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Blues on nylons

Is it worthwhile to learn blues on a classical guitar? [more inside]
posted by raheel on Mar 28, 2010 - 13 answers

how to maintain high quality video to swf

What is the best way to convert a high quality video into a high quality .swf? I have footage of a stamping machine that i filmed and want to put it on a website (like a flash banner). It looks great in imovie but when i convert it to flv and import to flash it looks grainy. [more inside]
posted by Paleoindian on Mar 28, 2010 - 4 answers

Doubts about Starting a New Relationship Not Long After a Breakup...

So, I'm just three months out of a 1-year relationship and recently met somebody really amazing. We're taking it very slowly so far, but after 4 or 5 dates I think there is definitely long-term relationship potential. The problem is: a voice at the back of my head is telling me maybe I'm not quite ready. How do I handle this? [more inside]
posted by kramer1975 on Mar 28, 2010 - 13 answers

Help for the Hopelessly Disorganized

I lose my cell phone all the time at home. Is there a way to ring my phone from the web? (For free? In the US?) All I need is a hint where to look and it would be back in my hand! [more inside]
posted by Ys on Mar 28, 2010 - 10 answers

Any Post-Rock, Ambient, Contemporary Classical Radio Stations?

I'm looking for a high quality online radio station that plays Johann Johannsson, Max Richter, Olafur Arnalds, Stafraen Hakon, Yann Tiersen, Sigur Ros, and the like? [more inside]
posted by jonj on Mar 28, 2010 - 5 answers

Grass + dog = dirt

Our very active dog has turned what used to be a fairly nice backyard lawn into clumps of grass and lots of dirt. [more inside]
posted by davcoo on Mar 28, 2010 - 8 answers

More help for the injection impaired

More help and reassurance for the injection impaired, please! I found this question but I'm still a bit freaked about having to give myself a subcutaneous injection. [more inside]
posted by Omnomnom on Mar 28, 2010 - 11 answers

Triangle head, Triangle head, help me get rid of my triangle head

Melbourne,FL filter: I don't know how many Space Coast MeFites are on here, but never hurts to ask right? I need a haircut, please help me find someone who can deal with my cursed hair. [more inside]
posted by Epsilon-minus semi moron on Mar 28, 2010 - 5 answers

SF Sublet Advice

Summer housing in San Francisco: is it totally crazy to fly down and start looking only two weeks before my job starts? [more inside]
posted by ewiar on Mar 28, 2010 - 6 answers

Dead or alive?

Is this tree gonna die? [more inside]
posted by fixedgear on Mar 28, 2010 - 16 answers

And we even broke up soon after =(

Drove ex-gf to California, got a ticket, asked for extension (or to appeal?) and forgot about it. Never got a response and now a law firm in El Paso is trying to collect about $250. What are my options? [more inside]
posted by jstarlee on Mar 28, 2010 - 8 answers

HP it broke

My HP laptop dv6500 abruptly shut down last night and now it won't turn on. Anything I can do? Or where can I get it fixed (I hope?) in downtown Toronto? [more inside]
posted by scribbler on Mar 28, 2010 - 2 answers

Finding an officiant for gay marriage in Washington D.C.

One of the steps for marrying in D.C. is to, at the time of registration, identify the name of the officiant who will perform the marriage ceremony. When and how does one find such an officiant? [more inside]
posted by Piscean on Mar 28, 2010 - 7 answers

What Should I Read About Video Games?

I'm a professional screenwriter interested in breaking into video games. I want to know more about videogame story telling. Aside from playing a bunch of games, which I'm doing, what should I read? [more inside]
posted by musofire on Mar 28, 2010 - 14 answers

Please sir, I want somewhere to live.

ApartmentHuntingFilter: How do I find an apartment when not currently employed? [more inside]
posted by DeucesHigh on Mar 28, 2010 - 9 answers

Not again ...

