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2023.05.29 16:27 DigRegular101 Knew I was dreaming but still didn't become lucid

I had a dream where I was in a moving train going mach 1, and had to get out for some reason. My dream-self wanted to jump out because it KNEW I was dreaming so I could easily make it, painlessly. Yet I still didn't become lucid. I've already asked before if it's normal to make absolutely 0 progress, but I'll ask again I've been doing SAT (Spontaneous Awareness Technique) coupled with 2 reality checks 10-20 times throughout the day for several months now, but nothing has resulted from that. My dream recall is average, I can remember 1 dream per night, sometimes none (I always write them down). Are there any other techniques I could use to better my chances?
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2023.05.29 16:27 jmphere1 Too early projections 2024

Oscar season has already begun!!!!
Some potential nominees have been released or are streaming.
According to Variety Magazine, the following movies are a frontrunner in at least one category:
A Little Prayer Across the Spiderverse Asteroid City Barbie Civil War Cocaine Bear Dumb Money Dune: Part 2 Elemental Fast X Flint Strong Freud's Last Session Going to Mars: The Nikki Giovanni Project How Do You Live? Killers of the Flower Moon Little Richard: I Am Everything Maestro Magazine Dreams Nyad Oppenheimer Past Lives Rebel Moon Saltburn Spellbound Still: A Michael J Fox Movie The Actor The Book of Clarence The Color Purple The Eternal Memory The Holdovers The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes The Little Mermaid The Marvels The Piano Lesson The Super Mario Bros Movie Trolls Band Together Untitled Diane Warren Documentary Project Wish Yellow Door: Looking for Director Bong's Unreleased Short Film
And here are the ones that are their picks for possibles nominations in at least one category:
20 Days in Mariupol A Haunting in Venice Chevalier Chicken Run: Dawn of the Nugget Escape from Hat Fair Play Ferrari Guardians of the Galaxy 3 Iron Claw John Wick Chapter 4 Kraven the Hunter Mission: Impossible - Dead Reckoning Part 1 Napoleon Next Goal Wins Nimona Pain Hustlers Poor Things Priscilla Ruby Gillman: Teenage Kraken Rustin Stamped from the Beginning Strangers Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem The Deepest Breath The Disappearance of Shere Hite The Killer The Nickel Boys The Supremes at Earl's All You Can Eat The Zone of Interest Trans Los Angeles Untitled UEFA Euro 2020 final documentary
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2023.05.29 16:27 lost_panties Research participants needed! Study on Experiences of self-harm in autistic women (UK, age 25+)

CW: mentions of self-harm
Hello, I am part of a group conducting a study for our Psychology Masters at the University of Edinburgh. The study aims to explore experiences of self-harm and service provision amongst adult autistic women in recovery. I am an autistic person and I have helped design the aims and methods of this study. I am helping to monitor the safety standards of this study, however, there are (not to my knowledge) any autistics / NDs on the external monitoring team. Only myself and my research team will be involved in analysis. We have been offered assistance with debrief space by the Scottish Women's Autistic Network (SWAN). There is no compensation for this study. Our supervisor has previously worked in / published autism research. (Here is a link to her previous publications https://www.ed.ac.uk/profile/dr-ewelina-rydzewska ).
This study has received ethical approval by the University of Edinburgh and is supervised by Dr Ewelina Rydzewska ( [[email protected]](mailto:[email protected]) ).
We would appreciate your participation in this study if you meet the following criteria:
Cisgender woman
Clinical or self-diagnosed autism without a learning disability
Over 25 years old
History of self-harm within the past 10 years
No engagement in self-harm for at least the last 12 months
Have ever accessed or attempted to access services for self-harm in the UK
Participation will involve a strictly confidential interview of up to 90 minutes with questions relating to your experience of self-harm and service provision from your perspective as an autistic woman. This can be in person or online, depending on your preference. Participants can withdraw their consent up to 14 days after the interview.
If you are interested or have any questions, please get in touch with us by email: [[email protected]](mailto:[email protected])
Full briefing, participant information, and consent documents will be provided over email upon statement of interest, but here is a brief description of what participation entails.
Participant information and consent:
You are not required to participate in this study.
You will be asked a number of questions regarding your experiences of self-harm, your interactions and communication with services and your opinion on how much these services met your needs. The interview will take place at a time that is convenient to you and you can choose whether you’d prefer to speak over Teams or in person. Please let us know of any adjustments we can make that you might find helpful. Ideally, we would like to audio record your responses (and will require your consent for this), so the location should be in a quiet area. You will also complete a short demographic questionnaire about age, gender, ethnicity, occupation and current post environment (e.g., community, inpatient, etc.).
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2023.05.29 16:26 matmano 16-year-old #Hindu CHILD stabbed over 20 times then battered with boulder by MUSLIMS IN A GROUP [ NOT ONE MUSLIM CHOOSE TO NOT BEAT THE GIRL ] every mod of r/india is child rapist and must be killed

