PDA

View Full Version : General Questions


Pages : 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 86 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 95 96 97 98 99 100 101 102 103 104 105 106 107 108 109 110 111 112 113 114 115 116 117 118 119 120 121 122 123 124 125 126 127 128 129 130 131 132 133 134 135 136 137 138 139 140 141 142 143 144 145 146 147 148 149 150 151 152 [153] 154 155 156 157 158 159 160 161 162 163 164 165 166 167 168 169 170 171 172 173 174 175 176 177 178 179 180 181 182 183 184 185 186 187 188 189 190 191 192 193 194 195 196 197 198 199 200 201 202 203 204 205 206 207 208 209 210 211 212 213 214 215 216 217 218 219 220 221 222 223 224 225 226 227 228 229 230 231 232 233 234 235 236 237 238 239 240 241 242 243 244 245 246 247 248 249 250 251 252 253 254 255 256 257 258 259 260 261 262 263 264 265 266 267 268 269 270 271 272 273 274 275 276 277 278 279 280 281 282 283 284 285 286 287 288 289 290 291 292 293 294 295 296 297 298 299 300 301 302 303 304 305 306 307 308 309 310 311 312 313 314 315 316 317 318 319 320 321 322 323 324 325 326 327 328 329 330 331 332 333 334 335 336 337 338 339 340 341 342 343 344 345 346 347 348 349 350 351 352 353 354 355 356 357 358 359 360 361 362 363 364 365 366 367 368 369 370 371 372 373 374 375 376 377 378 379 380 381 382 383 384 385 386 387 388 389 390 391 392 393 394 395 396 397 398 399 400 401 402 403 404 405 406 407 408 409 410 411 412 413 414 415 416 417 418 419 420 421 422 423 424 425 426 427 428 429 430 431 432 433 434 435 436 437 438 439 440 441 442 443 444 445 446 447 448 449 450 451 452 453 454 455 456 457 458 459 460 461 462 463 464 465 466 467 468 469 470 471 472 473 474 475 476 477 478 479 480 481 482 483 484 485 486 487 488 489 490 491 492 493 494 495 496 497 498 499 500 501 502 503 504 505 506 507 508 509 510 511 512 513 514 515 516 517 518 519 520 521 522 523 524 525 526 527 528 529 530 531 532 533 534 535 536 537 538 539 540 541 542 543 544 545 546 547 548 549 550 551 552 553 554 555 556 557 558 559 560 561 562 563 564 565 566 567 568 569 570 571 572 573 574 575 576 577 578 579 580 581 582 583 584 585 586 587 588 589 590 591 592 593 594 595 596 597 598 599 600 601 602 603 604 605 606 607 608 609 610 611 612 613 614 615 616 617 618 619 620 621 622 623 624 625 626 627 628 629 630 631 632 633 634 635 636 637 638 639 640 641 642 643 644 645 646 647 648 649 650 651 652 653 654 655 656 657 658 659 660 661 662 663 664 665 666 667 668 669 670 671 672 673 674 675 676 677 678 679 680 681 682 683 684 685 686 687 688 689 690 691 692 693 694 695 696 697 698 699 700 701 702 703 704 705 706 707 708 709 710 711 712 713 714 715 716 717 718 719 720 721 722 723 724 725 726 727 728 729 730 731 732 733 734 735 736 737 738 739 740 741 742 743 744 745 746 747 748 749 750 751 752 753 754 755 756 757 758 759 760 761 762 763 764 765 766 767 768 769 770 771 772 773 774 775 776 777 778 779 780 781 782 783 784 785 786 787 788 789 790 791 792 793 794 795 796 797 798 799 800 801 802 803 804 805 806 807 808 809 810 811 812 813 814 815 816 817 818 819 820 821 822 823 824 825 826 827 828 829 830 831 832 833 834 835 836 837 838 839 840 841 842 843 844 845 846 847 848 849 850 851 852 853 854 855 856 857 858 859 860 861 862 863 864 865 866 867 868 869 870 871 872 873 874 875 876 877 878 879 880 881 882 883 884 885 886 887 888 889 890 891 892 893 894 895 896 897 898 899 900 901 902 903 904 905 906 907 908 909 910 911 912 913 914 915 916 917 918 919 920 921 922 923 924 925 926 927 928 929 930 931 932

