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Posts from November 2013

Alice's Restaurant Megapost Flashback

From the archives: three years ago, metafilter member Miko put together an exhaustive post about Thanksgiving classic Alice's Restaurant, which is basically the perfect thing to disappear into if you need to gird yourself for family or ruminate in a postprandial stupor.

by cortex

C is for Cookie

The great Metafilter Holiday-Adjacent Cookie Swap of 2013: signups have begun!

by jessamyn

MeFites' Choice Contest - Make a Good Post, Reward a Good Post
We've started collecting a list of prizes and topics for the 2013 MeFites' Choice Awards. Join us in MetaTalk and consider adding a prize and/or topic of your own?

by jessamyn

"Think about cameras, lenses, and the difference between film and sensors."

Leica 35 mm, 1928Leica 35 mm, 1928 by national museum of american history (cc by-nc-sa)

Also note how this photograph doesn't perfectly look like reality. Much of this comes from the fact that it was shot with grainy high-speed film, with unrealistic tones which we already contextually relate to a previous era. It looks like a photo from the 60s, because the technology wasn't there to make the shot look realistic.

Sticherbeast talks about the changes in photographic technology that make a photo from the Sixties look like a photo from the Sixties.

by jessamyn

Keep Your Fork, There's Pie

Thanksgiving PiesThanksgiving Pies by Al_HikesAZ (cc by-nc)

An AskMe thread with many recipes for simple pies.

by jessamyn

Secret quonsar 2013: Relatively Earlier This Year!
Drawings for Secret Quonsar will be November 22nd this year. See this MeTa thread for more specifics.

by jessamyn

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