2008-12-31

What a horrible way to get caught.

Post 77864 by SneakyArab deleted for the following reason: Go Jennifer, but this is pretty lowbrow news-of-the-weird stuff for a post. -- cortex

Terminally Chillin

Post 77862 by maltorrance deleted for the following reason: I wish Patrick the best, but it appears you're basically promoting your friend's project here and that is not okay. -- cortex

Ahmedinajad sure does have tiny eyes

Post 77860 by parmanparman deleted for the following reason: I see what you're discussing in the thread, and you can have my double deletions when you pry them from my cold, dead hands. -- cortex

We Come In Peace

Post 77858 by chuckdarwin deleted for the following reason: seen it -- cortex

2008-12-30

Tentacle Grape!

Post 77852 by Class Goat deleted for the following reason: removed at poster's request -- mathowie

Natures Amazing Color - What Blue Means

Post 77843 by suman deleted for the following reason: Gee whiz, someone named suman is linking this appropriating-other-people's-photos-without-credit blog all over the damn place. -- cortex

2008-12-29

You have not seen this version of "Single Ladies"

Post 77821 by tumbleweedjack deleted for the following reason: this is pretty much the same as last month's version though thank you, I can never get enough rump-shaking personally. -- jessamyn

But I don't live in a movie theater!

Post 77816 by dancinglamb deleted for the following reason: I think you were aiming for Ask Mefi. -- cortex

Wu-Tang Clan Geneaology Revealed

Post 77812 by jon_hansen deleted for the following reason: Area Mefite Unaware Just How Often Onion Linked Previously, Lack Of Awareness Not Held Against Him -- cortex

2008-12-28

Roy Schneider would be proud.

Post 77796 by jwakawaka deleted for the following reason: Self-link. -- cortex

2008-12-27

Clean Coal Kills!

Post 77774 by CCBC deleted for the following reason: good links but we covered this yesterday -- mathowie

A Tent Of Gold

Post 77757 by The Whelk deleted for the following reason: Crappy writeup of non-story, meh. -- cortex

If only I'd known.

Post 77755 by vapidave deleted for the following reason: Yeah, there's not really any post here, nice as the story is. -- cortex

2008-12-26

Because I care ...

Post 77744 by DirtyCreature deleted for the following reason: W T F -- cortex

Further proof that America's Funniest Home Videos got it right.

Post 77742 by jwakawaka deleted for the following reason: Self-link. -- cortex

Cold, so Cold...

Post 77738 by svenvog deleted for the following reason: crap on an infomercial with links to fake news sites? meh. -- mathowie

Did Jane skip a lot of breakfests in her youth?

Post 77733 by Foci for Analysis deleted for the following reason: Source on this is sufficiently lacking in real meat that it's hard to see this turning into anything other than a generic argument about statistics and social science research. News-of-the-weird blips without context usually aren't great posts. -- cortex

2008-12-25

Elvis Presley Painting with Cheese Puffs on Velvet - Cheesy Art in Cheetos

Post 77717 by nitroy2k deleted for the following reason: it's totally unclear whether this is a self-link or just a sketch skectch sketchy seeming 5 am (EST) MeFi post but I think we're leaning towards better safe than sorry today. -- jessamyn

2008-12-23

Noah Grey - saying "Goodbye"?

Post 77689 by mechanima deleted for the following reason: This is more of a metatalk kind of post, and I think it's ok for someone to want to live their life offline (and not have it mean suicide) -- mathowie

2008-12-22

Anti-Catholicism

Post 77662 by jason's_planet deleted for the following reason: gave it a chance to not become "another fuck-the-Pope trainwreck" but it didn't rally. Please don't do this here. You are more than welcome to get your own blog. Thanks. -- jessamyn

credentials

Post 77642 by Pants! deleted for the following reason: Graham's been linked a number of times before, so another random essay without some compelling "why" behind it seems pretty thin as post material goes. -- cortex

Instant Tumbleweed

Post 77641 by wibbler deleted for the following reason: Self-link? Banned. -- cortex

2008-12-21

Party For Change.

