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What Is The Name Of This Ivy?

January 20, 20170 found this helpful

I have bought so many varieties of ivy, I have lost count. Often while comparing two varieties side by side in the garden center, I find no discernible difference, whatsoever.

I'm thinking if this were a legal issue, the only evidence acceptable as proof in a court of law would be the results of a DNA analysis.

Love the couple's cold frames.

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January 19, 20170 found this helpful

in order to properly identify a plant, you really need to be near it, see the colours up close, see the shape and morphologyof the stem, the shape of the leaves, its behaviour (does it climb, droop, etc), etc. Some even break off pieces of leaf to see what colour, odour, etc comes out. Without all this information, it is hard to pinpoint exactly what type of ivy it is.

Here is a guide, for instance, as to the leaf morphology which can help identify what type of ivy it is. Two photo images show up in the photos section with different leaves next to the scientific nomenclature of the variety of plant: http://www.poly  ploid-morpology/

and here that ivy.org site provides images of different kinds of ivy: http://www.ivy.org/gallery1.htm

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January 19, 20170 found this helpful

English Ivy

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Needle on Sewing Machine Won't Move

January 20, 20170 found this helpful

ALL THE ANSWERS WERE APPRECIATED WILL WORK ON MACHINES AGAIN ...IF THEY DONT WORK WILL TAKE THEM IN WHEN IT GETS WARMER THANKS AGAIN SHIRLEY

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January 19, 20170 found this helpful

You say that you do not have a manual but if you check on line with the name and model number of your 2 machines, you may be able to find a free manual or at least more direct information.

Sewing machines makes & models are different but if you check on your model number you will have a better chance of finding a solution.

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Manual and Replacement Parts for Brother Sewing Machine

January 20, 20170 found this helpful

There are numerous places advertising Brother's manuals but you will have to have the model number to be able to check if they really have one for your machine. Once you have the model number, you may have to go to several sites before actually finding a suitable manual.

Most of the manuals (even PDF downloads) will cost 10.00 or more so be sure you have found the right model. There are usually photos of the machine so be sure to compare those with your machine. Finding the discs (cogs) may take a lot of searching over a period of time.

All of these sites state they have Brothers manuals but you will have to have the model number to really find out:

http://homeappl  roduct_list.html

http://www.sewi  uals/Brother.htm

http://www.brot  ault.aspx?PGID=3

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January 19, 20170 found this helpful

http://www.tias  /3923571026.html this is the site ,I found when I typed in your machine name... it mentions manuels.. i hope it helps

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Living in a House with Smokers

January 20, 20170 found this helpful

I understand the health concerns, but you are in someone else's home, and it's their home, so they can do what they want. Hopefully you have your own space. Charcoal does absorb the odors. It would be nice if you could convince them to stop smoking, but I wouldn't count on it.

I assume you have some kind of probation or pre-trial officer assigned to this case. You could tell him/her your situation and maybe they can move the location of your house arrest.

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January 19, 20170 found this helpful

Can you go outside? I would try to get as much fresh air as possible. Its not just the smell, its also what it does to your lungs and health.

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January 19, 20170 found this helpful

the thing to do is to make your room a smoke free sanctuary, and make sure that at least in your room you are free of that

- if you can afford it, you can purchase an air purifier with an activated carbon filter - http://homeairg  moke-cigar-odor/

- launder every cloth surface in the room, including the carpet. THat means, bedding, sheets, pillows, curtains, etc. Rent a carpet cleaner, or use baking soda to clean it

- leave a cup of coffee grounds around. This absorbs odours

- leave a cup of vinegar. The smell combats the tars that create odours. If you can, via having a microwave oven or hot plate in the room, heat up the vinegar to activate the odour-removing properties. Another thing to do if you can heat water is to heat orange peels.

- leavce these activated charcoal satchets around, they absorb odours - https://www.ama  56766375f25080ba

Here are some guides with more ideas:

http://www.getr  -of-smoke-smell/

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Looking for a Vintage Roller Exercise Machine

January 20, 20170 found this helpful

Do you have photo? How much do you want for it?

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Cleaning and Organizing Business Name Ideas

January 20, 20170 found this helpful

Sparkling Clean & Organized - Hygienic Clean w/Organization

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January 19, 20170 found this helpful

Mother and Son Cleaning.....

will make your home clean enough for a baby !

