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Trying to remember an Ask.Mefi like site that was designed to look like a house.

Trying to remember an Ask.Mefi like site that I had come across. This site was designed like a house with the different sections of the house allotted to different question/discussion categories. Does anyone know what this site is?
posted by sk381 on Jan 17, 2011 - 3 answers

What is the most effective technique for making oneself understood by non-native English speakers?

I only speak English and I live in a country where much of the English spoken is devoid of plurals and tenses and has a very limited vocabulary. In order to communicate most effectively, would I be better off speaking in technically correct sentences or simplifying my speech similarly? [more inside]
posted by m1ndsurfer on Jan 17, 2011 - 20 answers

Budget win7 desktop build

Replacing my dinosaur desktop PC, can you do better on a $385.00 budget? [more inside]
posted by cheesyburgercheese on Jan 17, 2011 - 15 answers

I'm H20 Intolerant.

Theoretically speaking, is it possible that the water coming through my pipes is over fluoridated, and if so, could a standard water filter in my shower help eliminate some of that fluoride? [more inside]
posted by patronuscharms on Jan 16, 2011 - 8 answers

How do I sync Outlook 2007 calendar and contacts to my Mac?

How do I get my Work Outlook 2007 calendar/contacts to sync with my MacBook Air? [more inside]
posted by arcticseal on Jan 16, 2011 - 5 answers

We just want to be a big, happy family!

I am possibly (hopefully) moving to Pomona, CA with my 6 dogs and 6 cats. City code says no more than 5 total. Am I screwed? [more inside]
posted by bolognius maximus on Jan 16, 2011 - 15 answers

Should camera film be refrigerated or frozen after exposure?

Should you also put film in the regrigerator or freezer after it's been exposed? [more inside]
posted by Joseppi on Jan 16, 2011 - 8 answers

How do I get rid of the terrible taste from a bad (soon to be extracted) tooth?

I have a cracked tooth that's coming out in three weeks. In the mean time, it tastes (and probably smells, but I can't tell that for myself) terrible. Any good rinses or other practices to reduce the smell and taste? [more inside]
posted by mph on Jan 16, 2011 - 13 answers

Is it gone forever?

I dropped my roommmate's necklace in the toilet... now what? [more inside]
posted by lockstitch on Jan 16, 2011 - 22 answers

Medieval battles in fiction

StabStabTwistKillStabFilter: Recommend some works of fiction that deal with ancient/medieval battles and the tactics, strategies and tools thereof. [more inside]
posted by Kandarp Von Bontee on Jan 16, 2011 - 15 answers

Are restuarants illegally keeping calories a secret?

Are restaurants breaking the law by not providing nutritional information, and what can I do about it? [more inside]
posted by Vorteks on Jan 16, 2011 - 13 answers

BicycleFilter: where can I buy 3" spokes?

BicycleFilter: where can I buy 3" spokes? [more inside]
posted by UbuRoivas on Jan 16, 2011 - 4 answers

No masks please--just a little makeup!

Please help a non-makeup-lady find some makeup! [more inside]
posted by bookmammal on Jan 16, 2011 - 32 answers

i'm trying to leave a commitment phobe

are you a commitment phobic or involved with one? [more inside]
posted by memi on Jan 16, 2011 - 28 answers

What's up with VLC?

What has happened to VLC on my MacBook Pro? [more inside]
posted by dougrayrankin on Jan 16, 2011 - 3 answers

There can only be one ring to rule them all. Or not.

Kindle3 or Color Nook or Samsung Tab or just sticking with dead trees? I've been reading so many reviews, forums, tech support, askme posts, that my head is spinning and I don't know what to think. The new Kindle and Nook are supposedly vastly better than their predecessors, so I'm hoping mefites with new holiday toys might be able to shed some light. [more inside]
posted by sio42 on Jan 16, 2011 - 19 answers

You can choose any restaurant in London! Where do you go?

We've been given carte blanche by my boyfriend's aunt, who'll be visiting from Canada, to choose any restaurant in London for dinner Wednesday night. Money, she says, is no object. Help us pick somewhere awesome! [more inside]
posted by SoftRain on Jan 16, 2011 - 13 answers

These boots aren't, apparently, made for walking

Why can't my Sorel boots play nice with my socks? Why must my shins bleed? [more inside]
posted by oohisay on Jan 16, 2011 - 17 answers

Safari Password Recovery

Safari Password Recovery - I want to recover login information from a site I used on Safari on OS X 10.4. [more inside]
posted by Samizdata on Jan 16, 2011 - 13 answers

Email address FAIL

Does McSorley's Old Ale House in NYC have an email address?
posted by R.Stornoway on Jan 16, 2011 - 6 answers

Tourist ideas for old weird Atlanta

Cool things in Atlanta and surrounds for two travelers. [more inside]
posted by radioaction on Jan 16, 2011 - 10 answers

Bargain or Albatross?

Does the diaphragm in Hasselblad F lenses only work if it's mounted on a camera? [more inside]
posted by cropshy on Jan 16, 2011 - 10 answers

A Fairy Field Guide, if you please.

I'm looking for books about fairies, elves, the wee folk, etc. [more inside]
posted by joyeuxamelie on Jan 16, 2011 - 30 answers

Just a bit to offset the hosting bill at most.

Tips for migrating my livejournal blog to personal hosting? [more inside]
posted by pwnguin on Jan 16, 2011 - 6 answers

You're not the boss of me now...

