I feel 25% bad because one of my best friends just texted a pic of his 30-minute-old baby, and I responded with "JONES BEAT MOORE".
To be fair, my next two texts were, "OH MY GOD, THAT IS A GORGEOUS CHILD, CONGRATULATIONS" and "SORRY, I SHOULD HAVE SENT THE SECOND TEXT FIRST". ‎· Meg Vmeg ‎· 10
Seriously, though, check out the font size: http://www.cnn.com/ ‎· Meg Vmeg
He's forgiven me, and we're talking baby names. ‎· Meg Vmeg ‎· 4
are they good names? ‎· Kendra K
is it a boy baby? How about Doug? ‎· Stephªnℹ︎eCogScℹ︎Lℹ︎brªrℹ︎ªn ‎· 1
The subtle difference between "submit query" and "search".
To me, "submit query" doesn't necessarily connote that I'd get something in return. I might just be sending something to someone, without necessarily getting results. ‎· Mr. Noodle ‎· 3
Which is funny, though. ‎· Meg Vmeg ‎· 1
Hoping @stephenfrancoeur isn't stuck underground somewhere.
he just posted on FB - "Everyone's fine. Our commutes were altered but we're OK." so I'm assuming not. ‎· ellbeecee
Yep, thanks for asking! My morning meetings were cancelled, so I'm still home watching tv news. I'll probably go to work in an hour or so. ‎· Meg Vmeg ‎· 2
I'm so much HAPPIER when it's snowing.
It's annoying, because I'd like to feel more enthusiastic/flexible about where I could live after here. ‎· Meg Vmeg
I cannot BELIEVE that Houston beat us to the first snowfall of the year.
Unsettling as fuck. ‎· Meg Vmeg ‎· 1
^ Likewise. NOT what I was expecting. ‎· Galen Charlton ‎· 2
Dear Roommate, I'm pretty sure it was a bad idea to freeze your pesto into our existing ice cube trays. Love, Meg
This is a thing I have done, but I reserved a couple of old trays for it because the smell seeps into the plastic. ‎· LibSkrat ‎· 1
^ Yay, this was my guess. ‎· Meg Vmeg
The ice tastes like body odor now #incaseyouwerewondering ‎· Meg Vmeg ‎· 8
^ SCIENCE! ‎· Micah ‎· 7
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Someone needs a cataloger...
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I bet lots of quatloos the multiple entry is a whitespace problem. ‎· LibSkrat
Best explanation yet. ‎· Meg Vmeg
And *now* I learned that Cook County's population is larger than that of 28 individual U.S. states.
So it is totally insane that each state gets 2 senators. ‎· Meg Vmeg ‎· 6
It's funny how "Cook County" is only a few letters off from "Cook's Country" and yet they're so different. ‎· Meg Vmeg ‎· 3
The more I work with people younger than me, the more I want to start an old folks' home.
I am increasingly grateful for those who've had to put up with more shit than I have. ‎· Meg Vmeg ‎· 2
I tried to shop at Trader Joe's today. I got half my list in the basket, and then I saw the line, and I just couldn't do it. So I put everything back and left the store. I got a beer and a brisket sandwich in the nightmare hipster food court that's adjacent to TJ, and decided to try again. I got half my list in the basket, then I saw the line (it was even longer). Put everything back, and went home.
Plus, their holiday music is THE WORST. ‎· Meg Vmeg
@cogscilibrarian: there were lots of candy cane joe-joes at my closest TJs this Sunday. And when I go, I make a point of going before 9 on a Sunday, and rarely is there a line. ‎· ellbeecee ‎· 2
Has anyone had success making yogurt in their Instant Pot? What recipe do you follow?
the newest instant pots are 10-in-one ... with a program for that. I'm interested to hear, too, because I was wondering if you could bring the milk up to the requisite 180 in the pot and then keep at the 110 or whatever for however many hours. I'm getting one for Christmas and I'd like to save the step of the stove, pan, thermometer. ‎· Christina Pikas
Oh, the other thing to remember (I was reminded when I started mine up to boil just now): If you make aromatic foods (I do a lot of dishes with garlic and onions), you'll be well served to have a silicone seal on hand that you use for non-aromatic foods, like yogurt. ‎· ellbeecee ‎· 2
TIL California only has 58 counties.
