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

limit of how many subs an account can manage

I think this can only be good, though I would wager the fair limit for this would be higher than a lot of people would think.

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

One of the major problems that lead it to becoming the issue it is right now on reddit is that it was built on volunteers running subs that started with small numbers. Those subs grew and either they could handle it or the passed on more of the responsibility to those who they thought were more capable of it. Admins let quite a bit of stuff slide simply due to overhead and practicality. The operating cost of reddit is not a low number. As the user base grew they met a crossroads. Leave the power in the mods hands and let them essentially do as they pleased or they could switch over and have paid staff become large sub mods. Once again back to operating cost and other factors lead to what is currently happening at reddit. So long as they keep a majority of the user base there will be no real change most likely. Why spend money they don't really have to change something that works for now? As has been seen even not even all of the admin for reddit are even against a sjw srs style take over of the site. So while limiting the number of subs that an user can mod is a good idea it is only an symptom of the problem.

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

I hear the idea of limiting the number of subs a user can mod, and I don't necessarily think it's a bad one. However, I'm not convinced staff mods is a solution either. Nor do I think anything can necessarily be done about the emergence of the vocal type of user so much of us seem to be bothered with (SJWs, etc.). This has happened to every public Internet forum that has allowed people to speak their mind and be anonymous. Believe me, there is nothing anyone can do about it. I can absolutely guarantee you what you see happened if purely a function of the size of the user base. In the end, most humans are impressionable followers, even if they don't realize they are, and when you get enough of these people coupled with enough of the mouthy SJW type with a cause, you're always going to get the bullshit, misguided, shout-matchy pitch-forky witch-hunty shitfest that most of us see happening so often. It's not about site rules, it's about culture.