Scratching Around in Ask Me ...

Happy Easter!Happy Easter! by The hills are alive* (cc by)

Chickenologists calculate Gaston's breakfast needs, while other Mefites try to Whisk up the best salted oatmeal cookie recipe, file helpful insights about a career in records and information management, support the seeker of a "bralette for the large of boob," and dig for gold in search of authors with a gift for beautiful metaphors and fiction that make you see daily life differently.

03/24/17
by taz

I'm sure you've never been involved in a completely pointless argument...

Not getting InvolvedNot getting Involved by TarikB (cc by-nc)

So if you want to see what one looks like, go ahead and amble over here for your edification.

03/23/17
by taz

State of MetaFilter, 2017
Hey, folks! Here's an update from cortex on the State of MetaFilter. (Spoiler: things are ok!)

03/22/17
by cortex

#womensmarch

Heartland (crop)Heartland (crop) by rubixcom (cc by)

Don't miss the great posts so far for Women's March, by women members of Mefi for the month of March!

03/18/17
by taz

Getcher NCAA college basketball tournament brackets

Now, that is a bracket!Now, that is a bracket! by frankieleon (cc by)

The NCAA College Basketball Tournament is upon us, there's a Fanfare thread for live-watching, and Mefites are comparing predictions -- so hurry up and submit those men's and women's March Madness brackets if you want in.

126: Ask A Moderator call-in show
This episode of the MetaFilter podcast features voicemail questions from MeFites, with me and Jessamyn doing our best to answer 'em!

03/02/17
by cortex

Women's March

Image from page 118 of Image from page 118 of "Battlefield, 1916" (1916) by Internet Archive Book Images

It's March! Which means the kickoff of Women's March, a month where women are encouraged to post to the front page.

Call-in show: Ask A Moderator!
We're doing another call-in show! Dial the MetaFilter voicemail at (505) 663-6334 and pick our brains!

02/23/17
by cortex

Grab bag

Anableps anablepsAnableps anableps by rubund (cc by-sa)

zamboni with the facts about giant diamonds, the Venus lander, and what this has to do with export taxes.

Can a fish see out of water? Wolfster introduces us to the amazing anablep, the fish whose eyes are bifocals.

Pogo_Fuzzybutt reflects on "one of the better" pizzas he's had -- the day began with a hiker falling off a cliff (Spoiler: don't worry, the hiker lives).

Font change?
Hey, what's with the subtle change in typography on the Modern theme? Funny you should ask.

02/10/17
by cortex

Best Of The Web #125: It's Been a Weird, Weird Time
It's the latest podcast episode, with cortex and jessamyn. (And a few mefite voicemails too!)

02/07/17
by cortex

Widget is a fun word. "Widget."

Currently in MetaTalk:

Testing out a new US Politics sidebar widget – A little something to assist both hiders and seekers

WomensMarch 2: Electric Boogaloo – For the third year, members discuss encouraging women to make front page posts to the site with a March drive

02/07/17
by taz

superbowl li
Want to talk Super Bowl? Head on over to this FanFare thread!

02/05/17
by cortex

Is your breast savage?

Best of the Web #124: New Year Call-In Show
The new podcast episode is out, with greetings and thoughts and such from dozens of friendly mefites who called in to the podcast voicemail box!

01/04/17
by cortex

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