MetaCoontown banned in new ambiguous Reddit policy for "existing solely to annoy other redditors." (self.TheRedPill)

submitted by Roshambo_USMC

Today we are releasing an update to our Content Policy[1] . Our goal was to consolidate the various rules and policies that have accumulated over the years into a single set of guidelines we can point to. Thank you to all of you who provided feedback throughout this process. Your thoughts and opinions were invaluable. This is not the last time our policies will change, of course. They will continue to evolve along with Reddit itself. Our policies are not changing dramatically from what we have had in the past. One new concept is Quarantining a community, which entails applying a set of restrictions to a community so its content will only be viewable to those who explicitly opt in. We will Quarantine communities whose content would be considered extremely offensive to the average redditor. Today, in addition to applying Quarantines, we are banning a handful of communities that exist solely to annoy other redditors, prevent us from improving Reddit, and generally make Reddit worse for everyone else. Our most important policy over the last ten years has been to allow just about anything so long as it does not prevent others from enjoying Reddit for what it is: the best place online to have truly authentic conversations. I believe these policies strike the right balance. -spez

[–]dickinlipss 437 points438 points  (96 children)

It's hilarious how any mention of SRS is met with crickets from the admin. They do more to harass and make reddit a worse place then all those places combined. The femicunts have infiltrated at the top.

[–]KobeHardensMyDirk 64 points65 points  (12 children)

/u/Spez weighed in on SRS here.

Basically it comes down to r/coontown makes it harder for Reddit to attract quality advertisers. It has nothing to do with them not breaking, or breaking rules. We all know for years SRS has been blatantly and openly breaking the rules. In addition, r/srs are the thought police that advertisers are afraid to offend. Their existence, and policing, insures that Reddit is a safe place for advertisers. This is why they won't get the ban hammer.

Unbelievable how much shit has gone on here the last few months just for it to end up with communities getting banned for no other reason than "we dont want them here".

[–]Senior Endorsed Contributormax_peenor 11 points12 points  (5 children)

Basically it comes down to r/coontown makes it harder for Reddit to attract quality advertisers.

Reddit is not a viable business. They tried to monitize iAMA and it turned into a total disaster. They will get more desperate as they burn through the money and approach death.

[–]Flareprime 15 points16 points  (4 children)

Certain kinds of people live for drama and calling people out. They thrive on social media where you don't have to look anyone in the eye. srs probably drives a bunch of traffic from those types

[–]Nicholas_ 6 points7 points  (3 children)

" They thrive on social media where you don't have to look anyone in the eye"

95% of shit talkers online are this.

Both male and female.

[–]fuckin_retard 7 points7 points [recovered]

What the fuck did you just say to me?

[–][deleted] 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Say it to my face, you cunt.

[–]Endorsed Contributorleftajar 183 points184 points  (70 children)

The irony is, coontown has been on good behavior for quite awhile -- they were well aware that they've been in the crosshairs.

Most of them are alts anyway, so it's not like these people went away. They just went incognito.

[–]calicotrinket 95 points96 points  (1 child)

Funnily enough, as much as I don't like Coontown, they don't spill over to other subs. Unlike the morons in SRS.

[–]HoundDogs 10 points11 points  (4 children)

The idea of an "Alt" is even changing now. The controversial subreddits that they quarantined demand an active personal e-mail address just to access them. Got that? They want to keep a standing log of all the personal e-mail addresses of people who look at controversial shit.

[–]Endorsed Contributorleftajar 1 point2 points  (3 children)

Holy shit. I mean, they'll just make throwaway emails. But still -- what other rationale could there be, other than to facilitate the identifying and harassing of dissenters?

[–]HoundDogs 2 points3 points  (2 children)

I honestly am at the point now that I know the admins are, at the least, huge SJW sympathizers. I don't use reddit on my verified account any more because it could doxx me. I just don't trust them. There's nothing stopping an SJW admin from secretly sending an e-mail address to one of their fembot blogger friends with black horn rims and no soul who can dig up, publicize, and shame someones entire identity if they want.

[–]Endorsed Contributorleftajar 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Whoa -- I completely forgot about my verified email. I went ahead and removed that just now. Thanks.

[–]Senior Contributor: "The Court Jester"GayLubeOil 70 points71 points  (5 children)

If any of you love baby Racoons BabyCoonTown is still up. Great place to share all of your baby racoon pics!

