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Perhaps it would be less complicated if we divided it in two. "Global Voices" one month for posts by users outside the US (I wouldn't get into the complications of West/South/Whatever. Let people decide for themselves what "outside the… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - 6 months ago

pb: I hear what you're saying nobody, Story of my life. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - 6 months ago

MCMikeNamara: "particularly great, at least to me, is that the surnames "Savage" and "Yoffe" seem perfect for Westeros" House Savage. Sigil: A red phallus on a purple field. Words: Good, giving and game. [more]
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MeFi comment - 6 months ago

I’m the third Dear Prudence. I believe the original has been retired for 15 years and is living like a king in Patagonia. [more]
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MeFi comment - 6 months ago

killThisKid: I didn't think I'd ever re-capture the feeling of exploration, discovery, loneliness, and panic that Metroid managed to create. There has never been creepier, more ominous music in a video game than this. [more]
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MeFi comment - 6 months ago

aroberge: They may notice some other minor things that need fixing up (it's easy to get used to some minor annoyances and become blind to them) and do so which would be to your advantage. Yeah, I also wouldn't ask for money, but I might say,… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 6 months ago

ob1quixote: It's too bad they don't show the AFL games on ESPN anymore. (Also Irish Hurling, but that's for another time.) I used to love watching AFL games on The Deuce when I had insomnia. One of those games I'd still put in the Top Ten… [more]
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MeFi comment - 6 months ago

In veterinary medicine, we often say that dogs and cats are born with "three legs and a spare," as amputation of one limb rarely seems to trouble them (there can be knock-on musculoskeletal issues down the road as a side effect of increased… [more]
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MeFi comment - 6 months ago

Greg Nog: OH MY GOSH I AM GOING TO TRY THIS I expect a liveblog. [more]
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MeFi comment - 6 months ago

Another short TV series would be The Fall. Truly amazing, unique performances. It's on Netflix streaming. [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 6 months ago

A Dark Room is... unique. [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 6 months ago

elgilito: The only solution is to have more active non-US participants. Divabat's initiative is a step in the right direction, but "global-themed" FPPs won't help if they're derailed into "And now here's the US perspective on… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - 6 months ago

Maybe they are playing a long con? Start him out looking like a rumpled alcoholic drifter and gradually shift his look/voice/everything so that by the end you can't help but think he is the most fashionable, appealing man in the world? [more]
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MeFi comment - 6 months ago

While we are on the subject of safety in turning lanes, this may seem basic, but I'm surprised at the number of drivers who don't follow this rule: While you are waiting in the turning lane, DO NOT have your wheel turned to the left, but keep it… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 6 months ago

I would guess the assignment is trying to get at "Why is it called 'bubonic' plague and not, say, 'pinkeye' plague or 'runny nose' plague?" They are looking for the meaning of the word "bubonic" within the phrase "bubonic… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 6 months ago

joseph conrad is fully awesome: I'm getting a cat sometime in the future and I'm looking around at all the tchotchkes I have on flat surfaces with dread. Our cats almost never do this. I mean, they'll knock shit over because they are… [more]
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MeFi comment - 6 months ago

Huh. I'm a pharmacy purchasing manager, and we have a product manufactured by Valeant that we buy very rarely, and every time I try and buy it they have cut down the number of authorized distributors, and I need to set up an account with a different… [more]
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MeFi comment - 6 months ago

I feel like this is relevant. [more]
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MeFi comment - 6 months ago

All of us here at the Postmo Arglobal Corporation really appreciate your engagement with our brand. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - 6 months ago

SEARCH THEE HITHER AND YON FOR TALES OF RONALD PAULUS [more]
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MeFi comment - 6 months ago

We could just come up with a generic design that means "US CURRENCY" in movies/TV, like we have done with 555-1234 phone numbers and Oceanic Airlines. [more]
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MeFi comment - 6 months ago

1. It's really not a big deal. Just mention the car accident and the broken toe, and they will understand. 2. Especially if you send them a really nice gift. 3. It would be pretty sketchy to go to a different East Coast wedding the following week. [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 6 months ago

I should add: I don't have a problem with how the guy looks, in general. I don't find him creepy or anything, but I just can't figure out why they would carefully choose that look for a TV commercial. It's a perfectly fine look, but it makes zero… [more]
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MeFi comment - 6 months ago

thebrokedown: Flashbacks to Wendy's Frosties. Leave it on the dashboard? No problem! Well, other than your Frostie being hot. Yeah, no. When you grab a Frosty™ with your Son of Baconator™, you gotta eat the Frosty first, or else you are… [more]
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MeFi comment - 6 months ago

that's candlepin: Nationally, it's Cs and Ds across the board. With one B for solid waste. Woohoo! We passed! [more]
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MeFi comment - 6 months ago

