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Anonymous 12/16/2022 (Fri) 08:48:31 No.16051 [Reply]
I demand an explanation of auto-bans. Why did talking about captchas cause me to be banned?
>>16051 Global autobans are issued if your post contains certain phrases that appear in spam, frequently posted rule-breaking content, or other such things. We never issue autobans on the basis of single words unless they're very unique criminal keywords or URL fragments, and we try to target phrases that a legitimate poster is very unlikely to use even by accident. However, there are a lot of phrases in our list and it's possible that we've targeted one that a legitimate poster happens to want to use. Just as the ban message says, if you get incorrectly hit by an autoban then please appeal the ban with an explanation of the sort of thing you were trying to post. When you appeal the ban, we can see the phrase that made it happen and adjust the list if necessary. We can't publish our ban list because that would just tell our spammers which parts of their posts to adjust. The point of autobans is to make the site more expensive and troublesome to spam, especially by forcing spammers to use tedious trial-and-error. Please note that some Board Owners might be running their own automatic moderation software that puppets an account they've elevated to board volunteer status. If you were autobanned from a particular board instead of globally, then this is probably what happened and you need to discuss it with the board staff in question.
>>16052 Based Anoncafe Admins are based.

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Christian /meta/ Thread Deleting User Grievances Anonymous 12/11/2022 (Sun) 16:35:38 No.15995 [Reply]
As the Board Owner is not allowing the redress of legitimate grievances in the /christian/ meta thread over his decision to censor imageboard history and is making an active effort to make it seem as if everyone is in agreement with him, I am making a temporary thread on /meta/ for anons to express their disdain. Please keep talks about the other fag out of this thread as that is simply derailment. Thread that is to be deleted: https://web.archive.org/web/20221211155420/https://anon.cafe/christian/res/15244.html Pics related were censored within the designated place for discussing grievances. I've left my (You)s in for posterity. Had to use my phone because he had already deleted the posts in-thread before I could archive.
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>>16027 >’Weabs’ are crybabies because they don’t fit my super special snowflake retarded interpretation of the bible that goes against what 99% of other christians believes i think you’re the crybaby anon
>>16033 Well have fun posting on mod cucked board, i hope you enjoy your posts getting deleted on the whim of Christianjanny. You can just make a rule not allow cucked porn and pedo shit on the /christian/ board.
>>16033 cuckquean is SO much better :^)
>lurk /christian/ pretty much once a year >first post in ages is to call the janny a moron Well, I guess I am now invested in lurking these threads to see what happens. Because honestly, I hope that idiot decides "to be fruitful", and ditches image boards in their entirety.
Thread locked. Keep board meta in your board's meta.

Are the /christmas/ guys here? Anonymous 12/03/2022 (Sat) 18:14:33 No.15957 [Reply]
Title. Are the guys that organized the crossover event from last year here? I'd like to help moderating and organizing stuff this year. If not, is the board open to be claimed?
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>>15986 Already attending. No female-sexed lesbians.
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>>15981 >Santacl/a/se Ganbatte ChristmasAnon, /tg/ reporting in for Festive Duties.
I see /christmas/' BO is away, so I'm writing here. We have a traditional Xmas Special on Dec. 26th, a 24 hour streaming marathon on our cytube channel (https://cytu.be/r/endcorner) but this year I decided to do another stream for Endchan's bday. This would be on Dec 20th, and it'd feature Edward Scissorhands. The time is not fixed yet. Meanwhile we received the notification about this cross-chan event. We had a discussion, I was willing to move the stream to the weekend, but it was pointed out that some users might wanna participate in just one event daily and would be better if things would be spread out. So might just leave the movie for the 20th. Doesn't look like this fits in the plans, but that's how it is. We don't mind if your event gets advertised on our boards. BOs might, Anons might. But can be posted in this thread for sure: https://endchan.org/operate/res/10923.html Greetings from Endchan.
>>15997 Hello Endchan, thanks for coming. I would suggest that you create an embassy thread over at >>>/christmas/ detailing the stream details, that way the BO can get a hold of your plan (or incidentally try mentioning what you wrote in the post over at the advertising thread here >>>/christmas/94).

