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15th Anniversary

So, it was brought to my attention by eamondaly that the 15th anniversary of Metafilter is coming up in a few weeks. Here's some suggestions as how to celebrate: [more inside]
posted by garlic on Jun 25, 2014 - 82 comments

Mythbuster museum exhibit takes off

Still not convinced about that plane on a conveyor belt thing? (See also here here and here.) Well, now you can try it for yourself at the new Mythbusters exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry.
posted by hydrophonic on Mar 15, 2012 - 50 comments

MeFi's own on the telly.

This project, posted by kakarott999, was featured on this evening's broadcast, of Chicago Tonight.
posted by timsteil on Jan 31, 2012 - 6 comments

Cleanup on aIsleRL

Could we revisit the close-a-proposed-meetup thing on IRL? [more inside]
posted by phunniemee on Nov 9, 2011 - 40 comments

Fare Thee Well

Just wanted to drop a quick note to let everyone know I'm leaving Metafilter, and wish you all the best. [more inside]
posted by WCityMike on Jul 23, 2011 - 86 comments

6700+ posts for a brick of astronaut ice cream and breakfast

Update: to the MSI month at the Museum Contest (previously) mefi's very own avoision was not selected from the five finalists! [more inside]
posted by zenon on Oct 7, 2010 - 32 comments

So which one of you guys do I start rooting for?

Updates on this? [more inside]
posted by phunniemee on Sep 5, 2010 - 82 comments

$22 for what now?

Unorthodox Chicago meetup. Please read fully before committing. [more inside]
posted by adamdschneider on Jul 26, 2010 - 34 comments

Steak and Eggy-Weggs, Oh My Brothers

Chicago is known for it's political corruption, hot dogs, tall buildings, cheeseborgers, and tiny beers. Let's go ahead and celebrate those last two at our monthly Billy Goat meetup on Wednesday August 4th at 6pm. [more inside]
posted by Juliet Banana on Jul 26, 2010 - 22 comments

Sweet home meetup!

Chicago meetup for some out-of-towners passing through? July 23rd evening... [more inside]
posted by Stewriffic on Jun 27, 2010 - 31 comments

Let's get together, yeah yeah yeah

Chicago meetup, anyone? [more inside]
posted by hoperaiseshell on May 21, 2010 - 268 comments

Pizza that ate Chicago

I know Chicago has meetups approximately every half-hour, but for reasons of convenience and terrible awkward crippling fear of people I've never made it to one. [more inside]
posted by shakespeherian on Apr 20, 2010 - 1351 comments

Same Bat-time, same Bat-channel.

Chicago meetup, two weeks from today. [more inside]
posted by adamdschneider on Mar 24, 2010 - 37 comments

Chicago meet-ups not involving bars

Chicago's last meetup sounded great. I would totally have gone if I had known what the secret was. I would even have gone if I had just known the secret wasn't another bar, because Mefites generally sound like great people whom I'd like to meet in person. As someone who can't pass a card-check (and isn't such a fan of the whole loud-and-dark ambience anyway), can Chicago's next meet-up similarly have a portion that isn't drinks and dinner in a bar?
posted by d. z. wang on Mar 20, 2010 - 58 comments

Set your expectations low and you won't be disappointed

As promised: ChiMeFi MonthlyMichAveMeetup is a GO! 6pm on March 3rd, meeting at the Billy Goat under Michigan Avenue for a quick drink and then heading to a SEEKRIT OUTING! [more inside]
posted by eamondaly on Feb 23, 2010 - 70 comments

“They didn't want it good, they wanted it Wednesday.”

The people have spoken: MeFiChiMichAveMeetup will be at the usual time, at the usual place! Wednesday February 3rd, Billy Goat on (under) Michigan Avenue, 6-ish. Hooray!
posted by eamondaly on Jan 29, 2010 - 52 comments

Still bummed about that Jupiter mission, btw.

Chicago's first meetup of 2010. [more inside]
posted by adamdschneider on Dec 27, 2009 - 40 comments

MeFiChi Holiday Extravaganza

MeFiChi: It's that time yet again, where we bundle up our holiday cheer, throw it into the Chicago river, and head to the darkness of Lower Michigan Avenue.... [more inside]
posted by eriko on Nov 18, 2009 - 66 comments

You can't stop us, you can only hope to contain us. MeFiChi, back to the goat!

MeFiChi: The last thoughts of the flowerpot's liver were "Oh no, not again." Regular Wednesday Meetup Time. [more inside]
posted by eriko on Oct 5, 2009 - 82 comments

"One of you will betray me with a self link before the cock crows thrice"

Some time ago, I did a post about parodies of "The Last Supper". Little did I know at the time that the Greatest Spoof Ever would feature MetaFilter's Own Jesus H. Shatner (although in retrospect, it seems obvious). Ladies and Gentlemen, a masterpiece by leonardo pjern, "The Last Round" [more inside]
posted by wendell on Oct 5, 2009 - 127 comments

Cortex, Chicago, and Cheezborgers, October 2nd and 3rd

As promised: the First Annual Chicago Cortex Convergence, October 2nd and 3rd. Mark it on your calendars, kids. [more inside]
posted by eamondaly on Sep 9, 2009 - 215 comments

Meetup: Dallas and Chicago

Small-town Canadian girl heading to Dallas (Sept 30th - Oct 3) and Chicago (Oct 3-9). Anyone want to meet up in either of those cities? [more inside]
posted by arcticwoman on Aug 30, 2009 - 27 comments

Deviated Chicago Meetups R Us.

