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  1. Was George Bush more articulate 10 years ago?
  2. Astronomy question: Mechanism(s) of novae
  3. Does South Korea have intelligence or weather satellites?
  4. Why do most poisonous animals tend to be cold-blooded?
  5. I need the straight dope on motorcycles
  6. Pantone RGB Equiv
  7. ipod
  8. What was the Iconomachy exactly?
  9. Voting In a Different State - Part 2
  10. Marines: A question of peeing ettiquette
  11. Military Berets and Special Forces
  12. Driving in Colorado
  13. Is this a correct use of "begs the question"?
  14. Tips as legally enforceable debts or as a term of service
  15. Can voices (pitch, timbre, etc.) be altered?
  16. What can my prospective employer ask my current employer?
  17. Snorting Drano...
  18. What % of GNP would pot be if they included it?
  19. Explain girls' dress sizes to me
  20. Xlime offeroptimizer got me! HELP!!!
  21. Will a frozen plastic bottle of water thaw quicker in front of a fan, or slower?
  22. German street names -- one word or two?
  23. Fizzy Whizz
  24. Leanest cuts of meat?
  25. Didn't the US already try this? (Question re: US "goodwill" in Iraq).
  26. Math wizard needed
  27. bikini wax - Brazilian wax
  28. Collection agency--wrong number
  29. Frank lloyd wright's Imperial Hotel: How did It resiste Earthquakes?
  30. If I was to donate £1000 to a charity for Sudan, roughly how much...
  31. Legal question about RIAA/MPIAA lawsuits, plus request for a cite
  32. What makes hair frizzy?
  33. Diet: salt and cheese
  34. advair side effect?
  35. Looking for info on allergic reactions
  36. How does one know to get onto one of Oprah's freebie shows?
  37. Next-gen maritime patrol aircraft
  38. Does Lake Chad still exist?
  39. TiVO and Bose system
  40. Hottest object in universe?
  41. Question about DSL connection -- why must I restart computer?
  42. Mercury, Fish, and Alzheimers
  43. Graphics Card 3: Die Radeon Die!
  44. Reprobate Rebate
  45. Why doesn't Mozilla load all of the page
  46. Legal Question re: Estimates
  47. Can I type hangul (Korean) on my computer?
  48. Land of the Midnight Moon?
  49. Gusty winds can affect GPS readings?
  50. Expat Voting Patterns in US Elections
  51. How long does it take for a new website to hit Google and other search engines?
  52. How do portable air-conditioners work?
  53. I need a weird RCA cable.
  54. Do the major PC chip makers limit the speed of new chip developments on purpose?
  55. Getting rid of the shortcut arrow on desktop icons?
  56. "free" energy
  57. Stomach and knee questions
  58. Why Are Bird/Reptile Eggs So Large?
  59. I can't trill my R's--or can I?
  60. the real deal on declawing cats
  61. Latitude calculation problem
  62. Economics Question: Stocks and bonds
  63. Technical Hurricane questions
  64. Importing a guitar from US to Australia?
  65. The Star Wars Land Hovercars: Did Curtis-Wright Have One In 1959?
  66. What font is used on Wheel of Fortune (US) Wheel "wedges" ?
  67. What Game show is this? Shown in Home Alone 2
  68. My Music Folder keeps rechecking read-only? Itunes?
  69. Where can I buy Starbucks style coffee cups?
  70. When Converting Between Numbering Systems, How Do You Adjust For Significant Figures?
  71. Cut-up then freeze veggies?
  72. oes anyone still make glass IV bottles?
