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absalom: "At least to this one outsider-insider perspective, it seems like a handful of people howling their ideas into a void or the occasional "popular" discussion that manages 15 whole comments. More-or-less, there is no… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - 5 months ago

My Brother, My Brother and Me How Did This Get Made? Jordan, Jesse, Go! Roderick on the Line The B.S. Report (for us sportsball fans) and maybe a Re-Listen or First Listen to You Look Nice Today [more]
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MetaTalk comment - 5 months ago

Also, the Sanvezzo goal should be a finalist, if the prize can be awarded to a team. [more]
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MeFi comment - 5 months ago

The "I'm writing a novel..." of disputing incorrect answers is "I agree with [correct answer]. In addition, [wrong answer] is wrong because..." Also, this suggestion is a non-starter on a number of levels: 1. There is no such… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - 5 months ago

I think Roche's goal has the most "intentionality" of the finalists. RVP threw his head at the ball and managed to time it just right, James's shot has a kind of hopefulness to it, but I get the feeling that Roche knew exactly where that… [more]
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MeFi comment - 5 months ago

This is not a problem at all. There were many old friends of my father's that I first met at his funeral, and I did not think twice about it. At most funerals, the bereaved aren't looking to make conversation. A simple "I felt very close to your… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 5 months ago

I bet if you ask someone "What is the correct way to load the dishwasher?" you will get all the answers you need about their level of fastidiousness. Silverware up, except for sharp knives; everything facing in; large utensils laid down… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 6 months ago

I like big hearts and I cannot lie. Oh. Mah. Gah. Becky, look at her heart. [more]
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MeFi comment - 6 months ago

Steely-eyed Missile Man: "Don't you? A better (and shorter) article would be on which owners aren't fuckers and why, if such a thing is even possible." Bob Kraft? His greatest failing seems to be dating a much younger woman since… [more]
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MeFi comment - 6 months ago

How about Open Ended? [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 6 months ago

I'm a Patriots fan, so it's pretty hard for me to praise an amazing catch by the NY Giants, but, yeah, that was the best catch I've ever seen. [more]
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MeFi comment - 6 months ago

That's a great GIF, JoeZydeco. It really hammers home the way the TV camera angle made the catch seem like a special effect. He's running along, inches from the sideline, appears to lean several feet over the sideline to catch it, and still… [more]
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MeFi comment - 6 months ago

I get terrified when I think about what my daughter and I would do if we lost my wife (and I've thought about it a bunch). Then I read articles and reminiscences like this and I get more terrified, as I hadn't thought about what I'd do if… [more]
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MeFi comment - 6 months ago

I read the whole babywearing Wikipedia page, waiting for the thing that would make it "niche" and not "totally normal" and I didn't find it. Go find some friends who are as lightly toasted as you are. [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 6 months ago

Cash the check*. Then, if she does something manipulative or bitchy or that you otherwise don't like, go back to not communicating with her. Actually, cash the check, but be very frugal in how you spend it -- use it only for urgent needs… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 6 months ago

I like this little guy ಠಿ_ಠ [more]
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MeFi comment - 6 months ago

BuddhaInABucket: "I basically have no idea what to do with this experience. Is it part of the whole grief package? Or is it its own thing? Will it fade on its own with time? I have been seeing my therapist about this and I have friends who… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 6 months ago

missybitsy: "I don't know how to get to know him better without appearing desperate." Don't worry about this kind of game-playing, hard-to-get, The Rules kind of nonsense. Talk to him if you want to talk to him. If that makes him… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 6 months ago

JenThePro: "We've also been on many vacations before and she's NEVER acted this way! Perhaps this most recent one sent her over the edge?" Maybe. Our little luggage pisser wasn't always that way, he just got fed up with our… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 6 months ago

JenThePro: "We had been away on a week-long vacation in late October, but we had a family member house-sit for us, so Binky wasn’t alone at all while we were away. We decorated our second bedroom this weekend which meant a few boxes were out… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 6 months ago

Aww, I kind of like that song. It's got bells, at least. Even as a young child hearing the song for the first time, it was clear that the "bone-headed" lyric was just very biting sarcasm. [more]
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MeFi comment - 6 months ago

. Peaceful hearts and minds to her loved ones. Thanks for those links, maxsparber. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - 6 months ago

Seconding Downcast over Overcast (heh). It offers insanely fine-grained control on exactly what podcasts are downloaded/played/saved/etc. [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 6 months ago

If you talk about Mallory Ortberg and do not mention Texts from a Ghost, you are doing something wrong. [more]
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MeFi comment - 6 months ago

