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Ponychan-MLPchan Merger >>>/site/15219

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An update on the merge Ghosties ## Mod 18554Sticky[View]

After some discussion, the merger isn't happening today. The latest estimate is within the week, so hopefully sometime in a few days the move will be more adequately handled and every feature will be working appropriately.

Some of the concerns were missing themes, advanced posting functions, etc. Things that could have been easily fixed within the day, but the team has decided to hold for now to work over.

We apologize for the delay, we were hoping to have the merge complete before the premiere but the deadline has come and gone and now we can focus more sufficiently on making sure the switch goes without a hitch.

Thanks for sticking with us through this time, on behalf of the MLPchan staff I hope you guys enjoy the time that's left on the site. We'll continue updating you as the merge comes closer to live.

And Anonthony, I'm personally sorry things didn't work out today.
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HolyGhost!Grimes./iQ 18622

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Anonymous 9999Sticky[View]

The /Site/ Sticky:
Welcome! This sticky will cover the majority of frequently asked questions as well as provide important information for using the site. Click each box for info.

● Formatting & Hotkeys
While browsing:
  • Q brings up the Quick Reply - if you have it enabled in the Settings.
  • Ctrl+b will make highlighted text bold
  • Ctrl+i will put it in italics
  • Ctrl+s will spoiler your text
  • Ctrl+h will hide your text, creating a [Show] button for people to reveal
  • Ctrl+u will underline it
  • Ctrl + r is for strikethrough
  • [cs][/cs] will create Comic Sans text
  • [tt][/tt] will create Typeface font
  • Red bold headings are obtained by placing two equal signs (==) on each side of ==your text== (On one line only)
  • [url] function - you can make hyperlinks in the following manner: [url=http://google.com]Click here[/url]
  • On /fic/, /pony/, /art/ and /rp/, you can edit your posts or threads. Click the checkbox of the post you want to edit and click the [Edit] button in the bottom right corner of the page to edit it.
  • You can use an automated "dice" by entering [XdY], X being the number of dice and Y the number of sides each dice has. For example [2d6] will throw two 6-faced dice.
  • You can also make additions or subtractions, useful for roleplaying fucntions. For example [1d20-5]
  • Thread watching: There is a 'Watch' link at the bottom right of every OP. When it's clicked, a 'Watcher' menu will appear near the Settings tab. You will be alerted of new messages in watched threads.
  • Cross--thread linking is done as such: >>>/test/47
  • Catalog: each board has a "Catalog" which will show you all the threads currently on every page of each board. For example: catalog for /anon/. The catalog will show you a preview of each thread's OP text, the OP image as well as the number of replies in each thread.
● Settings
MLPchan has a Settings button on the right of its navbar. Here are some of the features it provides:
  • The "style" field allows you to use different themes.
  • Show mature content threads: Will reveal the automatically hidden mature threads on certain boards. Off by default.
  • Treat mature images as spoilers: Spoilers images in mature threads, when threads are unhidden.
  • Reveal Spoilers will bypass the Spoilers system (Images and text)
  • Navbar stays at the top: "Sticks" the navbar to the top of the page. It is off by default: the navbar scrolls down with you.
  • Use QR for posting: Highly recommended, the Quick Reply allows you to post in a thread without scrolling to the top every time. Q brings it up.
  • Show "You" on links to your posts: Will put the text (You) after a reply directed to a post you have made.
  • Reply notifier sound: A sound alert is played when someone replies to you in a thread- if you have the thread opened.
● Hash-tags
MLPchan allows you to create hash-tags, which are a tagging feature.
You create a #Tag of your choice like so: [#Text of your choice]This is important for some boards like /rp/ and /fic/, it is also how you mark a thread as [#Mature]. On mature boards, a button is available when making the OP to add this tag automatically.

