r/TooAfraidToAsk Mar 04 '22 All-Seeing Upvote 1

Why is every 3th post here right wing complaints? Meta

Why has it become normal for this sub to have whiny dogwhistle-title posts trending all the time? Every third post is not a question but rather an underlying statement about how (white) men are oppressed and how feminism has ruined movies, also sometimes stories about how gay men are predators, with virtually zero examples given as to what makes the poster think so. Has this sub been hijacked by angry middle-aged single men lately?

Reddit has epicly destroyed me (non-english speaker) for having a grammar mistake in my title. This is truly a big chungus moment!

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u/SituationBrief4460 Mar 04 '22

Real question is: Why is almost all of the questions here are not controversial enough to be afraid to ask?

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u/HiImBlarn Mar 04 '22

Am I the only one who breathes? Am I the only person who listens to music while I work out? I get that this is supposed to be a safe haven for all questions but this sub and no stupid questions have been atrocious with the dumbest questions like that

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u/Arianity Mar 04 '22

Not to be a broken record, but please report those. We do actively remove posts like that. (With the caveat on where to draw the line being a bit subjective)

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u/SentientCumSock Mar 04 '22

"whats the meaning of bbc"

all this shit is either questions that arent controversial, or stuff that can be looked up quicker than they will be given an answer

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u/BlackConfuciusSays Mar 04 '22 Reddit Cookie

Exactly! Clearly the British Broadcasting Corporation. Like come on.

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u/DextrousLab Mar 04 '22

Big Beautiful Cockatoo

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u/dagr8npwrfl0z Mar 04 '22

Big babies crying.

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u/sisenor99 Mar 04 '22

Big busty cow

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u/subsetsum Mar 04 '22

It's becoming the new Quora. Because people can get paid when their question ranks in search results, people ask the most stupid questions there. "what is 1+1 equal to?" "Does the sun come up everyday or only on certain days?" "My dog pooped after he ate. Should I be worried?" And so on.

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u/Rosuvastatine Mar 04 '22

Yeah like the other day there was something like « i dont get why people send dick pics ». Just easy karma

The people upvoting these posts are no better

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u/theeplacidcasual Mar 04 '22

Do yourself a favour, don't ever look at r/nostupidquestions

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u/SituationBrief4460 Mar 04 '22

Was too late for that

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u/natnguyen Mar 04 '22

Because just like with /unpopular opinion, they get downvoted to hell or shamed for asking.

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u/Electrical-Farm-8881 Mar 04 '22

What /unpopular opinion taught me is that there’s no such thing as an unpopular opinion

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u/[deleted] Mar 04 '22

If the mods don't remove your post for supposedly not being an unpopular opinion

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u/TheHollowBard Mar 04 '22

I mean, "too afraid" is pretty subjective. Recognize that a lot of people do not grow up in open-minded homes, especially highly conservative religious families where talking about sex is off the table, and questioning your faith is akin to diddling a child.

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u/KacSzu Mar 04 '22

Because there is no sub for 'normal' questions

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u/fantollute Mar 04 '22 Silver Helpful All-Seeing Upvote Evil Cackle

3th

Mike Tyson is that you?

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u/coffeebeezneez Mar 04 '22

I choked on my coffee reading this. I needed it thank you

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u/SBG99DesiMonster Mar 04 '22

I remember when some of my classmates used to call numbers like 12, 13, 14 etc. as onety-two, onety-three, onety-four many times because they used to forget they are twelve, thirteen, fourteen etc. We were in 1st or 2nd grade at that time.

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u/unc0v1918 Mar 04 '22

😂😂

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u/[deleted] Mar 04 '22

What do you think this is? r/notafraidtoask ?

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u/sasfasasquatch Mar 04 '22

What do you think this is? r/notafraidtoast

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u/DukeOfDouchebury Mar 04 '22 Party Train

Don’t be dramatic. It’s a least every 4nd one.

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u/TheHollowBard Mar 04 '22

"Those damn 4nders!"

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u/neurodivergentwhale Mar 04 '22

I don’t even know how to begin pronouncing that.

