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Did stopping smoking break me?

Stopping smoking seems to have broken my body. [more inside]
posted by Cat Pie Hurts on Apr 24, 2007 - 20 answers

Make my Nano and the internet play nice!

Why does my 2nd gen ipod Nano break the internet? [more inside]
posted by pdb on Apr 18, 2007 - 7 answers

Dismayed By My Display

My Acer AL1912 monitors have been acting strangely ... the bottom quarter of the display is stretched and distorted. Does anyone have any idea what's causing this? Naturally, there are some odd circumstances and thus there is ... [more inside]
posted by General Zubon on Apr 5, 2007 - 9 answers

Looking for a freebie digital camera. Sorta.

Dublin Airport Security accidentally broke my digital camera this weekend, and I'm looking for creative and cheap options to get a replacement digital camera to use for the rest of my trip. [more inside]
posted by KevCed on Mar 26, 2007 - 9 answers

Make my ibook LCD work

Help me get my ibook's LCD working, please. [more inside]
posted by god hates math on Feb 28, 2007 - 3 answers

Stuff to help a one-armed man?

What should I buy to make life with a broken arm more bearable? [more inside]
posted by smackfu on Feb 28, 2007 - 14 answers

Noooo! Not the sandbox!

My trusty Littermaid litterbox seems to have run into difficulties. The rake arm went all the way to the end where the waste goes, and stayed there. and has stayed there. I tried wiggling it around, and no luck there. Anybody fixed this before? [more inside]
posted by gilsonal on Feb 11, 2007 - 5 answers

My dryer no longer heats up!

My dryer is broken! It still makes its usual hollering racket, but it no longer heats up! Our clothes were all damp this morning. :( Help me before I have to string clothes across the house and turn all the storage heaters on! [more inside]
posted by By The Grace of God on Feb 1, 2007 - 12 answers

I'm powerless@!

I need to find someone with awesome soldering skills in the DC/Baltimore area. [more inside]
posted by god hates math on Jan 26, 2007 - 8 answers

broken sliding window theory

The sliding window in my bedroom is stuck, and it is very cold outside. How can I put it right? [more inside]
posted by wolfsleepy on Jan 10, 2007 - 8 answers

Flip Flip Flip Damn I wanted to see that!

Broken TVfilter? We have a Phillips TV which keeps turning itself off. A vicegrip and more are inside. [more inside]
posted by jeribus on Dec 26, 2006 - 8 answers

Help me pay way too much to have a TV fixed. Or not.

My friend flung a Wii remote into my new 40" LCD TV during a heated session of Wii Sports Bowling. No, really. [more inside]
posted by tumult on Dec 14, 2006 - 36 answers

Why won't my DVD player work?

DVD Drive suddenly stopped working... why oh why? [more inside]
posted by johnstein on Sep 23, 2006 - 5 answers

Blackberry stuck in alt mode

My hand-me-down blackberry 6710 is sick. It seems to be stuck in a partial Alt-mode. [more inside]
posted by BigVACub on Aug 31, 2006 - 2 answers

My laptop screen wants to escape -- What do I do?

My laptop screen is separating from the rest of the computer! It looks like one of the two hinges is hanging on for dear life, and I'm concerned -- if it gets much worse, it will be detached on that side. Is there anything I can do? [more inside]
posted by SuperNova on Jul 19, 2006 - 6 answers

Remapped or Broken Keyboard - And I didn't even kill my daughter!

My daughter stepped on my laptop. Now some of the keys are remapped to the wrong keys, some of them don't work at all. I can't even log into windows now. Am S.O.L.? [more inside]
posted by allthewhile on Jul 16, 2006 - 4 answers

How can I recover data from a broken hard drive?

I recently purchased a 250 GB Western Digital Caviar SE hard drive. It's a internal hd and I foolishly thought it would be ok sitting on my desk hooked up through a ide-usb cable. It also has a power cable which runs down the side of my desk. Well long story short it fell off of my desk due to someone snagging the power cable and now my computer will not recognize it. I have a lot of important data on it which I would really like to recover. Any ideas?
posted by isopropyl on Jul 11, 2006 - 8 answers

Stopgaps for a broken a/c?

