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What is it?

The Buddy list (My Buddies) is an AniDB feature which allows you to tell AniDB who you consider to be your friends.

Being marked as buddies has several implications:

  • The special "Buddy" permission set from your Profile options is applied for buddies. That means that you can give more rights to your buddies than to normal AniDB members.
  • As buddies you can add anime to each others My wishlists. Simply click on the "buddy" link near the wish list options on the anime page.
  • You will be able to see each others MyRecommendations.
Note The buddy relation is asymmetric by default, meaning that by adding someone else as a buddy, you will not automatically be added to their buddy list too.

How it works

Simply go to the My Buddies page and enter the username or uid of the person you want to add in the "Add buddy" form. This will create a request to the other person to allow you to have him listed as your buddy. The other person will have to accept your request before it becomes active. Pending requests can also be seen and granted/rejected on this page. For the relationship to be mutual the other person has to request to be your buddy as well.

A privileged user is a Buddy where only 1 side added the buddy relationship. This means only 1 side gets the extra buddy access permission if used by the users. The other user will get treated as a regular user

Tabs on the My Buddies Page

Current

On this tab you can see the list of buddies that you have. The table contains the following information:

  • Date - the date when you accepted the buddy request
  • Name
  • Friendship - mutual means both you and the other person have each others as buddies; one-sided means that the other person only has you as a privileged user.
  • Taste - the taste setting determines if the recommendations of this user are shown to you. Currently there is no difference between unknown and similar.
  • Last Online - the time when your buddy last visited AniDB.
  • Anime - your buddy's anime count
  • Episodes - your buddy's episode count
  • Files - your buddy's file count
  • Size - your buddy's total file size
  • Actions - a list of useful links related to your buddy
    • Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination
      remove person from buddies - removes the person from your buddylist; if the friendship is mutual then the other person will still be a privileged user and still list you as his buddy
    • Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination
      person's user page
    • Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination
      person's mylist
    • Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination
      person's history
    • Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination
      person's wishlist
    • Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination
      person's votes
    • Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination
      person's reviews
    • Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination
      send message to person
    • revoke - revoke the person's right to list you as his buddy; if the relation is mutual he will still be listed as your friend on your page and you will be a privileged user on his
    • delete - same as "remove person from buddies"

Add New

NEEDS IMAGES OF FORM From this tab you can add new buddies. Write the person's name that you want to add in the user text field and click search. Select the user that you want to add from the displayed results and click Add.

Pending Requests

Waiting for approval by you

People that have requested to list you as your buddy.

  • Date - the date when the person requested to be your buddy
  • Name
  • Anime - your buddy's anime count
  • Episodes - your buddy's episode count
  • Files - your buddy's file count
  • Size - your buddy's total file size
  • Actions - a list of useful links related to your buddy
    • Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination
      remove person from buddies - will throw an error that "8 - that user is not in your buddylist"; the fact that the button is present is a bug. 1906
    • Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination
      person's user page
    • Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination
      person's mylist
    • Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination
      person's history
    • Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination
      person's wishlist
    • Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination
      person's votes
    • Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination
      person's reviews
    • Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination
      send message to person
    • accept & request - accepts the request to be listed on the other person's buddies list and request that you be allowed to list him on yours; only appears if the other person isn't already listed as your budy
    • accept & request - accepts the request to be listed on the other person's buddies list
    • deny - deny the request to be listed on the other person's buddies list

Waiting for approval by the other side

People that you have asked to be your buddies.

  • Date - the date when you made the buddy request
  • Name
  • Anime - your buddy's anime count
  • Episodes - your buddy's episode count
  • Files - your buddy's file count
  • Size - your buddy's total file size
  • Actions - a list of useful links related to your buddy
    • revoke - cancel the buddy request
    • Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination
      remove person from buddies - same as revoke
    • Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination
      person's user page
    • Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination
      person's mylist
    • Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination
      person's history
    • Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination
      person's wishlist
    • Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination
      person's votes
    • Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination
      person's reviews
    • Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination
      send message to person

Privileged User

  • Date - the date when you accepted the buddy request
  • Name
  • Anime - your buddy's anime count
  • Episodes - your buddy's episode count
  • Files - your buddy's file count
  • Size - your buddy's total file size
  • Actions - a list of useful links related to your buddy
    • revoke - revoke the person's right to list you as his buddy, which also removes him from your list of privileged users.
    • Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination
      remove person from buddies - will throw an error that "8 - that user is not in your buddylist"; the fact that the button is present is a bug. 1905
    • Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination
      person's user page
    • Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination
      person's mylist
    • Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination
      person's history
    • Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination
      person's wishlist
    • Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination
      person's votes
    • Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination
      person's reviews
    • Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination
      send message to person

Former Buddies

User Who You Revoked Their Permission

  • Date - the date when you revoked their permission
  • Name
  • Anime - your buddy's anime count
  • Episodes - your buddy's episode count
  • Files - your buddy's file count
  • Size - your buddy's total file size
  • Actions - a list of useful links related to your buddy
    • Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination
      add person to buddies
    • Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination
      person's user page
    • Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination
      person's mylist
    • Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination
      person's history
    • Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination
      person's wishlist
    • Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination
      person's votes
    • Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination
      person's reviews
    • Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination
      send message to person

Buddies Who Revoked Your Buddyship

  • Date - the date when they revoked your buddyship
  • Name
  • Anime - your buddy's anime count
  • Episodes - your buddy's episode count
  • Files - your buddy's file count
  • Size - your buddy's total file size
  • Actions - a list of useful links related to your buddy
    • Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination
      add person to buddies
    • Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination
      person's user page
    • Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination
      person's mylist
    • Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination
      person's history
    • Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination
      person's wishlist
    • Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination
      person's votes
    • Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination
      person's reviews
    • Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination
      send message to person

Denied Requests

User whose request you denied

  • Date - the date when you denied their request
  • Name
  • Anime - your buddy's anime count
  • Episodes - your buddy's episode count
  • Files - your buddy's file count
  • Size - your buddy's total file size
  • Actions - a list of useful links related to your buddy
    • Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination
      add person to buddies
    • Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination
      person's user page
    • Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination
      person's mylist
    • Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination
      person's history
    • Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination
      person's wishlist
    • Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination
      person's votes
    • Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination
      person's reviews
    • Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination
      send message to person

User who denied your request

  • Date - the date when they denied your request
  • Name
  • Anime - your buddy's anime count
  • Episodes - your buddy's episode count
  • Files - your buddy's file count
  • Size - your buddy's total file size
  • Actions - a list of useful links related to your buddy
    • Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination
      add person to buddies
    • Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination
      person's user page
    • Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination
      person's mylist
    • Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination
      person's history
    • Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination
      person's wishlist
    • Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination
      person's votes
    • Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination
      person's reviews
    • Error creating thumbnail: Unable to save thumbnail to destination
      send message to person

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