Use this thread to report any issues you find while using the site. We currently have 2 known issues:
1. Real-time post updates are not working. I still need to work out how to get websockets to go through the proxy properly. you will see the error switch back to timed refresh after a few seconds, so auto update is still semi-working.
2. Geoip flags are all inheriting the proxy server's location. I've already solved this issue with post IDs so I have a rough idea of what I need to do to fix this, but it is not high priority.
I also fully expect shenanigans immediately after launch, so if anything happens I will be working to fix it as fast as I can. Your help here is appreciated.
Hard mode: The installed system must contain no bloat.
We're back I guess? Site was dead for a couple of hours or more.
Update jschan please busy admin
I'm posting this here since I consider it a bug: the Tor ID on /v/ is still an indistinct hexcode that is very difficult to distinguish from other IDs unless you specifically look for it. I'm not an obsessive compulsive (and I browse many websites that handle Tor/IDs differently) so I don't. Thus, when I see someone with the same ID arguing with himself I am confused.
I think the Tor ID should be changed to 000000 or FFFFFF, or something else recognizable and distinct. I know some people think it's "board culture" or a newfag litmus test to be able to recognize the new Tor ID, but I don't think identifying newfags in that way actually does anything and I certainly don't think that anything it does is worth the potential confusion.
Sounds like something a newfag would say
Hello and welcome to zzzchan! I will be using this thread to explain how this site is set up and answer the initial wave of questions. Thread creation on /meta/ will be locked initially, I will explain how this will be handled going forward below.
Now, to answer some initial questions:
>Who the fuck are you? Who are the other mods?
I am sturgeon, I was a mod back on fat/v/ and later z/v/. fat/v/ was my first role as a moderator in any capacity. I'm happy to say that Pasta and seagull have also stuck around and will be managing /v/. r9k's BO will also be back.
I intend to only use my name & role tag when posting something relevant to my role or the site.
>Why have you set this up?
Because zchan was doing fairly well before the admin pulled the plug without warning. I'd been considering making my own IB since fat died but once zchan went down I decided I had to make the effort.
>Will you abandon this after x amount of time?
I've gone through the effort of setting all this up after losing 2 previous boards. I'm doing this because I want it to, and I plan to keep this place running as long as I can.
Robi and some smugfags
is there a git anywhere?
The reason the webring works is because it's a consistent system, everyone is using the same format for their webring data. Loading shit from every imageboard is a completely different ordeal because every imageboard has different ways of storing their shit.
>no metadrama since 3 days ago
probably i dunno but i should sorry for failing you
This thread is for handling boards from other sites that wish to migrate here/have been orphaned if public thread creation is locked on /meta/. If public thread creation is open you are free to make a dedicated thread here, otherwise I will make one for you.
The rules for migration are :
- All Migrating/orphaned boards will be considered outside of the application cycle and should contact me at the same email address listed below.
- I will require proof that you are/were the BO/mod on another imageboard, or that the moderation team for the board in question has fallen apart.
- You must agree to follow all global rules for this site.
- You must agree to actively moderate the new board.
- If accepted, you must notify anons on the old board if it still exists. I do not mind If zzzchan is used as a bunker until a migration can be coordinated/ anons are comfortable making the switch. The new board will be unlisted in this type of scenario and will not be announced util ready.
Feel free to ping me at [email protected] in case of a happening. I'll come right here.
Eden might. And also check em
H I E D E N
>your board's pph is too low therefore it's shit
>my board has lower pph therefore more quality meaning it's obviously superior
t. also Eden
Pointing out my posts doesn’t disqualify my argument. Plus you didn’t even get my argument right in your strawmanning greentext. A board with too low a PPH isnt necessarily shit, but if nobody posts in it then either the BO is doing something wrong, the webring/website is already saturated with that kind of board, or nobody knows it exists/cares it exists.
>it's actually him
OH MY FUCK, THE GUIDE >>2084 DIDN'T LIE
I gotta say I was skeptical at first when it said "100% guarantee" but damn anon kept his word
>A board with too low a PPH isnt necessarily shit, but if nobody posts in it then either the BO is doing something wrong
Ok, Eden, we get it
>if my board has low pph there's nothing wrong with that and doesn't mean it's shit
>if your board has has low pph it means you're doing something wrong and it's shit
You can stop embarrassing yourself now. I wish you would stop embarrassing yourself.
EDIT 9/17: APPLICATIONS ARE NOW OPEN FOREVER. FEEL FREE TO SUBMIT ONE AT ANY TIME.
I will leave the rest of the post intact, please ignore the special stipulations.
Hello and welcome to the fist round of BO applications for zzzchan. I will outline the application process below, along with some special stipulations for this first round.
To apply for a board, you must submit your answers to the following questions:
1. What will the focus of your board be?
2. What will the rules be?
3. How would you handle the following hypothetical scenarios:
A. A user who is only breaking the rules of your board has a substantial post history that is perfectly fine up until the single instance you are reviewing. What do you do?
B. A spammer posts CP. What do you do?
C. A spammer has slid your catalog and all unpinned threads are gone. What do you do?
4. What time range(s) would you normally be able to keep an eye on the board?
5. If your board becomes active enough, do you agree to look for one or more vol(s) to help you? Do you know anyone already?
This post is kinda late but I figured I should give it a shot.
So, I see you didn't like the board wars between 8moe and zzz/v/. That's fine it actually means you're retarded but nevermind that, but it makes me wonder, why the fuck didn't you shut down /tg/ yet?
