Friday, May 30, 2008

Uncontacted tribe found in the Amazon, photographed

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This post was deleted for the following reason: earlier today -- cortex

posted by drea

Politics and...baseball?

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This post was deleted for the following reason: yeah pretty much should go in yesterday's thread -- jessamyn

posted by HighTechUnderpants

Thursday, May 29, 2008

RIP Harvey Korman, 1927-2008

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This post was deleted for the following reason: by a hair -- cortex

posted by cerebus19

Yellow good. Red bad.

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This post was deleted for the following reason: posted a few days back -- mathowie

posted by afx237vi

WW2 vet pwns wingnut blogger

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This post was deleted for the following reason: over the top editorializing undermines the general righteousness of this post. -- jessamyn

posted by Artifice_Eternity

Bush Guilty of Treason?

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This post was deleted for the following reason: You know, we've been over this before. -- cortex

posted by commonmedia

Wednesday, May 28, 2008

A world made round

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This post was deleted for the following reason: wow, zero to fucked in like five comments. nice work, team. -- jessamyn

posted by humanfont

Tuesday, May 27, 2008

From Acute Lead Poisoning to Zorro Belly

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This post was deleted for the following reason: I liked this better when dios posted it. -- cortex

posted by wendell

"A tip of hat to a class act."

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This post was deleted for the following reason: RIP, RIP Sydney Pollack. -- cortex

posted by allkindsoftime

A Helping Hand

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This post was deleted for the following reason: posted previously -- jessamyn

posted by [NOT HERMITOSIS-IST]

Monday, May 26, 2008

New Collarless Cat Flap

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This post was deleted for the following reason: Oh, you better believe posting your clients' sites gets a paddlin' -- mathowie

posted by winsoar

click on any body part for it's exercises with sound

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This post was deleted for the following reason: So after you stumbled upon this site, you were all "whoopsy daisy!" and fell down and accidentally got your identifying info all over its whois entry? Hmmm, maybe not. -- cortex

posted by democrat69

Sunday, May 25, 2008

Australian Man loses $700,000 football bet

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This post was deleted for the following reason: This is a really, really thin-content blog post that also happens to be stumping the same flash game you posted to five days ago. What the heck? -- cortex

posted by destinyland

The Last Roundup

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This post was deleted for the following reason: previously -- jessamyn

posted by psmealey

Pork & Beans

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This post was deleted for the following reason: posted previously, prior WIN. -- jessamyn

posted by XQUZYPHYR

Avoid Kenneth Lamar Noid

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This post was deleted for the following reason: WHAT PART OF "AVOID" WAS UNCLEAR? -- cortex

posted by blasdelf

Saturday, May 24, 2008

Freeman Dyson "Nails" the Heart of the Global Warming Debate

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This post was deleted for the following reason: Dyson's review may well be interesting, but this is a really weirdly personalized, GYOBish post, and trying to explicitly steer the conversation like you are here is kind of missing the point. -- cortex

posted by yazi

Friday, May 23, 2008

Will No One Rid Me of This Meddlesome Presidential Candidate?

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This post was deleted for the following reason: It was a pretty dumb choice of words, but isn't exactly post material. -- cortex

posted by kirkaracha

For the Internet's Eyes Only

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This post was deleted for the following reason: Recently. Now if it was Elliott Gould talking about, like, the nearly-biological impulse to hit Donald Sutherland on the set of M*A*S*H, we'd be on to something. -- cortex

posted by Toekneesan

Wah wah whaaaaaaaat???

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This post was deleted for the following reason: this would probably be better in the existing thread or as a less screedy sounding post - really the topic of NSFW art + kids etc doesn't need to be done every day on MeFi. -- jessamyn

posted by strawberryviagra

Poor mans version of a Mac (Hey, at at least it works)

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This post was deleted for the following reason: First link is AWOL and the rest are kinda thin. This feels kinda like you got lost on the way to Slashdot, honestly. -- cortex

posted by MikeonTV

Thursday, May 22, 2008

He took a Polaroid Every Day, Until the Day He Died.

