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What a stupid post. Man, are you dumb.

Just kidding. Yeah, I see what you are saying, but I guess my view is that the nature of a community is that you can't fully control it. I see some people here coming up with different ideas about how to protect HN and make it a more friendly place, but the reality is that there is no full proof way to maintain the culture of an open community. The interesting thing is that while it is very easy for a community with a positive culture to start to slowly degrade to negative over time, it is extremely difficult to bring a negative culture back to positive. Does that mean HN is doomed? Not necessarily, but I guess I don't expect things to all of a sudden change for the better overnight.

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