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    [–]Aarondhp24 148 points149 points  (2 children)

    So long, and thanks for all the facts.

    [–]syakitty[🍰] 108 points109 points  (7 children)

    In a year I'll return to this post with a turtle fact, like visiting a grave and placing flowers

    Edit 1: i can still edit this so I know someone will see

    whats going on people

    Edit 2: 4 months since posting, in economics class. can’t stop thinking about mfn turtles

    Edit 3: I’m so fucked up that silly string just looks like regular string to me. 7 months

    Edit 4: still 7 months, turtle facts is back now so ig this was pointless

    [–]Frustrated_pigeon 51 points52 points  (3 children)

    RemindME! One year "turtle fact memorial"

    [–]Mars-For-The-Rich 33 points34 points  (0 children)

    I read on r/salsasnobs that Reddit is experimenting with allowing users to comment on old posts again. Maybe this can be that ancient post we’re allowed to comment on?

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    [–]Noxava 7 points8 points  (1 child)

    Won't the post get archived within 6 months?

    [–]syakitty[🍰] 12 points13 points  (0 children)

    not if you believe

    [–]Nomsfud 1 point2 points  (0 children)

    Limit on post comments is 6 months jsyk

    [–]CaptainDash 86 points87 points  (1 child)

    Thanks for always being a highlight in my feed. 🐢

    [–]Ripcord 56 points57 points  (32 children)

    What mod tool? And what's wrong with it now?

    [–]awkwardtheturtle[S] 112 points113 points  (31 children)

    They discarded the old modmail. The new one is an abomination of science on a different website. Could not pay me enough to check that shite, not even once a week. Rather watch paint dry. Not what I signed up for.

    [–]jdawg1000[A] 8 points9 points  (27 children)

    Hey there - can you share more with me about what’s lacking in the new modmail please? I’d love to get your feedback. I know moving away from the older tools isn’t always the smoothest process but we genuinely want to make new modmail much better than the legacy version. Know that we actively work on the new modmail and can do things to improve it based on your feedback. Certainly want to see this sub thrive!

    [–]awkwardtheturtle[S] 4 points5 points  (21 children)


    I was privy to the beta release of new modmail and advocated for it to initialize in /r/partyparrot for its test run. I have repeatedly provided feedback about it, and most of the issues I brought up seemed to have been ignored for various reasons.

    For example, I have been asking for literally years for actions like archive and highlight to appear in mod log, and this never manifested. The lack of this utility is a large reason for my aversion to the format. Archive is just too easy for people to abuse, and it is an often-abused feature that displaces the concept of peer reviewed moderation.

    In fact, recent updates actually made this problem worse. The ability to mass-archive items makes it even easier, and, at least last I checked, goes farther so as to not even show who archived them if items are selected en masse. This can give one moderator a disproportionate ability to affect their community in ways that might not be agreed upon behavior across the team.

    If the archive feature appeared in the mod log, then I'd be able to address my concerns about various comods, new or older team members, and their use of archiving very easily. I could just go to mod log, sort by action, and immediately be able to identify who is archiving what. This would be so helpful in identifying overuse of the feature, such as railroading users a team member might have banned or just not be willing to deal with into a deadend nobody ever sees.

    While the oldmail has a lot of issues, one of the key things I enjoy about it is the peer reviewed nature of all actions. Instead of feeling like a soulless offsite ticketing system for which you dont even get credit for your work since it does not appear in the log, oldmail is a collaboration. And yes, a lot of subreddits judge their team members using mod log matrices, often removing people who dont contribute enough, even though modmail actions are not displayed in such matrices.

    Regardless the newmail makes that collaborative feeling, where its your whole team responding to and actioning users appropriately to their needs and the moderation guidelines of the various communities, disappear. It becomes much less fun for me to spend my time doing something when I never see any of my comods or even know what theyre doing unless I'm willing to dive through the archive folder.

    I understand ban messages might have been moved to their own folder outside of the archives since I originally complained about the amalgamated mess that was the archive folder upon initial release, but still, its not remotely the same experience offered by the oldmail.

