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[Guide] Kuidas alla 19-aastasena Tinderdada Eestis noormehena

2020.09.24 09:50 MechaMamba [Guide] Kuidas alla 19-aastasena Tinderdada Eestis noormehena

9 päeva tagasi nägin Eesti-s ühte vägevalt postitust, kust noormehel tekkisid probleemid tinderdamisega Eestis. Mina kui noorema generatsiooni esindaja nägin, et seal jagatavad teadmised pole eriti meile kohased, niiet siin ma olen oma guidega. Kindlasti saab siit näpunäiteid ka teise generatsiooni esindajad. Leidub ka mõtteid mis ühtivad kommentaaridega postitusest.
Link postitusele: https://www.reddit.com/Eesti/comments/isl6ek/kuidas_kasutada_tinderit/

PS:

Kõige pealt siis minust ning ja sellest mida tinder mulle andnud on:
Tinder on võimalus saada välja oma ümbruskonnast ning vaadata asja laiemalt. Elad pommiaugus nagu Rakvere? Palju õnne sulle, nüüd saad suhelda neiudega Tartust ja Tallinnast.
Tinder on minu jaoks olnud viimase kolme aasta gamechanger: olen palju-palju uusi tutvusi saanud, tähtis siin kohal on see, et nad ei ole Rakverest ega siit ümbrusest. Kui te arvate et Eesti on väike riik ja inimesed on ühesugused siis tegelikult ei ole nii. Kui ma võrdlen Rakvere-Tallinna-Tartu neiusid alla 19-aastaseid, siis üldpildis on nad kõik mingil määral erinevad. Nii kurb kui see ka ei oleks, ilma tinderita ilmselt oleksin ma siiamaani üks introvert, kellel on keeruline suhelda naissoost isikutega. Ilma tinderita ei oleks mul hetkel seda sama vahvat tüdruksõpra kes mul on, häid sõbrannasid ega kõiki kogemusi mis tinderi inimestega kohtudes kaasnenud on.
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Välimus:

Alustame kohe probleemist: kui sul välimust pole siis sorry aga sa jaad tinderis koheselt tagaplaanile, kui sa juhuslikult mingi koledaid maapreilisid ei jahi (sorry aga need maapreilid tinderis on nagu kartulikotid ehk nagu soome keskmine neiu). Selle probleemi idee on selles, et sina konkureerid veel 1000 teise noormehega, kellest tõenäoliselt 700 on sinust ilusamad. See tüdruk ei märkagi sind, paneb hoopis swipe vasakule. Ok aga mis sa tegema peaks siis?
Tead semu ütlen sulle ausalt, et välimus on tinderi alus. Hmm okei aga oleme ausad, lege enamus neiusid Eesti tinderis lowkey catfishib. Ütlen lowkey sest jah päris catfish enamus pole, kuid 99% inimestest on piltidel ilusamad/teistsugused kui irl nad oleks. Sotsiaalmeedia asi, tavaline. Miks ei võiks sina siis "catfishida"? Sa ei pea ju panema tinderi pilte, kus sa tegelikult ka selline välja näed nagu sa päriselus välja näeksid. Ilmselgelt ei tohiks siiski liialdada selle "fakemisega". Kui pildi pealt näed valja nagu Stefan ning päriselus näed välja nagu Tauno siis jep, putsis on.
Või samas äkki oleks mõteks reaalselt oma välimust muuta? Sellega on muidugi veits keerulisem. Minu arvates üks välimuse tähtsamaid osasid on pea, sealhulgas eriti juuksed. Üks kõige lihtsamaid välimuse muudatusi, mis on reaalselt tehtav ning ei vaja erilist aega ning ressurssi, oleks teha endale keemilised lokid. "appi keemilised lokid, mingi pede oled vv"? kuule tao pihku, mul on kõrvarõngas ka veel, mis nuud saab? and guess what? neiduele actually meeldib. Sellega ei saa minna lowkey valesti, sest eesti noored neiud on millegi pärast obsessed keemiliste lokkidega. Neid on äärmiselt kerge "kanda", vaha ega midagi vaja pole, lihtsalt need on sul peas. Jube palju on tulnud neid sõnumeid tinderis, kus neiu ise alustab vestlust sõnumiga "ilusad lokid sul" või midagi sarnast, works like charm. Isegi päriselus on näostnäkku öeldud et tyra su lokid on ilusad või need on lowkey stx hot.
Samas alati on ka võimalus lihtsalt hakata trenni tegema, põhimõttelist heas füüsilises vormis noormehed lähevad alati peale mingile osale neiudle. See tuleb nuud minu naissoost tuttavatelt aga palun aja ara oma sidebeard/vunts, sul ei kasva nii ilus habe veel, et sa peaksid seda hoidma, 90% neiudest leiab lihtsalt, et see on unattractive. Kuna akne on ka päris aktuaalne teema siis kindlasti tuleks puhastada igapäevaselt oma näonahka, apteegist leiad hõpsalt vastavad tooted.
Minu arvates kõige lihtsam/parem/jätkusuutlikum viis muuta oma välimust paremuse suunas on tegelikult riietus. Eesti kauplustest päris pädev pood on Zara, tagaplaanil on HM ja Reserved. Ise ma nendest poodidest küll ei ole ostnud riideid viimase aasta jooksul, kuid peaksid saama sealt päris pädeva outfiti, basic aga töötab. Snakerite ostmiseks soovitan vaadata Tallinnas Nike/Addidas outleti, samuti ka reede.ee ning ballzy.ee (siin riideid ka). Ole avatud uutele riietele ja muutustele. Mina isiklikult ostan oma riided kas kaltsukatest või asos.com .

Suhtlemine:

Mees, palju õnne! Sa said oma swipe selle neiuga, sest ta nägi sinu välimuses midagi . "ok aga mida ma nuud teen? kas ma peaks talle esimesena kirjutama või ootan et ta mulle kirjutab"? Tead, hea küsimus ngl. Eesti tinderimaastikul ilusad neiud sulle üldjuhul ei kirjuta. Õige kah, miks peaks? Talle kirjutab igapäev 15 uut klemmi ja miks ta peaks kellegile kirjutama. Lisaks on ka üldjoones selline arusaam neiudel, et kutt pigem peaks ise kirjutama. Samuti õige, mees idee poolest peakski olema confident. "okei sain aru ma peaks ise kirjutama". No tead, tegelikult kas peaksid? Mina isiklikult ootaks päevakese, äkki ta tõesti kirjutab ise ning tunneb huvi sinu vastu, seda eeldusel, et ta näeb sinus midagi. Tõenäoliselt ta ise siiski ise sulle ei kirjuta. Oled oodanud päevakese, ta pole kirjutanud aga tunned huvi tema vastu. Mis nüüd? Nüüd sinu aeg särada.
Kõige tähtsam on see et ole enesekindel, see on lihtsalt tinder. Tinderis olevad inimesed ei võta seda tihtilugu nii tõsiselt nagu sa ehk arvad et nad võtaks ning sa saad tegelikult üsna vabalt suhelda seal. Isegi kui midagi läheb viltu, sa ei pea seda inimest tõenäoliselt mitte kunagi nägema enam, väga suva ju? Palun ära alusta vestlust nagu "hei", "tere" või midagi sarnast, see on lihtsalt basic ja mõttetu. Sul on vaja midagi, mis paneks selle neiu sulle vastam. Täiesti vabalt on võimalus, et ta ei vastagi sulle, seda juhtub. Kõige lollikindlam on lihtsalt teha talle kompliment, nt "ilusad silmad". Sellisel juhul peaksid sa tegelikult ka siiras olema. Üleüldse komplimente tegemine on üsna vajalik. Kindlasti ei tohiks liialdada nendega vaid hoida komplimentidel "väärtust". Võid ka otsida ühiseid huve. Vihjeid leiad sa bio või anthemi alt. Näiteks leiad, et tal on ASAP Rocky laul anthemis ja sa ise kuulad ka ASAP Rocky Kirjutad talle, et "laheme ASAP Rocky kontsertile". Sa ei pea seda tõsiselt mõtlema, muidugi oleks hea. Või näiteks leiad ta biost või pildite pealt märkad et tal on koer või meeldib koeradega tegeleda, kirjutad talle et "uu nunnu kutsa, mis tõug". Muidugi on võimalus kasutada confident sõnumeid, enda lemmik on näiteks esimese sõnumina kohe "kas me käime nüüd või kuidas see käib". And guess what? Töötab päris hästi.
Okei oletame, et said tema koerast räägitud, mis sa edasi teed nüüd? Kui sa inimesega klapid, siis tegelikult sa isegi ei pea mõtlema enam sellele, mida sa edasi räägid, sa lihtsalt chatid sujuvalt temaga edasi. Kui aga vestlus jääb seisma, ära lase sellest heidutada. Küsi näiteks kus ta õpib, mis suund, pikk sa oled, jms. Selliseid personaalsemaid küsimusi, kuid ära liiga personaalseks mine. Nüüd ta peaks nägema ,et on mingisugune lähedasem huvi sinu vastu, ning loodetavasti ta uurib sinu kohta sama. Kui ta ei soovi sinuga rohkem vestelda siis, vestlus on nüüdsest jäänud kaks korda toppama ning mina isiklikult enam ei üritaks, läinud rong, neiul pole huvi. Muidugi kui tahad, void üritada veel aga ära ennast klouniks tee.
Nagu ka teises postituses soovitati, siis tähtis viia vestlus välja tinderist KUID minu kogemuste põhjal 20 sõnumit pole selleks piisav nagu soovitati teises postituses. Vestle temaga tinderis, niikaua kuni leiad, et on sobilik aeg. Ära aga liigakaua oota. Üldjuhul see kui sa liigud neiuga tinderi tasandilt teisele sotsiaalmeedia tasandile, see on juba uus aste mingimääral. Isiklikult ma eelistan esimeseks suhtluseks snapchati. Miks? Esiteks sul on võimalik vahetada temaga fotosid, selfiesid jms. Teiseks isegi kui te lõpetate suhtlemise, siis on päris suur võimalus, et te näiteks snapite edasi ning sa jäid talle meelde. On võimalus, et sa kohtad teda uuesti tinderis ja lähete uuele katsele, siis on ainult taaskohtumisrõõm.
Minu puhul näiteks, kui ma 2017 aastal alustasin tinderdamisega, ma olin iseloomult pigem introvert ja rahulik ning neiudega suhtlemine on nagu peaga vastu seina jooksmine. Aga mida rohkem sa suhtled tinderis erinevate inimestega, seda rohkem erinevaid inimesi sa õpid tundma ja seda paremini oskad suhelda. Nüüdseks on saanud minust pigem ekstravertne inimene, kellele meeldib suhelda inimestega ning ei pelga uusi tutvusi teha. Avarduvad ka sinu vaated märgatavalt erinevate inimtüüpide osas, mis on suhtlemisel äärmiselt tähtis.
Ülitähtis on ka, nagu kasutaja firecrackerinthehole/ mainis, siis ära kiindu kellegisse. Neid neiusid on seal veel, ta ei jää sinu ainukeseks.

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Iseloomust:
Natukene peaks ka rääkima iseloomust. Minu jaoks on number üks on iseloom, sest inimene on trash inside, siis pole temaga midagi teha. Sa peaksid kindlasti jääma selleks kes sa oled , sest kui sa hakkad teesklema, et sa oled keegi teine ja reaalselt jouad suhte tasandile, siis asjad hakkavad hapuks minema. Suhtes hakkavad tulema välja head ja vead ja sa leiad lõpuks, et sa ei klapigi selle inimesega ,nii nagu sulle algselt tundus, sest guess what, sa oled fake.
IRL kokku saamine:
Kui postituses soovitati, et saaks kokku mingi 2 nädala jooksul või kiirelt, siis noorte puhul pigem asjad nii ei käi. Minu tinderi suhete puhul olen ma läbi neti igapäevaselt nonstop (ehk me räägime 24/7) vähemalt suhelnud 2-3 kuud enne, kui saime kokku. Muidugi mõne jaoks võib see olla ulme pikk aeg aga aeg on näidanud, et mis kiiresti tuleb, see kiiresti läheb.
Olenevalt inimesest võib-olla first date erinev. Mõnele ehk sobib see, et lähete sööma kuskile. Mina näiteks esimesel korral kutsusin ta enda juurde Harry Potteri Maratoni tegema. Teisel korral käisime discgolfi mängimas ning pärast käisime niisama jalutamas pargis ning söömas. Kõik need olukorrad on minu jaoks olnud ülimugad, sest me oleme eelnevalt suhelnud väga-väga palju ning ei tekkinud kordagi momenti kus oleks nagu "umm kuidagi piinlik vaikus on nüüd". Lisaks ära unusta olla enesekindel. Hea viis, kuidas esimest korda samuti kokku saada kuid ei ole otsest "date", on mingisugused üritused, kas siis festivaal või klubiüritus (hetkel natukene halb aeg rääkida neist küll). Näiteks cathouses või rokikas on +16 pidu ning sina oma semudega lähed sinna ning tema oma sõbrannadega ja lihtsalt casually trehvate seal üksteist.