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2023.05.29 16:26 DeepValuedLurker UA POV: Canadian Military Instructors Salute Ukrainian Troops Returning Home to Defend their Homeland.

UA POV: Canadian Military Instructors Salute Ukrainian Troops Returning Home to Defend their Homeland. submitted by DeepValuedLurker to UkraineRussiaReport [link] [comments]

2023.05.29 16:26 T12J7M6 Levan Saginashvili's new video contains dangerous misinformation on SARMs!

So regarding SARMs like
Levan Saginashvili's friend, Giorgi Kikonishvili, said that:
For example, when a sportsman is taking anabolic steroids, there are slight changes in his/her tests. On the other hand, when you are taking these SARMs, I have never seen changes in lipid profile, or any complication with the liver, or in the blood. This is such an innovation that has a very good effect and no downsides.
Source: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AL_LKzpkSMw&ab_channel=LevanSaginashvili Time: 20:40
This claim is outrageously false. If you don't believe me then just do your own research. For starters you can watch these videos:

Here is also what Wikipedia says about some of these substances:
Regarding Andarine (S4), Wikipedia says that:
Andarine is an orally active partial agonist of the androgen receptor (AR). In intact male rats, 0.5 mg andarine daily was shown to reduce prostate weight to 79.4%, and non-significantly increased levator ani muscle weight. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andarine
Regarding S-23, Wikipedia says that:
S-23 is an investigational selective androgen receptor modulator (SARM) developed by GTX, Inc as a potential male hormonal contraceptive. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/S-23_(drug))
Regarding Cardarine (GW501516), Wikipedia says that:
By 2007, GW501516 had completed two phase II clinical studies and other studies relating to obesity, diabetes, dyslipidemia and cardiovascular disease, but GSK abandoned further development of the drug in 2007 for reasons which were not disclosed at the time. It later emerged that the drug was discontinued because animal testing showed that the drug caused cancer to develop rapidly in several organs, at dosages of 3 mg/kg/day in both mice and rats. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GW501516
Regarding Radarine, Wikipedia says that:
In early 2020 a single case report of drug-induced liver injury following use of RAD 140 was published. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RAD140

I feel like putting out a video like this is super irresponsible since we aren't just grossly misrepresenting the safety profile of SARMs, but also skipping all together subjects like
  1. How one should train optimally for strength, especially regarding arm wrestling. Like info on strength training protocols and stuff like that.
  2. How one should optimize strength development and other key aspects of arm wrestling training regarding nutrition.
  3. What supplements that are approved for human use and sold in local fitness stores should one take. Like stuff like creatine and beta-alanine, etc.

Seems like Levan is in the process of starting some kind of EliteAthlete (Tony Huge) type of SARMs business, which for sure would be highly lucrative, but due to his audience contained so many young people, seems highly immoral.
Well, this was my opinion on the matter, you tell me yours. Sheers.
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2023.05.29 16:25 taj14 Attention devs that are working on Base and City Building games

Hello there!
I'm part of the Homeseek game crew and we are interested in creating a weekly city and base builder event on Twitter. We want to create something similar to the #TurnBasedThursday Twitter events, where different turn-based games share their games and updates, but for the building genre.
We've set up a Discord server where all of us can keep in touch and coordinate. If you are interested, join us here: https://discord.gg/T5C3nUEVwz
And any questions, just ask away.
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2023.05.29 16:25 RonWannaBeAScientist Panavision lenses

I was just curious , since I’m always curious where things are made in the market . It seemed to me that other than RED there is no much industry of manufacturing in the US of gear . I’m btw not implying anything about quality , just curious. But Panavision is technically a US company, do they make the lenses in the US or is it some cooperation with another company ? It seems to me all the lenses market for premium products is Germany and Japan with Angenieux and Cooke as exceptions
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2023.05.29 16:25 _ProjectEuler_ Playing on Steam - what's the best way at this point to get Cat Call?

