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INAPPROPRIATE CAPS: Misleading title 4 exclamation points The Daily Kos hive mind parodies itself.
posted by Artifice_Eternity (193 comments total) 9 users marked this as a favorite

 
If you're not familiar with the tropes of Daily Kos, it may be a bit inside-baseball. But much of it should ring a bell for denizens of any online community given to combative debate.
posted by Artifice_Eternity at 10:39 AM on July 25, 2006


Feigned interest. Snarky comment on DKos community. Restrained delight over first post.
posted by The Giant Squid at 10:40 AM on July 25, 2006


Comment that shits on thread.
posted by Astro Zombie at 10:43 AM on July 25, 2006


This should be on the front page.
posted by [expletive deleted] at 10:44 AM on July 25, 2006 [1 favorite]




Obligatory "flag and move on" comment.

Obligatory "I flagged this post" comment.
posted by KirkJobSluder at 10:44 AM on July 25, 2006


Italicized quote of Astro Zombie's comment.
Snarky suggestion to flag and move on.
posted by NationalKato at 10:45 AM on July 25, 2006


MeTa.
posted by keswick at 10:45 AM on July 25, 2006


Apology to KirkJobSluder for not previewing.
posted by NationalKato at 10:45 AM on July 25, 2006


Metafatigue.
posted by dontoine at 10:46 AM on July 25, 2006


Metafilter: witticism
posted by furtive at 10:53 AM on July 25, 2006


This comment: it vibrates?
posted by String at 10:56 AM on July 25, 2006


Objection to use of phrase "hive mind".
posted by Kirth Gerson at 10:56 AM on July 25, 2006


Mid-thread derail.
posted by Pastabagel at 10:56 AM on July 25, 2006


Where's Inflammatory MeFi Celebrity? He should be here in 3, 2, 1...
posted by rxrfrx at 10:57 AM on July 25, 2006


Inquiry as to the quality of this post relative to the rest of the Web.
posted by PlusDistance at 10:57 AM on July 25, 2006


Double
posted by empath at 11:00 AM on July 25, 2006


Smug reference to 9622 from user who was not actually there.
posted by arto at 11:00 AM on July 25, 2006


I, for one, welcome our new Meta overlords.
posted by Atreides at 11:03 AM on July 25, 2006 [1 favorite]


Metafilter: INAPPROPRIATE CAPS
posted by kittyprecious at 11:04 AM on July 25, 2006


Grouchy comment about the irrelevance and non-mefi-ness of FPP. Equation of said FPP with human excrement. Flurry of outraged responses in comments following about the incivility of the initial grouch. Massive thread derail, i.e., business as usual.
posted by blucevalo at 11:05 AM on July 25, 2006


Defence of link using "at least not YouTube" argument.
posted by easternblot at 11:06 AM on July 25, 2006 [1 favorite]


Derail into comments about Israel.
posted by Falconetti at 11:06 AM on July 25, 2006


Fark?
posted by mr.curmudgeon at 11:06 AM on July 25, 2006


Metafilter: Non Sequitur Phrase That Sounds Funny But Has Only Tangential Connection to FPP
posted by jonp72 at 11:06 AM on July 25, 2006



posted by mr.curmudgeon at 11:08 AM on July 25, 2006


Snide upbraiding of comment for repeating point made by earlier comment, even if not so clearly.
posted by kittyprecious at 11:09 AM on July 25, 2006


How novel.
posted by delmoi at 11:11 AM on July 25, 2006


Beer.
posted by It's Raining Florence Henderson at 11:11 AM on July 25, 2006


Snobbish comment lamenting that there's nothing new on the internet.