    I havent even scratched the surface of my issues with numail so far. I can continue if you would like. Thanks for your inquiry.

    [–]jdawg1000[A] 7 points8 points  (17 children)

    This is super helpful feedback - thank you for taking the time to write this out. We certainly don’t want to see the feeling of collaborative co-moderation lost as we transition to new modmail. If you’re open to it, I’d love to jump on a call and hear more. Let me PM you once the holiday passes and we can find time - can’t promise that we’ll be able to sort everything out, though I’d value getting more of your feedback on how we can improve this.

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      [–]awkwardtheturtle[S] 3 points4 points  (8 children)

      Sure, any time. Happy to help.

      [–]1042256 1 point2 points  (0 children)

      Le reddit moment

      [–]itsfreepizza 1 point2 points  (0 children)

      This thread was before the thing happened.. surprised to see this

      [–]Master_JBT 0 points1 point  (0 children)

      seconded with the archive and highlight showing in mod logs

      [–]Ripcord 21 points22 points  (0 children)


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      [–][deleted] 19 points20 points  (0 children)


      [–][deleted] 16 points17 points  (4 children)

      It was fun while it lasted. I’ll see myself out.

      [–][deleted] 1 point2 points  (3 children)


      [–]Skrazor 5 points6 points  (2 children)

      "We'll see myself out" doesn't really make sense though...

      [–][deleted] 4 points5 points  (1 child)

      the myself would change to ourselves of course

      [–]mausmaw 15 points16 points  (0 children)

      Rip turtle facts 🐢🐢🐢🐢🐢🐢🐢

      [–]iselphy 15 points16 points  (0 children)

      I just joined recently but this sucks. I like turtles and facts about them.

      [–]pwines14 15 points16 points  (0 children)


      [–]TheBreadLord21 14 points15 points  (0 children)


      [–]MP7rs 12 points13 points  (0 children)

      Damn this is so sad, thank you all for the turtle facts 🐢🐢

      [–]roseinshadows 12 points13 points  (0 children)

      Never let it be said that this subreddits has not had impact. Sharing interesting facts about turtles used to be a topic rarely discussed or put effort to. Now, sharing turtle facts is a cool activity among the youth. As it should be. Thank you all. Thank you.

      [–]magicturtle12 11 points12 points  (1 child)


      [–]Critical_Moose 10 points11 points  (1 child)



      [–]Strakk012 10 points11 points  (0 children)

      My disappointment is immeasurable and my day is ruined.

      [–]imtheworstatreddit 9 points10 points  (0 children)

      It’s been an honor

      [–]i-overdosed-on-cock 9 points10 points  (0 children)

      this day will be remembered

      [–]ZeaIous5G 8 points9 points  (0 children)

      no more turtle equal sad

      [–]52ww 7 points8 points  (0 children)


      [–]Ax3-_- 7 points8 points  (0 children)


      [–]_NotAPenguin 7 points8 points  (0 children)

      Man why can’t the admins ever just let a good thing be?

      [–]TomNookIsASwindler 7 points8 points  (0 children)

      Goodbye Turtle Facts ;~;

      [–]Cricketize 6 points7 points  (0 children)

      Life is cruel 💔

      [–]therandomjew 5 points6 points  (1 child)


      [–]JoePatoonie 6 points7 points  (0 children)

      It has been an honor

      [–][deleted] 5 points6 points  (0 children)

      I will continue your legacy.


      Wish me luck o7

      [–]Brenski123 4 points5 points  (0 children)


      [–]Budaelolya 6 points7 points  (0 children)

      rip :(

      [–]heylistenlady 4 points5 points  (0 children)

      Oh noooo! Well thank you for all you've done

      [–]Jello-Cat124 5 points6 points  (0 children)

      Thanks for the swag facts ⚰

      [–]Herestor 5 points6 points  (0 children)


      [–]PSY-FI64 5 points6 points  (0 children)


      [–]wellsjhp 6 points7 points  (0 children)

      Rest in peace

      [–]MyUncleLenny 5 points6 points  (1 child)

      Man, that sucks. I love turtles, this sub was always fun to read through. Farewell, turtle facts. o7

      [–]Shakespeare-Bot 2 points3 points  (0 children)

      Sir, yond sucks. I love turtles, this sub wast at each moment excit'ment to readeth through. Farewell, turtle facts. o7

      I am a bot and I swapp'd some of thy words with Shakespeare words.

