September 20, 2015

Tracker server died again for a day and a bit. The host had plugged the server's network cable into a different switch port from what they had recorded on their system and so turned off that switch port thinking it wasn't being used.

June 19, 2015

Tracker server died for a few hours yesterday. Turns out that there was an issue with the power port it was connected to. Everything should be up again now but let me know if something isn't.

November 29, 2014

Oh wow, an update.

Moved stuff over to a new server. Old server was old. SSLv3 has also now been disabled. Get a modern browser if that's a big deal for you.

May 4, 2013

Figured I might as well put something here.

There have been some tracker improvements in the past 2 years though mainly for the other groups on it. The search function on this site has been rewritten; it should be faster and complete now unlike before.

As usual, let me know if you spot any issues.

May 21, 2011

The site can now be accessed via IPv6.

June 27, 2010

Woo, annual update of no worth whatsoever.

Anyway, for those who haven't noticed, the other sections of the site like the upcoming list and releases database are constantly updated despite the staticness of the front page.

June 27, 2009

No, not dead yet. Just lurking as always.

A new web chat client interface has been added to the chat section for those of you who just want to chat with the lolicons and /b/tards but are firewalled for whatever reason. Please note that the interface itself is hosted directly by Rizon and there is no encryption taking place.

The chat client now uses encryption.

February 8, 2009

Migrating everything to the new server. All pages like the tracker and XDCC lists will be outdated until the move is complete. Also, if you're seeing this message then that means you're looking at the new server.

Tracker and XDCC pages should be updating normally now.

Release database restored. Thus ends the weekend server drama. If you encounter any problems, please tell me.

February 7, 2009

The main server has gone down completely and the site is now running off my secondary server. I am currently in the process of getting a new host and restoring the whole site to working condition but until then, all content on the site will effectively be "frozen".

I will try to get the bot pack lists and tracker page updating properly soon so that those will at least be usable (I'm pretty sure that's all people come here for anyway). Sorry for all of this ;_;.

Tracker page should update normally now.

January 2, 2009

Nipponsei End of December News

Cartographers are still scrambling to redraw the map of the #nipponsei benevolent dictatorship. Their challenge was made harder than normal as in addition to minglongland's regular aperiodic migratory pattern, currently being located just North of Atlantis, they were additionally hampered by the loss of the traditional official unofficial (not to be confused with unofficial official) #nipponsei benevolent dictatorship tracker. This resulted in general confusion and/or wacky hijinks as they scrambled to locate their most current position, resorting to tools such as star charts, sextants, compasses, dead reckoning, live reckoning, reckoned dead or alive, and in at least one case a loft of 1149 pigeons with timing devices attached. The problem seems mostly resolved for now with the nomination of an unofficial official unofficial replacement tracker which has been approved by unanimous consent.

Officials are still searching for the missing PlusVee after her disappearance mid-December. At her last known appearance, she was commenting about wanting to experiment with "quantitative easing" in an attempt to "stimulate" the "economy", an announcement met with knowing looks from members of the press core. Shortly afterward she disappeared, coincidentally coinciding with ^'s disappearing as well. ^'s, who had no comment in regards to this story, returned days later and rebuked the idea put forward by conspiracy theorists that they had in fact secretly eloped. When asked about her disappearance, especially in regards to the most recent popular theory put forward by conspiracy theorists given her last monthly quote of her possible suicide, OsisNie displayed a surprising amount of nonchalance, responding "every reincarnation made her a little less useful". While officials have ruled out fowl play by OsisNie, as there has been no known special interest known here-to-date from PlusVee in regard to poultry, it is thought that the best and only chance for PlusVee's return is if OsisNie really wants her back. In the mean time, various members of the public and the #nipponsei benevolent dictatorship are scrambling to seize power in the vacuum left by her disappearance.

The rumour of a supposed hidden second purpose to the foundation of the #nipponsei benevolent dictatorship has found new support amongst conspiracy theorists with the rumour that a member of the #nipponsei benevolent dictatorship was purportedly overheard commenting that a recent act was counter-productive to fulfilling the secondary objective before being chastised in public by OsisNie being circulated. Independent investigations by the minglong Monthly was unable to corroborate this alleged incident. Authorities were quick to deny this rumour, dismissing it as being as such.

The League for Open Legislative Initiatives has caused much consternation as a result of their recent purge of their membership list and requiring of members to rejoin. This was done in an attempt to both rejuvenate and energize their base by removing old members who were purely resting on their laurels and no longer actively contributing. In response, twilightNoir's running tally of references to the league has also been reset reflecting this newly reorganized organization.

A large-scale man/woman/object/grouphunt is currently underway for a certain M-san and f-san. Authorities have not specified if they are under suspicion for conducting a giant Madoff Scheme robbing the public of tens of thousands and betraying the faith and trust put in to them by many of both the rich and powerful as well as the most vulnerable members of society, as they are consistently being included in the GODM10 index despite having no apparent contributions to the general public, or if they simply want more details about them. The public is encouraged to contact the authorities with any details they have if they have any details about these men/women/objects/groups.

