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Best On The Road Tablet For Grandma?

I need to find a tablet and a good mobile data plan for my road-trippin' grandmother. [more inside]
posted by HostBryan on Jan 5, 2013 - 8 answers

Travel agent for French Polynesia?

Asking for a friend: Planning a trip to French Polynesia: Bora Bora, Tahiti, etc. Should we be using a travel agent, or can we get a good deal booking directly? Can anyone recommend a good travel agent for that part of the world? [more inside]
posted by smilingtiger on Jan 3, 2013 - 3 answers

Doctor in Minneapolis who takes Aetna?

Looking for a doctor (GP) in Minneapolis. [more inside]
posted by heliostatic on Dec 28, 2012 - 2 answers

Please convert Chicago neighborhoods to DC equivalents for me

Where in the DC area might I find my kind of community? Would love if you can explain the vibes of DC's neighborhoods in terms of the vibes of Chicago's neighborhoods. [more inside]
posted by deliciae on Dec 19, 2012 - 20 answers

What's a good table saw for a beginner woodworker?

Woodworkers of Metafiler: give me your table saw recommendations. [more inside]
posted by jquinby on Dec 19, 2012 - 14 answers

Looking for a desktop PC that will run two monitors

Can you recommend a desktop PC that will be durable, do basic surfing, and run two monitors? I'd like to avoid Dell. Cost is an issue, but it does not need to be cheap. [more inside]
posted by OrangeDisk on Dec 18, 2012 - 15 answers

Help me find my Fringe Reading Companion

I just started watching Fringe. I'm only about three-quarters of the way through Season 2, so please no spoilers. What I'm looking for is companion reading material. [more inside]
posted by duckus on Dec 14, 2012 - 14 answers

Need recommendations -Washer/Dryer

Washer and Dryer recommendations needed [more inside]
posted by pakora1 on Dec 11, 2012 - 16 answers

What do I send my grad school recommenders as a thank you?

What do I send my grad school recommenders as a thank you? [more inside]
posted by quadrilaterals on Dec 3, 2012 - 12 answers

Books on the K–Pg Extinction?

What are some good, current books (or other resources) on the Cretaceous–Paleogene extinction event? [more inside]
posted by brundlefly on Nov 30, 2012 - 4 answers

A loaf of bread, a jug of wine, and thou.

Can you recommend a sandwich bread? [more inside]
posted by lea724 on Nov 29, 2012 - 18 answers

Breast reduction surgery is another option, I suppose.

I have this dress, and while it fits well at the waist and through my ribs and I've worn it before, it squishes my 30F chest in a way that does not look flattering at all. There is not enough extra fabric to let the dress out, and I can't buy a larger size. Whom in Seattle can I trust to do a great job at converting the zippered back (all the way to my nape, with mesh fabric upper half) to a lace corset back? Any other ideas?
posted by halogen on Nov 28, 2012 - 5 answers

Help me to impress my teen

Last week, I shared the music video That's What's Up, by Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, with my 15 year old and she fell in love with it. This week, daughter was assigned a project in her video production class to create an advertisement for the Sadie Hawkins dance at her high school. Inspired by the ES video, she's decided to recruit some youngsters from the on-campus preschool (where she is a volunteer) and film a short music video depicting a little girl asking a little boy to dance. [more inside]
posted by kbar1 on Nov 27, 2012 - 10 answers

Typical life in the 1840s?

Looking for recommendations of books that illustrate typical American life in the 1840s-- not Wild West-type stuff. Ideally New England-area. Fiction or non-fiction, either way. Thanks!
posted by shakespeherian on Nov 19, 2012 - 13 answers

Letters of Rec part Deux

I asked a professor for a letter of recommendation a year ago, but my plans changed and I didn't use it to apply for anything. I'd like to ask her for another one this year, and I would appreciate some advice on how to approach her about it. [more inside]
posted by TungstenChef on Nov 16, 2012 - 8 answers

Recommend a subscription fitness program that keeps me healthy and mixes things up?

