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How to add days to a date

I'm using a Google Spreadsheet to perform calculations and I'd like to do some simple date math. For example, TODAY() add 7 days. I don't see any functions to do it and some quick stabs in the ...
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1answer
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How to watch BBC iPlayer outside UK

I would like to watch BBC programmes from abroad. Anybody has a step by step process of how to accomplish just that? I heard it will be possible to do just that some time in the second half of 2011 ...
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Does word order matter for Google Search?

Does it affect the speed or efficiency of Google Search if I just put the words in randomly as opposed to some specific order?
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Can I display Facebook Page status on my website?

Is it possible to let my website show the status message of my facebook page? How can this be done?
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2answers
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How to retrieve deleted spam mails

I received an important mail in the spam folder and just as I hit the delete button, I realized its importance, Can I restore this mail ? Notice that I use Yahoo mail.
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4answers
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Speed up YouTube Playback?

Is there a way to speed up YouTube playback?
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How to watch NASA TV without installing plugins?

I just found this video on "NASA TV", but I don't feel like installing a plugin to my relatively pristine Chrome. Can I watch it without a plugin?
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3answers
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Customizable alarm clock/set off a YouTube video on a timer

I want to wake up to the sound of a particular YouTube video. Is there a way I can set an alarm-clock/youtube-video-timer on my computer, so that the video will start playing at a predefined time?
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Web app for designing a class schedule [closed]

Is there any web app that could be used to design a class schedule? The problem is that you don't know exactly which classes you are able to take (e.g. some have overlapping times with others, some ...
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Why does eBay keep sending me “daily deals” emails?

I changed my notification preferences on the eBay website to stop sending me spam some time ago. It does say that the changes can take up to 10 days, but believe me, I unticked everything well past ...
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2answers
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Is there another way to mark a recommended item as “Not Interested” in Google Reader? [closed]

Sometimes posts are really long (in screen space, not necessarily words) to get to the bottom of, so a keyboard shortcut would be really helpful for marking the "Not Interested" box of a post. Is ...
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4answers
11k views

Does Team Foundation Server have a REST API?

I could have sworn that I stumbled upon documentation for Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS) REST API at some point, but can't seem to find it now. I can only seem to find stuff on their .NET SDK....
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1answer
898 views

Is it possible to sync Microsoft Word 2011 for Mac with Google Docs ?

Is it possible to sync Microsoft Word 2011 for Mac with Google Docs? If so, how?
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1answer
2k views

Blocked list in Gmail?

Is there a way to generate a list of my blocked contacts in Gmail?
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1answer
496 views

How does one link between his/her various tiddlers?

I'm currently trying to figure this out. It seems a little complicated and I haven't found any resources that explain it clearly.
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1answer
9k views

How can I change the name associated with my Gmail Account?

If I go into Settings > Accounts and Import, under Send mail as I see the name associated with my account. I would like to change this. If I click Edit Info, I see that the name is selected and it ...
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2answers
92 views

Making Facebook Less Annoying

I rejoined Facebook recently (quite sadly). What are some ways to keep the Like Button, What Kind Of? Applications, <3<3<3<3<3<3<3 girls, spamspamspam guys, and just the general ...
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2answers
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How do I reload/refresh the contacts birthday's calendar in Google Calendar?

I recently removed a number of contacts from Gmail but their birthday's still show up in my contacts birthday's calendar I subscribe to. I unsubscribed/resubscribed to the calendar but the birthdays ...
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2answers
448 views

Block advertising from appearing on YouTube channels

A customer of mine has created a YouTube channel for their business but is concerned about the advertising distracting from the product. Is there any way to stop or prevent the adverts from appearing?...
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7answers
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Formatting a cell with word wrap without switching modes?

How can one format a cell to have word wrap in Google Sheets? I've tried Shift+Enter, but that doesn't seem to work. One thing I know works is to place the spreadsheet into List Mode and then if you ...
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1answer
4k views

In Google Sheets in List View, can you add rows to the bottom instead of the top? [closed]

I've been using Google Sheets in List View (View->List View on the menu bar) as I have a fixed number of columns in my spreadsheet. I'd like to add new rows to the end of the List instead of at the ...
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6answers
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Super easy and free photo sharing site [closed]

I'm looking for an easy (very easy) photo sharing site where I can just pop a picture up quickly and easily AND easily share it by emailing a link. And also people can see it without any hassles by ...
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1answer
202 views

How do I use Google Groups to control access to a Google Calendar?

I would like to set up a Calendar that only people who are a member of a specific Group can access. As people are added to the Group they get access to the Calendar. If they leave the Group, they ...
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1answer
653 views

What happens to a blocked Facebook account's email address?

What happens to a blocked Facebook account's email address?
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3answers
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Setting reminders in friends shared Google calendar

If I share a Google calendar with a friend and add events to it, is there some way that I can set reminders for those events in his instance of that calendar?
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Are the parameters for www.youtube.com/watch documented?

