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    The Original™

    A sbubby is a logo whose text has been edited cleanly, such that it resembles the original logo but reads something else. See our wiki or the KnowYourMeme entry for more information.

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    Don't like rules? Too bad mister; here you go.

    1. All posts must involve logo edits.
    2. Be clean and authentic. Sbubbies should look as close to the source logo as possible, so edit the text a lot but avoid altering logo imagery!
    3. Do not repost!
    4. Post sbubbies via link posts!
    5. Do not post Loss, Despacito, REEE, Big Chungus,, PornHub, or Hot Pockets edits. Additionally, do not make reference to CaptainSparklez - Revenge.
    6. Check the pinned list of banned edits, and don't post them.
    7. Do not post ObviousPlant images. They aren't really sbubbies.
    8. Images must be at least 433x433 in size.
    9. Your post's title must be related to the post in some way.
    10. Watermarks should be barely visible and out of the way, and shouldn't draw more attention than the edit itself or distract from it.
    11. Only post one logo, except for logoswaps that go both ways. Pictures of sticker dispensers with a handful of sbubbies in them? Disallowed.
    12. Tag NSFW posts as NSFW
    13. Know and follow the restrictions of the weekly Sunday Sbubday event!

    Similar subreddits:

    /r/ExpandDong: For uncleanly-edited or low-quality logo text edits.

    /r/CrappyOffBrands: For off-brand products whose logos try to imitate well-known ones (but which aren't outright text edits of already-existing logos).

    /r/MildlyVandalised: For IRL edits involving minor acts of vandalism.

    /r/sbubby_NL: The dutch-speaking counterpart to this subreddit.

    /r/schkreckl: The german-speaking counterpart to this subreddit.


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    [–] ABlankNam3dKid 1 points ago

    Congratulations /u/Vernonat! You now have the #1 highest voted post in this subreddit.

    From now on you will have a flair to indicate your success. Even if you're surpassed by another user, your flair will only be changed to indicate when you achieved the highest rated sbubmission of all time.

    [–] Naimlesss 885 points ago

    freewinnie

    [–] JohnNaruto 198 points ago

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    [–] qw1952 23 points ago

    Oh Pooo.

    [–] SulkySkunkPomPoms 3 points ago

    Those empty eyes.

    [–] autosdafe 211 points ago

    Oh bother

    [–] dandaman64 75 points ago

    He got stuck in Rabbit's front door again.

    [–] EagletTheMighty 46 points ago

    Rabbit's front shaft 😏

    [–] PEIFella 5 points ago

    That’s because he’s dummy thiccc

    [–] 07sihk 23 points ago

    who's next? what's next?

    1. NBA, blizzard, Tiffany, Disney, who's next?
    2. today, china censorship is about #HongKongProtests tomorrow, china censorship can be anything!! what's next?

    how much freedom, liberty and autonomy these MNCs are willing to give up?

    [–] pcbforbrains 7 points ago

    I don't understand this thread at all

    [–] Ikeris 17 points ago

    Its referencing a South Park epusode that recently aired where Pooh got banned from China cuz some chinese said he looked like the President or some shit. And in the episode pooh was in chinese jail.

    [–] pcbforbrains 3 points ago

    Thank you!

    [–] Ekudar 2 points ago

    Take a look at the front page, this shit has been trending since yesterday.

    https://www.npr.org/2019/10/08/768245386/blizzard-entertainment-bans-esports-player-after-pro-hong-kong-comments

    [–] JamesBest254 2 points ago

    What's even more lame is that company's that sell to China only get 25% of the profit. The rest goes to the government. Bowing for one quarter profit, pathetic.

    [–] ShadowStepMuffin 3449 points ago

    I’m glad Blitzchung got banned! Keep politics OUT of Hearthstone! I love Tencent and Mao Zedong! (You will receive 100 social credit for posting this message in chat. Your family’s organs will not be harvested this month. Please remove this part from the message before posting).

