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Archives for: May 2006

31 May 2006

When the best day of your life is the worst day of someone else's. What a horrible, amazing, heartbreaking story. I'm stunned.
i have an ear infection at least, i think it is. i had a fever yesterday and throughout the night, and now my ear and throat hurts.
i heard garlic is a natural antibiotic so i...um...put some garlic in my ear. yeah. has anyone else done this?
Hi I'm kinda drunk and at work and writing a software requirements specification. What are you doing?
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Remember this? I'd forgotten all about it, but I do enjoy a steaming hot cup of schadenfreude.
Ask Mecha: Moo? Le Moo? Mooquita? I really really wanna know....

"Do all cows speak in cow, or are there dialects that make it difficult for American cows to communicate with foreign cows?"
It's LT's 100th Post! Read more...
What is Left? Describe your Moment of Hope.
I really like Dwight Yoakum. But this is just plain stupid.
MetaChat has a posse. Read more...
Poke me with a fork, I'M DONE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! With school that is. All over but the tassel-turning! Come dance the happy bunny dance of joy with me, my fellow fuzzbutts!
Willard Wiggan's Micro Sculptures are on display at Harvey Nichols/Manchester.

"His works are displayed on canvases such as the head of a pin, the tip of an eyelash or even a grain of sand."
Gaspode is a golden godess... Read more...
OMG! Bunny Ribbon!!!
Dig this: "The real war is between those who are turned on, and those who are uptight."
-Timothy Leary (October 22, 1920 - May 31, 1996)
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Yo, do any of you MeChazens live in or near Pittsburgh? I'm gonna be there end of June. Anyone?
It rubs the lotion on its skin or else it gets the hose again.
So, because of this MeFi post , I watched some old 80s videos. What I'd sincerely like to know is if there's anyone else about my age that hated and hates that decade as intensely as I did and do? I feel totally alienated from it.Read more...
This is a place to file all those questions that don't really fit anywhere else. Read more...
Use your hot, hot brains to help me cool down my apartment. So, here's the deal, Read more...
Curious Characters of my Commute! Read more...
Is it time for a mercy killing? Read more...
Urban Tableau. Read more...
THIS IS A SHOUTING THREAD! Read more...
My latest penis-related spam email Read more...
Wish me luck! I'm flying to LA!Read more...
Three unrelated items Read more...

30 May 2006

SAT Verbal Analogies -- DAN QUAYLE : VICE PRESIDENT ::

(1) idiot : history
(2) who : what
(3) potato : potatoe
(4) george w. bush : president
Real life ag (shop) teacher sayings: My shop teacher was a fat old cowboy, and his two favorite sayings were: "hey boys! stop grabassin' around and get to work!" or "hey boys! stop playin' pocket pool and go clean out the tool room!" Good times. Good times.
I have returned from New York relatively unmolested Thanks to everyone who came out to the meetup. You are all truly disturbing people. Strangely, the affair was relatively shout-out free, but you were all there in my heart.
Anyone have an in at Flickr? Read more...
IRC Now's your chance!
post by: mike9322 at: 19:35
I am back from the meetup!! Read more...
Bunnystock has cool swag. Vegas should too! Submitted for your approval:Read more...
Oh, crap! Aw, manRead more...
OMG SO BUSY! Hi.
The New Office Policy Probably not safe for work.
Headline mashups. Because I'm bored.Read more...
Yeah, baby, yeah -- Brits lead the world in porn downloads.
Summertime radio, because it's too hot to be outside. Starts at 2 Pacific (25 minutes from now).
We're Number Two! [pdf] Oregon is the second least corrupt state in the US (table on p.20. Mississippi is apparently the worst, followed closely by Louisianna.
suck on it like a popsickle, people who are hating upon the thing Read more...
Word of the day: Orchidectomy.Read more...
Penis! My latest spam email, had to share. Read more...
Damn, damn, DAMN! Read more...
It's my birthday and I'm ditching work! So long! I love you all!
Hercules vs. Goliath. Been following this story from the beginning -- really interesting. I'm no fan of eminent domain, but hey -- I always root against Wal-Mart.

*wonders if the phrase "eminent domain" will automatically scare people off, inserts fluffy bunny for good measure*
Remember that drawing show called "Secret City" on PBS? I'm not sure if that's the name of it, but I just had a vivid flashback of the song "shade, shade, shade, we love to shade." Am I crazy?
LT is waiting for you at a cafe somewhere. Then what?
Okay, silly bunny, 'fess up. Who submitted us to the heavy metal site? Read more...
Grin Words There are words that do nothing but make me grin. Today's grin word is.....Read more...
check out my awesome stock.xchng mashup Read more...
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Ready to Taste the Kool-Aid I have decided that it is time for an IpodRead more...
I just gave HBO's "Big Love" a try. First two episodes. I want to like it. I don't really have a moral problem with the premise. I'm sort of interested. But there's a problem.Read more...
I'm Ba-ack... Ah, fuck it. Everything I tried to draft sounded like a plea for pity, so suffice it to say that when I woke up this morning, I really woke up this morning. So, what did I miss?
Things I learned this weekend. Read more...
Honey, does this thread make my ass look big?
Saw a dead red fox in the street this morning. Didn't even know we had fox in my suburban neighborhood. It felt poignant and symbolic, and a hellish way to start the day. I really need something to help me keep my sanity. Not sure what.
Game Shows My one and only is The Orignial Match Game with Gene Rayburn (available on GSN). You?
First meetup tonight Read more...
No frumpery Just bumpery. Toronto meetup--you've said yes; shall we set a date?Read more...
AskMeCha. I'm confused. Again. Please help me with my dating dilemmas once more, bunny friends!Read more...
OMFG 060606 What the devil?
OMG Hamster!! Music video for Kissing Tigers, "So Stay in Love". It's pretty freakin' cute.
Late Night Wonder Beatles Warmth on the Wadio, courtesy of LT!
AskMecha : HOWTO fight off my SO's ex?Read more...

29 May 2006

I'm the Juggernaut, bitch! Apparently I missed this, but this askme clued me in.
One of these is a couple of blocks from my house. Top 50 Places to Have a Beer in America.
this is a YOU SUCK thread enough said. :) I'm a smart ass and I'm not apoligising.
Interesting interview with Karen Armstrong on salon.com (you'll have to click on an ad to get the day pass).Read more...
Somebody call me a waaambulance. ...I feel like hell on a toothpick.Read more...
who will venture? mahogany rush meets pink floyd in a vat full of MDMA. not da funk. wendell encouraged me. blame him.
Trumpet blowing No puppies were harmed in the making of this photograph.
post by: Lotto at: 17:35
Trumpet Blowing. Looks like I was 45 days ahead of the curve. In other news, bleurghhh. After finishing reading The Outsider, I'm now feeling particularly low.
Memorial Day state-of-the-union radio. Starts at 6 p.m. Pacific.

Bring your patriotism and vitriol.
BP Radio for a holiday afternoon. Starting now.
GIVE ME TEH RECIPIESX()R! I'm a young man. I cook the same damn thing over and over again. What else can I do. Here's the part where you tell me.Read more...
Celebrity Heights - I had no idea that so many people were obsessed with how tall the stars are, or aren't. The heights of thousands of well-knowns are listed.
It's a grey day in Portland Read more...
FACTS! Read more...
US contingent: who's working today? And saluting the vets, while I'm at it.
Forgotten Gems of MeFi Introducing Forgotten gems of MeFi AKA my favorites page. We have your Y2Karl, your Matteo (1 post sorry), and some other well done posts. Feel free to add your own picks for well researched posts and detailed comments. I intend to use mr favorities as a resource to others to find inspiration for new posts that will dazzle us all.
Thank you Washington state gift-lister Read more...
OSX Arghhhh. Help me. OSX Doesn't seem to have a hosts file. Read more...

28 May 2006

Al Got Inked. Some of you may remember me mentioning that I wanted more ink needled into my body. Well, I went ahead and did it.Read more...
So Ceiling Cat gets mixed reviews on MeFi, which is actually much better than I expected!
I am making scalloped potatoes. The recipe calls for one clove of garlic, cut in half. You don't put it in the potatoes- you rub the pan with it, before you butter it. I love that.
Space:1999 Technical Notebook as well as other books. And I'd hate for any gay folk to feel left out.
* holds thumb and finger 3mm apart * I am this close to buying a brand new MacBook as I fancy a change from Windows. Any advice to put me off or encourage me?
Bridge & Tunnel Club. Your internet guide to the outer boroughs of New York City (including a nice section on my 'hood). Now, me and pips are of to Belmont to play the ponies, then up to City Island for some fish.
One More Song Request → Does anyone have an mp3 of King Crimson's "One More Red Nightmare"? Read more...
"There is no such thing as a homosexual" Conservative Christians and Jews have teamed up with men and women who call themselves "ex-gay" to lobby — and even sue — for the right to tell teenagers that they can "heal" themselves of unwanted same-sex attractions.
Snakes on a Motherfucking Plane: Last night LunaticFringe and I saw the trailer for Snakes on a Plane while waiting to watch the X-Men movie. It promises to fulfill all requirements of mass suckage.
funk my wagnalls i makes wit da funk. enjoy!
Ayer See Radio: On Now in IRC!

27 May 2006

BP Radio An experiment in playing WMA files without converting them to MP3 first... can anybody hear it?
THE BRANGELINGA BABY IS HERE! All hail Shiloh Jolie-Pitt, bearer of good looks and destroyer of worlds!!
Cute young couple rocking it to Montreal Cute couple takes trip from Toronto to Montreal and places "Practicing" by The Harvey Girls over the resulting footage. Posting and e-mailing ensues. (sorry for the sort of self link, but we found this today and thought it was great. No we don't know these people.)
Yay for missing ovaries and pain meds! Hey all. I got home from my surgery on Friday morning. Read more...
This is a LOST post. Salon discusses the season finale. Let's chat amongst ourselves. My opinion? EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!
It's hot as a welldigger's infected ass here. Join me in IRC, or else I may be forced to go outside - and we wouldn't want that.
post by: item at: 14:44 | 1 comment
Say happy birthday to the Capn
Radio Dodgy Even though nobody's around I'll do a set anyway. All the usual bobbins. On now.
Can I just say...? Read more...
Rockoning horde. [YouTube] Combining the artistry of eurovision, heavy metal karaoke and 80000 finns.
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Leaving on a jetplane I'm going incomunicado for a few months.Read more...
Midnight Spooky Vook Radio - LT on the Mic at Midnight!

