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JohnnyGunn: "was nice to my girlfriend" So important. My Mom was superhumanly accepting of the frankly bizarre subsection of the female species that I brought over to dinner. [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Two years ago

You should list it, only because if you get hired somewhere local, it may well come up that you worked there, and it could be awkward if they feel you were not totally honest about your work history. Better to figure out a good spin on it to give… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Two years ago

There are no celebrities I would like to hang out with more than Captain Mal. Maybe Joe Biden and NPH. [more]
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MeFi comment - Two years ago

Basically violence or sex. Where you draw the line on those two continuums is the question, and I don't think you can accurately predict where another random parent/family will draw their lines. Also, the make-believe-ness of your various holiday… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Two years ago

You are going to want to speak to a "compounding pharmacy" near you. They will be able to answer all your questions. Ask your doctor's office if they have one that they recommend, as they can vary widely in terms of reliability. If you let… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Two years ago

I just wanted to chime in to say, as a parent, it is totally your call whether or not to decide if swearing is against the rules or not, and I think it is out of line for commenters here to question that. Secondly, if your son is the only one who… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Two years ago

somersault: An open bed trailer. My apologies. Then even if it is full of what appears to be trash, he has no right to go through it, and I'd report it in the future as trespassing. [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Two years ago

koeselitz, I think it is more an issue for people on restricted data plans. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Two years ago

What is the old Twinkie mystery? [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Two years ago

If she's into sci-fi, Doctor Who is an ideal series for pre-teens. You could get her started with the first series of the reboot. [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Two years ago

There is a trick for cleaning out your closet that works by turning your hangers around in your closet. As you wear a piece of clothing, put the hanger back the right way. After 3/6/12 months, anything still on a backwards hanger gets tossed. I would… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Two years ago

stupidsexyFlanders: They actually do play with the weight, tweaking it up and down -- weight is the new price. An NY Times article on the practice. [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Two years ago

Just count your grant apps as valid wordcount. 150 pages is at least 50k words! Epistolary novels are old and busted. Novels-in-the-form-of-grant-application are the new hotness! [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Two years ago

Segundus: If it's stately homes you're going for, maybe you could rent a miniature one of your own - Fox Hall or Oxenford Gatehouse? I second this in the strongest language the Dowager Countess will permit. Staying in a Landmark Trust… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Two years ago

I set the size to -12 and now I've come around through the verso side of the Internet. It's weird. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Two years ago

Do you have photographs of the two of you from when you were first dating that you could enlarge and/or frame? My wife and I started dating before digital photography, so we don't have too many photos from our early days, but when I see them I always… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Two years ago

corb: when is the last time DOMA has been legally challenged? The Supremes will hear it in March. [more]
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MeFi comment - Two years ago

Iridic: If on a Winter's Night a Danza, by Tony Danza. I've just changed my plans. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Two years ago

zenon: Alcohol is such a big issue for the First Nation communities, this just makes me so very sad. Maui Wowie is marijuana, not alcohol. [more]
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MeFi comment - Two years ago

Even before you mentioned it, my thought was that your ex wanted to tell you about a sex dream she had of you. No question. Now, whether her motivation in doing so is to rekindle something with you, I'm not so sure. [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Two years ago

They mention it briefly in the footnote to the article, and it is too late to make much of a difference for this year, but if you are a transplanted football fan like myself, the506.com is a real godsend. It maps out exactly which games you will see… [more]
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MeFi comment - Two years ago

dubusadus: There's no real boogeyman because how could a boogeyman be as petty and dumb as to have a Twitter account or care about this Coldplay superfan? Actually makes me wonder for a second if these "whacky North Korea" stories… [more]
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MeFi comment - Two years ago

The New Post page should now make clear that some people will not see the Title, and that it should not be essential to understanding the Post. Since you can also set the Body font size to zero, should we tell users that some people will… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Two years ago

fishboy: In reality, most of the MPFC sketches are awful. You'd occasionally see one of the more famous sketches, but it was sandwiched in large amounts of unfunny filler. Most of the sketches simply don't stand up well to the test of time… [more]
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MeFi comment - Two years ago

zarq: The Daily MeFi? Is this a hidden feature? It's cheaper just to subscribe to the print version and throw it away when it shows up on your doorstep. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Two years ago

