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tweets that glorifies violence. Also, you can tell me if I am being too internet-person about this, but if I was making a big "We are paying attention and caring, this time for real" statement I might actually spellcheck and... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by adrienneleigh on October 19, 2017 9:33 PM

New rules around: unwanted sexual advances, non-consensual nudity, hate symbols, violent groups, and tweets that glorifies violence. Interesting. I mean, good I guess. But when I think about what I as a woman not on twitter today want to... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by adrienneleigh on October 19, 2017 9:33 PM

have found it surprisingly useful for politics. I don't really see any other use for it. It's highly personal I think. For me it keeps me in touch with librarians worldwide and there is no other useful channel where I can do that with... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by adrienneleigh on October 19, 2017 9:32 PM

But if the people fighting the good fight are going to split down the middle and do opposites all the time, then just...what the fuck. With respect and kindness... People are complicated. Other people often use these complications as a... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by adrienneleigh on October 19, 2017 9:24 PM

The folks I know at Twitter have their heart in the right place. That's the terrible thing: well meaning progressive people can also fail very hard at creating safe, reasonable spaces for discourse. This is my feeling. They are... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by adrienneleigh on October 19, 2017 9:21 PM

I agree with others, that you don't yet have a dispute. However, this might be a great time to put together a policy! (this is what saves our ass in libraries all the time) It can be a friendly thing that would be useful for new members with info... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by zeusianfog on October 19, 2017 7:58 PM

When you say you've sent messages, does that just mean emails or letters? Seconding possibly calling if you haven't gone that way, though I presume because you've heard back they have at least acknowledged receiving your communication. My... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by kimberussell on October 19, 2017 4:25 AM

LYNDA! As people have said. The best thing is to have a task oriented project that's just a little outside of her skill range ("Hey great resume, let's redo it using a template in MS Word...") and then stepping through the useful tutorials... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by OntologicalPuppy on October 18, 2017 7:42 PM

Chow mein sandwiches are a thing in the Fall River area of Massachusetts. Coffee milk is also a thing in that same general area. Don't know if Apple Pie With Cheese counts as esoteric enough, but it's a thing on menus up here in Vermont and here's a... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by stilist on October 18, 2017 4:51 PM

I am shy but not introverted. When people have pointed out my shyness the response I've been happiest and most comfortable with is to simply agree with them. Yeah this is me. I am shy around new people but am pretty gregarious in a group... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by lazuli on October 18, 2017 1:41 PM

I have a Tom Bihn bag and it's the best too-much-money I ever spent on luggage (also they gave me a discount because apparently MeFi sent them a lot of traffic way back when). I was having a hard time conjuring up stuff until I looked at my questions... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by ZeusHumms on October 18, 2017 10:16 AM

(check your MeMail, I offered you a place to stay but I think I didn't read that you weren't here til the weekend... so ping me to go get a beer or something) Montreal is SUPER doable. I was just there last week and it's basically two hours from... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by terrapin on October 18, 2017 9:27 AM

Canada Mints from Necco are exactly what you are looking for. [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by namewithoutwords on October 18, 2017 6:12 AM

I've still got a ways to go before I pay off my debt. What's the one lifestyle change that saved you the most money? My opinion on your lifestyle doesn't matter. But it sounds like having a goal like "I will pay down this debt in X... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by FireFountain on October 17, 2017 1:39 PM

I am on my town's Board of Appeals where people dispute the assessed value of their homes. I spend a lot of times talking with listers, homeowners, and assessors. While sometimes people will look at asking prices if there are literally no... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by life moves pretty fast on October 17, 2017 10:30 AM

I've still got a ways to go before I pay off my debt. What's the one lifestyle change that saved you the most money? My opinion on your lifestyle doesn't matter. But it sounds like having a goal like "I will pay down this debt in X... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by Tiny Bungalow on October 17, 2017 9:37 AM

