In an effort to enhance your overall Metafilter Experience, I present the preliminary Metafilter Achievement
System Slash Drinking Game. Comparing Achievement
score is a widely accepted method for determining respectability, one's contributions to society, and for enhancing self esteem. Feel free to contribute suggestions, modifications, or cash. Bonus points for obscure references to Metafilter history.
posted by Justinian to MetaFilter-Related at 2:05 PM (132 comments total)
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SCIENTIFIC METHOD (40) - Post that correlation is not causation in the first 10 comments on the blue.
DOES WHAT IT SAYS ON THE TIN (10) - Post a pic of yourself at a meetup wearing a Metafilter T-Shirt.
SILENCED ALL MY LIFE (100) - Start a Metatalk accusing mods of being overzealous tinpot dictators.
PROMISCUOUS (40) - Complain in Metatalk about the daily limit on giving out favorites.
TRICKY DICK (40) - Repeatedly comment that you are leaving a contentious thread while participating in a flamewar.
LOVE AND WAR (40) - Advise someone on the Green to buy a copy of The Rules and follow them religiously.
TODD LOKKEN (10) - Sign your comments.
MONKEY WRENCH (100) - Break the site using non-Roman or ASCII characters.
THIS ROCK REPELS TIGERS (40) - Post a question to the Green asking how to get rid of ghosts or other supernatural entities.
TEXTUAL ANALYSIS (10) - Make every letter in your post link to a different site.
DOGPILE (40) - Call out a sexist comment on Metatalk
YOU LIKE ME (40) - Make a comment which receives more than 500 favorites.
GREAT MINDS (40) - Mark as Best Answer the single answer which agrees with what you were already planning to do anyway.
NEVER GETS OLD (10) - Refer to yourself as a special snowflake or Metafilter as the Hivemind in your question on the Green.
TWO MEN ENTER (40) - Have a meticulously crafted and detailed post deleted as a double in favor of a one link obituary.
PETTY STANDARDS (10) - Reply to another comment using the @username convention.
ONE MAN LEAVES (100) - Receive a timeout for participating in too many flamewars.
WAYBACK MACHINE (40) - Have a post on the Blue deleted for being a double from more than 5 years ago.
CUTE OVERLOAD (10) - Post a single link cat video to the Blue
TOOTH DECAY (100) - Have a comment removed by Mathowie for bringing serious threats of legal action.
VOICES IN MY HEAD (40) - Post a question to the Green making yourself look like a paranoid schizophrenic.
THIRTY YEARS BORE (10) - Post the Treaty of Westphalia.
BROWSER UPGRADE (40) - Post a thread which receives more than 2000 comments.
NOT FOOLING ANYONE (40) - After bannination, come back under a new name and act precisely the way which got you originally banned.
NEVER FORGET (100) - Post a picture of someone engaging in sexual congress with poultry or other food items.
PUCKER UP (10) - Call out another member (positively) on Metatalk.
READING COMPREHENSION (40) - Use the edit window to substantially change the content of your comment.
GERM THEORY (40) - Comment on the Green saying you are most contagious before you start showing symptoms.
SUPERNOVA (100) - Disable your account during a contentious thread on Metatalk.
FASHIONABLY LATE (10) - Start a meetup thread; don't show up.
TOUGH DECISIONS (10) - Post a question on the Green asking for help naming a pet.
PROMISED LAND (100) - Start an Israel thread on the blue.
GARBAGE IN (10) - Post a question on the Green asking if you should eat obviously dangerous food.
NOT GENERIC (40) - Ask a highly embarrassing and possibly illegal question non-anonymously.
THE ESCHATON (200) - Become a moderator.
THE NEXT GENERATION (350) - Reproduce with another active Mefite; post baby pictures.