Note: Any NSFW image posted in a non-Mature thread is a rule violation and will be treated as such. Please tag your threads properly for the benefit of all users
● Upcoming additions:
Upcoming:
  • Filter/Anonymizer
  • Proper /all/-type board

Smaller improvements:

  • GUI popup for site announcements - or other means of making a site-wide news system
Various low priority items:
  • Pagination /per 100 posts viewing (?)
  • Post and image counts shown when in a thread
  • Google image search links by posts
  • Quick report links by posts
● Staff Contact:
Staff Emails - Use email for the most reliable communication:
● Administrators -
  • !!Applejack - Community Administrator - contact for matters regarding the overall community, ideas & suggestions, questions about site operations, public relations, etc
  • !!Littlepip - Systems Administrator - contact regarding technical matters, questions or suggestions regarding coding, bug reports, browsing, etc
● Moderators - Contact for all matters of moderation, general questions & inquiries, questions about rules, etc.Staff Skypes - you may contact the staff via Skype for more urgent matters & discussions.The site also has the following off-site links:
We have not been served any secret court orders and are not under any gag orders.
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Anonymous 18491

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Is there somewhere I could get the CSS codes for the custom themes y'all got


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[happening intensifies] ## Admin 18110StickyLocked[View][Last 50 Posts]

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oEsSpr80e64

we interrupt this broadcast for a special news bulletin: we gon' do it

tl;dr
once all the technical gobbledygook and whatchamacallit is all figured out and ready it's [happening]. bear in mind that could take a few weeks.

cross thread: http://www.ponychan.net/chan/meta/res/165156.html

we now return you to your regularly scheduled panic.
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Lisbon!EZSlut7tis 18533

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Anonymous 18615[View]

THE BOARDS ARE TOO BIG!
NO ONE ON /PONY/ IS EVEN DISCUSSING BLOOM AND GLOOM!
I MADE A THREAD FOR CASTLE SWEET CASTLE AND IDIOTS STARTED ROLE-PLAYING!
THE MERGER HASN'T HAPPENED YET SO THIS PLACE COULD GET SOME LIFE AT ALL!
I THINK /PONY/ ACTUALLY HAS AN ADVERTISEMENT FOR CHILD PORNOGRAPHY UP RIGHT NOW!
DO SOMETHING ALREADY!
DELETE A BOARD!
MERGE A BOARD!
SOMETHING!
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Anonymous 18619

>>18618

fuck off

Anonymous 18620

Anonymous 18621

>>18620

I'm sick of 8channers spouting this shit.


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Alexandrite!!H6elX4kPjy 18583[View]

This happened when I tried deleting a post.
https://mlpchan.net/oat/res/2896181+50.html#3238317
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JWalkerKioko 18586

>>18583
What were you trying to delete?

Alexandrite!!H6elX4kPjy 18602

>>18583
It's likely it deleted by the time you two showed up.

Alexandrite!!H6elX4kPjy 18609

I have a new issue. Hide doesn't seem to be hiding, or does it just appear that way cause I'm on the Wii U browser?

https://mlpchan.net/oat/res/3266622.html#3266682


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Connection Error Black Mage!jBlkMageb2 6422[View]

Lately ive been experiencing connection errors when I try to post that doesnt upload the post unless I try again and again
It only happens on this chan so its not my connection that is the problem
Is there anyway to fix this?
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Anonymous 18575

>this was posted 2 years ago
I hate time make it stop

18578

FRUITBOWL

Lisbon!EZSlut7tis 18582

>you will never call mage a fruitbowl while you grope him


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The official mlpchan Minecraft Server. BatBane!FXDOOMLlfE 10599[View][Last 50 Posts]

Hello and welcome to the official MLPchan Minecraft server thread!

The server address is easy to remember, simply put mlpchan.net in the connection box!
Rules
1# GRIEFING: People work hard on their creations, and they don't need to come on the sever to see it destroyed! The staff will place a protection on the base of any player who requests it (this is highly recommended!), but that does not mean that unprotected buildings are open game to destroy.

This also applies to areas of land that have not been moved into by a player. Please do not try to make the server look ugly by digging random pits and leaving trees only half cut everywhere.

Do not slaughter animals that clearly belong to another player. (For insignificant farm animals, breeding them first and killing a number equal to the new babies is okay. Killing all of them is not okay.)

Do not dig one block straight down to bedrock; besides being ugly, that's practically setting a deathtrap for someone to fall into.

Do not go pour lava everywhere, fire spread is off but this still creates a hazard and makes the server ugly.

2# THEFT: Stealing from other players is against the rules. Players are highly recommended to lock their chests of valuables. If you some how get past a lock, steal from a lock that is for some reason not working, or steal from a chest that a user tried to lock but failed is against the rules, then players will be refunded their items and the thief punished.
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EXTREMESPEED SLOWPOKE!SLOWqJ5Loo!!n0k12Xu0L8 18549

Is the server down? Or did it update?

