I like reddit, and I have an account it, but do single link reddit FPP belong on the blue? [more inside]
posted by wcfields
on Mar 16, 2011 -
After another four times dead
post on the home page, I have a little suggestion to people out to FPP that someone is still dead.
posted by dw
on Jan 14, 2007 -
Can we have an election day thread? Is that too NewsFilter? I can't think of what would make an appropriate link for an FPP on the blue, but here's the Tradesports lines
at least. (Predictions, drinking games, oh yeah, and news/links are probably in order as well.) (And popcorn.)
posted by spiderwire
on Nov 7, 2006 -
Occasionally, I am reminded why I shouldn't read the comments
I guess I'm soft-hearted or something, but I thought that yankeefog's link was a pretty good one: inspiring, heart-warming, maybe a little fluffy, but it's the holidays. So, after I read the article, I clicked back to the comments and the first half dozen replies are people whining about having to register to read it. Particularly annoying is thirteenkiller's one word dismissal
. I'm sure a lot of thought went into that. I mean, what purpose does that kind of post serve other than to make yourself look like a complete dick? Seriously, you have time to dress up your user page with ironic hideously stupid rainbow shit
, but you don't have time to swipe a password from bugmenot? Yeesh.
posted by MegoSteve
on Dec 31, 2005 -
trying not to piss community moores here... would this
(coupled with a few token links to 'kerry medals fake!" news stories) make an appropriate FPP?
posted by Tryptophan-5ht
on Sep 6, 2004 -
I've noticed (myself included) that comments to a FPP are often posted within minutes, even though the links on the FPP would take a lot longer to read. This means the poster probably did not read the FPP links. One thought to have a comment moratorium period (coded) to encourage the reading of the FPP links before posting. There sometimes seems to be a /. "first post" mentality to get a comment in as quick as possible near the top of a thread.
posted by stbalbach
on Dec 11, 2003 -
Stop the presses!
So you're saying that some
people support a war on Iraq, and other people don't
support a war on Iraq? Crazy! I'll bet that's the first time this has ever
been discussed on MetaFilter!
posted by The Michael The
on Jan 18, 2003 -