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Logging out

Is there a way to stay permanently logged in? I browse, look away for 10 mins and then I have to log back in again. Anyway to change the setting? iPad btw

Topic by kelvinmead    |  last reply


SCHOOLS OUT!!!!!

Finally its over! now i have the entire summer to play with knex and go on instructables(YAY!). i am hopeing to get lots of instructables posted during the summer, i already have one started.

Topic by dsman195276    |  last reply


bump out

I spent a lot of time writing a answer and when i was reviewing it the system bump me out and I lost everything I wrote and it really SOCKS

Topic by aguanile  


check this out!!!!!!!!

Now that I have got everyones attention I have created a group on bebo about instructableshttp://www.bebo.com/instructables

Topic by DELETED_Gavabc123    |  last reply


Blacked Out?

I was going to ask are you caught in the blackouts I'm seeing on the news? Dopey question. Anyhoo, if you're reading this after the power comes back on, how did you cope?  What Instructables could you use to make life easier? UPDATE:  And, if you're an engineer, could you design a better system where a single throw of a switch on a substation blacks out five million people, shuts down two nuclear reactors and even closes beaches? The outage was triggered after a piece of equipment was switched off at a substation in Arizona, officials said. ... Daniel Froetscher, a vice-president at APS, told the Associated Press news agency the malfunction at the substation was "not a deliberate act". "The employee was just switching out a piece of equipment that was problematic," Mr Froetscher said.

Topic by Kiteman    |  last reply


Out of Their Minds

A new series started on CBC Radio this week, here in Canada. All of you should give this a listen. The link is to the shows home page for the first episode, but can be had through Itunes to receive it automatically. This first one concerns the "God Light" and what the inventor went through. Could be one of us is not far behind. http://www.cbc.ca/outoftheirminds/ Enjoy

Topic by strmrnnr    |  last reply


Logging out

Hello, I am having trouble staying logged in to my account. I am accessing the site on a Surface Pro running Windows 10 on the latest chrome update, and run the "HTTPS Everywhere" extension. I can log in and view my collections and profile and all that, but when I view an individual instructable I get logged out. If I click on the Log In button at the top it logs me in without prompting for a password, but it sends me back to the home page. This process seems to repeat ad infinitum, so I can't access premium features and I can't save favorites. A little annoying! Any ideas?

Topic by dwalker86    |  last reply


Logged In or Out?

So recently, in the past week or so, I've noticed that the Instructables login/profie/status bar thing at the top right has been a little confused as to whether i'm logged in or not on various pages. For example,  (Note: I'm currently logged in throughout) > Visiting the Instructables Home page I now see the "signup / login links". > Clicking on Answers / Contests / another instructable shows that I'm logged in with "You / Inbox / Shortcuts / Log out". This used to work fine 2 weeks ago, I haven't updated my system or software - Did wonder if it's an issue with cookies or something? Mac OS X 10.6.7 Safari 5.0.4 Does anyone else have the same problem?

Topic by DELETED_Alexdlp    |  last reply


Can't log *out*?

I have my netbook set to automaticaly log me into the site when I go online. Conker-X wants to check his account, but when I hit "logout", it doesn't. My PC, though, does log out when I try.  Both machines are running FireFox 10.0.2 under XP Home edition.

Topic by Kiteman    |  last reply


getting out of this rubbish

I want toget out. There are no options for unsubscribe available. I do not understand why. I was looking for something about animation instruction and got caught up wih this I am 68 and donot have time nor inclination to become involved with this stuff. Please get me out. I read a notice there somewhere where someone else wanted out and couldn't. If another comment is valid thn the company is dishonest. That is that they want the site to increase and that seems to be why nobody is able to unsubscribe. I hope he as wrong. Could someone somewhere get me unregistered from "Instructables." Alan G Buckingham Australia

Topic by Isaiah40    |  last reply


Striked out names...

