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Possibility of occasionally doing two FPPs in a day?

This has happened several times, but today's example is a bit frustrating. I did a post about Norway and the Winter Olympics, which went live at 12:02. At 12:14, I spotted the perfect fodder for another (even better) FPP, namely the spectacular hair of MulletFest. But couldn't do a post (or even start to edit one) as over 23 hours still had to elapse (and I'm away tomorrow judging a baking competition somewhere hopefully warm and, ironically, getting a haircut, so I can't post then anyway). As this afternoon has gone on, more linkworthy content has appeared [1][2][3], making it more frustrating that I can't do an FPP. Could there be exceptions, or a place on MetaFilter where people can drop a "I can't post about X, but it's there if someone else wants to"? Otherwise most MeFites remain unaware of e.g. the latest hair fashions. Thank you.
posted by Wordshore on Feb 26, 2018 - 60 comments

Metafilter Frequency Tables updated, now with 636 million words!

It's been over a year since we first made the Metafilter Frequency Tables available, and now they're updated with word frequency information for all of 2011 and 2012 as well, bringing the total number of words up to six hundred and thirty-six million. Gosh! (Is a word we've collectively used 5,707 times since 1999!) [more inside]
posted by cortex on Jan 14, 2013 - 96 comments

Too much of a good thing

At what point does frequent posting devolve into spamming a thread? [more inside]
posted by anigbrowl on Jul 15, 2012 - 208 comments

Introducing the Metafilter Frequency Tables

The perfect gift for the computational linguist in your life: Metafilter Frequency Tables! Finally you can know definitively how many times words such as "metafilter", "fucknozzle", or "mctootypoots" have been used on the site. (A: 127,484 times, 28 times, and once.) [more inside]
posted by cortex on Jan 4, 2011 - 56 comments

Is this the end ?

It's been 19 hours and no posts to the front page today - have we reached the end of the internet ? [more inside]
posted by sgt.serenity on Sep 8, 2007 - 32 comments

Ask.mefi limit between posts?

Didn't ask.mefi used to have a 7 day gap between posts? When/why did it go up to 14?
posted by twine42 on Dec 18, 2006 - 164 comments

Does Dr. Cherry hold the record for posting in one's own AskMe thread?

Does Dr. Cherry hold the record for posting in one's own AskMe thread?
posted by wryly on Oct 9, 2006 - 68 comments

Posting differences between AskMe and MeFi

Too fast... no, wait, too slow! It seems to me like AskMe is moving faster and faster every day in terms of the frequency of posts, especially at the busier times of the day -- it can go as high as a post every 10-20 minutes. Yet MeFi proper seems to be going slower and slower all the time, down to about one post every two hours or so. Am I right? Or crazy? And why?
posted by reklaw on Oct 1, 2006 - 36 comments

Why do we have so many youtube links recently?

Why do we have so many youtube links recently, specifically compared to google video links? Is everyone here a Youtube addict, or do the cool kids ignore google, or what?
posted by twine42 on Jun 26, 2006 - 23 comments

No posts on MetaFilter since 12 midnight?

No posts on MetaFilter since 12 midnight? Am I the only one seeing this or have we truly reached the end of the internets?
posted by KevinSkomsvold on Apr 14, 2005 - 23 comments

Posting limits reallocation?

Instead of one AskMe/MetaTalk thread a week, can we get four a month?
posted by Jairus on Feb 17, 2005 - 31 comments

One should be allowed to ask questions more often

What's with the one question per week? I am an active Ask.Mefi user and often have many questions (to the tune of 2-3 per week) that get awesome responses. Anyone know of comparable places to ask on a wide variety of subjects?
posted by omidius on Jan 17, 2005 - 41 comments

Would one post per week be better?

I think that there's a consensus that the one-thread-per-user-per-day rule is a good thing. If that's so, would one post per week be better?
posted by timeistight on May 16, 2003 - 46 comments

Is there a point at which someone is contributing too much to MetaFilter?

The issue of posting too many links has cropped up again (84 links in 100 days, including 9 this week). Is there a point at which someone is contributing too much to MetaFilter, or is it irrelevant as long as they're good?
posted by rcade on May 2, 2001 - 27 comments

MeFi Posting Frequency

The posting debate has been thrown open. I've posted my response as a comment here, and would love to here other's comments about how frequently people should be posting and what constitutes quality.
posted by feelinglistless on Apr 27, 2001 - 22 comments

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