Post 77632 by gman deleted for the following reason: oh god it's on repeat -- cortex

A cure for Cancer... or false hope?

Post 77624 by flipyourwig deleted for the following reason: We had a post about Kanzius earlier this year. -- cortex

2008-12-20

Marijuana stash in school

Post 77614 by longsleeves deleted for the following reason: AP wire war/drug news of the snuh blip? -- cortex

Sheep.

Post 77612 by gman deleted for the following reason: burger milgram redux redux -- cortex

Billy Anderson has a mystery illness

Post 77608 by dominica deleted for the following reason: Self-links are a bannable offense. -- cortex

A World Enslaved

Post 77603 by chunking express deleted for the following reason: And don't even get me started about how many metafilter posts about this there are compared to a thousand years ago. -- cortex

2008-12-19

Cool Christmas Greeting Creator

Post 77591 by jalvini deleted for the following reason: you're an SEO guy that posted this everywhere, and you posted press releases for it. banned, asshole. -- mathowie

Perfect Popcorn by Alton Brown

Post 77574 by zzazazz deleted for the following reason: Popcorn is pretty good stuff, but I think Food Network, Alton Brown, and Good Eats are pretty damned mainstream and this makes more sense as a personal blog post than as something worth posting on the front page of mefi. -- cortex

Who throws a shoe... really?

Post 77570 by Mastercheddaar deleted for the following reason: really there's an open post about the shoe thing. -- jessamyn

2008-12-18

Is it Flash Friday, yet?

Post 77557 by Devils Rancher deleted for the following reason: One of these days, someone's gonna make a really awesome, post-worthy flash game about throwing shoes at heads of state, but this one isn't it anymore than that other one earlier was. -- cortex

Maybe you could do a better job?

Post 77554 by QueerAngel28 deleted for the following reason: this is a little light for a FPP about a topic that has a big open thread. -- jessamyn

Do Androids Dream of Electric Sugarplums?

Post 77537 by CheeseburgerBrown deleted for the following reason: Don't post links to anything you wrote. Pretty basic and hard-set rule -- mathowie

Can I guess your birthday?

Post 77536 by hallowdmachine deleted for the following reason: posted previously -- jessamyn

2008-12-17

Punking Google Street View

Post 77513 by mkultra deleted for the following reason: i can see my house from here -- cortex

2008-12-16

I Thought Naming Your Kid Apple Was A Bad Idea...

Post 77497 by Del Far deleted for the following reason: You know who else a kid who didn't get cake from that store was named after... -- cortex

2008-12-15

Yogurt Box Cat

Post 77467 by dead cousin ted deleted for the following reason: Please phrase your doubles in the form of a question. -- cortex

Elluminate vs. Adobe Connect

Post 77465 by Mom deleted for the following reason: please repost this in AskMe Mom, thanks. -- jessamyn

I can go all the way with you.

Post 77462 by whatjusthappened deleted for the following reason: self-link, banned. -- jessamyn

Reading Microsoft .msg Files on a Mac

Post 77460 by Coherence Panda deleted for the following reason: This belongs in Ask MetaFilter. -- pb

Big Things for Love

Post 77444 by nfg deleted for the following reason: This has been posted before, last year when it was new. -- mathowie

2008-12-14

Cake Nouveau

Post 77437 by hortense deleted for the following reason: Double with a side of broken, looks like. -- cortex

God help us.

Post 77426 by the_very_hungry_caterpillar deleted for the following reason: Over the top presentation of non-story regarding song we've talked about at ridiculous length previously, with bonus "everybody go buy this thing" exhortation: not really a good post. -- cortex

2008-12-13

A new site about green building

Post 77401 by pubblicitae deleted for the following reason: Self-link by SEO marketer for the site, banned -- mathowie

2008-12-12

Ken Block Gymhkhana Practice

Post 77363 by mattoxic deleted for the following reason: posted last month -- mathowie

2008-12-11

A Disturbing Trend

Post 77362 by martinc6 deleted for the following reason: I have the only job in the world that puts a person in the position where they're required by professional obligation to utter this sentence: "These men-playing-with-Barbie sex videos are more just gross than interesting, and they're not being received well." -- cortex

This obvious of a props mistake in a major motion film?