Are there good programs out there that will help me stay fit without getting bored when I'm not participating in a team sport or working towards a specific goal? I'm willing to pay a small amount or make investments in equipment, but ideally the monthly cost should be less than a gym membership. [more inside]
posted by croutonsupafreak on Nov 9, 2012 - 17 answers

Similar to Eurythmics' Julia?

Can anyone recommend songs similar to (and possibly less "mainstreamy"* than) Eurythmics' Julia? [more inside]
posted by univac on Oct 30, 2012 - 6 answers

Recommendation letter help

Recommendation letter wording help: how to tactfully ask a professor to decline my request for recommendation if they cannot provide a "strong" recommendation. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 14, 2012 - 21 answers

Celebrating the Death of Arthur

Has anyone ever written an Arthurian novel with the Round Table as the bad guys? I am specifically *not* talking about books from the perspective of Mordred or Morgaine (or any of their cognates.) There are lots and lots of those. [more inside]
posted by restless_nomad on Oct 13, 2012 - 7 answers

Gender therapist suggestions in SE Wisconsin?

Asking for a friend: suggestions for good, AFFORDABLE (read: sliding scale goes down to <$20/session) gender therapists in Milwaukee or Madison?
posted by Vibrissa on Oct 10, 2012 - 1 answer

The amazing world of science let me show it to you

I'd like science-, scientist-, or engineering-related book recommendations for a 9th grade student reading at a 6th-7th grade level. [more inside]
posted by Salvor Hardin on Sep 27, 2012 - 9 answers

Recommendations for sports writers / publications?

I'm looking for recommendations for 'good' sports writing; authors and/or publications/websites. Online is preferable but print is fine. Bonus points for excellent Golf writing. [more inside]
posted by paulshannon on Sep 24, 2012 - 9 answers

Airplane Mixtape

Help me with an airplane-themed playlist, with songs from the past decade and with lyrics mentioning “plane” / “flight” / “pilot” or any other airplane-related words. [more inside]
posted by querty on Sep 24, 2012 - 51 answers

Looking for a pediatrician for a newborn near Reston, VA.

Looking for a pediatrician for a newborn near Reston, VA. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 17, 2012 - 7 answers

Penn Jillette without the politics

I can juggle three balls, walk on stilts, and eat fire. What are some good books/resources on learning more? [more inside]
posted by cmoj on Sep 17, 2012 - 12 answers

Books that make you feel glad to be human?

You helped me feel depressed through novels. Can you now help me feel good about being alive and connected to humanity through books? [more inside]
posted by kanata on Sep 15, 2012 - 26 answers

What laptop do you recommend for a frugal CS student?

What laptop do you recommend for a frugal CS student? [more inside]
posted by ptsampras14 on Aug 31, 2012 - 22 answers

Rehabilitation motivation

Please recommend books or blogs that document full/near-full recovery and rehabilitation after an injury. [more inside]
posted by mimo on Aug 28, 2012 - 7 answers

Which Internet Should I Get, Internet?

Who do you recommend as an Internet provider? [more inside]
posted by xenization on Aug 28, 2012 - 3 answers

To prof or not to prof

Recommendation Letters filter: grad school in MPH and no academic references? Snowflakes within. [more inside]
posted by mooselini on Aug 26, 2012 - 7 answers

Need recommendations for brands of lens filters

Photographers: Please recommend good, relatively inexpensive clear and polarized lens filters. [more inside]
posted by Alaska Jack on Aug 21, 2012 - 13 answers

Should I ask my mentor for a recommendation letter?

Should I ask the mentor from my current employer (who doesn't know I'm leaving) for a recommendation letter? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 21, 2012 - 6 answers

A Nice Night Out Near Augusta, Maine?

Recommend me a nice/ special occasioin restaurant within an hour's drive of Augusta, ME? [more inside]
posted by The Whelk on Aug 17, 2012 - 8 answers

Can you help my little sister find a laptop?

