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Quit popping things up on me!

Bug (or feature?): The "mark question resolved" button on the "confirm resolved" page on Ask Me pops a new tab, where it probably should use the same tab, as you don't need the question anymore. (Also, on the MetaTalk preview, it says use the back button to tweak the form, when you don't need to, as the form lives down below. Which is where I'm typing this in. Alright I'll shut up and stop causing pb more work.)
posted by deezil on Jun 3, 2012 - 13 comments

Timezone bug in Ask?

Timezone bug in Ask? [more inside]
posted by Pinback on Oct 5, 2009 - 19 comments

AskMe category pages don't list any questions.

AskMe category pages aren't listing any questions for me. [more inside]
posted by heatherann on Feb 19, 2009 - 9 comments

New answer counts missing in AskMe intermittently.

New answer counts missing in AskMe intermittently. [more inside]
posted by i_am_joe's_spleen on Jan 28, 2009 - 11 comments

Forensic MeFiles

"Shortly after 9:55 pm on October 8th, 6 comments went missing. Witnesses say they saw the 6 comments on the unanswered AskMe tab. But inside the question itself, the comments had vanished." [more inside]
posted by cashman on Oct 10, 2008 - 34 comments

unanswered self questions

If you reply to your own comment in Ask MeFi, and no one else has replied yet, it no longer shows up on the Unanswered Questions page. [more inside]
posted by fogster on Aug 27, 2008 - 19 comments

Best Answer AWOL?

This AskMe post shows on the front page as having a Best Answer, but on the inside page nothing is so marked. Did a Best Answer get deleted?
posted by beagle on Apr 7, 2008 - 49 comments

Check on this one.

I see a check mark by this question on the AskMe front page, but no best answer marked inside. [more inside]
posted by googly on Jan 17, 2008 - 38 comments

Login problems

When I tried to login to AskMe from University today, I was logged in as normal and pushed to the Metafilter front page. Whenever I tried to get back to AskMe I would be logged out again. Was this a short term bug or an anti-University design feature? Can we be directed to the page we are trying to login from?
posted by vizsla on Jun 11, 2007 - 10 comments

What's wrong with this AskMe?

This AskMe seems to be broken. It won't let me reply.
posted by Faint of Butt on May 31, 2007 - 3 comments

Office chair question bug

Is there a bug in this question? Looks fine on its own page, but on the main AskMe page it starts with the second sentence: "But this time...". Perhaps something to do with the fact that the first sentence is identical to the title?
posted by allkindsoftime on Apr 17, 2007 - 2 comments

When can I post a question?

The New Question page on AskMefi is giving me conflicting information. First it says that I have 7 days 15 hours (etc) to post, then one countdown says I have 15 hours left, then there's another countdown which was constantly changing between the two, but as I type this it's settled itself to 15 hours. (One of the countdowns is from a GreaseMonkey script). Which is it?
posted by divabat on Mar 3, 2007 - 6 comments

bug: can't submit an AskMe question

bug: can't submit an AskMe question. The final "post" button just reloads the page, like the "preview" button. Firefox 2.0.0.1.
posted by scarabic on Feb 9, 2007 - 1 comment

Bug in the tabs in AskMe.

I love the new tab feature, but there's a small bug with AskMe. When the posts are sorted by favorites, anonymous questions are credited to Anonymous Ask MetaFilter instead of the usual anonymous. No crisis, but an inconsistency that may distress some of our more sensitive members (you know who you are).
posted by Faint of Butt on Oct 25, 2006 - 1 comment

I can't access my question.

i am having trouble accessing my blog on the ask mefi thread i started earlier. for some reason i can access all other parts of mefi, but not that thread (http://ask.metafilter.com/mefi/47579). its over the idiot roommate who has an internet girlfriend from alaska. i just want to let people know i created a blog about it since many wanted to be updated.

http://wowthisisbad.blogspot.com/
posted by j-urb on Sep 29, 2006 - 10 comments

Missing Spell Check

Is anyone's spell check on AskMefi just not showing up? There is just no icon for the spell checking tool (showing up for me). I'm using Firefox 1.5.0.7 on a Windows XP. Thanks.
posted by ifranzen on Sep 20, 2006 - 2 comments

Apache startup page found on AskMe

Using Camino on OS X, I get the Apache startup page ("Test page for Apache Installation" is the Title) when I try to go to ask.metafilter.com. I can't reproduce it on either Safari or Firefox on my machine, only Camino.
posted by vacapinta on Sep 14, 2006 - 7 comments

The AskMe RSS feed is often broken: here are stats for the last month

Just in case you were wondering "how often is that AskMe feed really borked, anyway?" [more inside]
posted by AmbroseChapel on Aug 20, 2006 - 104 comments

Question counted in answer in contacts

When viewing a contact, you might see that they have "1 AskMe Question" and "3 AskMe Answers". But if you click on the linked "3" for the Answers, you will see 1 question and 2 answers listed. It appears that we're counting the question as an answer, also.