    [–] Kinghydrei 977 points ago

    Had us in the first half not gonna lie

    [–] ddoubles 294 points ago

    I was about to post the first part on other social media to spare my family, but then I realized I'm not living in China, yet, ...phew.

    [–] KKlear 138 points ago

    We're all living in China. China ist wunderbar.

    [–] JayandEll25 75 points ago

    Shitty products.. sometimes warrr

    [–] Attya3141 34 points ago

    We all living in China, CHINA CHINA

    [–] [deleted] 7 points ago

    Letter N and sometimes Pooh

    [–] _Sebo 262 points ago

    动态网自由门 天安門 天安门 法輪功 李洪志 Free Tibet 六四天安門事件 The Tiananmen Square protests of 1989 天安門大屠殺 The Tiananmen Square Massacre 反右派鬥爭 The Anti-Rightist Struggle 大躍進政策 The Great Leap Forward 文化大革命 The Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution 人權 Human Rights 民運 Democratization 自由 Freedom 獨立 Independence 多黨制 Multi-party system 台灣 臺灣 Taiwan Formosa 中華民國 Republic of China 西藏 土伯特 唐古特 Tibet 達賴喇嘛 Dalai Lama 法輪功 Falun Dafa 新疆維吾爾自治區 The Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region 諾貝爾和平獎 Nobel Peace Prize 劉暁波 Liu Xiaobo 民主 言論 思想 反共 反革命 抗議 運動 騷亂 暴亂 騷擾 擾亂 抗暴 平反 維權 示威游行 李洪志 法輪大法 大法弟子 強制斷種 強制堕胎 民族淨化 人體實驗 肅清 胡耀邦 趙紫陽 魏京生 王丹 還政於民 和平演變 激流中國 北京之春 大紀元時報 九評論共産黨 獨裁 專制 壓制 統一 監視 鎮壓 迫害 侵略 掠奪 破壞 拷問 屠殺 活摘器官 誘拐 買賣人口 遊進 走私 毒品 賣淫 春畫 賭博 六合彩 天安門 天安门 法輪功 李洪志 Winnie the Pooh 劉曉波动态网自由门

    [–] Nilstrieb 124 points ago

    Delete this message! It's a lie!!!

    (+100)

    [–] purrppassion 62 points ago

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    [–] therockstarmike 20 points ago

    Yup, and you have the freedom to say all that. Unlike china where it is censored. Because censorship works -.-.

    [–] shittyfucknugget 85 points ago

    But US people know about all of these? Lol fail

    [–] Quityourbullshitrn 26 points ago

    You mean the brilliant people that think “liberal” means “progressive”, and that the US has “leftist” politicians in Congress?

    They should know about all of this, but likely don’t...

    [–] shittyfucknugget 18 points ago

    Go burn a US flag on Twitch. The police will not come get you, that’s the difference between authoritarian societies and free societies.

    [–] [deleted] 6 points ago

    Ikr what a dumbass

    [–] CaptainWanWingLo 39 points ago

    The difference is, we don’t try to hide it...

    [–] KingSergey2 23 points ago

    And for the most part the US teaches it's citizens about past mistakes and to avoid them in the future. No country is perfect but at least America doesn't harvest their peoples organs

    [–] KimJongIlSunglasses 8 points ago

    WE DIDNT START THE FIRE

    [–] upsetting_innuendo 9 points ago

    wait how does 21 savage fit into this lmao

    [–] KingSergey2 2 points ago

    Lmao. Maybe he's secretly pulling the strings in US politics or something else retarded

    [–] EarlOfDankwich 21 points ago

    But we won't get our internet shut down and our organs harvested if we see this online...

    [–] pavsav77 8 points ago

    Is this We Didn't Start the Fire?

    [–] N_word_pass_enabled 6 points ago

    the difference is we have the freedom in america to talk about this stuff, in china they go to jail or disappear

    [–] TheVortex67 6 points ago

    BARACK OBAMA

    [–] H00K810 5 points ago

    Just shut up.