[–]drallcom3 6 points6 points [recovered]

Racoons are cute while they're still babies

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[–][deleted] 4 points5 points  (0 children)

The irony is coontown was mentioned by fucking name as a safe subreddit by the CEO less than a month ago

[–]Sangria_and_Soccer 129 points129 points [recovered]

Pretty stupid how ex- r/coontown members are posting here and alerting the powers that be that we are harboring some of them. As if we needed another reason to be banned. And for the other black folk reading here don't worry about it, just keep raising that SMV and fucking white women. Every time you do so the racists die a little inside.

edit: every downvote is another white girl I'll work to pull, let's make this fun guys.

[–]colinKaepernicksHat 40 points41 points  (0 children)

Go back to pol with the cuck posting

[–]NaClAgNO3 13 points14 points  (1 child)

Guess the Asians, Arabians, and Latin Americans can breathe a sigh of relief.

[–][deleted] 21 points22 points  (1 child)

I don't think you're doing gentlemen of colour a favour by encouraging them to go for mudsharks. They are hopeless bundles of daddy issues and psychological problems that you really don't want to get into.

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[–]LuvBeer 21 points22 points  (7 children)

Nah, a good amount of us used our regular usernames. I've only been on reddit for a year and a half, but it's quite quickly transforming itself into just another PC echo chamber.

[–][deleted] 43 points44 points  (5 children)

Making TwoX a default sub is kind of insulting to a predominantly male userbase. I took a break from reddit for a while and when I came back I was surprised by the shift in tone

[–][deleted] 44 points45 points  (1 child)

Making TwoX a default sub is kind of insulting to a predominantly male userbase.

I wish that someone had the balls to answer the question:

What are you doing to promote diversity?


Nothing - why would we?

[–]KobeHardensMyDirk 9 points10 points  (0 children)

I hope the day comes that people just respond with "I don't care what you think" in regards to leftist attacks.

[–]my_redpill_account 2 points3 points  (1 child)

Even women that were there were upset cause it just flooded with annoying dudes. I don't mind the sub, it's where women congregate to do women stuff.

As long as they don't invade male space and change it, they can have their own and I will ignore it exists.

[–]Flynn_lives 14 points15 points  (6 children)

I used my main account...and that was the entire point. More than half of the discussions there were frought with people telling stories, or others trying desperately to not get the sub banned.

[–]WingTune0 9 points10 points  (5 children)

Same here, I always used my main on coontown.
coontown never broke any rules, and if it got banned, then it's likely TRP is next.

[–]IsItJustified 8 points9 points  (4 children)

TRP won't be banned unless they start banning more neutral/meta subs like Tia/Kia. This sub may be quarantined at most but I highly doubt it'll be a ban since it isn't an overtly bigoted sub. Regardless this reddit space has ran its course and getting banned is pointless since the users will just find a home elsewhere

[–]I_ADMIRE_HITLER 18 points19 points  (2 children)

Or if... you know... a feminist writes a huffpo article about trp aimed at reddits advertisers.

[–]areyousrslol 14 points15 points  (0 children)

Of course. They are the authoritarian left, so no opposition is allowed.

[–][deleted] 17 points18 points  (3 children)

I just got myself inadvertently double-banned from SRS. I said something like "Joining the sub. anything that upsets the SJWs enough to be mentioned on Content Policy is probably good for society."

The banhammer was swift. lol

I was also called a shitbag. My feelings are a little hurt, and I could use a cuddle.

[–]Modredpillschool 242 points243 points  (100 children)

I've said it before but I'll repeat it here before people go off the deep end with speculation:

We have backup forums ready to go that the team has been working on tirelessly to make sure we were ready, complete with archives. There's no need to jump ship right now, so we're not, but rest assured we have a place for us if we need to.

Announcements will be on puerarchy.com

[–][deleted] 63 points64 points  (76 children)

If it happens... how quick will Puerarchy be to monetize?

[–]Modredpillschool 143 points144 points  (71 children)

We have plans for donations and tipping to help keep the servers afloat. But if you think I'm going to sell out, you must be new here.

[–]pehpe 34 points35 points  (36 children)

Going to publicly post this even though I sent you a PM.

Have we considered tapping into rp'ers like myself who work in web dev/ have server administration experience? Considering some of us also have dedi's and VPS's and know a fair bit amount about this stuff, I feel it'd be a useful tool.

Myself, I have a VPS and a dedicated, and my dedicated is sitting there, I haven't even SSH'ed into it yet.

Shit. Even a collaborative effort to code something that archived every single thread on this sub, which may or may not be possible, (I haven't looked into it) and making it available elsewhere would be fun.

[–][deleted] 4 points5 points  (2 children)

I sent a PM to the mods offering help before and didn't get an acknowledgement even, so I think that's not a priority yet since reddit hasn't shut us down. I just think it'd be a good idea to have a couple people ready to go in case help is needed to keep the infrastructure costs down by setting up a CDN, using cache optimization and such, things that guys like you and me could help with.

