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Editor's note: Last week, with a little time on my hands, I did an impromptu Ask Me Anything diary on the site. The response was huge, with hundreds of questions and nearly 1,000 comments. I ended up answering about 130-140 of them before I was too wasted to continue, but I left lots of questions on the table. Clearly, there's a demand for more of this.

Thus, we will make the Daily Kos "Ask Me Anything" a weekly feature, running Fridays at 12:30 pm PT. I'll make a monthly appearance. The other weeks, we'll run through various staff members, like Meteor Blades this week. Note that while you can ask me about anything, staffers will only be able to talk about their specific areas of responsibility. So really, it's "Ask me anything about stuff related to my work." Sounds good? If all goes well, you guys learn more about what we're up to, and we learn more about what you guys want, need, and find important. Last week was hugely helpful to us. Thanks! Markos

You can ask me technical questions about the site, but my answers will be as useful to you as my stock tips and tax advice.

And just because I know somebody will ask, let me apply the Bush Doctrine of preventive strikes to one question: No, I don't miss being moderator.

Ask away. —Meteor Blades


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Originally posted to Meteor Blades on Fri May 03, 2013 at 12:29 PM PDT.

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