We want to throw a party for about 300 people that happens to begin with a wedding ceremony. What are some nontraditional / outside-the-wedding-industrial-complex strategies for creating a meaningful, festive, family-centered, and cost-conscious celebration event for such a large group? We're in St. Louis, Missouri but are very interested in general strategies and examples from other regions that may not be as commonly known here, as well as St. Louis-specific advice. Help! [more inside]
I've invited 14 people to crash with us for a long weekend this summer. Hooray!! I'm super excited, but also terrified at the prospect of feeding all of these people... [more inside]
Looks like our Circulon 30 cm frying pan is fried, so I'm looking for a replacement that will work with high heat. Someone who will go unnamed really likes to crank the heat on most of the stuff he cooks, and it's pretty much bricked our big frying pan, so I'm looking for recommendations for something reliable and high quality to replace it, particularly for British or European available brands (US-only brands will almost definitely be too $$$ w/shipping). [more inside]
I have about 100 brand new very high quality USB drives (between 8gb and 256GB...most of them are the larger end). What can I do with them? I bought them thinking they were going to fail, and I was going to go through them. But I found out that high quality shit doesn't fail within 6 mos. [more inside]
We have friends with restaurants who would buy fingerlings, table flowers, herbs, etc. We have an artesian well. We have a giant ancient hops vines we could grow more with clippings. That's about all our ideas for now. Thank you.
Where can I find a large--5 inch or longer---hair clip with a teeth and a side hinge that doesn't protrude much, so I can relax and lean back on it? [more inside]
I'm trying to stay more hydrated and I often find myself out about without water. I'm looking for a LARGE (preferably > 20 ounce) insulated stainless steel travel mug with a leakproof or leak-resistant sippy top. [more inside]
YANMV, however, I am waiting on a call back from my vet and as I am impatient and prone to obsessive behavior, I shall ask the same of the hive to see the consensus. Should I be feeding my 4 1/2 month old puppy large breed puppy food? Details inside. [more inside]
I have an absurdly large head and most (95%+) headphones don't fit me. Fellow big-headed headphone-wearers, please recommend to me a pair of wireless headphones/headset that are wide and tall enough that they won't give me headaches! (Special conditions: no earbuds, clipons, etc. Needs to be headphones.) [more inside]
Best stores for short and plus sized gals? Comfortable yet young professional clothes, especially. Snowflakey details inside. [more inside]
What type of crate should we use for my sister's very large dog? [more inside]
I'm an large woman and I need to find my first sports bra. Help? [more inside]
What are these large metal objects? [more inside]
What's the story with Windows and big disks? Specifically, Windows 7 and a 3tb drive. I've read what Microsoft and others say about using large drives with Windows 7. I gather it works. However, I haven't found a how-to guide that actually spells out how to get the thing done. In my case, it would not be the boot drive. I'd boot off an SSD and use the 3tb drive for storage. How can I do a clean install on that? I've tried and Windows doesn't see all of the 3tb drive. (The GPT format option is greyed out.) Then, if I get Windows to recognize the 3tb drive, can I partition it into multiple logical drives? So, for example, the SSD would be C: and I'd split the big drive into D: and E: . Doable?
Lip balm, or stuff that can be used as lip balm, that can be purchased in a big container? [more inside]
Recommend some sunglasses and / or a glasses case, preferably under $30 that will accommodate both my large head and my tendency to crush and bend every pair I've ever owned. [more inside]
For the 10th time in a row, I've bought shoes that are too big, and wear them out after I can return them. What are your best methods on making large shoes fit better?
How would one go about finding unserviced office space to rent in major uk cities?
Best way to alphabetize a large number of files without going crazy? [more inside]
Where can one buy large, narrow shoes (15AA) that will deliver to the US? [more inside]
Multiple questions for diet/exercise for an extremely large individual. [more inside]
I'm not overweight, but want to make my cheeks less big. How can I do this?
Will my big baby be a big adult? He 9 months and is in the 80th+ percentile for height and weight and his head is (literally) off the charts big. I am just kind of curious as to whether he is likely to be super tall/big as an adult and my googling of this question has let me down. [more inside]
Where can I find fashionable shoes sizes 13-15? [more inside]
Where to get a large format picture scanned? I have eight 14" x 22" posters from all of the plays I was in during my high school years in the mid-80's. I would like to have them all scanned, front and back, into images I can post on the web. I took them to FedEx-Kinko's, and they wanted $8 per side to scan them. I am nostalgic, but not $128 worth of nostalgic. Is there a less expensive way I can turn these memories into digital artifacts?
