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A fascinating series that uses a great deal of invented/altered language is the Monster Blood Tattoo series. I'd argue that it does it fantastically well, but it's not a super popular series, and I could certainly see where the language might put… [more]
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Also, now is the time for someone to Photoshop up a "Alcohol Industry? Go home, you're drunk." image macro. [more]
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MeFi comment - Two years ago

As much as the computer I keep in my pocket and the satellite navigation in my car, this article makes me feel like I am living in the future. Bravo to these brave people. [more]
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MeFi comment - Two years ago

So, dropping off a random bottle of hooch now and again wouldn't me too suspicious to me. As people have said, they could be extras from an event or from a job or whatever. The multiple requests to make a list is what pings my… [more]
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Option A: Call a junk removal business to haul it away for you. Option B: Purchase heavy-duty trash bags. Purchase a FuBar. You do the math. [more]
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I would just cite B. Only if I could not get access to B itself would I resort to "B (as cited in A)". [more]
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Your life is changing every minute, with every decision you make. Why do you think that without a baby everything you list is going to stay exactly the same indefinitely? [more]
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elizardbits, what do you think Worcestershire sauce is made of? [more]
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Wow. Best MIL ever. I would say food, food, food. Hospital food is awful (or at least it was when our daughter was born years ago), and with a brand new baby it is hard to find a minute to just go down to the cafeteria. [more]
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Guilty or Not Guilty are such outdated metrics. You really need to adjust for Judge Effects and calculate Convictions Above Replacement. [more]
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trivia genius: How about a Nest thermostat? I would totally get a Nest and a Lockitron. [more]
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So great. I've always liked Trey Wingo, as a Pats fan Tedy Bruschi is a man among men to me, and "THERE WILL BE NO SURVIVORS" almost redeems Mark Schlereth. But couldn't they have started a rumor that the Buccaneers were interested… [more]
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kiltedtaco: You're probably not, but I think you're equating "cynical" with "accepting of extra-contractual fuckery" To be clear, I wouldn't accept it. I'd sue the bechamel sauce out of them. It just seems weird to me to… [more]
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gregor-e: it's perfectly normal to spend a couple hundred bucks and three days time on something completely frivolous. It's a promotion for his business, as has been mentioned multiple times in the thread. [more]
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What is the value of those items? The reason that I ask is that the employees of the store are almost certainly rated on their "shrinkage", and if these items will contribute significantly to their shrinkage percentages, you owe it to them… [more]
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So the greatest idea. Can you limit the eyes to veggies that would be peeled before eating? Even if not, and you have to slice off the bit that the eyes were stuck to before preparing, I'm sure that it is worth it for the sake of… [more]
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GenjiandProust: Actually, each one was painstakingly machined down from a normal-sized tool! Nope, they were created by 3" tall carpenters at 2:1 scale. [more]
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MeFi comment - Two years 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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never used baby shoes: A fun game to play is to assume that most Sith names came from taking a word that starts In, and dropping that Darth Ternal Darth Somnia Darth Sect Darth Formation [more]
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codacorolla: So they conducted an experiment and remotely collected data from a population that they had no buy-in with, didn't make any efforts to co-design with, and never collected consent from? Foisting Western notions of "buy-in,… [more]
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Eyeball leeches are transmitted from host to host purely by gaze, so if you look at a picture of an eyeball leech, you now have an eyeball leech. Also, make sure you don't leave 'em on there for more than a couple of days, or you will end up with the… [more]
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Fuck the heck? No way are you expected to pick up foreign poo. [more]
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Grangousier: Although "wiring a plug" is used as the baseline absolute minimum practical competence task - above changing a lightbulb, but below, say, brain surgery. What do the rest of the world use for that? Changing a lightbulb,… [more]
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Tim Schaefer (creator of Grim Fandango) has an insightful take on the deal. Frankly, he's totally right, no matter how badly I'd like to see Manny Calavera on the big screen. [more]
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blue_beetle: If you don't see the eyeball leeches then its already too late. Yeah, they secrete a toxin in their saliva that damages your optic nerve in such a way that you can no longer see eyeball leeches. Basically, if you don't… [more]
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MeFi comment - Two years ago

