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Looking for this exact dish drain/drying rack!

Here are photos of my current dish drain. It's about 13"x18"x10"H when unfolded (ready to use) and ~16"x18"x3"H when folded. I think I got it in the late 90s at, like, a grocery store or something. It was cheap ($5-10). Since it got worn/rusty, I've tried to find a new one, but none of the places I've looked have anything like this anymore. [more inside]
posted by hansbrough on Nov 22, 2015 - 4 answers

Poutine Hipster

Recently poutine came up in a convo I had with a foreigner. After they told me they visited Canada and while here made sure to try poutine, I explained to them that I was familiar with poutine before most Canadians knew what the hell it was and that in the not-too-distant past poutine wasn't well-known outside of Quebec. I estimated that it only started becoming popular outside of Quebec in maybe the late 90s. Am I off in this estimate, MeFi? [more inside]
posted by GlassHeart on Mar 5, 2015 - 33 answers

Help me get wireless TV, or at least not have guests break their legs?

Please help me understand my options for a wireless TV setup so I'm not sued by people tripping over the cable strung across the room and breaking their legs. I have DISH but they've been no help when I try to talk to them and paying $150 for a technician to come out and answer the question is absurd. [more inside]
posted by marylynn on Sep 5, 2014 - 9 answers

Which is truly better? Cable or Dish Network?

One of the longest-running modern-day battles is that of Cable vs. Dish Network. Both seem to basically offer the same stuff. Most everything I read says Dish Network offers everything Cable does, except it's cheaper. Which is better and why? Does Dish Network really go out when it rains or is cloudy? Do you have experience with both and a compelling reason for one over the other? Thanks in advance.
posted by dep on Jan 28, 2013 - 23 answers

Where in NYC can I watch today's USC-Arizona game, aside from the two schools' official alumni bars?

Where in NYC can I watch today's USC-Arizona -- aside from the "official" sports bars of the two schools' alumni groups? [more inside]
posted by Flying Saucer on Oct 1, 2011 - 2 answers

Slave to the noodle

Give me your most complex, time consuming pasta dinner menu/ recipes. [more inside]
posted by The Whelk on Sep 28, 2011 - 26 answers

If you don't use the dishwasher you are going to DIE!!!

Dishwasher vs Washing Dishes By Hand -- Which is better and/or safer? [more inside]
posted by buckaroo_benzai on Jan 6, 2011 - 37 answers

Please pick out dishes and flatware for me

Please pick out some dishware and flatware for me. I am overwhelmed and you all are better at this than me. [more inside]
posted by k8t on Nov 12, 2010 - 61 answers

Can I put my terracotta casserole dish on an electric hob?

Can I use my new terracotta casserole dish on an electric stove top? [more inside]
posted by penguin pie on Jan 2, 2010 - 6 answers

Recreating the perfect pineapple salsa

How do I duplicate at home this absolutely perfect pineapple salsa I just found? [more inside]
posted by joshrholloway on Sep 21, 2009 - 9 answers

Can I convince DirecTV to upgrade me or should I switch to Dish?

Should I stick with DirecTV or switch to Dish? OR: Can I get DirecTV to upgrade my receiver for free? [more inside]
posted by chndrcks on Sep 16, 2009 - 10 answers

Have Satellite Dish, Will Watch TV

The house I'm renting has a satellite dish up on the roof, and I'm pretty sure I know where the wall-plug for it is indoors. What kind of equipment and cables would I need to do/buy to easily (and importantly, cheaply) access satellite TV and watch it on my television set? I'm in Australia, if that matters.
posted by Effigy2000 on Jul 23, 2009 - 8 answers

I can't do it captain, I don't have the POWER

So a friend of mine asked me a question about the new Star Trek movie. (probable spoilers inside) [more inside]
posted by sourbrew on May 13, 2009 - 15 answers

Foods that originated in the United States?

Where can I find a list of foods that originated in the United States? [more inside]
posted by wastelands on Feb 3, 2009 - 23 answers

How to protect my wall from the cat dish

Cat fanciers: is there a convenient way to keep dried bits of food from getting on the wall next to the cat food dishes? [more inside]
posted by kosmonaut on Jan 22, 2009 - 10 answers

I'm a Comcast customer is looking to expand my TV horizons.

I'm a Comcast customer is looking to expand my TV horizons. [more inside]
posted by bamassippi on Jan 5, 2009 - 10 answers

What chickens are these?

What are these (dishware) chickens? [more inside]
posted by nat on Dec 10, 2008 - 9 answers

And I especially like the sweet black beans

Is the fact that I really like eating the banchan more than the meal at my local Korean restaurant looked at as odd? [more inside]
posted by oflinkey on Nov 18, 2008 - 18 answers

I need cable/internet. Should I go with Comcast, DirectTV, or DISH Network?

I need cable/internet. Should I go with Comcast, DirectTV, or DISH Network? [more inside]
posted by decrescendo on Oct 15, 2008 - 25 answers

We're lazy, I admit it.

