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The World's Largest Database of Frequently Asked Questions.

FAQs for such critical questions as:
posted by psmealey (58 comments total) 20 users marked this as a favorite

 
is ask metafilter obsolete? No results found.
posted by Artw at 4:42 PM on October 25, 2007


Why is there a pancake on that rabbit's head?
No results found.
posted by kuujjuarapik at 4:48 PM on October 25, 2007


AskMe: 108, QueryCat 0.
posted by Gary at 4:48 PM on October 25, 2007 [1 favorite]


Ah, but the correct answer in the AskMe thread was:

If you want my blunt, honest answer- I think you and your neighbors need to mind your own business.

QueryCat knew the answer, but was polite enough not to say.
posted by psmealey at 4:51 PM on October 25, 2007 [1 favorite]


Interestingly, "What is query cat?" reveals completely unrelated answers, while "What is querycat?" gets no answers at all.
posted by misha at 4:54 PM on October 25, 2007


How is this different than Ask Jeeves?
posted by vacapinta at 4:56 PM on October 25, 2007


Bah. Useless. It's not even self-aware. AskMe is.
posted by cashman at 4:56 PM on October 25, 2007


How does this work?
posted by MiltonRandKalman at 4:58 PM on October 25, 2007


This is O for Oarsome.
posted by Samuel Farrow at 5:00 PM on October 25, 2007


How are you? came back with no results found. Suspicious.
posted by dances_with_sneetches at 5:10 PM on October 25, 2007


Well, I dig it. If only for the fact the it brought me to some places I never thought I'd ever go
posted by psmealey at 5:13 PM on October 25, 2007


Wow, this thing found me an FAQ on gay vampires.
posted by NoMich at 5:20 PM on October 25, 2007


Lame -- it didn't even pull up anything for "I CAN HAZ QWARY?"

LOLQUERYCAT.

'Cause it's a cat, asking a question, y'see?
posted by cog_nate at 5:24 PM on October 25, 2007 [2 favorites]


rtfm, bitches
posted by Pastabagel at 5:24 PM on October 25, 2007


Not bad: "Should I have my cat declawed?"
posted by UbuRoivas at 5:29 PM on October 25, 2007


The third most popular question is 'How do I measure my roof pitch?' ??
posted by MtDewd at 5:32 PM on October 25, 2007


AskMe truly is obsolete!

Results 1 - 20 of 201,016 for "Could a typical young man, armed only with a knife, (say, six or eight inches long) be trained to consistently "win" fights with a grizzly bear?"
posted by UbuRoivas at 5:32 PM on October 25, 2007 [2 favorites]


It's not doing much for the education of the youth of amerika, though.
posted by UbuRoivas at 5:35 PM on October 25, 2007


What's with the single periods in comments?
posted by quin at 5:35 PM on October 25, 2007


Is my penis too small/large?
posted by Tommy Gnosis at 5:36 PM on October 25, 2007


I find it strange that QueryCat doesn't index its own FAQ.
posted by eyeballkid at 5:43 PM on October 25, 2007


I find it strange that QueryCat doesn't index its own FAQ.
Maybe it has a good meta filter.
posted by Crumpled Farm at 5:55 PM on October 25, 2007


The best part about Tommy Gnosis's question is the first hit:

Will my penis fit the device?

These, sirs and ladies, are truly the deepest questions of life.
posted by blacklite at 5:56 PM on October 25, 2007


hide the dead hooker
No results found.

hide the dead stripper
No results found.

hide the dead hobo
No results found.

Do they not understand the term "frequently asked question"?
posted by quin at 5:58 PM on October 25, 2007 [3 favorites]


Woah. Be careful what you ask. Make sure you'll want the answer. *shiver*
posted by ZachsMind at 6:07 PM on October 25, 2007


Here is one very popular question I will not be asking:

What size of a chandelier do I need?
posted by kozad at 6:18 PM on October 25, 2007


How is babby formed?

