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More like D'oh!-lefin, amirite?

I did a Dumb Thing. Involving an iron. And some carpet. Please help! [more inside]
posted by phunniemee on Oct 19, 2011 - 14 answers

Turns out, the circular saw was the least of my problems ...

I just put a 2 inch gash in my leg deep enough to expose fatty tissue. I can't afford to go to the ER. Will it be okay if I wait until morning? [more inside]
posted by echolalia67 on Aug 9, 2011 - 48 answers

Crème de glace. Um, crème de GLASS. Tell me I'll be alright?

Will I be okay? I ate broken glass tonight. Finely-crushed small particles. Not on purpose -- I'm not a circus geek. Broken glass is one of a very few things that freak me out. Will I be okay? Sure, probably, but I'm freaked out. [more inside]
posted by Shane on Jul 23, 2011 - 23 answers

Book recommendations for a breakup

I just got dumped. Could you please recommend some public domain books to help me get through this. [more inside]
posted by willie11 on Jul 11, 2011 - 23 answers

Is my frostbite/frostnip healing as expected, or should I get treatment?

I have stupidly given myself a case of frostbite or frostnip by leaving a coldpack on a small area of bare skin for several hours. The worst appears to have reversed, but I really don't like the big welt that has appeared. What should I do next? [more inside]
posted by rosebuddy on Jan 31, 2010 - 4 answers

worn-out phrases and longing gazes won't get you where you want to go, no...

I sent a mushy, gushy, soul-ripping, erotically explicit love letter via overseas Express Mail--to a slightly wrong address. "Attempted Delivery Notice": should I hope it comes back and edit it, or should I plunge ahead and make sure it gets there? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Sep 21, 2009 - 7 answers

Sharpie on the ceiling, need primer

Need recommendations for a primer that covers Sharpies on a white ceiling - experienced users only... [more inside]
posted by docpops on Jun 7, 2009 - 27 answers

Where's the thing I left on top of my car

I left something (breadbox-sized) on top of the trunk of my car and forgot about it when driving to work. Now it's gone. Is there any way to tell where it was most likely to fall off based on sharpness of turns, highway speed, hills, etc.? We searched within half a mile of the house with no luck.
posted by Saucy Intruder on Jan 12, 2009 - 8 answers

Help me find a cord

Can I buy a new cord for my camera's battery charger? [more inside]
posted by bradth27 on Oct 29, 2008 - 4 answers

Now, explain it to me like I'm a four-year-old.

iPod Touch/iPhone app development for utter idiots. [more inside]
posted by Iteki on Oct 13, 2008 - 5 answers

How do I create an algorithm to rate products?

This will expose my complete ignorance of math, but hey. I need a simple algorithm to calculate and display overall individual grades for similar products. [more inside]
posted by william_boot on Jun 26, 2008 - 19 answers

Looking for virtual tour company.

I am trying to locate a company to do virtual walkthroughs (QTVR) of a dozen or so apartment complexes. I came across a really great looking company (except their SEO) that had done tours all around the world. They had huge scrolling lists (text box) of past work. I emailed them through a web form and have not heard back. I need to try and contact them some other way. But guess what? I can not find the site again. Please post any great virtual tour company web sites that you know of. Hopefully it will be one of them. Thank you. [more inside]
posted by Mr_Zero on Apr 10, 2008 - 2 answers

Should a new crown hurt this much?

My girlfriend's crown came off one of her molars, and it was damaged. She went to a dentist who reshaped the stump, made a new crown and replaced it. Since then (3 weeks) it came off once, she's been in excruciating pain the whole time, and now the dentist says she might need a root canal. Is this bad dentistry, or to be expected, and is there any recourse? [more inside]
posted by sergeant sandwich on Mar 13, 2008 - 15 answers

How do I taked notes?

I don't know how to take notes. No. really. [more inside]
posted by SansPoint on Feb 9, 2007 - 33 answers

How do I clean melted plastic off of a Ceran cooktop?

Is there any way to clean a melted plastic spatula off of a Ceran cooktop? [more inside]
posted by Tacos Are Pretty Great on Oct 20, 2006 - 9 answers

Why I Should Not Have Gotten A Credit Card

I just seriously effed up my MacBook Pro's previously-gorgeous casing. What are my best options from here? [more inside]
posted by Embryo on Jun 3, 2006 - 12 answers

Please explain routers, firewalls, etc.

Need nerd help: Is it better to use a software firewall or a router to protect oneself while connected to the internet? Pardon my igorance, but I really am quite stupid. [more inside]
posted by _sirmissalot_ on Oct 12, 2005 - 18 answers

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