Give me some ideas for what to do with a old desktop pc
Topic by mr.militarymaster | last reply
I got home from school today and I log onto my old instructables acount (Matt1497) and I find out that it no longer exists. Please tell me why this is so! I had an instructable posted on it of which I took pride in. Sure I'd said some stupid/ignorant things on it but nothing that deserves being banned/deleted for! Please Instructables Staff/Community Help me out!
Topic by MattInTheHat97 | last reply
I AM A 14 YEAR OLD KID GOING TO SCHOOL AND I LOVE MAKING ROBOTS SO CAN ANYONE PLEASE TELL ME WHAT CAN I MAKE AND WHERE DO I GET STUFF IN INDIA,DELHI I am thinking of making quadcopter but i don't have the right material so where can i buy it in India,delhi
Question by lakshay21 | last reply
I am really bummed that there are all these cool contests, especially in the food category and I can't enter because my husband works at Autodesk? Is this true? He has nothing to do with Instructables. We did enter the Halloween contest for employees but all of the instructables on food are mine and not his. Do I need to get a divorce? ;-)
Topic by geokaren | last reply
It's been a toughweek for me, people. School started a week ago and something strange happened. Friends have been abandoning me one by one, and everyone acted soulless in front of me. It seemed like everyone was unhappy with somehing. Then i started to realize that everyone was unhappy with me. This morning, i received messages from my friends saying why they hate me. Apparently i was an arrogant little ****. My friends were trying to deal with my arrogance for too long, and they couldn't take it anymore. I then logged on to instructables, yet having more controversy on my 'ibles. If you want to know why i am arrogant, I was considered to be a 'perfect kid'. I have a 3.8 gpa in high school now, and i am taking 4 AP classes, and one honors. I also made varsity tennis and JV basketball in freshman year, so i was considered good at sports (not bragging). I also won 3 karate sparring tournaments, which raised my self confidence even more higher, to the point where i almost became a kanye west duplicate. I was incredibly egotistical and happy with my self, because i was good at almost everything. I felt as though i was on top of everyone else, and i have always tried to maintain that position. But that happiness vanished during this week. Even in my first couple of 'ibles, i was overhappy and arrogant, and i used to demand respect and recognition. But i later realized that this wasn't right. I have made my mistakes of being an arrogant D-bag, and i am introducing the new me: a still happy person who doesn't cross the line towards arrogance. - IMPORTANT MESSAGE: Everyone has done bad things and made mistakes. If you haven't done bad things, you are a liar. Ask yourself this: How many times have you cheated on anything? Did you steal from anyone (even something worth a penny)? How many times have you lied to anyone? How many times have you broken the rules of your household, school, or anywhere else? There are many questions i can ask, but i will stop right here. We all make mistakes, but you are a good person as long as you LEARN from your mistake. I have learned from my bad things i have done in the past. I will be more mature and still maintain above a 3.8 gpa and still do my sports, but i will change my attitude and i won't be so arrogant and immature. This is a new me.
Topic by CODawesome | last reply
I want my Arduino to control 4 power outlets (on\off)..my home electricity is 230v so i have to design 4 power outlets which should control hair dyer(400w),200w blub,Lcd tv,(50w)pumps in my project if any fault happens like overvoltage,neutral line fault or overheating happens in any of the outlets that particular outlet should be isolate which should be indicate with LED for this which component should use whether SSR relay or 4 channel Relay shield ?? and sensing current and voltage for measuring the total power which was consuming by the devices which should transmit thro zigbee to LCD for monitoring... give some idea plzz Please help me understand these things, and remember I'm very new , so if you think I need to but something else, it will be great if you could explain !!! Lots of Thanks !!!! shyam
Topic by svenkatesh3 | last reply
Https://www.instructables.com/id/plugduino-Arduino-based-120-Volt-outlet-controll/ In this Control circuit schematic They explained about sensor inputs (the sensor inputs are connected to the analog inputs on the Arduino board ( A0, A1, A2, A3 ). The input voltages on these pins are converted into a 10 bit integer value such that the range between 0V and 5V and translated into a value between 0 and 1023 respectively. The ideal connector thus contains 3 inputs per sensor ( 5V, GND, A ) resulting in 12 connection points.) I need clear explanation about this and what type of sensors they using and how they connected ?? Thanks For ur help :) :)
Topic by svenkatesh3 | last reply
While mowing through some desighns for a play wood outrigger, i came acorss some fairly intresting consept. that i should use straight timber battern inbetween thin nails to make the curve for the side pannels (for the hull) but of coarse i cant find out what a stright timber battern is or how to make one. so i thorugh my self at the mercy of the great sailers here at instructables
Topic by Jumpin Jehosaphat | last reply
So lately there have been some dumbasses on the site (I'm looking at you, "DJ_SPLENDIFERIOUS") who think that imitating me, my phrases, or my avatars will be cool because I'm so awesome. All you people are really doing is wearing out my style. Nobody can be me better than myself, so why bother trying? I decided to take a look at the world population, and I see that there are 6,809,972,000 people in the world as of the 2009 census. So that means there are 6,809,971,999 people that are not me, and therefore should stop wasting their time imitating me. Now I know that not everybody imitates me, but the main point is that only I can be me, and everyone else is just wearing out my style.
