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Reason is my language.
If you want to avoid the point, simply take offense. -Intuit

I came here to answer computer questions. (This used to say "...and nothing more.")

What I meant was, I don't know how much help I would be with other things... NOT that I would be upset if you asked a non computer question!

No matter the subject, Ask Away! (I'll do my best.)


I am not a doctor, lawyer, etc. All opinions expressed are my own, and are for entertainment purposes only. Use at your own risk. ;-)

'non passus sum stultus ubi spīritusum valeō'

(Thanks for the Latin, Fern!)

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Location: Montana
Occupation: Computer Technician
Age: 36
Member Since: March 28, 2005
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I'm a boy. Is it ok to wear these running tights for running (when the weather is cold)? My gf like it, but i dont no... what do you think?
1. pic - in cold weather:
2. pic - in cool weather: (link)
The links to the pictures are broken. Please re-ask with working links.

What is up with store #1143 taking so long to update active employee that has transferred,but not in system to be scheduled? Needing to start back to work NOW! (link)
Hi there,

What caused you to think that posting this complaint here, where nobody has any idea who you are, or what company you work for... is going to resolve your problem? Not complaining, just would like to know what made you think this was a good idea.

As for getting your situation sorted... please contact the store manager at your destination store. They will get this taken care of quite a bit sooner than an anonymous complaint to the internet as a whole will. ;-)

Good luck at your new store.

I really really need to know something, can rodenticides kill a dog??? I'm really worried about this since I think my dog has been poisoned...Thanks in advance. (link)
Take your dog to the vet, right now.

If you believe your dog has ingested rat poison, you need to take care of this right away. Call the emergency number if it is after hours. Do it now.

I hope your dog survives.

can you poop with a tampon in (link)
Yes you can poop with a tampon in.

A while back, I asked for help on how to get my videos to stop pausing while the audio continued on.

It's not happening more frequently so I have to wiggle my mouse at least once every couple seconds and this is just so annoying. It happens on all the websites I try to watch a video on now, including YouTube. Netflix is the only one that plays normally. And the videos work when I don't full screen, but once I put into full screen, the entire thing screws up. I've even had a few videos basically short out and close my browser down on me.

I tried cleaning my cache, my computer, and running a scan, but still nothing came of it. I also ran the RegTweaker program as previously suggested, but I was asked to pay a fee in the end, so I couldn't continue with it.

One of my friends suggested that something may be wrong with my video card, or whatever that is, and I really don't know what it is.

Is there anyway to get this fixed or do I really need to pay a lot of money to have it fixed? (link)
Hi there,

If it works in netflix, but not elsewhere, then this is an easy answer: Remove and re-install Adobe Flash.

Netflix uses the Silverlight plugin, and most of the rest use Adobe Flash to display video.

Somewhere along the line your flash install either became corrupted, or hasn't been updated in such a long time that it has become pretty useless.

Let me know how you do, when you leave feedback.

I need D'Angelo album Ultimate plz get so i can download it on my phone. Im from south africa kwazulu natal pinetown. 31 yrs male. My email address is (link)
Hi there,

I don't know what kind of phone you have, but here are links to download the album:




... so hopefully one of these works for your area of the world.

Happy listening!

I have two dance dance revolution pads for playstation 2. They are wireless, and I lost the sensors for both of them since i haven't used it in awhile. I can't find these sensors anywhere. Does anyone know a good website where I would be able to get them? (link)
Hi there,

If you would be so kind as to share the brand and model of the DDR pads, I will see what I can find for you. Without that information, there is just no real way to help.

Please put the info in your feedback, and I will have a look when I see you have left the info.

Thank you,


I am 16 and my boobs have been hurting alot lately i am not sexually active but I do masturbate. Would masturbation have anything to do with my boobs hurting. I also think its Because of my period, but my period isn't support to come until two more weeks. Should I be worried or does this just mean my boobs are growing.? (link)
Please stop re-asking this.

You asked it here:

... and when people answer, that is where you will find the answers.


I liked this boy a lot and he seemed like he liked me a lot to . I added him on skype and he accepted quickly... Then two days afterwards he deleted me and don't know why. I hadn't spoken to him when we both online. I hadn't spoken to hom since he was a contact either... What have I done??? Thanks for any help!! (link)
Often, when you ignore people, especially people who really like you, it hurts them.

You are feeling hurt, right? Imagine how it felt when he added you and you refused to talk to him?

That is the best guess I have, only knowing this much about you two.

If you want to save it, then contact him in real life and just tell the truth: "I was stupid, and too shy to say anything first."

He will understand, since obviously, he was stupid and shy too. ;-)

Good luck!

I need D'Angelo album Ultimate plz get so i can download it on my phone. Im from south africa kwazulu natal pinetown. 31 yrs male. My email address is (link)
You have already asked this here:

Please only ask once.

Thank you.