OK, I've decided to ask: does it mean anything? Or is because the users included the text formatting symbols in their username? :-/

Topic by ll.13    |  last reply


Jailbreak for 5.1.1 is out!

The ipod touch jailbreak for ios 5.1.1 is out now on greenpois0n.com i will post a new instructable on that soon.

Topic by tthrower18  


Schools Out For Summer

Yes, just finished my last final of the semester, and having been in school part time year round since 2003, I'm taking this summer OFF!!!!!! Woo Hooo. I keep calling it the summer of love, cuz I'm gonna love every minute of it. HAHA And barring any emergencies coming up, I'm stopping at the gun store on the way home tomorrow and getting a new toy to celebrate. yeah life is all kinds of awesome right now.

Topic by Tool Using Animal    |  last reply


Fallen out With a Friend

I am very angry and kind of depressed now.....I have fallen out with a friend, and i am pissed off.( this is at dinnertime - on the school playground BTW)It all started when i called him ( stuart) something ( daddy's little wh*re) as a joke. I always tease him and he just puches me , and then we carry on as normal. But i realised i went too far then, ( it was un-intentional; like a spur of the moment how i always tease him). I aploigised twice then, but then he chased me - he is very fast and this time he had a very angry look on his face! I quickly ran in a cicle and then ran straight outa the school gates for dinner- to avoid beatings.When i returned to school on the same day, I tried to avoid him incase i get hit, but i couldn't since my best friend hangs out with him, and i wanted to talk to him. So when walked up i imediatly got chased off ( but i was able to say sorry twice again). So next break i walked up again, But i got pushed, then kicked very hard on my arse by stuart. Then i got chased again and got puched twice. I decide to avoid him and ,my other friend totally for the remaining lessons.(TODAY), I normally walk with him too school and back form school. So when morning came, i got ready and left the house. I spotted him ( stuart) behind me and decided to carry on walking - too see what he would do..... Once he caught up he walked off! ahead leaving me behind! ( I thought the guy would off cooled down by now). Once i caught up with him i said:" hello. Are you still in a mood with me?"Stuart: " fuck off , i don't wanna walk with you, so get lost"Me: " why man? please, i said sorry lots of times...come on!"stuart : " Fuck off "I just realised he was angry and then just carried on walking to school away from him. I avoided him for most of the day, until maths finished:I was walking with another friend on the playground, then i saw stuart with his 2 friends ( one of them is also my friend) walking the opposit direction towards me.:When we were pararllel he got out his hand and pushed me really hard!me: " what the fuck did you do that for? I didnt do nothin' to you! "He smirked, and then walked off saying nothing.I am really angry and depressed now. I didnt go back after dinnertime today. Cause I am that down.. :-(Ive said sorry countless of times and ment it but he wouldn't listen. He just gets ready to hit me.I can't even hang out with my other friends because half of my friends ( he hangs out with). So im worried if i go up to them he might start a fight wich i don't wanna do. He is the tallest in year 9 twice the size of me, and pretty big. ( i know it would be a un fair fight ida get beaten). And now i havn't got anyone to walk to school with , which sucks!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I don't know what to do?!?!?Personally i think he's acting childish. Ive apoligised lots and he won't listen. Thank you for reading this extreamally long post!!! Please Help with sensible advice.

Topic by Baron A    |  last reply


Are there hot guys out there?

Just wonderin

Question by muddingirl    |  last reply


Knex.com: Out of stock????

So I want to order dark grey connectors for the TR18 but Knex.com is out of stock.  Can't they make like millions in a day?? If anyone can help me that would be great. thanks. P.S. They've been out for more than a week

Topic by muffinslayer2    |  last reply


Is Icetanks Stampede out? Answered

MY FAVORITE GUN, I WANNA MAKE IT!!!!!

Question by The jerk    |  last reply


Coming out of the closet

Hi, my name is jake, and I am openly bisexual, and I was just thinking, there should be an instructable on "coming out of the closet" because that is a serious issue that is difficult to address, so, does anyone have any ideas?

