* AscendedMeme: The r/politics meme/RunningGag about Donald Trump donating to NAMBLA (created as an "incitement" to get Trump to release his tax returns) was eventually covered by major news outlets such as [[http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2016/08/many-people-are-saying-donald-trump-donated-to-nambla.html New York Magazine]].
* 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 "[[AndCallHimGeorge Reddit hug of death]]".
* 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.
* 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.
* 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]].