Monthly Archives: January 2011

This should be obvious, but how do I add someone as a friend on Facebook and/or send them a private email?

(You): This should be obvious, but how do I add someone as a friend on Facebook and/or send them a private email? (Agustin): You know Git and you don’t know how to do this? (You): I’m a man of varied … Continue reading

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Do fruits contain ONLY fructose, or a combo of fructose + other sugars?

(You): Do fruits contain ONLY fructose, or a combo of fructose + other sugars? (Catherine): i’l have to pass (You): OK :) ———————- (Jennie): It’s a combo http://www.thepaleodiet.com/nutritional_tools/fruits_table.html [Vark assigned category: fructose, more details]

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Where can I play Chess online against human opponents for free in a “chat room” like setting?

(You): Where can I play Chess online against human opponents for free in a “chat room” like setting? (Patrick): chess.com (Patrick): just got to chess.com, create a login, and then got to online chess. if you want to play me, … Continue reading

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http://xkcd.com/850/ [http://xkcd.com/850/] is obviously a parody of some sort of real survey or map. Where can I find the survey/map that it refers to?

(You): http://xkcd.com/850/ [http://xkcd.com/850/] is obviously a parody of some sort of real survey or map. Where can I find the survey/map that it refers to? (Andrew): it’s a very old joke about how strong may be americans’ stereotypes about the … Continue reading

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Is there really such a thing as a sugar-free fruit rollup? I thought even fruit had sugar, even though it’s mostly fructose, not glucose? Reference: http://comics.com/big_nate/2010-10-29/ [http://comics.com/big_nate/2010-10-29/]

(You): Is there really such a thing as a sugar-free fruit rollup? I thought even fruit had sugar, even though it’s mostly fructose, not glucose? Reference: http://comics.com/big_nate/2010-10-29/ [http://comics.com/big_nate/2010-10-29/] (Kristina): You could make it through chemical processes to remove the fruit … Continue reading

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What’s the world’s cheapest *Linux compatible* laptop? Wasn’t there one for like $100?

(You): What’s the world’s cheapest *Linux compatible* laptop? Wasn’t there one for like $100? (Andries): OLPC – but you need to buy in huge bulk. The $100 one I think is now a little more expensive, but it depends on … Continue reading

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In the British version of Whose Line Is It Anyway, Steven Frost sometimes says “Melvin, Melvin, Melvin” doing an impression of someone, but I can’t figure out who.

(You): In the British version of Whose Line Is It Anyway, Steven Frost sometimes says “Melvin, Melvin, Melvin” doing an impression of someone, but I can’t figure out who. [Vark assigned category: British, more details]

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thepiratebay.org is great for finding TV shows, but not as good for finding books. I own several thousand books and would like electronic copies of them on my Kindle. Where’s a good place to look (despite the potential legal issues)?

(You): thepiratebay.org is great for finding TV shows, but not as good for finding books. I own several thousand books and would like electronic copies of them on my Kindle. Where’s a good place to look (despite the potential legal … Continue reading

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I like these current weekly TV shows: Shit My Dad Says, The Office, 30 Rock, Outsourced. What other current weekly shows might I enjoy? (ie, ones that are airing now, not old shows that have been canceled)

(You): I like these current weekly TV shows: Shit My Dad Says, The Office, 30 Rock, Outsourced. What other current weekly shows might I enjoy? (ie, ones that are airing now, not old shows that have been canceled) (Laurie): Parks … Continue reading

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How do I make Windows CE boot into ‘safe’ mode or some other mode where I can change basic settings, etc?

(You): How do I make Windows CE boot into ‘safe’ mode or some other mode where I can change basic settings, etc? (Nand Kishore): try F8 or F12 depending on what the OEM has [Vark assigned category: Windows CE, more … Continue reading

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