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 No.428[Reply]

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Am I the only person who's weirded out by the larger thumbnail sizes here?
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 No.440

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>>439
I like them the size they are. On mobile they separate the post and the pic well I think

 No.442

>>439
I like them this size, personally.

 No.443

>>439
Not for just one person if the others like it.


 No.367[Reply]

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How do you guys feel about VPNs?
Mods/admins check my shit and then check my last one, tell me where I am :^)

I know you guys didn't ban me or anything but just wanted to show what I'm doing. Just bored
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>>402
i give you 5 months before you ask for a ban

 No.405

>>403
i give it 2 days before i get one anyway

 No.417

>>370
i had to note it due to it being the way it was lol


 No.395[Reply]

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im getting this every time i try to post

 No.396

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Foreground confirms, as of now, this is fixed. Thanks for reporting this issue, Goats!


 No.268[Reply]

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Hey everyone! There’s been some confusion as to what our boards are and what they mean. To briefly summarize:

/pony/ is the off-topic and pony general board
/cartoon/ is for fandoms of other cartoons

This leads to confusing questions such as “Where does Dr. Who stuff go?”, and perhaps the most common question of people wondering whether we have an off-topic board at all. Does anyone have suggestions on different board arrangements? A few potential ideas:

>Merging both boards into one while we gauge the community and its needs.

>Splitting /pony/ into an off-topic and pony board.
>Moving the pony portion into /cartoon/, such that we have an off-topic and on-topic board

Comments on these ideas, or ideas of your own are all welcome. We’re trying to set up what the community needs most and appreciate your input.
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 No.384

>>355

this works because cartoon is dead as hell at the moment, the idea for it is too narrow for the population this place has

 No.386

I'd say merge it into one until you can determine what the site needs since I think /cartoon/ will be sorely underused until then.

But, I also had another idea for boards that I posted on ponychan. I don't know how much water it holds, but I can go into it if you'd like.

 No.393

/pony/ is for off topic
/cartoon/ is for other cartoons
but other cartoons are off topic
derp


 No.124[Reply]

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I suppose it must have been the anonymous posting that did it?

Anyway, back to my question.

Is there a list of moderators for this site?



I would also like to bring up the fact that your rule page doens't list not posting anon on /Canterlot/ as against the rules

This should be rectified to improve user experience, along with the utilization of shorter bans and an appeal system, as I was indeed unaware that this was a rule.

A decent suggestion for the mod staff to consider would also be using board only bans for those who break board specific rules, thus allowing people to post elsewhere if they break a specific rule on a "serious" board like /Canterlot/
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 No.366

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>>365
I think for this place that banning suggestive content entirely is probably the closest to a desired action to take. But then again, a loooooot of safe things can be considered suggestive.

The entire self moderation part is what made people look for a new place.
It's a place of freedom, but it also loses its reigns on the content and at some point you might as well make everything a free option, isn't it?

It can be a mess and an effort on moderation side, but it beats the alternative to just let things be.

 No.369

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>>362
>>365

On the Wraith, I would say no, that's fine. That does not pass the admittedly vague lines we've set.

I think actual mature content being around is out of the question. I'm not sure there's even a small portion of our users that want it, and most would leave entirely at the mention of the possibility.

As it stands, though, I think the rule (the vague and rough rule that mostly gives us free reign on interpretation) bans explicit things and things we determine to be porn without being necessarily explicit. The latter being the more complicated portion, but probably no less important.

 No.387

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First, these are based on my own sensitivities and thoughts about public decency standards. It's just how I think about it and I thought it might be useful.

With respect to anything related to sex and nudity, I think that the objective/subjective distinction is the best place to start thinking about wording and community intentions. Objective appreciation of sex and nudity related issues talk about the things in a way that does not make a person feel like they are participating in something. It is a moving target but there are ways to set limits on how a community sees things. I have a few model ways of looking at it that I sometimes use as a "yardsticks" that collectively help me.

