2007-08-31

BAHHHHHH!

Post 64330 by Ira.metafilter deleted for the following reason: That's...that's just not all that great. -- cortex

67,000 miles per hour

Post 64324 by four panels deleted for the following reason: We had a post about Weisman's post-human Earth stuff pretty recently. -- cortex

2007-08-30

Test Post

Post 64305 by pb deleted for the following reason: test post

Cat Photography

Post 64299 by broadsurf deleted for the following reason: Self-links are bad. Banned. -- cortex

2007-08-29

Your Moment of Zen

Post 64267 by designbot deleted for the following reason: Yeah, this is pretty meh news-of-the-weird Rovewatch stuff, and now people are writing creepy fan fiction in the comments. Maybe not so much with this. -- cortex

2007-08-28

I wish these were brains.

Post 64241 by wfrgms deleted for the following reason: been there, done that! -- mathowie

2007-08-27

Tale of the mechanical virus

Post 64185 by Brockstar deleted for the following reason: post is a bit meh, and brockstar is a contributor on the blog -- mathowie

9/11 YOU'RE GOING TO DIE!!! 9/11 Terror! 9/11

Post 64176 by orthogonality deleted for the following reason: while I appreciate that you posted earlier in the day this post is still a bunch of OMG blockquotes even though linking to fairly decent articles but you really have to consider both the style and the substance around here. -- jessamyn

2007-08-26

How walkable is your neighborhood?

Post 64150 by stbalbach deleted for the following reason: This double post is hella walkable. -- cortex

2007-08-25

2007-08-24

From Soup to Nuts

Post 64120 by Poolio deleted for the following reason: not so rgeat, also poster's request. -- jessamyn

Yuo can has music

Post 64117 by boo_radley deleted for the following reason: oh god not an encore -- cortex

Castro dead?

Post 64110 by Space Kitty deleted for the following reason: Yeah, how about we not post speculation from a gossip column. -- cortex

Gay or High School Musical?

Post 64106 by NedderLander deleted for the following reason: Yeah, so Ned Horsey writes for radaronline. You did see the bit about self-links being a bannable offense, right? -- cortex

symbolic demotion

Post 64098 by chuckdarwin deleted for the following reason: This was like so five minutes four years ago, chuck. -- cortex

2007-08-23

The controversial art of Image Retargeting

Post 64073 by aladfar deleted for the following reason: Try and dynamically resize this! -- cortex

Smash!

Post 64067 by serazin deleted for the following reason: Crash test doubles! -- cortex

2007-08-22

Gaming taken to a whole new level of geekery

Post 64054 by echolalia67 deleted for the following reason: My god, it's spreading! Go ahead and follow up in the thread from yesterday, please. -- cortex

Someone got AskMe plates.

Post 64051 by SirStan deleted for the following reason: My vanity plate says METATLK -- cortex

2007-08-21

Oh lord won't you buy me a decent marketing website

Post 64028 by Samuel Farrow deleted for the following reason: you know, you explained to me why you thought this post as a good one, and I sort of decided to see what MeFi thought of it, but MeFi sort of thinks it's a pepsi blue not that great post. I'm sorry. -- jessamyn

John Cage Rocks

Post 64006 by jennydiski deleted for the following reason: Congrats on your first double post, jennydiski. You are now officially One Of Us. -- cortex

2007-08-20

Where can I get quality canvas tote bags? Recycled/organic cotton even better.

Post 63995 by subpixel deleted for the following reason: I think you were looking for Ask Metafilter. -- cortex

Vick heads to the Doghouse

Post 63992 by b_thinky deleted for the following reason: See previous deleted thread for link to still-open previouser thread. -- cortex

Vick Accepts Deal

Post 63988 by sephira deleted for the following reason: This isn't really a big enough of a deal to merit a new post just for the update. Previous threads; the more recent is still open. -- cortex

best of the printed out web?

