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

501 Name: Anonymous : 2020-02-10 23:39
Post actually cool content instead of unabashedly self-promoting your site that lists your genders on the first click.
Take it as a challenge: your site's link will be here for posterity, so do your best right now to make it entertaining. Swap the ME ME ME with substance and you'll get the praise you want in the future (or dismiss all criticism and always be ultra lame compared to Windows 93...)
You can do it, I believe in you!
502 Name: Anonymous : 2020-02-11 00:16
Surprised you were able to put a positive spin on that, holy shit. Props to you, anon.
503 Name: Anonymous : 2020-02-11 20:30
It isn't my site. I wouldn't let a bunch of bigots near my information. That's how you get lynched by white nationalists.
504 Name: Anonymous : 2020-02-11 21:03
I'm hoping you're trolling
505 Name: Anonymous : 2020-02-11 21:08
shut up faggot
506 Name: Anonymous : 2020-02-12 02:32
You need to go back.
507 Name: Anonymous : 2020-02-13 00:42
I'm sure everyone will smile and nod at you everywhere you go. But not today.
508 Name: Anonymous : 2020-02-13 11:14
509 Name: Anonymous : 2020-02-13 23:05
This is amazing. It's like what TV should be.
510 Name: Anonymous : 2020-02-13 23:19
First video I got was an old NatGeo documentary. I love this.
511 Name: Anonymous : 2020-02-14 01:38
Any purely Japanese textboards gaijin can post on? Been looking for one forever!
512 Name: Anonymous : 2020-02-14 15:29
The Peanuts cartoon is so pure
513 Name: Anonymous : 2020-02-15 09:37
I just realized Fat Pie is still around. Although most people here who watch or have watched David Firth's stuff probably usually do on YouTube or elsewhere.
514 Name: Anonymous : 2020-02-20 02:52
515 Name: Anonymous : 2020-02-20 03:38
516 Name: Anonymous : 2020-02-20 06:07
Way past cool my dude. Thank you for sharing, this one instantly went into my bookmarks.
517 Name: Paperplane : 2020-02-20 08:29
For some reason I distrust boards with discords.
518 Name: Anonymous : 2020-02-20 09:38
Watch some stuff from the '70s, '80s, and '90s.
519 Name: Anonymous : 2020-02-26 18:09
520 Name: Anonymous : 2020-02-28 04:43
521 Name: Anonymous : 2020-02-29 00:26
Anyone have any idea what the faint red number in the bottom left corner is?
522 Name: Anonymous : 2020-02-29 18:14
It's the number of gfs you could have had but missed out on forever
523 Name: Paperplane : 2020-03-01 08:00
Just a wils guess but maybe the amount of people watching?
524 Name: Anonymous : 2020-03-01 13:53
It appears to stay the same, so I doubt it.
525 Name: Anonymous : 2020-03-05 20:06
I really enjoy 22 due to that nice comfy atmosphere. Sadly some threads get derailed sometimes by off-topic posts, but still manages to be an overall comfy conversation.
526 Name: Anonymous : 2020-03-07 02:26
527 Name: Paperplane : 2020-03-07 05:34
528 Name: Anonymous : 2020-03-08 10:15
they seem like some pretty interesting people. it's made me realize my desire for some sort of internet community to join and discuss or (learn to) create things with. i just don't know where to start, really.
529 Name: Anonymous : 2020-03-08 21:24
Miss me with that gay shit.
530 Name: Anonymous : 2020-03-09 21:17
So what can we do with this top secret but still somehow inclusive internet community?
531 Name: Anonymous : 2020-03-11 14:21
wow, they're /f/ is just as shitty as 4chan's, but slower!
532 Name: Anonymous : 2020-03-11 14:29
Unrelated sort of, but cs source is one of the best online games ever. It's crazy how I joined a zombie server I used to play ten years ago, and the same people I talked to then, still play there every day
533 Name: Anonymous : 2020-03-12 03:01
It's unreal that they're weaponizing pronouns too
534 Name: Anonymous : 2020-03-13 05:04
4ch/a/n archives is stopping working and are deleting their content due to owerwhelming amount of data generated there. Few are left. Isn't it sad? 8chan is dead, librechan is dead, archives are struggling... How do we preserve memory?
535 Name: Anonymous : 2020-03-13 11:34
4ch/a/n archives is stopping working and are deleting their content
Can you be more specific? Which archives have gone down?
536 Name: Anonymous : 2020-03-19 03:35
Not that anon, but I just checked and Desuarchive seems to be the only definitive /a/ archive left. It goes back to around February of 2008. Fireden deleted their /a/, /v/, and /vg/ archives sometime in 2019. Archived.Moe still archives /a/, but it's pointless as there's no search function.
537 Name: Anonymous : 2020-03-20 03:19
538 Name: Paperplane : 2020-03-20 07:32
First I thought someone just replaced another word in that huge text but it seems like it's actually hand written. This is fucked up. That man needs help.
539 Name: Anonymous : 2020-03-20 08:45

