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  • DaM 19 Mar 2014 19:41:49 14,120 posts
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    superdelphinus wrote:
    This thread is like the people who stand around the edge of parties telling everyone how shit it is
    :)

    I commented on a friend's weird post last ("How do I dispose of a dead body?"), and she messaged me apologising, saying I had to post one of a number of "comical" status updates. I had to write back to her, asking just how fucking old was she.

    Miserable bastard and proud of it.
  • sport 19 Mar 2014 20:01:35 13,040 posts
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    Floyd, you look stunning!
  • senso-ji 20 Mar 2014 10:56:11 6,446 posts
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    http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/comment/the-no-makeup-selfie-craze-is-just-narcissism-masked-as-charity-9202929.html
  • iancognito 20 Mar 2014 12:23:57 2,350 posts
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    If it results in more people donating money and examining themselves then it's a good thing. I wonder people will think they do things for charity because of liking pages, posting no makeup selfies, etc. rather than donating time or money, but the various TV charity events still seem to do well so people must still be reasonably generous.

    I don't understand how selfies became such a big thing anyway. I can see why people might want a photo of themselves near a landmark or on holiday, but why do people want to take so many selfies at home?
  • CosmicFuzz 20 Mar 2014 12:27:11 28,519 posts
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    He posts pictures of him fucking her cunt on instagram? Nice.
  • magicpanda 20 Mar 2014 12:27:54 13,809 posts
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    it raised a million in 24 hours.
  • Load_2.0 20 Mar 2014 12:34:14 20,820 posts
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    Haha I am old too, I actually am getting to the point where I don't "get" things.

    Soon I will be explaining to my grandchildren that I like playing GTA 8 on the TV with a controller rather than being in the Holochamber.
  • CosmicFuzz 20 Mar 2014 12:44:48 28,519 posts
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    Steve_Perry wrote:
    CosmicFuzz wrote:
    He posts pictures of him fucking her cunt on instagram? Nice.
    Only if they can find the correct poncy filter for the occasion.

    I don't understand the popularity of instagram. The phone I had 10 years ago could put a vintage filter on photos. Why is it a thing?

    /is old
    It's the sharing aspect. People can take a picture, make it look all arty and shit, and then share it with folk. And they can see their friends pictures. And celebs pictures. It's all about the connection, baby.
  • CosmicFuzz 20 Mar 2014 12:44:48 28,519 posts
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    Steve_Perry wrote:
    CosmicFuzz wrote:
    He posts pictures of him fucking her cunt on instagram? Nice.
    Only if they can find the correct poncy filter for the occasion.

    I don't understand the popularity of instagram. The phone I had 10 years ago could put a vintage filter on photos. Why is it a thing?

    /is old
    It's the sharing aspect. People can take a picture, make it look all arty and shit, and then share it with folk. And they can see their friends pictures. And celebs pictures. It's all about the connection, baby.
  • iancognito 20 Mar 2014 13:09:58 2,350 posts
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    Is there an Instagram filter called Vomit that everyone uses on their dinner, because most of the time it looks crap? I like the idea of sharing and connection if people have seen something interesting.

    I had a social media friend who was into everything. She blogged, used instagram, had a Facebook like page(!), Youtube, had twitter. She was a nice enough person, then one day she found religion and swore off the evils of social media saying how vain all the users of it were.

    She once tweeted a picture of her broken false nail.

    Edited by iancognito at 13:10:46 20-03-2014
  • Physically_Insane 20 Mar 2014 13:12:19 10,243 posts
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    senso-ji wrote:
    http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/comment/the-no-makeup-selfie-craze-is-just-narcissism-masked-as-charity-9202929.html
    I think it's a great idea. Yes, you'll get flocks of girls only doing it out of vanity, but as long as they're actually donating money too, I'm cool with that.
  • Deleted user 20 March 2014 13:16:18
    iancognito wrote:
    ... one day she found religion and swore off the evils of social media saying how vain all the users of it were.
    Well, if the evangelicals are preaching that social media is evil then it might be time for me to sign up to Facebook again. Obviously, no-marks posting pictures of broken fingernails is the height of narcissism and vanity, whilst preaching to people, channelling the 'word of the Lord', and making judgements about how people choose to live their lives is not in the slightest bit narcissistic :/
  • Physically_Insane 20 Mar 2014 13:19:25 10,243 posts
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    smoggo wrote:
    Physically_Insane wrote:
    senso-ji wrote:
    http://www.independent.co.uk/voices/comment/the-no-makeup-selfie-craze-is-just-narcissism-masked-as-charity-9202929.html
    I think it's a great idea. Yes, you'll get flocks of girls only doing it out of vanity, but as long as they're actually donating money too, I'm cool with that.
    Vanity? These whores look awful without makeup.
    Maybe all of your friends are ugly?
  • Deleted user 20 March 2014 13:24:04
    It's the food ones that get me.

    'HEY LOOK I MADE STEAK'

    'annnnnnd I still don't give a shit!'
  • iancognito 20 Mar 2014 13:27:52 2,350 posts
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    There was a distinct religious nut cliche about swapping from being a big social media lover to passing judgement on anyone who used it. The best thing was that she announced it to the world in her blog.
  • iancognito 20 Mar 2014 13:40:26 2,350 posts
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    I think she's now deleted it. Maybe someone commented "Thanks for telling us we're all vain and seek attention in your latest blog entry". If someone did say that, it wasn't me.

    If you use forums, you're used to being criticised and trolled, so you try to make points you think are helpful, funny, interesting, relevant, etc. With Facebook it's acceptable to do none of those things.
  • beastmaster 20 Mar 2014 13:45:52 12,869 posts
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    Got to admit, the fit ones still look fit without make up.

    I was going to post this for myself as a selfie without make up, but I think I'd get hammered for it.



    The resemblance is...
  • craigy Staff 20 Mar 2014 13:46:14 8,090 posts
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    A friend of mine posted a picture of his ballsack to Facebook this morning, saying he did it to raise awareness for testicular cancer. A good counter-balance, I think.
  • whatfruit 20 Mar 2014 13:52:00 1,958 posts
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    @craigy did he make sure he hadn't put any make up on?
  • mrpon 20 Mar 2014 13:59:23 30,428 posts
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    Bit harsh on your wife there.
  • CosmicFuzz 20 Mar 2014 14:01:36 28,519 posts
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    I don't really understand where the trend has come from, nor what it has to do with cancer, but it has raised over 1 million in 24 hours. So plenty of people are donating, and clearly those who wouldn't have before.
  • spindle9988 20 Mar 2014 14:12:10 3,856 posts
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    It has raised loads of money. Most people on my page have linked how they donated as well so good on them.
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