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420chan is Getting Overhauled - Changelog/Bug Report/Request Thread (Updated March 22)
Write something one word at a time V.2 by Archie Manderworth - Wed, 10 Jan 2018 04:59:35 EST ID:kB9vcdQ8 No.69747 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Since our last thread was so RUDELY interrupted, I hearby start a new thread in the same vein.

1) one word per post, punctuation, whatever
2) no spunky meddlin'

I shall begin:

Orbital
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Basil Sommlefield - Thu, 21 Mar 2019 01:00:48 EST ID:Y+XYiunY No.70479 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>70477
him
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Hamilton Goodcocke - Sun, 24 Mar 2019 16:55:08 EST ID:YHGK5cUA No.70485 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>70479
again!
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Eugene Nennermadge - Sun, 24 Mar 2019 23:38:05 EST ID:0jgHCyVM No.70486 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Finally,


book store scores by 3 - Sat, 23 Feb 2019 20:15:30 EST ID:on/4UyoE No.70424 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Post your recent bookstore finds. Here's mine, prob my best haul in a long time featuring my holy trinity of writers: Bukowski, Miller, Burroughs
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Jack Congerford - Thu, 21 Mar 2019 02:09:45 EST ID:OUy1nkIz No.70480 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Excuse the Spanish.
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John Honeydale - Fri, 22 Mar 2019 16:50:41 EST ID:lOMvqI3T No.70483 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>70480
I'll talk the obvious and say Saramago is a Portuguese author -- and writes in Portuguese.
Is the book any good tho? Never read it
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Augustus Hovingmotch - Sun, 24 Mar 2019 01:13:49 EST ID:OUy1nkIz No.70484 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>70483
I said excuse the Spanish because the Saramago book and the Gaiman book were translated to Spanish.

And yeah, so far I'd say it's the best book I've read from him (although I've only read Blindness and Seeing). It reminds me of The War of the End of the World by Mario Vargas Llosa in many ways, which is a book I love. Surprisingly enough, the way he presents the events leading up to the crucifiction and Jesus' own life are fairly... Christian, in a way. A surprise considering he was a notorious atheist.


RED PILL READING LIST by Doris Debberhall - Sun, 15 Apr 2018 19:38:50 EST ID:fb7Anl99 No.70019 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I'm making a redpill reading list, as a joke. It's basically laughably ridiculous pieces that would dupe the pseudo-intellectuals infesting the chans. A mix of fedora, right wing rants, totalitarianism, religious and new age charlatans, and so on. I'm asking for contributions and suggestions.

Here it is so far:
Dr. Jordan B. Peterson, PhD - 12 Rules for Life
Stefan Molyneux, M.A. - Universally Preferable Behavior
InfoWars
Breitbart
Milo Yiannopoulos - Dangerous
Charles Murray - The Bell Curve
Mike Cernovich - Maga Mindset
Jonah Goldberg - Liberal Fascism
Ann Coulter - In Trump We Trust
Scott Lamb - The Faith of Donald Trump
President Donald J. Trump, B.S. - The Art of the Deal
Patrick J. Buchanan - The Death of the West
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Polly Fumbleluck - Mon, 15 Oct 2018 21:49:11 EST ID:Y6GWRCoI No.70354 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Here's one, Charles R. Drew, setting phlebotomy as a safe Haven for Vampires and Vampyres, and using it as a way to give Vampires and Vampyres a way to introduce other ethnic groups gene perks to Whites as he was one of Hitlers secret scientists

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_R._Drew
There are schools in his name devoted to teaching found Children how to be a Vampire or a Vampyre
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Nicholas Buzzgold - Tue, 23 Oct 2018 20:11:10 EST ID:6J9NB/jd No.70365 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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No one has mentioned the Bible so I'll recommend that.
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Isabella Borrycocke - Thu, 21 Mar 2019 12:29:14 EST ID:MI25KeAG No.70482 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>70354
Sauce? Lmao


Non Fiction Stuff by Caroline Fennerfire - Wed, 21 Nov 2018 05:54:03 EST ID:0YXAfObP No.70398 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I'm on the lookout for some comfy books about real stuff.
Travel journals are often neat, really liked A Year In Provence by Peter Mayle.
Started on Pilgrimage to Mecca by Lady Evelyn Cobbold recently, but since the entries are dated I decided to read it at the same dates as they're written.
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Oliver Nillerville - Thu, 22 Nov 2018 13:15:16 EST ID:pyv38Bpq No.70399 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Jack London's stories about the Yukon gold rush are fictional, but he actually went there and experienced it, so there is factual basis for much of his settings.
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Ebenezer Brummlewick - Sat, 24 Nov 2018 04:02:53 EST ID:JfA8ZcEt No.70403 Ignore Report Quick Reply
You might enjoy Che Guevara's Motorcycle Diaries, if you haven't read that already.
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Isabella Borrycocke - Thu, 21 Mar 2019 12:26:23 EST ID:MI25KeAG No.70481 Ignore Report Quick Reply
My favorite non fiction books

  • the autobiography of Malcolm x as told to Alex haley

  • the big book of alcoholics anonymous

  • the long walk to freedom, nelson Mandela's autobiography

  • experiments in truth, by mahatma ghandi


Bump While Reading by Ebenezer Brookham - Fri, 04 Mar 2016 09:04:46 EST ID:bq5scg8g No.68199 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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What are you guys reading right now?

