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by Absent
Sat Mar 05, 2016 5:21 am
Forum: Spurious Generalities
Topic: Thoughts on gun control?
Replies: 2
Views: 4659

Re: Thoughts on gun control?

^ I agree with that. Also, I don't think it's physically possible to "round up all the guns" in the United States and it'll only become more difficult into the future. The courts would literally overflow if even a small percentage of people didn't give them up peacefully. There are arguments that sm...
by Absent
Sun Feb 28, 2016 3:13 am
Forum: Gear
Topic: Project: Overclock
Replies: 16
Views: 10923

Re: Project: Overclock

For what it's worth, I mix 375mg of Oxiracetam and 375mg of aniracetam + 400mg of CDP Choline, and I've had noticeable benefits in the classroom. Helps me focus while sleep deprived. Adding caffeine really brings out the effect even more, too, because it reduces fatigue and tiredness. Big difference...
by Absent
Thu Jan 14, 2016 6:51 pm
Forum: The Art of Night Ops
Topic: *Underground* Websites
Replies: 20
Views: 14337

Re: *Underground* Websites

I'm willing to bet there's a few subreddits hidden out there for this sort of thing. A lot of stuff seems to be getting centralized onto large websites, which to me is not a good thing. I know of several darkweb "underground" websites, although I guess most folks here would be able to get to them if...
by Absent
Thu Jan 14, 2016 6:47 pm
Forum: Greetings
Topic: Hiya I am new
Replies: 4
Views: 5361

Re: Hiya I am new

Welcome aboard. Software engineer? Nice. I'm almost finished a CS degree.
by Absent
Mon Dec 28, 2015 9:02 am
Forum: The Art of Night Ops
Topic: Moonlight ops
Replies: 13
Views: 8748

Re: Moonlight ops

Pretty much every time I feel like I'm in an open spot and likely to be seen, if I don't move and I'm in appropriate attire, people don't see me. It never ceases to amaze me. I'm pretty risk adverse these days (way more than I used to be anyway), but back when I took a lot of risks I would find myse...
by Absent
Mon Dec 28, 2015 8:57 am
Forum: The Art of Night Ops
Topic: Dodging shit...
Replies: 2
Views: 3345

Re: Dodging shit...

Probably sticking closer to peripherals of fields might help. I have yet to run into this issue outside of fenced in fields I know animals are in lol.
by Absent
Mon Dec 28, 2015 8:54 am
Forum: The Art of Night Ops
Topic: Day Ops? tips?
Replies: 5
Views: 5082

Re: Day Ops? tips?

I've probably done significantly more "day ops" than actual night ops. Camo and woods are useful. Most people disagree with me on here about this, but I generally will wear normal clothing when possible during any Op where I'm likely to be seen by the general public. Like tactical clothes, but nothi...
by Absent
Mon Dec 28, 2015 8:48 am
Forum: Gear
Topic: Project: Overclock
Replies: 16
Views: 10923

Re: Project: Overclock

I experimented with a number of nootropics for a while. Pretty much most stuff people said could help cognition. I was not diligent enough to get anything resembling scientific results. I ended up concluding that, even if some of them did improve cognition (which I couldn't find any studies to back ...
by Absent
Tue Dec 15, 2015 9:01 pm
Forum: Spurious Generalities
Topic: Urban Climbing
Replies: 5
Views: 7385

Re: Urban Climbing

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n2aj5j4Hm4U


^^ That's the type of shit I would never even come close to doing.


Fuck that.
by Absent
Tue Dec 15, 2015 6:01 pm
Forum: Spurious Generalities
Topic: Urban Climbing
Replies: 5
Views: 7385

Urban Climbing

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gLDYtH1RH-U https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=71MAFmlZzi0 That... almost looks like fun. It'd scare the shit out of me, but I'm pretty sure I would be able to make myself go most of the way up. I'm sure everyone here has seen these sorts of videos, but they're still pre...
by Absent
Sat Nov 14, 2015 4:41 am
Forum: Spurious Generalities
Topic: College and "higher" education
Replies: 4
Views: 5673

Re: College and "higher" education

It's probably a bit more useful for technical fields than softer sciences in terms of actual learning, but I'm a senior in computer science at a decent state institution and know better programmers who haven't stepped foot in any academic institutions past high school. Granted computer science isn't...
by Absent
Sat Oct 31, 2015 1:36 am
Forum: Spurious Generalities
Topic: Callling all lurkers
Replies: 2
Views: 3826

Re: Callling all lurkers

I'd be more active but I'm at a point in my life where I'm incredibly busy with things.