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Chewbacca (Yorkie)

January 20, 20170 found this helpful

Cutest babe ever 

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Overwintering Cochliasanthus Caracalla (Corkscrew Vine)

January 20, 20170 found this helpful

Since submitting this article for publishing, I have gained more information about overwintering these plants. As I gather new information, I will post it here as comments.

My first addendum is this: I had several plants in pots. I brought them all inside for winter. Not all were treated identically. Some were cut back to 6-8 inches. Some were cut back to the crown.

The ones cut to the crown are not doing too well. Two show no signs of growth and one has a 3 inch sprout arising from the soil.

The ones that were cut back to 6 inches are putting out so much new growth, they must be pruned every 2-3 days.

My finding: When cutting back these plants prior to bringing them inside, (some of the vines will grow to 25 feet), do not remove more than the first 6 inches above the soil line.

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Nature Walk at Anna Ruby Falls (GA)

January 20, 20170 found this helpful

How fortunate for you and your husband to have this refreshing place to visit.

Many times we get so caught up in daily "life" that we fail to enjoy our wonderful surroundings.

You are correct about being able to "hear" the rushing water; especially if you have ever been around a waterfall of this type. Your nice photographs make these scenes come to life.

Thank you for sharing.

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Circuit Breaker Keeps Tripping

January 20, 20170 found this helpful

Hopefully this problem has been corrected and you are now able to use your heater.

Many times we think that we only have one item on but other things on the same line can be coming on at the same time and takes more power than is available.

It is very dangerous to continue using an appliance, especially a heater, if the breaker keeps tripping.

Since this is an older mobile home it is possible that wiring needs replacing in some areas due to exposure, rodents, other animals (seeking shelter under your home). This is especially true if the skirting needs repairing or replacing.

Do you own or are you renting?

If you are renting then this is something you should talk to your landlord about as it is definitely a fire hazard and should be fixed ASAP.

There is probably no insurance on a mobile home of this age so a fire could cause you to lose your possessions but more importantly, it could cause an injury as these older homes are many times called fire traps due to the way they were made.

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Outlet Troubleshooting

January 20, 20170 found this helpful

Have you talked to your dad about your lamp? Have you tried your lamp in another room in your house where maybe another lamp is currently working?

It does seem there may be a problem with just your lamp but undoubtedly you like this particular lamp so please talk to your dad as he may be able to figure out if your lamp can be repaired or if you will need a new one.

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Beaded Bottlecap Magnets

January 20, 20170 found this helpful

Lovely idea, much prettier to hold papers etc on your fridge than plain magnets. Really impressed with this idea. cheers

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Pencil Box Drawing Kit

January 20, 20170 found this helpful

I love this idea. I am an artist, sadly not a child any longer. :) I love this idea as a portable drawing kit to take with me. Thanks for sharing.

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Perfect Glitter Nails

January 20, 20170 found this helpful

Did you put on a clear coat after?

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Removing BO Odors from Clothing

January 19, 20170 found this helpful

Hi, I've had this problem for years ! I spray vinegar generously on the armpit area and let it set for a few minutes before I turn on the washer. This is the fastest, most efficient and less dangerous method I've used. It's great !

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Sweet 16 Birthday Ideas

January 19, 20170 found this helpful

A very easy online search for "teen birthday ideas" will produce many sites with lots of great ideas and themes!

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January 19, 20170 found this helpful

depending on the budget, it would be fun to do something unusual, that you knew everyone would like and would be safe or whatnot.

At that age, it's hard to tell, but something like a bowling outing, or a special movie, or a nature expedition. FOr instance I live near white water rafting - a great party, if it could be afforded, would be to get a select few and go white water rafting. Or horse back riding!

If there's a budget, then i think even at that age nothing beats a good old fashioned theme or costume party. I know the Twilight thing, for instance, was popular for a while. Maybe a Twilight themed party would be great

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January 19, 20170 found this helpful

The "best" party will be the party people have the most fun at. If you have good friends, good music, and good food, people will have a good time. If the weather is nice, have it outdoors. Make sure there are some games with prizes, and have some party favors for them to take home.

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11th Birthday Party Ideas

January 19, 20170 found this helpful

A very easy online search for "tween birthday ideas" will produce many sites with lots of great ideas and themes!