Topic by jakee117    |  last reply


are there no borscht recipes out there?

You know the red Russian soup, red beet soup etc etc

Question by Tazom    |  last reply


Arduino Dying out!!

Hello, I bought an Arduino about a year ago, and just now I noticed that whenever I plugged it into my computer, it turns on(of course), but then it slowly dies out. Can anyone help me diagnose this problem? 

Question by vek11    |  last reply


Out of range alarm

I'm working on a project where I need to have a transmitter and a receiver with an alarm, so when they are apart a certain distance the alarm goes off. I need the alarm to be attached with the transmitter not the receiver, where it will be attached to a valuable stuff for example.

Topic by AmmarK22    |  last reply


dropping out of contset

I accidentally entered 4 contest with 1 instructable, how can i leave one, or dropout of one 

Topic by theboygenius    |  last reply


Is there any one out there? Answered

 Is there any other 13 year olds who are into things like drawing,animation and blowing things up in Ireland

Question by Jawa888    |  last reply


Teardowns out on the net

Add interesting teardown reports you find out on the net here.Apple Video iPod teardonwMechatronic teardowns at MechatropolisTeardown articles at Embedded.ComNote that detail teardowns can be reports that sell for thousands of dollars. If you happen to get ahold of one of these, DO NOT post it here!

Topic by westfw    |  last reply


Video "out" recording? Answered

On certain cameras, DVD players, VCR players it has the red, yellow and white "out", if I were to have a spy camera with the yellow and white "out" how would I record that in the space of a largish pocket? Kipkay's Instructable features the exact same style of camera (go here www.instructables.com/id/Covert-Spy-Sunglasses/)Pic is of my one, not my picture though (sorry). Red is for power.

Question by Kryptonite    |  last reply


Look out, Switzerland!

Tomorrow*, the Kite family are going to the land of cuckoo clocks, cartoon cheese and particle accelerators. We're visiting friends in Geneva, but if you're out there and the environs, and see a chap in a leather fedora and Robot shirt, or wearing a Robot lapel badge, stop and say hello. I'll give you stickers. (*Wednesday 6th - Wednesday 13th)

Topic by Kiteman    |  last reply


Help Me Out...

By Voting!Click To Vote!This is my design for the contest. If it wins you can see it as a t-shirt!

Topic by ir0n_ma1den    |  last reply


the pdf print outs

Well i like the new pdf idea but in some of them im finding the image notes (at the bottom where the pic should be)and a blank white space i hate tried to leave it and then look again but it didnt work ive seen this on some of dj radios, and ironman69s and thats all ive seen i hope you can fix this

Topic by knexsuperbuilderfreak    |  last reply


part 2 is out!

Https://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-edit-action-replay-codes-part-two-find-the/https://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-edit-action-replay-codes-part-two-find-the/https://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-edit-action-replay-codes-part-two-find-the/https://www.instructables.com/id/how-to-edit-action-replay-codes-part-two-find-the/

Topic by dsman195276  


Filter OUT a keyword

Ok, I know you can limit your viewing to a particular keyword, but how would you go about filtering out that keyword? For instance, I don't get the whole knex obsession around here, I don't own any knex, and I never intend to... so I don't want to dig through 40 guns, knives, swords, cellphone holders, etc. just to find something interesting.

Topic by Nephus    |  last reply


Kicking Me Out

I'm using Windows 7 on a desktop PC with Firefox 28.0 as the browser. When I go to https://www.instructables.com/id/Create-faceted-paper-objects/ it shows me as being logged out and won't let me log in. When I navigate to any other page on the website, I'm logged in as usual. I've tried getting to this page via the papercraft contest as well as copying and pasting the link into my address bar.