I have everyone at Level 20, with Catwoman at Level 30. About 1.8 million credits and I've opened all my boxes. No Cat Call yet.
What is the best way at this point to get it?
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2023.05.29 16:25 KBragg87 [USA-OH] [H] White Oled Switch The Witcher 3 Last of Us II Special Edition [W] Paypal

I am looking to sell this switch today. In excellent condition with a screen protector installed right out of the box. I am also looking for a steam deck and have more to offer for that if Interested (can check my previous swap post).
Switch Game
PS4 Games
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2023.05.29 16:25 shelrayray Update on Narc MIL who I told off…

See my previous post on this sub “Finally reached my breaking point…” for background story.
Since the incident that happened in February where my MIL was caught on camera neglecting and verbally abusing our 3 yo son we have fully gone NC with her.
I had our second son in April and she’s pissed that she doesn’t know the sex or name of our son.
She is in the gift giving phase of her narc abuse. Trying to make up for her behaviors and get us back into her life. She sent our son a bday present, sent me flowers (the day after Mother’s Day bc it was an afterthought- I could see when they were ordered…), and tried to have us come to her house to pick up “gifts” that she had bought us before we went NC.
We’ve ignored all her attempts, minus one time when she reached out to me to “apologize” (all her communication has been to my husband bc she thinks he’s weaker than I am) and I lost my cool and sent her this:
“I do not accept your apology. Actions speak louder than words. We gave you a chance to prove you had changed and grown emotionally from when you neglected and abused (Husband) as a child and you proved to us you still cannot be trusted.
My responsibility as a parent is to protect my children from anything or anyone that may harm them-be it intentional or not. In the grand scheme of the issues/abuse you and your children have encountered in your lives what you did may seem minor but I assure you it was not. It is a pattern of behavior you continue to engage in and we will not allow it to affect our children.
The behavioral differences and growth we’ve seen in (son) since you have stopped watching him are proof that you were not giving him what he needed. Not having your negative energy in our home has lifted a huge weight off our shoulders. I only wish we had walked away from dealing with you sooner.
If it hurts you to know that yet another of your children has ceased contact with you maybe you should start by reflecting inward. (Husband) being the ”only family you have left” is a direct consequence of your words and actions. It’s not (husbands) or my responsibility to heal your inner wounds. We are not your punching bag and we are not responsible for parenting you. You made your bed and now you can lie in it.
We would have loved to give (son) the chance to have a grandmother’s love in his life. Sadly you are completely incapable of providing that due to your own willful ignorance and refusal to grow as a person. I don’t care if you have contact with (husband), he is an adult and capable of making his own decisions. But we have discussed as parents that we do not want you to have contact with our children for their safety and mental wellbeing.
From here on out I do not want any further contact with you. Do not message me, call me, come on our property or approach us in public.
And for the record, your son, despite you, not because of you is the furthest thing from a coward. He’s the parent he never had growing up and I’ll be damned if I allow someone to speak to him they way you have. He deserves so much better than you.”
Got no response to that, then a “happy Mother’s Day” text like I hadn’t just eviscerated her with my words.
Yesterday was her bday and just 10 minutes ago my husband gets this text from her:
“Once again I'm so sorry but whatever I did wrong it's so heartbreaking. For the 1st time since you've been born But you didn't wish me Happy Birthday. I'm so sorry? Once again I hope someday you will forgive me and let me back in your life”
Have you ever seen such a textbook narcissistic message?! 😂 “it was my birthday and you ignored me because I was abusive and it’s not fair! Poor me!”
Gtfo loser…die mad.
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2023.05.29 16:25 Cultural-Hyena-9594 Forgot about my coworker at a company lunch.

