Hi I have issued an I'ble this afternoon but since, I have lost it. It says 22 (the correct number) in the "YOU" interface but my profile displays only 21 (see pic). I am using Firefox53 on W10. does the same with edge. cleared cache with no success. Can you help? thx B.

Topic by BaptisteL8 2 years ago  |  last reply 2 years ago


This forum is all about LOST, if you don't know what LOST is, it's a TV show! Now, it is not just any TV show but it happens to be the best TV show ever made. I know it's a little off topic for this site but I really do not care seeing as how many people like LOST. If you want to start watching LOST and have never seen an episode before...or maybe you have seen an episode or two...or maybe you missed an episode...they can all be found at www.abc.com just click FULL EPISODES at the top of the page and when the new screen comes up look to the left and click the season you want to watch and the episode!

Topic by killajones 11 years ago  |  last reply 10 years ago

Lost In Space

The brothers finished setting up, grabbed their head-sets, twiddled the knobs on their portable receivers, hit the record button and listened."Come in" "come in" "come in" "Listen! Come in!" "Talk to me!" "I am hot! I am hot!" "Come in!" "What? Forty-five?" "What? Fifty? Yes." "Yes, yes, breathing." "Oxygen, oxygen!" "I am hot. This is this dangerous?"The brothers looked nervously at one another. They only fully understood the Russian later when their sister translated for them, but the desperation in the woman’s voice was clear. Its an extremely interesting read about Russia's missing cosmonauts...LINK

Topic by bumpus 10 years ago  |  last reply 10 years ago

Membership Lost

Hi my name is sebastian, I had a problem with my subscription on instructables i paid 3 moths subscription, and it was gone when i change browser, because i was having trouble downloading a PDF from a walking 3D printing hexapod on safari so i go to chrome and didn't work to, so now i don't have my PDF and my subscription neither, I already  send a mail with PayPal´s payment and explain what happen to 3 different instructables mails. And now how did i know that in 3 moths ill have not to pay for something i don't have, im really worried about that they don't answer and don't know what to do, ill appreciate any kind of useful information. thanks.

Topic by bf. castillo 5 years ago  |  last reply 5 years ago

Lost in translation

This is just plain funny. http://tashian.com/multibabel/This website basically takes any inputted english phrase and translates it back and forth through 5 languages using babelfish. The results are often peculiar, if not downright stupid.Some examples:I'm a little tea pot, short and stout.translates toThey are a small POTENTIOMETER, short circuits and a beer of malzes of the tea.a cookie is just a cookie, but fig newtons are fruit and cake.translates tobiskuit has expert of biskuit, but Newton von Fig is fruit and hardens.When the moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie, that's amore.translates toIf the moon fixes its eye like a great vector of Fleischpie of the vector of Pizzapie, is the lover.And my personal favourite so far:I think therefore I amtranslates to:Task that is therefore

Topic by whatsisface 10 years ago  |  last reply 10 years ago

Lost Foam?

Hi guys, I've been messing about with lost foam aluminium casting here in the UK. I've tried packing expanded polystyrene, and Jablite but they seem really difficult to get a good finish on the foam patterns. I want to be able to machine them, or use them in a basic foam lathe. I know that in the States they have a denser finer grained insulation material (blue and pink in colour). These both seem to be better for obtaining surface finish. I've tried to Google the stuff over here but it seems to be silly prices. Does anyone have any links to UK sites that sell a similar product? I was wondering if the harder stuff that you saw up and stick between the rafters for loft conversions would work as this seems a much denser fine grain foam to me. Any ideas or advice would be appreciated.

Topic by marshon 9 years ago  |  last reply 9 years ago

Getting lost

I just go lost today while I was out on my bike and it was around 100 degrees. My god that sucked because the way I was going when I got lost was down hill foe about 15 mi. so I had to find my way back to my house going uphill.

Topic by Pat Sowers 11 years ago  |  last reply 11 years ago

Lost the link

Lost the link to portable media player using Raspberry Pi, 30W Stereo Amp with Bluetooth (MCM) and LiOn battery. Can you help me find so I can finish project?

Question by biglabrat 4 years ago  |  last reply 4 years ago

Draft lost!

I just spent about three hours preparing an Instructable on Arduino. It was saving automatically many times and displayed "Saved" message. However, when I closed the browser tab and re-opened it - the draft was in very old version like yesterday. Where did all my text gone? I am very upset and disappointed :-((( Any chance to get it back?