Sample: http://ask.metafilter.com/search_comments.mefi?user_ID=38732
posted by Dunwitty on Aug 10, 2006 - 2 comments

YES it IS the best. CHECK IT.

On AskMe I have to click "mark as best answer" about four times to actually choose a response as best. This has been happening to me sporadically both yesterday and today. Doesn't matter what thread of mine I am on in particular either.
posted by sjvilla79 on Jul 18, 2006 - 7 comments

Bug on my AskMe answers page?

Wondering if it's just me, or a bug: go to my answers on AskMeFi. Scroll down to the first answer, "comment posted at 11:35 AM CST on May-21-06", that is beneath the question, "I believe that another tenant has place an air "freshener" in the hallway out side of our apartments in violation of their lease. I want it removed. What should I do?".

When I click on this, my copy of Firefox goes a little bugshit. I can click on the tabs, but the actual display in the screen doesn't change at all, and a lot of the interface elements become unresponsive. I have to quit (not force quit, the menus are still accessible). I'm using Firefox v1.5.0.4 for Mac OS X, using the Whitehart-NC theme.
posted by WCityMike on Jul 4, 2006 - 26 comments

Is there a problem with the AskMe RSS Feed?

Is it just me, or is the AskMe RSS Feed reported to be broken on BlogLines more often than not?

"The feed URL returns a page that does not look like an RSS feed. This can be caused by the feed URL being incorrect, or it can be caused by a configuration issue with the server hosting the feed. If this error continues, you should check the feed URL and, if it is wrong, subscribe to the correct URL."
posted by AmbroseChapel on Jun 29, 2006 - 20 comments

Background color works in preview, but not in post

Hmph. I made a couple of paragraph elements with a background color to highlight colors in this green thread. [more inside]
posted by symphonik on May 31, 2006 - 14 comments

RSS feed for AskMeFi broken in Bloglines.

RSS feed for AskMeFi broken in Bloglines.
posted by Gamblor on Mar 23, 2006 - 10 comments

My AskMe RSS feed is not working

AskMe rss not working?
posted by team lowkey on Mar 17, 2006 - 3 comments

AskMe: Fantastic yet deleted answers still show up

Deleted answers are still showing up in the Fantastic Answers page.
posted by bonaldi on Mar 15, 2006 - 4 comments

AskMe isn't displaying 'My Posts' correctly.

On AxeMe, if I click "My Posts" (should be "My Questions"), and choose a 1 month time frame, it shows me one 6-month-old quesiton I asked, but not the 7 more recent quesitons (including one I just asked today.) In any other view, no quesitons are displayed at all.
posted by knave on Jan 24, 2006 - 5 comments

Linebreaks in preview on AskMe.

AskMe apparently trims line breaks from posts. I guess I understand this, but it would be nice if it also happened in the preview. In preview, my line breaks were still intact, so I hit the post button, and now my post looks a bit silly. Not the end of the world, but I figure it can't be intentional.
posted by bingo on Jan 15, 2006 - 12 comments

AskMe CSS Bug?

Ask MeFi CSS Bug? Best answers aren't highlighted anymore. Firefox 1.5 Windows XP, no changes since yesterday when things worked fine.
posted by riffola on Jan 11, 2006 - 7 comments

Question formatting browser bug

A question about American Girl currently on AskMeFi's front page appears to be looking rather funky in MSIE6. (Yes, I know, use Firefox, but I'm on a Windoze machine at work, so that's where I'm noticing it.)
posted by WCityMike on Jan 9, 2006 - 2 comments

Ask.Mefi RSS isn't updating

It's broke again. The Ask.Mefi RSS isn't updating.

the XML yields:
XML Parsing Error: not well-formed
Location: http://ask.metafilter.com/rss.xml
Line Number 156, Column 18:
posted by filmgeek on Jan 1, 2006 - 4 comments

