Why does Global Rule 15 still exist? The rabid popularity of MLP has lowered tremendously on the internet since the fandom's height in 2011-2012. No longer are we in an age where you'll see people spamming it everywhere or having pony avatars on every forum. The fandom has mostly fiddled down to its own niche sections and don't appear too much in the wrong places anymore.
I bring this up because on several boards throughout the site, a user who people refer to as "Barneyfag" has been shitposting his hate for MLP and the show "Barney and Friends" since 2012 and still has regular posts about it to this day, often using the same images and such in his posts. This user has an RSS feed that tells hime whenever a post on any board even remotely related to MLP is posted, even when the image in question could look completely innocuous to one not rabidly familiar with the show and its fandom. This has resulted in the derailing of numerous good threads that were on-topic to board content in question. This user often cites that GR15 is one of the reasons he does this, as GR15 clearly states that MLP content is against the rules. He breaks the anti-ban evasion rule to try and get that rule enforced due to his past history with the series, and its unhealthy for him and ruins threads on various boards, including, but not limited to:
/v/, /co/, /fit/, /tg/, /an/ and so on.
https://arch.b4k.co/_/search/boards/g.v/filename/bronies%2C%20this%20is%20your%20mindset/ (this one doesn't go too far back due to the newness of the /v/ archive, but it still shows what he does) (1/2)
Whenever banned, this user just ban evades and comes back to shitpost some more, sometimes not using his usual images to mask himself. If GR15, this user might have no further reason to continue doing this.
However note that I'm not stating that this user alone is the only reason this should be done. As I said, the rule is archaic and no longer necessary due to the fandom's dissipation over the years. Its already against the rules to post off-topic content on boards, so if the rule were removed it would both help prevent shitposting from people spamming anti-MLP stuff in threads when a post is only remotely related to it and otherwise on topic (if at all related to MLP) and allow boards to generate more on-topic content. I'd like /mlp/ to have a relationship with the other boards sort of akin to how /vp/ relates to /v/ and /a/. The Pokemon anime is allowed on /a/, and Pokemon video games are allowed on /v/, however anything not on-topic to either of those isn't allowed on those boards since its off-topic. Off-topic posting is disallowed.
I suppose a large part of what I'm saying also refers to some of GR3, since a lot of shitposting on boards will come due to whatever show or game or whatever is about and what content it has. For example, Sly Cooper games might get spammed by some anti-furry dude, or someone might tell loli-fags to go away when a thread for Hyperdimension Neptunia is made.
But that's a topic for another time, and I'm mainly interested in wondering why Global Rule 15 is still a thing and if it can be removed. (2/2)
You should bring up that because of how the rule is written, (i.e. the brony part) he is essentially exploiting a loophole that allows him to get legit threads deleted because they are tangentially related to the show, not related to the show but made by a fan of the show, or posted on a pony fan site thus making them brony images.
I've seen some Metroid and Kirby threads get closed because of his shit since somehow a fanart drawing of Samus and Kirby are pony related
of course, that's not even counting the sheer amount of spam he spreads while in the thread itself
I mentioned this already here >>407238
as well for many of the same reasons, but I think things should be done one step at a time. There'd likely have a harder time getting that rule removed anyways due to it having a much larger history. I'm not against what you're saying, but one thing at a time. If you try to do too much at once its harder to garner support.
This also. Although you mentioned it in this thread already so hopefully it will be noticed. The rules are really unnecessary and dangerous to perfectly good threads.
It's the same thing. In fact less people are annoyed by furry images than pony images.
And I'm not talking about traditional furry, I'm talking about how you can post an anthro cartoon character on /co/ or an anthro video game character on /v/ and still get banned.
Honestly GR15 has run its course now. Yes people will forever hate Bronies, but no longer are you going to see them spam up /b/ or any other place. They have /mlp/ and they're fine with that. Just make it so "Yes pony reaction images are fine, but keep any pony related topic to /mlp/"
>but keep any pony related topic to /mlp/
That's still be a thread ruiner and would still give people like Barneyfag leeway for shitting up threads.
Off-topic posts are already disallowed. That is enough. If people want to talk about the game Them's Fightin Herds on /v/ or talk about the cartoon on /co/, let them.
They get shitted up with
>furry isn't allowed fuck off!
and other various posts. Such threads are allowed but the rule encourages shitposting in them, and shitposting can lead to thread removal in some cases when mods are being lazy faggots.
Because there are still ponyfags today who relish the fact that posting pony shit on any other board still has a negative reaction. Because there are still shit posters who willfully post "undercover" pony images in attempts to trigger those exact reactions. Because the fandom isn't nearly as dead as you're trying to imply.
Them's Fightin Herds should never have been confined to /mlp/ just because the devs worked on a My Little Pony game before. The only reason that happened was because /v/ threw a massive hissy fit at the mods, so the mods just said fuck it. Even the developers of the game have stated they wanted the game on /v/
I have an idea. Revise the rule in that mods can shutdown threads, ban users for it, but advise them that unless enough users report the post, it should be ignored.
It should be something that users can get taken down if it gets unruly, but otherwise can exist.
I would like to mention that unlike furries, Barneyfag has managed to make /v/ far more tolerant of not only MLP in general, but accepting of humanized fanart (though Equestria Girls may still be a small issue), actually slightly ironic considering /mlp/s stance on the matter.
If GR15 made an exception for "MLP related pics are okay as long as they don't actually have ponies in them, topic must be clearly related to the board" it would pretty much end shitposting.
