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Mandela Effect Overview
The phenomenon where it is discovered that a global, well known fact has apparently changed for A LARGE GROUP OF PEOPLE.
The effect & name refers to people remembering Nelson Mandela dying in prison in the 1980s, when he actually survived long after his release.
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|1. No trolling, aggressive behavior, name calling, bickering
|2. No personal experiences, and stories about changes affecting only you personally. A Mandela Effect, by definition, must affect a large group of people. If it can potentially apply to a lot of people, it goes in the DAE Mega-Thread, otherwise these belong in /r/Glitch_in_the_Matrix.
|3. No low effort posts, or vague/"guess what?" post titles. Thoroughly sum up what your post is about in the title. Vague titles = low upvotes, and very few comments. Also, posts must include specific details indicating why it relates to a known Mandela Effect/the Mandela Effect in general.
|4. Discussion of possible explanations for a Mandela Effect (including false memory) MUST be civil. Being hostile to a person offering a reasonable explanation will be treated the same way as harassing someone who is a M.E. believer
|5. Follow general Reddiquite
|6. No "does anyone else?" posts and /r/tipofmytongue posts. Again, if the Mandela Effect you've posted could possibly apply to a large group of people, , it goes in the DAE Mega-Thread.
|7. No fictional stories, satire and jokes. These belong in /r/MandelaJerk(rarely moderated).
|8. No posts including links with no explanation, blogspam, or conspiracy sites or videos
|9. No posts complaining about downvotes, which is against Reddiquette. These will be removed without warning.
|10. If there is an appropriate tag for your post, you must use it.
TROLLING & HARASSMENT
Spamming, trolling, and repeated harassment is unacceptable (rule #1!) and not tolerated here. It is a bannable offense, with no warning.
ALL REPORTS WILL BE LOOKED AT AS SOON AS POSSIBLE BY A MODERATOR, YOUR REPORTS WILL NOT BE IGNORED.
When to report:
REPORT actual trolls and harassment and WHY in the drop down
DO NOT REPORT people for just disagreeing with you
REPORT posts that are spam, or belong in the Mega-Thread
MESSAGE THE MODS if someone is aggressively harassing you and we will take a look