Topic by jessicahenderson88    |  last reply


What is this made out of? Answered

I'm wanting to build these microphone props for a play , but this Instructable is really vague, only providing a loose list of components and no sizes. The one thing I can't figure out for myself, however, is what the outer circle is made of. I figured those curved bits were PVC, but a search through Lowes didn't turn up anything that looked like that. What are those things?

Question by Numbuh1Nerd    |  last reply


PDF lock out?

Why isn't the PDF download working? I see the frame next to it with a solid orange border. I click on the PDF and nothing happens. what gives I don't even get asked to join?

Question by doclnemo    |  last reply


Giving out advice!!

Hey I just wanted to post on this thread IF anybody wants some personal advice please feel free to PM or join my group! Thanks! My group: https://www.instructables.com/group/ATgroup/

Topic by SupremeAT  


helpin myself out

I'm a 15 year old who really needs to talk to someone' who will listen....i want to know how to be happy when every thing around you is crappy or just not working for you....please someone help find myself..!

Topic by h3lpl3ss    |  last reply


Robots Rock Out

Add rock musicians to the list of professions in danger of being taken over by robots. This video shows The Trons, a robotic rock group, practicing their music. They take the term "garage band" to a whole new level.Link via Make: Blog

Topic by joshf  


Dropping out of TGKTR3

As the title suggest, I am dropping out of the tournament. There are several reasons why.1. People don't like the founder of the contest being in it.2. I want to judge this last round personally so people probably won't like me judging my own entry.3. I already started taking apart my unfinished entry.For all those wondering, this was going to be my entry: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a6ekJEyP_FE

Topic by jollex    |  last reply


Check It Out NOW

Zak inspired KILLERK approved! basically Mepain's Trigger Zaks idea my redesign super strong super comfortable handle with an unbreakable trigger whats not to like?

Topic by Knex Lego Maniac    |  last reply


Digital Out on an iMac?

So I have an iMac, running Vista. It's late 2009 version, newest with the exception of the new 27" models. I'm trying to connect the mini-digital out to the SPDIF  in on my audio amp. I bought a cable, and an adapter. It just doesn't work... The adapter works fine, seeing how it's just a hollow piece of metal and plastic. The cable is also working fine - I've tested it with my TV. The iMac has output, you can see it on the other end of the fiber. Everything I've checked seems to be working, and there's only one possible explanation I can think of. The iMac is transmitting with a different format. I'm new to optical audio cables, so If there is only one format, aka SPDIF and TOSLINK are the same, please let me know. And if they are not, can someone inform me on what I'm doing wrong and how to fix it?

Question by Padlock    |  last reply


RCA OUT TO Laptop?

Ok so heres the deal im basicly trying to connect this thing to my computer http://cgi.ebay.ca/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item;=260592280023&ssPageName;=STRK:MEWNX:ITright and i need to go from the rca output of the receiver to one of the ports on my computer so i can veiw the signal on my laptop i have VGA and S Video and usb ports on my laptop i have rca, vga, and usb cables that i can splice in anyone can help im in the dark here thanks

Question by brl60    |  last reply


Guns To Check Out

Cool guns to check out: The Jamalam's battle rifle. Why should I? Do you want a k'nex gun that has an awesome hold, great distance, cool magazine, and working bolt? Well if you do, The Jamalam's assault rifle is perfect. Another one, is the SR-V1 by killer-k. This gun has intricate slingshot design, and very powerful range. This is definitely recommended in a k'nex battle along with all the others. I mean come on! It looks like a sniper (duh!), feels like a sniper and shoots like one too! Also, another one is Gorkem's sniper rifle. It is a awesome, sturdy, powerful choice. It is an awesome sniper. I love it, and it is filled with cool features like, a great stock, a ridiculously cool barrel, and an awesome loading system. A cool one is the fn-scar k'nex gun. It has good ratings, a cool gun, a nice system, and overall good and reliable. Last but not least everyone please watch my crome eagle rifle slideshow and say to post or not. Just type in: Crome Eagle k'nex gun slide show. I give credits to all of the guns I mentioned and am a big fan of them, well... bye!

