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What's so bad about being a librarian?
Ask MeFi post favorited by sazerac on March 5, 2015 2:25 PM

Bank of America offers a mini-debit card with a hole in it that you can attach to your key ring. It's great. [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by aimedwander on March 5, 2015 11:58 AM

Rock Steady loves this, including an unprintable modifier for emphasis. My teenage daughter and her friend have this thing where instead of swearing, they say the first letter of the word and add "-aboo" or "-afoo" to it. So... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by leotrotsky on March 5, 2015 7:21 AM

Oh, and congrats on the promotion cortex! [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by arcticwoman on March 5, 2015 7:04 AM

Having just recently celebrated my MeFi tenthiversary, I can only say thank you, mathowie, and all the best going forward. Keep making quiet little posts that don't attract much attention, and enjoy the place from our side of the looking glass for a... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by threetwentytwo on March 5, 2015 1:50 AM

Oh, and congrats on the promotion cortex! [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by clockzero on March 4, 2015 10:50 PM

Oh, and congrats on the promotion cortex! [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by joseph conrad is fully awesome on March 4, 2015 7:37 PM

Having just recently celebrated my MeFi tenthiversary, I can only say thank you, mathowie, and all the best going forward. Keep making quiet little posts that don't attract much attention, and enjoy the place from our side of the looking glass for a... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by joseph conrad is fully awesome on March 4, 2015 7:36 PM

Having just recently celebrated my MeFi tenthiversary, I can only say thank you, mathowie, and all the best going forward. Keep making quiet little posts that don't attract much attention, and enjoy the place from our side of the looking glass for a... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by leesh on March 4, 2015 3:00 PM

Having just recently celebrated my MeFi tenthiversary, I can only say thank you, mathowie, and all the best going forward. Keep making quiet little posts that don't attract much attention, and enjoy the place from our side of the looking glass for a... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by mathowie on March 4, 2015 2:37 PM

You can hang out with lemurs at the Duke Lemur Center. [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by argonauta on March 4, 2015 1:31 PM

You can hang out with lemurs at the Duke Lemur Center. [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by carolr on March 4, 2015 1:18 PM

You can hang out with lemurs at the Duke Lemur Center. [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by something something on March 4, 2015 12:49 PM

unexpected side-bonus of this great thread: finding out what other MeFites are experts in. Forensic Entomology? Opera Singing? We need to have a MeFite talent show sometime.... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by TravellingCari on March 3, 2015 1:40 PM

I use Apple's photobook service to make photobooks every Christmas. A couple of times I've tried to save money by going elsewhere and the quality is significantly worse. Even around Christmas, they deliver within a couple of weeks, so time shouldn't... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by JoeZydeco on March 3, 2015 11:49 AM

Lord Clay of House Davis. Sigil: A red hand clutching a purse on a field of green. Words: Sheeeeeeeee-it. [more]
FanFare comment favorited by paper chromatographologist on March 3, 2015 11:13 AM

'S all good, man. Holy effing shit. [more]
FanFare comment favorited by bleep on March 1, 2015 10:48 PM

'S all good, man. Holy effing shit. [more]
FanFare comment favorited by The Great Big Mulp on February 28, 2015 9:48 AM

Great problem solving by Magnus there by jumping off the skybridge. I really thought Taako was going to be crushed by the ogre for a minute there. His pickpocket attempt was a stupendously bad idea (the ogre probably should have got an attack of... [more]
FanFare comment favorited by Cash4Lead on February 28, 2015 9:14 AM

Great problem solving by Magnus there by jumping off the skybridge. I really thought Taako was going to be crushed by the ogre for a minute there. His pickpocket attempt was a stupendously bad idea (the ogre probably should have got an attack of... [more]
FanFare comment favorited by drezdn on February 28, 2015 8:25 AM

I think I saw an N-Gage in that drawer of cell phones. I'm pleased to know that Saul Goodman was Sidetalkin'. [more]
FanFare comment favorited by One Second Before Awakening on February 27, 2015 8:47 PM

I used to have the same problem, and I have never been able to completely eliminate it, but the following pre-wash step has reduced the occurrence by at least 80-90%. Before putting your shirts into the wash, button them all the way up and turn them... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by crw on February 27, 2015 3:48 PM

I'm not sure exactly where the fix was, but I've pastebin'd my working version of the script. It may have some other little edits made to it that I prefer, like the [quote] is replaced with ["].... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by gilrain on February 27, 2015 7:25 AM

gilrain: "a bunch of us would love an updated version of plutor's Mefiquote." There's a relatively easy copy-n-paste fix you can make to the source code of MeFiQuote to get it working again, but I can't find it right now. Search... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by gilrain on February 27, 2015 7:10 AM

'S all good, man. Holy effing shit. [more]
FanFare comment favorited by Jacqueline on February 26, 2015 9:49 PM

I think I saw an N-Gage in that drawer of cell phones. I'm pleased to know that Saul Goodman was Sidetalkin'. [more]
FanFare comment favorited by Monochrome on February 26, 2015 6:45 PM

I work at an emergency vet hospital, and we deal with stuff like this all the time. Your best bet is to call Animal Control first, to see what kind of help they are prepared to offer. This varies widely by town and by time of day, but if there are... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by Ufez Jones on February 25, 2015 6:51 PM

