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I propose a [­cs]Comic Sans[­/cs] tag.  E.g.,

would be replaced by something like:
<span style="font-family: 'Comic Sans MS', sans-serif">

I know that this won't necessarily render in a Comics Sans font on all platforms.  But that's okay.  I want this to be a very simple, easy request.
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I dunno why, but here you go

These are like the most trivially easy changes to make in the code.

inb4 comic sans causes a riot on canterlot


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Comic Sans.


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Thank you, Thorax!


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How do you upvote or downvote a post?
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>How do I delete someone else's post?
1. Make a thread.
2. Convince someone else to post in your thread.
3. Delete your thread. Now you've deleted their post too!


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You post a reply and either gush about how much you agree, or simply disparage the poster with defamatory lies and character assassination.

It's OK, there's an exception in the rules if it's "satire" is fair use.


Nah, I want to exclusively delete a post.

This feature is unintuitive. I'd like to request the interface is improved so I can delete other people's post either without logging in or without a password.


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>be me
>load up the front page of Google News
>see an article (about the largest-ever seizure of illegally possessed fentanyl) with an interesting take on the deadliness of fentanyl
>make a thread, posting a link to the article and its first sentence
>get banned for "bait"
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I actually meant the string you chose, not your method.


".  I originally picked it for Discord.  Luckily the 2nd word was short enough that I could generate a tripcode starting with it


wait, I already love you.

This morning, I was just excluded from a new site that's been up just a coupe days because it's frowned on sternly by the new userbase to post with names and I am simply unable to post anon for mental reasons.  I can't even conceive of communication without identifying myself as a unique subject, it's some kind of mental weakness but one jerk went off about how it means I want my "tripfag dick sucked" etc so to avoid disrupting the place I am excluded from there.

I guess what I'm saying is if you're not comfortable posting with a name I'm sorry to push you on it.  I don't know why I impose my view of reality on everyone all the time and it's not right.


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When a post is edited, the edits aren't offered in the thread auto-updates.  Would it be relatively easy to to show a message like "A post has been edited; press F5 to refresh" near the bottom of the page when this happens?  

(Note: I specifically do not want the edits to load automatically.  That would be bad for a variety of reasons.  Ponychan's way is probably the best, but also a lot work to implement.)


I'm thinking of something like:
FROM Posts
WHERE time_last_edited > $time_page_loaded_in_browser AND time_last_edited > time_originally_posted

 No.2930[Reply][Last 50 Posts]

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For about 6 months I was under what was called a "political ban", where I was banned from discussing "political" topics. This ban has since expired, and I am currently operating under the assumption that I am no longer under it's restrictions. However, I have not received any official statement from any of the modstaff on the matter, and I have heard that they are considering reinstating the ban. I am making this thread to officially state my position that I feel it should NOT be reinstated. This thread can also serve as a place to discuss the issue publicly for the sake of transparency.

There were many issues this created for me and I feel that the ban did little good and much harm. For one thing, I was not allowed to defend my viewpoints on certain topics or discuss things as any other poster was allowed. This was alienating and stressful for me on many levels. Not only that, it allowed other posters to harass me by saying I was refusing to defend my position because I could not defend my position, rather than because I was not allowed to. This happened to me on a few occasions and was very hurtful and often felt like baiting. The parameters of the ban and what is and isn't considered “political" were never clearly defined, making it difficult to adhere to from the start. I often got no response or contradictory statements when seeking for this to be more clearly defined.  My second and probably most important point, is that despite all the stresses following it caused me, the political ban did not actually accomplish what it was created to achieve. My understanding is that it was created to lessen the heated arguments that were becoming a problem on the board. But preventing me from defending my position on political topics did not stop this from happening. People still reacted in the same ways and caused big arguments on other topics, such as video games and "SJWs". What is the point of extending a ban that did not achieve what it was created for? There are already rules in place to prevent harassment and derailing, the things this political ban attempted and failed to prevent, making it redundant. But beyond just the issues and stresses the ban caused me personally, banning specific people from discussing specific topic sets a bad precedent on the board. Almost anything can cause a heated debate. Someone's opinion on Star Wars characters could create a heated debate depending on how oPost too long. Click here to view the full text.
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I just finished reading that thread.  

