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Why did Jessamyn delete her own post?

Just curious.
posted by Gordafarin to MetaFilter-Related at 2:40 AM (186 comments total) 1 user marked this as a favorite

If she doesn't make a meta complaining about an unfair deletion she's missing a golden opportunity.
posted by Poet_Lariat at 2:41 AM on August 1, 2011 [82 favorites]


Just to watch it die?
posted by coriolisdave at 2:56 AM on August 1, 2011 [57 favorites]


Because she could.
posted by infini at 3:02 AM on August 1, 2011 [3 favorites]


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

She is her own reason.
posted by Kirth Gerson at 3:18 AM on August 1, 2011 [25 favorites]


Combined pressure from the Pentagon and the Trilateral Commission?
posted by pracowity at 3:21 AM on August 1, 2011 [20 favorites]


I suspect she is building a second post about octagon houses, having outgrown that one.
posted by tomswift at 3:21 AM on August 1, 2011 [13 favorites]


I contacted mods about that deletion because the reason was missing. I never noticed that Jessamyn was deleting her own post. *facepalm*
posted by marsha56 at 3:26 AM on August 1, 2011 [3 favorites]


If she does make her own meta then she should delete it for being a duplicate.
posted by Joe in Australia at 3:27 AM on August 1, 2011 [5 favorites]


I think she's working on another post on nonagonal houses.
posted by Aizkolari at 3:39 AM on August 1, 2011 [2 favorites]


If she doesn't answer here, can we assume she banned herself for self-linking?
posted by DreamerFi at 3:48 AM on August 1, 2011 [5 favorites]


Jessamyn is clearly tired of Jessamyn's bs.
posted by Brandon Blatcher at 3:48 AM on August 1, 2011 [48 favorites]


So much for asking nicely.
posted by carsonb at 3:58 AM on August 1, 2011


Because you can't post two in a day?
posted by Houstonian at 4:30 AM on August 1, 2011 [1 favorite]


I'm guessing because it would have violated the 24 hour rule. We are only allowed to make 1 fpp every 24 hours, and she had already made one yesterday.
posted by zarq at 4:31 AM on August 1, 2011 [1 favorite]


Heh. Jinx, Houstonian. :)
posted by zarq at 4:32 AM on August 1, 2011


It would have been awesome if cortex had deleted it for violating the 24 hour rule.
posted by Brandon Blatcher at 4:34 AM on August 1, 2011 [13 favorites]


I imagine its more like some sort of samurai thing where you have to punish yourself for transgressions.
posted by biffa at 4:37 AM on August 1, 2011 [4 favorites]


Who ever said that we study every mod movement like under a magnifying glass was wrong, by a factor of 10. We apparently use a microscope.
posted by crunchland at 4:38 AM on August 1, 2011 [11 favorites]


I contacted mods about that deletion because the reason was missing. I never noticed that Jessamyn was deleting her own post. *facepalm*

So, what did they say? You could clear this mystery up right here marsha56.
posted by dubitable at 4:58 AM on August 1, 2011


So there wouldn't be a third day in a row without a MetaTalk thread?
posted by Curious Artificer at 5:05 AM on August 1, 2011 [3 favorites]


So, what did they say?

No response yet.
posted by marsha56 at 5:12 AM on August 1, 2011


It has been [0] days since a work-related accident.
posted by Mick at 5:14 AM on August 1, 2011 [37 favorites]


This answers a question we've contemplated at Metafilter Philosophy (The Mauve... Or is it?). Could a mod create a post they couldn't delete?
posted by drezdn at 5:30 AM on August 1, 2011 [1 favorite]


You IDIOTS - she is trying to tell us something! Why would jessamyn make such a post AND delete it with no specified reason?

Because she didn't have time to type out the reason!

Why not?

Because she was taken - taken UP - at 2:26 AM on August 1, 2011!

Do you mean ... the Rapture???

Yes! And of all the mods, only she was worthy to be taken up to His celestial kingdom!

Zounds! But she left two dashes ... could that mean ... ?

One dash refers undoubtedly to Anil Dash, also beloved of MetaFilter. The other dash is a duplicate, which means that he has been duplicated by Satan, and is the false prophet who is the Beast with seven heads!

And therefore the Christ child is born again and we must seek him out and protect him until the time of tribulation endeth, and yay we must destroy the evil ones with the Spear of Destiny, which shall be delivered unto the Chosen One who must be found WITHIN THIS VERY THREAD???