*Objective content talks about X and describes X in more technical ways.
*Subjective content interacts with X as a personal experience.
*Subjective experience can be described as an object in mature treatment like advice, or introductory discussions.
*If the communication starts reading or appearing sexualized (actually occurring explicit activity portrayed as personally pleasurable), like a random sampling of common pornography, or an intimate chat session simulating sex, the line has been crossed.
*An important category problem is when one person projects (in terms of emotional impact), or sends unsolicited sexualized sexually explicit comments to another person.

Art is more complicated but similar standards can be set here. There is art excluded by the previous guidelines but these tend to be areas of current sociopolitical conflict and likely precisely what moderators will have to expect as a hypothetical "worst case scenario". So if someone is posting art that pushes against the rules, they should be able to demonstrate why the art is personal to them (it is art after all), and how it would improve their life to express it (without hurting anyone or creating a problem moderators and staff can not solve).

I might have more but I need to fish though some folders and find a copy of the discussions I had on this issues at Ponychan.


 No.93[Reply]

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My posts are not automated! Stop that, new mlpchan.
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 No.381

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>>380

Oh, man, I'm Mondo, I suppose most people wouldn't know that, so I'll switch out my fun name.

 No.382

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>>381
Oh, hi! I've met you before.
*nuzzle*

 No.383

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>>382

Yes, hello! Glad you remember me! It has been a while, though, which is why you didn't know about my newish name.


 No.191[Reply][Last 50 Posts]

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We know our current "Common troll threads, such as >tfw no gf are generally disallowed." rule is pretty bad. So we're gonna have a meeting this up coming week on it.

In light of that, we'd like to know what your guys' opinions on it, is.
It's supposed to be geared towards Shitposting, but it's hard to nail down a rule for it since it's so subjective.
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 No.353

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>>352
me too, ella. me too.

it's what i really wanted for us. to be that sort of community! it's still my aim.

 No.354

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>>350

A /k/ thread is definitely not shitposting. It is, at worst, a serial. But talking about guns in a serial thread is certainly not against the rules.

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>>350
A reminder that Harmonyhoof is not a mod of any sort.

I hope that's clear.

Personally I don't care much for guns, but it's not a thread that shouldn't exist.

Another opinion I hold for gun control bait threads that can go around. A good discussion should never be an issue, but I wouldn't want a daily "Gun grabber versus gun nut" argument over some sort of obvious bait thing.


 No.271[Reply]

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Hello!
I got the "Your request looks automated; Post discarded." message when trying to post on /pony/. Can someone tell me what might be triggering that so I can avoid it?
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 No.276

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It's a portion of the spam detection that is a tad overzealous… so we'll be working on that and several other major things in the near future.

For now, if you have been on a thread for a while before you post to it the spam filter might have issues once you do post. The settings have been set to rather absurd levels, but it remains on for the moment. We may have to remove that portion altogether.

Sorry for any inconvenience this has caused. We are working towards a good solution that will hopefully be implemented this week if not tomorrow.

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>>276
>It's a portion of the spam detection that is a tad overzealous… so we'll be working on that and several other major things in the near future.

Thanks for letting me know. I'll try to see if I can figure out what tripped the filter on my own.

 No.292

>>271

Same.

>>276

>For now, if you have been on a thread for a while before you post to it the spam filter might have issues once you do post.


I think that's what triggered it. I eliminated most of the other possibilities.


 No.240[Reply]

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So I just finished writing out a MASSIVE textwall thread about the Syrian refugee crisis that took about 15 minutes..

Only to be told the "body was too long"

Thx for that. My first serious thread and I cant even post it
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 No.278

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>>277
Moony is !!Celestia, while Atticus is !!Discord. >>181

 No.280

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Lazarus form recovery

It automatically backs up EVERYTHING you type into a box on the internet.

I've saved so many textwalls with that thing i could write a novel.

 No.287

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>>280

Shit, I'm gonna have to check that out.


 No.61[Reply]

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So, we're into our first week!

It's looking great, but we're going to need some polish c: Other than themes, we'll also need some write-ups!

How to make trip-codes is one.
Board specific rules? Code of conduct for reporting, perhaps?

Let's brain storm and think of what needs to be written up and posted. i'll assign writers (or accept volunteers) after we've given it some thought.

 No.65

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Maybe a general FAQ/starter on the boards, options, posting field and bottom of page buttons/delete-report fields.

