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Since there seems to have been an influx of newcomers lately, and their actions and behaviour has started to grate on the regular visitors of this site, once again Anon has risen in /blue/.

So, in order to help inform the newcomers of present and future, this thread will be a place for general board etiquette and other miscellaneous information to help the population as a whole. I apologize if there's any seemingly 'important' information I leave out at first, since I'm typing this off the top of my head.

Important Information

1) Emoticons are discouraged. Be they :(, or >.>, or ^_^, or even the dreaded xD, they are not required, and you will only be scorned and mocked for using them. You are able to post without them (I should hope), so if you absolutely must convey your emotional state, do so with words.

2) This is an imageboard for voting on, discussing and chatting about Touhou and Touhou fanfiction. *Actions* are not required, and are looked down upon. The only implied actions occurring in imageboard posts should be limited solely to story narrative and other creative writing ventures. Like emoticons, you will be mocked.

3) Posts made in the story boards, and in story threads, should try to stay on topic. Discussion related to events of the story are fine, and chatter about various other facets of related material to the story is acceptable as per author's judgment. Prolonged shitstorms over things not related to the story at all are naturally not acceptable, and will result in post deletions at best, and temp bans at worst. No one wants to see posts between two or more anons bitching at each other over nothing.

3a) Sometimes, arguments over various actions within the story context can spark up due to conflicts in personal interests and how votes made to cater to a particular taste might oppose others. While they can be unavoidable, it's preferred to keep them at a minimum. Everyone has their own tastes, and surely they can clash at times when opposing groups have two differing views on what should happen, and these prolonged arguments can derail threads, and even cause the writers to lo
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Ever had a great idea for a story that you weren't going to use yourself? In this thread you can share it with the world and see if anyone else thinks it's interesting. They can then write it or, at the very least, see if there's any interest for the concept/particular execution. In short, this exchange can help inspire others as well help see if there's demand for any particular kind of story.
See >>10975 and >>11677 for previous ideas that were shared.
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>> No. 15203
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So the latest WaHH reveals that Aunn was originally just a statue and manifested as a youkai literally during the Four Seasons Incident.

Slice of life story about Aunn's first days as the Hakurei Shrine's new guardian when?

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The contest will run from November 1st at 00:01 to December 1st at 00:01. There will also be no extensions, so don't try.

The rules for participation are simple: Link to your story here, and link back to this thread from your story. I will admit that linking to it in your story is more to spread the word, but still. There is no restriction on names, as that would exempt pre-existing stories. I felt that this encourages more to write, as forced anonymity would effectively force one to interrupt their usual writing, defeating my entire hope for this contest.

It's that time again, folks! Now, I'm sure a couple of you have no idea what the subject of the contest is, but it's fairly simple: you write, and you write a lot. You write until you can't write anymore, and then you keep writing at that pace every day for a month. This month is the National Novel Writing Month, where you typically attempt to write a novel from scratch within a month's time.

The difficulty of translating the celebration to the site is why I decided to do this in a very particular way, as stated above.

Platinum: The story is freshly made, and 50k words or more by the end of the month; the standard combination.

Gold: The story is either 30 updates long or 30k words total.

Silver: The story is either 20 updates long or 20k words total.

Bronze: The story is either 10 updates long or 10k words total.
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>implying you didn’t plan for this
Sneaky cunt.
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First: >>/th/198137
Last: >>/th/198237

1 401
2 456 (While normally I'd consider 2 and 2+1 as a single, I felt that they are big enough to be lenient.
2+1 490 (Almost 1k words combined after all! Not a bad size!)
3 282
4 577
6 741
22 950 (Nice and beefy!)

Final count: 7 updates and 3,897 words!
Verdict: While double fabric, I felt that it was not for lack of effort. You did well, and it shows! I know that it can suck when life decides to be a bit of a bitch at the worst time, so don't let the material of your category fool you; to me, you're as much a winner as any of us. Better luck next time, and don't let it discourage you! You've got some interesting ideas going for you, even if just from what little I've seen while skimming now and then.
>> No. 15282
Anyone I've missed save the thick spider?


