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We’d all benefit if there was more posting on Metafilter, even if it wasn’t perfect. It’d help if it wasn’t often so discouraging to submit posts, though. Here are some thoughts on how we could achieve this.
Happy Weekend, MetaFilter! (Indeed, the happiest weekend in quite a while for many US mefites!) I'm in too good a mood to think of a topic but I'm bored of my winter dishes, so tell me what you're cooking lately!
Celebration thread for the end of the previous Administration and roughly 10,000 years since a certain individual entered national politics.
Now it really feels like a happy new year, doesn’t it? It’s been an intense couple of weeks around here and we appreciate everyone hanging in there. Onward and upward!
I'm burnt out by all THIS (gestures wildly). Give me strategies to be happy again.
Is it good manners to ask permission before linking to a non-corporate social media account?
The US election was November 3rd. It’s a tense, fraught time, and we want to help everyone have the healthiest and safest time possible. (We're updating this post with a link to the current thread)
In the spirit of the Bad at Life thread, how about a "tiny fixes" thread? Things that are too embarrassing or not worth burning an Ask question on.
I don't want to single out a specific recent post, because my pedantic complaint is so not relevant and would harmfully distract from the discussion, but I have a request, my fellow Mefites:
Need a reprieve from Election Day chaos? Please come on in to the Break Room. Stay as long as you want.
Did you know that Metafilter is one of Kiva's biggest-ever lenders? Here's a team update, and a call for you to help the team lend even more.
Looking for a needle. Back in 2004/2005, there was a response on Ask MeFi (I think) in which the commenter explained how he had made peace with/improved his life. I recall him saying that he just woke up one morning and decided to start doing more to help out around the house (i.e., washing dishes, doing things with his children, etc.).