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1: Which cancelled sitcom best describes my life?

Honestly, I can't really give a good answer here, as I don't really watch a lot of sitcoms. I guess I'll substitute by saying what my favorite sitcom is, which would be Father Ted. Granted, it's also sort of my favorite by default, but still, it's a good show. I'd recommend it.

2: What does Vaporwave mean to me?

It's a product of a culture that is currently in a weird place in regards to the internet. It's old enough for there to be a definite history, and arguably even a unique universal subculture, but it's also young enough for its beginnings to be well within living memory. For some, it's both a nostalgic and cynical look at an era that is still very vibrantly alive in the cultural conscious/subconscious. For others (like myself, kind of on the old end of Gen Z), it's a glimpse into a place that they have only known in indirect ways, through its aesthetics, movies, music, art, history books, etc. but never got to experience themselves, from Reagan's presidency, the Aids epidemic, the Chernobyl disaster and a whole load of other iconic 80's moments and movements (and less iconic parts, of course.) But to be honest, Vaporwave isn't really my thing. Not saying it's bad, or even that I don't like it, but it's not really my thing. And yes, I know that Vaporwave is a big part of this forum, but I just joined because the community seems cool and this is an interesting place. Kind of a throwback to an age of the internet I never really experienced for myself that much.

3: What subgenres are you into the most?

I assume that this is in reference to Vaporwave, but, as stated previously, I'm not really into it that much, so I couldn't give you a good answer on that front. But I can tell you which subgenre of music I'm into the most, and that would be shoegaze, by a wide margin.

I. Love. Shoegaze.

I assume that most people here are familiar with it, but on the off-chance that even one person here doesn't know what I'm talking about, I'd recommend Loveless by My Bloody Valentine as a starter album. It practically defined the genre, and decades later it's still one of the best. It showed me what music could really be.

4: How did you find out about this place?

>>redditcostanzayeahrightsmirk costanzayeahrightsmirk

5: What do you like to do for fun?

Shitposting, for one. But I suppose that's a given here. Listening to music, especially stuff that I haven't heard before. And taking walks looking out for weird shit is always a good time. Sometimes I get to be the weird shit. It's always fun to have a dash of the surreal in your life, and even more fun to put a dash in other's.
 
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1 [ Which cancelled sitcom best describes my life?]:
Don't know, I overthink and have constant existential crises. I oscillate between using too much drugs and none at all. So whatever sitcom with a character like that.
2 [What does Vaporwave mean to me?]:
It is an aesthetic that I find pleasing. Personally, I am more into cyberpunk but I see the appeal of vaporwave.
3 [What subgenres are you into the most?]:
I am not familiar with any subgenres of vaporwave.
4 [How did you find out about this place?]:
I like conspiracies, not because I believe them but because they entertain me. It is like a story from a book but with higher chances of being real and not fleshed out such that I can add my own things to it. With that being said, I found a link to the forum on /r/highstrangeness and the linked post peaked my interest. I wanted to ask a question about it here and therefore I made an account.
5 [What do you like to do for fun?]:
Too many things, first and foremost mathematical philosophy and philosophy of mathematics.
 
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Ruby Hexagon

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1. What cancelled sitcom best describes your life?
I don't know to be honest. Not much of a sitcom watcher.

2. What does Vaporwave mean to you?
Pft, a myriad of things. Having been born in the late 80s, a lot of nostalgia comes in digital form. In one way I resent this, on the other hand it's inescapable, nobody can choose what they're nostalgic about. Hailing from the Atlantic, I find most comfort in the summer vibes of the 90s; beaches, exotic video clips, SEGA games and so on. I'm not that much into the "conscious" aspect of the movement, but it can be interesting at times.

3. What subgenres are you most into?
I try to be as open as possible, although obviously I favor certain stuff. Growing up, I had a psychedelic phase, a metal phase, later an electronic phase which lasted for about a decade... so I tend to listen to electronic music, whether it's deep house, detroit techno, italodisco or vaporwave.

