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    New to Reddit but curious what you guys/gals prefer and why?

    (I realise opinions may be biased due to posting this on TSR)
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    Reddit cause it's funnier (sorry)
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    Reddit is less pc and pretty fun but I use tsr more because I am always logged in. I use Reddit for specialist intense discussion on my hobbies haha and it was funny looking at the new Harry Potter reactions on thwre
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    Reddit looks so confusing. The layout looks "busy" so ive no idea how to participate
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    Reddit layout confuses me lol
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    Reddit definitely has its advantages. It's good for live threads of current events, and I use a subreddit to follow the Syrian civil war very closely. There's a lot of interesting stuff in reddit. In those areas it's better than TSR.

    The problem is that with some of the larger subreddits (like askreddit) you often don't get to threads quickly enough to be able to do much. Once a thread gets past a few hundred comments, there's little chance of anyone upvoting or responding to a comment you post - you have to get into a good thread early if you want a decently upvoted comment with a lot of replies, especially with the time difference because reddit is quite an American website. In the quieter subs that's not a problem though.
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    Reddit is better on phone
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    (Original post by RF_PineMarten)
    Reddit definitely has its advantages. It's good for live threads of current events, and I use a subreddit to follow the Syrian civil war very closely. There's a lot of interesting stuff in reddit. In those areas it's better than TSR.

    The problem is that with some of the larger subreddits (like askreddit) you often don't get to threads quickly enough to be able to do much. Once a thread gets past a few hundred comments, there's little chance of anyone upvoting or responding to a comment you post - you have to get into a good thread early if you want a decently upvoted comment with a lot of replies, especially with the time difference because reddit is quite an American website. In the quieter subs that's not a problem though.
    Comments that you make have a very good chance of being responded to, even in active subs - think about it, if you post in a certain place, that place is still viewed by other users for at least some time after you post. The difference is that they tend to move down into obscurity quickly, with perhaps a handful of upvotes and a couple of replies, but that is still more than a post on TSR would get if it were over 100 comments into a thread.
 
 
 
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