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1 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10123 14:24

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601 Name: ((●)トェェェイ(●)) : 1993-09-10159 19:32

Dicks out for George Floyd

602 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10159 19:47

I don't really get the bitch vibe from them. I know a family and they come off very materialistic and status-seeking but they don't whine. I know them and Japan have very tenuous relations but from what I have read from Japanese textboards and imageboards they raid themselves regarding this because mentioning Koreans especially in relation to Japan is a good way to rile up and derail a thread

603 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10159 20:19

How many times must Japan apologize for crimes 100 years ago?

604 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10159 21:14

The Koreans don’t deny they have apologized, but they claim the Japanese understate the extent of their crimes.
Online though, I imagine most of the time it's bait or hyperbole.

605 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10159 21:37

japs = russians
koreans = khokhols

606 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10159 21:53

china = poland

607 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10159 22:18

slav subhuman desperately wants japanese to be like him

608 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10160 00:56

sous beats - lo fi hip hop to cook steak to

609 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10160 02:55

アメ公 = пиндос

610 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10160 08:01

I am sick of rap. I hope another genre of music gets popular in the '20s, when the decade really kicks off

611 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10160 10:14

>>610 I don't get it, there are frillions of songs you can listen to any time you like now, and there is all kinds of new music being made daily - who's forcing hip hop on you?

612 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10160 12:35

I agree with most of this, and I don’t even particularly dislike the music. It just has dominated my local festivals for so long now that if I’m in the mood for live music I may go listen to nobodies performing a club or something

613 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10160 12:49

Music is the shittiest artform.

614 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10160 14:26

I thought dqn was on a crusade against paintings

615 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10160 15:08

Fuck paintings

616 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10160 15:45

( ˃ ヮ˂) Paintings are cool!

617 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10160 16:06

Whites are the spergiest race
Blacks are the whiniest and most childish race
Asians are the most (non Asperger's) autistic race
Mexicans are

618 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10160 16:22

when you wake up you're nice and relaxed and you have that calm energy, then you take caffeine and all that goes away. what's the point?

619 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10160 16:36

Latino people are the most obsessed with posting images of the simpsons smoking weed

620 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10160 17:10

I'm having trouble motivating myself to jack off, could someone please encourage me

621 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10160 18:00

People who drink caffeine like that, usually have urgent things to do first thing in the morning or don't sleep enough

622 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10160 22:53

>>618 There's plenty of time for calm energy in my grave, I like to live at 100mph

623 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10160 23:10

I don't know what you're talking about. I feel dead and barely alive when I wake up.

624 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10161 00:02

pop music is the shittiest art form

classical music ok, primitive music good, paintings >>>>>>> pop music

625 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10161 00:29

kpop is what american culture will look like by the end of biden's term

626 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10161 00:42

kpop more like kpoop

627 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10161 02:11

Everyone is always kpop this kpop that. I don't get the hype or controversy, isn't it just softcore porn because regular porn is illegal there for some reason

628 Name: ((●)トェェェイ(●)) : 1993-09-10161 04:27

Clonepa: Crapass

629 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10161 09:19

>>624 I disagree, well-crafted pop music can be transcendental

630 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10161 17:06

you're right, honestly, it's fine. what i should have poured my derision onto was poetry

that being said, i get phases where i love pop music, and then i get phases where i find it completely unlistenable. i'm in one of the latter right now.

631 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10161 17:07

currently thinking about a certain photo of alex jones (welsh presenter)

632 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10161 17:21

>>630 Take all your derision and turn it into something positive

633 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10161 17:43

How come textboards always break when holidays start, and then the owner is away for two months because she's french or some shit? It's Kyon-kun's Denwa all the fuck over again.

634 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10161 18:59


635 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10161 19:16

Which place is this about? Don't think I know any boards ran by french females.

636 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10161 19:17

Finally finished a book. Seemed like a happy end, but then main heroine died in epilogue in the most painful way imaginable. Ballsy as fuck, but I have a terrible aftertaste right now.

637 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10161 19:33

It's not ballsy. "I want to write a book where the bad guy wins/the MC dies" is the most basic new author stuff that people don't know how to do correctly.

638 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10161 19:46

The one that goes Unmatched [ in regex; marked by <-- HERE in m/[ <-- HERE URL=/ at common.pm line 212, <$read> line 3. because lol continuous deployment ;3

639 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10161 19:49

Curiously, "bad guy" died 3 months before that event. He planned well enough and she was stupid enough to go right into the trap long after he was dead. She was practically begging to be killed for the entire book just for a cheap thrill, but her luck dept finally catching up to her in the end caught me by surprise. It's so fucking rare for me, I'm both very angry and impressed.

640 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10161 20:48

her titties in the red dress?

