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I loved GLOW so much more than I expected, and finished them all within a 24hr period. I desperately want to see more seasons and stories. I loved all the touching parts when people connected and I wept when Allison Brie and Betty Gilpin first got… [more]
favorited 11 times, recently by Strange Interlude, bq, Homeboy Trouble, Halloween Jack, Superplin, bookgirl18, EXISTENZ IS PAUSED, eustatic, areaperson, showbiz_liz, tobascodagama
FanFare comment - 16 hours ago

Shit. Given the mix of numbers when the database was shared with MetaTalk that goes up to almost 8,000 total records, that means moving the random number generator that is currently at "1 to infinity" to "3705 to infinite" still… [more]
favorited 7 times, recently by Kattullus, Transl3y, latkes, 1970s Antihero, deludingmyself, AugustWest, Wordshore
MetaTalk comment - 5 days ago

Cat-Scan.com
favorited 142 times, recently by freecellwizard, Mouse Army, scruss
MeFi post - 6 days ago


Movie: Chef
favorited 2 times, recently by ifjuly
FanFare post - 2 weeks ago

Movie: Carnival of Souls
favorited 5 times, recently by ifjuly
FanFare post - 2 weeks ago

Top Secret Recipes
favorited 2 times, recently by metaseeker
MeFi post - Last month

I found the family dynamics really intense, a little hard to watch Yeah, the part about the kids not recognizing their father since he worked so hard was distressing and didn't play off like a funny little anecdote to me. It seemed Jiro… [more]
favorited 5 times, recently by Recliner of Rage
FanFare comment - Last month

So the next logical step is what? FBI tracking everyone's VISA purchases? My Safeway shopping club card? Every email and IM I've ever sent and every web page I've ever visited? Hey, anything for some security, right? [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by iamkimiam
MeFi comment - Last month

I have the recent comments only reach back as many days as you show in your personal display settings. I didn't want it to search all the way back in time because it would be extra work to check all 15,000 links for a new comment. In other news,… [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by numaner
MetaTalk comment - Last month

The term "mansplain" is insulting to men. I disagree wholeheartedly. It's funny in the same way that "Male Answer Syndrome" is funny. It has a ring of truth to it, highlights a viewpoint many men never considered, and… [more]
favorited 71 times, recently by Emily's Fist
MeFi comment - Last month

From the OP:I went to the venue and while they would not allow for a payment plan, they did allow me to change my contract - pro tip for anyone else following in my footsteps, it was only because I got in early, it gets tougher to change and they… [more]
favorited 4 times, recently by Sockpuppets 'R' Us
Ask MeFi comment - Last month

I noticed a friend who hit it big in the startup world didn't frivolously or conspicuously spend their money and I asked them why. They said mostly it was to make sure they would continue to have money by not spending it, but that spending big got… [more]
favorited 67 times, recently by sunset in snow country
Ask MeFi comment - Last month

[this is a little confusing, but FanFare is new, TV shows vary greatly, so I think it's ok in this case to combine the two into one as long as the next episode is numbered 27] [more]
favorited 3 times, recently by Mr.Encyclopedia
FanFare comment - Last month


Gag me with a spoon
favorited 61 times, recently by TigerMoth
MeFi post - 2 months ago


This is a feature not a bug [more]
favorited 108 times, recently by amtho
MetaTalk comment - 2 months ago


The Portland Airport carpet is old and hideous but you can buy drink coasters and welcome mats made from it. I own one in the shape of Oregon and love it. [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by mumkin
Ask MeFi comment - 2 months ago

I'm almost positive it was a Too Close for Comfort intro. Are you sure you found every intro to that show? They changed it yearly and I can recall the scene and the music vividly. [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by Rapunzel1111
Ask MeFi comment - 3 months ago

I spent 3 years of college working at pizza places on nights and weekends. Every transaction ended with "thanks, and enjoy your pizza!" as I handed them the box. I did it thousands of times over the years. Years later after I graduated… [more]
favorited 33 times, recently by comealongpole, Kafkaesque, qi, a mirror and an encyclopedia
MeFi comment - 3 months ago

Note from admin: This thread gets a special treatment [more]
favorited 45 times, recently by Going To Maine, palegirl
MeFi comment - 3 months ago

If he used a password manager he wouldn't have one password used on every site. He'd have a uniquely generated password for each site he uses, so even though his user/pass was shared in a breach, no one could have used the passwords anywhere else. [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by primethyme, dinty_moore
FanFare comment - 3 months ago

