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No. 212056

>does it affect you in any actual way?

Yes. It does. Trans people are demanding to be in female-only spaces such as bathrooms, changing rooms and sleeping areas. I feel bad not wanting them there but as you can see from the other threads, this is usually just a fetish for men. I've hid in the bathrooms with friends who were drugged at night clubs, I want to be able to be in a private area without feeling vulnerable to men's eyes. Women always bring their male children into the bathrooms with them, why is that? Because we don't trust men. Why am I suddenly supposed to be able to trust one after they've gotten a boob job and they dress like a prostitute? Anyway, if everything becomes gender neutral, it won't just be the ones who "pass" that will be allowed into women's spaces because that would be insulting to them. Everyone, even if they're over 6ft, with a beard and men's clothing will be allowed to freely walk into a women's changing room because who are you to say they're not a woman?

It's very much affecting us. I think I've said this before somewhere else on the website, but trans people in my country are now requesting that women now be called "uterus carriers" because trans men have uteruses and trans women feel left out smfh. I refuse to be called a "uterus carrier" and reduced to an object, to my reproductive organs. I'm a human being, thanks.

I'm 100% for trans people having the same rights as me and I don't want them to have to suffer bullying and hate crimes. But insisting that my safety and rights be infringed upon is where I draw the line. I'm totally all for everyone living this short life in whatever way they want and that's why I respect all my trans friends, if that's what makes them happy. But not if it comes at the price of the safety and comfort of women and children. Never.

No. 212089

I think most reasonable people feel this way, the most children get are drugs that delay puberty, which while they aren't perfect, is better than kids killing themselves due to dysphoria.

I feel like people often ignore that the medical industry is just doing what they can see is the best option based off the evidence provided.

No. 212121

>trans people in my country are now requesting that women now be called "uterus carriers"
How can they not see how incredibly demeaning this is? I hope no one's taking them seriously. Where is this, anyway?

No. 212140

No anon, puberty blockers are still unsafe as fuck and mess up puberty in general if the child becomes an adult and wants to transition. The medical industry is not doing the best option. Dysphoria is a mental issue and should be treated as such, most trans people have other mental health issues that are ignored to 'treat' their dysphoria. It's a mental condition, we should treat it like other similar conditions and help the person live with themselves. Instead we allow people to mutilate themselves and try to make everyone else cheer them on and accept them. This is not what we should be doing. This is like telling anorexics that they are okay, and trying to make it possible for them to live as walking skeletons, instead of confronting their issues and helping them understand that they -are- in fact issues that can and should be overcome, we are giving into them and letting them control their lives.

No. 212266

We already have a thread for trans wank.

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No. 212096[Reply]

Vocaloid thread because why not.
Some questions that you can answer/discuss:
-How did you discover Vocaloid?
-Which Vocaloid is your favorite?
-Are you more interested in the technical side of Vocaloid or the characters?
-Do you own any Vocaloid products? If yes, what are they? Have you produced any songs?
-Are you still into Vocaloid?
-Is there a Vocaloid you dislike?
-Is there a specific type of Vocaloid you wish to see in the future?

Discussion of utau, and utaite is also allowed.
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No. 212166

you fucking newfags never shut up about this shit. people get banned on /pt/ and /snow/ for necroing WITHOUT MILK, you don't get banned for necroing old threads here to provide content.

No. 212167

Nope, people have been banned from /ot/ for that. Stop trying to act like a mod.

No. 212168

or you could stop acting like a mod and follow the damn rules and complain when you see people getting banned for it.

No. 212258

learn what necroing means before posting, retard. you dont get banned for reviving the original thread as long as youre on topic about it. THATS why there's a catalogue, moron. what do you think the catalogue is there for, just to look pretty? go back to pull or wherever you came from.

had this been 2014/15, your boring ass weeb thread wouldve been redirected to the old one and locked. learn how to use an imageboard before sperging out at anons and embarrassing yourself.

No. 212310

You won't get banned for necroing in /ot/ if it's on topic. Making new threads like this clutters up the catalogue.

