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Winter Wishes

may all your holiday wishes come truemay all your holiday wishes come true by rockinmonique

MetaFilter Cares 11th Annual Gift and Donation Drive now in Metatalk.

(Also, ps: don't miss the traditional Jingle Rock Bell sacred observance)

12/09/19
by taz

Cookies Are Enabled

Homemade cookie ornamentsHomemade cookie ornaments by Heart Windows Art (cc by)

Sign-ups for The Great Mefi Cookie Swap are now open in Metatalk!

11/18/19
by taz

Brushes With Fame

Poster with image of cat face and FreeQuilty QuiltyNotGuilty and NoMoreDoors text

Mefite shares harrowing personal experience with "serial offender" Quilty, of #FreeQuilty notoriety

11/14/19
by taz

It's a Post Party

MailboxMailbox by Eva Ganesha (cc by-nc)

The 2019 MeFi Holiday Card Exchange is happening in Metatalk! โ„๏ธ๐Ÿ“ฎ

11/12/19
by taz

A Small Challenge

SealedSealed by Doeki (cc by-nc)

Each one should evoke a little wow or aww or pop of curiosity or excitement to try it: In Ask Metafilter, this-apoptosis is looking for 20 tiny wonders

11/06/19
by taz

"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 "weโ€™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

๐ŸŽƒ๐ŸŽƒ All Hail THANKTOBERFEST!!! ๐ŸŽƒ๐ŸŽƒ

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

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