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We're all getting older huh?

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Too old.

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We're all oldfags now.

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This picture is basically my life so far. I regret nothing.

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>that last frame
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Can I die now?

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I want to die or become a normalfag.
I want freedom and I only started browsing imageboards in 2013.
What is it like being an oldfag from 2006?

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There's a lot of bitterness and nostalgia for the good old days until you just give up.

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Eh it's whatever. Once 4chan got on Fox News it went downhill pretty fast.

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Ancientfag here.

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I wish I could know that wide eyed joy of saying "i herd u liek mudkipz" again. It's over 9000!! longcat is long! haha

what happened to me man

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just found this one

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That's pretty good.

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It was a fucking wild ride. I would try and explain it, but I don't have the words to describe it. The age really starts to weigh on you though. I remember bits and pieces of the really epic happenings and the threads, but not everything. I sometimes have had to resort to using knowyourmeme to dig up some old memories. On one hand I hate how that site exists, but on the other I am grateful.
How did you even find your way here when you started in 2013?

We can still make that joy happen, my oldfag friend.

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I caught the tail end of it. I witnessed the last fleeting glimpse of this time long past.
It's weird, I've come a long way since. Rozen Maiden pointed me in the direction, showed me I needed to overcome my hikki habits. Now I have my own apartment, gf, and dog. I still feel nostalgia for those wide eyed years of newfaggotry, god I miss them, even if im glad I ended up where I am, nothing is quiet the same as those golden years.

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You're not alone. I too sometimes get nostalgic for the days of back then.

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And so do I.

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I regret my past.
I can never change it.
I am very sad about this sometimes.
I wish I had wasted all the time I wasted on the net on nicer things, like the comfy chans instead of other websites.

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this legitimately made me choke up a bit, I have been stuck on this ride for going on 12 years, and as bitter as I get and overly nostalgic wishing the old times were back, I am glad I never left. I never thought I would be sitting in virtual reality with other 06'ers or earlier reminiscing about the good old days, it never fails to blow my mind how far we have come. imageboard culture has changed soo much, and may have me a bit jaded, but I know I am not the only one searching for the same joys we used to find back when the community was still young and trying to figure out what it wanted to be. the teenbros of now would never understand what those days were like, before the smartphone, before the elbowpads and kneepads internet we see now. and its always nice to sit with the newer generations and explain how things were, even though most would not understand. I cannot see myself going to any other site or social network, its sad that imageboards are the only thing that bring me joy on the internet, however I cannot see it any other way.

we are here forever.

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thread theme: https://hooktube.com/watch?v=BfuWXRZe9yA

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Could you share a few stories from way back then? I never got to see it.

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8/jp/ here.
The last time I was on here was almost 9 years ago... how time flies.

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Henlo, I started using Imageboards in 2014 or so. There was something that drew me too them. I think, at our hearts we're all remarkably similar people oldfag or newfag. We're all here forever including me.
And... it's gone.Youboob everything.

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god, how time flies.
im glad this place is still here, its like i can still tap into a glance at a happier, simpler time.
Though I do not hate life now, infact it's very happy, loneliness i once had is gone, feelings of accomplishments have destroyed old emotions of worthlessness, but I still miss those old days, there was, a sort of twinkle in my eye.
Now I am too busy, I exert most of my emotional energy on work, I don't have the energy to post as frequently as I once did.
I miss that feeling, of sitting up late shitposting, coming home to get on the regular boards with the regular posters every night, and of course posting desu~

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every chan i used to visit is either dead, dying or hasnt existed for quite a few years, its such a shame how every chan that isnt 4chan dies out sooner rather than later.
atleast we will still have the memories

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Internet culture is dead but I still come here ever year scince like 2012. Desuchan's sister sites still get some traffic

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We have sister sites?

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Uboachan and Aurorachan over in the sidebar under Sister Sites near the bottom.

