[ kind ] [ home ] [ friends ]

/kind/ - Random Acts of Kindness

Password (For file deletion.)

File: 1683653114294.png (1.96 MB, 989x1538, __andou_mahoro_mahoromatic….png)


Last thread ( >>17 ) hit bump limit.

Please contain meta discussion to this thread.
50 posts and 27 image replies omitted. Click reply to view.


Its just what happens I think. some people are just like it. I've never had CP posted on the site I run but i get people gorepost and try to bait a ban. Very annoying


Do tor users are gonna be banned forever from now on?


Well somehow my post here got through on this board.



File: 1685223734505-0.mp4 (9.3 MB, 1280x720, old macoco had a farm.mp4)

File: 1685223734505-1.jpg (279.8 KB, 464x750, nell from orange star.jpg)

File: 1685223734505-2.jpg (410.74 KB, 800x451, japan.jpg)

I hope you're still here.

You make a fair point. But you are not seeing the bigger picture. In order to see it, you must know what comparative advantage means. Simply said, it's an economic theory stating how everyone can benefit from trade if they specialize on what they are good at. From this definition, it's clear how trade leads to increased globalization. And globalization has been occurring for a long time already.

It's easy to see the effects of specializing has had across countries. For instance, what does the USA do better compared to other countries? They are better at making software, and as you've said, hosting websites. What does Japan and Germany do better compared to other nation-states? Japan is better at making video games, anime, and manga; while Germany is better at making cars and trains.

This spreading of specialization roles across countries is a form of decentralization. As countries become more integrated due to trade, we can expect there to be more of this kind of decentralization. Also, in the deglobalized world you're advocating for, each country would have to deal with issues such as food security. This is problematic because many countries do not produce enough food from local industries to provide for all their people.

Due to comparative advantage, it makes sense the internet would be very American influenced. The USA has a big population and it specializes in internet and software things. In the future, the American government and the EU will likely have less control over the internet as technologies like yggdrasil become more widespread. This will help to reduce the American government's influence on the internet in the long-term.

hey, goreposters aren't so bad! without gore's influence, the modern american internet would not exist like it does today. in this way, gore could be described as a father to the modern internet. otherwise, the USA could have been a digital backwater, a bit like japan…

File: 1682057818653-0.png (865.86 KB, 1200x1000, moe aliens, moe problems?.png)

File: 1682057818653-1.jpg (98.39 KB, 1058x651, human or alien?.jpg)

File: 1682057818653-2.jpg (1.16 MB, 900x756, message to the aliens.jpg)

File: 1682057818653-3.jpg (55.54 KB, 534x467, message received.jpg)


friends!! i-i have something profound to tell you!

has it ever occurred to you that the humans you see in anime… might not actually be human? for example, characters that you see in anime tend to have oversized heads and eyes, unnatural hair colors, as well as tiny noses… isn't that suspiciously nonhuman?

i suspect there is a hidden reason behind anime's nonhuman art style. i surmise that reason to be this: the art style of anime is a result of an alien civilization's plot to subtly influence human thinking on a global scale and expose us to its alien culture. if this is true, then it would explain the global popularity of anime and the quality of the artwork. it explains why anime featuring futuristic mecha, tentacle aliens, and animal girls do so well on the market.

this also implies that we've been under alien influence for some time as the first modern anime, 'Astro Boy', was released in the 1950s. this time period also coincides with a suspicious increase in UFO sightings that happened during that time as well…

so /kind/, now you know this, how do you feel about these aliens? what do you think their motives are? are you still going to consume anime and manga knowing you're under the influence of the aliens?
6 posts and 9 image replies omitted. Click reply to view.


As a Christian I find this premise legitimate. Now don't get me wrong:
A) The 'aliens' I mean aren't Ayylmaos, but rather the illegal spiritual aliens (AKA fallen Angels under their ruler Satan).
B) I actually like both Otaku culture and mango/animu therewith.

I believe that the end of this age will see many supernatural events unfolding. I also believe that during one phase of his plots, the Antichrist will proclaim that he (and all his little 'helpers') are Ayylmaos. But this phase won't last him for long however, as the clear corollary between the (((CURRENT YEAR))) events then (yes, sadly, it will never end during this age of the Earth), and the text of the books of Lamentations, Ezekiel, and Revelations becomes abundantly clear to even the most stay-at-home. So much for our enemies' guise. The Lord will have the last laugh, ofc. :)

But in many ways yes, the physical form of animu characters is indeed a form of predictive programming IMO. If my premise is the correct one, then the explanations for it go back at least to Walt Disney, and very likely earlier than that. Whatever the case, the end of this age is going to be highly-intredasting. What a time to be alive! :)


File: 1682450830526.jpg (109.26 KB, 700x697, cats.jpg)

I thought the current hypothesis favoured by most scientists was that they are cats.


