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Check out the *NEW* Uboachan Dream World MUD (and the discussion thread)

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What a slow, sad, image board. why do you even go here?
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There is a small group of Japanese people who enjoy Yume Nikki related content on twitter. I'm sure there are plenty of smaller hidden communities who enjoy Yn and things alike


>No one needs YN anymore.
Really though, just learn Japanese and migrate to Twitter. Or Nicovideo.


Because I'm fascinated by obscure near-dead imageboards.


Becuase I am a slow and sad person.


I liked the snow.

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This is the Uboachan Wiki, https://uboachan.wikia.com a community effort to help new users lurk and learn more about this imageboard.

If you're new to the site, take a minute to visit the general posting guideliness:

Also, don't forget to check out the rules of this imageboard:

The wiki contains events of Uboachan's history, guideliness for a better user interaction and tech service help for fangames.

This project was authorized by Writer and it's still in early stage, if you want to contribute, make sure to read the guide for editors here:

The guide contains essential tips for your article to be objective, neutral and not a meme circlejerk.

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The purpose of these questions is only to know if you're the right person to edit in the Wiki.
If you're approved, you'll receive a confirmation of your user privileges.

1-How long have you been browsing Uboachan?
2-Which other imageboards do you use?(If any. You won't be required any personal info about your online profiles or activity)
3-Do you have expertise in formatting and making content readable?
4-Why do you want to collaborate?
5-What's your Wikia username?


The first email had a typo, it's fixed in this post's email field.


I would, be I ain't got time.

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I've noticed that almost every porn spam post links to the same urls. Would it be possible to blacklist that domain and automatically delete any post that links to it?


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Yes, but the problem is that it's a living breathing human bean behind it. The problem would be solved easily a long time ago without need for intervention if that wasn't the case. Besides, yesterday the spammer changed up their links. And the spammer is known to also post political propaganda linking to threats and criminal activity, each time with a changed URL.


the mods at finalchan do it and it works pretty well tbh

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Making a test. I'm installing my own vichan and it's not working as well as this one.
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OK, this is what I'm looking for. Mine does not do this.

Step 1. Make thread.
step 2. Post reply in thread. It goes back to thread I made in step 1.

That is not working in my site. Does anybody know the code to make that happen? lambright@gmail.com Thanks.


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How did you get the auto update working? Is that custom or was it part of some package? for vichan?


>step 2. Post reply in thread. It goes back to thread I made in step 1.
probably because you have nonoko enabled by default


Now that's a thing I haven't heard in years.



Yes that was the fix. I emailed Seisatsu and he pointed me in the right direction.

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For best interest in the userbase's safety and privacy, could there be any way we adopt or at least *consider* IRC or XMPP? It's not unknown to people that Discord is running a data mining operation and doesn't really respect the user's privacy or freedoms. The problem with IRC was that users had no way of knowing what conversations ensued due to lack of backlog support. Implementing backlog support via a bot can solve this issue quite easily.

I'm not requesting or expecting anything, but I just thought it would be neat to plug the information out in the open for discussion.


* I forgot to mention, there's quite a few Discord bots that transfer messages from XMPP and IRC to soothe out the "split userbase" problem. In an ideal world, there would be no problem in giving us more options since the chat would be synced, eliminating the transitory phase. Sure, users would be vulnerable to message logging but that's the only extent/reach Discord would have; no extensive data mining, intrusive advertising & account linking or storing crucial details and logs in plaintext.


Discord's not great though. The userbase there hardly has anything in common with ubuu's. Discussion there is facebook tier. I don't know if there would be enough interst in an irc chat and I doubt it would be more active than ubuu itself. I'd rather have people spend as much time as they could here.


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We used to have an IRC, it died. Bringing it back is pointless.

As >>3549 says, The "official" discord isn't really ubuu related, other than the fact that it was originally run by mudnut and many ubuu users happened to be there, so it was eventually decided that if we were going to have a chat, that was as good as any. Or at least, that's what I know of the whole affair.
It'd be more useful if activity remained within the site, other than splitting even more.

Ubuu's original server was #uboachan@irchighway, if you or any of you is interested in… like, going there just to see nobody talk. If it is still up; apparently the servers had a crash not long ago and they had to change their website and are rebuilding things…

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I don't understand how server costs work, but would the ability to embed videos seriously affect it? I don't mean actually uploading them, I mean posting the link, and having the video pop up in the post when you click it. Would this feature be appropriate for ubuu? I was just wondering because it seemed like it would be convient to me. I know this was mentioned, SEVEN years ago.
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Shoot me the format of the posts on both board backends. I could splice together a python script pretty quick.

