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Cool Places + internet edition +
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Cool Places + internet edition +

601 Name: Snooper : 2020-06-13 20:34
>>599
They currently *are* in chronological order. Oldest added links at the top, newest added links at the bottom.

When I said that the newest entry was "The History of the Web", I meant that it was the first new link *in the update* - Every link that comes after "The History of the Web" is a new addition in this update. Sorry for the confusion due to my poor wording.
602 Name: Paperplane : 2020-06-13 20:53
>>601
Aaah, I understand.
Okay, do you update in batches? Then I would do
Maybe add a "(NEW!)" tag to the latest entries
and keep that until the next batch of links comes.
603 Name: Snooper : 2020-06-14 13:13
>>602
Okay, do you update in batches?
Yes, always.

The "(NEW!)" tags are something I will definitely consider doing with future updates for sure. I'll try and figure out the best/nicest looking way of doing it.
604 Name: Anonymous : 2020-06-15 14:25
>>591
This is nice. I faintly recall a fairly popular Russian onion site on dedicated to haibane too.

Is bus stop down? There’s a 502 error
605 Name: Anonymous : 2020-06-15 15:09
>>604
Yes. The Bus Stop is hosted on-prem and the admin's moving out of his current apartment. Might be out for a week, hopefully it'll come back faster.
606 Name: Anonymous : 2020-06-16 00:48
https://onee.ch/
607 Name: Anonymous : 2020-06-18 20:01
garden is back up :)
garden has not been updated :(
608 Name: Anonymous : 2020-06-27 01:07
The Postbox Garden is back up AND has been updated. Look at the new posts, they're great!
609 Name: Anonymous : 2020-06-28 04:04
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Postman_(film)
610 Name: Anonymous : 2020-07-01 15:12
>>600
Most of the obscure boards have been taken down or have no significant activity whatsoever. Almost all of the imageboards linked in this thread no longer exist. The few active boards left are so small (<50 posters) that you can easily tell who's posting based on their linguistic patterns.
611 Name: Anonymous : 2020-07-01 20:17
programming books for old mac computers
https://vintageapple.org/macprogramming/

tools to make dos games
http://www.doshaven.eu/programming-tools/
612 Name: Anonymous : 2020-07-04 21:24
A curated list of "websites, web apps and portfolios which resemble desktop graphical user interfaces":
https://simone.computer/#/webdesktops

http://www.therestartpage.com/ in particular was very nice.
613 Name: Anonymous : 2020-07-05 05:24
>>612
I see you browse the orange bar website.
614 Name: Anonymous : 2020-07-05 15:28
>>612
I felt way too much nostalgia when starting Workbench
615 Name: Anonymous : 2020-07-07 01:03
>>613
not them, but orange bar site has gone to shit a long time ago. shame really.
616 Name: Anonymous : 2020-07-20 05:26
This is an interesting and comfy place that archives all the music from the weather channel. Dude has audio that goes back almost 40 years. Really good for a nostalgia trip.

https://twcclassics.com/
617 Name: Anonymous : 2020-07-21 23:45
>>372
Wow, I posted this almost a year ago (363 days).

Did anyone ever go there? Any new signups?
618 Name: Anonymous : 2020-07-23 23:19
>>617
Time sure passes quickly, doesn't it?
619 Name: download1music.ir : 2020-07-27 19:46
Thank you for sharing the useful information.
https://download1music.ir
620 Name: Anonymous : 2020-07-30 09:53
I love sites with lists of links:

- https://www.paritybit.ca/links
- https://distinctly.pink/bookmarks.html
- https://dotat.at/:/
- http://tilde.town/~dan/
- https://omglord.com/
- http://verisimilitudes.net/lisp
- https://peelopaalu.neocities.org/
- https://jlelse.blog/blogroll/

does anyone have more?
621 Name: Anonymous : 2020-08-01 01:34
http://petals.network/
http://gossips.cafe/
622 Name: Top Adult List : 2020-08-04 16:06
https://godsofadult.com/
623 Name: num : 2020-08-07 14:55
>>620
I'm a big fan of peelopaalu, even friends with the dude who runs it. Made my own list: https://soda.privatevoid.net/num/links/
624 Name: Paperplane : 2020-08-08 18:20
https://angband.live/play#

You can play (and stream) or watch people play Angband.
625 Name: Anonymous : 2020-08-09 23:07
https://textboard.net
626 Name: Anonymous : 2020-08-17 09:23
This is one of my favourite internet places. Looking into koronbas past led me to discovering Speder2, who does the music for the games here. This is the website of a group that makes small, short games, with nice art and music.
http://kohada.ushimairi.com/