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January 19, 20170 found this helpful

I can tell you the best party I had as a child was at that age. My mom took me and 10 or more of my friends out on a nature outing. It didn't cost very much and 2 other sets of parents came along. We climbed trees, swam in the stream, etc. I wasn't particularly a tomboy but I definitely was not a 'girly girl', so it was definitely a good fit.

If it is in the wintertime, the nature outing can also happen. If the budget allows, maybe an outing to an ice skating or cross country skiing outing. Ice skating is probably more affordable.

As for Harry Potter, even though I don't have experience with LARPing, maybe attempt a role playing themed party?

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January 19, 20170 found this helpful

You could have a Harry Potter party. You could rent the movie, and then have a manicure party. Each guest could take home a bottle of nail polish as a favor.

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Cleaning a Vomit Stain from Suede

January 19, 20170 found this helpful

How to clean dog saliva from my suede boots

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Plastic Cover Left Red Stain on Kitchen Cabinet

January 19, 20170 found this helpful

What kind of cabinet? Metal or wood or plastic??

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Duties of a Person with Power of Attorney

January 19, 20170 found this helpful

Amanda that you need to talk to ss about, but your mom will need to go with you , as they can not discuss her account with you unless she gives consent and is present or you have per poa. depending on his income, she may no longer even be eligible to get ssi. Normally to have the ssi, you live in the same household and are the responsible party. I double you would get it. If she can't handle it, it would normally be her husbands responsibility.

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Can I Get My Friend's POA Changed?

January 19, 20170 found this helpful

To fight it, it will become a court matter, so you will need to start with getting attorney.

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January 19, 20170 found this helpful

You state this is a friend - is it a family member that holds the POA? Or are family members involved in the decision to stop any life support?

I guess what I am wondering is how does the family feel about the decision made by the holder of the POA?

You do know that all control of anything that has to do with your ill friend by the holder of the POA will stop (cease to exist) upon the death of the person?

Only an attorney can really help with what you are asking but I believe you should also be talking to her family about their wishes.

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January 19, 20170 found this helpful

How is it that you wish to intervene? do you wish to help her go, or keep her on life support? IN such questions I don't see a better solution than consulting with a lawyer. IF you can't afford a lawyer, look up 'legal aid' in your area. This will point you to folks who can better answer your question.

If she does recover her senses, have her create a living will document or otherwise give you POA so that if this comes up again you have more recourse

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January 19, 20170 found this helpful

I would go to a lawyer with documentation proving why this person is not a good power of attorney. It can be revoked, but you need legal help.

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Using Left Over Unmixed Hair Dye

January 19, 20170 found this helpful

I just looked at the directions on a box of mine. It clearly states to discard any remaining. My husband worked for a chemical company for over 30 years. He read the ingredients and said it is dangerous to keep around after it is mixed and it changes chemically after long exposures to air. Dump it out.

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January 19, 20170 found this helpful

I am sorry but I just do not understand why you would want to take a chance on damaging your hair over this amount of money.

If there is even the slightest chance that it would not "react" the way it was designed then it would be best to discard it.

Please - Try reading all of the cry's for help where people have made mistakes with even "safe" hair dye before you decide to use this mixture.

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January 19, 20170 found this helpful

You could remove the top portion that turned dark and see if the rest of it is good.

The best way to tell, of course, would be to test it on something that you didn't care about - I suppose if you didn't mind cutting off an inch or so off your hair, you could test it

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January 19, 20170 found this helpful

The original container for these dyes is usually a dark material. If your container was dark, you can keep it. If it was clear, I would discard it. The fact that the top portion of the dye turned color is an indication of light exposure.

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15 Year Wants to Sleep at Her Boyfriend's House

January 19, 20170 found this helpful

Ever hear of contraception and abortion. Sex does not have to equal baby. Only for those who are willfully ignorant and refuse to speak to their teens about safe sex. Pretending you can prevent teen sex is no foolproof way to make sure it doesnt happen.

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January 19, 20170 found this helpful

Ever hear of contraception and abortion. Sex does not have to equal baby. Only for those who are willfully ignorant and refuse to speak to their teens about safe sex. Pretending you can prevent teen sex is no foolproof way to make sure it doesnt happen.

