r/etymology

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📆Date created: 02/06/2009

Discuss the origins of words and phrases, in English or any other language.

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r/etymologymaps »
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reddit.com/r/etymologymaps
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r/linguistics »
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reddit.com/r/linguistics
179236 subscribers
**lin⋅guis⋅tics**: the scientific study of human *language* * what form does it take? * how is meaning constructed? * how is it structured? * how is it produced?
r/MapPorn »
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reddit.com/r/MapPorn
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High quality images of maps.
r/todayilearned »
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reddit.com/r/todayilearned
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You learn something new every day; what did you learn today? Submit interesting and specific facts about something that you just found out here.
r/undefined »
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reddit.com/r/undefined
Things are defined eventually, the only exception being undefined things.
r/conlangs »
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reddit.com/r/conlangs
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This subreddit is focused on the discussion of conlangs, tools and activities to aid you in the construction of your own conlang, and creating a community environment where we can all enjoy conlanging together.
r/AskReddit »
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reddit.com/r/AskReddit
25241370 subscribers
r/AskReddit is the place to ask and answer thought-provoking questions.
r/badlinguistics »
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reddit.com/r/badlinguistics
42688 subscribers
The repository for all the worst linguistics-related content of Reddit.
r/FireEmblemHeroes »
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149460 subscribers
A subreddit dedicated to Fire Emblem Heroes, Nintendo's 3rd mobile title released on February 2nd, 2017. The game is available worldwide on [iOS](https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/fire-emblem-heroes/id1181774280?mt=8) and [Android](https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.nintendo.zaba).
r/LearnJapanese »
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199998 subscribers
Welcome to r/LearnJapanese, *the* hub on Reddit for learners of the Japanese Language.
r/europe »
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Europe: 50 (+6) countries, 230 languages, 743M people… 1 subreddit.
r/asoiaf »
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reddit.com/r/asoiaf
702255 subscribers
News and discussions relating to George R. R. Martin's "A Song of Ice and Fire" novels, his Westeros-based short stories, "Game of Thrones" and all things ASOIAF - but with particular emphasis on the written series.
r/KingkillerChronicle »
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reddit.com/r/KingkillerChronicle
75204 subscribers
This subreddit is dedicated to everything related to The Kingkiller Chronicle, a fantasy trilogy by Patrick Rothfuss, telling the biography of "Kvothe", an adventurer, arcanist and musician.
r/ChineseLanguage »
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reddit.com/r/ChineseLanguage
61423 subscribers
This is a community for people studying or teaching Chinese - or just interested in the language. Please post interesting links, language learning advice, or questions about the Chinese language.
r/asklinguistics »
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reddit.com/r/asklinguistics
10529 subscribers
A place to ask questions related to the science of linguistics.
r/wikipedia »
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315332 subscribers
The most interesting pages on Wikipedia.
r/logophilia »
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reddit.com/r/logophilia
36818 subscribers
Logophilia is a prime subreddit for novel words and the lovers of words.
r/teslore »
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reddit.com/r/teslore
96005 subscribers
/r/teslore is a subreddit dedicated to the discussion and creation of the vast lore of The Elder Scrolls.
r/worldbuilding »
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reddit.com/r/worldbuilding
468561 subscribers
For geeks and nerds, artists, writers, philosophers, politicians and scientists alike: The creation of new worlds and new universes has been a key element of science fiction and fantasy. It can also exist outside the realm of scifi-literature and RPG-gaming as a means of exploring possibilities. Th...
r/Korean »
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reddit.com/r/Korean
56629 subscribers
안녕하세요! 환영합니다! We're here to study and learn the Korean language. All levels welcome.
r/TumblrInAction »
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A true force for good!
r/darksouls3 »
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275582 subscribers
A community dedicated to everything about Dark Souls 3.
r/languagelearning »
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reddit.com/r/languagelearning
225295 subscribers
This is a subreddit for anybody interested in the pursuit of languages. All are welcome, whether beginner or polyglot.
r/AskHistorians »
#24
reddit.com/r/AskHistorians
1042936 subscribers
The portal for public history
r/SubredditDrama »
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reddit.com/r/SubredditDrama
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The place where people can come and talk about reddit fights and other dramatic happenings from other subreddits.
r/Showerthoughts »
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reddit.com/r/Showerthoughts
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A subreddit for sharing those miniature epiphanies you have that highlight the oddities within the familiar.
