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This is probably just in my head, but my guilt over my dog's quality of life is bringing me down

I need help getting over some complicated feelings of homesickness and guilt regarding a recent international move. More details within. [more inside]
posted by msali on Oct 22, 2011 - 21 answers

Oil of oregano under tongue?

Can salivary amylase break down oil of oregano?? [more inside]
posted by nitor on Oct 8, 2011 - 4 answers

Putting in an honest day of work

Are we seeing a wide spread erosion in work ethic? There has been attention paid to the differences between boomers and xgen and ygen that I just can't sink my teeth into. Has our sense of entitlement at work changed? What has happened to putting in an honest days work? [more inside]
posted by YukonQuirm on Oct 5, 2011 - 38 answers

Love of place

I'm trying to find a particular quote from Ursula le Guin's "Left Hand of Darkness". [more inside]
posted by chmmr on Oct 1, 2011 - 6 answers

Number of Google hits

I have a column of words in an excel file. I want to get the number of google results for each phrase in my file. Is there a simple way to do this? [more inside]
posted by AlexanderPetros on Sep 15, 2011 - 4 answers

Malazan Book of the Fallen: Deadhouse Gates Plot?

Malazan Book of the Fallen: Deadhouse Gates Plot? [more inside]
posted by SweetLiesOfBokonon on Sep 3, 2011 - 12 answers

Help me enjoy the scenic views

How and/or can I get over my fear of (a specific kind of) heights? [more inside]
posted by RajahKing on Aug 27, 2011 - 10 answers

How do I increase my chances of filing an order of protection?

How do I increase my chances of filing an order of protection? [more inside]
posted by kopi on Aug 9, 2011 - 7 answers

A description of a woman

My question is from " Mrs.Bixby and the Colonel's Coat" by Dahl. How did he try to characterize Mrs.Bixby by writing,"Mrs. Bixby was a big vigorous woman with a wet mouth."? Strong,active and healthy woman having a moist mouth with saliva? It seems a bit strange to me...could you describe your Mrs.Bixby?
posted by mizukko on Aug 6, 2011 - 15 answers

Should I moderate my sweet tooth?

About 1/ week, I have a major sugar binge. It's always candy and never cake or other sweets. I usually end up eating more than a couple servings of candy in these binges. Now, I am a healthy weight, and my diet in every other way is balanced and healthy for the most part. I am wondering how bad of a health impact these sugar binges can have? Especially in the long term. I am in my mid-20's.
posted by Equiprimordial on Aug 1, 2011 - 13 answers

schedule of daily events

I'm looking for an app that will create a daily schedule of events (for a conference). Needs to be able to: be displayed on the web, display multiple events throughout the day (hour-by-hour) – some events happen concurrently, link each entry to another web page (event details), and be able to be used by non-programmers. See sample of ideal look here Google Calendar comes close but it does not seem to have the ability to link individual entries to outside webpages – and it compresses all events that happen at the same time into a very narrow column so info becomes unreadable, and, of course, each person viewing needs and account.
posted by pmaxwell on Jul 24, 2011 - 5 answers

How to find assessed value of a house

How can I find out the assessed value of my grandmother's house w/ out a lawyer? Is this information in the public domain? [more inside]
posted by muchalucha on Jul 13, 2011 - 11 answers

You're still not done??

In some way, I'm too slow. It takes me a really long time to do things, especially if they're not interesting. This doesn't apply to all things though. I can move fast, and walk fast, and talk fast. [more inside]
posted by mokeydraws on Jul 8, 2011 - 15 answers

Maid of honor/Bridal shower advice

I'm maid of honor for my sister's upcoming wedding, and fear her inner Bridezilla is coming out. [more inside]
posted by hellameangirl on Jul 7, 2011 - 25 answers

Where can I go to upload a lot of data quickly?

Where can I go to upload a lot of data quickly? [more inside]
posted by MeatFilter on Jul 4, 2011 - 18 answers

Selling shares of a CCPC

What is th procedure for selling your share in a Canadian Corporation? Is there any form that I can fill out and we both sign on it. [more inside]
posted by page123 on Jun 20, 2011 - 2 answers

How to tell a client they're wrong?

