When Your Post Lines Up Nicely With the Next Post August 4, 2017 5:53 AM   Subscribe

Right now on the front page we have a discussion about the ethics of owning pets. And immediately after that is a post about awesome cat-bros. I love it when stuff like this lines up, intentional or not. Do you recall any of your favourite cosmically timed/sequential MetaFilter posts from throughout MetaHistory?
posted by Fizz to MetaFilter-Related at 5:53 AM (13 comments total) 3 users marked this as a favorite

Things like this have made MeTa in a few instances, such as 2014's strange and pleasing "Wharf/Worf Day".
posted by goodnewsfortheinsane (staff) at 6:05 AM on August 4 [8 favorites]


There's also a FPP about not eating meat, so there are actually three posts in that coincidental group.
posted by tofu_crouton at 6:14 AM on August 4


Wow, Worf Day was three years ago?
posted by Etrigan at 6:37 AM on August 4 [1 favorite]


Wharf/Worf Day was THE BEST.
posted by DirtyOldTown at 7:04 AM on August 4 [2 favorites]


Related: AskMe Synchronicity
posted by Plutor at 7:11 AM on August 4 [1 favorite]


There was a coincidental run of "How many?" posts back in 2011 that I've remarked on before.
posted by Rock Steady at 7:39 AM on August 4 [1 favorite]




Who could forget?
posted by It's Raining Florence Henderson at 8:37 AM on August 4 [9 favorites]


Someplace I can't find right now has a link to download the calendar of all the MeFi holidays, Elephant Day, Worf Day, Zelda Day, etc. I wished my sweetie a happy Elephant Day and he looked mystified for a bit and then said, "Aha. MetaFilter."
posted by Orange Dinosaur Slide at 9:00 AM on August 4 [2 favorites]




April 20, 2006 was a very fustian day. Relevant MeTa.
posted by TedW at 11:05 AM on August 4


MetaFilter Front Page Poetry is a game I like to play (with myself, in my head):

This land is your land...until I steal it
It's because cocoa and its diseases won't grow in Reading
There is nothing on this earth more to be prized than true friendship
Not a fish tale, really, it's true!



The animal’s head configuration is “unique,”
How we really tamed the dog
It's the lip syncing that really blows my mind if I'm honest
posted by peagood at 9:54 AM on August 7 [2 favorites]


"Metafilter Special Days" (ical), via.
posted by crysflame at 11:45 PM on August 9


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