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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!

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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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MetaFilter Events: Week 2 🎫

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Week 2 of Metafilter Events is here! "Following Week 1, we’re back with more as we kick off a week about books, fiction and the humanities." This looks so great.

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Lighting the Way

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πŸ’‘The inaugural Metafilter Events is finally here! "As one of the closing initiatives under our Metafilter Fundraising Drive, our online events series features presentations, workshops and discussions across a fascinating range of topics, themes and perspectives..." HEADS UP πŸ‘€: The first events will be presented on 2ο»Ώ2 November!

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Happening Now! FanFare Film Theme Days 🎞 🍿

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DirtyOldTown is creating member-sponsored themed days of films on FanFare for site fundraising. Currently on the marquis is katie's request for six films that pass the Bechdel Test. DirtyOldTown has posted one from each of the last six decades, stretching back 50 years.


elkevelvet's sponsored theme day of six Dutch movies

roolya_boolya's sponsored theme day of Arctic Life films

(If you'd like to sponsor a themed posts day, donate $20 to MeFi's fundraising drive and MeMail DirtyOldTown to discuss)

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✨ Reminder! The Metafilter Fundraising Auction ends tomorrow (Sunday)! Also, in case you missed it, 2022 MeFi Holiday Card Exchange signups are open until 6am EST 11/20.


Did Someone Say "Crouton Meter"?

crouton meter showing $6,546.67 in donations

Week 2 Fundraiser Update: We need your help to REVIVE Metafilter: The steering committee updates the financial situation and lists all the ways you can help, with special guest star, the Crouton Meter!

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$ Week 1 Info Roundup $

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Help Metafilter survive! - Annual Fundraiser week 1 update. Handy update in the blue from tavegyl and the steering committee on everything going on currently.

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Timely Alerts:

🎁 MetaFilter Gift Swap Sign-Ups end Nov 1

✍🏼 Mochapickle's Nahhhh-NoWriMo: A zero stress, no rules writing month begins Nov 1

⭐️ Mefi Posts for "Sale" is still going! jessamyn, Rhaomi, and Eyebrows McGee are offering to write posts for contributions to the Mefi fundraising drive

by taz

MeFi Posts for "Sale": "We're all pitching in for Fundraising Month. Ever wanted to see a post on a topic, but didn't want to write it yourself for whatever reason? Let us do it for you."


⭐️❗️⭐️ Metafilter Wants You - The Fundraising Post! The steering committee breaks down the situation, and offers ways to help. ⭐️❗️⭐️



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Oh, look, the new Mefi newsletter has a name! And a second edition! Whee! πŸ“°

Also, the latest Metatalktail Hour asks members to tell the least plausible story about yourself, and it's so, so great. πŸ•΄πŸΌ

Also, also, don't forget, it's the second theme week of August fundraising month, and this time around, we want to see some sweet, sweet art (any interesting art find that you like, in any medium). Search tags for "sweetart" to see what people are posting, and/or tag your art-themed post with "sweetart." 🍭

by taz

Sweet Art, I really love you!

Yale Art Gallery - HeartYale Art Gallery - Heart by m01229 (cc by)

Weird Science theme week has ended (see all the excellent weird science posts here!), and for the second theme of our August fundraising month, Sweet Art week has begun! Please help us make a spectacle of ourselves by posting all your favorite arty sites, works, and stories. πŸ’–

by taz

Theme Week

Title art from the 1985 film Weird Science

πŸ“ˆπŸš€πŸ”¬πŸ‘©πŸ½β€πŸ”¬πŸ‘€β‰οΈ We're having theme weeks as part of our fundraising month, and the theme for this week is WEIRD SCIENCE! Also currently in Metatalk, Show Us Your View!

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