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Small bug with [more inside] alignment

Small bug with [more inside] alignment. Chrome, 20.0.1132.27. Perhaps it happens right after a bullet list of items?
posted by SpacemanStix on Jun 9, 2012 - 9 comments

What percentage of FPPs have [more inside]?

What percentage of FPPs have [more inside]?
posted by Trurl on Jan 6, 2012 - 25 comments

If your website is full of assholes, it's your fault

Mefite[1] Anil Dash[2] writes[3]: "Simply learning from disciplines like urban planning, zoning regulations, crowd control, effective and humane policing, and the simple practices it takes to stage an effective public event, we can come up with a set of principles to prevent the overwhelming majority of the worst behaviors on the Internet." Examples? Why Metafilter, of course, (as well as Stack Exchange sites, of which he is a board member). [more inside]
posted by Tuesday After Lunch on Dec 29, 2011 - 89 comments

Expand posts in-place on the front page?

Link next to [more inside] that would fetch the remainder of the post and expand it in-place on the front page? [more inside]
posted by George_Spiggott on May 21, 2011 - 32 comments

Is 'more inside' enough?

Would you change 'more inside' to say 'special snowflake details inside' and be done with it? Would you add it to the FAQ? [more inside]
posted by jardinier on Aug 20, 2010 - 167 comments

Creating [more inside] jump?

I can't seem to find out how to create the yellow-green [more inside] jump in MetaTalk [more inside]
posted by InsertNiftyNameHere on Mar 7, 2010 - 18 comments

What was the shortest AskMe question without [more inside]?

What was the shortest AskMe question without [more inside]?
posted by Joe Beese on Feb 16, 2010 - 76 comments

Are all links created equal?

Why are there two places to click? Why does the "[more inside]" link point to the same place as the "XX comments" link? [more inside]
posted by Drasher on Jan 14, 2010 - 40 comments

Pony: Bigger text-entry boxes?

Pony: Can we please get bigger text-entry boxes? [more inside]
posted by Tomorrowful on Feb 9, 2009 - 34 comments

Let's NOT go down the "more after the jump" path.

Posts such as this one or this one don't really make for a good post, at least from the front page's POV. How about an addendum to the posting guidelines to nip the god-awful "more after the jump"-style of linking in the bud before it starts to take over on MeFi?
posted by slater on Oct 14, 2008 - 80 comments

Oh, well, if there's MORE inside I'll read it then.

Why do we need to know there is more inside? [more inside]
posted by Shepherd on Jul 14, 2008 - 32 comments

I can has [more inside] indicator on the user activity / posts page?

A simple feature request.
posted by finite on Mar 7, 2008 - 23 comments

AskMe formatting wonkiness

Regarding the AskMe RSS feed formating - Currently there is no line break between the question and the [more inside]. Sometimes this makes for an odd run-on and repetitive paragraph that isn't what the poster intended. Since screen real-estate isn't a problem in the feed, might the powers-that-be consider throwing a paragraph between these sections? I use google reader but it's also formatted the same way in bloglines if this helps.
posted by FortyT-wo on Jan 24, 2008 - 5 comments

Embedding YouTube in [more inside]

Bug/Feature Expansion Request: YouTube links in MetaFilter's [more inside] don't display the optional embed icon. [more inside]
posted by carsonb on Sep 20, 2007 - 12 comments

More inside picky?

I just posted in a thread on the blue and the more inside wasn't visible in preview. I'm on Safari. Anyone else seeing this?
posted by dobbs on Sep 6, 2007 - 10 comments

More Inside? You bet.

More inside everywhere! [more inside]
posted by pb on Sep 6, 2007 - 47 comments

is it brokeded?

Is there something broken in this askme post? I can successfully click on any more inside except for that one.
posted by Cat Pie Hurts on Aug 26, 2007 - 14 comments

[less inside]

On this question, brownpau claims that there is information missing from the original question. However, it's just that the words "[more inside]" are not displayed in the question's page. I've noticed this a few other times; a turn of the phrase that is meant to end in the [more inside] looks out of whack and, until I realize that it's happened again, appears to be have something missing. Should [more inside] perhaps be placed inside the thread, as well, to lessen confusion, even though, technically, we're already inside?
posted by notsnot on Aug 7, 2007 - 6 comments

A [more inside] feature for the blue?

Is it feasible to have a proper [more inside] feature for the blue? It would be nice if there was a trivial way for the gods to save space without having to delete otherwise worthy threads such as this.
posted by [expletive deleted] on Jun 8, 2007 - 35 comments

Because some people won't put [more inside]

Pony request... could there please be a character limit for the "summary" box? I mean, wow.
posted by Many bubbles on May 16, 2007 - 20 comments

An end to [more inside] "witticism".

