4 months ago
Last edited at 6:59AM on 11/7/2013
Mustard??? You're mustard answer was not a well thought out answer. Lol! Come on, this site goes through it's cycles. We've seen it happen again and again over the last two years. It does stink when an answer gets removed but nonsense stays up, but all in all I like it here. (And so do you).
First, fun answers do not consistently get deleted. That's a bit of an overstatement. Second, all answers -- fun or not -- have to measure up to the Community Guidelines in terms of being on-topic, etc. I have no idea which answers you're referring to, but they wouldn't have been removed just for being fun.
And to add if a question can and or does cause spamming and or negative answers in any way then they have not much of a choice then to delete them - Total Nonsense being ones to be deleted as of others
R. I. P. TL, formerglory, blades, Virginia, (even though she came back), probably me again, that lawyer guy that helped so many people with his wisdom and advise, I can't remember his name, Dozy would know,.......there are a lot more, I just can't think of them right now, but so many great contributors, myself excluded of course, have left, been chased away, or have just gone away from the site because of exasperation or the seemingly intolerant attitude of the "keepers" of the site, I know firsthand how it feels to have a well thought out statement removed because it was not understood by someone who had the control to remove it, or even to feel targeted, I hope I'm not overstating here, well in any event I think you get the picture, if anybody wants to add any of our lost friends in my comments please feel free to do so, I may or may not reply, but I welcome and invite an ongoing dialog if you wish to do so, and Maha, very good question you have asked, I for one truly understand how the momentum built up causing you to ask what so many others have wondered...
Fun is apparently subjective (fart) to the individual.......some of these questions (squishy poo) deserve NOTHING but a funny answer.......other questions don't even (where are my adult diapers) deserve to remain on the site, yet it seems that (wet wipes) the question is mightier than the answer........given my current predicament I must now stop typing (diarrhea fingers) and go clean up.......
Fun is in the eye of the beholder. Some Mods are nitt pickers and a couple are loose to go. I do believe at least one does take particular pleasure in singling out certain individuals to delete. I don't begrudge'm. We all get our jollies one way or another
I thought the purpose of the fun button was for fun answers,but helpful answers are now fun and fun answers are removed for being too fun...if a fun answer can be too fun,could a helpful answer be too helpful?....can I give a rambling answer three days late and it still remain?....
4 months ago
Last edited at 10:14PM on 11/12/2013
Some people think this is one Giant contest of trying to answer as much stuff as they can.
many fun answers are removed because something like " because they have no funny bone" would be considered spam or flooding a topic I believe.
I personally answer with a hint of humor in situations if the question could be taken two different ways or if the answer is obvious.
I understand removing answers but were getting to the point where If I answer any question there's a 50% chance some person will fun it because they don't understand it. many of the new users on here are part of generation Z(im border-line but I don't get influenced by current trends), and will fun anything I have to say about older electronics ect.
I use the site LMGTF sometimes for my piece of the fun.
Hi Mikale! Long time.. Long long time! Hope you and your family (hi kuu!) are doing well. Happy holidays to you all. Wow! Great Q! Part of the reason I took sabbatical.. and still taking.. I have a stressful job -which I love - and use(d) ASK for a de-stressor. Humor is the best part of me and it gets tiresome that people are so ramrod straight that a laugh is now a bad thing. I got tired of people being so serious all the time. I gave very good advice, staying within my HIPPA regs and added humor as a bridge. ..and when people laughed at what I wrote, it got removed regardless of the good advice in the answer. I haven't been in ASK in over a year and I see that it's become a site where we are so worried about "offending" others, that we can't laugh at much posted or post much to laugh about. What was the point of the stupid "fun" button, If. Not. For... Wait for it... Wait for it.. YEP!! FUN!! Hi to all! I'll pop in again! Thanks for letting me use you as a soap box, Mikale.. I notice many are gone.. Must've gone to where the fun went ;0) Oh and yes.. That's me.. I am three in the pic and a natural blonde.. For all of you who thought it was bleach.. Hahahaahahaaaaa!
3 months ago
Last edited at 4:59AM on 12/12/2013
Ask.com has become a useless resource no one goes to for real answers because idiots give something they think is funny rather than a serious answer. If all the "funny" answers stay, ask.com as a provider of solutions will fail. Your question is nonsense anyway, since your answer to the person with mucus issues was to duct tape his mouth is still on the site. That is not an answer, not useful, or even funny to me.
Jealousy? No sense of humor? Take your pick. I mean if you weren't able to come up with anything funny, would YOU like someone who is always able to crack one? Just pity all these haters and call it a day.