If you controlled Reddit, what would you ban?
User T0pTomato posed that question in a thread, where it earned more than 12,000 responses
Users vented all the things that annoyed them, from overused comments (“faith in humanity restored!”) to celebrity worship (we get it, you love Bill Murray)
According to the site’s top comments, here are 10 things that should be banned from Reddit, effective immediately
See also: The TL;DR Guide to Reddit Lingo
1. Sob stories
Since Reddit is a community first and foremost, many users take to the site to tell their personal, heartbreaking tales. It gets to be overwhelming and can seem like fishing for upvotes (a point system akin to giving a post a “thumbs up,” or a positive rating) Read more…