It's episode 147 of the MetaFilter podcast, with cortex and jessamyn!
Holiday times! Sign up by Dec 5 for the Mefi Cookie Swap! Check out all the great stuff made by Mefites, for sale on the Mefi Mall! And follow along with the fun in the Secret Quonsar thank-you thread!
Some Mefi holiday planning afoot: MeFi Holiday Card Exchange discussion here (sign up by Friday 11/23); submit your shop and/or do some shopping at the Mefi Mall featuring member goodies for sale; Mefi's traditional MST3K Turkey Day is on (but happening on Nov. 18th, not on Thanksgiving Day); if you signed up for Secret Quonsar 2018, don't forget that the send-by date is December 1!
Heya, y'all, some heavy health news about long-time user rtha. Come say hi to her and gingerbeer, share cat pics, etc.
It's US midterm election day. Follow the main Election Day post on the blue, and the Voting check-in Metatalk. There's also Mefi Election Chat for really livebloggy moments; the regular catch-all thread for non-election US politics stuff; venting thread for primal screams; positive steps Mefites have taken; AskMe's on where to read election analysis and watch coverage online.
Currently sharing voting stories (and expressions of support from non-US friends) in Metatalk
New podcast episode!
⏰ Time's ticking for secret quonsar gift exchange signups! If you'd like to participate, please sign up by 11:59 PM EST on Friday, November 9. Participants will find out who they have drawn on Sunday, November 11, and the gift send by (or on) date is Saturday, December 1.
Baseball fans come on along - starting tonight, the MLB World Series (Dodgers vs Red Sox) chat and watch is happening on Fanfare.
Richard Beale was my great great great grandfather ... It's been very weird to see my ancestor's doodles going viral: Mefi's own intensitymultiply on encountering the MERL's popular twitter thread about an 18th century teen's math workbook
All Hail THANKTOBERFEST!!! Proudly smushing up holidays since ... well, since 2018, Mefi is pleased to bring you Thanktoberfest, a chance to share things you're thankful for, make posts about awesome things you're grateful exist, thank other Mefites for their awesomeness, and just generally spread good vibes and gratitude. 🎃🎃🎃🎃🎃
Frowner asks: These are terrible times and I'm fixing to eat my feelings ... what is the best cookie recipe?