OMFG. I use the word hate very rarely in my life, but I. Hate. This. Guy. It's incredibly irrational, I know, but the phrase "with the heat of a thousand suns" comes to mind immediately. [more]
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MeFi comment - 6 months ago

You're going to let Ted win that easily? [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 6 months ago

jbickers: And yeah, if his sidekick isn't a wisecracking little girl named Stormageddon Dark Lord of All then they will have made a huge miss. I think Wilf has more of the Ed McMahon-y vibe you are looking for in a late nite sidekick. [more]
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MeFi comment - 6 months ago

If Car F is there, pull into the turning lane such that you are facing Car F, but are far back enough to let them easily turn into their driveway. Once they are gone, pull ahead and perform your left turn. You may end up waiting a while if there are… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 6 months ago

umbú: Cortex's fingerpickin' version of Laurie Anderson's O Superman is one that I keep coming back to. If we are talking about songs that we always come back to, umbú, I submit your amazing cover of "Human Behavior" --… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - 6 months ago

If there is a line of Cars F, you may be able to make eye contact with the drivers and someone should get the hint before they pull up and will let you go. The other option I can think of is rather than turning around at the busy intersection,… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 7 months ago

The recent Paramore song "Still Into You" is a great example of this genre. [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 7 months ago

Another more recent MeFi example. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - 7 months ago

I think you're in the wrong thread, Ghidorah, but I kind of hope not. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - 7 months ago

MeanwhileBackAtTheRanch: And what if I have actually already checked my privilege, considered it carefully, and decided that, specifically only in this context, everybody still needs to lighten the fuck up? Then you are hereby allowed to… [more]
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MeFi comment - 7 months ago

cortex: "we can get u #1 results on google" Your ideas are intriguing to me, and I wish to subscribe to your newsletter. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - 7 months ago

pb: So I'm not sure we need anything more than what we have now for that kind of idea. I just think it would be so much easier to understand with a simple date-ordered list like in IRL. Makes sense to give it a few weeks to see how… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - 7 months ago

not_too_xabi is killing me as a team name. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - 7 months ago

The awesome "It Was A Great Year (For Movies With Robots)" just came up in my shuffled playlist, so yeah, MeFiMu is pretty great. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - 7 months ago

I use tags as bookmarks. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - 7 months ago

It's anecdotal, but as soon as I took my MA off my resume, I started getting interviews for the admin jobs I was applying for. Did you do any kind of part-time work or internships during your Master's program that can help fill the gap? [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 7 months ago

dismas: this means that every year you can discuss the merits of the version of Jingle Bell Rock that only features the words Jingle, Bell and Rock. And jock ringle, I guess. One of the attendees at our recent Meetup (Maecenas?) said that… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - 7 months ago

josher71: Do you think Sturridge and Lambert will partner like SAS? ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ [more]
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MetaTalk comment - 7 months ago

Someone take the keys to the boot room away from me. I can't stop this Klinsmannian tinkering with my team. I think I've been through a dozen starting XIs in the past week. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - 7 months ago

Also, it's possible there are MeFites that have never heard this amazing [NSFW] track that celebrates it's 6th anniversary (!) on Friday. NSFW because lyrics and because you will be laughing and krumping so hard you will embarrass yourself. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - 7 months ago

I know MeFi is almost deathly allergic to the idea of setting up different "levels" of users, but the backtagging effort was a huge success, with little to no abuse, as far as I know. Would it be possible to have users volunteer for… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - 7 months ago

Thing: The great thing about most of these words is that you can make them up as you go along. Just nick a word from a Latin dictionary and stick [something] on the end. If you screw it up nobody will ever know. You just invented… [more]
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MeFi comment - 7 months ago

In the pre-Obamacare world, you could do a thing where you sign up for COBRA at the last possible minute and then delay paying your premiums until the last possible minute, and you could negotiate a situation where you were in a Schroedinger's state… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 7 months ago

This is great and good. [more]
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MeFi comment - 7 months ago

I generally signal that I am done by crumpling my burger wrapper, sticking it in the empty fry box, and throwing the whole thing on the backseat floorboard. [more]
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MeFi comment - 7 months ago

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