[ home ] [ site / arch ] [ pony / oat / chat ] [ rp / fan ]

/oat/ - General

For most everything pony and non-pony.
Name
?

This field is optional. You can choose any name you want, or you can post anonymously by leaving this field empty.

Tripcodes are a way to identify yourself between posts without having to register with the site. To use a tripcode, enter your name as ‹name›#‹key›.You can choose anything you want as the key—it is private and will never be shown to other posters or stored on the server. For example:

Rarity#bestpony → Rarity!.4PK7yxdII

If you want a tripcode containing specific words, you can download a program designed to search for tripcodes, such as Tripcode Explorer.

Email?

Entering an e-mail is optional.

There are also code words you can enter here which perform certain actions when you submit your post.

  • sage — lets you post without bumping a thread.
  • nonoko — uses the original post behavior to redirect to the board index.

These can be used at the same time as an e-mail address by typing ‹email›#‹action›.

You can also use Skype names in place of an e-mail. The notation is the same as a link to a username on skype itself, which is skype:‹username›

Subject
Comment?
Giving emphasis
[b] Bold [/b] Ctrl + B
[i] Italic [/i] Ctrl + I
[u] Underlined [/u] Ctrl + U
[s] Strikethrough [/s] Ctrl + R
Hiding text
[?] Spoiler text [/?] Ctrl + S
[h] Hide block of text [/h] Ctrl + H
Special
[rcv] Royal Canterlot voice [/rcv] Ctrl + K
[shy] Fluttershy voice [/shy]
[cs] Comic Sans [/cs]
[tt] Monospaced [/tt]
[d20], [4d6] — Dice rolls
URLs and linking
Link to a post on the current board
>>1234
Link to another board
>>>/pony/
Link to a post on another board
>>>/pony/1234
Hypertext links
[url=https://www.ponychan.net/] Ponychan [/url]
File
Flags
Password?

This field is for editing and deletions.


Jan 20: Board Organization Discussion
Jan 15: Staff Update, and Rules Update

File: 1487290337629.jpg (59.07 KB, 640x412, 1471119293088.jpg)

Waifus are people too!YoRdlEjxQ6 41769609Locked

Probably goes in chat, but whatever
>tfw watching a documentary about Oregon Ballot measure 9
The parallels in rhetoric from then and today are some of the scariest things I've ever seen. Makes me terrified at what could come next.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oregon_Ballot_Measure_9_(1992)

for those of you who dont know

Reaver 41769615

Lolling at the word 'monies'.

41769687

This is actually kind of unsurprising. Oregon used to have a law that forbade black people from moving there. The reputation it got from hipstertown covers the racism about as well as a white sheet hides a drag racing car in the living room

Reverend!Slavshit.Y 41769720

File: 1487299400630.jpg (99.7 KB, 1143x698, mia_smol_by_raikoart-daquh97.p…)

>>41769609

I was fine with it until

>All levels of government, including public education systems, must assist in setting a standard for Oregon's youth which recognizes that these behaviors are abnormal, wrong, unnatural and perverse and they are to be discouraged and avoided.

Anonymous 41769727

If you've never lived in Oregon, it's the West Coast equivalent to Maine. It's locked in a time warp due to much of their legal actions over the past half century. Other than the largest cities like Portland, it's rural and locked down to prevent California style development.

Attitudes such as those backed by the authors of this ballot measure represent a lot of the rural mindset. They're as sick and tired of people from New York and California moving in and trying to change things.

Reverend!Slavshit.Y 41769729

File: 1487300808547.png (719.36 KB, 1024x576, ahri_galactica_by_john_falcao_…)

>>41769727

>They're as sick and tired of people from New York and California moving in and trying to change things.


Rightly so, eh?

Waifus are people too!YoRdlEjxQ6 41769732

>>41769720
I mean that was kind of the entire point of the law, so....

Reverend!Slavshit.Y 41769733

File: 1487301744714.jpg (116.47 KB, 894x894, popstarfoxy_by_midorinemurase-…)

>>41769732

Yeah, but the whole part about not facilitating or encouraging would have been fine. Kind of common sense to just stay out of it but eh.

