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- Sun, 22 Jul 2018 15:30:24 EST OrwPXw4+ No.74706
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what these say?
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Wesley Blarringwater - Sun, 22 Jul 2018 18:21:55 EST lMZX1gLy No.74709 Reply
It's just instructions on how to roll creature stats.
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William Gemmerkeg - Mon, 23 Jul 2018 19:37:15 EST hbGjJd0p No.74712 Reply
It's a bunch of squiggles that don't say anything because this is from a fucking RPG resource book, what did you think it was?
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Clara Messlechick - Tue, 24 Jul 2018 15:02:44 EST OrwPXw4+ No.74714 Reply
>>74712
sorry not a hit on tinyeye for the one i searched.
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Reuben Tootway - Tue, 24 Jul 2018 16:08:42 EST hbGjJd0p No.74715 Reply
>>74714
I was guessing it was from the many Call of Cthulhu resource books. Turns out its actually just made by some guy who claims they are pages from the Necronomicon and is selling them on ebay. It's really disgusting how people mine Lovecraft at this point. He never intended for any of his stuff to be used this way.
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Caroline Smallwill - Fri, 12 Oct 2018 17:00:07 EST A1WngM+f No.75006 Reply
>>74715
interesting considering the real Necronomicon had to be made with flesh, bound in human Sinew, written in blood, and had a "Crossroads of Hermes" which was a metal cross used to kill people with tied to the cover
The only way to get rid of it is through Burning, but it'll always pop up somewhere else

I'd tell what its put me through, but I burned it into my body to escape its chains
Do the same if it ever finds you. You'll have to go through each life, curse and loops in there, but at least you'll have an exit. Yourself.
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Sidney Nanningtit - Sun, 19 May 2019 19:39:07 EST qjnLax1f No.75406 Reply
>>74706
Taken from resource and art book BUT!the art It's been based on the seeing sphere legends,text likely nothing tho
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Angus Semmlesutch - Mon, 20 May 2019 12:22:26 EST E+xhxU97 No.75407 Reply
>>74715
>never intended
What the fuck are you talking about? He wanted money, so he sold his stories to get money.
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Matilda Shakeshaw - Mon, 20 May 2019 16:16:34 EST hbGjJd0p No.75408 Reply
>>75407
No, I mean like from an artistic perspective. It's like the problem with the aliens from Alien or the Borg from Star Trek (or the White Walkers, or pretty much any mysterious Big Bad.) The reason cosmic horror works in the Lovecraft mythos is because of the very careful way HP plays with secrecy, misdirection, and the fundamentally unanswerable quandries of existence, all to create a horrific alien otherness. When you take that alien otherness, give it a name, a history, and a stat block, then the actual 'effect' of 'Lovecraftian-ness' you tried to put in a bottle you have destroyed by that very process. It shows a fundamental misunderstanding of why people like Lovecraft in the first place as well as artistic incompetence, but pretty much everyone who has followed in Lovecraft's path has done that which shows that pretty much everyone who likes Lovecraft doesn't 'get it' the way he intended (despite writing quite a lot about how he saw his own output.) This is compounded by the fact that he was largely forgotten after death and rediscovered later, so it's not like this was an evolving fan-interpretation that grew stronger than the original. It's like a different people discovering the remains of a forgotten civilization and play acting their rituals without learning to translate their language.
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Priscilla Crobberwet - Mon, 20 May 2019 20:30:37 EST E+xhxU97 No.75409 Reply
>>75408
Anon... he was just paraphrasing the horror of his wife.
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Eliza Blatherforth - Tue, 21 May 2019 03:54:56 EST 4skygCbe No.75410 Reply
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>>75407
There's something about people cashing in on the works of artists particularly those who were poor/died poor in their lives that particularly irks me. But in this case it isn't even cashing in on Lovecraft's work. Like it isn't actually taking shit somebody else wrote and then making money off their work. This is someone else's work, and there's nothing wrong with being inspired by another artist.

