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Topic: Serious Discussion / Tech Help

Does anyone here know how to undelete photos from an unrooted Nexus 4?

I know this usually doesn’t belong here, but jesus christ I’m panicking, I lost photos of high sentimental value.

inb4 why didnt you sync ( i wasnt hooked up to the internet to sync where I was)

 
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Topic: Serious Discussion / Striking Architectual Similarity Between Egypt, the Canary Islands, and South American Culures

Originally posted by vikaTae:
Originally posted by EPR89:

Do you expect us to do the research all by ourselves?

Given that Yarga always did expect us to do precisely that I would suspect yes.

STAY MAD

And yes, I do.

Originally posted by Redem:

The pyramid structure is the most basic and easiest way to make a tall and large building. You can make the same basic form with just loosely pilled sand. I do not find it at all interesting or surprising that a handful of ancient cultures might happen onto the same basic concept for a culturally important building before they managed to work out advanced building techniques.

Then why have they never been found in Sub-Saharan Africa/Australia?

Pyramids in Asia were only built relatively late to the New World and Egypt.

 
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Topic: Serious Discussion / All non jewish christian religions: Are their followers going to Hell?

Originally posted by Darkscanner:

Quiet, atheists, this question obviously isn’t directed at you.

One of the ten commandments is ‘Do not worship false idles’. Something I recently noticed is, wouldn’t Jesus qualify as a false idle? I mean, he was a great guy, but he never said he was god or anything, just a run of the mil prophet. Yet I hear Christians talking about him as if he was god, all the time. Doesn’t that make them scheduled for a one way trip to Hell?

Maybe you should have actually read through the Bible, regardless of your religion or political views.

Jesus claims to be the son of God in the New Testament.

 
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Topic: Serious Discussion / Gun Issues

Originally posted by JaumeBG:

Hmm, how many shootings have there been in New Zealand, where gun ownership is restricted? Literally 0 this entire millennium.

How many in Sweden? 0 this entire millennium.

Iceland? Finland? Denmark? Australia? Not many, if any.

UK? Germany? France? Italy? About a dozen or so, sometimes less.

America? Oh, a couple of hundred this millennium. Seriously America, it is your time to progress. Do you want progress or people dead? For many right-wingers it seems people dead is the priority here. What a disgust that is.

Finland had shootings. Germany had shootings. I’m only aware of these because I follow news in these countries.

It has gotten harder to get guns in America over the years…..but shootings have increased over the years. School shootings weren’t existent in America prior to 1975 (except one incident in 1902).

What does this imply? Well, if anything, it implies society has changed, something is wrong with society and the way people think.

The harder it is to get a gun, the more restrictive the society. The more restrictive the society, the more strain is put on people.

Before everyone says, “oh but society is so progressive nowadays”, remember, that is a subjective term. Society has become better for minorities. However, take a look at the over-diagnosing of young children and the blame, pressure, and guilt-tripping imposed on children from a young age.

 
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Topic: Serious Discussion / Palestine being recognized as a separate state

erryone getting mad

 
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Topic: Serious Discussion / Striking Architectual Similarity Between Egypt, the Canary Islands, and South American Culures

Originally posted by NeilSenna:

Canary ‘pyramids’ aren’t widely considered to have been pyramids, and other sources place their age much younger than you said, but Egypt/American cultures are enough to go on.

It’s possible, but I don’t consider it likely because I think some kind of proof might have surfaced by now. The architectural similarities are down to the fact that the standard step pyramid is an easy and very obvious shape to use to create a substantial structure without modern materials. I can’t imagine any other shape being easier or more attractive to an ancient people.

Look at sandcastles. Every kid builds them in exactly the same way… wide base, narrowing as it rises. Not because this information has been spread around the world, but because they quickly discover that it’s the only real way to do it.

A. Why didn’t these pop up in Africa or Asia, then? (yes, I know Egypt is geographically in Africa, but the Egyptians weren’t/aren’t African Negroids for the large part) It’s only popped up in Indo-European, mixed Semitic, and South American cultures.

