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My parents feel that, whether or not they are paying for something, they should be allowed to veto anything they dislike, and that planning our wedding without them being allowed to weigh in on every decision has been disrespectful. Hey,... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by theperfectcrime on March 30, 2017 1:31 PM

My parents feel that, whether or not they are paying for something, they should be allowed to veto anything they dislike, and that planning our wedding without them being allowed to weigh in on every decision has been disrespectful. Hey,... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by smoke on March 30, 2017 1:11 PM

My parents feel that, whether or not they are paying for something, they should be allowed to veto anything they dislike, and that planning our wedding without them being allowed to weigh in on every decision has been disrespectful. Hey,... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by emkelley on March 30, 2017 12:12 PM

My parents feel that, whether or not they are paying for something, they should be allowed to veto anything they dislike, and that planning our wedding without them being allowed to weigh in on every decision has been disrespectful. Hey,... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by Lexica on March 30, 2017 12:08 PM

49 satin wedding gowns... one in each state's boxcar
MeFi post favorited by filthy light thief on March 30, 2017 11:40 AM

My parents feel that, whether or not they are paying for something, they should be allowed to veto anything they dislike, and that planning our wedding without them being allowed to weigh in on every decision has been disrespectful. Hey,... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by Hypatia on March 30, 2017 11:26 AM

My parents feel that, whether or not they are paying for something, they should be allowed to veto anything they dislike, and that planning our wedding without them being allowed to weigh in on every decision has been disrespectful. Hey,... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by fingersandtoes on March 30, 2017 11:09 AM

Thanks, as always, cortex. [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by EXISTENZ IS PAUSED on March 30, 2017 10:51 AM

It's a variation of the "dead goat" derail. And I get it. I (mostly) understand the privilege I have (I'm always learning) and the privilege I don't. I read the news, I call my Congresscritters. This is my exact experience.... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by col_pogo on March 30, 2017 10:44 AM

It's a variation of the "dead goat" derail. And I get it. I (mostly) understand the privilege I have (I'm always learning) and the privilege I don't. I read the news, I call my Congresscritters. This is my exact experience.... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by ShawnStruck on March 30, 2017 10:08 AM

My parents feel that, whether or not they are paying for something, they should be allowed to veto anything they dislike, and that planning our wedding without them being allowed to weigh in on every decision has been disrespectful. Hey,... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by Yesterday's camel on March 30, 2017 9:42 AM

My parents feel that, whether or not they are paying for something, they should be allowed to veto anything they dislike, and that planning our wedding without them being allowed to weigh in on every decision has been disrespectful. Hey,... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by thereemix on March 30, 2017 9:29 AM

My parents feel that, whether or not they are paying for something, they should be allowed to veto anything they dislike, and that planning our wedding without them being allowed to weigh in on every decision has been disrespectful. Hey,... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by cotton dress sock on March 30, 2017 9:14 AM

My parents feel that, whether or not they are paying for something, they should be allowed to veto anything they dislike, and that planning our wedding without them being allowed to weigh in on every decision has been disrespectful. Hey,... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by Kpele on March 30, 2017 9:04 AM

Nthing Headspace which gives you the first month free. After one year of Headspace I moved on to other apps. This was me also. I asked this question a while back. Headspace taught me a lot of the techniques that were helpful and I moved... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by getawaysticks on March 30, 2017 8:49 AM

My parents feel that, whether or not they are paying for something, they should be allowed to veto anything they dislike, and that planning our wedding without them being allowed to weigh in on every decision has been disrespectful. Hey,... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by scantee on March 30, 2017 8:37 AM

My parents feel that, whether or not they are paying for something, they should be allowed to veto anything they dislike, and that planning our wedding without them being allowed to weigh in on every decision has been disrespectful. Hey,... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by DingoMutt on March 30, 2017 8:33 AM

My parents feel that, whether or not they are paying for something, they should be allowed to veto anything they dislike, and that planning our wedding without them being allowed to weigh in on every decision has been disrespectful. Hey,... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by grouse on March 30, 2017 8:30 AM

