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Japanese Birthday

Japanese Birthday customs [more inside]
posted by Hands of Manos on Nov 1, 2010 - 9 answers

Party arty

Advice for going to art openings alone when you're not in the scene but seek quality conversation? In NYC. [more inside]
posted by taramosalata on Sep 19, 2010 - 15 answers

Two Great Costumes That Costume Great Together

It's my friend's lot to be born on a date that forces her birthday parties to really be Halloween parties. [more inside]
posted by ifandonlyif on Sep 7, 2010 - 31 answers

What do you do in the middle of a dance circle?

Crisis situation: You're at a dance party, thoroughly enjoying yourself. All of a sudden, a dance circle forms and different people start showing off their stuff. Your friends jump in, and when they're finished, they push you in. What do you do? What's a good go-to move? Links and tutorials much appreciated. [more inside]
posted by arkitex on Sep 3, 2010 - 27 answers

Help me host my first ever proper, grown-up party!

I want to host a tasteful grown-up party. I have never done this before... [more inside]
posted by JoannaC on Aug 15, 2010 - 13 answers

Help me pull off this birthday party!

I'm starting to stress about my daughter's 4 year birthday party tomorrow! Any advice? [more inside]
posted by hollyanderbody on Jul 31, 2010 - 16 answers

No clowns, no Snookis, no Situations.

I need to locate a children's party entertainer for August 28th in the Delaware Valley/Southern NJ area. [more inside]
posted by crataegus on Jul 31, 2010 - 2 answers

Music identification

Can someone identify the song running through this trailer?
posted by freud on May 30, 2010 - 3 answers

How to set up a political party in Australia?

What are the requirements to set up a political party in Australia to run in the next election? I'm presuming we would need to get 10^n signatures, and pay a fee, but does anyone know the specifics? [more inside]
posted by tomargue on May 14, 2010 - 23 answers

Parties/entertaining for dummies

Parties 101: What do I need to know about hosting a successful party? Not a dinner party, not a crazy late-night drinking party, but something in-between. [more inside]
posted by EmilyClimbs on Apr 16, 2010 - 22 answers

Help me come up with ideas for a non-awkward social event for a group of 150-200 students!

I work at a law school and one of my responsibilities is to run a student host program that matches up the international graduate students in my department's degree program with American J.D. student hosts (a sort of law school big brother/big sister program). I am trying to plan an event for the program participants (150-200 people) and am having issues coming up with something that is fun, relatively inexpensive, and will stimulate social interaction between the students. [more inside]
posted by HeKilledKennedy on Mar 8, 2010 - 10 answers

Is Dancing Inherently Romantic?

Dancing: how do girls feel about it? And also a problem with my jealousy. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Feb 8, 2010 - 21 answers

Renters are loud and rude! Grrr

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]
posted by Spyder's Game on Jan 13, 2010 - 18 answers

What should I serve as dessert after a heavy risotto dinner?

What should I serve as dessert after a heavy risotto dinner? [more inside]
posted by angryjellybean on Nov 18, 2009 - 39 answers

Help me avoid having the Dallas club experience while I'm in Vancouver

Techno in Vancouver? Is there such a thing? If no techno, how about a really good blues bar? Help me find it before September 6. [more inside]
posted by Unicorn on the cob on Aug 28, 2009 - 8 answers

Why, yes, I'd love a free meal!

When someone invites you to dinner or a party at their house, is there a tactful way to indicate that you can't bring anything, or to prevent them from asking? [more inside]
posted by venividivici on Aug 25, 2009 - 19 answers

We're not friends, please stop talking to me.

"Please excuse me...No really, don't follow me, I don't want to talk to you." How do I politely get out of having to converse with someone I was friends with for a long, long time but am no longer? Person is inconsiderate, dismissive, and generally a bitch who thinks she's funny when she says mean things. [more inside]
posted by sio42 on Aug 17, 2009 - 27 answers

Where should I throw my birthday party?

I'm 22 and from out-of-town. Where should I throw my birthday party in NYC? [more inside]
posted by libertypie on Jun 22, 2009 - 13 answers

Party foul, or reason for jihad?

Party foul, or unforgivable etiquette breach? [more inside]
posted by dejah420 on Jun 8, 2009 - 173 answers

Help me schedule a kids' party

Help a socially clueless person plan an end-of-kindergarten party. [more inside]
posted by Daily Alice on May 28, 2009 - 6 answers

hot ham water?

I need recipes for tantalizing soups that freeze well. Bonus points for creativity. [more inside]
posted by arianell on Mar 10, 2009 - 10 answers

What are some good meals to cook for dinner parties/groups of people?

What are some good meals to cook for dinner parties/groups of people? What are some good cooking tips for the same? [more inside]
posted by Hartster on Mar 9, 2009 - 28 answers

Social discomfort, family obligation

Cousin Zach is a sweetheart, but I don't have the time or inclincation to attend everything he invites us to. How to say no tactfully? Guilt is involved. [more inside]
posted by frosty_hut on Jan 27, 2009 - 21 answers

Wintertime and the livin's easy

Help me put together a great summer themed dj set! [more inside]
posted by mannequito on Jan 8, 2009 - 18 answers

How to kick guests out at a reasonable time?

I love entertaining at home, but I also love going to bed. How do I encourage my guests to leave at a reasonable time? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 14, 2008 - 37 answers

The Jam: That's Entertainment?

How can I break up a jam session tastefully? [more inside]
posted by Silky Slim on Sep 21, 2008 - 8 answers

How to turn East Village apartment into speakeasy joint

How to turn East Village apartment into 'speakeasy joint' for dinner parties [more inside]
posted by dvjtj on Aug 16, 2008 - 7 answers

Hung up and perplexed.

