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For the anons focused on their career, education or those who choose to start a business, this thread will be discussing


>how to advance in careers
>uni advice, how to get in, study tips, etc
>business tips, how to starts one, how to manage one
>where you are at right now currently and where you want to advance in a few years
>tips on self motivation and how to organize everything
>books to read for those who want to start businesses, advance in their jobs and help with uni

everyone welcome, from those still trying to find their first job to uni graduates, people on internships and business owners
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No. 539794

Thanks for the advice anons. As for debt, I have a full academic scholarship so that is not a worry for me thankfully. But I know I should still major in something practical.
CS anon, how is it? Do you enjoy it in any capacity or are you just doing it for the $$?

Any advice for which fields I can look into?
Do you think becoming a lawyer is an unpractical field?


No. 540385

I am enjoying it so far. I'm almost done with the degree (1 class left) and I've learned a lot so far. I enjoy being able to make apps/websites and then designing a colorful layout for it or having menus come out in creative ways. I also enjoy solving programming puzzles on codingbat and leetcode. If I want to eventually make work from home on the side through Fiverr or similar, that's always an option.

I never considered being a lawyer but I heard it was oversaturated.
Do what's best for you.

There are a lot of negative problematic men in my classes and after reading brotopia, I am not looking forward to it. As long as I get my coin and make friends with nerdy tech girls, that's all I want.

No. 540389

I'm in the same boat here with CS. Just letting you know though, it only gets worse. Just hold your head up high.

No. 540392

I honestly don't want to go back to school and my current job (when everything hopefully goes back to normal) is a decent pay but it's freelanced and not even one of the art I want to do as a living. Only got into because I happened to be good at it. I honestly don't want to be an office person. Ideally if I could I would make things for sets and shit, but I know I need a backup plan. I was considering drafting, any anons who do this type of job or are in some type of schooling for it.

No. 541438

My employer is dragging their feet insofar as letting me know if they'll renew my contract in May. I had to ask about it today so they can at least give me a few week's notice if they choose not to for whatever reason.
My immediate manager keeps saying "We want to keep you," but apparently he's not who I was supposed to be impressing. He told me he'll write an email to ask. Apparently who I was meant to be impressing is this middle aged corporate lady who strikes me as a complete shark. I have limited interactions with her, because she's always holed up in her suite and never seems to be doing shit that's not a meeting. She always strikes me as passive aggressive, only emerging from her hole to micromanage and spy on people who actually work. And sometimes at meetings ramble about complete nonsense and ask questions because she's out of the loop. Definitely one of those dumb types who somehow got into her position but enjoys the power trip.

Now I don't recall ever being mean or unpleasant to her, but she's got it out for me for her reasons. Like if she's got a problem with my performance then I've never been made aware, so it can only be her personal dislike at this point. The company is a pharmaceutical so if anything we are NOT getting rid of people right now, we're busy. So if this bitch puts me out on the street during a fucking pandemic for her little vendetta I sincerely hope she catches covid. I can't imagine being such a cruel, unfeeling bitch so as to purposefully trash someone's job during a crisis.

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No. 521051[Reply]

Because there are dumb questions.

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No. 541213

Being attracted to one RACE isn't weird. Being attracted to one ETHNICITY definitely is weird. Reminds me of koreaboos who are obsessed with korean men only.

No. 541214

I mean is one really worse then the other, they both seem equally bad imo

No. 541226

idk about that… you could assume that Koreaboos are specifically attracted to Korean fashion/hair trends and beauty standards, which is less inherently weird than being into a specific race. Maybe if stylish white twinks with rainbow bowlcuts were all the rage in the west, Koreaboos would go for them instead.

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>What is Breadtube and the leftist sphere?
A new leftist movement aiming to address, fight, and destroy the growing presence of fascism in the USA. AKA, breadtube is keyboard warriors making response videos to anti-SJW’s and the leftist sphere is a place that preaches diversity while all their biggest players are white or TIM.

>General summary of their beliefs

- They are not liberals. Liberals believe first and foremost on changing the system from the inside while Leftists want to destroy it.
-They have slap fights over the intricacies of their political beliefs every other wednesday. The only thing uniting them is leftism.

>Breadtube: The big players only. Other tubers exist, but these are the ones pulling the shots.

- HBomberGuy (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClt01z1wHHT7c5lKcU8pxRQ)
Defended his rapist script writer because they were trans and made an entire google plug in the block anti-SJW videos from appearing in ones feed.

-Philosophy Tube (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC2PA-AKmVpU6NKCGtZq_rKQ)
Can’t find any drama on him.

-Contrapoints (https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNvsIonJdJ5E4EXMa65VYpA)
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No. 540506

I have never seen such an anti-woman movement as these idiots. Oliver is just a gay man thinking he's not gay for such "female penises."

