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I'm really curious about that shop vac on a timer. Me too, like what the fuck Dad? And it really made a huge crazy noise. There are x-10 switches in the basement that we still haven't figured out. You have to press some buttons randomly... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by The corpse in the library on February 1, 2015 7:22 AM

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]
MetaTalk comment favorited by Alexandra Michelle on January 31, 2015 10:32 PM

I'm really curious about that shop vac on a timer. Me too, like what the fuck Dad? And it really made a huge crazy noise. There are x-10 switches in the basement that we still haven't figured out. You have to press some buttons randomly... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by paleyellowwithorange on January 31, 2015 7:34 PM

Mine was a super weird thing. I've always done the list making and the calendaring and whatever and I'm pretty efficent. But the thing that really took me the rest of the way (especially about a lot of small stakes stuff like household things,... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by citron on January 31, 2015 7:33 PM

Brand new user, trolly sounding question phrased in a really hamfisted way. From the question: I wouldn't normally spout off such un-PC views in real life... but that's what the Internet is for, right? It could be argued it is what the... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by gamera on January 31, 2015 12:20 PM

Yeah, I buttoned it because it's been coming for about a decade. I had been meaning to ask you guys about that. Good call. I hope he can come back with a bit less of a mod vendetta.... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by joseph conrad is fully awesome on January 31, 2015 7:28 AM

Yeah, I buttoned it because it's been coming for about a decade. I had been meaning to ask you guys about that. Good call. I hope he can come back with a bit less of a mod vendetta.... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by Greg Nog on January 30, 2015 9:05 PM

👀 Fuck, blink must be totally deprecated now. [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by double block and bleed on January 30, 2015 7:35 PM

I think it's a different-but-related issue, personally. The guidelines that people on the site are used to are, I think, to my mind, relaxing somewhat. Which means that there's more lag time with deletions and mod responses, and not as much... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by Ashen on January 30, 2015 6:26 PM

the old mobile stylesheet was far more functional on mobile devices. I still use it. You can still use it. [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by spitbull on January 30, 2015 5:26 PM

I do feel fortunate to have the small handful of good, long-lasting friendships that I do have. My guy is a little bit like you. He's interesting and pretty into doing a lot of solo stuff and has a variety of interests but when you get... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by thornhill on January 30, 2015 2:36 PM

I'm really curious about that shop vac on a timer. Me too, like what the fuck Dad? And it really made a huge crazy noise. There are x-10 switches in the basement that we still haven't figured out. You have to press some buttons randomly... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by peacheater on January 30, 2015 1:13 PM

I'm really curious about that shop vac on a timer. Me too, like what the fuck Dad? And it really made a huge crazy noise. There are x-10 switches in the basement that we still haven't figured out. You have to press some buttons randomly... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by ocherdraco on January 30, 2015 1:03 PM

There is probably a local Capstone community action group that does emergency fuel service that serves your area (I worked with the one in Rutland and with the one where I live, with various people) which you might be able to put him in touch with to... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by fshgrl on January 30, 2015 12:16 PM

I'm really curious about that shop vac on a timer. Me too, like what the fuck Dad? And it really made a huge crazy noise. There are x-10 switches in the basement that we still haven't figured out. You have to press some buttons randomly... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by papafrita on January 30, 2015 11:22 AM


There is probably a local Capstone community action group that does emergency fuel service that serves your area (I worked with the one in Rutland and with the one where I live, with various people) which you might be able to put him in touch with to... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by serathen on January 30, 2015 11:02 AM

There is probably a local Capstone community action group that does emergency fuel service that serves your area (I worked with the one in Rutland and with the one where I live, with various people) which you might be able to put him in touch with to... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by drjimmy11 on January 30, 2015 10:54 AM

I do feel fortunate to have the small handful of good, long-lasting friendships that I do have. My guy is a little bit like you. He's interesting and pretty into doing a lot of solo stuff and has a variety of interests but when you get... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by zeri on January 30, 2015 10:07 AM

I do feel fortunate to have the small handful of good, long-lasting friendships that I do have. My guy is a little bit like you. He's interesting and pretty into doing a lot of solo stuff and has a variety of interests but when you get... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by ldthomps on January 30, 2015 9:30 AM

There is probably a local Capstone community action group that does emergency fuel service that serves your area (I worked with the one in Rutland and with the one where I live, with various people) which you might be able to put him in touch with to... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by ldthomps on January 30, 2015 9:13 AM

There is probably a local Capstone community action group that does emergency fuel service that serves your area (I worked with the one in Rutland and with the one where I live, with various people) which you might be able to put him in touch with to... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by cimton on January 30, 2015 9:07 AM

is it really possible to get a used car in that price range that doesn't have maintenance issues of its own? Yes, sort of. You could get a ten year old Toyota or Honda of about the vintage she has for that. My $.02 for what it's worth is... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by miyabo on January 30, 2015 7:40 AM

👀 Fuck, blink must be totally deprecated now. [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by ocherdraco on January 30, 2015 6:38 AM

Brand new user, trolly sounding question phrased in a really hamfisted way. From the question: I wouldn't normally spout off such un-PC views in real life... but that's what the Internet is for, right? It could be argued it is what the... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by DiscountDeity on January 30, 2015 6:24 AM

I do feel fortunate to have the small handful of good, long-lasting friendships that I do have. My guy is a little bit like you. He's interesting and pretty into doing a lot of solo stuff and has a variety of interests but when you get... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by virago on January 30, 2015 5:46 AM

one night, a friend and I made it our project I have the funnest Labor Day parties. one particular physically-wired light switch Pretty sure those are not physically wired. The X-10 had a whole series of switch-looking... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by not_on_display on January 30, 2015 12:02 AM