🐈🐈UMR🐈🐈!SUCC/WBAqg 41769740

File: 1487302674837.png (179.53 KB, 577x499, boxes.PNG)

>>41769687
>Oregon used to have a law that forbade black people from moving there.
rightly so eh

Anonymous 41769743

This was defeated by a fair margin 15 years ago, and in the mean time people have gotten a lot more tolerant. Why is it a danger now?

Reverend!Slavshit.Y 41769749

File: 1487303035475.jpg (554.88 KB, 740x1033, washing_ahri_1_by_goomrrat-d9r…)

>>41769743

This. The support isn't there.

41769751

File: 1487303094663.jpg (116.03 KB, 400x580, I forgot to buy the anthrax.jp…)

>>41769743
there are people actively trying to go back to that? Oregon has way more homophobes than you'd think. Just walk ten feet out of portland.

Skinny!Trips0zvVM 41769758

>>41769749
>The support isn't there
Oh buddy you don't know much about the demos in Oregon. Oregon is like the Texas of the west coast, one or two cool liberal cities, and then it's just a backwater redneck wasteland. If I had a dollar for every time I've heard an old white guy talk about "the niggers" while out drinking I could probably fill my gas tank.
This post was edited by its author on .

Reverend!Slavshit.Y 41769769

File: 1487303956176.jpg (132.34 KB, 816x979, _fanart__ahri_chan_by_dirtykur…)

>>41769758

Those one or two cities have the population to make the state go Democratic consistently. Assuming voter patterns stay the same that means such a thing has little chance of passing.

Skinny!Trips0zvVM 41769771

>>41769769
They only really swing blue in generals. A lot of our state/municipal government is deeply conservative. That's why we have some of the most lax open carry laws in the country.

Reverend!Slavshit.Y 41769778

File: 1487304400750.png (10.41 KB, 350x180, 350px-Oregon_state_legislature…)

>>41769771

Governor: Kate Brown (D)
Attorney general: Ellen Rosenblum (D)
Senators: Jeff Merkley (D), Ron Wyden (D)
Representatives: Greg Walden (R), Suzanne Bonamici (D), Peter DeFazio (D), Earl Blumenauer (D), Kurt Schrader (D)

I don't know, it looks pretty overwhelmingly Democratic on the federal level.

The state senate is pretty solidly Democratic too.

Flutterbuttz 41769787

>>41769751
>there are people actively trying to go back to that?
and that wasn't the case last time?

Waifus are people too!YoRdlEjxQ6 41769795

File: 1487305973689.jpg (59.5 KB, 426x651, __drawn_by_yamaarashi__dbe47d7…)

>>41769743
>This was defeated by a fair margin 15 years ago
Yeah, while the exact same bill was passed in Colorado.

It's not more so must gays and lesbian rights, as much as just the exact same kind of rhetoric that was used to promote this bill is used to elect trump. Made up statistics and facts that they made the public believe. Like it's fucking scary, at one point there was a clip of one of the OCA conferences, and the dude was saying like 28% of gays participate in "scating", and like 12% were pedophiles, just ridiculous.stuff, and they believed it. Trumps been doing the same shit and it this time it got him elected. I guess just the power of misinformation scares the shit out of me.
>>41769751
Also this, although I dont see us flipping red any time soon tbh.

Flutterbuttz 41769808

>>41769795
>28% of gays participate in "scating"
Like ice cream? :o

Waifus are people too!YoRdlEjxQ6 41769840

File: 1487310982586.jpg (159.37 KB, 850x850, __hiryuu_and_souryuu_kantai_co…)

>>41769808
>hey lemme just deflect the fact that I agree with this and just use humor and keep my opinions hidden so nobody will ever say nasty things about me even though I believe in some things people will disagree with and rightfully so

Im gonna meanpost for a second, your entire shtick of constantly obscuring your beliefs to remain neutral when you are obviously not neutral is really fucking annoying and kinda pisses me off. You're allowed to say things people don't like, be a big boy and deal with the consequences.

CPU OHHH 41769851

Waifus are people too!YoRdlEjxQ6 41769859

File: 1487312373193.jpg (61.88 KB, 540x960, __hanekawa_tsubasa_bakemonogat…)

>>41769851
He's not going to respond and continue to hide, but I will bring this up every time he does it again, Im fucking sick of this bullshit.

