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 No.11476[Reply]

Please don't do this shit

1. Ch*d is perfectly fine and just cause radlibs use doesn't mean we should dump it, it's a word that clearly riles up poltards

2. if your reasoning is "radlibs use it so we shouldn't" then why the fuck would you filter it to a slur used by the right wing? FFS.

Oh btw I've been on chans for years (since Mitchel lost his ipod) and I've never felt the need to use that word to prove anything.
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 No.11789

>>11477
chinlet sounds good to me

 No.11795

FAGGOT doesn't rile them up at all, they embraced the word. Radlibs using it makes the word be associated with radlib idpol which is a negative.

 No.11798

>>11795
It was actually used less here than either reddit or 4chan until the polface saga, then shitposters from 4chan started using it here because it was already fairly popular there, then people mocking the 4chan posters mocking the redditors started doing it. We're at least four levels deep in irony at this point.

 No.11801

>>11476
>leave website for 1-2 weeks
>come back
>overboard catalog is in black and white for some reason
>sperg mods added ANOTHER word filter
yeah i don't like this place after that mod drama

 No.11802

>>11801
>>11801
>>overboard catalog is in black and white for some reason
Just refresh.
The filter has been active for longer than the drama. You just don't use those words so you hadn't noticed.



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 No.11653[Reply]

Remember, it's only idpol when browns, blacks, lgbt and women start thinking they're people, it's only idpol when you barely mention decolonization. Advocating for a yt strasserist ethnostate is totally Marxism according to this shithole board
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 No.11722

>>11719
This is absolutely true, and it's a sign of Porky achieving their end goal of splitting the working class with identity politics, exaggerating racial issues and silencing talk about class issues to generate conflict and disunity. Meanwhile I've heard such Middle-Class minorities celebrate bombs being dropped in the Middle East because "the crew was gay" or "muh trans rights" or "haha dumb goatfuckers"
This is why First World idpol movements are nothing but virtue signaling; They don't actually give a fuck about black people.

 No.11730

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>>11722
>They don't actually give a fuck about black people.
Very aptly put, anon.

 No.11731

>>11653
honestly yeah there is a tendency (not a majority) here of people who get into fits about idpol, but then turn around and say that "hmm maybe nationalism isn't so bad"

 No.11790

>>11653
>Advocating for a yt strasserist ethnostate is totally Marxism according to this shithole board
link at least one (1) example of this

>>11683
based

>>11719
>minorities in the first world
being a minority unfortunately doesn't inoculate you against yankee brain worms is what I've found

 No.11791

>still no proof
Screenshot or link. Not that hard.


>>11730
>pic
HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA
First time seeing that image. Amazing job.



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 No.11377[Reply]

>check the overboard
>the most recently bumped threads are already existing geopolitical general threads
Can't we have a separate board dedicated for this type of stuff, like a /vg/ for geopolitical events and happenings, and then /leftypol/ will be left for left wing discussion and shitposting
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 No.11388

maybe there's too many generals already and everything just needs to be an OP

 No.11389

>>11388
Now roulette idea: every post a new thread

 No.11752


 No.11753

Just hide the threads or scroll down, OP. You know those threads are there, and they are generals for a reason.

 No.11757

>>11377
https://leftypol.org/meta/res/7368.html
obligatory shilling for my idea, for the nth time.



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 No.11729[Reply]

I've been noticing that, whenever I come home from work and access /leftypol/, there's always a bunch of /pol/ schizos raiding the main board when it's evening in America, late night in Europe, and morning in Southeast Asia and Australia.

This isn't a big issue for me since I have other things to tend to, but I just wanted to raise awareness to this moderation time gap.

 No.11742

>>11729
We are aware of that. It's a consequence of the fact that the coupers where all North Americans and therefore we are now somewhat short on mods operating in the Americas timezone.
However, before recruiting new mods, we decided we should rethink our recruiting process and come up with explicit rules for all the informal ones that appeared throughout the years to make moderation easier and less arbitrary.

 No.11863

On top of that first reply, there was also an intentional delay before considering staff recruiting to regain stability and ensure backups were working (in case of sabotage).



 No.11482[Reply]

Hello all. First of all I am not here to shill the other domain. I mostly lurk these days in the /USpol/ and larger current events threads, but I've been around a little while and I remember infinitychan and leftpol. I gather that the current schism is between the 'modocracy' and the 'postertariat'. It feels like we are in a battle to prove one mode of community organization over another, and I think it's clear that the organized modocracy will be able to run a better site. I've followed the split and understand certain personalities and their conflicts precipitated the split, but now the new domain specifically is shilling a certain 'user power' ideology.