>Because there are still ponyfags today who relish the fact that posting pony shit on any other board still has a negative reaction
This is done with all sorts of content though. Currently the big thing to do this with is Undertale or Steven Universe. Its going to be done with whatever is done at the moment. I have no doubt that it might happen for a time if GR15 was removed, but it would run its course and such people would move on to other whenever something else big and popular comes out that triggers people.
And sure, some posts are undercover specifically to trigger people like Barneyfag, but people like Barneyfag wouldn't have any reason to be if it were allowed and besides that, not all the posts made that are undercover are even intentional. Some posts might be made with something slightly but barely MLP related with an anon being none the wiser until an autist like Barneyfag notices it and shits up such a thread.
>The only thing maybe similar to ponies is that Lauren Faust did the character designs, that's it.
And that's more than enough to send folks into a tizzy and the mods know it. Notice how most MLP-inspired fanart, even if it features non-MLP characters, is deleted on sight.
You don't understand Barneyfag has to a degree become so horrible and irritated so many users (I.E. Metroid and Splatoon fans) that many users on /v/ would rather have ponyspamming back than deal with Barneyfag.
I really wish it was allowed on /v/. The game looks SOOO good, and its usage of the Skullgirls engine makes me moist. Skullgirls is the best fucking fighting game out there and this looks like it might be able to compete with it.
You act like its a /v/ only problem. He's on almost all the boards nearly every day.
You forget the evidence that users can now pose as him to get legit threads deleted because the stealth images have become so RIDICULOUS that mods will just start taking his word for it.
>many users on /v/ would rather have ponyspamming back than deal with Barneyfag.
I can only assume that those /v/ users have never heard of the phrase "Stop crying or I'll give you something to cry about" in their lives...
You do realize Barneyfag would only go into apeshit overdrive mode if global 15 was lifted right? Really though who gives a shit about him. Fact of the matter is /co/ and /v/ almost collapsed in on themselves from ponies. It was something simmering under the surface throughout all of /co/ and attracting tons of negative attention from people from other boards coming in and shitposting, as well as /co/ itself being divided over the show. /v/ would just explode at the sight of ponies, but that was in no small part due to ponyfags hijacking countless legit threads that had nothing to do with them and just being even louder faggots when asked to stop.
Ponyfags try to say "it was all shitposters" when really, when you saw video/picture evidence of typical bronies it dawned on everyone that these loud assholes were mostly those chubby dorky kids who didn't fit in at school and thus adopted some surrogate friends online. So apparently, in some bid to try to collectively turn the tables and go "haha now I'm part of something cool and trendy, m-maybe I can finally make friends now" they just explosively vomited ponies all over everything. It's hard to buy that it wasn't in large part the fandom just being oblivious to what they were doing to their image, due to their not having a good grip on social dynamics.
I'm not sure if years-on things would still exactly play out like that today without global 15.. probably not. However I'm not sure if anyone's willing to find out. Looking at /mlp/ today and seeing that it is literally almost all pointless fanfic/erotic fanfic/slashfic i.e /trash/ tier material, it is hard to imagine what they would have to contribute or say on other boards whatsoever if allowed. The fact that they would rather huddle and quite literally make up derived shitty stories off the top of their heads all day long, rather than do anything else even on 4chan, only makes them all the more difficult to incorporate back into the rest of the fold.
Lastly, there is evidence that Barneyfag might take the rule to its ridiculous extreme.
Such as the evidence that he is only making an exception for Gabe Newell, but believes that any project he is heavily invested in its design should be a violation of GR15 because he is a brony.
Holy fuck, you weren't kidding about how ridiculous those stealth images were. How does he know this shit anyway?
>I'm not sure if years-on things would still exactly play out like that today without global 15.. probably not
This is the most important part. As I said, its not the same as it used to be and MLP has died down significantly. As for the rest, /mlp/'s content is what it is likely for the same reason many threads on /vg/ are so shit; you cannot continuously talk about something that isn't producing new content on its own that is a singular entity ad-infinitum without running out of quality discussion content. The good news is, is that when you go outside of these continous thread zones, this is no longer an issue except for threads that are continuously spammed (see Undertale threads at the moment on /v/). I do not believe the shittiest of /mlp/ content would be outside of its board if GR15 was removed due to this. /mlp/ would just act to /co/ what shitty threads on /vg/ are in comparison to the same threads on /v/.
I wonder if it's more than one person.
Or he's pooled his knowledge over the years and is basically an expert on the show. I bet he watched it all just so he could exactly identify any subtle references to it.
What I think he could be doing is using archives to search all things being said on 4chan at once to find more obvious references, and otherwise lurking /v/ because apparently that's his home board (maybe along with /co/).
>Or he's pooled his knowledge over the years and is basically an expert on the show. I bet he watched it all just so he could exactly identify any subtle references to it.