Asukoht:
Tegelikult mängib ka tinderi location suurt rolli. Eesti tinderi hotspotid on ilmselgelt Tartu ja Tallinn Väidetavalt on ka Pärnu päris aus koht, kuna Pärnu on Rakverest päris kaugel, siis ei saa kinnitada. Kui oled venelane, siis ilmselt Narva?? (ei tea täpselt). Ise eelistan Tartut, inimesed on avatumad ja sõbralikumad. Tallinna noored on minu arvetes suht ülbed ja üleolevad. Probleem seisneb selles, et paljudel potensiaalsetel tinderi matchidel on pandud nii, et nad matchivadki vaid nende inimestega kes tema linnas on. Ehk kui mina olen Rakveres ja tema on Tartus, siis ma temaga lihtsalt ei matchigi, sest mina ei pruugi teda näha ega tema ei näe mind.

Profiil:
Pilte ei peaks olema väga palju, teoreetiliselt kahest-kolmest pildist juba piisab, soovitavalt kolm. Mina isiklikult oma instagrami kontot ei linkiks tinderiga, peab jääma mingisugune avastamisrõõm ka. Kindlasti peaksid panema anthemi alla oma lemmik muusikapala. Soovitavalt võiks see olla mõni tuntum artist, äkki joppab, ning mõnele neiule meeldib samasugune artist ja ta kirjutab sulle just sellel põhjusel, et sinu muusikamaitse klapib tema omaga. Bio osa on natukene keerulisem. Kui tegeled mõne spordiga, näiteks jalgpall või korvpall, siis lihtne on panna biosse lihtsalt jalgpalli või korvpalli emoji. See vihjab sellele et sa tegeled selle spordialaga, kuid samas ei ole su bio tühi ning ei ole sealt ebavajaliku infot. Musta huumoriga pickup lined on ka päris edukad, näiteks "kas su vanemad on hälvikud? sest sina oled küll eriline?". Ilmselgelt kui sa ise ei ole eriline musta huumori huviline siis see ei ole eriti pädev.

Pudi-padi:

Eraldi toon välja oma tinderi tipi: Swipe kõiki keda sa saad. Reaalselt lihtsalt ole tinderis ja spammi like nuppu. 40 sekundit ja sul on swiped otsas. 12 tundi läheb mööda ja uuesti 40 sec. Miks? Esiteks sa saad potensiaalselt rohkem matche. See neiu on sinu meelest kole ning sa oleksid talle muidu pannud näpu lükke vasakule, kuid nüüd sa matchisid temaga. "mm aga äkki ta ei kirjuta mulle? " Mis sellest? Mitte midagi ei juhtu ju. Sina ei pea talle kirjutama. Äkki ta kirjutab sulle. Võimalus on, et ta on näiteks hea vestluskaaslane või lihtsalt saad suhelda kellegi teistsugusega, kellega sa varem pole suhelnud. Saad arendada oma suhtlusoskuseid ning avarada oma silmaringi.
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Ma südamest loodan, et see mis ma kokku klopsisin on kellegile kasulik. Sisetunne ütleb, et mingi teema jäi ilmselt kajastamata, mis oleks pidanud kajastama, kuid kui keegi leiab et midagi on puudu, siis võib mainida ning teeb editi. Loodan, et ma kirjutan eesti keele eksamil sama innukalt kirjandit, kui ma seda guide kirjutasin hetkel.

Kui teil on küsimusi, siis võib julgelt küsida. Soovi korral võite DMidesse ka kirjutada, kui abi vaja on või soovid küsida midagi.
Peace

Edit 1: Loodan et see postitus ei läinud liiga pikaks, rohkem kui 2300 sõna. Tegelikult oleks tahtnud ühtteist veel lisada, kuid redditi postituse kohta ilmselt on teksti juba hetkel palju.
Edit/update 2: sherincal vihjas selle et kui sa ainult spammid like buttonit, siis sa muutud teiste jaoks vähem nähtavaks/atraktiivseks. Kiire googeldust ning tõesti on nii, ehk like buttoni spammimine pole eriti pädev. Idee poolest peaksid ikkagi võimalikult palju swipema, soovituslik oleks sinu jaoks mitte-atraktiivsed neiud swipeda vasakule seljuhul, ehk tinder ei karista sind sellega, et jääd pildist välja.
"aga mehed peaksid alguses endaga ausad olema. Et kui sa igas mõttes Harju keskmine oled, siis pigem swipei neid tüdrukuid, kellega sa reaalselt samal tasemel oled, mitte igat naist, keda hotiks pead." by u/firecrackerinthehole IMO kinda aus, kuid ei tohiks ka alahinnata ennast. Kui ta tõesti on hothot ja sina pole hot siis jah, võid selle mõtte põmst unustada. Aga kui sina oled harju keskmine ja tema on ilus, siis why not give a try.


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2020.09.22 21:00 TheKeating5 Cryng about a sorry letter of a wrecked heart at 2am

He sent an email just now. I don’t know what to feel. I just wanted to hug him. But he’s over 11,600 km away from me. I’m sorry. I wish I know, Michael.
[Long Email Content]

It was a saturday night nung nag-celebrate ng debut ang friend natin.
I was with you, your bestfriend, and my bestfriend Dio. We're both shocked nang nalaman natin that they're in a pseudo relationship. That party ended at around quarter to two in the morning. Habang ihahatid ka na namin sa bahay mo, hindi sinasadyang mabanggit ni Dio ang offer sakanya ng isang university sa US. Nagalit si Kathleen, bakit hindi niya daw 'to alam. Sa malawak na kalye ng Taft, nag-walk out ang bestfriend mo, at hinabol naman siya ni Dio. Naiwan tayong dalawa sa loob ng kotse, silently starring at them outside.
Habang pinagmamasdan natin sila, bigla kang nagsalita.
"Anong kayang feeling ng secret lovers?" Medyo nagulat ako sa sinabi mo. And I know naman that you still don't have any idea because you've never been in a relationship at all. At taga-share ka lang ng kilig sa mga couple friends natin.
"Gusto mong i-try?" sagot ko naman. Pero wala akong idea bakit ko yun nasabi. Nabigla ata ako. I was thinking out loud na pala. Pero, hindi mo agad na-gets yung sinabi ko. Kumunot ang noo mo dahil sa pagtataka.
"Gusto mo bang tayo rin? Pero secret lang......hindi lang natin ipapaalam kahit kanino." Pero wala parin akong nakuhang sagot galing sayo. I held your hand pero hindi ka pa rin makapag-react. Tinititigan mo lang ako. Walang ni-anong salita ang nanggaling sayo.
Lumipas ang mga araw, masasabi ko na masaya ako. Masaya ako kapag kasama kita. Kilala na kita since high school, we're schoolmates remember? Ikaw yung tipong medyo invisible pa dati, until you came-out in your shell. Unti-unti kanang nakikilala dahil sa ang galing mong mag-laro ng archery. Medyo nahihiya pa akong i-approach kita dati, baka masabihan mo ako ng feeling close. You're cute. Charming. Lalo na ang gray eyes mo. You keep on smiling kaya kita napapansin dati pa. At matagal na kitang kilala. I just keep on starring you... . from afar.
Walang nakaka-alam that we're on a relationship. Even my friends or my twin sister. Alam lang nila we're just schoolmates dati, close friends, or minsan, classmates tayo sa ilang subjects.
Minsan, tuwing lunch natatawa nalang ako kapag sinasabi mong "uuwi ako" . Kakaripas ka agad ng takbo, ako naman ang dami ko pang excuse na gagawin. Minsan sinasabi ko nalang sakanila that pinapauwi ako ng dad ko or may kukunin ako sa bahay. Minsan iba yung dinadaanan ko at dumadaan pa ako sa kabilang building pa ko para lang hindi sila makahalata. Minsan din dadaan pa ako sa soccer field bago ako pumunta sa parking lot para mag-kita tayo.
Being in this relationship was so hard. Not in a way where in, we're both guys or what. It's just kailangan mainggat, kailangan wala silang alam. One time pumunta tayo sa isang bilyaran kasama natin ang barkada, kasama mo sa isang sulok yung ibang mga kaibigan natin habang ako naka-upo lang sa upuan at nag-tetext. Ikaw yung ka text ko nun diba? Nagpapa-turo ka kung pano mag-bilyar. Tawang-tawa pa nga tayo kung pano kung turuan kita, ano kayang magiging reaction nila. Pero habang nagta-type ako, lumapit sa akin yung isa nating kasama na babae, nag-papaturo kung paano mag-bilyar. Ayaw ko naman na maging mukhang bastos kaya pumayag nalang ako. Hindi ko namalayang nakatingin ka pala sa amin. Hindi ko napansin at naisip na makikita mo kami. Alam kong medyo iba yung galaw nung babae, minsan sinasadya niyang idikit yung boobs niya sa braso ko pero hindi ko nalang pinansin yun. And then, the next thing I knew, wala ka na sa bilyaran. Inikot ko ang mga mata ko sa paligid pero ni-anino mo hindi ko makita.
Panay ang text ko sayo. Pero hindi ka man lang nag-reply. Ang tanga at gago ko. Bakit hindi man lang sumagi sa isip ko na magagalit ka. Magseselos. I dialed your number pero nakapatay yung phone mo. Alam kong galit ka. Pero paano ako makakapag-explain kung ayaw mo akong kausapin?
Nakaupo lang ako sa isang gilid, naghihintay ng reply mo pero biglang bumukas ang pinto at niluwa ka nito. Gustong-gusto kitang lapitan at kausapin pero bawal, makahalata sila.
Pero bakit parang the emotions are real na? May gusto na ba ako sayo?
The next thing I knew, I was inevitably falling in-love with you. Paano 'to nangyari? Pero sa tingin ko, it just happened. I found myself getting excited when I'm texting or talking to you over Twitter, eating lunch or snacks with you, sharing my assignments. I would check my statistics answers thrice just to make sure you would copy the correct solutions.
At my twentieth year, I fell in-love with you. Everything around was multicolored as I live my world in fantasy. I wanted to believe that there was a meaning behind your stolen glances, at sincere ka kapag you said nice things about me. A glimpse, a little compliment or genuine laugh from you really made my day, assigning different interpretations to what your words and gestures really meant.
Pinaniwala ko ng novel series na Sweet Dreams na no matter how impossible things were, the main characters would still end-up together eventually. Kaya naniniwala ako na there was a happy ending for us someday. But the book didn't tell me na sa realidad, love could be solitary feeling that exist. Whether it is returned or not. Because at our senior year in high school, my feelings for you was not only reciprocated, but also unappreciated.
Loving you taught me a lot of lessons, but the toughest one I had to learn was to realized that love knows no gender. Hindi ako sanay na may hinahatid ako kahit dis-oras ng gabi. Hindi rin ako sanay na may tatawag sa phone ko para malaman kung naka-uwi na ba ako or kung pano ako umuwi kapag hindi tayo maka-sama. Hindi ako sanay ng may nag-sisend sa akin ng kanta or gagawan ako ng playlist sa spotify.
Hindi rin ako sanay na tinatakbuhan ng ibang tao. Tulad 'nong sobrang galit ka kase nag-away kayo ng kuya mo, alas-dos ng madaling araw, ako yung una mong tinawagan para maka-usap. Hanggang ala-syete ng umaga tayo magkausap sa phone, kahit na antok na antok na ako, hindi parin kita pinabayaan. Hindi ako sanay, pero ng dahil sayo nasanay ako.
Pero, sa tingin ko hindi talaga pwede. Kase kayo, ang alam niyo may girlfriend ako. Dahil may pinakilala ako sainyo dati. You never met her eversince, pero minsan kasama siya sa jamming ng barkada. Sayang nga lang wala ka lagi.
Ang alam rin ng mga kaibigan at pamilya ko, I'm in a relationship with her. I remember noong birthday ng kapatid ko I invited her. Nasa pool kami that time, naka-lublob ang mga paa namin sa tubig habang nag-lalaro sa cellphone, nagshe-share pa kami nun sa iisang earphones, nasa tenga ko ang isa, habang nasa kanya yung kabila. "I Really Like You" ni Carly Rae Jepsen ang kanta nun nang bigla niyang tinanggal yung earphone sa tenga niya. Tumingin siya saakin at sabay sabi. . "I need to tell you something" . . Tumigil ako sa paglalaro at tinanggal ko na rin yung earphone sa tenga ko. "Ano yun?" sabay tingin sakanya. Biglang kumabog ang dibdib ko. . . . We're both eighteen-years-old when we met. Both fresh graduates from our senior year in high school. It was a summer vacation when we met during our climbs. Iisang team lang kami that time. Mataas yung bundok na pinuntahan namin, it took us 1 1/2 days bago kami makarating sa tuktuk and 1 1/2 days din kaming magkasama. After that climb, we've been close to each other. We talk over FaceTime 'til 5am. Gave her flowers and chocolates, while she gave me a DVD set of Detective Conan Series for my 19th Birthday in exchange for posing as her boyfriend to make her ex jealous. She said "I love you" once, but I'm not sure if I heard it right because we're both drunk.
I like her. She's simple, smart, elegant, generous, and superb humble. She's perfect. Kaya lang, ayaw niya ng commitment, we just let our gestures do the talking for us. I assumed at that time that she likes me too. Wala pa namang siya ina-admit about anything yet, but I let her hug and kiss me. Oo, parang kami pero hindi.
Hindi ako sanay na pinipigilanang feelings ko. Ako kasi, kapag nag-mamahal ako, pinapaalam ko. Pero sayo, hindi ko man lang maamin, dinadaan ko nalang sa mga biro. I don't know that if you feel the same way as I do. Baka nag-a'assume lang ako na you like me as well kahit hindi naman talaga. Even na I'm dying to tell you that I like you, I can't. Because I'm not sure if you'd like it. Baka mapahiya lang ako.
Yung mga oras na nagkaka-yayaan tayo mag-kape kung sa asan. Over cappuccino and latte, nagki-kwentuhan tayo about random stuff in life. And how universe can actually play around and make something unexpected yet so good. That very first day we had a coffee together, I secretly kept that cup sleeve sa kapeng ininuman mo kasi doon nakalagay ang pangalan mo. Tinago ko siya as a memento ng unang coffee date nating dalawa. I don't know, siguro feeling ko kasi masyadong naging significant sa buhay ko ang araw na iyon. May nga gabing di na ako matulog dahil siguro nasobrahan na ako sa kape, at nasobrahan sa iyo.
Dumating ka sa buhay ko nang hindi ko inaasahan. Pero kasabay ng pagdating mo, ang pagbago ng mundo ko. Sa kabila ng pagiging abala ko sa mga bagay bagay, pagkadating sa iyo, nasisira lahat ng plano ko. Hindi ko napapansin ang oras kapag magkasama tayo. At napapansin ko na lang, na lagi kitang hinahanap. Parang hindi kompleto ang araw ko kapag hindi kita nakikita. At kahit na laging kutang nakakasama, nawala ka lang ng sandali sa tabi ko, miss na kita agad. Lahat na ng mga kabaduyan, pumapasok sa isip ko kapag naalala kita.
Ikaw, alam ko na hindi ka nakabubuti sa akin. Alam ko that in the long run, masasaktab lang ako sa iyo. Pero bakit habang maaga pa, hindi ako umiiwas? Kasi sa ngayon, napapasaya mo ako. Napupunan mo ang ilang taong pagkukulang sa buhay ko. At pinapadama mo sa akin ang mga bagay na akala ko noon, hindi na darating sa akin. . . . "I need to tell you something" . . Tinanggal ko na rin yung earphone sa tenga ko. "Ano yun?" tanong ko sa kanya. Biglang kumabog ang dibdib ko.
"Promise me that you won't be mad ha" sabi niya na mas lalong nagpakaba sa akin.
"Okay" mahinahon kong sagot habang hinahanapan ko siya ng clue sa mga mata niya.
"I'm a lesbian. And.....I'm currently in a relationship with someone" I was shook, I wanna ask her a lot of questions pero, I should be the one to understand and be her friend to support whatever her choices in life.
"Nearly a year na. Kaso she's still in a closet. You know how society reacts naman diba?" I just nodded. Habang nakat-tingin sa tubig sa pool. Now I understand kung bakit ganun ang treatment niya sa akin after all this time.
"One last favor"
"Ano?" sagot ko.
"Pwede bang magpanggap ka tomorrow as my jowa? Kasi si Patrick ang kulit na naman eh. Promise, last na 'to. Ang dami ko nang utang sayo. Pero kasi, ayaw pa din ako tantanan." Sabi niya na may irita sa kanyang boses. Yung ex-boyfriend niya pala gusto pa din siya.
"Ok, sure" sagot ko na naman.

