Welcome to /ub/ - Überhengst
German for "over stallion," and a reference to Nietzsche's "Übermensch," /üb/ - Überhengst is about bettering yourself physically, mentally, spiritually, and emotionally. It is about self-improvement, constructive self-reflection, and seeking advice from others. You may discuss here those personal hobbies through which you develop your creative energies, and the efforts you take to improve your talents, artistic and otherwise. And of course, this is a board for fitness and literature, as they are parts of the backbone of physical and mental wellness. This is also a board where we may discuss Western culture - history, literature, architecture, and philosophy - as when imbibed, culture improves the mind and spirit, sharpening mental faculties, and providing a greater connection to those around you and to civilizations millennia old.
As this is a self-improvement board, discussions of personal problems should be constructive. No wallowing in self-pity. We are here to become better, and while seeking company in misery may be a helpful part of the process, the process does not end there.
Mares in Manufacturing Matter
tl;dr: post shit about how to machine or manufacture shit here. Being able to make shit makes you more of a man with bigger balls.
Lets start on the political side of manufacturing with a USA centric theme.
Once upon a time, USA was the best. It was the best because it allowed anyone to build anything they wanted and purchase anything they wanted. After all, things you own are tools, and tools are needed to survive. Why should the government put any kind of restrictions on tools needed to survive?
Well, over the years, that is exactly what they did, because the more difficult it is for you to survive with less (or incorrect) tools. The more difficult of a time you have surviving, and the less you can do something about the government.
The greatest of all these is the ability to make more tools or better tools. In the modern vernacular, this is called machining, manufacturing, fabricating, and a lot of others that are more industry specific. I suppose the second greatest ability is to be able to protect such things, but that is outside the scope of this shitpost.
Why is the ability to build [tools] important? Because it lets you, the invisible hand, be able to swiftly deal with governments (problems) how you see fit in ways that nobody can anticipate. Why do you think policies being pushed through has been moving businesses over seas? The government does not want you to know how to make shit. Workers unions have not been nice either, but as near as I can tell that is the result of a different symptom (greed). In either case, bureaucracy is a hindrance to market (you: the invisible hand’s) agility.
I could rant about all the stupid shit in various markets that result in what I already said, but instead I’d rather focus on shit that will make a better life for you. In general, focusing on the use of lathe and mill work. Lets start with the stupid basics.
Example of CNC lathe in use: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lcGHtI9Lql4
Example of CNC mill in use: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wHstzxuryMk
Admittedly both examples are with machines that are a bit fancier than what might be typically found, but that does not change anything other than how many times a part is handled before it is finished.
Using a lathe is called turning a part. Using a mill is called milling a part. Turning and milling parts, along with some of the more exotic methods of cutting material (such as waterjet or EDM or centerless grinding machines), is called machining.
While I don’t follow the religion of safety (the reason why ppl are so worried about C-19 to begin with), there are certain things shat should be done or not done to keep all your limbs attached to your body. Things like leaving the chuck key in and walking away. Or wearing a long sleeve shirt and reaching around the quill of the mill while its on. Don’t be a dumbass and instead use that head attached to that white neck of yours.
What I’d like to do from time to time is post in here about various machining and manufacturing practices, tips, tricks, and methodology at large.
Remember though, its not about me, its about giving you the knowledge and tools to become richer yourself. If you have a question or something related, go ahead and post it.
I think I have an idea for everyone here, with or without homes, to take control of their finances and/or lifestyle. /nomad/: Homeless/traveling advice, personal stories, finances, what have you. If you've seen someone talking about homeless living on this site, that's usually me. I've done it before but now I'm seeing all kinds of opportunities and fun from it since I'm not being bled dry by debt. So I think I'll share a little advice:
Can't fit everything in a car or bag/cart? Buy a storage unit; between $25 and $75 depending on quality of storage. Put anything you don't want stolen in there, lower your back seat, and sleep with your legs in the trunk. With a blanket and pillow you can get a comfortable rest, and with a simple black fabric long enough to cover your windows/windshield, you won't need to worry about the sun or onlookers. You can also get a dolly for your car, or a trailer. This can also be taken advantage of if you want somewhere to sleep other than your car, since teardrops can be under 1000 pounds (light enough for a small sedan to tow), or even as light as 500 pounds (light enough for a bike to tow).
Want clean and ironed clothes? Get a fabric dresser; I found one at the Lidl grocery store (pic related), comes with a bunch of metal rods and connectors with little fabric shelves. One piece is a hanging bar you can put ironed shirts on. It fits in the aforementioned 5x5 storage space perfectly, and fits more than two duffel-bags' worth of clothing easily and neatly with several shelves for underwear, undershirts, or what have you.
Don't want to waste money on fast food or stick to shitty canned goods just to eat and survive? A butane or propane coil-stove runs a very small fee and fits damn near anywhere; I got a collapsible stainless-steel charcoal grill that is about the size of a Swiss Army duffel-bag and has space for almost anything. It can be used to boil impurities out of water, brew tea or coffee, grill foods with a heavy patty press or a broiler basket, all kinds of stuff. You can also get a cooler and get a bag of ice each week for anything you need chilled like meat or dairy. I'm going to read Cooked: A History of Transformation to accompany my own culinary journey~
Need to keep your hygiene on point? Don't want to waste a bunch of money on baby wipes to keep your face grime-free? Get a gym membership. At $10 a month, Planet Fitness' base membership lets you hang around one specific PF location with showers, sinks with mirrors for shaving at, and of course all the goodies you'd want at a gym. Upgrade said membership for I think $12 extra and you can also get access to a damn sauna, on top of being able to go to any PF you want, ideal for traveling while remaining fit (and in my case, getting cardio in without a sunburn).
Need a residential address, not just a mailing address/PO box? Go to the Salvation Army in your area; many of them offer amenities such as a temporary residential address/forwarding address, and if you ask, they can even set you up with an address not outwardly affiliated with them, so prospective employers don't think you're living in a shelter and may be more likely to hire you.
I gotta tell ya, guys, going homeless (intentionally and not just out of desperation) was the best decision I've ever made in my life. Ever.
Should I get therapy?
Is therapy just a joke, or is it worth getting? Who should I do therapy with? Can I trust my entire life's story with anyone who's not on this site?
Maybe if I tell you my life's story, you can give me life advice.
I was raised by abusive lefty parents who hated their smart white son and often tried to push me towards trannyism. Never fell for it.
First I was sent to a shit primary school. A few kids bullied me there and teachers punished me whenever I fought back. I was a fat angry kid who could punch hard when pushed, and they liked attacking me and then running away. But when we fought properly I'd kick their asses. One time I kicked their asses hard enough to make them stop bothering me.
When I graduated from this school I was sent to the special school of a catholic school, and made the personal property of one old bitch there who hated autistic kids. Around that era I got interested in Game Maker and pokemon romhacking but that interest never amounted to anything, though I did have a USB full of GBA roms and romhacking tools and the fact that I was able to code at such a young age when not all kids were learning that should have shown somebody that I had more to offer the world than shitty schools thought I should.
Thanks to that school, my schedule looked like this: Enter a side building, wait for the day to end, sometimes get insulted by the teachers if they felt like abusing me, usually get to eat lunch at lunchtime but sometimes they wouldn't let me (and it didn't matter whether I brought a packed lunch to school or brought money for the school cafeteria) and eventually go home to a house with parents that, when told the right words by my boomer bullies, would freak out and abuse me at home too. Rarely I'd get to join in a classroom... but class clowns would act up until I'd get blamed for it and sent out.
If I had a tape recorder or decent phone, I could have gathered evidence of the shit said/done to me (audio files of verbal abuse, pics of bruises, etc) and posted it online. But I was never allowed anything like that, because my parents feared I might use it on them. One day at school the art teacher bumped me with her car while backing up into a crowd of kids, I was fine but pissed off and the art teacher shrieked and blame-slinged feministically at me until I lost my patience and started barking back, then she put me in front of the headmaster and I told him about the abusive staff members and called him terrible at his job, so he kicked me out.
