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! 💌
February is the season of love ... love and yet more love for wonderful old Mefi posts! 💖 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.
MeTa: Check-in thread
MeFi Wiki: ThereIsHelp Resources
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]
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.)
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
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