How to explain and persuade a client that their brilliant idea isn't? [more inside]
posted by Thorzdad on Jun 7, 2011 - 60 answers

Fear of Flying

I'm a terrible flyer and have to take a 9-hour flight this evening. Does anyone have any advice, statistics, tips, etc. to put my mind at ease and make this flight more bearable? [more inside]
posted by Tenacious.Me.Tokyo on Jun 6, 2011 - 31 answers

Did Tom Clancy use the Freedom of Information Act when writing The Hunt for Red October?

Did Tom Clancy use the Freedom of Information Act when writing The Hunt for Red October? [more inside]
posted by rentalkarma on Jun 4, 2011 - 5 answers

How do I do the smog test to register my California car out of state?

For the California folks: I go to school out of state, and I accidentally let my vehicle registration expire. I'm trying to figure out how I can get it done quickly and remotely. My primary concern is the smog test - I'm due for one this year. Searching the internet has given me mixed responses, with some saying you have to go back to CA to get smog tests, and others saying you can waive it in absentia. I need to drive as soon as possible, so I'd really appreciate a prompt response! Thanks!
posted by howgenerica on May 30, 2011 - 5 answers

Werner Herzog wants his crazy back.

In Lessons Of Darkness by Werner Herzog, why do the oil well firefighters send lit torches into non-burning wells at the end? [more inside]
posted by sully75 on May 20, 2011 - 5 answers

Am I being humorless or did I have the right to speak up?

Had a brief, but harsh exchange of words with someone on an online message board where I stated his response of "No Homo" made me feel uncomfortable. He said I was the most humorless person on the board. Should I learn to accept a joke even if I don't like it? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 14, 2011 - 36 answers

How to improve my writing?

Do you know of a free website, or good book, that will help me write better? [more inside]
posted by learninguntilidie on Apr 15, 2011 - 15 answers

Panic attacks while driving!

I am terrified of driving cars. I don't have much experience driving (lived in a large city and used public transportation until recently). I find myself thinking that I will get into a car accident every time I get into the car. It is especially bad on the highway, and I even experience shortness of breath and major anxiety while on the highway. Help! [more inside]
posted by Equiprimordial on Apr 13, 2011 - 22 answers

How do I make the most of this quarter, rediscover myself, and recover from hitting rock bottom?

How do I make the most of this quarter, rediscover myself, and recover from hitting rock bottom? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Apr 5, 2011 - 7 answers

Isle of Wight holiday recommendations please?

Recommendations for a two night break in the Isle of Wight (UK)? [more inside]
posted by mairuzu on Apr 5, 2011 - 2 answers

Average energy/water use of adults vs children?

I live in a house shared amongst 10 tenants, including 2 children, aged 12 and 8. We're trying to figure out a fair way to divide electricity/gas/water bills. Specifically, how much less utilities should the children be charged for, and until which age? [more inside]
posted by PardonMyFrench on Mar 31, 2011 - 24 answers

Help us find the right "Somewhere over the rainbow" song

Looking for Somwhere Over the Rainbow song that has the prelude lyrics with it. [more inside]
posted by lynnie-the-pooh on Mar 23, 2011 - 9 answers

Can ya recommend some kind of tonic for BIOPSY APPREHENSION? (uninsured/cancer scare)

After a diagnostic mammogram and subsequent immediate ultrasound, the cyst discovered in last year's same tests has grown. I'm being sent for a biopsy, but have to wait TWO whole weeks due to being uninsured and going through "charity" care. I'm an anxious mess....how on earth will I survive the two weeks? AND, how long do biopsy results take? [more inside]
posted by sleeping beauty on Mar 22, 2011 - 8 answers

Band of Brothers Recommendations

I loved the HBO mini series Band of Brothers, John Adams, The Pacific and Rome. Can you guys recommend any movies or TV shows that are similar. Thanks
posted by Peeekay on Mar 18, 2011 - 26 answers

Looking for books re: Fear of Intimacy

I think I have a really bad fear of intimacy. Been working on it but could do with more books or guidance. [more inside]
posted by Kamen Rider: Sock Puppet on Mar 13, 2011 - 9 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

2011 Cost of Living Increase for NYC

I am meeting with my boss for my annual review. I have not have a raise almost since I started four years ago. Is there an easy way to determine the NYC cost of living increase for 2011? I've tried to use teh google but no luck. Thanks.
posted by captainscared on Feb 25, 2011 - 8 answers

Mark of the Web. When to use?

