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[MeFi Site Update] June 21st

Hello Metafilter! Happy summer/winter solstice! Please find another update on the state of the site. Reminder: I will be the only mod monitoring this thread so please be patient as I reply to your feedback and questions. If you have any questions or feedback not related to this particular update, please Contact Us instead. If you want to discuss a particular subject not covered here with the community, you’re welcome to open a separate MetaTalk thread for it.
posted by loup at 1:44 PM Jun 21 2021 - 9 comments [4 favorites]

Summer book bingo!

Let's fill out our Seattle Public Library's Summer Book Bingo cards together. You don't have to live in Seattle to do it; anywhere will work, with books in any language. We can give each other reading suggestions and encouragement here.
posted by The corpse in the library at 9:29 AM Jun 9 2021 - 46 comments [24 favorites (3 in the last 7 days)]

What's Wrong With The Guardian?

A moderator removed a link to the Guardian because of something about that paper's LGBTQ stance. This is the first I've heard. What caused this reaction from MetaFilter? It seems to have come up only now, but I cannot find anything in recent Guardian issues that might have prompted the action.
posted by CCBC at 2:41 PM Jun 8 2021 - 32 comments [3 favorites (2 in the last 7 days)]

Metatalktail Hour: I'm Gonna Do Something With It Eventually

As a kind of complement to last weekend's question, I want to know what thing/object/item has been sitting on your desk or a table or a shelf (or moved between various among them) for Objectively Too Long because dangit one of these days you're gonna get around to thing you were gonna do with it or use it for.
posted by cortex at 5:13 PM Jun 12 2021 - 101 comments [7 favorites (1 in the last 7 days)]

Metatalktail Hour: Everybody needs a 🍲

You've traded in your magic (overthinking) beans, or you've managed to free a grateful food genie, or your foodie godmother has wielded her magic wand, or you've stumbled upon a hungry dragon's unguarded treasure ... anyway, the tl/dr is that now you have a fabulous enchanted plate that once a day will fill up with whatever dish you summon forth. So what will you be eating from your magical plate today? Oh, but just one more thing...
posted by taz at 6:15 AM May 29 2021 - 39 comments [3 favorites (1 in the last 7 days)]

May (we) Meetup in Melbourne?

May (we) meetup in Melbourne?
posted by initapplette at 3:55 PM May 1 2008 - 41 comments [1 favorite]

Long-ago comment: close encounter with a serial killer, Vancouver?

I wonder if anyone can help me dig up an ancient comment, probably at least a dozen years old.
posted by tangerine at 9:45 PM Jun 16 2021 - 18 comments [1 favorite]

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