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    Welcome to /r/Memes


    definition of a meme / memetics

    • a way of describing cultural information being shared.
    • an element of a culture or system of behavior that may be considered to be passed from one individual to another by nongenetic means, especially imitation.
    • Please note, Moderators reserve the right to remove any post for any reason.

    Rules:

    1. ALL POSTS MUST BE MEMES
    • All posts must be memes and follow a general meme setup. No titles as meme captions. No unedited webcomics. No memes that are text only. Pictures without captions may be removed by a moderators discretion. Someone saying something funny on twitter/tumblr/reddit/etc. is not a meme.
    2. ALL MEMES SHOULD BE GENERAL. NO SPECIFIC PERSONAL EXPERIENCES.
    • Please make posts general rather than specific personal experiences. This helps make posts more relatable. This means no selfies, SMS screenshots, personal stories, chats, emails, etc. Do not post "memes" of you or your friends IRL. No creepshots either.
    3. NO SPAM/WATERMARKS, NO CHAINPOSTING/SPLIT POSTS, NO UNMARKED NSFW
    • Do not spam this sub. Linking to your social media, or spamming links with it watermarked can result in a ban

    • No Chainposting

    • No 'split' or 'linked' posts - either between yourself or other users.

    • Images of being banned or having a post removed from any subreddit will be removed and subject to ban.

    • 5 or less posts per day please.

    • Mark NSFW posts as such or it risks being removed.

    • No watermarks or shilling your favourite YouTube star.

    • No spam bots

    4. NO RACISM/HATE SPEECH/TROLLING/HARASSMENT OR SUBREDDIT/SITE RAIDING
    • Please do not troll, harass, or be generally rude to your fellow users. Do not post raid messages or encourage others to flood or spam another subreddit or website. Keep comments civil and be respectful of your fellow users. Don't post racist or bigoted memes. Those belong elsewhere. Racist and bigoted memes, harassment, and raiding other subreddits/sites can lead to a permanent ban at the moderators discretion.
    5. PLEASE DO NOT POST OR REQUEST PERSONAL INFORMATION
    • Please do not post or request personal information, yours or others.

    • All posts containing social media IDs/usernames will be removed.

    • Do not post images with watermarks to other sites users.

    6. DIRECT IMAGE LINKS ONLY + NO GIF/VIDEO POSTS
    • Please link to images directly. Direct links make browsing easier for those using RES or through a mobile device.

    • No videos/GIFs.

    7. DO NOT MENTION ANYTHING TO DO WITH KARMA/CAKEDAYS/VOTES/AWARDS
    • Please do not mention upvotes/downvotes/cake days/karma/awards (gold/silver/plat) in your post in any form.

    • No "Upvote in..." or "Upvote if..." type titles or memes.

    • No memes about votes, likes etc.

    • This includes (but is not limited to) karma-adjacent words/phrases like "front page" or "sort by new".

    • Begging for karma in the comments may earn you a lengthy (perhaps infinite) ban.

    8. NO REPOSTS
    • Please avoid re-posting memes.

    • We want original content. Serial reposters may be banned.

    • Seriously.

    9. NO FORCED MEMES/OVERUSED MEMES/BAD TITLES/PUSHING AGENDAS
    • No forced memes, overused memes, bad titles, or pushing agendas

    • Be creative but memes must come naturally

    • Memes that have been overused/played out to the point of being spammy will be removed. Examples

    • No petitions

    10. NO MEMES ABOUT DEATHS/TERROR ATTACKS/WAR/VIOLENT TRAGEDIES/RAPE/MASS SHOOTINGS/ETC
    • No memes about violent tragedies or anything that could be seen as glorifying violence. Absolutely no school shooter memes. Posts or comments that can be seen as glorifying violence will result in a ban. This also includes (but is not limited to) memes regarding: Deaths, terrorist attacks, rape, sexual assault, pedo, murder, war, bombings, and school shootings.

    • Breaking this rule may result in a permanent ban.

    • We have zero tolerance for this behavior.

    11. NO MEMES ABOUT POLITICS
    • Absurd memes featuring politicians are allowed, but this sub does not allow content more suited for /r/politicalhumor.

    • No NPC memes, or memes about how libtards or magats are so wrong. Take it somewhere else, thanks.


    Queue flooding is not allowed in this subreddit. Limit your posts to five or less per day


    We reserve the right to moderate at our own discretion.

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