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Cry for help, or weird spam?

What is the story behind the text "My brother raped me last night" that has been posted to hundreds of apparently random online forums recently? [more inside]
posted by msalt on Nov 16, 2011 - 10 answers

200000 GET

What's the best platform for setting up an email mailing list or discussion for my local neighborhood? How should it be organized and promoted? We have a mix of younger (more tech-savvy) and older residents.
posted by thirteenkiller on Nov 3, 2011 - 9 answers

MovieFilter? Where can I find intelligent discussion about movies and t.v.?

Where can I find intelligent writing or discussion about movies and t.v. shows? [more inside]
posted by callmejay on Oct 29, 2011 - 24 answers

Is there a website like Metafilter for Business Owners?

While you can find forums for just about anything, there seems to be this void for an active small business owners forum. Specifically small businesses with less than 50 employees. Whatever I've found so far is low/no traffic or packed with spam. In a perfect world.... I know it would be asking a lot to discover a site like Metafilter, but is there anything out there that comes close?
posted by jamesalbert on Oct 25, 2011 - 9 answers

How to reference online material

How do you properly reference an online forum post in a masters thesis using APA 6? [more inside]
posted by meech on Oct 11, 2011 - 1 answer

I'm thinking about starting a website.

I've been toying with the idea of starting a website that's sort of half forum, half store. I have a general understanding of how the web works, but I haven't done anything web design-ey for about ten years, and even then I was definitely quite amateur. What would I need to do to get going? [more inside]
posted by Scientist on Oct 5, 2011 - 7 answers

Did people just quit writing once DepressionII hit?

Where is a good place to seek submissions for a new, small-scale, locally-grounded literary magazine? [more inside]
posted by millipede on Sep 28, 2011 - 13 answers

Where to find experiment participants?

Does anyone know any appropriate mailing lists or online forums where I can find participants for an online music rating study? [more inside]
posted by leibniz on Jul 19, 2011 - 11 answers

WANTED: A helpful and friendly graphic design forum.

Can anyone recommend a good graphic design forum? Somewhere I can submit works-in-progress and get constructive feedback? [more inside]
posted by hamandcheese on Jun 20, 2011 - 4 answers

Online forums/communities for older adults w/ diabetes & obesity

What are some good online forums/communities for older adults w/ diabetes & obesity? [more inside]
posted by jruckman on Mar 26, 2011 - 5 answers

Help me focus on the good while dealing with the bad

Moderators/Community managers: How do you focus on the good, when your job is to deal with the bad? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Mar 21, 2011 - 8 answers

Good help forum for Office 2010?

Can anyone recommend a good, well-trafficked forum for Microsoft Office (particularly 2010) questions? Seems like this should be eminently Googleable, but maybe because there are so many of them, I'm not finding the one that is the one. Thanks!
posted by The Dutchman on Mar 19, 2011 - 7 answers

Where to find good online history discussion?

Where to find good online history discussion? [more inside]
posted by Carius on Mar 13, 2011 - 11 answers

how can i commission a little painting?

my friend has a photo (not this one, but one that's similar in that there are lots of different characters doing zany things) that she wants turned into a mini painting. etsy alchemy is 'being phased out,' apparently. how could she find an artist who is willing to paint this for her? [more inside]
posted by andreapandrea on Feb 18, 2011 - 4 answers

Would my forum work?

Would my forum work? [more inside]
posted by Bacillus on Feb 16, 2011 - 8 answers

Forum for finding a picture

Is there a forum out there where I can post a "query" (for example, "dramatic painting of an old wise man pointing to the heavens") and crowd-source the results? I'd like to be on both sides of that game!
posted by oneous on Jan 18, 2011 - 4 answers

Looking for a great place to party

What are some fun, smallish, friendly online communities that I could join? Details for what I am looking for inside [more inside]
posted by rebent on Jan 16, 2011 - 8 answers

Maybe we can all just agree to use the "@ ______" model...