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This post was deleted for the following reason: double exposure -- mathowie

posted by fixedgear

I Kinda Feel Your Pain

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This post was deleted for the following reason: Condolences, but this kind of a weird and not-really-great collection of links. -- cortex

posted by Xurando

Drop Dead, Gorgeous

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This post was deleted for the following reason: Wow, people hate this. -- cortex

posted by netbros

Wednesday, May 21, 2008

Deployments, Homecomings, Changes

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This post was deleted for the following reason: The TLC link is just padding, and the real link is basically a press release. There's not a whole lot of there there, snarky "ruining" tag besides. -- cortex

posted by gman

I knew that motherfucker before he wore shoes!

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This post was deleted for the following reason: People seem to be dealing with it by flagging it a lot and saying it's tired. -- cortex

posted by dersins

I Get Back Up

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This post was deleted for the following reason: kinda sucks as a webgame flash thing -- mathowie

posted by netbros

Tuesday, May 20, 2008

The Beethoven Theory

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This post was deleted for the following reason: I'd love to say "i lol'd" but this is a one-off non-sexy non-secret -- jessamyn

posted by jonson

Bitch Ain't Even Cold!

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This post was deleted for the following reason: This seems like pretty meh execution of what could in an alternate universe be fairly an entertaining idea. -- cortex

posted by Dormant Gorilla

The Giant Holes That Devoured Everything Around Them

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This post was deleted for the following reason: this is a sketch looking spammy post to a site that is run by a friend of yours. You can't do this here. -- jessamyn

posted by MikeonTV

The speediest browser so far

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This post was deleted for the following reason: I sort of think that maybe we need more than a good release candidate to be all OMG FIREFOX about all of this. -- jessamyn

posted by maxyRO

Internet Panhandling?

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This post was deleted for the following reason: Blog with one post asking for money? This is an easy one. -- vacapinta

posted by Raynyn

portraits of the dying

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This post was deleted for the following reason: Before. After. -- vacapinta

posted by Rumple

Militarization of Consumer Companies

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This post was deleted for the following reason: You kinda veered off into Yourownblogsville here. -- cortex

posted by five fresh fish

Monday, May 19, 2008

Pre Paid Legal Opportunity

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This post was deleted for the following reason: Lady, I Amway ahead of you. -- cortex

posted by interchangez

Sunday, May 18, 2008

50 helpful kitchen tips.

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This post was deleted for the following reason: Man, somebody in bed with this site actually self-linked a week or two ago. Bleh. -- cortex

posted by Brandon Blatcher

Retro arcade shooter with a modern twist.

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This post was deleted for the following reason: self-link, banned -- mathowie

posted by dombruno

Crossing Borders with Laptops and PDAs

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This post was deleted for the following reason: kind of old news, a bit too much like a personal blog post for mefi -- mathowie

posted by appleyar

The magician turned the wale into a flower.

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This post was deleted for the following reason: It looks like we have triplets! -- vacapinta

posted by shakespeherian

Saturday, May 17, 2008

Eastenders Gorilla Remix

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This post was deleted for the following reason: blippy offshoot of old meme that's been done here -- cortex

posted by Arnolfini

Friday, May 16, 2008

Ignorance Is Never In Short Supply

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This post was deleted for the following reason: It's great that these guys managed to find the racially-charged soundbites they were clearly hunting for, but this doesn't seem like really great reporting. And why throw a personal jab at WV into a post? -- cortex

posted by chuckdarwin

Astroturf Alert

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This post was deleted for the following reason: Your writeup is sort of weirdly bloggy and your links are just to a couple of sites that, in principle, don't deserve links. This might be an interesting story, but it's not a good post. -- cortex

posted by brendan66

Primary election blues

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This post was deleted for the following reason: don't do this here. -- jessamyn

posted by semmi

Thursday, May 15, 2008

It's a bird... It's a plane... No, it's a guy with a jetpack!

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This post was deleted for the following reason: Yeah, I'm not sure we need another post at this point just to remind us that jetpack guy continues to be jetpack guy. -- cortex

posted by quin

Smart doggy

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This post was deleted for the following reason: twoof -- cortex

posted by ramix

California Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage

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This post was deleted for the following reason: Slightly less rushed second post gets to stay. -- cortex

posted by rxrfrx

more wtf.

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This post was deleted for the following reason: This really is pretty much just updatefilter. -- cortex

posted by allkindsoftime

Wonderland.

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This post was deleted for the following reason: Next up: short film adaptations of Marmaduke strips, as performed by Michael Wonderlandau. -- cortex

posted by chunking express

A 21st century odyssey.