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No. 211260[Reply]

Let's talk about dogs!
- What's your favorite breed?
- Have you owned a dog?
- Do you know any bad dog owners?
- What's your future dogs?
- Dogs that are cute as puppies and then turn meh..
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>What's your favorite breed?
Chow Chow!
I like fluffy dogs, even though having a fluffy dog would mean that I would have to vacuum constantly and brush them at least once a day. Would be worth it for me.

>Have you owned a dog?

We used to have a dachshund when I was little, but he sadly died 13 years ago. She was a real baby and even though I majorly annoyed her when I was little, she never hurt me

>Do you know any bad dog owners?

I don't, thank God

>What's your future dogs?

Hopefully a pomeranian once I get a stable job. They're fluffy babies and I loved every single I've ever meet. Getting a Chow Chow would (of course) be a dream, but I don't think I could give a Chow Chow enough exercise and I wouldn't want my dog to be unhappy just because I'm a lazy fuck

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anyone here own/owned a border collie?
Are they really as difficult as people paint them? We can definitely handle an active dog but some owners say that without professional training border collies become bad dogs. Is is true? Is it a race only for people into dogs sports, agility, running etc or long walks, jogging and frisbee can do? Will appreciate much if someone answers!!

No. 212055

Border collies are beautiful, but I lived next door to a family who owned one and it was a major asshole dog. The dog kept barking at everyone in the neighborhood and would go after people. It attacked my cat one time, too (my cat had to go to the vet). I don't blame the dog because I know it was just acting like a dog. The owners didn't do a good job training the dog. So I would suggest that if you get a border collie, you definitely need to train it and don't let it go outside unsupervised.

No. 212084

My ideal dog would be obedient. NGL but I had a shih tzu as a kid that was inbred and he was the most ill-tempered, disobdient, stubborn, idiotic little retard I've ever met in my life. I wanted a dog so badly but after having that little shit head for 15 years I've decided to never, ever get another dog.

No. 212139

They tend to be neurotic and need tons of physical and mental stimulation. Agility, puzzles, nose work, and so on. I'd recommend hiring a trainer just to make sure you're going about everything the right way. They're the smartest breed and can therefore be the biggest headaches if not properly trained and stimulated.

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No. 209095[Reply]

General fedora/ scumbags thread

> can't help himself
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No. 211991

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>I unironically like it.
Oh god am I dying

No. 212002

Nah, I'm pretty contempt with the radfem general on /g/, the tranny thread(s), and all the other generally anti-male threads here.

No. 212018

> that image

How about you fuck off back to your site? You know very well which one I'm talking about loser.

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No. 199666[Reply]

Let's talk about comfy activities, clothes and hobbies for fall/autumn. Pretty much anything related to these seasons.
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No. 210769

What's the best way to wear boots in the fall/winter? I really don't like how it looks when people wear boots that go over the bottom of their pants (except when it's a blizzard of course), are there any guides for what types of clothes to pair with different boot sizes?

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No. 202960[Reply]

Any other sad losers out there wish there was something comparable to idol culture in western society? Or to be an idol?

I know its creepy to a degree but it seems so innocent. And other than making money & mass marketing, its about entertaining fans and making them feel energized & happy.

in general I think the west could benefit from kawaii culture. the sexualizing is…creepy, but i don't see men ever changing that for as long as they're running the entertainment industry.
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No. 211206

That was the dude who got turned on by cats right?

No. 211232

I found his blog kinda entertaining but I never quite believed his identity as a middle-aged Japanese insider in the idol industry was real.

No. 211289

yep that's the one lol.
I feel like every weeb aidoru kissed up to him despite his identity being unknown and how ~knowledgable~ he was for "critiquing" idols

No. 211292

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Remember those twin idols, Ally & Sally? Apparently they're holding auditions for a Canadian sister group to the Japanese idol group that they're a part of.

>Do you dream of joining a Japanese idol group? Even if you don't understand Japanese, aren't in your early teens, aren't female, you still can! The number one thing we're looking for is heart and dedication!

>Our ultimate goal is to get an original song created specifically for Seishun Youth Academy by producer SHUN, who has written songs for famous TV shows "Minna no Uta" and "Viking", as well as idols such as AKB48, Lovely☆Doll, Ange☆Reve, Hiiragi Rio, and many more!
>While auditions will be conducted by founding members in Vancouver, all decisions are decided by Japanese management.

