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Since the vast majority of participants here are American, why would you expect otherwise? The point is that people not pretend that they are not American but that they be mindful of the fact that 1. Not everyone on MetaFilter is... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by ShawnStruck on April 18, 2014 8:18 PM

This very badly needs to not become one of those threads where we throw in every spoiler we can think of just to be funny. [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by Lexica on April 18, 2014 7:47 PM

This very badly needs to not become one of those threads where we throw in every spoiler we can think of just to be funny. [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by We had a deal, Kyle on April 18, 2014 7:40 PM

Since the vast majority of participants here are American, why would you expect otherwise? The point is that people not pretend that they are not American but that they be mindful of the fact that 1. Not everyone on MetaFilter is... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by Joseph Gurl on April 18, 2014 7:32 PM

Since the vast majority of participants here are American, why would you expect otherwise? The point is that people not pretend that they are not American but that they be mindful of the fact that 1. Not everyone on MetaFilter is... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by rtha on April 18, 2014 7:25 PM

This very badly needs to not become one of those threads where we throw in every spoiler we can think of just to be funny. [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by sweetkid on April 18, 2014 7:05 PM

This very badly needs to not become one of those threads where we throw in every spoiler we can think of just to be funny. [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by sockermom on April 18, 2014 7:00 PM

[folks maybe leave the tennis/Woods/Williams thing alone now. OP can take what they think is useful and leave the rest.] [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by jenfullmoon on April 18, 2014 5:33 PM

Congrats on not drinking, that's hard. If you knowingly allow her to drive drunk and she kills/maims someone you are somewhat complicit in the act. You should call the cops if you know she is specifically getting into a car after... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by The Girl Who Ate Boston on April 18, 2014 5:11 PM

Closest I've ever been to supply chain collapse I lived in post-revolution Romania and I can empathize with what griphus is saying. We had food stores but the food supply was hit or miss. You wouldn't go hungry, not exactly, but you could... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by freelanceastro on April 18, 2014 4:25 PM

Since the vast majority of participants here are American, why would you expect otherwise? The point is that people not pretend that they are not American but that they be mindful of the fact that 1. Not everyone on MetaFilter is... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by Kattullus on April 18, 2014 2:20 PM

Since the vast majority of participants here are American, why would you expect otherwise? The point is that people not pretend that they are not American but that they be mindful of the fact that 1. Not everyone on MetaFilter is... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by divabat on April 18, 2014 2:04 PM

Congrats on not drinking, that's hard. If you knowingly allow her to drive drunk and she kills/maims someone you are somewhat complicit in the act. You should call the cops if you know she is specifically getting into a car after... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by thelonius on April 18, 2014 11:28 AM

Congrats on not drinking, that's hard. If you knowingly allow her to drive drunk and she kills/maims someone you are somewhat complicit in the act. You should call the cops if you know she is specifically getting into a car after... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by lokta on April 18, 2014 11:06 AM

Good luck with moderating that. Thank you. [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by mudpuppie on April 18, 2014 10:42 AM

Is everyone okay with using askme as a therapist when they clearly need to be in actual therapy? I can't think of any repeat users that have this problem at the moment. I can think of a few users who are going to therapy and are having... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by ldthomps on April 18, 2014 10:19 AM

Good luck with moderating that. Thank you. [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by Lexica on April 18, 2014 10:09 AM

I'm a librarian. Not reading books is okay. There are a few things you get from reading that are valuable and you should think about whether you have them elsewhere. - vocabulary - exposure to new words is a good thing and books have 'em. Articles... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by clavicle on April 18, 2014 9:58 AM

Congrats on not drinking, that's hard. If you knowingly allow her to drive drunk and she kills/maims someone you are somewhat complicit in the act. You should call the cops if you know she is specifically getting into a car after... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by sweetkid on April 18, 2014 9:44 AM

"How does he not know Hodor? THe dude says his name every time he talks. He's like a 7 foot tall Pikachu." [more]
FanFare comment favorited by seyirci on April 18, 2014 9:34 AM

Here. [more]
FanFare comment favorited by seyirci on April 18, 2014 9:34 AM

I heard someone on Facebook call it "The Purple Wedding" and so knew a little bit what was coming but still, wow. [more]
FanFare comment favorited by seyirci on April 18, 2014 9:15 AM

Congrats on not drinking, that's hard. If you knowingly allow her to drive drunk and she kills/maims someone you are somewhat complicit in the act. You should call the cops if you know she is specifically getting into a car after... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by dialetheia on April 18, 2014 9:04 AM

Congrats on not drinking, that's hard. If you knowingly allow her to drive drunk and she kills/maims someone you are somewhat complicit in the act. You should call the cops if you know she is specifically getting into a car after... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by infodiva on April 18, 2014 8:53 AM

It's because of that comment--and the fact that it stayed up despite multiple complaints from Unsullied and Bookwalkers alike It stayed up because it happened at a time when no one was up and no one originally flagged it. I get that... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by shoesfullofdust on April 18, 2014 8:44 AM

