[Suggestions] [Feedback] New new management [Exciting!] (227)

1 Name: ssz!8KKxaxpAFg (Admin) : 2020-10-06 15:42 ID:muTytuBI

BPS has passed the site on to me, as you might have seen. Please use this thread for...

  • reporting anything that seems to be broken
  • any feature requests or other suggestions you might have
  • feedback for my own (and others') proposals and ideas

I'm also going to use this thread as an update log, for convenience.

For anything else, you can reach me over IRC (on #4-ch) or .

138 Name: Anonymous Advisor : 2021-03-15 16:04 ID:9/JDBjl4

The site's let's encrypt cert has expired

139 Name: Anonymous Advisor : 2021-03-16 05:24 ID:Heaven

Thanks for letting us know!

140 Name: Anonymous Advisor : 2021-03-16 10:27 ID:PNvK0YEu

Since the imageboard is back have you considered switching to weabot? I'm not a programmer so I don't know how good it actually is but it allows for both imageboards and textboards and has a few useful features that whatever version of Kareha we're currently using doesn't.

141 Name: Anonymous Advisor : 2021-03-20 19:45 ID:63JdoI+k

Thank you for fixing the post-form, Mr. ssz, appreciate it.
I may be a slowpoke, but I noticed just now.

142 Name: 141 : 2021-03-21 21:13 ID:63JdoI+k

Disregard what I said. I just entered 4-ch on my mobile phone and the postform is too large for it to fit. It doesn't depend on CSS, as I just switched from Tanasinn to others and nothing changed.

143 Name: Anonymous Advisor : 2021-03-21 21:55 ID:XwIpr0IZ

Just lazily slap a responsive width:100%; to the postform, ssz.

Nevermind, postforms use tables... It'll still work but the textarea is too small.

144 Name: ssz!8KKxaxpAFg (Admin) : 2021-03-22 15:06 ID:muTytuBI

It gave me a major headache the last time I tried to look at it, and I might just have to modify the templates to get it right. I'll check it out tomorrow.

Probably not. If Wakaba ever becomes inadequate, I might consider it.


145 Name: Anonymous Advisor : 2021-03-23 01:36 ID:+Qw1/Cp2

Some feedback on the Guide pages, though I don't know how many new users actually read them, let alone discover this website in the first place:

It might not hurt to explain what the "DQN" board is on the intro page (https://4-ch.net/guide/view/introduction). Something like "The mysteriously titled 'DQN' is an anything-goes board for comedy threads and casual social chatter in the vein of the famous 2channel board News4VIP. Its name comes from 'dokyun', a 2channel meme meaning approximately 'dumbass.'"

When I click on "Joining in" on https://4-ch.net/guide/view/introduction within the main page frame, my browser (latest Firefox) throws the console error "Blocked loading mixed active content “http://4-ch.net/guide/view/participate”."

https://4-ch.net/guide/view/participate links to https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sage_%28Internet%29 which doesn't exist.

https://4-ch.net/guide/view/history is kinda boring. It could mention that 4-ch was part of the iichan/wakachan network before it died, and possibly say something about the IAA board. (I'm not sure whether it was actually deliberate, but since IAA was never linked to from iichan, I got the impression it was originally a 'secret hangout' for elite 4-ch posters, which seems an interesting footnote at least.) Not sure any of the other removed boards are worth mentioning.

Also, possibly deliberate and not really a major issue, but Requests is linked twice on the sidebar, once at the top under General and once at the bottom.

146 Name: Anonymous Advisor : 2021-03-23 04:07 ID:Heaven

>'DQN' is an anything-goes board for comedy threads and casual social chatter in the vein of the famous 2channel board News4VIP

This isn't even corrent (was it ever?).

147 Name: Anonymous Advisor : 2021-03-23 04:07 ID:Heaven

correct*. Fuck.

148 Name: vc: uncut : 2021-03-24 04:04 ID:+Qw1/Cp2

Well, it's not much of a sample size but https://archives.4-ch.net/general/kareha.pl/1140470773/ suggests DQN was viewed as a News4VIP equivalent back in 4-ch's early days.