Gratuitous link to the time k5 did it.
posted by ubernostrum at 11:14 AM on July 25, 2006


Link to irrelevant news story echoing comment in old closed thread previously linked to.
posted by Kirth Gerson at 11:14 AM on July 25, 2006


Mutual praise of fish food, acceptance of terms.
posted by Schlimmbesserung at 11:15 AM on July 25, 2006


"BREAKING! My diary on an unrelated subject! " <----- Obligatory comment on how this post made me "LOL" even though, in reality, I sat staring blankly at my screen. Just as I always do.
posted by mr.curmudgeon at 11:15 AM on July 25, 2006


dailykos.com
DaIlykOS
Coincidence?
I think not.




posted by dios at 11:17 AM on July 25, 2006


Riposte pointing out misquote.
posted by kdar at 11:18 AM on July 25, 2006


Quickly-posted one-sentence attempt to have the last word (only to be supplanted by a much wittier, pithier last word).
posted by blucevalo at 11:18 AM on July 25, 2006


...or not.
posted by mr.curmudgeon at 11:18 AM on July 25, 2006



posted by monju_bosatsu at 11:19 AM on July 25, 2006


Reference to "How to write an article for Mad Magazine" published sometime in the early '60s, and its subsequent evolution to online fora by way of BBSs and FidoNet.
posted by mischief at 11:19 AM on July 25, 2006



posted by monju_bosatsu at 11:21 AM on July 25, 2006 [2 favorites]


Profanity-laced inanity.
posted by Divine_Wino at 11:23 AM on July 25, 2006


Comment on original post revealing that commenter clearly hasn't read any prior comments.
posted by hifiparasol at 11:24 AM on July 25, 2006


Hmm, deleted FPP but still able to post...
posted by mischief at 11:25 AM on July 25, 2006


Offensive image macro.
posted by Mikey-San at 11:27 AM on July 25, 2006


Incredulous reaction to dios comment. Accusation of trolling.
posted by Kirth Gerson at 11:28 AM on July 25, 2006


OK, I know I saw a deletion box reading "take axegrindfilter elsewhere". Someone is messin' with my head here.
posted by mischief at 11:28 AM on July 25, 2006



posted by monju_bosatsu at 11:30 AM on July 25, 2006


kdar: if you are going to link to the irc quotes database, link to a good one.



posted by dios at 11:31 AM on July 25, 2006



posted by moss at 11:33 AM on July 25, 2006


something written small
posted by jefbla at 11:35 AM on July 25, 2006


Best of the web? Flagged as inappropriate.
posted by geoff. at 11:36 AM on July 25, 2006


Get these motherfucking zombie fpps off the motherfucking fp!
posted by prostyle at 11:37 AM on July 25, 2006


Kneejerk defense of dios.
posted by Cyrano at 11:38 AM on July 25, 2006


Witty meta comment utilizing the gimmick of the linked-to diary.

Increasingly sarcastic, additionally meta comment referring to that comment.

Unbelievably snarky and meta comment making fun of that one, the folds of time and space nearby shaking violently as reality approaches its recursion limit, its stack becoming dangerously full.

Further comment, aka "the straw that breaks the camels back" illust--

(SPLORP!)

HI MY NAMe IS JOHNY. I LIKE THe INTERNET. DID YOu SEE CARIBEAN PIRATEs MOVIE YET? CATCH U L8R BYE.
posted by JHarris at 11:38 AM on July 25, 2006


Even more inappropriate comment questioning mathowie's sexuality for no reason.

Small, seemingly unrelated, aside that results in a flamewar.
posted by zerolives at 11:44 AM on July 25, 2006


Over-the-top flame against an earlier poster based on a grudge from another thread.
posted by moss at 11:45 AM on July 25, 2006





posted by weapons-grade pandemonium at 11:46 AM on July 25, 2006


Tubgirl is somebody's daughter.
posted by milquetoast at 11:46 AM on July 25, 2006


Suspicious new user post.
posted by markdj at 11:48 AM on July 25, 2006


Reference to Mushrooms.
posted by xod at 11:52 AM on July 25, 2006


Suspiciously irrelevant comment shilling for a commercial site.
posted by moss at 11:54 AM on July 25, 2006


Comment about how Plastic did this first and better.
posted by absalom at 11:56 AM on July 25, 2006


Brief snark.
posted by MythMaker at 11:57 AM on July 25, 2006


Obligatory use of the word defenestration.
posted by the ghost of Ken Lay at 11:57 AM on July 25, 2006


Abbreviated and utterly incomprehensible/inane conspiracy theory regarding psychological attacks by unnamed government entity.
posted by IronLizard at 11:58 AM on July 25, 2006


Comment which nobody pays attention to, due to it being badly thought out.
posted by wheelieman at 12:02 PM on July 25, 2006


.
posted by Mister_A at 12:03 PM on July 25, 2006


Required Simpson's reference using the word cromulent.
posted by Dantien at 12:07 PM on July 25, 2006


Here is my comment made in the incorrect narrative voice.
posted by mr_crash_davis at 12:07 PM on July 25, 2006


Direct appeal to Matt, request for a pony.
posted by mrbill at 12:08 PM on July 25, 2006


2nd beer.
posted by It's Raining Florence Henderson at 12:08 PM on July 25, 2006


Quote taken out of context... and chopped up badly... using ellipses.

