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Hands around the world. PB 10/29/2019 (Tue) 19:56:28 No. 595
I hope this thread serves as a welcome to new /ref/ugees, and also for those who have been here a while to get to know each other.
Tell us something about your contry and about yourself.
Let's get all the flags we can in this thread!
>>608
Tell us something about yourself.
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various flags
>burger nazbol flag
>australian eureka flag
>that, but more communist
>>616
Enjoy.
>>625
How do you do highlights and get the file size so smol. pls tell me i wanna get better
>>626
I can make a new thread for how I do it, if you'd like. Did something like that on old /ref/ too.
>>628
honestly, im pretty autistmo and i dont want you to waste the effort on lil'old me, but it would be nice to be directed to some youtube totorials that cover it.
>>629
I doubt there's a tutorial on how to do it, I just kind of figured it out myself. I don't mind making a thread about it.
>>624
That's a very badass image. Do you have more like that one?
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>>632
Like more Bear Flag Revolt stuff? Because if so, yes.
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>>633
United Farm Workers stuff is also great.

inb4 NazBol
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>Tell us something about your country
What is considered the first mass porduced botteled drink was created in Catalonia.
And also, fun fact, Catalan is speaked also speaked in a in northwestern Sardinia in Italy, there is a small town called Alghero
>and about yourself.
I enjoy vexillology, learning about world cultures, history, cinema, and I recently started doing airsoft
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>>634
Thanks! Those are some nice-looking images.
>>630
okay i give in, please help me
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>>637
No problem, I'm considering making a /cali/ thread and I could dump more Californian art there, if you'd like.

>>643
Enjoy: >>645
>>595
Mexican here.
We like tacos and pozole, and we had a revolution in 1910 which instead of organizing and letting the proletariat rule the country, still maintained the status quo, but with different rulers.
Most of our socialist/ syndicalist movements got massacrated, or hunted, or just ignored.
Right now we are living, thanks to the politics of the Mexican state, and the US influence, in the Neolibertarian Nightmare, but instead of people realizing the reforms are shite, they become more and more reactonary; at least in the state I am.