4. How did you find out about this place?
I don't even remember. I've been lurking for a while. Probably got linked to the Dead Internet Theory.

5. What do you do for fun?
Being as unfun as possible. And browsing imageboards, occasionally playing guitar, compulsively trying to find crowdless places to walk and so on.
 
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1: Not a watcher
2: The aesthetics and ideas around it are interesting to me but I've only listened to three VW albums.
3: ^
4: Random searches trying to find some nice discussion site as I never found chan sites to be that great for discussion a lot of the time.
5: Internet, read, albums, keyboard, draw.
 
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Hello! I'm excited to have found this site. :)

What cancelled sitcom best describes your life?
I never really watched much TV, especially sitcoms, so I'm not really sure. Maybe The Addams Family? My whole family is pretty strange.
What does Vaporwave mean to you?
Nostalgia for a future envisioned by the past.
What subgenres are you most into?
Mallsoft and Futurefunk mostly.
How did you find out about this place?
There was a discussion about something on another site I was on and I wasn't familiar with one of the theories a poster mentioned so I searched it and got linked to a post here. Thought the site looked cool so I browsed around and fell in love. I'm into vaporwave and love the idea of an old web throwback forum (I miss the Good Old Days of the net so much).
What do you do for fun?
I read a lot and watch films, mostly horror. I'm sick a lot so I don't get to go out much but I like to do outdoorsy things when I can like camping and hiking.
 
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Greetings! I'm your local Webzone Informer. Information accessible anytime anywhere!

What cancelled sitcom best describes your life?

Home Improvement, obviously.

What does Vaporwave mean to you?
I have no idea why, but this genre of art and music makes me feel nostalgic for a time I hadn't even been alive for.

What subgenres are you most into?
I'm not really sure, I like a lot of art from this culture. I like a bit of all.

How did you find out about this place?
I just somehow stumbled upon this place! Awesome!


What do you do for fun?
I like to go for walks, listen to music, watch movies, read books, play videogames, and chat with people!
 
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What cancelled sitcom best describes your life?

green acres.

What does Vaporwave mean to you?

Vaporwave is music made from other music, often music that has been largely forgotten. In a sense it is a great recycling of what would have been lost material. I love that aspect of it as well as it being a kind of homebrew music.

What subgenres are you most into?

Almost anything with Wave at the end of it. I also really enjoy city pop.

How did you find out about this place?

Found it from an advertisement on 4chan.

What do you do for fun?

I enjoy gardening. computing and restoring old electronics. I also sometimes make some newer electronics but my skills are not quite there yet. I can however makes so rather nice looking blinkening lights.
 
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What cancelled sitcom best describes your life?
Better call saul, because sometimes it really is tempting to disappear from your life and manage a low traffic cinnabon.

What does Vaporwave mean to you?
I've always viewed vaporwave as a limbo between a peaceful corner of the internet and the endless consumerist branding that stops you from getting there. It's where the two worlds start to bleed into one another. Like you're in transit.

But it's probably not really that deep lol.

What subgenres are you most into?
Post internet, whatever blank banshee would be classified as, and broken transmission.

How did you find out about this place?
I found a link for it on 4chan a long time ago and never made an account, then I remembered about this place just yesterday.

What do you do for fun?
I like programming, video games, and learning about cool new stuff, outdoors I like rock climbing and other outdoorsy stuff.
 
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Mai

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What cancelled sitcom best describes your life?

Scream Queens Season 2. It's a long story.

What does Vaporwave mean to you?

Hmmm... I would say the future. Since humanity relies on technology more than ever before. I'd imagine people will ~invent~ some interestic instruments in the future and vaporwave is the genre that will be mainstream :D

What subgenres are you most into?

Late Night Lo-Fi, Synthwave, Mallsoft.

How did you find out about this place?

I was researching the dead internet theory and ended up here :pepoClown:

What do you do for fun?

