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I'd like to save references and copies to/of all the comments, and submissions made by the account, as well as a listing of upvoted/downvoted links, in addition to private messages, in a user-friendly and presentable format, kind of like how facebook account exports work with styled HTML files in a .zip archive.

What's the closest one can come to this?

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There is unfortunately no in house option from Reddit itself, nor are there any 3rd party apps that allow this.

However, using the Reddit API, you could use: http://www.reddit.com/user/karmanaut/overview.json

or to return in XML format: http://www.reddit.com/user/karmanaut/overview.xml

Of course you can fetch just your comments or your submitted links:

→ /user/username/overview
→ /user/username/submitted
→ /user/username/comments
→ /user/username/liked
→ /user/username/disliked
→ /user/username/hidden
→ /user/username/saved
→ /user/username/gilded

For message threads this would be:

/message/where[ .json | .xml ]

→ /message/inbox
→ /message/unread
→ /message/sent

E.g. http://www.reddit.com/message/inbox.json

Full documentation can be found here: http://www.reddit.com/dev/api#GET_user_%7Busername%7D_about.json

  • How about private message threads? – user3025492 Dec 24 '13 at 1:01
  • I've edited my answer to include this. – Mastergalen Dec 24 '13 at 1:07
  • Can you think of any other things that one might want to have in a reddit account "takeout", both things and listings that are publicly viewable, and those that aren't? – user3025492 Dec 24 '13 at 17:47
  • Also... you have any idea about this? – user3025492 Dec 24 '13 at 17:48

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