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She made it to six. For almost twelve hours, she was six. How can anyone type those words, or read them, without falling to pieces. . [more]
favorited 89 times, recently by MartinWisse, infinite intimation, one of these days, The World Famous, berrypete, adrienneleigh, papafrita, woodvine, brand-gnu, gamera, taff, lunasol, gingerest, tarheelcoxn, A Terrible Llama, limeonaire, lollymccatburglar, nebulawindphone, mcstayinskool, cooker girl, jenfullmoon, that silly white dress, motty, bitter-girl.com, Hizonner, Mike Mongo, bcarter3, msbutah, wintermind, djeo, Homeboy Trouble, bibliogrrl, atropos, anastasiav, EmptyK, joseph conrad is fully awesome, zardoz, Monsieur Caution, dislegomena, blnkfrnk, islander, dantsea, adamsc, Pope Guilty, Archer25, ZeusHumms, sukeban, Rock Steady, Timmoy Daen, harujion, graventy, Alnedra, JHarris, dejah420, Space Kitty, sebastienbailard, beandip, arrjay, The Vice Admiral of the Narrow Seas, _paegan_, TedW, a halcyon day, sweetkid, narain, mazola, You Can't Tip a Buick, justsomebodythatyouusedtoknow, Grumpy old geek, ogooglebar, Green Winnebago, maxwelton, NorthernAutumn, BinaryApe, benito.strauss, corey flood, maryr, ocherdraco, TWinbrook8, littlesq, dismas, thelonius, rtha, Etrigan, Slap*Happy, Jon Mitchell, arcticseal, jonp72, seyirci, danabanana
MeFi comment - 11 days ago

LOVE the "ohyouaresick" tag. [more]
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FanFare comment - 14 days ago

Hello, what is this bug?
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Ask MeFi post - 2 weeks ago

I'm currently working freelance in A Major Kids Network where I am not just dealing with Illustrator every day, but scripting it, automating it and spamming people who work at Adobe with questions about it. (I have an email in my inbox from the... [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 weeks ago

Also: Teri Pettit, who designed group blends, once mentioned in passing on the forums the best thing that I've ever learned about bezier paths. Your handles should be 1/3 the length of the segment they're affecting. Try it. It makes SO much sense.... [more]
favorited 5 times, recently by KHAAAN!, wenestvedt, RobotHero, Foam Pants, popcassady
MeFi comment - 2 weeks ago

I wish I could say more about it but it's been years since I thought about it, but this movie and Last Year at Marienbad seem so like cousins. I believe others have noticed... [more]
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FanFare comment - Last month

Combination of Morgellons + compulsive tics reads like she's abusing amphetamines to me Good point -- even on just my regular prescribed dose of Adderall, I sometimes mindlessly rub the tip of my tongue against the back of my teeth enough to... [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Last month

A lot of suburban New Jersey felt like a depression. Like the sort a bowling ball would make in a bed. Difficult to scramble out of, easy to fall back into. Kind of boring. There would be New Brunswick to the south, and NYC way to the north, but for... [more]
favorited 6 times, recently by thetarium, kagredon, deanc, threeants, sweetkid, oinopaponton
Ask MeFi comment - Last month

Pork roll is a popular regional food that I never ate. [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by limeonaire, roomthreeseventeen
Ask MeFi comment - Last month

I…I have so much to say I don't know where to start typing. I am a designer now, because I loved that poster so, so very much. I always thought it was a strange way to visualize a shark, but it turns out it's a mako model from the Museum of... [more]
favorited 7 times, recently by Mothlight, runincircles, Atom Eyes, We had a deal, Kyle, ob1quixote, ppl, doctornecessiter
FanFare comment - Last month

My previous comment certainly hinted at the politics and pointed to the comfort, but the more I think about it being a Kennel, the more other facts leap to mind. The last time I was in the Villages, my mom's neighbor had the whole neighborhood... [more]
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MeFi comment - Last month

Yes, yes. Put all the filthy rich people in one location. When the revolution comes, finding their wealth will be easy. Assuming it's the two months out of the year they're actually there.... [more]
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MeFi comment - Last month

My mom moved down here. It's extremely pleasant for visits and I go several times a year. Disney World for retirees is a wonderful way of putting it. There's 3 town squares and each one has a made up history, fake second floors with mock businesses,... [more]
favorited 17 times, recently by Lexica, willb2, Rosie M. Banks, agress, kagredon, anemone of the state, lesbiassparrow, carlodio, Mick, evil otto, Narrative Priorities, General Tonic, asperity, koeselitz, DRoll, tavella, mazola
MeFi comment - Last month

Cmd+F "John Oliver" no results :-/ [more]
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MeFi comment - Last month

OmniFocus. Although RTM might take care of that category for you. [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Last month

I love Secret so much. It's so much fun. It's also gotten me a job. [more]
favorited 2 times, recently by msbutah, evil otto
MeFi comment - 2 months ago

I missed the MTV Young Ones, but I saw the Comedy Central(?) airings. The Young Ones was one of the first things I looked up on the internet. Shortly after, the tapes came out. -------- I've probably told this story here before. I don't care,... [more]
favorited 10 times, recently by miss-lapin, doctornemo, TheWhiteSkull, bibliogrrl, NailsTheCat, Lyn Never, lalochezia, joseph conrad is fully awesome, wenestvedt, Lentrohamsanin
MeFi comment - 2 months ago

I want to have a two-tiered system of OmniFocus for front burner stuff, Evernote for reference/someday maybe. I look at OmniFocus all the time, I NEVER look at Evernote. Data coffin indeed.... [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 months ago

