158: Keep Them Scrollwheels Scrollin', Though The Browser's Slowin' December 3, 2019 9:27 AM   Subscribe

It's me! It's jessamyn! It's episode 158 of us podcasting about about the sort of MetaFiltery things we're wont to podcast about! It's about ninety minutes!

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- turns out there's no Dunkins Donuts in Portland anymore
- Jessamyn has some cables
- and a plow neighbor
- and a daylight lamp
- and a newsletter
- Tom West, clock synchronizer
- a few years ago I made a Snake game called Shai Hulud

- Hey, somebody helped out btfreek with their job thing!
- Purchase a ticket for a show in Osaka by btfreek
- MeFites italiani per favore aiutatemi! by mattdidthat
- Full-Time (Salaried) Retail Associate at the Crow Museum of Asian Art by macrowave
- Photoshop an 80s style double exposure for my family holiday card by tatiana wishbone
- Social media freelance help by arnicae
- Looking for someone to pick up a small heavy table on long island ny and take it to greyhound by arnicae

- The Drag Kings of Taipei by storytam (MeFi Post)
- AI Dictionary (Twitter bot) by you (MeFi Post)
- Niche Museums by simonw
- NYRB discussion group by The Ted
- Absolute Bleeding Edge by maxsparber

- Gimme some money by mandolin conspiracy
- A Deepfake Nixon Delivers Eulogy for the Apollo 11 Astronauts by Etrigan
- what on earth is this: ‘⋮’? by jessamyn
- Imaging, Reconstruct, Erase, Noise, Etc. - IRENE finds words by jessamyn
- Right now, the official U. S. Time is: by Going To Maine
- What time is it? by silusGROK
- The search for the Enormous Pippin continues by web-goddess
- Failure is Inevitable. What Matters is How You Deal With It. by thatwhichfalls
- Florida Dog takes Florida Man's car for a heckin' fun ride! by Lizard

Ask MetaFilter
- Strategies for leaving a note for myself in a library book for 20 years by rileyray3000
- Mustache Pageant Colour Commentary by nathaole
- An ice-cold glass of blood?? by catcafe
- What are your top Oboe jams to displease my roommate? by Krawczak
- Are small scratches in new stainless steel appliances normal? by rouftop
- a comment by rouftop
- Looking for affordable, quality clothes in Toronto by jb
- E-ink ereader with a strong screen - or a strong case by jb
- How many books are printed in one edition of a book? by plant or animal
- How to clean ears before ear mold? by madonna of the unloved
- a comment by Lutoslawski
- National Geographic was wrong!! by Melismata
- a comment by Ashwagandha
- Another question about telephones in 1991 by swheatie
- What is your chill vibe? by Phyltre

MeFi Music
Featured in this episode:
- Skeleton Dance by usonian
- Magic Show by AppleSeed
- Stones/Water/Time/Breath by youarenothere
- Fire Over The Deep by Devils Rancher

- Secret Quonsar 2019 THANK YOU! by pjsky
- ‘Guess My Word’ by bq
- Mefi Mall 2019 by frimble

- Watchmen!
- The Mandalorian!
- The Good Place!
- Till Death Do Us Blart!
posted by cortex (staff) to MeFi Podcast at 9:27 AM (8 comments total)

metafilter: this one is a throwin' apple.
posted by mce at 12:21 PM on December 3, 2019 [2 favorites]

Vampires in the Artic: 30 Days of Night (film).
posted by zengargoyle at 4:32 PM on December 3, 2019 [1 favorite]

My post was not, alas, a clever response to the MetaTalk thread about reposting rules - I just thought that time.gov was a cool blast from the past!
posted by Going To Maine at 12:06 AM on December 4, 2019 [1 favorite]

I love how Jessamyn likes the "hide a letter in a library book" AskMe but introduces it like "well, rileyray3000 wants to FUCK AROUND with the LIBRARY".
posted by EndsOfInvention at 4:28 AM on December 4, 2019 [1 favorite]

Whoa, you can get CUSTOM EARPLUGS!?! I need to figure out where to get those.
posted by OnTheLastCastle at 7:01 AM on December 4, 2019

I just thought that time.gov was a cool blast from the past!

It is!

I need to figure out where to get those.


"well, rileyray3000 wants to FUCK AROUND with the LIBRARY".

They do!
posted by jessamyn (retired) at 1:22 PM on December 4, 2019 [4 favorites]

Music instrument talk- Jessamyn, you were probably maybe thinking of a bass clarinet, which is approximately bassoon-sized, oboe-colored, saxophone-shaped, and (low) clarinet-sounding.
posted by charmedimsure at 4:53 PM on December 4, 2019 [2 favorites]

I think I need to make an alarm or ringtone of jessamyn shouting, “Aaaaah! Shit! Goddammit!” at Snake Tetris. There’s a little bit of cortex talking in that “Aaaaah!” though, so it might be hard to clean up.
posted by Mister Moofoo at 10:40 PM on December 4, 2019 [2 favorites]

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