7 posts tagged with askme by jbickers.
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Similar questions on the anon preview page?

Feature request: When you preview a question on the green, you're shown five similar, previously asked questions. That's really helpful, and often eliminates the need to ask the question. But the anonymous-ask preview page does not do that. Can it?
posted by jbickers on Jul 8, 2010 - 33 comments

The kindness of strangers

This post is an example of why I am so proud to call myself a MeFite. [more inside]
posted by jbickers on May 20, 2010 - 1431 comments

The harmonic relationship between chords that this progression contains are rock-solid.

I've been playing music all of my life, and I've never seen a better distillation of music theory than this comment. It's a full semester's worth of study in a few short paragraphs. I know it's been months since it appeared ... but this is truly worthy of a sidebar, or a book deal, whichever comes first.
posted by jbickers on Apr 19, 2010 - 72 comments

Two weeks are better than one (in this case)

Man, the green has been busy lately - so much so that it's really hard to keep up. How about going back to the 14-day wait between questions?
posted by jbickers on Mar 29, 2008 - 82 comments

Deleted questions are showing up in intermittent fashion, and that is shaking me to my core. Won't you help?

Dumb, probably-asked-before question about deleted questions. [more inside]
posted by jbickers on Nov 20, 2007 - 16 comments

Rollover questions? $5 per question? Pony?

God help me, but I'm starting a thread on getting additional AskMe questions. There are weeks that go by with no need to ask anything ... but then there are times when a second question would be a life-saver. Whatabout either (a) "rollover questions," a la Cingular's rollover minutes, say, up to a maximum of 2-3 in the bank at any time; or (b) a fee to ask a second question in one week? I can think of several times when I would have ponied up an additional $5 to ask, say, a work-related question where I knew AskMe's community would have the best answer.
posted by jbickers on Jun 27, 2007 - 132 comments

"Oh god, no, I can't believe I clicked!"

Can one of you kind admins please go in and put a spoiler alert in the link to this thread?
posted by jbickers on May 27, 2007 - 37 comments

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