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    Re: Never Forget

    The best of the series. The terror, anxiety and subsequent relief that it didn't result in a complete bloodbath. And... too much mayonnaise.
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    Re: Scotland & the UK

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-YkLPxQp_y0


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W6vDzf-wSbk

    Interested to see how this will go...
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    Sticky: Re: FYF 2014

    We waited for two hours in the entrance line, and were only able to catch the last 30 secs of Slint's set. Not too happy about that. I can only echo what everyone has already said about the...
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    Re: The Parenting Thread

    Holy crap, yeah, that would generate nightmares.

    I fell out of a moving car when I was 18 mos old. I still remember it. This was back before car seats, or seat belts, even. I remember the door...
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    Sticky: Re: FYF 2014

    Thank you, Cara! One down, 25,000 to go.


    We ate at the Street Food truck last year, too, ahahaha. Really good tacos.
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    Sticky: Re: FYF 2014

    Not to get spammy and all, but Viva Pops is my niece's business, and she makes the most delicious, gourmet organic popsicles/paletas anywhere. For reals. And she is one of the most darling people to...
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    Re: The Parenting Thread

    I've only ever left my kids in the car when going inside to pay cash at a gas station, and you can see them from inside.

    Here in CA, where it's temperate/warm, it can get hot in a car really...
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    Re: Hiking!!

    Dang, footixy, that looks fantastic! What temp was the water? Did you have to fill the tubs and then let them cool, so it was doable for your little one? Or does it flow at a manageable temp? Soaking...
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    Sticky: Re: FYF 2014

    Awesome. I'm always loath to do things like that because motel lots tend to be small, and staying there wouldn't leave room for incoming guests. But since they're giving it the okay...
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    Sticky: Re: FYF 2014

    We're staying at the Vagabond Sat night only, driving back to SD right after the fest on Sunday, which means we can't park in the motel lot after we check out on Sunday day. Are there any free...
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    Sticky: Re: FYF 2014

    Thanks so much for the heads up, Chris!

    This totally makes an otherwise shitty, shitty week soooo much better.
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    Re: Hiking!!

    Mythbusters busted the water bag/pennies thing. Doesn't work. Allegedly, an orange studded with cloves will keep them away, but I've never tried it myself.

    Have fun camping. :)
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    Re: best cell phone/plans

    Thanks for the input.
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    Re: best cell phone/plans

    Anyone here who lives or frequently travels through non-urban areas have experience with a good cell phone carrier? I was going to drop our ATT family plan for much cheaper T-Mobile, but I've been...
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    Re: The Girls Only Thread

    Sixth grade sex education and two older sisters (by 10 years) were the only reasons why I knew what was going on when the time came. They had to wear those belts/pads when they started; I just...
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    Re: The Girls Only Thread

    All I can picture is fumbling around with the book and the wine/tea and the candle when the water gets cold, and then trying to get to the hot water tap without knocking the tray around, splashing...
  17. Re: It Rubs The Lotion On Its Skin: A Thread About Dating

    Absolutely not necessary. Gah, it would make me crazy if someone I just had a couple of casual dates with was texting random shit to me. He would so get cut off at the knees.
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    Re: The Girls Only Thread

    So I'm googling over-the-sink racks for my kitchen, and I also get search results for these things, which totally crack me up:

    http://www.artandartifact.com/graphics/products/regular/PN2972.jpg
    ...
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    Sticky: Re: FYF 2014

    Ahhhh, such a stupid stupid fuck.
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    Sticky: Re: FYF 2014

    No, you're not the seller. So yes, technically, you're not scalping. But when you issue a public declaration that you (meaning you as agent for your friends) are willing to buy at twice face, you're...
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    Sticky: Re: FYF 2014

    Well fuck me. I have a hotel reservation (cancellable, luckily) but no tickets. I wasn't expecting it to sell out so soon, and I've been spending a ton of money on home improvement stuff for the past...
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    Re: Hiking!!

