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Response to Worst Online Communities Jan. 1st, 2013 @ 11:39 AM Reply

At 1/1/13 02:52 AM, Chdonga wrote: Reddit, 9gag, gaia, and Spriter's Resource.

9gag is not a community. And why do you say reddit and spriter's resource? Reddit has different subreddits with different communities and Spriter's resource seems like an useful site to me. Nothing is really wrong with the forums, or what?


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Response to Worst Online Communities Jan. 1st, 2013 @ 11:51 AM Reply

At 1/1/13 11:39 AM, Dragen wrote:
At 1/1/13 02:52 AM, Chdonga wrote: Reddit, 9gag, gaia, and Spriter's Resource.
9gag is not a community. And why do you say reddit and spriter's resource? Reddit has different subreddits with different communities and Spriter's resource seems like an useful site to me. Nothing is really wrong with the forums, or what?

You must have never been on the spriter's resource community. The main site is fine, but the forums are terrible.
It's very small and exclusive, full of elitist pricks. If you want to learn how to sprite, you should go on Pixeljoint.


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Response to Worst Online Communities Jan. 1st, 2013 @ 12:16 PM Reply

At 1/1/13 11:51 AM, Chdonga wrote: You must have never been on the spriter's resource community. The main site is fine, but the forums are terrible.
It's very small and exclusive, full of elitist pricks. If you want to learn how to sprite, you should go on Pixeljoint.

I haven't been to the forum much, so I haven't really noticed anything special about it. The way it's organized is fine at least.


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Response to Worst Online Communities Jan. 1st, 2013 @ 01:24 PM Reply

Ditto about what somebody else said about DeviantART. Even though I am currently still a member. I've gotten stalked/harassed over some of the dumbest stuff... "You don't draw your dragons the way I do! My way is perfect! YOU MUST DIE!!!" Just... what? Really? Is it honestly worth stalking me for eight months just for that? Can these people really not think of any better way to waste their time?

Maybe it would be better if the site were a bit smaller and the moderation staff more sensible; I don't even want to try talking to them about any problems I might have because of the stupid crap they've pulled in the past. Like when they penalized Brett Booth because some creep blamed him for stealing their artwork, which obviously didn't happen... he ended up leaving DA over it. If a successful, published comic artist who works on stuff like Anita Blake and Marvel gets that kind of treatment, it doesn't give me high hopes.

The only other communities I've had trouble with are dead now, or the people responsible for making it that way "disappeared", so I can't really complain. Wow, that sounded more sinister than it was supposed to.


I make stuff like this and this with these people. And sometimes I make cute games too.

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Response to Worst Online Communities Jan. 1st, 2013 @ 01:30 PM Reply

Suprised no-one has said the League of Legends community.
Full of people raging at each other for the tiniest mistake. Dunning-krüger effect everywhere ..


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Response to Worst Online Communities Jan. 1st, 2013 @ 01:46 PM Reply

At 1/1/13 01:30 PM, Havegum wrote: Suprised no-one has said the League of Legends community.

I'm actually surprised no one has mentioned the furaffinity community. Every furry I know tells me that it's filled with nothing but drama.


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Response to Worst Online Communities Jan. 1st, 2013 @ 07:03 PM Reply

word of advice: don't read the comments section on any Yahoo article, there's a ton of concentrated stupid there.

though i do think it's wrong to say that all of 4chan is bad, some of their boards really aren't that bad, while others, like /r9k/ and /pol/ for instance, are pretty downright terrible.

At 1/1/13 04:41 AM, Lintire wrote: Tumblr's Social Justice Warrior participants make me want to go back on time and nuke whatever crowd of monkeys evolved into humans in the first place.

oh god this, there's a whole lot of batshit crazy going on in that circle, especially among the"die cis scum!" types.

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Response to Worst Online Communities Jan. 1st, 2013 @ 07:13 PM Reply

Youtube has one of the worst as does. Halo used to have a shitty one but I haven't been on the official message boards for years so I don't know what it's like now days.

The worst I have seen is a site called Above Top Secret. Its supposed to be a site where you can post and comment on all manner of strange and unexplained phenomena and conspiracy theories but everyone on there is an "expert" and won't accept a single shred of logic to explain anything, its always aliens from such and such star system that the community members know oh so much about like they holiday there every year or a government cover up run by the CIA or the Illuminati or reptilian shape-shifters. You can't have a serious debate on that site, if you try to inject sense or explanation you are flamed to high heaven.


