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Hack Forums News // Edition 502

Posted 05-05-2021, 09:34 AM
        HF News 502


Happy Birthday Hack Forums!


Hack Forums turned 14 years old on April 21, 2021. Happy birthday, that's an amazing milestone. A lot has changed over the years. From members to trending topics and features of Hack Forums. Can't wait to see where Hack Forums will be in the coming years!


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  • Threads: 60,729,624 (+0.03% - +15,371)
  • Members: 6,151,662 (+0.02% - +1,183)
  • Daily Posts: 11,854.02 (-0.11% - -13.4)
  • Daily Threads: 1,200.76 (-0.12% - -1.43)
  • Daily New Members: 977.17 (-0.02% - -0.16)
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User News

  • Tor reached 3,000 popularity, congrats!
  • TB12 reached 5,000 posts in almost five years, decent pace I suppose.
  • vyactor reached 1,000 popularity, nice!


  • ΑXiS was closed for an unknown reason.

* As of the Friday prior to release.



  • Happy 14th Birhday to HF - Omniscient
    On April 21, Hack Forums hit a milestone. The forum celebrated its 14th birthday, with many members showing up to share a few words about the anniversary on the thread.

  • 4/20 Award Purple Haze - Omniscient
    To mark the 20th of April, a significant day due to the date being 4/20, a limited edition award was released. The purple haze award makes reference to the strain of marijuana that goes by the same name.

Informational Threads


Entertaining Threads

  • Anyone else doing intermittent fasting? - Beherit
    Intermittent fasting is widely considered to be one of the best ways to lose weight without making any major changes to your exercise routine or diet. Have you ever given it a go? Check out Beherit's thread and leave your thoughts on the topic.

  • F*CK UB3R - greed
    Getting a new award can be an exciting moment for some. For others, it can cause irritation, particularly when it comes to how awards are laid out on one's posts. greed upgraded to UB3R and now has a blue sapphire at the end of his row of grand amethyst awards.

Contests & Giveaways

  • [Lions League] 160K Bytes Contest | Open To Everyone | 10 Winners | Ends 01-05-21 - Fortunate
    The second Lions League contest is here and this time, users are in with a chance of winning 160,000 bytes! The largest prize for any individual person is 25,000 bytes, and there are 10 prizes in total.

  • 69420 Bytes - webdev77
    HF staff member webdev77 is running a giveaway for 69,420 bytes. At the time of writing, that is worth around roughly $200, or for Hackúman players, probably a chance to get onto the first page.

Venmo Implements Crypto Trading
The mobile payment service Venmo has added cryptocurrency trading to its mobile application. The platform is following in the footsteps of its parent company PayPal after they began allowing U.S. customers to purchase select cryptocurrencies on their website. PayPal recently started allowing people to pay with cryptocurrencies when checking out as well. Darrell Esch, Venmo's general manager, stated that the company's "goal is to provide our customers with an easy-to-use platform that simplifies the process of buying and selling cryptocurrencies and demystifies some of the common questions and misconceptions that consumers may have." >>Source


New Argonavis from BanG Dream! Film Opens in Summer 2022; Compilation Movie Opens in Fall
It was announced on Friday by the official website for Bushiroad's Argonavis from BanG Dream! boy-band project from Bushiroad's BanG Dream! franchise, that the new film project will open in summer 2022. It was also announced by the website that there will also be a second movie that will serve as a compilation of the television anime with new footage. >>Source

Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood's Yasuhiro Irie, Studio 3Hz Make Musical Healing TV Anime Healer Girl
The original televsion anime Healer Girl will be animated by Studio 3Hz, "a bold, new form of musical healing animation.". The anime depicts the world of "Healer Girls" — high school girls who cure people with singing. Yasuhiro Irie (Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood, Kurau: Phantom Memory) is directing the anime at Studio 3Hz, and Noboru Kimura (Gundam Build Divers, Problem children are coming from another world, aren't they?, Skate-Leading Stars, Nyaruko: Crawling with Love!) is supervising the series scripts. Yukie Akiya (Celestial Method, Code:Breaker, Princess Principal) is designing the characters. >>Source

Funimation Streams English Dub for Bungo & Alchemist Anime
Funimation will begin streamind the English dub version of Bungo and Alchemist -Gears of Judgement- (Bungō to Alchemist: Shinpan no Haguruma), the television anime of DMM Games' Bungō to Alchemist game. This was announced by Funimation on Friday. They will release all 13 dubbed episodes on the same day.
The English cast includes:

  • Richard Thomas as Ryunosuke Akutagawa
  • Zeno Robinson as Osamu Dazai
  • Chris Hackney as Haruo Sato
  • Barrett Leddy as Chuya Nakahara
  • Dino Andrade as Cat
  • Robb Moreira as Sakunosuke Oda
  • Eddy Lee as Toson Shimazaki
  • Billy Kametz as Ango Sakaguchi
  • Martin Fraser as Shusei Tokuda


        Netflix India Adds Yashahime: Princess Half-Demon Anime on May 1
Netflix India finally posted they will add Yashahime: Princess Half-Demon (Han'yō no Yasha Hime) anime spinoff of Rumiko Takahashi's Inuyasha series on May 1. The anime premiered in Japan on October 3 and ran for 24 episodes. Hong Kong content distributor MediaLink Entertainment Limited's Ani-One YouTube channel streamed the anime in India as it aired in Japan.

The company describes the anime: The daughters of Sesshomaru and Inu Yasha travel between feudal Japan and the present day, searching for the memories of their past they've lost. >>Source

Pokémon Journeys TV Anime Casts Hiroshi Kamiya, Ryoko Shiraishi
It was revealed on Friday that the ongoing television anime Pokémon Journeys: The Series will have new cast members. This was announced by the anime's staff. The anime casts Hiroshi Kamiya as Tsurugi and Ryoko Shiraishi as Asahi which are both part of the Project Mew team. The anime's official Twitter account began streaming a promotional video that previews upcoming episodes and teases the return of Gary (Shigeru) and Iris. >>Source

Jujutsu Kaisen Manga Tops 45 Million Copies in Circulation
On Wednesday it was reported by Sgueisha that Shueisha reported on Wednesday that Gege Akutami's Jujutsu Kaisen manga has over 45 million copies in circulation, including print and digital copies, as well as copies not yet sold. The manga's circulation rose 530% in the past half year since the premiere of its anime adaptation last October. >>Source



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