>or he's a horsefucker too and he watches the show
You would be right here
He reverse image searches things, but even then he recognizes is insane and I quote:
>character from a FIMfiction story
>manga of said FIMfiction story that was only ever posted once on /mlp/
>assets made by the show's animation team that were never used and only exist due to a leak
>humanized OCs of bronies (bonus points in that he knows what said brony is popular for in the fandom)
>filenames from a brony image board
>photos of staff members that work on the show
>anything done in the show's artstyle even if it isn't MLP related at all (he has tried to take down a thread that had a mushroom and a pokèball in it solely because it was an OCs cutie mark)
He will call out threads for being MLP related then proceed to repeat the same 10 responses about how barneyfags need to be killed or how they are retarded, how he needs to keep them from winning, how he is saving us from their brainwashing.
he posts pictures of stealth pony shit (like a photo of an aligator sitting on a log) and then spams anti-brony forum posts that he made himself
it derails all conversation in the thread and eventually gets the thread closed because of his incessant off topic shitposting
he also ban evades
the only reason he does this is because he's taken it upon himself to uphold GR15 by making it a huge point to call out every pony thing (which he posts himself)
if GR15 weren't a thing anymore, barneyfag would have nothing to crusade on /v/ about
no one knows
i get that pony shit is annoying, but that was back in 2010 when it first came out and then got ban hammered, since /mlp/ was made, they've been smart enough to stay hidden away there and haven't caused any problems
but this fucking guy, i don't even know man
he's singlehandedly worse than literally all of the bronies on here
It's probably because you can't stop baiting barneyfag with MLP all the time
You keep deliberately baiting him with "stealth" mlp images. You even post the links on /mlp/ so others can see.
The mods ban him and not your threads, so what's the issue? You're already being given favorable treatment.
Hell, I've seen you guys fantasizing about killing barneyfag on /mlp/ because you can't handle it. Matter of fact you've been stalking him for years. Maybe dial back on the autism and hypocrisy, hmmm bronies?
I actually haven't posted any stealth mlp images to bait him. I'll admit I did try to bait him once, but it was with Barney (posted about a Barney Sega genesis game) instead of MLP since I thought it'd be fun to screw with him, at least once. Oddly he didn't seem to care. But no, I'm not baiting him with stealth MLP and have not been doing so. Stop assuming things. Also, this thread isn't supposed to be about Barneyfag. I just used him as the primary shitposter. I wanted this to be about the rule. Probably shouldn't have put as much as I did about him in there.
I didn't even know shit was being linked on /mlp/ though.
>I actually haven't posted any stealth mlp images to bait him. I'll admit I did try to bait him once
Oh so you do try to bait him
You know, mods used to disallow /mlp/ linking to /v/, presumably because you can't leave /v/ alone. Wonder what happened to that?
Also I've seen bronies on /mlp/ admit they shitpost as barneyfag just to stir things up.
Frankly the mods are already giving you favorable treatment and you should be happy with what you have.
>Ponyfags try to say "it was all shitposters" when really, when you saw video/picture evidence of typical bronies it dawned on everyone that these loud assholes were mostly those chubby dorky kids who didn't fit in at school and thus adopted some surrogate friends online. So apparently, in some bid to try to collectively turn the tables and go "haha now I'm part of something cool and trendy, m-maybe I can finally make friends now" they just explosively vomited ponies all over everything. It's hard to buy that it wasn't in large part the fandom just being oblivious to what they were doing to their image, due to their not having a good grip on social dynamics.
Right on the money
I said I tried to bait him once. If you must know, this was the thread in question: >>>/v/323479254
I did not say that I'm the one posting all these stealth MLP images trying to bait him or that I even make a habit of baiting him. I'll admit I was in the wrong. My thoughts were that he's particularly over-active today so I decided to have a little fun. In reality though, I suppose that could be considered shitposting and in that I was wrong to do so. However, as I said, I'm not and haven't been baiting him with these stealth MLP images as you're implying. Also I don't go to /mlp/. Stop implying things and assuming you know why I made this thread.
I've been particularly bothered with the rule in question for a while and have been frustrated with Barneyfag's shitposting for over a year. I'd like to see his shitposting end as well and see 4chan as a whole made to be a better place by removing unnecessary rules.
..Perhaps my baiting him once makes my original point weaker and more subject to critique, however I assure you that I have no malicious intentions and do not intend to bait him further beyond that one post, and that I do not go to /mlp/.
And for the record, if it isn't clear, I'm OP checking back up on this thread.
Holy fuck he actually got rid of a Kirby thread through his autism
Either you or someone else has been stalking barneyfag for years.
I would suggest if you're sick of hearing from barneyfag, stop trying to bait for him.
Funnily enough, anti-barneyfag only ever seems to end up even more butthurt and angry at every confrontation with him. You'd think he would leave it alone.
Well that's the thing, isn't it?
It takes two to tango.
Unfortunately, anti-barneyfag and a couple of other bronies cannot leave it alone. Presumably they like the attention because let's face it - bronies don't get much these days.
I've seen multiple "bait" threads where no sane person would ever notice any kind of connection to MLP, and some of them even got several minutes of legitimate vidya discussion in before that faggot showed up and started shitting himself all over the place. Fuck him and fuck anyone who tries to justify his autism.
All his bait threads are shitty generic questions and topics. Threads that should be deleted just for being so banal.
Still though it's funny. Anti-barneyfag ends up more upset about it by the end.
>Because I've watched the show before, I can spot incognito pony posts from a mile away, don't dislike them and find them a bit obnoxious at times
>Get related to barneyfag because I'm analytical and see stealth pony threads which literally have "Purple smart" talks in them
>All these threads have legitimate back-searched images to derpibooru, horse sites
I find it a bit amusing because he's actually genuinely replying to threads disobeying GR 15 yet everyone gets pissy about him.
See there you go, same generic thread topic that should be deleted for being such banal garbage.
I'm not surprised mods have started banning the OP instead of barneyfag.
They were happy to put him in his place for you, but you've been pushing this bait for months. So now they're banning the bronies who post the bait.
