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    Re: Questions for the People of Los Angeles

    You people suck.

    We had hot dogs and tater tots and floats at Meea's. Hot dogs weren't bad, but liked the chili cheese tater tots best. See what happens when you people don't offer suggestions?...
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    Re: Questions for the People of Los Angeles

    Help me out here people: we're in Eagle Rock at the moment and I'm not familiar with the area at all - where's the best eats? Answer quickly 'cause we're hungry.
  3. Re: Is there a television buying guide thread?

    Bought a budget vizio m50-c1 4k tv from costco and have been fiddling with the color calibration over the last few days. First we used the settings from rtings.com; color was decent but pale and...
  4. Re: The Office Space Thread II - humanitarian edition

    I know among tech workers, Amazon is notorious for being the "mines" of the tech industry. Terrible, soul-sucking place to work.
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    Re: Google Deep Dream photos

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

    http://i723.photobucket.com/albums/ww234/howtodisappear_2009/deep_zpsu7klv34k.jpg

    Hmmm. At least it's not eyes. I...
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    Re: Google Deep Dream photos

    I gave it a landscape pic I took last weekend. I presume when it's done it'll have eyes plastered all over it.
  7. Re: The Cathode Ray Mission: The Misc. Television Thread

    NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO



    Maybe we'll get lucky and Netflix will pick it up?
  8. Re: The Cathode Ray Mission: The Misc. Television Thread

    Edwyn Collins - A Girl Like You
  9. Re: It Rubs The Lotion On Its Skin: A Thread About Dating

    Update: I messaged him - complete with a couple of photos, I'm not stupid - and he was all for it.

    Before I did, I had also asked the opinion of a male co-worker about the same age as my nephew,...
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    Re: Confessions

    I'm curious what the examination by an independent doctor entailed. Examined for what? Whiteness? Blackness? Mental competency?

    And I suspect removing some of her artworks from the student...
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    Re: The Travel Thread

    Anyone here done Whistler in the summertime? We're taking a day trip up from Vancouver and want to ride the Peak2Peak gondola and do a short day hike. Any recommendations for favorite hikes or other...
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    Re: Confessions

    They don't bleed. They can't. No one without a uterus can. In the comments some of the trans women said that some of them refer to PMS-y mood swings as their period. Others speculated the writer was...
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    Re: Confessions

    This is true.
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    Re: Confessions

    If the women in the trans community are not the ones making these demands, fair enough, I recant my indignation. Perhaps I should reserve it for the men the trans community who, without right or...
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    Re: Confessions

    Really really great op-ed piece from the NYT that touches upon this very thing: What Makes a Woman? I was happy to see this articulated so well. I have no issue with anyone who desires to transition...
  16. Re: It Rubs The Lotion On Its Skin: A Thread About Dating

    Okay, survey says: do it. So I shall. This should be interesting.
  17. Re: It Rubs The Lotion On Its Skin: A Thread About Dating

    He's in his late 20's. She's early 30's. He's the mellow easygoing type, as is she. They both love to surf, so I asked her if maybe arranging for them to meet for a surf session sounded like a good...
  18. Re: It Rubs The Lotion On Its Skin: A Thread About Dating

    I'm going to preface this by saying that I never ever EVER hook up friends/family with other friends because I have zero desire to get involved in other people's love lives - much much safer that...
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    Re: HBO greenlights Game of Thrones!

    I wish Davos would just murder Stannis, though I know that won't happen.

    I was wondering when Dany would have to call up Drogon to fry her enemies, and there it was. At least it ended on a high...
  20. Re: The Cathode Ray Mission: The Misc. Television Thread

    Hannibal is one of the most cinematically beautiful shows ever produced. It's like a work of art. Gorgeous. All the performances are spot on. And Hannibal would be the most perfect man ever (is there...
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    Re: HBO greenlights Game of Thrones!

    Um, that was my favorite episode ever. And I don't know about them but I sure as hell would've been ROWING. HARD.
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    Re: The Default Thread

    She's been cross-dressing since she was six or eight. But I would think it would be very different to hear a name you call yourself, actually being spoken to you on a regular basis all of a sudden....
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    Re: The Default Thread

    I was just thinking for ease of use. 65 years of her name starting with Br...

    I wonder how many times she hasn't responded to someone speaking her new name before she adjusts to the sound of it.
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    Re: The Default Thread

    I thought for sure Bruce was going to change her name to Brynn or Brianna or something along those lines. Didn't see Caitlyn coming. Thank god it doesn't start with a K.
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    2016 Pushcart Prize Winner!
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    Re: The Girls Only Thread

    It's gonna be great! Everyone's invited!

