[Evening] Comfy dinner talk.
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[Evening] Comfy dinner talk.
1 Name: Anonymous : 2018-09-27 21:57
Good evening, everyone.
Grab some tea or dinner and lets talk about today.
How was your day?
2 Name: Anonymous : 2018-09-30 18:31
I ended up getting drunk.
3 Name: Anonymous : 2018-10-01 05:52
I went to see a play with my partner and then had a lovely Italian pasta dinner. Afterwards we had another drink at a quaint wine cellar and then went home to play some games.
4 Name: Anonymous : 2018-10-03 18:00
5 Name: Anonymous : 2018-10-04 22:38
applied for a bunch of jobs and hung out with my friend
6 Name: Anonymous : 2018-10-08 05:26
work was. summer is swinging around again. seems like there's a lot more bird activity than usual. relaxing after dinner. niceness.
7 Name: Anonymous : 2018-10-11 18:53
it was really shitty. I tried going to some lectures, but I couldn't handle all the people and had to leave. Ended up coming home and getting drunk, amongst other things.
That said, I did go and see a live performance of Le Tombeau de Couperin, which was really nice. I found a place at the back not too close to everyone else. Was free too.
Anyway OP, why do you never talk about yourself? I feel like I'm the only one who ever spills his beans
8 Name: Anonymous : 2018-10-11 19:11
I made enchiladas. They were quite delicious.
9 Name: Anonymous : 2018-10-11 21:42
I'm getting all 4 of my wisdom teeth removed tomorrow. I'm very nervous about it.
10 Name: Anonymous : 2018-10-12 04:40
I had a couple of teeth removed when I was a little kid, but I don't remember it very well. Do they just anesthetize you and pull them out?
11 Name: Anonymous : 2018-10-12 09:38
Removing 4 wisdom teeth at once is a pretty serious intrusion so they might put him under general anesthesia, yes.>>9
I removed 3 wisdom teeth last summer by doing one every 10-14 days and it wasn't much harder than fixing cavities. Did you decide to remove them all at once by yourself?
12 Name: Anonymous : 2018-10-12 16:28
I hear removing teeth can be a lot easier now than before. Never had to remove any wisdom teeth myself, and they're all fully grown. I guess I can thank my big mouth for that.
13 Name: Anonymous : 2018-10-12 22:05
I had all of my wisdom teeth removed at once and there were no problems at all during the procedure
the only bad part was that the painkillers made me feel really weird (combination of feeling high and spaced out) and then I posted some embarrassing/weird shit on social media
14 Name: Anonymous : 2018-10-13 18:43
Learning some DIY website development stuff. It's a hard road up, but I've managed to do some nice stuff so far.
15 Name: Anonymous : 2018-10-13 19:41
What have you learned so far? I make websites too.
16 Name: Anonymous : 2018-10-14 03:07
Not bad, went downtown and bought some heroin got high and a bit later went for a walk in the park. The leaves are changing color already it looks pretty and the weather was pleasantly cool.
17 Name: Anonymous : 2018-10-15 01:02
heroin is bad, please get help for that
18 Name: Anonymous : 2018-10-17 08:04
It's ok. Heroin itself is pretty harmless, its addiction that you gotta worry about and luckily right now I am not addicted anymore.
19 Name: Anonymous : 2018-10-17 23:01
Had the best birthday party ever. My bestest friend gave me an American MRE because they knew I'm so into Steve1989MREinfo, and then we danced the night away on MDMA in my bedroom.
20 Name: Anonymous : 2018-10-18 01:53
You mean freeze-dried army food? That's neat, I guess.
21 Name: Anonymous : 2018-10-22 07:58
military stuff, US army surplus and all that. it might seem silly, but I think that stuff is really interesting to explore and discover
22 Name: Anonymous : 2018-12-14 08:03
I really like walking aimlessly through the snow. The cold makes me feel numb - like I'm not here anymore.
23 Name: Anonymous : 2018-12-14 12:29
first snow is hereeee
24 Name: Anonymous : 2018-12-16 04:50
Up and down kind of day, it started off pretty well with errands and gift wrapping, but then I started feeling really shit. Realized I'm probably coming down with a cold. Rested and complained to the SO for a while before they ordered dinner and I felt a lot better with some hot tea.
