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How do I move to Canada?

I am a US citizen. I would like to move to Canada, where my Canadian girlfriend lives and works. My company here in the US is willing to let me telecommute. What are the legalities involved here?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by Anonymous at 7:39 AM on October 7, 2011 (15 comments)

This is my Code Gun. There are $Armory.getGunCount() like it, but this one is mine.

Code Hero is a game designed to teach programming. It uses the first-person shooter idiom, where you are armed with a Code Gun that shoots JavaScript. It reminded me a little of hacking the Gibson.
posted to MetaFilter by sigma7 at 4:39 PM on September 11, 2011 (118 comments)

Tribute to George Carlin

Louis CK talks about what George Carlin meant to him during a New York Public Library tribute to Carlin hosted by Whoopi Goldberg, that also featured, among others, Ben Stiller, Kevin Smith and Carlin's children Kelly and Patrick.
posted to MetaFilter by Kattullus at 11:02 AM on September 6, 2011 (136 comments)

Stop motion inside stop motion

500 people holding more than 1,500 (!!!) developed pictures all around Israel, creating a smooth music video within their hands. (Best viewed not on full screen). Stop motion inside stop motion.
posted to MetaFilter by MechEng at 5:22 PM on August 27, 2011 (18 comments)

Project manage THIS

Considering making a switch to becoming a project manager. Please tell me about your best and worst project managers!
posted to Ask MetaFilter by raw sugar at 8:39 PM on July 22, 2011 (12 comments)

Need help with immigration/visitation laws in the States

I am a Canadian citizen currently residing in Canada. I am in a long-distance relationship with someone who is an American citizen living in the States. What is the best temporary solution without getting any work/student visas for us to be together?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by Anonymous at 8:42 PM on January 20, 2011 (14 comments)


Do you have a best friend? Are you a member of a small circle (~4-6 people) of friends?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by lewedswiver at 9:08 PM on June 6, 2011 (58 comments)

Men: Which books or movies have resonated with your private inner thoughts or feelings?

Question for men: Which books or movies have resonated with your private inner thoughts or feelings?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by Ashley801 at 1:50 PM on June 20, 2011 (94 comments)

Happy Days

Besides the standard answers (births, graduations, weddings, etc.), can you pinpoint a happiest single moment of your life? What was it?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by Jaybo at 9:35 AM on December 21, 2004 (51 comments)

Tell me what you wish men understood about being a woman.

I'm a guy who's interested in learning about female experiences—particularly the kind to which men might be oblivious—particularly those which will help me understand feminist ideas and perspectives. I prefer personal stories and informal musing to the dense academic stuff.
posted to Ask MetaFilter by ixohoxi at 5:24 PM on March 24, 2011 (121 comments)

Turning £500 into £5000

I've been challenged to turn £500 GBP into £5000 (or more) within the next six months. I know NOTHING about investing, stock markets or investment markets. Any good resources to start this challenge with? Ideas on best strategies for this sort of speedy growth? Any good books / online communities / articles to read? Do you think it's even possible?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by philsi at 7:24 AM on May 6, 2011 (50 comments)

People watching for fun!

What are the interesting traits, habits or facts that you can pick up on just by looking at someone?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by Fat Elvis at 2:01 PM on April 14, 2011 (104 comments)

A break is a break

How to know if I actually want the relationship back? Relationship of three years currently on break.
posted to Ask MetaFilter by Anonymous at 12:26 PM on March 4, 2009 (13 comments)

For baking theory, the answer is: promoting gluten development

What are some "best-guess" answers for your academic discipline (or job)?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by molybdenum at 4:16 PM on March 10, 2011 (75 comments)

See Mom, all this time wasn't wasted

What do you know now that you didn't know before Metafilter?
posted to MetaTalk by desjardins at 11:31 AM on February 8, 2011 (344 comments)

Best overlooked comments of 2010

Last year, Greg Nog made up a list of tragically overlooked comments from 2009. It was more monkeys than a barrel full of fun, so let's do it again!
posted to MetaTalk by yellowbinder at 11:26 AM on January 6, 2011 (68 comments)

Datawank much?

