I wonder if it's okay to have a contest where I ask people to suggest possible subtitles for a book I'm writing. I would give the winner a prize, like send them some food from a mail-order place or something (haven't thought that part through yet because first I want to know if this is a verboten thing to do or not).
If it's okay, would I post this contest on Projects? or where?
I didn't contact staff because I thought this would maybe not be a hardwired policy question.
Thank you for feedback.
Is it just me? because i'm fairly uncomfortable and annoyed with how this thread
has become the "soandso show" of over 1/4 posts by one person... [more inside]
In the sidebar of the main Metafilter site, there's a Feb 21st entry* reading, in total:
brainmouse reminds us: "Check out deezil's and samsara's profiles as really fantastic starting points."
Say what now? That blurb would benefit from a few more words, like "Concerned about malware on your computer? brainmouse reminds us ..."
(* yes, I'm slow)
Did MeFi just get a new favicon? It looks strangely different all of a sudden.
Hello all :) I would like to post a meetup event. I am new to Halifax (Nova Scotia) and several AskMeFi responses suggested this as a good way to make friends. I would like to know the behavior Metafilter participants expect of the "hosts" ... More inside ... [more inside]
Youtube is Google and coercive. I just tried to simply 'Like' that husky/head-scratch video, and was told I had to log-in. I loged-out permanently several months ago when I couldn't comment without logging in. Deleted all my content, too. [more inside]
Since not everyone is USian, I think it would be a good idea for people to refrain when possible from using "we" when discussing the people of the United States. This especially rankles when discussing military action, as in "we should drop a nuclear weapon," as even fellow citizens may not want to be included in that "we". [more inside]
It is the end of February and the Third MetaFilter Interactive Fiction Contest
is coming to a close! [more inside]
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