Topic by knexarecool    |  last reply


Kiteman, out in public...

Dorkbot Anglia is a regular evening of talks and conversations with "people doing strange things with electricity" in the East Anglian area. We are delighted to announce our seventh meeting as the guests of the CSV Media Clubhouse on Thursday 24th November. Entry is free. Thursday 24th November 2011, 7:30-10pm CSV Media Clubhouse, 120 Princes Street, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1 1RS (About five or ten minute's walk from Ipswich railway station) This time, there's a special guest ... Edit: It was a grand night, lots of folk went home with a determination to try the site, plus a new t-shirt. Even better, Tim Hunkin was in the audience! Afterwards, we speakers and the organisers adjourned to a pub called St Jude's for some excellent beer and, frankly, a rather random conversation.  Some interesting ideas about mixing the concepts of 3d printer and laser-cutter, though...

Topic by Kiteman    |  last reply


does this work out?

Production of light with low energy  for this take a long tube with both ends open.Now place a one way mirror in such a way that light passes from outside to inside and the other end with a colored glass except red [primary colors].before this just fill it with active medium or the elements used in laser[make sure that this medium emits any color other than red on exited] Then send red laser light into the tube for few seconds if my guess is right the tube will give a colored light outside Now let me explain it when the red laser light first enters the tube it makes the active medium in it excite and release a colored light along with the red light this passes all through the tube and at the end the colored glass [the same color which the medium emits on exciting] will send the emited light through it and reflects the red colored light back and the process keeps on going as the first one way mirror even reflects the red light back. I have a picture of laser active medium and one way mirrors.           So,energy is consumed only for the first production of light for minute.

Question by lohithg    |  last reply


Getting logged out daily

I see that over the last 8 years there have been over 50 people emailing about getting logged out.  But they get logged out during one session.  My question is why am i getting logged out daily.  All my other sites (except financial...) let me stay logged in for days at a time.  So that means my cookies are working.   Do you require us to relog in every 24 hours? atilla

Topic by atillakocsis    |  last reply


Keeps logging me out

Every time I view a new instructable or go to the home page, I have to log back in. Is this a bug right now, or is something not right with my account/computer? 

Topic by mackmgg    |  last reply


Automtically Logged out Frequently

I have not used this site in quite some time now, but I do have an account. Today as I was viewing the site, I have had to log in over 7 times while reading a single instructable on 4 pages. I keep getting automatically logged out. In one instance of logging back in, I got an error saying that my account was not found?

Topic by fade400    |  last reply


How can I have an out-of-body experience?

I don't know any gurus to ask.

Question by Packers Widow    |  last reply


Constant Logging Out - Can't Do Anything with the Site

I can't utilize the site properly at all.  Every time I click on a link to a project, it logs me out completely. I can't add to a collection, or favorite things, or anything. I'm working strictly from a desktop computer, and am a new user (just set up today). ETA:  I was trying to use the site with Google Chrome and it wasn't working.   I've now switched to Mozilla Firefox and am able to use the site.

Topic by WednesdayWatusi    |  last reply


i got into someone else's account without logging out or in

Well, I replied to a comment, then i clicked "you". all of a sudden, I find myself logged in to someone else's account. he has not posted any comments, even when i got in. i logged out, then logged in as radioactive to report this bug EDIT-it turns out that when i replied to the comment, i was logged in under the member. Oompa Loompa, if you read this, i do not have a second account and this actually has happened before

Topic by DJ Radio    |  last reply


Instructables IRC (Much better than Meebo)

After getting fed up with Meebo, and its guests floating in and out, causing disturbances in the force and whatnot, A few other mods, and myself, are trying to educate other members on the benefits and use of the instructables IRC chatroom.Click here to get educated!

Topic by bumpus    |  last reply