No. 540612

I'm a leftist (not a lib, which is more what I'd peg her as) but I also find that aspect of her content obnoxious and to a degree, performative.
When her audience was smaller a decade-ish ago it was a lot more varied in the types of viewpoints people held. When she initally joined tgwtg she was one of two women on the site. It was inevitable that misogynist dudes were going to give her shit. The proto-sjws in her audience would defend her and she started pandering to them to a degree. Over time they multiplied and she kept doubling down on the pandering. It sucks because I do enjoy her stuff. She's also not the only person writing for her videos anymore so that probably comes into it as well. Maggie May Fish is waaayyy worse. She talks about a lot of things I find interesting but her political posturing is so grating that I can't finish a lot of her videos.

No. 540937

LE’s politics don’t bother me so much as her “le feels xD” millenial humor. Sometimes I disagree with her analysis and yeah she comes off as insincere/pandering but that’s easy to ignore. What I can’t get past is the 2010-era Turn Down For What jokes and unironic bottom text memes. She’s not that old and she spends so much of her time online, I don’t get why she’s still stuck in that nyan cat era.

No. 541082

not to mention during her channel awesome days she was actually second most popular female reviewer, lower then jessootaku

No. 541195

how exactly is Maggie May Fish worse ?

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No. 540176[Reply]

What ambitions did you have for yourself in your younger years that didn't come true? They can be anywhere on the scale, from something as out there as being a famous actress to something as simple as just wanting to be a great artist.

My dream was to have a successful music career. "Successful" didn't have to mean pop star, just making a good living off of music. Back in the day, I imagined I would have at least four or five albums by the time I was done with my 20's. Now there's just a couple years left in them and I don't even have one. Needless to say, I have long since accepted that dream will never come true.
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No. 540213

I wanted to be either a fashion designer, costume designer or set designer or all of those. I would love to work on historical costumes and sew them for stage and movies. I would LOVE to work on the set of a historical tv show or movie making costumes and props.. gave up on all of those. that industry is really niche and hard to get into. I just don't have the talent.

No. 540216

I always wanted to be an illustrator, and I still do want to work in visual arts, but growing up with really bad self esteem and difficulty motivating myself made me abandon drawing for a long time so Im back at square one with my drawing skills. Im also a poorfag with no formal art training so its gonna be awhile before I can go to any type of school to specialize in visual arts. They say good things come to those who wait, so we’ll see.

No. 540220

we already have this thread… >>>/g/58242

No. 540413

I feel you, anon, but every single book that's published is "based" on an already existing idea and nothing is original. Your backstory doesn't mean anything if you can't write about it in an interesting way, I'm sure you're story would entertain lots of people! Personally, I love memoirs and autobiographies even though the people who write them have lived similar lives and their stories aren't that different. Don't crush your dream like that, I'm sure you have talent

No. 540549

That's kind of you anons, thank you for the encouragement.

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No. 540065[Reply]

Thread dedicated to models who get on your nerves.

For example:
> Ones with punchable faces.
> Those ones who are signed with IMG models for having shitty pube brows and who limp on the runway.
> Shitty snowflakey background history/drama about them. (USER HAS BEEN PUT OUT TO PASTURE)

No. 540066

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She tries too hard to look smart

No. 540067

>punchable faces

what does this even mean?

No. 540068

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Bloated pancake face being hailed as this generations SUPER model has to get on my nerves the most. She looks like such a run of the mill basic blonde girl who shouldn't have made it past Victoria Secret but I guess if mommy and daddy have enough money…then you get to be the next high fashion it girl.

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No. 526765[Reply]

Vent about scrots here! Share your experience with terrible, worthless, pathetic men here. Share advice on how to avoid and deal with shitty men.
No whiteknighting or NAMALTing
No racebait
No inciting violence
No larping.
As always please do not respond to bait, doing so will result in a 3-day ban. Just report the bait.

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No. 539366

My ex-bf's dad was in his fifties and literally sits all day playing vidya while his wife works and his adult sons also stay home playing games all day. It's not just a young man problem, they are all boring shits. I think the main problem with men and their hobbies is that they are autistic about one thing for life and it makes them very dull to have a conversation with if you don't like that one topic. That's why so many women try to like the same interests as the man they date; they just want to have a good conversation and the man is unwilling to even budge on his autism. Funny how they will say the same thing about us though. Like oh women are so BORING they can't even autistically ramble on for an hour about vidya and then draw a blank at any other subject, omg why are the womenz so DUMB. The projection is intense.

No. 539381

Yeah, I'm among the youngest millennials and my generation definitely has more in common with older gen z than older millenails. These "generation" labels are fucking dumb.

No. 539383

not sure where you're getting that info because a quick Google search confirms 95/96?

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No. 20286[Reply]

Do you have any body modifications, lolcow?
Tattoos? Piercings? Cosmetic surgeries? Makeup tattooing?

Share and discuss body modifications, give tips and advice etc.
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No. 539525

who has had to get repierced? i want to get my septum one done again since its been like 3 years since I got it done, was it particularly hard or painful?

No. 539533

>>538786 i've had like 30 piercings in total and my nipples were a total nightmare. they never healed because they would get caught in my hair or irritated by bras. they made sex awkward too because they didnt heal.

No. 539559

You could look for artists who specialize in covering scars, its actually a pretty common niche for tattoists.

