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by Ray
Sat Apr 29, 2023 6:54 am
Forum: 💿 The Yesterweb 💿
Topic: Keep in touch on the Web Raft
Replies: 2
Views: 2037

Re: Keep in touch on the Web Raft

Hopefully ProBoards won’t be the permanent place to host the forum on. I might look into better options when I have the time to do so! ^^ I don't like proboards either, but it was a time sensitive thing. I can't assure you I will ever be able to, though. This is not some grand passion project of mi...
by Ray
Thu Apr 27, 2023 9:46 pm
Forum: 🌼 The Garden 🌼
Topic: Last post on this forum (forum game)
Replies: 56
Views: 9513

Re: Last post on this forum (forum game)

Today I opened up my email client and, to my delight, my almost-pristine email address received its first scam offer!! <3 Greetings, I wish to transfer some Funds from the Cambodia to your country or any country of your choice, for sharing in an agreeable ratio for Investment in any of your business...
by Ray
Thu Apr 27, 2023 9:33 pm
Forum: 💿 The Yesterweb 💿
Topic: Keep in touch on the Web Raft
Replies: 2
Views: 2037

Keep in touch on the Web Raft

Hello netizens! I did not think to make a thread for this at first, but another member pointed out to me that it would be beneficial. I set up a small proboards forum to just... keep in contact with eachother, and decide where to go in the future. It'd be a shame to lose contact, so everyone is welc...
by Ray
Sat Apr 22, 2023 1:45 pm
Forum: 💿 The Yesterweb 💿
Topic: Nice online spaces for socializing
Replies: 40
Views: 9323

Re: Nice online spaces for socializing

there is something going on beyond the surface level of these conversations, and it requires social context and history to understand. anyone missing this context will be misled, and there's nothing that can really be done about it. being social is complicated and difficult, and it is worth asking:...
by Ray
Sat Apr 22, 2023 7:13 am
Forum: 💿 The Yesterweb 💿
Topic: Nice online spaces for socializing
Replies: 40
Views: 9323

Re: Nice online spaces for socializing

they are not having conversations with us, they are having conversations with others about us. that's not going to be a particularly productive conversation. [...] if you genuinely want to understand what someone is trying to say, you go and ask them directly, instead of trying to figure it out wit...
by Ray
Tue Apr 18, 2023 8:34 am
Forum: 💿 The Yesterweb 💿
Topic: Nice online spaces for socializing
Replies: 40
Views: 9323

Re: Nice online spaces for socializing

Idk what it is about netizens these days, but you do realize you don't have to agree with every post you see on a shared website to actively use it, right? The brilliant aspect of Internet communication is the ability to debate in good faith. Contrary to popular belief, this isn't a lost art. I've ...
by Ray
Sat Apr 15, 2023 2:46 pm
Forum: 💿 The Yesterweb 💿
Topic: The forum is shutting down
Replies: 135
Views: 90798

Re: The forum is shutting down

madness wrote: Sat Apr 15, 2023 2:16 pm So I hope that answers most of your questions.
I can safely say that my curiosity has been satisfied now :)
Thank you for your candour, transparency, and patience. I hope to meet you again somewhen in the future, and share some salad together. Goodbye, and take care! <3
by Ray
Sat Apr 15, 2023 12:35 pm
Forum: 💿 The Yesterweb 💿
Topic: The forum is shutting down
Replies: 135
Views: 90798

Re: The forum is shutting down

I am what is known in Latin America as a digital guerrilla. I show up in promising social spaces and attempt to perform a social transformation. Once I have done all I can, I move on and do it again, sometimes online, sometimes offline. I have been popping in and out of existence like this for six ...
by Ray
Thu Apr 13, 2023 10:55 pm
Forum: 💿 The Yesterweb 💿
Topic: The forum is shutting down
Replies: 135
Views: 90798

Re: The forum is shutting down

First off, Madness - thank you SO MUCH for sticking around and engaging with us. I'm really sorry if some people percieve you as the one who came and uprooted things. I think most of us clearly see you as just - the bearer of sad news, someone who's taking charge in doing something unpleasant but ne...
by Ray
Thu Apr 13, 2023 6:26 pm
Forum: 💿 The Yesterweb 💿
Topic: Nice online spaces for socializing
Replies: 40
Views: 9323