B. The Canary Pyramids aren’t actually from the 1800s and “built by farmers”, that was speculation. There aren’t any actual records of farmers building them. The whole thing was built up by archeologists only digging into the ground that was 200 years old.

Not trying to argue or turn this into the typical SD shitfest, just pointing out what I think.

Originally posted by rwbstripes:

It’s called cultural diffusion, bud.

Ancient cross-Atlantic diffusion, though!

Originally posted by JaumeBG:

Personally, I would call this not too big of a deal. Three cultures constructed triangular buildings used for religious and other purposes? So what, hundreds of cultures have constructed quadrangular buildings used for religious and other purposes.

They weren’t triangular. Also, the Mayan pyramids were discovered to have the same burial chambers as Egyptian pyramids, not too long ago.

 
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Topic: Serious Discussion / Striking Architectual Similarity Between Egypt, the Canary Islands, and South American Culures

The formatting is crap.

 
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Topic: Serious Discussion / Striking Architectual Similarity Between Egypt, the Canary Islands, and South American Culures

The Canary Islands (The Guanche People) Constructed by Berbers who arrived at an unknown time (suspected to be at least 2500 years ago). Had no access to metal due to the geography of the islands. They also had large ships made of reeds and palm trees and happened to be located on an ocean current that leads right to South America. Thor Heyerdahl proved that this journey was possible by undertaking the expedition in a boat made of reeds across the Atlantic (failed once, succeeded the second time). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guanches http://www.bibliotecapleyades.net/esp_guanches_1.htm http://www.philipcoppens.com/nap_art12.html ------------------------------------------------------------------ Egyptian Pyramids First three in the foreground http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/af/All_Gizah_Pyramids.jpg --------------------------------------------------------------------- Mayan Pyramids http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/98/PyramidOfTheMoonTeotihuacan.jpg ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Inca Pyramid (questionable) http://www.lost-civilizations.net/images/inca/pyrperuhuallamarca.jpg ---------------------------------------------------------------------- The South Americans had legends pre-Colombus of bearded men of great stature with light hair and white skin. The Guanche people were recorded by the Spanish as being of tall stature (reaching 6 ft in the 1500s), as well as having a large population of light haired and blonde people. Is it possible that the Guanches carried civilization and architecture to the New World thousands of years ago? Would this explain the difference in technological advancement and society between North and South America (nomads vs agrarians) before Colombus?
 
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Topic: Serious Discussion / Women are so confusing.

Originally posted by UZZBUZZ:

Thanks everyone, I guess all I can do until tonight is wait.

Oh, and she’s Jewish by the way.

What religion do you follow?

By her religion’s law, any children of hers are Jews by the Law of Return. It’s maternal.

 
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Topic: Serious Discussion / If you were in charge of your country.....

Older posters on here will now what I would do.

 
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Topic: Serious Discussion / Palestine being recognized as a separate state

Originally posted by MyTie:
Originally posted by Jantonaitis:

This isn’t 1914. It isn’t even 1939. There will be no world war over palestine. If anything, being recognized as a state doesn’t give them any more power than they had before, except symbolic. Even the ICC entry would be a longshot, and assuming they got into that too? It’s not like Israel hasn’t ignored international law in the past.

I think I prefer being a naive idealist to a paranoiac with an antiquated misunderstanding of how modern international politics works.

Yes, because the allies of Palestine are peaceful modern realists. If Palestine becomes it’s own sovereign nation, with alliances like Iran, Syria, and North Korea, they will be completely understanding, and not use that as a reason to go to war. Those countries are so modern and enlightened.

You call it “paranoid”. I call it realistic. Israel is blockading a part of the land there, that if it becomes a nation with allies, will be an act of war, by definition. Fuck that. I’m not for redefining the actions of our allies to “war” with a small group of people, and their allies across the globe. Yeah, not cool.

Your views on Iran and Syria are completely skewed by the media. I’m not so sure about North Korea, as I have never been there and know very little about it.

