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Should I take this job and move home?

Should I take this job offer and move home because that's where I want to end up, or spend another year at my current company doing my dream job? Complication: I'm female, 30, single, and want to get married and have a family in my home state. [more inside]
posted by curtains on Nov 6, 2014 - 23 answers

Hiking or biking but not getting eaten by bears

I'm looking for a break from tech-life and have a friend who recently solo thru-biked the Colorado Trail. I'm on the east coast, but would love to do something similar. [more inside]
posted by tmcw on Aug 5, 2014 - 9 answers

How dangerous is East Palo Alto?

I'm a single male in my late 20s, currently living elsewhere in the Bay Area. EPA has the following attractive features for me:
  • Quite is quite close to my new job
  • One of the few places in the Peninsula which I could reasonably afford to buy property (I don't want to be renting for the rest of my life).
  • Reasonable chance of strong appreciation in property prices over the next 15 years.
However, it also has a reputation as a dangerous city. [more inside]
posted by pzad on Jul 26, 2014 - 9 answers

East coast vacation spots for the 10 to 78 set?

Do you know a great place near New York City for three generations of family to vacation for three to five days this summer? [more inside]
posted by snorkmaiden on May 29, 2014 - 5 answers

Middle East Conflict Film Suggestions

Hi There, Can anyone think of movies that deal with Middle East centric conflict from the 60's to now - possibly with one or two female protagonists, issues with child custody, royalty, Arafat? Or any great documentaries that show the 20th century history of the Israeli / Palestinian conflict? Thanks!
posted by sunnyblues48 on Apr 7, 2014 - 12 answers

lunch on upper east side

Please suggest a lunch spot on the upper east side, as close to 74th and Lexington as possible; I need to suggest a place to meet and I am blanking on suitable places within a couple of blocks of that intersection. [more inside]
posted by third rail on Jun 8, 2013 - 6 answers

East in the West?

Did Eastern Bloc countries do on-the-ground historical research in the USA during the Cold War? [more inside]
posted by lstanley on Sep 18, 2012 - 3 answers

Do I eat this? I really don't want to get sick.

Toss or eat? Yesterday's (restaurant-made) spaghetti in meat sauce that was unrefrigerated for about 10 hrs today. [more inside]
posted by who squared on Sep 17, 2012 - 35 answers

Female doctor recommendations for 60 yr. old woman in East Bay, CA with a host of neglected medical issues.

Female doctor recommendations for 60 yr. old woman in East Bay, CA with a host of neglected medical issues. [more inside]
posted by thenewbrunette on Aug 28, 2012 - 8 answers

How do I find a list of legitimate overseas English teaching opportunities?

After decided not to go to law school this fall, I find myself somewhat at loose ends, and have decided to look into teaching overseas. Google searches have led me to a confusing plethora of programs, as well as to endless warnings of scams of all types. Is there some sort of centralized database of 'clean' programs, and if so, where might I find it? [more inside]
posted by AdamCSnider on Jul 15, 2012 - 5 answers

What to do with Carob Molasses?

exotic ingredient: Carob Molasses - how do I use it? [more inside]
posted by euphoria066 on Jun 29, 2012 - 7 answers

Where is a panoramic east bay SF view?

Looking for a scenic San Francisco East Bay location that i can shoot a picture of my car, preferably something that catches a bay view. [more inside]
posted by NGnerd on Feb 14, 2012 - 10 answers

Cultural values affecting foreign policy?

To what extent do cultural values affect foreign policy making between U.S. and China? [more inside]
posted by espada0 on Feb 14, 2012 - 11 answers

Books that deal with The Stasi

Can Anyone recommend any Book/s that deal with The Stasi/Secret Police in the DDR or East Europe [more inside]
posted by maxmix on Feb 6, 2012 - 6 answers

How to watch East Coast TV on the West Coast?

Is there a way to watch the major TV networks' East Coast feeds on the West Coast? [more inside]
posted by awesomedude on Sep 25, 2011 - 4 answers

Letting agency for East London?