Making a pie now so overall it worked out and I want to get to bed early to rest up.
25 Name: Anonymous : 2018-12-18 14:33
I took photos in a harbor during a snow storm all day. It was wonderful.
26 Name: Anonymous : 2018-12-20 03:47
Baking at night is magical.
Also why haven't anyone told me fried bread and fried sausage sandwich is so tasty.
27 Name: Anonymous : 2018-12-22 08:49
That sounds delicious. What kind of sausage? What condiments or sauces?
28 Name: Anonymous : 2018-12-22 14:39
Bologna, no condies or sauces, just fried bread (fresh, thick slices, both sides, on a dry pan) and fried bologna (both sides, a tiny splash of oil) in-between.
Using the following bread recipe, it always turns out great. https://www.weekendbakery.com/posts/making-a-crusty-white-loaf/
29 Name: Anonymous : 2019-01-13 13:42
It was a disaster 10 years in the making, but they'll be shutting geocities.jp down in March 2019. I'll be busy helping archiveteam, and running some private backup operations.https://web.archive.org/web/20181003152441/https://www.businessinsider.com/how-to-visit-last-remnants-geocities-before-destroyed-2018-10
Not a very comfy subject, I know. But this is a nice way to spend winter break.
30 Name: Anonymous : 2019-01-19 04:31
That is unfortunate. I feel like every aspect of Web 1.0 is fading into obscurity. I have even heard that 2chan in Japan is getting replaced by Reddit and Twitter, but I could be speaking from ignorance here. Hope the archiving goes well.
31 Name: Anonymous : 2019-01-20 02:14
32 Name: Anonymous : 2019-01-20 14:37
33 Name: Anonymous : 2019-01-22 22:58
What I miss the most is the mediocre web. Say what you will about Flash and its vulnerabilities, but sites like Newgrounds had the atmosphere that everyone, even people who knew nothing at all about art or programming were making their own art, video games, and music to share with everyone. The most they could expect was a couple cents from a preload ad. Now everyone has patreon and adsense, turning their hobby into their job. The only site remotely similar to Newgrounds is YouTube, and people don't make content there for fun anymore. Even if they did, they either drown in the sea of "professional" video essays, or become "professionals" on patreon themselves.
Nothing on the Internet can be mediocre anymore. And as a result nothing feels like it has any heart, because some 15 year old kid making his own poorly drawn universe cannot be replicated by charlatan vloggers and video essayists. Instead of mediocre content that feels high quality, we get high quality content that feels mediocre.
Every time I talk about this, people smugly tell me I have on rose-tinted goggles. "Don't you remember how SLOW the Internet used to be?!" or the worst of all, "you're only remembering the good stuff, there was bad stuff then too!"
I tire of these losers who just don't get it. I don't think everything then was good, I think that there were real communities then. The web didn't exist to be datamined. We didn't get 98% of our content from 4 websites. It was a glitch in the matrix, an ephemeral spark of real humanity that we aren't allowed to have anymore.
Sorry for rambling.
34 Name: Anonymous : 2019-01-23 01:20
That was a good ramble; don't apologize for it.
As much as I like how easy and convenient it is to find just about anything on the modern net, I too miss the heart of the old days.
When I was 14 or so, I had a Tripod page. It was terrible of course, but it amused me. It feels like nobody make things on the internet purely for their own amusement any more.
35 Name: Anonymous : 2019-01-23 20:05
There's a pretty nice essay about this (although more generally about amateurism): https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/29/opinion/sunday/in-praise-of-mediocrity.html
Lost here is the gentle pursuit of a modest competence, the doing of something just because you enjoy it, not because you are good at it. Hobbies, let me remind you, are supposed to be something different from work. But alien values like “the pursuit of excellence” have crept into and corrupted what was once the realm of leisure, leaving little room for the true amateur.
36 Name: Anonymous : 2019-02-06 05:27
Today I blasted through some phonology homework, cleaned the bathroom, downloaded the Mona font so AA art werks on my machine, got started on some historical linguistics, texted my gf, and ate some meatballs.
37 Name: Anonymous : 2019-02-06 13:33
I always find myself so choked up with what to say. Guess I wonder how was OPs day?
