Ever since the faggoty Harambeposter has been bumping up old threads nobody wants to post in, it destroys semi-active boards and turns them into wastelands. This entire fucking website has been destroyed by this annoying poster.
I will start writing new software today. If you're a webapp coder and want to contribute you can join synirc #4-ch
the salt must flow
It means you're better off ignoring anything they say, nothing more.
I also second this notion. I feel like there's barely any reason to leave most of the boards open with spam and "shitposts" drowning out all potential discussion.
if you're going on closing boards, why not just have two boards General and Images (and maybe DQN) or something? Pretty much all the other boards are dead as fuck.
I think Lifestyle and World categories should be archived. Maaaaybe Personal. The other categories have a handful of dead boards. Sports, Literature, Music, and TV could probably safely put to read only access.
Ultimately though, I don't think it matters. Just clean up the spam links ``KUDASAI''
Putting in some support for this while I'm here.
We aren't 2-ch, we simply don't have the userbase to keep a million narrow topic boards active. I feel like someone viewing the front page for the first time probably wouldn't know which board is the "main" one of this site. So what happens to a lot of new visitors, they either look at /general/ first and see that it gets like 3 posts a month, or they look at a strictly topical board like /anime/ or /food/ and see that the last non-spam post is from 2013, then write off the whole site as dead and never come back.
It would also hugely reduce the workload of our one moderator to not have to monitor a bunch of otherwise dead boards for the occasional japanese dating spam.