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August 31
Gustav
NOLA and area residents [more inside]
posted by Heatwole to MetaFilter-Related at 6:41 PM PST - 56 comments

Thinking of moving to Toronto...Advice?
I've been wanting to move to Toronto for years, and now I'm finally able to do so! Now I have some questions... [more inside]
posted by Alex930 to MetaFilter-Related at 6:36 PM PST - 3 comments [closed]

art or sullen craft
Do you sell things you have made on Etsy? [more inside]
posted by paduasoy to MetaFilter-Related at 12:49 PM PST - 36 comments

How can I filter my personal view of MetaFilter?
I'm not going to say it on the AskMe thread, because that's not the place for it, but we are getting REALLY WEIRD about food and diet. Is there a reasonable way I can filter specific posting topics or tags out of my personal view of MetaFilter? [more inside]
posted by kalessin to Feature Requests at 4:48 AM PST - 67 comments

August 30
NYC Meetup Between 9/9 and 9/14?
I'm going to be in NYC from September 9 to 14. I'll miss the Brooklyn meetup. Who's game for another meetup? *sadeyes*
posted by halonine to MetaFilter Gatherings at 9:33 PM PST - 10 comments

Damned Papparazzi!
I Vant To be Alone!* [more inside]
posted by jonmc to MetaFilter Gatherings at 5:39 PM PST - 63 comments

Pony Request: Alumni as contact
There is no classmate or co-alumni sort of option on the contact form. [more inside]
posted by Riverine to Feature Requests at 10:40 AM PST - 7 comments

[previous-filter] mefi checks if fpp links have previously been posted. how about doing the same for a few of the other large sites out there?
[previous-filter] mefi checks if fpp links have previously been posted. how about doing the same for a few of the other large sites out there? [more inside]
posted by krautland to Feature Requests at 9:22 AM PST - 42 comments

August 29
I know the Sarah Palin thread has your attention but AskMe Spam Still Sucks
This comment in AskMe is spam and should be deleted. [more inside]
posted by jason's_planet to Etiquette/Policy at 8:30 PM PST - 56 comments

Metafiltrl trefferl
Metafiltrl trefferl! Want to grab a Maß in München on saturday september 20th? [more inside]
posted by jouke to MetaFilter Gatherings at 1:26 PM PST - 22 comments

That which we call misogyny, by any other name...
Longtime Mefi lurker and non-FPPoster here, registering strong disgust at some of the comments in the Sarah Palin thread. [more inside]
posted by torticat to Etiquette/Policy at 12:27 PM PST - 260 comments

PDX Meetup in Sept
PDX Meetup? I missed the last one. And the one before that. And I really want to make it to one, really I do. [more inside]
posted by fiercekitten to MetaFilter Gatherings at 10:33 AM PST - 65 comments

Clarification on reasons to delete answers
Poster asks: Does dating through craigslist actually work? I answered simply, "No." My answer's been deleted. This is not the first time my on-topic answers have been deleted from threads and I find it pretty annoying. Further, someone else posted "Yup" and there answer is still there. WTF? [more inside]
posted by dobbs to Etiquette/Policy at 8:01 AM PST - 92 comments

Quantum Field Theory?
QFT. Curious, I looked it up. Urban Dictionary has the definition as "quoted for truth" but that definition certainly doesn't match the context in which it is used on here. Little help?
posted by clearly to Etiquette/Policy at 1:22 AM PST - 84 comments

August 28
Pony Request: Fix Live Preview Bugs
WYSINWYG: Live Preview ≠ Actual Post. [more inside]
posted by five fresh fish to Bugs at 11:03 PM PST - 26 comments

31: The Big Picture
This podcast was recorded on August 25th and features an interview with kokogiak about his Big Picture project. Interview runs about 30 minutes of the hour long show. [more inside]
posted by mathowie to MeFi Podcast at 10:07 PM PST - 29 comments

MSP Meetup - since we all need to start drinking heavily.
Okay, so Denver has their DNC meetup tonight. For those stuck in, or visiting, the Twin Cities for the RNC (and associated protests), how about a meetup? [more inside]
posted by cabingirl to MetaFilter Gatherings at 10:29 AM PST - 52 comments

