Reddit

Get to know Reddit with a few good tags.

karma-concious.
The idea of running a site full of user-contributed links, to be commended or condemned by the same pool of users, will eventually recommend the practice of good karma accumulation.

lisp (ex-)lovers.
Once upon a time, the site had a love affair with one of the most excruciating programming languages of all time, Lisp (short for List Processing). Karma well-deserved? They’re doing much better with Python now.

iconic.
“I’ve been trapped in a frame, strangled and eaten by a Python, been buried by a penguin, sledded into a sign, gotten electrocuted, been rolled up in a snowball, been floated up into the air, and almost got crushed by a falling sign.” [»] See ‘em all here.

propagandic.
They sure know how to keep the customers coming.

work-safe.
They say: “If it’s linkable, it’s submittable.” But if you send a questionable site, it’ll end up in the restricted area.

The Qwerks

Belongs to Circle Number
3, The Pseudo-Abstract

The Formula
Bastardized English, Root Word Drop

Confirmed Etymology
Geddit?

Other Moneymaking Schemes
Cafepress, of course.

What They Call Their Users
Redditors

Definitely Inspired By
Google Doodles, Digg, Star Wars

Web 2.0 Validator Score
6/43

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