CPU fight 41769863

>>41769859
That sucks, I want to see people fight.

Noa!Suy79kFgQI 41769987

File: 1487325413524.png (539.18 KB, 609x784, Lapis838.png)

In the grim darkness of the not too distant future, when the thought police come at my door to arrest me for writing gay propaganda I will go to the car with my head high, thinking of all the badly wirtten shit that people will have to read through as evidence against me.

>>41769615

What other word would they use? 'Money' or 'funds', like some dirty peasant might say?

>>41769743
>This was defeated by a fair margin 15 years ago, and in the mean time people have gotten a lot more tolerant. Why is it a danger now?

What parallel universe do you live in? No, seriously, I need to know so I can buy a ticket.

>>41769863

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z1oz3-Qe4ss
This post was edited by its author on .

Mac !RevGiOKgRo 41770000

>>41769795
>I dont see us flipping red any time soon

You'd be shocked how fast a flip can happen.

41770020

File: 1487336122116.jpg (30.3 KB, 645x363, schwarzenegger040315_getty con…)

>>41770000
Until you realize its because of gerrymandering. :/

41770053

File: 1487347633922.jpg (129.08 KB, 492x369, giving the go-ahead on workers…)

hearing news that our great nation is gearing up to mobilize the national guard to kick out immigrants

>>41769749
>The support isn't there.
Rightly so, eh?

>Those one or two cities have the population to make the state go Democratic consistently.

Portland is pretty much ~the~ city of Oregon.

Oregon has a little under 4 million people. Portland city itself has just shy of 600,000. The next 5 largest cities in Oregon cover a spread 150-90k people each, 4 of the 5 are within 40 miles of Portland anyway. The adjacent cities added in (the light rail transit system connects them literally anyways) the IMMEDIATE Portland greater boasts over 1 million people in major city limits, with the whole of its sprawl 2.2 million.

More than 25% of the state's population is in immediate greater portland and 2/3 of the state's population lives in the actual, statistical Portland Greater Metro sprawl.

Portland's economic megaregion spills well over into its neighboring states. Without Portland, your two closest metropolitan and international commerce centers are going to be SanFran, CA and Seattle, WA.

I'd say Portland looks pretty ideal to having either of those two being your 'connection to the rest of the world' from oregon.
This post was edited by its author on .

Reverend!Slavshit.Y 41770066

File: 1487349572459.jpg (174.37 KB, 500x651, tumblr_nwf2zqU9c81t0jqwlo6_500…)

>>41770053

>Rightly so, eh?


I don't know, that depends on what the people want.

And by "the people" I mean, those who have been citizens for a significant length of time, perhaps their entire lives.

>Portland is pretty much ~the~ city of Oregon.


Yes but 81% of the population in the state is "urban", which often means "liberal". Which seems to be supported by the apparent Democratic domination of the state, having a majority in the state government and holding almost all the federal positions.
This post was edited by its author on .

☲ Prince Ember Storm!SNowbAlLfo 41770075

>>>/chat/

Also lol Yanksville.

Mac !RevGiOKgRo 41770079

Reminder that the system is too centralized if one populace dominating another is a concern, and that is what ought to be changed, instead of just replacing which group decides for everyone.

Reverend!Slavshit.Y 41770080

>>41770075

>lol Oregon


Fixed that for you.

☲ Prince Ember Storm!SNowbAlLfo 41770081

File: 1487351020066.png (466.43 KB, 343x347, Ember Storm - Pffffft - Discor…)

>>41770080
You guys elected a mouldy cheetoh. "Lol Yanksville" is perfectly reasonable.

Reverend!Slavshit.Y 41770082

File: 1487351047358.jpg (132.84 KB, 1023x643, teacher_ahri_by_tozaro-d8zlwof…)

>>41770079

Indeed.

Bring on city-states.

Reverend!Slavshit.Y 41770084

File: 1487351123399.jpg (40.6 KB, 600x338, CcjMWaoXIAAKByw[1].jpg)

>>41770081

And you guys elected this.

Snowbell!MbICrazyYs 41770086

File: 1487351331759.jpg (563.06 KB, 1334x1334, 1481221624662.jpg)

>>41770084

That mah boi is a potato.

