Turkey Day 2017 with MST Club

mst3k turkey day

Last year we discovered that our cytu.be video sharing room worked well with the official Shout Factory YouTube stream of the Mystery Science Theater 3000 Turkey Day marathon. So, presuming that it works so well again, some of us will be getting together to watch bad movies all day long, official style...

Details in Metatalk!

11/22/17
by taz

Teacups and hoop skirts, and letting your nerd flag fly

Victorian TeaVictorian Tea by Eilidh B (cc by-nd)

Did you catch the short online comedy series "Black Girl in a Big Dress," about the life-and-dating misadventures of a young African American woman who loves Victorian cosplay? It's got Mefites' linen unders all aflutter.

Cookies and Metatalktails

Christmas gingerbread cookiesChristmas gingerbread cookies by Fiery-Phoenix (cc by-nc-nd)

The Great Metafilter Cookie Swap 2017

"It’s been A Year, and we here at cookie swap central would like to bring baked joy to as many MeFites across the globe as possible." Time to sign up!

Metatalktail Hour: Giving Thanks

In Metatalk, "What are you thankful for? Big or small, silly or serious, share the things you're thankful for this year."

11/19/17
by taz

2017 Winter Wishes Gift Drive

SparklySparkly by R Stanek (cc by-nc)

Yes, it's here! It's that beautiful time of every year where the MetaFilter community comes together to fulfill wishes for people as part of New York Cares' Winter Wishes program

houseofdanie brings the joy, again!

11/18/17
by taz

"In dark times, a hero emerges from an unlikely place..."

Countouring_BIALE _ Nanshy_IGP5798Countouring_BIALE _ Nanshy_IGP5798 by NanshyOfficial (cc by-sa)

I don't know what I expected, but it was not 'you will have to pause a 5-minute video about makeup fundamentals twice because you will not be able to stop laughing.' – mhoye

if the men find out we can shapeshift, they're going to tell the church: Contouring 101

(hat tip to shibori for the title)

11/18/17
by taz

MetaFilter is moving to https-by-default
MetaFilter will switch over to https as its default starting Friday, November 24. Curious what that means? Details in MetaTalk.

11/16/17
by cortex

🌈 Yes, Australia says "Yes"! 🌈

yesyes by brinypickle2012 (cc by)

Australia's electorate overwhelmingly supports same sex marriage: Mefi discussion here!

11/15/17
by taz

Ask Mefi, Take Me Awaaaay!

Reclaiming your time

FocusFocus by Michael Dales (cc by-nc)

I need to repair and grow back my ability to concentrate for long periods of time so I can complete a massive project.

Mystical Listicle asks, "Have you re-engineered your focus (using non-pharmacological means)? What were your tactics and strategies?"

11/11/17
by taz

#totalfuckingchaos

Priti and Boris and Damian and more, oh my May! UK politics discussion.

11/08/17
by taz

Open for business: Mefi Mall, 2017!

A giftA gift by Kalexanderson (cc by)

Check out goodies for sale from fellow Mefi members at the Mefi Mall, and add your own shop if you'd like to participate. The Metatalk discussion is over here.

11/08/17
by taz

Helping

Image from page 129 of Image from page 129 of "Class of 1917" (1917) by Internet Archive Book Images

Nice storyfilter: In the Metatalktails thread about your best problem-solving moments, johnofjack shares how library research helped a patron in an unexpected way.

Show off your Halloween costumes!
Now that you're over your candy hangover, go share what you and yours dressed up as or check out your fellow mefites' costumery!

11/06/17
by cortex

Secret Quonsar gift exchange!
Like swapping gifts with friendly strangers on the internet? You have till Thursday the 9th to sign up for Secret Quonsar, so get to it!

11/05/17
by cortex

I worked at a chippy for a year and here's my expert opinion...

#burger with the lot #food#burger with the lot #food by williamli1983 (cc by-nc-nd)

on a burger the side of a toddler's head, a single pineapple ring doesn't overwhelm

Jilder gives the definitive eye-opening answer to the pressing question "Wtf is an Australian Burger?"

11/05/17
by taz

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