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JenThePro: "We had been away on a week-long vacation in late October, but we had a family member house-sit for us, so Binky wasn’t alone at all while we were away. We decorated our second bedroom this weekend which meant a few boxes were out... [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 2 months ago

Aww, I kind of like that song. It's got bells, at least. Even as a young child hearing the song for the first time, it was clear that the "bone-headed" lyric was just very biting sarcasm.... [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 months ago

. Peaceful hearts and minds to her loved ones. Thanks for those links, maxsparber. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - 2 months ago

Seconding Downcast over Overcast (heh). It offers insanely fine-grained control on exactly what podcasts are downloaded/played/saved/etc. [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 2 months ago

Bravest Warriors. You're welcome. It's always been Wankershim. [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 2 months ago

If you talk about Mallory Ortberg and do not mention Texts from a Ghost, you are doing something wrong. [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 months ago

George Glass from The Brady Bunch. [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 2 months ago

It says something about Homestuck that for... 5 minutes? I assumed the 503 error was part of the story. [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 months ago

At a restaurant, you want a pedestal so that you can cram the maximum number of chairs (and thus paying diners) into the space. The downside is that a pedestal table is much less sturdy, and can be prone to tipping over or becoming off balance -- how... [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 2 months ago

I love me some HowlsOfOutrage. Thanks for doing this, mdevore! [more]
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MetaTalk comment - 2 months ago

I haven't asked many girls out to coffee, except one (we were going to study together... OK, I'm going to be real with you. This isn't even asking someone on a date. You've got to be totally clear about it. Here are some ways to... [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 2 months ago

I can't really speak to veggie/vegan food, but I know Fiction Kitchen is new and well-regarded in that scene. If you like the sweet stuff, I believe both Videri and Escazu have vegan options. As far as art goes, the NC Museum of Art is quite good,... [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 2 months ago

It's not clear from the picture, but if you have a sidewalk that is covered by the leaves, you probably want to get them off the sidewalk as well as the lawn. Wet leaves can be slippy, and you don't want someone getting hurt in front of your house.... [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 2 months ago

***International Pizza Story*** My High School German class took a trip to Munich in my senior year. About 10-12 American kids with at least 4 years of German behind them. A couple of us go out for pizza on one of our first days there, and our... [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 months ago

The only reason I am looking forward to smart appliances is so that my microwave (or "clock I sometimes cook things in" as Mitch Hedberg put it) makes Daylight Saving as seamless as my phone does.... [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 months ago

Flunkie: I like newsfilter. The best thing about Metafilter is the conversation, not the links. I mean, of course I've found lots of great links through Metafilter, but whether there are great links or not on any particular post is basically... [more]
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MetaTalk comment - 2 months ago

Wow. Never thought this would be how I would join the 1%, but piggie toe. Boston born and raised, late 1970s. [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 2 months ago

My place of business has a slightly bizarre "Swimming Dog" sculpture (by Jim Sardonis) right by the main entrance. It has been nicknamed "Falcor" by the students (of course) and gets decorated with Santa hats and mortarboards from... [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 months ago

I don't know about you, but I think Peter Capaldi has been doing a tremendous job as the 12th Banksy. [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 months ago

Episode XI: The Force Is Just Really Tired Today For Some Reason [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 months ago

HBO made a film about Thomas and Blalock called Something the Lord Made, if you are interested. [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 months ago

If you took a couple of David Bowies and stuck one of the David Bowies on top of the other David Bowie, then attached another David Bowie to the end of each of the arms of the upper of the first two David Bowies and wrapped the whole business up in a... [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 months ago

I'm in almost exactly the same boat as you right now, and I can confirm that the Civics and Corollas that you will find in this price range are too old and have too many miles on them to make them as rock solid as they are claimed to be. I agree that... [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 2 months ago

He needs to be prepared to catch the cat by its tail and emerge victorious from the ensuing struggle-- by far the easiest way to catch a cat, but it WILL scream and fight. Yeah. Tools I would gather for this job: Gloves (the heavier... [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 2 months ago

it probably is worth telling the ranger on duty about the cat and providing contact info in case anyone reports it. If he hasn't already, he should tell anyone and everyone nearby to keep an eye out. I know my first inclination would be... [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 2 months ago