Then I was sent to a worthless "speshul" school where a few teachers abused me and the students usually watched in confusion when they weren't joining in. Whenever I trusted an adult enough to tell him or her what happened at home, that adult decided to call child protective services, who sent the same fucking boomer woman over to warn my parents that I was talking about what went on at home again. I couldn't get away from my family until I became the problem of Adult Protective Services, where the slightly less retarded and lazy people go.
A woman my age at the autistics-only youth club I attended got mad at me over retarded internet roleplaying nonsense-drama that didn't even involve me, and she lied about me to the cops and accused me of abusing her, even went to some clinic to fake signs of a concussion she didn't have because she's a spoilt bitch who knows how to play her rich parents like fiddles, she was a low-functioning sociopath woman with histrionic personality disorder and every retarded boomer's sympathy. She lied and got away with it, because the cops weren't interested in this case after she cartoonishly fucked up and started gloating about physically assaulting me without realizing it hurt her case. But even though I said to the managers of the youth club and the friends I knew there "If what she said about me was true I'd be in jail so you know she's lying" they couldn't believe me because they were dumb. There was one weird creepy fucker I used to talk to online because his "woe is me, asian school life is sooo hard" shit kind of reminded me of me at the time, but he got severe TDS and stopped being a person once he stopped viewing me as a person so I'm glad I didn't tell him anything sensitive or identifiable that could fuck me over later in life.
Anyway when I went to college, I was lied to and exploited by the staff until I dropped out. They even tricked me into taking a worthless course that turned out to be the dump where they dump the autistic kids and give them a useless fake newspaper to write. I wish I dropped out sooner, trying to live on barely fucking anything is hard enough when your mom took govt money meant for you, but it's harder when you're forced to spend most of your cash on train rides between your college and shitty home every two weeks and all your cunt government can offer is a discount pass. Now that I'm living alone, I've got a free bus pass I can barely use. Government priorities, am I right?
I am an autistic man, I'm 24 years old, I'll be 25 next year, and I've spent so much of my life as property of someone else that I find it hard to notice when I'm hungry or tired and remember that I should eat or sleep without someone or a phone alarm telling me to. I shower every night before bed but sometimes I miss meals, it's what helped me go from obese fatty to only-slightly-overweight. I don't think I know what it feels like to be loved by someone else. Learning makes me happy and I love documentaries but when I tried an online free learning site it reminded me of school and I couldn't do it. Sometimes I talk to people and act charming like those "Charisma on command" youtube vids told me so they'll like me, but I've never given anyone my full backstory before. The only woman in my life I ever kissed was that bitch who falsely accused me and got away with it. I want to say I have no interest in modern women but I still feel the urge to wank to them. But I don't wank any more because of nofap.
IIT we discuss and study the Bible. I will be using the King James Version and will take the stance of a fundamental literalist, which is a bit redundant, but these days there exist many that claim to be fundamental but reject the literal interpretation of Scripture when they encounter something they don't agree or understand. I am not a Bible scholar, I'm not a pastor, I don't currently attend any denomination's church service. I'm just an anon that really like to study the Bible. Feel free to argue with me, I could be completely wrong and I hope to learn more about the Bible along the way.
I will post below my first study topic and what I have researched about it. Hopefully it will be interesting and somewhat engaging.
Hey /üb/, how much do you know about Narcissism?
I'd like to direct your attention to Dr. Ramani Dursavula - clinical psychologist, professor at CSU LA, author, youtuber etc, and arguably the leading authority on Narcissism.
The problem with Narcissism as a clinical disorder is that it doesnt bear any of the classical signs of a disorder; the people who bear the symptoms of a narcissistic relationship are not the narcissist themselves, but the people around them. The problem is exacerbated by the fact that narcissists are over-represented in otherwise successful, prestigious, and competitive professions, fields, and careers, effectively calling into question the idea of dysfunction and disorder.
Narcissistic abuse is real, and it's a problem that is not getting any better by the cultural shifts brought about by mass media and technology. What's more, it isnt just the narcissist one has to be on the lookout for, there are plenty of people out their doing the bidding (they're called 'flying monkeys', ala the Wizard of Oz) of narcissists.
Arguably the worst trait of narcissists and those who work on their behalf is that of Gaslighting, which is the deliberate undermining of a person, their perspective/experience, reputation and standing, and other social interactions.
As an easy example, let's look at CNN. Let's assume for a moment that Brian Stelter, Rachel Maddow, Chris Quomo and Don Lemon arent malignant narcissists. I know, but bear with me.
It doesnt matter for those mentioned to not be narcissists if their job is to gaslight on behalf of Jeff Zucker. And what are some examples of gaslighting? Russian hackers, Quid pro quo, Epstein killed himself, Hunyer Biden, and of course muh Covid. A person can be gaslit hundreds or even thousands of times a day just by watching the TV, and that says nothing about their interpersonal interactions.
Let's look at things from a broader scope, and I'll throw out a few names. Mark Zuckerberg, Jack Dorsey, Er8c Schmidt. How many times has one or more of their companies abused one or more individuals on their platform, and has publically denied it even in the face of evidence?
The purpose of this thread is to provide examples of narcissism as well as resources and information that can enable a gradually emerging /üb/erpony to better navigate the world and some of the more nefarious players they may come into contact with. To start things off, here are some good primer videos to broach the subject, by Dr Ramani. She has hundreds of videos ranging from 6-20+ depending on how deep she goes with each topic, all relating ultimately to Narcissism, abuse, awareness, and healing. As one who has lived with narcissistic abuse for years and am only now becoming better able to identify/detect and mitigate the presence and practices of narcissists (most especially malignant ones), my hope is that the content is as informative and actionable to the viewer as I have found it.https://youtu.be/o8U321uCcvchttps://youtu.be/B9knwjZTaOUhttps://youtu.be/d79qPeIt1GYhttps://youtu.be/UTS5XsZe9Jghttps://youtu.be/lLsH2NJD1Vohttps://youtu.be/trh_eTkZLeUhttps://youtu.be/8S5BtjpF9dAhttps://youtu.be/qbFBOAmmu7Y
ITT we share wisdoms that we have gleaned through our own experiences with our fellow Anons, that they might live a better life. I'll start:
NEVER ask a question unless you are %100 that you want to know the answer. Whatever happens, you literally asked for it, so you better be damn sure you really wanted to know. Remember this and it will help you with friends, family, lovers, and even children. Live your life by it.
Girls girls grills
First off, I want to say thank you /ub/ for all the encouragement you gave me in my last post. I'd link that shit but I'm a newfag. It was Sixth Sense. I've gotten better I'm only fapping once every 3 days instead of twice every day. I feel like a new man! So thanks guys!
But on the more pressing matters, I had a small fling with this chubby girl nothing serious I've never had sex with her anything. I like her but I like her as a friend. Nothing more. I've been wanting to work up the courage to try and find an actual girlfriend for myself, the very least make a new friend. When I was at the store, there was this girl I was smoking a cigarette and she recognized me from high school. She told me that when she first moved down here I had talked with her kind of helped her open up and get to know people and she thanked me for it. I was kind of embarrassed and caught on the spot and general autism kicked in cuz I couldn't remember her and I'm not good with talking with people especially girls. The more I thought about it, I'd like to get to know her. I don't know if she has a boyfriend girlfriend or whatever the fuck people have nowadays. I just know I kind of have a crush on the girl and wanted to know if any of you could you know help me again?
Get It Off Your Chest
>Nazi Horsefucker Edition
Vent frustrations and life issues that don't deserve their own thread here.
