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no really, /pol/ hates us[edit]

https://boards.4chan.org/pol/thread/86256016

how sad oʇɐʇoԀʇɐϽʎzznℲ (talk/stalk) 19:26, 24 August 2016 (UTC)

no really[edit]

https://boards.4chan.org/pol/thread/111724920

Herr FüzzyCätPötätö (talk/stalk) 23:54, 9 February 2017 (UTC)

no really[edit]

"Femicucks".

Cømяade FυzzчCαтPøтαтø (talk/stalk) 19:22, 10 May 2017 (UTC)

this time it's /lit/[edit]

How erudite. 32℉uzzy; 0℃atPotato (talk/stalk) 02:47, 7 June 2017 (UTC)

That's high praise coming from 1/2chan. 2d4chanfag (talk) 03:36, 7 June 2017 (UTC)

Possibly the most cringy "humanities" discussion[edit]

Featuring (((triple parentheses))), appeals to moderation, and repetitive use of "Clintonian feminist facist liberal ideology". Now THIS is what the humanities are for. oʇɐʇoԀʇɐϽʎzznℲ (talk/stalk) 14:00, 28 July 2017 (UTC)

Also unironic use of Slew Jays. --It's-a me, Lgm sigpic.png LeftyGreenMario! 03:38, 29 July 2017 (UTC)

4chan can't decide if we're SJWs or just Jews[edit]

http://boards.4chan.org/pol/thread/139873179/rational-wiki Herr FuzzyKatzenPotato (talk/stalk) 18:36, 2 September 2017 (UTC)

Sigh. Remind me why we're keeping track of anything these guys say? RoninMacbeth (talk) 18:38, 2 September 2017 (UTC)

I n t e l l e c t u a l c o n v e r s a t i o n[edit]

http://boards.4chan.org/pol/thread/141670915/rational-wiki Herr FuzzyKatzenPotato (talk/stalk) 19:28, 16 September 2017 (UTC)

The best part is where they try to divide LessWrong by RationalWiki by performing bit shifting.
LessWrong >>>> RationalWiki
チーズバーガー • めん Spinning-Burger.gif (talkstalk) 20:30, 16 September 2017 (UTC)

Triggered little babies[edit]

The whining and lack of coherent responses are delectable. FᴜᴢᴢʏCᴀᴛPᴏᴛᴀᴛᴏ, Esϙᴜɪʀᴇ (talk/stalk) 19:41, 24 September 2017 (UTC)

Is this necessary?—チーズバーガー • めん Spinning-Burger.gif (talkstalk) 20:35, 24 September 2017 (UTC)
Not in the least. Fuzzy, nobody cares what 4chan says about RW - David Gerard (talk) 09:58, 27 September 2017 (UTC)

A short one[edit]

http://archive.4plebs.org/pol/thread/151811503/rationalwiki Mʀ. Wʜɪsᴋᴇʀs, Esϙᴜɪʀᴇ (talk/stalk) 21:50, 5 December 2017 (UTC)

Containment[edit]

/b/ and /pol/ are great containment for the internet. Without them, all these idiots would explode on the rest of the internet, like how stupid memes dramatically increased on YouTube and Instagram after Vine fell. —вιgℓʝвιgℓ (ᴛᴀʟᴋ/sᴛᴀʟᴋ) 03:05, 2 September 2017 (UTC)

I fail to see how they "contain" but eh. --It's-a me, Lgm sigpic.png LeftyGreenMario! 18:43, 2 September 2017 (UTC)
They're not here, at least. Well, not too many of them... RoninMacbeth (talk) 18:47, 2 September 2017 (UTC)
I don't think they like here because this place has some semblance of intelligence. --It's-a me, Lgm sigpic.png LeftyGreenMario! 21:26, 2 September 2017 (UTC)

A recent development: Chinese involvement?[edit]