  1. Replaced heatsink/fan, now computer won't respond at all
  2. Do Magnetic Squeegees Really Work?
  3. How old can skyscrapers get?
  4. How do women at nudist camps manage their period?
  5. VHS: UK to US Conversion
  6. Lost volume
  7. The story with the dude and the big knot
  8. Honda Civics: Why?
  9. How much water on Mars?
  10. Predators
  11. Can I Still Eat Tortilla Chips?
  12. Japan WWII Question
  13. Women's Lib
  14. Why does faster-than-light travel violate causality?
  15. Popping blisters: is it so bad?
  16. F---ing warts
  17. update on my ie6/Me nightmare
  18. Excel Help, Please
  19. Birds
  20. Looks like I need a new cpu and motherboard what should I get?
  21. hardwood floors - how do I add to them?
  22. Micronations: Declare War and get foreign aid?
  23. Spoiler (Car) Question
  24. Southern (U.S.) pickup truck decal displays -- what's the deal?
  25. Engineering Questions (career related)
  26. How to make Internet Explorer stop automatically opening a file type and let me save
  27. footnoting with keyboard only in Word97?
  28. Why isn't HIV transmitted by mosquitos?
  29. What the <beep> is wrong with my 1983 Toyota Corolla?
  30. Winamp visualization question
  31. Salsa: Dance or Party Food?
  32. Statistics query: relative size of variance
  33. English Legal System : Barrister vs. Soliciter?
  34. Did any of Mengele's "research" come up with anything useful for humanity?
  35. Menu at the last supper?
  36. Rechargeable batteries- Lead Acid vs. NiMH (pignose)
  37. What do I need to know about hooking up a computer to a mini-stereo system?
  38. Student loans -- what's the deal?
  39. Fair Market Value of Used Children's Clothes for Charitable Donation Purposes?
  40. Skin disorder? (May be TMI)
  41. Why do some chinese people answer yes/no w/o knowing the question?
  42. Hypersion Essbase and VBA
  43. Slavic Feminine Surnames
  44. 10 Dimensions??
  45. Why must I bounce my leg?
  46. mics
  47. Why Are Iris's Coloured?
  48. can you handle uranium
  49. one for the ladies....
  50. How easy is it to reverse a vasectomy?
  51. Supercuts using hair thinner?
  52. About moniter cords
  53. 3rd World Nations?
  54. Hex Editing
  55. Question about 3dfx settings.
  56. Soluble fiber
  57. Is there anything we can do so we have a boy?
  58. a thing that only women can do.
  59. What's the deal with 420?
  60. Can You Drive With Your Feet?
  61. You're using my old e-mail address. (spam)
  62. Fellow Health-Pros: Scrubs Question
  63. Origin of phrase "Brown as berries"
  64. Cosmology Question-What Happens When The Stars All Burn Out?
  65. How do men in Nudist camps avoid erections?
  66. I got a virus. Anyone else get this one? What's its name? Is a virus scan enough?
  67. Four black hole questions
  68. Help me find an article about Stagger Lee
  69. Computer Movies
  70. Stock crashed, then delisted... now what?
  71. The Physics of Collisions
  72. Fellow Cyclists, Please
  73. what's wrong with my computer?
  74. nitinol and power-generation
  75. Sex as a recreational activity.
  76. Hitting people in dreams
  77. Why are there no new fast food restaurants?
  78. Safety meeting, as in 420
  79. "Re: You're using my old e-mail address." Huh? What's this new devilry?
  80. What ever happened to wang?
  81. Acrobat Reader printing problem
  82. Statistics please: where/how do people meet their mates? (NOT an IMHO poll)
  83. How is American Independence Day celebrated in other countries, and by who?
  84. Do police patrol cars have music radios?
  85. "automat" still in use?
  86. Is dark energy expanding me?
  87. How do M.D.'s know which anti-depressant to prescribe?
  88. On Addiction and Recovery
  89. I sleep talk in my sleep!
  90. Forward, romance language experts! Etymology of "today" in various languages
