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Creepy mysterious packages sent to my house- help!

A few weeks ago, a package was sent to my apartment from someone I didn't know in Chicago ( I live in California) They had my full name and address and I had never heard of their name. The package contained one cheap hairbrush with the tag still on. I assumed it was a mistake and forgot about it. There was no note. [more inside]
posted by tessalations999 on Sep 28, 2013 - 9 answers

Help me time-warp my home office into something amazing.

Help me time-warp my home office into something amazing. [more inside]
posted by Hellafiles on Aug 7, 2012 - 10 answers

How soon is too soon to ask to work from home?

I started a new job a month ago. I like my job and I like my co-workers, but what I would really like is to work from home. When should I ask or should I ask at all? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Jan 9, 2012 - 11 answers

Office Space

Best practices for moving computer and printer into living area without it looking terrible? [more inside]
posted by Fairchild on Sep 27, 2011 - 19 answers

What are some good allowable tax deductions under $1000 in Australia?

I have a small home based computer business in Australia and need some allowable tax deductions. I understand that assets such as office furniture, plant & equipment are immediately tax deductible (don't need to be depreciated) if they're under $1,000. What are some things I could buy for my home office to reduce my tax? Thanks in advance
posted by Bacillus on Jun 26, 2011 - 6 answers

New Home Office "HR" Policies

I'll soon be working from home full time. What are some "policies" I can enact for my home office to keep my productivity, sanity and health intact? [more inside]
posted by Diplodocus on Mar 31, 2011 - 21 answers

Will Symantec PC anywhere work for me?

Will symantec PC anywhere 12.5 work for me? I want to access my desktop office pc from other locations over wifi. Ideally would be able to access all desktop functionality programs etc. [more inside]
posted by Twinedog on Mar 24, 2011 - 4 answers

Vegetable friend for my underground lair

What's a good plant for a small basement home office with a small basement-style window? [more inside]
posted by swift on Nov 11, 2010 - 14 answers

My wife and I will both be working from home. What phone set-up is best?

Starting in about a month, my wife and I will both be working from home a fair amount. We are both on the phone a lot. We want to pay as little as possible and are trying to figure out how to deal with the phone situation. I currently use Google Voice and make and receive most of my calls on the home phone, which works well for me. I'm not sure how to deal with the apparent need for 2 phones. Both of us have cell-phones, but we're on the phone so much that we'd rather not be on the cell phones all day. We could obviously just get a 2nd Google Voice number for incoming calls, but I'm not sure how to deal with receiving or making calls while the other person is on the home phone. Thoughts? Should we get a Skype or Vonage number? Just get a 2nd landline? Any good free/cheap options that I'm missing? We're in Portland, OR if that matters. Thanks!
posted by stewieandthedude on Apr 30, 2010 - 9 answers

home office horror

Help! I'm married to a computer geek, and we are in desperate need of some home office solutions. [more inside]
posted by onepot on Mar 26, 2010 - 13 answers

Office chair that's not office-looking

Please suggest a comfy and supportive office chair for my home office that doesn't look too office-like. I would like something more style-ish and homey looking than the standard workplace office chair.
posted by sandra194 on Sep 1, 2009 - 2 answers

home office tranquility vs. landlord

how can I restrict my landlord's access to my suite, which is also my home office. i'm leaving a month from now. he wants to be able to show it between 9 and 5 every day, and call a couple of hours in advance. [more inside]
posted by klanawa on Apr 1, 2009 - 20 answers

Has anyone seen a "x"-shaped adf scanner, similar to the one Neat makes?

I'm looking to go paperless, and have been quite impressed by what I've read about the Neatdesk adf scanner. I'm looking for something similar to compare it to(so I don't buy the first thing I see), and I recall seeing some "X"-shaped scanner somewhere in some magazine(Wired is ringing a bell, but I really do not recall), but no amount of Google-fu can help me locate it again. Has anybody seen such a thing? [more inside]
posted by zweldon on Mar 26, 2009 - 8 answers

Good label maker to buy?

I'd like to organize some boxes on shelves and would like a good, basic label maker to make it neat and tidy. What's a good home label maker to buy? [more inside]
posted by izatchu on Oct 8, 2008 - 8 answers

Working from home -- tips and tricks?

Working from home -- tips and tricks? [more inside]
posted by Cool Papa Bell on May 27, 2008 - 11 answers

Dark chair mats?

Is there such a thing as a dark-colored (black or brown) chair mat? Possibly woodgrain? If so, where can I get one?
posted by kindall on Apr 15, 2008 - 5 answers

What gear should I buy for a home office?

What technology gear makes for a good home office? [more inside]
posted by brain_drain on Feb 5, 2008 - 14 answers

Is there a way to use a google calendar and outlook exchange without completely mixing the two and can they be synced differently on different computers?

Is there a way to use a google calendar and outlook exchange without completely mixing the two and can they be synced differently on different computers? [more inside]
posted by D Wiz on Jan 21, 2008 - 6 answers

Can you help me find a new desk?

Can you help me find a new home office desk? [more inside]
posted by Tacos Are Pretty Great on Dec 30, 2007 - 16 answers

Needed: the ultimate paper hanging system?

We need to install a hanging system on our conference room wall that will allow us to easily swap paper items of various sizes and thicknesses (posters, printer proofs, regular ol' paper). The space is about 4 feet wide. Does anyone have any experience with this thing? Hangman Products Clip-it Strip Reminds me of the strips that were installed at the top of chalkboards in grade school. It seems like they were never strong enough and teachers struggled to keep things in there. Any other product recommendations?
posted by Typographica on Aug 24, 2007 - 8 answers

Inkjet or laser?

Should I buy a laser printer or an inkjet for my home office? [more inside]
posted by doctorpiorno on Mar 20, 2007 - 39 answers

best laserjet printer?

What is the best postscript monochrome printer for the mac? [more inside]
posted by asavage on Apr 28, 2006 - 9 answers

Help me light a home office!

Building a home office, and need help with lighting. [more inside]
posted by wolftrouble on Mar 20, 2006 - 7 answers

Help me hide my home office

Where can I find a computer armoire designed for a laptop computer? [more inside]
posted by acoutu on Mar 4, 2006 - 12 answers

Magazine storage or just cool storage

I have tons of magazines. They are my facvorite thing...each week I buy about 5-10. I am wondering if anyone has any great shelving for magazines or just great examples of storage that I can see online? I'm really looking for a great home office type solution. I read ReadyMade every month hoping to my find my dream solution but never do. Does anyone have any sites they recommend?
posted by rje7 on Apr 10, 2005 - 15 answers

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