Getting into fitness
Are there any /ub/-approved starter workouts? Preferably one that would not require buying a gym pass.
Cook your food
One problem plaguing a lot of people these days, especially burgers like myself, is that many people eat out at restaurants too much instead of preparing home cooked meals. Eating out is frequently both more expensive and less healthy for you than a home cooked meal. Furthermore, many people live with a limited library of meals that they know how to prepare and don't realize the culinary possibilities that are right in front of them.
The purpose of this thread is to try to break that habit of eating out and to make cooking at home become the norm in our lives. Please share meal ideas and how to prepare them here. All meals are welcome, although preferably we should post meals that are easy to prepare so that novice cooks will not be intimidated by the prospect of preparing them for themselves. Even simple sandwiches are fair game. Sometimes that may mean cutting corners with pre-made mixes instead of preparing everything from scratch.
Remember that the goal isn't necessarily to post the most inexpensive meals or the healthiest meals, although those meals are certainly very welcome. The goal is to encourage people to dust off their kitchen appliances and flex their atrophied cooking muscles. I realize that this opens the door to culinary nightmares like /tg/'s infamous meat-bread, but so be it. Let's get cooking!
hey /Üb/ i need some advice
hey /Üb/ i wanted some advice on what else i can do as a way to improve mental health i already do workouts with a bar and some pl8's, watching what i'm eating, go horse riding and go chill out with the horses.
but despite all this i still feel like i'm looking for more, i don't know should i change my workout routine? or should i try something new?
I'm coming to my wits end with this shit. I'm getting tired of feeling drained and passionless towards what I used to love. I want to write again. I want to enjoy playing games again. I want to wake up and not feel like I got to fap first just to get out of bed. I want to feel something other then nothing.
The thing is when I try I always fall right back in. I've made it three days and I saw some cleavage and suddenly got horny I thought I would collapse. I left and had to drive home but the urge would go away! I couldn't fight it and I felt so disgusted with myself. The moment I got home, I had to jerk it.
How do you guys deal with these urges? How do I get a life back?
Post good books, I need to read more
Any good books, I'm a poorfag and a complete fucking novice to the world of english books.
Pic unrelated, I didn't want to post porn when I'm on day 22 of nofap.
I have one tulpa I made 5 or 6 years ago. She's a Unicorn and she used to be a Twilight Sparkle knockoff before becoming her own pony Unicorn with her own name and looks. But recently, she's been thinking of redesigning her body and abandoning her ponyness, replacing it with some other animal nature. Maybe even designing a human body.
She's a living idea, and we aren't sure what effect redesigning her body will have on her. She's afraid her pony body is limiting her and she's lost her love for ponyness. She once went through a stage where we pretended she's some kind of magic quantum spirit from another dimension with her own pony world memories, but she stopped doing that after a few months of being alive.
World Beard Day
All things beard. Also world beard day next month.https://worldbeardday.com/https://www.beardwiki.com/index>World Beard Day is celebrated annually on an international level with people from every nation and continent gathering together with their beards. It is held on the first Saturday of September and is characterized by the happiness of all people being with their beards and with each other.>The exact origins of World Beard Day are unknown, but there is some evidence to suggest that Danish Vikings had a special day dedicated to the glorification of beards as far back as 800 AD. The event was not held on a fixed date, and was often celebrated hundreds of times each year. This early incarnation of what would one day become World Beard Day typically involved the ransacking of neighboring towns, villages and countries by large groups of heavily-armed bearded men.
Any mlpol plans for this event?
I made my own beard oil and added fluttershy themed fragrance oil to it (pine woods smell).
Only chads who did at least 2 productive things today may post in this thread
mundanities like bathing, walking the dog or going to work do not apply
essential mare oils
super stuffy face from allergies, so I look around for essential oils that might help.
happen to have lemon and peppermint laying around
figured it can't hurt to try, so put a couple drops of each in diffuser with some water
within 2minutes nose mostly cleared up
I love essential oils now
When you see this thread, do five push ups.
if busy do ten later
ITT: We post artists, songs, albums, and discuss the merits and shortcomings of various musical projects. The music discussed need not necessarily be right wing, as there is currently a thread on /mlpol/ housing discussion and updates regarding that.
Attached is the latest /mu/-core chart I could find, but that hardly means the thread needs to be restricted to discussing movements made in the last couple decades.
History of Pone
This thread is meant as a repository for the history of pone. If any anons would be willing to relate the historical nature of the many memes that have been spawned, the state of the fandom in general, whatever happened with /mlpol/ on 4chan and generally how we horsefuckers got to where we are now, please do so here.
The level of baseline knowledge to assume would generally be that the individual being educated has seen the G4 vanilla show in its entirety, from seasons 1-7, but has been largely if not completely cut off from the fandom until now.
Why live /mlpol/? the jews have total control. i don't want to live on this planet anymore. i'm tired,So tired.
Does anyone have any advice for someone considering doing tree planting as a summer job?
To help get more /fit/, and to avoid spending 3-4 hours on a bus every day commuting, I was thinking of doing some tree planting work this summer. Has anyone done this kind of work here before? Do you have anything to tell me that I could use? Some bits of information you wish you knew before you started tree planting?
As far as I understand it, I'll be basically living in a camp with food and beds provided, working five or six days a week. I expect that any clothing I bring will end up permanently ruined with all the dirt that'll be embedded in it, so that's not a big issue. What I'm really unsure of is what kind of equipment to bring. Specifically, what kinds of clothing I should bring for being out working in all weather for a few months at a time.
I'd also like to know more about what kind of fitness I should be aiming towards. I'm trying to work on doing squats and push-ups, with a couple of daily jogs to help build up endurance. I'm sure the work is going to be heavy and brutal, but doing some pre-training should help take some of the edge off of that adjustment period.
The place I'm looking at applying to has women in all their promotional photos. Normally, that would be a sign that they're in full diversity mode, so straight cis white men need not apply, but in this case my interpretation is that the work is easy enough for even women to do it.
I think I might need to get new shoes, since my old hiking shoes have a hold in the leather. They're fine otherwise, but they'd leak. Similarly, I wear glasses, so an extra pair, and making sure that they're a kind that stays on my face very well despite leaning forward a lot, would be good.
I also have an insulated vest and zipper-sweater that I don't mind sacrificing for the sake of warmth.
I've done wearhouse work with plenty of heavy lifting before, map-making field courses that lasted for 2 weeks, have been acclimated to 14-hour days where I got up at 5:30 (but only for academic work rather than physical work), and I know that I'm the kind of person who reflexively helps the group load or unload equipment when needed.
Part of me says that I'm pretty well prepared, but another part of me sees this kind of work as something that's far enough away from what I'm familiar with that I don't know what to expect or how well I'll be able to weather it. I don't want to go there prepared for every kind of weather except for one type, and then only have that weather happen to me all day. I also don't want to run into a mistake like ruining my glasses and not being able to have a second pair that I can use.
Coca-Cola trashed by football (soccer) legend Ronaldo.
>Why Ronaldo Hates Coca-Colahttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=76P4PPZeF6A
Football legend helps remind us why it's so harmful.
Ronaldo’s rejection of Coca-Cola served as a refreshing reminder of how evil and harmful the company’s trash product really is.
What have you done for your fitness today?
Are you kidding me!?
You're gonna start a journal starting today with things you did to get fit! Running, lifting, climbing, fighting or whatever but if there is even ONE day without at least a walk or stretching I will kick you so hard you'll feel like a pegasus!
Get to work rookie!
Nazi bible.pdf please idonno what its called but the mein kampf is lame
ITT, let us discuss the philosophical works of the great thinkers before us, post information for other poners on how best to acquire the knowledge contained therein, and contribute our own ideas pertaining to solutions that might match the challenges put forth by the ever present, so-called bigger questions.
