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I can save lives by being a dick on AskMe!

I can stop save lives by being a dick on AskMe!
posted by klangklangston on Jun 26, 2006 - 117 comments

Racism on AskMe.

Is it really OK to promote ethnic stereotypes? If not, why do we have this?
posted by Kirth Gerson on Jun 21, 2006 - 147 comments

heated, and off topic

This AskMe thread is getting a bit... ermmm... heated, and off topic.
posted by antifuse on Jun 6, 2006 - 143 comments

Callout: dgaicun's askme answer calls expertise into question

Shorter dgaicun: 'I know nothing about this extremely sensitive topic, therefore I will derail it early on with a heap of ignorant stereotypes.' Flagged with extreme prejudice.
posted by holgate on Jun 4, 2006 - 58 comments

29 Is Editorializing AskMe

I flagged it, but it appears that there's a history of this.
posted by aberrant on May 28, 2006 - 89 comments

the most annoying person ever to post in the green

Congratulations, AmbroseChapel! You're now the most annoying person ever to post in the green.
posted by dobbs on May 11, 2006 - 124 comments

Offensive Ask-Me

Maybe it's just my ameri-centric liberal oversensitivity and 'wheatish' skin-tone, but somehow I find this thread to be highly offensive.
posted by matkline on Apr 11, 2006 - 109 comments

Stay on subject in relationship filter

Can we try not to hijack a relationship thread with judgements about "breeders"?
posted by ThePinkSuperhero on Apr 5, 2006 - 316 comments

Snark fight in AskMe thread.

Fuck you for trying to be helpful
posted by cillit bang on Apr 4, 2006 - 43 comments

Not answering the damn question.

Another example of folks not answering the damn question.
posted by aberrant on Mar 13, 2006 - 78 comments

Apeshit over circumcision.

meehawl has gone apeshit over circumcision. Just relax, man.
posted by The Jesse Helms on Mar 10, 2006 - 99 comments

Another f****** jargon thread

It's like I'm reading a foreign language, and can pick out a few cognate nouns.
posted by orthogonality on Mar 7, 2006 - 50 comments

Is this questions creepy and/or offensive?

Is this ask.mefi question creepy and/or offensive?
posted by chunking express on Mar 7, 2006 - 119 comments

Slightly spammy answer on AskMe.

In this AskMe, I am in agreement with the post that follows mine, as well as of course my own, though I didn't word it as bluntly as Rhomboid did, as I was sort of "typing as thinking". That said, the first response seems vaguely spammy. Full disclosure: I provide web hosting myself, and I still think the response is borderline inappropriate.
posted by twiggy on Feb 27, 2006 - 7 comments

not ready to swim in the adult pool

Yet another specific example from the same user that they're not ready to swim in the adult pool. Is this harsh lambasting of every less-than-perfect-in-thine-own-eyes answer really proper AskMe decorum?
posted by disillusioned on Feb 24, 2006 - 151 comments

Anonymous askme derails: a reboot?

Umm, yeah. I realize this callout is pointless since the the poster in question is so blatantly abusive and off-topic, but I thought it might be necessary to create this thread so the original anonymous poster could have an additional thread in AskMeFi so we could help him.
posted by SeizeTheDay on Dec 26, 2005 - 27 comments

Not all answers on AskMe are good

This answer is terrible, unsupported, and if the advice given were to be followed, would will lead to nothing but grief if someone were to follow it. It is sufficiently ill-informed and potentially disaster-inducing as to inspire me to request it be deleted rather then simply flagging it and moving on.
posted by mzurer on Oct 28, 2005 - 34 comments

Specific recommendations, please

This post actively insults anybody who wants to answer the poster's question with a specific recommendation. I'd like to nominate it as the worst answer ever.
posted by I Love Tacos on Oct 18, 2005 - 82 comments

User complaining about comment deletion

My second of two comments made in this thread http://ask.metafilter.com/mefi/25241 was removed apparently because I disagreed with someone who was complaining that the tangents related to the discussion were not germane to it (http://ask.metafilter.com/mefi/25241#399539).

Of course, since I'm posting this, I disagree with the removal. If this is standard way, we are limiting the involvement of human opinion in Ask MeFi, and end up with nothing more than regurgitation of facts that could probably be gained much better elsewhere on the internet.

Could the person who moderated this clarify the removal?
posted by Kickstart70 on Oct 10, 2005 - 52 comments

Does this question promote violence?

Cleanup in aisle 25154... do we really want to be suggesting assault in an ask metafilter thread?
posted by SpecialK on Oct 7, 2005 - 42 comments

Yes or No?

posted by kyleg on Sep 30, 2005 - 9 comments

Too many relationship questions on AskMe

Since when did AskMeta turn into HoldMe? ComfortMe
posted by ThePinkSuperhero on Sep 30, 2005 - 107 comments

Sweating it

In this thread on ask.mefi, purpleporpoise asked me to defend my call-out. (More inside)
posted by oddman on Sep 7, 2005 - 16 comments

Please keep your politics out of Ask Metafilter questions

"Criminal incompetence is probably not an impeachable offense, but something has to be done about Bush." Please keep your politics out of Ask Metafilter questions. (And another.) It tends to attract the wrong kind of answers.
posted by smackfu on Sep 2, 2005 - 25 comments

User Callout

My question started out simply asking for advice on how to make business cards, and Fandango_Matt not only called me, he helped me design a set of professional cards. I met a future business partner the other day and he was impressed; no doubt if it weren't for Fandango_Matt's help things could have swung the other way. Thank you.
posted by Dean Keaton on Jul 25, 2005 - 34 comments

AskMe poster shoots rabbit?