>>75408
Not related to the content of these images, of which there are approximately I think like 70+ or something because I downloaded a ton of them and they absolutely work in perfectly in a Lovecraftian way. The person who made these did a wonderful job of it because it perfectly evokes the sense Lovecraft was trying to convey and I judge it on its own merit.
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Graham Hobblestone - Tue, 04 Jun 2019 16:20:06 EST 78vEgG5F No.75458 Reply
Lovecraft sucked/sucks.
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Fuck Brookbury - Fri, 07 Jun 2019 07:15:20 EST J0ozoYxS No.75476 Reply
How to Declare him god,and renounce current god,item need is a box called the covenant,doing this gives privilege,rights to him,taking aways privileged from the current god.
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Cornelius Sappersetch - Fri, 07 Jun 2019 12:30:46 EST cokTfzJs No.75478 Reply
>>75477
He grew up as a rich and priviledged white boy in a racially divided age. It's not all that surprising.
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Jack Cinkinsat - Fri, 07 Jun 2019 14:01:21 EST tzhOKIs1 No.75479 Reply
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>>75409
>>75478
>>75477
He was a product of his time, and despite his racism his works and all ripoffs of it are either too abstract and longwinded to be anything but mildly disturbing, or so over-the-top that you could basically pit Godzilla, King Kong and the Cloverfield monster against him for a good ol' fashioned Kaiju battle.

I like the story of the Yellow King more, any way. Nothing like a ball dance being disrupted by abject horror and madness.
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Clara Drurrychit - Sat, 08 Jun 2019 09:36:44 EST 2KFzbSoD No.75483 Reply
>>75479
Nah, he was a deranged racist. He had a near breakdown because of black people on the subway, he wrote venomous diatribes. "Products of the time" might not have questioned the divide, they might have been okay with having an 8 year old servant boy as long as he was a "Negro" but they might also remember that servant boy fondly and have thought him sweet. Plenty of people accepted that social order sure, but most did so without getting angry at the encroaching jews turning Brooklyn into a literal gate to hell.

There is ignorance and there is fear/hatred and often it's a bit of both. No one is perfect, everyone always gets some shit wrong but Lovecraft was a hater. Perhaps not a radical for his time, but far out. He is quite explicit and unambiguous in some of his stories. There is no allegory, there are simply evil foreigners with powers bourne from corruption. There is casual "these races are inferior" talk.

However what better mind to write those stories? All those different unknowable lifeforms as pure horror? Far more like likely to spring from the mind of a xenophobe. Man being insignificant in the cosmos? Well that would be particularly chilling to someone who holds their race as precious. His racism permeates his stories, Call of Cthulu has "mulattos" being bullet resistant and bringing the touch of death for example. I read a compilation of Lovecraft's stories recently and enjoyed how imaginative it was. But at the same time there's a few bits where you have to appreciate "those things he's saying are not normal and okay". Then you move on and continue enjoying it. Or don't if you don't enjoy his stories.

Interestingly Mountains of Madness subverts that when he actually humanises some of the "Monsters" towards the end.

His works inspired a lot of stuff. I agree about the over the top nature of it though. I enjoyed it but it wasn't for the horror as much as "where is he going to take this next?".
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Betsy Hovingket - Sat, 08 Jun 2019 19:40:08 EST jDN/fYrS No.75487 Reply
>>75477
It’s not even about his racism, his dialogue sucks.
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A_Wizard !cMZsY.BCnU!!vVWR8L52 - Sat, 08 Jun 2019 19:53:32 EST E+xhxU97 No.75490 Reply
>>75487
It's hardly racism. He was married to a jew. Why do you think he was so afraid of weird degenerate creatures? He was afraid he'd knock her up.
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Charlotte Sabblehood - Sat, 08 Jun 2019 23:19:11 EST 78vEgG5F No.75493 Reply
>>75490
I respect you even less now, didn’t think that was possible.
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DrWorm !Jq.HCcHctg - Sat, 08 Jun 2019 23:40:03 EST 78znkxLf No.75496 Reply
>>75490
What the hell does that even mean?
Did you read that sentence before clicking "submit"?
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Thomas Dandleford - Sun, 09 Jun 2019 14:26:04 EST l8WoDbh8 No.75502 Reply
>>75490
Lovecraft was married to a Jew? Are you kidding me?

