Netphoria Message Board


Go Back   Netphoria Message Board > General Boards > General Chat Message Board
Register Netphoria's Amazon.com Link Members List Photo Album Mark Forums Read

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 11-11-2017, 11:00 AM   #1
fuzzyroes
Socialphobic
 
fuzzyroes's Avatar
 
Posts: 14,981
Default Reddits pretty dope

For everyone always waxing nostalgic about message boards, they're still alive and better than ever... It's just that Reddits totally took over and dominated the field. I've been shooting the shit on a few different forums on there I'm getting up voted like crazy!

Anyone else use that shit?

 
fuzzyroes is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 11-11-2017, 11:02 AM   #2
fuzzyroes
Socialphobic
 
fuzzyroes's Avatar
 
Posts: 14,981
Default

It's kinda sad though, The SP page is lacking in content and activity. Netpho still rules the roost as far as Pumpkins communities go!

 
fuzzyroes is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 11-11-2017, 03:09 PM   #3
spidersoma
Ownz
 
spidersoma's Avatar
 
Location: Tayxass
Posts: 528
Default

I liked Reddit more once I found the niche subreddits that are more my interest.

Them adding the feature to remove/block subreddits has been a godsend - blocking anything and everything political-related has made the site much more bearable as well.

I'm amazed at how many people are willing to share nudes on a very public site.

The subreddit for the city I live in is toxic as fuck.

The Smashing Pumpkins subreddit is about as active as I'd expect and like. Every now and then I see some edgelord I suspect to be a Netphorian outcast try to make some edgy comment about the Pumpkins. Unfortunately, Monte is there as well.

Last edited by spidersoma : 11-11-2017 at 03:46 PM. Reason: dd

 
spidersoma is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 11-11-2017, 03:21 PM   #4
reprise85
Submortal
 
reprise85's Avatar
 
Location: Now, I'm not a professional psychologist, but I am an amateur psychologist. And I think that your spontaneous eye-watering may have something to do with your father.
Posts: 27,905
Default

reddit is one of the most popular website in the entire world, yes im sure many of us use it

i dont give a shit about upvotes but i did make a thread that got like 1500 of them and i felt pretty cool i gotta admit.

what are you subbed to? i've expanded a lot lately.

 
reprise85 is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 11-11-2017, 03:28 PM   #5
FlamingGlobes
Minion of Satan
 
FlamingGlobes's Avatar
 
Posts: 7,980
Default

I feel too old for reddit and would rather just wither and waste away here, if you don't mind.

 
FlamingGlobes is online now
Reply With Quote
Old 11-11-2017, 03:28 PM   #6
reprise85
Submortal
 
reprise85's Avatar
 
Location: Now, I'm not a professional psychologist, but I am an amateur psychologist. And I think that your spontaneous eye-watering may have something to do with your father.
Posts: 27,905
Default

ActLikeYouBelong
AnimalTextGifs
AskReddit
assholedesign
aww
awwtf
BabiesGettingGlasses
babyelephantgifs
beholdthemasterrace
bestof
blackmagicfuckery
BuyItForLife
CasualTodayILearned
confession
confessions
CrappyDesign
CreepyWikipedia
cringepics
dataisbeautiful
DecidingToBeBetter
DepthHub
explainlikeimfive
facepalm
firstworldanarchists
FloridaMan
Frugal
ggggg
gifsthatkeepongiving
hmmm
hmmmgifs
iamatotalpieceofshit
iamverybadass
IdiotsNearlyDying
ilikthebred
illusionporn
insanepeoplefacebook
interestingasfuck
KenM
LateStageCapitalism
LetsNotMeet
LifeProTips
madlads
MaliciousCompliance
morbidquestions
MorbidReality
niceguys
notinteresting
NotKenM
nottheonion
oddlyterrifying
ofcoursethatsathing
OutOfTheLoop
outside
Pareidolia
pettyrevenge
ProRevenge
PsychLaw
psychology
publix
quityourbullshit
Rickyisms
SampleSize
ScarySigns
selfimprovement
Shoplifting (i dont shoplift, it's just funny/terrible)
Showerthoughts
StoppedWorking
ThatsHowThingsWork
TheAmericans
TheReportOfTheWeek
therewasanattempt
thisismylifenow
tilwtf
TodayIBullshitted
todayilearned
TotallyNotDogs
trippinthroughtime
TrueCrime
tuckedinkitties
UnethicalLifeProTips
Unexpected
UnresolvedMysteries
Whatcouldgowrong
wholesomememes
WhyWereTheyFilming
WouldYouRather
WTF
zerofucksgiven

 
reprise85 is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 11-11-2017, 03:29 PM   #7
FlamingGlobes
Minion of Satan
 
FlamingGlobes's Avatar
 
Posts: 7,980
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by reprise85 View Post
reddit is one of the most popular website in the entire world, yes im sure many of us use it
Hey, have you ever heard of The Ramones? These guys are pretty dope!