    Edit: daydreaming in cyberspace is dangerous - I could do this forever. C'mon a my house my house
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    Re: The Girls Only Thread

    I've been strenuously avoiding Pinterest for ages because that's all I need --- yet one more internet time-suck. But I finally broke down and instead of doing anything constructive I'm now madly...
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    Re: Confessions

    So happy for you both!:D:D:D:pulse:pulse:pulse
  29. Thread: mad men

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    Re: mad men

    I loved it. I wasn't disappointed in the least. I got the biggest laugh out of seeing Don end up at Esalen and coming up with the idea for the Coke ad. (BTW Esalen was the perfect place for him; he...
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    Re: Help me understand . . .

    The system is not designed with the well being of any individual student in mind, never has been. It's designed to maintain the system.

    Of course it's ridiculous to pass a kid along if they...
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    Re: The Girls Only Thread

    My daughters are 26, but they love Rookie and have followed it since its inception. I know they wish it had existed when they were in middle/high school. And they may be just outside the target demo,...
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    Sticky: Re: FYF 2015

    A couple of years ago, it was just a little over $300 all-in for the two of us (that included a night at the LA Hotel on Priceline). Now it would be double that, not including gas and food etc.

    So...
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    Sticky: Re: FYF 2015

    Booked a room at the Vagabond just in case. We'll see how we feel about it when the lineup drops.
  34. Thread: mad men

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    Re: mad men

    This newest episode made up for the previous (and seriously less than stellar) episodes in this finale season - I was starting to worry a lot, actually. I feel a bit more confident now that they can...
  35. Re: It Rubs The Lotion On Its Skin: A Thread About Dating

    I'm kinda going with the last one.

    For her to bring up that this may be a problem in future must mean that you are citing your encyclopedic or anecdotal musical knowledge at every opportunity, ad...
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    Re: Schoolio's Movie Corner

    Agree on all the above about Ex Machina. Loved it. After it ended, my husband was all "damn that's going to give me nightmares." He jokingly says he's going to get t-shirts printed with the motto...
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    Re: Hiking!!

    It really was an enjoyable trip. We were wholly unfamiliar with the area, and were genuinely surprised with what we found. I mean, who knew it was so pretty out there??? (I presume Los Angelenos...
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    Re: Hiking!!

    Made a trip out to Mt Pinos (8848') in the Los Padres National Forest, just 1/2 hour west of the Grapevine, Frazier Park Mountain Rd exit. It was supposed to be for a mtb video shoot, which was then...
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    Re: The Girls Only Thread

    Like the Columbia Record House of old. Except with clothes. And a lot more expensive. And potentially much more dangerous - could be fun, could be disastrous.
  40. Re: And we miss Coachella, much like the deserts miss the rain.

    I always enjoy watching the webcast. I also enjoy getting things done while I have it on in the background. Yesterday was prep-and-cook-for-the-week day, Coachella style. It was fun.

    We haven't...
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    Re: The 2015 Webcast Viewing Thread

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?t=26&v=1ESJ3fmfmfs
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    Re: The 2015 Webcast Viewing Thread

    Ha. Yeah. That's the way I feel about "Cali" for California, too. Those two things should Never. Ever. Be. Abbreviated. It's undeferential.
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    Re: The 2015 Webcast Viewing Thread

    I forgot about that.
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    Re: The 2015 Webcast Viewing Thread

    Yeah, that's awesome. I was only able to catch a little bit of the stream yesterday.
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    Re: To those with wedding rings/bands

    We don't wear rings at all, but then we've been together for a long time, and felt them to be unnecessary years ago. Newlyweds always feel compelled to show that shit off. ;)

    Leave them at home,...
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    Sticky: Re: FYF 2015

    Well crap.
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    Sticky: Re: FYF 2015

    Gah, has there been any inkling at all lately about the location? Unless the lineup is stellar I'd be loath to go back to Expo Park. Such a bummer the SHP won't be ready until Nov. :/
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    Re: Confessions

    Knowing that you want to to be with someone for the rest of your life is not a ridiculous notion by any standard I'm aware of --- it's as old as the hills. My husband swears to this day that he knew...
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    Re: Confessions

    Ask her. Tomorrow is as good a day as any.
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    Re: Dreams...

    LOLing at my desk
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