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Every Animated GIF on Wikipedia
posted by nadawi (35 comments total) 28 users marked this as a favorite

 
I had forgotten that Wikipedia had an animated GIF illustrating "Duck, Duck, Goose".
posted by Johnny Assay at 1:31 PM on December 6, 2013 [7 favorites]


I think this one is missing the sound effect.
posted by burnmp3s at 1:33 PM on December 6, 2013 [2 favorites]


I had forgotten that Wikipedia had an animated GIF illustrating "Duck, Duck, Goose".

Those two need to let someone else play for once.
posted by Etrigan at 1:40 PM on December 6, 2013 [2 favorites]


Catscratching.
posted by Kabanos at 1:42 PM on December 6, 2013 [3 favorites]


Turns out I played Extreme Duck Duck Goose as a child. Time to crack open a Red Bull.
posted by Gary at 1:44 PM on December 6, 2013 [1 favorite]


I like this? But I was hoping for, and would much prefer, say, a grid or something. I don't love the one-at-a-timiness of it.
posted by sandettie light vessel automatic at 1:44 PM on December 6, 2013 [1 favorite]


I spent entirely too much time waiting for this to become something else.
posted by iNeas at 1:45 PM on December 6, 2013 [9 favorites]


Mexico/Italy Flag Differences.
posted by Kabanos at 1:46 PM on December 6, 2013 [3 favorites]


Snuff film.
posted by Kabanos at 1:47 PM on December 6, 2013 [4 favorites]


Is it possible to limit this to just animated cutaway diagrams of engines because I could watch that shit all day.
posted by griphus at 1:50 PM on December 6, 2013 [7 favorites]


At first, I thought there was some weird reason that the flag of Yugoslavia was waving, but then I found the Wikimedia page of animated GIF flags from around the world. Viva the 1990s!

The Vatican City flag just looks so sad in comparison to all the other rectangular flags.

And the Christian flag is really motivated.
posted by filthy light thief at 1:52 PM on December 6, 2013 [2 favorites]


I waited, and waited, and waited, and waited, and waited....

I feel stupid.
posted by singletee at 1:57 PM on December 6, 2013 [12 favorites]


This one showing the bioluminescence of the Panellus stipticus fungus is quite nice.
posted by Kabanos at 2:01 PM on December 6, 2013 [3 favorites]


griphus, if you like that, you'll love this post.
posted by fings at 2:04 PM on December 6, 2013 [1 favorite]


One of my favorites is first one the Geneva Drive page.
posted by soelo at 2:04 PM on December 6, 2013 [2 favorites]


> I spent entirely too much time waiting for this to become something else.

I still can't believe no-one came up with a better name for that thing than "throbber," which sounds like a) one of those obscure film set jobs, b) PORNPORNPORN, or c) an entry on one of those "Stupidest D&D Monster" lists.
posted by The Card Cheat at 2:05 PM on December 6, 2013 [1 favorite]


Oooh, look at all the throbbers!
posted by neroli at 2:12 PM on December 6, 2013 [2 favorites]


I've been watching Straight Square Inscribed In A Circle for a couple of hours now.
posted by Erasmouse at 2:15 PM on December 6, 2013 [8 favorites]


>I had forgotten that Wikipedia had an animated GIF illustrating "Duck, Duck, Goose".

It is duck, duck, grey duck and I don't care what anyone says.
posted by Makwa at 2:16 PM on December 6, 2013 [1 favorite]


Googlyify and this, sitting in a tree!

(although it appears that googlyify is down right now, so boo on that)
posted by Ennis Tennyone at 2:19 PM on December 6, 2013 [2 favorites]


Can this be where we share all our favorite Wikipedia gifs?
posted by The otter lady at 2:34 PM on December 6, 2013


Four Seem Fastball

Two Seem Pretty Slowball by Comparison.
posted by weapons-grade pandemonium at 3:26 PM on December 6, 2013 [1 favorite]


Erasmouse: You'll like this.
posted by weapons-grade pandemonium at 3:39 PM on December 6, 2013


Man, a lot of these mechanical animations really make you appreciate the human capacity for innovation. I can't stop staring at the cardan joint. Well done, humans.
posted by paullelujah at 3:49 PM on December 6, 2013 [2 favorites]


Huh - I've only gone through like ten -- maybe fifteen -- but have already hit upon both Truncated Hexahedron and Truncated Icosahedron.
posted by Flunkie at 3:57 PM on December 6, 2013


So cool to see something that I built on MetaFilter! I'm glad you're all enjoying it and now I'm thinking that I should run another dump from Wikipedia to make sure I've got all of the GIFs that have been added in the past year. I'm also considering making the UI better and I'm open to suggestions on what a better UI would look like.
posted by jpf at 4:55 PM on December 6, 2013 [9 favorites]


Googlyify is great, thanks for the link.

Could not resist creating this.
posted by sourbrew at 4:55 PM on December 6, 2013


jpf - i didn't realize this was yours!! i just found it on tumblr and wasted about an hour clicking on it and thought, "oh, metafilter needs this in their friday..." it's pretty dang great.
posted by nadawi at 5:07 PM on December 6, 2013


nadawi: How would you have known? I'm so glad that people are enjoying my little website and it really made my day to see it posted to one of my favorite places on the internet.
posted by jpf at 5:16 PM on December 6, 2013 [1 favorite]


My wife has spent the last 20 minutes putting googly eyes on all her favorite gifs.
posted by Twain Device at 5:21 PM on December 6, 2013 [3 favorites]


For Example

Exhibit B
posted by Twain Device at 5:24 PM on December 6, 2013 [1 favorite]


Last one I promise. She really likes Arrested Development if you can't tell
posted by Twain Device at 5:30 PM on December 6, 2013 [1 favorite]


Clearly
posted by Pruitt-Igoe at 8:58 PM on December 6, 2013


SITTING IS KILLING
posted by bicyclefish at 12:42 AM on December 7, 2013


Googlify isn't working for me, which is too bad because this CV joint needs it.
posted by mimi at 10:41 AM on December 8, 2013


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