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Why does this page display correctly even though the hack has been fixed

I found this page via the wiki, and wondered why it still displays correctly? Amazing to see it being tested and fixed in one page! I would like an ELI5 as well as a more technical explanation. Although this doesn't technically require community input I do feel it deserves to be seen (again in some people's cases.) (Noobs - scroll down to see!!) *smiley face emoticon*
posted by marienbad on Oct 17, 2015 - 27 comments

The Single Best Way I've Found to...

The Single Best Method I've Found for... Given the perennial popularity and utility of "What's your favorite way to X" AskMe questions, and recipe questions, and frankly, the to-me fascinating quality of stuff like this, why not have a MeFi section devoted to lifehacks, recipes, and other time/money/environment/effort-saving shortcuts? The "Eat Me" Wiki, for example, is a nice compendium... but it looks like someone put some effort and time into it. Why not just have a section in which MeFi users can post lifehacks at random, so that users can just find these things via tags? Applying the voting system used for Projects might add to such a section's usefulness.
posted by darth_tedious on Nov 10, 2010 - 14 comments

Questionably useful use of Python

Script for turning exported MeFi comments into XML, if you're into that sort of thing. [more inside]
posted by Kadin2048 on Apr 14, 2009 - 27 comments

Getting it from the horse's mouth.

This is why I still read MetaFilter.
posted by timeistight on Dec 2, 2008 - 52 comments

Kenya hack it?

Would you people stop trying to hack stuff? [more inside]
posted by sunshinesky on Jun 27, 2008 - 114 comments

Learning to code with MeFi's RSS

Looks like Hackety Hack is teaching kids to code with some of MeFi's own RSS feeds. Neat!
posted by thebigdeadwaltz on Apr 26, 2007 - 17 comments

Trackbacks Disabled

Have trackbacks been disabled? Or is it just that nobody wants to link back to Metafilter anymore?
posted by anastasiav on Apr 7, 2004 - 7 comments

My name is demo, for we are many

please oh please would someone enable new users on mefi again. the shame and humiliation of posting as "demo" is monumentally soul-destroying. Won't anyone think of the children?
posted by demo on Jun 10, 2003 - 134 comments

You used to be able to leave this blank.


posted by sam123 on Apr 21, 2001 - 26 comments

I think I smell a (mefi) rat

A gigantic "MEFI RAT" is flashing when I load the page. Or maybe "SOME FINE BUREAUCRATS" is. Either way, it's pretty clever. (How's that working out for you?) And I can't find it in the source, so it's both clever and sneaky.

Is this a hack, or a Haughey?
posted by luke on Sep 13, 2000 - 1 comment

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