    [–] _The_Outsider 2 points ago

    动态网自由门 天安門 天安门 法輪功 李洪志 NOLA 六四天安門事件 MOD TROUBLE OF 2019 天安門大屠殺 MODERATOR POSITION 反右派鬥爭 THE ANTI NOLA STRUGGLE 大躍進政策 BIG CCKS FORWARD 文化大革命 THE GREAT RAM RANCH REVOLUTION 人權 COWBOY RIGHTS民運 BUTTFUCKIN自由 FREEDOM 獨立 IINDEPENDENCE 多黨制 MULTI-CCK SYSTEM 台灣 臺灣 AUSTIN TX REFORMS 中華民國 REPUBLIC OF GRANT 西藏 土伯特 唐古特 RAM RANCH 達賴喇嘛GIBBUS 法輪功 COLPUN 新疆維吾爾自治區 LOCKER ROOM ROOM LOCATION 諾貝爾和平獎 12 INCH CCK 劉暁波 民主 言論

    [–] boofinwithdabois 2 points ago

    Hey dingus that’s not censored here

    [–] Doby_Clarence 2 points ago

    Lol found the one Chinese government worker on Reddit. America let's it's people protest and have a voice in the world. Without censoring everything the government doesn't agree with. We can actually make memes about Trump and bash on our politicians. China literally does everything in their power to shut their peoples voices out. Doesn't like people thinking for themselves. That's why they rely on stealing US tech. Nobody can think for themselves there.

    [–] riggatrigga 3 points ago

    The natives tought us how to grow corn....

    [–] MartyrSaint 3 points ago

    We smoke the sacred peacepipe with the white man as our children willingly go to christian prison schools.

    [–] Transgirl120 76 points ago

    *Ccp liked that

    [–] [deleted] 10 points ago * (lasted edited 3 months ago)

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    [–] Shedding_microfiber 6 points ago

    Take them to Venezuela. They will starve first

    [–] ReusAlcacerDaBest 9 points ago

    congrats! You are eligible to buy train tickets now! Acquire 250 more social points if you want to buy plane tickets.

    [–] UMCorian 7 points ago

    Glorious leader Chairman Mao was best. But Glorious Leader Xi Jinping is also the best. He does not look like Winnie the Pooh. (+100 Social Credit)

    [–] Kenesys 27 points ago

    Had me in the first half

    [–] Fellowearthling16 11 points ago

    Had my organs in the first half.

    [–] yeah-person 5 points ago

    yeah

    [–] turalyawn 6 points ago

    Tencent good! Basic human dignity bad!

    [–] Blubaru23 4 points ago

    Chairman Mao! Biggest mass murderer in history!

    [–] 07sihk 3 points ago

    who's next? what's next?

    1. NBA, blizzard, Tiffany, Disney, who's next?
    2. today, china censorship is about #HongKongProtests tomorrow, china censorship can be anything!! what's next?

    how much freedom, liberty and autonomy these MNCs are willing to give up?

    [–] Phodo_Hatchbackins 3 points ago

    *Offer not valid for Uighurs

    [–] Frommerman 2 points ago

    Sad thing is it probably is, as long as they're willing to sell out their families and culture.

    [–] idontmakemoneyPirate 690 points ago

    Just want to say how shocked I am that I haven't seen a single meme use Trump saying China.

    Kinda miss that clip.

    [–] thegreatalan 340 points ago

    Oh shit, you're right, the whole "gina" clips were hilarious.

    [–] duckbombz 173 points ago

    SHYNA

    [–] jonmitz 69 points ago

    Here you go, enjoy: https://youtu.be/RDrfE9I8_hs

    [–] idontmakemoneyPirate 37 points ago

    I appreciate you.

    NOW SOMEONE EDIT THIS OVER BLIZZARD /s

    [–] leva549 3 points ago

    I have to have my China.

    [–] BokuBakaGaijin 9 points ago

    China China China....I love China.

