2012-01-31

No, it's "Sy-na-ko-de-dode-cho-tee"

Post 112272 by gwint deleted for the following reason: Double. -- jessamyn

The White House Reponse to the "We the People" MPAA Bribery Petition

Post 112268 by dibblda deleted for the following reason: Interesting news but maybe needs to be more of a post than this for people who maybe don't know what the whole thing is. Maybe flesh out so that our friends in other countries can grok what is going on? -- jessamyn

Time warping Dolls

Post 112267 by Merlin The Happy Pig deleted for the following reason: That's kind of a cool thing but mefi posts need to read less like a personal blog entry than this. Not a huge deal, if you or someone else wants to give it another shot with less of an "I was there!" presentation. -- cortex

2012-01-30

Secret to Good Movers is in the Team

Post 112230 by lhc67 deleted for the following reason: Yeah, no. -- restless_nomad

Haunted Statistics for Holocaust Remembrance

Post 112198 by 0bvious deleted for the following reason: Yeah, this is a bit of a problematic mix of Mefi and Ask; you either need to post again later without the editorializing and request for analysis from readers, or go ahead and post it as an Ask Metafilter question. -- taz

iPour

Post 112196 by Fizz deleted for the following reason: Double. -- taz

2012-01-29

I Still Have Your Stuff

Post 112182 by davy321 deleted for the following reason: This is a neat idea but as it stands there's nothing there to look at. -- restless_nomad

Tom Cruise Says I Told You So

Post 112177 by crayz deleted for the following reason: Double. -- restless_nomad

2012-01-28

The Gift

Post 112151 by delmoi deleted for the following reason: Double. -- restless_nomad

"He should be prosecuted for Fraud and Intellectual Property Theft under American, British, or International law - whichever is most expedient and severe."

Post 112138 by slumberfiend deleted for the following reason: Hey, it looks like you are involved in bringing this action against Creation Books, which makes this post very much not-okay at all. -- taz

P.P.S. In the time it took me to write this and make the chart, we raised another $4000.

Post 112135 by Sebmojo deleted for the following reason: Sorry, no fundraisers or Kickstarter posts, please. If this is a good comic and hasn't been covered before, you might try again without the fundraising bits. -- taz

2012-01-27

Gingrich vs. Moon

Post 112122 by thewalrus deleted for the following reason: Double. -- restless_nomad

Attempt no landings.

Post 112121 by hanoixan deleted for the following reason: Looks like it'd crashland on AskMe. -- restless_nomad

Dominion for iOS

Post 112117 by JHarris deleted for the following reason: I <3 Dominion and have fearful joy over this development, but a link to an iphone app and a general play description feels a little insidery-thin for a mefi post by itself. Maybe something a little more thorough about Dominion for the unacquainted? -- cortex

I'm loving it

Post 112098 by epo deleted for the following reason: Now, now, you can't just take a post and ground it up into an unrecognizable slurry and expect people to merrily chow down. -- cortex

2012-01-25

"We Could Have Saved Lives"

Post 112047 by ed deleted for the following reason: This can go in either one of the still-open very recent threads on this subject. -- taz

Another Sendak Post

Post 112039 by k8t deleted for the following reason: If you know for sure people won't be able to view it, maybe wait to try and find a way to post about it (transcripts, alternate sources) that doesn't have that problem? -- cortex

2012-01-24

Rand Paul stopped by TSA

Post 111942 by jfwlucy deleted for the following reason: This feels like kind of a strained way to pull this stuff together into a post. -- cortex

Puppet Court in Cleveland

Post 111941 by mark7570 deleted for the following reason: Why are there so many / posts about puppets -- cortex

2012-01-23

Is it this video you're looking for?

Post 111930 by Shepherd deleted for the following reason: Double. -- taz

2012-01-22

5 things I learned today

Post 111924 by flex deleted for the following reason: People aren't really grokking this as a sort of blind-link thing; maybe a repost with more info and better framing? -- taz

Freakonomics: What Went Wrong

Road Rage in a Georgian City

Post 111912 by priorpark17 deleted for the following reason: Looks like both the youtube link and the video in the news article have been taken offline - without that, there's really not much here. -- restless_nomad

Gabrielle Giffords resigns

Post 111907 by Chocolate Pickle deleted for the following reason: Yeah, kind of a mean way to put it. -- mathowie

Free Market Failure #37,485

Post 111905 by oneswellfoop deleted for the following reason: Not that this doesn't suck, but maybe a post that actually talks about the issues instead of just a single link GRAR might actually encourage discussion? -- jessamyn

