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Lammasu
May 8, 2019

lawful Good Monster


DigitalPenny posted:

I was gifted what I thought was car wash soap, I mean it had big hot rod muscle car on the front. It's only when I want to wash the car I realised it was men's shower gel.

Maybe it was for people that turn into cars in hot water?

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Pixelate
Jan 6, 2018

"You win by having fun"


https://i.imgur.com/lFG33l2.mp4

Xaerael
Aug 25, 2010

Marching Powder is objectively the worst poster known. He also needs to learn how a keyboard works.



Sick Monster Hunter skills.

Fidelitious
Apr 17, 2018

MY BIRTH CRY WILL BE THE SOUND OF EVERY WALLET ON THIS PLANET OPENING IN UNISON.


Facebook Aunt posted:

First there was Normal. Then there was Normal and for girls. Now there is normal, for girls, and for MEN. I'm not sure if this is progress or not.
...
BRONUT

For me, I definitely hate the MAN PRODUCTS FOR MANLY MEN situation more than the previous Normal + for girls <3 <3 <3 setup.
It seems to me to be negative progress, like just heading more in the direction of unnecessarily gendering things. There are very few things that truly require gender-specific versions, so much so that I can't really think of one.

I think we really hit rock-bottom upon the release of 'tactical' manly baby gear. For the discerning man who realizes that having sex with your wife and producing a child is gay as gently caress.


The article by a military wife that accompanies this image is more horrifying than you can imagine. A highlight is her husband forewarning her that he would refuse to wear a baby-wrap or baby carrier if it wasn't up to his manly standards. Throw the whole husband out please.

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Fidelitious fucked around with this message at 13:06 on Jun 24, 2021

Dwesa
Jul 19, 2016

they hummed of mystery


All these manly masculine broproducts only exude insecurity. That tactical baby gear also looks like human shield on top of it.

lobsterminator
Oct 16, 2012






Lammasu posted:

Maybe it was for people that turn into cars in hot water?

Rotten Red Rod
Mar 5, 2002



Fidelitious posted:

For me, I definitely hate the MAN PRODUCTS FOR MANLY MEN situation more than the previous Normal + for girls <3 <3 <3 setup.
It seems to me to be negative progress, like just heading more in the direction of unnecessarily gendering things. There are very few things that truly require gender-specific versions, so much so that I can't really think of one.

I think we really hit rock-bottom upon the release of 'tactical' manly baby gear. For the discerning man who realizes that having sex with your wife and producing a child is gay as gently caress.


The article by a military wife that accompanies this image is more horrifying than you can imagine. A highlight is her husband forewarning her that he would refuse to wear a baby-wrap or baby carrier if it wasn't up to his manly standards. Throw the whole husband out please.



That image might be a joke but the product actually exists: https://tacticalbabygear.com/



At least these actually seem to have a function (durability).

The Titanic
Sep 15, 2016

Unsinkable


Fidelitious posted:

For me, I definitely hate the MAN PRODUCTS FOR MANLY MEN situation more than the previous Normal + for girls <3 <3 <3 setup.
It seems to me to be negative progress, like just heading more in the direction of unnecessarily gendering things. There are very few things that truly require gender-specific versions, so much so that I can't really think of one.

I think we really hit rock-bottom upon the release of 'tactical' manly baby gear. For the discerning man who realizes that having sex with your wife and producing a child is gay as gently caress.


The article by a military wife that accompanies this image is more horrifying than you can imagine. A highlight is her husband forewarning her that he would refuse to wear a baby-wrap or baby carrier if it wasn't up to his manly standards. Throw the whole husband out please.

:lol:

But this is all part of a huge social issue where women need to take care of the children because it's a girl thing and men can go gently caress off and be manly men without any strings attached.

Men = freedom from responsibility of children they spawn

It's a big can of worms bigger than space video games.

Groshlak
Jan 9, 2021


So, the proof of life video has been tweeted. It's disingenuous as gently caress and we don't even see the game. A kid has also been used. Seems emotionally manipulative. IMO we would have been better served with Dennis and vitamins.

The Titanic
Sep 15, 2016

Unsinkable


Dwesa posted:

All these manly masculine broproducts only exude insecurity. That tactical baby gear also looks like human shield on top of it.

Yus.

I feel it may be the guys who have a hard time showing that they can have emotions. This is kind of a societal issue that affects men though too where in they have to be muscular and emotionless and ready to fight at any second if something doesn't go their way or there is some iota of danger. Anything lesser is seen as weakness.