Similar, here's the site of a single person who makes rpgmaker games, most "famously" (still rather obscurely) Neftelia, a very good vaguely-yume nikki fangame.
http://etgmz14.g1.xrea.com/
627 Name: Anonymous : 2020-08-21 07:31
>>626
I disliked that no return area in neftelia until I found the hidden room that reminds me of some type of satirical ritualistic abuse.
628 Name: Anonymous : 2020-08-21 15:02
https://2board.net
629 Name: Anonymous : 2020-08-31 06:01
https://girlschannel.net/
630 Name: Anonymous : 2020-09-01 11:53
https://www.sitdownorwellstealyourclub.com/phpbb2/viewforum.php?f=1
A PHPBB forum still going.
631 Name: Anonymous : 2020-09-01 17:02
>>630
I just recently watched Haibane Renmei and found out that a fan forum is still going too.
https://cff.ssw.net/forum/index.php
There are still posts from 2003 on here
632 Name: Anonymous : 2020-09-03 10:17
>>631
It's always great to see people end up liking HR so much they always end up finding that one forum.
633 Name: Anonymous : 2020-09-03 19:15
>>600
It's not just imageboards. Western forums aren't doing too hot either, even on non-nerdy ones there are people who are open about either the state of the hobby they're doing declining and being less fun or the forum becoming worse and debating ever logging back on. I wonder if everything is becoming worse or people are just growing old and bitter in general.

Seeing all the dead links on here was a sad sight, but I did find an imageboard that gave me a nice interaction that made me feel good.
"the anger and political rage you are fueling yourself with is going to take years off of your life my man. it isn’t productive.

spend less time online, talk to more people, i promise you things aren’t so bad. and when you do spend time online, try to have fun, otherwise what’s really the point?"
Feels like surfer wisdom.
634 Name: Anonymous : 2020-09-05 07:26
>>632
Genuinely some great reads there, I'll definitely be returning to it. I'm not sure if there's much point in making an account, but I definitely would've if I had seen Haibane Renmei in the mid 2000s
635 Name: Anonymous : 2020-09-09 23:20
>>633
spend less time online, talk to more people, i promise you things aren’t so bad. and when you do spend time online, try to have fun, otherwise what’s really the point?

There is nothing to do offline besides going to work and falling asleep. Conversation is mentally draining and a waste of time. The only reason I still bother owning a computer is to do personal research, finish my backlogs, and to discover music. The internet hasn't been "fun" for close to a decade.
636 Name: Anonymous : 2020-09-10 18:48
It really feels like it's the same 10 people everywhere.
637 Name: Anonymous : 2020-09-10 21:05
>>636
Everyone is wired in at this point, wait until it's only 1 person for you.
638 Name: Anonymous : 2020-09-10 22:44
>>636
It's part of the reason why I've drastically cut back on lurking imageboards (besides the drop-off in post quality). I'm tired of recognizing the same fifty or so anonymous posters by the way they type or by what pictures they usually attach to their posts. It's the most surreal thing and it's not just on imageboards. The only website I use that still gives off the atmosphere of being significantly populated is Twitter. It feels as if the internet is slowly losing its voice over time.
639 Name: Anonymous : 2020-09-10 22:57
>>638
Twitter's two people on a good day. There's never a good day with aerodynamic bloo.
640 Name: Anonymous : 2020-09-11 11:12
What's that one imageboard with a 'good deeds' page? i lost the url :(
641 Name: Anonymous : 2020-09-11 23:52
>>640
https://dreamch.net/deeds/
643 Name: Anonymous : 2020-09-13 04:13
>>620
https://github.com/jturgasen/my-links
https://xem.github.io/techwatch/
https://blogs.sirodoht.com/
https://sjmulder.nl/en/textonly.html
https://lolwut.neocities.org/links.html
https://someonewhocares.org/siteoftheday/
https://wakaba.c3.cx/soc/
644 Name: Anonymous : 2020-09-13 04:32
>>620
https://yudo.cc/linx.html
646 Name: Anonymous : 2020-09-13 04:48
>>620
https://cyberpunk-life.neocities.org/
647 Name: Anonymous : 2020-09-13 05:07
>>620
https://districts.neocities.org/
648 Name: Anonymous : 2020-09-13 18:14
https://geocities.restorativland.org/
649 Name: Anonymous : 2020-09-14 14:11
Yume Nikki fan game archive:
https://yumenikkifgarchive.gitlab.io/

Somebody's site dedicated to Yume Nikki:
http://theneitherworld.com/yumenikki/
650 Name: Anonymous : 2020-09-14 14:41
A list of fairly active Chans and Image-Boards:
https://eldritchdata.neocities.org/Lists/ChanList.html

This is a mostly personal homepage. These things still exist. It contains of things I like and stories of things I dislike:
http://bitcheese.net/

Over 30 unique channels of listener-supported, commercial-free, underground/alternative radio broadcasting to the world:
https://somafm.com/

How often do words appear in the Linux source?:
https://www.vidarholen.net/contents/wordcount/
651 Name: Anonymous : 2020-09-15 23:35
>>649
Didn't know this archive existed, thank you very much!

