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John Smith ## Admin ## 13/03/17(Sun)06:48 No. 39798 [Reply] [Last 50 posts] Stickied
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Dear John,

I have come to visit you for the first time in quite a while, and I must say that your board is dreadfully boring.
Now I know you may see this as a compliment, but I assure you that it is not. This was once a source of pride for me - conversations were held on many topics and the superiority of Pepsi-Cola was never in question. It seems that through the years you have all forgotten the statement of this board: Every conversation is uninteresting.
This does not mean that only excessively droll conversation is allowed. You may talk about anything, especially topics that may not be suited for other boards.

Why am I telling you this, John?
I fear the trends over that past year have created a circlejerk in shades of gray; every man stroking unenthusiastically and not a single climax reached. The board approaches an insipid singularity and the userbase stagnates and shrinks.

What do I feel I can do to halt this monotony?
Remove this monochrome veil.
Turn off the elevator's wail.
Take back your own names.
Move from completely uninteresting to mild interest.

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John Smith 14/07/02(Wed)09:22 No. 43357
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John Smith ## Mod ## 12/11/23(Fri)22:44 No. 38299 [Reply] Locked Stickied
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Welcome to /eh/

Where everything is just... eh...

/eh/ is not for crying, /rnb/ is for crying.


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John Smith ## Mod ## 12/11/23(Fri)22:46 No. 38300
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The music is from the Tenpenny Tower lobby in Fallout 3.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yFJKlwiYhnU




John Smith 14/08/01(Fri)12:10 No. 43485 [Reply]
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/Eh/ can you help me make a good comedy routine. Where better for deadpan comedy?

Here's what I got so far:

"
Sit on bench minding my own business just relaxing. Kids start playing around me. Feel like a pedophile so I leave
Guy pulls a gun on me, ‘’ You fucking put that gun down I'm serious’’ I say and he does
Hungry…everything says preheat oven…just chuch it in the microwave
Open fridge nothing to eat, open pantry, nothing to eat. Lower standards. Repeat
If I asked you to have donate money to my gig, would the answer to that question be the same as the answer to this question?
They say I worry too much.Which is bullshit cause I disarmed that gunman. But they say I have social anxiety disorder, an undifferentiated psychotic disorder and OCD. I deal with both pretty well now. Im doing this for the first time today. I still worry a lot, I’m still very depressed and anxious, but I do it anyway in the hopes one day I won’t be so miserable and the steps I took today will make me better and feel better tomorrow. You can help me worry about one less thing too by donating for the gig, so, you know, I can pay for getting a home since I’m currently homeless. I get extremely anxious when working with other people. I couldn’t last in my last job I got fired after a week from panic attacks. I was just working as a chashier at a fish and chips shop.
Sometimes I think it’s kinda awesome that I’m writing a comedy routine about how sad I am. Then I remember how sad I am.
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John Smith 14/08/01(Fri)16:00 No. 43489

>>43485
For your class presentation, I recommend wheeling in a TV and vcd, and then playing an episode of Monty Python. When the teacher objects, slash your wrists open and spray blood on everyone in the class. Laugh as you die, and remark that the jokes on them, because now they have to change their clothes.


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John Smith 14/08/01(Fri)16:01 No. 43490

>>43489
oh wait, that's not really a routine, because you can only do it once.
nevermind then. as you were.


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John Smith 14/08/01(Fri)16:25 No. 43491

>>43490
Actually, the probability of a person surviving the slitting of ones wrists is rather high if there are people around when the act is performed, so it could theoretically become a routine.




John Smith 14/07/30(Wed)00:48 No. 43479 [Reply]
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I like a eggshell or lavender. Perhaps I'd use a nice ocre or something for a bedroom color but probably not.

Do you have a favorite color (, John)?


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John Smith 14/07/30(Wed)06:30 No. 43480

I like the rich dark and red/brown dark colours. Mahogany ,rosewood, walnut, wenge.


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John Smith 14/07/30(Wed)08:22 No. 43482

I like unsaturated colors, preferably dark, but light ones are nice too. Slate blue and moss green come to mind.

Crimson would come the closest to a favorite. It has a really cool sounding name but is actually quite unremarkable.


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John Smith 14/07/31(Thu)21:44 No. 43484

I am rather fond on the color green.
Light green.




John Smith 14/07/26(Sat)11:21 No. 43469 [Reply]
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Dear Johnm,it took me about one minute to remember why I even had this picture. Turns out I posted it as a reply to someone on facebook saying they were "glade" instead of "glad".
It wasn't funny.


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John Smith 14/07/27(Sun)00:28 No. 43473
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I made this picture with the intention of it being funny, but forgot the joke after the first two panels or so.
Then it just didn't really go anywhere.


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John Smith 14/07/28(Mon)00:12 No. 43474

>>43473
I found something about it highly amusing anyway John.


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John Smith 14/07/30(Wed)11:53 No. 43483
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>>43474
Glad that you did, John

Had forgotten that I actually finished the picture, but find it a tad more uninteresting than the incomplete version.




