What are some things you "should" be ashamed of, but you're PROUD of it instead?

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Dreiko:

Yeah but that's not relevant to kodomo no jikan. That series is just a coming of age story so the characters are actual kids and their adult teachers, not made to look younger for some creepy reason. People see the comedic fanservice moments and somehow are hit by fits of short term amnesia that erase all the amazing character building that occurred before and after those moments and it makes no sense.

Uhrm, when people use the term "fanservice", they usually means low-key titillation. I hope that's not the sense in which you're using it here.

Something Amyss:

CoCage:
I own this game:

Didn't know I was a supposed to feel shame over this one. ONechanbara has been a fun series, fanservice trappings aside.

warmachine:
I don't have a Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat or any other social media account besides WhatsApp and YouTube. Because I don't need to be the centre of attention.

I rarely post anything to Facebook, and then it's mostly because it can hurt my employment to not have a Facebook presence. However, the main reason I have a Facebook account is that it's the only way some of my friends and family keep in touch with people. There are other reasons to have social media.

Kyrian007:
I love Hudson Hawk and own a DVD with an extra that is Bruce Willis and his "band" performing The Ballad of Hudson Hawk (aka the Hudson Hawk Theme.)

I understand how terrible it is, and don't care. I love that movie.

How can people come down on you for owning a classic like Hudson Hawk? >.>

You're supposed to have shame if you are GameTrailers (now Easy Allies), Gamespot, and xplay(they no longer exist). A few others too. Ironically, IGN liked the one on the Wii. They never reviewed Z2. But fuck em; even easy allies even though I like them. Which is odd, because they had no problems with Bayonetta. Then again, like I said before, the series gameplay wasn't it strong suit until Z came out. The game play before ranged from mediocre to passable.

PsychedelicDiamond:
I doubt anyone cares but the interview at the brothel went fairly well. They aked me to work there for a shift to see if it's for me. I'll do so on Thursday.

Seems like a nice business, really. The owner is absolutely nothing like you'd expect a pimp to be like. Which, of course, he isn't really anyway.

They do that to lure you in, before you know it you'll be locked in an S&M dungeon, begging for big mamma & daddy's bratwurst.

Xprimentyl:
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I wanted to contribute to this thread, but have no story at hand- just wanted to give you the nod for a great example. Kudos.

You know those big cultural milestones for us Millenials? Yeah, never participated in them. I haven't read Harry Potter, saw the first 3 movies and thought they were okay, didn't see Titanic, never liked boy bands or pop music, don't have social media, don't Tweet or Facetime, never taken a naked photo of myself, I've never been On Fleek(sp?), and I've never subscribed to a single YouTube channel

and this isn't a 'Born in the wrong generation' type stuff, 'cause old stuff is dumb too, it just never appealed to me. I have friends who are like 'How do you keep up with X and Y' and I don't. and I don't miss 'em either

Silentpony:
You know those big cultural milestones for us Millenials? Yeah, never participated in them. I haven't read Harry Potter, saw the first 3 movies and thought they were okay, didn't see Titanic, never liked boy bands or pop music, don't have social media, don't Tweet or Facetime, never taken a naked photo of myself, I've never been On Fleek(sp?), and I've never subscribed to a single YouTube channel

and this isn't a 'Born in the wrong generation' type stuff, 'cause old stuff is dumb too, it just never appealed to me. I have friends who are like 'How do you keep up with X and Y' and I don't. and I don't miss 'em either

I didn't do most of those except Harry Potter. Never saw them in the cinemas. If that counts.

It's almost like Millenial is a BS term that is just a bunch things people dislike and isn't really attributed to an age at all.

OT: I don't think I've ever seen a 'worst movie ever.' For example, Battlefield Earth is a 3/10. It has some... adequate qualities. Seeing it once is fine but never again. Probably should hate it like everyone else but I try not to hyperbolise everything.

trunkage:

Silentpony:
You know those big cultural milestones for us Millenials? Yeah, never participated in them. I haven't read Harry Potter, saw the first 3 movies and thought they were okay, didn't see Titanic, never liked boy bands or pop music, don't have social media, don't Tweet or Facetime, never taken a naked photo of myself, I've never been On Fleek(sp?), and I've never subscribed to a single YouTube channel

and this isn't a 'Born in the wrong generation' type stuff, 'cause old stuff is dumb too, it just never appealed to me. I have friends who are like 'How do you keep up with X and Y' and I don't. and I don't miss 'em either

I didn't do most of those except Harry Potter. Never saw them in the cinemas. If that counts.