Topic by martynov 3 years ago  |  last reply 3 years ago

Mr.Common sense lost

No common sense these days, eh? London Times Obituary of the late Mr. Common Sense 'Today we mourn the passing of a beloved old friend, Common Sense, who has been with us for many years. No one knows for sure how old he was, since his birth records were long ago lost in bureaucratic red tape. He will be remembered as having cultivated such valuable lessons as: Knowing when to come in out of the rain; why the early bird gets the worm; Life isn't always fair; and maybe it was my fault. Common Sense lived by simple, sound financial policies (don't spend more than you can earn) and reliable strategies (adults, not children, are in charge). His health began to deteriorate rapidly when well-intentioned but overbearing regulations were set in place. Reports of a 6-year-old boy charged with sexual harassment for kissing a classmate; teens suspended from school for using mouthwash after lunch; and a teacher fired for reprimanding an unruly student, only worsened his condition. Common Sense lost ground when parents attacked teachers for doing the job that they themselves had failed to do in disciplining their unruly children. It declined even further when schools were required to get parental consent to administer sun lotion or an Elastoplast to a student; but could not inform parents when a student became pregnant and wanted to have an abortion. Common Sense lost the will to live as the Ten Commandments became contraband; churches became businesses; and criminals received better treatment than their victims. Common Sense took a beating when you couldn't defend yourself from a burglar in your own home and the burglar could sue you for assault. Common Sense finally gave up the will to live, after a woman failed to realize that a steaming cup of coffee was hot. She spilled a little in her lap, and was promptly awarded a huge settlement. Common Sense was preceded in death by his parents, Truth and Trust; his wife, Discretion; his daughter, Responsibility; and his son, Reason. He is survived by his 4 stepbrothers; I Know My Rights, I Want It Now, Someone Else Is To Blame, and I'm A Victim. Not many attended his funeral because so few realized he was gone. If you still remember him, pass this on. If not, join the majority and do nothing.

Topic by Mr.Commonsense 10 years ago  |  last reply 10 years ago

Lost item finder?

Is there some instructable for this? Basically, just a penny sized sticker that can be placed on any item. If lost, then a device could easily scan for them (5 feet radius range, maybe) I've searched for systems like this, but they're all expensive.  It should be pretty simple, maybe passive RFID tags, and some kind of device that detects if it is closer or farther. I've checked on reader, but any cheap ones are in the $160 range and 3 inch distance. Long distance ones are like 500 and above. Except readers aren't really necessary. There isn't really any information that needs to be read. Just a way to tell if the signal is closer. Something like that could probably made in the $20 range but i wouldn't know I'm asking cause I lost the memory card for my camera (case and all). It was sitting on a desk, then it wasn't. It had some vacation photos that i hadn't transfered to PC yet. It was a grueling search, and I couldn't find it.  At some point in our lives, everyone needs something like that. Losing something important sucks, expensive or not.

Topic by alester333 8 years ago  |  last reply 8 years ago

Competitor's lost touch?

So I've known this for awhile and to be honest it doesn't bother me to badly but my Zip series is much more popular than my Competitor series. The first Zip has more views than my first Competitor which has been out for months, but I do realize the philosophy out with the old, in with the new so I could see the original Competitor collecting dust, after all, it doesn't even have a mag lock! Anyway the main reason I'm starting this forum topic is to find out what you like about the Zip series. Has it been the concepts I have been applying in each pump action model? Was it the styling, which was more spontaneous and sci-fi? Maybe it was a hidden preference for the ergonomics of pump action. The truth is, I don't know and I want you knexer's to tell me what you like or dislike about my Zips and Competitors. Using this information I will be able to build a better Competitor or maybe just refocus on building Zip4.

Topic by JonnyBGood 5 years ago  |  last reply 5 years ago

Lost my Instructable

I do I find my lost Instructable? It was lost last night just as I was ready to submit to the glow contest.

Topic by cityup 10 years ago  |  last reply 10 years ago

lost wax casting

Newkidontheblock. looking for authentic instuctions how to go about making lost wax castings of chess pieces (in aluminium )dozens of them ????

Topic by golodenboy6 11 years ago  |  last reply 11 years ago

Lost Gps Signal

I want to map out a mountain bike trail with lots of trees and valleys. I can't get a signal with my GPS. Any suggestions to boost the range?

Topic by dogsrcool2me 12 years ago  |  last reply 12 years ago

Lost Intro text

The Intro text for my instructable TRON inspired glow in the dark drinks has vanished. Did I accidentally delete the entire step or is this some sort of bug?