I am curious (podcast)
Just personal curiosity at work here- I noticed a reference elsewhere a few days ago to recording the upcoming podcast, which, unaccountably, cheered me up. (I look forward to the podcasts, because like as not they cover something interesting I didn't see in my normal perusals of the site.) So, what I got to wondering was ... [more inside]
posted by pjern to MetaFilter-Related at 2:18 AM PST - 112 comments

August 27
unanswered self questions
If you reply to your own comment in Ask MeFi, and no one else has replied yet, it no longer shows up on the Unanswered Questions page. [more inside]
posted by fogster to Feature Requests at 1:44 PM PST - 19 comments

August 26
Experimental news site
MetaFilter Journalists. [Opinion Content: Moderate. Sentiment: Mostly Neutral]
posted by tellurian to MetaFilter-Related at 11:41 PM PST - 60 comments

NoScript Please
If you are not using firefox you may skip this post, because it is about a tool that can help prevent comments like this and this [more inside]
posted by hortense to Etiquette/Policy at 11:40 PM PST - 46 comments

De-eponystericalism
Is it possible to change my username or should I close my account and pay another 5 bucks? (Reason: I want less anger in my life)
posted by angrybeaver to Etiquette/Policy at 9:09 PM PST - 103 comments

What's in a name?
No, really. What is the deal with your nickname? [more inside]
posted by iamkimiam to MetaFilter-Related at 8:38 PM PST - 384 comments

No, my post is not about the Imageshack frog
What's the best way to link to a large image on Mefi? [more inside]
posted by Rhaomi to MetaFilter-Related at 6:40 PM PST - 15 comments

MeFi is still a classic.
I thought for sure that someone would mention MeFi's inclusion on PCMag's "100 Classic Websites of 2008" list. So, allow me. [more inside]
posted by revmitcz to MetaFilter-Related at 6:29 PM PST - 27 comments

Ringtones on Music
The Punch 'Em In The Dick thread contained this, which made me set up and post this, and wonder if ringtone downloads could be a cool feature to add to Music. [more inside]
posted by nonmyopicdave to Feature Requests at 1:23 PM PST - 23 comments

August 25
left angle-bracket i right angle-bracket Popular Favorites left angle-bracket forward slash i right angle-bracket
Pony Request: Could we preserve italics in the 'popular favorites' excerpts for comments? [more inside]
posted by suedehead to Feature Requests at 10:26 PM PST - 34 comments

Export Comments Counted?
I didn't realize that we could export our comments. That is fricking awesome. But what does this mean: Once you start your download, your weekly export will be counted. Counted? I don't understand.
posted by SeizeTheDay to Feature Requests at 7:05 PM PST - 79 comments

A trip down MeFimory lane to Obama's 2004 convention speech
Here's a little trip down memory lane. Obama's 2004 speech at the Democratic convention caught MetaFilter's attention. On July 28th, 2004 there was swift's MeFi post Obama's been lauded (which, in a refreshing change, derailed into a discussion of Canadian politics) and later that same day ronv asked what's more realistic/ which will happen first in the united states: a minority president or a woman president? [more inside]
posted by Kattullus to MetaFilter-Related at 10:31 AM PST - 78 comments

August 24
help the toneless
Dose anyone know how to (or if its possible to) upload a song to askmefi? i have a mystery song i'd like identified. i tried uploading it to the music section but was told i was naughty for doing so
posted by chelegonian to MetaFilter-Related at 5:21 PM PST - 22 comments

Delete delete!
Trivial point, but it irked me seeing my answer here crossed out by a later responder. [more inside]
posted by zadcat to Etiquette/Policy at 4:42 PM PST - 129 comments

The odometer rolls over
AskMe had question #100,000 asked earlier today by jb. Congratulations!
posted by dw to MetaFilter-Related at 2:35 PM PST - 24 comments

Users are people too
I'm tired of the word 'user'. can we use 'members' or 'readers' instead when referring to them e.g. "X users favourited this" etc? [more inside]
posted by infini to Feature Requests at 9:37 AM PST - 179 comments