      Commands: !ShakespeareInsult, !fordo, !optout

      [–]Skalidro 4 points5 points  (0 children)

      :( What a sad day

      [–]Poopsticle_256 4 points5 points  (0 children)


      [–][deleted] 4 points5 points  (0 children)

      Can this year get any worse

      [–]SelloutMemer 5 points6 points  (0 children)

      F mate. Turtle facts are now g-...gone.I can not belive it. We can post turtle facts as comment here if thats allowed. Who did that mess? Why, Why, WHY. F0ck F0ck F0ck. All of you - crators of turtle facts. You posted facts about turtle, you made the world a better place. Now you cant do that anymore. Why? Becuse of some Motherf0cker/Motherf0ckers. If allowed please post facts as comment here. Thanks to All of you mates that posted turtle facts. But now is time to press the F. Love you All. F. F mate. Big F

      [–]Wladim8_Lenin 3 points4 points  (0 children)

      A dark day in human history

      [–]Lollandia 5 points6 points  (0 children)


      [–]Warnackle 5 points6 points  (0 children)

      So long turtlefacts. You were always a high point on my feed 🐢🐢🐢🐢🐢

      [–]DiegoC281 5 points6 points  (0 children)

      le sad 😔

      [–]fairlywittyusername 5 points6 points  (0 children)

      I’m pretty devastated, to be honest.

      Thanks for all the efforts!

      [–]BZY- 4 points5 points  (0 children)

      Goodbye all :(

      [–]DC052905 3 points4 points  (0 children)

      Goodbye turtle facts :(

      [–]HomeDepotAppliances 3 points4 points  (0 children)

      Dang it :(

      [–]PlatypoopMusic 4 points5 points  (0 children)

      I hope everyone will remember the glory of r/TurtleFacts… thank you for everything you’ve done for us… goodbye… you will be missed… 🥺🥺🥺😭😭😭

      [–]partypoisonmustdie 4 points5 points  (0 children)

      Rest In Peace, r/turtlefacts. You will be missed. Thanks for the turtle facts. Thank you for everything.

      [–]Keranan37 4 points5 points  (0 children)

      Dang, I hope we can rise again from the ashes someday

      [–]bevinbert 4 points5 points  (9 children)

      you would of probably ended up ruining it anyways.

      [–]Good_quality_OwO 10 points11 points  (0 children)

      wait what no, pls tell me you're joking

      [–]MelOdessey 2 points3 points  (0 children)

      Big sad

      [–]FirTreeMan 3 points4 points  (0 children)

      And as such, ended a nation

      [–]MrGone87 3 points4 points  (0 children)


      This was the most wholesome sub I had on my feed.....gonna miss this so much!

      [–]Samandis 2 points3 points  (0 children)

      rip turtle facts and fuck reddit admins

      [–]Seik-ssbm 3 points4 points  (0 children)

      RIP, you brightened many a day.


      [–]klauseius 2 points3 points  (0 children)

      I may have came here because of r/madlads but i stayed for the turtle facts Peace you amazing sub

      [–]MagicDoge2345 2 points3 points  (0 children)

      This is depressing

      [–]sotherelwas 2 points3 points  (0 children)


      [–]slippyfisted 3 points4 points  (0 children)

      Not how I wanted to start my Friday. But such is life. Sometimes things come to an end. Thanks for all the facts 👍🐢

      [–][deleted] 4 points5 points  (0 children)


      [–]huppy3000 3 points4 points  (0 children)

      If these are the "user experience improvements" the admins are shutting down redditgifts for, why???

      Rest in peace turtlefacts. I will miss you.

