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Can we get https://tv.leftypol.org/ on the top bar? We have like 5-10 times a month legit interesting streams on there.

Moreover, if the above could be done, could we have a LIVE logo pop up next to it when there's actual "habbenning" is going on on the cytube stream (e.g. Biden stream, protests, live debate between RDW and Destiny, etc.)

Thanks. I think it would be a really useful feature if we had a dancing red gif next to the /TV/ topbar if ongoing shit were being broadcast by us.


The cytube link leads to tv.leftypol.org?


>>6111 (nice trips)
I'm not sure if you understand your question.


Why is using the email field invisible? Do you zoomers treat it like a downvote?
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>q: Why is using the email field invisible? Do you zoomers treat it like a downvote?
<a: I sage when I don't want to bump a thread.


I wonder if sage not being noticeable in the default CSS plays a part in people not using it more often.


bunkerlike is the ubermench of themes


It's visible as a glowing name on the default (Dark Red), it's just that it's the same color.


>There's no underline
Based, fuck web 2.0 for turning links into buttons and getting rid of underlined text.

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We should add an Etherpad service to the site and shill it constantly, so that we can work collaboratively on documents that are persistent and are stored in a single place. If used properly, this could enable some fun and useful projects.

There is an Etherpad widget on the Matrix chat, but it only allows for one persistent document and it's not easily accessible to people on the board.
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>so that we can work collaboratively on documents that are persistent and are stored in a single place.
Does Etherpad have any protections against wiping, like version control?


Yeah, both Etherpad and Cryptpad have version control, picrel is what it looks like. You can make a local backup at any point, too.


I think it'd be bretty gool, it could be a incentive to some translation projects


How would it be different from using the board?


Real-time collaborative editing of documents would be made possible. That isn't possible on the board.

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Suggestion -allow more shitpost-y and /b/ like threads in /leftypol/ (things like hate threads, humor threads and more). This will atleast double statistics overall and give us a massive boost in posts and IPs. Please.
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beg for it


Why would I beg for it? If jannies want this board to die and lose all their power? I'd just move to another lefty imageboard, if this one dies due to the jannies


Another thread where someone treats post statistics like the stock market.


those were the days when the old BO was running the site to the ground


No it was like 4 months ago


Are the sites going to merge now or not? Is the article even out? Someone explain the situation
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the "article" promised by d0llars hasn't dropped so the jannies would be fools to accept now, that there will be literally no benefit. Part of me thinks it was a last minute prank to try to get on the mod team here. He's probably gonna throw in the towel after this after its apparent, i would be surprised if he still wants to keep paying for bunkerchan month after month to support like 50 posters who are remaining


Imageboards are cheap, especially small ones. You could host your average imageboard on a $10/year VPS.


I've heard that Dollars is paying much more than that, yes you could run a small board cheap but Dollars was probably hoping not to be a small board.


Honestly this whole shitshow is why we need some transparency with the mods. The thread on this was pretty heavily against Dollars bullshit yet all we heard was "we made a decision" from the mods without hearing anything. Im hoping they told him to go to hell but we will never know. inb4 more hidden drama causes another split.


Then he's fucking stupid for not sizing up when it happens.

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Generals are boring and artificial. Cyclical threads are the cherry on top.
Organic threads about a concise topic that last however long they must are the way to go.


If we didn't enforce some generals, the catalog would be 75% threads about the latest US news, or the latest US vs China controversy.


A universal constant in imageboards is that users are scared shitless of the New Thread button, but have no issue clicking on New Reply.


>want to check on something that happened a few days ago on a cyclical thread
>it's already lost
I'd rather have General Thread #(number) than cyclical threads tbh


I like the other pictures of 40hara.

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Your image is more offensive then that thread. It's just a retard chatting ON /b/
Just click hide lmao

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Hi. leftypol.org currently does not strip EXIF data which is an absoloutely huge oversight. Is there anyone on the staff currently able to fix this ASAP or at least post a link to your git with a sticky so others can fix this ASAP?
Thanks jannies.
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If i remember I usually try to pust stuff in the memes I make such as 'leftypol.org, /leftypol/, bunkerchan' and related meme keywords. I have a hunch it helps with Search Engine Optimization.
Maybe the ideal solution would be to remove any identifying data such as GPS data without actually scrubbing the whole thing. Thoughts on this?
Danke anon.


Perhaps have a checkbox to "Keep EXIF Data", with it default to "off".


Can you guys host a git.leftypol.org instead of using fucking microsoft-owned github? Thanks.



Strangely, there is a pull request dated Jan 18 for EXIF stripping that is still open.

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>Leftypol.org is not currently under investigation by any Federal, State, or Local Authorities.
don't warrant canaries have to be dated for them to be useful?

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Train a neural network to detect wojaks and make it autoban anyone who posts one.
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there are much less computationally expensive forms of text classifiers that can be used than neural nets. Running deep neural nets at scale for EACH AND EVERY POST would be a nightmare imo

Just using a few simple regex rules should be sufficient for 80% of cases


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How do you use regex to detect pictures?


if grep -cv ">" == 0 { delete(post) } // false positives are shitposts anyway


There actually is Tesseract OCR code in the codebase, not sure how well it works.

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