From reddit: I made a low-effort post with a fake sob story to a popular subreddit that got over 7,000 upvotes, not for the karma but to expose the majority of the Reddit user base's reaction to low-effort, high emotion posts.
"[The fake post: "Every August I would rent a cabin and go hiking with my dog Lucky in Arkansas. In June, Lucky died of cancer. I was able to make it out there this weekend in memory of him."](https://www.reddit.com/r/CozyPlaces/comments/d455u1/every_august_i_would_rent_a_cabin_and_go_hiking/)
[The shitpost repost: "My dog died, give me karma, butt..."