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On second thought, keep blushing. *snap* It's great for the color palette. *snap* *snap* aww yeah... Pretty sure I'm changing my mind at this point. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

Sharepoint. See also: American Library Association. They made some dumb choices with their CMS a half-decade ago and now they're stuck with incredibly long URLs that not only sometimes don't fit in Twitter, they line wrap nearly… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

Cats of MeFi might be more ... wide-reaching both in appeal and in getting models. If the first idea goes well maybe follow-up with the second one. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

Posting to the front page on a mobile device seems like trouble. Yeah I sort of feel that we're seeing an uptick of people making post to AskMe (which are easier, because they're linkless) using mobile devices and there's a lot of ... I… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

[please take your complaints about how MeFi handles these sorts of posts directly to MetaTalk, thank you] [more]
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MeFi comment - Five years ago

Strikeout is useful in theory but in practice on MetaFilter seem to nearly always be used for FTFY sorts of things which are usually snarky and annoying. Not sure if this is what Burhan was thinking of, but it's the first thing I thought of. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

I'm always weirded out when you guys comment sequentially. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

I'd do it if we could do it the weekend I'm in NY. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

The problem as I see it is that too many people think they're Dorothy Parker when they just aren't. There aren't "be nice" rules, to my mind, but there's a sense in which if you err on the side of saying whatever thing sounds witty in… [more]
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MeFi comment - Five years ago

Actually, I'm reasonably certain this is why we shouldn't have unnecessary 'features' Imagine how irritated this makes you. Now imagine that there are other people who are just as irritated but want exactly the opposite thing that you… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

Am now hopelessly lost in "Make your own zentai suit" websites. [more]
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MeFi comment - Five years ago

[few comments removed - can pedants please either email the OP or find a way to answer his question?] [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Five years ago

Just FYI, you emailed us this twice at the contact form and we wrote back to you twice. Is this something that you think the whole community needs to give feedback/input on, or were you just wondering why you didn't hear back from us? [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

[folks, please don't start a derail on the "is it/isn't it racism" angle and help the OP answer their question. Oh look, you already have. Thank you.] [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Five years ago

in a desperate bid for populatiry. You'd be more popular if you could spell, you know. Here is a link to the social explorer. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

You can bet I'm having a beer at work today. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

This isn't quite what you were looking for but I found that making peppermint tea and then chewing on the wet tea bags in the place where my extractions had taken place helped my gums feel better, gave me something to sort of gnaw on and made my… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Five years ago

And to answer your larger question, no we won't be identifying NYT links but if they wind up vanishing behind a punitive paywall, we'll treat them like any other fee-based article. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

I know that the mods pay careful attention to new users first posts to make sure they aren't SEO spammers and the like, but is there any sort of policy about being gentle with them in terms of deleting posts which might not meet the full… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

Does TK mean "To Kome"? Nice work everyone. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

When I add someone as a contact, it either means: 1) I met you at a meetup. 2) I think you post interesting things or you seem like a cool person, I want to follow you. or 3) You are a librarian. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

Except that's not what happened. It is what happened. There were two periods of confinement. Ten hours in a van with no food, water or bathrooms. Then 16 hours in the underground ventilated truck where they all had to use the bathroom in… [more]
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MeFi comment - Five years ago

What an inteersting post. I remember reading Kidnapped! At Chowchilla in my elementary school's library, it was probably the first true crime book I'd ever read and instilled in me a decently serious fear of getting kidnapped ["You have to be… [more]
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MeFi comment - Five years ago

We've mentioned it before. We have the outgoing short URLs for posts. We don't want ot handle/manage incoming URLs for a few reasons 1. we're not Twitter, you can use extra characters, no big deal 2. keeping the full URL = less mystery meat,… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

As parts of my job go, that one is not so bad. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

With that in mind, I have to say that this ... I hope that the people on "my side" have better learned how to manage others' expectations and that the "other side" and the mods have is still setting up some sort of weird… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

