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Publicly wearing a soccer jersey in the UK... Foolish?

In the US, wearing sports team jerseys in public is no big deal. I'm told that this isn't the case in the UK with soccer jerseys. Friends say I should not wear my team's colors in public when I go to the UK, lest I attract insults (or worse) from strangers who support rival teams. Is this true? [more inside]
posted by bruceo on Dec 5, 2015 - 11 answers

Seeking soft, cool, breathable cotton sheets

I'm looking for cotton bed sheets that are soft and remain cool throughout the night. With those characteristics in mind, what type (not brand) of cotton sheets should I be seeking? [more inside]
posted by iamisaid on Oct 20, 2015 - 18 answers

Looking for a decently priced New Jersey weekend beach house!

8-10 people want to rent a beach house in New Jersey for a weekend (ideally Asbury Park), hopefully for $50/person per night. Everything we've seen wants a week-long commitment. Is our New Jersey beach weekend feasible? [more inside]
posted by Hwaet on Apr 16, 2014 - 7 answers

Need help finding nice women's tops

Going back to work after maternity leave, but a size bigger so I have to get new clothes. I hate clothes shopping and I don't have time to browse the stores anyway. My work wardrobe staples are bootcut jeans and fitted jersey long-sleeve t-shirts with a nice-looking print. I got jeans but I'm missing the top part! [more inside]
posted by gakiko on Feb 27, 2014 - 6 answers

Where could one find a Jeff Hornacek jersey besides eBay?

I'm trying to grant a Christmas wish for my sweetheart. Shh! Don't tell! [more inside]
posted by timpanogos on Dec 16, 2013 - 1 answer

Seeking Team Canada / Finland / USA hockey shirts for tiny tot

I have a two year old niece. Her mom is American, her pop is Finnish, and her auntie biscotti is Canadian. I wanted to send her tiny little versions of the TEAM SUOMI and Team Canada and maybe Team USA hockey jerseys because (a) OMG the cute and (b) so her parents can dress her appropriately for Sochi. I can't find them, except for old versions of the US one. But I refuse to believe that Canadians and Finns do not want to dress their tiny tots in hockey paraphernalia, so I have to think these are out there somewhere. Can someone help me? My Finnish is limited to race drivers and the word "lansigootansmanpystykorva" so I can't really search on Finnish sites.
posted by ROU_Xenophobe on Dec 5, 2013 - 5 answers

Where should I live?

Looking for a home in a gay marriage state. [more inside]
posted by ohsnapdragon on Oct 14, 2013 - 50 answers

ID that ice cream place: Moo Jersey edition

I had an incredible milkshake once when I was a kid in the early aughts in southern New Jersey. The ice cream place served enormous milkshakes and had distinctive cow placemats. It was not near the shore; it was probably in a rural or somewhat rural area. What ice cream place was it? [more inside]
posted by topoisomerase on Aug 1, 2013 - 7 answers

I seek, what I call, a "flippy little skirt."

I need a casual summer wardrobe staple: a short, jersey knit black skirt. Alas: because there are further specifications, I cannot find it anywhere. [more inside]
posted by millipede on Jul 18, 2013 - 34 answers

How does one become a legitimate NFL jersey reseller?

I've been searching the net for days now trying to find a way to become an authorized NFL jersey reseller, to no avail. Who should a prospective retailer deal with? Nike or the NFL? What are some authorized distributors a prospective retailer/reseller could buy from?
posted by dcrocha on Jun 12, 2013 - 4 answers

Need to park a motorcycle for 2 weeks (continuously) this July in NYC.

Hello. I acquired a '91 Honda Nighthawk CB250 last summer, and now I need to leave town (Manhattan) for 2 weeks in July. Help me figure out what to do. [more inside]
posted by jacobdezoet on Jun 5, 2013 - 6 answers

NJ Governor Christie vs. teachers

Help me find sources detailing NJ governor Chris Christie's contentious relationship with teachers and teachers' unions. [more inside]
posted by carterk on Nov 4, 2012 - 2 answers

Books about New Jersey?

I have lived in New Jersey for over 10 years, really don't know much about it, except for the town I live in. I'm looking for books, fiction or non-fiction, that will give me a broader view. It doesn't have to be about the state, but could take place in it. [more inside]
posted by katinka-katinka on Sep 11, 2012 - 27 answers

Le maillot à pois rouges

Help me find the polka-dot wrapper that the Tour de France King of the Mountains Jersey is based on. [more inside]
posted by brainmouse on Jul 13, 2012 - 6 answers

Are reconditioned factory buildings safe (health-wise) to live in?

