* 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".
* 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]].