So, to address the fact that the lockdown/pandemic/seizure-of-power/whateveryouwanttocallit has shown how fragile everything is, let's start a thread dedicate towards learning how to become wealth so that people are not caught with their pants down again. After all, the world runs on money, so why not learn how to properly earn and use it?
Programming and Computing
ITT, we sharpen our programming skills and talk about the theory behind computing. All languages and skill levels are welcome. Please see the options page on how to present code in a post.
How does one improve their writing skills?
Indeed you would claim _it is simple, anon, just read some books, hit the shelves ol' sport!_
Yet i do believe that is not the case at all, at least, that is not the most effective path.
so, mlpol, how does your average horse-worshipping fag improve their writting skills?
Druidism, the cult of the ancestors or the Celt's religion is a religion focused on achieving true connection with yourself and the world around you, focuses on truth and making yourself the best you can be both spiritually and mentally, it is a religion that originates from the Indo-Europeans and is a European pagan religion.
The druids focused their lives in trying to achieve total greatness and revolved their lives around this phrase "Worship the gods, tell the truth, be manly."
The religion originated within Europe instead of the main dominant organized religions that everyone focuses of which all of them originate from the same sort of place which is some desert whereas druidism comes from our own lands.
The druids valued honor, traditions, manliness, creativity and greatness, their end game was to achieve full connection with the world around them in all manners of life, they had great power in the ancient times and were able to speak directly to the Celtic kings and were highly regarded in Celtic society as they were capable of healing and were experts in magic as they were able to predict the future depending on what is happening in their surroundings and one of their most highly held symbols was the wheel which references the sun disk which the National Socialist sonnenrad also represents.
I see them as the true religion of Europe as druidism originated in the Indo-European times and was the religion of most of ancient Europe before Christianity took that title.
Resolutions for 2020 and beyond
Happy New Year /ub/. We all know New Years' resolutions are a popular way that people try to effect positive changes in their life. This board is all about that, so tell me, what are your resolutions for 2020 and beyond? It is even the start of a new decade (depending on who you ask), so all the more reason to view today as the start of a new chapter in your life.
Here are mine:
My best streak last year was 29 days and it was doing me a great good. At the very least I need to go 90 days this time around.
>Limit internet usage
I have blocked most time-wasting websites for most hours of the day. That includes 4chan, after all nothing useful happens there anymore.
>No background music when working at the computer
It's either distracting or I don't notice it's there, so why even bother? I can focus better in silence anyway.
Despite taking the redpill I have yet to read any of the suggested literature to form an intellectual foundation. Three days a week, one hour a day, should be easy right?
>Go to church
I am not religious by nature but it seems like the best time to find a family-oriented young woman would be Sundays.
I think that to increase the odds of success you should make multiple resolutions and make effort on all of them. Hopefully at least one will stick. I was able to keep one resolution from 2019 (lifting) which has already improved my life significantly. So let's hear them, /ub/.
Every man should be able to build the things he needs. Thus every man should have a workshop with a variety of tools that he knows how to use. Post essential tools, projects, and techniques for your fellow anons in this thread.
Pics are a 3d printer, a cnc machine, a foundry, a chop saw (for metal), and a miter saw (for wood)
What 3D printer would be great for a man in the UK to get himself? I swear I'll only use this to make useful stuff and stupid funny stuff and never misuse it. The world of 3d printing is so vast and creative that buying one seems like a good investment.
If you could turn back time...
If you could redo your whole life from day 1, but you couldn't cause any major changes to the world's timeline (So no preventing 9/11 or warning boomers how bad it'll get) but the choices you make in your new life can change your own timeline however you want (so you can learn new languages earlier/exercise more/watch less reality tv or watch different movies/etc) what would you change?
Hard Mode: The changes must be things child-you could realistically accomplish at that point in history.
Pic unrelated, a pic of Twilight casting a time spell would be too cliche
How to deal with bullies ?
They are bullying me at school for 5 years,Somebody tell me what to do, I'm done with this shit.They are doing physical bullying,verbal bullying,social bullying and cyber bullying to me.someone give me advice,i telled the teachers , principal too,they are doing nothing,my parents know it too what a sick life,i really hate them.
This is loss
>Tl;dr Always always always tell the people who are important to you how important they are. You never know when they or you will be gone. This OP is cliche AF.
As many sit down for Holiday meals and celebration, I want to take the time to impress upon (you) how important it is for you to tell those who are precious what they mean to you. This thread is dedicated to Scones. I love you buddy, wherever you are.
God dammit, I'm already crying
Most if not everyone here, are no stranger to losing things and people. Older family members are somewhat easy in a sense, as their age makes their passing something of a given. I'm not trying to diminish the loss of an elder in any sense, Im using it to emphasize the divergent nature of losing someone close to you when its unanticipated and unforeseen.
It's generally bad practice to wear one's heart on their sleeve all the time, but especially wrt those who are special, neglect to express your feelings for them at your peril and always (if possible) tell bid them a sincere and heartfelt goodbye.
2020 has been something else, and 2021 isnt likely to let up anytime soon what with all the known/unknown unfinished business. As such, I want to tell everyone on the site and even the site its self how important you and it are to me for and in incalculable ways.
I dont want to wake up one day and find that some (((agency or group))) has destroyed the site cuz/through reasons and have not said this: I love you all. The detractors especially, cuz I like to kill things
/mlpol/ has helped me to work through some of the most difficult circumstances of my life, and to heal the damage from previously comparable circumstances. I wouldnt be here if not for it. literally, I had already purchased the gun before 4/1/17. I wont belabor that point unnecessarily, I just wanted to emphasize how in earnest I am when I say to you all:
Thank you for coming into my life. It means the world to me to have met you in whatever capacity. All my closest friends are here, and since it's the holidays this is where I want to be, with you all. This IS my family. I cant raise a glass beer with you, so allow me to raise it to you now.
Thank you. Goodbye for now, may we meet again someday. Whether our paths diverge or not, I want the best for you now and always.
This thread is for leaving nothing left unsaid. Happy Hearth's Warming Everypony <3
Use this thread to post important questions to ask yourself.
So few people stop to actually question things. Fewer spend time to develop their own answers for themselves. The answers will always be different, but the questions steer our lives.
No answers please, just questions.
What VPNs can protect me and keep my internet usage anonymous?
Mlpol Story Time
Greetings horsefuckers. I have been long putting off reading Mein Kampf in its entirety, and I will no longer abide that. However, mere reading will not do. When one reads, they engage a certain set of brain areas to activate. When one reads aloud, they engage three different brain-area sets to activate. One is reading the words, one is speaking the words, and one is hearing themselves speak the words; three independent areas of the brain, cross-referencing and association simultaneously. This is mnemonics 101.
So then, I am going to be making an audiobook out of Mein Kampf, specifically the late former president Henry Ford's personal translation of Adolf Hitler's work, and making it available to the board. Cuz you guys are the best.
Presented are the Forward, Dedication, and Volume 1 Chapter 1. I will be updating this thread weekdays with new chapters. Please enjoy ^_^
I’m a fat fuck. Not obese, but certainly overweight and underdeveloped. Have been for a couple of years now. I’ve got about three and a half months until I go off to university, and for reasons I can’t explain, a couple days ago I stopped not caring, and felt this burn to at least be headed in the right direction by time I’m out on my own.
I live in the middle of nowhere, no gyms around.
I’m finally ready to actually work to improve, but don’t know where to start. Any general tips or advice would be greatly appreciated.
Pillars of Fascism
Pure, Dure, Sûre - Unalterable
The figures of the Scholar, the Warrior and the Adventurer represent the fundamental aspects of every Fascist and National Socialist, they stand as idealized archetypes in which one can recognize themselves, identifying with one or two of the spirits more than the remaining, yet always being a mixture of all three. Hence we can recognize them in our comrades and the Champions of our Struggle.