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January 19, 20170 found this helpful

And just because a teen is sexually active it does not mean they are bad, non- respectable, slutty etc. these remnants ftom Victorian era thru 1950s sterotypes need to disappear. If you would judge my child's character as a human being based on what she does with her BF in the privacy of a bedroom then you are not someone whose opinion has any value.

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January 19, 20170 found this helpful

I allow my daughters BF (16 years old) to sleep over. They live 40 minutes apart. She can likewise stay at his house. They are not having sex yet but I know they will eventually. And I am fine with it because: teens have sex. It is a normal part of healthy development. My child is well educated about pregnancy and STIs. She knows to always use condoms and to ask for birth control when she is ready. She knows she has a bright future and wouldnt risk screwing it up with pregnancy. She knows my rules. If you are irresponsible enough to get pregnant without being able to provide for a baby you will not bring a baby into this world. Period. I do not have a problem with teens having sex only with teen pregnancy & teen STIs. I hate this idea that virginity is sacred, pure, to be saved as a gift for your future spouse. Frankly it creeps me the hell out. Religion is downright disgusting when it comes to certain things and this is one of them. Teens should have sex when they are ready. There is a difference between having a sexual relationship with someoe you love, respect and trust and being promiscuous. And i hate when people refer to any teen girl that is sexually active as promiscuous. Again we have religion to thank for that. If it is your personal view that virginity is sacred then fine but you cant expect everyone, including your teens, to share the same view. If your teen is truly ready for sex you cant stop it snd really you shouldnt want to. As long as they are responsible, safe and respectful of eachother. Sure she may break up one day with her BF and become heartbroken but you cant protect your kids forever. It is life. Do you know any adults who dont get heartbroken occasionally? it is the nature of falling in love. We all take risks. Sometimes things work out the way we want sometimes they dont. The best we can do is equip our kids with the tools they need to be happy, responsible, well-adjusted, good, compassionate human beings.

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Treating a Rope Burn

January 19, 20170 found this helpful

If it is getting worse, then its time to go to the doctor. Cool compresses can help until your appointment. Most likely you need a prescription cream.

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January 19, 20170 found this helpful

It sounds like you have a serious rope burn that will require medical attention. If the redness is spreading that means it is infected and you will probably need to see a doctor as soon as possible.

The suggestions already given really work but most of these are for a minor rope burn and it sounds like yours may be more complicated that that. It is also in a difficult area to treat and for sure - you should not let anything touch this whole area that is not absolutely sterile.

Please do not wait too long to seek medical help - at the very least - pay a visit to your local drug store and ask a pharmacist for his opinion.

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January 19, 20170 found this helpful

If you suspect an infection, especially with an unhygienic situation, then the doctor is good, especially if Neosporin or whatnot did not help.

Aside from that, beleive it or not, raw honey is a GREAT product to put on skin. I have cured rashes, burns, and random chafes just by putting raw honey on wounds.

Aloe vera is also great for the skin.

oil of oregano is also good for infected flesh wounds, though it can be rather pricey

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January 19, 20170 found this helpful

You need to put an antibiotic cream on it and cover it with gauze. You can take ibuprofen to minimize the pain. If it is getting worse, it may be infected, and you will need to see a doctor.

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Keeping Your House Smelling Nice With Smokers

January 19, 20170 found this helpful

Quit smoking, replace the carpets, wash everything in it and sometimes even the sheet rock has to be replaced. I am a landlord. I have a house that has not had smokers in it for YEARS and on a damp day, you can still smell it.

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Removing Flarp Putty from Carpet

January 19, 20170 found this helpful

Let it dry into carpet and I used fabuloso and it started to peel out of the carpet in bits but it does come out

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Removing Stuck Food From a Pan

January 19, 20170 found this helpful

I just got to do this! Two nights ago, I was cooking something in a skillet that had rice in it. Lid slipped and liquid cooked out burning the rice to the bottom of the skillet. I decided to deal with it in the morning. Next morning I came into the kitchen and found the skillet on the floor - clean as a whistle. My son had put it on the floor and the dogs cleaned it. How easy is that?

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Cooking Canned Mackerel

January 19, 20170 found this helpful

I have never tried doing this but I believe it would fall apart in your pan.

