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The New California Republic
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Civil Rights Lovefest

Postby The New California Republic » Sun Apr 05, 2020 4:49 am

Greed and Death wrote:
Fartsniffage wrote:Let's set a date and time.

Saturday at 3 pm central time (UTC−06:00) April 11th

Yes I'll be free for doing this.
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Postby Greed and Death » Sun Apr 05, 2020 7:02 am

Ok sounds like many are interested. If you don't drink then water is fine. I will post a reminder here going into the next week.
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Postby Celritannia » Sun Apr 05, 2020 7:05 am

Sure, why not.

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Postby Thermodolia » Sun Apr 05, 2020 7:12 am

Greed and Death wrote:
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Let's set a date and time.



Saturday at 3 pm central time (UTC−06:00) April 11th

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Postby The New California Republic » Sun Apr 05, 2020 7:59 am

So that'll be 9pm in the UK, and 10pm for most of the rest of Europe if anybody needs to know (if I've worked that out correctly...)

By the way, central time is UTC-05:00, not UTC -06:00...
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The Irradiated Wasteland of The New California Republic: depicting the expanded NCR, several years after the total victory over Caesar's Legion, and the annexation of New Vegas and its surrounding areas.

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Wave on, wave on
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Postby San Lumen » Sun Apr 05, 2020 8:00 am

The New California Republic wrote:So that'll be 9pm in the UK, and 10pm for most of the rest of Europe if anybody needs to know (if I've worked that out correctly...)

By the way, central time is UTC-05:00, not UTC -06:00...

What would that be East coast of the US time

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Postby The New California Republic » Sun Apr 05, 2020 8:02 am

San Lumen wrote:What would that be East coast of the US time

1pm. Two hours behind.
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The Irradiated Wasteland of The New California Republic: depicting the expanded NCR, several years after the total victory over Caesar's Legion, and the annexation of New Vegas and its surrounding areas.

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Pointing their plastic finger at me
They're hoping soon, my kind will drop and die
But I'm going to wave my freak flag high
Wave on, wave on
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Postby HUElavia » Sun Apr 05, 2020 8:06 am

I'm down to do this, although I'll be drinking some regular juice instead of anything alcoholic.
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Postby Greed and Death » Sun Apr 05, 2020 8:34 am

The New California Republic wrote:So that'll be 9pm in the UK, and 10pm for most of the rest of Europe if anybody needs to know (if I've worked that out correctly...)

By the way, central time is UTC-05:00, not UTC -06:00...



https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Central_Time_Zone

Yep Only because we are in day light savings time I will adjust
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Postby Cekoviu » Sun Apr 05, 2020 8:39 am

I might be interested, unless you require that cameras be on.
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I will. Ill post the zoom info here like 15 minutes before

Probably just make a list of people that are interested and TG them; posting it publicly is a great way to get Zoom bombed.
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Postby Greed and Death » Sun Apr 05, 2020 8:41 am

Cekoviu wrote:I might be interested, unless you require that cameras be on.
Greed and Death wrote: I will. Ill post the zoom info here like 15 minutes before

Probably just make a list of people that are interested and TG them; posting it publicly is a great way to get Zoom bombed.

fair enough
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Postby Thepeopl » Sun Apr 05, 2020 8:53 am

We could all make this....
https://youtu.be/6wJgJcSh4ac

And start the drinking session with the same drink.

On second thought, I'll make a freshly brewed coffee... hot and steamy.
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Postby Greater vakolicci haven » Sun Apr 05, 2020 8:55 am

I'll probably do it audio only, because I have no idea what will be visible through my camera. Will that be okay?
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Postby Rojava Free State » Sun Apr 05, 2020 9:33 am

I'm gonna buy some fireball, or maybe I'll settle for less and get some Mike's Hard Lemonades.
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Postby Greater vakolicci haven » Sun Apr 05, 2020 10:04 am

Rojava Free State wrote:I'm gonna buy some fireball, or maybe I'll settle for less and get some Mike's Hard Lemonades.