The New Imageboard Charter - A Webring Microcosm Anonymous 07/16/2021 (Fri) 08:10:34 No.15025 [Reply]
For too long the webring has been influenced by the whims of /tech/ wizards and xenophobia rather than by those who wish to have fun with like-minded individuals. The purpose of imageboards has always been a gathering point for discussion and creation of OC, and yet increasingly we see the webring eroding away as boards find themselves unable to retain users as bad actors continue to abuse the naturally reclusive nature of anon to force those who hold out into tighter-knit communities that continuously eat away at their own userbase in the hopes of maintaining the illusion of an organized state of affairs that simply no longer exists, and shutting up any dissent to this status quo. 8chan is dead. 4chan is controlled by the enemy. The anonymous alternatives outside of the webring are generally cancer, and the deep web and peer-to-peer websites will always be too niche. The old gods of lulz have lead to a warlord-like state that is not conducive to generating discussion, while the bastions of culture and historical precedence we have held up as the new gods of the webring have failed to provide us with a means of retention as they cannibalize their own and grow increasingly corrupt. We talk of fallbacks and archives, and yet in the midst of a new season of anime boards like /animu/ and /a/ are at all-time lows during the cusp of a new season, with core members of the old 8chan stronghold being chased away from even engaging in the webring over technicalities and us-vs-them mentalities. Some even go so far as to violate the essence of the webring at the mere mention of outsiders appearing, while others actively stab their counterparts in the back to hold onto these few users that still hold out for a brighter future. What do we have to show for our preservation of the old guard? Absolutely nothing. A dying userbase across a scattering of websites where even those who considered themselves defenders of this status quo are unable to come to grips with the reality that they are a dying breed, or who try to stand stoicly in the face of death when they could so easily roll out of the way of the death blow because they lack the courage to face the future head-on. When others notice these things and address the elephant in the room, they are smacked down by their peers like crabs in a bucket, or the /tech/ wizards who lord over their serfs look upon them with disdain and cackle about how they can always start their own imageboard whilst smacking down any attempts by the serfs to rise above their masters with ridicule and scorn, as was seen first-hand by many after the fall of Julay last year when several attempts at a better tomorrow were snuffed out, entirely ignored after pledging technical support, or mocked by the "elite" in charge of the most popular webring websites. I'm not here to spread fear, uncertainty, and doubt, but I won't play around with formalities and putting on appearances to suck up to the current "heads of state" as they be either. If I thought this was a problem that could be fixed by money I'd be more than willing to throw four figures worth (USD) at the problem, but the only solutions money can buy require time and investments, as well as a willingness on the part of either the acting front-runners of the webring (something they would never agree to given the radically different approach I propose) or third parties that would naturally not be trusted. The fact of the matter is, when an organization of any kind is faced with a looming, imminent death, they have three choices: 1) Surrender. 2) Die like dogs. 3) Adapt.
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>>15050 >actually I magically blank out meme pics as soon as they enter my sight >this is why I can't recognize an overt insult that has been popular for half a decade >I'm totally not a newfag, I swear >look, I say nigger nigger nigger, that's what imageboards are about! Lol
>>15053 Thank you for proving my point
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The project is currently off. After gathering responses, I believe that the time for such a website passed about a year ago and that the current environment is not conducive to what I could consider my "end" objectives. As it stands I was first and foremost looking to create a new Japanology board free of the current restrictions of the two most prevalent webring options, but I believe interest has leaned away from "a new /a/" and more towards "not smug" or "not PLW." Trying to not be something is not the culture I seek, and while fracturing a userbase further would surely accelerate what I consider an ongoing issue, it would ultimately not bear the sort of fruit I aim for and would attract the malicious sorts of anons I don't want rather than the creative freedom for OC to flourish that I do want. I will continue exploring the options available, but it's not worth the time, effort, doxxing, etc. that would inevitably take place given the current cultural climate. There is definitely an interest in something new, but it's not the sort of interest I'm looking for. Still, I promised an anon I would respond on Wednesday/Thursday so in spite of that I will address anon's concerns. >>15030 >moderators who moderate the wrong things because they try to ban malicious intent but insist on writing it down as objective definitions of things someone might do. I tend to be fairly fluid with moderation to attack intent over form, but I do like to have as objective of a system as possible since I do not trust others easily, nor expect others to have the same standards as me. >You're also implying some kind of new-4chan which is returning to a single point of failure the same way markchan does by being wannabe-8chan I didn't think I was implying something like that. Perhaps it could be interpreted as a "new /b/" in the sense that /b/ was largely a point of entry for many people into other parts of the website, and similarly I was envisioning a website that acted as an Ellis island to pull folks into the webring as a whole. I planned to explicitly host a page (with pictures) dedicated to teaching anons how to start their own imageboard from scratch. >2: don't post in a malicious way, and take it easy. I fundamentally disagree with your second rule and would replace it with "have fun" since that phrase has been disgustingly twisted to fit the malicious demands of others. I'd also addlurk more, but I don't think we're in conflict on this point though. At least not directly. >>15031 >What I've learned in the nearly 5 years of the board is that you simply have to have moderation of some kind if you want a board to survive. Same as with a town. You have to have the sheriff, or the townsfolk will be severely abused by bad guys. As someone who has moderated over the last 5-6ish years as well not saying where since I still moderate for a couple boards and don't want this pet project tied to them, I've learned almost the opposite. You need law and order of some kind in the sense that someone must have the power to shoot the criminal in the face since the criminal of the internet can't be subjected to a lynching the way a small town or large city can (outside of doxxing, which the current userbase of the webring is not inclined to do properly), but I see moderation as equivalent to the sheriff that inevitably and openly abuses his authority, and thus by default must be shat on at every turn to prevent him from ever growing an ego. And thank you for your service with /robowaifu/ as of this time. >>15033

