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by Cobra!
Sat Apr 29, 2023 2:25 am
Forum: 💿 The Yesterweb 💿
Topic: Keep in touch on the Web Raft
Replies: 2
Views: 2037

Re: Keep in touch on the Web Raft

I keep getting error 1005 when trying to access the forum, and it only works when I turn off my VPN.

Hopefully ProBoards won’t be the permanent place to host the forum on.
by Cobra!
Fri Apr 28, 2023 12:03 am
Forum: 🌼 The Garden 🌼
Topic: Last post on this forum (forum game)
Replies: 56
Views: 9513

Re: Last post on this forum (forum game)

One thing I saw someone do is have a mailto URL, but replace the @ with (AT) or something similar (use your imagination). That way if it’s a scam bot, it will try to send it to an invalid email and fail, but if it’s a human trying to talk to you, they’ll know to replace it. Actually should I be maki...
by Cobra!
Thu Apr 27, 2023 11:57 pm
Forum: ☕ Internet Café ☕
Topic: Discord is overwhelming.
Replies: 46
Views: 7291

Re: Discord is overwhelming.

Oh yeah that's pretty true. I don't know if I wrote in my former post but I managed to get some people to make accounts on matrix but then 90% of them stopped using it. Also random question but is it just me or is the matrix session verification a little buggy (in the sense that I couldn't verify w...
by Cobra!
Wed Apr 26, 2023 12:56 am
Forum: 🌼 The Garden 🌼
Topic: Last post on this forum (forum game)
Replies: 56
Views: 9513

Re: Last post on this forum (forum game)

Imgur is doing a mass image deletion of images not assosiated with an account I can kind of understand why they’re doing this. Servers aren’t free, and when it gets you allow images uploaded by guests, many likely duplicates, it all adds up. and NSFW images. Lemme guess, they want to be squeaky cle...
by Cobra!
Sat Apr 22, 2023 12:13 am
Forum: 💿 The Yesterweb 💿
Topic: Nice online spaces for socializing
Replies: 40
Views: 9323

Re: Nice online spaces for socializing

I think most of the criticisms in Agora are valid, except the forum isn’t really dead, just slower, and the alt-right response. As for alt-right, if these guys actually are alt-right, then no, it’s not just about “accepting opposing opinions”, when the opinion in question is just hating other races,...
by Cobra!
Fri Apr 21, 2023 1:50 am
Forum: ☕ Internet Café ☕
Topic: Online Hoarding
Replies: 6
Views: 1955

Re: Online Hoarding

I used to have a massive watch later playlist on Youtube, and it got so big that some videos became unavailable before I got to watch them. Not that I was actually watching them, I just kept tabs in the event I did feel like watching them, but never did. I feel super overwhelmed by how many videos a...
by Cobra!
Tue Apr 18, 2023 11:37 pm
Forum: 🌼 The Garden 🌼
Topic: Last post on this forum (forum game)
Replies: 56
Views: 9513

Re: Last post on this forum (forum game)

Retro-Earth? What do you mean?
by Cobra!
Sat Apr 15, 2023 10:35 am
Forum: 🌼 The Garden 🌼
Topic: Last post on this forum (forum game)
Replies: 56
Views: 9513

Re: Last post on this forum (forum game)

Yeah, with cats, you know they’ll come back. They have an insane ability to know exactly where their home is, and make their way back every time. There are sadly exceptions of course, but generally, if they go out the house, not a big deal.
by Cobra!
Sat Apr 15, 2023 1:00 am
Forum: 🌼 The Garden 🌼
Topic: Last post on this forum (forum game)
Replies: 56
Views: 9513

Re: Last post on this forum (forum game)

Yeah, my cat’s an annoying pest. When he’s hungry, he will never stop following you around and meowing at you until you feed him. At least looking after him is easy, because that’s all you do with cats, feed them, and they do the rest themselves. Loads more responsibility with dogs. It’s why I’m mor...
by Cobra!
Sat Apr 15, 2023 12:30 am
Forum: ☕ Internet Café ☕
Topic: Pentagon Classified Documents leaked on Discord
Replies: 7
Views: 2003

Re: Pentagon Classified Documents leaked on Discord

I love how the US government seems to only give a shit about privacy when it’s theirs being invaded.
by Cobra!
Fri Apr 14, 2023 2:05 am
Forum: 💿 The Yesterweb 💿
Topic: The forum is shutting down
Replies: 135
Views: 90798

