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But seriously, you come across one of those snakes, how much time are you going to spend trying to figure out which order the colors are in? Me? I'm fucking out of there. Exactly. My rhyme goes "Red then yellow, kill a fellow. Red... [more]
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Does he think that his proposal is still a secret? Does having the BBQ gift card (or whatever) ready to go suggest that you have figured out his secret? Do you think he will be saddened that he was not able to keep it a secret? If the answer to any... [more]
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She would like to have a phone that can access the web... and stick with the $50/month plan. These two statements are contradictory. It's not going to be possible to do both.... [more]
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mosk: Some of these are both clever and dry, but I feel compelled to point out that the "Submarine to Somalia" sign for the Tottenham Court Road tube stop strikes me as patently racist; imagine a similar sign for BART stops in Oakland,... [more]
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Doesn't the University of MetaFilter have institutional subscriptions to this sort of stuff? If not, I'm totally transferring to Reddit State. They have a better football team anyway.... [more]
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The giant "Always Press This Button" sign made me laugh out loud like an idiot at work. Thanks growabrain. [more]
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One of the pieces of advice often given here on AskMe when people ask "How do I avoid repeatedly going back to a relationship that I know is bad for me?" is "Block the person on Facebook." It doesn't necessarily mean that he hates... [more]
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Focus on meanings you might want to express in the game setting and then find sayings to fit, viz: A pack of wolves comes from all directions. We should split up. Puddings and rinds are all the same to the rat. Don't get greedy.... [more]
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If you stay in LA, and breakup with a different guy, will you move out of LA to avoid seeing him? If that sounds as ludicrous to you as it does to me, then you should move to SF.... [more]
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On Halloween, kids want candy. That's it. Unless you are handing out iPads, anything but candy is a bummer. Full size candy bars are the way to go. [more]
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I would do some Google Image Searches for "iron-on letter sheets" or similar, because they will not only have decent frequency ratios, but will maximize based on the shape/area of each letter.... [more]
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I don't mean to offend anyone, but it has been endlessly amusing to me how much these discussions about the edit window are an Eternal September kind of situation. The edit window has been discussed for years, and its form and implementation... [more]
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So as a parent, I can tell you that the best way to enforce behavior is to set up consequences for breaking the rules. I think if the mods get strict about deleting comments that are edited for content or include ETA disclaimers, people will get the... [more]
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I'm afraid someone is going to try and beat him up over this. [more]
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Hey, I get it, there is a weird psychological hurdle to going from condom to no condom, even if the no condom method you are using is more effective (and let's be clear -- IUD is much more effective than even condom + pill).... [more]
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If you do not go as Dolores Umbridge, you are going to be doing some lines for me. [more]
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ulotrichous: This is stupid. By this logic, no citizen of the star wars galaxy ever uses the bathroom either. Droids. [more]
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PercussivePaul: How do you build, repair, and fly a spaceship without reference manuals? How do you manage a galactic empire without an immense bureaucracy? How do you trade without written ledgers? How do you schedule storm-trooper shifts... [more]
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The Whelk: I dig those crazy metalunians Can you get MeFi formatted for easy reading on your interocitor? [more]
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I was all excited to show this to my wife, because she loves bats, but just actual bats. This is more like Put A Bat On It: The Tumblr. It's OK though Whelk, I forgive you this time.... [more]
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No love for Revolution? I'm enjoying it so far, at any rate. [more]
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If we are talking about Father/Daughter ads that hit you right in the feels, might I suggest Jess Time. [more]
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reprise the theme song and roll the credits: oops i typed an entire comment one key to the left There was a Paranoia module that had some very important instructions typed out shifted one key to the right, if memory serves.... [more]
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Room by Emma Donoghue has a similar feel. It is told by a child narrator with a... unique point of view. [more]
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I always get a bit of a chuckle about these sorts of requests. I thought everyone knew that the way to do this was to create a thread about some aspect of the thing you are going to want to chat about a day or so in advance. You want it to be a solid... [more]