Re: Nice online spaces for socializing

You're Awesome Ray! I signed up for your forum cause I'm For-it LOL Yesss lovely to have you there!! <3 also taking this time to tell you, thank you for the kind words in the forum shutting down thread!! :'3 I'd love to keep in contact so I'm really glad you joined there too :D (I am sort of gather...
by Ray
Thu Apr 13, 2023 2:33 pm
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. Well, for the moment, I've set up a little forum for us to keep in contact! https://the-web-raft.boards.net/ It's...
by Ray
Sun Apr 09, 2023 9:41 pm
Forum: 🌼 The Garden 🌼
Topic: Last post on this forum (forum game)
Replies: 56
Views: 9513

Re: Last post on this forum (forum game)

marsworms wrote: Sun Apr 09, 2023 9:20 pm lol silly
GaryStu wrote: Fri Apr 07, 2023 4:01 pm We should make a post so bad they have to close it early.
is that dio in your sig??
edit: damn your sig must have an image that changes cuz after posting this it was something different >.>
I definitely saw a dio earlier!!! who's the guy with a key in his teeth? lol
by Ray
Sun Apr 09, 2023 9:04 pm
Forum: 💿 The Yesterweb 💿
Topic: Nice online spaces for socializing
Replies: 40
Views: 9323

Re: Nice online spaces for socializing

What I am quite certain of however, is that life is NOT exclusively kind, laid-back and fun. Suffering, sadness, seriousness-- they exist, there is truth in them, life is full of them. I worry the positivity-exclusive places lead to things like their: inadequate acknowledgement, supression, dismiss...
by Ray
Sun Apr 09, 2023 8:21 pm
Forum: ☕ Internet Café ☕
Topic: DP Review: Can It's Content be Saved/Can a Clone of this website be made
Replies: 11
Views: 2442

Re: DP Review: Can It's Content be Saved/Can a Clone of this website be made

IKR! Totally awesome ^_^ For me I have a hotspot on loan from my local library but if you have regular wall internet it should work fine (don't quote me.) Here is some more info about it directly from the Archive Team Wiki that goes more in depth: https://wiki.archiveteam.org/index.php/ArchiveTeam_...
by Ray
Sun Apr 09, 2023 8:17 pm
Forum: 💿 The Yesterweb 💿
Topic: The forum is shutting down
Replies: 135
Views: 90798

Re: The forum is shutting down

So you know, it's important to us that this doesn't devolve into being simply an aesthetic or hobby or slacktivism. If that's what people want then they can build it themselves and the groundwork was already laid out for them. I think we should push for more fundamental transformation. It's been a ...
by Ray
Fri Apr 07, 2023 12:11 pm
Forum: 🌼 The Garden 🌼
Topic: Last post on this forum (forum game)
Replies: 56
Views: 9513

Re: Last post on this forum (forum game)

madness wrote: Fri Apr 07, 2023 9:38 am 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 >:)
by Ray
Fri Apr 07, 2023 7:19 am
Forum: 🌼 The Garden 🌼
Topic: Last post on this forum (forum game)
Replies: 56
Views: 9513

Re: Last post on this forum (forum game)

See you all on may 1st for the true showdown ;)
by Ray
Fri Apr 07, 2023 7:05 am
Forum: ☕ Internet Café ☕
Topic: DP Review: Can It's Content be Saved/Can a Clone of this website be made
Replies: 11
Views: 2442

Re: DP Review: Can It's Content be Saved/Can a Clone of this website be made

And So It Begins! Thanks Again Ray for mentioning Archive Team. I am so thrilled to be helping out with this project ^_^ https://imagizer.imageshack.com/v2/800x600q70/923/moKzPn.png https://youtu.be/diYAc7gB-0A Cop my soundtrack! This is so amazing!!!!!! :D I'm so glad I was able to nudge you in th...
by Ray
Thu Apr 06, 2023 6:55 pm
Forum: 💿 The Yesterweb 💿
Topic: Nice online spaces for socializing
Replies: 40
Views: 9323

