2016-12-06

What is the Minimum Viable Citizen?

Post 163819 by I_Love_Bananas deleted for the following reason: The problem described is interesting but the article is full of prime fight-starting material and doesn't really offer any useful suggestions as an answer to the question, seems like a recipe for a lot of heat and little light. -- LobsterMitten

Carryon Shame

Post 163818 by Foci for Analysis deleted for the following reason: Sorry, eh, we've had the fight about reduced space in airplanes a lot, plus this seems to be from a couple years ago, and public-shamey-photos stuff is always sort of dicey in the first place. -- LobsterMitten

2016-12-05

Amazon Go

Post 163782 by asymptotic deleted for the following reason: what? -- cortex

Cave of Munits

Post 163802 by jorgemontenegro deleted for the following reason: This is a self link, which is prohibited here, and you are banned. -- LobsterMitten

Like watching a train wreck in slow motion

Post 163799 by louigi deleted for the following reason: Sloooowly crashing into this post from earlier today -- LobsterMitten

Fake News Explosion Near End of Election

Post 163793 by xammerboy deleted for the following reason: This is of a piece with a lot of stuff that's been discussed in a few recent threads, probably better as a link in e.g. this or this. -- cortex

2016-12-04

#NotMyOrnament

Post 163769 by yoga deleted for the following reason: eh -- cortex

2016-12-03

Now is the time

Post 163753 by infini deleted for the following reason: Heya, sorry, "how must we respond to this election" thinkpieces should go in the current post-election thread. -- LobsterMitten

No Stranger to Truth and Bullshit

Post 163752 by xtian deleted for the following reason: Heya, sorry, we're still corralling stuff about this into the post-election threads, so bring your links over there. -- LobsterMitten

Pastor Jim Bakker Helps You Prepare For Trump's America

Post 163760 by Mr.Pointy deleted for the following reason: Most of these links are either doubles or Trump-related and can go in the election thread -- Eyebrows McGee

2016-12-02

The Eric Clapton Collection

Post 163748 by growabrain deleted for the following reason: this is interesting, but with the way it's framed, people are reading this as a direct ad and it's getting a lot of flags. Maybe repost tomorrow with some more context (like an article about the sale) and/or different wording to make it a little clearer -- or contact us and we can edit right away and undelete. Thanks. -- taz

So a comedian and a hatemonger are sitting next to each other on a plane

Post 163747 by not_on_display deleted for the following reason: Better to add this to the current ongoing discussion about election results, Trumps, etc. Thanks! -- taz

I HAVE A STRONG JAWLINE IS ALL.

Post 163740 by Johnny Wallflower deleted for the following reason: This is kind of a compilation of all possible fights on Metafilter without any real commentary or additional value. -- restless_nomad

2016-12-01

Pony Request: Different timeframe options in popular section

Post 163727 by mulligan deleted for the following reason: Go ahead and make a MetaTalk post about this and/or send us a note at the contact form. -- restless_nomad

Buzz Aldrin evacuated from South Pole

Post 163708 by easily confused deleted for the following reason: I like basically all the nouns in this post but this is a pretty thin press-release sort of thing at this point. Maybe revisit if there turns out to be more meat to it than "ill famous person evacuated from place with limited medical resources". -- cortex

Hottest Lexus Ever

Post 163725 by gryphonlover deleted for the following reason: This is funny but not really enough of anything but clever marketing to sustain a post. -- restless_nomad

2016-11-30

Screws fell from the mainmast like raindrops

Post 163692 by Chrysostom deleted for the following reason: Sorry, looks like there are several previous posts on this. -- LobsterMitten

2016-11-29

Useful: GAO email for addressing auditing Trump's conflicts of interest

Post 163669 by Geameade deleted for the following reason: Sorry, Mefi isn't for posting this kind of thing as an FPP. Election stuff can go in the current election thread, calls to action can also go in this Metatalk. -- LobsterMitten

2016-11-28

The Cats in the Hats

Post 163642 by carter deleted for the following reason: Cats in Hats so Nice we Posted them Twice (Sorry! go ahead and add extra links over there!) -- taz

2016-11-26

Finally some good news

Post 163628 by philip-random deleted for the following reason: this is pretty thin -- taz

2016's Spiral Jetty

Post 163616 by standardasparagus deleted for the following reason: Yep, mixed this yesterday too. A post about it once it's not fundraising anymore would be fine. -- cortex

Ron Glass: 1941 - 2016

Post 163619 by catlet deleted for the following reason: Man, that's a bummer, but let's maybe wait for something slightly less perfunctory/blurby to build a post around. -- cortex

2016-11-25

This was just empty land. Now there’s a hole there. That’s life.

Post 163604 by numaner deleted for the following reason: yeah, god bless 'em and all but I think we can pass on this as a candidate for an exception to the fundraiser proscription -- cortex

I am a Marxist-Leninist, and I will be a Marxist-Leninist until the last

Post 163612 by googlebombed deleted for the following reason: Deleted earlier; let's get something a little better -- taz

Fidel Castro (August 13, 1926 - November 25, 2016)

Post 163610 by Ouverture deleted for the following reason: Please let's construct an actual post around this, not just an announcement. -- restless_nomad