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u/Mystriii Mar 04 '22

maybe they're afraid to ask

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u/ZeroStandard Mar 04 '22

On some of the posts OP is talking about, they really aren’t. One guy posted about trans people in sports and literally just circlejerked in the comments. I’m talking every single person who disagreed with him got dogpiled by him, and he responded to everyone who agreed like “yeah you’re absolutely right, trans people do undermine REAL women”. The posts aren’t nearly as frequent as OP says (maybe every 10st post or so) but it’s really annoying when it happens.

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u/Arianity Mar 04 '22

Not to be a broken record, but please report those. We do actively remove posts like that. (With the caveat on where to draw the line being a bit subjective)

It helps a lot if you a) report it b) shoot us a modmail that specifically point out details like that that can be easily missed on a first glance.

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u/ZeroStandard Mar 04 '22

Ok thanks!

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u/camusdreams Mar 04 '22

They’re rhetorical questions very clearly just meant to bring attention to something they don’t understand but still blatantly disagree with. I remember one in particular when they lied saying “I’m not from America, but why [insert something about racism] and looked at their profile to see that they lived in Georgia and posted regularly in the turning point sub.

There are plenty of good questions to ask from a conservative perspective because a lot is illogical as a result of bipartisanship, but all the ones that make it here are the same things we see on every political Facebook comment section and just baiting.

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u/Arianity Mar 04 '22

I remember one in particular when they lied saying “I’m not from America, but why [insert something about racism] and looked at their profile to see that they lived in Georgia and posted regularly in the turning point sub.

That's the sort of thing you can send us in modmail and ask us to take a deeper look. We do actively remove stuff like that, but it helps a lot if you a) report it b) specifically point out details like that that can be easily missed on a first glance

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u/Mystriii Mar 04 '22

i can fathom that take and evidence. as u mentioned there also is a grp of genuine conservative questions, and i guess that grp is also included in OPs post. so I guess our answers combined speak to both

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u/MikeyTMNTGOAT Mar 04 '22

Dawg, I got called a Nazi the other day posting an antislavery meme...this site can be full of ideologues. Some of them ask legit questions, some are legit assholes

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u/[deleted] Mar 04 '22 edited Mar 04 '22

I think I saw that post that probably inspired this one, the one asking about “whether it’s racist or not to dislike African Americans because of his subjective experience”. I can come up with two possibilities:

1) Some of them genuinely are curious. Racism against whites IS technically a thing (such as racist comments or name-calling)… but not to the degree the whites are being systemically oppressed on a widespread level, which is the part of it that these redditors don’t understand. Liberals hate to hear this, but white people don’t have to just take racist, ignorant comments either. I certainly don’t. Unlike these people though, I’m know I’m not a victim, so I don’t need anyone to explain to me that I’m not. When it happens to me, I just shrug and say “nope, that’s an ignorant thing to say” and move on.

2) As for the rest of them: whenever something involving progression in society happens (such as the Civil Rights Movement or the Civil War), the more privileged group tend to act like THEY’RE the ones being ultimately victimized. Not understanding what people of color have to go through isn’t the only culprit, but it’s also entitlement that stems from a complete lack of willingness to at least try to put themselves into someone else’s shoes. They think that it’s everyone else’s job to 100% put the effort into convincing THEM, instead of doing their own research and asking questions that they’re perhaps not comfortable with. So they post these questions in order to gain leverage and to pose as being “just curious”, when they really just want to be right about something as a means to look ultimately right.

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u/Brickle0630 Mar 04 '22

The last sentence is so accurate… it’s always “I was just asking!!! Geez I can’t even have a civilized conversation without people getting offended 😤” when in reality they knew exactly what they were doing asking and the type of responses they were going to get.

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u/FreedomVIII Mar 04 '22

Also known as JAQing off (Just Asking Questions). It's one of the more insidious tactics to hide bigotry and hate-speech under the cover of just wanting to know more.

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u/NewMedsAreWorking Mar 04 '22

I'm really like this term. The crazy thing is if a person genuinely has questions about another culture, and I have done this, people of said culture are usually more than willing to answer, it it is asked in a sincere and honest way.

What these asshats do is ask follow-up trap questions to try to get their point across.