Post 63985 by mattbucher deleted for the following reason: Cute. Kind of a terrible front page post, but cute. -- cortex

2007-08-19

What is Mesothelioma?

Post 63972 by The Confessor deleted for the following reason: Looks like a stunt post made after reading about the metatalk thread -- mathowie

Daddy Mojo Custom Cigar Box Guitars

Post 63963 by hama7 deleted for the following reason: posted previously more or less -- jessamyn

Jaeger Bombs! Jaeger Bombs!

Post 63960 by jason's_planet deleted for the following reason: There're are a whole lot of humor videos on collegehumor; it should probably be pretty damn good to get posted, and this one's not being received very well. -- cortex

This will be a continuing series. Because there's a LOT of insane fantasy artists.

Post 63956 by metasonix deleted for the following reason: Things I'll never tell my mom about my second job #17: today I deleted a post about furry/naga sex comics because the linked materail just wasn't very interesting or notable yiffery. There might be an interesting post to be made here, but just a link to Darin's site and an inchoate comic? It's pretty thin. -- cortex

2007-08-18

New York City subway performers

Post 63941 by crypticvalentine deleted for the following reason: This is a link to a non-public playlist. Literally nothing to see here. -- cortex

Redundant design

Post 63937 by salishsea deleted for the following reason: This is one of those vestigial posts. -- cortex

2007-08-17

They hate our freedoms

Post 63923 by CameraObscura deleted for the following reason: This falls pretty short of post-worthy. -- cortex

Wikid Game

Post 63914 by armoured-ant deleted for the following reason: posted previously -- jessamyn

The Jazz Man

Post 63903 by Mblue deleted for the following reason: previous -- jessamyn
Post 63901 by Effigy2000 deleted for the following reason: posted previously -- jessamyn

2007-08-16

The Saddest Thing I Own

Post 63883 by Atom Eyes deleted for the following reason: This is the saddest doublepost I've ever deleted. -- cortex

Fascism on Parade

Post 63874 by Secret Life of Gravy deleted for the following reason: LOLFRINGEGROUPPRESSRELEASE? This is pretty thin post material, and the smarmy editorializing in the post doesn't help. -- cortex

2007-08-15

Torontofilter: What's going down?

Post 63867 by anthill deleted for the following reason: Take it to Ask Metafilter, buddypants. -- cortex

Rock ya like a hurricane, bro!

Post 63866 by Mayor Curley deleted for the following reason: That's it? Scorpion in bananas in Bangor? Local news at its mehst. -- cortex

Quagmire.

Post 63862 by eunoia deleted for the following reason: blarg. by which I mean single link political dorky newsfilter youtubery not really that great any more questions? -- jessamyn
Post 63855 by XQUZYPHYR deleted for the following reason: proseviously -- cortex

I *still* support the 1872 Yellowstone Park Act.

Post 63846 by Afroblanco deleted for the following reason: At 51 (!) previous links on the front page, I think we've pretty much got McSweeneys covered, at least on the "here's a reasonably funny but otherwise unexceptional single entry" angle. Also, SNARKY RANT PHAICE. -- cortex

Cabela's has some weird stuff.

Post 63843 by scratch deleted for the following reason: This is just kind of going really badly. scratch, weird catalog stuff is amusing and whatnot but your presentation was kind a personal-bloggish and the every-second-comment post defense isn't a great idea. -- cortex

2007-08-14

Feeding frenzy

Post 63836 by MaryDellamorte deleted for the following reason: Somebody posted this last Caturday. -- cortex

Keanu? Where are you?

Post 63828 by nevercalm deleted for the following reason: There's a 100% chance that this is a simulation of a previous post. -- cortex

Hope and Despair in Divided Iraq

Post 63825 by Kwantsar deleted for the following reason: please post this in the iraq thread already on the front page - this newsfilter article doesn't really seem to merit its own fpp -- jessamyn

Can someone with a Jewish background explain/justify this for me?