I feel like I fumbled my chances of becoming friends with her.
There's this girl I really enjoy talking to at work that is on a different floor from where I am normally. We always smile at each other and make small talk when we meet but other than that we don't talk much.
There's not a lot of people on her floor and most are much older than us so she's doesn't know most people from the workplace.
A couple days ago she asked me if I was going to the company lunch. I answered that yes I was, and she was happy and said that it would be great to be with someone she knew.
Well I was very happy to hear that but for some reason my brain decided to not store that information and I completely forgot about it.
Yesterday, when we all got to the restaurant, between how many people we were (70+), and the chaos it was between greetings and small talk I just wasn't thinking where to sit. I took a random seat near people I knew and started chatting. As more people joined the event, I noticed she arrived and sat in the same table as me, but too far away to speak. We shared a few glances and then I remembered what she had said. I was too embarrassed and shy to say anything and at that point moving places was out of the question, so at the end we didn't even interact.
The people I sat with ended up being pretty shitty and she didn't seem to be enjoying it much either. She left earlier than most too.
I won't see her until next week and I honestly can't bring myself to think about what to say or how to act around her. I'm so embarrassed at myself.
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2023.05.29 16:25 TheWolfFromNether Burning to ashes

Burning to ashes
"My daughter, if you can hear me, I knew you would return as well. It's in your nature to protect the innocent. I'm sorry that on that day, the day you were shut out and left to die, no one was there to lift you up into their arms the way you lifted others into yours, and then, what became of you. I should have known you wouldn't be content to disappear, not my daughter. I couldn't save you then, so let me save you now. It's time to rest - for you, and for those you have carried in your arms. This ends for all of us. End communication. "
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2023.05.29 16:24 Tiger2345678 [easy gold]Some easy gold, works better for those with alts

Hi, been watch some posts on 'wanna have some easy gold', previously there were some very good content creaters that works on those like TheLazyGoldmaker, goldqueen, penguin, etc. Some maybe shifted focus, some changed to making 'gold' in real life etc, it's kinda dry on this bit of information, here gonna share my 2 cents on some easy gold methods

Event Frequency Duration Location Profit Drop Rate Levels Profession
Alchemical Flavor Pocket Weekly 2 mins The Azure Span(13,48) 40-60k 0.02 60+ N/A
Obsidian Cobraskin Daily 3 mins Zaralek Cavern(44,47) 10-15k 0.2 60+ Skinning
Azureweave/Chronocloth Weekly 5 mins N/A 5-10k N/A 60+ Tailoring
Dracothyst Weekly 1 mins N/A 8-12k N/A 60+ Alchemy
Loamm Niffen Weekly Weekly 15 mins Researchers Under Fire 1.5k N/A 70 N/A
Dragonriding World Quests bi-Weekly 2 mins N/A 0.5k each N/A 60+ N/A
Shadowflame Essence Weekly 15mins Fyrakk Assaults 8-15k 0.01 70 N/A
First 5 Raid boss for recipes Weekly 1-2 Hours N/A 50-200K N/A 70 Tailoring/BS/Alchemy
Artisan's Mettle Weekly 1 min N/A 10-15k each 3 crafts per week 60+ Alchemy/Enchanting/LW/BS
Crafting Crest with Resourceful tool N/A 1 min - 100 hours N/A 5k 0.1 60+ Enchanting
4X4 farm N/A N/A N/A 20-30k per hour N/A 70 Tailoring
Boost leveling N/A N/A N/A 100k per hour N/A 70 N/A
Crafting intermediate goods/Drump/Regants N/A N/A N/A 10%-20% N/A 60+ BS/LW+Kul Tiran
have fun and good luck hunting.
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2023.05.29 16:24 RobertSKeene [The Primeval Apocalypse] - Chapter Seventy-One (collaboration with u/hydrael)

[The Primeval Apocalypse] - Chapter Seventy-One (collaboration with u/hydrael)