Oi, Chicago! Meetup Time, and I'm throwing a wrench into the Chicago Cabal's great plans. (TINCC) [more inside]
posted by eriko on Aug 24, 2009 - 92 comments

It's not like we'd tell you if there WAS a Chicago Cabal.

Announcing the August Chicago meetup. [more inside]
posted by adamdschneider on Jul 29, 2009 - 61 comments

BlogHer '09 Meetup?

BlogHer '09 Meetup next week? Because there haven't been enough Meetups planned lately... [more inside]
posted by The corpse in the library on Jul 16, 2009 - 5 comments

Chicago July Meetup

Chicago-Meetup-Filter: Yes, it's that time of month again. [more inside]
posted by wfrgms on Jun 23, 2009 - 46 comments

Steak and Egg, Fool.

Monthly Chicago Meetup: June Edition [more inside]
posted by SpiffyRob on May 27, 2009 - 29 comments

Chicago May MeetUp

It's nearly time for the May Chicago MeFi meetup! [more inside]
posted by wfrgms on Apr 27, 2009 - 39 comments

Chicago April MeetUp

It's nearly time for the monthly Chicago MeFi meetup! [more inside]
posted by wfrgms on Mar 20, 2009 - 37 comments

Egg, no steak, it's Lent.

The next monthly Chicago, noncabal, meet-up should be this Wednesday, even though the Beard has not spoken, right? [more inside]
posted by crush-onastick on Mar 2, 2009 - 19 comments

2009-02-04 - Chicago meetup, once again: check it to wreck it, let's begin.

I serve at the pleasure of wfrgms: MonthlyMetaMichAveMeetup on February 4th, 6-ish, Billy Goat. That is all. [more inside]
posted by eamondaly on Feb 1, 2009 - 16 comments

Chicago-inauguration-meetup?

Chicago-inauguration-meetup? [more inside]
posted by wfrgms on Jan 19, 2009 - 4 comments

Chicago NW suburbs meetup

CHICAGO Northwest Suburbs Meetup! Calling mefites from Schaumburg, Arlington Heights, Palatine, etc etc! (and anyone who feels like driving) [more inside]
posted by desjardins on Jan 11, 2009 - 30 comments

Rebel Meet up!

The Chicago cabal* has given its blessing on a separate northside Meetup! So what say, Chicago northsiders? Any night but Wednesday, Tommy Nevins? Prairie Moon? I don't hang out in bars (--cough--), so I'm open to suggestions. *TINC [more inside]
posted by nax on Dec 29, 2008 - 48 comments

I BRING YOU FIRE... AND CHEEZBORGERS

I AM THE KEEPER OF THE MONTHLYMETAMICHAVEMEETUP. YOUR NEXT CHICAGO MEETUP WILL BE... [more inside]
posted by eamondaly on Dec 18, 2008 - 41 comments

Chicagoans: 2008-12-03

Reminder: Chicago MonthlyMetaMichAveMeetup, December 3rd. [more inside]
posted by eamondaly on Nov 25, 2008 - 27 comments

MMM! 2008-10-05, Chicago.

Chicagoans: MetaMichAveMeetup on Movember 5th. [more inside]
posted by eamondaly on Oct 28, 2008 - 44 comments

Chicago Meetup

Chicago Meet-up: I'm going to be in town for An Event Apart the evenings of October 12 and 13th. How about a meetup? [more inside]
posted by sciurus on Sep 30, 2008 - 31 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 on Aug 19, 2008 - 62 comments

A midsummer night's dream...a Chicago meetup?

Can we try again for a Chicago meetup? [more inside]
posted by MeetMegan on Jul 28, 2008 - 64 comments

MeFi/myopenbar Chicago meetup?

shakespherian posted this (imo) great fpp about myopenbar.com, suggesting coordination with MeFi meetups. I don't have a plug-in solution, but wondering when you full-time Chicagoans are thinking about a next meetup, so an ex-pat (ex-paddy?) might do some planning? [more inside]
posted by beelzbubba on Jul 16, 2008 - 10 comments

Because beer makes fire better

All right, andycasses: Chicago meetup on July 3rd, 6pm, Billy Goat on (under) Michigan [more inside]
posted by eriko on Jun 8, 2008 - 95 comments

By Executive Order

All right, candyasses: Chicago meetup on May 21st, 6pm, Billy Goat on (under) Michigan. [more inside]
posted by eamondaly on May 3, 2008 - 70 comments

"Another" Chicago Meetup?

"Another" Chicago meetup: Since only two of our members actually managed to meet up last time at Quenchers, shall we try again? [more inside]
posted by adamdschneider on Apr 9, 2008 - 13 comments

Baby don't you want to go?

Hey, kids, I've moved to Chicago. This seems to be a perfect excuse for a meetup. [more inside]
posted by eriko on Mar 30, 2008 - 59 comments

comedy, chicago,

So lame, so late, but...Comedy Underground, Chicago, Tues. March 11, wanna meet me? [more inside]
posted by tristeza on Mar 8, 2008 - 0 comments

2/07 Chicago Meetup

Chicago Meetup this February? [more inside]
posted by Iridic on Jan 31, 2008 - 64 comments

Chicagoland mapgeeks unite!

Calling all Chicagoland map lovers! Are you ready for the Festival of Maps? Anyone want to meet up and discuss mapgeekery?
posted by desjardins on Oct 19, 2007 - 12 comments

4 MeFites > 3 Musketeers

There was a small MeFi meetup in Chicago on Wednesday. Small. [more inside]
posted by sparkletone on Oct 4, 2007 - 26 comments

Chicago meetup

Time for another Chicago meetup? [more inside]
posted by BuddhaBelly on Sep 17, 2007 - 61 comments

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