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Your Parents Have Started Talking About 'Preparations' for 'When the Time Comes'
posted by showbiz_liz at 12:28 PM on July 22, 2013 [14 favorites]


Why I'm Afraid of Calling An Ambulance
posted by yellowbinder at 12:31 PM on July 22, 2013 [4 favorites]


The Return Of That Smell That Came From The Dishwasher Last Time But This Time It Is Coming From The Sink
posted by A god with hooves, a god with horns at 12:35 PM on July 22, 2013 [31 favorites]


The Car Keeps Making That Noise
posted by briank at 12:46 PM on July 22, 2013 [4 favorites]


Oh, God, Did I Hit "Post Comment?" I Meant "Preview!"
posted by GenjiandProust at 12:48 PM on July 22, 2013 [2 favorites]


But We Just Tented For Termites in January
posted by town of cats at 1:01 PM on July 22, 2013 [2 favorites]


Chicken In The Danger Zone - Overnight
posted by SpaceWarp13 at 1:02 PM on July 22, 2013 [1 favorite]


But I Fit Into These Pants Before.
posted by The Whelk at 1:05 PM on July 22, 2013 [16 favorites]


Ermahgerd, adult berks!
posted by Harvey Kilobit at 1:12 PM on July 22, 2013 [11 favorites]


The Month of Car Registration

Wrath of the 60 Year Old Furnace

Wrath of the Zinsco Panel

Debit Card Failure in Bakersfield CA

Elderly In-Laws and the Random Fall

Sick Dog vs Your Clean Laundry (Spoiler alert: You wife vomits all over it trying to clean it up)

Did that Freckle just become a dent?

401kill

Bathroom Mirror: Yes you are that old!
posted by The Power Nap at 1:16 PM on July 22, 2013 [5 favorites]


The Company is undergoing a structural reorganization.

Did I always have a mole there?

Harry Potter and the Rumored Layoffs.

Take the Pay Cut or No Paycheck at All? A Choose Your Own Adventure Novel.

The Horror of the Unexpected Dental Expenses.
posted by NoAccount at 1:19 PM on July 22, 2013 [8 favorites]


But I paid that bill online where did the money go to then?
posted by 5_13_23_42_69_666 at 1:20 PM on July 22, 2013


The secret porn Tumblr
posted by KokuRyu at 1:21 PM on July 22, 2013 [1 favorite]


The Apartment Complex Isn't Renewing Our Lease and We Have Three Months to Find a New Place and Move: A Thriller.

I Forgot the Password to My Password Manager.

Welcome to the World of Identity Theft.
posted by NoAccount at 1:25 PM on July 22, 2013 [1 favorite]


When Did I Become Lactose Intolerant?

My Legs Are Going To Hurt All The Time Now

The Curse of the Retirement Savings Statement

Sass From A Twenty-Year-Old
posted by TheWhiteSkull at 1:26 PM on July 22, 2013 [7 favorites]


The California Tax Error You Rectified in 2002 But Keeps Showing Up on Credit Searches

The Homeowner Insurance Adjuster Who Thinks You Have a Pool Every Year

Since When Can My Kid Run Outrun Me?
posted by mikepop at 1:28 PM on July 22, 2013


Where did all this water come from?

I Think the Dog is Dying and Other Tales of Misery

The Thing We Try Not To Think About Too Much
posted by sonic meat machine at 1:28 PM on July 22, 2013 [1 favorite]


The Cop Car In My Rear View Mirror
posted by smoothvirus at 1:28 PM on July 22, 2013 [5 favorites]


Bed Death
posted by brain_drain at 1:29 PM on July 22, 2013


Vacation with the In-Laws.

Christmas Alone vs. Christmas with the Family - Debating the No-Win Scenario.

Apparently that Pain is Just Never Going to Go Away Completely.

Pubic Hair Can Turn Grey?

The One-Hour Appointment that Lasts All Day: A Trip to the D.M.V.



ok I'll stop now
posted by NoAccount at 1:29 PM on July 22, 2013 [4 favorites]


The Thing in the Basement is leaking again, would you go check it out?
posted by Mister_A at 1:31 PM on July 22, 2013 [4 favorites]


Did I Clear My Browser History Before I Left Work?

