When a poster on an internet forum writes about their opinion, project, story or otherwise and actually takes the time to properly research, cite sources, and utilize proper diction and grammar, generally as a means to convince, sway, or otherwise argue. Usually the first response is 'tldr'.
"nice effort post bro but seriously no one gives a shit what you think about the free market"
by Samuel B Coxwell June 30, 2014
Get the effort post mug.
A tactic used by subreddits to easily remove posts.

Sometimes this is stupid as fuck, I mean how do you phrase a question, A QUESTION, to be "high effort/quality"?
This is just moronic.
r/idiotic/moronicsubredditnamehere Rule 4 low effort posts or low quality posts will be removed.
Question about a part, how its called, the subreddit: Lol no, low effort post. Questions have to be high quality even if you dont know what youre talking about because its a question.
by RTX superior to Apple M chips. September 11, 2022
Get the low effort post mug.
Any post that dismissing any considerations, such as research, proper grammars, the serious tone of the post, demographics, etc.

TLDR, it's the "politically correct" way to say any posts that nobody cares, nobody asked and tends to derail any mindful discussions
List of low effort post:
1. Memes
2. Shitposts
3. GIFs
4. One liners
5. Bumpposting
6. Necroposting
7. Stickers (or emojis)
by Sir. B July 19, 2021
Get the low effort post mug.