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“Check and Maintain Your Heating System” plus 49 more wikiHow


Check and Maintain Your Heating System

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== Steps ==
 
== Steps ==
# Check and replace your furnace filter. A clogged furnace filter will no longer filter the air supply and will greatly reduce the efficiency of your furnace. Your furnace filter should be checked regularly to make sure it's not blocked.
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# Check and replace your furnace filter. A clogged furnace filter will no longer filter the air supply and will greatly reduce the efficiency of your furnace. Your furnace filter should be checked regularly to make sure it's not blocked.[[Image:Clean a Furnace Step 2.jpg|center]]
# Inspect the heat exchanger for cracks, rust or other damage. A crack in the heat exchanger can cause a burner or pilot light to be blown out, which will result in a no-heat situation. A larger crack could upset a steady flame in the furnace or cause the burner flames to flicker out of the burner opening. In a worst case scenario, it could cause a fire.
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# Inspect the heat exchanger for cracks, rust or other damage. A crack in the heat exchanger can cause a burner or pilot light to be blown out, which will result in a no-heat situation. A larger crack could upset a steady flame in the furnace or cause the burner flames to flicker out of the burner opening. In a worst case scenario, it could cause a fire.[[Image:Cut-Water-Heating-Costs-Step-13.jpg|center]]
 
#*If you suspect a crack, have it replaced.
 
#*If you suspect a crack, have it replaced.
# Check the venting system for leaks, holes and blockages. Check the furnace ducts for any disconnected or crushed sections. Inspect the entire length of the duct work for seal leaks and repair them with a duct mastic sealant. If you're not sure how to access the ducts, or make these repairs yourself, contact a heating and cooling contractor.[[Image:Furnace 1.jpg|right|196px]]
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# Check the venting system for leaks, holes and blockages. Check the furnace ducts for any disconnected or crushed sections. Inspect the entire length of the duct work for seal leaks and repair them with a duct mastic sealant. If you're not sure how to access the ducts, or make these repairs yourself, contact a heating and cooling contractor.[[Image:Install-Heating-Ducts-Step-6.jpg|center]]
 
#*The vents could be blocked by improperly installed duct work insulation that has gotten in, blown pieces of your old furnace filter or other debris. If it's not cleared, it could impact the heating's efficiency or cause a room to not heat up at all. Having a heating contractor conduct a full duct cleaning every fall will ensure there are no clogged vents and that the heating system is running at maximum efficiency.
 
#*The vents could be blocked by improperly installed duct work insulation that has gotten in, blown pieces of your old furnace filter or other debris. If it's not cleared, it could impact the heating's efficiency or cause a room to not heat up at all. Having a heating contractor conduct a full duct cleaning every fall will ensure there are no clogged vents and that the heating system is running at maximum efficiency.
# Inspect the burners for damage or to see if they need to be cleaned. If the burners look dirty and are not firing up in proper sequence, they probably need to be cleaned out. You can clean the burners using a vacuum or toothbrush.
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# Inspect the burners for damage or to see if they need to be cleaned. If the burners look dirty and are not firing up in proper sequence, they probably need to be cleaned out. You can clean the burners using a vacuum or toothbrush.[[Image:Maintain-a-Steam-Heating-System-Step-8.jpg|center]]
# Make sure that all of the heating vents are open and unblocked. Remove furniture or other items from around your heating vents to ensure evenly distributed airflow. Clean and remove dust from vents or along baseboard heaters.
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# Make sure that all of the heating vents are open and unblocked. Remove furniture or other items from around your heating vents to ensure evenly distributed airflow. Clean and remove dust from vents or along baseboard heaters.[[Image:Install-Heating-Ducts-Step-3.jpg|center]]
# Upgrade your heating system. If you're still running a 1970's gas furnace, you can be losing some serious energy. Modern high efficiency gas furnaces can achieve efficiency ratings as high as 97 percent. Replacing your old furnace could literally cut your natural gas use in half and result in great savings each winter. Besides the energy savings, a new furnace will ensure your family's safety and eliminate the need for costly furnace repairs.
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# Upgrade your heating system. If you're still running a 1970's gas furnace, you can be losing some serious energy. Modern high efficiency gas furnaces can achieve efficiency ratings as high as 97 percent. Replacing your old furnace could literally cut your natural gas use in half and result in great savings each winter. Besides the energy savings, a new furnace will ensure your family's safety and eliminate the need for costly furnace repairs.[[Image:Select a Vent Free Heater Step 5.jpg|center]]
  
 
== Tips ==
 
== Tips ==

Care for a Borzoi

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*Make sure you have enough room for a borzoi. You should have at least an average sized yard. A larger yard would be better. If you live in an apartment, as long as you can get your borzoi a good run once a day in a large enclosed space, you will have a happy dog!
 
