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Oh cool, but yeah, why don't they link to the thread so people can read the suggestions themselves? Odd. [more]
favorited 12 times, recently by TangerineGurl, oceanjesse, joseph conrad is fully awesome, MuChao, Bwithh, litleozy, oneswellfoop, Golden Eternity, introp, Marie Mon Dieu, John Cohen, MartinWisse
MetaTalk comment - 2 ¾ hours ago

I saw this last week at a special screening, but I went into it with low expectations (not a fan of Tom Cruise or goofy dystopian scifi) but came out of this loving it to death. It's basically a Groundhog Day set in a future warzone, but it's... [more]
favorited 7 times, recently by Pantengliopoli
FanFare comment - More than 18 hours ago

I'm also going to vent here that every site (even eBay and LinkedIn now!) are asking you to have a "header background" image as well as your profile image. So now I need to keep both a square headshot handy for every service I use, but also... [more]
favorited 8 times, recently by grouse, madamjujujive, jjwiseman, emjaybee, winna, en forme de poire, virago, sweetkid
MeFi comment - Yesterday

[big reproductive derail deleted, carry on] [more]
favorited 10 times, recently by Proofs and Refutations, polychora, bakerina, sweetkid, zombieflanders, FritoKAL, Juliet Banana, rtha, WCWedin, ChuraChura
MeFi comment - 2 days ago

I'm an academic spouse! I live in a city I wouldn't normally want to be in, surrounded with mostly other spouses of academics I wouldn't normally hang out with and only a few would I call friends. It's tough, but I will say this: you need to figure... [more]
favorited 9 times, recently by brianogilvie, sockermom, leslies, bakerina, thereemix, srboisvert, Ruthless Bunny, Uniformitarianism Now!, Tsukushi
Ask MeFi comment - 2 days ago

Watch The Armstrong Lie. He clearly has remorse and is trying to move on. Until the last ten minutes of the documentary when he goes back into Old Lance Armstrong mode and vehemently denies ever doping in his 2008-2010 comeback, which... [more]
favorited 10 times, recently by effbot, zachlipton, keli, lonefrontranger, Akeem, Uniformitarianism Now!, Homeboy Trouble, TheWhiteSkull, kersplunk, joseph conrad is fully awesome
MeFi comment - 2 days ago

I think the point of the comic was to help understand that "aura of maleness" = male. I really liked this comic, it helped me understand stuff at the edges, that doesn't fall along our expected boundaries and points out how silly even... [more]
favorited 4 times, recently by thylacinthine, oceanjesse, bakerina, jim in austin
MeFi comment - 2 days ago

I like to think of these as the adult version of "teen senior portraits" which, when I was a kid, only the richest and most popular kids did at school, but in talking with all my small town photographer friends, is a huge industry that pays... [more]
favorited 9 times, recently by pxe2000, rabbitrabbit, JoeZydeco, klangklangston, elmono, oceanjesse, saulgoodman, St. Peepsburg, sweetkid
MeFi comment - 2 days ago

Movie: Pontypool
favorited 5 times, recently by pixie, peppermind, ifjuly, olya, Lexica
FanFare post - 2 days ago

He was one of my favorite writers on W. Kamu Bell's show, and I'm so happy to see him hit a larger national stage. I bought the 2042 album the day it was released on Bandcamp, but haven't gotten a free hour to sit down and truly enjoy it as a whole,... [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by Brainy
MeFi comment - 2 days ago

[please post links to articles, don't copy/paste entire articles here, thanks] [more]
favorited 4 times, recently by homunculus, whyareyouatriangle, rosswald, corb
MeFi comment - 2 days ago

Wow, beautiful henna work. Even on some of the guys too! [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by echolalia67
MeFi comment - 2 days ago

Be a man and continue to wear the condom. It carries the least health risks and is cheaper than every other option. So you get decreased sensitivity with that method, but it sounds like the side effects of other options are much worse than you're... [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by shadowy_world
Ask MeFi comment - 2 days ago

Globe Trot (50 filmmakers, 23 countries, 1 dance)
favorited 9 times, recently by divabat
MeFi post - 3 days ago

Pontypool has been posted! [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by DirtyOldTown
MetaTalk comment - 3 days ago

