Jul
20th
2020

Signal boost: Free Speech group · 2:05pm July 20th

Bendy went and made a group for discussing free speech topics. Since discussing them all over people's story comments isn't nice (and may get the comments switched off), I think it's probably a good idea. Looks like the only rules right now are "Stick to the site's rules", and there's a folder for the banned-from-the-featured-box "Edgy Stories", since those will be harder to find now.

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Jan
1st
2020

2020 says hello · 2:02pm January 1st

David Hines does this thing where he anthropomorphizes each year, and has them discuss what they're doing as compared to what earlier years did. It's something between social commentary, current events updates, a history lesson, and a running in-joke. Anyway, he picks out an actor and movie character to represent each year. They generally seem to fit pretty well.

Meet 2020:

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Jan
1st
2018

Signal Damping: (almost) nobody is spiking your drinks · 5:15am Jan 1st, 2018

OK, leaving aside what did or didn't happen at a particular event, the level of concern over spiked drinks is rapidly approaching a moral panic.

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Feb
24th
2017

Change (almost) ALL of your passwords, not just FiMfic! · 10:02pm Feb 24th, 2017

PSA: You probably need to change a lot of your passwords NOW.

Check here to see if any site you're worried about uses Cloudflare. If it does, your password and other personal information may have been leaked.

This is very, very bad:

Oh, my god.

Read the whole event log.

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Nov
10th
2016

Calm the [yay] down. Seriously. · 10:25pm Nov 10th, 2016

Hey, America had an election! And now it's leaking all over FIMfic, because it's apparently the end of the :yay:ing world. :facehoof:

We now return to your regularly scheduled pony. :ajbemused:

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Nov
29th
2015

S5 Finale Reactions · 1:51am Nov 29th, 2015

TL;DR:

Notes as I made them while watching:

-Hoo boy, Uber-CMC is going to be A Thing next season. I doubt Twi would be making a fuss about it otherwise.

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Sep
19th
2015

What the hell is going on around here? · 12:15am Sep 19th, 2015

Post some pseudoliterary masturbation that nobody has read? Approved, and featured at EQD.

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Oct
31st
2014

"I accidentally the whole country" · 5:19pm Oct 31st, 2014

or: "How to Create the Democratic Ponies' Republic of Equestria Without Even Trying"

[Warning: this post contains unmarked spoilers for Divided Rainbow up to Chapter 33, and for Into the Hedge up to Chapter 8]

bolt-on (n): a feature of a setting that only appears to support some plot idea without its implications being followed and propagated to their logical conclusions and natural integration with greater society.

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Oct
29th
2013

NSFW and you. · 9:06pm Oct 29th, 2013

Last updated: March 17, 2014; still accurate as of the Sept. 1, 2014 FAQ update
Just a note that you can link to NSFW fics from blog posts only if they're tagged as related to a Mature fic. None of the other NSFW-related rules have been changed in the latest FAQ update, so everything else still stands.

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