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u/Desperate-Ad9822 Mar 04 '22

Absolutely...This is so annoying...Like that person clearly made up his mind and and 'knows' the answer to his baited question..He or she will argue with someone that's opposing their answer to death..Like why the fuck did you ask the question in the first place if you made up your mind and can't take any other different answer.

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u/Corrupted_G_nome Mar 04 '22

*there

Flems, basks and Catalans are sytemically opressed white people in their respective nations. In Quebec anglophones are systemically opressed. Scots and the Irish are sytemically opressed in occupied regions...

In places with almost no white people PoC opress themselves (Haitians in the Dominican, Kurds, Shiites ect).

Systemic opression is very location and culture based and can flip given the right circumstances. People who say "white people" this or "white people" that lack as much perspecive as people on the opoosite end of the spectrum.

Systemic opression is a very real thing tho and we should make efforts to combat it.

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u/[deleted] Mar 04 '22 edited Mar 04 '22

I’m mainly talking about oppression on the basis of skin color, not nationality. I mean, I did specifically say racism.

And I was well aware that white people are systematically oppressed in other parts of the globe when I wrote that; I was mainly talking about the US. I know I pulled a typical dumbass American move and forgot to mention that, but that still should have been kind of obvious since I mentioned the Civil War and the Civil Rights Movement.

Those people (like me) that say things like “white people this, white people that” DO have a point if they’re referring to how white people are currently/historically treated in certain locations.

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u/neurodivergentwhale Mar 04 '22

In western Canada, the dynamic between anglophones and francophones is the exact opposite. It’s ridiculous.

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u/Heimeri_Klein Mar 04 '22

Honestly I don’t think i could put it any better. Those are solid points and i hope more people read this.

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u/[deleted] Mar 04 '22

Thank you!

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u/donkanyagana Mar 04 '22

Many of the questions asked are obvious karma farming...their profiles show it's a habit...

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u/Rosuvastatine Mar 04 '22

Because this sub has become like offmychest and the likes. Many bait posts as well

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u/noplaceinmind Mar 04 '22

with virtually zero examples given as to what makes the poster think so

irony.

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u/somedood567 Mar 04 '22

The ironing is delicious

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u/SerEichhorn Mar 04 '22

"3th" isn't a thing, it's "3rd"

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u/brainless_bob Mar 04 '22

That's such an unthirthy thing to say

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u/Born_Desk9924 Mar 04 '22

That's 3th phobia. If you don't thing 3rd privilege is a thing, you need to check this comment thread.

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u/[deleted] Mar 04 '22

Fuck, I didn't even notice that at first. But now that I see it, that is jarring

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u/SentientCumSock Mar 04 '22

i didnt even notice it either. i could tell something was wrong w it but it didnt even process

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u/cerebraldormancy Mar 04 '22

I didn’t notice. You’ve ruined this post for me now.

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u/DextrousLab Mar 04 '22

No shit Sherlock, feel smart now?

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u/SerEichhorn Mar 04 '22

Did you not get hugged enough?

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u/[deleted] Mar 04 '22

Fuck, I didn't even notice that at first. But now that I see it, that is jarring

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u/Only-Location2379 Mar 04 '22

Obviously they feel afraid to ask for fear of being hated or persecuted I guess? Idk?

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u/RaspberryPanzerfaust Mar 04 '22

So right winger's know their opinions are awful and are afraid to ask

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u/TheImperialGuy Mar 04 '22

It’s more that they face more backlash for their opinions.

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u/RaspberryPanzerfaust Mar 04 '22

If your opinion is that shitty then maybe you should reconsider it

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u/[deleted] Mar 04 '22

So if internet disagrees with it, it's shitty.

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u/Only-Location2379 Mar 04 '22

No, it's argue that the overwhelming cancel culture and intolerance to any idea that opposes anything the left wing believes makes them feel threatened. So they come to somewhere which is supposed to be an area of free speech which any question can be asked to expand their views and gain more context and experience from others.

I'll be honest you guys could learn from these right wingers and the right could learn from the left.

But everyone has to think there way is the only way and it ought to be federal law bla bla bla. I find it so stupid nobody wants to simply settle with giving their city and state the powers to make the laws which reflect the people who live there's beliefs!

