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No. 7293[Reply]

There isn't currently a thread for minor notices and changes to the site. For full transparency this will be a thread to inform you all of any updates or changes that aren't necessarily worthy of an big announcement.
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No. 10390

Venus Angelic thread autosaged for nitpicking and lack of milk.

No. 11075

Discussion of specific numbers regarding BMI and eating disorders is now banned in the pro-ana scumbags thread.

No. 11164

Anyone ignoring admin message in the onision thread is getting a red-texted ban. We're not repeating ourselves.

No. 11179

No new rules have been created but we're cracking down on politics and racebait.
All discussion of race whether positive or negative is banned from /ot/ and /m/. Repeat offenders may be permabanned from these boards.

The USA thread is getting locked for violating the agreement that politics may be only discussed in pink-pill and gender critical.

No. 11242

After much discussion within the staff team, we have decided to lock the radfem thread. Please post in gender critical instead for the time being.

In the future, other problematic threads may be locked as well.



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No. 10312[Reply]

Please post all general issues and complaints here. If you want mods to do something, or have some issue with or suggestion for site content, you should use this thread.

>>>/meta/6821 should only be used for technical issues and suggestions (can't load site, site slow, bugs, site feature requests). This thread is for non-technical issues.
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No. 11618

>>11616
fights on both sides of the Jake debate are autism clogging the thread at this point.

No. 11620

why isn't gore and porn allowed? (srs)

No. 11621

>>11612
>>11617
>>11614
What do you want us to do? It's a tricky thread to mod. As annoying as those anons may be, most of them aren't necessarily breaking any rules. We could crack down on the derailing about Korean society and the extra retarded infighting but that's about it. Remember to report racebait when you see it.

>it'd be better to crack down the banhammer on the new arrivals before they bleed onto the rest of the site

Kpoppies never leave /m/

No. 11622

>>11621
They instigate infighting, make extremely low quality posts (lower than the usual, kek) and can't adhere to board culture, without mentioning racebait.
Example, a post I saw yesterday of an anon saying something like "I hate this guy because he looks like my ex xd", the autistic stan getting worked up for the mention of idol X getting surgical procedure Y, the ban evading rat/exol… I always report when I see them, I hope they get tired and leave.

No. 11623

NOTICE

Thread has reached 1100 posts. The thread will be locked and you will be unable to post in it shortly after it exceeds 1200 posts. Please begin preparing a new thread and post a link to it when it's created.



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No. 6821[Reply]

Post all technical help questions and technical/feature suggestions here. This is the place to go if you're having some problem with the site or want to request a new feature.

If you have some non-technical issue, like wanting mods to do something or a suggesting a change in policy, please use >>1134

If you want to email me: admin@lolcow.farm



Info

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  • Max file size is 20 MB.
  • Boards have unlimited pages and threads allow unlimited posts. However, all threads will "bump-lock" after 1200 posts. This means further posts will no longer bump a thread.

You can read more site usage information at https://lolcow.farm/info. If you are new to imageboards, please read it.

Post styling

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No. 11552

Hi, the content on the newest onision thread isn't loading properly all the print is small, no pictures expand and you can't see who's replying to who. Clear cache and reloaded but still defected, sup with that?

No. 11589

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While this was happening, KF and archive.today have been intermittently throwing 500 errors.

That wacky Laur! Who knew?

No. 11590

>>11589
This has literally nothing to do with KF or any cows.

No. 11594

>>11590

It's an extension of the running joke in her thread. Yeesh.

No. 11595

i think there might be some maleposters in the TND thread. they appear to be newfags and mostly complain about taylor “bashing men” when she’s saying some of the most tame shit i’ve ever seen, especially compared to posts in /ot/ lol. i know radfem shit is banned now though so i just reported n moved on but i figured it might be worth mentioning here.

there seems to be at the least a very very large crossover with unintegrated twitter users and the TND thread. it’s always a mess of subtle blogposting.



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No. 962[Reply]

A nice, cosy, official banner thread to submit your new banners for the benefit and expansion of the website.

Banners must be 300x100

Banners should mention the site directly or indirectly. "lolcow.farm" written, a picture of a cow, etc.

Submitting some OC.
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No. 11553

>>11523
This is so frightening.