Are there health risks in living in an apartment inside a reconditioned factory building in Hoboken, New Jersey? [more inside]
posted by StrawberryPie on Jul 9, 2012 - 8 answers

Where can my dog and I go and have coffee?

How do I find dog friendly businesses in Northern New Jersey? [more inside]
posted by JayNolan on Jan 27, 2012 - 3 answers

stylist with "curly scissors" in Southern New Jersey

Help me find a replacement hair stylist with "curly scissors" in Southern New Jersey. [more inside]
posted by tigrrrlily on Jan 20, 2012 - 5 answers

NJ/NY Vasectomy Doc?

Early 40's male looking for recommendations for doctors who performs no-scalpel vasectomies, ideally in Northern NJ but New York City is ok too. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 12, 2012 - 3 answers

New York Marathon Traffic

Asking for a friend: "Our flight leaves from JFK at 5:55 PM. We're currently in Northern New Jersey, near Morristown. My father has offered to drive us to the airport, but we're concerned about whether this will be physically/emotionally possible due to the marathon. Our plan was to head south and take the Verrazano Bridge. Will this take us around the road closures / traffic hell, or should we just take the train?"
posted by ootsocsid on Nov 6, 2011 - 8 answers

Looking for a therapist in north jersey with no insurance.

Please help me find therapist in north jersey. Preferably one that specializes in depression for young women (late 20s). Bonus points if they have experience with sleep disorders. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 18, 2011 - 2 answers

Piano lessons for my niece

How to find a piano teacher. [more inside]
posted by lifeonholidae on Aug 28, 2011 - 4 answers

Cutting Jersey Knits

I just bought this dress, and I need to shorten it. It has a raw hem, so all I need to do, theoretically, is measure and cut. I know the trick for cutting a straight line on woven fabric (thank you 8th grade Home Ec!), but have no idea how to ensure an even cut on Jersey. Tips? Tricks?
posted by ereshkigal45 on Aug 8, 2011 - 10 answers


why was this police car swerving across lanes? [more inside]
posted by sabh on Jul 27, 2011 - 18 answers

My money is apparently no good for the GSP

I traveled on the Garden State Parkway in New Jersey recently. The exit toll booth had only "EZ Pass Only" and "Exact Change" lanes open when I exited. The "Cash/Receipt" lane was closed off with traffic cones. I did not have EZ Pass and only had paper bills, not coins, in the car. All of the booths were unattended. I saw no choice but to run through the "Exact Change" booth without paying the toll. Now what? [more inside]
posted by de void on Jun 27, 2011 - 11 answers

All-Time Phillies by Jersey Number?

I'm looking for a list of players in the Phillies' all-time roster, organized by jersey number. [more inside]
posted by moviehawk on May 29, 2011 - 2 answers

Road bike clothing online discounter?

Unbranded & weirdly branded road cycling clothing: About four years ago I came across a website that was a clearance center for major road cycling clothing manufacturers. It sold a lot of jerseys and shorts that appeared to be excess items from custom-design production runs printed for odd cat2/cat3 teams in different countries around the world, printed with sponsorships for things like Colombian soda-pop companies, German pneumatics firms, etc. They had a lot of jerseys that would normally be $75-100/ea going for around $30 a piece. I lost the URL and am not even sure if the company is still in business (iirc it was a Yahoo! storefront). [more inside]
posted by thewalrus on Feb 7, 2011 - 3 answers

Parody songs about New Jersey

Am I just imagining? Two joke songs about New Jersey. [more inside]
posted by Meatbomb on Dec 22, 2010 - 13 answers

What a wreck! No-fault state = no rights for basic compensation?

Help me make sense of no-fault state car insurance shenanigans! Covered person's insurance company not really proactive or informative. Other driver's insurance company dragging heels and giving the run-around.. [more inside]
posted by loquat on Nov 15, 2010 - 3 answers

Bicycle clothes/gear for big bodies?

I like riding my bicycle, but I'm having trouble finding clothes that fit. I'm 6'1", 305 lbs. I've researched other askme's, and there was some good stuff-- including the only company I can find so far that even comes close to fitting me-- 3XL the Minus 33 merino shirt, and even that is pretty small and tight on me. But I'm looking for more information and pointers than I can find on my own. I know there is a passionate bicycling clique here at Metafilter, and I'm hoping they can offer me some advice and sources for clothes to fit my odd-shaped body. Details below the jump. [more inside]
posted by seasparrow on Oct 14, 2010 - 13 answers

No Longer Seeing Stars

What happened to all the sea stars on the Jersey Shore? [more inside]
posted by Miko on Aug 5, 2010 - 10 answers

Is Jersey City to Somerset a reasonable commute?

