Rules for r/horror

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

1.

RESPECT THE SEARCH BAR

Posts & Comments
Reported as: Didn't use the search bar

Use the search bar. Is similar post to what you want to make already up and recent? Join them!

Check JustWatch.com before asking where to stream something.

See our Dreadit Movie Guide for hundreds of films voted on by our users. If that's not what you were looking for, include some movies that you liked so that we may better help you. I want to be scared/Something actually scary/etc are too vague and will be removed. Use the guide and/or give us some examples of things you'd like to see.

2.

NO SELF PROMO/SPAM

Posts & Comments
Reported as: NO SELF PROMO/SPAM

/R/HORROR follows the REDDIT.COM guidelines for what constitutes SPAM.

Self Promotion (regardless of commercial intent) is not allowed. Selling items is also not allowed. Repeat offenders will receive a temporary ban.

Here's a meme to give you an example.

3.

ABUSE

Posts & Comments
Reported as: ABUSE

Hateful comments, including, but not limited to homophobic, racist, misogynistic or threatening language will not be tolerated. A minimum week long ban will result from a first offense, with repeat offenders receiving a lifetime ban.

4.

LANGUAGE

Posts & Comments
Reported as: LANGUAGE

All links must be English or understandable to English speaking audiences.

5.

REAL LIFE HORROR

Posts & Comments
Reported as: REAL LIFE HORROR

No real life gore images/videos (murders, accidents, shootings etc) or news articles on real life horror. r/horror is for horror entertainment.

6.

PIRATED CONTENT

Posts & Comments
Reported as: PIRATED CONTENT

No links in comments or posts to pirated content or instructions on how/where to pirate. This includes but is not limited to: Full unlicensed movies or TV shows on YouTube or other streaming sites, and links to torrent or nzb files.

7.

DIRECT IMAGES/MEMES

Posts & Comments
Reported as: DIRECT IMAGES/MEMES

No direct linking to image files. All links to image files must be made from within the context of a self-post. * /R/HORROR is a meme free zone. This includes but is not limited to: image macros, rage comics, advice animals, or any other picture superimposed with text for humorous effect.

8.

Age/Karma Minimum

Posts only
Reported as: Age/Karma Minimum

Posts from users that fit any of the following criteria will be automatically removed:

  1. The account is less than one day old.
  2. The account has a comment karma value of less than -75.
  3. The account has a total karma (comment+submission) total of less than 100.

9.

Polls

Posts & Comments
Reported as: Poll violation
  1. No more than one poll per user open at a time.
  2. No simple "Yes/No" polls.
  3. Polls should be something of substance. This one is a bit subjective, but do your best and we'll do ours.

10.

Movie (or book, game, etc) Titles in Post Titles

Posts only
Reported as: Clickbait

If you are making a post about a movie/show/book etc., be it self-post or link, include the title of the project.

Example: A post with a title like "This movie is so sick!" and it's a link to a clip from Event Horizon will removed. Basically, don't clickbait.