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Inspired By Blade Runner

You love Blade Runner, I love Blade Runner - a little too much. I need more. What are the best pieces of future noir media with the same setting/atmosphere? [more inside]
posted by gregoryg on Dec 1, 2015 - 32 answers

Letter Opener Blade

I have this neat old letter opener which is from the early 80's. [more inside]
posted by Confess, Fletch on Jun 14, 2014 - 1 answer

Help with project? Please list fictional cities !

For a project I'm currently working on as part of my graduation in Graphic Design, I wanted to compile something like an atlas of fictional cities. These may be from books, legends, stories, video games, advertisements, comics, really whatever... Even "real" cities but alternate versions, imagined or in some way deviate from their real counterpart are valid. [more inside]
posted by ahtlast93 on May 18, 2013 - 47 answers

Do these things on windshield wipers serve any function?

Do these things on windshield wipers serve any function, or are they purely decorative? And is there a name for them? [more inside]
posted by UltraFleece on Sep 14, 2012 - 3 answers

When should I replace my can opener?

How do I know when I should replace my hand-operated can opener? [more inside]
posted by circular on Jun 13, 2012 - 13 answers

What shaving cream should I use?

What shaving cream should I use? [more inside]
posted by GlassHeart on Jul 31, 2011 - 47 answers

My server needs more space!

One of my servers needs more space, but due to several reasons I can't add space directly to the server... [more inside]
posted by gregr on Sep 4, 2009 - 7 answers

Look sharp!

I'd like to sharpen my knives and pruner, but how? [more inside]
posted by serazin on Apr 16, 2009 - 26 answers

Which version of Blade Runner to watch first?

Which version of Blade Runner is the best to watch for somebody who has never seen it? [more inside]
posted by stovenator on Jan 9, 2009 - 35 answers

How do I get my blade home?

Long time listener, first time caller: Any globetrotting rowers or shipping pros out there? I need to transport a rowing oar overseas, and I don't want it damaged. I'm planning to check it on my flight as 'sports equipment', but any advice or alternate suggestions are welcome. More details inside. [more inside]
posted by iona on Oct 8, 2008 - 9 answers

ObscureAudioFilter: Did you have a Blade Runner startup sound for your PowerBook Duo too?

ObscureAudioFilter: Help me find an old audio snippet from Blade Runner from early Powerbook days [more inside]
posted by metaseeker on Aug 11, 2008 - 9 answers

Best saw blade to cut LDF?

What type of saw blade should I use to cut LDF (light density fiberboard?) [more inside]
posted by howling fantods on Jan 12, 2008 - 6 answers

It's not an easy thing to meet your maker.

Bladerunner theatrical release: did he or didn't he? Gorey details and [more inside]
posted by lekvar on Oct 20, 2006 - 12 answers

I've got a sensitive skin, how to shave and what to use?

I've got a sensitive skin, how to shave and what to use? [more inside]
posted by dcrocha on Aug 20, 2006 - 20 answers

sword fighting games

I'm looking for PC Sword fighting games, in the style of the old boshido blade games... doesent have to be commercial
posted by xteraco on Jul 15, 2006 - 7 answers

Pyramid blade sharpener - real or urban legend?

I remember reading a while back, possibly in Cosmic Trigger or some other such book, that the pyramid shape is naturally conducive to the sharpening of blades. According to this source, if you put dull blades inside a pyramid-shaped object, they will naturally sharpen over time. I don't think it matters what material the pyramid is made from, or how big it is. Anyway, as implausible as this idea seems, I know that I've heard it at least a few times, and cannot find anything about it on Snopes. So my question to the MeFi Mythbusters- real or urban legend?
posted by afroblanca on Feb 20, 2005 - 24 answers

Recommendations for Good, Non-Pricy Coffee Grinder, Top-of-Line Gourmet Coffee?

I'm looking for recommendations for a good, relatively inexpensive (hopefully around $30) coffee grinder, and some top of the line gourmet coffee to go along with it for a gift for Mom. She usually drinks Folgers, but was quite impressed with Jamaican Blue Mountain. Forgive the cluelessness, I'm more of a tea girl.
posted by ferociouskitty on Nov 20, 2004 - 28 answers

3 serious hardware questions

(1) Is there a significant difference between running Linux on Opterons vs. Xeons? Is one clearly better? For MySQL? For Apache/PHP?
(2) Ever hosted with Cogentco? Is there anyone else with prices like that? (100Mbps at $1000/month)
(3) What's your favorite server vendor for typical 2-way 1U systems? (Looking at Dell, IBM, Penguin; where does Google buy them again?)
posted by sylloge on Dec 21, 2003 - 3 answers

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