 
FlamingGlobes is online now
Reply With Quote
Old 11-11-2017, 03:35 PM   #8
Shallowed
Socialphobic
 
Shallowed's Avatar
 
Location: my parent's house in a shitty backwater country town
Posts: 14,905
Default

Reddit admins recently banned the /r/incel subreddit. They ban subreddits that allow and encourage hate speech like this every few months, but only when they become so out of control that even the moderaters of those subreddits refuse to deal with the Reddit admins. They keep them around as long as possible because they think that disgusting hate speech is "valuable conversation" that is worth acknowledging as legitimate. I don't understand how they can still think that when these subreddits meet their inevitable conclusion again and again. A few years ago it was the "jailbait" and "creepshots" subreddits. They were removed only after receiving bad publicity for them. Later there was the "fatpeoplehate" and "n****rs" subreddits which were banned after their moderaters didn't cooperate with the admins. The entire front page was filled with Nazi swastikas, and the "punchable faces" subreddit exploded in popularity as previous regulars of fatpeoplehate flocked there to post pictures pictures of the then-CEO of Reddit, who also received hatespeech targeting her for being both a woman and an asian. I think this was the first time I realised that Reddit is too far gone.

Reddit was undoubtedly influential in the rise in popularity and eventual election of Donald Trump. It's one of the largest communities dedicated to discussing and worshipping him, and it exists on a bedrock that all discussion is valuable and legitimate, no matter how baselessly hateful it is, or how much further back it pushes equality. It is more important to Reddit that people have absolute and complete freedom of speech, even though Reddit has absolutely no obligation to enforce the first amendment, which Americans always forget is not an amendment to the constitution of the internet or the entire world.

Idk where I'm going at with this but basically Reddit is a toxic place that draws you in with cute cat pictures and then blindsides you with hate mongering on par with 4chan.

 
Shallowed is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 11-11-2017, 03:36 PM   #9
Shallowed
Socialphobic
 
Shallowed's Avatar
 
Location: my parent's house in a shitty backwater country town
Posts: 14,905
Default

This is DiscoKing fuck

 
Shallowed is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 11-11-2017, 03:39 PM   #10
Shallowed
Socialphobic
 
Shallowed's Avatar
 
Location: my parent's house in a shitty backwater country town
Posts: 14,905
Default


 
Shallowed is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 11-11-2017, 03:50 PM   #11
spidersoma
Ownz
 
spidersoma's Avatar
 
Location: Tayxass
Posts: 528
Default

I just don't encounter that side of reddit much. When I do, I hide/block/whatever subreddit it came from and see even less of it.

I'm more in favor of letting whatever fly on the site and giving the user the option to hide the subreddit if they don't like the content. Once you start drawing lines and deciding what should be censored and banned, it becomes an infinite slippery slope for all involved, not just those on the "right side" of the line.

 
spidersoma is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 11-11-2017, 04:00 PM   #12
reprise85
Submortal
 
reprise85's Avatar
 
Location: Now, I'm not a professional psychologist, but I am an amateur psychologist. And I think that your spontaneous eye-watering may have something to do with your father.
Posts: 27,905
Default

it is problematic how they deal with hate speech. ultimately it's entertaining (i mean the subs i go to) and i don't participate very much, a few comments a week. i don't think the baby needs to be thrown away with the bathwater but shallowed you make excellent points

 
reprise85 is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 11-11-2017, 06:25 PM   #13
Run To Me
Apocalyptic Poster
 
Run To Me's Avatar
 
Location: Where the frog spoils the leaf
Posts: 3,559
Default

I can't read the shit; the format and layout of it makes me squint and feel weird

Also, as toase once noted, doesn't make any sense without avatars

 
Run To Me is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 11-11-2017, 07:21 PM   #14
smashingjj
is very perspective
 
Location: my mother, my anus, mayfuck, his mother, reverting and cunt amoebes; the story of my life as a fisherman's wife on mars. now in stores. if you get it before may 30, you'll receive a free coupon to hand it in and get your money back.
Posts: 28,710
Default

reddits pretty dope what

 
smashingjj is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 11-11-2017, 07:31 PM   #15
buzzard
Apocalyptic Poster
 
buzzard's Avatar
 
Posts: 4,001
Default

Is dope better than rad?

Much as I'd love the positive reinforcement of upvotes that selection bias would surely provide, I've got a lot of VHS cassettes that aren't exactly going to watch themselves.

 
buzzard is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 11-11-2017, 07:56 PM   #16
ilikeplanets
Socialphobic
 
ilikeplanets's Avatar
 
Location: Ignore List
Posts: 10,522
Default

rad, sweet, dope, sick, dank, epic is the pecking order

 
ilikeplanets is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 11-11-2017, 08:18 PM   #17
buzzard
Apocalyptic Poster
 
buzzard's Avatar
 
Posts: 4,001
Default

So says the Chad within to chest bump applause from Brayden and Jono.

 
buzzard is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 11-11-2017, 09:00 PM   #18
teh b0lly!!1
Socialphobic
 
teh b0lly!!1's Avatar
 
Location: Your soul
Posts: 14,442
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Shallowed View Post
in order to smirk at this meme and go "lol true true" i will clear my entire afternoon and slip into my leisure wear.

 
teh b0lly!!1 is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 11-11-2017, 09:18 PM   #19
FoolofaTook
Braindead
 
FoolofaTook's Avatar
 
Location: The Walla Wallaean Vale
Posts: 16,981
Default

Yoga pants?

