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How would you clone Metafilter? (kinda)

If you were naive, hubristic optimistic enough to want to set up a metafilter like site, but with a specific focus, how would you go about doing that? I don't mean Mefi as a whole with the wonderful subsites, just the Metafilter.com part? If there off the shelf free (or cheap) software that could do the job, whilst also be scalable or is it a question of "Stable, Secure, Cheap pick two" ? [more inside]
posted by Faintdreams on Aug 12, 2014 - 49 comments

Matt Haughey talks about why Facebook is like AOL in the '90s, and the best and worst developments in online communities

The Verge: MetaFilter founder: Reddit's 'creepy stuff' shows how hard it is to run an open community [more inside]
posted by blue_beetle on Dec 12, 2012 - 232 comments

Blackout

Reddit will be blacked out for 12 hours on January 18th in protest against SOPA. Will Metafilter be doing similar?
posted by Artw on Jan 10, 2012 - 352 comments

Do my subreddits qualify for MeFi Projects?

MeFi Projects Question: Can I post links to some subsites I've created on reddit? [more inside]
posted by reenum on Jul 28, 2009 - 22 comments

9/11 was an inside job

"Submitting a link is akin to writing a little paper for school."

"I just went to MetaFilter and the top link is "How many goats are you worth?". Is that more intellectual than the entries on Reddit?"

"I hate, hate, hate it when they put multiple links in single words."

reddit discovers Metafilter.
posted by plexi on Aug 9, 2008 - 164 comments

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