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Rules for General Discussion - You are being monitored

Former chat threads Welcome to GD! Believe it or not there's a slightly higher standard for posts here (really!), so try to make constructive posts or at least keep things relevant to the thread. You don't want to be a Fast Threader do you??? Don't...

1st April 2012
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Can anyone provide some advice on grad school?

Sorry if this kind of post shouldn't go here-- I don't post often and I'm not sure of etiquette. Are there any facepunchers who happen to either have been through grad school, are in grad school, or are in the process of applying for it? Even if not,...

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by Zonesylvania Go to last post
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Are there any secular arguments against gay marriage?

I became interested in finding secular arguments against gay marriage and WOW are they hard to find. I even headed over to debate.org where someone specifically asked for secular reasons to not allow gay marriage and the first thing people did was quote...

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Steam Moving to More Local Currencies

Apparently near the beginning of 2014, this image from "Steam Database" basically said Valve would be adding additional currencies to Steams current line-up https://pbs.twimg.com/media/BeEDABFCMAAOv8K.jpg:large and I just got an email that said: ...

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by smfE Go to last post
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Survey on Insomnia for a school project (you can also win games) ( 2 3 Last )

I'm making a project for my Health Education class about insomnia and sleep problems in general, i have a simple survey for you to answer to (shouldnt take more than 5-10 minutes of your time). Be sure to comment below when you've done the survey and...

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by TomZa Go to last post
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I'm training to be a pilot

Hello, I think this is the best place for this to go, if not can a mod move it for me. I started flying a good couple of years ago but after coming into a very well paid job I am able to fly alot more and have purchased 2 Go Pro cameras, doing that...

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Ello - The 2nd version of Google+ not made by Google at all and most likely will be forgotten in at least 2 months ( 2 3 Last ) This thread has images

https://ello.co Ello is a new invite only beta social networking platform that hopes people jump onto it instead of FB which is very unlikely but a man can dream Like any new upcoming smash hit, you need to make it invite only to make people hype up...

8 Hours Ago
by Rinfect Go to last post
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Survey on horror games ( 2 Last ) This thread has images

Dear Facepunch, I know there has been an influx of polls and stuffs, but may I also ask for your assistance. I'm doing research on horror games and stereotypes. It's for my essay and graduation. I've posted this poll else where but I'm still lacking...

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by dickvandyke Go to last post
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Getting paid for an editing gig, how much should I ask for? This thread has images

So I got this quick job to edit some action scenes for a film production in Washington DC. I got recommended by a friend of a friend and this is my first time doing a job like this. I can do it, and I can do it pretty easily, but my question is how much...

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3 Days Ago
by RayvenQ Go to last post
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Where Would I Find Somewhere to Photograph Aircraft Interiors near London?

Title says all really, I'm looking to photograph the interiors of aircraft similar to the Bombadier Q200 for a project I'm thinking of. If anyone knows airfields with small passenger planes that allow stuff like this it'd be greatly appreciated. It...

4 Days Ago
by racerfan Go to last post
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Need advice for University

So Im in my third week of Software Engineering at my university, and Im really not enjoying what Im doing. I love to program, and work on large projects with people of different specialties and so I thought Software Engineering would be a good choice for...

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by Dark RaveN Go to last post
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The New Zealand 2014 General Election This thread has images

I know we are small in numbers here on facepunch, but still: TV3 Livestream: http://static.mediaworks.co.nz/sitecore/livestream/livestream.html TVNZ Livestream: http://tvnz.co.nz/politics-news/live-stream-vote-2014-video-6085691 Hope you all...

1 Day Ago
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What Do Homeless Veterans Look Like? 9 conversations from a pop-up photo studio in San Diego This thread has images

I wasn't sure where to put this, because it's not really news, and it's not really a fast thread. http://apps.npr.org/lookatthis/posts/veterans/

1 Week Ago
by slayer20 Go to last post
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Interest Check: UKFP Pissup 2.0 ( 2 3 Last ) This thread has images

I think this would be the second FP pissup that we've done in the UK, the first one being in Preston with a few mini-pissups throughout the country. They've all been great and we need to do more of them. Would you be interested in attending this?...

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by Cypher_09 Go to last post
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Anyone wonder where you would be now if you grew up somewhere else? ( 2 Last ) This thread has images

I've never really thought of the concept that thoroughly until recently. There have been so many variables that could have easily changed where I lived with my family. What if your parents decided to settle in a different part of the country, or a...

