There’s been a lot of discussion and argument lately about how issues of age and religious beliefs fit into the Red Handle rule. The mod team recognizes that this is a complex issue with heightened emotions all around, and justifiably … Continue reading Red Handle Rule Update
Hello Avocados! It’s been a bit since we’ve had a thread discussing the issue of sexism on the Avocado, and we felt it was time to tackle this again as a community. For reference, here is the previous sexism thread: … Continue reading Sexism on the Avocado: 2019 Edition
Greetings, Avocados! It’s been a busy few months since the last State of the Avocado. For some, like the many wonderful people we’ve seen come in from Pajiba’s comment section, this is your first time seeing a SotA; please don’t … Continue reading State of the Avocado: 9/20/2019
Summary: As you can see below, the results mostly seem to say “don’t fix what isn’t broken.” However, there were some common complaints/concerns. Those were: The in-jokes and fast moving nature of the OT can make it feel exclusionary or … Continue reading Open Thread Self-Evaluation Results
The mod team decided to add a few more mods! Why? Because we can! And also so that we can fulfill our goal of making everyone on the site a mod. But seriously, these awesome people are going to be … Continue reading Announcement: Please Welcome Our New Leader Beans!
Come one, come all, come and fill out a survey about Open Threads! Avocado Open Thread Survey Like our Politics Thread survey this is our opportunity to reach out and gather information from our users to make some of the … Continue reading The Open Thread Survey
Greetings guacs, it’s time once again for the State of the Avocado! Where we gather together to warm our hearts around the updates to the rules and guidelines that keep the site running smoothly and discuss ideas and changes we … Continue reading State of the Avocado – May 2019
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There is a lot of work that has gone into making and maintaining this site in the past year+. We here at The Avocado are regularly flooded with helpful suggestions on how we could use our site to make money … Continue reading The Avocado Sells Out 2019
I have a special plug this month: The Menu! Located at the top of the page, or the right top corner on mobile, it’s right there for you if you are looking for something. In “Repeats” you’ll find lots of the regular … Continue reading The Pluggers April 2019 would like to re-introduce you to the menu
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Hello, Avocados! We’ve got some announcements to make about changes to the channel. This will be a little long, so bear with us! First, we’re happy to announce two new members of our moderating team! Both Dropwing Duck and Afro … Continue reading ANNOUNCEMENT – New Mods and Politics Thread Changes
There’s more to The Avocado that the daily PT and OTs! Plug your favorites here! Continue reading The Pluggers March 2019
Now that the PT Survey Results have been published, and folks have had time to read and think about them, we’d like to discuss as a community what changes we might be able to make to make the Politics Thread even better … Continue reading Politics Thread Survey – Action Time!
TO READ FULL SURVEY RESULTS, PLEASE CLICK THIS LINK. As some of you may recall, a while back we conducted a survey for the Avocado community at large concerning the perception of the Politics Thread, its value to the community, … Continue reading Politics Thread Survey Results
It’s been a while since we had one of these, so here is your State of the Channel for 2019, guaranteed to contain less incoherence than the recent American State of the Union. Here are some updates, reminders, and refreshers on … Continue reading State of the Avocado – Feb 2019
It’s time for the Introduce yourself thread. There are a few new members of the community here and WELCOME! There are also some people who have been around a bit but I, Miss Rim, can’t sort out the changing usernames. … Continue reading Introduce Yourself!
Hey everyone and welcome to the third annual Pits awards featuring your chosen winners of various awards from TV, movies, music, games and commenting! Like last year, if you nominated a person that one but couldn’t find their exact post … Continue reading The Third Annual Pits: Star Studded Spectacular!
Welcome to the 3rd Annual Pits Award Nominations! Holy shit, it’s been three years! This is the one where you actually vote for people and things! When someone nominates something you agree with, please upvote it. If you need to … Continue reading Third Annual Pits: The Nominations
Welcome to the 3rd Annual Pits Category Nominations featuring Categories and Nominations. Sponsored by Upvotes. If you need to review any of the past categories, threads, or winners, you can check them out here. Here’s the returning categories to start … Continue reading The Pits 2018: Category Nominations
Image by Wen Shi Greetings everyone! With Giftmas coming to a close and the end of the year fast approaching, we are bringing back our annual awards celebration, The Pits. The Kappa will soon be announcing the main part of … Continue reading The Pits: Best in Media Achievement for 2018 Announcement & Home Page