There are many healthful ways to cook canned mackerel and Thrifty has some excellent recipes. Why not look at some of these and maybe make patties if frying is what you are looking for.

http://www.thri  3697307.tip.html

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January 19, 20170 found this helpful

it should be OK, even though it may be brittle and fall apart

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January 19, 20170 found this helpful

I would rinse off the brine. It has a lot of salt in it. You can coat it with flour or bread crumbs and bake or fry.

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Crochet Pattern Instructions

January 19, 20170 found this helpful

that particular pattern has instructions for 4 sizes - those instructions tells you how many rounds to work for each size.

so for the first size you would work 0 rounds

size 2 = 1 round

size 3 = 0 rounds

size 4 = 1 round.

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House Trained Dog Peeing Inside

January 19, 20170 found this helpful

what kind of replent?

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Pattern for a Simple Knitted Beanie Hat

January 19, 20170 found this helpful

i crochet a simple hat but knitting can be used the same way... measure around that head of the child and them make your base row that long... knit or k and P your desired rows approx...20 to 25 rows... bind off. putting rt sides together mattress sttch up the side and then weave a length of yarn ad gather top typing off.. add pom pom if desided on top....

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IBM Selectric Typewriter Not Working

January 19, 20170 found this helpful

IBM Wheelwriter Series II lost memory, an acting strange. Is it beyond repair?

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Leaving Clothespins on Laundry Line

January 19, 20170 found this helpful

That will ruin the wood ones, but you can do that with the plastic clothes pins..

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Fixing Scratches on Watch Face

January 19, 20170 found this helpful

You do not mention the cost of the watch but in any case - I would recommend taking the watch back to the store to see if they may be able to help you - you may be surprised and actually get the crystal replaced - either free or "cheap".

Or maybe ask advice of a watch or jewelry repair service as most of the home remedies will only work on very minor scratches.

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January 19, 20170 found this helpful

Is in on the face of the watch itself or on the crystal (clear plastic or glass covering)?? If it is on the crystal covering, and its plastic, it probably won't buff out. If it is glass, use a toothpaste or take it to a jewerly store that does repairs. Years ago in college I worked at one and we used to puff them for around $3.

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January 19, 20170 found this helpful

I found this video, that utilizes regular toothpaste to buff the face of the watch, then he wipes it with a glasses cleaning rag, many times.

https://youtu.be/4Cl6XgFju38

This other tutorial discusses the matter at length, and agrees re. toothpaste above, but elaborates: " The most commonly endorsed polishing agents are Polywatch, Brasso, Displex and toothpaste. The process consists of (1) covering up the bezel with tape, so as not to damage it during polishing; and (2) using a soft polishing rag (or something similar), to work a small amount of your chosen substance into the scratch in a circular motion. In general, it should take a couple of minutes to get rid of the scratches, as long as theyre not too deep. " http://gearpatr  apphire-crystal/

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January 19, 20170 found this helpful

You could use a buffing compound, but glass is tricky. If you are not getting good results, take it to a professional to fix.

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Whirlpool Refrigerator Not Dispensing Ice

January 19, 20170 found this helpful

Why my ice maker will not dispense ice

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14th Birthday Party Ideas

January 19, 20170 found this helpful

this is a hard one as I have never been that into preforming arts but I did see a WII game.. and copied what it said ...........as follows....Dance on Broadway is the Wii dance game that puts YOU center stage performing some of the biggest Broadway hits right at home! Dance, sing, and act to hit songs from your favorite musical performances, like You Cant Stop the Beat, Fame, and Luck Be A Lady- just to name a few! Challenge up to four friends or family members for the starring role in 20 Broadway hits. Get your jazz hands ready for Dance on Broadway!

https://www.pin  633387420981301/ is a site that has posters with different themes relating to the arts... you coud copy and paste to microsoft word or other office sites and print out to 8X10 and have posted around or in frames....on tables. or smaller as thank yo cards. or invitations... so a lot of searching on pinteest..... would love to hear how it came out

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January 19, 20170 found this helpful

WHat occured to me is, the Academy Awards are coming up soon. If you can time it right, you could have a RED CARPET OSCAR PARTY in your own home, or anybody's accomodating home that had a bit TV. You could rent out a restaurant with TVs for that day, though I honestly don't know how much that would cost.

If you could have it in a home and be credible, you could use the $500 to create cheap bling, canapes, etc. Print out photos of fave actors. DO the self-made selfie booth, etc. Look at lots of Hollywood Red Carpet events and see how much you can model off those ideas.