  91. New Harddrive question for computer types
  92. What was the real name of the man who played Step 'n Fetchit in the movies?
  93. Writing checks - why line out after the amount?
  94. How to get started in computer programming for Linux
  95. Feeling a little fruity...
  96. preserving lettuce
  97. Has anyone died from lung cancer soley from smoking marijuana?
  98. Verizon DSL (& their lousy tech support), Free 10 MB Webspace, and URLs
  99. Acura electrical problem
  100. They say that a person will eat aleast 4 spiders in their liftime....
  101. surgical penis/finger thing MUST be fake, right? Please?
  102. Web Dev forums?
  103. Why is my computer restarting itself?
  104. Removing Gunpowder Residue From Clothes, Skin
  105. Magnetization properties: Help!
  106. Word usage: Try AND vs Try TO
  107. Question about Mitochondrial DNA
  108. Microsoft Internet Explorer won't finish loading
  109. Has the winner of a war ever been tried for war crimes?
  110. Why aren't there more than one species of human?
  111. "active ingredients"
  112. Audio Receiver help
  113. when machines hate humans
  114. Why do we call it a nightmare?
  115. Why does being cowardly= yellow?
  116. Supreme Court trials
  117. Why is there no ginger ale in Seattle?
  118. How much sleep do we really need?
  119. carpet bubbles
  120. Why dont all my fonts appear in MSWord - WordArt?
  121. the expanding universe
  122. Price of non-alcoholic drinks
  123. Can trial witnesses say this to a bullying crossexamining attorney
  124. Jurisdiction of the USA in high seas mutiny?
  125. Could the terminally ill British patient go to the continent to end her life?
  126. What's up with these e-mails?
  127. "Great Scott"
  128. European Dopers...has the EU given you any new civil rights? Taken any away?
  129. What are some good books to get started with EE major?
  130. Fujita Scale
  131. What became of data over mains cabling?
  132. Word 97 SOS! Can't open saved document! Deadline approacheth!
  133. Karl Marx and the value of a product!
  134. How does theoretical math produce stuff like the probable number of dimensions?
  135. Card Trick...How does this work?
  136. America "due" for any natural disasters?
  137. Road rash treatment
  138. The precision of a solar eclipse
  139. New Ladies' Jeans Fashion...
  140. If nobody claims a lottery what happens to the money?
  141. Why don't moths fly toward the sun in the daytime?
  142. Baseball: Triple Header?
  143. Major league baseball question
  144. Sublimation on the WWW
  145. Am I dyselxic?
  146. Many Titanium PowerBook ???, I'm PC based and making the big switcheroo.
  147. Computers: Hard Drives: If all bays are full, what is the best way to add one?
  148. How much trouble would I be in? Car registration/insurance
  149. Legal prosecution by citizen
  150. What Can You Guys Tell Me About Cerebral Hypoxia?
  151. QUICK--do I need special postage to send a letter via air mail (USA-Germany)?
  152. Baseball Hall of Fame question
  153. Win Xp
  154. Win Xp
  155. Deafness, sign language and rhyme
  156. Remote dialup via prepaid phone card?
  157. mosquito magnet - does it work?
  158. Most hits without a run? (Baseball question)
  159. Portable phone headset mics vs computer headset mics.
  160. DivX
  161. Excessive x-rays in pre-1968 TVs
  162. How do they catch speeders without radar guns?
  163. It wants me to format a disk that's formatted
  164. Hotel near SFO with in-room broadband?
  165. online escort services
  166. How do I use a boot disk?
  167. External Video Card
  168. How long to develop a callouse...
  169. What should I do with my money?
  170. Ebay reserve auction/bidding question
  171. A Plus Certification
  172. Order of Operations Question
