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Until recently, Reddit’s r/Survival subreddit has maintained a longstanding dictate: “Keep all posts on the topic of Wilderness Survival,” the large forum’s Rule #2 reads.
“r/survival defines Wilderness Survival as the philosophies, knowledge, techniques, and actions applied in a Wilderness environment, in a short-term survival scenario, which serve to increase the likelihood of survival of the individual or group. This means no posts about urban survival, EDC, bug out, prepping, get home bags, teotwawki [the end of the world as we know it], zombies, collapse, etc.”
But earlier this week, moderators announced a change. “We are temporarily easing rule 2,” a moderator’s recent post reads.