Yeah, no.
Not ok. Grow up.
posted by dirtynumbangelboy to Etiquette/Policy at 7:06 AM PST - 6 comments [closed]

August 23
W.T.F.M.?
WORLD.
TAEKWONDO.
FEDERATION.
MATOS?
posted by Saucy Intruder to MetaFilter-Related at 8:40 PM PST - 7 comments [closed]

Young Devin Funck
Just wanted to call your attention to this comment by Astro Zombie. I can only favorite once and flag it once.
posted by fixedgear to MetaFilter-Related at 7:08 PM PST - 47 comments

August 22
update comments set thread_id = foo where thread_id = bar
Nice idea moving the comments over, mathowie. Thanks. [more inside]
posted by orthogonality to Etiquette/Policy at 11:54 PM PST - 1 comments [closed]

pre-empting Obamaveepfilter
Obama is expected to announce his VP choice tomorrow via text message to the masses. Dozens, or perhaps hundreds, even thousands, of mefites will be notified of the selection all at the very same instant. Several of them may want to make the first crappy post on the subject. Shall we let this happen? [more inside]
posted by gauchodaspampas to Etiquette/Policy at 2:37 PM PST - 232 comments

Halp, my tabs has gone
I used to see the links to "* Recent Posts/* My Favorites/* Popular Favorites/* My Comments/* Recent Comments" as tabs on the front page (like this example from MeTa). Now they look like this. [more inside]
posted by subbes to Bugs at 2:11 PM PST - 1 comments [closed]

Twisted pair
Ctrl-shift-t collision in Firefox. [more inside]
posted by Eideteker to Bugs at 11:05 AM PST - 18 comments

Shout out
Merlin Mann <3 us Eideteker
posted by boo_radley to MetaFilter-Related at 9:10 AM PST - 41 comments

Here we go again....
Frustrating [more inside]
posted by joaniek to Feature Requests at 8:45 AM PST - 11 comments [closed]

August 21
Amazed at no FPP on McCain's epic gaff
You know, I get as sick as anybody over every minor story about the U.S. presidential election getting posted to the Blue, and I know the mods are trying to keep the quality of posts up, but it [i]still[/i] surprised me to go there tonight and find NO DISCUSSION of what history could very well define as THE important turning point in this election: John McCain's not knowing how many houses he owns. This on the heels of his definition of $5 million as defining "rich". Could no one draft a decent FPP about it, or has it been decided that this story isn't going on the Blue no matter what? If so, one has to wonder: why?
posted by spock to MetaFilter-Related at 8:37 PM PST - 322 comments

Comment linkability at MeFiMu?
Pony request: Envisioning a golden, glowing future in which any number of other (that is to say, non-dick punching) songs at MeFi Music get the kind of comment action that "the most Favorited track of ALL TIME!" has gotten, I'd like to see individual comment linkability in MeFiMu threads. Like the blue and the other subsites have. Might this be possible?
posted by flapjax at midnite to Feature Requests at 6:18 PM PST - 22 comments

Filtering favorites by tag?
Pony request: The ability to filter favorites by tags. Or is this already available and I'm missing something? [more inside]
posted by youcancallmeal to Feature Requests at 12:27 PM PST - 11 comments

Why not MyMeta?
We have MyAsk. Why not MyMeta? How about a tab that filters by tags. Example: ignore anything with linux or politics. Keep anything with maps or art.
posted by desjardins to Feature Requests at 10:46 AM PST - 34 comments

Help computer. Stop all the javascriptin.
FireFox. MetaFilter. A script on this page has stopped responding, do you want to stop the script, debug the script, or cry. Anybody else seeing this on Firefox 2.x? [more inside]
posted by cavalier to Bugs at 8:38 AM PST - 19 comments

DragonCon '08
Second convention thread of the week: Dragon*Con is coming up Aug. 28 - Sept 1. Anyone else planning on attending? What panels are you thinking on attending? [more inside]
posted by JHarris to MetaFilter Gatherings at 1:05 AM PST - 20 comments

August 20
NYC Meetup
Hey New York, let's meetup. How's September 6th in Williamsburg? [more inside]
posted by zoomorphic to MetaFilter Gatherings at 10:05 AM PST - 83 comments

