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Hello, my name is manpaint and I am a professional graphic designer and hobbyist archivist. I have recently felt in the Yesterweb rabbit hole and now I am here. This place is refreshing compared to the rest of the "normal" internet.

What cancelled sitcom best describes your life?

Unable to answer. This would require me to watvh TV and I do not.

What does Vaporwave mean to you?

Well I am mostly into Yesterweb asthetics/movement, but I consider it related to Vaporwave. Truth to be told I am not really into the music but I dig the vibe of it.

What subgenres are you most into?


Not sure yet.

How did you find out about this place?

I found it on some webring on some Neocities site.

What do you do for fun?

Most of my time consist of doing stuff for the RuneScape Archive, but aside from that I make some RPG Maker games.
 

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Introduce yourself: here are some prompts:

What cancelled sitcom show describes your life?
Don't like sitcoms. Raised by Wolves.
What does Vaporwave mean to you?
A E S T H E D I C K
What subgenres are you most into?
I dunno, laincore?
How did you find out about this place?
Some article in the times or something, actually.
What do you do for fun?
Cycle, muay thai, guitar, writing
 
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Hey everyone!
I'm Trianglewave. Lover of vaporwave, vinyl and vaporwave vinyl.

What cancelled sitcom best describes your life?

I'm not much of a sitcom person, tbh.

What does Vaporwave mean to you?

A desperate shot at escaping the monotony and dread of consumer culture. The irony of being a vinyl collector that dreads consumer culture is not lost on me, though:/

What subgenres are you most into?

Death Dream, Broken transmission, Dreampunk

How did you find out about this place?

It was revealed to me in a dream (Can't remember, really)

What do you do for fun?

Discovering music, Lurking on the internet, talking to people
 
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Hello

What cancelled sitcom best describes your life?

Can't say I've ever related to sitcoms before but I guess I've felt like that Costanza fellow from time to time.

What does Vaporwave mean to you?

Sometimes it bops. Sometimes it don't. The visual vibe is good.

What subgenres are you most into?

Purple. I'm not that terribly deep in the culture yet.

How did you find out about this place?

Dead Internet Theory is doing numbers in the friend group rn

What do you do for fun?

I like to dance. I like to fence. I like to shoot. I like to play music (sometimes). I like to crungle (1893 world champion). I like to twirl mustaches (mostly my own, but not always). I like horror movies.
 
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hey

-What cancelled sitcom best describes your life?
i've never really watched any sitcoms to any significant extent or been interested in any really. so i'll go with twin peaks, even though it's most certainly not a sitcom

-What does Vaporwave mean to you?
it's an aesthetic, it's a vibe

-What subgenres are you most into?
i don't really know, i'm here in part so i can learn more about the different subgenres and everything

-How did you find out about this place?
heard about it way back but never really checked it out until recently and it seems like an interesting place

-What do you do for fun?
read, write, draw, play games if i can manage
 
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Hi, I am new, I do dungeon synth and vaporwave...........the future......
 

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How's it going everyone? Came here yesterday and have been enjoying my stay

>What cancelled sitcom best describes your life?
I saw some other user said Arrested Development's first 3 seasons and I'd have to agree

>What does Vaporwave mean to you?
TBH I have just started down the journey of vaporwave but it definitely pulls on the childhood nostalgia I have, with a surrealist twist, I'll definitely be learning a lot more from here

>What subgenres are you most into?
See above, I don't know enough to form opinions about specific subgenres of it here

>How did you find out about this place?
If you couldn't tell based on the greentexting I came here from some alt-chan, it was loads better then 4chan where people cared as much about writing coherently and where the mod team wasn't completely shit but I wanted a place to post on the side that was mostly free from politics but still maintained quality and a niche culture

>What do you do for fun?
Reading, cooking/homemade brewing, hiking/canoeing and vidya
 
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I am old by internet standards, born in 1981. I always had a computer (thank you, dad) and my first one was a Commodore 64. I was around before the worldwide implementation of TCP/IP as THE protocol. I remember the precursor to the modern internet - BBSs in the 80s/90s. I can still identify a few dialup noises in regards to modulation type and baud rate. I remember the wild west days of the very early internet in the 90s, rocking my Mosaic browser and my usenet client. I watched the early internet turn in to a parody of itself. I watched the dearly held and widely lauded virtue of privacy ripped to shreds. There is much more to learn here on the internet now, truly a blessing, but the sense of community has been all but lost.

I haven't really gotten in to vaporwave. Maybe I will explore it a bit though. I do, however, remember the prevalence of an underground feeling in some areas of the internet. I remember when rave culture and techno-geek culture were very interconnected. I remember the 2600 zine, in hard copy. I remember the anarchist's cookbook. I remember wardialing and wardriving.

I'm here because this place reminds me of those times, already largely faded from collective internet memory.

I'm a big gamer, and I like to make orchestral remixes and covers of obscure video/computer game music. The more obscure the better, but it has to speak to me in some way emotionally.

In regards to shows, I really liked Halt and Catch Fire. Gordon very much reminded me of my dad, RIP.

I am 'one of the normies that found out about this place through the dead internet theory article', though in this case, I do intend to participate.

