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One or more of the links you entered were found in 47597 previous threads. [more inside]
posted by wilful on Jul 14, 2008 - 26 comments

Bug in just one FPP.

"Protection from the Atomic Bomb" doesn't display a link anywhere in the text of the post (for me). The rest of the page is fine. What happened? [more inside]
posted by Kronos_to_Earth on May 7, 2008 - 36 comments

A little? AskMe front page tweak

My little pony: how much work would be required to turn the "contains answers marked as best" checkmark on the front page of AskMe into a link to the first best answer?
posted by flabdablet on Mar 27, 2008 - 18 comments

25 new posts about how it doesn't say that.

Very short question. Why does it say 'X new links' when most posts here don't have links? Shouldn't it say 'X new posts or X new flameouts/hugesexismthreads/podcasts'?
posted by Memo on Nov 27, 2007 - 36 comments

how to link url

could someone please direct me to an explanation about how to enter links or urls so they are highlighted? thanks
posted by Rain Man on Aug 3, 2007 - 1 comment

wanna come over and watch a movie?

I download what I imagine might be legally construed as "copyrighted material" all thie time. But I'm actually upset with this post because I know some people that worked on US v. John Lennon. (Double standard, I know.) So are there any guidelines about posting full-length, copyrighted movies? Is this post this even in good taste? Where's the context? Does it have any intent other than to illegally distribute a movie? Is this even a problem?
posted by phaedon on Jun 3, 2007 - 54 comments

MeFi Reader Survey

So, I was all set to take the survey which is mentioned at AskMe (right-hand side, under the list tags/post block)
"MetaFilter Readers. Support this site and its advertisers by participating in a brief survey: questionmarket.com."
Unfortunately, this is the result when clicking on the link: "The website you're looking for cannot be found. The website may no longer exist, or may have moved."
posted by ericb on May 21, 2007 - 17 comments

The Askventure of Link

Why no 'link' button in AskMeFi?
posted by conch soup on May 12, 2007 - 53 comments

link me inside

Minor AskMe usability gripe: Can [more inside] be a link to the thread? When a question is unanswered, the only way to get into the thread is by clicking "0 Answers." It seems more logical to click on [more inside].
posted by eyeballkid on Apr 4, 2007 - 7 comments

Yay! Strippers!

In my favorite posts/favorite comments page, the links inside my favorites posts are retained, while the links inside my favorite comments are stripped out and rendered as plain text.
posted by phaedon on Mar 30, 2007 - 9 comments

double

PonyFilter: It's annoying to click on the same link twice in a post. How about sending the New Post form back for the user to "fix" it?
posted by Armitage Shanks on Mar 14, 2007 - 31 comments

Who's Linking to you, linking to me

NoBiggieCuriosityFilter: I run a t-shirt website, and I've noticed a significant bump in traffic today coming in from this askme post I made a while ago. While I normally get a few randoms in from MeFi a day, this seems significantly larger then usual, which I can only assume is because someone somewhere else is linking to that ask me question and generating traffic for me second hand. I'm really just curious about it, and am wondering if any of the admins would mind taking a quick look at where they are coming from for me. If not, no Biggie.
posted by Jezztek on Mar 12, 2007 - 3 comments

Dot Squatting

This article tells people to check out askmetafilter.com, not ask.metafilter.com. The link goes to AskMeFi though, not askmetafilter.com, which appears to be a shady spam and pop up info site...and I refuse to link to it.
posted by lobstah on Feb 18, 2007 - 7 comments

Problem with "https" links?

Error: your link is improperly coded, please check it, and try previewing again.

I was trying to make a new post with a link to this page, but MeFi won't let me :( Are https links verboten in the blue?
posted by clevershark on Dec 2, 2006 - 13 comments

One link posts could be saved

Just a thought about one link posts: Maybe people could save them until they had at least two or three, then posted all at once as say "OneLinkFilter: X, Y, Z" or "YouTubeFilter: X, Y, Z". Others could then emply their one link pile into the comments. Doing this might give the admins more freedom to delete one link posts which were covered as mere comments previously and don't generate much new chat. Other ideas like "YouTube friday" might require too much organisation.
posted by jeffburdges on Aug 15, 2006 - 52 comments

Malformed link in Metafilter post #53254

Clean-up in aisle 53254; malformed link at the bottom of the page. My bad, sorry.
posted by Asparagirl on Jul 25, 2006 - 5 comments

My Profile link at top, not bottom, pls

QuickPony: Any chance we can please see the My Profile link bumped up to the top navigation bar, next to My Comments and Favorites? I love the quick-and-dirty account overview, but I don't love the scroll-to-bottom, or click through to main page, click user name action. (Or too much clutter? Discuss.)
posted by disillusioned on Jul 20, 2006 - 9 comments

Policy on single link product FPPs

This is a bad post. I don't dislike single FPPs, but a single link that points to a single product for sale on the internet, with no extra information or interesting stuff...is not in any way showing the best of the internet. There are hundreds of these for sale from all sorts of companies, and they've been around for a long, long time.

