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sparklemotion: "I don't know how "You touched a boy and made him a man" fits into "you were a shitty adviser" though." There wasn't any molestation. The "You touched a boy and made him a man" was just… [more]
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It took me a minute to get "Law Squiggle Order". [more]
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Sangermaine: "You join the hallowed ranks of Charles Stross and John Scalzi in the glorious MeFi SciFi Writes Brigade." Ahem [more]
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Really? Called out twice. Jesus Fuck, people. If you're going to do that shit, be grown-up and use my name. Come on. It's foolish to try and have a discussion about what kind of comments are and are not acceptable without bringing up… [more]
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If you follow the link to the full report, it is broken down by county. [more]
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MeFi comment - Last month

I realize I am going to lose points for this (insert shrinkingmario.wav), since you specifically asked us to ignore the ethics of the matter, but in the interest of completeness, I think it is important to reference this amazing AskMe from several… [more]
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The American Animal Hospital Association has put together a pretty comprehensive (and fairly technical) set of recommendations. [pdf] That said, this is exactly the kind of thing your vet should be happy to discuss with you at your… [more]
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That's a dumb system that seems to lead to suboptimal outcomes, but okay, hey, that's the system. I believe that is carved above the doors of the U.S. Capitol Building. [more]
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MeFi comment - Last month

You can add attachments to Google Calendar events, especially items in Google Drive. I'd create a new calendar and give you and your husband full access to it. There is your master timeline. [more]
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Boy it's a tough one. My 14-year-old has always been a cautious kid, and it's still a challenge to get her to get out of her comfort zone. One thing that worked pretty well was reminding her of how much she loved doing [X thing] but how scared she… [more]
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Beafts by Drfe [more]
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A cooking class at the CIA? [more]
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Holy shit, it just occurred to me: Is the license plate FURIOSA and/or WAR-RIG available in my state? [more]
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Soooooo tempting... [more]
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Adventure Time: What if Mad Max: Fury Road was for kids, but replace Furiosa with a shapeshifting dog who is married to a Korean-speaking rainbow unicorn, and Immortan Joe with an ice wizard who is slowly losing his mind. [more]
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I'd go so far as to say it was really only funny in the context of AskMe at that point in its development. It was a pretty informal, casual, jokey place in the early days, and the fact that this question got such a serious,… [more]
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My wild-ass speculation would be that he knew he was going to have to resign as soon as the arrests went down, but he stayed on until after the election because he knew it would take several months to have a replacement election, and that would give… [more]
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Looking forward to all the "Blatter Evacuates" punny headlines. [more]
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cortex: "It's a difficult balance, because, as you say, shows and movies are in fact gonna have legitimate problems, missteps, running/intractable story or thematic or etc. issues, and folks talking about those is something I would very much… [more]
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Heh. I too remember watching Star Blazers on Channel 56 ("LVI is part of living, living fifty-siiiiiix!") after school. The serialized aspect of it was quite captivating in that era of syndicated continuity at all costs. And yeah, that Wave… [more]
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helios410: "While I can understand his wish to be reimbursed, I am somewhat irritated that he did not consult me first so I could direct him to the handy man. So I am at loss. I feel I should explain that I should not be on the hook for these… [more]
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B. Yanyo the RN, A.M.E. is one of the best African Methodist Episcopalian registered nurses I know. [more]
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Well, we did know within the show that the carrot that McCann kept dangling over Don's head was the opportunity to work on the Coca-Cola account. I think that is enough of a hint, no? [more]
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This was not one of the best action movies I've ever seen, this is one of the best movies I've ever seen. What a world, what a story, what characters, what emotion, what terror, what redemption. I will be thinking about this movie for a long,… [more]
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Welcome to MetaFilter+! The network of private sites and services only available to discerning members of MetaFilter! Since your membership was sent as a gift from MetaFilter+ user Rock Steady+ we are sending you this brief orientation message to… [more]
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Some ideas for the box art for FIFA '16. [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 months ago

