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[–]Privacy_Advocate_ 1 insightful - 1 fun1 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 1 fun - 2 months ago (2 children)
Gotta say, I like this concept a lot and was super excited when first exploring. It had a lot of promise! The ability to use TOR and most of the features are great! But the censorship (i.e. on adult content) is worse than Reddit! Also, only two options to evaluate comments & posts are an absolute downfall. That was especially frustrating. The downvote feature on reddit is a democratic approach to bury trolls and overall unfavorable content. It was a more effective way to provide feedback. You did some stuff right, I'm trying to be constructive, but the shortcomings are glaring. One day one of these side projects will get it right. But this isn't there (hopefully) yet. I hope you listen to the users because I'm not the only one who feels the site is seriously flawed.
[–]magnora7[S] 4 insightful - 2 fun4 insightful - 1 fun5 insightful - 1 fun5 insightful - 2 fun - 2 months ago* (1 child)
Thanks for the feedback. In response I'll say there's plenty of porn content all over the internet, there's really no reason for me to have to sift through porn constantly to figure out what is legal and what is illegal porn, which could get us shut down. There are plenty of other sites that offer this content, and we don't plan to change our policy here because it would not benefit the site.
Secondly, the downvote system is often used by the trolls, to control what looks popular and what doesn't. The fact saidit doesn't have a downvote prevents this downvote brigading, which is extraordinarily common on reddit and destroys the quality of the information stream. This is one of saidit's primary features.
Having 2 ways to upvote is more options than most other sites out there, and furthermore you can sort by funny content or insightful content if you prefer, which is a feature reddit doesn't offer.
Thanks again for the feedback.
[–]mikipika 2 insightful - 1 fun2 insightful - 0 fun3 insightful - 0 fun3 insightful - 1 fun - 1 month ago (0 children)
Just became a member after watching (lurking 😎) this site and I really like the community. Please keep the insightful and fun votes. I read a few discussions about it and feel you made the best decision.
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