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2022-02-20 12:47:08 AM  
"Weird Al" Yankovic Live! - It's All About the Pentiums
Youtube _XOu-xylr0g
 
2022-02-20 12:58:04 AM  
How long will Dump's Treason Social stay up I wonder
 
2022-02-20 12:58:43 AM  
"Using Trump's followers on the platform as an estimate, as of Friday there were roughly 1.8 thousand users signed up."

Wow, that's sounds like so many.
 
2022-02-20 1:27:54 AM  
"When you look at a screenshot it looks like Twitter but when you use it the flow is a lot different."

Where have I heard that before?

vanilla ice-it's not the same
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2022-02-20 2:06:34 AM  

RolandTGunner: "Using Trump's followers on the platform as an estimate, as of Friday there were roughly 1.8 thousand users signed up."

Wow, that's sounds like so many.


That's a lot more than eighteen hundred.

/two hundred more and they would have gone with thousands.
 
2022-02-20 2:27:50 AM  
Active Measure Delight
 
433 [TotalFark]
2022-02-20 3:23:25 AM  
It is worth some laughs, but it's worth some attention.  If it can be pulled off even for a little while, it has the potential to perpetuate the festering of a cesspool, and that's whether or not it remains available as an app.

If it has any success at all, it shows that factions in the future will be able to hold their own court and insulate themselves while they use clones of mainstream services.  This could even develop without you knowing about it, instead of being result of TFG's f*cked up hold on portions of the republican party.

Watch out for it, watch out for it again in the future.
 
2022-02-20 4:22:29 AM  
What level of content moderation should users expect

Bans for posting anything but insane right-wing slants on everything, tumbleweeds and crickets otherwise.

There are reasons Fox News never has a live audience.
 
2022-02-20 5:13:02 AM  

koder: What level of content moderation should users expect

Bans for posting anything but insane right-wing slants on everything, tumbleweeds and crickets otherwise.

There are reasons Fox News never has a live audience.


Devin Nunes is running it.
It's a honeytrap for dissenters.
 
2022-02-20 5:33:43 AM  
Users were asked to post, like and repost other content to test the platform's bandwidth Thursday evening, a capacity experiment which made items load even slower.

If know one thing to be true, it is this:  Trump's new website is hosted in an empty beach house at Mag-a-Lago, connected to the hotel's WiFi, and their plans to scale include expanding to the guest suite.
 
2022-02-20 5:36:34 AM  
"The design is clean," he added. "When you look at a screenshot it looks like Twitter but when you use it the flow is a lot different."

The new QAnon theory will be that the number 503 is a secret communication from Trump.
 
2022-02-20 5:45:37 AM  
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I expect to see massive quantities of unsolicited Dick Pics on that new site.
 
2022-02-20 5:46:31 AM  
Would you trust Donald John Trump, who stole boxes of classified information, with your credit card number?
 
2022-02-20 5:57:02 AM  
I'll assume the budget for this endeavor is actually a large negative number.
 
2022-02-20 5:57:10 AM  
And approximately 1.8 nanoseconds from launch there will be TrumpTruth-level PREMIUM accounts, where all one has to do is enter a valid credit card number to get MAGAccess to Trump's PERSONAL feeds ahead of everyone else.

The 20 minute trial is free with a six-month prepayment, and if you want to cancel and let America die a socialist firepit of woke anal rape and roasted Christian babies on sale at every Wendy's, well, then all you need to do is not be sure to don't forget to unclick the opt-out box to negatively assert your denial of non-automatic debit vouchsafing for unasserted prevarication of investment dissolving amortization. It's that simple!
 
2022-02-20 6:05:35 AM  

RolandTGunner: "Using Trump's followers on the platform as an estimate, as of Friday there were roughly 1.8 thousand users signed up."

Wow, that's sounds like so many.


Well, you do have to first donate to the RNC to complete sign up.
 
2022-02-20 6:20:47 AM  

koder: What level of content moderation should users expect

Bans for posting anything but insane right-wing slants on everything, tumbleweeds and crickets otherwise.

There are reasons Fox News never has a live audience.


Because the average age of a Fox viewer is dead?
 
2022-02-20 6:37:22 AM  

Purple_Urkle: Would you trust Donald John Trump, who stole boxes of classified information, with your credit card number?


There are things I would absolutely trust him to do with my credit card number.
 
2022-02-20 6:38:14 AM  
There are so many possible ways this will go wrong.

The most likely based on recent experience with all the other attempts to do exactly the same farking thing will be security failures, plus vast amounts of trolling by fake accounts attacking the nazis, a good number of which will belong to Farkers happy to share their trolling exploits on these very pages (and I for one look forward to that).

The next range of possible fark-ups is that Trump essentially sabotages his own device by collecting credit-card details etc and including a clause way down in the fine print that uses authorise him to take regular campaign donations, non-refundable, and he constantly spams them with even by their appetites way too much Trump spam.

But we can't discount the possibility that the entire platform simply sucks balls, is way too slow, hopelessly inaccurate, over-occupied by advertising, blows up users' devices and is so hopeless as to be completely pointless.

