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So when do we get "notes" we can make in other people's profiles? Visible only to us, but helpful things like "DO NOT MENTION DECLAWING" &c.? IIRC there's a greasemonkey script that does that. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

Woah... do me! Do me! 29 out of 782? I'm assuming that is what you meant by "do me." If I am wrong I do not wish to know it. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

I think I like this. Almost no Google hits for it, either. I am an actual linguist. I like the forums that have the numbers too, but this forum is not that forum. The way discussions work here is that everyone talks to everyone about… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

Assuming you are in a house that is normally insulated, you should be fine. You can do a few things that will help. - open any cabinets where under-sink pipes are to let the ambient temperature in the room get to closed-off and colder areas. -… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Five years ago

Is there a plan for the Blue to have a system of replies There is in fact a plan for us not to have this sort of situation. As threaded discussion becomes more the norm than the exception on the larger web, this makes MeFi stand out as a… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

I don't think I'll cheat but I have my needs. I'd try to get over this aspect of this issue, which is the one that is totally under your control. It makes you sound sort of petty. I totally sympathize with your situation, but not being… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Five years ago

You should really think of the time your SO spends alone watching porn as his "me time". It really has nothing to do with sex with you and is an entirely separate thing from your sexual relationship. Agreeing with this. I know… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Five years ago

I'm just saying you seem to feel quite strongly about making a post about this particular link and you seem to be sort of bummed that you were denied that because of the way people interpreted what you wrote. And I think it's important to point out… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

[folks, you know where metatalk is, if you have concerns about mod stuff you can go there and we'll be there after dessert.] [more]
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MeFi comment - Five years ago

Dear sekrit quonsar giftee, please fill out your ElfSter profile a little so I don't have to get you something that you wanted on AskMe three years ago. Your friend, jessamyn [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

And a 10% deletion rate is disincentive enough to make me not want to bother posting an answer, most days. If you'd like us to send you a list of comments that have been deleted, with dates, we'll be happy to oblige. Of the ten comments… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

As a Canadian The joy of working for an international site is that I got to do Canadian Thanksgiving already. I'm off to Mauritanian Thanksgiving next and then I think Bulgarian Thanksgiving. If you do it right, you can do one… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

No, I'm seeing what you're seeing and maybe this is just me being a little snooty about whether MeFi is about links to interesting things or links to other Big Media Companies speculating about upcoming interesting things. So I looked at the Gawker… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

Quit while you're ahead. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

1) how often is "context needed" or some variation thereof cited as a reason for deletion Not that often, but there's an ongoing sort of back and forth about how much "mystery meat" in posts is okay. 2) how can… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

mathowie, the lesbian asking the question is a girl. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

Shooting a gun in an airplane is almost certainly going to depressurize the cabin. I thought MythBusters said it wouldn't? [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

An irruption! Of owls!
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MeFi post - Five years ago

Browsing for the lulz is forgiveable. Contributing to it is totally not okay. Whether this makes you a bad person pretty well depends on your personal moral compass, but if this thread becomes a "let's talk about lulzy AskMe questions"… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

Even the most clinical description of a sexual act is completely hysterical simply because it's...you know, talking about it! When I was a kid, before the internet, me and a friend were trying to figure out what oral sex was [we'd read it… [more]
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MeFi comment - Five years ago

$.69 solution! This is the $3 solution that I use but really most of the time I'm just rummaging in my email tagged with "recipe" [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Five years ago

Do I really need to play connect-the-dots so often? This sort of goes hand in hand with what cortex said. If you feel yourself playing connect-the-dots all the time with people, it may be that you are not presenting your ideas in ways… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

What was he so upset about? Are you joking? He was at a state of near-constant rage in many of the political threads and I think at some point decided that we coddled assholes and conservatives too much for his tastes and left. It was no… [more]
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Projects comment - Five years ago

From the OP:I called the main IRS 800 number (800-829-1040) today and it turns out the call was legit - they needed to straighten out a detail on my 2009 return (which was filed a bit later this year on an extension). The agent I spoke to today… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Five years ago

It's not December yet, ack! Full of win. Which is a great way to be before full of pie. Thanks Miko. [more]
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MeFi comment - Five years ago

My biases are obvious. I like the Early Word blog [the woman who launched it is terrific and the idea of something for the librarian/publisher overlap is useful for a lot of people]. Librarians also buy a lot of books, so it's never a bad idea for a… [more]
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MeFi comment - Five years ago

I guess the warning WAS correct: some people really are lashing out at the SPLC over this stuff. Did not read the links, am familiar with this general issue as it's been playing out on Wikipedia. On Wikipedia there are a few people, one… [more]
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MeFi comment - Five years ago

It is sort of like a film discussion group. I knew a bunch of guys who did this in college and I always thought it was odd. This was in summer housing, there were six guys and two women and there would regularly be porn on the tv in the… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

True fact: Astro Zombie's girlfriend laughs uncontrollably at the part about the nine steps. In case people aren't sure what pracowicity's talking about. [more]
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MeFi comment - Five years ago

[few comments removed - QUIT BEING DORKS AND ANSWER THE QUESTION FOR FUCKS SAKE] [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Five years ago

As a young man I was an outsider for different reasons. Yeah, I think it can be tough to remember how much of everything high school can seem to be. I was lucky to have early glimmers of internet when I was in high school and was also… [more]
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MeFi comment - Five years ago

me@joeyshabadoo.com FYI, the way gmail handles the threaded conversations means that when you have an email conversation going back and forth between you and another person, you'll see their name and "me" in the from area, where… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Five years ago

I use the same system that everyone else is talking about and I've found that the process speeds up considerably if you use a heat gun [like for paint stripping] and keep it moving it takes no time at all. Combining that with some nice insulated… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Five years ago

Here are some "It Gets Better" videos by high profile folks that mention bisexality. - the cast of Rose By Any Other Name - Tammy Peterson, Bi Rep for the National Union of Students LGBT Campaign in the UK - Mike Manning from Real… [more]
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MeFi comment - Five years ago

I think the only problem is that there's an edict against linking previous accounts to current accounts. So people see you linking to your own comments and they know that they're your own comments and maybe other people don't know that connection… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

The marshmallow man is always a coincidence, yes. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

On a related note, how do I encourage my girlfriend to have bigger tits and beg me for anal? I'd be more worried how to get real life women to speak to you at all. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

Oh hi. I was at the Tuba Museum. Cheered my shit right up. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

So does that mean we should all start pinching Jessamyn and teasing her, "You're next"? I am confident that AskMe would give you the proper answer to this question. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

No. Things are working pretty much okay right now. What sort of gets me is how the new TSA threads are basically "new shitty thing happening with TSA!" which is sort of the definition of what needs to get posted in the open thread. If… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

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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Ask MeFi comment - Five years ago

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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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

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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MeFi comment - Five years ago

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

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