George Glass from The Brady Bunch. [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 6 months ago

It says something about Homestuck that for... 5 minutes? I assumed the 503 error was part of the story. [more]
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MeFi comment - 6 months ago

At a restaurant, you want a pedestal so that you can cram the maximum number of chairs (and thus paying diners) into the space. The downside is that a pedestal table is much less sturdy, and can be prone to tipping over or becoming off balance -- how… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 6 months ago

I love me some HowlsOfOutrage. Thanks for doing this, mdevore! [more]
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MetaTalk comment - 6 months ago

I can't really speak to veggie/vegan food, but I know Fiction Kitchen is new and well-regarded in that scene. If you like the sweet stuff, I believe both Videri and Escazu have vegan options. As far as art goes, the NC Museum of Art is quite good,… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 6 months ago

It's not clear from the picture, but if you have a sidewalk that is covered by the leaves, you probably want to get them off the sidewalk as well as the lawn. Wet leaves can be slippy, and you don't want someone getting hurt in front of your house. [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 6 months ago

The only reason I am looking forward to smart appliances is so that my microwave (or "clock I sometimes cook things in" as Mitch Hedberg put it) makes Daylight Saving as seamless as my phone does. [more]
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MeFi comment - 6 months ago

Flunkie: I like newsfilter. The best thing about Metafilter is the conversation, not the links. I mean, of course I've found lots of great links through Metafilter, but whether there are great links or not on any particular post is basically… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - 6 months ago

Wow. Never thought this would be how I would join the 1%, but piggie toe. Boston born and raised, late 1970s. [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 6 months ago

My place of business has a slightly bizarre "Swimming Dog" sculpture (by Jim Sardonis) right by the main entrance. It has been nicknamed "Falcor" by the students (of course) and gets decorated with Santa hats and mortarboards from… [more]
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MeFi comment - 6 months ago

I don't know about you, but I think Peter Capaldi has been doing a tremendous job as the 12th Banksy. [more]
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MeFi comment - 6 months ago

Episode XI: The Force Is Just Really Tired Today For Some Reason [more]
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MeFi comment - 6 months ago

HBO made a film about Thomas and Blalock called Something the Lord Made, if you are interested. [more]
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MeFi comment - 6 months ago

If you took a couple of David Bowies and stuck one of the David Bowies on top of the other David Bowie, then attached another David Bowie to the end of each of the arms of the upper of the first two David Bowies and wrapped the whole business up in a… [more]
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MeFi comment - 6 months ago

I'm in almost exactly the same boat as you right now, and I can confirm that the Civics and Corollas that you will find in this price range are too old and have too many miles on them to make them as rock solid as they are claimed to be. I agree that… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 6 months ago

He needs to be prepared to catch the cat by its tail and emerge victorious from the ensuing struggle-- by far the easiest way to catch a cat, but it WILL scream and fight. Yeah. Tools I would gather for this job: Gloves (the heavier… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 6 months ago

it probably is worth telling the ranger on duty about the cat and providing contact info in case anyone reports it. If he hasn't already, he should tell anyone and everyone nearby to keep an eye out. I know my first inclination would be… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 6 months ago

As someone who's never had a date before, the friend to date model is a little bit more comfortable. And how's that working out for you? Sometimes we have to leave our comfort zone to make progress. [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 6 months ago

Really well done, and completely sums up my feelings about this community as well. In the thread about the young woman looking for help with her unexpected pregnancy, I posted: Let me add this: there have been so many geographically specific offers… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - 6 months ago

Also, there will never be a more fun game than the Katamari series. [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 6 months ago

Go into Settings and unselect "Sync Podcasts." [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 6 months ago

poffin boffin: ""sorry i don't make the rules" and then do the running man out of the room" This is a major Power Move that I am going to adopt in all phases of my life. Parenting, finances, in the workplace, difficult… [more]
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MeFi comment - 6 months ago

I agree that sometimes MeFites get a bit too heavy on the "call your doctor, get a lawyer, see a therapist" type answers, but yoink is exactly right that it is the totality of an AskMe thread that is important. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - 6 months ago

Hellasaurus [more]
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MeFi comment - 6 months ago

brundlefly: "Yeah, that's been discredited for a long time now." I have a theory that I could accurately predict someone's age within a couple of years by asking them a series of true/false questions about dinosaurs, as most… [more]
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MeFi comment - 6 months ago

Justin Timberlake is in some of the new iPhone 6 commercials. Is it possible that this is some kind of built-in Easter Egg or something? [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 6 months ago

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