Research has shown that 9 out of 10 catgrills rank high on the 'cute' scale, so yeah. These scientists, they can be pretty smart sometimes!


Wait so does this mean that cats are aliens?!?!?


File: 1685150274569-0.webm (6.66 MB, 720x480, nyanyanyana!.webm)

File: 1685150274570-1.gif (54.44 KB, 269x466, theoretical AGD.gif)

File: 1685150274570-2.png (167.01 KB, 400x400, alien in disguise.png)

File: 1685150274570-3.png (156.54 KB, 800x1749, ancient alien?.png)

Hmph. These are good points, friends. Before I go further with the hypothesis, I will note these Obvious Truths:
Obvious Truth 1: A cat always land on its feet.
Obvious Truth 2: Buttered toast always lands buttered side down.

What happens if we glue buttered toast to the back of a cat? If one analyzes the forces involved, one can see an equilibrium of forces being established. In more simple words, we've made an Anti-Gravity Device! But why would you need cats to make an AGD…?

My answer to this question is… cats ARE aliens in disguise! If this is true, this means their ability to defy gravity must be one example of their near-godly powerz…

File: 1672758252257.jpg (43.38 KB, 640x480, Fi4VR-eWQAAHIPo.jpg)


Liru loves us and wants us to be happy!
21 posts and 21 image replies omitted. Click reply to view.


File: 1682652482199-0.jpg (432.04 KB, 1026x1391, 71397830_p0.jpg)

File: 1682652482199-1.jpg (69.48 KB, 750x600, 8cdc36998332129eb0be4dd93a….jpg)

Really love Liru!


File: 1683420700320.jpg (902.5 KB, 2500x3531, Fu4w518aQAADlAo.jpg)

Bless Liru!


File: 1683655502076.png (4.69 MB, 3243x4000, 3120911_blulesnsfw_liru-th….png)


File: 1684960797212.jpg (400.05 KB, 1080x1236, bbxjisanft311.jpg)



File: 1685140362438.mp4 (376.59 KB, 640x480, liru-wolfgirl-liru(3).mp4)

Liru says Yo!

File: 1671022724787.gif (1.72 MB, 500x522, cuddles.gif)


get in, cuddle and get cuddled. maybe tell about your day or how you feel if you want to. I'd appreciate it a lot. as you're reading this - you can feel cuddled.
35 posts and 32 image replies omitted. Click reply to view.


File: 1684457118908-0.jpg (304.47 KB, 876x768, katawa_shoujo_fanart_or_so….jpg)


Oh my science! It's Katawa Shoujo!


File: 1684720813418.jpg (327.06 KB, 650x800, __reisen_udongein_inaba_ho….jpg)


File: 1684780221318.jpg (163.12 KB, 661x920, 1588027855042-prover.jpg)


File: 1685102416816.jpg (143.81 KB, 1000x1000, __kishin_sagume_and_doremy….jpg)

File: 1672501112502.png (790.88 KB, 768x1366, Rias_and_Issei_New_Hug.png)


Even if it is just a site for LARPers, some people have found a genuine SO on LARPer sites (like franky-chan did in 2001)

No paysites please, I'm a poorfag.

If you have a mommy gf tell me how you found her.

I need a mommy figure to give me oppai hugs and play vidya with me fast.
6 posts and 4 image replies omitted. Click reply to view.


is this an autism thread now?


If you don't moderate this type of thing here BO your site will quickly become un/comfy/ and un/kind/. 'Poisoning the well' is a common gayop.


Deleting non-spam posts is a slippery slope. 8chan /kind/ was fine while also being pretty lax with moderation from what I recall.


File: 1685360640148.jpg (35.45 KB, 500x313, stop liking what i dont li….jpg)

Based, just because someone talks about what he did or said on a particualar site doesn't necessarily mean he acts the same way here
>He may not even go to said site for the same reasons many came here…
>Think before you YEET a post or people will think the mods all have shitpost traumatic stress disorder or something!


File: 1685845107100.gif (127.39 KB, 480x355, d7zakve-4d80e9ea-e259-47c8….gif)

Keeping those ambiguous posts is the slippery slope here
I agree with >>3838
Better to make the rules clear than to get overrun by users who don't respect etiquette

File: 1672530205922.jpg (829.84 KB, 3840x2080, __auricom_wipeout_drawn_by….jpg)


Has anyone played anything new and exciting (to themselves)?

