“Sign up for free to read the full text. Login if you already have an account.” – Quora.com
Quora needs to be removed from search results like Expertsexchange for this silly bait and switch. Having a web 2.0 styling (as Quora does) is not an acceptable excuse.
I might not be Joels biggest fan, but at least he has his head on straight when dealing with visitors to Stack. Here’s his finest work (Google tech talk regarding Stackoverflow how and why – long, but good):
Joel Spolsky Stackoverflow talk
Search engines need a system of collectively flagging sites like Quora, so I, and everybody else, would never see it in their results ever again. This is the only way they’ll learn.
And the real kicker is it only turns up when I have an urgent tech problem.