The fun irony of humans is women are expected to be at one side of a line and men on the polar opposite, where the social norms are not allowing either side to traverse to the other, even partially, and if you do expect to be called out for it.

People should be allowed to be whoever they are as a person and society should accept that without trying to force preconceived notions on them.

text editor
Jan 8, 2007



Rotten Red Rod posted:

That image might be a joke but the product actually exists: https://tacticalbabygear.com/



At least these actually seem to have a function (durability).

frankly if I was going to strap a baby to my chest I'd want some like that or beefier because I don't want it to tear and drop the baby, and preferably one that could take the impact of a hastily opened door

Dwesa
Jul 19, 2016

they hummed of mystery


The Titanic posted:

People should be allowed to be whoever they are as a person and society should accept that without trying to force preconceived notions on them.
Indeed. Unless you want to chop limbs off people, castrate them so they'll be more obedient and stick them into boxes.

nurmie
Dec 8, 2019


Dwesa posted:

All these manly masculine broproducts only exude insecurity. That tactical baby gear also looks like human shield on top of it.

yeah honestly it's just embarrassing

most of these Manly Products for Manly Men are not even practical or whatever - it's just typical consumer stuff with some extra military-looking tAcTiCal bits haphazardly attached. like if you want poo poo that looks similar to this style and that's actually useful and practical and durable, why not go to a military surplus store or a specialty workwear/outdoors/hardware places

Facebook Aunt
Oct 4, 2008
Probation
Can't post for 2 hours!


nurmie posted:

yeah honestly it's just embarrassing

most of these Manly Products for Manly Men are not even practical or whatever - it's just typical consumer stuff with some extra military-looking tAcTiCal bits haphazardly attached. like if you want poo poo that looks similar to this style and that's actually useful and practical and durable, why not go to a military surplus store or a specialty workwear/outdoors/hardware places

Nobody wants military surplus Bronuts.

The Titanic
Sep 15, 2016

Unsinkable


I want my baby bottle to come with a pin that I have to pull to release the milk that I spent all night harvesting from swollen boobs through a machine that looked like a rocket launcher. This is the dream. :jihad:

FishMcCool
Apr 9, 2021


Fallen Rib

The Titanic posted:

People should be allowed to be whoever they are as a person and society should accept that without trying to force preconceived notions on them.

If that means a Stimpire Pride Month, I'm off that train.

Lammasu
May 8, 2019

lawful Good Monster


I keep getting these weird supplement ads on YouTube, the best of which is for a bacteria that makes your balls grow.

Sarsapariller
Aug 14, 2015

Occasional vampire queen



nurmie posted:

yeah honestly it's just embarrassing

most of these Manly Products for Manly Men are not even practical or whatever - it's just typical consumer stuff with some extra military-looking tAcTiCal bits haphazardly attached. like if you want poo poo that looks similar to this style and that's actually useful and practical and durable, why not go to a military surplus store or a specialty workwear/outdoors/hardware places

It's not about practicality, it's about toxic masculinity

I know a guy who is the prime demographic for this, my brother in law. He is a paramedic who is nearing the end of his non-desk career just due to age. He's six-two, built like a megachad, works this heroic job, respected by friends and family and so on, and he's the most miserable motherfucker I know. Police/paramilitary culture has so completely poisoned his mind that he spends every waking moment comparing himself to some idealized macho superman- always ready to fight, never shows emotions, rugged and respected but never attached or affectionate. My sister is his second marriage, and it's going poorly. He's got about six different untreated mental illnesses due to the poo poo he's had to see/deal with, and his refusal to seek the slightest bit of help or even acknowledge his problems has only made it worse. Being a paramedic doesn't pay poo poo and his first wife took most of what he had, so he's incredibly insecure about money. Utterly traumatized by capitalism, he easily falls prey to credit and get-rich-quick schemes. He gambled the kid's college fund away at a casino last year after winning a minor lottery prize and blowing it on a new motorcycle. His kids are all growing up with major issues- the oldest is already no-contact with the family and developing a drug habit at 17, the next youngest is probably a few years out. He's uncomfortable to have at any family gathering because you never know when he's just going to bust out, out of nowhere, "The white working man is the most oppressed person in America." But that's okay because he basically never stops working, he'll show up in his chief paramedic's cruiser with full uniform on and radio going and side-hug his kids at the parent's house for ten minutes at holidays, then off he goes back to it. If you ask him about his family, he knows it's in trouble, but he can never quite connect it to his own selfishness- he knows he needs to provide some emotional connection but he doesn't know how, so he tries to express care by being utterly controlling- "No son of mine is ever going to have long hair," nobody's gonna date my daughters, etc etc. The thought of retirement terrifies him. The thought of women terrifies him. Since I transitioned we have not spent more than 2 minutes total in proximity to each other.

