When someone posts to AskMefi, is there a standard etiquette that posters should be knowing to follow? Something like "Do not post any responses for 24 hours after you've posted your question or else you will be threadsitting/tempted to threadsit," perhaps? I avoid Metafilter for 24 hours after I post anything because then I feel like an embarrassed ass asking a question, but that's just me. I was wondering if this was any kind of ... more official thing for everyone else, or should be, or what. posted by jenfullmoon at at 9:16 PM -
Apologies if this comes off as test-post-ish, but I am wondering if there are any unwritten guidelines around when it is OK to post an update on the blue, particularly if there was a former post about the subject and that post is still open. [more inside] posted by allkindsoftime at at 7:14 PM -
I've been enjoying the list of jokes riffing on 'Hung like a museum's prize painting' in the Lulu thread. However, as a screen reader user, I'd like to request that, in the future, users wanting to participate in such a joke don't copy and paste the whole list in their post just to add one more at the end. It makes the thread unreadable to have to try and skip over long, repeated lists to get to new content. Thanks! posted by Space Coyote at at 3:38 PM -
Does anyone remember a post that spawned various comments with links to videos of jet airplanes doing various seemingly impossible maneuvers? [more inside] posted by Brandon Blatcher at at 5:57 AM -
There's a wonderful celebrity meltdown happening in Paris right now. I could put together an interesting post with basic summaries in English, but the best links would be in French. Does MetaFilter have a policy on non-English links?
My thoughts are to provide them, and offer an English translation of one or two key paragraphs.
(I would think this would have come up before, but didn't find one in the FAQs or through searching, but I might have missed this). posted by kanewai at at 11:19 AM -
I just realized that I haven't read a NYT article in months because of their increasingly annoying paywall. I know that the paywall can be circumvented but I just don't bother anymore despite seeing lots of interesting links to NYT here on Mefi. How common is this around here (skipping NYT links)? Should NYT links be avoided? posted by Foci for Analysis at at 10:08 AM -
Can we take the derail about whether its okay to say Americans or Danes have a collective identity out of the fun horsey thread and thrash it out here? Cheers. posted by Artw at at 3:19 PM -