8 posts tagged with askme by Saucy Intruder.
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OMGNOES

"[I removed all the links to cat photos, put them in your profile if they're nevessary for this question]" [more inside]
posted by Saucy Intruder on Dec 14, 2007 - 89 comments

Shooty McGunpants

Given the events of last week, it is really inappropriate to "moderate" comments to this question, which announces (vaguely and without details or motive) a course of action that could very well be dangerous to public health. While requesting that responses be limited to those from people who agree with you is always counterproductive, here it is just stupid, and the moderators should either delete the question or leave on-topic comments alone. That. Is. All.
posted by Saucy Intruder on Apr 24, 2007 - 316 comments

AskMe is cool, gets professional responses

Sometimes AskMe takes you in a surprising direction, and this thread is one of those times: a college student asks if he should take advantage of a contraband answer key to check his graded homework, and the community is nearly unanimous in its ethical condemnation of the practice. That is, until a philosophy professor and professional ethicist answers to the contrary. Probably not sidebar-worthy, but a neat example of how an issue that seems at first to be black-and-white bleeds a little gray once the experts join the fray.
posted by Saucy Intruder on Sep 25, 2006 - 39 comments

Anonymous Ask Metafilter Archive

"Why does eating in a restaurant make me crap my pants?" and 994 other anonymous gems from the Anonymous Ask Metafilter archive. As AskMe readies for it's 1000th anonymous question, the community is hereby polled: How has the feature worked out for the community? Do you ever wonder how some threads were resolved? And at the risk of seeming too voyeuristic, has anyone ever thought about writing fiction based on the scenario in an anonymous AskMe question?
posted by Saucy Intruder on Jun 26, 2006 - 23 comments

Comment deletion in the religion thread.

Why can't you love your fellow man and be selfless, without needing to believe in a giant invisible wizard in the sky? This statement was attacked, defended, reconnected with the topic at hand, and was further clarified and apologized for by its author. But as of a few minutes ago, it no longer exists. This, my friends, is Chewbacca, and Chewbacca does not make sense.
posted by Saucy Intruder on May 15, 2006 - 295 comments

AskMe Policy

I'm as much for self-induced liver damage as the next guy, but some questions should not be answered. And thus, should not be asked.
posted by Saucy Intruder on Jan 12, 2006 - 53 comments

Heavy-handed moderation of one's own thread

Heavy-handed moderation of one's own thread is annoying.
posted by Saucy Intruder on Oct 6, 2005 - 101 comments

Best Answer doesn't show "more inside"

The [more inside] tag doesn't show up in the best answer view or in the archives.
posted by Saucy Intruder on Feb 27, 2005 - 2 comments

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