And I'll be honest for all the speak of tolerance the left has so little tolerance for anything that isn't exactly in their views. Just saying. That doesn't make the right very tolerant either but the previous statement still stands.

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u/TheShonenShow Mar 04 '22

I don’t understand why no one is allowed to be right wing on Reddit. That’s my r/tooafraidtoask

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u/Possible-Leg-695 Mar 04 '22

I think your letting your biases get in the way a bit my friend. Not everyone thinks the same and folks have genuine questions.

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u/[deleted] Mar 04 '22

I wish there was an unbiased sub. Where everyone can ask or post. And everyone can have opinions, were no one will get offended, it’s the internet at the end of the day, why do people get offend from strangers? It makes no sense. We’d definitely learn a lot more about different subjects, things and cultures. Rather than getting upset for someone not agreeing. It be cool to chat and then agree to disagree. Wouldn’t that be nice?

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u/_AbsintheMinded_ Mar 04 '22 edited Mar 04 '22

when I was younger I went to a punk bar a lot. This nazi kid showed up -- he seemed sad, alone, and at the time it didn't seem like that big a deal. He was polite, nice even. How could a bad guy be nice? It's not like he was going around macing jews. It turned out to be that big a deal. He invited his friends, and their friends invited their friends, and suddenly my punk bar became a nazi bar.

Nazis are very good at deliberately hijacking and manipulating internet communities. It lets them build numbers, convert, and gives the illusion of a greater or stronger front -- it creates the illusion of a consensus. They'll play dumb, but these people know what they're doing. Taking them seriously and engaging them was our first mistake. It was inviting the vampire in.

We had to kick the nazis out of the bar before they kicked us out. Which unfortunately involved me, a jew, getting maced. I was far from the only person who got hurt. These people are like wildfires, cancer or black mold -- in need of early, aggressive treatment and containment or else it's borderline unmanageable.

No fucking nazis at the party.

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u/radiance_t Mar 04 '22

It's how the saying says, "if there is a Nazi at the party and noone kicks him out, it is now a nazi party"

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u/Caccitunez Mar 04 '22

Thanks for sharing that, I have that impression of their behavior online for sure- but to hear about it happening more directly and in person like that is a bit chilling.

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u/headzoo Mar 04 '22

I'm not defending nazis but that's a strange story. Switch out nazi with 49ers fans and it still makes sense. "A nice 49ers fan had a good time at my bar so he invited the rest of his friends. The horror!"

I'm not sure what it says about the underlying mentality of nazis that they had a good time at your bar and invited more of their friends. Sounds like something that would happen with literally any other group of people.

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u/direwolf106 Mar 04 '22

Every third post is not a question but rather an underlying statement about how (white) men are oppressed and how feminism has ruined movies, also sometimes stories about how gay men are predators,

Not saying they don't exist, but i haven't seen them yet.

with virtually zero examples given as to what makes the poster think so.

And you've provided no links to specific posts or to statistics on the matter, thus doing the exact same thing.

Why has it become normal for this sub to have whiny dogwhistle

Well why are you doing that?

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u/[deleted] Mar 04 '22

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u/Heathyn11 Mar 04 '22

But what are 3th pronouns?

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u/DextrousLab Mar 04 '22

OP: tiny mistake that takes nothing away from the post

Reddit: 3TH hurrr durrrr

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u/PeekAtChu1 Mar 04 '22

MAYBE IT’S RUSSIA!!!

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u/John7763 Mar 04 '22

This is reddit, Reddit and the internet in general is very intolerant of right wing view points, this entire subreddit is about stuff you wouldn't normally ask..?

Look now I know math is hard but 1+2=3

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u/Montu_Walks Mar 04 '22

Only if we could remove the extremists (left and right) humanely. Or without a gigantic uproar.

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u/Alpharius94 Mar 04 '22

That's what all extremists suggest for their perceived enemy

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u/TheKennorz Mar 04 '22

But we are the best extremists we promise!

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u/Hyjynx75 Mar 04 '22

You forgot to mention forced diversity. I've been seeing a lot of posts on this and other subs about forced diversity.

