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Tools and scripts mys_elf Board owner 06/29/2021 (Tue) 02:17:18 Id:2dfb77 No. 4 [Reply] [Last]
Some tools and scripts that pertain to the site. >(you) persist userscript. https://gitgud.io/mys_elf/nhnb-you-persist For when you don't like to store browser data but would like to preserve your (you)s. Not totally happy with the operation of it, but it works well enough for now. Will update at some point in the future. >Private Boards addon https://gitgud.io/mys_elf/Private-Boards An addon to require login on certain boards. >PenMod https://gitgud.io/mys_elf/PenMod The frontend for this site. Uncreative name included. >Lynxscripts https://gitgud.io/mys_elf/lynxscripts A couple of scripts contained here. archiveLimiter.py can prune the archive to a set number of threads. fileLimiter.py will prune the oldest images first to keep disk space usage within a set amount. Useful when operating on limited disk space. autoLynx.sh is a shell script to automatically set up a Lynxchan instance. Useful for setting up a testing environment.

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>>408 I've pushed a fix to the repo, should work now. https://gitgud.io/mys_elf/nhnb-scraper >>409 I still haven't gotten around to testing out Channel Changer, so I can't really offer much help. I will say that it would probably be the better option if it can be made to work.

Discussion Thread for New Rules mys_elf Board owner 07/08/2021 (Thu) 03:26:04 Id:062d41 No. 64 [Reply] [Last]
The global rules have been updated: https://nhnb.org/.static/pages/globalRules.html As have board rules: https://nhnb.org/fim/rules.html https://nhnb.org/clop/rules.html https://nhnb.org/qa/rules.html This thread is for the discussion of them, as well as any questions or clarifications you might need answered.
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>>406 Thank you.

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General to do list mys_elf Board owner 06/29/2021 (Tue) 19:33:43 Id:965149 No. 5 [Reply] [Last]
A list of things that I will (probably) do at some point or another. In no strict order: >Add support to Clover/possibly Kuroba I have absolutely no experience with Android development, so if (you) do it would be nice if you let me know in thread. Might have some questions for you. In general I am looking at modifying a copy of the vichan code to do this. Both vichan and Lynxchan use .json APIs, so hopefully that shouldn't be too difficult to convert. Since Lynxchan doesn't return an index.json, probably won't get the non-catalog view to work perfectly right. Main problem I foresee is with captcha as that's likely going to take a bit more to figure out. The site should only require captcha if it gets a certain number of PPH, but it is important for the app to support it. Have only just started poking around with things, so development is still early yet on this. >Improve the gallery view >Investigate the possibility of catalog mode in the overboard >Add warn/ban reason editable dropdown >Possibly integrate >>114 >(you)s on backlinks >Thread stats in page -Addon needed, IP count will be in 2.8.x at the least.

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>>401 This is a known issue with Lynxchan. For the time being I'd probably just recommend converting it to a userscript.

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Janitor Applications mys_elf Board owner 06/28/2021 (Mon) 19:36:21 Id:d528cd No. 2 [Reply]
Are closed. Follow the directions here to apply: https://nhnb.org/.static/pages/janApp.html Please also answer these two questions in this thread and include your post number in your email: >Who's your favorite artist? >Do you enjoy conventions? Why or why not? Have you ever been to one? Which one? (These two questions are just for fun and bear no relevancy to the application process, the important bit is the post number)
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>Who's your favorite artist? That's hard. CBT is pretty great, as is n0nny and magnaluna. >Do you enjoy conventions? Why or why not? Have you ever been to one? Which one? I do because it's fun to look at cosplayers and check out the dealer rooms. I've only been to A-kon a few times and that was forever ago, right around FiM came out and earlier. Given I've more or less really recently made an effort to enter some sort of fandom, I would love to go to some /mlp/ cons and hang out with other anons. It's the usual curse of used to have the time but no money, now have the money but not enough time.