I mean, he's actually acting very obnoxious but isn't this just a case of two sides of the same coin?
People bitching about him is interesting, because he disrupts no threads except for ponyposting threads so I don't see this massive damage because they're basically both against the rules.
>he disrupts no threads except for ponyposting threads
He disrupted a Danganronpa thread and derailed it when it had absolutely nothing to do with MLP and he admitted to being mistaken about the origins of the OP. And some threads he goes in may not actually have anything to do with MLP so much so that even the OP may not know about whatever vague picture relations his image has
he thought panty and stocking were ponespam, he's an ignorant man i'll give him that.
that other shit that's associated with /mlp/ belongs on fucking /mlp/ and is in no way a 'legit thread'
The mods can do pretty much anything they want but they just delete shit and ban with a pre written message and next to never post on any boards and talk with the users of 4chan. They need to confront Barneyfag in a thread and try to put him in his place or something. In short 4chan mods are cunts and boring and only post in their secret IRC channel and /j/.
It's not difficult to believe that bronies would try to deliberately try to piss people off with MLP images. Your fandom is quite famous for being fat and obnoxious, and MLP is on hiatus right now.
You kinda have a rule against you for this behavior. Barneyfag doesn't excuse your actions.
And let's face it, bronies are pissed off with /v/ because /v/ never accepted them.
I can tolerate some baiting of the mentally ill but after a few months (years?) it starts to look like you're the mental one.
>it is hard to imagine what they would have to contribute or say on other boards whatsoever if allowed
You do realize people aren't limited to one board, right
I myself post regularly in /k/, /fit/, /co/, /r9k/ /mlp/ and sometimes /vg/ and I'm not some magical fairy, the only thing that would change if GR15 was removed was I would open my pony folder sometimes instead of my general folder.
It's sad to see that some people like you would go and treat others as some barnyard animals even though we all post on one 4chan
Yes because there's only so much ban evasion that can be countered.
You guys want barneyfag to cease existing - so deep is your autistic intolerance. That will never happen.
It especially won't happen if you keep seeking confrontation with him.
You guys get in a huge fight with him and then cry to the authorities when you can't handle the criticism.
Why not stop baiting in the first place, morons?
He wants to talk to the mods very badly. Maybe if a mod talked to him in a thread and told him to fuck off and say he'll never ever be a mod or janitor for 4chan he might lay off a bit.
I don't see how that is the case
The limit is arbitrary in the first place and if you somehow want to argue that it's necessary, then you should also think that things like steven universe or undertale or anime in general should also be confined to their respective boards.
>All this asshurt coming from ponyfaggots posting clearly shadow threads
Okay, I didn't really like the nigger for his obnoxiousness but this is practically just the online version of slut walks.
so apprently we're going full retard and saying that people can't possibly like one of many similiar shows that have been on 4chan without being chubby dorky kids despite the fact that the 4channers that watched the show litterally always say they hate the outside internet fandom.
there is no image. stop harassing people unrelated to what other people are doing in a collective manner before you start worrying about an image constructed by retards like the barneyfag who are still butthurt that people like one show years onward and are too fucking pussy to outright come out and say it except in back-alleys. as for /mlp/ that is why people who like ponies hate the board for the majority of the time, not even mentioning that ponies are no magical exception you seem to retardedly think they are and that somehow this one topic "magically" locks people to a board on a website designed into multiple sections to be browsed by people based on their interests, not one at a time.
this bias and prejudice is what got abused in the first place to start this tornado of retardation due to a lack of mods, the fact that people will group any literally random retard or troll who uses remotely something MLP related to other people and try to weirdly bunch them all together and ends up with a situation fail as the one that happened here. people putting MLP on some sort of golden pedastool of perpetual trolling eachother and butthurt while the regular 4chan browsers who treat it like everything else 4chan gets to watch the tornado of retardation tear up the boards.
the fact that the barneyfag is ONLY JUST RECENTLY getting warned by the mods 6 years of butthurt, falseflagging, ponyposting and spam onwards is a testament of how badly 4chan is managed as a whole.
this retardation is cancer, further perpetuating cancer which is churned out by butthurt people like barneyfag who have no actual valid criticism about people who watch MLP and not to mention the irony.
Nigga please, I report those threads every time I see them. And then I have to keep seeing the same shit on the front page for the next hour because the retard keeps bumping it.
is anyone going to mention that barneyfag keeps comparing bronies to jews and wanting to gas and murder all of them or are we pretending he isn't doing that. all this butthurt over one hypocritical show and yet powerpuff girl threads do fine but then again the people who get butthurt over ponies are confirmed to be retarded in some way.
See, look at this narcissistic rage.
All at the patently true observation that bronies are weirdos and fatties who never had friends.
Your sperg rage will not convince anyone you're not a fatty loser with no friends.
In fact it will only reinforce that perception.
Hey you know those screenshots that Barneyfag uses from the multitude of forums as his infallible, incontrovertible proof that MLP a shit?
Has anyone tried contacting the people in them to ask them what they think about the fact that an autist has been posting the same screencap of that one post they made over and over for the past few years?
Wait, we need to--
Oh wait we've already done that but we forgot to delete it right after mass banning.
you do realize that the reinforces the point that it's losers with nothing better to do and no actual criticism that say that right.
pretending that people aren't singling out and sperging because people like something doesn't mean it isn't immediately obvious to everyone. there's a reason barneyfag is mentally retarded.
how do you know it isn't barneyfag trying to stir up shit? you don't. he posts on /mlp/ you know.
oh man you think barneyfag spouting his insane shit counts as an opinion that has some impact? hmm.
