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submitted 1 year ago* (last edited 1 year ago) by [email protected] to c/[email protected]
update: we have a pretty good idea of what we'll add to start, probably tomorrow. i'm unpinning this post and beginning to reply to posts in here with specifics. thank you for your suggestions to this point

no promises on any specific additions from me or the other mods, but now is a good time to gauge this.[^1] for reference, our current 18 non-support communities are:[^2]

  • Chat
  • Creative
  • Do It Yourself
  • Entertainment
  • Environment
  • Feminism
  • Finance
  • Free and Open Source Software
  • Gaming
  • Humanities
  • LGBTQ+
  • Music
  • News
  • Politics
  • Science
  • Space
  • Sports
  • Technology

try to be a little broad in your suggestions--this is still a site of just 1,000 people, so it simply can't be as granular as reddit--but it's fine if your suggestion is a specific subset of an already existing community or overlaps with one. Space and FOSS are some obvious examples of already existing overlap, and those communities work fine.

[^1]: and even if we don't add a suggestion in the immediate term, knowing that there's interest makes it easier to do so later [^2]: these communities can always be found at this link (or under the "communities" button), if you weren't aware

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[-] [email protected] 4 points 11 months ago* (last edited 11 months ago)

I did not see a community about disability, chronic illness, long-covid, accessibility, health issues, public health, and the fight against ableism. Is there one or did I just miss it? If there is none I think it would be good to have a community that allows talking about those issues specifically.

[-] [email protected] 3 points 11 months ago* (last edited 11 months ago)

Self improvement based communities. Not something like /r/getmotivated where it's inspirational quotes and news that's actually depressing, but things like fitness communities (/r/EOOD for an example of a chill community, /r/xxfitness for a larger community) would be nice.

[-] [email protected] 2 points 11 months ago

I forgot to add that I'd love to see something for libraries/librarians, etc.

[-] [email protected] 2 points 11 months ago

What about Explain Like I'm Five? That was a pretty cool sub, so it should be a pretty cool community on Lemmy and beehaw.org.

[-] [email protected] 2 points 11 months ago

Gamedev. I think that'd see some use on beehaw.

[-] [email protected] 1 points 11 months ago

Would really like to see (broadly phrased) "disability, caregiver & elder support." I'm a brand new Reddit refugee, still wrapping my head around Beehaw, Lemmy, federation.

On Reddit, I have been active on a cluster of subs which have been of great significance in my coping ability. My partner of 26 years has been dx'd with Alzheimers. It's been a wild ride.

I don't think anyone over there is even aware of the go-dark campaign, or the impending July 1 Apocalypse. We're all more focused on the IRL issues, and not the platform where we discuss these issues. At least, I don't see any mention on the subs themselves.

If and when things get rough on Reddit, there will be a number of folks wondering wtf, and feeling very frustrated if this lifeline disappears for reasons they cannot fathom. Perhaps we could invite mods to port over or start afresh on Behaw, and to invite subscribers (some of whom are not tecchy in the least) to follow. I can supply a list of reddits I'd like to see join.

Thank you for considering.

[-] [email protected] 2 points 11 months ago

oh, i can finally get back to you on this one: [email protected]

[-] [email protected] 2 points 11 months ago

Thank you muchly!!

[-] [email protected] 1 points 11 months ago

Today I learned AskScience Card Games (magic, yugioh, pokemon) HobbyDrama Cannabis subreddit Piracy Anarchism Vexillology Movies and Moviescirclejerk Sci-fi Everyday carry Cooking

A place to look at online garbage fires and laugh

[-] [email protected] 1 points 1 year ago

Parenting! Have a baby and a pre-schooler and find it good to vent/understand strategies to deal with the critter's and my relationship to their other parent

[-] [email protected] 1 points 11 months ago

Id love more niche game subjects i cant find any community anywhere about visual novels for example (or personally just now related to a game called katawa shoujo)

[-] [email protected] 0 points 1 year ago
[-] [email protected] 0 points 1 year ago

Would love something like /HorrorLit!

[-] [email protected] 1 points 11 months ago
[-] [email protected] 0 points 1 year ago

OK, going by the subreddits i frequent the most and that i don't see (or missed like a blind bat) checking on browse.feddit.de :

  • Everything wargaming-adyacent: From /r/wargaming, to subreddits about specific games like Infinity, 40K, Malifaux and others, to the crafting ones like minipainting and terrainbuilding, to even memes about all this
  • Naturism: On Reddit there's two main ones, one dedicated to it on USA and another international, various minor ones, and again one dedicated to memes about it
  • Is there an equivalent to /r/sysadmin?
  • Subs for various minor geeky interests: Anime, cyberpunk, subs for specific shows, games, comics or movies, zombies, etc.
  • Communities for major geographic regions/countries/cities maybe?
  • Are you interested in opening the Pandora's Box that is NSFW? I suspect Reddit intends to purge them from the site sooner or later despite bringing in A LOT of traffic, so maybe they'd set up shop on Fedi too?
[-] [email protected] 2 points 11 months ago

I found this thread while looking for a cyberpunk community on lemmy, so I guess I'd like to second that suggestion? (not sure if that counts for much from outside the instance).

[-] [email protected] 0 points 1 year ago

porn. specifically hentai please. mayhaps with a smidgen of monstergirl flavouring? (:

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