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MetaFilter Financial Update, November 2022

In preparation for the 2022 Fundraising Drive, the MetaFilter Steering Committee has been trawling through the site’s finances and fundraising history. Here’s what we’ve found - and why we’re asking you to contribute to funding the site.
posted by It's Raining Florence Henderson on Nov 2 at 12:10 PM - 167 comments

Metafilter Wants You - Fundraiser Week 1 update!

Seven days into our fundraiser, here’s an update on where we stand. (Click here to help fund Metafilter).
posted by tavegyl on Nov 2 at 8:38 AM - 54 comments

Metatalktail Hour: Life of Pie

What's the last pie you made or ate? Tell me pie things, because I love pie.
posted by taz on Nov 5 at 3:00 AM - 71 comments

MST Club Election Day Show

Mystery Science Theater Club, that odd tiny little corner of MeFi that shows bad and weird movies Thursdays every week, is doing a day-long show on Tuesday for US Election Day, in our video share room. Most of what we'll be showing is riffed material this time, with the expectation that we'll need something cheerful. It is no excuse for not voting if you're in the US, but other than that come on by!
posted by JHarris on Nov 7 at 10:10 PM - 7 comments

2022 MetaFilter Gift Swap Sign-Ups are Open!!

The Metafilter Gift Swap takes place annually from roughly November - January. Each participant sends a gift to an awesome Mefite; each participant receives a gift from an awesome Mefite. Awesomeness and gifts abound. HOORAY!
posted by RhysPenbras on Oct 18 at 5:25 AM - 53 comments

What's metafilter's second language?

If English isn't your first language, what is the language you are most fluent in?
posted by aniola on Oct 25 at 11:42 AM - 79 comments

Metatalktail Hour: All the creatures were stirring

Happy eve before All Hallows Eve eve MeFiends! I've just closed the shutters, pulled the drapes, fed another log to the dancing flames in the fireplace, heated the cider, set out the candy apples, and paid tribute to the Halloween deity Rabat to ensure the success of our little convocation. Now, do you have any scary stories to share? True tales of terror? (not necessarily supernatural).
posted by taz on Oct 29 at 2:03 AM - 42 comments

MeFightClub: Per Rotato Ad Astra

15 years ago today, MefightClub was born when herrdoktor posted about hosting a private Metafilter Team Fortress 2 server. Not that much later, stavrosthewonderchicken put up some forums and started the ball rolling on providing a home for the best little gaming community ever.
posted by gemmy on Oct 11 at 6:57 AM - 29 comments

Hope me, Obi-Wan Kenobi...

A curious thing: On 5 occasions in the last 9 days, I've seen AskMeFi posts containing the phrase "Hope me," in a context where I'd expect the questioner to use "Help me." Is this MeFi slang (or general/internet slang) I don't know about? Or just an odd coincidence?
posted by Artifice_Eternity on Oct 21 at 10:50 PM - 12 comments

[MeFi Site Update] October 26th

Hi there, MetaFilter! You’ll find some updates regarding the site below. I’m looking forward to your feedback and questions.
posted by loup on Oct 26 at 12:47 PM - 24 comments

Metatalktail Hour: Something Inexplicious

Welcome to the weekend, fam. Today's MetaTalktails is about words we didn't know we needed, either found or manufactured. To wit, I offer what I feel is a much needed addition to our collective vocabulary: "horridorable," to describe something that is at once both horrifying and adorable*.
posted by taz on Oct 22 at 1:59 AM - 71 comments

Metatalktail Hour: Holy First Person Peripheral POV, Batman!

Happy weekend, fam! For this week's Metatalktails, shockingly, you are not the main character. Instead, you are the sidekick. You are the loyal Watson to someone else's Holmes, the devoted Samwise to someone's Frodo, the bemused Sancho to someone's Quixote ...
posted by taz on Oct 8 at 2:23 AM - 37 comments

Metatalktail Hour: It ain't easy being a Halloweenie

Happy two-weeks-ish 'til Halloween, dear fiends! For today's topic, please be advised that candy corn is the best Halloween treat. Thank you so much for your grave consideration and support in this matter. We will be staking no questions at this time.👹
posted by taz on Oct 15 at 2:06 AM - 68 comments

Steering Committee Check-In: October 2022

The MetaFilter Steering Committee is excited to bring you the first Steering Committee Check-In! Inside we have some updates on what we’ve done in the past month, what we’re working on this month, and a request for input from the community.
posted by lazaruslong on Oct 3 at 12:40 PM - 84 comments

[MeFi Site Update] October 14th

Hi there, Metafilter! Apologies for the delay on this update. I was sick in the past days, but now I'm feeling much better. You’ll find some updates regarding the site below. I’m looking forward to your feedback and questions.
posted by loup on Oct 14 at 9:12 AM - 9 comments

Metatalktail Hour: If I were a carpenter, and you were a lady ...

So ... just based on your innate skills, talents, interests, and preferences, and other odd little clues and coincidences that have popped up along the way this trip around, you are pretty sure that in a previous life, you must have been _______.
posted by taz on Sep 24 at 2:50 AM - 74 comments

When you want to give a hug to a post or comment

I was reading the moving stories of grief from Mefites in the comments on this thread and saw the little "+" to click to favorite them. The + seemed so inadequate. I don't want to favorite, I want to give a virtual hug. The symbol for that would be maybe "()"
posted by storybored on Oct 2 at 6:46 PM - 17 comments

Metatalktail Hour: Breakfasting

I don't know about you, but I'm starving. Please tell me what's for breakfast?
posted by taz on Oct 1 at 1:50 AM - 101 comments

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