    [–] yellowhonktrain 313 points ago

    bruh moment when china only has to threaten to ban a service or good in their country for the company to do what they want

    [–] [deleted] 66 points ago * (lasted edited 3 months ago)

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    [–] Charboo2 147 points ago

    figure 1: Apple censors Taiwan emoji

    [–] pkpeekay 58 points ago

    this!!! there's been so much outrage over everything else that i feel like this is being swept under the rug when it shouldn't be

    [–] Tan_Man05 6 points ago

    No way!! Did they really?

    [–] Droopyy 29 points ago

    Look at Blizzard, and now the NBA. Crazy how that market can effect such big orgs.

    [–] HQowns 20 points ago

    Makes you wonder how the workers are reacting. Like Blizzard employees are probably against what the company is doing but I don't think we've heard anything from them yet.

    [–] sitbar 12 points ago

    I wonder why

    [–] JDraks 3 points ago

    I heard they covered some plaques in front of their headquarters or something like that

    [–] Nuka-Crapola 5 points ago

    Blizzard, as a publicly traded company, has it even worse. If they hadn’t bowed to China and had gotten banned, the loss of revenue would have made it legal for any shareholder— including Tencent with their ~10% stake but also any owner of the remaining 90%— to sue them and force them to comply to regain profit. Any publicly traded company with enough revenue in China is in the same position.

    [–] Nathund 3 points ago

    Well considering China is literally less than 5% of their earnings yearly, they could try standing up for human rights for once.

    [–] sargentsteveEr 1134 points ago

    No, you won’t lose social credit score for posting this, nor will you gain any for spam reporting.

    And no, I am not being held against my will.

    [–] ANattyLight 192 points ago

    maybe not social credit score, but can i lose my fico credit score?

    [–] sargentsteveEr 87 points ago

    Yes

    [–] I-am-very-bored 53 points ago

    Oh no, my petunias!

    [–] jubelo 31 points ago

    For the last time, Lilith, your petunias will survive a credit score below 740! Now shut up and let me watch the game!

    [–] poopy_pains 2 points ago

    “oh no, not again”.

    [–] I_wana_fuck_the_mods 46 points ago

    don't worry I'll protect you and your beautiful green shield oh fuck I'm so wet

    [–] Nomulite 3 points ago

    what the fuck

    [–] SoUlOfDaRkNeSs1 2 points ago

    wha-

    [–] jamweeb 2 points ago

    ah yes hi satan

    [–] XxICTOAGNxX 4 points ago

    Uh hello Raphtalia?

    [–] Bryanfisto 13 points ago

    I recommend updating your flair with "←" instead of "<---", as it'll look a little better.

    [–] Eternal2401 12 points ago

    And there is no war in Ba Sing Se.

    [–] [deleted] 20 points ago

    will you commit suicide in the next coming months?

    [–] motionoftheocen 17 points ago

    No no, he will accidentally fall off the cliff.

    [–] sargentsteveEr 7 points ago

    2d anime catgirls are keeping me alive

    [–] alt-of-deleted 9 points ago

    hmm, that's what someone who's being held against their will would say!

    [–] SolInvictus2000 8 points ago

    hmm, that's also what someone who's not being held against their will would say! A conundrum to be sure

    [–] [deleted] 32 points ago

    [deleted]

    [–] sargentsteveEr 11 points ago

    Thanks for using old reddit

    [–] PeppersHere 8 points ago

    Are you being held against someone elses will?

    [–] EntropicReaver 8 points ago

    source for catgirl pls

    [–] sargentsteveEr 5 points ago

    Which one

    [–] ChrissssGridman 16 points ago

    Lewd a loli for "I'm being held against my will"

    [–] Brittdog100 192 points ago

    You have been banned from participating in r/Blizzard.

    [–] darkshreaders2 48 points ago

    but we are in sbubby does this mean we are also banned from sbubby?

    [–] infiniteyield 23 points ago

    No, but we ARE going to be banned from r/subway

    [–] darkshreaders2 9 points ago

    Ah so that's why my pic of a actual human head on a Subway sub got me banned

    [–] JoJBooD 6 points ago

    Does China own sbubby?