38 Name: Anonymous : 2019-02-06 14:53
I've slept until 4 pm. Drinking tea right now, good ol gunpowder.
The requiter called today, tomorrow I've got second interview for a job.
This evening shalt be spent by watching mine japanese animes.
39 Name: Anonymous : 2019-02-07 06:43
I missed dinner, since I've been suffering from a bout of insomnia lately, so I'm currently drinking tea and sorting/downloading music. >>33>>35
I've actually never considered this, but you both are absolutely right. The community that speaks to me in this particular regard is the Module(.mod/.xm) Music scene. Lots of great amateur music and friendships were forged there. And we didn't need to obsess over mastering and EQ for 1000 years. Now I find that I haven't been able to make music without feeling overwhelmed by the sound tweaking meta.
I'm of two minds on the "pursuit of excellence". On the one hand I like hitting flow states once I've achieved a level of mastery over something, but I also like dipping my toes into a million different hobbies just for the sake of exploration. I do agree that we refuse to allow ourselves true leisure time without trying to squeeze some sort of "worth" out of it.
40 Name: Anonymous : 2019-02-08 20:44
Would you be willing to share those photos? I live in the desert so it never snows here since there's hardly any precipitation and I haven't seen wonderful snow in a very long time.
41 Name: Anonymous : 2019-02-12 18:26
I set out to be really productive today, but a headache foiled my plans. It's not even a bad one, just enough so I can't concentrate.
42 Name: Anonymous : 2019-02-15 03:43
Was a pretty standard day. Woke up at around 9, did cardio for 45 minutes, and checked to see if company approved job offer they are gonna send me. Corporate can sure be slow on approving things.
43 Name: Anonymous : 2019-02-17 03:22
thank you for sharing this article. this and a related article linked within "The Case for Having a Hobby" https://www.nytimes.com/2018/05/10/smarter-living/the-case-for-hobbies-ideas.html
fully changed my perspective on how I view my time outside of work. damn.
44 Name: Anonymous : 2019-03-17 02:21
First truly warm day after a long winter. I sat outside on a park bench in the sun and wrote in my journal.
45 Name: Anonymous : 2019-03-19 01:28
Ahh its such a nice feeling to be able to see grass again
Even though the conditions outside aren't the greatest it's been such a long winter that seeing green grass and a blue sky completely made my day.
I can't wait until all the snow and ice fully melts and I can go on walks without the fear of slipping :D
46 Name: Fox : 2019-03-19 13:50
Not evening here, but I just finished my morning uni courses and i'm pretty tired. Long afternoon and evening ahead.
I really need to go to sleep earlier but I do not know how to sadly :(
47 Name: Anonymous : 2019-03-20 04:30
Namefriends? In my letterbox?
48 Name: Anonymous : 2019-03-20 10:30
Attentionwhores are everywhere.
49 Name: Anonymous : 2019-03-23 18:53
Wonderful to see that this place is still here and still comfy.
50 Name: Anonymous : 2019-03-26 06:22
Spring is coming.
51 Name: Anonymous : 2019-03-26 22:33
my 21st birthday is in a week and I have a nice lil gathering of friends planned at a local pizzaria. I'm quite excited
52 Name: Anonymous : 2019-03-31 00:01
53 Name: Anonymous : 2019-04-22 03:19
Found a hummingbird nest today. I see and hear them quite frequently in my area, but this my frist time seeing a nest. It was on a path close to my home that I walk several times a week.
54 Name: Anonymous : 2019-04-23 06:08
This is really cool, thanks for sharing! Are there a lot of birds in your area?
55 Name: Anonymous : 2019-04-23 06:28
My day was ok. Just another day of college courses. I'm looking forward to this semester finishing in a few weeks and I finally get a break from it to focus on more personal projects. I'm at the last stretch of it, so I just gotta keep my head down and focus.
56 Name: Anonymous : 2019-04-23 09:55
Really nice! I had never seen a hummingbird nest either; when i saw the picture i thought "it must be some other bird".
57 Name: Anonymous : 2019-04-23 14:58
Have fun on your break my dude
58 Name: Anonymous : 2019-04-27 01:28
I live near a forest/park area so there's a bunch of birds. Most are common. There is a bald eagle nearby as well.