Kinabukasan, nagkita-kita kami sa mall. Nagka-yayaan manuod ng sine pagkatapos kumain. The Martian. Saktong sakto din, fan ako ni Matt Damon. Pagkatapos ng pelikula papalabas na kami ng sinehan, sa hindi inaasahang pagkakataon, nagka-salubong tayo. Medyo gulat ang mukha mo nung nakita mo kaming magkasama. Nataranta ako. Nagalit sa sarili ko. Alam ko, sinaktan na naman kita.
Hindi ako makatulog nung gabing yun. Kating-kati na akong tawagan ka o i-text man lang para makausap ka. Para sabihin sayo na wala lang iyon. Habang naka-titig ako sa kisame ng kwarto ko biglang tumunog ang cellphone ko.
Nag-text ka. Kinabahan ako bigla.
"Itigil na natin 'to. Ayoko na ng ganitong set-up." Text mo sa akin. Para akong binuhusan ng malamig na tubig. Napa-upo ako sa kama ko at nanginginig na nagtype ng reply ko sayo.
"Huh? Bakit? So, anong gusto mong mangyari?" Sagot ko naman. Sa totoo lang gusto ko nang umiyak. Bakit ganun? Ilang taon kitang minahal sa malayo at ngayon na nandito ka na sa akin, tsaka naman tayo magkakaganito?
"Ewan. Hindi ko alam. Basta ang alam ko lang, Ayoko na ng ganitong set-up ng relationship." Sagot mo. Hindi ko na naligilan ang luha ko. Gusto kitang puntahan sa inyo para kausapin ka at para maayos natin ito.
"Does it mean..Gusto mo na ba akong i-break?" Sagot ko. Naka-titig lang ako sa screen ng cellphone ko at hinhintay ng sagot mo. Umiiyak at umaasang magbago ang isip mo at maayos natin ito. . . .
What I had for you was a classic tale of almost lovers but not quite that lasted for how many years. No, I am still not over you. There would be times when the memory of you still visit me. I paused at the strum of a song and thought of you, forgetting what I was doing. It has beena year since I last saw you up close yet I still could picture every detail of your face, every fiber, every line, every shade even with the photograph fades and crumbles, even if I won't see you again, you would still be vividly remember because you were captured by something more powerful than the camera.
Para kang sisig, yosi at kape sa buhay ko. Hindi ko maiwas-iwasan, hindi ko kayang tanggihan, kahit na alam ko na iisa lang naman ang patutunguhan nito—sakit sa puso.
You would always be the air in my lungs, something that is always close to my heart, something that would be with me until my last breath.
I missed you.
-Michael
———
Bakit ako umiiyak? At bakit ngayon ko lang ‘to nalaman? 🤧
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2020.09.20 16:24 skitner Bakit kailangan pa tatanungin? :(

So I have a new classmate (nareshuffle sections namin) and tanong siya ng tanong. Nung una sige sagot lng ako para maganda din impression ko sa bagong kklase, pero after a while nagiging annoying na rin kasi ang dami kong need gawin at hindi nmn ako 24hr customer service :((((
Usually nangyayari: - Kahit na nakalagay na sa announcements, tatanungin padin niya. - I shared to her my google calendar of due dates and quizzes, tatanong padin niya sakin anong ganap bukas or kelan need ipasa/kelan ung quiz. - Kahit na obvious na sa reviewer kung ano need aralin, tatanong padin niya ano aaralin - Nasa table of contents na nung book ung topic na need aralin, tatanong padin niya anong page magsisimula - Sabi nang tumingin siya ng vouchers sa shopee ng 12-2 para mas sulit checkout, tatanong padin niya kung pano makamura/makakuha free shipping AND THE LIST GOES ON
Masama bakong tao for being annoyed with her questions that are easily answered if she just reads or checks other sources??? Ano bang gagawin ko sa ganun huhu nakakapagod magreply ng magreply kasi pag nahawakan ko na phone ko, dirediretso na yun na madidistract ako. Sometimes I don't reply na nga for 3-4 hrs pero she'll still ask more questions pag nagonline nako. Help :(((
Take note: Graduate na kmi ng shs at 2nd yr college na kmi so bakit pa need maging dependent sakin hayts :((((
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2020.09.19 23:20 DoodleJack [US Sell/Swap][Basically going full minimalist so, here's a bunch of stuff. Tons of lippies and eyeshadow pans, Some brushes and skincare. PMG, RMS, Glossier, Bobbi Brown, Kbeauty, Milk, Cp, Nars]

ISO SWAP ONLY:
Lips: Just as a note, I nor anyone else in my household has tested positive at any point for Covid and we all follow strict guidelines
Face/Eyes:
Brushes
Skin/Misc:
HELLA PANS I depot everything because I’m impatient as hell and only wanted to work from a few mag palettes and now I don’t have time for most of this soooooo my weird is your gain. Most of these are swatched to lightly used, feel free to ask about any specifics:
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2020.09.19 08:08 SleepAlleyNambawan 19 [F4A] ang haba ng post ko lintek

yo! i’m bored and i wanted to do something funny and pathetic lol jk i’m gonna make a long ass post on why u should try befriending me (or date me chz). i did this before but it was a powerpoint presentation and i sent it to my friends, now i wanna update it and just use words.
Reasons why you should befriend me:
  1. I can be your guy friend. Yes, I’m a female but you can treat me as your guy friend. I’m not straight so we can simp on “short haired chinita girls”.
  2. Medyo talkative. When I was in elementary, I often get scolded by my teacher because I was very talkative lol. So ngayon naman, I’m still kinda talkative, especially if I like talking to that person.
  3. I like memes and I will be your meme generator. Try checking my facebook feed and majority of my posts are shared memes. Don’t worry, it’s not the “normie memes” and dank memes. I know the limit naman. I often send memes sa friends ko, sendan din kita?
  4. Music taste is pwede na. I listen to various artists. Sadly, I don’t listen kpop. I’m a huge opm indie fan. I also listen to local hiphop artists and some korean, too. Like artists from IMJMWDP, AOMG, H1GHER, HILITE, ILLIONARE, and other local khh artists. We can jam sa discord if you want. Pero sana magsalita ka naman if we’ll jam lol.
  5. I’ll do voice calls. Pero if gabi na, baka di na ako pwede kasi baka akalain ng parents ko may jowa ako. Just talk and I’ll just type na lang hahahaha
  6. I’ll send pictures and vids of my cat. I’m a cat person and I often story my cat sa soc med. If you want to see my cat putting his butt in front of my face, I’ll send you one everyday.
  7. I like travelling to places. Sobrang gala ko. I’m from South pero I go to North pa just to watch movies and gigs. If the pandemic is over, we can hang-out sa mga restos or food stalls sa inyo.
  8. I can be your apprentice. If you are a gamer, I’ll be your little student na pwede mong turuan ng mga pc games. Pero not now, probably next month.
You won’t like talking to me if you are...
  1. Formal and serious. You can say na I’m very ugaling kalye. If you don’t like reading “Tangina mo, good morning lods.” in the morning, we won’t vibe. There are times naman na I’m serious, pero minsan lang. lol
  2. Religious AF. I’m a deist and I often criticize religions. I’m sorry but I hate religion. (religion and God is different, okay?)
  3. “dry replier”. If ang dry ng replies mo, mas dry ako magrereply. Gantihan lang, lods. Honestly, nakaka-umay na parang ikaw lang nagdadala ng convo, diba? So lam mo na mangyayari kapag we don’t vibe... 👻.
  4. Galit agad kapag nagMIA ang kausap. Yes, aaminin ko. Isa ako sa mga taong bigla na lang nagmi-MIA (Missing In Action) ng ilang oras. I’m probably just watching something or doing something. I’ll reply naman kapag di ako nanonood. I’m very active sa gabi. I can stay up hanggang 3 am kapag sinuwerte na hindi mahuli ng mom ko na gising pa.
  5. Maarte and gusto ng good looking friend. Bruh, do I need to explain this pa? Arte nyo naman, lahat naman tayo mamatay din naman. chz hahahaha pero yun nga, if you are looking for people na rate ay 7 pataas, I won’t be qualified for that shit. Siguro I’m a 6? I won’t ask for a face reveal naman. Nahihiya ako na magface reveal sa first few days. Nahihirapan ako sa social protocol na you have to force a compliment to someone. I mean, kapag ginagawa sakin, ayokong napipilitan yung tao na mag compliment sakin because it’s a social etiquette.
So yun, bruh are you still reading this? Lol nice! So yea, wag naman sanah dry yung first chat mo lol ANG HIRAP KAYANG MAGREPLY SA “HI” and “HELLO” na chat. I mean, ang hirap ituloy nung convo lol. Just message me your ASL and why you should the next Asia’s Next Top Model! Just kidding! Message me w something fun lol
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2020.09.19 07:00 SleepAlleyNambawan 19 [F4A] ang haba ng post ko lintek

