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thebrokedown: Flashbacks to Wendy's Frosties. Leave it on the dashboard? No problem! Well, other than your Frostie being hot. Yeah, no. When you grab a Frosty™ with your Son of Baconator™, you gotta eat the Frosty first, or else you are... [more]
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that's candlepin: Nationally, it's Cs and Ds across the board. With one B for solid waste. Woohoo! We passed! [more]
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Real hats are rare enough that any rules that were once followed have atrophied to the point of meaninglessness. [more]
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OMFG. I use the word hate very rarely in my life, but I. Hate. This. Guy. It's incredibly irrational, I know, but the phrase "with the heat of a thousand suns" comes to mind immediately.... [more]
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You're going to let Ted win that easily? [more]
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jbickers: And yeah, if his sidekick isn't a wisecracking little girl named Stormageddon Dark Lord of All then they will have made a huge miss. I think Wilf has more of the Ed McMahon-y vibe you are looking for in a late nite sidekick.... [more]
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phunniemee, did CAH kill your parents in an alley when you were a child or something? Cards Against Batmanity. [more]
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If Car F is there, pull into the turning lane such that you are facing Car F, but are far back enough to let them easily turn into their driveway. Once they are gone, pull ahead and perform your left turn. You may end up waiting a while if there are... [more]
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umbú: Cortex's fingerpickin' version of Laurie Anderson's O Superman is one that I keep coming back to. If we are talking about songs that we always come back to, umbú, I submit your amazing cover of "Human Behavior" --... [more]
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If there is a line of Cars F, you may be able to make eye contact with the drivers and someone should get the hint before they pull up and will let you go. The other option I can think of is rather than turning around at the busy intersection,... [more]
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The recent Paramore song "Still Into You" is a great example of this genre. [more]
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Another more recent MeFi example. [more]
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I think you're in the wrong thread, Ghidorah, but I kind of hope not. [more]
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MeanwhileBackAtTheRanch: And what if I have actually already checked my privilege, considered it carefully, and decided that, specifically only in this context, everybody still needs to lighten the fuck up? Then you are hereby allowed to... [more]
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cortex: "we can get u #1 results on google" Your ideas are intriguing to me, and I wish to subscribe to your newsletter. [more]
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pb: So I'm not sure we need anything more than what we have now for that kind of idea. I just think it would be so much easier to understand with a simple date-ordered list like in IRL. Makes sense to give it a few weeks to see how... [more]
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not_too_xabi is killing me as a team name. [more]
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The awesome "It Was A Great Year (For Movies With Robots)" just came up in my shuffled playlist, so yeah, MeFiMu is pretty great. [more]
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I use tags as bookmarks. [more]
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It's anecdotal, but as soon as I took my MA off my resume, I started getting interviews for the admin jobs I was applying for. Did you do any kind of part-time work or internships during your Master's program that can help fill the gap?... [more]
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dismas: this means that every year you can discuss the merits of the version of Jingle Bell Rock that only features the words Jingle, Bell and Rock. And jock ringle, I guess. One of the attendees at our recent Meetup (Maecenas?) said that... [more]
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josher71: Do you think Sturridge and Lambert will partner like SAS? ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ [more]
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Someone take the keys to the boot room away from me. I can't stop this Klinsmannian tinkering with my team. I think I've been through a dozen starting XIs in the past week.... [more]
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Also, it's possible there are MeFites that have never heard this amazing [NSFW] track that celebrates it's 6th anniversary (!) on Friday. NSFW because lyrics and because you will be laughing and krumping so hard you will embarrass yourself.... [more]
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I know MeFi is almost deathly allergic to the idea of setting up different "levels" of users, but the backtagging effort was a huge success, with little to no abuse, as far as I know. Would it be possible to have users volunteer for... [more]
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Thing: The great thing about most of these words is that you can make them up as you go along. Just nick a word from a Latin dictionary and stick [something] on the end. If you screw it up nobody will ever know. You just invented... [more]
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In the pre-Obamacare world, you could do a thing where you sign up for COBRA at the last possible minute and then delay paying your premiums until the last possible minute, and you could negotiate a situation where you were in a Schroedinger's state... [more]
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This is great and good. [more]
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I generally signal that I am done by crumpling my burger wrapper, sticking it in the empty fry box, and throwing the whole thing on the backseat floorboard.... [more]
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For a while when they were transitioning from longboxes to bare jewel cases, they used to put jewel cases into these plastic exoskeletons to make them the same size as a longbox. It was a weird time.... [more]
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feckless fecal fear mongering: That's just poor FOH & expo management. Working in food service is a blessing and a curse because on one hand, it makes you more sympathetic to servers and how hard their job can be, but on the other hand,... [more]
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gadge emeritus: Tears aren't a sign of weakness. Own them. Hmm, I've always thought that "joke" was more a self-deprecating knock about not being in touch with your own emotions. Like, if water is leaking from my eyes it must be... [more]
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Hoopo: You may be right, but then I also sorta remember dudes dressing like that in the 80s. Short shorts and belly shirts and stuff. Did I mention I am glad the 80s are over? Yes. I grew up in the 80s and definitely had short shorts (those... [more]
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And this one. [more]
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This previous MetaTalk post does what it says on the tin. [more]
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I've spent 39 years and change in a deeply racist society, I am accidentally racist all the time. It's like getting spinach caught in your teeth or having a terrible zit or having your fly down, you want someone to TELL you when you're doing it.... [more]
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Help me create an ARG for my daughter.
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They practice by playing a one-on-one game made up of shooting difficult shots from different parts of the arena. If you missed the shot, you are given one letter of a five letter word, and the first person to spell the whole word loses. This game is... [more]
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Two of my favorite AskMes: Is cereal soup? Is quiche pie? And tangentially related: How much is a deviled egg? [more]
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The Whelk: I hereby want a vote on which murderous weapon-wielding animal should grace the great seal of New York State. Rat King with a tazer.... [more]
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Thanks for sharing that, tallthinone. [more]
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It was striking to me the number of 90s songs where I couldn't pull the title out of my memory, but I knew the song well enough that I could sing it until I came across the title in the lyrics.... [more]
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So many levels. A fascinating story about the improbable solving of a cold case by examining a brutal fictional account of a heinous crime. Thanks for posting.... [more]
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I think you mean a chicken vandwich. [more]
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For what it's worth I mostly agree with you about the NewsFilter thing, but it's not cool to question the quality of a thread within the thread itself. You can Flag it or take it to MetaTalk. Threadshitting is not permitted.... [more]
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kyrademon: When asked to define a cat, you might think of things like four legs, tail, characteristic ear shape, etc. But then, when presented with a three-legged, tailless cat with ragged ears, you still instantly recognize it as a cat. How can... [more]
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Back to the sandwich board. [more]
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You could not have an entry in the drinking game about "they make a weather-related pun about the contestant who is a weatherman" because alcohol poisoning.... [more]
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As the best maker of grilled cheese sandwiches of my generation, I am embarrassed I neglected to consider them. [more]
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-- Backstory involves a climbing wall - drink -- Multiple competitors from the same family - one drink per family member -- Competitor makes it up the wall on their third attempt - three drinks -- Competitor dips a toe in the water climbing down... [more]
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