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Hobby for Hire

How does one get started as an animal trainer for domestic animals? (more inside) [more inside]
posted by melangell on Sep 4, 2007 - 7 answers

Best AutoCAD training options?

AutoCAD Training: online, book/CD, or in person? [more inside]
posted by schwap23 on Sep 4, 2007 - 13 answers

What is this wall? This is not supposed to be here!

My first marathon is five weeks away and the training is taking its toll on my body. The last thing I want is to have to give up this late in the game because of an injury. What's my best plan of attack? [more inside]
posted by jetskiaccidents on Sep 1, 2007 - 19 answers

Staging a computer crime to help train Miss Marple

How can I realistically stage an (alleged) computer crime? [more inside]
posted by procrastination on Aug 6, 2007 - 14 answers

Boy gone potty

I'm getting ready to start potty training my 2 year old son. What kind of advice can y'all give me. There's [more inside]
posted by ducktape on Aug 5, 2007 - 21 answers

Short Course in Programming

What course can I take that capitalizes on my experience in computer programming and grants a recognizable certificate? [more inside]
posted by spacefire on Jul 27, 2007 - 9 answers

poo, poo everywhere.. nor any drop to... oh never mind

we have two recalcitrant boys. dodgie, the seven year old border terrier, and wedgie the six year old toy poodle. we also have a newly crawling baby. and a back yard. and a clothes line. basically.... my boys keep pooing where they always have. in the back yard, wherever they like..... but mostly under the clothes line. and inevitably, i walk in it. it's not special. [more inside]
posted by taff on Jul 25, 2007 - 15 answers

Tips on Introducing a Big Dog and a Small Dog

This weekend, I will be introducing a small dog to a big dog. I would rather they not kill each other. Help me. [more inside]
posted by ThePinkSuperhero on Jul 24, 2007 - 18 answers

You can't say that!

trying to find on-camera job interview training in either the Washington, DC metro area or the San Francisco Bay Area. Numbers and contact info helpful!
posted by parmanparman on Jul 23, 2007 - 3 answers

Need J2EE/Java Training

JavaTrainingFilter - Boston, MA - I would like to find an instructor/consultant to come into my work and teach/train J2EE programming to me and a colleague in approximately a two full-day course. [more inside]
posted by deeman on Jun 19, 2007 - 2 answers

Single word name for bird training.

I need single word name for bird training. It needs to be either more generic than falconry or if it exists, more specifically, it's related to the art of training homing pigeons (often mistaken as carrier pigeons).
posted by Davidissimo on Jun 14, 2007 - 11 answers

No-Chew-Through Dog Harness

Is there such a thing as a dog harness that a dog cannot chew through, or is unlikely to physically chew through? I am not interested in answers regarding repellants such as bitter apple--I already know about them. [more inside]
posted by gimonca on May 28, 2007 - 9 answers

My puppy is needy.

My puppy is needy. She whines if she can't be physically in contact with me, what can I do about it? [more inside]
posted by cschneid on May 27, 2007 - 11 answers

My new dog can't be left alone.

I just adopted a dog which apparently has separation anxiety issues (and we have cats). We had planned to initially leave him crated during the day. What can I do to help him through this transition? [more inside]
posted by team lowkey on May 20, 2007 - 15 answers

How core training of US soldiers has changed to reflect challenge of insurgency?

For GIs & military folk: Are soldiers these days (post-Haditha) trained (not lectured -- trained) on how to respond to suicide bomb attacks w/out freaking out and slaughtering civilians? [more inside]
posted by It ain't over yet on May 3, 2007 - 11 answers

The Hiking-Free Hiking Workout

How can I get in shape for backpacking when I don't have time to backpack? [more inside]
posted by ilyanassa on Apr 30, 2007 - 15 answers

Help me run in a 10K next weekend.

What can I do in a week to train for a 10K race? [more inside]
posted by wabash on Apr 21, 2007 - 25 answers

All online training videos are not created equally. Right?