I have the Kindle Fire second generation (System Version: 10.3.0_user_3012920). It was working just fine and I was watching some videos on it, youtube, listening to music that uploaded from my computer and reading just fine. All of a sudden, today, I went to a website to look at some videos and it told me, "No plug-in available to display this content." What happened? I haven't done anything out of the ordinary to it (that I know of). What do I need to do to be able to look at videos again? The youtube is fine, it's videos from websites that are getting this grey puzzle piece. Thank you. (link)
Hi there,

Most likely, the plug-in isn't disabled... it is probably a content type that either the kindle can't play at all (like the iPad can't play flash files) or is a plug-in that you haven't installed yet. Tap the puzzle piece on that page and see if you get a prompt to install a plug-in, or more information on the missing item.

If you still have issues, you might want to visit the Amazon Kindle Q&A forum:

Do you know how to become a writer on I read their articles all the time and it says you're allowed to write your own articles but I can't figure it out. (link)
Everything you need to know to become a write on is right here:

... they have a whole section on how to get started.

Happy authoring!

I have a 2007 Kia Sportage and I just got a new CD. I tried to put it in and it won't go in because it feels as if there are 2 bars (an inch on both sides) blocking it. I have a CD Radio installed (it came with the car). I tried doing stuff with the fuses and all of that and I don't want to buy a new or used system. Do you know how I can get the CD in or get those bars out?

Thanks (link)
Hi there,

This is a known problem. It is likely that there is a CD stuck in the player unit already.

The nice people over at Kia Forums:

... have addressed the known ways to handle this.

Hope your problem is an easy fix!

So, a while back, I installed something and somehow, an AOL toolbar got attached to this and is now constantly appearing on my browser. It's always changing my homepage and trying to make me use the AOL search engine and I do not want this.
I tried to go to the control center to uninstall it, but it's not available there. I also went to the Firefox add-ons section to see if I could delete it there, but I can't find anything.

Is there anyway to delete this? Because it's driving me insane. (link)
Hi there,

Please make sure you first go here:

... and follow all the steps listed for your browser.

When it comes to removing this thing there are usually three parts:

AOL Toolbar

AOL Download Updater

Price Check by AOL

You are going to want to look for these in your add/remove programs area, as well as the firefox add-ons section.

Remove any of them that you see.

Make SURE to click on the toolbar's "edit" function, right beside the AOL logo, usually, and select "more" then uninstall.

That should be the end of it.

If not, let me know, and we will go from there.



I'm not homeless yet but I will be in a matter of days. I'm a young, independent woman. I don't have any family or friends to help. I'm going to have to find a shelter soon and a job. I don't want to live in a shelter where people steal your belongings so I am minimizing the amount of things I own so that I will be able to carry it all or at least the important things in a back pack. I fear that a minimum wage job will not help me get enough income to finance a place of my own. I haven't been to college yet but I want to go very badly. I have never been able to afford it. I am super anxious about all of this. I'm afraid I won't make it as a homeless person. I'm not very strong and I have little skill. I'd like to know if there were professions out there that require a skill that maybe I can learn on my own and in short time. I admit that I have a hard time getting jobs. Is there any knowledge you have that could help me? (link)
Hello there,

I don't usually answer many questions, due to time limitations(I own this website), but I could not let this one go by.

You seem quite intelligent, and I hope you are able to avoid the streets if at all possible. As someone else mentioned, it is hard to come back from that lifestyle once you are there.

Of all the times you might be happiest about being female, this should should be one of them. There are MANY assistance programs which allow only women, and very VERY few that will allow men at all.

Without more information, it will be hard for me to point you toward local resources. As for the college business, let me share this: My ex went to college, and under several programs combined was paid to go. Yes, you heard that right, they paid her a stipend to attend a local college. It covered books, would have covered housing, had she needed it, and food. Her total out of pocket cost was zero.

I don't recall the specific grouping of programs, but I do recall that it was only available if you are female and under 24 years of age.

This may be something else to consider looking into immediately.

I realize your computer access may become limited, shortly, so I am going to leave you some ways to contact me with more info, so I can better help you:

Skype: DangerNerd (Russell Wagner)
Phone: 619-663-1505 (This is my personal, direct number.)

In your situation, I am telling you: Call at any hour, I will make time for you.

Please don't be ashamed to ask for help. We have all either had similar issues, or will have sometime in our lives. Get help now, give help later. :-)

Don't hesitate to call.

The wave (link)
Stands up from chair... raises arms... lowers arms... sits back down.

Your turn.

P.S. Seriously?

crytla if u get to o come back. i will meet u halfway (link)
Hi there,

You just posted this on a public forum. No idea who it was meant for, but this may not have been the best way to get your message through.

Hope it all works out.

because its not my prom!
Sorry, what?

confused!? Entered today at 1:53 am

The writer says she is 5. I find that hard to believe given how well written the question is.

My concern is if she is 5 that she is being molested. Is there anyway for you to back trace this question and hopefully notify the proper authorities to check this out.

Adviceman49 (link)
Please, if you find something that needs to be addressed, file an abuse report. This way I have no link to look at the question, and no idea which question you are talking about as I have been gone for a couple days.

Please file an abuse report and include a link.

Thank you.

I forgot my username how can I find it out again (link)
Hi there,

Send another question with the e-mail address you used for your accunt, and we can look it up for you.



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