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This post was deleted for the following reason: I don't think posting a donation story is a good post to mefi. -- mathowie

posted by markkraft

Project Prostitute

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This post was deleted for the following reason: previously prostituted -- jessamyn

posted by carsonb

It's fun to do bad things

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This post was deleted for the following reason: For god's sake, why would we need another post about this kid? -- cortex

posted by Inspector.Gadget

Gracious Departure

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This post was deleted for the following reason: This kind of seems like an excuse for sports chatter more than anything like an actual good post. -- cortex

posted by netbros

Wednesday, May 14, 2008

It's a bird, it's a plane... it's...

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This post was deleted for the following reason: posted previously -- mathowie

posted by Zinger

It's Like That Scene in "Big"... Only With Hookers

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This post was deleted for the following reason: Real or not, this is a tiny little news-of-the-weird blurb. -- cortex

posted by vertigo25

The Monster Engine

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This post was deleted for the following reason: Great stuff, but a double. -- cortex

posted by jack_mo

Brilliant Women

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This post was deleted for the following reason: Restocking. -- cortex

posted by paduasoy

Tuesday, May 13, 2008

mutant graffiti

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This post was deleted for the following reason: graffitwo -- cortex

posted by dhruva

she's so fat she puts mayonnaise on aspirin.

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This post was deleted for the following reason: ba dum ksshhh -- cortex

posted by allkindsoftime

The Last Stand 2

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This post was deleted for the following reason: The tattoo is in German. It means "thee, spammer, thee". -- cortex

posted by game2

Checks and balance sheets

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This post was deleted for the following reason: This is something to stick on your own blog; it's really not a good post for metafilter. -- cortex

posted by johannahdeschanel

Chocolate chip cookies, Alaska, Polio vaccines, The Golden Gate Bridge, Spam...

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This post was deleted for the following reason: It's a cute site, but it's kind of a nightmare as thread fodder goes. -- cortex

posted by XQUZYPHYR

Monday, May 12, 2008

Reasons and Methods of Natural Detox

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This post was deleted for the following reason: man who got all these self-linky toxins all over the front page dang -- cortex

posted by ratla

Spange?

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This post was deleted for the following reason: Apparently also taking cues from all the other goddam self-linkers we have to deal with. Spamming for charity is still spamming. -- cortex

posted by Inversehelix

I believe there is a lesson to be learned here

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This post was deleted for the following reason: poster's request -- jessamyn

posted by Lord_Pall

Hillary's Downfall

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This post was deleted for the following reason: auto-godwinned. -- jessamyn

posted by wehrlebyrd

10 Examples Of How To Ruin A Picture

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This post was deleted for the following reason: sort of seen it before. -- jessamyn

posted by Jacqueline

Backflip into jeans

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This post was deleted for the following reason: deleted viral triple -- jessamyn

posted by Kraftmatic Adjustable Cheese

Sunday, May 11, 2008

To Save Endangered Species, Create Demand by Eating Them

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This post was deleted for the following reason: This was covered last month. That one didn't have any self-links in it, either. -- cortex

posted by JD Rucker

THE HARDER THEY COME

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This post was deleted for the following reason: This is not a good post. -- cortex

posted by motownoni

To would-be Thespians everywhere...

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This post was deleted for the following reason: umors that this post would be hard to kill are belied by it being under siege and clearly marked for death. [presses kill switch] -- cortex

posted by somnambulist

Saturday, May 10, 2008

Aren't we just moving our own crap around?

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This post was deleted for the following reason: Technically, this is a subprime mortgage seconder. -- cortex

posted by desjardins

Friday, May 09, 2008

It's opening today.....

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This post was deleted for the following reason: We really don't need another FPP to confirm that a movie that you predicted would be poorly received in a previous FPP is, in fact, being poorly received. -- cortex

posted by metasonix

Herd instincts

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This post was deleted for the following reason: if you're going for a Clinton post, it needs to be maybe something a little more meaty than this? -- jessamyn

posted by preparat

Post-it art

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This post was deleted for the following reason: It looks an awful lot like you've written pseudonymously for zoomdoggle, which makes this pretty much not okay at all. -- cortex -- jessamyn

posted by kristinahoge

23 year old female kidnapped during an undercover police operation

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This post was deleted for the following reason: breaking news stuff meant for CNN's frontpage doesn't make for a good post here -- mathowie

posted by hex1848

Thursday, May 08, 2008

Pants!

