Questions tagged [organization]

Hacks related to the efficiency and aesthetics of storage.

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Best Way To Sort Trading Cards

I have over 10,000 hockey cards that I am trying to sort and somehow put them on the computer. Is there any programs or scanners that can do this? If not what would be a fast way to enter them into ...
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How to correctly apply sticky notes as bookmarks in notebooks

The problem(s) that I face : The edges get deformed, due to which text written on it is not visible. Most of the sticky notes lose their gum. Any suggestions to prevent this are welcome.
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How to segment ones life/data?

I find myself thinking about organizing my digital stuff again. The whole thing started with the thought "What would the optimal folder structure look like?". Thinking about this, I came to the ...
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How can you store leftover collar stays (“bones”)?

Plastic "collar stays" are supposed to be removed from men's shirts when they are being washed and dried. I've been keeping mine in a small plastic bag on a closet shelf above my dress shirts. The ...
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How to reset sleep schedule [closed]

My sleep schedule is really messed up. I stay up well past midnight and I feel like I need at least 1 nap during the day. How can I reset it? At times I find it impossible to stay awake when I should ...
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Hanging Organizer in Bathroom

I'm trying to design a shelf of sorts I can make that would hang on a bathroom door to accommodate a few bottles, combs etc. and a rod for hanging a towel to dry. Basically everything I need after a ...
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Box to store non-files in filing cabinet drawer

I recently acquired a vertical 4-drawer Letter-Sized hanging file cabinet. I thought it would free up so much space, seeing as I had so many bankers' boxes of files. It didn't work out that way. ...
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How To Organize My Desk [closed]

When I clear my desk up, a few days later it is messy again. It is big but I have many things that I forget to clean up after using them. I tried a few things: Having a little reminder Each object ...
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System for organizing worn but still clean clothes [closed]

I'm looking for a system to keep track of when clothes need to be washed, for example a shirt that's only been worn for a few hours probably doesn't need to go in the laundry. The system of just ...
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What's a good way to track my correspondence? [closed]

I'd like to engage in a more extensive letter-writing correspondence. However, I'm so tied to being able to see the "history" of any exchange (instant messaging, email, texting, etc.) that I find it ...
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Keep deodorant container/bottle from always falling in cabinet?

Deodorant containers are almost all designed with a base so thin, that no matter how precautious you are, when you reach to get something in your well organized bathroom cabinet, they always seem to ...
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Sitting pillows of a couch keeps moving from place

I have a couch, and the sitting pillows always move from their place after a few days and I need to rearrange them. I thought about using a strong velcro, but I'm not sure it will do the work. Any ...
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Can I make a paper organizer with a small footprint?

I don't have much floor space for my stuff and have a really hard time getting organized. Any suggestions would be helpful.
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Keeping books in an organized manner without using a bookshelf

I was looking to buy a bookshelf to store my books until after I saw that my neighbor friend bookshelf was attacked by white ants secretly, where he found almost half of the books were damaged. So, I ...

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