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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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Makeshift bookends when you don't have anything to use [closed]

I read through the list of ideas to use for bookends and I have none of those. What do you do if you have nothing. Then what?
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Remove unknown white stain (maybe varnish) from polyester shorts

Yesterday I found a translucent, sticky residue on the seat 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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I need to alphabitize my cd's and am confusing myself by also trying to go by genre [migrated]

I've bought 2 soft cases to put my 500 or so cd's which hold 400 each. Is there a program that allows me to speak, rather than type the information to sort them alphabetically?
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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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How To Move Antique Chairs Across Country [closed]

My aunt in California wants my grandmother's 2 antique wooden chairs, and I want them out of the house! I'm in Maryland, and it seems to be up to me to figure out the cheapest way of getting them to ...
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Less bulky ratchet strap to tie two hexagonal dumbbells

What kind of tie could I use to tie two dumbbells of roughly the same size ? I tried the typical auto ratchet strap but it's really bulky - I don't like that huge piece of metal hanging on the side. ...
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Monochrome printing with non-black ink?

I draw comics, and for part of my workflow, I print software-modified "pencils" in light blue onto the paper, then draw the final inks over that. The blue layer doesn't show up in scans or ...
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Is there something I can lay on my phone's screen to emulate my finger?

Long story short, I need to hold down a button for long periods of time for a game, and I'd really rather just put the phone down and lay a sausage on it or something, but you know... I'd rather not ...
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How to fix a ballpoint-ink pen that is dry

I just bought a Uniball pen which is fairly expensive compared to other pens which are one tenth of its price. It worked with me for a day very well, then it suddenly became dry and doesn't write ...
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How to remove wrinkles from puffer jacket?

I have a puffer jacket that looks something like this. How to remove wrinkles from it. Its a new jacket, still it started to show wrinkles too early. I think the puff is compressed. What should I do? ...
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USPS Priority Mail pickup date for online created label [closed]

This question is concerned for people in the United States. I have created a Click-N-Ship priority mail label and the label is dated 18th Jan 2022 (see the screenshot at the end). I also want to ...
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How to get detergent smell out of silicone utensils

I've bought a squeezy silicone toy and some kitchen utensils in a chemical store and didn't notice they smell a LOT under 2 masks (2 cause I'm allergic and sharp chem smells irritate my pharynx quite ...
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How do I get hair out of little castor wheels, like the ones on those little table/cart things sometimes used in hospitals [duplicate]

Or is there a way to prevent hair from tangling around them
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Salt Shaker Humidity is a big problem in the Caribbean- Any mechanism besides the rice?

Salt shaker clogging is a big problem in the Caribbean- A older friend said his mom had these little Japanese porous tiles she add to her shakers. They worked great and could be re-used over and over ...
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How to prevent and remove book fungus

I store all my books in a closed (but not airtight) wall mounted cupboard and I try to remove any dust which I see on the books and the shelves. Despite this, due to high humidity the infrequently-...
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white patches on bald head [closed]

I decided to go bald since I was losing hair anyway, but i did not expect the white patches. Any idea what can be done to get rid of it? I have heard of applying lemon for half an hour and rinsing it ...
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What is a pet-safe cleaner to use on carpets?

It poured last night and rain leaked from my ceiling and soaked up a portion of my carpeted floor. I've been laying down paper towels and towels to soak up some of the moisture but there is still some ...
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Is there a way to ping my phone WITHOUT using an app or using Apple's Find My app or using Apple Watch?

I realize I can use my Apple watch to ping my phone or use Apple's Find My app to ping my phone. But, I am looking for a creative way to ping my phone without the use of an app by simply using a no ...
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How can I remove curry powder stains from a wooden table?

I have a wooden table, at least 10 years old. It has yellow stains on it, presumably from a curry. I don't know what kind of powder/curry caused the stain. The stains are difficult to remove -- no ...
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How can I prevent spiders from setting up home in my car's wing mirrors?

I have spiders that like to spin large messy webs on my car's wing mirrors. They hide inside the body of the mirrors and only come out to collect their prey or spin their webs at night. I've tried ...
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Flash card book

Good afternoon, I wanted to make a flash card book. Has any one out there made one before? Anyone with experience and helpful ideas are greatly appreciated.
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How to filter out bird chirping from the background in live teams / zoom calls

I have to move to our living room where we do have two budgies. If I will be in a zoom or teams call and I talk, they will start talking as well. Currently I am looking for a nice setup to filter out ...
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How to restore a rubberized coating on a smartphone after getting hand sanitizer on it?

I have a waterproof Android smartphone that has rubberized edges. I recently picked up the phone after using hand sanitizer at a medical facility. Now the rubberized sections of the edges are very ...
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How to avoid getting COVID in an air-conditioned office building [closed]

I work in an office in a building with central air. I leave the office door closed when I am inside, and no one else comes in. I don't know much about the ventilation in the building, other than that ...
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Blocking noise by applying pressure over your ears when sleeping due to noise sensitivity issues

I have a question similar to the question 'Is it possible to create "over-the-ear" ear "plugs" for sleeping?', which was closed when posted on Engineering Beta. The poster wrote ...
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How to remove laundry detergent smell from book?

I ordered a paperback book from Amazon and the laundry detergent smell is potent. I suspect it must’ve been stored right next to the detergents or other cleaning agents? There’s even a small blue ...
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