Topic by DJ Radio | last reply
Yesterday, I posted a long comment, with clear, cogent, and on-topic content, to a forum topic which was specifically addressed to me. It is now more than 25 hours later, and my reply is still trapped in whatever antiscientific purgatory it was banished. If it's not going to be released, could someone on staff post a comment to that effect in the forum topic, so that the OP and others know they aren't going to get an answer.
Topic by kelseymh | last reply
or is it for only guys they dont find attractive?
Question by DELETED_DELETED_kruser495 | last reply
My cousin gave me one of these but the front clip broke off and apparently got thrown away, the two plugs for the front buttons have labels as to what they are but there are only 5 buttons and one remote (the thing that picks up a remote, i cant think of the name of it right now). but there are 9 plugs listed in this order GND DOWN UP SOUND INPUT ST-BY(standby) +5V REM MGND the other port is for the LED's, i have no interest in hooking those up. all i need to know is how to hook up these wires to use them. if someone has one of these and wouldn't mind popping the front off and taking a picture of the wires or board if there is one. i should be able to put it together using just that depending on the quality of the picture and if they are what im needing. FYI dont post on here just go buy a new system, i have a pioneer 5.1 1k watt HTS. im fixing this box so i can use it outside when im working on stuff here's a pic of the front of the thing, i just need a picture of the other side unfortunately. http://i46.tinypic.com/2zi3tau.jpg
Question by egammoc | last reply
Hello, In the past few months I have noticed that the "Remember Me" button has disappeared from the login box. This makes it so that I have to log in every time I visit the site. It never used to be like this. I am using Google Chrome on a Mac running Snow Leopard. Is anyone else having this problem? Thanks.
Topic by murray484 | last reply
I'm sure many of you have seen the latest Facebook meme that's going around: Made by Me.It goes like this:Made By MeThe first five people to respond to this post will receive something made by me.This offer does have some restrictions:- I make no guarantees that you will like what I make.- It will be made just for YOU.- It will be done this year (2009).- It will be something made in the real world and not something over the internet.- It might be art. It might be craft. It might be food.In return, all you need to do is post this text into a note of your own and make five things for five other people.etc. etc.Well, a carpenter I know posted this recently, and I just could not resist something hand-made by this guy. He once made some kind of wooden whirly gig from medieval prints he'd seen. I couldn't resist! So I reposted, and got my five (+) responses, and I'm going to keep you all posted on what I'm making for them! I'll instructablize all of the projects, and probably make some sort of "Made by Me" guide.If you're on facebook, I encourage you to join this thread, and pass it along! If you're not, and you're interested, try to start an email thread. Come back to get inspiration for your gifts, and make sure to post your own results!Let me know what you've done!***** UPDATE ***********************************************************I think what I failed to mention here, is that this is a neat idea to share with your friends. I would not want a stranger to respond to my posting, and I wouldn't respond to a stranger's. Mostly because I don't want crap. I want to make cool stuff I know my friends will like and get cool stuff made by my friends. If you try this out and get people you don't know responding to you, I would just ignore them! Or put something in the main text about how this is for people you know ONLY!Good luck!
