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see if she'd be available to get her Justice of the Peaceness on. She is pretty rad at wedding people. yes I said yes I will Yes. Also churl can perform weddings and is in Portland OR. brecc is in OK. MrMoonPie has DC covered. And then… [more]
favorited 17 times, recently by Mistress, ikahime, ldthomps
MetaTalk comment - 3 ½ hours ago

In fact, A now hates B and never wants to meet her. A is so hurt by my backing out of this trip (and all the cutting back in the friendship we've had to do) that she wants to end our friendship if the trip doesn't happen. On the one hand,… [more]
favorited 24 times, recently by Alexandra Michelle
Ask MeFi comment - 4 ½ hours ago

Librarian of Progress
favorited 4 times, recently by chapps, Athanassiel, numaner, Wordshore
Projects post - 7 hours ago

One of the things that changed besides the fact that Matt and I both don't work at MeFi anymore, is that cortex is doing all the editing (I think) So in the past Matt would be a little more restrictive cutting out some of our blabity bla just to keep… [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by joseph conrad is fully awesome
MetaTalk comment - 7 hours ago

The big deal with lead poisoning is that the lead builds up in your body over time. Wet down the surface and wipe up with something you then toss out. Use gloves if you are really concerned. You can also contact your landlord to ask about lead paint… [more]
favorited 5 times, recently by Peetree, persona au gratin, mskyle, rabbitrabbit, Captain_Science
Ask MeFi comment - 16 hours ago

As the kid of an alcoholic I have this same issue. I like having a drink or two from time to time. Sometimes it's easy to do just that, and sometimes I wond up having five and, while I'm not out of control I'm aghast at myself because I don't want to… [more]
favorited 3 times, recently by virago
Ask MeFi comment - 2 days ago

I could suggest a good IP/Music lawyer who could give you some advice one this. Feel free to drop me an email. [more]
favorited 6 times, recently by virago, barnone, wintersweet, latkes, soundguy99, EndsOfInvention
Ask MeFi comment - 2 days ago

most babies are a PITA about bedtime around 8-11mo, this will pass, you don't have to leave your kid to cry If that was the gist of your comment, it definitely would have stayed. If you'd like, I can repost your comment here. It was… [more]
favorited 29 times, recently by Naamah
MetaTalk comment - 2 days ago

This seems to be fairly common problem with executives of a certain age Oh gosh the World Digital Library is exactly this. And, in a weird way, so is the Internet Archive. They get grants, build things but don't have money in them to… [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by metaquarry, adamsc
MeFi comment - 2 days ago

This nearest hippie is also a justice of the peace and would be happy to perform a wedding for any of y'all in Vermont. [more]
favorited 143 times, recently by nenequesadilla, lonefrontranger, graventy, chronic sublime
MeFi comment - 3 days ago

I love WDL! But as you know in today's world of megadata and with agile development being all "Get it done and worry about documenting later" the level of care and attention and multilingual functionality it has is ... enviable and yet,… [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by Wordshore
MeFi comment - 3 days ago

Seriously. There are lots of "true facts" that are nonetheless inappropriate in certain contexts. [more]
favorited 24 times, recently by adamp88, Halloween Jack, thereemix, Proofs and Refutations, nadawi, double block and bleed, poffin boffin, masquesoporfavor, Miko, Naamah, almostmanda, futz, melissasaurus, Lexica, rdnnyc, a fiendish thingy, MissySedai, scrump, palomar, zombieflanders, ArbitraryAndCapricious,, Kitteh, bakerina
MetaTalk comment - 3 days ago

I love Dark Mode and acknowledge no other theme You are like the anti-me. SimpleStyle4Lyfe! [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by Foci for Analysis, box
MetaTalk comment - 3 days ago

There is a certain bitter irony when if you try to view this at LC. AHAHAHAHAHA. Folks! I do not want this job! I am not qualified for this job! It's super nice that people have been saying that about me and a bunch of other… [more]
favorited 21 times, recently by davidjmcgee, joseph conrad is fully awesome, wenestvedt, Scram, LeLiLo, mollymillions, apartment dweller, Horace Rumpole, halifix, Wordshore, cardioid, JHarris, feckless fecal fear mongering, foonly, blucevalo, Pink Frost, pemberkins, numaner, MCMikeNamara, teleri025, Atrahasis
MeFi comment - 3 days ago