r/bloodborne »
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reddit.com/r/bloodborne
170371 subscribers
Bloodborne is an Action RPG from renowned Japanese developer FromSoftware, makers of the critically acclaimed Dark Souls series. Face your fears as you search for answers in the ancient city of Yharnam, now cursed with a strange endemic illness spreading through the streets like wildfire. Danger, ...
r/russian »
#28
reddit.com/r/russian
63234 subscribers
This is a subreddit for people looking to learn Russian and all things related to the Russian language. Though Russian is encouraged, most discussions are in English.
r/coolguides »
#29
reddit.com/r/coolguides
1077895 subscribers
Picture based reference guides for anything and everything. If it seems like something someone might print, physically post, and reference then it is a good link for this sub. Remember: Infographics are learning tools, guides are reference tools. Sometimes it's grey.
r/bestof »
#30
reddit.com/r/bestof
5154736 subscribers
The very best comments on reddit.
r/Philippines »
#31
reddit.com/r/Philippines
257511 subscribers
A subreddit for the Philippines and all things Filipino!
r/harrypotter »
#32
reddit.com/r/harrypotter
708462 subscribers
Welcome to r/HarryPotter, the place where fans from around the world can meet and discuss everything in the Harry Potter universe! Be sorted, earn house points, take classes with our fine Hogwarts staff, debate which actor portrayed Dumbledore the best, and finally get some closure for your Post-Pot...
r/latin »
#33
reddit.com/r/latin
31850 subscribers
This is a community for discussions related to the Latin language.
r/magicTCG »
#34
reddit.com/r/magicTCG
364796 subscribers
A diverse community of players devoted to Magic: the Gathering, a trading card game(tcg) produced by Wizards of the Coast and originally designed by Richard Garfield, PHD. Join us discussing news, tournaments, gameplay, deckbuilding, strategy, lore, fan art, cosplay, and more. "Magic isn't re...
r/askscience »
#35
reddit.com/r/askscience
18281621 subscribers
Ask a science question, get a science answer.
r/AncientGreek »
#36
reddit.com/r/AncientGreek
7164 subscribers
This subreddit is dedicated to discussions about ancient Greek language and literature. However, we certainly welcome discussions of ancient Greek culture, history, and mythology, and posts may involve every dialect of ancient Greek. We invite discussion about topics as diverse as Homeric poetry, pa...
r/tumblr »
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reddit.com/r/tumblr
676103 subscribers
/r/tumblr is your destination for Tumblr related discussions, jokes, screenshots, and more.
r/French »
#38
reddit.com/r/French
85753 subscribers
Bienvenue sur /r/French, l'espace reddit pour apprendre et enseigner le français! Welcome to /r/French, the place to learn and teach French!
r/lotro »
#39
reddit.com/r/lotro
27272 subscribers
Dedicated to The Lord of the Rings Online, the MMORPG based on Professor J.R.R. Tolkien's beloved fantasy series.
r/fireemblem »
#40
reddit.com/r/fireemblem
197318 subscribers
A subreddit to discuss the Fire Emblem series of games, and associated media. Fire Emblem is a fantasy tactical role-playing video game franchise developed by Intelligent Systems and published by Nintendo. The Fire Emblem series is well known for its innovation and for being one of the first Easter...
r/RedditDayOf »
#41
reddit.com/r/RedditDayOf
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r/NoStupidQuestions »
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reddit.com/r/NoStupidQuestions
1325651 subscribers
Ask away!
r/iamverysmart »
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reddit.com/r/iamverysmart
1195870 subscribers
People trying too hard to look smart.
r/math »
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reddit.com/r/math
943180 subscribers
r/Jokes »
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reddit.com/r/Jokes
17412367 subscribers
The funniest sub on reddit. Hundreds of jokes posted each day, and some of them aren't even reposts!
r/pokemon »
#46
reddit.com/r/pokemon
1949837 subscribers
r/pokemon is an unofficial Pokémon fan community. This is the place for most things Pokémon on Reddit—TV shows, video games, toys, trading cards, you name it!
r/Esperanto »
#47
reddit.com/r/Esperanto
15010 subscribers
Welcome to the Esperanto subreddit! Esperanto is a widely spoken universal language. It's one of the easiest languages to learn! On /r/Esperanto, feel free to ask questions, post relevant links, and start discussions in or about Esperanto. If you want to ask a question about Esperanto please do s...
r/German »
#48
reddit.com/r/German
106280 subscribers
/r/German is a community focused on discussion related to the learning German language. It is also a place to discuss the language at large and for the kinds of submissions that elaborate on the reasons why we're interested in German, where they're not geographically specific like /r/DE, /r/Austria ...