Re: Nice online spaces for socializing

in reality why would I hang out around people who deny my right to life? as soon as someone says my type of people deserve to be shot, why would I stay there? I wouldn't subject myself to that kind of abuse, so I would leave Ty for the added context about agora road, I had no idea about it until ju...
by Ray
Thu Apr 06, 2023 7:53 am
Forum: 💿 The Yesterweb 💿
Topic: Nice online spaces for socializing
Replies: 40
Views: 9323

Re: Nice online spaces for socializing

[...]personally had to delete my account on melonland because the moderation was very heavy-handed to the point where he was deleting posts if 2 people were soft-core arguing in a thread (and no name-calling, just good clean arguing). Ah, I can see how that'd get annoying and create a bit of a bubb...
by Ray
Wed Apr 05, 2023 11:04 pm
Forum: ☕ Internet Café ☕
Topic: What kind of stuff have you been using ChatGPT and other AI bots for?
Replies: 6
Views: 1990

Re: What kind of stuff have you been using ChatGPT and other AI bots for?

I actually just recently started using ChatGPT - I kind of buried my head in the sand for a while there, since most of the AI news that reached me were from digital artist spaces - and pretty bleak :') Tbh it's fantastic. I toyed with it for a bit to help my partner with conversations in English - y...
by Ray
Wed Apr 05, 2023 10:43 pm
Forum: 💿 The Yesterweb 💿
Topic: Nice online spaces for socializing
Replies: 40
Views: 9323

Re: Nice online spaces for socializing

I keep a running list of the online spaces I am participating within here: Online Communities Pretty neat idea to list them all out like this! Also ahw how quickly you've updated on Yesterweb forums' death :') No offence to you personally, but some of those communities you couldn't pay me to inhabi...
by Ray
Wed Apr 05, 2023 9:38 pm
Forum: 💿 The Yesterweb 💿
Topic: Nice online spaces for socializing
Replies: 40
Views: 9323

Nice online spaces for socializing

Heyo! :D In light of the soon to happen forums' closure, I thought it'd be cool to have a thread to share places similiar in spirit to the Yesterweb & its forums. So - little, kind, good natured nooks of the internet where likeminded people can come together, be creative, make friends, share the...
by Ray
Wed Apr 05, 2023 9:18 pm
Forum: 💿 The Yesterweb 💿
Topic: The forum is shutting down
Replies: 135
Views: 90798

Re: The forum is shutting down

I do have a question out of curiosity for the mods that hang around the forum and feel like talking about it - what are you going to do, individually? Is the Yesterweb still a project you're into? What sort of online spaces are you guys enjoying and creating and how? First, thank you for your kind ...
by Ray
Wed Apr 05, 2023 8:14 pm
Forum: 💿 The Yesterweb 💿
Topic: The forum is shutting down
Replies: 135
Views: 90798

Re: The forum is shutting down

Was literally waiting for this announcement :P I guess most of us that are united by similar interests and saw this as a hobby will migrate to similar/generalist forums or create smaller ones if the need/want arises (I heard of melonland, might be cool to open up a thread to link to similar places)....
by Ray
Mon Apr 03, 2023 7:07 am
Forum: ☕ Internet Café ☕
Topic: Being an artist online/Artists, how have you been faring right now?
Replies: 21
Views: 4010

Re: Being an artist online/Artists, how have you been faring right now?

Have any of you been involved in local art communities? I feel like moving away from the internet for my art may be a great way to bypass this market thinking. The exposure to others' work becomes limited to your surroundings, and feedback may become more meaningful! I never tried to join any group...
by Ray
Fri Mar 31, 2023 8:52 pm
Forum: ☕ Internet Café ☕
Topic: Internet Archive's lost copyright lawsuit
Replies: 3
Views: 1413

Internet Archive's lost copyright lawsuit

Internet Archive Blogs - The Fight Continues : Today’s lower court decision in Hachette v. Internet Archive is a blow to all libraries and the communities we serve. This decision impacts libraries across the US who rely on controlled digital lending to connect their patrons with books online. It hu...
by Ray
Fri Mar 31, 2023 8:11 pm
Forum: ☕ Internet Café ☕
Topic: RESTRICT Act
Replies: 10
Views: 2406