Topic by ModMischief 8 years ago  |  last reply 8 years ago

Lost published instructable

I have seem to have lost my latest Instructable "Sustainable Living Ideas". When I first published it I ran for a day or two in--Recent Green. It shows up in my YOU box and the only views I seem to be getting are when I look at it. I hope someone can tell me what is going on . Thank you mr.green

Topic by mr.green 10 years ago  |  last reply 10 years ago

The Lost Ring ARG

We just sat in on our friend Jane McGonigal's SXSW talk on how life could be far more awesome and rewarding were it organized more like alternate reality games, and were lucky enough to get a peek into her new game, The Lost Ring.The concept is pretty neat: Ariadne woke up blindfolded in a corn maze outside of Johannesburg with no memory, Olympic-calibur athletic skills, and a tattoo bearing the words "trovu la ringon perditan" -- Esperanto for "find the lost ring." She sets out to find what is happening to her, and discovers others with similar stories.There's already a wiki, and the game will almost certainly spawn offshoot projects all over the net and physical world.Background info:The Lost Ring is a global alternate reality adventure created in partnership between McDonald's, AKQA and Jane McGonigal. Designed in collaboration with the IOC, The Lost Ring invites players from across the globe to join forces online and in the real world, as they investigate forgotten mysteries and urban legends of the ancient games. The Lost Ring recognizes McDonald's historic sponsorship of the Olympic Games, and brings the spirit of the Games to people around the world.It started a week ago and should run for around 6 months. Go check it out, and join up!

Topic by canida 11 years ago

Gamings Lost Gems

There are many games out there that have seemed to escape the public eye and has slipped under a sea of top-tier titles and remain unknown to many unfortunate gamers out there. I call upon the eccentric and the wise to cast their knowledge of lost gaming gems to those of us here, and let us have a few hours of gaming goodness. Remember that this is only for the lesser known titles, not the best or worst games. Thank you, and have fun.

Topic by Thergox 6 years ago  |  last reply 6 years ago

Lost text in instructable

I went back to an old instructable(https://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Weave-on-a-Frame-Loom/ ) to answer a question posted in a comment when I noticed that the text is missing from step 2.  I am pretty sure there was something written in step 2, but it seems to have disappeared.  I don't have a pdf copy of the instructable nor do I remember what was written there.  Is there any way to retrieve it, I tried using the history to revert to a previous version, but there was no previous version to revert to.  I have no idea when it had disappeared or why.

Topic by ChrysN 6 years ago  |  last reply 6 years ago

Lost Entry - Help!

I submitted my entry, "The Window Refrigerator, modernized from the last Depression - a green money saver" before midnight eastern time Nov. 2nd. I did do some editing and revisioning up until about 1am eastern time. I haven't seen it in the contest, although it does appear in the regular instructables. Did I screw up by continuing to edit? I am new at this and want to understand how things are done so I can do it right next time. Thank You, Anima! X

Topic by Anima! X 10 years ago  |  last reply 10 years ago

if u were to recomend a instructable what would it be?

If u were to recomend a instructable what would it be?

Question by 9 years ago  |  last reply 9 years ago

lost password and linked email

Is there some way to recover a password to an account other than through email. my old email got hacked and now im locked out of it.

Topic by RedDeadFred 7 years ago  |  last reply 6 years ago

Contest prize lost in transit?

I won a contest two months ago, and received two shipment notifications (suggesting the prize was split into two parcels?). One parcel arrived shortly after, the other is still missing. Who do I talk to?

Topic by xGrape 4 years ago  |  last reply 4 years ago

Lost posting to 'bugs' forum.

  I submitted a new bug report to the bugs forum around 07:00 PDT and received a 'message submitted' banner. The message has not appeared in the forum after 5 hours. The report related to a misleading e-mail message which I will resubmit in full if it doesn't appear, but this report is to alert you to the inordinate delay / loss of the original message. (Of course, there's no guarantee the same won't happen to this posting #;¬)

Topic by AndyGadget 7 years ago  |  last reply 7 years ago

i lost my family vedio in my computer

Can somebody can me? i lost my family vedio in my computer and i dont know why, i can not find them in the recycle bin.they are imporant to me?

Question by a357271913 7 years ago  |  last reply 7 years ago

Text Disappeared When I went to Preview

While I working on my Instructable I went to preview the document and all of the text was lost from it. When i went back to the editing space it wasn't there either. I frequently saved throughout making my instructable. Is there any way to recover this text? Is there a reason this happened?

