My baby is four months old, and due to a plethora of reasons, we never ended up sending out thank you cards after the baby shower. I know there's a period of time after which you just don't... but is it too late to send out thank birth announcements? What is the best way to show our appreciation for the gifts we were given for the baby months later? [more inside]
I am leasing a car. I just noticed the "maturity date" was yesterday, meaning I forgot to return it on time. Doh! I feel like a total idiot, but then I was under the impression that there would be tons of notice about how to schedule an inspection, etc., so I wasn't expecting to need to pay close attention to when it needed to be returned. I haven't heard anything--no mail, calls, nothing. [more inside]
How do I choose a tax attorney? [more inside]
How to handle issues regarding a friend who is typically late to nearly all our plans? [more inside]
My friend rents an apartment. According to the lease he signed there is a 4 day grace period before his rent is considered late. (He sometimes pays on the 4th of the month because of when he is paid). This month the grace period involves the July 4 holiday. [more inside]
This is not the question I wanted to ask this week, but last week, my employer forgot to submit my first time card on time, and I will (very) possibly not get paid this week. I am very poor right now. [more inside]
I'm going to turn 28 this year, and I've noticed a trend when it comes to meeting people as I get older. It's become a lot tougher to meet people and hang out with them outside the workplace or school setting. [more inside]
My husband and I have been together for 9 years, married for the last 3. We met when I was 19, and him 21. Recently I have been feeling like I might want out. I still love him, but I am not sure that he is going to change in ways which I would prefer him to. Should I tell him I want to separate or wait to see if things get better? [more inside]
I'm 45, female and just discovered I'm bi. Now what? Yes, I know it seems unlikely, and the nearest I can figure is my arousal/desire for every single one of my lovers has occurred after being desired, rather than finding someone hot in advance. I was married for a very long time, and possibly oblivious to any gay come-ons, in my premarital time. For the sake of the information I seek, can we please assume that I am correct - that I am bi, and that this wasn't just experimental? (which has been suggested to me by a straight friend). [more inside]
I ordered a 2-piece sectional sofa 15 weeks ago, and it was supposed to be delivered in 8-10 weeks. Half of it was delivered at 8 weeks, the other half is still missing. How much should I ask for in compensation as the delivery gets later and later, and what's the best way to handle asking for such compensation? [more inside]
How do I drag myself out the door to do the things I want to do? [more inside]
End of junior year in college, biology major, low GPA, just feel miserable. Is there any hope left for me? [more inside]
I am very embarrassed about this. Last September, I attended the wedding of some good friends who live far away from me. At the brunch the day after the wedding, I discussed with the bride the gift I planned to give them to make sure it was one they'd want. AskMe, I still have not ordered that gift. Can I fix this by ordering it now and enclosing a note of apology? What do I say? Or do I get in touch with the couple first to find out if they still need it or would prefer something else in case they've already gotten one for themselves? [more inside]
OverdueWeddingGiftFilter: What's the best way to handle overdue wedding gifts? [more inside]
How can someone enter the workforce later in life - with absolutely no experience? [more inside]
SleepFilter: Does quality of sleep suffer if you go from earlybird to night owl and do most of your sleeping after midnight/in the morning? "One hour of sleep before midnight is worth 2 after." How true is this saying? [more inside]
My boyfriend is in his articling year at a criminal defense firm. All of a sudden, he's so rarely around! Have you been in this situation? What strategies can make this sudden shift in our lives easier on us both? [more inside]
How do you pay delayed tax d'habitation in Paris, France? [more inside]
I'm writing a book and want to include a scene set in the mid-1990s in Boston. I'm looking for articles, blog posts, photos and books that capture that era. Things that talk about specific bars, clubs and restaurants would be perfect. The main character is a college kid who visits Boston and is taken around to all the "cool" spots by a local girl he meets randomly.
Please help me find some place pleasant, close to a train station, to pass the time from 10:00pm-12:00am north of Chicago, IL. [more inside]
Last year I went on a hardship repayment plan with my Bank of America visa. No problem...until I see my credit report!!! They are now saying I should have known better, and there is nothing they can do. Do I have legal recourse to force them to revise my credit rating? [more inside]
Best study spots, particularly late-night, in and around Chicago? [more inside]
I go to college in California, and my school recently charged me a $250 late fee for failing to pay a bill by January 2nd, even though the semester does not begin until January 19th. In California, can a late fee be charged for a service that has not yet begun?