To some of us they will be no more than that, Archetypes, the ideals to which all Fascists and National Socialists aspire, they serve as the guiding model that one can strive for. To others, they can be much more, and stand as the Patron Spirits of Fascism and National Socialism, whose nature we may ponder and meditate on. They can become the personifications of those forces and energies, that we call upon to imbue our own being, or to erupt from our innate nature.
Do advanced Sleep Schedules like the Ubermensch and Everyman cycles work?
You know those Advanced Sleep Cycles where you take short naps during 4 hour cycles instead of snoozing for 8 or more hours a day, so you have more time during the day and supposedly feel better?
Do they work? What is the ultimate one?
I've heard of the Ubermensch sleep cycle where you take 20 minute naps during the day for 2 hours slept total, and the Everyman sleep cycle where you take one big nap at night and shorter naps during the day for 4 hours of sleep total.
be me, writer who needs advice
>be writer writing original novel series, sci-fi and fantasy story full of waifus and cool fight scenes
>join writing forum hoping to make friends, advertise books, and ask for writing advice
>get banned for opposing leftism
Should I sign up for another writing forum (maybe a sci-fi one since my story is sci-fi) or focus purely on my novel and release it without any fanfare or following?
Also, where should I publish the book? Amazon's "Sell your book on kindle" thing seems good for a first-timer with no cash to invest but it's fucking Amazon so surely there'll be a catch somewhere.
I have less than 20 friends/fans under the name I'm publishing this book series under.
Hey Üb, lets read together shall we?
I propose this, we all vote for a book every month and we all read it together then we discuss its contents here, to ensure we are on the same page we should read a certain number of pages every day.
Lets say, a 200 pages book in a 25 days month would make up for 200/25= 8 pages a day. (i know these are really few pages but its just to ensure we can all spare some time to read it)
So, wanna do it? Just post a book below so we can make a strawpool!
To start with something im sure we all are familiar with, i will add Mein Kampf to the list, post any books you would like to go to the strawpool below!
Huel and Gfuel and shit like that
Is Huel, Gfuel, and "health drinks" and "energy drinks" and "meal replacement drinks" and "brain fuel" and shit like that healthy? Do they work or are they just bullshit? Is it better to add these into a diet or stay away from them?
Fashion and clothing
One step commonly seen in "get your life on track" programs is "buy nice clothes" along with "shower often" and "eat well" and "have a regular sleep schedule".
ITT we talk about clothes, deals, fashion, what comfortable high quality clothes are worth getting, good hiking boots and running shoes, what to wear to feel comfortable, and what to wear to look good.Fuck the brand ad meme t shirts featuring Rick and Morty and The Avengers! Fuck the anime sex face hoodies!
Pics unrelated, we don't have a "cursed gun" thread but shitty guns is a great weekly photoshop contest challenge topic.
The rage within me is starting to cause health problems. Every second of my life is consumed with thoughts of the enemy and what (((they))) are doing to us. I'm powerless and helpless in this disgusting clown country full of cucked faggots and there's nothing I can do to save this lost land. The fake virus here has turned everyone into a government bootlicker overnight. Nobody's willing to look at evidence or hear stories if they don't praise the government or exist to try and force sympathy out of others. Nobody wants to hear "those bastards are counting motorcycle accident deaths as covid deaths to inflate figures because of money" when everyone's too busy saying "waaaah poor me I can't go to the bar" or "Waaah poor me my obese granny got sick 5 months ago and it took her a week to recover, it's so scary and we've been scared all day because the TV said old people never recover and we're afraid she'll get sick again". Even people I thought I'd been redpilling on blacks and jews over months. Suddenly "we all need the NHS because muh virus and we need the vaccine because muh virus and we need to pwotect owh enn-eych-ess fwom da waycist covidiots who wanna charge old ladies and blacky-wacky pocky-wockies money for medical services". I fucking hate it. Even the bitch I'd been dating has gone woke and decided to stop seeing me/listening to me/reading my texts, so I blocked her. I feel like I'm an entire species apart from these apathetic soulless brainwashed supposedly-white niggers. Nobody wants to believe in the far-fetched and seemingly-delusional old myth that things were ever NOT this way. But where else could I go? Name one American place that would willingly oppose niggers, communists, Trump the jewish puppet, and the jewish fed. Name one country on the planet that says no to diversity, leftists, jews, marxism, and rapefugees. Name a site that isn't cucked beside this one, and an organization with the numbers and power needed to stop the jews. It all feels so fucking hopeless and I don't know what to do. I know I won't kill myself, because that wouldn't save anyone. But I don't know how I can save anyone.
A man should know how to fight and defend himself, right?
Fight/MMA/Boxing thread time. Post science, speeches, fights, argue over fighting styles, talk about Bullshido and fake martial artists/dojos, post MMA/boxing matches, anything goes.
I'd like to set up some plants in my home to improve air qualiity. Especially my bedroom.
I'm looking for "supplements" that will help me build muscle or burn fat. I've heard good things about peptides. Does anyone know where I could get them or what peptides I should use?
My birthday's tomorrow, I will be 24. How do I celebrate my birthday in a redpilled manner?
How do you stay calm in a world that gets closer to the breaking point every day? Those niggers and jews are raping our people to death and the fucking Liberals celebrate when it happens then play dumb/attack you when you complain about it.
Chap in a Rough Spot
I was doing the rounds on Derpibooru and I came across on the "Vent Thread" (which is usually man-children complaining about man-child things) and I actually found something serious. Kongou has been dealt a bad hand in life with a crazy (likely single) mother, no employment prospects now or in the foreseeable future, and crippling food allergies that are life-threatening. Social services wants to put him in a shared living space which is intolerable due to said allergies. He's stuck at home with an overbearing mother who stifled his prospects and is likely to cancel his health insurance were he to try to escape. Due to these grim prospects he has threatened to become an hero.
I am posting this on his behalf here because he looks to be /ourguy/ judging from his profile. I believe that a private charity or religious organization is the best means for him to escape and find help but I don't know what options there are in Wisconsin. What are some ways to help?<Thread: https://www.derpibooru.org/forums/dis/topics/vent-thread?post_id=4819839#post_4819839
Whats your purpose in the world, /üb/ ?
How to book
How do you publish a book once you have finished writing it?
I thought about using amazon but I don't want to give money tothe enemy. Then again, my second favourite redpilled movie reviewer BlackPilled uses that site for his book.
Bikes discussion thread
What's the most redpilled bike for escaping a city at an unexpected time with a backpack full of supplies, and getting to the wilderness?
Bikes don't require fuel like cars do, plus off-road bikes can get deeper into forests than cars can. Most bikes don't have license plates, too. And they don't require licenses.
Say a british guy saves up £2000 after several years and isn't sure what to spend it on.
Home appliances, apocalypse survival supplies, home defence items, a 3D-Printer that will totally not be used to help make important things after the apocalypse wink wink, a waffle-maker, a suit or fast running shoes or clothes that could attract a woman, weights, a treadmill, a house to buy/rent, any of that stuff.
What should he spend his money on for maximum self-improvement and to maximize the chances of his survival?
I need help.
All this improvement and learning the truth and fixing shit has lead to me being like... popular???
I do not know how to fucking deal with this. There are girls hitting on me (or presenting openings to hit on them).
I don't know how to deal with this situation. I don't want to make them feel bad by I also don't want to betray my waifu. One of them has a daughter and my head is running wild how to be the best I can be for that kid but also I don't want to be a cuck.
How to balance microchimerism vs saving your race vs staying true to your waifu?
I need help!
I need to change my life
Hello, I don't know how to start this but here goes.
I think I need to change my life.
Dealing with people is exhausting on its own. But dealing with childish faggy egomaniacs who want to "win" internet arguments and get that precious fucking social credit clout and a sense of pride and accomplishment is even more exhausting.