Post 77361 by metricfan deleted for the following reason: This isn't appropriate for MetaFilter. -- pb

The 2008 URLIES

Post 77341 by interweber deleted for the following reason: disclaimer: including a disclaimer that you're linking to your workplace doens't absolve you from the self-linky rule. Remember that box you checked??? -- jessamyn -- jessamyn

Odetta passed away Tuesday

Post 77336 by einer deleted for the following reason: recently -- cortex

Rice ready, not road ready.

Post 77333 by gman deleted for the following reason: Car dealership huckster turns out to be an asshole? This is pretty weak sauce. -- cortex

2008-12-10

Zimbabwe-style hyperinflation

Post 77314 by Rafaelloello deleted for the following reason: this is a messy crypitc post to one of those blogs that steals images and smushes them all together with limited context which you have also failed to provide making it an overall bad post for metafilter. -- jessamyn

How to Buy Your Girlfriend the Perfect Holiday Gift

Post 77310 by businessninja deleted for the following reason: Hey, you're the VP of Digital Marketing at a company that does marketing for Spike, and this crappy post features a video from Spike. That's such a weird coincidence. -- cortex

2008-12-09

Best, Whirst Flic Hevher

Post 77297 by jimahon deleted for the following reason: Drink plenty of water and take a couple aspirin. -- cortex

Not as sweet as a lava lamp, perhaps

Post 77261 by Blazecock Pileon deleted for the following reason: previously -- cortex

2008-12-08

Sean Hannity Pwned.

Post 77236 by tatnasty deleted for the following reason: single link blog op ed filter. -- jessamyn

2008-12-07

In Some Ways, Worse Than Bombing

Post 77224 by aliceinreality deleted for the following reason: The previous post covered this really well and the only thing new here is an op-ed. This is a bit more than semi-double, and the thread's kind of tanking in the mean time. -- cortex

Hilarious Bohemian Rhapsody Failure

Post 77202 by rageagainsttherobots deleted for the following reason: eh -- cortex

2008-12-05

E = dance off

Post 77150 by Brandon Blatcher deleted for the following reason: *pirouettes* *mimes typing up a post* *pops, locks* -- cortex

Cool Fashion Photos

Post 77138 by perrylmadison deleted for the following reason: SEO spammer working for Conde Nast. So long you fuckface. -- mathowie

2008-12-04

2008-12-03

IT IS A MISTERY

Post 77098 by loquacious deleted for the following reason: Posted Previously -- vacapinta

Editing Window Test

Post 77075 by pb deleted for the following reason: Test in progress. -- pb

Barack Obama uses a Zune

Post 77073 by geoff. deleted for the following reason: site doesn't work -- mathowie

2008-12-02

Worst. Sex. Ever.

Post 77037 by cmoj deleted for the following reason: Titania melted as Jorge took her, fiercely yet gently, into his arms. "Not again," she cried, "I have a hair appointment at two!" But her hungering eyes betrayed her, and they got naked and started doing it for like the third time that afternoon. -- cortex

Canada the victim of power-grabbing politicians.

Post 77035 by carmelita deleted for the following reason: Seems like this is potentially interesting news presented really really poorly. -- cortex

Test Post

Post 77028 by pb deleted for the following reason: lulz over. -- pb

Printable Puzzles

Post 77023 by crawling101 deleted for the following reason: self-link -- vacapinta

Hotels Near Delhi

Post 77021 by ankitrawat deleted for the following reason: no spam, thanks -- vacapinta

2008-12-01

BushFilter

Post 77005 by Skeptic deleted for the following reason: I hate to shit in your cheerios, since you clearly put a lot of work into compiling this, but what you compiled is kind of an overwhelming pile of god knows what, much of which has gotten topical limelight on the front page previously. If there are as you say some surprising gems in there, maybe consider making a post focusing on those. -- cortex

A mother's love

Post 77001 by stupidsexyFlanders deleted for the following reason: previously -- jessamyn