Metafilter license plate?
Oh, hi, Ohioans. It's Mefi! (Or, does a super-dedicated mefite travel on 480?) [more inside]
posted by ferociouskitty to MetaFilter-Related at 9:46 AM PST - 22 comments

The healing power of Mefites
The responses to this AskMe are a "Best of" for me. Dunno if this is the venue... but I need to express myself! [more inside]
posted by mistsandrain to MetaFilter-Related at 7:38 AM PST - 30 comments

August 19
deleted...why?
I'm curious as to why this was deleted [more inside]
posted by HuronBob to MetaFilter-Related at 7:43 PM PST - 108 comments

There is a downtown apparently...
Downtown Los Angeles meetup? [more inside]
posted by ob to MetaFilter Gatherings at 6:27 PM PST - 58 comments

Hipsterific happiness
Better late than never: This is a post to say thank you to 1f2frfbf for organising the inaugural Mefi Button Swap, and to share the spoils of said swap. [more inside]
posted by Helga-woo to MetaFilter-Related at 1:40 PM PST - 11 comments

you're not helping
Someone wants to help people. The answers? Kill people, kill yourself, kill all the religious people, and stop having babies. People, please. [more inside]
posted by Cool Papa Bell to Etiquette/Policy at 11:30 AM PST - 177 comments

How was the Start Conference?
Did anyone go to the Start Conference on August 7th? How was it? [more inside]
posted by chos to MetaFilter-Related at 10:18 AM PST - 3 comments

San Francisco Meetup?
I'm headed to San Francisco for Slow Food Nation next week. How about a meetup? [more inside]
posted by Miko to MetaFilter Gatherings at 8:54 AM PST - 80 comments

Sweet Dreams are made of these.
Let's Do The Time Warp Again! Let's Do The Time Warp Again! [more inside]
posted by schyler523 to MetaFilter-Related at 6:06 AM PST - 64 comments

Chicago Meetup: the Bloody Return of Eamondaly
eamondaly and iguanapolitico suggest a Chicago meetup for September 25. Locale: Snuggery v. Billy Goat v. American Girl Boutique and Bistro.
posted by WCityMike to MetaFilter Gatherings at 5:49 AM PST - 63 comments

August 18
PAX Meetup?
Is anyone going to PAX? If so, we should convene, converse, and imbibe. Interested?
posted by potch to MetaFilter Gatherings at 5:21 PM PST - 37 comments

Yup. I'm actually back.
Hello L.A. peeps. Fancy a meetup? [more inside]
posted by miss lynnster to MetaFilter Gatherings at 11:43 AM PST - 82 comments

Hiccup with embedded YouTube player thingy
"Video player" link to UK YouTube doesn't work. [more inside]
posted by Mister_A to Bugs at 9:17 AM PST - 20 comments

Impromptu Melbourne boozeup?
Impromptu Melbourne boozeup? [more inside]
posted by UbuRoivas to MetaFilter Gatherings at 5:05 AM PST - 43 comments

August 17
All time favorite comment?
Link to your favorite comment. [more inside]
posted by cjorgensen to MetaFilter-Related at 10:16 AM PST - 248 comments

August 16
MefiMail Improvements
Pony request: Would like more MefiMail options. [more inside]
posted by sluglicker to Feature Requests at 7:49 PM PST - 56 comments

More fantasy, because you love it
Fantasy Football Part II: If any of you are interested, I'm in another league that needs 6 more people. [more inside]
posted by reenum to MetaFilter-Related at 7:19 AM PST - 5 comments

August 15
Tropical Salty Impromptu Meetup: Vieques
Impromptu meetup in Esperanza, Vieques, Puerto Rico? [more inside]
posted by not_on_display to MetaFilter Gatherings at 9:40 PM PST - 14 comments

AskMe cited in Walrus article
This AskMe question about sad music was cited in an article in the May 2008 issue of the Walrus. [more inside]
posted by sevenyearlurk to MetaFilter-Related at 3:05 PM PST - 23 comments