I do feel fortunate to have the small handful of good, long-lasting friendships that I do have. My guy is a little bit like you. He's interesting and pretty into doing a lot of solo stuff and has a variety of interests but when you get... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by Blue Jello Elf on January 29, 2015 10:57 PM

Valentine's Day is coming up which might be a great time to try something a little out of the ordinary without having to have any other "reason" so to speak. You could, for example, get a sex toy for yourself and introduce it to your spouse.... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by Jabberwocky on January 29, 2015 10:53 PM

Let's solve that dang vacuum cleaner thing once and for all. I understand the impulse, and yet part of this whole process was deciding there were some things we didn't know and probably wouldn't. Systems attached to humans who don't exist... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by infinite intimation on January 29, 2015 10:43 PM

This is the article I wrote, in case people are curious. Mostly not about notifying places like MeFi but does talk about some of the tech aspects of estate planning.... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by infinite intimation on January 29, 2015 10:29 PM

I do feel fortunate to have the small handful of good, long-lasting friendships that I do have. My guy is a little bit like you. He's interesting and pretty into doing a lot of solo stuff and has a variety of interests but when you get... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by John Cohen on January 29, 2015 9:26 PM

Brand new user, trolly sounding question phrased in a really hamfisted way. From the question: I wouldn't normally spout off such un-PC views in real life... but that's what the Internet is for, right? It could be argued it is what the... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by blueberry on January 29, 2015 9:16 PM

I do feel fortunate to have the small handful of good, long-lasting friendships that I do have. My guy is a little bit like you. He's interesting and pretty into doing a lot of solo stuff and has a variety of interests but when you get... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by Wolfster on January 29, 2015 8:00 PM

Brand new user, trolly sounding question phrased in a really hamfisted way. From the question: I wouldn't normally spout off such un-PC views in real life... but that's what the Internet is for, right? It could be argued it is what the... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by China Grover on January 29, 2015 4:16 PM

one night, a friend and I made it our project I have the funnest Labor Day parties. one particular physically-wired light switch Pretty sure those are not physically wired. The X-10 had a whole series of switch-looking... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by Miko on January 29, 2015 1:59 PM

I think it's a different-but-related issue, personally. The guidelines that people on the site are used to are, I think, to my mind, relaxing somewhat. Which means that there's more lag time with deletions and mod responses, and not as much... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by scrump on January 29, 2015 1:54 PM

I am reading a terrific book called Delusions of Gender by Cordelia Fine which basically pushes back on some of that well-known and well-publicized EvoBio stuff that says "Oh hey men's and women's brains really ARE different" Looks at the... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by mimi on January 29, 2015 1:38 PM

Maybe instead of "last 10 comments" it could be "last 10 comments or comments posted within the last week, whichever is less?" I think changing the algorithm is going to be a losing approach. This is one of those... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by infinite intimation on January 29, 2015 1:14 PM

I'm really curious about that shop vac on a timer. Me too, like what the fuck Dad? And it really made a huge crazy noise. There are x-10 switches in the basement that we still haven't figured out. You have to press some buttons randomly... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by spinturtle on January 29, 2015 12:08 PM

It just seems like the odds are overwhelmingly, ridiculously against me. I am Sisyphus. I'd back up on this a little. The odds are against you because people in your age cohort are getting married and having kids, so the people you meet... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by bluishorange on January 29, 2015 10:40 AM

I am reading a terrific book called Delusions of Gender by Cordelia Fine which basically pushes back on some of that well-known and well-publicized EvoBio stuff that says "Oh hey men's and women's brains really ARE different" Looks at the... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by asperity on January 29, 2015 9:32 AM

My SO and I work on this. I can be snippy and irritable sometimes and usually that's just me working out some sort of anxiety or stress but it can make things between the two of us more fraught then they need to be. At the same time, me not... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by pintapicasso on January 29, 2015 6:36 AM

Valentine's Day is coming up which might be a great time to try something a little out of the ordinary without having to have any other "reason" so to speak. You could, for example, get a sex toy for yourself and introduce it to your spouse.... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by virago on January 29, 2015 5:28 AM

The building was closed all day yesterday and until 3pm today. As far as I can tell, my computer was off for that whole time. I know you said you checked the system logs but when I worked in a library and our computers... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by Obscure Reference on January 29, 2015 5:04 AM

I got a perm in the summer of 1985, though I was in high school. You get the perm first. You go to a beauty salon of some sort (I went to a place on Newbury Street in Boston for some reason and I went with my friends not my parents, this might be... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by grouse on January 29, 2015 4:42 AM

I got a perm in the summer of 1985, though I was in high school. You get the perm first. You go to a beauty salon of some sort (I went to a place on Newbury Street in Boston for some reason and I went with my friends not my parents, this might be... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by derbs on January 29, 2015 1:06 AM

I got a perm in the summer of 1985, though I was in high school. You get the perm first. You go to a beauty salon of some sort (I went to a place on Newbury Street in Boston for some reason and I went with my friends not my parents, this might be... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by C. K. Dexter Haven on January 28, 2015 10:56 PM

Let's solve that dang vacuum cleaner thing once and for all. I understand the impulse, and yet part of this whole process was deciding there were some things we didn't know and probably wouldn't. Systems attached to humans who don't exist... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by not_on_display on January 28, 2015 9:27 PM

executrixies That one I made up. [more]
MeFi comment favorited by not_on_display on January 28, 2015 9:25 PM

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