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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 - Over 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 - Over 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 - Over five years ago

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

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

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

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

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

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

Is that Perth? What is that? [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over five years ago

Those kinds of comments don't help anything, yet I see them in almost every one of this sort of thread. For what it's worth, the sort of "gets popcorn" bullshit we'll delete when we see it on MetaFilter, so please feel free to… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over five years ago

[very seriously don't start the Berkeley-bashing here, thank you] [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Over five years ago

From the OP:Hi everyone, Thanks for the advice, the sympathy, the hugs, etc. So I called him. And he didn't answer or call me back. Jerk. It sucks, but I'm trying my best to put it into perspective and move on. Plenty of fish in the sea,… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Over five years ago

Speaking of the FPP, it's titled "Theological Clusterf***". Can anyone really disagree that that's exactly what we got? I actually unfollowed that thread when I was trying to unfollow this one. I mean look: Theological… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over five years ago

And, from an insult to injury perspective, one of the stereotypes of Jewish people is being [over-]educated, snobby and standoffish (variations on the chosen people idea which has good and bad connotations depending who is talking about it) so a lot… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over five years ago

...With all due respect, dersins, perhaps more even-tempered people abastaining from a thread is exactly what is allowing the oh-so-clever folk to post unchecked. everyone gets to choose which debates they feel like having. While there is… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over five years ago

I pick up hitchhikers but I haven't hitchhiked. This is what would make me pick you up: - a sign indicating that you were going where I was going - no more than one non-gigantic backpack [this is sort of a double-bind. a big enough pack and you… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Over five years ago

I know I'm often concerned that ignoring someone in thread, especially when they're addressing / challenging me directly, will lead to accusations that I'm avoiding discussion. Sometimes there is simply no way to avoid having people… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over five years ago

The age of a film has hardly anything to do with whether or not everyone can be expected to have seen it. With respect, it totally does. This is not to say that you should have necessarily seen every old film, but that there's a cultural… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over five years ago

Linking to spoilers happens. We'll relocate above-the-fold spoilers if people put them in their posts, but otherwise I sort of feel that MeFi didn't spoil the movie for you, that Tumblrblog did. The MeFi thread isn't a movie review, it's a place for… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over five years ago

[comments removed - every thread about abortion does not need to have a "what is human" debate in it. seriously do not do that here, ever. metatalk is your option.] [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Over five years ago

[comments removed - do not post links to things that are not answering the OPs question. Thank you.] [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Over five years ago

My feeling as the person who is over there way more is that this is so rare an occurrence as to maybe not be necessary. If you preview your comment you'll know if a thread has been closed and in most cased I'd certainly hope that people would… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over five years ago

There are also definitely people who have the weird "What is this?" response to posts about things that may be common knowledge in some circles and unheard of in others. Offering a Wikipedia link as a quick shortcut to more information… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over five years ago

I like the moving pitchers myself. And the single-linkers. I was really prepared to not like that post [the one you linked to way up there stav] because it was like a single link to some mainstream magazine and what.... but then I read it and it was… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over five years ago

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