Lainchan Archive - archive.lainchan.jpI am pleased to be able to announce that I have finished building a permanent archive of all of the content that was available on applechan around the beginning of this month. Unfortunately, about 5% of thumbnails were lost and no full-res images were recovered. If you find any old threads you really like, feel free to recreate them here. I hope you enjoy!
New board proposalIn light of the recent complaints of "censorship" we decided that a new board may be in order, to move threads to that don't belong anywhere else. You could also soykafpost in there if you want. We're thinking of calling it /w/asteland.
arisuchan stickers and bannersWe're excited about arisuchan and we hope you are too!
Political containmentWhen threads devolve into arguing about socialism and capitalism, could they just be moved to /z/? I feel like politics has been spilling over an awful lot lately onto other boards. I will freely admit that I myself participated in political discussion on several boards, and I regret furthering this phenomenon. Politics kills everything it touches.
Post limit?What's the post limit? The glasses thread at >>>/r/1467 has more than a thousand posts in it.
Why do you use lainchan.jp?Almost every single topic on /q/ consists of those from applechan criticizing lainchan.jp for [insert reason here], but what of the silent majority of those that actually use this board? I understand that we are not the majority of lainchan users overall, but those that like this site don't seem to have spoken up about why they do so.
Why Seph?BEFORE YOU FUCKING POST. DONT ATTACK ME. THIS IS A LEGITIMATE QUESTIONNAIRE AND CURIOSITY WHILE ALL OF YOU SUPPORT A BLATANT HACK.
missing doctypeArisuchan is missing a doctype element, causing browsers to display it in quirks mode (hacks for displaying sites the way NN 4 / IE 5 did) rather than standards mode. Makes it harder to write cross-site userscripts because of differences like document.documentElement.clientHeight and document.body.clientHeight being switched around. Could you consider adding one? All you need is <!DOCTYPE html>.
Thinking forwardI have a feeling that arisuchans gonna grow alot over the course of the next few years, But to maintain quality and keep out spam we're gonna need more mods.
Let's begin!The initial commit—applying the few modifications that were not specific to our particular installation—has been pushed to
. We will continue to use
as the issue tracker for the time being. I'm sorry for making things complicated.
DonationsD O N A T I O N S
Board Announcement - Launch of arisuchan.jpWe are happy to announce the official launch of arisuchan.jp.
Disappearing imagesSometimes images do not show up after they were posted, like these two:
RSS supportI have to browse arisuchan from an environment where my ability to use a NAVI is limited but can receive practically unlimited incoming SMS, if someone would manage thread or board RSS support then it would be possible to get an SMS instead of shooting the soykaf waiting for activity on threads.
what's up with telegram?I think arisu telegram chat definitely has some problems with the power some users got not so far ago. I'm posting this here since this is somehow a neutral platform in comparison to telegram, where you have an identity, so we can speak right on the subject without extra problems. In second I don't want to affect personality.
Little SuggestionsNot sure if suggestions would go here or not, but I would like to text wrapping in posts such as these. It's annoying when someone posts five images having to scroll past all of that content to read their post. An other idea would involve instead of having the pictures stacked ontop of each other, but when in a thumbnail sit side by side with the text below them.
Firefox colors arisuchan themeI made a firefox colors theme https://color.firefox.com/?theme=XQAAAAL2AAAAAAAAAABBqYhm849SCiazH1KEGccwS-xNVAVE7JA4GChFzPonMm36kB5mt03zy_FQfed2LdpKoPH1Bwur7BsXdJ42Qr_2GSBRohtyfIVgaNnVuhlfbddGs1y2aX-FyXh3IFkhU15dy0iV9HW3gRhiOfNCscrZfrFHc9z3_25zRB7lKrR3cqMLFRHUn61psySsEnF71xHZ1LOoqMs-NItArf3lFxiB_6ICwAA
Okay, what's going on these interchan wars?I haven't been brewing soykaf for an awful long time, in what that time however, things have changed.
Web AnalyticsAs we continue our campaign to expand the community, it would be very helpful for us to have web analytics software installed on our server to provide insight into the site's activity. At the same time, we respect the rights and privacy of our users so we would like to see if there is a general consensus on whether or not we have the community's consent to use an open source analytics platform on the website.
donation request> If you were ever interested in making a donation, now is probably be the best time to do so as it would have a larger impact on my life than any other time in the past or future. As always any help is greatly appreciated. I am hoping this is the last time I will ever have to explictly ask for your help. Thank you, Alice. ^_^;
Too many boardsI feel like there are too many boards which dilute user activity. Specialized boards make sense for larger sites but not for a small one like this. This also makes you too dependant on /all/ for seeing new posts when the classic imageboard experience is to visit each board for an update.
