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CPU America!wG1CV58ydQ 41971970[View]

*Stands in American.*
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CPU America!wG1CV58ydQ 41972257

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>>41972016
I'm just curious, who made that?.

>>41972245
But just know that America is da bestest.

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>>41972257
it has its problems. but, when it comes down to it i wouldnt live anywhere else

CPU real talk!wG1CV58ydQ 41972263

>>41972259
All memeing aside I agree with that.


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I have a question that probably seems silly but I'm actually serious about Chewy {Element Of Fortitude}!MUSIC.FbVY 41971870[View]

there have been so many times where there have been two or more albums/pieces that I have wanted to listen to really badly but as a human being with only two ears who can only experience one work of music at a time, I obviously have to choose one out of them.

but I wonder, for how long will this be the case? through technology will it ever be possible to experience multiple auditory experiences at once but with our minds actually processing them as separate entities rather than just two sets of sounds smashed together?

like obviously if I wanted I could play two albums at once but usually that just sounds like shit because they aren't made to be played that way.

however, you can eat something, and listen to something at the same time, and more or less get the full experience of both. what if you could listen to two completely different things at the same time but still comprehend them as if they were separate? does that make any sense?
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Thauma 41972025

I hate to say it but

Naruto already did it.
Lol, not sure if it'd actually be possible. I mean neurons connect with existing ones whenever you form a new experience. Think of like... how you experiencing two things separately would work. It would be like living two alternate realities, but for your brain. Your brain would start from the same reference point, but by the end of the two experiences, each side of you that experienced if would end up in two different places, and the neurons wouldn't match each other properly.

Maybe I'm going about it the wrong way. Maybe rather than thinking about it as "creating two separate consciousnesses to create two experiences and then merge them together later", we can look at it as "amplifying your ability to experience multiple things at the same time". But the only way we know how to do that at the moment, if both inputs are going at the same time, is if you separate both inputs into miniscule segments and switch between them rapidly, like how we do with computers, and then letting the processing unit combine the experience into a whole. So we have to find a way for the human brain to do that. Take miniscule parts of a music for instance, listen to multiple parts from multiple musics at the same time, and then combine them into full, uninterrupted pieces at the end.

We are already pretty good at listening to small segments of music and sounds when we hear them at the same time. We just have to find a way to combine them into the whole piece better at the end.

Skinny!Trips0zvVM 41972222

That isn't how we process audio information, so no it is literally impossible. I can go into the acoustics if you want, but because of the way our ears/heads work, and the way our brain processes that information, we can't do that.

The simplest way to explain it, at least for me is to think about polyrhythms. When two different rhythmic figures are played over one another we never hear it as two distinct rhythmic figures, instead we hear it as the composite polyrythmic phrase. Sure we can focus on one of the two figures, but we will never hear that figure purely since it will always be a part of the composite rhythm. This basic idea also applies to pitch (and is the basis of western Tonal Harmony). Pitch is simply the regular rate of the compression, and rarefaction, of air. While the rhythm of say A440 is something we don't recognize as distinct rhythmic moments, that's exactly what is happening when we pluck a string tuned to that pitch. Likewise harmony is just our brain processing these rhythmic relations, which is why harmony with more extensions/notes sounds more dissonant to us, the compound rhythm is more complex. This is why when we listen to two songs at once it is a disorienting experience since it is likely that the two songs are either faster/slower than one another, or in a different key, or have some other structural difference. Because of this we will only ever be able to hear the compound relationship between the pieces, and never be able to hear them independently. This is much the same reason why music that is composed polytonaly is not really perceived as being in two separate tonal centers/keys and instead in a new unique tonal center.

This is most likely the case because the ability to individuate sound would have been an evolutionary hindrance in the past. It would have likely been more valuable for humans to hear things within the context of their surroundings.

Skinny!Trips0zvVM 41972223

>>41972222
This is also why I believe in the memes about there being no real, meaningful, distinction between consonance and dissonance, and why I consider even "perfect silence" to be a sufficient texture to constitute music, among other pretentious sounding musical opinions.