Rose most certainly NEVER told you that you were wrong.  He said he agrees to disagree, which means exactly what it says:  that he disagrees, and doesn't wish to argue.  No one in the history of language has ever misinterpreted this statement as "You are WRONG".

When someone agrees to disagree with you, you do not continue repeatedly telling them that they are wrong, and accusing them of knowing they are wrong by refusing to defend their position.  It means they don't want to argue, so leave them alone.  Yet, you badgered him until he wished to be anywhere else but here, pic related.

Thorax stepped in and explained it to you, and you told him that he is wrong.

I simply cannot understand it.


>Rose most certainly NEVER told you that you were wrong.
Did you mean to reply to someone else?


I edited to fix the links right after posting, must not have updated timely for you.


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I suggest repealing the mandatory minimums and the "three strikes" style ban system. Giving someone a weeks-long or even months-long ban for a small violation isn't really fair and doesn't make sense, even if the offending user had accumulated a few bans for other small offenses. Mods should be free to give small bans (e.g., a few hours or a day or two) for small violations and to give warnings for cases that could be interpreted as a violation but are ambiguous.

(Thank you to Thorax for suggesting that I make this thread in >>2740.)
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To clarify, Fox news has absolutely been posted before without issue.

Don't be a user with an enormous history of political drama, and then make a thread for designed, or with the appearance of design, to create more political drama.

The side you're on, liberal or conservative, is of no consequence.


Since this thread got bumped, the Ban escalation schedule really DOES need clarification and probably amending as well.


Maybe the ban escalation schedule has merit.

I withdraw my request to reconsider this area of the updated site rules.


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I'm guessing you guys have been pretty busy, but it looks like the spoiler text [?] isn't working.

No big rush or anything, just wasn't sure if anyone noticed it yet.


testing.. spoiler


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Editing a post changes dice rolls in the post (e.g., 1d6 = 6).
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I picked it semi-randomly, like I often do.


I'm aware, but it's a complex problem to solve, believe it or not. Assuming people aren't deliberately trying to game it, I could probably hack something together.

Gawd I'm such a bum, I haven't hardly worked on the site in forever.


Could you do something like
    hash_hmac('sha256', "$post_timestamp $post_ip $roll_counter", $secret_dice_seed)

for generating the random numbers, where
is 1 for the first roll in the post, 2 for the second roll in the post, etc.?


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So a word I see being used a lot on the board as of late is "cringe". I feel like the staff needs to keep an eye on this trend.

What makes one person "cringe" may be completely innocuous to another person and vice-versa. So not only is the very idea too nebulous to even define, it serves as a danger to alienate some people. How would it make someone feel to seeing a hobby or activity they enjoy being mocked by other posters as being socially inept and/or embarrassing? Or at the very least deserving of mockery. Even if it is not directed specifically at you, it still does not foster a welcoming or friendly environment. Cringe culture as a whole really serve no other purpose than to mock and shame certain type of person or behavior, and that's not really something the rules should allowed. Perhaps things have not gotten to that level yet, but I feel like it's a potential danger we should acknowledge.
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It was a joke, hon


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ur scary


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i promise she's the least scary of all of us


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I know this is a bit of a longshot but there's a guy that goes by "飛翔 ルーラー !TdLGxo1/9U", is he from here?  I had to kind of guess a bit but he's from a forum called ponyville and this place fits the bill.  He says that he's going through a mod appeal by using other sites and proving he knows how to behave with other folks.

The problem is, he doesn't.  He's being intentionally disruptive to conversations, frequently off topic for no reason, and goes out of his way to be obnoxious: at one point just spamming the thread with "Fuck you" over and over again and linking to old anti-bullying PSA videos instead of contributing to the conversation.  I think he was actually banned yesterday and has been ban evading since then.  

Some highlights for your consideration:

And of course, the absolute pinnacle of good behavior:
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>This argument does not belong on this site.
On the contrary.  Steam Twist contacted Moony personally and he has asked to be allowed back on the site.  The OP is providing evidence relevant to that decision.

>I don't know your rules there
I am not the OP.  I don't post /mlp/.  

>It's not a "prejudice"
Saying "most Americans are evil" or "most blacks are criminals" is certainly prejudice.
>when members of a group are attacking you, it can be easy to perceive it as the entire group.
OK, that might provide an explanation for his prejudice, but it doesn't excuse it.


