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- MetaFilter FAQ - Frequently asked questions about MetaFilter
- Metafilter statistics - growth of traffic, as of February 2009
- Metafilter Contribution Index - statistics by poster
Good Things on Metafilter
- Metafilter Distilled via archive.org, as of November 2004
- Metafilter Remixed - a collaborative filter for good MeFi threads
- MetaMeta: a second sieve collects good threads, as of February 2002
- Best Comments based on favorites received, as of April 2010
See also: Related Websites
- mefi-projects - mailing list for announcements of projects of interest to other MeFites (see SelfLink) (now closed, but archives are still available)
- MeFi Swap - quarterly music mix exchange with other MeFites
- #mefi - an internet relay chat channel vaguely related to MetaFilter.
- 9622.net - a weblog frequented by many MetaFilter users.
- On the NationStates game there is a place called MetaRegion for all MetaFilter players. It tends to be filled with discussions of kittens and pancakes and their relative worths.
- metachat is a side site for metafilter members who want to chat about random stuff that dosn't have a place on metafilter proper.
- Folding@Home Team - contribute to find cures for diseases by donating your spare CPU cycles. Join the MetaFilter team and we can all keep score!
- Kiva - Team Metafilter - Kiva's mission is to connect people, through lending, for the sake of alleviating poverty. Join Team Metafilter and make a loan today.
- Volunteer MeFite Portrait Photographers - A list of MeFites (organized by location) who have volunteered to do free portrait photography for any local-to-them MeFites who need better photos of themselves for OKCupid (or whatever).
- Ravelry: Metastitcher - A Ravelry group for Metafilter knitters and crocheters.
Software & Extensions
- Search Plugins:
- MeFi Navigator - adds easy options for jumping through a members comments within a thread. Also highlights your posts, posts by the original poster, and posts by the admins in MetaTalk.
- Metafilter, a great weblog - Christian Science Monitor ("Welcome to MetaFilter.com - specialists in Assisted Serendipity.")
- Metafilter: a profile in successful community building & organizing - from bshort
- Derek Powazek discusses Metafilter - from frayed
- Harshing on Metafilter - Nick Denton
- MetaFilter in Review ReFi, where cortex and dios review the early days of MetaFilter
- kaycee-nicole saga (wayback archive)
- The Kaycee Nicole (Swenson) FAQ
- A list of Marriage Equality threads, tracking the progress of marriage equality is made a legal reality in the US states.
- The Flagged as Fantastic twitter account highlights comments and posts user 'joseph conrad is fully awesome' likes. A great summary of the best of MeFi.
- metafiltr MetaFilter 2.0, a "portal into the riffy, self-reflecting underbelly of MetaFilter proper" created by cortex
- MeFi user sites reviewed by jessamyn and OmieWise
- MetaFilter-esque engines - a list of some open source engines that you can use for your own collaborative weblog wesbite. See also Similar Websites and Mefi Clones.
- Metafilter taglines - collected nominees. More details about Taglines.
- Spoonfed's MetaMetaFilter (archive.org link) - the best MeFi parody ever, rescued from history. The page that sparked the cult thread 9622.
- Metafilter front page post generator
- mefi-o Metafilter bingo
- which Metafilter user are you most like?
- y2karlulator - untangles heavily anchor-tagged posts. Enter thread number.
- lucien's MeFi miscellany - another collection of resources
- Two short comic strips about MetaFilter comic 1, comic 2
- MeFi roulette - forwards to a random MeFi user profile
- An interesting look at the distribution of posts made on MetaFilter according to their user number (and thus, registration date).
- Map of MetaFilter by EndsOfInvention
- Secret Metafilter, highlighting discussions that are still active on older Metafilter posts.