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Metafilterians extensively quoted in today's Sunday NY Times Magazine

This thread, which discusses the NY Times article on raising teenagers is extensively cited in today's NY Times magazine. In particular, GuyZero, Sangermaine, Sys Rq, and Corb's comments are quoted!

Hello and welcome NY Times writer, whoever you are!
posted by jasper411 on Apr 5, 2015 - 452 comments

That's really small of you!

I was recently called out by another user for the style I use when quoting others. The criticism was that, by wrapping the other person's comments in <small> tags, I was engaging in a deliberate effort to diminish the importance of what they said. Is this a legitimate criticism? [more inside]
posted by tonycpsu on May 4, 2014 - 175 comments

The blockquote tag is awesome! Let me show you how to use it.

Quoting more then a sentence or two from a user or article? Let me introduce you to the blockquote tag to use in place of italics. [more inside]
posted by royalsong on May 21, 2012 - 131 comments

roll truck roll said "I'd like to talk about how we're quoting each other."

I'd like to talk about how we're quoting each other. [more inside]
posted by roll truck roll on Mar 6, 2010 - 117 comments

Quoting capabilities for MeFi mail?

Quoting capabilities for MeFi mail? Yeah, I know, it's not meant to be a full-fledged mail client, but it's annoying when someone responds to something you said and you have to go back to your sent folder to remember what the heck it was.
posted by desjardins on Feb 5, 2009 - 27 comments

Metafilter Quoting Bookmarklet

Here's a little quoting bookmarklet for Metafilter threads that I thought folks might find useful. Highlight a text snippit you'd like to quote and click the bookmarklet. It'll format the snippit as a quote and paste it into the comment box for you. [more inside]
posted by Jeff Howard on Feb 27, 2008 - 32 comments

Quoting

I'm wondering if (a) we might be able to get a baked-in quoting ability, or (b) someone could help me figure out why Plutor's quote script isn't working for me. [more inside]
posted by WCityMike on Sep 16, 2007 - 89 comments

It just seems wrong somehow.

Great thread and everything, but shouldn't we be a bit concerned that the post itself is just the first two paragraphs (even the same links) of the main atlantic article, without even attribution? Seems a bit off to my delicate sensibilities.
posted by Sparx on Sep 6, 2007 - 64 comments

More styled CSS for some HTML elements, such as blockquote

Slightly better CSS: Could the CSS for useful elements like blockquote be improved so that quoted text from previous posts does not have to be faked with ? A now-common style of changed font, larger left indent, and line down the left side might work.
posted by joeclark on Apr 21, 2006 - 64 comments

Quote Pony

Quote pony? Whereby a user can quote another post without having to copy/paste and add italics. Gut feeling that if this was easy and feasible it would already exist, but you never know...
posted by fire&wings on Nov 15, 2005 - 33 comments

How do you quote?

I'm a newbie here.

How do you quote the Preview feature when replying
to other comments in a thread?

btw,i synidicated MetaFilter on LiveJournal the other day.
posted by bearybipolar on Nov 20, 2004 - 15 comments

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