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How to transfer potato chips from a bag into a solid container

A way I use to prevent any part of my hands from getting dirty from eating chips is to transfer a bag of chips from the original bag to a long Pringle cylindrical container, then just hold the ...
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how to avoid coffee and tea at work place

There is always a question which is coming in my mind how to avoid coffee and tea or put it another way how to Reduce number of times which we take coffee and tea a day . When i am in office I usually ...
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How to stop computer screen from glitching when coming out of sleep

So whenever my laptop screen goes to sleep, or if I press the power button off and on again, the screen will flicker with a bunch of pinkish static like effect, until it just goes black, I have to ...
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Straightening curled in file-folders

Going to my workplace, I usually place file-folders in my bag (see figure 1). However, after some time of using this file-folder, the top and top-right are both curled into the middle (see figure 2), ...
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What to decide in my current situation?

To do MS in canada, I have done all the process except fees payment in University. Even my education loan has been approved and booked flight ticket to canada. But my mom got a mild heart attack ...
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Find out area of interest

I don't know whether should i ask the question in this section or not but still forgive me. This question actually I got it from one of my friend. He is 26 years old he has little bit interested in ...
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How to change an unfair situation in an online community?

I have tried to post in a Reddit subdirectory and I got censor. I disagree with their rule and tried to have a private conversation with the mods and I got ban. I created a public post on their ...
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What is the best way to get burdock sticker pieces out of clothing?

I went mushroom hunting last weekend, and my flannel shirt got full of burdock sticker pieces. How do I effectively remove all the burdock seed pieces? Should I wash them with the seed pieces in it ...
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How to take attendance without my part and without disturbing the class

I am working as a TA for a large class (approx 200 students). TAs generally use the following methods to take attendance along with them I listed corresponding issues: 1) Circulating the attendance ...
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Oil spill on high gloss ceramic tile floor

I dropped full bottle virgin olive oil on ceramic white kitchen tiles. I wiped up with a paper towel and used a steam mop to wash the floor, but that actually spread the remaining oil all over the ...
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Spastic cerebral palsy: Tools to help wearing pants

I have spastic cerebral palsy, I walk on walker or walking sticks, Botox and STR treatments are too expensive in my country, my family refuses to let me take relaxants and neural medians because I ...
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What are these black spots in Plastic lids

I have been using borosil lunch box from few months, Borosil lunch box After few days of using it there are few black spots started generating at the plastic lid, I tried removing them using ...
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How to get water from can into bottles with less effort?

Nowadays we are using water container as shown below for drinking water. Suggest any hack to get water without either bending or this manual motor. Note that I have to exchange this water container ...
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how to fix a computer screen that was dropped?

How can I fix a computer screen That I dropped? I tried to glue the pieces together and well it didn't work.
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How to clean up an oil spill on a foam floor?

I have a small section of my office, the kitchen specifically having foam flooring and I spilled some hot sauce that had oils, and since tried many household cleaning products to get it out, but it's ...
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How to get used to a new keyboard in practical exams

I recently had a coding practical examination in school and I was previously using a Mac book while the exam was done on a Stuck on Windows computer. I'm not a very fast typer to begin with, but silly ...
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How to picking broken glass out of gravel, in the rain

Picking up glass on big gravel stones in the rain. How do I pick up the tiny glass shards on the big gravel stones in the rain? I can't find a better day to pick the glass up because I am busy.
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Which chemical is used in hospitals to clean blood stains from bed sheets?

few days back i went to the hospital to meet my relative and i saw many blood soaked bed sheets and i thought Which chemical is used in hospitals to clean blood stains from bed sheets? i googled it ...
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How to shade bubbles well on optical answer sheets

I constantly have exams that require to shade bubbles on an optical answer sheet. Usually I will shade it with a 0.5 (2B) lead mechanical pencil. I think I shade quite hard sometimes(not sure if the ...
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Can I use essential oils instead of athlete's foot cream?

Many essential oils are anti fungal, and have been shown to inhibit or kill athlete's foot. ie. https://ndnr.com/bacterialviral-infections/exploring-essential-oils-in-the-treatment-of-tinea-pedis/ ...
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What is the most efficient / effective way of washing up

For say a family of two parents and two children, what is the most efficient/effective way of washing up? Perhaps the answer is 'get a washing machine', but for those without one for whatever reason ...
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Sweat absorbing ways to improve cosmetic appearances of garments

I live in a country where the average monthly temperature is around 29 degrees and it is very humid here. In addition I belong to the group of people who perspire more than average, just leaving the ...
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DIY paper clipboard that can hold stationery

I find that I do not have enough time to do my school homework. Self-improvement issues aside, one way is to minimise wastage of time, one aspect of it comes from transport which takes up 2h back and ...
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How to unscrew a hexagonal screw without the corresponding key wrench?

Whenever I have to deal with a hexagonal screw I never have the right key wrench. So, is there a way to manage a hexagonal screw without the corresponding key wrench?
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Constant dirt under watch crown stops the clock

The Problem: So basically I have a wrist watch, debris and dirt keeps collecting under the crown. This pushes the crown out, and therefore the clock stops ticking. It has been a couple of weeks now. ...
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How to cure „stickiness“ on walkie-talkie rubber components

I have just retrieved my walkie-talkies from the big storage box where they lived for the last couple of years. The rubber/rubberized components (grip coating, dials, etc.) have gone very sticky to ...
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What wax should I use for a tile top table?

