Activity from jessamyn

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rokusan, I'd like to politely ask you to not even imply that we don't have anything to do at this juncture. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over two years ago

Could you, when you've rejoined the thread after doing various happy-making things, please elaborate on that? I have vague recollections of this argument being made before but I don't remember how it goes. I haven't seen this argument in this... [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over two years ago

why the word "faved" is there at all? Why do we (those who choose to try the new interface) need to know if anybody else likes the comment or not? Our basic feeling was that it was necessary assuming we were still going to have... [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over two years ago

follow-up from the OP I want to thank everyone for some great insight and helpful answers. I did end up having a talk with her tonight, and I am satisfied with how it turned out. I don't think ignoring it and completely ignoring her would have worked... [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Over two years ago

I do think that if this was primarily done just to make the dozen or so conservatives who don't feel welcome here happier, then it was both misguided and pointless Give us some credit, please.... [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over two years ago

Well, yeah, but I didn't even know where to START with flagging it This is not a problem MeFi can solve. Flag first, angst later. MeTa threads often turn into big fights-about-other-things and so even though we really would like people... [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over two years ago

Tie it to helium balloon. Put balloon in box. Giftee opens up box, balloon floats out with certificate attached. [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Over two years ago

There were people with real costumes at the conference/event that I was at, and there were people who just sort or wore whatever. I decided to bring a few costumey things and see how I felt. And how I felt was wandering downstairs to the game show... [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over two years ago

The bigger deal is that opening stuff with the Google PDF viewer I think, correct me if I'm wrong here, associates that PDF with your google id. Not that I'm all "omg google knows everything" but we're basically taking something that is... [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over two years ago

as typically sensitive to such things as this one suddenly start 'spergin' in such a fashion Our basic feeling is that we have no idea whether the people who complain about this often represent a lot of people or just themselves. This... [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over two years ago

I've been interested in the things that people are building on top of jabber which you can use for short messaging stuff but also link to private pix that are hosted wherever, not sure if you need the pix functionality built in to what you use.... [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Over two years ago

[comments removed - very seriously shut up about profile pics and act like someone from metafilter please, thank you.] [more]
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MeFi comment - Over two years ago

Very very normal. When I got out of my longish [5 year] relationship I didn't really date again for almost two years. Wasn't really interested in it, had my days full doing stuff. At some point, I met someone who pushed my buttons and something went... [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Over two years ago

Johnsonbone, mofofo. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over two years ago

this is an incredibly shitty change and the mods should be punished. Trust me, we have been. I'm sorry so many people think this is going to make the site over-the-top irritable to them for the entire month of November. We've really... [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over two years ago

My Neighbor Totoro has a preponderance of female characters - two inquisitive girls, a grandma and a mom - as well as a few good male characters. The non-human catbus and Totoro are male as well. The movie is fun and pretty much not scary though... [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Over two years ago

Angrybeaver? Hell, I'd hit it You know those magnets they feed to the cow, and it swallows them and so all the metal it eats otherwise gets stuck to that magnet and doesn't hurt the rest of the cow? I feel like that magnet sometimes.... [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over two years ago

Have we had a rash of crappy, look-at-me comments lately? Yeah, actually. It's hard to tell if this is because of newer users or favorites culture or what, but we delete a LOT of initial snarky throwaway comments lately it seems like. So,... [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over two years ago

Often people don't know that their questions are unanswerable until they ask them. MetaTalk is a better place for the metadiscussion than the thread. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over two years ago

I hit post knowing that the thread was bound to such a fate anyhow Nothing personal to you but I feel some sort of job responsibility to say "please don't do... [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over two years ago

When the University of Washington got rid of a ton of books maybe 10-15 years ago, they did some sort of dumpster option that meant that there were dumpsters full of dicutionaries and other nice books people might want to take home just sitting on... [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Over two years ago

Actually, let me explain slightly more.... you included a pullquote on the front page of MetaFilter that talked about women being stripped naked forced to eat shit. Now, some of us may be able to sit back and read the article and ruminate on what's... [more]
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MeFi comment - Over two years ago