Naturally!

It all fits!
posted by the quidnunc kid at 5:43 AM on August 1, 2011 [47 favorites]


It all fits!

Impressive. Lazy logic, begging the question, insults -- quite the good rant. The only thing it missed was "sheeple!" but the delivery was excellent.

9.8 technical, 9.9 artistic.
posted by eriko at 5:52 AM on August 1, 2011 [6 favorites]


Self-deletion is the highest of the Blissful States, achieved only rarely and after many years of practise by the greatest of the Enlightened Ones. Ours not to question, merely to contemplate in awe-struck reverence.
posted by Abiezer at 5:59 AM on August 1, 2011 [10 favorites]


No response yet.

Yep, we sleep at night.

I found another thing I wanted to post and made a post about it. I had no idea that, as mods, we could get around all the posting limits [I knew we could get around the MeTa limits]. Was chagrined when I realized I'd posted twice yesterday, my brain's been a little foggy. Immediately deleted it. Will post it again today in a little bit. Should have probably given r_n or cortex an opportunity to get some lulz in but didn't think it through.
posted by jessamyn (staff) at 6:08 AM on August 1, 2011 [10 favorites]


If the deletion lasts more than 4 hours consult a physician.
posted by blue_beetle at 6:09 AM on August 1, 2011 [7 favorites]


More on Orson Fowler at Curious Expeditions.

In a final cruel twist of fate, Fowler’s original octagon house became a death trap when the indoor plumbing backed up and all the renters died of typhoid.

It appears that someone at Curious Expeditions has done some half-baked search and replace on apostrophes.
posted by zamboni at 6:15 AM on August 1, 2011


To access this very special Metafilter Easter Egg, you must first unlock Mod Privileges. Are you a Mod?
"No?"
Then....

Sudo userdel -r Jessamyn
"Aaaaaigh!"

mathowie: "J, when someone asks you if you're a mod, You Say YES!!!!!!"
posted by zarq at 6:20 AM on August 1, 2011 [5 favorites]


Poster's request
posted by overeducated_alligator at 6:20 AM on August 1, 2011 [5 favorites]


So now can we talk about how awesome it was to not have any new metatalk all weekend?
posted by koeselitz at 6:41 AM on August 1, 2011 [2 favorites]


Yep, we sleep at night.

That's a funny way of spelling 'recharging in stasis.'
posted by griphus at 6:43 AM on August 1, 2011 [7 favorites]


Stupid mathowie won't spring for wifi in the hyperbaric chamber.
posted by jessamyn (staff) at 6:43 AM on August 1, 2011 [33 favorites]


Stupid mathowie

Has thread deleted, insults the site owner, crazy rant about "hyperbaric chamber" ... I know where this is going.

No rapture for you, young lady.
posted by the quidnunc kid at 6:48 AM on August 1, 2011 [9 favorites]


Pb should switch the mods from Cold Fusion to PHP, that'll reduce the need for sleep.
posted by Brandon Blatcher at 6:50 AM on August 1, 2011 [4 favorites]


Quick someone post the exact same thing before as can do it! Tag it with YOINK
posted by Potomac Avenue at 6:55 AM on August 1, 2011 [3 favorites]


I've been secretly running my portion of Metafilter off a CLISP implementation on a SPARCstation for a couple years now. Every time I'm slow with a joke it's just because it's not dealing well with high load.
posted by cortex (staff) at 6:58 AM on August 1, 2011 [2 favorites]


Has thread deleted, insults the site owner, crazy rant about "hyperbaric chamber" ... I know where this is going.

Banhammer?
posted by infini at 7:04 AM on August 1, 2011


Cortex, you should add more fiber to your diet.
posted by Brandon Blatcher at 7:04 AM on August 1, 2011 [1 favorite]


"Who ever said that we study every mod movement like under a magnifying glass was wrong, by a factor of 10. We apparently use a microscope."

