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Yahoo! email address is a long string of random letters and numbers

Around 10 years ago, Yahoo! used to have this email program for minors that my mom signed me up for. Since then they have discontinued the system, while I was still a minor. Because of that, I have ...
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How can I mark videos as read in my YouTube subscriptions without opening them?

I use the YouTube Subscription Service to follow Channels. The only way I know to remove "new" videos from the sidebar is by opening and closing them. I would like to mark all videos of a channel (or ...
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Why doesn't Flickr love me?

I was going to ask why my upload never finished, but this was more interesting: x-flickr-loves-you: 0 This is an actual HTTP header returned by the URL https://s.yimg.com/pw/combo/1/3.11.0 during ...
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Google Docs mathematics equations reference numbers

I am creating a document with multiple equations and I want to reference these equations in later parts of the document. Is there any easy way to do this in Google Docs, preferable automatically?
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Additional sections in priority inbox?

I have been able to customize the categories in priority inbox like it details here. I thought I saw somewhere a hack to create more than the default 4 sections within priority inbox. I cannot find it ...
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Disable redirect notice in Google Calendar

I regularly click on links in calendar events for work and every single time Google Calendar first sends me to this page: Since when is the default response to a user clicking on a link, "Let's send ...
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Link to a specific mail in Outlook 365

When I read a mail in Outlook 365, I would like to put a link to that specific mail in my external to-do list in order to open it directly. It's possible with Gmail but I don't see how to do that ...
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How do I quickly move a bunch of cards to a different list?

I'm reviewing a Done list that has been allowed to sprawl. I'm moving cards to Done (month) lists. This means I have to: (1) open card, review date; (2) click on Move; (3) click on the list dropdown, ...
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If Google Drive doesn't count Google documents against storage space, can other formats be embedded or transferred to Google documents?

According to this Google documents (Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, Photos etc.) don't count towards storage used on Google Drive. Does this mean if you copy and past an image or video into a Google ...
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Log in to Digg with email

I (accidentally) created another Digg account when I signed up for Digg Reader, because I used the same (my primary) email I used for Google Reader. Now I just realized I have two Digg accounts, one ...
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How can I set a default font for text pasted into Google Slides?

I know that you can change the font for all predefined layout slides by going to View > Master in the menu bar. However, when I paste new text into my slides, it is still formatted with the Google ...
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How to find large files and specific file types?

I've tried different options in the search bar and searched Google far and wide but can't find help. My unlimited Amazon Drive account has been discontinued so I'm trying to prune it of all the large ...
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Dropbox is showing folders, and then isn't

When I first enter one shared Dropbox directory, it first shows me all of the sub-directories as well. After a brief moment, though, it stops showing them. They disappear completely from my browsing ...
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Find and replace on Evernote web app

On the Evernote web app, is there a way to find and replace text? I can use the inbuilt find tool in my browser (Chrome) by pressing Ctrl + F, but I can't work out a quick way to replace text as well,...
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How do I undo blocks by anti-gamergate apps?

How do I unblock blocks made by anti-gamergate apps? I noticed that my twitter account had blocked Brian Cox because he was on a blacklist of an anti-gamergate app. Checking my Twitter Settings for ...
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How can I associate a street address with a Google Apps Calendar conference room resource?

Google recommends naming calendar resources, like conference rooms, like this NYC-14-12-Boardroom-15-VC. This means that when a user creates a meeting that will take place in that conference room, the ...
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How can I make a personal Google calendar show times as busy when coworkers of mine schedule appointments with our Google Apps at work?

I have a personal Google calendar, associated with my own personal Google account, and a work Google calendar, as part of my office's Google Apps setup. Whenever co-workers of mine try to schedule ...
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How to download an archive of all posts on Piazza?

Piazza has no official feature to download all posts. I can't use wget to crawl the site, because although I can get past the login using a cookies.txt file, the entire interface is dynamically ...
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Can I change my Flickr account to use Gmail instead of my Yahoo account?

I want to delete my Yahoo account (do you need to ask why?) but I realised it's used to login to Flickr. Flickr allows you to transfer your account to a different Yahoo account and allows you to ...
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Filtering spam / scraped / auto generated sites from Google alerts

I use Google alerts to monitor our company name online, my alerts search query is: "Company Name" OR "company.com" -site:pinterest.com Recently we have seen a ton of spam sites crawling, article ...
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How to share Google Keep labels with others?

I have multiple Google Keep labels and I would like to share them with other users. I know you can share a single note but I would like to share an entire Label. Is this possible? And if yes, how can ...
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How do I get a Google N-Gram plot with a logarithmic axis?

I have an N-Gram plot where the frequencies span several orders of magnitude and are thus some relevant results are not really readable on a linear scale. I am aware that I can multiply some lines ...
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How do I report/change the $ rating of a restaurant on Google Maps?

This place is rated $$, but it should be $$$$. I tried to "Suggest an Edit", but the dollar rating wasn't available to change.
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Due date notification alert/alarm

Is there an option to set up an alarm when the due date passes? I know the notification is appearing 24 hours before exact time, but I am looking for something like an alarm when the due date passes.
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How do I know if a LastPass One Time Password (OTP) has been used?

I intend to give some LastPass one time passwords to close family. Is there a way to know if a one time password has been used? Is it possible to get an email notification that it was used?
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Show bundled messages once a week on a day other than Monday?

