Good news for fans of some of Reddit’s edgier communities: you might not get banned, you might just get “quarantined.” So what is quarantining, you ask? Helpfully, Reddit has provided an easy explanation:
So basically you will be shunned from the rest of Reddit while you are visiting those grim sites.
Of course some of the users of these sites are royally pissed off:
Others get that they’re “dancing with the devil” when they go to sites like r/gore or r/picsofdeadkids and are thus okay with the quarantine as opposed to an outright ban:
So what are the sites that are being quarantined? Well, here’s a partial list:
As you can see, some of the more classically offensive sites are now gone — but r/SpaceDicks remains, so cherish these small victories.