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News Thread ranchan Admin 11/04/2022 (Fri) 15:57:42 No. 713 [Reply]
I redid the front page/top of board news to be pulled from threads, so all future site news will be posted here. Feel free to give feedback/responses , since only staff posts will be shown on the front page.
Edited last time by ranchant on 11/07/2022 (Mon) 18:30:00.
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>>755 Connection failed (* Verify E: Failed to validate hostname? (-1)) RANCHAAAAAAN

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ranchant Board owner 01/11/2022 (Tue) 05:39:12 No. 13 [Reply]
/meta/ is for discussion pertaining to wapchan itself. please do not use this as a "random" or otherwise off topic board. thank you!

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anon 08/18/2022 (Thu) 22:44:44 No. 625 [Reply]
IRC certificate seems to be expired according to my bouncer. >(wapchan.org) [disconnected]: connection error: failed to register: failed to read message: x509: certificate has expired or is not yet valid: current time is after 2022-06-29T00:25:04Z
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>>629 For some reason, the daemon keeps crashing after a while, and the logs directory wasn't properly setup, so I've fixed that. I'll check on it tomorrow and try to figure what's been going on.
>>630 I don't know if you've gotten around to it yet today, but it's back up!
>>630 >>631 Just noticed this, but the last 5 songs list on wapchan itself isn't updating.
>>632 fixed
>failed connecting/registering to Wapchan: connection error: failed to connect: failed to dial "wapchan.org:6697": dial tcp i/o timeout

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anon 04/27/2022 (Wed) 10:31:05 No. 414 [Reply]
Hello, wapchan, 2kind.moe here! Nobody had any issues with becoming friends. Our site is well... kind! We like to take it easy over there. We welcome most topics, so long as discussion remains civil. While we don't have any rules about it, our users don't care for the modern imageboard user. /kind/ might not be as big as it once was, but you won't find such a dedicated userbase anywhere else! Hopefully this introduction is satisfactory. I'll add you to our friends page.
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>>414 thanks for receiving us warmly, friend. i personally just really liked the tone of your board, we could use more of those kinds of places on the modern net. i've added you to our friendly sites page as well, hope to see you all around in the future!
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It seems our good friends at 2kind are having some downtime due to being pulled by their hosts. I hope they get their site up and running again soon enough, it's a very nice board. https://anon.cafe/shelter/res/3340.html
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>>693 We are working on it. Unfortunately there is a lot for me to learn, but I'm making good progress and I have invaluable assistance. I'll be sure to let everyone know when we are back up.
Damn kind is still dead... F
>>748 believe in kindmin

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pre fortress update server pls anon 11/20/2022 (Sun) 01:57:45 No. 747 [Reply]
update pre fortress server pls (game got update)

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anon 05/19/2022 (Thu) 15:57:30 No. 442 [Reply] [Last]
How do you think we're gonna get more traffic around here?
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>>728 Yeah, same happened to me, too. I think we have one sour janny on the lose in 4chan's /lum/.
>>729 I've been here for a couple of months and I too have noticed it's growth in just that short amount of time.
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>>730 >>728 I've mentionned wapchan, mootxico and other alt-chans a LOT of times and I've never been banned
>>733 I try to mention it when it'd be worth mentioning, so if an anon on /a/ or /vr/ starts talking about wanting a place to talk about old stuff I drop it. I haven't been banned either but I've only mentioned it around 2-3 times.
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I've been around since Jan and I've recently noticed there's been a lot more activity around here so that's a good thing. I personally try to post as much as I can about whatever I'm currently watching and reply to threads just to keep up discussion but I know it's not enough when others also need to give some input. Currently watching Macross for the first time so I'll probably make a thread somewhere around here about that in a few days and my opinions of it. Beyond that I doubt I'll be posting except to respond to other anon's. Wish I was playing more retro vidya so I could post on /vr/ but right now I've been preoccupied with modern vidya.

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Text size is too small on the catalog on this board's "style" Deus#HPHrgW 11/15/2022 (Tue) 22:33:15 No. 734 [Reply]
subject line and no, I will never change the style.
>>734 I increased the size from 10pt to 13pt, which should look better.