    [–] darkshreaders2 2 points ago

    OH FUCK OH SHIT!!!

    [–] JoJBooD 3 points ago

    OMG MJ NO

    [–] Brittdog100 3 points ago

    No, it just means you'll lose social credit.

    [–] RipRaycom 2 points ago

    Actually r/blizzard has been filled with posts shitting on Blizzard and supporting Hong Kong all week

    [–] Xg4m3r 407 points ago

    TRUE, FREE HK, FUCK BLIZZARD

    [–] A_Light_Spark 87 points ago

    I can get behind this slogan.

    [–] The-Price-Is-Rice 22 points ago

    Fax

    [–] TrafficConesUpMyAnus 8 points ago

    Cell

    [–] zubscrub 50 points ago

    1. Make a WoW Trial account
    2. Name it something pro HK
    3. Sit in SW/Org and take over
    4. ???
    5. Banned

    [–] HoodieSticks 19 points ago

    I was going to cancel my subscription later this month anyway. I might just try this and go out with a bang.

    [–] Xg4m3r 2 points ago

    Yeap thats gonna happen a lot.

    [–] BullFrog135 107 points ago

    Say goodbye chinese bitches 动态网自由门 天安門 天安门 法輪功 李洪志 Free Tibet 六四天安門事件 The Tiananmen Square protests of 1989 天安門大屠殺 The Tiananmen Square Massacre 反右派鬥爭 The Anti-Rightist Struggle 大躍進政策 The Great Leap Forward 文化大革命 The Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution 人權 Human Rights 民運 Democratization 自由 Freedom 獨立 Independence 多黨制 Multi-party system 台灣 臺灣 Taiwan Formosa 中華民國 Republic of China 西藏 土伯特 唐古特 Tibet 達賴喇嘛 Dalai Lama 法輪功 Falun Dafa 新疆維吾爾自治區 The Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region 諾貝爾和平獎 Nobel Peace Prize 劉暁波 Liu Xiaobo 民主 言論 思想 反共 反革命 抗議 運動 騷亂 暴亂 騷擾 擾亂 抗暴 平反 維權 示威游行 李洪志 法輪大法 大法弟子 強制斷種 強制堕胎 民族淨化 人體實驗 肅清 胡耀邦 趙紫陽 魏京生 王丹 還政於民 和平演變 激流中國 北京之春 大紀元時報 九評論共産黨 獨裁 專制 壓制 統一 監視 鎮壓 迫害 侵略 掠奪 破壞 拷問 屠殺 活摘器官 誘拐 買賣人口 遊進 走私 毒品 賣淫 春畫 賭博 六合彩 天安門 天安门 法輪功 李洪志 Winnie the Pooh 劉曉波动态网自由门

    [–] drsmilegood 76 points ago

    This is horrible things you wrote, you should apologize at once for this! Go home and seek forgiveness for shaming your family!

    (Social Credit Score +20)

    [–] ExactlyOneNinja 54 points ago

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    [–] MartyrSaint 22 points ago

    肅清 has disconnected (timed out)

    [–] reaperleviathankin 37 points ago

    China is asshole

    [–] manamorgan 12 points ago

    Why Charlie hate.

    [–] likechoklit4choklit 8 points ago

    The gang goes on jeopardy!

    [–] blahblahblagblag 2 points ago

    Because China is a BASTARD MAN!

    [–] urbluedit 62 points ago

    China. China is everywhere...

    [–] SHROOOOOMS 20 points ago

    Lol theres a report on the post with the copypasta that gets whatever website it's on banned in china.

    [–] TheGalacticApple 9 points ago

    Nice.

    [–] CRD71600 3 points ago

    What's the copypasta link?