Fuckwit AskMefi poster wonders if torturing bunny rabbits is a good idea.
posted by Asparagirl on Jun 19, 2005 - 134 comments

Chatfilter cleanup

Chatfilter: Which is prettier, rainbows or unicorns?
posted by planetkyoto on May 23, 2005 - 51 comments

Atheists, when did you lose your faith?

Not to beat a dead horse, but I thought threads like this were deemed chat filter and not appropriate for Ask MeFi.
posted by Specklet on Mar 14, 2005 - 109 comments

Complaining that all pants are made for fat people is offensive

Could we please blame fat people for everything that doesn't go our way more often? It's awesome and not at all bitchy.
posted by willpie on Mar 12, 2005 - 63 comments

What's wrong with my "rich and happy" AskMe post?

Someone complained about my "rich and happy" question. I can only assume others feel the same.
Give it to me straight - what's wrong with it? Rip it apart. I can take it. What doesn't kill me makes makes me a better MeFite.
posted by hellbient on Mar 2, 2005 - 24 comments

Pissing on Ask Metafilter

"Pissing on AskMeFi": pissing on AskMeFi. Keep it off the green.
posted by Eamon on Feb 9, 2005 - 62 comments

Too Much MetAskMe

MetaTalk is a discussion area for topics specific to MetaFilter itself

However, it seems like half (or more) of the MetaTalk posts lately are actually specific to AskMetafilter. (more inside)
posted by yhbc on Jan 20, 2005 - 27 comments

Thank you, Matt

I just wanted to take this opportunity to thank Matt for deleting the Invisibility/Flight thread in Ask.Me
posted by esch on Jan 14, 2005 - 134 comments

This is NOT what AskMe is for.

This is NOT what AskMe is for. The poster even acknowledges it in defiance.
posted by Civil_Disobedient on Jan 1, 2005 - 36 comments

This chatty non-question should be removed

This chatty non-question should be removed from AskMetaFilter.
posted by gd779 on Dec 31, 2004 - 47 comments

Over-reaction to my not-so-stellar AskMe

Okay, so in a lapse of early morning judgement I post a not-so-stellar AskMe post. But does such deserve...(MI)
posted by konolia on Dec 12, 2004 - 91 comments

AskMe is not the proper venue for resolving your petty vendettas.

Mayor Curley takes a perfectly innocuous, neutral question which was getting some interesting responses and turns it into a NYC vs Boston grudge match. AskMe is not the proper venue for resolving your petty vendettas and urban insecurities. That's what the blue is for.
posted by signal on Oct 19, 2004 - 89 comments

Gmail Invites aren't cool in AskMe

I have a much bigger problem with the people who shit all over this thread than I do with the thread itself, which was rather cute. I still think it would've been a valid AxMe post even if the "win a gmail invite for being cute" portion hadn't been there.
posted by SpecialK on Sep 21, 2004 - 42 comments

Dangerous comment, please delete

This isn't funny. Though I concede that the probability of anyone actually doing it is remote, the comment is nonetheless inappropriate.
posted by Kwantsar on Sep 18, 2004 - 63 comments

This AskMe has torrents for answers.

Metafilter Warez Server
posted by Kwantsar on Aug 20, 2004 - 26 comments

[Max field length is 100] Is a bad choice of words a derogation during Ask Mefi?

Is a bad choice of words a derogation during Ask Mefi?
posted by wendell on Jul 31, 2004 - 34 comments

AskMe Callout

This filth is just too much. These posts are not questions, do not help anyone, and aren't funny; they cheapen, devalue and irritate our dearly beloved Ask Metafilter. Can we please not crap all over it? If you want to just hang out, go to the mefi irc channel. Or somewhere, just away. Please? Please?
posted by ac on Jul 10, 2004 - 144 comments

Should this thread be deleted?

Should this thread be deleted? Will Keyser's reporting of this end up leading back to the thread? Does anyone who voiced opinion on it have to worry?
posted by pieoverdone on Jun 30, 2004 - 49 comments

Confusion about AskMe self-answer

WTF? Shane-a-go-go answers Shane's question as if it's his own and replaces the comment link with a link to a photobucket image. And mentions a site called linkagogo. Spam? Self-destructive attempt to get banned? WTF?
posted by Blue Stone on Jun 21, 2004 - 35 comments

Best response?

Does this belong in the top 25 best responses in Askme?
posted by Keyser Soze on Jun 6, 2004 - 26 comments

Jokes in AskMe are no good

Can we please make it stop? It's bad enough that we really want a 100+ post thread about same sex marriage every day. Do we have to drag it into AskMe?
posted by y6y6y6 on Feb 27, 2004 - 17 comments

This post -- an askme? Discuss.

This question about the posited decline and fall of aliens in film might be worth addressing here...
posted by namespan on Dec 30, 2003 - 24 comments

Askme comment callout

BlueStone, what an unfriendly (to put it mildly) response! So tell me, do you ever go to the doctor or take prescription drugs? Seems like you ought to be the captain of your own ship and just let your body strengthen its own defenses instead of using such a crutch.
posted by billsaysthis on Dec 27, 2003 - 48 comments

Miguel, answer the damn question already, please!

Miguel, answer the damn question already, please!
posted by five fresh fish on Nov 6, 2003 - 31 comments

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