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Viva quien vence... but, still...

I'm wondering if we should add a "History" category to Ask Me? I posted this today, and was surprised to find that we don't have this category choice. I wavered between "Grab Bag" and "Society and Culture" and finally went with the latter, though my impression of that category is that it's meant to address quite different, mostly contemporary questions... and checking past questions seems to affirm that it's not a great fit, though probably the best we have. [more inside]
posted by taz on Sep 23, 2009 - 67 comments

AskMe Category Pony

AskMe category tag for History? [more inside]
posted by liketitanic on Dec 18, 2008 - 18 comments

Why not MyMeta?

We have MyAsk. Why not MyMeta? How about a tab that filters by tags. Example: ignore anything with linux or politics. Keep anything with maps or art.
posted by desjardins on Aug 21, 2008 - 34 comments

More than one category for AskMes?

I, too, would enjoy a pony: the ability to select more than one category for an AskMe question. [more inside]
posted by 2or3whiskeysodas on Jun 29, 2008 - 22 comments

Tagging Metafilter

Is there any way of having an overlapping system of tags to categorize these MetaTalk posts? So for 'feature requests' that could be a sub-tag of either the 'Metafilter', 'Ask Metafilter' or 'Metatalk' tags. So when I want to see what is being discussed about improving Ask Metafilter I start by selecting that tag and then start clicking the sub tags to get more specific. Finally, the reason I am asking is because I am concerned about the flooding of questions on AskMe and the thing I would do is have a separate section for technology questions as those questions seem to be at least 50% of all questions asked. Cheers.
posted by GleepGlop on Mar 29, 2007 - 11 comments

Categories on AskMe

Ask MeFi finally has category feeds.
posted by mathowie on Feb 5, 2007 - 48 comments

Can perennial AskMe questions be grouped for easier reference?

Ask Metafilter: some intuitive interface to Time-Periodic Frequently Asked Questions...(more inside)
posted by felix on Jan 23, 2007 - 74 comments

AskMe Archives by Category

Is there a way to see archived posts in Ask MeFi more than 30 days old by category? If not, it seems like an extremely useful feature--perhaps even show ALL posts by category and then just do "older results" at the bottom of the page on and on until the beginning of MeFi time...
posted by shivohum on Dec 10, 2005 - 2 comments

AskMe Archives

Is there a way to view the AskMe category archives beyond a month?
posted by o2b on Nov 3, 2005 - 2 comments

Can we get some more specific categories in AskMe than "Computers & Internet?"

Can we get some more specific categories in AskMe than "Computers & Internet?"
posted by Edible Energy on Jul 28, 2005 - 17 comments

History Category on AskMe

Could "history" be added to the list of ask.me categories? I know that theoretically there could be an endless number of these but "history" seems to be a pretty big omission. I put my recent history question in "society & culture", and so did flexxer, while cuke put his in "grab bag" and my wife put hers in "writing & language".
posted by Kattullus on Jun 12, 2005 - 8 comments

New askme category: gifts

Can we get a "gifts" category in AskMe? People seem to ask for gift ideas quite often, and it doesn't really belong in "shopping" because it's about brainstorming, not sourcing.
posted by orange swan on May 11, 2005 - 11 comments

questions get pushed down off the page at AskMe too damn fast

As has been noted before, questions get pushed down off the page at AskMe too damn fast. Most of the questions are good ones. Which means, I guess, we need some better information architecture (categories or something) to happen. When, oh lord, when?
posted by stavrosthewonderchicken on Dec 14, 2004 - 96 comments

AskMe Categories

would anyone else like to see categories like here in metatalk on askme? (mi)
posted by ethylene on Sep 28, 2004 - 25 comments

Categories on Metafilter and AskMe?

Why doesn't the green or the blue have categories like the grey?
posted by smackfu on Jul 3, 2004 - 29 comments

I want this pony

I want this pony: To help make the AskMe archive a little more mineable and thereby cut down on repeat questions, might we include either arbitrary keywords, selected by the questioner, to flag the question, or more simply a choice of categories to apply to the question (as we have in MeTa)?
posted by badstone on Jan 17, 2004 - 8 comments

Making MeFi Experts

Perhaps we should make Ask MetaFilter a Clydesdale instead of a pony: if user profiles included a means of categorizing one's expertise, we'd be able to have Ask MetaFilter automatically email appropriate questions to the experts; we'd be able to hunt down an expert for 1:1 communication; we'd be able to create some sort of synergy.
posted by five fresh fish on Dec 11, 2003 - 18 comments

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