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Or like "If you have fewer than 100 million members you need to have a public profile" [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over five years ago

That's so adorable! </cheek pinchin' gramma> [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over five years ago

Oh man this is fun. Noted instructor Nathanial Berry lived at 46 Howard in 1909This 1899 directory shows a contractor's residence without street number.concrete inspector lived at 37 Howard in 1904. So it looks like it must have come in sometime… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Over five years ago

As with many things, most people are being decent, someone asked the "pedovibe" question which, I felt, was responded to decently and patiently by people. I wish Keith Talent had been able to make his same point without pushing so many… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over five years ago

Someone is high on carrageenan. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over five years ago

I'm not really sure this is going to go the way you want it to. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over five years ago

How about questions like "Please help me name my XXXX?" Yep, the mods pretty much uniformly dislike them, but they're here to stay. Similar with mixtape threads. Some are more challenging [i.e. require some sort of knowledge of… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over five years ago

Nobody on AskMe is going to say "Yeah, you're fat". Again, I'm aware that you have some Platonic AskMe in your mind where this sort of thing doesn't happen, but I assure you sometimes it does happen. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over five years ago

But apparently FishingForReasurranceFilter is still alive and kicking. Correct, it's not against the rules. Chatfilter, however, is. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over five years ago

[folks, the thread will go better if we don't meta-analyze much. It's a small wonder it has gone as well as it has.] [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Over five years ago

From a MeFite who would prefer to remain anon:I moved in with my heavy pot-smoker boyfriend back when I was only an occasional smoker. You didn't say whether you smoke or not. But based on my experience it seems highly unlikely that if you live with… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Over five years ago

Practically speaking, of centuries of horrible things had been done in my name and continue to be done in my name, I would change my name. No one is pure. You live in America. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over five years ago

Okay Mrs. Robinson. Would you like him cleaned first or do you want him sweaty? Hey now, this is innocent birdwatching, but I prefer all people sweaty. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over five years ago

Thanks for this. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over five years ago

I'd love a place to keep media mentions of MeFi and MeFi Mods somewhere on the wiki. I know we have one on the "about mefi" page but it would be cool to have one that people can add to and I don't think that exists yet. Does he want… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over five years ago

I haven't met Jess yet Please have mathowie send you on an all-expense paid trip to the treehouse where we will birdwatch and I will take you on a tour of my town newspaper. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over five years ago

I think the point of her summary is that it's a design project and not a research project per se. While I find that somewhat maddening since, yeah, I'd like to read it, it looks like printing the entire document was specifically disabled. The… [more]
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MeFi comment - Over five years ago

Is there anything we can do for jessamyn? The service was today and it was nice and small and lovely and both Kate and I managed to tell some hilarious story that allowed us to swear a bit which made everyone laugh which was great. His… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over five years ago

"The Librarian." "The Dirty Hippie." But then what is cortex's name? He is a very clean man, for a longhair. [more]
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Projects comment - Over five years ago

I like how he calls pb "the programmer." Good luck coming to get my chair. [more]
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Projects comment - Over five years ago

Henry Rollins won a Grammy for his book Get in the Van which talks about being a touring punk musician with Black Flag. The book that I always think of in this regard is Our Band Could Be Your Life which looks at a lot of indie bands you might have… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Over five years ago

Vermont says welcome. [more]
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MeFi comment - Over five years ago

When I lived in Transylvania, if we wanted bacon we needed to go to the butcher to get it. He would hack it off of the big piece of meat that was hanging in his little shop (with an AXE, using a STUMP for a cutting board) and wrap it in white paper… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over five years ago

I'm going to disagree with decathecting here and say that your item is "Computer-readable media containing prerecorded information and guides or scripts prepared solely for use with such media." As you've decribed it, it's a candy fetus… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Over five years ago

Am I going crazy or did was this thread a) closed and b) a lot longer a few minutes ago? Possibly neither, but a and b both did not happen. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over five years ago