Whoa. Ohio has 88. ‎· Anna C.
Looks like their power varies regionally: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/County_(United_States)#Scope_of... ‎· Meg Vmeg ‎· 1
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I had a meeting with a Canadian, and now I sound like a Canadian.
Assimilation can take as little as 30 seconds. ‎· Micah ‎· 10
Anglo Montrealers like @jambina and I have our own quirks even within the larger sphere of Canadian English: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quebec_English (And more: http://www.montrealgazette.com/news/accent/index.html) ‎· John Dupuis ‎· 3
For the record, my next guess is Ira Glass.
Popping some benadryl at 1am, so that the ORAL HIVES might subside a bit. Let me say that again, to share the discomfort: ORAL HIVES.
:((( I hope the Benadryl kicks in soon. ‎· Spidra Webster
Did you chew watermelon hubba bubba? That always gives me oral hives. ‎· Kendra K
Is anyone playing the new Animal Crossing? If so, I'll create a Nintendo ID so we can be friends.
Sort of, but I got irritated by the tutorial. It’s linked to my Nintendo ID, which is my usual user name ‎· ellbeecee
Also, assuming you mean the one for iOS/Android, not for a console ‎· ellbeecee
Yep, that one. I will look for you, once I figure out how to do that! ‎· Meg Vmeg
What's your favorite airport and why?
Charles de Gaulle, because it means I'm in Paris. Though by any rational analysis it's a confusing mess. ‎· John Dupuis ‎· 6
any airport that is small and you don't have to spend ages esiting for your luggage, getting through customs etc. berlin's tegel for example. ‎· grizabella ‎· 3
Multiple gin and tonics while running Malwarebytes and CCleaner on my aunt's PC.
She used Juno dial-up until August, when her decades-old computer died, but now her new computer with broadband has "gotten slow" :| ‎· Meg Vmeg ‎· 1
Grr. That’s a tough spot. Calls for another tonic to figure out. ‎· Micah ‎· 4
Thankful for family who don't discuss politics because we all agree. Counterintuitively enough, we also agree to have Thanksgiving dinner a day late, so we can focus on football (and pie-making) today.
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We have our big dinner 1-2 days late every year, too! ‎· lris ‎· 2
The episode we watched last night was VERY reminiscent of Mad Men: http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0559760/ ‎· Meg Vmeg
Yum
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Fried mush was postponed til "white syrup" (Karo) could be obtained. ‎· Meg Vmeg ‎· 2
Glorious
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TIL the Cincinnati airport is in Kentucky.
It took a second for me to remember that not everyone grew up with Delta as THE AIRLINE you flew. And out of Chattanooga, you went to Atlanta or Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky, and learned things like this. So my mental "well of course it is" isn't an appropriate response. ‎· ellbeecee ‎· 1
It cheers me that the airport code makes sense now. ‎· Meg Vmeg
I did not know that. I did know that other Ohioans call the area around Cincinnati "Cincitucky", though. ‎· Spidra Webster
i knew this! many moons ago i was visiting my BF who lived in VA and changed planes there. I didn't know before that though. ‎· holly
What is your anti-flea regimen like? How effective is it?
I have removed the Red Hot Chili Peppers from my Spotify playlists. It's mostly worked. ‎· Stephen Francoeur ‎· 17
We just discovered a pill called Capstar from the vet (https://www.amazon.com/Capstar-Flea-Tablets-Dogs-Count/dp/B00...) I'm hoping that this pill, plus 2-3 administrations of Frontline will do the trick. Plus a weekly vacuum that's about to kill my arms ‎· Stephªnℹ︎eCogScℹ︎Lℹ︎brªrℹ︎ªn
I went to this mall in Australia, and then I started getting email from one of their stores, and now I'm getting email from a union that is angry with the mall. And I don't know how this happened? I can't tell if it's just a weird coincidence. My phone was in airplane mode, because I was in Australia, though I might have had wifi turned on. The phone account is under my sister's email address, though, and the phone company has never emailed me before.
It is creeping me out. ‎· Meg Vmeg ‎· 1
that is super creepy. ‎· holly
O.o ‎· lris
Yowzers. ‎· Micah
Mangle smile
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reverse-video half-stache! I like it. ‎· LibSkrat ‎· 1
<3 ‎· Pixie