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You need examples of what is ok, what is ok with permission, and what is not ok.  I don't believe for a second that anyone is asking for permission on the things that they post.

>making a thread requires an image, so here's an image
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Oops, that post was meant for this thread: >>1868


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Do i need permission to sell party canon to both sides itt?

And a bridge, i got one of those to sell too.


>>1912  That would be ideal.


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So ... Ive been trying to post pictures taken with the front camera on my Galaxy S8 to start a thread and I keep getting this error.

sorry for adding to your workload honey


That's a lot of tabs


Mine has 72 tabs open right now and it's a low-end LG.

It's how I know I'm alive.


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Long links break mobile


Lol, everything breaks mobile. But I'll see what I can do (eventually).


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So I have been wondering about this for a while, and I would like to get everyone's opinion and feedback on it.

Are the rules generally the same on /rp/ as on the rest of the site? That might seem a bit obvious, that, yes they are, but when it comes to creative projects and especially writing, I feel like that might get pushed into the grey area.

Things might come up in writing that isn't often seen in just general posting, or using images in our posts.

Say, for instance, I have a very dark and grimy world setting. Am I allowed to push it a bit when going into detail about characters deaths?

Back on old ponychan, we could go into some details, but it was generally frowned upon to describe fully, a brutal murder and all the details that came with that. And to add to this, sex scenes where supposed to be taken off the site.

But ponyville feels more pg-13 than ponychan did, so concerning these topics, I would like your guys feedback.

Will /rp/ have any different rules than the rest of the site? Should it even be allowed, just because of creativity? Or could that then be taken advantage of and used in arguments/debates in the other boards?
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i've been watching our /rp/ board, and am glad to see that it has a small, but devoted userbase.

i can see the concerns, and would like to ask our /rp/ ponies: what do you want to see?

Would you like an independent set of rules, based on our all-purpose rules, that maybe allow for some creative exceptions?

It is my opinion that when we get specifically into the realm of roleplaying, there should be far more creative freedom from the rules. Though, what that means, i am not sure yet!

What do you think? i will see if we cannot make things a bit more free for /rp/.


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>I mean do you feel like you are gonna get into trouble for something you have or will be posting soon?

Well actually yes...kinda.. i mean, not in 'trouble' persay, so much as probably a verbal warning to tone it down.

No, I think what I wanted to know mostly was if and how ponyville.us was going to be different from ponychan, or other similar sites for that matter.

It wasn't just the recent talk of rules over on /pony/, I've actually been thinking about if for a while but haven't had the need to bring it up to anyone, since I haven't been roleplaying.

I do like dark rps and good bloody fun, but I was apprehensive about having those sorts of things here.

But if everyone feels that isn't a big deal, and doesn't think it will affect the other boards in a negative way, then yea, I can agree with you and say just leave it as is.
I think I like what Crit was saying in that it is good as it is, and if something comes up later, then maybe we can make a tag system then.
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Well I've gotten pretty graphic on this site too with some of my RP's



So all in all you will most definitely be fine. I never had any trouble. Also good luck with your RP, I'll be sure to join it when it goes up if I have the time (Which I probably will.)




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I think the April fools joke is leaking into /pony/?:fluf2:
I have Dutch banners under the regular one.
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It's funny how hard we can try to make everyone happy and no amount of effort can make that actually a reality! Mod chat was a really depressed place tonight, lol


Yeah it's pretty much impossible, hope you don't let it get too much to you all... You're doing fine jobs.


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it is our job to make everyone as happy as we can. c: maybe, it is impossible to make everyone 100% happy, but i believe it is our duty to try.

so, we mustn't grumble. there is always room to improve.


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You all messed with Pinkie PIe
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Are gonna get the party cannon if we do?


Oh wait, I just realized this was on canterlot.

Op, you might want to move it to /pony/


Moved to >>>/pony/829793.


