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I'm starting out with "I Saw Her Standing There"

My baby's turning seventeen and I want to surprise her with a mix CD. We've been joking about Stevie Nicks' "Edge of Seventeen" which has oddly been haunting our airwaves. What can I add? She's my music geek kid so the more obscure the better. Please note the title because I can think of no better opening than "She was just seventeen, you know what I mean..."
posted by readery on Dec 12, 2013 - 42 answers

What a guy wants, what a guy needs

What would be the perfect birthday gift for a 17 year old guy who loves soccer? (Non-soccer gift ideas would also be appreciated. A book gift that he wouldn't hate would be the most amazing suggestion imaginable.) [more inside]
posted by cessair on Apr 18, 2013 - 17 answers

When a wizard turns 17...

Can any Harry Potter experts tell me more about when a wizard turns 17 and receives a watch? [more inside]
posted by SuperSquirrel on Nov 17, 2012 - 23 answers

Logistics of collecting school funds for a teenager who will otherwise be married off

I am putting together a donation webpage, trying to raise tuition for a young woman in Nepal, and am looking for suggestions on the best way to go about it. [more inside]
posted by blueberry on Nov 12, 2011 - 3 answers

Good laptop and camera backpack for carry-on?

I need to get a backpack that fits a 17" MacBook Pro (with neoprene sleeve on), as well as some sort of separate (i.e. removable and wearable) camera shoulder bag, holding itself a canon 40D and a few lenses. Oh, and it has to get through airport security as carry-on luggage, obviously... [more inside]
posted by avocade on Jun 22, 2008 - 8 answers

Sending dirty stories to a 17 year old

Is it illegal for me to send dirty, dirty stories to a 17-year-old in Oregon? [more inside]
posted by Kemayo on Mar 15, 2007 - 41 answers

Replacing a damaged Powerbook Screen yourself?

Just recently my friend dropped his beloved 17" Powerbook G4, while the end result was pretty bad, as in the screen was completely smashed, the rest of the unit is still in good condition. Luckily I have been able to find a replacement screen at a pretty good price, and I am looking to replace/attach it myself. The only trouble is I don't know how hard this will really be. Which is why I am seeking your experience and advice. [more inside]
posted by Sevenupcan on Apr 26, 2006 - 8 answers

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