The one prediction I feel safe making is that this is going to fail, the result will not be "the next Twitter" or whatever, it will be entirely historical in six months. But how we get there remains to be seen.
 
2022-02-20 6:42:32 AM  
You know that Trump is going to sit there all day deleting users and posts that don't worship him hard enough.
 
2022-02-20 6:44:14 AM  

KarmicDisaster: You know that Trump is going to sit there all day deleting users and posts that don't worship him hard enough.


Too much work for him.
 
2022-02-20 6:45:02 AM  
Even his grifts are failures.

I swear his ancestors must have owned a wagon and sold hair tonic town to town.
 
2022-02-20 6:47:11 AM  

KarmicDisaster: You know that Trump is going to sit there all day deleting users and posts that don't worship him hard enough.


YES! That is exactly what's going to happen. Maybe 20 per cent of accounts will survive the first month, the rest are going to say something at some point which he decides is either disloyal or just low-class and boom, off they go.
 
2022-02-20 7:09:39 AM  

HerptheDerp: Even his grifts are failures.

I swear his ancestors must have owned a wagon and sold hair tonic town to town.


Whoremongers
 
2022-02-20 7:28:28 AM  
My parents in the 90s: Be careful who you talk to on the internet. Nobody can be trusted!

My parents now: President Trump sent me an e-mail asking for my social security number! It must be urgent!
 
2022-02-20 7:34:10 AM  

MattytheMouse: My parents in the 90s: Be careful who you talk to on the internet. Nobody can be trusted!

My parents now: President Trump sent me an e-mail asking for my social security number! It must be urgent!


I swear my dad(or inlaws, or both) keep giving rnc/trump access to their contacts as there is no way I should be getting so many spam text messages from Don Jr and republican causes
 
2022-02-20 7:36:40 AM  
"The main thing I'm curious about is whether whoever is running this platform is going to allow it to devolve into a site for conspiracy theorists and white supremacists," Paul Barrett, deputy director of the NYU Stern Center for Business and Human Rights, told The Hill.

It's Trump's site. No devolution will be necessary.
 
2022-02-20 7:39:56 AM  
Make sure you put your name, social security number, credit card with expiration date and security code, and banking information in your account to make it easier for the "hackers" to steal your dumbass identity for signing up with a shyster.

"Hackers" is in quotes because it will probably just take entry level skills to crack the site's "security"
 
2022-02-20 7:56:26 AM  

foo monkey: Users were asked to post, like and repost other content to test the platform's bandwidth Thursday evening, a capacity experiment which made items load even slower.

If know one thing to be true, it is this:  Trump's new website is hosted in an empty beach house at Mag-a-Lago, connected to the hotel's WiFi, and their plans to scale include expanding to the guest suite.


You take that back! Trump would never do that! He'd use the neighbor's Wi-Fi.
 
2022-02-20 8:06:14 AM  
I expect it to have all the quality devSecOps practices of Parler, which is to say, none.
 
2022-02-20 8:07:00 AM  
It will fail for the reason other attempts at doing this have failed: the people who'd post there don't want to hear people agreeing with them, they want to "own the libs."
 
2022-02-20 8:09:38 AM  
How do they plan to make money off this? It probably involves stealing underpants.
 
2022-02-20 8:24:26 AM  
Oh ye of little faith, this time for sure! They already have literally tens - hundreds even - of people signed up already!   Go go GQP.
 
2022-02-20 8:34:07 AM  

jake_lex: It will fail for the reason other attempts at doing this have failed: the people who'd post there don't want to hear people agreeing with them, they want to "own the libs."


The only way it works is if they create some liberal bots to be on the site for the other members to own. It could be lucrative for those bots.
 
2022-02-20 8:50:37 AM  
It's called "Truth", or "Pravda" in the original Russian.
 
2022-02-20 8:51:43 AM  

GlamrLama: jake_lex: It will fail for the reason other attempts at doing this have failed: the people who'd post there don't want to hear people agreeing with them, they want to "own the libs."

The only way it works is if they create some liberal bots to be on the site for the other members to own. It could be lucrative for those bots.


One bot could be called Hillary4Life, and everyone would respond to it, "yeah, life in prison!"
 
2022-02-20 8:54:51 AM  
I look forward to dumpy disowning Nunes after this stupidity goes tits up like the rest of their attempts at tech
 
2022-02-20 9:07:55 AM  
Half of the users will be the media.  They will quickly to create alts to quote without too much effort.   The alts will be renamed "Truth Social Favorites" and endorse candidates for the mid term elections.
 
2022-02-20 9:22:10 AM  
Twitter's going to bury them in paperwork for copying their UI.
 
2022-02-20 10:05:21 AM  
Surprisingly, the launch of Truth Social isn't a big deal over in Freeperville, Trumplandia. I'm getting a bit of whipped dog feel over there. Actual copy and pasta:

"They banned the Parler app.
How long till they ban this too."