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Tune in Tomorrow Pinkamina WBIY!Im9SILLYXo 41971764[View]

For Giant Robot Fight
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8XfCpfqOSZ8

I think the Kuratas is going to lose tbh
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Anonymous 41972206

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>>41972127
Hearing that made me start chanting "USA" for a bit.
Legitimately. This actually happened. Not just saying that over the internet.

Anonymous 41972215

>>41972178

GOLION, BAKA!

Vio Lette!qXZZ8NDkR. 41972217

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>>41972215
You know what, you're right. I really should be more respectful of the source material. After all, Beast King GoLion was a big hit in Japan... Oh wait, no it wasn't.


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Dashy !SUNBUtt9Io 41972159[View]

Chaika on the front... page?

41972161

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🤔

Risky !RISkQqf4EM 41972171

>>41972161
Trixie's Tourette syndrome is acting up again

"Fuck... Fuck... Fuck... Fuck..."

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>>41972171
kek

cant unsee


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41972001[View]

these windows updates are annoying. got a giant fall creates update one

on the flipside it has instant emoji access

gonna be abusing that one lol 😎😂😋

linux/apple folks do you guys have that annoyance often? i never tested them long enough to find out
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>>41972117
can't say i blame you there

Zeke Roa 41972121

>>41972120
I was having issues with it slowing the disk down to a crawl, so reinstalled Windows on a much smaller drive, and now I install all nonessential software (Firefox, games, programming stuff, etc) on the drive that I used to have Windows on, so that if the operating system is doing drive intensive things like updates, Firefox and co still run decently, and if Firefox and/or co are doing drive intensive stuff, it doesn't bog down the OS.

Edelweiss !Metta5sWWk 41972163

>>41972118
This is why I downgraded to 8.1 and threw on classic shell, fuck auto update


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!ScyphTlOY6 41970389[View]

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Chewy (Flutter) 41972070

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Chewy (Flutter) 41972137

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Risky !RISkQqf4EM 41972147

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The Person Who Posts As Fluttershy (Element of Self-descriptive Usernames) 41971574[View]

Now that' we've seen all the moms I think it's time to have this debate.

Which one is the hottest?
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EquestriaGuy!1DerpyVA.6 41972090

Anonymous 41972096

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>>41972076
>>41972090
I actually need to start watching all of Season 6.

What season are we on now?

The Person Who Posts As Fluttershy (Element of Self-descriptive Usernames) 41972097

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>>41972096
Just finishing seven.

I just got caught up last week.


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Ice Queen of Sky Dwarf Army 41972101[View]

kaw

i am, goin 2 b an sacrifice & prepare my virginity

glomp my hips... mr. hobbit
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Vio Lette!qXZZ8NDkR. 41972273

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>>41972249
Yeah, in retrospect, he wasn't all that bad, but come on! Were there really that few white people back then who realised people of different races were human beings that were as diverse as they were?

Anonymous 41972294

>>41972234
Why is making a race off of a specific ethnicity "racist"?

Vio Lette(phone)!qXZZ8NDkR. 41972454

>>41972294
It's not so much making a fictional race based off of a real race, but rather making a fictional race based off of a racial stereotype
But on the other hand, it is entirely possible J.R.R. Tolkien didn't think that way personally about Jews, it's just a stereotype he was aware of.


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Dashy !SUNBUtt9Io 41972065[View]

*continues being useless in esperanto*

Anonymous 41972072

Very funny.

Sindarin is more of a real language than that mishmash.

Now Lojban has promise.

