2009-04-30

A Timeline of Internet Memes

Post 81302 by GuyZero deleted for the following reason: This timeline is a circle. -- pb

The Far Right's First 100 Days

Post 81277 by stbalbach deleted for the following reason: single link blog op-ed. While not a bad article, pull quotes that editorialize aren't entirey different from basically editorializing. There is a politicalfilter site which is just for politics. -- jessamyn

2009-04-29

Crisis vs. Copyright

Post 81262 by ZenMasterThis deleted for the following reason: Posts with heavy editorializing don't work very well here. -- pb

hugs and bikes who could ask for anything more

Post 81251 by aniola deleted for the following reason: double post. -- pb

Missing the Obama campaign photos?

Post 81247 by CunningLinguist deleted for the following reason: Posted previously -- mathowie

It's a video of a dog peeing for a long time.

Post 81244 by jbickers deleted for the following reason: yeah, no, this is pretty lame -- mathowie

2009-04-28

Pay-per-click humiliation?

Post 81233 by azarbayejani deleted for the following reason: what in the twiddling fuck is wrong with the internet today -- cortex

She's Asking For It

Post 81232 by AzraelBrown deleted for the following reason: This is kind of a recipe for ugliness, and I don't know what the hell you were thinking with that last link. -- cortex

What's living inside you?

Post 81221 by bove deleted for the following reason: previously -- cortex

democrats get filibuster-proof majority if franken is seated

Post 81217 by 1-2punch deleted for the following reason: This is maybe the laziest possible way to do this. There's got to be a better post out there. -- cortex

While we were laughing they were nodding.

Post 81213 by srboisvert deleted for the following reason: An abstract is not a good post. -- cortex

2009-04-27

Those bacon posts don't seem so funny now, do they

Post 81183 by Joe Beese deleted for the following reason: oh god swine flu post outbreak -- cortex

Know Your Meme: Single Serving Sites

Post 81182 by rageagainsttherobots deleted for the following reason: Kind covered this recently, yeah. -- cortex

de-classified

Post 81179 by UbuRoivas deleted for the following reason: It seems really to be struggling when the mefi firehose is actively aimed at it, unfortunately. -- cortex

Did you enjoy it? Now pay UP!!

Post 81177 by insatiablehee deleted for the following reason: this is a terrible post for metafilter. -- jessamyn

2009-04-26

Eat your heart out, NASA!

Post 81160 by Chocolate Pickle deleted for the following reason: don't stop restevin' -- cortex

New Star Trek Movie Blooper

Post 81157 by vurnt22 deleted for the following reason: this is not a great post for metafilter - I htink you need to learn to make links. You can check the FAQ or email us. -- jessamyn

Study the social through its images.

Post 81156 by - deleted for the following reason: Posted previously -- mathowie

2009-04-25

And then there was Bea.

Post 81148 by Ambrosia Voyeur deleted for the following reason: RIP this double post -- mathowie

2009-04-24

Sniper/Wookie

Post 81127 by Stephen Elliott deleted for the following reason: This is pretty dang thing for posting material. -- cortex

Carousel

Post 81125 by Blazecock Pileon deleted for the following reason: i am the operator / of my double-post deleter -- cortex

The 'yum' blog

Post 81123 by sidr deleted for the following reason: this is a little weird and unclear what the awesomeness factor is - maybe try again with a little more explanation or something? -- jessamyn

Ohhhh! Well that explains everything!

Post 81122 by Geekyblonde deleted for the following reason: This seems like kind of a weird post, and posting to complain about a school from an IP at that school really puts this into too-bloggy "let me tell you about my day" territory. -- cortex

2009-04-23

NBA: Going Mental

Post 81097 by jwakawaka deleted for the following reason: So apparently you're an "Internet Marketing Analyst" at this fandome site you keep linking. That's fucking awesome. Get bent. -- cortex

2009-04-22

Auto-Tune the News

Post 81078 by spaceboy86 deleted for the following reason: That extra linkage can totally go in the thread down the page. -- cortex

160 Proof Corsetry

Post 81069 by Doohickie deleted for the following reason: Awesome corsets, but not really something that makes sense as a post. -- cortex

MLK in Memphis.

Post 81064 by chunking express deleted for the following reason: previously -- cortex

2009-04-21

A city outside of time

Post 81040 by Afroblanco deleted for the following reason: dang it kottke try to keep up -- cortex

Marijuana and Driving

Post 81030 by Eugenek deleted for the following reason: This is a really crappy way to make a post. A "Hmm..."-laden link to a blog entry that briefly summarizes a study without linking it is not front page material. -- cortex

2009-04-20

Twitterfail

Post 81002 by chuckdarwin deleted for the following reason: You kind of need to choose between participating in or posting about an ephemeral internet phenomenon; doing both is uncomfortable quasi-self-link territory, and the lack of disclosure kind of sucks too. -- cortex

2009-04-19

Child actress from Slumdog Millionaire for sale?

