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Quatrarius  ·  19 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The Boys Who Wear Shorts All Winter

as somebody who used to be a boy that wore shorts all winter (and who is now neither of those things) i thought this article was really sweet and not as condescending as other people here have taken it to be

wearing clothes that don't match the cold is one of few the times boys encounter the "you can't go out like that!" argument with your parents - wearing shoes when there's snow on the ground, shorts in the winter, no hat, no gloves, no scarf - i had all those arguments. it started as me genuinely not being cold, or when i knew i would be inside for most of the day anyway re:kleinbl00's point, but as soon as my parents got on my ass about it it morphed into a rebellion thing ('i know what I'm doing, stop treating me like an idiot'-type beat).

there's a bit of evidence out there to say men and women have different cold tolerances and anecdotally i can say that my hands and feet get much colder now than they used to before i transitioned, but i think a big part of it is age and weight - i was a chubby kid and i used to run around and roll in the snow like it was nothing so there are too many confounding factors to really draw any conclusion

Quatrarius  ·  19 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Blue Skies Smilin' At Me; Conserving A Henry Ranger Seascape

i really love this channel, happy to see it get some love on hubski

Quatrarius  ·  54 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Video shows fatal shooting of Ashli Babbitt in the Capitol

it's so pathetic. these people are pathetic. i had more to say but that just about sums it up

Quatrarius  ·  56 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: January 6, 2021

when i listen to music while exercising it helps me focus on it and avoid the skip-this-part, wait-i'm-zoned-out syndrome, might be worth trying if you haven't

Quatrarius  ·  69 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Merry Christmas, Hubski

in honor of the worst year for humanity in a while, the worst christmas song i have ever heard

Quatrarius  ·  77 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: To the brain, reading computer code is not the same as reading language

they coulda made this study a lot easier by just asking any linguist who could have provided the same answer - this is just the programmer's version of kiki the gorilla type "wow look, this dog can communicate in english by hitting buttons" arguments in terms of underestimating how much actually goes into human language

Quatrarius  ·  79 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Money talks - Pornhub Just Purged All Unverified Content From the Platform

i originally posted that article because it's something that hit uncomfortably close to home - i sent pictures of myself variously naked to people online, including ones from when i was underage, and i have no real way of confirming that they aren't in circulation

i know someone who started camming for money and got kicked out of the house by her mother - she was living in her car for like a year and didn't end up going to college, and hasn't cammed since as far as i know - but everything she posted online is still up

it is shockingly easy to find child/underage pornography and nonconsentual pornography online and you don't even have to delve far - you just need to go to communities with a lot of young marginalized people, people like me as a 16 year old, and just sit around

Quatrarius  ·  88 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Airlines will no longer be required to transport emotional support animals

there's less of a general increase/decrease in compassion and more a shift in what kind of loser you're allowed to be - more of a community mindset now that people understand how fucked they are

the difference is nowadays you're allowed to be a deviant in public but you have to actually give a shit about the people around you - people who block aisles at the grocery store have replaced queers as the devil in the minds of zoomers - the issue now like always is where the two spheres collide: leashing your gimp on the subway? fursuits at school? support owl in economy class?

i think "nerd culture" is a really good example of the attitude difference between millennials and zoomers - millennials think the childishness and naive-ness of it is freeing, zoomers see it as condescending / consumerist

the kids are alright but the manchildren are not

Quatrarius  ·  89 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: FRIENDSHIPS in the Covidium

covid has changed friendship in the sense that i lost all tertiary friends - those friends that you have in one context but not others, work or school or the people you happen to pass by and wave to, and it turns out not much was left

my social circle is my boyfriend, my roommate, and my parents with special sister guest star - everything else has been torched

Quatrarius  ·  89 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Hubski challenge. Don’t think. Just do. Write a poem now.

mister jesus burnout

keeping busy hours

wandering the doorsteps

watering the flowers

Quatrarius  ·  90 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Hubski challenge. Don’t think. Just do. Write a poem now.

immortal dust king wandering as if in theaters,

lonely, dirty, spiteful,

finally got one over on them -

looks like he's having fun with the water

looks like he's having fun all alone

Quatrarius  ·  91 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Niall Ferguson: The Second Cold War

isn't niall the british empire apologist guy, does he have some qualification to speak better on china than he did on africa/india

i thought he was the goy dershowitz

i just read a paper about street languages in africa the other day, i wish i could upload pdfs to hubsch

Quatrarius  ·  92 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: return of the bread

so pretty - can you share your recipe