26 May 2006

Women. Better dead than dishonored.
Music. 'Cause I'm in the mood to share.Read more...
Ibex Ruminant Cartilage!
Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery? Then Dmitri must be profoundly honored. Read more...
Back from slef-imposed exile Lamest excuse ever for not being online.Read more...
We accept your apology and offer you this gift. Live on Metachat Radio, when the current broadcaster has finished; a 2.5 hour long mix of lovingly prepared Australian goodies (with a few New Zealand tracks thrown in for good measure). Spanning from approximately 1976 to quite recently, 30 years of the downunder underground sound.Read more...
Is There A Name For This? Read more...
Take LT Somewhere! Read more...
Radio Wonkery - Listen in if you're bored!
So who here doesn't know about it? Read more...
Someone is trying to scam me on Craig's List... How should I play them?
MeCha writers, hope me! Read more...
Playing hooky! Read more...
SHOUTING THREAD! I LOST MY STUPID FLASH DRIVERead more...
RIP Desmod Dekker He blazed the path for all of them. And personally, I was lucky to have discovered him. He literally changed my life for the better...

If Metachatters were animals, what would they be? Read more...
Who's next on line? What can I getcha?
Update on the depressed friend: Read more...
Photo Friday 26 May '06: Post a photo or image or something that makes you happy.
What are your best and wost features, physical and personality-wise?
Kids of today! Turn the tools of oppression against your oppressors.
(Earlier Metafilter Link)
Her anus is not pliable, but I not ordering a shipment of the relevant equipment. If you need more information on this kind of penetration, there is [more inside]
Sometimes I think it's a shame. When I get feelin' better when I'm feelin' no pain.
Laser Scissors Because everything is better and cooler if it has a frickin' laser on it (but they should have gotten Turbo into the name too).
Do You Take It in The Ass? -- [YouTube Video] NSFW.

25 May 2006

A few months ago I read a book called Raymond & Hannah by Stephen Marche, which has an interesting format (link to amazon more inside). Anyone know of any other books published with this format?Read more...
Important Regular Voncersation! It's important that we talk regularly and not drift apart, bunnies. Read more...
I just stumbled across a website in which people post as their cats. Like, in first person about shedding.
What kind of a country is it that doesn't let a man bring his pool cue on an airplane?
OSXChat Help an OS X noobie!Read more...
It worked for fake. Exists there a version of Ray Charles' You Don't Know Me without cheesy strings and backing vocals?
I'm Keepin' It Appropriate, Yo! So is "American Idol" and Idol-like programs eroding the moral fiber of today's youth?

And if so, is it our fault or Paula's?
books that you think everyone should read at least once Read more...
News Article Generator I'll leave writing articles to you much more cleverer people.
Idiotic corporate-speak of the day: Apparently, the term "brainstorming" should no longer be used, as it's offensive to people with certain neurological disorders. The replacement?Read more...
On the Heels of "Ask LT Anything!" it's.... Read more...
Next up? Tanooki Suit. So last night while getting acquainted to each other, new bunny Beef Wellington unleashed a furry of bun-fu upon much larger Captain Grendel. Not only did he jump kick at her a few times, he Goomba Stomped her ala Mario Bros!
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GO GIRL CRAZY! Since I've finally picked up The Dictator's Go Girl Crazy after years of remembering some live tapes fondly, I thought I'd give ol' Jon a public thanks, and drop a link to one off the best rock blogs around (which isn't connected to the Dictators by blood, but it is by feeling).
Peanut Butter Double Stuf Oreos Are Mighty Fine. Also, did any of youse even take one cookie each off an Oreo Double Stuf and put them together to make a Quadruple Stuf or was that just me?
HOLY CRAP A SNAKE! I came home from a walk with Silver and found this on my front porch. Kinda cute for a snake, really.
National Geographic's photo of the day totally looks like Taz took it!
I leave for the hospital in two hours. Read more...
"METATTRACTIONS" Any juicy stories of Meta Hook ups?

Or hook-downs even?
SF Meet-Up Reminder June 16th. Trying to keep this on people's radar.
Bump Heatherann, how'd it go last night?
I think this week's PBF is funnier if you just look at the middle two panels.
I got Season 3 of Samurai Jack yesterday and I think it is probably the best season.
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Fluffertrax. Streaming soundtracks from porn films! Kind of fun. If you click to listen, the popup window will ask you to download a player, but you can just choose to use your own player.
We need a keynote speaker! Preferably that doesn't charge millions.

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Fred Rogers I just stumbled across this (via fazed) and wanted to share it with everyone, i know it's old news...but worth watching, enjoy
4 DAY WEEKEND It's Friday for me! Yay!
Bizarre! I use a digital voice recorder for work. The batteries have been running low, and as I was writing down notes from it, it went dead. But with nothing on this display and seemingly out of order, it started emitting what sounded exactly like the squeals, pops, and other strange sounds you hear on shortwave or AM radio, complete with the static and the fading in and out. So weird.
Are "the killers" even remotly "indy"? So this girl, after dismissing my musical tastes (I'll listen to anything) tells me she listens to mostly "British Indy" which seems like one of the most pretentious answer possible then throws in "Like the Killers, and the strokes" Now, In my opinion neither one of those bands even come close to being able to be called "Indy" I mean, they're both really popular, well known bands, right? Read more...
Top Ten Stock Photography Cliches. What to watch out for when picking photos for your marketing materials.

24 May 2006

NYCFilter Read more...
NYCFilter: Bowling at Port Authority, BUMP! Can we still make this happen in June?Read more...
NYCFilter I'm walking from Canal to 95th on Saturday. Which way should I walk?Read more...
IRC Cheer me up before I have to leave the house again.
I'm drinking cosmopolitans and watching LOST. Anyone else? *May contain spoilers and tree nuts*
Zoom in, eh! Pictures made up of pictures made up of pictures made up of.... etc etc. Lots of bunies in there, too. [Flash. via boing²]
Hey Bay Area people: Anyone want to meet for Happy Hour tomorrow (Thurs) afternoon? Read more...
AMERICAN IDOL POST! Spoilers will abound inside. If you're not watching, guess what? I don't care, save it for another thread.Read more...
I'm making chocolate min-burgers at my desk Read more...
Anybody taking requests? I need a song...Read more...
My first complain post: why I hate my job. Read more...
Wetlands in the Bronx? An interesting collection of debris... Read more...
For jonmc. File under "Don't let the bastards grind you down."
Nominate Someone! Read more...
Do you want to play the question game? Read more...
Send me good card vibes Tonight I'm playing in my first bridge (shut up!) tournament for 5 years. I've only been playing competitively again since February. I'm a bit nervous. At some point after 7pm, I want you all to close your eyes and focus on spades...
I just dropped a peanut M&M on my office floor... Should I eat it? It's red, cracked a bit, and I wiped off some of the stuff that got on it. I'll try and help with any questions you might have. First decision with 5 votes wins. Let your voice be heard. Vote or die!
Evil University With thanks to Plutor, everything you need to know to get an advanced degree in Evil.
When the moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie... is that in fact amore? Because I think it's a sign that your eyes need checking. That may not be the moon, Alice.Read more...
Summer Burn 2006 I just ran across this on b3ta and thought some other bunnies might be interested in another international swap...
I love this. Silly flash.
This is a PMS thread. Adjectives only, please. Read more...
So I have been watching One Life to Live Read more...
I'm going to visit a depressed and possibly suicidal friend tonight. Advice? Read more...
ugh. So, I'm at work and my father (whom I work for/with) tells me there's some "pig" that my uncle cooked in the fridge that he's going to have with some beans with lunch and asks if I want any.Read more...
Because you're the people who have cameras Just found out I can't buy film for my (trusty, point and click, had it since Christmas 1985) camera anymore. Guess I have to buy a new one now. And my niece's wedding is in four days. Do you people have any advice as to what kind of cheap economical idiot box low-tech camera I could get? Read more...
This is a bored thread I'm revising for my exam on Friday and I haven't seen another human being all day. Berlioz was a rubbish composer and I will continue having the very minimum of social contact, not by my own choice, until June 7th. This sucks.
THIS IS A MUTHA-FUCKING SHOUTING THREAD Read more...
Our office vending machine has Pop-Tarts. Our office does not have a toaster. This is the kind of thinking that has made this company what it is.
Cilantro and Anti-Cilantro T-Shirts Someone linked this on one of my flickr photos. I have no knowledge of this blog other than that they have cool t-shirts.
this is a grumbling thread Read more...
Signs of a perfect significant other?
Shaking The Dust Off. Post some suggestions for things for me to do. I may do them. There could be pictures later.
OMG LOL (embeded mpg)
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Won't you listen to my tale of flickr woe? It's LONG. Read more...
Have you heard Loretta Lynn's new album, Van Lear Rose?Read more...
essexjan rocks! She just answered my AskMe question and is an altogether helpful and nice lady! Yayayay.
Is there a cabal?
Quick and Dirty Home Computer Advice Read more...
I bought a 60GB iPod last night and as you well know, I have more than enough music to fill it, but when I got home I found out, to my suprise, that all the ports on my box are USB 1.0, so basically the 50-odd gigs of music are loading while I sit here and slave away. *sigh* But, I got one and an Apple Hi-Fi. Thank you IRS!
Ow. No broken jaw, but a respectable hangover.Read more...
"Don't take your ones to town, bird." Johnny Cash and Big Bird. (And the Count!) YouTube....