It reminds me of my old Russian polisci teacher talking about Sovietology, or the overstudy of minute public details to infer USSR political relationships (e.g. "But now the agricultural attache is seated to the left of the interior industrial minister! There must have been a falling out!").
posted by klangklangston at 7:21 AM on August 1, 2011 [3 favorites]


It lives!
posted by jessamyn (staff) at 7:22 AM on August 1, 2011 [3 favorites]


(in VT)

Flagged as self link.
posted by Brandon Blatcher at 7:28 AM on August 1, 2011 [2 favorites]


It's baaack!
posted by lukemeister at 7:33 AM on August 1, 2011


*deletes comment as double*
posted by lukemeister at 7:34 AM on August 1, 2011


Immediately deleted it. --- It was most definitely a "damned if you do, damned if you don't" situation. If you had left it up, I'm sure some sycophant with too much time on their hands would have made a post here, questioning why you got to make two posts within 24 hours.
posted by crunchland at 7:52 AM on August 1, 2011


ooooh sycophant

*sizzle*
posted by infini at 7:53 AM on August 1, 2011


"It lives!"

flagged as double
posted by Eideteker at 7:54 AM on August 1, 2011 [1 favorite]


A maze of octagons, all alike.
posted by The Whelk at 7:59 AM on August 1, 2011


If I was she-who-will-not-be-named, I would be creeped out by how many times my name is mentioned by so many different people in this thread.
posted by Brocktoon at 8:06 AM on August 1, 2011


Right? Now everybody knows who she is!
posted by villanelles at dawn at 8:14 AM on August 1, 2011


If you say her name thirty times into a mirror when you turn around all your blueberries will be gone.
posted by The Whelk at 8:15 AM on August 1, 2011 [6 favorites]


Brocktoon
Brocktoon
Brocktoon
Brocktoon
Brocktoon
Brocktoon
Brocktoon
posted by Brandon Blatcher at 8:19 AM on August 1, 2011


Brock Samson?
posted by The Whelk at 8:23 AM on August 1, 2011


Blast Hardcheese.
posted by griphus at 8:24 AM on August 1, 2011 [6 favorites]


Big McLargehuge
posted by The Whelk at 8:28 AM on August 1, 2011 [7 favorites]


Hello Mr. Soul I dropped by to pick up a reason
For the thought that I caught that my head is the event of the season
Any girl in the world could have easily known me better
She said you're strange, but don't change and I let her

Is it strange I should change
I don't know
Why don't you ask her?
posted by effluvia at 8:35 AM on August 1, 2011 [1 favorite]


*sigh* we're never going to beat the record for most consecutive days without a MeTa post. *

* And I don't even know what that record is.
posted by Melismata at 8:56 AM on August 1, 2011


Bob Johnson. No, wait.
posted by norm at 9:00 AM on August 1, 2011 [1 favorite]


I went to high school with Bob Johnson.

Probably not that Bob Johnson.
posted by slogger at 9:13 AM on August 1, 2011


Bob Johnson: There Can Be Only One
posted by shakespeherian at 9:20 AM on August 1, 2011


I am reminded of the character of the cranky janitor in Paranoia who is using time travel to slowly turn everyone on earth into a copy of himself.
posted by The Whelk at 9:26 AM on August 1, 2011 [1 favorite]


Tall skinny fellow? Prone to eating goldfish?
posted by Ahab at 9:27 AM on August 1, 2011 [1 favorite]


soon all will be Bob.
posted by The Whelk at 9:34 AM on August 1, 2011


Wow, Bob, wow.
posted by shakespeherian at 9:35 AM on August 1, 2011 [3 favorites]


The Whelk: "I am reminded of the character of the cranky janitor in Paranoia who is using time travel to slowly turn everyone on earth into a copy of himself."

I like the Simpsons Toaster version.
posted by zarq at 9:37 AM on August 1, 2011 [2 favorites]


This is indeed a disturbing universe.
posted by The Whelk at 9:38 AM on August 1, 2011 [2 favorites]


What of donuts? What?
posted by shakespeherian at 9:45 AM on August 1, 2011


Bob Johnson: There Can Be Only One

According to Wikipedia, there can be at least 65 of them, including "Robs" and "Roberts" and including the actor who did the voice on the "Your mission, should you decide to accept it" messages at the beginning of each episode of Mission: Impossible, the TV show. In other words, even more than the multiple Jessamyn Wests (heck there is more than one Craig Wittler... names are slippery things).

This thread will self-destruct in 10 seconds...
posted by oneswellfoop at 10:14 AM on August 1, 2011


hmm, no bruce lee or dolly madison jokes, drat.
posted by clavdivs at 10:29 AM on August 1, 2011 [1 favorite]


I've been secretly running my portion of Metafilter off a CLISP implementation on a SPARCstation for a couple years now.

