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Or this horrorshow from 2013?
Have things changed that much?Has any thread criticizing how things work here ever led to real change?
Does anyone wonder why most of the designers who founded this place have left?
Or why there are so few women regulars here?
Or why this place is so disconnected from what's going on in the mainstream of indie design I see in places like twitter or, god help me, Facebook?
I see no point in ragequitting or flouncing, so I'll do neither. But I also won't recommend anyone who asks me that they come here.
It’s just... if this is a “horror show”, what do we call the rest of the internet?
Maybe this different experience and expectation is why I originally reacted to the OPs question as to a threat e.g. risking good results for uncertain outsiders.