23 May 2006

Things I need I need a recommendation for:Read more...
Get to know your gay! "Former wrestlers comprise the majority of those who purchase gay erotic fiction, as well as tickets to Vin Diesel films..."
Yes -- I'll have a Red Bull and Vodka. My friend will have a Diet Coke and Rum. -- Artificially sweetened booze packs more punch.
It's Runnin' Clean Come on in and IRC. I'm going to sea again tomorrow, so let's chat now!
I need your help! I wrote myself a to-do list. The last item on the list (along with "laundry" and "clean") is "BG". I wrote it mere hours ago and now I have no idea what that means. Now is your chance to have me perform creative tasks! What does BG mean?
Ask MeCha: Blender Recipies So, my jaw is wired shut for the next three to four weeks ... Read more...
I Love Mountain Wimmen [MP3] a historic 78 record from Archive.org's collection.
I am having a bad and scary day. It's going to be okay, right? Right??? I wouldn't ask for reassurance if I didn't need it.
Make up acronyms for usernames (besides yours). And if someone does yours, you have to do theirs. Do it, neckbreathers.
Las Bump! I'm using my spare five minutes this afternoon to just keep the Vegas meetup idea active in your brains.Read more...
I quit my job today. Read more...
Here is a map I made to help you understand apartment ads. This is (possibly) funny if you know Toronto.
I think MySpace profile is posted on a bathroom wall somewhere. Read more...
OMG Bunny! "Lost in Space" from Natalie Dee
BlogStop: Where the last word of an entry must be used as an acronym for the next entry. Start now, woolsuckers.
I am about 2 hrs away from being done with my first year of college... Read more...
I'm drinking from a promotional cup from a pharmceutical rep. The product? METADATE (methylphenidate HCl, USP). So, I raise cold coffee to all the Metadates I've loved, before, who wandered in and out my door...
Questions to which the answer is always no?
DA-DA-DOWNT!! fu-fu-fu-FOOLIN... DUH, DA-DA-DOWNT!! fu-fu-fu-FOOLIN!
I CAN'T WAIT!!! I am off to Minneapolis tomorrow. Home. Read more...
In honor of one of New York's finest... Read more...
Radio Mecha - Music Box Hiya. I'm playing some more ten-minute-plus songs on the Mecha Radio, since I cut the last one short in favor of eating shrimp vindaloo. Jazz, and some other stuff. Wanna join me?
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It's somebunny's birthday! Have a great one, dhruva
I am optimistic. Tell me things are going to take a turn for the worse. Whattaya got?
It's rhodie season, and my rhododendrons are going to town.
I am stressed. tell me everything's going to be OK. Read more...
And it all began with a kiss: my latest adventure on the TTC Since several of my friends have claimed to enjoy a certain email of mine, I thought you might all like to hear about an adventure I had on the TTC.
Things I am currently hungry for: Read more...
Give it back! You're not a real bunny. And I saw it first.
Paging jonmc : So why have I not heard, to the best of my recollection, of the bands Hawkwind and Captain Beyond before today? Huh? Yes, it was by way of Monster Magnet.

22 May 2006

Big Gay GOP Fear Factor Fever ---embedded audio--to the tune of Peggy Lee's Fever.
It's raining, it's pouring so no gardening today. Our veg garden doesn't have nearly enough stuff in it, either. Suggestions? (I will ignore anything involving zucchini. Yes, even if it's rude.)Read more...
Irc-O-Matic! Here's how it works: Catch a bass, remove the hook, and drop the bass - that's the whole bass - into the Super Bass-o-Matic '76. Now, adjust the control dial so that the bass is blended just the way you like it. Yes, it's that simple!Read more...
Gentlemen put on a sharkskin suit, and rub some Royal Crown on your head. Laides, put on bullet-bras and rat your hair up high. I give you the king of Eye-Talian soul, the pride of Arthur Avenue, Dion DiMucciRead more...
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I just got the coolest book Read more...
Hey guys, what's up? So I got my posting privledges at MeFi revoked....
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It's Monday, so that means it's time for... THREE WORD GAME 2.0Read more...
Ask MeCha! What the hell is my "personal testimony"? Read more...
Do you believe in ghosts? (Follow-up to poltergeist stories/thread.) Read more...
Eating disorders... are they just something that every female, at least American female, goes through at some time? Bulimia and/or anorexia? Because just about every girl I've ever dated had one. I really don't mean this to be demeaning or overly-personal. It's just that I've always regarded them as something unusual, but I'm beginning to think they're actually the norm...
Cosby Bebop Get everybody and their stuff together, Theo.
Lara Croft's assistant gets caught blogging on the job. Read more...
Britney is looking pretty good!
A three-fer: Happy birthday, brujita! Read more...
There's a man America needs now, like never before. and his name is Read more...
New Orleans area Katrina Flood graphic. It gives me goose bumps, all over again.
Excerpt time! From Curzio Malaparte's Kaputt:Read more...
Frank Collin. Just your average everyday half-Jewish Neo-Nazi pederast occult author. There are some weird stories in this world, especially about people who have their fifteen minutes of fame, and then the story gets stranger afterwards. (Not for the faint of heart).
post by: jonmc at: 10:15
What's your poltergeist been up to lately? Read more...
Has a movie changed your life? Can a movie change your life? For example, has a movie ever inspired you to find a different job, different partner, try something you never thought you would, etc.? If so, what one and why? this was previously in the green, but retired for being ‘chatfilter, ... better in metachat:’ so here it is!.
Berkeley's Naked Guy Dies in Jail. Strange ending for a strange story, but I admit I kinda like the dude because he managed to make even super-liberal-touchy-feely radical Berkeley go into a moral panic like a Kansas PTA, which is a tough trick to do. An interesting footnote person a la Rockin' Rollen Stewart whoc ame to a similarly weird end. Besides who hasn't wanted to go to class naked?
I have returned from Nashville Read more...
Today is my birthday, but instead of having the week off, like I'd planned, I have to work all day and probably late into the night as well. So I would just like everyone to make a few sympathetic noises, pretty please.
Hi. Nothing. Just hi.
Ask MeCha. How often do I need to wash my swimsuit in the washing machine with detergent?Read more...
Bloody Bewdy! Bonza Brissie Bands!Read more...
Anybody got a times select account? I would like to read this.
Tomorrow morning I'm getting oral... Read more...
Brokeback Mounties "There's nothing wrong with that. If they can't find a woman, they go for the men," Heh.
This is just another thread, same as all the rest.

21 May 2006

"Reality" Manga : Photoshopped celebs to look like Manga characters. I think Tom Cruise, for one, looks better this way.
Press kits are hard. At least for us. Especially because we're camera shy. Help me pick a photo to clean up and include in our kit!
One Of The Most Controversial Songs Of All Time. This came out in the mid-60's and was banned from just about every radio station in existence. It would probably still cause a moral panic among bluenoses of several varieties today. And that's their loss, because not only is it musically compelling, it's also an amazing exploration of the dark places with in us all. Listen at your own risk.
Radio Moonbird Returns! My housewarming party is going on RIGHT NOW, and this is the soundtrack. 1600 EDT til ?
Happy Birthday WolfDiddy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
New Post! Ask LT Anything! Read more...
It is way too hot for this time of year. bleh.
Just about to leave town for my anniversary Surprising wife with Read more...
Bleach Blonde Telecaster Don't try this at home.Read more...
I'm with the Defendant? Perhaps not surprisingly, the Susan Polk trial has attracted groupies. Not, uh, that I'm one of them or anything.
Music Box - Double Digits More Radio Mecha--lots of jazz, and some other stuff. And each and every song is at least ten minutes long.
post by: box at: 12:01 | 1 comment
Radio Dodgy Just a lazy Sunday set. On now.
Rainbow's End, Vernor Vinge's new novel, is really fantastic science fiction.
I Ran into a Hugh Janus tonight on 1st Avenue. Pips called a Handsome Dick a mensch and carved her username into a bar. We both had serious eye-contact experiences with our own gender. and great sushi and seaweed. and heard a great joke about pissing in a shotglass. We're home now and there's a maniac with an accordion nearby. Also, there is no shitting on my bus. Clarification will have to wait until morning.

20 May 2006

Radio KBNY on now in IRC and the Internet Thingy, with your host, LT! Read more...
This is a Prom Thread Read more...
Amazing paper sculpture. I've always loved paper sculpture, but this man's work is more than I can comprehend.
The coolest thing that happened to me this week was flying in an open-cockpit biplane over Key West and the surrounding ocean. (link to pics of the experience)Read more...
Holy shit they won!
Music Box Hey, it'sa me, on the Radio Mecha, playing some music. No theme, no gods, no masters, no politics, no religion, no morals, etc.
post by: box at: 14:24 | 4 comments
Housewarming weekend! Tomorrow is the official housewarming party,and I hope to broadcast the soundtrack as it happens... live! Anyway, part of my absence from Mecha has been this move, which is now, thankfully, complete. So, grab a cocktail and wander around my new digs, friends.
I LIked it a Lot Read more...
From IRCImages you came, unto IRCImages you shall return. Read more...
The INTERNATIONAL CHIPTUNE RESISTANCE is one of the most fucking awesome things ever.Read more...
Video Madness This thread is where you should post the video of the moment.

Here's one I saw a couple of minutes ago.
My best pics on flickr Here is a rough estimate of my favorite 72 pics on flickr, arranged by awesomeness. 72 out of the 3,000 or so I've taken with this camera since January :)
BUMP! [1], [2]. I love these.

19 May 2006

Could Willie Nelson become President? He seems like a good sorta guy.
No More Bear Meat in Glory Hole (sfw, cross my heart)
Epic beer consumption. 70,000 beer cans / 8 years / 365 = 24 beers a day (results rounded).
Radio LT: Listen and Obey! On now in IRC! Read more...
I would just like to share Capn's totally rad mix CD cover which I got in the mail today. The little black blob on the top of the spine is a bunny, but that didn't come through well in the photo.
IRC. It's fun for a girl and a boy.
conichiwa! i'm home!!! did you miss me? huh? huh?

pics to come, but here's a song -- いとせめて -- from these 2 guys-- ワカバ -- who were playing outside Shinjuku Station on Thurs night--apparently they were on tv the night before also...(i forgot what my bartender friend said their name was in English--new tree, or new leaf, or something)
Susan Polk's oldest son takes stand for redirect. Except for some humorous comments from the judge in reference to Adam Polk's cold germs, today wasn't funny. It was just plain sad.
Matt pulled my image... but that's ok. I figured you guys might be interested in this follow-up. It is chock full of legal threats and crazy conservative cartoonists.
Let's play a game Read more...
Long weekend! ...at least here in Canuckistan. Bunny plans?Read more...
It's pouring, I'm sick and there's nothing to do Come join me in IRC!
Let's play a game. Inspired by Coudal's current book-band game, let's combine the name of a band and the title of a movie.
The CIA World Factbook Is a nice place to spend a Friday afternoon.
The Falkirk Wheel I was chatting with my local used photo gear guy and mentioned that I live next to, and enjoy photographing, the Erie Canal. He told me I should google "Falkirk Wheel" and said I'd be amazed at what I found. Read more...
Not exactly Tom and Jerry. Mic and Keef and the gang performing Come On at the beeb in 1963.
post by: arse_hat at: 13:39
Do you swear in front of your parents? Read more...
Today is hereby proclaimed Hellbient Day. Happy birthday, maestro!
Falling off the face of the earth Read more...
Signed off Read more...
This is a staring thread Read more...
Bunny! OMG! What a smiley boy!
Sshhhhh!!! You'll wake the baby! Read more...
Today's Issa Haiku
don't cry, insects!
we're all headed
for the same exit
-Issa, 1817
It's Photo Friday, kids! 19 May, '06: "Something secret. Still have all your Babysitter's club books? Have a large Barry Manilow collection you're not entirely proud of?" Guilty pleasures?
Love/Hate (annoying flash site) have put up all their old stuff for download as mp3s. I ain't got no...
IRC FPP OMG WTF BYOBBQ YSOL8? C'mon, someone else has to be out there. Help me stay awake and finish my paper!
I just watched The Ringer, and I have to say, it was one of the best movies I've seen in quite a while.Read more...

