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Here are the keys to having a good experience at your convenient megabank: 1. Find out what is required to qualify for a free account. 2. Go into the branch in person and open up your account. Introduce yourself to a few people. 3. Ask the person… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 2 months ago

This sentence gets better with every clause: Mbeda Ndege is part of a Facebook group of about 600 young African Poles, and he recounted his visits to Ethiopia and South Africa on a Polish television show on which Poles who have traveled to… [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 months ago

I like to think Stan ran to Peggy's office so fast in order to "collapse the waveform" of their phone relationship and their in-person relationship. If he could get to her while she was still on the phone, their positive phone interactions… [more]
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psoas: "Richard kept creeping up to the line of being the right guy ...but he still waved one red flag after another about his reluctance to commit" I don't think Richard ever really concealed what he was looking for - a woman of… [more]
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And the... idiosyncratic translation in the second link is delightful. [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 months ago

MetaFilter: We are always improving our services with your help and your sugerencies. [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 months ago

It sounds like despite their struggles with his illness, they lived about as full and fascinating and successful a pair of lives as you could ask for. You will be remembered, Nashes. .. [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 months ago

I have been on Ask MetaFilter for over 10 years now, and I will say that I am having a hard time remembering a set of answers that is this unanimous about leaving a relationship. This man is a despicable human being, and regardless of whatever… [more]
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Mad Men Season -338: Sir Donal is invited to court, but will he bring Lady Elizabeth? Lord Edward of Chaough opens a branch of Sterling & Cooper, Ltd. in Wales. Margaret is offered a chance to work on the Topaz & Sons Hosiery account. [more]
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kariebookish: "Several of my closest friends will be there - they all know about my condition and one's a health professional. " This seems like enough to me. Unless whatever might happen is going to be life-threatening very… [more]
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Bulgaroktonos: "North Carolina also has an official state toast (like a drinking toast) which I love. I know it by heart, presumably I had to learn it for school, but in my head I always hear with Charles Kuralt's voice." Carl… [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 months ago

I work in veterinary medicine, but I am not a vet. Couple things: 1. I would not continue going to a vet you are not comfortable with, especially in your case where you have so many options. 2. If you switch to a different vet they will need to do… [more]
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Mad Men Season 18: Gene attempts to wrest control of the hot rod garage from Bob. Joan runs into a former colleague at the Academy Awards. President Sterling causes an international incident. [more]
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Some enterprising legislator needs to propose selecting one of their state's Official State Symbols to become the first Official State Official State Symbol. [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 months ago

An interesting take from Chuck Klosterman on the series, and how it epitomizes the weird thing that is "work friendship". [more]
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Next time on The Whole Thing Of Mad Men: A surprising shake-up at Sterling Cooper. Peggy and Joan fight for respect. Don returns to make the pitch. [more]
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My dearly departed Grandfather always used to call Blue Jays "The Sentinels of the Forest". [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 months ago

Turns out the Patriots only suspended Jastremski and McNally at the request of the NFL, which clears up the question of "Why did the Patriots suspend those two guys if they did nothing wrong?" [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 months ago

It's been off the air for a while, but for me the vanguard in the Cartoon Renaissance was Foster's Home for Imaginary Friends. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - 2 months ago

Bravest Warriors. You're welcome. It's always been Wankershim. [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 2 months ago

I don't know what your home dynamic is like, but I can tell you that my middle-school age daughter loves it when my wife and I get into things she is into. She has trained me so that I can name all of the members of her favorite bands (Liam,… [more]
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feckless fecal fear mongering: "Holy shit I am an asshole." I think you can be forgiven because it should have been Dawn getting a near-finale sendoff, to be honest, but I think Shirley was a more interesting choice, as… [more]
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FanFare comment - 2 months ago

Dermatological issues are one of those things that are much easier (and cheaper) to nip in the bud than to cure when full-blown, so a visit to the vet is in order. [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 2 months ago

My feeling is, a Ponytail Guy is not going to enjoy working at a place that would not hire a Ponytail Guy just because of the ponytail. There are thousands of reasons he might not get the job (better qualified applicant, nepotism, last minute budget… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 2 months ago