Brandon Sanderson just released the third and final book of his Reckoners trilogy, and it was fantastic. Where are all the Sanderson fans in here? It was this board that told me to read his shit, and now that I do, nobody ever will talk about them with me lol

Now starting Altered Carbon. Netflix is making a show based on it, and I like reading books that have adaptions impending so I can compare them later.
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Esther Hunnerham - Fri, 15 Mar 2019 13:35:35 EST ID:zQUxMHtk No.70454 Ignore Report Quick Reply
i am fond of reading sci fi
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Ian Findernudge - Tue, 19 Mar 2019 19:21:16 EST ID:dxaf/QHW No.70474 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Finally knuckled down and got some momentum re-reading The Book of the New Sun. It's just so fuckin' dense that I never get more than a few chapters in before I hit a depressive patch, give up on reading for a week or so, and never get back into it, but this time I just got that shit done.
The structure annoys me from time to time, there's too much jumping around in the narrative - like, 'The Claw of the Conciliator' begins some time after 'The Shadow of the Torturer' ends, with no explanation of how the characters got to where they are or what happened between then and now. Then 7 chapters later, there'll be one sentence, an off-handed remark, like Wolfe just realized that he never explained what happened and is hand-waving the discrepancy away.
That said, it's still one of the best books I've ever read.
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Hamilton Smallforth - Thu, 21 Mar 2019 00:15:51 EST ID:ylxQEmun No.70478 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Reading Raw Spirit by Iain Banks. It's bittersweet; wonderfully warm writing on subjects I deeply enjoy and a more personal look into Iain's mind than his fiction. But he's dead and I've read all but one of his books. There'll never be another new one to read, after this.
It's hard to binge it: much like the whisky it's about, it's best enjoyed a little at a time so it can really be savoured.


Heroic Poems by Sidney Clenningstock - Mon, 18 Mar 2019 13:21:00 EST ID:tw2BMDH/ No.70471 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I recently bought a book of translations of Old English poetry and am enjoying it a lot. I used to read a lot of REH as a kid (Conan, kull, Solomon) and a lot of the poetry in this collection reminds me of the heroic adventure type poetry that REH wrote.

Do you guys know of any recommendations for other poetry along these lines? Narrative poems that deal with battles, traveling, exotic lands, etc. I'm mostly familiar with the epics like Homer, Gilgamesh, Beowulf, Theogony, etc but I'm looking for poems that are more in the shorter formats.


The consolations of philosophy by Hedda Suddleridge - Sun, 17 Mar 2019 08:49:43 EST ID:q7RgTLNM No.70458 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I wonder, what have you learned from a philosopher or piece of philosophy that has had a practical impact on your life?
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Betsy Mugglecocke - Sun, 17 Mar 2019 15:54:55 EST ID:dw7KoI5Z No.70467 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Plato taught me that democracy is unreliable as a form of government.
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Martha Shittingstock - Sun, 17 Mar 2019 20:50:51 EST ID:iEw+WpiR No.70468 Ignore Report Quick Reply
As I've grown many philosophers have influenced my thinking up until I reached Buddha. I've been a fan of Plato, Max Stirner, Kierkegaard, Schopenhauer, Epictetus, Confucius, and Nietzsche.

But through Buddha I encountered Nagarjuna. From Nagarjuna I discovered Tsongkhapa.

There's no going back once you've reached the pinnacle of thought. Nagarjuna showed that all can be negated. Tsongkhapa showed that negation does not mean a new position is being posited. Now I'm studying the 'Awareness and Knowledge' literature present in the monastic community. The different types of thought and mind. I'm grateful to have the monastics of the Gelug tradition in my area and being open to helping discuss and understand these incredibly difficult topics.
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Fucking Pittstone - Mon, 18 Mar 2019 08:07:13 EST ID:QJgEfxFN No.70470 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>70468
That's interesting! Do say more

I'm just starting to get into some Buddhism, the idea of cultivating Bodhicitta appeals to me. It's like that universal love for mankind that Jesus talked about, but without all that higher power taint. There are also practical exercises for how to attain it, where as in Christianity we were just told to love our smelly neighbor, we were never told how on earth to do that.