[–]Modredpillschool 2 points3 points  (1 child)

Sorry we didn't get back to you, the modmail is a serious joke as far as catching everything that goes through there.


[–][deleted] 11 points12 points  (13 children)

Administrator / software guy here as well. FWIW

[–]Xeusi 4 points5 points  (11 children)

Business side of that here business here.

[–]internet_terrorist 29 points30 points  (9 children)

crude oil production here, you can count on me.

[–]Brave_Horatius 21 points22 points  (4 children)

Tailor here. I can ... Make some uniforms?

[–]Schrodingersdawg 13 points14 points  (2 children)

As long as you get Hugo Boss to help design them off of a certain historical group that we always get compared to!

[–]Brave_Horatius 3 points4 points  (1 child)

That is exactly what I was thinking. Brown is rather flattering and Fall is around the corner after all.

[–]redadactyl 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Chemist reporting In, I'll bring the drugs.

[–]Modredpillschool 2 points3 points  (2 children)

I appreciate the offers, I'll give you a sneak peek of what we've got going so far:


One of my main concerns is making sure that our lifeline (the server) is under my control. As much as I've appreciated the offers for dedicated servers from our users, I can't rely on these offers as much as I can rely on having a definite contract to rely on. And worst case scenario, if donations don't cover it, I can pay out of pocket. My main priority is to protect theredpill forums, wherever they may be.

Now coding and the like, I may take you up on. We've got a lot already but there are some more features we're planning.

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[–][deleted] 6 points7 points  (3 children)

Donations will definitely cover it all assuming there's near total transparency in the costs.

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[–]NakedAndBehindYou 1 point2 points  (10 children)

Have you looked into replacing TRP on voat.co?

[–]∞ Mod | RP Vanguardbsutansalt 9 points10 points  (6 children)

We did and decided against it.

[–]captainpixystick 2 points2 points [recovered]

My guess being because voat is just as volatile as reddit where something like this deserves its own platform?

[–]Modredpillschool 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Exactly. We're not about to trade one master for another.

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[–]NineInchPitchfork 10 points11 points  (5 children)

Do we need to do anything to reserve a place on the mother ship (puerarchy)?

[–]2rp_valiant 8 points9 points  (2 children)

reserve your reddit username using the link in the sidebar.

[–]NineInchPitchfork 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Arr....name reserved. Accept no imitation NineInchPitchfork and profit!

[–][deleted] 4 points5 points  (0 children)

done and done. after the most recent change, I'm expecting a ban any day now. but I've been wrong before.

[–]WaynesCotting 2 points3 points  (1 child)

Is Puerarchy going to be the home of TRP? That site gives me the impression that it's run by just one person, whereas no one really owns TRP on Reddit. It also looks like a GoDaddy website squatting page. Why don't we just move to Voat?

It also bothers me that "puerarchy" is ridiculous and cumbersome as a word.

[–]iambecomedownvote 79 points80 points  (11 children)

And every third comment on the announcement thread is "why isn't SRS banned, then?"

The admins continue to not ban it.

[–]Xemnas81 46 points47 points  (6 children)

Because feminism sells and the beta admins sold their balls to lick women's shoes and get loaded for it

[–]VirgoRooster 13 points13 points [recovered]

Honestly, you can kinda tell even spez and Kn0thing don't really buy into the SJW bullshit, at least not as much as Pao did. The were, at least, reticent to ban many subs before the children started spamming their funding's inbox.

I mean, they're going to do what's best for business. Most people on reddit are anti-RP (or at least, anti-RP ideals) and the next largest faction doesn't give a fuck, so RP supporters aren't exactly given special consideration here...

I almost can't even blame them for wanting to monetize their baby. Everybody's gotta eat. I just think it's silly that subs like this need to get banned because some people can't handle contrasting viewpoints.

[–]Xemnas81 14 points15 points  (2 children)


SRS remains untouched though and from.what I hear they gleefully dosh out thermonuclear dread game to non compliants (doxxing). I mean fuck 5.days ago they sent rape threats out to a girl for considering false rape accusations to be damaging, and not too long ago targeted a man on SuicideWatch for being an MRA.

Who really has the moral high ground here then? Imo we do, just

[–]I___________________ 7 points8 points  (0 children)

I don't know, spez sounds like a total cuck who believes he is fighting a righteous battle against people who commit wrongthink.

[–]drallcom3 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I work in online monetization. The active users in SRS must be monetizing a lot better than the users of subreddits like coontown or fatpeoplehate (SRS users also probably overlap a lot with the other SJW/feminist subreddits). Reddit is a business after all and they can make or break rules on their own website however they please, don't forget that. All that is really easy to see in the data and any competent manager has to take that decision.

