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New Resource for Collaborative FPPs on Same Sex Marriage Legalization

There has been some concern that some of the recent FFPs about state-level same sex marriage legalization have been relatively thin. For the states where legal SSM is still pending, prewriting draft text and collecting links to background information would help us create more substantial FPPs that could still be posted in a timely manner as soon a ruling is issued or a law is passed. To this end, all interested MeFites are invited to use these MetaFilter wiki pages to collaborate on future FPPs for each state.
posted by Jacqueline on Jul 19, 2014 - 29 comments

How can we make ThereIsHelp even better?

The ThereIsHelp page on the MeFi wiki is a helpful compilation of resources for people who are struggling with depression, suicidal ideation, alcoholism, domestic violence, and sexual assault. It's also a living document, originally created through the collaboration of MeFites over three years ago in memory of Bill Zeller, and I'd like to continue the conversation about how we as a community can make it even better. [more inside]
posted by beryllium on Feb 16, 2014 - 23 comments

Mefites' Choice 2013 winners, Week Two

Another week of Mefites' Choice Awards, another bunch of fantastic posts flagged by mefites as, uh, fantastic? Phrasing's a bit clumsy, let's take take that again from the top and see if—what do you mean we're live? We're, ah—yes! Welcome to week two, come inside! [more inside]
posted by cortex on Dec 16, 2013 - 22 comments

The new Mefi Wiki site

The unofficial Metafilter Wiki, long hosted by Adrian Hon, has a new website and host - it's now at mefiwiki.com, and I'm taking over hosting. This switch gives it a sizable software and hardware upgrade. It should be easier to update, and more spam-resistant. [more inside]
posted by Pronoiac on Jul 7, 2013 - 44 comments

Mefites' Choice 2012 winners, week four

You may already have won! Click on through to meet the winsome winners of the fourth, last, final and concluding week of the Mefites' Choice Awards. [more inside]
posted by goodnewsfortheinsane on Jan 3, 2013 - 45 comments

Mefites' Choice 2012 winners, week two

We're on to round two of the MeFites' Choice awards. Come on inside for winners and prizes! [more inside]
posted by jessamyn on Dec 17, 2012 - 51 comments

Ponies for everyone!

Pony clydesdale request: a community-edited list of recommendations for AskMe questions that aggregate the answers in the discussoin thread and put them together in one place along with relevant links. [more inside]
posted by jsturgill on Dec 10, 2012 - 14 comments

Mefites' Choice 2012 winners, week one

It's time for round one of the MeFites' Choice awards, aka the December 2012 Most Fantasticked Posts, Week 1. Come on inside for winners and prizes! [more inside]
posted by cortex on Dec 10, 2012 - 17 comments

MetaFilter Wiki's Tenth Anniversary

Ten years ago today adrianhon, MetaFilter Wiki's generous host, announced the creation of MeFi Wiki. It's been a valuable addition to the community since its birth. Thanks Adrian!
posted by RichardP on Nov 9, 2012 - 33 comments

Best of the Wiki

What are some of the best things on the Metafilter Wiki? [more inside]
posted by Scientist on May 26, 2012 - 16 comments

ThereIsHelp comes to profile pages, please help us tweak a feature

Please help us finalize details of a ThereIsHelp indicator on user's profile pages who are interested in participating. [more inside]
posted by jessamyn on Jul 25, 2011 - 404 comments

habits & gamification on wiki

There's now a Habits & Gamification page up on the wiki. [more inside]
posted by leotrotsky on May 22, 2011 - 48 comments

Travel wiki!

Hey! Have you taken a look at the MeFi Wiki travel guides lately? As lots of MeFites of the Northern Hemispheric persuasion are gearing up for summer vacations, it would be great to have folks contributing again to the travel wiki by updating with travel AskMe threads. (Previously).
posted by liketitanic on May 6, 2011 - 18 comments

Wiki addition

I've created a new page on the wiki for images. [more inside]
posted by pjern on Apr 9, 2011 - 42 comments

Have you tried turning it off and on again?