59 Name: Anonymous : 2019-04-27 12:28
There are bald eagles all over the place where I live. I must see one or two a week.
60 Name: Anonymous : 2019-05-07 22:45
I'm finalizing a project on my PC. There is just the slightest bit of rain outside. All the greens of spring are dark and healthy looking. Someone in an apartment accross the street is playing piano calmly. In an open window two dogs look at me.
61 Name: Anonymous : 2019-05-08 12:49
Sitting at work in the office. Have some downtime so mostly lurking the internet while getting paid for it. When I come home I will do the laundry and then play some video games.
62 Name: Anonymous : 2019-05-19 04:27
The scallions have sprouted!
63 Name: Anonymous : 2019-05-19 17:12
64 Name: Anonymous : 2019-05-23 13:05
On my walk home the street was pretty quiet. There was a kid with a longboard walking home. A couple people who seemed like they were getting home from work, like me. There was a nice cool breeze and it carried what smelled like a campfire. I later passed a house that seemed to have a small gathering in the back yard, with a charcoal grill going. It was charcoal, not a campfire, that I was smelling. It smelled nice. I heard one really loud bird getting louder and louder as I walked. When I came underneath a tree I looked up and saw a really fat orange and grey bird, singing at the very top of the tree. It's nice to be home.
65 Name: Anonymous : 2019-05-23 14:30
Sounds very peaceful. I love evening walks like that.
66 Name: Anonymous : 2019-05-25 10:20
A special someone's sparked a very wonderful feeling in my heart.
My heart flutters and races while our minds intertwined like luscious passionfruit vines scampering across a silver trellis. Every discussion, every topic and every detail we lob across each other, we poke and prod and palate our minds further. We've been losing sleep by talking late into the nights, delving deeper into our own special irregularities - call them quirks, habits, knacks or something that isn't quite the norm. While we're not always on the same wavelength, our thoughts would never violently clash and we would somehow accept and understand our actions and decisions and our rationale. It's almost as if our minds fondled and caressed each strand of thought, each notion or idea that we pass. Plenty of teasing plenty of playfulness, too. While I'm on the receiving end of most of it, we manage to turn the tables over and over again, returning point after point after point. I really enjoy it.
I've confessed multiple times, but I fear that the feeling is not mutual. Or perhaps, their playfulness, competitiveness and refusal to lose doesn't let them admit it as well? Time will tell. I guess I'll enjoy this warm and sunny sensation for now.
67 Name: Anonymous : 2019-05-25 18:03
Enjoy what you have right now, anon. Because, for better or for worse, you won't have it forever.
68 Name: Anonymous : 2019-05-25 19:29
reminds me of a lyric:
Thinking 'bout what my father told me
"Love every second you get
Love every night that you sleep
Love every morning you wake
Because you may not live another day to see"
69 Name: Anonymous : 2019-05-25 19:35
These words are very true. It's something I struggle with and am trying to get better at. I need to learn to stop worrying about the future and focus on the little enjoyable things in the now.
70 Name: Anonymous : 2019-05-26 00:39
Not to worry, anon. I'm planning to with every single moment we have. I can't help but let my heart skip beats.
71 Name: Anonymous : 2019-05-26 20:57
Hello from an old laptop of mine that I installed Linux on!
I decided I'd give Linux a try a while back and installed xubuntu on an old laptop I had lying around. Forgot about it for a few months and decided just today to mess around with it a bit more. Been learning some of the basics of bash. It's pretty cool.
72 Name: Anonymous : 2019-05-27 04:54
I started using Linux the same way a couple years ago, and I haven't used anything else since. I like having so much control over the computer, especially with regards to the desktop environment. I'm still not very good with the complicated problems, though, and my old laptops have a lot of problems.
I had another Trader Joe's frozen meal for dinner tonight, which was tasty, but probably not worth what I paid for it. I should learn to cook for myself sometime. After that, I cleaned up my room a little, which I've also been putting off for a while. It's nice being able to see my desk again. Now, I'm lying comfortably in my bed and listening to a new album. Overall, not the most eventful night, but very peaceful.