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u/Exact-Control1855 Mar 04 '22

What makes you think a man has to be single to oppose modern feminists or be critical of the changes due to feminism?

The emphasis on a female character being strong and independent isn’t making them better. Strong and independent characters don’t need them called out or advertised as such

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u/Wooden-Vegetable-696 Mar 04 '22

Welcome to the internet homie

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u/myops_rock Mar 04 '22

You made a whiney dogwhistle post about whiney dogwhistle posts? Bold move Cotton!

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u/DeepSpaceGalileo Mar 04 '22

Can you turn your dogwhistle down bro

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u/Corvid187 Mar 04 '22

What's the dogwhistle here?

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u/GeoffreyTaucer Mar 04 '22

I don't think this guy knows what a dogwhistle is

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u/TapoutKing666 Mar 04 '22

Because the silent majority is actually the loud minority

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u/[deleted] Mar 04 '22

So they're complaining about whether or not they're considered gay if they have the same jerk off buddy as long as they don't touch eachother?

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u/BCoydog Mar 04 '22

How is the question considered a "Too Afraid Too Ask"? There's nothing controversial or fragile about it.

Also, 3th?

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u/grantcoolguy Mar 04 '22

Because this sub is made for questions that people are “too afraid to ask”.

Such as questions that would get people criticized normally. By people such as you, who already made assumptions about these people.

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u/xZespring Mar 04 '22

3th

Why are you the way you are, OP?

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u/Greenjellyguy Mar 04 '22

Grrrr the r/tooafraidtoask questions should be more careful to not ask questions that annoy me grrer

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u/kingzilch Mar 04 '22

It's a common alt-right tactic to brigade various subs, and this one is perfect for the standard game of "just asking questions." They're pretending to just be curious about why this is bweh while that is fluh, but they're using those "innocent" questions to spread their ideas that that IS fluh. It's the same as when Tucker Carlson comes out of nowhere with "IS Joe Biden actually a skin suit being controlled by a tiny alien inside his head? A lot of people have been wondering, and it seems curious that he won't address it..."

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u/Corvid187 Mar 04 '22

Still effective though at preying on ppls ignorance about often poorly explained topics being reacted to with justifiable vitiriol rather than clear-cut explaination

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u/kingzilch Mar 04 '22

But I've said too much...

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u/Saphxmoon Mar 04 '22

Yep, frustrating and aggravating people who are trying to answer their questions and educate them but if we show the slightest bit of annoyance or irritability they'll say we're 'triggered' and start pushing the whole angry crazy social justice warrior narrative.

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u/fuzzy_whale Mar 04 '22

Remember when reddit thought it was an alt right Nazi trying to assassinate the Louisville mayor, only for it to be BLM?

Pepperidge farm remembers that thread getting locked.

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u/kingzilch Mar 04 '22

The fuck are you on about? Are you having a series of small strokes?

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u/fuzzy_whale Mar 04 '22

Source 3 instances of major alt right brigading.

And no, 1 controversial comment in r/politics doesn't count.

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u/kingzilch Mar 04 '22

...I'm not sure the conversation you're responding to is the one happening in this thread.

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u/[deleted] Mar 04 '22

Whitey

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u/fuzzy_whale Mar 04 '22

I'm Guatemalan retard.

Try again

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u/[deleted] Mar 04 '22

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u/[deleted] Mar 04 '22

What presidents do you claim are more qualified than him and why?

And I hope you aren't a Trump supporter, the only president in history with literally zero political experience and zero qualifications and doesn't even read or speak at a fifth-grade level.

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u/[deleted] Mar 04 '22

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u/[deleted] Mar 04 '22 edited Mar 04 '22

First off, you didn't answer my question of which presidents were more qualified than him and why. So right off the bat you can be dismissed.

Then you said this laughable shit:

[Trump's] top tier accomplishment was shattering the Republican establishment and putting deep cracks in dem establishment and MSM

Trump is a babbling moron who called any facts he didn't like "fake news," and America's dumbest (like you) cheered his idiocy.

No new wars was good

Trump's corruption neutered Ukraine so that Russia felt confident invading it. If you weren't a standard right-wing moron you'd realize how you just exposed yourself as such.