Movie: Jaws
favorited 2 times, recently by joseph conrad is fully awesome, wabbittwax
FanFare post - 3 days ago

it's my username and I pronounce it how I like to That was my favorite Supremes song from the 1960s. They were so ahead of their time.... [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by ignignokt
MetaTalk comment - 3 days ago

94: Incremental RPGs
favorited 3 times, recently by DigDoug, joseph conrad is fully awesome, Small Dollar
MetaTalk post - 4 days ago

[guys, can we chill a bit with the back and forths and try to stay on topic?] [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by IAmBroom
MeFi comment - 4 days ago

I just wanted to pop in and say how stoked I am on how well this has gone. At first I was unsure if 90 posts was a realistic number to get non-posters to post. I always found it was hard to "force" myself to make a MeFi post and instead I... [more]
favorited 35 times, recently by Librarypt, wintersweet, zabuni, marienbad, smackfu, hydrobatidae, divined by radio, rebent, DingoMutt, colt45, arcticseal, palegirl, taff, smoke, gatorae, ocherdraco, viggorlijah, zombieflanders, Monsieur Caution, Ruki, trillian, gingerest, rtha, Lexica, ArbitraryAndCapricious, gilrain, jessamyn, emmtee, MonkeyToes, billiebee, nadawi, running order squabble fest, Michele in California, liquorice, sweetkid
MetaTalk comment - 4 days ago

I'm surprised no one mentioned the comedy short "Where are you from?" that illustrates how gross and awful this kind of line of questioning is in a funny way. The comic really drives the point home about the extra creepiness factor of... [more]
favorited 12 times, recently by adrienneleigh
MeFi comment - 4 days ago

waxpancake has an archive of 1,200 computer UI screenshots from movies. [more]
favorited 3 times, recently by thetarium, JoeZydeco, Ideefixe
Ask MeFi comment - 4 days ago

From the first time I saw a peeing Calvin sticker, I thought I recognized the stance from a panel. I remembered it was something like a water balloon, when Calvin was plotting something. One night in 1996 I stayed up nearly all night going through... [more]
favorited 20 times, recently by bq, ocherdraco, en forme de poire, Space Kitty, Atreides, Proofs and Refutations, Uniformitarianism Now!, TrialByMedia, Servo5678, Blue Jello Elf, Jubal Kessler, allthinky, Chutzler, maxwelton, KGMoney, cooker girl, SPrintF
MeFi comment - 5 days ago

It's a bird...
favorited 60 times, recently by SuzySmith
MetaTalk post - 5 days ago

[Yes, let's try to drop the "extermination" derail and discuss the current situation instead] [more]
favorited 3 times, recently by spinifex23, Noisy Pink Bubbles, zachlipton
MeFi comment - 5 days ago

New Internet mantra: "Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle against whatever blind study their Facebook feed is currently... [more]
favorited 44 times, recently by Ms. Next
MeFi comment - 5 days ago

Louie treated her politely and fine through the entire episode. She wanted more. Louie politely declined multiple times. She said, "I'm not asking you out." Louie says, "Ok, lets hang out." Then she gets angry when Louie won't treat it as a date.... [more]
favorited 13 times, recently by donnagirl
FanFare comment - 5 days ago

I can't wait until that journal finally accepts my paper on the past year of Sad MetaFilter. You guys have no idea how much more fun we're having on the mod-only Happy MetaFilter. So many unicorn double-posts there! Anyway, I've said too much...... [more]
favorited 41 times, recently by el io, skoosh, elizardbits, the young rope-rider
MeFi comment - 5 days ago

I have loved, LOVED these posts by Cabel every year. And it's funny, but there's been a huge push to crack down on Washington fireworks in Oregon the past few years. I have friends that have gotten $500 tickets for firing off big loud cannons up into... [more]
favorited 23 times, recently by Songdog, ocherdraco, jdherg, quiet earth, fifteen schnitzengruben is my limit, wallabear, theora55, madamjujujive, running order squabble fest
MeFi comment - 6 days ago

Movie: Captain America: The Winter Soldier
favorited 8 times, recently by The Legit Republic of Blanketsburg
FanFare post - 7 days ago

