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emory



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PostPosted: Thu Aug 12, 2004 3:45 am Reply with quote
Did people honestly think that when they said "We're leaving forever this time!" that they were ACTUALLY GOING TO LEAVE FOREVER?

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cyrax777



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PostPosted: Thu Aug 12, 2004 4:06 am Reply with quote
The site that refuses to die. and now Im going to be even more broke as ill be buying a ton of blank media to burn off stuff.

Hurray for 4chan being back.
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 12, 2004 10:55 am Reply with quote
emory wrote:
Did people honestly think that when they said "We're leaving forever this time!" that they were ACTUALLY GOING TO LEAVE FOREVER?


No, but I think at this point it's still just a matter of time before 4chan kicks the bucket yet again. I give it 6 months before they either cut their image board sizes by >50%, or else they run out of money again.

Google banners aren't supposed to run on sites with adult content (and /h/ is, by anyone's definition, adult content); I doubt they'll be around for very long. The links to stuff to buy is a neat idea, though. Maybe some people will actually buy.
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Moesbie



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PostPosted: Thu Aug 12, 2004 10:56 am Reply with quote
Why is this making news? Doesn't 4chan basically proliferate copyrighted works? It's like announcing a fansub group has returned.
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 12, 2004 11:07 am Reply with quote
It made the news because them closing down made the news. If we report on a closing, its only responsible to report on the re-opening, but other than that, I honestly doubt 4chan will be in the news again...
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Emerje



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PostPosted: Thu Aug 12, 2004 1:03 pm Reply with quote
Besides, they're no longer alowing torrents for licensed titles/works which is a HUGE step in the right direction.

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lightningblade08



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PostPosted: Thu Aug 12, 2004 2:23 pm Reply with quote
what is 2chan?it sounds good but i don't know exaclty what it is? is it something to download anime from?or anything else?thanks.
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Emerje



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PostPosted: Thu Aug 12, 2004 3:39 pm Reply with quote
They're image boards (2chan is a Japanese take on it, 4chan (and the former 5chan) are English versions). Basicly people submit pictures for other people to see and talk about; of course, the most popular and most draining on their resources are their various hentai/porn sections.

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Godaistudios



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PostPosted: Thu Aug 12, 2004 4:06 pm Reply with quote
Cookie wrote:
emory wrote:
Did people honestly think that when they said "We're leaving forever this time!" that they were ACTUALLY GOING TO LEAVE FOREVER?


No, but I think at this point it's still just a matter of time before 4chan kicks the bucket yet again. I give it 6 months before they either cut their image board sizes by >50%, or else they run out of money again.

Google banners aren't supposed to run on sites with adult content (and /h/ is, by anyone's definition, adult content); I doubt they'll be around for very long. The links to stuff to buy is a neat idea, though. Maybe some people will actually buy.


Six months? Awfully optimistic aren't you? Smile

Honestly, I don't imagine the majority of people who will be "regulars" on the site will be purchasing much if anythng through them. It's going to take more than a new group to keep it going, and I think they are just setting themselves up for a fall. I doubt they will last till the end of the year.
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Tsu-na-mi



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PostPosted: Thu Aug 12, 2004 4:09 pm Reply with quote
But the real question on everyone's mind is...

will they bring back /g ?

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 12, 2004 7:25 pm Reply with quote
Tsu-na-mi wrote:
But the real question on everyone's mind is...

will they bring back /g ?


And I pray everyone's with me on this...

"GOOD GOD, DON'T!"
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cyrax777



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PostPosted: Thu Aug 12, 2004 7:31 pm Reply with quote
Emerje wrote:
Besides, they're no longer alowing torrents for licensed titles/works which is a HUGE step in the right direction.

Emerje
still i find that very ironic and hypocritical since basicly the whole site is one giant copyright infringmant central.

but anyway im glad there back ">[SPAM] for everyone Cool

and yes they did bring back /g [puke]
man I thought id seen sum fubar stuff before but damn /g is nasty. would it be wrong to pray for someone to DDOS /g?
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PostPosted: Thu Aug 12, 2004 7:39 pm Reply with quote
cyrax777 wrote:
would it be wrong to pray for someone to DDOS /g?


If that's wrong, then I don't wanna be right.
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Moesbie



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PostPosted: Thu Aug 12, 2004 11:48 pm Reply with quote
No one's forcing you to look at /g
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cyrax777



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PostPosted: Fri Aug 13, 2004 5:29 am Reply with quote
Moesbie wrote:
No one's forcing you to look at /g


And I don't except for today since I didn't know WTF it was. should have guessed.
You know the irony is I can sit thru a whole day of dissussing murder and viewing slides of crime scenes no problem but man
/g made me Ill. I guess its was some of the comments people were posting like they were activly stroking to it or some thing.
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