Post 80987 by esome deleted for the following reason: Eh, this feels pretty much like "hey, look what a tabloid printed". -- cortex

2009-04-17

In Cramer we Trust?

Post 80959 by spish deleted for the following reason: We already had a lot of Cramer vs. Stewart coverage recently, we don't need to track the dude's every move. -- cortex

unicorn wolf lazers fuck you

Post 80954 by East Manitoba Regional Junior Kabaddi Champion '94 deleted for the following reason: this game isn't as fun as you think it it. -- jessamyn

Lookatthisfuckinghipster

Post 80953 by erikvan deleted for the following reason: Yeah, this isn't superb stuff. -- cortex

This is the title. There are two words in the title.

Post 80946 by The Whelk deleted for the following reason: Hoodie twoodie -- cortex

2 down, how many more to come?

Post 80942 by dov3 deleted for the following reason: I love graph humor, but this is really thin and there have been threads about the pirate thing recently that you could add this to. -- cortex

2009-04-16

Monacle Magazine

Post 80929 by netbros deleted for the following reason: netbros, really, maybe more with the interesting things most people haven't seen and less with the rote pr-ish posts about things? -- cortex

DONT CUT THIS PIG

Post 80922 by skj√łnn deleted for the following reason: y'all check out my doublecyde -- cortex

Five years of Ask.MeFi book suggestions from Human Relations and Work & Money

Post 80920 by filthy light thief deleted for the following reason: It's a neat project but this is kind of inside baseball for the front page. -- cortex

New home for Pooh

Post 80919 by CunningLinguist deleted for the following reason: huh, apparently the ScoutingNY blog has borked archives. -- mathowie

Take the plunge

Post 80908 by Joe Beese deleted for the following reason: Am I sick and tired of being forced to delete a Joe The Plumber post every month? Am I! -- cortex

In Russia fur tree grows you!

Post 80907 by Mastercheddaar deleted for the following reason: LUNGTREE II: FIR FETISH -- cortex

2009-04-15

Large pizza, hold the boogers.

Post 80889 by scarello deleted for the following reason: Metafilter isn't really for local health alerts and such; best not to frame a post around that kind of thing, this is going south pretty quick. -- cortex

Snakes on a Qantas plane

Post 80885 by bystander deleted for the following reason: Meme or not, this is super-thing blurby news-of-the-weird. -- cortex

Playing for Change

Post 80883 by Roach deleted for the following reason: previously -- cortex

Outta here

Post 80867 by furiousxgeorge deleted for the following reason: Yes, please put this in the still open obit thread. -- vacapinta

Wrestling Christians?

Post 80866 by Mr.S deleted for the following reason: deleted at poster's request -- mathowie

2009-04-14

Something to think about when the painter says it'll be 5000$

Post 80856 by BrnP84 deleted for the following reason: A double post of the old $50 roller job -- mathowie

Weird webcam/viral/videogame hybrid.

Post 80853 by sh0ganai deleted for the following reason: you appear to be a copy writer that worked on this project. Here's a short story about that: you're banned. -- mathowie

Can we be cooler? Yes we can

Post 80846 by Megami deleted for the following reason: oh hey, this is one of those editorializing even though the guy's on our side sorts of posts - PLEASE NOTE THIS FOR THE FUTURE. -- jessamyn

Concept Cars

Post 80830 by Smaaz deleted for the following reason: Why do most spammers never make posts in good faith? Instead they post dickcheese self-links and get their asses banned. -- cortex

2009-04-13

What's an extra zero or so among friends ...

Post 80829 by woodblock100 deleted for the following reason: This may be one of those things where it seemed kind of funny or odd at the time and you put it on the front page without stopping to second-guess yourself, or something? -- cortex

Hyperbolic revenge

Post 80807 by goatgirl deleted for the following reason: this is linked right form the "work" section of your home page, please do not do this here. -- jessamyn

2009-04-12

Can't access GMAIL

Post 80800 by lometogo deleted for the following reason: This belongs over at Ask MetaFilter. -- pb

Search for Your College or Grad School

Post 80786 by netbros deleted for the following reason: this doesn't really hit the "most people probably haven't seen it before" metric. Peterson's is a pretty known quantity. -- jessamyn

2009-04-11

Design disasters

Post 80771 by BettinaTizzy deleted for the following reason: yeah, sorry, this is linking to an image stealing junk blog -- mathowie

Fast than going there yourself

Post 80770 by thewestinggame deleted for the following reason: Malware badness in the second link, not really much post here otherwise. -- cortex

2009-04-10

Power to the Peeple (right on).

Post 80758 by arachnid deleted for the following reason: Last year's, oops! -- cortex

Bacon the Miracle Cure

Post 80750 by manosthf deleted for the following reason: Like any good Kibologist, I have a nearly paternal love for that Beggin' Strips commerical, but I think we've reached the point where merely being about bacon is not good enough of a reason for a post. -- cortex

2009-04-09

NSF employees looking for dirty pictures will have to be content with medical journals.