  173. Why is my VCR munching tapes.
  174. Racism and rummage sales
  175. What the heck is that key?
  176. Who is the man with the paper ass?
  177. What would a phonetic English alphabet look like?
  178. Old Testament Bible Question
  179. languages with gender; I just don't get it.
  180. Digital trickery
  181. Acura Integra *please help car enthusiasts*
  182. Who sang the "Toast" song?
  183. Why doen't my computer have a button for cents ?
  184. Plastic bits on side of car
  185. Armpit hair and body odor
  186. What is the Politically Correct Way to Refer to Blacks in Other Countries?
  187. Looking for a pager company in MD
  188. Is Kazaa STILL full of Spyware?
  189. Poop Question
  190. Why donít railroad tracks rust away?
  191. Vinyl Records
  192. Why do carwash workers drive with their left foot hanging outside the open car door?
  193. What liquid has the lowest/highest viscosity?
  194. Whats the deal with Sovereign citizens?
  195. Why is "secretary" such a bad word?
  196. So please explain what Cinco de Mayo exactly is
  197. Hummingbirds and Bumblebees
  198. Vegans and Breastmilk
  199. Are decibel levels cumulative?
  200. Teacher Salaries in VA
  201. Playing .avi files
  202. Eggwhite Allergy
  203. How does an IRA work?
  204. Playing .avi files
  205. Censored License Plates?
  206. King Solomon-was he REALLY a BIG SHOT?
  207. Ink Stain in Corduroy
  208. Really weird automated telephone call question
  209. Help! I cannot turn the key in my previa. :(
  210. Is this for reals? (Health claims for various foods)
  211. How much $$ does my landlord make?
  212. Tea-induced headaches
  213. How does a sponge work?
  214. Any Czech that can translate this?
  215. You say potato, I say Mississippi
  216. weakest link and 'dumped' tape
  217. CIA Behind September 11?
  218. why is it so easy to tell real life from actors on TV?
  219. Dual boot question!
  220. Lifting heavy objects: good or bad for my back?
  221. Properties of Semen
  222. Another Weird Fact List: How many of these are true?
  223. Fast food restaurants that much worse than regular dining?
  224. Is Retin-A medicine vegetarian?
  225. propane threads
  226. Do Krystals = White Castles (burgers)
  227. Egyptian theme music?
  228. Why put ( ) around song titles?
  229. Why use X in Chinese to English Translations
  230. What is average length of human penis?
  231. Free Web based e-mail with "allow only" feature
  232. Deliverance and the laws of physics
  233. What happens if I just stop paying credit card bills for a few months?
  234. Big Bang Theory
  235. Sybols of the Statue of the Lady of Justice
  236. What is so bad about monopolies?
  237. What are the exact medical causes for clinical depression?
  238. UNIX command to delete a line from a file?
  239. Java Virtual Machine
  240. Some confusing terms
  241. Genetic mutation rates
  242. Composing My Own Ring Tone On Nokia 3390
  243. Two-letter postal abbreviations: why "MP"?
  244. Why do cats do this?
  245. What is the origin of those Ku Klux Klanish costumes seen in religious processions?
  246. Trac Fone - scam or good buy?
  247. What is wrong with my browser settings? Why can't I log into some sites?
  248. Possible email virus - 'A very nice game'
  249. FIMO, lead (came) and fish tanks
  250. another propane question

Send questions for Cecil Adams to: cecil@straightdope.com

Send comments about this website to: webmaster@straightdope.com

Terms of Use / Privacy Policy

Advertise on the Straight Dope!
(Your direct line to thousands of the smartest, hippest people on the planet, plus a few total dipsticks.)

Publishers - interested in subscribing to the Straight Dope?
Write to: sdsubscriptions@chicagoreader.com.

Copyright © 2018 STM Reader, LLC.