I tried out BallisticNG yesterday with friends. I always thought those sorts of racing games looked really bad to play, even though I do enjoy traditional land vehicle racing. I ended up having a lot of fun it even if I'm not very good. A welcome change of pace as I've been pretty bored of a games lately.
57 posts and 34 image replies omitted. Click reply to view.


File: 1684849961879.jpg (180.43 KB, 1920x1080, Signalis.jpg)

Nobody seems to have recommended any horror games. Signalis is really good. A traditional survival horror experience with tough resource management, and combat that's best to be avoided. It's also got a really incredible story that manages to be a great love story whilst also being cosmic horror that I doubt I'll ever forget.

The direction style reminds me a lot of Evangelion and Bakemonogatari, which is of note since this board is filled with weebs.

Definitely recommend picking it up, might be one of my favorite games of all time, though it's not for everyone.


>Nobody seems to have recommended any horror games
Uhmm, you did notice what board this is, right friend? Hardly surprising IMO.
>though it's not for everyone
True. Very.


It isn't as though horror games haven't been posted on /kind/ before. I would know, I've made several such posts.


>notice what board this is
yeah sorry, forgot not many people consider horror stuff as a comfort genre, Signalis was very comfy though! to someone who thinks that it's brand of survival horror is comfy


Speaking of newer vidya, I tried Tears of the Kingdom out when it leaked. It's basically expanded/modder BotW. I thought BotW was a solid, but massively overhyped game and I don't know if I might say the same thing for Tears. If you enjoyed BotW, you'll probably enjoy Tears.
After many years, I finally played Sonic Mania. I had a lot of fun with it, but the final set of levels are pretty hard. I have to get good.

File: 1674046666959-0.jpg (581.24 KB, 827x1169, 11f1517705de6cc84901a56000….jpg)

File: 1674046666959-1.jpg (660.52 KB, 4000x3000, tesla-coil-huge-discharges….jpg)

File: 1674046666959-2.png (483.19 KB, 2000x1699, tux.png)

File: 1674046666959-3.jpg (2.81 MB, 3000x4000, antix_on_potato.jpg)


Welcome, friends!
This thread is for tech-friends to share their experiences and solve tech-problems of any kind (pun intended) together. UNIX GNU/Linux-friends, soldering-friends and every kind friend who is interested in tech stuff.

Friends are also invited to show off their own projects to inspire others!
58 posts and 22 image replies omitted. Click reply to view.


File: 1684878399104.png (551.49 KB, 960x1080, 2a36faa5e4a7cbb723b637b22b….png)

Following the Ubuntu/Debian setup guide for Tor [ https://support.torproject.org/apt/tor-deb-repo/ ], don't forget to set arch=arm64 when adding the repository or you will get an error about armhf.
>deb [arch=arm64 signed-by=/usr/share/keyrings/tor-archive-keyring.gpg] https://deb.torproject.org/torproject.org jammy main
>deb-src [arch=arm64 signed-by=/usr/share/keyrings/tor-archive-keyring.gpg] https://deb.torproject.org/torproject.org jammy main

- Setup Tor [ https://community.torproject.org/relay/setup/guard/debian-ubuntu/ ]
- Setup Tor post-install [ https://community.torproject.org/relay/setup/post-install/ ]
- Setup Tor autostart on reboot
- Secure Backup Reputation key
- There's probably some extra things to configure like unattended-upgrades.

To make things easier I portforwarded the router 9001 wan to 9001 sbc lan. I would have preferred 443, but it was a hassle.

>systemctl status tor@default

>tail -F /var/log/syslog | grep tor -i
Post too long. Click here to view the full text.


You would love Haiku:
>Haiku is an open-source operating system that specifically targets personal computing. Inspired by the BeOS, Haiku is fast, simple to use, easy to learn and yet very powerful.
Before you ask, it's not usable yet. But at least it has consistent GUI, unlike Linux or modern Windows.

>what other distros should I test with the trusty potato?
Void Linux. The musl version uses slightly less memory than the Glibc version but non-free software usually requires Glibc. Alpine Linux is another good distro if you need something lightweight.

Ubuntu Studio is just Ubuntu with more applications pre-installed. I think Linux Mint is better than Ubuntu. You need to visit Arch Linux Wiki to find good programs: https://wiki.archlinux.org/title/List_of_applications/Multimedia

Overall, I would say that Linux Mint (Mate version) is the best distro for a beginner. Gnome 3 sucks hard. Avoid.
Post too long. Click here to view the full text.


