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[–] catfishjones 3 points 34 points (+37|-3) ago 

After the Pao stuff, we got the FPHers and then all the hate subs. This influx of hate sent most of the decent voaters running for the hills. I can understand why. Good people don't want to be associated with that level of hate, and the new users just want to blast that vitriol everywhere, even at the supporters of speech freedoms. Still, for those of us who vowed to never go back, we try to continue with our voating, blocking offensive subs and disengaging from baited arguments when necessary.

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[–] boogieman_ 0 points 11 points (+11|-0) ago 

I've noticed the same thing. While I will defend the "hate subs" right to free speech and right to exist, it does seem to make the place seem less friendly. Personally it doesn't bother me much. I hope to hell there is an algorithm added to the site once it gets big enough to downvote pun threads, shit comments, etc. That's the worst part about reddit. Everyone is a special snowflake and wants to put their "witty" response in.

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[–] Phuffu 0 points 4 points (+4|-0) ago 

i think that last part is just human nature.

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[–] TheTrigger 0 points 3 points (+3|-0) ago 

> Still, for those of us who vowed to never go back, we try to continue with our voating, blocking offensive subs and disengaging from baited arguments when necessary.

My experience with voat, in a nutshell.

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[–] Nietzsche__ 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago 

Where is this refuge in the hills?

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[–] Biplane 1 points 12 points (+13|-1) ago 

It's reddit mate, if you're blocking 90% of content here because 90% of it is annoying, isnt that exactly what we left? Except there is a larger group at the old place for your niche intrests. When you're tired of being birated by edge lords that can't go a few post without saying "SJW" just simply to make someones non-SJW arguements invalid to reactionary voaters, it's just refreshing to go back and see people that get downvoted for being annoying and derailing the convo. Obviously thats not always the case but it's certianly better than here now.

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[–] Fagtardicus 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

skimur

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[–] tpdplsio 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

FPH people are fine. The racists/conspiracy theorists/Russian shills are the problem. After FPH came over but before the other hate subs, it was pretty excellent around here. Good discussions in /v/news and /v/politics, not much trolling, friendly tone, enough traffic that things didn't stand still. Once all the rest came the quality went down a lot. Now most of it is just dumb trolling and clickbait conspiracy theories/totally shit sources. I think a lot of the FPH people stopped posting anywhere but FPH.

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[–] Lilija 1 points 13 points (+14|-1) ago 

Welcome to the internet :) But tbh it's still quite possible to find a nice discussion.

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[–] Genr8r 2 points 11 points (+13|-2) ago 

Are we on the same website? I haven't noticed anything unusual in the tenor of voat dialogue.

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[–] SuperImaginativeName [S] 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago 

Maybe you've just got acclimatised to it, whereas I haven't with being away.

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[–] TheTrigger 2 points 1 points (+3|-2) ago  (edited ago)

Block the racist subs and avoid /v/all, if your jimmies rustle easily. It's not hard.
People go on, and on, and on, and on, and on, and on about how hate-filled and xenophobic voat is. Well, yeah, no. It's not. It's a few of the subs, and they're pretty self-contained. Go through /v/science or /v/technology and try to locate any of this hate, I keep hearing so much about.

It's non-existent.

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[–] mudcatca 0 points 7 points (+7|-0) ago 

Same here. I see a LOT of complaint threads, but none of the stuff the complaints focus on.

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[–] Dereliction 2 points 11 points (+13|-2) ago 

Most posts are racist or xenophobic or otherwise hate filled.

Really? MOST posts are? Bullshit.

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[–] newoldwave 0 points 6 points (+6|-0) ago 

see?

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[–] SuperImaginativeName [S] 2 points 8 points (+10|-2) ago 

It's shit :/

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[–] mamwad 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago  (edited ago)

I like shit. Only reason I'm here.

Oh, amalek actually gets upvoted now.

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[–] littlemiss 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

I've blocked fatpeoplehate now. While I agree with hating on fat people with bad attitudes. Here people hate fat people for simply being fat or having a bmi of 25 or more. I see photos of chubby people no description being hated. What happened to hating them for promoting fat as healthy.

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[–] Cynicaljester 0 points 4 points (+4|-0) ago 

Why downvoat when you're right. This is the price you pay for free speech, gotta hear everybodys bullshit.

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[–] SuperImaginativeName [S] 0 points 1 points (+1|-0) ago 

Interesting. Why aren't we able to block yet?

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[–] cobeast 0 points 4 points (+4|-0) ago  (edited ago)

As our community grows there are bound to be more jerks. It's up to the decent people to ignore them. I still see good conversations here. It isn't easy doing what we are attempting to do, it might actually be impossible. But we need to continue on and try to make Voat the place we want it to be. And remember when you are defending free speech you are defending the jerks too. That's just life man.

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