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November

Someone in Italy to buy 10 boxes of Biochetasi and mail them to me

Looking for someone to buy Biochetasi and ship them to me. It is the only thing that helps my unrelenting morning sickness and now that I'm back in the US, I can't get it.... [more inside]

In Pursuit of Porphyrellus

My friend is doing her thesis on porphyrellus mushrooms in CA/OR/WA, and she needs enough of these from different sites to be able to reach conclusions. She's got all the mushroom hunting clubs clued in to look for 'em already, but I thought I might... [more inside]

October

Recycle an ancient and enormous TV

The previous owners of my house left behind a pretty big TV in the basement. Bring a friend, and probably a truck, to help you heave it up the (interior) basement stairs and haul it away to a legit e-waste recycler. There are a few exterior... [more inside]

July

Pick up 27 books and ship 12 of them to me.

I need you to pick up 27 books from a school district auction, mail a specified 12 of them to me via UPS, and dispose of the rest. This needs to be done between July 19th and July 25th - the sooner the better.... [more inside]

looking for an emergency volunteer pet sitter or 2

I suddenly have to move to temporary housing and I'm unable to take my dog or my cat to where I'll be staying. I am requesting someone to temporarily home my pets for 2 months. I can supply food and toys for both and a kitty box and litter. They... [more inside]

June

Pick up keys to AirBnB and deliver them at midnight on July 1

This is a hypothetical question to see if this is a reasonable request: I'm flying with my 2 adult daughters to London and arriving at 23:00 on July 1. I'm renting an AirBnB in the neighborhood of the London Eye and Big Ben. I'm interested to see... [more inside]

May

Stata wizard for small election-related volunteer project

I am part of a group of people working on an election-related project with the goal of increasing turnout among very young voters. We need to generate some baseline statistics using a particular methodology. The description of the methodology... [more inside]

December, 2016

Cat-in-the-flat sitting in London 19-31st Dec

Need someone to check on my clever and oh-so-snuggable 3yo kitty while I'm away 19-31st Dec. My flatsitting arrangements fell thru so looking for last-minute options to care for my darling girl. Even better... [more inside]

Organize my iTunes

I'm looking for someone meticulous to organize my iTunes library. There are about 2,000 tracks. They are reasonably well organized but could use some sprucing up. Please let me know what you think would be a reasonable fee.... [more inside]

Need a Boston-area boarder for my two pet rats (December 23-27)

My two adult girls need a place to stay (in their fully-furnished cage, with food/treats/&c. provided) between December 23rd and December 27th. I'm offering $20/day, but could be flexible. For anyone without much rat experience: they need... [more inside]

October, 2016

Bengali Language Help

Record yourself, in a quiet place, pronouncing 25 Bengali words very clearly, and send me the sound file. You are: A native speaker of Bengali. Able to articulate well. Able to get a nice clear recording. Also: read through a short, pleasant,... [more inside]

July, 2016

help me figure out a bass tab

I'm trying to figure out the bass tab for a specific arrangement of U2's Walk On* - the one from the 7 album. Audio here. The bass tabs for this song... [more inside]

June, 2016

Surf for Great Food Web Sites

I'm helping out with a ground-breaking, high-visibility project run by a well-regarded food writer. We need a small mountain of highly specialized research-via-surfing, along with some light writing. Not academic...it's for popular use. And, yes, it... [more inside]

April, 2016

Looking for a copy of Misi, last spotted in an Ecuadorian book store

Saw this in a bookstore in Ecuador, should have snapped it up. More details on the game here. If anyone is going to be in an area where this might be available, I'd like a copy or two... [more inside]

Pick up and ship family heirloom sculpture

Pick up a 30 pound, 20-inch tall marble bust from Huntington Woods, MI (Detroit area) and ship it to Seattle. Find a shipping store that is professional and has experience packing awkwardly shaped and fragile... [more inside]

Research Assistant who is also a boardgame fan

I am a professor at a business school, and working on a project involving innovation. In one part of the project, I am examining the sources of inspiration behind crowdfunded boardgames. I have a list of the games that inspired each crowdfunding... [more inside]

September, 2015

Please throw an item into an active volcano for me

If you live near an active volcano, and are willing to help someone out, I'd like to mail you a small item (and some USD to cover your expenses), and have you video yourself putting that item in molten lava for me. * this is not a joke * I'm not... [more inside]

August, 2015

Deliver boxes from Bay Area CA to Sterling VA

I'm looking to deliver two boxes from my home in Emeryville to my aunt's in Sterling, Virginia. One box is about 19x19x16 and the other is about 25x14x11 (it's long but short and narrow). I'm leaving the country on the 23rd of August so am hoping... [more inside]

Dog sit & apartment sit in Pasadena, 8/29 - 9/7

We're looking for someone to dog sit our 30-lb wirehair terrier mix and stay with her at our apartment during the week of 8/29 - 9/7. Normally my parents would watch her, but something came up and we're in a pinch. THE PERKS: You'd say in a 2br,... [more inside]

July, 2015

Looking for someone to teach me to drive a stick shift (NYC)

I am looking for someone who can teach me how to drive a manual transmission vehicle. I'm hoping for at least 4 or 5 evening/weekend sessions, or at least until I feel comfortable enough to practice on my own. I am not new to driving, but am new... [more inside]

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