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Protocol and Decorum

So what, if anything is the protocol for calling out advice on AskMe that is destructive, inappropriate, incorrect, or just plain bad? [more inside]
posted by SinisterPurpose on Dec 20, 2014 - 148 comments

But what has your mother done for you lately?

Jesus, MeFi, you were doing so well, and then… this. [more inside]
posted by Nomyte on Aug 13, 2013 - 196 comments

A reasonless What's-Your-Favorite

I'd like to post a "What's your favorite X" AskMe. I'm using it to find the one answer I need for a specific use (and I'd be happy to update about my project in the thread later), but I think talking about my use in advance would bias people toward a too-narrow set of responses. [more inside]
posted by kalapierson on Mar 26, 2013 - 60 comments

To memail or not to memail - that is the question.

What is the etiquette (or should be the etiquette) of memailing responses to individuals as a result of AskMe comments? [more inside]
posted by corb on Sep 20, 2012 - 32 comments

Finding out which airline has this issue

Would this be an appropriate AskMe? If not, do you know an alternate way to pursue the info? (The "doctors can't be women" airline thing.) [more inside]
posted by sparrows on Jul 18, 2012 - 5 comments

You have many questions, Mr. Sparkle.

I'm a prolific AskMe user, but I think I'm doing it wrong. [more inside]
posted by Nomyte on Apr 13, 2012 - 75 comments

Did you actually read the question?

It's not helpful to answer a question you haven't read. It's driving me nuts that people don't bother to understand what's being asked, what the situation is, or what the OP is actually saying. [more inside]
posted by Specklet on Oct 21, 2011 - 115 comments

What is mefi etiquette, anyway?

Why was my comment deleted? [more inside]
posted by zug on Apr 29, 2011 - 78 comments

Deceptive question

Is this kind of thing ok? [more inside]
posted by juv3nal on Apr 10, 2011 - 44 comments

Offering one's services in an AskMe answer?

What is the etiquette for offering one's services as an answer to an AskMe seeking said services? [more inside]
posted by Lutoslawski on Mar 14, 2011 - 26 comments

Notice I didn't say "melt."

So I think I understand why people do that annoying "special snowflake" thing in AskMe. [more inside]
posted by Afroblanco on Feb 25, 2011 - 169 comments

Can we dial it down a notch in AskMe

How can we, as a community of individuals, learn to respond and behave better in AskMe threads like the one about the male colleague being "unwittingly pervy" at work? [more inside]
posted by nomadicink on Aug 19, 2010 - 434 comments

Alternative lifestyles are creepy, amirite?

I feel that this question is both chatfilter and LOLpolyamory. [more inside]
posted by misha on Apr 26, 2010 - 166 comments

A different kind of IANAL

Just like legal questions or medical questions, questions involving Roman Catholic canon law require a lot of specialized knowledge. That's become a real problem in this thread. [more inside]
posted by Jahaza on Apr 16, 2010 - 31 comments

But that's not what you said in 2007!

Checking through previous AskMe posts: proper etiquette? [more inside]
posted by Strudelganger on Feb 2, 2010 - 35 comments

Rules of Relationship Filter

A few recent threads on MeTa have made me wonder, what's the stance on relationship filter questions in AskMe? [more inside]
posted by battlebison on Oct 28, 2009 - 40 comments

AskMe Etiquette

Making recommendations against a physician or business on AskMe? [more inside]
posted by zarq on Oct 16, 2009 - 14 comments

Please take it easy

If you can, please kindly refrain with the judging anonymous in this AskMe thread. [more inside]
posted by Blazecock Pileon on Oct 16, 2009 - 38 comments

vegan nazi zealots omg

... Or maybe it's because you're being a dick and not answering the OP's question? Let's see, my post was deleted, so I will repost in a slightly less inflammatory but still not helpful way. Really?
posted by booknerd on Oct 1, 2008 - 211 comments

!@#$%

Where did this come from???
    mount their female friends and some how continue to think they can commence with the mounting
    they should be at least decent enough to hit us off with a booty call every now and then, you know, as a thanks for the friendship
    bumping uglies, dropping trow and little debbie snake cakes
[more inside]
posted by hadjiboy on Sep 13, 2008 - 159 comments

Apocalypse WOW!

Interested in how to respond to a comment like this one. [more inside]
posted by TomMelee on Sep 12, 2008 - 49 comments

It's just a question

How to respond to pushy barstards [more inside]
posted by mcbeth on Sep 10, 2008 - 121 comments

Misogyny Filter (?)

Misogyny Filter? : A question about condom usage is going down the death-spiral of comments relating more to the perceived misogyny of the answers than to actually answering the question. [more inside]
posted by grapefruitmoon on Aug 2, 2008 - 510 comments

Ugh, all RIGHT, mom, I get it.

Why do people feel the need to post the same (obvious) advice other people have given, especially after the asker has already marked the best answer? [more inside]
posted by phunniemee on Jun 30, 2008 - 112 comments

Asked for X, got Y (where X equals help and Y equals grief)

Ordered X, got Y. Not only the title of the thread, but a good description of some of the answers received. [more inside]
posted by ThePinkSuperhero on Jun 3, 2008 - 179 comments

Facts do not respect majority opinion.

Please resist the urge to "vote" your opinion in response to a question that has a definitive factual answer. [more inside]
posted by nthdegx on May 30, 2008 - 158 comments

AskMeFi: The Key to True Happiness

Is it wrong to call out a post that's trying to find happiness? [more inside]
posted by sjuhawk31 on May 27, 2008 - 56 comments

Yeah, I got my answer, but fuck you.