*Make sure you have enough room for a borzoi. You should have at least an average sized yard. A larger yard would be better. If you live in an apartment, as long as you can get your borzoi a good run once a day in a large enclosed space, you will have a happy dog!
 
*If you are looking for a dog that can live in hot weather, consider a Greyhound. They are about the same size as the Borzoi, but have a shorter coat.
 
*If you are looking for a dog that can live in hot weather, consider a Greyhound. They are about the same size as the Borzoi, but have a shorter coat.
*Consider feeding your dog homemade food. It is much healthier than store-bought food and you know what your dog is eating. To help you get started, a dog needs a certain amount of calories a day. How many calories your dog needs depends on size, weight, activity level, health, age, etc. You should feed your dog meats such as chicken or fish, brown rice, raw veggies, and stuff like that.  
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*Consider feeding your dog homemade food. It is much healthier than store-bought food and you know what your dog is eating. To help you get started, a dog needs a certain amount of calories a day. How many calories your dog needs depends on size, weight, activity level, health, age, etc. You should feed your dog meats such as chicken or fish, brown rice, raw veggies, and stuff like that.
 
*If your dog has allergies to poultry, consider fish or some other meat. Also, consider serving supplements. You can get these at the pet store. Some mix with food, some don't. Read the instructions carefully. Until you have learned a lot about canine nutrition, feed your dog quality dry food.
 
*If your dog has allergies to poultry, consider fish or some other meat. Also, consider serving supplements. You can get these at the pet store. Some mix with food, some don't. Read the instructions carefully. Until you have learned a lot about canine nutrition, feed your dog quality dry food.
 
*Use shampoo with oatmeal in it if your borzoi has sensitive skin. It helps a lot.
 
*Use shampoo with oatmeal in it if your borzoi has sensitive skin. It helps a lot.
 
*Keep in touch with your veterinarian. If there is an emergency regarding your pet, you'll thank yourself for having his/her number close by.
 
*Keep in touch with your veterinarian. If there is an emergency regarding your pet, you'll thank yourself for having his/her number close by.
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== Warnings ==
 
== Warnings ==
 
*If one day your vet must put your borzoi under general anesthetic, be careful. They are very sensitive to it because of their low fat content. Tell your vet to start with a very small dose and go up gradually. Don't be scared to discuss this with your vet, even though they are the expert.
 
*If one day your vet must put your borzoi under general anesthetic, be careful. They are very sensitive to it because of their low fat content. Tell your vet to start with a very small dose and go up gradually. Don't be scared to discuss this with your vet, even though they are the expert.

Use a Sextant

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*The horizon mirror also must be perpendicular to the plane of the sextant. You can check for this by moving the index arm to 0 degrees and looking through the horizon mirror. Rotate the micrometer knob (tangent screw) back and forth so that you see both the star and its reflected image. If the reflected image passes directly through the actual image, your horizon mirror is aligned correctly. If it passes to one side, you have side error and must adjust the horizon mirror until the images pass through each other.
 
*In addition to index error, sextants are vulnerable to other problems that must be corrected if they are found. If the index mirror is not perpendicular to the sextant's frame, it can cause the sextant's arc to appear broken when viewed through the index mirror. This is called perpendicularity error. You can check for this by locking the index arm at 60 degrees and looking through the index mirror.
 
*In addition to index error, sextants are vulnerable to other problems that must be corrected if they are found. If the index mirror is not perpendicular to the sextant's frame, it can cause the sextant's arc to appear broken when viewed through the index mirror. This is called perpendicularity error. You can check for this by locking the index arm at 60 degrees and looking through the index mirror.
*The horizon mirror also must be perpendicular to the plane of the sextant. You can check for this by moving the index arm to 0 degrees and looking through the horizon mirror. Rotate the micrometer knob (tangent screw) back and forth so that you see both the star and its reflected image. If the reflected image passes directly through the actual image, your horizon mirror is aligned correctly. If it passes to one side, you have side error and must adjust the horizon mirror until the images pass through each other.
 
 
*The sextant's telescope must be set parallel to the plane of the sextant. To check for this, look at two stars more than 90 degrees apart and use the sextant to make them appear next to each other. Move the sextant so the stars move to one side of your field of view. If the two stars separate when you do this, you have a collimation error and must adjust the sextant's telescope. This is a problem only with antique sextants; modern ones use adjustable telescopes.
 
*The sextant's telescope must be set parallel to the plane of the sextant. To check for this, look at two stars more than 90 degrees apart and use the sextant to make them appear next to each other. Move the sextant so the stars move to one side of your field of view. If the two stars separate when you do this, you have a collimation error and must adjust the sextant's telescope. This is a problem only with antique sextants; modern ones use adjustable telescopes.
 
