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Damn, I got a Dell. Now what?

Would reinstalling XP mean I don't have to deal with Dell? [more inside]
posted by pdb on Jun 18, 2008 - 13 answers

Too big for her?

Sex question: what to do about being "too big"? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 16, 2008 - 29 answers

Should I confront my friend about their flakiness?

Dealing with a friend whose tendency to vacillate with both plans and moods is driving me slowly mad. Should I speak with them about this, or find a way to deal with it? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 3, 2008 - 25 answers

I was a dummy and purchased a dummy ...

Help me find some good ideas to put a cellphone dummy (as in not a real cellphone, but a plastic one) to some fun use [more inside]
posted by kall on Mar 14, 2008 - 14 answers

perhaps i just need a better mouse.

I'm looking for a software app that helps me follow instructions for other computer procedures. [more inside]
posted by verisimilitude on Mar 3, 2008 - 10 answers

Nonintuitive and Seamful

Brand new iMac -- After I set up Parent Controls on a new account, my dashboard disappeared. I can't get it back. I found a long thread on the subject at apple.com, but none of the solutions worked for me. So - here is my question about Time Machine... [more inside]
posted by crapples on Jan 25, 2008 - 8 answers


Why is iTunes doing this to me?! [more inside]
posted by sephira on Dec 20, 2007 - 5 answers

I've forgotten a Gmail password and need help contacting Google.

I can't remember the password for one of my Gmail accounts and I'm beginning to think Google hates me. [more inside]
posted by item on Nov 29, 2007 - 6 answers

How can I simmer my crazy emotions down in the workplace?

How can I stay more even-tempered at work, when I feel like my emotions are out of control! Or at least appear even-tempered and approachable! [more inside]
posted by catfood on Nov 14, 2007 - 26 answers

Why does my C2D Macbook Pro fan run constantly?

I have a 2.33 Core 2 Duo Macbook Pro 15 inch laptop. Recently, I have noticed that both fans on it constantly run at the maximum 6000 rpm's. The noise is driving me nuts, and the battery seems to run out much sooner. My question is in two parts: (1) would anything in the system logs help explain why this is happening? and (2) how can I make it stop? [more inside]
posted by crazyray on Oct 21, 2007 - 8 answers

How to clean a point-and-shoot image sensor?

DigitalCameraFilter: I think my Canon point-and-shoot has a dirty sensor. How to clean? [more inside]
posted by virga on Aug 6, 2007 - 3 answers

Insert an in-line image into a table cell using Pages on OS X?

How can I insert an image into a table cell using Pages (OS X) without it becoming the cell background? I want it to be a regular in-line image, but can't figure out how to do this for the life of me.
posted by PuGZ on Jul 29, 2007 - 7 answers

How do I learn how to learn?

How do I become open and patient about learning new things instead of terribly angry with myself and very easily frustrated? In many aspects of life there are things I'd like to do, or learn, but don't - because upon hitting a challenge I get intensely frustrated and angry and am mostly occupied with feeling terrible. [more inside]
posted by citron on Jul 15, 2007 - 29 answers

Why, body, why?

What am I doing wrong? Either I've got the worst metabolism in the world, or my body *likes* being fat. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jun 28, 2007 - 31 answers

Rental Househunting in Philadelphia

Why is it so hard to get a rental in Philadelphia? [more inside]
posted by SansPoint on May 12, 2007 - 10 answers

Computers are giving me extreme agita. Can you help me?

I am about to have a nervous breakdown. Please, can you help me with my mysterious, probably power-related, computer nightmares? [more inside]
posted by TonyRobots on Nov 27, 2006 - 18 answers

PC freezes: bad video card?

I have a PC system that I can install an OS on, but it will always freeze up after boot from anywhere from a few seconds to a few hours. All components are new except the CD/DVD drives and the video card. Could the video card be the culprit? (much longer explanation inside). [more inside]
posted by ShooBoo on Aug 13, 2006 - 16 answers

I hate cigarettes

Quitting smoking makes me hate the world. How do I get over that? [more inside]
posted by mustcatchmooseandsquirrel on Aug 5, 2006 - 34 answers

Would leaving New York allow me to break the temp trap?

Would leaving New York City allow me to escape the temp trap and get a permanent position in my field? [more inside]
posted by jason's_planet on Jun 30, 2006 - 3 answers

Time of no reply

How do you deal with the frustration of waiting for a reply and never getting one? Is there a helpful mantra or attitude adjustment or something? [more inside]
posted by Eater on Jun 1, 2006 - 13 answers

How do you cope with incompetent team members?

How do you cope with incompetent team members? [more inside]
posted by koenie on Apr 3, 2006 - 13 answers

MS Outlook 2003 Calendar print issue

Help me beat MS Office Outlook 2003's calendar print function into submission. [more inside]
posted by Space Kitty on Feb 17, 2006 - 2 answers

Convert QuickTime to avi

How to convert QuickTime movies into a Windows-readable format? [more inside]
posted by beniamino on Jan 7, 2006 - 6 answers

crashing makes the baby jesus cry

Problem with iMovie bloating files and crashing. [more inside]
posted by chronic sublime on Nov 6, 2005 - 4 answers

I'm not a tease, I promise. :-(

SexualFrustrationFilter: Please help me deal with my boyfriend's sexual frustration. [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Oct 26, 2005 - 79 answers

We can work it out?

I'm a consultant working for a company that has the option of hiring me soon. This would be a dream job were it not for one person... [more inside]
posted by furtive on Oct 20, 2005 - 10 answers

Purchasing "foreign" music on iTunes

Since iTunes won't let me purchase music from other territories, what are some good services that have worldwide coverage so I can download the tracks I want? If such a service even exists. [more inside]
posted by fire&wings on Oct 9, 2005 - 14 answers

How do you cope with a broken wrist?

How do I temporarily get about in life one handed? I have six weeks until the cast comes off my left hand. [more inside]
posted by Hactar on Sep 26, 2005 - 8 answers

Websense filtering out WLUW internet radio...

Skirting the mean cop that is Websense filtering! I just want to listen to WLUW in my office! Is there an easy way? [more inside]
posted by TiggleTaggleTiger on Sep 7, 2005 - 9 answers

Keep me going!

How might one get a Creative Zen Micro to play on a permanent basis (24/7 until replaced or the drive burns out)? [more inside]
posted by hoboynow on Sep 6, 2005 - 9 answers

Lease/Sublet/Screwed Myself and trying to move

6 weeks ago we gave 60 days notice we were moving out by July 1, and just got a letter yesterday from the property mgmt that the notice is not valid. We're now responsible for rent here until April 2006. I'm supposed to move across the country next week...... [more inside]
posted by sinical on Jun 11, 2005 - 21 answers


I've stumbled across the google cache results of a site. The brief text results after each link tells me that google can read it ...so why can't I? More curiously, why does trying to look at the google cache result spit me to the site's own generic default page?
posted by leotrotsky on Apr 29, 2005 - 8 answers

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