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Christ, all I do is squats!

How do I feel less COMPLETELY UNPREPARED for yoga tomorrow?
posted by parmanparman on Jun 24, 2010 - 14 answers

Not so easy rider

How do i need to train? [more inside]
posted by djduckie on May 31, 2010 - 13 answers

Help me help wordpress newbies

I've set up some clients with fairly complex Wordpress sites and now I have to teach them how to use the Wordpress back-end. I'm looking for any good tutorials and print-outs that would help someone with zero wp or CMS experience to do simple things like write/edit Posts and Pages, add images or youtube videos to a Post, enter data into custom keys. Basically, equip them so they can maintain the site on a day-to-day basis. [more inside]
posted by dripdripdrop on May 19, 2010 - 5 answers

Where can I find a good starter kit for motorcycle maintenance/repair tools?

I just purchased a Suzuki SV650 and I want to know where I can find a starter tool kit for maintaining the motorcycle. I bought a Haynes Service Manual/Handbook and want to regularly maintain the bike myself. Changing oil, check spark plugs, air filter, tire pressure, drive chain wear, etc... I would rather not buy all the tools separately one by one as that would not only be more time consuming but I don't know where to start. [more inside]
posted by Wanderer7 on Apr 13, 2010 - 14 answers

Gardening in advance

What can I do now if I won't have access to a real garden until August? [more inside]
posted by kro on Apr 3, 2010 - 6 answers

Beginner buying a USED motorcycle. Help!?

Hey Mefites! This is my first post and I definitely need help. I have my motorcycle license and took the MSF course. I most certainly will buy good gear to protect myself. I consider myself a safe driver (car so far), no accidents or speeding tickets and generally drive slow. [more inside]
posted by Wanderer7 on Mar 12, 2010 - 27 answers

giftfilter: compost guide for a noob

My Mom has a birthday coming up. She's very interested in beginning to compost at her home. Can you recommend a good book, guide, or other handy something something that would be especially handy for an older (retired) noob that I could give as a present?
posted by Ufez Jones on Mar 8, 2010 - 9 answers

Learning roller derby?

How does one get started in roller derby (as a total beginner)? [more inside]
posted by so_gracefully on Feb 23, 2010 - 14 answers

Help a yoga novice find the perfect yoga DVD.

What is a good beginning yoga DVD? [more inside]
posted by miltoncat on Feb 9, 2010 - 12 answers

Beginning programmer, needs advice.

How hard would it be for me to write a simple chat room program, that could be used at work for people in my dept to talk to each other? I realize I could probably just download something (like Google Talk, for example), but I'd like to learn to program and this seems like it would be a simple enough project to start with. [more inside]
posted by cottonswab on Feb 3, 2010 - 14 answers

A mile-long scarf?

Easy knitting or crochet project using 8 skeins of cotton 8 yarn? [more inside]
posted by kristi on Dec 29, 2009 - 15 answers

First-time DSLR buyer looking for advice

What camera and lens combinations would you suggest for a DSLR for macro/indoor photography (without flash) for a newbie? Price range around 1200 USD. [more inside]
posted by kampken on Dec 10, 2009 - 23 answers

Help me choose a beginner DSLR?

What beginner's dslr should I buy? [more inside]
posted by kylej on Nov 25, 2009 - 42 answers

Help my teenage sister unlock the wonder of Photoshop

I'm getting a copy of Photoshop CS3 for my younger sister, who's always shown a lot of interest in graphic design. She's turning 16, what beginner's resources can I point her to? [more inside]
posted by acorn1515 on Nov 18, 2009 - 13 answers

Where can I find easy to learn tin whistle music online?

Does anyone know where I can find short or easy songs for the tin whistle online? [more inside]
posted by emperor.seamus on Nov 17, 2009 - 9 answers

Help me get bent

I've started taking yoga classes through work, and am really enjoying it. What books and resources are recommended to help me continue after the sessions end? There seems to be so many out there... [more inside]
posted by mippy on Nov 12, 2009 - 9 answers

Teach Me To Grow Things!