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This other anon's thread >>>/pony/827659 was locked.  I understand one reason for locking it (it sure seems like political shitposting to me), but I would like clarification on a point.  A stated reason for locking the thread is "Normalizing Nazi iconography isn't acceptable".  But I see nowhere in the existing or newly proposed rules any indication that the 'normalization' of the iconography of certain political ideologies is verboten per se.  Is all casual use of symbols exclusively associated with any violent extremist groups (such as Nazis, ISIS, and Antifa) forbidden?  What about symbols of violent street gangs?  It seems like this should be its own rule, if it is to be enforced as such by the mod team.
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it also wouldn't be a hate crime, unless you intended to send a message to a minority or something, in which case if a similar thread was made here it would be taken down for the same "slur" reason, as per the current rules.


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Hmm, I still don't see how a picture of a noose can be considered a "slur".  It (the picture of the noose) is not a word, and furthermore it's more of a threat than an insult or disparagement.


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Yeah a swastika (when used in reference to Nazis rather than as a symbol of peace- that is, not tilted sideways slightly-) isn't a slur.

It's more or less an implied threat, I guess. That would be the closest you could really get to it.

But slur is simply incorrect. Slurs are verbal, they are words. Slurs are not symbols. Unless you're talking music. Then slurs are a musical symbol. But that's not the same.


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This is the thread for continuing discussion on the PACT Act, visible in /arch/ here.


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For voting, in addition to "yes"/"no" option, I suggest an option "agree in principle but disagree with the wording".

For example, I would vote against "Rule 6. Do not bait or goad another user into engaging in rule-breaking content. In the event of such an occurrence, both the baiting user and baited user shall be found in violation of this rule...." because the text of rule can be interpreted as mandating punishment of a completely innocent party.  E.g., if someone baits Manley by saying "Manley is a ${insert_insult_here}", the literal text of rule can be interpreted as requiring that Manley be punished, even if he successfully ignores the bait and doesn't even respond to the thread at all.  Now, of course, I think by "occurrence" you mean "[the baited user] engaging in rule-breaking content" instead of "bait[ing] or goad[ing] another user", but that is ambiguous.


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I'll continue to just say that I am in support of the new rules.

I think right now the wording will just have to be cleared and clarified, but I am a fan of the changes, that is all.


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Having this as a section on the front page  of the site has always struck me as a combination of unsettling, bizarre, out of place, and maybe unnecessary.

I dunno. Is suicide such a frequent topic among members that the front page needs to mention it? And even if so, should it be mentioned on the front page? Does calling attention to suicides on the front page of a place called "Ponyville" make much sense? Does it do anything positive to have its own section?

I mean, if suicidal ideology was brought up in a thread, it would make sense to direct them to help within the context of that thread, of course. But to mention it on the front page of the site paints a really strange picture about the state of the userbase, and potentially what any outsiders might expect from users who frequent here.

Kinda just rambling, but ultimately I'm sorta just questioning, does this section really need to be on the front page? And why?
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The suicide clause was something i introduced to Ponychan, long before Ponyville came about, to protect the community from liability that arose from numerous suicide threads.

The issue then, and now, is thus: the administration and the moderatorship are not trained in suicide prevention or similar such techniques. Suicide threads, even if uncommon, absolutely do come up.

On Ponychan, what happened was, the staff had reason to suspect that a poster of a suicide thread had actually committed suicide, and had posted a thread seeking comfort or help of some kind, though perhaps not in such a direct manner.

The site's community at the time, though well intentioned, came up with all kinds of advice and psychoanalysis and such.

When the person therein had potentially killed themselves, that well intentioned advice, or trolling, or whathave you, became a danger to the site, and showed just how dangerous an instantaneous imageboard environment could be to a psychologically unstable person.

Take, for example, a suicide thread in which an OP says they cannot take life anymore and wants to kill themselves.

Let us say then, an anonymous troll, says "do it." And before a moderator can get to it, the OP sees it and follows through. This sort of situation doesn't just open us up to substantial liability, it is dangerous too for the individual who, in a moment of weakness, sought help from a dangerous place: a place that allows the unaccountable nature of anonymity.

