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  1. Waiting for checks to clear
  2. Free PC?
  3. Subway etiquette
  4. calling graphic artist/seeking sage advice
  5. Spaceship travelling at the speed of Light
  6. Why are there no BLUE food
  7. Visa or green card
  8. Use of ? Marks in Science Writing
  9. If a lift is falling to the ground.
  10. Would my clone "feel my pain?"
  11. Julian date calculations and more...
  12. Ten greatest inventions of the 20th century?
  13. MLM databases?
  14. Another Clone Question
  15. Auto-Flushing Toilets & Urinals
  16. Closing credits on old TV shows
  17. Credit Card Numbers
  18. Grey and Gray
  19. Ripening fruits and vegetables??
  20. Are You Ready For Some Football?
  21. Least favorite technological inventions of the 20th century
  22. MNF 11/29/99 - Touchback=19 yd line?
  23. 10 10 numbers
  24. 13 month calender?
  25. Yet Another Football Question
  26. Have the Supremes ever been swayed?
  27. Patent Song
  28. Another football question
  29. Mutant kitties
  30. Mailboxes
  31. Sheet music for drummers?
  32. New Years Fun
  33. WHATS THE STUFF FLIGHT RECORDERS ARE MADE OF?
  34. Adam, Eve and Fido
  35. Physics and/or Chemistry Expertise Needed
  36. ACL injury medical advice
  37. Camera Lenses
  38. WTO whats the big deal??
  39. Blue food, part two
  40. If you auction on eBay, you're breaking the law!
  41. invisible "cookie" files?
  42. Report Y2K failures here
  43. Hot temperatures
  44. Whose place did Rudy take?
  45. Miracle Whip versus Mayonnaise
  46. An english lesson please
  47. 10 Greatest inventions of the 20the century ( Results)
  48. Mercury and lighthouses (A Heavy Metal question)
  49. What was wrong with Cain's offering?
  50. INDESTRUCTABLE V's INDESTRUCTABLE
  51. More planets!
  52. Guys finish faster
  53. Failed inventions of the 20th century
  54. Transparent CDs?
  55. how were pyramids built? with kites?
  56. Problems with gf
  57. Why do/did cell phones have those curly little antennas?
  58. Did a drilling accident cause an entire lake to be drained into a mineshaft?
  59. Athmosphere question
  60. The Price is Right (math/stat geeks here!)
  61. Comet cusor how can I remove this plug-in
  62. Why does it HAVE to be a $1.13?
  63. barometric pressure
  64. the Very Very first music video
  65. What's up with the black bands that NBA players wear on their uniforms?
  66. Letters on Hockey Jerseys
  67. Gasoline Prices: Why Measured in Mills ($/1000)?
  68. Gaps of time between technological achievements…
  69. So what were the years "AD 1" and "1 BC" called?
  70. Who originally sang "come on baby" Let The Good Times Roll
  71. ARE ALL GUYS SELFISH BUGGERS DURING SEX?
  72. Millennium
  73. Please help me hone my poker/blackjack skills
  74. Wus-ter . . . or WOR-CESTER??!!!???
  75. What IS it with drivers and railroad crossings?!
  76. Remember mechanical radio push buttons?
  77. non-backwards reflection in mirrors
  78. Inner workings of the Speak'N'Say
  79. Tachometer and automatic transmission ??
  80. Decompiling Bill
  81. When it gets to be a dollar a gallon I'm walking....
  82. General questions
  83. RailRoad Track Gauge Origin Of In The U.S.
  84. Really big elevators
  85. Learning to Stand, Walk et al
  86. How Were Spaghetti Westerns Made?
  87. Proton decay
  88. Parking Space
  89. ism-isms
  90. Do voice to text translators exist for the pc?
  91. How do birds "do it"?
  92. 2 bits 4 bits 6 bits a dollar..what the heck is a bit?
  93. Gravity Waves
  94. Cops weight?
  95. Bose-Einstein Condensate
  96. Foreign Y2K Situation
  97. Where have all the quarters gone?
  98. Millennium
  99. Baruch a ta. . . HELP! Before sundown. . .
  100. Two dollar bill with red ink?
  101. Aside from commercial greed, why NOT universal computers?
  102. Is there a limit to how large a human can become?
  103. When did teenagers come into their own?
  104. The Speed of Gravity
  105. tracking down an email
  106. Gasoline pinwheels
  107. Source of Quotation on "Beauty"
  108. Kicking the Bucket
  109. playing cards
  110. Yet Another One of Those
  111. Can You Fart After You Die?
  112. What Causes Color?
  113. Populations of American Indian tribes
  114. Maps Online
  115. Can anyone explain ALTERNATING current to me?
  116. "Gas can/static sparks/BOOMS," real or media creation
  117. How much does sand weigh?
  118. Gold Football Helmets
  119. Original pronounciation of names
  120. "The Greatest NFL Game of All Time"
  121. Kennedys and Scotch
  122. Dopers with Grad School Experience, help!
  123. Urination - A Straight Dope Favourite
  124. Fabric care
  125. What's in a name?
  126. Broadcast term
  127. MARS 2, JPL 0
  128. SD on Handicapped Stalls (Restrooms)
  129. Every step is downhill...
  130. Chitlins and swiss steak..yuum
  131. Excel question
  132. (Non)reflective dividing lines
  133. Mentally handicapped question
  134. Mac advice.
  135. Is there something wrong with me? (Not a sickness question)
  136. Your computer privacy revealed to the repairman?
  137. "Really I do. . . ."