>oh man you think barneyfag spouting his insane shit counts as an opinion that has some impact?
he's simply pointing out that /mlp/ should stay on /mlp/
one autist vs a literal horde of austsis(some of whom pretend to be him, i've done this and i'm not even a ponefag)
> trying to pretend and completely ignore his ramblings that MLP is barney and that youtube comments are respectable
That wouldn't happen, but it's also worth saying that I don't consider the occasional reaction image spamming.
Personally I find it very disheartening that this kinda censorship was instated on a site that's supposed to be the bastion of free speech merely because a couple very angry people could not stand seeing a harmless picture.
And while I don't like SU or undertale myself I don't want them banned either as there is no reason to ban anything at all as long as it's legal and within the board's topic.
>MLP is barney
seems about right to me, they're both kids shows that weird adults have a weird fascination with.
>youtube comments are respectable
he's insane, what do you expect? i'm not trying to excuse his behavior, but it is justified.
I don't want to see poneshit outside of /mlp/ why do you?
nothing about your retardationand butthurt is justified barneyfag. you're a sad sight.
completely ignoring all points and calling him mad as well as missing the irony that this whole shitstorm is because people can't agree with other people having opinions and liking different things. hmmmm.
4chan is not and has never been a "bastion of free speech".
Bronies got rule 15 against them because they were obnoxious assholes. Like whatever cartoon you want, but don't blame others for your own behavior.
Then again, if bronies could take responsibility for themselves, rule 15 wouldn't exist.
>occasional reaction image
>implying it would be occasional reaction images and not ponefags trying to maintain a presence on every board like it used to be pre-GR15
/sug/ and /utg/ are /trash/ tier because they devolved into circlejerks long long ago, i don't want to see them banned merely put in their place, having to use a different board to talk about the same thing is hardly censorship
barneyfag you retard, you literally see ponies everywhere so of course you'd think they're trying to maintain a presence when you see a reaction image. the golden MLP pedestal of iz differenzzts.
no, it's the fact that you completely ignored all points and called him mad as well as missing the irony that this whole shitstorm is because people can't agree with other people having opinions. the irony grows!
>doesn't remember the intense ponespam and ponefags trying to maintain a presence on literally every board before GR15(this is why /ml/pol/ exists at all)
>repeating the same shit over and over
>calling me barneyfag
>maxed out post report limit
>thread is still there
>horsefuckers are still there
>Barneyfag is still there
>even if the thread gets deleted, they'll all be back within minutes to repeat it all over again
difference is the hypocrisy and fault was pointed out (he fact that you completely ignored all points and called him mad as well as missing the irony that this whole shitstorm is because people can't agree with other people having opinions.) instead of calling him mad. you can't just pass off actual explained criticism as people not handling your opinions after they point out what is wrong with them. some opinions are widely regarded as retarded such as barneyfag's, who has had his passed judgement by a first hand audience with experience on the matter (bronies), secondhand people who see him (4chan and /v/ who call out how retarded that is and third hand experience (outside watchers from kiwifarms who point out how retarded he is. it's like talking to a brick wall.
that's exactly the sees anything MLP related as maintained presence retardation that was pointed out. /mlp/ has a tan. there are tan threads where they get shipped which you mentioned one.
>4chan is not and has never been a "bastion of free speech".
That's what it was supposed to be, moot said so, you could talk about anything no matter your political allignment or views and without getting your post deleted by mass downboats or overzealous mods. That's also part of the reason this site is anonymous and not account-based.
>Bronies got rule 15 against them because they were obnoxious assholes
The rule was made because people got mad over nothing and now like to assign things that never happened to bronies just to feel assured in their opinion.
Half the mod team hates ponies irrationally as evidenced by IRC logs.
>Then again, if bronies could take responsibility for themselves, rule 15 wouldn't exist.
I really don't enjoy seeing this passive-aggressive attitude, but what else could I expect from a person like you?
Banning undertale from /v/ would be censorship. Undertale is a video game and should be allowed on /v/ the same way mlp should be allowed on /co/.
4chan isn't supposed to be your "safe place" where you can ban anything you don't like, that's the opposite of what this site is supposed to be.
barneyfag is probably one of the sole reasons GR15 exists actually. he's spent consistantly 6 Years with tool aids and dynamic ban avoiding IP addressess spouting shit and not to mention when he got caught once posting ponies himself. barneyfag can't up his shitposting. he's shitposting the hardest he can and it's funny when he overheats and starts all caps rageing and throwing around ecksdees which happens rarely.
>4chan isn't supposed to be your "safe place" where you can ban anything you don't like, that's the opposite of what this site is supposed to be.
and you also shouldn't be allowed to talk about the same shit ad nauseum until it becomes a cesspool of shitposting and cancer like /utg/ and /sug/
thanks for proving me right, GR15 exists to contain the poneshit.
>The rule was made because people got mad over nothing and now like to assign things that never happened to bronies just to feel assured in their opinion.
Half the mod team hates ponies irrationally as evidenced by IRC logs.
Are you sure you bronies aren't just playing up how fursecuted you are?
Wouldn't it be nice if everyone who disliked you is just irrational?
That would be convenient for your self-esteem.
Easier than admitting that people don't like you because you're a desperate weirdo who has no social sense and severe character defects.
spent a good 15 minutes reading this post and still have no idea what you mean.