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This post was deleted for the following reason: ACK VIRAL AD -- jessamyn

posted by serazin

Mario Music!

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This post was deleted for the following reason: I freakin' hate it when I go to delete a double and some has already snagged like the perfect deletion reason. It's like, hey, thanks, DAD. -- cortex

posted by divabat

The Coming of the Demobamic Party

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This post was deleted for the following reason: um, this is a SLB Obama post that doesn't quote well. -- jessamyn

posted by alms

Wednesday, May 07, 2008

Prof. Indy Jones - at least he keeps the college co-eds attentive and in their seats.

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This post was deleted for the following reason: this is the second single link mcsweeney's post from 2006 and I think we have to draw the line at one. I might prefer to draw the line at zero, but so it goes. -- jessamyn

posted by rokabiri

Aaarrrgh!

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This post was deleted for the following reason: ohhh snaaaaaap -- cortex

posted by Artw

Female Voice Most Attractive at Ovulation

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This post was deleted for the following reason: The real meat her is behind a subscription wall that'll prevent almost everyone from from being able to read it. -- cortex

posted by laminarial

Shared Propulsion Engine

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This post was deleted for the following reason: yeah, no. -- jessamyn

posted by Sully

Reduce, Reuse, Re .... what?

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This post was deleted for the following reason: You're the guy behind at least one of these sites. Goodbye. -- cortex

posted by derami

New Chick Tract

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This post was deleted for the following reason: LOLXIANS - is there anything more to say about this other than "wow wackos are wackos?" -- jessamyn

posted by vertigo25

Dictionaroke

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This post was deleted for the following reason: lalala posted previously lalala. -- jessamyn

posted by Lezzles

Tuesday, May 06, 2008

Cool,old and sick.

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This post was deleted for the following reason: Everybody but metafilter, anyway. One odd-ish photo posted because people are posting it doesn't seem like a real solid foundation. -- cortex

posted by johnny7

Yankees fan kills Red Sox fan

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This post was deleted for the following reason: This is very thin and news-of-the-weird-ish. -- cortex

posted by MNDZ

Monday, May 05, 2008

two for one

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This post was deleted for the following reason: this is not a good post for metafilter. -- jessamyn

posted by plexi

Don't waste your money on magical finger regeneration powder just yet

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This post was deleted for the following reason: The "previously" thread is just a few days old and already has some commentary along these lines. Probably don't need a new post for this. -- cortex

posted by M.C. Lo-Carb!

Has anyone seen my links?

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This post was deleted for the following reason: Weird kinda baiting presentation, the meat link is just a yahoo news writeup of research that isn't as surprising as you've framed it, and a random Korn link to boot? This might be an interesting topic to post about, but this isn't a great post about it. -- cortex

posted by Mastercheddaar

Sunday, May 04, 2008

Is inflation underestimated?

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This post was deleted for the following reason: um, let's do this over tomorrow, salvia and I agree. -- jessamyn

posted by salvia

Saturday, May 03, 2008

The Paula Abdul water bottle was not caused by blacks

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This post was deleted for the following reason: These ruins appear to have been plundered already. -- cortex

posted by Dreamghost

"Everyone Is Someone Else's Weirdo."

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This post was deleted for the following reason: link's not working, try again when maybe it is? -- jessamyn

posted by amyms

Friday, May 02, 2008

It STINKS.

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This post was deleted for the following reason: no good. -- jessamyn

posted by jbickers

Thursday, May 01, 2008

Unbelievable Sportsmanship

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This post was deleted for the following reason: Hers was a home run but yours is just a double. -- cortex

posted by WCityMike

If only my parents had done the same.

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This post was deleted for the following reason: drop me baby one more time -- cortex

posted by zardoz

RIP Oops

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This post was deleted for the following reason: this is really an ungood way to do obitfilter. -- jessamyn

posted by fearfulsymmetry

Dear Mr. Manson, I am thinking of dropping out of school

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This post was deleted for the following reason: previously -- jessamyn

posted by Who_Am_I

Happy May Day!

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This post was deleted for the following reason: Someone beat you to it. Toss this in that thread as a comment? -- cortex

posted by jammy