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How to keep it real around people I think are super cool

people who are a bit older than me in my field but who somehow see me as an equal [more inside]
posted by winterportage on Nov 27, 2014 - 9 answers

What makes someone funny?

I've always wanted to know how funny people became funny. What particular attributes, behavior, types of humor makes them so hilarious? Do some of them practice jokes in advance? Do they watch comedians and funny tv shows a lot? [more inside]
posted by poilkj on Aug 17, 2014 - 30 answers

Just had my allergy breakout (Hives) and my face looks like a map

I have never had an allergic reaction before so I don't know what to do. I just had hives that lasted for 2 weeks. I went to the doctor and they gave me some shots and it was gone in a day, but it came back the second week - I kept taking my meds so the hives are mostly gone now. Some spots were still kind of itchy but its mostly just dark marks on my face. I was wondering if anybody knows how to remove these dark spots on my face because I really feel uncomfortable looking at the mirror and seeing myself like I'm looking at a moon. [more inside]
posted by Johnkx on Sep 23, 2013 - 3 answers

How do I prepare myself for my bungee jump?

I am going bungee jumping in one week! But am TERRIFIED of heights! I want to go because I think it will be awesome and fulfilling, but am at the same time, completely scared out of my mind!! What things can I do to prepare myself for the jump?
posted by dinosaurprincess on Apr 21, 2013 - 14 answers

How to reduce comcast internet bill, and how fast do I really need?

How to reduce comcast internet bill, and how fast do I really need? Details inside. [more inside]
posted by markblasco on Jan 16, 2013 - 14 answers

How to behave around your ex

What should I wear and how should I behave at a dinner, where my ex will be with his new gf? [more inside]
posted by artystar on Dec 5, 2012 - 58 answers

How to quiet the "think about other women" impulse and become faithful in thought as well as action?

How to quiet the "think about other women" impulse and become faithful in thought as well as action? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 11, 2012 - 52 answers

Sheltered Meets Extroverts

Your friends scare you with their kindness. Now we're going on a roadtrip - advice? [more inside]
posted by Chorus on Sep 21, 2012 - 17 answers

Brevity is the soul of wit?

How did you learn to say more with less? [more inside]
posted by mkdirusername on May 29, 2012 - 20 answers

Any engineers out there?

I want to rig up a way to cover and uncover my fire alarm with ease. I cannot cook in my apartment, at all, without it going off, and I am too short to climb up and cover it every time. Any engineers out there? I'm thinking a wall aligned contraption like what would be on a very high window...does that make sense? Parts? How-to?
posted by Hannahesque on Jan 27, 2012 - 25 answers

Fashion 101 for the Tall and Clueless

How can a tall 20-something female become fashionable on a budget? [more inside]
posted by sunnychef88 on Sep 24, 2011 - 13 answers

How do I get Urban Outfitters to carry my book?

I wrote a book and would like Urban Outfitters to carry it - what specific steps would you take to ensure this eventuality? [more inside]
posted by Sully on Sep 19, 2011 - 6 answers

Free crash course in DSLR

What is the best resource for giving yourself a crash course in using a Digital SLR camera? Food photography tips also appreciated. [more inside]
posted by sunnychef88 on Jul 5, 2011 - 9 answers

I need directions about how to navigate this online relationship

I need directions for navigating this online relationship [more inside]
posted by timsneezed on Jul 4, 2011 - 40 answers

Cedar deck preservatiion

I have 6 year old cedar deck by the ocean that is aging quicker than expected, I have power washed and coated it twice with Benjamin Moore transparent deck stain. It's decaying, and the stain is not penetrating and peeling. Any ideas?
posted by daveo'h on May 21, 2011 - 8 answers

Ever bought a mic flag?

How to buy a mic flag: The first week of June I will be attending a meetup via my favorite tech podcaster and I want to gift him with a microphone flag for his Shure SM58 since he records his podcast LIVE every week. [more inside]
posted by TangerineGurl on May 6, 2011 - 3 answers

We want to buy something new and shiny, but a direct to dvd camcorder from 2005 seems like the best solution. Do you have any better ideas?

We want to buy something new and shiny, but an ancient direct to dvd camcorder seems like the best solution. Do you have any better ideas? [more inside]
posted by abirae on Feb 28, 2011 - 1 answer

MW2 XBox live and local Multi???

