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I came across this proposal: 4Chan and my internal flags went off.

For those of you who don't know, 4Chan does have interesting discussions on gaming and is a large producer of internet memes, however, it also has a lot of hentai, porn, and other inappropriate-for-work subjects.

Should sites like 4Chan be allowed on StackExchange/Area51?

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Hmm, I think I'd list one of your pros as a con. – mmyers Jul 21 '10 at 16:49
Hey man, don't call all hentai and porn distasteful like that. Only the good stuff is! Geez. – XMLbog Jul 21 '10 at 16:53
What better for a site whose users value anonymity than a separate site that requires authentication! – Shog9 Jul 21 '10 at 17:01
@Shog9: stack exchange doesn't require any kind of authentication. You can ask and answer questions without registering. Only the optional features (such as accepting answers or voting) requires you to register. – Andreas Bonini Jul 21 '10 at 17:36
What is 4chan?? – Tim Post Jul 21 '10 at 17:39
@Tim: A site you should not look for on a corporate network. – XMLbog Jul 21 '10 at 17:45
@Kop: area51 however does require authentication. – Shog9 Jul 21 '10 at 17:50
Bad move. Bad BAD move. In fact, its probably too late. They sniff the proposal and the proposal gets rocketed to #1. Remove it and they sniff THAT out... – Won't Jul 21 '10 at 17:55
@Will if Meta/StackExchange can settle on what to do regarding the other proposals mentioned, they have nothing to complain about, and it's not prejudiced ( anymore >_o ... ) – rlb.usa Jul 21 '10 at 18:14
@rlb They never forgive. They never forget. – Won't Jul 22 '10 at 13:01

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Meh; there's no mention of porn or /b/ in the proposal itself... While there are at least three proposals already on explicitly sex-oriented topics. If that bothers you, then don't follow them.

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