"""The Dems are enabling Trump's slide to fascism by not fighting hard enough"" is a thesis we've covered in extreme length and depth on every angle in the last several years. There is no shortage of this kind of comparison; we've got multiple other posts
|2020-06-24||6||stillmoving||Richard Dreyfuss: Sounds like a jerk|
|2019-06-11||1||gtrwolf||The Day The Music Burned|
|2019-03-14||3||Samuel Farrow||As-salāmu ʿalaykum|
|2018-11-05||2||chavenet||A Metaphor for Something|
"So, apparently there is a drone or drones harassing/endangering the bears to get this footage, which makes it not really great for goodfeels. If you find that this is definitely incorrect, please let us kno
|2017-10-03||3||Yellow||Nude Sculpture to Display at Washington Mall|
|2017-04-20||4||bq||63 Haunting Videos of U.S. Nuclear Tests Now Declassified and Put Online|
|2017-04-17||57||orange swan||Fairytale Prisoner by Choice: The Photographic Eye of Melania Trump|
"Eh, you know, I left this up at first with misgivings because if people wanted to get into an interesting deep dive into Instagram tea-leaves or photographic criticism that'd be an okay thing, but I'm gonna go ahead and kill it after all and suggest folk
|2017-03-16||0||nedpwolf||Preventing Teen Suicide With Special K (Ketamine)|
|2016-12-15||19||amnesia and magnets||The Jerrys are a beautiful thing.|
"I am applauding the wonderful stupidity of this thing but it'd be better to have a post about this after the fact if there's good footage or whatever of it rather than right now when it's pretty much just a teaser and a donate button for an active fundra
|2016-03-28||0||Chichibio||Lost in Trumplandia|
|2016-03-03||7||Elizabeth the Thirteenth||Just the first of many Trumps|
"Given what this is footage of, brief and sort of jokey framing isn't a great way to present it. -- LobsterMitten"
|2015-12-14||1||OmieWise||Godwin Weighs in on His Law and Trump|
|2015-12-07||3||cendawanita||Star Wars was always a boys thing and a movie that dads took their sons|
"Hey, sorry, we've had a lot of Star Wars coverage lately, and I don't know that JJ Abrams saying a dumb thing and then apologizing is really worth a whole fighty thread unto itself. --
|2015-12-01||9||Blasdelb||"""De hele wereld gaat dit schandalig vinden"""|
|2015-07-31||0||The Wanderer||Double Standards- Not Very Impressive|
"This is a bit too heavily framed around your own thoughts and opinions. It's often better to avoid that and let the links speak for themselves. Some relevant FAQ entries here. --
|2015-07-29||3||indianbadger1||Here is something fun to do in London on August 8-9!|
"Heya, I love musical theater based on corpse-loving mallards as much as the next guy, but as just a show announcement this is too thin for a post. Would be totally fine to make a post once there's video footage of the Wagnerian stuffed stiff duck dittie
|2015-03-25||6||auntie maim||No ropeclimbing?|
|2015-02-18||2||frimble||"He only wanted to commit his designs to the ""most beautiful words"""|
|2015-01-13||0||infini||The Golden Quarter|
"A hashtag and a Twitter account isn't the right kind of content to make for a good post, sorry. -- restless_nomad"
|2014-11-28||1||internet fraud detective squad, station number 9||Do The Right Thing|
"Kind of an awful ""fail"" montage, not really working -- mathowie"
|2014-10-27||7||entropone||Public Health or Public Relations?|
|2014-04-30||3||DoctorFedora||MEDIA COVERUP OF THE DECADE|
"I know I'm being a spoilsport here but we've got a Mallory Ortberg post just a couple doors down; maybe someone could do a roundup of sorts at some point? --
|2014-04-14||6||sio42||Standoff at the Kochtopus Ranch|
|2013-12-30||0||Rory Marinich||The Worst of White Folks, by Kiese Laymon|
"Big pullquote, no context and a bunch of bold tags isn't really helping this work. -- cortex"
|2013-11-29||4||MeanwhileBackAtTheRanch||Happy Black Friday Everyone!|
|2013-11-04||0||adamvasco||"Weasel weasel weasel ""safety officers""."|
"Some problems here. Please consider a repost without editorializing (including title/tags), or using a reader comment as a source that major media is not covering this, since it's not even clear when the report was released. Contact us if you want to edi
|2013-10-27||6||warreng||Give me 6 lines in the hand of the most honest man...|
|2013-09-11||0||blankdawn||Initial Estimates Of Iraq War Costs Off By A Mere %100,000|
"There are quite a few open Syria threads; a post on the financial cost of the Iraq War should probably be a bit more substantial than just a single short article, sorry. --
