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Why?

Why?

Question by natethegreat88    |  last reply


Why?

Why is it that when i want to follow somebody, it leads to this page: https://www.instructables.com/contest/

Topic by ~KGB~    |  last reply


Why?

Why do you do it? Whatever it is you do that brings you here. So many sciences clustered in one group of people from all walks of life...

Topic by Senseless    |  last reply


why?

Why are poeolp so rude/

Question by knexinventer2    |  last reply


Why?

Why cant i comment or rate anything? is anyone else having this problem?

Topic by ~KGB~    |  last reply


WHY!!!

Just one question, why did you start a group about yourself? It is strange...

Topic by tonsofhoopla    |  last reply


Why not?

Hi :) ,  There's just something I want to know... Why is Quebec excluded of the contests? It says that Canada can participate, excluding Quebec, but why? Thank you for your answer :)

Topic by sailorgirlz    |  last reply


why ? Answered

where dose every one get the large yellow gears it is hard to make stff that uses

Question by knexinventer    |  last reply


Why is it...

Why is it I always find this type of contest after I've made the gift without documenting the process and the gift is nicely wrapped? It is just sitting there mocking me saying "Unwrap me and simulate the construction. You want another Dremel. You know you do."

Topic by RadBear    |  last reply


Why?

Mission Statement: Nerf United Group's primary goal is to dremel, unscrew, and modify all nerf guns. As Stephen Colbert suggests 'Back off I have a gun'.

Topic by vanpaun  


WHY

Just because you can it doesn't mean you should, WHY did anyone think it was a good idea to start having pictures wander over the screen, personally I just find it childish and annoying, but it blocks out all the text items as well making navigation difficult. So yeah cute trick, now grow up and stop messing about.

Topic by StevenG8    |  last reply


why?

I really don't understand why guys get so weird about girls liking the same things they do.....i mean Im a girl and i enjoy video games and things like that ( which i guess is weird) and yeah so what do you guys think about that?...it just bothers me i guess that some things are only seen as guys activities and only they can do them......and its not like im only into guys stuff...im not a tomboy i swear i like to shop...lol..OHHH and i have a psp which i guess is weird....wow im done

Topic by kaseyraex3    |  last reply


WHY?

 Why is the home page always changing format?  It looks more ridiculous every time! I remember when I first joined how their was two collums of different instructables.  This format was easy to sort though and you didn't have to look through all the stuff you DIDNT want to see and you could click on the vast variety of things you DID want to see.  Today when I logged on there is only one column of things and I cant even sort out what is recent and what is featured.  Please change the format back instructables robot. It is a lot simpler and looks more professional. EB

Topic by ERCBIENG    |  last reply


Why Blue?

I was wondering, why blue for the 'Answer's' section?I like it. :D

Topic by bumpus    |  last reply


Hmmm.... Why?

Why Is It People With a Wall Plug-In Phone Want A USB Phone, And People With A USB iPod Want A Wall Plug-In iPod? >_>

Topic by NeonLime    |  last reply


Why me?

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


WHY IS THIS HAPPENING!

CAN SOMEONE PLEASE DIAGNOSE THIS STUPID PROBLEM! I HAVE TWO MONITORS CONNECTED BOTH VGA PORTS WORK BOTH MONITORS WORK I LIKE LEMONS I HAVE TRIED BOTH MONITORS PLUGGED INTO THE VGA PORTS CLICK THE LINK TO SEE THE VIDEO YOUR BAKED ALASKA IS GOOD YOU CAN SEE MY PC SPECS IN THE DESCRIPTION FOR THE VIDEO MY THROAT IS SORE  The End. Link to vid: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nr5NHbtZpF4

