New RSS Feeds December 14, 2006 11:33 AM   Subscribe

PonyFilter: Can we have RSS feeds for users' answers/posts? It'd be nice if you like a person's brand of answers and want to keep abreast of them, but are the kind of person who lives and dies by RSS feeds. Plus, y'know, well, there's this.
posted by WCityMike to Feature Requests at 11:33 AM (12 comments total)

This post was deleted for the following reason: Poster's Request -- loup

I'd like this.
posted by timeistight at 12:02 PM on December 14, 2006

I could see this. But what I'd really like is an RSS feed that updates everytime somebody pictures me naked.
posted by It's Raining Florence Henderson at 12:38 PM on December 14, 2006

I seem to remember this request coming up before and being squashed. The argument being: this is the kind of thing that stalky snarks would love. And that, my friends, is why we can't have nice things.
posted by Plutor at 12:40 PM on December 14, 2006

I think this would be neat.
posted by chrismear at 12:40 PM on December 14, 2006

Your memory is flawed, Plutor.
posted by timeistight at 1:19 PM on December 14, 2006

Exactly 2000 threads ago, too! It's a sign.
posted by chrismear at 1:25 PM on December 14, 2006

timeistight: "Your memory is flawed, Plutor."

I can assure you that this isn't the first time I've heard that. At least, I don't think it is.
posted by Plutor at 1:49 PM on December 14, 2006

To be fair, every time I've seen it come since then (and it has, often) there's been a certain amount of hand wringing about stalking, but I don't recall mathowie saying he wouldn't do it.
posted by timeistight at 1:56 PM on December 14, 2006

Just to clear this up, are we about stalking as in "following someone around the site and posting nasty comments"? Or, y'know, actual stalking?
posted by chrismear at 2:04 PM on December 14, 2006

The former, I think. I can't see how it would facilitate the latter.
posted by timeistight at 2:11 PM on December 14, 2006

Good. Well, in either case, it's not like an RSS feed is going to offer up any new information over the existing comments pages.
posted by chrismear at 2:18 PM on December 14, 2006

Yeah, if you're gonna stalk someone, you better be refreshing their comments page every 30 seconds.

An RSS feed is like lazy stalking and will earn you zero points.
posted by dogwalker at 2:44 PM on December 14, 2006

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