Philadelphia is pretty nifty
It is time for another Philly Meetup...right? [more inside]
posted by Deathalicious to MetaFilter Gatherings at 12:29 PM PST - 113 comments

August 14
Following Up?
Do people follow-up much? [more inside]
posted by Flying Squirrel to MetaFilter-Related at 11:17 PM PST - 18 comments

fantastical
Ok. How many of you mefites used to think "fantastic post/comment" was for use on off-the-wall comments? [more inside]
posted by Citizen Premier to MetaFilter-Related at 7:32 AM PST - 125 comments

August 13
Listless listed
User feelinglistless had a strangely accurate vision for the future of Doctor Who back in 2003.. [more inside]
posted by mediocre to MetaFilter-Related at 4:45 PM PST - 61 comments

The etymology of HURF DURF
I've seen a few comments recently claiming or intimating that "HURF DURF" originated here, and I would like to set the record straight on this extremely trivial matter. [more inside]
posted by DecemberBoy to MetaFilter-Related at 2:55 PM PST - 94 comments

MetaTalk tags?
Why don't we have tags in MetaTalk?
posted by Pronoiac to Feature Requests at 10:48 AM PST - 64 comments

AskMe Noise
Stop breaking the rules! Do not post a comment if you don't have an answer or are helping to look for one. That the asker is breaking the rules isn't an excuse. [more inside]
posted by ODiV to Etiquette/Policy at 10:25 AM PST - 219 comments

Muxtape
Can we add muxtape as a social service for the profiles? I bet a lot of mefites muxtapes up.
posted by empath to Feature Requests at 7:12 AM PST - 29 comments

August 12
It was the best of times, period.
Big huge, ginormous thanks and hugs to Metafilter in general and Konolia in particular. [more inside]
posted by Brandon Blatcher to MetaFilter-Related at 4:57 PM PST - 52 comments

Show me your nostrils!
A tale of two questions.... [more inside]
posted by grateful to MetaFilter-Related at 2:00 PM PST - 74 comments

MeFi iPhone icon unavailable?
Anyone else unable to add a custom MeFi icon webclip to their iPhone home screen? I just get a snapshot of the page, instead of the nice blue MF logo (which was working for me earlier this year.) Other sites with this functionality are working fine. Tech Specs: first gen iPhone, OS 2.0, unlocked and jailbroken.
posted by porn in the woods to Bugs at 1:35 PM PST - 5 comments

One more question
I had a problem. Now, it's happening all over again. Would it be bad form to bother the green for a second time? [more inside]
posted by popcassady to Etiquette/Policy at 1:15 PM PST - 10 comments

What is the story of Metafilter?
Imho this question didn't feel like it was "askMefi" so here goes. I'm observing how groups/communities form organically or virally online around common values/goals/whatever and I wonder if there's ever been a discussion, thread, study etc done on Metafilter's beginnings, how it grew etc? Any thoughts, stories, anecdotes?
posted by infini to MetaFilter-Related at 7:57 AM PST - 73 comments

August 11
Georgia update
Because for some reason I can't sign into metafilter's main page, I thought I'd give a brief update on the situation in this thread here. [more inside]
posted by piratebowling to MetaFilter-Related at 3:58 PM PST - 32 comments

Nicely done moderation on the Russian sexual harassment post.
Nicely done moderation on the Russian sexual harassment post. [more inside]
posted by Cool Papa Bell to Etiquette/Policy at 11:12 AM PST - 101 comments

August 10
...almost TWO Hugos, in fact
Congratulations to jscalzi on his Hugo.
posted by Artw to MetaFilter-Related at 8:56 PM PST - 98 comments

Extra-long words for an extra-wide screen
When a title (or possible any word) in a contact's post is long enough, it overflows the bounds of the sidebar and causes the front page to have right-scroll. Pic here.
posted by ChrisR to Bugs at 7:00 AM PST - 23 comments

August 9
9/11 was an inside job
"Submitting a link is akin to writing a little paper for school."

"I just went to MetaFilter and the top link is "How many goats are you worth?". Is that more intellectual than the entries on Reddit?"