Hopefully it's some json format (Wishful thinking)


I think you're a little late to the party. Good to see you're still around though.


Oh, I meant if you're still thinking about moving over to lynx.


Oh! That makes more sense. Please do look into that. What we probably really need is a database transformation tool.

Give me your email address, and I'll send you access credentials for Uboachan's database manager so you can poke around. I'll also set up a Lynxchan instance for you to play with.


Can do.

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I have lost control.

I never wanted the boards to turn out this way. I just didn't know what to do. After the moderation team dissolved, I thought that if I just let discussion continue on its own, and let things operate mostly unfettered, and only stepped in to act on the most egregious situations, the site would stay mostly as it was. I never thought that the atmosphere would degrade to this extent. It's happened so slowly over the past two years, that I guess it was easy for me to rationalize that nothing had changed all that much.

But stepping back and looking at things now, I can't really say that Uboachan is still the dark-but-chill hangout that I had idealized. Threads about topics as innocuous as the weather are derailed into flame wars in short order, and attempts at moderation are met with harsh criticism, suggesting that in the absence of consistent vigilance, this sort of perpetually destructive atmosphere has become the expected norm. Conversation has turned sour. This is not an isolated incident, but something that is happening to threads all over the site. The low-key rage that rests in the background of most imageboards has risen to a fever-pitch, making calm and enjoyable discussion all but impossible. I don't think it's something I can fix just by banning a few users, and I don't think that the current rules would clearly justify doing so anyway.

I didn't want Uboachan to become a place where people actually enjoy being hateful. The hate and anger were supposed to be all tongue-in-cheek, just part of the joke, the colors of Uboachan's unique, dark sense of humor. I feel like a lot of our users don't get the joke anymore. We ended up attracting actual racists, evil wizards, inquisitors, the criminally insane, elder gods, and other unsavory characters, exactly the kinds of people I wanted us to avoid. This isn't just another imageboard, above all else it's a Yume Nikki fansite. At least, it was supposed to be.

Honestly, I haven't had the time and energy to put into this place lately. I'm not a NEET anymore. I've been going to college full-time, looking for a job, and trying to build my own future, all while dealing with an all-encompasing social depression that has made me more introverted than ever. I don't talk to people as much anymore, and often when I try to browse Uboachan, my eyes gloss over the posts and I don't really absorb what I'm reading. I really feel like I haven't been paying attention. AsPost too long. Click here to view the full text.
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>what counts as a flame war
When people start writing walls of text that have nothing to do with the op and constantly call each other faggots. How desensitized are you to that? If you can't tell what a flame war is, that goes to show how big the problem is.
>what users
This is not a 100 mile per minute board. Every thread sticks in the few consistent user's heads and sours the atmosphere of the entire site. It's palpable. There's not a constant stream of fifty threads to distract from one another.
>You can always just say it to them yourself
That never works. They're too dense to listen if they posted like that in the first place 9/10 times. The state of the site was not fine. If you have used it for a while, you would notice the change too. Arguments and shitposting were exponentially increasing.
>Sure, a stupid moderator can chase away an interesting contributor just because the things they say don't fall in line with the rest
That is such a strawman. This isn't reddit. People don't get shadow banned for not liking a movie or whatever. Some 4cuck ideologue is always going to be abrasive and post nothing of actual value. Anybody that can actually have an original thought and not be a dick is fine. A person like that is less likely to talk about politics or other low-brow shit(janitors talk about it all the time). This site isn't a democracy and it's not a society. It's a discussion/entertainment platform. The site has been chugging along fine until recently. What is your definition of stagnation? I'd rather have site activity plummet and die than have it be replaced with the same shit that's everywhere else.
You don't get it. You aren't invested in ubuu. I'm not going to post anything after this to you because if you don't get it yet, you never will.


I was going to deconstruct those srguments, but since I probably won't get a response either way, I'll just cut to the chase.
>You aren't invested in ubuu. I'm not going to post anything after this to you because if you don't get it yet, you never will.
I am more than invested in Ubuu as a platform for people to exchange ideas and opinions. So even if some those views are unpopular or even downright retarded, so be it, it's a risk you take along with the core concept. If you're looking for a place to socialize with a good atmosphere and whatever else, well, isn't that what things like Discord are for?

Also, way to be conceited and assume that just because I disagree I don't understand your views. Oh well.


>or even downright retarded, so be it, it's a risk you take along with the core concept


Except I never said I was in favor of shitposting.


