2015-05-22

Thirteen Aphorisms

Post 149860 by Chocolate Pickle deleted for the following reason: Eh, I don't think anybody's really sitting around wondering what Ted Nugent has to say at this point to the degree that it merits a post. -- cortex

It all began with Larry "Bud" Melman...

Post 149853 by AlonzoMosleyFBI deleted for the following reason: Bummer about the facebook visibility wall; do-over if the content gets rehosted in a generally available way would be fine. -- cortex

2015-05-21

Nothing valued is here.

Post 149838 by Sticherbeast deleted for the following reason: Double. -- restless_nomad

GMO - the science

Post 149823 by storybored deleted for the following reason: We've had a bunch of fights about GMO over the years and it sounds like this piece is from a questionable source anyway, so maybe better to skip it this time. -- LobsterMitten

2015-05-20

Printing a wall-sized world map

Post 149789 by mr. manager deleted for the following reason: This map's no good, we're going in circles! -- cortex

2015-05-19

This is a High Concept Reality Show

Post 149766 by Atreides deleted for the following reason: This is bizarre for sure, but seems like it's not the product of someone who's in a good place, so it's maybe kind of point-and-laugh to throw attention on it. -- LobsterMitten

2015-05-18

your feline's feces, frisked, for a fee

Post 149746 by captivepredator deleted for the following reason: Heya, looks like this is about something running an active Kickstarter; a post about it after that's done could be okay but right now that's not workable. -- cortex

Sam Harris and Noam Chomsky - An Unpleasant and Fruitless Encounter

Post 149739 by xigxag deleted for the following reason: Post-text-as-sarcastic-takedown-of-post-subject is generally not a workable approach to framing a post to the front page. -- cortex

*arm flail*

Post 149733 by feckless fecal fear mongering deleted for the following reason: Already! -- taz

2015-05-16

I don't need feminism because what I need is to bite you

Post 149705 by ChurchHatesTucker deleted for the following reason: Raising cat consciousness is a worthy goal, but we discussed this tumblr back when the 'women against feminism' thing was originally going around and I don't know that we need to rehash it. -- LobsterMitten

Thing Explainer

Post 149703 by HillbillyInBC deleted for the following reason: Aw, sorry, I love Up-Goer Five and I'm beyond excited for this book, but just the announcement that there will be a book isn't quite enough for a MeFi post. A post needs to have something for folks to read or look at on the web. Maybe when the book comes out he'll have sample pages to link to, and this could be a post then? -- LobsterMitten

Cruz control

Post 149701 by growabrain deleted for the following reason: Funny but a bit thin for now; as you say, maybe later? -- LobsterMitten

2015-05-15

Girl Scouts Are Our Future

Post 149686 by five fresh fish deleted for the following reason: Neat, but this is a pretty short blog post and kind of more of a here's-my-personal-thoughts approach to your framing than is really normal for a front page post. -- cortex

The KING is gone...

Post 149684 by shockingbluamp deleted for the following reason: earlier today -- cortex

Kittens against oppression

Post 149682 by Lanark deleted for the following reason: This is a little too much "this is my opinion" to work as a mefi post. -- cortex

Analyzing Mad Max car chase scenes with infographics.

Post 149674 by joseph conrad is fully awesome deleted for the following reason: Heya, the previously is from two days ago, go ahead and add this stuff there. -- cortex

We Don't Need Another Hero(ine)

Post 149670 by helmutdog deleted for the following reason: There's a post about the movie from a couple days ago, and a new one just to gawk at horrible people being horrible does not seem like a good use of the front page. -- cortex

The Thrill Is Gone

Post 149663 by jfuller deleted for the following reason: Posted about just now, sorry. -- goodnewsfortheinsane

2015-05-14

2015-05-13

Gratuitous sexism

Post 149606 by jedicus deleted for the following reason: Eh, I appreciate a good deadpan Hasselhoffian condemnation of endemic sexism as much as the next person but this seems kinda thin for a post. -- cortex

1. Eternal life. 2. The strike zone. & 3. Good waves

Post 149602 by gwint deleted for the following reason: Heya, looks like we just had a post about Norris a couple months ago. -- cortex

2015-05-12

The Big Lebowskemoji

Post 149591 by joseph conrad is fully awesome deleted for the following reason: Double. -- restless_nomad

Men In Black no, not the movies.

Post 149582 by eggtooth deleted for the following reason: This seems kinda thin for a post about notional international governmental disclosures. Maybe we can wait until either the US or Russia does, in fact, make some definitive statement about the UFOs next week and there's some concomitant substantial reporting to link to. -- cortex

Saying No to Obamacare

Post 149577 by zzazazz deleted for the following reason: Active fundraiser link makes this a problem in any case, but "people are being brutal in the comments" is pretty unlikely to be a good basis for a post regardless of sympathetic or not-so-sympathetic intentions. -- cortex

2015-05-11

Denzel Washington's commencement address

Post 149557 by Seekerofsplendor deleted for the following reason: Hey, sorry, this seems to be a nice but not very distinctive commencement speech; if there's something I'm missing about why it rises above others, hit us up at the contact form. -- LobsterMitten