*These three errors must be checked for and corrected in the order listed above: perpendicularity error, side error, and collimation error.<ref>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sextant</ref>
 
*These three errors must be checked for and corrected in the order listed above: perpendicularity error, side error, and collimation error.<ref>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sextant</ref>

Transfer Contacts from One Android to Another Android Device

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*When backing up your contacts, you should be signed into your Google account. If you aren't signed in, tap '''Backup account''' at the top of the '''Backup & reset''' page, then sign in with your Google email address and password.
 
*When backing up your contacts, you should be signed into your Google account. If you aren't signed in, tap '''Backup account''' at the top of the '''Backup & reset''' page, then sign in with your Google email address and password.
 
*You will also have the option of signing into your Google account as part of the setup process for a new phone.
 
*You will also have the option of signing into your Google account as part of the setup process for a new phone.
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== Warnings ==
 
== Warnings ==
 
*Don't erase your old device before confirming that your contacts have transferred.  
 
*Don't erase your old device before confirming that your contacts have transferred.  

Make Ringtones for the iPhone

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* If you're making a tone for other notifications, such as new Facebook notifications or text messages, you'll probably want your ringtone to be no longer than a few seconds.
 
* If you're making a tone for other notifications, such as new Facebook notifications or text messages, you'll probably want your ringtone to be no longer than a few seconds.
 
* It may be even more important to silence your cell phone when appropriate if you have a custom ringtone. That Drake clip may be awesome, but may not be suitable for children.
 
* It may be even more important to silence your cell phone when appropriate if you have a custom ringtone. That Drake clip may be awesome, but may not be suitable for children.
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== Things You'll Need ==
 
== Things You'll Need ==
 
*A PC or Mac computer with the latest version of iTunes
 
*A PC or Mac computer with the latest version of iTunes

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Use Subutex or Suboxone

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*After being on Suboxone a few months, or even years, you may have a period in the day where you feel strung out as if you are going through withdrawal symptoms. If this happens, don't be tempted to take more Suboxone as the phase will pass by its own accord  without the need for further medication.
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*After weaning off Subutex or Suboxone, be very careful as your drug tolerance won't be as high as it used to be.
 
*Do not mix Subutex or Suboxone with benzodiazepines like Diazepam, Lorazepam, etc, unless prescribed by a health professional or it may result in respiratory depression.
 
*Do not mix Subutex or Suboxone with benzodiazepines like Diazepam, Lorazepam, etc, unless prescribed by a health professional or it may result in respiratory depression.
 
*During Subutex or Suboxone treatment you may experience depression,  insomnia, bad dreams, itching, impotence, ejaculatory problems or menstruation problems. You may also suffer from sweats, stiffness and cramps and lower back pain. If having routine liver tests done, you may find the blood test will show an elevation in liver enzymes. This will correct itself when you either stop the drug or cut it down to a low dose.
 
*During Subutex or Suboxone treatment you may experience depression,  insomnia, bad dreams, itching, impotence, ejaculatory problems or menstruation problems. You may also suffer from sweats, stiffness and cramps and lower back pain. If having routine liver tests done, you may find the blood test will show an elevation in liver enzymes. This will correct itself when you either stop the drug or cut it down to a low dose.
*After being on Suboxone a few months, or even years, you may have a period in the day where you feel strung out as if you are going through withdrawal symptoms. If this happens, don't be tempted to take more Suboxone as the phase will pass by its own accord  without the need for further medication.
 
*After weaning off Subutex or Suboxone, be very careful as your drug tolerance won't be as high as it used to be.
 
 
*Hospitals use Naloxone to reverse the effects of deliberate or accidental poisoning with narcotic agonists (Heroin) as well as some partial antagonists (Buprenorphine, the main active ingredient in Subutex and Suboxone). Buprenorphine overdose is difficult to treat as it binds so tightly to the brain receptors that Naloxone has a difficult time displacing it.
 
*Hospitals use Naloxone to reverse the effects of deliberate or accidental poisoning with narcotic agonists (Heroin) as well as some partial antagonists (Buprenorphine, the main active ingredient in Subutex and Suboxone). Buprenorphine overdose is difficult to treat as it binds so tightly to the brain receptors that Naloxone has a difficult time displacing it.
 
*It's not safe to take opiates at any time after taking Subutex or Suboxone. Many people, however, fail to follow this advice because of addiction. If you find yourself tempted, know that taking an opioid within 24 hours of your last dose of Subutex or Suboxone won't have any narcotic effect. After 24 hours, you may only experience a fraction of an opioid effect. If you self medicate and take opioids to counteract the effects of withdrawing from Subutex or Suboxone you risk '''overdose''' and '''respiratory depression'''.
 
