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Oh yay. I am prov. Let's be friends so you cann beat me at Carcasonne and Ticket To Ride and things! [more]
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Hey, guys? I think someone got MetaChat in my MetaTalk, or something. It's really weird and self-referential, and kind of incestuous, and it all seems to hinge on bunnies. Yup, definitely MetaChat in the MetaTalk.... [more]
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The Deej: "I don't like non-reality being presented as reality. But ever since I read the referenced AskMe, I have to say, it has not dampened my enjoyment of House Hunters one bit." Exactly. I don't watch it for the drama, I... [more]
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I would hire an exterminator to determine how the animals are getting in the house, and then close off the entry points. They don't actually have to kill anything. If there are already animals in your house, you can use a humane no-kill trap to get... [more]
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twoleftfeet: "I joined Metafilter in 1987, so I remember that those stories were actually posted back then, in the pre-Internet days. Back then, when you made a post, it would take several days before anybody would comment on it, because you... [more]
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Scientist, I share your problems with video links, and I am also dismayed that so much content on the Internet seems to be going that direction. I disagree with your suggestion, though, for a few reasons. First, I aesthetically dislike the idea of... [more]
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The Whelk: "You too can have bland middle brow tastes just follow this easy guide!" Yeah, it seems designed for the person who says, "I've heard about this 'reading' thing, but never tried it out. Where should I start?"... [more]
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I had a double post that didn't get caught because I searched for "prisencolinensinainciusol" when I should have searched for "prisecolinensinenciousol." If you could make it so that the double post search function can autocorrect... [more]
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jessamyn: "As near as I can tell it's the 12th here and where bardophile is, so I think she is just giving us a jump on the holiday so people can get their shopping done. And thank you!" Yes, and don't forget about the people who... [more]
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- However, internal storage is more limited on the iPad, and if I understand correctly even with external harddrive you can move files from iPad to external but not external to iPad. That really bugs me. (sidebar explanations for the rationale... [more]
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Y'all know that there is a full-screen option in iBooks, right? [more]
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My daughter and I heard this in the car recently, and came up with the Pop Song Fight Club Theory that the song is really being sung from the point of view of Maeby Fünke to someone who refuses to call her by her somewhat silly name.... [more]
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theichibun: "I don't know what to think now." I bet you also think there's only been one "jessamyn". I think we are on the third or fourth employee to fill the role of "jessamyn" this year alone.... [more]
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Cats should not be outside. Being outside lessens a cat's lifetime by many years, statistically speaking. I know there's some controversy over this, and I'm aware that many, many cat owners don't really think this affects them, but it really is... [more]
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Dude, this is such a universal feeling that it is the subject of the most famous soliloquy of all time. It feels much easier to deal with the evils we know than to exchange them for an unknown situation, even if there is a high likelihood that those... [more]
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Of course it's a bad commencement speech, it's from Wellesley High, for cripes sake! Needham High, class of '94. Needham and Wellesley have the oldest public school football rivalry in the country. Go Rockets!... [more]
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I still can't believe they made me step down after that drunken rant about how libraries should stock porn DVDs. You were a great jessamyn, furiousxgeorge, and imma let you finish, but Paphnuty was the greatest jessamyn of ALL TIME!... [more]
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That is fine, but now I don't know how to navigate through this with just one of us being estrangged from his mother. You can't. You really can't. Even if you arrange it so that you never have to see her, she will still be present in your... [more]
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Fuuuuuuuuuuuck. What really pisses me off here is now I can't believe the Green Bay Packer story, the MCA story, or any of the other awesome tales of holdkris99, even if they were true. Fuck.... [more]
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Change your future with these 32 weird old tricks! [more]
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Which is all fair and good, but the problem often is that people want to discuss outrageous political things with the people that hang out here, not the hoi polloi at Daily Kos or HuffPo. It's true, and I think the great tragedy of... [more]
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arcticseal: "And my personal jet pack still evades me." You shouldn't have turned it on without wearing it then. Once it runs out of fissible material, the autolanding sequence should activate, and then you can just use the Find... [more]
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I love the back of it, with the blades fanning out above the sitter's head, but the base of the thing is just a hot mess. Aegon's blacksmiths apparently couldn't make proper legs, so they just went with "pile".... [more]