Could you help me find a mp3 player that has large capacity and plays flacs? [more inside]
Where can I buy glasses that complement a large nose? Preferably something similar in style to this. Los Angeles area or online.
How do massive long-stay carparks (like those at airports), that have too many cars to keep track of individually, deal with the problem of cars that are never collected? [more inside]
What is the best way to cover 8ft high windows? [more inside]
Where can I find a list of the smallest things (and for that matter) the biggest things in America? [more inside]
I'm huge. I want to get a commuter bike. What's a good one? [more inside]
I'd like to move a big file (110gig) to a business associate across the internet. The file must arrive in as fast a time frame as possible in order to update a database with as little downtime as possible. [more inside]
Due to a virus corrupting my USB drivers, I've been thinking about a fresh WinXP install. But I'm thinking of getting a 1TB hard drive (my current one is 250). My question is, are there any potential pitfalls in having a HD that is so big? Other than the fact that it might fail six months in and I lose a large chunk of stuff. The reason why I want a huge HD is that I like the feeling that I don't have to worry about all the crap I might put on my desktop, or how many videogames I want to install.
How much does it cost annually to keep a large-ish (50 - 80lb) dog? [more inside]
What types of large group (+50 members) consensus-building methods can prioritize information quickly? [more inside]
Who are the world's largest employers? [more inside]
I have invented a calendar that I think is unique in design and function. [more inside]
I have a few large items that i would like to sell on eBay however the shipping charges are way to high, this is not due to weight but due to dimensional size. ie. 30" x 30" x 26" high or another item is a pair of speakers which are approx 50 lbs each and 20" x 24" x 34". The cost of shipping these items makes it impossible to sell them on eBay and get what they are worth. I hope some of you savvy sellers and shippers can help me out with this problem, i have many vintage items that are large and too expensive to ship via UPS, FedEx or Dhl. Thanks
Okay, I know there have been 2 other questions recently about LHC, but both threads seem to have died. I have a question that I haven't seen answered anywhere else yet: 1) I have read quite often that LHC will create "energies not seen since the Big Bang." 2) I have also read frequently that "gamma rays magnitudes of order more powerful strike the earth regularly." So which is it? It seems to me those two statements contradict each other. If the former is true, how does the 2nd one jive with the first? If the first is true, why shouldn't we be concerned, unless the second is true, in which case, isn't the first statement false?
So, I've got a small group of young college friends, about 10-15 people. I'm looking for fun running out door games with lots of competition. And when the winter hits some fun competitive indoor games. Any ideas for both indoor and outdoor games?
I want to buy the Leaflet-o-Matic 5000 printer of awesome. [more inside]
Where can I get large prints of digital photos done online? (Or locally in Toronto) [more inside]
I need to have a photo printed on a 4x10 poster: the photo I emailed was taken on a fancy digital camera but the printer says the photo file is too small. [more inside]
Is there an online store that carries nothing but humorously large versions (preferably functional) of everyday items? [more inside]
I just bought a pretty high-end Dell PC with a large LCD monitor. It's got dual Core2 CPUs @ 2.66GHz, 4 GB of RAM, and a decent graphics card. The monitor is a widescreen 27" Dell Ultrasharp. So far, I like the PC. But I was disappointed to find that the first PC game I tried (BioShock) runs TERRIBLY. The game does run pretty well on my slightly older PC, which only has a 19" monitor. So, I think the large, widescreen monitor is the problem. Is that correct? Are there tricks to running the latest games on a large LCD monitor? Many thanks in advance for any advice and insight.
Does Windows create temp files on the local disc when copying a large file from an external drive to a network share? [more inside]
Where can I buy 4x5 Polaroid Sheet Film in Rome? [more inside]
Why does my computer (Linux, Gnome) suddenly think my screen is 3 feet wide? How can I convince it otherwise? [more inside]
What is it like to be a large animal/rural veterinarian? [more inside]
I am a mac OSX user and I want to send Huge (>1GB) files via the internet. Does anyone have a solution other than Yousendit, dropshare or AIM?
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