Topic by Laclark 7 years ago  |  last reply 7 years ago

where are all my favorite?

I recently checked my favorites and I found only 52 of my 200 what happened?

Topic by Robertofromitaly 2 years ago  |  last reply 2 years ago

What happened to barrax? Answered

The knexer. He stopped posting the middle of last year and has a line though his name. What happened to him?

Question by tytiger33 8 years ago  |  last reply 7 years ago

car key homing device?

Something  small enough to attach to my key ring so I can find them when I loose them

Question by sakurai 9 years ago  |  last reply 9 years ago

Answers keep vanishing? Answered

As regulars will know I answer a lot of questions (rightly or wrongly!) BUT I have noticed recently that a few of my answers disappear - anyone else noticed this?

Question by rickharris 4 years ago  |  last reply 4 years ago

my questions aren't turning up? Answered

Hey i have recently posted two questions but neither have turned up, on unanswered or recent? i am not even sure if this one will register can someone help me?

Question by AussieAnglerGal 7 years ago  |  last reply 7 years ago

Where is My I'bles?

Hi! Today I post a step by step guide: https://www.instructables.com/id/Mobile-Rock-Launcher-Platform-MORLAP/ I can reach it following the link, but if I go to recents, I can't found it... Where it is? Thanks!

Topic by mikolynn 4 years ago  |  last reply 4 years ago

I really need help, please!

I don't know what mistake I did, but my anterior identity (Lindsley), with four instructables, was now dbrt60, with none! How can I retrieve my old identity? Thank you very much. Lindsley

Topic by dbrt60 7 years ago  |  last reply 7 years ago

Membership laid an egg again

My pro membership laid an egg again. This happened once before where it won't let me do pdf's or anything in the pro fields. Can someone else help? I paid for a 2 year pro membership and it isn't up yet. HELP

Topic by etvanaman 7 years ago  |  last reply 7 years ago

Hi! I cant seem to find my recently published ible' when i search for it. Whats wrong? Answered

I find it if i look among my published ibles but want my friends to find it more easily. It should show up in sports and crafts. Or am i doing somethin wrong? Please advise.

Question by Vidar_76 9 years ago  |  last reply 9 years ago

Missing Instructable and time out issues

As usual i'm still having problems with my session timing out after about 15 to 20 minutes on Win XP and Google chrome. Now one of my instructables is not showing up anywhere other then my profile. It was posted on the 15th, featured minutes later as was on the main page on the 16th. Now it doesn't show up on the technology main page or the USB sub page like it should.  https://www.instructables.com/id/Universal-USB-Power-Supply-Kit/ I've done all the usual things of clearing the cache, restarting the browser and all of that. Still the timeout issues persists. At work i don't seem to have this problem with session timing out. But i'm on Win 7 systems running fire fox. I would be running Chrome but have been unable to install it on the work PCs. 

Topic by mpilchfamily 7 years ago  |  last reply 7 years ago

Can't find an Instructable that used to be here but not anymore, is it possible to get it again.

Hi there, I was following an Instructable I Think it was called {Convert and old laptop monitor into a Light Box} it was something like that, But it is no longer online, I am not sure who the Author was and I didn't download it. I ordered the parts needed for the power supply and now they are in it isn't here anymore Is there anyway to find out what happened to it or better still get a copy of it, as I am nearly all done and I just have to make this power supply and I am finished as it is all pulled apart. I have an Acer Laptop and I have stripped the monitor down to the backlight, I have the Inverter needed, i even have the Potentiometer so the box is dimmable. Any help would be appreciated. Thanks Gordon

Topic by Ismegordo 4 years ago  |  last reply 4 years ago

Advice on lost wax casting

I am looking at the cheapest way to begin casting pewter with the lost wax casting or with creating rtv silicone molds and it looks like dental wax is generally the same as jeweller's wax. I would like to know if this product looks suitable for carving for lost wax casting: http://dentala2z.co.uk/PRE10379/en I would of course melt it to make blocks to carve from. It looks like it would do the job, carving wax seems to be really expensive in whatever form. Im also looking at using silicone and corn starch. thank you

Topic by lsadwdwadw 6 years ago  |  last reply 6 years ago

How to refind a lost comment?