You know, I'd just say what you've said here. People are going to read like 3-5 words. So my suggestion BIG BERNIE FACE HERE JOBS WAGES TREES NOW Maybe some up arrows before the top three items. [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by mmiddle, dlugoczaj
Ask MeFi comment - 3 days ago

If you are doing this for free then it is basically a hobby. And there is nothing wrong with that. If you're really just starting out and are at intern-level skill with these things, doing a bit of unpaid work can be seen as a way to get experience… [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by angry.polymath
Ask MeFi comment - 3 days ago

That was pretty much her exit message There are a lot more complications to that user's story than what she wrote in that message. She's not a terrific example of I think what you are trying to make her an example of. [more]
favorited 28 times, recently by syzygy
MetaTalk comment - 3 days ago

Here's the text of the ceremony if people are curious. Many MeFi shoutouts. [more]
favorited 66 times, recently by batbat
MetaTalk comment - 3 days ago

One of my favorite 4th of Julys ever was going over the border to Canada where they did not give a fuck about US independence. I don't know if you need to be alone or just away from the 4th but you're not far. [more]
favorited 17 times, recently by FireFountain, Tehhund, misozaki, vasi, k8t, desjardins, saradarlin, peacheater, three_red_balloons, DingoMutt, wotsac, nebulawindphone, OrangeDisk, roomthreeseventeen, LuckySeven~, Poldo, nanook
Ask MeFi comment - 4 days ago

Thanks! So much rage went into this, so many opportunities squandered by LoC over the years, but they've really been trying to turn things around (many people who work there are brilliant but are hampered by bad management and micromanagement) with… [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by Wordshore, metaquarry
Projects comment - 4 days ago

I got married in Las Vegas where we got half sheets of paper from the Clark County Courthouse (which was open til midnight) which we filled out with golf pencils. Other than stating that we were not related to each other (I think?) we also had to let… [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by gesamtkunstwerk
Ask MeFi comment - 4 days ago

I do the same thing and the same video taught me how! A few other things that are helpful - don't look right into the camera lens, look a little up and to the right or left - you'll generally look congenial if you have your eyebrows raised a… [more]
favorited 3 times, recently by veery, luckyveronica, thetortoise
Ask MeFi comment - 4 days ago

This is a larger issue than just marriage (though that is part of it). If you are someone who is able to work but relies on assistive technology to function at that job and live independently, etc, then insisting on having a job can actually hinder… [more]
favorited 53 times, recently by emptythought, Matt Oneiros, velvet winter, Beethoven's Sith, apartment dweller, Jade Dragon, JBD, WCWedin, chicainthecity, FrauMaschine, smartyboots, Space Kitty, double block and bleed, Hermione Granger, beefetish, clavier, carabiner, hydropsyche, Lexica, Ashen, Katjusa Roquette, Annika Cicada, sio42, jason_steakums, Shirley88, haltingproblemsolved, Monochrome, ocherdraco, palmcorder_yajna, Jubal Kessler, JoeXIII007, stoneweaver, melissasaurus, Rosie M. Banks, en forme de poire, katemonster, spaceman_spiff, KathrynT, tonycpsu, sciatrix, sperose, Ephelump Jockey, angrycat, kalessin, rtha, introp, cjelli, gauche, ghost phoneme, griphus, black_lizard, cooker girl, Naamah
MeFi comment - 5 days ago

A friend of mine suggested that it ought to exist, because Transylvania clearly means something like "beyond the forest" in Latin. Transylvania doesn't have a companion place. My best guess -- as probably one of only two MeFites who have… [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by Faint of Butt
Ask MeFi comment - 5 days ago

I feel like this may die down on its own as our relationship continues to go well, and maybe I'm jumping the gun in being concerned. To be clear, I have no issue with my boyfriend being friends with his ex. I just have issues with him being her… [more]
favorited 10 times, recently by moonlight on vermont, Ashen, hindmost, Klaxon Aoooogah, trixie119, DingoMutt, J. Wilson, ldthomps, Tsukushi, black_lizard
Ask MeFi comment - 5 days ago

I would also assume that this person was on drugs because that is the sort of thing I'd expect from someone taking acid, so if that's part of the equation that might explain her being crazy but also her hubs hollering at you. [more]
favorited 9 times, recently by griphus
Ask MeFi comment - 5 days ago