Google Inbox allows showing bundled messages either: a) as they arrive, b) once a day at 7am, or c) once a week, on Monday at 7am. Is there any way to get it to show the messages once a week, on ...
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How to send an email with a link to an auto-populated form in MailChimp?

MailChimp always appends the "update subscription preferences" link at the bottom of an email, which links to a page that is auto-populated with the subscriber's name and email. Is there a way in ...
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Create table of contents in Google Docs from only specific heading types

If I have a Google Docs document with various heading values, can I create table of contents from only specific heading values? The reason I'd like to do this is to create a to-do list that updates ...
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Refer to numbered item in Google Document

Is there a way to refer (dynamically) to a numbered item in a Google Doc? For example, say I have a list: Item one Item two Item three and I wish to refer to item 2. in a normal paragraph, but in ...
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How to receive my own Google Groups posts by e-mail?

I'm setting up a Google Group for use as an open-source mailing-list. In Mailman, as a user I can choose to receive copies of all messages by email (even ones that I send and ones that are cc:ed to ...
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Is there a way to export all blog posts in Google Sites and import it into Blogger?

I have a Google Site that contains an announcement page. This announcement page is serving like a blog within Google Sites right now, but I would like to migrate it to use Blogger instead. I ...
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How to efficiently search all draft posts on Tumblr?

I have a large number of draft posts on Tumblr. I often want to find one draft post to continue editing the post. If I go to the drafts page, by default only the first few posts are listed. I have to ...
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Why is Google not accepting my phone number?

I'm trying to create a Google account but I fail the verification. The problem is that I get this message: This phone number format is not recognized. Please check the country and number. I have ...
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Searching for Chinese words in Wikka wiki

I am a user of Wikka wiki and I have a problem of searching Chinese words. The problem is that there is are spaces between Chinese words. Therefore, the entire title of a page is taken as a single ...
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Display Events in JCal Pro Calendar on Google Calendar

I have a Joomla! website, that uses JCal Pro to display the calendar. Now, in my Google calendar, I want to import the JCal calendar into it. In other words, I want to display the contents of JCal ...
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Automatically turn on Gmail Vacation Responder from gCal 'Out of Office' events

I see some good scripts on turning on responder for 'every Friday', etc., but with the new gCal feature of 'Out of Office' events, is there a way to turn on vacation responder any time there is ...
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Removing News sections on the new Google News

The new release of Google News no longer seems to have a "Manage Sections" area. Is there ANY WAY to remove entire sections? For example, I NEVER want to see "Sports news".
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Github @ mentions in private repos

I keep @mentioning the wrong users in our private repository's Issues. What's actually happening as a result of this? Is github 'clever' enough to determine that those users don't have access to our ...
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Can a Twitter URL specify how many pages or entries to show?

Right now, the link https://twitter.com/itunescarddeals will show the first page of content, and when the user scrolls down, then Twitter will add more content to the end of the page. Is there a ...
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Set title of currently selected chart from named cell

There's a sample over here that will show how to set the first's chart title to the active cell: function onOpen(){ SpreadsheetApp.getUi().createMenu('Charts').addItem('Update title of the first ...
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Exclude retweets when two feeds in one timeline

Looking for a solution to a twitter search query. I have two feeds (A and B) in a single timeline. I want to only exclude B's retweets of A to help reduce any duplication. Is this possible?
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Fit text box to the text in Google Drawings

I would like to fit every box to the text. Seems like not an option in Format. Is this a missing feature?
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How can I forward an entire conversation and retain attachments in Gmail?

As stated in the title, I want to forward an entire conversation (as asked in this question, although the method to do this has changed a bit due to UI changes) while retaining all the attachments in ...
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Prioritise Japanese characters over Chinese equivalent characters in English version of Google?

Here is the dilemma. I am using Windows and do not want to change the system UI to Japanese (which is more difficult to read than English), but I want to read Japanese search results. The problem is, ...
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How can I take control of, or remove, an abandoned Facebook page for my Scout Group?

Someone years ago created a Facebook page for our Scout Group. I’ve no idea who, there’s very little content on it, and we have another one that is live and in use anyway. The problem is, we keep ...
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Does Wolfram|Alpha support Knuth's up-arrow notation?

Inspired by Hjan's answer to Don't settle for a billion, I wanted to try calculating the value of using WolframAlpha. I've tried using 6↑↑100, 6↑100, and 6 arrow 100 to represent Knuth's up-arrow ...
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How can I disable or change the language of Twitter Moments?

Is there any way to tell twitter to disable Twitter Moments, or change it to a non-English language? I've tried, under https://twitter.com/settings/account , to change my country to Japan, but I'm ...
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Facebook shows conversation as unread even though last message was posted by me

Often when I reply to a Facebook message, the message stays marked as "unread". For instance in the screenshot below (messenger.com) the first and third conversations are OK, but the conversation in ...
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How can I permalink answers on answers.microsoft.com?

Is it possible to permalink to an answer on Microsoft Community? Take the answer below from "Using Windows 7, how do I run CHKDSK?" as an example. Clicking the author name goes to the user's profile ...
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Google Forms Answer Validation Based On Another Previous Given Answer

I am working on a form in Google Forms. At some point during my form, I need to validate an answer based in a previous answer. To make it more clear, I give you an example: How many hours do you ...

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