Activity from jessamyn

Show Favorites Activity: Fuzzy | Precise | Popular
If you guys don't leave the poor guy alone, he's going to go all Eddie and the Cruisers on us. Chill. [more]
favorited 1 time
MeFi comment - Over five years ago

Someone gave me a mixtape with a guy on it explaining to some sort of ethnomusicologist (Lomax?) that he was the one who originally created the Rock Candy Mountain song. He said it was all about trying to find ways to entice children to come along… [more]
favorited 1 time
MeFi comment - Over five years ago

We added a small note to the AskMe posting page suggesting that people search posts tagged with the word gift if they are going to make another gift post. I think it's a fine compromise. [more]
favorited 1 time
MetaTalk comment - Over five years ago

They're keywords, not tags. Good luck with that crusade. [more]
favorited 1 time
MetaTalk comment - Over five years ago

First off, some people just like to give gifts and they do it because they love to do it, not because they expect you to be reciprocal. I am on a tight budget and don't shop much for the holidays and I tell people in advance and some people just shop… [more]
favorited 1 time
Ask MeFi comment - Over five years ago

We can't just trim huge threads without it seriously affecting the flow of a thread. There have been very few flags in that thread which I assume is because interested people are there reading it and discussing/disputing, and people for whom it's too… [more]
favorited 1 time
MetaTalk comment - Over five years ago

Yeah, I deleted the 2,3,4 comments because they were a derail. ZOMG PATRIARCHY!! [more]
favorited 5 times
MetaTalk comment - Over five years ago

I like UPS drivers and this is despite working at UPS for a summer and getting to know some of them. This is why I like UPS drivers: they're clean, muscular, competent, friendly and have cool jobs with good benefits. The Fedex guys have lousy… [more]
favorited 1 time
Ask MeFi comment - Over five years ago

Jessamyn, you're an asshole. Good moring to you too, cupcake! Look, we try to err on the side of inclusion because it sucks to have your question deleted especially if you don't really understand what's going on. If we think we can… [more]
favorited 1 time
MetaTalk comment - Over five years ago

Apparently, the cervix will open for "things/stuff" coming out, but one would hit a "wall" when going in. What are you, eleven? Here is a vagina (nsfw). A ping pong ball, for the sake of argument, is about the same… [more]
favorited 2 times
Ask MeFi comment - Over five years ago

being an asshole here doesn't mean you're an asshole It might not mean you'd be an asshole boyfriend, but it does mean that there is at least someplace in the world where you are, in fact, an asshole. [more]
favorited 5 times
MetaTalk comment - Over five years ago

aaaaaaaaaaaaa mmmmmmm mmmmmmm eeeeeeeeeeee nnnn nnnnnnnn a::::::::::::a mm:::::::m m:::::::mm ee::::::::::::ee n:::nn::::::::nn aaaaaaaaa:::::a m::::::::::mm::::::::::m e::::::eeeee:::::een::::::::::::::nn… [more]
favorited 1 time
MetaTalk comment - Over five years ago

If you, personally are grappling with understanding a philosophical problem, then AskMe can help you with it. If you just want to poll the audience then it doesn't matter if the question is about your favorite color or the meaning of life, it's still… [more]
favorited 1 time
MetaTalk comment - Over five years ago

[a fewcomments removed all the this is a bad post blah blah blah stuff really should go to metatalk] [more]
favorited 1 time
MeFi comment - Over five years ago

[a few comments removed. knock it off, metatalk is available for you if you need it] [more]
favorited 2 times
Ask MeFi comment - Over five years ago

You have no obligation whatsoever to have her come to your house and can simply not take her up on her offer either obliquely or more directly in an "I'm sorry my house is really my castle and I don't really like to have casual aquaintances… [more]
favorited 3 times
Ask MeFi comment - Over five years ago

I removed a few comments from that thread that were better placed in this one. AskMe is not supposed to work like jury deliberations. You give the OP some advice, possibly discuss the topic some with other people in the thread, but at the point at… [more]
favorited 1 time
MetaTalk comment - Over five years ago

I met Barak Obama at a similar event. There was a "blogger breakfast" at the Democratic National Convention in 2004 and a few of the Dems who sort of got the web (him and Howard Dean esp.) came in to sort of high five everyone and say hello… [more]
favorited 1 time
Ask MeFi comment - Over five years ago

If he's interested in library schience feel free to have him email me to talk about it some. There are some really interesting librarian jobs that do let you travel and do some of the things your friend is interested in. Being a generalist isn't a… [more]
favorited 1 time
Ask MeFi comment - Over five years ago

There are all sorts of ways to answer questions like this without saying "Hey you're an incredible asshole." People in the "I gave away my laptop and now I want it back" thread found some good ways, though the gravity of that… [more]
favorited 1 time
MetaTalk comment - Over five years ago

fff, I call bullshit on your three points. 1. There have been great obit posts, and it's nonsense to say that there would not have been better ways to memorialize this guy, if that's what you were actually trying to do. Give it a bit of effort if… [more]
favorited 3 times
MetaTalk comment - Over five years ago

If you have a photo already up on Flickr, the trading card generator will do something similar. [more]
favorited 1 time
Ask MeFi comment - Over five years ago

Actually, that's been given as a reason for deleting both an FPP and an askmefi of mine: they might encourage comments unpalatable to Christians. No, actually, that's not at all correct. Maybe mathowie told you something different but I… [more]
favorited 1 time
MetaTalk comment - Over five years ago

