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157415 No. 157415 Stickied [View]
Hey there, everyone! I'm Nimble Wing. Some of you know me, most of you probably don't. Either way, I'm the guy who runs the FAQ and Contact Us pages here on Ponychan. Lately, most of my major changes and updates to the FAQ have simply been tacking on something new, such as adding in details on the Settings Page or going over the different features of Ponychan X. However, just tacking things on doesn't exactly serve to fix everything, so I've been thinking. Why not just see what everyone thinks and do it again?

That's where you all come in. I very rarely hear mention of Ponychan's FAQ page, and I try to fix things whenever I do. But I'd like to actually see if I can get you all to look it over and tell me what you think. Some of it has been up there for a while, some of it might be imperfect or out of date, and some of it might be able to be written better. What do you guys think? Is there anything you'd like to have added to the FAQ? Anything you'd like me to change? Remove entirely? I'd just like to get a feel for how you guys see the FAQ so I'll know what to do with it. I've got some things that I already plan to do, but it's nice to know what the users think. It's written for the users, after all!

Anyway, I'm putting this thread up before I go to bed, so I won't be responding until later. But this will at least have it open to both the morning and afternoon users for me to see later, and I'll be able to respond to everyone in one go. I'll be back online somewhere around twelve hours after this post goes up, so if you really want to be around when I get back, keep an eye out then. No promises, though!

So that's that! Let me know what you all think of the FAQ, and I'll try my best to get to work on it. I won't be able to do everything, of course. One step too far, and the mods put me on lockdown. But I'll certainly try to do what I feel would make it better! Thanks a bunch in advance for all of your posts, and I'll see you all later.

-Nimble Wing
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>> No. 157722
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157722
>>157720
>You're implying that I'm not having fun in my own ways.
I sometimes like to respond to obvious jokes in a serious tone. I kinda find it entertaining, mainly because of how people respond. But that's just me, and nobody else ever finds it fun anyway. Just another of my quirks, I suppose.

But you're right about the add-ons section. Well... mostly. I'll fix the Ponychan X link, but PonyUpZ and Ponychan Notifier still exist. They just don't really get updated anymore and are both... a bit overshadowed by Ponychan X and its features. I'll keep the links there, because I know that there are at least a few people who still use PonyUpZ, at least. (I do, simply for one or two of the features that aren't present in Ponychan X. But that's nothing I think anybody else uses regularly, so it's not exactly important.)
Thanks for the feedback!


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155306 No. 155306 Stickied [View] [Last 50 posts]
External version: 2.33
Native version: 2.13

After over three months worth of coding power and countless hours of rewriting code almost entirely from the ground up, it is an honor for me to present you guys with Ponychan X version 2. Its over 6000 lines long, yet faster than ever, free from any unnecessary frameworks. This will also serve as the support thread for the nightly builds that require installation, as they work their way into neutral builds to be updated to the site itself.

INSTALLATION
1) Like before, install a GM-based extension, if don't already have one, for your browser.
Chrome [chrome.google.com]Firefox [addons.mozilla.org]SeaMonkey [addons.mozilla.org]Opera [addons.opera.com]Safari [www.pimpmysafari.com]

2) Install Ponychan X [dl.dropboxusercontent.com]

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>> No. 159656
>>159648
Just give him his own PHP file for uploading to the PCX JS file. Similar files exist for stuff like /gala/ thread changes, iirc.

Last edited at Sat, Jul 26th, 2014 10:38



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159691 No. 159691 [View]
Self-ban images aren't a thing anymore. I liked those, bring them back.
>> No. 159692
test
>> No. 159693
Sure is lonely here


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159685 No. 159685 [View]
So first of all, I want to say how awesome the new youtube embed is (mostly because now I can see it). That said I've noticed that youtube embeds that youtube embeds that are posted when a thread updates don't play. You have to exit the thread and go back in in order to play it. It's not really that big of a deal, but I figured I would mention it because it is an inconvenience.
>> No. 159687
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159687
Ponychan X thread, mate.
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159689
Oh, I was write about the problem. I was having this issue the other day and I thought it was Chrome, but then when I reloaded stuff things worked and I didn't check to see why. I second this as being a thing that happens, though.
>> No. 159690
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159690
^this also happens on the front page if ponii-chan X loads the second page along with the first, videos on page 2 don't load
^WOW THANKS A LOT ZAMOONDA FOR BREAKING THE WEBSITE
<(◕‿◕✿)


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159661 No. 159661 [View]
So if I get banned for breaking the same rule within one week twice, the second one is naturally extended , am'I rite?

So, if I break 1 rule, get a warning for it and break another rule and get banned, is that latter ban extended?
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>> No. 159667
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159667
As an addendum, a fifteen minute warning is unusual.
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159686
>>159661
to be honest, i find the rules ridiculously strict
>> No. 159688
>>159686
>3_year_slowpoke.jpg


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159636 No. 159636 [View]
Hey mods, I'm currently collecting a folder of 200+ spaghetti pics and I'm wondering if was against the rules to post 200+ pics of spaghetti into one thread specifically assigned to posting 200+ pics of spaghetti on /oat/ and/or /chat/?
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>> No. 159682
>>159680
Oh good, the spaghetti expert is here.
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159683
>>159682
>> No. 159684
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159684
>collecting a folder of 200+ spaghetti pics

Godspeed on your mission, soldier!
Make us proud!


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159676 No. 159676 [View]
hey, how come everytime i make a thread, it does this

<pic related

it only does it on firefox (with ponychan x on)
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159678
Well, since this is Ponychan X related, I guess I should be responsible for taking care of this issue. What version of pX are you using?
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159679
>>159678
version 2.13


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158742 No. 158742 [View]
we should have banners
^pic related
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>> No. 159674
Youtube embed play button
  >>159673
>> No. 159675
>>159673
Fun?