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anon 09/13/2022 (Tue) 00:55:44 No. 659 [Reply]
Why are wapchan anons so shy? When some anon makes a thread I often see a lot of replies shortly after, but people hesitate to make their own thread for some reason. Go ahead and make threads about stuff you want to discuss and if there is no board for that talk to ranchan my friends.
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I want to make a laserdisc or general older media thread but havent gotten around to it. Maybe someday.
>>689 If you were to compare to /a/ and most anime boards one of the main differences is that anime communities are unified around seasonal anime, whereby everyone is watching the same batch of shows all at the same time. With older stuff people are just picking out whatever shows interest them from all of anime history, so there is less chance that if you make a thread about some anime that there will even be anyone to talk to you about it. One thing that used to be done on /m/ was a group watch whereby everyone watched 1 episode of an anime per day or per week and there would be a thread for everyone who partook to discuss it.
The curse of all alt chans, where people spend more time bitching in meta threads than actually talking about things.
I have never made a thread on 4chan, ever before. So I have some questions Can I make two threads in the same board? Or does previous thread get deleted? Is it possible to make 2 threads in 2 seperate boards?
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>>715 >Can I make two threads in the same board? Yes >does previous thread get deleted? Threads rarely get deleted unless they're obvious (usually automated) spam >Is it possible to make 2 threads in 2 seperate boards? Yes. More discussion is always appreciated around here. Don't be afraid to make threads!

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Fall Update fig57 Admin 09/08/2022 (Thu) 19:08:15 No. 670 [Reply]
Now that September has rolled around, I figure it's about time we'd have another update. Here's whats on the table: >New board approval We're planning on adding a few more boards for certain topics >/cor/ - retro western animation and comics >/tech/ - technology and associated gadgetry >/vr/ - old games, but better than 4/vr/ As always I'll run a poll just to see if people generally like these ideas, if so I'll probably add them over the weekend https://cgi.heyuri.net/vote/vote.php?p=216 >Game server restructuring I'm going to overhaul the game servers. Currently planning to remove most of the extra sourcemod servers besides one of each game, just because they've been empty for months. In their place I'll be adding a TF2 server that runs many of the same sourcemod plugins and (finally) a minecraft server, notably on beta 1.7.3 (peak minecraft IMO). We may add another game if there's sufficient interest. This will all be setup sometime this month when I have time. >Community expansion This isn't a new topic but since we had some discussion on it recently I though I'd bring it up again. While I do run a bit of a personal social media presence now for youtube and twitter, those of course aren't directly related to wapchan (topics are sorta related), so I was wondering how the community would feel about a social media presence for the site itself. Maybe a project related to the site? >Streams

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>>684 >literally zero votes on the poll >adds /cor/ anyway Not angry, just disappointed
>>685 To be fair the poll was meant to be checkbox style. Didn't see any posts against /cor/ so I felt like it had potential. But that's just me, if it's really unpopular I can remove it.
/cor/ was removed due to lack of interest I'll make working polls in the future. Also, moved this to meta because I put it in ar for some reason
I am redoing the banners to be animated webp files instead of webms. This might break the banners for a bit.
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I hope you all had a good Halloween. Unfortunately I have been far busier than expected for a while now (and have to makeup some work and exams this week), so I haven't had a lot of time to do stuff around here, but as always if any of you have ideas to improve the site I'd appreciate them.

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Minecraft server thread fig57 Admin 10/16/2022 (Sun) 22:07:03 No. 704 [Reply]
I am pleased to announce that the Wapchan Minecraft server is now open! This is running on beta 1.7.3 (peak minecraft), and for the most part there aren't many rules, but try to keep the place looking decent and don't just come on and smash stuff. We're trying to keep things comfy, after all. Recommended launcher is https://github.com/PlaceholderMC/PlaceholderMC , since it does not require a microsoft account (this server is cracked). Additional info can be found at https://rentry.org/hfp IP is play.wapchan.org
Edited last time by ranchant on 10/18/2022 (Tue) 04:58:20.

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