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OMG this: "Women VERY frequently say one thing and mean another, display expressions or reactions that don't jibe with their feelings, and so on. But it's actually really easy to decode once you understand why it happens. It is survival… [more]
favorited 31 times, recently by MewThat, GrammarMoses, adso, rufb, Space Kitty, clockworkwasp, supercoiled, Don Pepino, filtergik, Katjusa Roquette, adrienneleigh, nakedmolerats, Devoidoid, skycrashesdown, Gelatin, vickyverky, oh hey, daq, erisfree, dancing_angel, Proofs and Refutations, RuvaBlue, Caduceus, Lexica, Mchelly, thegirlwiththehat, Neronomius, happyroach, Calzephyr, Homo neanderthalensis, amanda
MeFi comment - Yesterday


Autozone tests batteries for free. Sounds to me like the battery isn't holding a charge overnight in the cold because it's defective; your symptom set replicates my experience. Good luck! [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by wenestvedt
Ask MeFi comment - Last month

Eyebrows McGee: flagged as fantastic. That was brilliant. <3 [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by Ivan Fyodorovich
MeFi comment - 2 months ago

ZOMG this National Geographic 3D tour is one of the most amazing things I've ever seen. [not even kidding] [[Edit window: fantastic post title, hahaha]] [more]
favorited 14 times, recently by Ilira, theappleonatree, rachaelfaith, Defective_Monk, ceejaytee, womb of things to be and tomb of things that were, FireFountain, gubo, Hairy Lobster, rtha, czytm, Kabanos, Sourisnoire, but no cigar
MeFi comment - 2 months ago

I deeply wish I'd had something like this (and this vocabulary!) 18 years ago. Maybe my kids will benefit from it in their own child rearing someday. [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by jillithd
MeFi comment - 3 months ago

QFT: But look, put a sign on the laundry hamper, "Check your bazillion pockets. How it goes into the hamper, is how it goes into the washer." The idea that guys are prepping for disaster, yet still expecting their mommies to check their… [more]
favorited 29 times, recently by Mental Wimp, AsYouKnow Bob, Seamus, Dogged Persistence, DarthDuckie, masquesoporfavor, kinnakeet, mgar, neither here nor there, blnkfrnk, FireFountain, Triplanetary, workerant, 15L06, Lexica, The Toad, Fig, We had a deal, Kyle, thegreatfleecircus, doctor_negative, BlueHorse, darkstar, MonkeyToes, happyroach, tofu_crouton, wintermind, Tchad, cooker girl, Oyéah
MeFi comment - 5 months ago

Johnny Wallflower: my hero. <3 [more]
favorited 5 times, recently by Room 641-A, Splunge, languagehat, _Mona_, sageleaf
MeFi comment - 5 months ago

I almost never post in obit threads, but I'll make an exception here. Good fucking riddance. May his toxic legacy (and the toxic legacies of his aging peers) quickly fade into irrelevance. [more]
favorited 6 times, recently by Reynard Digitalis, RuvaBlue, coust, zzazazz, Yowser, blucevalo
MeFi comment - 6 months ago

Perfect. #perfect /these are perfect Johnny W, you are an internet weekend superhero. [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by threetwentytwo, allthinky
MeFi comment - 7 months ago


The fictional biography written by Walter Farley was one of my favorite books as a kid. I haven't thought about it in years. Thanks for reminding me. :D [more]
favorited 3 times, recently by TwoStride, asperity, suelac
MeFi comment - 7 months ago

@yasaman: LINK PLZ. [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by griphus
MeFi comment - 7 months ago

Pass. Hard pass. Not gonna click... (OK it's a weak joke, at least it's Friday right?) [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by cotton dress sock
MeFi comment - 9 months ago


In before Axe Body Spray. /ugggh [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by chesty_a_arthur
Ask MeFi comment - 9 months ago

Most Excellent Music - Must Have More
favorited 18 times, recently by Majorita
Ask MeFi post - 10 months ago

Maybe it's too easy, but submitted for your review I present The Full Monty, because it has so very much heart and humor and depth. [more]
favorited 3 times, recently by Fig, BlueHorse, Kelrichen
MeFi comment - 10 months ago

What's driving (haha see what I did there) me nuts in these is all the locked up wheels. Like, standing on the brakes does NOTHING for you... but rolling wheels just might, might give you just enough directional control to miss that… [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by computech_apolloniajames, supermedusa
MeFi comment - 11 months ago

Oh, that's a wonderful essay. Thank you for posting. Writing like this helps me better understand why some folks are disappointed by the latest whiz-bang-action movie Star Trek reboots (which, candidly, I quite enjoy, despite their lack of depth or… [more]
favorited 5 times, recently by crush-onastick, potrzebie, mikelieman, tobascodagama, dr_dank
MeFi comment - Last year

I don't even like baseball and that was still riveting. Thanks for the post. [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by Room 641-A
MeFi comment - Last year

I think Omnomnom and FirstMateKate are spot on, speaking as a white hetero 40-something male. And still speaking for myself, as a moderately socially awkward nerd-type, it's often hard to find the courage to say something... but I keep telling… [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by Joe in Australia
MeFi comment - Last year

I don't know what's wrong with you people, good lord. I loved this story. Of course I didn't take it seriously as non-fiction (too many discrepancies, too much hyperbole) but the poetry here is magnificent. I read it by turns as heartbreaking and… [more]
favorited 21 times, recently by DarlingBri, NorthernAutumn, missmerrymack, Vaike, pravit, perhapsolutely, narancia, wyndham, koeselitz, Orange Dinosaur Slide
MeFi comment - Last year