Contrary to popular belief, the EU anthem doesn't actually have any official lyrics in any language, but that doesn't stop people from using the original German lyrics or people from complaining about the original German lyrics and suggesting it be sung in Latin or Flemish or something historically inoffensive to all.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oWGZdYNpaSo
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Anonymous 41971943[View]

ITT: scenic depictions of Slavic life
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Anonymous 41972006

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Reverend!Slavshit.Y 41972051

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Reverend!Slavshit.Y 41972052

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Anonymous 41971767[View]

ITT: Come up with colorful ways of expressing your feelings for the world.
Here's mine:
Fuckinggoddamnsonofabitchitsallfuckedtheworldistiltedandsinking fuckfuckfuckfuckfuckfuckfuckfuckfuckfuckfuckfuckfuckfuckfuckfuckfuckfuckfuckfuckfuckfuckfuckfuckfuckfuckfuckfuck fuckfuckfuckfuckfuckfuckfuckfuckfuckfuckfuckfuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuck
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Lisbon!StarMyMnao 41971859

A gorgeous plain made more marvelous by the rivers and streams that cut it apart.

!HasteYRi4w 41971866

>>41971857
You want a pair of eclipse glasses? I have extras.

41972013



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Melkor-sama 41971984[View]

*shitposts in Black Speech*

Admiral 41971987

What do you like about Melkor?

Anonymous 41971990

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The Person Who Posts As Fluttershy (Element of Self-descriptive Usernames) 41971905[View]

*joins bandwagon in Japanese*
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Snowbell!MbICrazyYs 41971977

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>>41971976

Tanks make golf good.

Urda 41971978

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>>41971977
Apparently.

Snowbell!MbICrazyYs 41971979

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>>41971978

Kubota > Polaris.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vAfJG1PMjbY

Vid mostly unrelated.


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Macaroni !RevGiOKgRo 41971968[View]

>yfw we saw a neutron star collision

Urda 41971969

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That is astronomical.


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Risky !RISkQqf4EM 41971952[View]

*shitposts in Japanese*

Chewy {Element Of Fortitude}!MUSIC.FbVY 41971964

>>41971952

nice Twi pic


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Macaroni !RevGiOKgRo 41971953[View]

*becomes prophecy in English*

Urda 41971954

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>>41971953
>becomes

Moony 41971956

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I believe you fulfill prophecies.

You don't become them.

Urda 41971962

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>>41971956
Quite true.

Of course one may not be part of a prophecy and fulfill it anyway.
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It's just a penguin *Lila³ 41971430[View]

One penguin

Stop mourning a single penguin
It probably died as most animals should instead of knowing some horrifying and absurd fate like those poor elephants who are being slaughtered by the hundreds for bullshit white stuff, even though they're clearly very intelligent and emotional creatures with basic proto-cultures that mourn their deads and understand revenge and repaying kindness

I mean shit guys, why are you so attached to a creature that died a natural death and basically just had a waifu
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>>41971933
ye

>>41971934
oh, well come back laters then

we can talk about some things

Anonymous 41971938

>>41971935
Hasn't he posted here for a while as Azool?

☲ Prince Ember Storm!MSNowBALLk 41971939

>>41971938
Azool is someone else


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Chewy {Element Of Fortitude}!MUSIC.FbVY 41971914[View]

*listens to music in japanese*

Anonymous 41971918

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Urda 41971919

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Anonymous 41971921

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-fbSqOY8z_4

(I wish I could see a recording or live performance in Japanese since they finally unbanned it. http://www.nytimes.com/2003/04/03/world/japanese-hail-the-mikado-long-banned-imperial-spoof.html)
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weather thread 41966166[View][Last 50 Posts]

how's the weather over in your area?

here, it's raining nonstop from these shitty tropical systems...
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Reav 41971909

Today was red, comrades.

Because of dessert sands from the Sahara and smoke from Portugal.

Urda 41971917

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>>41971909
Damn that Hurricane.

Anonymous 41971920

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>>41971909
The bay-trees in our country are all wither'd
And meteors fright the fixed stars of heaven;
The pale-faced moon looks bloody on the earth
And lean-look'd prophets whisper fearful change;
Rich men look sad and ruffians dance and leap,
The one in fear to lose what they enjoy,
The other to enjoy by rage and war:
These signs forerun the death or fall of kings.


America is dead and and America remains dead, for we have killed it.


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Anonymous 41971902[View]

*commits sudoku in japanese*


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