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Then There Were None

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Netflix Unchill

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Help! He Agreed to Move Out, so Why’s His Stuff Still Here?

Every week, Mallory Ortberg answers additional questions from readers, just for Slate Plus members. Q. Ex etiquette: I have been in a relationship for 19 years (we have two kids now in their teens), and I decided at the beginning ofShow More Summary

Lightening Fast E-mail Reply Expectations

Many believe that e-mail is instantaneous. Depending on the current network status many times e-mail is pretty darned quick. But there will be times, due to network traffic or geographic issues that will cause e-mail to take longer, sometimes several hours or more to get to the other side. Show More Summary

A Good Egg

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Leave the Guy, Take the Borzoi

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It Me

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Help! My Friend Treats My Apartment Like a Hotel, and My Boyfriend Is Sick of It.

Every week, Mallory Ortberg answers additional questions from readers, just for Slate Plus members. Q. No houseguests allowed? I need help settling a long-standing issue with a friend. I live with my boyfriend of almost a decade in a one-bedroom apartment. Show More Summary

Hitting the Bottom

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Invisible Friend

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Not a Care in the World

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Help! My Friend Yelled at My Child for No Reason.

Every week, Mallory Ortberg answers additional questions from readers, just for Slate Plus members. Q. She yelled at my child: I’m part of a group of friends that hangs out at each other’s houses instead of going out now that kids are in the picture. My problem is with the wife of one of my friends. Show More Summary

Focused on the Family?

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My Door Isn’t Always Open

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Help! I Never Want to See My Daughter Again. How Do I Tell Her?

Every week, Mallory Ortberg answers additional questions from readers, just for Slate Plus members. Q. Estrangement by mother: I am the mother of an adult daughter who I don’t want to see. I am too stressed by dealing with her extremely difficult personality, which is the result of neurological and mental illnesses. Show More Summary

Acceptance and Denial

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Are You an e-Tattler at Work?

Do you know when it is appropriate to use the Cc: (Courtesy Copy) option when e-mailing business associates? Is there a difference between informing and tattling? You bet! Prioritize “Need to Know” E-mail overload and lost productivity can be avoided by minimizing e-mail volume for yourself and others. Show More Summary

Gone and Forgotten

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Nuts on Dates

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Nothing Like the Real Gene

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