How do you keep track of when you are quoted or replied to here and on other internet forums? [more inside]
posted by 2bucksplus on Jan 13, 2011 - 8 answers

Good Samaritan Story Thread

Please help me find a thread (from a year or two ago) that consisted entirely of people sharing stories (for the first time ever) of nice things they've done for complete strangers. It was popular at the time, but I can't seem to find it now! [more inside]
posted by siclik on Dec 16, 2010 - 10 answers

Where Can I Get My Site Ripped Apart?

I want to make my site better. Where do I go to ask about that? [more inside]
posted by theichibun on Dec 13, 2010 - 6 answers

Best Membership Site/Forum Combination?

Best CMS for a Membership Site/Forum Combination? [more inside]
posted by darth_tedious on Nov 30, 2010 - 3 answers

Where do the internet-savvy poets hang out?

What are the best online communities for poets? This previous thread says that poetryslamming was pretty good, but it looks dead now. Are there any others?
posted by yaymukund on Nov 30, 2010 - 2 answers

Program to alert me of new posts on a vB forum?

I moderate a couple of forums but would prefer not to have to keep checking recent posts' page to see if someone has posted something. Is there a program (for Linux) that would check for new posts on a vBulletin forum for me and alert me of them? I haven't heard of anything like that before but since there are so many social networking applications out there now, I thought it would be worth a shot.
posted by Unhyper on Nov 28, 2010 - 3 answers

Short film about dangers of online social chat and murder? Screencasted!

A while ago I saw an amusing "short creative film". It was all told on computer screens, like a screen cast where you watch people type an work on their computer. In it you see a lot of typing in a chat room or forum, and the theme is that a stranger they are talking to is actually a murderer of some kind. I just realised this a really cool new way of storytelling through social media and wanted to watch it again. Can anyone remember what it is? [more inside]
posted by flexiverse on Nov 24, 2010 - 3 answers

Home Theatre Nerd Forum?

Recommend me an excellent home theatre forum and/or standalone DTS decoder. [more inside]
posted by polyglot on Oct 19, 2010 - 5 answers

Research Discussion Board

Research Methods/Statistics Discussion Board? [more inside]
posted by jimmysmits on Oct 4, 2010 - 7 answers

What's your experience in getting an online community to grow?

I'm in the process of developing an online community (for a fairly specific industry/group of people) and was hoping to hear from others about their experiences during the early months/first year of getting an online community to grow. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 8, 2010 - 3 answers

I don't even know what language this is in.

Why did my favorite forum just transform into what appears to be some sort of foreign-language YouTube? [more inside]
posted by Anyamatopoeia on Aug 27, 2010 - 4 answers

Online forum that allows file share?

Does anyone know of web-based community forum software that is FREE and allows FILE attachments to community posts (PDF, Word, and PPT docs)? I've tried Freeforums.com, which is great, but it does not allow PDF attachments. THANK YOUs!!!!
posted by iam2bz2p on Jul 23, 2010 - 6 answers

Not to derail, but what are the most important off-topic topics?

ForumFilter: What advice do you have for seeding a soon-to-launch professional forum with general topics? What should we bake-in to help build community, serve as social release valves, encourage participation, etc? [more inside]
posted by mumkin on Jul 12, 2010 - 5 answers

How can i change the height of my phpBB3 forum header?

phpBB3 filter: Searched around, having trouble re-sizing the header/image in the header of my soon-to-be forum. [more inside]
posted by frmrpreztaft on Jul 12, 2010 - 5 answers

Recommend an online forum where video production for the Web is discussed?

Recommend an online forum where video production for the Web is discussed? [more inside]
posted by jacobean on Jul 8, 2010 - 1 answer

How to implement user donations on my forum?

I own a forum which caters to a narrow interest in a small language, so it will never be huge. However, I still have to pay for hosting and decided to spring for a vBulletin licence last year. So I'm paying a modest sum out of pocket yearly. To help offset this I'm currently running a low level of AdSense ads. This does not bring in much, but I'm unwilling to "upgrade" to big, annoying ads. I'm considering implementing a PayPal donation button. What I'm unsure of are the social dynamics of this. [more inside]
posted by Harald74 on Apr 26, 2010 - 8 answers

Integrate a blog into a website?

