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What do these things do?

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What do the flags do?

Do the flags show that something is wrong or inappropriate? PLEASE ANSWER!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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What to do, what to do?

So.... It's me.... Hiyadudez... Here with another forum for y'all... Yeeeaahhh... Anyway. Recently I have been very bored. Very very bored. VERY VERY VERY bored. OH SO SO SO BORED BORED BORED BORED BORED! So yeah. For a while now I have been very bored, and me being myself, I want to make something. I need help, suggestions. Examples: Worlds largest _______ Worlds smallest _______ Really long ______ Working Knex ______ _____ wooden ______ SO yeah. I NEED ideas. Any suggestions?

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What do we do ? Answered

My friend happened to find this website        http://chelnyshops.ru/.  It shows many Instructables,but doesn't have the creater nor is there a link to Instructables.  Just wondered what all of you think.  It doesn't bother me that they want to repost it,but there is no credit to all of us.  I emailed support and they said that Instructables doesn't own our work ,so we have to deal with it on our own.  What is strange to me is that all the pictures and verbiage is on the site but no Name of the maker. Just wondering! Thank you! The Juliart

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What do i do?

Hi, I feel like i have destroyed my life and i dont know what to do but give up in life. Well first it started i had a horrible acid trip a while ago and i still think about that day and i still get the same bad feelings that i got to this day i feel like everyone around me is against me even people i dont know but especially my friends. I have failed all my college classes because i reallly dont know if i wanna do what i am going to college for right now. I have just got two huge speeding tickets and have to go to court and am going to loose my liscense most likely and since im 18 my insurance has gone out the roof and i cant afford to pay for my ticket i just got lime two weeks ago. I was stupidly stupidly stupidly seeing a 15 year old girl and we had sex and her parents found out and they are threatening to put me in jail for statutory rape which this just happened this week. My ex girlfriend just called me and told me i might have a STD cause she got tested and has an std, and i might have given the 15 year old girl the std which would just make my life even better. I really dont know what to do anymore thats why i wrote this cause i was hoping i might be able to understand my life and why i should live.

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A "To Do List"

How cool would it be to have a "to do" list on here? I love the favorites feature, and agree with other posters that it needs to have a way to easily organize your favorites or search within your favorites. (I'm not sure about all it has, can't afford a pro membership yet) But, for those with pro, I could see how a to-do list would be sweet, where you can add an instructable to your "to-do" list and go back later and prioritize the items within it. Kinda like how Amazon has the priority wish lists.

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what to do

Christmas is coming up, yay!!! On the 6th I ordered some shutter shades from www.shuttershadesonline.com My brother is a Kanye West fan. It has been over 2 weeks (almost 3 weeks on christmas) and they still havn't shown up. If they don't come, what do I tell my brother? I'm not too worried, because the thought was there, ordering something 3 weeks before christmas is good i think.

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Boot-to-DOS

Hello everbody. I am working on a project (which you wil find out about in a few months) and I need to know how to boot a windows PC int MSDOS or DOS. I need to be able to run windows programs whil in dos. EXE programs, not self contained. Can someone please help me?

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do you.....

Do you play the halo online free trial? if so, tell me your screen name so i can play against you.

Topic by nerfer192  


Do it yourself

I want to open an interior supporting wall and make a six foot wide by four foot tall pass thru window/bar counter between the kitchen and living room. Do I have to build a header for the opening?

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Nothing to do!!!

Like me and my girl wanna hang out before I leave and we have nothing to do (go to the movies and go to the park/pond don't count cause I'm bored of going there) also her bike is broke :(

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What to do with this? Answered

I have this LCD and another with 41 pin connection, no main board on them only a small control one. Any project ideea is welcomed, and if you have any tips and trick how to do it .

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What to do with...?

I recently received two demo broiler units from my friend's dad. They both each have one broiler unit and a carbon fiber filament inside a quartz tube. (Just what my dad relayed to me from him.) What the hell should I do with these bad boys?

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what to do....