His insecurity is exactly what this sort of poo poo is targeting. Baby carriers that won't make you soft. Body washes without all that girly poo poo. To us it looks completely insane, and it is, but it's a kind of insanity that has been absolutely cultivated in a huge proportion of the men in our country. The January 6th riots were a direct result of it. I expect it'll get worse, before it gets better.

Gort
Aug 18, 2003


nurmie posted:

yeah honestly it's just embarrassing

most of these Manly Products for Manly Men are not even practical or whatever - it's just typical consumer stuff with some extra military-looking tAcTiCal bits haphazardly attached. like if you want poo poo that looks similar to this style and that's actually useful and practical and durable, why not go to a military surplus store or a specialty workwear/outdoors/hardware places

But then you'll look like a dumb handyman and not a super cool tier 1 operator commando

Incitatus
Dec 16, 2005

Doin up the 'Ouse is Me Bread and Butter


Sarsapariller posted:

It's not about practicality, it's about toxic masculinity

I know a guy who is the prime demographic for this, my brother in law. He is a paramedic who is nearing the end of his non-desk career just due to age. He's six-two, built like a megachad, works this heroic job, respected by friends and family and so on, and he's the most miserable motherfucker I know. Police/paramilitary culture has so completely poisoned his mind that he spends every waking moment comparing himself to some idealized macho superman- always ready to fight, never shows emotions, rugged and respected but never attached or affectionate. My sister is his second marriage, and it's going poorly. He's got about six different untreated mental illnesses due to the poo poo he's had to see/deal with, and his refusal to seek the slightest bit of help or even acknowledge his problems has only made it worse. Being a paramedic doesn't pay poo poo and his first wife took most of what he had, so he's incredibly insecure about money. Utterly traumatized by capitalism, he easily falls prey to credit and get-rich-quick schemes. He gambled the kid's college fund away at a casino last year after winning a minor lottery prize and blowing it on a new motorcycle. His kids are all growing up with major issues- the oldest is already no-contact with the family and developing a drug habit at 17, the next youngest is probably a few years out. He's uncomfortable to have at any family gathering because you never know when he's just going to bust out, out of nowhere, "The white working man is the most oppressed person in America." But that's okay because he basically never stops working, he'll show up in his chief paramedic's cruiser with full uniform on and radio going and side-hug his kids at the parent's house for ten minutes at holidays, then off he goes back to it. If you ask him about his family, he knows it's in trouble, but he can never quite connect it to his own selfishness- he knows he needs to provide some emotional connection but he doesn't know how, so he tries to express care by being utterly controlling- "No son of mine is ever going to have long hair," nobody's gonna date my daughters, etc etc. The thought of retirement terrifies him. The thought of women terrifies him. Since I transitioned we have not spent more than 2 minutes total in proximity to each other.

His insecurity is exactly what this sort of poo poo is targeting. Baby carriers that won't make you soft. Body washes without all that girly poo poo. To us it looks completely insane, and it is, but it's a kind of insanity that has been absolutely cultivated in a huge proportion of the men in our country. The January 6th riots were a direct result of it. I expect it'll get worse, before it gets better.

Excuse me, but this is a Wendy's drive-thru.

Zazz Razzamatazz
Apr 19, 2016

No hunks allowed, ya dangus

The Sickening and Heartbreaking Truths of the Fourth Stimpire

In the last 500 years, the Fourth Stimpire has dominated four systems, which it has united into one starzone, Stimsis. The Fourth Stimpire has origins from the Ten Empire War in which 10 of the United Stimpires revolted against each rules. All empires except for the fourth swore freedom upon their citizens. There is no free speech in the Fourth Stimpire, and all self-controlled transportation has been made illegal without undergoing painful medical verification methods, in which arteries are severed without pain resistant, operated entirely by machines. The way they work claim to be the most hygenic and healthy way possible, but these machines often rub against pain points, causing great deals of pain to patients. The heart is then extracted from the body and placed into a glass grinding machine. Various energy centers are also dissected and replaced with dangerous transplants. After the painful, 52 hour surgical procedure, patients will then have to use a fused guidance tool, which pumps painful resistors into the body every 2 hours. The pain they have caused is so bad, the victim would freeze in a tense position. They would then collapse afterwards.

