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Welcome to /dir/!

To get the most out of this board, use these links to get where you want to go.

Please do not use this board for advertising!

Use the suggestion thread to ask for a board being added: we have >>>/boards/ for board advertising!

>>88 - Suggest a board

>>214 - Board Reviews

>>632 - /dir/ meta thread

>>160 - Anime, Manga, and Japanese/Otaku Culture

>>89 - Arts, Sciences, and Libraries/Filesharing

>>78 - Gaming

>>73 - General Discussion and Miscellaneous

>>72 - Hobbies

>>71 - Lifestyles

>>650 - Meta/Site Discussion and Imageboard Culture

>>70 - Non-English, Multilingual, Region-Specific

>>69 - Politics, News, Religion, and Activism

>>653 - Pornography - General

>>696 - Pornography - Sexual Interests and Niches

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Anime, Manga, and Japanese/Otaku Culture

General Discussion

>>>/a/ - Animu and Mango

>>>/animu/ - Anime & Otaku Culture

Topical Discussion

>>>/2hu/ - Touhou

>>>/ausneets/ - Aus NEETs (Australian NEETs board)

>>>/cute/ - Cute/2D

>>>/desu/ - Desu

>>>/hikki/ - Hikikomori (Hikikomori-only discussion)

>>>/imas/ - 2D idols

>>>/jp/ - The Last Bastion of VIP

>>>/lovelive/ - School Idol Appreciation and Discussion (bilingual - English/Spanish)

>>>/m/ - Mecha and Toku

>>>/maka/ - Maka (various mangas chapters dump/discussion - see >>>/maka/3765 for a full list)

>>>/miku/ - Miku (and all other Vocaloids, UTAUs, etc.)

>>>/otomad/ - OtoMADs and YTPMVs

>>>/rec/ - Weeb Help & Recommendations

>>>/scenic/ - anime /c/ute in landscape

>>>/teto/ - Teto and Friends

>>>/u/ - Yuri

>>>/w/ - Anime Wallpapers

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Arts, Sciences, and Libraries/Filesharing

Arts and Humanities

>>>/art/ - Art & Creative

>>>/film/ - ▶️ F I L M ᴴᴰ

>>>/his/ - History

>>>/lang/ - Languages

>>>/lit/ - Literature

>>>/loomis/ - Art Gains

>>>/philosophy/ - Philosophy

Sciences

>>>/biz/ - Business and Finance

>>>/g/ - Technology

>>>/hover/ - Hovercraft and Advanced Technology

>>>/poltech/ - Political technology

>>>/prog/ - Programming

>>>/sci/ - Science and Mathematics

>>>/tech/ - Technology

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Gaming

General Video Game Discussion

>>>/games/ - Vidya, Tabletops, Games of All Kinds (/tg/+/v/)

>>>/svidya/ - Strictly Vidya Games

>>>/v/ - Video Games

>>>/v8/ - Vidya Gaems + Cutting Edge News!

>>>/vg/ - Actual Vidya Games

Game Servers, Guilds, and Clans

>>>/civ/ - Political Minecraft Autism (Minecraft server)

>>>/polandcraft/ - Political Experiments Autismcraft (Minecraft server)

>>>/radcorp/ - Radical HQ (/v/'s weekend vidya planning)

Topical Video Game Discussion/Development

>>>/1cc/ - Arcade and Doujin (Arcade hardware and Arcade games discussion)

>>>/agdg/ - Amateur Game Development General

>>>/fast/ - Sonic the Hedgehog

>>>/fighters/ - Fighting games

>>>/hgg/ - Hentai Games General

>>>/htg/ - Harlot Trainer General (Discuss and Develop Porn Games)

>>>/imas/ - 2D idols

>>>/liru/ - The Liru Project

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General Discussion

Shitpost-friendly

>>>/1/ - Random

>>>/b/ - Random

>>>/bunker/ - ₮ⱧɆ ฿Ʉ₦₭ɆⱤ

>>>/caos/ - YOU'RE GONNA HAVE A BAD TIME

>>>/general/ - Cancer General

>>>/int/ - International (International-centered general discussion)

>>>/nothingness/ - The Void

>>>/r9k/ - ROBOT∞

>>>/s8s/ - Sh*t 8chan Says

Not shitpost-friendly

>>>/4am/ - Losing control

>>>/girltalk/ - Girl Talk

>>>/kind/ - Random Acts of Kindness

>>>/late/ - Late Nights

>>>/v9k/ - Virgin9000

Networking/Social

>>>/soc/ - Social

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Hobbies

General Discussion

>>>/biz/ - Business and Finance

>>>/ck/ - Food & Cooking

>>>/co/ - Comics & Cartoons

>>>/fa/ - Fashion

>>>/hamradio/ - Electronics (electronics, tinkering, radio, amateur radio, and related electromagnetic phenomena discussion)

>>>/k/ - Weapons

>>>/mu/ - Music

>>>/o/ - Auto

>>>/t/ - Torrents and Trackers

>>>/tv/ - Television and Movies

Web Games and Roleplaying

>>>/builders/ - Hero and Nation Builders!