Re: The forum is shutting down

Also isn't it interesting how things change when we become aware that what we are posting will be deleted relatively soon? I find a lot of value in the interactions with the few people who are still coming here and posting. I try not to worry about the future value of things too much, since I consi...
by Cobra!
Fri Apr 14, 2023 1:49 am
Forum: 🌼 The Garden 🌼
Topic: Last post on this forum (forum game)
Replies: 56
Views: 9513

Re: Last post on this forum (forum game)

I read that cats can meow within a wider range of tones and pitches than a dog can bark.
by Cobra!
Fri Apr 14, 2023 1:37 am
Forum: 💿 The Yesterweb 💿
Topic: Nice online spaces for socializing
Replies: 40
Views: 9323

Re: Nice online spaces for socializing

Also joined The Web Raft. Will make for a good placeholder until someone else makes a proper forum to migrate to.
by Cobra!
Thu Apr 13, 2023 1:44 pm
Forum: 🌼 The Garden 🌼
Topic: Last post on this forum (forum game)
Replies: 56
Views: 9513

Re: Last post on this forum (forum game)

That puppy sure is cute, I would never give him up, or let him down.
by Cobra!
Thu Apr 13, 2023 1:43 pm
Forum: ☕ Internet Café ☕
Topic: mozilla hubs now needs a subscription?
Replies: 1
Views: 1144

Re: mozilla hubs now needs a subscription?

In Mozilla’s defence, hosting things like 3D rooms isn’t free, and I imagine costs a lot of money in the long run. I’m happy they’ve decided to make it paid instead of resorting to data collection.
by Cobra!
Thu Apr 13, 2023 1:40 am
Forum: 💿 The Yesterweb 💿
Topic: Nice online spaces for socializing
Replies: 40
Views: 9323

Re: Nice online spaces for socializing

https://www.proboards.com/ We can set up show here even though but the forum has to be a different name but the same structure as Yesterweb. And we cannot use the name Yesterweb though. That’s an option, but their privacy policy is kind of yikes, but it looks like you can opt out of any data collec...
by Cobra!
Wed Apr 12, 2023 10:13 pm
Forum: 🌼 The Garden 🌼
Topic: Last post on this forum (forum game)
Replies: 56
Views: 9513

Re: Last post on this forum (forum game)

Yeah, I can imagine it sucks. Might as well make the most of it while you can.
by Cobra!
Wed Apr 12, 2023 2:49 am
Forum: 💿 The Yesterweb 💿
Topic: Nice online spaces for socializing
Replies: 40
Views: 9323

Re: Nice online spaces for socializing

Oh yeah, I forgot, there’s a nice wee Klonoa forum I frequent that I should share here. It only has a handful of active members, but we’re always happy to see people join!

https://forums.untamedheart.us/
by Cobra!
Wed Apr 12, 2023 1:18 am
Forum: 🌼 The Garden 🌼
Topic: Last post on this forum (forum game)
Replies: 56
Views: 9513

Re: Last post on this forum (forum game)

I hope you’re joking…
by Cobra!
Mon Apr 10, 2023 5:14 pm
Forum: 🌼 The Garden 🌼
Topic: Last post on this forum (forum game)
Replies: 56
Views: 9513

Re: Last post on this forum (forum game)

That's cheating!
by Cobra!
Mon Apr 10, 2023 1:58 pm
Forum: 🌼 The Garden 🌼
Topic: Last post on this forum (forum game)
Replies: 56
Views: 9513

Re: Last post on this forum (forum game)

Oh yeah, the new Monkey Island game with the graphical style that nobody likes.