I have a couple concerns I'd like to discuss with people here. They're not so much immediate but they may prove durable. The first is that the new domain has quickly shut down its pretensions to an /assembly/ board (it seems assemblies and votes happen in the matrix chat off-site, great idea, retards! Now everyone has to migrate off-site to voot!) and instituted a public /i/ board, which makes me seriously question the intentions of the site. They are a website with something like 10 times fewer posters than here, and they actually want to raid this board and accuse the modocracy as glowies. Leave it to the postertariat anarkids (is Sage here or on the other site?) to give every niche interest a unique board and posture for meme warfare when they are so few in number. I bring this up because while I'm not worried about being raided by the other domain, I am worried about this site getting a bad reputation from their antics. If anyone wanted to counterraid them, they would get utterly destroyed, but I don't want to deal with any more of this /b/tard shit pretending we're in 2005. Something tells me that /leftypol/ has moved beyond that, and gone with the 'rent-free' modus operandi. Raiding other spaces makes some sense when they are utterly antagonistic to us, but lately I think there are few at least on clearnet so I feel like our priority should be liberals and soft-left spaces that are to be beaten by jokes and just getting the people there to lurk here.

My second concern is /pol/shit inasmuch as it still exists. Over the last year or two I've found bunkerchan to be very hard to navigate for decent discussion, with tons of disruptive posts and posters and still find it happening here (e.g. leftcom poster in the recent "why do you hate capitalism so much?" thread). This comes back to Post too long. Click here to view the full text.
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 No.11643

>>11639
>>11640
It's the same stylesheets, so that wouldn't be a problem.
I like the Jungle theme but I suspect a lot of users wouldn't want it as the default…

 No.11651

>>11625
>coup
You're probably right. I gave too much credit to drama. At least this whole saga may be instructive of how NOT to go about doing things in the future.
>/i/
It's incredible, really. They are saying 'our' 'spies' are reading their thread – maybe just for laughs. Their disruption is obvious. But I do think most pollacks know this domain name and not theirs and we will catch flak over it. No different than any other day I guess.
>>11643
No reason for this site to change its looks. We will deal with polshit regardless.

>leftcom

I've been away a while thanks for the tip.

 No.11652

>>11482
>e.g. leftcom poster
mods should have banned that faggot on sight
pretending to be a leftcom and being this illiterate with such shit takes shouldnt be tolerated

>Something tells me that /leftypol/ has moved beyond that, and gone with the 'rent-free' modus operandi

leftypol was always like that iirc, we don't raid shit, never did

>This comes back to the split

the simple fact they dont have the original domain and the situation here is "good enough" mean they will disappear eventually, unless they somehow suddenly gain a massive appeal

 No.11657

>>11652
>mods should have banned that faggot on sight
but we do and did. You underestimate how much free time these people have and how much they invest in being an asshole on the internet.

 No.11704

uh hello, i am not here to say one side or the other is better but uh.. this one side is defintely better

fuck off lib(sage)



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 No.11559[Reply]

Reply links on /siberia/ still point to /b/, for example: >>>/siberia/125588

I just clicked one and was wondering where the fuck did all the new posts go.

 No.11564

>>11559
works on my machine

 No.11572

>>11564
Click the link, and then click the link in the post.

 No.11618

I think it's now safe to delete /b/ and symlink them so /b/ is just another word for /siberia/. This should solve the problem.



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 No.10928[Reply]

These are the votes for this week. Please vote on the posts below, not this OP itself. Once again, please not that anons cannot actually vote, and their opinions are simply advisory. Thank you to all users and mods for their participation.

In addition, please keep this topic on-topic. All extraneous posts may be removed without warning. With that, here are this week's votes;

Vote: Filter National Socialist to Not Socialist
Filter National socialist to Not socialist
Filter national socialist to not socialist

PROPOSAL PASSED (4 votes)



Vote: Create an OC thread analog for /b/ where not strictly leftist shitposts and images can be kept

PROPOSAL PASSED (3 votes)
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 No.11301

>>11299
fug :D

 No.11303

>>10931
Vote for

 No.11402

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 No.11403

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>>10928
Vote: Filter National Social to Not Social
Filter National social to Not social
Filter national social to not social
Filter NatSoc to NotSoc

On all boards except /edu/.


