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Holy shit! A new /777/? Why, it's a Christmas miracle, kids! Found ## Admin ## 14/12/19(Fri)22:32 No. 1 [Reply] Stickied

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Clearly I'm a touch useless, and need some help to make myself a better person, someone whose more well rounded. Someone who can change /777/ more than twice a year, essentially.

Regardless, go nuts and do what you normally do! To suggest future /777/s use this thread: https://7chan.org/7ch/res/4700.html

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Useless 15/06/27(Sat)15:51 No. 550

This. Don't disappoint me mods.

Girlfriend's guyfriends Unknown 15/07/16(Thu)04:19 No. 594 [Reply]

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Can't stand my girlfriend having other guy friends, especially ones that she has dated.

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Useless 15/08/17(Mon)02:42 No. 661

Your girlfriend is a whore. Accept it and move on.

Useless 15/08/18(Tue)15:01 No. 662

>you should really assume that she already cheated on you.
This. The reason I don't let my girlfriends hang with their exs is because I know what I do with my exs when their boyfriends aren't around.

Useless 15/08/23(Sun)18:26 No. 679

This is the truth >>661

Girls hang out with guys they used to date because they intend to get some use out of them using the premise of sexual gratification at the very least.

Useless 15/08/20(Thu)12:47 No. 665 [Reply]

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Hey there self help. This one my be out of your depth, but here goes.

I have a tumor in my right leg that is fused with the sciatic nerve. My mobility is lessened, but most of all I'm always in 24/7 pain.

The doctor cycles me through dilaudid, fentyal, and sufentynal every 3 months so that I get pain relief and so that they can stave off addiction and tolerance.

I'm 27 now, and I've had this tumor my whole life, but the pain has only reached opiate -levels until 9 years ago.

Honestly if they would have taken it out when I was born, I think I would have been fine. They were worried that I had NF1, aka the Elephant Man disease, which in that case it would have "grown back, and become cancerous ". Now they suspect the tumor is a plexiform neurofibroma.

Now then: I've been in constant pain for 9 years, and kinda getting tired of this shit. So this is where you help me help me.

-they can't take it out without taking the sciatic nerve out as well
-radiation has never been on the table for some reason, I think due to the misdiagnosis
-it seems the tumor is rare, as I can't find much research on the subject nor doctors to help.
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Useless 15/08/21(Fri)01:55 No. 671

Not what I wanted to hear, but thanks all the same.

Yeah, the drugs were meant to be a stop gap, until a better solution was found.

The tumor stops at my knee, but runs all the way up to the base of the spine so I don't think cutting the leg off will even help.

Useless 15/08/21(Fri)09:21 No. 672

So this is completely anecdotal, I'm not an expert at all and based on what I've heard it is still extremely experimental at this point, but heat treatment has been used successfully to reduce cancer size before. I think I may have a distant relative who went to germany to have it done to his prostate.

A quick google search yielded this result from the american cancer society. I haven't actually read it so I have no idea if it is helpful or not.


Useless 15/08/23(Sun)18:18 No. 678

They can do amazing things with nerves these days. Naturally operated prosthetics, etc.

I don't think the technology to remove and rewire a section of the nerve is necessarily beyond reach even now.

Urgent: cucked my manjaro machine. Useless 15/07/19(Sun)07:33 No. 605 [Reply]

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In dire need of help. Tried asking /r/, but phone was being too slow.
Using manjaro Linux. Last night I did a long wipe of a flash drive. Later in the night, after that had been closed out, I tried to switch to lxdm. After running a command I do not recall, I rebooted to see it boot into lxdm so I could start using a wider variety of window managers, but alas, I got this. After as much fiddling as I could muster, I was left helpless. Stuck With 3g data, no live USB, a broken disk drive, no extra computer, and no wired internet, I came to this page as a last-ditch effort. Please help.

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Useless 15/07/24(Fri)09:15 No. 621

Things I assume you already did:
1. what it says to do: rootpw, look at the logs, try to fix, reboot or init with "systemctl default".
2. still had some problem.
3. started a thread in the appropriate subforum of your distribution's forum.
4. considered asking on irc.
5. haven't gotten a useful reply.

Do you have a manjaro livecd/usb?
Is it super-capable like the archlinux live media?
Get one of them, configure your BIOS/UEFI to boot it.

You can probably fix this by booting the live session and chrooting into your installation. From there I would remove lxdm, check your systemd services, exit and reboot.

Useless 15/08/03(Mon)23:39 No. 639

you might have accidentally formatted the installation rather than the flashdrive, happened to me on manjaro before

Useless 15/08/22(Sat)02:03 No. 674

I actually got something like this can't really remember well though.

Anyways, I just press Ctrl+d and boot my system each time.
Can't really bother fixing it

Useless 15/05/03(Sun)05:58 No. 424 [Reply]

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Does anyone else develop habits incredibly easily?

At the moment, I have to quickly pull my shoulders back in a shrugging motion, several times a minute. I do it to temporarily alleviate the physical pain (caused by constantly doing it) and the mental urging I feel to do so.