Any Canadian aspiring idols getting in on this? I'm curious to see how a group like this will work out.

No. 211804

those lucky canucks.

i'm not your greatest canada expert, but i feel like it might work out? hopefully it expands to the usa.

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No. 165827[Reply]

Was wondering if anyone knows where i can watch old kawaii international eps? I tried all the other routes-youtube (someone did at one time put some old eps up but they got taken down) and have seen the recent one and also tried a few watch tv sites. are there any other sites like youtube or maybe less known tv streaming sites which would have the eps? Thanks!

No. 165828

Should have been "usual" not "all other" routes as i am asking if there are any more.

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No. 165830

is it funny?

No. 211249

Does anyone have any links to download old episodes or anything?

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No. 119078[Reply]

Book thread - recommend books, share what you're reading or what you're planning to read

No weeb mango shit, but books about Japan okay
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No. 210580

And most importantly, he's a shitty writer. I've laughed out loud multiple times when reading his shit, just because of how badly it was written.

No. 210621


King isn't fantastic, but he's many people's first foray into the genre. It's more of a nostalgia trip coloring people's perceptions of him here.

Also I don't like the "lol it was a different time" excuse but I kind of understand. I like Moby-Dick, for example, or Joseph Conrad or Rudyard Kipling, even though what came off as funny then is racist and gross now.

I guess it's similar and I'm glad that it only took 30 years for gangbanging a 11 year old to become anachronistic.

No. 210672

Hey, if you don't like it, you don't like it. Maybe you'll come back to it later. No need to enjoy all the "classics".
What I love about the book is Garcia's writing style and the manner, with which he creates stories upon stories within stories, covering a massive amount of themes in a single page, and how poetic and, unsurprisingly, magical the story itself is. So many metaphors and allusions, I can find something new with every reread. The elements, which would usually make one doubt the book-universe's realness, are so well incorporated that I found myself thinking, for example: Of course Rebeca devours dirt, how could she not? Because, really, how could she not.
The messages the book carries just feel very meaningful to me.

No. 210980

Omfg I get it now anon bless you. Idk but the example with rebecca really made it click. Maybe it's Garcia's writing style that made it belivable enough that I didn't really notice some other tiny things. The issue probably was that I was taking everything too literally.
I think I'll go back and read it again haha thank you

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I finished SPQR last month, have to confess it's kinda boring and dry at many places. Heard Rubicon is a better book on Rome (but at a different time).

Just finished the second volume of Gulag Archipelago today, will read pic related for a break before tackling the final volume. Ancient near east is my jam.

No. 210100[Reply]

What does lolcow think of this video?
I'm curious about your opinions.
>inb4 triggered.
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No. 210708

Not her but it's called Absolute Boyfriend.

No. 210716

Thank you <3

No. 210906

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>Absolute Boyfriend
Dang anon that takes me back

>tfw no robo bf to crush with your boobs

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>I read this manga as a teen and it made me want a qt android boyfriend <3
>This is only really something men would desire

No. 211055

I've never found him particularly stunning or anything. I mean he's decent looking but imo he's not the omg super hawt dude so many women (and men..) make him out to be.

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No. 204765[Reply]

who else here drunk
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No. 210575

haha op again and you thought you were drunk when you made this thread? try again in like a month

No. 210601

been there done that, you'll find a more complete happiness way sooner than you think

No. 210602

i disagree and find many of the users to be deeply, deeply flawed in pretty obvious ways. but i guess lolcow girls are my kind of girls, so its nice to know that you're all here anyway.

No. 210720

>The shame is also a lot worse for female addicts

So are the consequences. Putting aside the unfair social aspect, from a purely biological standpoint, alcohol addiction does far more damage to females than males.

Our bodies produce significantly less of the enzyme that breaks down alcohol. An average woman's body will deteriorate from alcohol addiction about 3 times faster than an average man's.

No. 210872


idgaf i love lolcow infighting, drama, all of it. ive waited a few weeks to get some money in after having to pay out for some serious house repair even after insurance covered it.

ive got my vodka and grapes, i feel like a queen

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