Please point me in the direction of a good online tutorial for integrating a blog and a forum into an existing website. [more inside]
posted by jammy on Apr 19, 2010 - 7 answers

Which Widget?

Please help me find a calendar widget for my forum. [more inside]
posted by Paris Elk on Mar 14, 2010 - 1 answer


Is there a BBS community for people who buy and sell older/original retail copies of videogames? [more inside]
posted by softsantear on Jan 24, 2010 - 6 answers

Looking for an online Buddhist discussion forum.

Do you know of any good online Buddhist discussion forums? I used to frequent e-sangha, but it's been down for some time. I prefer that it be diverse or at least inclusive of Zen.
posted by desjardins on Dec 28, 2009 - 3 answers

Ye Olde Interwebs Discussion Board

I need a community board or webblog similar to this one that can accommodate multiple threads and discussions for the non-technologically savvy folks in an organization. [more inside]
posted by cachondeo45 on Dec 10, 2009 - 7 answers

marriage support forums

I'm looking for recommendations of on-line marriage support forums that share some of the features of the Usenet group alt.support.marriage in the good old days. [more inside]
posted by drlith on Dec 5, 2009 - 2 answers

Catching el clasico soccer game in DC?

Where in Washington DC will I be able to watch el clasico (Barcelona v Real Madrid) this Sunday afternoon at 1pm? [more inside]
posted by uk_giffo on Nov 24, 2009 - 11 answers

Using the web to make HOAs/Condos click?

Looking for suggestions or examples of websites dedicated to folks who live in Condos or HOAs (i.e. a website for a specific building or development), and what makes them work (or not). [more inside]
posted by lowlife on Sep 23, 2009 - 3 answers

Condensed Matter Forum?

I'm looking for a forum that hosts discussion in the field of condensed matter physics and/or materials science. I'd like a site where scientists can go to ask and answer questions, similar to Ask.Metafilter, but a general forum would be good as well. Does anyone know of such a site?
posted by Aanidaani on Aug 17, 2009 - 2 answers


Where do you go to discuss science online? [more inside]
posted by clearly on Jul 30, 2009 - 11 answers

What are the best places to talk about China online in English?

What are the best places to talk about China online in English? [more inside]
posted by Mummy of a Lady Named Jemutesonekh on Jul 16, 2009 - 2 answers

Holy juxtaposition

What's the story behind the (contemporary) sculptures scattered in and around the Forum in Rome? [more inside]
posted by acidic on Jul 15, 2009 - 2 answers

Forum software

Forum software questions. (1) As a user, which type of forum software (vBulletin, phpBB, SMF, other) do you like best from in terms of usability? (2) If you're an admin, which forum software do you like best, having tried at least a few types? (3) Which forum software is considered to be most/least resistant to spambots and spammers? [more inside]
posted by crapmatic on Jun 18, 2009 - 9 answers

comics for snobs

Can you recommend any graphic novel / comic forums or groups that focus on more obscure, non Barnes and Noble titles? [more inside]
posted by sponge on Jun 8, 2009 - 3 answers

Forum with integrated event calendar which users can RSVP to?

Do you know of any forum software with an integrated calendar which allows users to RSVP to events, or an add-on/mod that does this? [more inside]
posted by carnival of animals on May 4, 2009 - 2 answers

Best Bit Torrent Forum?

Best Bit Torrent Forum? I'm having a problem, plus I'd like to learn more about torrents. Does anyone have any recommendation on an active forum board I could join? Thanks, David
posted by davidaugust111 on Apr 29, 2009 - 14 answers

Active writing forums?

Anyone know any active writing forums they would recommend? [more inside]
posted by Ugh on Apr 12, 2009 - 5 answers

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