*It's not safe to take opiates at any time after taking Subutex or Suboxone. Many people, however, fail to follow this advice because of addiction. If you find yourself tempted, know that taking an opioid within 24 hours of your last dose of Subutex or Suboxone won't have any narcotic effect. After 24 hours, you may only experience a fraction of an opioid effect. If you self medicate and take opioids to counteract the effects of withdrawing from Subutex or Suboxone you risk '''overdose''' and '''respiratory depression'''.

Choose a Reiki Teacher

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*Never be afraid to find a new teacher or try a new style of Reiki, you are not locked into the one you choose for life, but if you choose well from the start you will save yourself a lot of headaches in the future.
 
*Never be afraid to find a new teacher or try a new style of Reiki, you are not locked into the one you choose for life, but if you choose well from the start you will save yourself a lot of headaches in the future.
 
*Trust your intuition and your feelings. If your teacher seems untrustworthy, don't go to them.
 
*Trust your intuition and your feelings. If your teacher seems untrustworthy, don't go to them.
 
  
 
== Warnings ==
 
== Warnings ==
 
*Beware of Reiki Scam Artists, most of which are found online. Teachers that offer no support and just basically trade Reiki certification for your money (in the form of an atonement and a manual) are not really Reiki Masters.
 
*Beware of Reiki Scam Artists, most of which are found online. Teachers that offer no support and just basically trade Reiki certification for your money (in the form of an atonement and a manual) are not really Reiki Masters.
 
*There is no scientific evidence that this practice has any healing properties.
 
*There is no scientific evidence that this practice has any healing properties.
 
  
 
== Sources and Citations ==
 
== Sources and Citations ==

Make Syrniki

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== Tips ==
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*You can add raisins to the batter.
 
*These are best eaten hot.
 
*These are best eaten hot.
*You can add raisins to the batter.
 
  
 
== Warnings ==
 
== Warnings ==

Be a Great Cook on a Very Low Budget

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*Essential knives:  Chef (8 or 10 inch), Paring, and a serrated blade (like a bread knife).
 
*Essential knives:  Chef (8 or 10 inch), Paring, and a serrated blade (like a bread knife).
 
*High quality knives are quite expensive, but if you maintain them you will never buy another set for the rest of your life and they work great.  It's worth the money if you can afford the investment.
 
*High quality knives are quite expensive, but if you maintain them you will never buy another set for the rest of your life and they work great.  It's worth the money if you can afford the investment.
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*Learn to make your own [[Grocery Shop and Cook Frugally|food mixes]]. The classic cookbook is Make-A-Mix but there are other cookbooks available using the same idea.
 
*Essential Cookware:  Skillet (10 or 12 inch), Saucepan (2 qt), Stock Pot (4 qt).
 
*Essential Cookware:  Skillet (10 or 12 inch), Saucepan (2 qt), Stock Pot (4 qt).
 
*Essential Gadgets:  Cutting board, colander, spatula, large spoon, whisk, measuring cups, measuring spoons, plates, bowls, grater.
 
*Essential Gadgets:  Cutting board, colander, spatula, large spoon, whisk, measuring cups, measuring spoons, plates, bowls, grater.
 
*Essential Cookbooks:  The Joy of Cooking, Betty Crocker, Better Homes and Gardens, The Way to Cook, Living on a Dime (or Not Just Beans by the same author), Frugal Family Kitchen Book, More-With-Less cookbook, Miserly Meals: Healthy, Tasty Recipes Under 75¢ per Serving, 15-Minute Cooking or Feed Your Family for $12 a Day or Eat Healthy for $50 a Week.
 
*Essential Cookbooks:  The Joy of Cooking, Betty Crocker, Better Homes and Gardens, The Way to Cook, Living on a Dime (or Not Just Beans by the same author), Frugal Family Kitchen Book, More-With-Less cookbook, Miserly Meals: Healthy, Tasty Recipes Under 75¢ per Serving, 15-Minute Cooking or Feed Your Family for $12 a Day or Eat Healthy for $50 a Week.
*Learn to make your own [[Grocery Shop and Cook Frugally|food mixes]]. The classic cookbook is Make-A-Mix but there are other cookbooks available using the same idea.
 
 
*Learn [[Start or Create a Freezer Cooking Group|freezer]] cooking. There are several cookbooks available including Frozen Assets and [[Do Once a Month Cooking|Once-A-Month Cooking]].
 
*Learn [[Start or Create a Freezer Cooking Group|freezer]] cooking. There are several cookbooks available including Frozen Assets and [[Do Once a Month Cooking|Once-A-Month Cooking]].
 
*Consider taking a job in a restaurant, as a cook or even a waiter.  You will earn extra money, get exposed to flavor combinations, learn cooking techniques, and befriend people who love to cook that can share their knowledge with you. Some restaurants will let employees take home leftovers which may help save money on the food budget.
 
