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104 No. 104 Stickied hide watch quickreply [Reply] [Edit] [First 100 posts] [Last 50 posts]
Here's a thread for posting any banners you've made and would like to see used on the site.

All banners already on the site can be seen here:
http://www.tohno-chan.com/ban/
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>> No. 6535 [Edit]
>>6534
It's easy when you have no life.

Nice job btw!

Post edited on 29th Jun 2017, 1:11am
>> No. 6556 [Edit]
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>> No. 6599 [Edit]
>>6556
That's fucking fantastic. You win.

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6325 No. 6325 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
Lets have a thread to show Tohno how much we appreciate making the site for us and maintaining it all these years.
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>> No. 6590 [Edit]
>>6589

So he's wagecucking??.
>> No. 6591 [Edit]
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>>6587
I moved and had no internet connection for a time while waiting on the keys to our new house. Got the new place but been hella busy fixing it up and upgrading it. there were days I'd barely be able to get in half an ep of anime before being bugged to help with this or that or run to the store for materials or whatever. Been more than a month in here now and haven't really unpacked much of anything yet. I've got more time on my hands now though as the work inside the house is like 80% done, but more so because the workers have been showing up less and less due to being busy at other job sites.


>>6590
No, what >>6589 means is that I was hanging out at restaurants to leach off wifi. I didn't have an internet connection but I still wanted to keep up with at least a few of the anime I was following this past season.
>> No. 6743 [Edit]
No other image board (that I've seen) has post editing for users, or "See last 50 posts". I use both of these very frequently. I'm retarded and I edit almost all of my posts upwards of four times before they're complete, I always post too hastily...
And my computer is a piece of shit from 2008 and crashes if I open any thread with 300 posts or more. 50 I can handle just fine.
These two features may seem small but make a huge difference to me and I love this site for it (among other things).
>> No. 6756 [Edit]
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Thank you.

Like, really, thank you, Tohno (also thanks for the snow this year as well).

I've been around since the ib4f years, and you've given me enough continuity through all these years of fragmentation and falling apart.

So here's to you and to a better future for all of us.

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6720 No. 6720 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
>> 6680
the mods here consistently stalk users across boards, across ip addresses and who knows how else. its offensive to call yourselves an anonymous site and then consistently abuse your endusers like this. you people are so fucking stupid that your software thinks that i'm posting a new image even though the pixels i'm posting have been sticked on this board for most of the decade. how you got the idea that your opinions about other people's posts carry any weight is unfathomable especially considering how constantly humdrum your own material is.
the users that post here anonymously wish to remain anonymous, you already have a dearth of posters here, why are you driving people away by forcing them to carry a persistent identity from board to board or in unrelated threads? is it because you're childish, vindictive assholes? one has to assume so, for one's own safety. gosh wow and tohno-chan never really became very popular, even years later your website isn't popular. who know how many decent otakus you've driven off with your creepy stalking.
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>> No. 6740 [Edit]
>such as
Changing the /tat/ sub-title. Nobody asked for it, yet evidently somebody convinced somebody to.
>> No. 6741 [Edit]
>>6740
I could have sworn I saw it here, so I checked, and lo and behold...
>>6666
>Maybe just completely remove the mention of /pol/? Something like "For discussion of politics, religion, and other content not fitting the rest of the site". Subtitles don't need to be quippy or friendly to be effective and concise.
>> No. 6745 [Edit]
>>6741
Right, but why was that particular 'anon' heeded?

