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Pah! The Khitomer Accords are not worth the PADDs they were written on! [more]
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MeFi comment - 3 weeks ago

[purchase an indulgence] [off with their heads] [more]
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MetaTalk comment - 3 weeks ago

eh, we're ok. Pistols at dawn, sirrah! [more]
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MetaTalk comment - 3 weeks ago

A chicken can have 4 or 5 teeth on each foot. Chickens lay different colored eggs, depending on this season's trendiest colors, as set by the Maison des Poulins in Paris. Chickens are bad mamma-jammas. If cut off, a chicken's beak can be... [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 3 weeks ago

Soupy Feckin' Norman. [more]
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MeFi comment - 3 weeks ago

I was just about done watching tonight's new episode of True Detective. It was so great, with the true form of the Yellow King revealed, and Rust turning into a literal Avenging Angel, and Marty's daughter showing up to save the day, but... [more]
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MeFi comment - 3 weeks ago

jessamyn: Because flags also signal to newer users the sorts of things that are not okay and that you can use the flag feature for. I completely understand and support that rationale, but from that standpoint, if you were to allow users to... [more]
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MetaTalk comment - 3 weeks ago

EmpressCallipygos: Fisherman's Blues Every kid I know that has heard that song becomes entranced by it... MCMikeNamara: Every horror story about kids is so hilarious when they aren't your problem. Ehn, half the time when my... [more]
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MeFi comment - 3 weeks ago

zarq: Transwarp beaming is a disaster waiting to happen, in-universe. Consider its effects on warfare. Imagine: you beam photon torpedo warheads into another solar system onto a habitable planet, space station or into a star. All you need are... [more]
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MeFi comment - 3 weeks ago

royalsong: I think I might hit up youtube and see if anyone has tried to explain the basics for those of us who are interested in learning. Like CrashCourse for music. Totally. Ideally, does anyone know of a decent "Pop Music... [more]
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MeFi comment - 3 weeks ago

You are doing science wrong if your conclusion is "The running man is good dancing." [more]
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MeFi comment - 3 weeks ago

tafetta, darling!: My exclamations of surprise, disgust and frustration usually take the form of "Oh my God" or "Jesus Christ!" or "Holy shit". I want to find some new - preferably safe for work and young ears -... [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 3 weeks ago

kafziel: I don't know whether I'd put it above or below Simon and Marcy. The plot and story of "Simon and Marcy" are pretty powerful, but it's the emotion of "I Remember You" that really hits me right in the feels.... [more]
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MeFi comment - 3 weeks ago

Sara C.: You can't completely re-jumpstart a show after 100 episodes. Sterling Archer and I beg to differ. [more]
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MeFi comment - 3 weeks ago

Honestly, if you hate viral marketing with the power of a thousand suns, you should probably just not participate in things like this. There is at least a non-zero chance that someone has paid something to someone for this, and if that sours the... [more]
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MeFi comment - 3 weeks ago

Bulgaroktonos: One time I was watching an episode and my father came in, saw her looking good for some reason, I bet that reason was workin' out. If y'all nerds are not following Fashion It So, I don't know what to tell you.... [more]
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MeFi comment - 3 weeks ago

I read a blog post once upon a time that defended "Darmok" by suggesting that the Tamarians have a "juvenile" form of their language that they speak as children, but then abandon it as they mature for their metaphorical language.... [more]
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MeFi comment - 3 weeks ago

jessamyn: Not sure what's going on exactly, but it would be helpful to get more at-the-time feedback about this stuff. Are we (unintentionally) moving toward a more permissive posting model? About the only thing I don't want to see on... [more]
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MetaTalk comment - 3 weeks ago

Ruthless Bunny: You can go to a doctor and get your blood titred to see if you still have immunities. Veterinary health professionals routinely get the rabies vaccine, and then get titered annually to see if they are still protected. My... [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 3 weeks ago

Three Amigos [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 3 weeks ago

If you see her (and she sees you) from a distance, a smile, a head nod and a little wave is sufficient, especially in a library. You do not have to approach her and make conversation. If you see her at close range, "Hi." or "Hello... [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 3 weeks ago

1. Stack books in 8-12" tall piles of similar sized books. 2. Wrap liberally in packing cling film (you can buy it at any Uhaul type place or at office supply stores). These make dense little packs that are not too heavy, are easy to stack... [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 3 weeks ago

Copronymus: There is not 3 seasons worth of TV content in those books. There isn't 2 books worth of book content in them either, if I'm being honest.... [more]
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MeFi comment - 3 weeks ago

Happy Together might be the best song of all time. It's at least in the conversation. [more]
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MeFi comment - 3 weeks ago

