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November 11
Sign-ups are open until 11/19 for the MeFi Holiday Card Exchange!

November 7
US Election is called for Biden

November 3
U.S. Election Day on Mefi:
- Main Election day thread on the blue
- Guidance for election threads on Metatalk
- Mefi Chat for nervous pacing
- Break Room no election talk in here
- Activism thread share your phone-banking etc
- Voting thread share your voting story
- MST3K all-day watch party hangout space
- MetaCrafts discord hangout space
- Fucking Fuck thread the place for formless screaming
- There Is Help wiki page list of crisis hotlines
- Mefi Contact Form to reach the moderators

October 28
TODAY Oct 28 is the last day to sign up for the annual Mefi Secret Gift Swap!

October 20
The US Presidential election date is approaching. Trump needs to go. If you can vote, vote. Vote early if you can. Some state-by-state voting info available here.

October 14
Join Mefi's annual secret Gift Swap! Signups are open, deadline is Oct. 28.

October 13
... we're more like marriage counselors in the relationship between you and your stuff: The Wrong Kind of Cheese has a very interesting comment about the multi-various aspects of professional organizing in unstrungharp's question Is a professional organizer a worthwhile investment?

October 2
Hey, it's episode 167 of the MetaFilter podcast, with cortex and jessamyn!

September 16
Are we half way in, or half way out? We're in the middle of September fundraising for Mefi, and cortex is still half-hippy, so vote with your $ because those scissors are not going to pay for themselves! Jessamyn is making sponsored posts every day this month (acquire your very own excellent certified Jess post right here), plus we're auctioning precious Mefi Blue chatfilter posts (#1, #2; see the current slate of chatfilter topics suggested, vote, and add your own topic ideas to the main thread), and we're still dreaming, so make any post on the blue about dreams or dreaming and tag it #dreamweek to add to the fun.

September 12
An embarrassment of riches? A kliuless megapost on Covid, unemployment insurance, benefits, the wealth gap, economic stimulus, digital currency, universal basic income, modern monetary theory, and more more more more.

September 11
Jessamyn and cortex are back with episode 166 of the MetaFilter podcast

September 9
Jessamyn has been making sponsored posts for Mefi fundraising month, and so far we have great posts on accidental isolators, Black Monday and other days of the week, Nadia Com─âneci, guitar effects pedals, the first Black woman to visit every country in the world, how maps in the media make us more negative about migrants, and Hetty Green, the Witch of Wall Street.