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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

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

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