Help me find the swift code or domestic routing code for Mexican bank called BanCoppel so I can send money to my friend in Mexico via xetrade. [more inside]
The rubbery casing on my MacBook's charger just split after 6 months of use. I bought this one after the same thing happened to my last one. It's not splitting in the high strain zone near the body of the adapter, but part way down the cord. What's the best way to prevent the cord from splitting further? I've tried electrical tape previously, but it doesn't hold up well and leaves a lot of goopy adhesive behind. Thanks!
What is the cheapest way to transfer money to a friend who is currently in the Middle East? [more inside]
While installing a new car stereo in my 1999 Saturn SW2, I screwed something up, as I no longer get voltage to the orange "constant power" wire (well, sometimes a mere hundredth of a volt!) to my car stereo, and my engine won't crank either! Yet all of my other electronics (headlights, air conditioner, etc.) work fine. Is there a blown fuse preventing power from getting to the starter and the car stereo? If so, where might the fuse be? The fuses in the fuse box are all fine.
I'm looking to turn a chainlink fence, together with lines up to my roof, into a semipermanent trellis. What material should I use to build it? [more inside]
My company and industry is under widespread and sophisticated B2B wire fraud attack. Help me locate the vector or mechanism, please. [more inside]
Mom, who only communicates through e-mail but has a distinctive style and insider information (so I know it's Mom), is traveling in the UK until 4/8/2014. She thought the lost her debit and credit card so she cancelled them. Now she has only her cash which won't get her all the way there. My challenge: figure out (with your help!) the best way to get her some funds so she can enjoy the trip. [more inside]
I've been watching Archer recently, and they had an episode with the super cliched "which wire to cut" scene. This made me wonder, is there any actual real world precedent for cutting a single wire to defuse a bomb (with every other wire resulting in death), or is this entirely a fictional scenario?
My aunt is dying of cancer, and I'd like to help her relive a happy memory. Sometime in the late 80s, we made wire flowers and dipped them in a strong smelling plastic (?) that hardened into clear colored panes. Neither of us can remember what it was called or very many specifics beyond that. It came in a can and we dipped the wire loops directly into it. It hardened relatively hard, and took maybe overnight to cure. What was it? Where can I get some? [more inside]
Looking for a replacement wire pin-back for a button [more inside]
I have Euros in an ICBC account in China, I don't have online banking setup, and I signed, I have signed up for xe.com which didn't help, NYC has an ICBC branch, but I called and they said they can't access my Euros for me (is that true?) What are my options? is there anyway I can get my money without physically travelling to china? I have trusted friends in China, maybe I can add someone to my account from here? or power of attorney? or close my account and have them send me the money to america? any ideas are apreciated
What type and gauge wire should I use to create a Alex and Ani type bracelet?
Tired of the random 'Searching' beep throughout the night waking me up. Help me get some sleep? [more inside]
Small business banking: are great customer service and international wire transfers mutually exclusive?
Seeking new bank for our growing small business. Our priorities are great customer service and seamless international wire transfers. [more inside]
By the final episode of Season 5 of the Wire, just how screwed is SPOILERS INSIDE? [more inside]
Looking for a rubber 'wire' key ring. [more inside]
I want to prevent my new headphones from fraying near the plug. Can you give me tips to prevent this from happening like it always does? [more inside]
What is a cheap yet secure way to send money from Canada to the US on a regular basis? [more inside]
How did Wirephoto (news wire photo transmission) work ca. 1948 or earlier? Transmission over phone lines of...pixels? Was there error correction? Etc. [more inside]
How save is it to give your bank account information to a company for contract work? [more inside]
How do I wire my new bathroom exhaust fan? The old fan has three functions (fan, light, nightlight) and therefore connects to a triple switch on the wall. It also means that there are two runs of wire to it. The new fan has only two functions (fan, light) and therefore only needs one run of wire. How do I wire this thing up; what do I do with the extra run of wire? [more inside]
How can I send money to my parents in the cheap (and easy?) [more inside]
Creativity filter - constructive use for many lengths of 42" long soft steel wire ( 0.086" diameter - approximately 12 gauge ) [more inside]
I'm curious about the theoretical tax situations of characters from The Wire. [more inside]
WireFilter: What's the deal with Brother Mouzone? Accurate from-the-streets representation of idiosyncratic archetype, or straight caricature and relevant only as a plot device? [spoilers therein] [more inside]
Rewiring an old rusted lamp in Brooklyn? [more inside]
I'm trying to pay my (US) HSBC credit card from europe and the credit card company can't find a way to accept my funds. please help me find a way so I don't ruin my credit score...