I am moving to London to start a new job next week/week after and finding my room/studio search hampered by squatters and wire transfer fraudsters. Can you recommend a letting agency for East London?
posted by parmanparman on Sep 25, 2011 - 7 answers

Tell me and my partner where to go (politely)

Help me plan the great American Road trip(s) [more inside]
posted by smithsmith on Aug 14, 2011 - 58 answers

Looking for East Bay Regional Park posters of a certain style

Looking for a place to buy East Bay Regional Park posters (Tilden, Wildcat, etc) in this style available for Muir woods: http://store.parksconservancy.org/store/product.asp?cat=68&sub=68&product=243 I know they exist, just have had no luck finding them.
posted by mulligan on Jun 26, 2011 - 6 answers

Tunnels under East St. Louis?

Are there tunnels beneath East St. Louis? [more inside]
posted by lewedswiver on Jun 25, 2011 - 12 answers

Can I rent beach huts in South East Asia?

Can I rent beach huts in South East Asia? [more inside]
posted by logicalsequence on Jun 21, 2011 - 6 answers

Help me find a music festival this summer

My best friend and I (living in New Brunswick, Canada) want to take a road trip this summer and we were thinking maybe doing a musical festival/camping adventure. Any suggestions for excellent festivals where two young women would be safe and have an amazing time? [more inside]
posted by gwenlister on May 27, 2011 - 12 answers

Modern Standard Arabic (MSA)- how prevalent is it?

Modern Standard Arabic (MSA)- how prevalent is it? [more inside]
posted by Carius on Apr 4, 2011 - 3 answers

History of self-immolation

Mefibooks: History of self-immolation in the Middle East? [more inside]
posted by mooselini on Jan 20, 2011 - 3 answers

Bring out the gimp.

Bicycle accident, sprained or otherwise damaged knee, no insurance - where to go in the East Bay for help? [more inside]
posted by anotherkate on Jan 16, 2011 - 9 answers

East Coast vs West Coast Cars

Am I stupid for buying a car in LA when I am moving to Boston in six months? Are "west coast" cars different than "east coast" cars? [more inside]
posted by Spurious on Oct 15, 2010 - 27 answers

Egypt-bound?

Adventures By Disney announced today that they will be travelling to Egypt in 2011... is this a good idea for us? [more inside]
posted by roomthreeseventeen on Jul 21, 2010 - 17 answers

Has Tony Blair done anything worthwhile?

Has former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair actually contributed at all to Middle East Peace? I mean this in his capacity as "Middle East Peace Envoy". [more inside]
posted by Biru on Jul 5, 2010 - 8 answers

Help me plan out a fun graduation present vacation for my gf and I!

My girlfriend is about to graduate undergrad this coming July. We want to take a vacation and live in New Jersey. Budget is about 2500-3000. Doable? Suggestions?? [more inside]
posted by PetiePal on May 12, 2010 - 10 answers

Yes I said road trip and no we don't have a car

East Coast Road Trip!! Caveats: Medium amounts of luggage, and no car. [more inside]
posted by mokudekiru on May 3, 2010 - 9 answers

Teach Me About East Germany

I want to know everything about East Germany (the GDR). What can you teach me? [more inside]
posted by Despondent_Monkey on Mar 10, 2010 - 22 answers

Why do women in East Texas think contraception is morally wrong?

Why do women in East Texas think contraception is morally wrong? [more inside]
posted by Tallguy on Feb 17, 2010 - 46 answers

Good books / Documentaries on the Middle East?

Good books or documentaries about the middle east [more inside]
posted by happydude123 on Dec 12, 2009 - 12 answers

working in Qatar for young women

Expat life in Doha, Qatar: I am likely to relocate in two weeks to a country I have never been to. My biggest concerns are 1) the work environment in general and specifically for a young American woman trying to get things done in an industrial, engineering position and 2) the social life for said young women, who are used to having a lot of guy friends. [more inside]
posted by whatzit on Oct 8, 2009 - 7 answers

Reuniting with a headmaster for an expensive school in Australia named Ron..

