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This is a perfectly normal lease situation in my experience, but it is also perfectly normal to negotiate from a yearly lease to a shorter one or a month-to-month situation when your plans are not certain. I'd offer $500/mo for a 6 month lease or... [more]
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Halloween Jack: and then stuff happened and the new Batgirl was Stephanie Brown, formerly the Spoiler and (briefly) Robin and then dead (in one of the most problematic, creepy-snuff-porn kind of ways), and then not so dead and then Batgirl. And... [more]
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I know little and less about the history of BatGirl and your various BatFranchises, but as the father of a 13-year-old girl who is just getting into superheroes through the Marvel Cinematic Universe, I think I will suggest she check this series out.... [more]
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It's funny, growing up in a family of lapsed Catholics in Boston, I was probably in middle school before I realized that there were other kinds of Christians than Catholics. I knew more Jewish people than Protestants. Hard to believe there... [more]
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One thing that comes up a lot is that people read statements about "men" to be about "me." So something that's obviously a broad-brush statement - "men don't read body language" - is read as a personal accusation -... [more]
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MisantropicPainforest: Rude comments from other mothers disapproving of a C-section==not cool but not a huge fucking problem. They are indeed a huge fucking problem for the women that have to repeatedly hear them.... [more]
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Hey thanks everyone. I went with red and blue food coloring, along with deftly sliced apple and judicious use of whipped cream to create "Cap's Super-Soldier Pancakes with Sausages Mjölnir".... [more]
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Oh fuck wait, not Rebecca Sugar for the new Doctor (though I would love to see her take on it). As a parallel to Capaldi, you want someone who is already successful, but is better known for more adult-oriented material. You want Loren Bouchard. This... [more]
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PLEASE DELETE ME FROM THE GOOGLE [more]
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JHarris: - The puppets? I still say "That sounds like funny, but it's not" on a weekly basis. [more]
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I'm starting to think they should just clear all NBA rosters at the end of each season and choose up sides fresh for the next year. [more]
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elizardbits: The baby heads were actually more grotesque than I was imagining, well done indeed. Yeah, and the Codex Seraphinianus cake was more beautiful than I was imagining.... [more]
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Totally 100% normal. Like rabbitrabbit says, these feelings are why a lot of parents stop at one. Things that keep you sane: * Connecting with other parents who have kids about the same age. You can commiserate, and it makes you realize that your... [more]
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I can't see that URL as anything other than The Univer Salty Peface for some reason. [more]
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I am just looking for a used car...what is all this? [more]
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DirtyOldTown: Is it just a weird quirk relating to my age and alt-rock loving adolescence or does anyone else hear the name Grant Mazzy and think Grant (Lee Buffalo) Mazzy (Star)? Heh. I kept thinking that his name "went together"... [more]
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Think of all the medical treatments that require intense pain before healing can begin. Resetting a broken bone, pulling an infected tooth, rehabbing a torn muscle. If you don't experience that intense pain, pain that is for a short time worse than... [more]
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I wouldn't mind seeing the occasional "Frist Psot Month" dedicated towards helping users who have never posted feel comfortable making that first FPP.... [more]
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I am inordinately happy about this. [more]
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This is what I was looking for: The Other 11 Doctors (British women Doctors) An Alternative History of 11 American Doctors An Alternative History of 11 American Female... [more]
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nathan_teske: I thought everyone already understood that Gene Wilder played the Doctor when he was (again) stranded on Earth and decided to run a chocolate factory just to keep busy. One of my favorite games is going through the history of... [more]
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Joey Michaels: Ok, ok, if Dr. Who had been a 50 year running animated series (thus obviating the need for regenerations), what artists or studios would have matched the eras of the different doctors? 1963-1966 Jay Ward 1966-1969 Hanna... [more]
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You would be amazed at the drama that Dog Policy can generate at veterinary hospitals (my workplaces for the last 7 years). When almost all of your employees own multiple dogs, it's generally not feasible to allow them all to be brought to work, and... [more]
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Do you have to use that bow? Could she make something that looks like a strung bow without a string? [more]
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26.2: Okay - It hurt me to do it, but the post is here. *Sees 26.2 rolling around on the pitch, grabbing an ankle. Runs over with magic spray and stretcher.... [more]
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Ask yourself (and her) this question: What does she hope to get out of this badgering? Do either of you think there are answers to these questions that would satisfy her and make her stop asking? I'll tell you right now the answer is no, and she is... [more]
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Rita Skeeter is the worst, cheesiest thing in the Potterverse. Disappointing that she is still around. [more]
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I suppose to parse it more favorably, it would be something like "Having written and designed this experiment myself, I can tell you that our goal was never to upset anyone [with the design of the experiment itself].... [more]
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I saw this a few days ago and his damn song was stuck in my head for hours. He certainly did his job. Also, to this American, his accent is utterly charming.... [more]
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So I spend a good chunk of last night reading Somewhere In Time columns (thanks to waterisinfinite's link) and they are, without exception, glorious. This installment, ostensibly about the summer hits of 1994 is really about the author's... [more]
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I only just realized when making this post that I had a senior year crush on him in High School I am as straight as the day is long, but I still have a crush on Dave Holmes, Whelk. Would you rather hear about the Hollies,... [more]
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mippy: 'B***' is a really horrible word. Plz no. Not saying this is what happened here, but it's a rite of passage for American Python fans to be embarrassed at some point in their lives by not fully grasping the relative offensiveness of... [more]
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I will only see Paul McCartney if he plays "Wonderful Christmastime" once, but for 90 minutes. [more]
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I thought Benoît Assou-Ekotto was the best part of My Name Is Earl. [more]
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For that month, when a user makes a first post to the Blue you could have a little banner or infobox above the comment field saying something like "This is $USER's first post to MetaFilter. Please keep that in mind when commenting.... [more]
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Damn you [more]
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Dip Flash: I'm loving this experiment and I hope it leads to a continued increase in people feeling comfortable posting a wide variety of captivating material. Yeah, I agree. I especially like that, unlike the Best Post Contest, this... [more]
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In other non-standard banking news... [more]
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yonation: Is Brattleboro hippie-ish, or whats the story there? Yeah, Brattleboro is one of the best towns in Vermont, and is amongst the hippiest in the state (which is saying something). It's got a very fun, walkable downtown with just... [more]
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I think it would be great to have more people over at SpoFi. Including me. Physio, magic spray thyself. [more]
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GASSSSSSS FAAAAAAAACE [more]
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Went to see Temple of Doom in the theater as an 8 or 9 year old and was so terrified we had to leave (at the cardiac surgery scene). [more]
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What's so bad about being a librarian?
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If you have an iPad, there are great comic reader apps out there. You can do your shopping from right in the app in most cases. [more]
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(Arsenio) Hall and (Warren) Oates: Oh hai everyone. Is there a game today? I predict US 2 - Belgium 2 with the US advancing on penalties. [more]
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I keep wanting to read the title of this thread as "Game of Thrones: The Children's Books Included" and I wonder what a kiddie lit version of GoT would look like.... [more]
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This was the first occasion in world sport history when the cricket was likely the more exciting option. [more]
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For your birthday, MeFiMu, imma give you... a punch in the dick. [more]
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Boots of the World Cup, Ranked 1. The triangly ones 2. The monochrome normal color ones 3. The hexagony ones 4. The monochrome fluorescent ones 5. Getting hit by the team bus 6. The one foot blue one foot pink... [more]
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We should arrange a "Great Triangle Biscuit Tour" Meetup, ardgedee. Which is this other thread people are talking about? I cannot find it.... [more]
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