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Categories used for for sorting and tagging data

Media Platforms
ANSI
Coloured, text based computer art form widely used on Bulletin Board Systems.
Geek fluff: Plain text documents embedded with extended ASCII/IBM code page 437 control codes.
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ansi_art
Database
A somewhat structured collection of data.
Geek fluff: Data stored in particular formats including spreadsheets such as Microsoft Excel or databases such as MySQL.
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Database
DOS
Microsoft DOS programs.
Geek fluff: Programs that require the use of Microsoft's DOS operating system for x86 compatible CPUs.
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MS-DOS
Filepack
A curated bundle of scene related files stored and distributed in a compressed archive file
Geek fluff: Often either ZIP or 7z formats.
HTML
Web pages or documents in HTML format.
Geek fluff: Text documents formatted in a mark-up language.
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Markup_language
Image
Digital art, pixel art or photos.
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Computer_art_scene
Java
Java programs.
Geek fluff: Programs that require the use of Java.
www.java.com
Linux
Linux programs.
Geek fluff: Programs for a Linux compatible operating system.
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Linux
MacOS
macOS programs.
Geek fluff: Programs for Apple's macOS & OS X operating system.
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mac_os_x
Music
Music or audio sound clips.
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Computer_music
PCBoard
Coloured encoded text mainly used on Bulletin Board Systems.
Geek fluff: Plain text documents embedded with PCBoard control codes.
wiki.synchro.net/custom:colors#pcboard_wildcat_format
PDF
A document compiled in PDF (Portable Document Format).
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pdf
Script
Scripts and interpreted programs.
Geek fluff: Programs that were created in an interpreted programming language,
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Interpreter_(computing)
Text for Amiga
Text documents and text based computer art for the Amiga.
Geek fluff: Monochrome text-based files in a Topaz2 font that use the Latin-1 character set.
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Text_file
Text or ASCII
Text documents and text based computer art.
Geek fluff: Monochrome text-based art and plain text files that use an ASCII compliant character set.
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Text_file
Video
A film, video or multimedia animation.
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Video
Windows
Microsoft Windows programs.
Geek fluff: Programs that require the use of Microsoft's Windows operating system, working on Intel-compatible CPUs.
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microsoft_Windows
Categories
Announcement
Public announcements by scene groups and organisations.
ANSI tool
Programs that enable you to create and edit ANSI and ASCII art.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ANSI_art
Apple II
Files pertaining to the scene on the Apple II computer platform.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apple_II_series
Atari ST
Files pertaining to the scene on the Atari ST computer platform.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atari_st
BBS
Files pertaining to the scene operating over telephone based BBS (Bulletin Board System) systems.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bulletin_board_system
Brand art or logo
Branding logos used by scene groups and organisations.
Bust or takedown
First hand accounts and third party reports on the arrest, bust or take-down of an active person in the scene or a scene organisation.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Search_and_seizure
Community drama
Used for anything political that doesn't fall into the other categories. Usually contains documents where people, groups or organisations are complaining.
Community standard
Various codes of conduct and agreements created by scene groups and organisations.
Computer tool
Miscellaneous tools including fixes, intro generators and BBS software.
Cracktro or intro
A multimedia program that is designed to promote a scene group or organisation. Otherwise known as a cracktro, crack intro or loader.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crack_intro
Demo program
An artistic multimedia program that is designed to promote a demo group or collective. Depending on the size and length of the piece it can also be known as an intro. Demo groups share the same lineage as the cracking scene, but they have since gone their separate ways.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Demoscene
For sale
Adverts for commercial physical goods and online services, varying in legality.
FTP
Files pertaining to the scene operating over Internet based FTP (File Transfer Protocol) servers.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File_Transfer_Protocol
Game hack
Trainers, dox, cheats, and walk-throughs, which include guides, how-to documents and tools to complete games.
http://https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trainer_(games)
Group role or job
Documents used by scene groups to advertise or enrol new members.
Guides and how-tos
Guides and how-to documents on how to hack and crack or on the workings of the scene.
Interview
Conversations conducted with scene personalities.
Magazine
Reports and written articles created by scene members about the scene.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/E-zine
Mainstream news
Mainstream media outlets reports on the scene.
NFO file or scene release
A text file or readme used to describe a scene release, group or organisation.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/.nfo
NFO tool
Programs that enable you to create or view NFO text files.
Release proof
Evidence of the source media, usually a photo or scanned image.
Restricted
Documents created by scene groups that were often never intended to be public.
Scene software installer
A program to help an end-user install a scene release.