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5000+ Resources to Do Just About Anything Online
posted by Kattullus (26 comments total) 44 users marked this as a favorite

 
Yahoo?
posted by caddis at 3:31 PM on September 8, 2007


nope Geek Yahoo, not that there is anything wrong with that.
posted by caddis at 3:33 PM on September 8, 2007


I wanna get laid. Is that in there somewhere?
posted by St Urbain's Horseman at 3:39 PM on September 8, 2007


St Urbain's Horseman, if you're hoping to get laid online, you may beyond help.
posted by Kattullus at 3:48 PM on September 8, 2007


Here you go, St. Urbain's Horseman. :p
posted by Schlimmbesserung at 3:49 PM on September 8, 2007


Gimee a break. I'm a seeker.
posted by St Urbain's Horseman at 3:51 PM on September 8, 2007


Combining the output of 16 months of listblogging onto one interminably long long list. In the competition with Smashing Magazine to make the most useless useful site, Mashable is clearly the first one over the shark.

Also, EEK!!!
posted by wendell at 3:56 PM on September 8, 2007


List will end well.
posted by St Urbain's Horseman at 3:58 PM on September 8, 2007


it's just digg bait.
posted by empath at 4:08 PM on September 8, 2007


I wanna get laid. Is that in there somewhere?
Yes.
posted by Flunkie at 4:13 PM on September 8, 2007


Shady Lady Ranch? Oh god I think you've brought back a repressed memory.
posted by deacon_blues at 4:36 PM on September 8, 2007


Sorry for the snark, St Urbain's Horseman. I've spent all day wrestling with putting together a rather recalcitrant IKEA dresser and fifteen minutes spent looking for a screw that bounced away made me irritable.

As for the list, I found it to be a lot more useful than I expected.
posted by Kattullus at 4:39 PM on September 8, 2007


These kinds of Diggbait megaposts at places like Mashable or SmashingMagazine (and the listblog imitators everywhere else) annoy me a bit too, but they almost always have some useful stuff, and even a few things I've never seen before. It's a bit like outsourcing your bookmarks.

I've even done the same sort of thing once or twice in my own little wonderchickeny weblog niche.
posted by stavrosthewonderchicken at 6:35 PM on September 8, 2007


This is great. Thanks for posting.
posted by wfc123 at 7:06 PM on September 8, 2007


Oh, God, no.

There is so much wrong with lists like this, that the words are beyond me. Yes, it's nice to read hints and tricks that reveal a new way to do something and that help you in some way, but surely this is the culmination of all these shitty lists? We never have to see any of these again, right? It's just too much.

Please?

Sorry Katullus, it's just this list-ism (-iness?) has become a pet peeve of mine of late. Not trying to be a dick.
posted by djgh at 9:28 PM on September 8, 2007


See also: 4,720,000,000 Resources to Do Just About Anything Online.
posted by mmoncur at 9:29 PM on September 8, 2007 [5 favorites]


Yeah, djgh, generally I have little use for these sort of lists too, but I found this one to be extremely useful. I already spend way too much time on the internet to be able to follow blogs like mashable. So a post like this, organizing their various lists, helps me use a resource like mashable that I otherwise don't have time for. However, if you wanna hash out the community's general stance on list FPPs there's always MeTa. To be honest, I don't really understand what's inherently "wrong with lists like this."
posted by Kattullus at 10:02 PM on September 8, 2007


A dating site to get laid? Pfff.

It's all about synergy between advertisments and community reviews of said services.
posted by porpoise at 10:51 PM on September 8, 2007


Top 34 lists of how best to Ubuntu Flickr iPod blog.

Digg bait.
posted by blasdelf at 12:27 AM on September 9, 2007


Don't listen to them, I liked it & found some nice stuff. Thanks. Did you notice the professional-looking white background?
posted by RussHy at 6:58 AM on September 9, 2007


Cut it down to 50 and maybe it would be useful?
posted by storybored at 7:49 AM on September 9, 2007


try this
posted by baker dave at 8:54 AM on September 9, 2007


with lists like this I always wonder if by the time I finished skimming it over, would I have solved/found/whatever the problem was on my own...
posted by korej at 10:47 AM on September 9, 2007


Hey, a cool links page. How 1997.
posted by grytpype at 12:47 PM on September 9, 2007


I scanned the list, and found nothing that I wanted to do online at the time I scanned it, and I want those five minutes of my life back. I'd rather either "stumble upon" something cool serendipitously, or just "google" it. You "dig"?
posted by ZachsMind at 8:50 PM on September 9, 2007


I'd rather either "stumble upon" something cool serendipitously, or just "google" it.

Then what are you doing on MetaFilter ;)
posted by Kattullus at 9:54 PM on September 9, 2007


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