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https://allchans.org/ doesn't have them all. I'm trying to make a complete masterlist of all the anonymous imageboards.

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Anonymous 12/01/2022 (Thu) 18:38:07 No.15955 [Reply]
where the fuck is my onyo
>>15955 I don't know but i could help you look for her if you tell me what she looked like.

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Anonymous 12/05/2022 (Mon) 09:15:08 No.15969 [Reply]
is this website cuckflared
>>15969 not speaking for the admins of the site, but I've never gotten that impression yet OP. >t. exclusively Tor user

Dolphin poster Anonymous 12/07/2019 (Sat) 20:21:16 No.223 [Reply]
I think he has become a site-wide problem right now, so I thought I'd bring attention to it here. Can he be permanently banned from all boards whenever he appears? Although he appeared in /r9k/, he's begun to spam /otter/ and other parts of the webring.

For those that aren't aware, he:
>Posted links to CP on /r9k/
>Defended the above post
>Continually evades bans
>Avatarfags with a plush dolphin
>Is currently spamming /r9k/ and /otter/

A robot has made archives of most of his posts (first ones missing unfortunately):
https://archive.ph/QLaTH
https://archive.md/nopjy
https://archive.md/XslPQ
https://archive.md/lry5N
https://archive.md/iKMVH
https://archive.today/6yZMY
https://archive.md/JN6JG

Pic related sums him up. You can see the dolphin plushie near the computer screen, the /pol/ shit he regularly posts, and his interest in computing. He has also started posting about sharks too, along with a shark plush toy.
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>>14141 >he is STILL mad
>>15948 Sup cat. You watch blue cat movie on caturday?
>>15949 Actually, I've been busy! Nu-sanic is too much fun with mods. Torrenting the new RE gayme as we speak, I have no idea if it's good but so far it looks like coombait.
>>15950 >>15950 Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! Cat! >>15950
>>15950 What happened, did Ivan not pay his server bills?

