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[–] raw 0 points 41 points (+41|-0) ago 

I am one of the first member of Reddit. I have seen Reddit grow before my eyes. I have seen how strong about free speech Reddit was, like Voat or Infinitechan is today.

Reddit used to have a jailbait subreddit. A guy ran a subreddit that advocated beating small girls. When the media found out, Reddit refused to take the subreddit down and protected the user identity. Piracy, fappening, /r/atheism drama, and Reddit stood strong against shitstorm. Reddit was more like, 'If it aint CP, it aint going down.' And then Aaron Swartz died.

And slowly the site got ruined in name of safe space and feelies. Chairman Pao was the scapegoat, but in the bigger picture the freedom of speech was being slowly be taken away.

Today, I don't even recognise Reddit. You will not find a single thread which is controversial and comments are not removed by the mods. Compare that to, old Reddit when even the government couldn't take down comments except for CP.

I miss that old Reddit and I miss Aaron Swartz :(

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[–] Thisismyvoatusername 0 points 14 points (+14|-0) ago 

To be fair, while she may have been scapegoated in the sense others were also to blame, by all available evidence Ellen Pao was a shitty CEO and deserved to be replaced. The fact her replacement sucks too doesn't change that..

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

Well said. I also miss calling people faggot and not having everyone get their feelies all up in a tizzy.

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

you mean you miss not automatically shadowbanned for 'hate speech' when you call someone a faggot?

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[–] 007ace 0 points 3 points (+3|-0) ago 

well said.

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

Look around you: Everything you miss about Reddit is here on Voat! Speak your mind without fear of censure; be grateful a place like this exists in today's insane politically correct climate.

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[–] NSFWenly 0 points 18 points (+18|-0) ago 

I might have said "Muslim posts Rare Quotes; users replies with Common Quotes."

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

When there's an alternative to Reddit (this site), then why do people keep going back, even if it's just to look? I don't get it.

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[–] WhiteRonin 0 points 13 points (+13|-0) ago 

Some people just like being pegged and whipped ...

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[–] Whitemail 0 points 8 points (+8|-0) ago 

There are a few good subreddits that haven't gotten popular enough to get banned by the faggots. They don't have faggoty mods. I still haven't been going there.

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

It's not about the mods, it's about the admins.

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

From what I've come to understand, people like you and I wouldn't even have a voice on that other site because of the censorship.

The end result is no voice for you and page views for that other site. You gain literally nothing. When you visit that website, you're supporting it. Even if it's just to point out the hypocrisy. Congrats, by paying attention to the drama you've enabled it.

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

Some say they just go there just to try and redpill people.

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[–] 93503847569 0 points 10 points (+10|-0) ago 

Reddit: not even once

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[–] Salbuchi_2019 1 points 3 points (+4|-1) ago 

Forgive me, Father, for I have sinned.

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

Censorship: The only way to make Islam not appear to be a barbaric, goat-fucker's religion.

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[–] Caesarkid1 0 points 4 points (+4|-0) ago 

Most of the positive quotes have also been abrogated.

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[–] T2VQw2 0 points 2 points (+2|-0) ago 

that is good link would upvoat but vote limit exceeded based on CCP.

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

Free speech for me, but not for thee.

I'm not expressing a position on the substance (you can find plenty of ugly quotes in the Old Testament as well), just on the hypocritical form.

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

"All Speech is free, but some is more free than others."

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[–] 123_456 0 points 3 points (+3|-0) ago 

Yep. That's reddit for you.

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