Mac !RevGiOKgRo 41770088

>>41770082
A clumsy solution, which would still allow communities undue power over other communities.

Reverend!Slavshit.Y 41770089

File: 1487351516599.jpg (122.46 KB, 845x945, maid_ahri_by_polkin-dau85wh.jp…)

>>41770086

Precisely.

I think a "lol Canuckistan" is in order, but as a good big brother we'll withhold it.

>>41770088

There's really no way of eliminating that possibility entirely while still having a working government.

☲ Prince Ember Storm!SNowbAlLfo 41770090

File: 1487351517428.png (81.45 KB, 512x512, Ember Storm - Je Sais Que Vous…)

>>41770084
Technically, his party was elected as a majority. He just takes the face. In any case, he's still not going to last more than 4 years because he fucked up, re: Electoral Reform.

Also wasn't the exact quote, but the exact quote isn't much better.

In any case, not only did I not vote for his party, but he isn't doing what Hitler Harper did towards the end of that goofball of a term.

>>41770086
No. He's not Irish, he's French Canadian.
This post was edited by its author on .

Reverend!Slavshit.Y 41770091

File: 1487351564358.png (80.11 KB, 500x450, ok.png)

☲ Prince Ember Storm!SNowbAlLfo 41770092

>>41770091
Actually, looking closer, I can't find any verifiable sources for a quote even related to that. Thought I had one, but it turned out to be a faked screenshot.

I mean, he's still a bit of a derp, but at least he's got a political background and has some semblance of knowledge on what he and his party are doing, even if it's disappointingly not what he said he would.

Snowbell!MbICrazyYs 41770093

File: 1487351783308.jpg (42.58 KB, 600x960, image.jpg)

>>41770090

That's a funny way to spell "Cuban."

Mac !RevGiOKgRo 41770097

>>41770089
The issue can be minimized however with alternative systems, with it being generally agreeable that neither slicker nor bumpkin ought dictate the other.

☲ Prince Ember Storm!SNowbAlLfo 41770099

File: 1487351954375.jpg (35.42 KB, 583x490, cheeto.jpg)

>>41770093
ayy lmao.

Reaver 41770103

>>41769987

Yes, that would be better.
Or would you rather have me throw monies about? :3
Gonna buy me some sheeps.

Reverend!Slavshit.Y 41770106

File: 1487352114316.jpg (165.57 KB, 667x1000, hella gay.jpg)

>>41770092

Having no background is better than having a bad one.

>>41770097

Loose confederations are needed but then people will (and do) note that someone can't help where they're born and can't always easily move somewhere more in tune with their beliefs.

At some point some awful pill will have to be swallowed where someone just deals with an inherently shitty situation.

Anonymous 41770107

>hands thread about politickers coming to his door, moved to chat
>this thread, specific pol topic and bill, states outright in OP it probably belongs in chat: not moved
lmao

41770111

File: 1487352230742.png (668.19 KB, 600x600, when the tyrrany of the many s…)

>>41770107
*oinks in approval*
This post was edited by its author on .

Snowbell!MbICrazyYs 41770112

File: 1487352285893.jpg (56.74 KB, 720x715, 15940828_1080567365403426_2093…)

>>41770099

Nice dubba-dubs.
This post was edited by its author on .

☲ Prince Ember Storm!SNowbAlLfo 41770120

>>41770106
Trudeau's background is largely not terrible at all. He's received criticism on being vague, but that's about it.

My biggest problem is literally that the guy has been quoted saying that he "turned his back on electoral reform," which is a shitty thing to have done when his party literally won off that promise.

He still has nothing on the idiocy happening in the Burnt House, though.

>>41770112
Trippadubs.

Mac !RevGiOKgRo 41770124

>>41770106
This goes into issues of money and travel which is complicated as hell, but not quite the same issue we were taking note of.
Ideally, travel agreements and infrastructure would leave this an issue of money for those who wish to leave.

Anonymous ## Mod 41770129

Moved to >>>/chat/687350.


Delete Post [ ]
Edit Post
Posts on this board may be edited for 2 hours after being made.
[ home ] [ site / arch ] [ pony / oat / chat ] [ rp / fan ]