⚠️ Encyclopedia Dramatica is currently being restored by automated scripts ⚠️
There's been a lot of questions as to what's going on with the site and what comes next. So we have this (ordered) roadmap of what's being worked on and what's to come. This will be updated until the roadmap is complete as Æ has a lot of missing features and ideas that I'd like to fix in regards to its offerings before I implement big plans for the site's popularity and well-being in 2021.
Content restoration (Mostly done, few things missing that will be restored sporadically) Image restoration (Being run in background, nothing I can do cept wait)
Æ Imageboard (Currently being worked on)
Mediawiki upgrade and backend fixes
.onion domain for Tor-friendly editing and viewing
CSS overhaul (Fixing things like the videos on mobile, and overall a rehaul of the wiki's look to be more friendly to readers)
Paid bounty board for new articles (Won't be managed by me for legal reasons however I will ensure it runs smoothly)
Anonymous phone # service for those seeking ban evades from Twitter as well as a phone number not tied to their name (more details at launch)
Currently we are nearing our annual LLC renewal fee ($650) as well throwing the funds required for these other changes and aspects. If you would like to support Æ consider purchasing a copy of The Hustler's Bible or securing some Merch. Donating is also appreciated however I would rather give something back as per the two options above.
If you have any questions you can join our public Telegram chat to DM me privately or @ me in chat.
You can also email me via [email protected]
Merch notes: Thank you to all who have purchased merch. We will ship late January or mid February depending on our provider's speed.
Here's to setting the world on fire in 2021!
|It's over (for now) stop asking how to get free mousepads!|
ArtsCow is a website where people can get useless everyday items personalized with anything they want. They are also the cause of a period of Facebook friend whoring.
Sometime in July 2010 ArtsCow decided to offer thousands of free personalized mousepads to users of Facebook. All someone had to do to get one was have a Facebook account with at least 50 friends.
What a fucking retarded move that was. As soon as users of /v/ heard about this exploitable deal, small communities started on Facebook revolving around getting free mousepads. Simply joining one of these groups and friending fucking everyone got you enough friends in a matter of minutes. People started making extra accounts and made the needed friends on these accounts for extra mousepads, slightly changing how the address was written to avoid the 1 mousemat per household regulation.
It was an impressive feat for the /v/irgins, who were now farming mousepads 'erry day. All it took was proxies or an IP change to continue raping ArtsCow of their assets.
Some people were too stupid to follow orders thus ended up having to pay postage. They then went on asking "OMG HOW DO I GET FREE POSTAGE?!?1" whilst flaming ArtsCow's Facebook and claiming it was some sort of scam. Regardless, the deal was over on the 1st of August 2010. Go home.
Shortly after this, ArtsCow started giving out free personalized memopads, but this required having a Facebook account at least 180 days old. At least one lesson was learned.
—Facebook pissing people off.
There was a rumor going around that mousepads had dead bugs in the packages. No, there aren't any bugs. Quit being gullible.
- AOL, who 10 years ago also distributed a ton of free useless shit.
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