Caution- overbearing colleagues ahead! [more inside]
posted by I_Love_Bananas on Jan 16, 2011 - 20 answers


Please help me find a folder I have bookmarked on my computer. [more inside]
posted by Fairchild on Jan 16, 2011 - 8 answers

Save Me From Style Parody

Quick, MeFites! In less than an hour I'm dressing to go to the Cirque du Soleil. I'm determined to wear my vintage black velvet strapless evening gown with flamenco ruffles. How do I style it tongue-in-cheek without trying too hard? [more inside]
posted by tel3path on Jan 16, 2011 - 13 answers

I don't have a lot of money, but I do have a lot of love and time

I'm 29 and my partner is 31. We want to start a family. We don't have a lot of money, but we're doing OK. Details inside. [more inside]
posted by Rocket26 on Jan 16, 2011 - 45 answers

Please help me to buy a music box for my wife.

Please help me to buy a music box for my wife. [more inside]
posted by obiwanwasabi on Jan 16, 2011 - 7 answers

Checks without (or at least nontacky) margin advertisements?

Time to buy checks, and not from my bank. Which check companies don't advertise themselves in the margins of their product? I'll settle for checks with phrases that don't scream out "We sell checks!" [more inside]
posted by Xere on Jan 16, 2011 - 9 answers

Where can I attain the Ballmer Peak in SF?

Is there such a thing as a laptop-friendly sports bar in SF? [more inside]
posted by knave on Jan 16, 2011 - 4 answers

Sequels that equal the prequel.

Sequels by different authors that equal or better the work of the original author. [more inside]
posted by ricochet biscuit on Jan 15, 2011 - 24 answers

Movie from the '80s with a floating alien brain who lives underground?

Can you help me find a sci-fi movie from the '80s with a floating brain in it? I only saw bits of it at the video store. [more inside]
posted by qbject on Jan 15, 2011 - 3 answers

Safe to bank from home computer?

Safe to bank from home computer? [more inside]
posted by Prairie on Jan 15, 2011 - 14 answers

Scratched by a nail. Red circle appears. Emergency room?

"Go to the emergency room?" filter. My friend got scratched on the neck by a nail, or maybe by the edge of a board. The two cuts are very superficial. We immediately washed it and soaked it with rubbing alcohol. Now, an hour or two later, a red circle surrounds the area. Is this emergency-room material? [more inside]
posted by salvia on Jan 15, 2011 - 16 answers

Help me fix my wacky stove exhaust

What, if anything, can you tell me about the really weird stove exhaust in my weird old apartment? Pics inside. [more inside]
posted by slow graffiti on Jan 15, 2011 - 4 answers

How to clean a Macbook's DVD drive

How do you clean a slot-loading DVD drive on a Macbook? [more inside]
posted by bookwibble on Jan 15, 2011 - 4 answers

Christian readings for discussion

I'm looking for short Christian/theological readings for a weekly group I'm facilitating this semester. [more inside]
posted by pecknpah on Jan 15, 2011 - 12 answers

Gen Y professional obliviousness - what's a good manager to do?

What to do about an oblivious young employee abusing a lenient work environment? [more inside]
posted by nadise on Jan 15, 2011 - 60 answers

We Must Go Faster.

Do high-speed chases ever work out for the chasee these days? Considering the amount of cameras, helicopters, and foreknowledge law enforcement has to catch people trying to make a high-speed getaway, have there been any successful escapes in the US in the last 20 years or so? [more inside]
posted by The Whelk on Jan 15, 2011 - 29 answers

Without Honor They Are Nothing

Trying to remember a TV show from the late eighties or early nineties based on a single scene. [more inside]
posted by Hactar on Jan 15, 2011 - 3 answers

How do I deal with community supported agriculture flakes?

How do I deal with community supported agriculture flakes? I NEED people to pick up their shares. [more inside]
posted by melissam on Jan 15, 2011 - 39 answers

Electronic Soma

What would be the best way to propagate alpha waves in an arcology? [more inside]
posted by Guy_Inamonkeysuit on Jan 15, 2011 - 16 answers

Good Local Food in Baltimore

Where's the best restaurant around Williams St in Baltimore to eat, specifically crab or other local specialties? [more inside]
posted by ~Sushma~ on Jan 15, 2011 - 3 answers

Out of debt. Now what?

Mrs Supercres and I just came into some money (okay, she did) and used it to pay off our not-insignificant credit card debt in full (okay, mostly mine). Questions about credit scores, closing accounts, and moving forward are inside. [more inside]
posted by supercres on Jan 15, 2011 - 22 answers

How much less does the earth weigh now?

How much less does the earth weigh now? [more inside]
posted by dantodd on Jan 14, 2011 - 21 answers

How do I grieve without guilt?

My wonderful, loving, young dog is dying. How do I stop feeling guilty about grieving? How do I deal with not giving chemo? [more inside]
posted by specialagentwebb on Jan 14, 2011 - 25 answers

Help me hear Angels

Beautiful, uplifting, Christian hymn or music for a memorial service? [more inside]
posted by snowjoe on Jan 14, 2011 - 43 answers

name that 90's mac game

I am trying to find the name of an obscure mac game i used to play in the 90's. To find by google search terms has not been successful and to describe the game is a challenge. [more inside]
posted by pelican on Jan 14, 2011 - 7 answers

Financial aid error in my favor?

Anyone good at financial aid related questions? I've started receiving financial aid starting from this semester. I got a check for $2,775.00 from City University of New York. I cashed it in. This semester I also transferred from College of Staten Island to Brooklyn College. [more inside]
posted by antgly on Jan 14, 2011 - 10 answers

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