How do you know someone went to Harvard? They tell you. Alternately there is a WASP-y tendency to say "I went to college in the Boston area/Connecticut" as a way to not say Harvard r Yale. People who went to BU just say... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by en forme de poire on March 29, 2017 8:07 PM

My feeling is that while the emotional labor concept is a useful construct for understanding the larger world, the only time it's super useful when in active conversation with someone is when you are talking with a partner or someone you have a... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by Handcoding on March 29, 2017 7:50 PM

I'm on board for YAYPRIL even if no one else is. [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by zarq on March 29, 2017 5:28 PM

We love each other so, so much! Everyone's got their own skills. You could be a great person and a terrible moderator. You could be a great person and be bad at MetaFilter. Part of working through complicated social issues with a large... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by en forme de poire on March 29, 2017 2:08 AM

My feeling is that while the emotional labor concept is a useful construct for understanding the larger world, the only time it's super useful when in active conversation with someone is when you are talking with a partner or someone you have a... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by kiripin on March 29, 2017 12:37 AM

Is this acceptable? Does the delayed-release aspect of the OTC Prevacid make this a bad idea? You should try - another doctor in your doctor's practice - calling the number on your health insurance card (if you have insurance) -... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by daybeforetheday on March 29, 2017 12:33 AM

How do you know someone went to Harvard? They tell you. Alternately there is a WASP-y tendency to say "I went to college in the Boston area/Connecticut" as a way to not say Harvard r Yale. People who went to BU just say... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by moiraine on March 28, 2017 11:33 PM

It's a variation of the "dead goat" derail. And I get it. I (mostly) understand the privilege I have (I'm always learning) and the privilege I don't. I read the news, I call my Congresscritters. This is my exact experience.... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by Chipmazing on March 28, 2017 11:00 PM

How do you know someone went to Harvard? They tell you. Alternately there is a WASP-y tendency to say "I went to college in the Boston area/Connecticut" as a way to not say Harvard r Yale. People who went to BU just say... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by telegraph on March 28, 2017 5:47 PM

It's a variation of the "dead goat" derail. And I get it. I (mostly) understand the privilege I have (I'm always learning) and the privilege I don't. I read the news, I call my Congresscritters. This is my exact experience.... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by dancestoblue on March 28, 2017 5:07 PM

How do you know someone went to Harvard? They tell you. Alternately there is a WASP-y tendency to say "I went to college in the Boston area/Connecticut" as a way to not say Harvard r Yale. People who went to BU just say... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by foodmapper on March 28, 2017 4:59 PM

It's a variation of the "dead goat" derail. And I get it. I (mostly) understand the privilege I have (I'm always learning) and the privilege I don't. I read the news, I call my Congresscritters. This is my exact experience.... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by donnagirl on March 28, 2017 4:46 PM

It's a variation of the "dead goat" derail. And I get it. I (mostly) understand the privilege I have (I'm always learning) and the privilege I don't. I read the news, I call my Congresscritters. This is my exact experience.... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by en forme de poire on March 28, 2017 1:56 PM

It's a variation of the "dead goat" derail. And I get it. I (mostly) understand the privilege I have (I'm always learning) and the privilege I don't. I read the news, I call my Congresscritters. This is my exact experience.... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by ctmf on March 28, 2017 1:09 PM

It's a variation of the "dead goat" derail. And I get it. I (mostly) understand the privilege I have (I'm always learning) and the privilege I don't. I read the news, I call my Congresscritters. This is my exact experience.... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by bq on March 28, 2017 1:00 PM

It's a variation of the "dead goat" derail. And I get it. I (mostly) understand the privilege I have (I'm always learning) and the privilege I don't. I read the news, I call my Congresscritters. This is my exact experience.... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by infinitewindow on March 28, 2017 12:18 PM

