MetaFilter Stats 2015
35,652 members visited out of 68,082 accounts.
2,218 members joined.
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1,753 members added 9,427 posts to MetaFilter and 8,405 members added 453,818 comments (with 32,413,131 words).
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- "discard anything that doesn’t spark joy" by flex (326)
- How to spot manipulative behavior by joseph conrad is fully awesome (288)
- Highlights from Key & Peele's incredible run by Rhaomi (275)
- Literature of the Strange by joseph conrad is fully awesome (265)
- 웃 i am not here and this is not really happening. by Rhaomi (254)
- HEAVY METAL by the man of twists and turns (235)
- Enough by triggerfinger (223)
- Eavesdropping on the Hidden World by endotoxin (222)
- cortex abused his mod powers on a special occasion. (990)
- emjaybee offered a way for men to help with emotional labor. (406)
- Dreadnought explained why it's not obviously easy to avoid huge ships at sea. (390)
- desjardins shared a relevant tweet about a bad date. (387)
- delfin made a point about bravery in one of the too many shooting threads from this year. (386)
- flex shared a personal story about the impact of emotional labor (or lack thereof) in her life. (386)
- winna explained how years without emotional labor warped her life. (363)
- Eyebrows McGee explained why emotional labor should be important to men. (357)
- poffin boffin responded to a common refrain about emotional labor. (349)
- nicebookrack put emtional labor into male terms. (348)
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- Kitchen Pantry Cooking Challenge! by nightrecordings (198)
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- KathrynT made a point about acceptable levels of bad behavior with the simile of the year. (365)
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- Jane the Brown provided several surprising aspects everday life in history. (300)
- listen, lady shouted a way to disengage with someone. (259)
- Jane the Brown dropped more history about the impact of drains on life expectancy. (244)
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312 members added 3,649 posts to FanFare and 1,875 members added 54,842 comments.
- Movie: Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens by EndsOfInvention (72)
- Movie: Mad Max: Fury Road by joseph conrad is fully awesome (60)
- Mad Men: Person to Person by bleep (23)
- Book: Dune by cortex (21)
- Movie: The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension by computech_apolloniajames (18)
- Strange Art Club? by naju (18)
- Movie: Kung Fury by zippy (15)
- Hannibal: Dolce by Greg Nog (14)
- Movie: Barry Lyndon by prize bull octorok (14)
- Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Kimmy goes outside. by drezdn (13)
- ROU_Xenophobe had some musical fun with homophones in the Mad Max thread. (136)
- ChuraChura described her reaction to strong female characters in the new Star Wars. (125)
- Jacqueline critiqued stormtrooper shooting accuracy in the new Star Wars. (122)
- gerryblog explained how he saw the new Star Wars through his daughter's eyes. (119)
- wabbittwax made a connection between the new Star Wars and the first Star Wars. (95)
- Greg Nog added some depth to Chewie in the new Star Wars. (89)
- adrianhon reported from a special Star Wars screening with the cast and crew. (83)
- mstokes650 defends the way the Jessica Jones series played out. (80)
- moonlight on vermont expressed disgust with the Game of Thrones creators. (79)
- bettafish quoted Seanan McGuire on sexist labeling of characters in the new Star Wars. (79)
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