Real talk: what does this mean for his works? What does it mean for his workings, assuming that some/all of the entities he describes are actually real (I've heard a lot of occultists make that case).

Given your stance towards the Jews (which I assure you, I share, and then some), what are your thoughts on Kabbalah, and specifically the Qliphoth. A lot of "Anti-Semitic" (not a thing) occult communities toss it all out, but many claim a lot of it pre-dates Judaism, and was just co-opted and perverted.
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A_Wizard !cMZsY.BCnU!!vVWR8L52 - Sun, 09 Jun 2019 22:42:11 EST E+xhxU97 No.75506 Reply
>>75502
>are you kidding me
No, this is well documented fact. His fucked up relationship is where most of this sprang... and also why ypif you look at public jewish opinion, they just shrug and laugh it off then make a joke about their ex wife or some other tasteless humor.
>what does it mean
That there are healthier ways of managing bad relationships, but that this one makes better reading?
>kabalah
It's a complete perversion of the works that were common in the region, that has been split several times by those with different agendas. Pretty standard for abrahamic religion in general, though it's progressively become more and more perverse. Check out Isaac Luria, his followers literally want to unmake reality through perverting natural laws (not arguing the sanity or chance of that plan working.) and they're the most popular sect in the west now. The kabalah center of sanfranshithole is adherent to his perversions, and that's the one all the hollywood types like madona joined.
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James Nombleson - Wed, 12 Jun 2019 07:58:54 EST W2nKA3JI No.75516 Reply
>>75506

I thought kabalistic judaism stems from the cananite child sacrifice and blood rituals? Something liek that.
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Sidney Dankinstadge - Wed, 12 Jun 2019 10:00:02 EST PetoACgc No.75517 Reply
I heard this was where the Jew-haters chill.
>weird degenerate creatures
How droll
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A_Wizard !cMZsY.BCnU!!vVWR8L52 - Wed, 12 Jun 2019 13:17:50 EST E+xhxU97 No.75518 Reply
>>75516
Actual jews were a multicultural multiracial group of slaves, until their masters constructed a religion to control them when they no longer had the means to do so with force. Look at when they changed their alphabet away from an indo-european script to an assyrian one. That would be their second reformation.
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James Nombleson - Wed, 12 Jun 2019 15:25:11 EST W2nKA3JI No.75519 Reply
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>>75518

Yes thanks for learning me that one about the chosen people. YO, peep this homeboy. Which one is proto-euro and which is anceint hebrew?
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John Pockhall - Thu, 13 Jun 2019 08:04:02 EST W2nKA3JI No.75525 Reply
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>>75522

HEY MATE YOU INSINUATING THAT THE PROTO-EURO CAME BEFORE THE JEWS? THAT WOULD SUGGEST THEY ARE THE TRUE CHOSEN PEOPLE OF THE GODS, WOULD IT NOT?
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Martha Sellyridge - Thu, 13 Jun 2019 13:47:04 EST wE3rCf7Y No.75528 Reply
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>>75522
>ctrl-f indo-european
>0 results
>"Parent systems: Egyptian hieroglyphs"
Are you being retarded on purpose, or is your brain really this broken?
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John Pockhall - Thu, 13 Jun 2019 15:56:59 EST W2nKA3JI No.75531 Reply
>>75528

Are you? why do you make shit up?

>>"Parent systems: Egyptian hieroglyphs" yeh bud...

