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    Sage

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    Proof sage still works in /b/

    Apart from being a versatile but unfunny herb, sage is a word originating from 2ch. Sage (pronounced sah-gay by Wapanese faggots and sayj by everyone else) is used to reply to a post without bumping it. It's done by putting it within the e-mail field and does not push the post to the top. Sage is frequently used on 2ch because it hides the user ID (giving true anonymity) and is also considered `polite.'

    Since then, its been ported to all the other chans. It is now used by /b/tards (That board is so consumed with underage b& 90% of the people there don't know what sage is) primarily to express displeasure to the post being replied to. On 4chan, if you want to use sage for its original purpose, without showing everyone online that you did, type "nokosage" in the email field. Most sage posts are made by oldfags.

    The word itself comes from the Japanese word,「下げる」 "sageru", (sah-gay-roo) meaning, 'to lower.' However, some argue that nobody really gives a shit. Amen /b/rother!

    Myth

    Many people have strange ideas about sage, which they got by believing what they heard on /b/ rather than going to page 14, saging a thread, and seeing for themselves. For example:

    • Sage doesn't still works in /b/.
    As of September 29, 2011, sage worked in /b/, exactly like it says it does in the FAQ. It's still working to this day.
    As of September 2, 2013, sage no longer works on /b/, (at least, not visibly) due to removal of IDs. RIP, sage.
    • Sage only works in lowercase, otherwise you bump the thread.
    On 4chan, 'sage', 'Sage', 'SAGE', 'SaGe', and now even 'nokosage' keep you from bumping the thread if you put it in the email field.
    • Sage makes a thread die sooner.
    Saging a thread does not make it die sooner, it only keeps you from bumping it, the same as if you had left the thread alone. Just because you didn't bump it doesn't mean someone else won't. The exception to this is sagebombing: When a thread reaches 250 replies, it can no longer be bumped. Most threads never get anywhere near this limit, but with a small botnet or a long list of unbanned proxies, you can sage a thread to max replies in a few minutes. If you don't have a botnet, your best tactic is to break up the thread with a large amount of text, as shown below. Note that until discussion in the thread has been killed, it is advantageous to not use sage, because it increases the time you have to wait between posts.

    Science

    1. Paste the code below into the link field of a bookmark
    2. Go to thread
    3. Fill out the captcha
    4. Click the link
    5. Submit


    javascript:s=Math.random()+"";while(s.length<1850)s+="W";for(i=0;i<50;i++)s+="\n.";with(post){com.value=s;submit()}
    or
    javascript: function randomalphanum() { var str = ""; var possible = "ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZabcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz0123456789"; for(var i=0; i < 1; i++) str += possible.charAt(Math.floor(Math.random() * possible.length)); return str; } function randomnum (min, max) { return Math.random() * (max - min) + min; } x=randomnum(1700, 1850); y=randomnum(10, 50); s=""; while(s.length<x) s+= randomalphanum(); for(i=0;i<y;i++) s+="\n" + randomalphanum(); with(post){ com.value=s; email.value="sage"; document.getElementById('quick_com_submit').click(); }

    Another cool thing you can do with sage:

    • Type sage inside the E-mail field.
    • Arbitrarily put the ASCII null character inside the field. like s+(alt+0157)+a+(alt+0157)+g+e(alt+0157).
    • Enjoy deceiving other people that you've saged a thread.


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