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JTHipster  ·  3222 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: JTHipster's Summer of Anime

Sure. Also no idea, I rarely have to use VPNs for streaming anything. And just jump in now, the story isn't crazy hard to follow anyway.

I'll probably end up reviewing a PPV at some point. I should just start a blog.

JTHipster  ·  3223 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: JTHipster's Summer of Anime

Kaiba. Seriously.

Even if you aren't going to have the same reaction to it as I do, its very different.

JTHipster  ·  3223 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: JTHipster's Summer of Anime

Aight here's what you do.

You watch all of NXT take over on the network because Bayley v. Sasha was the best match I've seen in years, you watch up through the the Rollins v. Cena match from Summerslam because fucking who cares about Brock Lesnar v. Undertaker and main roster divas aren't written well, and then you watch RAW on hulu because its an hour and a half even with commercials.

Don't waste your time with smack down, it hasn't been relevant in ages and should just be rebranded to WCW and made for tweezers, and fucking who cares about 3 hours of RAW when hulu has the promos and matches anyway edited down to a tolerable time.

Also while watching summerslam, be sure to see the creative team entirely mishandled Roman Reigns because they haven't written him a character or given him mic time like at all. He looks like he could fuck people up and is a good wrestler but boy that match was awful and his character is "I just came out of the shower."

JTHipster  ·  3238 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Donald Trump just gave a master class on how to get away with sexism

Oh god we do don't we. It's like the advertising cycle for a fucking marvel movie only at the end you don't get a decent blockbuster you get shit on.

JTHipster  ·  3240 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: ANIME CLUB -- New Series Suggestions

Eureka 7 if you haven't already watched it.

Gargantia of the Verduous planet is decent. It's surprisingly enjoyable for how very basic it is.

I really enjoy Log Horizon, but it's not for everyone.

Ghost in the Shell: Arise is only good if you like Ghost in the Shell and want to know more about the characters, but it's not like....great or anything.

Welcome to the NHK continues to be my go-to recommendation and a dramatically underappreciated show.

Eureka 7 is probably my top suggestion to humans, though.

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JTHipster  ·  3243 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Some thoughts on Ready Player One

Man. I heard that was worse.

JTHipster  ·  3244 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The Internet is Swallowing Everything Up HELP WHAT SHOULD I DO

This is a fairly personal issue with me. I don't know if this will help you, but it helped me.

When I first started my degree in computer science, I had to tank 3 years of a history degree. Those 3 years were basically a waste of time. I knew people who got married before I even really knew what I wanted to do with my life. I was fat, working a dead end barista job, living with my parents, and playing WoW and that was it. That was what I got from 3 years of history. Part of it was depression, but the bigger part of it was that I didn't learn the real shit yet. I was waiting for someone to stumble across my clearly hidden genius and make me an overnight success.

That doesn't happen. The opposite happens. They stumble on what you're doing and they try to tear it down, with good intentions and bad. Sometimes they're absolutely right, but I wouldn't have known the difference, because every time something I was doing was called in to question I backed down. I let them break it, no matter what it was. Idea for a book, for a program, for a game? Been done before. That's how other people see it until it's out of your head to some degree, because they can't imagine what you're doing different because they aren't you. So you have to fight for it, even if you eventually realize that they were right. Hey, if you're going to say that you have a million dollar idea and it's a locations app for beer pong cups? That's a bad idea. But fight for it.

Nobody else is going to be able to fight for your new ideas, period. They can't. The ideas aren't even born yet, they can't see what they'll look like. You know why say, PewDiePie is big? He pushes the shit out of himself. I don't think the guy is particularly funny, I think his act is a little grating, but he works his ass off and pushes what he's doing. By all reports he genuinely enjoys what he does.

If you want to rise above the millions of other let's play channels, the other writers out there, then you have to push for it. Otherwise yeah, you'll get lost in the noise, same as everyone else. If you fight for yourself though, if you take what you're doing and improve it and run all the way with it? You'll get somewhere.

I mean shit, DarkSidePhil has a semi popular channel. That's your competition. Somehow I think you'll find a way.

JTHipster  ·  3244 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Some thoughts on Ready Player One

I will at some point have to find a physical copy of Ready Player One and edit out all of the direct references to 80s nostalgia. I feel like that would be the most appropriate way to experience it.

I'll also have to give Sol Stein a read, but I will avoid other shitty science fiction books for a good long while. They're aggressively painful to read, especially anything dealing with computers.

JTHipster  ·  3244 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Some thoughts on Ready Player One

Weirdly enough, the movie would somehow be worse, and I need to see how

JTHipster  ·  3245 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Some thoughts on Ready Player One

I mean I'll have to, won't I? Just to see it come to fruition. To see it all there. Like watching a nuclear explosion.

Hopefully I have some terminal illness where I know my exact time of death, so that I can plan to die right as the movie ends and blame it for everything.

JTHipster  ·  3544 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Hubski: a thoughtful web?

When I was on a class trip to Turkey, one of my sort-of-friends-but-not-quite-friends-not-really was crying on the bus. I noticed it and threw her a pack of tissues without saying anything, because I felt bad. She flipped out because she thought I had thrown something at her, and then apologized profusely when she realized it was just tissues.

We are all the stupidest monkeys.

JTHipster  ·  3544 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Hubski: a thoughtful web?  ·  

Hey there, I suppose I have to respond in some kind.

First off, I actually came to ohio with a pretty positive attitude about getting a chance at a fresh start, and it only became negative after the fact. I gave no indication in that post or any of the comments in it that it was other wise, so I'm not sure where you draw that conclusion?

I know you might find this infuriating, but I straight up hate the midwest. I am very much a person who likes and belongs on the coasts. I like cities, and dirty places, not knowing my neighbors, dive bars, broken things, and weird obstacles to overcome. I don't like knowing everyone in my community. I don't hate people who like that, but I will never understand their enjoyment of what I think is an incredibly tedious lifestyle.

You can like it all you want, but I've seen nothing to convince me to change my mind. Skyline Chili actually blows. Cincinnati especially is such a poorly managed city that rows of shops are just straight up empty. There's shitty parking and no foot traffic, the amount of crime by the college campus is crazy high, and while the people are polite, they aren't friendly in the slightest and the roads are the hottest garbage.

We could sit down and have a thoughtful conversation about the state of cincinnati especially if you want, but to do that you're going to have to get over the fact that thoughtfulness does not mean that we are going to agree or even be polite about it. I'm incredibly candid with my opinions, and I'm not going to dress up what is becoming progressively worse criticism in niceties because it does not fit your ideal image of this website.

Also you can't expect a post under usatoday to gain much tranction, since before your post, usatoday was last used 307 days ago.

JTHipster  ·  3544 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Hubski: a thoughtful web?

Oh I don't actually care that much. I can be the biggest idiot most of the time.

Yesterday I fucked up a pancake, quite literally 24 hours after making the exact same mix of pancake (egg, batter, oil, milk, all meticulously measured) that had produced a near perfect circle the day before.