r/Spanish »
#49
reddit.com/r/Spanish
80091 subscribers
Discuss, teach others and learn Spanish. Share information, stories and more on themes related to this wonderful language.
r/booksuggestions »
#50
reddit.com/r/booksuggestions
208949 subscribers
This is exactly what it sounds like. In need of a good read? Let us know what you want and we guarantee you'll find a great book, or your money back.
r/badphilosophy »
#51
reddit.com/r/badphilosophy
55844 subscribers
/r/badphilosophy is currently open. Don't make me close it again. Please use CLASSIC. And if you can't, type in "old." in front of the URL you have on your phone browser. old.reddit.com/r/badphilosophy
r/CenturyClub »
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If you can see this you are among the badest motherfuckers on reddit[.](http://www.gfycat.com/ThreadbareRealGelding) **If and ONLY IF** you have 100k link **OR** comment karma (**NOT COMBINED**), click [here](/message/compose?to=/r/CenturyClub&subject=Access Request&message=I am a dirty kar...
r/linguisticshumor »
#53
reddit.com/r/linguisticshumor
16480 subscribers
Linguistics Humor: a sub for humor relating to linguistics
r/namenerds »
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reddit.com/r/namenerds
80662 subscribers
A community for those interested in, looking for, or want to share names. As long as you stay on the topic of names and remain civil then your posts are welcome.
r/atheism »
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reddit.com/r/atheism
2503697 subscribers
Welcome to r/atheism, the web's largest atheist forum. All topics related to atheism, agnosticism and secular living are welcome here.
r/funny »
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27175437 subscribers
Welcome to r/Funny: reddit's largest humour depository
r/sanfrancisco »
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139006 subscribers
Cold summers, thick fog, and beautiful views. Welcome to the subreddit for the gorgeous City by the Bay! San Francisco, California, USA.
r/chemistry »
#58
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766591 subscribers
A community for chemists and those who love chemistry
r/medicine »
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263479 subscribers
A community for medical professionals. Please read the rules before posting; this forum is heavily moderated.
r/interestingasfuck »
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reddit.com/r/interestingasfuck
4490306 subscribers
For almost anything you find interestingasfuck
r/japanese »
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reddit.com/r/japanese
35820 subscribers
A subreddit for discovering the people, language, and culture.
r/armenia »
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reddit.com/r/armenia
9166 subscribers
Discussion board about Armenia and Armenian issues. Moderated to ensure civil discourse.
r/ThreadGames »
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reddit.com/r/ThreadGames
38549 subscribers
A subreddit where the OP defines the rules and commenters play
r/tolkienfans »
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107030 subscribers
Welcome to r/tolkienfans! This subreddit is a space for the Tolkien nerds of reddit to debate and discuss the whole Tolkien mythos. We emphasise serious discussion here over jokey/meme-based posts. That's not to say you have to be a LOTR scholar or Tolkien academic to post or enjoy this subreddit, b...
r/trees »
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The go-to subreddit for anything and everything cannabis. From MMJ to munchies, from nugs to news, and everything between! The casual cannabis community
r/yugioh »
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reddit.com/r/yugioh
142301 subscribers
The subreddit for players of the Yu-Gi-Oh! card game, video games, or fans of the Yu-Gi-Oh! anime series or manga. Discuss tactics, episodes, decks, or whatever you'd like.
r/homestuck »
#67
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50566 subscribers
A subreddit for Homestuck, Homestuck^2, Hiveswap, Pesterquest and the works of Andrew Hussie. The biggest centralized Homestuck community. Submit fanart, cosplay and discussions of all kinds!
r/Svenska »
#68
reddit.com/r/Svenska
12163 subscribers
**Ask questions, and share links and encouragement for learning Swedish!**
r/whatstheword »
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reddit.com/r/whatstheword
56026 subscribers
r/explainlikeimfive »
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reddit.com/r/explainlikeimfive
17310545 subscribers
Explain Like I'm Five is the best forum and archive on the internet for layperson-friendly explanations. Don't Panic!
r/mildlyinteresting »
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reddit.com/r/mildlyinteresting
16706524 subscribers
Aww, cripes. I didn't know I'd have to write a description. How many words is that so far, like a hundred? Soooo, yeah. Mildly interesting stuff. Stuff that interests you. Mildly. It's in the name, ffs.
r/AcademicBiblical »
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reddit.com/r/AcademicBiblical
30498 subscribers
A subreddit for discussion of early Judaism and Christianity — with a focus on Biblical texts and related literature (1 Enoch, the Dead Sea Scrolls, and so on) — in a scholarly context. Relevant topics might include general exegetical issues, ancient languages and translation, the study of the h...
