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20th Jan '17 6:42:35 AM TristanJeremiah
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** [[https://www.reddit.com/r/SUBREDDITNAME/ r/SUBREDDITNAME]] also counts.
15th Jan '17 7:31:16 PM number9robotic
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* TropeName: [[https://www.reddit.com/r/SUBREDDITNAME/ r/SUBREDDITNAME]]
** [[https://www.reddit.com/r/SUBREDDITNAME/comments/5eu27z/trope_name/ this post]] links to the trope page
** [[https://www.reddit.com/r/Jokes/comments/5e4h3q/joke_title/ This post]] from /r/jokes parodies the types of comments seen on the subreddit.
15th Jan '17 7:29:49 PM number9robotic
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* AprilFoolsDay: On April 1st, 2013, Reddit [[http://blog.reddit.com/2013/04/reddit-buys-team-fortress-2.html posted a blog post]] stating that it has purchased ''VideoGame/TeamFortress2'' and would be implementing its gameplay into the standard Reddit experience. [[SupplementalMaterial/TeamFortress2 The TF2 blog]], [[http://www.teamfortress.com/post.php?id=10307 on the other hand,]] stated the opposite.

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* AprilFoolsDay: AprilFoolsDay:
** In 2012, the Subreddits for /r/Soccer and /r/NFL switched flairs. [[http://imgur.com/a/THAHf Hilarity ensued]].
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On April 1st, 2013, Reddit [[http://blog.reddit.com/2013/04/reddit-buys-team-fortress-2.html posted a blog post]] stating that it has purchased ''VideoGame/TeamFortress2'' and would be implementing its gameplay into the standard Reddit experience. [[SupplementalMaterial/TeamFortress2 The TF2 blog]], [[http://www.teamfortress.com/post.php?id=10307 on the other hand,]] stated the opposite.



** In 2012, the Subreddits for /r/Soccer and /r/NFL switched flairs. [[http://imgur.com/a/THAHf Hilarity ensued]].



** if [[https://www.reddit.com/r/NegativeWithGold/ a heavily downvoted comment gets gilded]], it's common to be accused of gilding yourself with an alt.
*** Even more so if its an admin's comment.
* AsYouKnow: Either TIL threads (Today I Learned) will be [[AndKnowingIsHalfTheBattle genuinely informative]], or something that's already common knowledge.
** For every post from from /r/lifehacks that's actually helpful, there will be ten teaching you the most generic tricks we all learned in our childhood.

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** if If [[https://www.reddit.com/r/NegativeWithGold/ a heavily downvoted comment gets gilded]], it's common to be accused for the poster in question of gilding yourself themselves with an alt.
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alternate account. This mindset applies even more so if its it's an admin's comment.
* AsYouKnow: Either Any sort of TIL threads (Today I Learned) or "lifehack" threads will either be [[AndKnowingIsHalfTheBattle genuinely informative]], or something that's already common knowledge.
** For every post from from /r/lifehacks that's actually helpful, there will be ten teaching you the most
knowledge or generic tricks we all learned in our childhood.



-->''If you go on the goddamn internet it will still be "Did you check the weather/mail/bank account/for missing children/[[SoapboxSadie on whatever cause she presently is interested in?"]]''.

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-->''If you go on the goddamn internet it will still be "Did you check the weather/mail/bank account/for missing children/[[SoapboxSadie on whatever cause she presently is interested in?"]]''.in?"]]''



* CringeComedy: [[http://www.reddit.com/r/cringe /r/cringe]] collects unintentional examples, but is accused of being mean-spirited. /r/cringepics does much the same.

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* CringeComedy: [[http://www.reddit.com/r/cringe /r/cringe]] Several subs, including /r/cringe, /r/cringepics, or /r/cringeanarchy collects unintentional examples, but is accused though they have some accusations going against them of being too mean-spirited. /r/cringepics does much the same.



* DepartmentOfRedundancyDepartment: [[https://www.reddit.com/r/thathappened /r/ThatHappened]] is based around [[BlatantLies "True stories that are actually true and 100% happened."]]
** Debatable, seeing as the subreddit name is sarcastic- the subreddit is about stories that people claim happened even though they totally didn't happen.



* {{Eagleland}}: [[http://www.reddit.com/r/murica /r/MURICA]] parodies Type 2. There's several subreddits out there dedicated to bashing America, and it's not uncommon to see anger over the Pledge of Allegiance.

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* {{Eagleland}}: [[http://www.reddit.com/r/murica /r/MURICA]] parodies Type 2. There's several subreddits out there dedicated to bashing America, and it's not uncommon to see anger over the Pledge of Allegiance. Ironically, a lot of the users of these subreddits are American themselves.