Want to know about how long (and how bearable) it would be commuting from Jersey City, NJ to Somerset, NJ 5 days a week for work. Has anyone done it? Any thoughts on how 'sustainable' a commute it is? I am mostly concerned with the day-after-day effects of driving this distance. My commute now is via subway and is about 30 minutes each way, including walking.
posted by dvjtj on May 25, 2010 - 18 answers

Cape May in the cold and rain?

We're visiting Cape May, NJ this weekend with 6 and 8 year old kids. We've been there before, but the weather isn't looking great. Any recommendations for activities or restaurants we might not know about? [more inside]
posted by Barnsie on Mar 9, 2010 - 7 answers

Paczki in JC or NYC?

Hello! Can anyone recommend anywhere in either Jersey City or New York City to get the Polish delicacies known as paczki? [more inside]
posted by plep on Feb 15, 2010 - 13 answers

Make the hockey jersey soft

What is the best way to soften up a hockey jersey to make it comfortable to wear without ruining its appearance? [more inside]
posted by Silvertree on Dec 14, 2009 - 9 answers

Where can I find a Jersey like Charlie Brown's?

Where can I find a jersey like Charlie Brown's? [more inside]
posted by ijaaz on Sep 24, 2009 - 16 answers

Johnnaroo has me in its grasp.

Where can I buy an adult-sized, customized London Knights jersey? [more inside]
posted by andrewcilento on Jul 11, 2009 - 8 answers

Need a northern Jersey soccer camp

Looking for a summer soccer day camp for an 11 year old that's more than a week...in northern New Jersey.
posted by kemah201 on Jun 4, 2009 - 1 answer

Best cheap weekend beach trip from NYC in May?

What's the best (cheap, clean, warm) beach to go to in mid-May, accessible by car from NYC? [more inside]
posted by alleycat01 on Apr 9, 2009 - 9 answers

Tall bike jerseys?

Bike jerseys for tall people? [more inside]
posted by rachelpapers on Feb 22, 2009 - 19 answers

Buying Property on New Jersey Shore. Is it time?

I'm considering buying property on the New Jersey Shore. I like the look of some of the Sea Isle properties that are available under the million mark. The prices have come down nicely since I've been watching but I'm not sure it’s the right time to get into the real estate market yet. [more inside]
posted by nightwired on Feb 2, 2009 - 3 answers

"You know my name, look up the number"

Sports jersey questions: Why is the baseball pitcher with a single-digit number such a rarity? Why do hockey goalies usually wear 1, or something in the 30s? And why are 2-7 usually worn by defensemen? [more inside]
posted by TheSecretDecoderRing on Jan 11, 2009 - 7 answers

How 'bout them O's?

ShoppingFilter: baseball Jersey help. [more inside]
posted by jonmc on Jan 6, 2009 - 5 answers

Jersey Cat???

Help me name my new kitty--Jersey Inspired [more inside]
posted by murrey on Nov 8, 2008 - 46 answers

An observatory in the New York/New Jersey area?

I need help finding an observatory in the New York/ New Jersey area that I can take my boyfriend for his birthday to view the stars for a good hour or more. Any suggestions?
posted by likeapen on Sep 16, 2008 - 4 answers

Hungarian Soccer Jersey for a 3-year old

Looking to purchase a Hungarian soccer jersey for a toddler. Please help! [more inside]
posted by taang on Sep 8, 2008 - 2 answers

Where can I find a list of the sales rank of NFL jerseys?

How would you find a ranked list of professional sportsmens' jersey sales for a particular league during a particular season? For instance, where could you find a ranked list of the sales of NFL players' jerseys for 2007? [more inside]
posted by ChasFile on Aug 26, 2008 - 1 answer

Vacationing checklist

Packing for a trip to the NJ Shore. Do you have a check list you use when you take a family vacation in a rented house/condo? more inside.... [more inside]
posted by vermontlife on Jul 24, 2008 - 7 answers

Looking for traffic accident details

Is there a way to find out details about a particular traffic accident and death that occurred in New Jersey on May 11? The only additional info I have is the name of the deceased. [more inside]
posted by shortfuse on May 23, 2008 - 11 answers

Where the Gypsy Angels Go

New Jersey-Filter: Two questions. First, can you recommend any great B&Bs in Monmouth County? Second, if you had the aim of introducing two close friends to summer in the Garden State, with the ulterior motive of disabusing them of anti-Jersey stereotypes, where would you take them and what would you do?
posted by Miko on May 19, 2008 - 25 answers

I need my Spider-Man!

I've just accepted a job in Montville, NJ, and I will probably be living somewhere within a 20-30 minute radius. Please to be recommending to me a good comic book store in the area to set up a pull box.
posted by emptybowl on May 12, 2008 - 7 answers

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