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Getting more people on anon.cafe Anonymous 02/26/2020 (Wed) 14:36:33 No.10445 [Reply] [Last]
>20 unique users have posted in the past 24 hours. Seriously, this place needs some more users. It's painfully slow. Other major sites on the webring get several hundred easily. What can we do about this? We have the boards. We have the content. What are we missing?
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>Invite leftist political imageboards to join in. yeah, no, the entire mainstream internet is your safe space fuck off
>>15112 you can
>>10445 Does anyone know what the little ghost and the tool box next to some boards mean?
>>15932 Ghost if for inactive owner (you can see it by hovering the mouse on it). The little briefcase indicates that the boards is marked as SFW.
>>10445 Stop having antichrists moderate /christian/ who delete posts calling out blasphemers and weabpedo faggot tranny lunatics who should go the fuck back to niggertits 4chan

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Anonymous 10/17/2022 (Mon) 21:55:52 No.15927 [Reply]
Why is fed-honeypot TOR allowed exactly? It's literally just pedo spammers who shit up boards and post links to pedo shit (I assume since I'm not clicking that shit)
>>15927 Privacy for legitimate posters, many of whom use Tor. The super-majority of CP link-spam we see comes from ordinary IP addresses.

Internet Radio on the Anon.cafe Broadcasting System Anonymous Board owner 10/03/2021 (Sun) 16:45:28 No.15187 [Reply]
We've overhauled Anon.cafe's Icecast server, named it the Anon.cafe Broadcasting System (ACBS), and are thinking about opening it up for use by boards. You can use audio streaming software (e.g. Mixxx) together with the ACBS to create Internet radio shows that others can tune into, well-known examples elsewhere on the webring being Smug/a/'s r/a/dio, PLW/animu/'s jazz streams, and so on. The ACBS's secure endpoint is at https://radio.anon.cafe and will show any playing streams together with links to begin listening to them. This page will only show streams that are active at that moment. If you consider yourself an anon of one of Anon.cafe's boards and would like to stream over the ACBS, you will need a streamer account. We're still working out the details of how we'll manage this, but at the moment we'd like streamers to have the blessing of the Board Owner whose board the stream is associated with to deter abuse. A Board Owner can bless multiple streamer accounts if they please. To get a streamer account, please figure out what kind of content you'd like to stream, discuss it on whatever board you'll be streaming it under, secure the blessing of the Board Owner, then post in this thread with answers to these questions: 1. Which board(s) will you be streaming under? 2. What sort of thing do you want to stream? 3. How often do you think you'll stream, and for how long? (This won't serve as a commitment or restriction, it's so that we can understand resource timing.) 4. What would you like your stream's mount URL to be? (For example, a stream mount URL of "pancakestream" will show up in the ACBS as /pancakestream and have a playlist URL of https://radio.anon.cafe/pancakestream.m3u ) 5. What streamer username would you like? 6. What email address may we send your credentials to, if and when approved? We'll confirm with the board owner(s) before issuing you a streamer account. Once you have a streamer account, you may use it at will.

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>>15533 I found why, MIXXX shutsdown pulseaudio when using ALSA. https://manual.mixxx.org/2.1/en/chapters/preferences.html >Most modern GNU/Linux distributions use PulseAudio by default. When launched from a GUI menu entry or icon, Mixxx suspends PulseAudio while it is running so that Mixxx can use ALSA directly.
>>15534 Nice work Anon, gratz.
Is this project still going on? 1. Which board(s) will you be streaming under? /ac/ 2. What sort of thing do you want to stream? Music and board announcements 3. How often do you think you'll stream, and for how long? Every a couple of months I suppose. Not very often, I'm planning to use the radio as a communication channel for my anons and maybe share the key with them if they want to stream more often. 4. What would you like your stream's mount URL to be? radio-acolita.m3u 5. What streamer username would you like? Streamanon 6. What email address may we send your credentials to, if and when approved? acolitosadmin@protonmail.com
>>15910 Done. Credentials have been sent to that email address.
Thanks, man

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