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Stop hounding Joe Beese and making this thread about him. Very seriously, this. Thank you. [more]
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MeFi comment - Five years ago

I am an ice cube and I can't get to sleep if I'm not warm enough. I also seem to like really heavy blankets on me, I think because they make the little pocket I am sleeping in smller, thus less to heat up. My routine: - do not let myself sit… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Five years ago

Flag it, move on, drop us an email if you think what they said was deleteworthy or if you'd like someone to commiserate with. You can even write a reply and send it to me instead of posting it to the thread, that seems to work okay for some people. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

Anyone with self-respect (i.e. someone worth dating) would never ever be OK with this arrangement. Be aware, this is how some people will see this situation. And the great thing about asking a bunch of strangers is that other people can… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Five years ago

I dealt with a similar issue in a recent relationship [unreasonable ex making unreasonable demands, my SO trying to smooth things over but winding up making compromises that I felt demanded a lot of me, SO financially taxed because of unreasonable… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Five years ago

Hacker News take: "Like Clippy for the internet" [more]
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MeFi comment - Five years ago

You might enjoy reading Anne Lamott's book Traveling Mercies talking about her path towards spirituality and religion. She talks a lot about prayer and what and how she does it. "She claims the two best prayers she knows are: "Help me, help… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Five years ago

Chart created by MeFi's own emptyage actually. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

"I am so happy to hear of your impending wedding and wish you and the bride every happiness. Unfortunately, I think you intended this for another Jessamyn because I have no idea who you are. You might want to check your address book. Congrats on… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Five years ago

the question about a specific individual reminds me to say that I think a good person might be a become a bishop (or a prison guard and perhaps even a torturer) but I'm still doubtful that a bishop could be something it is good to be. I… [more]
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MeFi comment - Five years ago

If you can handle another "It gets better" video, you might like this one by Gene Robinson who is out and also the bishop of the Diocese of New Hampshire in the Episcopal Church. [more]
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MeFi comment - Five years ago

Oh sorry, I assumed that "stimulant effect" was a euphemism. Too many TV commercials. [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Five years ago

how many pairs of underwear is it normal to have? I can't comment on anything that's normal, but I think you need one pair for the gym and one to wear under a skirt for like funderals and stuff. So... two? Also, I was a snow clown for… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

Americans, why do you hate America so much? We could ask the same about why you hate Toronto. Oh, you're not from Toronto? Well I'm not from Kentucky. [more]
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MeFi comment - Five years ago

The general drill for social apps is add them to the page on the wiki if it meets the criteria. pb goes through and adds stuff every few months I think. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

Allums is saying his biology does not make him female. The NCAA disagrees. From the article: "He noted that he was biologically identical to any other female" I'm not sure where you're getting your statements from. Allums is… [more]
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MeFi comment - Five years ago

So being trans is only okay because The Surgery exists? I'm not making that argument at all. I am not, in this thread or anywhere, making any other argument than: being trans is totally okay and people should make an effort to respect… [more]
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MeFi comment - Five years ago

I'm curious to know how one becomes just enlightened enough to roll with the first claim Because unlike all your other examples, in the first case someone can actually change their sex and become fully a member of the other sex. You can't… [more]
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MeFi comment - Five years ago

[folks - making this thread about any one user is against the rules, please do not do it, please go to metatalk or MeMail if you feel you need to do it.] [more]
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MeFi comment - Five years ago

Kye is a girl's name. Your link supports the statement "some girls are called Kye." Here is my link supporting "Kye is a boy's name" [more]
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MeFi comment - Five years ago

From a MeFite who would prefer to remain anonymous:"In general, if you've turned away from your childhood religion, can you identify some emotional elements of your upbringing that might have encouraged that decision?" In my case I had… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Five years ago

An eye for an eye. Write back with your own snark, and try to make it even more clever and snarky so that you "one-up" the snarker. Is this what the kids today are calling a joke? [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

Is it still ok, in AskMe, to respond to wrong factual statements, in neutral or polite manner. Totally. The "measure twice, cut once" maxim applies though. Remove snark, then remove it again. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

I've taken Amtrak for several days in pretty much every direction in the US and it hasn't changed too much since I started doing this maybe 15 years ago. Here are my notes, lreated to what others have said - you can both check bags and carry bags… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Five years ago