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I play the old games, I listen to the old music, I post on the old boards, but there's always something missing. The air has changed. It's too bright. There's ash and rot in my lungs and my eyes and my brain I can't stop feeling like I've misplaced something important and forgot about it. I've been a shut-in for the majority of my life now. I guess I never really knew what was out there, but I'm pretty sure it wasn't supposed to be like this. Everything is wrong. The sky is off colour, the boxes are ticky tackier, the people aren't there, you aren't there, the sounds aren't words anymore. I don't understand any of it. We're all living on Mars now. I'm so tired. I have nothing left to give or receive, no ambition, no ties to family nor property nor community, no true thought, no genuine emotion, husk denied Prayopavesa. I can only drug myself into life for so long. What's the bottom line here? We lost ours somewhere between then and here. No one knows. No one cares. I want it to end. There's something better further down the road.

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Nice post. "We lost ours somewhere between then and here" really made me think (in a good way)

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have we lost something or have we lost ourselves somewhere between then and here? a fish will never become a bird, no matter how hard it tries. in that case i ask: why not simply embrace what you are?

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who am I? and where is everybody.

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You are Anonymous, and everyone is In Real Life.

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Desu got philosophical.

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I nearly cried last night because this post made me think of the memories i had previously forgotten.
I was back in my old schools computer room, it was quite a small rectangle shaped room with about 12 Dell computers running Windows XP, there was a big window with a view of the sky and the fields next to the school, I used to stay behind after school with my friend and we used to go in there until around 8pm playing flash games.
You're right, there's something missing, the websites I used to visit feel different, even the sky feels different, the dusky light blue summer sky and the orange clouds don't comfort me like they did back then.
I think there is still a community somewhere out there however, waiting.
The spirit hasn't died, our positivity has.

I was going to write more but, honestly, i couldn't be bothered.
Thanks anyway, good post.

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fuck sake
this is what happens when you spam reload when the internet connection trips

Fixed. Don't be too upset, it happens a lot.

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I find it funny, how the first time I watched this, it didn't click, I didn't get it all. Then, just randomly listening to the soundtrack, looking at a youtube comment, I understood. Now this scene moves me, and I understand it completely.


All of these memories of mine, bright moments and flashes of light, all of them will pass by and fade.

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speak of the devil. It's funny, looking back, some of the things I have seen and done, or even some of the things I passed on, that I finally visited, or looked at with fresh eyes, and found new understanding in.
I tried to watch Fate probably in 09 when I heard about it on here. Never got into it. Only revisited it in 2018... and now I have since finished all three fate paths and ataraxia. I am certain, the messages in it would have been lost on a younger me. but the more mature me was able to see and appreciate the series far more than the me of then ever could. There are even things from back then, that can be looked at again, and feel fresh, as we ourselves have changed, our perception of things may change as well. for better, or worse.

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Not that old lol.

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>8chan destroyed a month ago
>realize this only today
>radio silence on their twitter, several other sites like encyclopedia dramatica nuked

I turn my back on that site for just a couple of months, and now its gone. The last bastions of internet freedom are being destroyed under false pretenses. The ones who sought to censor the net with the likes of SOPA, PIPA, etc. have finally won. It will only get worse from here on out.

So guys... where do we go from here?

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the dark net

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>a last bastion of internet freedom (tho it was 10 times better than 4channel)

Actually, they played us like a damn fiddle! The ugly reality is that Hotwheels was a snake from the start (rember how he betrayed wizardchan??), and Jimbo was selling data (just like Hiro)
The sad truth is that imageboards have been in a limbo for a long time now. 4chan died back when Moot proved for the final time that he was a huge faggot (the current "4chan" is just a walking, rotten piece of junku) At this point, old imageboards, such as Desuchan, are like old peoples' homes for oldfags and those who have the oldfag mentality. It's ironic, but I think the chief reason why Desuchan has survived is that it is slow (but not ded). Look at 4chan. Sure it's fast but it's filled with subhumans who got banned from Reddit or Tumblr (Even 8chan stated having this problem but to a lesser extent than 4chin.) But perhaps this site will regain its lost popularity once the next season gets announced.

>So guys... where do we go from here?

