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It's Never Lurgi: The AskmeKids would all be "Can I eat that?" and "that" would always be boogers. This post was deleted for the following reason: Of course you can. Doy. -- cortex [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Two years ago

My 12-year-old had a question the other week that would have made for a good AskMe, and for a few minutes I thought about getting her an account and letting her ask it. It occurred to me that it would probably be the first instance of someone posting… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Two years ago

Filling it with sand is absolutely the way to go. You then want to bend it very slowly and gently while turning it. You can roll it back and forth on a smooth flat surface to make sure you've gotten the bend out completely. [more]
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Bermuda? [more]
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If your research initiative sounds like it could be an Ernst Blofeld plot to take over the world, you may want to re-think some things. [more]
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MeFi comment - Two years ago

If you think I should bring it up (I tend to try to not sweat the small stuff or make mountains out of molehills) how do you suggest I word things? "Hey, I noticed that you've never posted a photo of me on Facebook. What's the deal… [more]
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Finnegan is a fantastic name. [more]
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Legomancer: That said, I would happily prefer to take six shovel hits to the head... I believe that is called "Speed Diplomacy". [more]
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MeFi comment - Two years ago

I DEMAND MEFI KID/BABY PHOTOS IMMEDIATELY This is a human person who is younger than MetaFilter. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Two years ago

"Anyone can use any restroom" is going to be OK with a minority of people, and not with many others. Perhaps we could start by making it OK for a young, impressionable portion of our population that doesn't have a lot of… [more]
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MeFi comment - Two years ago

There was one that was a complete shot in the dark about "Help me find this one specific painting" based solely on a description of the painting, and not only was it identified, but the asker was put in touch with the artist directly. I… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Two years ago

Heart of Gold seems like an amazing name for a houseboat. [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Two years ago

The number of individuals who know how to make a can of Coke is zero. Wow. I have a weird co-mingling of love and hate for that factoid. [more]
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MeFi comment - Two years ago

I would have said Philly/NJ as well. I really like her accent. It's edgy and spunky and smart. [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Two years ago

IAmBroom: That can be stolen, just as easily. You are saying money can be stolen as easily as Tide? Certainly not. The security and punishment are orders of magnitude less. I think the things that make Tide such a valuable commodity (if… [more]
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MeFi comment - Two years ago

Strange Interlude: Now I'm starting to wonder if P&G isn't somehow encouraging the spread of the "Tide As Illicit Currency" myth as a strange new form of buzz marketing. It seems like New York Magazine might even be on the payroll,… [more]
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MeFi comment - Two years ago

There are few things I have less brand loyalty to than detergent. Whatever is on sale is what I get. Weird to think that people will only buy a certain brand. Frankly I prefer the unscented varieties, but my wife likes a little fragrance, so… [more]
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MeFi comment - Two years ago

*** Theory Refinement *** Ferris Bueller is a very sick boy. He has a fatal disease, and he is going to die from it very shortly. Everyone at school knows about it, and his struggle to get well has garnered attention from the local paper and even… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Two years ago

In the first Matter, Chief Justice Rock T. Steady rules that all petitioners involved shall change their last name to Kobra, because that is a fucking kickass name. So sayeth the Court. Oyez oyez. [more]
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MeFi comment - Two years ago

foot: I think it's willfully ignorant to deny that public school restrooms are, and will continue to be, segregated by sex and not by gender identity. Of course they are not segregated by sex. If school officials never had any inclination… [more]
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MeFi comment - Two years ago

A ROCKSTEADY supports A CALHAMER to ETERNAL PEACE [more]
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MeFi comment - Two years ago

But what is the game like when everyone has already learned this lesson? Why, even by game two, is anyone surprised or hurt by anything? It's not like you would have had any reason to believe your wife when she said your relationship is more… [more]
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MeFi's Own! [more]
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How does A. want to handle this? Perhaps she should talk to her parents to get their input as well before addressing B. [more]
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My daughter had a stuffed cat named Cake. My niece has a stuffed bear named Purple Purple Boy Boy. He is pink. [more]
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Do you mean real girls? Totally thought that link was going to be about Manti T'eo. [more]
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MeFi comment - Two years ago

