When in the Wrong Flame of Mind...
April 20, 2003 10:18 AM   Subscribe

Like a hole in the head, like an old Onion link, like an outburst of cholera, MetaFilter needs these custom-made Flames. But some of them are hilarious. And anyway, as has been posted before, we didn't start the fire. [Flash needed for this latter golden oldie. Via Linkfilter. NSFW.]
posted by Carlos Quevedo (8 comments total)
Neither of the first two links worked for me, both gave connection refused errors :P
posted by Space Coyote at 10:41 AM on April 20, 2003

Yeah, they seem to have been MeFied. The second link was to one particular flame - the "Buy a Vowel" one. What can I say? The URLS are OK, both links worked well for me. Try again later - they're definitely worth seeing!
posted by Carlos Quevedo at 10:53 AM on April 20, 2003

I think metafilter needs these custom flames (self link). And I'm not the only one...

(Sorry if redundant; I can't see the site either.)
posted by tss at 11:15 AM on April 20, 2003

I couldn't see the site either.

But thanks for posting the "We Didn't Start The Fire" link. I had been looking for that.
posted by SisterHavana at 1:57 PM on April 20, 2003

It's up again.
posted by Carlos Quevedo at 4:05 PM on April 20, 2003

Well, I saw the site fine and way happy.
posted by victors at 7:17 PM on April 20, 2003

Kittens, monkeys--these are like the South Park/Bizzaroworld version of those posters with like a cat hanging off a tree that say "Hang in there!"

Also, does anyone know for certain where this one started? There's a certain local coffee house with this posted on the wall by their espresso machine...
posted by arto at 12:25 AM on April 21, 2003

arto I think it was popular amongst the BF1942 game playing crowd? as for the very initial beginnings, I don't know
posted by PWA_BadBoy at 3:04 AM on April 21, 2003

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