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Google Docs connectivity issue

Why does Google Docs constantly remain offline even though my other internet functions continue without a problem? [more inside]
posted by aetg on May 16, 2014 - 5 answers

Alternate power button for a late 2013 (cylinder) Mac Pro

Is there any peripheral, wired or bluetooth, that can turn on a late 2013 Mac Pro? [more inside]
posted by roofus on Feb 20, 2014 - 6 answers

Healthy ways of working with financial imbalances in relationships?

I grew up in a lower-middle-class family. Through a combination of hard work, opportunity and luck, I find myself in my 30's with a very decent net worth. It's enough to allow me to feel very secure about retirement, job/career changes, health issues, supporting family, etc. and this security is probably the most important aspect of money to me. For me, money means security, safety, freedom. I maintain a very middle-class lifestyle, continue to work full-time and save at a reasonable rate. I've started to realize how much this factors into my thinking about long term relationships, especially marriage (and its attendant family joining) and financial co-mingling, and am looking for some perspectives on positive ways of managing these kinds of issues. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Apr 27, 2013 - 21 answers

Help me not outstay my welcome.

Where in London or surrounding areas can I hole up with my laptop and work, without having to get drunk or wired, or incur the ire of the management? [more inside]
posted by doiheartwentyone on Mar 11, 2013 - 12 answers

love/hate delicate machinery

How fragile are kindles nowadays? I had a kindle keyboard and... it died. [more inside]
posted by Jacen on Dec 19, 2012 - 6 answers

Wow, I've finally found something that was easier to do with the twins when they were toddlers.

Help me navigate the etiquette of my twin boys' upcoming birthday party. [more inside]
posted by terrierhead on Sep 24, 2012 - 19 answers

Kindle is dead, long live... nope, just dead.

Kindle keyboard w/ lines on screen... Amazon does NOT seem interested in replacing (this time). Any options on repair? [more inside]
posted by Jacen on Jul 25, 2012 - 6 answers

How comfortably can a family of four live in silicon valley on a single income of $150-160k/year?

How comfortably can a family of four live in Silicon Valley on a single income of $150-160k/year? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on May 10, 2012 - 43 answers

Help me mail my bagels

How can I ship bagels from NYC to Middle America with maximum tastiness? [more inside]
posted by dixiecupdrinking on Mar 14, 2012 - 5 answers

Kindle without amazon

If I cancel my Amazon account, how will it affect my kindle? [more inside]
posted by Megami on Feb 27, 2012 - 7 answers

USA AMT income tax question

USA federal income tax question relating to AMT and state income tax refunds. Very much a #firstworldproblems sort of thing. [more inside]
posted by commander_cool on Feb 18, 2012 - 3 answers

Two eReaders enter . . .

Should my next eReader be a kindle touch or a nook touch? [more inside]
posted by PhoBWanKenobi on Nov 18, 2011 - 30 answers

Maybe I just hit the turbo button

My iPhone is suddenly working five times as fast. Great! How can I keep it from slowing down again? [more inside]
posted by theodolite on Sep 27, 2011 - 8 answers

The answer is probably to move to Europe, right?

Looking for a men's undershirt with the neckline of a tank but with short sleeves. Something like this, but not on a European website. Preferably affordable. [more inside]
posted by etc. on Sep 14, 2011 - 6 answers

Save my kindle!

Can I fix my stepped on kindle? [more inside]
posted by Jacen on Aug 31, 2011 - 12 answers

Help me reduce the footprint of my home theater components.

Help me reduce the footprint of my home theater components. Any and all options welcome. [more inside]
posted by bondcliff on Sep 17, 2010 - 10 answers

Peekaboo! I see you! But you're all fuzzy!

I realize this is a longshot, but would anyone happen to know the source of this image of a curious kitty? [more inside]
posted by andrewcilento on Jun 24, 2010 - 9 answers

What career now?

What field am I supposed to be in? I always tested very well, went to an Ivy League school and got both computer science and liberal arts degrees... [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Dec 9, 2009 - 6 answers

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