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And even if you have a valid reason for it, they'll still take it. [more]
favorited 5 times, recently by monotreme
MeFi comment - 22 hours ago

My GF and I play minecraft on the xbox sometimes. She's terrible at video games and ended up playing it a lot more than I do. We also enjoy the Telltale games (Walking Dead, Wolf Among Us). I usually control it and let her decide the dialogue… [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by ialas
Ask MeFi comment - 2 weeks ago

Plan B was eggs incubated by machines, erasmouse, not Anne Hathaway boning her crew mates. [more]
favorited 11 times, recently by TheophileEscargot, lalochezia, blueberry, Megami, [insert clever name here], vverse23, ocherdraco
FanFare comment - 2 weeks ago

Get someone else to watch your kid. This is not something that's going to get resolved easily or quickly. [more]
favorited 11 times, recently by dawkins_7
Ask MeFi comment - 2 weeks ago

Where did that poop come from?
favorited 92 times, recently by TheCowGod
MeFi post - 3 weeks ago

Seems like part of it has to do with a fear of mortality. "I'll never use this again" is basically equivalent to saying "I have limited time on this earth and I will die before I get around to reading this book again." [more]
favorited 14 times, recently by snowleopard
MeFi comment - 3 weeks ago


If your boyfriend thinks so little of you that he's willing to call you a cry-baby bitch to your face, imagine how he talks about you with his friends. Imagine how easy it will be for him to cheat on you. Imagine how easy it will be for him… [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by oogenesis
Ask MeFi comment - Last month

The impossible dream of a faithful WKRP release. I'll never understand why they made the turkey shoot first in the re-release. [more]
favorited 12 times, recently by sebastienbailard
MeFi comment - Last month

Damn man. Take a deep breath. Relax. It'll either happen or it won't. I know this is probably going to be really hard advice to take, but stop obsessing about it, keep busy and keep living your life. Don't build up this potential relationship into… [more]
favorited 18 times, recently by tooloudinhere
Ask MeFi comment - Last month

But what then? 198 Methods of Non-Violent Action, by Gene Sharp [more]
favorited 8 times, recently by virago
MeFi comment - Last month

but he always told me he never wanted a relationship, not just with me, but with anyone Nobody ever means this. This is a nice way of saying that they don't want a relationship with you. I think everyone has to learn this the hard way… [more]
favorited 10 times, recently by wonton endangerment
Ask MeFi comment - 2 months ago

Because what you say is only part of what makes you valuable as a human being. [more]
favorited 32 times, recently by Naamah
Ask MeFi comment - 2 months ago

Just because you're paranoid...
favorited 44 times, recently by Doktor Zed
Ask MeFi post - 2 months ago

This is aimed at children, but if you're looking at a way of teaching computer science concepts to people without computers it has a bunch of really great exercises for getting important concepts across using nothing but people and paper. [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by tel3path
Ask MeFi comment - 2 months ago

There's a whole infrastructure around non-conventional weapons that needs to be created which ISIS completely lacks. You need scientists, labs, supplies, testing facilities. You can't just stuff a dead rat in a hot air balloon and hope for the best… [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by Green Winnebago
MeFi comment - 2 months ago




Achievement Unlocked: "Low Hanging Fruit" Make an obvious joke one minute after someone else beat you to it. [more]
favorited 3 times, recently by billiebee
MetaTalk comment - 2 months ago

Some friends are telling me that I should communicate my confusion and issues with him- how I don't feel like I'm a priority at all in his life. Don't play games. Tell him what you are feeling. If you scare him away by asking for clarity… [more]
favorited 36 times, recently by Naamah
Ask MeFi comment - 3 months ago

If you want to start learning it, I'd start with Leonard Susskind's new book, 'The Theoretical Minimum' and then go on to his series of lectures on YouTube from Stanford, which is like hundreds of hours long, and covers everything from classical and… [more]
favorited 8 times, recently by mondo dentro
MeFi comment - 3 months ago

In particular, I'm trying to wrap my head around WHY extremely violent groups are the way that they are. What exactly is the psychology behind it? I do understand that oftentimes it can be a combination of political and religious clashing, but… [more]
favorited 3 times, recently by haltingproblemsolved
Ask MeFi comment - 3 months ago

The cycle we live in is that there is dishonesty in what is happening with the money, and when i bring it up a couple of months later - after assuming that a good chunk of savings has accumulated - I find out that the SO has no savings, and can't… [more]
favorited 3 times, recently by anthropophagous
Ask MeFi comment - 3 months ago

Take this from the other side of the picture: Your parents think their daughter is dating an abusive alcoholic/drug addict, there's a new baby, and all they know is that their daughter doesn't want to see them. I don't think it requires being… [more]
favorited 46 times, recently by TravellingCari, oogenesis
Ask MeFi comment - 3 months ago

I think it's weird that everyone judges feminist writing on how well it appeals to angry nerds. I mean it would be nice if angry nerds were on board and all, but it's kind of a lead, follow or get out of the way thing at this point. [more]
favorited 12 times, recently by polychora
MeFi comment - 3 months ago

to have this mess of extreme brainpower that I can have fun with If you think being crippled by existential angst to be fun, sure. [more]
favorited 49 times, recently by venividivici, wonton endangerment
Ask MeFi comment - 3 months ago