The clause is not meant to discourage users from seeking comfort, but it is meant to protect the site front liability, and the user from perhaps seeking care from an environment of substantial risk.
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Yeah no, I don't think the site would have any legal liability for what users post.  It would be shielded under CDA Section 230 (47 U.S.C. § 230).  But I guess the existing policy is still a good idea just to nip in the bud those unpleasant threads.


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well, i admire you for taking the time to look through the USC to find relevant federal law. But your "yeah no ..." and certainty in the law, especially in the US code of all things, makes me feel like maybe you don't understand the scope of the law.

You will note, the USC is broad brush. What matters is less the exact letter of the law, per se, compared to what we've established as legal precedent.

That is to say, sure, we can interpret that 47 U.S.C. §230 shields our site and staff from suicide liability... but does it?

And the answer is, we're not sure. Suicide liability is a very uncovered area of the law: a wild place. The United States Code is a very thin outer layer of law.

Maybe a court would find that a site administrator that is friends with a suicidee counts as a special relationship, or that not answering a user with a history of suicidal posts with a clear answer that we aren't equipped to handle that sort of thing might be an act of negligence.

Maybe Ponyville isn't an "interactive computer service" as defined by statute. Which, it looks like, it arguably might not be.

Maybe suicidal conduct is not inclusive of the terms "obscene, lewd, lascivious, filthy, excessively violent, harassing, or otherwise objectionable ..."

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There are currently a couple of threads that seem to revolve around posting anime lolis. A few of the threads have really crude jokes and even sexual remarks about the girls.

I think this kind of content attracts a bad crowd. And it also reflects badly on anyone that shares a space with the people that post this kind of thing. Can we consider doing something about this maybe? There's just something really creepy about objectifying prepubescent girls no matter their "mental age".
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Yea, kinda this.

And I don't know how I feel about filters. I would rather skip over a thread that isn't breaking rules, rather than see it get filtered.


Spoilered images in general are kind of lame.


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That could also be a filter. To display spoilered images by default!


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As posted in a thread:

>>808539 (You)
That has nothing to do with any other thread Moony, that's teasing Manley for saying his toaster told him stuff.  

This reminds me, i wondered why my image of Pinky in a diaper was quietly deleted in that thread the other night without comment when 1) you discussed Noomy's image a great deal before deleting it and 2) artee posts pinky in a diaper all the time and it's not a problem.  Theres nothing sexual about the image i posted (in fact the opposite) and i see a much more fetishy pet-play Sonata than Noom's image posted all the time here and no one objects.  I think you know the Sonata on a leash image and artee's diapered pinky images im talking about.

I don't see how joking Manley about his phrasing of this OP, or the images that got deleted the other night are any different than a lot of what goes on around here and i'm not making a big deal out of it, i just want to point this out as inconsistent moderation since you bring it up.

It was just good clean fun and i think you're reading too much into it.

1.  Dark Knight doesn't have Superman in it,
2.  I didn't call Manley a furry.  
3.  Why so serious my friend?
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Don't feel bad for my mistake, lp.

As long as you are committed to a better relationship with Manley, i am very happy c:


I don't.  You shouldn't either.

Thank you, friend.

Edit:  i think you didn't make a mistake Moony.  In hindsight i think it was a good move.


Just trying to help since you seemed confused. I have better things to do than try to help you, though.


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Please an option to turn off YouTube embeds, or even better, do what 4chan does and load them only when the user specifically clicks a link to open the embed.  YouTube embeds are bloody slow when a page has a lot of them.
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Okay, its done. Check out the sticky on /pony/ for details.


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Please make this the default behavior on mobile.


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I'm leaving a batch of cupcakes for all the staff and developers who keep this place pretty fun.

Keep it going!
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It happened with shoe-fitting fluoroscopes and is happening with cigarettes.  Current research strongly indicates that overconsumption of sugar and other highly refined carbs is the main culprit behind the obesity epidemic.  Eventually, as the public becomes aware of this, countries will take measures to curtail consumption of sugar (and other highly refined carbs). (And those countries that don't will be weeded out by natural selection.)