For: Wvobbly, Caballo, Barbara_Pitt, Discomrade, Comet, Redlidmilk
Abstain: Krates

VOTE PASSED AND MUST BE IMPLEMENTED


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 No.11483

>>11403
>not socialist funfilter

baste



 No.10933[Reply]

Hello everyone. Welcome back to the second week of the proposal system. To see last week's successful proposals, please go to the voting topic for this week. We have these proposals which failed previously, that perhaps we should discuss again this week (I won't put these on the docket, unless someone actually brings them up with amendments so they might pass this time):

Proposal: Create actual policies on subjectively moderated topics
Proposal: Standardize ban lengths for various rule violations
Proposal: Harsher measures against both bait making and bait taking
Proposal: Include a list of the word filters in the FAQ or rules page, just somewhere accessible so people know the current word filters in place

Once again, I must clarify that ONLY MODS CAN ACTUALLY VOTE ON PROPOSALS OR VOTES. Anons are free to have their say and offer suggestions and feedback to improve proposals/votes but these are only advisory and user votes are not counted for official decisionmaking. But who knows, a persuasive enough argument might sway the mod team to your cause?

Please reply to this post to post proposals for consideration next week. If a user proposal seems like a good idea, we may adopt it and make it official. Thanks everyone. Feel free to post your opinions but try not to spam or needlessly bicker back and forth in order to keep the thread clear and legible. Any off-topic posts may be removed without warning.
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 No.11404

Proposal: change the FAGGOT wordfilter (FAGGOT) to chinlet

For: Wvobbly, Antinous, Barbara_Pitt, Caballo



Proposal: Bring back 200 character limit for OPs

For: Barbara_Pitt, Pask, Antinous

VERSUS!

Proposal: Institute 150 character limit for OPs

For: Redlidmilk, Caballo, Antinous, Wvobbly, Pask
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 No.11420

>>11183
>Proposal: change the FAGGOT wordfilter to chinlet

This is retarded, you're literally killing a very important part of imageboard culture just to play with wordfilters,faggot is not even a homophobic slur at this point, this place is getting more politically correct every fucking day, I wonder when you will change the name of the site too.

 No.11421

>>10933
>Proposal: Create actual policies on subjectively moderated topics
clear guidelines that are visible to everyone would be helpful.

>Proposal: Standardize ban lengths for various rule violations

This would make moderation easier , if someone does X then they get a ban of Y length. And it would also work with the previous proposal . You could have all the common offenses and their ban lengths posted up for all to see .


>Proposal: Harsher measures against both bait making and bait taking


Bait making, yes you need to come down harder.
Bait taking , you are at about the right level of harshness , you only really need to come down harder if it looks like the bait taker is working with the bait maker , or they are the same person.

>Proposal: Include a list of the word filters in the FAQ or rules page, just somewhere accessible so people know the current word filters in place


Again having a list of current policies with a brief explanation and the punishments for various misdeeds would be a good idea.

 No.11456

>>11420
the FAGGOT wordfilter doesn't wordfilter the word faggot, it wordfilters C H U D to FAGGOT, all caps. a wordfilter from a few months ago is not "a very important part of imageboard culture".
also "imageboard culture" is the faggiest thing imaginable and should hold zero sway over how leftypol.org conducts itself, but that's a post for another day.

 No.11473

>>11420
Proposal:
Change the name of this Anon to fuckface, because they're being a massive pussy.
>nooo I'm being censored for saying faggot. This board is so PC :(
Read the thread you fucking faggot. and if you couldn't say faggot, just get over it or cry more.

What a fucking pussy, seriously. Get a fucking grip.



 No.10695[Reply]

What is to be done about it?
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 No.10829

>>10828
leftychan dot net, not .org

 No.10834

>>10829
>>10828
>Freudian slip filter

Kek

 No.10905

As user? report and spam sage.
Mod's can anchor/delete/ban as necessary.
They really don't deserve this much attention.

 No.11415

>>10696
Have women work as friends for these losers and ban them on social media.

 No.11427

>>10695
>incel offensive
>implying it's not leftypol jannies



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 No.11005[Reply][Last 50 Posts]

leftypol is unironically blackpilling me on communism. This place isn't even leftwing anymore.
Should I take this site seriously or not? Because how would communism work if it's adherents are incapable of running a fucking image board?
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 No.11310

>>11309
One last time a handful of jerk-offs in chatrooms is not the userbase.

 No.11311

>>11309
>Stalin came to power either through nepotism or opportunism
<Not because he dedicated his life to the struggle
Ultras! Ultras I tell yah! It's funny that comatoast accuses others of nepotism and opportunism when he is the ONLY MOD (besides rat and original BO) to have been added because of the fact that he was already a mod on bunkerchan when the migration occurred. He was literally grandfathered in because he knew space and moderated the site (nepotism) and leftypol migrated to bunkerchan (opportunism).

Check ya self uyghaaaaa

 No.11322

>>11310
So you mean the jannoids right?

 No.11337

>>11322
In any case, they seem far less unbalanced than the splitter clique.

 No.11412

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>>11005
Drama in the leadership is like meh the only thing that matters is that both anarchists and marxinoids have free peach.

>I warned you about private property bro i told you dog.


And nothing has changed in my leftypol shitposting and experience.



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