I liked the tax cuts

Trump's tax plan raises taxes on the middle class and lower every 2 years until 2027. Again, you're a misinformed idiot, like all right-wingers. I can't wait until you wastes of life go extinct as society progresses without you.

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u/FoxEuphonium Mar 04 '22

I mean, I’m far from a Biden stan, but 32 years experience as a senator and 8 years as VP combine to create more “qualification” than the vast majority of presidents throughout the country’s history have had.

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u/RickyBobby35th Mar 04 '22

And never did anything significant in his career except for contributing to marijuana criminalization and voting for segragation laws. Experience doesnt equal talent.

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u/Hobbit_Feet45 Mar 04 '22

Hey hey there, he also made it impossible to ever discharge your student loans, even in bankruptcy.

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u/RickyBobby35th Mar 04 '22

Why do u want ur student loans discharged? U signed the dotted line. U knew what u signed up for and want to take it back 😂😂 if u get ur student loans discharged then i want my car and mortgage discharged too

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u/SlingDNM Mar 04 '22

You already can get your car and mortgage discharged. It's called bankruptcy you moron (which doesn't discharge student loans)

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u/Hobbit_Feet45 Mar 04 '22

Yeah I’ve noticed it too.

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u/Lch207560 Mar 04 '22

Because a core element of right wing identity is victimilogy.

It is essential for them to identify themselves as victims so they can justify oppressing others in the name of defending themselves.

Police, KKK, GQP, christians, it makes no difference, they must have this justification for the violence they perpetrate on others

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u/Spicy_Sugary Mar 04 '22

It is essential for them to identify themselves as victims so they can justify oppressing others in the name of defending themselves.

I've never seen the link before but this makes perfect sense. Mind blown.

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u/Heathyn11 Mar 04 '22

Why are 2/3 left wing complaints lol

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u/YesterShill Mar 04 '22

This sub has become a push poll manufacturing plant.

As long as the mods allow it, it will continue.

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u/DontKnowWhyImHereee Mar 04 '22

I think certain influencers, games, & social media platforms have subtly led young men down the path to right wing extremism. Reddit is one of those platforms

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u/fuzzy_whale Mar 04 '22

Remember when Bernie flooded reddit with "once again financial" memes?

Pepperidge farms remembers

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u/ResponsibleAd2541 Mar 04 '22

Maybe consider there are some things that are within the realm of debate that you consider to be an integral part of your reality. For instance, whether we actually need a minimum wage. 🤷‍♂️

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u/scallopcrudo17 Mar 04 '22

Lol. Your rant did make me laugh. I honestly haven’t noticed it. Maybe you keep clicking on those types of stories and it becomes what shows up in your home section. In other words, stop clicking on titles about things you dislike, and you won’t see them so much.

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u/Another_Zoidberg Mar 04 '22

But you miss all the liberal ones ? Reddit is full of politics from people that want to talk but the other side has their head so far up their asses

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u/RaspberryPanzerfaust Mar 04 '22

You literally said tucker Carlson isn't racist. Also this is what aboutism.

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u/I_am_Mog Mar 04 '22

I’ve noticed this sub leans to the right ever since I got here and saw all the unbridled hatred for the poor.

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u/QueenRhaenys Mar 04 '22

Interesting, since the both the right and left are now completely out of touch with the poor. I’d argue the left even more

See: Nancy Pelosi in general, Joy Behar complaining the Ukrainian invasion might hinder her Italian vacation, left wing politicians posing for pictures unmasked while expecting children or event attendees to be masked…I could go on

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u/MrLeoGP Mar 04 '22

Every subreddit slowly but surely turns into a right wing one

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u/Tkcolumbia Mar 04 '22

And trans bashing. OP forgot to include all the trans bashing prompts posted here as "questions".

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u/iamrupertlol Mar 04 '22

Just going to point out that a lot of the angry rants against women are from men who consider themselves liberal. Those guys have become just as toxic as their right wing counterparts when it comes to women. To them, feminism means that we all pretend like women are just as strong and physically powerful and violent as men are, therefore it’s cool to hit women now.