It's almost like Millenial is a BS term that is just a bunch things people dislike and isn't really attributed to an age at all.

OT: I don't think I've ever seen a 'worst movie ever.' For example, Battlefield Earth is a 3/10. It has some... adequate qualities. Seeing it once is fine but never again. Probably should hate it like everyone else but I try not to hyperbolise everything.

Actually Millennial refers to someone born mid-late 80s, early 90s, who was at least 10 by 2000, meaning Nostalgic for the 90s era pop culture.

Silentpony:
You know those big cultural milestones for us Millenials? Yeah, never participated in them. I haven't read Harry Potter, saw the first 3 movies and thought they were okay, didn't see Titanic, never liked boy bands or pop music, don't have social media, don't Tweet or Facetime, never taken a naked photo of myself, I've never been On Fleek(sp?), and I've never subscribed to a single YouTube channel

and this isn't a 'Born in the wrong generation' type stuff, 'cause old stuff is dumb too, it just never appealed to me. I have friends who are like 'How do you keep up with X and Y' and I don't. and I don't miss 'em either

You're the flakiest flake that ever flaked, my hat off to you. ❄️🎩👌

the December King:

Xprimentyl:
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I wanted to contribute to this thread, but have no story at hand- just wanted to give you the nod for a great example. Kudos.

Thanks. I'm typically one of the most honest people you'll meet, so when the stars aligned and the heavens took my lie and ran with it, I had to own that shit with a level of pride.

Silvanus:

Dreiko:

Yeah but that's not relevant to kodomo no jikan. That series is just a coming of age story so the characters are actual kids and their adult teachers, not made to look younger for some creepy reason. People see the comedic fanservice moments and somehow are hit by fits of short term amnesia that erase all the amazing character building that occurred before and after those moments and it makes no sense.

Uhrm, when people use the term "fanservice", they usually means low-key titillation. I hope that's not the sense in which you're using it here.

In this series, most of the fanservice is the sort of comedic slapstic with sexual humor I described. Basically, there's the protagonist who is hounded by one of his problem child students who makes inappropriate remarks all the time and teases him due to his inexperience with dating and he strives to help her. It's a lot like one of those movies where the teacher helps the students survive difficult family circumstances but the teachers have just as much growing to do as the students in this case so it's just amazing character development throughout, peppered with some lighter comedic moments.

I don't wanna spoiler this too much cause it's a great read (the anime is alright part way through but they go the alternative ending route because when it was made most of the manga wasn't drawn yet, which misses like 70% of the story) but basically what you have is people taking still shots out of context and refusing to analyze what is happening and just superficially condemn the series using canned meme responses based on just that alone.

trunkage:

It's almost like Millenial is a BS term that is just a bunch things people dislike and isn't really attributed to an age at all.

As far as I can tell, it's basically a shorthand for the older generation to call the younger one lazy and entitled and something something avocado toast and participation trophies.

Also destroying golf and home ownership by buying too many pokemans or something like that(though I'm still unsure why I'm supposed to be sad if Golf dies).

Lying my way out of a family vacation twice, and one of those times was after basically being caught red-handed on the first attempt

Nedoras:

As for my own thing, it's that I really dig "cheesy" powermetal. It's one of those genres that gets a lot of shit for some reason, but I love listening to it and I love playing it.

In similar fashion: There will always be a place on my phone for Metal Gear Rising's soundtrack.
One of the greatest examples of butt rock that has graced vidyagems



MrCalavera:

Nedoras:

As for my own thing, it's that I really dig "cheesy" powermetal. It's one of those genres that gets a lot of shit for some reason, but I love listening to it and I love playing it.

In similar fashion: There will always be a place on my phone for Metal Gear Rising's soundtrack.
One of the greatest examples of butt rock that has graced vidyagems



Oh man I love this stuff, especially Galneryus.

I routinely watch youtube videos, and ENJOY AND APPRECIATE THEIR CONTENT, and do not click 'like'.

Also, I sometimes literally 'laugh out loud' at a post on facebook, yet, DO NOT CLICK THE LAUGHING REACT EMOJI, or even 'like' the post.

