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- Do users determine the fate of a post based purely on its karma score and not on its content? (r/TheoryOfReddit)
- Redditors discuss how to improve celebrity AMAs, particularly with politicians. (r/TheoryOfReddit)
- Can elections for mods be in Reddit's future? (r/MetaHub)
- Former school bullies explain their wicked ways. (r/AskReddit)
- Why can animals consume rotted meat and unsanitary water but humans cannot? (r/AskScience)
- r/AskHistorians explores what ancient Chinese and Japanese civilizations thought was on the other side of the Pacific Ocean. (r/AskHistorians)
- Here is why the default subreddits are so despised. (r/defaultgems)
- Redditors explain why cigarettes are legal. (r/explainlikeimfive)
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