I've still got a ways to go before I pay off my debt. What's the one lifestyle change that saved you the most money? My opinion on your lifestyle doesn't matter. But it sounds like having a goal like "I will pay down this debt in X... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by Jade Dragon on October 17, 2017 9:10 AM

I've still got a ways to go before I pay off my debt. What's the one lifestyle change that saved you the most money? My opinion on your lifestyle doesn't matter. But it sounds like having a goal like "I will pay down this debt in X... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by col_pogo on October 17, 2017 8:49 AM

this is implies entering a long-term financial agreement, which I can't do for the same reasons why I cannot contribute to the house in the first place (not to mention that this would seem to be opening a legal minefield). Assuming there... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by peanut butter milkshake on October 17, 2017 3:23 AM

I am on my town's Board of Appeals where people dispute the assessed value of their homes. I spend a lot of times talking with listers, homeowners, and assessors. While sometimes people will look at asking prices if there are literally no... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by vignettist on October 16, 2017 8:30 PM

this is implies entering a long-term financial agreement, which I can't do for the same reasons why I cannot contribute to the house in the first place (not to mention that this would seem to be opening a legal minefield). Assuming there... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by snickerdoodle on October 16, 2017 8:17 PM

I am on my town's Board of Appeals where people dispute the assessed value of their homes. I spend a lot of times talking with listers, homeowners, and assessors. While sometimes people will look at asking prices if there are literally no... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by FireFountain on October 16, 2017 7:47 PM

I am on my town's Board of Appeals where people dispute the assessed value of their homes. I spend a lot of times talking with listers, homeowners, and assessors. While sometimes people will look at asking prices if there are literally no... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by fingersandtoes on October 16, 2017 7:36 PM

of course it was! [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by maryr on October 16, 2017 12:09 PM

this is implies entering a long-term financial agreement, which I can't do for the same reasons why I cannot contribute to the house in the first place (not to mention that this would seem to be opening a legal minefield). Assuming there... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by rabbitrabbit on October 16, 2017 12:09 PM

Chow mein sandwiches are a thing in the Fall River area of Massachusetts. Coffee milk is also a thing in that same general area. Don't know if Apple Pie With Cheese counts as esoteric enough, but it's a thing on menus up here in Vermont and here's a... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by lalochezia on October 16, 2017 10:33 AM

Canada Mints from Necco are exactly what you are looking for. [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by AmandaA on October 16, 2017 10:18 AM

Since the MLIS is considered a "terminal" degree in the field, I was able to use one to get a job teaching technology classes (how to make a website sort of stuff) at my local community college. I have had a lot of non-library jobs with my... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by tofu_crouton on October 16, 2017 10:04 AM

tweets that glorifies violence. Also, you can tell me if I am being too internet-person about this, but if I was making a big "We are paying attention and caring, this time for real" statement I might actually spellcheck and... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by Devoidoid on October 16, 2017 9:57 AM

I work on raising my eyebrows slightly which can change a somewhat negative and dour expression to one that looks a little inquisitive and awake. Takes notes, keep the eyebrows up, count the minutes.... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by Amy NM on October 16, 2017 9:50 AM

Chow mein sandwiches are a thing in the Fall River area of Massachusetts. Coffee milk is also a thing in that same general area. Don't know if Apple Pie With Cheese counts as esoteric enough, but it's a thing on menus up here in Vermont and here's a... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by lazywhinerkid on October 16, 2017 9:45 AM

Chow mein sandwiches are a thing in the Fall River area of Massachusetts. Coffee milk is also a thing in that same general area. Don't know if Apple Pie With Cheese counts as esoteric enough, but it's a thing on menus up here in Vermont and here's a... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by roguepotato on October 16, 2017 9:33 AM

Pore size is simply a function of aging. Also genetics. Some people have less visible pores just in general, though everyone's get more visible as they are and their skin gets less elastic. Weight gain and loss, as well as... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by The corpse in the library on October 16, 2017 8:48 AM

tweets that glorifies violence. Also, you can tell me if I am being too internet-person about this, but if I was making a big "We are paying attention and caring, this time for real" statement I might actually spellcheck and... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by palindromic on October 16, 2017 8:24 AM