I have hated every article in every news cycle about women in politics that focus on something mundane and pointless like their haircuts, dress, or makeup. This goes all the way back to my first memories of the early 1980s when half of the mentions... [more]
favorited 31 times, recently by junques, ocherdraco, chronic sublime, Space Kitty, thetarium, NorthernAutumn, wrapper, bryon, polychora, Proofs and Refutations, DrMew, Uniformitarianism Now!, hydropsyche, mordax, sadtomato, oneswellfoop, prewar lemonade, GrammarMoses, heatvision, rtha, persona au gratin, headnsouth, Mavri, kiki_s, sexyrobot, jgaiser, the young rope-rider, scody, maxwelton, mosk, Monkey0nCrack
MeFi comment - 7 days ago

Movie: Repo Man
favorited 9 times, recently by batgrlHG, effbot
FanFare post - 7 days ago

Movie: Carnival of Souls
favorited 4 times, recently by batgrlHG
FanFare post - 7 days ago

Man those narrow streets looked scary in today's second stage. I can't believe they even fit 200 riders and all the associated team cars up those narrow hill climb streets. Totally insane crowds to boot. Also, yeah I was cracking up hearing half... [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by lonefrontranger
MeFi comment - 7 days ago

I just ran across the greatest quote in the back of a book I just finished. It's by a famous Christian and while none of us mods are very Jesus-y I still think it's apt: Do all the good you can, By all the means you can, In all the ways you can,... [more]
favorited 149 times, recently by yohko, nerhael
MetaTalk comment - 8 days ago

From the OP:Thank you so much for these answers. You have really helped relieve my tension. There is no proof, thank god. No emails or voicemails or anything like that. And there will be a platoon of lawyers helping with the estate going forward.... [more]
favorited 7 times, recently by Blasdelb
Ask MeFi comment - 8 days ago

Oh, the other thing I loved is they didn't sexualize Scarlett Johansson too much. I remember the weird Avengers reviews and social criticism of said reviews afterwards where male reviewers said she didn't have any skills beyond her looks, etc, but... [more]
favorited 4 times, recently by viggorlijah
MeFi comment - 9 days ago

[dodgy Quickmeme link removed by poster's request, carry on] [more]
favorited 3 times, recently by gimonca
MeFi comment - 9 days ago

First off, I think Jessamyn is awesome too. I agree with all the major points Jessamyn laid out and acknowledge we didn't always see eye to eye on everything over the last ten years but it was fantastic having her running the show the last few years.... [more]
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MetaTalk comment - 9 days ago

Plans for a Maker Shed
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Ask MeFi post - 10 days ago

The Pelicans have the best mascot. It's exactly what I see in my nightmares every night. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - 11 days ago

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MeFi comment - 11 days ago

Yeah, we can't really delete it since it's been responded to so much, but timsteil, you just earned a week off from the site. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - 12 days ago

Also, I forgot to add: "The longer we talk the more rational I will sound" will totally become a line nerd dudes will use on women after this movie becomes popular.... [more]
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FanFare comment - 12 days ago

Yeah, oddly I've never heard of html5up before, those templates are great and I'm going to redo my personal placeholder page with one of them soonish. Kind of amazing that they're totally free and freely licensed, I hope the original designers of... [more]
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MetaTalk comment - 12 days ago

The 21st century cries for moral justice in culture and art no longer come from the religious, but the non-religious progressive types. Please, this isn't a slippery slope, this is people saying "Man I sure love that $POPULAR_CONTENT... [more]
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MeFi comment - 13 days ago

That video was super great, love the dance, the locations, and the collaboration that made it all possible. [more]
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Projects comment - 13 days ago

Tips/stuff not to miss in Italy for a 2 week family trip?
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Ask MeFi post - 13 days ago

I think the difference between MeFi Music vs. MeFi with regards to snark is that here you are front and center with the creators. I'm all for snark if it is deserving and especially if it's someone being an asshole in some very public way on the... [more]
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Music comment - 13 days ago

Frozen is far from perfect, but generally I like the slow progressive direction that even Disney films are moving towards. I thought Tangled was their first foray into a movie where the main female character can do more than just look beautiful and... [more]
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MeFi comment - 13 days ago

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