Rhetorical question that misses the original point but includes a spelling eror.
posted by 23skidoo at 12:09 PM on July 25, 2006


Quick correction of spelling error.
posted by 23skidoo at 12:09 PM on July 25, 2006


Brutal misinterpretation of earlier comment, put in "summary quotes".
posted by Kirth Gerson at 12:12 PM on July 25, 2006


off-topic haiku
with lame pop-culture references and
too many syllables
posted by It's Raining Florence Henderson at 12:13 PM on July 25, 2006


Dismissal of n00b's contribution with snarky comment about high user numbers.
posted by iconomy at 12:19 PM on July 25, 2006


thurd beeer
posted by It's Raining Florence Henderson at 12:20 PM on July 25, 2006


Your favorite DailyKos Diary sucks
posted by Flashman at 12:22 PM on July 25, 2006


Speculation about what the Rapture Ready people are up to today.
posted by yeti at 12:23 PM on July 25, 2006


Brutal misinterpretation of earlier comment, put in "summary quotes".

Angry rebuttal by unrelated poster restating the original point, and expressing something nasty about Kirth Gerson for the misinterpretation.
posted by ArkhanJG at 12:31 PM on July 25, 2006


Condescending long winded run on sentence redundantly explaining the history of such conversations through MeFi's history depite several previous comments to that effect already existing in the thread. Smug pride in knowledge of such events. Brag about low user number. Implication of superiority due to said user number.
posted by raedyn at 12:36 PM on July 25, 2006


Demand to have user numbers hidden.
posted by raedyn at 12:37 PM on July 25, 2006


fascism
posted by xod at 12:42 PM on July 25, 2006


User popping in to mention that this story reminds him of this quote in the bash.org database.
posted by clevershark at 12:42 PM on July 25, 2006 [1 favorite]




Inevitable abuse of the image posting feature.
posted by clevershark at 12:44 PM on July 25, 2006


Grumbly comment about how the place is turning into Fark.
posted by Mcable at 12:44 PM on July 25, 2006


Timely reminder that it could be worse. Pointing to other examples on the web of aforementioned "worse".
posted by clevershark at 12:48 PM on July 25, 2006


Grumbly comment about how the place is turning into Fark.

On preview see the comment has already been made, yet state "On Preview:" and repeat turd of a comment anyway.
posted by tetsuo at 12:50 PM on July 25, 2006


circumcision.

cat-declawing.
posted by jivadravya at 12:51 PM on July 25, 2006


What carter said.
posted by carter at 12:52 PM on July 25, 2006


ME TOO
posted by clevershark at 12:54 PM on July 25, 2006


Ironic YouTube link.
posted by jefgodesky at 12:55 PM on July 25, 2006


Attribution of this thread's (and the world's) problems to religious believers, and their deluded worship of a big bearded dude in the sky.

Derail in 5... 4... 3...
posted by Artifice_Eternity at 12:56 PM on July 25, 2006


I just threw up in my mouth a little.
posted by fenriq at 12:57 PM on July 25, 2006


Frustration over growing length of comment thread, vaguely insinuating violence against those who waste reading time.

Ignore obvious realization that I do not have to read every thread.
posted by Dantien at 12:59 PM on July 25, 2006


Sidesplittingly funny animated gif that combines Kos's overinflated ego, dios's surprise reappearance in this thread, a subtle dig at the international Jewish banking conspiracy, and Ceilingcat, which is so funny that it makes you literally shit your pants upon viewing it.

