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@  Fire Blazer : (18 March 2020 - 03:18 AM) hope everyone is managing ok...
@  kirant : (03 March 2020 - 05:41 AM) New challenger approaching!
@  xcrash1998 : (26 February 2020 - 09:55 AM) Not anymore
@  Mage Girl : (17 February 2020 - 02:33 AM) I can safely say I'm so far the only person to post to this shoutbox in 2020...
@  Fire Blazer : (24 December 2019 - 03:17 AM) naw, it's when the bots make collaborated efforts to crawl places, lol
@  kirant : (23 December 2019 - 05:20 AM) What do we do on Index Day? Give each other bots?
@  Fire Blazer : (16 December 2019 - 01:39 AM) LOL
@  xcrash1998 : (30 November 2019 - 11:07 PM) New fictional holiday "Index Day"
@  Fire Blazer : (28 November 2019 - 08:52 PM) yeah just guest bots and stuff I think :( we really were active once upon a time though...
@  kirant : (26 November 2019 - 03:48 PM) No invasion. I imagine a lot of guest bots visiting for indexing purposes.
@  xcrash1998 : (26 November 2019 - 02:15 PM) How is most people online at 959 for the 8th of October of this year? Is that right? Did I miss something or was there somekind of spambot invasion?
@  xcrash1998 : (26 November 2019 - 02:06 PM) I know what you mean, it gets awkard to post something unrelated to the current conversation, and even if somebody picks up on it, it would just become a huge mess in the c hatbox if a multitude of groups talk about different topics.
@  Fire Blazer : (10 November 2019 - 11:45 PM) especially better imo if you want to update on a topic but like only occasionally (e.g. a project you're working on or a let's play of a game)
@  Fire Blazer : (10 November 2019 - 11:44 PM) it's hard for me to explain precisely why but forums just like work better for meaningful discussion over a longer period of time ig
@  Fire Blazer : (10 November 2019 - 11:44 PM) but that's def just not hte same ig, idk
@  Fire Blazer : (10 November 2019 - 11:44 PM) yeah, you can also kind of respond at your own pace on forums. Discord conversations are often like... it's awkward to respond to something that happened a while ago, especially if the server is active, but even just in general. since you sort of need to keep track of multiple conversations at once at times, and it's not like it has a good reply/quote system ala forums, closest thing really is to copy/paste or screenshot the text you're responding to and then type a response below
@  Elwood : (09 November 2019 - 11:29 AM) Adding on to what's been said, I just enjoy the order and structure of the forums. You can look through the threads and know exactly what people are talking about. Conversation get lost and buried on discord which is why I'm not a big fan of it.
@  kirant : (06 November 2019 - 05:31 AM) I enjoy that part of forums too. They become niche communities where you can have very specialized conversations as opposed to the cluttered mess in Discord.
@  Ezra : (31 October 2019 - 01:17 AM) Yeah, part of me wishes I could go back to the times forums were more prevalent. I really enjoyed how even several different forums based off the same franchise could feel so different. It's not like what we now is bad though, I just feel nostalgic for old times.
@  Fire Blazer : (30 October 2019 - 06:39 AM) also forums in general are just not as prevalent, there are so many other ways to interact these days, like Twitter, FB, Tumblr, etc., where you can just throw your thoughts into the void. I think that's the real issue and that the only people rly interested in forums these days are either super dedicated to whatever they're about, have a specific reason/need to (e.g. support forums), or grew up with them and are thus attached to the idea enough to continue to try and use them (this was kinda me for a while lol but things happen, I couldn't keep it up forever)

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#1 Cero

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Posted 22 May 2014 - 01:54 PM

I don't know why but I get so easily annoyed by anime nowadays. Its actually kind of making me a little sad. Maybe I'm just getting less tolerant of those anime tropes. Speaking of tropes I really hate most anime tropes

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Posted 23 May 2014 - 07:39 PM

I don't pay attention to most tropes and refuse to indulge myself in them (for lack of a better phrase) precisely because of this

stuff like TV tropes pretty much just take away enjoyment from things you could otherwise enjoy by making generalizations and unifying everything under a sort of negative connotation/feeling

like if you aren't constantly analyzing things, recognizing all the "tropes"--noting that THERE ARE TROPES FOR FREAKING EVERYTHING--etc., then you can actually enjoy things

I mean it's fine if you don't like something

and there are a LOT of reasons not to like anime

I can totally see stuff like the random fan service, big-boobed glasses girl, lolis, high school settings, etc. being annoying, to start--these are all things that bother me and decrease the quality of a show IMO but that I try to ignore if I know there are other enjoyable elements to the show (i.e. I don't let them piss me off unless it becomes one of the core elements or something)

but if it's just you being spiteful, comparing one show, character, event, setting, etc. to another, trying to reason out or make sense out of everything, you overanalyzing stuff and finding flaws in shows that aren't meant to be viewed that way, etc... that is sad, IMO, and I'm not sure anything can be done to help at that point, except for you ONLY enjoying that once-in-a-year show that manages to break away from most tropes or cliches or other stuff and is just really, really good

(and even acclaimed shows like Attack on Titan have plenty of tropes so there's no escaping them :| )

idk if that made any sense but yeah

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