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No. 1 [Reply]

This is a board for the vidya, toys, games, food, and memories that keep us young at heart (and mind)

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No. 378 [Reply]

What are some VHS tapes that you remember watching when you were younger. Could be home videos, movies, tv shows, cartoons, anime, shit you found in a dumpster, etc.

Share some /nos/talgic VHS memories!
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used to watch this everyday. found it on YouTube recently. it still has such a weird vibe.


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I just remembered watching this… Mighty mouse on the VHS


We had Rubbadubbers on VHS. My mother had one of those cars with VHS players, and that's one of the things we watched.
That's about all I remember.


My mom used to sit for ages watching MTV and recording music videos on VHS tapes if I had a birthday party coming up. I guess the benefit was there were no ads/bumpers and you could cut out the songs you don't enjoy. Plus music videos are a lot more fun than a CD. I bet there are still some tapes in the attic full of 90s MTV nostalgia.

It was also a big deal in my country to have your photo shown on this national children's television show. Every morning they'd show the photos of a select few kids and two puppets would wish them a happy birthday. I remember my mom sent my photo in every year and finally (I think I was around 9 or 10) they used my photo. I had such a great morning asking all my friends before class if they saw me on tv lol.


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I remember watching Tabaluga when I was a child.

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No. 476 [Reply]

The nostalgia for the 00's right after the next corner, lets talk about it.
I just saw Harry Potter while channel surfing, I know that HP and the whole fantasy wave will be a massive nostalgia blast in a couple of years.

I don't miss much of the culture and stuff but my 90's memories are a void and many important events for my life happen in the 00's
On a personal level I been missing the 00's because I miss teen me, the lifestyle I had back then and the friends I had.
Me and my friends were kind of hipster-nerds, we talked about weird movies, obscure music, strange comics and still keeping an intellectual air to it and there were many persons like that who fed that feeling/aesthetic.
I'm sad that a lost all of that and I became a run of the mill nerd, all other people like that peobably moved on and have jobs and families now.

Lets talk about what we were doing not so long ago.
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They really had a good way of painting that lonely feel, something about the way they were made always gave me that vibe. There still is the amateur side of things around today, RPGmaker, fangames, rom hacks, and the occasional indie game. But they lack the variety they used to have. Sure they were amateur but the amateur stuff now is all developed from Tumblr or charges you for something that someone made as a labor of love years ago for free.
Its something you miss really, and you can tell when you look at something whether or not someone put some effort in it. Even the copy paste kit RPG Maker is, people put effort in with. Or at least have fun. Now everything is on youtube or done in app stores.


My /f/rinds, 4chan's /f/ is still going strong.
Pay us a visit, will you? If you ever see this, that is.


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I did anon, thank you very much for posting this. I did not get into imageboards until a few years ago, I hung around on the knockoff sites and Newgrounds but not 4chan. It moves pretty fast for what should be something dying I was amazed to see that in two days the whole front of it changed.


mokou's theme is one of my personal favorites


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00's were like the 90's with a nice tech update (and the tech would be still enough and usefull today) but without the flaws of reality dominating social media (Hashtags and virtual identity) and smartphone-optimized normienet. Sure I'm biased, I'm born in the late 80's and my youth was basically the 00's, webm related. I cultivated "my" 00's lifestyle till it became an obsession. I live in the past, with all the good stuff, avoiding the bad stuff.

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No. 299 [Reply]

I start:

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One of my great regrets in life is never having played any LOZ games :/


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Really? Not him, but I really find strange when people says they have never played a Zelda game, I used to play a bunch of Zelda games when I was a kid.

You still can play and enjoy them, I recommend you starting with 'A Link to the Past', pretty comfy and fun game, I think it was my first one.



Lol I played a little bit of the adobe flash port of the first game on Kongregate and was like, "this sux XDDDD"

Also Digimon >>>>>> Dragon Warrior >>>>>> Pokémon


Pokemon Yellow, Pokemon Crystal, Kirby, Nightmare in Dreamland, Halo Combat Evolved, Halo Custom Edition, Halo 2, Age of Empires 2.