  138. Fake money used in photographs ...
  139. German beer ca. WW2
  140. Loss or retention of accents
  141. Q) Is there a magazine heaven?
  142. Dental X-rays
  143. Why matches get rid of fart smell
  144. Why do we say tuna "fish" sandwich?
  145. The World Is Not Enough
  146. LOUDNESS OF MUSIC
  147. why are there twelve days of Christmas?
  148. Do Brits keep left when they walk, too?
  149. Cecil
  150. Star HD 119850...can anyone confirm this?
  151. cleanliness
  152. pink splotches
  153. What is a gallon?
  154. Pink Floyd and the Wizard of Oz
  155. Does letting wine breath make it better?
  156. "Zero" degrees
  157. hidden program?
  158. Beer vs. Vodka
  159. ex-b/f did Herion
  160. What's the difference between an IRA and 403(b)?
  161. Recent thred that was closed becuase of pathetic people
  162. what % of our lives do we spend asleep?
  163. What ever happened to The Son of Svenghouli?
  164. Tinfoil on fillings...eeeuuu
  165. Drugs for "Social Anxiety Disorder"?
  166. Scratching my upper butt-crack causes sharp pain in the tip of my penis
  167. We live and learn, but never the wiser grow
  168. Wouldn't've (double contraction)?
  169. Beck fans and mass hallucinations
  170. How does one speak Ebonics
  171. ICQ#
  172. Does anyone remember. . .
  173. goose for Christmas?
  174. so many worlds to tease my soul... quantum mechanically speaking
  175. Private Sector Space Exploration
  176. What's the story behind "Sally, Go 'Round the Roses" ?
  177. Electronic Mail - what's the abbreviation?
  178. What in the HE double hockey sticks is it?
  179. Coffee at a restaurant vs coffee house
  180. why interlaced scanning in TVs?
  181. longest one-syllable word(s) in the English language?
  182. 401K plan
  183. What happened to MPSIMS??
  184. Undo "Clear Fields", can it be done?
  185. Blue eyed baby, brown eyed parents
  186. A different kind of segregation in the South
  187. Life after Death
  188. Does Aluminum or Plastic Keep Beverages "Cold" Longer?
  189. Parents & Babies & Skin Color
  190. Icon data format
  191. Why do I feel so good after a BM
  192. Using the DSM-IV in a Bibliography with MLA format
  193. Salted butter + silver butter plate = cancer?
  194. The Ark of the Covenant
  195. The Rainmaker
  196. bowling scores
  197. Life's frames per second
  198. Teleprompters and Cuecards
  199. Nicotine Gum - Can I Chew and Smoke?
  200. fictitious business names
  201. Why do trash men & street sweepers come so early in the morning?
  202. UConn vs. Duke, regular season, 1994? 1995?
  203. Keeping 2 litre bottles of Coke fresh
  204. For Tom of Tomndebb OT Formation
  205. Charlotte, NC?
  206. Dvorak Keyboard Layout
  207. That final squirt..damn
  208. Really killed by the most obvious suspect?
  209. TWA Flight 800 Crash cause theory
  210. MS Excel Assistance Needed
  211. who else hates DeBeers?
  212. Escalator etiquette
  213. Social Security #s vs. Federal ID
  214. Fractional cubits and gopher wood
  215. Dead roaches
  216. Did this (frightening) bill pass the Senate?
  217. Numbers on CDs (and other Music Media)
  218. 222-0??? Are you kidding???
  219. Catchphrase question
  220. Night vision
  221. Runway lights
  222. Termfor Moslem "Kosher"?
  223. CEO vs the President
  224. Is there cancer of the mitochondria
  225. If you were shot in the head...
  226. Need diet tips for my ballpark winerdog
  227. So what else is a Gulf+Western company?
  228. The "Siberian Event" of 1947
  229. TIES AND JACKETS
  230. Bathroom sounds ( Can we talk?)
  231. Angular momentum and pinwheel rockets
  232. Another longest word question
  233. Orbits in question
  234. a couple of questions
  235. I've s... in England and I 've s... in France....
  236. Suncreams
  237. carving stone
  238. "The Legend of the Headless Turkey"
  239. Book me, Dano!
  240. Do your tongue get fat?
  241. Cecil Rids Board of Fundies With Smut?
  242. Drug Warnings
  243. Political spectrum question
  244. "Kryptos" sculpture - Can you decode it?
  245. Math Question
  246. Peruvian Head Binding
  247. Josef Mengele
  248. What happens to you when you stop time?
  249. The perfect crime...
  250. TCF stands for....No Really

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