It all stems from the old Sumarian, idc what WIki says, they are not a reliable source anyway.
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Nathaniel Fenningstetch - Thu, 13 Jun 2019 16:33:43 EST VL5sYFDz No.75532 Reply
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>>75531
Sumerian isn't Indo-European either you dummy, it's a language isolate. The closest relationship that can be established with another language is with Akkadian, which is another Afro-Asiatic language.

Even if hieroglyphics descend from cuneiform that still doesn't change the fact that everybody in the field of linguistics agrees that Semitic languages are Afro-Asiatic in origin.
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Phoebe Fidgedock - Fri, 14 Jun 2019 04:20:54 EST W2nKA3JI No.75534 Reply
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>>75532
No just no mate you can stop talking shit right now.

>>Semitic languages are Afro-Asiatic in origin.

LIterally no one is saying that. You better start posting your sources cause youve made yourself look like a dickhead.

Akkadian is not an afro-asiatic langauge, what the fuck even is that? How would that be a thing? The asians and the africans got together way back in time ? From 2 different points of geography? No. We know how language developed. It all stems from PIE. (PROTO INDO EUROPEAN)

Spanish, English, Portuguese, Hindustani Hindi and Urdu, Bengali, Russian, Punjabi, German, Persian, French, Italian and Marathi. Hundreds of other living descendants of PIE include languages as diverse as Albanian gjuha shqipe, Kurdish, Nepali, Tsakonian, Ukrainian , and Welsh. All part of a single language family, called the Indo-European languages, and they all ultimately trace back to a single, ancestral language, which was spoken centuries before writing was invented.

Afro-Asiatic lmao.... Please.
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Charlotte Bovingfeck - Fri, 14 Jun 2019 11:23:32 EST rmyR9e8v No.75536 Reply
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>>75534
>Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Linguistics
https://oxfordre.com/linguistics/view/10.1093/acrefore/9780199384655.001.0001/acrefore-9780199384655-e-15
>Afroasiatic languages are the fourth largest linguistic phylum, spoken by some 350 million people in North, West, Central, and East Africa, in the Middle East, and in scattered communities in Europe, the United States, and the Caucasus. Some Afroasiatic languages, such as Arabic, Hausa, Amharic, Somali, and Oromo, are spoken by millions of people, while others are endangered with extinction. As of the early 21st century, the phylum is composed of six families: Egyptian (extinct), Semitic, Cushitic, Omotic, Berber, and Chadic. There are some typological features shared by all families, particularly in the domain of phonology. Languages are also typologically quite distinct with respect to syntax and functions encoded in the grammatical systems.

>Some Afroasiatic languages, such as Egyptian, Akkadian, Phoenician, Hebrew, Arabic, and Ge’ez, have a longtime written tradition, but for many languages no writing system has yet been proposed or adopted. The Old Semitic writing system gave rise to the modern alphabets used in thousands of unrelated contemporary languages. Two Semitic languages, Hebrew (with some Aramaic) and Arabic, were used to write the Old Testament and the Koran, the holy books of Judaism and Islam.
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A_Wizard !cMZsY.BCnU!!vVWR8L52 - Fri, 14 Jun 2019 13:17:32 EST E+xhxU97 No.75537 Reply
>>75532
I think you misunderstood me. I was not arguing that modern hebrew or sumerian were indo-aryan languages or writing. Actually, in regards to modern hebrew, I would argue that it is a modern construct that was intentionally created in recent history. It was a dead language ya know.
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A_Wizard !cMZsY.BCnU!!vVWR8L52 - Fri, 14 Jun 2019 13:19:03 EST E+xhxU97 No.75538 Reply
>>75536
Wow, if that isn't a racialist propaganda piece... wel it is, clearly, without any doubt and in complete disregard for all logic and reason.
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David Bardville - Sat, 15 Jun 2019 13:32:27 EST W2nKA3JI No.75542 Reply
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>>75536

That is the first and only place I have and can find this theory. What absolute idiocy. You would have to be quite illogical to agree with that.
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