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This, of course, alludes to you: you wouldn't call it bookread I'm going to from now on. I've been liking some of the ideas in The Night Circus, but it doesn't have the engrossing bookread of The Magicians.... [more]
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Catchfire: I wish it was a given everywhere that Israel is unjustly occupying Palestine; I also know that this is not the case, nor is it likely to change here. But what is MeTa for if not to express wishes that things could and should be... [more]
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zarq: The first time that damned ad came on, my wife asked, "Have you seen this yet?" Heh. I made my wife stop fast-forwarding the DVR the other night to watch it and when it was over, she good-naturedly said, "Well fuck you... [more]
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The M-Set is the working title of my new reality show which consists of picking random MeFites to live in a house together for 6 months with no Internet besides MetaFilter.... [more]
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I am the Purchasing Manager at a veterinary pharmacy, my manufacturer's backorder list is several dozen items long, and includes at least two or three items that have been officially or effectively discontinued, in some cases because the market for... [more]
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If songs are OK, you should really listen to The Workers' Song by Dropkick Murphys, particularly this verse: And when the sky darkens and the prospect is war Who's given a gun and then pushed to the fore And expected to die for the land of... [more]
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boo_radley: Who else read this like a Smiths song? Because I have an 11-year-old daughter, I'm afraid I read it like a Taylor Swift song. [more]
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Step 1: Plan "Salvage Day" in which you take your parents to the house and let them take anything they want in a 8 hour time period. Anything else is trash. Step 2: Hire a Real Estate Agent and sell the house "As Is". Step 3:... [more]
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At a previous place of employment, we attempted to address this problem by explaining the situation privately to some of our favorite and most understanding clients and asked them to post reviews/replies on the offending sites. I think the owner may... [more]
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I couldn't believe he still almost missed the boat. All's well that ends well, though. [more]
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I have been archiving in Gmail since 2006 without the slightest hitch. [more]
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That was really brave, Samizdata. We are here for you if you need us. [more]
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Rock Steady: maybe the funniest thing that's happened in the Workroom since Andre's perfect Tim Gunn impression several years back. So, watching the upcoming Project Runway All-Stars promo last night made me instantly realize that it was... [more]
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While maybe not exactly the most sensitive thing he's ever said, Tim admonishing Fabio to metaphorically "bitchslap that bitch" the other week was maybe the funniest thing that's happened in the Workroom since Andre's perfect Tim Gunn... [more]
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You can pry my <small> tags from my tiny dead hands. [more]
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Unless you A) look like shit or B) can't stop coughing/sneezing/sniffling, you should go. [more]
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MCMikeNamara: Rose Tyler: Defense Council I demand you make this now. [more]
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If you go the Interactive Fiction route (and you should), you might consider The Gostak once you have a little practice under your belts. It's a hard game to explain, but basically, the challenge is in understanding the terminology and the concepts... [more]
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My mother does this sort of thing from time to time, and she gets frustrated when we don't remind her. I agree with taff that it doesn't hurt to offer a gentle reminder.... [more]
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asnider: I mean, it's not like I can make bold text extra bold by using the strong tag multiple times (I just tried). Sure you can. You just have to ██████ ████ █████████.... [more]
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ChrisHartley: In this video Mike Lombardo breaks down the rhyme structure in Eminem's "Lose Yourself". It really speaks to Frowner's 2nd point - rap can be amazingly complex and beautiful. I was just Googling for that video! It... [more]
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PuppetMcSockerson: if you aren't you're making a major gamble, especially if this is a job you really want But you are still gambling if you call in sick, you are just gambling on the fact that they won't hold rescheduling against you.... [more]
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I think fanrage might be higher if the boxes where just random space junk with no explanation but I like that more, seems to fit with the idea of the universe being a big, strange place and sometimes stuff just ...happens and the drama comes from... [more]
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nadawi: well, they volunteered for a job they were not qualified for. it wasn't conscripted service. Sure, but it's hard to fault someone for chasing their dream, especially for guys who were on their way down the officiating ladder. There... [more]
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panboi: I saw this film next week. It was pretty good. I think you mean "It willan on-be pretty good." Check your Streetmentioner's.... [more]
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