I also like to cook and read, and I play the electric violin and a bit of keyboard. I generally prefer staying indoors, where the temperature is controlled.
 
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What cancelled sitcom best describes your life?

What does Vaporwave mean to you?

What subgenres are you most into?

How did you find out about this place?

What do you do for fun?
Stark Raving Mad, kinda weird they cancelled it tbh

To me vaporwave is hard to put in to words what it means to me, it's more an experience or a state of being, it's like disassociating from too much Nyquil in an airport.

As for subgenres I'm really into Oceangrunge , Acid House, and whatever Death's Dynamic Shroud wmv is doing (Machine Girl and Sewerslvt are also sick)

I found this place when it was mentioned in a youtube video, I wish I could remember what one it was but I'm blanking on it atm.

For fun I like to casually research interesting topics like Psychedelics, Esotericism, Politics, etc and I try to write as much as possible

Also go check out the game Cruelty Squad, it's better than all the ISIS beheading videos in the world
 
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What cancelled sitcom best describes your life?
Monty Python's Flying Circus, a little bit of edge, politically cynical, picking and choosing time period to exist in based on convenience
What does Vaporwave mean to you?
I listened to vaporwave on last.fm a lot when I was a programmer back in the day.
What subgenres are you most into?
not quite sure, I am more of a casual user
How did you find out about this place?
zalaz alaza
What do you do for fun?
Building up my home stockyard. I got a horse, donkeys, sheep, chickens, and guinea fowl. I am working on my construction style I call "Khayalitsha" after a massive informal settlement I spent a bunch of time in where I learned about building with what you have. I use the scraps from the bottom of the wood pile to build surrealistic interpretations of gates and fencing. My place looks like a solar powered viking encampment, with roundwood, rough cut, and planed lumber sharing space, wires running on poles that are simply forked hardwood sticks, but a centralized aesthetic of recycled surrealism. Weird angles, weird structures.
 
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My place looks like a solar powered viking encampment, with roundwood, rough cut, and planed lumber sharing space, wires running on poles that are simply forked hardwood sticks, but a centralized aesthetic of recycled surrealism. Weird angles, weird structures.
This sounds really cool, you should make a thread about it and post some pictures.
 
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Hello, I'm old enough to habitually lie about all personal information.
What cancelled sitcom best describes your life?
I have never owned a television in my life.
What does Vaporwave mean to you?
I don't know what that is.
What subgenres are you most into?
Nomothetic.
How did you find out about this place?
I did not.
What do you do for fun?
I do not.
 

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What cancelled sitcom best describes your life?

I've never been a big TV fan so my sitcom knowledge is not enough to make any kind of comparison.

What does Vaporwave mean to you?

Even though I wasn't aware of its inception, I was very aware of its meme origins in 2010s. I then decided to dig deeper and I had found that Vaporwave was much more than a meme. The music was just perfect. So even though Vaporwave today has a status of a meme, to me it is a representation of good times and, most importantly, good music.

What subgenres are you most into?

City pop.

How did you find out about this place?


Late night internet adventures. Randomly found this place.

What do you do for fun?

Practice Mixed Martial Arts, programming, video editing, raving etc.
 

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What cancelled sitcom best describes your life?
...I feel dumb but whats a sitcom?
What does Vaporwave mean to you?
chill vibez
What subgenres are you most into?
I like driveahead, robostep, stuff like that
How did you find out about this place?
I was drawn in by an epty internet youtube video. To think that I may have never found this gem otherwise...*shudders*
What do you do for fun? I mostly play videogames and read manga. outside of that I like digging up remnants of the internet old and working out.
 

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Hey everyone! I'm Lord Chim and I'm a sad adult who can't let go of the past. I create art in both blender and Photoshop and one day you might even see some. Hit me up when it comes to old horror games! ;)

What cancelled sitcom best describes your life?

I can't say that I can describe my life with a sitcom but uhhh...Spaced?

What does Vaporwave mean to you?

A lot actually. I fell in love with the genre a few years ago and have amassed a decent sized colection of cassettes/vinyl.

What subgenres are you most into?

Future Funk, Vaportrap, Utopian Virtual, and Hypnagogic just to name a few. :)

Besides vaporwave subgenres I enjoy just about every genre besides Country...sorry.


How did you find out about this place?

I can't really remember. Twitter maybe.

What do you do for fun?

I play a lot of PS1 games that I missed out on. I also love watching some old anime OVA's.
 

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Sounds like good thread material! How old are we talking about?
Lots of PS1/Saturn/Dreamcast games though I've been getting interested in some PC-98 games as well. Yeah, a thread about this could be kinda fun for me!
 

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Wuddup people? Excellent message board, can't remember the last message board I posted on. Probably Something Awful 10 years ago. I hope we all have a good time. I will show you my music eventually. 1 2 3 alright lets go

What cancelled sitcom best describes your life?

Power Rangers. I am a power ranger

What does Vaporwave mean to you?

A way to return to the past

What subgenres are you most into?

Future funk. Especially Night Tempo, I was at his first American show actually.

How did you find out about this place?


Can't remember but it is a v e r y cool place

What do you do for fun?

Guitar, synthesizer, martial arts
 

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