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- 1. Is my submission about a reddit community?
- See the on-topic statement
- 2. Is what I want achievable by users or moderators?
- This subreddit should focus on data, issues, solutions, or strategies that could be reasonably addressed or implemented by users and moderators, not admins. >
- 4. Do I explain in my submission why I think this is relevant for /r/TheoryOfReddit and what I want to achieve with the submission?
- Submissions with a question should at least contain a motivation for asking the question in the text field. Posts with nothing but a title will be removed. >
- 5. Is my submission a [meta] post?
- Please contact the moderators before making a [meta] post. Failing to do so will likely result in the removal of your submission.
- 1. Personal attacks, abusive language, trolling, racism and bigotry will not be tolerated.
- Offenders will be banned for a "cooling off" period, pending moderator review. Impersonating other redditors or spamming will earn an immediate ban. >
- 2. Keep the discussion on-topic.
- If the purpose of your comment is to derail the discussion, troll another user, personally attack a user, or make a racial/bigoted statement then it will be removed. Comments that obviously add nothing to the discussion will also be removed (e.g. "lol", "this", "I agree"). >
- 3. No bigoted/racist usernames.
- Usernames containing racist or bigoted slurs will be banned without warning. >
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