I've been browsing here on and off for the past 8-9 years, occasionally stopping by every couple weeks. I think what you said about the 'low-key rage in the back of most imageboards' is right. Across all of the places I've gone to they've been infected with a vicious anger and filled with people who view imageboards as their own personal dumping grounds. It's not even that they didn't have shitposters before, but now the shitposters run the entire place and refute any attempt to actually discuss topics at hand.

Even worse they view bans or attempts at quality control as an affront against their person. So they proceed to blow up and shitpost even harder or attempt to drag everyone else down with them. I don't know what can be done about it either because all of these imageboards have a common origin, and shit tends to drip down the sides and spread.

Hopefully you guys can steer out of this storm. It's a rough one.

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I think we have all noticed the recent influx of edgy pepe faggots. While I don't think think this warrants any rule changes, I do think a state of emergency is required. I basically want whoever posted these three things to be banned, so as to preserve the sanctity of this board.
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No, they're not. /hikki/ user was warned. I don't think there's any hope of moderating /yndd/ right now because I'd have to ban half the users. I'm waiting for people to calm down a little so that exceptionally shitty posts have a more reasonable baseline to stand out from. If that doesn't happen I might have to make more specific rules to judge /yndd/'s low-key ragehate against, or just treat it like another /ot/.


Sei, there's another frog. They've already contaminated multiple threads. Please exterminate.


Came across another one of these assholes in /o/.




All crabs must be exterminated.


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Reminder to everyone that the report button exists, you dont need to post about every rude mister you see.

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I'd most certainly love a hentai/alternative board. Believe me, as much as I LOVE spoilering every smutty image I post, it gets sort of old after a while. On top of that having nowhere to discuss such… "adult" matters is just unclassy on a NSFW-chan. Oh, yeah, Uboachan needs moar dickgirls, too.
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this is great


Why'd you bump this?




99% of what you wrote on ubuu are shitposts. You're probably the worst poster on the entire site.


I'll take that title to my grave

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Be honest, is this how it all ends?
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I don't think you really are the guy at OP but whatever,let's pretend you are.

The fact you think the whole thread is actually addressed at you, that you don't understand it's a generalization on how annoying newfags can be, and just how it basically is a joke to keep them away because some people genuinely believe it's a copy of undertale, is too sad. It just shows you don't understand our website at all and you only come here to stir shit up and prove your little point that "we're just 4chan hurr".

We made fun of people who made really stupid comments in the same way other people laugh of stupid youtube/tumblr/american/etc comments. You only complain because your nick is there. That's hypocritical.

If you don't like us just leave, nobody is forcing you to stay.


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So you're a fucking newfag who came to our board, tell people to kill themselves and police how the community should behave.

You talk about elitism while being elitist yourself by policing the community and labeling people who don't think like you, hypocrite.

You're cancer, and just prove OP's point.


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>its just a yume nikki's version of 4chan,nothing less,nothing more

Wrong, very wrong, please read everything in this post to understand what is wrong with your posts, and it's pretty much the first assumption every newfag makes.

Posting here is very different from 4chan and the cultures behind it are different as well.

Modern 4chan is nothing else but an edgy anonymous facebook, if you take a look at the posting guideliness you'll see there are lots of things that aren't allowed here,

Posting here as if this was 4chan and acting like a 4chan user will get you two things:

>You will be publicly shamed and told to fuck off to 4chan

>You will probably be banned or get a warning depending on your level of autism

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Let me lay a few things down for you. Judging by what you wrote so far, you perfectly prove op's point. First of all, you project. Just because you didn't want too many people knowing about YN before, that does not make you like the users here. You are a textbook faggot, you are overly sensitive, and you are entitled. People are allowed to be elitist when it comes to things they know a lot about. Only people who are too stupid to get in the know and expect to be accepted by a community just because they claim to have a shared interest, have a problem with protectionism. Op's concern probably has to do with this forum rather than the wider, "YN community". Uboachan has been developing its own feel and customs for many years now. It is perfectly reasonable to be worried about an infiltration of people who do not know about or care about this board's culture. It is evident that you do not. You do not value any of those things. When you were afraid of a lot of people learning about YN, you were just mimicking people who do actually care about preserving a community isolated from social media culture, mainstream sensibilities, and idiots. You just happened to slip through the cracks. At some point though, you became self-aware of your own faggotry, possibly sub-consciously, and began putting yourself in the shoes of and identifying with other faggots. Now, "elitism", is a bad thing to you. Nobody cares about you, you are an attention whore, you are cancer.

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