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Question about lack of a post on Gaza.

Do we not have a post about what's happening in Gaza because of the whole "Metafilter doesn't handle Israel/Palestine well", or because no one has made a post yet? [more inside]
posted by andoatnp on Apr 6, 2018 - 28 comments

Great article inviting bad/ boring comments = deletion?

This deleted post linked to an article on Israel battle tacticts inspired by post-modern philosophy that I found truly fascinating. Now, I guess the poster should have known that the comments would be 10% good faith discusion of the article and 90% standard Israel-Palestine axe grinding ... but for that to merit deletion is just a variant on the heckler's veto. [more inside]
posted by MattD on Sep 7, 2014 - 193 comments

A poor showing even by the low standards of I/P posts

This is a poor post that links to at least one highly biased source and is generally framed in an exceptionally one-sided manner. While current events may be significant enough to warrant an exception to the (unofficial?) I/P moratorium, this post did not merit it.
posted by Behemoth on Jul 8, 2014 - 63 comments

To advance a polite community discussion

Hey, there's a new post on Palestine. In the interest of having one of these posts that doesn't get deleted, I thought it might be a nice thing to start with agreeing on extra ground rules for discussion of this historically MeFi-contentious issue. But rather than derail the thread with discussion of discussion ground rules, maybe we should do that here? That's what this post is for. [more inside]
posted by eviemath on Mar 18, 2013 - 114 comments

Woman speaks truth to power; Metafilter shuts it down.

O'rly [more inside]
posted by adamvasco on Mar 10, 2013 - 259 comments

I/P discussions....

I know it's a hard subject to discuss civilly. I have a modest suggestion on how to improve such discussions. [more inside]
posted by el io on Feb 13, 2013 - 156 comments

I/P Infringement

When can we expect to have this I/P ban lifted? [more inside]
posted by tybeet on Sep 22, 2010 - 273 comments

Meta Culpa

Meta Culpa: looks like she might not be a racist liar after all. [more inside]
posted by Joe in Australia on Sep 6, 2010 - 69 comments

Metaclog

I think its time we ban I/P threads completely. This thread gets deleted, while this thread, and this thread stand? [more inside]
posted by rosswald on Jun 25, 2010 - 184 comments

wth?

Why the hell did this thread get deleted? [more inside]
posted by Baby_Balrog on Dec 20, 2009 - 278 comments

Israel Meetup

Israel meetup? [more inside]
posted by alon on Nov 20, 2009 - 9 comments

Recommand some books set in Israel.

So, pace this post, I'm looking for good books (fiction or non, but prefer fiction) with modern-day Israel as the primary setting. Recommendations?
posted by scrump on Mar 14, 2006 - 12 comments

MeFi Street

Sunny day! Sweepin' the clouds away! On my way to where the links are sweet! Can you tell me how to get, how to get to...
posted by mendel on Sep 28, 2005 - 32 comments

I/P snark as usual

I found some of the following comments irresponsible and irritating. This attack nearly hijacked a thread. These comments are off-topic and are not fair to both the poster of the thread and the victim poster.
a->p->a
posted by abez on Dec 24, 2002 - 35 comments

Middle East News

Oi! I'm a sucker for middle-east threads (and regrettably get irrationally wound up in them) (especially Israel/palestine ones), but the sheer number of similar front page posts in recent days has been exhausting and exhaustive. The topic is covered on every major news site.

What happened to "posting something interesting I've found on the web"?


posted by hama7 on Sep 24, 2002 - 37 comments

Can we stop talking about Israel and Palestine?

People say that I/P Filter turns them off, but this link got 78 comments in two hours in the middle of a "slow, yet golden period". As usual, it quickly degenerated into a brawl. Has a whole topic ever been banned from MetaFilter?
posted by timeistight on Jul 23, 2002 - 37 comments

No more PR I/P threads!

is it possible that postroad could maybe not post a palestine thread once every couple of days or so? i realize that the odd controversial topic not directly related to israel and palestine is occasionally thrown in, but really.
posted by moz on Jun 11, 2002 - 16 comments

No more I/P or P/I words from me for at least 10 days.

No more I/P or P/I words from me for at least 10 days. My quota has been exceeded.
posted by ParisParamus on Apr 24, 2002 - 38 comments

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