Oh well I guess. Things will slow down.
by Absent
Tue Oct 13, 2015 3:13 am
Forum: Gear
Topic: Project: Euryphaessa - Biological Night Vision
Replies: 20
Views: 13794

Re: Project: Euryphaessa - Biological Night Vision

I wonder if this is similar to the stuff they put in your eye at the eye doctor which dilates the pupil.
That stuff has a similar effect, iirc. Sensitive to light.
by Absent
Mon Sep 28, 2015 1:54 am
Forum: Spurious Generalities
Topic: SOME ONE POST SOMETHING!!!!!
Replies: 13
Views: 10673

Re: SOME ONE POST SOMETHING!!!!!

Paul Erdos was the most prolific mathematician of the 20th century. He was massively influential in the mathematical world, particularly in discrete problems and particularly so in combinatorics, graph theory, number theory, classical analysis, approximation theory, set theory, and probability theor...
by Absent
Sat Sep 12, 2015 3:30 am
Forum: Spurious Generalities
Topic: What got you into night ops, anyway?
Replies: 13
Views: 10551

Re: What got you into night ops, anyway?

Me and my buddy used to go out and do shit out of necessity too. I found an archived 4chan thread about night ops in r9k iirc, and that's the first time I found this place. Helped boost our motivation for this kind of stuff. I can relate to the existential search for meaning. I've tried everything f...
by Absent
Tue Aug 25, 2015 4:24 am
Forum: The Art of Night Ops
Topic: Telephone booth
Replies: 5
Views: 4823

Re: Telephone booth

I've done both, but I prefer the latter. Kind of easier to get away with and it's less of a hassle. Unless you're in an environment where the gear is necessary, I'd say just wear hybrid clothes if possible. I mostly prefer it because I do ops in urban areas, and I basically just plan for the possibi...
by Absent
Wed Jul 22, 2015 6:59 pm
Forum: Spurious Generalities
Topic: On the missing Night Ops VIII thread.
Replies: 4
Views: 4972

Re: On the missing Night Ops VIII thread.

To be honest, it seems likely that whoever created the next thread messed up their roman numerals and the thread really didn't exist after all. I don't really know, though, I wasn't around.
by Absent
Wed Jul 22, 2015 6:38 am
Forum: Spurious Generalities
Topic: On the missing Night Ops VIII thread.
Replies: 4
Views: 4972

On the missing Night Ops VIII thread.

So, I've been scouring the internet looking for this damn missing totse thread, as per the history page: http://nightops.net/history.php I found an archive of the totse forums, but it's missing a lot of stuff. It's the most complete set of community forum posts I can find, however. I've compressed i...
by Absent
Wed Jul 22, 2015 2:35 am
Forum: Spurious Generalities
Topic: The night guild! :D
Replies: 4
Views: 4310

Re: The night guild! :D

It feels weird that I joined here in 2011... Doesn't feel like it's been that long at all.
by Absent
Tue Jul 21, 2015 1:33 am
Forum: Gear
Topic: Footwear
Replies: 15
Views: 15899

Re: Footwear

I alternate between boots and regular black sneakers... Depends on where I'm planning to go. Well-fitting boots can work well, but as stated there are more than a few kinds of boots... It's a big category with lots of differences. They make quite a few tactical boots that Special Operations / combat...
by Absent
Sun Jul 05, 2015 4:14 am
Forum: Spurious Generalities
Topic: America.
Replies: 9
Views: 8394

Re: America.

hahaha


I love blowing shit up.
by Absent
Fri Jul 03, 2015 4:08 pm
Forum: Suggestion Box
Topic: hexchat IRC guide for night-ops IRC
Replies: 3
Views: 8852

Re: hexchat IRC guide for night-ops IRC

The IRC server is still fine, I'm in it now with hexchat, but the kiwi irc web-chat on port 7777 appears to be down. So yeah, not just you same problem here.
by Absent
Fri Jul 03, 2015 4:06 am
Forum: Suggestion Box
Topic: hexchat IRC guide for night-ops IRC
Replies: 3
Views: 8852

hexchat IRC guide for night-ops IRC

Not really sure if everyone knows this, but there is a nonet IRC channel. I'm basically in there all the time with secant and vonunov, although there's not enough people to carry on much conversation. Someone requested a guide before, so I wrote one up. Here it is, pictures and all: http://blog.dark...
by Absent
Sat May 23, 2015 3:44 am
Forum: Greetings
Topic: hello
Replies: 5
Views: 6480

Re: hello

Yep.