The Primeval Apocalypse by Alex Raizman and Robert Keene
Start here (Prologue) Previous
Author's note:
Some days I just sit here and stare at the Author's Note section, unsure of what to write. I've already been editing for the past few hours, and so my brain is shot. Caffeine, please work harder.
It had only been a handful of days since Noaich and I had hit the Mandrill town, but a surprising amount of the damage done had been repaired. Most of the buildings towards the edges of town had been fixed up or rebuilt.
There were still a few damaged or flattened buildings farther in, though many had been crudely patched with cloth curtains. My senses easily detected which ones had been abandoned during repairs, and which ones were still intact enough to house their occupants, even if the damage was still present from some monster blasting through the walls.
This late into the afternoon, many of the Mandrills were in their homes, but there was a group still working in the middle of town. Of all the damage I’d done, no building had been so obliterated as the stable. And with everyone’s living arrangements sorted, it was the most important building to get back up and secure. The pen outside of it would only contain what few drug-addled mounts and livestock they had left for so long. About eight or nine Mandrills were working feverishly to get the building back up before nightfall.
I tried not to freak out when I saw the alpha near at hand, ferrying cut lumber from the crafters to the work site. Despite the above-it-all behavior he’d shown last time, he wasn’t so proud as to neglect helping, even if the task that was needed was just a strong back to haul materials. It was almost respectable behavior for a leader, if it wasn’t terrifying to think that he was going to be at the center of this fight once it began.
I conveyed all that to Rachel from our final staging spot just outside the ring of farms around the town. She looked at the others and pointed at two members in particular.
“Peter, Yara,” she said, pointing to the mage and the woman with the iron-banded club, “get ready.”
The two split off, Peter moving with the scout Emma to the left side of the group—where her stealth aura could still cover the raid crew, but where the pair of them could duck away quickly when combat broke out. Yara moved to the back, giving Liz a protective pat on the back to try and calm the anxious archer.
At the same time, Rachel moved to the front. The rest of the group formed around her the same way they had when we were making our approach on the cerebtyrannus.
“In position,” Rachel said.
With a firm gesture, the group headed straight for the town.
The cover of Emma’s cloak couldn’t hold forever. But like my Hide In Plain Sight ability, it got us pretty far. We swarmed past the front line of guards stationed around the town by approaching in a blind spot, and got halfway to the stable before encountering a guard patrol. There were only three Mandrills, and so when one of them managed to check against someone’s stealth and win, they didn’t try and fight.
Instead, they howled in alarm, their voices shrill and panicked.
“Now!” Rachel snapped. “Move!”
Peter and Emma broke off from the group. The mage was a bit clumsy, but Emma caught his first stumble and turned it into a springing sprint, getting the pair of them clear of us before putting her cloak back up over the pair of them. Everyone else charged forward as one, though Yara and Liz fell back, trailing behind even Big Sam who still covered the rear.
We burst out into the clearing around the stable. The workers were already scrambling to get away. I could sense every guard in town converging on the stables now, moving in response to the increasingly noisy hoots of alarm. The only fighting force ready and waiting to oppose us were a half-dozen anxious guards, with the Alpha approaching from behind their shaky line.
“We can take him,” Rachel said quietly. I could tell that she was hungry for the win. She might never have another chance to engage with the alpha as cleanly as she could right now. And even now he wasn’t such an imposing figure. Clearly the oldest Mandrill in the camp, with a slight limp to his gait, and unarmed, too.
“It’s not part of the plan,” I said quickly. “We have to stick together.”
“If we get spread out, it’s all for nothing,” she said, pressing her lips together in a tight line, remembering my warning back in town. “And getting baited to run forward is spreading us out.”
“Until we see The Big One, the plan is everything,” I confirmed.
“Together, then,” Rachel ordered, and the group advanced at a more measured pace than the breakneck charge she no doubt wanted.
The Mandrill line seemed about to break before our numbers, but the alpha stepped up beside them. His presence visibly bolstered their resolve. And as the remaining guards grew closer, they seemed more willing to fight. I could even sense this town’s queen approaching from the west, leading a large enough group of guards to be a threat to us.
Rachel adjusted her position to meet the alpha head-on. Right before the fight began she let loose with her two shout buffs, and then added a third yipping war cry that instead applied a debuff to the Mandrills, slightly shaking their confidence. I wasn’t sure what the effect was, but there wasn’t time to stop and ask.
The frontline of Rachel’s fighters smashed into the Mandrills. As soon as they did, I instructed Noaich to Howl, spreading the buff to the whole party.