Post 63824 by Cosine deleted for the following reason: This is not a good post for the front page of mefi. You might take it to AskMe, but there's a wealth of info on Israel/Palestine elsewhere on the web that you might check out first. -- cortex

zoom zoom zoom

Post 63821 by vronsky deleted for the following reason: pretty much done that -- cortex

Cow Powered University

Post 63812 by johoney deleted for the following reason: this post is against the rules and you have abused our good graces here. -- jessamyn

2007-08-13

What Games Can Humans Still Win?

Post 63798 by gelfmag deleted for the following reason: self-link, banned -- mathowie

We have a really slick and smug government and the children are being neglected...

Post 63794 by es_de_bah deleted for the following reason: Lightweight (plus political drama?) news blip—there might be some fascinating background on this kid, but these aren't it—and the other story is a double. -- cortex

Now with 100% pure jism!

Post 63779 by PeterMcDermott deleted for the following reason: FREE HAMBURGLAR -- cortex

Only George Bush can protect us from this threat!

Post 63778 by Pope Guilty deleted for the following reason: Choose Your Own Deletion: (a) more like george w romero amirite? (b) eh. This is just a no-brainer editing joke, on a day where we've already got a boiling bushco post. -- cortex

Is what New York never liked about Rudy Giuliani exactly what the heartland loves?

Post 63776 by Postroad deleted for the following reason: please take axe-grindy political posts elsewhere -- jessamyn

2007-08-12

That's a whole lot of text-messaging, sonny.

Post 63757 by metasonix deleted for the following reason: It's just an obvious non-starter news-of-the-weird blip. By itself, this isn't really a good post. -- cortex

Science Tattoos

Post 63753 by Kattullus deleted for the following reason: This is the flickr set of the pics from this recent post. -- cortex

2007-08-11

it is abomination

Post 63729 by four panels deleted for the following reason: this is a "look at these assholes" post with extra outrage thrown in for good measure. -- jessamyn

2007-08-10

feat. G.W.B.

Post 63719 by EarBucket deleted for the following reason: meh? is this anything other than an LOLBush post with some weak sauce youtubery and maybe one decent half amusing video? -- jessamyn

Develop your Emotional Intelligence or Die Early

Post 63712 by Chinese Jet Pilot deleted for the following reason: I'm glad you're doing well, but this a really weird blog-entry thing to post to Metafilter. -- cortex

Chimpanzees are vengeful but not spiteful

Post 63705 by overhauser deleted for the following reason: this is an abstract to a paper not available without purchase so as a songle-link goes it's pretty "eh" -- jessamyn

Bill O'Reilly vs. .....The Bourne Ultimatum?

Post 63700 by DougieZero1982 deleted for the following reason: Hey, you know? Linking to Bill while complaining about Bill is exactly and precisely what Bill wants people to do. Aside from that, this is just a frickin' link to a Bill O'Reilly op-ed. Bad post. -- cortex

Catholic Girls! Do you know how they go?

Post 63696 by SansPoint deleted for the following reason: Fox affiliate drums up non-controversy crappy little shock segment? Why is this worth posting? -- cortex

2007-08-07

Barry who?

Post 63643 by Silune deleted for the following reason: There's no reason not to discuss Sadaharu in the other thread. -- cortex

756

Post 63641 by jckll deleted for the following reason: this is a really really weak post. this is a newsfilter post. This is an announcement post. This is a one link post to a one sentence piece of news. there are many great ways to tell us about the long struggle that got barry bonds to where he is today or even a better link to better content. This is not that post. I am sorry. -- jessamyn

Adding Injury to Injury

Post 63634 by emjaybee deleted for the following reason: "This thread would be a more impressive race to the bottom if the poster hadn't given it such a head start." seriously, it's hard enough to talk about sensitive topics without a totally loaded post abotu them. if someone else wants to try this story again, please feel free. -- jessamyn

Sea Leopards Hunting Penguins

Post 63630 by jonson deleted for the following reason: RAWR double post chomp chomp -- jessamyn

You've been totally 0wn3d by Michael Ignatieff!

