What makes a bad question on Ask Metafilter?
- Please avoid "help me name my kitten/computer/website" and "help me make a mix CD" polling questions.
What questions are banned from Ask MetaFilter?
- Questions regarding MetaFilter, MetaTalk, or Ask MetaFilter. Post to MetaTalk instead.
- Chatfilter. Open-ended chatty questions that don't offer a problem to be solved.
- Hypothetical or jokey "What would happen if..." questions with no goal.
- Questions that are thinly veiled rants, like "What's the deal with U2, do they suck or what?"
- Questions asking for very specific personal information about other people.
- Questions that needlessly self-link.
Failure to follow these guidelines will result in your question being removed. If you have any questions, feel free to contact an admin or chat with an admin.