Ask HN: Do you think Hacker News should begin with “subreddits”?

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    I don't think it would be good.

    I think if there's reason for a niche, starting a clone is a better idea. In fact, that's already been done, like with

    I think that all forums degrade when there's more users. When people with a passing interest in a topic start bleeding in and leaving uninformed comments, that's kind of the beginning of the end for quality.

    Also, we're always talking about the "small web," and this is a great example of how to keep it smaller.

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