    Thanks (on his behalf). This past weekend was the last of the spring ski season and the first for mountain biking; you could do both if you were so inclined. The hot springs are loosely scattered in...
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    Re: Hiking!!

    http://i723.photobucket.com/albums/ww234/howtodisappear_2009/m4_zps35860085.jpg

    Camping in Mammoth last weekend, hitting the local hot springs, for 1litro's 53rd bday. (We found your favorite hot...
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    Maybe it's a generational thing, but I'm completely floored that a younger relative of mine has notified everyone that her stepchild is dead, via fb post. Don't know any of the particulars, nothing...
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    Re: The Girls Only Thread

    That's why I keep my hair so short - so I don't have to brush it or blow it dry.
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    Re: Coachella Board Members invade Disneyland

    We haven't been in 4 yrs. Even then I thought the price was outrageous. With this new increase, we've pretty much resigned ourselves that we're not going back, save for this: Mickey's Not-So-Scary...
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    Re: The Parenting Thread

    Oh for fuck's sake.
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    Re: The Parenting Thread

    I suspect that most (if not all) of us who got Sweden placed religion last.
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    Sticky: Re: FYF 2014

    So, where's everyone staying? Can't decide whether to be close at the Vagabond Inn, or do a cheap priceline rate at a nice DTLA hotel and metro ride in (would work out to be about the same price in...
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    Re: The Parenting Thread

    My least-like match was... Nigeria, ahaha.
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    Re: The Parenting Thread

    I know everyone is sick to death of endless internet quizzes, but I found this pbs what country shares your parenting values? quiz interesting. My closest match was Sweden, followed by Taiwan and...
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    Re: California Firestorm 2k14

    We've had record-breaking heat all week (second time in as many weeks), in May, a month that is usually cool and overcast. Fire season is all year-round now. Any time of year we have red flag...
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    Sticky: Re: FYF 2014

    This is me.
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    Re: The Default Thread

    A 3br/2ba house in SD for $1300? That should tell her it's not legit (or an absolute hovel) from the get-go. The response from the "Nigerian Missionary" as confirmation was a nice touch, though.
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    Re: California Firestorm 2k14

    AGAIN, NO.
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    Sticky: Re: FYF 2014

    Random prediction: lineup drops Wed May 21 at 9:23 am.

    What do I win if I'm right?
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    Re: California Firestorm 2k14

    NO.
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    Re: California Firestorm 2k14

    These fires? No, not even close. The Cedar Fire is the largest recorded fire in CA - it started in a very remote backcountry area the evening before and had already burned all the way into the city...
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    Re: The Bad Mood Thread

    I've had a really bad cold for a week and I think my head is one giant infection right now -- throat, sinuses, ears, and now my eyes. I have the worst case of pinkeye right now, I'm totally grossing...
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    Sticky: Re: FYF 2014

    So if Exposition Park does turn out to be the venue, are the out-of-towners planning on staying downtown and taking the metro in, or staying closer to the park? The Radisson and the Vagabond Inn seem...
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    Re: The Girls Only Thread

    Oh wow. A hysterectomy. You were hoping to have a child someday, weren't you, Ivy? That cannot be good news to hear on top of all the terrible sorrow of the past few days. :(
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    Re: The Girls Only Thread

    Nice!


    Yes, they drew it. I'm home sick on the couch, and Netflix doesn't stream the original Mothra, so I'm watching Godzilla v. Mothra instead, in honor of the day. Tiny singing twins for the...
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    Re: The Girls Only Thread

    What the girls sent me for Mother's Day:

    http://i723.photobucket.com/albums/ww234/howtodisappear_2009/mothrasday_zps74268f92.jpg

    OMG I <3<3<3 THIS SO MUCH
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    Re: Schoolio's Movie Corner

    YUSSSSS

    And the Arclight here is also going to play the 1954 original on the three days preceding the release, so we'll get to see that on a big screen whoo-hoo! (The eight year-old girl inside me...
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    Re: The Girls Only Thread

    Yeah, at age 51, I don't think conjuring up comparisons to Miley with my hairdo would be such a good thing.
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    Re: The Girls Only Thread

    When my stylist mentioned Miley Cyrus' shaved head, that pretty much drove the idea right out of mine. Short and textured - again - it is.
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    Re: The Girls Only Thread

    Haircut day today. I am seriously thinking about having most of it shaved (instead of textured) really short. I guess I'm feeling nostalgic for my shaved head of years past. I may feel differently...
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    Re: Pappy & Harriet's

    Plus it's only open on specific weekends (unless you arrange for a private session), so if you want to go another time, check the website first. It is pretty trippy. Be advised these new-age-y vortex...
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    Re: Pappy & Harriet's

    Not sure exactly -- maybe 500 or 600?
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    Re: Pappy & Harriet's

    Ahahaha, yeah, the steaks are REALLY good there. Giant. Seriously, order a steak. Unless you're vegan.


    Great venue, you'll have fun. The Integratron and the Noah Purifoy Museum are each about a...
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