Okay /vip/, ever since I've heard about that dead internet theory on /x/ I've been thinking about it non stop.
TL;DR: there are very few human posters on 4chan and most of the anons we talk to are actually bots.
The more I think about it, the more it makes sense, not only on 4chan but on social medias too. I've been on 4chan since 2012 and I have noticed a sharp decline in threads' quality. Haven't you noticed how everything has become really reactionary? How some posts answering OP don't even really discuss the idea presented?
I think it would be interesting to have a discussion about this theory here because I assume there are no bot on /vip/ since you need the pass. I'm not the most well-versed writer, but I can at least pass along the concept to you.
I feel like /vip/ is one of the last place on internet where there's a chance to talk to actual humans. Call me crazy I don't care. I'll dump pictures related to the theory.
Here's a quick guide to recognize bots: https://pastebin.com/VpPgmjy9