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I am extremely tidy person. I hate clutter and get genuinely excited about cleaning. I take a lot of pride in my house being clean, welcoming and comfortable. This is me also. And I date a guy who is a LOT more relaxed about where things... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by SpacemanStix on August 4, 2015 8:45 AM

Y'all were very kind to a nervous guest I have such a difficult time imagining you being nervous about anything but cortex and I were kind to you anyhow because we are nice people and also you are awesome.... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by ocherdraco on August 4, 2015 8:32 AM

I am extremely tidy person. I hate clutter and get genuinely excited about cleaning. I take a lot of pride in my house being clean, welcoming and comfortable. This is me also. And I date a guy who is a LOT more relaxed about where things... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by rtha on August 4, 2015 8:22 AM

I've driven across the country about ten times, starting in 1989 and did it the last time a few years ago. The changes to how that system works are huge. - You had to worry if you'd find an ATM that was in your network when you left your area and... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by nicodine on August 4, 2015 8:21 AM

I am extremely tidy person. I hate clutter and get genuinely excited about cleaning. I take a lot of pride in my house being clean, welcoming and comfortable. This is me also. And I date a guy who is a LOT more relaxed about where things... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by Gray Skies on August 4, 2015 7:36 AM

This seems to be fairly common problem with executives of a certain age Oh gosh the World Digital Library is exactly this. And, in a weird way, so is the Internet Archive. They get grants, build things but don't have money in them to... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by bq on August 4, 2015 7:35 AM

I am extremely tidy person. I hate clutter and get genuinely excited about cleaning. I take a lot of pride in my house being clean, welcoming and comfortable. This is me also. And I date a guy who is a LOT more relaxed about where things... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by EXISTENZ IS PAUSED on August 4, 2015 7:28 AM

I am extremely tidy person. I hate clutter and get genuinely excited about cleaning. I take a lot of pride in my house being clean, welcoming and comfortable. This is me also. And I date a guy who is a LOT more relaxed about where things... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by DingoMutt on August 4, 2015 7:25 AM

Y'all were very kind to a nervous guest I have such a difficult time imagining you being nervous about anything but cortex and I were kind to you anyhow because we are nice people and also you are awesome.... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by DigDoug on August 4, 2015 6:55 AM

I've driven across the country about ten times, starting in 1989 and did it the last time a few years ago. The changes to how that system works are huge. - You had to worry if you'd find an ATM that was in your network when you left your area and... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by shii on August 4, 2015 5:54 AM

Y'all were very kind to a nervous guest I have such a difficult time imagining you being nervous about anything but cortex and I were kind to you anyhow because we are nice people and also you are awesome.... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by zarq on August 4, 2015 4:34 AM

As for jessamyn's spectacularly stupid suggestion to look at the profile page I do some spectacularly stupid things, but that was not one of them. There was profile information there when I left my note. I'd appreciate an apology.... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by wilful on August 4, 2015 3:08 AM

Y'all were very kind to a nervous guest I have such a difficult time imagining you being nervous about anything but cortex and I were kind to you anyhow because we are nice people and also you are awesome.... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by rangefinder 1.4 on August 3, 2015 11:18 PM

Y'all were very kind to a nervous guest I have such a difficult time imagining you being nervous about anything but cortex and I were kind to you anyhow because we are nice people and also you are awesome.... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by shiu mai baby on August 3, 2015 11:15 PM

Alt herpes link (mailing address elided). [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by shiu mai baby on August 3, 2015 11:12 PM

I think sometimes it can be hard to think about what you want if what you feel like you want doesn't fit into one of the normally-recognized sets of relationships (which even includes FWB relationships, I think). So maybe try to think about what... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by eustaciavye87 on August 3, 2015 10:20 PM

Alt herpes link (mailing address elided). [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by ColdChef on August 3, 2015 10:06 PM

Asking people to be civil in conversations where they are the wronged party and where they have every right to be angry is a classic silencing technique used on marginalized people. It is. It's also something that the mods here try to... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by adrienneleigh on August 3, 2015 9:31 PM

I've driven across the country about ten times, starting in 1989 and did it the last time a few years ago. The changes to how that system works are huge. - You had to worry if you'd find an ATM that was in your network when you left your area and... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by Rosie M. Banks on August 3, 2015 3:43 PM

I've driven across the country about ten times, starting in 1989 and did it the last time a few years ago. The changes to how that system works are huge. - You had to worry if you'd find an ATM that was in your network when you left your area and... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by ignignokt on August 3, 2015 11:32 AM

There are actually places (like this) that make industrial covers for machinery. I presume you want something that can just be used basically once so that may not be what you're looking for. A canvas drop cloth in almost your size would run you about... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by Monochrome on August 3, 2015 10:06 AM

There are actually places (like this) that make industrial covers for machinery. I presume you want something that can just be used basically once so that may not be what you're looking for. A canvas drop cloth in almost your size would run you about... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by Fig on August 3, 2015 9:29 AM

I've driven across the country about ten times, starting in 1989 and did it the last time a few years ago. The changes to how that system works are huge. - You had to worry if you'd find an ATM that was in your network when you left your area and... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by patheral on August 3, 2015 9:21 AM

I've driven across the country about ten times, starting in 1989 and did it the last time a few years ago. The changes to how that system works are huge. - You had to worry if you'd find an ATM that was in your network when you left your area and... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by tonycpsu on August 3, 2015 7:28 AM

I'm a little more fed up with this sort of thing (and encounter it more rarely) and my response is usually more like "You are welcome to feel how you feel, but the statistics don't really support that." and then I have a few studies in my... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by dttocs on August 2, 2015 10:50 PM

the phenomenon of someone picking up the phone to make a call only to hear the screeching sound of a modem, simultaneously kicking someone else in the house offline. Getting kicked off of the computer if someone picked it up to make a... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by lokta on August 2, 2015 7:43 PM

