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Game of Thrones: Breaker of Chains
favorited 4 times, recently by Green With You, warm_planet, asperity, wemayfreeze
FanFare post - 11 hours ago

New subsite beta (alpha?): FanFare
favorited 86 times, recently by Poldo, Coaticass, bentley, Gary, ColdChef, TravellingCari, argonauta, The Legit Republic of Blanketsburg, Paid In Full, kiki_s, nicolin, Bwithh, bowline, tkappleton, JHarris, seyirci, Neilopolis, EXISTENZ IS PAUSED, PlantGoddess, wens, missmerrymack, reductiondesign, stennieville, Kaleidoscope, freecellwizard, Jacqueline, dryad, bru, prolific, sparkletone, sillygwailo, alynnk, sudama, davidmsc, aabbbiee, Elmore, severiina, forza, brujita, shivohum, moira, two or three cars parked under the stars, joseph conrad is fully awesome, pjern, Hadroed, waterlily, Proofs and Refutations, ChuraChura, context adventure, misha, third word on a random page, bluishorange, brundlefly, sperose, amro, devinemissk, Huffy Puffy, Uniformitarianism Now!, ob1quixote, zachlipton,, oneswellfoop, Green With You, naju, dislegomena
MetaTalk post - 17 hours ago

As someone that has been slapped down by the Adsense Policy team, there's no reason to "purge" pages from TV Tropes, you simply make those pages ad-free. They're identifying pages one by one, they certainly could just code up a way to strip... [more]
favorited 10 times, recently by salix, polychora, jamjam, oneswellfoop, daybeforetheday, Proofs and Refutations, stoneweaver, JHarris, escape from the potato planet, IAmBroom
MeFi comment - Yesterday

So live-blogging. Live blogging can be a fun thing as a shared experience with lots of people (I've had a blast personally on Twitter during the Super Bowl and the Oscars) but I've always found it unwieldy on websites, where you have to scan, read,... [more]
favorited 20 times, recently by vasi, whir, current resident, shelleycat, politikitty, goshling, stoneweaver, two or three cars parked under the stars, gubo, jeoc, dialetheia, Be cool, sodapop, liquorice, something something, zombieflanders, supercrayon, Sara C., naju, sweetkid, The corpse in the library
MetaTalk comment - 2 days ago

Mad Men: A Day's Work
favorited 4 times, recently by brina, luckynerd, iamkimiam, thereemix
FanFare post - 2 days ago

Don's opening sequence in LAX was amazing and reminded me of the same scene in Jackie Brown (which in itself was a nod to the opening sequence of The Graduate).... [more]
favorited 7 times, recently by EXISTENZ IS PAUSED, evil otto, trip and a half, Richat, emelenjr, crossoverman
FanFare comment - 3 days ago

Sounds like he abused the system by faking a verified profile status? He should be banned from Tinder, it looks like he fooled people into thinking he was vetted by the Tinder folks directly, and people trusted he was a good person to date based on... [more]
favorited 5 times, recently by Solomon, justsomebodythatyouusedtoknow, en forme de poire, evil otto, DingoMutt
MeFi comment - 3 days ago

I would watch an entire separate series called Arya and The Hound. [more]
favorited 6 times, recently by mmmbacon, seyirci, Brandon Blatcher, Ivan Fyodorovich, Hadroed, SuzySmith
FanFare comment - 4 days ago

Yeah, and I forgot to say, we could set up "rooms" in chat (there's just one general default room to Chat currently) for each show, if people want to have fun live blogging that way. We could even figure out how to link to... [more]
favorited 12 times, recently by Mick, filthy light thief, polychora, mountmccabe, kev23f, Ivan Fyodorovich, dialetheia, zombieflanders, oneswellfoop, soundguy99, ocherdraco, royalsong
MetaTalk comment - 4 days ago

Game of Thrones: The Lion and the Rose
favorited 14 times, recently by EXISTENZ IS PAUSED, Bwithh, Drinky Die, waitangi, Night_owl, Hadroed, misha, jokeefe, SuzySmith, pb, goethean, Green With You, ocherdraco
FanFare post - 4 days ago

In that case, another suggestion: spoiler accordions/hide tags/whatever they're called. Instead of a technical solution, we thought this could be done with social pressure. Here's the line of thinking on it: - No spoilers... [more]
favorited 9 times, recently by Pendragon, bowline, merelyglib, lonefrontranger, EXISTENZ IS PAUSED, wenestvedt, DevilsAdvocate
MetaTalk comment - 4 days ago

I'd propose posting the thread for an episode 24 hours before the episode airs. Then you have the pre-game show where everyone warms up and speculates, the live-blogging chat, then the post-analysis. There's two reasons I didn't... [more]
favorited 8 times, recently by Mick, goshling, two or three cars parked under the stars, dialetheia, bluishorange, ZeusHumms, deezil
MetaTalk comment - 4 days ago

On spoilers, I think the GoT readers are getting frustrated, but I've been in a similar position myself before and I think it's a pretty easy line to draw. I read all the Hunger Games books (on a friend's recommendation) back to back before... [more]
favorited 6 times, recently by wemayfreeze, Ivan Fyodorovich, payoto, stoneweaver, cashman, Sara C.
MetaTalk comment - 5 days ago

Mad Men: Time Zones
favorited 14 times, recently by makonan, tealsocks, marsha56, lovableiago, Spumante, artlung, trip and a half, Sweetie Darling, litera scripta manet, iamkimiam
FanFare post - 6 days ago

89: Bookie Clicker
favorited 2 times, recently by divabat
MetaTalk post - 6 days ago