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Cat Spraying Inside

January 19, 20170 found this helpful

How may other males do you have? It may be a way to tell the others he is the top cat. I would also have him checked by the vet, to make sure there is not a health issue. When you clean up after him, avoid products that contain ammonia, as that attracts them back to those spots.

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January 19, 20170 found this helpful

Jackson Galaxy, from the great show My Cat From Hell, has a lot of experience dealing with spraying cats.

What he says is along the lines of the answer above, cats mainly spray because

1) illness of some sort

2) territorialness

3) stress of some sort (which canhave something to do with being bullied by other cats)

4) odour

You have to make a huge effort to eliminate the odour from the area, first of all. Clean and even replace furniture if you can.

Secondly, to take care of any possible bullying or territorialness, you can 'catify' your house, which basically means giving your cat lots of opportunity to get away from the other cats by giving him places to perch above everybody else. All this really entails is installing shelves and cat trees everywhere. Jackson Galaxy provides more info on that here http://jacksong  climbing-shelves

Here he is also offering some herbal products that can help with that: http://jacksong  cess-puffy-pants

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January 19, 20170 found this helpful

Your cat may have stress or wants to dominate his territory. Maybe because you have 5 cats he wants a space of his own. You have to neutralize the odor so they don't go back to the same spot. Make sure there is no physical reason the cat is spraying. If your cat is anxious, there are anti-anxiety medications. Finally, there is a product called Felliway. I got this from the website: Feliway is a synthetic copy of the feline facial pheromone used by cats to mark their territory as safe and secure. By mimicking the cat's natural facial pheromone, Feliway creates a state of familiarity and security in the cat's local environment. ... Feliway helps reduce or prevent unwanted behaviors caused by stress.

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One Handed Crafts

January 19, 20170 found this helpful

Hello my name is liz i also had a stroke and am now paralysed on one side pre stroke i used to bead threading now with one hand as much as i try its too frustrating so still wanting to be creative i came up with this glueing glass cabachons onto bracelet blanks i use a cork board and pin down the blank bracelet then glue on the cabs they make great gifts for family and friends who appreciated you as a person pre stroke and all new friends who appreciate you now post stroke i

Btw i am a stroke survivor

L would like to stay in contact and see how you get on also you or myself may come up with other useful ideas i never stop trying

Lizallvar AT hotmail.com

Sincerely

Liz

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January 19, 20170 found this helpful

Hello my name is liz i also had a stroke and am now paralysed on one side pre stroke i used to bead threading now with one hand as much as i try its too frustrating so still wanting to be creative i came up with this glueing glass cabachons onto bracelet blanks i use a cork board and pin down the blank bracelet then glue on the cabs they make great gifts for family and friends who appreciated you as a person pre stroke and all new friends who appreciate you now post stroke i

Btw i am a stroke survivor

L would like to stay in contact and see how you get on also you or myself may come up with other useful ideas i never stop trying

Lizallvar@hotmail.com

Sincerely

Liz

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Living Room Curtain Color Advice

January 19, 20170 found this helpful

for me, i would use a very light tan or winter white. or a sheer..... i think it would match nicely . if you use a color that matches your walls, it will be to much of the same color.

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January 19, 20170 found this helpful

My first choice would be seafoam green and light to med gray as an accent color, but since you have brown furniture you could try orange-ish accent colors, I know it sound ugly but I worked it and it was nice.

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Pet Odors Coming Through the Walls

January 19, 20170 found this helpful

Thanks for all the suggestions, one problem "I own the Townhouse". I have no landlord. So, I guess I live with it!

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January 19, 20170 found this helpful

there is a product called Odorban and omg does it work... maybe if you sprayed it on your baseboards and walls following directions it will help.... can you amomously put a bottle by the neighbor door? OR maybe speak to the aparment manager and ask for thier help...

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SSI and Inheritance

January 19, 20170 found this helpful

i do not think this will affect your benefits. but the best thing to do is to cal the SS dept... when I asked google for the no. i got this paragraph.. good luck .....

Contact Social Security By Phone. Generally, we do not publish the phone numbers of our local offices. You can call us toll-free at 1-800-772-1213 (TTY 1-800-325-0778). By calling 1-800-772-1213, you can use our automated telephone services to get recorded information and conduct some business 24 hours a day.

