2015-07-01

The SCOTUS Marriage Decision, in Haiku

Post 150864 by ubiquity deleted for the following reason: Cute, but also very wee and has come up in the main SCOTUS/marriage quality thread. -- cortex

2015-06-30

Inside Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects group

Post 150837 by stevep2007 deleted for the following reason: Self-link, banned. -- cortex

You get some extra time today.

Post 150830 by waterandrock deleted for the following reason: Double. -- restless_nomad

What exactly ARE Minions?

Post 150827 by ourt deleted for the following reason: omg, they're EVERYWHERE! -- taz

2015-06-29

"HOLY SHIT!" said my Dad..."I love the 21st century"

Post 150818 by shockingbluamp deleted for the following reason: Twilight: Old Moon -- cortex

Why Coke Cost A Nickel For 70 Years

Post 150806 by amitai deleted for the following reason: Neat but looks like we basically saw this a few years back. -- cortex

1, 2, 3, 4, I declare I like war.

Post 150793 by HarveyDenture deleted for the following reason: Posts linking to someone you are friends with / have worked with are not allowed -- taz

2015-06-26

A major step in Vatican/Palestine relations

Post 150760 by rmd1023 deleted for the following reason: This could do with more contextualization and, ideally, a post time that isn't late-ish on a very busy Friday. -- restless_nomad

Je Suis Bangor Daily!

Post 150740 by markkraft deleted for the following reason: Guy seems thoroughly unpleasant for sure, but framing the post around that notion makes for sort of axegrindy political newsfilter. That's not a good basis for a post I'm afraid. -- goodnewsfortheinsane

2015-06-25

Healthcare Upheld

Post 150717 by leotrotsky deleted for the following reason: If there are important decisions to discuss, probably better to put together a post that has some lay-reader-friendly explanations/analyses too? -- LobsterMitten

2015-06-24

metafilters own heartbroken sockpuppetry

Post 150712 by Jacen deleted for the following reason: This doesn't belong on the blue. -- LobsterMitten

2015-06-23

Who Needs the Women's Vote? Not Scott.

Post 150678 by bearwife deleted for the following reason: We've had a lot of threads about the awfulness of Scott Walker, and it's not clear to me what light another one will shed on the situation, sorry. -- restless_nomad

"It's great I've lived long enough to see my stuff in antique shops"

Post 150668 by Going To Maine deleted for the following reason: We've already got a Featherstone obit post, maybe pop your links in there. -- LobsterMitten

"a ... weaker correlation between psychopathy and all online commenting"

Post 150667 by the man of twists and turns deleted for the following reason: I think we've seen this research before. -- LobsterMitten

Help me cut and compile short clips from various youtube videos

Post 150664 by mrsh deleted for the following reason: Hey there, looks like you meant to post this to AskMetafilter. Go ahead and post it over there. -- LobsterMitten

2015-06-22

The Philadelphia Phillies are not a good baseball team

Post 150657 by Drinky Die deleted for the following reason: Eh, this is cute, but highlighting the Philies-sux, baseball-sux thing is weirdly fight-starty framing for a funny slight thing. -- LobsterMitten

#dowehavetodoeverything?

Post 150651 by roomthreeseventeen deleted for the following reason: I love SCOTUSblog and find this particular recurring dynamic sort of funny too, but we don't need a post just linking to their twitter. -- cortex

2015-06-20

Go get me a Big Boy

Post 150601 by pjern deleted for the following reason: poster's request -- LobsterMitten

Spot the Ball

Post 150598 by nevercalm deleted for the following reason: Heya, open World Cup thread just down the page, add this there. -- cortex

The Hidden History of Juneteenth

Post 150595 by BartFargo deleted for the following reason: This'd be fine as part of post about Juneteenth but on its own it's a little on the thin side for a huge anniversary of something more important. -- cortex

2015-06-19

The tripping neural network

Post 150588 by bookman117 deleted for the following reason: The article is looping! -- LobsterMitten

"I never knew how good a hug could feel."

Post 150583 by roomthreeseventeen deleted for the following reason: Sorry, this is a nice story, but it's very very brief and doesn't seem like it has a further element that raises it to the level of supporting a MeFi post. -- LobsterMitten

Sweating like a pig, feeling like a fox

Post 150582 by billiebee deleted for the following reason: Oops, sorry, looks like a double. -- LobsterMitten

Building A Relentlessly Gay Garden

Post 150565 by Joeruckus deleted for the following reason: I'm sorry to be a stickler for protocol here, but the rule against linking to active fundraising campaigns is one of the few areas where we're sticklers for protocol as a matter of course, I'm afraid. -- goodnewsfortheinsane

Charlotte shooting leaves Jon Stewart jokeless (but not speechless)

Post 150564 by hippybear deleted for the following reason: This is great but there's an active Charleston shooting thread. This has been mentioned there as well; maybe best to stick to one thread for now so as to not dilute the discussion. -- goodnewsfortheinsane