2017-09-20

Make way for the skinny men with the determined faces

Post 169538 by Cobalt deleted for the following reason: Hey, sorry, we can't have the fundraising link as part of the post text here -- get in touch at the contact form if you're ok with an edit to just remove that. -- LobsterMitten

2017-09-19

Natural History Museum vs Science Museum

Post 169522 by travellingincognito deleted for the following reason: Atom Eyes has handily neutralized your FPP with awesome weaponized early post firing technology -- taz

2017-09-18

Three furries save lives in deadly multi-vehicle crash in England.

Post 169518 by hippybear deleted for the following reason: Good on these folks for the brave action, but as a single link thing, this is a bit thin for an FPP. -- taz

Category Seven

Post 169510 by mwhybark deleted for the following reason: Appreciate the spirit of keep-Mefi-weird, but maybe not the best time for links kind of riffing on major hurricanes -- LobsterMitten

2017-09-16

Stream Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross’ The Vietnam War Soundtrack

Post 169464 by hippybear deleted for the following reason: Seems to be inaccessible w/o an account; some good links in the comments if you want to put together something more comprehensive tomorrow! -- Eyebrows McGee

A jaunty montage of explosions

Post 169457 by Sebmojo deleted for the following reason: oopsie. Looks like this orbital rocket booster has landed before. -- taz

2017-09-15

Elderly Man Pushes Burglary Suspect Off Roof

Post 169451 by grobertson deleted for the following reason: This is a not-great example pf point-and-laugh humor, I'm afraid. -- restless_nomad

2017-09-13

What's just South of Belarus?

Post 169396 by Abehammerb Lincoln deleted for the following reason: This is too personal-bloggy a framing, sorry. -- restless_nomad

The Rubberbandits - Sonny

Post 169392 by Elmore deleted for the following reason: This is a fascinating piece of art that we would need to have a very hard mod-side talk about because it in itself is a violation of several rules and best practices. -- restless_nomad

2017-09-11

If only more men helped other men!

Post 169347 by goatdog deleted for the following reason: manwhohasitall is hella funny, but a single tweet is not really a great FPP, sorry! -- taz

Crab Mentality, Cyberbullying and “Name and Shame” Rankings

Post 169344 by Start with Dessert deleted for the following reason: Looks like the link is not working (at least for some); contact us if you can find a working or alternate link, and we'll fix 'er up and undelete! -- taz

2017-09-10

Fasting mimicking diets seem to have a lot of benefit

Post 169333 by aleph deleted for the following reason: Heya, this framed too much as a personal "here are my thoughts and questions" sort of blog post to work at all on the front page of MetaFilter. -- cortex

2017-09-09

Objects trembling at the edge of catastrophe

Post 169319 by tirutiru deleted for the following reason: Double. -- LobsterMitten

2017-09-07

Gaydar

Post 169295 by 445supermag deleted for the following reason: There's the core of a discussible idea here, but the sort of glib, brief mainstream news article just sets up too many unwarranted assumptions for people to get any traction -- restless_nomad

2017-09-06

The White Lies of Craft Culture

Post 169257 by Kitteh deleted for the following reason: Double. -- LobsterMitten

Woman trapped in window trying to retrieve poo after Tinder date

Post 169253 by stillmoving deleted for the following reason: Beaten to the poo-nch! -- LobsterMitten

DELTA KILLIN IT

Post 169263 by rabbitrabbit deleted for the following reason: Covered in the Hurricane Irma thread -- LobsterMitten

2017-09-04

Dealing with the "invisible" world

Post 169224 by pseudonymus deleted for the following reason: No biggie, but looks like we've got a still-open thread from a few weeks ago about gross dang sponges. -- cortex

...are you talking about Amal Clooney's husband?

Post 169222 by Gorgik deleted for the following reason: Amusing, yeah, but a single tweet isn't really great for a Mefi post -- taz

2017-09-03

North Korea 's sixth nuclear test confirmed

Post 169196 by stillmoving deleted for the following reason: This is a pretty big deal that folks will want to discuss, yet perhaps we can still do a better Mefi writeup with more info rather than a bare single link post that says there's more reporting out there. -- taz

"For many people, flexibility at work can be a liberation."

Post 169214 by kaltsuro deleted for the following reason: It's against guidelines to make posts featuring companies you have a business relationship with -- taz

R.I.P. Walter Becker (Feb 20, 1950 - Sep 3, 2017)

Post 169199 by mikelieman deleted for the following reason: A much more developed post would be better -- taz

Would a giant Buddha statue in a major city lower the crime rate?

Post 169210 by mmhgloba deleted for the following reason: Very weird choice of spam, dude -- Eyebrows McGee

2017-09-02

Honestly? I needed an excuse to make my Wicker Mom joke.

Post 169185 by ActingTheGoat deleted for the following reason: These are two benign hey-look-bees stories, framed with reference to scary bee stories, inequality, ecological disaster, doom, ritual killings ... for unclear reasons? -- LobsterMitten