73 Name: Paperplane : 2019-05-27 05:48
Very nice! I recently did just the same. Had an old laptop in a drawer, collecting dust. Still had Windows 8.1 installed and due to me always putting it on standby and rarely ever shutting it down and cramping up the hard drive with garbage it slowed to a crawl to a point to being barely operable. Then I got my smartphone and realised I use that way more frequently than the old laptop and thus neglected my old pal even more.
But a few months ago a coworker told me he is using Linux only at home and I was, at the time, learning bash for my job so I decided to dig up the computer and try Ubuntu.
Really fun to mess around with and see what's beyond Windows (or Apple's OS for some).
74 Name: Anonymous : 2019-05-27 08:27
Pleasant, spent most of the day writing, constantly deleting what I write, then working on my huge world map instead of my story, and then blankly looking at tips for writing fantasy novels, well-knowing that the best way to write any novel, is within' my imagination.
75 Name: Anonymous : 2019-05-27 11:28
I agree, I think it's awesome.>>73
That's pretty cool! I still have another old laptop I need to find something to do with, and yet another laptop that used to be my main PC that's just sitting there collecting dust.
76 Name: Anonymous : 2019-05-29 00:20
Update: I have now installed Ubuntu on my other old laptop because my other one was like 10 years old and was struggling.
It's a little stuttery (due to this laptops age and it not being the greatest machine to begin with), but overall it's not bad.
I'm also still working on my knowledge of bash, seems like a cool little language. It's been a while since I programmed, so it's a good way to get back into it.
77 Name: Anonymous : 2019-05-29 09:05
What I did to my literally first gen thinkpad was swap out the battery, hard drive and ram, disassembled it entirely, replaced the thermal paste, and ran tronscript. Runs good as new.
78 Name: Anonymous : 2019-05-29 09:19
1st gen meaning first gen core i cps?
I'm a thinkpad guy too, still can't bring myself to sell my first one, x200s. It just lies on a shelf there.
Also, old thinkpads feel so much better than new ones...
79 Name: Anonymous : 2019-05-29 10:22
Yeah, they feel really rugged, kinda like if an ak-47 was a laptop. No bells and whistles, just yknow, straight up utilitarianism.
80 Name: Anonymous : 2019-05-29 11:26
Yeah, I guess that is always an option. Just figured it would be easier to install it on a slightly newer computer.
I'll always have Xubuntu on my other one though if I ever want to use it for some reason.
81 Name: Anonymous : 2019-06-12 21:53
I fixed an old zippo lighter. The previous owner don't know how mechanical things work, so they bought a lighter and used it until all liquid was gone and the wick burnt out, apparently. 5 minutes of work and it's alive.
Feels great to fix things.
I found a new tea mix at the store. Ginger, peppermint, lemograss and lemon skins. It warms up and brings up longing for winter.
82 Name: Anonymous : 2019-06-12 22:57
It warms up and brings up longing for winter.
How can you like winter? I hate it with a passion, and I think I might actually have a minor form of seasonal depression or something. I've been feeling so much better since summer began.
83 Name: Anonymous : 2019-06-13 01:39
I'm not that anon, but it feels great to sit indoors during the winter with a significant other and stare out the window whilst drinking spiced tea.
I suppose it's a matter of taste.>>81
Ginger, peppermint, lemongrass and lemon skins.
Sounds very nice!
84 Name: Anonymous : 2019-06-13 08:44
I have strong mixed feelings about winter.
What depresses me about it is how you have to keep going with your daily routine but it's often more difficult due to the weather, work seems more stressful, you go to work when it's still dark and you come how when it's also dark. Barely seeing any sunlight.
At the same time, I like the off days, when you can go for a walk, take it easy, warm up next to the heater with a warm drink. When lucky it might even freeze a bit and the whole town comes out to go skating.
85 Name: Anonymous : 2019-06-13 11:45
Yeah, there are aspects of winter I enjoy (particularly around the holidays) but after that it slowly just gets more and more depressing for me.
86 Name: Anonymous : 2019-06-13 20:47
Yes, yes, and yes.>>82
I feel terrible during summer. Insane heat boils by brain, I can't think properly, I can't read, I'm covered in that stage of sweat when it becomes sticky and disgusting. We have TWO air conditioners in the coffee shop, TWO of them, and they barely keep 22 degrees celsuis together. No, they are not broken. And I have not yet lived in a domicicle which has an ac.
