Seeing that it's now free, can Microsoft's Virtual PC 2004 work with Windows Media Center Edition 2002 - sp2 as the host OS? [more inside]
My girlfriend handles registrations for swim lessons, and it's a very time-consuming, badly-executed process. I told her that an online implementation of her forms, class rosters, and maybe even payments would simplify the process. Guess who gets to make this happen? (And needs your help to figure out how!) [more inside]
Can we believe at will in the same way that we can raise our arms at will? [more inside]
Lady / Don't cha know we love ya? Sweet lady / Dear mama / Place no one above ya, sweet lady / You are appreciated / Don't cha know we love ya?
What's the best way for a tech-impaired, budget-conscious mom in the US to talk to her son while he's living in Indonesia? [more inside]
Are there any Canadian free voicemail services a la Netzero Privatephone (as seen in the blue)? [more inside]
Does anyone know where I can get a free (legal) copy of Paint Shop Pro? [more inside]
I'm looking for sheet music for piano. My student bank account requests that it is free, or at least very cheap. One piece by Chopin, one by Yann Tierson (from Amelie) and one by Duke Ellington. [more inside]
Where can one download simple or "obsolete" games for little/no money? I'm having a hard time finding anything decent. [more inside]
I've often wondered if the quote from the movie Good Will Hunting: "You wasted 150 grand on an education you coulda got for a buck fifty in late charges at the public library" is feasible. [more inside]
What's the best free spreadsheet program? (OS X or Windows) [more inside]
Help me find this particular brand of square "free weights." [more inside]
Looking for alternative methods for getting referrals for a "free ____ " program. [more inside]
My daughter's exhaustive search on the internet for free Bell ringtones for her Kyocera 5135 cellphone ended in her being empty-handed (and rather grumpy). Help me find some. [more inside]
Canadian Income Tax Question: Will the Canada Revenue Agency do my taxes for me? [more inside]
Free domain registration & hosting. Hope me. [more inside]
Where can an honest man find a free place to park his domain for a while? [more inside]
Find me some free, nice divider/filigree images that I can use in a printed booklet without getting pixelated looking. Stuff like this, but better: [more inside]
Can anyone recommend good timeline creating software (preferably free)? [more inside]
What are some of the better free weekly rags where you live? [more inside]
Desperately seeking free, reliable forum hosting for simple two or three topic forum. [more inside]
I received an unsolicited copy of TaxCut in the mail. Has anyone else? Am I just lucky, or is something up? [more inside]
Any such thing as a free DVD/CD writing software for Windows? [more inside]
Defensive patents for free and open source software: can I bind a specific type of license with a patent ? [more inside]
OrganicFoodFilter: I'm looking for some information sources and populated forums discussing local farming options, organic food, pasture-raised meats, humane meat animal treatment, etc. Do such forums exist? Do such forums with a decent sized Los Angeles community exist? [more inside]
Any word on the SF free wireless offer? [more inside]
I'm looking for some free classic baseball jersey fonts to use for mocking up some team apparel ideas. I'd love to have the variety found here
Help me find good non-paying writing assignments. [more inside]
Can anyone recommend a good (free) program that would let me block specific websites? Not just a filter by category such as porn etc. So far everything I find is either not useul or not free. I use a PC at home and a mac at work, so one that works for both would be ideal, but I'll take what I can get. Suggestions?
I need help coming up with a bunch of different, creative ways to incorporate exercise into my life, every day, without spending any money. [more inside]
Are there any free software firewalls that run on Windows 2000 Server? [more inside]
Ignoring the ethics, can you attend/sneak into university classes and lectures for free? [more inside]
I am in need of 3D models to use in architecture renderings. Since I am a starving student, free is the only price I can pay! [more inside]
How can I circumvent the NYT Op-ed wall? [more inside]
Is there a fully customizable online diet that will take into consideration food allergies and dislikes? Should I just find a dietician? [more inside]
Looking for a service to set up and host community websites/blogs for free. [more inside]
Can you suggest a free service that will make a smart logo for the heading of web sites. (Something similar to the nice logos at Gotlogos gallery, which is a paid service)
I'm turning 36 on Monday. I'm tempted to do the cheesy thing for the sake of amusement and take advantage of "free on your birthday" offers - can you suggest some good ones (I know about these)? What was the best free thing you got on your birthday?
sometime in the last week or so, there was a thread on the blue that (i seem to recall) had something to do with growing vegetables... or horticulture... or something. and in the comments i'm nearly sure i saw a link to some sort of software that would let you mess with the pH levels in your soil, lighting levels, etc... like a "sim-'growing things'" kind of software. [more inside]
Are there any good sources for free sound effects? Preferably free in terms of both purchase and royalty costs.
Does anyone know of a development tool vendor that provides free training (not online, but in person) , please share ?
Does anyone know of a software development tool vendor that provides free training (not online, but in person) , please share ? It doesnt matter what kind of software development tool vendor it is. Any will do.
I'm looking for a political map of Japan, divided into prefectures, that is both free and compatible with Adobe Illustrator. [more inside]
Are free business magazines worth it? Magazines.com and a couple of other websites are offerring free magazines to "qualified subscribers." Has anyone signed up before? Do these magazines generally have valuable content or are they created just to gather names and addresses for advertisers?
Help me find free and/or open-source statistical software. [more inside]
What examples are there of consumer-grade open source software whose quality surpasses that of closed source, proprietary software? [more inside]
Is there a free, online database of lawsuits filed in the US? My Google-fu is no match for awesome super-powerful search engine spam... [more inside]
Is there such a thing as a freely available database of Congresspeople? Names, districts, party affiliations, etc. Preferably easily loadable into a MySQL database. You'd think with the success of grassroots politics on the web someone would be offering one, but everything I've found wants me to pay a significant amount of money for one.
Can anyone direct me to a website with usernames / passwords for public consumption for sites like NY Times, WSJ, etc? [more inside]
What free hit counter do you guys recommend for a blog?
What (free) Windows program will convert a CMYK TIFF to a lossless CMYK JPEG2000, assuming JPEG2000 can cope with CMYK? If possible, I'd like to avoid having to know how JPEG2000 works just to be able choose the right settings.
What is a decent, free spam filter for Outlook Express? Suggestions that I use another mail client are not necessary.