[–]fewforwarding 137 points138 points  (14 children)

Meet the new boss, same as the old boss.

[–]Endorsed ContributorrebuildingMyself 36 points37 points  (10 children)

Sounds like Pao was a fall guy for something everybody in the top seats wanted anyway

[–]csehszlovakze 34 points34 points [recovered]

r/conspiracy predicted that months before.

[–]2comment 7 points8 points  (4 children)

The problem with subs like that probably is the signal to noise ratio.

[–]Just_Like_You 10 points10 points [recovered]

That sub actually has higher signal ratio than you would think. They accurately predicted almost everything that has been revealed by the leaked documents.

[–]2dfx 10 points11 points  (1 child)

But yet we keep getting fooled again.

[–]chwed2 4 points5 points  (0 children)

its not really being fooled when you see it coming, its more that we know theres nothing we can do to stop the inevitable -_-

[–]Senior Contributor: "The Court Jester"GayLubeOil 115 points116 points  (19 children)

If and when the Red Pill gets banned for hating women I am very excited for their convoluted explanation of banning Red Pill Women. So very excited.

[–]Rathadin 21 points22 points  (3 children)

They're all brainwashed by us, of course. They're a threat to the empowered womyn culture embraced on Reddit, so off the island they go. We'll be towing them behind us in another makeshift raft.

[–]Senior Contributor: "The Court Jester"GayLubeOil 14 points15 points  (1 child)

Yea except if you post in Red Pill women they'll chase you away with their brooms

[–]_eskimo_brothers_ 8 points9 points  (0 children)

In the words of the great 20th/21st century poet, Marshall Mathers:

"If I can't batter the women how the fuck am I supposed to bake them a cake then?"

[–]my_redpill_account 2 points3 points  (0 children)

I feel TRP women are way more empowered. They know how women work and rise above to do what they wanna do. That's an intelligent woman for you.

[–]CuntyMcFagNuts69 12 points13 points  (1 child)

Do you have any popcorn recipes that will help my gains? I'll be eating a fuck ton of it

[–][deleted] 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I make my popcorn out of steak. GAINS, bro!

[–][deleted] 22 points23 points  (3 children)

We're oppressed and abused, they are our white knights in shining armor - liberating us from the patriarchy! /s

[–]Olipyr 13 points14 points  (2 children)

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[–]exuals 31 points32 points  (0 children)

Bet they don't even mention it.

They already know the comments will be filled with "BAN SRS, WORSE THAN KOONTOWN/TRP/MINORITYHATRED" and any logical defense of TRP will be hate buried in public reddit space.

[–]2undead_keyboard 2 points3 points  (0 children)

It might be worth it just for that.

[–]fakenate1 4 points5 points  (0 children)

The same ban hammer hit coontown's sister subreddits. With the same explanation.


[–][deleted] 8 points9 points  (2 children)

TRP and its offshoots getting banned would be equivalent to a law-abiding member of the NRA getting his guns confiscated by the federal government.

The sweet, delicious validation is coming!

[–]2Sepean 7 points8 points  (1 child)

What, no. The government (backed by armed men willing to commit violence) taking away people's personal possessions is nothing like not being allowed to use a corporation's servers.

[–][deleted] 3 points4 points  (0 children)

You're correct. Reddit as a private company allow you to use their servers.

The government taking your guns is confiscation of property.

"I'm not letting you use my stuff any more" is wholly different from "I'm taking your stuff"

[–]squarehead93 85 points86 points  (29 children)

Today, in addition to applying Quarantines, we are banning a handful of communities that exist solely to annoy other redditors, prevent us from improving Reddit, and generally make Reddit worse for everyone else.

As is so often, the real takeaway from anything can be boiled down to one sentence. It's about making reddit more profitable. To get their advertising dollars, the good people reddit can't have all these "hate" subs kicking around. Never mind most of them mind their own fucking business and keep to themselves. It doesn't look good to the advertisers. If they really wanted to ban "hateful" or "harassing" subs, SRS, SRD, and their whole network would be the first to go.

[–]kommissar_chaR 7 points8 points  (0 children)

I posted a couple things with the same mentality (reddit.com is banning subs to boost ad hits/sponsors) just to see what would happen. It's fun refreshing my comment page to see which ones switched from neg to positive every hour or so.

I don't care if reddit wants to monetize itself, it's just funny when they also want to be the front page of the internet.

[–]1thiasus 58 points59 points  (19 children)

It's about making reddit more profitable.

And I don't blame them one bit. It's a company. It was inevitable that they were going to start working on making it profitable or the investors would pull out and this place would close.