Re: RESTRICT Act

What does it mean when it says "transactions"? sorry, I forgot to include that part! I put in my original post but here it is: (17) TRANSACTION.—The term “transaction” means any acquisition, importation, transfer, installation, dealing in, or use of any information and communications tech...
by Ray
Fri Mar 31, 2023 10:41 am
Forum: 🌼 The Garden 🌼
Topic: Musician/band/Artist ABC (Forum Game)
Replies: 159
Views: 20294

Re: Musician/band/Artist ABC (Forum Game)

All the Luck in the World
by Ray
Fri Mar 31, 2023 10:40 am
Forum: ☕ Internet Café ☕
Topic: RESTRICT Act
Replies: 10
Views: 2406

Re: RESTRICT Act

let's read the bill! To authorize the Secretary of Commerce to review and prohibit certain transactions between persons in the United States and foreign adversaries, and for other purposes . (4) COVERED TRANSACTION.— (A) IN GENERAL.—The term “covered transaction” means a transaction in which an ent...
by Ray
Thu Mar 30, 2023 9:33 pm
Forum: ☕ Internet Café ☕
Topic: RESTRICT Act
Replies: 10
Views: 2406

Re: RESTRICT Act

Ray –  I'll try to rephrase: even if you can't control which concerning laws are made, it's still a good habit to be aware of such laws than unaware. What is your native language? Italian? Thank you for pointing that out – I love becoming aware of where in the world my Internet neighbours are, and ...
by Ray
Thu Mar 30, 2023 5:06 pm
Forum: 🌼 The Garden 🌼
Topic: Musician/band/Artist ABC (Forum Game)
Replies: 159
Views: 20294

Re: Musician/band/Artist ABC (Forum Game)

XTC
(am I the only one that needs to recount the alphabet several times before replying, for worry that I'd get the order wrong? lol)
by Ray
Thu Mar 30, 2023 5:02 pm
Forum: ☕ Internet Café ☕
Topic: RESTRICT Act
Replies: 10
Views: 2406

Re: RESTRICT Act

I think it's better to maintain minimal provisional awareness than to shirk it. Genuinely sorry, but could you rephrase that? :o I'm not a native speaker and am not sure I got your point correctly! Anyways, thank you both for sharing this info! With legal stuff it's always hard to understand *exact...
by Ray
Sat Mar 25, 2023 9:00 am
Forum: 💿 The Yesterweb 💿
Topic: The webring is shutting down
Replies: 33
Views: 16805

Re: The webring is shutting down

That's really sad, but also equally understandable. I guess this means that it's up to us to create and maintain smaller, more manageable webrings. And also on another hand, without considering the guys trying to take advantage of the webring, it's really neat to see that there's such a growing comm...
by Ray
Fri Mar 24, 2023 7:28 pm
Forum: 🌼 The Garden 🌼
Topic: Musician/band/Artist ABC (Forum Game)
Replies: 159
Views: 20294

Re: Musician/band/Artist ABC (Forum Game)

(The) Scary Jokes <3
by Ray
Wed Mar 22, 2023 9:40 pm
Forum: ☕ Internet Café ☕
Topic: What are your thoughts on stuff like Roblox?
Replies: 15
Views: 2861

Re: What are your thoughts on stuff like Roblox?

Roblox in particular I am not a fan of, because of it's scummy business practices. If you have the time and are interested, these video essays are extremely well made and researched, I'd say give them a go! :) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_gXlauRB1EQ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vTMF6xEiAaY Bu...
by Ray
Wed Mar 22, 2023 8:10 am
Forum: ☕ Internet Café ☕
Topic: DP Review: Can It's Content be Saved/Can a Clone of this website be made
Replies: 11
Views: 2442

Re: DP Review: Can It's Content be Saved/Can a Clone of this website be made

Seconding Blog47177, this pretty much sounds like a job for the folks over at https://archive.org/ - but I'm not really sure how doable it is. As far as I remember, the Wayback Machine doesn't really have an option to backup an entire site or forum in one go, which might make it tedious (do still gi...
by Ray
Wed Mar 22, 2023 12:57 am
Forum: 🌼 The Garden 🌼
Topic: Music you're listening to
Replies: 114
Views: 16119

Re: Music you're listening to

https://youtube.com/watch?v=qgffvFM1J-Q https://youtube.com/watch?v=LRFWkkIXBxM Whole album is fantastic! :D I didn't think dreampop could be something I liked, but I've been listening to this album for a month now and I'm still in love. These are my fav two tracks, first one gives me goosebumps wi...
by Ray
Wed Mar 22, 2023 12:12 am
Forum: 💽 Computer Lab 💽
Topic: how to help build a healthier internet?
Replies: 6
Views: 1731

Re: how to help build a healthier internet?

