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advice for two longish flights with a one year old?

I'm going to be flying alone next month with my baby who will be almost one month old then. She just stopped nursing, and she's very much into crawling, rolling, and standing right now (as I type, she's not yet walking). She doesn't sleep when she's being held; she needs a crib or her carseat for that. There's no direct flight between here and destination city, and we can either divide it up between two 3-hour flights or one five-hour and one one-hour. I'm not a good flyer when I'm responsible only for myself, so I'm positively daunted by traveling alone with my daughter. I would appreciate any advice you could give me. [more inside]
posted by pittsburgher on Jul 14, 2014 - 14 answers

Is there a word for "one word", like monosyllabic means "one syllable"?

Is there a word for "one word", like monosyllabic means "one syllable"?
posted by mikeand1 on Dec 12, 2013 - 13 answers

How to delete only one site from Chrome history

So my problem is that I sometimes stalk people on facebook - come on, I'm not the only one -.- - but don't want some people/things I checked on facebook to appear in my omnisearch bar in Chrome. So I tried to go to history to delete/clear only facebook data but apparently you can't select all facebook history at once and delete it. It might take a long time if I were to select each individual item to delete. Is there a simple way to do this?
posted by iliketothinknu on Nov 9, 2013 - 11 answers

Who has stood alone to say no?

On a recent trip to South Africa, I was fascinated to learn about Helen Suzman, "the sole parliamentarian unequivocally opposed to apartheid for thirteen years from 1961 to 1974." It reminded me of Barbara Lee's solo "no" vote on the post-9/11 war powers authorization in the U.S., and I'm now curious: What other examples are there of legislators or similar figures who have taken a deeply unpopular stand and (I know this may be contentious) been borne out by history?
posted by psoas on Oct 23, 2013 - 19 answers

My traditionally terrible timing + need for a new phone = disaster?

I need a new smartphone. I am tech savvy and an informed consumer, but I also have terrible timing (in general). So though I'm looking at the options, my terrible timing + T-Mobile's expensive new phones make me very unsure of what to get. Halp? [more inside]
posted by FlyByDay on Sep 21, 2013 - 16 answers

Fitbit? One or Flex?

Due to events beyond the scope of this AskMe, high-intensity exercise is currently off the table for me. I need to stay active in order to manage a bunch of minor but chronic health conditions, though, and I know from previous experience that gamification works really well to keep me on target. So I'm in the market for a Fitbit or something like one -- I have a pedometer app for my phone, but that doesn't work so well for on-all-day functionality. But which fitbit? [more inside]
posted by KathrynT on Aug 2, 2013 - 26 answers

1 night per month binge drinker

I know I have a problem drinking. I am a binge drinker that drinks once a month just before my period. Alcoholic Anonymous is the only answer I am getting. It has been helpful in the past, as I had 7 months of sobriety. As a binge drinker one or two nights a month, what do you think I should do, as I have found AA not the exact solution to my problems right now? Let me explain when, how, and why I drink. Please help! [more inside]
posted by Jewel98 on Apr 27, 2013 - 19 answers

Calling from Asia over android tablet

Currently in Asia and want to call US cheap. What options besides Skype do I have? Not a big fan of sim cards as they are hard to find here. [more inside]
posted by pakora1 on Mar 25, 2013 - 7 answers

Ultra-simple One-liner Link-blogs, List-blogs?

What are some minimalist blogs that link to something interesting (article, video, etc), and offer minimal explanation but for a concise remark about it? [more inside]
posted by Quarter Pincher on Jan 19, 2013 - 13 answers

Please recommend movies, books and tv to do with the First World War (1914 to 1918)

I'd like some recommendations for high quality movies, books, memoirs, tv shows, etc that cover the First World War (1914 to 1918) and the immediate years before and after. [more inside]
posted by h00py on Nov 25, 2012 - 40 answers

Places to race go-karts in/near NYC

I thought it might be fun to race around like giddy kids with my wife for her birthday. she loves Formula one and has expressed an interest in racing go-karts. We both can drive but do not own a car as we live in brooklyn and have no need. Any ideas on where to race go-karts near nyc? (I found this place: gpny.com, and it seems to fit the bill..but are there other options?) Anyone else had any similar experiences trying to find place to race? Extravagant test-drive a real car on a track option? f1 model kit? (thank you as always) -birthday panic!!
posted by 5lbauthority on Jul 2, 2012 - 8 answers

One sided friendship, or poor social skills?

I'm having a hard time trying to figure out if a new friendship is one sided and should be tossed, or if I'm just not presenting myself well. [more inside]
posted by Zapak on Mar 10, 2012 - 20 answers

How to act around a one night stand I failed at turning into a fwb and can I still turn this around?

