42 posts tagged with resolved by l33tpolicywonk.
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Recommend a kick-ass alarm clock that: doesn't use batteries, has a not-unpleasant alarm sound, looks not-ugly and is under $30. [more inside]
Help me find a credit card for emergencies, even though I'm too young for a real credit history and a little squigged out by the ethics of credit card companies. [more inside]
I can't make a concert, and I'd like to sell or even give away the tickets. Here's the problem: the venue claims that tickets must be picked up night of, that they can't be transferred, and that one must present ID and the credit card used to buy the tickets when picking them up. The tickets aren't Ticketmaster or a similar service. Am I screwed? [more inside]
I want some new verbal affectations or expressions that I can use to express my personality without looking either anachronistic or a jackass. [more inside]
For those of you who work outside of your homes (especially single people without loved ones or kids to pay attention to in the morning) what's your morning routine? What have you been able to stick with that leaves you happier and healthier for the rest of the day? [more inside]
Name that song: from This American Life 149, about 29 minutes in. It sounds like an electric guitar cover of The Beach Boys' "In My Room", but it has no vocals, and doesn't sound like the cover by Grant Lee Buffalo.
Point me to the best resources (books, articles lectures) on the philosophies of various martial arts, particularly taekwondo, as they relate to non-violence, self-defense and peacebuilding. The more primary the source, the better.
I live in Washington, DC, and I'd like to get together with people and talk about interesting ideas, preferably somewhere where networking bullshit is kept to a bare minimum. I don't care what they do for a living or what big ideas they're fluent in, just want them to be interesting. Does this thing exist and, if not, how do I create it? [more inside]
Help me find a comfortable desk chair that fits my minimalist office aesthetic. [more inside]
Please point me to quality books, articles, etc which argue both for and against the use of quantitative research techniques in the social sciences, particularly in political science and public policy. [more inside]
Help me carry my (big) water bottle in or on my backpack with no built-in holder and no clear places to latch onto. [more inside]
I suck at sewing. I'd like to be able to mend my own clothes, but this isn't enough of an issue for me to buy / support a sewing machine. How can I get better? [more inside]
What are some musicians / other artists whose stage names contain single letters, as in Violent J or Jay-Z? Bonus points if we can get through the entire alphabet (or most of it).
I don't want to travel or go on vacation. Does that make me anti-social? If it does, what should I do to change? [more inside]
The-Ultimate-First-World-Problem-filter: how do I manage my nearly neurotic guilt with spending money on the necessities of modern urban life? [more inside]
Assuming I have no other choices - and have serious ethical concerns about issues like fair pay and equitable treatment of workers (primary), environmentalism (secondary) and commitment to localism (tertiary) - should I shop at Wal-Mart or Target? [more inside]
What books or articles should I read to introduce me to the theology of Cornel West? [more inside]
I have some general questions about living, anonymous kidney donation. [more inside]
You are not my dermatologist, but what are these and how do I treat them? As SFW as any close-up shots of skin can be. [more inside]
Give me some real-world benchmarks so I can understand the metric system. [more inside]
I'm a man who's decided to buy a new wool coat, and I've got six months to do it. Where can I find the largest variety of single-breasted black wool coats and when during the year will I get the best prices? [more inside]
Why is my cable internet connection sometimes resolving to the wrong web addresses? [more inside]
Help me get myself down to 5-10 essential fonts I can put on my Ubuntu machine for free. [more inside]
Time to plan a Rocky Mountain honeymoon - help me find an out-of-the-way national park, with some affordable long-term accommodations for July 2011. [more inside]
What are the pros and cons of going directly from a BA to a PhD in education policy studies? [more inside]
Diner, coffee shop or other not-too-crowded space I can go to write for a day in Washington, DC? [more inside]
Is it "writing on the wall" or "handwriting on the wall"? When / how did it change in popular usage? [more inside]
Lately I seem to be losing a lot of things - the screws for a chair, the screws I bought to replace them, a screwdriver to put them in, a cheese grater, now my wallet. I haven't really had a losing things stage since I was a kid. Confirmation bias, or is there something wrong with me?
Need a budget priced new / used bike for grocery shopping and a bike bag to carry them in - tell me what I need and what brands I should look for. [more inside]
What word(s) do non-US English speakers use to count out loud? [more inside]
Help me find an economical, customized stationary and business card service. [more inside]
How do I learn to write crisp, short and in-depth memos? [more inside]
What are some awesome Twitter feeds - cool people or information I need to know? [more inside]
Is this good use of punctuation? The adept poster: one of nobility, wisdom and wit, is the superior MeFite. [more inside]
Recommend an awesome vintage arcade game for me to play on MAME! [more inside]
Drupal: How do I automatically assign users into groups when they register? Is this something I can do with Organic Groups? Profile tags? A different module? [more inside]
Using OpenOffice Calc (Spreadsheets) - Is there any way to divide the strings in one column into two by the space in each cell? [more inside]
Is there anywhere I can get Cheerwine in the Washington, DC area?
HolyManEtiquetteFilter: If the Dalai Lama and the Pope are in the same room, how do you address them plurally? [more inside]
Trying to figure out if there is an "ism" or "acy" word for a governmental system of ruler worship (i.e. like the ancient Egyptian systems which considered their rulers Gods). Any specific terms for this?
Looking for a new kind of relaxation technique. I'm thinking something sensory, no drugs or tobacco. I thought first of incense. A) What's your experience with using incense to relax? B) Is there anything that provides a similar experience? More parameters inside. [more inside]
My LG PM-225 phone now loops the Sprint logo (the one you usually see when turning the phone on) after a Bitpim sync apparently went wrong. Is there anyway to reset the phone / reinstall the software (is that what went wrong?) without informing Sprint or buying a new phone? Thanks much.