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by sixeyes
Thu Apr 20, 2023 9:31 pm
Forum: ☕ Internet Café ☕
Topic: Online Hoarding
Replies: 6
Views: 1955

Re: Online Hoarding

One thing i've experienced over and over both in the digital world and in physical space, is this thing where i'm keeping things around that are nice, interesting, and maybe even expensive, that i do have genuine interest in - if not now then definitely later. Or so i think, because once something h...
by sixeyes
Wed Apr 12, 2023 9:42 am
Forum: 🌼 The Garden 🌼
Topic: Last post on this forum (forum game)
Replies: 56
Views: 9513

Re: Last post on this forum (forum game)

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it is my cat
by sixeyes
Tue Apr 11, 2023 11:01 am
Forum: 💿 The Yesterweb 💿
Topic: The forum is shutting down
Replies: 135
Views: 90801

Re: The forum is shutting down

Sorry for late response. I've lingered in the thread the past few days and appreciate your posts. There is much for me to learn and think about here, even if it'll have to be practiced in some context. it's a heavy subject too. thank you for taking the time! I'm sorry, it is unfair to you. we were n...
by sixeyes
Thu Apr 06, 2023 10:58 am
Forum: 💿 The Yesterweb 💿
Topic: The forum is shutting down
Replies: 135
Views: 90801

Re: The forum is shutting down

Sad to see things end, but i get it. I found the yesterweb fairly late in its lifecycle, missed most of the zines, never visited the discord. It's been a bit vague, and i always had this nagging sense that i'm not exactly doing what's expected of me, like i never grasped the actual intent of the pla...
by sixeyes
Mon Apr 03, 2023 9:18 pm
Forum: 💿 The Yesterweb 💿
Topic: The webring is shutting down
Replies: 33
Views: 16805

Re: The webring is shutting down

I do appreciate your response and understand what you are saying. That is why I said that I am not being rude or mean, just talking about how I feel. Again, I understand what you are saying, but in some ways I disagree. If a person were to ask a question in day-to-day life, you wouldn't tell them t...
by sixeyes
Mon Apr 03, 2023 8:38 pm
Forum: 🌼 The Garden 🌼
Topic: Laptop (or other item) Sticker Bombs
Replies: 9
Views: 2265

Re: Laptop (or other item) Sticker Bombs

Here it goes mine! Oh! I never thought of stickers of maps. That's very interesting actually. And above is a subway line or similar? Without any labels it becomes like a secret symbol, if you know it you know it. My town is too small for anything but bus lines, and there's no official map of them. ...
by sixeyes
Mon Apr 03, 2023 8:28 pm
Forum: 💿 The Yesterweb 💿
Topic: The webring is shutting down
Replies: 33
Views: 16805

Re: The webring is shutting down

So if someone did want to create a new webring (or multiple), can they advertise them here so users can migrate? The anti-personal-ad nature of this forum makes it seem like that is not allowed. Feels rather damaging to the community... To this i'll make what i think is a very stereotypical "f...
by sixeyes
Sun Apr 02, 2023 8:09 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?

A lot of my colleagues use it... i don't know exactly why, but it irks me a little. You're letting the probability machine write the configuration for your production environment? On the other hand, i did ask it about some problem i had and while not giving me a finished solution, it informed me tha...
by sixeyes
Wed Mar 29, 2023 8:49 pm
Forum: 🌼 The Garden 🌼
Topic: Laptop (or other item) Sticker Bombs
Replies: 9
Views: 2265

Re: Sticker Bombs

ehehehehe.....

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hohoho....

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BeeMilk wrote: Wed Mar 29, 2023 8:42 pm abso-freaking-lutely [image snip]
holy shit
by sixeyes
Wed Mar 29, 2023 8:38 pm
Forum: 🏛️ The Gazebo 🏛️
Topic: Art Page Thread!
Replies: 11
Views: 2086

Re: Art Page Thread!

Yup! Granted I'm sure there's a less laborious way of handling it all, but I like the idea of sticking to using static code as much as possible, as well as keeping the DIY spirit of the whole thing. And thank you! I might actually drop the per-season palette thing for just this year since my CSS ha...
by sixeyes
Mon Mar 27, 2023 9:45 pm
Forum: 🏛️ The Gazebo 🏛️
Topic: Art Page Thread!
Replies: 11
Views: 2086

Re: Art Page Thread!