Text not exactly where it should be

AskMe bug: "Post a new question, Preferences, My Posts, and My Comments" seem to appear slightly below where they belong - the bottoms of the letters leave the hatched section and stick out into the lighter green section. This appears for main and comment pages in AskMe.
posted by By The Grace of God on Nov 22, 2005 - 8 comments

tag+tag browsing in Ask Metafilter is returning unhelpful results

tag+tag browsing in Ask Metafilter is returning unhelpful results. A blank result is returned even if I click on the + off a single tag's page. WinXP/FireFox/Metafilthy.
posted by Mitheral on Nov 14, 2005 - 7 comments

Crazyness in firefox, odd redirects from askMe

Crazyness in firefox, odd redirects from askMe. [more inside]
posted by ozomatli on Nov 9, 2005 - 15 comments

Why is my question broken?

Why does my question on ask.metafilter not work anymore? I want to get to the answers, but it appears that the question is broken. (Or is it only broken for me?) Here's the link:

http://ask.metafilter.com/mefi/26722
posted by crapples on Nov 6, 2005 - 8 comments

Checkmark, no best answer

This thread has a checkmark on the front page of AskMe, but no best answers marked inside. Opera on Mac OS 10.3.9.
posted by mzurer on Oct 16, 2005 - 5 comments

AskMe bugs

TwoBugsInAskMetaFilterFilter... [mi]
posted by dirtynumbangelboy on Jul 24, 2005 - 12 comments

Safari 2.0 tabs bug with background colors

i opened ask metafilter and metatalk in two tabs in Safari 2.0, closed the AskMeFi tab, and (i think) clicked a link in MeTa, and the top frame is still AskMeFi green. here's a link. looks like a caching issue obviously but i've refreshed and it's still there.
posted by spiderwire on Jul 14, 2005 - 12 comments

Bug: Cold Fusion Error in AskMe

Cold Fusion Error when accessing AskMetafilter. [more inside]
posted by karmaville on Jul 14, 2005 - 4 comments

Link date error when posting to AskMe.

Variable LINK_DATE is undefined. [more]
posted by stavrosthewonderchicken on Jun 3, 2005 - 8 comments

AskMe archives missing a way to go to older pages

When viewing a category in AskMe, it defaults to the last 30 days. Unfortunately, it seems to neglect to show the clever widget to allow one to go back further. It shows in MetaTalk's categories.
posted by ontic on Apr 27, 2005 - 4 comments

Display problem in Safari 1.3

In Safari 1.3 the background of the top nav panel on AskMe is in MeTa grey rather than green.
posted by bonaldi on Apr 16, 2005 - 26 comments

Not Actually More Inside

The description of the Your Question field on the AskMetaFilter post preview page has the text from the Extended Explanation (AKA more inside) field).
posted by kirkaracha on Apr 7, 2005 - 2 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

Nothing to see here

Every time you click "comments" to see the answers in Ask Metafilter, the page that loads says "Nothing to see here, move along... You've stumbled upon a non-existent post, or one that was deleted for various reasons."
posted by nooneyouknow on Feb 16, 2005 - 5 comments

Multiple best answers in askme: feature or bug?

I noticed an AskMe thread with two "Best Answers". Is the ability to mark more than one answer as "best" intentional, or is this a bug? I'm sure there are going to be cases of ties, so perhaps this isn't a bad idea.
posted by tommasz on Feb 16, 2005 - 11 comments

What's up with the date headers on AskMe?

Right now I see three "January 23" headings in AskMe, atop three "January 22" headings. Prior days display just fine. What's the story, Morning Glory?
posted by killdevil on Jan 23, 2005 - 6 comments

Is AskMe sending unsolicited info?

I have only been a member since Jan. 1, but today for the first time my firewall program alerted me that Ask Me was attempting to send information in the "private information" category (my home address) to the Ask MeFi site. Has anyone else noticed this? Why is this being done?
posted by mlis on Jan 17, 2005 - 11 comments

CFML error while processing request in AskMe

Anyone else having problems with AskMe right now? [+]
posted by aberrant on Jan 8, 2005 - 12 comments

Askme bold bug

Minor bug ... all text at AskMe is bold starting with the "I need a case for my iPod. [+] posted by Who_Am_I at 7:45 AM PST - 8 comments" - and below.
posted by ericb on Jan 2, 2005 - 31 comments

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