The GODM10 index closed up at $1204926.13, representing an increase of 2.36%, and being in line with the overall market increase, which now includes over 3307 companies. As always, minglong (ticker symbol: MINGLONG) topped the charts at $999999.99, followed as always by aubz (ticker symbol: ABZ) at $24132.53. They were followed by the now famous M-san and f-san in third and fourth respectively, and very closely followed by absinthe (ticker symbol: ABSNTH) in fifth at $23103.46. The consulting company Triggorz released a hopeful analysis of this fast pace of growth despite the numerous celebrations and birthdays, being the birthday of approximately 8% of the population, that it is possible evidence that PlusVee's attempts of quantitative easing is taking effect and that not all hope is lost for the missing PlusVee. They are quick to add though that it could also just all be one big coincidence, and are asking for the government fund a study, preferably very large with much money involved, to investigate this possibility.

minglong has held the monthly press conference usually fielded by PlusVee in her stead, and asserted that there are over 825 memorable moments to be noted for posterity in the records of the #nipponsei benevolent dictatorship. When asked about what this unexpected last-minute substitution at the conference means for the still missing PlusVee, minglong officially had no comment. However when asked off the record, minglong unofficially had no comment. When asked by reporters if this meant that minglong officially unofficially had no comment, minglong responded "no comment."

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December 25, 2008

Although it's been said many times, many ways, Merry Christmas to you.

The Nipponsei Staff

December 24, 2008

I've had to move the tracker to a different server at the last minute. Last minute being along the lines of an emergency move at 1am before the old server went down. It should work now but it may take some time for the new IP to propagate around the web. Hopefully not too long and hopefully, everything will work out fine. Releases will be held back for a little whilst the IP propagates.

Windows users can try clearing their cache by going to Start -> Run and then typing "ipconfig /flushdns" without the quotes. If you still do not hit the tracker then the DNS server you are using hasn't updated yet.

The archive bot has also moved to a new server but it bounced straight back up without problems judging by the leechers.

Do email me if you notice any problems with the tracker at [email protected]


November 30, 2008

The Nipponsei End of November News is now available.

View previous monthly news.

November 1, 2008

Update: Staff pages slightly updated

The Nipponsei End of October News is now available.

View previous monthly news.

October 1, 2008

The Nipponsei End of September News is now available.

View previous monthly news.

September 1, 2008

The Nipponsei End of August News is now available.

View previous monthly news.

August 2, 2008

The Nipponsei End of July News is now available.

View previous monthly news.

July 2, 2008

The Nipponsei End of June News is now available.

View previous monthly news.

June 23, 2008

All visitors to this site should now automatically be accessing it via a secure, encrypted connection. Huzzah!

If you were expecting to visit the frontpage, your DNS hasn't updated yet. You'll just have to sit and wait...

June 1, 2008

The Nipponsei End of May News is now available.

View previous monthly news.

May 1, 2008

The Nipponsei End of April News is now available.

View previous monthly news.

April 3, 2008

Searches on the tracker page is now fixed so that more than just the first word is used when searching the tracker. No one ever told me about that bug ;_;.

April 1, 2008

The Nipponsei End of March News is now available.

View previous monthly news.

February 29, 2008

The Nipponsei End of February News is now available.
Previous monthly news can be found in the news section. Will add a link to the left soon...

Update: forgot to mention that the staff page has been slightly updated too.

January 27, 2008

Some people have been asking what the password is to open the archived zip files. No releases
from Nipponsei are ever password protected. Windows users may receive this false positive if the
filename is long. Try renaming the filename to something shorter (eg. and putting it in the
root of a drive (eg. C:\), then try extracting the file again.

January 8, 2008

Tracker and archive bot went down for a memory upgrade...then the hard drive went
and died on me when the server was coming back up and screwed up a whole load of
stuff. Obviously. ;_;

"lol, brb" and all >_>

UPDATE: Everything should be back to normal. Contact me (minglong) either via IRC
or e-mail (look at the "Chat" section for the address) if they aren't...

June 5, 2007

Server was hacked...somewhere around 3am minglong-land time ;_;
I've been fixing everything since then so yeah, I haven't had any sleep yet. Go me.
I'll have to hold off the releases for this week until I can get everything
sorted. So, late releases again, as usual ;_;

Fixed - The tracker page is currently broken so use this link as an alternative for now.
Fixed - The releases page is also broken since I need to reinstall MySQL and restore a backup.
Fixed - The bot packlist won't update but the list is currently accurate anyway.

All systems are go!

Some Time Ago

Just a short notice in this completely unformatted space which
nobody reads to inform you that due to demand, an RSS feed
has now been added for torrent releases (link available
via the tracker page).

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