Stav, I want to be clear, gaming would be way down the line (months if not years), and would likely not be much beyond news or reviews. I don't have a MeFightClub login but I was under the impression you do tons more than that, and host game servers,... [more]
favorited 6 times, recently by Brainy, goshling, polychora, dialetheia, stavrosthewonderchicken, Sara C.
MetaTalk comment - 7 days ago

I would like some further clarification too, actually As I told someone else who emailed earlier today, I feel like we got tricked and manipulated as mods by the user that posted the sockpuppet comments. Someone wrote in to...... [more]
favorited 49 times, recently by stoneweaver
MetaTalk comment - 7 days ago

New Republic is saying it's a hoax. [more]
favorited 3 times, recently by ob1quixote, merelyglib, johngoren
MeFi comment - 7 days ago

So future events bad, past events okay? Yeah, that's what it says in the policy I linked, but I hope that's not some weird rules-lawyering attempt at sharing some future book flashback that fills in the story and is technically...... [more]
favorited 3 times, recently by jessamyn, Sara C., PhoBWanKenobi
MetaTalk comment - 7 days ago

What was the deal with Sterling's daughter? Was her speech at the restaurant a way of saying she joined a Hare Krishna group? I couldn't quite place the "replace anger with love" in a specific religion.... [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by Spumante
FanFare comment - 7 days ago

Getting away from the white background would be extremely keen. They're hard on the eyes after a short while. How do you read the rest of the internet, which is like 99% white pages?......... [more]
favorited 4 times, recently by kev23f, Celsius1414
MetaTalk comment - 7 days ago

FanFare is only two syllables and y'know, kind of says what it is perfectly. It doesn't really need a short name. [more]
favorited 5 times, recently by kev23f, Jon Mitchell, Celsius1414, briank
MetaTalk comment - 7 days ago

I'm not naming names but one of the posts on our new pony confuses it's and its. Argh! Fixed. I blame autocorrect, I'd never make that kind of rookie mistake.......... [more]
favorited 4 times, recently by tracicle
MetaTalk comment - 8 days ago

Also, Roger Sterling's introduction into the episode with an unexplained post-orgy (6-7 women?) was totally hilarious. [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by tracicle
FanFare comment - 8 days ago

Game of Thrones: Two Swords
favorited 1 time, recently by emilyw
FanFare post - 8 days ago

Artisinal Denim
favorited 25 times, recently by mrg
MeFi post - 8 days ago

Will articles and other media about current and past television shows remain fair game for Metafilter posts Yeah, the focus on episode threads here is really so there isn't much overlap with existing big news posts on MeFi proper.... [more]
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MetaTalk comment - 8 days ago

Someone wanted to post this anonymously, so I'll go ahead and copy what they wrote me: My mother was your wife. A few years ago, after my parents had been married for nearly 35 unhappy years, she died of cancer because her illness had progressed over... [more]
favorited 31 times
Ask MeFi comment - 9 days ago

Boston Reunion
favorited 12 times
MeFi post - 10 days ago

Oh, the other thing I loved is they didn't sexualize Scarlett Johansson too much. I remember the weird Avengers reviews and social criticism of said reviews afterwards where male reviewers said she didn't have any skills beyond her looks, etc, but... [more]
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MeFi comment - 10 days ago

91: Because Math?
favorited 7 times
MetaTalk post - 13 days ago

I can't imagine how painful it must have been for some of the people to return to that spot. I wonder how the photographer convinced people to show up for photos? I am guessing he stressed how empowering it could be and that the photos would be this... [more]
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MeFi comment - 14 days ago

[hit the Close & Read Quora link below the pop-up to view the thread] [more]
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MeFi comment - 14 days ago

From the OP:Thank you all for the input. With the ideas put forward in this thread in mind, I put in my notice today. My friend took it well and wished me the best, which was a big relief. There was some resistance from our branch manager, and I... [more]
favorited 6 times
Ask MeFi comment - 2 weeks ago

I fully support the dozens of articles floating around right now that dare to ask the question "Why doesn't a female comedian host The Late Show?" I fully support the names I've been seeing thrown around: Aisha Tyler, Ellen Degeneres,... [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 weeks ago

Man, I don't know which version of Wikipedia you guys are shitting on, but I don't use Wikipedia as an intense up-to-the-minute news source, I use it to figure out a 10-mile-up view of a subject, and it never fails me and does a great job showing me... [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 weeks ago

I love the troll song, if only for getting that "not exactly within nature's laws" joke in a verse. [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 weeks ago
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MeFi post - 2 weeks ago

I saw the movie yesterday and I've never read the comic books, haven't seen Thor 2, don't watch Agents of the Shield, and did see the Avengers and Iron Man films, but in general I don't follow (or understand totally) this universe of comics. I liked... [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 weeks ago

Is this where I get to post this image from a couple weeks ago? W. Kamu Bell did great on the show, weird how he'd get so much static over it. [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 weeks ago

I used to be a big fan of the KPCS, but a couple years ago he changed the model and got rid of the full audio feeds and you had to buy them individually. Did that change again? I'm impressed he put up an entire lengthy interview for free on YouTube,... [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 weeks ago

Love is an open door is also amazing from this show. Is there a YouTube playlist of the entire night anywhere? [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 weeks ago

Ok, no follow up clarification posts from joeclark 45min into this, I think it's time to close this up. Note to joeclark: this isn't me flexing my INFALLIBLE MOD POWERS to shut you down, I'm actually doing you a favor because if I left... [more]
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MetaTalk comment - 2 weeks ago

I've been following Lessig's work on #rootstrikers since he started it, which is a big push for public financing. This case came up in the last few weeks as questions to him and it sounds like the way it went today, Lessig's nightmare scenario is... [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 weeks ago

Wild animals
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MeFi post - 3 weeks ago

Yeah the unidentified question is about WoW. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - 3 weeks ago

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