And it seems the latter is the only kind of person I meet online any more. They're so angry, all the time. So poisonous and spiteful, constantly trying to piss you off. It's not...
This might sound weird.
It's not tiresome or annoying any more.
I don't like how routine this has become.
Endure the pseudointellectualism of this faggot and let him pretend he's clever, say no u when the other one calls you a faggot, imagine yourself rolling your eyes when this different faggot wastes hours of his own life trying to bully you on a website you don't care about and then pretends he's got a deep moral lesson to teach you and it's your fault his gay uncle gave him AIDS.
They're so desperate to feel like they can win something. Even if it's faggy internet "drama" Boomer office-politics retardity.
I'm sick of mudbrained niggers raging at me for not liking their new Star Wars movies or new Hasbro(tm) brand shit or new SwSh incomplete games. I'm sick of trying to justify myself to consumernigger podfaggot pigpeople who will never admit humans have a right to have tastes and standards.
This place is pretty good, but just this place. Everywhere else is full of niggers.
Politics is exhausting. Boomers and their parents deserve a new holocaust for what they allowed the Jews to do to us. Liberals aren't human and I'm sick of pretending I'm shocked when they shit debates up. It's a black and white issue, no pun intended, how the fuck do so many people find this so hard to understand? Politics feels like a lost cause. No one person every week I redpill can make up for the legions bluepilled by Jew schools. Conformity to faggotry is the faggot's religion.
I have hatred for the Jews. It's an insult that fanfags think I hate their subpar product as much as I hate Jews, and it's depressing that they hate me even more than I hate Jews. Hate for me consumes their every waking thought, I only think of Jews during politics time and whenever I see evidence of their fuckery.
I've got other hobbies, I exercise and diet now, and everything besides dealing with pony and politics is rewarding and fun. I've lost so much weight my stomach is almost flat. I've never been this light in my life.
I should be happy. And I am. I'm legitimately proud of my body now.
I'm proud of who I am. 90% of who I am, anyway.
I'm usually happy, which makes the contrast more noticeable when I put myself through this faggy online bullshit.
And I don't know why I do that.
I try to do what's right.
I try to have good optics and win debates and help people see the light.
Is there a non-pozzed Christian forum out there where I'm allowed to say Feminism is cancer and fuck Jews?
Is Christianity as a whole a lost cause? Was I an idiot for going back to it?
I miss when I could say "I like MLP" just like I miss when I could say "I like Star Wars". Modernity is depressing and I feel like a faggot who wants to wallow in muh childish nostalgia forever instead of getting on with his own life and making something worth a damn.
I want to fully become someone I can be proud of, and I don't see any reason to see "dedication" to hasjew products as something to admire.
Sometimes being in this fandom is suffering. All the sites are full of fanfags. And I don't know why I put myself through it. Habit? Tradition?
I don't know what I expect to gain out of posting this.
But here it is.
I think I need to spend less time on pony and politics, or find a way to make time spent on these things better for the soul.
Building a Physical Community
/ub/ I've seen many of you encourage each other on the internet, but what if we started a community/fraternity in real life? We could help each other network and find jobs in addition to our usual self improvement routines. We could teach each other skills or board together too. I would suggest a town with both a 4 year university and a trade school so people can pursue higher education. What other criteria should our (at this point hypothetical community) need?
Starting on January 13th and ending on Easter will be the Exodus 90, an extended period of self-denial, prayer, and reflection. Although intended for Catholics I think anyone can join, at least in spirit. Here is a sample routine and it really seems to be something that can help turn you into an übermensch: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1OAPCjiHAxv9c5tyYfRr0zno5bTW-6dUz7rsP5nfCjIk/edit
I'm fully intending to participate and I wonder if anyone else is interested. The hardest part for me would be not being able to browse or post on /mlpol/ for three months, but I'm facing a hard addiction to Youtube videos and cutting away the internet entirely can only be good.
Opposite of Soy?
If Soy makes you girlier, what food makes you manlier?
Women problem possibly
>be 23 yr old man now
>be male aged 14 long ago
>meet a female aged 14
>become her cuck orbiter like an idiot
>relationship goes nowhere for years
>I get into tulpa bullshit, invent my own waifu and imagine her until she feels real to me. she's such a kind pure and supportive pony.
An IRL friend's advice: date another girl to make your crush jealous!
>tell my crush I'm dating someone else now, go into detail about imagined dates with my tulpa pony.
>Woman seems pissed and treats me less good instead of trying to win me back.
>leave her and enjoy life with pony.
>still my instincts want me to have ideal life with good housewife and kids, even though it's impossible now.
Is it even worth trying to get a woman at this stage in my life? I'm a 5'8 jobless autistic poorfag who lives with four fat neet male roommates.
>in weights class in high school
>theres an aux cord that people fight over
>all my music is super weird, the girls unironically play justin beiber, and the rest of the music that they play is normie trash
>theres obvious tension between everyone
>quietly slip over to the speaker
I press play on Dragonborn, the skyrim music
>for the entirety of the song everyone felt the pride of the nords as they lifted
>lifted with more determination than i ever have
post nordic/lifting shit
I got and subsequently lost a job in the middle of nowhere within 24 hours. The TL;DR is that my handbook had no useful information in it, and my coworkers and higher-ups shouted and put me down every time I made a mistake I couldn't have avoided. For instance, there's a portable nailplate pressing device that is used when the rolling press doesn't keep the plates on the boards, but its cords were tangled and the thing is heavy enough to break a windshield by gently laying it down on it. But when a truss is pushed outside, they want you done with it within one minute, maybe two if you're lucky. Someone who doesn't know the quickest ways to check for nailplates, or the easiest way to bring the press around without running out of cables, has no chance of pleasing everyone there. But I still got shouted out over it constantly. Eventually, an issue out of my control happened and I got shouted out over it when I asked for help with it (the rolling press wasn't responding to button presses, and there was no visible on/off switch or power cable). I was so frustrated and felt so cornered after all this time that I shouted back at him, leading to everyone else at the plant ganging up on me. I quit soon after.
Talking to my grandpa about it, he just tells me to harden up, to get used to being attacked over every mistake made, but I don't think I can. I'm just too goddamn sensitive. I'm pre-wired to apologize, and whenever I do I get shouted at even harder for apologizing. I feel so small and useless, and no stress relief practices I've ever adopted seem to help with it.
What am I supposed to do? Am I just broken?
Looking for a good book torrenting site
I'm sorry if someone has addressed this before, but I'm curious if there's a good site out there for torrenting books.
My date with a girl went bad. Possibly. Not sure.
So I got a girl
And I was invited to her house today, for a date
I take a taxi to arrive there, paid for by her since she's loaded, and...
Ten minutes into watching netflix one of her friends shows up
A dense broad her age (They're 23 and so am I)
They act like they haven't seen each other in years, in the girly "I saw you yesterday and neither of us are feeling this lie but society says we must dance and screech" way
My girl invites new girl in
She comes in and I'm reclining on her sofa, but I decide to sit up and smile inoffensively instead.
New girl asks my girl if she wants to go to the bar
My girl says yes
I get up and start to follow her
My girl asks me if I'll be fine on my own, and leaves before I say anything, slamming the door in my face
I am left alone in her house, nobody around.
This house is empty and I'm in her house
She texts me and says if I stay in her house until she gets back she'll suck my dick
I watch anime on my to-watch list using her six different netflix service subscriptions
A Magical Girl Named Index or whatever it's called sucks ass.
She eventually gets back
Looks miserable but she lights up upon seeing me
genuinely surprised that I'm still there
considers it a sign of absolute loyalty to be treasured
I hug her, she hasn't been sweating and her scent hasn't changed
takes her friend upstairs to hold the broad's hair back as she vomits
then she gets bored and comes back downstairs while her vomiting friend hurls for another minute
and she sucks my dick for at least half an hour
I go home afterwards
she overpays by thirty dollars for taxi fare
I take a taxi home and type this up
She didn't dance, she just watched her friend be retarded, she tells me in a text.