No. I demand a more obscure joke about a system incapable of handling web load. MOER OBSCURE!
posted by GuyZero at 10:38 AM on August 1, 2011 [3 favorites]


If a tree cuts itself down in the woods, is anyone around to create a MetaForest post about it?
posted by supercres at 10:45 AM on August 1, 2011 [2 favorites]


That's what your mom said.
posted by The Whelk at 10:45 AM on August 1, 2011


The only 2 Bruce Lee "joke" I know were told to me by an old English bartender, and they are both a little bit racist.


What is Bruce Lee's favorite drink? WA-TAAAAARR!!!!


On seeing a woman with wearing a thin white blouse:
- "There goes Bruce Lee."
- "huh?"
- "A hard Nip."
posted by Ayn Rand and God at 10:56 AM on August 1, 2011


Ayn Rand and God: " - "A hard Nip.""

It doesn't even make sense, since Lee was born in San Francisco, and was of Chinese descent.
posted by zarq at 11:00 AM on August 1, 2011 [8 favorites]


Racist jokes don't have to make sense. Meanwhile, what do you call a black guy who doesn't know how to parallel park?

An LG frontloading Washer-Dryer combo on sale at Sears.
posted by griphus at 11:10 AM on August 1, 2011 [9 favorites]


Wow, racist jokes. Guess some people want the mods to pay for having the weekend off from Metatalk posts.
posted by koeselitz at 11:14 AM on August 1, 2011 [1 favorite]


koeselitz, why don't you make a metatalk post?

Zarq: It only makes sense if you are ignorant, stereotype people and think Nip is a nice word to be used in polite company.
posted by Ayn Rand and God at 11:21 AM on August 1, 2011 [2 favorites]


Has thread deleted, insults the site owner, crazy rant about "hyperbaric chamber" ... I know where this is going.

Fake marriage to the spawn of Elvis and persistent rumours of pedophilia?
posted by ennui.bz at 11:30 AM on August 1, 2011


No more racist jokes here would be just fine thanks. Know your audience.
posted by jessamyn (staff) at 11:32 AM on August 1, 2011 [7 favorites]


Know your enemy.
posted by The Whelk at 11:38 AM on August 1, 2011


Hey, I'm not racist, but my joke... he's a little old fashioned.
posted by cmoj at 11:42 AM on August 1, 2011


Your audience is my enemy.
posted by Mister_A at 11:42 AM on August 1, 2011


The motto of the first regional performer SWAT team
posted by The Whelk at 11:43 AM on August 1, 2011 [1 favorite]


Do you know why Dolly Madison was better than Jesus?

Both her parents were Virginians.
posted by Ayn Rand and God at 11:54 AM on August 1, 2011 [2 favorites]


The motto of the first regional performer SWAT team

And now, Swan Lake, performed entirely in the medium of beating the shit out of Hank the meth cooker.

(It's a SWAT-ATF co-production.)
posted by griphus at 11:58 AM on August 1, 2011 [1 favorite]


*sigh* we're never going to beat the record for most consecutive days without a MeTa post. *

C'mon, we made it two whole days! I think it's been quite a while since that's happened. (Infodump, anyone?)

I kind of suspect the mods shut MeTa down for the weekend. I was too afraid to test this hypothesis, lest I face the wrath of That Which Does Not Exist. Now we'll never know. Never.
posted by Sys Rq at 12:00 PM on August 1, 2011


(It's a SWAT-ATF co-production.)

ATF? DEA, surely.
posted by Sys Rq at 12:01 PM on August 1, 2011 [1 favorite]


The Whelk: I am reminded of the character of the cranky janitor in Paranoia who is using time travel to slowly turn everyone on earth into a copy of himself.

zarq: I like the Simpsons Toaster version.

I thought that was the Throckmorton Device in On/Over the Edge.
posted by Prince_of_Cups at 12:03 PM on August 1, 2011 [1 favorite]


Yeah, sorry. The ATF is doing a production of Götterdämmerung this year, provided they can get a search warrant.
posted by griphus at 12:05 PM on August 1, 2011 [1 favorite]


The musical numbers will blow you away.
posted by The Whelk at 12:06 PM on August 1, 2011


They're smokin'.
posted by maryr at 12:07 PM on August 1, 2011


She wasn't square with it.
posted by govtdrone at 12:12 PM on August 1, 2011


Hang on - is that Paranoia the Greg Costikyan role-playing game, or am I missing a chuck of culture, here?
posted by running order squabble fest at 12:33 PM on August 1, 2011


I appear to have mixed several RPGs in my head.
posted by The Whelk at 12:35 PM on August 1, 2011


What is Bruce Lee's favorite drink?