yo! i’m bored and i wanted to do something funny and pathetic lol jk i’m gonna make a long ass post on why u should try befriending me (or date me chz). i did this before but it was a powerpoint presentation and i sent it to my friends, now i wanna update it and just use words.
Reasons why you should befriend me:
  1. I can be your guy friend. Yes, I’m a female but you can treat me as your guy friend. I’m not straight so we can simp on “short haired chinita girls”.
  2. Medyo talkative. When I was in elementary, I often get scolded by my teacher because I was very talkative lol. So ngayon naman, I’m still kinda talkative, especially if I like talking to that person.
  3. I like memes and I will be your meme generator. Try checking my facebook feed and majority of my posts are shared memes. Don’t worry, it’s not the “normie memes” and dank memes. I know the limit naman. I often send memes sa friends ko, sendan din kita?
  4. Music taste is pwede na. I listen to various artists. Sadly, I don’t listen kpop. I’m a huge opm indie fan. I also listen to local hiphop artists and some korean, too. Like artists from IMJMWDP, AOMG, H1GHER, HILITE, ILLIONARE, and other local khh artists. We can jam sa discord if you want. Pero sana magsalita ka naman if we’ll jam lol.
  5. I’ll do voice calls. Pero if gabi na, baka di na ako pwede kasi baka akalain ng parents ko may jowa ako. Just talk and I’ll just type na lang hahahaha
  6. I’ll send pictures and vids of my cat. I’m a cat person and I often story my cat sa soc med. If you want to see my cat putting his butt in front of my face, I’ll send you one everyday.
  7. I like travelling to places. Sobrang gala ko. I’m from South pero I go to North pa just to watch movies and gigs. If the pandemic is over, we can hang-out sa mga restos or food stalls sa inyo.
  8. I can be your apprentice. If you are a gamer, I’ll be your little student na pwede mong turuan ng mga pc games. Pero not now, probably next month.
You won’t like talking to me if you are...
  1. Formal and serious. You can say na I’m very ugaling kalye. If you don’t like reading “Tangina mo, good morning lods.” in the morning, we won’t vibe. There are times naman na I’m serious, pero minsan lang. lol
  2. Religious AF. I’m a deist and I often criticize religions. I’m sorry but I hate religion. (religion and God is different, okay?)
  3. “dry replier”. If ang dry ng replies mo, mas dry ako magrereply. Gantihan lang, lods. Honestly, nakaka-umay na parang ikaw lang nagdadala ng convo, diba? So lam mo na mangyayari kapag we don’t vibe... 👻.
  4. Galit agad kapag nagMIA ang kausap. Yes, aaminin ko. Isa ako sa mga taong bigla na lang nagmi-MIA (Missing In Action) ng ilang oras. I’m probably just watching something or doing something. I’ll reply naman kapag di ako nanonood. I’m very active sa gabi. I can stay up hanggang 3 am kapag sinuwerte na hindi mahuli ng mom ko na gising pa.
  5. Maarte and gusto ng good looking friend. Bruh, do I need to explain this pa? Arte nyo naman, lahat naman tayo mamatay din naman. chz hahahaha pero yun nga, if you are looking for people na rate ay 7 pataas, I won’t be qualified for that shit. Siguro I’m a 6? I won’t ask for a face reveal naman. Nahihiya ako na magface reveal sa first few days. Nahihirapan ako sa social protocol na you have to force a compliment to someone. I mean, kapag ginagawa sakin, ayokong napipilitan yung tao na mag compliment sakin because it’s a social etiquette.
So yun, bruh are you still reading this? Lol nice! So yea, wag naman sanah dry yung first chat mo lol ANG HIRAP KAYANG MAGREPLY SA “HI” and “HELLO” na chat. I mean, ang hirap ituloy nung convo lol. Just message me your ASL and why you should the next Asia’s Next Top Model! Just kidding! Message me w something fun lol
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2020.09.19 04:48 arianne535 100K GIVEAWAY: How Repladies has changed my life and made luxury attainable!!!!

MOODBOARD
Seeing everyone’s moodboards is incredibly inspiring! I joined this subgroup not too long ago, but wow, have I learned a ton!! Because of Repladies, I have learned to use IMGUR, Reddit (it's the sole reason I joined), Paypal, Western Union, Taobao, Weidan and Wechat!
Anyone also using google translate more than they ever imagined?!
As a person, I have become so much more exposed to everyone’s ideas and opinions. I love reading the posts every morning over my coffee! I have gained friends that I never would have met because I am intrinsically shy and introverted- Some of these friends I chat with on a daily basis- you know who you are!!
I am not someone who typically dresses in designer or even plans out OOTDs. Becoming a mom has forced opted me to put practicality and my children’s future first. I could never have dreamed of buying any of the luxury pieces I only see on magazines (I’m dating myself here) or online. But this community has not only enabled me but definitely repfluenced me to stretch myself and satisfy some of the desires I would never have been able to meet.
The mods at Repladies are tireless, driven, disciplined heroes who are probably speed readers. LOL. Thank you so much for everything you do. Thank you also for organizing fun contests and giveaways such as this one- I’m sure everyone agrees that we need as many reasons to celebrate with how 2020 is going!
Here’s my moodboard- inspired by all the things I envision of my ideal fashion style but have yet to achieve (#stylegoals). I love classic pieces and try to stick to looking clean, elegant and age appropriate (I’m bordering on 40). Fall is my favorite time of the year (as with so many of you here!) so I tried to stick to the colors that fell into this palette.
I have two of these items on the way- an AE Burberry Trench (AE link) and a Dior Bobby (QC review here) and will absolutely review them when I get my hands on them!
Items shown All links to Authentics:
  1. Hermes Joueuse Boots in Gold - WTC Non TS Kelly has these for $206 (including shipping) - Pics here: https://imgur.com/a/rRUlGzx!
  2. Hermes Silk Twillies
  3. Loewe Shades
  4. Rolex Oyster Perpetual 31 Black MOP Diamond markers Rose Gold
  5. Numero 21 Signature Satin bow heels
  6. Christian Dior Bobby Medium size
  7. Messika Move collection bracelets
  8. Burberry Trench Chelsea or Sandringham
***Mini Review/Comparison: Battle of the Hermes Twillies!!!
Item: Hermes Twillies for my TB Lindy Handles!
- Seller – Ali Express
- $1.04 Canadian each! STEALLLLLL (currently 50% off, regularly CAN$2.09) or $0.78 USD free shipping
- RenYvtil Factory store- Ali Express
- Measurements- 100 cm x 3 cm
Versus
- Seller- Tao Bao via Basetao
- Price- CNY69 or $10.20 USD + Basetao fees + shipping
- Measurements- 86 cm x 4 cm
- My Pics
My thoughts-
So no contest, value wise, the AE ones are hands down AMAZING VALUE. However, you definitely get what you pay for with this one- the TB ones are branded, much softer and way better quality! The AE ones have no brand but for the sake of handle twillies, they do the job just fine! I bought the AE ones so I could switch the colors up depending on my outfit and these totally do the job.
The TB ones came in the nice orange box with brown ribbon (unbranded) and the AE ones came in a small padded envelope.
I would recommend both depending on your level of expectation and also what you’re using it for. If you’re someone who wants to go for authentic/quality, then I would recommend TB. For a handle covering that you just need as a functional piece, knock yourself out with the AE option!!
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2020.09.18 12:52 ColdSkuld Having issues with interpersonal relationships

Vent na parang rant. I think I realized na ang dami kong issues with friends and other people. Parang ako talaga yung toxic at may problem.Just like what my doctor said, "My thinking is kinda black and white. No grey areas."
Friend#1: So ayun recently I unfriended my HS ex-best friend kasi pakiramdam ko wala na kaming similarities at mapag uusapan. Parang lagi na lang ako naiinis pag kausap sya. Gusto kong sabihin na ayoko na sa kanya kasi wala na syang pakinabang. For me parang 2 way ang friendship, give and take. Parang ang nangyayari kasi ni hindi man lang nya ako kinukumusta pero pag may kailangan sya tulad ng celebrations (birthday nya or her daughter), saka lang sya mag aapproach. Gustong gusto ko syang kumprontahin pero sinabi ko na lang na ako may problema most likely kasi wala na akong ambag sa kanya at sa buhay nya. Pero going back nung HS pa kami, she was really a nice person. Treats me most of the time tapos binibigay nya talaga kung kunwari may gusto akong bagay, she would buy it for me. Time is changing, hindi na kami parehas ng buhay na tinatahak. I know she's depressed too pero di ko mahandle, I kept on giving unsolicited advice kasi naiinis ako. Kaya sabi ko, it's time to end na lang yung friendship.
Friend#2. So far pinaka close ko up to this date pero iniiwasan ko na rin. That person described me as "conformist". Parang sinasabi nya sunod lang ako sa uso. Minsan iniintindi ko pero minsan may mga times na I want to argue. Yun bang mga rebuttals na hindi mo nabanggit. Parang gusto nya ipamukha na napaka common kong tao at walang kainteres interesting na meron sakin. Gusto ko sabihin na, you have friends ba na nanunuod ng mga palabas na pinanunuod ko? you have friends ba na ganito mga binabasa na libro? I'm sure wala kasi I tried recommending my interest to the same circle of friends tapos parehas nyo, dalawa kayo, sinabing di nyo gets. Hindi naman ako edgy pero bakit parang ina identify mo ako as generic at walang laman. Tapos there's one scenario na sinabi mo, manuod ka ng XYZ show. Bat di mo alam yon? So dapat ba manuod din ako ng pinapanuod mo? Who's the conformist now and the sabay sa uso one? Ang hilig din mag generalize at magbitiw ng mga salita para maingat sarili nya. Daming krimen dyan sa lugar na ABC pero gusto ko sumagot, bakit paano mo nasabi? Nabilang mo ba, hindi ka nga taga doon. Kakarating mo lang sa lugar. Just like my friend #1, parang dami kong sama ng loob. Parang puro flaws na lang nakikita ko at hindi good side.
Others in general including family and friends. Reklamo nila sakin ambagal or hindi ako nagreresponse sa mga text messages at chat nila. My former coworker, took me 2 weeks para mabasa ko message nya. My parents kung nagtetext sila, ang ratio namin is 100:5. Sobrang dalang ko lang magreply, hindi ko rin alam kung bakit parang naka automatic ignore. Sa relatives, pag may keep in touch, 1 day lang. Then the next day, dropped na ang communication. Yun bang potentially masasabihan ako sa una lang magaling., for the past few months before pandemic, mag aaya ng lakwatsa ang friends. Syempre sasama ako. I love them pero deep inside alam kong pagsisisihan ko pag uwi ko dahil pakiramdam ko nagsayang ako ng oras sa kanila. Tried to be friendly sa strangers pero can't maintain communication nang matagal at di ko alam kung bakit.
TL;DR: I am so flawed tapos ganun din nakikita ko sa kanila. Hirap akong makipag connect sa mga tao. Panget ng thought pattern ko.
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2020.09.14 15:22 pedeshhlang i think i'm slowly getting toxic and i wanna stop that

hello guys! i don't know which flair to use, kung venting ba or help kasi i think it's both huhu
i really don't know where else i can share this. i have to study but i can't focus because this 'bad wolf' of mine is bothering me. also i'd like to apologize agad kasi i feel na magiging magulo ito. by the way, if you don't know what i meant with bad wolf, it's basically my dark? toxic? side
i'm really having a hard time dealing with this particular trait of my bad wolf: competitiveness. at sa kaibigan ko pa mismo. what's worse is that this friend is close to me like siya lang yata nakakausap ko madalas ngayon. let's name this friend "FX" na lang
i'm competitive in a way na i always compare myself to FX, i feel like we always have to be on the same level, we always have to be the same on every single thing? at dahil i'm feeling competitive towards FX, naaapektuhan yung pakikitungo ko sa kanya. like imbes na maging happy ako for FX's achievements, nagiging bitter pa ko :/ pero i try not to show na i'm bitter kasi i don't want to entertain that bad wolf in me kaso ayun feel ko nagiging insincere yung dating ko sa kanya. yes, i know ang toxic and i definitely don't like it as well aaaaaaaaaaaa!
minsan naiisip ko na lang na i-distance yung sarili ko kay FX kasi kahit naman hindi talaga siya toxic(?), my bad wolf causes FX to be toxic in my life. and it's ruining me deep inside. it's not healthy for me :( hindi naman ako umaabot sa ganitong level sa ibang tao, sa kanya lang talaga urgh
i'm really trying, i swear, to manage my bad wolf. like i meditate to deal with my thoughts and emotions, remind myself na i don't need to compare myself to anyone else and all that kASOO whenever FX gets in the picture and whenever i think FX is having progress in life, it's as if activated na kaagad yung bad wolf ko as in bigla na lang akong kinakain ng bad wolf ko HUHU nakakaloka lang
pero i really don't like to let go of FX kasi i have troubles opening up to people and siya lang yung minsan kong makausap about my worries pero for the record, kapag naman nag-oopen up ako kay FX, hindi ko siya maramdaman and i find it unfair kasi when FX opens up to me naman, i really try to be there with FX and ayun sumasama lang din loob ko kasi i'm not getting the same energy kaya parang nakakawalang gana lang. or this is probably what my bad wolf thinks? tapos binebrainwash lang ako lol i don't know na ;-;
i've been trying to improve and nurture only what's good but whenever that bad wolf kicks in, i feel like i just suppressed that bad wolf all this time and i really did nothing to improve.
i've been thinking of seeing a therapist to deal with this bad wolf and all other inner conflicts that i have but i don't know how i'll see one ngayong pandemic plus i'm a broke student :( i'll accept all criticisms that you'll throw at me but i hope it would be in a respectful manner pa rin. i'm just glad na someone had the dedication to read this lengthy and messy message.
thank you.
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2020.09.12 15:49 LucidMoments A Challenge for Mr. Wight