Hi there, I have a lcd screen from a dvd player I took apart and am wondering if anyone has any idea what to do with them. (other than throwing it away, of course :P ) cheerio, D.

Topic by MintGreene  


What To Do? Answered

I received an email from Instructables (on 12/1) that I had a 'Best Answer'. It isn't showing on the topic concerned, or showing in my BA list: https://www.instructables.com/answers/My-brother-brakes-alot-of-things-when-he-is-mad-co/ (I did it!!! I put a link up!!).   Who do I contact?-is it the robot thingy? ('He' has also added one year to my age - this is a criminal offence. Who do I beat to a pulp?).

Question by Z..    |  last reply


What To Do?

I don't know what to do with all this junk I found. Well, not all of its junk, but whatever. Here's the list. -Walkie Talkies with charger -iPod USB cable(Don't have the iPod) -Speaker with wires cut -Old digital camera -Kodak Pony 135 camera -Pentax (program plus?) camera with flash, case, and three lenses. -Squire amp. If you have an idea or have a link please share.

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What Is That Doing There?!

Ok, I was so bored today that i actually sat, and wondered what the little "shelf" on the Caps Lock button was there for on the keyboard.. I mean really, what's its soul purpose in life, what are its goals to accomplish and brag about when its older..

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What to do?

I have a dying mac. More specifically, the moniter is dying. Unfortunatly the way its designed its apparently unfixable. Well instead of being wasteful and throwing it out any ideas to make it useful? I am saving for a new one and it'll take me a couple of months, until then I wanted to brain storm. I have the G5 http://images.google.com/imgres?imgurl=http://www.mp3-music-player.com/news/05_05/images/Apple_iMac_g5.jpg&imgrefurl;=http://www.mp3-music-player.com/news/05_05/Apple_g5.html&h;=342&w;=350&sz;=7&hl;=en&start;=2&um;=1&usg;=__hStptTAEa_XsrmyAgcrBe9RkqaI=&tbnid;=TbBXBgpVwRHQ8M:&tbnh;=117&tbnw;=120&prev;=/images%3Fq%3Dmac%2Bg5%26um%3D1%26hl%3Den

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What NOT to do.

Not sure whether this is a contest idea, or just a philosophy, but the idea that we learn more from our mistakes rings true.  Although it might be tediously long at times, I'd kinda like to see some -ibles that include the messy details of attempts that didn't quite work, what was learned, and how. Sometimes tangents xyz come out of an attempt to acheive abc. y'know- the happy accident.  Examples?: I was annoyed with Apple for making a keyboard with light grey lettering on white keys. I like to dim the lights, and am not really a touch typist. So, I photocopied the keyboard, increased contrast, and printed this onto transparent sheet with adhesive backing (available at a photocopy place. Fed-ex, kinkos, i don't recall)  Turns out that the ink on those copies is on the top surface of the plastic. After cutting out my qwerty stickers, I found that the ink wears off the surface.  Not only that, but after peeling the stickers off, the goo remains. (sigh)   So, if u use this technique, put clear tape over the clear photocopy. I just bought a microwave with grey on black keys. I may havta explain to the copyshop why I'm photocopying my microwave. ;) Any other examples?

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how do you do hypnotism?

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how do you do an instructable?

I need to know how to do an instructable... please somebody tell me!

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How do you do an aeriel? Answered

I was just wondering how to do an aeriel.

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Bluejacking how do i do it?

I have a moto Vu204

Question by Zaphod Beeblebrox    |  last reply


What are these parts and what do they do? Answered

When I was taking apart these computers I got at a yard sale, I came across these parts. What are they and what do they do?

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What is this and how do you do it? Answered

I am wondering what the hell this flame thing is and how to do it: http://memebase.com/2011/07/21/memes-senor-gif-i-dont-want-to-set-the-world-on-fire/ Thanks, josh1324

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What do I do now?

I am learning how to play guitar. I know the chords, and can transition. I can look at tab and figure it out pretty quick. I just need to know what I do now. I tried learning barre chords, but I cannot do them yet. Help?

