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Re: Things that made you go "WTF?" today o_O
« Reply #145770 on: July 06, 2019, 10:45:05 pm »

plenty of foreigners consider the flag a symbol of corruption, materialism, ham-fisted imperialism, and general ignorance.  I mean racism isnt too far off the mark, considering how much press race relations get here.

... Itís literally just the US flag before there were more than 13 states. I donít understand how that follows.

If anything, the current flag with its 50 stars is a symbol of imperialism.
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« Reply #145771 on: July 06, 2019, 11:45:43 pm »

Pretty sure Pisskop was referring to the current flag.

Ďtis the problem with symbols: the same symbol can mean different things to different people, and those meanings change over time.
Just look at what they did to poor old rainbows!  :'(   
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« Reply #145772 on: July 06, 2019, 11:56:55 pm »

Feels like everything old is awful and offensive for some reason or another.  Or they diddled someone.
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« Reply #145773 on: July 07, 2019, 12:08:30 am »

I was gonna say it would be hilarious if the OG 'Murican flag suddenly became known as a "racist symbol", same as the confederate flag... but then I realised plenty of lefties probably consider the modern-day US flag to be such a thing already. *shrug*   


Edit: speaking of flags, @Tack have you heard/read about our old flag? Apparently it originally had a red background and looked far more badass and distinctive than the plain jane we have now. I kinda want to fly the Blood and Guts flag, haha.   

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flag_of_Australia You mean the one currently used for merchant vessels? Thatís the only one on the page with a red background.
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« Reply #145774 on: July 07, 2019, 12:10:06 am »

Unrelated, but I always have a devil of a time trying to decide how to respond to compliments. Argh.

Fakeedit: yes, the Red Ensign. Apparently it used to be used more widely by civilians in general. I think it looks wicked cool.
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« Reply #145775 on: July 07, 2019, 12:45:40 am »

I'm currently on ⅓ of the normal dose of my stimulants, and I have no clue what I'm feeling now. It's probably paranoia, but it's too weak to say much about it.
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Re: Things that made you go "WTF?" today o_O
« Reply #145776 on: July 07, 2019, 12:58:36 am »

Tired.

How much do you usually take, and for how long have you been taking them?

Also, what stimulants, if you donít mind me asking?
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« Reply #145777 on: July 07, 2019, 01:27:20 am »

How much do you usually take, and for how long have you been taking them?
54 mg, which breaks down to one 18 mg pill and one 36 mg pill. My memories are unclear, but I think I've been taking these things since I was 7. Or 8. Or 9. I'm not really sure when I started.
 
Also, what stimulants, if you donít mind me asking?
Concerta.
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« Reply #145778 on: July 07, 2019, 01:29:57 am »

upon checking, I learned that peanut marzipan is the simplest shit in the universe to make.

It is literally just peanuts and sugar.


I have adapted the recipe I found slightly, so that I can use almond flour and peanut butter powder along with a few tablespoons of peanut oil. Works great in candy molds. Awesome. (I need the almond flour for the texture, since it needs to be crumbly, not "peanut butter", which is what you get when you mix powdered peanut butter and peanut oil.)


In other WTF-- when researching how to make cupcake pops... you mix frosting into cake crumbs to make the darn things. that just seems... Odd.
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« Reply #145779 on: July 07, 2019, 02:58:02 am »

My wristwatch beeped for some reason despite me not setting the alarm on.
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« Reply #145780 on: July 07, 2019, 04:43:29 am »

Was it midnight, 8am, or someother thing?
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« Reply #145781 on: July 07, 2019, 09:38:09 am »

How much do you usually take, and for how long have you been taking them?
54 mg, which breaks down to one 18 mg pill and one 36 mg pill. My memories are unclear, but I think I've been taking these things since I was 7. Or 8. Or 9. I'm not really sure when I started.
 
Also, what stimulants, if you donít mind me asking?
Concerta.

Any change in the meds is definetly going to make you feel different just because the dosage changed.
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« Reply #145782 on: July 07, 2019, 10:44:35 am »

I fucking hate Carlos Sultana, or whatever his name is.   
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« Reply #145783 on: July 07, 2019, 11:12:59 am »

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Re: Things that made you go "WTF?" today o_O
« Reply #145784 on: July 07, 2019, 02:22:42 pm »

I fucking hate Carlos Sultana, or whatever his name is.   
... Santana. The guitar guy, yeah? Is there some kind of reason for it or do you just hate that specific sort of guitar playing? Unless there's something offstage I missed with the guy to draw ire, he was generally a pretty good performer of the style he tended to play.
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