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Member Since: May 23rd, 2014
Last Online: Aug 20th, 2014
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WeTransfer

WeTransfer

http://www.wetransfer.com

File Sharing
Man oh man do I love this site.

Whenever I need to transfer headshots, film, or other huge files, I go here. Easy to use and FREE for 2GB?! Heck. Yes.

Cancelled my $10/month to Dropbox was I discovered WeTransfer because unlike Dropbox, I can send a filed to anyone, regardless if they've used the site before/have a subscription.

Really dig it.
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Food Network

Food Network

http://www.foodnetwork.com

Cooking
RECIPES! VIDEOS! YAY!

If you watch food network, you'll like this.
If you need to get a recipe, you'll like this.

If you don't care about food...get high and look at this site! Pretty!

I will say that the recipe reviews are pretty useless. Users will give recipe high marks, then note how they changed pretty much everything about the recipe.

MUTHAFUCKA, THAT DOESN'T HELP ME! If I wanted your recipe, I'd go to your food blog. How dare you correct Alton Brown!!!

So all in all, it's helpful. It has pictures, a lot of how-tos from buying seasonally to properly preparing proteins for the oven, holiday themed menus- just use it.
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Vimeo

Vimeo

http://www.vimeo.com

Video Streaming , Social Networks
I like the esthetic and it's very user friendly. As has been said, it's like fancy YouTube.

This is a decidedly tacky reason to dislike a site: I can't pull my videos.

I'm always trying to hunt down my own work footage, and sometimes people are rubbish at getting it to you. So when people post a video (without the ability to download it) on vimeo, my beautiful wondershare software is unable to download it.

For most of you, this is a probably a GREAT thing (I mean, videos shouldn't just be nabbed from the internet), but it's just a pain sometimes. However, the video quality is incredible, and for ones own personal use and upload, you really can't beat it.
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Black Milk

Black Milk

http://www.blackmilkclothing.com

Fashion , Clothing
Amazing leggings, swimsuits, and more!

I love this brand! It really is fantastic quality- I've had my Star Wars swimsuit for 4 years, and it is JUST beginning to show wear and tear. The color hasn't even faded like most suits!

Is it pricey? Yes. It's really hard to rationalize spending $90 on leggings. But then again, how many pairs of leggings have you owned that have lasted more than a year?

Lately some of the prints have been a bit too much for me (I'm more of a Hamlet legging/Galaxy print kinda gal), but the zany options are there to appeal to a wide variety of tastes.

...Except that horrible watermelon skirt. No one should wear that...ew.

All in all, the designs are amazing, the staff is super friendly (they send you a littler personalized note when they mail you stuff), and the material is built to last.
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Wix

Wix

http://www.wix.com

Web Hosting , Web Design
Okay, I know some people look down on Wix, but if you don't know coding well and you can't afford a web designer, I truly believe Wix can give you a polished looking project. It's web building for dummies.

Plus, for a few more bucks a month, you can pay to have their adds taken off. I HIGHLY recommend doing so otherwise it just looks like the site is all about Wix. Frankly, it just looks uber unprofessional and like you don't care about your business (or whatever you're promoting)

They're constantly adding new templates, adapting to new technology, and they have fantastic customer service.
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MyFitnessPal

MyFitnessPal

http://www.myfitnesspal.com

Health & Fitness , Reference
MyFitness Pal is great in that you can track the nutritional value of food down to the amount of protein and fiber it contains. You can also track how many calories your burn from various exercises.

The downsides:
-The food is all put in from users, so the calories are all over the place.
-Apparently strength training burns no calories. WTF?!
-The online community is just awful. Thousands of uninformed people sharing fitness and diet advice they learned from pinterest, spouting horrifically unhealthy practices. Myfitness Pal can't help what people share, but jeeze, these people are morons.

All in all, I think it's helpful for people who are starting to get healthy, and to help them stay on track.
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Kris Carr

Kris Carr

http://www.kris-carr.com

Film & Television , Personal Blogs
That brunette girl who looks like all the other brunette girls on TV!
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Bulbapedia

Bulbapedia

http://bulbapedia.bulbagarden.net

Gaming , Wikis
Once upon a time, I had a boyfriend named BattleChimp. Then he rediscovered Pokemon, and consequently you.

YOU CAN'T LOVE HIM LIKE I CAN.

...but boy does he love you.
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Time Warner

Time Warner

http://www.timewarner.com

Official , Film & Television
You evil sons of bitches.

You are an evil, treacherous monopoly that stands for everything that can go wrong with capitalism.

Choke on a dick.
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Neila Rey

Neila Rey

http://www.neilarey.com

Exercise , Tutorials
Let's get something straight right away: I hate exercise. I super hate it.

But if you give me some exercises with a nerdy theme like "Running with The Doctor" or "The Spider-Man Work Out," I'm going to give it a try.

Gimmicks aside, the site does an excellent job illustrating exercises and provides you with a some really fantastic strength training regimens. Each workout has it's own sheet (which you can print out to keep around the house) that's simply put together. Just a black sketch on a white background, with some red text. Aesthetically pleasing and simple.

There's even a work out for lazy slobs like me to during commercial breaks, providing me with no excuse to avoid exercise.

Thanks Neila Rey, for making it so I won't have to have the jaws of life pry me from my sofa.
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