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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.

Æ Roadmap

  • 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! - aediot

    Opera Browser

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    Opera (pronounced Oprah) is the only existing web browser created by Norwegians. Its trademark logo consists of a three-dimensional gaping anus. It is now free, but no one on the internet noticed because they all pirated it anyway. Users tend to change their skin as often as they check the homepage (over 9000 times a day). Opera is the most efficient way to browse the internet and quickly load porn. Opera developers' mission statement is to cram as much crap as possible into one program. Understandably, no body has any idea what the hell Opera is.

    Opera fucking sucks. It doesn't help that it's being run on a Mac.

    Using Opera is not suggested unless you are either gay, retarded, Norwegian or all of the above. This is probably not an issue since nobody actually uses Opera, making it the only browser less popular than links.

    Opera Features

    • Fast, almost entirely inaccurate HTML rendering. But according to the developers it's the site at fault, not the browser.
    • The ability to install custom themes and worksets. This is to create a massive cluttered window similar to IE users who install every toolbar known to man.
    • It has the ability to make your friends think highly of themselves because they're much more 1337 using an even less well known browser than you.
    • Special voice playback technology that provides low quality text-to-speech, plus a 15MB download for functionality. It also causes Opera to freeze and crash. Really.
    • It lets you look down your nose at people who use browsers that don't require them to program their own custom javascript just to block ads.
    • Mouse gestures. Opera will automatically go to Goatse if you move your cursor exactly three pixels to the left on odd-numbered months, but only if your name ends with an "e".
    • Combines Internet Explorer's uselessness with Firefox's fanboyism, plus tabs.
    • IRC: Like mIRC with training wheels. It is not recommended to go on ED IRC using Opera.
    • The scroll button locks up if you're not careful, then you have to do it manually, or restart Opera.
    • Special "volume lock" which prevents you from muting your gay porn.
    • Saving Sessions: Remember Last Thursday when you were masturbating to Leo? Well now you can recall it.
    • An annoying habit of opening the "About Opera" page in the current tab, causing you to lose whatever information you put into any forms on that page.

    Typical Opera browser user

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    Opera Troubleshooting

    If you are having trouble getting Opera to work, follow these instructions:


    1. sudo rm -rf / (You should be logged in as root, since that's the only way to really have control over your machine).
    2. Insert Windows XP CD.
    3. Don't save any partition space.
    4. Install.
    5. ????
    6. Profit


    1. Go to /Applications/ and move Opera to the Trash.
    2. Under the Finder menu, select Secure Empty Trash (Always do secure delete in case some asshole wants to recover Opera in an attempt to play a cruel joke).
    3. Open Safari.
    4. Under Safari preferences, set the default browser to a non-Opera browser of your choice.
    5. See steps 2-6 of Linux.


    1. Go to Add/Remove Programs.
    2. Select Opera.
    3. Click Remove.

    Alternative fixes

    • Get off the internets.
    • System32 may need to be removed if you have not recently cleared it.


    See also