It's obviously up to the devs what style they want to use, but I'm honestly baffled as to why they wanted to go with what they did...
by Cobra!
Mon Apr 10, 2023 12:54 pm
Forum: 🌼 The Garden 🌼
Topic: Laptop (or other item) Sticker Bombs
Replies: 9
Views: 2265

Re: Laptop (or other item) Sticker Bombs

Damn! I've been outdone! Well, I might as well share my stickerbombed devices anyway. Here's my MacBook https://files.catbox.moe/10yrwk.JPG And here's my main PC (and USB floppy drive) https://files.catbox.moe/p8e0av.JPG (Please excuse the dust, I tried hard to clean around it, but the Mavica just p...
by Cobra!
Mon Apr 10, 2023 1:36 am
Forum: 🌼 The Garden 🌼
Topic: Last post on this forum (forum game)
Replies: 56
Views: 9513

Re: Last post on this forum (forum game)

Key in his teeth? Who/what are you talking about?
by Cobra!
Mon Apr 10, 2023 1:27 am
Forum: 🌼 The Garden 🌼
Topic: Any tapeheads here?
Replies: 46
Views: 6233

Re: Any tapeheads here?

Any of y'all have sites or pages on your sites dedicated to tape collecting? I was wanting to find people on neocities and elsewhere who are also interested in analog technology and horror media! Was really happy to see this thread when I came back to check on the forum after a while away. You know...
by Cobra!
Sat Apr 08, 2023 1:49 am
Forum: 🌼 The Garden 🌼
Topic: what do y'all do while listening to music?
Replies: 25
Views: 3785

Re: what do y'all do while listening to music?

I like to put on a mixtape while browsing and posting on forums like this one.

While I’m out, I like to listen to my minidiscs while walking or on the bus.
by Cobra!
Sat Apr 08, 2023 1:48 am
Forum: 🌼 The Garden 🌼
Topic: Last post on this forum (forum game)
Replies: 56
Views: 9513

Re: Last post on this forum (forum game)

yeah but like what timezone That's the fun part. You have no idea so you do your best to be as annoying as possible and get the last post always :P Or, even better. Petition to ask Sadness to lock the forum at any random time between 1st to 3rd of May, for Suspense >:) I’d be for that idea, if only...
by Cobra!
Fri Apr 07, 2023 1:44 am
Forum: 🌼 The Garden 🌼
Topic: Last post on this forum (forum game)
Replies: 56
Views: 9513

Re: Last post on this forum (forum game)

Challenge accepted!
by Cobra!
Thu Apr 06, 2023 5:34 pm
Forum: 💿 The Yesterweb 💿
Topic: Nice online spaces for socializing
Replies: 40
Views: 9323

Re: Nice online spaces for socializing

In response to the conversation above, I think the idea of a "free speech" space is a Libertarian fantasy. One way or another, a place becomes a circle jerk. You have one for tolerance when you have rules and regulation, and one for intolerance when you don't. I'd much rather have the form...
by Cobra!
Thu Apr 06, 2023 12:52 am
Forum: 🌼 The Garden 🌼
Topic: Post your current thought.
Replies: 73
Views: 10427

Re: Post your current thought.

Hearing the news about this forum shutting down alongside similar changes in my personal life is making me feel like life as I know (and like) it is being torn away from me.

It feels like I'm not allowed to be happy.
by Cobra!
Thu Apr 06, 2023 12:05 am
Forum: 💿 The Yesterweb 💿
Topic: The forum is shutting down
Replies: 135
Views: 90798

Re: The forum is shutting down

I'm genuinely sad to see this news. I really really enjoy this place. I respect if this forum is too exhausting for moderators to keep up with, and I thank you for providing a fantastic space to hang out while it's still here. I respect the decision to make the forum read only, but can we not preser...
by Cobra!
Sun Apr 02, 2023 12:10 am
Forum: ☕ Internet Café ☕
Topic: RESTRICT Act
Replies: 10
Views: 2406

Re: RESTRICT Act

Yeah, in my opinion, if the US passes this bill, it waivers any right to call itself free.
by Cobra!
Sat Apr 01, 2023 2:17 am
Forum: ☕ Internet Café ☕
Topic: Internet Archive's lost copyright lawsuit
Replies: 3
Views: 1413

Re: Internet Archive's lost copyright lawsuit

Sounds like another case of the middle men thinking they’re better than everyone else and bite the hands that feed them and spit on the food given. Or perhaps it’s desperation settling in. In the age of the internet, you ultimately don’t need publishers to distribute work. They can help, sure, but i...
by Cobra!
Thu Mar 30, 2023 12:01 am
Forum: ☕ Internet Café ☕
Topic: Angry Birds is being pulled from storefronts.
Replies: 15
Views: 2894

Re: Angry Birds is being pulled from storefronts.

