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I wish to be cheerful, mortals. [more inside]
Looking for suggestions of songs with alternative arrangements or cover versions that interpret the same lyrics with different emotional notes: breezy, slightly off-putting, sad/deary/Sinister. [more inside]
In search of books about simple living and appreciating the little things. [more inside]
I can sit for hours and focus on sudoku, killer sudoku, and KenKen. The rules are clear and self-contained, and they don't require external knowledge or vocabulary to complete (unlike crosswords, for example, where I might get stuck if I don't know someone's last name). What other puzzles are like this?
How do you create when you don't like being watched while you do it? [more inside]
I'm interesting in your local fast food traditions. [more inside]
Just what it says on the tin. I am tired of coconut vanilla sweetpea hydrangea mint or whatever and I like clean, fresh scents that are more reminiscent of fresh laundry than anything I'd eat or decorate with. [more inside]
I'm generally a very gassy individual, but have always ruled my the activation of flatulation with an iron fist. Of late, my grip on power has weakened, leading to some unfortunate situations. What is the most acceptable way to handle this? [more inside]
I want to wear patterned cotton knit long sleeve shirts. I also want tunic tops in knit cotton patterns. Gudrun sjoden is good but expensive. I also want cotton leggings, especially if they come in colors/ patterns. I got a pair from uniqlo but their pattern is mostly striped. I'm in the US. Ideas?
That would be me, apparently. Is my wife correct? [more inside]
Our house has relatively low ceilings (7.5 feet). I'd like a dramatic light fixture in the dining room, but a lot of chandeliers need too much vertical space. Link me your best flush mount or "flat" chandeliers. [more inside]
I need advice on how to stop my constant desire/urge to eat. What is the best way to do this? [more inside]
Three weeks ago I ended a relationship of three years. On one level, I know it had to happen. On another, I’m completely thrown, and hoping for some perspective. Thanks in advance for reading—there’s a lot here, and it means a lot that y’all are listening. [more inside]
What are some films that are primarily about codependent/abusive romantic relationships? I'm looking specifically for movies where the protagonist "escapes" the relationship in the end. [more inside]
What is the cheapest, thinnest, lightest laptop with the best keyboard and the longest battery life? Open to new or used options. Processor speed and other specs don't matter much. Apple is a no-go. I currently have a Lenovo X201, which I like for the build quality and upgrade-ability, but it feels heavy in my bag.
Our kid (male, 6) has been diagnosed with ADHD. We’re being advised by our (trusted, super awesome, not overprescribing, very reasonable) medical professionals to explore medicating him. We’re looking for anecdotal accounts of how a younger child in your life reacted to medication for ADHD. [more inside]
I have a lot going on in my life and am having a hard time keeping track of and managing it all. Please recommend an app/combination of apps to help me stay on track! [more inside]
My favorite fragrances keep getting discontinued. [more inside]
Whenever I do public speaking as a hobby, I get great feedback except for one thing -- I flap my hands too much! If you're a Former Flapper, how did you train yourself out of the habit? [more inside]
Coworker fell for the phone call saying that their computer had been compromised. They have a mac, they gave remote access, they paid money by credit card to the scammers. Computer is used for work as well as personal use. They do not do any banking on it. They do use the work Dropbox. What do we need to do?