Sorry in advance for the length. We are in our 20's and I am 4 years older than him. I just got out a ltr and he has never been in one. We met in school, flirted and emailed almost daily. I was playing it cool and he seemed to be warming up to me but once break came around he cooled off. For a month I found myself chasing him - initiating all contact and eventually he said he wasn't looking for anything serious. That was ok with me! I proposed going to see him and he said he was "game". We slept together and I was pleased... twice (very considerate lover). I think he might've wanted a bj but he didn't specifically ask for one - and I thought I'd save that for the next time. [more inside]
posted by soooo on Mar 2, 2012 - 71 answers

How do single income families afford health insurance?

How do single income families afford health insurance? [more inside]
posted by NotSoSimple on Feb 24, 2012 - 26 answers

Digital Typography -- twenty years later

Way way back in the day I unlocked the Adobe AVENIR font family from my Adobe TYPE ON CALL CD-ROM, on a Macintosh that probably had a Motorola 68030 microprocessor inside. Do I still "own" those fonts, and does Adobe keep records of such things? [more inside]
posted by shipbreaker on Feb 13, 2012 - 2 answers

"I hate it when the $1 dollar bills stick together." "Stickin' together is what good $1 bills do!"

I have $500 in brand new, fresh-from-the-mint, sequential $1 bills. What is the fastest way to "break them in" so they don't stick together? [more inside]
posted by Hey Dean Yeager! on Jan 14, 2012 - 17 answers

How did you decide to have one parent stay home was the best situation?

How did you decide to have one parent stay home was the best situation? [more inside]
posted by NotSoSimple on Jan 5, 2012 - 29 answers

Acer Aspire One battery replacement

Replacing battery in an Acer Aspire One with one from a different Aspire One design? [more inside]
posted by LSK on Nov 16, 2011 - 1 answer

The waiting is the hardest part

Little voice that tells you to date more than one person? How did that work for you? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 1, 2011 - 10 answers

Looking for a single (1-ear) earbud

Looking for recommendations for a single earbud (1 earbud) for an mp3 player. [more inside]
posted by dbirchum on Aug 17, 2011 - 9 answers

Blacked out one night stand

Feel disgusted and don't know how I can live with myself after drunken one night stand. [more inside]
posted by aprilc34 on Jul 16, 2011 - 79 answers

MTV documentary about one hit wonders from 1999?

Where can I find this one MTV documentary about one hit-wonders aired in 1999? [more inside]
posted by defmute on Jul 6, 2011 - 7 answers

I want to be able to invite all my friends to a Facebook event in one go.

So, Facebook won't let me invite all my friends at once to an event I created. Instead, I have to manually click on all my friends, one at a time, to invite them. I used to use this very useful code as a workaround. But about 2 weeks ago, Facebook changed it all again, so the code doesn't work anymore. Does anyone have a new workaround? Or, can codemonkeys take a look at the code to see if there's any minor tweaks that can be made to make it work again? Thanks in advance. [more inside]
posted by Sully on Mar 31, 2011 - 7 answers

Running shoes that look cool too (cool like a rapper)?

Running shoes that look COOL? Like if Jay-Z had to go run a 5k. [more inside]
posted by defmute on Feb 6, 2011 - 16 answers

How do I create Air Force 1's on NikeID?

Nike enthusiasts: How can I create my own Air Force 1 shoes on the NikeID website? I see that other people have designed Air Force 1s, but when I try to create my own, I get this message, telling me the Air Force 1s can only be accessed by certain people. How do I become one of those people?
posted by fac21 on Nov 21, 2010 - 3 answers

Mini-stroke?

Did I have a mini-stroke in my sleep? Should I go to the ER or a walk-in clinic for temporary vision loss in mainly one eye even though my vision is back? Will the doctors think I'm wasting their time? [more inside]
posted by Faraday Cage on Oct 15, 2010 - 102 answers

Pool Media to one directory?

Is there a way I can make Vegas Pro 9.0 Pool all media used in a project into a single directory? [more inside]
posted by NotSoSiniSter on Sep 15, 2010 - 2 answers

One night stand aftermath?

What do *You* do/what are your thoughts after having an "amazing" one night stand with someone you met through an online dating site? I put that adjective in quotes because maybe I'm the only one who thought so... [more inside]
posted by patientpatient on Sep 7, 2010 - 23 answers

The One Account

The One Account from Royal Bank of Scotland. Any good? [more inside]
posted by Blackwatch on Sep 3, 2010 - 8 answers

UK SIM part 2

UK Mobile Phone Filter: I'm going to be in London for a week and I have a Nexus One (unlocked) with no SIM. I'd like about 30 minutes talk time, 15 texts, and 100mb of data/web. I'd like to spend between £5 and £10 on a SIM/Plan and I want to do this as easily as possible. Basically, I want to be able to walk into a shop and say "Give me the XYZ sim." place £5/£10 on the counter, then walk out in less than the time it took you to read this question. [more inside]
posted by xotis on May 7, 2010 - 6 answers

Aromas of cassis, cloves, and roasted almonds? What?!?