Replaced the link, carry on. [more]
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MeFi comment - Five years ago

[folks, please take nanny side concerns to email, thanks.] [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Five years ago

follow-up from the OP: I picked on you to reply to by email because... well, you got mentioned in the form to submit the post anonymously, but also because you hit on some points that kind of made a dent in my thick skull... primarily the… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Five years ago

I have been the woman in this situation before and my read on this is that she is probably aware of your interest and being discreet about it so that you can get over your crush on your own and not embarass yourself or her by making a play for her… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Five years ago

If all we had was the ability to use "http://mefi.us/post_number" to link to FPPs that might be a valid solution. I'm confused. You know we basically have this, right? http://mefi.us/w/102145 goes to the current post at the… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

One of my cats is already Famous on the Internet because jessamyn mentioned him in a podcast a while back This thread needs more Yorvit. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

[Last chance to back it up and not turn this thread into another "MeFi can't do this topic well/decently/at all" Give it a shot? Thank you.] [more]
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MeFi comment - Five years ago

I've adjusted my post-gym routine to include coffee milk instead of chocolate milk and that uses up some of it. It's great on ice cream and I'm sure you could make something up with mashing up some vanilla ice cream, mixing in a ton of coffee syrup… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Five years ago

Or, paraphrased, opening up your own MeTa thread in a confrontational and adversarial fashion and then arguing that you are part of a pile-on because people don't agree with the conclusions you are drawing or the manner in which you are expressing… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

[folks, making up horrible things to say in a rape thread and saying them here as if someone else said them is not making MeFi or MetaTalk a better place. Please reconsider and think about maybe coming back a little later? ] [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

When they're not taking my medicine, yes. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

From the OP:OK - so I understand that where commenters are coming from is that springing nudty on unsuspecting people is highly unethical. So we will rectify that, even though it appears to me that these services have almost completely been… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Five years ago

[♫ we do not tell each other to fuck off here ♫] [more]
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MeFi comment - Five years ago

poor zarq, the token Jew. I think a lot of us have been the token Jew in places where there weren't a lot of Jewish people. I've heard variations on this story from a lot of Jewish friends who didn't grow up in places with decent-sized… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

Why is it still here? Because this is MetaTalk and short of comments actually threatening to harm someone [or weird firebomb sorts of comments] we generally don't delete comments here. You have never had a comment deleted form MetaTalk… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

I have one and I'm a little underwhelmed. I have a lightweight laptop that I use all the time and and iphone and the ipad doesn't really solve a problem for me [work got it for me, so I don't have to think about the cost of the thing]. What I like it… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Five years ago

You could give everyone the email address where you can post to Flickr via email, then you don't have to give the password to anyone and most people can handle emailing photos. [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Five years ago

I would not have a pet at this very moment in time wouldn't I? Flip off a pigeon in the park, or maybe a gnu at the zoo. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

When pb gets back from banging his head against a wall let's see what he says about this. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

i dunno. i think an Ignore List is as simple as it gets. don't like me? put me on Ignore Works for other places, not going to work here. People need to talk to everyone. If you've got an impulse control problem when you read someone… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

You seem to forget the Crippens enjoyed many happy years of marriage before he murdered her. This is my new "Other than that Mrs. Lincoln, how was the show?" [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

As one of them, I favor this notion. As someone who slept in this morning, I concur. cortex pretty well covered this, but we really really avoid mod-by-robot, especially in the decision-making parts of our jobs. When a thread turns… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

[few comments removed - Mayor Curley, if you are not trolling, please make it seem like you are not trolling, thanks.] [more]
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MeFi comment - Five years ago

[The address for MetaTalk is h t t p : / / m e t a t a l k . m e t a f i l t e r . c o m If you'd like to complain loudly about the thread, you can type that into the address bar on your browser, go there and post a thread about it. Please do not… [more]
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MeFi comment - Five years ago

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