Summer is here for me and I'm still very busy. I'm gonna have to get on some of these challenges soon to shake off my rust.
by Absent
Thu Apr 30, 2015 5:46 am
Forum: Greetings
Topic: hello
Replies: 5
Views: 6480

Re: hello

Hi, hopefully you stick around and what not. Welcome.
by Absent
Wed Apr 01, 2015 4:16 am
Forum: Suggestion Box
Topic: Time to Consider Recruiting Options
Replies: 72
Views: 92645

Re: Time to Consider Recruiting Options

I'll get a lot more work done when the semester is over next month, till then...
by Absent
Sun Mar 22, 2015 3:01 am
Forum: The Art of Night Ops
Topic: Overcoming "Veteran's Paranoia"
Replies: 10
Views: 8113

Re: Overcoming "Veteran's Paranoia"

Technology getting better and better makes it worse, too. Cameras and statistical analysis and what not... I'm always worried some day they'll make connections with databases and bits and pieces of information that I somehow left behind. It's probably just paranoia but still.
by Absent
Sun Mar 22, 2015 2:52 am
Forum: Gear
Topic: Any interest in a powerful GPS/Google Map combo for <100USD?
Replies: 17
Views: 10954

Re: Any interest in a powerful GPS/Google Map combo for <100

Pretty much what everyone else is saying, that would be awesome.
by Absent
Thu Feb 12, 2015 12:14 pm
Forum: Suggestion Box
Topic: Time to Consider Recruiting Options
Replies: 72
Views: 92645

Re: Time to Consider Recruiting Options

Bump. Ok, I made a brief outline page on the wiki, and I'd appreciate some help editing it, if anyone here is interested. I remember someone on here mention steal this wiki a few years ago before the owner shut it down and got arrested for trying to build a bomb like an idiot lol. Anyway, like I sai...
by Absent
Thu Feb 12, 2015 1:59 am
Forum: Suggestion Box
Topic: Different Chat Perhaps?
Replies: 24
Views: 27597

Re: Different Chat Perhaps?

I'll write up a tutorial over the weekend for both linux and windows. I think there's only two ways to get user auth from the forums to the IRC. One would be to copy the user database from phpbb3 and automatically generate IRC users with the database crypted passwords as the pw for each user. Then w...
by Absent
Sun Feb 08, 2015 3:58 am
Forum: Suggestion Box
Topic: Different Chat Perhaps?
Replies: 24
Views: 27597

Re: Different Chat Perhaps?

http://wiki.mibbit.com/index.php/PhpBB_integration With mibbit, you can integrate IRC with phpbb3 and it'll use forum names as nick names. That might be something to play with if you have some spare time. I'm not sure if that's authentication or just pulling in the name from the page though... You'd...
by Absent
Sun Feb 08, 2015 2:29 am
Forum: Suggestion Box
Topic: Time to Consider Recruiting Options
Replies: 72
Views: 92645

Re: Time to Consider Recruiting Options

I'm gonna go ahead and spread it around on darknedgy.net again, see if I can't get a few of those guys to join up. Also, has anyone here ever heard of "steal this wiki" before? We're reviving it, so it'd be really cool if some of us on here could write up a page (or a few pages) for the wiki. I thin...
by Absent
Wed Jan 21, 2015 4:14 am
Forum: Greetings
Topic: Classified.
Replies: 8
Views: 7761

Re: Classified.

Hah, I think we're all looking forward to it then. I can't even remember the first time I read your book, but
it was a while ago. Back in early high school, maybe. How time flies.
by Absent
Mon Jan 19, 2015 7:40 am
Forum: Spurious Generalities
Topic: Did you know?
Replies: 7
Views: 6665

Re: Did you know?

Oh great, looks like a bunch of people flagged http://anonym.to/


Anonym.to is a redirect anonymity which allows sites to hide the website that was linking to the landing website.


It's *probably* not infected, but who knows.
by Absent
Thu Jan 01, 2015 1:20 am
Forum: Suggestion Box
Topic: Different Chat Perhaps?
Replies: 24
Views: 27597

Re: Different Chat Perhaps?

K I have my thing set up to autojoin so I'll probably be in there most of the time.
by Absent
Sat Dec 06, 2014 2:55 am
Forum: Spurious Generalities
Topic: Who is ISIS?
Replies: 3
Views: 3817

Re: Who is ISIS?

The IS isn't even a real threat. All they do is fill power-pockets where there is no entrenched and serious opposition. Essentially, the Iraqi "Army" that fled didn't give a shit about the area they were protecting. The area had historically belonged to the same sect as the IS folks, so when the IS ...
by Absent
Sat Dec 06, 2014 2:43 am
Forum: Spurious Generalities
Topic: Did you know?
Replies: 7
Views: 6665

Re: Did you know?

Image
by Absent
Sat Dec 06, 2014 1:57 am
Forum: Suggestion Box
Topic: Different Chat Perhaps?
Replies: 24
Views: 27597

Re: Different Chat Perhaps?