And Legend of Zelda Oracle of Seasons, and Turok 2.

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No. 447 [Reply]

So recenty I been having a blast for what was like to surf the internet 10 years ago when things were not so centralized.
There was always something new and different right after the next corner and every new place had new people.
I haven't felt that feeling of novelty when you stumbled upon a new resource, flash game, webcomic and so on in a long time, it was always different.

The internet is no longer the wild frontier it used to be and all the pioneers have disappeared.

Years ago common forums were very active and lots of people had personal pages
Today not even google can take you somewhere new.
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>lrn2 linux The Linux Command Line is a pretty good book for this, but nothing beats experience
>buy an orangepi or some other cheap SBC
>install armbian or some other linux distro for your sbc
>$ sudo apt-get install nginx
>$ man nginx
And there you go,


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this is my website

it has a section of random website and blogs i
find across the internet if anyone is interested


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I came, I saw, I garfunkeled.


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I used to post on a forum dedicated to Boxxy, as well as a Youtube gamer's metal music forum. This was easily 10 years ago, the metal forum was probably even longer. There was a forum for everything and people really posted on them regularly. People got to know each other. That's what I miss most. I hate discord.


>a philosophy forum
Can you give me a URL, I want to look it up on the Wayback machine.

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No. 510 [Reply]

Did any of you browse 4chan when you were younger? Like, before 2007, when it was fun and civil, not the twisted abomination it is now.
Those were the good days. We were all alike, because even if you were a fat neckbeard weeaboo, everyone else was a also a fat neckbeard weeaboo, in their hearts. This picture sums it up nicely.
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I recently came across an updated version of OP's image that reflects the latest developments.


I think i started lurking around 2005-2006. Everyone seemed obsessed with making vectors of characters from azumanga daioh and other anime. I don't totally remember much about those days since I mostly lurked for the pictures. I get the feeling people forgot that it is an imageboard. These days I see people actually get mad at others in generals for making posts with pictures, since the bump limit for pictures is a lot lower than the bump limit for text only posts.


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Hell yeah. Top image is accurate. 4chan and Youtube had just been created and everything was new and exciting. Most 4channers including myself were high-school kids back then. Even something like "lol" was not a part of culture outside of the internet. And feminists were just a passing curiosity, SJW wasn't a thing. Things were pretty chill till around 2008, that's when internet culture started to seep into the real world. Project Chanology was kind of a defining moment for that.

Things were still decent up until around 2012. And IMO the whole GamerGate thing, whether you care about it or not, marked the downfall of 4chan. I mean 4chan still exists and is not going to go down or anything, but every time I go there it's the same 10 generic topics. But that's just how it be. The craziest thing was how the whole niggers and Jews thing went from being a joke to the shitshow we have now.

Yeah, Yotsuba, Azumanga and Ichigo Mashimaro were the big thing back in 05-06, then Haruhi was pretty big, then Lucky Star, then Squid Girl, then Watamote… Probably missed a bunch. Time just keeps going. Oh well, there's always some new shit going on in the world.


My heaven will be browsing /b/ '07-'12 if anyone knows a good archive I'll appreciate it dearly


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>Then Lucky Star
No, it was Lucky Star/Gurren Lagann.

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No. 681 [Reply]

Does anyone get really nostalgic over certain smells? There's plenty of various smells that do this to me. But first I'll mention freshly opened packs of Pokemon, Digimon, and Yugioh cards.
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Opening up one of these babies. Each time is as amazing as the first. Sucks that they switched to making generic-looking boxes though.

Also what >>682 said.


