Also in today's Reddit Digest: A redditor's 94-year-old great-grandfather hosts an AMA.
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- When does control of a subreddit fall out of the hands of the moderators and into the hands of the community? (r/TheoryOfReddit)
- Redditor's 94-year-old great-grandfather hosts an AMA. (r/casualIAMA)
- Redditors list their weirdest tales from public transportation. (r/AskReddit)
- r/movies gives DC Comics tips on what a new Justice League series should contain. (r/movies)
- A redditor finds a photo of himself at the Kent State shootings and answers fellow redditors' questions about the day. (r/defaultgems)
- Has a culture ever become less technologically advanced? (r/AskHistorians)
- How long will the Hoover Dam be around? (r/AskScience)
- r/whatsinthisthing subscribers debate the whereabouts of head mod and "original" safe star dont_call_me_smee. (r/whatsinthisthing)
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Splash Mountain sucks. It’s, like, six seconds of actual ride. It features the jankiest animatronics in the entire amusement park. The line is always way too long, and there’s a chance you’ll spend the rest of the day soaked in that dirty, recycled log-flume water. It’s a bottom-tier attraction propped up by the same weird nostalgia that convinces people the Haunted Mansion is still a worthy endeavor in 2016. Seriously, fuck Splash Mountain.