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Do I need to change the carpet in a house before I try to rent it, if it's worn, but reasonably clean?

If you're getting a house ready to rent out, how much money and effort do you need to put into it to rent it to dependable tenants? The house is in a nice neighborhood in Columbia, MD. Kitchen is in good shape.  ...

Real Estate , Rentals
asked: UTC 2020-09-16 11:25 AM
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Music: Why do I like Southern Rock, Rockabilly, Honky Tonk, Swing, but I cannot stand Country?

I do not like country music; it is nails on a chalkboard to me- although older country- Loretta Lynn and Patsy Cline get a nod; What is the difference between those styles I like- Classic Rock, Bluesy Rock, Swing, Honky Tonk, even Rockabilly- and country that makes it grate on my ear so?  Newer...

Music
asked: UTC 2020-09-15 07:52 PM
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Indian food: What is the difference between a Mumbai Tibb's frankie and a Calcutta kathi roll? Is it just two words for exactly the same thing?

A friend of mine is visiting me from India, and is bringing some Indian food for me. I'm wondering if there's any difference in Mumbai Tibb's and Calcutta Kathi roll?...

Food and Drink
asked: UTC 2020-09-15 03:58 AM
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What are some easy card games for people with short attention spans?

A friend of mine had ADHD and we're meeting up after a long time and going for camping. At some point, surely, we are going to play a card game. I am wondering what are some easy card games for people with short attention spans. ...

Games
asked: UTC 2020-09-15 12:54 AM
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What prevents people on Sage from liking eachother's posts to build points?

For example, if you like this post, then I will like your answer!...

Ethics
asked: UTC 2020-09-15 12:13 AM
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Why do some colleges teach C++ instead of other programming languages?

I'm taking an introductory computer science course and was surprised to discover that the language we are learning is C++. There is a Python class, but it apparently is designed for non-computer science majors/minors and is not the main track. Any insight into the advantages or disadvantages of teac...

Education/Schooling , College
asked: UTC 2020-09-15 12:10 AM
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Music: How does a rhythm section achieve a "groove", rather than simply keeping time?

I am new to music and one of my professors talked about achieving groove. I'm wondering if anyone can elaborate what he entailed?...

Art
asked: UTC 2020-09-14 11:46 PM
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Is it worth the time, effort, and money to hire an instructor for your first wedding dance?

My friends are getting married soon and have decided they want to do a 'first dance' at their wedding. My buddy has never danced a day in his life, so I'm concerned it's going to be a pretty heavy lift. His wife isn't a huge dancer either. They've been looking at dance instructors to come to their ...

Dance , For Weddings
asked: UTC 2020-09-14 11:33 PM
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How do I plan a 30-person fun, but "COVID19 safe", wedding for close friends and family?

A friend of mine is trying to plan his small second wedding and they've already got an amazing honeymoon booked. They'd like to have an intimate ceremony, followed by reception, with about 30 people in attendance. Home weddings would seem to be ideal, but are their other suggestions and approaches t...

Event Planning , Weddings
asked: UTC 2020-09-13 12:29 PM
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How do I take a song from a non-jazz tradition and make it sound more jazzy?

A friend of mine is taking a music and a dance class at the same time. He is essentially trying to make a non jazz tradiition song sound "jazzy". Any tips and tricks would help. ...

Dance
asked: UTC 2020-09-13 10:03 AM
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How do I target industry blogs to create content marketing traction for a startup?

As Sage starts to get more and more traction, we've begun exploring many options to show it to the world. Traction is a key metric to any early-stage startup. What are some thoughts from other Sages on how we can target industry blogs, publications, online journals, etc., to expand the coverage of S...

Marketing , Content Marketing
asked: UTC 2020-09-12 02:22 AM
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What is the difference between absentee voting and mail-in voting?

I've gotten a lot of calls this year asking me if I've received my mail-in ballot. I'm curious if there is a difference between mail-in and absentee ballots?  ...

Politics , Elections and Voting
asked: UTC 2020-09-12 02:13 AM
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Is it a writing faux pas to use long "em" dashes (—) too much? What should we be using instead?

When I was younger I was a huge fan of parentheses. (Maybe I still am!) I would nest them in other parentheses and most of my papers would be patchwork quilts of parenthetical sidenotes. However, this bewildering technique was slowly snuffed our by my teachers who liked being able to read teir stude...

Education/Schooling , Lifelong Learning
asked: UTC 2020-09-11 12:12 AM
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What should you do if your chicken is constantly trying to eat her own eggs?

Sometimes when I get to the coop to pick up the eggs for the day, one of my hens has already ruined the egg she layed! I'm very new to keeping chickens and didn't know that they might try to eat their own eggs. How can I keep this from happening? What causes it? Am I doing anything wrong?...

Rural Life , Farming
asked: UTC 2020-09-10 08:21 PM
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Is it possible that India is underreporting its COVID-19 cases?

I thought they would've had many more cases....

Politics , World Politics
asked: UTC 2020-09-09 06:56 PM