Who Got Elected Governor?
posted by GenjiandProust at 1:35 PM on July 22, 2013


The Horror of the Healthcare Plan Deductible
posted by Mister_A at 1:39 PM on July 22, 2013 [1 favorite]


The Website That Says Everything Is Cancer.
posted by NoAccount at 1:46 PM on July 22, 2013 [13 favorites]


My Co-Worker Wants Me To Join Her MLM Business
posted by matildaben at 1:49 PM on July 22, 2013 [1 favorite]


The Student Loan from the Past

The Racist Uncle and the Wedding
posted by Hactar at 1:50 PM on July 22, 2013 [2 favorites]


Never Carded: Unnoticed Expired Driver's License
posted by MCMikeNamara at 1:50 PM on July 22, 2013 [2 favorites]


But I Have An IUD! — a novel.
posted by Elementary Penguin at 1:51 PM on July 22, 2013 [14 favorites]


*Sploosh!* (I Think The Sump Pump Isn't Working)
posted by Karmakaze at 1:52 PM on July 22, 2013


Otherwise Sane Friend Likes 'The Tea Party' on Facebook
posted by usonian at 1:54 PM on July 22, 2013 [3 favorites]


The Shunned Litterbox: A Revolting Relation of Ambitions Missed, Hopes Suffocated

The Polite Notice: A Hair-raising Tale of an Expired Certification You Forgot About and the Unyielding Cyclopean Nightmare Reality of Needing to Renew It in Less Than a Week

Next Year: Return of the Expired Certification You Forgot About and the Soul Shattering Journey of Meager Redemption

The Incorrect 1040: A Spiraling Hell Spawned From One Typo
posted by byanyothername at 1:54 PM on July 22, 2013 [1 favorite]


I Know What You Googled Last Summer

Foot Fungus
posted by NoraReed at 1:55 PM on July 22, 2013


Ermahgerd, adult berks!

I came here to make this joke :/
posted by sweetkid at 1:57 PM on July 22, 2013


Oh God Is It Christmas Already Again?
posted by dismas at 1:57 PM on July 22, 2013


Also shouldn't it be adert berks
posted by sweetkid at 1:57 PM on July 22, 2013 [4 favorites]


My Kid Has Facebook
posted by dismas at 2:00 PM on July 22, 2013


My Child Is Having More Sex Than Me.
posted by Elementary Penguin at 2:01 PM on July 22, 2013


Wrath of the Zinsco Panel


Ok, I am covered in sweat, just got home 20 minutes ago, I spent the last 7 hours replacing a 200 amp Zinsco Panel. Weird.
posted by Hoosier Prospector at 2:02 PM on July 22, 2013 [2 favorites]


The Return of Intrusive Thoughts about Death (Midnight Edition)
The Lost Passport and other Bureaucratic Nightmares
Revenge of the Snack You Shouldn't Have Eaten Just Before Bed

posted by hurdy gurdy girl at 2:05 PM on July 22, 2013 [4 favorites]


Did I Just Hit Reply-All?: A Novel of Sudden Chills
posted by hurdy gurdy girl at 2:08 PM on July 22, 2013 [4 favorites]


No, I Meant to Hit Reply, Not Reply All
posted by Adridne at 2:14 PM on July 22, 2013


The Dog's Bladder Surgery Is $1,300

It's scheduled for later this afternoon.
posted by Lyn Never at 2:18 PM on July 22, 2013 [2 favorites]


I Sound Like My Father.
posted by Uther Bentrazor at 2:19 PM on July 22, 2013 [9 favorites]


Welcome to Slowly-Subsiding House
Why Is Our Neighbor Pointing Our House Out To The Police?
The Creeping Horror That Stayed Dormant In The Seedbank
Process Server Of Doom
The Crowding of the Bicuspids
posted by infinitewindow at 2:20 PM on July 22, 2013 [3 favorites]


This reminds me of an old Mad Magazine parody - 'Plastic model kits for adults': Local Bar, Race Track, Divorce Court....
posted by Kronos_to_Earth at 2:33 PM on July 22, 2013 [2 favorites]


Do You Smell That?
posted by Lyn Never at 2:42 PM on July 22, 2013 [1 favorite]


Plastic model kits for adults': Local Bar,

I would play the heck out of Local Bar.
posted by sweetkid at 2:44 PM on July 22, 2013


I am currently playing the hell out of Local Bar.
posted by The Whelk at 2:47 PM on July 22, 2013 [3 favorites]


That Porn Star Could Be My Daughter and Has a Daughter.
posted by Bunny Ultramod at 2:53 PM on July 22, 2013 [1 favorite]


That Porn Star Could Be My Daughter and Has a Daughter.

