I was just reminded of a few moments in mefi's past that were a bit ridiculous by the "when did someone get the answer they didn't expect?" thread, both with the hat thread and the shoes indoors thread. Then i flipped over to AskMe and noticed this... [more inside]
Mefites, what do you like about Metafilter? What do you love? What's the best thing that's happened to you here? What's the most amazing thing you've seen? What's so vert about online communities anyway? What makes you come back? What has Metafilter done for you?
Hovercraft Eel call-out thread. [more inside]
The "Hollywood Squares Thing": Answering a question with a joke, then the "well, seriously.." bit. Is this bad? In defense, you are providing some "signal"...