I have a mosaic tile topped table that was given to be by a family member. They provided a can of wax that I used from time to time to clean and polish the table. Unfortunately, I used up the wax and ...
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How can I cover my kettle's spout?

I need something sturdier than aluminium foil or plastic wrap to cover my kettle's exposed spout to block dust from entering, whenever it's not used. Please see beneath. So the covering doesn't have ...
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How can I legally identify pesky robocallers?

I am planning to move to New Hampshire soon, and one of the great benefits of living there is that unlike most states, private citizens can prosecute misdemeanors. That means once I become a New ...
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HDMI screen receiving interference from old wall heater

I have a very old gas wall heater (probably about 40 years old). When the motor for the fan turns on, there is an audible "click" and the HDMI signal is interrupted for a couple of seconds (i.e. the ...
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Plastic wrap sticking to spine of Blu-Ray disc packages

One thing that drives me nuts about Blu-Rays is that for some reason the packaging methodology causes the outer cellophane-like wrap to stick to the spine of disc case, so when you take it off, there ...
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Is there any way to legally watch UEFA Champions League match online without a contract? [closed]

Provided I can move to any country in the world, I'd like to pay to legally watch any single Champions League game without having to subscribe for a season/month/week, buy broadband or tv deal.
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How do you open a bottle like this?

I bought this bottle of fish sauce and cannot seem to find a proper way to open it. Tried some methods but so far all failed 1: using my fingernails to pull the translucent plastic cork upward; 2: ...
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Method for discouraging my bad habit [closed]

I have a probably-not-dangerous habit that I'd like to break. I've heard of people wearing a rubber band on their wrist and stinging themselves with it when they catch themselves doing something they'...
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How to get rid of a mouse from home

Please suggest possible remedies for mouse entering the house. Does ultrasonic repellent work? Please share your experience. Do home remedies work?
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What can I buy cheaply that is dense enough to hold this down?

I bought this nice helping hands to hold my work while soldering but it seems to be designed only for very light objects unless it is clamped into something; otherwise it will tip forward. The problem ...
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How to get all the rice out of the pan?

Often when cooking rice a lot of it ends up sticking to the bottom of the pan and gets wasted. Is there a way to get all the rice out of the pan easily?
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How to prevent NiMH batteries from leaking?

I have a low-power device (2mA max), wherein my NiMH batteries tend to leak. Following the advice of How do I prevent batteries from leaking?, I now have Low Self-Discharge batteries; however, they ...
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Refillable rollerball pen without creating wastes

I am looking to find something like a "sustainable pen". The main idea is to use a rollerball pen (for convenience and ease of use), refillable (to avoid having to throw it away) and avoid using ...
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How to accurately set the date on an analog watch?

I have a number of analog watches that run on button batteries. The batteries run down, get replaced, and then I have to reset the time and date. I remember the original instructions they all came ...
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How can I add an affordable unofficial swing table to a Stressless recliner?

What can substitute the official table? It feels extortionately overpriced at $600 USD.
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How can I quickly remove water from my shower curtain?

After I shower, I like to squeegee water off the shower tiles so mold doesn't grow on the grout. I'd like to get most of the water off my plastic shower curtain too, but I need a life hack to ...
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How to remove blueback from cables?

I currently have some blueback that is stuck on a cable that I own. Normally, you can use blueback to remove blueback. This does not work in my case. I have also tried scraping it off with my nail. ...
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How to apply skin toner with stubble on face?

I don't shave every day. If I try to apply skin toner to my face with a cotton pad, and I haven't recently shaven, then the pad gets carded to shreds against my facial stubble. My toner is expensive,...
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How to Repel Otters from my Boathouse

Otters are cute. What's not cute is the mess they leave when the come into my boathouse and use the deck (and anything laying on it) as a latrine. It smells like fish and urine. The otters must go. ...
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How to clean a bathtub

I used cillit bang on my old plastic bathtub and if destroyed it. I know the best thing to do it to simply use soap.. but that seems to take forever. We have kids who have minor skin issues and have ...
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Lifehacks to adjust sleep cycle?

I'm trying to adjust my sleep cycle to 5 hours earlier than it currently is. I would like to accomplish this within 3 weeks. I've tried incrementally setting an alarm 15 minutes earlier each day, ...
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What is the best way to keep you cat off your car?

Every morning when I wake up, I have cat paw prints all over the car. Is there any way to harmlessly deter the cat(s)?
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What domestic glue to put back a phone's LCD?

I have a new LCD for my HTC phone, but unfortunately it's not press-fit or screw on like some older phones. I have to re-glue it back. What domestic glues (not superglue as I've heard it cracks when ...
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How to remove Henna color from acrylic practice hand board?

I had purchased the acrylic hand for practicing henna design. I applied henna in it but the color is not going. Please provide a solution to clear the color from it or else it won't be of any use to ...

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