>>646
A classic.
652 Name: Anonymous : 2020-09-16 02:35
I'm pretty sure everyone here already knows about this, but whatever

The Visual Novel Database:
https://vndb.org/
653 Name: Anonymous : 2020-09-16 09:49
4-ch is down, though i'm not sure if its dead or just temporarily down.
654 Name: Anonymous : 2020-09-16 09:54
https://tcrf.net/The_Cutting_Room_Floor
655 Name: Anonymous : 2020-09-16 21:15
>>653
Where else am I going to read the same Yoshinoya rants over and over? T~T some of them were genuinely funny.
656 Name: Anonymous : 2020-09-17 00:00
>>653
>>655
I'm waiting for its return as well... it's too important to just be lost... isn't it? ;_;
657 Name: Anonymous : 2020-09-17 00:36
>>653
I have noticed this yesterday's morning. For how long has it been down?
658 Name: Anonymous : 2020-09-17 00:52
>>657
I stopped getting feeds from there like 2 days ago, I think.
659 Name: Anonymous : 2020-09-17 06:04
>>653

I hope it comes back.
660 Name: Anonymous : 2020-09-17 06:05
>>656

Same and i agree it is one of the last few good places on the net.
661 Name: Anonymous : 2020-09-17 11:41
<bps2> hard disk issues are stopping me from bringing it back up, but I don't expect a cataclysmic loss of data
<bps2> but expect some downtime
662 Name: Anonymous : 2020-09-17 12:14
>>661
Thanks for the update, anon.
I'm so glad it's not something more serious.
663 Name: Anonymous : 2020-09-17 12:59
>>661

Thanks for the update.
664 Name: Anonymous : 2020-09-17 20:56
https://www.pornhub.com/album/51717422
665 Name: Anonymous : 2020-09-18 09:29
>>664
meh.
666 Name: Anonymous : 2020-09-18 09:34
speaking of pornhub, this is the western version of that erotic audio database: https://www.theasmrindex.com/
667 Name: Anonymous : 2020-09-18 10:20
>>664
Pornhub has a new UI. Huh.
668 Name: Anonymous : 2020-09-20 21:07
It looks like 4-ch has finally been resurrected. (ง •̀ω•́)ง✧
669 Name: Anonymous : 2020-09-20 21:46
And, as it seems, the progrider (dis.tinychan.net/prog/) is finally shutting down along with a few boards from dis.tinychan.net.

To quote the admin:
"Well, as I have no time to deal with the bitchy problems on this board. and since it has mostly long since outlived its purpose, I will be shutting the board down for good. I'll leave it up and running in for a few weeks before it's gone.

If you have any questions, then contact me directly."
670 Name: Anonymous : 2020-09-21 10:11
>>669
I'm pretty sure that's just a shitpost...
671 Name: Anonymous : 2020-09-23 17:15
https://www.fogu.com/hmforum/
Old harvest moon forum that still has posters.
http://aisp.jp/
Fansite for a dead Key MMO.
672 Name: Anonymous : 2020-09-23 19:28
https://filtered.fm/
I just recently discovered this board. I guess it's trying to be a better version of 4/mu/
673 Name: Anonymous : 2020-09-27 07:27
This might be slightly off-topic, but does anyone remember this one short-lived imageboard experiment from, I wanna say late 2000s, where every post was automatically machine-translated? The goal was internet cultural exchange, I think it might have been called 10chan, and it was a pretty funny place for the short time it was alive. I think a japanese guy made it and the few japanese denizens that were around made some genius posts in there, like one about generating power from hikki masturbation that I remember to this day.

I'd be very happy I could find even a partial archive of it, or just some other people who remember. I have to make sure it wasn't just a dream I had.
674 Name: Anonymous : 2020-09-27 08:18
>>673

https://web.archive.org/web/20170101163011/http://10ch.org/gazou/

Let's enjoy international communications! Please upload images you have!!
Your comments will be automatically translated into Japanese.
675 Name: Anonymous : 2020-09-27 08:27
>>673
made some genius posts in there, like one about generating power from hikki masturbation

If you look at the list of all threads (https://web.archive.org/web/20140720131137/http://10ch.org/gazou/subback.html), there is a post titled "Power generation(発電)", but it hasn't been archived :(
676 Name: Anonymous : 2020-09-27 13:58
>>674
>>675
Thanks, it's good to know I'm not going crazy. I suppose I should have checked the web archive first thing, but I haven't used it before so it didn't come to mind.
Well, perhaps some things are best left as memories.

