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Decompress After Disney?
favorited 1 time, recently by tel3path
Ask MeFi post - 4 months ago

What To Do At The Beach
favorited 1 time, recently by Sam Lowry
Ask MeFi post - 10 months ago

That story grabbed me and held on tight. A wonderful, awful read. Thank you. [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by redskythinking, mosk
MeFi comment - Last year

Oh, also sonascope. [more]
favorited 5 times, recently by LN, wenestvedt, Doleful Creature, koeselitz, double block and bleed
MetaTalk comment - Last year

Help me find God.
favorited 2 times, recently by miorita, Majorita
Ask MeFi post - Last year

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]
favorited 1 time, recently by Rustic Etruscan
MetaTalk comment - Last year

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]
favorited 3 times, recently by neutralmojo, toomanyplugs
Ask MeFi comment - 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]
favorited 1 time, recently by dlwr300
Ask MeFi comment - Two 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]
favorited 1 time, recently by Dr. Zira
MeFi comment - Two 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]
favorited 1 time, recently by shinyblackdog
Ask MeFi comment - Two 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]
favorited 2 times, recently by Drewstre, Hartham's Hugging Robots
MeFi comment - Two years ago

I read this in Rutger Hauer's voice from his final monologue in Blade Runner. :) Made my night. [more]
favorited 7 times, recently by bh, cyndigo, h0p3y, HyperBlue, greenhornet, ltracey, The corpse in the library
MeFi comment - Two 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]
favorited 1 time, recently by spinifex23
MeFi comment - Over two 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]
favorited 20 times, recently by razh, Soulfather, Uther Bentrazor, marsha56, mightygodking, o2b, perilous, txsebastien, HumanComplex, mudlark, kira, pwally, dbiedny, anastasiav, inturnaround, mariokrat, Jubey, pinsomniac, reductiondesign, iamkimiam
MeFi comment - Over two 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]
favorited 2 times, recently by titus-g, Blazecock Pileon
MeFi comment - Over two 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]
favorited 8 times, recently by Miko, 40 Watt, madh, rusty, gimonca, davemee, Telf, Dreama
MeFi comment - Over two 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]
favorited 4 times, recently by Space Kitty, travertina, mitzyjalapeno, nickyskye
MeFi comment - Over two 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]
favorited 4 times, recently by ashirys, ntartifex, herbplarfegan, likeso
MeFi comment - Over two 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]
favorited 5 times, recently by ms.codex, lunasol
Ask MeFi comment - Over two 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]
favorited 2 times, recently by Strangeweather, spinifex23
MeFi comment - Over two years ago

Old school equivalent. [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by saturday_morning
MeFi comment - Over two years ago

OH SO SPLENDID. Thank you SQ! (The card was a particularly beautiful touch) [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by maurice
MetaTalk comment - Over two 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]
favorited 3 times, recently by namewithoutwords, SuzB, aeschenkarnos
MeFi comment - Over two 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]
favorited 1 time, recently by PuppyCat
MeFi comment - Over two 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]
favorited 3 times, recently by mhjb, meinvt, janepanic
MeFi comment - Over two years ago

Wow, these are great. Added to daily does of photo hilarity; now I have 5. 1 - I can has? (and related, including Goggies, Failblog, etc.) 2 - Cakewrecks 3 - WTF Pictures 4 - This is Photobomb 5 - OP link. BEAUTY. (Thank you, and you're... [more]
favorited 46 times, recently by thehuskybride, finallymarki, popechunk, Quidam, slogger, jerseygirl, inire, katiecat, perilous, Pufferish, yoHighness, ClarissaWAM, acro, CrazyLemonade, orrnyereg, Kwine, DelusionsofGrandeur, Glee, Axle, liza, adamt, minifigs, tomboko, dog food sugar, Durin's Bane, m0nm0n, nooneyouknow, vers, Smedleyman, everichon, k8t, evadery, snsranch, Huw, squalor, kittyb, DMan, Baby_Balrog, any portmanteau in a storm, notsnot, Devils Slide, the painkiller, Kloryne, slyrabbit, smcniven, box
MeFi comment - Over two years ago

Long Drive from New York to Nashville
favorited 1 time, recently by Captain_Science
Ask MeFi post - Over two years ago