149 Name: Anonymous Advisor : 2021-03-26 19:53 ID:rj4iTEm0

Hello new admin :) I like to visit back here every year or so, and when I do, I like to check out my old posts that go back... 7 or 8 years? I noticed that there is no longer the "Nordic" board, and going to /nordic redirects me to /language
Was this removed recently, and if so, is there an archive for it?

150 Name: ssz!8KKxaxpAFg (Admin) : 2021-03-26 20:12 ID:muTytuBI

151 Name: ssz!8KKxaxpAFg (Admin) : 2021-03-26 21:10 ID:muTytuBI

>>145 et al
Fixed the http image and pointed the sage link to wiktionary. As for the introduction/history pages, I almost like how bare they are, but a rewrite might be in order for the future (at least something mentioning IIchan).
It might be interesting to have someone who was actually there for the very start of the site to verify some of the info, though (are any of those still around?).

152 Name: Anonymous Advisor : 2021-03-27 19:41 ID:Heaven

(TOR posting is briefly down.)

153 Name: Anonymous Advisor : 2021-03-27 20:56 ID:Heaven

(...and back again.)

154 Name: Anonymous Advisor : 2021-03-29 11:46 ID:xLPIE28g

Is there no archive for expired /img/ threads?

155 Name: Anonymous Advisor : 2021-03-31 00:02 ID:Heaven

Hi admin, not directly related to the site, but I thought I'd bring this to your attention in case you don't regularly browse every board. It should be an easy request for you to fulfill.
(I'm not OP of the linked thread, just trying to be helpful)

156 Name: Anonymous Advisor : 2021-04-02 00:43 ID:PZo3en2y

Can we have ((●)トェェェイ(●)) or some other single line form of DQN-kun as the default name on DQN?

157 Name: Anonymous Advisor : 2021-04-02 22:26 ID:x7WvdLWR

No, the next face should be ( ̄ヘ ̄)

158 Name: Anonymous Advisor : 2021-04-03 00:57 ID:SfzsxKZp

Hear me out: Next one should NOT be a face.

159 Name: Anonymous Advisor : 2021-04-03 01:17 ID:PZo3en2y

A butt?

160 Name: Anonymous Advisor : 2021-04-04 05:00 ID:SfzsxKZp

Super minor nitpick: consider adding width="600" height="439" to the main page image.

161 Name: Anonymous Advisor : 2021-04-05 04:30 ID:QdP392rb

( ´_ゝ`) is fine for the next 100-200 days.

162 Name: Anonymous Advisor : 2021-04-05 09:12 ID:EO9iI7Tn

Next face will be a 10px <img>.

163 Name: Anonymous Advisor : 2021-04-05 11:39 ID:uhFGG4T5

how about 😜?

164 Name: Anonymous Advisor : 2021-04-25 08:29 ID:Heaven

Fun fact: The default names for /dqn/ weren't faces until May 29, 2006 or 1993-09-4654.

165 Name: Anonymous Advisor : 2021-05-04 06:55 ID:nY0Oune/

well, i have to confess that was funny

166 Name: Anonymous Advisor : 2021-05-12 20:03 ID:sGeZyIKD

Any posts with text art formatting already show up in submona font on mobile, but how about making the entire boards of DQN and AA Bar use submona on mobile too? They use AA font everywhere on desktop anyways.
It'll help view character threads and posts that should have been made with text art formatting but weren't.

167 Name: Anonymous Advisor : 2021-05-26 05:11 ID:iKSGNOML

Erase and start fresh

168 Name: kuz : 2021-06-09 20:46 ID:ef85vB7W

Add Sexpcode / Lispmark to the site. Both were made by people in the textboard community (Cairnarvon and Archduke)

169 Name: Anonymous Advisor : 2021-06-11 07:51 ID:Heaven

have sexp

170 Name: Anonymous Advisor : 2021-07-03 05:45 ID:iKSGNOML

Bring back 4chan BBS

171 Name: Anonymous Advisor : 2021-08-05 22:04 ID:5PYtD3zI

((●)トェェェイ(●)) is ugly, change it back.