OpenSS [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

- Stewart Brand and the Long Now "long term sustainable ideas will foster better current creative thinking" - Alex Steffen and WorldChanging "humans can effect positive environmental change and be good global stewards" - Ethan… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Five years ago

There should be no inherent taboo against telling someone to fuck off, and decorum should not inherently be a goal here. Just for the record, there's not a taboo about telling someone to fuck off, there's a guideline. Please don't do this… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

getting a 'Go fuck yourself' Also, just to be a little more clear. Had this not been Halloween, had cortex not been on a plane and me at a party, a comment where one member told another member to go fuck themselves would not have lasted… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

I believe he should use the same facilities as his teammates - whether or not he experiences any sexual attraction towards them. The sexual attraction thing is and has been a red herring anyhow because there have always been gay and… [more]
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MeFi comment - Five years ago

Allums hasn't even adopted a male name. "Kye" is a made-up word which could easily be a girl's name It's Kyler. It works while he's playing on the women's basketball team and can be butched up to Kyle if he decides to go that way post… [more]
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MeFi comment - Five years ago

And could you clarify whether you're calling me a "rules lawyer" as a mod or as a commenter? I'm not calling you personally a rules lawyer at all. People get overinvested in issues of other people's genders, sexualities and sexual… [more]
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MeFi comment - Five years ago

I was a completely cheesy robot I like the Life spinner! I went as a snow clown and the mister was Mr. Peanut. I also made a favorite-pandering pumpkin. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

I refuse to get involved in any discussion until the correct "favourites" spelling is used. I made a script for you. And I have my favorites filtered through this other script which has a one, some, most count visible via little… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

the carrying of inventory is the pits I haven't had to do any of the heavy lifting on mailing [for the MeFi CD or for the shirts] so I would definitely volunteer to help on one of these rounds. I like the pins/badges idea too which I bet… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

I should probably mention here that MetaFilter is sponsoring probably the only transgender cyclist competing in world cup events, starting later next month. Hey that's neat. Any place where we can follow their progress, send words of… [more]
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MeFi comment - Five years ago

Jessamyn already turned this job down when they offered it to her, and that is the single smartest interweb decision I have seen anyone make all year, so good times all around. To be fair, I'm not totally sure what they were offering me,… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

I'll sometimes even avoid replying to the direct replies. It only takes a little bit of that to make the entire thread All About You, and that's usually not too interesting to read. Pretty much this. For the most art, unless people are… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

if Democrats at an Obama rally saw someone from the Westboro Baptist Church This thread is not about Obama; do not make it about Obama. [more]
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MeFi comment - Five years ago

I thought he was from Portugal? [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

[few comments removed - answer the question or send MeMail with derailing fight starters, thanks.] [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Five years ago

I'm struggling to think of an example of that. Usually people just look naive or earnest, which isn't so bad. That's my position regarding pretty much all the "is this fake?" accusations that fly around here. My assumption is… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

Mods, you guys are sweet bastions of patience. I spend all my time making charts, I am not patient at all [note: that was before this weekend]. That said, this particular discussion/disagreement is less centered around a policy issue than… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

Maybe accusing other members of lying is something which should be avoided entirely. It's pretty tough to think of a circumstance in which accusing someone of lying is actually furthering discussion. I'm surprised at the things which… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

If this annoys the Mods that Be, delete plz. It's not complaining about anything, so I think it's okay to leave it. It eases my eye pain. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

Actually, Blogger does this in the comment count: 1 comments Hey no fair, pb quit working there 17 years ago. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

[folks, please don't guess what he OP is referring to, I'm sure this question is anonymous for a reason, thanks] [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Five years ago

a community member of longstanding proposed that script automatically asterisking certain words would protect sensitive eyes from gendered slurs, misapprehending that the insult was drawn from the ugliness of the word as an entity, rather than… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

[comment removed - this is not the thread to complain about debt collectors, it is the thread to answer questions from other members of the community.] [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Five years ago

Nothing fancy, just the standard blue, like the rest of the links, would be just fine. I can not believe I literally never noticed this. I believe we can get that addressed. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

I'm sorry I wasn't clear in my earlier MeMails to you. Answers in AskMe need to help the OP answer their question, not just bitch out other commenters. Calling another commenter a racist is basically stopping a thread dead. If you think someone is… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Five years ago

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