Topic by Millawi Legend    |  last reply


WHY IT HAPPENED

What they said, "Something Like The Power Failed" Binary, "000000000000000000100000000000000000"  t00 many Zeros. Religion,"Our Revered Deities Unloaded On Us Members" Members, "Lithium Rain posted" splazem & dombeef Cooked ;-D Blog Robot, "The Robot Was Sick Due to Bad Lube" New Owner "First clumsy effort to install pay per view sadw" Conspiracy "Inscrutable's Turn for Gov Spy Ware Install Day" K'nexers,  "Working Together Inserted Room Sized Router in Dallas" Technical, "It Was The Customer's Fault" Customers, "It Was The Company's Fault" Electrical, "Supply Redundant 10A Feeds To a 12A User ???!!!??" Goth, "Too Much UV Light" Mechanical, "Micro Quakes Let Dust Seep Into Card Edge Separating Mated Electrical Contacts" Shaving Creme, "Road Apples Came Down to Sting UP The Place" Wiring, "Temporary Fix Rewired as Technically Permanent Fix" BUGS, "Finally They Added" ATS, "Could Be Repaired (They do Fail) Replacement Safety Is Paramount" 503, "Was The Correct Error of The Wrong Day" Path, "Our Collective TAO Had a Gopher's Holiday Trip" Attack, "A Mythbusters Tack Was Found further Along The way" Don't Ever Believe the Simple ! Anything Else, "Sure Missed Some Bad Ones Sorry" Please Give The Reason You Believe It Was ? A

