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Jesus, this sucks. I was just thinking about Aaron the other day, and how I hadn't heard from him in a few weeks. I was going to tweet at him to see if he was well, but then I remembered he didn't answer me the last time I tweeted at him so I never… [more]
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MeFi comment - Two years ago

Movie: Furious 7
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FanFare post - Two years ago

Testing testing
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MetaTalk post - Two years ago

Argh, saw this on Twitter and you made me load MetaTalk! I broke my streak! [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Two years ago

I actually, no fooling, got my goodbye thread printed up into a book. I suggest mathowie do the same with this one. So much love. That's a terrific idea, I will get a book print of this thread when it closes next month. That, along… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Two years ago

Holy shit that was fantastic. I had no idea what the movie was going to be about, just heard it was good and I was not at all disappointed. Really good story, good action, made me tear up a few times. It was as if they made The Incredibles 2:… [more]
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FanFare comment - Two years ago

I have to say that was really satisfying. It was silly, over the top, endlessly entertaining, and never took itself too seriously. The action sequences were nuts and the whole thing felt like an Avengers movie. I was looking forward to this movie for… [more]
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FanFare comment - Two years ago

So tomorrow at some point, you'll hear a podcast we recorded just before this post went live and it will probably sound very strange both because I had no idea how people would take the news so I didn't know how to talk about it in the future but in… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Two years ago

That was pretty remarkable as an episode. If anything, I wish the host would offer up an unedited version of the live gig, since I imagine it went on for an hour or so of talking and I'd love to hear more about it. The funny thing is I can play… [more]
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FanFare comment - Two years ago

oooh, I should be like that creator of the GIF guy that tells everyone to pronounce it wrong by saying once and for all I always intended people to pronounce MeFi as May-Fay and watch the battles that follow. Congrats, Dr iamkimiam! As a PhD, you… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Two years ago

for some reason I found the account of the killing of Bobbie's horse so much harder to take in the book Yeah, I was really dreading this scene in the movie since it's excruciating in the book. They shot the horse in one shot in the film… [more]
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FanFare comment - Two years ago

Thanks again, all! ✅voted quidnunc kid #1 [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Two years ago

If you're using a DVI connection, every few months you should unplug it from your computer, put the plug up to your mouth (put your t-shirt over it first) and blow out the dust. It's kinda like the old NES cartridges, but when you get a bunch of dust… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Two years ago

I would watch an entire separate series called Arya and The Hound. [more]
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FanFare comment - Two years ago

I should share that I talked to this reporter for a good long while (45min?) and the fishfucker line was the definitely the highlight, but I was surprised to see all that interview time just end up being one or two sentences in the larger piece. [more]
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MeFi comment - Two years ago

Plastolux is a cool modern architecture blog that is getting kind of cluttered looking after many years but I go there for the content, which is a pleasant diversion from my work day, to imagine being in any one of those homes. Cabin Porn is a… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Two years ago

I liked the episode personally. It was a vacation/paternity week off for the hosts, but felt like an interesting internet story to tell, much like their others. When they reveal who uploaded the new videos I was TOTALLY on board with hearing more and… [more]
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FanFare comment - Two years ago

Sounds like they edited the first few minutes of the show, so they do mention Paul Ford's Medium article now. I'm so happy with how this episode turned out, every few weeks I drop Alex an email with ideas, but after I saw them gushing over the… [more]
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FanFare comment - Two years ago

A few years ago I stayed at the Hotel del Coronado in San Diego, because I always wanted to try it out. It has everything you ask for, but is very expensive. Outside of that, I've stayed at a couple different places in La Jolla on the beach… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Two years ago

Luckily, the only collarbone break I've suffered was at birth (it happens all the time to kids, one of mine is bent at a crazy angle from the delivery break) and I've been lucky in every bike crash to spare my collarbone (did lose a wrist a couple… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Two years ago


The plus side of always hiring people smarter than me is that leaving them in charge means it's a net positive for everyone involved. I'm really happy with how well everyone on the team took the news and am excited to enjoy the site as a user and see… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Two years ago