Personally I'm always on IRC, and it's easy to set up little script for a client that just automatically starts and connects to various channels and networks, as opposed to having to go to a specific link and check a browser tab and keep that open. Some people will prefer not to have to download any...
by Absent
Sat Dec 06, 2014 1:43 am
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Spamming Via PM
Replies: 2
Views: 7547

Re: Spamming Via PM

Heh, just got an email about a PM from EugeneHow with some iphone spam.
I guess I'm doomed to just disappear from this site and sporadically pop in.
Oh well.
by Absent
Sun Dec 15, 2013 5:16 am
Forum: Spurious Generalities
Topic: Moving NONET to a VPS
Replies: 32
Views: 18039

Re: Moving NONET to a VPS

Yeah, hosting at home is sort of like a last resort. My ISP blocks ports and shit, which I've found a way around but meh. Still a bit of a hassle. Being able to personally oversee encryption is nice though :) Anyway, I don't remember where I came up with that figure lol. If it's too expensive than I...
by Absent
Wed Dec 04, 2013 5:05 pm
Forum: The Art of Night Ops
Topic: Well-lit urban areas.
Replies: 12
Views: 8696

Re: Well-lit urban areas.

I think there's a thread addressing police dogs somewhere, which might be of some use. They're a pretty difficult obstacle to deal with, but if you're far enough away from the road, I doubt someone would just start following their dog off into some random area or something. If the dog has a leash th...
by Absent
Mon Dec 02, 2013 1:37 am
Forum: The Art of Night Ops
Topic: Night Ops: 1st Homework Assignment
Replies: 34
Views: 26448

Re: Night Ops: 1st Homework Assignment

I've been reminding myself every time I go into a new place to take mental notes and plan, and given that I'm already prone to assessing other people, the transition wasn't very hard. I think I'll move on to the next one and keep at this, although it seems like I'm adjusting to the new ways of asses...
by Absent
Thu Nov 28, 2013 9:45 pm
Forum: The Art of Night Ops
Topic: A discussion on the being steatlhy versus inconspicous.
Replies: 10
Views: 8199

Re: A discussion on the being steatlhy versus inconspicous.

I've been on a few ops where full stealth gear was simply inadvisable. If you're operating in an urban area, there's a very high chance SOMEONE is going to see you, and if you're in full urban camouflage and you have to get into an inhabited building to explore some part of it, e.g. you have to pass...
by Absent
Thu Nov 28, 2013 9:15 pm
Forum: Spurious Generalities
Topic: Moving NONET to a VPS
Replies: 32
Views: 18039

Re: Moving NONET to a VPS

PRQ.se is by far the best option as far as security is concerned. Way too expensive though. The next best thing imo is http://www.bahnhof.net/ They don't comply with any external country requests, subpoena's or warrants. They don't comply with Swedish requests, either. They do comply with Swedish su...
by Absent
Thu Nov 28, 2013 5:43 am
Forum: The Art of Night Ops
Topic: Night Ops: 1st Homework Assignment
Replies: 34
Views: 26448

Re: Night Ops: 1st Homework Assignment

At work (I work in a public place) I'm always watching people. Always ready. Not sure what for, but it's been a habit of mine. I also always sit against a wall if I can. I try not to let people get behind me if I can help it. These are decent habits to have, especially if you have enemies or anythin...
by Absent
Thu Nov 28, 2013 5:26 am
Forum: Suggestion Box
Topic: "View active topics" button.
Replies: 3
Views: 9510

Re: "View active topics" button.

This still seems to be broken, if you have any time to check into it.
by Absent
Thu Nov 28, 2013 5:24 am
Forum: The Art of Night Ops
Topic: Night Ops: Final Homework Assignment
Replies: 7
Views: 12603

Re: Night Ops: Final Homework Assignment

Since I've been AWOL after my short introduction a few years ago, I guess I'll get back into the swing of things by going through all of these. I never stopped going on ops, although lately I have to admit I have fallen off and stopped. A mix of things changed and it's really cut down on my outings....
by Absent
Tue Jan 24, 2012 9:01 am
Forum: Suggestion Box
Topic: Time to Consider Recruiting Options
Replies: 72
Views: 92645

Re: Time to Consider Recruiting Options

Firstly, I've been messing about with creating, redesigning, and basically operating websites for quite some time now. I'd be willing to help out if you'd like. I'm decent enough at CSS/html and that sort of thing. Php is a bit of a weak point for me, but I manage well enough if I have to. Also, to ...
by Absent
Thu Jan 19, 2012 9:05 pm
Forum: Suggestion Box
Topic: Time to Consider Recruiting Options
Replies: 72
Views: 92645

Re: Time to Consider Recruiting Options

Actually, I think that's a good idea. Check this thread out: http://4chanarchive.org/brchive/dspl_thread.php5?thread_id=9586702&x=f I read that a while back and I'm pretty sure that's the first time I ever heard the term "night ops"... That's from 4chan's /r9k/ board. Unfortunately I'm banned from 4...