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what do these features do on a multimeter??

I went to this website to help me find a multimeter and these features were in the filter that i either dont know what they are/do or know if they are important. so can anyone tell me what these features do on a multimeter, what they are used for, and if they are important. 1. frequency 2. period 3. ratio 4. temperature 5. Vp-p 6. diode 7. continuity 8. 2/4 wire resistance 9. conductance 10. dBm 11. duty cycle 12. inductance. 13. pulse 14. TRMS 15. capacitance note: they have said that capacitance doesnt need to be a feature do to problems and i want to use a multimeter to simple to complex electronic projects like on instructables.com and robotics when i get to that level. thanks

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What do I do now?

Had an old laptop that had been rode hard and put away wet, given to me. It had a broken LCD, well I'm not one to just throw something away because it is broken, na, I visit "instructables.com" and find a use for it. It was kind of neat to examine the LCD assembly. Question is, there are so many neat things in there and I don't have the foggest idea of what I can do with them. Items such as: 1. The backlight assembly, aprox 1/16 dia floresent lamp about 10" long with controlor board. How can you determine the voltage, input and output points and such. Sure would be a shame to "blow" this thing using the "by guess and by golly" method to make it work. My guess is it would make a neat light for a picture or something like that. 2. Two sheets of simi-opeic plastic which appear to be horzontial and vertical orienated somethings. 3. A plastic sheet with at least 34,542 dots on it (that's where I quit counting). This alone would make a good "dot-to-dot" playing board for some "very little people". Need a better idea of what to use it for. Any ideas of something these items would be usefull for?

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I want to do Parkour...what do I do? Answered

Hello, so I've seen Parkour, it's good, its cool, and it looks like a lot of fun, and, unfortunately, a bit dangerous. I want to get into it, but I'm not very athletic, I'm in martial arts so I have a bit of balance/agility/coordination, so at least I have something, but I'm not in shape.:( I've seen a bit of tutorials and I know I that even with practice, I'm not strong enough to do most of that, so I was wondering if anyone had any suggestions for some exercise I might be able to try to practice for this.  Any ideas? (PS: First post of anything on Instructables, except for comments, so yay!) (PPS: Any ideas for protection when I'm doing this?) (PPPS: Following most exercise Instructables found in the Exercise guide already)

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How do you do text boxes

How do you do text boxes

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What do you do on your birthday?

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What do I do with a spare CPU?

I wonder what I could do with a spare CPU i have?

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Is there any projects do do with an old compressor??? Answered

I have a old Campbell Hausfeld that wont compress air I would like do do something with it instead of thring it out. Any ideas???

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What Do You Do With Your Laptop?

Asus, a sponsor of Instructables, has put together WePC where they are asking for input on their next generation laptops. As part of their sponsorship, they've asked my opinion on various aspects of laptops. Most recently What do I do with my laptop?What do you do with your laptop? Think of things you do everyday, every week, every month, or once a year.

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How do I do this on my computer? Answered

I got a web cam pointed at the bike rack, but how do I run a night of video?

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This is why Makers do what we do

David Malki, who draws the Wondermark online comic, has been doing a series of DIY-themed strips for the past two weeks.  The last one, with Maker's mottos, is a great presentation of why we do what we do.

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WHAT EVER YOU DO DO NOT READ THIS!!!

Nah, i dont really care, whats your favorite muscle car?

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What do I do with powdered glass? Answered

 I made a tool that turns glass into fine powder. The powder is quite pretty, and I originally intended to use it as frit. As it turns out, this glass powder does not make very good frit...so what do I do with it?

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How do I do the Apple tab? Answered

I just watched this video : https://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Upload-Images-to-Instructables-from-iPhoto/ . How does he do the Apple tab ?

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What do I do with a couple of friends?

