Downvotes aren't just for trolls. They also help normal users steer memes away from the front page that shouldn't be there.

Downvotes aren't just for trolls. They also help normal users steer memes away from the front page that shouldn't be there. | PEOPLE WHO USE THE DOWNVOTE BUTTON RESPONSIBLY YOU DA REAL MVPs THE DOWNVOTE BUTTON | image tagged in memes,you the real mvp,imgflip,downvote,hot memes,downvoteable memes | made w/ Imgflip meme maker
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I DOWNVOTE MEMES THAT BASH ME | made w/ Imgflip meme maker
I do. And to be fair I don't bash other people's beliefs. I think Imgflip should get rid of Jesus memes. Just my opinion.
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SEEMS REASONABLE TO ME | made w/ Imgflip meme maker
On the other hand, I usually find that when I set out to vote on memes based on a principle, sooner or later I see a meme that makes me want to make an exception.
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Wise Man Is Impressed | SO OTHER BELIEFS ARE FINE AS LONG AS THEY'RE NOT ABOUT    JESUS? | image tagged in wise man is impressed | made w/ Imgflip meme maker
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No, that's not what I meant. What I meant was if other religions were equally represented on this site with templates then you can be sure imgflip would hear about it if they were being used negatively. That being said, many of the templates that I see that bash Jesus are user uploaded. I don't go out if my way "policing" the latest for those memes. I'm just saying if I'm logged on and happen accross one that is in poor taste I will downvote it.
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The "Bash me" threw me off. I took it backwards, my mistake.

While bashing Christianity tends to be unfairly acceptable, there are plenty here to rail in defense - a vocal majority, in fact.

Other religions, not so defended. Witness the enclosed copy of a posted meme comment. Not to defend the heinous Taliban, but you can see how they are described in racist terms. This comment is some 2 weeks old, I think. Still here. No complaints.

While it fudges the line (who wants to defend them?), it is not unique. Ironically, there are Islamic apologists here who jump on Christianity's history in unflattering ways as a means to uphold the reputation of Islam. But insult THE people instead of their activities, no shoulders shrugged.

And yes, those Jesus templates being user uploaded and the First Amendment (an obscure little one before the sainted Second) being a thing, censorship of such is not going to happen.
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Good points. I strongly support preserving the First Amendment. And there's peace of mind knowing there's always page 9 and beyond. Unless it's one of my memes. :)
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But most religeons lead back to believing in Jesus
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What is wrong with Jesus?
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0 ups, 1 reply
Nothing. I just don't like seeing memes that are really negative about Him.
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I dont like seeing anything negative about him, but it is something that is out there...but I ignor it and keep believing in him.
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Yes, keep believing. :) And like I said earlier, I don't go out of my way to look for them in the latest. I actually haven't seen any for a while.
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4 ups, 1 reply
although I gave this an upvote.... hmmmm
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I think downvoting is okay in that scenario if the person wants to. How people vote on memes is up to them. But not flagging (unless it's actually something the mods need to deal with).
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3 ups, 2 replies
Correct sir
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Although in some cases, if you put a really good rebuttal comment on a meme you disagree with, you might decide it's in your interest to upvote the meme, so more people see it, and see your rebuttal.

Not that people are going to listen to what I think about it. They're just going to do what they want to do anyway. :-)
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Anyway, since text coments on their own can be boring, here's a meme comment to make things look a bit more interesting.
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2 ups, 1 reply
I agree Socrates. Downvoting was funny to get reactions for awhile, but you grow up and just use it when necessary.
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imgflip.com/i/26mtuu?nerp=1521410457#com2196943
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That's the catch. People have different ideas about what the right way to use downvotes is.
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3 ups, 2 replies
Downvoting to get on front page is wrong. I doubt it would work. Downvotung memes you dont want to see again is right. ie: non fun memes
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3 ups, 1 reply
Like if you downvoted all memes above yours, to give yours a better shot? Wow.
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Thats not what i do. That would be dumb. And a waste of time. I doubt it could work.
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im a bit confuse do you downvote memes because you dont like it (cuz its unfunny)
which means that you downvote meme on the latest page ?? (cuz most of them are bad) and upvote memes that are on the front page or close ??
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imgflip.com/i/26ms7k Was this your inspiration for this meme, philosopher king?
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