The folks I know at Twitter have their heart in the right place. That's the terrible thing: well meaning progressive people can also fail very hard at creating safe, reasonable spaces for discourse. This is my feeling. They are... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by The corpse in the library on October 16, 2017 7:33 AM

I think the reason people thought it might not be a good idea is because certain people with specific expertise would be paged all the damned time (and/or ironic-paged) and it seemed like making the potential page-r go through the infinitesimal... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by bowline on October 15, 2017 8:17 PM

Chow mein sandwiches are a thing in the Fall River area of Massachusetts. Coffee milk is also a thing in that same general area. Don't know if Apple Pie With Cheese counts as esoteric enough, but it's a thing on menus up here in Vermont and here's a... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by Seeking Direction on October 15, 2017 8:02 PM

But if the people fighting the good fight are going to split down the middle and do opposites all the time, then just...what the fuck. With respect and kindness... People are complicated. Other people often use these complications as a... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by Harvey Kilobit on October 15, 2017 7:09 PM

she's part of an ancient people who are ever vigilant for the return of Ares, except they don't leave their bubble of safety to understand what he might be doing out in the world, let alone how the world is progressing, so they get to play the... [more]
FanFare comment favorited by FirstMateKate on October 15, 2017 5:09 PM

Wow Bachmann sort of disappeared didn't she? [more]
MeFi comment favorited by Blue Genie on October 15, 2017 2:25 PM

The folks I know at Twitter have their heart in the right place. That's the terrible thing: well meaning progressive people can also fail very hard at creating safe, reasonable spaces for discourse. This is my feeling. They are... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by shelbaroo on October 15, 2017 12:28 PM

New rules around: unwanted sexual advances, non-consensual nudity, hate symbols, violent groups, and tweets that glorifies violence. Interesting. I mean, good I guess. But when I think about what I as a woman not on twitter today want to... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by vasi on October 15, 2017 11:44 AM

No one flies into Providence. No one. I totally do! All the time! But I think the point is that no one going to the Boston area flies in to Providence. That said, it's a cute little airport and very very easy to get into and out of. THAT... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by chococat on October 15, 2017 11:10 AM

[Ditch the tattoo talk, please?] [more]
MeFi comment favorited by masquesoporfavor on October 15, 2017 9:49 AM

I have a Tom Bihn bag and it's the best too-much-money I ever spent on luggage (also they gave me a discount because apparently MeFi sent them a lot of traffic way back when). I was having a hard time conjuring up stuff until I looked at my questions... [more]
MetaTalk comment favorited by flourpot on October 15, 2017 8:52 AM

have found it surprisingly useful for politics. I don't really see any other use for it. It's highly personal I think. For me it keeps me in touch with librarians worldwide and there is no other useful channel where I can do that with... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by kelborel on October 15, 2017 7:32 AM

New rules around: unwanted sexual advances, non-consensual nudity, hate symbols, violent groups, and tweets that glorifies violence. Interesting. I mean, good I guess. But when I think about what I as a woman not on twitter today want to... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by tavella on October 15, 2017 5:45 AM

The folks I know at Twitter have their heart in the right place. That's the terrible thing: well meaning progressive people can also fail very hard at creating safe, reasonable spaces for discourse. This is my feeling. They are... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by hydropsyche on October 15, 2017 5:31 AM

He hasn't mentioned my partner in the invitation yet - but perhaps he will as we get closer to making plans... This is a good opportunity for you to take an active role in normalizing the "we are JUST friends and have partners"... [more]
Ask MeFi comment favorited by eviemath on October 15, 2017 5:24 AM

The folks I know at Twitter have their heart in the right place. That's the terrible thing: well meaning progressive people can also fail very hard at creating safe, reasonable spaces for discourse. This is my feeling. They are... [more]
MeFi comment favorited by Rev. Syung Myung Me on October 14, 2017 9:17 PM

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