Is this a "keep your daughter off the pole" type thing?
posted by sweetkid at 2:57 PM on July 22, 2013


Your Contractor Needs to Talk to You Today

We Are Experiencing High Call Volume

Are You Pregnant or Just Having a Bad Day?
posted by medusa at 3:03 PM on July 22, 2013


Also is the Hairpin a really awesome website that I should start reading? Because I keep seeing links to interesting things there and I am incapable of making a decision without being told what to do by Metafilter. Please advise.
posted by medusa at 3:05 PM on July 22, 2013 [3 favorites]


The Gym Contract From Beyond the Grave
posted by yellowbinder at 3:06 PM on July 22, 2013


yes Hairpin is awesome
posted by sweetkid at 3:09 PM on July 22, 2013 [4 favorites]


"Call Me Back When You Get This"

- aka Anxiety & You, A brief introduction
posted by Space Kitty at 3:12 PM on July 22, 2013 [11 favorites]


Why Do All My High School Friends on Facebook Look So Old?
posted by Bunny Ultramod at 3:20 PM on July 22, 2013 [10 favorites]


The Forgetting Pool, or What the Heck is Ben's Mom's Name?
posted by Mister_A at 3:25 PM on July 22, 2013


Who Moved My Drill? And Other Tales of the Macabre

[SPOILER ALERT: You moved it, dummy]
posted by Mister_A at 3:26 PM on July 22, 2013 [1 favorite]


The Home Repair that Didn't Go So Well
posted by Quonab at 3:37 PM on July 22, 2013


Those Kids Are On My Damned Lawn Again
posted by yellowbinder at 3:46 PM on July 22, 2013


TV Land Seems Current
posted by Uther Bentrazor at 3:59 PM on July 22, 2013 [2 favorites]


My Husband's New Therapist is Named Tom Riddle and My Husband Doesn't Even Know Why That's Alarming
posted by Saminal at 4:12 PM on July 22, 2013 [10 favorites]


I Can Fix This

Night Class for Graphic Design

Vague Sense of Low-Key Dissatisfaction

Netflix, Again

I Would Know if She Was Having an Affair

Where's My Toe No Seriously
posted by compartment at 4:26 PM on July 22, 2013 [3 favorites]


They Called Me Ma'am
posted by louche mustachio at 4:42 PM on July 22, 2013 [4 favorites]


Midterm Elections
What's That Spot
Time is Shrinking
posted by louche mustachio at 4:43 PM on July 22, 2013 [1 favorite]


Where's My Jaw
posted by louche mustachio at 4:44 PM on July 22, 2013 [1 favorite]


The Noise My Knee Mad When I Did a Really Basic Knee Maneuver.
posted by codacorolla at 5:26 PM on July 22, 2013 [1 favorite]


The Voice from Beyond the Conference Room Door

Honey, I Shrunk the 401K
posted by Chrischris at 6:54 PM on July 22, 2013 [2 favorites]


What's This Letter from the IRS?

Bedbugs I: Yelp Warned Us But We Had Prepaid Reservations

Wait, Nobody Told Me My Feet Would Keep Growing

Bedbugs II: Why You Shouldn't Store Luggage Under the Bed

Am I Pregnant or Is This Menopause?

Root Canal!

Bedbugs III: The Kids' Room

Bedbugs IV: Bedbugs Versus Head Lice

Balloon Mortgage
posted by gingerest at 7:09 PM on July 22, 2013 [6 favorites]


It Seems Like My Bowels Have Been Acting Up a Lot Lately: A WebMD™ Horror Tale

What Do They Even Do With The Money and Other HOA Stories

Oh No, I Care Deeply About Taxes

Running Was a Bad Idea

Running II: Orthopedic Shoe

Running III: Ruined Your Knee

Running IV: Can't Walk No More

The Day of Forgotten Appointments

The Boss From Hell
posted by sonic meat machine at 9:09 PM on July 22, 2013 [3 favorites]


The Insane Back Alley Shouting Guy Has Returned And Is Breaking Things Found In The Recycling Bin: Scenes From Life

Seriously, I already had to call the police once today


Also my cat is out there and I have to go get him right now

posted by jokeefe at 9:16 PM on July 22, 2013


Cat is now safe and sound and inside because he comes when I call him and he is the best cat, yes he is, the greatest cat ever, scritch scritch scritch, oh yeah there's that purr
posted by jokeefe at 9:47 PM on July 22, 2013 [13 favorites]


How Did They Find Me: The 35th High School Reunion Email
posted by jokeefe at 9:48 PM on July 22, 2013 [4 favorites]