There are a TON of Ask Me questions about basic home networking problems -- setting up wireless, why is my cable modem not working, how do I set up a wireless bridge, etc. Is anyone interested in working on a wiki page with common troubleshooting stuff related to that? Is that something that even should go on the metafilter wiki?
posted by empath on Feb 26, 2011 - 43 comments

My little wiki draft/collaboration pony

Pre-MetaFilter-Filter: a Drafts and Collaborations section is now open on the (unofficial) Mefi Wiki, as a place to share your ideas for MeFi posts, and work with other MeFites on new posts. [more inside]
posted by filthy light thief on Feb 1, 2011 - 54 comments

Any interest in a Frequently Recommended Books wiki page?

I'd like to create a MeFi Wiki page listing books that are frequently recommended in AskMe answers. Would anyone else be interested in such a resource and/or does anyone want to help out? [more inside]
posted by Jacqueline on Jan 31, 2011 - 44 comments

There is help. Mefi win.

Buried deep in the Bill Zeller obit thread is this (new?) gem from the Mefi Wiki: There is Help. [more inside]
posted by nevercalm on Jan 18, 2011 - 28 comments

Mefi Wiki upgraded and improved

After a brief hiatus last night, the Mefi Wiki is now working again and improved. [more inside]
posted by adrianhon on Nov 7, 2010 - 32 comments

OMG N00BS.

There are a lot of new people on MetaFilter and I want to make a Welcome to MeFi page on the wiki. Can you help me out with some things you wished you'd known when you were new here? [more inside]
posted by jessamyn on Jul 26, 2010 - 236 comments

slow and steady, man.

So I started a Mefi Travel Guide on the wiki, since AskMes about travel are pretty common. I'm going to plug away at this over the next couple of months, but please feel free to contribute. I think it could be pretty neat!
posted by liketitanic on Feb 1, 2010 - 44 comments

I was preparing a post like this!

Is there any interest in creating a space on the wiki to collaborate on future posts and prevent sniping? [more inside]
posted by shii on Dec 19, 2009 - 42 comments

ReadMe is up to date

ReadMe is up to date. [more inside]
posted by shothotbot on Nov 23, 2009 - 40 comments

Is it Sixcolors' Fedora 2?

I'd like to update the in-jokes page on the MeFi wiki. So what in-jokes are missing? [more inside]
posted by jbickers on Oct 11, 2009 - 99 comments

Infodump 2.0

The Metafilter Infodump is back, and moderately better than ever! Statistics nerds rejoice! [more inside]
posted by cortex on Aug 13, 2009 - 502 comments

Queries from the hive mind

I was experimenting with Google's search suggestions feature when I noticed that it gave some interesting results for "metafilter + [letter]". Since it returns the most popular search terms starting with that phrase, what you get for each letter is an A-Z listing of the most sought-after topics related to Metafilter. So without further ado, I give you... Metafilter A to Z. [more inside]
posted by Rhaomi on Aug 11, 2009 - 179 comments

MeFi Diplomacy

I've gone ahead and created a MeFi wiki page for our little Diplomacy-playing subcommunity (spawned in this MeTa thread). [more inside]
posted by Rock Steady on Jan 23, 2009 - 10 comments

Does "Christ, what an asshole" count as an "In Joke"?

Does "Christ, what an asshole" count as an "In Joke"? [more inside]
posted by Joe Beese on Dec 4, 2008 - 231 comments

Tagged as batshitinsane

MeFi wiki: Some help needed with Batshitinsane. [more inside]
posted by Artw on Feb 4, 2008 - 40 comments

Wiki Picky Favor

Is there a way to have MeFi Wiki "summary articles" (like this one) appear permanently and visibly in a MeFi/MeTa/AskMe thread that they are linked to? [more inside]
posted by maxwelton on Jan 3, 2008 - 19 comments

Your new games. What are they?

Reminder: Feel free to add/update your Gamer IDs on the wiki if you have new loot.
posted by pokermonk on Dec 29, 2007 - 7 comments

readMe

I collected book related askMes on the wiki into readMe. [more inside]
posted by shothotbot on Dec 8, 2007 - 77 comments

Metafilter Wiki: New and Improved!

After prolonged badgering and complaints from certain individuals (you know who you are!), I've finally upgraded the Metafilter Wiki to MediaWiki [more inside]
posted by adrianhon on Sep 3, 2007 - 97 comments

Taglines wiki.