I, myself, hope the Zapatistas sooner or later bring the revolution to Mexico, to all of it; but well, considering how things are right now it seems quite far from it. I like history a lot, and I have some books of the proletarian movements in Mexico in the XX century.
Could the Yankee imperialists take the bases and missiles and leave?
>>663
I like tacos and pozole too. Does that make me honorary mexican?
What region are you from?
>>676
t.salty imperialized euro
>>681
t. imperialist
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>>682
america wont take their bases out for you, your going to need to take them out yourself. if a successful revolution happen here you bet your asses we will keep those bases going to spread culural marxism in your countries
Hungary is a depressing place with no hope or future. I think about killing myself every day.
>>595 About me: I'm from Belgium (Flanders). I'm a student and active in a marxist org. Also enjoy running and playing theatre. I'm a bit of a chaotic person, often struggling to combine my activism with my free time. About my country: A strange place but I like it. Especially the people, the towns and the beer. Politically speaking, our government (or governments more precisely) is becoming more and more right-wing and that is concerning. But at the same time the 'far left' (PVDA) is growing faster than basically anywhere in Europe. This is because they are tactically very strong, using concrete problems and struggles encountered by workers, thinking on a European level, etc. So there is hope.
>>694 But don’t you guys have good food?
The only war we lost was against emus
>>1097 hey fellow vlaaming, which org do you mean? PVDA or something else?
>>684 If burgerland flipped red you would probably have to abandon every overseas military base except for GITMO. You can bet your ass that those bases would be sieged out, and either you retreat, or they are overrun and all your weapons are stolen. It’s not a matter of preference but practicality. Europe hosts US military bases because those bases benefit the established regimes of Europe. Change this relationship and you change the situation.
>>595 >Tell us something about your contry People in my country are loathsome >Tell us something about yourself I can't tolerate my countrymen and countrywomen much. They irritate me so much with their BS.
>>1622 >People in my country are loathsome How? All the Indians I have meat were nice people.
>>1622 >People in my country are loathsome There's at least one exception: you.
>>1626 >all indians i have meat DON'T EAT MY PEOPLE AS MEAT PLEASE, PETE i don't like them but dude come on >>1627 y-you too handsome
too much religious zealotry, pretty shit people
>Tell us something about your country Well, Machu Picchu,ceviche, inkas and llamas obviously. We had the most brutal guerrilla in latam and a good portion of state terrorism as well. And we are one of the top producers of precious metals of the world. We united with the bolivians for 3 years and had an invasion from spain in the 1850's. >Tell us something about yourself Well, I like history, geography and a united latin america.
>>1630 >caring about spelling this is how I know that you learnd English when your wer 50, English as an language was ment to hav spelng errors and peopl would just figure out what someon is saying using context clues
>>595 10% of the population lives in very comfy 1st world looking neighborhoods and city pockets, affordable healthcare compared to the gringo wasteland, fruits are plentiful and cheap as fuck, the other 90% lives in abject poverty the likes you could never imagine, 70+ years of civil war and counting, biggest internal displacement crisis in the world, social leaders or anyone who tries to organise anything is killed every single day, our number of missing people is larger than Chile and Argentina's dictatorships combined >about me 30 year old quasi-NEET about to finish a masters, desperate enough to consider going to the US to scrub dishes as every latino who is there legally keeps telling me it's the land of opportunities despite everyone else saying it's not. I wanted to believe in socialism until the wave of Venezuelan refugees hit.
>>1690 >going to the US to scrub dishes If you move to the US, don’t do that, instead tutor Porky’s kids on how to pass Spanish class. Some tutors make like 50 bucks an hour.
>>1689 I was created in the 50s to terrorize burgers to sop tem fom eaing ther wods
>>1691 That sounds very nice but how would I get healthcare over there
>>1702 I wish I knew, burger healthcare is incredibly retared, most people get insurance from their job, but whenever your in a real health problem the insurance company finds some loophole to avoid paying for what you need. So people often pay over the counter for stuff, which is incredibly expensive
Canada has pretty decent living standards (from imperialism and colonialism of course), and a generally incompetent and cowardly political apparatus (but which nine times of ten is still just a bit better than the US, and Canadians are smug about that) I guess, like, Rush is a good band? Poutine is a fun snack if you aren't squeamish? other than that, it's a boring country for boring people and I hate it here.
>>1711 >for boring people I’m sure your just around the wrong people
>>1712 I am mostly around my family and my dog nowadays because I am quarred. but yes I am around some very boring people. (I have only been to Montreal once but apparently it's less shit than Toronto.)
Something about Finland? Well, I'm sure everyone here already knows that we're not Scandinavian or Slavic but Uralic, that we're arguably the most Americanised country in Europe and that we always claim to have the best educational system in the world but in reality it's pretty shit. So, what can I say about Finland that everyone doesn't already know? One thing might be that many Finns are dribbling racists who even turn on other Finns if they don't have blue eyes and blond hair, but also worship a dude with brown hair. Hmm, why does this sound familiar...?🤔 ...and something about me? I'm some kind of socialist, but neither communist nor anarchist in large part due to my concerns about the ease at which fascists could infiltrate and take over. I'm pretty paranoid, I guess. I'll admit I'm also kind of a nationalist, in the pan-nationalist sense; ultimately I'd wish for a Turanic union, albeit with left-wing aspirations rather than the right-wing ones typically associated with Turanism. All politics and no fun makes anon a sad boy, so I'll also add that one of my hobbies is conlanging. You can now go ahead and tell me to kill myself, it's what everyone does.
>>1721 how can your first language be Finnish, and you still have the impulse to go like "this world needs more conlangs" like mate your whole language is a conlang, you Finns stole it from Tolkien's elves
>>1722 Well, conlanging is fun. That's about it. >your whole language is a conlang You say that as a joke, but Standard Finnish could legit be argued to be an auxlang. I guess it's true of all standard languages to some degree, but with Finnish... >you Finns stole it from Tolkien's elves Funnily enough, the concept of elves in Finnish folklore is nothing like the elves in Norse mythology, which Tolkien drew inspiration from... thankfully, because Finnish elves are lame as fuck.
>>1725 word. I did used to try it out a few years back but didn't get far lmao
>>1726 Conlanging? Yeah, I also abandon my conlangs after like a month in most cases... there was one I worked on recently for longer that I was really proud of and everything, but there still comes a point when churning out vocabulary and working out the fine details of the grammar just stops being fun.
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How do you flag collect? That seems to be something closely connected to /ref/, but I never understood how you do it
>>1743 you get a blank map, and you go filling it with every flag you come across in a post.
>>1743 https://unitedchans.fandom.com/wiki//ref/#Flag_collecting It's an essentially dead art at this point.

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