18 May 2006

so why the fuck am I the only one in #bunnies? did everyone here get a real life or something?

join me. i'm my usual ashen self and need some metachat joy.
Anyone use nerve/fast cupid personals? I think there's a damn bug and it's pissing me off. Help me figger out wtf is going on. Mail my ass! Please.
Hey Metachatters! Let's fold some proteins! Read more...
In today's canine news: Jack Russell Terrier falls off a cliff, survives.

Labrador plunges into river to save a drowning 9-year-old boy (who also happened to be a Katrina survivor).
I'm in Babylon, anyone want anything while I'm here? Read more...
This is the Genitalia Euphemism thread. Go nuts.
Check out wikipedia today The featured article is on the Catlins region of NZ, where my mum was born (me, an hour north). Several of the pics in my flickr stream were taken there. It's beautiful.
The other floors often have cake.
Eurovision = OMFG Anyone watching this right now? Lordi from Finland? I now want to emigrate to the country that let those lunatics represent them to see if everyone is actually as insane as I believe them to be.

If you live in the USA and you can't watch this show then please - lobby to get involved in this show. Screw the UN, peace in our time can be achieved if only we all make utter tits of our respective nations' reputations in this god-awful masquerade...
I love Willie Nelson, but I hate his backing band. Is there such a thing as a recording of just Willie Nelson and a guitar? I'd love to find a recording of "Always on My Mind" - but completely acoustic.

Turnabout being fair play..... My del.icio.us tags Read more...
Hey, guess who else has a birthday today! Read more...
Allow me to recommend Zoe Keating. (Not that I'm copying Miko here)
"obviate" versus "preclude" I always know which I'd use in a given sentence, but I'm having trouble articulating why. Would someone less sleep-deprived than I am kindly supply a guideline I can pass on to the people at work?

Like, would a given condition obviate another condition, but
preclude an activity?
Bad Advice Your Parents Gave You
Teefs!
Condoleeza Rice's top 10 musical favorites. "Believe it or not, I loved acid rock in college - and I still do."
My Flickr Tags. . . . Read more...
This thread is for giving advice. Read more...
Things I am bad at: Secret Identities I am quoted in the alternative press this week. See if you can break the code and figure out who I am in the article. (Hint: I do not work for Microsoft).Read more...
A mosquito bit me on the eyelid last night while I slept.Read more...
Playboy's 25 Sexiest Novels Ever Written - I've read 13. You? {sfw, I think - just book covers and words}
I sent it Here are a few YSI links:Read more...
post by: box at: 09:30 | 3 comments
F*cking Finals I just spectacularly bombed a final. Bombed as in if I pass, I will be estatic. Cheer me up, Mecha. Please?
Today, I get to enter data on a series of comps called Stax Profiles (scroll down). Occasionally, this pointless soon to be lost job has small moments of joy. I'm working on Eddie Floyd right now. Here's "Big Bird," for a taste of the funky-ass bliss coming through my phones.Read more...
Unmasked! So who else is rereading yesterday's posts? Post your favorite funny, surprising, or embarrassing comments here!
If you're not uncomfortable occasionally, you're not growing. Grist. For the mill.
Bunny! OMG! Now we are all back to normal, we need a baby bunny.
I know it's late, but come by IRC! I would love a chat to wind down from rehearsal!
It is the birthday of the lovely Ramix! Let us say hey!
Follow-Up: Did I make out with my high school crush? Read more...

17 May 2006

oops... Sorry, I tried to put back the names function, but I guess there's another page that needs to be changed... so you have to wait until dodgy wakes up. Oh, the Huge Manatee! (Hm. that would have been a good user name.) - me, taz update: never mind
I briefly saw real names and weird errors.
OMG! Birthday Bunnies! Aww shucksRead more...
Thank you, dodgy and taz. For keeping things going for the past year and for delightful surprises like this. I think you're cool and want to be just like you when I grow up.
Has it really been a year? HAPPY BIRTHDAY YOU FLUFFY FUCKING BUNNIES. HOLY FUCK. GIMME CAKE.
Is anyone else sick of the random user names and confetti? Really, I hated it the minute I saw it.
Heeeyyy, IRCarena! It IS a party, after all.

[This is Miko, just back from a trip and wanting to say hi.]
Anyone hungry? Historic menus from the LA public library.

Is it just me, or did the image tag just disappear?
I'm glad I drove to the Orange Line today. Because I just had a feeling I was going to work late. At least the storm has passed for the moment.

And how was YOUR day?

-sisterhavana (though I like this name! ; ))
What in Samhain is going on here? Read more...
OMG SERIOUS QUESTION! Statistics help needed.Read more...
Awesome Read more...
birthday song... from a few of our friends. As heard in dodgy's set. (see the "download" link on the right.)
post by: taz at: 16:38
Eponysterical: The first user to mark this thread as a favorite was "puke & cry."
OMG PUPPY! Part 1. Part 2.
Couch advice Since you were all so helpful with my last couch purchase, I'm picking yer brains again.Read more...
Virginia has over 180 special license plates. Create your personal character combination. It's free, it's easy, and it's fun!
Fucking stupid day. Flexcar wants to charge me a $200 "emergency cleaning fee" because whoever picked up the car after I used it claimed it was covered in cat hair and the seat was stained.Read more...
Susan Polk, Tuesday: Floor wrasslin'! Stick figures! Psychic predictions! Testicle jokes!Read more...
YEEEEAAAAAAARRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRGGGGGGGGGGHHH
Do you have a hip flask? Do you use it? When, where, and how often? What do you carry in it?Read more...
I got the sweetest lab report from Rupert's vet Read more...
Radio Me I'm doing a radio set to celebrate mecha's birthday. Come and listen!
What's the last really nice thing someone did for you? Read more...
Watercoolers, why so low? Seriously? Why are the taps and controls for water coolers 2-3 ft off the ground? Wouldn't chest or eye level make 100x more sense?
Round one, finished! Now we wait for the real managing editor to get back next week for round two!
You just lost the Dame, and other great anonymous names... Read more...
Wait till your father gets home!!!
There is something wrong with me, but I know not what. Any ideas?
I just signed on for the first time today and am LOLLING. Also, Penis.
he looks like a baby. i'm gonna eat ya! GET IN MY BELLY!

- commercial repeating ceiling cat
I'm moving! In fact, I'm taking boxes over to my new apartment right now, on Mecha's bertday! Hooray!
Mike9322 says Hi to you all. He's at work and can't get online today, but he wanted me to tell everyone that he says "Hi!"
I'm Matt Haughey
I am the mighty quonsar
Top 3 Reasons Why You Love Me
I am luvvin on the usernames! Read more...
Did I Step On Your Trumpet? Praise the Lord and get your headphones! I finally got the new Danielson Famile record and it is filling my head and hart with so much goodness! I love it! Anyone else like them? (this is mrs.pants! hi anonymous internet people)
Ask Mecha Techie Help So I got a new external 250 GB hard drive Read more...
Peanut Butter and Jelly: Which jar do you put the knife in first, and why? Read more...
WTF?! ummm, hello?! what is going on? I want my mamaaaaaa!

On preview, my own, I do not know WhoTF I am anymore!

OK, HAPPY BIRTHDAY bunnies!
Cool graduation congratulations cards? Anyone know of any boutique stationery stores in NYC (better: Manhattan) that might sell really really awesome, custom graduation cards?

I'm tired of this trite Hallmark drivel...
Identify yourself in this thread! Every time you post a comment, sign it so we know who you are. (Or who you claim to be.)

- agropyron
How long are the usernames like this? It's cute, but it's been a long time since I got to socialize with you all. I miss you :-(
I thought it was supposed to be a family vacation?! Am I being unreasonable?Read more...
Since this is anonymous, I'd like to reveal something. I'm pregnant with Specklet's child.
Make a startling confession while under the cover of anonymity! Well, not too startling. Our names will come back eventually.Read more...
I just used a random number generator to reorder my Netflix queue. What nerdy thing have you done today?
THIS IS AN ANONYMOUS SHOUTING THREAD! Read more...
Crap! I can't reach Scary Go Round! I'm getting a 500 error, not sure if that means it's on my end or the site's. If anyone can see it, could you maybe post it here? I wanna know what happens to Ryan! (second post of the day, but no one can tell at the moment, Hee!)
True Identity Challenge Pick one topic:

Carrots
Birthdays
Cold Beverages

Write a short paragraph. Then we guess your true identity! I can think of two or three people I bet I can guess!
I want some of that cake with the pink frosting. NOW!
I am convinced That Rasputina's Possum of the Grotto is about lesbians, but I have no idea why.
Read more...
I got my test results today.
Self-Link OMG! I carmelized Carmen Electra. Suck it, haters!
Maccers Fights For Right To Live In FREEDOM Mills Contests, But Barely Has Leg To Stand OnRead more...
Three Point Status Report (Happy Birthday MeCha) 1) I have gas, even though I skipped tea last night.
2) Purchase orders are fun!
3) There's nothing like a successful activist event to improve one's mood.
What's your favourite song... Read more...
just posting to see what my username will be.
This is the thread for telling what Metachat has done for you.
Happy Birthday, Metachat!
I Don't Care That You Left, I Just Care You Didn't Call Me! *sob* Read more...
In my pants,
You're Back!!!! I've been up all night pressing refresh. Dodgy. I love you, but you're not allowed to go out ever again.
PRAISE BE!!! THE BUNNY IS RESURRECTED!!!

16 May 2006

Black licorice...who likes it? I can't be the only one.
Is Metachat broken/crippled/overworked? It is very VERY slow, and seems slower every day. Read more...
My friend died Sunday Maybe you've seen this on the news. I don't know why I'm putting it here, really, except that I just want people to know about Annmarie and what a strange, beautiful, amazing person she was. It's hard for that to come across in a tiny little picture and an "OMG! Killer Alligator Rampage!" news story.

