I just found out about it now: https://www.dexerto.com/entertainment/s ... st-1297957

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Post by Pretentious Hipster » July 3rd, 2020, 3:32 pm

I thought she was hot when I saw this pic of her tbh https://www.twincities.com/wp-content/u ... TELLA.jpeg but then I saw this video and all those lustful feelings are gone. I don't think I've seen anyone that looks so "off" and so dumb in a long time. Are trump fans really like this? I would have loved to see her debate against Ilhan Omar, but she ended up running away from the state after stealing $2000 worth of items during a shoplifting spree. America is so surreal



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Post by AdamH » July 5th, 2020, 12:47 pm

Trump's 4th July comments leave me speechless. I know I shouldn't be surprised by anything he says by now. What a complete embarrassment he is for the US.

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Post by Dolwphin » July 5th, 2020, 3:22 pm

I heard Kanye is for good abstractions and against bad abstractions just as the Democratic party. Also he is BLACK. What more do people demand?
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Post by Armoreska » July 6th, 2020, 11:55 am

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Post by Kublai Khan » July 7th, 2020, 7:08 am

There's a coin shortage in the US.

Apparently because of Covid? I can't seem to follow this.
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Post by 3eyes » July 9th, 2020, 11:13 am

Well, people hoard all those coins they get from junk mail (March of Dimes, etc) in case they ATMs aren't open.
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Post by GruesomeTwosome » July 9th, 2020, 12:31 pm

Kublai Khan wrote:
July 7th, 2020, 7:08 am
There's a coin shortage in the US.

Apparently because of Covid? I can't seem to follow this.
I would assume the shortage is due to a major decrease in the regular circulation of coins in everyday transactions, for two main reasons: a lot of businesses that would normally be exchanging coins were closed for a significant period during the lockdown, and for businesses that WERE open, the physical exchange of coins (as well as cash) was discouraged in favor of contactless payment (debit/credit cards), for obvious COVID-related reasons. So, yeah, a ton of people just hanging onto coins at home, not being used.
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Post by Dolwphin » Yesterday, 6:15 pm

Advocating for free speech and open debate is menacing. Cancel culture doesn't exist. If you share research about the utility of non-violence you must be held accountable. Racism is psychological/individual flaws; the cure is corporate racial sensitivity training seminars that fosters white racial consciousness. Increases in Covid-19 is due to churches re-opening and have nothing to do with protests. Sorry I don´t make the rules!
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Post by Dolwphin » Yesterday, 6:30 pm

This is the type of insightful analysis you can only get on Twitter. Amazing!

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Post by Kublai Khan » Today, 5:45 am

GruesomeTwosome wrote:
July 9th, 2020, 12:31 pm
Kublai Khan wrote:
July 7th, 2020, 7:08 am
There's a coin shortage in the US.

Apparently because of Covid? I can't seem to follow this.
I would assume the shortage is due to a major decrease in the regular circulation of coins in everyday transactions, for two main reasons: a lot of businesses that would normally be exchanging coins were closed for a significant period during the lockdown, and for businesses that WERE open, the physical exchange of coins (as well as cash) was discouraged in favor of contactless payment (debit/credit cards), for obvious COVID-related reasons. So, yeah, a ton of people just hanging onto coins at home, not being used.
Yeah, that makes sense. Just a weird side effect.

I've also noticed that in addition to meat being more expensive, there's been a lot of missing brands as American factories have had to shut down or lower production.

I even saw Mars bars in a display in a 7-11. Which I interpreted as Americans needing new product to fill shelf space. (Not that I mind, I love Mars bars. :woot: )
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