Why is my window air conditioner blowing hot air into my apartment, and can I possibly fix this myself? [more inside]
posted by ch1x0r on Jul 4, 2006 - 2 answers

Is my iPod a write-off?

My G4 iPod has crapped out. It's a few years old and was working with no problems for some time. But recently it corrupted a bunch of my songs. I tried reloading and it now crashes my Mac running 10.4 because the move hangs halfway and nothing can be done. Is there anything I can do with this thing? [more inside]
posted by Napierzaza on Jun 27, 2006 - 8 answers

Where can I find a replacement for a discontinued Ikea lampshade?

[LampshadeFilter]: I accidentally broke a beloved glass Ikea lampshade and I'd like to find a replacement. I was a klutz this morning and broke this lampshade that holds high sentimental value to its owner. It is a medium-blue glass, mushroom shaped lampshade bought around 2002. Ikea doesn't have a stock discontinued items, and eBay and Googling turn up nothing. Pictures are inside. [more inside]
posted by carabiner on Jun 14, 2006 - 12 answers

Please, please save my treo.

I've got a treo emergency. [more inside]
posted by Ash3000 on Jun 2, 2006 - 3 answers

Whoever decided that "Break a Leg" means "Good Luck" should be fed to wolves.

Any recommendations for physiotherapists in Vancouver, BC? Alternately, ideas as to what I should look for and/or avoid? [more inside]
posted by solid-one-love on Apr 17, 2006 - 6 answers

broken bose triport headphones

I broke the plug on my bose triport headphones and i'm trying to fix them myself. I bought wirestrippers and a stereo headphone jack but when I tried to attach the wires I realized I have no idea what im doing. [more inside]
posted by pwally on Apr 12, 2006 - 10 answers

Yet another iPod question

Yet another iPod question: before I send in my iPod for expensive repairs, I thought I'd check here...anyone else ever experience their iPod only playing the instrumental track? Was it fixable? [more inside]
posted by elquien on Apr 10, 2006 - 18 answers

No more MarioKart?

Do I have to bury my N64? [more inside]
posted by radioamy on Apr 7, 2006 - 11 answers

Is my iPod dead?

Is my iPod's hard drive dead? [more inside]
posted by rhapsodie on Apr 2, 2006 - 12 answers

Netflix HELP!!

Netflix Filter: My Netflix acct/Netflix tech. support is driving me crazy! HELP!! [more inside]
posted by dpcoffin on Mar 24, 2006 - 12 answers

Liar, Liar... PANTS ON FIRE!

[bust-a-liar filter] Help me bust a liar - I need some info on having a shattered pelvis. [more inside]
posted by damnjezebel on Mar 6, 2006 - 38 answers

SteamVac needs some fixing

A recently purchase (6 months old) Hoover SteamVac Dual V died... [more inside]
posted by tundro on Mar 4, 2006 - 2 answers

Its only sat on a shelf for a while!!!!!

What happens when an Ipod battery dies? [more inside]
posted by gergtreble on Feb 26, 2006 - 18 answers

Computer Trouble; Like a Valentine's Gift from a Bitter Ex Named Nemesis

Dear crafty gnomes of Mefi, riddle me this: my laptop (Vaio PCG-FRV27) just had a fit and died. What may the problem be? [more inside]
posted by Firas on Feb 14, 2006 - 11 answers

Losing Ctrl

Broken Keyboard Filter: So my GF managed to splash a bit of water from on the corner of the keyboard of her Dell Inspiron 600m. At first it appeared fine, but now a day later the Ctrl key appears to be stuck. [more inside]
posted by Heminator on Dec 19, 2005 - 9 answers

