#0 Name: Anonymous
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#3812 Name: Anonymous  45min
>>3809
What do you mean, not a part of the chanosphere? Surely almost all posters here come from there and that is how they found it.
#3813 Name: Anonymous  8h
>>3812
Much to its detriment, I might add.
#3814 Name: Anonymous  10h
>>3813
Where would you rather have the posters come from? What posting culture would you rather they belonged to?
#3815 Name: Anonymous  17h

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Got a bug spray for this summer.
I already had a chance to try it and it's super effective.
#3816 Name: Anonymous  20h
>>3814
I'd prefer that adults from "outdated" formats come here: BBS, Gopher, forums, e-mailing lists, and such.
#3817 Name: Anonymous  20h
>>3812
It ended up this way, it wasn't supposed to share some sort of a culture or posting norms with other imageboards, but in the end I think that majority of posters just see any small board as a 4chan's little brother and I agree with >>3813

>>3814
In my mind Bus Stop is a place to have small talk with strangers that could happen in real life so I honestly would prefer to have a lot of regular social media using people around rather than unique netizens talking about masturbation, internet and customizing GNU/Linux desktop with Serial Experiments Lain wallpaper.
Of course it's probably just the price of anonymous posting.
#3818 Name: Anonymous  20h
>>3815
What bugs have been bothering you?
#3819 Name: Anonymous  23h
>>3818
Some type of centipede/scolopendra.
They're brown, not very fast and very, very stupid (and I'm glad for that).
#3820 Name: Anonymous  1d
>>3817
Why dont you like those topics? I'm just interested, I would think someone who runs a site like this would enjoy those things. Also, if you really want it to be that way I'd be willing to change what I talk about around here.
#3821 Name: Anonymous  1d
>>3820
Note: I'm assuming the person I quoted was the admin. Really hoping it was lol.