Topic by iceng    |  last reply


Why is this happening? Answered

When I go on this 'ible: https://www.instructables.com/id/knex-s10-hummer/ it comes up with this: *Takes big breath in* 500 Servlet Exception javax.servlet.ServletException: javax.servlet.jsp.JspException: ServletException in '/common/layout1col.jspx': java.lang.reflect.InvocationTargetException at com.caucho.jsp.PageContextImpl.handlePageException(PageContextImpl.java:1120) at _jsp._pages._error._error__jsp._jspService(pages/error/error.jsp:19) at com.caucho.jsp.JavaPage.service(JavaPage.java:60) at com.caucho.jsp.Page.pageservice(Page.java:570) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.PageFilterChain.doFilter(PageFilterChain.java:179) at com.caucho.server.webapp.DispatchFilterChain.doFilter(DispatchFilterChain.java:115) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.ServletInvocation.service(ServletInvocation.java:229) at com.caucho.server.webapp.RequestDispatcherImpl.include(RequestDispatcherImpl.java:485) at com.caucho.server.webapp.RequestDispatcherImpl.include(RequestDispatcherImpl.java:350) at com.instructables.servlet.ErrorServlet.service(ErrorServlet.java:68) at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:92) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.ServletFilterChain.doFilter(ServletFilterChain.java:106) at com.caucho.server.webapp.DispatchFilterChain.doFilter(DispatchFilterChain.java:115) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.ServletInvocation.service(ServletInvocation.java:229) at com.caucho.server.webapp.RequestDispatcherImpl.forward(RequestDispatcherImpl.java:277) at com.caucho.server.webapp.RequestDispatcherImpl.error(RequestDispatcherImpl.java:113) at com.caucho.server.webapp.ErrorPageManager.sendServletError(ErrorPageManager.java:362) at com.caucho.server.webapp.WebAppFilterChain.doFilter(WebAppFilterChain.java:175) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.ServletInvocation.service(ServletInvocation.java:229) at com.caucho.server.http.HttpRequest.handleRequest(HttpRequest.java:274) at com.caucho.server.port.TcpConnection.run(TcpConnection.java:514) at com.caucho.util.ThreadPool.runTasks(ThreadPool.java:527) at com.caucho.util.ThreadPool.run(ThreadPool.java:449) at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:619) Caused by: javax.servlet.jsp.JspException: ServletException in '/common/layout1col.jspx': java.lang.reflect.InvocationTargetException at org.apache.tiles.taglib.InsertTag$InsertHandler.doEndTag(InsertTag.java:923) at org.apache.tiles.taglib.InsertTag.doEndTag(InsertTag.java:457) at _jsp._pages._error._error__jsp._jspService(pages/error/error.jsp:19) at com.caucho.jsp.JavaPage.service(JavaPage.java:60) at com.caucho.jsp.Page.pageservice(Page.java:570) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.PageFilterChain.doFilter(PageFilterChain.java:179) at com.caucho.server.webapp.DispatchFilterChain.doFilter(DispatchFilterChain.java:115) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.ServletInvocation.service(ServletInvocation.java:229) at com.caucho.server.webapp.RequestDispatcherImpl.include(RequestDispatcherImpl.java:485) at com.caucho.server.webapp.RequestDispatcherImpl.include(RequestDispatcherImpl.java:350) at com.instructables.servlet.ErrorServlet.service(ErrorServlet.java:68) at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:92) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.ServletFilterChain.doFilter(ServletFilterChain.java:106) at com.caucho.server.webapp.DispatchFilterChain.doFilter(DispatchFilterChain.java:115) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.ServletInvocation.service(ServletInvocation.java:229) at com.caucho.server.webapp.RequestDispatcherImpl.forward(RequestDispatcherImpl.java:277) at com.caucho.server.webapp.RequestDispatcherImpl.error(RequestDispatcherImpl.java:113) at com.caucho.server.webapp.ErrorPageManager.sendServletError(ErrorPageManager.java:362) at com.caucho.server.webapp.WebAppFilterChain.doFilter(WebAppFilterChain.java:175) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.ServletInvocation.service(ServletInvocation.java:229) at com.caucho.server.http.HttpRequest.handleRequest(HttpRequest.java:274) at com.caucho.server.port.TcpConnection.run(TcpConnection.java:514) at com.caucho.util.ThreadPool.runTasks(ThreadPool.java:527) at com.caucho.util.ThreadPool.run(ThreadPool.java:449) at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:619) Caused