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And on a personal level, the new post makes me at least get where the specific meme comes from [The Gottfried roast of Sagat] so I'm pleased that a variant on it was at least funny once upon a time. And also, and this may be sot of hand-wavey for... [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over two years ago

Shetterly, you need to move this general topic to your own blog. You need to not call out MetaTalk threads on MetaTalk just because we've told you that that other thread isn't the place to talk about it. Put another way: the reason this was... [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over two years ago

bunnycup, your options at this point are to take a walk, or have a walk-taking being given to you. Your choice. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over two years ago

On my planet flame-outs are a lot more dramatic. It's unclear if shetterly plans to come back or not, but other than what we've said publicly in the related threads, we haven't had any other words with him about this.... [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over two years ago

Uhh, seriously? Don't do this. Don't do what? Ask people not to abuse the community? Remind people that the community has been there for them in the past? This is not a secret sort of like "we gave you money" thing, this is a "you asked a... [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over two years ago

And I'll be closing this thread. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over two years ago

You cant change other people. That said there are a few tools at our disposal to at least try to influence them. 1. early tl;dr nonsense will be culled from a thread usually. Flag it if you see it. 2. people aren't really required to read all the... [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over two years ago

Fuck you, hippie. Fuck you grandpa! [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over two years ago

I do. let him sue. We'd rather spend our time and money running an awesome website, not arguing with lunatics about lulzy web memes. We are not afraid of Glenn Beck, but we do have limited time, attention and money for fights that we... [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over two years ago

Yay! [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over two years ago

That is Brandon's real name. Isn't it? Is this some sort of weird joke that I am not getting? [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over two years ago

"She asked the library how she could go about banning book" Oh yeah, now it's on! [more]
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MeFi comment - Over two years ago

Shut up the both of you. MetaTalk exists for things like this. [more]
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MeFi comment - Over two years ago

I have a BA and an MLS. I give no money to either school and went so far as to tell my undergrad institution to please stop sending me "money-grubbing letters" [ah to be a hothead 20-something again] and forget where I lived forever, which... [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Over two years ago

in the interest of privacy and Brand New Day I'll refrain from mentioning them. you fail at Brand New Day. I like Twins named Lugubrious and Salubrious. Also Mom. Also Schmoopy.... [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over two years ago

I'm also stuck, in an airport, watching my flight get more and more delayed and this has been a welcome diversion. I'm so happy she is free! [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over two years ago

I wait forever. I have a decent model of the AskMe community in my mind and I can pretty much run my questions through my AskMe simulator and get pretty good advice out of it. It's shockingly effective. Other than that my questions are too googleable,... [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over two years ago

Greg Nog's been doing a few illustrations for hermitosis' Arcanalogue. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over two years ago

I've done this. The basic deal is do whatever you can or need to and SEND IT. Whatever you need to do to actually SEND it. People who are suffering from terminal illnesses rarely are in denial about that sort of thing themselves and having other... [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Over two years ago

I use iscrobbler. I'm not totally sure what the last.fm client is, but I've been using this for years. [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Over two years ago

This feels a little like excessive following these folks around. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over two years ago

Just a quickie note from me. I think the most important thing about an MLIS program is not going into terrible debt (*cough cough* *Simmons*)for it unless you happen to be fairly wealthy. If you're interested in science librarianship you might also... [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Over two years ago

I want them to do this again with the people next to him getting shorter and shorter so he not only has the same smile, but he appears to be getting taller.... [more]
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MeFi comment - Over two years ago

follow-up from the OP Thank you all for your excellent replies. A few people enquired as to the nature of my disability - I intentionally didn't say what it was because I have family that occasionally read Metafilter, that I would prefer not to know... [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Over two years ago

I like the part where cortex looks like jesus. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over two years ago

Someone in the comments mentioned that the high school in my town has the galloping ghosts -- with the female teams called the lady ghosts. The support bumper stickers say "I believe in Ghost" which I sort of like. This is Randolph Union... [more]
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MeFi comment - Over two years ago