r/suggestmeabook »
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reddit.com/r/suggestmeabook
647248 subscribers
Need an idea what to read next? Tell us what you've enjoyed in the past, or what you're looking for, and let the community suggest a book (or books) for you to read!
r/SquareTable »
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We are of one Table.
r/videos »
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The best place for video content of all kinds. Please read the sidebar below for our rules.
r/india »
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reddit.com/r/india
265483 subscribers
The Official Subreddit for India
r/philadelphia »
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News and happenings in and around Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
r/google »
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reddit.com/r/google
758577 subscribers
For news and announcements from and about Google
r/books »
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17261625 subscribers
This is a moderated subreddit. It is our intent and purpose to foster and encourage in-depth discussion about all things related to books, authors, genres, or publishing in a safe, supportive environment. If you're looking for help with a personal book recommendation, consult our Weekly Recommendati...
r/conspiracy »
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reddit.com/r/conspiracy
1024080 subscribers
**The conspiracy subreddit is a thinking ground. Above all else, we respect everyone's opinions and ALL religious beliefs and creeds. We hope to challenge issues which have captured the public’s imagination, from JFK and UFOs to 9/11. This is a forum for free thinking, not hate speech. Respect oth...
r/russia »
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reddit.com/r/russia
74189 subscribers
Anything related to the country of Russia. Все, что связано с Россией
r/singapore »
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reddit.com/r/singapore
199474 subscribers
Welcome to /r/singapore the reddit home of the country Singapore.
r/ireland »
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reddit.com/r/ireland
239932 subscribers
r/grammar »
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reddit.com/r/grammar
49963 subscribers
A subreddit for questions and discussions about grammar, language, style, conventions[,] and punctuation.
r/StarWars »
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reddit.com/r/StarWars
1191218 subscribers
Star Wars is an American epic space opera franchise, created by George Lucas and centered around a film series that began with the eponymous 1977 movie.
r/Judaism »
#86
reddit.com/r/Judaism
38598 subscribers
A place for all Jews and all things Jew~ish
r/hinduism »
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reddit.com/r/hinduism
63637 subscribers
The official subreddit for Hinduism (Sanatan Dharma), the oldest living religion dating back over 3500 years.
r/wordplay »
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reddit.com/r/wordplay
4993 subscribers
Like foreplay but with words : a reddit for readers, writers, wordsmiths, storytellers, logolepts, puns, punsters, and all lovers of the English language.
r/answers »
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reddit.com/r/answers
196101 subscribers
Reference questions answered here.
r/arabs »
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reddit.com/r/arabs
27848 subscribers
سجّل: أنا عربي. انا اسم بلا لقبِ. صَبورٌ في بلادٍ كلّ ما فيها، يعيشُ بفورةِ الغضبِ. جُذوري قبلَ ميلادِ الزمانِ رَسَت، وقبل تفتُّح الحِقَبِ. ‏أنا لا أكرهُ الناسَ، ولا ...
r/Finland »
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reddit.com/r/Finland
40161 subscribers
Finland's English language subreddit!
r/Infographics »
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reddit.com/r/Infographics
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r/gaeilge »
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reddit.com/r/gaeilge
7831 subscribers
Is fearr Gaeilge bhriste, ná Béarla cliste. Is áit é seo do dhaoine a gcuid Gaeilge a úsáid 'gus nascanna a roinnt. This is a space for people to use the Irish they have and share Irish language links. Please put translation requests, any comments/posts in English and questions in English in...
r/tipofmytongue »
#94
reddit.com/r/tipofmytongue
939164 subscribers
Can't remember the name of that movie you saw when you were a kid? Or the name of that video game you had for Game Gear? This is the place to get help. Read the rules and suggestions of this subreddit for tips on how to get the most out of TOMT. (Located right side on desktop, varies on mobile.)
r/medicalschool »
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reddit.com/r/medicalschool
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r/ffxiv »
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reddit.com/r/ffxiv
308333 subscribers
A community for fans of Square Enix's popular MMORPG "Final Fantasy XIV Online", also known as FFXIV or FF14. Expansions include "Heavensward", "Stormblood" and the newly released "Shadowbringers"!
r/MonsterHunter »
#97
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326558 subscribers
A subreddit dedicated to the Monster Hunter series of video games, including things like merchandise, fan art, organizing hunts, and helping players.
r/darksouls »
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reddit.com/r/darksouls
242525 subscribers
A community dedicated to Dark Souls I, game released for PC, PlayStation 3 and 4, Xbox 360/One, and Switch (Remastered).
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