I make complicated conspiracies out of everything, I worldbuild for fun, study fashion and garment making as hobby. I'm also interested in medical biochemistry, genetics, anatomy and everything that has to do with the human body.
 
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I just realized I never properly introduced myself on this forum

What cancelled sitcom best describes your life?

I don't know, I watched to many cheesy cancelled sitcoms with the same premise I couldn't answer this question in a good way.

What does Vaporwave mean to you?


Nothing specific. it's good music, makes me feel nostalgic, the community is great for the most part amongst other things.

What subgenres are you most into?


I've been listening to a lot of future funk but I really like signalwave. I always found old TV commercials very charming and nostalgic so I find the ways they can be sampled in vaporwave to be full of interesting and creative possibilities. I also really like mallsoft, late night lofi and segahaze

How did you find out about this place?

I heard about it from a few ads in private suite. I decided to check it out somewhat recently after rereading some of my physical copies.

What do you do for fun?

I like to go to the gym, skateboard, and listen to music, but i often find myself sitting around the house being bored
 
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Sup. I'm Edgar and I stumbled upon this forum while browsing the chans. it gives me the comfy vibes of early internet communities and i luv that. I study informatics engineering, make music in my free time, read and watch kinos.

What does Vaporwave mean to you? The simple fact that it exists is a great postmodern statement. First time I listened to Macintosh Plus I couldn't believe it was real lmao. I'm not an enormous fan of the genre but honestly I think it hasn't been explored enough, there's a lot you can do with the concepts - maybe I'll get into it myself someday?
Eccojams is probably my favourite.

 
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What cancelled sitcom best describes your life?
Feels like my life is less like a sitcom and more like some greentext shitpost.

What does Vaporwave mean to you?
It's an appeal to early millennial nostalgia? Sounds and images reshaped into the context we had experiencing them as kids.

What subgenres are you most into?
Uh, the tracks reminiscent to a status or start menu in an RPG. I've already discovered some artist's whose work I enjoyed through here. my personal 'comfy' sounds: late 90s dnb/jungle, some trance from y2k era. aphex twin, autechre, etc.

How did you find out about this place?
Been lurking for awhile. After browsing public servers on Matrix, found a tiny imageboard, which linked me here. The process of stumbling on this place reminded me of browsing the old internet for niche communities, and a lot of topics here seem to revolve around that. One one hand I miss surfing the old web, and on another, am fascinated by how the internet changed society, and introduced what I believe are multiple "psychic epidemics". This forum already has discussion around that phoenommynon. In a way, I'm interested in a solution, but also am content to hang out outside cancerous web giants and watch things burn. PepSiDawgwitcan

What do you do for fun?
Make art, read books, lift weights. Going to try and code a website this year. I said it so now the pressures on.
 
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What cancelled sitcom best describes your life?
Honestly I'm not a sitcom kinda guy. Nothing really springs to mind.

What does Vaporwave mean to you?
Beautiful, sweeping aesthetics and one hell of a strange feeling. Feels like stumbling into a time capsule of the internet before it made it big. It's nice.

What subgenres are you most into?
Always been a big fan of synthwave.

How did you find out about this place?
Found about this place through an advertisement on 4chan.

What do you do for fun?
Relax :maaan:
 
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Hello, I'm Daniel and I run the vaporwave label Occasionally Tapes.

What cancelled sitcom best describes your life?

None that I can tell.

What does Vaporwave mean to you?


I first got into it after hearing Chuck Person's Eccojams and fell in love with the sound, and the idea of recontextualizing pre-existing music and using it to create something new and fresh out of it. One thing I like in particular is taking tracks that are nostalgic to me personally and sampling them, I have projects where I do just that, like my aliases Nostalgic Intervention and Time Wizard for example. Apart from that, as a person who's been sick and miserable with a chronic illness for the past 8 years and can barely function properly, making music, art, and running a label is one of the few things I can do to have some semblance of productivity, and I like that I can also share it with others that enjoy it, and release music from other people that I like as well.

