Good ask metafilter thread that doesn't answer the question? Yes, they exist. February 22, 2007 4:58 AM Subscribe
This (Medical Marijuana ask.mefi thread) is a good example of an ask metafilter thread where people don't answer the specific question of the poster, but still remain civil and helpful. Yay. So there's an existence proof that people can be helpful while not answering the question asked (and not fall all over themselves to be jerks).