Last time I got angry people around me were weak, avoidant and scared, or worse, told me it was wrong and rude to be angry. Forget about anger. Anger is fine. It's wrong and rude to scare people. I get angry sometimes, but I don't… [more]
favorited 49 times, recently by colfax, Coatlicue
Ask MeFi comment - 3 months ago

The Codex Seraphinianus
favorited 83 times, recently by idiopath
MeFi post - 3 months ago

I'm looking at 40 this year, and my dad just spent two months in the hospital after his pancreas failed out of the clear blue. He's made a complete recovery, but for a while I was sure he wasn't going to make it, or that he had a stroke. I'm… [more]
favorited 16 times, recently by chicainthecity, cardinality
MeFi comment - 3 months ago

The first time I had to care about BGP was when the voip company I worked for got taken off the internet for a day when our request to a customer that they add our IPs to their firewall allow list somehow got morphed into "assign these ips to… [more]
favorited 35 times, recently by invitapriore
MeFi comment - 4 months ago

The song also needs to be understood in the musical context of when it was created. There were a lot of similar songs released around the same time that were all played together. And you also have to understand that there's a performative aspect… [more]
favorited 15 times, recently by t3h933k
MeFi comment - 4 months ago

As probably the only trance Dj on metafilter that was spinning when this track came out, it was an utterly massive crossover hit. Even people that didn't like trance liked it. It was also all over the radio at the time, which was remarkable for a… [more]
favorited 15 times, recently by mmoncur
MeFi comment - 4 months ago

Yeah, this is a really good message to be sending to twenty-somethings looking for a job right now. I'm all for escapism, but fuck these guys. seriously? wtf is wrong with you people. [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by mecran01
MeFi comment - 4 months ago

I'm dumb and didn't catch on to what was going on until half way through. Here it is, footnoted: "There ain't a person in the world worth waiting for besides you." "Don't say it that way buck" (objecting to… [more]
favorited 20 times, recently by bigendian
MeFi comment - 4 months ago

The solution to debt slavery is to stop paying it. I don't think the American government is going to throw people in debtors prison, and people shouldn't feel any particular obligation to the banks that fucked over the American economy. Just stop… [more]
favorited 3 times, recently by Katjusa Roquette
MeFi comment - 4 months ago

“I run into a lot of people that really don’t like Obama at all,” said one seller of stack kits from Wisconsin. “If he’s into the environment, if he’s into this or that, we’re not. I hear a lot of that. To get a single stack on my truck—that’s my… [more]
favorited 38 times, recently by porn in the woods
MeFi comment - 4 months ago

Which is sad, because depression is waaaay simpler than like nuclear fusion, global geo-political economics, or even high school statistics for that matter Figuring out a reason for everyone on earth to continue to live seems non-trivial to… [more]
favorited 36 times, recently by Phire
MeFi comment - 4 months ago

a surprising amount of hand guns. [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by numaner
MeFi comment - 4 months ago

Here are the statistics Nearly one in three African American males aged 20–29 are under some form of criminal justice supervision whether imprisoned, jailed, on parole or probation. One out of nine African American men will be incarcerated… [more]
favorited 23 times, recently by argonauta
MeFi comment - 5 months ago

He acknowledged his government had not always lived up to high expectations but said he had been very lucky to lead "the greatest nation on earth". Why is every country the greatest nation on earth? Are their heads of states of… [more]
favorited 1 time, recently by plep
MeFi comment - 5 months ago


As some one who has been around the scene for a while, we started using EDM as the catch all term in her mid 2000s so people would stop calling everything techno. I don't have any objection to people using it to describe all of it. I also find… [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by dott8080
MeFi comment - 5 months ago

In the early 90s I desperately wanted to blow the whistle in racism in the market research industry, but with no Internet, not as easy to do that as it is today. Basically the company that did most of the market research for consumer product… [more]
favorited 38 times, recently by polychora
MeFi comment - 5 months ago

One of my other favorite jokes is this one, but I'm going to give the abbreviated version, because I don't want to type the whole thing out. Properly told, the joke can be 30 minutes long. This is really the skeleton of the joke. So this kid… [more]
favorited 51 times, recently by Ziggy500, Iteki, aparrish, brina
MeFi comment - 5 months ago

I'm starting to think that one of the things that defines nerdery is never getting your headspace out of the high-school cafeteria. Seriously, people, grow the fuck up. No one is going to try and steal your lunch money. [more]
favorited 20 times, recently by palomar, Rev. Syung Myung Me
MeFi comment - 5 months ago

I have no idea how white people get to decide what is or isn't racist. Nobody gets to decide for everyone. I do get to have an opinion. [more]
favorited 22 times, recently by AdamCSnider
MeFi comment - 5 months ago


Non Western Pen & Paper RPGs?
favorited 3 times, recently by JimBJ9
Ask MeFi post - 5 months ago

As someone who frequents reddit, I would say... the misogyny, racism, and generally poor quality of a lot of the comments. I big to differ: Reddit has the highest quality of misogyny and racism you'll find anywhere on the internet. [more]
favorited 9 times, recently by Grandysaur
MeFi comment - 5 months ago

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