Creative people of Metafilter, help me come up with a fun hall pass to use in my classroom of high school seniors. [more inside]
My Italian nephew is the proud owner of a Greyhound bus pass. His pass is valid for two months, he speaks decent English, loves nature, and he is not afraid to sleep on the bus. He just arrived from New York City to Oklahoma City, where he will be based for a while. What loops around the US should he travel?
I'm a resident of Oakland, really close to Frank Ogawa Plaza where a love of things have been going down with Occupy Oakland. Usually I am out taking photos and such, and I was wondering what the feasibility of me getting a press pass was. [more inside]
I'm a Canadian backpacking around Western Europe with no rigid schedule, just an idea of where I want to go and what would be a reasonable order to go from point to point. I am over 26 so I passed on the Eurail train pass as I could only get a first class pass. Question about air passes or how to get cheap fares on short notice inside. [more inside]
My girlfriend is going to be spending the next week in hospital- nothing too serious, but definitely a little frightening!- and I want to spend a lot of time hanging out with her, looking after her and making a boring time a little bit fun. What are some things we can do to pass the long hours? [more inside]
I traveled on the Garden State Parkway in New Jersey recently. The exit toll booth had only "EZ Pass Only" and "Exact Change" lanes open when I exited. The "Cash/Receipt" lane was closed off with traffic cones.
I did not have EZ Pass and only had paper bills, not coins, in the car. All of the booths were unattended.
I saw no choice but to run through the "Exact Change" booth without paying the toll.
Now what? [more inside]
How would I track down someone who holds the most or at least multiple licenses for driving? Ideally someone who's legally cleared to drive anything from a motorcycle to a locomotive. [more inside]
Ski filter: Rocky Mountain Super + vs the Colorado pass. [more inside]
Help me devise a quiz show type event for the final session of a study group I lead. [more inside]
Is the London Pass worth the price, for tourists who will be in London for six days? [more inside]
We got stuck in the EZ pass toll booth without an EZ pass. Are we now fugitives from The Man? [more inside]
I need to pass a legal exam. Trouble is, I'm no legal genius and I haven't sat an exam in decades. How would you get down to cramming the facts? [more inside]
Where can I find a transcription of Take Love Easy by Joe Pass and Ella Fitzgerald? [more inside]
Can we get into other amusement parks for free*? (more inside) [more inside]
Can anyone help with questions on how ticketing and customs will work on international flight (Newark to Frankfurt to Gdansk, Poland)? [more inside]
I'm going to be in LA during the period of May 14-22 for some business, and I wanted to go to E3. I have already missed the online registration by a few weeks, and I don't have the option to pay 300+ to see the floor for one day. Any LA MeFites or others who will be in the area able to help? [more inside]