Bearing in mind how this AskMeFi query turned out in the end, is there a word, saying, acronym or something that means "A win for the MetaFilter community"? If not, could or should there be one?
What a difference a year makes. [more inside]
Matt Haughey: Lessons From* A 40-Year Old "taking a longer term view of your work and focusing on life/work balance and having a happy life as well as a fulfilling career." One big reason why MetaFilter is my favorite place on the Web. [more inside]
Thanks for deleting my irritable response to a question about how to succeed at writing. I guess it punched a button of mine.
Hooray for MetaFiler Jobs! I got hundreds of inquiries from Craigslist and other job boards but ended up hiring the one (1) person who applied from this MeFi jobs posting.
Congratulations, AskMe. This was a fantastic response to someone who probably thought she was losing her mind, the only person who ever felt like this or just plain evil. I felt so very sad for her when I read her question, and I'm glad she knows she's not alone in feeling like this.
Metafilter: Remixed -- a collaborative filter for MeFi. Several people have suggested in the past some sort of "[this is good]" button people could use to vote for excellent posts; I know Matt's busy, so I went ahead and made one. Let me know if you find any problems with it.