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October 6

Let's talk about my butt.

I need a new bike seat, and there are a bewildering array of options. Can you help narrow them down for me? [more inside]
posted by pdb at 9:05 AM - 19 answers

October 5

Apples and Oranges?

How can we label two changing rooms to sort of split users evenly without reference to gender or sex? More details after the jump. [more inside]
posted by Promethea at 2:03 AM - 57 answers

October 4

Your Uncommon Song

So I love karaoke. I go to karaoke. I got my usual song choices. What might my not-so-common song choices be? [more inside]
posted by zizzle at 4:26 PM - 33 answers

Boardgames for a group of 10 year olds

Looking for suggestions for board games for our 10 year old to play with her friends. Preferably something easy to pick up but with a fair degree of depth, and she's also interested in something with a bit of a fantasy roleplaying vibe - I'm thinking something like GW's Heroquest from back in the day might work, but nothing more complicated than that. Any suggestions?
posted by Artw at 11:35 AM - 21 answers

Buying a digital piano -brand new Yamaha YDP-143 vs used Yamaha CLP-120?

Hello piano aficionados! I would love to get some advice regarding buying a piano. Just so you know, I am based out of India, am a complete beginner and have just had two piano lessons so far. My piano teacher has suggested the Yamaha YDP-143, which costs about 82,000 Indian Rupees (or 1233 USD). This is a bit on the higher side for me, given that I am absolutely new to this, have a full time job and am just exploring the opportunity of learning the piano and developing this as a hobby for the long term. [more inside]
posted by synapse2512 at 5:05 AM - 9 answers

October 3

Best way to prepare images for commercial printing using Lightroom

I have been an avid photography hobbyist for about 8 years now. I use Lightroom for processing and management, and I love it. Thus far, I have only displayed my pictures on screens. I'm looking to print some for decorating my home and to assemble a physical portfolio. What's the best Lightroom method for preparing images for print? [more inside]
posted by bluejayway at 1:19 PM - 4 answers

September 30

Movies and TV shows about jobs... behind the scenes!

I loved Whiplash. I love Top Chef. I love documentaries about ballet. What else can I watch that gives an entertaining insight into the 'backstage' of various professions? [more inside]
posted by lovedbymarylane at 3:36 AM - 39 answers

September 28

Sublime (and unusual) city experiences

Help me find unusual and sublime experiences that others might not think of as 'things to do'. [more inside]
posted by henryaj at 5:11 PM - 26 answers

Recommendations for sports documentaries about kids?

I've been enjoying watching sports documentaries about kids and the obscure activities they choose to be good at. Can you recommend any others I should check out? Not limited to sports, just anything kids are good at. [more inside]
posted by just.good.enough at 8:17 AM - 18 answers

September 27

Dealing with old camera lenses

A neighbor showed me her deceased father's extensive collection of old camera lenses and doesn't have time to catalog, research, value and dispose of them. Apparently they number in the dozens (maybe more?). Would like to help guide her. Any thoughts welcome.
posted by VeniceGlass at 6:15 PM - 9 answers

For love of the game

I greatly enjoyed going through this post filled with amazing performances. I was also brought to tears while watching this video of Dee Gordon's home run - his first - after his close friend and teammate Jose Fernandez' tragic death this weekend. This lead me down the rabbit hole of great moments in sports that give me the feels - happy, sad, laughing, crying, amazement, etc. I need more. [more inside]
posted by Elly Vortex at 8:04 AM - 39 answers

September 26

Couch to 5k for playing the piano

I let my piano playing go during college! Are there any incremental systems for re-learning how to play the piano? [more inside]
posted by Crookshanks_Meow at 9:50 PM - 5 answers

September 25

Rock hard, rock pretty

I would like to buy a new tenor ukulele with a pickup. But I'm shallow and would like it to look pretty and unusual (as well as sound good). Ukemeisters of AskMe, give me your recommendations. [more inside]
posted by His thoughts were red thoughts at 10:50 PM - 2 answers

Where can I buy replacement inner liner bags for an inflatable lounger?

I bought a few inflatable loungers (similar to the Lamzac), and the inner bag has sprung a leak in one of them. The company that made them doesn't seem to exist anymore, but given the number of knockoffs, this seeems to be a fairly standard item. Does anyone know where I can buy replacement liners?
posted by Caviar at 12:35 PM - 4 answers

September 23

I need a mini amp for electric guitar

I'd like to get a small amp for a beginner electric guitar player. It's my stepson so he can only use it a couple days a month here to practice but I'd really like to encourage his new hobby. I know NOTHING about music or guitars, etc. I'd love to get something cheap but I don't want to be too cheap. I am willing to spend as much as I need to get the job done right.
posted by beccaj at 2:18 PM - 18 answers

September 22

Looking for fun & forgiving art supplies

I’d like to get some art supplies to help me decompress after work. What are some fun, forgiving tools for someone with only a modicum of talent and technique? [more inside]
posted by cathycartoon at 11:45 AM - 14 answers

What knot is this?

I'd like to make this little whisk, but can't figure out what knot it is. I looked through Ashley, and didn't see anything. Suggestions I've already gotten are Mathew Walker, diamond, crown and wall. But all of these knots look like they were tied in the middle of the rope. I've seen (and made) Des Pawson's Sailors Whisk, but it has a hanging loop, I just want the ball end.
posted by Marky at 10:50 AM - 14 answers

September 21

Name my Walktober team!

Help my coworkers and me pick a name for our Walktober team. [more inside]
posted by donajo at 10:03 AM - 5 answers

September 20

Book recommendations after trauma

I'm looking for books that are enjoyable without being emotionally draining. I think I'm looking for fiction or memoirs, but am open to other suggestions as well. [more inside]
posted by deadcrow at 1:39 PM - 22 answers

September 19

Cross Country Running

My daughter (sophomore US) is in the throws of her first year in girls cross country. I was wondering if anyone could point me in the right direction in terms of good books or web resources on the subject. The internet is vast and there are too many books to peruse to know if they are any good. Anecdotal experience from the hive is always a bonus. [more inside]
posted by repoman at 12:29 PM - 3 answers

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