How do I shot web?
posted by CitrusFreak12 at 6:34 PM on October 25, 2007


You ask it "Where's Waldo?" and the first results are:

Do you sell Gift Certificates?
Do you take Children?
posted by ORthey at 6:46 PM on October 25, 2007


What does the "." mean?
posted by mr_crash_davis at 6:53 PM on October 25, 2007


What is "Jeopardy," Alex?
posted by klangklangston at 7:02 PM on October 25, 2007


Is it safe?
posted by wendell at 7:08 PM on October 25, 2007


Are you nuts?
posted by wendell at 7:09 PM on October 25, 2007


What is The Matrix?
posted by wendell at 7:11 PM on October 25, 2007


I asked is it bigger than a breadbox? and it answered with lions wearing bells. This is a very surrealistic FAQ search. I bet I'd enjoy this more with artificial stimulants.
posted by ZachsMind at 7:12 PM on October 25, 2007 [1 favorite]


One hit for "what is the airspeed velocity of an unladen swallow?".
posted by mcstayinskool at 7:18 PM on October 25, 2007


But 109 hits for "African or European?"
posted by UbuRoivas at 7:24 PM on October 25, 2007


QueryCat is watching you ruminate.
posted by wendell at 7:24 PM on October 25, 2007


Weak sauce.
posted by Samizdata at 7:38 PM on October 25, 2007


Q: Will you have sex with me?
A: XHTML: You can use these tags: ‹a href="" title=""› ‹abbr title=""› ‹acronym title=""› ‹b› ‹blockquote cite=""› ‹code› ‹em› ‹i› ‹strike› ‹strong›


Move to treat the witness as hostile, your honor.
posted by rob511 at 8:04 PM on October 25, 2007 [1 favorite]


Popular Query #14: Why does my smoke detector make a short chirping sound every few minutes?

This chirping sound indicates that you are not a problem-solver and may, in fact, be incapable of reasoning on a grade-school level. Please sit quietly, and someone smarter will be by soon to assist you.
posted by BitterOldPunk at 8:27 PM on October 25, 2007 [4 favorites]


the answer to "spit or swallow?" is mildly amusing. Curiously green, that site.
posted by jessamyn at 8:29 PM on October 25, 2007 [1 favorite]


Wow, the things you learn about crack.
posted by baphomet at 8:29 PM on October 25, 2007


Why does this site suck?

Apparently it has something to do with fishing in Ireland.
posted by GavinR at 8:42 PM on October 25, 2007


what is the world's largest database of frequently asked questions?
posted by dhartung at 8:46 PM on October 25, 2007


What the fuck?
posted by dismas at 8:46 PM on October 25, 2007


Can you catch teh gay from exposing yourself to this many queries?
posted by weapons-grade pandemonium at 8:50 PM on October 25, 2007


What is the deal with that one guy by the thing?

Yeah, Chuck Mosely - my God, that’s amazing!
posted by Smedleyman at 9:12 PM on October 25, 2007


Dude, where's my car?

I second psmealey, the above search brought me here.

Apparently trolls are Jamaican...Who knew?
posted by PostIronyIsNotaMyth at 9:28 PM on October 25, 2007


Will it blend?
posted by BuddhaInABucket at 9:35 PM on October 25, 2007


...it vibrates?
posted by UbuRoivas at 10:28 PM on October 25, 2007


How do I start a glamorous career as a hobo?

::cries::
posted by moonbiter at 11:31 PM on October 25, 2007


Will this wendell?
posted by Locative at 12:26 AM on October 26, 2007


Can CeilingCat kick QueryCat's ass?

No results found.
posted by amyms at 1:45 AM on October 26, 2007


Bah, "where am I?" is not in there and I'm sure that's the worlds most frequently asked question. ;)
posted by dabitch at 2:45 AM on October 26, 2007


How does this differ from entering [question]+FAQ into Google?
posted by Reggie Digest at 10:51 AM on October 26, 2007


Why can't we have nice things?
posted by OmieWise at 10:57 AM on October 26, 2007


Can an alligator eat a manatee?

AskMe wins again.
posted by Danf at 11:43 AM on October 26, 2007


Well this thing is worthless.
posted by Citizen Premier at 8:35 PM on October 26, 2007


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