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How to make a useful USB thumb drive that won't get dumped like TMFA

I have about 100 brand new very high quality USB drives (between 8gb and 256GB...most of them are the larger end). What can I do with them? I bought them thinking they were going to fail, and I was going to go through them. But I found out that high quality shit doesn't fail within 6 mos. [more inside]
posted by hal_c_on on Dec 14, 2014 - 10 answers

What to plant on/do with 17 acres NW WI newly cropped of pines?

We have friends with restaurants who would buy fingerlings, table flowers, herbs, etc. We have an artesian well. We have a giant ancient hops vines we could grow more with clippings. That's about all our ideas for now. Thank you.
posted by Kazimirovna on Jul 28, 2014 - 3 answers

I need a large (5 inch) hair clip with a side hinge and teeth

Where can I find a large--5 inch or longer---hair clip with a teeth and a side hinge that doesn't protrude much, so I can relax and lean back on it? [more inside]
posted by ragtimepiano on May 15, 2014 - 11 answers

Looking for a large insulated stainless steel travel mug

I'm trying to stay more hydrated and I often find myself out about without water. I'm looking for a LARGE (preferably > 20 ounce) insulated stainless steel travel mug with a leakproof or leak-resistant sippy top. [more inside]
posted by entropicamericana on Oct 14, 2013 - 11 answers

To feed large breed or not to feed: that is the question

YANMV, however, I am waiting on a call back from my vet and as I am impatient and prone to obsessive behavior, I shall ask the same of the hive to see the consensus. Should I be feeding my 4 1/2 month old puppy large breed puppy food? Details inside. [more inside]
posted by Quincy on Mar 25, 2013 - 8 answers

Large-headed man needs help finding headache-less headset

I have an absurdly large head and most (95%+) headphones don't fit me. Fellow big-headed headphone-wearers, please recommend to me a pair of wireless headphones/headset that are wide and tall enough that they won't give me headaches! (Special conditions: no earbuds, clipons, etc. Needs to be headphones.) [more inside]
posted by ofcourseican on Nov 14, 2012 - 6 answers

I got fat really fast. I'm short. Where to find clothes that fit, stat?

Best stores for short and plus sized gals? Comfortable yet young professional clothes, especially. Snowflakey details inside. [more inside]
posted by ArgyleMarionette on Nov 12, 2012 - 17 answers

Please give me a crate idea!

What type of crate should we use for my sister's very large dog? [more inside]
posted by Pomo on May 25, 2012 - 10 answers

Supporting my chest while hiking.

I'm an large woman and I need to find my first sports bra. Help? [more inside]
posted by kanata on Apr 20, 2012 - 26 answers

What are these large metal objects?

What are these large metal objects? [more inside]
posted by andrewpendleton on Mar 18, 2012 - 8 answers

How Do I Use a 3-terrabyte Drive in Windows?

What's the story with Windows and big disks? Specifically, Windows 7 and a 3tb drive. I've read what Microsoft and others say about using large drives with Windows 7. I gather it works. However, I haven't found a how-to guide that actually spells out how to get the thing done. In my case, it would not be the boot drive. I'd boot off an SSD and use the 3tb drive for storage. How can I do a clean install on that? I've tried and Windows doesn't see all of the 3tb drive. (The GPT format option is greyed out.) Then, if I get Windows to recognize the 3tb drive, can I partition it into multiple logical drives? So, for example, the SSD would be C: and I'd split the big drive into D: and E: . Doable?
posted by justcorbly on Jan 17, 2012 - 12 answers

Lip balm, or stuff that can be used as lip balm, that can be purchased in a big container?

Lip balm, or stuff that can be used as lip balm, that can be purchased in a big container? [more inside]
posted by GlassHeart on Nov 23, 2011 - 26 answers

Help a Sunglasses Klutz

Recommend some sunglasses and / or a glasses case, preferably under $30 that will accommodate both my large head and my tendency to crush and bend every pair I've ever owned. [more inside]
posted by Apropos of Something on Jun 27, 2011 - 8 answers

Big Shoe Hacking

For the 10th time in a row, I've bought shoes that are too big, and wear them out after I can return them. What are your best methods on making large shoes fit better?
posted by sandmanwv on May 20, 2011 - 8 answers

Hunting for office space

How would one go about finding unserviced office space to rent in major uk cities?
posted by nam3d on Apr 7, 2011 - 3 answers

A-B-C-D-E-F-G, please make this job easier for me

Best way to alphabetize a large number of files without going crazy? [more inside]
posted by Lucinda on Nov 11, 2010 - 13 answers

Where can one buy size 15AA shoes in the US?