*Consider taking a job in a restaurant, as a cook or even a waiter.  You will earn extra money, get exposed to flavor combinations, learn cooking techniques, and befriend people who love to cook that can share their knowledge with you. Some restaurants will let employees take home leftovers which may help save money on the food budget.

Build a Computer

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*Avoid electrostatic discharge when installing components. Wear a static wristband or regularly ground yourself by touching a metal part of the case before handling components. Read the Related wikiHow on [[Ground Yourself to Avoid Destroying a Computer with Electrostatic Discharge|How to Ground Yourself to Avoid Destroying a Computer with Electrostatic Discharge]] for additional information.
 
*When plugging in CPUs and PATA (IDE) devices, be gentle. If you bend a pin, use tweezers or a narrow needle-nose pliers to straighten it. If you break a pin, on a CPU or CPU socket, your hardware will no longer function correctly. If you break a pin on an IDE connector, you have a 7 in 40 chance that you've broken a ground pin, which may not be critical to a device's functionality.
 
*When plugging in CPUs and PATA (IDE) devices, be gentle. If you bend a pin, use tweezers or a narrow needle-nose pliers to straighten it. If you break a pin, on a CPU or CPU socket, your hardware will no longer function correctly. If you break a pin on an IDE connector, you have a 7 in 40 chance that you've broken a ground pin, which may not be critical to a device's functionality.
*Avoid electrostatic discharge when installing components. Wear a static wristband or regularly ground yourself by touching a metal part of the case before handling components. Read the Related wikiHow on [[Ground Yourself to Avoid Destroying a Computer with Electrostatic Discharge|How to Ground Yourself to Avoid Destroying a Computer with Electrostatic Discharge]] for additional information.
 
 
*If you are unsure about any aspect of the construction of your computer, do not try "winging" it. Either ask someone who knows what they're doing to "''spot''" you while you build or hire a professional to do it for you. Another alternative is to seek advice from the included instructional manuals that are packaged with the individual pieces of computer hardware that you are assembling. Often, if these have not been included - or perhaps the parts you are using to construct your computer system are of a second hand nature - you may be able to consult the ''System Support'' section of the website page of the manufacturer to attempt to acquire the necessary instructional documentation.
 
*If you are unsure about any aspect of the construction of your computer, do not try "winging" it. Either ask someone who knows what they're doing to "''spot''" you while you build or hire a professional to do it for you. Another alternative is to seek advice from the included instructional manuals that are packaged with the individual pieces of computer hardware that you are assembling. Often, if these have not been included - or perhaps the parts you are using to construct your computer system are of a second hand nature - you may be able to consult the ''System Support'' section of the website page of the manufacturer to attempt to acquire the necessary instructional documentation.
 
*Maintain a circuit connection to electrical ground when building the computer. This can be achieved by plugging the computer powered supply unit (PSU) into an available mains-power outlet by means of a cable of the recommended amperage rating. This cable is usually a ''kettle'' type chord that was provided with your computer initially. Ensure that the available mains-power outlet has been switched off. This is to ensure that the various electronic parts inside the computer that you are connecting together as you progress with your PC build are not ''live.'' With the mains-power outlet in the ''off'' position, the ground connection is still maintained. It is only the other two ''live'' terminals that have their circuits broken, so no power is transmitted to the said device. This is a safety measure built in to all mains-power outlet circuit switches.
 
*Maintain a circuit connection to electrical ground when building the computer. This can be achieved by plugging the computer powered supply unit (PSU) into an available mains-power outlet by means of a cable of the recommended amperage rating. This cable is usually a ''kettle'' type chord that was provided with your computer initially. Ensure that the available mains-power outlet has been switched off. This is to ensure that the various electronic parts inside the computer that you are connecting together as you progress with your PC build are not ''live.'' With the mains-power outlet in the ''off'' position, the ground connection is still maintained. It is only the other two ''live'' terminals that have their circuits broken, so no power is transmitted to the said device. This is a safety measure built in to all mains-power outlet circuit switches.

Knead Dough

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*For any pastry not using yeast, you should probably knead only enough to obtain a smooth, even consistency and fully mix the ingredients.  For [[Make Sugar Bread|bread]], you want to build gluten, but gluten in recipes without yeast can make them tough.
 
*For any pastry not using yeast, you should probably knead only enough to obtain a smooth, even consistency and fully mix the ingredients.  For [[Make Sugar Bread|bread]], you want to build gluten, but gluten in recipes without yeast can make them tough.
 
*It's very difficult to over-knead by hand.  It is definitely possible to over-knead with a mixer, though.
 
*It's very difficult to over-knead by hand.  It is definitely possible to over-knead with a mixer, though.
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*Distinguish between bread flour (for recipes with yeast) and [[Make Puff Pastry|pastry]] flour (for recipes without yeast).  The former will help you build gluten.  The distinction is more important for whole wheat flour than it is for white or unbleached flour.
 