I'm a gross skin picker in a lot of ways (not stemming from anything in particular) and I haven't found it problematic in a dating perspective at all. I have many worse qualities that would make someone not want to date me, and many better qualities… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Over five years ago

Or that He's proud of us because we're so damned clever. This was always my read on the whole thing. I enjoyed this post [and the discussion] a lot. [more]
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MeFi comment - Over five years ago

[Let's back this up. Answer the question without calling people racists and/or hollering at each other. Thank you.] [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Over five years ago

let's take this to metatalk! While this is certainly an option that is available, though one I might hope someone would not employ on a Friday night, I have to mention that at the point at which a thread becomes one user against everyone… [more]
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MeFi comment - Over five years ago

MetaFilter: cranky [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over five years ago

I got a jokey comment deleted in my husband's AskMe. FYI, no you didn't. There are no deleted answers by you or anyone else in that thread. This sort of thing happens fairly rarely, as folks have said. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over five years ago

So I'm saying that "does this make me look fat?" is a question that only has one acceptable answer, and is just kinda silly for a q&a site. And I think what I'm saying is that she wasn't asking that question. People have all… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over five years ago


reminders that this is only for type 2 diabetes. I added that part recently [see my previous comment] at the poster's request, fyi. [more]
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MeFi comment - Over five years ago

Drawn porn is much much much less depressing than filmed porn While I agree with you entirely, being a big Cherry Poptart fan, I have to say that the thing about the romance comix genre is the absence of any sort of porniness at all. Even… [more]
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MeFi comment - Over five years ago

[hanged the FPP to say "type 2 diabetes" on poster's request. carry on] [more]
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MeFi comment - Over five years ago

One's awesome ideas are so much better when someone else does the work. There's also the odd problem of using MeTa for this sort of thing. Again, this is not me speaking as me, but me speaking as someone who has tracked pretty much every… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over five years ago

The reason I had the question was that the music exchange post moved off the main page so quickly Good point, let me sidebar that right now. Done. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over five years ago

[Comments removed. AZ, koeselitz, maybe take it outside? Please? Thank you.] [more]
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MeFi comment - Over five years ago

Pointing to the fact that African-Americans were deprived of basic rights and liberties under segregation was fundamentally impolitic and impolite. But it was truthful. This idea would be picked up by feminists, gay-rights advocates, and Gnu… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over five years ago

I've made this work for me just fine. On the other hand, I am not a dude and it's possible this won't work for you at all. I like being around people I find attractive and am attracted to, in addition to other sorts of people. It seems weird, to me,… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Over five years ago

USAA frequently receives good marks. Their insurance products are, I think, membership restricted but I don't think their banking is anymore. I have an account with them and I like the way you can deposit checks by scanning/emailing and the online… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Over five years ago

You guys are usually very supportive of making this a kinder place. The FAQ, as we've said earlier, is not a place where we generally suggest behavior to users. If we put something like "you should act like this" in the FAQ here,… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over five years ago

This is why I threadshit. Reconsider that. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over five years ago

Nope, you are normal. There are some people who are built such that this is true [i.e. some people know "Oh I've put on a few too many pounds if my thighs are rubbing"] so you may have heard people saying it, but it's very individual. I… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Over five years ago

[please take trigger warning discussion to MeTa if you need to. Thre is no policy about trigger warnings, some people use them, others do not.] [more]
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MeFi comment - Over five years ago

civility is, to my mind, a worthwhile and laudable goal, but not when it can hold hostage an actual discourse. This is one of the reasons MeTa exists actually. People can talk here about tone argument type things. I don't have much to add… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over five years ago

I believe he did. Now can we talk about what a stupid stupid pony it was and deserving of death? [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over five years ago

I'm really not sure what people expected from a guy who made a living from acting like an asshole, dying from doing an asshole-ish thing. Even people who were assholes and did stupid things that killed them often had people who loved them… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over five years ago

I have no proof that ANY of you all are real. Please stop this. Yes you do. Many of us are real people with trackable online and offline lives, addresses, contact information, photos, friends and lovers, and consistent personalities. This… [more]
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