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Several folks have recently asked if I could compile some of my meta diaries for easy access. As we have many new members of the community, this collection may be of interest to them. Old timers may find old favorites. The "Rule of Three" is simple and has many applications.

Meta about community broadly


Is it true? Is it kind? Is it necessary?
A guide both here and in real life…

Civility, Citizens and Siglines
The inseparable connection between civility and a true civic life…

Why post a comment?
There are more reasons than you might think! Encouragement for lurkers…

What  does my recommend on your comment mean?
One click can mean many things…

The Lighter Side of Community Moderation
Part of the Help Desk guide for newcomers…

Make your case
A visual guide to good arguments…

The Powerful Rule of Threes
When is enough enough?

Shaving Rancor with Hanlon's Razor
Just read it.

Meta with a more focused subject


A Brief Discourse on Courage and Balls

Notable Eunuchs

Sarah Palin is not stupid and why Kogs should care

Ron Paul's followers are…  

Even  People Who Do Evil Are Human

Visual meta


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Peaceable Kingdom

Meta Pooties

KEEP CALM and CARRY ON

So, what do Muslims look like?




Meta through parables


Two may stand where one will fall

"Shall we plant blueberries?" he murmured.

Demographic Meta


A Glimpse at Daily Kos Over Time

Review of hidden comments

The Recently Departed

I have written a number of sigline diaries that are meta-ish, but not so much as the ones above. If you enjoy siglines diaries, you can find mine here.

Originally posted to Wee Thoughts on Sat Aug 30, 2014 at 09:18 AM PDT.

Also republished by Courtesy Kos, Anglican Kossacks, Welcome New Users, and Walking on Eggshells.

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