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Metatalktail Hour: Potent Quotables

Good Saturday evening, MetaFilter! Tonight's Metatalktail topic, from filthy light thief: potent quotables, or quotes that are lodged in your brain and are now your normal response to certain phrases or situations. Of course we also want to hear what's happening with you and yours, or what's on your mind, or really anything except politics!
posted by Eyebrows McGee on Jan 27, 2018 - 197 comments

To she or not to she

Earlier today I posted this thread about transgender discrimination on the blue. Quote from hate group included in extended led to good question re quotes and misgendering. [more inside]
posted by Mike Mongo on Dec 28, 2016 - 148 comments

Searching for old comment

I'm looking for a comment from a user about looking back on life. [more inside]
posted by unannihilated on Dec 21, 2016 - 4 comments

metafilter: a series of pithy quotes

Has anyone ever collected all of the comments on metafilter that start with "Metafilter: "... ? [more inside]
posted by el io on Mar 25, 2015 - 65 comments

Metafilter: blah blah blah

What are some of the best "Metafilter: description" phrases? [more inside]
posted by DisreputableDog on Oct 25, 2011 - 2 comments

Looking for a quote

I'm looking for a quote I'm pretty sure I read on MeFi years ago. My memory doesn't do it justice, but it basically said that until a man is 30, he still believes he could work out constantly, get buff, and become a Batman-like person saving the world. (There was more to it than that.) Does anyone know what I'm talking about, and can you link to the quote? Thanks!
posted by NotMyselfRightNow on May 24, 2009 - 23 comments

Go Jessamyn West, young man, and get out of the country.

Jessamyn will travel around the world with me from now on [more inside]
posted by HE Amb. T. S. L. DuVal on Apr 16, 2009 - 102 comments

cleanup requested on smart quotes

The PIRG post might be fantastic, or it might be crap. It might be the best post of the month, or just pure drivel. I can't tell. Any chance an admin could go in and clean up the smart quotes issue?
posted by anotherpanacea on Dec 4, 2006 - 22 comments

Quote Pony

Quote pony? Whereby a user can quote another post without having to copy/paste and add italics. Gut feeling that if this was easy and feasible it would already exist, but you never know...
posted by fire&wings on Nov 15, 2005 - 33 comments

responses above pullquotes

The trippy CaptainTripps has decided he needs to post his responses above his pullquotes.
posted by five fresh fish on Aug 15, 2005 - 56 comments

Spoiler alert

Eek, I tried to name this thread The ending of "The Good Thief" and the AskMe RSS feed truncated it before my first double-quote which means people will click it and be spoiled! O please, please fix it!
posted by nicwolff on Mar 20, 2005 - 6 comments

Discussion of y2karl's posting style (Feb. 2005)

Discussion of y2karl's small quote posting style in this thread got me thinking. I wonder what a pie chart or Venn diagram showing a breakdown of his contributions to MeFi into quotes, small quotes, alt-text quotes, his own words, etc. would look like.
posted by techgnollogic on Feb 22, 2005 - 188 comments

Is there any call for a "quote" tag?

Is there any call for a "quote" tag? I think threads would look spiffy(er) if the style of quoted text were consistent. For instance:
johnnyEloquent: "Don't bet against yourself, you risk winning."

Hope this isn't a doublepost
posted by Popular Ethics on Jan 24, 2005 - 35 comments

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