I guess it's a little late in the game for it anyways~
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159677
>>159673
>>159674
I support fun


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159507 No. 159507 [View] [Last 50 posts]
This is your announcement thread about our newest addition to the site staff and dedicated site coder, he's pretty cool, and apparently sucks at intro threads, so here we go.
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>> No. 159655
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159655
>Sweaty Belle

Gross, and also, morally reprehensive.
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159669
>>159652
Lemming? The fuck are you on, Pezzy?
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159670
>!!Sweetie Belle

Still not better than !!Rarity


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159657 No. 159657 [View]
There seems to be a lot of spambot posts across all of the slower boards on the site, should we report all of that stuff or just ignore it?
>> No. 159658
not a mod, But I'd report it.

On a slower board it sits longer and is more distracting imo
>> No. 159659
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159659
Reporting it is pretty much the only way the mods ever catch wind of things like that, so it would be nice if you would do that.
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159660
>>159658
>>159659
That makes sense, I will find what I can and report it.


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159345 No. 159345 [View] [Last 50 posts]
Isn't it, like, a dead /oat/? It should be deleted IMO.
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>> No. 159647
So it's still happening?
>> No. 159649
>>159647

i dont think it was ever going to happen to begin with
>> No. 159651
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159651
>>159467
IIRC, it received mixed feedback, much of it having to do with a certain pink mod deciding to leave the fetish threads up and asking people not to let them get too fetishy.


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159469 No. 159469 [View]
My posts have no edit button.

Why?
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>> No. 159613
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159613
This >>159471
You need to refresh the thread. You can still click the check box for your post, scroll down, and click the edit button
>> No. 159628
>>159471
The issue with Ponychan X should actually be fixed. If you still see your posts not getting an edit button specifically on autoupdating the thread, then it's definitely a bug. But so far I haven't seen it happen in a long time, so that news would be new to me.

The current flaw with the edit button though is that it takes your post history and just wraps it into a JSON string saved in your local storage under item 'settings.10'. None of it gets erased unless you manually do so yourself. Therefore, if your post history is long enough, you can max out your local storage space and have no room to make any more edit buttons. Ultimately when this happens, you may get an error on pX stating that your local storage item is not valid JSON.

If you type this in the address bar, it'll output your post history in a JSON string at the bottom of the page.
javascript:; document.body.appendChild(document.createTextNode(localStorage.getItem("settings.10")));


>>159613
Perhaps if I may suggest later on that we could later migrate the locally saved post information in 'settings.10' to something more feasible, maybe IndexedDB?
>> No. 159646
>>159628
Would be a fairly overdone solution, the type of storage IndexedDB is built to handle is way larger than our post count. A much more efficient one would be to simply delete expired entries - i.e. any posts outside of /meta/ and whatever other boards require posting. To achieve this maxed out storage space you would literally need to have thousands of posts on /meta/ and the like. An incredible feat, to say the least. Even so, few users could ever reach the amount required to max out the storage space, unless the way the data is being stored is inefficient? I mean, I have no idea why it needs to store the password, your current password is supposed to be the key here, and I can't say what the relevance of the timestamp is.

Edit: I'm pretty sure there's some pruning already involved. My post cache only goes back to March 31st.

Last edited at Fri, Jul 25th, 2014 09:07



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159464 No. 159464 [View]
You should be able to 'like' things on Ponychan!
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>> No. 159604
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159604
>>159601

This.
>> No. 159634
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159634
>>159500
this also,

Facebook should have a 'dislike' button
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159644
>>159593
Will senpai notice me if I get enough Ponychan likes?


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159438 No. 159438 [View]
>this post was cleared
>>/oat/39292720
wat. Her breasts are clearly showing. Like, you can see her nipples. How is this not against the rules?
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>> No. 159443
>>159439
Because according to the current rules governing sexual content this isn't something I would expect to be allowed. And if I owned a business and some woman was in my store with a sheer top and her nipples poking out I'd probably ask her to leave, especially if it was a family business and there were minors present.

>>159441
And there we have it.
>> No. 159454
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159454
>>159443
With a sheer top, sure. But if she was just wearing a shirt or something and happened to be nippin' out?

Last edited at Wed, Jul 23rd, 2014 12:39

>> No. 159457
>>159454
then it wouldn't be analogous to that image, since the "shirt" the character was wearing was semi-transparent and the tits were pretty visible.


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159341 No. 159341 [View]
dear moderators of www.ponychan.net : why are threads which are made about having sex with pokemon not sent to a deletion board? is it because anons are not making them, as comparable threads made by unfamiliar people would likely be sent away to /coolstorybrony/ or /eww/ or i forgot the name of the boards. i doubt this, but this is mysterious! is it because you want to have sex with pokemon?

i find this odd because we seem to have these threads at least once a day, if not more! this is a strange and unfortunate circumstance, as i am unsure if a thread about someone wanting to suck an eevee's tiny smelly little fox dick is appropriate for ponychan, especially not multiple times in the span of a 24 hour period!

i look forward to your timely response. thank you

Last edited at Sun, Jul 20th, 2014 21:39

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>> No. 159361
>>159360
it's probably my fault for posting in the new one.
>> No. 159363
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159363
> checking /oat/
Wait, it's become a bandwagon?

Seriously, Audrey, not cool.
>> No. 159369
>>159360

over the past week ive seen at least four of them, probably more. it's become manleys newest posting gimmick thing more or less because of this


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