I'm just going to be on craft beer, unless I decide it's time for a rusty nail or to open a bottle of wine.
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Postby -Astoria- » Sun Apr 05, 2020 10:08 am

Greed and Death wrote:
Fartsniffage wrote:
Let's set a date and time.



Saturday at 3 pm central time (UTC−06:00) April 11th

So, 9pm my time? I'm not sure about this, but I think I could make it.

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Postby Greed and Death » Sun Apr 05, 2020 4:28 pm

-Astoria- wrote:
Greed and Death wrote:

Saturday at 3 pm central time (UTC−06:00) April 11th

So, 9pm my time? I'm not sure about this, but I think I could make it.


Why not whats the worst that can happen ?
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Postby Cekoviu » Sun Apr 05, 2020 4:58 pm

Greed and Death wrote:
-Astoria- wrote:So, 9pm my time? I'm not sure about this, but I think I could make it.


Why not whats the worst that can happen ?

Somebody grabs camera and voice recordings, cross-references them against existing photos and audio recordings with identifiable information, and doxxes people they don't find politically agreeable?
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Postby Rojava Free State » Sun Apr 05, 2020 4:59 pm

Cekoviu wrote:
Greed and Death wrote:
Why not whats the worst that can happen ?

Somebody grabs camera and voice recordings, cross-references them against existing photos and audio recordings with identifiable information, and doxxes people they don't find politically agreeable?


How would we find out who you are based on appearance alone?

We're not Mossad. We aren't the CIA.
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Postby Cekoviu » Sun Apr 05, 2020 5:02 pm

Rojava Free State wrote:
Cekoviu wrote:Somebody grabs camera and voice recordings, cross-references them against existing photos and audio recordings with identifiable information, and doxxes people they don't find politically agreeable?


How would we find out who you are based on appearance alone?

We're not Mossad. We aren't the CIA.

Yes, worse. We're the internet.
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Postby The New California Republic » Sun Apr 05, 2020 5:03 pm

Cekoviu wrote:
Greed and Death wrote:
Why not whats the worst that can happen ?

Somebody grabs camera and voice recordings, cross-references them against existing photos and audio recordings with identifiable information, and doxxes people they don't find politically agreeable?

Tbh the "what do you look like" thread is likely a risk in that regard anyway, so...
Last edited by Sigmund Freud on Sat Sep 23, 1939 2:23 am, edited 999 times in total.

The Irradiated Wasteland of The New California Republic: depicting the expanded NCR, several years after the total victory over Caesar's Legion, and the annexation of New Vegas and its surrounding areas.

White-collared conservatives flashing down the street
Pointing their plastic finger at me
They're hoping soon, my kind will drop and die
But I'm going to wave my freak flag high
Wave on, wave on
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Postby Cekoviu » Sun Apr 05, 2020 5:04 pm

The New California Republic wrote:
Cekoviu wrote:Somebody grabs camera and voice recordings, cross-references them against existing photos and audio recordings with identifiable information, and doxxes people they don't find politically agreeable?

Tbh the "what do you look like" thread is likely a risk in that regard anyway, so...

Right, which is why I'm shocked that anybody actually feels safe posting their picture there.
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Postby Greed and Death » Sun Apr 05, 2020 5:07 pm

Cekoviu wrote:
The New California Republic wrote:Tbh the "what do you look like" thread is likely a risk in that regard anyway, so...

Right, which is why I'm shocked that anybody actually feels safe posting their picture there.


I always assume everyone takes a more extreme version of their views on here, and honestly the net is the place you can explore your ideas by taking said positions.
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Postby Esternial » Sun Apr 05, 2020 5:10 pm

Cekoviu wrote:
Rojava Free State wrote:
How would we find out who you are based on appearance alone?

We're not Mossad. We aren't the CIA.

Yes, worse. We're the internet.

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Postby Major-Tom » Sun Apr 05, 2020 5:12 pm

Fuck it, I'll show my face and a proper Gin and Tonic.
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