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How to get make-up off collar of fleece top?

My wife is sad because her favorite North Face fleece top is kind of shiny and gross around the collar where make-up (mostly Bare Minerals powdered foundation, she says) has built up. Can she remove this stuff? How? [more inside]
posted by wenestvedt on Feb 6, 2014 - 12 answers

Custom men's shirt/vest pattern?

I'd like someone to draft a custom men's shirt pattern for me, so that I can make dress shirts from it for Mr. Needlegrrl. I am quite proficient with sewing, but not with men's patterning, and collars? ugh. Would a tailor do this? other suggestions? [more inside]
posted by needlegrrl on Feb 4, 2014 - 11 answers

How to water Elizabethan cat?

Cat with cone needs to drink. [more inside]
posted by Luminiferous Ether on Feb 1, 2014 - 18 answers

How to keep my dog identified without hurting her skin?

How do I prevent my dog with a wrinkly neck from getting irritated where her collar rubs her? [more inside]
posted by town of cats on Nov 24, 2012 - 15 answers

Is it true that flea collars are toxic?

How do flea collars work? Are they helpful or harmful? Our cat never had fleas, but we put a flea collar on him preventively because he's an outside cat. Now it looks like he's scratching himself really often, which we have never seen him do before. Should we take the collar off? How do flea collars work anyway? [more inside]
posted by ruelle on Jul 10, 2012 - 15 answers

Should I try harder to talk myself out of marriage?

Even though logically I don't feel like he's "marriage material," I am overwhelmed lately with a desire to be married to him. Which way should I be going on this? [more inside]
posted by thrasher on Dec 15, 2011 - 28 answers

Killer kitty

Our cat, who in the previous 6 years has not brought home any animals, has brought home 3 dead rats. Ew! What's up with that? Why now? Should we put a bell on him? Is he fighting off a rat infestation? Should we do anything about it? [more inside]
posted by Artw on Sep 29, 2011 - 30 answers

Broke my collar now what?

I think I just broke my clavicle. What's the cheapest way in NYC to deal with this? [more inside]
posted by nathancaswell on Sep 5, 2011 - 14 answers

My beloved cat died. How can I integrate her collar into a memento?

My beloved cat died. How can I integrate her collar into a memento? [more inside]
posted by bristolcat on Apr 18, 2011 - 24 answers

What does this Japanese inscription mean?

My son has been given what he's been told is a decorative fuchi (collar) from a katana. It has some Japanese characters inscribed on it, and he's desperate to find out what it means - he has been told it's a name, but we have no way of knowing. Here are a couple of pictures. Any ideas? Hopefully it doesn't translate as 'Happy Toy Company'. Thanks all.
posted by reynir on Nov 16, 2010 - 8 answers

Citronella Collar: Can I refill it with water?

I have a Coon Hound and she barks a LOT. Pretty much on a constant basis. She has gotten much better about barking, but my husband and I are fixing to move and when we are gone we have been told that she howls/barks/cries the ENTIRE time we are gone. I have been looking at Citronella Collars, but before I opt into buying one I need to know if I can refill it with water. [more inside]
posted by eastinwifey09 on Aug 10, 2010 - 8 answers

Itch around the collar

I am literally allergic to nice clothes. When I wear collared button down shirts (with a stiff collar), I get red itchiness all around my neck, and if my hands touch it and then my eyes, my eyes start to burn. What am I allergic to? What can I do to stop it? [more inside]
posted by Mach5 on May 25, 2010 - 18 answers

I just need to know which way is up

When I pulled out one of the component cables from my TV today, this thing came with it. I can see by the jack left in the TV that probably all I need to do is gently push it back in, but given that the 2 flanges on the thing are different, and I think it's an electrical contact, I'm pretty sure there's one right way for it to go, and one wrong. I'm hoping for some guidance on which is which. [more inside]
posted by still_wears_a_hat on Apr 18, 2010 - 2 answers

How to bell the cat

Collar for an inside-only kitten? And where to find a non-heinous looking one to fit his tiny neck? [more inside]
posted by mesha steele on Mar 2, 2010 - 27 answers

Pet Tags? We Don't Need No Stinkin' Pet Tags!

I need an indestructable cat collar. [more inside]
posted by spamguy on Sep 14, 2009 - 18 answers

About ready to write on my cat with permanent marker . . .

Can anyone recommend a good cat collar that can break if necessary but is difficult to lose? [more inside]
posted by dlugoczaj on Jun 1, 2009 - 15 answers

What do I do with collar stays?

Ok, so I now know they're called Collar Stays but what do I do with them? [more inside]
posted by jontyjago on Feb 1, 2008 - 14 answers

Tingle Dingle Mrowr

Looking for a black all-elastic nylon kitty collar with a bell. [more inside]
posted by Ambrosia Voyeur on Dec 19, 2007 - 3 answers

Can you recommend an anti-bark collar that works for high pitched barks?

Can you recommend an anti-bark collar that works for a dog with high pitched barks? [more inside]
posted by clarahamster on Nov 8, 2007 - 5 answers

What in the world is this pin?

SHCM... Servant's Heart Camp Ministries? Or something different? [more inside]
posted by rmoody on Apr 12, 2007 - 4 answers

Corporate and white collar crime in films or TV

What are some films or television shows/episodes about corporate or white-collar crime? Bonus if you have a videoclip.
posted by catburger on Mar 20, 2007 - 20 answers

That collar from the Sephora ads?

This is kinda (really) obscure, but what the hell. Does anyone know where they got the collar that is being worn here? [more inside]
posted by blacklite on Feb 11, 2007 - 7 answers

uncollar'd cats, straying free

A question about a cat who always loses his collar. [more inside]
posted by baklavabaklava on Nov 11, 2006 - 16 answers

They're ideal for pickin' teeth, too.

Haberdasheryfilter: Where can I get the little plastic tabs that go into the collar of a man's dress shirt? [more inside]
posted by Terminal Verbosity on Oct 5, 2006 - 21 answers

Please help me find shirts which are interesting not just for their pattern!

It would be great if people could share their favourite suppliers/retailers/tailors for affordable, quality shirts. I'm talking about shirts which are either interesting, different or vintage. I'd be especially keen on those with detachable collars - this was in fact the reason for my asking the question. [more inside]
posted by dance on Jul 17, 2006 - 1 answer

Ring Around The Collar

What is the best way to get rid of ring around the collar from white (and light colored) dress shirts? [more inside]
posted by turbanhead on Apr 12, 2005 - 7 answers

Curly collars

When I wear polo shirts, the tips of the collars are always flipping up. I don't want them to do that. How do I stop that from happening?
posted by BuddhaInABucket on Feb 16, 2005 - 13 answers

XOR cat gate

Pet door. One cat gets to come and go as he pleases. The other cat isn't allowed to use it. Question: How? (more inside, of course...) [more inside]
posted by nakedcodemonkey on Aug 18, 2004 - 22 answers

Is there a guide to men's collar styles?

Very anal question about men's dress collar styles. [more inside] [more inside]
posted by rorycberger on May 10, 2004 - 19 answers

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