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On Paying Your Share and When You Can't

@Decca This is reminding me a little bit of David Graeber's Debt, in which he talks about relationships among people who always owe each other a little something. It's like a symbol of friendship/love/family to continually be "in debt" to each other, even the tiniest bit, because to "settle up" means you don't need to interact with that person anymore. Or something.

Posted on March 19, 2013 at 5:07 pm 0

On Long Distances, "Terribleness," and the Skin-Crawly Feeling

@Tuna Surprise Geez, I hope that wasn't actually part of his 9th Step, because isn't part of the 9th Step "don't contact people you've harmed if you're going to be a douchebag about it?"

Posted on January 16, 2013 at 11:36 am 2

On "Peter Luger"

@Oliver St. John Mollusc Howdy, neighbor!

Posted on November 20, 2012 at 5:00 pm 1

On October Apple Cake With Oat, Olive Oil, and Dark Chocolate

I made this and it was fucking delicious. I used 85% dark chocolate (and, unlike the above 'Pinner, loved the savory bitterness) and doubled the salt. It makes excellent breakfast cake the next day.

Posted on November 5, 2012 at 4:26 pm 1

On Can We Still Be Friends?

@fondue with cheddar Long Islander coming in to say it could mean us toooooo

Posted on October 24, 2012 at 5:14 pm 0

On Ask a Clean Person: Autumnal Cleaning Conundrums

On skirts/dresses not sticking to hosiery: WEAR A SLIP! It's what grandmother did, too.

edited to add: oops, I don't know how I thought I'd be the first one to say that. ha ha.

Posted on October 18, 2012 at 12:17 pm 1

On If at First You Don’t Conceive, Try, Try Again (and Don’t BD Until Your CM Is EW)

@Nicole Cliffe Your advice is wonderful, but I really logged in just to say "ahhahahahaaa OMG 'pulling the goalie'"

Posted on September 25, 2012 at 5:21 pm 0

On The Cuckold Toe-Dip

@I'm Right on Top of that, Rose Yes, I've seen this referred to as the "One-Penis Rule." It's sexist and gross.

Posted on September 19, 2012 at 12:39 pm 0

On Things That Are Used More as Murder Weapons Than For Their Stated Purpose

@jacqueline YES.

Posted on September 10, 2012 at 11:07 am 0

On Skinny-Dipping, S.O. Weight Gain, and Walk[ing] Away [From] Renee

@Lemonnier COUNTRY CLUB FOREVERRRRRR

(also, you have to get out of that particular pool to get drinks, so that would hopefully cut down on the pool-peeing)

Posted on August 28, 2012 at 5:02 pm 0