Read more...
Here Comes the Hangman! Continued from yesterday. Don't let the Cabana Boy hog all the guesses!Read more...
Huh? Can anyone tell me what the hell this woman is saying? Specifically, who (the company) she says is calling?
I Don't Belive California Actually Exists. Even though a friend of mine just returned from a vacation there. Also during the conversation I had with her and another friend about it, I said something very witty that made them laugh. By the time I got upstairs, I forgot what I said. I hate it when that happens. But California definitely dosen't exist.
I have a month until I can move out and my roommate is taking things from my room, leaving passive aggressive notes on my door, and running into her room when she hears my door open. She's a shut-in, rarely straying further than the garden, and her entire world circles around her best friend and her boyfriend (both of whom live with us). Should I even bother cornering her to talk about it?
Susan Polk's Self-Employed Pathologist: "I Needed Time to Think." Read more...
Two Tunes for Tuesday Read more...
MediaWiki. Does anyone know if commercial sites can download MediaWiki for their own use? Or where I might be able to find that info? I'm striking out on the MediaWiki site.Read more...
Dutch store celebrates 10,000th shoplifter... Translation in the comments. Teefed from Kottke.
post by: dobbs at: 11:52
My high school crush is coming to visit NYC! YAY! Read more...
The world doesn't work like you'd hope it does. When was the last time you were able to say 'I'm proud to be American/British/..." and truly, deeply, mean it?
The following people are now on my List Read more...
TPS' Variety Show: a review. So I don't usually come by here but I since I was the only one of us there, I had to post a review.
Did you know? That altavista is still around AND it has an .mp3 search function that works quite nicely?
Stacking up the mojo I'm going to be interviewing for a different position here at work tomorrow; can I get some mojo please?Read more...
More Movie Talk. Last Night I watched two terrific movies.Read more...
post by: jonmc at: 09:47
Bunnies! OMG! The teeth! The baby teeth!
What's your little foible? Read more...
For all your Finnish disco requirements Note that lyrics are in English... nearly...
DRUNK DRIVING I WAS JUST ARRESTED FOR DRUNK DRIVING. Read more...
I miss you.
Tool's new album is insanely great. Do not discuss, just nod head in agreement.

15 May 2006

Dude, even Cory doesn't read BoingBoing anymore.
Self link Join in on the fun while there's still time, or ruberneck if there isn't.
Did you know that CSI Miami is the most popular show in the world? Read more...
So.... he bombed. We got my son's college grades today and, well, he didn't do so good. Looks like he's not going back up to Iowa (his decision, actually). The plan is for him to go to local community college for a semester or two and then look at four-year schools again.Read more...
So We're In Asheville And you should be making motel/hotel reservations.
haiku status updates Read more...
MetaChat is so crazy for the people who don't wear pants or make poor FPP's.
It's Really Conflagratory (er, fucking hot) Too conflagratory to do anything else, in fact.
BBC's taxi driver actually IS an IT expert - sort of Update to yesterday's post by flopsy, as reported on boingboing.

(Not that the look on his face is any less funny.)

this is an attempt at making a boobhat: Read more...
Stargate vs Law & Order Read more...
THREE WORD GAME!!!! IF you don't know the rules, Read more...
Lost in space. I feel blecky.
OMFG BUSH (sr.) KILLED JFK A photograph exists of the Texas School Book Depository while the Dallas Police is sealing off the building. Among the bystanders is a civilian that could be a twin brother of George H.W. Bush. (via)
Let's start a rumour. I heard that if you make a paste of Tang, baking soda and water, and cover your windows with it, it will block cellphone signals.
For ThePinkSuperhero A theme song for this feeling.
London Meetup - Another reminder. 8 PM tomorrow, May 16th, at The Betsey Trotwood, 56 Farringdon Road.
Just in case anyone missed it last time.
Let's play Hangman! Read more...
ode to gaspode Read more...
Why does Science hate me? I swear I've been nothing but nice. Read more...
Rock on Rock: Singing about rock from the fan's perspective.
post by: me3dia at: 10:52
Where is my belt? Do YOU have it?Read more...
Tell me about your made-up weekend! Read more...
Last night, I was watching my DVD of Scared Straight.Read more...
I’d like to mail you my cat I’ve covered him in stamps and hope that’s enough postage. He’s not heavy, but I think the post office charges for oddly shaped packages. Read more...
Woke up and smelled the coffee Read more...
Yesterday I made a pot roast. Read more...
If you don't give me a shoutout, then you're just a zit on Boy George's face.
I'm stuck in my regular office today. And I'm grumpy about it, especially because I have absolutely nothing to do. This is a random thread. Talk about whatever pops into your head. It'll entertain me.
Metachat needs this for those times when just text won't do. Don't say I never gave you anything. Read more...
Mahlon Loomis was issued U.S. Patent 129971 on July 30, 1872. Roberto Landell de Moura, a Brazilian priest and scientist, conducted experiments in 1893/1894. He did not publicize his achievement until 1900.
I want to surprise her! My best friend and I work the same job. We work different shifts(we're security guards-I work 8-4 and she works 4-12) and it involves sitting at a desk and using the WiFi on my laptop. Is there any way to make a fun surprise pop up when she turns the computer on and/ or connects to the internetters? It's my computer, and I love her, I want it to be fun, cute, and non-harmful to either of us or the computer.

14 May 2006

drink some jimson weed tea, see visions, possibly die and then vomit with a pillow between your knees and a stuffed animal under your arse see sleepwalking crimesolvers bore their way through the bones of the case
Hello Guys and Gals, on my new Site I want try to post weekly a pictures of my favorites. I'm a absolutly big booty and bbw ladys and plumpNcurvy Fan. Hope you like those Pics.
OMG Bunny Destruction!!! Discovered in flickr pool "Signs of the new tech bubble/apocalypse" where I was looking for ideas for... you know...Read more...
Ray Lamontagne covers Gnarls Barkley Many of us have heard the ubiquitous Gnarls Barkley track, "Crazy", by now. Here's a nice acoustic cover of it for you all.
Appearance by The Residents on MuchMusic in 1986: fun to watch them walking around in their giant eyeball heads!
Canned oxygen? I seem to remember this as a joke from the movie SpaceBalls. I clearly recollect Dick Van Patten, the king of some planet with a limited air supply, popping open a can of air and sniffing it with great relish.

Apparently, that image stuck in the mind of some marketer.
IRC action! Please join me in #bunnies for a lazy Sunday afternoon bitch fest. BYOB.
Anybody own this? My roommate and I were discussing quesadillas, and I remembered seeing this in Target ages ago.
See, I love them. But hate onions. And all resturants include onions in theirs. So it seems like this would be an ideal solution. So, anybody have this? Worth the $18?
I just bought a snack called French Burnt Peanuts at the corner store. They're surprisingly good. Also, during my Mother's day duty call to my mom, I learned that come November, I'll be an uncle once again. Cool.
Hugo Chavez is in London! I've always wanted to interview Hugo Chavez for a favourite website and now is my (slim) chance! Alas, their website sucks and I am hunting up their press office number.
He takes it like a man. I still totally love Boy George, after all these years
I Request Carrots Better eyesight for highway driving, you nsrds.
I'm very suprised... BBC News 24 fucks up. His face at 28s is priceless!
This is a Thread about Bad Roommates From TPS's thread about her anal roommate's imminent departure (YAH!). Share your roommate nightmares!
Follow up on the anal roommate- she's moving out! ::dance dance::Read more...

13 May 2006

Attention. All drinkers and drunks, please report to IRC for an important announcement. Thank you.

Love you guys.
Why have I
been craving
cherry pie
?
My three-year old nephew sent me this video. It's worth watching to the end.
This week in kyleg's brushes with minor celebrity: La Bamba!
KBNY Radio now happening in IRC! With your host, LT!
This, I wish we played at our wedding. Maybe as the first dance even. The Wall of Sound rocks. This is one almost PERFECT song. Anyone have any other perfect songs? They don't have to be wedding related.Read more...
Come to IRC and you will win a prize! Read more...
So I'm being sent on a surprise trip to Toronto on Friday I haven't even started my new job yet and already they're sending me places. I'm a bit jarred by the short notice, and the fact that it will be over my birthday, but I'm going to try and make the most of this trip.

I'll update when I know which hotel I'll be staying in. I'll be there from Friday, May 19th to approximately June 4th, so if bunnies want to show me what there is to see and help me find entertainment during the evenings that would be fantastic.
Kung Fu(cking) (youtube, nsfw, crazy)
David (Y)ow!! Youtube of Jesus Lizard frontman gettin' beaned by a bottle during performance of "seasick".
My Demeter order came! After this thread I put in an order. So here's my reviews!
Read more...
Confession mecha time! Please list your deleted Blue/green/gray posts here! it could be fun to see all the reasons...
WTF? Beethoven composed many enduring symphonies, but now a Chicago company wants to make a Beethoven piece that lasts forever: a diamond made out of strands of the 18th century composer's hair.
Our del.icio.us network I thought it'd be cool if we had a del.icio.us network for Metachat. Post your del.icio.us usernames here and I'll add you to the network.
REPLICANTS Just what I needed (Cars cover) & Are friends electric (Gary Numan cover) - Spooky metal cover band

12 May 2006

Aargh I just got my first post deletion in the blue. I'm losing the game.
MetaEvents? a metafilter calender? What do you guys think?

for meetups, events that don't seem to fit well in projects, and significant metafilter days.
Lipstick's Library; Radio Dibs, Saturday, May 12th, 7pm - 1am PST Read more...
I May Have Found the Ultimate Junk Food Ever! Read more...
Porcupine Babies Quite possibly the cutest things I have ever seen.
This thread has some really weird side effects.
Come to the IRC to talk to me!
The most popular baby names of 2005 are out, just in time for Mother's Day. I'm #38! Where are you?Read more...
Say It Ain't So, Mike! Mike Tyson is my favorite boxer – period! But now he has hurt me to my heart should this become true. “Iron” Mike is rumored to be trying to join an Irish boy band Westlife. I heard the former KO King also contacted the group’s manager to get the ball rolling. According to this legend, Mike will be willing to allow his unique voice to be digitally enhanced to improve upon the recording experience. On top of this, the band is receptive to having Mike on the team as one group member recently left. Hey, I’d buy it if Mike was rappin’ to a big beat. But, it’s a boy band and I’m not a boy.

-IllSeed- (allhiphop.com)
No shit! Er...happy mother's day?
Via Mefi
If you're having a day like mine ... Read more...
What is everyone doing this weekend? Read more...
What are you giving your mother for Mum's Day? Tickets to a cruise? An ulcer? A grandchild? A ride to AA? Lunch out? Lifelong heartache and shame? A duty visit?Sexy lingerie? How are you going to celebrate your particular mother/child relationship?
Nearly everyone has tabbed browsing and though most Mac users don't have a right click, a menu pops up if you hold the button down long enough, right? So why do people in this day and age insist on making links open in a new window? Read more...
Reasons I love my wife Read more...
What's the best method of self-destruction? I'm thinking of boring myself to death.
The NYC Opera Fanatic celebrates Bidu Sayão, Brazil's most famous opera singer and one of the greatest stars of the Metropolitan Opera (with mp3s)
post by: matteo at: 10:09
Mecha cooking gurus? Any suggestions? I have been making some really great pizza, but...I need some help.Read more...
The popsicle is wearing a bowtie. I don't need a picture of a guy opening his butt. One of my favourite web comics has really binkied my bunny recently. What's verbed your noun this week?
A poem in honor of Mother's Day... Read more...
Remembering MiHail. We are collecting donations, in cooperation with MetaFilter (posted here), to benefit an organ donation charity in memory of MiHail. (announcement of MiHail's death at Mefi & MeTa; related mecha post)Read more...
OMG BUNNY, IT'S PHOTO FRIDAY!! "Strange and interesting photos or images [free-for-all, go nuts, no rules, post 'em here.]" OKAY, I promise next week we'll do something really cool to jumpstart this again. We don't want Photo Friday to meltdown.
Desist thee Anguish Languish posed.
Some kind of crazy blues to start the day Read more...
Pillow Fight League Mini-Meetup Photos! Read more...