Elon Musk went too far this time
540 Name: Anonymous : 2020-03-20 22:08
Clearly someone had a lot of time to write out their fantasy
541 Name: Anonymous : 2020-03-23 17:35
really old serial experiment lain fansite
542 Name: Anonymous : 2020-03-25 13:24
I think that is what is lacking from the internet of today. Its so uncomfy and splattered with ads.

It lacks the human touch.
543 Name: Anonymous : 2020-03-29 20:57
544 Name: Anonymous : 2020-03-29 21:11
I don't think "Catgirl Care" is a good example of human touch.
545 Name: Anonymous : 2020-04-02 01:08
546 Name: Anonymous : 2020-04-02 16:07
All worthwhile content got lost in the archivepocalypse of 2014.
547 Name: Anonymous : 2020-04-02 22:54
That's not true, the post office is still here and there's gotta be some screencaps of some content floating around!
548 Name: Paperplane : 2020-04-03 08:01
549 Name: Anonymous : 2020-04-04 00:06
550 Name: iso14001expert : 2020-04-06 09:03
I’m not that much of a online reader to be honest but your site is really nice, keep it up! I'll go ahead and bookmark your site to come back later on. Cheers

551 Name: Anonymous : 2020-04-20 17:37
found this blog with a bunch of old furry ezines
552 Name: Anonymous : 2020-04-29 02:08
Very comfy, kinda slow...
553 Name: Anonymous : 2020-04-30 03:43
I remember long ago the owner of this site was spamming on all the other alternative chans/textboards. My memory of the board is very vague, but from the looks of it now, seems its just another anime imageboard with thirty regular users, like a lot of the "comfy" chans. Apparently only sol anime made in the last five years and a few popular shows from the mid 90s can be comfy, because that's all I ever see comfychan people post
554 Name: Anonymous : 2020-04-30 04:50
It doesn't even seem to be a very good-quality "anime" imageboard, in that it feels more like yet another /jp/ spinoff with "random" posts rather than any substantive discussion.
555 Name: Paperplane : 2020-04-30 06:07
I checked it out and I have to agree. It looks like a board without identity. A board just for the sake of being yet another board. Nothing wrong with thar, I'm not hating but I wonder why they just don't band together. Many use "comfy" as a euphemism for dead and think that every slight increase in posts per day would suddenly turn a board into the next 4chan. I personally think that most alt-chans could use some more traffic and they're a long way from ever becoming too fast and lose their comfiness. Something like the post office AIMS to be slow and it's part of this place's whole schtick but I don't think that's what each of those places is going for.
556 Name: Anonymous : 2020-04-30 20:43
Part of the issue is that it's a lot easier to make low-effort posts (and attract those kinds of posters) than to cultivate good discussion. You need to provide a seed of topics to discuss which will set the ambiance. Lainchan for instance, focuses on cyberpunk/technology and its discussion is mostly centered around that – even on the "random" board where discussion tends towards academic or anarchist-type topics. I don't think just banding together a bunch of disparate aimless alt-chans would remedy this much.
557 Name: Anonymous : 2020-05-03 13:52
My own little board, sorry for self-posting. Still not finished and only serves maybe ten threads. Maybe you still want to check it out though.
558 Name: Anonymous : 2020-05-06 02:14
Anyone have any good Neocities or Neocities-esque sites? I love browsing those things.
559 Name: Anonymous : 2020-05-07 14:09
What's the deal with https://chakai.org/tea? It kinda seems that they're LARPing but I'm not sure...
560 Name: Anonymous : 2020-05-07 16:48
The owner would appreciate if the link was not shared.
561 Name: Anonymous : 2020-05-07 18:50
A bunch of the regulars play characters or something. It's kind of strange.
562 Name: Anonymous : 2020-05-07 20:56
I've visited there before and I'm not sure what you mean by LARPing. It doesn't really seem any different from other liveboards like Meguca. It's almost inevitable then when you have a small group and live-posting, it gets treated more like IRC or a chatroom than an imageboard. So you'll usually end up with people posting using identifiable names, and clique-ish behavior.
563 Name: Anonymous : 2020-05-09 00:05
It comes off as a tryhard comfy vibe
I guess what he meant by LARPing was that it doesn't feel genuine, and I feel the same way about it.
564 Name: Anonymous : 2020-05-15 13:17
I want to talk about fantasy stuff, world-building and writing, comics etc. The best place I've found is 4's /tg/ but it's a dumpster fire of fetishism and shitposting.
I just want a community of dorks that like talking about fantasy freely and letting their imagination run wild while keeping the porn addicts and creeps out. Textboard, imageboard, subreddit, IRC channel, I don't care if I have to solve an internet riddle to get in. Just tell me it exists and there's somebody in it.
565 Name: Paperplane : 2020-05-16 00:56