This sub is about facing reality. The reality is that reddit is a company. You can't blame a company for trying to make money, or rather you can but it won't do a damn thing. What you can do is adapt your strategy to that fact. It seems to me (but I'm not an insider or a mind reader) that what our mods did by preparing forums to bail out to is exactly this: accepting that we can't talk reddit into being what it's not, and working around that fact to protect our best interests.

[–]squarehead93 36 points37 points  (4 children)

This sub is about facing reality. The reality is that reddit is a company. You can't blame a company for trying to make money, or rather you can but it won't do a damn thing.

And that's what I love about this place. Most other subs would bitch and moan about the oncoming wave of censorship. We'll post about it just to alert the other members about our sub, but the collective reaction is largely one of, "alright, this is gonna happen at some point, so we've prepared for it, therefore it shouldn't be a huge problem."

[–]TuesdayRB 42 points43 points  (3 children)

"alright, this is gonna happen at some point, so we've prepared for it, therefore it shouldn't be a huge problem."

I'm not at all surprised that a community about masculinity reacts this way.

[–]Wraithwain 9 points10 points  (0 children)

Simply more proof that the old "a man's gotta do what a man's gotta do" isn't something we were trained to do, it's more as if it was written in our genes.

[–][deleted] 19 points20 points  (7 children)

True, they are a for profit company and they should be after making a profit. I see nothing wrong with criticizing their methods though. They seem to be sacrificing long term viability for short term gains. Reddit was, and is becoming less so, a rather unique vehicle that attracted a great many eyeballs and became one of the largest sites on the internet because of it's unique platform that allowed pretty much free form discussion of anything with next to no censorship on a subscription based model. This model had been done successfully in the past with sites like Slashdot, Digg, SA, Fark, and probably more. Each site that has done this has failed in the long run due to an attempt to overly aggressively monetize by catering to advertisers. It's a tough business and no one has been able to hold on to it for more than a few years for a lot of reasons, the need to censor for short term profits being a big one. I love reading good debate about how such a company SHOULD be run.

[–]Xeusi 5 points6 points  (6 children)

You know you'd think they'd be able to monetize trp subs pretty easily actually. Gym products, fitness, health, razors...men's products...condoms...and they are just some advertisements I can think of that this would be the right market for. Education, and guns would be other options too.

[–][deleted] 12 points13 points  (0 children)

Yes, but reddit wants to advertise tampons to everyone. It makes it easier. If we all become transgender it becomes so much easier.

[–]fakenate1 2 points3 points  (3 children)

I don't think proctor and gamble, the maker of most razor products, would want to advertise here.

Imagine some news story in a ladies magazine pointing out how the maker of Venus razors is advertising in this sub.

There can be, of course, more niche companies that can advertise here... But they probably don't have the advertising budget to make reddit profitable.

[–]Xeusi 1 point2 points  (2 children)

That's why you as a company you actually create a subsidized llc just for each line so each even if it's all one pool of money and the same buildings are able to separate for images.

You want separate images for different groups just to be able to market better to them even if it is just the same product, but re-branded.

[–][deleted] 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Or value added paid options that made a fucking difference. Gold is a fucking joke, but I've used reddit as a main source of news and information for 10 years. I'd think they could come up with something to sell me that wasn't just a circlejerk forum.

[–]dickinlipss 5 points6 points  (1 child)

Digg said the same thing. I'm eager for the migration at this point.

[–]Xemnas81 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Inwas going to say this? Redpill reality is not just restricted to the SMP

[–][deleted] 1 point2 points  (0 children)

The problem IMO is when they try to take a false moral high ground to justify their actions. Call it what it is, or apply fairness equally to everyone. But if you have integrity then you dont get to do both. I dont feel that expecting a company to behave ethically is asking too much.

[–]CaptainGlobal 5 points6 points  (6 children)

we are banning a handful of communities

What subs got banned other than coontown?

[–][deleted] 5 points6 points  (5 children)

As far as I can see, just a bunch of its sister subs (all with coon or nigger in the name).

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[–]thejewcooker 2 points3 points  (2 children)

They banned a lot of the male henti subs.

[–]2johnnight 2 points3 points  (0 children)

It's their site and they can do what they want to make money and we can't stop them. But they don't have to be such Orwellian dishonest cunts while doing it.

They can't both ban unmonetizable speech and claim to be the shining beacon of free speech. I mean, technically they can, but not without people calling out their BS.

[–]Brian_Official 22 points23 points  (0 children)

It means "to annoy redditors*"

  • denotes majority shareholders

[–]KobeHardensMyDirk 49 points50 points  (3 children)

Reddit is on it's way to being the progressive hug box they always wanted it to be. They look at buzzfeed monetizing the shit out of crap post (with content mostly coming from reddit), and they want to emulate.