11 May 2006

What the fuck am I going to do? Read more...
post by: dg at: 22:15 | 21 comments
Radio Lipstick The Sticky Kid....Featuring Some New Muzeek! Read more...
Dotted... sympathy posts seem to have overwhelmed MeFi I canna post a link, Cap'n, as the site stopped responding. However, while reading all of the "." posts on the last thread in MeTalk, I noticed that MeFi went down and never came back up...
"I can't believe this is funny to people. There is not one thing funny about this. It's turned into some spectacle."

Polk trial, Thursday, part deux.Read more...
New Headshots, New Gym Membership. Aw ya. I'm stoked! I just got my new headshots and I'll be sending them off to my pro commercial photographer friend to touchup and get ready for print.Read more...
Bmup! That is all.
OMG Dead Bunny Head!! This is real and really really gross so don't click. And it was on my living room rug when I came home tonight Read more...
Call me? Would one of you who has my cell number call my phone please? I can't find it in my room, my other two roommates aren't home and we don't have a landline anymore. Thanks.
Music Box - Alphabet Soup I'm playing some music. Titled from Z backwards, at least until I lose interest or someone pops into IRC with a better idea.
post by: box at: 19:26
Come Say Hi In IRC! Before I go watch the pillowfights...
Because I need more stress in my life. Read more...
Today's Polkian update -- in limerick form! Read more...
AWW MALARKEY! Man Alive! They are cutting our hours at work! I am so SCREWED! Why is this the worst spring EVER?! Quick money scemes? Who's got them?
This is my 94th post Read more...
This is an audio update especially for mudpuppie... And for anyone else who cares to listen to my boring after-work ramblings. Read more...
OMG! Puppies'n'squirrel! (Scroll down two pics.)
Greatest American Fiction of the Last 25 Years? Read more...
The Boss is teh hawt! Read more...
Me the Decider. Flash, or something.

I really want one of those T-shirts.
JAYZUS some weeks are impossible man.Read more...
i have always liked this bond theme Especially the first part, which repeats off and on throughout the song.
I'm a little (noun), (adjective) and (adjective). (Verb) me over and (verb) me out!
Tell me about the songs you make up Read more...
To My Marx Bros: YOU GUYS SUCK!Read more...
Need two books on Management... Read more...
Mac OS X question... Read more...
Metachat Fun Fact Of The Day: St. Pierre and Miquelon, two small islands off the coast of Newfoundland, were originally named the "Eleven Thousand Virgins" by Portuguese explorer João Álvares Fagundes in 1521. Island tourism would probably be more extensive if the original name were restored.
Square America :A gallery of vintage snapshots & vernacular photography. (there goes the day. There's something incredibly evocative about stuff like this, really)
Oh Wiki, how I love thee!
The Evolution of Dance (YouTube video)
DJ Besho: Afghani rapper. Very interesting article on gangsta rap in a conservative islamic society: Read more...
London Meetup A meetup is happening on Tuesday 16th May at the Betsy Trotswood near Farringdon.
OMG Hasslehoff! (via popbitch)
You say emo, I say ecto ... let's call the whole thing off. [last.fm]Read more...
conichiwa!!!!! just popping in for a sec....at the apple store on ginza (ginza:s like 5th or madison avenues i guess--kinda dull)...muggy and rainy here, but i]m loving it so far....more another day! Read more...

10 May 2006

Audio updates, anyone? Read more...
So, I just found out that the girl I love (who happens to be one of my best friends) and my roommate (who happens to be my other best friend) have been going out for a couple of weeks now.Read more...
WTF MALAYSIA!?! (Not safe for ninjas, windows, gravity and/or basically immovable objects like, say, the Earth.)
What's a good feature-rich OS X irc client? I'm too stupid to understand irssi or bitchx, as it turns out. And yeah, free ($) or FOSS would be excellent!

Thanks guys!
Why is IRC so damn empty? Read more...
Letters from Antarctica None of us have cameras, but trust me, we're thinking about you anyway...Read more...
A Poem from LT Read more...
Well, that was a doozy of a first day. I started my new project today. And it SUCKED.Read more...
Susan Polk trial, now featuring BUNNIES!!! OMG! For the second day, the unofficial foster mom of Susan Polk's youngest son testified as a hostile witness for the defense. Marjorie Briner, among other things, testified that Polk had a nasty happy of losing her temper, then writing conciliatory notes from jail.Read more...
*is really comfortable*

There are many things I should be doing, but it's kind of hot outside and allergies have me feeling like my head is encased in styrofoam. I just sat down in here and it's cool and dark and I don't want to get up again.

Come chat?
Ladies and Gents, Uncles and Ents, May I present to you my newborn son, Sullivan! Read more...
Footage of Super Mario Galaxy on Wii (youtube; shakycam) Well, that washes the bad taste out of my mouth from yesterday's PS3 news.
"He is the servant of the law and eludes judgment." He comes to the girl's apartment some afternoons to play killing games, posing her as a variety of homicide victims and snapping her photograph... He is a sadist, a bully. She is a masochist, but with her it's a game and she probably didn't expect him to cut her throat. The murder takes place on his last day as chief of homicide; he has been promoted to head the political branch... He takes leave of his old job very carefully, littering her apartment with fingerprints, footprints, dozens of clues. Then he helps his successor investigate the crime. He has a compulsion to discover just how powerful he really is. Even though every clue points to him, the police will refuse to touch him.
The films of Elio Petri revisited at the MoMA.
Realization: by shifting the piles on one's desk, the work disappears! Poof!
What is the musical equivalent of "jumping the shark?" Read more...
Ask mecha: How do you get out of a slump? Read more...
hospitalz Since when do hospital waiting rooms have access to the internets?Read more...
I'll start being kmellis again. I was logged in as Ethereal Bligh the last couple weeks, for some reason. What I should do is switch to kmellis on the 'filter. Ah, well. Is this coming Sunday Mother's Day?
I gots a question for the ladies of MetaChat. Read more...
Songs Of Pointless Bile, Please. Upload your angriest, nastiest, most rage-fuelled stuff you got. And I don't mean protest songs either. I want pure unadulterated rage at the world for existing.

Thank you kindly.
Questions Does everyone think Publisher is kind of a piece of junk, or is it just me? How many plants can one have in their office before people start to talk? If I like the teevee show 'The Wire,' what else might I like?
The Onion returns to cultural relevance... temporarily, at least. They've been off their game for a few years.
Scott Walker - Track 3 While you wait for "The Drift" to come from amazon....
Why can't I write when ... single? WTF? Read more...
What Can You Sing? What's in your shower repertoire?Read more...
If you ask me: "Capn Is there a picture on the internet of you taking sage advice from a Batman made out of discarded sugar packets?",Read more...
Where I Live Set the slideshow slider to like one second, it's better that way.
What's your favorite rainy day activity?
Is it possible to actually be allergic to your office? Read more...
Where I'm from I like the bandwagons, ok? Photos I took on my last two trips back to New Zealand.
how do you pronounce "Linklater", as in the film director?

Where I'm going this weekend These are some photos I took in February up in the North Cascade Mountains. It's about 3 or 4 hours out of Seattle. Most likely I'm going up there again this weekend.
Ask Mecha: Tipping Do I tip the guys who are coming to pick up furniture I'm donating to their organization? If so, how much? They are picking up 3 or 4 fairly large pieces of furniture.Read more...
I had a dream last night that I went to a work retreat. At mathowie's house. The man had *5* children. Including a few tall, strapping blonde sons. His wife made homemade bread and honey spread. Elijah Wood was there to wink at me and tell me about his band. So, how was your night?
test results The results for the blood test are normal, although the doc didn't really specify about the irregular periods/left side pain. Check back in 3 months I guess..thanks for your support here everyone!
Worldmapper is a collection of world maps, where territories are re-sized on each map according to the subject of interest.
Sixty-five versions of "Stairway to Heaven." Not that you asked for them...

09 May 2006

Van Gogh? Given the recent van posts, I thought this was fairly relevant.
Radio Lipstick Hippiestick on now in IRC!
What would it sound like if a dutch guy learned how to sing 'stairway to heaven' backwards, made a video of it, then reversed it so the the words are forwards but the video is reversed? Something like this. Awesome.

