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Hey, guys. Happy Caturday. Remember that time that cmyk's cat got all sticky and we got the play-by-play of the cleanup? I just did. Go have a sit and read that thread. Your life will be better for it.
posted by phunniemee at 11:31 AM Sep 13 2014 - 56 comments [34 favorites (23 in the last 7 days)]

Matt Haughey describes his bike ride along the Oregon Coast on Tumblr. Spectacular photos included.
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome at 8:35 PM Sep 15 2014 - 50 comments [20 favorites]

Looking for a comment on AskMe, probably within the last few months, that linked to an article about powering through a relationship after the honeymoon period was over.
posted by Beaker's stripey socks at 1:41 PM Sep 16 2014 - 19 comments [6 favorites]

Apple CEO Tim Cook on user privacy: A few years ago, users of Internet services began to realize that when an online service is free, you’re not the customer. You’re the product. But at Apple, we believe a great customer experience shouldn’t come at the expense of your privacy.
posted by empath at 7:11 AM Sep 18 2014 - 48 comments [6 favorites]

Smithsonian.com ran a short story today about Metafilter's reaction to 9/11, highlighting a comment by MetaFilter user Doug in an image.
posted by Chutzler at 2:56 PM Sep 11 2014 - 86 comments [23 favorites (5 in the last 7 days)]

After the enhanced update of the diediedead Greasemonkey script, I received several requests from MeFites for a native Chrome extension, mostly because Chrome's Tampermonkey doesn't support all features, such as the context menu. I promised and, finally, I deliver: Nancy, available at the Chrome Web Store. Yeah, kind of a mouthful.
posted by mdevore at 5:55 PM Sep 12 2014 - 38 comments [18 favorites (4 in the last 7 days)]

In some ways fanfare seems incredibly popular already: there is a constant stream of new posts, lots of TV shows covered, and a growing number of films old and new. On the other hand, discussion within each post tends to be pretty brief, with a fairly small number of comments and little back and forth dialog. I don’t know if my preferences reflect the majority but I’d love to have more meaty, deeper discussions about the movies I’m interested in. I wonder if some redesign away from the traditional mifi scrolling posts format would help make the discussions deeper and more ongoing.
posted by latkes at 9:11 AM Sep 15 2014 - 108 comments [3 favorites]

Help me find AskMeFi questions where posters get advice that is nothing at all like what they would have expected.
posted by peppermintfreddo at 7:00 PM Jul 18 2012 - 542 comments [259 favorites (1 in the last 7 days)]

Mathowie has a Medium post detailing ongoing legal demands by Sundance Vacations to delete a 2010 Ask Metafilter thread about their business, and later demanding personal information about users in that thread. Short version: Sundance, or somebody claiming to be from Sundance, may have doctored an unrelated court order to aim it at Metafilter. The story has been picked up at BoingBoing, Popehat (where Ken White has praise for how our fearless leader handled the situation) and presumably elsewhere as well.
posted by Holy Zarquon's Singing Fish at 9:28 AM Sep 3 2014 - 247 comments [77 favorites (1 in the last 7 days)]

MetaFilter is participating in the Battle for Net Neutrality on September 10, 2014. For the duration of September 10, you'll see a small modal window linking to a site explaining Net Neutrality and giving you ways to take action. You can also hide it by clicking the [x] and you shouldn't see it again on the site for the rest of the day.
posted by mathowie at 2:39 PM Sep 9 2014 - 76 comments [39 favorites (1 in the last 7 days)]

This deleted post linked to an article on Israel battle tacticts inspired by post-modern philosophy that I found truly fascinating. Now, I guess the poster should have known that the comments would be 10% good faith discusion of the article and 90% standard Israel-Palestine axe grinding ... but for that to merit deletion is just a variant on the heckler's veto.
posted by MattD at 7:07 AM Sep 7 2014 - 192 comments [12 favorites (1 in the last 7 days)]

One by one, our ranks swell. . . please join me in welcoming Madamina's daughter Josephine to the planet! Born at three minutes past midnight, 7 lbs 1 oz and as perfect as a peach. May her reign be long and her justice swift!
posted by KathrynT at 10:42 PM Jul 28 2014 - 77 comments [11 favorites (1 in the last 7 days)]

I'm seeing a lot of great comments on the blue lately; I mark them as favorites, of course, but sometimes I flag them as "Fantastic". However, the commenter doesn't receive this feedback.
posted by joseph conrad is fully awesome at 5:27 PM Jul 17 2014 - 78 comments [4 favorites (1 in the last 7 days)]

I would like to (without using RSS, and without making bookmarks) be able to go to one page on Fanfare and see all of the threads posted about only the series that I care about.
posted by sparklemotion at 1:15 PM Sep 12 2014 - 10 comments [4 favorites (1 in the last 7 days)]

Small pony request for "swipe to favorite" feature on mobile devices.
posted by misozaki at 3:41 PM Sep 19 2014 - 25 comments [1 favorite]

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