I develop these habits so easily and I fucking hate it. I can even remember when I was about six or seven and getting called into the office because the teachers thought I had some kind of disease, as I would frequently jerk my head back and look up at the ceiling. Even today, people sometimes ask me what's wrong when I'll widen my eyes or shake my head over 30 times in an hour.

Sometimes, I'm lucky and only get stuck with merely tightening my fists or scratching my chin, but in times like these, I have a habit that causes me constant searing pain and muscle fatigue, even when I'm not doing the action.

Any tips to stop/control this, or will I just have to live with it?

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Useless 15/07/23(Thu)02:03 No. 613

Same for me, except it's that EVERY time I fart, I feel a giant urge to put my hand underneath my butthole, and then smell my fingers. If I can get away with doing it in public, I do.

Useless 15/07/23(Thu)02:12 No. 614

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Dude, running fingers was a thing for me too. Ten years ago. Then I started playing piano, and I have become incredibly good at piano.

Give it just three months practice, promise me son.

Useless 15/08/21(Fri)09:30 No. 673

I have the opposite problem. I can't form habits. At all. I can't do anything the same twice. Not like I have a compulsion to do it differently. It just never seems to work out the few times I've paid attention and tried to establish some order and consistency in my life.

Useless 15/08/14(Fri)06:39 No. 653 [Reply]

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I can't wait to get my new place. I'll finally have room to set up my music gear and make some new tunes. No roommates or anyone to complain about noise or space or to distract me. I feel like I've been wasting so much time.

Useless 15/08/15(Sat)01:35 No. 656

It's adorable how you think things are going to get better in life.

Useless 15/08/15(Sat)03:04 No. 657

what gear do you use?

Useless 15/02/02(Mon)04:52 No. 223 [Reply]

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The symptoms of my mental illness are a mile long, not to mention my physical ailments. I am beginning to recluse completely and am running out of money too. I'm starting to get desperate and don't know what the fuck to do.

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Useless 15/08/07(Fri)07:16 No. 643

Finally. I think this is an important step for you toward having sex with other females.

Useless 15/08/08(Sat)03:58 No. 645

yeah, its good...my thinking of her is to a minimal, and i am suddenly having greater success in the courting process.

Useless 15/08/09(Sun)06:51 No. 649

I really hate the way things are now. I'm to afraid to approach a women because I don't want them to scream rape just because they don't find me attractive. Like the .1% chance at sex I don't feel like is worth going jail for or socially isolating my self because people thing I am a creep, only because I'm not what they find attractive so they react harshly.

Lost Useless 15/08/08(Sat)12:32 No. 646 [Reply]

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I feel depressed most of the time. I can't find any friends that want to hang out with me and I am unable to focus on study or working on any hobbies/projects. I wake up late every day and stay in doors because its cold outside. There is nothing to do in this city where I can meet new people although it feels like everytime I leave the house I run into a new asshole. I have confidence issues but am due to do some public speaking soon and its sending my anxiety through the roof. I hate my room mate more and more ever day. Feel like I am drowning in shit. What do I do?

Useless 15/08/08(Sat)13:19 No. 647

Read this book and do all the techniques it tells you to regularly:

It will work, trust me. This is the therapeutic method that has the most scientific backing behind it at the moment. What's great about it is that you can DIY and the effect will be close if not identical to one you would get from a therapist.

Useless 15/08/08(Sat)16:56 No. 648

Thanks. I'll give it a go.

A little help Useless 15/07/31(Fri)03:10 No. 635 [Reply]

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This dude needs help, my buddy cannot stop cheating. He just broke up with my friend by sending her a shitty card. Send help.

Useless 15/08/01(Sat)02:20 No. 636


Missing the point in life. Meloncholy 15/06/03(Wed)10:59 No. 482 [Reply]

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Realize now from reading others posts here that my problems are really petty and trivial in comparrison.

I'm in my early thirties. I've been very unsuccessful thus far in life. At present, I have no friends outside of the internet. Lost my job two weeks ago. Car is acting up. Still living with my parents. Never have had a girl friend. Feel like my life is just one big rut. Went to college years ago and fully paid for two semesters entirely with money i earned from my first job believing fully I could get some sort of grant to take care of the rest of the semesters, but for whatever reason I did not qualify for any, so two semesters of college and an emptied savings account later and the next nine years I worked full time in retail.

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Useless 15/07/08(Wed)23:07 No. 575

At this point it would be about picking something and sticking with it right?
I dont really have your age, but i know a whole lot about waating years of your life.

Is money important to you? Your lack of any real responsibility is truly you greatest asset. You could pick a point on the map and go. You have the time to bust ass on the bottom rung of an apprenticeship or something, and develop a genuine skill. Depending what you make know, you could be poorer for a while, but you seem to looking for actual fulfillment

kam 15/07/12(Sun)10:25 No. 582

Education won't solve your problem on it's own, but have you considered applying for school again? I'd be surprised if you didn't qualify for something through FAFSA: https://fafsa.ed.gov/

Also, introductory courses, work study, and university career centers are a great way to find out what you're interested in.

Useless 15/07/30(Thu)01:42 No. 632

Learn to fix your own car. It'll feel awesome, and give you something good to focus.

Also, girls love a man that can fix a car.

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