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And the Academy Award for Best Pacing in an Older-Era Film goes to...

The biggest obstacle to my watching older films is bad/distracting pacing. Recommend your best tightly paced movies from before this millennial was born. [more inside]
posted by deludingmyself on Dec 6, 2014 - 36 answers

Best pro-tips for managing a five day drink-a-thon

I'm home for the holidays and seeing many friends after years apart. I have five days, each consisting of brunch, lunch and dinner with others, and am looking forward to unimaginable quantities of free alcohol. I am a seasoned (pickled?) drinker that does not normally get hangovers but never have I been on such a social whirlwind with so many opportunities to celebrate. Does anyone have advice for overcoming the potential weaknesses of the flesh to rise to this challenge? Or, how to pace myself when offered so much free deliciousness? Details below [more inside]
posted by partly squamous and partly rugose on Nov 24, 2014 - 23 answers

Can't we just be happy the way we were?

Girlfriend pushing relationship faster than I'm comfortable with, any way to hit the brakes? [more inside]
posted by el_yucateco on Feb 15, 2013 - 100 answers

Fiction writing advice for the advanced amateur.

I seem to be teetering on the edge of getting somewhere with my writing, but I'm not there yet. How can I learn to get a handle on pacing and characterization in my novels and short stories? [more inside]
posted by PhoBWanKenobi on Dec 8, 2010 - 17 answers

A little quicker, self, if you please.

Help me be faster...at everything. [more inside]
posted by StrikeTheViol on Apr 1, 2008 - 14 answers

Mathematicians: Help me stick it (back) to The Man

Mathematicians: Help me stick it (back) to The Man: Is 1.75 miles enough for a vehicle that started off moving slower than the rest of traffic to build up speed, pace a car and accurately determine its speed? [more inside]
posted by thefinned1 on Jan 4, 2006 - 25 answers

Can't sit down the chair will eat me

Why do I usually feel inclined to pace around when talking on the phone? Even if I make a call while sitting comfortably, I end up walking all over the place when I'm using a phone.
posted by Nikolai on Jun 23, 2004 - 18 answers

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