I've heard from some people I know on 4chan that the site has recently started blocking certain Chinese phrases like "Tianmnen Square" and automatically bans anyone who tries to post them. At the moment none of them are sure if it's an attempt to make the site more appealing to Chinese advertisers or if something else is going on, but it may be worth a mention depending on how it develops. --Logos (talk) 16:24, 12 December 2018 (UTC)

4Chan Death[edit]

The /b/ board is dead now. compared to early 4chan now it's just Anonymous wannabe, genuine nazis, and people the old guard call new_____. I guess the spotlight hasn't been kind to this site. That authentic hatred and trolling is gone. Tabula Rasa (talk) 07:05, 4 January 2019 (UTC)

And There Was Much Rejoicing. RoninMacbeth (talk) 07:24, 4 January 2019 (UTC)
Indeed, that Obi quote was very fitting. Tabula Rasa (talk) 08:35, 4 January 2019 (UTC)
/pol/ is the main Nazi board and it's busier than ever. Actually it's a free speech board, but wherever you have a board that isn't bought-out and censored by Jewish supremacists and their useful-idiot Bolshevik followers, Nazism will rise to the top. Because Nazism is correct and Nazism is simply a reaction to the evil of Judeo-Bolshevik supremacism. 146.255.14.121 (talk) 09:31, 4 January 2019 (UTC)
This BoN has been banned but his comment will stay to show the great all power stupidity of mankind. Tabula Rasa (talk) 09:45, 4 January 2019 (UTC)

4chan splits to further contain /pol/[edit]

https://www.archived.moe/qa/thread/2421255 In order to appease their Corporate Advertising Overlords, Hiroyuki Nishimura has split the site in two as of late last year: with all of the "SFW" boards being contained in www.4channel.org. To further contain /pol/, they added a racism/political option in the report box.

As a user of the site, the general assumption there is that it's less to do with /pol/ and more to do with trying not to scare away the advertisers that are wary about advertising on a site that's NSFW; in practice, things are more or less exactly the same as they were before but the new report option is much appreciated by the users who would prefer the /pol/ natives stay on their hellhole of a board. --Logos (talk) 05:02, 19 January 2019 (UTC)

4chan was not pro net neutrality.[edit]

4chan was not pro net neutrality, many people of 4chan found suspicious that pro net neutrality posts were made by many of the huge subreddits of reddit and they were not censored by downvote bots and the owners of those subreddits. Thus thinking, if they are allowing this thing to go on, it must be bad.

This is just one of the reasons that made people complain about net neutrality.177.177.211.181 (talk) 20:18, 31 March 2019 (UTC)

Many people? The conspiracy theories of an unhinged, oft mocked anonymous minority from red boards do not reflect the opinions of the rest of the site's users any more than anonymous flat earth champions do this place. If you meant particular blue boards, that's still outlandishly different to how I remember it. In any case, people who want unfiltered, forthright discussion, seldom find themselves yearning for an opportunity to do so under the shadow of a guillotine. Demoncard (talk) 12:37, 26 June 2020 (UTC)

Has J.T. Sexkik's video aged well?[edit]

On May 14th, 2014, J.T. Sexkik uploaded a video on why he left 4chan [[1]]. J.T. recollected on how toxic the 4chan community was at the time (many of these critiques seem to also apply to current year 4chan). Their video also predates was probably a "Why I left x" fad within the past two or three years of youtube or so (but then again, so did PragerU's vid on Greanpeace, along with some viral vids (at least by 2013/2012 standards) by SSundee, ThroughThe Grace, and wgby) Boneless (talk) 16:12, 25 January 2020 (UTC)

Can I give it bronze?[edit]

Can I nominate the article to bronze?--Alola, my name is Delibirda! (talk) 11:28, 1 April 2020 (UTC)

Nominations for bronze have not been necessary in the past; any Sysop can make an article bronze by fiat. Nonetheless, there are some criteria for bronze articles: RationalWiki:Article rating#Bronze-level articles. Bongolian (talk) 18:49, 2 April 2020 (UTC)