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Response to Worst Online Communities Jan. 1st, 2013 @ 07:22 PM Reply

Ultimate Guitar's "The Pit", it has its moments, but sometimes you just wanna slap a bitch

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Response to Worst Online Communities Jan. 1st, 2013 @ 07:37 PM Reply

At 1/1/13 07:22 PM, jack-be-nimble-69 wrote: Ultimate Guitar's "The Pit", it has its moments, but sometimes you just wanna slap a bitch

Absolutely agree.

Also, from my brief time on the Cracked forums I learned that those guys can be really harsh on the newbies. And everyone, really. I still go there for articles and shit, and the comments on those articles are great too, surprisingly, but I'm keeping away from the community.

As for Youtube, eh, it's a coin toss, really. I've seen some pretty witty comments and some innocuous ones, but go on any popular video's comments section and it's a minefield.

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Response to Worst Online Communities Jan. 1st, 2013 @ 07:44 PM Reply

Reddit takes itself way too seriously. Youtube is just retarded.

I used to go on a site called Dreamviews a while ago, it's for lucid dreaming. It has a really annoying community, very inactive, which makes it hard to get a high post count without spamming. If you don't have a high post count (800-100+) then you will be flat-out ignored most of the time in the off topic boards, and "famous" members get their dicks sucked so hard. Also the moderators there are barbarians, they're really strict. If you think NG moderators are bad (they're not so bad now, I remember them being worse) the Dreamviews ones are even worse.

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Response to Worst Online Communities Jan. 1st, 2013 @ 07:47 PM Reply

At 1/1/13 02:50 AM, HollowedPumkinz wrote: Also those response videos and ALLL the AMV Naruto videos need to disappear from my Music video search selections for sooo many reasons.

I see nothing wrong with this. Also, my pick goes to gaiaonline. Never have I seen a larger collection of douche bags than on that site.


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Response to Worst Online Communities Jan. 1st, 2013 @ 07:50 PM Reply

It's already been mentioned, but fucking Tumblr. The social justice morons especially. They're overtly defensive towards every minority ever and hates anyone who isn't in one. For example, if you're straight and okay with your physical sex, you're automatically a bigoted douche according to Tumblr. I don't know what about the site attracts these kinds of morons, but it does.

And don't even get me started on the fandoms. Holy shit, the fandoms. I hope you aren't following any Doctor Who/Homestuck/Sonic/Whatever fangirls. Because if you are, prepare to see nothing but slash-shipping and overreacting over anything that even remotely implies a romantic relationship between two characters (usually if they're guys).

I can't say I hate the site, but good God there's so much about the community that pisses me off. It's hard not to get mad at the idiocy that plagues it.

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Response to Worst Online Communities Jan. 1st, 2013 @ 07:56 PM Reply

At 1/1/13 03:18 AM, Gimmick wrote: ROBLOX's community.

You and me both buddy


Hi

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Response to Worst Online Communities Jan. 1st, 2013 @ 08:05 PM Reply

At 1/1/13 09:24 AM, JayMyers wrote: The owner was a bald, fat cunt who still lived with his parents, and was a self righteous tool. Heard him arguing with his parents down the mic once; he called his dad a 'tit head' after his dad asked him to open the window as 'the room stunk of pizza'. Basically, he tried to act cool to his friends (bunch of cunts too) down the mic, and ended up getting his PS3 taken off him for a month.

Lol Your original basement dweller, classic. If I knew this guy I would try to make him think that he's my friend so I can be fully entertained by him.


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Response to Worst Online Communities Jan. 1st, 2013 @ 08:06 PM Reply

Tvtropes sucks, The admins there can shove that "No real life examples" shit.


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Response to Worst Online Communities Jan. 1st, 2013 @ 10:02 PM Reply

Reddit isn't actually a bad community overall. You're probably looking at /r/atheism, /r/ragecomics, or /r/adviceanimals.

I think I'll go with Gaia.

Err, I mean le Reddit is le terrible lolololol I'm cool.


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Response to Worst Online Communities Jan. 1st, 2013 @ 10:11 PM Reply

At 1/1/13 07:43 PM, hiddeninthecrowd wrote: double post woah

the tvtropes forums are full of nerdy creepy pedophiles

Yeah lol. The articles are lovely but the frequent editors are fucking retards.