@sixeyes : First, I love your notebook gallery. Second, for note/sketchbooks: I was going to recommend Itoya ProFolio Oasis notebooks--they take to most inks well, durable, and easily fit in a pocket--but it seems like they only offer it in dotted and lined OTL. However! Fabriano's EcoQua is a more...
by sixeyes
Mon Mar 27, 2023 9:29 am
Forum: 💽 Computer Lab 💽
Topic: Issues with motivation
Replies: 6
Views: 1740

Re: Issues with motivation

Yes! Reiterating others here.. but yeah, for me, this is just the cycle of things. A couple of months into a project i realize that i'm not as interested anymore. That's fine! I'll focus on other things for a while, and eventually i'll come back around with fresh eyes. (Being too extreme about this ...
by sixeyes
Mon Mar 20, 2023 3:48 pm
Forum: 💽 Computer Lab 💽
Topic: how to help build a healthier internet?
Replies: 6
Views: 1734

Re: how to help build a healthier internet?

Here in sweden, some people just started a "förening" - don't know the english word, i wanna say co-op, wikipedia gives me "volunatry association". As in a legal entity with members, a board, by-laws, secretary etc etc. Anyway one of those, for running instances of (open-source) ...
by sixeyes
Sun Mar 12, 2023 12:22 pm
Forum: 💿 The Yesterweb 💿
Topic: What happened to the webring?
Replies: 13
Views: 3561

Re: What happened to the webring?

[snip] Damn that's really good! I'd be tempted to get a VPS for that price, but I have no idea what I'd even do with it. Like I love the idea of paying for a space that is entirely your own to do what you want with, but at the same time, Neocities does everything I need it to right now. Maybe make ...
by sixeyes
Sun Mar 12, 2023 12:01 pm
Forum: 🏛️ The Gazebo 🏛️
Topic: Art Page Thread!
Replies: 11
Views: 2086

Re: Art Page Thread!

i'll bite on this actually. i've been trying to spread my art throughout the webpage, not to consolidate it in a single place. (ive said this before but i'm fighting hard not to create a portfolio-style thing). but for my notebook scans, it's just the natural way to present them i think. idk. so.. t...
by sixeyes
Fri Mar 10, 2023 10:34 am
Forum: 💽 Computer Lab 💽
Topic: DIY: Browser based services
Replies: 4
Views: 1392

Re: DIY: Browser based services

Entirely out of laziness, i know there are offline tools:
  • base64 encode/decode
  • prettify/auto-indent json
  • get the current unix timestamp 😓
  • download youtube videos
by sixeyes
Thu Mar 09, 2023 5:53 pm
Forum: ☕ Internet Café ☕
Topic: The Best Alternative Search Engines
Replies: 32
Views: 5650

Re: The Best Alternative Search Engines

That being said, I'm also a bit old school and have quite a bookmark collection, so the 200 searches/month might be doable for me. I imagine searching without ad revenue is quite expensive, but I think a larger part of the problem is that so many people have gotten into the habit of simply searchin...
by sixeyes
Thu Mar 09, 2023 2:49 pm
Forum: 🌼 The Garden 🌼
Topic: Looking for inspiration... What is your favorite non digital hobby?
Replies: 43
Views: 5948

Re: Looking for inspiration... What is your favorite non digital hobby?

I have been doing film photography for quite some time now! It's the most wonderful hobby to make you apreciate and look for beautiful spots. Cameras are so incredibly cheap - the film and processing isn't - but it's the most rewarding hobby to me. The mystery of not having a preview, anticipating ...
by sixeyes
Thu Mar 09, 2023 8:09 am
Forum: ☕ Internet Café ☕
Topic: The Best Alternative Search Engines
Replies: 32
Views: 5650

Re: The Best Alternative Search Engines

Kagi introduced new pricing today. Unlimited searches became a bit more expensive (2.5x) but there are now cheaper plans if you can get by with a set number of searches. (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 ...
by sixeyes
Wed Mar 01, 2023 8:37 pm
Forum: 💽 Computer Lab 💽
Topic: Dynamic Small ("smol") Web
Replies: 19
Views: 3249

email forms

this is probably not "dynamic" per se.... i've been thinking i want a comment section or similar on some pages, but it seems i don't have the time to implement some backend for this, plus i'm wary of auto-publishing user comments. then it struck me, what about having one of those HTML form...
by sixeyes
Wed Feb 22, 2023 7:52 am
Forum: ☕ Internet Café ☕
Topic: The right-wing side of web revival
Replies: 38
Views: 5866