John Smith 14/05/17(Sat)21:25 No. 43123 [Reply]
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How are you all enjoying the start of lawnmowing season?


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John Smith 14/07/29(Tue)01:41 No. 43477

>>43475
They're designed to be brightly coloured and to clash with the average garden lawn for that very reason. What I find easy is to work with the chord trailing over my shoulder and my back to the wall, that way I can just flick it out the way if I do start mowing backwards.


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John Smith 14/07/29(Tue)10:44 No. 43478

>>43477
I find it too risky for my taste, but sure would be nice not having to charge the battery


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John Smith 14/07/30(Wed)06:33 No. 43481

I have really been enjoying the lawn mowing, unfortunately allergy season is approaching fast. I can't stand rag weed pollen :(




John Smith 14/07/21(Mon)04:56 No. 43441 [Reply]
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Have you ever taken the time to read the movie credits, John?

Sometimes you can find some real gems in there. I swear half of the names must be made up, or name changes. It's too difficult for me to believe these are birth names.


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John Smith 14/07/22(Tue)00:49 No. 43446

I know there is a boom operator with the same name as me who's worked on several blockbuster films it's almost humorous that I tried the very same job once but didn't like it.


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John Smith 14/07/23(Wed)09:13 No. 43454

>>43441
i find that many of the people who work on foreign films are immigrants or something. The people that i find working on more western films are also immigrants, but this is worse, because the initial immigrant is more foreign...

i'll go now...


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John Smith 14/07/28(Mon)20:37 No. 43476
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I always watch movie credits. It's a good way to nicely ease out of the film.

What I like to do is watch out for people with nicknames and wonder how they earned them. Sometimes you'll see names like John "patches" Smith, and you just know there's a story behind it.

Sometimes it's just to tell people apart. There'll be Bill "tall" Johnson and Bill "short" Jackson, for example. I like to imagine the crew conversing:
"Hey, have you seen Bill?"
-"which Bill?"
"Tall Bill."
-"Oh that guy, he's at Patches' desk, discussing the lighting for the next scene."

I find it really breathes humanity into the process of making a film.




John Smith 14/07/26(Sat)05:42 No. 43468 [Reply]
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Are there any things you do specifically to improve your productivity?


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John Smith 14/07/26(Sat)21:57 No. 43472

That's a bit vague, OP.

Use better quality or more suitable tools.
Acquire additional training.
Optimize work flow, mostly for processes that take multiple steps.
A little planning at the start can help a lot.
Reduce interruptions or distractions.
Get plenty of sleep and fresh air.




John Smith 13/11/09(Sat)20:50 No. 41800 [Reply]
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Hello, /eh/.
How are you on this fine Saturday evening?
Tell me, what items do you have on your desk?

Here's my list:
- two double A batteries
- a PS3 controller
- a porcelain coaster
- three pairs of headphones
- an apple trackpad
- an apple keyboard
- a laser mouse, on a special mousepad with a cushion for your wrist
- an iMac
- a flight simulator joystick
- A bear dressed as a pilot
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John Smith 14/07/25(Fri)06:24 No. 43463

It's a bit closer to a shelf/table hybrid, but
on the top shelf I have
-a stick of lip-balm
-one hp computer tower
-an old, oversized monitor
-two speakers
-a wireless mouse
-two water bottles
-an empty juice bottle
-a tablet pen

Below the top, desk-like area i have
-a keyboard
-a pair of headphones
-a tablet
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John Smith 14/07/26(Sat)02:09 No. 43467

-One half full/empty water bottle
-Three empty scrunched up water bottles
-One Microsoft wireless keyboard and mouse set (model 800)
-One xbox 360 wireless controller (Shifting D-Pad, colorblind, limited edition)
-One xbox one wireless controller
-One Celestron 10x telescope eyepiece
-One United States Federal Reserve quarter dollar coin
-Four United States Federal Reserve penny coins
-One lamp (Ikea model 53)


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John Smith 14/07/26(Sat)11:22 No. 43470

It's Saturday morning, now.




John Smith 14/04/26(Sat)03:40 No. 42956 [Reply]
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I saw a woman at the store today...
She looked nice.


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John Smith 14/04/30(Wed)22:02 No. 43019

>>43015

Your gif suits your tale quite well. Keep doing things like that, John Smith.
For years I was certain that finding someone that cared for me again would be impossible to do due to a tainted repuattion in a small town.
When my friends asked me to go with them to a party I met someone. And while we're not really in a relationship, she seems to like me for who I am, despite almost certainly knowing about my past.
It feels good to have some human companionship again every once in a while.
Sorry if that was a bit too personal, I just wanted to let you know it's not unlikely that you'll end up meeting new friends.


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John Smith 14/07/25(Fri)14:59 No. 43465

I did as well, John.
Perhaps we live in close proximity to each other?
That would be interesting, indeed.


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John Smith 14/07/25(Fri)15:06 No. 43466

>>43019
Please forgive me for not replying to you sooner, John. I've been a bit busy with my stamp collection.

Might I ask how did things fare with this person you mentioned?




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