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109071 No. 109071 ID: 13f512
Tell me what features you want to see on a new, improved Opchan.

I already have a big ol' list, and the platforms we're considering already do some things, but I want to hear your wildest imageboard fantasies.

I'm not really going to be addressing whether or not they're feasible here, but I am reading everything.
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>> No. 111592 ID: cb9940
Not a /sug/ for the new site per se, but can we move the We Did It Folks thread over in /n/ to /arch/?
>> No. 111593 ID: a083c4

yep it's there now
>> No. 111622 ID: c60044
So I just now saw this, but...

/w/ is locked and unlisted, but it's still there if you want to peruse old threads.

The latest version of LynxChan supports locked boards, so we may elect to keep the old locked boards around on the new site.

As per the usual, any discussion you'd like to have there you could just as easily have here.
>> No. 111695 ID: 1dec8f
Do we have a mobile app yet?

This is lowkey fucking painful.

It's like texting but after a couple lines you go blind and retarded.
>> No. 111697 ID: a083c4

the new site should be a bit better for mobile use.
>> No. 111701 ID: c60044
Well, there are plans to have the front end adapt itself to viewing on phones.

There's also an Android app for viewing LynxChan sites on phones, which supposedly works right now.

Really ought to be a readme in there somewhere...
>> No. 111702 ID: 1dec8f
Sheer irony here.

My textbox unfucks itself if I hit enter twice.

So uh...

I guess I'm back my dude.
>> No. 111708 ID: cb5d31
Please avoid auto-redirecting to mobile site based on user agent or ip or other arsenuggetry. I suggest a link in the footer of every page somewhere, or right above where it says kusaba x 0.9.3 + serverload right now.

>> No. 111711 ID: 6797b5
The solution we want wouldn't require having a mobile site with a subdomain. Whether or not we can get it done is the big question, though.
>> No. 111971 ID: 8323be

So... How's that new site coming guys?
>> No. 111975 ID: a083c4

The sticking point is migrating the existing threads onto the new site. If we wanted to start over fresh, it would have been done months ago.
>> No. 112050 ID: 9dcda2
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I've started work on the CSS for the new site. Phone (and other small resolution browser) support is a priority.
>> No. 112059 ID: 836ea7
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>gubmnt trak us!
>hurr i fix css
Stop chasing off normal users or no one will see your css except tumblerite btards, moron. There is no government department pathetic enough to spy on you.

Never thought I'd say this but bring serv back, swissguy and the other faggots have run this website so far into the ground it would take an act of God to dig it up.
>> No. 112060 ID: c3b8cf
>bring serv back
how did you post this without getting a 500 error?

been gone from running this place for years

>and the other faggots have run this website so far into the ground it would take an act of God to dig it up
I don't disagree this place is dying and even the super sekrit board is pretty slow. I would like to see new features actually implemented and maybe its time to nuke /n/ completely.
>> No. 112061 ID: cd1182
>maybe its time to nuke /n/ completely.

well that's pretty much the only option since the staff refuses to do anything about the ruble battalion.
>> No. 112062 ID: b29730
>well that's pretty much the only option since the staff refuses to do anything about that one Russian guy who posts from time to time
>> No. 112154 ID: 913b8d
>"he only posts sometimes!"

And yet ever since Russia invaded Ukraine anything mildly critical of Russia on here has been met with a unceasing torrent of whining and off-topic "so what if Russia is funding the Taliban! you are lynching negroes!" distraction.
>> No. 112247 ID: cb5d31
Waiting for site migration.
>> No. 112262 ID: 95b638
If we're migrating, archive /n/ but maybe don't create a new one?

There isn't enough traffic for /n/ to be its own board and it's basically /t/ at this point anyways.
>> No. 112308 ID: 5ec9bd
So if we are doing something like an old OPchan museum, how will it be organized and how will it be accessible?

This was all started in the patch thread but I guess continuing this convo here would get threads back on their respective rails.
>> No. 112389 ID: 5d4aa3
Coming a little out of left field here, but any thoughts on following the trends and doing an Opchan Discord?
>> No. 112399 ID: 336324

there is one actually: https://discord.gg/VMZxDBQ
>> No. 112409 ID: 3d7a7d
more stuff about piss tubes
>> No. 112714 ID: 20d0a2
>> No. 112730 ID: 5d2235
What's a decent way to bring this website back to life?
>> No. 112732 ID: 336324

Well, one thing we haven't done is moved to the new software, mostly because there doesn't seem to be a good way to migrate the old content to the new site.

If everyone is ok with kind of starting fresh, I can see about maintaining this site (locked) as an archive for a period of time.

One big problem was no money for anything, which via patreon and patch sales we've pretty much fixed.
>> No. 112733 ID: 336324

also come inna discord, talk to opchan peoples
>> No. 112739 ID: 1b2e68
Shouldn't you be able to run this on a $5 VPS or is there something I'm missing?
>> No. 112742 ID: 336324

With the new software almost yes, not quite $5 but certainly much much cheaper. The old software can't be ported. It's too ancient and shitty. Even stopping and restarting it is risky.
>> No. 112744 ID: d92398
1. Expand that little Irc section to a full list of off site communities we can keep updated. We have a steam community and I'm sure plenty of us have consoles. I guess the Facebook group is still around.

2 Put up a high traffic trash board like /dmz/ that's easy to access. Last time this site had a good influx of traffic was 10 or so years ago when /k/ came here from other chan going down for a brief time. I like specialty areas, but we need a place with high activity and general banter. Basically this >>111337

Of course mobile friendly would help, but I suppose we can use the app.

