If you are in a relationship (not married, just dating), how do you determine your anniversary date? Do you go with the day that you first met? The day of your first date? The day you became exclusive?
Good spot for a blind date in SF near BART? [more inside]
What am I doing wrong on the first and second date? [more inside]
Please help explain why this formula works. [more inside]
I come fellow MeFites to ask for dating advice today. It's like my back in time question in the past, only I actually know this girl and I didn't randomly see her through a 8th degree connection in a church somewhere, lol. [more inside]
MS Excel Question: If I have a column with a range of dates in it, is there a formula that will tell me how many years ago that date was from today? [more inside]
I've read that raw chicken should be kept in the refrigerator for only 2 or 3 days before using. So why is the "Use By" date on the chicken sold at my local supermarket 6 days from now? [more inside]
Last minute date filter: Need a good restaurant in San Francisco for a couple of twenty-somethings. [more inside]
What can I do this Saturday during the day and evening in London? Any ideas welcome, but looking for fun, lighthearted activities, or tips on cool places to stroll, eat, drink and chat. [more inside]
Does "Hoes before bros" apply if the "Ho" is married? My married friend intruduced me to another single friend of hers and we hit it off. Married friend wants me not to go for the guy 'cos SHE has feelings for him. I say I can go for him 'cos she is married and all I want is to make out with him and see where it goes. [more inside]
I have an Accurist chronograph watch that I bought about 5 years ago and every so often it insists that the date is invalid and jumps forwards one month and one day. Before I dump it in the bin and buy a decent watch, can you help me set it correctly? [more inside]
I'm in my early 20's and asked a guy in my cooking class to hang out via email. The guy said we could but added, "I want to be clear that if we do hang out it will only be as friends." Does this mean I am on the "would not hit it" list? An internet profile say's he's into girls, single and looking for "friendship."
How do I make an OpenOffice spreadsheet display a cell in bold if the date in the cell is in the past?
How do I make an OpenOffice spreadsheet display a cell in bold if the date in the cell is in the past? [more inside]
Conversation starters needed for married couple's date night. The wife is a bit introverted and needs some prodding to get a conversation started... if it doesn't include career, kids or family. [more inside]
new-to-Philly-filter: Casual, short dating activity--no food, coffee, or alcohol? [more inside]
Why does she invite her ex or friends to everything we do? What's my next move? [more inside]
I'm looking for ways to inspire my spouse to ask me out. [more inside]
I would like to go to the drive in on a date in my Audi. The problem? The persistent beep that happens with the key engaged and the seatbelt unfastened. Help me conquer this inconvenience so I can get lucky in one of the classic American dating pastimes. [more inside]
What is the best paid dating website with ACTUAL results? [more inside]
In a SQL query that returns totals by date, how to interpolate dates where there are no results? [more inside]
Datingfilter: I went out on a date, in the end, I wasn't into the person. They're really into me. How do I let this person down without hurting them? [more inside]
What is the Best NYC Locations to Meet Singles? [more inside]
Please suggest fun date outings in Manhattan for a transplant and a New York City native. [more inside]
iCal disaster. All records before a certain date are gone. This is true -- and the date in question is the same in each case -- for all my daily iCal backups over the last 30 days. I urgently need to recover these records if possible. [more inside]
How do I copy a large number of files in Windows XP without changing the date created/modified? [more inside]
How do I convert RSS feed timestamps to relative timestamps or "time ago", for example: "12 minutes ago?" [more inside]
How can I get wordpress to show a post as though it had been published in the future? [more inside]
Due to health reasons, I cannot drink alcohol. However, I still want to ask girls out for drinks because it's a good first date. What to do? [more inside]
I need an online reminder which will send me an email reminder for one task one 4 different dates: tomorrow, after 7 days, after 15 days and after 30 days. I tried Remember the Milk, but it seems it only works with one date.
What's the significance of having a New Year's Eve date? Is it really the Big Deal I've been lead to believe it is, or is it more of a convenience come time for the midnight kiss? [more inside]
I'm freshly sprung on a new cutie. How do I take it slow? [more inside]
Is it reasonable to not pursue 2nd dates unless you're infatuated? I've gone on several dates recently. While I've encountered several intelligent, nice, and not particularly ugly prospects, I haven't been thrilled, excited, infatuated, enamoured (and I'm certainly capable of that feeling). As a result, I haven't followed up. Is mine an immature or unrealistic expectation?
My sister and brother-in-law moved to greater Chicago (Lake Forest) about a month ago with my 3-year-old niece. Need ideas for a night out for them when I go visit at Christmas. [more inside]
Does anyone have any experience with crazyblinddate.com, from the okcupid people? [more inside]
I have a set of dates/times in a MS SQL table that lack a timezone offset. I want to convert them to UTC, but I have to be mindful of Daylight Time for each of these dates (they're in the future). How can I convert them to UTC correctly? [more inside]
Got a fun 'date night' idea for a married couple? [more inside]
Ok, so I invited the girl I'm interested in to coffee... she said yes... we have a time... Help me make it not a total disaster. [more inside]
PHP/HTML/etc. gurus: A strange date-related glitch has me totally buffaloed. [more inside]
I had a date tonight, a first date, and my date didn't show up. How do I get across the message that it's not a problem? [more inside]
Please help me find things to do on dates in the Nyack, NY area [more inside]
Can you recommend a romantic restaurant in Columbia, SC for a birthday dinner-date? [more inside]
date things to due in Houston the weekend of September 14. [more inside]
DATETIME, TIMESTAMP, TIME, DATE. Which should I use for general-purpose date storage in a recent MySQL version? [more inside]
I have Mac OS X, with its Unix underpinnings. I have a number of text files through which I did a search-and-replace. Unfortunately, that altered all of the timestamps on the files. I'm trying to restore things via the "Date Created" info. [more inside]
Why does laser toner have an expiry date? My laser toner cartridge finally ran "dry" after 8 years of use (same cartridge) and the replacement refill that I purchased has an expiry date which is listed as a little over year from now. I also believe that most new cartridges also have an expiry date but since mine lasted for so long, I don't understand the purpose of having an expiry date.
So how do I find out what this guy is thinking about me and our series of quasi-dates without actually, you know, having to ASK him. Am I missing something here? (Much more inside.) [more inside]
Girl I've been dating for a while likes wine and she likes cheese. Therefore, wine+cheese+Metafilter=awesome date. [more inside]
AskingOutFilter: I've heard of a potential match from a third party.. how might I go about acquiring her contact details (or other info) in an uncreepy way? [more inside]