Could the "Post" button on new AskMe questions trigger a script to check that the first part of the question ends either in a "." or a "?"? This would bring an end to the [more inside] "witticisms" (e.g. Assuredly there's [more inside]). I realise it is minor, and that I have also once been guilty of propagating this lame disruptive meme.
posted by roofus on May 11, 2007 - 105 comments

more inside

Dear Y2Karl, For someone who is so pacifist/gun control you sure are a bully about the amount of front page real estate you use to make a post. Was that paragraph so important? Do you have to ram every point down our throats? WE GET IT. YOU HAVE AN AGENDA. PRETTY MUCH EVERYONE WHO VISITS THIS SITE UNDERSTANDS YOU DON'T LIKE BUSH. It gets freakin tiresome. More inside is your friend.
posted by vronsky on Apr 18, 2007 - 356 comments

link me inside

Minor AskMe usability gripe: Can [more inside] be a link to the thread? When a question is unanswered, the only way to get into the thread is by clicking "0 Answers." It seems more logical to click on [more inside].
posted by eyeballkid on Apr 4, 2007 - 8 comments

Of course, there's

Is there now an official [more inside] cuteness moratorium?
posted by team lowkey on Feb 27, 2007 - 126 comments

AskMeFi RSS feed

AskMeFi RSS feed: Could use some sort of delineation between the question text and the More Inside text.
posted by staggernation on Jan 30, 2007 - 14 comments

SRSLY [more inside] on blue

I know I just asked about this a month ago, but seriously, how about that "More Inside" for the Blue? With a hard limit for character count, even. Please?
posted by briank on Jan 10, 2007 - 18 comments

But at least one should be on the outside

I know that FPPs should have, like, links and all, but it doesn't seem so terribly strange that a bunch of 'em would be all inside, at least not ban-worthy strange.
posted by StickyCarpet on Dec 29, 2006 - 59 comments

Ponies! (popular favorites, more inside, images)

A pony for Christmas?
posted by anotherpanacea on Dec 16, 2006 - 27 comments

More Inside

A wee pony for the holidays: How about a "More Inside" option for the Blue, so that interesting posts like this one are not consistently derailed by people pissing and moaning about "too many paragraphs on the front page" or some other such useless pedantry.
posted by briank on Dec 12, 2006 - 54 comments

vestigial more inside sentences

In askmefi, I occasionally see some posts where the first question field ends with "of course ..." as if the rest of the sentence is cut off. In older posts, though, that phrase usually ends with "... there's more" as in "of course there's more." Is it because it's an askmefi cliche and that metafilter users are perpetuating it as a joke, or if it's because that particular sentence is automatically truncated by admins who deem it unnecessary because of the [more inside] denotation?
posted by i8ny3x on Nov 30, 2006 - 16 comments

Annoyed by "[more inside]" Jokes

"There's a lot [more inside]". Does anyone else find this annoying? I've seen it on a lot of AskMe's lately and it kind of bugs me. A little too cute I think. And its distracting when I'm browsing the questions because I tend to filter out the [more inside]s. What do you think?
posted by PercussivePaul on Nov 10, 2006 - 91 comments

Use more inside more

I know you're eager to win the $30 for best post of the day, but please limit your linkstraganza to one paragraph on the front page. Paragraph breaks give the appearance of multiple posts on the front page and can cause confusion. Recent examples include this post and this post. If you absolutely must have more than one paragraph in your post, put the first on the front page, and the remainder in the first comment. Thanks in advance.
posted by monju_bosatsu on Aug 3, 2006 - 24 comments

Paragraph breaks on "more inside" - how do I do it?

Probably another stupid question: I have a lengthy "more inside" for the front page post I am working on and I can't seem to get paragraph breaks to work. The "more inside" comes out as one long block of text and I want to break it up. I have searched the FAQ and tried my limited HTML magic. What code do I use to break paragraphs up around here? Sorry for the n00b question.
posted by persona non grata on Jul 31, 2006 - 11 comments

[more inside]

Sorry if this is a stupid n00b question, but I have looked and not found. What is the "more inside" code for an FPP so I can break up my post and not hog blue space? I'm working on a lengthy FPP and I don't want to be more of an ass than I usually am.
posted by persona non grata on Jul 14, 2006 - 18 comments

Would it be okay to post a link to my book in a post?