Sexual stimulation in any way within the grounds of the Fourth Stimpire is strictly prohibited, and anyone detected even touching their sexual organs will be subjected to a penectomy or if the offender was a female, they would then have a razor inserted into their ovaries. They would pump a blue solution into the womb until the stitchings burst. Offenders would also be forced to show their operated areas in public, and they would always harass and punch them to a pulp, against their will.

Otherwise, offenders would be tazed with the worst type of electricity in the systematic district, causing so much pain, the victim would scream and flail in madness. The pain would also triple every second, but no death would be incurred. This is also used in combat against enemy units, which is why all UEE forces must wear the upgraded suit to block this effect.

However, enertainment is also questionable in UEE grounds. Sporting events end with the losing team being rounded into a grinder and shredded on live television, boxing matches end with the loser having their hands removed without anasthesia, flight races would end with the losers having their arms and legs removed, then being injected with insanity, for entertainment. People are also forced into these events, by undergoing a painful 127 hour procedure which involves tweaking the muscles so they will not listen to brain commands, and then having a painful drug injected which also causes madness if the player is not sporting. This is all for entertainment, and anyone not watching any of it during sporting times and cheering for the winning team, they will be imprisoned into galactic camps.

Snuff films are also broadcast, and actors are actually murdered just for entertainment. Stealth droids also guide these forced actors into behaving exactly as the director dreams, otherwise they will be punished by being placed into a macerator and having their execution written into the film. Any film that does not feature someone being murdered will be burned and the entire crew behind it will be executed in the most grotesque way possible - vivisection.

All executions are broadcast, and anyone who misses even a millisecond, even by blinking, will be executed. All citizens must boo to the person being executed, and the family is gathered to be injected with eternators, which cause pain forever, making them immoral but feeling the pain tenfold every millisecond. They cannot pass out, but they will feel like it forever.

Conquests by this Stimpire end in the planet being razed, and all the citizens being executed in the same way as their citizens are. The planet is then destroyed and all remnants of it are removed, and any memories of it will be erased instantly from civil minds. People who are also killed are also erased from memories, and all memories of them, including toys and pictures, are destroyed.

Prisoners undergo 40,000 years of relentless and endless labor, and anyone not complying is sentenced to the eternator injection. All prisoners injected with eternators are placed into capsules and launched into far space, then the room is closed tight to ensure maximum insanity. Some prisoners are also subjected to the removal of blood, the lungs, the liver, the genitals, the skeleton, the muscles, the eyes, and even the injection of pressure. Prisoners sentenced to pressure chambers are locked in until they are inflated to a high level. The decompression is then stopped to make sure they are inflated and uncomfortable.

Children born on the 14th of July are subjected to the removal of their skeleton and an implant of a silver liquid to replace it. The nervous sysem is also injected in various parts to ensure it is five times more sensitive than the average.

Restaurants also are ordered to serve civil meat, and anyone attending must give themself up to be cooked into a grotesque meal. They are cooked alive, undergoing extreme pain, and are then subjected to industrial grinders and blenders. The Stimpire orders at least 1 million citizens to be dispatched every day, as they are afraid the population may overthrow them. But only one planet is cared for, and the rest are banned from eating, drinking, talking, using technology, touching anyone, wearing unauthorized clothes, touching buildings, or walking a centimeter out of designated routes. Civil enforcers are on every planet, and they are engineered so that they are 40 times larger than the 300 quadrillion population. At least 7 billion die every 12 hours under this rule.

Thoughts are also surveyed, and anyone who does not think anything to loving the Stimpire with more than their capabilities will be sentenced to a prison. Prisoners who are punished for this violation will meet their greatest fear, only to have it amplified so they will turn insane as they imagine it exactly as they fear it. They then undergo a painful extraction of all fluids, to be replaced by a toxin which causes permanent irritation. The unknown substance keeps the subject aging normally, except they will never die. Prisoners punished in this way are unable to be reverted, despite many efforts, and they will never be able to be disposed.

The sickening truths have been revealed only today, and invigilation teams are still investigating the truths without setting foot in the galactic space of this sickening empire.

The Titanic
Sep 15, 2016

Unsinkable


Lammasu posted:

I keep getting these weird supplement ads on YouTube, the best of which is for a bacteria that makes your balls grow.

About a week ago I got one of those unskippable YouTube ads that was basically almost nudity. I don't remember what product it was but it was really weird for YouTube and made me uncomfortable.

YouTube is getting kind of shifty with this whole ad thing they do... and it's worse when it's some uncomfortable ad.

Lammasu
May 8, 2019

lawful Good Monster


The Titanic posted:

About a week ago I got one of those unskippable YouTube ads that was basically almost nudity. I don't remember what product it was but it was really weird for YouTube and made me uncomfortable.

