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What does it mean to say "Don't make this the _____ show"?

Over in this post, Artw was taking a stand that no one else in the thread was. And he did it by providing close readings, links, and cogent arguments. He was told "don't turn this into the Artw show." I'm wondering what that means. [more inside]
posted by ThatFuzzyBastard on May 27, 2013 - 303 comments

It can't be bargained with. It can't be reasoned with. It doesn't feel pity, or remorse, or fear.

[This thread needs to not become Ironmouth v. Everyone. Thanks. ] [more inside]
posted by rodgerd on Aug 5, 2011 - 326 comments

Posting of WikiLeaks cables

What is MeFi's policy on posting the text of WikiLeaks cables? Posts like these effectively ban anyone who works for a US government agency, defense contractor and who knows who else from even viewing the thread while at work. Couldn't people just post links instead and leave it up to the viewer to click on them? After all, it's generally accepted courtesy elsewhere on MeFi to label NSFW links as such before posting them.
posted by indubitable on Mar 18, 2011 - 224 comments

How can you tell if MeFi was secretly subpoenaed a: you can't

Can we have a banner on top of MeFi similar to this famous library signs by Jessamyn. In the wake of the Twitter subpoena situation which seems to involve the electronic records of one of our members; it seems like some kind of sign indicating that "no secret subpoenas have been received sign" might be reassuring. Though I'm not sure of the legality not being a lawyer, etc.
posted by humanfont on Jan 14, 2011 - 96 comments

intrasubject derail

Any chance the mods want to redirect the Bradley Manning debate in the leak thread towards the Bradley Manning thread? [more inside]
posted by jeffburdges on Jan 1, 2011 - 8 comments

Wikileaks thread management

Wikileaks: Its a big story and is going to run for a while yet, how about sidebarring the recent huge thread so that people don't feel the need to create new ones? [more inside]
posted by memebake on Dec 14, 2010 - 65 comments

Wot? My thread got secreted!

It's a little ironic that my MeFi post on the supposed Julian Assange OkCupid profile has been censored. [more inside]
posted by dougrayrankin on Dec 12, 2010 - 98 comments

The time is now. Now is the time.

"Post about it when it's out. When it is out is the time to post about it. Etc." The whole point of this post was that large portions of the leak are already out on Twitter [1, 2] [more inside]
posted by enn on Nov 28, 2010 - 90 comments

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