I’d argue that Angry Birds is, and always has been, utilitarian. It’s the video game equivalent of a teflon pan, a silicone spatula, or a wooden spoon. It serves its purposes and is ultimately disposable. Yup, like many games nowadays seem to be. Well, I reckon the industry started in arcades by be...
by Cobra!
Wed Mar 29, 2023 11:40 am
Forum: ☕ Internet Café ☕
Topic: Angry Birds is being pulled from storefronts.
Replies: 15
Views: 2894

Re: Angry Birds is being pulled from storefronts.

sad that a game can't just exist as a standalone finished work of art I’d argue that Angry Birds is, and always has been, utilitarian. It’s the video game equivalent of a teflon pan, a silicone spatula, or a wooden spoon. It serves its purposes and is ultimately disposable. Yup, like many games now...
by Cobra!
Tue Mar 28, 2023 11:44 pm
Forum: ☕ Internet Café ☕
Topic: Angry Birds is being pulled from storefronts.
Replies: 15
Views: 2894

Re: Angry Birds is being pulled from storefronts.

Rovio basically said the reason was because it took attention away from their other, microtransaction-filled psychology manipulative games, as people would rather, surprise surprise, rather just pay once to have a game free from all of that. Sure, however this is largely due to consumer habits. It ...
by Cobra!
Tue Mar 28, 2023 1:29 am
Forum: 💽 Computer Lab 💽
Topic: How to download Neocities site using CLI?
Replies: 4
Views: 1476

Re: How to download Neocities site using CLI?

Well, that uses WebDAV, which from experience is painfully slow. I was shown a tool that works through CLI like youtube-dl. EDIT: I think I found it: https://vincentsdungeon.com/posts/Rclone%20and%20You.html Once you're done, if you're happy using the command line, it might be worth using git to co...
by Cobra!
Mon Mar 27, 2023 6:40 pm
Forum: 💽 Computer Lab 💽
Topic: How to download Neocities site using CLI?
Replies: 4
Views: 1476

Re: How to download Neocities site using CLI?

Well, that uses WebDAV, which from experience is painfully slow. I was shown a tool that works through CLI like youtube-dl.

EDIT: I think I found it: https://vincentsdungeon.com/posts/Rclon ... 20You.html
by Cobra!
Mon Mar 27, 2023 6:24 pm
Forum: 💽 Computer Lab 💽
Topic: How to download Neocities site using CLI?
Replies: 4
Views: 1476

How to download Neocities site using CLI?

Hey, I recall someone on the Yesterweb Discord server (when that was around) showed me a way to download your Neocities site if it's too big to do directly, through a CLI program. I can't remember how, though. I plan to do a total makeover for my site and want to archive the site as it is right now ...
by Cobra!
Mon Mar 27, 2023 6:14 pm
Forum: 💿 The Yesterweb 💿
Topic: The webring is shutting down
Replies: 33
Views: 16804

Re: The webring is shutting down

Oh! I made Surf+. It was pretty much this program I wrote integrating the webring, the forum (MelonLand forum since the YW forum didn't exist yet.), and the YW radio, all into one program. The project is kinda dead now, as I haven't worked on it in ages. Maybe I could bring back Surf+ though, maybe...
by Cobra!
Mon Mar 27, 2023 11:42 am
Forum: ☕ Internet Café ☕
Topic: Angry Birds is being pulled from storefronts.
Replies: 15
Views: 2894

Re: Angry Birds is being pulled from storefronts.

It’s not so much a total removal as it is a rebranding. Why it wasn’t similarly rebranded on Google Play remains a mystery. Having a half dozen games called Angry Birds in various permutations has probably hindered some amount of business. All that said, there are plenty of very good reasons not to...
by Cobra!
Mon Mar 27, 2023 2:23 am
Forum: ☕ Internet Café ☕
Topic: The Biden administration demands that TikTok be sold, or risk a nationwide ban
Replies: 9
Views: 2221

Re: The Biden administration demands that TikTok be sold, or risk a nationwide ban

I have no love for Tiktok, but I am worried where exactly would the users move to if they had no access to the app anymore. It's not like people will suddenly stop wanting to watch videos. I can see copycats crop up to try and take advantage, but I don’t see them succeeding. Maybe it will make many...
by Cobra!
Mon Mar 27, 2023 2:16 am
Forum: 💿 The Yesterweb 💿
Topic: The webring is shutting down
Replies: 33
Views: 16804