[–]fakenate1 8 points9 points  (1 child)

What else would you expect from a sanfrancisco based company?

[–]KobeHardensMyDirk 10 points11 points  (0 children)

Tolerance for alternative view points and beliefs? Wait, that's only important when they are your view points and beliefs.

[–]my_redpill_account 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Wouldn't doubt there's a merger being discussed between reddit and buzzfeed

[–]Stalgrim 12 points13 points  (0 children)

-and now to ban "SRS". :| Oh wait, the assholes running the show like those pricks...

[–]tehwankingwalruses 18 points19 points  (12 children)

It shows two comments, but only one post. Someone is shadowbanned.

[–]NidStyles 9 points10 points  (11 children)

Says six and there is only three for me.

[–]CharlieIndiaShitlord 4 points5 points  (7 children)

I'm not positive on this, but that could also be new users who try to post immediately after making a new account. TRP makes people wait (24h?) before being able to post.

[–]Modredpillschool 1 point2 points  (5 children)

There's nothing admin going on here, short comments and comments of new accounts are autodeleted by automod.

[–]Atavisionary 3 points4 points  (2 children)

How short is too short? Just curious. A sub I mod has a similar rule and comparison would be nice.

[–]CharlieIndiaShitlord 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I should have mentioned automod, my wording could have been better.

[–]MelodyMyst 11 points12 points  (1 child)

"which entails applying a set of restrictions to a community so its content will only be viewable to those who explicitly opt in."

Isn't that what the subscribe button is for?

[–][deleted] 44 points45 points  (6 children)

The irony is that the new CEO said that CT would be allowed to freely exist..but would just be separated from the main site...or put in a camp, if you will......

I wonder when we are going to get our yellow Snoo badges.

[–][deleted] 39 points40 points  (3 children)

This was my takeaway, too. Spez obviously can't be relied on to keep his word. He doesn't follow on promises two weeks later, much less several years.

His presence is designed to lend credibility to the censorship process since he's a founder and can apparently do no wrong.

It's pretty clear the "Content Update" is going to be updated a couple dozen times before the year is out, with a brand new set of banned communities each round.

I bet we make it to November and no further.

[–][deleted] 1 point2 points  (1 child)

I was betting on a December coup. Damn.

[–]Senior Contributordr_warlock 3 points4 points  (0 children)

or put in a camp

Like a Native American Reservation

[–]Heraclitus94 23 points24 points  (6 children)

What a brave new world we live in.

[–]ShitfacedBatman 36 points36 points [recovered]

"Who's the more foolish, the reddit admins or the redditors that stick around?" - Ben Kenobi

we are banning a handful of communities that exist solely to annoy other redditors,

Doesn't get more arbitrary than that. All it takes is a campaign strong enough to get voted off Reddit-Island. Does the manosphere say fuckit and self-deport or do we stick around until the only subs we're here for are aww, earthporn, and shittyadvice?

And what of imgoingtohellforthis? God dammit. I know we'll have puerarchy, but I guess other fine subs will have to go to voat.

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[–]juanlee337 5 points6 points  (1 child)

personally, I think this is not good for reddit openness which brought me here , but monetarily this is great for reddit. Even with so much traffic, advertisers will never come to reddit with these subs intact. Reddit will do everything for its survival and attract advertisers that can keep the site growing and making the owners rich. Freedom of expression is a farse. Money talks.

[–]neptronix 1 point2 points  (0 children)

That's what it really boils down to. Reddit received incredible amounts of investor cash last year, and it should be no surprise that they are suddenly on a rampage.

[–]Jason-Genova 9 points10 points  (0 children)

They seek, they colonize and then they feminize.

[–][deleted] 21 points22 points  (2 children)

I'm half black and coontown never "annoyed" me. I just ignored it. I don't know why people on reddit can't just ignore shit.

[–]Bwhitty23 17 points18 points  (1 child)

See that gives them agency and these fucks want nothing to do with accountability and responsibility. Yeah I'm black and I've visited it once to see what it was then I left and haven't had to deal with it since. What is so hard about not going to places that "annoy" you?

[–][deleted] 1 point2 points  (0 children)

These nanny administrations don't want the victim groups of current society to leverage their status against possible profit. Coontowns very existence threatened it. People can't be counted on to do the right thing or the mature thing, anyways.

[–]Anarox 13 points14 points  (7 children)

Chairman Pao!! Oh what you got rid of that one.

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[–]markfeel 13 points14 points  (2 children)

We're next. Might take a while, but at this rate I think it's inevitable.