I just saw another one of these pistachio ads with Levi Johnston in it. What a strange little set of ads. [more]
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MeFi comment - Over two years ago

Burrito method. Wrap kitty in a towel and do it the open-jaws-insert-pill way. Previously and previously. [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Over two years ago

Woodward realized that it was only a question of being pestered forever or quietly throwing open his place
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MeFi post - Over two years ago

I had this happen at year four of a five year relationship with a boyfriend I was living with. I was in an awkward situation with regards to health insurance and I brought up the idea of us getting married to help solve that proble, but also because... [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Over two years ago

My favorite tasteful nudity costume was a guy who came wearing a fill suit... but without any back to it. That is, if you saw him from the front he was wearting a suit: pants, shirt, tie, jacket. If you saw him from teh back, all he was wearing were... [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Over two years ago

Gore Vidal is overgeneralizing and taking a pointed stance in order to stir people up. How does anyone compare them without being at one time gay and at another straight? Many people see the idea of sex and love as a sort of spectrum... [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Over two years ago

I moved my mouse in the wrong direction so that poor sticky man had his composure restored by that eel. Win! [more]
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MeFi comment - Over two years ago

I'm as freaky as the next person, possibly more, but if your manifesto is so all-fired awesome, it can probably suffer being in plain text, right? Love, the people from dial-up land who are freaky too sometimes. That said, more power to... [more]
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MeFi comment - Over two years ago

- Cramps - Rockin and Reelin' in Aukland New Zealand, not quite punk like what you've listed but a good rocking album and a decent recording - Evillive by the Misfits includes a fun version of Rollins singing "we are 138" with the band -... [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Over two years ago

[comment removed - happy2b, you sort of need to ask your own question and not totally monopolize this one.] [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Over two years ago

OK - I brought it up because Ithought this kind of thing might be grating on other people too, but it looks like I'm the only one getting wound up about this. I also thought it was pretty annoying personally but the flag queue wasn't... [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over two years ago

I do what SirStan does and wander around and take long shutter exposure pictures with my camera. [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Over two years ago

[comments removed - your kittensex jokes, i haz seen them] [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Over two years ago

Installing the Mac OS on a netbook can totally be done but it's a headache. Googleable term is "hackintosh" That said, it's easy to get a Mac with a Pentium chip and have it basically triple-boot OSX/Windows/Linux if you want. THAT said,... [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Over two years ago

I am so freaky I mostly don't buy things. I love my jobs, have a delightful partner and am pretty satisfied with my friends and level of drug and food ingestion. What have you got for me?... [more]
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MeFi comment - Over two years ago

I work at a vocational high school and I do some stuff with what's called the Adult Diploma Program. In short, this basically means kids who are between 18 and ... 20-something (can't remember) who want to get their high school diploma. They take... [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Over two years ago

cheating on your spouse is in the same comedy bracket as dropping a watermelon six stories. I don't mean to be all hair-splitting but I was under the impression this happened when he wasn't married? I still think having sex with people... [more]
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MeFi comment - Over two years ago

I would like to run a colo on the moon. [more]
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MeFi comment - Over two years ago

National TV you say? [more]
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MeFi comment - Over two years ago

[few comments removed - quit being huffy about psychics and either be helpful, go to metatalk or just go for a walk, thanks.] [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Over two years ago

There have been a few people who have asked us to change the capitalization of their usernames. All the ones I can remember added capitalization. Mine is lowercase J because I can save that keystroke for later.... [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over two years ago

it grates on me that there's always someone who feels the need to continue to call Lauren "Larry" after her sex change operation I'm with you there, explosion, and I think actually this is one of the reasons I find this whole... [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Over two years ago

Standard popcorn balls have a sort of sugar coating which not only cools to be cement but also cracks off into a bunch of different fragments making eating them functionally impossible. So, to make better popcorn balls, you're better off making... [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Over two years ago

I have couple friends who have differing solutions on how to do the "one person wants it the other person doesn't" situation. In some cases, one person sucks it up and goes with a decent outlook and it's clear they're doing it as a favor... [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Over two years ago

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