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The awesome Amazon affiliate plugin, which was kindly written and published by a mefite several years ago, seems to have gone defunct. Are there any good alternatives? [more inside]
Nature is being a real mother right now in Houston, Ecuador, and Japan. Just wanted to put out a quick note hoping that Mefites and their loved ones in these different regions are all doing well and staying safe, and to invite folks to drop lines if they are struggling.
I feel certain that this was discussed on the green and I just am not figuring out the words that were used. Does anyone recall a discussion regarding various apps (I'm really looking for a text and not telephone service) that will text daily (or, alternatively, every other day) and, if no response is received within a specified time frame, will email pre-set contacts? I was hoping to read the input of others on mefi so that I don't have to waste time vetting services others here have already tried. [more inside]
First deletion of topic. Second deletion (mysteriously described as "triple", presumably another person besides me and AlonzoMoselyFBI attempted to post the Globe future front page. One assumes others will as well). On attempting to load the directed suggested repost location, my browser (Safari iPad) crashed due to excessive thread length. [more inside]
In an article published by the Guardian's executive editor for audience today, MetaFilter is mentioned in the same breath as Facebook and Twitter as an example of a website which 'provide[s] spaces for different kinds of communities to gather', despite having only a fraction of the membership and the traffic of those two sites. This is just the most recent example of how MetaFilter seems to me to be enjoying a greater public profile as of late. Is this so (or am I just imagining it)? If so, why? Can the staff or other users shed any light?
Yesterday I was trying to explain the great top sheet/no top sheet schism to a friend and it occurred to me that there should be a page on the metafilter wiki that lists all the threads that have exposed the shocking practices of our fellow Metafilterians. [more inside]
We're kicking off a trial partnership with tech startup Spell, Actualy to reduce the moderation load of edit-window-related site activity. Help us test out the new process inside! [more inside]
Today is the first day of the United State's National Poetry Month. In celebration, I was hoping my fellow metafites would share their favorite poems/lines of poetry.
I swear there used to be a shoe (I think on Amazon) that people always recommended and linked to for inexpensive flats of many colors needs. I can't find it. [more inside]