What is this bug that I found in my room yesterday? [more inside]
posted by Ashley801 on Mar 28, 2010 - 7 answers

Super Colon Blow

Colonoscopy Prep- making it less unpleasant - detailed description inside [more inside]
posted by plinth on Mar 28, 2010 - 15 answers

Lost: A Favorite Song

I am unable to find a song that I once had on my iPod. It's a post-rock number. Although there are no lyrics (that I recall, anyway), there is an extended sample (I don't know from where) of a guy talking about a hot night when the power went out in his apartment complex. He talks about a woman who lit candles, and somehow in the end this leads to an apartment fire. The song feels like the soundtrack to a dream. My memory is not 100% on these details. It's been well over a year since I heard it. But the song was really good and I think about it now and then and I really miss having it. Anyone recognize it?
posted by Moody834 on Mar 28, 2010 - 4 answers

Bikey Needs a New Pair of Shoes

How do I pick new city tires for my mountain bike? [more inside]
posted by fedward on Mar 27, 2010 - 11 answers

How to explain pet death to a young child?

Tomorrow morning we need to tell our 3.5 year old that our beloved dog has died. Please help. [more inside]
posted by ellenaim on Mar 27, 2010 - 25 answers

Do dictionary writers start with the letter M? [y][n]

My friend alleges that dictionary writers start with the letter M, but when I asked, "Why?" he had no response. Apparently he just saw it on QI (with Stephen Fry). Extensive googling has produced no results, and I won't be able to sleep until we get to the bottom of this. HALP! [more inside]
posted by booknerd on Mar 27, 2010 - 11 answers

How to tell if someone is remotely viewing (not accessing) my computer and how to prevent it?

How can I tell if someone is remotely viewing (not accessing) my computer and how can I prevent it? [more inside]
posted by LittleNami on Mar 27, 2010 - 9 answers

Fixing dates by sorting photographs

A while back I found a web page for nice OSX tool for fixing the dates of a set of pictures by allowing the user to sort them graphically in a timeline. Sadly I did not download it then, and now I seem to have lost the link. Does anyone know what this tool is?
posted by TheyCallItPeace on Mar 27, 2010 - 4 answers

What is the legal status of catholic priests in the United States?

With all the discussions around catholic priest abusing children and the police considering any report of such abuse as not part of their jurisdiction, I was wondering what the legal status of a catholic priest in the United States would be? [more inside]
posted by TNLNYC on Mar 27, 2010 - 20 answers

Find me a buffet!

Does anyone know of any "American food" type buffets in Seattle? [more inside]
posted by R a c h e l on Mar 27, 2010 - 9 answers

How to help modify toxic behavior in 3 yr olds?

How to help my friend's marraige and mental health survive their 3 year old dictators? [more inside]
posted by Wilder on Mar 27, 2010 - 58 answers

See you in court?

Should a plaintiff provide copies of her smalls claims court lawsuit papers to the insurance company of the party she is suing? [more inside]
posted by longsleeves on Mar 27, 2010 - 12 answers

How often do home thermostats fail?

My friend's thermostat failed. He came home and his house was 120 degrees. How does this happen? How common is something like this? Could this have been prevented? [more inside]
posted by hazyspring on Mar 27, 2010 - 10 answers

I Liked the Sims but I Killed Them All with the Cleaning Robot

I want a Sims-like sandbox type game that I can mess around with in my free time. Suggestions? [more inside]
posted by pyrom on Mar 27, 2010 - 22 answers

Movie/TV show with Petula Clark's Downtown

A friend of mine is being driven crazy by a half-memory of a horror movie or TV show that had the song "Downtown" (Petula Clark's version) in a pivotal scene in it. Does anyone remember this? Not Little Shop of Horrors, though.
posted by Meep! Eek! on Mar 27, 2010 - 19 answers

Free screenshot program with good editing features?

