Free Thread Forever
It's another Free Thread, to wander in and chat about whatever!

by cortex

Free Thread Returns
Another Monday, another Free Thread! Come on in, say hi, chat a bit, share something weird, whatever.

by cortex

180: Is Sunset A Local Phenomenon?
Happy New Year, it's episode 180 of the MetaFilter podcast with jessamyn and cortex!

by cortex

Free thread! Free thread!
Hey, we're trying out some no-link, no-topic friendly chatter threads on the front page. Come say howdy in our first FREE THREAD, why don't ya?

by cortex

Organization Ahoy

The Wrong Kind of Cheese has an amazing comment laying out how to find an organizer and help a disorganized friend.

MST3K Club Holiday Stream-a-thon

Looking for chill company over the next few days? Drop in to the Mystery Science Theater Club movie marathon, Dec 23-25.

179: Calendrical Is Totally A Word
Break out the sound-emitting devices, it's episode 179 of the MeFi podcast with jessamyn and cortex!

by cortex

Mefi Mall 2021

Shop the Mefi Mall for freshly picked, genuine Mefite-made stuff! Sellers, time to add/update your shop!

178: Leisure Suit Larry's, Uh, Pixels
Behold, episode 178 of the MetaFilter podcast with cortex and Jessamyn!

by cortex

Sign up soon for Gift swap and Card exchange; also it's NaNoWriMo!

Prepare for festive times! Sign up now for the Mefi Holiday Gift Swap (signups end Nov 11) and Mefi Holiday Card Exchange (signups end Nov 14)!

And NaNoWriMo all month long, commiserate and encourage fellow Mefi writers!

MeFi Holiday Card Exchange Planning currently happening in Metatalk, as well as discussing the idea of a CD micro SD Swap, and the possibility of a MeFi Visual Arts Club.


177: Good Soup
It's episode 177 of the MeFi Monthly Podcast with jessamyn and cortex!

by cortex

176: Low-Key Podcast
Hey, it's episode 176 of the MeFi podcast with cortex and jessamyn!

by cortex

"Are you perhaps in your 40s or maybe 50s?"

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someone forgot to tell like 99% of the human race this is going to happen to them ... flug with some great information about presbyopia in the What is up with my glasses? Ask Metafilter thread

by taz

"but we are going astray"

coat of arms with an upright beaver holding a bishop's crozier staffCoat of arms of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Albany, via Wikipedia

Joe in Australia on why beavers are fish in this super fun thread on Defector's ranking of state flags, included mainly because the comment contains the phrase "born through supernaturally heteropaternative superfecundation," which, iirc, we are legally obligated to include on the sidebar should it ever appear on the site.

by taz

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