Hey Instructables. I just noticed that I had an email saying, I have a new comment (see below), but I can neither reply to it, nor does it show in the comments list of the instructable. What happened? I tried to search for the member directly but apparently this ist not possible either. Please help me to recover the comment. Cheers Nozebra MAIL: Hi Nozebra! To view all your comments in one place please visit your Comment Tracker: https://www.instructables.com/you/backtalk --------------------------------------- From: funnyfate Date: Dec 30, 2014. 11:33 AM Subject: https://www.instructables.com/id/Cutest-Chocolate-Lemon-x-mas-Tree-Muffin/ Really cool! Silly question, but what font did you use in the cover image? Or is that hand written? I can't tell!(I mean the text that says: "Cutest X-Mas Tree Muffin") reply: https://www.instructables.com/you/backtalk/?action=reply&commentId;=CFAODTUI49RUYX7 --------------------------------------- Cheers, Instructables Team @ Autodesk To turn off these notification messages, please visit your preferences: https://www.instructables.com/you/watchlist?modify=WATCHLIST

Question by Nozebra 4 years ago

Lost the ability to modify photos

Hi guys, I have lost the ability to modify a pic once uploaded on the website... B

Topic by BaptisteL8 2 years ago  |  last reply 1 year ago

Lost wax casting help

I'm doing lost wax casting for a glass mold. I'm using parrafin wax to get the shape of it, but I was wondering what i could use to melt the wax out of the plaster of Paris once it's hardened. Also any advice regarding the whole lost wax process would be helpful!

Topic by Ehamby1219 3 years ago  |  last reply 3 years ago

Lost "views" after editing

I edited my Portable Tool Box Grill this morning. After republishing,  my total view count dropped 22(plus) thousand, the same amount of views on that Instructable. Can I get a "fix" on this please? 

Topic by bajablue 6 years ago  |  last reply 6 years ago

lost i tunes library

I recently re -formatted my computer i now 1600 songs on my i pod that are not in my new library   solution without erasing?

Question by electricman548 9 years ago  |  last reply 9 years ago

Lost wax casting to order. Answered

My kiln is on the fritz, I need to cast a piece but I don't have time to wait for the new kiln to arrive. Does anybody know of any UK companies to whom I can send a carved wax piece and have it cast in precious metal? Thanks in advance.

Question by alexhalford 8 years ago  |  last reply 8 years ago

Battery has lost amps?

I have used a 12v 7aH lead acid battery to power a small amp and speakers, yet recently the battery doesnt produce enough amps for the amplifier (3A). What could this be down to, and is there anyway to fix it? Thanks.

Question by finnlay 9 years ago

HTML formatting lost on Instructable

I use html to format my list of parts into a table, like this page.  Recently the formatting was somehow lost on this page which is a bummer because it took a while to create the html.  The page was fine for at least a year.  I don't know exactly when the html was lost but I suspect it happened a few weeks ago (October 12th) when I edited a different page on the same instructable.  It's possible that I edited the Instructable while my Pro membership was expired.  I definitely did not edit the page with the html formatting. OS: Linux Ubuntu 14.10 Browser: Chromium 37.0.2062.120 Is there any chance of reverting that page (or even the Instructable) back to a date before the HTML was stripped out?

Topic by Deeg 4 years ago  |  last reply 4 years ago

How to Recover Lost FIles

Recently I deleted all my files on my cell phone by mistake. There are many important photos on it. I want to recover them back. When searching on the Internet and find a web page which introduce WiseRecovery. I have no idea about I should try WiseRecovery as it says or anyone who have an useful way can help me? Thanks a lot.

Topic by Deirdre136 4 years ago  |  last reply 2 years ago

Win8.1 Lost Plug & Play ?

I am using WIN 8.1 and recently purchased a USB 2.0 SATA 2.5" HD HDD Hard Disk Drive Enclosure External Case Box and it stopped working. It may be due to losing my Plug and Play software and does not recognize the attachment. I am also using FireFox  and MS IE. I would appreciate your help assisting the input in restoring my Plug and Play. Thanks for the site it is a great assist.

Question by mjp88keys 5 years ago  |  last reply 5 years ago

Lost the wind generator here

I saw an instructable about a wind generator here last month. I bookmarked it to show to a friend so we could build it. Now I go to show it and I can't find it. I believe it was called the chispito wind generator. It features 3 blades made from big pv pipe. Can anyone tell where it went. Do they take down older instructables periodically? Can anyone tell me where I can find this if it's not on this site anymore? Thanks

Topic by diane4m 11 years ago  |  last reply 11 years ago