I do think it is intentionally (and beautifully) ambiguous, but I say that smile on Don's face at the end was not a smile of inner peace, but a smile of "I just got the best fucking idea." On one hand, I love Peggy and Stan being… [more]
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I'm relatively certain you can find people in your local social network who will swap with you. Just check out the comments on this definitive ranking. People have all sorts of wrong opinions on freezy pop flavors. (IMO 1. Purp 2. Green 3. Orange 4… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 2 months ago

Yes, everyone is right. You should dump him. But let me add two tangential bits of advice for your future (better) relationships: 1. Do not discuss your relationship at 3AM. You are more emotional and irritable when you are tired. 2. NEVER… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 2 months ago

feckless fecal fear mongering: "I thought we saw Dawn leaving in the Rollerskating Episode. "You were amusing."" That was not Dawn, that was Shirley. [more]
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FanFare comment - 2 months ago

Here are the keys to having a good experience at your convenient megabank: 1. Find out what is required to qualify for a free account. 2. Go into the branch in person and open up your account. Introduce yourself to a few people. 3. Ask the person… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 2 months ago

This sentence gets better with every clause: Mbeda Ndege is part of a Facebook group of about 600 young African Poles, and he recounted his visits to Ethiopia and South Africa on a Polish television show on which Poles who have traveled to… [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 months ago

I like to think Stan ran to Peggy's office so fast in order to "collapse the waveform" of their phone relationship and their in-person relationship. If he could get to her while she was still on the phone, their positive phone interactions… [more]
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psoas: "Richard kept creeping up to the line of being the right guy ...but he still waved one red flag after another about his reluctance to commit" I don't think Richard ever really concealed what he was looking for - a woman of… [more]
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And the... idiosyncratic translation in the second link is delightful. [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 months ago

MetaFilter: We are always improving our services with your help and your sugerencies. [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 months ago

It sounds like despite their struggles with his illness, they lived about as full and fascinating and successful a pair of lives as you could ask for. You will be remembered, Nashes. .. [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 months ago

I have been on Ask MetaFilter for over 10 years now, and I will say that I am having a hard time remembering a set of answers that is this unanimous about leaving a relationship. This man is a despicable human being, and regardless of whatever… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 2 months ago

Mad Men Season -338: Sir Donal is invited to court, but will he bring Lady Elizabeth? Lord Edward of Chaough opens a branch of Sterling & Cooper, Ltd. in Wales. Margaret is offered a chance to work on the Topaz & Sons Hosiery account. [more]
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kariebookish: "Several of my closest friends will be there - they all know about my condition and one's a health professional. " This seems like enough to me. Unless whatever might happen is going to be life-threatening very… [more]
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Bulgaroktonos: "North Carolina also has an official state toast (like a drinking toast) which I love. I know it by heart, presumably I had to learn it for school, but in my head I always hear with Charles Kuralt's voice." Carl… [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 months ago

I work in veterinary medicine, but I am not a vet. Couple things: 1. I would not continue going to a vet you are not comfortable with, especially in your case where you have so many options. 2. If you switch to a different vet they will need to do… [more]
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Mad Men Season 18: Gene attempts to wrest control of the hot rod garage from Bob. Joan runs into a former colleague at the Academy Awards. President Sterling causes an international incident. [more]
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Some enterprising legislator needs to propose selecting one of their state's Official State Symbols to become the first Official State Official State Symbol. [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 months ago

An interesting take from Chuck Klosterman on the series, and how it epitomizes the weird thing that is "work friendship". [more]
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Next time on The Whole Thing Of Mad Men: A surprising shake-up at Sterling Cooper. Peggy and Joan fight for respect. Don returns to make the pitch. [more]
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My dearly departed Grandfather always used to call Blue Jays "The Sentinels of the Forest". [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 months ago

Turns out the Patriots only suspended Jastremski and McNally at the request of the NFL, which clears up the question of "Why did the Patriots suspend those two guys if they did nothing wrong?" [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 months ago

It's been off the air for a while, but for me the vanguard in the Cartoon Renaissance was Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - 2 months ago

Bravest Warriors. You're welcome. It's always been Wankershim. [more]
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