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I was reminded of a childhood smell today. I'm not sure what caused it in my environment, but it was probably some combination of the aromas of other people. In any case, it instantly sent me back to the music room in my school where I had percussion lessons. There was such a distinctive scent in that place - a small building containing one carpeted room full of various instruments. A piano, timpani, xylophone, marimba, vibraphone, snare drums, tubular bells, probably more. I don't know exactly what the smell was; all I can say is that it was pleasant, not too strong but very different from the smells of other rooms. Likely a combination of the instruments, the stuff they cleaned the carpets with and the music teacher's perfume. Ah, it took me back.


Completely! Fresh Yu-Gi-Oh cards smell good too.

Some candles reminds me of certain times in my life, while dryer lint can remind me of one girl's house from being on her patio. Foods, dog fur, etc.


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>going to the gameshop after school
>cracking open packs of mirrodin with the boys
I still have my foil darksteel forge and reactor around here somewhere..


I stumbled across a big atlas that my grandma used to have the other day. I couldn't really remember how it looked, but the smell…fuck me, it must've been the mustiest book in the world. took me right back it did

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No. 241 [Reply]

What websites did you visit a lot when you were young?

>pic related (basically a site full of kids' games, went there all the time when I was like 8)

>Disaster Labs (group of people who made games, flash movies, webcomics, and other stuff; they disbanded in the late 00s and I still don't know where everyone went)
>Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon, etc.
>every cheat code and FAQ site under the sun
>Newgrounds, Albinoblacksheep, and all the flash game sites that grabbed games from them
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>It's not one bit surprising how fucked up some of us anons are.
Being on chans for so long has really desensitized me and made me stoic as fuck. Maybe not so much desensitized as it is just disassociation. General disdain for normalfags (which is probably 99.9% of the population)


when i was little, before youtube was a thing, i used to go to a site called stupidvideos to watch goofy and random video clips.

that site is where i watched this old gem for the first time.
and also another video that brings nostalgia


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>tfw years of browsing le chans since a young ages has left you irreparably damaged


I still log in occasionally, pretty bummed out that they're abandoning their flash projects in favour of unity, it wouldn't have been upset if it was literally anything else.


Yeah, I can tell.

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No. 33 [Reply]

hispa refugees general

>hispa nostalgia thread

mod please dont delete the thread, dont be a dick
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>t. Zeta



Dejen de hacer spam maricones. El refugio es el lugar donde estaremos hasta nueva indicación.


¿Y quién dice que hispachan no va a volver?
¿Y quién dice que si hacen otro chan este no quede lolmuerto por que a nadie se le da la gana de postear ahí?
¿Quién dice que si hacen otro chan y este triunfa no se va llenar otra vez de funtards y grasosos?
Por ahora estamos reunidos en >>/refugio/, si les parece que 8ch es demasiado complicado deberían replantear si de verdad les interesa los chanes o sólo están aquí por moda.


Esto es del 2015 sabes

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No. 611 [Reply]

Let's talk about mothers. I don't have a good relationship with mine. Here's a joke, in comic form, that my mother has told me she tells to other people, when talking about me. I am Son B.
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have you never had a good relationship or did something go sour?

i'm sorry to hear this, one of the few good things in my life is the relationship i have with my mom. not in a "momma's boy" way I don't think, but almost like a friendship


We've never had a good relationship. We are just very different people. And I'm just not the sort of person who has good relationships. For example, I never used to tell he stuff like "I love you," or hug, or anything else, because I'm just the sort of person who doesn't like doing that sort of thing, and never have been, ever since I was 5-ish. I am also very stubborn, and have very different views from my mother. I had a very bad temper, growing up, which would get me in trouble in school and at home.
Overall, it's just a recipe for a bad son.


She was the parent that stuck around. She's a disgusting joke of a human being but she was there, and it really makes me sick that such is enough to make her a thousand times the parent that my "father" was.

My mother loves me, but she's sick in the head and she's done some monstrous things to me, and to my brother.


the top part is actually pretty funny on it's own, but with the bottom part added it's just sad.


maybe a bad recipe for a son, but a good recipe for a strong man

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