I wanted to pop Enrage as well, but I held myself back. If this fight was going to drag on, we were going to need to stagger our buffs. One overwhelming blow wasn’t going to be what won this battle.
Not yet, anyway.
With the stacked buffs, our frontline put the Mandrill line on the back foot immediately. The two shield-bearing tanks at the front were near-indomitable, their boosted dodge, block, and parry skills keeping them ahead of the Mandrill’s attacks. The attacks from those behind them were fast and furious as well, defeating their defenses thanks to Rachel’s shout, and dishing out tremendous damage thanks to Noaich’s Howl. The Mandrill line almost crumbled.
But it held.
Because the alpha held.
Rachel’s giant cleaver swept in with tremendous speed, the increased skill making the weapon blur even to my heightened senses. For a brief instant, it looked like she was going to cleave the alpha in half at the waist before he even knew he was in a fight.
But his bare hands came up with speed that was outright blinding. One moment his hands were at his sides, and the next, one palm was planted on the side of Rachel’s blade, guiding it up and around his body. The other hand reached out and smashed into the center of her chest, the impact loudly rattling her armor and sending her staggering back.
As the alpha held his position, he snarled and I could see the wounds on the other Mandrills closing as fast as our fighters could open them. The pain of being struck again and again was a blow to their morale, but physically, they stayed upright. They held, stopping our advance.
I stepped up into the breach when Rachel fell back. I felt a magical force bolster me as one of the mages in our backline focused his efforts on me, giving me a buff to my DEX and AGI stats. Combined with Rachel’s buffs, it let me send my weapons flying in a fearsome web of blades.
The unarmed alpha’s hands moved just as fast as mine. He swatted away my blades as fast as I could swing them, but unlike Rachel, I had two blades, and it occupied both of his hands. He couldn’t just swat me away with a spare moment, not unless he wanted to take a deep cut in exchange. He had to hold the line.
“Come on,” I said, grinning in his face. “You’ve gotta be able to do better than this, can’t you?”
The alpha was shocked at my ability to communicate.
That momentary hesitation was all the opening I needed to cut across his forearm with the blade of my new axe, leaving a deep and bloody cut. My foe recovered quickly, slapping my next attack away, but that one strike was all I needed. My attack speed was increased by the blow, and so my next attack was much faster.
I left a smaller cut across his palm when he tried to block me again. And then another cut on his shoulder.
“You send a team to hit us when you’re not prepared for a team to hit you?” I admonished, grinning all the wider. “Seems irresponsible. A failure of leadership, I’d say.”
I gained a step of ground. The elder Mandrill took a step back under the fury of my assault and the insults I flung at his face, and when he fell back, the line beside him started to panic. Even as he was healing their wounds, his own were weakening him. If things didn’t change I was going to take him out with a thousand cuts.
The alpha took a desperate gamble to try and turn the fight, planting one foot firmly and rearing back to kick me away without dropping his guard.
He didn’t even realize the opening he was handing me.
Noaich surged forward, slipping under my wide stance to clamp his jaws down on the alpha’s planted back leg.
“Have a nice trip,” I remarked, offering a mock salute.
I jumped back to let Noaich hurl himself into a roll. Against every Mandrill we’d come against so far, the attack was a guaranteed kill. I assumed it would take my companion out of the fight for a while to be busy blending the alpha until liquefied, but I had no reason to expect what happened next.
The alpha did get slammed into the ground on his face with bone-crushing force. But as he flipped, rotating around Noaich’s center of gravity, his hands and free leg caught himself on the next spin. His muscles tensed, and in a brief show of force, he turned Noaich’s momentum against himself, kicking up and over himself.
My companion lost his grip on the alpha’s leg and was sent flying through the air, slamming noisily through the wooden wall of a nearby building.
As the alpha returned to his feet, his earlier limp was a little more pronounced. And along with all the damage I’d added to him, he was looking a little rough. Even though he’d shaken off Noaich’s attack, there was still an opening and I surged forward. As long as I had my attack speed boost from my new axe I could—
Rachel grabbed my shoulder and yanked, pulling me off-balance. I couldn’t catch myself and slammed into her. I was about to protest when the purpose of her interruption became crystal clear.
A huge lump of fur, muscle, and claw slammed into the ground between me and the alpha like a meteor. If not for Rachel’s interference, I would have been flattened.
There was a deep growl of rage at being denied its target.
The Big One.
The beast raised its head and glared at me with its strangely human-like eyes, baring its big square teeth at me in a mad rictus. It was an uncomfortable reminder of what had happened to me the last time I’d been unable to keep those teeth from chomping down on me.
I didn’t have time to think. I had to move.
The monster lunged, mouth open and slavering for another bite of me.
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2023.05.29 16:24 synaptjacket Exciting Directions in Mass Spectrometry Careers: Share Your Journey!

