10 Ways to Be a Jackass in Online Discussions

[[{"type":"media","view_mode":"media_large","fid":"737","attributes":{"class":"media-image","typeof":"foaf:Image","style":"","width":"375","height":"500","alt":"Donkey del Sol"}}]] Please apply the following rules to discussion boards, comments entries, and Facebook and Twitter postings if you wish to raise collective blood pressure.
  1. Use all caps. I CAN’T BELIEVE HOW MANY PEOPLE DO THIS EVEN THOUGH THEY’VE BEEN WARNED AGAINST IT FOR YEARS.

Meet AskMeFi - My Favorite Forum

The best thing about the Web - and Web 2.0 in particular - is that you have a direct link to millions of people around you. When it comes to finding answers to questions, it's like having access to a huge brain. Nothing says "huge brain" to me more than MetaFilter, a loosey-goosey blog/forum that anybody can post a comment or question to. It's open to the masses to read or use.