To top it all off, I question that and my post (containing one word: "Spamfilter?") was apparently removed. I can deal with that, but the issue at heart still exists.
posted by Kickstart70 on Jul 7, 2006 - 21 comments

NSFW Porn link in user profile

Cedar has posted an interesting AskMe question on how to occupy oneself during three months in the stir. But when curious minds eager for details on how he came to such a predicament click on the Homepage URL link in his user profile page, they're greeted with a "Whoa!!" NSFW porn site.

Shouldn't he warn folks on the profile page? Should I or someone warn readers of the AskMe thread? What's the drill on something like this? [And I hate to be paranoid, but could it be possible this is an attempt to drive traffic to said porn site?]
posted by mojohand on Jun 27, 2006 - 57 comments

UserAgent string checking for helper buttons.

Matt: Can you disable checking the UA for determining if the little link/bold/em helper buttons show up by the posting box? Just so you know, it works fine with Opera when I have the user agent masked as IE.
posted by bigmusic on Jun 20, 2006 - 11 comments

Made a mistake in one of my links.

Matt or Jess, small glitch in my post....
posted by wheelieman on May 1, 2006 - 3 comments

fix link in fpp

MinorCorrectionFilter: as luftmensch pointed out, the 6th link in this FPP should probably point to this site (or some more descriptive page within it).
posted by rkent on Apr 30, 2006 - 10 comments

Avoiding bad links

In the comment box, after clicking the link icon (or Ctrl-Shift-A), and pressing the Escape button, it shouldn't insert a "null" link, but just cancel adding the link.
posted by Sharcho on Apr 1, 2006 - 13 comments

Are single-link axegrindfilter posts allowed to stay now?

You forgot to post a Wikipedia link. one link newsfilter axegrindfilter post[s] are now open season. Or are they?
posted by mischief on Mar 7, 2006 - 25 comments

I post a link and use the little "link" box

Could someone tell me why, when - in a comment - I post a link and use the little "link" box, it doesn't work?
posted by onegreeneye on Feb 18, 2006 - 5 comments

I screwed up a link when revising my post

In revising my post, I screwed up the very first link in this thread. Should have been this instead of the same link I posted later in the description.
posted by Meredith on Feb 16, 2006 - 2 comments

making multiple links more visible

Just a style suggestion for links that include single words with multiple links.

A period ('.'), or a middle dot ('·' ·), or even a spacing cedilla ('¸' ¸) between the links would make it a lot less annoying, especially for those of us with motor control problems. I'm not suggesting this as any sort of rule, just as a nicety.
posted by Kickstart70 on Feb 10, 2006 - 26 comments

Dead project link should be deleted

dead project. The link was to the ebay sale of this thing which ebay removed for whatever reason (copyright violation, maybe)? Maybe the link should be changed or the post deleted (and perhaps the poster could be allowed to repost another URL)
posted by delmoi on Feb 7, 2006 - 11 comments

"New comments" should be a link from category pages

New comments on category pages. I'm not marking this a bug, because I don't want to be asinine about it. [más adentro]
posted by Eideteker on Jan 12, 2006 - 9 comments

"Newer" link at FPP bottom is broken.

The "newer" link at the bottom of FPP #19 leads to #24 (Download Abiword) which doesn't exist. The "older" link from #25 also points to #24. Shouldn't #19 link to #25 and vice versa?
posted by blue_beetle on Dec 5, 2005 - 2 comments

links without learning HTML?

Apologies for what is most likely an extremely dumb question, but how do I create links within posted messages without resorting to HTML?

It's been a while since I posted and I remember there used to be a simple user interface to create hyperlinks, but now all I see in the posting area is a plain text-entry box.
posted by plenty on Nov 30, 2005 - 18 comments

RSS feature request

TinyPonyFilter: Add HTML LINK element to MetaTalk's HEAD content to benefit the RSS features in Mozilla.
posted by sjvilla79 on Nov 18, 2005 - 4 comments

How do I make posts that don't start with a link?