No. 11557

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No. 11563

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No. 11609

>>11523

This is amazing anon

No. 11624

>>11557
she is shayna 1.5 swear to god



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No. 1469[Reply]

The officially chosen lolcow-tan is >>2091
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No. 10045

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>>9104
>>9232
>>9278
Beautiful! Bless you anons for your contributions.

No. 10310

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Offered up in Thread Requests for a new Complaint Thread image, but posting here just in case it can serve some other purpose.

(art sauce: >>9232 )

No. 10755

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sketch

No. 10892

>>10755
You shouldn't have posted this, anon. Someone put it in the bad art thread.

No. 10976

>>10892
it belongs there tbf.



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No. 9826[Reply]

Hellweek will begin April 15th to April 22nd. Posts made during this week will receive extra scrutiny and moderation will increase. However, this is not applicable to posts before or after hellweek. Boards unrelated to drama will not be participating so there's no need to worry about moderation changes there.

Examples of trends and behaviors to be targeted:
∙ Spamming low effort images
∙ Spamming social media statuses with no context
∙ Blogging and inserting your personal life into the discussion
∙ Derailing threads to uphold your politics or personal beliefs
∙ Unwarranted/emotional overreactions
∙ asking to be spoonfed
∙ extreme and abnormal nitpicking
∙ posting in a way that indicates you're new to lolcow.farm

All rules listed on https://lolcow.farm/rules still apply, but are not the primary focus. The goal is to purge as many newfags as possible while improving the overall posting quality.
Ban lengths for the listed behaviors may not exceed 1 week. Ban lengths for everything else may not exceed 4 days.

Please post any questions, suggestions, or concerns in this thread. General complaints stay in the general complaints thread.
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No. 10016

>>10015
You could have googled before assuming that, though? And where's the tax fight? Correcting you isn't fighting.

I think the staff has been pretty good at staying on top of the issues in Moo's thread. People have been getting banned for legit nitpicking which is a huge difference from before the new admin came on board.

No. 10017

>>10015
>tfw it turns out angry anti-taxfags don't even wtf we're talking about when we're tinfoiling

the thread isn't bad when people speculate, what kind of site do you think this is? speculation draws out discussion and then it's even better when it turns out to be the truth (much like the lipo) i can get behind not wanting tinfoil like moo being a pedo, even though she probably is, cause that's heavy stuff, but speculation is good, especially for lurking cows, the end up dancing for us.

No. 10018

>>10008
I honestly think that autosage and moving threads to /snow/ solves nothing. It's a lazy punishment when the moderation doesn't know how to handle undesirable behavior. We're not as understaffed as we were in January so there's no reason to move the moo thread.
All threads have nitpicking. The nitpicking I want to curb has to be extreme or repetitive. The moo thread has been pretty good about it ever since I implemented the fat ban.

I think wanting to curb on a legitimate conversation about taxes is unfair. Speculation can be fun and it can have legitimate reasoning behind it. Tinfoiling becomes tinfoiling when it reaches the verge of fanfiction.

Speculation has been an effective tool in the onision, shay, and TND threads; and I'm only referencing instances from the past year.
If you think there is a problem with a few posts, report them.

No. 10019

The tax fanficcing is annoying as shit but I'd much rather see it than the cat autism and absolute clown tier blogposting nitpick reachers that used to dominate the thread and tried to make a comeback during her trip to Japan.

No. 10311

Will there be a new General Complaints & Issues thread?



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No. 1183[Reply]

I have been ambiguous about my gender up until now, but to prevent confusion, I'd just like to inform everyone that I'm male. (Every other staff member is female.)

I prefer to preserve my anonymity as much as possible, but it feels wrong when someone assumes I'm female and to not deny it, so I think it is best to let everyone know.
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No. 2123

>>1254
>An interesting caveat of your admin is how he is totally self-reliant. He detested the idea of operating a joint wiki, he refused to let me run an mx server for him, he unobjectively rebuked my offer to consider Infinity Next as an upgrade to Tinyboard.

>Basically, he doesn't want to participate in anything I might have a hand in.


I wonder why…

No. 2125

>>2123

No surprises here. See the idiotic Next fiasco forming on twitter. The two imbeciles are going to sue each other like idiots they are in this matter. The worst aspect is that the user base has to carry the can for this failure and the meta debt 8chan has amassed.

