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This is a list of MetaFilter oddities; files, old pages, stalled projects, weird corners, and shadowy back alleys from various dead-ends in the site's evolution. There's a ton of cool nooks and MeFi-related projects off the site too, but this list concentrates on stuff hosted at (with the one exception of cortex's MeFi 2.0 research hub MetaFiltr).

The shadowy back alleys of MetaFilter:

Functions & Features

Fun Stuff

April Fools

comprehensive listing at April Fools




see also Banners

Defunct links

Many of these items ceased working after the January 2009 server incident.

The Metatalk thread | Occasionally updated, as events warrant.