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December 29, 2020

Just a thank you (can I do that?)

I find that I move in and out of Metafilter and MF participation as the circumstances of my life dictate, but this last time, tipping my toe back in, I'm struck by how comfortable and affirming it feels to reacquaint myself with this part of the world. I know this place is the product of many people (and mods; the best moderation on the web), so I figured I'd thank you all. Thanks for making this wonderful place.

December 28, 2020

SF to Japan virtual walk continues

Howdy, folks. As some of you may recall, there is a virtual stroll (amble, arch...ery, ramble) from San Francisco to Japan going on. The first IRL listing has expired. The new IRL listing has dropped us to 3 participants from 11. That is fine but perhaps you meant to join up to log your walking (skipping, etc.) time for fun and forgot. Or perhaps you never heard about it. I am here to say there is still plenty of time to participate in the soon-to-be-legendary Peripatetic Persistent Pirate Puffins' Pacific Peregrination (2). Join us!

December 27, 2020

Metatalktail Hour: One Good Thing

As the bouncers begin to haul 2020 to the door, please tell me one good thing that happened for you during this shitshow of a year.

December 26, 2020

"All around me are familiar faces"

If you had to pick a song or two to accompany 2020 thus far, what would it be? [more inside]

ColdChef in the time of COVID

MeFi's Own ColdChef is featured in a story in the Guardian: 'Humans need the ritual of saying goodbye': the Covid life of a small-town funeral director [more inside]

December 22, 2020

7th Annual MST Club Holiday Video Marathon Social Distancing Edition

It's time again for that weird thing we do, which is program 72 hours of specials, bad Christmas movies, MST3K episodes and other things. It's MST Club's 2020 Holiday Video Marathon! We usually put this in for intermittent yuletide jollies and destress, to help people relax at an often frustrating time of year. This year, with so many people sensibly staying home for the holidays, it promises both to be less and more stressful than usual. Anyone can come by and watch weird stuff with us, members or not! Our show runs from December 23 through to midnight December 25. Details inside! [more inside]

December 19, 2020

Metatalktail Hour: Stupid Human Tricks

Hello weekend Mefites! This week soundguy99 wants to hear about your Stupid Human Tricks. "In light of this Ask, which is apparently inspiring some of us to contortion ourselves in our abodes to see what is & is not possible, here's a possible idea for a MetaTalkTail - Stupid Human Tricks. Unusual things you can do (physical, mental, whatever) or "common" things you can't do? Can you do the chair challenge? Curl your tongue? Move your eyes independently? Multiply 5-digit numbers in your head? Read backwards? Or NOT?" [more inside]

December 18, 2020

Help Pick the Winning Door

At the childcare center I work at, we are having a Christmas door decorating contest. Please help pick a winner. The pictures and a link to the ballot are here. There are no prizes, just bragging rights until next year.

Site Update #11, 2020

Hello everyone! This is going to be a brief update because most of what we’ve been working on is posted in the Gala Update. Please go check that out! [more inside]

Update on New Years Gala Planning

Getting our party boxes out of the attic - planning for the Mefi New Years Gala continues. Please send in your pet pics, call in with a joke or New Years resolutions/wishes, and join us inside for more on the planning for this January 2 event! [more inside]

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