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biomancer wrote

and if this was a post supporting the site or advocating using the site instead of literally just linking to the source of a meme that would be relevant.

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josefStallman wrote

by clicking on the link, you're using the site.

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biomancer wrote

loading the page in your browser doesn't give them anything but an increased load on their servers.

Some of the subs have decent content.

It is best to credit things to their source.

Reddit in aggregate may be toxic but its not going to be harmful just linking to a specific page on the site.

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Dolly wrote

You can do whatever you want but if it were me, I'd direct link to the image and then paste the source in the post body.

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josefStallman wrote

You can put the link to the original source in the text of the post if you care, but I'd rather not click on a link and suddenly realize I'm back on the site I left for this one. We don't use Voat's image hosting service for similar reasons.

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biomancer wrote

That's reasonable. Thought you were saying they shouldn't be linked to at all.