So we are hosting Thanksgiving. Neither one of us believe in God, and our families are very religious. Please help me with a toast. [more inside]
posted by floweredfish
on Nov 25, 2013 -
My stepsister is getting married this Saturday, a stepsister who has always presumed closeness to everyone in her stepfamily. I do not like her very much for reasons that are not relevant here. I am a bridesmaid in the wedding. She e-mailed all of the bridesmaids and in the same e-mail about our jewelry, mentioned that they'd be making time for speeches during the rehearsal dinner while the band is on a break (yes! There's a band at the rehearsal dinner, which is a whole other story...). She asked for us to let her know if anyone was interested in giving a toast. Should I? [more inside]
posted by juliagulia
on Nov 7, 2013 -
We're looking for iconic/popular images of people having fun and want to photoshop in a crying kid (all in good fun!). What are your suggestions? [more inside]
posted by bitteroldman
on Sep 23, 2013 -
I have an iMac and Toast 10 Titanium. I have several Video TS folders, some are movies, others exercise vids. How can I add two movies (2 existing Video TS folders) from my collection and either a)keep their menus intact, or b)have a menu where I can choose either movie and have whatever chapters Toast decides? I prefer option a) because some are fitness dvds that have exact breaks to start a new warmup whereas my movies, I don't really care where the chapters are inserted. I have looked online and there is such a wealth of opinions, some old links requiring another software like DVD2OneX or something else. Thanks in advance.
posted by snap_dragon
on Jul 26, 2013 -
What's a good low-carb substitute for toast for the purpose of sopping up over-easy egg yolks?
posted by ErWenn
on Jan 1, 2013 -
My dear mother wishes to have something special written in Italian engraved in her new dining room table. Are there any sayings or toasts that would be appropriate? (A few details below)... [more inside]
posted by verevi
on Jun 15, 2012 -
I have to give a wedding toast for someone I barely know, whose fiance I don't at all know. And there are further complications. Uh... help? [more inside]
posted by anonymous
on May 9, 2012 -
I am the best man for an upcoming wedding. I think I have the toast down (don't worry, keeping it short) and I'm really looking for a quote/saying or short poem to end it with. Suggestions? [more inside]
posted by anonymous
on Aug 3, 2011 -
Prithee good sir or madam, hear my tale of woe and, if so moved, aid me in my quest for French Toast glory. Indulgence if you please for the 'epicness' of the tale, for a taste of this splendour deserves such a telling. [more inside]
posted by Hardcore Poser
on Mar 6, 2011 -
I'm looking for a good, classy quote—with which to toast newlyweds that I don't know very well (but wish the very best). [more inside]
posted by anonymous
on Feb 10, 2010 -
I'm trying to burn a mix of mp4 and avi files with Roxio Toast Titanium 9 as a data cd. The blank DVDs I'm trying to use are RiData, 8x DVD-R, with 4.7 GB of free space. Each of the files I am trying to burn is about 350 MB. [more inside]
posted by tejolote
on Jan 18, 2010 -
My family is very big on toasts, but generally the same ones are repeated throughout the holidays or birthdays - toasts for health, success, and happiness. I'm curious as to what kinds of toasts are your own favorites. Something beautifully worded you really liked? Or a subject you think is really worth drinking for? (Well, that last one is quite the slippery slope - but still!) What do you usually raise your glass for?
posted by Bakuun
on May 15, 2009 -
I loves me some French toast, but find it's kind of a pain to make. I don't need a recipe for French toast, I need a battle plan. [more inside]
posted by zardoz
on Apr 11, 2009 -
Well, something is wrong...I use Mac the Ripper to rip the DVDs...then I am not sure what to do. I turned them into mp4s in Handbrake and then burnt them in Toast under the Divx tab. I get a lot (maybe 6?) movies to a disc (dual layer)and the picture is decent BUT it takes several days...a day to encode the files through Handbrake and then 2 whole days to burn the disc in Toast. Am I doing things completely wrong? I would appreciate a step by step walkthrough if there is a much easier and more efficient way to make Divx discs primarily because I have a huge spindle of DVD-DLs that I don't want to waste on one movie at a time. Thanks for your help and happy holidays! By the way I am using a brand new IMac running OS 10.5.5
posted by UnholyJudas
on Dec 7, 2008 -
I am going to be my father's best man. What special considerations do I need to take into account for my toast? Any particularly good/bad examples of what to say based on experience? [more inside]
posted by anonymous
on Jul 3, 2008 -
What is good bilingual (English/Spanish), and relatively short toast for a wedding? [more inside]
posted by Cog
on Jun 12, 2008 -
How to burn Mp3 random mixes
(not entire albums) into several folders on Macintosh for easy navigation in my car cd player...I used to be able to make mp3 discs of whatever songs i wanted and then place them into folders on my desktop, then burn them to disc. It seems that Itunes only allows some form of folder separation (if any at all) by sorting things only by each group's album. This is not helpful if you want several folders with random songs in each folder...for example...I want one folder with songs by rock groups..another that is jazz...whatever. On the new imac, it does not seem to let me take the drag and dropped mp3s in folders on my desktop to a burn disc icon as it did in my older G4. Any suggestions on software or a simpler way around this? I appreciate your input. When it did work, it worked great and saved me from using a crummy fm transmitter on my ipod. The mp3 cds for me sound much better and are easily disposable if left in car.
