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Girls with Guns

Mad Scientist
I live near a US Army National Guard training base, so we get all kinds of military traffic over my house - a variety of helicopters, big C-130 aircraft (my next door neighbor anime groupie is in the Guard and services the C-130 planes), and we use to see a lot of A-10 Warthogs, Apache helicopters, and the awesomely-cool Sky-Crane helicopters, until they moved them to other nearby bases a bit further away.

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I live near a US Army National Guard training base, so we get all kinds of military traffic over my house - a variety of helicopters, big C-130 aircraft (my next door neighbor anime groupie is in the Guard and services the C-130 planes), and we use to see a lot of A-10 Warthogs, Apache helicopters, and the awesomely-cool Sky-Crane helicopters, until they moved them to other nearby bases a bit further away.

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My goodness, living there would have made my 12 year-old-self so very happy! Just remember playing all sorts of A10 tank killer, F117 stealth bomber and likely also Apache flight sim games back then, when not playing Lucasarts point&click adventure games...aaaah good times.
 

Dai

Stand User
After years of telling myself I would, I finally cancelled my Netflix subscription. I'm obnoxiously pleased with myself about it. Anyone would think I'd quit smoking or something, though there were similarities: both would have been leeching money without giving me much in return. With the latest price hike, Netflix is set to cost almost as much per year as Crunchyroll, Funimation and Hidive combined, and I wasn't using it as much as any one of those.

I'll probably just treat it like Disney+ from now on; subscribe for a month or two per year to catch up, then cancel again.
 

Oldmario

Thousand Master
Not sure if this really counts as news but Otaku.co.uk website got an update in the last day or so. Seem much nicer and has sort by, so just a bit easier to navigate and a nice simple layout.
the grid view layout is pretty nice to have

my only complaint is the new item listing page, i have to scroll down to see the product information whereas on the previous layout it was all in 1 screen atleast for me

edit: don't know if it's just me or a browser/addon issue but did they remove the ability to filter in searches?
 
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Kite

Stand User
After years of telling myself I would, I finally cancelled my Netflix subscription. I'm obnoxiously pleased with myself about it. Anyone would think I'd quit smoking or something, though there were similarities: both would have been leeching money without giving me much in return. With the latest price hike, Netflix is set to cost almost as much per year as Crunchyroll, Funimation and Hidive combined, and I wasn't using it as much as any one of those.

I'll probably just treat it like Disney+ from now on; subscribe for a month or two per year to catch up, then cancel again.
Think that is what I will probably do with those streaming websites. Subscribe for a month or two to watch the programs which look interesting before cancelling.

I'm toying with cancelling Amazon prime for a similar reason, a couple of the programs I was watching have either ended, disappeared or been shifted to include adverts (which doesn't work with my slightly old Smart TV).
 

SkwigglesWorth

Straw Hat Pirate
the grid view layout is pretty nice to have

my only complaint is the new item listing page, i have to scroll down to see the product information whereas on the previous layout it was all in 1 screen atleast for me

edit: don't know if it's just me or a browser/addon issue but did they remove the ability to filter in searches?
There was much less (items) on each page so had to click through each page, maybe 10 per page. Every one gonna have some preference of how it is all veiwed and its pretty common to have lot of items per page with most layout..
But yeah grid for me is fine (over list view), if I wan tmore info I just middle click on said item to open a new tab.

I don't rememeber filter function all that well, I think it was there but never gave me the result I wanted so stopped using it (but maybe I remembering something else)
 

ayase

State Alchemist
Hello. How’s 2022 treating you, AUKN? First off I’d like to apologise to anyone who mentioned/messaged me in the last six months and received no response, I’ve had a bit of a time of it but that’s not really any excuse for ignoring/ghosting which is a habit I really need to break. But I also needed to spend time on myself, and it’s probably a good thing I can return to posting in a sane (as I’ll ever be) and reasonable(ish) manner rather than subjecting you to the miserable, angry thoughts that have occupied my mind recently. But this time it wouldn’t have been in a fun way like it used to be. Anyway, I’m still alive and I hope everyone I like posting with here is too.
 

RadFemHedonist

Death Scythe
Hello. How’s 2022 treating you, AUKN? First off I’d like to apologise to anyone who mentioned/messaged me in the last six months and received no response, I’ve had a bit of a time of it but that’s not really any excuse for ignoring/ghosting which is a habit I really need to break. But I also needed to spend time on myself, and it’s probably a good thing I can return to posting in a sane (as I’ll ever be) and reasonable(ish) manner rather than subjecting you to the miserable, angry thoughts that have occupied my mind recently. But this time it wouldn’t have been in a fun way like it used to be. Anyway, I’m still alive and I hope everyone I like posting with here is too.

I'm so glad you're alright, welcome back! :)
 

D1tchd1gger

Baka Ranger
angry thoughts
I assume this lightened the mood, for a bit:

Thought I'd check the release data. 2nd August!

Also out digitally:
BOOK☆WALKER Global:Yokohama Kaidashi Kikou: Deluxe Edition 1 - Manga - BOOK☆WALKER
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