YANML: Who owns this bed that's been in my house for 2.5 years? [more inside]
Boyfriend is a problem drinker - but not necessarily an alcoholic. What can I do to help him? And how do I protect myself here? [more inside]
Song-ID-filter: What's that song from the Yo-Plus ad? [more inside]
I enjoyed the hell out of Dragon Age: Origins and am looking for more games like it. Platform: PS3, Mac. TL;DR list of likes/dislikes in game after the jump. [more inside]
Suppose I were soon to receive a check for approximately $20,000. Also suppose that this represents a portion of my share of an inheritance from a relative and that additional monies will be forthcoming and, though I don't know exactly how much, that'll probably be on the order of $50,000 or so. What are the tax implications of this for me? What could I do to minimize the taxes I pay on this money? (I'm in the U.S.) YANAAccountant or MAccountant.
What notable books did the Nazis burn? I have found references to "All Quiet On The Western Front" being targeted for burning, and was wondering what other famous books they were throwing on the bonfire. Was there a list of targeted books, or did they just burn anything that did not look German enough to them?
Anyone have experience with non-profits that will pay for vet bills? [more inside]
How do I network with individuals when I don't need a job? I recently met a person who I think could be really helpful next time I'm looking for a job, but that likely won't be for a couple of years. How do I keep in touch in the meantime? [more inside]
For all the seasoned graphic designers out there, where have you found the best working environment when it comes to agency vs. freelance vs. inhouse design for a company? [more inside]
Please help me sort out my weight-loss/strength training/eating regime. [more inside]
I would like to play video/computer games with my two youngest children who do not read well yet. And I would like to play *with* them, not watch/help them play. (details inside) [more inside]
Looking for link to (in)famous internet-based meltdown. Details inside. [more inside]
Is reading in a moving car / train, harmful for the eyes - meaning can it lead to weak eyesight or other eye issues? [more inside]
NSFSS (Not Safe For Sensitive Stomachs): What is the best way to pre-treat bedding that have been soiled by copious amounts of chunky vomit? [more inside]
Yet another StyleFilter question: helping a non-white young adult learn to dress herself. [more inside]
Future noir. Please recommend detective fiction in a scifi setting. [more inside]
YANMD filter - but there's something amiss with the right side of my body (I think). Lengthy. [more inside]
American Football rules question: If the quarterback overthrows a pass to a receiver in the end zone and the ball bounces off the field goal post and is then caught by the receiver (the ball never hit the ground nor is the receiver out of bounds). Is the catch fair?
Asking for a friend: Is it legal for an employer (in Ontario, Canada) to structure an employment contract that requires the employee to stay and work for the company for a minimum period of time (say, one year)? [more inside]
I recently got a pressure canner for Christmas, and, being the treehugger that I am, I would like to eat local and join a CSA. Anyone have any advice for finding a good one near the Somerset county, NJ region? [more inside]
Is a recovered onside kick such as at the beginning of the 2nd half of tonight's Super Bowl when the ball is touched by the receiving team before it travels 10 yards but not recovered by them considered a turnover by the receiving team? [more inside]
What's the magic word for finding Super Bowl highlights on YouTube or elsewhere before they are deleted? [more inside]
It's time to begin my dream garden - help me design it! I've always dreamt of being self-sufficient enough to virtually take my family off the food grid. Last year we moved to a house with an acre of land, all woods, and as soon as this latest snow dump disappears the contractors will arrive and clear approximately 5,000 sf of it (out-of-scale pictures here). I'm poised on the brink of drawing up plans and am eager for some input; I've got the wee beginnings of an orchard coming in March, plus the beds will be built of harvested timbers and thus fairly permanent, so I want to get the design right the first time. [more inside]
I'm applying to study abroad in Russia. Problem is, I'm torn between studying in Moscow or St. Petersburg. [more inside]
When are the ceremonies for appointment to the Order of the British Empire held? [more inside]
How do I properly credit popular (presumably copyrighted) popular music when quoting lyrics in the context of original fiction being released under Creative Commons? [more inside]
Will a renewed U.S. passport have the same ID number as the original? [more inside]
Pros and cons of starting an online vintage fashion store in the UK? [more inside]
creating my own "cloud" backup? [more inside]
How much does it cost for the city clerk's signature to be verified, on both a marriage license and a marriage certificate, by the county clerk of New York County? I cannot find this information anywhere and I need it for an apostille. [more inside]
My 6 year old is getting ready to start taking violin lessons (taking Suzuki method). What can I expect and what do you recommend to give her the best results? [more inside]
Bulk herb shops in southern Ohio/northern Kentucky? (Kava kava, valerian, etc.) [more inside]
Can you identify this house song? [more inside]
How can I treat puppy ringworm at home/over-the-counter? [more inside]
Dell says my Studio 1535 doesn't support Win7. Should I install it anyway? [more inside]
"My SmartyPants are made from the fiber of a indigenous tree-plant in the south of Durkadurkastan where the Tree of Life was rumored to have been planted in 846BC by sabertooth tiger shepherds..."
My fiance has male answer syndrome. Lately, I have found myself getting irritated almost after every sentence. How do I change my perception/attitude so I can handle this with grace and humor instead of anger and stabbing?
I need recommendations from people experienced with setting up a dead-simple online store. [more inside]
Tell me your recipes that include rice. [more inside]
My car was stolen. What else should I be doing that I haven't done yet? [more inside]
I was up in the mountains this morning and got curious about avalanches. Specifically: has anyone skied (or ridden) post-avalanche snow? Does it act like powder, hard-pack, or something totally different? Bonus points if anyone's done this in the Tahoe area.
I'm in a mid-twenties rut. Please help me think of activities, classes, or organizations in NYC I can partake in to get me active and motivated! [more inside]
Quotefilter: I'm looking for a quote about having suffered many things only some of which happened. CS Lewis? [more inside]
How do I fix the clock alarm on an old GE stove? Photo and details inside. [more inside]
[DinnerEmergencyFilter] Accidentally cooked two pork chops for 60 min rather than 30 min - chops are tough and sad looking. How to salvage for dinner guest arriving in 30 minutes?
Chops were baked for 60 min (should have been 30) at 350 degrees, smothered in green apples and a thin caramel sauce of butter, brown sugar, and salt. Any ideas on how to fix this? I'm a sad bird.
Does anyone know a good (not too expensive) accountant in San Francisco? [more inside]
Your most unusual Bisquick recipe? [more inside]
When I connect to my office via VPN, I cannot access my local network, which uses the same IP addressing scheme as the remote network. I'm tired of disconnecting and reconnecting to control my music player. Would setting up a DNS server locally solve this? Do I still have to change the IP addresses of my local devices? [more inside]
Three weeks ago my home was burgled and my jewelry box (with all its contents) was stolen. Super shoppers of MeFi, can you help me find another jewelry box just like the one I had? [more inside]
I am looking for gift type products that either incorporate roses, are rose scented, rose flavored, etc.. for my elderly mother-in-law. [more inside]
My 11 year old son wants a LOTR themed birthday party. I'm ashamed to admit this, but have never watched all three movies. He's much more knowledgeable about all things LOTR than I. Help!! We've had a tough year, and I truly want to make this party a blast for him. (One party to rule them all, as he says!) [more inside]