Welcome travelingthyme and loup to the mod team!
Very exciting MetaFilter news: we have two new part-time moderators joining the team. Come say hello to travelingthyme and loup!

06/01/20
by cortex

Signup today to Hunt with Mefites!

Want to join Mefi's team for the May 30-31 GISH (Great Internet Scavenger Hunt) mini-hunt? Today's the last day to join.

163: You must understand!
It's episode 163 of the MetaFilter monthly podcast, with cortex and jessamyn!

05/01/20
by cortex

162: Grip It And Rip It
It's episode 162 of the MetaFilter monthly podcast, with cortex and jessamyn!

04/03/20
by cortex

April Fun indoor scavenger hunt

Come join our April non-fools day Indoor Scavenger Hunt! Can you find all the things? Post a photo or poem etc of your finds, and suggest things for people to seek.

Let's make some art!
Hey, MetaFilter folks, Let's make some dang art! Want to show something off, or talk about art, or see what folks are making, or figure out how to get started? Come on in, take your mind of things.

03/27/20
by cortex

Card Swap!
Want to send some mail and get some mail? Join the Covid Card Swap! Sign up by Friday April 3 to participate.

03/27/20
by cortex

Scheduled downtime Sunday March 22
MetaFilter will be down for approximately 2 hours, 1:00-3:00 a.m. Pacific time, for some necessary server maintenance. Details in MetaTalk.

03/20/20
by cortex

How about some fun community indoor activities?

"BUSY CITY" by jjlcooterpie (cc by)

Discussion in Metatalk

03/17/20
by taz

COVID-19 UPDATES

MeTa: Check-in thread

MeFi Wiki: ThereIsHelp Resources

MeFi: Modeling the outbreak, Real-time visualizations, Rumor control

AskMe: Managing anxiety, managing travel, getting good information, Meal Planning for the Pandemic

Mefi IRL: IRL now has an "Online" category for virtual meetups

FAQ: We've added a site FAQ for Coronavirus posting and commenting tips, as well as site help and resources

Chat / FanFare: We've opened a "Watch" room in Chat for those who'd like it for livewatch events

[This post is being updated as new posts / features are added]

03/09/20
by jessamyn

161: Change Your Ding-Dang Clocks
It's episode 161 of the MetaFilter monthly podcast with cortex and jessamyn!

03/06/20
by cortex

That's how they get you

On a day like this, be sure to check your website for scorpions before putting it on.

Stories with Bears

profuse strains of premeditated art

The VoiceThe Voice by Andy Morffew (cc by)

Hello yes this is a bird ... or is it??? How people tweeted in the '70s, from Going To Maine

02/11/20
by taz

Status updates and job application reminder

A few quick status updates on: training for mods; ongoing mod work; restless_nomad; jessamyn; hiring.

Reminder: if you've considered applying for the mod job, the initial deadline is this weekend!

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