Is self-massaging with back rollers actually beneficial for you? Can they lead to injury? [more inside]
I'm looking for a relaxed [over 35] roller hockey group/team in or near Providence RI. Are there any casual pick up games?
I need a bike trainer, bike roller, or an exercise bike. The problem is, I weight 132 kilograms / 290 pounds. I can afford $350, at a stretch. Is there a model of any of these which will both accommodate my weight, and be affordable? My googling turns up nothing.
Inherited old Italian pasta roller, how to clean? [more inside]
I need a roller derby name with a folk twist. [more inside]
I'm running out of time (and ideas) for my roller derby name. Please help me put a TMBG spin on it! [more inside]
How does one get started in roller derby (as a total beginner)? [more inside]
What is the song used in this YouTube video? I know it's kind of a stretch, but I can't get it out of my head! Recommendations of similar music are good too.
Where can I find some skates like the ones in Flight of the Conchord's Ladies of the World? [more inside]
What are these grommet-y things holding together the motor housing for my security shutter, can I replace them, and with which tools?
What are these grommet-y things holding together the motor housing for my security door (aka security roller shutter), and can I replace them, and if so what tools would be necessary? [more inside]
It's sport identification time, hive mind. There's a kid I see around campus who travels using... well, they're sort of like roller skates. Except where roller skates' wheels are fixed and point forward, these are pivoting and are ridden sideways, as if you're riding a longboard without the board. [more inside]
What is the best place to buy cheap used roller skates in bulk online? I need twenty pairs of various sizes. [more inside]
Horrible rash on my knees from roller derby knee pads, what can I do? [more inside]
What's my name, sucka? For roller derby, that is. [more inside]
My wife has come to the conclusion that it's more environmentally friendly to use a paint roller once (and then let it dry out and throw it away) as opposed to wasting upteen gallons of water cleaning all the paint out in order to reuse the roller. This seems crazy and a waste of money to me. What say you AskMetafilterians?
I blacked out on a roller coaster last week. What should I do? [more inside]
Are there recreational places with giant indoor fans that blow you up into the air and give you a simulated indoor experience of flying -- or did I just dream this idea? I can't remember...