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Skip to Menu My Darlin'

After I updated my iPhone to iOS4, the "skip to menu" link at the top of the pages of the mobile site no longer works after a page has been reloaded. [more inside]
posted by BitterOldPunk on Jul 13, 2010 - 24 comments

If you give a grouse a cookie

In December, OmieWise posted a fantastic link to Gourmet Magazine's Favorite Cookies 1941–2008. Most of the pages for earlier years' recipes are now gone. Gourmet isn't writing back. Anyone have the presence of mind to save some of these? [more inside]
posted by grouse on Feb 27, 2010 - 44 comments

Broken link patrol

James Joyce's dirty letters were discussed a long time ago... [more inside]
posted by silby on Feb 20, 2009 - 9 comments

Mefi Photos broken?

Recent Photos From All broken for me. I get an instant "connection timeout" and no pictures. Is it just me? I love that page! Make it come back. [more inside]
posted by Devils Rancher on Dec 3, 2008 - 13 comments

Going once... Going twice... Going three times

A follow up on this post. I saw there were a few members that had sailed on SS France / SS Norway / SS Blue Lady and thought they might want to grab a souvenir. [more inside]
posted by tellurian on Nov 11, 2007 - 6 comments

FSI Languages Site Question

I'd rather not clutter up nickyskye's Mango post with this question, but I've noticed that the FSI Language Course site Vacapinta mentioned in the thread (here, previously) is inaccessible. Does anyone know if the site is down for good? [more inside]
posted by maryh on Nov 7, 2007 - 17 comments

Markovfilter

Cortex restarted genefilter. It's in beta but still good. Forgive me if this has already been mentioned.
posted by puke & cry on Sep 8, 2007 - 84 comments

mathowie's community tips

mathowie: Some Community Tips for 2007. Metameta, yeah, but I thought it was worth linking for those who haven't seen it, for some insight into how Matt tries to run the place.
posted by stavrosthewonderchicken on May 15, 2007 - 19 comments

April Fools!

Happy April Fools Day. [more inside]
posted by yeoz on Mar 31, 2007 - 135 comments

We have box sets.

We have box sets. Slashdot has the goods on Amazon trying to give flashbacks to MetaFilter with their new and improved pricing shenanigans in which they deliver two box sets to lots of people for the price of zero, wait a five days (crossing over Christmas in the process), and then demand that people return them unopened. Now they've begun charging people's credit cards for what Amazon decides they should have paid.
posted by NortonDC on Feb 15, 2007 - 52 comments

Deleted post blog

By semi-popular request, I present to you: Metafilter: The Deleted.
posted by Mach5 on Jan 13, 2007 - 52 comments

Knife fight with bear post

Another case of Metafilter being ahead of the curve.
posted by Krrrlson on Jul 24, 2006 - 53 comments

Whoa, Matt makes a logo.

Whoa, Matt makes a logo. I need to do a better job keeping up with Nothing.
posted by caddis on Jul 8, 2006 - 18 comments

Someone broke the Ross Sisters.

Someone broke the Ross Sisters. Scroll to the bottom. Matt or Jess, please fix.
posted by GuyZero on May 30, 2006 - 2 comments

Broken link to Al jazeera on the main page

Broken thread
posted by blag on May 29, 2006 - 4 comments

Mathowie has found The Force!

Number One has found the The Force
posted by snsranch on May 23, 2006 - 5 comments

Star Wars Kid, Redux

As an update to this thread. Thanks Matt, for making me laugh yet again.
posted by karmaville on May 22, 2006 - 45 comments

Link tweaking: is a redux to supplant dead links justified, or should the links just be tweaked?

previously on mefl here, but the content is old and that link dead so I thought it was worth another post.

