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Posts from March 2022

In Metatalk: "March 31st is the International Transgender Day of Visibility. I'd like a thread for those of us who are here to talk about our experiences on MetaFilter if we want to, to raise awareness of issues, and to celebrate our lives and contributions and voices and each other."


First steps in some MetaFilter changes: working on reworking the admin structure.


"The Little Grey Wolf Returns"

screenshot from Tale of Tales showing the little wolf in a doorway

"The 30-minute Russian animated film Tale of Tales has been more than once voted the greatest animated film of all time. Here it is with English subtitles ..." So lovely. And several great links in the comments.

by taz

Paris Hilton Not Included

Night at Thar DessertNight at Thar Dessert by Navaneeth Kishor (cc by)

Penguin pie has a nice list in answer to Vatnesine's question "What is the Simple Life, as distinct from the American Life?"

by taz

"the kh-bomb"

photo of a cross stitch design of Putin Khuylo in cyrillic letteringimage via

I gather from what I have read that there is simply no word in English that is quite that obscene: A rather amazing link from Nancy Lebovitz that goes fully down the rabbit hole on the derisive "Putin khuylo" nickname that "the Ukrainians turned into a slogan, a meme, an idiom. And maybe something more."

by taz

Twittery titters

comic by Sarah Lesson, via chaospet

In Ask Metafilter, Your favorite funny Twitter accounts?

by taz

🌻 Current Ukraine discussion on Mefi

Unprecedented government onslaught

Transgender flag colors composed of html hex color values

Chrysopoeia has a post presenting how different trans people are responding to state level anti trans bills in the US, including info on how to help protect Trans folks and save lives.

by taz

What Might this Cardi B?
Speaking of things found on the ground (earlier), Mystery Card. Do you recognize it?

by taz

The signs in the stars

Hands in the skyHands in the sky by ohhhbetty (cc by)

In Ask Metafilter, I'm writing a short story where the main character uses a signed language that developed on a space station: A very interesting question and some great answers on signal's request for cultural and linguistic introduction to signed languages for background.

by taz

Not the Paperless Utopia We Were Promised

Burning paper offerings at Mandai ColumbariumBurning paper offerings at Mandai Columbarium by Jnzl's Photos (cc by)

liminal_shadows on the Kafkaesque experience of trying to survive the paperless revolution in swift's post wanna go paperless?

by taz

Object permanence?

Found ObjectsFound Objects by Rusty Clark ~ 100K Photos (cc by)

In Ask Metafilter, Have the things you find on the ground changed in the last 30 years?

by taz

Free Thread 11
Hey, it's the new weekly-ish Free Thread! Come on in and chatter about whatever and whatnot.

by cortex

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