I used to think sweating at night was normal. Then I tried melatonin... and solved it. The NIH discusses melatonin as a sleep-cycle regulator, which it has also helped with; reducing my night time body surface temperature from "furnace" to… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Two years ago

Decompress After Disney?
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Ask MeFi post - Over two years ago

What To Do At The Beach
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Ask MeFi post - Over two years ago

That story grabbed me and held on tight. A wonderful, awful read. Thank you. [more]
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MeFi comment - Over two years ago

Oh, also sonascope. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over two years ago

Help me find God.
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Ask MeFi post - Over two years ago

Oh jeez, we have to pick only one? Heck with that, these are mine: My first ask.me. Civil_Disobedient answering a photo question for me. Backstory: This comment on a post was the first time I'd ever seen or heard of MeFi. So C_D is kind of a… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over two years ago

Here's my favorite: All life is one, and everything that lives is holy: plants, animals and Man. All must eat to live and nourish one another. We bless the lives that have died to give us food. Let us eat consciously, resolving by our… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Over two years ago

Assuming that Coast Guard boot has a similar training environment to the Army, try to remember, every second of every day, that it's all a mind game. Nothing the instructors say is personal, even if it sounds or feels like it at the time; it's just… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Five years ago

200burritos: My thoughts exactly. "Argh! Telephone line! Get out of the car and walk 50 feet!" "Argh!! Truck receding on an otherwise empty road! Go left 50 feet and wait ten seconds!" "ARGH!!! BUILDING ENCROACHING… [more]
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MeFi comment - Five years ago

OK, we're back. For posterity, we found a place called Wakulla Suites. I'm never going anywhere else for vacation again, it was that awesome. With a corporate ID, our rate was $108 / night during the week and $140 / night on the weekend, for a… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Five years ago

What. The everloving. Fuck. /watches again What. The everloving. Fuck. /watches again What. The everloving. Fuck. /watches again Somebody had that idea, and persuaded some other somebodies that not only was it a good idea, it was a… [more]
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MeFi comment - Five years ago

I read this in Rutger Hauer's voice from his final monologue in Blade Runner. :) Made my night. [more]
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MeFi comment - Five years ago

Ahhh, Woodstock '94. 8 dollar bottles of water, 6 inches of mud everywhere, 2 hour commutes to and from the porta-potties, broken tent poles, broken fences, chaos, that final night the Red Hot Chili Peppers did their towel waving thing or whatever,… [more]
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MeFi comment - Five years ago

OK, it's a little weird for me to admit this. I've always been terrified of death. My brain absolutely quails at the concept of nothingness, erasure, end, and I don't really buy the whole Life After Death / Life That Transcends Death that the… [more]
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MeFi comment - Over five years ago


Super amazing, exciting, astonishing, glorious progress. My mother is a miraculous 30-year cancer survivor; her particular type had a 5% 5-year survival rate. Fuck Cancer, and much love for these researchers. But: It seems to me on first read… [more]
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MeFi comment - Over five years ago

(Somewhat derail) - How much of Sysco's success is predicated on readily-available petrochemical fuels? Show of hands, how many see a resurgence of locally-supplied small eateries in the not-so-distant future? [more]
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MeFi comment - Over five years ago

Children are human beings. It is my considered opinion that we should treat them with the respect, compassion, and care to which they are entitled. It is also my considered opinion that humor is one of humanity's greatest gifts. It pains me when I… [more]
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MeFi comment - Over five years ago

Here's how it'll end for us, I hope: Mrs. ZakDaddy and I *love* violent weather. If we could make enough at it to support our young family's lavish lifestyle (eg: braces, swimming lessons, etc.), we'd be stormchasers. As it is, when the girls are… [more]
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MeFi comment - Over five years ago

We couldn't figure out how to shop / cook to save our lives. We ate a *lot* of macaroni and cheese / spaghetti / Taco Bell / Chinese until we found www.e-mealz.com 1 million pounds of awesome: you can sign up for several different meal plans based… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Over five years ago

Not being a metal fan, but loving Strongbad, I couldn't help but think something like "Den-tist!" *jugga jigga wugga* "Deli-style!" *jugga jigga wugga* I sincerely apologize to metal fans. [more]
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MeFi comment - Over five years ago

Old school equivalent. [more]
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MeFi comment - Over five years ago

OH SO SPLENDID. Thank you SQ! (The card was a particularly beautiful touch) [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over five years ago

nasreddin - If you've got nothing to hide, you've got nothing to fear, right? Just make sure that everything you say is appropriate and palatable for a third party to observe, collect, index, and target. Oh, right, and remember that the third party… [more]
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MeFi comment - Over five years ago

Bah. As much as I loved the series, even the ending, even despite its many, many, *many* flaws, I think that Wizard and Glass would make a pretty good movie all by itself, and the rest be damned. Ryan Phillipe as Young Roland FTW. I'll still watch… [more]
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MeFi comment - Over five years ago

Heck with all you haters. I enjoyed that quite a bit. Every once in a while I enjoy being reminded to eff the ineffable, and musically it was pretty. (Plus, they've apparently gotten rid of the toy piano which is a Good Thing.) And Nataly has a… [more]
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MeFi comment - Over five years ago

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