Where can one buy large, narrow shoes (15AA) that will deliver to the US? [more inside]
posted by msbrauer on Oct 19, 2010 - 7 answers

I don't think I should be eating 4 Steakhouse XTs a day, but about.com thinks I can!

Multiple questions for diet/exercise for an extremely large individual. [more inside]
posted by lattiboy on Sep 9, 2010 - 21 answers

How can I make my cheeks less big?

I'm not overweight, but want to make my cheeks less big. How can I do this?
posted by GlassHeart on Jul 8, 2010 - 17 answers

Future linebacker in the making?

Will my big baby be a big adult? He 9 months and is in the 80th+ percentile for height and weight and his head is (literally) off the charts big. I am just kind of curious as to whether he is likely to be super tall/big as an adult and my googling of this question has let me down. [more inside]
posted by murrey on May 29, 2010 - 31 answers

Help me find shoes size 13-15!

Where can I find fashionable shoes sizes 13-15? [more inside]
posted by PetiePal on Mar 15, 2010 - 13 answers

Too big for my scanner...

Where to get a large format picture scanned? I have eight 14" x 22" posters from all of the plays I was in during my high school years in the mid-80's. I would like to have them all scanned, front and back, into images I can post on the web. I took them to FedEx-Kinko's, and they wanted $8 per side to scan them. I am nostalgic, but not $128 worth of nostalgic. Is there a less expensive way I can turn these memories into digital artifacts?
posted by Lokheed on Jan 2, 2010 - 13 answers

What to do, what to do, what to do??? What mp3 player should I buy?

Could you help me find a mp3 player that has large capacity and plays flacs? [more inside]
posted by GrooveStix on Nov 3, 2009 - 13 answers

glasses for big nose

Where can I buy glasses that complement a large nose? Preferably something similar in style to this. Los Angeles area or online.
posted by anonymous on Oct 14, 2009 - 7 answers

How do very large car parks deal with abandoned cars?

How do massive long-stay carparks (like those at airports), that have too many cars to keep track of individually, deal with the problem of cars that are never collected? [more inside]
posted by cdenman on Oct 9, 2009 - 10 answers

How to cover 8ft windows?

What is the best way to cover 8ft high windows? [more inside]
posted by cali59 on Sep 2, 2009 - 6 answers

I want the biggest and smallest. The rest can suck it.

Where can I find a list of the smallest things (and for that matter) the biggest things in America? [more inside]
posted by rileyray3000 on Sep 2, 2009 - 7 answers

Gigantor Needs Commuter Bike

I'm huge. I want to get a commuter bike. What's a good one? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jul 17, 2009 - 20 answers

Help me move a huge file across the net is as fast a time as possible.

I'd like to move a big file (110gig) to a business associate across the internet. The file must arrive in as fast a time frame as possible in order to update a database with as little downtime as possible. [more inside]
posted by BrodieShadeTree on Jul 15, 2009 - 46 answers

What are the pitfalls of installing my OS on a 1TB hard drive?

Due to a virus corrupting my USB drivers, I've been thinking about a fresh WinXP install. But I'm thinking of getting a 1TB hard drive (my current one is 250). My question is, are there any potential pitfalls in having a HD that is so big? Other than the fact that it might fail six months in and I lose a large chunk of stuff. The reason why I want a huge HD is that I like the feeling that I don't have to worry about all the crap I might put on my desktop, or how many videogames I want to install.
posted by Sully on May 25, 2009 - 9 answers

how much will a large dog cost per year

How much does it cost annually to keep a large-ish (50 - 80lb) dog? [more inside]
posted by sponge on Mar 25, 2009 - 16 answers

Large Group Consensus-Building Methods

What types of large group (+50 members) consensus-building methods can prioritize information quickly? [more inside]
posted by choragus on Mar 20, 2009 - 4 answers

I want to hire someone to turn on my air conditioning too

Who are the world's largest employers? [more inside]
posted by Popular Ethics on Feb 23, 2009 - 20 answers

I need help with this creation.