** Ironically, a lot of the users of these subreddits are american themselves.



* HatesEveryoneEqually: [[https://www.reddit.com/r/CringeAnarchy/ /r/CringeAnarchy]].



* HiveMind: Reddit sometimes acts like one.
** One OP accidentally changed his language settings to Spanish, and posted [[http://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/cq1q2/help_reddit_turned_spanish_and_i_cannot_undo_it/ a thread to /r/askreddit]] about how to switch it back. Every response was written in Spanish, ''even an admin's''.
** [[http://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/wp3w5 Tom Cruise]]
** [[https://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/a8a2v/what_is_the_official_name_for_those_mirror_disco/ Disco Ball]]

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* HiveMind: Reddit sometimes [[http://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/wp3w5 acts like one.
one]] [[https://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/a8a2v/what_is_the_official_name_for_those_mirror_disco/ in individual threads]] to troll the OP, [[PlayedForLaughs mostly just for laughs.]]
** One OP accidentally changed his language settings to Spanish, and posted [[http://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/cq1q2/help_reddit_turned_spanish_and_i_cannot_undo_it/ a thread to /r/askreddit]] about how to switch it back. Every response was written in Spanish, ''even ''[[NotSoAboveItAll even an admin's''.
admin's]]''.
** [[http://www.An infamously bizarre example is [[https://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/wp3w5 Tom Cruise]]
** [[https://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/a8a2v/what_is_the_official_name_for_those_mirror_disco/ Disco Ball]]
com/r/CatsStandingUp/ /r/CatsStandingUp,]] where nearly every word and every post has to simply be "Cat." Saying anything else in the sub gets you an automatic ban.



* HurricaneOfPuns: Entire threads of puns are not uncommon. [[http://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/ibgjy/reddit_what_awesome_senior_prank_did_you_pull_in/c22es07 Example]]. Heck, there's even an entire subreddit dedicated to puns, named...[[https://www.reddit.com/r/puns /r/puns.]]

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* HurricaneOfPuns: Entire threads of puns are not uncommon. [[http://www.reddit.com/r/AskReddit/comments/ibgjy/reddit_what_awesome_senior_prank_did_you_pull_in/c22es07 Example]]. Heck, there's There's even an entire subreddit dedicated to puns, named...simply named [[https://www.reddit.com/r/puns /r/puns.]]



* IdiotProgramming: Invoked in [[http://www.reddit.com/r/SoftwareGore/ /r/SoftwareGore]]
* IHaveThisFriend: [[http://www.reddit.com/r/myfriendwantstoknow/ /r/MyFriendWantsToKnow]]

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* IdiotProgramming: Invoked in [[http://www.reddit.com/r/SoftwareGore/ /r/SoftwareGore]]
/r/SoftwareGore]].
* IHaveThisFriend: [[http://www.reddit.com/r/myfriendwantstoknow/ /r/MyFriendWantsToKnow]]/r/MyFriendWantsToKnow]].



* ItMakesSenseInContext: [[http://www.reddit.com/r/nocontext /r/nocontext]]

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* ItMakesSenseInContext: [[http://www.reddit.com/r/nocontext /r/nocontext]]/r/nocontext]] is full of real Reddit comments like this.



** [[https://www.reddit.com/r/iamverysmart/ r/iamverysmart]] is a subreddit dedicated to this trope

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** [[https://www.reddit.com/r/iamverysmart/ r/iamverysmart]] is a subreddit dedicated to finding and mocking people constituting this tropetrope, usually with shades of being an InternetToughGuy.



* MindScrew: [[http://www.reddit.com/r/firstworldproblems /r/firstworldproblems]] inspired a number of strange "worlds".

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* MindScrew: MindScrew:
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[[http://www.reddit.com/r/firstworldproblems /r/firstworldproblems]] inspired a number of strange "worlds".



* MoralGuardians: What some redditors think of Shit Reddit Says. It ''does'' police language and {{trigger}}s.



* OverlyNarrowSuperlative: [[http://www.reddit.com/r/WTF/comments/hjyjf/i_still_cant_believe_this_happened_pic/c1w0yx5?context=3 This thread]] regarding ''Film/{{Junior}}''.



* PoesLaw: The initial reaction to [[http://www.reddit.com/r/pyongyang /r/pyongyang]] is generally confusion over whether it's serious or not. On the one hand, the idea of a bastion of English-language pro-North Korea propaganda on one of the most mainstream American sites is preposterous. On the other hand, they're ''very'' dedicated to the charade, and a number of far-left subreddits express unironic support for North Korea.