I'd be interested too
566 Name: Anonymous : 2020-05-16 19:06
getgle.org - weird shitposting site i found that seems to try to do everything
567 Name: Paperplane : 2020-05-17 13:35
Gave me a laugh. The chat doesn't work for me though.
568 Name: Anonymous : 2020-05-17 20:02
The "My Videos" section itself is worth its weight. I wish there were more pages like this.
569 Name: Anonymous : 2020-05-18 16:00

Yeah it just feels... weird
Like they're talking in super formal language and stuff, last time I lurked there was a dude talking about a butterfly in his backyard and proceeded to write almost an essay about it.
570 Name: Anonymous : 2020-05-20 03:28
How do you guys find these sites, just by seeing other people talk about them
571 Name: Anonymous : 2020-05-23 00:09
Cool website threads on other boards.
572 Name: Anonymous : 2020-05-23 05:20
/tg/ once made a spinoff chan but it wasn't exactly populated, just had dedicated users. While I do enjoy some of the fetish stuff on /tg/ I can see how people would want to talk about something, say goblins or amazons, dragons etc without opening that can of worms. I could try and think of some places to look at and return to see if they were successful. I'd suggest looking through subreddits first because they have largely replaced forums.

Sometimes you can find them by typing in random keywords into your favorite search engine. Maybe even a specific phrase or two.
573 Name: Anonymous : 2020-05-25 16:30
tgchan still exists, though they changed their name recently to distance themselves from "chan" culture.
It's mostly furry-themed quest threads, so it's rather niche.
574 Name: Anonymous : 2020-05-26 03:52
lol that article
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575 Name: Anonymous : 2020-05-27 16:06
Another instance of SchemeBBS:
576 Name: Anonymous : 2020-05-28 01:14
Not exactly the same thing but you might like VistaServ.net.
577 Name: Anonymous : 2020-05-30 04:26
578 Name: Anonymous : 2020-05-31 11:52
Small webring of a few randos taking inspiration from some ancient UC Berkeley server.
579 Name: Anonymous : 2020-05-31 14:42

Mind Dial Audio Project
This is intended to be an art project using public telephony hardware and a unique way of engaging with older technology. Dialing from a payphone is not required, but it is encouraged. Locate a payphone and call this toll-free number:
After the beep, please record yourself playing music, sound art, or spoken word performances. I hope to encourage spontaneous creation. Select materials will be uploaded to Soundcloud (link below).
When dialing, Press * to skip the voice prompt
580 Name: Anonymous : 2020-05-31 17:55
This one is great, thanks! I enjoyed hearing that guy scream.
581 Name: Anonymous : 2020-05-31 18:29
from some ancient UC Berkeley server.
I think it's because Berkeley's computer science undergrad association is located in Soda Hall (where all the other CS stuff is).
582 Name: Snooper : 2020-06-02 17:16
I run a sort of link directory where I post a bunch of sites I find interesting on occasion. A friend pointed me in the direction of this thread, but I actually listed this imageboard there a long time ago.

If anyone's interested in checking it out, you can visit it here: https://peelopaalu.neocities.org/
583 Name: Anonymous : 2020-06-02 18:19
I've seen lots of websites like these, but yours has a great layout. Lots of links, too. Great job!
584 Name: Anonymous : 2020-06-02 18:21
I hate to be posting twice, but is Postbox Garden down for good? I noticed they went down, but hoped it was temporary... Does anyone know anything?
585 Name: Anonymous : 2020-06-02 19:42
Nobody ever sent anything to it. Hosting costs at least some money and comfy isn't a currency...
Scream was great. I wish I had headphones to figure out what Life is Worth Living guy is saying.
586 Name: Anonymous : 2020-06-03 00:08
Well, it received like 5-6 postcards over a course of two years, so it definitely wasn't very "profitable" (even given the low hosting price of today), especially considering the .garden TLD.
I wish they left a parting note instead of disappearing without a word, though. Some closure, if you may.