I have invented a calendar that I think is unique in design and function. [more inside]
posted by CollectiveMind on Feb 8, 2009 - 12 answers

Information on Shipping Large Items & the Best Rates

I have a few large items that i would like to sell on eBay however the shipping charges are way to high, this is not due to weight but due to dimensional size. ie. 30" x 30" x 26" high or another item is a pair of speakers which are approx 50 lbs each and 20" x 24" x 34". The cost of shipping these items makes it impossible to sell them on eBay and get what they are worth. I hope some of you savvy sellers and shippers can help me out with this problem, i have many vintage items that are large and too expensive to ship via UPS, FedEx or Dhl. Thanks
posted by Audio Lover on Oct 14, 2008 - 13 answers

LHC - Big Bang or Every Day Gamma Ray?

Okay, I know there have been 2 other questions recently about LHC, but both threads seem to have died. I have a question that I haven't seen answered anywhere else yet: 1) I have read quite often that LHC will create "energies not seen since the Big Bang." 2) I have also read frequently that "gamma rays magnitudes of order more powerful strike the earth regularly." So which is it? It seems to me those two statements contradict each other. If the former is true, how does the 2nd one jive with the first? If the first is true, why shouldn't we be concerned, unless the second is true, in which case, isn't the first statement false?
posted by PigAlien on Sep 13, 2008 - 11 answers

Games for large groups of people?

So, I've got a small group of young college friends, about 10-15 people. I'm looking for fun running out door games with lots of competition. And when the winter hits some fun competitive indoor games. Any ideas for both indoor and outdoor games?
posted by BoldStepDesign on Sep 1, 2008 - 13 answers

I am sick of babysitting creaking old printers.

I want to buy the Leaflet-o-Matic 5000 printer of awesome. [more inside]
posted by By The Grace of God on Jun 11, 2008 - 7 answers

Help my pretty up my house!

Where can I get large prints of digital photos done online? (Or locally in Toronto) [more inside]
posted by antifuse on May 9, 2008 - 13 answers

Printer and Photographer speaking different languages..help!

I need to have a photo printed on a 4x10 poster: the photo I emailed was taken on a fancy digital camera but the printer says the photo file is too small. [more inside]
posted by lois1950 on Feb 5, 2008 - 15 answers

Where to find BIG stuff. The opposite of miniature versions.

Is there an online store that carries nothing but humorously large versions (preferably functional) of everyday items? [more inside]
posted by Wild_Eep on Dec 18, 2007 - 4 answers

New PC games run slowly on large LCD monitors?

I just bought a pretty high-end Dell PC with a large LCD monitor. It's got dual Core2 CPUs @ 2.66GHz, 4 GB of RAM, and a decent graphics card. The monitor is a widescreen 27" Dell Ultrasharp. So far, I like the PC. But I was disappointed to find that the first PC game I tried (BioShock) runs TERRIBLY. The game does run pretty well on my slightly older PC, which only has a 19" monitor. So, I think the large, widescreen monitor is the problem. Is that correct? Are there tricks to running the latest games on a large LCD monitor? Many thanks in advance for any advice and insight.
posted by stuehler on Sep 26, 2007 - 19 answers

What is filling up my local hard disk?

Does Windows create temp files on the local disc when copying a large file from an external drive to a network share? [more inside]
posted by DZ-015 on Jul 9, 2007 - 2 answers

Where can I buy 4x5 Polaroid Sheet Film in Rome?

Where can I buy 4x5 Polaroid Sheet Film in Rome? [more inside]
posted by Bengston on May 13, 2007 - 1 answer

Help me shrink my screen!

Why does my computer (Linux, Gnome) suddenly think my screen is 3 feet wide? How can I convince it otherwise? [more inside]
posted by escabeche on Feb 18, 2007 - 10 answers

What is it like to be a large animal/rural veterinarian?

What is it like to be a large animal/rural veterinarian? [more inside]
posted by internet!Hannah on Jan 2, 2007 - 5 answers

how do I send files >1GB? OSX

I am a mac OSX user and I want to send Huge (>1GB) files via the internet. Does anyone have a solution other than Yousendit, dropshare or AIM?
posted by lukeomalley on Oct 19, 2006 - 13 answers

Don't let shoe angst get in the way of tango!

Help me find large women's shoes for Argentine Tango in DC or NYC [more inside]
posted by lorrer on Oct 10, 2006 - 7 answers

Making a little recipe into a big one

Cooking Filter: I need to convert a recipe that serves eight into a recipe that serves 100. [more inside]
posted by Sara Anne on May 17, 2006 - 4 answers

When will Detroit build a sunroof for the husky gentleman?

Where can I find cycling clothes that fit my frame? [more inside]
posted by pdb on Feb 13, 2006 - 8 answers

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