Hello, lovely people! As some may recall, way back in the, uhm, ancient times of the last few weeks, we put out a call for new moderators. Much to everyone’s surprise — mostly our own — we didn’t actually forget … Continue reading Mod Squad: The Grand Embiggening!
As all of you have undoubtedly noticed, things are a bit hectic right now. The community has been creating valuable content for these times which makes sense to get longer exposure than just float down the front page in the … Continue reading Avocado Current Posts Index (2020-JUN-29)
Hey folks. We’re happy to announce a few things we’ve been working on, along with some general updates. Mod Feedback Survey As announced in the last SotA, we’ve set up a form where you can send in anonymous feedback to … Continue reading State of the Channel: March 2020
Hello Avocados! So, after the events of the last couple of weeks, the Avocado Mod Team took an entire week to discuss some major and minor changes to how we moderate. We want every Avocado to feel this is a … Continue reading HUGE State of the Avocado: 1/27/2020
Hey y’all! While we will have more information next week regarding official mod policies on downvoting, targeted harassment, all that super fun and not at all soul-crushing stuff, we know many of you had questions about AWP’s helpful post about … Continue reading A Note on User Concerns
In our ongoing efforts towards world domination, we have decided to expand the mod team with some lovely new people! Please welcome our new leader beans: Kaywise GrandpaSeth dw Bhlàr Snail (CraigIsTranquilo) We thank kindly to everyone else who volunteered … Continue reading Announcement: Leader Bean Changes
Hello fellow Avocados! Welcome to the 4th annual Pits commenting and media awards! As always, if you found the comment or item that was nominated, feel free to direct link to it so that so there can be a flood … Continue reading The 4th Annual Pits Awards!
Because someone had to do it! Here’s a collection of threads about the winter solstice holidays (oh, all right, mostly Christmas) posted on the Avocado. I’m not including Day/Night Threads unless they’re specifically requested, at least for now. If anyone … Continue reading Holiday Threads On The Avocado
Welcome to the 4th Annual Pits Category Nominations featuring Categories and Nominations. Brought to you by a desire for ever more Upvotes. If you need to review any of the past categories, threads, or winners, you can check them out … Continue reading The 4th Annual Pits Commenting Awards Category Nominates!
Greetings boils and ghouls and welcome to the third annual edition of The Pits! As a support to Kappa’s main portion of The Pits, for the last two years we have had our own set of media categories. The Pits … Continue reading The Pits: Best in Media 2019 Home Page
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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