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Why should I use this site? (self.whatever)
submitted 1 month ago by leo
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[–]magnora7 3 insightful - 1 funny3 insightful - 0 funny4 insightful - 0 funny4 insightful - 1 funny - 1 month ago (1 child)
There's lots of reasons someone might use saidit. For example:
They don't like reddit but also don't like voat
They want another forum to look at with news and ideas they might not see elsewhere
A place to go when reddit eventually forces the redesign and gets rid of the old layout
Site admins aren't owned by big money interests, instead it's community funded and is very cost-streamlined for longevity
Each sub has an automatic IRC live chat window, specific to that sub
The major subs are not compromised by biased moderators as they often are on reddit
Instead of up/down vote there are two ways to upvote: Insightful and Funny. Then you can sort by funny or insightful, which allows the funny content to be separated out if you want to look at serious content or vice-versa. Reddit blends these two together without distinguishing
Hosted on medium-size business local servers, not Amazon servers. This provides more privacy and security.
Email address is not required to create an account, unlike reddit.
So there's 9 reasons off the top of my head. Some people may not agree with some of them and that's fine, but I see these as being the major reasons saidit is worthwhile.
[–]leo[S] 2 insightful - 1 funny2 insightful - 0 funny3 insightful - 0 funny3 insightful - 1 funny - 1 month ago (0 children)
It's pretty awesome, fuckin' lemonade!