Next, you.

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13959 No. 13959 hide watch expand quickreply
As some of you might have noticed, the site has a new front page and the default style has been changed from photon to chernobyl on boards. This is to make the site more accessible to newcomers but you'll be able to change the style to something else, as always, from the drop down menu at the top of every page.

There's a few changes that I plan on making to the site, including adding better support for small screens such as those on tablets and phones. The front page already scales nicely but rehauling the dusty old board code is an undertaking that will probably take me a while. I'm prioritizing something else at the moment, which I think everyone will be happy about. Nothing as visually dramatic, before you complain, and I promise it'll be good.

I plan on tweaking the front page some more in the coming days, fixing a few spacing issues and padding. But if there's anything else that you want to suggest that needs improvement or tweaking, I guess this is the thread for you. I'll promise to listen and tell you why or why not I can or cannot do something.

I'm also using the trip I use for writing as opposed to the admin identity because honestly it's less of a hassle not having to log in every time to post.
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>> No. 15279
Issue 1: For a couple weeks now the Watched Threads window hasn't been able to be changed in size or repositioned on seemingly any board but /i/. And, after changing in on /i/, switching boards leads to it going the the right as much as you made it wider. When I try to reposition it, it instead highlights it. When I try to expand it, it there are no expansion double-sided arrows at the edges.

Issue 2: For I think the same time, clicking M3 to scroll fast leads to the site going blank until I scroll again at a slower speed.

This isn't a mobile issue, and I'm using Chrome on Windows 7 if that helps.
>> No. 15280
1) I think I may have a rough idea why that isn't working. Sadly, not a quick fix. I'll put it on my to-do list but don't expect it anytime soon since I'll likely be touching other related bits of code at the same time. There's underlying code that needs to be rewritten that affects more than just WT functionality.

2) Can't reproduce this. Latest Chrome? Does it also happen if you drag the scrollbar up and down quickly? I'd appreciate it if someone else on w7 could confirm as I'm not running it.
>> No. 15281

Dragging scroll bar doesn't do it from the few tests I just did. Just M3 dragging, and only when it's done as fast as possible, it seems. As for version, it's not telling me I have any updates to install at the moment, so I think that means most recent.

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With all the very established threads and authors here on THP, sometimes it's hard for new blood to get their foot in the door. There's a lot of different boards, too, and it's easy for new stories to go unnoticed because of their location.

That said, this here is the thread for newbies to tell everyone about their story and why it's the best story ever and you should go read it!
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>> No. 13851

Elementals? Since when do they get a spotlight? Well as it so happens this MC is an Elementalist. Witness the experiences of an Elementalist try and not only control her powers, but watch others unravel her dark past. Other characters include the four elemental spirits of Aringoth accompanying MC and how and why they joined her in the first place.
>> No. 15124
Looks like people forgot this was a thing. And no porn, too. Might as well pop this cherry, then.


You (yes, YOU) are a red(?)-blooded man of some description. You could be human, or maybe you're youkai. You might be a newbie, or you might be a pro. Either way, you're out for a bit of fun. The pull of the bright lights of the tengu soap street is too much to resist. A quick chat with the doorman at the Kiwi-no-Machiawasebasho is enough to get you past the entryway. Little do you know that that there's a surprise waiting for you. What will it take for you to enjoy yourself to the fullest? It's up to you to decide!
>> No. 15243
Been a while since I was last here.


After today, China Grove will never be the same...

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15235 No. 15235 hide watch quickreply

I was scrolling around in the wiki, when I came across the archive of those threads from pooshlmer


One file was missing from there

Touhou Love Stories: Yuuka Good(?) End (zipped thread) (2011-03-26)

Would anyone happen to have it?

I was redirected here from /th/. I'm kinda new here, so if this breaches the rules somehow, please let me know..
>> No. 15271

Says it was taken down for a ToS violation. I'd hazard a guess that it was the content? I personally don't, having entered the THP board system earlier this June. Perhaps you could get in touch with the author, if they are still contactable.