Writing discussion by Edwin Conninghore - Fri, 15 Mar 2019 23:03:36 EST ID:6MptVB4y No.70455 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Anyone writing? Post what you're writing and get ideas/feedback

I'm working on a uncanny vally book where a guy gets stranded in a weird town. Unsure why, and it's really not progressing trying to tie things together like why the town is coo-coo. NFI what I'm doing at this point.

Trying to develop a narrative on the uncertainty of a lot of our society and how it effects us as spiritual beings. Internet, commodification of culture and existence, the black hole of drugs, crime, ideology. Thinking of tying it into a source portal that is corrupting the townspeople and a man has to struggle to try and survive and flick the switch off on this portal before it and the townspeople get him.
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James Bopperway - Sat, 16 Mar 2019 09:00:50 EST ID:ylxQEmun No.70456 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Right now I'm writing a sort of one-shot, very short epistolary thing. It might be too subtle for most people but I suppose I'll have to wait and see.


Can we get an OC poetry thread? by Frederick Snodridge - Thu, 10 Jan 2013 01:05:46 EST ID:tmVYcUte No.59689 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Haven't seen one in a while, let's get some OC poetry! Just wrote this right now,

Three kings and a jack, traveling down the road.
The road is it, it calls them all, with only time as their foe.
The curtain like clouds, blind them all.
Nothing's certain, nothing's forever

On they must go, on the they must go.
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Nell Cumblestotch - Fri, 16 Nov 2018 21:15:40 EST ID:fxdZTGjz No.70393 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Wide-eyed in an empty city
A light in your heart
Made it ok
Or better even
And nothing
Can take that away
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Hannah Bongerdale - Mon, 19 Nov 2018 23:19:46 EST ID:7X2gUv4M No.70395 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I close my eyes
Only for a moment and the moment's gone
All my dreams
Pass before my eyes; a curiosity

Same old song
Just a drop of water in an endless sea
All we do
Crumbles to the ground though we refuse to see

Don't hang on
Nothing lasts forever but the earth and sky
It slips away
And all your money won't another minute buy
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Hugh Sepperfore - Sun, 24 Feb 2019 01:23:42 EST ID:uJri72js No.70425 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Like sands through the hourglass
so are the days of our lives.


How is this allowed? by Clara Duckshit - Sun, 07 Oct 2018 08:51:53 EST ID:8GEk/Nb2 No.70343 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I nearly fucking bought it
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Doris Cridgekedge - Sun, 02 Dec 2018 21:36:14 EST ID:g6C9SCU5 No.70410 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>70404
Amazon is complete shit these days. More than half the time shit shows up late anymore. And 90% of the books I've ordered in the past 4-5 years have showed up damaged because they can't be bothered to package books properly. They used to shrink rap all their books to cardboard which was excellent for shipping. Now it's either a cheap plastic bag or they just throw the book loose into a box that's 5x as big as the fucking book.

And yeah, I've gotten editions of books that are completely different than what was advertised. One time it wasn't even the same fucking publisher. Createspace which is amazons house imprint is a fucking joke too, I got a copy of the gadfly that was literally a copy and paste from Gutenberg.

Fuck Amazon if you weren't sure where I was going with this.
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Edwin Crinningfit - Mon, 03 Dec 2018 17:12:38 EST ID:iz+IDXSE No.70411 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>70408
some people like having nice things for the sake of having nice things. Why is it difficult to understand why this would be upsetting?
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Wesley Parringhotch - Tue, 04 Dec 2018 11:39:29 EST ID:ylxQEmun No.70412 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>70411
What how fucking pretentious. I bet you wouldn't even buy a jar of chocolate spread if the label was covered in pictures of diarrhoea and wouldn't wear pink clothes that are studded with rhinestones in the shape of a limp penis. So fucking superficial.


Eddie by Archie Sinderstat - Tue, 26 Jun 2018 08:28:27 EST ID:v6VPdgs1 No.70180 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Rate my novel I'm working on lads. Here's the gist of it.

>a soldier called Eddie gets kicked out of the British army for deserting so he returns to his home in Liverpool. He struggles with PTSD, anger issues and alcoholism. Finding it hard to assimilate to civilian life, he gets a job working as a security guard for a shopping mall. He dreams of someone attacking him with a knife so he has an excuse to beat them senseless. Among all of this, he has an unexpected child with a woman he has fallen out of love with but he tries to stick with her for the sake of the child. Eventually the friction becomes overbearing so he moves out of the house and lives in his car. He begins to have delusions that his car is a ship and that he is a pirate sailing the high waves. He eats limes to prevent scurvy and he drinks copious amounts of rum.

