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Frequently Asked Questions

Site Details
When was the site founded?
The site has a rather long history, through various implimentations, streching back to 2018. But the current version of the site, was founded on the 24th of November, 2019. (11/24/19)
Who runs Heyuri?
Heyuri is legally operated under a parent company called KolymaNET. The current administrator of Heyuri is Yuri Kuznetsov.
What is the KolymaNET?
KolymaNET, more commonly known as the Kolyma Network, is a multiple-purpose internet hosting and webarchive service.
Site Culture
What is Rule 8?
Global Rule 8, often known just as rule8, is heyuris global rule against posting images or text that is considered out of line with site culture. It is considered one of the vital parts of Heyuri and is well loved by the userbase.
Who is Wormhole-kun?
Wormhole-kun is a name given by the userbase to a mysterious and seemingly unfixable bug wherein posts are randomly moved around or copied over, like some sort of data corruption. It has since become a large part of heyuris inside-jokes.
Miscellaneous
What is an image board?
An image board is an anonymous image based forum centered around sharing and discussing images.
Where should I start?
Before posting, make sure you familiarize yourself with the rules and site culture. After that, you could start a new post saying a freindly "Hi!" on >>>/b/.
Where do I make an account?
Most imageboards don't have an account system for normal users. If you must verify your identity, use a tripcode.
What is a tripcode?
A tripcode is a password that comes after your name. When using that specific password your name will have a random string of characters specific to that password.
You use a tripcode by typing your name a pound sign (#) and then the password.
Example:
Result: This will be shown as name ◆ ozOtJW9BFA
NOTE: This tripcode will be the same on every other imageboard you visit.
To make your tripcode specific to this site, you must add a second pound sign (#). This is called a secure tripcode.
What is an OP?
The OP often refers to the opening post, original poster or original post. The OP sets the topic of the thread.
Not to be confused with the IRC use of Op being short for "Operator".
What is a bump?
When a thread is replied to, it is "bumped". Newest bumped posts are sent to the top of the board.

SIDE NOTE: Ageru (げる) means to raise, the oposite of "to lower". Age can also be used in place of "bump" if you want to sound like a true nihongojin.
What is a sage?
"Sage" comes from the Japanese verb sageru (下げる) which means "to lower". Typing sage into the email field prevents the thread from being bumped. This is used when your not posting something that portrays to the topic of the thread. Example:
What is noko and nonoko?
Putting "noko" into the email field will send you to your post after posting.
Example:
Text Formatting
What is BBCode?

BBCode(bulletin board code) are ways of formatting your comment. Specific boards have specific BBCodes enabled. You can see all enabled BBcodes and emotes by clicking [BBcode reference] under the comment field.
Example:
On >>>/b/ will look like:
Spoilers

What are emotes?
Emotes are little images you can embed in your comment. As for BBCodes, only specific emotes are also enabled on specific boards.
Example:
On >>>/b/ will look like:
longcat
How do I reply to a specific post or refrence a thread?
You can quote a post by typing (">") and what you want to quote.
You can answer a post by typing ("<") and your answer.
You can reply to a specific post by putting two arrows and the post number.
Example:
Will look like:
>>12345
>Quoted text
<Answered text
What is ASCII art?

ASCII art, is an image macro, or animation, made on a simple textline, using the American Standard Code for Information Interchange, hence the name, ASCII.