Macil!/5s/Techmk 18551

>>18549
You have to downgrade to 1.7.5 to connect.
I haven't updated it in a while because the excellent Bukkit project which is used for all of the mods shut down some time after that, and I haven't spent the time to thoroughly investigate what newer options are out.

Anonymous 18552

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I'm starting work on a more permanent base, and I'm going for a dome design for the central chamber.

The top design is approximating a sphere with the inside walls, and the bottom is approximating a sphere with the outside walls. The middle one marks out the differences between the two with cracked brick.

Which version looks the best/roundest?


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Alexandrite!!H6elX4kPjy 18539[View]

Watch isn't working right, it won't stay on after following a thread.
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18543

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>>18540
apparently your code change is fucking with the filter system too

so word to the create of the filter. theyre having problems with it


also, any word on the merge? has this been forgotten or something?

Pernicious!hBUbOWvHak 18544

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>>18543
I noticed my filters were gone too. I really enjoy those and would like them back if possible please.

Macil!/5s/Techmk 18550

>>18543
it's [going to be] happening.gif

>>18544
Filters have been implemented natively into the site.


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When? Anonymous 18546[View]

Can I get an ETA on when the merger will happen? This place looks interesting but the low traffic initially turned me off.

Anonymous 18547

within a few days

18548

The earliest you might see it is tomorrow.

The latest I would wager would be after this weekend.


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Eliza!zIANOLEeck 18500[View]

>Snickerdoodle
no
no this is not ok
at all
mods
no
I'm literally going to pull a columbine of mlpchan in my dreams tonight if this stays.
mods
pls
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Anonymous 18529

>>18512
u mean buttpussy

Anonymous 18538

So the babyfying for Ponychan has begun?

18542

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>>18538
ummmm, this has been going on with mlpchan since like... forever. mlpchan has always had wordfilters

there is literally nothing new about this type of thing


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Anonymous 18534[View]

I would like to put my banner to mlpchan

Anonymous 18535

too late


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15165[View]

>Depictions of sex acts, genitals, female nipples, sex fluids, and underage sexualization are prohibited.

so is this an actual rule or not? especially the part about underage sexualization? can you take it down if you aren't actually going to bother enforcing it so that i can know not to post here anymore
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Anonymous 18454

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>>18449
Those are our mods in disguise: by shilling 8chan in a very shitty way, our community looks better by comparison ;^)

ayy lmanonymous 18459

>>18454
That's fucking next level.

Lisbon 18495

>so that i can know not to post here anymore

hmmmm...


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Agiri 18480[View]

Do we have any statistics on how many hits each board gets?

Sometimes I feel like I'm better off putting show discussion in /oat/ if I want more replies

Silver Strength!TwiDasH7n2 18482

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You'll almost certainly get more replies on /oat/; the drawback is you'll get more off-topic replies to go with 'em.


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site not working on mobile Anonymous 18420[View]

Hey so I've been trying to access this site on my phone using the exact same connection I do for my computers and the pages won't load, I keep getting a connection error. I checked and I'm NOT using incognito mode. I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 with T-Mobile. It has worked fine in the past but lately it seems like I can almost never connect. I believe it is a problem with MLPchan because it is not happening with any other site on my phone.

patachu!LULZISTwQI 18434

try installing a different browser on your S3, like Firefox, otherwise it's a config on your DNS.

>posting from my Blackberry 8820 on Operamini (freebox wifi)


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15215[View]

so i have an idea

we all know capchas are hella annoying

however, i think an idea to consider would be making any new IP have to enter a capcha -JUST ONCE-

to confirm they are real and not a bot

i think this will help prevent nasty spam

also do this >>15132

lazyass
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Anonymous 18388

>>15215
Nah.
Most spam can get around that these days.
Minus the major stuff, it's not going to stop the type of gunk we get.

Anonymous 18418

Okay there are like six CP threads on /art/ all of which I have reported twice and they have been up for more than an hour, also there is a CP thread on /anon/ I reported right now.

Anonymous 18419



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Catalog threads are taking long to load. Alexandrite!!H6elX4kPjy 18364[View]

I dunno what to put here, but it won't post unless something is here.

Alexandrite!!H6elX4kPjy 18367

You don't have to worry about this now. I downloaded a flash browser to my phone, it fixed everything.