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Welcome to /qa/! mys_elf Board owner 06/28/2021 (Mon) 09:16:36 No. 1 [Reply]
Have questions? Need answers? Then this is the place for you. Please be sure to read the rules prior to posting: https://nhnb.org/qa/rules.html
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Anonymous 09/26/2021 (Sun) 18:59:04 Id:630dff No. 269 [Reply] [Last]
Hello, just wanted to ask if you would please consider adding a g5 board. Thanks!
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>>342 >>343 >People can't like both >Le reddit Are you the legit shizo threatening to kill themselves on /mlp/? There's obviously bleedover from people who like g4 and g5 in the community and /mlp/, as long as it's quality then the site is only hurting yourselves. Thus far it's been nowhere NEAR as cancerous as PL or EqG, you have some shitposters but you get that with g4 anyways like the awful Twilight prompts. G5 containment board doesn't really have much downside as long as they stay in it.
>>270 >>344 I understand where you're coming from, but the bottom line is that this site wasn't made to replace /mlp/; it's a supplement for those out there who want to exclusively enjoy G4 FiM for one reason or another, and also an emergency bunker for the worst case scenario of either Hiro feeling spunky and deleting the board, or the Glowing Ones deciding that it's time to shut down the honeypot for good. Might it be an idea to broaden out to include G5 here in the future? Possibly(though I personally wouldn't like it), but for now there is simply no legitimate reason to. We'll have to wait and see how things develop as the G5 show rolls out.
>>345 Yeah, it's a site made for a very specific purpose. Trying to pack it with features for everything is like those dweebs who make unnecessarily large servers which have too many channels that no one uses on that fagbreeding app that is banned from this site. There are three boards and a very simple premise. It should stay that way. If you don't like the premise, nobody is forcing you to be here.
>>344 >>People can't like both No.
>>270 there already is a containment board. It's called /mlp

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Anonymous 06/06/2022 (Mon) 00:25:02 Id:fc0142 No. 411 [Reply] [Last]
So, it turns out the latest wonderful decision by the /mlp/ moderation was to filter the word "barbienigger" in an attempt to discourage FiM fans from speaking out against EqG spammers. It's obvious that the jannies over there are furiously biased in favor of the barbiespammers, so the question is: How can this site become more active? Everything is here for a pony-only haven, but it feels like lots of ponyfags are still wary about switching sites, or don't even know this place exists.
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>>423 I think a lot of their culture comes from an aggregate of "gamers", furries, and anime profiles. It's based on a shared meta irony, a "lol look how degenerate we are" mentality. In those sorts of communities it's so normalized to post lots of memes about liking loli or whatever other sexualized anime/furry thing that it is considered strange to question it. The same goes for their distaste for bronies, it's a loose meta ironic thing that hangs over them at all times and is unquestionable. They deflect, and they foster a self labeled "degenerate" atmosphere even when there are minors around. Psychoanalytically speaking my conjecture is that this behavior is a coping mechanism meant to seek affirmation for an infantile complex, as I have seen many cases of this. It would also explain why they hate bronies because they are offended by how childish it looks on a surface level, when ironically their behavior about anime and furries is more psychologically childish than My Little Pony, which is pro-social and by that virtue more adult.
>>424 >bunch of teenagers and 20somethings start worshipping horsepussy in 2010 and beyond >others hate it with a passion >new generation rises >perpetuate the original meme without original context >carry the torch with some retarded modern "understanding" There's a reason so many want to return to the past. Something they thought would last forever as it was morphs into retarded shit they no longer enjoy. Not only that, but the individual enjoying it changes with it. That said, I'll worship horsepussy until I die since the alternative sucks so bad. 2D mare is love, 2D mare is life.
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>>424 They claim to be "degenerate," because the lolcows who actually care about "degeneracy" get mad about it. They hate bronies, because we spent 2010-2012 trolling the fuck out of them. I wouldn't do anything differently.
>>426 >They claim to be "degenerate," because the lolcows who actually care about "degeneracy" get mad about it. That's just a thinly vailed excuse for a lot of them. I have been around those kind of people enough to see genuinely depraved shit go down time and time again. Even if it started as "ironic" or to troll some lolcows, it has definitely slipped into genuine losers who fap to tf2 erp and vr chat all day. There is also the questionable aspect that most people in that culture are underage, so it's rampant with groomers. Most of them are just dweebs, lame but not to an unreasonable level. They normalize the environment that the worst of them capitalize on. After all, if it's not only OK but hip and cool to be a degenerate, they are more likely to turn a blind eye. It's basic conditioning.
>>427 So you're one of the lolcows who actually care about degeneracy. Say no more. I am going to go back to posting about wanting to fuck the horses on a kids' cartoon now.

