150: Taking a Dinger March 4, 2019 10:16 AM   Subscribe

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posted by cortex to MeFi Podcast at 10:16 AM (15 comments total) 1 user marked this as a favorite

Awww, thanks for mentioning my project. I'll have to give it a listen later.
posted by terrapin at 11:15 AM on March 4 [1 favorite]


"Guelph-fare."

ಠ_ಠ

Funnily enough, the University of Guelph has a department of Food, Agriculture, and Resource Economics (FARE).
posted by mandolin conspiracy at 11:29 AM on March 4 [4 favorites]


15:22 {very nervous voice} "What was poop month...?"
15:23 {long pause} {Cortex laughing...}

{EVIL CACKLE} MY WORK HERE IS DONE!

also cackle is derived from 'cack'
posted by Wordshore at 12:17 PM on March 4 [8 favorites]


What was poop month...?

it was a drop in the honeybucket
posted by It's Raining Florence Henderson at 2:41 PM on March 4 [1 favorite]


I. Am. From. New. England!!
posted by Greg_Ace at 2:49 PM on March 4 [7 favorites]


cortex, I can hear the frustration in your voice about losing all of those audio and video files from your trip. If it's any help, I am at peace with my interview with you going poof into the void. I can still remember your visit and will hold on to that memory instead! Come back anytime.
posted by terrapin at 6:58 AM on March 5 [2 favorites]


JOSH

JOSH

QUIT FORFEITING JOSH
posted by Huffy Puffy at 7:40 AM on March 5 [2 favorites]


Woo yeah, let's keep the friend train rollin' with Switch folks! I've already discovered a handful of great lookin' games from everyone's playlists, and some friends and I have been playing Kart online which has been a blast.
posted by lazaruslong at 8:56 AM on March 5


15:22 {very nervous voice} "What was poop month...?"

Yeah, we had been listening while having supper, but this is when the pause was clicked. I don't know what poop month is/was and just like a bunch of other Internet things (goatse, 2g1c, etc) I am happy to NEVER know.
posted by terrapin at 1:11 PM on March 5


yay for tangential and passing reference to banana in laptop!
posted by jazon at 6:11 PM on March 5 [2 favorites]


I believe the phrase is "taking a digger," as in "I am digging a hole with my bottom teeth as I fall face-first and open-mouthed onto the ground."

And I hear you, Jessamyn, about Reddit being a cesspool. But I remember that "people are terrible, but some persons are all right," which maps pretty neatly to "Reddit is terrible, but some sub-Reddits are all right." The site as a whole is pretty much a slow-burning fire in a coal seam, but I do like the warm glow I get from a few communities there. :7)
posted by wenestvedt at 7:27 AM on March 6 [3 favorites]


Yeah, I thought a "dinger" was something like taking a baseball to the head - "Ding!"
posted by Greg_Ace at 12:20 PM on March 6


Yeah I just wasn't sure. I am glad that is cleared up.
posted by jessamyn (retired) at 2:26 PM on March 6


I am glad that is cleared up.

...she hummed in quiet satisfaction.

It was a humdinger.
posted by Greg_Ace at 2:46 PM on March 6


Playing "MS DOS" is a really weird concept. I'm pretty sure this is the least comprehensible mefi podcast yet. But, it all sounds like fun. Cheers!
posted by eotvos at 6:53 AM on March 8 [1 favorite]


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