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>and those countries that don't will be weeded out

You sounded great right until that line. I don't know what kind of world you think we live in, but countries typically aren't ended by their inability to regulate addictive substances.

Actually that is something that will likely happen.

Cutting out extra sugars, exercising and quitting smoking and drinking in moderation can add around 20 years of lifespan. If people are smart, they will realize eventually that current eating habits are very wack.

sauce: https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/abs/10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.117.032047


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I will have a cupper today!


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I've been permabanned here for a good 12 months now 12 months of endless isolation but also 12 months to reflect upon the actions of mine that got me kicked off of here, most of where my anger issues stem from could be summarized in the above comic strip and I not only sought help for that since getting kicked off but also confronted the actual people who hurt me all those years ago instead of taking it out on you guys, a lot has happened over these last 12 months that got me to look at things in a different way, for starters I've been watching a lot of Hayao Miyazaki films and compared them to the show "Doug" and came to realize that Hayao Miyazaki gives a more acurate portrayal of how people interact with one another and that's who's characters I should have been paying attention to and emulating all that time and shall do so starting now, another thing that I should have been doing is thinking about how my actions would effect the people around me before I actually do it and I never did due to having the mindset at the time that "I should be allowed to be myself", I also tended to go ape s**t the moment someone misinterpreted me or called me names when what I should have been doing was being more patient with the people misinterpreting me and ignoring the people trolling me which I will do for now on.
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lost pony, stop.

You may not realize you're doing it but you're still being manipulative.

This pretentious "let's talk about your anger" lecture is useless, and you're STILL using Gundam to try to manipulate me.

Guess fucking what:

Setsuna does not forgive the people who hurt him. No one asks him to look at Ribbons or Ali and say "Yeah, I forgive you for all the pain you put me through."

All you're doing is making me hate you. I cannot fathom why you think, after I called you out about being manipulative and shitty, that you would continue to do this.

Stop. Trying. To. Get. Me. To. Forgive. Him.

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>Please! Everyday is pain without you guys!

Try sunflower seeds.


This is a huge mess.  I'd tell you to drop it, but I'm about to lock the thread anyway just in case.

Staff has seen the appeal, we can discuss it internally without this thread getting any more out of hand.  Appeals are meant to be done via email anyway, not threads.

Thorax edit:
>i find it a shocking, though illuminating, criteria that explains a lot of the double standard i am seeing applied in matters here currently
I'd respond at length but it looks like Mondo is shutting us down. Just want to insert this since it is kinda important. Please remember that the views expressed here are my own only and don't reflect on any other staff and the decisions we collectively make.


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lp... come now. never is there a need to get quite so condescending like that in an off-topic conversation that should, in the first place, be private.

the team has seen the appeal, and has been deliberating.

lp, your tone in this thread is, frankly, mystifying... and i'm going to ask you ... try not to go off with such personal matters unrelated to the thread topic here in /canterlot/.

Standards here, you will find, are much, much stricter than on /pony/.


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How exactly do I read things on or use this site while mobile?

Cause pic related isn't cutting it.
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Okay, this is hack, but it solves the problem: At the beginning of each
, insert the following:

   <div style="font-size: 1px">
     <span style="display:inline-block; min-width:250px;"></span>

and at the end of each
, insert this:

   <div style="font-size: 1px">
     <span style="display:inline-block; min-width:230px;"></span>
     <span style="display:inline-block; min-width:230px;"></span>
     <span style="display:inline-block; min-width:230px;"></span>

This will force the text below the image when there's not at least 250px of space to the right of the image.  The div of three spans at the end is needed to avoid bad things happening especially with embedded YouTube videos.
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I didn't use your code, but I did a thing to address the thing you want addressed. You might need to clear your phone's browser cache to see a difference. Let me know if the thing I did addressed the thing you want addressed.


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Oh wow that's much nicer. Text looks like it's going underneath the thumbnail. Can easily read posts now. Thank you!

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