13 Hours Ago
by Revanold Go to last post
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Should I save money and go to a local school, or spend ~$4000 per year and go to an away school?

I'm currently attending community college in Northern Virginia to go through the guaranteed admission program to transfer to any state school for computer science. I just started so I have some time to think, but I'm wondering this: there's a...

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2 Days Ago
by neos300 Go to last post
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Random thought: consumer electronics give-back program.

Okay, so. A whole bunch of random thoughts crossed my mind at around the same time and Polymerization'd into a spontaneous idea. First random thought, I remembered the ending skit of a Louis C.K. routine, specifically the final lines: "Maybe every...

3 Days Ago
by StrawberryClock Go to last post
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York this year, or Oxbridge/UCL next year?

Hey all, I'm facing a decision regarding university. I'm set to start History at York on the 27th of September. Originally my firm choice was Newcastle who gave me a lowered offer of ABB, however I exceeded this with AAB and ended up going to York through...

2 Days Ago
by scurr Go to last post
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Need Responses for a Survey ( 2 Last )

I'm finishing up an article on people's tempers in online video games, and I need additional responses to a survey I'm running in order to get more accurate information. All I need is for people to take this short survey based on the last online video...

2 Days Ago
by Shrimple Go to last post
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Thinking about studying from home

Hello everyone, I've been thinking about this for a few weeks now, I've always studied in a public school, and now I think I have a really big problem, my teachers are fine, they do their proper job, the problem is the environment, in every class there's...

1 Week Ago
by Sanjuaro Go to last post
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Locked out of opinion survey thing while applying to job? This thread has images

I wasn't quite sure how to describe this in the thread title or if it's exactly in the right spot. Basically, I'm applying to work at Urban Outfitters (yes, girlslaughing.jpg), and I applied to a bunch of stores before they sent me a link to fill out...

2 Weeks Ago
by KingKombat Go to last post
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I am running a drift fence study

As some people on FP may know I am a hobbyist herpetologist and for a while now I have been collecting salamander data for my college. Recently I got approval to start trapping animals rather than just searching for them and putting out cover boards. To...

1 Day Ago
by imptastick Go to last post
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Smartness: What would it take to bring thee back to us? ( 2 3 Last ) This thread has images

We all remember with longing an easier time when Smartness was abound and those who did not adhere to its sheer perfection were cast down with the sodomites of The Refugee Camp. Smartness was a way of life at Facepunch. It was a unique concoction, an...

4 Days Ago
by BigJoeyLemons Go to last post
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Starting a gaming journalism/musing Blog

Hey facepunch, after considering it for awhile, I have decided to start a games journalism/industry/musing blog. This was slightly pushed by the current facepunch initiative to create our own review site. I published my first article/post this evening,...

2 Days Ago
by A_Pigeon Go to last post
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I've been developing some strange ritual like habits.

DISCLAIMER: I live in the United States and I do not have the time nor the resource to visit any kind of health professional, nor am I requesting a Facepunch Psych Evaluation™. I do not believe I have any form of disorder, I'm just sharing these oddities...

1 Week Ago
by Chezhead Go to last post
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Facepunch upgrades ( 2 3 4 Last ) This thread has images

We ever getting those things back? I mean I understand buying titles for others was definitely problematic, but things like gold member or name change were definitely useful, especially if you've been with the site a long time and realized a name you...

1 Day Ago
by Dr McNinja Go to last post
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Going to England. What to expect and how to gain confidence? ( 2 3 Last ) This thread has images

Basically, going to study in Bournemouth University. I'll be pretty quite frank, I'm scared going there, the thoughts about leaving Tallinn and going to an entirely unknown country is frightening as hell and, surprising to me, making me extremely...

1 Week Ago
by mdeceiver79 Go to last post
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Saved a baby bunny from my cat's mouth: Advice thread ( 2 3 Last ) This thread has images

As the title says: I literally pulled him from the mouth of my cat. Well, as all stories have reasons behind them, I cannot currently take him to a wildlife rescue area or vet as it is currently... THE WEEKEND. Yes. All places are closed. (and 30...

11 Hours Ago
by ExtReMLapin Go to last post
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ADD\ADHD Discussion ( 2 Last )

I made this thread because I've had ADHD as a kid for a long ass time, and it fucking sucks. Its not too big of a deal for some people but for me ADHD is a huge problem. The most problematic thing is probably the medication, dextroamphetamine gets the job...