by: javax.servlet.ServletException: javax.servlet.jsp.el.ELException: java.lang.reflect.InvocationTargetException at com.caucho.jsp.PageContextImpl.handlePageException(PageContextImpl.java:1120) at _jsp._common._nav__jsp._jspService(_nav__jsp.java:244) at com.caucho.jsp.JavaPage.service(JavaPage.java:60) at com.caucho.jsp.Page.pageservice(Page.java:570) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.PageFilterChain.doFilter(PageFilterChain.java:179) at com.caucho.server.webapp.DispatchFilterChain.doFilter(DispatchFilterChain.java:115) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.ServletInvocation.service(ServletInvocation.java:229) at com.caucho.server.webapp.RequestDispatcherImpl.include(RequestDispatcherImpl.java:485) at com.caucho.server.webapp.RequestDispatcherImpl.include(RequestDispatcherImpl.java:350) at com.caucho.jsp.PageContextImpl.include(PageContextImpl.java:933) at _jsp._common._layout1col__jspx._jspService(file:/home/instruct/deploy/instructables/common/layout1col.jspx:96) at com.caucho.jsp.JavaPage.service(JavaPage.java:60) at com.caucho.jsp.Page.pageservice(Page.java:570) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.PageFilterChain.doFilter(PageFilterChain.java:179) at com.caucho.server.webapp.DispatchFilterChain.doFilter(DispatchFilterChain.java:115) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.ServletInvocation.service(ServletInvocation.java:229) at com.caucho.server.webapp.RequestDispatcherImpl.include(RequestDispatcherImpl.java:485) at com.caucho.server.webapp.RequestDispatcherImpl.include(RequestDispatcherImpl.java:350) at com.caucho.jsp.PageContextImpl.include(PageContextImpl.java:933) at com.caucho.jsp.PageContextImpl.include(PageContextImpl.java:870) at org.apache.tiles.TilesUtilImpl.doInclude(TilesUtilImpl.java:143) at org.apache.tiles.TilesUtil.doInclude(TilesUtil.java:149) at org.apache.tiles.taglib.InsertTag.doInclude(InsertTag.java:760) at org.apache.tiles.taglib.InsertTag$InsertHandler.doEndTag(InsertTag.java:892) at org.apache.tiles.taglib.InsertTag.doEndTag(InsertTag.java:457) at _jsp._pages._error._error__jsp._jspService(pages/error/error.jsp:19) at com.caucho.jsp.JavaPage.service(JavaPage.java:60) at com.caucho.jsp.Page.pageservice(Page.java:570) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.PageFilterChain.doFilter(PageFilterChain.java:179) at com.caucho.server.webapp.DispatchFilterChain.doFilter(DispatchFilterChain.java:115) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.ServletInvocation.service(ServletInvocation.java:229) at com.caucho.server.webapp.RequestDispatcherImpl.include(RequestDispatcherImpl.java:485) at com.caucho.server.webapp.RequestDispatcherImpl.include(RequestDispatcherImpl.java:350) at com.instructables.servlet.ErrorServlet.service(ErrorServlet.java:68) at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:92) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.ServletFilterChain.doFilter(ServletFilterChain.java:106) at com.caucho.server.webapp.DispatchFilterChain.doFilter(DispatchFilterChain.java:115) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.ServletInvocation.service(ServletInvocation.java:229) at com.caucho.server.webapp.RequestDispatcherImpl.forward(RequestDispatcherImpl.java:277) at com.caucho.server.webapp.RequestDispatcherImpl.error(RequestDispatcherImpl.java:113) at com.caucho.server.webapp.ErrorPageManager.sendServletError(ErrorPageManager.java:362) at com.caucho.server.webapp.WebAppFilterChain.doFilter(WebAppFilterChain.java:175) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.ServletInvocation.service(ServletInvocation.java:229) at com.caucho.server.http.HttpRequest.handleRequest(HttpRequest.java:274) at com.caucho.server.port.TcpConnection.run(TcpConnection.java:514) at com.caucho.util.ThreadPool.runTasks(ThreadPool.java:527) at com.caucho.util.ThreadPool.run(ThreadPool.java:449) at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:619) Caused by: javax.servlet.jsp.el.ELException: java.lang.reflect.InvocationTargetException at com.caucho.el.StaticMethodExpr.evalMethod(StaticMethodExpr.java:142) at com.caucho.el.FunctionExpr.evalObject(FunctionExpr.java:71) at _jsp._common._nav__jsp._jspService(common/nav.jsp:179) at com.caucho.jsp.JavaPage.service(JavaPage.java:60) at com.caucho.jsp.Page.pageservice(Page.java:570) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.PageFilterChain.doFilter(PageFilterChain.java:179) at