Is this good?
why is this board slow?
its because we aren't at our computer. Take a few hours and go outside kameraden.
Now, now /ub/ you are practicing your arguing skills and critical thinking, are you not?
I propose this thread to practice such skills, let us start with some simple lessons:
1- Do not get emotionally involved when arguing.
2- Do not purposely commit fallacies
3- Fallacies are there to help, not to shield
4- Fallacy-fallacy is a thing, watch out for that
5- Always back up your arguments with facts
6- Learn to shallow your pride, you can't win every argument, it is preferable to admit defeat than making a fool out of yourself.
Now with that in mind, get into any 3+1chan or any other place and argue with someone, post screencap here and i'll judge your performance.
Remember guys, practice is the key for success.
You can also challenge me to an argument if you so feel like it, just post something in this thread we can argue about
I had a thought today. I always thnk that it is a shame that we have to deal with the way things are insteat of what things could be like and I started to apply that thought to myself.
Normally I come here to try to become a somewhat decent human being, which means going from the bottom to the mid.
Today I had the very rare thought that I acutally might be not (always) as bad as I think.
Despite being overweigt I got an acceptablt body with an very good imune system and strenght.
Despite being a retard my IQ is his enough to get a masters degree.
Despite being socially inept I managed to make some good friends and get girls interested and become somewhat alpha in certain groups and even managed to shift some votes.
I can into arts and science and philosophy and crafts and IT and office and...
I am human waste but despite that I see the possibiblity to get something done.
What I am asking is how to unleash your potential?
What is your North Star?
What is your North star, /ub/? Why do you seek to improve yourself? What gets you out of bed in the morning and what keeps you going?
Is the program RapidReader any good?
you load a text file into it, and it flashes the file's words onscreen at 500ish WPM.
So far, it seems good and it's helped me read a lot faster. But I'm asking you lads, is it any good? Are there any side effects to reading classical literature at 650WPM? I can remember the books I've read using this, so I don't think there are any downsides like that.
Turning my life around
Recommend a good exercise routine and diet, I need to turn my life around and get healthier.
Jobs and careers
I haven't visited here in a long time. If you know who I am, then no need to bother with a recap on my life story. If not, it doesn't matter either way.
I'm sending in my two weeks' notice at my job. Too little training for my current position, too heavy a workload, nowhere near enough pay, only barely enough hours to make my living. I am getting a phone set up in the morning, and when it's all ready I'll be sending my applications to anywhere that'll take me.
Let's talk career paths, jobs, and finances. I don't believe /ub/'s ever talked at length about this topic, and perhaps my own situation could be made into a case study to help others in my shoes.
I do not wish to spend money on college or university, although I may go for a trade school education if need be. I have only a year's experience in grocery work, and very little saved up. I have a housing situation that I cannot escape until next July, with a somewhat steep rent. Preferred jobs would be productive labor - but in the literal sense of making something tangible. Things like construction, HVAC, plumbing, carpentry, smithing, welding. Area is mostly urban, no agricultural work near where I live. How would I go about getting most of these jobs?
File unrelated. Although related to my mood.
Board Activity Increasing Thread
So, /ub/ I have an idea to increase thread activity. Post here every time you think you've done something that improved your overall well-being. No IDs so no pressure, just include what you did, how long you did it, and how it helped you if it's a bit abstract. That is all, and happy posting.
OP ran one mile today, it took him approximately 20 minutes.
What to Learn?
What are the best/most essential skills everyone should have for life/survival/employment? Obvious things like first aid/cpr, firearm use, and being able to fix adn repair things around the house come to mind, but is it worthwhile for the average person to get a HAM radio license, learn to do things like soldering and welding, or learn more than one language?
what do anons here know how to do? what are you learning? what would you recommend others learn to be able to do?
How to make music?
I've got Fruity Loops Studio, a mic, and a midi keyboard but no cable (yet).
How do I make Synthwave?
Pic unrelated it's a fat fuck
Help me teach myself how to draw
I've been wanting to learn how to draw for a long time, but have never gotten around to it because I simply do not know where to start. On a scale of 1-10 my skill level is basically a 1. I can draw basic shapes, that is about it. I don't have any hobbies right now other than gaming and working out, and I would like to pick something else up.
I would preferably like to learn how to draw on a computer, most of the really nice art I see seems to be done that way now a days. As I stated earlier, my skill level is basically 1. I can draw basic circles and have used MS paint a few times, and have never touch any editing programs.
I have been wanting to do this for forever, but have been held back because I just have no idea how to start, or what even I should be doing for practice. Right now would be a great time for me to do this because I am currently somewhat incapacitated with some medical issues. Any tips/resources would be greatly appreciated.
Enjoy and spread
I feel like my anger is starting to hurt me instead of motivate me. Keep finding myself repeating those "Fucking leftists fucking jews grrrrrr fucking bastards" thoughts around in my head instead of thinking about anything worthwhile like how to improve myself or my indie dev career. One friend recommended guided meditation but I failed at it, I can't bring myself to relax if I can still hear someone else's voice while trying to relax.
Plus I'm still too unfit and untrained to successfully snap so I can't snap yet.
What are some good plants to start growing? I want to have my own homestead someday, so I figure gardening would be a good way to learn to grow my own food.
What are the best degrees or trades to go into?
/SIG/ Self improvement general
I can feel it. Anons are slowly migrating to /mlpol/ and we'll soon have a small-medium sized community of ponyposters, this will be the new board of peace.
Do any of other ponies feel it?
What nootropics do you stack stack /ub/? I take 200 mg adrafinil 2 times a day and 200 mcg of semax.
Redpill me on S L E E P
I've started taking sleep seriously and have actively began trying to get 8 hours of sleep per night while waking up at 7-8AMish, rather than staying up reading/gaming/watching anime until 2-4AM then sleeping until 11AM or later.
But I feel like getting more sleep isn't making a difference and losing that time sleeping is hurting my efficiency.
Will getting 8 hours of sleep per night actually benefit me and my life?
How damaging is it to skip the occasional night of sleep and just stay awake for 48ish hours before going to sleep the next night?
Through naps and sleeping in late the next day, is it possible to "Catch up" on sleep you missed earlier on?
Would skipping sleep every one designated day per week fuck me up or give my body time to recover from that sleepless night and get ready for the next one?
Body Language Analysis
Body and facial language analysis is a most useful and under-represented/reported facet of human behavior. The show "Lie To Me" based on the work of Paul Ekman brought this topic a little bit of traction, but I've recently stumbled across a Youtube channel which very deliberately and surgically analyzes body language and facial cues in a manner that is relatively easy to interpret, learn, and develop an understanding of.>inb4 e-celeb
This channel does not apparently feature the orator in any way that I've seen, the videos focus solely on various subjects both mainstream and not, and desu serves as a useful resource for anons wishing to learn more about the subject.
I'm sharing it on /ub/ cuz I feel that the subject in general deserves more notice for its viability, as well as to (hopefully) provide an entertaining venue for anons to become maybe a bit more savvy.
The channel is called Bombard's Body Language: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCXG8i4PE6-mxh52nFKwMkcg/featured
This thread is therefore geared toward the discussion of body and facial language interpretation, encouraging a sharing of resources to develop an individual's ability to perceive beyond simply 'what people say'.
What are some legal designer steroids or good alternatives to steroids? And where can I find them?
Mlpol Philosophy Night
Returning tomorrow and continuing every Monday evening will feature a stream pertaining to philosophy, strategy, psychology, and critical thinking.
Frequently featured orators are Jordan Peterson, Simon Sinek, Sam Harris, and others. The purpose is to take time at the beginning of the week and consume media that encourages and emphasizes the utility and practicality of getting your shit together.