And obligatory David Cross reference for jonmc.
posted by UKnowForKids at 12:59 PM on July 25, 2006


I have nothing to say
posted by Postroad at 1:01 PM on July 25, 2006


Me neither.
posted by Mach5 at 1:02 PM on July 25, 2006


Your favorite animated gif sucks!
posted by 1f2frfbf at 1:02 PM on July 25, 2006


.
posted by Artifice_Eternity at 1:03 PM on July 25, 2006


Comment pointing out that Bill Hicks is overrated.
posted by It's Raining Florence Henderson at 1:04 PM on July 25, 2006



posted by If I Had An Anus at 1:07 PM on July 25, 2006


Unsupportable claim of having created wildly popular MetaGroup on orkut.com doing this years ago before it was Kos-cool. Bitter, petulant sneer.
posted by sidereal at 1:08 PM on July 25, 2006


threaded comments suck
posted by If I Had An Anus at 1:09 PM on July 25, 2006


Observation that this joke never gets old.
posted by yhbc at 1:10 PM on July 25, 2006


Comment mentioning that I hate all of you.

(irl silently weeps because he's lonely)
posted by eyeballkid at 1:11 PM on July 25, 2006


Sarcastic "apology" to ArkhanJG, gleefully pointing at ad hominem attack and ironically suggesting remedial reading.
posted by Kirth Gerson at 1:11 PM on July 25, 2006


Grudging admission that although your animated gif did not make me laugh, it might have made someone else laugh and it at least acknowledges it's sources, which were gifs that did make me laugh, and so I may have been off base claiming it was the cause of several major diseases and the downfall of society in general.
posted by 1f2frfbf at 1:12 PM on July 25, 2006


Comment decrying imageshack's pitifully low bandwidth restrictions. Fie!
posted by monju_bosatsu at 1:17 PM on July 25, 2006


Dropping of pants, inappropriate nakedness and touching.
posted by loquacious at 1:17 PM on July 25, 2006


oops
posted by Smedleyman at 1:21 PM on July 25, 2006



posted by If I Had An Anus at 1:23 PM on July 25, 2006


Pancakes.
posted by Fuzzy Monster at 1:26 PM on July 25, 2006



posted by Extopalopaketle at 1:27 PM on July 25, 2006 [1 favorite]


Aside to point out that so-and-so's nick is awesome.
posted by clevershark at 1:27 PM on July 25, 2006


Comment about poster's polish being rusty and wtf is that cartoon saying.
posted by IronLizard at 1:29 PM on July 25, 2006


Metafilter:
posted by ericb at 1:29 PM on July 25, 2006


disingenuous comment about how this somehow reminds user of a song he wrote, shamelessly self-links to it.
posted by hellbient at 1:30 PM on July 25, 2006


Assertion that Clevershark is miles behind in pointing out the same Bash quote that I quoted a while ago.

Resigned admittance that kdar caught me in a misquote.
posted by Schlimmbesserung at 1:33 PM on July 25, 2006


" " on a plane.
posted by Smedleyman at 1:35 PM on July 25, 2006


obligatory smug bandwagoning; backhanded compliment congratulating DailyKos for becoming a "real community" by making fun of itself.
posted by whatnot at 1:36 PM on July 25, 2006


Declaration that THIS is the event that represents the entire Internet "jumping the shark".
posted by wendell at 1:38 PM on July 25, 2006


Fails to read smedleyman's comment; cleverly posts comment with repeated motherfuckers in it.
posted by Kirth Gerson at 1:39 PM on July 25, 2006


Semi-bemused observation that a similar thing was done in 2003 on LinkFilter.
posted by darkstar at 1:41 PM on July 25, 2006


Obligatory remark noting that adding a level of meta to the commentary does not make it satire or even funny, quickly washed away in a flood of declarative statements from people who disagree through action without commenting on how old the joke has gotten.


posted by klangklangston at 1:44 PM on July 25, 2006


IRONY, MOTHERFUCKER, DO YOU SPEAK IT?
posted by klangklangston at 1:46 PM on July 25, 2006





posted by Extopalopaketle at 1:48 PM on July 25, 2006 [1 favorite]


are we really doing this again ?
posted by grex at 1:49 PM on July 25, 2006


Amiable comment towards Schlimmbesserung. Offer to smoke ritual plankton peace pipe.
posted by kdar at 1:57 PM on July 25, 2006