com.caucho.server.webapp.DispatchFilterChain.doFilter(DispatchFilterChain.java:115) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.ServletInvocation.service(ServletInvocation.java:229) at com.caucho.server.webapp.RequestDispatcherImpl.include(RequestDispatcherImpl.java:485) at com.caucho.server.webapp.RequestDispatcherImpl.include(RequestDispatcherImpl.java:350) at com.caucho.jsp.PageContextImpl.include(PageContextImpl.java:933) at _jsp._common._layout1col__jspx._jspService(file:/home/instruct/deploy/instructables/common/layout1col.jspx:96) at com.caucho.jsp.JavaPage.service(JavaPage.java:60) at com.caucho.jsp.Page.pageservice(Page.java:570) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.PageFilterChain.doFilter(PageFilterChain.java:179) at com.caucho.server.webapp.DispatchFilterChain.doFilter(DispatchFilterChain.java:115) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.ServletInvocation.service(ServletInvocation.java:229) at com.caucho.server.webapp.RequestDispatcherImpl.include(RequestDispatcherImpl.java:485) at com.caucho.server.webapp.RequestDispatcherImpl.include(RequestDispatcherImpl.java:350) at com.caucho.jsp.PageContextImpl.include(PageContextImpl.java:933) at com.caucho.jsp.PageContextImpl.include(PageContextImpl.java:870) at org.apache.tiles.TilesUtilImpl.doInclude(TilesUtilImpl.java:143) at org.apache.tiles.TilesUtil.doInclude(TilesUtil.java:149) at org.apache.tiles.taglib.InsertTag.doInclude(InsertTag.java:760) at org.apache.tiles.taglib.InsertTag$InsertHandler.doEndTag(InsertTag.java:892) at org.apache.tiles.taglib.InsertTag.doEndTag(InsertTag.java:457) at _jsp._pages._error._error__jsp._jspService(pages/error/error.jsp:19) at com.caucho.jsp.JavaPage.service(JavaPage.java:60) at com.caucho.jsp.Page.pageservice(Page.java:570) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.PageFilterChain.doFilter(PageFilterChain.java:179) at com.caucho.server.webapp.DispatchFilterChain.doFilter(DispatchFilterChain.java:115) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.ServletInvocation.service(ServletInvocation.java:229) at com.caucho.server.webapp.RequestDispatcherImpl.include(RequestDispatcherImpl.java:485) at com.caucho.server.webapp.RequestDispatcherImpl.include(RequestDispatcherImpl.java:350) at com.instructables.servlet.ErrorServlet.service(ErrorServlet.java:68) at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:92) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.ServletFilterChain.doFilter(ServletFilterChain.java:106) at com.caucho.server.webapp.DispatchFilterChain.doFilter(DispatchFilterChain.java:115) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.ServletInvocation.service(ServletInvocation.java:229) at com.caucho.server.webapp.RequestDispatcherImpl.forward(RequestDispatcherImpl.java:277) at com.caucho.server.webapp.RequestDispatcherImpl.error(RequestDispatcherImpl.java:113) at com.caucho.server.webapp.ErrorPageManager.sendServletError(ErrorPageManager.java:362) at com.caucho.server.webapp.WebAppFilterChain.doFilter(WebAppFilterChain.java:175) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.ServletInvocation.service(ServletInvocation.java:229) at com.caucho.server.http.HttpRequest.handleRequest(HttpRequest.java:274) at com.caucho.server.port.TcpConnection.run(TcpConnection.java:514) at com.caucho.util.ThreadPool.runTasks(ThreadPool.java:527) at com.caucho.util.ThreadPool.run(ThreadPool.java:449) at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:619) Caused by: java.lang.reflect.InvocationTargetException at sun.reflect.GeneratedMethodAccessor797.invoke(Unknown Source) at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:25) at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:597) at com.caucho.el.StaticMethodExpr.evalMethod(StaticMethodExpr.java:133) at com.caucho.el.FunctionExpr.evalObject(FunctionExpr.java:71) at _jsp._common._nav__jsp._jspService(common/nav.jsp:179) at com.caucho.jsp.JavaPage.service(JavaPage.java:60) at com.caucho.jsp.Page.pageservice(Page.java:570) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.PageFilterChain.doFilter(PageFilterChain.java:179) at com.caucho.server.webapp.DispatchFilterChain.doFilter(DispatchFilterChain.java:115) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.ServletInvocation.service(ServletInvocation.java:229) at com.caucho.server.webapp.RequestDispatcherImpl.include(RequestDispatcherImpl.java:485) at