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Do you have a question?

How about a link to How to Ask Questions on the new question page?
posted by blue_beetle on Oct 16, 2008 - 38 comments

It's is not the possessive form of it.

The apostrophe seems to trip up just about everyone, even many Mefites. For future reference, you may want to bookmark this site that gives the 13 rules for the use of the apostrophe.
posted by Daddy-O on Jul 10, 2008 - 125 comments

Spelling and grammar guideline?

Proposed guideline: Posts are required to be reasonably literate. [more inside]
posted by TheOnlyCoolTim on Nov 8, 2007 - 229 comments

how r u?

New askMe guideline: Must have a theoretical "Best Answer".
posted by sophist on Aug 5, 2007 - 49 comments

Too many links makes a post something something

Can some sort of rule/guideline/something be considered, stating that FPP's shouldn't have a bajillion links, one in each individual word?

I know it's not a serious thing, and a programmatic solution isn't the way to go, but when I see posts like this it drives me nuts. Am I the only one?
posted by pdb on Apr 29, 2006 - 55 comments

Why was my post to badassbuddy.com deleted?

I posted a link on MeFi today to www.badassbuddy.com. It is a website that features tons of buddy icons for AOL IM. Matt took it down and I can't figure out why. Any ideas?
posted by wsfinkel on May 24, 2002 - 4 comments

Back themed posts

Backmasking? Backlinking? Backsliding? Backstabbing? Back massage?
Surely this is no coincidence - am I missing some hilarious in-joke here or is there a new MeFi policy whereby all front page posts must be self-referential and carry some allusion to regression? Personally I'd rather have the old, plain no-back Metafilter back.
posted by skylar on May 9, 2002 - 22 comments

Are you supposed to reference your source?

Are you supposed to reference your source? Sometimes I feel like I should let others know where I found the info and other times I don't feel it adds anything to the post. I've often seen people add a [link via X site] to their posts. In my post here I didn't think it was necessary to include that I saw the article in the latest WIRED magazine b/c if you subscribe to or read WIRED you saw it and if you don't then it's new to you. Not suprisingly, the obligatory backhanded comment was made.
posted by suprfli on Dec 10, 2001 - 6 comments

New spice, same as old spice

British widow thread. (a) Just a news story. (b) Should have been in the previous thread.

But what ought to happen when you find new information on an old topic and the original thread is now a little stale?
posted by sylloge on Oct 12, 2001 - 8 comments

Comment length

Guidelines or opinions on ultra-long essay-style comments?
posted by skylar on Sep 23, 2001 - 4 comments

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