|2013-08-06||0||edbles||Gay Bullying in Russia|
"Horrible and important story, but the post as it stands it maybe tends a bit towards Outragefilter. Maybe flesh it out with some background and repost? In the meantime
"This is already being discussed in several of the still-open Snowden / NSA / surveillance threads (helpful tag for finding them). Maybe check in with those to talk about this more. --
|2013-05-29||18||mcstayinskool||Never Go Full Palin|
"Yeah, this is pretty heavily OP-editorialized / two-minute hate with the batshitinsane tag, etc. -- maybe try again with something a little more substantial? -- taz"
|2013-01-02||1||bookman117||The screwing you get for the screwing you didn't get|
|2012-11-05||0||Guy Smiley||Ia! Ia! Romney Fhtagn!|
"#predictablehashtagdeletionreasonjoke -- cortex"
|2012-09-20||2||me3dia||We're walking and talking again.|
|2012-07-02||37||The Whelk||I Guess He Didn't Like The Rates Then|
"Eh, random candid footage of someone acting odd on youtube is kind of thin for a post in general. -- cortex"
|2012-05-29||1||hippybear||This is not a Gaga post|
"This is two minute of shakycam footage of a largely-obscured jumbotron showing footage of a concert rehearsal. I realize there's some like Madonna/Gaga singularity event wrapped up in this for folks who find that exciting but this is not a good Metafilt
|2012-04-19||2||e.e. coli||That big rockin' chair won't go nowhere.|
|2012-04-19||23||swift||Levon Helm 1940-2012|
|2012-04-12||3||Sebmojo||It’s like the monolith in the movie 2001 appeared filled with candy and a sign on the front that said “NO CANDY FOR YOU.”|
|2012-03-26||8||Chocolate Pickle||Californian to Texan translation guide|
"I get that it's a joke but maybe let the joke speak for itself and not assume folks will read tags. -- jessamyn"
|2012-02-14||6||bookman117||Unpaid interns not gonna take it anymore: former intern Xuedan Wang sues Hearst Corp.|
"Single link slate article with the ""discuss"" tagline not going over so well. -- jessamyn"
|2012-02-02||1||Foci for Analysis||WeSpount parenting community|
"Not really clear what the story is here, this is something that's in an invite-only signup period, with a signup code taggeded onto the url? Maybe wait until it's more open for business, or give the post another shot that makes it clearer why this is ne
|2012-01-17||2||thewalrus||Can't live without Wikipedia for 24 hours?|
"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. --
|2011-10-21||20||stormpooper||2 cars, 18 people passed by|
"I appreciate that this isn't the ""here's raw footage of a 2-year-old kid being run over"" approach of the post we had removed previously, but this is still a couple of short news bits about Terrible Thing That Happened without a lot of actual post meat.
"It's totally great and we've seen it and I've added some tags to that post and I'm either happy or sad to report that your cat is either alive or dead. --
|2011-07-27||12||veedubya||Dad! Dad! Dad!|
"I'm inclined to agree with Mr. Popoff, but this is kind of just ""a horrible thing happened, here's some bystander footage of this terrible thing that happened"" and long experience and plenty of previous police/taser/etc threads on mefi suggest there's
|2011-07-23||1||Saxon Kane||Attacks in Norway|
sorry people are bad about tags on older posts but this is, in fact, a double. -- jessamyn
I think this is maybe not the way to go with this particular bit of news, up to and including the itoldyouso tag. Thank you. -- jessamyn
|2011-05-04||13||serazin||The warm glow of whisky|
this is one of those whiskey/whisky tag problems. *hic* double. -- jessamyn
|2011-04-09||8||empath||Now, You're Thinking With Portals|
|2011-04-06||12||sgt.serenity||Don't mess with Soros|
|2010-11-15||12||chunking express||Jeremy Messersmith - Tatooine|
"posted previously but there weren't many good tags so I added a few but I'm still deleting this, sorry about that, I do love this video. --
|2010-08-22||11||outlandishmarxist||Russia in Color, c. 1900|
I don't know what other tags to add to the existing most recent post, but we have really really seen this. -- cortex
|2010-07-14||8||bwg||Not Safe for Bulls|
Big Picture is awesome but we've seen it an awful lot and the editorial tag on this post is really more something for your own blog than for the front page. -- cortex
|2010-06-30||11||device55||An update from Christopher Hitchens|
why doesn't someone try this again with out the auto-derail lulz tags please? -- jessamyn