At least I can wrap myself in sweaters and coats (which, I'm sorry, are COMFY) and balance cold during winter.
There's nothing you can do in summer.
87 Name: Anonymous : 2019-06-13 21:02
Yeah, I see what you're saying. Sweat doesn't bother me that much, and I'd rather be hot than cold. Although I do love snuggling up in a big fluffy blanket in the winter.
Difference in personalities I guess.
88 Name: Anonymous : 2019-06-15 07:14
My friend, seersucker everything, Hawaiian shirts, gym shorts. Better than wearing nothing at all, since they block light AND radiate the heat away.
89 Name: Paperplane : 2019-06-16 16:50
Having some very fine Sushi at a restaurant right now, everything looks high quality. I hope this place is good, had too many bad/mediocre places in my area.
90 Name: Anonymous : 2019-06-16 17:33
Well, let us know how it was when you're finished!
91 Name: Paperplane : 2019-06-16 18:14
On my way back. It was very delicious, so far the best place I'd say.
While sitting at the window, I peered outside while waiting for the food. Outside there were traffic lights and whenever it turned red, I could perfectly see the cars and their drivers waiting there. One time a fairly young couple waited there and the guy looked straight into the restaurant i.e. at me. I was bored anyway and for thr lulz waved at him because he was almost staring. He smiled and waved back then the lights turned green and they drove off.
Fast forward 10 minutes and guess who also enteres the sushi restaurant? Yep. They went past our table, he turned around and waved again. I was somehow embarrassed but at the same time very amused. He was friendly and took it as the joke it was supposed to be.
92 Name: Anonymous : 2019-06-16 18:50
Sounds like a cozy experience.
Out of pure boredom and need for a break from the internet I decided to paint today. I've always been terrible at it and that stopped me from doing it, but today I didn't care. I think it was very good for me, and helped me take my mind off things. Even if it was a bit frustrating lol. I produced one painting I'm happy-ish with, and the other two I crumpled up half-way through.
I think I need some more hobbies that don't involve my computer.
93 Name: Anonymous : 2019-06-16 21:22
I've had an unexpectedly nice cup of coffee, and an unexpectedly bad cup of coffee.
94 Name: Anonymous : 2019-06-17 01:41
95 Name: Anonymous : 2019-06-17 02:25
Here you go: →/1040/painting.png
As I said, I'm not very good.
96 Name: Anonymous : 2019-06-17 06:45
I asked if we could date and they said no. I'm kinda bummed about it but it's waned over and I'm okay with it. I've tried this crazy date and raisin wine and it was fantastic. I've been laughing so hard with a friend telling stories and silly things that my chest hurts.
I feel alive again. Sharing laughter and joy is wonderful.>>91
How warm and lovely!
I hope you all have had wonderful evenings with many more to come. If you're ever feeling down, not comfy, sad or just plain uncomfortable, ask someone to share to share some laughter and silliness with you. Sometimes a good jolt of dumb, slapstick hilarity can lift what seems like a planet on your shoulders.
97 Name: Anonymous : 2019-06-17 08:25
Anon, the fact that you did it is a good thing.
If you can make it a habit to paint, maybe every week or every day if you are courageous, I'm sure you will get more and more out of it.
I find drawing to be very frustrating at times but a worthwhile challenge, I've challenged myself to draw every day some 2.5 years ago and I'm still going with lots of ups and downs but what it comes down to is that it takes my mind off of the computer (which is my job) and even gave me a few opportunities to socialize by going to figure drawing sessions.
Anyway, I hope you keep painting. Getting started is always the hardest, at least it was for me but it's really worth it and getting an honest compliment from another person is a wonderful feeling.
98 Name: Anonymous : 2019-06-17 12:46
Thank you, anon. I don't know if I'll be able to do it every day, but I'm definitely going to make an effort to do it more often. Even if I never get good at it, it's still fun and even a bit therapeutic.
99 Name: Anonymous : 2019-06-24 15:16
No need to push yourself. For me it helped to set a relatively simple daily task, it made it easier to keep going and all I do is draw anyway so I can just pick up a sketchbook whenever I need.
I hope you can keep it up.
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100 Name: Anonymous : 2019-06-29 16:41
A long scroll through this thread made me question my pessimism