What makes a good online training video? Besides decent software and production value. [more inside]
posted by mrhaydel on Apr 10, 2007 - 10 answers

Short Man Must Eat X-Large Pizza

I have a pizza eating contest in a week. I'm going to need a serious plan if I'm going to vanquish this monster. [more inside]
posted by mrgreyisyelling on Apr 10, 2007 - 19 answers

If you tech me how to build it, they will come...

I need suggestions on ways to beef up my knowledge of construction/the construction industry without going back to college and getting a CE degree? More after the jump. [more inside]
posted by uva_nupe on Apr 5, 2007 - 9 answers

Looking for web design (short) courses in NYC area

I'm looking for a non-degree web design program in the NYC area. In other words, something that would last a week or less to teach the basics of web design, layout, different packages, etc.
posted by schoenbc on Mar 19, 2007 - 4 answers

AIX and Solaris courses for experienced Linux admin?

Years of Linux experience, but looking for training on Solaris and AIX without having to relearn the basics [more inside]
posted by tkolstee on Mar 1, 2007 - 5 answers

Boston-area circuit/military-style training?

Is there a regular pay-as-you-go circuit training or military-style exercise class in Boston / Cambridge, USA? [more inside]
posted by galaksit on Feb 27, 2007 - 4 answers

As a non-runner I want to run a half marathon

I just bought my first ever pair of running shoes. I want to run a half marathon. How soon can I do it and how should I train for it? [more inside]
posted by sveskemus on Feb 21, 2007 - 17 answers

Old Dog, Gross New Trick

How do I train my dog to drink from a water bottle? [more inside]
posted by dogmom on Feb 20, 2007 - 11 answers

How would one become Batman?

Let's say you wanted to actually BE Batman... [more inside]
posted by Ash3000 on Feb 20, 2007 - 33 answers

CEH training in San Francisco?

CEH (Certified Ethical Hacker) training in San Francisco? [more inside]
posted by littlegreenlights on Feb 9, 2007 - 8 answers

101 things Mr. Boss Man never bothered to teach you

If there was ONE thing that you wish you had been taught at your current job what would that be? What I am looking for is not something like...."Don't talk to Spencer in HR, he is a perv," more on the lines of "how to get information on X when Y is not working," or "What things can program Z do to make my job easier?" I need to design some sort of educational media for workplaces (software or internet based) and I am looking for some juicy leads. General is better.Thanks
posted by Meemer on Jan 31, 2007 - 29 answers

Anniston, Alabama - Specifically the Noble Training Center.

Any MeFites with knowledge/experience of the Noble Training Center at Anniston, Alabama? [more inside]
posted by X4ster on Jan 23, 2007 - 6 answers

How to create a virtual plant ?

How to create a real time 3D simulation of an industrial plant ? [more inside]
posted by vincentm on Jan 1, 2007 - 10 answers

Need help teaching a young dog new tricks.

Need help teaching a young dog new tricks. [more inside]
posted by nickerbocker on Dec 30, 2006 - 5 answers

martial arts for exercise?

what is the potential of practicing martial arts as form of exercise...and what style? [more inside]
posted by Salvatorparadise on Dec 28, 2006 - 17 answers

Will neutering change my male kitten's aggressive behaviour?

Our recently adopted, very sweet, very clingy male kitten is showing some signs of aggressive behaviour. Is this typical of intact males? Will his behaviour change for the better after he's neutered or should I be worried? [more inside]
posted by LeeJay on Dec 7, 2006 - 19 answers

Getting back into the rotation of things

Help me fix my stubborn rotator cuff. [more inside]
posted by dead_ on Dec 7, 2006 - 8 answers

Human sacrifice, dogs and cats living together - mass hysteria.

OK, so no human sacrifice, but a new puppy in an apartment already containing a cat - advice for training the puppy and dealing with the cat? [more inside]
posted by mrhaydel on Dec 5, 2006 - 6 answers

Strength Training: Do sets need to be completed in a row?