 
FoolofaTook is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 11-12-2017, 09:01 AM   #20
slunken
Virgo
 
slunken's Avatar
 
Posts: 37,717
Default

I downvote everything on thriftstorehauls that has an exclamation point in the title

 
slunken is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 11-13-2017, 10:13 AM   #21
fuzzyroes
Socialphobic
 
fuzzyroes's Avatar
 
Posts: 14,981
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by reprise85 View Post
reddit is one of the most popular website in the entire world, yes im sure many of us use it

i dont give a shit about upvotes but i did make a thread that got like 1500 of them and i felt pretty cool i gotta admit.

what are you subbed to? i've expanded a lot lately.
I'm a contributor on the Vice Principals and Weezer forums.

 
fuzzyroes is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 11-13-2017, 10:18 AM   #22
fuzzyroes
Socialphobic
 
fuzzyroes's Avatar
 
Posts: 14,981
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by reprise85 View Post
i dont give a shit about upvotes but i did make a thread that got like 1500 of them and i felt pretty cool i gotta admit.
No way?!1500? That's insane.

I got like 10-15 on a few topics and felt like a boss

 
fuzzyroes is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 11-13-2017, 01:56 PM   #23
Shallowed
Socialphobic
 
Shallowed's Avatar
 
Location: my parent's house in a shitty backwater country town
Posts: 14,905
Default

I got banned from me_irl for a joke about suicide. If that's not the most me_irl thing ever, I don't know what is.

 
Shallowed is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 11-13-2017, 02:29 PM   #24
AndySlash

 
AndySlash's Avatar
 
Posts: 20,102
Default

r/gonwild is where it's at

 
AndySlash is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 11-13-2017, 02:49 PM   #25
Disco King
Apocalyptic Poster
 
Disco King's Avatar
 
Location: "The worst poster on this board by far." -- The worst poster on this board by far
Posts: 4,353
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Shallowed View Post
I got banned from me_irl for a joke about suicide. If that's not the most me_irl thing ever, I don't know what is.
You're looking for r/2meirl4meirl

I suicide all the time there.

 
Disco King is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 11-13-2017, 03:43 PM   #26
reprise85
Submortal
 
reprise85's Avatar
 
Location: Now, I'm not a professional psychologist, but I am an amateur psychologist. And I think that your spontaneous eye-watering may have something to do with your father.
Posts: 27,905
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by fuzzyroes View Post
No way?!1500? That's insane.

I got like 10-15 on a few topics and felt like a boss
it was a r/frugal/ post about reduced fees for the GRE. apparently the program is not well known. anyone who qualifies gets half off, which is like $110 per test and most people take 1 or 2 (subject and regular), more if they repeat

 
reprise85 is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 11-13-2017, 11:35 PM   #27
yo soy el mejor
Just Hook it to My Veins!
 
yo soy el mejor's Avatar
 
Location: spiceworld
Posts: 40,384
Default

reddit is like a bright ugly fluorescent room that i don't want to walk into cause it's so bright and ugly and full of fools

 
yo soy el mejor is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 11-13-2017, 11:51 PM   #28
reprise85
Submortal
 
reprise85's Avatar
 
Location: Now, I'm not a professional psychologist, but I am an amateur psychologist. And I think that your spontaneous eye-watering may have something to do with your father.
Posts: 27,905
Default

reddit is too large to categorize like that. it's whatever you want it to be

 
reprise85 is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 11-14-2017, 09:48 AM   #29
fuzzyroes
Socialphobic
 
fuzzyroes's Avatar
 
Posts: 14,981
Default

I admit, the site can be a little intimidating in some cases as it takes awhile to get used to the format. It's good to discuss a lot of niche topics though. It's good for fans of TV shows and talking sports and things like that... But I definitely wouldn't wanna venture into the political realm over there or whatever.

 
fuzzyroes is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 11-14-2017, 10:07 AM   #30
teh b0lly!!1
Socialphobic
 
teh b0lly!!1's Avatar
 
Location: Your soul
Posts: 14,442
Default

can somebody recommend some honestly good subreddits for a guy who doesn't really do reddit

don't overbear, like top 5 maybe. i'm dumb and have a short attention span

OOH, A DRADLE

 
teh b0lly!!1 is offline
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Google


Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
TRUMP fuzzyroes General Chat Message Board 3895 11-19-2017 10:57 PM
Age Of Innocence Big Truck05 Smashing Pumpkins/Billy Corgan Discussion 38 05-01-2017 12:25 PM
I have had pretty bad luck lately bardy General Chat Archive 49 07-10-2008 09:35 AM
the tap water in atlanta tastes pretty good PeppermintHippo General Chat Archive 16 05-22-2008 07:10 PM
pretty, pretty orange stars D. General Chat Archive 7 02-03-2007 11:52 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:32 PM.



Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.8
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.

Smashing Pumpkins, Alternative Music
& General Discussion Message Board and Forums
www.netphoria.org - Copyright 1998-2014