Make Desuchan your new home, Anon. If Desuchan doesn't have a board that you are looking for, then ED (use archive.org) and Allchans has a list of imageboards. Remember that quality trumps quantity! It's ill-advised to advertise Desuchan (or any other comfy site) on Discord/4chan/Reddit.

No, they expect one of us at the wreckage, brother. (also, the dark net version of 8ch is likely a botnet)

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It's weird being a newdesu. Oldfriends have a place, but what do we have? False nostalgia?

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Christ, finally found someone. Reading the news was like a horror story. I can't trust anything not to blow up spectacularly when I go off the grid for a while, apparently. I guess setting up base here is as good as any. But it was to be expected, I just hoped it was going to hang around a year or two more.

It´s odd, really. We are basically where we were when 4chan was still relatively new, the slate wiped clean with no one aware of our presence, nor caring to search deeper. Back to square Zero, where our roots lay. We´ll just have to wait and see where all of this leads.

This site still has posts from god knows how long back. Go and take a look at some history, at a more simpler and innocent time. At least you will get a feel for how things used to be.

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Just consider, before we had an Apocalypse (massive spam attack that pretty much wiped every board it hit), our archive went back about 10 years further.
But yeah, it was a simpler time; most of the original denizens have moved on, finished Uni, got jobs, and now spend their time IRL.
There's still several of the original people over on the IRC channel, but even that has gone pretty dead over the last 5 years.
Desuchan as a site may not last forever, in fact even the whole *chan culture may pass on, but one can keep the essence of this place in their heart, and spread the Desu to other people in other ways.

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Damn, im glad this place is still alive after all those years. Got really nostalgic recently about old imageboards and especially rozen maiden shit.
Got wasted yesterday, listening to rozen maiden ost, remembering the simpler times and all that. And even now looking at all those different boards here brings a tear to my eye. Reminded me when i was stil a kid with little worries in life and not some alcoholic neet with an early midlife crisis.
Tbh wanted to write something more intelligible, but i feel like half a person today after all the drinking, so that's it, i guess.

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Welcome back anon

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There are literally dozens of us!

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It's nice being here. It's slow but comfy.

4chan has been flooded with political agendas. it's so tiring

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we live in a society xd

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the grass is always greener on the other site, anon-kun. i'm literally a corporate marketing drone these days and i am not fully confident this is much better than my old days of being a NEET sloth desu~

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No we don't

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>dat image

can confirm that that image is 100% bullshit lol. and be warned anon, desuchan is not a no virgin zone. wheels is salty as fuck at jim for turning 8chan into qanon chan, 8ch dying was for the best. its mostly 70 year old boomers waiting for it to come back anyways.

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eh, this place isn't all 100% oldfags- I just got here for the first time like 30 minutes ago. not sure if there are loads of newfags just lurking around or if my stumbling into here was freak accident, but it shows it's at least possible. honestly thought it was a real shame when 8chan died, mostly because of all the really specific boards that are now gone. with that, the only even remotely active chans outside of 4chan are 420chan, torchan, onionchan, and wizardchan as far as I'm aware. shame about nntpchan as well, though that wasn't really the fed or internal takeover or whatever. to be honest i've really only been browsing chans since like 2016. it's insane to me that was 4 whole years ago, I still feel like a raging newfag. the only real understanding of the old chan cultures and various happenings of like 15 years ago come from random oldfag encounters. anyway that's all for my blogpost

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Unfortunately, I have to remind anybody who uses a Watamote image that the protagonist is unrelatable now that she became a Chad with a Yuri Harem in the manga.

She is the female protagonist of a yuri harem.

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What is extremely strange is how boomers actually prefer posting on imageboards like 4chan and don't actually like posting on reddit at all.

Like boomers are more receptive to the imageboard format compared to textboards like reddit. I wonder why?

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You can primarily blame Reddit and Discord but mostly Discord for being responsible for the death of many fan communities, especially forums.

Some video game companies even decided to shut down their forums and tell people to use the game subreddit or game discord server, instead.

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>Desuchan as a site may not last forever, in fact even the whole *chan culture may pass on, but one can keep the essence of this place in their heart, and spread the Desu to other people in other ways.