[Folks, question is not about your opinions of leaving food under the bed.] [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by winna
Ask MeFi comment - 5 days ago

I was a lifeguard and someone who also took swimming lessons at a pretty young age. I think this Swimming lessons are only for children you don't want to see drowned. is fairly extreme. Lessons won't keep a kid from drowning… [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by cnanderson
Ask MeFi comment - 5 days ago

$140,000? Wow. With my current, admittedly very low expenditures, I could live on this money for... like a decade? Part of the difference between MeFi as a workplace and most other places on the web that employ people is that the… [more]
favorited 220 times, recently by jeri
MetaTalk comment - 5 days ago

Everybody's workin on the weekend
favorited 8 times, recently by MrMoonPie
MetaTalk post - 5 days ago

Even one of the Metafilter mods (I can't remember which one) has articulately explained why this "tone argument" thing is such nonsense. I never said it was nonsense but I've pushed back pretty heavily in the past when people… [more]
favorited 6 times, recently by virago, hydropsyche, smoke, scrump, bakerina, Drinky Die
MetaTalk comment - 6 days ago

Rejected: THINK Registry's reason: CUSTOMER DENIED That was the one that was the most cryptic, to me. [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by en forme de poire, not_on_display
MeFi comment - 6 days ago

Was coming here to say Bananagrams, and you could even print your own on heavy paper and make it even lighter. [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by latkes
Ask MeFi comment - 6 days ago

Libraries do this a lot and if you search for oral history library release form, you will find a lot. Here is one from the Library of Congress, a very basic one from the Minnesota History Center and advice for what to look for from the Oral History… [more]
favorited 3 times, recently by wenestvedt, futureisunwritten, witchen
Ask MeFi comment - 6 days ago

I can barely even focus on the amazeballs good news of this, so I'll leave this picture of the first couple to fill out a same sex marriage application in New Orleans and then note that the word "hippie" hasn't been used in a Supreme court… [more]
favorited 88 times, recently by graventy
MeFi comment - 6 days ago

Added myself! [more]
favorited 4 times, recently by Lynsey
MetaTalk comment - 7 days ago

Reader, I married them. [more]
favorited 394 times, recently by Ruki
MetaTalk comment - 7 days ago

I'd like to know what to say to the broker when I next speak to him as to why "we" wanted to to discuss directly with the seller rather than with him. If it were me I think I'd just say that you had a question you wound up… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 7 days ago

Great friends are people who - remember your preferences for food/drink stuff and always make your coffee the way you like it - send you little fun stuff in the mail for no reason - remember things that are going on in your life and ask you… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 7 days ago

# whois I tweeted him and asked for a job. [more]
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MeFi comment - 8 days ago

Congrats on getting some clarity about this situation, I am sorry the outcome is crappy. I am glad you're holding on to your self esteem. 1. The reason houses are so often sold in divorces is mostly because the arrangements involve money that… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 8 days ago

considering your history of heavy-handed deletions I don't have much sympathy, either. I'm trying to figure out what a good faith interpretation of this comment might be and I am coming up short. I am also trying to think of any internet… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - 8 days ago

1. No, that's reasonable. You can't make him see things your way (for example about what a marriage should be) but wanting him to stay in counseling is reasonable. 2. He invalidated his own progress when he had a childish freakout and was abusive… [more]
favorited 63 times
Ask MeFi comment - 9 days ago

People have great suggestions. The one thing that I have really found with my workout routine is that if I've done a hard or long workout I am very hungry and for me this is low blood sugar time and I am CRANKY, I think the kids today say hangry. So… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 10 days ago

From the OP:Thanks to everyone who has privately shown support for me AND those who've (constructively) let me know that I'm being a cad. I truly do view all of it as valuable input. There is simply no denying that my kids don't deserve to suffer… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 10 days ago

It keeps for a long time in the fridge, longer than you'd think. I don't much care for it as a condiment but I've found it's really good if you put it on the outside of grilled cheese sandwiches before you grill them. You don't taste the mayo at all… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 11 days ago

Oh man, no wonder it was tickling my brain. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - 11 days ago

Not everyone's cup of tea but Turn Down for What by Daniels (and starring one of them, see their page for more vids they've done) is intensely weird. [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 11 days ago

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