It doesn't even make any sense because nobody but one guy, in a single sentence, suggested changing something, just because, what?
>> No. 6746 [Edit]
Since the day I founded this site countless people have been telling me to nuke the feedback board. One after another they'd tell me it was nothing but trouble, a stressful to deal with den of bitterness and anger, of endless arguments and complaints where no one will ever be happy no matter how much you try to appease them.
>>6745 This is a perfect example of why I should have just listened to them and deleted the /fb/ board years ago.
On most sites out there the owners/admins don't really care what people say about the site. They might have forums or a hotline for users to vent on but they'll go mostly ignore while changes get put in place no one asked for. Remember when youtube let people vote on weather or not to implement the five star ratting to thumbs up and down? or when firefox quantum was rolled out and they asked firefox users if they were okay with all their extensions being broken? or when moot asked 4chan's opinion on pretty much any change to the site during his reign. I certainly don't. Facebook went on for years ignoring people's pleads to simply be able to delete their accounts, and even now it seems to have to message someone and wait 90 days for something as simple as that. I wanted users to have a voice, to know their opinions mattered and that I was listing and had their best interests in mind, only to get shit on for doing it.
Here I am making changes people directly asked for within days or hours of them asking for it, changes no one opposed. Then I get complaints about the format used to request those changes. The fuck difference does it make if someone requests something here or on our irc channel? That channel exists as a means for instant direct communication. If you don't like the IRC channel that's your own problem, not ours. It's not some exclusive club when you're invited and tell us to shove that invitation up our ass. Maybe you haven't noticed this board here? http://tohno-chan.com/irc/ . Do you also complain about not being allowed to vote on political issues because it means getting off your ass and going to a voting booth? We're not plotting the future of the site in
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6687 No. 6687 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
Only reason I don't browse this site is that it has to many boards and not enough people.
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>> No. 6734 [Edit]
>/vn/ content will now go in /vg/. /mt/ content will go into /navi/. /日本/ has been removed, It's content shouldn't need more than a single thread on /ot/, /$/ likewise can be a single thread on /ot/. /txt/ will be removed as no one used it anyway. /lh/ will return to being a hidden board.
They're all just hidden though, will they all stay that way or is that just until threads get moved?. /日本/ been removed seems pointless now that /ot/ was renamed from "otaku tangents" to "off-topic". How can Japanese be off-topic (in its intended board form, I assume to promote it) when it's the source of almost everything else meant for this site?
>> No. 6736 [Edit]
>>6734
I am fairly certain it is temporary
>> No. 6739 [Edit]
>>6734
I'll change that, just haven't gotten around to it yet. The front page is quick and easy to change is all.
>> No. 6744 [Edit]
So you know, it's possible to get around the broken link issue with transferring threads from one board to another by copying over said threads manually. I've done it for http://tohno-chan.com/ot/res/31157.html and will do some more when I got the time. So yall don't have to worry about that.

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476 No. 476 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit] [First 100 posts] [Last 50 posts]
These slogans keep getting stranger and stranger. Not that I'm complaining or anything.
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>> No. 6555 [Edit]
Around the world I've traveled, strolling trough dozens of countries and thousands of lands, taking my time to feed my knowledge with the wisdom that folklore and history brings along.
>> No. 6558 [Edit]
"Clench your asshole really tight and scream the word from the bottom of your heart!!!"
>> No. 6638 [Edit]
Hey kid, wanna buy some moe?
>> No. 6713 [Edit]
You see this yukkuri? Do what she does, take it the fuck easy, damn it.

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6668 No. 6668 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
why was my post about waifuism having nothing to do with taste deleted?
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>> No. 6682 [Edit]
>>6668

cite the entire post the best way you can recall here.
>> No. 6683 [Edit]
>>6672
That is possible, I was very sleepy.
>>6682
the most recent post in the claim your waifu thread says "good taste."
and i got really angry and told him just about this "waifuism has nothing to do with taste, normie poser. true love for a character isn't something you develop a taste for like a genre of music or something. you either love or you don't."
>> No. 6684 [Edit]
>>6683

You have to develop taste for anime though, normal people may recognize they are attractive compared to something like cartoons for example but will never fall in love with them like they do with real women, also insulting is forbidden on may in general.
>> No. 6688 [Edit]
>>6684
so in order to have a waifu you have to not only like anime but have good taste in it? you are dumb

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6685 No. 6685 hide watch quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
How do I edit my posts? I tried clicking the edit button and then reweriting my post with the changes I wanted to make but I am only taken to a page that says "Error Duplicate file entry detected. Already posted here."
>> No. 6686 [Edit]
 
You don't need to select the image again, editing is for text only.