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Weight Watchers Weekly Menu Plan

January 19, 20170 found this helpful

http://www.dwlz  o/old1972ww.html i typed on google.. weight watcher menu plan from the 1070's and came up with this.. I hope it helps you ... and good luch on your weiht lossss !!!!

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Information on Old Book of Knowledge

January 19, 20170 found this helpful

This type of book is on its way out of our modern society of internet users so only true book collectors will pay very much money any more.

I do not believe your book falls in the collectors category due to the large volume published and still available - if anyone really wanted one.

Your book does not appear to be in really good condition but you can still check out on line auctions to see for yourself exactly what these are selling for - usually not much money - if ever sold.

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January 19, 20170 found this helpful

Looking at your book right now, I hate to say it does not look like it is worth very much. Not only is the used/rare book market pretty difficult, but I notice your book seems to have water stained and the cover is in poor condition.

I used to sell books on Amazon for a living, and what I would alwauys do is simply visit amazon.com or https://www.abe  ook-values.shtml or http://www.biblio.com/book-value and see what similar books are selling for. Even ebay.com is a good resource

also, almost every town has some sort of used book store. It can't hurt to go down and at least get trade value for it.

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January 19, 20170 found this helpful

Most of these books have less value than you think, unless they are first editions. Take it to a local bookseller, or e-mail the Antiques Roadshow at pbs.org.

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White Fuzz on Black Clothing

January 19, 20170 found this helpful

Do not use fabric softener sheet like bounce,gain or downy especially for dark colored clothes.

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Kitchen Cabinet and Wall Paint Color Advice

January 19, 20170 found this helpful

Have you thought of just painting the outside center panel of your cabinet doors until you can do your remodeling? You could take photos to the paint department of any of your larger stores (Lowes, Home Depo, etc) and check some of their color cards as well as ask for suggestions.

Seems like a nice lighter shade of green would lighten up the area and give you a better feel for what you would like in the future.

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January 19, 20170 found this helpful

wHAT i like to do under these circumstances, is consult with a colour wheel, and figure out which colours complement, contrast, etc with my chosen (or imposed-upon) colour.

IN this instance, I insterted the dark green into the colour wheel and you can see the result if you click on the buttons to show the complement, tertiary, etc colours

http://paletton  bzVrfgv-n+cdsE2n

https://www.ses  olor-calculator/

the Paletton wheel is nice because it provides options on lighter and darker shades as well

if you dont' want to go through the trouble of the above colour wheel, I would say that burgundy and blue are a good choice as they create a nice triad with the green

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January 19, 20170 found this helpful

A pale yellow or very light mint green would really liven things up until you can get to that remodel.

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Making a Paper K Cup Filter

January 19, 20170 found this helpful

Are you looking for a paper filter to go inside a K cup filter?

I use mine everyday and have not found a reason to use a paper filter but maybe I have misunderstood your question..

I ordered several filter cups off eBay for a very small amount of money and have used them for over a year with no problems.

just type in K-cup filter and you will find a lot to choose from.

You will have to order from China, Hong Kong, etc to get the best price as well as either very, very low cost or free shipping.

Since these are almost all made in China anyway -

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January 19, 20170 found this helpful

It looks like you have to at least purchase the hard plastic reusable filter. The fact is, the Keurig requires the hard structure.

If you really wanted to I suppose you could make your own with cardboard but it would not last and it would be dirty. The best would be to purchase the plastic ones and then, if you like, make disposable filters with regular coffee filters, like this guy in this video does: https://youtu.be/3jLSh4sW5Bs

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January 19, 20170 found this helpful

You can empty the grounds from a used K-cup and cover the top with foil. This will not work on the Keurig 2.0, however.

I think a better solution would be to buy the plastic, refillable K-cups. The Keurig company makes their own refillable K-cup for about $15.

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Re-Dyeing My Hair

January 19, 20170 found this helpful

Judy

Not exactly true. Permanent colors do tend to fade a bit. For that reason, hair color manufacturers recommend that for the last five minutes of retouch development time, the color be applied to the entire hair shaft. This brief time of color on already colored hair tends to refresh the old color. And too, by then most oxidation of the color has already taken place, it's unlikely the hair would go darker. Just a technical point.