This is what I have so far, any ideas where I could take it?
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Eliza Pundlegold - Thu, 27 Sep 2018 20:41:36 EST ID:pyv38Bpq No.70332 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>70328

somehow on his drug-addled voyages he accidentally sees/witnesses/learns something that is in the interest of national security of the uk, they are willing to wipe his military record clean and pull some strings to wave away charges for stealing the ship if he cooperates with a secret black ops mission aboard his old timey vessel for reasons you make up
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Samuel Picklechore - Tue, 02 Oct 2018 14:21:09 EST ID:iz+IDXSE No.70338 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>70180
OP, read about Black Sam Bellamy and draw inspiration from one of the most based dudes to have ever lived.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Samuel_Bellamy
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Edwin Briggleson - Thu, 01 Nov 2018 08:40:44 EST ID:45tZtNjg No.70388 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Turn this into modern day Don Quixote


Most Engaging History Books by Martha Samblecocke - Wed, 25 Jul 2018 14:06:11 EST ID:RQSkkkju No.70245 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I'd like to learn more about history but my attention span isn't the greatest and I have trouble reading even fantasy novels, so I need something that's not too dry or hard to get through. I want a book that's a real page turner but will also educate me about historical events.

What are some history books you found highly engaging and easy to read? Any period in history is fine.
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« ƸЖƷ » - Thu, 23 Aug 2018 20:46:29 EST ID:TvqEXntr No.70291 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>70245
I enjoyed Hobsbawm
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Barnaby Divingpodging - Mon, 10 Sep 2018 05:59:43 EST ID:VQ7onn50 No.70314 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I’ve not actually read it so take this with a grain of salt, but I’ve heard great things about Bill Bryson’s A Short History of Nearly Everything.

Has anyone here read it? Can you confirm or deny my suggestion?
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Hannah Clellerkeck - Sat, 17 Nov 2018 21:20:00 EST ID:JfA8ZcEt No.70394 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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I'm slowly getting through Robert Fisk's "The Great War for Civilization". He's an awesome war correspondent who does his best to remain neutral in his assessment of the middle east, its history of foreign interference and the consequences of such interference. It's not too dry as a lot of it reads more like his own memoirs than a standard history book.


Words dawg, fuckin words by Sophie Drummlesire - Wed, 02 Mar 2016 19:19:58 EST ID:QfrG9TGw No.68189 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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ITT: Things involving language that rustle your jimmies

So really anything from pic related to people who want to axe you a question, and so on
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Albert Blytheridge - Sat, 03 Mar 2018 14:38:29 EST ID:O/eWPvU3 No.69922 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>69917
Interesting, I never really looked into what that term meant. I'm surprised that people say "painstaking" regularly enough that it's become a source of jimmie-rustling for you.
I get really fatigued by people throwing around words like "spiritual", "blessed", "holistic", and the like, particularly if used to denote one thing or action as "more spiritual" than another. It isn't these words themselves that irritate me but the smug attitude that often seems to surround them.
These conversations also seem to involve a lot of fancy language and references that one doubts the speaker understands to any meaningful degree.
Certainly I'm guilty of this myself, but more often in writing than in daily conversation (as this post is likely evidence of).
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Polly Sinnerbanks - Sat, 27 Oct 2018 03:49:25 EST ID:lsq3sVFr No.70370 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>69907
You should really hyphenate better
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Isabella Drocklefoot - Sat, 27 Oct 2018 05:24:59 EST ID:ylxQEmun No.70371 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>70370
bet-ter?


Cosmic Horror and the Uncanny by Phoebe Biffingmud - Sun, 21 Oct 2018 21:49:58 EST ID:3Joq45iN No.70361 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Recently I stumbled upon Thomas Ligotti a pessimistic horror writer in the vein of Lovecraft. Was wondering if you guys had any recommendations for bleak cosmic horror, I've read a little bit of the usual suspects associated with Lovecraft- Robert Block, Frank Belknap Long, August Derleth etc. and I was hoping for any hidden gems other horror lovers have found.

Pic Related- it's a non-fiction philosophical work by Thomas Ligotti about pessimism in horror. Very good and I highly recommend it.
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Barnaby Dullypot - Mon, 22 Oct 2018 08:48:54 EST ID:GLWxF519 No.70362 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Great, is it 2012 again already? You've got a lot of catching up to do.
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James Cennermedging - Mon, 22 Oct 2018 20:33:13 EST ID:FPY25MTc No.70363 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Laird fucking Barron
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Oliver Fellershit - Thu, 01 Nov 2018 08:31:34 EST ID:dXFNjbwC No.70386 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>70362
And the award for douchiest reply of the year goes to...


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