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    I don't frequent SRS, but the popular posts I've read were very reasonable, calling out things like what the OP is talking about. I don't see how any reasonable human being wouldn't agree with condemning this.

The problem is that SRS consists of a significant amount of different subreddits which most people are not familiar with. What the average redditor sees is the actual /r/shitredditsays board and that is (even though it's a clear parody and circle jerk) pretty aggressive by turning the tables and fighting fire with fire. Also, back in the days, they used to take their parodying outside of their own subreddit and "hijacked" other threads with it, basically attacking people they thought guilty of racism, sexism and the like. That's, as far as I understand, where the general dislike for SRS stems from. Oh, and of course some people tend to disagree that using the same aggressive language their "enemies" use is the right way, which is, in all honesty, something I agree with. If you think you're better than someone, don't be like them. Even if it's just a parody for you, others might not see that.

All the other subreddits that are not /r/shitredditsays are really nice places, though, and a lot of their users don't even frequent SRS prime. They have /r/SRSGaming, /r/SRSCinema, /r/SRSMusic, and even /r/SRSTrees and a lot more, and I actually find them much more enjoyable to read than Reddit's popular boards because they do have actual discussions there sometimes.

If you use a Webkit browser (Safari, Chrome or Epiphany), you can also use hue-rotate to swap the colors without using your own image. This will turn the clicked wheel into a purple color, for example:

    -webkit-filter: hue-rotate(90deg);
As far as I know, this is unsupported in Gecko as of now, so there's no equivalent `-moz-filter` property for Firefox.
ran  ·  link  ·  parent  ·  post: On the use of real sex in film

I'm glad the author of this article decided to include Ōshima Nagisa's In The Realm of the Senses (愛のコリーダ) in this article, because that film used to stir up quite a bit of controversy back when it was released. So much, in fact, that even up to this day you cannot buy a fully uncensored copy of it in Japan. It's a French production of a Japanese movie, which is rare, and back in the seventies, when the Japanese film industry was having a hard time due to the suffering economy and did almost nothing but pushing out cheap (but nontheless culty and fun-to-watch) soft-porn movies, it was even rarer.

This film is basically pornography, but it has to be the most unerotic pornography I have ever seen, because the whole background of psychological destruction is so disturbing that it is literally impossible to be aroused be it. And the fact that the whole thing's based on a true story doesn't make it any better.

Wow, I remember this game from way back in the days. Must've been one of my earliest PC games ever. I didn't know there was a web version of this. Thanks for sharing!

ran  ·  link  ·  parent  ·  post: Ignore users newer than X days

I can't remember where I've seen it, but there was a site or forum focused on user-generated content I used to frequent way back which had the rule that you could not submit new stuff before being registered for a few days and having posted at least n comments. This kind of forced you to be part of the community, browse existing content and get yourself accustomed to the way the site worked before it allowed you to actually contribute.

I found that to be a really good idea, to be honest, but I haven't seen anything like this again. And this is also coming from someone who has joined Hubski only a little more than an hour ago. So do it.

ran  ·  link  ·  parent  ·  post: Which book could you not put down?

    South of the Border, West of the Sun - Haruki Murakami

I read that book in one setting, so I agree with you there. I might sound like a Murakami fanboy, but I happened to enjoy most of his novels so much that I couldn't wait to finish them, and when I did, was mad at myself for doing it so quickly. Along with South of the Border, my favorites are Norwegian Wood, the sheep books, The Wind-Up Bird Chronicle and Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World.

ran  ·  link  ·  parent  ·  post: How did you hear about or find Hubski?

Same here. I also came from Reddit after finding a link to Hubski in the comment section of a thread I've been reading. While I don't think that most of the recent changes to Reddit are as big a deal as most redditors make them out to be, I really like what Hubski looks and feels like at first sight.

I don't think I fully understand how the voting system works just yet, even though I read through the explanation on the primer page, but I do like that it's not a up- and downvote system like Reddit's, and I especially like that there doesn't seem to be any kind of karma.

I'll definitely stay here for a while and see if I'll enjoy it as much in the long run as I seem to enjoy it now.

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