*Time your kneading, especially if the recipe suggests a time.  20 minutes can seem like a long time doing the same repetitive activity. Don't cut it short.
 
*Time your kneading, especially if the recipe suggests a time.  20 minutes can seem like a long time doing the same repetitive activity. Don't cut it short.
*Distinguish between bread flour (for recipes with yeast) and [[Make Puff Pastry|pastry]] flour (for recipes without yeast).  The former will help you build gluten.  The distinction is more important for whole wheat flour than it is for white or unbleached flour.
 
 
*Add flour as necessary to keep the dough from sticking.  Generally, if you are making bread, you have added enough flour when the dough mostly stops sticking to the board.  The amount will vary somewhat according to the moisture in the loaf. If you are making something else, such as [[Make Patience Biscuits|biscuits]], add flour according to the recipe plus just enough on the outsides to keep it from sticking too badly.
 
*Add flour as necessary to keep the dough from sticking.  Generally, if you are making bread, you have added enough flour when the dough mostly stops sticking to the board.  The amount will vary somewhat according to the moisture in the loaf. If you are making something else, such as [[Make Patience Biscuits|biscuits]], add flour according to the recipe plus just enough on the outsides to keep it from sticking too badly.
 
*Try not to tear the dough, just stretch it.
 
*Try not to tear the dough, just stretch it.

Live in the Wilderness

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*Always keep some sort of weapon on you in case of attack.
 
*Always keep some sort of weapon on you in case of attack.
 
*Pick a site near water, but not too near! Some have awoken only to find themselves and their gear under a foot of water, be sure you are not one of those individuals. Be sure your campsite is well above the high water mark of any lakes or rivers. Never camp in a dry riverbed.
 
*Pick a site near water, but not too near! Some have awoken only to find themselves and their gear under a foot of water, be sure you are not one of those individuals. Be sure your campsite is well above the high water mark of any lakes or rivers. Never camp in a dry riverbed.
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*If you want to be found, build a signal fire. If possible, find some copper and occasionally add it to the flames. This will give off a green flame and make it stand out from a forest fire. Adding damp leaves or twigs, will also generate smoke for a signal.
 
*Never sleep on the ground directly. Instead, rest your body on the leaves. This will reduce the chance of losing body heat overnight.
 
*Never sleep on the ground directly. Instead, rest your body on the leaves. This will reduce the chance of losing body heat overnight.
*If you want to be found, build a signal fire. If possible, find some copper and occasionally add it to the flames. This will give off a green flame and make it stand out from a forest fire. Adding damp leaves or twigs, will also generate smoke for a signal.
 
 
*If you do go out into the wilderness, always tell someone where you're going. You never know what can happen and when you might need emergency aid or help from someone else.
 
*If you do go out into the wilderness, always tell someone where you're going. You never know what can happen and when you might need emergency aid or help from someone else.
 
*Always keep a fire starter on you -- flint, matches, whatever works best. This way when you are far from your shelter, you can catch food and eat right where you are even the sparks from an empty lighter can catch a cotton ball on fire.
 
*Always keep a fire starter on you -- flint, matches, whatever works best. This way when you are far from your shelter, you can catch food and eat right where you are even the sparks from an empty lighter can catch a cotton ball on fire.
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*Relying on Iodine-Purified water for more than about 5 weeks can begin to upset your stomach. If you happen to have enough tablets to last for that long, try boiling some water, too.
 
*Relying on Iodine-Purified water for more than about 5 weeks can begin to upset your stomach. If you happen to have enough tablets to last for that long, try boiling some water, too.
 
*Do not eat anything that has a milky liquid bleed; exceptions to this rule are dandelions and milkweed, both are edible and palatable if cooked correctly.
 
*Do not eat anything that has a milky liquid bleed; exceptions to this rule are dandelions and milkweed, both are edible and palatable if cooked correctly.
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*Never go near an animal's young, especially bears, bobcats and mountain lions.
 
*Try to battle your fears and win them over. It will help in your future life.
 
*Try to battle your fears and win them over. It will help in your future life.
*Never go near an animal's young, especially bears, bobcats and mountain lions.
 
 
*Beware of colorful animals (generally bugs and snakes). They are often deadly and their stunning colours tell other animals to STAY AWAY! Examples of these animals are the poison dart frog, the coral snake and the Monarch Butterfly.
 
*Beware of colorful animals (generally bugs and snakes). They are often deadly and their stunning colours tell other animals to STAY AWAY! Examples of these animals are the poison dart frog, the coral snake and the Monarch Butterfly.
 
*Tell someone you are going, where and for what time before you leave, so they can contact you when you are in danger.
 
*Tell someone you are going, where and for what time before you leave, so they can contact you when you are in danger.