Free screencapture program similar to Jing but with more editing features? [more inside]
posted by ptsampras14 on Mar 27, 2010 - 7 answers

POW 1UP

Is there a closed-form method for finding the unique subsets from the power set of prime factors of an integer? [more inside]
posted by Blazecock Pileon on Mar 27, 2010 - 9 answers

Quiet you

How do I read without talking to myself? [more inside]
posted by simplesharps on Mar 26, 2010 - 22 answers

Seeking a female therapist in Boston

[Boston filter] Could anyone recommend a female therapist or psychologist in the city of Boston? [more inside]
posted by kmavap on Mar 26, 2010 - 7 answers

Low-end 21.5" imac sufficient for Adobe CS5?

I'm considering buying an mac mini or 21.5" imac w. 4GB of RAM. Think that they're powerful enough to support upcoming Adobe CS5 (photoshop, bridge, and InDesign open), Windows 7 in a virtual machine, and HD YouTube video similtaneously--and in a timely manner?
posted by doncoyote on Mar 26, 2010 - 17 answers

Vitamin Pills

Why is it a bad idea to get one's nutritional needs entirely from vitamin pills and whatnot, and eat whatever one wants for calories?
posted by fizzzzzzzzzzzy on Mar 26, 2010 - 22 answers

Where can I buy recordings of the Moscow State Chamber Choir?

Where can I buy CDs of the Moscow State Chamber Choir? [more inside]
posted by tabubilgirl on Mar 26, 2010 - 3 answers

An anonymous community weblog. How do I do it?

How can I start a weblog that allows anonymous contributions for posts (not just comments)? [more inside]
posted by visual mechanic on Mar 26, 2010 - 13 answers

SFBay industrial surplus?

[SFBay Area Filter] Replacement for Triangle Machinery? [more inside]
posted by Tell Me No Lies on Mar 26, 2010 - 8 answers

How to bring a destroyed front lawn back to beauty

New home owner without a green thumb needs help to bring his destroyed front lawn back to life. [more inside]
posted by papercake on Mar 26, 2010 - 11 answers

Why are the front and back wheels different on buses?

Why exactly do the front wheels on some/most buses jut out slightly, whilst the back wheels are recessed? Is this just a case of weight distribution to improve comfort for the driver (by damping vibrations) or something else? [more inside]
posted by jhayes on Mar 26, 2010 - 16 answers

Why do Word and Excel for Mac OS 10 open as read-only?

Suddenly, my Word and Excel for Mac OS10 open as read only, with a command to save them with a new name. I haven't advertently (is that the opposite of inadvertently?) fiddled with anything. Anyone have a clue why? Thanks.
posted by holdenjordahl on Mar 26, 2010 - 8 answers

Help us name a new LLC

We need a name for our LLC! [more inside]
posted by Gusaroo on Mar 26, 2010 - 17 answers

How to rotate alternating pages by non-90-degree-multiple amounts?

I have a PDF (hundreds of pages) that was scanned from a book. All the odd pages are tilted about 6 degrees left, all the even pages, 6 degrees right. How can I fix this, preferably with free software? A command line solution would be ideal.
posted by dmd on Mar 26, 2010 - 7 answers

Fast Cash

I need $150 by March 31st. Running out of ideas to obtain it. What can I do? [more inside]
posted by spinto on Mar 26, 2010 - 49 answers

How can I get my students to dream of Djinni?

What's a good academic text/trade book about Jinni? [more inside]
posted by reverend cuttle on Mar 26, 2010 - 2 answers

Desk, chair, shelf

Where can I find this desktop background? [more inside]
posted by essexjan on Mar 26, 2010 - 3 answers

MIDI retuning software?

I have a soundcard with a MIDI port. Is there software out there that would allow me to change the tuning of my MIDI keyboard and play it in real-time through my speakers?
posted by archagon on Mar 26, 2010 - 9 answers

Where can I buy an inexpensive USB micro cable?

Where are some brick-and-mortar places to get micro-USB cables relatively cheap? [more inside]
posted by Deathalicious on Mar 25, 2010 - 16 answers

O So Clearly Canadian

Where can I buy Clearly Canadian in NYC? [more inside]
posted by xiaolongbao on Mar 25, 2010 - 9 answers

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