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Anonymous Comrade 02/06/2020 (Thu) 08:33:38 No. 5970 [Reply] [Last]
I'm sick of seeing stereotypical "california lifestyle" shit in concept cars. Here's a few examples: http://www.diseno-art.com/encyclopedia/concept_cars/honda_extreme.html http://www.diseno-art.com/encyclopedia/concept_cars/gmc_pad.html Yes, the examples are a bit dated but the dated nature of them just shows how stupid this all is. And, as it directly pertains to Leftism: in the 1930s the government created a specific architecture for rural areas, known as National Park Service Rustic. NPSR-national is just a styled blend of everything, but it was adapted by California's government for various uses around the state: in the north CA Park Rustic tends to lean towards clapboard-looking shacks while south of Fremont (a notable place, it's where the first railroads went through to Oakland) they went for plaster-based spanish designs. Both prominently feature the state's colors: white, red and brown. Spanish buildings trended red while Norcal ones trended brown. Why does this matter to leftists at all? Well in transportation specifically these colors were used to create what is now Caltrain's logo, back when the state government decided to just take over service completely from it's disinterested private operator, Southern Pacific. Notably SP's first class passenger colors were silver and red, and this transition marked an important step in American cultural development as (wait for it) Americans, including stereotypically rural ones that voted for Reagan all six times, voted for the government to provide a service that private industry was unwilling to continue. This was a hard fought victory, while Amtrak had already existed at that point this was a step in forcing the President to not stop Congress from buying Amtrak their own equipment (at the time, Amtrak was still using 30s-era legacy cars given over per the terms of it's creation). On a similar point, same goes for SF's Muni whose choice of grey/red reflects the growth of Norcal's economy relative to LA's; Muni's old yellow/white paint existed in response to LA's rise and LA is associated with warmer colors. None of this is referenced in automobile concept cars, because car concepts are what companies want people to be and not what they are. Though I find it ironic that with all the concept RVs, none of them depict the reality of RV homelessness which is propane tanks, small generators and a strong septic smell. In short as all this godawful bullshit over trying to make a "Californian" car happens, California already built itself it's own railway so to speak. And this happened while everyone was still drinking the oil industry's spookery about communism. The current attempts at making a "California" cultural automobile are as stupid and ridiculous as trying to make a "California" cultural soda can or "California" cultural mobility scooter. It pisses me off. By the way, pic related is what Californian architecture was from 1950-2000: a 10-lane freeway built on top of cut down railroad (originally it was four tracks, turned into four after a nearby tunnel fire). In LA I-10 flanks the Sunset Route.
Anon I might be stupid but I don’t get it. Interesting post though.
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>>5979 Here are some more examples of what I'm talking about, from railroad stations around CA. Most were torn down since it's owner, like all companies, has little respect for what they create as it's all in service of profit. Car companies are the same but their concept designs are more alien and have essentially no relevance to Californians. It doesn't need to be for them to make money, and it's infuriating because they probably could design a "California" automobile in the same way Sacramento built a "California" railroad, so to speak.
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>>5980 Anyway, compare it to anything found in one of these magazines. Generally speaking, the magazine's commissioned art will be way off base as to the reality most Californians experience. I use railroads as an example since class struggle is more obvious there. As it pertains to Socal architecture: modern capitalist architecture tends to be far, far less practical than actual Spanish architecture. This is because actual Spanish structures (and high-quality copies, like train stations) were built with plaster, masonry and concrete not timber covered with plaster. As a result actual Spanish designs have to be more conservative, and they have a much hardier look. Conduit has to go on top of walls, not neatly packed within them. This is extremely evident along SF's Embarcadero where old industrial warehouses remain next to brand new hipster cafes and "tech" spaces.
>>5981 Hey OP it’s dumb anon here. Thank you for explaining something so interesting. Architecture is way more indicative of things then people’d thing. Cheers g

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Coin Tossing Anonymous Comrade 02/04/2020 (Tue) 22:50:43 No. 5942 [Reply] [Last]
The official thread for coin tossing, a really popular hobby in the USA at the moment. You can share your tips and tricks to win every-time.
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Math problem: Suppose your coin may be biased, but you don't know the actual probabilities. How do you make coin-tossing fair? Variant: Let's add to this problem the start-orientation bias.
>>5945 Toss the coin twice with the calls reversed (same start orientation). Repeat if tied.
>>5945 Look at it, then depending on if it is heads or tails turn it on your arm or not, to make it more fair for the candidate who really tried so hard and made our billionaire friends so happy.
Another math problem: Suppose the coins are unbiased and that there is no start-orientation bias either. What are the odds that you win six tosses in a row?
>>5958 With each toss, the number of possible sequences doubles. 2*2*2*2*2*2 = 64. So, there are 64 possible sequences for six coin tosses and in only one of them you win six times. In other words, that you DON'T win six times in a row has a probability between 98 and 99 percent.