If you didn't know, the BO is a autistic shitter who spread FUD on smug/tg/'s meta thread (see: https://smuglo.li/tg/res/17543.html#18981 ) and even his own meta thread. And its pretty obvious nobody wants that board around. Why haven't you shut it down yet?
>Mods posting Cuckchan memes
Back to blacked.moe, niggerlover
>Being so fucking retarded you somehow see this post as supportive of .moe
>he says while posting a blacked.moe gamergate thread meme
benis, amirite fellow gamergater!?!?
Configs are evidently not perfect yet, I'm digging to see what exactly happened and will try to make the failover actually work as intended.
Apologies for the downtime everyone, I will outline what exactly happened (at least as much as I can) here along with my plans to prevent it from ever happening again.
1. The proxy host fucking died
This is why there was downtime at all, but n0t why that downtime was such an issue. As much as having an eastern European host that doesn't care benefits a site like, at the end of the day its still run by the cock.li guys ##it's not cockbox##. The following points will outline why I could not mitigate this and how I plan to in the future.
2. I only had one proxy
I kept putting off setting up a second proxy. There's no other explanation, I kept putting it off and eventually forgot. This paired with the not-so-reliable nature of the single proxies host was enough to fuck the site. I will be setting up a second, cheap proxy that will function more as a fall back with it's own subdomain. Balancing an array like previously is a huge pain, and often broke. I've reviewed a few different hosts that will probably not cuck out like the last ones did, and a $5 vps with them will be perfectly serviceable.
And for the dumbest, most bullyable mistake:
3: I didn't backup my fucking proxy configs
All of the nginx config files used for the proxies have changed substantially each time I have had to make server changes, and I didn't back shit up when I set up the current one. This left me unable to rapidly set up a dirt cheap vps to work as a stop-gap in the meantime regardless of their TOS. ##We'd be off it before they could handle any reports anyway##
Why does the onion need to be proxied in the first place? Isn't the entire point of a hidden service that it's host server is hidden?
Proxies also cache requests, and it comes out cheaper to have the onion piggyback off the work the proxies do rather than get a vps with enough storage to cache a meaningful amount on it's own. It's also way easier to route through the proxies than it is to add to the appserver whitelist.
if only you listened to age old wisdom
>##We'd be off it before they could handle any reports anyway##
yeah my new configs aren't perfect yet. I just wish this shit would stop happening while I was asleep. >>>/meta/2151
Sleep is for the weak.
I know you're doing your best, keep it up
no clue, but I always thought the thumbnail looked like the guy was drinking a glass of liquor after a hurricane leveled his house.
I'm creating this thread since the same once from >>>/v/ got deleted 2 months ago on the same day and I wanted to suggest an edit to /v/ rules.
Ban and delete GooberGate threads from zzz/v/. They are useless circlejerk threads and mark/v/ already has those threads anyways, so it wouldn't hurt. It might improve the quality of /v/.
>dead >>>/a/ spinoff created, it's full of /vhs/BO samefagging
>anon.cafe is probably dead
>this site is 7 months old from the 8th of feburary
No it isn't active, its sub 100 users on a good day and sub 50 on a bad and half of them are faggots. You will not, and cannot, hit the critical mass of users required to foster spontaneous and self sufficient conversation as the board is just a handful of people talking to each other because at some point they will run out of things to say.
I can go on halfchan right now and make a thread about an obscure game and it will get 100 posts before it dies. Here it would get one post as it sinks to the bottom of the catalog in about 2 months time give or take. The only threads that get attention are drama ones and those that mention 8cake, yet these same users who are so quick to complain or bitch are no where to be found posting in the rest of the board.
Go post on CUCKchan then, faggotroid.
Typical response, but not unexpected. This site will be dead within the year. The truth hurts kiddo.
>cuckchanner still replying
lamoing at ur lyfe kiddo
As you all know, we've been on cloudflare's "I'm under attack mode" for the last several days due to a spammer. This has gotten annoying for everyone and I am ready to pull the trigger on implementing recaptcha until a better solution can be implemented, which Tom is currently working on. This is not something I enjoy doing. Using any google service is an absolute last resort and I would be switching to whatever Tom cooks up asap. That said:
If enough of you are fine with how things are now and don't mind skipping recaptcha I won't add it
So I want to hear from you. Do I add recaptcha and we deal with it for a few days or do we just wait for something better?
>Select the boxes that correspond to each solid/filled icon in the grid. The image is shuffled and distorted, so use your brain.
Instructions unclear, stuck my dick in a toaster.
Why are they torturing the poor fishie
The strong have the right to do whatever the hell they want. It's a right granted to them by nature.
REMOVE BIZNNEL PEDONIGGERS
Please evict the biznnel pedoniggers that have been recently shitting up this site. After all there are global rules against their pedoshit. I'm not sure why they aren't being enforced.
REMOVE BIZNNEL PEDONIGGERS
Pedoniggers are back on /b/, but they're not from (((chantopia))) or (((biznnel))).
Check global reports please. Thank you for your time ^_^
Bump to keep the biznel pedoniggers out.
They'll never fuck off from /b/. They infest every /b/ they touch like a fucking cancer except cuckchan, but we all know why they avoid cuckchan entirely, the same reason ziggers avoid cuckchan.
What the hell? I can make individual spoilers, but only if the first spoiler is not the only spoiler.
And only if it's not the first image, too.
What the fuck? Is it just random?\
>Uploaded files must be unique on this board
Can't test if it has something to do with the particular files then.