What would it sound like if you reversed that video so the actions are forwards but the sound is reversed? Something like this. Awesome.
Hokey Polky. It was a quiet day in Lake Polk-be-gone....Read more...
Jackson Browne's New Protest Video -- set to his 1986 song 'Lives in the Balance' -- WMP and QT.
CanadaChat What the hell kind of accent does CBC's Grant Lawrence have? Is it a regional Canadian accent? It's like nothing I've heard before!
Warning! An adversary of mine from the Blue has vowed to come here to wreak vengeance upon me. I fully admit that I helped cause the problem and I even apologized and called myself out in MeCha for it. I'm not debating it, just warning you that he's coming.
What I had for dinner aka Sasshat RulesRead more...
Did Boris Vallejo foresee 9/11? Next question, how can I get this painted on my van?
A word to the drinkers: When you're too drunk to drive your car to the store for more booze, riding the lawnmower instead may seem like a good idea. But that's just because you're drunk.
FIGHT LIKE A GIRL: Of course Toronto has a Pillow Fight League. I should have never doubted it. Next fight is Thursday night, who wants to go?
Why does Bactine smell so good? Read more...
Help me stay awake for the next 1 & 1/2 hrs. Please?
Talk to me about profit sharing. Read more...
Who's a librarian? Who has a library degree but is not currently working as a librarian? Who works in a library but not as a degreed librarian? What's your speciality/type of library? Reveal yourselves here!
The IRS still hasn't cashed my check! WTF? Read more...
I asked on AskMeFi but am asking here as well: Anyone know anyone in Toronto with a Van or pickup truck that can help do same day deliveries of siingle pieces of furniture for cheap? I can bring my own lifters, just need the vehicle and driver.
So, how do *you* know a crush is not a crush...
Playstation 3 $500 for the CHEAP version of the console. I believe I will be passing on the next-gen gaming consoles for a few years.
LT Has Little Virtual Internet Folders! OMG! Read more...
What's for lunch? Read more...
AskMeCha: Claiming stories My ex is being a fucktard again. Wanna hear the latest?Read more...
A Useful Page with Tips on Access Query Design I just spammed the other officemonkeys with this page, it's so helpful.
Billy Holiday with Lester Young, Coleman Hawkins etc etc Singing Fine and Mellow. The sound is not good, but it's great to see nonetheless.
post by: omiewise at: 10:00
Random off-chance...is anyone on MeCha in or near Miami or the Florida Keys? I'm gonna be there at the end of the week. Hate to miss an opportunity for a mini-meetup. Also, feel free to use this thread for restaurant/drink/activity/music suggestions.
Tonight, Pips is making me a steak dinner. with au gratin potatoes, corn on the cob and garlic asparagus. On the way home I gotta pick up the accompanying booze. I don't like wine so that's out. The only whiskey we've got is gin and a fifth of JD. I'm thinking beer of some kind but I'm open to other suggestions from the MeCha foodies & Boozies. Also, our vending machine has Fiery Habanero Doritos today. Can't wait to try 'em.
OMG! Sinner or Winner man! Gone! Read more...
OMFG! Her waters, they have broken! Wish us luck, MeChaZens, for we are going to be having a baby later this morning.
Sasshat is awesome.
Shoutout rollcall: To the lost, the forgotten, the quiet ones. Who's never had a shoutout? Read more...
Satellites. More specifically, how many are in orbit right now? I was laying out in the yard, saw 3 in a 10-minute period. Had the same experience about a week ago. This leads me to believe that there are a hell of a lot of satellites floating around out there. Is there some website that documents how many? Curious.

08 May 2006

Pets pets pets! This is a post for pictures of your pets! Let's see your non-human companions!Read more...
emusic subscribers! What should I download? Looking to get some new tunes. What do you recommend? What are your fave albums/artists/labels available thru the service?
Oklahoma is safe again! Read more...
Breath Sounds A small collection of recordings (.wav) of various pulmonary sounds, including the infamous "death rattle".
Two of the greatest soul songs. ever. If you don't like them you have no soul. that is all.

*froogs frantically*
Message in a bottle buoy. I shouted y'all out today from the beach! Metachat will be world famous!
Susan Polk's self-employed pathologist-for-hire: Meh. After testifying last week that Susan Polk's husband died from heart failure, not a whole bunch of stab wounds, and after accidentally misplacing his notes on the subject, hired gun John Cooper has decided that, upon reflection, maybe he doesn't want to be involved in the looniest trial ever.

So he simply did not show up to testify today.

Happy Monday, everybody!
Black8 presents SOULHEAVEN Radio It's my debut!!

Julian Beever makes truly amazing 3D drawings on sidewalks. More pictures at flickr.
Mecha Mash Game in IRC! Come down to IRC and I will personally do a MASH for you to determine your FUTURE!
First one to IRC before 4pm pdt gets a shiny new quarter!
OMG CUTE PUPPY!! My mom's gonna have a new golden doodle in a few weeks. She went to see the little fella this weekend. Cute eh?
This is a... relaxed... thread... Read more...
The Brand Upon the Brain: has anybody seen this? Not sure it's even being exhibited yet. I e-mailed the distribution contact on The Film Company's Website but I never heard back.
Joy and Pain, Sunshine... Read more...
Happy birthday, p&c ! Read more...
Before I read the more inside, I thought maybe this was about this.
post by: Capn at: 11:17 | 1 comment
THIS IS A SHOUTING THREAD! Read more...
Any freelance bunnies out there? how do you do self-control? Specifically, not working too much? This is not quite a shouting thread but is getting that way... Read more...
OMG Meet-up! SF Picnic Puppy-Friendly Meet-up in June? I was thinking potluck picnic in Dolores Park, some fine June weekend, doggies welcome. Any takers? If so, dates that work? Read more...
NYC bowling at Port Authority? It's been kicked around (mostly between me and jonmc) that we need to go bowling at the alley in Port Authority. And I know that someone's coming to town soonish, like in June... anyone up for bowling?
So who went to see Public Enemy in NYC last night? Anyone?
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In five weeks, my personal light cone will pass the fourth brightest star in the sky - Arcturus. Read more...
This Thread is pulling an all-nighter Read more...
I just got home... from a ten hour drive from Washington, D.C. It seems like I have eaten nothing but beef jerky for days. My hair smells like teriyaki. I have to go to work tomorrow, but I'm going to go in late.

I am very tired and sunburnt. How's your Monday starting?
Favourite graffiti--what's yours? Read more...

07 May 2006

They're made of meat! (youtube) A short based on Terry Bisson's story.
First post from new house! Read more...
I Really Can't think of anything clever to put here.
OMG! Leeks! (flash, finnish, fleeks) What I really want is an mp3 of this song, though.
well i have had my scare for the year
OMG! Puppy! Read more...
THIS THREAD IS COMING TO YOU COURTESY UBUNTU 5.10 BREEZY BADGER.
a couple of weird covers Read more...
Bunny! OMG! That is one pissed off animal.

06 May 2006

Oh, crap. I just got 'sir' over the phone from the local Chinese food joint (repeatedly), I think my eyes are bleeding, and I desperately want a cigarette that I know will kill me. This is a hangover for the ages.Read more...
Radio LT: Boovs and Breats and All Things Considered, now on in IRC!
Two Songs from Psapp Read more...
radio? radio. Nobody is on the radio so I decided to play some covers for no apparent reason. *shrug*
Bunny Boycott of Starbucks? Read more...
I heart Sylvia Poggioli What NPR voices do you have a crush on? You have to not know what they look like.
Only in L.A. So yeah, I was just chatting with Bob Odenkirk at the Shell station as we filled up our cars and waited to get them washed (his is a little nicer than mine, as you might suspect). I struck up a conversation by mentioning that my ex-husband went to college with him at Southern Illinois University back in the '80s, which I felt was probably a little more interesting than being all, "OMG! I've totally had a crush on you ever since you were in Mr. Show!"
Two songs from last night's radio that I promised to YSI once I sobered up today...

Belle & Sebastian for Eidetaker

Dengue Fever for LipstickThespian

been gone; be'in back now I've been "oop north" working. I was able to check email occasionally, and managed to stop by Metafilter a couple of times, but no MetaChat since November. Has anything changed? :DRead more...
Catching up on my belateds! Late Birthday sweets for pi, mgl and dobbs inside. Somebody bring some ice cream!
Oh my! You know when people have to rename their kittens after they get older? My 8 year old turtle - Graham - just laid eggs.Read more...
Everybody loves Threadless, and Preshrunk too. If you don't, then go ahead and catch up with the rest of the class; we'll wait for you. They love you back, because with Threadless's $10 sale and this coupon code, you can get an amazingly kickass t-shirt for just seven bucks plus shipping! Not even your dog loves you that much.
good people in IRC found these for you to watch Read more...
So, I met my main lady tonight, and she's just as cute and perky in person as on TV. She signed my book and my autograph jacket. She was impressed by the Metallica signatures and signed it "Rock 'em & Chop 'em, Rachel Ray." I stood there, gibbered and tried to think of something witty to say and failed. But it's all good.

05 May 2006

Non-pirating DVD copying and burning question My friends and I just completed a silly short film for a 48 hour film competition. We have 1 DVD, and 8 people who want a copy. Does anyone know of a good free app to rip and burn the original?
Seattle Bunnyhaids: Who's Up for Comedy Saturday Night? Read more...
Holy shit. I just watched the best low-budget movie ever. IT IS SO GOOD.Read more...
It's oh so quiet... and therefore time to fire up the radio. BP Radio starts right now.
never plant chamelon plant
IRC! Or else.
THIS IS A SHOUTING THREAD! Read more...
OMG Bunny!! Because after all, bunnies love to read and they love pictures of other bunnies.
Uzumaki The Japanese comic books that inspired one of my favorite Japanese movies are being issued here in the United States.

This makes my weekend.
Fiddlesticks! Susan Polk's expert witness, the self-employed pathologist, has somehow lost his notes on his autopsy-in-abstentia (from which he concluded that Polk's husband died from heart failure, not the 27 stab wounds Polk is on trial for). No notes means no cross-examination by the prosecution -- a violation of the trial procedure. The pathologist believes he might have left the notes on the airplane, or maybe the maid took them from his hotel room. Or maybe he forgot them altogether and left them at home. The problem? No one is home but the dog.

Court's adjourned for the weekend.
In need of music. I'm in the lab, but I forgot to bring any CDs. I need music download/streaming sites. Read more...
They are made out of meat --video of the famous short story (7 minutes, youtube)
I know this won't be interesting to anyone else (except weretable, maybe), but... Read more...
I wanna play!
sexypop What's the sexiest pop evar?Read more...
Children of the Sun see your time has just begun... Read more...
So, metachat, what are you doing this weekend? Read more...
Help Me! I'm drowing in bounceback spam! Needless to say, none of the spam originated with me but some jerk is using one of my email addresses as the reply to email and I'm getting literally hundreds of bounceback emails a day telling me "my message" didn't go through.

Is there anything I can do to stop this or will it just stop on its own eventually and I have to deal with it?
Six Million Dollar Man, RIP (the real one, not Lee Majors)
Hi Bunny, I'm hoo-oome ... Read more...
How to help a friend going through a divorce? Read more...
Han Shot First! Finally, LucasFilm gets its head out of its asteroid.
Oh Mon Dieu! Lapin Amour with a William Wegman twist.
Literally.
What's tickled your fancy lately? Read more...
Just to spite dodgygeezer Read more...
Bump! Rachel Ray at the Union Square Barnes & Noble, 7pm tonight. I'll be bringing my famous autograph jacket. and a bib.
Thank you PopBitch! Once again, a great link, this time a youtube video from 1985!Read more...
Photo Friday Cinco de Mayo, 2006: "How scary is your closet?", suggested by taz. Show us your closets! Come out of the closet. Go into the closet. Dance in the closet. Whatever, but take photos.
Relocation update. So I'm in Darwin and I've started my job, which looks cool. I have to create a thematic vegetation map of a crocodile infested swamp. Read more...
Excercise Your Music Muscle? This was discussed somewhere in the Mefiverse but I can't seem to find it.Read more...
Cinco de Mayo. From Liz Phair (the "good era").