Re: The right-wing side of web revival

The reason they are against "consoom" is more that it is a waste of time and negatively affects the way you think. For example, if I watch Youtube, I have less time to work on my hobbies or contribute to my local community. It may also have negative effects on my brain if I become addicte...
by sixeyes
Tue Feb 21, 2023 9:11 am
Forum: 💿 The Yesterweb 💿
Topic: The Subject field
Replies: 7
Views: 2186

Re: The Subject field

Might be modeled on emails? (Or am i having a "guy who only ever used email" moment)
by sixeyes
Tue Feb 21, 2023 8:41 am
Forum: ☕ Internet Café ☕
Topic: Meta testing new subscription service for verified accounts on Facebook and Instagram
Replies: 2
Views: 1169

Re: Meta testing new subscription service for verified accounts on Facebook and Instagram

This might not be a reaction to twitter blue, but feels like it... Recurring pattern, like trying to predict the bitcoin price, i'm like "whoa this is objectively very bad, surely a sign of the end LOL" and then three other actors implement the same thing and the price skyrockets and i'm s...
by sixeyes
Mon Feb 20, 2023 10:24 am
Forum: ☕ Internet Café ☕
Topic: Quick questions that don't need a dedicated thread
Replies: 17
Views: 3233

Re: Quick questions that don't need a dedicated thread

Is it possible to have a certain html file being displayed on other html files without the use of scripts or PHP? A pure HTML/CSS solution? I'm specifically thinking of navigation, I'd like my nav to be one editable file instead of having to copy-paste the tag contents to every other page when I ma...
by sixeyes
Mon Feb 13, 2023 5:23 pm
Forum: 💿 The Yesterweb 💿
Topic: The Subject field
Replies: 7
Views: 2186

Re: Each post has its own subject field.

If no one customizes the subject of their replies and instead allows them to auto-fill with the thread's subject, then the headers as viewed from a thread's page become superfluous clutter and arguably needn't exist. So I wanted to point that out lest repliers were unthinkingly ignoring the field w...
by sixeyes
Mon Feb 13, 2023 9:53 am
Forum: 💿 The Yesterweb 💿
Topic: The Subject field
Replies: 7
Views: 2186

Re: The Subject field

I think this is just how phpBB does things. Seen it on other forums as well, especially confusing when threads are merged together. I mean the column is called "last post", so that's not the thread title, it's the last post subject. Checks out, but very confusing yeah, because i absolutely...
by sixeyes
Fri Feb 10, 2023 8:08 pm
Forum: 🌼 The Garden 🌼
Topic: Any tapeheads here?
Replies: 46
Views: 6235

Re: Any tapeheads here?

Okay, turns out the wow and flutter is even on the TEAC. I’m going to contact them about that, I hope that isn’t just a quirk to this model, especially considering how much I paid for it… Could it be an issue with the tape? Old, thin, sunbaked, etc... (like, cassettes with lengths > 90 minutes will...
by sixeyes
Fri Feb 10, 2023 10:59 am
Forum: 💽 Computer Lab 💽
Topic: Webweaving workflows
Replies: 3
Views: 1286

Re: Webweaving workflows

I used to use FTP and later SSH. When i used linux there was some tool to mount a remote SSH server as a local filesystem, and i would just edit those files directly. Very neat, but it would mean there wasnt a local copy. I would sometimes also just SSH in and edit the files directly in vim.. (on my...
by sixeyes
Fri Feb 10, 2023 10:50 am
Forum: 🌼 The Garden 🌼
Topic: Any tapeheads here?
Replies: 46
Views: 6235

Re: Any tapeheads here?

I've heard the description "wow and flutter" a lot, sounds a bit like your waves and stutter, hehe. IIRC it could be anything in the mechanics, some of the handhelds are full of grime and stuff, that has an impact. I don't know if you're supposed to oil these things? I clean mine with iso...
by sixeyes
Wed Feb 08, 2023 7:05 pm
Forum: 🌼 The Garden 🌼
Topic: Any tapeheads here?
Replies: 46
Views: 6235

Re: Any tapeheads here?