The YouTube watch page can accept a staggeringly high number of parameters, but various Google searches on the topic only resulted in every blogger and their dog announcing the #t quasi-parameter for ...
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4answers
15k views

My Gmail password has been changed by someone

Yesterday when I tried to access my Gmail account. I was not able to access it. It was showing me that password is wrong even though I haven't changed the password. (Later on I recovered password ...
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1answer
2k views

Upgrading Gmail from standard to premium

I am the domain licensee but not the administrator. The administrator is currently uncontactable. How do I upgrade from standard to premium Gmail? Google is making it so difficult for customers to ...
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2answers
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URL tweets not appearing after logging in to Twitter [closed]

From our sites we are using Twitter to post some items, but if the user was not logged in to Twitter the supposed tweet is not carried over, instead we are directed to Twitter homepage and my tweet is ...
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3answers
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How do I submit a post to the Ask HN section of the Hacker News website?

I'm sure I'm missing something simple here, but I can't figure out how to submit a question to the Ask HN section of the Hacker News website. How do I do this?
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Download your Twitter followers' avatar pictures

I'm looking for a way to download all my followers' profile pics (48x48 px or bigger) in one run using either the Twitter API or some scripted scraping on twitter.com
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3answers
14k views

How can I re-add a friends posts to my newsfeed?

A while ago I removed one of my friend's posts from my Facebook news feed. I'd like to add them back to the feed, but can't find any way of doing this. I suppose I could un-friend & re-friend them ...
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4answers
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Easiest way to have an RSS feed with group contributions?

Our development team regularly sends each other links to read. Email isn't the best format for this; we'd like for all of us to be able to contribute to an RSS feed that we can all consume via Google ...
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1answer
5k views

Facebook : Photos tab not visible in profile to 'Everyone'

For a personal account, I've set the privacy of all albums to 'Everyone', but still the Photos tab is not visible for people who are not 'Friends'. Direct links to the album are accessible, but the ...
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11answers
47k views

Get e-mail addresses from Gmail messages received

How can I export a list containing e-mail addresses for everyone that has sent me an e-mail? I have all of the messages archived.
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1answer
8k views

Is there any way to find out what country a website is hosted in? [closed]

I am trying to find the country of web hosting of a website. Is there any web application online which I can use, or any method to find it?
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3answers
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Changing the name of a Facebook Page

I created a Facebook Page for a web site and had the page match the name of the site. Since then, the website has since changed its name and I need to update the Facebook Page to reflect this. Is it ...
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1answer
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How do I tell Google Reader to mark the currently-shown page as read if I know it's in one of my subscribed feeds? [closed]

Occasionally, I browse to (i.e., arrive at without using Google Reader) a URL that I know is an item in one of my subscribed feeds. (One common way this happens is through Twitter.) I'm wondering if ...
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1answer
13k views

How can I get the IDs of a Facebook user's friends?

How can I get the IDs (or links) of a Facebook user's friends? Any app for that? His/her friends are visible to everyone. I can get his/her friends IDs manually but it takes long time.
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1answer
399 views

Right-click menu covered in Hotmail

In Hotmail or Windows Live Mail, you can right click to bring up a menu. In Firefox, the default right-click menu covers it. Any solutions?
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2answers
45k views

Where can I find recent snowfall totals for a city? [closed]

I'm trying to find a place that shows how much snow has fallen in the last few days. Reports from amateur weather stations (such as in-home or at schools) are fine. If possible, I'd like to know what ...
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0answers
846 views

In GMail, is it possible to reverse “always display images from” decisions? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I force images to hide in Gmail? GMail hides images by default, and provides an "always display images from [sender's e-mail address]" link at the top of messages with ...
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1answer
2k views

Customizing Google Sites look and feel

I find the site layout and theming capabilities in Google Sites (found in the Manage Site screen) very limited; for instance, I do not seem to be able to place the horizontal navigation buttons ...
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5answers
584k views

How do I check my promotional credit with Amazon?

I'm trying to figure out how much promotional credit I have before I make a purchase (stupid 1-click for digital purchases). I do not want to check my gift card balance. I want to know how much ...
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2answers
1k views

Is it possible to limit Gmail search results to unread messages?

Is it possible to limit Gmail search results to unread messages? This isn't about selecting unread questions from existing search results, which is covered in this question. I'm looking for a search ...
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4answers
130k views

Can I delete my public GitHub repository?

I have a Git repository hosted publicly on GitHub that I would like to delete. How can I do this?
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1answer
275 views

Translate all cities to German [closed]

Does anyone know if exist any webservice that can translate city name in English to the city name in German?
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1answer
2k views

Prevent People from tagging me on facebook photo [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is it possible to stop people from associating things with me on facebook without my permission? How do I prevent people or applications from tagging me to photo? or better ...
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1answer
8k views

How do I forward all calls to Google Voice?

I'm on the AT&T network and I want to forward all my calls to my Google Voice number except for calls from my google voice number. I believe I need to use AT&T's custom call forwarding codes ...
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1answer
122 views

Export one of my friend lists

I know how to export all my friends (using backupify or others), but now I just want to export a specific list. How can I do this? By exporting, I just mean their ID. I don't need any other ...

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