I wonder if a similar concept would work better now that machine translation has advanced a bunch.
677 Name: Anonymous : 2020-09-27 15:26
>>600
I feel it.
678 Name: Anonymous : 2020-10-07 19:50
https://nightsoil.neocities.org/
679 Name: Anonymous : 2020-10-08 03:27
https://www.marvel.com/captainmarvel/

https://spacejam.com/

http://www.heavensgate.com/

http://haddox.sydlexia.com/

http://www.uranus.dti.ne.jp/~yuugeki/
680 Name: Anonymous : 2020-10-08 13:34
https://www.scaruffi.com/

An old site about music, history, politics, science and other things
681 Name: Anonymous : 2020-10-09 00:59
https://libraryofbabel.info/
682 Name: Anonymous : 2020-10-10 22:06
http://www.nfld.com/~dalton/dtales.html
683 Name: Anonymous : 2020-10-12 16:27
https://github.com/t3chnoboy/awesome-awesome-awesome
684 Name: Anonymous : 2020-10-14 13:00
If you wanna lurk in a graveyard this is quite nice:
https://www.usenetarchives.com/

Anyone still hanging about any usenets?
685 Name: Anonymous : 2020-10-15 07:10
There are some still people on certain ones trying to talk through the spam.
Google groups is what most people use as well.
686 Name: Anonymous : 2020-10-15 20:42
>>685
Are there many you can recommend as small friendly communities?
I'm slightly scared of trying to join loud established ones, or niche ones where they're not too welcoming.
687 Name: Anonymous : 2020-10-18 08:18
http://www.charlesmartinet.com/
688 Name: Anonymous : 2020-10-28 22:30
https://archive.org/details/afternoon_1-1000
689 Name: Anonymous : 2020-10-29 15:13
http://www.fansubs.ca/
http://www.nausicaa.net/~lgreenf/
http://www.dolekemp96.org/main.htm
690 Name: Paperplane : 2020-10-30 18:24
https://aidn.jp/wowa/854770579
691 Name: Anonymous : 2020-10-31 03:29
>>690
Ebin!!
692 Name: Anonymous : 2020-11-01 07:26
https://www.pland.gov.hk/pland_en/misc/FCA/frontier_eng/frontier_e.htm
693 Name: Anonymous : 2020-11-05 16:46
https://www.tennisforum.com/
There's a huge network of these forum sites and they have a crapload of users, I wonder why people say forums are dying?
694 Name: Anonymous : 2020-11-05 19:13
>>693
Is there some kind of directory for active XenForo forums? I'd really love to be part of a general interest board.
695 Name: Anonymous : 2020-11-06 03:08
>>694
https://xenforo.com/community/threads/the-large-xenforo-forums-list.87974/
696 Name: Anonymous : 2020-11-06 12:18
If you're looking for active usenet groups, google groups aggregates new posts I think.
It's mostly file sharing these days, people prefer moderated areas with multimedia support and spam control.
697 Name: Anonymous : 2020-11-08 20:54
>>684
>>696
The filesharing and text discussion "faces" of usenet are now two distinct worlds as no one uses traditional usenet clients for the binary groups anymore. A number of text groups are active (not when compared to the 90s usenet, but compared to english textboards for example, they can be considered so). These are exclusively tech themed groups (c, unix, gopher and so on), all the others are completely dead. The problem of usenet today, among others, is the absurdly large topical structure with thousands now empty groups made at the time when there were actually people on it.
698 Name: Anonymous : 2020-11-10 08:41
https://soundshader.github.io/hn/acf/index.html
699 Name: Anonymous : 2020-11-22 03:54
http://www.big.glass/
700 Name: Paperplane : 2020-11-23 15:21
>>697
The problem of usenet today, among others, is the absurdly large topical structure with thousands now empty groups made at the time when there were actually people on it.
Reminds me of all those niche text/imageboards out there. Everyone makes a new one even though the ones that are already there barely get any traffic to begin with and most of the new ones aren't even unique enough to justify their existence.
701 Name: Anonymous : 2020-11-27 10:10
https://3dtestosterone.net/

A mutual from Twitter made this, it's pretty original for a 90s/early 2000 style site.
702 Name: Anonymous : 2020-11-27 17:55
https://sickrooms.neocities.org/
703 Name: Anonymous : 2020-11-27 19:49
It's not cool yet, but it will be soon.

http://192.81.215.50:5250/threads/

>>700
This is why federation makes sense, and also tags rather than subboards. Pool as many posts as possible into one giant lump of content and then have ways to narrow down the pool.
704 Name: Anonymous : 2020-11-28 17:49
>>701
This dude's channel FODCOM is also pretty good. Love his aesthetic
705 Name: Anonymous : 2020-11-30 03:31
>>703
Why does my tablet give me a big exclamation point at the top of my browser.?

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