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    Popular 3DS Theme site 3DSThem.es has recently shut down due to "financial difficulties". Any attempt to access the site now results in a 522 error, as seen above. The Themely repo on GitHub was also archived around the same time. I'd like to remind people that this does not mean that the themes are lost. Most of them are still available on the 3DSThem.es Archive. Given that 3DSThem.es has shut down, the Theme Browser in Themely will no longer function. This was really the only benefit of the closed-source version, so it is recommended that you switch to either the open-source fork of Themely by ihaveamac or Anemone3DS by astronautlevel. Don't fret, because another 3DS Theme site, Theme Plaza, exists. Now, let's have a moment of silence for Themely and 3DSThem.es... :cry:

    :arrow:SOURCE: Reddit

    (P.S.: Erman, 3DSThem.es's creator, is doing fine, so don't worry about him.)
     
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  3. Minox

    Minox Thanks for the fish
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    Correct me if I'm wrong, but wasn't the owner of this website the guy who tried to block others from making mirrors of the themes on the website?
     
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    OP sks316 Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness remaster activist
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    Uh, I don't remember that, but my memory isn't the best, so...
    All I remember is that Erman (AKA erman1337 AKA ErmanSayin) was the source of a lot of controversy within the 3DS Hacking scene.

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    Oh, a person I'm in a Discord server with just reminded me of the recaptcha system he used once on his site lmao :rofl2:
    My memory really has become trash.
     
  5. RustInPeace

    RustInPeace Samurai Cop
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    I'm more worried about a pornstar killing herself than him, I think there's no need to explain that.
     
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  6. Chary

    Chary Never sleeps
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    Good thing for backups and alternatives.
     
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  7. LolcatPlays

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    We need a modified version of Themely that can access Theme Plaza, as it's nowhere near as popular and many people aren't willing to pull out their SD just for a theme. Anyways, I uploaded a Yu Yu Hakusho theme the second the site closed, even the archive site never got a chance to save it.
     
  8. sks316

    OP sks316 Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness remaster activist
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    A. You can scan QR Codes. Even then, I hope someone will make a pull request to the open-source Themely or to Anemone3DS and add a theme downloader.
    B. If you still have the theme file, you can upload it to Theme Plaza!
     
  9. LolcatPlays

    LolcatPlays GBAtemp Regular
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    Scanning QR Codes still is inconvenient. And B, I already did
     
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  10. sks316

    OP sks316 Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness remaster activist
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    Yeah, true...
    If anyone reading this has any experience with code, make a pull request to Anemone3DS!
     
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    It was only a matter of time. At least now I can reupload my favorite theme under "blujay" instead of "Bananaman"
     
  12. Lukerz

    Lukerz Sloth. That's it.
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    Well, this kinda sucks.
     
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  13. sks316

    OP sks316 Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness remaster activist
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    So... Any reason why your username was "Bananaman"?
     
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    no. it was just there to see all of the themes (if you catch my drift) and then when I started uploading and saw I couldn't change my username i just about died.
     
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  15. hobbledehoy899

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    Good riddance; I haven't forgotten the debacle with the original custom 3DS themes site.
    [​IMG]
     
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    what happened with that anyways
     
  17. hobbledehoy899

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    I don't remember the specific details, but it was nothing good.
     
  18. MajinCubyan

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    Guess I gotta upload my themes to this other site now, all 80 something. Rip.
     
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    dAVID_ Electrician's Apprentice
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    it was about time. this happens to basically any site that has the "download then leave" system.
     
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  20. Memoir

    Memoir Hi, I'm Cynical!
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    Meh. It's a niche system. The 3DS is a great system. However, the modified side (homebrew) leads to a wasteland of service sites. So, it had a great run, but this was inevitable for a free service site like that
     
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    1. People get access to homebrew
    2. People are lazy and want others to make things for them
    3. People give in and make these things
    4. People demand a common area to get these files instead of spread out
    5. Optional:
      • Someone makes a great service but it costs money/has plenty of ads to support itself (or it has a Patreon)
      • People deny this service claiming either this person is profiting off of what should be free, or the service should be non-profit.
      • Service dies off
    6. Somebody makes a free service that is decent enough for every day use
    7. Service can't support itself and dies off
    8. Repeat steps 4-7
     
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