172 Name: Anonymous Advisor : 2021-08-09 13:10 ID:sGeZyIKD

((●)トェェェイ(●)) is great, keep it

173 Name: Anonymous Advisor : 2021-08-09 14:44 ID:HUd5uZkX

((●)トェェェイ(●)) is ugly but perfectly represents DQN, keep it.

174 Name: Anonymous Advisor : 2021-08-11 08:12 ID:kZF3R2S5

((●)トェェェイ(●)) said the N word.

175 Name: Anonymous Advisor : 2021-08-17 16:16 ID:HuQ4rJ2z

Make the next face an image of me having sex

176 Name: Anonymous Advisor : 2021-08-25 18:40 ID:Heaven

I highly doubt such a thing exists!

177 Name: Anonymous Advisor : 2021-10-28 01:41 ID:F+KA7kAr

any progress on Long Term 1?

178 Name: ssz!8KKxaxpAFg (Admin) : 2021-11-04 21:35 ID:Heaven

We're on 3.1.4 now so technically up-to-date, and people weren't too enthusiastic about backlinks. Other than that, I've decided to hold off on any new features for a little while.

179 Name: Anonymous Advisor : 2021-12-16 03:51 ID:7ayTUQZv

This is my feedbacks: Please delete troll posts instead of punishing OP by autosaging his thread.

180 Name: Anonymous Advisor : 2021-12-16 05:46 ID:jrL4VNJK

Too much work for a shitty thread

181 Name: ssz!8KKxaxpAFg (Admin) : 2022-01-30 13:04 ID:muTytuBI

  • New front page image
  • Added /hades/ as an alternative destination for threads too bad to keep on the boards (mostly "dead board???" ones)
  • Picked header images for /iaa/ and /japan/ (tentatively). /games/ and /current/ are still open for submissions but I've cleaned up the notification messages for now

182 Name: Anonymous Advisor : 2022-02-04 17:35 ID:4cHwJHk9

remove the search bar from the front page on 4-ch.net, it makes the site look like a static landing page and google is bad. the "join in" button could be a bit more obvious. quite happy about new management and its nice to see this place is looking good.

183 Name: Anonymous Advisor : 2022-02-06 05:32 ID:/sSumYl2


you want to remove the soul of the page

184 Name: Anonymous Advisor : 2022-02-06 13:45 ID:Heaven

>>183 google is about as soulless as it gets

185 Name: Anonymous Advisor : 2022-02-06 23:50 ID:Heaven

If possible I'd like a non-Google search bar of some kind.

186 Name: Anonymous Advisor : 2022-02-08 07:46 ID:Heaven

I think the idea behind keeping it is from the fact that it has been there since the middle of 2007, though not in the years before that. Back then Google wasn't as soulless (or at least not well known to be), it was just a basic search engine and it allowed some static Web 1.0 sites or DOS prone sites to get a search bar too by pushing the work onto Google.

This is a better idea than outright removal. Not only is the google search bar http which makes the search input public for pretty much every ISP you're routed through, it's also routed through google which is sad given the state of affairs in that company and how much data they collect.
If the search bar remains as is I'd like to at least request switching it from http to https so my browser doesn't alert me about how insecure it is, the google logo alone is enough of a reminder. Switching the form action url from http to https is enough, I tested it.

187 Name: Anonymous Advisor : 2022-02-12 18:29 ID:q3PPO1JF

Would be nice to allow <code> tags with HTML formatting, especially considering you can already form them with WakabaMark anyway

188 Name: Anonymous Advisor : 2022-02-28 01:32 ID:Heaven

Bug: Going to Hades resets your theme on other boards, most likely I am guessing it saves it as your new theme on visit instead of just showing a temporary theme on that board, and then when you go back to another board that doesn't have the Hades theme it reverts to default.