I've heard the description "wow and flutter" a lot, sounds a bit like your waves and stutter, hehe. IIRC it could be anything in the mechanics, some of the handhelds are full of grime and stuff, that has an impact. I don't know if you're supposed to oil these things? I clean mine with isop...
by sixeyes
Mon Feb 06, 2023 9:16 am
Forum: ☕ Internet Café ☕
Topic: should one accept A.I in some form right now?
Replies: 22
Views: 3834

Re: should one accept A.I in some form right now?

Another discussion about these things, that was kind of drowned out by these shiny image/text-generators, is around the suddenly widespread ability to do blackbox pattern matching. Huge datasets can be condensed into relatively small programs that'll classify your stuff for you, without anyone knowi...
by sixeyes
Sat Feb 04, 2023 6:55 pm
Forum: 💽 Computer Lab 💽
Topic: Latest "New Thing" You've Added to Your Site?
Replies: 42
Views: 6492

Re: Latest "New Thing" You've Added to Your Site?

Added a few 88x31 buttons Image. Its a fun challenge to make these but im all out of ideas currently...

(also a few scanned notebooks)
by sixeyes
Sat Feb 04, 2023 6:16 pm
Forum: 🌼 The Garden 🌼
Topic: what loot do you drop
Replies: 17
Views: 2658

Re: what loot do you drop

i think i'd drop pens... try to always have a couple on me. some in the jacket always and then one or two in my pant pockets too. ideally a pencil, an ink pen, and a couple of markers.

a new pen is my go-to treat... but they usually dry out rather than get used up. 😓
by sixeyes
Fri Feb 03, 2023 8:27 pm
Forum: 🏛️ The Gazebo 🏛️
Topic: Furcadia Meetups?!
Replies: 11
Views: 2100

Re: Furcadia Meetups?!

Yeah i'll be one more voice in the choir! Didn't try it before - but i might like to. It seems nice....
by sixeyes
Tue Jan 31, 2023 5:08 pm
Forum: 💽 Computer Lab 💽
Topic: need help im going insane!!
Replies: 13
Views: 2140

Re: need help im going insane!!

Seems to be the timeout thing clearTimeout(timeoutId); timeoutId = setTimeout(() => { successMessage.innerHTML = ""; }, 200); "timeoutId" is not defined at this point. so the code runs that far but no further - doesn't get to form.submit(). if i removed the code in the snippet ab...
by sixeyes
Tue Jan 31, 2023 8:58 am
Forum: 💽 Computer Lab 💽
Topic: Dynamic Small ("smol") Web
Replies: 19
Views: 3249

Re: Dynamic Small ("smol") Web

Is anyone around here interested in making handcrafted dynamic backends? Have any of you experimented with server-side programming on your webpages? What kinds of things would you like to build? Do you have anything you'd like to show off? I used to do this a lot before (out of a mix of curiosity, ...
by sixeyes
Mon Jan 30, 2023 7:52 pm
Forum: 🌼 The Garden 🌼
Topic: Desk setup posting!
Replies: 8
Views: 1876

Re: Desk setup posting!

i'll bite!

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tbh i'm just sitting in the couch 80% of the time. desk is pretty neglected (not even assembled correctly), haven't felt too great since before i moved here tbh. come spring i'm sure it'll get used more! ( => even messier 😅)
by sixeyes
Sun Jan 29, 2023 3:44 pm
Forum: ☕ Internet Café ☕
Topic: Weekly Discussion - What Does Our History Say About Our Future?
Replies: 7
Views: 1596

Re: Weekly Discussion - What Does Our History Say About Our Future?

Us here on this forums are probably alike those old gardeners that had their spaces rendered obsolete by Big Garden Corp. Or those little bookstores closing shop after amazon offered much more at much less cost. Yeah! What was once made also out of necessity, is now made just for the sake of making...
by sixeyes
Sun Jan 29, 2023 12:02 pm
Forum: 🌼 The Garden 🌼
Topic: Hyper-specific things you like in music
Replies: 21
Views: 3364

Re: Hyper-specific things you like in music

i must say lately it's when, without prior warning, the horn section kicks in ... cake's friend is a four letter word (1:05) mitski's why didn't you stop me (1:55) (although you should probably listen to the entire song for the point to really come across hehe) for some reason my brain goes !!! when...
by sixeyes
Fri Jan 27, 2023 9:08 pm
Forum: 🌼 The Garden 🌼
Topic: Books, libraries, reading!
Replies: 22
Views: 3260

Re: Books, libraries, reading!

i've been pushing through crime and punishment the past 2 years, mostly. i like it, it's just dense . other books i've been reading alongside that atm are to the lighthouse, moby-dick, and the last unicorn! i really loved annihilation's movie so comparing it to the book was pretty fun. unfortunatel...
by sixeyes
Fri Jan 27, 2023 8:57 pm
Forum: 🌼 The Garden 🌼
Topic: Share your playlists...!
Replies: 10
Views: 2195

Share your playlists...!