I wanted to post about the current threat to abortion rights along with some links to information about how to get or do abortions. One of the links I wanted to include was to a book that I worked on. Is it inapropriate to put this post on the main page? (Since I wasn't sure, I posted it on projects.) Advice?
posted by serazin on Jul 14, 2006 - 15 comments

Post editor pony request

Post editor pony request: a method to shove part of long posts into the first comment, after the post has gone up.
posted by anotherpanacea on Jun 5, 2006 - 16 comments

Can we get a character limit put on the front portion of AskMeFi questions?

Can we get a character limit put on the front portion of AskMeFi questions?
posted by TunnelArmr on Jan 24, 2006 - 46 comments

New Flagging Reason

This had me thinking: wouldn't it make sense to have "needs 'more inside'" as a reason when flagging posts? I flagged it, but had to put "other;" and, if memory serves, plenty of good first-time posters have had their first threads derailed by the first few "whoa! muddying up the front page there!" comments.
posted by koeselitz on Dec 4, 2005 - 23 comments

Spellchecking More Inside

Oops: The Spellchecker in AskMe apparently doesn't check the "more inside" section (and thus it is embarrassingly revealed that I know how to spell neither "precocity" nor "curiosities"). [MI]
posted by nobody on Nov 20, 2005 - 18 comments

AskMe posting descriptions could be clearer

When posting to AskMe there is some confusion on the descriptions of the text boxes. I copied the italicized text from the "Preview Your Question" AskMe posting page.

Below the "Your question" box the text reads:
This will be the "more inside" area where you explain additional details about the question if necessary. If you use this space, don't write "more inside" to the question area, it will automatically be added for you.

Then below the "Extended explanation" box is something similar:
(optional) This will be the "more inside" area where you explain the question fully if necessary and remember there is no need to write "more inside" .....

I found this a little confusing and repetitive. I know that the top box is what would be a FPP, but maybe this could be phrased better? Is the text below the top box supposed to introduce/explain the second box? Of course, I posted a question so now I can't get back to the original "Post a new question" page to see if that is how this is written there.
posted by clgregor on Nov 13, 2005 - 2 comments

format impedes discussion

Interesting post (maybe) - hoist by it's own petard.
Initial comments ignore the substance - format impedes discussion.

Administrators - PHM!
posted by dash_slot- on Oct 15, 2005 - 19 comments

spellcheck should check for more inside

When posting a question on AskMe, the spellcheck checks the initial question textarea, but not the "extended description" ("more inside") text.
posted by winston on Sep 30, 2005 - 2 comments

Preview AskMe tweaks

When previewing a question on AskMe, under the "Your Question" field is the description for the "Extended Explanation" field: This will be the "more inside" area where you explain additional details about the question if necessary. If you use this space, don't write "more inside" to the question area, it will automatically be added for you.
posted by rhapsodie on Jun 28, 2005 - 6 comments

Get to the question.

Get to the question. Since the introduction of the system more inside feature in AskMe the number of posts where the question isn't on the main page has been trending upwards. Yesterday was especially bad. It would seem that actually asking your question where skimmers can see it would be a prudent course of action.
posted by Mitheral on Jun 23, 2005 - 10 comments

new posters big posts

ericbop, RockCorpse, you guys are both new but three paragraphs (389 words) / five paragraphs is a little large for a post.
posted by Mitheral on May 27, 2005 - 33 comments

Differentiating moreinside from main body

On thread pages in AskMe, can the More Inside section be indented like the answers are, or otherwise differentiated from the start of the post?
posted by cillit bang on May 15, 2005 - 8 comments

More inside tag doesn't show on best answers

The [more inside] tag doesn't show up on the best answers part of ask.me. Just thought it should be pointed out.
posted by scrim on Apr 5, 2005 - 7 comments

Misplaced "More Inside"

Small UI problem? A couple of times in the last week or so, people have typed their askme question in the title box, and their "more inside" in the question box. Could the interface be made a bit clearer somehow?
posted by andrew cooke on Mar 9, 2005 - 26 comments

Filtering for Dollars

'Filtering for Dollars: Let's ignore the questions about the veracity of the claims of the particular user here. Where is the line when it comes to soliciting money via Metafilter? [more inside]
posted by daveadams on Feb 28, 2005 - 179 comments

Guidance on the correct use of AskMe's [more inside] field

Uhm, everyone using [more inside] in Ask MetaFilter sort of defeats the purpose if it and looks, err, bad, does it not? Is there anything to do about it?
posted by xmutex on Feb 18, 2005 - 32 comments

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