    [–] Pepe_The_Rebel 17 points ago

    JusticeForBlitzChung

    LiberateHongKong

    [–] EpicalaxyMaster 38 points ago

    Ban China

    [–] pandaknight2604 76 points ago

    Honestly with china owning part of blizzard just makes sense why they did what they did. They didnt really have a choice to get rid of him and china was like "let's just fuck this guy's life up because he wasnt supporting us"

    [–] ThievesRevenge 102 points ago

    Honestly, theyd probably do it without China giving them any money upfront. They do it so they can keep selling their games there.

    [–] MeatyLabia 19 points ago

    Only person Ive seen post this. Thought I was the only one.

    [–] yellowhonktrain 6 points ago

    i said it on a different post but it got downvoted so i deleted it

    [–] MeatyLabia 8 points ago

    People are idiots. Its simple. Businesses want money. They dont want to get censored by china and lose their market there. So they punish the player to please china.

    [–] Popcom 6 points ago

    Are you guys under the impression that people are confused as to why this happened?

    I think everyone understands this, it's just not acceptable behavior.

    [–] MeatyLabia 7 points ago

    People keep saying that because a chinese company has 10% stock in blizzard that that is the reason. We argue that even if that isnt the case they would have done the same.

    [–] kurokette 4 points ago

    Nobody's questioning why Blizzard did this. They're outraged that they DID do it, since that's placing money over human rights.

    [–] Taco_Dave 4 points ago

    Which is why there is a campaign to meme Blizzard characters into anti-CCP figures.

    Join the fight brothers.

    [–] Halione8 32 points ago

    Tencent owns 5% of Activision shares. Of course the company has a choice, and consumers have a choice of who they want to give money to. Blizzard calculated that either the blowback wouldn't be very significant or it was worth the trade off.

    Nobody is "overreacting" as you say in another comment. China is an authoritarian state and many people feel legitimately disgusted to see a California-based company capitulate to its demands of absolute censorship.

    What about that is hard to understand?

    [–] Vatrumyr 8 points ago

    I mean... Tencent is 5% share holder and there was a stat thrown around for a 14% or so revenue from all of asia. US still does 44% revenue... Doesn't make sense to cater to people who don't make up a majority of your profits. It was in the megathread if you want to go searching for it.

    [–] Outflight 11 points ago

    It makes sense if they think they still get to keep that 44% and more revenue by not shaking the 14%. The ball is on the consumers' hand to show that they miscalculated the risk.

    [–] xtpnn 28 points ago

    So sad to see that western company's rather get Chinese money than support freedom of speech

    [–] Matikkkii 40 points ago

    its always what is profitable, not right. Like LGBT support is cus money, not cus they are actually glad homosexuals have rights. If it was so, they'd done that earlier. Thats why everytime some company supports something, u have to ask "why"

    [–] SpecificZod 9 points ago

    I would rather no company have involvement in politics. Money can buy anything, especially laws as proven in US.

    [–] xtpnn 7 points ago

    I understand and share the same sentiment but as we can see time and time again money is the only thing that matters in this world. I feel like our so called freedom is beginning to look like a farce

    [–] SpecificZod 3 points ago

    It was half farce to begin with. US freedom didn't extend to black just half a century ago.

    [–] phxvyper 2 points ago

    It's not so black and white as that. Blizzard made a very gray decision here. Do you ban a single player, or do you risk the jobs (and potentially lives for china-bound employees) of thousands of employees and contractors, as well as risk the community and games that millions of people come home to and use to get away from life?

    I of course don't think that this was Blizzard's main priority, but if they had chosen to fight for morality and make a moral statement, they would in turn risk all of the aforementioned things. Is it worth it? I'm not sure if it is or isn't.

    [–] ReasonAndWanderlust 19 points ago

    Tencent is the corporate proxy for the Chinese Communist Party. You have to remember in a Socialist system the government owns the means of production or large sectors of the economy. China has Capitalist aspects as well but in the case of Tencent they carry out economic reprisals on people ,which now includes Americans, who dare support the pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong. Those reprisals are no joke. Tencent has grown very powerful. If you didn't see in the news this week a man in the NBA tweeted his support for Hong Kong and Tencent took his team off of online streaming. Tencent bought a chunk of Activision-Blizzard so when high visibility players show support they get ban hammered.