Here, because I didn't sleep well last night, is a look at the use of the rhetorical device "[verb/adjective/descriptor] much?" on Metafilter. Specifically, on the blue, the grey, and the green.
posted to MetaTalk by cortex at 12:35 PM on December 8, 2010 (94 comments)

When a comment leaves the site and enters your BRAIN!

Comments that stay in your mind and pop out unbidden at the strangest of times.
posted to MetaTalk by seagull.apollo at 11:23 PM on November 21, 2010 (268 comments)

Help me talk to Mamma Grizzly and Joe the Plumber.

What, if anything, is suddenly missing from the daily lives of rural, conservative Americans? How can I better understand the Tea Partier's point of view?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by The 10th Regiment of Foot at 6:18 AM on November 15, 2010 (49 comments)

How does social pressure affect sticktoitiveness?

I want to learn as much as possible about the psychology of purposely forming new habits (like exercising each day) or sticking to something which requires daily work (like learning a language). I am especially interested in the role that social pressure of peers can play in a person's success (Alcoholics Anonymous, study partners, even the recent findings that a person's weight is related to the weight of those close to them may be examples). Books, articles, jumping off points -- academic or otherwise -- would be very much appreciated!
posted to Ask MetaFilter by the jam at 10:07 AM on August 17, 2010 (8 comments)

Ballad of Steven Slater

Astro Zombie's words, my music, Steven Slater's epic flight-attendant flameout.
posted to MeFi Music by cortex at 1:06 PM on August 10, 2010 (123 comments)

Please Hope Me Not Fail at Life

I've been really enjoying "lifehack"-type AskMe posts lately - questions about how to change one's own habits to be better at day-to-day life situations and challenges (How do I become one of those people who makes everyone they talk to feel great? from Chrysalis is a good new one). What are some of your favorites?
posted to MetaTalk by l33tpolicywonk at 10:49 AM on August 15, 2010 (34 comments)

Bring to our attention that which we may have glossed over.

The flip-side of "Most favorited posts of the year": Last year, I typed up a little list of comments I particularly liked that I thought were overlooked. It was fun! I just went through my favorites from 2009, and did so again. I would like this to be a thread where you share comments that you liked, but which you feel may have gotten little notice from others.
posted to MetaTalk by Greg Nog at 2:04 PM on January 6, 2010 (103 comments)

A book I loved, I now hate.

What book(s) did you once adore and now cannot stand? And why?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by mizrachi at 9:10 AM on July 19, 2010 (96 comments)

He said what?

Fair relationship fighting. What are your rules to keep relationship fights fair and above-the-belt?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by elquien at 8:56 PM on July 7, 2010 (53 comments)

Help me stop thinking about their exes?

How do I get over the difference in our levels of experience with respect to relationships?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by Anonymous at 4:13 AM on April 3, 2010 (9 comments)

Immigration forums?

Which are the best online forums for immigration/visa issues?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by synapse2512 at 1:14 AM on June 9, 2010 (6 comments)

What works of sociology really changed the world?

What are the gripping must-reads in scientific sociology? What are sociological studies that really changed how we view certain cultures/groups etc?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by zaebiz at 9:38 PM on June 6, 2010 (13 comments)

Survival Tips for Uncommon Situations

What are your best survival tips for dangerous situations that someone might realistically find themselves in?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by Effigy2000 at 8:02 PM on February 11, 2010 (107 comments)

What do people want to be asked about their jobs?