04 May 2006

Rubber Johnny. Weird and possibly NSFW.
Freakin' ELizard and shit, man..... Read more...
heartbreak If you dumped someone, why did you do it. Please tell me if you're male or female. And tell me, tell me please if the truth is that men replace and women grieve.
non.lame.sci.fi I recently finished watching the second (New) Battlestar Galactica season, and am jonesing bad for high-quality, plot-driven, non-silly-putty or -reverse-the-flux-capacitator-captain! -type scifi tv.
While I know there is nothing half as good as BG, problably not even one fourth as good, is there anything halfway decent I should be downloading?
Do you need an active phoneline to use dsl? I'm thinking about cancelling my landline service but if I need it for the dsl connection then that's a problem. If memory serves me correctly I should be ok, but I thought I'd ask.
Oakland Metafilter meetup argh!Read more...
Eine Kleine N@musik reprise. Or resumed, rather. Different stuff for now.
IRC it. IRC it good. I'm lonely over here!
post by: SassHat at: 19:05
Can somebody tell me why Starbucks feels the need to have a tip jar in the drive thru window????
meeting crispin glover I am going to see Crispin Glover tonight. When I meet him, what should I say? My best bet so far is "you were great in Lethal Weapon." What says you?
Tonight, I confront my anal roommate about the fact that we're driving each other crazy. Any tips?
Lily Allen is going to be huge very very soon.
Mechas trails
Ways to ruin your little sister's birthday party Read more...
Susan Polk Trial, Thursday Edition: "Self-employed pathologist" testifies for the defense, says Susan Polk's husband died from heart failure (his heart was a "time bomb"!), not from the 27 stab wounds she inflicted.

Also, Polk's mother is ejected from the courtroom for being noisy. (Yesterday, Polk and her son, who was testifying on her behalf, were both ejected as well.)

Stay tuned!
And now it's Jews for Jesus outside the Zen Center. I don't get it. Read more...
Do you have a shameful love affair with America's Next Top Model? Or is it just me?Read more...
Walk into the store with a pocket full of nickels... I just bought a block of cheese using only .50 SEK coins (50 öre). The cheese went for 40 SEK (that's 5.45452 USD according to xe.com), so there was a whole lot of counting going on. In my defence: The store was practically empty, they had two registers open and I counted the money beforehand.
How are you with coins? Do you, like me, let your small change pile up in a jar?
Where does the phrase, "I just vomited a little in my mouth" come from? I seem to be hearing it everywhere all of a sudden.
anxiety, bleh. Had the worst day at work in a long time. came home shaking and in shock... very sensitive to cold, too. I think some cognitive-behavioral therapy is in order. any UKians know what the terrain is for this around here?
Radio Mecha - Music Box (try try again) Ah, here we go. African and African-inspired music to wrap up my workday. Won't you join me?
post by: box at: 14:32 | 3 comments
MeFiComp is Really Happening , and at least four bunnies made the final cut! There may be more, but I'm not sure I know who-all's a bunny. Congrats to Jimbob, MelissaMay, and IRFH! Way to reprazent.
Fishy feet... Mmm...!!!
ok lemme ax you this... how 'bout a hot dog cart?
Can't Get This Friggin' Jingle Outta My Cabeza! "Ho-ho-ho...Green Giant."
How many pelvic exams is too many? I'll tell you how many. Read more...
Radio Mecha - Music Box It's a rainy, relaxing workday, so I thought I'd play some music. Afrobeat and dub reggae, mostly.
post by: box at: 12:39 | 3 comments
Essexjan Update I got an email from a pal of essexjan's, who said her operation went well and she'll be returning to her home tomorrow. She's sleeping now.
Can anyone verify whether or not the New York Times article about Kaavya Viswanathan (which mentions MetaFilter) actually appeared in the printed paper?Read more...
Holy Shit. He posts among us.... Remember that thread I posted about that..guy...who sent me a message on Lava? Well, he's heeeeeere. And posting in threads where he's been mentioned.
I like soup. The sky looks blue. I hate my job. I used the word "dandle" the other night. How about you?
I just accidentaly slammed my middle finger between the armrest of my chair and the side of my desk. It hurt like a motherfucker. And that's my favorite finger, dammit. And I've been working on Billy Vaughan reissues all morning. Oh, well, here's a song. and here's another. They have little in common except I like them both.
We have a birthday today. For real. It's mygothlaundry! She's turning 29! Say nice things to her!
Bizarre bunnybird behavior. What the hell are these birdbrains trying to do?Read more...
Maybe we should spend our retirement? Read more...
For some reason my laptop's F key has become stuck. FFF. Why, oh lord, why?Read more...
The tabloids are killing me! I've gone soft. So soft that I can no longer skim the tabloids without crying. Help!Read more...
What music would you choose for your funeral? Serious and not-so-serious choices.Read more...
My cat had 1½ inches of his intestine removed : ( Read more...
What are some good books on economics? Read more...
Nerds Rejoice! Glad to see that I no longer need to cling to my LD copies. Read more...

03 May 2006

Hit with a tsunami wave of ennui in the frozen aisle at Trader Joe's. Read more...
Lost nerds... Read more...
FUCK THE WORLD! (thanks to a fellow mechazenette who shall remain nameless)
pieisexactlythree warning: embedded loud sound
OMFG! NO more kissing things! Please. Be nice. Post anything to disperse the sorrow.

I am sad tonight. I am trying to block this mental image of someone kissing someone else. And doing romantic gestures. As we speak.
What does "booty cheese" mean? Read more...
AskMecha: What to do when your webhost folds? It seems that everyone who was hosted by Blogomania is up a certain unpleasant creek sans paddle, including moi.Read more...
Speaking of penises , or penes if you prefer, what is the typical ratio of the volumes of an adult male's fully flaccid penis to his fully erect penis?Read more...
Feared up. Read more...
Photo Friday is coming up! 2006-05-05: "How scary is your closet?", suggested by taz, is the theme. This one sounds fun. Thaw your cameras. Warm up your eyes. (Btw, I thought last week's "Absolute Meaningless Pictures" was BRILLIANT!)
Penises. Sky-blue penises with clouds on them…
I was SOOO drunk I was totally like, "autocollapse". Any other web development/programming slang creeps into your daily vocab? class equals awesome!
Update from the weirdest murder trial ever: Smirking, smiling, spanking, handcuffs, and older women. (Previous synopsis.)
A question for all of those who drive to work... Read more...
Have you stopped reading comments in the blue? Why? When?
How many times do the phone-answering folks at a practice need to prove themselves incompetant before I should write off visiting a new doctor?Read more...
I don't quite know where to put this, and it definitely doesn't deserve its own thread. Take a look.
Hermaphroditic Connectors A photo essay about the proliferation of connectors used in consumer electronics. Would doing away with sex result in greater user satisfaction?
So close Statistics Canada, so close... Hey, cool, I can fill out the 2006 census on-line.Read more...
Thank you! Thanks so much to seanyboy for the very kind gift from my wish list, ordered and sent to me a month ago when I was feeling quite bad. And thanks to everyone for making metachat such a kind and loving place.
After all I really love you. Yes, you! For all the bunnies, be you dudes or ladies. (YSI as requested by wimpdork and others)
post by: kyleg at: 13:26
Radio Mecha - Music Box Per initapplette's request, I'm playing some songs--first Thelonious Monk, now the Breakestra, next I'm not sure what. Please listen, if you're so inclined.
post by: box at: 13:05 | 4 comments
HELP I accidently pressed some combination of keys on my PC that made website text really big in IE. What did I do??? And how do I fix it??
What are your favorite romantic gestures? What has a significant other (or aspiring significant other) done that has melted your heart?
Major (8.1) earthquake has hit the Tonga Islands. A Tsunami warning has been issued for Fiji and New Zealand. The quake hit a couple of hours ago, and a tsunami, should it occur, could hit Fiji as soon as... well, already, and New Zealand in another hour. (Here's the current Greenwich Mean Time for reference, and here's the Google news update page)
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Radio MeCha today? Pleeeease? Like now? I have a pile of WWII-era Cyrillic-script books on my desk that need to be transliterated and cataloged. Anyone feel like providing musical inspiration?
What to do with all this free time in Toronto this summer? Read more...
And, I dedicate this song to you! Actually, I dedicate this to the ladies of mecha (the title sorta exludes the dudes)Read more...
What are you wearing today? Read more...
Frogger. (YouTube video, SFW.)
I dedicate this song to you. Read more...
Shameless vanity post or inherently worthwhile link? You decide. I didn't think this was quite MeFi calibre, but it's damn close.
See, we're already all about the bunnyhugs and whuffles.
I guess we're just evolved or something.
Boston meetup! It done been called! Who's in, and what's your preference on day?
Normally I think selling your art is fine, but... I have to say, this weirded me out a bit. Keith Haring stencils at Home Depot?Read more...
OMG Cygnets! Read more...
Thanks for the wishlist items! Two fabulous bunnies (I know who one is, the other, despite knowing who some of her ancestors are, is a mystery to me) sent me items from my wishlist. Stanley Bros and Roscoe Holcomb YSIs inside.Read more...
OMG FINISHED PAPER!!! at 7 am. It was due last night at seven PM. Read more...
Dualism in news reporting Read more...
no cavities! Read more...
Metachat Craft Ring Read more...

02 May 2006

Is it just me or is YSI slow today?
BAAAOOOOWH! The future of rockandroll.
So, me and Pips, and the Wino and Lola and Hugh go out for beersRead more...
Cognac for women. WTF? I guess it makes as much sense as Men's Pocky.
DUDES: tell me where to get the fuck out of town for the weekend. Read more...
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trashEd A show we're doing about unnecessary packaging. I never knew how many words begin with the letter 'e' until I made this for our show sign. Can't wait to see the other letters.
Guess who's back? Read more...
FNORD (warning: myspace link) Somehow, the notion of RAW being on myspace makes complete sense.
Double-stick tape is highly underrated.
EudoraFilter OK I have tried everthing and I can't seem to find the definitive authoritative answer to this:Read more...
I miss you all rather a bit. In your honor, I've done jack sh*t for the past hour.Read more...
Status Update Read more...
Best Real Life Nicknames? Read more...
I realize that I always seem to be complaining... Read more...
NERVOUS nervous oh god nervous i am effing nervous. about to see the girl. about meaning in like four hours but still the nerves are shot and the pulse is solidly in the anaerobic zone.

jayzus this hasn't happened since high school. and i'm 25!
jesucristo.
Do they teach architects/engineers to write like this? (Hi Speck!) I just received engineered drawings for a project I'm coordinating at work and they had a COMPUTER FONT that looks just like architect writing! Wow. So, um, what's the font called?
Alan Chin Hearts Weddings (and he also took some heartbreaking Katrina images). More images here
Tell Me Three Things That Are On Your Mind Read more...
In 20 minutes, We have a company-wide meetingRead more...
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