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The Secret Sauce

⭐️ MetaFilter Events: Week 4 -- For the final week of 2022’s Metafilter Events, it's MetaFilter Week! Get to know Jessamyn and the admin, meet the Steering Committee, discover the secret sauce in MetaFilter's approach to moderation, check out creative performances by fellow Mefites and participate in Metafilter Trivia Night!

by taz


πŸ—£ MetaFilter Fundraiser Auction - How it went and what we're planning: all about how the inaugural auction turned out, and what's coming up!

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A Reader's Treasure Box

Under the starsUnder the stars by Fan.D & Dav.C Photgraphy (cc by)

IYKYK, but Wobbuffet has made a list, and that's always a reason to celebrate. This one breaks out recommended books that authors have enjoyed reading this year, plus adds links to excellent readable online works by each of those recommending authors. A labor of love for the end of a tough year. πŸ’–

by taz

The flowers

against a dark background, a beautiful, rather wild and sinuous bouquet of many different types and colors of flowers in a vase, including lilies, carnations, roses, irises, and peoniesdetail of painting by Jan Davidsz de Heem, Vase with Flowers, circa 1670

A touching reminder that sometimes people are really grand, actually.

by taz

How to take it easy?

anyone for a cuppa?anyone for a cuppa? by conall.. (cc by)

I am very good, very very good, at taking it easy. It's the thing I do best. You could say I'm a C1 in lounging about. Here are my hottest tips ...

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Show-off Cookies?

Top view Closeup mini cookies in vintage box with paperTop view Closeup mini cookies in vintage box with paper by shixart1985 (cc by)

In Ask MetaFilter, What are the fanciest cookies, besides macarons?

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MetaFilter Events: Week 3

This week, we’re moving on to themes and topics around social justice, government, policy and research. You’ll learn more about advocacy and activism — and how you can have your voice heard on issues that matter to you!

by taz

Podcast 188: "Big Stride Moonshot" is up! πŸŽ§πŸŒ™πŸš€πŸ’«


no longer to praise

07 pole07 pole by london road (cc by)

A very interesting discussion of architecture, operational energy, design, density, carbon costs, and urban planning in this thread.

by taz

Is this question the greatest of all time?

Advent Gifties

christmas project #3 : advent boxeschristmas project #3 : advent boxes by ali edwards (cc by)

dorothyisunderwood has proposed #Advent2022 posting for December: "I'm committing to post an FPP every day from Dec 1 to Dec 24 for Metafilter - seeing more activity and diversity on the blue is a direct action to boost Metafilter for our current and future users. Please join in and tag away with #Advent2022!" Here's the tag.

by taz

Highlighting the best bits from the MetaFilter universe

MetaFilter started as a community weblog in 1999, later added question and answers, then music by members, jobs, projects by members, a podcast, and finally an area dedicated to meetups.

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