Redditors are pissed (and delighted) about the temporary shutdown of its r/games subreddit

Usually, being a gamer on the first of April is good fun — jokes, memes, pranks about Half-Life 3. But the moderators of Reddit’s r/Games subreddit made it very clear when they shuttered the community today that they were dead serious. Their cutting of the proverbial phone wires wasn’t just a protest against hate speech, it was an incitement aimed at a gaming community that occasionally gets a little too complacent the terrible things said by its members on a regular basis. The moderators presented an album full of terrible comments from across the subreddit, espousing views we won’t repeat…

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