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Many Mefites contributed to, and built upon, the initial crone island idea on the thread, solidifying it as a joke, often casually referenced elsewhere on the site (example) with the expectation that community members will understand the reference.
- First appearance in the thread appears to be from Mefite Thella.
- NoraReed builds upon the idea with a lighthearted wish for daquiris.
- sic friat crustulum's subsequent comment introduces the idea of a 'club' within a geograhical space: "Also, this island of crones, where do i send my application?"; further in the thread, Salieri raises the idea that there are applications to Crone Island.
- Other possible names bandied about: CroNatia, Cronenbourg.
- palomar mentions a taco bar.
- bile and syntax requests a book cover drawing.
- Jalliah states she'll bring cheese (referencing an earlier comment (see: Cheesy Patriarchy.
- a reader of MetaFilter delurks and posts under the handle crone islander.
- another user, babelfish, joins MetaFilter due to the Emotional Labor thread ("Crone Island forever.").
- susiswimmer expands the idea of Crone Island.
- "Is it possible for men to visit?" (feckless fecal fear mongering); Eyebrows McGee answers.