I used to have the same problem, and I have never been able to completely eliminate it, but the following pre-wash step has reduced the occurrence by at least 80-90%. Before putting your shirts into the wash, button them all the way up and turn them... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by lokta on February 25, 2015 5:07 PM

I work at an emergency vet hospital, and we deal with stuff like this all the time. Your best bet is to call Animal Control first, to see what kind of help they are prepared to offer. This varies widely by town and by time of day, but if there are... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by fshgrl on February 25, 2015 5:01 PM

parmanparman: after being woke up by the garbage hauliers I imagine that word being pronounced haul-ee-YAY, like sommelier or hotelier, and that they are very fancy garbagemen, in long white aprons and immaculate moustaches. They look... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by Alvy Ampersand on February 25, 2015 4:10 PM

I used to have the same problem, and I have never been able to completely eliminate it, but the following pre-wash step has reduced the occurrence by at least 80-90%. Before putting your shirts into the wash, button them all the way up and turn them... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by amapolaroja on February 25, 2015 3:54 PM

I agree with my fellow Tarheel. Not exactly like Ms. Carey's first name, but quite similar. [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by leesh on February 25, 2015 3:45 PM

I used to have the same problem, and I have never been able to completely eliminate it, but the following pre-wash step has reduced the occurrence by at least 80-90%. Before putting your shirts into the wash, button them all the way up and turn them... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by Ruthless Bunny on February 25, 2015 2:44 PM

I work at an emergency vet hospital, and we deal with stuff like this all the time. Your best bet is to call Animal Control first, to see what kind of help they are prepared to offer. This varies widely by town and by time of day, but if there are... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by Narrative Priorities on February 25, 2015 2:18 PM

I used to have the same problem, and I have never been able to completely eliminate it, but the following pre-wash step has reduced the occurrence by at least 80-90%. Before putting your shirts into the wash, button them all the way up and turn them... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by dontjumplarry on February 25, 2015 2:02 PM

I used to have the same problem, and I have never been able to completely eliminate it, but the following pre-wash step has reduced the occurrence by at least 80-90%. Before putting your shirts into the wash, button them all the way up and turn them... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by ldthomps on February 25, 2015 1:55 PM

I think I saw an N-Gage in that drawer of cell phones. I'm pleased to know that Saul Goodman was Sidetalkin'. [more]
FanFare comment favorited by Mick on February 25, 2015 1:50 PM

'S all good, man. Holy effing shit. [more]
FanFare comment favorited by flyingsquirrel on February 25, 2015 10:49 AM

Keep in mind, in 2012 NBC bought three years of the Premier League's US rights for $250 million. Premier League matches are already beating the NHL in the ratings. It will be very interesting to see what happens when that contract is up.... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by persona au gratin on February 25, 2015 1:46 AM

'S all good, man. Holy effing shit. [more]
FanFare comment favorited by yuwtze on February 24, 2015 7:19 PM

To me it depends if the damage was due to normal handling of an improperly packed item (i.e. it was damaged by rattling around a too-large box with minimal padding), or if the damage was above and beyond what a reasonable shipper could anticipate (i.... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by Rach3l on February 24, 2015 6:22 PM

Keep in mind, in 2012 NBC bought three years of the Premier League's US rights for $250 million. Premier League matches are already beating the NHL in the ratings. It will be very interesting to see what happens when that contract is up.... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by kuanes on February 24, 2015 12:47 PM

Keep in mind, in 2012 NBC bought three years of the Premier League's US rights for $250 million. Premier League matches are already beating the NHL in the ratings. It will be very interesting to see what happens when that contract is up.... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by wenestvedt on February 24, 2015 10:25 AM

'S all good, man. Holy effing shit. [more]
FanFare comment favorited by mandolin conspiracy on February 24, 2015 8:38 AM

Can you retain ownership of the house and then rent it to him? Even if the rent is just equal to the mortgage payments, so you are not making anything on the deal, I worry about letting him take over the mortgage payments. If he stops paying for... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by Tehhund on February 23, 2015 1:29 PM

Can you retain ownership of the house and then rent it to him? Even if the rent is just equal to the mortgage payments, so you are not making anything on the deal, I worry about letting him take over the mortgage payments. If he stops paying for... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by LucretiusJones on February 23, 2015 12:45 PM

assenav: "Normal" is such a relative term in relationships, and what is acceptable to one person (how much time to spend together, when to meet outside friends and family, and, yes, how much flirtation/touching/interaction with others is... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by oogenesis on February 23, 2015 11:05 AM

Can you retain ownership of the house and then rent it to him? Even if the rent is just equal to the mortgage payments, so you are not making anything on the deal, I worry about letting him take over the mortgage payments. If he stops paying for... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by ecsh on February 23, 2015 9:19 AM

Can you retain ownership of the house and then rent it to him? Even if the rent is just equal to the mortgage payments, so you are not making anything on the deal, I worry about letting him take over the mortgage payments. If he stops paying for... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by ldthomps on February 23, 2015 8:41 AM

Idiots. It's "duct" sauce, as it was originally used for sealing cracks in heating ducts. [more]
MeFi comment favorited by TheCowGod on February 23, 2015 6:05 AM

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