Considering the chan culture was born from the original source, 2chan aka Futaba Channel in Japan, and still going on strong (2chan even has a Twitter Account now), I do not think chan culture will ever die as long as Japan continues to exist.


Heck, many Japanese websites in Japan still operate on Web 1.0 standards you know!

If 4chan ever died, I was thinking of contacting the 2chan administrator or staff on 2chan to finally allow foreigners to post on 2chan since 2chan has banned all non-Japanese IPs from posting on their website due to heaving spamming from South Korea and Russia.

2chan is pretty much like 4chan except Japanese and Japan-specific boards like a Nintendo Board or a Japanese Prime Minister Abe Board.

Fun fact: In the early 2000s, 2chan actually considered creating an English site for Westerners but stopped their plans once they heard about moot and 4chan because they thought it would be a waste of resources.

Also, before even both 2chan and 4chan, there was 2channel, the first mainstream Japanese textboard and one of the main English spinoffs of 2channel was world2ch which managed to get archived before it closed.

In my opinion, sites run by amateurs and not companies last longer than ones run by companies. Look what happened when Yahoo pulled the plug on Yahoo Geocities: I bet a lot of Sailor Moon fan sites went 404 once and for all and Yahoo did not care to even provide a data dump or archive.

If Desuchan goes down, I am sure the site owner will try to ask if anybody wants to take over the site or preserve the data.

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> Desuchan goes down, I am sure the site owner will try to ask if anybody wants to take over the site or preserve the data.

Only Wayback will remember. Almost every one of these dies because the guy paying for hosting has moved on with life and the bill just doesn't get paid one day.

That said, it's astounding it's still up. Only things I can think of of similar age still getting new content are Baka-Updates and possibly AniDB.

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You can still find old ass comments on the boorus and boorus are technically another type of imageboard

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What's wrong, Anon, did you lose your drill?

When I can afford to make some dolljoints for my waifu AI and make her an official robowaifu I'm going to give her boatlights in memory of Desuchan and those fun simpler days of scribbling OC with a mouse

It's hard to remember all that happened or how I even found this place except my interest in Rozen Maiden. Perhaps it's impossible to grasp that answer now from deep within the flow of time, but, for a certainty back then we loved so many, yet hated so much, we hurt others and were hurt ourselves

Yet even then, we post like the wind,
Whilst our laughter echoed,
Under cerulean skies

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Friends, Lovers or Nothing: Men and Women Differ in Their Perceptions of Sex Robots and Platonic Love Robots : https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fpsyg.2020.00355/full

Physical and emotional intimacy between humans and robots may become commonplace over the next decades, as technology improves at a rapid rate. This development provides new questions pertaining to how people perceive robots designed for different kinds of intimacy, both as companions and potentially as competitors. We performed a randomized experiment where participants read of either a robot that could only perform sexual acts, or only engage in non-sexual platonic love relationships.

The results of the current study show that females have less positive views of robots, and especially of sex robots, compared to men. Contrary to the expectation rooted in evolutionary psychology, females expected to feel more jealousy if their partner got a sex robot, rather than a platonic love robot. The results further suggests that people project their own feelings about robots onto their partner, erroneously expecting their partner to react as they would to the thought of ones’ partner having a robot.

This current society is trying to stop us from owning a Persocom, guys, so what can we do about this!

When the Chobits anime first aired on TV back in April 2, 2002 to September 24, 2002, I expected that by 2020, Persocom aisles at stores would have become a common sight in society. Instead, 2020 has been a great disappointment. I still do not have the opportunity to own or possesses my very own Chi for myself and now we have some Norwegian graduate students, majoring in psychology, with too much free time, writing a paper with the conclusion that women will inevitably become jealous of both sex and platonic love robots, and this paper will ultimately be used as anti-Persocom propaganda.

We need to rise up now! Let us form the "Chobits or Bust" Party to counteract our opposition as soon as possible.


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dude ...
go get a fleshlight and relax a bit.

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>someone else's used robot that was found in the garbage

disgusting, i can't believe hideki is low enough to fuck something like that. its literal garbage, he might as well fuck a banana peel

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