Mark of the Web - I am confused. I'm making a site that will be delivered via CD-Rom as an option (for offline use, contains a lot of video and some javascript). It seems MoTW is necessary. Is that right? [more inside]
posted by media_itoku on Jan 28, 2011 - 2 answers

Do I dare to eat this peach?

Special snowflake quasi-stalker question.... [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 14, 2011 - 27 answers

I think I forgot how to laugh....seriously.

I've been taking life and it's issues so seriously in recent times - make that years - that I can't even remember the last time I actually laughed out loud. Nothing is funny to me anymore. Stopped seeing humor. Argh. [more inside]
posted by watercarrier on Nov 9, 2010 - 50 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

The High Cost of Living

A question about an inexplicably inaccurate website. Luanda, Angola: world's most expensive city!? [more inside]
posted by crazylegs on Oct 27, 2010 - 11 answers

DOE weekly inventory report - Where is it?

Where on http://www.energy.gov/ can I find their weekly inventory reports for crude oil? Thank you!
posted by Penelope on Oct 20, 2010 - 1 answer

Employee Evaluations

I am writing an article about employment in the U.S. federal government. Where can I find information about what supervisors are allowed by law to tell other government agencies recruiters about their employees, and what they sometimes tell those recruiters that is against the law? [more inside]
posted by CollectiveMind on Oct 20, 2010 - 2 answers

Welcome to Flingers!

What is kitty trying to tell me with this litter flinging? [more inside]
posted by Thorzdad on Oct 14, 2010 - 22 answers

Contacting terrorist individuals in Rome, Italy?

It appears I will be spending five days in Rome, Italy around March 14-18. [more inside]
posted by SollosQ on Sep 30, 2010 - 5 answers

what does the 64-bit version of MS Office 2010 have going for it?

What would the 64-bit version of MS Office 2010 get me that the 32-bit version of MS Office 2007 would not? [more inside]
posted by dfriedman on Sep 26, 2010 - 6 answers

Disorientation prognosis

Does this sound like an onset of dementia, panic attack, short term memory issue or Alzheimer's? [more inside]
posted by zenpop on Sep 21, 2010 - 14 answers

How can people listen in to conversations in a room via a plugged in telephone?

How can people listen in to conversations in a room via a plugged in telephone? [more inside]
posted by LillyBird on Sep 18, 2010 - 17 answers

KHAAAAAAAN this be valuable?

Many, many years ago now I picked up a small toy Klingon battlecruiser, made by Corgi in the UK. It's still packaged (blister-packed) and although the packaging is a bit bashed that's the most unusual thing about it; it proudly declares it's from 'Star Trek II: The Revenge of Khan'. Now I know that was the original working title of STII but aside from this one item I've never seen any physical memorabilia-type items referencing it - I've tried Googling Corgi Collectors pages etc. but again, no joy - do any hardcore Trekkers out there have any idea what (if anything) it might be worth? Many thanks in advance!
posted by timpollard on Sep 17, 2010 - 7 answers

I'm lacking motivation in college, in every aspect. Help me get back in the game.

I'm lacking motivation in college academically, and nearly everything else. [more inside]
posted by Evernix on Sep 9, 2010 - 16 answers

Help me foil the feline furniture slashers

Cats shredded the vinyl upholstery on my fancy weight bench. What are my options to get it re-covered with something more durable? [more inside]
posted by de void on Sep 2, 2010 - 5 answers

Google docs has denied us access to a document, saying "it is in violation of our Terms of Service." We need that document! What can we do?

Google docs has denied us access to a document, saying "it is in violation of our Terms of Service." We need that document! What can we do? [more inside]
posted by ManInSuit on Aug 30, 2010 - 23 answers

Investment for this Dummy.

I have $1000 to invest and I'd like to do it wisely. One problem: I have never invested any amount of money in anything. Ever. Where should I start? [more inside]
posted by Kitteh on Aug 21, 2010 - 21 answers

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