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ROU_Xenophobe: "Then a grabbing dingus grabs your chair and pulls you through a series of spinny brush things and dangling wobbly baleen things and suchlike, like in the glorious car washes of old." With this music playing in the... [more]
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One of the grocery stores I frequent is close to this now. I can pick up a handheld scanner, scan my groceries as I pick them out, and bag them in the cart as I walk through the store. When finished, I head to the unmanned register, scan the sign... [more]
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Can you teach a kid that families are different and she should be proud of hers, but also that it’s not appropriate to “out” her trans mom to her class and therefore the whole neighborhood? Young children are notorious for spilling family... [more]
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Romeo and Rosaline [more]
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One what do you do with a napkin? I've never really used one before. Keep it on my lap? Leave it alone until the food comes, then place it on your lap. Use it to wipe your mouth/hands discreetly as needed. Folding it up and placing it on... [more]
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Very tacky. He did not promise those tickets to you, he promised them to "The Petersen Account" (or whatever your company is). If you are no longer involved with The Petersen Account, you have no claim to those tickets.... [more]
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Long-Running Jest [more]
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American Weirdo by Bret Easton Ellis [more]
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Third Base by Madonna [more]
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The Peckish Games [more]
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I lived in New Hampshire for over two years and I am at a loss as for what sandwich could represent it. Does apple pie with cheddar cheese count? You eat it by hand in New Hampshire.... [more]
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Gotta go with a nice Cubano for Florida, right? [more]
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Bulgaroktonos: "Well, I would argue that it should be chopped rather than pulled pork and I'm sure there are some heretics who favor sliced, but yeah it should obviously be a barbeque sandwich." Not chopped on a sandwich,... [more]
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Joan Harris runs SCDP. [more]
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"Umm, yeah, about that... The thing is I'm kinda not really the type of dad you imagine that I am. I don't do tons of cool projects with my kids. I should do more. I feel like an asshole, but I've only done like 4 or 5 craft days with them,... [more]
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Looking for some ideas of cool things to do at home with a partner. Well, there is the obvious thing... Perhaps adding some spice to that department would be a possibility? Role play, toys, kinks, etc.... [more]
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Metatalk threads, especially the ones that aren't inherently contentious, aren't really a limited resource. Wake up, sheeple! We are already living in Peak MeTa! Before you know it, grar will be $10 a gallon and snark refineries will... [more]
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I was bravely holding it in here at work until I got to Honoria . . . is one of those robust, dynamic girls with the muscles of a welter-weight and a laugh like a squadron of cavalry charging over a tin bridge. Now they all think I am... [more]
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The headboard we mounted to a wall was flat on the back and fairly thin and light, so we just screwed it into the drywall -- I'm not even sure we got it into studs -- with nice long screws. Some kind of cleat seems to be the best option, but it does... [more]
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So, I don't think this question really has anything to do with Bronies or swimming goggles, as well meaning as those answers are. I think the real question is about how you interact with your wife and the rest of the world. We all have challenges... [more]
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myselfasme: "Watching t.v. with your son is not really a bonding experience and he will get picked on for watching that show." I disagree pretty strongly with both of those assertions. While they may be true, they are not certain... [more]
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cgg: "Shaking a can of pennies - sorta works, causing her to run away for a few minutes, but also freaks out the other two cats (and thank god I sleep alone). I didn't really keep this up long enough to train any behavior." You've... [more]
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postel's law: "I can't say much as 38 Studios missing payroll affects a family member, but unsurprisingly there are a number of Metafilter members for whom this may be very bad news." As amusing as it has been to see Schilling's... [more]
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Join The Aeschenkarnos System TODAY Thousands of MeFites have already heard the massive information that The Aeschenkarnos System can offer you, your sockpuppets, and your contacts. Do you want: MORE favorites MORE best answers MORE... [more]
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I wonder how much money he could raise auctioning off his kidneys? He'd get more for his ankle ligaments. [more]
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The cartoon Adventure Time has a gender-swapped episode. [more]
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You should certainly ask, but I would suggest that you are perfectly clear to yourself and to him about exactly what it is you are asking for. By that I mean, do you want to spend more time together, do you want an increased level of... [more]
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