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Can we try being respectful to members from poor and rural areas too?

One of the things MeFi does not do well is Southern and rural states. Specifically, there's a definite tendency for members to derail threads or comments about the South with snide jokes or hyperbolic suggestions dehumanizing rural people and/or Southern or Appalachian people in the US. Even otherwise good comments often have nasty potshot asides buried within them. [more inside]
posted by sciatrix on Nov 13, 2015 - 256 comments

How to react when the thread eats you alive

A current thread in AskMe is about how to react when someone flips out on you in public, or on public transit over something relatively minor. In my mind at least, it's gone a bit off the rails and it properly rubbed me the wrong way... [more inside]
posted by emptythought on Jun 6, 2013 - 156 comments

Please be aware of the implications of the language you're using.

Let's please not call people c**ksuckers. [more inside]
posted by Drexen on Feb 3, 2012 - 488 comments

FTFY is annoying

Can we please, as a community, try to not use FTFY on each other when in the heat of debate? [more inside]
posted by Horselover Phattie on Aug 24, 2011 - 185 comments

I would prefer to see where I'm going, thanks

What policy, if any, is there about URL shorteners in links? [more inside]
posted by anigbrowl on Jul 25, 2011 - 34 comments

Spoilers: Do Not Want.

Just a reminder I'm sure we've had before, but I guess we need a refresher. Whether you like the show or not, have some consideration for others & don't give out spoilers like candy. I gave up on this thread after reading two comments containing the same spoiler.
posted by scalefree on Mar 28, 2011 - 238 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

Possibly problematic posts?

A couple recent AskMes have left me a little confused about how to address problematic, but not intentionally offensive assumptions. [more inside]
posted by serazin on Oct 25, 2009 - 142 comments

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