|2010-06-09||12||jefficator||Tourists and Locals|
|2010-06-04||0||acb||Gary Chang's Domestic Transformer|
A single hashtag search on Twitter is extremely thin for a FPP and this is not being received well. -- pb
|2009-10-26||2||infinite intimation||"""the western media — who turned Neda into a martyr — ignored Marwa's story."""|
|2009-10-01||16||litterateur||Hobbits in Space?|
|2009-08-21||20||hermitosis||"""I am not dumb now."""|
|2009-07-28||21||TonyDanza||A Photo-Flashback to the Era of Fun Flying|
|2009-06-23||22||TheWhiteSkull||"""If I believed that sending Anthony Abbate to prison would stop people from getting drunk and hitting other people, I'd sentence him to the maximum"""|
if this is a MeFi worthy topic, can someone please make the post wihtout the tagline editorial, please? -- jessamyn
|2009-05-12||29||jock@law||To Track or Not To Track|
"This is fucked up, but we've had no shortage of idiots-with-tazers threads and I'm not sure where this is supposed to go other than ""it is bad to taze children!"", which, yeah. -- cortex"
|2009-02-06||1||jon_hansen||Dmitry Maximov Illustrations|
|2009-01-14||1||stepheno||Out of a Jobs.|
|2008-11-14||8||spock||An alternative Christian view on the legality of abortion (in fact ALL political activism)?|
You posted about the religious rhetoric of a comment on a blog? And tagged on an editorial sting? This is not a good idea for a post. -- cortex
|2008-10-05||0||sloweducation||The People All Call Her Alaska|
|2008-09-25||26||somnambulist||Sarah Palin unexpectedly influences a domestic trend.|
|2008-09-08||5||parmanparman||Tell College Students: YOU CAN VOTE|
|2008-08-20||5||seanmpuckett||Time out. Breathe, smile. Perhaps laugh.|
while not a bad random collection of stuff on youtube, the fact remains that this is just a random collection of stuff on youtube. we don't really do 'open thread' stuff here so much and your tags seemed to indicate that there was some sort of MeFi proble
|2008-08-06||18||empath||OMG DOUBLE DROP!!!|
that you actually added the 'lolxtians' tag yourself is probably not a great sign -- cortex
|2008-07-09||7||chuckdarwin||I am altering the deal. Pray I don't alter it any further.|
|2008-05-21||4||gman||Deployments, Homecomings, Changes|
"The TLC link is just padding, and the real link is basically a press release. There's not a whole lot of there there, snarky ""ruining"" tag besides. -- cortex"
|2008-04-22||26||oxford blue||Is god imaginary?|
thanks for the wendell tag, that really made this all go a lot easier. -- jessamyn
|2008-04-02||13||ozomatli||International Dialects of English Archive|
|2008-02-24||3||de novo dahl||Our favorite artist|
The guy's art is nice, but the way you've presented this is a little too much about your band for comfort, especially when your band name is your username and you even add it as a tag to the post. -- cortex
|2008-02-15||6||chunking express||Typewriter Ribbon Tin Collection|
|2008-02-08||5||lalochezia||Charity: Four for me & my mansion. One for you & your medical bills.|
"if the purpose of your post is just ""look at these assholes"" it is probably not a good post for metafilter. with this set up and those tags, this will not end well. apologies to wendell. -- jessamyn"
|2007-12-24||18||timsteil||I play poker (and lose).|
if your one tag is metafilter and your point is metafilter then this maybe needs to go on metatalk. Calling out an ex-user in this fashion detracts from what might otherwise be a decent post. -- jessamyn
|2007-12-07||23||barjo||The enchanting Joseph Smith|
we've done jack chick and lolxians a fair amount here already and this is a link to a comic, a mefi post and a mefi tag search. -- jessamyn
|2007-11-20||35||four panels||half time|
"nice work, ""sports"" tag? We really really do not need another OMG sexism thread right now. -- jessamyn"
|2007-09-26||62||PostIronyIsNotaMyth||Heads up, please!|
this is not what metafilter is for - please don't link to hate sites just to show how terrible hate sites are. Also, adding NSFW in the tags isn't sufficient for NSFW notification, for future reference. -- jessa
|2007-05-21||2||chuckdarwin||Hast Thou Read Thine Manual?|
seen it, regrettably. try the cooterwash tag. -- jessamyn
|2007-05-06||2||infini||Everyware and nowhere|
|2006-04-09||12||sluglicker||The Gospel of Judas|
"please post this in the still open thread"
|2005-05-26||23||AlexReynolds||A candlelit dinner for one...|
jesus christ that was stupid. Also, I'm tired of contagious media too.
have a good post first, tag it second.