History Trivia / Reddit

4th Jul '15 4:00:57 AM VenomLancerHae
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Colbert Bump is trivia.
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* ColbertBump: If a website is linked in a popular thread or comment, an inadvertent [=DDoS=] can be triggered, taking down the site. This is humorously called the "Reddit hug of death".
4th Jul '15 12:12:59 AM MorningStar1337
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* InternetCounterattack: ** Has perpetrated quite a few of these. Reddit had to [[http://blog.reddit.com/2011/05/reddit-we-need-to-talk.html forbid posting personal information on the site]]. ** One of the most infamous such counterattacks was when SomethingAwful released a "Redditbomb". Said bomb exposed the mods and site management being too cowardly to shut down some subreddits that were distributing '''child porn'''. Something similar later happened with r/creepshots on {{Tumblr}}, which exposed the personal information of various creepshot posters. ** Reddit was also a catalyst for the SOPA/PIPA protests.
13th Mar '15 11:09:27 AM GopherBroke
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* DevelopmentGag: Reddit was originally going to be called "Snoo" as in "what's new?". Obviously, this didn't happen, but the little white alien mascot ended up being named Snoo.
10th Nov '14 2:38:30 PM chopshop
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** One of the most infamous such counterattacks was when SomethingAwful released a "Redditbomb". Said bomb exposed the mods and site management being too cowardly to shut down some subreddits that were distributing '''child porn'''. Something similar later happened with r/creepshots on {{Tumblr}} that exposed the personal information of various creepshot posters.
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** One of the most infamous such counterattacks was when SomethingAwful released a "Redditbomb". Said bomb exposed the mods and site management being too cowardly to shut down some subreddits that were distributing '''child porn'''. Something similar later happened with r/creepshots on {{Tumblr}} that {{Tumblr}}, which exposed the personal information of various creepshot posters.
10th Nov '14 2:37:54 PM chopshop
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** The most awesomely heartwarming of such counterattacks was when SomethingAwful released a "Redditbomb". Said bomb contained three core facts: Reddits contained '''child porn''', the higher-ups defended the moderators of '''child porn''' sub-reddits, and that the upper elechons of the site tried to defend said child porn. It took '''multiple''' Redditbombs for the site to [[http://gawker.com/5884619/reddit-reluctantly-bans-child-porn reluctantly ban child porn.]] fnord. ** A counter-offensive against r/creepshots (taking lewd photographs of attractive women without their knowledge) on {{Tumblr}} that exposed the personal information of various creepshot posters.
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** The One of the most awesomely heartwarming of infamous such counterattacks was when SomethingAwful released a "Redditbomb". Said bomb contained three core facts: Reddits contained exposed the mods and site management being too cowardly to shut down some subreddits that were distributing '''child porn''', the higher-ups defended the moderators of '''child porn''' sub-reddits, and that the upper elechons of the site tried to defend said child porn. It took '''multiple''' Redditbombs for the site to [[http://gawker.com/5884619/reddit-reluctantly-bans-child-porn reluctantly ban child porn.]] fnord. ** A counter-offensive against porn'''. Something similar later happened with r/creepshots (taking lewd photographs of attractive women without their knowledge) on {{Tumblr}} that exposed the personal information of various creepshot posters.

* TheWikiRule: ** Trusted users can write on the [[http://www.reddit.com/r/modnews/comments/th1zo/moderators_new_feature_preview_integrated_wiki/ Integrated wiki]].
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* TheWikiRule: ** TheWikiRule: Trusted users can write on the [[http://www.reddit.com/r/modnews/comments/th1zo/moderators_new_feature_preview_integrated_wiki/ Integrated wiki]].
5th Apr '14 5:52:48 PM NotJim99
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* InternetCounterattack: ** Has perpetrated quite a few of these. Reddit had to [[http://blog.reddit.com/2011/05/reddit-we-need-to-talk.html forbid posting personal information on the site]]. ** The most awesomely heartwarming of such counterattacks was when SomethingAwful released a "Redditbomb". Said bomb contained three core facts: Reddits contained '''child porn''', the higher-ups defended the moderators of '''child porn''' sub-reddits, and that the upper elechons of the site tried to defend said child porn. It took '''multiple''' Redditbombs for the site to [[http://gawker.com/5884619/reddit-reluctantly-bans-child-porn reluctantly ban child porn.]] fnord. ** A counter-offensive against r/creepshots (taking lewd photographs of attractive women without their knowledge) on {{Tumblr}} that exposed the personal information of various creepshot posters. ** Reddit was also a catalyst for the SOPA/PIPA protests.
27th Mar '14 9:48:53 PM RisefromYourGrave
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* OldShame: Reddit's management have tried to distance themselves from violentacrez as much as possible since the r/creepshots debacle, despite giving him a "pimp hat" award in the past.
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* OldShame: Reddit's management have tried to distance themselves from violentacrez as much as possible since the r/creepshots debacle, despite giving him a "pimp hat" award in the past.past. * WordOfGod: [=IamA=]s featuring media creators, which usually require the celebrity confirming the [=IamA=] with a photograph greeting Reddit or some other method. * TheWikiRule: ** Trusted users can write on the [[http://www.reddit.com/r/modnews/comments/th1zo/moderators_new_feature_preview_integrated_wiki/ Integrated wiki]].
6th Mar '14 3:27:53 PM DavidDelony
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* OldShame: Reddit's management has tried to distance themselves from violentacrez as much as possible since the r/creepshots debacle, despite giving him a "pimp hat" award in the past.
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* OldShame: Reddit's management has have tried to distance themselves from violentacrez as much as possible since the r/creepshots debacle, despite giving him a "pimp hat" award in the past.
17th Jan '14 12:16:14 PM DavidDelony
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* OldShame: Reddit's management has tried to distance themselves from violentacrez as much as possible since the r/creepshots debacle, despite giving him a "pimp hat" award in the past.
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