How do I get over my hang ups and start to live? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 5, 2008 - 23 answers

cost for a porta john?

what's it cost to rent a porta john [more inside]
posted by Salvatorparadise on Jul 2, 2008 - 8 answers

Stag and Doe

Are stag and does/buck and does a soley Ontario thing? [more inside]
posted by sandraregina on Jun 10, 2008 - 40 answers

How to plan a unique 27th birthday party in Boston?

What activities, in or around Boston, would create an amazing birthday evening for my delightfully nerdy, almost-27-year-old boyfriend? [more inside]
posted by evalenza on Mar 18, 2008 - 26 answers

Planning a graduation party in Knoxville on the cheap.

Throwing a party, in Knoxville, on a budget, for a bunch of out-of-towners (myself included). I need suggestions! [more inside]
posted by shiu mai baby on Mar 11, 2008 - 3 answers

Best. New Year's. Party. Ever.

I'm planning a New Year's Eve party, and I'm looking for inspiration. Have you attended a great New Year's Eve party in the past? What elements made it so successful?
posted by sotalia on Dec 15, 2007 - 17 answers

Social insecurity ahoy! How do I fix a bad first impression?

Pretty soon I’ll be going out of town to visit a good friend, and said friend has just invited me to the Xmas party with the folks she works with since it’ll be held while I’m out there. Problem is, they’re very cool and I’m very NOT. We’ve met before and I’m pretty sure most of them think of me as my friend’s dweeby, awkward, strange pal. This only compounds my anxiety and will likely make me act even MORE dweeby, awkward, & strange this time around. Please help me with damage control! [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Nov 28, 2007 - 21 answers

Have I destroyed a friendship?

Is my friend being petty, or should I try harder to patch this up? Long explanation... [more inside]
posted by Ruby Doomsday on Oct 29, 2007 - 73 answers

Oh, what do we know about partying or anything else?

How big and loud can a weekend party be before the neighbors get pissed off? [more inside]
posted by M.C. Lo-Carb! on Oct 16, 2007 - 43 answers

Drink, drank, but not yet drunk

Its sparkling or perhaps plain water, its fruit and sometimes flowers, its mighty tasty, lightly so, and occasionally seen at art galleries by me on show days, but what the hell is it -called-?
posted by Ogre Lawless on Oct 6, 2007 - 4 answers

Yet Another Costume Question

I need a costume idea, theme "Myths & Legends". Help me, please! [more inside]
posted by arha on Sep 19, 2007 - 27 answers

Eat. Drink. Be Merry.

PhillyFilter: Need upscale and upbeat restaurant for a bachelor party. Beginning of August. To be followed by a night of drunken revelry so... [more inside]
posted by ryecatcher on Jul 6, 2007 - 7 answers

Tacos for 90th birthday party of 50 people

PartyFilter: What is the cheapest, easiest way to make tacos for 50 people? Should I make my own guacomole and salsa? [more inside]
posted by srs on May 3, 2007 - 23 answers

How to plan a smallish out-of-town gathering?

I'm planning a regional get-together - are there any online tools or articles that can help? [more inside]
posted by susiepie on Jan 27, 2007 - 5 answers

Where should we celebrate New Years in Los Angeles?

Where should we celebrate New Years in Los Angeles? My friends and I are coming down from San Francisco for New Years, and we're looking for something fun and cool to do on NYE. Everything we've found so far is at some big mega-club and costs like $125 to get in. Yuck. [more inside]
posted by dennis on Dec 12, 2006 - 6 answers


How to be more outgoing and social? [more inside]
posted by joshuak on Jun 10, 2006 - 23 answers

Bulk SMS solution

What's the cheapest/best way to send a text message to about 100 people? [more inside]
posted by skjønn on Jun 2, 2006 - 11 answers

He's a womanizer, but an expert at throwing knives

If you had to amass a large collection of mp3s of mainstream rap club bangers in a short amount of time - how would you do it? [more inside]
posted by dihutenosa on Apr 3, 2006 - 29 answers

CollegePartyFilter: Give me party theme ideas

I'm a 22 year old college student in a fraternity and have just been elected social chair, which pretty much means setting up parties with other organizations. To spice things up, we usually set some kind of theme for each bender. So far, we've been given ideas like: * tour de franzia (drink just franzia wine) * ultimate flip cup championship * country club aka golf pros, tennis hoes * walk of shame * trends gone bad * anything but clothes party * gi joes and barbie hoes * white trash trailer bash GIMME SOME MORE IDEAS!!!!!! [more inside]
posted by deeman on Jan 22, 2006 - 53 answers

Canadians: Do you vote for a party or a candidate?

Dear Canadians, Brits, and other citizens of parliamentary democracies: Inspired by this comment, how important is party affiliation to your vote? In other words, how much of an asshat does your party's parliamentary candidate have to be to force you to switch sides in an election? [more inside]
posted by Saucy Intruder on Jan 21, 2006 - 40 answers

"I envy people who drink -- at least they know what to blame everything on."

I don't drink, but for one night, I want to look like I do. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Dec 6, 2005 - 76 answers

Where to hoe-down?

Big outdoor party next summer (for 60 people). East (San Francisco) Bay, as in Berkeley, Oakland. (Cheap) venue ideas? [more inside]
posted by squirrel on Nov 27, 2005 - 9 answers

Cool first b-day party ideas?

Babyfilter: How do I throw a fun first birthday party for my son without hiring any corny/lameass entertainment to occupy the under-5 crowd? I'd like the adults to enjoy themselves, too. Is my plan to have each parent swing their kid around in a giant game of baby-foosball doomed to fail?
posted by ericbop on Nov 10, 2005 - 12 answers

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