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Response to Worst Online Communities Mar. 5th, 2013 @ 12:20 PM Reply

At 1/1/13 01:24 PM, Ghostfishe wrote: Ditto about what somebody else said about DeviantART. Even though I am currently still a member. I've gotten stalked/harassed over some of the dumbest stuff... "You don't draw your dragons the way I do! My way is perfect! YOU MUST DIE!!!" Just... what? Really? Is it honestly worth stalking me for eight months just for that? Can these people really not think of any better way to waste their time?

Maybe it would be better if the site were a bit smaller and the moderation staff more sensible; I don't even want to try talking to them about any problems I might have because of the stupid crap they've pulled in the past. Like when they penalized Brett Booth because some creep blamed him for stealing their artwork, which obviously didn't happen... he ended up leaving DA over it. If a successful, published comic artist who works on stuff like Anita Blake and Marvel gets that kind of treatment, it doesn't give me high hopes.

The only other communities I've had trouble with are dead now, or the people responsible for making it that way "disappeared", so I can't really complain. Wow, that sounded more sinister than it was supposed to.

I've actually had the opposite experience with DeviantArt. It's the only site where I've actually gotten a response from the mods. I've only met two trolls on it and I got them both banned in a day. There is also very few assholes compared to most communities, and the weirdos are weird is a good way (at least from my experience, I haven't really encountered any of the infamous emo kids). If there is any problem I have with deviant art it's that the community is too nice. That's just my experience.

The worst community is definitely youtube, and I've done nothing to help. I've posted offensive comments on songs I hate to stir up the pot, and I've gotten in reply chains that are hundreds of comments long.

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Response to Worst Online Communities Mar. 5th, 2013 @ 02:06 PM Reply

It's gotta be YouTube. Just view the comment section for any viral video and it will be all too clear.

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Response to Worst Online Communities Mar. 5th, 2013 @ 02:16 PM Reply

At 3/5/13 02:06 PM, Cyberdevil wrote: It's gotta be YouTube. Just view the comment section for any viral video and it will be all too clear.

you tube owns, it's a cool place to hang out and just take it easy, just like new grounds! there's lots of good you tube comments, too . . . a lot of nice people share their thoughts, if you think there's a lot of bad comments you can help by writing good ones

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Response to Worst Online Communities Mar. 5th, 2013 @ 02:17 PM Reply

Youtube

4chon

Newgrounds


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Response to Worst Online Communities Mar. 5th, 2013 @ 02:26 PM Reply

At 3/5/13 02:17 PM, Xenomit wrote: Youtube

4chon

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Id say 4chan has one of the best.

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Response to Worst Online Communities Mar. 5th, 2013 @ 02:27 PM Reply

At 3/5/13 02:26 PM, BumFodder wrote: Id say 4chan has one of the best.

Alright

But 4chon is still pretty terrible


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Response to Worst Online Communities Mar. 5th, 2013 @ 02:35 PM Reply

The Roblox community.


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Response to Worst Online Communities Mar. 5th, 2013 @ 02:58 PM Reply

At 3/5/13 02:16 PM, supergandhi64 wrote: Stuff

What's a grain of sand in a desert? :/

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Response to Worst Online Communities Mar. 5th, 2013 @ 03:03 PM Reply

At 3/5/13 02:59 PM, Chdonga wrote: Go back to [x] you fucking [buzzword]. You are the cancer.
Neo-NGBBS etc.

You can come with me, but remember when I were on my soapbox and spitting fire about pride?


I tried, later then.

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Response to Worst Online Communities Mar. 5th, 2013 @ 03:49 PM Reply

At 1/1/13 08:06 PM, ScarletVelvet wrote: Tvtropes sucks, The admins there can shove that "No real life examples" shit.

They have that rules for some articles because it'd only cause edit warring and real people bashing without it.

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Response to Worst Online Communities Mar. 5th, 2013 @ 08:08 PM Reply

Homestuckies


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Response to Worst Online Communities Mar. 5th, 2013 @ 08:32 PM Reply

Out of all the communities I have seen, I would have to say Youtube has the worst. The comments are god awful, the arguments are really dumb, and people don't even bother to spell anything right or use grammar most of the time. It does have its moments where it can be funny, but most of the time it is ridiculous.


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