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Seniroitis

I'm seriously fucking up my senior year of High school. Senioritis is just the worst. Is [my university] going to drop my scholarships or acceptance? I need to know if I have to take drastic measures now to prevent screwing up my whole life. [more inside]
posted by NotSoSiniSter on Apr 17, 2012 - 32 answers

Hey you kids, get off my walkway!

Which pedestrians move aside while passing? When pedestrians walking at approximately equal strolling speeds in opposite directions are on a collision course, assuming each has a clear path to move aside, who yields? Help me not be THAT PERSON at the mall. [more inside]
posted by theplotchickens on Dec 29, 2011 - 40 answers

What's wrong with undertaking? (not an enterprise, or the dead-body kind)

Hot on the heels of this question, I've gotta ask you MetaFolks from outside the USA -- why do you have such a big problem with 'undertaking' ie passing in the slow lane? [more inside]
posted by Rash on Nov 6, 2011 - 44 answers

A merry question about funerals and late-stage Alzheimer's :(

How to handle the funeral/remberance of my father, with my mother who has late-stage Alzheimer's? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 2, 2011 - 14 answers

Is it common for motor vehicle laws to have measurable thresholds?

So there's an initiative in New York State to consider a safe passing law for cyclists. The bill would require drivers to give cyclists a three-foot buffer when passing. Opponents want to change "three feet" to "safe distance". Are there other motoring laws that cite a specific measurable distance, rather than a subjective term like "safe distance"?
posted by Wild_Eep on Apr 30, 2010 - 18 answers

I love you to dear, but my high score is still there!

Best online game recommendations for females and males over the age of 35? There is a huge selection of games, but most aren't that good. What games do you recommend that both can compete and enjoy? Free and online is good, free and downloadable for travelling is awesome! [more inside]
posted by Funmonkey1 on Apr 17, 2010 - 5 answers

Help find a book for a Social Psych course

Bookfilter: Books on prejudice and concealed identities? [more inside]
posted by lassie on Dec 29, 2007 - 17 answers

Dangerous passing

Why do people speed up when I pass them? [more inside]
posted by zek on Feb 14, 2006 - 64 answers

QB Injuries

NotSportsFilter: I've trained as a quarterback for many years, just like half the population. Several years ago, I started playing games against real opponents. A trend I've been noticing, especially with the last few serious opponents: I'm highly successful at making completions, but my throwing arm gets scuffed up. I'm pretty sure it's from friction while I'm trying to complete the pass. But the point is, whether I'm going for a short pass, a touchdown or setting up a field goal, my arm is always in a bit of pain. Especially the next day. My question: Is there a way to let my arm heal while still getting game? [more inside]
posted by Happydaz on Oct 2, 2004 - 15 answers

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