Long-shot wine snobbery filter: Has anyone out there had both the 1997 and 1999 Opus One, and if so, can you give your opinion about the two? [more inside]
posted by bolognius maximus on May 2, 2010 - 10 answers

Bam. One hit, one kill.

How do I drive in a nail with a single blow? [more inside]
posted by Iteki on Mar 16, 2010 - 31 answers

Not so smartphone

I am getting my first smartphone in about a week on Verizon. It has to be Verizon. I don't know if I should get a Blackberry or a Droid, so I go into the store to take a look. Then I see the Eris. And now I find out the Nexus One is coming to Verizon. Uh...? Help me out here. [more inside]
posted by oflinkey on Mar 15, 2010 - 26 answers

When is a BOGO not a BOGO?

Why does my complimentary dinner (*with purchase of a full price dinner) coupon insist that it "is not buy one get one free"? [more inside]
posted by niles on Feb 2, 2010 - 30 answers

What does it mean,"Each one"?

I am learning English now. Well, please imagine.. I am with my American boyfriend,and there are two pieces of cake in front of us.He says,"Which one do you want?"And while I am hesitating ,he adds pointing at both of them,"You can have each one."Then I cut each pieces into two, for us to be able to taste both...,I think that he says that I can try both of them...do I misunderstand about what he says? And if it not correct,what would you say when you want to tell me that I can try both taste?Just"You can try both of them."?
posted by mizukko on Dec 8, 2009 - 39 answers

A ladder left behind

[FearFilter]: 15 years ago I experienced an imminent death/serious injury moment that turned out ok. However, I still feel physical chills and tingly feelings even thinking about it. Am I the only one or is this common? Thoughts and stories appreciated. The science is a huge bonus. [more inside]
posted by Funmonkey1 on Sep 28, 2009 - 19 answers

Not casual sex, but not not casual either.

How do you handle sex, in regards to dating a couple of people at once? (I'm a dude, for the record) [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 21, 2009 - 21 answers

Laptop charger inlet slowly breaking.

Laptop charger inlet slowly breaking. [more inside]
posted by ekpyrotic on Sep 11, 2009 - 11 answers

Is the Zimbabwe govornment still printing 100 Trillion Dollar notes?

Is the Zimbabwe govornment still printing 100 Trillion Dollar notes? I looked in Google for a while and cant seem to find a definitive answer. thanks everyone.
posted by dent8101 on May 19, 2009 - 8 answers

No reserved blocks in ext2 on Aspire One?

Why is it OK to have no reserved blocks in ext2 on the Acer Aspire One? [more inside]
posted by Busy Old Fool on Apr 6, 2009 - 4 answers

2 kids, one bedroom

how can i fit a 3-year old and an infant in one bedroom without them waking each other up during the night?
posted by RockyChrysler on Oct 21, 2008 - 16 answers

How does one hookup with someone from easily 8-10 years ago?

How does one hookup with someone from easily 8-10 years ago? [more inside]
posted by isoman2kx on Aug 3, 2008 - 10 answers

Moving company overseas, any software to help with online communication like Video & live Screen casting for online meetings.

Moving company overseas, any software to help with online communication like Video & live Screen casting for online meetings. [more inside]
posted by spinko on Jun 9, 2008 - 4 answers

Help me find a one-act.

I've been given the opportunity to direct a one-act play of my choice, and I need help finding one. [more inside]
posted by The Esteemed Doctor Bunsen Honeydew on Apr 2, 2008 - 15 answers

Is Continental going to punish me for evading their clutches?

Is Continental airlines going to penalize me for evading their attempt to double my ticket price? [more inside]
posted by de void on Feb 12, 2008 - 10 answers

How would you assign numbers to the different types of human effluvia?

How would you assign numbers to the different types of human effluvia? [more inside]
posted by Mapes on Dec 9, 2007 - 17 answers

What cheap GPS to get for occasional driver in Canada?

What cheap GPS to get for occasional driver in Canada? [more inside]
posted by ManInSuit on Dec 9, 2007 - 7 answers

Maximising my chances of success getting to top consulting company?

I have a year before I am eligible to work for a big consulting company. What should I do during this year to maximise my chances of success, or bump up starting salary? [more inside]
posted by gttommy on Nov 30, 2007 - 10 answers

Alternatives to Microsoft One Note?

I'm looking for an alternative to Microsoft One Note [more inside]
posted by sully75 on Jul 3, 2007 - 10 answers

Is it 'Air Force One' even if you're a deceased President?

I know ex-Presidents of the USA are still referred to as 'President' (presumably a courtesy term), so would a plane carrying a deceased ex-president still be referred to as 'Air Force One'?
posted by timpollard on Jan 2, 2007 - 19 answers

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