From a MeFite who would prefer to remain anonymous:My wife is ugly. She knows it and I know it, but we've never talked about it. It's that hard. Until I met her, fell in love with her, and married her, I never really understood what a burden... [more
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the Great Taters Mystery.
Now is as good a time to mention this as any. I got an email a while back from the gal who posted that anon thread. I've paraphrased a little bit but not much. The "taters" thing was, I guess, kind of like a code... [more
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Toad baked some cookies. “These cookies smell very good,” said Toad. He ate one. “And they taste even better,” he said. Toad ran to Frog’s house. “Frog, Frog,” cried Toad, “taste these cookies that I have made.”
Frog ate one of the cookies, “These... [more
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That's struggle, pain, anxiety and difficulty. Grad school can be tough, but get some fucking perspective, dude, or drop the hell out.
I've mentioned this before, but one of the things that has helped me not bitch people out here on... [more
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[I have deleted
that were in
for a time when you thought I had no electricity
they were so ripe
good night.... [more
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Here are the flags I would like to see. If I ran this site as a total dictatorship.
- I will flag this instead of being a dick in the thread, but really, this sucks amirite
- "not best of the web" is not a reason... [more
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This would be a very bad time for admins, particularly Jessamyn and PB, to act defensive. Just answer the question.
I admitted I was wrong a few days ago. I do it fairly frequently.
* Reopening a closed thread or undeleting a
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Because I can tell you, if you think having one fake spouse is bad, having thirty of them will be worse. [more
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jessamyn [8:33]: gay elf sex means what?
*cortex [8:33]: Dragon Age
*cortex [8:33]: it's this new game
*cortex [8:34]: there's this elf
jessamyn [8:34]: okay
*cortex [8:34]: he's gay
jessamyn [8:34]: you can stop at this point
*cortex [8:34]:... [more
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How, musically, has hip-hop advanced in the twenty-five years since then? How is this piece under consideration musically advanced since?
However just like the Feminism 101 threads, it's sort of useful to approach the topic as... [more
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I've seen many of our licensing agreements and they specify that patrons can share single articles outside of the campus.
Yeah as MetaFilter's most famous librarian today, this is a non-issue from a library perspective. You may dislike it... [more
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You know, MeTa is not so that we can have Nerd Thunderdome. If you have an issue with one specific person, your options are email, MeMail, getting over it, pie, hugging a tree or something I'm sure I haven't though of.... [more
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A completely bizarre side effect to this... not to be all "Story time!" about this but my dad died two years ago yesterday. He had a Flickr account with 4000+ photos on it. A while back its pro account had expired and so we could only see... [more
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not once did I hear even the suggestion that any single one of them lived or traveled with a heightened sense of impending rape.
I don't talk to guys about my rape concerns because I don't want to jinx things or get lectures about how... [more
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Without getting too much into it, I was recently faced with a similar, though not quite as actute, problem. My father died shortly after his health started to decline, quite recently. My father was a wonderful man with a serious chronic drinking... [more
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Someone should coin a phrase to describe such a perplexing situation.
I know it's weird huh? I mean the two genders are otherwise equal and have been treated equally throughout all of history.
I mean both cortex and I... [more
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Opening a MeTa thread about it is very unlikely to make the situation at home better. I suggest either getting her an account or closing down your browser for the rest of the weekend and going for a nice hike together.... [more
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