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Quest for Hollywood Fame Splits Redditors at Heart of Market Frenzy

Late on Wednesday, a moderator of the popular Reddit message board WallStreetBets posted several screenshots on the chat app Discord. They showed that other moderators had quietly started talking among themselves about landing a movie deal.“What’s our cut?” one of the moderators had asked in a Discord chat, according to the screenshots.By Thursday morning, that quest for Hollywood riches had exploded into an ugly battle, giving a glimpse into the unruly nature of a suddenly famous Reddit community.That was when the WallStreetBets moderators who were considering the film deal began booting out other moderators who had …

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