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Analysis of leftypol twitter performance Comrade Board volunteer 10/25/2020 (Sun) 16:34:55 No. 7976 [Reply]
It might be interesting for you guys. Things i will analyze differently next time: >make an analysis based on which weekday it was >normalize numbers based on follower count >post content on different times throughout the night as well to collect data on their performance Enjoy Note on methodology: Tweets that served as promotion for others have no been included in the top/bottom 10/9 of tweets because of their lack of appeal. We are optimising for a combination of retweets, likes (which serve as pseudo-retweets) and profile clickthrough rates. Profile clickthrough rates are for now the best metric twitter provides that is close to subscriber gains. We optimise the twitter to try and reach as broad a following base as possible.
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Who gives a shit about twitter? The revolution will not be tweeted.
>>7976 Postulation: Tweets with simple clean colour schemes do better on average than tweets with more dark, muddled colour schemes

/leftylgbt/? 10/16/2020 (Fri) 02:21:51 No. 7707 [Reply]
we should have a /leftylgbt/ as a board. because pic related is the alternative
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>>7789 Based Lesbian
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>>7711 >>7712 See pic related and the Esoteric Nazi thread.
>>7707 your Pic related only proves Gorky was correct again
Just make a lefty thread at half chan /lgbt/ or /hm/>>7707 >>7707
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>>7817 stop samefagging faggot

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Comrade 09/08/2020 (Tue) 19:59:07 No. 6967 [Reply]
PRIORITY 1 We need a more distinct style of css. I've seen people on twitter and elsewhere sharing screenshots of posts from /leftypol/ and because its yotsuba everyone assumes it comes from /pol/ or 4chan in general. We need a unique css that is not only readable but aesthetically distinct and LITERALLY remarkable. People have to remark on it and be told its /leftypol/ We're leaving notoriety aka free advertising on the table. Example included.
>>6967 colgate should be the default theme
>>6967 People can post their custom CSS here for /leftypol/ and we could add it if it's received well enough.
>>6967 Try this script maybe. It might not work on this chan though https://pastebin.com/R5G1JvFy
Why not a literal grey and black theme that looks like a newspaper? That way we can say we're THE MORNING LEADER, and our opponents are all THE YELLOW PRESS

Lazy loading images Comrade 10/20/2020 (Tue) 17:28:04 No. 7908 [Reply]
Mods/Site admins, Please enable lazy loading of images. It will save a lot of bandwidth for you and me.
whats that
>>7914 (me) Chrome on android will automatically do it automatically with a setting https://blog.chromium.org/2019/04/data-saver-is-now-lite-mode.html Practical example https://mathiasbynens.be/demo/img-loading-lazy Works also with latest desktop firefox
>>7915 You can also force it on in Chrome via chrome://flags/#enable-lazy-image-loading

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Dear Mods - The entire chan is screwed Comrade 10/17/2020 (Sat) 21:42:41 No. 7836 [Reply]
1) Hobby gets less than 1% the traffic that /leftypol/ does 2) The /IG/ thread ALONE has almost 5 times more activety as ALL OF the /hobby/ board. 3) This is not indicative of a lack of interest. A /games/ thread on /leftypol/ gets about 840 times the posts per hour that the most popular thread on /games/ does. It gets more than 10 times the PPH of the activity of all of /games/ over all of time.
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>>7859 >If you cannot go back to threads you have already discussed this in, I'm not spoonfeeding you I am not trying to pester you here, I am legitimately in doubt as tho what specific threads you are refering points to. If you could briefly refresh my memory, then I'd be happy to concede this point, but until then, I still believe that /IG/ is a legitimate sample for analysis. >based on a faulty calc >OK LOL Can you demonstrate the error in calculation? I am legitimately interesting in what would have to be changed in order to get a more legitimate result. >yet you ignore that /hobby/ has lost threads to /anime/, /tech/, /edu/ and /games/ I don't think I was aware. Can you tell me how many threads we're talking about here? Then we can adjust the calculations accordingly and get more accurate results. That's in my interest as well, you know. Also, would you be more willing to results that treat treats all smaller boards as just one board? That's about as much in your favour as I could think such calcs could be. >and threads get deleted or posts removed. As far as I can tell this doesn't lower the tally of total posts. A deleted post still counts towards this. Even if this was true, even more stuff is removed from leftypol which has a steady stream of /pol/-raiders. >given that people still have various hobby, games and anime threads in leftypol with posts that include those who refuse to use anime and hobby because it's allowed on leftypol, meaning that because moderation is unenforced, people refuse to use basic rules.

