Prol is keen to have a more local brand of metafilter, but wants it to be rather than While I can completely understand her reasoning, I can’t help thinking that the reason we are asking the wonderful Matt Haughey to consider such an option because we find ourselves disenfranchised by (for example) considerable conversation of the US Election. Would a European version prove any less problematic? Would we find ourselves discussing Italian transport law or the snow conditions in Switzerland? And how would we resolve the language issue?