"I hate, hate, hate it when they put multiple links in single words."

reddit discovers Metafilter.
posted by plexi to MetaFilter-Related at 9:56 AM PST - 164 comments

Fantasy football, anyone?
Anyone up for fantasy football? [more inside]
posted by reenum to MetaFilter-Related at 6:53 AM PST - 29 comments

August 8
Shirt-cockers not welcome.
Anyone interested in a meet-up during the big, desert hippy thing? [more inside]
posted by MiltonRandKalman to MetaFilter Gatherings at 3:32 PM PST - 22 comments

The daft bit at the top
Hello - is there no way to link to sites on our profiles or am I just not clever enough ? [more inside]
posted by sgt.serenity to Bugs at 3:19 PM PST - 21 comments

Seattle meetup August 2008
Seattle meetup? [more inside]
posted by grouse to MetaFilter Gatherings at 12:49 PM PST - 48 comments

30: Punched in the dick
This podcast was recorded on August 1st and covers the month of July on Metafilter. It runs about an hour long. [more inside]
posted by mathowie to MeFi Podcast at 10:01 AM PST - 71 comments

Display Title of Post in RSS feed of Popular Comments?
I use the "Popular Comments" feed to keep track of all the great things you witty people are always saying. Currently, the title of each comment in the feed is formatted like so:

By orthogonality in MeFi

which does not provide any sort of context for the comment. [more inside]
posted by jpdoane to Feature Requests at 5:57 AM PST - 11 comments

Fuelly
Matt and PB's Fuelly on Lifehacker [more inside]
posted by pearlybob to MetaFilter-Related at 5:39 AM PST - 46 comments

DNC MeFite Gathering?
Coming to Denver for the DNC? [more inside]
posted by FlamingBore to MetaFilter Gatherings at 12:29 AM PST - 28 comments

August 7
Text-mode MeFi?
Reading works just fine already, either via RSS or just a text-mode browser. Posting is a little harder. Links, Elinks, and w3m all seem baffled by the login---Elinks, for example, reloads the login page, while w3m gets back to the question but then asks me to log in again. Does anyone know why this is so? Is there some common unsupported standard that prevents these browsers from logging in? (Note: It happens with a lot of sites that need login, not just MeFi.)
posted by d. z. wang to MetaFilter-Related at 4:25 PM PST - 13 comments

MetaFilter Slooooow?
Anyone else having intermittently 'freezes' while loading, or generally slow behavior? [more inside]
posted by fogster to Uptime at 2:19 PM PST - 30 comments

Kansas City Meet Up?
I recently moved into my very first apartment in the Kansas City/Johnson County area, but I don't know anyone! I'd like to fix that with a meet up. [more inside]
posted by hellojed to MetaFilter Gatherings at 1:11 PM PST - 17 comments

Following in someone's good footsteps ...
Apology (too). [more inside]
posted by WCityMike to MetaFilter-Related at 9:15 AM PST - 270 comments

Troja!
Avast throws a Trojan Horse warning when I try to open yeoz's post here in MetaTalk. [more inside]
posted by syzygy to Bugs at 7:28 AM PST - 23 comments

the bad bad internets
so, about this post --> http://www.metafilter.com/73909/History-of-the-DC-Universe ... please read all of more inside first before looking at the post. [more inside]
posted by yeoz to Bugs at 4:51 AM PST - 45 comments

August 6
Apology.
Apology. [more inside]
posted by Afroblanco to MetaFilter-Related at 6:50 PM PST - 125 comments

Are you good with words?
Got any lyrics you'd like to see turned into songs? Got any songs that need lyrics? Post em on here and have fun collaborating with your fellow mefites. There's some cool stuff goin on over in the music section, if you haven't checked it out you should, it's awesome, if you don't mediocre might punch you in the dick [more inside]
posted by BrnP84 to MetaFilter-Related at 2:20 PM PST - 56 comments

How Not To Sell Out
Two months ago, Fearless Leader gave a neat talk at WebVisions 2008 about how to make money off your particular web passion without resorting to venture capital interference or selling out, and the slides and the audio (MP3) from his talk are now online. It's plenty cool enough to watch/listen to on its own merits, if you've ever dreamed of running your own web company or making a small-but-cool web tool -- but since MetaFilter (and what it's been like to start and run MetaFilter) are mentioned prominently, I thought it was worth noting here, rather than on the Blue. [more inside]
posted by Asparagirl to MetaFilter-Related at 12:31 PM PST - 22 comments

