Consumerist Ask Metafilter Round-Up

• Which pets are more apt to eat their deceased owners? [Link]

• I have a couple of questions about buyer’s agents. My wife and I are interested in selling our current home and buying a new one. We don’t have an agent yet, but we swore, after buying our current home and realizing that “our” agent didn’t really represent us, that we would never again buy a home without a buyer’s agent on our side. [Link]

• I currently make $800/week ($41,600/year) as a freelancer where I work. I’ve worked there for over a year and am now being offered a chance to work there fulltime with benefits. The benefits package is very generous but when it came time to discuss salary, they offered me $36,000/year, the rationale being that the benefits more than make up for the lower pay. [Link]

• Are some people unwaxable? [Link]

• Please explain health insurance to me from an employer’s point of view!!! [Link]

• Experiences getting DSL without phone service? [Link]

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  1. scudsone says:

    my pet Uruguayan Rugby team

  2. Triteon says:

    Please explain health insurance to me from an employer’s point of view!!!
    (I generally don’t like saying things like this, but here goes…)
    Because I’m too much of a dumbass to ask my employer myself!!!