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Four years of Mefi Card Club!

PostcardsPostcards by Matt Perich (cc by)

In Metatalk: "Mefi Card Club was started as an ongoing card swap in March of 2018, and is still going strong today — that is over four years!"

by taz

Did you know there is a Mefi Card Club for exchanges year-round? If you love sending and receiving cool paper mail, check it out! πŸ’Œ


Our First February "Doubles Jubilee" Theme Month

heartheart by Enchant_me (cc by)

February is the season of love ... love and yet more love for wonderful old Mefi posts! πŸ’– To celebrate, Metafilter members dig out their old favorites and repost to share the goodness, again. See the Metatalk post for more info, and check the doublesjubilee tag to read double-loved posts.

by taz


MeTa: Check-in thread

MeFi Wiki: ThereIsHelp Resources

MeFi: Modeling the outbreak, Real-time visualizations, Rumor control

AskMe: Managing anxiety, managing travel, getting good information, Meal Planning for the Pandemic

Mefi IRL: IRL now has an "Online" category for virtual meetups

FAQ: We've added a site FAQ for Coronavirus posting and commenting tips, as well as site help and resources

Chat / FanFare: We've opened a "Watch" room in Chat for those who'd like it for livewatch events

[This post is being updated as new posts / features are added]

by jessamyn

Animal Magnetism

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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")

by taz

July Best Post Contest results

Trophy presented to Don Bradman, 1948Trophy presented to Don Bradman, 1948 by State Library of South Australia (cc by)

The July Best Post contest results are in!

July Best Post Contest!

365.342 - Cracker Jack365.342 - Cracker Jack by nettsu (cc by-nc-nd)

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!

by taz

April is the coolest month

Illustration Friday - MailIllustration Friday - Mail by The hills are alive* (cc by)

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.)

by taz


Mail ChuteMail Chute by Teknorat (cc by-sa)

Anyway the seams between the plastic sheets sometimes intercepted the corner of an envelope. In a building as tall as the WTC mail would hit impressive speeds. So one jammed letter would quickly gather many letters, traveling near the speed of sound, into a densely packed arterial blockage ... Guess who found them?

Splunge recounts his adventures as an "ex-officio mail plumber" valiantly clearing clogs in the WTC mail chutes in Ragini's fun post, The mail chutes of New York City

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

by taz

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