How do I play Modern Warfare 2 online with two local players? [more inside]
posted by Thrillhouse on Jan 9, 2011 - 7 answers

What a sell out.

Best tie ever...hopefully [more inside]
posted by hal_c_on on Jan 1, 2011 - 8 answers

I'm too old to be scared of intimacy!

How do I let people love me? Will I ever outgrow my fear of intimacy? I'm in my late 20s. I'm scared of intimacy. Don't get me wrong, I'm not scared of sex. Won't think twice about a threesome, but am startled by holding hands. If a guy wants to get to know me more, compliments me, or crosses the line from being sweet to me to being sweet on me, I get super flustered. I stutter or look at my feet. I run away. [more inside]
posted by jamaisvu on Nov 6, 2010 - 15 answers

Metadrinker

Best way to open and enjoy this fine bottle of beer... [more inside]
posted by freddymetz on Oct 31, 2010 - 8 answers

How To Topics?

I have a technical writing background but haven't written a technical piece in a long time. Can you come up with some good topics for me to write about? I can't seem to think of anything. [more inside]
posted by MrningLight on Jun 21, 2010 - 5 answers

How to flight?

How do I fight? [more inside]
posted by hal_c_on on Jun 26, 2009 - 47 answers

ET Phone Home

VPS and Internet Proxy: I have a VPS and want to be able to access the internet remotely from it. For example, the VPS is hosted in Scandinavia while I am in USA, how do I create a proxy server so I can access internet through the VPS country? [more inside]
posted by Funmonkey1 on Jun 3, 2009 - 5 answers

Sleepz?

If you are really exhausted from lack of sleep and stress, x say 2 months off and on, what's the best thing to do to get back in good shape? [more inside]
posted by sully75 on May 22, 2009 - 8 answers

Help me learn piano on the cheap!

Help me learn piano on a budget. I have always wanted to learn, and now I am 31 and tired of just wishing! Problem is, money is tight, so I am looking for suggestions on how to teach myself on the cheap (if that's possible). [more inside]
posted by scarello on Jan 25, 2009 - 8 answers

Help me sell my Excel spreadsheets!

How can I sell my Excel spreadsheets online? [more inside]
posted by jseven on Oct 1, 2008 - 9 answers

Help me find this how to website!

Ask me find this how to website! A series of videos with hipsters teaching you things like how to calm down a baby by turning on a tap, and wrapping your headphones' cord. [more inside]
posted by Andorinha on Aug 27, 2008 - 7 answers

how to plan for a move

I own a home in the mountains of WNC. It is large and old (1895) and in fair condition. Fortunately, (and unfortunately), it is in an area that is experiencing a lot of influx by wealthy folks fleeing whatever. It is time to begin thinking about my next life. [more inside]
posted by haikuku on Nov 22, 2007 - 6 answers

how do I find some decent therapy on no $$$?

I'd like to get some kind of psychotherapy for change-of-life adjustment issues. I live right near a major university and wondered about talking with a student intern... would it, mefites, be (a) possible and (b) prudent? [more inside]
posted by mr. remy on Sep 19, 2007 - 9 answers

get thee to a therapist

How do I get me some therapy? How do I talk to a therapist? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 1, 2007 - 12 answers

bra strap

How to keep bra straps from showing without safety pins? [more inside]
posted by transona5 on Sep 1, 2007 - 25 answers

How to control one's sexual urges

Hi: Is there a drug. mineral or Vitamin I can buy to curb my sexual urges? I am 37 years old male and just became single. I am having a hard time with this so please be serious.
posted by Noodles on May 12, 2007 - 34 answers

How do I start a tech heavy business?

I have an idea for a tech heavy business that I know is guaranteed to completely put blockbuster/netflix/any other dvd rental place you can think of. But I have no clue how to start a business. so where do I begin? [more inside]
posted by tylerfulltilt on Mar 9, 2007 - 17 answers

How to wash satin?

Hi, I recently had some pyjamas made for me when I was in Vietnam. They are made of satin. How do you wash satin?
posted by yak sox on Feb 8, 2007 - 9 answers

How to start recycling and become green?

I'm working on becoming a better person in all aspects of life. One area that I severely lack in is being friendly to the environment. I would like to start off small and began recycling everyday household trash. But how do I begin? Is there a straight forward newbie guide to recycling? What other small steps can I take that would have a big impact on the environment?
posted by bleucube on Jul 12, 2006 - 30 answers

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