Circular. And pretty silly. Tell me what you'd do differently. Seriously. Looser guidelines? Tighter administration? A more "whatever dude" vibe? An airtight aggressively enforced FAQ? Heavier banhammer? More make-up sex? The… [more]
favorited 1 time
MetaTalk comment - Over five years ago

clouds without dust!
favorited 6 times
MeFi post - Over five years ago

Saw nothing about it in the FAQ. imagine that. [more]
favorited 2 times
MetaTalk comment - Over five years ago

Please see the new SomethingAwful thread entitled "Which one of you dumbshits posted my last AP thread to MetaFilter?" for some context. [from here you can just scroll down to see the forum, you might need to cut n paste the link to not… [more]
favorited 1 time
MetaTalk comment - Over five years ago

I could have billed them for the amount they are offering. then you are not the dork they're looking for. [more]
favorited 3 times
MetaTalk comment - Over five years ago

Because they're not advocating. I belong to a 501c3 that is always worried about their status because of what is said on their mailing lists. We can say "X and Y are running for president" but we can't say "vote for X" Polling… [more]
favorited 1 time
Ask MeFi comment - Over five years ago

I probably have a higher tolerance for torture than I do for cute FBI guys and jello shots. [more]
favorited 3 times
MetaTalk comment - Over five years ago

Actually, it'd be better characterized as the "i'm in ur X Yin' ur Zs" joke. I like the challenge of Xin my Xs actually. i'm in ur plant, planting ur plants [more]
favorited 3 times
MetaTalk comment - Over five years ago

test... test... is this thing on? YES IT'S FUCKING ON. [more]
favorited 1 time
MetaTalk comment - Over five years ago

not jeru. [more]
favorited 1 time
MetaTalk comment - Over five years ago

delmoi, if you continue to flag every FPP with a caret as "offensive content" you are asking for some trouble. [more]
favorited 3 times
MetaTalk comment - Over five years ago

I don't get how this is a problem? That's like the "Christ what an asshole" equivalent for MeTa and AskMe. [more]
favorited 1 time
MetaTalk comment - Over five years ago

Meat thermometers are available at places like Ralph's which are open tomorrow and they are cheap. You don't need one until late in the process so you could go out and get one while the turkey is cooking. Butterball has a web site section that is… [more]
favorited 1 time
Ask MeFi comment - Over five years ago

Also thanks to runners-up: Alison, amberglow, anju, anotherpanacea, Astro Zombie, blahblahblah, Blazecock Pileon, caddis, cenoxo, cerebus19, crunchland, CunningLinguist, dersins, divabat, Drunken_munky, elr, Embryo, fenriq, geoff., hindmost,… [more]
favorited 1 time
MetaTalk comment - Over five years ago

I'm a super-speller. My sister was always a really awful speller despite being basically as smart as I am. Once she started taking medicine for her temporal lobe epilepsy, her spelling abilities increased dramatically which was very weird to see. [more]
favorited 1 time
Ask MeFi comment - Over five years ago

I changed the link to one not requiring login. That article is a little on the dumb side. Also, flagging comments in that thread from three months ago isn't really going to do anything, I'm not sure why some folks are doing that today. [more]
favorited 1 time
MetaTalk comment - Over five years ago

I've been collecting some statistcs for an article I'm writing about Ask MetaFilter and one of the interesting little anomalies is that there have been about 150 questions that have gotten no answers at all - this is about one a week since the… [more]
favorited 1 time
MetaTalk comment - Over five years ago

Keep in mind that there is a vast difference between being totally self-sustaining and living on some tiny amount of money per year. So, I know you're not necessarily looking to move up here, but my place came with a house, a well, a woodstove, a… [more]
favorited 1 time
Ask MeFi comment - Over five years ago

I just saw this license plate yesterday, so perhaps it's your lucky day... [more]
favorited 1 time
MetaTalk comment - Over five years ago

Dear AskMe: my well-built cabana boy casts aspersions on the masculinity (and genital size) of the male contributers to my favorite online community, claiming that no one secure in the dimensions of their own package would make unsophisticated… [more]
favorited 6 times
MetaTalk comment - Over five years ago

leapingsheep was leaping, is that what you said? [more]
favorited 1 time
MetaTalk comment - Over five years ago

CD, it's fewer cycles actually.... [more]
favorited 1 time
MetaTalk comment - Over five years ago

Why won't women girls do what I say, when I say it, without crying all the time? I will give you something to cry about. [more]
favorited 3 times
MetaTalk comment - Over five years ago

I don't think Rash is being sarcastic. Well, who knows right? Who the fuck knows. This is the kind of cryptic/wtf/borderline snarky callout I love to see in MeTa. [more]
favorited 4 times
MetaTalk comment - Over five years ago

They're called user accounts and the rules for them are somewhat different than they are in the PC world. You can experiment with this by doing two things 1. going into system preferences/accounts and setting up a guest non-administrator… [more]
favorited 1 time
Ask MeFi comment - Over five years ago

I was hoping for a permaban and not just a timeout. To be honest, there's just one sort of ban: the kind where you can't post/comment. If we'd consider letting you post again (maybe we'd like an apology or an explanation or maybe you need… [more]
favorited 1 time
MetaTalk comment - Over five years ago

This is a story I pasted into another thread about willpower. My suggestion, if you really think you can't take the card out of your wallet, is to take last month's bank statement -- the one that says you're still $XYZZY in debt buying things from… [more]
favorited 2 times
Ask MeFi comment - Over five years ago

Page: 1 ... 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354