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This is really not about dogs, but I think it speaks to something that is good about them and the natural world generally and is appropriately somber. The Peace of Wild Things When despair for the world grows in me and I wake in the night at… [more]
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From the OP:Thanks to everyone for your suggestions. Here's what happened: I phoned the landlord and outlined the problem, and once I had convinced them that we had different expectations about what constitutes "furnished rental", I… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Five years ago

There is "married and my wife doesn't have an account" and "married and my wife DOES have an account" cortex is the latter sort of married. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

correct. is your google broken? [more]
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My Dad just read me this headline from his Internet Station and I was like "What, The Onion?" Apparently not. [more]
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MeFi comment - Five years ago

Of course googling for "1:1 scale model" gets you nerdy minecraft videos. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

This might also be helpful. [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Five years ago

[please stop with the "boy rapist" stuff, and also please stop flagging every comment that is remotely critical of the Catholic Church. We have MetaTalk but it might be nice if people could just be somewhat reasonable here instead. thanks.] [more]
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My experience, when I was vegan and when I wasn't, is more like something something's. I think blue beetle's comment sums up what I was suspecting I'd find behind this link and I was not disappointed: Extremist has hard time maintaining extreme… [more]
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MeFi comment - Five years ago

The national museum of health and medicine which is located in the Walter Reed military hospital in D.C. I have been to this, it is terrific. Here is a photo of some fetal/child skeletons from there that you might enjoy. [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Five years ago

There is a MeFite who is doing this right now living in his campus parking lot someplace. I think the basic answer is that of course you'd save money. The larger issue is whether you, as people, could live this sort of lifestyle both personally [with… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Five years ago

[don't call people retarded - go to metatalk, this is MeFi talking about 4chan, not 4chan itself. Thanks] [more]
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MeFi comment - Five years ago

If Jessamyn will record and post a video of her reading the "Give me some goofy nicknames for my friend" thread, I will donate 20 bucks to the charity of her choice. You are on. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

Yeah there needs to be some sort of publicly available profile URL for us to be able to add it to the social sites stuff [even if it's just a smallish thing like facebook does]. If Ravelry doesn't have this, it's not something ready to be added to… [more]
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Here are my deleted scenes. Thanks for anyone who wants to make a donation to the food bank. Totally optional but totally appreciated. [more]
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I had an ex like this in college way back when and I hate to say it but I still hear from him on and off with slightly TMI chatty messages. It's weird. You sending the guy a "thinking of you" note wasn't that out there, but it did… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Five years ago

I suspect some of what's going on is that you are judging yourself by your family's standards even when you try hard not to. I agree with this. It's a hard thing to not do. I have judgey parents and it took me a long time to get out from… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Five years ago

From the OP:Also, for what's it worth, I'm female, the student is male. I tried to leave it ambiguous (boo double standard!) but that may have been a bad idea. Now I am kind of thinking that this fact may change some people's ideas about whether this… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Five years ago

nobody has snarked in with a comment about the accused getting plenty of gay panic in prison if he is convicted. We've been crystal clear that that sort of thing doesn't fly around here. Now if people could stop predicting/anticipating it,… [more]
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So many poor mommies with blogs being treated badly by TSA. And now there are a lot of other people being treated poorly by the TSA, people who just stand there and say "Am I free to go?" and "Am I under arrest?" in… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

[bunch of comments removed - if we could keep this from being a general referendum on your personal feelings about the TSA and stick to things you KNOW, that would be terrific] [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Five years ago

That is a GRARworld subsite. I call it pigeonmating.metafilter.com. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

Yeah you know when you're sitting there watching pigeons and they're doing their coo-coo thing and all of the suddden one pigeon puffs up and starts chasing and pecking some other piegon on the head? And sometimes there are two or three of them all… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