Have a Good Singing Voice

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== Tips ==
 
== Tips ==
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*Try to find an instrumental version of a song that you know really well and sing the words to test your voice.
 
*Don't compare your voice to anyone else's. Adapt their tunes, but don't copy their voices.  For example, your favorite pop-star. Most of the time the voice in the videos has been altered, tuned and given depth/presence, and they aren't that good! Listen to them live and you'll see!
 
*Don't compare your voice to anyone else's. Adapt their tunes, but don't copy their voices.  For example, your favorite pop-star. Most of the time the voice in the videos has been altered, tuned and given depth/presence, and they aren't that good! Listen to them live and you'll see!
*Try to find an instrumental version of a song that you know really well and sing the words to test your voice.
 
 
*If you're ill/not feeling well don't try to sing because it can damage your singing voice vocals. Same with warm ups. It can still damage your voice.
 
*If you're ill/not feeling well don't try to sing because it can damage your singing voice vocals. Same with warm ups. It can still damage your voice.
 
*If it helps, move your hands and animate your face to help express your musical notes showing feelings, not formal or deadpan.
 
*If it helps, move your hands and animate your face to help express your musical notes showing feelings, not formal or deadpan.
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*Always stay calm when you sing in front of a crowd and sing with passion like sing from your heart.
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*Be confident. Be brave.
 
*If your voice sounds weird to you, it's because we hear ourselves from our heads. Even if you're nervous, don't let on-that will actually strain your voice.
 
*If your voice sounds weird to you, it's because we hear ourselves from our heads. Even if you're nervous, don't let on-that will actually strain your voice.
*Be confident. Be brave.
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*Always keep your back straight so your lungs can inflate and expel air, allowing enough air to get in and out of your lungs to be able to sustain notes -- but not so straight as to be stiff, rigid, or mechanical -- but definitely '''not''' continually slumping and stooping. Lie on your back to experience proper straight-back posture.
*Always stay calm when you sing in front of a crowd and sing with passion like sing from your heart.
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*Make sure that you are ready to sing; don't let people push you.
 
*Make sure that you are ready to sing; don't let people push you.
*Always keep your back straight so your lungs can inflate and expel air, allowing enough air to get in and out of your lungs to be able to sustain notes -- but not so straight as to be stiff, rigid, or mechanical -- but definitely '''not''' continually slumping and stooping. Lie on your back to experience proper straight-back posture.
 
 
*Sing from your stomach, not your chest or throat; the chest sounds forward and the throat makes you buzz or clog up while singing.
 
*Sing from your stomach, not your chest or throat; the chest sounds forward and the throat makes you buzz or clog up while singing.
 
*One good way of developing your ear is by playing notes on a piano and copying it with your voice. If you hit higher notes much better then lower notes, practice putting yourself, gently, into the lower tones, not growling and grinding your voice.
 
*One good way of developing your ear is by playing notes on a piano and copying it with your voice. If you hit higher notes much better then lower notes, practice putting yourself, gently, into the lower tones, not growling and grinding your voice.
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*Try singing while you are swimming or jogging to develop your deep breathing technique.
 
*Try singing while you are swimming or jogging to develop your deep breathing technique.
 
*Drop the "soft palette" in the back of your throat (especially when you get to the higher notes) so you can sing fuller and have the ability to reach the higher notes in your range, still including the shaping of your vowels to get a better, richer voice (timbre).
 
*Drop the "soft palette" in the back of your throat (especially when you get to the higher notes) so you can sing fuller and have the ability to reach the higher notes in your range, still including the shaping of your vowels to get a better, richer voice (timbre).
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*Consider taking singing lessons. They are a great way to have guided help and improve your voice
 
*Try not to add vibrato to your voice.
 
*Try not to add vibrato to your voice.
*Consider taking singing lessons. They are a great way to have guided help and improve your voice
 
 
*Discover whether you're better at singing using chest voice, or head voice/like [cultured/cultivated] falsetto -- or combinations of the trained chest voice:
 
*Discover whether you're better at singing using chest voice, or head voice/like [cultured/cultivated] falsetto -- or combinations of the trained chest voice:
 
**adding in a little head-voice nasality (as singing a somewhat nasal "wah-wah") resonance.
 
**adding in a little head-voice nasality (as singing a somewhat nasal "wah-wah") resonance.

Do Laundry While Traveling

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*Squeeze, don't wring. Wringing stretches the fabric.
 
*Squeeze, don't wring. Wringing stretches the fabric.
 
*Hair conditioner can be used as a fabric softener. They have the same basic chemical composition and effect on fibres. Fabric softener isn't always necessary, though.
 
*Hair conditioner can be used as a fabric softener. They have the same basic chemical composition and effect on fibres. Fabric softener isn't always necessary, though.
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*Look for clothing and underwear made from fast drying materials such as polyester or Coolmax.  These can dry in a few hours.  You can travel for several weeks with only one change of clothing.
 