I'm trying to pay my (US) HSBC credit card from europe and the credit card company can't find a way to accept my funds. please help me find a way so I don't ruin my credit score... [more inside]
Song from the Wire, season 1 episode 6. Here's a Youtube of the scene uploaded by someone else looking for it. It is not "Respect the Nubians" by Positive Black Soul, that comes after. It's not on the soundtrack disc. There are a lot of google hits for people looking for it but no one has found it. Do you know it?
There's a downed cable/wire in my building's backyard. It is similar to this previous question, but there is no serial number on the wire so I can't confirm what it belongs to. Also, one side is attached to our building and the other end is attached to...nothing. What do I do with it? [more inside]
Who's got a interesting idea for a bunch of copper wire? [more inside]
My girlfriend is writing her masters thesis about the series The Wire from the standpoint of a social worker. I'm looking for good sources for her e.g. she told me about a professor who teaches The Wire in his classes (see: Slate article). [more inside]
How to clean rapidly informatic wire (rj11,rj45) ? [more inside]
Recommend us some Tee-Vee! [more inside]
Can I port my existing AT&T Wireless cell phone number to a new Comcast Digital Voice land line account? The 1-800-Comcast customer support rep. said no, but the FCC says "you can switch telephone service providers, including interconnected Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) providers, and keep your existing phone number". What's the final verdict? Anyone have experience with this?
What can I do, aside from the obvious, with fifteen gray, six-foot PC power cables? [more inside]
I am racking my brain over this one. Both Google and IMDB are failing me. In what movie or TV show does a character say the following quote (might not be the exact words): "Can you speak a little louder, only this time into my LAPEL?" See, the character is wearing a wire, and he's not very bright. Help me figure this one out!
I'm looking for online reference sites with guides for the erection of a small guyed radio tower. This is the type that might be used by a highly enthusiastic Ham radio operator in North America. [more inside]
Where to find electroluminescent wire in Los Angeles? Burners, hope me! [more inside]
I'm buying a used RV for $32,000.00. Help me figure out how to best transfer the funds to the seller, within the limitations below, in a way that is easy and trustable to the seller. [more inside]
Window hardware and curtain suggestions for a 12ft opening? [more inside]
How to wire money from Dubai to California? And more importantly - possible legal implications? [more inside]
I'm having trouble finding automotive wiring repair kits. [more inside]
Help. Brain Freeze on line from The Wire. Woke up in the middle of the night trying to remember a link from The Wire. I believe it is the last Season at the start of an episode is in the interrogation room with a kid and says something profound/funny. I think it is the first line of episode. "The thing about being innocent..."? (maybe, not even sure about that start.). Really appreciate the help.
Need to transfer modest amounts of money from UK to a US bank account every 2-3 months. What would be the most cost-effective way to do so? [more inside]
What is the cheapest way to send $4k USD from Greece to US? [more inside]
Does this cable wind-up tool exist? And where can I buy one? [more inside]
I need to do some wire splicing on a set of desktop speakers and I'd like some suggestions for improvement. [more inside]
Wiring question: What is this crazy non-standard switch I need? [more inside]
My recliner sheared through the magsafe power cord attached to my Macbook. Is it safe to attempt to repair it? If so, what do I need and how should I go about making a clean repair? [more inside]
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