Featured in this special Super Bowl Reddit Digest: downvote brigades, Puppy Bowl, karma inflation, Monday Night Football's AMA, and the Superdome blackout.
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Do "downvote brigades" exist? (r/TheoryOfReddit)
Redditors discuss karma inflation. (r/TheoryOfReddit)
Redditor smileyman discusses the adorable highlights of Puppy Bowl IX. (r/bestof)
Former Monday Night Football producer hosts AMA, appropriately enough, on Super Bowl Sunday. (r/iama)
Redditor RamsesThePigeon talks fandom by detailing Fake Gamer Girls and "Fake Whatever People." (r/defaultgems)
You knew this question was coming: What caused the Superdome's power outage during Super Bowl XLVII? (r/explainlikeimfive)
What does science have to say about the influence of the Internet on our brains? (r/askscience)
- Historians talk about heartwarming tales from their respective fields of historical study. (r/AskHistorians)
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