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moonlune wrote

I didn't even know it was possible to get banned from 4chan (outside of posting illegal stuff)

Usually when new users get things wrong they get corrected/questioned and if they don't accept the correction they get dogpiled on. When there are only regular users we mostly agree on stuff so there's little conversation to have about stuff we agree on.

Going by upvote numbers it seems pretty constant over this year.

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Vulgar_Soda OP wrote

I didn't even know it was possible to get banned from 4chan (outside of posting illegal stuff)

I made a game out of calling out -isms, and on 4chan the game never ends. I love talking shit. I love verbal battles. I love forming clever take-downs and making people seethe with indignation by pointing out their ideological inconsistencies. Cognitive dissonance is a wonder to behold.

I mostly hung out on the Pokémon and anime boards (seemingly less problematic topics of discussion) and when bigotry reared its ugly head, I responded in kind. What the fuck does trans hate have to do with video game PvP balance discussion? So, I made some noise. The folks up top noticed. Multiple times, I was banned for being "off topic" despite the fact that the racism and transphobia had nothing to do with the topics at hand. Obviously, the people in charge like the hate. Why else would they mod the asshole of the internet? While I miss posting nonsense and basking in juvenile humor, wading into the muck eventually became too much. There used to be people backing me up when I spoke up. Guess they all left (or died), and I figured it was a lost cause to keep fighting an enemy on their own turf. I eventually realized that Pokémon and anime are inherently part of the -isms. Almost all anime is misogynistic and racist at its core. Ditto for Pokémon (couldn't help myself there). Like, why am I spending so much time trying to sway discussion about a series predicated on capturing and subjugating animals for magical cockfighting? What a fool I was to think a single voice could push back against a horde of hate zombies. If anything, spending so much time amongst the posting dead put me in danger of becoming one. I feel sick thinking about what I witnessed. The worst of humanity on display, and there I was, throwing popcorn at Hitler's face.

chapo chat banned me in less than 5 minutes for complaining about transphobia and American football. A personal record. They spammed me pictures of pig balls covered in poop, so I never bothered to go back. Embarrassing for everyone involved.

I'm so happy I found raddle. It isn't much, but having a healthy outlet for my posting compulsion means the world to me. Feels good to know I'm not alone in thinking a lot of what happens on this planet is all kinds of fucked up and gross. Anarchists are alright.

Going by upvote numbers it seems pretty constant over this year.

Fair. People come and go, but there's a small and consistent userbase to hold the place together. Dare I say, raddle feels like a ...

community

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zoom_zip wrote

I made a game out of calling out -isms, and on 4chan the game never ends. I love talking shit. I love verbal battles. I love forming clever take-downs and making people seethe with indignation by pointing out their ideological inconsistencies. Cognitive dissonance is a wonder to behold.

“i love being hostile and aggressive towards other people… wait… where are you going? why are there no users here? why does nobody stick around?”

a true conundrum

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Vulgar_Soda OP wrote

;_; I know I'm so cringe

I'm trying to not be an online bully anymore. Spewing constant vitriol doesn't engender happy cozy friendly feelings, "justified" or not. I'm learning to walk away.

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