RIP Joe

Post 111901 by rodmandirect deleted for the following reason: let's keep the other'n -- cortex

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Post 111898 by Fizz deleted for the following reason: Sort of hoping for something a bit more than a single link news source for this obit. -- taz

Joe Paterno, Dies at 85

Post 111897 by semmi deleted for the following reason: Something a little more in-depth would make a better obit post. -- taz

2012-01-21

ABOUT THE PYRO-ENERGEN

Post 111892 by asockpuppet deleted for the following reason: Let's not add googlejuice to snake oil. Powering down... -- taz

RIP Joe Paterno

Post 111888 by ga4ry deleted for the following reason: This is sort of a big deal about a sort of hot button topic/person and maybe needs more than a single link blog entry. -- jessamyn

With 3% reporting...

Post 111884 by disillusioned deleted for the following reason: We have a post from just two days ago talking specifically about Gingrich in South Carolina - perhaps this can go there? -- restless_nomad

Performing in Deutschland?

Post 111874 by Artifice_Eternity deleted for the following reason: Get thee to AskMe! -- restless_nomad

2012-01-20

Portlandia is a Minstrel show?

Post 111849 by asavage deleted for the following reason: This is two identical links to the same brief and rather insubstantial op-ed. -- restless_nomad

Learn different

Post 111832 by designbot deleted for the following reason: Maybe add this to yesterday's thread. -- cortex

Well, that's what happened

Post 111830 by cmoj deleted for the following reason: oh god, someone came up with a post-duping exploit! -- cortex

Ninja Turtle Teens

Post 111821 by griphus deleted for the following reason: Cute but almost no content, maybe post it once they've built up more than a handful of entries? -- cortex

John Cheese

Post 111818 by reenum deleted for the following reason: With the previously being just yesterday and there being some Cheese discussion in that thread already, it seems like this should probably just be added there. -- cortex

2012-01-19

The Good Wife.

Post 111805 by timsteil deleted for the following reason: Let's go with the fuller post up the page a little. Thanks for being a sport, timsteil. -- cortex

Anonymous Justice

Post 111804 by New England Cultist deleted for the following reason: Double. -- jessamyn

one down.

Post 111799 by fight or flight deleted for the following reason: Maybe something a little more substantial than a short wire feed article about this? -- cortex

2012-01-18

Nighttime Housecat Routine Revealed

Post 111769 by mudpuppie deleted for the following reason: miaow! -- jessamyn

Doing Time on Norway's Island Prison

Post 111763 by reenum deleted for the following reason: Double. -- jessamyn

2012-01-17

Can't live without Wikipedia for 24 hours?

Post 111751 by thewalrus deleted for the following reason: A link to a Greasmonkey script isn't a good post for Metafilter; you can mention this in the Metatalk thread or one of the open SOPA threads. -- taz

Not sure how much credit to give this, but worth a discussion at least!

Post 111750 by Jesse Hughson deleted for the following reason: Not there might not be an interesting post to be made about the phenomenon or culture of anti-taxation agitation, but a video of a crank cranking his crank is not by itself really material for a post. -- cortex

STOC (Stock Ticker Orbital Comparison)

Post 111747 by Trurl deleted for the following reason: Looks like download links are borked, maybe try again when they're not? -- jessamyn

Mormon Sexual Repression

Post 111726 by bstreep deleted for the following reason: If there's something particularly notable or interesting about some of the content of this post, it needs to be presented a little more clearly than this. -- cortex

The spreading of a smear tactic?

Post 111712 by tarheelcoxn deleted for the following reason: I know this is totally a thing happening on the internet but if there's not much more to it than "here's a site that everybody's linking to do the Santorum googlebomb thing to Romney" so far, I'm not sure that's really a great post for mefi. -- cortex

CIA accused of murder of Iranian Scientist

Post 111710 by mary8nne deleted for the following reason: This is a little bit of a mess, framing-wise. -- cortex

Falling cats

Post 111704 by twoleftfeet deleted for the following reason: Leading with a dead cat and hospitalized elderly lady in a lightheartedly presented collection of links about cats falling isn't really landing well here. -- taz

Conceptual Photography 1964 - 1989 at the Zwirner & Wirth

Post 111702 by beshtya deleted for the following reason: Not much to this. Four images meant to advertise a gallery showing from 2007? -- taz

2012-01-16

English Wikipedia anti-SOPA blackout

Post 111699 by lungtaworld deleted for the following reason: Probably worth more than a letter for this kind of post -- mathowie

A Trippy Foray into the Astrophysics of Bach

Post 111690 by cyberdad deleted for the following reason: This person appears to be a relative, which is not okay for MetaFilter. Please contact us if you have any questions. -- jessamyn

2012-01-15

Going way, way downtown

Post 111673 by Forktine deleted for the following reason: Blind link to a single opinion piece on a controversial topic isn't great. There might be a way to do this better. -- taz

Wasteful.