As meehawl points out, we've discussed Aphex Twin infinitely. If an old link breaks, is it best to send a message to jessahowie to update it, rather than dredging it back up on the front page?
posted by VulcanMike on Apr 4, 2006 - 33 comments

Hufu thread hijacks

Remember the hufu thread where some of the links went to Microsoft for no good reason? Well it seems there's a reason why. [more inside]
posted by furtive on Mar 9, 2006 - 22 comments

Do-over

Can we get a redo? mickeyz just screwed up his post and put the body text where the title was supposed to go. Instead of deleting it outright, can one of our benevolent overlords repair it and put it back? It's a legitimate FPP, otherwise.
posted by Faint of Butt on Feb 20, 2006 - 11 comments

Mefi Status Blog problem

Mefi Status Blog problem: the link on the sidebar takes you to a TypePad error page.
posted by matthewr on Feb 7, 2006 - 2 comments

There's a metafilter tag at consumating (dating site)...

Huh, there's a metafilter tag at consumating (dating site). I'm apparently 10th most popular and I only logged in once. C'mon people, you can do better than me.
posted by mathowie on Jan 17, 2006 - 65 comments

Project Memory Wiki

I run a project called MemoryWiki that collects and archives personal memories. I was wondering if I could repost some short memoirs from MetaFilter, namely, those on "life changing experiences" found here here. I will of course include a note on every memoir I repost stating that the source is Metafilter (and I'll include a hyperlink). MemoryWiki is non-profit (it's really just a hobby). Is this kosher? Thanks.
posted by MarshallPoe on Jan 11, 2006 - 12 comments

Broken links in the Asymmetric aircraft thread

The first two links in this thread don't work. One is a geocities page that has exceeded its bandwidth, the other just never loads for me. Hoping to get alternates - I like the post.
posted by mzurer on Dec 13, 2005 - 8 comments

Broken links can happen to anyone.

Can someone explain to me why the link in this comment on Ask.Me take me to microsoft.com?
posted by vacapinta on Dec 10, 2005 - 32 comments

Experts warn of "Peak Pony"

Experts Warn of “Peak Pony
posted by homunculus on Oct 19, 2005 - 12 comments

Please fix photo album link for New Orleans photo essay post linked in sidebar

The links in the New Orleans Photo Essay post, linked in the sidebar, don't work anymore. Can the post be edited with a new URL for the photo album? If not, should the link be removed from the sidebar?
posted by ludwig_van on Sep 12, 2005 - 3 comments

What is boingesque.com?

What is boingesque.com? [more inside]
posted by geekyguy on Jul 26, 2005 - 26 comments

Spoonfed used to host a metatalk parody that's gone now

metatalk parody. no comment from me, i'll leave that to everyone else.
posted by yhbc on Jun 6, 2005 - 2685 comments

Looking for another source for a broken link

Trying to find a copy of the video of the insecure/incompetent (student) weatherman from this thread. It's dead (and I searched thru many pages of compfused). Anyone got a copy/link?
posted by dobbs on May 30, 2005 - 13 comments

A, B or C-list bloggers

If you ever wondered what an A, B or C-list blogger is, here's you're opportunity to learn. Our friend, Matt, is apparently an A.
posted by crunchland on May 25, 2005 - 16 comments

new approach to web application design

Introducing COMA. (You're soaking in it.)
posted by timeistight on Mar 17, 2005 - 9 comments

Ask Me Anoymous

With all the recent talk of Anonymous Questions on AskMe, I thought I'd learn me some php, and create a supplementary website where people can pose anonymous questions to be asked on AskMe by the more brazen metafilter members. I guess that this falls under the "Don't self link" rule, so I hope you'll forgive the intrusion.
Introducing: Ask Me Anonymous
posted by seanyboy on Oct 12, 2004 - 49 comments

Mefi related thread...

(Sillyfilter) This I Love Music thread is kinda Metafilter-related.
posted by mr.marx on Sep 9, 2004 - 6 comments

So I decided to build it myself...(and then it died)

FineIllGetMyOwnDamnPonyFilter - A couple days ago I became cranky that AskMe didn't have several features I felt were vital to making it work right - A keyword/topic search, categories, an area to summarize the answers, a way for the poster to sum things up, a moderation system so that quality rises to the top, a way to find if my question has already been asked, etc. I'm sure Matt will build this stuff eventually, or not. So I decided to build it myself. [more inside]
posted by y6y6y6 on Jul 16, 2004 - 39 comments

Is anyone planning on attending SENT tomorrow at The Standard?

