56 posts tagged with resolved by ragtimepiano.
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"Undefined" appears at the top of the website? [more inside]
Not sure how to search for old New Yorker cartoon? [more inside]
Should I actively treat our dog, who seems to have acquired fleas on a recent oceanside vacation, now that we are home in our dry climate? [more inside]
This question refers to an earlier one I asked back in 2011, when people helped by searching the data bases of the New Yorker magazine, as I had done, and also the Atlantic Monthly. [more inside]
Will our Jack Russell terrier challenge raccoons which might try to enter house through doggy door when we are gone on vacation? [more inside]
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]
What is this lovely scent? [more inside]
Do we have to leave our Charter cable box on in order to use the timer on our HDD/DVD recorder? [more inside]
I used a bit of water on a tissue to wipe clean a smear on our small kitchen hdtv. Shortly afterward, we lost the video. [more inside]
In the transfer of Youtube to Google, my unlisted videos have vanished. Is there a way to get them back? [more inside]
Will the bacterial properties still be effective? [more inside]
What might be going on here? [more inside]
Has anyone used this online store? It is legit? [more inside]
Concerned about radiation exposure from a cfl bulb used in bed headboard reading lamp? [more inside]
Any way to speed up mp3 loading to audio player? My computer says it will take 13 hours. Is there any way to speed this up? I'm running Windows 7 with 2.0 USB connection. Thanks so much, hive mind peeps.
Does anyone own a Thermomix? How do you like it? Pros and cons, please. [more inside]
We were falsely accused of a damage claim at a motel far from our home. What are our options? [more inside]
Why wasn't my son's infected toe washed and cleaned in the ER? [more inside]
How much will a 300 MBPS wireless router improve our home 1.5M DSL? [more inside]
How feasible is a quick turn-around strategy for buying Facebook stock? [more inside]
For a household that includes an autistic person, we are looking for an automatic deadbolt lock that will lock the front door both inside and outside, and with a manual button release on the inside of the door that will release the lock? [more inside]
Is there a way to restore body lotion to an emulsified state? [more inside]
Teaching our Jack Russell terrier street sense---not to chase UPS trucks and skateboarders? [more inside]
Nero 10 video editing instructions are confusing. Help! [more inside]
I've used the Toshiba RD-XS32SU recorder for years; it's an excellent device for recording tv programs and making dvds. It has a wide variety of extremely useful editing features. Although it's no longer being made since Toshiba decided to focus on blu-ray, it's been long regarded as the premiere video recorder. Alas, my recorder is now refusing to recognize any brand of disc when I try to load. The only way it will accept a disc is after it's been unplugged for several hours. Then it will load one disc, but after that, no more. Since college football season is here and I record many games and burn them to dvds, I'm in the market for a reliable recorder. What models do you recommend, techie members of the hive mind? Are there any reasonably priced ones that include the editing features of the Toshiba RD-XS32SU? Thanks in advance!
What to do about house sitter who ran up large water bill? [more inside]
Unexplained phenomena: Does anyone have experience with "things that go bump in the night"? [more inside]
A poem, "Poinsettias", from the New Yorker, published sometime in late 1980 or early 1981? [more inside]
Someone apparently opened a package in my mailbox and stole the mp4 player I had ordered from e-bay. There was no indication on the mailing envelope what the contents were: The person must have felt the package and guessed what it contained. They left the ripped open package on our porch, along with some other mail, and two Netflix envelopes, ripped open also, for a person further up the street. What do we do about this?
I recently Rit-dyed a silk outfit for a special reception. The dye "ran" a bit at the underarms, staining my undergarment. Is this a health hazard? [more inside]
What is the google icon for Sunday, March 6th? [more inside]
Where to find an asian table lamp with a paper shade with real butterflies embossed upon it? [more inside]
How to get potted calla lilies and potted lavender to bloom? [more inside]
Someone smashed into our van, which was parked outside our house, and did not leave a note with insurance info. What recourse do we have? [more inside]
We are trying to locate a missing, much-loved, skittish dog? [more inside]
My husband bought a new Tempur-pedic mattress/box springs set hoping to ease some back pain he's been experiencing. After only two nights, he concluded that the mattress is too soft for him to sleep comfortably, and that it only worsened his back pain. I put the set on Craigslist for about 1/5 less than we paid, but we---predictably, maybe---had no takers. It is, of course, too big for selling/shipping on e-bay. I think most people hesitate about buying used mattresses, however light the use. We could just donate the set to a thrift store, but I'd rather try to recoup some of the nearly $700 that he paid. Has anyone had a successful experience selling a mattress? If so, how did you do it? Many thanks in advance.
Is there a way to watch computer videos, like those on the PBS website, on our HDTV? [more inside]
Several years ago we bought a small HD tv manufactured in China, from e-bay. The power adapter plug, the end that inserts into the tv, is now physically broken, beyond repair. How can I find a Dajing DJ-U485-12? Google search turns it up, from various Chinese companies, and translates the pages for me, but when I email I am directed to "Globalsources.com," apparently a brokerage firm. I registered with them but haven't heard from any Chinese companies regarding the adapter. I have tried to buy it in the US but can't find any sources here. Any ideas would be much appreciated! Thanks, metafilter contributors.
We have a satellite provider rather than cable tv. I recently bought from e-bay a Toshiba RD-XS235 which comes with a "TV Guide" feature built in, unlike my previous Toshiba recorder, an RD-XS32SU (the drive of which is giving out after extensive use). The reviews say that there is a "manual recording" feature, and I looked up the owners' manual online and found the relevant page, but the directions do not seem to work. Is that because I need to allow a few hours for the TV Guide feature to attempt to "kick in"? The manual says to "turn it off overnight for the TV Guide programming to take effect." It WON'T take effect because we no longer use a cable provider. I prefer the manual programming anyhow. Does anyone in the hive mind know how to manually program the RD-XS235? My frustration is running high right now! Any and all advice is welcome! Thanks, techies.
My Touch 3 G---how to save e-mail attachments to the SD? [more inside]
Is English much more difficult than most languages to speak and to write? [more inside]
Learning music instruments---order of difficulty? [more inside]
As of a few days ago, I can't tweak gmail signature anymore? [more inside]
Can I get Big Ten Network football games on streaming video online? [more inside]
How is mystery writer Ralph McInerny able to use real people's names and make reference to real events in his novels? [more inside]
Four western ladies are gathering in NYC in October. We're from Washington, Oregon, California, and Nevada; the "other coast" is foreign territory for us! We'd like current wisdom on finding a reasonably priced hotel, with rooms that sleep four, in Manhattan, or Times Square, or the Upper East/West Side. We'll be happy with only the basic amenities. Also, what places/activities should take top priority in a brief visit? Our group is comprised of three 30-somethings...and their mother :-). Thanks in advance!
How do I enlarge and print part of a pdf page? [more inside]
What were the cover and content of the Newsweek July 6 '09 issue? [more inside]
Given that the airlines are reducing the numbers of flights due to the economic downturn, what is the optimal time to book cheap flights? In the past, I've had great success booking domestic flights 2-3 days before. This time, we will be booking 2 round trip tickets. I just booked a flight from the western US to Montreal for my husband, three weeks ahead, as we found the planes were filling up rapidly. We didn't get much of a deal. Standby is not on option as I'll be flying with an autistic person. Any and all hive-mind thoughts are welcome. Thanks!
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