"How long before Apple pulls it out of their store? "

"I give it two weeks at most before it is banned from store. "

"Actually.... and strangely enough... Trump and Tim Cook have a pretty good biz relationship last I checked.
Look it up!"

"That's a dumb move. I'm not signing up with Apple just to download an app. "

"They will give it a couple of months before they release the names of all who downloaded so we can be "watched..." "

"Keep the crazy posters out of there and it has a chance.
Start seeing posters writing that President Trump will be placed back into office by the military, or that the government should be overthrown, etc? Yeah, the app will be pulled."

"I think everyone should sign up ASAP.
Apple will think twice before upsetting 25 million customers.
*That* is how we get big tech to stay out of our way...numbers."

"Who hosts the Truth Social back ends? Even if entirely in friendly hands I simply DO NOT trust that a mole sys admin is not employed. Just one Aldrich Ames spoils the whole barrel of apples. Plus way too many Apple employees have access to complete info on all iphone downloaders. "
 
2022-02-20 10:25:11 AM  

flappy_penguin: MattytheMouse: My parents in the 90s: Be careful who you talk to on the internet. Nobody can be trusted!

My parents now: President Trump sent me an e-mail asking for my social security number! It must be urgent!

I swear my dad(or inlaws, or both) keep giving rnc/trump access to their contacts as there is no way I should be getting so many spam text messages from Don Jr and republican causes


"It's for flappy's own good."
 
2022-02-20 10:31:22 AM  
Checked out the beta last week. The hookers and blow feature still needs some work. The added fins are nice and add some wind resistance as well. Plus the racing stripe is kinda sporty.
 
2022-02-20 10:32:17 AM  

zetar: Surprisingly, the launch of Truth Social isn't a big deal over in Freeperville, Trumplandia. I'm getting a bit of whipped dog feel over there. Actual copy and pasta:

"They banned the Parler app.
How long till they ban this too."

"How long before Apple pulls it out of their store? "

"I give it two weeks at most before it is banned from store. "

"Actually.... and strangely enough... Trump and Tim Cook have a pretty good biz relationship last I checked.
Look it up!"

"That's a dumb move. I'm not signing up with Apple just to download an app. "

"They will give it a couple of months before they release the names of all who downloaded so we can be "watched..." "

"Keep the crazy posters out of there and it has a chance.
Start seeing posters writing that President Trump will be placed back into office by the military, or that the government should be overthrown, etc? Yeah, the app will be pulled."

"I think everyone should sign up ASAP.
Apple will think twice before upsetting 25 million customers.
*That* is how we get big tech to stay out of our way...numbers."

"Who hosts the Truth Social back ends? Even if entirely in friendly hands I simply DO NOT trust that a mole sys admin is not employed. Just one Aldrich Ames spoils the whole barrel of apples. Plus way too many Apple employees have access to complete info on all iphone downloaders. "


The best thing is how thin skinned is he right is. I shall be there day one in my best troll attire spreading actual facts in a fun and amusing way.

If it's like Parler, I'll be banned by people with no sense of humor who can't handle basic web administrator duties.

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2022-02-20 10:45:34 AM  

433: It is worth some laughs, but it's worth some attention.  If it can be pulled off even for a little while, it has the potential to perpetuate the festering of a cesspool, and that's whether or not it remains available as an app.

If it has any success at all, it shows that factions in the future will be able to hold their own court and insulate themselves while they use clones of mainstream services.  This could even develop without you knowing about it, instead of being result of TFG's f*cked up hold on portions of the republican party.

Watch out for it, watch out for it again in the future.


As soon as it devolves into white supremacy Apple and Google will pull it from their app stores.  It will die the same death as the rest of the "free speech" platforms.
 
2022-02-20 10:57:00 AM  

zetar: "I think everyone should sign up ASAP.
Apple will think twice before upsetting 25 million customers.
*That* is how we get big tech to stay out of our way...numbers."


Did this jabroni think Google cared about 25 million customers when they spiked Parler?
 
2022-02-20 11:03:41 AM  
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He's got you looking at the website and its prospects.

Nobody cares about the website.

(And none of the principals involved in the grift has any motivation to care what happens to the company, nor its stonk price, after they cash out. And because of the way the deals are constructed they effectively cash out the day of the de-SPAC conversion.)

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He's already made the money. Free and clear. The grift was through DWAC, and indirectly through PHUN.

https://slate.com/news-and-politics/2021/12/trump-spac-dwac-media-explained.html
 
2022-02-20 11:06:04 AM  
Has the RamRanch user name been reserved yet?
 
2022-02-20 11:06:36 AM  

no1curr: How long will Dump's Treason Social stay up I wonder


I'm looking to see who will be taking bets on how many days before their first major security breach and how much data will be stolen.
 
2022-02-20 11:14:27 AM  
Is it my imagination, or is this the second or third time they have tried to do this?
 
2022-02-20 11:17:07 AM  

Billy Bathsalt: Is it my imagination, or is this the second or third time they have tried to do this?


I think it was supposed to launch in November, so you're just remembering the previous failures.
 
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