Huh, I thought for sure it was on FanFare by now, but no dice. I listened to the first two episodes and was blown away by the care and knowledge the hosts bring. I mean, I've read Ask MeFi for 12 years now, so I thought I was good at dispensing… [more]
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MeFi comment - Two years ago


Biketown, USA
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MeFi post - Two years ago

102: Retired
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MetaTalk post - Two years ago

to compare anyone to Bono dude, I'm just talking about the paralells with dayjobs and musicians, and plucked a name out of thin air. At one point, everyone that was good at something was bad at it, and probably boring to watch practice… [more]
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MeFi comment - Two years ago

Imagine if it were 1980, and bono.blogspot.com's latest post said this: I can't believe I'm finally doing it. Today was a big day at the factory. After lunch, I had a few pints, talked with my mates about getting serious and then I just did it. I… [more]
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MeFi comment - Two years ago

You shouldn't compare this to Gruber, but Andrew Sullivan. A couple years back he asked for donations with no promises of what was to come, and no secret content of any kind. Anyone remember how he did on it? He pulled in over $80k in a few days… [more]
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MeFi comment - Two years ago

Ok, just to recap, today you had your first Ask MeFi comment deleted. You made a small joke about snakes & the Occupy Movement in a thread where someone was looking for non-chemical alternatives to fixing their slow draining plumbing. Below the… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Two years ago

Am I the only one amused by Mefites deriding Fark for being an internet archival piece? I love this place, but it was launched the same year Fark was. Yeah, I'm laughing along too. If Fark is a museum piece, so are we. Anyway, I think… [more]
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MeFi comment - Two years ago

MeFi Labs updates for 2014
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MetaTalk post - Two years ago

Oh man, here's the NYTimes shot original. I can't believe I let that photographer talk me into such a lame ass photo. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Two years ago

This is going to eventually escalate to shitting elephants and a guy fucking a raw uncooked chicken, isn't it? [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Two years ago

I'm almost off-shift for the last time. Everyone, it's been grand and fun, but you should probably stop flagging every comment in this thread for laughs because it's kind of a bear now. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Two years ago

Abusing mod powers for no good reason is kind of fun, I'll miss it. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Two years ago

This is a really dumb thing, because the porn aspect of it is entirely superfluous, but guarantees it'll be all over reddit. I mean, we can take any number of people and give them a professional makeup job and take some stunning before/after… [more]
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MeFi comment - Two years ago

My final request is for people to find some really good ascii art and post it here, wrapped in PRE tags so we can all enjoy them. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Two years ago

One of the things I don't like about Oregon is how big the lottery is here and how hard the state pushes it. They basically run Keno machines in bars 24/7 for addicted gamblers and alcoholics to lose all their money on while every town has huge… [more]
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MeFi comment - Two years ago

Sportsbar! [more]
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IRL comment - Two years ago

From an author that would prefer to remain anonymous:Hi there, this is a rule I'm very familiar with, because I write and publish a lot of erotica. I also assist other authors in determining if their books will be blocked or adult-filtered, and in… [more]
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Ask MeFi comment - Two years ago

The favorites-to-comments ratio is an interesting metric, but is it really measuring the quality of a post? So of course, pb made an internal tool to calculate this and we only looked at posts with a >1 ratio. Stuff that falls in the… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Two years ago

GuyZero: NICE [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Two years ago

I inserted it by hand, from the link. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Two years ago

MiguelCardoso: Have you released any books lately we should know about? Anything coming out soon? [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Two years ago

MiguelCardoso, can we do a AMA thing here? How's your family doing? [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Two years ago

foopster, I have two last days here. Friday night is my last hours of mod time, then I'm out! [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Two years ago

Yay! Someday, I will fuck all of you as thanks. [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Two years ago

Matt: Is your objection more to the source of the post or to the conversation that ensued? I know people want to talk about the election; it's happening at water cooler's across the nation. We went through this six months ago when Spiderman… [more]
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MetaTalk comment - Two years ago

[Drinky Die, sio42, this isn't really a great place to talk about the crime, the thread is more about the privacy of victims and the university's response after the fact.] [more]
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MeFi comment - Two years ago

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