As someone who's never had a date before, the friend to date model is a little bit more comfortable. And how's that working out for you? Sometimes we have to leave our comfort zone to make progress.... [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 2 months ago

Really well done, and completely sums up my feelings about this community as well. In the thread about the young woman looking for help with her unexpected pregnancy, I posted: Let me add this: there have been so many geographically specific offers... [more]
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MetaTalk comment - 2 months ago

Also, there will never be a more fun game than the Katamari series. [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 2 months ago

Go into Settings and unselect "Sync Podcasts." [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 2 months ago

poffin boffin: ""sorry i don't make the rules" and then do the running man out of the room" This is a major Power Move that I am going to adopt in all phases of my life. Parenting, finances, in the workplace, difficult... [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 months ago

I agree that sometimes MeFites get a bit too heavy on the "call your doctor, get a lawyer, see a therapist" type answers, but yoink is exactly right that it is the totality of an AskMe thread that is important.... [more]
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MetaTalk comment - 2 months ago

Hellasaurus [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 months ago

brundlefly: "Yeah, that's been discredited for a long time now." I have a theory that I could accurately predict someone's age within a couple of years by asking them a series of true/false questions about dinosaurs, as most... [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 months ago

Justin Timberlake is in some of the new iPhone 6 commercials. Is it possible that this is some kind of built-in Easter Egg or something? [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 2 months ago

Buying a low-end Macbook?
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Ask MeFi post - 2 months ago

But if you're getting numbers, what happens next? Are you doing that bait-and-switch thing where you pretend to be her friend and think that's going to get you in eventually? Don't do that. As soon as you recognize a connection with someone - a... [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 2 months ago

We have such seasonings to show you Imma let you finish Whelk, but I think you meant We have such wings to show you. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - 2 months ago

As in any cover letter, you need to focus not on how great a job this will be for you, but rather on how great an asset you will be to this organization. Why will your unique mix of education, skills and experience make this... [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 2 months ago

NoraReed: "Or Commander Shepard." For some reason that reminded me of Captain Mal Reynolds. I might try and put that together for next year, actually, if I can get hold of some inexpensive tall leather boots...... [more]
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MetaTalk comment - 2 months ago

Elsa, I'm jealous. I want to run into a creepy clown who may or may not want to kill me. Turn around. [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 months ago

Made of Star Stuff: "Man, oldsters can't even get the jargon that we young millenials use to describe them." I'm still just swingin' on the flippity flop.... [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 months ago

I work at an emergency and specialty veterinary hospital, and I can tell you that the number of clients who are very happy with their pet insurance has increased exponentially over the past 4 or 5 years. It's not going to reduce your vet bills to $0,... [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 2 months ago

Is New York city particularly bad for street harassment? That seemed pretty awful. Happens to my wife any time she walks around by herself in downtown Raleigh, NC. She was recently meeting me for dinner at a restaurant downtown and she... [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 months ago

How about some variant of the winged skull found on many early American gravestones? [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 2 months ago

In a lot of these situations, once you have the wristband, you can leave, but you are still going to be waiting in multiple hours of lines, both to get the wristband (I'd say get there before 7am to be sure) and then again once the actual signing... [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 2 months ago

Please, the preferred nomenclature is "handcrafted currency." "Artisanal specie" [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 months ago

There are a few MeFites that I really hope to meet in person someday. Near about the top of that list you will find Mrs. Pterodactyl. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - 3 months ago

klausman: "I'm wondering who was the instructor of record for these courses. Sure, the final papers were all "graded" by one non-academic after a cursory look, but someone must have been building their FTE on the enrollment.... [more]
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MeFi comment - 3 months ago

I used to put this quote on condolence cards we sent to clients at the vet hospital where I used to work, and I think it's appropriate for this thread as well. For the animal shall not be measured by man. In a world older and more complete than ours,... [more]
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MeFi comment - 3 months ago

Yeah, this person is pretty horrible, but the wrath of Reddit is literally something I wouldn't wish on my worst enemy. [more]
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MeFi comment - 3 months ago

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