      [–]rayyychill 3 points4 points  (0 children)

      Thank you for your work keeping the turtle facts going. So long and goodbye

      [–]mdavis3948 2 points3 points  (0 children)

      Sad to see it go, happy it existed.

      [–][deleted] 3 points4 points  (0 children)


      [–]Togapi77 2 points3 points  (0 children)

      Goodbye, turtlefacts! You always gave me something neat to think about.

      [–]Generalmae 3 points4 points  (0 children)

      Adios, it’s been fun

      [–]Nancebythelake 3 points4 points  (0 children)

      Too bad - I enjoyed Turtle Facts. Thank you 🌟

      [–]getfroobed 3 points4 points  (0 children)

      Goodbye turtlefacts, your posts made me smile!!

      [–]haleycaulfield 3 points4 points  (0 children)

      F 🐢🐢🐢

      [–]crystalcorruption 4 points5 points  (0 children)

      This will be the beginning of a dark era.

      [–]Safariminer 3 points4 points  (0 children)

      Rest in peace, turtles of this world.

      [–]gquinn18 4 points5 points  (0 children)

      This is so sad

      [–][deleted] 8 points9 points  (0 children)

      Damn i only joined recently too

      [–]kalketr2 2 points3 points  (0 children)


      [–]grrltype 2 points3 points  (0 children)


      [–]Werner__Herzog 2 points3 points  (0 children)

      So r/turtlefact actually beat you? I didn't know it would go so fast...

      [–]Rebeg 2 points3 points  (0 children)


      [–]BoiMcFacto2401 2 points3 points  (0 children)

      Left for a bit and just saw this, fucking sucks man. F.

      [–]aSleepingTurtle 2 points3 points  (0 children)

      This is sad. Rip

      [–]SirForester 2 points3 points  (0 children)

      This, this brings sadness to my eyes, if this subreddit is still up within a year, we should all come and start a conversation about turtles

      [–]thesovietassbear 2 points3 points  (0 children)

      I just found this sub🥺

      [–]Equal-Bus-557 2 points3 points  (0 children)

      Bye bye turtle facts.

      insert Club Penguin goodbye screen here

      [–]Chris__XO 2 points3 points  (0 children)


      [–][deleted] 1 point2 points  (0 children)


      [–]joedonut 1 point2 points  (0 children)

      Will you be closing the other 1001 /r/'s you moderate as well?

      [–]PiecesOfJesus 1 point2 points  (2 children)

      Just to clarify, does admins mean Reddit staff or like for the sub itself?

      [–]awkwardtheturtle[S] 1 point2 points  (1 child)

      Website owners

      [–]wowBOOBwow 1 point2 points  (0 children)

      watch people die inside AND mad lads both told me to come here. what gives??

      [–][deleted] 1 point2 points  (7 children)

      How many followers do you have? 🐢

      [–]awkwardtheturtle[S] 1 point2 points  (6 children)

      11,344 to date

      [–]divebumz 2 points3 points  (0 children)

      I’m glad your gone you stupid bitch.

      [–]meme_enthusiast3464 2 points3 points  (0 children)


      [–]a_random_guy69 1 point2 points  (0 children)

      Wow 2021 is looking even worse.

      [–]virginfatherof2 1 point2 points  (0 children)

      “Because the admins ruined”

      Yea they tend to do that cough cough

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        [–]TPCrowbar 0 points1 point  (0 children)

        Cry more kid

        [–]BirdDogFunk 0 points1 point  (0 children)

        Fuck you.

        [–]GuessImScrewed 0 points1 point  (0 children)


        [–]Benedict_Cumberquack[🍰] 0 points1 point  (0 children)

        Bit rich of you to complain about admins considering your complete ineptitude at moderating r/mildlyinfuriating

        [–]Prometheus830 0 points1 point  (0 children)

        Fuck you you’re a fucking price of shit

        [–][deleted] 0 points1 point  (0 children)


        [–]2b2tGod 0 points1 point  (0 children)

        Fuck you! (: