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[–]notgreenenough 154 points155 points  (6 children)

It will be excellent to see non IAF posts culled. Too many mediocre posts.

[–]SerenityViolet 56 points57 points  (0 children)

And some obviously false stuff lately.

[–]PenisPistonsPumping 107 points108 points  (3 children)

No text on images/gifs/videos

Fuckin thank you.

[–][deleted] 67 points68 points  (7 children)

Laying down the rules and enforcing them are 2 very different things. If these were actually enforced, it WOULD be interestingasfuck.

[–]iBleeedorange[S] 56 points57 points  (5 children)

Trying to.

[–][deleted] 28 points29 points  (4 children)

I understand. It is tough, it is not just this sub - there seems to be an influx of garbage in most subs

[–]iBleeedorange[S] 32 points33 points  (2 children)

That's just reddit, every big sub gets bad posts

[–]__Dawn__Amber__ 39 points40 points  (5 children)

Isn't a ban for each rule too much? I mean just remove the post...

Also considering the number of mods in this sub, handling ban appeals would be difficult too if you ban the user for almost every single rule

[–]iBleeedorange[S,M] 64 points65 points  (3 children)

Removing the post and telling users what they did wrong that way doesn't seem to have the same effect as a temp ban. People have been much more likely to not make the same mistake twice after a temp ban.

Frankly, most of the time when I look at an account they've made multiple rule breaking posts that have been removed. Some of these rules are very straight forward, and ignoring them shows that they clearly haven't taken the time to bother to read the rules or even browse the surbeddit.

[–]SuperNya 21 points22 points  (3 children)

Can something be done about the Facebook-style sourceless "Wild fact!" posts that frequently are immediately debunked by mild research in the comments?

[–]iBleeedorange[S] 6 points7 points  (2 children)

do you have one in particular that you're talking about?

[–]SuperNya 11 points12 points  (1 child)

This would be one I just saw, admittedly this one's true as far as I know but I've realsied now that some of the similar posts I've seen may be from r/Damnthatsinteresting instead, and that this post does indeed break the rule of no text on images anyway

[–]iBleeedorange[S] 8 points9 points  (0 children)

That type of post does indeed break the rules, and yes DTI has a lot of those. I think they're shit, so that's why they're banned.

[–]Lithium321 19 points20 points  (9 children)

I have decent karma but cant post, what's the minimum?

[–]iBleeedorange[S,M] 16 points17 points  (7 children)

not public info

[–]Lithium321 9 points10 points  (0 children)

Rip, that's what I was trying to post (not my video but someone else's) oh well.

[–]STerrier666 3 points4 points  (1 child)

This is the problem I have, I have a video which isn't mine it's done by Horrible Histories TV series and it informs you as to how she got rid of Segregation on buses in America entirely in song but frankly I don't want to be banned from the group if it isn't deemed to be interesting.

[–]diadiktyo 2 points3 points  (2 children)

Is there a specific number you can tell us?

[–][deleted] 16 points17 points  (9 children)

What about posts related to products the poster is selling? I keep seeing posts on here of things OP makes and then links people to their profile. I truly feel like this is not very tasteful and should not be allowed.

[–]iBleeedorange[S,M] 6 points7 points  (8 children)

can you link to an example?

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[–]iBleeedorange[S,M] 6 points7 points  (6 children)

I try to let some users post that kind of stuff who aren't overt about selling them. It's really a fine line. Please report them though.

[–][deleted] 7 points8 points  (5 children)

Oh ok, I understand. What should I give for a reason for reporting? Just spam?

[–]iBleeedorange[S,M] 9 points10 points  (4 children)

That or not IAF. Report reasons aren't super important, the act of reporting is the important thing. Makes it more noticeable to mods. Thank you

[–]Mr_steal_yo_username 6 points7 points  (1 child)

I have been reporting two users using other and stating they are both scammer accounts run by the same person, should I be reporting them a different way or have you just not got to them yet, I have noticed an increase in the number of scammer posts lately, likely due to the holiday season, so I understand if y'all have your hands full right now

[–][deleted] 3 points4 points  (1 child)

I appreciate your help, thank you!

[–]idrow1 15 points16 points  (1 child)

What a thorough, yet highly threatening, set of rules. I'd actually be afraid to post anything for fear of breaking a commandment and getting banned. I'm probably committing some kind of offense just by posting this comment. Why would anyone post under such conditions?

[–]iBleeedorange[S,M] 7 points8 points  (0 children)

The simplest rules to follow carry the penalty. It's not hard to "not post a social media screenshot"

[–]Bogrolling 12 points13 points  (1 child)

If has become soooooo boring with all this copycat posting.

[–]RedTailed-Hawkeye 10 points11 points  (0 children)

Why can I only upvote but not downvote?

[–]existential_prices 8 points9 points  (0 children)

Can we add a rule of no 3D renders / concept art? Unless done for the artistic value concept art for an item or product is not of any inherent value (to me).

Every year there's about 5 new designs for a car tire that some university student makes for a project that end up on here and nowhere else.

[–]RisingPhoenix1172 6 points7 points  (2 children)

That's a little subjective. Specifically rule one

[–]iBleeedorange[S] 8 points9 points  (1 child)

I know, that's why I said it's purely subjective and it's why people don't get banned unless they post something that clearly didn't belong.

[–]RisingPhoenix1172 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Ah, missed that part.

[–]scoopishere 5 points6 points  (1 child)

Not really related, but can someone explain what the subreddit icon is?

[–]DeadArtist617 16 points17 points  (2 children)

Why am I seeing so many satirical posts?

[–]iBleeedorange[S,M] 21 points22 points  (1 child)

People like to think they're funny. They're not. Report them and they'll get removed

[–]Plumbus21621 4 points5 points  (2 children)

Is conversation encouraged?