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6623 No. 6623 Locked hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
Should the 'no 3D' rule really apply on /tat/?
Can't be '/pol/ with more /tat/' if we can't post photographs of Poles or Tatars.
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>>6675
Bloody yanks, always killing people with some sort of intellect.
All men are equal, and if there are some better than others, kill them so that all men remain equal. Pol Pot did the same thing.

Heaven forbid the Founding Fathers weren't some sort of divine beings sent from the stars and their precious constitution not the Commandments of God.
>> No. 6677 [Edit]
Must be sad being this narcissistic.
>> No. 6678 [Edit]
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>>6677
First of all, if you're going to insult somebody the least you could do is put in the number of the post you're responding to.
Secondly, you're kind of violating rule 11.
Third, would it kill you to contribute to the topic this thread is about?
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Locking this thread. User who was banned two times in here, try to maintain some decent quality posts in other boards.

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6618 No. 6618 hide watch quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
Is talking about piracy (stealing stuff on the internet, also robbery on the high seas) forbidden?
Some posts on /vg/ were removed and I assumed it was for straying too far from a thread's topic but then I made a vaguely related funpost on /lol/ which also appears to be gone now.
I don't see anything about it in rules. Against US law maybe? But then there appears to be copyrighted stuff on /ddl/.
Please clarify.
>> No. 6619 [Edit]
Maybe this?
>Ex.07) Meta-posts and complaining about the community's views/opinions outside of /fb/.
>- If you've got a problem with TC or it's userbase, take it to /fb/. That's what /fb/ is for.
>> No. 6620 [Edit]
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>>6618
If there's copyrighted material on /fb/, please report it. I don't have time to individually check each item there.

Piracy is against the rules due to violating US law.

Edit: I should clarify. Discussions of piracy is OK, but suggesting that users break the law (ie pirate copyrighted materials) is not OK, and providing links to pirated materials is not OK either.

Post edited on 10th Nov 2017, 2:20pm
>> No. 6621 [Edit]
>Ex.07)
This could be it. Rule of thumb is: Could this give Tohno extra work? If the answer is "yes" then don't do it.
>But then there appears to be copyrighted stuff on /ddl/.
Indeed, and that board is getting a hard look over the next few days.
>> No. 6622 [Edit]
I don't mind it as someone who sails the seas myself from time to time. I can't say the same for our mods however. That said It's one thing to take part in that stuff one's self, it's another to get a website involved in it. So while it's annoying as fug browsing sites where staff are anal about piracy and delete links to just about everything, I reluctantly understand why it's done. I don't believe there's any law saying you can't talk about piracy, but linking to or posting things that are copy written is unfortunately something we can't allow and yeah is covered under that US law rule.

Like >>6621 said I've been considering axing /ddl/ for a bit now. The board seems to only be used by 1-2 people who upload PDFs of books and as far as I can guess they don't seem to use the rest of the site much if at all. I've gotten a few CDs about content on that board over the years too. Usually I'd delete whatever file I get messaged about on the spot, but since no one uses the board for weeb shit it felt pointless to keep it and risk more problems. I was however convinced to just purge the books instead of the board. So I figure we'll give those guys till the end of the month to gather there stuff and find somewhere else to host it.

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6560 No. 6560 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
Is there any reason this site is not made HTTPS? It is safe to assume at this point that nobody gives a damn about privacy on the internet but plain HTTP has other downsides too, like browsers mark it "insecure" and lower search engine rankings. So I'm just wondering if it's because it didn't occur to anybody yet or is it technical reasons maybe?
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>> No. 6593 [Edit]
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It would appear that even beyond HTTPS tohno-chan has quite a few technical issues. For one, it runs on Kusaba X, which is quite prone to spam. Although you may have modified it with preventative measures, and you may take regular backups. As far as that goes, I am unaware.