It's a variation of the "dead goat" derail. And I get it. I (mostly) understand the privilege I have (I'm always learning) and the privilege I don't. I read the news, I call my Congresscritters. This is my exact experience.... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by AElfwine Evenstar on March 28, 2017 12:12 PM

Honestly a personal confirmation text seems over the line to me and I'm surprised a host would do that. As a guest I would feel a bit put off by that. I think I'm probably in the minority here, though. This is also how I'd feel about... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by bq on March 28, 2017 11:44 AM

Is this acceptable? Does the delayed-release aspect of the OTC Prevacid make this a bad idea? You should try - another doctor in your doctor's practice - calling the number on your health insurance card (if you have insurance) -... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by Ms. Next on March 28, 2017 11:03 AM

It's a variation of the "dead goat" derail. And I get it. I (mostly) understand the privilege I have (I'm always learning) and the privilege I don't. I read the news, I call my Congresscritters. This is my exact experience.... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by shapes that haunt the dusk on March 28, 2017 10:54 AM

It's a variation of the "dead goat" derail. And I get it. I (mostly) understand the privilege I have (I'm always learning) and the privilege I don't. I read the news, I call my Congresscritters. This is my exact experience.... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by standardasparagus on March 28, 2017 10:34 AM

It's a variation of the "dead goat" derail. And I get it. I (mostly) understand the privilege I have (I'm always learning) and the privilege I don't. I read the news, I call my Congresscritters. This is my exact experience.... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by Itaxpica on March 28, 2017 10:20 AM

Thursday was my sobriety "anniversary." I've now been drug and alcohol free for 6 years! I am a fan of making a big deal about these milestones, so I hope you don't mind if I say congrats and "Go you!" That's hard work... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by ldthomps on March 28, 2017 9:33 AM

It's a variation of the "dead goat" derail. And I get it. I (mostly) understand the privilege I have (I'm always learning) and the privilege I don't. I read the news, I call my Congresscritters. This is my exact experience.... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by DevilsAdvocate on March 28, 2017 9:31 AM

It's a variation of the "dead goat" derail. And I get it. I (mostly) understand the privilege I have (I'm always learning) and the privilege I don't. I read the news, I call my Congresscritters. This is my exact experience.... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by EndsOfInvention on March 28, 2017 9:05 AM

It's a variation of the "dead goat" derail. And I get it. I (mostly) understand the privilege I have (I'm always learning) and the privilege I don't. I read the news, I call my Congresscritters. This is my exact experience.... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by Alvy Ampersand on March 28, 2017 8:44 AM

It's a variation of the "dead goat" derail. And I get it. I (mostly) understand the privilege I have (I'm always learning) and the privilege I don't. I read the news, I call my Congresscritters. This is my exact experience.... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by mordax on March 28, 2017 8:43 AM

It's a variation of the "dead goat" derail. And I get it. I (mostly) understand the privilege I have (I'm always learning) and the privilege I don't. I read the news, I call my Congresscritters. This is my exact experience.... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by filthy light thief on March 28, 2017 8:39 AM

It's a variation of the "dead goat" derail. And I get it. I (mostly) understand the privilege I have (I'm always learning) and the privilege I don't. I read the news, I call my Congresscritters. This is my exact experience.... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by neroli on March 28, 2017 8:31 AM

It's a variation of the "dead goat" derail. And I get it. I (mostly) understand the privilege I have (I'm always learning) and the privilege I don't. I read the news, I call my Congresscritters. This is my exact experience.... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by griphus on March 28, 2017 8:24 AM

It's a variation of the "dead goat" derail. And I get it. I (mostly) understand the privilege I have (I'm always learning) and the privilege I don't. I read the news, I call my Congresscritters. This is my exact experience.... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by Melismata on March 28, 2017 8:20 AM

The first eulogy I can remember really listening to was the one my cousin gave about my grandmother. I even asked him if I could put it online and he said sure, here it is. It managed to be funny and endearing at the same time as it didn't really... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by Reynard Digitalis on March 28, 2017 7:01 AM

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