What subgenres are you most into?


Of just vaporwave in particular? Pretty much every single style there is, Eccojams is my first love, also really enjoy slushwave, signalwave, mallsoft, classic style, vapornoise, etc. Just about every style has something interesting to offer. Apart from vaporwave, I listen to pretty much anything, from EAI, metal, jazz, classical, electronic, etc, I can hardly think of any genres I don't like at least somewhat, and have a large collection of music of different styles and formats.

How did you find out about this place?


Saw it on reddit.

What do you do for fun?


Making music and art, watching anime, playing visual novels, running a vaporwave label. Also collecting physical copies of music, (cds, records, and cassettes), anime (blu rays, dvds).
 
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What cancelled sitcom best describes your life?

Well, I don't watch a lot of sitcoms so idk what could accurately sum my fuckups up well. But while I was looking up a few, Get a Life stuck out so.....I guess we'll go with that.

What does Vaporwave mean to you?

It kind of flip flops depending on what I'm listening to or how I'm feeling. Usually, it's a bit of an escape. A chance to chill out a bit and not deal with how busy life is. Other times it's making me have an existential crisis. It's hard for me to pin it down exactly, but something about escaping into a supposedly happier time or some other strange place that I was never a part of is both comforting and horrifying, and seeing the flaws in the world I'm escaping to only heighten those feeling for me.

What subgenres are you most into?

Future Funk and Virtual Utopia are my favorites. But sometimes I listen to Vaportrap.

How did you find out about this place?

Some madman posted this on a webring I frequent. It's the first time I saw anyone use it in years.

What do you do for fun?

For the most part, I read comics and manga, listen to some cool music, or fuck around online looking for old shit that hasn't been updated.
 
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What cancelled sitcom best describes your life?

Well, I don't watch a lot of sitcoms so idk what could accurately sum my fuckups up well. But while I was looking up a few, Get a Life stuck out so.....I guess we'll go with that.

What does Vaporwave mean to you?

It kind of flip flops depending on what I'm listening to or how I'm feeling. Usually, it's a bit of an escape. A chance to chill out a bit and not deal with how busy life is. Other times it's making me have an existential crisis. It's hard for me to pin it down exactly, but something about escaping into a supposedly happier time or some other strange place that I was never a part of is both comforting and horrifying, and seeing the flaws in the world I'm escaping to only heighten those feeling for me.

What subgenres are you most into?

Future Funk and Virtual Utopia are my favorites. But sometimes I listen to Vaportrap.

How did you find out about this place?

Some madman posted this on a webring I frequent. It's the first time I saw anyone use it in years.

What do you do for fun?

For the most part, I read comics and manga, listen to some cool music, or fuck around online looking for old shit that hasn't been updated.
Welcome to the road! What webring did u find agora on? Also why did u put your font white? :vargBanana:
 
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Welcome to the road! What webring did u find agora on? Also why did u put your font white? :vargBanana:
I was using dark mode and it stood out a bit more. I probably should've stuck with the default in hindsight. Also, it was an 8ch thing. When the site died, there were like 50 other spinoff bunkers made and this was posted on /cyber/ on one of them.
 
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Hello everyone :)

I run a music project: esfores.neocities.org

I love vaporwave and the entire aesthetic of this website, so I think I'll hang around for a while.

If you want to hang out, just reach out - I very much love meeting new friends.

I enjoy reading, writing, philosophy, music, esoteric Erisianism, original content, radio production, MS Paint, mowing the lawn, and the world wide web. Let's discuss something exciting.
 

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What cancelled sitcom best describes your life?
The only sitcom i have ever watched is king of the hill
What does Vaporwave mean to you?
vapor wave is just a nice art form to express ones self
What subgenres are you most into?

mallsoft
How did you find out about this place?
my brother left this on his web-browser now like a parasite i am here too
What do you do for fun?
websurfing all day like i was made for it
 
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