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A relatively serious general-interest web community.

Link rot on Mefi, discussed on Aeon Ideas.
posted by Segundus on Apr 8, 2015 - 64 comments

The Joy of FPPing

To people who have done this; why did you create Front Page Post(s) on MetaFilter? The motivations are interesting in themselves, and may also provide positive reasons for people to cross the rubicon from lurker to poster. [more inside]
posted by Wordshore on Dec 7, 2012 - 120 comments

Who the hell are you people?

I like to know things. I like to know things about people. I especially like to know things about people who I interact with online. It bums me right out that it seems so few newer members take the time, or wish to, fill out anything in their profile. Is there any way to encourage this? [more inside]
posted by FlamingBore on Dec 10, 2010 - 97 comments

Enriching the "new answers" field?

Ask.meta pony - how about tracking followups from the OP in "new answers"? [more inside]
posted by Mutant on Dec 22, 2009 - 16 comments

How does it feel to know you're a lab rat?

Exploring the dynamics of blog communities: the case of MetaFilter. Leiser Silva, Lakshmi Goel, Elham Mousavidin. Information Systems Journal. vol 19 no. 1 pp 55-81. 2009.
posted by dersins on May 6, 2009 - 169 comments

Tag Mystery Chaos

When posting to the blue, I'm told that "1 post has been tagged with one of your tags ( long list of_tags GoesHere ) within the past 24 hours." I think this feature would be more useful if it told you which tag(s) and post(s) it was referring to.
posted by East Manitoba Regional Junior Kabaddi Champion '94 on Aug 17, 2007 - 18 comments

login and new comment info on post pages?

Dear #1,

Could we have
"You are logged in as: null terminated / logout
There have been no new questions and 2 comments posted since your last visit"

on the post pages?


posted by null terminated on Dec 19, 2005 - 19 comments


AskMeFi could be improved if the people answering the questions gave more information about themselves and weren't so darned bashful. [MI]
posted by meech on Nov 28, 2005 - 32 comments

Personal information disclosure guidelines?

While I'm guessing this has been discussed before, I feel it might be good to go over again, given the n00bs -- like me. Are there any policies/guidelines/unspoken rules regarding the inclusion of personal information, and specifically the details of less than legal or moral behavior, in threads, comments, and AskMe answers? [more inside]
posted by ChasFile on Apr 5, 2004 - 11 comments

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