Is it worth it? I here they take political prisoners but surely they won't mind a tanky would they?
It’s a nice place, but it is not worth it unless you’re the child of Cuban immigrants. If you’re the child of Cuban immigrants then yeah move back and be with your family and have access to healthcare and a college education that’s awesome, but if you’re not then you’d probably be happier being with your family.

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Bash The Fash Anonymous Comrade 02/01/2020 (Sat) 03:19:42 No. 5824 [Reply] [Last]
Come Bash the fash in Politics and war with us at Advanced Syndicalist Mechanics https://politicsandwar.com/register/ref=Redarmy
whats is this like jannifer government 2?
Yes but there is mechanics for military, economy, and nation building
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Anonymous Comrade 01/06/2020 (Mon) 03:24:31 No. 5025 [Reply] [Last]
What youtubers does leftypol watch? I personally like codys lab and penguinz0.
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Oneyplays, YMS, SuperMega
>>5259 >without eceleb cringe humour >literally called 'cuck philosophy'
>Strange brain parts For a small channel he has really high quality. He covers obscure comics, old indie comics, and the history of some mainstream characters too. If you hate 'capeshit' you still might like his channel because he goes into a lot of hidden 'not traditional super heroes' gems >Comic tropes The same as the previous, but more mainstream. It's still into the obscure, forgeten heroes and bad comics. >Renegade cut The only out right political one. He his media analysis always come out with interesting leftists takes.
>>5353 I think they made the tits of Hotaru too big.

Anonymous Comrade 01/25/2020 (Sat) 01:02:46 No. 5664 [Reply] [Last]
What do you think about learning the North Korean dialect of Korean?
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>>5707 I just think it's an awful language, that's it.
>>5710 Fair enough.
>>5709 You proof is a bunch of drawings in a pro-NATO anti-communist museum which just repeat standard anti-communist propaganda?
>>5723 There were drawings but I’m talking about the photographs. You chagrin my sources yet you spout your regimes rhetoric. Do you think I don’t know that NATO is a failure? I’m not there to masturbate, I’m there to pay respect.
>>5731 Anti-communists routinely use photos of famines in British India to depict Soviet famines. They have even less credibility when it comes to the DPRK.

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/wooo/ - Professional Wrestling Anonymous Comrade 01/26/2020 (Sun) 22:38:49 No. 5713 [Reply] [Last]
Royal Rumble Edition, I guess. Even though we won't get enough activity to have multiple editions. I haven't watched any wrestling in at least half a year, but the Rumble is tonight and that's always my favorite PPV. I normally at least watch the last RAW and Smackdown before a PPV, but I'm so out of it that I didn't even bother to do that, so I have no clue what the current angles are. I watched NWA for a while but haven't liked what I've seen from AEW. Any other white trash comrades who like fake fights?
WOOOOOO

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cgdct Anonymous Comrade 01/24/2020 (Fri) 07:05:14 No. 5651 [Reply] [Last]
post cute girls holding or reading leftie books
>>5651 >>>/GET/ out moe-fag
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>>5655 t. shonenfag

Essay writing / academic skills Comrade 10/15/2019 (Tue) 14:32:20 No. 24 [Reply] [Last]
Hey /e/

Im a brainlet prole that recently got a scholarships to university, and Im wondering if there are any resources that you could recommend to improve general academic skills with an emphasis on essay writing. I've done a general scan for books and courses on libgen and TPB. But I wanted to get some advise with a left perspective. When I say brainlet I mean dyslexic and when I say prole I mean any unskilled job I can land (bar work, kitchen work, construction, etc.) My degree is in healthcare and administration.
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>>470
>>473
I'll give these both a sus.
>>474
Sorry but not everyone agrees with your first pick, English As She Is Spoke.
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Part of good writing is simply writing a lot. The more you write, the more mistakes you will catch, and the more you will learn to recognize those mistakes before they happen. Writing a lot is all about developing good approaches and habits towards writing. I work in a science and I have atrociously unproductive habits towards writing and I found this short, easy-to-read book helpful.

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Fiction so subversive you aren't allowed to read it Anonymous Comrade 01/18/2020 (Sat) 08:34:54 No. 5419 [Reply] [Last]
http://clarkesworldmagazine.com/fall_01_20/ Here's the remanents of one Anybody got a copy? What other fiction out there is too subversive for us proles to dare read?
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>>5419 The communist manifesto.
>>5457 >communist manifesto >fiction
>>5419 While not openly banned the Iron Heel and The Abyss are Jack London books purposely omitted from public mention outside of serious biographical works.
Ecclesiastes
Venned Denmates >>5125

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