Strengthtrainingfilter: If I have a workout comprised of 6 exercises, 2 sets each, can I do all 6 exercises in a row twice, or do I have to do each one twice in a row? [more inside]
posted by sirion on Dec 5, 2006 - 11 answers

If only I had the time to run...

With a large amount of time per day (say capped at 4 or 5 hours), what improvement could you expect to see over 6 months in running 800/1500m, starting with somewhere between a 4:45 & 5 minute mile? What would the workouts look like?
posted by devilsbrigade on Dec 1, 2006 - 4 answers

Identifying beats in notes

Does anyone have tips on training ones ear to identify small differences between notes? [more inside]
posted by rasputin98 on Nov 26, 2006 - 10 answers

[migrainefilter] Why does training make me sick?

Why do day-long training sessions give me migraines and what can I do to avoid them? [more inside]
posted by unmusic on Nov 8, 2006 - 11 answers

How to increase running . foot speed?

How does one increase foot speed? My 12 year old son inherited his lack of foot speed from me. He's thin, skinny and a little below average height. This is not a weight issue, he is just slow. (All of which is subject to change when puberty kicks in full gear) In the meantime, are there exercises or drills he could do to increase his speed? He plays baseball and he fences - being a bit quicker would be a benefit in both.
posted by COD on Oct 26, 2006 - 31 answers

Over the twenties, in a barrel.

Training, silimming, and building at the dawn of one's thirties: tips, statistics, techniques? Way [more inside]
posted by mykescipark on Oct 22, 2006 - 7 answers

Best ICT literacy workshops and tech support models.

Where can I find the best, proven basic ICT/Internet literacy workshops? Where can I find the best, proven models for providing limited technical support over the phone and via email? [more inside]
posted by By The Grace of God on Oct 5, 2006 - 1 answer

Talk to me about crate training...

My year-old shepherd puppy took well to crate training...but I'd eventually like to not have to use it any more. What is your experience? Were you able to transition to not using the crate, and how? [more inside]
posted by sLevi on Oct 4, 2006 - 14 answers

BoredAtWorkFilter

My job: prepress technician / production artist / deigner. My question: Where do I go from here? [more inside]
posted by lekvar on Oct 3, 2006 - 12 answers

How To Handle A Puppy and Older Dog?

Our 6 month old golden retriever is a lovely girl, smart, active and generally pretty obedient. But, her one difficult behavior is intense dominance wrestling with our 14 year old lab. Nobody gets hurt, but Doc, the 14 year old, clearly gets fed-up and Daisy, the baby, seems to find it irresistible. She puts her mouth on his ears, neck, feet - not biting, but annoying. I want her to stop, so that we can all be together without having to separate them. When we're out walking or running them, or when Daisy is in a calm mood, they're great together. On the other side of the equation, Doc, who usually couldn't care less about toys, will take one or two and just lie there with them in his mouth or between his paws and it drives Daisy crazy! I'm sure these are natural dominance games, but I want to be able to control them better. Any ideas? Will all this tend to stop as she grows up?
posted by madstop1 on Sep 25, 2006 - 7 answers

I'm beginning to lift weights for the first time in my life. Help!

I'm beginning to lift weights for the first time in my life. Help! [more inside]
posted by JPowers on Sep 20, 2006 - 25 answers

What does it take to climb Kilimanjaro?

I want to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro. What do I need to know? How fit do I need to be? [more inside]
posted by canine epigram on Sep 14, 2006 - 17 answers

Help me get back into shape

Help me get back into shape! [more inside]
posted by jourman2 on Sep 10, 2006 - 14 answers

A bird in the hand...would be really good.

Gentle bird-folk of metafilter, help me get ahold of my birdie. I want to be able to gently pick him up and pop him back inside his cage. There's plenty [More Inside] [more inside]
posted by t0astie on Aug 20, 2006 - 18 answers

Training for flag football

What are some good drills that I can do to get in shape for flag football? [more inside]
posted by Raven13 on Aug 15, 2006 - 7 answers

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