Post 111657 by VikingSword deleted for the following reason: A dozen pull-quotes doesn't make the actual article any more substantial - this is really just more "Republicans are dumb amirite?" fodder. -- restless_nomad

"A different language is a different vision of life." ~Federico Fellini

Post 111650 by Fizz deleted for the following reason: Several different articles that all say the same thing, topped off by a OpEd that somehow puts it all together with racism? Not a great post for a difficult subject. -- taz

2012-01-14

How not to communicate new scientific information

Post 111641 by latkes deleted for the following reason: Double. -- restless_nomad

Goldfish Salvation

Post 111640 by fancyoats deleted for the following reason: Double. -- restless_nomad

Dam computer, OR how many bits could a bitchuck bit if a bitchuck could chuck bits?

Post 111631 by curious nu deleted for the following reason: Double. -- restless_nomad

The helmet-head blocked the sack and penetrated the hole for a creaming score.

Post 111627 by troll deleted for the following reason: Linking to copyrighted stuff that snuck its way on to Scribd is not really okay for MetaFilter and the phrasing of this post is likewise problematic. If you want to make this post find a freely available article and/or something on the web to link to. This is not working. -- jessamyn

This bird is not an angry bird

Post 111618 by COD deleted for the following reason: Double. -- taz

Perspective.

Post 111612 by Hartham's Hugging Robots deleted for the following reason: Double. -- taz

2012-01-13

Evil Much?

Post 111609 by youandwhosearmy deleted for the following reason: This is sad but "someone did a bad thing" isn't really enough for a Metafilter post. -- restless_nomad

MY BRAIN HURTS

Post 111593 by East Manitoba Regional Junior Kabaddi Champion '94 deleted for the following reason: We've got an existing ALL CAPS TITLED post about US election 2012 ads from yesterday. Please put this there. -- jessamyn

The photographs of your junk will be publicized

Post 111591 by running order squabble fest deleted for the following reason: The photographs of your junk have already been publicized -- taz

Horror and Heroism

Post 111587 by 4ster deleted for the following reason: Looks like we had a roundup post about this a while back already. -- cortex

Richard O'Dwyer to be Extradited

Post 111585 by hudders deleted for the following reason: This may be totally worth a post, but it needs to be more than a short news blurb and a wikipedia page. -- cortex

Fantasy men pose like *this*, fantasy women *hurt*

Post 111577 by MartinWisse deleted for the following reason: This can go in the related thread. -- taz

2012-01-12

"Hey, can I burn a copy of your Nickleback CD?"

Post 111550 by rodmandirect deleted for the following reason: Nothing personal, rodmandirect, but I think we've reached the saturation point on this meme now. -- cortex

New Study Finds Long Term Marijuana Use Does Not Cause Lung Damage

Post 111549 by handbanana deleted for the following reason: secondhand smoke -- cortex

• There are at least three scenes where somebody is aiming and about to shoot the horse for no reason, and the horse has no idea! Because he's a horse.

Post 111536 by timshel deleted for the following reason: Neigh! It's a double! -- taz

2012-01-11

Chinese Cultural Revolution cookbook

Post 111531 by pomegranate2012 deleted for the following reason: You seem to work for TimeOut Beijing, so this is not an okay post for MetaFilter. At all. -- jessamyn

CATS IN SPACE

Post 111527 by mattoxic deleted for the following reason: Double. -- jessamyn

Disregarded, unheard, dismissed

Post 111515 by Phire deleted for the following reason: previously -- cortex

The Next Revolution In Beauty

Post 111503 by beaucoupkevin deleted for the following reason: *selects remove blemish tool* -- cortex

The Internet is My Placebo

Post 111501 by Laminda deleted for the following reason: Double. -- taz

Godwin will get the first takedown notice

Post 111496 by BurnChao deleted for the following reason: We need a Downfall parody of Downfall parodies jumping the shark at Mefi. -- taz

2012-01-10

Fast for fast's sake. Music be damned.

