Darren Lockyer 4chan/sp

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  1. Willow

    Willow Administrator

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    That made no sense.

    Do you realise that this is an independently run site with very few resources and by attacking us you are essentially attempting to shut down an important avenue of free speech for the average league supporter?

    So, would you like to shut us down?
     
  2. Frederick

    Frederick Moderator Staff Member

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    I'd like to see this place shut down. Too much child porn and racism tbh
     
  3. adamkungl

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    :lol: classic thread fo sho.

    I love how this thread was somehow responsible for an abusive phone call his imaginary 6 year old received. Why was your phone number in your profile :lol:
     
  4. Spanner in the works

    Spanner in the works First Grade

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    Can someone please explain to me what 4chan is about? Is it an actual child porn website or is it something else? And why are people happy to visit?
     
  5. El Diablo

    El Diablo Post Whore

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  6. Spanner in the works

    Spanner in the works First Grade

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  7. Jason Maher

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    Yes, if you wish to maintain any pretense to being a member of the human race. Or you can take a peek for research purposes like Razor obviously does. Your choice really.

    n.b. I've never visited 4chan. I'd never even heard of it until I read this thread. But I think I know enough to steer clear, for all I appreciate Rick-Rolling and lolCatz.
     
  8. DecoyRunner

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    It's not a CP site. Some people post that stuff there, and the 4chan regulars shoot them down very quickly. The anonymous posting system creates it's share of monsters. I'm not defending the site; it is without question the biggest cesspit of ugliness in human history. But to say it's a CP site is ignorant. In the past, many people have posted on 4chan claiming to be about to commit suicide and the anons almost always trace their ip and inform the authorities. Even the wiki page tells of the time someone posted images of cruelty against a cat and they sent the cops to his place, too.

    Stay away because bestiality, images of extreme violence and racist rants are very much acceptable on 4chan. CP is not. But that doesn't mean it's not there from time to time.
     
  9. El Diablo

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    bad news for Razor

    http://www.news.com.au/technology/o...e/news-story/17786695919e39682a2de307b152cfb2

    4chan could soon be shutdown as the Internet’s most notorious community goes broke
    October 4, 20163:32pm

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    An anonymous threat about a shooting at Australian university was once posted on 4chan.

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    Matthew Dunnnews.com.au@mattydunn11

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    IT was responsible for leaking the naked photos of Jennifer Lawrence, convincing people they could charge their iPhone in the microwave and a series of bomb threats.

    And this is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to 4chan — the internet’s most infamous community message board.

    The ability to post comments and share images anonymously on its anything-goes forums has been what has made the social networking website so appealing to users.

    However, it appears the same ability to operate without names, very few rules and even less consequences has finally caught up with the controversial platform.

    In an aptly titled post Winter is Coming, 4chan owner Hiroyuki Nishimura said the website could be in its final days.

    “We had tried to keep 4chan as is. But I failed. I am sincerely sorry,” he wrote on the thread.

    Mr Nishimura added failed advertising on the website meant 4chan could no longer afford server costs, infrastructure costs and network fees.

    With a track record of being responsible for some of the world’s most horrendous hoaxes and cyber-bullying incidents, it’s no surprise the website struggles to find advertising.

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    4chan owner Hiroyuki Nishimura. Picture: Joichi ItoSource:Supplied

    One of the more notable incidents was when anonymous trolls on the website convinced young people to deliberately harm themselves in pop star Justin Bieber’s name.

    In wake of pop star’s alleged drug use, 4chan convinced teenagers cut themselves and post pictures online with the hashtag #CutForBieber, with claims it would get Bieber to stop smoking weed.

    The hashtag became so popular it started trending worldwide and caused outrage among mental health professionals.

    In his post, Mr Nishimura detailed what he believed to be the only three options for 4chan‘s survival.

    The first option would be to “halve the traffic cost” by limiting uploadable image sizes, using slower servers and closing some of the boards on the website.

    Secondly, 4chan could be less diligent with advertising and accept revenue from non-reputable sources, which could include malware.

    Finally, users could support the site by subscribing to “4chan Pass” — a paid feature that makes uploading images faster.

    The demise of the website has been a long time coming with founder Chris Poole selling the site to Mr Nishimura last year, after admitting to Inc that 4chan struggled to even break even.

    With 4chan apparently unable to gain momentum after the sale, it appears the notorious website might be past the point of return.

    However, hated entrepreneur Martin Shkreli — responsible for increasing the cost of lifesaving AIDS medication by more than 5000 per cent — has claimed he would be willing to help keep the 4chan dream alive.

    It is yet to be seen if any of these fixes will keep 4chan in operation, for now it’s just a waiting game.

    While many would be happy to see the infamous website fade off into the abyss, it would be a sad day for the internet if it ceased to exist.

    For all the controversy it has created, 4chan has also been responsible for LOLCATS and *********** — the practice of sending someone a link that actually takes them the music video for Rick Astley’s “Never Gonna Give You Up”.

    Would you be sad to see 4chan disappear from the internet? Continue the conversation on Twitter @mattydunn11.
     
  10. God-King Dean

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    Just reread the thread

    I miss Razor so much
     
  11. El Diablo

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    i'm still waiting to hear from his lawyer
     
  12. God-King Dean

    God-King Dean Moderator Staff Member

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    Razor was last seen: Feb 28, 2016
     
  13. El Diablo

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    probably spends too much time on 4chan to grace us with his presence
     
  14. THE CHAMP

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    Awesome stuff.

    The thread by the way not 4chan.
     

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