641 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10161 21:44


642 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10162 05:02

man, i feel bad for people who share a birthday with american homosexuality day

643 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10162 07:27

alternative universe in which tarzan boy is the meme anthem instead of africa by toto

644 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10162 07:48

There's a holiday for GNAA??

645 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10162 09:03

>>643 Baltimora is pædophile text slang for "I'm running at them now with my trousers down".

646 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10162 10:07

Pædophile has æ in it
æ is the logo for encyclopedia dramatica

647 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10162 10:12

using a laptop is killer on my posture

648 Name: Mr. Fancypants : 1993-09-10162 10:59

>>646 Encyclopedia is the American English spelling for Encyclopædia. It's also in “Encyclopædia Britannica”. “Encyclopaedia” is also acceptable, but Mac users can press alt+' for æ

649 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10162 11:27

Interestingly, I think typewriters and especially telegraphs are why a lot of ligature usage has been dropped from American English.

650 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10162 11:29

all the popular kids are like Æ but I'm doing my own thing with Œ

651 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10162 12:34

Broke: SPL
Woke: MLS

652 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10162 15:54

I wonder if people fear robots becoming sentient/self-aware and then uprising against us because they read too much science fiction

653 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10162 16:37

you might be onto something. let me support your point with science fiction. it seems like that old stanislaw lem concept, you know, if a real alien appeared we wouldn't be able to communicate with it and it might not give a shit about us. the same could reasonably be predicted for AI.

654 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10162 16:41

>>643 and Gay Fuel took the meme energy drink spot?

655 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10162 20:17

cooking is frustrating because, like sleep, it's something i will do a lot in my life, nearly every day, so it's worth getting things set up right to do it well. i have a nice mattress and a vitamix.

the frustrating part is that, unlike sleep, there are millions of skilled cooking professionals who do it even more often than i will ever, and consequently i will never be "good" at it. quilting? do it for an hour or two every day, including some reading about techniques, and you'll get good at it, guaranteed. math, or writing? same thing. but not cooking.

the only other thing i can think of that's like this is learning a foreign language. but cooking is obviously more useful than that.

656 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10162 20:24

The grass is always greener, there will always be a 5yo asian kid who does it better than you, etc. Even though I don't think of myself as a good cook, my friends all seem to like what I make.
As usual, the answer is "more onions".

657 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10162 20:25

And garlic!

658 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10162 20:43

When in doubt, drown the food in ketchup.

659 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10162 21:04

I will hunt you down

660 Name: ((●)トェェェイ(●)) : 1993-09-10162 21:19

You only need a few years of cooking as a serious hobby to make better food than the majority of restaurants out there. In fact the majority of restaurants aren't really very good. You'll notice the compromises, flaws, and inadequacies as you cook more and more. While you won't have the same volume of practice and as sharp a skill set as professionals, there are a lot of advantages you'll have when cooking too. The amount of thought and care you can put into a dish can reasonably exceed anything done outside of the top few tiers of restaurants. You have more versatility in what you do. You have no expectations to worry about meeting, no limits on the type/theme of food you're making, no worries about the business aspects of developing/making a dish, etc.

As long as you're making things that challenge you instead of just picking something from Allrecipes or the Food Network or something, you're going to notice really quick progress. Library book sales always seem to have a culinary arts textbook for a dollar. You'll learn a lot from those even if they do tend to be Eurocentric. Cookbooks from famous well-regarded restaurants are also a pretty good resource. You'll see a lot of interesting things that you otherwise wouldn't see. The French Laundry Cookbook is really easy to find for dirt cheap and it's a cookbook that's actually very accessible once you know your way around the basics. The Fat Duck cookbook is on the opposite side of the spectrum. You'll likely never make a single dish out of it, but reading through it can give a lot of ideas and a different view of ingredients and components. The Noma Guide to Fermentation is a good read if you're at all interested in fermentation (and Koji Alchemy if you want to delve a bit deeper into using koji). Though you'd probably want to go with something Art of Fermentation by Katz as a primer, but it's really not necessary. All these books and a lot more are on libgen. The more you make different dishes the more you'll notice patterns that. The more you make dishes that challenge you or do something that you're unfamiliar with the more you'll pick up new tools. The more you pick up the better you can improvise on your own. Every once in a while I look back at something I made and think how only a year previous I wouldn't have imagined doing something like that.

tl:dr: You can pretty much disregard all that since it isn't a competition anyway. No reason to worry about how you stack up to other people as long as you're getting a sense of satisfaction from your progress and whatever you produce. I'll never be an elite cook, and I'm ok with that. Or even a moderately competent musician, but I still like to play my instrument a few hours a week.