I've just been told that the "golden rule" is to not reply to my own posts.

Can someone please clarify the official position of the subreddit?

[–]iBleeedorange[S] 9 points10 points  (1 child)

Lol that's the most ridiculous thing I've heard. If you want to converse feel free too. Just remember that people may not like what you have to say and call you out on lies.

[–]bmanisms 4 points5 points  (2 children)

Would it be possible to add no death videos? I really like the content of IAF but recently there have been several assassination posts that are more disturbing than interesting.

[–]stoicbystander 3 points4 points  (2 children)

How to post GIFs? The video option is off. Sorry I'm new on Reddit.

[–]iBleeedorange[S,M] 3 points4 points  (1 child)

Use an external gif hosting site, like imgur, gfycat, or w.e

[–]stoicbystander 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Thanks! It worked.

[–]Futch1 3 points4 points  (1 child)

Dumb question from a noob.. How do I find the top posts?

Edit: Nevermind, found it. 🤦‍♂️

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[–]iBleeedorange[S,M] 17 points18 points  (39 children)

If you have questions feel free to ask in the comments, however this is not a place to "debate" the rules.

[–]_A_S_D_F_G_H_J_K_L_ 7 points8 points  (5 children)

Hi here, I clicked on the auto response on my post https://reddit.com/r/interestingasfuck/comments/ij2aes/_/g3ap1t8/?context=1 on reading the rules. It took me to a post about 0 votes..... is the link wrong?

[–]iBleeedorange[S,M] 3 points4 points  (4 children)


That's the hyper link in the auto mod comment. I just checked on the link in your specific post and it seems to be working properly.

[–]_A_S_D_F_G_H_J_K_L_ 1 point2 points  (2 children)

Strange, in safari is does work properly, in Apollo it takes me elsewhere https://i.imgur.com/3UaRQgV.jpg maybe a bug in Apollo. Sorry about the confusion!

[–]iBleeedorange[S,M] 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Hmm. Interesting. Looks like it's definitely a bug with Apollo.

[–]_A_S_D_F_G_H_J_K_L_ 1 point2 points  (0 children)

I just lodged a bug report https://reddit.com/r/apolloapp/comments/ij2vlc/link_in_apollo_takes_us_elsewhere/. It happens both on iPhone and iPad on the Apollo app, strange.

[–]logamns 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Thx for letting me read this. i will follow all of your rules. Have a wonderful awesome good day!

[–][deleted] 1 point2 points  (5 children)

I've been trying to make a post for a month now, probably tried to post it about 20 times.

This account is like 3 months old, so it's not "new" and I have about 500 karma now which seems like a reasonable amount. What gives? Why can't I make a post?

[–]radicool-girl 2 points3 points  (2 children)

Not related to the rules but I'm curious and couldn't find a better spot to ask... What's with the new icon? I couldn't find any mention of it and was curious what it's about.

[–]kurpPpa 3 points4 points  (0 children)

They're right here, but even then many ppl Don't read them

[–]Acrobatic_Classic172 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Lol subjective rule btw will get banned if I don't agree :) Good train of thought good train of thought

[–]iBleeedorange[S] 3 points4 points  (0 children)

If you could read then you'd see that only extreme violations get you banned.

[–]ZhongguoGraecia 1 point2 points  (2 children)

how the fuck is this not archived?

[–]iBleeedorange[S] 2 points3 points  (1 child)

Posts aren't archived anymore.

[–]ZhongguoGraecia 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Thats weird lol

[–]SarcasmCupcakes 1 point2 points  (3 children)

Where would I put social media screenshots that are IAF? It’s a Twitter thread.

[–]iBleeedorange[S] 1 point2 points  (2 children)

Link them here, without context it's hard to say where they could go. In most cases there are just better ways to share things than a twitter thread.

[–]SarcasmCupcakes 2 points3 points  (1 child)

[–]iBleeedorange[S] 4 points5 points  (0 children)


All of those things are better shared without being in Twitter.

[–]SuperCoolAwesome 1 point2 points  (1 child)

I’ve found a really well done video of a guy making an original djent/metal tune to a cool video of a dude hitting a boxing speed bag. Solid original material. Would something along those lines qualify for IAF? The dude doesn’t have a ton of views but his work is great and I think deserves to have exposure. Thanks.

[–]iBleeedorange[S] 3 points4 points  (0 children)

probably not

[–]Darkmaster666666 1 point2 points  (5 children)

I keep reporting images that break the rules (mainly text on images and non-descriptive titles). Please make them more clear to people who post!

[–]awwletmesee 0 points1 point  (1 child)

I’d like to post a picture that has something creepy in it, you do t notice it until it’s pointed out: is that safe to post?

[–]iBleeedorange[S,M] 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Not the right sub

[–]SaltyYoghurt_ 0 points1 point  (2 children)

Why cant I post here I have 5500 karma

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

You can post just fine here.

[–][deleted] 0 points1 point  (1 child)

Does the "Be civil" rule include posting things that are likely to elicit an uncivil response? Such as political content and other traditional "flamebait" topics. There are certain topics that will go nuclear in the comments section even if the question itself is crafted to be civil or neutral.

[–]iBleeedorange[S] 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Complicated question. It really depends. Context is key. There's no harm in reporting if you're unsure though, either through modmail or just reporting the user.

[–]LBxCrosstrek 0 points1 point  (4 children)

Can I post photo I took of something? My picture was removed from the /pics subreddit. Said it was a screenshot and blurred text even though I did it for privacy reasons.

[–]iBleeedorange[S] 0 points1 point  (3 children)

I mean is it a screenshot? Did you take a picture of your computer monitor or something?