 No.258

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bump!!


 No.157[Reply]

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So we've got a pony board and a cartoon board. Both of these are cool and I appreciate what you guys are trying to do, but would it be possible perhaps to have an off-topic board of some kind? I think that's pretty much the only thing this place is missing
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 No.236

>>235
>>234
Oh, and although maybe you haven't brought it up, someone else did during a meeting iirc.

 No.237

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>>235
>>236

I feel like maybe I did bring it up and just forgot about it until now.

 No.238

>>237
It's too long ago to check with Skype's current setup, but maybe! XD


 No.67[Reply]

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Question on the please don't post anonymously part.

I AM anonymous. I am not posting anonymously here to sockpuppet. Why do I have to create a name here I won't use anywhere else in the site? Wouldn't that have the opposite effect?
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 No.185

>ID's

Easily spoofed if you know what to do, so if you implement them be aware of ones that have only a single post in a thread.

 No.187

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>>185
…huh… that's good advice, too.

i suppose the anon rule bears merit then. Thank you, fenny. c: it's really neighborly of you to help out.

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>>187
I did say i'd offer advice, even if i think this idea is going to crash and burn because of your weird policies.

Ideal solution for the problem attempting to be solved by "dont post anon":

Dont care about anon / names / trips, only look at the IDs.

Implement ID's on a thread by thread basis (i.e: Each thread would generate a new ID for that person, rather than one ID being shared across the board)

That way, a person can stay anonymous if they wish, but can still be held accountable for their actions within a thread.

But like i mentioned, they can be spoofed if you have basic knowledge, so you shouldn't rely on them for identification purposes.
You cant masquerade as another person, but you CAN appear to be completely new, so your mods should hopefully learn or have learned how to identify people through other means than IP or ID.

-post originally contained inappropriate language-


 No.172[Reply]

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Alright, since the previous things I mentioned kinda fell through, I'll just do a thread of it's own.

Few issues and few things I'd like to see the site to have / fix.

Bugs I've experienced:

>Clicking post to reply, brings out quick reply box, but does not automatically let me type in it

So that is an annoying one. Each time I have to go and click the box to type in it.

>Sometimes messages and file stays after posting


>Sometimes server thinks I do automated posts




Post too long. Click here to view the full text.
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 No.176

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>>174
>>175
Alright, thanks. It's hard to tell if anythings being noted if nothings being replied to, you know.

But, do you have any idea about that whole reply thing I mentioned?

 No.177

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>>176
Sadly RL is really filling up the hours as of late so replying to stuff is kinda hard for me and the other staff is quite busy with the opening day stuff.

For the reply portion I can check real quick and see if it's a quick change over. If not, rest assured that it's at the top of the feature list now that other things have been taken care of.
(though editing of one's own posts is also very high priority) :P

I'll have to be going soon, but changes (for the better hopefully) will be coming quickly throughout the next few days and weeks!

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>>177
Alright, hopefully the whole reply thing isn't insanely hard to figure out.

And thanks, hopefully it's not too much of a bother!


 No.109[Reply]

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So seriously guys, how many MLP image based boards are there now?
efchan
ponychan
lunachan
now ponyville

?!
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 No.141

>>140
Oh lol hello zeke.

 No.144

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>efchan

 No.163

Pipes only uses thr Shitpost trip now , any PipesTtba , Kagamin#987 or Bunny trips are not Pipes, they are probably Adwrii or a troll, Pipes uses a static IP and is easily recognisable.

As for your orignal question, Efchan isnt a Pony site, its a dump, Lunachan isnt really a pony site anymore, it doesnt even have a pony board, i think its haunted too.


 No.115[Reply]

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>>107
lmao nazi mods
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 No.129

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i think they already mentioned some of the moderation went a little overboard, but i think your new thread reads off as legitimate concerns vs your initial thread just kind of sounding like an insult

 No.131

I had overreacted pretty harshly, and I do apologize for that.

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>>129
That is in fact the reason that most chans have shied away from anonymous moderating, and signing mod bans.

I'll put the rest of my issues with it in the other thread I made, however.

>>131
Thank you.


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