I am literally Snake Pliskin the lack of fucks I give.

Kwak:
I routinely watch youtube videos, and ENJOY AND APPRECIATE THEIR CONTENT, and do not click 'like'.

Also, I sometimes literally 'laugh out loud' at a post on facebook, yet, DO NOT CLICK THE LAUGHING REACT EMOJI, or even 'like' the post.

I am literally Snake Pliskin the lack of fucks I give.

LOL! I have never " liked" or commented on a YouTube Video. XD

Lil devils x:

LOL! I have never " liked" or commented on a YouTube Video. XD

Y'know, I can't really talk too much, since I haven't liked or commented that often, but to never have done it?

While I know that writing and video-making isn't necessarily 1:1, feedback tends to be my lifeblood, since if one posts something and doesn't get any response to it...not the best feeling in the world.

Hawki:

Lil devils x:

LOL! I have never " liked" or commented on a YouTube Video. XD

Y'know, I can't really talk too much, since I haven't liked or commented that often, but to never have done it?

While I know that writing and video-making isn't necessarily 1:1, feedback tends to be my lifeblood, since if one posts something and doesn't get any response to it...not the best feeling in the world.

I imagine most YouTubers (career or otherwise) don't expect likes and comments from "every" viewer as much as they'd like it and often outright ASK for it. I think total views is what validates them most, so I don't think many feelings are hurt. I'm not a "YouTuber," but I uploaded couple videos of myself playing songs I arranged on the piano. I uploaded them to share with friends and family, so expected maybe a dozen views; I was quite surprised to find it getting HUNDREDS; felt good.

I have lots of things I should be doing, yet I spent an hour of my life writing a steam-review of a game. A review I fully expect will be buried in more recent ones within a week. And even so, the flow of the review was disjointed and repeating itself since I didn't manage to connect all the things I wanted to say with a through-line.

But I struck out to do something creative, and I did carry the task to completion, and one person ranked the review as helpful, so yeah, I'm a bit proud of it.

Actually, I have liked some videos, if they are obviously small and don't have a lot of watches or likes. I liked this guy.


I can't even remember why I was looking this up, something to do with some bike diy or something. I found the fact he uploaded this, and assumedly was doing a series of similar videos, kind of touching for some reason. Like, good on you kid. It sort of helped, but not really, but I appreciate you bothered to record and upload it anyway.

I also liked this one.


It has 9 likes to 6 dislikes, and I honestly had a hard time finding the basic information contained in it, so thanks obscure racing game lady!

In other thread-topic-related confessions, I wear a sarong around the house in summer. It allows the balls to ventilate.

I'm very selective with my liking, some people seem to do it almost as a courtesy of sorts lol. As for commenting though, I do that a lot since a lot of people ask questions that I know the answers to in videos I watch.

Abomination:

I mean, am I allowed to be proud of my British heritage? Did some horrible things, no question there, but also accomplished some amazing feats and have a cultural history as rich as any other culture.

Irish famine.

Something else a bit more lewd I've started doing. I just buy lube now for my self love needs, I don't try to pretend by buying hand lotion. It felt so stressful and embarrassing the first time doing that in a supermarket, but nobody cares and it's not like kids know what it is they just think you have some shampoo or something.

I'm like proud that I'm brave enough that I can buy this stuff in a public place now. Although I still use the computer machine to pay.

It's so much better except that shit is hard to wash off lol. And why doesn't it come in bigger tubs?

Xprimentyl:
I'm not a "YouTuber," but I uploaded couple videos of myself playing songs I arranged on the piano. I uploaded them to share with friends and family, so expected maybe a dozen views; I was quite surprised to find it getting HUNDREDS; felt good.

Lucky bastard...

Hawki:

Xprimentyl:
I'm not a "YouTuber," but I uploaded couple videos of myself playing songs I arranged on the piano. I uploaded them to share with friends and family, so expected maybe a dozen views; I was quite surprised to find it getting HUNDREDS; felt good.

Lucky bastard...

Did I mention the 0 dislikes? ;)

But in all seriousness, while it was a pleasant surprise, it also weirded me out a skosh. I know how the internet and YouTube work, it was just weird thinking that with all the cat and laughing babies videos out there, a few hundred people found "me" via an [apparent] shared interest in a couple of obscure songs.

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