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Thoughts from strippers

A former stripper asks imgur if they have any questions about her previous profession.
A four-part FAQ ensued. 1 - 2 - 3 - 4
[NSFW images & text] [IMGur links] [more inside]
posted by feckless fecal fear mongering on Jan 30, 2014 - 99 comments

Look, you're getting very upset, and this is just the first scene.

io9: "After making a mere $84 million at the U.S. box office, Star Trek Into Darkness is considered by some to be a disappointment. Perhaps the problem is that it was a touch confusing. To help our readers better understand it, we've compiled and answered these Frequently Asked Questions about the movie." (Maximum Possible Spoiler Warning)
posted by davidjmcgee on May 21, 2013 - 450 comments

The Tax on Unlucky People

Tonight's Powerball lottery drawing was for more than half a billion dollars, the 2nd largest in U.S. history. The Multi-state Lottery Association answers your frequently asked and not so frequently asked questions about the Powerball Lottery with a side of snark. Find out if you won the Powerball Jackpot.
posted by Jahaza on Nov 28, 2012 - 74 comments

Everything you ever wanted to know about the Martini* (*and we're glad you asked)

Q: OK, I'm ready for the long answer now. A: A highly vocal minority of Martini drinkers, the Prescriptivists, insists that the short answer is in fact the only answer...
posted by gauche on Aug 13, 2012 - 135 comments

If you like the way your bike rides, it’s an awesome bike.

Got questions about your bike or bicycling in general? Surly bikes' Skip Bernet has answers to just about any bike forum post ever written.
posted by barnacles on Mar 28, 2012 - 91 comments

I assure you, the snakes are very real.

Most graduate students are surely aware of the many rigors and regulation of thesis preparation. For example, here is a FAQ on preparing for the "snake fight" portion of your thesis defense.
posted by jjray on Nov 24, 2010 - 28 comments

NBA Salary Cap FAQ

Have you ever been intrigued by the arcane rules of NBA finance? Then you need Larry Coon's amazingly comprehensive NBA Salary Cap FAQ. [more inside]
posted by equalpants on Jul 1, 2010 - 11 comments

The excellent proofreading alone puts it above GameFAQs.

Most video game walkthroughs on the web are in text form- GameFAQs is perhaps the best-known host for them. Sometimes text just isn't enough, though, and that's when Visual Walkthroughs comes into play, offering screenshot-based walkthroughs for a number of games like Ghost Master, Deus Ex, and Half-Life 2. [more inside]
posted by Pope Guilty on Nov 4, 2007 - 61 comments

Ask MetaFilter is now obsolete!

The World's Largest Database of Frequently Asked Questions. [more inside]
posted by psmealey on Oct 25, 2007 - 58 comments

Miscellaneous FAQs

How can I use a Barney Fife Impersonator at my next event? Do vasectomies prevent abductions? Where is the least painful spot? All these (and many more) questions answered at UsedFaqs, a round-up of the more bizarre frequently asked questions from all around the series of tubes.
posted by jonson on Aug 23, 2006 - 12 comments

Heavy Metal FAQ.

Heavy Metal FAQ. (More inside.)
posted by koeselitz on Dec 23, 2004 - 61 comments

Stripper FAQ

Looking for a career change? (NSFW)
posted by E_B_A on Dec 7, 2004 - 14 comments

How many times was the word

How many times was the word "cheeseburger" spoken in the first Olympia Restaurant sketch? Everything you always wanted to know about NBC's Saturday Night Live but were afraid to ask. The answer is "80," by the way.
posted by NedKoppel on Nov 5, 2003 - 15 comments

Dream FAQ

Videohelper.com sells music and sound effects to film/video producers. Here's their FAQ. It's the most fun FAQ I've ever read when I wasn't even trying to have fun. Though they are a serious business, their entire site is in this style. I want to work there!
posted by grumblebee on Oct 23, 2003 - 10 comments

GameFAQs has got your back!

Need help trying to beat one of your Vectrex or Apple II games? GameFAQs is the place you need to be. Covering just about any system on which one can play a game, this archive is for the serious gamer in you. Also, everyone should begin pronouncing "FAQ" as "fahh-queue". Thank you.
posted by WolfDaddy on Dec 12, 2002 - 9 comments

A great resource is threatened.

A great resource is threatened. The Internet FAQ Archives has lost its funding. Although the site is operated by volunteer labor, the bandwidth expenses are high. Can Kent make-up the difference with Paypal donations? Will a new sugardaddy be found? Will TextAds start appearing on the homepage?
posted by chipr on Nov 4, 2001 - 7 comments

Absinthe

Absinthe is one of the craziest liquors known to man. Made from a poisonous root in the Czech Republic, it's linked to the bizarre behaviour of Van Gogh and even Rimbaud. Still ready to get wasted? Read the Absinthe FAQ.
posted by tdecius on Sep 28, 1999 - 0 comments

The Internet FAQ Consortium is a goldmine of information. The highlight of the site is the Internet RFC/FYI/STD/BCP Archives.
posted by tdecius on Sep 22, 1999 - 0 comments

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