Comment that ... uh ... um ... comment ... um ... Ah, forget it. What the fuck is up with that Doritos bag?
posted by pardonyou? at 2:01 PM on July 25, 2006


that animated gif where David Hasselhoff's crotch, which has a picture of David Hasselhoff on it, looms, which in turn causes a new David Hasselhoff crotch to loom, which then causes a new David Hasselhoff crotch to loom, which causes another new David Hasselhoff crotch to loom, which subsequently causes a new David Hasselhoff crotch to loom, which allows a new David Hasselhoff crotch to loom, thereby causing a new David Hasselhoff crotch to loom, again causing yet another new David Hasselhoff crotch to loom, only to have another new David Hasselhoff crotch loom, which, because of that, causes a new David Hasselhoff crotch to loom...
posted by hellbient at 2:01 PM on July 25, 2006


normal daily cursing of klangklangston.
posted by hellbient at 2:06 PM on July 25, 2006


Obligatory reference to Godwin's Law.
posted by Sandor Clegane at 2:10 PM on July 25, 2006


I threw up in the bathtub today.
posted by stinkycheese at 2:10 PM on July 25, 2006


sincere statement of the annoying stupidity of this fpp.
posted by Kifer85 at 2:11 PM on July 25, 2006


Argumentative comment, followed by ironic accusation.
posted by grubi at 2:18 PM on July 25, 2006


Nice pylons.
posted by mullacc at 2:21 PM on July 25, 2006


deadpan revelation of picean presence in trousers.

accompanying related image
posted by quonsar at 2:21 PM on July 25, 2006 [1 favorite]


I'm tired.
posted by idest at 2:34 PM on July 25, 2006


And hungry. But not for ass-fish.
posted by idest at 2:35 PM on July 25, 2006


Some nostalgic revolutionary words (in Portuguese) from a large-breasted, smug, seventies virago.
posted by MiguelCardoso at 2:40 PM on July 25, 2006 [1 favorite]



posted by randomination at 2:47 PM on July 25, 2006


Repetitive exasperated pleading to read the linked article.

Link to highly biased site violently opposing everything in original post.

Snide observation about a commenter's seemingly contradictory post in a previous thread.

Glorified gloating summation of own worth by comparison to everyone else.

Song lyric.
posted by Ynoxas at 2:49 PM on July 25, 2006


Rhetorical question posing who else used to “misleading title”? Requisite Godwin iconic referent.
posted by Smedleyman at 2:49 PM on July 25, 2006


Accusation that poster is sockpuppet of well-known user. Preemptive affirmation of having read the fucking link.
posted by jtron at 2:50 PM on July 25, 2006


Miguel!
posted by blue_beetle at 2:54 PM on July 25, 2006




Annoying, pedantic comment about people who confuse self-referential comments with chatroom-style "emote"s.
posted by UKnowForKids at 3:04 PM on July 25, 2006


Huh? Oh...
posted by taosbat at 3:09 PM on July 25, 2006


Blatant rip off
posted by Smedleyman at 3:12 PM on July 25, 2006


This picture makes me feel incredibly sad.
posted by Pastabagel at 3:16 PM on July 25, 2006




Gratuitous ^
posted by dreamsign at 3:22 PM on July 25, 2006


Late comment on post that no one will ever read or respond to.
posted by UseyurBrain at 3:24 PM on July 25, 2006


UseyurBrain wins!
posted by ericb at 3:26 PM on July 25, 2006


Implication that Metafilter doesn't like black people.
posted by knave at 3:40 PM on July 25, 2006


I get ".", but what's "the game" and how is it played????
posted by Smart Dalek at 3:49 PM on July 25, 2006


Comment intended for a different thread but accidentally posted here because I had the wrong Firefox tab selected.
posted by EndsOfInvention at 4:07 PM on July 25, 2006


Apology for posting in the wrong thread.
posted by EndsOfInvention at 4:08 PM on July 25, 2006


Gushy, wide-eyed first-time comment from a long-time lurker, likely never to be heard of again, who found one's self to be so enamored by the nature of the post as to pony up $5.
posted by lordaych at 4:13 PM on July 25, 2006 [1 favorite]