I have a bunch of credit cards and I pay them off in full every month. I have a credit score over 800. To me they allow the convenience of not having to carry a bunch of cash and to be able to pay for things online and that's basically it. Some... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by joseph conrad is fully awesome on August 2, 2015 5:38 PM

One might hope we'd see some better (or at least more non-negative/neutral) stats than top 20 most flagged, like say top 20 most prolific posters Everyone else can read the contribution index but not everyone can see flags. And I have... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by Tehhund on August 2, 2015 4:33 PM

our campaign to attract more female jackasses to the site is really starting to pay off! Chris Rock has talked about racial equality and how you knew baseball was getting more genuinely racially balanced because you would get black... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by Tehhund on August 2, 2015 4:25 PM

the phenomenon of someone picking up the phone to make a call only to hear the screeching sound of a modem, simultaneously kicking someone else in the house offline. Getting kicked off of the computer if someone picked it up to make a... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by Fig on August 2, 2015 4:14 PM

So this might not even matter and if that's your opinion it'd be good to hear it. The best card is the one that makes it there. I think simple and heartfelt is good. If you have a photo of the two of you that is pleasant I'd consider... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by wwax on August 2, 2015 2:33 PM

If this is what working Internet Archive does to a person, we can probably get your old job back. Gives me time to walk in the woods and not have to deal with tending the constant snarking of internet people? Nah, I'm good. Glad you... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by infinite intimation on August 2, 2015 9:43 AM

For me, personally, this wouldn't be a total red flag, but it would make me wonder what other social rules you might decide didn't apply to you. Yeah I see this as the bigger deal. As people said above, you and your GF don't share values... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by Lexica on August 1, 2015 10:33 PM

Does nobody care? It's a "cortex needs to talk to mathowie/pb" thing. I think people care, they just don't care a lot. Deferred maintenance is part of MeFi's charm!... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by sciatrix on August 1, 2015 4:33 PM

Does nobody care? It's a "cortex needs to talk to mathowie/pb" thing. I think people care, they just don't care a lot. Deferred maintenance is part of MeFi's charm!... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by oneswellfoop on August 1, 2015 4:16 PM

Sure, you can totally do this. The big deal about AA is that you admit that you've got a problem, that you don't have control over your drinking. For a lot of people, quitting drinking means they not only still have but may rely on, other mood... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by JaneEyrehead on August 1, 2015 2:09 PM

Sure, you can totally do this. The big deal about AA is that you admit that you've got a problem, that you don't have control over your drinking. For a lot of people, quitting drinking means they not only still have but may rely on, other mood... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by Peetree on August 1, 2015 7:16 AM

Sure, you can totally do this. The big deal about AA is that you admit that you've got a problem, that you don't have control over your drinking. For a lot of people, quitting drinking means they not only still have but may rely on, other mood... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by TreeDodger on August 1, 2015 2:53 AM

English muffins If I could only eat one sort of bread for the rest of my life, they are what I would choose. Based on my diet I am probably made of about 22% English muffins. I think this is because they are one of the bread products that... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by trip and a half on August 1, 2015 12:33 AM

reviving those kind of outreach-y things we do Loving it, thanks so much. [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by hippybear on August 1, 2015 12:04 AM

reviving those kind of outreach-y things we do Loving it, thanks so much. [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by trip and a half on July 31, 2015 11:25 PM

Sure, you can totally do this. The big deal about AA is that you admit that you've got a problem, that you don't have control over your drinking. For a lot of people, quitting drinking means they not only still have but may rely on, other mood... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by sconbie on July 31, 2015 9:38 PM

Sure, you can totally do this. The big deal about AA is that you admit that you've got a problem, that you don't have control over your drinking. For a lot of people, quitting drinking means they not only still have but may rely on, other mood... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by sealee on July 31, 2015 6:12 PM

Sure, you can totally do this. The big deal about AA is that you admit that you've got a problem, that you don't have control over your drinking. For a lot of people, quitting drinking means they not only still have but may rely on, other mood... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by warriorqueen on July 31, 2015 5:38 PM

Sure, you can totally do this. The big deal about AA is that you admit that you've got a problem, that you don't have control over your drinking. For a lot of people, quitting drinking means they not only still have but may rely on, other mood... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by wonton endangerment on July 31, 2015 4:50 PM

Sure, you can totally do this. The big deal about AA is that you admit that you've got a problem, that you don't have control over your drinking. For a lot of people, quitting drinking means they not only still have but may rely on, other mood... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by masquesoporfavor on July 31, 2015 4:36 PM

Sure, you can totally do this. The big deal about AA is that you admit that you've got a problem, that you don't have control over your drinking. For a lot of people, quitting drinking means they not only still have but may rely on, other mood... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by NoiselessPenguin on July 31, 2015 1:48 PM

In my mind, a property is only worth what someone paid for it, not what the state/county/whatever decides it's worth based on what they want your tax bill to be. That's not an accurate reflection of how the property tax system actually... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by grouse on July 31, 2015 1:21 PM

I don't remember any conflict at that time-- nor do I remember meeting any time between then and now, except the one I mention briefly above Conflict doesn't have to be that the two of you fight, conflict could be something like... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by drunkonthemoon on July 31, 2015 12:57 PM

I am in MA. I dealt with a similar though not entirely the same issue. DarlingBri is correct. Once she gets the documents she may not be totally clear on what they say in which case you would talk to a wills/trusts lawyers and pay them for an hour or... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by eggman on July 31, 2015 12:32 PM

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