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"a genetic predisposition for dog doodling"

school workbook doodle18th century school workbook doodle via The Museum of English Rural Life

I think what I like best is that it reminds me of my own school maths book, except my handwriting was rubbish and the doodles were of my scruffy Jack Russell rather than sporty rabbit chasing dogs.

Richard Beale was my great great great grandfather ... It's been very weird to see my ancestor's doodles going viral: Mefi's own intensitymultiply on encountering the MERL's popular twitter thread about an 18th century teen's mathematics workbook

10/10/18
by taz

πŸŽƒπŸŽƒ All Hail THANKTOBERFEST!!! πŸŽƒπŸŽƒ

Save it for a rainy day.Save it for a rainy day. by Neal. (cc by)

Proudly smushing up holidays since ... well, since 2018, MetaFilter is pleased to bring you Thanktoberfest, a chance to share things you're thankful for, make posts about awesome things you're grateful exist, thank other Mefites for their awesomeness, and just generally spread good vibes and gratitude

10/09/18
by taz

after the week we've had...

are you feeling like you really, really need a laugh or two? MetaTalkTail hour has you covered with member choices for "The Best Memes!"

09/30/18
by taz

Penguin Paladins, Pranksters, Rapscallions, and Rogues

Penguins at NANZ imagePenguin dramaz at NANZ

Burny is the vigilante anti-hero penguin we didn't know we needed. Faint of Butt

@jonnywaistcoat chronicles the Naughty and Good Penguins at the National Aquarium of New Zealand

07/22/18
by taz

Party Raccoon

brookeduckart_Raccoons-Red-Recordsbrookeduckart_Raccoons-Red-Records by brookeduckart (cc by-nc-nd)

[insert clever name here] tells a great raccoon tail tale.

06/10/18
by taz

Tell me that you like it, yeah

Tell me something goodTell me something good by Darwin Bell (cc by-nc)

In MetaTalk, Filthy light thief asks What's the best thing you've read and/or heard lately? Share the goodies!

06/09/18
by taz

Title Wave

Johnny Wallflower has announced his winner and runner-up awards for best May post titles, here!

06/03/18
by taz

(qβ™₯β€Ώβ™₯q) Bean Mine, Valentine

vintage valentine vintage valentine "Bee" by karen horton (cc by)

mochapickle is organizing a Valentine card exchange; discussion and sign-up info in Metatalk! πŸ’–

01/10/18
by taz

Talkin' 'bout our Resolutions

Happy New Year!Happy New Year! by Edd Sowden (cc by-nc-nd)

same as every year: try not to stab anyone Poffin Boffin

Chatting about what we have resolved for 2018 in the current Metatalktail Hour thread

12/31/17
by taz

MeFi MST Club's 2017 "No Stress" Christmas Video Marathon!

MST Club Christmas Video Marathon 2017

Riffing, specials, shorts and songs, Dec 24 at 6 AM through all day Dec 25! Details in Metatalk.

12/24/17
by taz

Cookies and Metatalktails

Christmas gingerbread cookiesChristmas gingerbread cookies by Fiery-Phoenix (cc by-nc-nd)

The Great Metafilter Cookie Swap 2017

"It’s been A Year, and we here at cookie swap central would like to bring baked joy to as many MeFites across the globe as possible." Time to sign up!

Metatalktail Hour: Giving Thanks

In Metatalk, "What are you thankful for? Big or small, silly or serious, share the things you're thankful for this year."

11/19/17
by taz

"In dark times, a hero emerges from an unlikely place..."

Countouring_BIALE _ Nanshy_IGP5798Countouring_BIALE _ Nanshy_IGP5798 by NanshyOfficial (cc by-sa)

I don't know what I expected, but it was not 'you will have to pause a 5-minute video about makeup fundamentals twice because you will not be able to stop laughing.' – mhoye

if the men find out we can shapeshift, they're going to tell the church: Contouring 101

(hat tip to shibori for the title)

11/18/17
by taz

These Kids Bring Honor to Us All

Hua Mulan screenshot

...this is kinda amazing. i do not know who made this or how but somehow i am glad it exists. β€” aielen

cubby has posted Hua Mulan, a rather amazing, quirky "live action version of Mulan, with a cast of quite talented child actors," and LEGO Damashii spotted the side-by-side with the Disney version. Great stuff!

08/26/17
by taz

You WHAT?

Falling or Flung?Falling or Flung? by M.Christian (cc by-nc-nd)

I've further subdivided the In The Bathroom category of MefiWiki::YouWHAT. I hope you people are happy. A comment from zamboni in the Proper Way to Prepare a Toothbrush Ask Me thread reminds us about the excellent, amusing, and instructive Mefi Wiki section on "all the threads that have exposed the shocking practices of our fellow Metafilterians."

08/14/17
by taz

July Best Post Contest!

365.342 - Cracker Jack365.342 - Cracker Jack by nettsu (cc by-nc-nd)

Hey, hey, it's July Best Post Contest! Now with delicious CATEGORIES: "Weekly Best Post," "First and Second Time Posters," "Mod Categories," and "Member Categories."

Come add your own prize category! Vote for the best posts! Make a cool post and win a prize and/or the adulation of your peers!

07/01/17
by taz

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