Observation that unspecified comment was well-played.
posted by emelenjr at 4:19 PM on July 25, 2006


WELCOMING BACK OF MIGUEL!
posted by blasdelf at 4:31 PM on July 25, 2006


Lengthy comment decrying tone of thread, quoting extensively from prior comments:
Observation that unspecified comment was well-played.
Use of terms 'egregious', 'strawman' and 'ad hominem' despite poster being unsure as to meaning of said terms.
I get "."
Deployment of 'classic' in joke.
posted by jack_mo at 4:41 PM on July 25, 2006


Exasperated request that mathowie fix formatting of blockquotes.
posted by jack_mo at 4:41 PM on July 25, 2006


Miracle comment that everyone agrees on. All readers leave their computer to solve the problems of the world today and eat cookies.

Readers than return to their computers to find posts of that picture with dogs humping and puking.
posted by rex dart, eskimo spy at 4:41 PM on July 25, 2006


Poster who chimes in late just to be part of it all and feel special.
posted by zoogleplex at 4:52 PM on July 25, 2006


Disparaging comment suggesting that jack_mo realize that he shouldn't be inserting newlines around his blockquotes, like this:
Don't you look foolish!
See? Not that hard. I am better than you.
posted by blasdelf at 4:59 PM on July 25, 2006


-TODD LOKKEN
posted by stenseng at 5:35 PM on July 25, 2006 [1 favorite]


Bah, not enough gifs.
posted by Meatbomb at 5:45 PM on July 25, 2006


Apologies for not having spotted Schlimmbesserung's quote earlier.
posted by clevershark at 5:46 PM on July 25, 2006


Obligatory link to tubgirl.
Not really, but self-link in comment.
completely gratuitous use of double-small tag

posted by clevershark at 5:52 PM on July 25, 2006


Sockpuppet account backing up position that my main persona posted, but nobody cared enough to comment on.
posted by shnoz-gobblin at 5:52 PM on July 25, 2006


My cat wants to post:

qo iuweher7983ouhb87EGOAAAAAAAAAAAA
posted by jalexei at 7:02 PM on July 25, 2006



posted by moonbird at 7:15 PM on July 25, 2006


moonbird takes the lead!
posted by ericb at 7:21 PM on July 25, 2006



posted by SassHat at 8:09 PM on July 25, 2006


Shamefaced admittance to wasting life creating custom animated GIFs for threads that have already been forgotten.
posted by SassHat at 8:27 PM on July 25, 2006


Encouragement to late posters
(but zoogleplex you ARE special)
posted by Smedleyman at 8:31 PM on July 25, 2006


subtle
posted by moonbird at 9:07 PM on July 25, 2006


*Lurk*
posted by pointilist at 9:09 PM on July 25, 2006


Acceptance of Clevershark's generous apology.
posted by Schlimmbesserung at 9:12 PM on July 25, 2006


To quote Carlin: "Fuck you; I like these kinds of jokes."
posted by baylink at 10:07 PM on July 25, 2006


*tubes*
posted by ninjew at 10:31 PM on July 25, 2006



posted by MetaMonkey at 11:29 PM on July 25, 2006


Gives up on reading comments after first 6 or so because my point will change the course of the discussion and needs to be made now. Also fails to preview.
posted by Hicksu at 11:42 PM on July 25, 2006


wonders what's so funny about that yellow frog that everyone keeps postin' pichers of it.

realizes that yellow frogs are inherently funny.

laughs.

oh, image shack. you slay me.
posted by Hat Maui at 11:57 PM on July 25, 2006


Questioning my visibility in the thread, thereby creating another in joke.
posted by fnord at 8:33 AM on July 26, 2006



posted by Durhey at 10:09 AM on July 26, 2006


Comment yields a falsehood when posted on Metafilter
posted by Smedleyman at 2:36 PM on July 26, 2006


No soap, radio!
posted by nlindstrom at 5:40 PM on July 26, 2006


Your favorite band sucks.
posted by graventy at 6:10 PM on July 26, 2006


*beats*

posted by Smedleyman at 3:24 PM on July 31, 2006


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