The Reddit Fail Snoo

If you’ve used the bookmarking site Reddit, you’ve no doubt noted the cute little alien that is the company’s mascot. According to our research, the alien is actually called the Reddit “Snoo,” though it’s unclear whether anyone at Reddit refers to it by that name. Given the creature’s resemblance to Al Capp’s (copyright protected) Shmoo, plausible deniability around the thing’s name may be the best legal course of action.

If you’ve used the bookmarking site Reddit, you’ve no doubt noted the cute little alien that is the company’s mascot. According to our research, the alien is actually called the Reddit “Snoo,” though it’s unclear whether anyone at Reddit refers to it by that name. Given the creature’s resemblance to Al Capp’s (copyright protected) Shmoo, plausible deniability around the thing’s name may be the best legal course of action. But that hasn’t stopped the Reddit folks from imagining their adorable little mascot in all kinds of predicaments – boiling under the desert sun, ejected into the vacuum of space, and menaced by large, psychedelic purple snails — all the time wearing a Gumby like “oh nooo!!!” expression.

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