How do you get an Invite to Laintracker?Hello Lain! I'm a new user here, found this imageboard last week via some strange intuitions and coincidences in life.(After finishing two episodes of Lain I was searching for a python book in duckduckgo and I've found a link to a pdf, and the name "arisuchan.jp" kinda called my attention)
Missing VP9 thumbnailsIt looks like vp9 webms don't have thumbnails: >>>/cult/1673 & >>>/cult/1656
At its rootsHow can we help to grow this community?
Why not on #Mastodon?Why not on #Mastodon, the federated social network?
Call to arms!We are currently seeking volunteers from the community to join the staff and help moderate the board. New moderators will be assigned an "initiate" account with limited permissions, but will be expected to adhere to the same requirements we have of all staff members, namely having an active presence in the staff IRC channel and consistent activity moderating the boards. If you are interested in an interview, please contact me on IRC. Thank you.
Mumble serverWe finally have our own Mumble server!
. Default port. No password.
Formatting Hints: Where Are They, Again?It would be nice to have the formatting hints either displayed in the reply/new topic form & miniform or linked to (with new window/pop) for reference.
Board Announcements (updated 2017 Oct 3)To reduce the amount of clutter on /q/ we will condense all former stickies into one "board announcements" thread that will be updated as we make new announcements.
Wired Matrix room#wired:matrix.org
lain, alice, and autonomyis lain an autonomous movement?
name changeWe are flirting with the idea of changing the name and theme of the site from lainchan to something else lain related, or even a completely different representation altogether. It's awkward now that applechan is associating with questionable content like (you know what I mean). I want to keep the name because I believe we actually represent the original lainchan. Can we get some opinions from y'all about this? I'm not interested in hearing about what we should have done or should have not done during the beginning, but rather what we should do now.
on Freenode if you are interested. Thank you for your help, Alice!
targeted media campaignsJust a heads up for anyone wondering, there is no "TMC" against that other website. We also don't support that certain type of sexual fetish. Sexualizing Lain is against the rules too.
lainchan.jp(not .org) merchandiseI've noticed that there is no merchandise for this lainchan, why not?
why on earth is kalyx adminLainons, I'm here to ask a serious question. Why on earth is Kalyx an administrator here? One of the most frequent criticisms levied of .org is that it was simply sold off to the highest bidder, someone who wasn't vetted, nor involved in the lainchan community or the IRC. Why, then, is the very man who SOLD OFF applechan to the highest bidder a part of the administration team? It seems like utter absurdity to me. Not to mention, the .org administration is criticised for not having backups (a fair point) but it was kalyx who deleted every board's content in the first place? Seriously, Kalyx, if you're reading this, get in here and explain your reprehensible behaviour to me. Because it seems to me like you simply sold off the domain name for a quick profit, deleted all the board content as a final act of sabotage, and are now trying to redirect the community to a lainchan fork so that you in effect gain 5 grand for doing literally nothing.
Vichan, Lainchan, and ReferersWhy is it that you need referers enabled to post on a Vichan board, except on Lainchan.jp? My users are having this problem on my site but not here, with certain browsers such as Icecat which apparently by default don't send them. I can't find a relevant setting in the Vichan config or the js plugins. Is it a custom modification?
Non-listed BoardsSorry if this has already been answered before somewhere, but is there any purpose to all the non-listed boards? Why keep all of them hidden entirely except from /all/? I understand that listing them all on the top bar would clutter the screen and also would theoretically divide the community further, but at the same time, why have all of them completely unlisted?
What does lain mean to you?Many of us endearingly refer to each other as 'lains' and I was recently explaining this phenomenon to a friend and they of course asked me, "what does it mean to be a lain?" I didn't have an answer; it is a difficult question. Now that I think about it more I don't think it merely means you are a user of lainchan or even a member of the community. I think to be a lain one must have both a fierce intellectual curiosity and passionate interest in technology. Nevertheless I'm sure many others have a much different view. So what makes a lain a lain, lain?
What is the drama going onWhat is the drama going on?! Now every link on lainchan.org to different boards has been redirected here. I'm still in the middle of my writing and this site suddenly shows on my screen? What the heck?
Moderation AppreciationHi all. I just wanted to say that I really appreciate all the work the moderation team put into this website and community. Atleast one lain thinks you guys are doing a bang-up job and is grateful for the time and effort put into maintaining this community. Lainchan is one of the last corners of the internet that I can call home; really thanks.
ripoffchanIt's amazing how much better applechan got after you anarchist/artsy fucks left. The site has gone back to being more informative. Unfortunately, junk & co can't find their own userbase without riding our coattails by redirecting .org to their .jp site and using a domain name that's bound to cause confusion. Additionally, they claim the zine as their own even though many real lainons from .org contributed. Rot in pieces you pathetic fucks.
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