2015-09-02

“Real stupidity beats artificial intelligence every time.”

Post 152644 by Fizz deleted for the following reason: This seems like weaksauce trolling on Jones' part; fun beloved light novels aren't the same as heavier also-beloved novels for the ages.... so? -- LobsterMitten

The subterranean water temples of India.

Post 152637 by Gordion Knott deleted for the following reason: These are way cool but there's another post on them from a few days ago. -- LobsterMitten

Why Millennials Are Unhappy

Post 152662 by jl87 deleted for the following reason: This is your own site and you are banned. -- restless_nomad

"I weave for outcasts, the poor, people in need"

Post 152661 by terretu deleted for the following reason: She is indeed super cool, but there's already a recent post about her. -- LobsterMitten

Her green plastic watering can for her fake Chinese rubber plant...

Post 152657 by joseph conrad is fully awesome deleted for the following reason: Oops, looks like this was posted back in March. -- LobsterMitten

"I forgot about my vagina."

Post 152656 by alby deleted for the following reason: Sorry, this is just a bit too thin, although the line you quote for the title is funny. -- LobsterMitten

2015-09-01

"the false picture of Hunt as a misogynist"

Post 152613 by andoatnp deleted for the following reason: We already had a long fighty thread about this with defenses of Hunt and counterargument mixed in; we don't need another unless there's some truly extraordinary thing happening. -- LobsterMitten

Breaking the Depleted Uranium Ceiling

Post 152605 by adamvasco deleted for the following reason: Sorry, this is a classic single-link blog op-ed. -- LobsterMitten

2015-08-31

*golf clap*

Post 152583 by a lungful of dragon deleted for the following reason: Double. -- restless_nomad

2015-08-29

A peek under Ashley's hood

Post 152543 by Dashy deleted for the following reason: Analysis of the Ashley Madison dump is probably better in the still-active previous Ashley Madison thread. -- LobsterMitten

Fair and balanced trumpeters

Post 152541 by Mezentian deleted for the following reason: Yeah, these Trump posts are overrunning our site, taking our jobs; maybe we should build a wall to contain them. -- LobsterMitten

Je suis Charlie?

Post 152545 by the man of twists and turns deleted for the following reason: Sorry for the delayed delete. I don't see a way for this discussion to go differently from the previous long fighty threads on this (for example here) and I don't think a month of accusing each other of being horrible racists vs terrorist sympathizers/dupes of theocrats is a positive for the site. -- LobsterMitten

2015-08-28

The factual response

Post 152529 by Jessica Savitch's Coke Spoon deleted for the following reason: This can go quite well in the other Katrina thread -- restless_nomad

Sometimes progressives aren't

Post 152526 by batbat deleted for the following reason: This is a wrenching personal account, but the active petition basically disqualifies it on procedural grounds, and content-wise it's one of those "horrible thing is horrible" posts that we try to keep to a minimum, as they seldom lead to good threads. -- restless_nomad

2015-08-26

The purrfect escape from your current life

Post 152456 by Wordshore deleted for the following reason: Alas for would-be cat roadies, this is a bit thin for a post. -- LobsterMitten

Virginia TV Reporter and Cameraman Shot On Air

Post 152447 by Rev. Syung Myung Me deleted for the following reason: This is terrible, but not clear why it's a good post for MeFi. -- LobsterMitten

A Murder on Live TV

Post 152467 by standardasparagus deleted for the following reason: The super-dramatic second-person is not a good way to frame a difficult story, sorry. -- restless_nomad

"can throw laddoos at great speed and with deadly accuracy"

Post 152436 by Ziggy500 deleted for the following reason: oops, looks like we discussed this back in January -- taz

2015-08-25

Blowback from the nail salon industry

Post 152428 by ChuckRamone deleted for the following reason: Sorry, this is a kind of call-to-action (/sign our petition) site that don't usually make for great FPP material, but would be a good comment in the still-open for a short time previous thread. -- LobsterMitten

2015-08-24

Some advice from your elders

Post 152382 by gwint deleted for the following reason: Whoops, just the other day. -- cortex

You make a grown man cry

Post 152380 by octothorpe deleted for the following reason: Cool, we'll go with JHarris' post. -- cortex

Happy birthday, Windows 95

Post 152398 by DoctorFedora deleted for the following reason: Double. -- LobsterMitten

Ororo Munroe and Lucas Cage, enjoy the sound of the Rance Allen Trio.

Post 152393 by signal deleted for the following reason: Oops, it does look like this is a double. -- LobsterMitten

2015-08-23

Aw yee!

Post 152372 by BiggerJ deleted for the following reason: Hey, the earlier thread is still open, so you can add this there -- taz

Alternate-Universe Hugo Ballot

Post 152361 by orchidfox deleted for the following reason: Hey sorry, this is a good link but probably belongs in the existing Hugo thread from yesterday. -- LobsterMitten