For those who don't have a reddit account. Excuse the tiny browser window I screencapped from.

This is reddit if you're a dirty lurker:

This is reddit if you're logged in, unsubbed from all the heinous shit, disabled thumbnails, etc:

This is /r/inthemix currently, with a nicer theme dropped in. Please disregard joke advertisement in the sidebar. That mod has been fired.

To see embedded pics/vids/soundclouds in posts (like you can on a forum), and unlock a billion other UI customisations, you can install the RES browser extension:

Once again, I just want to emphasise that we're not trying to force a mass migration to reddit... just encouraging peeps to keep it in mind as an alternate hangout, and hopefully demonstrate that reddit isn't actually a pile of shit once you've logged in and personalised it.