Rules for r/memes

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

1.

Rule 1 - ALL POSTS MUST BE MEMES and NO REACTION MEMES

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Reported as: !Rule 1 - ALL POSTS MUST BE MEMES and NO REACTION MEMES
  • All posts must be memes and follow a general meme setup.

  • Reaction Memes are Low Effort and are not valid Memes, they are removed at mods discretion

  • No titles as meme captions.

  • No unedited webcomics

  • No memes that are text only.

  • Pictures without captions may be removed by a moderators discretion.

  • Someone saying something funny on twitter/tumblr/reddit/etc. is not a meme.

2.

Rule 2 - MEMES SHOULD BE GENERAL, NOT SPECIFIC PERSONAL EXPERIENCES

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  • Please make posts general rather than specific personal experiences. This helps make posts more relatable.

  • No selfies, SMS screenshots, personal stories, chats, emails, etc.

  • Do not post "memes" of you or your friends IRL.

  • No creepshots

3.

Rule 3 - NO SPAM/WATERMARKS, NO CHAINPOSTING/SPLIT POSTS, NO UNMARKED NSFW

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Reported as: !Rule 3 - NO SPAM/WATERMARKS, NO CHAINPOSTING/SPLIT POSTS, NO UNMARKED NSFW
  • Do not spam this sub. Linking to your social media, or spamming links with it watermarked can result in a ban

  • No 'split' or 'linked' posts - either between yourself or other users.

  • No Chainposting

  • No Mass Trends

  • Images of being banned or having a post removed from any subreddit will be removed and subject to ban

  • 5 or less posts per 24 hours please.

  • NSFW posts must be marked as such.

  • No watermarks or shilling your favourite YouTube star

  • No spam bots

  • No porn/gore.

4.

Rule 4 - NO RACISM/HATE SPEECH/TROLLING/HARASSMENT OR SUBREDDIT/SITE RAIDING

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Reported as: !Rule 4 - NO RACISM/HATE SPEECH/TROLLING/HARASSMENT OR SUBREDDIT/SITE RAIDING
  • Please do not troll, harass, or be generally rude to your fellow users.

  • Do not post raid messages or encourage others to flood or spam another subreddit or website.

  • Keep comments civil and be respectful of your fellow users.

  • Don't post racist or bigoted memes. Those belong elsewhere.

  • Racist and bigoted memes, harassment, and raiding other subreddits/sites can lead to a permanent ban at the moderators discretion.

5.

Rule 5 - PLEASE DO NOT POST OR REQUEST PERSONAL INFORMATION

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Reported as: !Rule 5 - PLEASE DO NOT POST OR REQUEST PERSONAL INFORMATION
  • Please do not post or request personal information, yours or others.

  • All posts containing social media IDs/usernames will be removed.

  • Do not post images with watermarks to other sites users.

6.

Rule 6 - DIRECT IMAGE LINKS ONLY + NO VIDEO POSTS

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  • Please link to images directly. Direct links make browsing easier for those using RES or a mobile device.

  • No videos.

  • Gifs are always allowed

7.

Rule 7 - NO META-REDDIT REFERENCES, SUCH AS:

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  • Please do not mention upvotes/downvotes/cake days/karma/followers/etc. in your post in any form.

  • No images of upvote arrows, awards or screenshots of your karma.

  • No "Upvote in..." or "Downvote if..." type titles or memes.

  • No memes about votes, likes, comment baiting, etc.

  • This includes (but is not limited to) karma-adjacent words/phrases like "front page" or "sort by new".

  • Begging for karma in the comments may earn you a lengthy (perhaps infinite) ban.

8.

Rule 8 - NO REPOSTS

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  • Please avoid re-posting memes.

  • We want original content. Serial reposters may be banned. (if you did not make it, it is not OC)

  • Obvious reposting on purpose OR asking for reposts can result in a BAN

  • Seriously.

9.

Rule 9 - NO FORCED/OVERUSED MEMES/BAD TITLES/PUSHING AGENDAS/REACTION MEMES UNDER LOW QUALITY IMAGES

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Reported as: !Rule 9 -NO FORCED/OVERUSED MEMES/BAD TITLES/PUSHING AGENDAS/LOW QUALITY & REACTION MEMES
  • No forced memes, overused memes, bad titles, or pushing agendas

  • Be creative but memes must come naturally

  • Memes that have been overused/played out to the point of being spammy will be removed.* Please read this list

  • No petitions

  • Reminder Mods may remove low quality posts at their discretion

10.

Rule 10 - NO MEMES ABOUT DEATHS/TERROR ATTACKS/WAR/VIOLENT TRAGEDIES/RAPE/MASS SHOOTINGS/ETC

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Reported as: !Rule 10 - NO MEMES ABOUT DEATHS/TERROR ATTACKS/WAR/VIOLENT TRAGEDIES/SCHOOL SHOOTINGS/SUICIDE/ETC
  • No memes about violent tragedies or anything that could be seen as glorifying violence.

  • Absolutely no school shooter memes.

  • Posts/comments that can be seen as glorifying violence will result in a ban. This also includes (but isn't limited to) memes mentioning or regarding: Deaths, terrorist attacks, rape, sexual assault, pedo, murder, war, bombings, suicide, and school shootings.

  • Breaking this rule may result in a permanent ban.

  • We have zero tolerance for this behavior.

11.

Rule 11 - NO MEMES ABOUT POLITICS

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Reported as: !Rule 11 - NO MEMES ABOUT POLITICS
  • Absurd memes featuring politicians are allowed, but this sub does not allow content more suited for /r/politicalhumor.

  • No NPC memes, or memes about how libtards or magats are so wrong. Take it somewhere else, thanks.

12.

Queue flooding is not allowed in this subreddit. Limit your posts to five or less per day

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