Tao Wong recently announced the release date of his new book The Second Expedition for October 1, 2020. Can Mr. Wight beat him to market?
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2020.09.11 22:33 coRvid_ice_elation More Evidence Masks Don’t Work to Prevent COVID-19 [FACT CHECKED]

More Evidence Masks Don’t Work to Prevent COVID-19 [FACT CHECKED]

STORY AT-A-GLANCE

  • According to British deputy chief medical officer Dr. Jenny Harries, the evidence for face masks is “not very strong in either direction.” Sweden’s coronavirus pandemic response leader, Dr. Anders Tegnell, dismisses the scientific evidence for mask-wearing, calling it “astonishingly weak”
  • White House coronavirus task force coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx is urging Americans to wear their mask whenever they’re around others, including other household members, while admitting that “when people start to realize that 99% of us are going to be fine,” compliance becomes “more and more difficult”
  • A 2015 study found health care workers wearing cloth masks had a 72% higher rate of laboratory-confirmed respiratory virus infections, when compared to those wearing medical masks or controls (who used standard practices that included occasional medical mask wearing)
  • A working paper by the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) suggests draconian lockdown measures implemented in many countries, including the U.S., have achieved little in terms of stemming the death toll; regardless of policy, deaths per day stop increasing within 20 to 30 days of passing a threshold of 25 deaths
  • According to the NBER, lockdowns, closures, travel restrictions, stay-home orders, event bans, quarantines, curfews and mask mandates do not seem to affect virus transmission rates overall, and governments have likely acted in error
According to an August 28, 2020, article1,2 in The Telegraph, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson now “insists he does not want to see face coverings in schools.” During a question and answer session posted on Facebook, Johnson said:3,4
“There's no need for it. Indeed, there's a need not to have it because obviously it's very, very difficult to teach or to learn with a face mask on.”
British deputy chief medical officer Dr. Jenny Harries stated the evidence for face masks is “not very strong in either direction,” but that advice may change in the future should scientific evidence emerge. For now, head teachers will be allowed to make their own decisions about mask adherence in school hallways and communal areas.
“Dr. Harries said that the wearing of masks in hallways and communal areas ‘can be very reassuring in those enclosed environments’ despite the lack of definitive science,” The Telegraph reports, adding:5,6
“She also urged people to be ‘very kind’ to those with disabilities who were ‘struggling’ with coronavirus measures such as the wearing of face coverings. ‘Many of the actions that we have quite rightly taken to control the pandemic can be quite difficult for people with all sorts of sensory disabilities,’ she admitted.”

Sweden’s Pandemic Response to Masking

Sweden is one of the few countries where draconian pandemic responses have not been widely implemented. Throughout the pandemic, most of the country’s businesses have remained open, and people have to a large degree been allowed to go about their lives as usual, albeit with the general recommendation to social distance whenever possible.
According to an August 10, 2020, article7,8 in The Times, the epidemiologist in charge of Sweden’s coronavirus pandemic response, Dr. Anders Tegnell, “has dismissed the scientific evidence for mask-wearing as ‘astonishingly weak’ and suggested that making face coverings mandatory could backfire.”
Tegnell insists the only viable solution in the long run is to trust people and give them the responsibility to make sensible decisions for themselves.
“It is a Swedish tradition that we give a lot of responsibility to individuals and influence them. So, we never saw any reason to take more drastic measures … I’m surprised that we don’t have more or better studies showing what effect masks actually have.
Countries such as Spain and Belgium have made their populations wear masks but their infection numbers have still risen. The belief that masks can solve our problem is in any case very dangerous,” Tegnell said in a recent interview with a German newspaper.9,10
Interestingly, despite the country’s lack of lockdowns and mandatory mask requirements, infections have now “dwindled away to a negligible level” on their own.
According to The Times, as of August 10, 2020, Sweden’s total death toll for COVID-19 stood at 5,763. At the peak of the pandemic in mid-April, just under 100 daily COVID-19 related deaths were recorded. By early August, the average death toll was down to one or two per day. Positive test results are also trending downward.
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Birx Ridiculously Urges Mask Wearing at Home

Meanwhile, in the U.S., the fact that the curve has been flattened and the total COVID-19 death rate has been dramatically reduced11 doesn’t seem to make a difference. At the end of August, White House coronavirus task force coordinator Dr. Deborah Birx urged Americans to stay vigilant, and to wear their mask whenever they’re around others, including other household members. According to CNN:12
“Birx urged Americans to take personal responsibility, especially if they want to help keep economies open. ‘Right now, we gain freedom through wearing our masks and socially distancing,’ she said.”
Ironically, in mid-August, during a visit to Little Rock, Arkansas, Birx gave the following statements, reported by Eldorado News-Times:13
“‘I’ve been so struck by the number of Americans across the country that have just had it,’ she said. ‘Mortality decreases’ have also complicated matters … ‘When people start to realize that 99 percent of us are going to be fine, it becomes more and more difficult’ to get people to comply, she said.”

What Is the Real Risk of COVID-19 at This Point?

Indeed, it now appears the mortality rate of COVID-19 may be right around or lower than that of influenza. During an August 16, 2020, lecture at The Doctors for Disaster Preparedness14 convention, Dr. Lee Merritt15 pointed out that, based on deaths per capita — which is the only way to get a true sense of the lethality of this disease — the death rate for COVID-19 is around 0.009%.
That number is based on a global total death toll of 709,000, and a global population of 7.8 billion. This also means the average person’s chance of surviving an encounter with SARS-CoV-2 is 99.991%. The U.S. area with the highest death rate, New York, has a death per capita rate of 0.17%. Merritt’s lecture with this information is featured in “How Medical Technocracy Made the Plandemic Possible.”
So, while mainstream media still claims a mortality rate below 1% is a complete hoax, Birx verified — whether on purpose or by accident — that at least 99% of the population has nothing to fear from this virus.
And remember, the total death toll is enormously falsely inflated with those that died WITH, rather than FROM, SARS-CoV-2. The reason the U.S. Centers for Disease Control hasn’t ended COVID-19’s epidemic status also appears to be because they include deaths from pneumonia and influenza in the statistics. Combined, pneumonia, influenza and COVID-19 deaths were still above the epidemic threshold, based on data through August 22.16
Meanwhile, deaths in which COVID-19 is listed on the death certificate as the sole cause of death are only 6% of the total COVID-19 death toll, according to CDC data released August 26.17 On that day, the total death toll listed was 161,392, 6% of which would be 9,683.
The remaining 94% had an average of 2.6 “additional conditions or causes” contributing to those deaths. That even includes 5,133 deaths from intentional or unintentional injuries (according to the data listed on August 26; exact numbers may have changed since then).

Evidence Shows Masks Do Not Protect Against Viral Infection

I’ve already written several articles detailing studies showing that masks cannot protect against viral infections. The reason is simple. SARS-CoV-2 has a diameter of 0.06 to 0.14 microns.18 Medical N95 masks — which are considered the most effective — can filter particles as small as 0.3 microns.19 Surgical masks, homemade masks, T-shirts and bandanas are even more porous.
Strangely, mask mandates continue to flourish despite health agencies own research showing it’s a futile measure that only provides a false sense of security:
  • The World Health Organization’s June 5, 2020, guidance memo20 on face mask use states “there is no direct evidence (from studies on COVID- 19 and in healthy people in the community) on the effectiveness of universal masking of healthy people in the community to prevent infection with respiratory viruses, including COVID-19.”
  • According to a policy review paper21 published in the CDC’s own journal, Emerging Infectious Diseases, in May 2020: “Our systematic review found no significant effect of face masks on transmission of laboratory-confirmed influenza.”
  • The National Academies of Sciences in its Rapid Expert Consultation on the Effectiveness of Fabric Masks for the COVID-19 Pandemic report,22 published April 8, 2020, concluded “The evidence from … laboratory filtration studies suggest that … fabric masks may reduce the transmission of larger respiratory droplets,” but that “There is little evidence regarding the transmission of small aerosolized particulates of the size potentially exhaled by asymptomatic or presymptomatic individuals with COVID-19.”

Researchers Warn Against Cloth Masks

A study published in 2015 recently received additional commentary from the authors in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. The original study23 was titled “A Cluster Randomized Trial of Cloth Masks Compared with Medical Masks in Healthcare Workers.”
They found that health care workers wearing cloth masks had the highest rates of influenza-like illness and laboratory-confirmed respiratory virus infections, when compared to those wearing medical masks or controls (who used standard practices that included occasional medical mask wearing). Compared to controls and the medical mask group, those wearing cloth masks had a 72% higher rate of lab-confirmed viral infections. According to the authors:
“Penetration of cloth masks by particles was almost 97% and medical masks 44%. This study is the first RCT of cloth masks, and the results caution against the use of cloth masks. This is an important finding to inform occupational health and safety.
Moisture retention, reuse of cloth masks and poor filtration may result in increased risk of infection. Further research is needed to inform the widespread use of cloth masks globally. However, as a precautionary measure, cloth masks should not be recommended for HCWs [health care workers], particularly in high-risk situations …”
In a follow-up commentary dated March 30, 2020, the authors of this study address questions received during the pandemic from health care workers concerned about instructions to use cloth masks if or when medical-grade masks are unavailable. Their comment reads, in part:24
“The study found that cloth mask wearers had higher rates of infection than even the standard practice control group of health workers, and the filtration provided by cloth masks was poor compared to surgical masks …
Health workers are asking us if they should wear no mask at all if cloth masks are the only option. Our research does not condone health workers working unprotected. We recommend that health workers should not work during the COVID-19 pandemic without respiratory protection as a matter of work health and safety …
There have been a number of laboratory studies looking at the effectiveness of different types of cloth materials, single versus multiple layers and about the role that filters can play. However, none have been tested in a clinical trial for efficacy.
If health workers choose to work using cloth masks, we suggest that they have at least two and cycle them, so that each one can be washed and dried after daily use. Sanitizer spray or UV disinfection boxes can be used to clean them during breaks in a single day. These are pragmatic, rather than evidence-based suggestions, given the situation.
Finally for COVID-19, wearing a mask is not enough to protect healthcare workers — use of gloves and goggles are also required as a minimum, as SARS-CoV-2 may infect not only through the respiratory route, but also through contact with contaminated surfaces and self-contamination.”

Pandemic Policies Have Achieved Little

Last but not least, a working paper25 by the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), written by Andrew Atkeson, Karen Kopecky and Tao Zha, suggests the draconian lockdown measures implemented in many countries, including the U.S., have achieved little in terms of stemming the death toll.
If we are concerned about the evidence on this global experiment, we must concede that most government authorities have likely acted in error. ~ National Bureau of Economic Research
In an August 26, 2020, article, the American Institute for Economic Research presented the following four “stylized facts” from the paper:26
1.“Once a region reaches 25 total COVID deaths, within a month the growth rate in deaths per day falls to approximately zero. In other words, no matter the country or state and its policies, deaths per day stop increasing within 20-30 days of passing a threshold of 25 deaths.
2.Once that happens, deaths per day either begin to fall or the trend remains flat.
3.The variability in death trends across regions has fallen sharply since the beginning of the epidemic and remains low. All states studied, all countries studied, have become more similar in their trends and have remained so.
4.Observations 1-3 suggest that the effective reproduction number, R, has hovered around one worldwide after the first 30 days of the epidemic.
The paper’s conclusion is that the data trends observed above likely indicate that non-pharmaceutical interventions (NPIs) — such as lockdowns, closures, travel restrictions, stay-home orders, event bans, quarantines, curfews, and mask mandates — do not seem to affect virus transmission rates overall.
Why? Because those policies have varied in their timing and implementation across countries and states, but the trends in outcomes do not.”

Estimation across locations

Lockdown Measures Should End Now

Put plainly, the measures we’ve endured these past six months were largely unnecessary. One key reason for why lockdown and social distancing measures had no impact, according to the researchers, is because “human interaction does not conform to simple epidemiological models.”
In a nutshell, human social networks overlap, allowing a virus to rapidly spread for a time. Then, the virus quickly loses momentum, as people have already been exposed via other social networks and are no longer susceptible. The end result is that a form of herd immunity develops, but at a lower rate of infection than typically assumed would be necessary.
What’s more, the authors argue that even if nonpharmaceutical interventions were at one point having some positive effect, that effect no longer applies. Therefore, it would be a mistake to include estimates of NPI effectiveness when trying to forecast the potential outcomes of relaxed measures. As reported by the American Institute for Economic Research:27
“This study provides strong statistical support for what so many have been observing for six months. The epidemic has a natural tendency to spread quickly at first and slow down, seemingly on its own, a point made not only here but as early as April 14 by Isaac Ben-Israel.28
Meanwhile governors imagine that very specific rules for opening bars and restaurants are the key to containment. Governments have conducted an unprecedented social, economic, and political experiment in controlling whole populations’ behavior, with high economic and human cost.
The authors ask the right question: has this experiment in government-managed virus control and suppression made a difference? The startling answer they found, after examining data from around the country and the world, is that the evidence simply is not there. If we are concerned about the evidence on this global experiment, we must concede that most government authorities have likely acted in error.”

Why Are They so Persistent With Mask Recommendations?

Considering the strong scientific evidence against it, why are governments so persistent in their recommendation of mask wearing? Clearly, for many, wearing a bandana or cloth mask provides a form of psychological defense, a way to feel less fearful because it feels like you’re doing something to protect yourself and others. But it’s a false sense of security.
Masks will not prevent you from exhaling or inhaling the aerosolized virus. Cloth masks are clearly also the least preferable option if you want to reduce the spread of infection, as their ability to block larger respiratory droplets is also limited.
In particular, N95 masks with airflow valves on the front should be avoided, as the valve lets out unfiltered air, thus negating the small benefit — the reduction in respiratory droplet emissions — you might get from a mask.29
But with mortality rates as low as they are, why would governments be pushing for a false sense of security? It seems completely unnecessary at this point. Remember back in March 2020 when they said we just need to slow down the rate of infection to avoid overcrowding hospitals?
How did we go from that to now having to wear masks everywhere until every trace of the virus has been eliminated, even though a vast majority remain asymptomatic and don’t even know they have the virus unless they get tested?
Overall, it’s starting to look as though mask mandates are being used as a psychological manipulation tool to encourage compliance with vaccination once a vaccine becomes available. At that point, I predict a tradeoff will be offered: Mask mandates will be dropped provided everyone gets vaccinated.
By then, many may be willing to take just about anything as long as they don’t have to wear a mask anymore.
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2020.09.10 05:06 gayaxotlz How do I explain Taoism respectfully while I’m still learning?

I’m dating someone who’s really into Taoism, and they’ve gotten me into it too. Occasionally when it comes up in conversation I try to participate.
The other day, I was at work when someone said “There’s this thing called Taoism... but it’s really just a fancy word for being lazy.” I knew that was wrong, but I laughed it off not wanting to cause conflict; I feel bad now that I didn’t try to talk to him further about that comment.
I guess I felt as if I don’t know enough to be telling other people about the meaning of the Tao. It’s helped me a lot personally, but having grown up in a very Christian household, I guess I didn’t want to try and force my spiritual beliefs on others.
TL;DR how can I, a beginner, try explaining Taoism to people in a respectful way?
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2020.09.07 23:42 Gabriloc I know not whose child it is; It existed before God

So I've been really curious about this inscription on Mandeok's giant sword. At first, I thought that this was added in the anime since I couldn't recall the sword having any kind of inscription on it in the webtoon, but after looking it up it seems like it was always there and I just ignored it. Even if I had noticed I don't know Chinese or Japanese so it wouldn't really matter. Anyway, as I was saying, I got really curious and googled the translated text (the one in the title) and... nothing. There were some unrelated pages about the bible and even a review of the 6th episode but nothing good about that inscription. So instead of looking for the whole sentence, I decided to google only the first part, "I know not whose child it is" and now we got something.
"Tao Te Ching, also known as Lao Tzu or Laozi, is a Chinese classic text traditionally credited to the 6th-century BC sage Laozi." That's the first part of the Tao Te Ching page on Wikipedia and that's where googling only the first part of the sentence led me.
A classic Taoist text, dating from at least the 4th century BC, with a heavy focus on philosophy and composed of 81 chapters or sections with purposely ambiguous lines that encourage varied interpretations. The title can be translated as "The Classic Way of Virtue". As expected of a Taoist philosophy text, the emphasis of the Laozi varies between practical advice to universal wisdom and the right view to the understanding of existence. I'd love to try and give my interpretations of the text but I'm really bad with poetry so I'll leave that for another time.
"But how is this text related to the inscription on the sword?" you might ask. Well, just read the fourth section of it and you'll see:
"The Way is empty, yet never refills with use; Bottomless it is, like the forefather of the myriad creatures. It files away sharp points, unravels tangles, diffuses light, mingles with the dust. Submerged it lies, seeming barely to subsist. I know not whose child it is, only that it resembles the predecessor of God."
And there you have it. That's the origin of the inscription. Yes, it isn't the same writing but according to the Wikipedia article, it seems that translating the Tao Te Ching is very difficult and most of the translations are different from each other so it makes sense the inscription being different, but the meaning is the same. I don't really know how to connect this with Mandeok though. Maybe the sword could be regarded as the "child" in the text? Maybe the "child" is actually the concept of hope or faith and it represents how much Nox believes in their god? I don't know. I'm just happy that I was able to find the roots of the inscription and I'm sure that some of you will also love to know this. I hope.
Thanks for reading, it took a long time to write and research about the subject even if it was just some shallow research. I'll read the whole text later and I highly incentivize you to do so if you liked this post.
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2020.09.06 22:30 StevenStevens43 Ancient Cymru