Oh, man, can we get them to say "The Durham Bulls welcome MetaFilter" on the JumboTron? That would be awesome! [more]
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IRL comment - 3 weeks ago

Once again, Harvard has cost me $1,000,000,000. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - 3 weeks ago

feckless fecal fear mongering: And the series closes with him realizing how much he is completely unable to do the job, and over there in the background is ______, plotting, plotting. Hodor.... [more]
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MeFi comment - 3 weeks ago

Yes! We must do that! [more]
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IRL comment - 3 weeks ago

Totally excited for this. Can't wait to see everyone. Bring your cousin, leesh! Bring your flu, cat_link! OK, maybe not that last one. The menu seems a little adventurous for me (I'm not eating any tendons, I know that), but I'll trust y'all to steer me in the right direction. [more]
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IRL comment - 3 weeks ago

lolbuckeyes [more]
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MetaTalk comment - 3 weeks ago

I agree with Sokka shot first. Not only is it offensive, it poisons the well of (what I assume is) your genuine appreciation for the music. [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 3 weeks ago

Go smart kids! [more]
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MetaTalk comment - 4 weeks ago

Joviwan: "Did he write that entire long repsonse article without realizing that she has, in fact, paid for most of her music digitally, or gotten it from freebies and promos while working at a radio station?" That's not what it... [more]
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MeFi comment - 4 weeks ago

First off, I applaud this stance, and I think it is a wise move and long overdue. However, there is a bit of throwing the baby out with the bathwater that happens here. My daughter has (and loves) The Daring Book For Girls, and as the... [more]
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MeFi comment - 4 weeks ago

For the first three, I totally agree, biscotti. The last two felt excessively stretched out, though. [more]
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MeFi comment - 4 weeks ago

GASSSSSSS FAAAAAAAACE [more]
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MetaTalk comment - 4 weeks ago

In other non-standard banking news... [more]
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MeFi comment - 4 weeks ago

I like to try and tell myself that I have a sophisticated palate, but when I end up with lettuce v cucumber in the Green Veg Regional Finals, I know I am just fooling myself.... [more]
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MeFi comment - 4 weeks ago

Can I just say this pair of alternate readings delights me, no matter which is correct? Please see that we all have bodily perfection in the next realm, see that none of the rest of us have to bear painful memories {OR Please see that we all... [more]
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MetaTalk comment - 4 weeks ago

Ardea alba: I'd recommend you break up as soon as you can, by text or IM. People on holiday have a lot of opportunities to make romantic connections, due to the nature of traveling. I was just going to recommend the exact same thing. Even... [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 4 weeks ago

*clears throat, adopts boss voice* Hey, Stewriffic. This is Boss. Um, from Work? I just had a telephone call from... Corporate... and it turns out you don't have to travel on that day you were asking about after all. Your coworker... Joe... Smith? He will take care of it. Also, you probably get a raise or something. Talk to you later! *whispering* How was that, guys? I think Stewriffic totally bought it! [more]
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IRL comment - 4 weeks ago

The Learnèd Bible: Deep Interpretations of Biblical Texts from a Critical but Appreciative Point of View You may want to leave off the accent grave when writing it out, but pronounce it "learn-ED" whenever you say the name.... [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Last month

It's a bit of a derail, but looking at the images of Fort Macomb make me think of Fort Jefferson in Dry Tortugas National Park. The doctor who set John Wilkes Booth's broken leg was sentenced there and was pardoned after he helped quell an outbreak... [more]
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I can't believe I'm actually doing this, but Hufflepuffs are loyal and honest, and that ain't Marty. [more]
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MeFi comment - Last month

"Well look at ye. Standing there with that stupid face on ye." I also loved the woman with the 8-year-old husband and Esther's phase where she thought she was a dog.... [more]
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MeFi comment - Last month

Ghidorah: I so badly wanted this to say "clever mod," followed by raptor-cortex and raptor-Jessamyn devouring HuronBob while raptor-pb looks on You get your first look at this "six foot turkey" as you enter a clearing.... [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Last month

Has anyone seen a timeline of the show depicting the various events chronologically? I get confused about what happened when. [more]
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MeFi comment - Last month

Mindblowing. "The Yellow King Theory". [more]
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MeFi comment - Last month

Yeah, you can push it much further back than you think. You could try your local pet supply store (or maybe even Walmart/Target) for a pet piller, which will really help.... [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Last month

I hear there will be customizable user pages and <img> tags as far as the eye can see once we get to the new box everyone, so don't panic. Just be patient while we shut down the site for a little while, and then everything... will... be... OK...... [more]
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