No. 2134

>>1254
He knows you're a control freak, Josh. You utter cretin

No. 2135

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No. 10306

Oh fuck, I thought this was recent because it was bumped to the top. Jesus.



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No. 8771[Reply]

Please post all general issues and complaints here. If you want mods to do something, or have some issue with or suggestion for site content, you should use this thread.

>>>/meta/6821 should only be used for technical issues and suggestions (can't load site, site slow, bugs, site feature requests). This thread is for non-technical issues.
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No. 10297

>>10296
I just had to close it. Hopefully she gives the dog away soon enough and they'll become readable again.

No. 10298

Can the Plushie and Pokemon general threads be moved to /m from /ot? Would be great

No. 10299

I really can't figure out where else to post this, this was the closest thing I thought it was relevant to. mods, have y'all seen this site? [redacted]
I swear this isn't like an ip grabber or something, and definitely use a vpn if you go to the website (I did), but apparently it's run by the same people with the petition to take down lolcow, gg, and kiwifarms lmao, supposedly building dossiers of lolcow posters and mods/admins. Again my apologies that this probably isn't in the best thread, wasn't sure where else to post?

No. 10300

>>10298
Why can't anyone on this thread just use the report function

>>10299
wtf thanks for sharing this anon. i hadn't heard of it yet

No. 10301

>>10299
this is literally one of the most pathetic things i've ever seen in my life. wow. thanks for pointing it out, anon.



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No. 1706[Reply]

Excuse my autism, but I've noticed posters sometimes seem to mix up the following terms. I see this on other websites, too. This is understandable, since the terms are vague and not widely known.

These are subjective to some degree, but here is how I personally define them.

Samefagging

This is a general term for deceptive posting. It can mean the following things:

- Taking on more than one persona in a thread to make it seem like your view has wider support than it actually does. This is also called sockpuppeting. May involve replying to your own posts agreeing with yourself, or significantly changing writing style to make it seem like a different person is also giving similar positive or negative remarks. Particularly dedicated samefags may try to use a different IP address as well.

- Making multiple posts back-to-back, without obvious indication they were all made by you. This is not always deceptive, though is often annoying.

- May also apply to general false or omitted self-identification. For example, if the subject of a /pt/ thread started secretly and anonymously posting in her own thread to disagree with people or defend herself, this may also be called samefagging. There may be a better term for this, but if there is, I'm not yet aware of it.


Self-posting

Posting about yourself in any way, whether anonymous or self-identifying. For example: posting a picture of yourself, linking to your own profiles, giving excessive details about your life, etc. Self-posts are completely acceptable in some threads and some contexts, but they usually are frowned upon otherwise. You shouldn't try to make yourself stand out on an anonymous board. Valid spellings also include self posting and selfposting.


Vendetta / vendettafag / vendetta-posting

Posting about someone as if you are a random person who happens to dislike them, when in reality you have some sort of personal connection or grudge. Often involves samefagging. Generally has no relation to self-posting, except in cases of self-victimization. In cases where you present the chan with an implicit or explicit "call to action", to further your vendetta, this is also called a personal army (PA) request. It often involves misleading or deceptive information.

An example of a vendetta post would be arguing with a girl on social media, and later posting a thread calling her a whore. Asking people to send things to her parents, or falsely claiming she's violated some site's terms of service and requesting people report her, or including her address and phone number in the post, would be a vendetta post as well as a personal army request.
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No. 4224

Thank you for clearing it up I had no idea I'm new.(USER HAS BEEN PUT OUT TO PASTURE)

No. 4706

I still have no understanding of what sage means….(USER HAS BEEN PUT OUT TO PASTURE)

No. 4707

>>4706
Sage goes in the email field and keeps your post from bumping the topic. You use it when you have no milk to contribute. See #2 in this https://lolcow.farm/info

No. 10147

>>4706
What does “been put to pasture” mean? I’m assuming a ban but for how long? Are there other terms for different lengths of bans?

No. 10841

>>10147
The length of the ban varies. The wording of the redtext has nothing to do with the length. Sometimes the redtext tells what the ban is for (blogpost, nitpicking, self post, etc).

Also: Not all bans are redtexted.



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No. 9355[Reply]

What is this site even about?

No. 9356

It's about friendship and good times.



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