1 Week Ago
by Consciousness Go to last post
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PCS: Pain in left side of chest ( 2 Last )

For quite a while now I've been experiencing random episodes of a stabbing pain in my chest at the left side. The pain comes suddenly, and makes it hard to breathe as the pain gets more and more intense the deeper you breathe. For me this pain lasts from...

1 Week Ago
by Megakill Go to last post
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Facepunch Donates to TFYC - Raise $2k, Design a Character! ( 2 3 4 5 .. 12 13 14 15 Last ) This thread has images

What is TFYC? Hello everyone! For those of you who aren't familiar, The Fine Young Capitalists (TFYC) is a feminist charity organization which works towards building representation in the video game industry via giving women the opportunity to create...

4 Days Ago
by uber. Go to last post
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Anxiety problems?

so uhm, hi there guys, i decided to make this because i need some advice, i started university this year, im studying medicine, and now im havin this kind of anxiety attacks or whatever they are at random times, this never happened to me before, i start...

1 Week Ago
by n0cturni Go to last post
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Celebrity obsession/respect for privacy ( 2 Last ) This thread has images

I get the big drama over this celeb nude leak but, but seriously 9 times more in SH because of the celeb leak thread. Shit i guess a lot of people are huge hypocrites when first whining about our privacy but the second someone leaks nudes of a celeb the...

3 Weeks Ago
by The_J_Hat Go to last post
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Corruption in gaming journalism discussion and update thread. ( 2 3 4 5 .. 135 136 137 138 Last ) This thread has images

So, after the last thread was closed, i went to AshMans profile and asked if it'd be alright to make a new thread for discussion and news updates for this, since i think it should be discussed and there should be a place to discuss it. If you havent...

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by Géza! Go to last post
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Facepunch Review Discussion: We have absolutely nothing yet edition ( 2 3 4 5 6 Last ) This thread has images

In a few threads there was a lot of discussion of people wanting to create a game/other media review site ran by facepunch users. Now that those threads are DDT'd I asked a mod if it was OK to continue the discussion of the possible review site and he...

1 Week Ago
by Milhouse20XX Go to last post
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First visible lava caught on webcam from Bárðabunga in Iceland

The first hour of visible lava was caught on a webcam. The video has been timelapsed into 35 seconds. Link To a Icelandic news website. http://www.visir.is/section/MEDIA99&fileid=CLP29296 Live feed (Cant see anything happening in daylight)...

3 Weeks Ago
by RoflKawpter Go to last post
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Iron Pi's bullshit ( 2 Last )

http://facepunch.com/showthread.php?t=1405828 - original thread, has 6 alts http://facepunch.com/showthread.php?t=1411014 - him in the refugee camp, threatening ACCC very early on (gold link) Seems premeditated and well calculated, seems like he's...

3 Weeks Ago
by Sgt. Khorn Go to last post
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Would a donation system for mods be a good idea? ( 2 Last ) This thread has images

Wondering if people thought a donation system for mods would be a good idea, before boostar was used to donate to mods, since there were attractive upgrades and the money you spent on them went to the mod(s) of your choice. However, since boostar was...

3 Weeks Ago
by Mattk50 Go to last post
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Raising Money For Local Childrens Hospital

Hey Guys, Most of you have heard of Extra Life, if not (see: http://www.extra-life.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=cms.page&id=1095) Tonight into tommorow I'm hoping to raise $150.00 USD for my local childrens hospital at Westchester Medical Center. If I...

4 Weeks Ago
by Carman Go to last post
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E-cigarette thread ( 2 Last ) This thread has images

Hey! I’m Kakburken and I shamelessly borrowed this and edited/added/changed information Originally it was VideoWarrior’s post. FIRST OFF LETS GET YOU ACQUAINTED! What's an E-Cig?: "Electronic cigarette. An electronic cigarette (e-cig or...

2 Weeks Ago
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I made a mistake and I don't know how to fix it. ( 2 Last )

Edit: Created a funding page as suggested, http://www.gofundme.com/dih3aw I currently live in Kansas. I graduated High School in May 2010. I got a job as a gas station clerk later that year, and started going to a Tech College in January 2011. The...

1 Week Ago
by Whibble Go to last post
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