com.caucho.server.webapp.RequestDispatcherImpl.include(RequestDispatcherImpl.java:350) at com.caucho.jsp.PageContextImpl.include(PageContextImpl.java:933) at _jsp._common._layout1col__jspx._jspService(file:/home/instruct/deploy/instructables/common/layout1col.jspx:96) at com.caucho.jsp.JavaPage.service(JavaPage.java:60) at com.caucho.jsp.Page.pageservice(Page.java:570) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.PageFilterChain.doFilter(PageFilterChain.java:179) at com.caucho.server.webapp.DispatchFilterChain.doFilter(DispatchFilterChain.java:115) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.ServletInvocation.service(ServletInvocation.java:229) at com.caucho.server.webapp.RequestDispatcherImpl.include(RequestDispatcherImpl.java:485) at com.caucho.server.webapp.RequestDispatcherImpl.include(RequestDispatcherImpl.java:350) at com.caucho.jsp.PageContextImpl.include(PageContextImpl.java:933) at com.caucho.jsp.PageContextImpl.include(PageContextImpl.java:870) at org.apache.tiles.TilesUtilImpl.doInclude(TilesUtilImpl.java:143) at org.apache.tiles.TilesUtil.doInclude(TilesUtil.java:149) at org.apache.tiles.taglib.InsertTag.doInclude(InsertTag.java:760) at org.apache.tiles.taglib.InsertTag$InsertHandler.doEndTag(InsertTag.java:892) at org.apache.tiles.taglib.InsertTag.doEndTag(InsertTag.java:457) at _jsp._pages._error._error__jsp._jspService(pages/error/error.jsp:19) at com.caucho.jsp.JavaPage.service(JavaPage.java:60) at com.caucho.jsp.Page.pageservice(Page.java:570) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.PageFilterChain.doFilter(PageFilterChain.java:179) at com.caucho.server.webapp.DispatchFilterChain.doFilter(DispatchFilterChain.java:115) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.ServletInvocation.service(ServletInvocation.java:229) at com.caucho.server.webapp.RequestDispatcherImpl.include(RequestDispatcherImpl.java:485) at com.caucho.server.webapp.RequestDispatcherImpl.include(RequestDispatcherImpl.java:350) at com.instructables.servlet.ErrorServlet.service(ErrorServlet.java:68) at javax.servlet.http.HttpServlet.service(HttpServlet.java:92) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.ServletFilterChain.doFilter(ServletFilterChain.java:106) at com.caucho.server.webapp.DispatchFilterChain.doFilter(DispatchFilterChain.java:115) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.ServletInvocation.service(ServletInvocation.java:229) at com.caucho.server.webapp.RequestDispatcherImpl.forward(RequestDispatcherImpl.java:277) at com.caucho.server.webapp.RequestDispatcherImpl.error(RequestDispatcherImpl.java:113) at com.caucho.server.webapp.ErrorPageManager.sendServletError(ErrorPageManager.java:362) at com.caucho.server.webapp.WebAppFilterChain.doFilter(WebAppFilterChain.java:175) at com.caucho.server.dispatch.ServletInvocation.service(ServletInvocation.java:229) at com.caucho.server.http.HttpRequest.handleRequest(HttpRequest.java:274) at com.caucho.server.port.TcpConnection.run(TcpConnection.java:514) at com.caucho.util.ThreadPool.runTasks(ThreadPool.java:527) at com.caucho.util.ThreadPool.run(ThreadPool.java:449) at java.lang.Thread.run(Thread.java:619) Caused by: java.lang.NullPointerException at com.instructables.taglib.Functions$1.compare(Functions.java:1283) at com.instructables.taglib.Functions$1.compare(Functions.java:1282) at java.util.Arrays.mergeSort(Arrays.java:1270) at java.util.Arrays.mergeSort(Arrays.java:1282) at java.util.Arrays.mergeSort(Arrays.java:1282) at java.util.Arrays.sort(Arrays.java:1210) at java.util.Collections.sort(Collections.java:159) at com.instructables.taglib.Functions.alphabetize(Functions.java:1281) at com.instructables.manager.HibernateCategoryManager.getChannelsLimitedByNamesCharacterCount(HibernateCategoryManager.java:139) at sun.reflect.GeneratedMethodAccessor798.invoke(Unknown Source) at sun.reflect.DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.invoke(DelegatingMethodAccessorImpl.java:25) at java.lang.reflect.Method.invoke(Method.java:597) at com.instructables.transaction.TransactionHandler.invoke(TransactionHandler.java:69) at $Proxy34.getChannelsLimitedByNamesCharacterCount(Unknown Source) at com.instructables.taglib.Functions.getChannelsLimitedByNamesCharacterCount(Functions.java:1252) -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Resin Professional 3.0.28 (built Mon, 18 May 2009 02:21:41 PDT) Why? NM P.S: This only happened once, when I went on it again it was normal again.