>Ubuntu Studio is just Ubuntu with more applications pre-installed.
Yeah, it just makes it easier by having things like the real-time kernel installed. I've got a new computer just about ready and have decided just to go with Mint again. I really don't like the way Ubuntu Studio looks and would rather put a little bit of work in seeing what I need and just stick with what I know. Either way it's going to take some adjusting to learn how audio recording and MIDI work in Linux compared to Windows.
>Overall, I would say that Linux Mint (Mate version) is the best distro for a beginner.
I haven't spent much time with it, but Zorin OS looks pretty good too.


anybody here have any experience messing around with Plan 9 from Bell Labs? I've been interested with learning it and putting it on an SBC as a smaller-than-a-laptop computer as a little hobby project but I don't really know where to start with something like this. I don't plan to daily drive it though, just looks fun. haven't the latest 9front image to work on VirtualBox weirdly enough though.


I think Plan9 doesn't work on bare metal. I'm not sure if any of the forks work on real hardware either (I expect that 9Front might work on some ancient ThinkPads but not on other real computers). You probably want to install it on a VM. 9Front is the Plan9 fork that is most actively being developed. Plan9 has really good GUI in my opinion. I haven't tried it myself but I have watched Russ Cox's videos on YouTube (he uses Acme).

Here are some resources:
Sorry for the link dump.

File: 1684938878719.jpg (59.41 KB, 1280x720, maxresdefault.jpg)


That feeling after completing an exam was such a nice high.
Now I'm experiencing one after dealing with bureaucracy.

When was your last relief sigh/high?
That feeling of "it's over" feels better than any sort of excitement or happiness, in my book.


File: 1684942148461.gif (1.05 MB, 1050x600, ac9d4e985f596c3.gif)

I can't say for sure when, but I remember while in elementary, middle, and high school I'd feel this way every Friday. And it was indeed one of the best feelings. There was plenty of time to do what I want, stay awake late, and push homework back to the last minute.

File: 1684730136882.png (258.09 KB, 512x518, 1587837150153.png)


Hey friends, I woke up today feeling most unwell so I decided to stay at home and cough my lungs out rather than do it at uni. Now with that prelude over let's get to the topic of this thread, what do you guys like to do on sick days, I am currently watching Galaxy Express 999 (the tv version), and then might also watch some other comfy anime or movies.


I was sick for a week around the start of the year. I spent it mostly sleeping because everything else was awful to do.
When I was awake, I was watching Ashita no Joe.
I don't really get sick much, but watching anime is definitely what I prefer to do.


When i get sick i just rush things as usual and change my diet a bit, oh and also drop in bed a few hours earlier


File: 1684739621351.jpg (343.69 KB, 500x500, 4d2254937d806d3261179fa0ee….jpg)

I work from home because if I don't work I have to go to the doctor to get proof that I am actually sick and that sounds way worse than the illnesses that I usually get. Thankfully I did not have any serious problems in a long time.


I do the same thing I normally do in my free time if I'm well enough: sit on the computer. But sometimes when you're sick it's too painful to concentrate on anything.

File: 1681046180301.jpg (67.28 KB, 989x1003, 1677987603602738.jpg)


Any practicing christians in here? Happy easter, by the way.
20 posts and 7 image replies omitted. Click reply to view.


File: 1684488382942-0.jpg (340.15 KB, 820x1200, 9780899429113-2.jpg)

File: 1684488382942-1.png (1.24 MB, 1000x772, b4c4f2e661c8f528ca167034bc….png)

gave really good advice on "how to pray" in general. I'd just want to add pic related book, as it is a short and practical help for many occasions.

It doesn't substitute the "Gotteslob" german speaking catholics have, as it contains much more prayers and songs, but it's the closest I know of. (Please tell me about an english equivalent to the gotteslob if you know one!)

Personally, I pray for my family most of the time. They're not religious at all and I think they need a little bit of God's attention too.

Except that, the rosary is a very useful prayer that is almost a meditative way to jesus through mary.

PS: You can pray the rosary even if you're not catholic. It won'tdo you any harm.

Glad to have you here, friend!


File: 1684488779917.png (707.76 KB, 1026x770, R (2).png)


Ignatius of Loyola wrote an essential book too. It's for you if you want to really get into Christian spirituality. (I didn't go for it yet, but it's a book everyone should at least read once.)



Best way to do the exercises would be in a monastery since they often have retreats offering them.


Thank you for your replies.
Even though I don't happen to be catholic, I've been interested in spiritual liberation. So your responses are appreciated.

Delete Post [ ]
[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10]
| Catalog
[ kind ] [ home ] [ friends ]