Ancient Cymru
Cymru:
Cymru is the old Welsh name for Wales.
Cymru
Wales (Welsh: Cymru [ˈkəm.rɨ] (📷listen)) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.
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Mereruka:
Now, Aryan looking people can be traced all the way back to at least 2600 BC in positions of high power in Ancient egypt.
There is copious amounts of evidence for this.
I will provide "one" piece of evidence for this thread.
Mereruka
Mereruka served during the Sixth Dynasty of Egypt as one of Egypt's most powerful officials at a time when the influence of local state noblemen was increasing in wealth and power. Mereruka held numerous titles along with that of Vizier), which made him the most powerful person in Egypt after the king himself.
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Mereruka
Hyksos:
Ancient Egypt had pretty much been under foreign influence and rulership, for much of Ancient Egypts history.
However this changed again, in 1549 BC, when "not for the first time", a native ancient Egyptian launched a successful Theban uprising against foreign rulers, and expelled them from Egypt.
Ahmose I
Ahmose I (Ancient Egyptian: jꜥḥ ms(j.w), reconstructed /ʔaʀaħ'ma:sjə/ (MK), Egyptological pronunciation Ahmose, sometimes written as Amosis or Aahmes, meaning "Iah (the Moon) is born"[5][6]) was a pharaoh and founder of the Eighteenth Dynasty of Egypt, classified as the first dynasty of the New Kingdom of Egypt, the era in which ancient Egypt achieved the peak of its power. He was a member of the Theban royal house, the son of pharaoh Seqenenre Tao and brother of the last pharaoh of the Seventeenth dynasty, Kamose. During the reign of his father or grandfather, Thebes rebelled against the Hyksos, the rulers of Lower Egypt. When he was seven years old, his father was killed,[7] and he was about ten when his brother died of unknown causes after reigning only three years. Ahmose I assumed the throne after the death of his brother,[8] and upon coronation became known as nb-pḥtj-rꜥ "The Lord of Strength is Ra".
During his reign, Ahmose completed the conquest and expulsion of the Hyksos from the Nile Delta, restored Theban rule over the whole of Egypt and successfully reasserted Egyptian power in its formerly subject territories of Nubia and Canaan.
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Ahmose I
Thutmose III:
However the native ancient Egyptians did not leave it here. And one of Ahmose I's descendants would lead the greatest military invasion in to enemy lands, that the Ancient egyptian empire ever saw.
Thutmose III
Widely considered a military genius by historians, Thutmose III conducted at least 16 campaigns in 20 years.[14] He was an active expansionist ruler, sometimes called Egypt's greatest conqueror or "the Napoleon of Egypt."[15] He is recorded to have captured 350 cities during his rule and conquered much of the Near East from the Euphrates to Nubia during seventeen known military campaigns. He was the first pharaoh after Thutmose I to cross the Euphrates, doing so during his campaign against Mitanni.
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Thutmose III
Mitanni kings:
Now, it must be pointed out, that Thutmose was now subjugating kings that are on the outskirts of a European empire, as the Mitanni kings, even though their kingdom is populated by Akkadian/Sumerian speakers, are in fact Indo-Aryan kings.
They are likely on the retreat, from this Hyksos conquest, but they also likely have an empire of their own they can call upon, if required.
Mitanni
While the Mitanni kings were supposedly Indo-Aryan, they used the language of the local people, which was at that time a non-Indo-European language, Hurrian.
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Mitanni
Hittite empire:
Now, to the left of the kings of Mitanni, there was an empire named "the Hittite empire".
The Hittites came down and became native Egypts biggest rival, and immediately put the Egyptian expansion in to reverse.
Hittites
Between the 15th and 13th centuries BCE, the Empire of Hattusa, conventionally called the Hittite Empire, came into conflict with the New Kingdom of Egypt, the Middle Assyrian Empire and the empire of the Mitanni for control of the Near East.
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Hittite empire
Origins:
Now, the Hittites were not native to Antolia, they were actually european.
Originally, they were likely from the Caucasus, pretty close to the Scandinavian land bridge between Russia and Finland.
They came from Old europe, which makes them 50% Aryan, at the very least.
You might also want to ask yourself, how on earth did this empire just suddenly become powerful enough to put the Ancient egyptian empire in to reverse?
Origins
According to Anthony, steppe herders, archaic Proto-Indo-European speakers, spread into the lower Danube valley about 4200–4000 BC, either causing or taking advantage of the collapse of Old Europe).[25] Their languages "probably included archaic Proto-Indo-European dialects of the kind partly preserved later in Anatolian."[26] Their descendants later moved into Anatolia at an unknown time but maybe as early as 3000 BC.[27] According to J. P. Mallory it is likely that the Anatolians reached the Near East from the north either via the Balkans or the Caucasus in the 3rd millennium BC.[28]
Kassites:
Now eventually the Hittites conquered the Egyptian vassalship of Babylonia.
Though the Hittites handed vassalship of Babylonia over to their Kassite allies, thus turning Babylonia in to a Hittite vassal kingdom.
Old kingdom
Mursili continued the conquests of Hattusili I. Mursili's conquests reached southern Mesopotamia and even ransacked Babylon itself in 1531 BC (short chronology).[44] Rather than incorporate Babylonia into Hittite domains, Mursili seems to have instead turned control of Babylonia over to his Kassite allies,
Eu-Gamil:
Of course, the Semitic/Sumerian ex babylonians did not give up Babylonia that easily, and likely retreated to a swampy area in Sealand, from were they could continue to conduct hit and run guerrilla warfare upon the Kassites.
Ea-gamil
Ea-gâmil, the ultimate king of the dynasty, fled to Elam ahead of an invading horde led by Kassite chief Ulam-Buriaš, brother of the king of Babylon Kashtiliash III, who conquered the Sealand, incorporated it into Babylonia and “made himself master of the land.”
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Sealand dynasty:
The Kassites were likely able to defeat the Sealanders with the help of their navy, and add "master of Sealand", to the growing number of Hittite titles.
It is likely that the Kassites were the Naval arm of the Hittite empire, and this is why Babylonia was given to the Kassites.
The perfect area for a naval base, given the Port of UR allowing easy access to the Indian ocean, and port of Tyre offering easy access to the Mediterranaen, as well as easy access to the Euphrates and Tigres.
The Hittites likely had other Western naval groups that were in supervision of Troy.
Sealand dynasty
The Sealand Dynasty, (URU.KÙKI[nb 1][1][2]) or the 2nd Dynasty of Babylon (although it was independent of Amorite-ruled Babylon), very speculatively c. 1732–1460 BC (short chronology), is an enigmatic series of kings attested to primarily in laconic references in the king lists A and B, and as contemporaries recorded on the Assyrian Synchronistic king list A.117. The dynasty, which had broken free of the short lived, and by this time crumbling Babylonian Empire, was named for the province in the far south of Mesopotamia, a swampy region bereft of large settlements which gradually expanded southwards with the silting up of the mouths of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers
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Naval bases
Ramesses III:
Rameeses III's reign ended with the end of the Native egyptian empire.
He was able to win a "battle" against the Sea peoples, but unfortunately, the 200 year war against Sea peoples, took it's toll on Egypt, and Egypt fell to the Hittites Libyan allies.
Ramesses III
He led the way by defeating the invaders known as "the Sea Peoples", who had caused destruction in other civilizations and empires. He was able to save Egypt from collapsing at the time when many other empires fell during the Late Bronze Age; however, the damage of the invasions took a toll on Egypt.[1]
Constant war:
Constant war against Libyans, and Sea peoples, took it's toll.
Tenure of constant war
During his long tenure in the midst of the surrounding political chaos of the Late Bronze Age collapse, Egypt was beset by foreign invaders (including the so-called Sea Peoples and the Libyans)
Ramesses II:
Hittite land armies began defeating the crumbling Egyptian land armies, as the Egyptians simply could not handle fighting Sea peoples attacking from boats and rivers, Libyans, at the same time as fighting Hittites in pitch battles.
Third Syria campaign
Egypt's sphere of influence was now restricted to Canaan while Syria fell into Hittite hands.
Merneptah:
Merneptah recorded the defeat as being a defeat coming from "Northerners" of all lands.
Campaigns
[Beginning of the victory that his majesty achieved in the land of Libya] -I, Ekwesh, Teresh, Lukka, Sherden, Shekelesh, Northerners coming from all lands.
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Merneptah
23rd dynasty:
By the 23rd dynasty, Libyans would assume the throne of Egypt.
Libyans had been one of Egypts longest lasting enemies.
23rd dynasty of egypt
The Twenty-third Dynasty of Egypt (notated Dynasty XXIII, alternatively 23rd Dynasty or Dynasty 23) is usually classified as the third dynasty of the ancient Egyptian Third Intermediate Period. This dynasty consisted of a number of Meshwesh ancient Libyan (Berber) kings, who ruled either as pharaohs or independent kings of parts of Upper Egypt from 880 BC to 720 BC, and pharaohs from 837 BC to 728 BC.
Ukraine:
Now, i would like to go back to the earliest known roots for the Hittite empire.
Ukraine would be a good start, as Ukraine is pretty close to the Caucasus.
Ukraine
Ukraine (Ukrainian: Україна, romanized: Ukrayina, pronounced [ʊkrɐˈjinɐ] (📷listen); Russian: Украина, tr. Ukraina, IPA: [ʊkrɐˈinə]) is a country in Eastern Europe.[10] It is bordered by Russia to the east and north-east; Belarus to the north; Poland, Slovakia and Hungary to the west; and Romania, Moldova, and the Black Sea to the south. Ukraine also borders the Crimean Peninsula to its south, which Russia annexed from Ukraine in 2014, though Ukraine still continues to claim the territory.[11] Including the Crimean Peninsula, Ukraine has an area of 603,628 km2 (233,062 sq mi),[12] making it the second-largest country by area in Europe after Russia,
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Ukraine
Scoloti:
Now, in around 700 BC there was a tribe/army turned up in the Ukraine named the Scoloti.
This tribe allied themselves to the already existing tribe/army, in this region, named "the Crimmerians".
You have likely heard of the Scoloti.
Another name for them, is Scythians.
The Scythians are a people at the centre of the age of migrations, were tribes begin branching off in their seperate directions across europe, likely at the end of the fall of the Hittite empire.
The migrations, take the exact same root as the previous migrations, only, this time, in the opposite direction.
Scythians
Based in what is modern-day Ukraine and southern Russia, the Scythians called themselves Scoloti and were led by a nomadic warrior aristocracy known as the Royal Scythians.
In the 7th century BC, the Scythians crossed the Caucasus and frequently raided the Middle East along with the Cimmerians, playing an important role in the political developments of the region.[10]
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Age of migrations
Scylfings:
Now, according to Norse-mythology, the first Swedish kings arrived in Sweden at the end of the age of Migrations.
Yngling
The Ynglings were a legendary dynasty of kings, supposedly originating from Sweden. It can refer to the clans of the Scylfings (Old Norse Skilfingar), the semi-legendary royal Swedish clan during the Age of Migrations,
Onela:
In fact, they "usurped" already existing Swedish thrones.
Onela
Onela was according to Beowulf a Swedish king, the son of Ongentheow and the brother of Ohthere. He usurped the Swedish throne, but was killed by his nephew Eadgils, who won by hiring foreign assistance.
Cimmerians:
Now Cimmerians pre-dated the Scythians in this region, though they did ally themselves with the Scythians.Scoloti, suggesting they already had some cultural association, though in fact, they were slightly seperate peoples.
Cimmerians
The Cimmerians (also Kimmerians; Greek: Κιμμέριοι, Kimmérioi) were a nomadic Indo-European people, who appeared about 1000 BC[1] and are mentioned later in 8th century BC in Assyrian records. While the Cimmerians were often described by contemporaries as culturally "Scythian", they evidently differed ethnically from the Scythians proper, who also displaced and replaced the Cimmerians
Doggerland:
It is to do with the fact that Doggerland once connected britain to France, and therefore Britain was a little more Eurasian in genetics than those from the house of Ynglings, that are pure Aryans.
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Doggerland
War:
The Scotoli would actually later turn on the Cimmerians, and send them in to Germany.
Scythians
the Scythians replaced the Cimmerians as the dominant power on the Pontic Steppe in the 8th century BC.[10
Royal family:
The Cimmerians did not stand a chance against the Scotoli/Scythians, as the Royal family were Scotoli.
Scythians
Scoloti and were led by a nomadic warrior aristocracy known as the Royal Scythians.
Meshwesh:
Now, it is likely that the "Meshwesh" referred to by Ramesses III as being one of the many groups which made up the Sea-peoples, the Meshwesh were likely Cimmerians.
Tenure of constant war
internal strife which would eventually lead to the collapse of the Twentieth Dynasty. In Year 8 of his reign, the Sea Peoples, including Peleset, Denyen, Shardana, Meshwesh of the sea, and Tjekker, invaded Egypt by land and sea.
Welsh man:
Now, the reason for this, is that Cimmerian translates in to the old Brythonic language as "Welshman".
This theory is accepted now, so much, that most scholars and historians now accept, that the Cimmerians were under over-lordship
Legacy
Early modern historians asserted Cimmerian descent for the Celts or the Germans, arguing from the similarity of Cimmerii to Cimbri or Cymry. The etymology of Cymro "Welshman" (plural: Cymry), connected to the Cimmerians by 17th-century Celticists, is now accepted by Celtic linguists as being derived from a Brythonic word *kom-brogos, meaning "compatriot".[21] The Cambridge Ancient History classifies the Maeotians as either a people of Cimmerian ancestry or as Caucasian under Iranian overlordship.[22]
Britain:
Does this mean that the Cimmerians were Welsh?
Not exactly.
It means that Brythonic speaking people with origins in Briton were in the middle to near east, fighting wars, during this period, and were likely fighting for the legendary, but most likely, factual, house of Ynglings.
It also means, it is likely not unbelievable in the slightest, that in 900 BC, a man named Brutus turned up on the shores of cornwall in a boat, and became the first King of Britain.
Brutus of Troy:
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Brutus, or Brute of Troy, is a legendary descendant of the Trojan hero Aeneas, known in medieval British history as the eponymous founder and first king of Britain. This legend first appears in the Historia Brittonum, an anonymous 9th-century historical compilation to which commentary was added by Nennius, but is best known from the account given by the 12th-century chronicler Geoffrey of Monmouth in his Historia Regum Britanniae.

Brutus
Summary:
It would actually be more unbelievable, that this legend, is not true. Given what we know about contemporary history.
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2020.09.06 11:24 baconbitsmargarita 28 [F4M] Looking for friends

Hello! I am really bored and got nothing to do. Everyone I frequently talk to are out and about, and here I am, holed in the apartment alone.
I used to post here looking for hook-ups but while they’re successful, that lifestyle is so tiring. I was about to post looking for dating potentials but what are even my selling points lmao.
I instead decided to seek online friendship with opposite sex because I severely lack on that area, and they offer me different perspectives on matters I don’t usually hear. I am a bit shy din in person. ☹️Unexpectedly, I gained a male friend (strictly platonic) this quarantine from Reddit so it doesn’t hurt to have more, right? You can tell me what’s bothering you lately and I will try my best to listen to you. You can share with me tipid tips and DIYs or woodworks you’ve done cos I’m always amazed at that. You can tell me about your milestones/failures in fitness and mental health. You can make fun of my low scores in games because I swear I don’t and can’t play videogames. You can tell me how you’ve been simping on someone for a while now and let me tell you why it’s bullshit to revolve your world on someone who doesn’t want to be with you.
I am open to men of every age, every size, and every status. Depending on your status and location, I am also open to the possibility of leveling it up to something serious or NSFW, but chemistry or attraction has to be there first. Ayoko yung sapilitan magpaka-constant kasi parang utang na loob ko pa na available ka lol. I am not online all the time so I hope you don’t mind if I’m slow in replying (actually slow akong tao at very sabaw in general. Just to set expectations.) I am not up to meet you personally soon because duh covid unless babantayan ko bawat galaw mo for two weeks to a month. I did it last July but I still do not feel safe doing it.
To start a conversation, choose one (or lahat kung bibo ka) the following questions for you to answer: 1. Top 5 movie recommendations 2. Top 5 pornstars you’ll bang with and will you marry them 3. Your 5 recent favorite memes (I’m cool with politics, just not very well-verse with it, so forgive me) 4. The screenshot of your personal Youtube newsfeed (cover your name ofc) 5. Personal experience on your favorite community outreach program/activity . No matter how pogi or funny or date-able you are, I find it a big deal how a person is compassionate towards other people. I had heated discussion with a Redditor I like during quarantine and ayun di na kami nag usap lol. 6. Biggest regret in life
Please end the answer with your Telegram username 😄 I am also cool with Reddit chat only.
Physical traits and credentials matter to some people so I’m gonna say I’m 5/10, fat, not from big 4. I ghost people who replies with one-liner. Also please tell me if you don’t speak or understand Filipino or our culture. I have encountered foreigners or Filipinos born & raised outside PH who attempted to talk and meet with me but turned out they cannot understand what I was talking about or the references I made during our conversation. We can talk about our sex lives but I don’t feel horny at the moment soooo sexting is out. Grabe ang haba na neto baka walang pumatol LOL SEE YOU IN MY INBOX 📨
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2020.09.05 06:30 MachonCR Today I got secretly married, when I arrived home with my wife we saw a bird trapped in the barbed wire of a fence, then I felt like checking the book 365 Tao of Deng Ming-Dao and found this on the page for today's date...

