"Have you ever taken a skanky old kitchen sponge, wiped it on a counter covered with chicken juice and veggies and then chewed on it? Don't. You can get the same experience by eating Jellied Chicken Loaf, which is slightly safer."
I tend to think the reddit community is a bit better than the metafilter community simply because it can always see favorable viewpoints from both sides of an argument. Maybe you should look into revising your community's guidelines.