  73. Encryption and the law
  74. So I'm building my mother-in-law a computer.
  75. Perpetual daylight at the South Pole (WWTBAM question)
  76. Which Countries Have the Highest Populations of US Expats
  77. Who or What Is "Von Dutch"?
  78. Computer problem! Mouse gradually gets slower and slower…
  79. Could a Black Hole eat An Entire galaxy?
  80. AIM Profile Hijacking
  81. Texas Air Nat'l Guard--why does Texas need fighter jets?
  82. Gregorian Calendar Question
  83. I wanna make music! Production and Recording Questions
  84. Recommend me a PDF-to_Word document converter.
  85. CBS Forged Docs - What can be done about them?
  86. Win NT Password Recovery Questions
  87. Can eyes fog up too?
  88. Weird feeling in my foot
  89. "From cows not treated with the growth hormone rBST"
  90. CPU vs. GPU?
  91. Techniques for improving focus, concentration, memory and general thinking ability.
  92. Q's on NCAA Athletic Scholarships
  93. Nigerian email scam email addresses?
  94. Consumer research -- toaster ovens
  95. Origin of Yol Bolsun:
  96. How do you make tres leches cake?
  97. PC Gurus: PC Runs 41 exe's w/o any app's open - Why??
  98. Journalized FS accessible from Linux and XP
  99. How Is Dawn And Dusk Measured In Time?
  100. FPS game design questions
  101. windows explorer default view set and an outlook problem
  102. Sharp pain in chest.
  103. Game Theory: Tough Puzzle
  104. Civil war artillery organization
  105. Could Australian Funnelweb Spiders Survive in The USA?
  106. Probability of New Orleans Flooding
  107. Origin of Sporting Uniforms
  108. Is it safe to travel to Medjugorje in Bosnia-Herzegovina?
  109. Help me help google help me.
  110. Daylight or sunlight spectrum lamps
  111. Lava Lamp Question...
  112. Is it true that the brain continues to function after death?
  113. Another legal Q re: warnings on portable gas tanks
  114. Some Ancient Greek/ Roman myhology questions
  115. Why did people cut their hair when they were sick?
  116. Automatic power-cycling
  117. Male Sympathetic Menstrual Response?
  118. Comparing Hurricane Camille vs. 1935 Labor Day Nightmare
  119. What is "fat burn" HR lower than "cardio" HR?
  120. Identify this creature? Baby rabbit?
  121. HS Math teachers; students: How is Algebra I today harder than of yore?
  122. Why hasn't there been a difinitive study on which foods cause weight gain the most?
  123. Café Society
  124. pronuciation
  125. How far does "we reserve the right to refuse service" go?
  126. Questions about WW2
  127. What is the Difference Between an 'Authoritarian' Govt. and a 'Totalitarian' One?
  128. Taking large amounts of money through customs
  129. First appearance of telemarketers
  130. Quick Q's about Migraines and Lou Gehrig's
  131. Apples, vegetarians and gall stones.
  132. Removing SP2 from XP. Easiest way?
  133. The HP Ipod?
  134. How Do I Go About Setting Up This Type of Online Store? (Downloadable purchases)
  135. Hand over heart during national anthems.
  136. Aircraft contrails and cloud cover
  137. Is cashmere as itchy as wool?
  138. Is it still legal to duel in Corsica?
  139. Why has so little Iraq money been spent?
  140. Bar Mitzvah gifts
  141. SOCAS question
  142. What was said in Eddie Murphy's "Delerious"
  143. How to identify the lowest number NOT found on Google.
  144. Can someone help my tired brain with 2 xcel formulas?
  145. How can Comedy Central show SP uncut?
  146. The Average Human Mind as a Computer
  147. Questions about college in Korea
  148. How do you invade a country/Start a War?
  149. Sexual activity data by state?
  150. Custody lawsuits and your credit
  151. Mystery HAM radio signal! Any guesses?
  152. Obscure Legal Question about Posse Comitatus
  153. Open Container Law *hic*
  154. John Titor Time Traveler detractors: Identify this picture and win $100!
  155. Any Talmudic experts out there?
  156. Sensation of pressure from noise canceling headset
  157. Microsoft Word suddenly bolds everything?
  158. Print Advertising Question: Color Types?
  159. Is there a security breech in Windows?
