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Do we need to keep down voting the question after I've already accepted the fact it's a bad idea?

Can we add a feature like lmgtfy/lmddgtfy to SO? I could use this on other websites to point to a SO search for that question.

I think it would be pretty neat anyway. Thoughts?

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I had to google lmgtfy to figure out what the question was about! –  Aryabhatta Sep 27 '10 at 14:29
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Somebody already registered that domain back in July. How long you been thinking about this? –  Won't Sep 27 '10 at 16:59
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@will 3 hours ago. –  Incognito Sep 27 '10 at 17:25
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@User Yes, because we're a vengeful and petty lot. –  Mark C Oct 6 '10 at 22:28

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up vote 25 down vote accepted

One of the reasons that LMGTFY is banned on SE sites is that it's... well, pretty rude. No matter what you're trying to say with a LMGTFY, you can say it more politely and helpfully another way. Doing this on another site to point to SO is no less rude.

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+1. I was going to upvote 40 minutes ago when you posted this answer, but your new gravatar sent me into a trance. –  Andy E Sep 27 '10 at 14:45
    
@Andy, blame Chacha. Actually, it's an optical illusion; the "blue" and "green" are the same color. See my profile for explanatory link, if you have five minutes. –  Pops Sep 27 '10 at 14:59
    
very clever :-) –  Andy E Sep 27 '10 at 15:08

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