Macil!/5s/Techmk 18382

Was the catalog not working for you in a certain browser? I'm not really sure what the issue was, but it sounds like you've solved it I guess.

Alexandrite!!H6elX4kPjy 18414

>>18382
I was using my Android phone's basic browser. I downloaded the UC flash browser and then it worked.


Overly Careful Kuro!bXgeUCIUnk 18354[View]

Good evening, or whatever time of day this might be read in.

Over the course of this day, when I open a page, I've kept getting interrupted by a white page claiming my browser was being "checked" by, what I assume to be, the DDoS protection.

This has shown up four times to me already today, while I don't remember ever having seen it in the past.

Is this something to possibly be cautious about for some reason, or is it a normal occurrence and, as long as I don't get stopped by it I shouldn't worry?
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Anonthony!AppLeJAcK. 18360

>>18359
I'm sure it's nothing to be concerned over, but it's better to be safe than sorry anyways.

Macil!/5s/Techmk 18383

CloudFlare does that sometimes by its own will. Do you have cookies or javascript disabled? Enabling them may make that happen less often.

Kuro!bXgeUCIUnk 18390

>>18383
No, I don't have anything disabled as far as I can see.

It's ultimately harmless, and only really gets annoying when it happens when I make a post and it ends up discarding it, but if it's just a run of bad luck I guess it's something I'll have to live with.


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Anonymous 18139[View]

So, what do we want this new site to be?

Not talking about the name or anything, but what sort of "mission statement", manifesto, or ideals should guide us so we don't end up directionless and just a community.

Should we do things to try to bring the amount of pony here up? Should we be laid back and just let the community decide?

I think this needs its own thread
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Anonymous 18351

>>18139
>So, what do we want this new site to be?
a fun place to be.

The Person Who Posts As Fluttershy (Element of Self-descriptive Usernames) 18352

>>18164
It wasn't much better during the season

Ghosties!zGiggle1Ws 18353

>>18352
But that's in the past, now


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Thread watcher is broken. Alexandrite!!H6elX4kPjy 17666[View]

It says threads I'm watching aren't there.
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Macil!/5s/Techmk 17998

(Ugh I had broken its code and accidentally re-deployed the broken version without realizing after I had reverted it. I fixed it yesterday.)

Anonymous 18182

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maybe
ur not there
:0

Alexandrite!!H6elX4kPjy 18202

Thank you!


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Merger Proposal !!Applejack ## Admin 15219Locked[View][Last 50 Posts]

The staff has been talking about what we could do to make this place a little more fun and help it grow. We have many active and dedicated users, but we recognize that we're not growing quite as we once were. We've come up with a plan that we believe to benefit everyone involved.

The Ponychan and MLPchan staffs are proposing a merger between the two sites. MLPchan was created in response to Ponychan policies of the time. We believe that since then, our differences have decreased, and those that remain are worth setting aside to unify the community. (See >>16137 for more information.)

The proposal you'll see below was composed by the staff members of both sites, who all had equal say and opportunity to discuss, suggest, edit and review all the things which went into it. And while collectively we came to agreement in principle on the matter, neither of us would go forward with such a change without bringing the community into the discussion beforehand to make sure our belief that it would be agreed to as well by the majority was correct, and to hammer out more details and concerns or suggestions for making it a reality.

We all know many of you care deeply about this community and would want the best for it, and we will do everything we can to address everything you bring up. Please remember that this is a /site/ thread for a serious discussion - remain civil and open-minded so that we can have an effective conversation about the matter.

The details of the proposal, as written by the staffs:

Site structure
"Ponychan.net" would be the name of the site.
The site's current servers and web host will be retired, and the site will be hosted on the dedicated server currently employed by MLPchan.
Kusaba will be slain, and MLPchan’s codebase will be used, with all of Ponychan's current themes and functionality added.
Both Ponychan and MLPchan archives saved and merged.
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Silver Strength!TwiDasH7n2 16807

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Anonymous 16808

>>16794
>she
woah, okay let me restate. It' because she's a bitch and an ass and instead of 'yelling' posts lecool reaction pic.

>>16799
Yeah, I think shi got swerved too much. You're opinion on anons though is toxic and exactly what leads to the bullshit circlejerk dictatorship we constantly see.

Anonthony!AppLeJAcK. 16812

NEW THREAD. MAX REPLIES REACHED.

>>16809
>>16809
>>16809


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