As a used-to-be shy, used-to-be geek, if he seemed "friendly and nervous," I'd say it's because he doesn't know how to tell you what a great time he had. Ask him out again. If you're really concerned about the gruelling nature of your... [more]
favorited 5 times, recently by melorama, chicainthecity, bettafish, Goofyy, Solomon
Ask MeFi comment - Over two years ago

If you're going to go professional, these guys are pretty good. My mom's uncle was the US ambassador to Zimbabwe, many many years ago, and they took me to a Torchlight Tattoo performance in Washington DC. Stunning.... [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by Jumpin Jack Flash
MeFi comment - Over two years ago

Following up for myself, my experience has been really good with the Sony. I like the current state of the art enough to justify the luxury expense of the device, given that I never intended to pay for eBooks anyway (Gutenberg, you bet. Public... [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by Greg_Ace
MeFi comment - Five years ago


CPB sez ...embraced the silliness. And more people should do that. People should ALWAYS be doing that. Amen. The only wedding I ever cried at was my own (she was so *beautiful*) but I really teared up at this. What a delight, and thank... [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by h00py
MeFi comment - Five years ago

Flash is the killer. Apparently Adobe knows about it. We'll see; it drives me nuts too. Meanwhile, try avoiding Flash-containing pages? Maybe add a Flash blocker to Firefox?... [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by almostmanda, mkb
Ask MeFi comment - Five years ago

1 - Glenn Beck is an idiot. In my not-nationally-syndicated opinion, "Sometimes effective" equals "necessary evil" only in the case of, say, substituting orange juice for eggs in a pancake recipe because your best friend is vegan,... [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by interrobang
MeFi comment - Five years ago

Cleverly, jessamyn has derailed with second-post helpfulness. [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by chronic sublime, lukemeister
MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

MetaFilter: The spawn of some drunken tryst between narcissism and free-association. [more]
favorited 3 times, recently by joseph conrad is fully awesome, Sys Rq, DevilsAdvocate
MetaTalk comment - Five years ago


Thanks for this, I hadn't seen that article before. I'm sitting here at work trying really hard not to cry. Oh, yeah, and I really want a Greasemonkey snark filter. Christ on a crutch you people drive me nuts sometimes.... [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by Missiles K. Monster, Joe Beese
MeFi comment - Five years ago

ZakDaddy, life is 100% fatal. Sorry. Also, the Easter Bunny? Fake. posted by Mister_A at 1:29 PM on January 28 [+] [!] Oh, goody, more insipid nonsense. How delightful. It's lucky for you that I don't possess the nuclear wit of... [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by orthogonality
MeFi comment - Five years ago

Note to self: develop previously non-existent artistic talent to compete with awesome dads on the internet. [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by Kraftmatic Adjustable Cheese
MeFi comment - Five years ago


Best "D" white elephant I ever saw was Deer Urine. Seriously. [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by peep
Ask MeFi comment - Over five years ago

"I will pay more taxes under the Obama administration, and like Warren Buffet and Adam Smith, I think that is not unreasonable. In return I get a country that: invests more in basic science research (which will grow the economy faster),... [more]
favorited 9 times, recently by magstheaxe, misha, Caduceus, turaho, Miko, Kid Charlemagne, naju, contessa, DU
MeFi comment - Over five years ago

My favorite One of my favorites. Warm fuzzies! [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by limeonaire
MeFi comment - Over five years ago

Maybe they'll help stop the end of the world that's coming in 2012. ...when they finalize the popular vote for President of these United States, and Sarah Palin wins? BADUM-tishh.... [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by The Ardship of Cambry
MeFi comment - Over five years ago

"This guy's gonna get an assfull of pipe wrench." I lol'ed. [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by darkstar
MeFi comment - Over five years ago

Ken Rockwell has a lot to say about photography, esp. Nikon. I've found his lens reviews to be particularly enlightening. For example, here's his take on the exact lens you linked to. Re: Nikon gobbledeegook, here's his handy translator. You're... [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by longdaysjourney, biscotti
Ask MeFi comment - Over five years ago

I find it rather rich that McCain keeps ranting about how Obama hasn't sufficiently visited all of these foreign countries when his own running mate didn't even get her passport until last year. /head explodes posted by gatorae at 9:04 PM on... [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by Maias
MeFi comment - Over five years ago

Wait, doodle pad? Spoilers?? Cheat sheets??? Curse you all, I'm going to look at lolcats. [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by jeffburdges, o0dano0o
MeFi comment - Over five years ago

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