  I'm 12 years old and me and my friends haven't been enjoying our times together. Can you help us find something to do over a weekend. We like Nerf, music, movies, jokes, food, and fun. Please! We're hopeless! -Larry-

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Ideas for things do do with iPod box

Hey everybody.  Today i found the boxes from my iPod touch and an Apple charger. I have seen what people have done with such boxes (speakers and protection) But that's not what i would like to do with them, but i don't know what else to do, so I am asking for inspiration and/or other instructables :-)

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Im sick what do I do? Answered

I had my 1st audition today and it was horrible I was sick and my voice was to squicky it ruin the hole song ,mostly. and the talent show is going to be on may 30 and ive been sick since april 4 and I still don't recover. and I drink medicine every day now. what should I do to recover?

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How do i do it? RC Cooler

I'm building a RC cooler with a PVC frame to "Make my mark" at the science field trip next year in 8th grade. I need a circuit I plan to use 2 motors, like a tank, to turn. Right wheels speed up and it turns left. viceversa. If anyone can help me... (same model cooler in pic)

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HELP!! WHAT DO I DO HERE?

Can anyone explain this to me in simpler terms i do not understand it t is a bit confusing?? For Windows Vista Click Start and then click Explore to open Windows Explorer. On the Organize menu, click Folder and Search Options. Click the View tab. In the Advanced settings list, select Show hidden files and folders under Hidden Files and Folders. Clear the Hide extensions for known file types check box. Click OK to close the Folder Options window.

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What do you all do for a living?

Hi guys, I'm Anna, a college sophomore and I've always loved crafting. I could get into almost anything, sewing, ceramics, woodworking, drawing, 3-d art, cooking, etc. Anything where I get to use my hands. I come from a family that isn't that well off and have always thought that art and crafts would come second in my life, something that I'd do during my pass time. And maybe after I retire and have saved up enough money, I could open a craft store or a coffee shop filled with books and crafts - some combination of all the things I love. I'm a psychology and neuroscience major and plan to probably get a PhD and work at a hospital or at a research university. I love people. I think we're capable of so much.. I might just become a counselor - I don't know. This has been my plan for a while but sometimes - or most of the time- all I find myself is dreaming about making things. I'm just so afraid that it isn't something that I can depend on. I'm not guaranteed safety and stability. So I'm wondering, What are you guys doing with your life right now? Have you had a similar dilemma? Do you do arts and crafts just whenever you have free time? Do you do it for a living? Suggestions?? Thanks guys! Happy Holidays!

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Any ideas what do do to this fan?

And i would also like to add some leds i have, any idea how to set it up. I have some 12V power supplies but i want it all in a box. Take note it will be a wooden box. If you have any questions on info you need please ask below. Here are the fan specs: Model: 900-4152 Power needed: 120V AC 60Hz 11 Watts Impedance protected

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What do I do with all this cable?

So my dad often brings home scrap wood and the sort from his job but recently he has been doing something or other with stainless steel cable, cutting it up for whatever. Anyway, I now find myself with at least 50 pieces of this high quality stainless steel cable that is just thinner than what I have to tie out my dog. I'm not sure what size it is, but I counted around 20 strands on one of the frayed cuts. It all averages about 4-5 feet, but it ranges from a few 1 foot sections to quite a few ~6 feet sections.  I would love to find a way to put this all to use in a clever way, but who knows how long it might be before I think of something myself? My first instinct: Ask Instructables! If you have any ideas at all, please leave a comment as to what I might do with this. I'm going to ask my friends as well but I bet some of the more experienced people here might have some good suggestions.  Something I would like to know is what is the best way to link these together, if I want something longer?  Any suggestions welcome, thanks. 

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What the blazes do i do next????

Having always known in some way that i had some kind of a 'wiring fault', and having for about the last 20years suspected (in pretty much the same way as i 'suspect' that the sun will rise tomorrow morning) that it was Aspergers syndrome, I took your test. My results were 18/200 neurotypical and 188/200 Aspie. I then researched further and took the 'Baron Cohen test' on another site where my score was 45 (scores of 26-32 are considered borderline aspergers in this test). Should i go and see my doctor and ask for further tests or should i go to someone more specialized? I live in the UK by the way and i am a 42 year old male.

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