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>>7859 Now, don't forget to hand me the data-sets you consider fair-game, because I really genuinely wanna look at that.
No. General threads are fucking cancer and always degenerate into cuckchan-style chatrooms where posts can get deleted within an hour because the thread cycles so fast.
>>7875 And what's bad about that? You can always just go to the slower boards for threads that cycle less fast.
>>7863 I'm too tired to address most of this but >Can you tell me how many threads we're talking about here? Then we can adjust the calculations accordingly and get more accurate results /games/ and /anime/ were created roughly 4 months after /hobby/. All games and anime threads were moved there, and all /tech/ content went back to /tech/ which was revived. This is easily 1/4 of all posts on /hobby/ at the time. Threads like Dragon Ball Z and Naruto h8 thread, the Berserk thread and Jojo's Bizarre adventure as well as Communist Anime Thread were some that I remember being moved to /anime/. /games/ got the 'old vidya' thread, the 'last of us 2' thread the Persona 5 thread, the Freespace thread, the Outer Worlds thread the Disco Elysium thread, the 'leftypol gaming' and 'deus ex' among others. While some of these have shown activity since then. the leftypol gaming thread has remained fairly stagnant with 374 posts from /hobby/. /tech/ recieved the fewest number of posts, mostly made up of dozens of of small threads, rather than a dozen or so medium-sized threads in /anime/ or /games/. I can't tell you the exact numbers because I'm not a mod. >as one board Sure. People who use /hobby/ also tend to use /anime/ and /games/ so go ahead. >lower the tally of total posts But it does lower PPH, unique IPs and the posts in X and Y thread. For example, when some threads were moved to /hobby/ a lot of them had the 'request to move to hobby' posts removed pre-emptively, the same applying to threads moved from /hobby/ to /anime/ or /games/ >>7864 I would, but I'm not a mod, and don't have access to anything outside of some of the public logs, which you can view as well.

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Blocking Chinese IPs is one of the first things you learn in website adminstration 101 Anonymous 10/19/2020 (Mon) 20:55:19 No. 7884 [Reply]
How politically correct and/or incompetent do you have to be to not block all Chinese IPs which you've admitted are the main botnets in the DDoS attack? Literally nobody from China posts here other than proxies and VPNs located in China. 4chan and 2chan blocked all Chinese IPs (except Hong Kong) many years ago for DDoS reasons too. https://mattwilcox.net/web-development/unexpected-ddos-blocking-china-with-ipset-and-iptables >My logs showed requests for services and URLs that had nothing to do with my server, including an awful lot of BitTorrent URLs. Checking the geolocation of the requesting IPs showed they were all inside China. As Craig's post covered – it looks a lot like there's a mis-configuration with China's state controlled firewall, and people's normal traffic is sometimes being sent to entirely the wrong servers. Almost 27Mb/s out is roughly 95 times greater than normal for that server – close to two orders of magnitude increase, and I didn't like that – I could imagine this getting worse rapidly. >As Craig discusses, there's really no option but to block everyone from China. Unfortunately for me, I wasn't using ipfw as a firewall so I couldn't follow his advice. Having finally figured out how to do this I thought I'd write a step-by-step guide assuming you've not got a firewall already set up. https://www.sitepoint.com/how-to-block-entire-countries-from-accessing-website/ >Here is a screenshot of Awstats telling me that China is responsible for the second-largest volume of traffic to a certain web forum I manage. This is just for January 2015. >I also happen to know that 99% of all brute force user password hack attempts are from Chinese IP addresses. Approximately 50 to 100 brute force attempts at ‘guessing’ the passwords to legitimate user names comes from Chinese IP addresses every day on this site. >The difference between 1.9 million pages and 134,000 pages is pretty large, and 1.86GB of bandwidth is not the end of the world. But when I know that 99% of it is bogus, bots, brute force hacks, vulnerability scanners, and web crawlers, then why wouldn’t I just block China from accessing my site? https://www.reddit.com/r/sysadmin/comments/6ldngf/do_you_block_all_chinese_ip_addresses/ >We block China, Russia and Ukraine from our main websites. The majority of attempted attacks were identified as coming from those countries. Also crawlers from those countries like Yandex and Sogu were hitting us hundreds of thousands of times per day or more - not obeying robots.txt most of the time and just costing us a bunch of money for nearly zero return traffic. It was an easy decision to make. >It's a low effort, ham-fisted way of mitigating security threats. It's not very effective, but it does cut down on log spam. >By blocking Russia and China we eliminated over 99% of our failed authentication attempts. That seems effective to me. >I gotta say, the majority of hack attempt on our WHM server are from China still >Eh, of the top 10 IPs attempting brute force SSH in my logs currently, China is two and Russia is one of them. I feel like it does remove some of the spam, but not nearly as much as you'd think anymore.

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>>7888 Burgers are at least a plurality here and most (I expect) aren't like that. It would be funny for mods to ban all burger IPs for a day though.
>>7890 Uphold and defend Marxism-Leninism-Pompeoism against the traitorous CCP!
>>7884 Lmao one of the first things we did. No backseat driving.
>>7892 He lives!