I really love the Etiquette section on the Yesterweb's about page. I find that by following those easy rules, any internet space becomes much more healthier. Just the other day, I had this happen - a person on a public telegram group had left some kind of rude comments about a controversial topic - ...
by Ray
Tue Mar 21, 2023 2:04 pm
Forum: 💽 Computer Lab 💽
Topic: Domain Name Registrars - how to choose them?
Replies: 3
Views: 1225

Domain Name Registrars - how to choose them?

Hiya! I've got a couple domains to my name, and so far have always used Namecheap. I also realize I haven't got the slightest idea of what I should look for in a registrar, what are some green vs red flags, what can I risk by buying from "worse" registrars, and if there's a list of well-kn...
by Ray
Sat Mar 18, 2023 7:40 pm
Forum: 🌼 The Garden 🌼
Topic: let's talk about the tech industry
Replies: 38
Views: 5704

Re: Exaggerations

… If I were to take a list of names of great animators… that still wouldn't be a rebuttal to the main point that for most common people, it would probably be a disaster for their time, finances, and mental health, to pursue a job in that sector. Correct, but it would be a rebuttal to the point that...
by Ray
Sat Mar 18, 2023 8:06 am
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 Ray
Thu Mar 16, 2023 7:55 am
Forum: 🏛️ The Gazebo 🏛️
Topic: Share your SpaceHey profile!
Replies: 36
Views: 5345

Re: Share your SpaceHey profile!

I know this is a lil bit off topic, will make a new thread if necessary instead! But, could some of you peeps give me a spacehey review? I wasn't here for original MySpace. What do you like about it? Is it easy to find/make friends? How is the community? :D
by Ray
Mon Mar 13, 2023 6:02 pm
Forum: 🌼 The Garden 🌼
Topic: Musician/band/Artist ABC (Forum Game)
Replies: 159
Views: 20294

Re: Musician/band/Artist ABC (Forum Game)

Brian Eno! We go by first names and not surnames, right? Otherwise, his friend David Byrne :P
by Ray
Mon Mar 13, 2023 5:58 pm
Forum: 💽 Computer Lab 💽
Topic: how to make windows 11 suck less
Replies: 13
Views: 2451

Re: how to make windows 11 suck less

While it's true that Windows10 did add support for zipping/unzipping files, the front end UI for it is horribly clunky, and really only has full support for standard zip files as far as I know. A lot of other archive formats either have limited or no compatibility with it. To this day in Windows 10...
by Ray
Mon Mar 13, 2023 8:19 am
Forum: 💽 Computer Lab 💽
Topic: how to make windows 11 suck less
Replies: 13
Views: 2451

Re: how to make windows 11 suck less

What dreadful things have you heard? Let's see if I concur! :) The thing that stuck with me the most was that when it launched, there was no option to drag and drop files into a software via the taskbar. This stuck with me bc had I made the switch, this would've impaired my workflow! Searched this ...
by Ray
Sun Mar 12, 2023 11:37 pm
Forum: 💽 Computer Lab 💽
Topic: how to make windows 11 suck less
Replies: 13
Views: 2451

Re: how to make windows 11 suck less

windows 11 sucks! [...] it's just not good! [...] how can i make this god-forsaken operating system suck less? Personally I love W11 for a lot of reasons but that's not what this thread is for (so I save my list of "Cool Things Windows Now Does" for another time), tell us a bit more about...
by Ray
Sun Mar 12, 2023 8:05 am
Forum: ☕ Internet Café ☕
Topic: The Best Alternative Search Engines
Replies: 32
Views: 5649

Re: The Best Alternative Search Engines

(..) (I never paid for it even at 10$/mo - the trial gives 50 searches a month. Both months i tried, i ate those within two days. They do address this with a "pro" plan giving you 700 searches... or the unlimited plan... but they also claim that the average person search less than 100 tim...