That is actually a specific reference to Bruce Lee and not his race or the activity commonly associated with a race. Lee was really quite a stellar actor and was also very knowledgeable at portraying his physicality. Although a Kiai (battle cry) is quite a common thing in martial arts, it is mainly a short exhalation used when striking. There are other martial arts that expand upon using the voice in different ways as distraction, but I've never heard of one that uses it as a flourish like Lee did in his films. Also, I'd be surprised if you can find where Lee took this from, because from what I gather it was his invention and didn't exist until he started using them (at least not to that extent and not until Lee had made an impact). Anytime anyone does a "woohh" or "watahhh" while waving their hands around, they are referencing Bruce Lee.

All that aside, the joke still sounds racist and probably isn't a great one to tell.
posted by P.o.B. at 12:36 PM on August 1, 2011 [2 favorites]


Chuck of culture - is that a thing? Is it like jack of all trades?
posted by Mister_A at 12:38 PM on August 1, 2011


How much culture could chuck consume if chuck could consume culture
posted by The Whelk at 12:39 PM on August 1, 2011


How much chuck can chuck chuck?
posted by P.o.B. at 12:42 PM on August 1, 2011


Or to paraphrase Rodney Dangerfield...

"My significant other gives me no respect. (Loosens tie.). I tell ya, my significant other's favorite position is "back-to-back."
posted by R. Mutt at 12:49 PM on August 1, 2011


You know, a chuck. Like a hunk. It's a cut of beef - neck to ribs. Is this not a phrase on the coasts?
posted by running order squabble fest at 12:54 PM on August 1, 2011


I am Chuck of the Culture. I enjoy getting laid, not dying, and robots.

[That is from the precis of Iain M. Banks's latest project]
posted by Mister_A at 12:56 PM on August 1, 2011 [2 favorites]


Chunk on Hunk is in fact that latest porn fad.
posted by The Whelk at 12:59 PM on August 1, 2011 [1 favorite]


I actually have it on good authority that Jessamyn deleted her post because Chuck Norris hates the octagon.
posted by MuffinMan at 1:04 PM on August 1, 2011


Chunky Monkey is one of my favorite ice creams. There's a new planet of the apes movie coming out soon. Pluto is no longer a planet, just a stupid dog. My dog did number 3 after eating something out of the trash.
posted by Mister_A at 1:05 PM on August 1, 2011


She didn't delete it. She merely unpublished it.
posted by notyou at 1:07 PM on August 1, 2011


Chunk on Hunk is in fact that latest porn fad.

Chunk a chunk a Burnin' Hunk?
posted by P.o.B. at 1:09 PM on August 1, 2011


Chuck Norris can chuck all the Chucks.
posted by deborah at 1:15 PM on August 1, 2011


Wanted to bring this up but didn't want to bother posting a meta or whatnot since it is pretty ancillary. Seems like Holden Karnofsky is back in the news. This time for making waves (no pun intended), at billion dollar hedge fund Bridgewater Associates in 2005. He sent shock waves through the company by telling them the peas in the cafeteria were no damn good.
posted by Ad hominem at 1:22 PM on August 1, 2011 [1 favorite]


My dog did number 3 after eating something out of the trash.
posted by griphus at 1:24 PM on August 1, 2011 [1 favorite]


Ad hominem, that's a crazy story. Had to laugh at "written in a digressive, self-serious style that reads as if Ayn Rand and Deepak Chopra had collaborated on a line of fortune cookies"
posted by epersonae at 2:16 PM on August 1, 2011


We have 104 Octagon houses/structures in Michigan, second only to New York.

I know exactly were this one is.
Great post!
posted by clavdivs at 2:32 PM on August 1, 2011


The sides of the octagon concentrate the eight forces of the universe onto a single point. That's why I never take off my octaghat.
posted by The Whelk at 2:44 PM on August 1, 2011 [3 favorites]


I just hope someone reposts this one.
posted by jeffburdges at 3:02 PM on August 1, 2011


Why did Jessamyn delete her own post?