I want to grow some plants indoors. I don't know anything about gardening. Could any of you green thumbs out there give me a working knowledge of terminology and the basics to success? [more inside]
posted by battlebison on Oct 13, 2009 - 11 answers

Aren't we and space and ideas always changing?

So, what are the universally accepted axioms in philosophy, if any? [more inside]
posted by TheOtherSide on Sep 10, 2009 - 26 answers

Possible for a Newbie to program very basic iPhone app?

Am I crazy? How hard would it be for a non-programmer (but power-user) to create a totally basic iPhone app? [more inside]
posted by zachawry on Sep 4, 2009 - 19 answers

Learning about online shares trading very quickly

What is the fastest way to learn online shares trading very quickly? [more inside]
posted by gttommy on Jul 19, 2009 - 10 answers

Michael, Row The Boat Ashore...

TwangFilter: I've got about 2.5 months to pick up guitar. I'm not looking to play Stairway - I need to play chords and sing along, basically. Mostly folksy songs. What books/methods are best for learning? [more inside]
posted by SNWidget on Jul 14, 2009 - 16 answers

Bass Amplification by Simulated Emission of Reverberation

What exactly is the difference between a guitar and bass amp? If I were to get the latter, could I plug in the former instrument and still get similar bitchin' sounds out of my rig? [more inside]
posted by shoebox on Jun 29, 2009 - 15 answers

i can has bookbinding?

Resources for a beginning bookbinder? (In New York City) [more inside]
posted by MaddyRex on Jun 20, 2009 - 4 answers

Which 2d game framework should I use?

So I want to make a 2d game and I'm looking for a framework/engine to build it in... [more inside]
posted by radgardener on Jun 6, 2009 - 8 answers

What is a good continuous light kit for a beginner photographer?

What is a good continuous light kit for a beginner photographer? [more inside]
posted by austinlee on Jun 5, 2009 - 3 answers

Recommendations for a book on patchworking and quilting

I'd like to make my first patchwork quilt and am looking for a good book. It needs to be an introduction to patchworking and quilting, explaining the different techniques and the steps from cutting the fabric to binding the finished quilt, but especially the quilting. Is there a book on the subject that you can recommend for me to buy? [more inside]
posted by amf on Jun 1, 2009 - 10 answers

surfer-filter: First timer looking for noob advice and tips

surfer-filter: First timer looking for noob advice and tips. My complete surfing history: Two years ago, a friend took me surfing and on the first try I rode a wave until it ended. Then I got out of the water. [more inside]
posted by brenton on May 14, 2009 - 5 answers

Learn To Draw In Only Twenty Seconds Using The Internet

I'm a writer who needs to learn how to draw illustrations for my manuals. And I need to learn fast. [more inside]
posted by scrump on Apr 28, 2009 - 23 answers

How do I make changes across all keyframes in Flash?

FlashFilter: I'm dumb at this whole Flash thing! How can I change something (i.e. text) across all keyframes? [more inside]
posted by kmtiszen on Mar 23, 2009 - 3 answers

Camping, hiking, backpacking suggestions for a beginner in the Midwest?

Summer isn't THAT far off . . . already trying to come up with camping/hiking spots in the Midwest for once it gets warm. Help! Looking for specific recommendations for spots in the IL/IA/WI area, plus whatever other random camping and backpacking tips you want to throw my way. Bonus points for places I can bring my dog, although I don't mind leaving her with my parents for a week either. [more inside]
posted by lblair on Feb 12, 2009 - 18 answers

Help me learn piano on the cheap!

Help me learn piano on a budget. I have always wanted to learn, and now I am 31 and tired of just wishing! Problem is, money is tight, so I am looking for suggestions on how to teach myself on the cheap (if that's possible). [more inside]
posted by scarello on Jan 25, 2009 - 8 answers

How can I get fit properly?

