I'm re-reading the Aubrey and Maturin books, this time on a Kindle. Is there a custom dictionary I can use as my normal Kindle dictionary? [more inside]
I have a computer with a headphone jack on the back. Is there a good way to plug in headphones from the front - USB or otherwise? [more inside]
Until recently, I was able to plug headphones or audio cables running between the Line In jack on my monitor into the green Line Out jack in this picture, and successfully hear sound. I don't know what happened, but now I get nothing. There has been a weird unprompted change in my volume control settings: it looks like this when before I'm pretty sure it was a speaker icon. I can click on the slider and do a test like so, but no actual sound comes out. Can you help me troubleshoot?
My sister-in-law, who has been trying to find this poem for years, first heard it from her grandmother. It's at least 50 years old and rhymes.
Oh nooooo! Square reader connector pin broke off in my beloved iPad's headphone jack It doesn't protrude, I tried tweezers, needle nose pliers, and as suggested by some:bent thumb tack, hot paperclip, Bic Pen refil, everything but glue. Can't loosen it, I think it is really jammed. Others report apple can't/won't fix. PLEASE HELP, thanks
I really want to combine my headphones with my microphone so that I can use it as a headset on my home phone. So I got a 3.5mm splitter and a 3.5mm to 2.5mm adapter so that I can plug the mic and headset together, then reduce it to 2.5mm so it can plug into my phone. It doesn't work. Why? More details inside... [more inside]
My dad built a proper pedestal for our new washing machine and dryer. It is 19 inches high. The challenge is getting the washer up onto the pedestal. The washer weighs 232 lbs. It is just the two of us today. I don't want to throw my back out. Neither does he. What equipment or physics tricks can we employ to get this thing up on the pedestal?
Looking for funny 30 rock "Kabletown" quotes. [more inside]
Any idea how I can get the broken off tip of a stereo headphone out of my phone's audio out jack? [more inside]
Teaching our Jack Russell terrier street sense---not to chase UPS trucks and skateboarders? [more inside]
I have a kitchen wall cabinet to install. I can't do any heavy lifting due to a back injury. Is this an insane way to install a kitchen wall cabinet? [more inside]
Why are my dog's inner thighs tender? [more inside]
How can I fix the power jack on my HP dv6000? [more inside]
Help me build up a Jack Vance book collection. [more inside]
Sci-fi omnibus recommendations? [more inside]
I broke the jack on my nice headphones. :( Is there some way to fix them? [more inside]
I'm going to be renting a car and want to make sure that my iPod can be hard wired into the stereo. Help! [more inside]
I think my iPod's (5G; 30 GB) headphone jack may be screwy. It seems to make headphones that penetrate it permanently screwy. Am I just screwed? [more inside]
How can I watch all episodes of Lost: Season 6 online legally and free/cheap? [more inside]
Another earbud question with maddening specificity. [more inside]
Are there any preventative measures I can take to ensure the headphone jack on my brand new iPod classic doesn't share the same fate as the jack on my old iPod? [more inside]
AirplaneFilter: Why do airplanes have such weird headphone jacks (power jacks, too, while we're at it)? What's the benefit of having the double-jack except to require the use of crappy airline headphones or an adapter?
Looking for an animated version of Jack and the beanstalk from at least 25 years ago. [more inside]
Help me identify this audio jack. [more inside]
Where can I find a bar like Jacks? [more inside]
Can anybody recommend a good nonfiction book to read about Jack the Ripper? I am not sure what book is considered to have better scholarship of so many books out there and am not remotely a "Ripperologist" (yet). Like the Zodiac killer, many folks have their own pet theories and the Ripper books are plentiful on Amazon. Any info on where to start to read about ol' Saucy Jack would be appreciated. (Feel free to name more than one title if you want.)_
How do I locate the contacts I've just sync'ed from my smartphone (Windows Mobile 6.1) on my PC? [more inside]
Jack Kirby/Fourth World filter: I have a question about the real people that influenced Kirby characters in the Fourth World series. [more inside]
I just unplugged my headphones from my PC to find that the top of the jack has broken off and is stuck inside the socket. Does anyone know how I could get it out?
I have about a quarter of an inch of a headphone jack snapped off inside my laptop due to a manic dachshund. Can you recommend a tool I can use to get it out? I've tried very small tweezers but I can't get in there. I attempted to open it up but stopped when I got to the point I didn't know what I was doing.
Did this cheap POS from the dollar store really just break my computer headphone jack? [more inside]
My mom switched to land-line phone service through Comcast, but now she only has one working phone jack. How do we restore functionality to the remaining outlets in the house? [more inside]
What should I call it when a band is finishing a song and the guitarist hits the last chord while jumping in the air and jack knifing his/her legs back? [more inside]
how do i use audiovox D1730 as a pc monitor? [more inside]
is this thing on? Phone jack not working. [more inside]
If you saw two guys named Hambone and Flippy, which one would you think liked dolphins the most? I'd say Flippy, wouldn't you? You'd be wrong, though. It's Hambone. I love the writings of Jack Handey. His Deep Thoughts (beware sound!) and his articles in the New Yorker. I would love to hear recommendations of similarly funny writings. [more inside]
Is there such a book as "The London Times Historical Atlas"? Google and Amazon are clueless. [more inside]
I want to do minor maintenance on my cars (oil changes, brake checks, and so on), but I don't have a garage to do it in or a concrete driveway. All I have is a gravel / dirt driveway to work on. I would like to jack up my cars (and put them on jack stands), but I'm not comfortable at all doing it on this kind of surface. How can I do this without putting myself in harms way? [more inside]
Is there a version of stansdad.com for the show 24? Is there any place online that I can watch full episodes/seasons of 24? [more inside]
How can I rewire all my phone jacks to one line (from two)? [more inside]
I'm interested in the influences of The White Stripes [more inside]
Are front headphone jacks on a laptop computer a real pain? [more inside]
When Jack Bauer unholsters his sidearm, he invariably cups his left hand and uses it to support the right. Have movie heroes from Gary Cooper through Dirty Harry been fooling us all along? [more inside]
How realistic is the exchange of information in the show 24? [more inside]
I was using the headphone jack on my macbook and moved it around slightly when the sound suddenly cut out. I soon realized that the very tip of the headphone plug had broken off and gotten stuck inside the jack, and the rest of the plug remained intact. I tried using a small refrigerator magnet to see if it would draw the broken bit out, but it didn't, and i didn't want to try a more powerful magnet because I don't know where the hard drive is in the computer. I was thinking maybe getting some pointy tweezers and taking the battery out so I don't electrocute myself while poking around in the jack? any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
How to look like Jack? [more inside]
Help me find this Jack Russell print! [more inside]
Help me identify this animated Jack & The Beanstalk film from the 70s/80s... [more inside]
I broke the audio line-out jack on my laptop! Help! [more inside]
I need to tighten the connection my mini-firewire cable makes in the jack to stop it from falling out. Unobtrusive suggestions favored; at least one duct tape-based solution expected. [more inside]
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