To get to the other side?
posted by babbyʼ); Drop table users; -- at 3:46 PM on August 1, 2011


Sometimes we must delete posts in order to save them.
posted by The Whelk at 3:48 PM on August 1, 2011


I love that this has been the only MeTa in the since Friday. THANK YOU, PEOPLE!
posted by not_on_display at 3:48 PM on August 1, 2011


It's a long weekend in Canada, thus the quietness in MeTa.
posted by GuyZero at 3:54 PM on August 1, 2011


Canadians only argue on the Internet. It is Cultural.
posted by The Whelk at 3:55 PM on August 1, 2011


I love that this has been the only MeTa in the since Friday. THANK YOU, PEOPLE!

Don't you EVER call us that again.
posted by Brandon Blatcher at 3:58 PM on August 1, 2011


We're the opposite of people!
posted by The Whelk at 3:58 PM on August 1, 2011 [1 favorite]


We're made of soylent green.
posted by Mister_A at 4:01 PM on August 1, 2011


I for one, am delicious.
posted by The Whelk at 4:06 PM on August 1, 2011 [2 favorites]


PEOPLE ARE MADE OUT OF SOYLENT GREEN!!!
posted by aubilenon at 4:13 PM on August 1, 2011


We're actors?
posted by maryr at 4:13 PM on August 1, 2011


Am I on TV right now?
posted by maryr at 4:14 PM on August 1, 2011


Where's the camera?
posted by maryr at 4:14 PM on August 1, 2011


Ya'll didn't tell her about the implanted chips?!
posted by Brandon Blatcher at 4:32 PM on August 1, 2011


are they barbecue, or ranch?
posted by Kirth Gerson at 4:36 PM on August 1, 2011


Sea salt and vinegar.
posted by brundlefly at 4:39 PM on August 1, 2011


I am a camera.
posted by The Whelk at 4:52 PM on August 1, 2011


A camera AM I!
posted by SpiffyRob at 5:00 PM on August 1, 2011


You are the eggman
posted by The Whelk at 5:05 PM on August 1, 2011


We are the eggmen
posted by flabdablet at 5:35 PM on August 1, 2011


I think it was the beginning of MetaFilter: The ARG...

follow the links, people!
posted by 1000monkeys at 5:35 PM on August 1, 2011


WRT the meaning of number three: Google "My Shiny Friend"

Relevant bit at around 7:30.
posted by Mister_A at 5:45 PM on August 1, 2011


the important thing is to listen to the sound of my voice
posted by The Whelk at 5:49 PM on August 1, 2011


Vacation's over mods.

*changes hats*
posted by Brandon Blatcher at 6:01 PM on August 1, 2011


change them into what?
posted by The Whelk at 6:02 PM on August 1, 2011


Poems about rebellious unicorns.
posted by Brandon Blatcher at 6:10 PM on August 1, 2011 [1 favorite]


"I am a camera."

We have cameras!
posted by klangklangston at 6:24 PM on August 1, 2011 [1 favorite]


Aberystwyth Camera

Temple of the Winds

Little play house

goo goo g'joob
posted by clavdivs at 6:47 PM on August 1, 2011


for the sake of completetion before I go dark I should mention I am the shirtless one here
posted by The Whelk at 7:03 PM on August 1, 2011


If Jessamyn sees you in the airport wearing a MetaFilter tee, she will hand her MacBook to you and let click the button to you ban someone. It's pretty cool.
posted by mds35 at 8:51 PM on August 1, 2011


The spotting of a Jessamyn on the Summer's Solstice bring good fortune and well-reasoned discussion to any village.
posted by The Whelk at 8:55 PM on August 1, 2011 [2 favorites]


More Village.
posted by clavdivs at 10:14 PM on August 1, 2011


Well we could've had a village in South Dakota but WHATEVER I GUESS
posted by The Whelk at 10:17 PM on August 1, 2011 [3 favorites]


Butt Elephants.

All of you.
posted by MultiFaceted at 10:34 PM on August 1, 2011 [2 favorites]


To get to the other side.

Thanks, I'll be here all week. Tip your waitress.
posted by Lynsey at 12:50 AM on August 2, 2011 [2 favorites]


It's such a nice summer night that I decided to put on my Wonder Sauna Hot Pants.