Might have choked up when I read that Jessamyn was stepping down. Might. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - 2 months ago

I was watching Jaws again recently and noticed for the first time the length of the single shot when Brody, Hooper and the mayor are arguing by the defaced billboard. It includes a lot of dialogue and a natural introduction of the sign's defacing.... [more]
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MeFi comment - 2 months ago

That chocolate looks so good, but those closeups made me uncomfortable. [more]
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MeFi comment - 3 months ago

None of my close friends in NYC, but friends of friends are getting into it, only one that I know of is even trying to get out of it. It feels like watching a storm roll in on the horizon.... [more]
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MeFi comment - 3 months ago

I talk to Mathowie on twitter a lot [more]
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MeFi comment - 3 months ago

I have a theory that Tale Spin is a remake of the Rebecca years of Cheers. [more]
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MeFi comment - 3 months ago

Kitteh: the first thing they ask you is if you have any dietary restrictions. I feel like they already have a vegan game plan and I can't imagine it's just to tell you to leave. Wylie seems to enjoy challenges so I'm sure that's just another one.... [more]
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MeFi comment - 4 months ago

wd-50 is my go-to celebration restaurant. It's always an adventure. It's always amazing. I've been going there a lot more and just sitting at the bar and ordering al a carte things. If you live in NYC you should go you should go you should go! but... [more]
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MeFi comment - 4 months ago

I saw Gwar at Birch Hill in Old Bridge, NJ. The stage wasn't high, and since you could only see so much over people's heads, I pushed my way in and stood over the barrier. I made it a point to take a face full of blood? cum? I forget the organ that... [more]
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MeFi comment - 4 months ago

This is so strange. I normally have no taste for disasters, but this is such a mystery and a tragedy it sits in the back of my head a lot. [more]
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MeFi comment - 5 months ago

I think many of these responses (i've just skimmed) are too specific, or too general (it doesn't make sense to listen to other songwriters if you don't know what to listen for) Songwriting Syllabus - Marie Eaton I recommend this... [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 5 months ago

Also: the Googie-style building at Hope University in Fullerton used to be the Titan Cinema, where my brother was so shocked by a scene in Jaws that he swallowed his chewing gum. Ben Gardner's head in the boat, right?... [more]
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MeFi comment - 7 months ago

Maybe a little less Oblique?
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Ask MeFi post - 7 months ago

Help us find an Anechoic Chamber in NYC
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Ask MeFi post - 7 months ago

What's it called when you have label inks in an illustration?
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Ask MeFi post - 8 months ago

I just saw a couch with some vague shadows. And then some panties landed on them. And then a bra. And then an arm came into frame. And then black. It was awesome.... [more]
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MeFi comment - 8 months ago

Martin Denny CDs [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 9 months ago

Someone on twitter said they sound like 5th grade essays and I think that couldn't be better put. In conclusion, Buzzfeed is a site of contrasts. [more]
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MeFi comment - 9 months ago

Being a creative technologist (I know, but it's the only term I've heard that covers all the things I can kind of do) living in NYC, this makes me really excited. On the other hand, it's hard enough to find a decent apartment and good jobs here...... [more]
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MeFi comment - 10 months ago

dng, in compositing, you can just put anything overtop of anything, BUT when you have to put a new image BEHIND something, that's mostly when green screen comes into play, because you use it to define the edge of your subject/foreground, instead of... [more]
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MeFi comment - 10 months ago

Oh my god, this is wonderful magic. [more]
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MeFi comment - 10 months ago

Skimming the responses since mine (all very good advice) I want to say that while I don't think this is child abuse per say, I think it can be very harmful to the child. Stunting their social growth, making them incapable of making decisions... [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - 11 months ago

All of the central structures in Walt disney world parks are a hair under 200 feet so they don't have to have airline signalers on them. Except spaceship earth at Epcot.... [more]
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MeFi comment - Last year

I really can never get over how perfect that jungle in King Kong is. I don't know if it's mentioned (too distracted by the stills) but the dark foreground/light midground/washed out background is intentionally Pure Gustav... [more]
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MeFi comment - Last year

I had one of Donald A. Norman's books stolen from me, I believe it was The Psychology of Everyday Things but it had list of the types of errors that people can make and why they make them... Aha, all it took was finding one to enter into google... [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Last year

My friend in high school, Oksana, LOVED the Froud faries. She would show me pages and pages and describe how one day she'd get them tattoo'd all over her. Giant murals down her back. We never lost touch, exactly, but our conversations became much... [more]
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MeFi comment - Last year

This also KIND of what happens when Louis and Claudia go visit a poorly made vampire in eastern Europe in Interview with the Vampire. [more]
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MeFi comment - Last year

I can't tell you guys how happy I am that a new King novel was released while I am on vacation. Because that's where he seems the most perfect for me. There's family in the other room, there's dinner plans being made, and you're curled up in a chair... [more]
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MeFi comment - Last year

I had a chinchilla and he was the best and a friend called him Glovesy and I got really mad and I miss the chinchilla a lot [more]
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MeFi comment - Last year

In other Gorey book cover news, John Bellairs works are now on iBooks, and I would assume Kindle as well. Those books were terrifying when I was a kid, in no small part to the tone Gorey's illustrations lent them.... [more]
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MeFi comment - Last year

Great White Shark dives in San Francisco
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Ask MeFi post - Last year

Can I just tell you guys that I found out one of the writers on the comedy show I work on wrote episodes for Simpsons season 8 & 9? I've been sqeeing non-stop since I found out.... [more]
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MeFi comment - Last year

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