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oyster  ·  1100 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Christians gain legal right to manslaughter thanks to Supreme Court's ruling theocracy

Are... are you talking about Sturgis? Like it’s some little outdoor picnic? As a major tourist event it’s a hell of a lot more than that and closing the American border before it happened is likely what kept provinces like Manitoba from having much of a first wave.

Large stores are... large. Small businesses suffered, because they don’t have the space to operate. A cafe in my town used part of the sidewalk/parking lot to take orders. And seriously, let’s not pretend conservatives haven’t been having their own protests without any issue from the cops. Half the time it seems like they’re on their side. If you’re upset about the idea of church’s not holding service, then say that. Don’t try to call Sturgis “some rally” in hopes none of us would know what it was. Some of us listened to people getting very angry at the idea it was just some rally they could miss.

oyster  ·  1108 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: November 18, 2020

Ya for me it’s a fear of not being able to live up to expectations, because every expectation anybody has had of me didn’t take into account that I was dyslexic. It always looks like laziness for some reason, I think that’s why perfectionism has to be pointed out by other people. Like I have a great picture in my head of what I want to do, but completely lack the tools to get there. The perfectionism comes in when I am given the tools to do something, meet or exceed the expectation and then still feel like I must be falling short. I started a new job recently and every single time I’ve been asked how I felt about my own performance at work I’ve been told to not be so hard on my self and it’s like...oh? You want me to relax? Meanwhile in my head I thought I picked this super small thing to fix and was super nice to myself. I’ve been looking for books lately on this, if I find a good one I’ll make sure to recommend it.

oyster  ·  1109 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: November 18, 2020

Perfectionism is such a weird thing to accept. I’ve got that crippling kind of perfectionism were I just don’t do anything, because I’ve decided in my head that I’m not actually as smart as people think. It feels weird to call that perfectionism, but very worth looking deeper into.

oyster  ·  1122 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Post election discussion thread.

Dude, that’s like saying the Teletubbies biggest lose was fans under 7. They’re still the reason they exist.

oyster  ·  1122 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Post election discussion thread.

That statement reeks of privileged white male that doesn’t give a damn about anybody but himself. Truthfully that’s what this election solidified for me. That nearly half of Americans are self serving assholes who are willing to support a coworker or boss that bullies coworkers as long as it isn’t them.

In every other situation you can try to swing it differently, but here it is laid out for the world to see. You can’t blame low voter turnout, or ignorance anymore. Nearly half of Americans watched what he did for 4 years and still voted for him, because they couldn’t give a damn about anybody else in the country.

Oh except the troops of course, the ones who get welcomed home with glitter and cheers before promptly having the door shut in their face at every turn.

oyster  ·  1135 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The World's Best Employers 2020

Mine made the top 50 which isn’t surprising, but some of these make me wonder what level the positions they surveyed were.

oyster  ·  1169 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Supreme court justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg just died

Oh he will, and the Republicans will vote them in and their followers will laugh. Further proving to the sane among us that Republicans are disgusting people who are completely incapable of following any sort of principles in life. Only out for their own self interest.

oyster  ·  1190 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Looks like Kyle Rittenhouse had his ass beat back in July for hitting a girl   ·  

Ya I feel like this should be evidence that he likes to hang around situations and wait for his chance to fight while skirting the consequences because he “didn’t start it”. Like tall chick was trying to back away and this group of thugs kept following her. Then beat her up when she tried to defend herself from crazy short chick. But again, people will try to villainize the random tall chick.

I had to serve a Trump supporter the other day and we all wanted to ask if they were in the country legally but you can only really call on license plates. But then this guy went and tried to order butter chicken before actually ordering a burger. I was very confused until I was reminded that American’s sometimes think butter chicken is just chicken soaked in butter and THEN THEY ORDER IT. So suffice it to say, I don’t have a lot of faith in a positive outcome to this whole situation.

oyster  ·  1190 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Looks like Kyle Rittenhouse had his ass beat back in July for hitting a girl

I love that the evidence that this is him is a pair of American flag crocs. Beats on a woman who’s just defending herself from that short girl, apparently Kyle doesn’t support everybody defending themselves.

oyster  ·  1191 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Wait, are we doing it wrong? [Potential major Hubski experiment]

Sounds very social media, but with strangers. Like when Instagram first launched and you where shown a page of popular accounts you might like to follow. I don’t know much about coding, but is it possible to have suggested tags in addition to the ability for people to input their own based off a link or text somebody adds to their post ? I think that might help people understand better what tags to include so content is seen, especially for new users just starting to share posts.

Like, here’s some suggested tags users are currently following that will make your post more visible.

oyster  ·  1192 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The Kenosha Shooting Suspect Was In The Front Row Of A Trump Rally In January

America doesn’t have a violence in the media problem, it has a hero worship problem. It’s weird AF to people in every other country how you guys worship law enforcement, and vets to the extent you do. It’s cringe because in America appreciating vets is theatrics. This kid went to that place because he worshipped law enforcement, ran around trying to get their attention and now he’s going to get the shit kick out of him in jail. People joined up after 9/11 because of hero worship, got all messed up and returned to pretty thank you signs followed by a swift kick to the curb.

They’ve already said the studies don’t back up that violence in the media caused this, so look at the same situation and consider what else could be the issue. Hero worship is a strong contender, but it has nothing to do with the violence. If anything it pushes the violence out of mind.

oyster  ·  1193 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Suspect Charged With Murder After 2 Shot Dead At Kenosha Protest

Ya dude I’m ranting.

oyster  ·  1193 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Suspect Charged With Murder After 2 Shot Dead At Kenosha Protest

Like fuck. Then you read that they suspected him of already firing and I’m reminded of every other American shooting where people were such hero’s for trying to go after the gunman. But these people “attacked” an active shooter ? Are you fucking kidding me ? Oh it wasn’t him shooting ? He was just with that group ? Kind of like how he shot into a group of people and could have easily hit people who weren’t posing any threat to him ? The people this guy just disregarded as dumbasses and tossed aside like trash. I don’t even agree with the pointlessness of the prison system but damn lock this one up.

oyster  ·  1193 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Suspect Charged With Murder After 2 Shot Dead At Kenosha Protest

A 17 year old who goes out of his way to bring a gun to an event where he fully intends to use it doesn’t belong in society and should be locked up. Mad school shooter vibes going on here. We act like other people are asking for it by just existing while this white kid crossed state lines, put himself in this situation and your dumb country still calls this self defence ?

This town didn’t mean anything to this kid, why the hell does a 17 year old in another state care about a grocery store here ? Because shooting up schools is too predictable for these white boys nowadays.

oyster  ·  1198 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: August 19, 2020

I find there are a lot of options for certificates now. I’ve even seen a couple short beekeeping certificates

oyster  ·  1199 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: August 19, 2020

If you’re looking at taking any kind of college level certificate or diploma stuff they doubled the grants you can receive for this year ! So usually a full time student can qualify for $3000 in grants when they apply for Canadian student loans but now it’s $6000. It’s paying for both my semesters fully so I’m pretty damn stocked.

oyster  ·  1199 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: So I just suffered a home invasion. Whats next?

Personally I have a pitbull. Nicest dog ever, but nobody hangs around to see if the pitbull is friendly.

oyster  ·  1204 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Mist Showers: Sustainable Decadence?

I’m skeptical, this might work for your average Dutch white guy, but throw thick hair into the mix and it falls apart. They mention this working for long hair with an adjustment and I still think they’re out of touch. This wouldn’t work around the world, and would primarily only work in areas that aren’t experiencing major water scarcity.