Question: Trying to rebuild after leaving an abusive relationship; how can I recover my lost sense of self, while facing a competitive job market? [more inside]
Specific travel filter: Anyone know any hotels, hostels, guesthouses, B&Bs etc at Bangkok Suvarnabhumi airport that a) can pick up and return my hapless self to the airport (the next day) and b) offer 24 hour check in and out? [more inside]
I am at JFK waiting to fly to Bermuda. Most likely, my flight is going to be cancelled due to weather in Bermuda. In the event my flight does get cancelled, what is the best thing to do regarding finding a room for the night that isn't going to be dodgy? I have had a look at rates in Manhattan and even something as simple as the Courtyard Marriott on 3rd is going for $450 a night. Should I stay near the airport? If so, where? Do I have any leverage on such short notice? Can I just call the hotel, and say 'Hey, I need a room, if its not you, its gonna be someone else. What's the best rate you can give me?' Help me find a decent place to stay and not pay an arm and a leg in NYC.
What should I give a friend and her husband as a very late wedding gift? [more inside]
TorontoFilter: What's there to do late on a Sunday night? [more inside]
Is anyone aware of the specific elements of The German Ideology that the later Marx is said to have disavowed or been unproud of? I understand that Marx's economic understanding was developed far beyond what it was at the time of this writing due to his research on the matter, but I'm concerned about if Marx came to feel any different on the historical materialism expressed within his earlier works? I could've sworn I had saw one reference that reflected how Marx felt about his early work (specifically, The German Ideology) but I can't find it now, and I know that I couldn't trace that observation into any sort of specific elements that Marx came to disavow.
Is there a good restaurant in Wilmington Delaware open late Sunday nights? [more inside]
Older women, younger men; is there hope for a sleeping beauty? [more inside]
I am late for everything - dentist appointments, work, lunch. Not by much - about 10, 20 minutes at the most. I want to be on time, or even early! What are your tips and tricks for being punctual?
It's 23:00 / 11:00PM. I'm in London, near St. Pauls. Where can I eat right now? Nothing fancy, just something to get a decent late casual dinner. Takeaway or delivery is fine (or even preferred), and totally flexible on cuisine. A good curry or Kebab shop would be idea. I don't mind taking a taxi or the tube, but I don't want to be out all night. Any ideas?
Any really early or late yoga classes in NYC? [more inside]
What are the guidelines for referring to a deceased individual as "late"? [more inside]
Renters in our condo are loud and obnoxious to their neighbors. Well, one of them is. Their lease is up for renewal. Should we? [more inside]
Someplace to read, write, relax alone at night in NYC. [more inside]
I haven't paid taxes since Feb 2007, how do I make it right? I'm Australian. [more inside]
Forgot to file tax returns. Now what? [more inside]
How did you overcome a lifetime of chronic lateness? [more inside]
There such a things as "Administrative Assistants' Day"? Sorry, never had a secretary before: what should I give as a late gift?
Oh no! I forgot "Administrative Assistants' Day" - what should I do / get my secretary to make it up to her? Any gift ideas? [more inside]
How late is too late to send out Christmas cards? [more inside]
Quick! What is the joke about the vindow vasher? My friends and I are going nuts! ..and looking up salmon PR)N.
Low calorie snacks? [more inside]
I'm looking for a good deli that delivers in Los Angeles, Beachwood Canyon to be precise. I need a website or very patient people. [more inside]
Tsk, tsk. I still need to file my taxes from 2006. Is there any website you can recommend that will help me do this?
How can I help my girlfriend wake up on time? [more inside]
How can I accept the tardiness of those around me? [more inside]
How do I apply for an ideal job whose application deadline has *just* passed? [more inside]
(Denied boarding Airline question) -- I just got back from what was supposed to be a cheap trip to Paris (rtrp $464 after tax) but on the return leg, I missed my Air France flight because NO COMPUTER SCREEN in CDG (Charles de Gaulle airport) had the flight listed. By the time I located the terminal of the flight, it was 45 minutes before take-off and despite not having carry ons and perhaps 5-10 people in the line for tickets, I was told the flight was closed and I was not going to be able to board...... [more inside]
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