It's odd how you think you can talk to me freely while calling me a shitstain on another site just a few minutes ago for pointing out that you were correct about something you said.

ironically your point being about behavior on other sites being relevant.

valid points, noted and thanks.


This thread went downhill fast, and posts bringing up the past drama of a specific user on another site do not belong on /canterlot/.



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Whats the maximum .gif size limit?

I found some i really want to use that are like 14meg but wont post (gets timeout error even from good comnection at work) and it looks like i was just able to post a 7 meg one (barely).  Is the limit 10 or something?

Can we increase it a little bit?  Any ideas on maybe a site that might squash them a little for me to get under the size limit? Etc,


Edit:  found a free compressor:

Problem solved.
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Got this from 13meg to 7 meg using compression.  It still takes a while to upload but did the trick!


I think WebM would be a better format for something like that.


Webm's are great but I'm stuck in my ways and I love .gifs.

As I said, I compressed the size range I had trouble with and I'm quite happy now with the existing limits.

And thanks.  Webms really are pretty awesome.


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Unfortunately, as of late, it seems that there's a lot of trouble going around, and, I've always thought this was the type of thing rule 1 existed to fix.
But, it seems rule 1 either doesn't mean what I thought it does, or simply isn't enforced as a rule.

If it's the first, what constitutes a rule 1 violation?
Would calling someone a jerk, saying they're cruel, or insinuating they're being manipulative for the purpose of hurting another be a violation of rule 1?
Would constant hostile accusatory remarks, such as "you're trying to get me in trouble", or "you just want to make me look dumb", not be a violation of rule 1?

If it's the latter, though, I think that needs to change. I'd say Rule 1 is a large part of why this place has been so pleasant. Making people be polite to one another helps to bring about common understanding and build friendships.
Constant shitflinging such as examples above only give scars and disdain towards other users.
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>My critiques are of the actions you've made, not some deeper intention I've no way of getting.
This is a very important point.  



We've read and heard your complaints about Manley's harassment, and have now taken the punitive action we deem appropriate. Thank you for your patience and understanding.



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Woah, one certainly misses quite a bit when they don't regularly visit the other boards.


Instead of filtering a user in general I wonder if there would be a way to hide or filter specific posts like we can now for whole threads.


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How long was my lenient ban again? Lol
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Dint u say it was perma?


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Chrome gave me a permaban, but eventually the mods forgot about my ban.

remember when I came the whole page awhile back?


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Pretty sure that was deliberate forgiveness cuz you're fun to have around when you're not crashing the site or sending people whatever it was that you sent mikie n zeke et al.


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I cannot be the only one who thinks this is a bit too much, right? A friendly reminder would have been fine for Manley. But an official WARNING for a dumb Peter Griffin picture? Don't you think that's a bit excessive?
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> I still feel that crime is continuing without action being taken.
Give us like, just a little tiny bit longer please? Like, 15 minutes or so maybe?

>Frankly, you didn't really need to respond, as Braze already did remarkably well.
Yes, well sometimes a guy has to do what he has to do. You don't like being misrepresented, nor do I.


I think this thread has mostly run its course.  I just have a couple more thoughts.

>Unless you want accusations of being an 'ebil nazi', you're going to have to clarify your position against people like Richard Spencer prior to defending them.
The way to do that here is to criticize his actions and ideology, not him as a person.  It is a fine distinction but an important one.

>And I'd want to vocalize that, lest we get people like Butt accusing us of being "Manley apologists".
A rule-abiding way to do that is to exactly disclaim such implications.  E.g., saying something like "I think the warning on post P is unjust because [reasons].  (For clarification, this thread is concerned *only* with post P.  I express no opinion in this thread about whenever any other of M's posts are ban-worthy.  Discussion of M's other posts is off-topic except insofar as they are relevant to whether post P deserved a warning.)"  This is unfortunately longer, but that sometimes is the price to pay.


That's fair. Sorry I did that, then.


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So currently mods give warnings/bans to extra-bad posts. I just had a thought that maybe extra-good posts could earn a gold star or something.  Now this is a rather half-baked idea of mine, and probaby it is a bad idea for reasons that will become apparent upon closer examination.  But I just wanted to jot it down before I fall asleep and forget it.

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