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Reddit.com/r/incels, was a short lived subreddit that was first active in mid-2016 after the quarantining of r/Truecels by Reddit. r/Trucels was created around January 2016. A user of Truecels and Loveshy dot com named Caamib was the first active mod and poster of r/incels, and r/incels was seen partially as a quarantine evasion of r/truecels. Bargh9, the creator of r/Truecels and BornToBeIncel it's moderator were banned from Reddit during the quarantine of r/Truecels. Women were allowed on the first subs and even made mods, until the mod Azavii came along.

AutisticSubhuman and mooselimbsaretrash became moderators on r/incels after AntiModernistIncel (Caamib) "left" the r/incels mod team to avoid detection of quarantine evasion, but all three are thought to be the same accounts.

R/incels was technically created on 2nd of August, 2013 by BrokeCFO, but was dormant until the r/Truecels quarantine.

Other subredditsEdit

r/Truecels may have been the first active incel subreddit, but others that existed included the most likely inactive /r/ForeverFucked /r/normielogic/ and /r/ForeverUnwantedMen/.

r/Againsthatesubreddits were active in getting r/Truecels quarantined in 2016, so in a round-a-bout way, they are sort of responsible for what is now incels.co[1] Againsthatesubreddits complained that r/Truecels regarded Elliot Rodger as brave and a victim. Some Truecels posters indeed saw Rodger as brave and/or a victim, however they did not comment much on Elliot as a person or genuinely worship him. r/Truecels disallowed trying to incite illegal activity such as rape or murder.

BrokeCFOEdit

BrokeCFO created many many subs just for the purpose of starting them, and did not actually engage in r/incels.

First posterEdit

Caamib was the only poster on the sub for at least a year and used the name yeathatincelblogger[2], before becoming a mod as AntiModernistIncel. According to Ryo_Hazuki, Caamib more or less started r/incels even if BrokeCFO technically 'started' it.[3]

At some point Caamib was banned from r/incels, after which the rules got more strict for a time.

GrowthEdit

In short, SJWs were mad that r/Truecels, an extremely small forum, allowed calls for the legalization of rape (even though trying to incite illegal rape was banned). So they got it quarantined. r/incels then ramped up in response, and then that was banned and incels.co was created, which now has magnitudes more members than r/Truecels ever had.

ModeratorsEdit

ReferencesEdit

Defunct Incel Forums Navbox

Absolute Beginners forums

Parsimonyforum 3708ohne-erfahrung.deLonesome.atbeziehungsunerfahren.de

Forums of Ugly

unbruttoforum.easyfreeforum.com

Love-shy

/groups/loveshy-drgilmartin/groups/loveshy-womenloveshy.de

Anglosphere

IncelSupport (Reformed Incel, Talmer Shockley, Rebecca) • r/Truecels (Bargh9, Caamib) • Reddit#Incel-themed_subreddits_and_banningsr/Incels (Azavii, Caamib) • Incel.life (DailyDialectic) • Truecels.org Braincels (AnathematicAnarchist) • Alana's Involuntary Celibacy Project (Alana, Reformed Incel)