Topic by scoochmaroo | last reply
1)Walk as slow as you can in front of me 2)Stand in the middle of a hallway with your friends talking 3)Stand in the middle of a door yelling at person for being in your way 4)Asking me a stoopid question (Is a penny a solid? No it's a liquid. That's with a "U") 5)Asking me which book I am reading. (Move two inches and read the side) 6) Being a girl and telling me to cut my hair because it is long 7)Being a boy and asking why I have long hair/telling me to cut my hair because it is long(Why do you have short hair?/Stop being a genderist((I know, that's not the correct term)) 8)Calling me Dominique on purpose(I understand if it's an accident) 9)"Singing" a rap song near me 10)Drumming with your pencil 11)Saying Dawg, Wassup, the N word, Tight(as slang) straight up, The B word et ectera 12)Calling me stoopid because I don't know the answer to a stupid example(Sorry, no example) 13) Talking in a fake ghetto accent(I'm dead serious, I know a kid like this) 14)Laughing at the most unfunny things(someone making an unconvincing animal sound, and you laughing like crazy) 15)Speaking in an other language right in front of me, while looking at me. (That, or I'm paranoid) 16)When a teacher is splitting the class into a boys and girls, when the teacher say girl, everyone looks at me and tells me to go with them.(In Sixth grade) 17)Suspecting me to know the answer to a question we haven't been told the answer yet.(Okay, open your books. "Dominic? Which page?") 18)People getting mad at me because I cut them off in the hallway because they're walking three miles an hour. 19)People who say all rock in people screaming in a microphone(And rap is grown adults Rhyming. "Cat hat dawg." You're a rapper! 20)People who act like they're something they're not(Can't get too specific without getting people mad) 21)School rules.(Apparently, if I tap a friends shoulder, that means I'm harassing them.) 22)The fact I have to put my hair in a pony tail when we're doing experiments in Science(Oh No! I may get a drop a dye in my hair! But who cares about my exposed skin?) 23)People who hate the Jonas Brothers and Hannah Montana because they're "Rock" (They're not) 24)This one girl in my Art class because I didn't know what a ribbon that looked like a puzzle meant. (She thought it was for breast cancer. I knew it wasn't. It wasn't. I'm still the idiot. To this day, she's still the "All knowing queen of the galaxy.") ((I made that up to annoy her.)) 25)People who say I have no life because I'm inside more than in when it isn't Baseball season. 26)people who assume I'm goth or emo because I'm a boy with long hair, not the tannest person, spend time inside, likes Dexter( a serial killer), wears jeans all year long, isn't the nicest person, and wear black, or dark clothes(A lot of people) 27)My friend claiming all pasta is served, or should be served cold. (Yum.) 28)The fact I like three girls, don't know which one I like, and don't know if they like me.(Please don't tell me just to tell them how I feel) 29)The fact this one girl thinks all men don't talk about there feelings 30)Girls asking me if they can do me hair and make-up(No.) 31)I need permission to wear makeup on Halloween 32)8th and 9th graders who think they're better then me because I'm in 7th grade 33)People who think I'm stupid it because I went to Beginner garden 34)School dances.(I can only slow dance, only like the slow dance, and it will look weird if I slow dance with someone to a fast song) ((How manly. lol)) 35) People who think I have no emotions because I don't laugh at stoopid stuff 36)Waking up at around 6:30 so I can take a shower in the morning. 37)My dad hating my long hair(Trust me, it's ironic) 38) The fact that I, emphasis on the I can't reply to comments. 39)People being overall stupid 40)Science class 41)People who use improper grammar and spelling(I don't my sentences aren't ending in periods) 42)The fact that I feel like I'm surrounded by idiots at my school, and smart people are an endangered species.(Thanks you Instructables for letting me be by some smart people) 43)Girls who say the word like way to much. 44)The fact that I don't how high my vocabulary is (we had to stop at a 21 year old due to the time.) ((I admit, I had to guess for some of them)) 45)People who hate people just because you're you, or because of the way you sound on a microphone (Dead serious. That dude was B) 46)The fact our economy sucks. 47)Having to play the same three songs in band everyday. (Really, it's five, not counting the scales. Counting the scales, it's seven) 48)Posers 49)People who assume the worst of people, and judge a book by it's cover. (When you're not annoying me, I am very nice, even with my long hair, black shirt, and my pants in the summer) 50)People who don't know what they're talking about. 51)People who claim they're better then you because of one aspect of their life. 52)The fact I don't have enough time to read my book in school(Darkly Dreaming Dexter) 53)People who are self centered(Not a real example but...) (("My dog died today..." "Do you think I should get a bigger mirror so I can see more of my beautiful face?)) 54)When the teacher purposely picks a slow reader to read. (I understand they can't read, but don't waste everyone else time 55)People blocking my view. ("Oh my god! She's pulling paper from over a cup!") 56)People playing with my hair. (I swear to god, this dude was playing with my hair. I Calmly said please stop, then when he didn't stop a second or two later, I pulled his arm away. He was smiling the whole time.)
Topic by Rock Soldier | last reply