Post 80722 by johannahdeschanel deleted for the following reason: something's not right here... -- mathowie

2009-04-08

Ob: Chuck vs. the Network TV Bureaucracy

Post 80701 by baylink deleted for the following reason: I get that you like the show, but the combination of 'sign my petition" and "check out this chick" isn't really doing it here. -- jessamyn

Medical Relief for Peter Case

Post 80698 by Kafkaesque deleted for the following reason: Posts that are basically fundraising boosters aren't really a good fit for Metafilter. -- cortex

Apple wants you to sit up straight.

Post 80689 by UsedToHaveGlasses deleted for the following reason: Now I just need an iPhone app that'll make it easier to ban self-linkers. -- cortex

The Dark Side of Dubai

Post 80687 by BettinaTizzy deleted for the following reason: Already covered a couple days ago -- mathowie

For Those Who Can't Bike to Artcrank 2009 in Minneapolis

Post 80679 by that's MISTER drunk to you deleted for the following reason: I hate to be the heavy when it seems like there's some nice stuff here, but it seems like you have a kinda direct connections to at least a couple of the folks involved in this scene and it feels uncomfortably like you're using metafilter to give props to your friends, which really isn't okay. -- cortex

Test for Echo

Post 80673 by East Manitoba Regional Junior Kabaddi Champion '94 deleted for the following reason: Rush still a huge dick, talk radio conversation still unlistenably bad. Why is this a post? -- cortex

2009-04-07

Phenway Park

Post 80666 by LilBucner deleted for the following reason: Too much of a blog post, especially with the odd aside about the organist. -- vacapinta

One More Test

Post 80658 by pb deleted for the following reason: All Done -- pb

Test Post

Post 80657 by pb deleted for the following reason: test complete -- pb

History of Neckties

Post 80649 by UsedToHaveGlasses deleted for the following reason: A three paragraph TIME blurb about ties? This is not front page material. -- cortex

2009-04-06

Everything Under the Big Sky

Post 80637 by that's MISTER drunk to you deleted for the following reason: I don't get it, are these supposed to be funny? interesting? Are we supposed to laugh at people in Montana? -- mathowie

Jiverly Wong, Shooting The People

Post 80635 by Lipstick Thespian deleted for the following reason: there is a shooting thread open. This is a link to a PDF about a current event, whcih could have been part of a post for metafilter but is not a good post for metafilter. LOLCRAZIES and "fuck the cops" are not really great starting points. -- jessamyn

"The world owes you nothing."

Post 80634 by Flunkie deleted for the following reason: posted previously -- mathowie

Twitter Art

Post 80632 by zorzini deleted for the following reason: self-link, banned. -- mathowie

R.I.P., rick752

Post 80627 by SpacemanStix deleted for the following reason: poster's request. -- jessamyn

2009-04-05

Former Klansman repents

Post 80611 by Joe in Australia deleted for the following reason: more like elwin hope twolson amirite -- cortex

10 Cases of Extreme Natural Weather

Post 80606 by Shiggedyswa deleted for the following reason: self-link, banned. -- mathowie

2009-04-03

For your topiary, of course.

Post 80561 by ZenMasterThis deleted for the following reason: This is thin, yea, even unto Farkiness. -- cortex

Baby Got Book

Post 80560 by billysumday deleted for the following reason: Baby Got Posted Previously -- cortex

Adam Savage of "Mythbusters" discusses some more common questions

Post 80557 by pandemic deleted for the following reason: We <3 asavage, but "dude mentions Metafilter" would be more of a Metatalk post if anything. -- cortex

White Boys

Post 80551 by fleetmouse deleted for the following reason: this is kind of weird not funny when I expected it to be funny and worth the time, plus people seem to hate it. -- mathowie

2009-04-02

Why they never took this public I do not know

Post 80535 by parmanparman deleted for the following reason: half the post is editorializing of the GYOB territory, and do we need yet another religion post? -- mathowie

The First Annual MetaFilter Interactive Fiction Contest

Post 80513 by Electrius deleted for the following reason: I am thrilled about the IF contest (and ashamed that I never got a contribution in), but this doesn't make a whole lot of sense as something for the general public, and it's been covered in Metatalk a couple times, and now I have to break Deathalicious' heart by boarding up the front door. There is a small mailbox here. -- cortex

2009-04-01

Will you help pass the Dream Act? Sign the pledge. Donate.

Post 80509 by shatteredverve deleted for the following reason: self-link, banned. -- mathowie

What time is it?

Post 80498 by ZenMasterThis deleted for the following reason: time to get a new post! -- jessamyn

Face Gestures

Post 80486 by Joe Beese deleted for the following reason: covered already -- cortex