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September 2

Help cortex cut his hair, fundraising edition.

My hair is too long! Something's gotta be done! So, here's the deal: for every new $50 in monthly recurring contributions to MetaFilter we see in September, I'll cut an inch off. I've got about 14 inches of hair right now, so we've got a lot of ground to cover. Come inside to track my progress with the patent-pending MetaFilter Hair-O-Meter. [more inside]

September 1

MeFi Posts: $20 SAIT

We're all pitching in for Fundraising Month. Here is my contribution: ever wanted to see a post on a topic, but didn't want to write it yourself for whatever reason? Let me do it for you. Pledge a donation of $20 to MetaFilter and I'll make a MeFi post on a topic of your choosing. [more inside]

Metafilter Fundraising Month!

Hello everyone! We usually do a fundraising drive around the site's birthday, but this year has been a weird one, so we're doing it in September instead. [more inside]

June 28

Music Swap 2020 | now in beta!

The first version of the digital-only music swap 2020 is up for comments / testing. [more inside]

November 15, 2019

Secret Quonsar 2019 THANK YOU!

Thrilled and honored to be the first to post a THANK YOU to -- I don't know who specifically, but the kind and generous soul who honored my request to be sent "anything made of dark chocolate that comes from their corner of the universe." I am now the very, very happy recipient of 6 glorious bars of superior dark chocolate from Toronto. I shall savor every bite. [more inside]

November 7, 2019

MeFi Holiday Card Exchange

Who is up for sending more cards for the holidays? The link for the 2019 MeFi Holiday Card Exchange is within! [more inside]

November 2, 2019

secret quonsar 2019: sign-up thread

It's secret quonsar time again! Participants will find out who they have drawn on Monday, November 11, and the gift send by (or on) date is Monday, December 2*. Please sign up by 11:59 PM EST on Saturday, November 9. The spending guideline: $10-20. [more inside]

April 23, 2019

Telephone Pictionary Results!

The new thread to check in with your team and to post the results from the Telephone Pictionary game. [more inside]

April 1, 2019

The MeFi Music Mixtape Swap 2019

It’s time for the very first all-digital MetaFilter Music Mixtape Swap! Signups are open from now until April 14. Then it’s time to make a mix of your favourite tracks, create a cover, upload it to the internet and get five awesome mixes from fellow MeFites. [more inside]

November 26, 2018

RIP Samizdata

Samizdata's mother let me know that he died last night of a massive heart attack. He was 51. Memorial links, etc. will be provided when they appear. I knew him here and on Twitter, where he was a chatty, thoughtful and supportive presence. I'll miss him a lot. [more inside]

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