You seem to be using FTP to manage the uploading and management of your software, rather than a version control system like Git or Subversion. For keeping track of mistakes you make, upgrading software, and other things, this will make your life harder (Not that Kusaba X has been updated in quite a while anyway...)

In regards to Kusaba X, it is very old software, and PHP7+ and even recent versions of PHP5 are incompatible with it. Eventually the operating system that the server runs on will stop being updated - Naturally you would want to upgrade to the newest version, to ensure that your server is exploit free and secure. But you will find that you cannot do so because your operating system doesn't have such an old version of PHP in its repositories. This will lead to you either migrating software (something that I highly recommend doing) or you will be left behind on (eventually, very) insecure software. Kusaba X has many private exploits of varying degree; a good example of a public one was developed by savetheinternet: You can view it here: https://github.com/savetheinternet/kusabax-idcrack

This particular exploit can reverse a Kusaba X poster-ID into ~221 possible IP addresses. With some more filtering, we could very likely find a poster's regular IP address using this. Another exploit is apparently SQL injection, which lead to a site that will not be named getting all of its IP addresses dumped.

KusabaX is called KushitbaX in administrator circles for a reason.

If you decide to upgrade the software and hopefully your operating system (I'm sure it's quite old) I can suggest to the administrator vichan, which is slowly dying in development but it's much more modern and is PHP7 compatible, or LynxChan which is in active development but the frontend (what the user sees) is... somewhat ugly. The developer of LynxChan may be willing to work with you on that, though.

Way back on topic: As for the SSL, if you are on a newer
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>> No. 6608 [Edit]
>>6593
I'm aware of the php update issue, and that it could mean the death of this site.
I actually did try out LynxChan and yeah had help from it's devs, but found it to be a needlessly convoluted pain in the ass to even get running, and like you said it was butt ugly with a horrible mod panel. I don't think I've messed around with vichan though, that might be something worth looking into. I'm no programmer and offered to compensate people for their help but that obviously hasn't gotten me anywhere. If I could I'd let this place go the way of SpaceJam and remain unchanged for decades, but I doubt that'll fly with a site like this.


>>6597
I vaguely recall something like that, but I think we might still be out of date all the same.
>> No. 6612 [Edit]
>>6608
I could help you move to vichan sometime if you want... It's still maintained so it should be somewhat stable for the foreseeable future, and it's PHP7 compatible. There is also a script you can use to move from Kusaba X to it. I've used it before, and it works well enough. The most difficult thing to actually port would be the stylesheets and the frontpage.

>>6610
Upgrading the PHP version is not the same as upgrading the PHP software which powers the site. The PHP version is basically an interpreter for instructions, you need the latest version of the instructors to work on the latest version of the interpreter. The instructions of Kusaba X are very old.
>> No. 6616 [Edit]
So yeah, we're on PHP 5.6 at the moment. Word is we might not be forced to update till 2019. I'm not necessarily opposed to overhauling the site, but it does seem redundant. The same people who complain about KusabaX would likely complain about whatever we switch to anyway.

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6143 No. 6143 hide watch expand quickreply [Reply] [Edit]
Hey hey, /tc/, /tc/, guess what day it is!

It's that time of the year again! Happy birthday!
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>> No. 6598 [Edit]
>>6596
It's like people keep pulling it further ahead each year. Yeah no I didn't create TC on Halloween day, I can say that much for sure. I feel like it was mid November but at this point it's just easier to say November first.
>> No. 6600 [Edit]
>>6598
So, it's not known?
>> No. 6601 [Edit]
>>6598
>>6600
It's known, Tohno just has bad memory and doesn't remember he looked into the answer himself:
>>5326
>> No. 6607 [Edit]
>>6601
haha, I completely forgot researching it to settle the matter.
Whelp, anyways, happy birthday TC I suppose.

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