Re: The webring is shutting down

At first I was saddened by the news, but after hearing the reason, I totally understand why now. It’s gotten too big for it’s own good. If people are using it just for SEO reasons, then it has kind of failed it’s mission, hasn’t it? I agree with everyone else that there should be some sort of archiv...
by Cobra!
Mon Mar 27, 2023 2:10 am
Forum: ☕ Internet Café ☕
Topic: Angry Birds is being pulled from storefronts.
Replies: 15
Views: 2894

Angry Birds is being pulled from storefronts.

I just found out that Angry Birds is being pulled from Android storefronts and is being hidden in the iOS one. The reason? Everyone’s playing it, instead of Rovios’s newer games, which are full of microtransactions… I have the original series on PC, so this doesn’t affect me, but this is still reall...
by Cobra!
Sat Mar 18, 2023 12:07 am
Forum: 🌼 The Garden 🌼
Topic: let's talk about the tech industry
Replies: 38
Views: 5704

Re: Hooray!

I think the claim that "no one likes the tech industry" is an exaggeration. An even more succinct version of my original reply, thank you. I meant it was intended as an over-exaggeration. Obviously not everyone is going to hate the industry, I think the point they were trying to make was ...
by Cobra!
Fri Mar 17, 2023 9:34 pm
Forum: 🌼 The Garden 🌼
Topic: let's talk about the tech industry
Replies: 38
Views: 5704

Re: Hooray!

But of course I recognised Bill Gates right away. I'd say we have our home planet in common, then. Always heartening. (I also prefer the British spelling.) ^ ^ Craig Federighi is a vice president of Apple, and an ethical company Apple is not. Yet another avenue for enjoyable tangential discussion, ...
by Cobra!
Fri Mar 17, 2023 9:10 pm
Forum: 🌼 The Garden 🌼
Topic: let's talk about the tech industry
Replies: 38
Views: 5704

Re: "Weird"

This is largely a deflection of the main point they were making for pedantry. Choosing Craig Federighi, Bill Gates, and Ken Kocienda as your examples is still kinda weird. I was responding to mrwillhorlen's characterization that no one likes working in the tech industry – seemingly the main point –...
by Cobra!
Fri Mar 17, 2023 8:17 pm
Forum: 🌼 The Garden 🌼
Topic: let's talk about the tech industry
Replies: 38
Views: 5704

Re: Hooray!

Cobra – Well, at least this more closely resembles a discussion. ^ ^ I mean, half of those people, from what I can tell, are CEOs who exploit the companies they work for, and it's workers, to better themselves. I disagree about the character assessment, and we can have fun speculating about that at...
by Cobra!
Fri Mar 17, 2023 5:28 pm
Forum: 🌼 The Garden 🌼
Topic: let's talk about the tech industry
Replies: 38
Views: 5704

Re: Hooray!

Ever thought of doing a podcast, mrwillhorlen? > _ > I suppose you could interview Craig Federighi, John Gruber, Bill Gates, Ken Kocienda, RJ Mical, Lea Verou, Max Howell, Jen Simmons, Kyle Drake, Victoria Wang, or Brent Simmons, just off the top of my head. Bunch of disillusioned quitters. I mean,...
by Cobra!
Tue Mar 14, 2023 12:51 am
Forum: ☕ Internet Café ☕
Topic: Discord is overwhelming.
Replies: 46
Views: 7291

Re: Discord is overwhelming.

For those of you who've spent a lot of time with Matrix and/or XMPP, how do they compare to Discord? Matrix is the closest to Discord, you get rooms (which are the equivalent of channels), spaces (the equivalent of Discord servers. These are optional, and many rooms exist without spaces.) and serve...
by Cobra!
Mon Mar 13, 2023 3:33 am
Forum: ☕ Internet Café ☕
Topic: Discord is overwhelming.
Replies: 46
Views: 7291

Re: Discord is overwhelming.

If anyone has any IRC, Matrix, or other alternatives please DM me. I'd love to ditch discord but it's so hard to convince my friends to do so. Just for the record, they’re called PMs (Private Messages) on forums. :wink: (I lowkey think they’re called direct on places like Discord on purpose, becaus...