Just an idea.

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Just an idea.

Postby ParanoidRadio » Mon Nov 19, 2012 10:14 pm

Given the sensitive nature of the sub-forum "Bad Ideas" perhaps it should only be available to those who have documented a night op first.

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Re: Just an idea.

Postby ParanoidRadio » Mon Nov 19, 2012 10:22 pm

Also, could the profanity filter be changed from:
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[ code]http://***********[/ code]

To:
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http://anonym.to/?http://********


This allows click able links while still hiding referrer information.

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Re: Just an idea.

Postby ParanoidRadio » Mon Nov 19, 2012 10:25 pm

If possible, could this website run as a hidden service on the tor network?
As a TOR user I am logged out of the forum every few pages and it becomes very annoying.

Also, it would protect users who use TOR from subpoenas (should you ever get any.).

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Re: Just an idea.

Postby ParanoidRadio » Mon Nov 19, 2012 10:30 pm

A light colored style would be nice too.

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Re: Just an idea.

Postby Secant » Tue Nov 20, 2012 4:15 am

Your point about BI makes sense, but it's difficult to keep track of who has posted an op and who hasn't - none of the mods/admins have enough time have enough free time to watch every post. Anyway, &TOTSE had an "open" BI, forum, and we try to follow the Temple's lead where possible.

You don't need to use code tags for URLs - the forum has a mod installed which automatically converts clickable links to anonym.to. For example, if you click this link:

http://www.google.com

it will redirect you to http://anonym.to/?http://www.google.com even though it doesn't look like it in the post text.

I'm not really familiar with TOR - I know approximately how it works, but not enough to set up a TOR-based website. We experimented with running a "freesite" on Freenet, but that protocol didn't prove to be popular enough to be practical.

Can't promise anything in terms of a light theme. A site redesign is coming, though, maybe you'll find it nicer to use.

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Re: Just an idea.

Postby Xanatos » Tue Nov 20, 2012 8:57 am

I like the dark theme, makes it easier on the eyes when browsing in the dark. Also helps preserve nightvision when one is about to head out on an op.
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Re: Just an idea.

Postby NML » Sun Nov 25, 2012 11:20 am

Paranoid Radio must not have spent a lot of time online from 1990-2000. This IS the color of the internet.


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