Post 63626 by geos deleted for the following reason: A ranty ironic-but-no-really huffpo editorial about someone else's bad essay? Where's the part of this post that would go anything but badly? -- cortex

Through Being Cool

Post 63621 by LinusMines deleted for the following reason: A craigslist rant doesn't seem like particularly good front page material, especially one pretty much custom-built to start an Aussie/American flamewar. -- cortex

...A non-emergent emergency, it seems.

Post 63611 by objet deleted for the following reason: SLBOE - thats sinlge link blog op-ed which isn't really mitigated by linking to the document that the progressive is fuming about. I know this wasn't your main intention, at least I hope not, but this is sort of a "look at these assholes" post on a topic that really good be given some sort of a more serious treatment. -- jessamyn

Gimme Friction Baby

Post 63610 by MetaMonkey deleted for the following reason: Friction burn. -- cortex

2007-08-06

Tonight on Dateline, this man will die.

Post 63608 by bijou deleted for the following reason: Gosh darn summer reruns... -- cortex

2007-08-05

Danger: Jealous Computers

Post 63569 by lslutsky deleted for the following reason: at the heart of it, this is just a lame commercial for nokia -- mathowie

2007-08-04

I Hate You All

Post 63554 by mr_crash_davis deleted for the following reason: I would like to make a long post explaining why I am deleting this, but there isn't much to say except "sucks" -- jessamyn

101 Simple Summer Meals

Post 63549 by St Urbain's Horseman deleted for the following reason: we ate 47 of these meals tonight at my house because we read about it previously on metafilter. -- jessamyn

Misrepresented?

Post 63538 by puddnhead deleted for the following reason: why is your post so bereft of explanation and so SLBOEfiltery. Please make a post to something neat you found on the web, not wikipedia articles and juxtaposed forum postings without giving us some idea of why you think it's so interesting. I can't even tell if this is a "look at these assholes" post or not -- jessamyn

Oh, boy, sleep! That's where I'm a viking!

Post 63531 by sluglicker deleted for the following reason: I woke up at four in the morning, out of the blue, and I couldn't figure out why until, sipping some water and rubbing my bleary eyes, I glanced at the front page of Metafilter. "Ah," I thought to myself, "that explains it". -- cortex

2007-08-03

marine mischief

Post 63526 by nickyskye deleted for the following reason: dos boot -- cortex

Vintage Polish Movie Posters Galleries

Post 63502 by Gamblor deleted for the following reason: New site, but we've done this a few times previously. Darned quadruples. -- cortex

2007-08-02

Champ. Hero. Star.

Post 63490 by hindmost deleted for the following reason: You were beaten to the incredibly well-choreographed punch. -- cortex

Full Books

Post 63488 by hama7 deleted for the following reason: This seems to be nothing but a bad scrape of gutenberg.org. -- cortex

No abortion without paternal consent

Post 63485 by oncogenesis deleted for the following reason: See previously; until something actually happens, this is just a wacky (if disheartening) bluff. -- cortex

to everything there is a season

Post 63480 by vronsky deleted for the following reason: Man, people are flagging the heck out of this thing. And what's with the ugly Swiss blog with the assist? Weird choice of links. -- cortex

T-Mo's Unlimited International Email: country links, caveats & notes

Post 63479 by allterrainbrain deleted for the following reason: I'd say this post is in the wrong place, but I don't think there is a place for this kind of thing. -- mathowie

I'll Need To See Your Hall Pass, Miss

Post 63471 by bitter-girl.com deleted for the following reason: This might be notable if the wingnut bill ever gets anywhere near passing; for now it's just point-and-laugh/holler material. Kudos on the Ohio link roundup, though. -- cortex

2007-08-01

Time to cancel your subscriptions...

Post 63439 by Ø deleted for the following reason: And already he's simulcasting on Metafilter! -- cortex