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u/fuzzy_whale Mar 04 '22

It's cool to defend yourself no matter what genitals they have or what genitals you have.

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u/Dharma481516234288 Mar 04 '22

the fuck are you talking about? most stuff here ist just sexual dumb shit

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u/A7omicDog Mar 04 '22

I’m convinced the phrase “dog-whistle” is actually a dog-whistle for the Left because it usually just means something is being said that they don’t like. 😂

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u/fuzzy_whale Mar 04 '22

The left is the only group that uses the term dog whistle.

I've never heard it used by libertarians, moderates, or republicans

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u/A7omicDog Mar 04 '22

Well it’s SUPPOSED to mean that the words have a special meaning from the speaker to the spoken-to, but in my experience it means that the listener is imagining boogeymen around every corner and every speaker is a closet Nazi. LOL

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u/Useful-Floor Mar 04 '22

Those aren’t right wing opinions, those are dickhead opinions

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u/Electronic_Range_982 Mar 04 '22

Because they like to complain. They complained when they WON the election they complained when they LOST the election. They complained about accountability and complained when they were to be held accountable for their actions. The just like to bitch because they are

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u/MacGuilo Mar 04 '22

I think they are unhappy in their situation. They are looking for another echochamber to re-strengthen their indoctrination.

I would be surprised if my sentence makes any sense at all.

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u/[deleted] Mar 04 '22

honestly everything has been about politics and opinions and human rights and blah blah blah. while personally i am all for equal rights, i don’t wanna hear either right wing or left wing posts on here it’s genuinely annoying. both sides are at each other’s throats it’s so annoying

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u/Saphxmoon Mar 04 '22

While I'm glad that people want to educate themselves, it does kinda give all these stubborn bigots a place to go on misogynistic rants. People who want to purposefully start arguments too, rather than having a civil discussion.

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u/[deleted] Mar 04 '22

Probably because conservatives learned they can post here without the mods being dicks like in almost every other popular group. I’m not conservative but I get why that would be frustrating as hell. Idk why op is complaining. Almost every subreddit that allows politics is run by leftist extremists who ban people for even the slightest disagreement.

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u/I_Want_To-Believe Mar 04 '22

Why is every 4th post left wing complaints?

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u/mayonnaiser_13 Mar 04 '22

I mean, it was in the name?

Too Afraid To Ask means people should be able to ask without getting judged. And that means racist, sexist and all -ist questions that would generally get judged.

If you're so angry that people are asking questions, maybe you should learn more and start answering their questions so that the questions are answered, instead of telling them to shut up, essentially continuing the cycle of ignorance.

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u/JHenn92 Mar 04 '22

Because people are crucified by their left wing “friends” when they ask questions in closer circles.

Not everything you disapprove of is “right wing”. Get over yourself seriously.

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u/3-PuttGC Mar 04 '22

Maybe because the other 2/3 of the posts are left wing complaints!!

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u/Injury-Secret Mar 04 '22

I don't notice this happening here

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u/decs00046 Mar 04 '22

I think literally just because of the nature of what the sub is.

These are the questions that it can feel like you're not allowed to ask because they don't align with the current political consensus in society. And right now at least, it feels like asking questions of that nature is assumed to be the same as complete disagreement with whatever the question addresses.

Some might be right wing complaints, but I also think a lot will be people who sit on the left, who are critical of some current left wing beliefs/movements, or at least take a more nuanced stance and don't assume X good, means y bad, are probably more inclined to be 'too afraid to ask' because it pulls their political alignment into question. For example, I'm left wing, and don't think I hold many conservative views, but I think some of the ways the left have been behaving in the last 7/8 years is absolutely bonkers. But I rarely discuss this with friends because if I do I'm called right wing purely for questioning the left. I imagine I'm not the only one, I haven't asked any questions in here, but I'd suggest that's probably an explanation for at least some of what you're talking about.

Maybe social media has made it so we feel we need to be seen to think the right thing, but it feels like people can't just say 'that is your opinion and you're entitled to it' and move on anymore.

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u/Pfdruz Mar 04 '22

What's a 3th post jackass?