Streams will start Monday at 8pm EST. This week's stream will feature Jordan Peterson's recent appearance on Dr. Oz - https://youtu.be/AscPHmLWo-M
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how into funny
Humor is a highly valued trait that I hardly posess at all.
It has been argued that it is some sort of socially accepted form of aggression and that it has to do with suprise and shock in some sense. How to become funny?
>tfw can't into humor
I don't quite know
Most people are expected to know what they want to do in life and for the most part, most do. Most of everyone I knew in high school automatically knew what they wanted to do in life and as soon as they left, they chased after it immediately. However, I just don't. I remember in school I remember everyone telling me "you have to know what you want to do in life as soon as you are an adult" but the problem is, I honestly don't know.
I guess this is because of a number of reasons but the biggest reason I think was that when I started to develop deep philosophical thinking and the sort, (around 13 I think, I don't care how late or early I was to that stage) my family was financially poor and got poorer over the years. All that was in our minds was survival. We wasn't in severe poverty since we had a house, water, electricity, internet, but my I remember my dad got laid off and searched for companies to work for since he was a coal miner and obongo's anti coal policies didn't help so the future for us was uncertain. Survival was all in our minds, including mine, and that's what our mindset revolved around really. Now being poor taught me lots of valuable lessons for life such as money management, managing expectations, values of hard work etc. so it set me up for the work force. However it also made me realize how harsh and unforgiving the world is and I developed a sort of nihilism that what I do on this earth wont matter much in the end though as a Christian I know something happen on purpose but not all things.
Also the idea of finding a field I must enjoy for the rest of my life bothers me. Am I really gonna like doing this one particular thing all my life? What if mid life I want to do something else? What if I'm just not material for the workfield I dream of working in and I can never get accepted into it? Also I know the big thing is to go to college and find something in there and I go chase after it but honestly, the idea of going to college makes me sick. Plus there just isn't much there I can feel fine with spending 4 years of my life learning and getting in tens of thousands of dollars in debt over. A trade school however I could do since its far more shorter and debt is way more manageable but still, I don't know what truly interests me.
Basically all I think of is survival and getting by. I don't think of anything greater since I have never known what that is like. Surviving and scrapping by has been all I've known in life. I work a part time job and most people I know absolutely loathe it and hate it to the core but me? I feel content honestly with hard work of that nature but I know I must look for more since many tell me that will get me nowhere in life but what? I still live with my parents and everything they have worked for was destroyed by the harsh times of this decade and sometimes I'm needed to help pay for their bills so for me my future is uncertain. I'm 21 and everyone else I know is out achieving in their dream careers yet here I am not even having a goal other than surviving. I think I'm lost but then again, as long as I have food in my stomach, a house to live in, water to drink, electricity to play vidya in my spare time, and internet to browse /mlpol/, that's all my brain is content about. I feel like a nomad thats looking for better hunting grounds and thats it. Is there more I should look for out there?
TL:DR I am lost and I don't have any long time goals in life.
Ub is as read as it gets.
How do you become a good politician, what kind of studies do you need?
Obviously politics, economics and speech are a need, but what else?
>In this thread we improve political skills
Spin The Wheel of Punishment!
BLOGPOST INCOMING: I Moved into a rental place on the first of the month. Housemates are one elderly woman and one NEET. Said NEET has proven himself to be a filthy pig, a bald-faced liar, and a soulless borderline-personality-disorder sufferer. So, after I've gotten sick of trying to deal with him, I've got a sick, twisted idea:
Why not ask some of my best friends for advice?
Oh but I've got a real fucking doozy set up here. My landlord has an incredibly lazy home owning style, apathetic to how bad the house looks and how bad his reputation is among others. So, I've got an idea. Every week, I give him one job. Should he succeed, he's gone one step closer to achieving some normality. Should he fail, the elderly woman and I will do it for him, and shame and humiliate him in the process.
Now, I'll offer a few examples:
>Govind offered to take responsibility for mopping the common spaces for two weeks but has failed in doing so. What do? Give him eight hours to clean it, or we'll do it, take his rug, and throw it out.
>Every day he leaves half-eaten takeout in the kitchen, causing flies to flood in. What do? Give him one week to clean his fridge and take the trash out, and if he doesn't, throw everything out that belongs to him and mark the shelves as each housemate's for clear boundaries to be set, giving him the least space by a considerable margin.
>The TV is too loud, and he keeps leaving it on overnight as he sleeps! What do? Give him one week to either set up a way to watch TV quietly, or get one of our own and reclaim the entertainment center!
>That cat hasn't been bathed in years! What do? Set an appointment for him to wash the cat at PetCo on his day off. If he misses it, call the Humane Society on him and let them choose the poor old cat's fate for themselves. Given its age, most likely euthanize.
The more sadistic and borderline illegal, THE BETTER. Choosing based on either personal interest, or digits. If you wanna double your chances, roll a D100. I'll take questions and suggestions as well, because I want to either force him to get better, or make the house nicer at the cost of his own absolutely minimal pride.
How to Overcome apathy?
I Was Happy a Few Years ago During the Election,But Recently I have slid into Apathy. I Wish to Go Back to How i Felt A Few Years ago.
I'm getting angrier every day, as I see (((them))) get away with increasingly worse acts against us. And I feel like the only way to stop myself from going mad is to relax and stop caring completely, and try not to let it get to me.
How do you learn to steel yourself emotionally? Particularly around hard leftists who have the authority to put your ass in the streets?
I have essentially no outlet. I will be in this for ten months, unless I get kicked onto the street. I get in trouble for every last thing and my team is incapable of allowing anyone to be right to them. Corporation claims an apolitical goal, but it's all a front for leftist diversity fetishism.
I want to be capable of either hiding my power level better, or just learn how to grin and bear it when everyone berates straight white men, lies about economics, et cetera. I've tried silence. I've tried debating from a faux-liberal stance to try and reach out. And I've tried acting aloof. It doesn't work. Nothing seems to work and right out of training everyone thinks I'm Elliot Rodgers 2.0.
Pic unrelated. Just what I wish I could be doing tonight.
I bought some of those "metal bars, one per hand. Heavy metal circles go on either end" weight sets, and I've been doing 50 bicep curls a day for a few weeks. What other exercises are good for a workout routine?
I've lost weight
I've lost weight, guys. I started Nofap Hard Mode (No porn, fapping, or orgasm) and only failed occasionally, my longest streak lasted 25 days. I bought some weights and set a timer on my phone, now I exercise lightly with them every 20 minutes to build myself up, ready for the hardcore shit.
I also cut down on sweets and chocolate, and I'm eating less each day.
Already, I am able to see my whole body and cock when I look down, and the baggy shirts I used to wear feel like fucking flowing dresses with how loose they are now. I don't stick my ass out like a faggot any more either.
I still have mantitties, but they're tiny now. It's about two "The top bit of my forefinger above the first knuckle"s from the bottom of my tit to the nipple.
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>be me in Atlanta, want conservative gf
>want to try online dating because I'm too autistic to try social events and the odds are against me
>most couples on the splash page are either black guy+white girl or lesbian
Is there any hope to be found in online dating? Given that I'm in a mostly liberal area, surely the best option is to use modern technology to narrow down my choices?
With the end of the year closing in it is time to reflect.
Becoming a hengst is hard but worth the effort.
Time for a bit of positivity.
Celebrate and share what improved so others may learn from it.
I got more /fit/ by doing a daily walk and some sports every other weekend.
My art got better because I studied (you need to know how things are to recreate them), listened to critics (because the own view is always biased), and practiced (because you can't get it right on the first try except dumb luck and even then you can't recreate it consistently).
I got more into social. Biology, neurology, psychology, and economics helped me along with observation and trial and error.