I'm looking for a laptop recommendation on behalf of my little sister. She has a budget of $700 and is looking for something in the 15" class that plays Blu-Ray movies. [more inside]
posted by Scientist on Aug 12, 2012 - 11 answers

DVD recommendation: like "Le Merle" but Region 2?

I'm looking for DVD recommendations - collections of films similar to "Le Merle" but available in Region 2... [more inside]
posted by KMH on Aug 10, 2012 - 2 answers

Need recommendation for a lightweight photo editor

Lightweight Photoshop/Picasa alternatives? Main need is photo filters/effects. [more inside]
posted by Alaska Jack on Aug 7, 2012 - 8 answers

Help me read things like Discworld

What light, humorous, and humanist genre fiction should I read after I finish the Discworld series? [more inside]
posted by X-Himy on Aug 6, 2012 - 24 answers

A job recommendation from beyond the grave

What, if anything, can I do professionally with my late mentor's very general job recommendation? [more inside]
posted by ActionPopulated on Aug 1, 2012 - 4 answers

Requesting a recommendation for grad program unrelated to undergrad major

How do I ask my old professors for a grad school recommendation when my program of interest is in a totally different field? [more inside]
posted by constellations on Jul 25, 2012 - 10 answers

Or we could just listen to, "It's a Small World," on Repeat

Around-the-World Party Playlist! I'm having an around the world potluck/costume/birthday party soon, and I'm looking for songs that support this theme. [more inside]
posted by Kronur on Jul 25, 2012 - 20 answers

Looking for a book recommendation that combines art and philosophy

Students of art, lovers of philosophy, can you recommend a book I can buy as a gift for a friend? [more inside]
posted by Chichibio on Jul 25, 2012 - 17 answers

Introvert theme songs (with no vocals)?

Introvert theme songs with no vocals or lyrics? (previously) [more inside]
posted by querty on Jul 23, 2012 - 24 answers

It's Carter Burwell's fault, if you want to know the truth

Music recommendation: like Khachaturian at his most brash. [more inside]
posted by komara on Jul 12, 2012 - 9 answers

Help Feed My Reading Elephant's Kindle

Can you recommend something to read from the Kindle Owners' Lending Library? I have trawled through there for ages this month and last month and I'm having trouble finding something good that I haven't read before. [more inside]
posted by dragonplayer on Jul 5, 2012 - 18 answers

Who makes the best PCs these days?

I've been asked to recommend a new desktop PC for a relative, but I have no idea what brand to recommend these days. Can you help? Details inside. [more inside]
posted by DarkForest on Jul 1, 2012 - 21 answers

You're sheeting me.

Please recommend me some bedding (specifically, a sheet set)! [more inside]
posted by Isingthebodyelectric on Jun 27, 2012 - 21 answers

What are reasonable rates for Somerville moving companies?

What are reasonable rates for moving companies for a move within Somerville, MA? Any recommendations for good movers? Everything seems more expensive than last time I did this. [more inside]
posted by heresiarch on Jun 22, 2012 - 13 answers

Awesome Sweet Red Wines?

Do you know some awesome sweet red wines available in Sydney (Australia)? [more inside]
posted by vidur on Jun 13, 2012 - 10 answers

Where else can I get my human relations fix?

I love AskMefi for many things, but ultimately it comes down to being super-nosy about other people's lives, and the human relations questions are my favorite. What other sites should I be checking out to satisfy my curiosity about other people's lives and problems, as well as thoughtful advice and insight? I'm a big fan of Carolyn Hax's column, but am drawing a blank at what other sites I should try out.
posted by Neely O'Hara on May 14, 2012 - 26 answers

Please recommend me some novels (or movies) about being a confused 20-something.

Please recommend me some novels (or movies) about the confusion and ridiculousness of being in your early 20s. [more inside]
posted by ad4pt on May 9, 2012 - 28 answers

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