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Warm socks for sweaty feet?

I am able to wear normal (thin) socks for about three days at home without them starting to smell. Still, I noticed on many occasions that I sweat a lot more than regular people do. (1-2 days if I am ...
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How to wash dirty underwear?

I was sick and pooped a bit on my underwear (a bit of diarrhea) How do I clean this? I suppose I shouldn't put it into the washer with other underwears and wash at 30C? Most of my underwears say "...
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Need ideas on some better glass washers

I have been using a sponge to clean my drinking glasses. My sponge and hand can not reach the bottom of the glass. Is there something that works better? Thanks.
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Senior Citizen pyjamas trouble

Am a senior citizen with no muscle mass, and I'm fat. My pyjamas keep slipping despite knotting hard. Can't wear elastic due to abdominal discomfort. What other options do I have?
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Shower head vertical on holder. What to do?

I moved to a new apartment and find it difficult to take a shower because the shower head is vertical, when I place it on its holder, so the water is sprayed horizontally. What is the best way to have ...
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Innocuous solution for wiping away pheromone trails from Pharaoh ants?

I previously asked this on reddit, but got no response. The management of my high-rise apartment building has been working with professional pest controllers for the past few years trying to deal with ...
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What is the best way to give music as a gift?

In the old days, you could give someone a CD or a cassette and be pretty sure they'd listen to it. The CD might sit on the table for a day or two but eventually they will put it in their car CD player ...
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How to fix sticky plastic?

I have a music keyboard (Korg PA-3x) and it’s been at the corner of my living room for a year or so without touching it. One day I realised the plastic parts around the screen and the area where the ...
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How can I remove marks off a plastic phone back?

After a while of using a case, the dirt that gets stuck in the case leaves kinda very severe marks on the plastic back of the phone. I have searched everywhere on Google but the results are just how ...
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Is it safe to keep a plasma lighter in my bag? [closed]

So I have a bag where I store my laptop, headphones, swiss army knife and cables on the go, or just hang it around my door handle if I’m home and need something. I recently got a plasma lighter stick ...
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Using cycle for sensitives/handwash/synthetics for all clothes

Is it ok to wash clothes that are marked to be washed in e.g. 40 degrees in regular cycle but instead wash in the cycle for sensitives/delicates/hand-wash (or even synthetics) (30 degrees or cold ...
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How can I paint a sink hole cover?

The sink hole cover was copper, but after years of cleaning, the color is wearing off. I'd like it to be the same color in acrylic paint (which I have) as our faucet, which is bronze. Can this be done?...
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Can a leather shoe torn above the sole seam be repaired?

My leather shoe seems to have its outer part torn right above the sole seam. Here's a picture: Can this be repaired? The only thing I can imagine is to unstitch the sole, put a patch to reunite the ...
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How can I prevent getting toothpaste in my eye?

Sometimes when I put toothpaste on my toothbrush, I get somehow a drop of toothpaste in my eye, even though my toothbrush is more than 50 cm from my eye. How can I prevent this from happening?
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How to remove buildup limescale from glass shower screen?

I've noticed someone posted similar question to my problem and follow the advices offered on that thread. but I still find no solutions to remove the stubborn limescale from my shower screen. I've ...
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How do I properly clean my watch bands?

It's summer again and my watch bands start to stink after a few days wearing them. I have many of them, but I am at a loss in terms of coming up with a good process for properly deep-cleaning them. I ...
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What's the best way to separate a crunchy snack from crumbs

Another half-empty bag of crisps and crumbs… I enjoy crunchy snacks; but, when I open the plastic pillow packets much of the contents has settled leaving half of the bag empty. It's filled with a gas, ...
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How to optimally organize and store clothes in closet?

I recently moved into a place with a large closet. It has many places for hanging things and a few shelves, some with drawers. Now that I moved I noticed I never had much of a system. I had been going ...
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Keeping napthalene balls in computer cabinet to prevent spiders [closed]

Would naphthalene balls help prevent spiders from living in computer cabinet? If won't, what would be helpful. Also, there's dust in it, how can I prevent it too?
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Charging pins stuck in AirPods case

One of my AirPods in my AirPods Pro wasn’t charging recently, so I decided to check out the charging pins in the case. I tried fiddling with them using a toothpick attempting to remove any dust in ...
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How to rid smell from a closed Refrigerator [duplicate]

I was given a refrigerator that has been in storage for almost a year. The door was not propped open and now has a smell. What is the best way to get rid of the smell and will it be safe to use?
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How to eat like normal during major renovations

Our entire kitchen and dining room has been removed from our house. It's gonna take 5 weeks to rebuild and in the meantime, we don't wanna blow money eating out the whole time. We have: power fridge ...
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How to clean fabric-covered light cord

We just hung some pendant lamps that are suspended by the electrical cord. The cord is covered in white fabric that unfortunately got dirty during the mounting process. What's a good way to try to ...
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How to stop a leather ankle strap on sandals from sticking out

I have fairly small ankles, so I tend to wear sandals with ankle straps on their tightest setting. This means that often a fairly long piece of strap is sticking out. It doesn't affect the function of ...
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Has anyone tried using some custom drill bit for can openers? [closed]

Just wondering if anyone has come up with a drill bit attachment that could operate handle for can opener? Yes, I'm lazy! But on those special occasions when I have to open a bunch of veggies and ...
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Remove dish soap residue from tile floor

I have made the mistake of cleaning my ceramic tile floor with dish soap. I also used a lot of it. Now I am left with a sticky residue all over my floor. I tried this process: Mop it up Clean and ...
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Remove unknown white stain (maybe varnish) from polyester shorts

Yesterday I found a translucent, sticky residue on the back of my shorts. It smelt faintly of pine, so I assumed it was pine resin from leaning against a tree somewhere. After washing, however (...
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How can I find SD cards I hid

I had two SD cards with some personal files on them. I would normally keep them in the same discreet place, but they’re not there. I think I must have hidden them somewhere but can’t for the life of ...
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Where can I find one partner to listen to audiobooks together with me online?