The Dollhouse [more]
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IAmBroom: To be fair, caves don't tend to move very fast, so longer exposures are possible. I dunno, IAmBroom. Some of those caves look like they could be sneaky quick. [more]
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houndsoflove: This is a nice, thoughtful gift idea and I'm sure he will appreciate it. Because he is in need, I'm not sure he'll consider it more than friendly. Yeah, I would argue that a small, thoughtful gift in a time of need tilts the… [more]
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Wow. My 11-year-old daughter is firmly entrenched in the Disney mythos, and I've noticed a couple of overtures over the years to entice more boys into the fold (Phineas and Ferb probably being the most successful one). I guess they figured it was… [more]
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MeFi comment - Two years ago

Shit. Fuck. Can I switch to Don Draper's apartment? [more]
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TheWhiteSkull: Nonsense. The Annals haven't been relevant since 1893. Name me an appliance that has been invented since the reign of the Grandmother of Europe, and I'll show you a naff bit of frippery that can only lead to dissolution and… [more]
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I'm wondering if I should call back and ask-- but after that weird abrupt hangup, I'm almost afraid of what the answer would be. I can almost assure you that it is nothing personal. Consider that they probably have many of these callbacks… [more]
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thecjm: Dammit! Bob Iger just said they also bought the treatment from Lucas for films 7-9. Yes, just like Indiana Jones made sure the Ark of the Covenant was well taken care of. [more]
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MeFi comment - Two years ago

catlet: I now feel the need to subscribe to British Appliance-Fancier Monthly. Barely literate heathens. Right-thinking appliance aficionados prefer the Annals of the Royal Society of Cooking Implements and Machinery… [more]
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potsmokinghippieoverlord: When this list was released, Schorr read it live on television, not realizing that he was on the list until he came to his own name. That might be the best thing that ever happens in the history of journalism, past… [more]
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Jameses Bond? [more]
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Apple's market cap is over SIX TIMES that of Disney. Apple could pay cash for Disney and still have $10 billion left over for drinks. I've been saying for years that the next step for Apple is to start making the content they sell. The… [more]
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Greg Nog: OH GOD NOW I CAN'T STOP THINKING ABOUT BRAD BIRD GRIM FANDANGO FUCK FUCK FUCK Some MeFite must have his email address right? Can we ask him if he'd consider it? I won't be able to sleep until I hear he's at least thinking about it… [more]
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We are talking about a bridge in Durham, so valkyryn was probably getting his math from the Duke Mathematics department. #wolfpack [more]
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It's evidence of Nixon's paranoia that not only did he not know who his enemies were, he didn't know who his friends were, either. Without knowing much about Nixon's campaigns specifically, it's not hard to imagine that his road through… [more]
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MeFi comment - Two years ago

Take turns? Neither my wife and I would identify as sub or dom, but we definitely have times when we take on those personas, depending on what the other person is in the mood for. If you put in an honest effort to "fake it 'til you make it"… [more]
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It's not FBI-based, but I have enjoyed the first few episodes of Elementary, and I think it will be right down your alley. [more]
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Start to look at examples of accurate portion sizes online. Try to keep them in mind when eating. I also like to think of how strong and in control I feel when I can resist my base, unhealthy desires using only willpower. It's quite empowering… [more]
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Hot-air balloon hat + action figure attached around your ankle = Felix Baumgartner [more]
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On a scale of one to ten, one being normal, ten being slap-in-the-face rude: 1) If done before tasting the food, 4.5, after 2 2) 1 3) 5 4) 6.5 5) 7 I'd bump those scores on 4 and 5 up a full point if the prep forces Andy to delay eating. But… [more]
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Amoral Apparel [more]
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entropone: Neat. And almost cartoonishly wobbly. Are they puppets?! I think they are being piloted by Scott Tracy. [more]
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Network, network, network. As many and as diverse a set of friends and acquaintances as possible, especially (I'm sorry to say) wealthy and well-connected ones. [more]
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iTunes is not designed to take music off an iPod. It is intended to sync music from a computer to an iPod (though Apple is moving to a new, iCloud-based paradigm, but that's beyond our scope here). If you google "transfer music from iPod to… [more]
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Mayor Curley: Reading the thread, it looks like a lot of people here buy it. I wouldn't say I "buy it" exactly. Constructed or not, it is fun to watch him interact with people on his show. The stuff about his homophobia is… [more]
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