I loved this episode so much, it felt extremely satisfying to figure out the answer and the solution. I thought the hypotheses presented were out there but possible, yet none of them felt right at all. I knew there had to be an easier solution so it… [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by ursus_comiter, primethyme
FanFare comment - 3 months ago

Jesus this episode had quite the kicker of an ending. [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by dnash
FanFare comment - 3 months ago


I went on a four hour drive today so I could binge listen up to this episode. I was team Tyler until this one. He made Rita sound terrible throughout the series, but hearing things from her side and that she'd visited regularly before and maybe… [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by Superplin
FanFare comment - 3 months ago

Oh duh, forgot to hit save. [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by rabbitrabbit, Amor Bellator
MetaTalk comment - 3 months ago

State of MetaFilter
favorited 116 times, recently by sindark
MetaTalk post - 3 months ago

Github was revolutionary in how it let people share their projects and their code, but often when I go to grab something from gists or a full github project, the install process is a giant pain on account of dependencies and replicating the author's… [more]
favorited 4 times, recently by sourcejedi, mkdg, anildash, Tehhund
MeFi comment - 3 months ago

I wouldn't bother with the "fax blast" method. Just go to edmunds.com or honda.com and build the exact civic you want, then request three quotes from nearby dealers. Make sure you say that email is your preferred method of communication… [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by yueliang
Ask MeFi comment - 3 months ago

falameufilho, Scott Adams draws community ire here for two reasons, one is personal taste related, the other is more philosophical. So there's the question of whether or not you find Dilbert funny. That's pure personal taste. I thought the strip… [more]
favorited 249 times, recently by mgar, Dr. Eddie Evil
MetaTalk comment - 3 months ago

Woot, the top two photos on the Merci Trains page are both from the one in Oregon. I can't wait to visit this the next time I'm down in Coos Bay. [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by mwhybark, jessamyn
MeFi comment - 3 months ago

Movie: Addams Family Values
favorited 9 times, recently by jyorraku
FanFare post - 4 months ago


I had high blood pressure all my life as a kid. I exercised like crazy, ate well, and was in great shape, but always clocked in a bit higher than normal. I never took medication for it, but the doctors always told me that when I grew up I'd probably… [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by docpops
Ask MeFi comment - 4 months ago


Movie: Repo Man
favorited 12 times, recently by asperity
FanFare post - 5 months ago

I can't recall a single IMDB board comment that ever enlightened me or changed my mind about a film. Good riddance. [more]
favorited 3 times, recently by lazaruslong, Melismata, Ber
MeFi comment - 5 months ago

Movie: Edge of Tomorrow
favorited 5 times, recently by LizBoBiz
FanFare post - 5 months ago

Movie: The Big Lebowski
favorited 12 times, recently by LizBoBiz
FanFare post - 5 months ago

oooh, I like that, joshfrai. How about:Questionable Assumptions [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by joshfrai
Ask MeFi comment - 5 months ago

I'll leave things as-is for now and adjust if the demand is really there. I think today we'll see a lot of questions and then they'll eventually peter out. [more]
favorited 14 times, recently by EndsOfInvention, arcolz, zachlipton
MetaTalk comment - 5 months ago

I do want to reiterate I'm sorry about flubbing this process in the beginning. There's definitely a huge obvious difference between I/P threads and anti-semetic stories coming out of Western Europe and I was conflating the two and being lazy about a… [more]
favorited 68 times, recently by Aravis76
MetaTalk comment - 5 months ago

St. Alia, if you think the presence of a photo of a dildo on the internet is... meanspirited... of all things well you just spoke volumes and I have no response. [more]
favorited 30 times, recently by the return of the thin white sock
MetaTalk comment - 6 months ago

Ha! Someone in my group of San Francisco friends noticed we were doing this way too much, and everyone made a pact that if anyone utters a Simpsons phrase, the conversation is officially over, with the thought that if you were truly saying… [more]
favorited 11 times, recently by isthmus
Ask MeFi comment - 6 months ago

Final update from the OP:Matt got in touch and said “so, with the benefit of hindsight, how do you get a job at public radio?” So, I decided to compile a six point list that reflects my experiences in public radio. [more]
favorited 8 times, recently by NoiselessPenguin
Ask MeFi comment - 6 months ago

I wish more such people were publicly humiliated for their reprehensible abusive conduct. I wrote a story on my blog about how my parents (mostly my dad, but my mom too) would beat us with a belt about once a month or so, but worse than… [more]
favorited 258 times, recently by Aravis76
MeFi comment - 6 months ago

These are all magnificent but also damn, every custom chair looks incredibly uncomfortable. [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by sageleaf
MeFi comment - 6 months ago

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