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Potential sources for documentation

Post by sneasel on Sun May 08, 2016 1:25 am

Encyclopedia Dramatica
website: http://www.encyclopediadramatica.se
PROS
The standard-bearer in terms of the documentation of general internet drama.
Deepest library of internet culture and drama on the web.
Articles generally written concisely and interestingly.

CONS
Documentation of current happenings could be slow and this wiki is not an all-encompassing resource.
Articles are not always completely accurate.
Access can be sporadic.

Kiwi Farms
website: http://www.kiwifar.ms
PROS
Documentation is generally informative
Many current happenings are covered
Topics categorized for easy navigation

CONS

Some threads bloated with unnecessary posts
Primarily lolcow focused

/cow/
website: http://www.8ch.net/cow/
PROS
Similar audience to Kiwi Farms however many different threads
Threads generally short

CONS
Anonymity of posters and information
Primarily lolcow focused

PULL
website: http://www.prettyuglylittleliar.net
PROS
Strong resource for "snowflake drama"
Informative posting

CONS
Limitations on information that can be posted
Mainly focused on snowflakes

lolcow.farm
website: http://www.lolcow.farm
PROS
Diverse in terms of internet drama covered (lolcows and snowflakes covered)
Very current

CONS
Mainly focused on female and feminine drama
Anonymity of posters

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Re: Potential sources for documentation

Post by Commander on Thu Jun 09, 2016 4:16 pm

Another con of the chan boards (see: /cow/ and lolcow.farm aka lolcowchan) is the way chan boards work. Old threads that go inactive are not kept in the files and get pushed off, so we may lose some interesting drama leads.

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