Question by NatNoBrains    |  last reply


why did all of my instructables get removed without warning? Answered

I dont get why my instructables were taken of the site, especialy without warning.

Question by budd42    |  last reply


Why are you here?

Why are you here? Are you here for knex? Are you here for electonics? Are you here for knitting? Are you here for customizing your own stuff? Why are you here? Just asking cause it seems like its going slow and boring lately, like another topic said.

Topic by guyfrom7up    |  last reply


how can yow get on yahoo mail at school?

Null

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what will it work

I bought a USB EXTENSION cable and it shows me USB malfunctions what is wrong

Topic by bloodylove    |  last reply


why is bacon a keyword

Why is bacon a keyword? and lols thnk you for saluting bacon!

Topic by Colonel88    |  last reply


AAAAAAaaaaaaaaaahh!!!!! WHY WHY WHY Cant my computer see my Arduino? Answered

Going on my 2nd week...thats 14 days  of trying EVERYTHING I can find to get my Win xp pro 32bit - sp3 to see anything beyond the USBasp?   I've completely given up on trying to get the UNO direct USB hookup...I only get NEW DEVICE- USB2.0-SERIAL . Uninstalled-reinstalled- repeat with port changes and following the SAME directions posted all over the interwebs.  My DIYduinos have UNO and 2 with Deum'nove bootloaded and blink sketch installed when I purchased them....they give the blinkin LED when powered up. I've also had several unsuccessful attempts at the FTDI driver....the USB2.0 "official" drivers...the Arduino IDE USB driver..you name it...I probably tried it.  nothin' I'm no baby, but, I'm seriously on the verge of frustration tears!!  apparently I'm the only one who has this issue 'cause theres nothing I can find on it...the existing instructions out there are sooo frustrating in themselves as they just plug it in and there computer sees the UNO or whatever and they just go on from there...or stop after windows sees the USBasp programmer....I have THAT but, cant get any further with it. My Uno clone has a10 pin USBasp header on it...says right on it USBasp!...When I hook it all up, I get power on the board(s) from the USBasp programmer hooked to my comp...windows sees the USBasp but nothing attached...let alone a virtual com port arrangment. PLEASE anyone who knows what the issue might be or an educated guess is welcome too!!!  I'll send you Art!  or a 'duino with LM293D chips able to drive 2 stepper motors I've made!  if you solve it...you'll be rewarded somehow!!!

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Why are you awesome?

Question by Tanner 5222    |  last reply


Why won't this work?

See image

Question by Josehf Murchison    |  last reply


Why the sudden Burst?

First, in June, TheDunkis made the Oodassault and that was that. Until Killer~SafeCracker made the T.B.A.P. Then WHAPOW a huge BURST of oodammo guns. Why?

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Why is the weather like this? Answered

It came to my thought on day, why is the weather like this? Specifically why are temperatures that are present today happening in the following cities: Halifax, Regina, Ottawa, St. Johns. Thank you. p.s I am specifically looking for answers such as, The weather is so, because it is in the lowlands and so on.     :)

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Why waste the resistors? Answered

So I see a lot of projects with like 60 LEDs of the same type or something like that, and they use a separate resistor for each LED. Why do they do this? Why not just get one resistor and hook it up to ground or VCC? Please explain, thanks!

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why no t-shirts?

Why aren't there t-shirts as prizez for this burning question?it really annoys me- maybe if i put in 2 i'll get a t-shirt.....

Topic by duck-lemon    |  last reply


Why will a comment disappear?

Th3_jungle_inv3ntor again.  Why will a comment disappear from the comments on my instructables?  I was meaning to reply to the comment, but when I went to reply to it, it wasn't there.  Thanks for answering all my questions.  :)

Topic by th3_jungle_inv3ntor    |  last reply


Why didn't it show?

So I made this instructable:https://www.instructables.com/id/EE8O6WPF0VE1AIT/?ALLSTEPSI know it sometimes takes a bit to show up under recent instructables...but why isn't it showing in this group? Same reason?

Topic by Weissensteinburg    |  last reply


Why Is There A Capacitor In A Microwave? Answered

Why Is There A Capacitor In A Microwave? Also, does anyone know what kind of capacitor is it? Thanks :) I'm making a "What's Inside A Microwave" Instructable, And I'm interested what does it do, And I want to explain it...

Question by Yonatan24    |  last reply


resistors for leds why?

I know i need resistors for leds, i know how to calculate what i need, etc. etc. but what im wondering about is why. why arent leds like glowing bulbs, what makes the difference in needing the resistor. also, why cant 1 resistor take care for multiple leds at the same time? please, if ur answering my questions, make it understandable english. im not comfortable enough in the world of science to understand that kinda stuff... (otherwise i wouldnt be asking these questions :D )

Question by godofal    |  last reply


Why these relay issues?

In my PCB ,AC voltage is passes under the relays(R).. relays too become heat up.

Topic by sforsajith    |  last reply


Why did this happen?

I was trying to make an led light out of the bulb and a battery. I connected the - to the + side(with a paper clip) and put the bulb on the plus side. It worked, but after about 10 seconds, I took it off and the plus side was really hot. I am a newb at this stuff so please tell me why this happened.