Scream was great.
The best part about it was its authenticity.
587 Name: Snooper : 2020-06-03 13:32
Thanks Anon, glad you like it.
Yes, I am pretty sure that Postbox Garden is gone for good. I tried reaching out to find the owner, but I can't get in touch with them.
Hosting costs at least some money and comfy isn't a currency.
This. The .garden TLD was also a huge mistake as >>586 pointed out - Those domains cost around $30 a year which is ridiculous.

I've owned sites in the past that have been fun and comfy in theory, but when they get 1 - 2 users once in a blue moon it just isn't worth the cost of keeping them around a lot of the time. I actually wrote a news post about this on Peelopaalu when Postbox Garden first went down. It's kind of funny that the only site I've ever made that a couple of people have wanted to donate a couple of dollars to me for is Peelopaalu, which costs me nothing but time to run.
588 Name: Anonymous : 2020-06-03 21:47
Well, we have their address. Then again, it was... Cambridge Garnening Club, or something like that. It could theoretically be possible... to send them a postcard.
I suppose it won't do if it was a club connected to some university, though. Might be that someone who's ran this project just graduated. That's just me assuming things based on "Cambridge", though.

In any case, it's ridiculously easy to host things on the Internet nowadays for next to no money. There's Neocities, GitHub Pages, free hosting, even EC2 will let you do that for cheap. I've came across several mostly dead IBs recently that were hosted on free services. Postbox Garden could have kept operating (save for the expensive TLD they'd have to change to something cheaper), but maybe the person running it decided to pull the plug regardless. I can kind of guess how it must have felt like to have to look at it occasionally while having nothing to upload.

Ironically, even though it's never been easier and cheaper to run things, not many people do that. I'm partially guilty to that as well, though, but I'll try to change that one thing someday.
589 Name: Anonymous : 2020-06-04 02:07
One of the two former postmasters of postbox.garden is active on /tea/, you can ask them if you're really curious, or ask for their blessing to recreate the service if you want it to exist.
590 Name: Anonymous : 2020-06-04 18:39
591 Name: Anonymous : 2020-06-11 04:29
A quiet old traditional forum focused on Haibane Renmei
591 Name: Anonymous : 2020-06-11 04:29
A quiet old traditional forum focused on Haibane Renmei
592 Name: Snooper : 2020-06-12 13:21
Figured I'd make another post as I plan to add a VERY big update to Peelopaalu.neocities.org sometime tonight if all goes well. Should give you guys quite a few new sites to have a look through that you probably haven't seen before. Would be cool to discuss a few of them ITT as they seem up your guys' alley.

I'll be highlighting some details about this update in a post on the "News" page later tonight for anyone who's interested in giving it a read. :^)
593 Name: Snooper : 2020-06-12 14:48
Annnd the update is out. 100 new links and a short news post. Hope you Letterbox dudes enjoy it.
594 Name: Anonymous : 2020-06-13 09:42
Huh I thought you scraped the site for good. Glad to see it back.
595 Name: Anonymous : 2020-06-13 12:29
Going through all the links again since you didn't mark what's new. Thank you for your efforts anyway!
596 Name: Paperplane : 2020-06-13 14:46

same but I'm having fun. very cool compendium.
597 Name: Paperplane : 2020-06-13 16:13
and there I found
Which in turn has a list of even more cool sites on the bottom. What a nice rabitt hole.
598 Name: Snooper : 2020-06-13 16:15
Nope, not scrapped - I actually made a smaller update of about 35 links less than a week ago. I just have a lot going on IRL at the moment that I'm having to focus my time on so I don't have as much free time to work on the site as I'd like to. I gave a quick rundown of it on the news page. I'm glad that you like it, Anon.
Newest entry on the directory is "The History of the Web", which is the 561st link on the directory, you can CTRL+F to find it. Sorry for the inconvenience.

I've considered adding a numbering system to the site so people can CTRL+F to find the latest entries, but I don't want to give the impression that there's some sort of ranking system in place. Any suggestions on how I can go about this? Maybe add a "(NEW!)" tag to the latest entries or something and then remove the tag after a week or something? Lemme know if you guys have any ideas.
599 Name: Paperplane : 2020-06-13 17:11
Maybe just append the newest entry to the bottom of the list (or on top) so they're in chronologiccal order?
600 Name: Anonymous : 2020-06-13 17:22
Does anyone else feel like imageboards are dying these days? So many have fallen in the past couple of years and their communities with it. I don't know why I still stick round, knowing that any of these sites could go down without a moments notice.

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