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[–]Ian 2 insightful - 1 fun2 insightful - 0 fun3 insightful - 1 fun -  (4 children)

Deciding what's an acceptable narrative and what isn't, is the purpose of the voting system,

wait wat

I thought an up and down votes on reddit was used to make users adhere to the group narrative or be banished to [HIDDEN] while the insightful/funny was specifically designed to avoid group narratives?

[–]bobbobbybob 3 insightful - 1 fun3 insightful - 0 fun4 insightful - 1 fun -  (2 children)

We can vote up., not down. That still allows things to rise to the top, just not get pushed under and drowned.

[–]Ian 3 insightful - 2 fun3 insightful - 1 fun4 insightful - 2 fun -  (1 child)

A popularity contest is quite different from ideological censorship.

[–]Jesus 2 insightful - 2 fun2 insightful - 1 fun3 insightful - 2 fun -  (0 children)

I'm emo though, and not popular.

[–]magnora7[S] 2 insightful - 1 fun2 insightful - 0 fun3 insightful - 1 fun -  (0 children)

Yeah that's also true. But it's true the number of votes something gets determines how high it is on the front page or the comments page, that's all I meant