>it's okay when I do it
is all I took out of that.
>sees anything MLP related as maintained presence retardation
>ponys being posted on literally every board is not attempting to maintain presence
are you really this new? do you really not remember how bad shit got before gr15 was implemented?
> Are you sure you bronies aren't just playing up how fursecuted you are?
> you bronies
> people don't like you because you're a desperate weirdo who has no social sense and severe character defects.
not like MLP has irrational hate on it or anything. someone else mentioned the perpetual retard cycle of 1 scapegoats > 2 rages > 2 scape goats > 1 rages that can tear apart entire threads. the real problem was the lack of moderation to stomp out the trolls. speaking of trolls, MLP was and will always be prime troll bait due to the easiness of literally anyone being able to cause a shitstorm.
yes it's only people who like MLP that magically became shitters yet no other fanbase has had this happen to them or this cycle attempted. I've seen a period where a lot of people were baiting with undertale but it was nowhere near as successful. there are no barneyfag equivalents to undertale. people do not want their favourite thing to become banned obviously.
that 'irrational hate' is very rational.
you dug your own grave now lie in it.
>nowhere near as successful
is that why 90% of the undertale threads on /v/ are 'LOL GOTY' or other similar poorly constructed bait?
>there are no barneyfag equivalents to undertale
>he doesn't know
>the real problem was the lack of moderation to stomp out the trolls.
There was plenty, it's just that all you bronies threw your lot in with the ban evaders.
Proof you were all part of it: brony shitposting elsewhere on 4chan was severely hamstrung the moment /mlp/ was created.
You have a bad rep for a reason.
not 6 years and tool assisted butthurt and autism. also threads aren't destroyed at the sight of a single undertale reaction image or even something related to it.
you mean to suggest that there are some sort of butthurt people that spam and destroy threads at the sight of a pony like some sort of barneyfag man? that he wasn't caught on /q/ trying to samefag by posting ponies then hating on them?
I don't think I have a bad rep for watching a little girls show nor should you group everyone in like that. seems to have consequences and doesn't make much sense. strange how powerpuff girls doesn't get any of this irrational hate despite being a little girls show.
>yes it's only people who like MLP that magically became shitters yet no other fanbase has had this happen to them
Here's this fucking brony mental case who can't understand cause and effect.
He tells himself that brony haters think that people who watch MLP metamorphosize into fatties and creeps. Then he claims victory over his retarded strawman.
He cannot handle the painful truth: that the only people who get into MLP in the first place are lonely creeps and weirdos.
powerpuff girls also doesn't have people dedicating their lives to getting their jimmies rustled by a picture of a miniture equine to the point of scapegoating them and being retarded and predictable for 6 years. post times. barneyfag doesn't spew nazi esque death threats at people who like MLP for no reason.
not like MLP is a cartoon people like despite all you project onto it.
>I don't think I have a bad rep for watching a little girls show
Part of being a brony is having no fucking clue at all on matters of social perception.
Regular people don't get obsessive over MLP because they meet their emotional needs in healthy, adult ways. Like going out with friends or dating a girlfriend.
> the only people who get into MLP in the first place are lonely creeps and weirdos.
like gabe "successful money grubber" newell?
Weird Al' Yankovic?
John de Lancie?
Kevin Shinick? (robot chicken and star wars writer)
all of them are bronies. you can't handle people liking MLP so you categorize them into obsessive neck beards to make yourselves feel better. that is pathetic. liking this one show does not ruin your life you literal retards.
Why don't we have a barneyfag for cuck bait threads? /int/ is being destroyed by interracial porn spams every hour and the mods don't do a thing about it. Barneyfag get's the job done right and actually gets the thread deleted, he is the type of hero /int/ needs right now.
It fascinates me how anybody could give this much of a shit about something
whats also interesting is what a broken record these threads are
Do you really think they read mlp erotic fan fiction and obsess over it like you weirdos do?
Gabe for one knew that bronies were all over TF2 so he threw you a bone.
Of course you dopes are so desperate for validation you jumped all over it, claiming (even today!) that he is a brony.
No, he is a shrewd businessman who saw loyal dupes.
Much like others who seek to profit from you rubes, like the mlp
Lube guy, bad dragon (lol), brony mate, and other such hucksters.
yes, most of those people are lonely creeps and weirdos.
both a lonelyfag and weirdo
typical /b/tard and lonely faggot
>Weird Al' Yankovic?
drug addicted weirdo
reclusive and phony weirdo
do I even need to say anything?
>John de Lancie?
weird, and probably only likes it for the keks
>Kevin Shinick? (robot chicken and star wars writer)
JJwars? and no surprise the guys behind robot chicken are into some weird shit
literal meme of a human being
>nobody has mentioned persectution
It's a joke. I'm saying you're not actually being persecuted for liking a children's show. I'm saying that's an absurd proposition.
You are being made fun of for being a ridiculous manchild with no conception of adulthood.
what's SUPER DUPER hilarious is bronies were so adamant about not being furries (despite jacking off to actual horse anatomy) and now they're in the exact same position as furries: nobody cares about their dumb fetish
now there's two histrionic fandoms conjuring drama and persecution so they can feel important because it's literally all they got goin on in their lives
nobody will ever care, ever again
worst attempt. writing something with literally no comedic undertones then writing it off as a joke in a serious conversation comes off as damage control.
also this thread is getting flooded with strange posts.
It's funny how almost half of this thread is essentially "hurr, all of X are one person"
if you're not just a /v/ shitposter, you should be able to see through this almost as easily as "hurr, /v/ is one person"
also, a surprising amount of this is just pure straw-manning and ad hominem, why did I expect anything more from here?
at least discussion of /pol/-hate is well expressed and not exclusively an incoherent mess
>all [insert group name here] act alike
Someone out there has done this with any group you could probably come up with and its always wrong. Generalizations are shit and wrong. Fuck off
Big surprise a brony is into /pol/
/pol/ will accept anyone who posts the appropriate Jew, cuck, anti-SJW or Trump prevailing viewpoint.
Bronies love that because it's sure fire acceptance.
>bringing /pol/ into this
I'm not the first person to mention /pol/ in this thread >>407771
this thread was linked on a recent barneyfag thread and I'm guessing a bunch of people have just finished reading it, same as me, or else it has been linked elsewhere
why the fuck would that post cause more activity?
this person is an alright guy
As the guy who posted Sora going quit, I didn't mention /pol/ and have no idea what /pol/ has to do with this thread. Actually, I'm OP and returned to a thread full of what I believe to be off-topic shit. I think. I'm honestly not sure what people are talking about right now. All I'm seeing are generalizations and off topic shit though.
Funny, this just cements you as a brony even more.
>us bronies are unique, special people! We must not be stereotyped! All of us are unique!
I've seen the photos though. You are all identical. You all buy the plushies, the merch, engage in insipid "OC" self-congratulations.
There's some bronycon photo where half of the people had fedoras on - even long after the fedora had acquired its reputation. It's remarkable how stereotypical bronies are.
see? there it is again
despite me never indicating that I follow or enjoy /pol/, you're now falsely insinuating that I am a /pol/-fag just because I disagree with you in some way
newsflash, I browse this board for meta-discussion, same as everyone else, and I hate /pol/ as much as the next guy
lmao, I should have said /v/-tier shitposter but I assumed there was a large change you or whoever I was alluding to was from /v/
how does not being limited to /v/ challenge or invalidate my argument in any way?
>how does not being limited to /v/ challenge or invalidate my argument in any way?
It doesn't. I just keep seeing /v/ thrown around here most even though its not the only relevant board to the topic at hand.
Why would someone go to /mlp/? Its literally /vg/ tier in terms of having long ongoing threads about something so much that any good relevant discussion dies out. Why should it be an example for anything?
>teh special snowflake XDDDDDDD
Fuck off. I never said that.
Did you read any of OP or the second post? Its because the rule encourages shitposting in threads in the same way someone posting a Klonoa thread might get
Shitposters and shit like that. Plus off-topic posting is already disallowed and removing the rule would generate more content on various boards. Mostly /co/ and /v/.
Not that guy, but GR15 makes no sense now. The bronies aren't going to spam the place up anymore. The only thing that should be in place is that anything discussing or talking about My Little Pony stays on /mlp/. Pony reaction images can be used once again, while pony porn goes on /trash/.
So yeah GR15 is no longer necessary
I don't believe boards would be spammed with ponyshit if the rule was removed. Maybe one or two threads on various boards at any given point in time, which is fairly innocuous. Also, as I said, I believe the rule encourages shitposting. I gave my reasons in the OP and second post.
those people already literally post all over the site 24/7 you retarded sperg. here's what would happen if gr15 left.
barneyfag would have a massive sperg attack and spam in all caps major boards for several years more.
post quality would go unchanged because of the reason above. you don't think boards hold people do you? you're not that retarded surely.
other trolls start spamming MLP. if moderation is decent they get banned.
after about a year or two nothing else changes.
pony reaction images are seen occasionally. barneyfag threatened to kill himself if this happens at some thread.
people stop sperging over MLP.
We have it on record that barneyfag has stated that if the rule was removed he might come on here less or not at all. Might. No idea if its true or not, but considering all we know about him, he's pretty honest and open.
>Fuck off. I never said that.
>Literally everyone is unique bruh.
sure you didn't pal.
>its because the rule encourages shitposting in threads
so? do you want those threads(usually pone related threads) to permeate on this site?
>The bronies aren't going to spam the place up anymore
>Pony reaction images can be used once again
>Maybe one or two threads on various boards at any given point in time, which is fairly innocuous
not really, bronys are fucking insufferable and deserve the containment imposed upon them
boards don't hold people, but they do hold content.
/mlp/ should stay on /mlp/
/mlp/ sucks up to /pol/ all the time, in their usual obsequious fashion.
I do know about /mlpol/.
Also bronies, when you say that rule 15 should be lifted - you should probably remember that this thread is about you baiting /v/ constantly with stealth mlp images.
I know you are shit at social perception but do try to recognize your glaring hypocrisies.
To everyone expect those who get butthurt. Its 2016, who gets triggered by bronies anymore? The fandom has slowed down big time. Big time artists are moving on to other things, others fans moved on to Steven Universe, MLP isn't what it used to be.
Bronies may still be hated like furries are, but they're a dying breed
>sure you didn't pal
>so? do you want those threads(usually pone related threads) to permeate on this site?
Depends on the thread. If you're asking personally, I'd like to be able to discuss Them's Fightin Herds on /v/ when it comes out since Skullgirls is my favorite fighting game and its running on the same engine. But not every thread should cater to me anyways. Or you for that matter. People tend to go into their own niche threads. You aren't going to see people going into a dungoen crawler thread that don't like dungeon crawlers since their niche. I'd assume it'd be the same for any MLP related thread. And that's fine, they can have their niche.
But anyways, when I mentioned the rule encourages shitposting in threads, I'm not just talking about blatantly pony threads on off-topic boards. Yes, obviously those threads are shitposting at the start due to the rule. But other more innoccuous threads including ones with stealth pony images, or maybe some random poster using a reaction image making people sperg out and shitpost is pretty stupid and ruins threads. Barneyfag being the biggest one of them all, but he's just an example.
>not really, bronys are fucking insufferable and deserve the containment imposed upon them
One or two threads is not insufferable anon. And filters exist for a reason.
How exactly is it cancer to talk about that game? So what if the devs used to be bronies and worked on a failed MLP game? Who fucking cares? The game has NOTHING to do with MLP at all whatsoever. Its faggots from /v/ who get butthurt and throw bitchfits all the time that ruin things for everyone.
Remember Yandere Simulator, and how you faggots ran him off?
>The game has NOTHING to do with MLP at all whatsoever.
What causes bronies to lie to your face so brazenly?
Admit it bro, you have no interest in the title. You only want to bait /v/ with it and cry persecution.
Your motivations are as clear as glass.
>Bronies may still be hated like furries are, but they're a dying breed
That's why you need rule 15 removed, because you're on hiatus and also dying.
You need the attention.
Mods aren't going to.
>that many memes in one post
You must be new here. You are comparing about few shitposter's to an entire board with several thousand users. If all of them were as bad as you said, you would see pony everywhere but you don't. /mlp/ has been staying in /mlp/ and has proven to be an effective containment board. A few stealth shitposters doesn't mean a raid pham
this sensitivity is what caused spergs in the first place. when people say deal with it they aren't being smart asses in this instance but telling you not to be so hostile and sensitive about reaction images. don't change the subject either.
You know we can see how sensitive you bronies are by the way you react to barneyfag, yes?
One legit autist who dislikes bronies is enough for you to stalk him for years, baiting /v/, and call for his death on /mlp/.
How do you think you bronies would react when everyone else on the site sticks their boot into you for being a manchild fatty who obsesses over children's entertainment?
PROTIP: not well, which is why rule 15 and /mlp/ exists. You are so sensitive you have a rule on /mlp/ which forbids people to even ask why you're into it.
So yeah try not to posture too much.
Dude your projecting way too hard. The people who complain about barneyfag are regular /v/ users. /mlp/ does not give a shit about that autist anymore. Also, complaining about man children when boards like /reddit9k/ /jp/ and many more exist? Clearly you are the one who is sensitive about ponies lmao.
>One legit autist who dislikes bronies is enough for you to stalk him for years, baiting /v/
>Stalk him for years
You got that backwards considering the number of threads he's ruined on multiple boards.
>I bring this up because on several boards throughout the site, a user who people refer to as "Barneyfag" has been shitposting his hate for MLP and the show "Barney and Friends" since 2012 and still has regular posts about it to this day, often using the same images and such in his posts. This user has an RSS feed that tells hime whenever a post on any board even remotely related to MLP is posted, even when the image in question could look completely innocuous to one not rabidly familiar with the show and its fandom. This has resulted in the derailing of numerous good threads that were on-topic to board content in question. This
>/mlp/ does not give a shit about that autist anymore.
PROTIP: Yes you do
You're constantly upset with him
I honestly don't see anyone other than bronys hating on barneyfag
other than the ponefags it's all just 'well he certainly is autistic but I sure as fuck dont want to see pony shit so fuck it'
that is about one year old
is about two posters
with no proof that it isn't barneyfag.
"you". meanwhile barneyfag has announced a rumored 1000 genocide and death threats according to the kiwifarms posters over the course of 6 years.
>No longer are we in an age where you'll see people spamming it everywhere or having pony avatars on every forum.
just judged by the year date actually. calm those tendies.
>og nigz reads a noobs rymns
>Artist of theroy autist
>4pony the ponie king can only fix you one at a time
>le byrds ayy close enough
>recently i've just lost interest in sex overall
>oral is another storyWhat is Turbo Lister?
>How do I get bonsai sticker?
>>walk in like i own the place and tell the old admin last
lets see whom has it, who has the key next week
>Yeah Same Time Tomrrow [spoiler]but without the video[esfor
As a guy who frequents /mlp/, I can safely say that shitposters would post as much pony as they could everywhere they went, simply to get a rise out of people.
And it will always work, simply because it's been banned for so long that it's now considered taboo, even if it weren't against the rules.
And I'm not touching barneyfag. He's another level of autism.
oh okay, I could give less of a fuck about barneyfag.
he will continue to do what he does regardless of what anyone else says/does.
no use trying to rationalize the actions of the insane
>because it's been banned for so long that it's now considered taboo
It's considered taboo because of the people who are into it
The art of simple unavoidence bro
>don't tell me I don't know the way above the skies, I'd rather think thank and why?
>Does your anger bark when I laugh, disregard sage and ask.
>Dons never die
>right yourself & [spoiler]laugh[/spoiler]
>panhandling to profits sh*t skin
>liking a video game makes someone the cancer killing /v/
>ignoring everything just to insult taste
I got the opportunity to use this pretty quickly.
Not that I disagree with you (I don't), but isn't using a picture from Reddit with an Undertale flair just going to make people reply to you completely ignoring what you're saying to insult you with
And other stuff like that?