Don't be jealous. I have extras!
posted by P.o.B. at 12:51 AM on August 2, 2011


We were doing so well. I think Jessamyn just did this to give us something to talk about.
posted by arcticseal at 2:51 AM on August 2, 2011


Fell asleep on the "delete" button is my guess...
posted by Namlit at 3:23 AM on August 2, 2011


Please don't tell me it takes a village.
posted by Kirth Gerson at 4:57 AM on August 2, 2011


No, we will take a village.
posted by The Whelk at 5:07 AM on August 2, 2011


Do you have a map of the village?
posted by clavdivs at 7:57 AM on August 2, 2011


P.o.B.: "It's such a nice summer night that I decided to put on my Wonder Sauna Hot Pants."

Is that a sauna in your pants or are you just happy to see me?
posted by zarq at 8:21 AM on August 2, 2011


clavdivs: "Do you have a map of the village?"

Unlike me, many of you have accepted the situation of your imprisonment, and will die here like rotten cabbages.
posted by zarq at 8:23 AM on August 2, 2011


You are all cuckoo for Cocoa Puffs.
I like it.
posted by PorcineWithMe at 8:38 AM on August 2, 2011


do you have a bigger map?
posted by clavdivs at 10:50 AM on August 2, 2011


Yes. Yes, I do.
posted by Kirth Gerson at 11:03 AM on August 2, 2011


In fact one could say, viz the map, that the map is the territory. The territory of Lower Egg-Man-Shire.
posted by Mister_A at 11:23 AM on August 2, 2011


I wish you pricks would be a little more sensitive.
posted by butt elephant at 11:45 AM on August 2, 2011 [1 favorite]


You want a bucket for those?
posted by Kirth Gerson at 11:59 AM on August 2, 2011


Portal 2 is more fun if you imagine the Cave Johnson levels are built inside the bowels of the MetaFilter enterprise.
posted by davejay at 12:32 PM on August 2, 2011


It just so happens I have a bucket. It's slightly used, and it doesn't really hold water. I found it outside cortex's house, so you can blame him if your shoes get wet.
posted by P.o.B. at 1:08 PM on August 2, 2011 [1 favorite]


I have a tally-ho coupon.
posted by clavdivs at 1:18 PM on August 2, 2011


now it's gone
posted by clavdivs at 1:19 PM on August 2, 2011


Ya'll didn't tell her about the implanted chips?!
posted by Brandon Blatcher at 7:32 PM on August 1 [+] [!]

are they barbecue, or ranch?
posted by Kirth Gerson at 7:36 PM on August 1 [+] [!]

Sea salt and vinegar.
posted by brundlefly at 7:39 PM on August 1 [+] [!]


Oh god, is that why it burns?
posted by maryr at 1:21 PM on August 2, 2011


But the taste of burning is what gives it kick. It's got electrolytes.
posted by P.o.B. at 1:54 PM on August 2, 2011


Burning? Put some sour cream on it, fix you right up.
posted by Brandon Blatcher at 3:23 PM on August 2, 2011


Right up to the eyeballs.
posted by flabdablet at 5:34 PM on August 2, 2011


Portal 2 is more fun if you imagine the Cave Johnson levels are built inside the bowels of the MetaFilter enterprise.

Think of all the personality cores!
posted by The Whelk at 5:42 PM on August 2, 2011


CORE BREACH ON ENTERPRISE, QUICK!
posted by clavdivs at 8:10 PM on August 2, 2011


The whelk personality sphere will self destruct in ten nine eight seven....
posted by The Whelk at 8:44 PM on August 2, 2011


Would you like me to sing it for you?
posted by flabdablet at 8:58 PM on August 2, 2011 [1 favorite]


I've decided to go sans pants tonight.
posted by P.o.B. at 11:08 PM on August 2, 2011


You rebel!
posted by Kirth Gerson at 4:03 AM on August 3, 2011


It's hump day, so I'm sans pants all day.
posted by Brandon Blatcher at 5:53 AM on August 3, 2011


But do have a tie on.
posted by Brandon Blatcher at 5:57 AM on August 3, 2011


Is tying one on so remarkable?
posted by Kirth Gerson at 6:02 AM on August 3, 2011


Oh, it's just clip on.
posted by Brandon Blatcher at 6:23 AM on August 3, 2011


Are you sure?
posted by SpiffyRob at 6:34 AM on August 3, 2011


Feels like a clip on.
posted by Brandon Blatcher at 6:44 AM on August 3, 2011


Hi!
posted by puddinghead at 5:30 PM on August 3, 2011


Lo!
posted by flabdablet at 11:07 PM on August 3, 2011


We're gonna need bigger pants.
posted by P.o.B. at 1:34 AM on August 4, 2011


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