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Stop With the "You Need to Be Freaking Out / Be Afraid" Messaging

I am seeing a recurring message on Metafilter, and I'd like to make a general call to my fellow Mefites to stop it, because I'm concerned that it is both unkind and going to achieve the opposite effect from its intent. That is: "Be afraid. Be freaking out. You are not scared enough. You are not frightened enough. [more inside]
posted by MollyRealized on Jul 1, 2022 - 109 comments

Anxiety/​depression/​ADHD/​autism/​bipolar & other neurodivergences on MeFi

If you are neurodivergent, how does MetaFilter affect you, and how does your neurodivergence affect your participation in and use of MetaFilter? How could MetaFiter -- technologically and socially -- better accommodate your neurodivergence? [more inside]
posted by diss track able on Jul 30, 2019 - 341 comments

How can we make trigger and/or content warnings useful?

People who find trigger and content warnings helpful: what makes a good warning, and how can we format those better? [more inside]
posted by NoraReed on Nov 8, 2014 - 69 comments

Indian Incident

Can someone point me to the AskMe post where a guy in India (I think it was India) had recently saved a woman from a fire and was asking about how to deal with stuff... [more inside]
posted by skwt on Jul 30, 2009 - 6 comments


I'm sorry, but this gem from tkchrist absolutely needs to be on the sidebar. [more inside]
posted by notsnot on Nov 12, 2008 - 73 comments

taosbat SOS

Tragic news from one of our own. May I be the first to suggest we get a best answer for this question and make donations as a group? I don't know what else to do. Ideas?
posted by Ambrosia Voyeur on Mar 3, 2007 - 25 comments

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