No. 539681

I currently have 3 nipple piercings (I have two piercings in one side), have had them for about 10 years. They healed fine, but be prepared for a few uncomfortable weeks. For me, it didn't really affect the skin around my nipple at all. My nipple is a bit bigger and more sensitive than before, but that's about it.
As the others said, wearing bra kinda hurts until it heals. Not wearing bras was also a bit uncomfortable at the beginning too, so what I did is wear a bra slightly bigger than my size that I had around, just so my shirt wouldn't rub against them. (not that doing it is necessary, it was just what was more comfortable for me).
My first nipple piercing took long to heal, I think more than 4 months? But that's because I kept on laying on my stomach. Don't be me. The other two healed fine, in like a month or two I could barely even feel them.
(Also, sorry if my wording doesn't make much sense, I'm not a native english speaker)

No. 539700

I've had many re-piercings, and honestly, it feels about the same as the initial one. I've repierced my nostrils, philtrum and nipples and the worst for me was my philtrum, but that's because it is generally a painful piercing to get. Just go get it done when it's safe to do so! It's never as bad as you remember.

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No. 536856[Reply]

Does anyone else here want to be a YouTuber? Have you made any attempt? What about it appeals to you? Do you want to, but there are certain things keeping you from taking the plunge?

I want to do it so badly, but there are some deal breakers that cancel out the appeal, such as obsessive viewers with no boundaries. Also, there's too much financial inconsistency involved, and I'm fat and there's no way in hell I would ever go on camera until I lost at least 40lbs. I love anything film related and it would be a dream job if there weren't so many cons.
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No. 537975

>good luck, stop worrying about your weight if you have the charisma and the talent you'll make it, also be consistent.

Aww this gives me alot of hope.

No. 538361

Are compilation videos monetizable at all?

No. 538590

nah they will either get claimed by viral hog or some rando company that owns the right to those. But they could be monetizable via sponsors like get someone to sponsor your vids, thats how many youtubers are doing money now a days via sponsors. cuz monetization on the platform is shit, you'll have better luck on facebook tbh. but lemme tell you facebook is pretty much the wild west so proceed with caution.

No. 538826

I used to use YouTube because I wanted to share video content with my friends, but since it's been formalized as a video blogging platform and a kind of job it's lost the atmosphere I was looking for.

No. 538843

I will actually be sad when YouTube as a whole shuts down one day. I’m not even a consoomer type, there are just a lot of creators and videos that I find useful and watch regularly (particularly diys and how tos.) Any predictions for when it’ll happen?

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No. 231750[Reply]

Following the newly made author cows thread - >>>/snow/516563, let's have a general writing life thread! Post your favorite writing tips, advice, inspiration, problems, questions, memes, and vents.
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No. 515788

You have to proof read over and over again , page by page until it reads like something you yourself would be happy to have paid for. It's best to set yourself a target of one page a day in the beginning and and a year for something completed. Remember that you are telling a story and stories didn't begin on the page but began around fires entertaining people. Get into the habit of speaking your story out loud , perhaps recording it to dictaphone. It's hard work but you know that.

No. 516487

if you want to write, i hate to say it, but you just have to get the fuck over it. editing is part of the process. learn to enjoy it. join a workshop. show your trusted friends. read your shit.

No. 535786

Is there a reason why no one's sharing their work like in the other imageboards' threads? Writing is one of my new things to do since the outbreak has everything locked down.

No. 537404

bc we're all mean bitches i guess? if you feel comfortable i don't see anything wrong with posting it in this thread, or a piece of it.

No. 538416

I wasn't sure if it would be construed as inappropriate shilling.

This is one of my first writing projects. My writing style has changed a lot since I started, and I would've rewritten several scenes I didn't like anymore. Out of the four chapters, chapter 3 is what I would've revised the most. Since there's no PDF upload, this is the AO3 link.

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No. 380700[Reply]

/r/FemaleFashionAdvice is a women's fashion subreddit that is a magnet for snowflakes, troons, and generally unfortunate looking people. Let's use this thread to discuss ugly WAYWTs, obvious humblebrags, circlejerks and more.

Feel free to post from similar subreddits like /r/MakeupAddiction, /r/TodayIWore, and /r/MaleFashionAdvice!

https://www.reddit.com/r/ffacj/ (parody)
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No. 412022

When I try to post anything related to weight loss and fashion into FFA it deletes it saying it’d be better posted in the general comment thread. Wtf. And in the rules it says you can’t post any advice related to health and weight loss and even exercise!? Seriously what’s all this bullshit fatlogic? No actual critic is allowed apparently either? No wonder everyone who pays in FFA is a dumpster fire. Oh and why the fuck are trans allowed to post on there?? It’s called FEMALE fashion advice ffs.

No. 412087

>wearing jeans makes you a femcel

This site I swear..

No. 538205

Sorry for necroposting with nothing to contribute but these outfits genuinely make me want to k*ll myself even though I'm not the one wearing them. I love it

No. 539197


thanks for bumping, i'd never seen this and it's hilarious.

I'm 29 and feel sort of surprised at all the sneakers. when i was growing up sneakers were for little kids and working out. interesting.

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