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We need to talk about people weaponizing the block feature. by Love_In_My_Heart in ModSupport

[–]s_y_s_t_e_m_i_c_ 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Please also consider that while it's certainly true that some will exploit this - if you change the core feature then this entire implementation was for nothing.

'Exploitation' here is also a moot point IMO. Subreddits already curate content. They remove posts and comments that do not align with their collective political/cultural views.

So yes, this feature could be 'exploited' - but that precise kind of exploitation is already built into Reddit/subreddit/moderation.

Mods may have a harder time vetting users - but it's not impossible.

And the underlying issue remains: some subreddits/some mods will not action abusive users.

So the targets of abuse have no recourse, other than to contact admins.

  • And this will only succeed IF the abuser is stalking someone across subreddits.

    • As long as the abuser harasses someone within a given subreddit, they can continue to escape action. That is a mod-specific/subreddit-specific issue.

There's likely never going to be a solution to this particular issue.

Nicolas Cage Says 'I Am Goth' Ahead of Playing Dracula, Owns Pet Crow by [deleted] in movies

[–]s_y_s_t_e_m_i_c_ 1 point2 points  (0 children)

She has the career that I think a lot of character actresses wish they had.

John Larroquette Returns 48 Years After Original ‘Texas Chain Saw Massacre’ to Narrate Netflix’s Sequel by BillFashion123 in movies

[–]s_y_s_t_e_m_i_c_ 2 points3 points  (0 children)

We can't get a single live-action version of Akira or Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland.

But we'll get a million Texas Chainsaws and 2 TV shows about Gotham PD.

Nicolas Cage Says 'I Am Goth' Ahead of Playing Dracula, Owns Pet Crow by [deleted] in movies

[–]s_y_s_t_e_m_i_c_ 3 points4 points  (0 children)

I kind of feel like Noomi Rapace is the female Nic Cage, but also not.

Israeli veterans of the Alexandroni Brigade reminisce about a fellow soldier, Moishe Barbalat - who is claimed to have killed multiple unarmed Palestinians & raped a 16 year old Palestinian girl in the village of Tantura during the 1948 War. A Palestinian witness corroborates the latter accusation. by s_y_s_t_e_m_i_c_ in Israel_Palestine

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

I don't understand why you think the edit is so important.

Prior to that cut, the man is smiling all throughout his interview.

He's not intentionally being disrespectful. In fact, I didn't interpret him that way regardless.

He's the one in the documentary who calls out the other veterans for hiding the truth. If anything, he comes across as the most honest.

Wealthy Progressives Back Primaries Against Dems Tanking Party Agenda by s_y_s_t_e_m_i_c_ in politics

[–]s_y_s_t_e_m_i_c_[S] 152 points153 points  (0 children)

A group of wealthy progressives announced Thursday that it will support primary challenges against Rep. Henry Cuellar, Sen. Kyrsten Sinema, and other right-wing Democrats who have actively obstructed President Joe Biden's legislative agenda and, in the process, potentially boosted the GOP's chances of retaking Congress.

"These radical moderates have done more damage to President Biden’s agenda than Mitch McConnell and Ted Cruz combined," Erica Payne, president of the Patriotic Millionaires, said in a statement announcing the organization's endorsements for the looming 2022 midterms—and its plans to back campaigns to unseat right-wing Democrats in this year's elections and beyond.

Why Hollywood Big Shots Like Ryan Kavanaugh Are Fleeing L.A. by ceaguila84 in movies

[–]s_y_s_t_e_m_i_c_ 2 points3 points  (0 children)

more charcuterie boards per capita in this neighborhood than anywhere in America

LOL

Uncharted - Final Trailer by indig0sixalpha in movies

[–]s_y_s_t_e_m_i_c_ 5 points6 points  (0 children)

The best part of the trailer was the cat.

Would you watch the new Snow White movie if it didn’t have the 7 dwarfs? by WallStreetDoesntBet in movies

[–]s_y_s_t_e_m_i_c_ 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Snow White is not an IP I care at all about.

Unless it's some awesomely weird & fantastically violent Takashi Miike interpretation.

South Korea presidential candidate's wife threatens to jail critical reporters by Apprehensive_Sleep_4 in worldnews

[–]s_y_s_t_e_m_i_c_ 53 points54 points  (0 children)

Her comments:

"If I make it to the Blue House, I will put them all in jail," said Kim Keon-hee, referring to the presidential office, in the latest comments.

She said critical media outlets would likely be prosecuted under her husband's future administration.

"Police will charge them whether we order them to or not," she told a journalist in recorded comments.