Mostly, we need to encourage more posting, too much rules kills the board. I came here looking for info on the government shutdown. It's almost the happening that half of /k/ has talked about for a decade, nothing in news why isn't that the first thing I see?
>> No. 112747 ID: 336324

Good ideas
>> No. 112767 ID: 9affbd

1. Enable catalog view.

2. Have a /WSG/ section.
-Sticky with educational webms that teach from how to start shooting all the way to advanced skills and long range.
-Another sticky listing board rules & etiquette.

3. Advertise.
-Get people to come here.
-Turn this into a refuge from 4chan's /k/
-Make shit lively
-Convince the mods to actively or routinely post new content, people will at least check in to see what's changed.

4. Once there are enough visitors, try tactical gear raffles in the PBE store to help raise money & keep site afloat financially.
-Say an item costs $150, Make 15 spots at $12/each. Once all the tickets are paid for, make a .webm of the drawing using a number randomizer or dice, something. That raffle would bring in $30. Eventually prizes get cooler.

Bring back the PBE store, but do it right this time.
-Maybe work with Ivan at the kommandostore or something.
-Talk Ivan into buying more awesome milsurp and sell it on his site... like those Marine Corps fleeces or the marpat packs. Or do that for the PBE store and raise some money.
-Let patchbros use a page on the PBE store to hock their wares. Someone makes an order, it goes to the patchmaker, payment handled through a payment system and the patchmaker gets his money once he sends proof of postage.

5. Find someone to do or post series regarding various weapon assemblies/disassemblies while explaining the functions and benefits behind each design on /st/.

6. Make a /meet/map
-Get someone to help make a map or an overlay for google maps/earth that shows public land where people can shoot, ranges, military museums, battlefields, etc.
-Set up a /meet/ calendar for events, keep it updated

7. Create a /diy/ board
-Someone wants to post all of Larry Potterfield's videos showing you how to fuck with guns? They can go to /WSG/ or /diy/ to make a thread with lower sized .webm videos.
-Sewing pattern threads for making your own tactical gear
-Want a thread to discuss how to NOT die in a buried shipping container bunker? Here you go.
-Great place for fieldcraft & medical knowledge

This chan can be something worthwhile if the guys running it put in the effort.
>> No. 112768 ID: 9affbd

Also... start a campaign to bring back murdercube.com
>> No. 112771 ID: bbee29
This may be a stupid question, but aside from youtube, what other video hosting services could we embed on the new board?

Currently I see Dailymotion, Vimeo, and Liveleak. Could we include Bitchute, Full30, and/or other hosting sites? With youtube's faggotry towards censorship, freedom, and firearms, I don't think it's a bad idea to encourage other hosting services whenever possible.
>> No. 112970 ID: 132e8e
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Seconding this, BitChute particularly. I have plans for that place.
>> No. 112971 ID: 132e8e
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Oh, for fuck's sake, now I feel dumb for not thinking to try that.
>> No. 112972 ID: 132e8e
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Oh, and also, better mobile support. Or, ya know, mobile support of any sort.
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This thread promising great improvements that are 'just around the corner' was founded in March of 2017
>> No. 113067 ID: 4010d2
The main thing I'd like to see is a mobile friendly /b/ /t/ /k/ dmz whatever type thing that keeps an active and largely unmoderated (minus illegal activity of course) thread rolling so we can see and engage in something that's continually active.

Not everything needs to be categorized, what we're missing a crap filled chan style thread that has any and everything from the latest shot in hoboken news to whatever other irrelevant bs we might want to discuss that day with other anons.

After that whatever, make it a social app with an opchan themed wiki or something.

This site offers 2 things, social banter for like minded people and a database of their combined knowledge and opinions. What it lacks is the /k/ type thread that brought many of us here nearly a decade ago when other chan was down.

Let's be real there's a community here of those us who have been on mIRC, meet, gaming community etc. Let that be what it is and then let us have our "anon" banter. I miss this place but I can also see posts I made on here 5 years ago...

A knowledge archive is great, so is the weird community thing, but we also need that dynamic ever changing thread that's continually relevant for the day, but not for 2010, and if it's accessible by phone all the better.
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Site works perfectly as it is without javascript.

Please don't FUCK US OVER by switching to something that requires javascript to post.

Also, be careful not to fuck over us Tor users; some chan software attempts to block Tor users by default.

Vichan software is nice, runs on PHP.


Best VPN? They're all dogshit.

Use Tor. I won't even touch and of the chans without Tor these days; too many CIAniggers.
>> No. 113159 ID: 0d01d8
You do know that the Eye of Sauron is already upon you, just for coming here, or visiting any of the chans, or even a place like ARFCOM, right?

70% of TOR exit nodes are owned by the NSA, and rising.
>> No. 113160 ID: c35acc
Stands to reason but do you have any source to back that very specific claim?
>> No. 113161 ID: 233458
Oh and to quote one Wilhuff Tarkin:

"I maintain that the effectiveness of the Star Destroyer stems from not only its massive firepower, but from its
size. When [mouthbreathing right brainers] look at a Star Destroyer and then compare it to the craft which might be mustered to attack it, they have a tendency to dismiss such a notion as suicidal rather than approach the problem tactically."

>Eye of sauron
Please gtfo with (((your))) unseemly metaphors.
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>> No. 113339 ID: 91cd6a
It's dead
>> No. 113346 ID: 6d4e65
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>> No. 113450 ID: a65cbd
This thread stands as a monument to when management just doesn't care.
>> No. 113505 ID: 336324
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stand by
>> No. 113549 ID: d78115
Piss off.
>> No. 113571 ID: 132e8e
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We both know it'll be kinder than letting it suffer.
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