How can I get fit properly? [more inside]
posted by Fluffy654 on Dec 26, 2008 - 9 answers

meditation classes?

Should I take a meditation class? [more inside]
posted by hapticactionnetwork on Dec 14, 2008 - 9 answers

Please introduce a n00b to geocaching!

I've just learned about geocaching and it sounds incredible. Please help me get started, especially with choosing a receiver! [more inside]
posted by Arasithil on Dec 5, 2008 - 15 answers

Getting started producing electronic music?

How does an absolute beginner get started making electronic music? [more inside]
posted by wastelands on Oct 28, 2008 - 24 answers

Looking to start an overseas charity

My friend is looking to begin a charity benefiting children in Africa. We live in the U.S. And we have no idea what we're doing. Any tips from someone who would know how to begin? [more inside]
posted by pandemic on Oct 4, 2008 - 7 answers

podcasting from scratch

I would like to create a podcast that involves me playing music (mp3s) and talking about it. One minor problem: I know absolutely nothing about podcasts. [more inside]
posted by the bricabrac man on Sep 1, 2008 - 9 answers

Learning Fencing

Bitten by the olympic bug, I am interested in taking up fencing. Fencing questions inside. (Suggestions for other unique non-team sports are welcome) [more inside]
posted by comatose on Aug 11, 2008 - 21 answers

What cheap non-digital SLR for sis?

Which NON-digital, cheap SLR should I get my sister for her birthday? [more inside]
posted by Cantdosleepy on Jul 29, 2008 - 23 answers

How Do I get started in the recording side of the music business?

Where's a good starting place for a 22 year-old looking to get into the recording studio side of the music business? [more inside]
posted by photomusic86 on Jul 13, 2008 - 14 answers

Bring us (back) onto the web!

I want to share pictures and videos on the web with family. Is a website my best bet? Where do I start? [more inside]
posted by Big_B on Jul 1, 2008 - 15 answers

Fight or flight?

I've put on 20 pounds since I started my full-time desk job a year ago, and the time has come to get myself back in to shape. Research has brought me two preferable possibilities: a few days a week, either start taking Krav Maga classes (during my lunch break), or start commuting to work by bike instead of driving (15 miles each way). I have no experience with either, live in Boston, work north of Boston. Help me pick the right path. [more inside]
posted by SamuelF on May 20, 2008 - 27 answers

Photography primer

Can you guys recommend a photography textbook? [more inside]
posted by aeighty on Apr 10, 2008 - 8 answers

Off the rails...

Any good Rails 2.0 books for beginners? [more inside]
posted by Blazecock Pileon on Apr 9, 2008 - 6 answers

No skill music playing?

I don't play music. I want too. What instrument should I learn? [more inside]
posted by TheDukeofLancaster on Mar 11, 2008 - 30 answers

Newbie wants to convert a simple website into an iPhone app, am I doomed?

Easy way to turn my medical calculations website into an iPhone app? I tried fooling around with Xcode... [more inside]
posted by gramcracker on Mar 10, 2008 - 7 answers

Which of these bass guitars might I most enjoy learning on?

BassGuitarFilter: Anyone used a Yamaha RBX374, Squier Standard Jazz Bass or Ibanez GSR 200? What you think of them? [more inside]
posted by dowcrag on Jan 2, 2008 - 13 answers

Saxophone 101/411

My Sis gave me her sax a while back and I have a few hours to fool with it. That leads me to 3 questions. [more inside]
posted by snsranch on Dec 21, 2007 - 14 answers

How to buy a cheap (less than $100) bike in NYC to learn how to ride on?

How to buy a cheap (less than $100) bike in NYC to learn how to ride on? [more inside]
posted by beautiful on Nov 6, 2007 - 33 answers

Beginning electronics project?

I'm totally inexperienced when it comes to electronics, but I want to start building things that make noise. Is this (the link goes to a page with schematics and information) a terrible first project? [more inside]
posted by hapticactionnetwork on Aug 10, 2007 - 20 answers

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