Metafilter: We Love Taglines!
posted by Mach5 on Dec 1, 2006 - 67 comments

On using superscript identifiers to note wiki links

The love affair between the internets and all things wiki is out of control. Stop, you're hurting America.
posted by Saucy Intruder on Nov 22, 2006 - 128 comments

Why Is There So Much Spam In Our Wiki?

I know this has been brought up before, but I believe that it's frustrating enough to deserve being brought up again. Why is the wiki so spam-ridden?

Every time I go to look at it, at least 75% of the things I click on are spam or "DeletedPage: This page was WikiSpam. "

Seriously, If nobody's going to put in the effort to keep the wiki spam-free, why even bother to have it, especially now that we have a FAQ?
posted by Afroblanco on Jun 4, 2006 - 21 comments

Der Wiki is der spammed.

Der Wiki is der spammed.
posted by disclaimer on Apr 28, 2006 - 24 comments

Mefi Wiki trashed by spam

It seems that the Metafilter Wiki @ http://www.mssv.net/wiki.cgi was taken over by Xanax online, which promptly trashed the whole place, the shitheads
posted by growabrain on Mar 25, 2006 - 2 comments

Vandalbots on the wiki

The MetaFilter Wiki is being destroyed by vandalbots.

As recently as yesterday I used it to look something up, but its brain has been mostly melted. Can it be rolled back to an earlier snapshot? And can you make it so that only registered MeFi users can edit it?
posted by hoverboards don't work on water on Mar 21, 2006 - 43 comments

Link new question page to wiki?

On the ask.mefi "post a new question page," can we get a link to the What makes a good question wiki page?
posted by hooray on Feb 4, 2006 - 5 comments

Mefi + Wiki + CSS = Good Stylin'

I might have been the last person to figure this out, for all I know, but if you pop the URL for the new MeFi stylesheet into the Stylesheet URL box on the Wiki's Edit Preferences page, it looks pretty damn good! Just thought I'd share, in case there's anyone out there slower on the uptake than me.
posted by stavrosthewonderchicken on Jan 18, 2006 - 4 comments

The MeFi Wiki appears to be spammed, Captain.

The MeFi Wiki appears to be spammed, Captain.
posted by wheelieman on Jan 9, 2006 - 31 comments

Is this wiki mefi-related?

Is the website http://mssv.net/wiki.cgi?Home just a blog or is there some connection between it and metafilter? I was just getting more background info and this one seemed a tad OTT. Please don't tell me there's people praying towards SF.


P.S. The search option could be much better. Sorry Matt.
posted by movilla on Dec 7, 2005 - 40 comments

Wikify AskMe

MegaPony plea to Wikify AskMe! (Way too much inside.)
posted by loquacious on Apr 22, 2005 - 19 comments

Crowding in on our turf

MeFi drug wars?
posted by peacay on Apr 15, 2005 - 14 comments

Did last year's wiki fiasco spoil April Fools frontpages for good? (2005)

Did last year's wiki fiasco spoil April Fools frontpages for good, or did I miss the party this year?
posted by Peter H on Apr 1, 2005 - 29 comments

Problems with the wiki / FAQs.

The Wiki/FAQ has been pornified. I'd revert it to a previous version but I can't seem to figure out how. Could someone who knows how this stuff works please revert it and then let us know how it's done? (AskMe or Meta, when in doubt take it to Meta)
posted by Mitheral on Mar 29, 2005 - 27 comments

MeFis of Avalon

And lo, when the spammers did rear their ugly heads, the valiant Sir RichardP did smite them. Mighty was his sword, and thus was the Kingdom of Wiki spared the ugly wrath of pr0n.

(where's the "accolades" category?)
posted by frecklefaerie on Mar 10, 2005 - 14 comments

the metafilter wiki has been spammed by an online casino site

it looks as though the metafilter wiki has been spammed pretty badly by an online casino site, with several pages of info replaced with their url and some gibberish. i've emailed adrian but wonder if anyone else besides him might have a back up copy of the site.
posted by t r a c y on Jul 6, 2004 - 30 comments

Wiki April Fool's prank.

Ok, funs over, the wiki code was totally killing the box. I just might keep it up for shits and giggles at a different location.
posted by mathowie on Apr 1, 2004 - 25 comments

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