Good luck with moderating that. Thank you. [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by thereemix on April 18, 2014 8:37 AM

Congrats on not drinking, that's hard. If you knowingly allow her to drive drunk and she kills/maims someone you are somewhat complicit in the act. You should call the cops if you know she is specifically getting into a car after... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by divined by radio on April 18, 2014 8:21 AM

Congrats on not drinking, that's hard. If you knowingly allow her to drive drunk and she kills/maims someone you are somewhat complicit in the act. You should call the cops if you know she is specifically getting into a car after... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by BlerpityBloop on April 18, 2014 8:02 AM

Congrats on not drinking, that's hard. If you knowingly allow her to drive drunk and she kills/maims someone you are somewhat complicit in the act. You should call the cops if you know she is specifically getting into a car after... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by kiki_s on April 18, 2014 8:00 AM

For me personally, if that becomes the policy then I won't be participating in FanFare as far as GoT goes. It's not going to be the policy. Honestly, throwing up your hands and saying, "Welp, we didn't delete it earlier so I... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by sweetkid on April 18, 2014 7:46 AM

Congrats on not drinking, that's hard. If you knowingly allow her to drive drunk and she kills/maims someone you are somewhat complicit in the act. You should call the cops if you know she is specifically getting into a car after... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by kythuen on April 18, 2014 7:46 AM

I'm a librarian. Not reading books is okay. There are a few things you get from reading that are valuable and you should think about whether you have them elsewhere. - vocabulary - exposure to new words is a good thing and books have 'em. Articles... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by mr. digits on April 18, 2014 7:30 AM

I'm a librarian. Not reading books is okay. There are a few things you get from reading that are valuable and you should think about whether you have them elsewhere. - vocabulary - exposure to new words is a good thing and books have 'em. Articles... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by brieche on April 18, 2014 7:28 AM

Good luck with moderating that. Thank you. [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by ZeusHumms on April 18, 2014 6:23 AM

I'm a librarian. Not reading books is okay. There are a few things you get from reading that are valuable and you should think about whether you have them elsewhere. - vocabulary - exposure to new words is a good thing and books have 'em. Articles... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by Pendragon on April 18, 2014 5:58 AM

FYI, I got a facebook message from Bob's aunt saying thanks for the letter and that they've been over here reading the comments folks have been leaving. It made them happy to know that Bob had a large community who cared about him.... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by goshling on April 18, 2014 5:24 AM

I'm a librarian. Not reading books is okay. There are a few things you get from reading that are valuable and you should think about whether you have them elsewhere. - vocabulary - exposure to new words is a good thing and books have 'em. Articles... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by phatkitten on April 18, 2014 4:54 AM

I'm a librarian. Not reading books is okay. There are a few things you get from reading that are valuable and you should think about whether you have them elsewhere. - vocabulary - exposure to new words is a good thing and books have 'em. Articles... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by Megami on April 18, 2014 2:07 AM

Good luck with moderating that. Thank you. [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by like_neon on April 18, 2014 1:37 AM

Good luck with moderating that. Thank you. [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by h00py on April 18, 2014 1:36 AM

I definitely have gotten the constipation before my period thing. While some of this can just be "bad genes" there is a lot you can do to help move things along 1. stay hydrated 2. fiber (fresh fruits and veg or miralax type stuff,... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by sarah_pdx on April 18, 2014 12:42 AM

If I were you, I would sell every single stock I had, pay off all my debts, and invest anything left over in index funds that I could (mostly) ignore This is my same advice. The negative returns you're getting on your debt are worth... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by Tobu on April 18, 2014 12:40 AM

I keep a list of these people and read their questions for entertainment. I'm surprised that you admit that out loud. [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by daybeforetheday on April 18, 2014 12:10 AM

Good luck with moderating that. Thank you. [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by EXISTENZ IS PAUSED on April 17, 2014 10:50 PM

FaMe makes me think of The Sound of Music. I think ♫ FaMe! I'm gonna live forever ...! ♫ It will be linked at the top when it's out of alpha/beta.... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by Margalo Epps on April 17, 2014 9:45 PM

Good luck with moderating that. Thank you. [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by gingerbeer on April 17, 2014 9:22 PM

Good luck with moderating that. Thank you. [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by ActingTheGoat on April 17, 2014 9:16 PM

I'm a librarian. Not reading books is okay. There are a few things you get from reading that are valuable and you should think about whether you have them elsewhere. - vocabulary - exposure to new words is a good thing and books have 'em. Articles... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by gt2 on April 17, 2014 9:07 PM

A lot of the quirky matchups in Sochi were due to athletes who have dual citizenship. The Christian Science Monitor wrote an article about this phenomenon and this article on "place branding" talks a bit more about this phenomenon in sports... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by JimN2TAW on April 17, 2014 8:52 PM

I'm a librarian. Not reading books is okay. There are a few things you get from reading that are valuable and you should think about whether you have them elsewhere. - vocabulary - exposure to new words is a good thing and books have 'em. Articles... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by aryma on April 17, 2014 8:17 PM

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