  160. Question of guilt
  161. Can vegetarians eat sea salt?
  162. electric cars
  163. Why is the 'First Floor' the second floor?
  164. Realtor ethics
  165. Using Chlorine for Household Sanitation
  166. Saving Photos
  167. a^x = x^a
  168. So if we knew elephants only from fossils. . .
  169. Wood lice: Why crustaceans and not myriapods?
  170. Infomercials in other nations?
  171. Who is that hippie chick????
  172. Necessity of supplements while on Atkins?
  173. Sour Cream's Expiration Date
  174. What are Bush's/the GOPs stances on these issues?
  175. Did I see a reference to the SDMB on the today show this morning?!?!?
  176. Formatting hard drive of PC.
  177. My computer(on the internet) knows I'm in China. How can I stop this?
  178. Firing order of horizontally opposed four cylinders
  179. Did Alanis Morissette really lose her virginity to dave coulier?
  180. Garden Hose Question
  181. History of knowledge of dinosaur/bird link
  182. Another Excel question: summing a column without a specifying the the last cell?
  183. Grammer Question: Badly
  184. Spanish speech impediment?
  185. Carpet Cleaning Machines
  186. RAM, why so expensive?
  187. Difference Between a Strike and a Lockout
  188. So WHAT Happened to Saddam Hussein's Calutrons?
  189. Sims 2 is not compatible with my computer. Why?
  190. Wireless Access for laptop
  191. How does prepaying your bills affect your credit rating?
  192. The Nature of Mint
  193. Crying or Men and crying
  194. Vinyl to CD on Mac
  195. Help me buy a violin
  196. How heavy and dark do you need to make your mark on bubble sheets?
  197. Pineapple in a can
  198. Installing CD/DVD/3.5" drives remotely
  199. Horn player's jowls - permanent damage?
  200. What's a good laptop?
  201. Two Firefox 1.0pr questions
  202. WhaT do we mean when we say "a symmetrical face"?
  203. What's the connection between Lyndon LaRouche and the Pythagorean Theorem?
  204. Looking for pic of a town or part of town under water
  205. Early American Accents??
  206. Developing disc camera film?
  207. Will Musicmatch work on any MP3 player
  208. Can you put AAA rechargables in a recharger meant for AA batteries
  209. Rarest Living Taxa
  210. Must renew IP address?
  211. Has the United Kingdom ever declared war on the United States?
  212. Is Suicide a Felony?
  213. What's the SD on Absinth?
  214. What % of death row inmates could donate organs?
  215. How do I block pop-ups?
  216. PCs: Does a Reformat X-Out Bad Sectors Automatically...
  217. Is there a physical difference between "one day" contacts and "two week" contacts?
  218. How can I do this with my windows?
  219. What's gone wrong with my TV?
  220. What language is this writing? (old vellum book)
  221. Blind people at crosswalks
  222. Help me get money! (Pell grants, etc.)
  223. Gas Service After Hurricane
  224. Last family farm in New York City
  225. Animal and bird survival during hurricane
  226. Oysters in poultry
  227. How do they do magic tricks involving random audience members?
  228. NFL Dime and Nickle packages
  229. Using my PDA as a memory stick
  230. 4th Avenue
  231. Help with remote proxy servers
  232. How to calculate volume change with size change?
  233. What are ''true canine'' teeth?
  234. Winsock: After trying SDope's Rec'd Cure...
  235. Heads of state visiting post-disaster sites
  236. Question for Dopers in Europe, Asia & Australia
  237. Did BAH Invent "Monday Night Football"?
  238. What does 'September Morn' have to do with being naked?
  239. Toxicity of Charcoal in Barbeque Cooking
  240. Is this another e-mail scam?
  241. A Purely Modular PC...
  242. Cassandra = A Psychic?
  243. So why did my AA battery explode?
  244. Reflecting heat from inside of attic
  245. What is the specific Latin translation of "vice versa"?
  246. Shooting your wad - etymology
  247. California school funding - Dollars per students
  248. What is a cardinal sin?
  249. Microscopic antennas covert light into electricity
  250. Why is my goldfish turning silver...

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