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Aneristic Illusions / Re: Cain called it. Greece defaults.
« on: Today at 09:50:29 am »
Ah fair enough, sounds like someone shouting the sky is falling so.

I've seen some weird stuff around international companies operating in Greece at the moment. The Greek incorporated branches are subject to the capital control so are running into restrictions on trade and are having to ask the other branches to cover purchasing and large transfers.

This seems to me to be really irresponsible, and jeopardises  jobs in other countries due to these restrictions. Creating problems in companies that might have previously been healthy.

Aneristic Illusions / Re: Cain called it. Greece defaults.
« on: Today at 09:39:51 am »
The greeks have voted no to austerity!

The coolest Finance Minister in the world has resigned!

Polls are proven - again - to be worth less than nothing!

It'll be interesting to see what happens from here on out. The chiding from the press and politicians has already been pretty great. I might hunt out some favourite quotes later on, but it looks like a Greek exit from the Euro - and possibly Europe as an institution - is very likely in the near future.
I saw someone saying that a eurozone exit has to come with a european exit because if they are part of europe and under the european courts, people can bring law suits against them for loss of business by leaving the currency. So the only reasonable thing to do is exit so those courts have no relevance. I could be completely misinterpreting third hand information though.

Aneristic Illusions / Re: Cain called it. Greece defaults.
« on: July 02, 2015, 05:56:29 pm »
It can get worse for them, considering burning their debts is to all their trading partners who surround them.

I think they could be better off on the drachma, but not out of europe.

Literate Chaotic / Re: The World Unseeing Ebook!
« on: July 02, 2015, 05:53:38 pm »
So straight, so square, so greyface, so non discordian, so out of here.

Can't find out how to delete my account, would one of you squares do it for me?

so long.

Jesus Cain, if it's 10 degrees higher where you are how have you not mummified? In Ireland we don't really get summers and certainly not heatwaves, fucking hell this is overpowering.

I wonder if sales of Hagakure are soaring in wake of season 2 of True Detective, much like season one prompted purchases of The King in Yellow?  It was pretty prominently displayed in episode one in Ani Bezzerides' home, alongside a less prominent copy of A Book of Five Rings and some what look like some Fairbairn and Sykes knife-fighting manuals.

Well tough luck poseurs, my samurai killer manuals are well over a decade old. My knifefighting manuals too, though I only keep digitized copies of those nowadays.

Who the hell is Ani Bezzerides?

Character in True Detective.  Likes knives, has a New Age hippie cult leader for a father and, works for the County Sherrif's office and spends most of her time staring into the middle distance while looking mildly perturbed

And her full name is Antigone. 

I swear, if there's even a hint that she's going to get locked up in a mausoleum or something, I'm gonna punch the scriptwriters in the face.

Also, save for the final two minutes of last episode, it's is boring as fuck.

Her life is already the tomb her father made for her.

Aneristic Illusions / Re: Cain called it. Greece defaults.
« on: July 01, 2015, 11:47:25 am »
The Russians have been making the same offer to Greece as they have been for the last few decades: A military base on the mainland and a radar station in Crete.

Both of these contravene several conventions Greece a part of, but at this point I don't think Greece would care, if not take an active glee from.

Aneristic Illusions / Re: Cain called it. Greece defaults.
« on: July 01, 2015, 06:45:49 am »
The military is still really popular in Greece so that could easily happen, could even happen without a coup. We rang my relatives yesterday and they aren't too concerned. They are a bit out of it in Crete and have farms to be self sustaining, they cant afford to keep their cars running but they're not going to starve.

They are worried about Athens though, and when the rioting starts the police are going to be right along side people in a looting free-for-all.

Or Kill Me / Re: Luka Magnotta : Everything is A Dream
« on: June 29, 2015, 09:48:01 pm »
I guess he wants to be romanced, maybe the guys in the 25 to life wing have a fear of commitment?

Or Kill Me / Re: Luka Magnotta : Everything is A Dream
« on: June 29, 2015, 09:44:08 pm »

In the news again today, So he's set up a prison dating profile.

Bring and Brag / Re: Hey, long time no seek
« on: June 28, 2015, 08:46:27 pm »
I have no idea who you are, but this sounds like it'll be fun.


Cains stalker.

Literate Chaotic / Re: Comic Reviews and discussions
« on: June 25, 2015, 08:36:12 pm »
Hate of Mike aldred seems crazy, his style is so energetic and fun. But what you're saying rings true, they want the comics to look like the movies, it looks polished, but it can become a bit too standardised because of that, some of the character is lost.

I read the start of his arc with "Everything dies" and it did something really cool with marvels illuminati who had before hand been just a plot device, they are then thrown into an unpleasant complex moral problem.

At this point I will say I am not an event fan, I've always found them sensational with little lasting change or dramatic impact and that they just derail existing not only one existing title, but several to push a sales up for a period.

So I read infinity expecting the same thing to happen and was pleasantly surprised: The main narrative not only continued to develop but didn't seem to have been pushed out or changed to accommodate this. It has its big-fights but it also has some great sci-fi.

Now it probably pulled other peoples titles in and did exactly what I said about derailing them, but I wasn't reading those titles so it didn't bother me.

Bring and Brag / Re: WEIRDOVERSE
« on: June 25, 2015, 05:40:31 pm »
Thats gorgeous.

Its been lapped up by the nutrition sites alright.

Literate Chaotic / Re: The World Unseeing Ebook!
« on: June 23, 2015, 10:06:17 am »
Tammy, My name is Michael.

Let me make it clear that no one has asked you to give away your book for free.

All we asked was you interact with the community a bit before pushing your book, we appreciate you for posting it, but when you are promoting something that's for sale no one here is going to buy it unless you at least make an effort to introduce yourself.

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