189 Name: Anonymous Advisor : 2022-03-04 17:37 ID:TVqzvyHU

Replace the /iaa/ banner with a cropped hikkikomori picture circa early 2000s. Either that or a cropped screenshot of an actual dial-up BBS from the 90s. Something classier than western drawn animu vaporwave plox.

191 Name: ssz!8KKxaxpAFg (Admin) : 2022-03-05 20:26 ID:muTytuBI

Custom search might be cool in the long term, but it's not a priority for me right now. I've updated it to https in the meantime.

>>187 Done!
>>188 Done! (I think!)

192 Name: Anonymous Advisor : 2022-03-06 06:33 ID:wcJe1JM2

delete ssz.4-ch.net

193 Name: Anonymous Advisor : 2022-03-06 15:54 ID:JN2SqdkX

I always wondered where the other front page images went.
The crane is my favorite :)

194 Name: Anonymous Advisor : 2022-04-06 08:05 ID:UFfRXq8C

Can the mittens on /dqn/ get a z-index so they appear above the threads?

195 Name: Anonymous Advisor : 2022-05-26 12:33 ID:Heaven


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196 Name: ssz!!(Admin) : 2022-05-28 14:13 ID:Heaven

>>194 Yes!
>>192 No!
>>195 It's visible again! You're welcome!

197 Name: Anonymous Advisor : 2022-06-01 08:31 ID:WKh8657K

198 Name: Anonymous Advisor : 2022-06-03 18:24 ID:Heaven

1) Ask captcha every 10th post instead of every post
2) Add katalog to /img/
3) Add [last 50 posts] link for /img/ threads
4) Add uploader for various files.
and this site will be amazing.

199 Name: ssz!!(Admin) : 2022-06-03 20:59 ID:Heaven

This thing, which I vaguely remember having posted before, but can't find again.

Modern software does most (all?) of these out of the box, but at the end of the day anything other than Wakaba would feel wrong. Expanded file support (mp3, webm) might not be out of the question though.

For that matter, I'm thinking of bringing the page limit back down to 15 or so; not sure why I removed it in the first place. Any objections?

200 Name: Anonymous Advisor : 2022-06-03 21:28 ID:Heaven

>Any objections?

Any change that makes me feel more pressured for time isn't a change I'm going to welcome. I like it when threads stay alive for years.

Give me 2 weeks, there was a thread for one artist, I need to save that one.

>Expanded file support (mp3, webm)

No, make an actual file uploader, with zip and such. Just a list of files, with a "upload new one" form at the top. Copy japs with their web 1.0 approach. Main use of /img/ and /uploader/ should be hosting for the rest of text boards, and not their own things.

201 Name: Anonymous Advisor : 2022-06-14 22:55 ID:Heaven

If permasaged thread is among first 10 threads, navigation elements
■ ▲ ▼ show up on top of the page instead of being over that thread.

202 Name: Anonymous Advisor : 2022-06-16 07:02 ID:Heaven

Add a file uploader that accepts nothing but goatse's infamous hello.jpg. Store each uploaded goatse instance separately for maximum storage waste, since that's a bit funnier than storing it only once.

I think this would really satisfy >>200's desires. I don't see what other possible images our textboard posters could possibly want.

203 Name: Anonymous Advisor : 2022-06-16 18:59 ID:Heaven

I already have https://4-ch.net/img/res/2664.html for image uploading, but I want to upload chiptunes sometimes, those have .mod and .it extensions, and sometimes something else. Uploading text files is another thing I want to do sometimes.

204 Name: Anonymous Advisor : 2022-06-27 13:15 ID:Heaven

Do permasaged threads have a slightly thicker border on most stylesheets? I never noticed that until recently, so I was wondering if this was a change SSZ made. It's subtle, so I like it

205 Name: ssz!!(Admin) : 2022-06-27 18:59 ID:Heaven

>>201 Done!
>>200,202-203 It's not a bad idea per se, but I'm not very tempted to add another feature to monitor all the time. Besides, the combination of pomf clones and html post formatting should have you covered.
>>204 As far as I know it's always been that way. Mercury does it pretty nicely.