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2020.09.02 18:41 StevenStevens43 Amber road(s)

Amber road(s)
Amber road(s):
The Amber road was an ancient trade route that connected the North sea, and Baltic sea, to the Mediterranean Sea
Amber road
The Amber Road was an ancient trade route for the transfer of amber from coastal areas of the North Sea and the Baltic Sea to the Mediterranean Sea.[1]
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Amber road
1900 BC:
The earliest time frame given for the construction of Amber routes in europe, comes from Britannica encyclopedia, and the earliest attestation is 1900 BC
Britannica
Amber Routes, earliest roads in Europe, probably used between 1900 BC and 300 BC
Now whilst the Amber road probably did originally begin as one Amber road, it quickly developed in to Amber routes.
From Ulster, to Wales.
From Edinburgh, to London
From London to France
From France to Hiberia/Iberia
From Oslo or Helsinki to Scicily
From Paris to Russia.
From Russia to Athens.
From Scicily to Tunisia.
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Amber routes
Silk road:
Eventually, the Silk road would be built, and finally it would be possible for China to trade with Norway, or even London. Even Gibraltar.
But this is where mystery sets in. We know who built the Silk road.
The Hans chinese built it between 220 BC and 114 BC
Silk road
The Silk Road derives its name from the lucrative trade in silk carried out along its length, beginning in the Han dynasty in China (207 BCE–220 CE). The Han dynasty expanded the Central Asian section of the trade routes around 114 BCE
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Silk road
Persian royal road:
And we know who built the Persian royal road in 500 BC. That was built by the persian Achaemenid empire, and persians are descended from Aryans.
Achaemenid empire)
It was maintained and protected by the Achaemenid Empire (c. 500–330 BCE)
Fir Bolg:
But who built the Amber routes which the Silk road connected too?
This brings me to Irish mythology.
According to Irish mythology, there was an Irish clan known as the Fir Bolg which travelled to Greece.
Fir Bolg
In medieval Irish myth, the Fir Bolg (also spelt Firbolg and Fir Bholg) are the fourth group of people to settle in Ireland. They are descended from the Muintir Nemid, an earlier group who abandoned Ireland and went to different parts of Europe. Those who went to Greece became the Fir Bolg
Men of bags:
According to Irish mythology, the Fir Bolg were labourers whos job it was to carry bags of soil and clay, and the name "Fir Bolg" means "men of bags".
Myth
The LGÉ says that they were enslaved by the Greeks and made to carry bags of soil or clay, hence the name 'Fir Bolg' (men of bags).
Britannica encyclopedia:
According to the Britannica ancyclopedia, the Amber routes were built using logs, and soil.
Though Amber routes built prior to 1500 BC were built using sand and sod.
Amber roads
They were constructed by laying two or three strings of logs in the direction of the road on a bed of branches and boughs up to 20 feet (6 metres) wide. This layer was then covered with a layer of transverse logs 9 to 12 feet in length laid side by side. In the best log roads, every fifth or sixth log was fastened to the underlying subsoil with pegs. There is evidence that the older log roads were built prior to 1500 BC. They were maintained in a level state by being covered with sand and gravel or sod.
Slept out doors:
It would also appear, that the Fir Bolg slept outdoors, on rocky land, which would be consistant with always being on the move.
Myth
The Cét-chath Maige Tuired says that they were forced to settle on poor, rocky land but that they made it into fertile fields by dumping great amounts of soil on it.
Thebes:
Now Irish legend traces the Fir-Bolg as far as Greece, and of course the legendary city of Greece at the time, was Thebes.
Thebes
Thebes (/θiːbz/; Greek: Θήβα, Thíva [ˈθiva]; Ancient Greek: Θῆβαι, Thêbai [tʰɛ̂ːbai̯][2]) is a city in Boeotia, central Greece. It played an important role in Greek myths, as the site of the stories of Cadmus, Oedipus, Dionysus, Heracles and others.
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Thebes was a semi legendary port city at the southern tip of Greek mainland
Waset:
However, Thebes is not legendary in the slightest.
Thebes was not even in Greece originally.
Thebes was originally Nubia's capital city in ancient egypt.
Waset
Thebes (Ancient Greek: Θῆβαι, Thēbai), known to the ancient Egyptians as Waset, was an ancient Egyptian city located along the Nile about 800 kilometers (500 mi) south of the Mediterranean.
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City of Zues
City of Zues:
Now, the original name for Waset, translated in to Greek, as "City of Zues".
Toponymy
In the interpretatio graeca, Amun was rendered as Zeus Ammon. The name was therefore translated into Greek as Diospolis, "City of Zeus"
Horus military road:
Therefore, it would appear likely that any Fir-Bolg going to Thebes, were likely going to Thebes in Egypt, as opposed to a semi usurped Thebes, in Greece, and this would make it likely that the Fir-Bolg may have even constructed the Horus military road, which connected Canaan to the lower cataracts of Egypt.
Tjaru
Tjaru (Ancient Egyptian: ṯꜣrw)[3] was an ancient Egyptian fortress on the Way of Horus or Horus military road, the major road leading out of Egypt into Canaan.
Land of Punt:
Now, Thebes would have pretty much grown out of the wealth coming from the gold trafficking trade coming out of the land of Punt.
Land of Punt
The Land of Punt (Egyptian: 📷 pwnt; alternate Egyptological readings Pwene(t)[2] /pu:nt/) was an ancient kingdom. A trading partner of Ancient Egypt, it was known for producing and exporting gold, aromatic resins, blackwood, ebony, ivory and wild animals.
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Gold of the North
Gold of the North:
Therefore, it is likely, that the original Amber road, was not given the nickname "gold of the North", because it depicted the colour of Amber, but in fact, because Gold was what was being transported back up the road in the opposite direction to Amber. Gold possibly travelled as far North as what would be modern day Ulster.
Amber road may refer only to goods being transported southward.
Amber road
As an important commodity, sometimes dubbed "the gold of the north", amber was transported from the North Sea and Baltic Sea coasts overland by way of the Vistula and Dnieper rivers to Italy, Greece, the Black Sea, Syria and Egypt over a period of thousands of years.
Hyksos:
Now according to Irish mythology, the Fir-Bolg left Greece at the same-time as the Israelites left Egypt.
Myth
they leave Greece at the same time as the Israelites leave Egypt. In a great fleet,
1549 BC:
Therefore, this would be approximately 1549 BC, as that is when Ahmose I from Thebes toppled the Canaanite Hyksos and sent them back to Canaan.
Ahmose I
Ahmose I (Ancient Egyptian: jꜥḥ ms(j.w), reconstructed /ʔaʀaħ'ma:sjə/ (MK), Egyptological pronunciation Ahmose, sometimes written as Amosis or Aahmes, meaning "Iah (the Moon) is born"[5][6]) was a pharaoh and founder of the Eighteenth Dynasty of Egypt, classified as the first dynasty of the New Kingdom of Egypt, the era in which ancient Egypt achieved the peak of its power. He was a member of the Theban royal house, the son of pharaoh Seqenenre Tao and brother of the last pharaoh of the Seventeenth dynasty, Kamose. During the reign of his father or grandfather, Thebes rebelled against the Hyksos, the rulers of Lower Egypt. When he was seven years old, his father was killed,[7] and he was about ten when his brother died of unknown causes after reigning only three years. Ahmose I assumed the throne after the death of his brother,[8] and upon coronation became known as nb-pḥtj-rꜥ "The Lord of Strength is Ra".
During his reign, Ahmose completed the conquest and expulsion of the Hyksos from the Nile Delta, restored Theban rule over the whole of Egypt and successfully reasserted Egyptian power in its formerly subject territories of Nubia and Canaan.[8]
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Ahmose I
Hiberia/Iberia
So, following Irish legend, the Fir-Bolg leave Thebes around 1549 BC, and sail to Iberia in a great fleet.
Iberia is of course the land of modern day Gibraltar, Portugal, Spian, and southern parts of France.
Iberia
The Iberian Peninsula /aɪˈbɪəriən/,[a] also known as Iberia,[b] is located in the southwest corner of Europe, defining the westernmost edge of Eurasia. The peninsula is principally divided between Spain and Portugal, comprising most of their territory, as well as a small area of Southern France, Andorra and the British overseas territory of Gibraltar.
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Iberia
Hiberia:
Of course, "Hiberia", is the etymological root for "Iberia".
Greek name
The word Iberia is a noun adapted from the Latin word "Hiberia" originating in the Ancient Greek
Hiberians:
The Romans referred to inhabitants of this land, as "Hiberians".
Roman names
The Latin word Hiberia, similar to the Greek Iberia, literally translates to "land of the Hiberians". This word was derived from the river Ebro, which the Romans called Hiberus. Hiber (Iberian) was thus used as a term for peoples living near the river Ebro.[5
Hibernia:
And of course, Hibernia was the old name for Ireland.
Hibernia
Hibernia [(h)ɪˈbɛr.n̪i.a] is the Classical Latin name for the island of Ireland.
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Hibernia
Great conspiracy of 367 AD:
Of course, any "Scotti" that fought alongside the Irish contingent of the Germanic unification during the uprisings against the Roman empire in 367 ad, would have been "Hibernians".
The conspiracy
In the winter of 367, the Roman garrison on Hadrian's Wall rebelled, and allowed Picts from Caledonia to enter Britannia. Simultaneously, Attacotti, the Scotti from Hibernia, and Saxons from Germania landed in what might have been coordinated and pre-arranged[citation needed] waves on the island's mid-western and southeastern borders, respectively. Franks and Saxons also landed in northern Gaul.
Ancient order of Hibernians:
Therefore, the Ancient order of Hibernians, likely pre-dates the 1836 foundations in new york, after the plantations of Ulster, and is a bit more ancient than that.
Ancient order of Hibernians
The Ancient Order of Hibernians (AOH; Irish: Ord Ársa na nÉireannach[1][2]) is an Irish Catholic fraternal organization. Members must be male, Catholic, and either born in Ireland or of Irish descent. Its largest membership is now in the United States, where it was founded in New York City in 1836.
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Ancient order of Hibernians
Hiberno-phobia:
Now i am not saying that the Amber routes were built by the Irish. I am sure there were more people than that involved.
But there may be evidence to suggest that the Fir-Bolg were at least a little bit involved in something like this.
Though i would argue it is more likely that they went to Thebes in Waset, rather than Thebes in Greece.
But to say that the Fir-Bolg definitely had no part in this, and all this was built by ancient Greek Thebans, may be simply usurpation, or, Hiberno-phobia.
Hiberno-phobia
Anti-Irish sentiment, also called Hibernophobia, may refer to or include oppression, persecution, discrimination, or hatred of Irish people as an ethnic group or nation, whether directed against the island of Ireland in general or against Irish emigrants and their descendants in the Irish diaspora.
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Anti-irish sentiment
Slaine mac Dela:
According to Hibernian legend, Slaine mac Dela, is the first high king of Ireland, after the return of the Fir-Bolg
Return to Ireland
Sláine (Sláinge, Slánga), son of Dela, of the Fir Bolg was the legendary first High King of Ireland, who cleared the forest around Brú na Bóinne.[1] He reportedly came ashore at Wexford Harbour at the mouth of the River Slaney.
1514-1513 BC:
The date given for this return, is 1514 BC
1514bc
Summary:
So the timing is perfect.
Calcolithic:
And the AOH catholic society, likely pre-dates Catholicism, and is likely Calcolithic.
Calcolithic
The Chalcolithic (English: /ˌkælkəˈlɪθɪk/),[1] a name derived from the Greek: χαλκός khalkós, "copper" and from λίθος líthos, "stone)"[1] or Copper Age,[1] also known as the Eneolithic[1] or Aeneolithic[2]

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2020.09.01 16:05 taosheep #Sheeptember 2020 Rules, Regs, Prizes n Q's

Welcome to this year's inaugural #Sheeptember! Sponsored by the wonderful people at XP-Pen. This year's theme is 'Cybersheep' - let that illuminate the mind.
This year is a bit different. Learning from last year, I wanted the process to be more community orientated and involving you more, so here we are on Reddit. The categories for prizes have been changed too. There are now more of them and you get a chance to influence the decisions.
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Category: Student Artist Winner
For those artists provably enrolled at established Art institutions (can be flexibility in dates, post grads can count for example or if you are waiting for your term to start that's fine too). The Student Artist Winner will be chosen by Sheepy and Dave Greco. Two worthy mentions will receive prize #2.

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Category: Self Taught Artist Winner
For artists with no formal Art education, both fledgling and experienced. The Self Taught Artist Winner will be chosen by Sheepy and Dave Greco. Two worthy mentions will receive prize #2.

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Category: Community Choice Winner
Yup. You choose. And there ain't nothing I can do about it. Two worthy mentions will receive prize #2. If the chosen winners are already in the running for the previous categories, it will default to the next most-voted artwork.

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Questions and Answers (\will add more questions and updates as they come up)*
Q) What is #Sheeptember?
#Sheeptember is a September long online community event aimed at to getting you drawing, making and creating. Draw a sheep. Build a sheep. Shape a sheep. Create Sheep influenced art. Each year will have a different theme. Push yourself and have fun. Then share it here, get constructive community feedback and be in for a chance of receiving professional feedback and winning prizes.
Q) What is this year's Theme?
Cybersheep!
Q) Are there any limitations for the format of the art?
No. It could be a photo of a drawing on a napkin, elaborate 3D render or stone sculpture. There will be a quality threshold however to be used at the mod's discretion.
Q) Are there any limitations on the content of the art?
Nothing NSFW. Nothing that breaches Reddit's Terms. Nothing overtly Political. Nothing off-theme. Subject to removal via mods.
Q) Can I provide more than one final artwork?
No. You can only submit one final artwork per-artist. You can however explore directions through WiPs and maybe get some feedback from the community too!
Q) Where do I post my Final Artwork?
Make your very own post here on taoSheep using the flair "#Sheeptember 2020 Final Art" (the go green one)
Q) Can I post WiPs?
Yes! Create a post and add the flair "#Sheeptember 2020 WIP" (the orange one).
Q) Can I share my WiPs, Finished Artwork etc anywhere else?
Yes of course! Make sure to use the hashtag #Sheeptember - if you tag me on instagram (users mrsuicidesheep and my art account taosheep) I would love to see what you create in the various stages of development.
Info: MrSuicideSheep's first Art Challenge was in 2019 under the theme of The Path Less Travelled. The intro video can be viewed here with the winners and selected artworks viewed here.
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