Fetlife meetups are always right around my bedtime or are on days I work, so that route hasn't worked out yet. Maybe stay up late once in a while? Or get someone to cover your shift? These seem like fairly minor objections to what seems… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 2 months ago

The baby of the family is this bobtailed minx named Marceline. Her middlest brother is polydactyl Murphy. We are still a bit heavy-hearted in the Steady household, however, as we recently had to say goodbye to Killian J. Meowler, who had been with us… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - 2 months ago

However, I am certain it WAS Seth who, a year later in the boy's bathroom, explained to me what the F-word meant. "It's when a guy... and a girl... DO IT" he said, raising his eyebrows conspiratorially. "Huh," I said, nodding… [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 months ago

It's obviously a hurtful thing to say, and you should explain to him why it was so hurtful, but I think you should also ask him what exactly he meant by that. I think the generous interpretation would be to assume that he meant "No one is… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 2 months ago

cortex: "especially with prompt flagging and contact form stuff" What does that mean, from an individual user point-of-view? I mostly stay out of threads that are likely to be contentious like this, and when I do read them, it's… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - 2 months ago

I just asked my wife to spell the name of the bear family from the kids' book series (I didn't want to subconsciously sway her answer with pronunciation). The good news is we both grew up in Universe E. I also grew up in a universe where, in American… [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 months ago

I wondered if Caillou would rate a mention. Next week, we wrap this all up with a list of kids’ shows to avoid at all costs. If you’re concerned about whether Caillou will be on that list, rest assured that Caillou was the reason this entire… [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 months ago

You can access the files and move them as you wish, but I don't think you will get them to play on an Android device. [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 2 months ago

Call me when you've got a wiki, The Atlantic. Get on my level. [more]
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FanFare comment - 2 months ago

The Whelk: "Us" I literally gasped. I demand we replace the site logo with that on Sunday. [more]
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He came surprisingly close to being a Congressman from a fairly conservative area of North Carolina. [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 months ago

Party Dog is everything to me right now. I love you all. But mostly Party Dog. [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 months ago

What is party dog? I think I missed party dog, and I want to know what a party dog is. :( [more]
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MetaTalk comment - 2 months ago

jon1270: "This should be a fast and messy process. If your skillet isn't spitting molten grease onto the adjacent counter, it's not hot enough." This needs to be emphasized. The key to juicy burgers is to get that heat into 'em… [more]
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I'm so sorry for your loss. I used to put this quote in cards we sent to grieving clients (when I was Client Service Manager at a veterinary hospital): For the animal shall not be measured by man. In a world older and more complete than ours they… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 2 months ago

Speaking of weird fingers, I kind of liked Oobi. [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 months ago

To me, the most damning thing is the long term Patriots fumble statistics that have been discussed. Those fumble statistics are mostly bullshit. And also the simple fact that the team is a repeat offender when it comes to… [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 months ago

One thing I have noticed about the couple of hardware stores I have been in in Italy and the UK is that they have less hardcore builder/contractor materials (extensive lumber selection, windows, doors, siding, extensive power tool selection, etc) and… [more]
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I lost it at "mugglefucker". [more]
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Can you get student health insurance through Middlebury? [more]
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That Carlos Santana album from the 90's. [more]
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Windigo: "urious who he'll play" I could see him as a Henry Gyrich type government official. [more]
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None of this sounds like the actions of a guy who wants to get married. If he doesn't want to be married, do you want to be married to him? [more]
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Han: No thanks, I don't like sarlacc eggs. Leia: Sarlacc eggs are your favorite! Han: Okay, then give me lots of sarlacc eggs. [more]
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Yes, you go into your bank or credit union or loan shark and say "I'd like a loan to buy a 2012 Tomota Grackle (or whatever "your" car is) in a private sale." They don't have to know that you are already driving it. Similarly, she… [more]
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intrepid_simpleton: "The drives hold a standard camera disk (disk says SDHC multi-use) but i may have a couple different kinds. " Are you talking about a USB flash drive (like this) or some kind of USB-to-SDHC adapter (like maybe… [more]
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