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Looking for a declutter, debloated way to get your daily MetaFilter fix? Try out the new MetaFilter Reader interface today! More info available in MetaTalk.
Hey, hey, it's July Best Post Contest! Now with delicious CATEGORIES: "Weekly Best Post," "First and Second Time Posters," "Mod Categories," and "Member Categories."
Come add your own prize category! Vote for the best posts! Make a cool post and win a prize and/or the adulation of your peers!
Great first post from needlegrrl, A good handwritten letter is a creative act celebrating April as (US) National Letter Writing Month.
Also see hippybear's Metatalk thread April Showers Bring May Flowers about posting "simply happy, joyous, silly, or positive posts" this month. (Also open to discussion for a May posting theme.)
I thought it would be interesting if mefites posted lists of what they plan to or have read, listened to, or watched this summer. I don't want to leave out people in the Southern Hemisphere, though, so feel free to post seasonal lists for whatever the season you may be experiencing!
ArbitraryAndCapricious asks Mefites to share their seasonal reading/ listening/ whatever list
lately in MetaTalk:
Why, the site is a glorious peacock!: Announcing More Color for the Classic Theme
Mefi Podcast 114 is out: "I Say It's Spinach, And To Hell With It"
Discussing Books in Fanfare: Let's talk about books, baby
How YOU doin'?: What's new, MeFites? Have a life update you'd like to share?
Recently in MetaTalk:
Mefi kicks it old skool with the resurrection of the Mefi Gopher server
and Greg Nog issues a Mefi Cover Challenge to "record a cover of a song that you only know about because it was in a post on metafilter." (Previous Mefi Music challenges here, and the first Mefi Music Podcast with greenish here.)
Members are now offered a couple of new profile page preference choices: the ability to make their "Contributions" and "Social" fields visible only to logged-in members, and the ability to enter their geographic coordinates without this info being visible. See all the details in this Metatalk post.