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[–] MinorLeakage 2 points 76 points (+78|-2) ago 

We are worried about you... The criticism and anger comes mostly from fear that we have already lost you and Voat. There is nothing else like Voat that exists. We need you a lot more than you need us.

I said this recently, but you should br extremely proud of what you have built here. You are actually DOING something to fight back against the evils in this world who want to divide us. Please just remember that we're only human, and some people are only here to tear you down.

We will absolutely support you. We absolutely will do whatever it takew to help you and save this place. You just have to communicate with us. We are scared, and lacking leadership. You are the only goat we all trust.

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[–] 12651244? 6 points 29 points (+35|-6) ago 

We need you a lot more than you need us.

You'd think the userbase would offer him support and respect instead of hatred and accusations if people actually understood this.

Please just remember that we're only human, and some people are only here to tear you down.

It is my view that the dedicated group that has been here for years with the explicit purpose of destroying Voat primarily by attacking the administration have finally managed to succeed by taking advantage of the recent events (Putt's time away from Voat couple with the downtime) in order to turn the non-shill userbase against Putt as well. The effects of this success of theirs will echo through whatever remains of Voat's history if something is not done to actually support Putt through these times.

You are the only goat we all trust

Except the shills have turned half of the userbase against him so that isn't even true anymore. Great encouragement to keep working hard, eh?

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[–] MinorLeakage 0 points 15 points (+15|-0) ago  (edited ago)

We just desperately need a basic level of communication. I'm not sure Putts understands that half of us were actually worried he was renditioned to some CIA prison in Egypt. It might be foolish, but we need to be reassured once and a while that he hasn't been dragged off for re-education...

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[–] VicariousJambi [S] 1 points 9 points (+10|-1) ago 

It's refreshing that you don't just automatically call everyone shills. I've been called a shill quite a bit today.

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

We usually see eye to eye, Peace. I'm not on the hate Putt bandwagon by any means. However, the 70 year old President can send late night tweets, right? Putt can't do the same? Putt can't say "Hey boys, the server crashed/got beer spilled on it/I'm on heroin. My bad. I'll get back to you later, work sucks right now." ? It's nothing personal, but he hasn't been forthcoming nor transparent about anything in what, a year? Days go by with the site down and there isn't a soul on Earth that can reach him? Not even Atif? It's not like I can fire the guy or he should bend to my will, but I don't have to pretend like all is well when it isn't.

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

"It is my view that valid criticism is being a paid shill and blindly following someone regardless of their consistency is admirable, normal behavior"

That kind of viewpoint belongs on reddit, dude. You're basically saying we shouldn't be allowed to criticize our leaders. How laughable is that concept?

You think I hate voat's principles, or something? I want this place to flourish. However, with the admins disappearing for two months, Atko quitting, Putt being inconsistent, Voat closing merch, chat features, and even discontinuing donation options... Well, things don't look so good.

And for you to call me a shill for taking issue with all of those things, I find it hard to respect your opinion on the topic.

I get that we should be cheering for him and doing all we can to boost his morale, lest we lose what little we have, but something has to give. He goes from telling us we're on death's doorstep financially to removing the ability to bandaid the wound... do those choices make sense to you?

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[–] digitalentity1497 1 points 3 points (+4|-1) ago 

Ditto, man.

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

I think you should make a few comments to argue with the concern trolls, letting other users see through their bullshit dramas.

Edit: I meant when concern trolls post new submissions.

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[–] MinorLeakage 1 points 6 points (+7|-1) ago 

I'm worried I sound more like a concern troll myself. The issue is, I'm actually concerned. I just feel powerless to help and be heard.

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[–] SChalice 15 points -11 points (+4|-15) ago 

We are worried about you

Who the fuck is we? You speak for everyone? You are schizophrenic? You are the leader of the free world?

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[–] Neinlife 0 points 9 points (+9|-0) ago 

many have expressed concern. everything isnt about you, princess.

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

All of the above

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

Are YOU fuckin schizophrenic, Mr. High Speed Questionnaire?

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[–] obvious-throwaway- 4 points -3 points (+1|-4) ago  (edited ago)

What you are seeing SChalice, is a group of accounts that were all created about 2.8 years ago that follow each other around and agree on everything, so it's either a single person with lots of accounts or a group. I'm not sure what their agenda is, but they are always involved in threads that have to do with the state of Voat.

He's one of the group of accounts all aged at 2.8 years that think as a single unit. VicariousJambi, TheKobold, MadWorld, digitalalen1497, PeaceSeeker, MinorLeakage and on and on, all in this thread BTW. If you check other threads they post in, you'll see that they post as a group and never disagree with each other.

Oh, and there's this.