[–]greatGoD67 8 points9 points  (1 child)

Reddit isn't that stupid. They'll keep us but "quarantined".

[–]i_forget_my_userids 7 points8 points  (0 children)

That's what they said about negrotown

[–]Truth-Addict 5 points6 points  (0 children)

[–]prodigy2throw 6 points7 points  (1 child)

Can someone explain the name puerarchy?

[–]SEND_ME_QUEEFS 18 points19 points  (0 children)

The fact that FPH was first says it all. Fuck these fat pieces of human garbage.

[–]user6580 61 points62 points  (6 children)

Majority of coontown posts showed evidence that immigration from 3rd world countries is a bad thing, and that these immigrants cause rape and crime to go up.

Listing facts is annoying redditors.. the red pill is next.

[–]Brian_Official 23 points24 points  (1 child)

This. Especially the wombo-combo of an open boarder welfare state and it's ill effects on the local society.

But the feelz are more important.

[–]sushisection 17 points18 points  (2 children)

But they do provide Uber drivers so there's that

[–][deleted] 15 points16 points  (1 child)

All the uber drivers ive had have been white 30+ dudes except for the occasional driver but all of them are homegrown. And i live in a big city on the eastern seaboard so... Idk man

[–]DreadLockedHaitian 6 points7 points  (0 children)

Majority of coontown posts showed evidence that immigration from 3rd world countries is a bad thing

So we're just going to ignore the fact that Coon is a derogatory name for Black people and not specifically immigrants?

[–][deleted] 3 points4 points  (0 children)

Gynecomastia appropriates trans culture, shitlord. Stay in your lane. /s

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[–][deleted] 57 points58 points  (2 children)

It'll never happen. Gonewild is Reddit's chief export of generating inflated egos and beta voyeurism.

[–]UgUgImDyingYouIdiot 8 points9 points  (0 children)

There was a lot of media around coontown on big websites before the ban. Once you see trp on front of huffpo we got problems

[–]rcollector 16 points16 points [recovered]

Diversity was also banned. The subreddit was a place to discuss the negative elements created by diversity.

[–]Senior Contributordr_warlock 10 points11 points  (0 children)

Dark Enlightenment talks about that too. People tend to naturally gravitate to their own race. Coerced coexistance doesnt work.

[–]AndrewTheRed 13 points14 points  (1 child)

Interpretation - "We're next"

I think subreddits such as coontown and fatpeoplehate are banned because they target a specific group of people that most redditors (at least the more vocal ones) either have empathy for the "victims" of the subreddit or think that the prejudice the subreddit promotes is racist. In TheRedPill's case, the "victims" are women, and I think the notorious reputation this subreddit has generates media attention, another reason subreddits are banned.

[–]Just_in78 32 points33 points  (4 children)

It's hilarious because coontown in spite of its views, was quite the quaint and law abiding community. They United under their mutual hate for a people, followed the rules, and got banned anyway because people complained.

  • Coontown never banned feminists if they tried to argue with coontown's views. Mods would only ban people if they broke the standard reddit rules, unlike various other subs where different opinions get you banned. They enjoyed the discussions SJW's would bring and shooting them down with facts and evidence, and even had a stickied thread a few days ago daring any SJW lurkers to challenge them and prove them wrong.

  • Coontown reported on crime that everyone else would ignore so that it wouldn't get swept under the rug.

  • Coontown held great discussions on evolution, genetics, testosterone levels, and the nature of intelligence/IQ and all of their relations to race.

  • Coontown was on their best behavior after the FPH incident, as to not get kicked out because they know people hated them.

  • Coontown was flat out lied to and told they would be allowed to stay.

And yet do you see thousands of coontown denizens brigading and raiding like the "niggers" they hate so much? No. they were different, but they were classy too.

[–][deleted] 2 points3 points  (2 children)

The last point is what gets me. The sub was mentioned by name to be safe less than a month ago

I can respect decisions even if I disagree with them. What I cannot tolerate is being lied to

[–]Just_in78 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Exactly, they had to change the rules to be able to ban coontown, and of course didn't give them any time to "change their ways." like a normal sub would be. They had been on good behavior for a long time, and any outbursts or overly extreme viewpoints were not tolerated. They didn't exist "solely to annoy other redditors", they were a tight knit community that enjoyed discussions and analyzing news, like any other.

Among those, advocating violence was a big no-no, and coontown was also victim to SJW's down vote brigading quite often and posting extreme comments from throwaways just to make coontown look bad, before their throwaway got banned of course.

[–]Statecensor 16 points17 points  (0 children)

Looks like stormfront and niggermania just got a huge boost in new users.