I wonder how much money Matt will make in the race to be 100,000. Google tells me the answer is $5000, but I don't trust them. And then of course there's paying me and cortex, server fees, t-shirts, paying off the Time Magazine staff,... [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over two years ago

Of course they need to be challenged on a daily basis. That's how we get rid of ignorance and stereotypes, which hurt people every day. Not that I do not generally agree with you... however, the problem we reach is that someone decides... [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over two years ago

I don't even know you and I would be perfectly happy to give you a totally airtight excuse/mission so that you don't have to go to this wedding. Give polite "oh thank you so much but I just can't" apologies and send a gift and do not... [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Over two years ago

I recommend the gonad shield. [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Over two years ago

I really liked this thread about beauty products that don't use plastic. [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Over two years ago

There is another jessamyn. At one point she has mistyped her email address on a website and people started mailing her at my address. Also since I've emailed a lot of people [because of MeFi or whatever] many people have me in their address book and... [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Over two years ago

I promise to not drop a incendiary snarky line I suspect might set off the emotionally unstable or grudge holding members of the site. Seriously, please stop it. Either you're sincerely sorry for your part in it or you're still playing... [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over two years ago

helpful link. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over two years ago

They're called Shaggy Dog stories usually, except often those are really much longer and you can do the set up part forever. Here is one of my favorites. Roy Rogers' Boots One day Roy Rogers was passing the boot maker's shop when he noticed a... [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Over two years ago

I suppose I could have not just dropped the F bomb on her, but sometimes people need a goddam reality check. I have to agree that the OP had already gotten a reality check. The issue as I see it is that many people seem to think the OP... [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over two years ago

Pretty interesting. His opinion really seems to be the hrm index way and yet at the same time the Home Office is distancing itself from him saying "Prof Nutt's views are his own and do not reflect the views of Government. The Government is clear - we... [more]
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MeFi comment - Over two years ago

we let you know that you need to reanalyze your position. And if you CAN'T do it with decent MANNERS we ask you politely to go ELSEWHERE. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over two years ago

I got a speeding ticket I totally deserved. But then I was friendly about it, went to court, admitted I was in the wrong but a first time offender and the ticket got magically changed into a (very expensive) parking violation with no points on my... [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over two years ago

I would LOVE to see the emails and IMs flying (blasting off?) between the mods about now. :) as usual, it's about what you think. *cortex [8:16]: yeah, dumb comments in there *cortex [8:16]: that ******** guy is a... [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over two years ago

Keppie. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over two years ago

Is there no problem the internet can't solve - Flickr finds only known photo of Phineas Gage
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MeFi post - Over two years ago

[comments removed. stop with the lulz assfucking or go right to metatalk, not okay here.] [more]
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MeFi comment - Over two years ago

Pope Guilty's approach is not one we sanction. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over two years ago

Also, wtf is with her profile? She claims her middle name is Meta. iirc, that's actually true. Please don't bring people's profile stuff over into the rest of the site. Google doesn't go there and it does go here.... [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over two years ago

[please don't namedrop in this thread as an "is this annoying" example.] [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Over two years ago

[comments removed - please keep answers constructive or go straight to metatalk, thanks] [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Over two years ago

When does one of these questions become chatfilter? Or a double post? We delete plenty of AnonyMe questions that just seem to be excuses to outline the decline and dissolution of a relationship and end with a sort of non-question like... [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over two years ago

Apparently it's what people said the ibis was doing when it would bend its head around backwards. This page also claims that's where that particular idea is from and seems to say that it's true. It has a print cite where this could be looked up.... [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Over two years ago

winhole! [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over two years ago

I have the power, but mathowie wanted to do a little ceremony for it, so I'm respecting his wishes. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over two years ago

Speaking of sidebars, is the "Cortex Sees America" graphic still necessary? Wait, cortex is back?! [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over two years ago

Or do people need to first understand a sexist society's comprehension of cars or asses before they're ready to understand the view of a more enlightened society? Pretty much this. I think a lot of people who just sort of hang out on MeFi... [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over two years ago

I do think it's interesting that not questioning sexist assumptions is not considered to be "pushing an agenda". I'm not in any way angry with you, but I'm finding this discussion somewhat exasperating. The operaative part... [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over two years ago

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