Post 111487 by Eekacat deleted for the following reason: MORE LIKE FLIGHT OF THE THUMBLEBEE wait that doesn't even make sense ANYWAY DOUBLE -- cortex

2012-01-09

Beyond Dali (and all those Melting Watches)

Post 111452 by LeLiLo deleted for the following reason: Unless there's some serious confusion here about who is speaking, "assembled by friends of mine" means this is not something you can post to metafilter. -- cortex

The disrespect for techno goes thankfully unnoticed.

Post 111450 by gilrain deleted for the following reason: In Soviet Russia, double-barrel shoots you! -- cortex

The joy of books.

Post 111449 by custard heart deleted for the following reason: Double. -- restless_nomad

Australian opposition spokesperson on citizenship embarrasses an entire nation.

Post 111448 by taff deleted for the following reason: This is a crappy thing that someone said that is racist, but I'm not sure what there is to have a post about besides "wow, that sucks" -- jessamyn

2012-01-08

Six Reasons for Not Treating Your Anxiety or OCD

Post 111391 by seriousmoonlight deleted for the following reason: Not much here; a short blog post that lists a few obvious reasons why people don't get treatment is not really FPP material. -- taz

2012-01-07

Draper Prize 2012

Post 111361 by cbrody deleted for the following reason: Sorry, but it looks like you are related to one of the prize recipients, which makes this not okay. -- taz

2012-01-06

The Greatest Paper Map of the United States You’ll Ever See

Post 111350 by reenum deleted for the following reason: I CLAIM THIS LAND IN THE NAME OF DELETIA -- cortex

Why Black People Complain So Much

Post 111330 by a_girl_irl deleted for the following reason: I'm not sure what you think you're going to get out of this, but we'd prefer you got that elsewhere and not here. Thank you. -- jessamyn

Unusual Web Traffic

Post 111321 by Jasper Friendly Bear deleted for the following reason: If this is something of interest, it needs more than just a link to a post on a support forum. You might try again once there's more info. -- taz

2012-01-05

Did the slave trade effect natural selection among its victims?

Post 111318 by Renoroc deleted for the following reason: This looks like linkbait trolling honestly. -- jessamyn

Pouring Air

Post 111313 by Mach5 deleted for the following reason: THREE FISH SIX FISH SEEN FISH NIXED FISH -- cortex

No more 9 to 5? Really?

Post 111290 by Anima Mundi deleted for the following reason: This is really not much of an article and the "Agree? Disagree?" framing is not something that we do here. -- restless_nomad

Small Demons - a form of metafiction indexing

Post 111283 by Faintdreams deleted for the following reason: Maybe try this again when it is out of Beta, or there is at least more than just sign-up page – and with less of a first-person editorial approach? -- taz

Pingu's remake

Post 111282 by infini deleted for the following reason: Double. -- taz

Teenager arrested in Houston for theft deported to Columbia under false identity.

Post 111280 by Ardiril deleted for the following reason: That's a pretty crazy situation but this is basically a short news-of-the-weird blurb. Maybe a post when/if there's more actual substantial content available? -- cortex

2012-01-03

Buzz Aldrin Space Rainbow Tennis

Post 111234 by griphus deleted for the following reason: Double. -- jessamyn

16-year-old suffers paralyzing hockey injury

Post 111232 by carpenter deleted for the following reason: This is a terrible thing that happened but it's really unclear why it's a post on MetaFilter. -- jessamyn

Fishing Under Ice

Post 111227 by lohmannn deleted for the following reason: GEORGE R. R. MARTIN PRESENTS: A SONG OF FISH AND ICE -- cortex

Danger 5 - The Diamond Girls

Post 111211 by rudhraigh deleted for the following reason: Double. -- taz

Redemoinho!

Post 111210 by Tom-B deleted for the following reason: Minirainbow not really enough to save video -- taz

Casteller

Post 111206 by moorooka deleted for the following reason: Double. -- taz

2012-01-02

Squalor Sold Separately

Post 111194 by The Whelk deleted for the following reason: Double. -- restless_nomad

"She certainly has ΓΆ&euro;&oelig;doll-like, almost delicate limbs, small hands, and hardly any hips."

Post 111187 by Fizz deleted for the following reason: Maybe post this tomorrow when LJ isn't having a roller-coaster uptime issue? -- jessamyn

2012-01-01

Don't worry, they will descend back where they belong shortly.

Post 111178 by tomswift deleted for the following reason: Looks like we've been up this wall before. -- cortex

My Personal Sleep Disorder Study

Post 111166 by novenator deleted for the following reason: This doesn't make sense as a post to front page of Metafilter. -- cortex

What a picture

Post 111157 by fearfulsymmetry deleted for the following reason: Double. -- jessamyn