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u/Apprehensive-Sky-760 Mar 04 '22

Media has been fucked up by leftist pandering. Comedy of course has taken a large brunt of that, but literally every movie has forced leftist propaganda pushed into it.

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u/joecag Mar 04 '22

You don't what it's like to be male middle class and white

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u/thebbc79 Mar 04 '22

“Dog whistles in left wing”

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u/greendemon42 Mar 04 '22

There's a lot of right-wing people in our country.

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u/Why_Is_It_Me120 Mar 04 '22

Just you. Most real questions get downvoted because people think they’re messing around

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u/Smarawi Mar 04 '22

I wish it wasn’t anything to do with Politics!!

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u/abeeyore Mar 04 '22

Because people are too lazy to engage in an honest and respectful discussion that challenges their presupposed conclusions. This translates into “fear” because - understandably - people get testy when you ask them ignorant, Insensitive questions in a thoughtless and insensitive way, and they feel “victimized” that people didn’t treat them gently, and with greater “respect” - the 300 millionth time they have heard the same “question” - a significant number of which were in bad faith, even if the poster was “sincere”.

It doesn’t register to them that I can recite their arguments to them word for word, and often tell what sites and pundits they like based on nothing but the phrasing.

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u/marsumane Mar 04 '22

Name a few examples and we can better assist you

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u/Basic_Juice_Union Mar 04 '22

They're too afraid to ask

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u/kellyyz667 Mar 04 '22

Because if they yell loud enough they’ll feel like they’re the majority.

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u/[deleted] Mar 04 '22

3th...

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u/AccounrOfMonteCristo Mar 04 '22

Yet if female posters don't toe the political line, they're called "TERFs" and banned. But men can be blatantly bigoted abd get a slap on the wrist.

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u/KacSzu Mar 04 '22

Dude, u sure we're reading same sub??

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u/JustIncredible240 Mar 04 '22

If you went by online comments, you’d think 80% of the population is extreme right wing, but the fact is, they’re just way more vocal than the average person. The comment section on local news articles posted on Facebook seems to be where these people enjoy conjugating.

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u/Mischief_Makers Mar 04 '22

incel subs get closed down so they all try to coat their views with a thin veneer of legitimacy and post elsewhere, slowly rotting those places down into the echo chambers they're now missing. Same happened with r/unpopularopinion

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u/Intergalacticio Mar 04 '22

Yeah I know right? You you should never ask questions your too afraid to ask in the r/TooAfraidToAsk subreddit. /s

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u/psychedelic_sandwich Mar 04 '22

Right wingers are little bitches. That's why.

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u/guitar_yoda Mar 04 '22

Because the leftist are ruining the world with their bullshit

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u/Footbrake_Breaker Mar 04 '22

Because most of reddit is liberal. This isn't a complaint, it's just stating the obvious.

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u/ImpressiveCollar5811 Mar 04 '22

And the other 2/3”ths” is the left complaining about the right. Your point?

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u/Sunspear52 Mar 04 '22

Russian propaganda dude

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u/Archery_hunter Mar 04 '22

Hey, come back to us Tyson when you learn the English language. When you can speak properly then you can have a say so with grown folks.

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u/reddogsleepsleep Mar 04 '22

But you sound like a child.

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u/reddogsleepsleep Mar 04 '22

But you sound like a child.

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u/reddogsleepsleep Mar 04 '22

But you sound like a child.

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u/skatinislife446 Mar 04 '22

I have yet to see one. They’re usually downvoted at the bottom of threads.

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u/Keyedwin Mar 04 '22

Because you touch yourself at night

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u/Nos-BAB Mar 04 '22

This phrase will never not be funny lol

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u/chernobyl_nightclub Mar 04 '22

Typical liberal being intolerant of opposing views. How dare conservative-minded people express themselves. Oh the horror🙀

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u/Ok-Philosophy9484 Mar 04 '22

Why is every post except every 3rd one left wing complaints

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u/oatsandolives Mar 04 '22

Because reddit is generally a right-leaning platform.

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u/dermebfeb Mar 04 '22

Really? I find every 3rd post is a complaint about something conservative. Kinda fed up with both sides at the moment. Bad as each other.