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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. 11760[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. 12402

>>12400
Really? I always thought I reported too many things in that thread. I'll try reporting more.

No. 12403

>>12402
Same fam, seems like we need to go ham in there.

No. 12404

scat troll in the onion thread, mods.

No. 12405

please nuke the poop sperger in the onison thread

No. 12406

>>12280

Can we suggest award categories this year?



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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. 12235

>>12234
oh nice idea. I think you'll need to make laur/lill big in the frame so we can see their faces moreso than the whole picture. and scrap the yellow writing in order to make it work.

No. 12350

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No. 12351

Can the venus and manaki banner be withdrawn because seeing her banner pop up is the only reason why i check her boring no-milk threads. Sage coz no contribution and doja cat idea is already taken. Nice banners so far, though.

No. 12391

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Was the one form the art salt thread submitted yet?

No. 12392

>>12351
banners don't get withdrawn since they're part of cow history. eg. the old one with Raven's ex-childbride Logan is still up too.



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No. 12242[Reply]

We're looking for janitors (low-level farmhands) and people with Linux or web dev experience.

If you're interested in helping out, introduce yourself ITT and write a few sentences about how you can help. If we're interested, we'll contact you through a temporary ban message.
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No. 12309

>>12307
lol what are the odds of that though

No. 12311

>>12309
i don't know, but it makes me think anon is too fucking retarded to mod.

No. 12315

>>12304
> wants to mod
> exposes IP address

No. 12330

>>12304

>Is this a honeypot thing


Like a sting operation? Genuinely curious about what you mean. Congratulations on moving forward!

No. 12368

Would definitely be interested in being a janitor. I spend too much time on here, night as well be slightly productive with it.



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No. 2421[Reply]

Can sage be hidden like on 4chan?
People seem to just use it as a downvote or when they're getting mad.

No. 2443

>tfw admin-senpai ignores you

No. 9996

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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

  • Rules: https://lolcow.farm/rules
  • 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

*words* => words
**words** => words
***words*** => words
##spoilered text## => spoilered text
[spoiler]spoilered text[/spoiler] => spoilered text
~#words#~ => words
#<3 => ♥
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No. 12200

did something happen or did admin forget to pay the server bill again

No. 12201

>>12200
server bill

No. 12209

Whenever I click on a post number to see which post someone else is replying to, the entire page reloads. I tried clearing my cache and switching to a different mobile browser, but neither helped.

No. 12228

Could we please get a dark/night mode?

No. 12229

>>12228
Check the bottom of your screen to change the theme, idiot.



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No. 1469[Reply]

The officially chosen lolcow-tan is >>2091
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No. 10976

>>10892
it belongs there tbf.

No. 12150

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No. 12151

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sage anon you dumb bitch

No. 12154

>>12150
>>12151
I like them anon, good job!

No. 12168

>>12151
I love this so much. I really wanna draw board-tan but I'm someone whose terrible at finishing art - it would also pale in comparison to some of the gems here like this tbh. I just love her cold, threatening stare!



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No. 12031[Reply]

How many users?

I feel like you might be taking advantage of the Anonymous feature of image boards by not having any indication of actual user activity.
There's no way to know if you're replying to one crazy pretending to be multiple people, or if there is actually any interest in a thread.

Considering the entire purpose of this site is to identify autistic internet antics, perhaps including a 4chan like replies/images/posters would be beneficial to certain threads. Or even a user id.


Also ps: finding threads here sucks it's so difficult.

No. 12034

>Considering the entire purpose of this site is to identify autistic internet antics

too ez

No. 12054

Probably about 50 and of those 50, 49 are necessaryspeed4.

No. 12197

>>12054
Whenever I scroll through this board, I read your comment and laugh every time.



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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. 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. 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?

No. 11759

Need a new general complaints thread.

Is there anything we can do about the influx of altright idiots in the OT threads? You can tell it's the same person because they post a reaction image with every post.



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