Most people listen to audiobooks on their own; afterwards they discuss with others. However, I don't want to listen alone. The idea is that if two people are doing it simultaneously, it's easier to ...
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Mosquito problem

How do you keep mosquitoes out of the bedroom? Am allergic to insecticide spray. I have tried getting net on the windows. But the problem is when I open my door, they easily get in.
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Lip balm looking feminine on man lip

I noticed that lip balm is looking like feminine to me. I thought it happened cause I used too much lipbalm. But later noticed it still looks like feminine when I apply a little lip balm. Is it ...
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Scaring Pigeons - by remote control

I have a problem with pigeons waking me in the early hours of the morning and I want to be able to scare them away from the comfort of my own bed with a press of a button. There are a number of trees ...
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How can I clean the inside of my hanging toilet?

I have hanging toilets built into the wall from Geberit (like these), which I installed 5 years ago. I only started using these toilets one year ago and noticed the water coming out was pretty dirty. ...
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I'm looking for ideas for a wedding ring

My fiance is looking to get me a custom wedding ring and she's asking me for ideas. I'm not used to wearing anything on my hands so automatically I'm thinking of getting a titanium ring because it'll ...
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How to protect floor carpet while using office chair?

I installed new carpet and trying to protect it from few office chairs with wheels (in home office setting). Carpet is medium fleck thick. I checked carpet protectors for office chairs, but this ...
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Can one get electrocuted from wireless (Bluetooth) headphones without a sponge and a covering? [closed]

I have a JBL E-series pair of headphones bought in about year 2018. From some reason the leather-like "Sky" (?) covering of their speakers was peeled off to such a level which I just ...
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How to find out what time electricity got restored?

Let’s say the electricity got cut off and I go to sleep. When I wake up, if the electricity is back, I would like to know what time exactly it got restored. Is there a mechanism I can set up to find ...
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keeping hair "wet"?

I'm a guy and have been experimenting with growing my hair out. My hair is very thick and wavy and by keeping it well-conditioned I've been able to keep it mostly under control while I've been growing ...
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How can I verify that I am talking to who he says he is?

If I am dealing with somebody remotely, via phone and email, how can I verify their identity? The person has presented me credentials, such as copies of passport etc, but obviously just because ...
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How to prevent a robin from banging into a window?

There is a robin that sits on the fence and then flies into the window repeatedly. This happens every day at dawn and dusk, and sometimes in the afternoon. I am pretty sure it sees itself in the ...
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Tips for getting flat reusable food silicone freezer bags completely dry

My question is: how can I get flat food silicone bags completely dry? (I am talking about silicone bags that are small, flat, and rectangular, similar to the ziploc sandwich bags of pre-eco-aware days....
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How and why I am getting this on my jeans?

I been getting these lines on my jeans and I don’t know why. I wash them and tumble dry them. Is it because of washing or drying? Can I fix it? Seem most of jeans have it.
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What kind of security tag is this and how to remove it?

I just bought online a pair of shoes, and the seller forgot to remove the security tag, where this a physical store I would just go back there and kindly ask them to remove it. I tried talking to the ...
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How can we get rid of vomiting in AC buses?

When asked in Quora, this is what someone said about the reason for getting sick while travelling in AC bus or car. It’s the smell of the car seat covers. Our nose can easily take on strong scents of ...
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Remove yellow lilly pollen stain from carpet

My vase of lillies was knocked over and a lot of the pollen went onto my cream coloured carpet. I have since found that we should have used tape or a vacuum cleaner but my husband went at it with soap ...
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Make Color Custom Hoodies

I would like to make hoodies with gradient color for my team, but I can't find any store that suggests that, all that is suggested is a uni-color hoodies which I can print on. Is there any company/...
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spilt milk in a fridge unused for a week seeped into unaccesible areas [duplicate]

Moving house a jar of half used milk was left in which has spilt into the fridge and left for a week! Weve scrubbed it cleaned everything but it’s still obviously in the crevices!! any suggestions as ...
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How to make a large custom-size cardboard box?

My goal is to make a cardboard box that has the very unconventional size of 70" x 20" x 12". It's for transporting a piece of furniture but we don't want it to be any larger than that. ...
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Can you extract the remaining charge on weak alkaline batteries (AA, AAA, 9V, etc.) to charge rechargeable batteries (NiMH or Lithium-Ion)?

Instead of just disposing of weak alkaline batteries, is it possible to extract the remaining charge to charge re-chargeable batteries? I imagine theoretically you can attach the weak batteries to a ...
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How to style overgrown bangs that won’t stay put?

I have overgrown bangs that, when stretched, reach to the end of my nose. They curl into an S shape and won’t uncurl. I’ve tried brushing them out but they still stayed he same way. My bangs that ...

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