Still Not Sleeping Through The Night, Surprise! I Can Reach The Door Knob Now! and Other Tales of Toddler Terror
posted by HMSSM at 11:50 PM on July 22, 2013 [2 favorites]


You Will See Your Parents Less Than Twenty Times Before They Die
posted by dogwalker at 1:09 AM on July 23, 2013 [1 favorite]


I Can Reach The Door Knob Now! 2 — I Figured Out How To Turn The Knobs With The Plastic Things On Them.
posted by Elementary Penguin at 2:00 AM on July 23, 2013 [2 favorites]


I Don't Know Where You Left Your Damn Keys

Little Tyler And The Hidden Poo

Terror Of The Plug Hair

That Lawn Won't Mow Itself Mister

The Tale Of The Expensive Bed Covers And The Shitting Dog

I Was Having Some Beers With The Boys After Work And I Have No Idea Who This "Susan" Is
posted by panboi at 4:06 AM on July 23, 2013 [3 favorites]


What a great thread. Very Achewood.
posted by Drexen at 5:14 AM on July 23, 2013


Oh God That Envelope Looks Official

Where Is the Roof Leaking?

The Adventure of the Ballpoint Pen in the Laundry

The Strange Tale of the Ground Beef that Was Left in the Trunk of the Parked Car One Lovely Summer's Day
posted by kinnakeet at 7:57 AM on July 23, 2013 [1 favorite]


It is NOT a Comb-Over!
posted by kinnakeet at 7:58 AM on July 23, 2013


I Hope It's Only Heartburn

The Hole In The Wall: A Tale of Rodent Terror

Curse of the Ever-Expanding Spray Foam

Should I Eat It?
posted by anthom at 8:16 AM on July 23, 2013 [1 favorite]


You Think Fruit Flies are Bad: The Indoor Flying Ant Swarm

Indoor Flying Ant Swarm II: Uh-oh, Maybe They're Termites

Escrow Horror Tales
posted by misskaz at 9:40 AM on July 23, 2013 [1 favorite]


The Day You Didn't Recognize Anyone on TV

The Dad Who Couldn't Tell One Pop Singer From Another Anymore
posted by mikepop at 10:13 AM on July 23, 2013 [5 favorites]


Outside the 100-mile AAA Towing Radius: Story of a Blown Radiator
posted by jennaratrix at 10:24 AM on July 23, 2013 [1 favorite]


Yes, You Are That Old - Arthritis Edition

Stray Black Chin Hairs; Or, Why I Always Carry Tweezers

Hail Storm, New Roof, and Six New Tires Later...
posted by jennaratrix at 10:29 AM on July 23, 2013 [1 favorite]


Someone Jiggle the Handle
posted by jennaratrix at 10:32 AM on July 23, 2013 [3 favorites]


The Call From the Debt Collector

Cockroach Horror and the Absentee Landlord

My Car is Making That Noise Again

The Letter From the Department of Health
posted by inertia at 12:02 PM on July 23, 2013 [2 favorites]


I Can Reach The Door Knob Now! 3 — Are You And Mommy Wrestling?
posted by Elementary Penguin at 2:50 PM on July 23, 2013 [5 favorites]


The Kidney Stone returns
posted by ymgve at 5:32 PM on July 23, 2013


The Mold in the Wall

Writing Obituaries for Dummies - a guide

The Knees That Only Got Louder
posted by vortex genie 2 at 5:52 PM on July 23, 2013 [3 favorites]


Now This?
posted by TheWhiteSkull at 6:48 PM on July 23, 2013


Oh God, Stop Asking Me If You Can Ask Me A Question.

"Quick Questions" Are Never Quick, Either.

STOP ASKING ME THAT.

Whether Or Not I Get Married Is Not 100% Under My Control, Thanks For Asking For The One Billionth Time.

Where Did I Leave The Credit Card Bill?

Or The Other Bill?

Crap, It's Rent Day? It was....three days ago?

The Tale Of The Expensive Bed Covers And The Shitting Dog
lived this one....except I was in the bed at the time...
posted by jenfullmoon at 7:50 PM on July 23, 2013 [1 favorite]


Shitting Dog 2: Slipper Surprise

What The Telephone Company And Storks Have In Common

The Tortoise Is Not A Meat And Potato Pie

Interior Decorating With Jam

Under The Floorboards : Grave Of The DVDs
posted by panboi at 7:24 AM on July 24, 2013 [1 favorite]


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