We're contemplating moving into a house with no built-in dishwasher... without which we cannot live! What are your impressions of portables? What are good some good brands, and are there any caveats to hooking them up that we should be aware of?
posted by TheNewWazoo on Jun 10, 2008 - 21 answers

Where do I get a tiny water dish

I want a pet rock for my cubicle. Obtaining the rock isn't a problem, however I also want a mini water dish for it. Don't ask. Anyone know where I could obtain a 1" or so pet water dish?
posted by hungrysquirrels on May 16, 2008 - 21 answers

Help me find new soap dish holders for my tiled walls

How can I fix a peeling soap dish in my tile? [more inside]
posted by acoutu on Apr 20, 2008 - 12 answers

Dish Network Vs. DirectTV Vs. Uverse (from those who've had two or more)

Dish Network Vs. DirectTV Vs. Uverse (from those who've had two or more) [more inside]
posted by monkeybutt on Mar 17, 2008 - 0 answers

I suck at washing dishes.

How do I clean my non stick pans? [more inside]
posted by stormygrey on Jul 18, 2007 - 14 answers

Caught Between an HD Rock and a Hard Place...And a Hard Place

I have just moved from Berkeley, CA to Austin, TX and have to move my TV service with me. We were using DirecTV in Berkeley and I was perfectly happy with my (hacked) HR10-250 HD TiVo unit. Now I am faced with a choice. D*, cable or Dish? What service do I go with if I want to have TiVo and HD? I seem to be screwed in one way or another. More inside... [more inside]
posted by JLobster on Jun 29, 2007 - 5 answers

What cool stuff can I do with a satellite TV dish?

I have a Dish Network satellite dish + satellite receiver that I never returned after I cancelled my contract with them. What cool things can I do with it? [more inside]
posted by kdar on Jun 28, 2007 - 5 answers

Can my landlord prohibit me from installing a satellite dish?

Can my landlord prohibit me from installing a satellite dish on my apartment's property? [more inside]
posted by soonertbone on May 17, 2007 - 36 answers

Help me find the best TV and/or Internet solution(s) for a multi dwelling unit

I need help with crafting a multi-dwelling (Condo) solution for TV and/or Internet service [more inside]
posted by twiggy on Apr 30, 2007 - 3 answers

I need your recipes.

Feedmyfamilyforaweekfilter: Now that we finished the lasagna, what other full meal sorts of dishes can I make in my big glass lasagna pan? [more inside]
posted by thirteenkiller on Mar 2, 2007 - 40 answers

Can I view CC information on my monitor?

Can I view the closed caption information on my plasma monitor which is hooked up to my dish network receiver? [more inside]
posted by jlub on Jan 29, 2007 - 5 answers

My best friend: TV

I have Dish Network and my DVR has a USB port on the back. Is there a way to transfer programming from the DVR to my laptop? What is needed to make this happen?
posted by crapples on Jan 24, 2007 - 4 answers

Oh my God, you killed Mega Cosmos! You bastards!

Greeks and Greek-Americans: what happened with Mega Cosmos on Dish? Are they moving to cable or to a different satellite company, or are they simply not going to be available in the US any more? This sucks.
posted by evariste on Dec 2, 2006 - 18 answers

DirectTV or Dish Network?

What's better...DirectTV or Dish Network? [more inside]
posted by ryecatcher on Oct 10, 2006 - 22 answers

Help a first time homeowner with all sorts of moving and decorating stuff!

NewHomeFilter: I have a few questions about moving into my first new condo. I'm on a budget and green to the process with questions about: furniture (where to get), TV service (see inside), and lots... [more inside]
posted by twiggy on May 11, 2006 - 14 answers

Can I use a Direct TV dish as the antenna for my Sirius receiver?

Can I use a Direct TV dish as the antenna for my Sirius receiver? [more inside]
posted by poppo on Jan 9, 2006 - 12 answers

Dish or DirecTV? Best bang for the buck

Dish Network or DirecTV? Which plan? [more inside]
posted by bh on Dec 4, 2005 - 14 answers

Foreign TV via Dish?

Anyone have any experience with Dish Network's International selection? [more inside]
posted by RavinDave on Nov 22, 2005 - 7 answers

Does anyone have any recommendations for online retailers for DirecTV?

I'm looking into signing up for DirecTV, mostly for the free/cheap Tivo. I've checked out the PVRBlog, Matt's recommendation seems to be go through OrbitSat, I've also been referred there before from others, but they no longer deal with DirecTV. Google is full of linkfarm results for the same 3 or 4 online retailers, by instinct I don't want to give them my business. Does anyone have any recommendations for online retailers for DirecTV? I'm looking for a 2 room system, with a single DVR, and Triple LNB, for as cheap as possible.
posted by TuxHeDoh on Sep 9, 2004 - 4 answers

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