5 posts tagged with shopping by flibbertigibbet.
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Backpack cover?

A friend is going on a year-long, multi-continent backpacking adventure. She wants a sturdy travel cover that will take the abuse from buses/baggage handlers/planes instead of her pack, like this--except hopefully sturdier. Any recommendations?
posted by flibbertigibbet on May 4, 2014 - 6 answers

Material for making game boards out of?

I'm trying to hand-paint gameboards (five 21cm x 29cm boards, for a boardgame) for someone, except I can't figure out what material can hold up to the dual stresses of being painted/printed on (not by computer, but by the older methods of linocuts or woodblocks or etching) and the day-to-day wear and tear from being used as a gameboard, while still being reasonably priced. Can you help? [more inside]
posted by flibbertigibbet on Aug 7, 2013 - 18 answers

Simple laptop for my university-bound sister.

Help me find my university-bound sister a nice, reliable laptop. Are they any brands you especially recommend? [more inside]
posted by flibbertigibbet on Jul 12, 2009 - 37 answers

Help me get a cheap laptop, long battery life, and if you could, while you're at it, get me the Ark of the Covenant...

I might be in the market for a new laptop. Should I bother trying to get a new laptop, or should I just buy a third battery for a current laptop and switch the batteries out mid-class? [more inside]
posted by flibbertigibbet on Aug 31, 2008 - 14 answers

Ottawa bra shops and fittings: cause I gained weight in the wrong place.

What's the best bra shop and bra fitting you can get in Ottawa? [more inside]
posted by flibbertigibbet on Feb 11, 2008 - 5 answers

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