Not to be all nerdy about this, but a lot of people go to library school to learn how to turn someone's question into something by which they can get the resources they need to answer a question. There are some obvious resources in the library… [more]
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It's what we do best. What's this "we" GRARman? We were thinking of having some sort of weight class option where we'd have some prize for posts that came in at - single link - multi-link - OMNI-link [I don't know where… [more]
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Thanks for doing this TPS, spec80 and everyone else. [more]
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I'm getting them a fire extinguisher, for the record. It's my standard wedding gift Oh man, it's now going to be mine too. What a great idea. [more]
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When we first introduced the favoriting and the javascript stuff, people were forever emailing us about it which I think is when the page came into being. I wonder if we still need it. I am sorry your internet connection is hellish. [more]
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It makes it seem like we're cutting off the flowers to keep the stems. Yes, I am aware that there are people who think that. At some level I see it as an unavoidable side effect of trying to manage growth and try to actually plan for it… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

We really don't decide whether we're going to care about what a user says because of their userumber. I should have added a link to the open thread in the last two TSA posts I removed. I figured people could check for hte TSA tag or the open MeTa… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

How Ridiculous! With all due respect, you don't have to agree with the guidelines, but it would be nice if we felt that we were both approaching this from the same perspective. AskMe has rules that keep people from asking overgeneral… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

[dear well-meaning people. While I am not surprised that a woman asking about pubic hair grooming has caused people to start calling each other morons, it stops NOW. Please take all other non-answers directly to email or MetaTalk, thanks.] [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Five years ago

Would that first one be deleted as chatfilter if it were posted today? Probably yeah. Oh for the days of 20-ish AskMe questions per day. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

The fact that the hospital did not properly prepare you for this situation is unpleasant and the fact that they were unprofessional talking about you behind your back is equally uncool. However, if you want to get this procedure done, I'd just look… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Five years ago

To me that sounds kosher except maybe the 45 which wouldn't be that useful w/o a record player. The rest can be appreciated on their own which seems okay to me. I may or may not be getting something new for my giftee. [more]
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I live in Spain. Who is asavage? suck. it. haters. It was a cool question/answer, regardless of who asked/answered. [more]
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I totally sent an email saying "Hey I'm teaching a class for a few hours, I'll be back online after 8:30 pm" and somehow THIS is the week that cortex decides to do something well ahead of anticipated schedule and put this on YouTube before… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

What cortex said. Is there a specific man you're shopping for? If so, we need details. Otherwise this is just a "let's talk about this topic" with no problem to be solved. [more]
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I was so nervous and so worried about pleasing her and measuring up to her expectations that I suffered a rather embarrassing, uhm, equipment failure I do not know if this will be helpful to you, but I suspect a lot of people are going to… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Five years ago

The creepy puppet's name is Joshua. Charlie White made him. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

Can someone lookup the average length of time it takes for questions about female pubic hair grooming to turn into men fighting with each other about it? I have a current record today of 106 minutes. Thanks! [more]
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Franklin Thomas may have died in 1958 which may explain the dates and what happened. From that web page I linked to: "They Live In The Sky!, by Trevor James, appeared in 1958, when he was 26 years old, and was his first book. It only… [more]
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This article talks a lot about Franklin Thomas who ran the publishing company. Apparently he was quite an occultist according to the author. This post says he was a gifted clairvoyant. He was married to Dorothy Thomas who was one of his authors and… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Five years ago

The NY Civil Liberties Union makes a little wallet card called What to Do if You Stopped by the Police which says this... [text bolded for easy grokking] 1. Police may stop and detain you only if there is reasonable suspicion that you committed,… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Five years ago

YouTube is great for things like this. I usually do open turns since I'm not racing and am also a little afraid of the wall. This video gives a boring amount of detail but seems comprehensive. [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Five years ago

For the record, I not only answered this question in under a minute, but let the admin record show I fixed a typo in the question first. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

My dad is going through a divorce this year. He is 71. It's been a bit of a pain in the ass, I can only imagine how much more of a pain it would be if he were married to my mother. So, I skimmed this thread but wanted to give you a few words of… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Five years ago

This thread is not the "TSA sucks AMIRITE" thread either. [more]
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It's not like she will be scarred for life My sister has been stalked. Having a stranger start texting like this would likely give her nightmares for a few days about shit she's gone through. Me, on the other hand, I'd probably ignore you… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Five years ago

Can we have a sub-site where people brag about how little they spend on (whatever)? That's coming after the site where people post asking if they spend too much/too little on whatever. Priorities, man. [more]
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