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"I can't wait to be a shitty goose"

game screenshot image

i did not anticipate spending so much time stealing underwear in a video game: Mefites are playing the untitled Goose Game!

09/23/19
by taz

"I'm a big fan!"

fanfan by cat's_101 (cc by)

In Ask Metafilter: My four year old has decided he MUST be an oscillating fan for Halloween. We are not crafty people. Please walk me through how to build this ...

09/10/19
by taz

Animal Magnetism

Acting suprisedActing suprised by www.ownwayphotography.com (cc by)

If only I had a penguin... has introduced Post Your Animal Month in Metatalk: "If you have an animal in your username, post (directly, tangentially, barely-relatedly) about your animal over the next month." The animals have already begun to reproduce! (use tag "postyouranimal")

08/25/19
by taz

it's what's inside that counts

packing...packing... by hans s (cc by-nd)

I find myself fascinated with packing lists. I scour the Peace Corps country-specific packing lists, despite not joining the Peace Corps. I found myself fascinated with the lists of items taking on the Oregon Trail (taken, abandoned, packed, included in the game, included in the Frontier Trails Museum ...

In Ask Metafilter, Ms Vegetable asks for directions to Weirdly Specific Packing and Possession Lists

07/16/19
by taz

Stare, Displace, Charge, Stare

A cat is posed seated on a chair in front of another cat operating a camera.A cat is posed seated on a chair in front of another cat operating a camera. by Beverly & Pack (cc by)

Mefites imagine results as a text-based cat adventure game in the thread for not_on_display's "researchers study cats wearing cameras" post, plus some Mefelines' 24-hr diaries transcribed, and we are introduced to tula's tiny-camera enabled narrative_cat Instagram (!): She's the artist, I curate.

06/05/19
by taz

You Shall Know Our Verbosity!

IMG_5219IMG_5219 by Lo-Res Viscera (cc by-nc)

I've been having a lot of fun creating little monuments to asininity like this lately. — duffell

Star Trek episode, Dave Eggers book, or Mountain Goats song? is a fiendish Buzzfeed quiz by Mefi's own duffell. Projects post here.

04/21/19
by taz

Under the MSTletoe

The MeFi MST Club kids want to let you know that Christmas Video Marathon festivities are go, it's all taking place here, and "we’re planning on seeing it through till Midnight December 25."

12/24/18
by taz

"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

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