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Spam-B-Gone Anonymous 12/23/2021 (Thu) 05:27:40 Id:fed218 No. 313 [Reply]
Just a quick thought regarding the regular spam/ad bots... Since they all seem to be Chinese, wouldn't it just be practical to rangeban that region for now? I kind of doubt that we have any genuine regular Chinese visitors that would be affected at the moment, considering how obscure this place still is. Of course, that's just me assuming these are actually coming from China. For all I know it could be US based spam, or India, or somewhere in Europe or any other place.
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On a different note, just noticed that I'm glowing ^:) ID: fed218
Another observation and potential suggestion. I've noticed nearly all of the spambots include a lot of junk in the name and subject fields. What about something like this? If the combined total amount of characters in the name and subject fields exceeds a set number, like 20, captcha is required.
>>337 I haven't really noticed anything that could be used to consistently identify the spambot, and adding a captcha like that would likely not be super straightforward. I will say that the more aggressive rangebans we've been doing do seem to be making a noticeable difference. I think as long as we keep it up, things will continue to improve.
I have noticed that the spam bots only go to certain threads, and I think they choose that based on some kind of algorithm. Wouldn't it be possible to make a trap thread for the bots that tics off all of the algorithm's thread finding sense and autodeletes all new posts in it? Just an idea I had, might no really be how the bots work.
>>399 >I have noticed that the spam bots only go to certain threads, and I think they choose that based on some kind of algorithm. It's probably all automated, seems like once it selects a thread it will always return to it in the future. >Wouldn't it be possible to make a trap thread for the bots that tics off all of the algorithm's thread finding sense and autodeletes all new posts in it? Unlikely. Who really knows what metric it goes by. Likely just whatever comes up in it's search. I will say that the spam situation is a lot better these days. There are times now that we even go multiple days without a single spam post. There has been a slight uptick over the past couple days, they probably got in a new batch of IPs, but once they blow through those we'll likely be back to seeing less and less of them.

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Clarification on GR.14 Anonymous 04/07/2022 (Thu) 01:33:52 Id:6f893f No. 394 [Reply]
I was considering making a thread for a simplified pen and paper sort of game meant to be some interactive fun for anons. Make a character, join in, play a loose zap style game set in the world of FIM. Every day would count as one turn and each anon would write in their move which would get processed at a consistent time. I would add pictures to convey aspects of the world. Before creating the thread I checked the rules in case something like this was mentioned and I saw GR.14 "No roleplaying". It seemed clean cut to me at first but I think that this thread could be fun for a small board like this that does not get many posts; it would offer some consistent interactivity without getting too noisy. I figure there is a chance that the rule was not written to stop game threads of the type I described but with the intent to prevent some other sort or roleplay (like for example always roleplaying as a character when you make your posts). Even if it's a small chance it can't hurt to ask.
>>394 I always thought No RP rule is meant to stop bullshit like I'm a bad filly, bla bla bla, ask me questions Anons! not CYOA-like things or prompts.
>>394 Sounds to me like basically a CYOA, should be fine. >>395 >I always thought No RP rule is meant to stop bullshit like >I'm a bad filly, bla bla bla, ask me questions Anons! >not CYOA-like things or prompts. Pretty much.
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Quick question about rule #2 Anonymous 03/19/2022 (Sat) 00:58:42 Id:46c69f No. 387 [Reply]
Is watersports considered too extreme? Personally I see watersports as OK but scat and diapers are gross; just wanted to be sure if that's agreed.
>>387 Should probably be fine, just keep in mind board rules (mainly nsfw vs sfw images depending on whether your posting on /fim/ or /clop/).