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November 22
Turkey Day 2017 with MST Club: For Mystery Science Theater fans, "some of us will be getting together to watch bad movies all day long, official style..."

November 21
Did you catch the short online comedy series "Black Girl in a Big Dress," about the life-and-dating misadventures of a young African American woman who loves Victorian cosplay? It's got Mefites' linen unders all aflutter.

November 19
The Great Metafilter Cookie Swap 2017 "It’s been A Year, and we here at cookie swap central would like to bring baked joy to as many MeFites across the globe as possible." Time to sign up!

Metatalktail Hour: Giving Thanks "What are you thankful for? Big or small, silly or serious, share the things you're thankful for this year."

November 18
❄️ 2017 Winter Wishes Gift Drive: houseofdanie brings the joy, again!


I don't know what I expected, but it was not "you will have to pause a 5-minute video about makeup fundamentals twice because you will not be able to stop laughing." – mhoye: if the men find out we can shapeshift, they're going to tell the church

November 16
MetaFilter will switch over to https as its default starting Friday, November 24. Curious what that means? Details in MetaTalk.

November 15
🌈 Yes, Australia says "Yes" to same sex marriage! 🌈 Discussion.

November 13
Ask Mefi, Take Me Awaaaay!:

Worlds of words to escape to

What is the 'Snowcrash' of today?

Funny, quirky, earnest movies?

Literary escapism for those who are Sick of This Shit

Physical Acts of Self Care?

Videos of favourite physical comedy moments, from movies, tv, stage, or life

November 11
Site tip: Don't forget that you can use "My Mefi" to help filter what you see on the front page via tags. Click on "Set Preferences" to show ONLY posts with specific tags or to exclude posts with selected tags. Adding "sexualassault," to exclusions, for example, will hide tagged posts on this topic. Then use the My Mefi view to browse posts.

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Reclaiming your time: I need to repair and grow back my ability to concentrate for long periods of time so I can complete a massive project ... Have you re-engineered your focus ... What were your tactics and strategies?

November 8
#totalfuckingchaos: Priti and Boris and Damian and more, oh my May! UK politics discussion.


Open for business: Mefi Mall, 2017: Check out goodies for sale from fellow Mefi members, or add your own shop! The Metatalk discussion is over here.

November 6
Nice storyfilter: In the Metatalktails thread about your best problem-solving moments, johnofjack shares how library research helped a patron in an unexpected way.