Iran is (arguably) the most scientifically progressive nation in the Middle East (competing only maybe with Turkey and Israel), a regional powerhouse, with more religious freedom than the Arab states to the south supported by the U.S and NATO. Iran has, to a degree, more freedom of speech than E.U countries. The main reason Iran is getting crap from the international community is because they nationalized their resources (oil, minerals, water etc.) to prevent them from being ravaged by multinational corporations. Iran also maintains its own central bank that is entirely government owned, preventing foreign entities from buying into their national interests (which happened under previous regimes supported/set up by the Americans, British, Jews, and partially the Russians. Hence, the Iranians kicked out BP during the Revolution of 1979.

Iran doesn’t play by the international game of debt accumulation and banking cartels, THAT is why there is a media vendetta against them, THAT is why there is a threat of war. Their banking system also forbids usury, which is by nature risky (and profitable for international business)

Is it coincidence that the same trouble happened with Libya and Iraq? One of the first things the occupying powers did in Iraq was set up a new central bank under their supervision, while shells were still flying around them.

Syria is an ally of Iran and pursues a similar banking system, no wonder they are getting shit from NATO now.

Also, you call Israel an ally (of America, I would presume). Isn’t that usually a term that refers to a mutually beneficial relationship?

 
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Topic: The Arts / Want to do an AA

Originally posted by Zedzero2:

I didn’t.

well sheeeeeeeeeeeyt

 
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Topic: The Arts / Want to do an AA

Hey, I want to do an AA in Seattle (out of state) and study music (not full time, though).

I play guitar, piano, bass, and violin.

I’m trying to rack together some scholarships to help pay for tuition, how did you guys do it?

 
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Topic: Off-topic / Itt: Latvian jokes

latvia girl “what is”

latvia man “bump”

<.<

>.>

 
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Topic: Serious Discussion / Iran's Earthquakes

Originally posted by squint:

How about instead of (or in addition to) sending direct aid, we consider easing US imposed sanctions? We could resume buying Persian rugs and pistachios, and selling them airplane repair parts.

Their entire transportation industry is either largely self-sufficient or purchases goods from the Russians (for certain heavy machinery).

They’d probably buy airplane repair parts and such if they could from the U.S, but they don’t need it.

 
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Topic: Off-topic / Itt: Latvian jokes

Latvian says " Want free of RUssia"

Russia say “No”

Latvian say “Fugg of you, Russia, Latvia are make SS divisions”

Russia say “no you lose war now”

latvia die

 
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Topic: Off-topic / Residency

Does anyone here know how long one stays a resident of a U.S state after moving away from it?

Say I moved from W.A to C.A and stayed in CA for 1.2 years.

Would I still hypothetically be a WA resident or has this changed?

 

Topic: Serious Discussion / Iran's Earthquakes

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Topic: Off-topic / Rate the song above you. V.2

Originally posted by lepug101:
Originally posted by yarga7:

^4/10

Time for a classic

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1M8vei3L0L8

old meme is old.
also I hate rap and hip-hop.
and reggae.

0/10

Mr. Blue Sky ELO 8-Bit

1/10

That sad feeling when people only think it’s a meme nowadays ;_;

But if you like techno

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gVA5JupR03s

 

Topic: Off-topic / Out of State Community College

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Topic: Off-topic / some questions

Originally posted by Johnyboy29:

Okay, well me and this one girl have been emailing each other all summer. We are friends, but i really like her, what should i say to her to make her like me more?

“I really like the shape of your collar bone”

Then make some advances upon her collar bone. Chicks dig that stuff.

 
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Topic: Off-topic / Rate the song above you. V.2

^4/10

Time for a classic

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1M8vei3L0L8

 

Topic: Off-topic / Out of State Community College

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Topic: Off-topic / Out of State Community College

Originally posted by BlakeDienst:

You are not going to get some good responses in OT to stuff like this, noone around here is serious ever.

But, I have no idea how to help

OH GOD let me hear them