Topic by MichaelS    |  last reply


why in the world "ible" ?

It makes me wince when someone uses 'ible in the comments section of an Instructable. It just seems wrong, it doesn't make any sense, and it seems lazy. How did this come about? Who thought it made sense? Why did the A change to an I when someone was lazy and chopped off the INSTRUCT?

Topic by Kris Jacobs    |  last reply


Why the parsimonious ratings?

Since the staff changed the ratings paradigm, I've seen only one instructable with a rating of 4 or above. And I've personally rated a few with 4.5.... Why are we suddenly so stingy with our ratings? (Is it like the "negative rating" days? down-rating because we can?) Or is the new system weighted, also? (with views, etc., factored, too?)

Topic by gmoon    |  last reply


Why is there no "posted on" date?

Hey in my instructable Smart-Distance-Measuring-Tape-v2, I dont see the "posted on" date. I worked hard on this instructable and it din't get featured, so I commented on the clinic, where Ben Finio informed me about it. I think that may be a glitch and could be the reason why my instructable did not get featured.

Question by ThisIsSteve    |  last reply


Why are these resistors marked as such? Answered

Hi, I ordered a kit of assorted resistors (112 types, 10 of each), and it's awesome, however, some resistors are marked weirdly, like 1k8, 2k7, 1m8, 2m2, there's quite a few. What's the meaning of these?

Question by XOIIO    |  last reply


403 error why? Answered

In this instructable https://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-make-gears-easily/ I get this message Above the first step - I don't see anything odd there when I edit the instructable Strange. Any ideas?

Question by rickharris    |  last reply


Why preheat oven?

I rarely bake.  I understand preheating a pan when cooking somethin like eggs- so they dont stick.  When I toss a squash or somethin in oven, it seems like preheat is silly. Y? N? M?

Topic by Toga_Dan    |  last reply


Why is instructables not working?

Ok. so, I try and go on instructables, using firefox on my mac. Then, I see this! Could someone please help me solve this problem? I've triederasing Firefox from my harddrive and re downloading it, and it did nothing.

Topic by ItsTheHobbs    |  last reply


Why are my entries not in? Answered

I entered the summer camp contest with two projects on sunday yesterday, and other entries are being accepted while I don't know if mine are rejected or accepted. Can someone help me with this?

Question by zakbobdop    |  last reply


Why are these doorknobs warm?

Hello world! I have a random issue that has been stumping my class since it began: the doorknob is warm. No other doorknob there is warm. There are a few other knobs in the room and they aren't warm, so I don't think it has to do with the heat difference. They aren't just a little warm, they are significantly warmer than other doorknobs. I'm in a room full of engineers and none of us have any idea why they're so warm!

Question by stale56    |  last reply


Why won't they upload?

I'm trying to upload my pictures for a new instructable but they wont uplaod! All it does is say "Could not upload file 'HPIM2302.JPG'. Please try again as it may simply have been corrupted in transit." I've tried uploading them at least 4 times but it won't work!

Topic by Sunbanks    |  last reply


why is the actuator not working!?

Hello All, I have setup the stage for the Firgelli actuator L12 -I, using an Arduino Mega + Adafruit Motor Shield (please take a look at pictures). I tested the circuit with a motor and the Adafruit "DC Motor" example code: it works. I then replaced the motor with the actuator using the same code: it does not work!! I would very much appreciate your help. Regards, Behzad.

Topic by behzadjk    |  last reply


Insurance- Why bother?

Insurance.  Why bother paying for it?  People say that by paying for insurance, you are protected and don't have to pay so much for repairs if something happens.  Wrong. Insurance companies do everything they can to not pay people. For example, in light of our recent burglary, mom went down to the insurance company we signed with to make a claim and get some money back.  However, we didn't get a single cent back due to a $1,000 deductible that applies to each individual item stolen.  Since none of the items stolen cost over $1,000, they didn't give us anything.  What really stinks is that when we signed up for their program, they had a $500 deductible, which applied to the total cost of everything stolen.  They basically jacked up their deductible, without notice to us. As for Auto Insurance: www.ninjapirate.com/article/deadrat

Topic by DJ Radio    |  last reply