661 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10162 22:38

I watched a snippet of the iCarly reboot and apparently iCarly's caretaker/tutor figure accidentally hires a prostitute to another character through an app. Upon hearing this, iCarly remarks that "this is how my friend Anna paid for law school". Oh yeah, Dan Schneider is an external consultant for this show.

662 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10162 23:11

What do you think of the joy of cooking

663 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10162 23:50

Is there any feet yet

664 Name: ((●)トェェェイ(●)) : 1993-09-10162 23:53

I have an old 1975 edition I bought at a book sale many years ago. Not sure what the latest edition is like, so I don't really know how a new edition compares to the one I know. Since mine is the 1975 edition, there's some "outdated" stuff for today's audience since tastes and how we view food has changed drastically. There are lot of recipes for molded salads for an obvious example. But if the newer ones are similar to the one I have, it's full of tons and tons of solid info on a lot of different topics even if the recipes are a bit basic. I haven't opened it in years, so I flipped through to refresh my memory and there's actually a lot more in here than I remembered. I opened to a random page and it tells you how to skin and clean a squirrel. Another tells you how to make maple syrup from scratch by tapping a tree. I'm sure if I sit down and read through it all I'll learn some stuff I didn't know before.

665 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10163 03:08

If it makes you feel any better, I am also not very good at anything I do regularly, and I don't even have any tips for coping with it.
My latest confirmation of this is that after practicing FPS aim almost every day since 2019, I just got a copy of KovaaK, where all my scores are legit 1-10%ile on every challenge. Like sure the top scores might be a self-selecting group of showoffs, but damn.
Still, you can specialize in a kind of cuisine you like and be the local/family "expert". Sometimes, expertise is just about being the person who bothers and is available, not absolute terms.

Books on cooking technique are surprisingly rare. The info is all out there on the Internet now, if you weren't fortunate enough to have someone teach you any (you could drop some money on night classes...), but a thorough listing of techniques is still a good thing to have.

666 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10163 03:15

I will hunt you down and I will kiss you. You will never feel sad in this town again. Trust me, I can turn people loved-up and I can turn you into a happy little puddle, if you weren't one already.

667 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10163 06:39

tired of west coast and european mfers who keep moving streamers to stream during my work hours

668 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10163 07:35

Fuck the kiwiniggers

669 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10163 07:44

you should be thanking them, for helping you curb your livestream addiction

670 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10163 08:22


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672 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10163 14:18

Couple of typos on https://4-ch.net/guide/view/history

>It's sucess is attributed to it's early start in the social adoption of the Internet

673 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10163 16:36

virgin near vs chad yanderedev

674 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10163 17:06

I like the feeling of wet clay on my skin until it turns m hands raisin-like and the dirt seeps across the moisture gradient into my dermis.

675 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10163 18:32

She is lying to me but I'm too afraid to call her out.

676 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10163 18:50

It made me slightly nostalgic seeing there are people who freak about Fox News like it's 2006.
It also made me kinda wistful that there are people who worship Scandinavia/Northern Europe based on stats like it's the early 2010s.

677 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10163 19:26

European timed stuff is fun. It gives you something to do during the morning and early afternoon

678 Name: ((●)トェェェイ(●)) : 1993-09-10163 19:57

Can I get a tuxedo roll?

679 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10163 20:37

Mr Blobby makes me incredibly scared of the British

680 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10163 21:04

islamic state of italy and sicily

681 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10163 21:20


>You only need a few years of cooking as a serious hobby to make better food than the majority of restaurants out there.

I already do, but the thought that I've devoting thousands of hours of my life to this (and will devote thousands more) and there will always be someone better than me in the same small town in bumfuck nowhere is somehow quite surprising. Like yeah, the head chef at the local restaurant isn't cooking all (or any of) the meals himself, and the food that restaurant puts out is often tainted by shoddy work (due in part to high staff turnover because of rampant labor exploitation in the industry) doesn't mean he isn't a better cook than i'll ever be. probably extends to the line cooks. I'm pretty sure most of them are miles ahead of me if you put them on a home cooking schedule (as opposed to a restaurant where everything is permanently needed 20 minutes ago) and give them enough time to learn the recipes (which they will if they work at an establishment for long, but that thing about turnover).

Like, maybe i came off and somewhat dismayed or something, and maybe i am a little bit, but cooking is still clearly a really really good hobby (healthy, promotes social cohesion, makes people around you happy) and worth doing.

as for books with techniques...
for entry level i'd recommend "food lab" by lopez-alt.
once you know the basics i recommend the textbooks published by the culinary institute of america (libgen).
i wouldn't bother with anything published before y2k unless you live on a farm, but that's just me.

i have the french laundry one but tbh i don't think most 'famous restaurant' books have much relevance to the home chef.