We've covered questions you shouldn't ask people about their jobs, but what questions do people want to be asked about their professions?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by soma lkzx at 8:32 AM on February 4, 2010 (25 comments)

Books that "change the way you think"

Recommend some books that "change the way you think." But also, good adventure stories.
posted to Ask MetaFilter by BradNelson at 10:05 PM on January 4, 2010 (72 comments)

Share your confidence game stories

Have you been conned? Would you share your story?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by Wink Ricketts at 4:03 PM on October 16, 2009 (88 comments)

Christmas gifts for under $20 dollah

What $10-$20 item improved your lifestyle?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by HeyAllie at 10:12 AM on December 1, 2009 (85 comments)

Recommend some douchebag documentaries

Please recommend some documentaries about douchebags.
posted to Ask MetaFilter by pollex at 7:20 AM on November 28, 2009 (46 comments)

Writers on writing

In How to Write a Great Novel authors such as Edwidge Danticat, Hilary Mantel, Orhan Pamuk, Junot Díaz and Margaret Atwood speak about their writing process. If you want your thoughts on writing in a longer format, you could do a lot worse than The New York Times' Writers on Writing series, which features short essays by, for example, Kurt Vonnegut, Saul Bellow, Louise Erdrich and Annie Proulx. Should you thirst for meditations longer yet, Barbara Demarco-Barrett has on her Writers on Writing radio show interviewed a boatload of authors and it is available as a podcast [iTunes link]
posted to MetaFilter by Kattullus at 8:09 PM on November 11, 2009 (22 comments)

Help me understand the meaning of and develop a stong work ethic.

Please help me understand what does "having a strong work ethic" mean?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by Anonymous at 7:22 PM on November 3, 2009 (50 comments)

Help me be my own best friend

What epiphanies and thought processes have helped you love yourself?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by mossicle at 9:46 AM on November 3, 2009 (34 comments)

Random act of kindness

What item do you use all the time and wonder how you ever lived with without it?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by HotPatatta at 1:51 PM on August 4, 2008 (106 comments)

What are the most well-written textbooks?

What are the most well-written (i.e., enjoyable to read) textbooks and/or books written for an academic audience? I'm not looking for the "best" textbook on any given subject, but textbooks on any topic that are compelling to read because of the wit and lucidity of the writing style.
posted to Ask MetaFilter by crLLC at 9:19 PM on October 21, 2009 (32 comments)

Does math have big scary teeth or something?

Why do people hate math and science so much?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by chicago2penn at 9:30 AM on October 17, 2009 (129 comments)

How to save time now; how to save time all the time.

What are the best time-saving methods you have found?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by rahnefan at 10:51 AM on October 13, 2009 (54 comments)

What do the makers like?

In the art forms you are experienced or well versed in, what kinds of stuff is notorious for being only liked by the experts, and what kinds of stuff is notorious for only being liked by less experienced or educated casual consumers?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by idiopath at 11:42 AM on September 6, 2009 (159 comments)

Self-destruction and the struggle against depression

What are we fighting when we fight against depression?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by Aleatoire at 8:37 PM on August 26, 2009 (44 comments)

Let's Build a Car

How do I learn to build stuff?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by orville sash at 7:40 AM on August 20, 2009 (30 comments)

How to start your life over from scratch?

If you had to walk away from your life in a split second, how would you start over?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by Smarson at 12:35 PM on December 7, 2007 (38 comments)

Bad things happen, yes. But people should still be happy, right?

I'd like to find books or movies about feeling happiness while living in a world with plenty of injustice, sorrow, evil, and corruption.
posted to Ask MetaFilter by beatrice at 2:31 PM on March 3, 2007 (27 comments)

How to be impervious to the suck of people. Suggestions?

How to be impervious to the suck of people. Suggestions?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by iamkimiam at 3:27 PM on April 3, 2007 (36 comments)

Becoming a better friend

What little things do great friends do that sets them apart from others?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by PFL at 7:49 AM on February 12, 2008 (29 comments)

What is the real reason for [X]?

What is the real reason for [X]?
posted to Ask MetaFilter by lunchbox at 11:40 PM on July 25, 2009 (42 comments)
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