SD card failure; impending heart failure

My SD card has died (or has it?) - filled with pictures. Is it possible to get the pictures back, if Windows won't even "see" the card? [more inside]
posted by stevil on Nov 22, 2005 - 12 answers

Broken Car Key

Help! How do I replace a broken car key? I have no spare. My car is a 1991 Nissan Maxima. [more inside]
posted by geonags on Oct 29, 2005 - 17 answers

Is my iPod hosed? (Crashes upon mp3 updating)

Is my iPod hosed? After restoring it to factory defaults, it freezes whenever I upload significant amounts of mp3s (crashes after a few gigs at a different place each time) [more inside]
posted by anonymoose on Oct 10, 2005 - 10 answers

Cell Phone Help

Can my cell phone be fixed? [more inside]
posted by benkolb on Oct 6, 2005 - 3 answers

Fix my stalling, un-force-quittable iChat! (please!)

Fix my stalling, un-force-quittable iChat! (please!) [more inside]
posted by sirion on Sep 24, 2005 - 4 answers

Good sources for iPod drives?

My iPod's hard drive broke. Looking for the best option to replace the drive. [more inside]
posted by agropyron on Sep 23, 2005 - 9 answers

darn clickwheels done busted on me

The click wheel on my ipod is broken. The buttons have slipped off their positions so I have to click on the plastic outside of the wheel VERY hard to get it to function. Not only do I have to guess where the button has drifted, it has gotten much worse over time and I can no longer press the menu button. [more inside]
posted by pwally on Sep 20, 2005 - 4 answers

Why did my Nano break?

I finally broke down and bought my first iPod, a Nano. After one week of by-the-book standard usage, it stopped responding. Help. [more inside]
posted by paul_smatatoes on Sep 15, 2005 - 11 answers

How can I promote bone growth?

Help me fix my leg... [more inside]
posted by prentiz on Aug 28, 2005 - 10 answers

Why does my stereo screech at certain pitches?

I recently moved my stereo to a new location. After I reassembled it, it started making screeching noises whenever a certain pitch is hit. [more inside]
posted by agropyron on Jul 25, 2005 - 11 answers

Time to complain

I have a three-year-old Swiss Army officers watch that I took to a (trusted) jeweler last week to have the battery replaced. The next day condensation appeared inside the glass and now the thing has gone kaput. It had been working fine up until the battery died (and for a few hours after it was replaced). Do you think the jeweler is liable...or am I out of luck? Any advice before I return to the jeweler to complain?
posted by punkfloyd on Jul 25, 2005 - 9 answers, shit

So, I might've broken my mp3 player. Can anyone recommend a good glue for use on a circuit board? [more inside]
posted by graventy on Jul 19, 2005 - 5 answers

I moved it gently, and still it betrayed me

[DeadComputerFilter] I just moved, and as is customary, my PC moved in a separate trip, re-boxed in its original container, and generally cared for better than even myself. Now, I plug it in, turn it on... well, almost. It just doesn't come on anymore. [more inside]
posted by ChrisR on Jul 9, 2005 - 6 answers

Why is my laptop locked up?

Laptop lockup whodunnit: the power to the hard drive, the hard drive itself, or something else entirely? Help! [+]
posted by gramcracker on Feb 16, 2005 - 3 answers

How to cope after breaking your dominant arm

I broke my dominant arm on Sunday, and I'd like some tips for how to cope with the recovery process. [more inside]
posted by cmonkey on Jan 25, 2005 - 12 answers

Garbage Disposal/Dishwasher

Garbage disposal/dishwasher part deux. [mi] [more inside]
posted by Lola_G on Dec 7, 2004 - 7 answers

Firefox update broke my themes and extensions.

I broke Firefox. (mi) [more inside]
posted by felix betachat on Dec 1, 2004 - 5 answers

Help me pick a new monitor

My Dell monitor died. Advice needed on its current condition or possible alternatives for next purchase (considering a flat-panel). --> [more inside]
posted by eas98 on Nov 22, 2004 - 5 answers

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