Sorry in advance.
Is anyone planning on attending SENT tomorrow at The Standard? I'm curious to know who all might be going.
posted by Lizc on Jul 9, 2004 - 0 comments

Is Mefi talking to Kinja?

Is Mefi talking to Kinja? I just checked my Kinja feed page and it hasn't been updated much, but I visited the blue and ten new threads have appeared. Is it because Kinja isn't updating properly or something else?
posted by feelinglistless on Apr 25, 2004 - 5 comments

Sick Nick cartoon blog

One would think that sicknick.org would be the ideal link for MeFi. Nikahang Kowsar isn't quite mainstream, so a lot of people haven't seen his stuff before. His stuff is very interesting, and should warrant discussion. AND YET...! [more]
posted by ZachsMind on Oct 2, 2003 - 34 comments

Link with Coldfusion Error

This link gives a ColdFusion error. Other archived ones around it don't.
posted by monkey closet on Mar 19, 2003 - 6 comments

We have been praised for 'strikingly literate commentary'

Metafilter spotting. I was slow to post this, thinking someone would ahve already picked it up.. while I like the props for 'strikingly literate commentary', the representative link is not *really* representative. (In my opinion)...
posted by rich on Mar 18, 2003 - 25 comments

Metafilter Census

The results of Steve_at_Linnwood's small-sample MeFi census are online. Of more amusement value than scientific, of course. I thought this chart was particularly interesting in its lack of a middle ground.
posted by oissubke on Feb 24, 2003 - 63 comments

Metafilter Remixed seems to be down.

Metafilter Remixed seems to be down now. What did we learn from this experiment?http://webmutant.com/mefi/remixed.cgi
posted by JohnR on Jan 2, 2003 - 15 comments

web design tool

I couldn't find a link to this anywhere, and I think it's a great tool, if, like me, you are crap at web design (in the limited sense of making all the pretty colours harmonize) but still like to fiddle around a bit with it. Hope you find it useful.
posted by stavrosthewonderchicken on Feb 21, 2002 - 13 comments

Matt Haughey arrested!

Matt Haughey arrested!
posted by NortonDC on Feb 15, 2002 - 12 comments

The December 2001 archive has a bad link to the DWW Aids Page

The December 2001 archive has a bad link to the DWW Aids Page - it points to 2000, not 2001. Could someone fix it?
posted by pooldemon on Feb 8, 2002 - 13 comments

Long-broken link

This and many other corny blogstickers.
posted by insomnyuk on Jan 11, 2002 - 14 comments

Commenters Try to Fix Broken Link in FPP

This is interesting. Postroad's post had a bad link and other members went searching for an appropriate link. And finally they did find one which seems to fit perfectly(Good work, Tubes and Real9!)
I had a link too, but hesitated, as I didn't know whether this would be intruding on Postroad's post. How could I tell it was my link he was thinking of? Is it ethical or just Darwinian to provide a FPP's missing link?
So - is it right to "find a link" by proxy, based on a post's wording? (FWIW, I think it's acceptable, but strange).
We all know people who post to the FP should check that their links work. But shouldn't they also hang around for an hour or so to see if any there are any solvable problems?
posted by MiguelCardoso on Dec 19, 2001 - 16 comments

I wanted to know which Mefi user I really am!

Wah! I wanted to know which Mefi user I really am! I can't really be feelinglistless can I?
posted by feelinglistless on Dec 12, 2001 - 21 comments

*Two* header images?

OK, now you're just playing with us. *Two* header images? [screenshot]
posted by gleuschk on Oct 31, 2001 - 6 comments

matt makes money

Now we know how Matt not only paid his rent, but put down a deposit on the Playboy Mansion.
posted by holgate on Oct 25, 2001 - 15 comments

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