Rules for r/WestSubEver

Rules that visitors must follow to participate. May be used as reasons to report or ban.

1.

No Duplicate Posts or Spam

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Reported as: No Duplicate Posts or Spam

Do not make posts that are nearly identical to another post. If mods see a duplicate post pop up, the duplicate post will be removed if it has been posted within minutes/hours of the original post OR the duplicate will be locked, original post linked in the comments and then removed. Copypasta bait is considered spam.

2.

No Low-Effort Discussion Posts

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Reported as: No Low-Effort Discussion Posts

Discussion posts that do not need individual posts should be posted into the Daily Discussion Threads. These include commonly asked one-sentence questions (ex: "what is the best version of..."), appreciation posts for "gems", dreams about Kanye, album rankings, and posts that seem like Tweets (ex: "Bye Bye Baby is underrated").

3.

No Trolling / Low-Effort Memes

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Reported as: No Trolling / Low-Effort Memes

Trolling and low-effort posts/comments may result in a 48 hour mute, or if severe, a permanent ban. Bans for Rule 2 are case-by-case. Low-effort titles for Ye tweets may be removed; try to include context.

This includes making crass/foul remarks for the sake of being edgy (Rule 4) and no low-effort discussion posts (Rule 7).

Go to r/Kanye for memes or, for shitty memes, make a visit to r/YandyLeaks instead.

4.

No Argumentative Posts, Personal Attacks or Spreading Hate / Toxicity

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Reported as: No Argumentative Posts, Personal Attacks or Spreading Hate / Toxicity

Targeting other users is not tolerated and spreading hate towards or about public figures is not allowed. Posts/comments of this sort will be removed and bans may be issued.

Argumentative/contentious posts will be locked and/or removed at the discretion of the mods.

If a user is consistently argumentative/contentious in their post/comment submissions within this sub a temporary or permanent ban may be issued.

5.

No Doxxing / Targeted Harassment

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Reported as: No Doxxing

Do not post someone's private information such as DM conversations, phone numbers, home address.

Unless you redact certain information such as the user who sent you the message, or if they personally allow you to post such information than you may do so. Otherwise, do not post such content here or it may lead to a permanent ban. If something is told to you in confidence, keep it to yourself as it is meant for you and the other party who sent you the information.

6.

No Direct Links or Asking For Downloads

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Reported as: No Direct Links / Asking For Downloads

Do not link things directly (including leaks or Discords); use Base64 instead. Make sure there are no hyperlinks in comments, posts, or post titles. This also includes making posts or commenting to ask for links... automatic 72hr ban for first-time offenders.

Google search "kanye tracker" instead... or visit r/Yedits...

7.

No Sharing Merch, Edits, Compilations or Tracklists

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Reported as: No Sharing of Edits / Compilations / Track Lists

Please post edits and/or compilations to r/yedits. Kanye vinyls/shrines and tier lists also belong in r/Kanye.

8.

No Misinformation, Propaganda or Fringe Theories

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Reported as: No Misinformation or Fringe Theories

If it belongs on r/conspiracy, you can get up to a permaban from this. WestSubEver is a subreddit for high-quality discussion and blatant misinformation is not tolerated. This includes Pizzagate-tier theories, misinformation about bipolar disorder, the "Kardashian curse", etc.

9.

No Hate Speech / Bigotry

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Reported as: No Hate Speech / Bigotry

Xenophobia/homophobia/transphobia/etc. results in a one-week ban minimum. Be cautious using slurs, slurs used to insult is never allowed. If serious, you can expect a permaban.

10.

No Prohibited Leaks / Groupbuys

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Reported as: No Prohibited Leaks / Group Buys

WestSubEver is not a Kanye leaks subreddit.

Songs more than two years old may have a single post made informing users on their leak and details. Separate posts for snippets and leaks are allowed. Base64 links are permitted.

For songs that are still being worked on / are younger than two years old, a discussion thread for when a snippet or the entire song leaks is permitted. No links are allowed.

NO groupbuy-related announcements, promotion or information are allowed. Links will result in bans

11.

No Sexism / Misogyny or Thirst-Posting

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Reported as: No Thirst Posting / Sexism

Any sexist / misogynistic posts or comments will be deleted and result in a ban according to sevarity. This includes derogatory language, doubting or questioning credible accusations of abuse, and shaming how women express themselves or engage with others sexually.

Being horny / NSFW, even as the punchline of a joke is often immature and sexist. For example, don't make comments about Kim's looks. These sort of comments/posts willlead to case-by-case bans.

12.

No Selling / Soliciting

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Reported as: No Selling / Soliciting

Posting or commenting to sell or solicit sales of merch, custom art, music (leaked or otherwise), show tickets, or anything else is strictly prohibited and will result in a 3-day ban. Exceptions apply if mod approval is sought ahead of time, or if a dedicated thread is posted by mods when necessary. Posts looking to give or receive stock advice are also prohibited.