>>>/fapioh/ - Fapioh!

>>>/secretrule/ - Certified Autism

General Roleplaying

>>>/123456789012345678901234567890/ - Testing, Testing, 1, 2, 3 (MLP Roleplaying)

>>>/cyoa/ - Choose Your Own Adventure

>>>/erp/ - Erotic Roleplay

>>>/gtpone/ - Greentext Pone

>>>/pretend/ - Pretending to be a girl

>>>/quests/ - Quests & Forum Games

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Lifestyle Discussion

Web Culture and Memes

>>>/bane/ - Big Guys

>>>/baphomet/ - Raids and lulz

>>>/cow/ - Lolcows (Four years on 8chan!)

>>>/cure/ - Save us Cure-Chan!

>>>/ebola/ - Ebola (Ebola-chan)

>>>/hwndu/ - He Will Not Divide Us

>>>/just/ - FUCK MY SHIT UP

>>>/kkkmoon/ - WhiteTopia

>>>/vivian/ - Vivian James

Health and Self-Improvement

>>>/adv/ - Advice

>>>/doomer/ - Doomers Club

>>>/fit/ - Fitness, Health, Exercise, Dieting, etc

>>>/improve/ - Self Improvement

>>>/mental/ - Mental Health, Illnesses and Disorders

>>>/nofap/ - Fappers Anonymous

>>>/suicide/ - Suicide Tips & Tricks

Waifus

>>>/agatha/ - Agatha Discussion and Shitposting

>>>/anita/ - Anita Sarkeesian

>>>/ashleyj/ - Ashley Jones Discussion and More

>>>/boxxy/ - Boxxy/Catie Wayne

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Meta/Site Discussion and Imageboard Culture

Site Discussion/Board Advertising

>>>/boards/ - 8chan Boards

>>>/dir/ - 8chan's Board Directory

>>>/infinity/ - Infinity Never (board associated with the public mod account)

>>>/sudo/ - 8chan Tech Support (official meta board, owned by Codemonkey, 8chan's Admin)

Important: don't ask or complain for non-global mods/BOs behaviour on /sudo/!

Unless they break the Global Rule, Codemonkey won't help you. See the FAQ - https://8ch.net/faq.html#help-the-owner-of-x-board-is-doing-something-i-dont-like-remove-him

Remember: all boards on 8chan are operated independently by individual board owners and mods; 8chan's administration has nothing to do with the single boards moderation.

Imageboard Culture/News

>>>/irc/ - 4chan Janitor Logs (leaked 4chan janitor logs from 2011 to early 2015)

>>>/newspaper/ - 8chan Newspaper Bunbunmaru (chans culture/news)

Board-specific Discussion

>>>/ameta/ - /a/ Meta Discussion

>>>/metav/ - /v /Meta Discussion

>>>/polmeta/ - /pol/ Meta Discussion

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Non-English, Multilingual, Region-Specific Boards

Non-English/Multilingual Boards

>>>/27ch/ - 27chan (Brazilian Portuguese)

>>>/arepa/ - Venezuela ★ (Spanish, Venezuela)

>>>/argentina/ - Observatorio del INADI (Spanish, Argentina)

>>>/avatarchan20/ - Avatar Chan (English/Portuguese, tripcode only)

>>>/balt/ - Baltics (English/Estonian/Latvian/Lithuanian)

>>>/dempart/ - Blabla général (French)

>>>/cafechan/ - Кафе (Russian)

>>>/choroy/ - Choroy Pride (Spanish, Chile)

>>>/egy/ - Edgyptians (Arabic, Egypt)

>>>/esperanto/ - Verda-Chan (Esperanto)

>>>/espichan/ - (Spanish)

>>>/heilvasky/ - nech sa páčí do plynu (Slovak)

>>>/israel/ - Israel

>>>/ita/ - Sezione Italiana - Boia Chi Molla (Italian)

>>>/kocsog/ - KÖCSÖG (Hungarian)

>>>/magali/ - Magalichan (Portuguese)

>>>/misr/ - /مصر/ (Arabic, Egypt)

>>>/pinoy/ - The Most Powerful Race in the World (English/Tagalog)

>>>/rzabczan/ - Rzabczan (Polish)

>>>/russian/ - russian

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Politics, Religion, News, and Activism

General News and Politics

>>>/midpol/ - Politically (Mis)Informed (Centrist)

>>>/n/ - News

>>>/new/ - News, Politics, and Current Events

>>>/newspaper/ - 8chan Newspaper Bunbunmaru (8chan/imageboards-related news)

>>>/newsplus/ - News +

>>>/pol/ - Politically Incorrect

>>>/realnews/ - REAL NEWS

Religion

>>>/asatru/ - Asatru / Heathenry / Paganism

>>>/christ/ - Christian Discussion and Fellowship

>>>/christian/ - Christian Discussion and Fellowship

>>>/islam/ - 8ch Masjid

>>>/lds/ - Latter-day Saints

>>>/rel/ - Religion

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Pornography - General

3D

>>>/s/ - Sexy Beautiful Women

>>>/wx/ - Degenerate Central

2D

>>>/hentai/ - Hentai

>>>/hentaiporn/ - HentaiPorn (Hentai or Cartoon Porn)

>>>/kaatyuun/ - kaatyuun

Gay-Centered Porn

>>>/cuteboys/ - Boypussy

>>>/gachi/ - Gachihomo | Gachimuchi | Bara

>>>/y/ - Yaoi

Lesbian-Centered Porn

>>>/u/ - Yuri

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Pornography - Sexual Interests and Niches

General Discussion

>>>/d/ - Hentai/Alternative

>>>/rule34/ - Rule34 (If it exists, there's porn of it.)

Topical Discussion

>>>/abdl/ - Adult Baby - Diaper Lover

>>>/ara/ - 2D MILFs & Mature Women

>>>/bbw/ - Big Beautiful Women

>>>/beast/ - Bestiality & Zoophilia Art

>>>/chaos/ - Monster Alternative

>>>/clang/ - Robo/Mech/Cyborg Porn

>>>/delicious/ - Cake (Western lolis only)

>>>/feet/ - Feet

>>>/fukemo/ - Straight Furry Board

>>>/fur/ - Furry

>>>/gfd/ - Role Reversal and Gentle Femdom

>>>/gts/ - Giantess

>>>/hnt/ - Huge Natural Tits

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Judge Ginsburg

Q

Rumor says Judge Ginsburg is dead, true?

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Missing Boards in Categories General

Ask in this thread for a board to be added to the list.

Remember the general rule: boards generally should have more that 800 posts and show activity in within the last week to be added. I can make exceptions, though.

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Meta thread

Brand new meta thread.

If you want any changes to the board itself or have any questions, talk about it here.

Board updates are listed at >>177 if you wanna see them.

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Update Thread

Decided to have a thread with my updates to the board.

-Added >>>/d20/ in light of /tg/ getting raided. Will reintroduce /tg/ when it clears up.

-No reviews means I'll remove reviews at the end of the week if we don't get any.

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Libraries and Leaks

I am interested in boards that are either libraries or full of leaks. I just like to use imageboards at this point to find rare information.

e.g. >>>/leaks/

Any other boards like that?

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Pls add /mforte/

>>>/mforte/ is a moderated rational funpost in Spanish for everyone who can speak that language. But, English speakers can post on this board too, BO speak English and he can understand you.

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/animu/

Hello, /animu/'s BO here, I looked at the "differences between similar boards" page and read something that may give people the wrong idea about my board.

The parts I'm referring to are "and the posters are free to post as they please, regardless of if it has anything to do with anime or not" and "Seeks to be an anime-themed /b/".

I do actually intend for the board to be a place where you can discuss Japanese media such as anime or manga, our rules are simply not as strict of that as /a/, I allow what some may call "funposting" but that doesn't mean I'd allow threads without any purpose and which resemble spam such as what can be seen on /b/. So I'd say the current state of the board would much more resemble a board like /v/; a place where both formal discussion and lighthearted shitposting can be found.

The reason for this part being inaccurate may be because the board used to have a different owner who may have wanted it to have a different purpose but I have been the current BO for almost a year now. If you could change that part of the board description to something more fitting that would be very much appreciated.

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Board Owner appreciation thread

What subject says.

I think board owner has done great job in creating a non-biased board list, alternative to the one presented by 8chan's inherent system. Since 8chan was all about user-moderated boards, why not have an user-moderated boardlist as well?

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Board Reviews

Post board reviews in this thread.

A brief description of the board that shows more than just the topic and name shall be given, possibly including:

>General Quality of Posting

>Speed of the Board

>CSS

>Board Owner Behavior

>Best Traits

>Worst Traits

>You might like this board if you like…

>If you like this board you might also like…

Feel free to add other info if you retain them necessary.

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?

Why is /kind/ categorized as "Not shitpost-friendly"?

Take note that I'm not asking you to change it.

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Error in alts.html

>https://8ch.net/dir/alts.html

>/b/: Only moderated by global mods

This is incorrect, most of the globals dislike touching /b/ if they can help it

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/dir/ is closing for now

When those around you aren't willing to take a stand for what's right, sometimes you have to be the one to strike first.

As some of you may be aware, there's an issue involving /gamergatehq/'s board owner, and whether or not he may be an FBI informant. What is known are these things by his own admissions: he keeps files on those that post on his board, and that he's good with an FBI agent on a first name basis. He used this dossier as well as cross-referencing post histories made on his board with the information he gathered on these people and shared some or all of this information with an FBI agent. Couple this with the deal he made with Hotwheels in which he's allowed exceptional treatment in the form of extra pages in return for not fucking up his board, and we have a bit of a dilemma.

Hotwheels said that Acid's admission that he wasn't an informant was good enough here.

https://twitter.com/infinitechan/status/670247018040717312

https://twitter.com/infinitechan/status/670247211507150848

Now, I don't know the exact details of the situation. I've heard that he was swatted, and that it was a simple knock and questioning. I've also heard that there wasn't anything resembling a swatting called in, but tips regarding the BO trading some rather illicit information on another board. This is all irrelevant.

What is relevant is that HW just gave someone implicit permission to use a popular board regarding a controversial topic to combine personal information and posting history of users and report them to the FBI.

I don't know whether or not Hotwheels is apathetic or what's going on, but recently, he's been content to lead from the back and not address any sort of issues involving his user base or anything more than the technical end of the site. In 2014, I respected him since he was much more of a man of the people than Moot was, happy to engage users, to directly address issues brought up by those supporting his site even if they were on non-global boards, and show that he was one of us. That's gone now. He had an opportunity to show that he was willing to lead from the front once more and handle something as egregious as a popular board being treated as a honeypot, and he instead chose to listen when the one involved said he "dindu nuffin," even after Hotwheels gave his board preferential treatment in return for not being a complete fuckup.

I created /dir/ as an attempt to make the site better, as a supplement to /boards/ and the board.html page. Something to benefit the site and the user base as a whole. I'll keep the information I amassed, this isn't a nuke. But I can't keep supporting the site as long as the admin is going to allow board owners to abuse their privileges and inform on users that post anything controversial. A tolerance for honeypots is not something I will tolerate. You all deserve better than what Hotwheels is giving you right now and /dir/ will remain mothballed until he finds some of the spine that made him so respected in 2014 and stands up for anons.

Edit: /dir/ is not closing. This is now locked.

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What an awesome idea for a board

Seriously, good on the Board Owner for making this, definitely keeping this faved.

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Religious Additives

Hello, /dir/.

A pleasant and orderly directory.

I would like to recommend four boards to be placed underneath the Religious section.

>>>/eris/ [discordian board, riddles and popes abound]

>>>/satanic/ [lhp and occult-oriented discussions and philosophizing]

>>>/satan/ [anti-abrahamic satanic conversation]

>>>/satanworship/ [open spiritual/religious cyber-prayer/ritual board]

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Announcement

Just did a cleanup, removed some dead boards. Gonna make a few guidelines for what I use to count as a dead board.

If you want your board put back up, or have a board you see that's missing, drop me a line!

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/bunker

>>>/bunker/

Can /bunker please be added to General shitpost friendly?

It's a backup/raid time board for /b. It's meant to be like the old bunker sub domain.

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/desu/

please add /desu/ to the web culture section, thanks and Desu~

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           |  ハ ヽ、_/|_|X圧|   __|ニV{廴/|トV/       |
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waifus

>Waifus

> >>>/ashleyj/ - Ashley Jones Discussion and More

>>>/mai/ - Waifu

> >>>/rose/ - randytaylor69

> >>>/vivian/ - Vivian James

>>>/waifuist/ - Waifuist

>>>/wff/ - Waifus for fun

> >>>/yulch/ - ТОТ Юльч (Russian Yulia waifu board)

There is now /waifu/, also please take all the ones about stalking women off the "waifu" category, maybe celebrity section or something?

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Missing categories

There are some categories that would be useful to not be misc.

First of all. Directories under general. >>>/dir/ >>>/boards/ and any number of other redirection based boards would be here. Not much, but I could see this being a really relevant category that people would use a lot.

The "I don't want to talk just give me the goods" category if you will. >>>/n/ might be useful with it's format here.

Next. Meta. You know what this will include. >>>/operate/ >>>/meta/ obviously. But also things like >>>/polmeta/

There are a ton of board specific metaboards and it would be a shame not to have them in a directory.

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?

What about >>>/e/?

Maybe rename "Fetish" to "Sexual Interests" or something more general? Fetish = "a form of sexual desire in which gratification is linked to an abnormal degree to a particular object, item of clothing, part of the body, etc.", for example some yurifags object strongly to having yuri labelled as a fetish.

Or maybe just "Adult" like halfchan does. (What about SFW boards that may be themed around a sexual interest, like a SFW /cuteboys/, /y/ or /u/?)

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Waifus

You forgot >>>/wff/