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A Lesser-Known Way to Find New & Interesting Subreddits

Joel Lee 23-05-2016

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There are several different ways to find subreddits 5 Ways To Find The Best Obscure Subreddits On Reddit Since its surge in popularity in 2006, Reddit has truly become the epicenter of social news and information. We're in an age where the newspaper is gradually inching towards extinction as more and more people... Read More these days, and these methods are just fine for finding popular and sociable communities to join The Most Sociable Subreddits and How to Find Them Read More , but they don’t always lead you to the most interesting subreddits out there.

That’s when this strange other method comes in handy.


In essence, you can utilize the multireddit feature to find lesser-known and obscure subreddits that you probably wouldn’t be able to find otherwise. Here’s how to do that:

  • Open the left sidebar on Reddit.
  • Under multireddits, click Create. Enter any name for the new multireddit and click Create again.
  • In the right sidebar, click the text field that says add subreddit and start typing anything. You’ll see a dropdown menu with subreddit suggestions that match what you type.
  • Have fun and type all kinds of terms and phrases. Explore the suggestions, add any that seem interesting, and if they don’t fit your tastes, remove them.

That’s it! It’s a bit crude, I know, but I’ve found a few cool subreddits this way so I know you’ll probably find a few yourself.


Give it a try and let us know how it goes! What’s your favorite way to find new subreddits? Share with us in the comments below.

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  1. Anonymous
    May 23, 2016 at 1:46 pm of subreddit)__ if you want 98% of the content without the deeply awful layout and even worse userbase.

    • Martin Ekert
      May 24, 2016 at 8:41 am


      • Martin Ekert
        May 24, 2016 at 8:43 am

        Oh balls! Stupid thing doesn't show emoticons!
        Above should say - Above comment great stuff ;-)

    • Joel Lee
      May 27, 2016 at 1:41 am

      Oh that's really cool! Thanks for the tip, likefun. :D