I'm looking for a forgotten chat-friend from over 10 years ago. All I remember is that his first name is Ron, and he was a headmaster at a school in eastern Australia, got to drive a Aston Martin as a work benefit, and once took a group of students to visit America in the Seattle area. He gave me some advice that I later took up, and would like to tell him how much of a difference (good) it's made. [more inside]
posted by Quarter Pincher on Oct 7, 2009 - 13 answers

Photos of soviet bloc villages

I am looking for images, or a photoblog, of eastern european villages. Think dusty, soviet bloc style, with maybe a of Borat-esque comedy. Its for a film treatment I am working on. Any help with where to get some imagery of Uzbek villages or something similar would be greatly appreciated. Even a link to a relevant Flickr pool would save me. Thanks again.
posted by cascando on Sep 4, 2009 - 2 answers

Travelling with Swine flu risks: Safety vs Bargain

Safety and budget -wise, should I buy a heavily discounted ticket now to SE Asia in January 2010? More details inside... [more inside]
posted by gttommy on Aug 19, 2009 - 5 answers

East Coast Surfing

Where is the best place to learn how to surf on the east coast? [more inside]
posted by gonadostat on May 24, 2009 - 4 answers

Why have the NBA's western teams been better than its eastern teams in recent years?

Is there a geographical reason the NBA's Western Conference has been so much better than the East? What's the deal? [more inside]
posted by ORthey on Feb 19, 2009 - 37 answers

Multi-tasking in the Middle East.

Multi-tasking in the Middle East -- planning a trip to the region and have a few goals to accomplish. Besides being a vacation, this trip is also equal parts family reunion and cultural diaspora study (personal, not academic). Looking for tips on this kind of trip! [more inside]
posted by milkdropcoronet on Jan 18, 2009 - 4 answers

CPA in the east bay

Does anyone have a recommendation for a good CPA in the east bay (San Francisco) area. We don't know many locals who don't use turbo-tax and have a complicated year's worth of taxes. [more inside]
posted by NGnerd on Dec 30, 2008 - 6 answers

Where is the Napa Valley of the East?

Planning a wine tour vacation in the spring (late April) and wondering where the Napa Valley of the Eastern US is? [more inside]
posted by genial on Aug 18, 2008 - 10 answers

How to turn East Village apartment into speakeasy joint

How to turn East Village apartment into 'speakeasy joint' for dinner parties [more inside]
posted by dvjtj on Aug 16, 2008 - 7 answers

Victorian era travel journals and exploration books?

I'm looking for historical travel journals and books in the public domain. Specifically I'm interested in anything related to Victorian era exploration of the middle east and central Asia. [more inside]
posted by thewalrus on Jul 7, 2008 - 13 answers

East Nashville & Antioch

where are the nice parts of east nashville and antioch?
posted by locoindio on May 13, 2008 - 5 answers

Show Me the Way

What are some ways to tell the direction [North, East, South, West] you are headed? And more generally, what are some cool nature tricks you've learned through the years? [more inside]
posted by cloeburner on Apr 16, 2008 - 35 answers

East Bay Drum Sander Rental

Does anyone know of a place where I can get some time on a drum sander near Oakland, CA?
posted by zeoslap on Mar 20, 2008 - 6 answers

Bali Hai, or Hi Bali

I have two months to prepare for a two month Surf/Adventure trip to Bali, what should I not forget to take and what should I absolutely not miss when I am there, within reason.
posted by kanemano on Nov 26, 2007 - 13 answers

I Am Prodigy!

I'm looking for gifted children or 'child prodigies' in Asia that I could possibly get in touch with and interview but it's proving to be a little tough locating these whiz kids. Anybody got any leads?
posted by mordecai on Nov 5, 2007 - 10 answers

Need help finding cheap one-way flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Hong Kong

Cheap flights between Ho Chi Minh and Hong Kong, one-way only. Leaving around September 16th. Any recommendations? So far the cheapest found is £199 ($407) from expedia. Are there any other cheaper airlines?
posted by oh_do_shutup on Jul 28, 2007 - 8 answers

Zurich to Tokyo: Help me plan my trip!

Help me plan my trip! I want to leave Zurich in late October. Heading east, I would like to end up in Tokyo in January. I would like to travel by train or plane and keep costs well under $10,000. Where should I go? I think I'd like a rather versatile trip. Thanks!
posted by mrunderhill on Jul 2, 2007 - 3 answers

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