682 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10163 21:33

Lol, MAMA-san's le vacation was only three days long and started on a friday

683 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10163 21:57

Her coming back caused France to lose

684 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10164 03:19

Returning to Steam after so many years and noticing all the games that are in my library but not in the store... it's kind of sad.

(Also noticing EA put Dragon Age II back in at some point haha)

685 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10164 08:49

Mr. Blobby's Pink And Spotty Bulbous Salutation

686 Name: ((●)トェェェイ(●)) : 1993-09-10164 17:31

I'd think that if your practice is producing high volumes of shoddy food, you're not going to be gaining much outside of sharpening the mechanical skills involved. Most restaurants have rigid, static menus that change once every few months if that, so the average line cook is making the same set of dishes without getting much experience outside that. This isn't even considering the restaurants that are little more than reheating and mixing stations for premade foods ordered from corporate or Sysco/US Foods (a lot of chain and family restaurants in the US are like this. I'm not sure how prevalent this practice is in other countries). That's what I was trying to highlight with the advantages of someone coming at home. This is anecdotal, but most people I know in the food industry aren't really that passionate about it. A lot view it the same way a spreadsheet jockey views their job. Since a lot of people here are into programming I think it would be familiar to look at it like the distinction between the passionate amateur and the guy who just does it as a 9-5.

>i don't think most 'famous restaurant' books have much relevance to the home chef

I strongly disagree with this. There isn't really anything in French Laundry that isn't easily accessible to someone who enjoys cooking. The only real barrier is the heavy use of a lot of seasonal or regional ingredients which prohibits when you can make something and whether you'll need to find an appropriate local substitution. There isn't anything in terms of technique or equipment that's unavailable to anyone cooking at home. In fact I've personally made more use of French Laundry, Momofuku, Baco, and Angie Mar's cookbooks individually than for example Food Lab since you mentioned that. And I think that's a pretty good book. I'd even say some of the stuff in CIA's Charcuterie book is comparable to French Laundry in terms of complexity.

687 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10164 17:54


688 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10164 19:16


>This isn't even considering the restaurants that are little more than reheating and mixing stations for premade foods ordered from corporate or Sysco/US Foods

Even in the US, there is a lot of hole in the walls and bistros, etc that aren't like that and are worth going to.
It's sad how much of the modern world is like this, radio and some podcasts are like this. There are "prep services" that have jokes and bits ready-made for you, even with the set-up for bits included.

689 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10164 19:52

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690 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10164 22:01

i wonder how many years are we away from hinamizawa syndrome becoming real, maybe 4-5?

691 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10164 23:55

if/when wet bulb temperatures start going past 35 C, there's going to be people that will go delirious just by walking on the street, as they become physically unable to cool their brain as it slowly fries inside their skull

692 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10165 04:04

Are all nieces this bone prone?

693 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10165 04:42

Non-Leftists is an anagram of Flintstones

694 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10165 05:15

695 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10165 07:45

I'm kind of surprised Buddhism hasn't gotten more popular in the west, considering Siddhārtha Buddha's story sounds like what a lot of people (especially those from wealthy countries or backgrounds) who
are going through depression and the dissatsification with modern life complain of.

I wonder if it never became widespread in the west is because it's too exotic in its supernatural element, because there's no middle-ground between lay life and asceticism or perhaps because a lot of its teachings are categorized or described with very complex and foreign-sounding words that a lot of westerners find it hard to get into teachings or are mystified by the Theravādas and your Mahāyānas.

I don't know, I thought it would be more popular by now considering most peoples beef with religion is the Abrahamic teachings not approving of homosexuality. (Which I'm aware is controversial itself in Dharmic religion, but the exotic and progressive marketing that a lot of temples do to attract westerners would omit this.)

696 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10165 07:48

Oh, and vegetarianism, but that has become a secular fad diet so I don't think it would hurt it too much anyway.

697 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10165 08:32

>>695 I think it's a stretch to say disapproval of homosexuality is what most people's beef with religion is, it's certainly one for some but I think there are lots of reasons why less people today have time for religion. I think that's also why it hasn't led to any other religion like Buddhism becoming more popular, people aren't looking to fill that gap with a different kind of spirituality

698 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10165 08:53

To the person who liked spankbang, don't you think it's a bit saturated with big ass interracial porn?

699 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10165 13:15

for the record i am now completely open to the idea that dennis ritchie was assassinated

700 Name: ( ´_ゝ`) : 1993-09-10165 13:34

I think most people disapprove of homosexuality, not Christianity. And I think Buddhism didn't catch on outside of Asia because we simply just don't believe it. Buddhism came out as an offshoot of Hinduism which is an offshoot of Vedism at around 500 BC and it had its chance in Ancient Greece, and Greeks ended up influencing Buddhism rather than the other way around, and it died off never having a fraction of the popularity of that of the Bible (Septuagint, New Testament)

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