YouTube is getting kind of shifty with this whole ad thing they do... and it's worse when it's some uncomfortable ad.

Oh It's totally hypocritical how they lessen the monitization for "mature " content but allow these commercials

Bumble He
Jul 1, 2018



Rotten Red Rod posted:

This whole proof of life video thing is so pointless and bizarre. Why is it needed when you are clearly alive and posting on Twitter?

Time_pants
Jun 25, 2012

Now sauntering to the ring, please welcome the lackadaisical style of the man who is always doing something...



Lammasu posted:

I keep getting these weird supplement ads on YouTube, the best of which is for a bacteria that makes your balls grow.

Turn on you're monitor.

Bumble He
Jul 1, 2018



Karma Tornado posted:

every beard care product is called like Brunt Gundick's Damned Powerful Beer Flavored Sword & Face Mane Oil so the self checkout at Target doesn't call you gay for buying soap

you should go to manscaped.com and get your Sack-BlasterXXX right now!
seriously youtube tries to convince me each day that no man can live without a product from manscaped

LostRook
Jun 7, 2013


Do all of you really not have adblock?

Bumble He
Jul 1, 2018



Dwesa posted:

All these manly masculine broproducts only exude insecurity. That tactical baby gear also looks like human shield on top of it.

also it suggests to the buyer to be proud about something which is in fact not an achievement.
i feel we are constantly told to be proud about this and that, when if you think about it its no big deal.

now one thing you CAN be proud of is being a rear-admiral in starcitizen hands down

Bumble He fucked around with this message at 18:13 on Jun 24, 2021

Play
Apr 25, 2006

So I roll with a rolling thunder
And I howl with the howling wind
And I drift downstream for as long as it takes
To get up and around the bend

I have the version of YouTube without ads since I pay for YouTube music. Thank goodness too, I watch too much YouTube to subject myself to ads constantly

William Bear
Oct 25, 2012

"That's what they all say!"



I admit, I unironically like "civil meat" as a euphemism for state-sponsored cannibalism. It's a cool phrase.

Time_pants
Jun 25, 2012

Now sauntering to the ring, please welcome the lackadaisical style of the man who is always doing something...



William Bear posted:

I admit, I unironically like "civil meat" as a euphemism for state-sponsored cannibalism. It's a cool phrase.

For as nonsensical, overwritten, tonally inconsistent, and stunningly deranged a piece as it is, there are a few legitimately good bits mixed in there for anyone with the constitution to find them.

Bumble He
Jul 1, 2018



whoopsie

Trillhouse
Dec 31, 2000



Time_pants posted:

For as nonsensical, overwritten, tonally inconsistent, and stunningly deranged a piece as it is, there are a few legitimately good bits mixed in there for anyone with the constitution to find them.

Don't give him too much credit. It's a rip-off from 40k, where its called Corpse Starch.

Groshlak
Jan 9, 2021


proof of life 7 seconds video, bad

dieselfruit
Feb 21, 2013



Hey come check out my new band Civil Meat, we're kind of post-punk noise rock with some surfy synth vibes.

marumaru
May 20, 2013





Groshlak posted:

proof of life 7 seconds video, bad

it's out?

dieselfruit
Feb 21, 2013



Groshlak posted:

proof of life 7 seconds video, bad

https://twitter.com/SandiGardiner/status/1407923579463761922?s=19

"Oh ok, uhh you glitched..." -Chris Roberts, Genius, 5 seconds into the first public video of him playing his magnum opus in years

dieselfruit fucked around with this message at 19:34 on Jun 24, 2021

LASER BEAM DREAM
Nov 3, 2005

Oh, what? So now I suppose you're just going to sit there and pout?

What a baffling choice for the video. Everyone knows the game is broken, why would you highlight that?

Tippis
Mar 21, 2008

It's yet another day in the wasteland.



LASER BEAM DREAM posted:

What a baffling choice for the video. Everyone knows the game is broken, why would you highlight that?

Because it would cost a fortune in CG FX and video editing to show anything else.

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Douche Wolf 89
Dec 9, 2010



dieselfruit posted:

https://twitter.com/SandiGardiner/status/1407923579463761922?s=19

"Oh ok, uhh you glitched..." -Chris Roberts, Genius, 5 seconds into the first public video of him playing his magnum opus in years

Just think, this required California to open up. Screen writers, lighting techs, video editors, film crew, computer graphics specialists, packed like sardines working just out of frame get this level of fidelity

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