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Can we talk about how counter-intuitive the set-up of bunkerchan is? Anonymous 10/16/2020 (Fri) 20:15:54 No. 7719 [Reply] [Last]
Guys, something needs to change. After /trash/ was yeeted from the board for arbitrary and unwise reasons, /IG/ basically turned into /trash/ because all other boards are dead and noone want's to post there. Hell /IG/ turned into /mu/ for a little while because /hobby/ is fucking dead and noone wants to post there. Don't believe me? Look at the fucking thread. This board needs generals where people can actually except to get some responses and feedback on the stuff they do. >People can just go to other boards Yeah but they don't, cuz they're dead. Look at how /IG/ turned into /mu/, that's how much of a hassle it is to post on other boards, let alone dead boards. >Those generals would take up space What, valuable space taken up by threads such as: CORN MAN BAD-thread, which rightly would belong on /GET/ or whereever trash went? >>1003375 Why explore space-thread, which one easily could argue belongs on /edu/

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>>7837 Dude, I have literally done a thing where I stayed on bunkerchan until 4 in the morning and the posts were low AF at night all Summer. The majority of users are not Eastern Eurasians.
>>7839 >they wanna talk about games in a thread that gets responses Or you just use your brain and agree to follow the rules and POST in the appropriate board? Eh?
>>7853 Okay so it's >It's only slow at night so it's not a problem <well I'm not american so I'm affected by the adversly >fuck you then, we made the rules for the community to serve, not for the rules to serve the community
>>7857 1) There is more than 1 poster 2) >only slow at night so it's not a problem That wasn't the fucking point. The point is that activity and PPH is inaccurate and depends on time and subject (and numerous other details) >we made the rules for the community to serve Actually we made rules that were agreed upon by the community, and the community should stick to them. Moreover that is an utter fallacy, because the point is that activity is low at night., this has nothing to do with "muh thread getting responses" since your argument was disregarding time utterly. Nobody is going to be responding either way, so the point is nil.
>>7858 >Moreover that is an utter fallacy, because the point is that activity is low at night., this has nothing to do with "muh thread getting responses" since your argument was disregarding time utterly. Okay, the reason I am disregarding the time of day reletive to the US is that' if you don't you are doing to get results that are american-centric and only takes American needs and voices into account. This is the reason I have calculated average PPH, because internationalist perspectives and inclusiveness matters on social platforms and ought matter even more so on leftist ones. >That wasn't the fucking point. The point is that activity and PPH is inaccurate and depends on time and subject (and numerous other details) Okay, then tell me a way in which we may measure the kind of activity that goes on at the smaller boards and I'll happily try to measure that for you. Would you be more happy with an experiment where only certain hours of the day are considered, and not just for single threads, but for the entire board. Would that produce a result that in your mind would be more reliable to you? If not, then what would? Unless you're saying that comparative statistical analysis is completely invalid and you don't care about it, because then your beliefs as to how the chan is supposed to function is not based on anything I can prove or disprove. >Actually we made rules that were agreed upon by the community, and the community should stick to them.

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Comrade 10/15/2020 (Thu) 02:59:35 No. 7700 [Reply]
How do I watch threads How do I use flairs Pic unrelated
>>7700 cool pic :D

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Important question about Marxist Theory and Moderation on Bunkerchan Anonymous 10/16/2020 (Fri) 23:02:12 No. 7780 [Reply]
Go ahead and ban me mods, won't try to ban evade. I'm here to help you guys Should Marxist spaces not be arranged and moderated according to Marxian principles? Considering how this vital thread: >>>/gulag/7719 Was yeeted from this board where the masses could participate and willfully moved to a place where as few people could participate in the organizational principles of Bunkerchan, is that not then a breach in the principles of democracy and the mass-line? What theorectical principles or theory would justify having as few people as possible participate in the conversation? Is that a theoretical framewaork you agree with? If not, can we say that the praxis of the bunkerchan moderation team is currently not conforming to best marxist practices and must be criticized on their theoretical foundation?
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>>7780 Kys
>>7791 Where's the argument? Is this why we pull all feedback to this dumbass dead board, so you can ban all dissent, even if its a discussion on theory, and then spam "kys" so that noone sees it? Are mod powers the only things that will get you hard or something?
Imagine you are writing for ASS Daily and suddenly start putting out articles about the social history of the Bretagne. This would greatly anger and confuse your readers. Writing for ASS Daily there is an expectation that your output has a connection to ASS.
The thread was pinned, people discussed, discussion dropped and the thred unpinned. Done. People don't like the idea of leftyb or removing hobby, anime etc. It's not fair to the collectively +36 thousand posts made on those boards already, most of which are actually worth a damn. Stop making half-a-dozen threads whining about boards you don't like, MFW.

Comrade 10/16/2020 (Fri) 14:44:11 No. 7718 [Reply]
Requesting pics related as flag to represent islamic communism instead of the lame shit we currently have. Take your pick lads


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