Of all the posts I've made, I've yet to figure out how to make posts that don't start with a link, where the main link begins further into the post (example). I once tried opening with a closed-anchor tag, but no luck. What's in the secret sauce?
posted by Rothko on Oct 31, 2005 - 10 comments

What is turnbothknobs.com?

so what's this?

http://www.turnbothknobs.com/

I found it when trying to find out where those Mwah! graphics came from.

serched the site as extensively as I know how, but couldn't find anything.
posted by shmegegge on Sep 11, 2005 - 24 comments

is there a policy against linking to disgusting goatse-type webpages in one's profile

is there a policy against linking to disgusting goatse-type webpages in one's profile homepage link?

exhibit a: http://www.metafilter.com/user/17545

and if there isn't - can at least a nsfw warning be placed next to knuckleheads who think this sort of behavior is funny?

im no prude, but damn
posted by tsarfan on Sep 11, 2005 - 34 comments

My Recent Comments link from profile or something

Minor request: could we get link to the new My Recent Comments doodad on our profiles or in the headers or something (unless there is one already, and I'm just having a brain seizure)?
posted by stavrosthewonderchicken on Aug 24, 2005 - 7 comments

MetaChat link in the MeFi top bars

Can we please get a MetaChat link added to the MeFi top bars? It might help prevent threads like this one. [Though my hopes in that direction are faint.]
posted by orange swan on Jun 1, 2005 - 36 comments

FPP to an awesome product (not mine)?

So say I find a product on the web...I buy said product, and it is revolutionary for its purpose (using your mouse...it is a combo of mouse pad/teflon feet/teflon wax from the same company), would it be wrong/shameless to link said product on MetaFilter? (I am in no way related to this company other than I bought the products and I find them to be truly amazing). I simply want to share the love with any gamers/designers that could benefit from its use.
posted by gren on May 7, 2005 - 25 comments

How to add a link to AskMe post

I am trying to post a question to Ask MetaFilter and don't see an option to add a Web link.
It's clearly there if I go to respond to someone else's post or if I want to post to MetaFilter.
And I see that others have added web links to their questions.
Am I missing something?
posted by terrier319 on Apr 28, 2005 - 10 comments

Add link to contact??

Wouldn't it be neat if you could link to a specific comment or post when you were adding someone as a contact. Perhaps the post/comment was a moment of infatuation or a particularly representative post. This would allow us to track and share exactly why we get that warm fuzzy feeling (or itchy, burn-y feeling) when we see certain usernames. What do you think?
posted by tinamonster on Mar 17, 2005 - 15 comments

Find the urban look link

Several months ago, there was a link posted to a site where people were reviewing other's "urban looks" ie if they were wearing the right color of du-rag for the dress they had on. I've forgotten what the site was called and where it was.. can anyone help? (and should I have posted this to ask.meta instead?)
posted by theducks on Mar 13, 2005 - 6 comments

Poetic FFP screening.

Within AskMe I offered a link
To a site that's quite helpful, I think
And I threw in a line
re: a pet cause of mine
As a post to the blue, would this stink?
posted by stupidsexyFlanders on Feb 18, 2005 - 12 comments

blinding color blindness test link

Watch out for fatllama's link to a color blindness test in Keyser Soze's AskMe thread. It's not for the easily disturbed, or those looking for a quiet night of surfing. I should have recognized it from previous experience with it on the net, but I didn't and now metafilter doesn't have to either.
posted by ontic on Dec 5, 2004 - 14 comments

clay cat link broken

"Sometimes you just have to make the cats."
The classic thread that accompanies that link is dead.
posted by NortonDC on Nov 28, 2004 - 18 comments

Is this because I'm new?

Help! I can't set up links within my comments. Beneath the comment box I only have Preview and Spellcheck: no link button, no bold, no italics. Is this because I'm new? I sure would like to be able to link to things to, you know, back up my comments. Thanks for your help!
posted by Fuzzy Monster on Nov 22, 2004 - 22 comments

The HTML toolbox doesn't work! How can I post a link?

I can't post links within a thread on any of the Meta sites. I've seen how the text tools box appears under the comments box when using a PC at work. I'm using Explorer on a Mac running OS 8.6. Any ideas on how I can rectify this?
posted by floanna on Oct 2, 2004 - 16 comments

Am I the only one getting this error?

Does anyone else get a "No Harddisk in Drive" error in Mozilla when you try to follow the main link in this thread? I don't get that error on the other link in the post, or any of the other links on the blue.
posted by headspace on Oct 2, 2004 - 2 comments

AskMe Post Inadvertantly Promotes

Admin hope has been requested here. Tankoo.
posted by scarabic on Sep 16, 2004 - 3 comments

Why isn't ask.metafilter.com linked to in the blue?

Why isn't ask.metafilter.com linked to in the nav of the blue like it is in the grey ?
posted by zeoslap on Aug 25, 2004 - 23 comments

Tell me about Kinja

What is this new Kinja toy, and why hasn't it processed all the fun sites (including MeFi) that I've added to my favorites yet?
There's a bug too: "The weblog addresses listed below are not valid. Please enter URLs in the form" it reads when I press the cute button here on MeFi.
posted by dabitch on Apr 23, 2004 - 15 comments

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