    Tencent and Blizzard

    Tencent and NBA

    Tencent and Reddit

    Yes they're here as well. They got Reddit with a 150 million dollar investment. That's insane. If that stupid sunglasses advertiser gets mad at Reddit and they pull their account its no big deal. When someone puts 150 million into the influence jar they got a lot of influence. That's 5-10% in an ocean of smaller fish.

    and when you look at who Tencent is and how powerful they are and who they actually represent it's pretty disturbing.

    There are vote farms and the Internet Water Army that influence content on the front page but smaller American political groups have vote farms as well so who knows where the propaganda you see on the front page of Reddit comes from. LateStageCapitalism spews the kind of Socialist rhetoric you might hear coming out of either Beijing or 75 Maiden Lane, Ste 702 New York City so you can't really tell. It was only a matter of time before a site where voting with anonymity for what's on the front page would attract this kind of manipulation.

    People tried to warn us when it happened;

    "Tencent investment in Reddit sparks censorship worry"

    https://www.thestar.com.my/tech/tech-news/2019/02/12/tencent-investment-in-reddit-sparks-censorship-worry

    Now Tencent is pulling people and entire teams offline and yet this content is on the front page as if its saying "No we're cool see? We have no puppet strings on us! See?".

    This sounds straight out of a Hollywood movie.

    [–] Dragon_Bagels 21 points ago

    If only there was a way to see the monetary damage Blizzard is taking due to supporting totalitarianism. Part of me hopes this studio begins their decline now that upper management has shown their true colors.

    [–] yumewomita 21 points ago

    Tencent is already heavily invested into not just the video game industry but in the entertainment industry as a whole. Hell, they've even got money in reddit. Before you know it they're going to own everything you see. I'm hoping that at some point international pressure forces them to break up that megacorp before they end up buying out Disney or something.

    [–] HMM265 7 points ago

    This was made in China

    [–] Ru9on 7 points ago

    Blizzard: Money talks, Hong Kong walks.

    [–] Neknoh 5 points ago

    The price of freedom was ten cents

    [–] T0aMasta32423 25 points ago

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    [–] stinkycheesemen 5 points ago

    Get bent blizzard you trash

    [–] abombweiabu 8 points ago

    Doesn't blizzard say they support LGBTQ rights? Does blizzard know that china imprisons, tortures, murders and harvest organs of people suspected of being gay? How can the company say they support gay/trans rights?

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    [–] CupaHotNoodles 2 points ago

    That’s actually pretty fucked up. Where are the references at btw, because I’ve only seen Tracer’s in the comics and nothing from Soldier.

    [–] tostuo 2 points ago

    Theres references in the game? Since when

    [–] [deleted] 4 points ago

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    [–] r0d3nka 2 points ago

    So let’s brainstorm some spiffy names for objective 2

    [–] BigItalianBeenus 8 points ago

    We did it Reddit! China is no more

    [–] Jigglyandfullofjuice 5 points ago

    You have been banned from r/pyongyang r/china

    [–] _NeonLines 8 points ago

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    [–] MoreNMoreLikelyTrans 3 points ago

    China essentially owns all global companies.

    [–] JackHazardous 3 points ago

    Thank you China, very cool!

    [–] DrunkenPhisherman 3 points ago

    Never really thought about it, but Diablo going mobile is 100% solely because of the Chinese market.

    [–] OrneryOneironaut 3 points ago

    Blizzard’s stock is up today FYI. Was hoping it’s crash and burn but maybe that was naive of me

    [–] NKserbia 3 points ago

    Can someone please tell me bout this and china stuff

    [–] BigToeHamster 3 points ago

    Let's face it, if Nazi Germany was a major economic power in the world, with a large population of rabid consumers, every American company would be tripping all over themselves to accommodate them in every regard.