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* PoesLaw: PoesLaw:
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The initial reaction to [[http://www.reddit.com/r/pyongyang /r/pyongyang]] is generally confusion over whether it's serious or not. On the one hand, the idea of a bastion of English-language pro-North Korea propaganda on one of the most mainstream American sites is preposterous. On the other hand, they're ''very'' dedicated to the charade, and a number of far-left subreddits express unironic support for North Korea.Korea.
** r/The_Donald often gets this reaction from those outside of it, especially since it got so popular, striking the front page numerous times. Based on the sheer amount of fanaticism its users have for Creator/DonaldTrump [[RuleOfCautiousEditingJudgment (which is all we'll say about it)]], many users are unsure exactly how much of it is a joke.



* PoliceBrutality: One of the reasons Reddit hates cops, as noted above.
** [[https://www.reddit.com/r/Bad_Cop_No_Donut/ r/bad_cop_no_donut]] is dedicated to instances where cops overstep their boundaries.

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* PoliceBrutality: One of the reasons Reddit hates cops, as noted above.
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above. [[https://www.reddit.com/r/Bad_Cop_No_Donut/ r/bad_cop_no_donut]] is dedicated to instances where cops overstep their boundaries.



** [[http://www.reddit.com/r/RoastMe/ /r/RoastMe]] is a downplayed, and more humorous, version where someone posts a pic of themselves and [[BringIt challenges]] others to come up with funny or creative insults.

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** [[http://www.reddit.com/r/RoastMe/ /r/RoastMe]] is a downplayed, and more humorous, version where someone posts a pic of themselves and [[BringIt challenges]] others to [[TheRoast come up with funny or creative insults.]]



* ScriptWank: This is *very common* on /r/relationships.
9th Jan '17 8:17:38 AM case
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* WhatCouldPossiblyGoWrong: [[http://www.reddit.com/r/whatcouldgowrong/ /r/whatcouldgowrong]] fits this to a tee.
7th Jan '17 4:30:42 PM TristanJeremiah
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** A chunk of Redditors hate Imgur, for some bizarre reason, despite a healthy shared userbase, due to, well, Imgur being the primary go-to for Reddit uploads. It goes the other way as well. [[https://www.reddit.com/r/IgnorantImgur/ r/IgnorantImgur is a subreddit for this

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** A chunk of Redditors hate Imgur, for some bizarre reason, despite a healthy shared userbase, due to, well, Imgur being the primary go-to for Reddit uploads. It goes the other way as well. [[https://www.reddit.com/r/IgnorantImgur/ r/IgnorantImgur r/IgnorantImgur]] is a subreddit for this
7th Jan '17 4:26:36 PM TristanJeremiah
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** A chunk of Redditors hate Imgur, for some bizarre reason, despite a healthy shared userbase, due to, well, Imgur being the primary go-to for Reddit uploads. It goes the other way as well.

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** A chunk of Redditors hate Imgur, for some bizarre reason, despite a healthy shared userbase, due to, well, Imgur being the primary go-to for Reddit uploads. It goes the other way as well. [[https://www.reddit.com/r/IgnorantImgur/ r/IgnorantImgur is a subreddit for this
1st Jan '17 9:21:24 PM TristanJeremiah
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* TropeName: [[https://www.reddit.com/r/Jokes/comments/5e4h3q/joke_title/ This post]] from /r/jokes parodies the types of comments seen on the subreddit.

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* TropeName: [[https://www.reddit.com/r/SUBREDDITNAME/ r/SUBREDDITNAME]]
** [[https://www.reddit.com/r/SUBREDDITNAME/comments/5eu27z/trope_name/ this post]] links to the trope page
**[[https://www.
reddit.com/r/Jokes/comments/5e4h3q/joke_title/ This post]] from /r/jokes parodies the types of comments seen on the subreddit.
26th Dec '16 8:00:33 AM TristanJeremiah
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** if [[https://www.reddit.com/r/NegativeWithGold/ a hevely downvoted comment gets gilded]], it's common to be accused of gilding yourself with an alt.

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** if [[https://www.reddit.com/r/NegativeWithGold/ a hevely heavily downvoted comment gets gilded]], it's common to be accused of gilding yourself with an alt.
26th Dec '16 7:59:12 AM TristanJeremiah
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** if [[https://www.reddit.com/r/NegativeWithGold/ a hevely downvoted comment gets gilded]], it's common to be accused of gilding yourself with an alt.
***Even more so if its an admin's comment.
26th Dec '16 7:54:12 AM TristanJeremiah
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** [[https://www.reddit.com/r/ShitAmericansSay/ r/ShitAmericansSay]] is a subreddit for quotes that sound like they came from here
** [[https://www.reddit.com/r/ANormalDayInAmerica r/ANormalDayInAmerica]] is a subreddit for insane news stories from america
** Ironically, a lot of the users of these subreddits are american themselves.
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