"Thieves in Cookhill, Worcestershire, sliced through the side of a truck and made off with more than 6,000 tins of beans and sausages." [more inside]
For the past 8 weeks, Boston/Cambridge area Mefites have been engaged in the Geeks Who Drink trivia tournament. On Monday Sept. 2 at approximately 10:30pm EST, the Hardcore Taters were crowned the evening's victors and the first place tournament champions, winning a prize of $300! [more inside]
In the cold open of the Don't Trust the B episode "Dating Games," the titular character says, "I'm sorry, my friend wants to apologize for the boringness. To make up for it she'll show you her taters." Was this a coincidence or is there someone working MeFi in-jokes onto the show?
So why do you participate here on MetaFilter? Is it because you "have a serious and unhealthy addiction to the internet, perhaps due to issues of procrastination and life avoidance, and ... metafilter is like a group of enablers in encouraging that kind of psychodynamic?" Or, perchance, do you visit frequently for some other reason(s)?
In tonight's Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, he joked about his Sexy Lunch Ladies calendar, claiming that Miss January had "sexy taters." Coy mefi reference? More importantly, hard core or soft?
I done terrible things to taters... cuttin' 'em, fryin' 'em... you give a tater a man's constitution you can bet he's comin' to pay old Joad a call!
Wrath Minded Taters (SONNL, Single Onion News Network Link, 2.5 mins, site inserts an advertisement before the video unfortunately) [more inside]
A longshot, yes, but a possible explanation for 'taters'? [more inside]
Pony Request: Pagination for the "Recent Comments" tab. [more inside]
Where can I find the funniest posts on mefi? [more inside]
Twin Cities meetup [more inside]
First episode after the great server hackening, this podcast covers activity across MeFi for the month of February. It was recorded on the 25th of February and runs about an hour. [more inside]