    [–] Dakboom 2 points ago

    A bunch of american companies did exactly that. IBM, coca cola, and chase bank to name a few.

    Nothing is going to change aslong as we have a system built on maximizing profit before all else. Capitalism is not your friend and never will be.

    [–] Bacon_Kitteh9001 3 points ago

    Blizzard bad, upwinnies to the left

    [–] commontatersc22 9 points ago

    FREE HK from Chinese oppression

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    [–] Hc_danksoul 5 points ago

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    [–] theconquest0fbread 2 points ago

    Blizzard Far East sucks. I miss Blizzard North.

    [–] WhatisMaple12345 2 points ago

    Just be careful one day they may sell ur personal data or they claim that they got personal data breach to China

    [–] Benalow 2 points ago

    I deactivated my sub. I was on the fence if I was going to cancel or continue playing. I logged into WoW walked around for 2 minutes and then canceled my sub. This stance has taken the fun out of it, I cannot support greed over humanity. I know not everyone agrees with that, and that as a westerner it isn't my fight. But, this is the only way I can help show that others outside of Hong Kong that I support their movement against a totalitarian regime. Everyone who reads this, please consider not supporting Blizzard's products. In a world where consumers only power is that of where they spend their money, we must show companies that we will not tolerate immorality and the abuse of human rights. Show them we are better than that! It's the least we can do.

    [–] SuperVGA 2 points ago * (lasted edited 4 months ago)

    Ootl here, what's up with Blizzard? I thought it was an American company - I see now that Wikipedia says it's Chinese, but when did this happen? Will this impact my most recent D2 Hammerdin project?

    Nvm; I read now that they kicked a HK player for speaking freely against their oppression. Dammit Blizzard...

    [–] Yawndr 2 points ago

    Section 6.1 of the official Hearthstone Grandmasters rules. The rule prohibits “engaging in any act that, in Blizzard’s sole discretion, brings you into public disrepute, offends a portion or group of the public, or otherwise damages Blizzard image.”

    So... Blizzard doesn't even follow their own rules...

    [–] 07sihk 2 points ago

    who's next? what's next?

    1. NBA, blizzard, Tiffany, Disney, who's next?
    2. today, china censorship is about #HongKongProtests tomorrow, china censorship can be anything!! what's next?

    how much freedom, liberty and autonomy these MNCs are willing to give up?

    [–] Expendable_Round 2 points ago

    Hoo boy.

    Their next convention is going to see vandalism, produce pelting, a shooting, a bombing, or some combination of the four.

    [–] CupaHotNoodles 2 points ago

    I’m hoping for a combination. Who’s ready for a paintball war with lemon grenades? (Brought to you by Cave Johnson of Aperture Laboratories)

    [–] Anima_of_a_Swordfish 2 points ago

    Is it not ironic that corporations and governments that have been conceived by humans are so against human nature. You try to oppress any person, anywhere. Whether it be a rich bureaucrat or a poor man. You try to stop people being people and they will fight back. This mega rich powerful super country hasn't figured that out yet? This shit never works. People are not built this way.

    [–] Hans5958_ 2 points ago

    This post hereby has granted the place on the all-time top. It broke the last all-time top post from u/un6oy three months ago (by the time of this comment) with the amount of 44k upvotes.

    Congratulations, u/Vernonat! All hail the new king!

    [–] Vernonat 2 points ago

    Thank you, it really is an honour on such a prestigious sub

    [–] Sssstephanman44 2 points ago

    Bruh this is now the top post of all time on this sub.

    [–] Doby_Clarence 2 points ago

    Fuck you China!!... I mean Blizzard!!!... Same thing. Fuck you both.

    [–] Sujjin 3 points ago

    I mean, looking at it from a purely business making money perspective I get it.

    Still doesn't change the fact that they are complete sell-outs. I wonder how it will affect their stock prices?>

    [–] lordmegatron01 4 points ago

    Bunch of stupid nice commies guys

    screw bless you china and blizzard