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"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

Stress Rx

Happiness in your handsHappiness in your hands by MamiGibbs (cc by-nc-nd)

Bella Donna has assembled a collection of ideas for cheering ourselves up a bit when we're feeling sad or stressed.

06/21/18
by taz

"Stretch your wings in September"

flying highflying high by Kalexanderson (cc by-nc-nd)

Posting to the front page of Metafilter can seem daunting, mysterious, and/or fraught with with uncertain outcomes. (Spoiler: It is easier than it might look.) If you have never or rarely posted a FPP but would like to, we’re here to help.

Posting to the Front Page: You Can Do It Too! in MetaTalk

09/01/15
by taz

"and that means more awesomeness"

A helping hand (color version)A helping hand (color version) by Kalexanderson (cc by-nc-nd)

I propose we spend September helping new posters successfully make the leap into the wonderful world of FPPs.

In MetaTalk, julen suggests a cool member collaboration for next month: "Let’s Encourage and Help Folks Make Their First Posts," and asks for input.

08/17/15
by taz

Help for old school Blogger users

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Are you an old school Blogger user from back in the day? I bet you got a few "update your old account" emails this week (I got 7 of them) and wondered why. MeFi member feelinglistless wondered if they were fake emails and how to save those old blogs associated with them and lucky for him, a Google engineer that works on Blogger showed up to explain why they emailed everyone and helped out a few users along the way.

04/28/12
by mathowie

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