Hey, mass spec enthusiasts! I need your help and expertise. As someone with a PhD in mass spectrometry, I've primarily focused on academia and pharmaceuticals throughout my training. But now, I'm eager to explore other thrilling career opportunities within this field.
If you've pursued alternative paths beyond academia and pharma, I'd love to hear about your experiences and the exciting directions your mass spectrometry training has taken you. Whether you've ventured into entrepreneurship, forensic analysis, environmental sciences, or any other captivating domain, your insights can be invaluable.
If you have a moment, I'd appreciate your input on the following questions:
  1. What career paths have you pursued with your mass spectrometry training, apart from academia and pharma?
  2. Which industries or sectors have you found particularly exciting or fulfilling?
  3. How has your mass spec background contributed to your new career ventures?
  4. Were there any challenges or opportunities you encountered while transitioning into these alternative paths?
  5. Any advice for those exploring different career options within the mass spectrometry field?
I'm thrilled to learn from your personal stories and gain wisdom from this vibrant community. Let's inspire each other and discover the countless exciting directions that await us in the realm of mass spectrometry!
Thank you all for sharing your experiences and insights. I can't wait to hear about your remarkable journeys!
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2023.05.29 16:24 goldenbrushes Everything is just so unfair

I have a useless father that doesn’t give a damn about his kids. He makes the most money in our house yet we rarely ever get financial support for school. We have to BEG our dad to pay school fees on time or else we’re forced to drop out. And what’s worse is that it’s becoming very difficult for us to get financial aid for school since our dad makes roughly over 100,000$ annually, but yet my siblings and I are still struggling to pay for school.
Life is so unfair and fuck the system.
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2023.05.29 16:24 ElephantMamba327 Amateur Scouting?

In ‘24, I’ve noticed that 20+ players show up with 80 potential per draft class, which blatantly isn’t true. And for the record, I have very high scouting acc on every player with a highly favor tools scout, so I’m not entirely sure what else I can do to fix it. Or do I just put up with taking chances on certain players that are certain to never reach their listed potential, as it might be in real life?
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2023.05.29 16:24 Psych0191 Phase locked loop behaviour under grid fault conditions

Hello everyone,
I an writing about phase locked loop behaviour under grid fault conditions as title suggests. It is an academic paper, that I need to complete as a project for a subject I am attending. Paper should be focused on how to avoid mulfunctioning of PLL under fault conditions, such as unbalanced grid voltage and high harmonic distortion.
I need help in getting free sources and literature, since only things I am finding are DSRF PLL and DSOGI PLL. All other sources I can find are either Bout FLL altenratives(but I cant use those since they are not PLLs obviously), or MAF based, but I want to avoid maf since it was a part of the lecture.
I would be gratefull if anyone can help me find more free sources, since I am not able to pay dozens of dollars.
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2023.05.29 16:23 plic_ploc_plic_ploc [sqlite3] will need to store ~100 million user ID references

Hi, I'm working on a project that will involve storing various user details on disk.
Consider 100k users (with email address, user ID, name, group memberships) and up to 100 million document references (file ID, owner [user ID], status). I'll have up to 20 threads (or possibly just ~10) running in parallel with a total of up to 150~200 rows accessed and modified per second on average (I'm planning on using a concurrent.futures.ThreadPoolExecutor for this.
I want a local storage that can be modified manually, so sqlite3 seems like a decent choice.
This project is a one-off and I won't need the portability that sqlalchemy offers. Should I go for python's sqlite3 lib and follow good practices for sqlite3 perf using python, or is there a good reason to use sqlalchemy, or something else, for this?
Thank you.
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