Konzept Bär Schweiz "NYC's hottest nightclub is Konzept Bär Schweiz. Run out of a cage at the Bronx Zoo by retired animal pornographer Fozzie Bear-Assed, this club answers the question, "Roar?" It's got everything. Bears,… [more]
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MeFi comment - Two years ago

rifflesby: For instance, you sure wouldn't see a reveal like the Ice King's backstory in The Fairly Oddparents. Nor would a kids' show normally be set in the distant future of a world obliterated by nuclear war. They also pulled a brilliant… [more]
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MeFi comment - Two years ago

I first encountered it as a more motivational/inspirational message -- "Some people, when they have a problem, get upset. Now they have two problems." [more]
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Hello, I'm David McGahan: "The abrasiveness of Amy towards Rory is a good thing for mine. It did trouble me before they fleshed out Rory's character though." Doctor: From now on I will be leaving the kissing duties to the brand… [more]
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MeFi comment - Two years ago

moving is traumatic for cats at the best of times Not always, not for all cats. Our indoor cats have moved between 4 and 2 times, and none of the three ever had much of a problem, aside from the very easily stressed out one who peed in our… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Two years ago

Shouldn't that be "Gr USiano"? [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Two years ago

Also the lego games were all surprisingly fantastic. Yes, exactly what I came in to say. [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Two years ago

Greg: So what's the deal? You: I have a boyfriend who's just the coolest cat in the universe, like literally nicer than Goku. We adopted a dog together and love nothing more than lying around doing nothing together. The rest of my friends are all… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Two years ago

MeFiQuote works really well and blends in to the existing site functionality perfectly, especially if you change the button text from quote to a " like I do. I really miss it when I am on my mobile devices, and I would love to see it officially… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Two years ago

Sounds great. Let's do this thang. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Two years ago

codacorolla: The mods should create a spambot gulag, where you post url-stripped mumbo jumbo that some Markov model has decided to spew on to the site. Hell, I'd read it. shitmycontactformsays.tumblr.com [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Two years ago

It would actually be really interesting to see a serious attempt at NFL logos redone in the style of EPL club crests, the same way this designer did soccer kits for MLB teams. [more]
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MeFi comment - Two years ago

If you figure telling the same joke 32 times in a row is the very definition of sly wit, you might also want to check the mirror. But the joke isn't "What British stuff is he going to put in this logo?" it's "How's he going… [more]
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MeFi comment - Two years ago

I did a little digging, and it seems the "monocle + handlebar = British" stereotype comes from the hit American play "Our American Cousin" which you may have heard of for other reasons. But aside from that Ms. Brockles, how did… [more]
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benito.strauss: A Don. That first LA Dons logo has the Manningface built in! [more]
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The Manning Face logos are this guy's real masterpiece. [more]
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MeFi comment - Two years ago

It is disturbing how often this is appropriate to post on MetaFilter, but I feel I must: "They're made out of meat." [more]
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MeFi comment - Two years ago

If you have something constructive and specific to email to a few of the people you met with, that would be great ("This is the article I mentioned when we were talking about widget optimization." or "This is the chocolate chip recipe… [more]
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Miko: That would be super cool. From then on, anything we decided could be called our "Bretton Woods accords." I say where ever this ends up happening, and whatever it ends up being, we refer to it as "Bretton Woods" to… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Two years ago

This line from the Grantland piece nails it: Leonard, I hope you know what you're doing, because these other two 11-year-old private-equity managers look mighty confident. [more]
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MeFi comment - Two years ago

Melismata: Anyone know what happened to Jim Jones? Did we scare him away forever? We hardly knew ye! There was probably a LoFi Cold Fusion glitch that has kept him locked into that thread for these past 8 years. He can (and does) still post… [more]
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Yes, vacapinta and muddgirl are right. Wearing a red shirt is a necessary but not sufficient condition for being a Red Shirt. [more]
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OmieWise: The entire time I was thinking about that thread, like a mantra, and I was calm. I think we've all had our little "Portabello Moments" in the supermarket. Mine came when I asked the Produce Manager at our local Harris… [more]
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The most recent installment of LARP Trek (a webcomic by MeFi's Own with the premise that DS9 is a role-playing game played by TNG's executive crew) reminded me of the scene in the pilot of Deep Space Nine when O'Brien kicks the station's… [more]
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