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January 5

Why Isn't There a Mefi Personal Ad Filter?

I've been pondering mating and dating recently, and one massive void I keep noticing ā€” and missing ā€” is all-text personals. I was, in fact, just thinking about this when I happened to pop over here, and suddenly it struck me: We have nearly all the elements of a well-rounded culture within a single Website here, ranging from music, to jobs, to IRL meet ups, to advice, to podcasts, to projects, to the discussion of articles. But nowhere do we make room for those who might be potentially interested in pairing off. Why not? [more inside]

October 13, 2016

New category in AskMe?

Hey! I just asked a question in ask.metafilter about a half-remembered historical event, and was wondering if we could make one of the askme categories "history". I think that's a nice broad category that would be useful for past major world events! What think you all?

October 5, 2016

Are we counting favorites the right way?

On our user pages, the two numbers tracked for favorites count different things. The first one is a count of how many individual comments I have favorited. The second number is a count of how many times everyone has favorited a comment of mine. The description of that second number, "Favorited by others," is sort of misleading, I think, because it doesn't count individual comments the way the first number does. [more inside]

September 16, 2016

Why doesn't MetaFilter use SSL by default for everyone?

It's opt-in for members, but why not use it by default for everyone?

September 15, 2016

Any chance of resurrecting this favorites pony request?

After a long day of reading the site on mobile while waiting for stuff, the request here to add a "Favorite this post" link to the "Who favorited this post" page (the one that comes up when you click the link with the number of people who favorited the post) made a lot of sense to me. [more inside]

August 8, 2016

Amazon links for other countries?

I swear I've seen this asked before, but a cursory search didn't turn up anything so I'll ask again anyway just in case. I spend way too much money on Amazon - but in my case, amazon.ca. I'd love to give you guys my 4%+ affiliate income. Can you please setup amazon affiliate accounts in other locations than the US so I (and other non-USians) can give you guys free money? Since I can't use my own affiliate link, I'd much rather give it to metafilter than whatever other random referral link I clicked last that currently owns my cookie.

August 3, 2016

Books in Fanfare

Since the rollout of Books in Fanfare roughly nine months ago, only about ten people or so have had permission to post them; when is the site looking to roll out the Fanfare Book posting-privilege to the entire userbase?

July 31, 2016

Would it make more sense to put movie trailers on FanFare?

It seems like posts for movie trailers lead to discussions that are more consistent with FanFare than Metafilter. Why not put them on FanFare instead?

July 29, 2016

Could we mark MeFi Mail as unread?

Would it be possible to be able to mark MeFi Mail messages as unread? I tend to manage my email by marking messages I haven't yet responded to as "unread," and it would be helpful to me -- and maybe other people? -- to be able to do that with MeFi Mail, especially as there's not an indication that I've sent a reply. [more inside]

July 5, 2016

Albums on Fanfare

The new Avalanches album is live-streaming, but the thread has closed. While a new post would be reasonable, Iā€™m feeling spurred to ask: any chance of getting albums added to fanfare someday? musicbrainz and discogs would both be candidate sites for metadata.

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