Did you make a playlist that you're proud of? Selected works from some artist collective, tunes that fit the same mood, themed around an OC, or something else? As long as there's some (more or less) coherent thought behind it, i wanna hear! Share your vibes! I know this might be antithetical to the ...
by sixeyes
Fri Jan 27, 2023 8:28 pm
Forum: 🌼 The Garden 🌼
Topic: What do you like to do outside?
Replies: 23
Views: 3695

Re: What do you like to do outside?

oooh i can't believe i forgot to mention this (or well, i can, it's very cold here ATM) but stargazing!! if you're a bit nocturnal this is great. there's so much stuff up there, and once you start to know a few constellations you can kind of feel your way around the sky in a different way. it helps ...
by sixeyes
Fri Jan 27, 2023 12:13 pm
Forum: 💽 Computer Lab 💽
Topic: webgarden HTML ??
Replies: 3
Views: 1061

Re: webgarden HTML ??

oh, are people still doing these? they seem fun but i was worried i was late to the party (what with missmoss' greenhouse having a few 403's and her last post on there being from early 2022)
by sixeyes
Fri Jan 27, 2023 12:07 pm
Forum: ☕ Internet Café ☕
Topic: Digital Gardens
Replies: 4
Views: 1293

Re: Digital Gardens

Yes! I feel like the digital gardening (methodology) would perhaps also allow for moving pages around as their identity changes. Which'll increase coherence, but probably confuse returning visitors. It's interesting what you say about exploration. I've noticed that sites that feel good to browse aro...
by sixeyes
Fri Jan 27, 2023 8:45 am
Forum: 🌼 The Garden 🌼
Topic: Musician/band/Artist ABC (Forum Game)
Replies: 159
Views: 20298

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

Lamp DX 🐰
by sixeyes
Wed Jan 25, 2023 7:01 pm
Forum: ☕ Internet Café ☕
Topic: Digital Gardens
Replies: 4
Views: 1293

Re: Digital Gardens

I find the organizational part of this to be quite hard... I made a thread here a while ago, lamenting about how hard it was to chose a few "topmost" categories for my website, to sort everything else under. Maya.land linked that Hypertext Gardens essay, which i must say resonated a lot, b...
by sixeyes
Wed Jan 25, 2023 3:43 pm
Forum: 💽 Computer Lab 💽
Topic: General QTDOT Coding Help thread
Replies: 5
Views: 1217

Re: General QTDOT Coding Help thread

For some reason, when I add my tooltip code, the image...vanishes? I'm using my friend's character Marnie for this example since she's the first one there. Not sure how the tooltip code is supposed to work. Is there some javascript component to it, or is it meant to be all CSS? In any case, the rea...
by sixeyes
Wed Jan 25, 2023 9:36 am
Forum: 💽 Computer Lab 💽
Topic: General QTDOT Coding Help thread
Replies: 5
Views: 1217

Re: General QTDOT Coding Help thread

For some reason, when I add my tooltip code, the image...vanishes? I'm using my friend's character Marnie for this example since she's the first one there. Not sure how the tooltip code is supposed to work. Is there some javascript component to it, or is it meant to be all CSS? In any case, the rea...
by sixeyes
Tue Jan 24, 2023 7:58 am
Forum: 🏛️ The Gazebo 🏛️
Topic: Webrings!
Replies: 14
Views: 2929

Re: Webrings!

What do people think about widget placement? For the two i'm in, i put them on the index page in order to, like, enter the whole thing in the webring. I also prefer it to be kind of visible to encourage exploring. I definitely think webrings fit on the index most, just so that if you wanna continue...
by sixeyes
Mon Jan 23, 2023 9:39 pm
Forum: 🏛️ The Gazebo 🏛️
Topic: Introductions!
Replies: 214
Views: 40543

Re: Introductions!

386 members!

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