Everyone I've recommended the unique Monster Blood Tattoo series to has liked it quite a bit. The second book in particular is nice and meaty. [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Two years ago

KokuRyu: I want to belong to your family. You'll have to become fluent in our little creole that consists mainly of repurposed quotes from The Simpsons, Monty Python, The Princess Bride, Adventure Time, Iron Chef, Toddlers and Tiaras and… [more]
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MeFi comment - Two years ago

You are a good dude, mathowie. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Two years ago

Every time anyone in my family sees a Smart car driving down the highway, we yell at each other to "Put it in heacht!" [more]
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MeFi comment - Two years ago

He could buy her a Visa gift card with the appropriate balance. Some banks (I know Bank of America does) offer the ability to create a "virtual" credit card number with an arbitrary dollar limit and expiration date. He could create one… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Two years ago

dios: It would be great if people would stop reprimanding those who are voicing criticisms. I think it is perfectly OK to reprimand people who are being jerks to other MeFites, even if those other MeFites are the mods. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Two years ago

sometimes the relationships did not start off as peers, they were more mentor-mentee type I think this can be a very easy relationship to convert to friendship, but a very hard one to convert to romance. Perhaps you should spend some time… [more]
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Miko: it's also sort of a shame that "don't like it? There's a script for that!" can become sort of a fallback position that justifies any structural changes. I totally agree with you. That said, I don't think that is what is… [more]
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The PBS sale was fortunate for Python in more ways than one: when the offer came in, the BBC was on the point of wiping the tapes for reuse. Holy shit. I really do not want to live in that alternate universe. [more]
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MeFi comment - Two years ago

I've always associated it with Cantaloop and Never Gonna Get It. [more]
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I wonder if it isn't time to close this thread up? Maybe with a final comment explaining that the mods have taken the comments so far under advisement and will consider changes to the displayed titles over the next few days/weeks/whatever, and that… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Two years ago

procrastination: I just cut a little strip of athletic tape and put it inside the ring. My wife has done this. you can even wrap a long, thin strip of tape around the base of the ring to make as thick a sizer as you need. For what it's… [more]
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You can blow peoples' minds by pointing out that the cross streets in the Back Bay proceed in alphabetical order: Arlington, Berkeley, Clarendon, Dartmouth, Exeter, etc. No. It will sink much earlier than that, when the rot that's on the Back… [more]
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MeFi comment - Two years ago

I think this probably a case where we should answer the question as asked (and clarified) and not assume too much about any of the participants in this situation. [more]
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What time is it? | (• ◡•)| (❍ᴥ❍ʋ) Sweet babies! [more]
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MeFi comment - Two years ago

shakespeherian, I would like to see a complete Beatles to Python concordance, thx. Mr. Creosote = Maybe I'm Amazed [more]
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MeFi comment - Two years ago

(1) Yes, very. [more]
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batmonkey: Why can't he just do a check to the clinic, post-dated for date of the procedure? They don't take checks. [more]
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octothorpe: Well they did wipe a whole lot of Dr. Who and lots of other early BBC stuff. Oh yeah, I know, and while I love me some Doctor Who, I'd trade the whole series for Flying Circus. [more]
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MeFi comment - Two years ago

we're going to find out that she's the one who erased the old BBC masters. Oh man. You're going seriously meta on us. I once had an idea for a meta-Who episode arc. It involves the BBC purposely airing slightly different versions… [more]
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MeFi comment - Two years ago

Picture the scene: a badly sunburnt, blistered and shaved Boris Johnson carries two red Space Hoppers accross the surface of Mars. Literally crying with laughter. [more]
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MeFi comment - Two years ago

I like small text. There's not a lot we can do to mediate our presence here on MeFi and flavor our communications, especially when you consider that italics have been claimed for quoting purposes. I understand that small can be tricky for folks to… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Two years ago

I am seriously feeling sick after reading this. I think norovirus might be transmitted conceptually. [more]
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MeFi comment - Two years ago

This "slideshow-style" list offers a range of "strong opinions". Some are "insightful" and "cutting", others are "what's-the-deal-with-airplane-food level". Writing: 27 Concept: 22 Format: 4 [more]
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MeFi comment - Two years ago

I don't have a lot of disposable income right now, but let's just assume I've made a "White Dude from Binghamton" sock puppet and posted something witty to this thread. [more]
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