[–][deleted] 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Maybe is my terrible discipline, but I would welcome the move to pue, I can finally leave the shithole that reddit is

[–]CuntyMcFagNuts69 9 points10 points  (2 children)

In the famous words of Mike Jones "Back then hoes didn't want me, now I'm hot hoes all on me"

Bring it feminazis, show us this power you have

[–]thor_away92 9 points10 points  (3 children)

TRPs not getting banned just because a bunch of whiney sluts and fat losers find it "offensive". If they ban TRP because the women cried about, that will do nothing but 100% confirm our idealogies. It's honestly a win-win for TRP.

[–]Roshambo_USMC[S] 10 points11 points  (2 children)

Coontown can say the same thing dontcha think?

[–]thor_away92 2 points3 points  (1 child)

Sure, but you can find a productive post instantly with TRP.

Women aside, TRP still contains relevant and useful information. With 120k subscribers they generate some kind of revenue from the sub alone. I'd wager when you're thinking in terms of your money, you'll collectively use logic over emotion, because if emotion truly ran reddit (not the users, those actually running it.) Shit would have fallen apart years ago.

The point I'm trying to make is removing TRP, financially, would be a stupid idea.

[–]BlueFreedom420 9 points10 points  (0 children)

Im concerned cus I usually want to punch the "average redditor" AKA liberal indoctrinated sheep.

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[–]Flynn_lives 12 points13 points  (0 children)

I went there to tell my stories. They weren't made up. Now there isn't a place to go.

You lie, you get banned, you cheat you get banned....you tell the truth---yup that's getting banned too.

[–]shelcod 6 points7 points  (6 children)

I like to hope that the reddit admins are smart enough to realize that r/TheRedPill is nothing like any of the sub reddits getting banned. People only hate this subreddit because it goes against what society tells us to do and our detractors will always post the same couple of threads to try and make us look bad, but besides that this is a good subreddit.

[–]Skater_Goy 15 points16 points  (4 children)

How could that not apply to Coontown? They never systematically called for violence, harrassed, doxxed, etc. Most of the time when a user attempted to do anything remotely similar to that stuff the automod would nix it and the rest, the mods would remove it. They obeyed the rules better than any other sub I've ever seen but they were shut down for going against the narrative- a trait that TRP shares.

[–]VirgoRooster 6 points6 points [recovered]

Coontown didn't really run itself like TRP did, though. I mean, as long as we're admitting this whole ordeal is about advertising revenue...

...Coontown had a racial epithet in its name, prominently featured pictures of real persons with the intent of making them look foolish, made cheap jabs at racial stereotypes... Point being: Say I'm an advertiser. Someone calls me up on the phone. "Hey, hey! Look at this website where your ad is being featured!" and it takes me to Coontown. I'm going to nope the fuck out of that situation and get reddit HQ on the line fast. With TRP? It probably won't irk me as much.

TRP conducts itself much better than Coontown does -- usually, at least.

I agree that in actuality, all ideas no matter how offensive should be given equal standing until they can be disproven with hard evidence! But if we're admitting it's about ad revenue... TRP is in a much better position than that sub was.

[–]Skater_Goy 5 points6 points  (0 children)

That's a fair point.

Still, all the more proof that it was about shekels all along.

[–]Rougepellet 8 points9 points  (2 children)

That's a shame. As a black man I found coontown interesting. Though extremely biased due to their racist notions, they still raised some interesting thoughts and points for me.

[–]neptronix 9 points10 points  (1 child)

Kudos for being open minded. I'm a white man and find that sub pretty fucking awful. Why? they think of an entire group of people one way based on statistics. Feminists love doing this too. This is a form of hateful collectivism..

Statistics can say things about a group as a whole, but say nothing about an individual.There's something to derive from statistics, but demonizing every individual in a group based on them just adds another log onto the fire that burns the world.

[–]AnalLeak 9 points10 points  (5 children)

It's ridiculous that it got banned when there are other even more racist subreddits that exist such as black people twitter or whatever it's called. CT was really starting to get its shit together. At first it was "huur niggers", but it became a good place to get things off people's chest, backed with stats and real life examples of why people were fed up with the cucks enabling bad behaviors. It really opened my eyes to some things, and was part of my RP and DE enlightenment.

It also had news that MSM failed to report on. I'm not sure where to get uncensored news now, or news without all the fucking useless cuck commentary.

[–]CohnJunningham 7 points8 points  (3 children)

Blackpeopletwitter isn't a racist sub. It's hilarious.

[–]Rationalphobic 2 points3 points  (0 children)

And mostly everyone there is white.

[–]goemon45 4 points5 points  (0 children)

Wonder how the other black members of this sub are doing in this thread now

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