206 Name: Anonymous Advisor : 2022-07-21 09:44 ID:Heaven

Seriously, typing verification is too annoying, can something be done about that? Why I should prove the machine that I am a living human every day?

207 Name: Anonymous Advisor : 2022-08-04 07:32 ID:OH/yrTOL

Catalog for the imageboard should be a default functionality

208 Name: Anonymous Advisor : 2022-08-04 11:49 ID:Heaven

Addressing everyone by 3 digit number should be default functionality, yet look at imageboards

209 Name: Anonymous Advisor : 2022-08-08 17:24 ID:Heaven

>>206 I disagree, I say deal with it

210 Name: Anonymous Advisor : 2022-08-15 12:27 ID:Heaven

Well, I guess it's better to preserve this little museum as is than actually use it. If you think like that, yeah, better leave captcha.

Anyone wants to host a textboard?

Catbox is begging for money hard, you sure you don't want to make your own uploader?

This site looks weird on mobile phones, real 2ch actually updated itself to work better with those, but this site stays in its original form. Which isn't half bad for a museum it is. I'd probably be complaining about it being too modern right now if it actually changed anything.

Also I want to remove every white element from the default scheme, right now katalog, main page, and error messages all have blindingly white background. I want to change those to gray.

211 Name: Parker : 2022-08-23 21:48 ID:8MChDjEx

Board suggestion: Lies /lies/

212 Name: ssz!!(Admin) : 2022-08-24 16:44 ID:UkEOwpGF

Please lurk a while before posting, and I would strongly urge you not to put your (real-life?) contact information in the name/link fields unless it's really relevant to the post.

213 Name: Anonymous Advisor : 2022-08-27 17:54 ID:8MChDjEx

Board suggestion: spam /spam/

214 Name: Anoymous : 2022-08-28 04:53 ID:8MChDjEx

I've been thinking about a new logo for this site lately:


What do you think?

215 Name: Anonymous Advisor : 2022-08-29 14:33 ID:Heaven

It needs to contain "-" somewhere.

216 Name: Anonymous Advisor : 2022-08-29 22:16 ID:Heaven

Vaguely reminds me of the w2ch (.org) logo... spooky...

217 Name: Parker2328 : 2022-08-29 23:26 ID:YIhZgoiP

Board suggestion:
Random - /random/

218 Name: Anonymous Advisor : 2022-09-03 11:14 ID:Heaven

Ban suggestion:
Parker2328 - ID:YIhZgoiP

(At least until they stop posting AA outside the AA board)

219 Name: Parker2328 : 2022-09-03 19:14 ID:YIhZgoiP

I'm sorry.

220 Name: Parker2328 : 2022-09-03 19:15 ID:YIhZgoiP

I won't do that again.

221 Name: Parker2328 : 2022-09-03 19:27 ID:YIhZgoiP

Also i decided to start posting in the AA board from now on, also read the announcement:

222 Name: Anonymous Advisor : 2022-09-04 18:03 ID:Heaven

>>217 I'm intrigued, what is it you'd like to discuss that doesn't belong anywhere else?

223 Name: Anonymous Advisor : 2022-09-05 16:28 ID:Heaven

Off-topic Botnet affiliate scam.

224 Name: ssz!!(Admin) : 2022-09-05 21:27 ID:UkEOwpGF

I've cleaned up some of your posts, and moved some of them into your new thread on /ascii/, hope that's fine with you.
I would strongly urge you to take some time to familiarize yourself with the board (i.e. not making tons of threads without replies), but other than that you're free to post.

225 Name: ssz!!(Admin) : 2022-09-20 13:59 ID:Heaven

Banned. Mandatory "lurk more", if you will.

Linking to his various profiles is taking it a little far, please don't do that.

226 Name: Parker232815 : 2022-09-21 00:40 ID:Zt6Y8zQq

To ssz: Can you please unban my ID:dWV+zeK/ I think it was on mistake

227 Name: Anonymous Advisor : 2022-09-21 17:31 ID:Heaven

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