2019-05-20

In the wake of the Eurovision

Post 180997 by avi111 deleted for the following reason: This would probably work better in the Fanfare Eurovision thread -- taz

2019-05-19

Majority of Americans want to ban the teaching of Arabic numberals

Post 180989 by TDGoddard deleted for the following reason: Yeah, no -- restless_nomad

2019-05-18

Then the hangover began.

Post 180974 by Homo neanderthalensis deleted for the following reason: Eh, seems like this may go better in the open Uber IPO thread -- LobsterMitten

2019-05-17

I went back and checked my date book from that year.

Post 180959 by dancestoblue deleted for the following reason: Sorry, surprise suicide content isn't going to work, and in general we want suicide-related posts to follow best practices in reporting on the subject -- LobsterMitten

Morfeus - Computer center

Post 180948 by adamk127 deleted for the following reason: This is spam and you are banned. -- goodnewsfortheinsane

2019-05-16

A "normal" day in grandma's life

Post 180942 by Foci for Analysis deleted for the following reason: Seems like this might need more context to land better; nixing with poster's buy-in. -- cortex

2019-05-14

Tim Conway RIP

Post 180898 by DJZouke deleted for the following reason: Yep, someone posted an obit thread earlier today. -- cortex

2019-05-13

Music video riddle

Post 180863 by adept256 deleted for the following reason: Hey, looks like this was meant for Ask Metafilter; go ahead and post over there! -- taz

Doris Day has died

Post 180873 by lungtaworld deleted for the following reason: An obit should really have better content than a link to a Wikipedia subheading. -- restless_nomad

2019-05-11

Does recycling work?

Post 180842 by TDGoddard deleted for the following reason: This is against the rules. -- restless_nomad

2019-05-10

Is It OK To Eat This? [Hell No! Edition]

Post 180836 by chavenet deleted for the following reason: I'm not sure that this is framed in a way that's going to lead to a productive conversation. -- restless_nomad

doun drissit

Post 180835 by sacrifix deleted for the following reason: This is not going to go over well -- restless_nomad

2019-05-08

The Climate Change Paper So Depressing It's Sending People to Therapy

Post 180788 by Pyrogenesis deleted for the following reason: This doesn't seem like a good idea -- LobsterMitten

2019-05-06

Arms and the Journalist

Post 180747 by backseatpilot deleted for the following reason: This looks like clickbait / ragebait "let's all fight" filter, and doesn't seem to have much to offer in terms of value for pain ... if there's actually something worthwhile here, let us know and maybe we can help you work up a (hopefully!) better way to present it. Thanks. -- taz

Typography 2020: A special listicle for America

Post 180746 by Wolfdog deleted for the following reason: Sorry, it looks like the author does not want for sites like us to link to them, and has an interstitial page blocking direct access -- taz

2019-05-05

Through the Looking Glass and beyond.

Post 180740 by adamvasco deleted for the following reason: Feeling the need to preemptively shout at the mods in your own post about how you should be allowed to make said post is a pretty good sign that you should skip making that post. -- cortex

2019-05-01

Ding Dong - Help Wanted: Doorbell News Managing Editor

Post 180682 by j810c deleted for the following reason: Heya, this may be worth a post but it needs to not be framed in such a personal "here's my thoughts and questions" editorial voice to work on the front page. -- cortex

2019-04-24

The contradictions of a social-media lightning rod...

Post 180567 by PhineasGage deleted for the following reason: I don't see this going anywhere useful; contrarian take on how unfair it is that people are provoked by a contrarian provocateur? -- LobsterMitten

Which plugin can I use to create similar expandable text areas?

Post 180564 by Peter_B deleted for the following reason: Oops, this belongs on AskMe. [Also please remember that promotional or spam links are prohibited here and can lead to losing your account.] -- LobsterMitten

2019-04-23

360+ Car Truck and SUV Photos from the 2019 New York Auto Show

Post 180558 by driverbase deleted for the following reason: *slaps roof of car* this bad boy can fit so many bannings in it -- cortex

Did Stem Cell Therapy Help Tiger Woods Win The Masters?

Post 180553 by StemCellPower deleted for the following reason: This is spam and you are banned. -- LobsterMitten

2019-04-22

Of course, you'll be sedated first.

Post 180532 by Diskeater deleted for the following reason: Hey, by "more context" I definitely didn't mean "exactly the same tone but with one more line added". Sorry if that was unclear. -- restless_nomad

2019-04-19

What's in a Name?

Post 180504 by TruthfulCalling deleted for the following reason: There are a lot of name/ancestry sites and they don't necessarily deserve a thread on Metafilter -- restless_nomad

2019-04-16

Alberta 2019

Post 180463 by sylvanshine deleted for the following reason: Heya, looks like there's a Canadian election post from just a a few days ago that it might make more sense to add this to as a comment? -- cortex