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Encouraging Conciseness in Ask Mefi?

Just want to bring up an idea for discussion: gently discouraging walls of text in Ask Metafilter (without doing anything to prohibit) ... through greater emphasis in the top text on the page, and UI guidance after a certain word count (maybe via a change in the text input box color background). [more inside]
posted by WCityMike on Jan 3, 2020 - 38 comments

Ask the damn question on the front page

Ask the damn question on the front page, already! A few recent examples of a growing Ask MetaFilter trend that's starting to annoy me. I'd move for a few guidelines: 1. Ask a question on the front page. 2. Make some effort in striking a balance between salience and brevity on the front page.
posted by nthdegx on Jan 4, 2004 - 27 comments

Kudos for concise posts

Kudos for concise posts [More inside]
posted by jaden on Apr 28, 2003 - 15 comments

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