posted by snap_dragon
on Mar 12, 2008 -
I have a Snackster. It makes yummy sandwiches that look like this
. More yummy sandwiches are wanted. [more inside]
posted by iconomy
on Nov 12, 2007 -
I'm supposed to give a toast at my friend's wedding, but I don't really know his fiancee very well. What should I say? [more inside]
posted by Elmo Oxygen
on Jul 9, 2007 -
I'm creating a DVD Video for my family using Toast Titanium 8. I wonder what the best encoding settings for my case are. [more inside]
posted by hz37
on Apr 30, 2007 -
I cannot, for the life of me, burn a DVD on my MacPro of an 8.5 minute video without 2-4 video/audio glitches. Details of everything I've tried within. [more inside]
posted by robbie01
on Dec 29, 2006 -
Lately, my iBook G4 (I use Toast Titanium, 6 and 7) has trouble recognizing my external FireWire hard drive. Today, the external DVD burner (USB) has disappeared -- the iBook just doesn't recognize it anymore. Is my logic board f*cked, again? And if it is, does it make economic sense to fix it on such an old machine, or should I just upgrade? Thanks.
posted by matteo
on Sep 18, 2006 -
Has anyone attended weddings where there has been an 'open toast' in addition to (or instead of) a regular speech/toast? If so, could you tell me what you thought of it, whether you would recommend that format, and how it was initiated? [more inside]
posted by darsh
on Aug 7, 2006 -
So reading this older question
. Doesn't seem to be any resolution to the issue?? Or it can't be done?
I just did two things. One, burn my mix straight out of iTunes. Other mac's don't read the cd info, nor does a winxp box (Media Player). Second, tried using Toast Titanium, with DOA checked, CD-TEXT checked, and all the song names are there filled in. Still nothing on another mac or pc.
I know this can be done with pro cd-mastering/burning software, but that's costs money money. Any ideas? Or is this a dead end?
posted by francisco
on Aug 18, 2005 -
How does a toaster's light-dark control work?
Perhaps something clever with a bi-metallic strip... can't
believe the toast's 'doneness' is actually being tested;
but from experience it seems more sophisticated than just
adjusting a timer. How do dem?
posted by Rash
on Jul 17, 2005 -
I do a bit of drinking, and I'm looking for a new toast. "Panties: Not the best thing in the world, but right next to it." is what my friends use, but it's getting a little old. Any suggestions? (Witty and sublime both appreciated)
posted by absalom
on Jan 12, 2005 -
I have an xViD .avi movie, 119minutes, that I'd like to put onto DVD. Toast claims that it can't fit it on (5.7gb required, 4.4gb of my 4.7gb writeable DVD available). What I'd like is to be able to requantize the movie so that it fits onto the DVD. Bonus points for an OS X application. Super bonus points for a free one. That I don't have to find a crack for.
posted by armoured-ant
on Dec 21, 2004 -
Toastfilter- I'm looking for the entirety of a toast mentioned in an O. Henry short story. "May the blessings of another year be upon this hearth. The guest and upon her who..." [MI] [more inside]
posted by The White Hat
on Nov 29, 2004 -
In order to gear-up for the MeFi Swap
I started making myself more familiar with iTunes. While doing so, I found out that even when one checks the "none" setting for seconds between songs, iTunes still ads a short gap between songs. Does anyone have some suggestions for how I might get iTunes to do Disc-at-Once (DAO)? If not, suggestions for other programs are appreciated, but realise I don't have Toast-like money handy. Thanks!
posted by terrapin
on Jan 28, 2004 -