It took 2+ years to find it, but it was worth it!
I found what I was looking for, after 2+ years, including an answer to my very first AskMe post! For posterity, the answer to this question is this, and the answer to this question is "Happy Go Lively" which is available here. I'd love to be able to update my own askme posts, even if they were from years ago. I understand that the discussion has to end at some point, but if I found what I believe to be the definitive answer (since it was my question, after all), it would help those who come searching later on to keep the answer and the question together.
posted by Wild_Eep to Feature Requests at 9:14 AM PST - 17 comments

Why wasn't the Timecube theory of finance question deleted?
Why wasn't this post deleted? [more inside]
posted by electroboy to Etiquette/Policy at 8:56 AM PST - 54 comments

Misandry and Ask Metafilter.
Misandry and Ask Metafilter. [more inside]
posted by Second Account For Making Jokey Comments to Etiquette/Policy at 6:04 AM PST - 462 comments

August 5
?
Which post has been the most "removed from favorites"? I don't think this is answerable from the data dump.
posted by smackfu to Feature Requests at 12:33 PM PST - 129 comments

List of Mefites on different social networks
I thought there was a page that listed Mefites on different social networks, i.e. Mefites on Flickr, Twitter, et al, with their associated usernames on said sites. I'm not thinking of the aggregated twitter/flickr pages. Or am I? Did I dream this?
posted by desjardins to MetaFilter-Related at 8:02 AM PST - 20 comments

Favorite Not.
Favorite error: Click the '+', go to top of page, instead of marking comment. [more inside]
posted by Goofyy to Bugs at 7:52 AM PST - 16 comments

August 4
Not sure what to search for
Yeah. I know this makes me seem wildly stupid, but... I was trying to post a question on AskMe. I wanted to post it anonomously. (It was a medical question.) But I couldn't figure it out. I either had to post under my pseudonym, or I had to get a new account. That can't be right?
posted by Dumsnill to MetaFilter-Related at 7:20 PM PST - 47 comments

SLYT? WTF?
What does SLYT mean?
posted by kldickson to MetaFilter-Related at 10:39 AM PST - 123 comments

Sideblog snaps and props
Oh snap, I made the sideblog.. I'm relatively new here, so it's a bit of an honor for me to be selected for the sideblog for my recent MuFi post.. [more inside]
posted by mediocre to MetaFilter-Related at 5:27 AM PST - 139 comments

August 3
MeFi stream graphs
So I was reading this, and thought it would make an interesting visualization for MeFi statistics. Pretty pictures inside. [more inside]
posted by Galvatron to MetaFilter-Related at 4:48 PM PST - 54 comments

August 2
Suddenly Nicky
Look who's back!
posted by netbros to MetaFilter-Related at 9:56 PM PST - 163 comments

Misogyny Filter (?)
Misogyny Filter? : A question about condom usage is going down the death-spiral of comments relating more to the perceived misogyny of the answers than to actually answering the question. [more inside]
posted by grapefruitmoon to Etiquette/Policy at 4:00 PM PST - 510 comments

Revisiting Favorites - RSS Pony Request
Getting your own Favorites as an RSS feed? [more inside]
posted by jkaczor to Feature Requests at 12:43 PM PST - 16 comments

August 1
Post Ident Please
Can't find a post. Did extensive search, but search-fu is off, or I am not remembering key details. [more inside]
posted by cjorgensen to MetaFilter-Related at 7:36 PM PST - 12 comments

that's what my daddy made me
nasreddin hit one out of the park today.
posted by plexi to MetaFilter-Related at 6:29 PM PST - 226 comments

Worldcons, bah. Hooray Beer!
So, Worldcon is in Denver. Enough of us for a meetup? [more inside]
posted by eriko to MetaFilter Gatherings at 7:51 AM PST - 17 comments

Is it just me?
What's the deal with this profile?
posted by nax to MetaFilter-Related at 6:12 AM PST - 96 comments