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Time capsule suggestions requested!

We are replacing a leaky window with a wall. It's currently open and the contractor comes tomorrow morning. What would you put in a time capsule that may be discovered by a future homeowner? I have a letter about the current occupants (us) ready, but what else? [more inside]
posted by look busy on Jan 16, 2014 - 15 answers

A Wan LAN

How can we pinpoint whether our network trouble originates with our ISP or with our router? [more inside]
posted by R2WeTwo on Dec 24, 2012 - 24 answers

Video time capsule

Looking to make a video time capsule with my friends. What questions should I ask, what should we put in it. [more inside]
posted by Sreiny on Dec 15, 2012 - 4 answers

Objects you'd find in a 1999 office?

Think of an office or cubicle in the United States around 1999, particularly in tech/IT companies. What kinds of objects would you see there which are less common now? [more inside]
posted by ErikH2000 on Dec 1, 2012 - 92 answers

A second chance to turn back time

Today, a time capsule was opened after 20 years buried in the Denton Town Square. It was not what we expected. [more inside]
posted by evolvinglines on Oct 16, 2012 - 22 answers

Where can I buy (recently) past editions of newspapers from around the US/world?

Any resources for purchasing newspapers from around the US and the world for a specific, fairly recent date? As many different editions as possible desirable; I'm making a time capsule for a friend's new baby! [more inside]
posted by penduluum on Aug 3, 2012 - 4 answers

when i find the time capsule, maybe i'll find my memory

I buried a time capsule in our backyard 25 years ago. I'm not sure I remember where I buried it. Can you help me find it without tearing up the yard? [more inside]
posted by raztaj on May 17, 2012 - 10 answers

Shared media and backup for 3 macbooks

In my house, we have three macbooks and one external hard drive full of media. Please help me figure out a system for sharing the hard drive, setting up a media server, and wireless backup. [more inside]
posted by Nickel on Feb 26, 2012 - 9 answers

It's like being a Lovecraft character

My Apple Time Capsule makes noise; it always has but now it's become an issue. It's 5 months out of warranty and I'm looking for options before I trek down to the Genius Bar and beg for help. [more inside]
posted by dolface on Aug 8, 2011 - 4 answers

Apple Time Capsule or other Wifi Access point for Time Machine backups in 2011?

Apple Time Capsule or other Wifi Access point for Time Machine backups? (also when do you think Time Machine refresh will occur?) [more inside]
posted by bottlebrushtree on Jan 24, 2011 - 12 answers

Time Capsule VS Charter's Router

If we stop renting Charter's SMC wireless router what do we need to get/keep in terms of hardware to go from Charter's cable outlet to the Time Capsule? Any experiences switching to Time Capsule with Charter? [more inside]
posted by tangram1 on Nov 28, 2010 - 2 answers

This isn't a time capsule! It's just a bunch of paper!

YANMAG (You are not my Apple Genius): I have a shiny new 1TB Time Capsule, but I can't get the damn thing to work. When I try to configure it and it restarts, my Mac seems to lose its ability to detect it. [more inside]
posted by Schlimmbesserung on Jul 15, 2010 - 13 answers

Second time's the charm?

Please help me rearchitect my Apple-specific wireless home network and iTunes library! Eleven paragraphs of geeky details within (sorry!). [more inside]
posted by The Winsome Parker Lewis on Dec 9, 2009 - 13 answers

Using a Time Capsule to extend a Verizon MiFi's wifi network?

Is it possible use an Apple Airport Extreme base station or Time Capsule to extend a Verizon MiFi's wireless network? [more inside]
posted by ewagoner on Aug 4, 2009 - 5 answers

what to put in a newborn time capsule ?

My nephew/niece is due any minute now. I'm planning a "do not open until 2019" sealed box. Besides newspapers of the day and screenshots of a few websites and bearing in mind that I live in Belgium, what would you put in his/her time capsule ?
posted by Baud on Mar 22, 2009 - 24 answers

Apple connection problems

Apple wireless connection problems. [more inside]
posted by Pants! on Dec 3, 2008 - 17 answers

How to extend a wifi network at home.

Help extending a wireless network? I have a Time Capsule acting as my primary wifi base station. It's in the living room, attached to the only DSL line in the house. It has a great signal all over the house...except of course in my office, in the back room. Any good ideas how to extend the network back there? A few more details inside. [more inside]
posted by barnone on Sep 15, 2008 - 10 answers

Help me lower this time capsule into the ground...

Time capsule/Mac trouble--help me start backing up my data with a minimum of muss/fuss! [more inside]
posted by roombythelake on May 22, 2008 - 9 answers

Don't open my time capsule.

Using Apple's Time Capsule as a wireless router: Privacy issues [more inside]
posted by Pants! on Apr 7, 2008 - 3 answers

Musical Time Capsules

What songs evoke an earlier decade in near-perfect detail, in terms of musical style? [more inside]
posted by Drop Daedalus on Jan 27, 2008 - 53 answers

A Father's Time Capsule to his Daughter

What should I put in a time capsule for my daughter? [more inside]
posted by jonson on Jul 13, 2007 - 27 answers

Fixing a water-logged cassette tape

I have an audio cassette tape which has been waterlogged and soaked in dirt for over 10 years. What are my options for respooling/fixing the tape with its contents intact? [more inside]
posted by 0bvious on Dec 26, 2006 - 12 answers

here I dreamt I was an architect

What would you leave behind in your home for succeeding residents? What do you wish someone else had left for you? [more inside]
posted by metabrilliant on Sep 17, 2006 - 52 answers

Time Capsule Etiquette

I'd like to assemble a small time capsule, and I'd like to drop it into the Atlantic Ocean. How can I do this? [more inside]
posted by cribcage on May 29, 2005 - 23 answers

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