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Deadline for entries: September 16th at 00:01

Deadline for votes: October 1st, also at 00:01

If you need more time, request it in advance by at least an hour. Unless you get the entry in before I list the entries, it won't count.

Categories: SFW, NSFW and Newbie. However, be warned: if Newbie gets only one or two entries, it's getting lumped in with SFW for the sake of actually having something to compete against.

Now, I know I said I wasn't gonna start it, but that was out of respect for the contest itself. However, as nobody else is doing it, I suppose I have to. Sad, I know.

This contest is special, so I will not be dumping any of my glitter on it. There will be no theme, and there will be no special categories. Write what you want, but follow the rules from last year's contest on those I don't cover.

The only real deviation from the norm is that I intend to still give out prizes of free crappy art. Crapmissions, if you will. They will be bad, but I will put in more effort than you are likely to ask for. As such, please keep your requests reasonable, though if you really want something, don't be shy. I will try.
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>> No. 15187

Woot! I'm glad!!
>> No. 15188
I am the recipient of that specific purpose and all I will say is Summerfield willl be tormenting me over the next year with this.
So yeah, you pulled it off perfectly, go fuck yourself, etc.
>> No. 15190

I have stood sharp, silent vigil over that specific purpose for countless millennia, and all I will say is that your actions have doomed us all, mortal. To think, all the careful machinations of your planet's would-be savior undone by a single picture.

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In the interests of keeping the recs thread clean and limited to recommendations, let's bring all other discussion of stories here. Want to have a protracted argument about why writer x is a faget who should die in a freak kitchen accident? Fire your shots here. Want to complain about story y not having enough (or too much, if you're a sissy) grimdark tentacle death blood rape? By all means, make your voice heard here. Just keep it germane to THP stories and we're all good.
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>> No. 15163
I just read Flight of a lost soul and loved it (until the Snowball Arc) and I was wondering where the rest of the story is, or is it dead?
>> No. 15164

You may want to sit down; I've got some bad news for you.

Look at the date.
>> No. 15167
God damn it, now I want cry myself to sleep

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Yes, I know what you must be thinking, "Sona, why is the contest starting when the previous one only just started the voting phase?" Well, stop talking to yourself and listen up!

This isn't gonna be your typical contest! It'll be running year-long, and shall have no losers! While the general idea is New Year's resolutions, one can enter at any time. There are no rules, save that this one could technically be considered a writing contest. CYOAs, normal stories, you name it.

Basically, declare your resolutions here and try to keep them. I don't expect year-long participation, but so long as you never truly give up, no matter how you falter, you're the true winner!
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>> No. 15157
Yeah, I don't think it's gonna happen. Oops.
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Chin up lads. My resolution was to accomplish all your resolutions, except much better. Take solace in the fact that you're a valuable part of the losers/winners dynamic.
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15094 No. 15094 hide watch expand quickreply

Hey y'all, Moral here with yet another waste of time thread in /gensokyo/. I've been working on a (rather hastily done) script to add a couple basic features to THP. Right now, it's only a proof of concept and I will not be releasing it at this time because... frankly, it's embarrassing to release such a piece of shit. However, I do plan on working on it at my own leisure, and it will be completed before I die of old age. I promise.

Some features already implemented:
1) Cute waifu watching you read your shitty fanfics.
2) (Poorly designed) Navigation bar that follows you around like a stalker. Can be minimized.
3) Quick reply box (currently unable to drag and move)
4) Reply boxes are all the same width so it looks more uniform. Also stops your fat waifu from blocking text.

Features to be added:
1) Real menus that can change waifus and their transparency instead of junk
2) Adding in a quick reply link to every post (might take some time to figure this out in the future)
3) Customize your CSS only using this script.
3a) UI to facilitate CSS customization

Current known bugs:
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>> No. 15097
Can we get a notification when Awoo gets an update?
>> No. 15098
An Excuse for A-Un where
>> No. 15120
Put it up on a Github repo so we can test and contribute ha ha disregard that I suck cocks Molar

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