You are right that the lady should not apply a full color treatment on top of a full color treatment (as a rule, there are exceptions). As with cybergrannie, I am totally confused as to why the lady would want to put the same color on her hair assuming she obtained good coverage with the first application.

If she were to put a semi permanent color on top of the permanent color, I would suggest that she use one that did not require a catalyst.

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Becoming a Longshoreman

January 19, 20170 found this helpful

My grandson belongs to the plumbers union in Ft Lauderdale, Fl and he says you should talk to someone at the union hall so you will know exactly what can/will qualify or disqualify you.

He had to pass several tests even to become an apprentice and then work for quite some time before being eligible to apply for anything above that level.

Unions all have their own rules and laws so please check with someone who really knows everything about this union.

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House Training an Abused Dog

January 19, 20170 found this helpful

Being that your dog was an abused dog and is now 6 years old it may take a well thought out plan to overcome whatever fear is causing this behavior. I feel sure it will take some time and patience also.

You did mention that she goes potty on the carpet.

Would it be possible to bring her into a smaller area that does not have carpet? Such as a laundry room?

I have had to retrain a puppy and I used a kinda sneaky method.

I let him into a kinda confined area with newspaper on part of the floor. After a while the puppy would go on the newspaper.

I just kept moving the newspaper closer to the door every day or so. I soon had the newspaper at the door and eventually moved it to the outside of the door on the small porch and finally into the yard. He was finally weaned and I was able to stop the newspaper routine but it was a very slow process.

This may not work for you but I hope you can find a solution soon.

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What Breed Is My Dog?

January 19, 20170 found this helpful

Due to the overall shape and markings i would guess this adorable little guy has German Shepherd and/or Husky in him. Could be a mix

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Identifying a Houseplant

January 19, 20170 found this helpful

This looks to me like an Aeschynanthus radicans, or lipstick plant. At some point do those dark red buds sprout bright red flowers?

More info here: http://www.miss  ?kempercode=b542

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Three Layer Jello Recipe

January 19, 20170 found this helpful

To recreate this dish,you could use 3 different kinds of jello with different colors. Example Strawberry, Lime, and Orange. Using a glass casserole dish, mix up one flavor, and pour into dish, let it set up, then add the other two layers by repeating the directions with each layer You could top it off with a layer of Cool Whip.

Harlean from Arkansas

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Value of Britannica Atlas 1768

January 19, 20170 found this helpful

You're correct they were NOT printed in 1768, it's just the title of the series. You have to look inside the books and see the published date. An Encyclopedia Brittanica 1768 full 24 book set printed in 1947 is worth about $200-$250 if you can find an interested buyer that is.

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What Breed Is My Dog?

January 19, 20170 found this helpful

Having volunteered at my local Humane Society, I know that much of the information given to new owners comes from the previous owner or from an experienced worker at the Humane Society.

Occasionally, a vet or vet tech will voice an opinion as to the breed of an animal but usually they are more involved with the ever demanding health problems of the animals under their care.

Here is a site that gives pretty accurate information but you will have to upload a photo:

https://www.what-dog.net/#

http://www.petm  edia/photoupload

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Substitute Mayo for Egg in Baking

January 19, 20170 found this helpful

I use this technique when making g cornbread batter. I use a tablespoon of mayonnaise and water. The mayonnaise has eggs, oil in it, if I have milk I will use milk, if no milk is available, I use water. The cornbread comes our of the oven Delicious!

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Classic Mayonnaise

January 19, 20171 found this helpful

Not done much now because of salmonella, pasteurized eggs would be safer. That is a 46 year old recipe.

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Oscar (Domestic Shorthair Cat)

January 19, 20170 found this helpful

Cats love boxes!

I think Oscar has the right idea and looks very comfortable.

I have already voted but just wanted to say that I approve of Oscar's outlook on life.

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Reuse Healthy Choice Steamer Baskets

January 19, 20170 found this helpful

I agree that these are just too cute to throw away. Why not use them to steam small portions of frozen veggies in the microwave? I'm going to try it...

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My Dog Has Gas

January 19, 20170 found this helpful

Try human vitamins online or health food store. Puritans Pride.com sells them.

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Riddle: What Has Many Doors But No Rooms?

January 19, 20170 found this helpful

No, it's a question i asked myself one day lying down on my couch, and now i can't figure it out. But you guys have lots of good answers. Thanks for Responding. :)

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