AskMe vent: Is it just me, or does anyone else get frustrated when they answer questions and the asker never comes back to say "Hey, thanks, that's what I was looking for" or "That's not what I meant, but let me clarify" or never comes back to give feedback to the answers in any way? I'm not talking about "anonymous" askers who obviously can't follow up. I mean regular/mundane/normal questions whose askers never bother to respond at all. [more inside]
posted by amyms on May 2, 2008 - 141 comments

Nu?

I came home to see that my answer in this thread was deleted. Was it made clear that mediocre's horrible roommate is not actually a prostitute?
posted by brujita on Apr 27, 2008 - 4 comments

korean doctors = robbers?

Is it just me or is "Will the Korean doctor rob me blind??" a mildly racist way to start an AskMe post? [more inside]
posted by randomstriker on Mar 27, 2008 - 91 comments

why are racist questions allowed on netatalk

So it's cool to post racist and stereotypical trolls to ask.me now? When did the rules change?
posted by Stynxno on Feb 25, 2008 - 296 comments

This is not what AskMe is for.

Can we simply answer the question, rather than snarking or preaching? Thanks!
posted by lonefrontranger on Feb 24, 2008 - 70 comments

Cultural Biases In Education

To what extent should teachers incorporate their own biases into their teaching of youngish children? To what extent does using goofy picture of people do so? [more inside]
posted by iknowizbirfmark on Feb 22, 2008 - 194 comments

Waiting is not an option.

Telling anonymous to wait to test when they have specifically requested pre-birth paternity testing methods does not "help in finding an answer". [more inside]
posted by Mitheral on Feb 5, 2008 - 76 comments

No snark here.

This post was flagged and the system worked as it usually does with cortex quite rightly deleting it. [more inside]
posted by Neiltupper on Jan 31, 2008 - 50 comments

Nothing and Nthing

Whence Nthing? Isn't the word "seconding" meant to include multiple votes of support? Is this something peculiar to Ask Metafilter?
posted by vacapinta on Jan 13, 2008 - 75 comments

You are not helping anyone...please contribute beneficial comments.

Honestly, telling people that they should not be asking for help on AskMe is unproductive! [more inside]
posted by NotInTheBox on Dec 14, 2007 - 38 comments

Tough Love

"Go see a therapist, get into AA, and grow the hell up." "It's time for you to quit being such a goddamned mealy-mouthed coward." "You are one sorry-ass stinkin' drunk" If you're going to offer advice, please do so without the invective. Insults don't help people find answers.
posted by fandango_matt on Dec 3, 2007 - 233 comments

offensive, sexist, NOT RACIST

I see that this AskMe post gratuitously compares a beautiful woman's face to a diseased rectum, distended with constipated feces. [more inside]
posted by ikkyu2 on Nov 25, 2007 - 3 comments

Where should this question go?

So, apparently AskMe is not the place for this question. Where should it have gone instead?
posted by JDHarper on Nov 17, 2007 - 70 comments

omg it's YOU!

Isn't is awfully rude to make a big deal out of non-anonymity in an AskMe thread? It's implying someone should be ashamed, isn't it?
posted by Ambrosia Voyeur on Nov 15, 2007 - 52 comments

Meta Answer Syndrome

Please read the question before answering it. [more inside]
posted by fandango_matt on Oct 22, 2007 - 193 comments

[more than you wanted to know inside]

Ladies: it's cool. [more inside]
posted by Riki tiki on Sep 10, 2007 - 101 comments

Oh, no, it was deleted and no one can tell

Is there any disincentive to posting crap comments in AskMe? Should there be?
posted by smackfu on Aug 31, 2007 - 41 comments

HiveMind: Where's the door?

Bad day for posting here, but I'm miffed. How many chances do/should people get to drop insulting hurtful shits in AskMe threads of all places before they're just banned? I don't want to institute a talk nice policy, but being a dick to an OP looking for a psychiatrist or similar is, to me, a higher crime than just crayoning the walls, it's really demonstrating a bad fit here.
posted by Ambrosia Voyeur on Aug 2, 2007 - 38 comments

Submissive

You know, as the guy who has trouble pointing out that you just cut in line in front of him, I gotta say wtf davy? Is it that hard to imagine that there are people who actually are insufficiently assertive—problematically so—and that this may cause trouble with partners who don't feel they're 'manly' enough? The world doesn't view everyone the same way so it's a bit too much to ask that everyone refuse to project anything besides hesitant soppiness.
posted by Firas on Jul 24, 2007 - 80 comments

Ask the Moral Compass

A recent AskMeFi question: Should I have this affair?. Some responses: Is there any personal honor left in this world? Have you no sense of decency? Your tone is one of weakness before you fuck up his life with your own selfish interests Question 1: Why are some people in this community judgemental? Question 2: Do people practice what they preach? Has anyone ever given advice that does not reflect the way that they themselves live their life?
posted by pollystark on Jul 17, 2007 - 352 comments

OMG CHEATING!

This is why jokey answers are bad in AskMe.
posted by dersins on Jul 11, 2007 - 109 comments

It's not rape if you're a guy?

CLEANUP: to a rape victim in this AskMe. [mi]
posted by cobra_high_tigers on Jul 9, 2007 - 114 comments

Photograph this!

Fine, already. Here's a MeTa thread for all the derailing going on here.
posted by pineapple on Jul 9, 2007 - 219 comments

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