*Choose your fabrics carefully.  Cotton garments can take a long time to dry, while wicking fabrics dry quickly.
 
*Choose your fabrics carefully.  Cotton garments can take a long time to dry, while wicking fabrics dry quickly.
*Look for clothing and underwear made from fast drying materials such as polyester or Coolmax.  These can dry in a few hours.  You can travel for several weeks with only one change of clothing.
 
 
*Socks and underwear can easily be washed when you shower before bed - put them on the shower floor (avoiding the plughole), and agitate them with your feet as you shower.  Shampoo is a mild detergent that also works on washable fabrics, and you can rinse as you step out.
 
*Socks and underwear can easily be washed when you shower before bed - put them on the shower floor (avoiding the plughole), and agitate them with your feet as you shower.  Shampoo is a mild detergent that also works on washable fabrics, and you can rinse as you step out.
 
*Hang clothes as close to the air conditioner fan as you can. Air conditioning dries out the air, which gives a faster drying to your clothes, and it helps add some moisture back into the air to aid a more natural sleep.
 
*Hang clothes as close to the air conditioner fan as you can. Air conditioning dries out the air, which gives a faster drying to your clothes, and it helps add some moisture back into the air to aid a more natural sleep.

Teach Somebody How to Drive

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== Tips ==
 
== Tips ==
 
*Don't give conflicting instructions. (Especially entertaining examples are the classics "Go ahead and stop" and "Go ahead and back up". ["Which one do you want me to do, go ahead or back up?" replies the student.] Unfortunately, these are not just jokes. Some people actually say them sometimes...including my mother, on at least one occasion.) (Part of the problem with "Go ahead and..." is that by the time your student hears what it was that you actually wanted him/her to do, he/she may have already ''gone ahead'' [driven forward].)
 
*Don't give conflicting instructions. (Especially entertaining examples are the classics "Go ahead and stop" and "Go ahead and back up". ["Which one do you want me to do, go ahead or back up?" replies the student.] Unfortunately, these are not just jokes. Some people actually say them sometimes...including my mother, on at least one occasion.) (Part of the problem with "Go ahead and..." is that by the time your student hears what it was that you actually wanted him/her to do, he/she may have already ''gone ahead'' [driven forward].)
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*Do your best not to panic or shout.  Chances are your beginning driver is nervous enough already.
 
*Think back to when you started to drive.  Were you nervous, or perhaps overeager?  Did you over correct?
 
*Think back to when you started to drive.  Were you nervous, or perhaps overeager?  Did you over correct?
*Do your best not to panic or shout.  Chances are your beginning driver is nervous enough already.
 
 
*Practice in frequent, shorter sessions.
 
*Practice in frequent, shorter sessions.
 
*Review defensive driving practices, both for yourself and with your learner.
 
*Review defensive driving practices, both for yourself and with your learner.
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== Warnings ==
 
== Warnings ==
 
*Always obey your local traffic laws.  If you're not sure what laws pertain to student drivers, look them up.
 
*Always obey your local traffic laws.  If you're not sure what laws pertain to student drivers, look them up.
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*(However, what is "old enough" can vary depending on your state's laws and on your student's abilities. And on where the teaching is done. In some states it's legal to begin to teach your kids to drive in your driveway or on your family's private road when they're too young to have a learner's permit. Some kids are ready to begin when they're about 13 or 14, others are not really ready until they're at least 15 or 16. Also, some people need more months/years of practice before they're ready to get a license, and/or might even be better off waiting until around age 18 or 19 to actually drive on public roads very much anyway, particularly if you live in the country and most of the public roads nearby are 55 m.p.h. or 65 m.p.h. freeways.)
 
*I don't suggest doing this unless the person is old enough.
 
*I don't suggest doing this unless the person is old enough.
*(However, what is "old enough" can vary depending on your state's laws and on your student's abilities. And on where the teaching is done. In some states it's legal to begin to teach your kids to drive in your driveway or on your family's private road when they're too young to have a learner's permit. Some kids are ready to begin when they're about 13 or 14, others are not really ready until they're at least 15 or 16. Also, some people need more months/years of practice before they're ready to get a license, and/or might even be better off waiting until around age 18 or 19 to actually drive on public roads very much anyway, particularly if you live in the country and most of the public roads nearby are 55 m.p.h. or 65 m.p.h. freeways.)
 
  
 
== Related wikiHows ==
 
== Related wikiHows ==

Choose a Good Skateboard

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*Before you buy any deck, take it off the shelf and stand on it to make sure that it is a good width and length. Wear the shoes you plan to skate in, so you can tell how it will feel.
 
*Before you buy any deck, take it off the shelf and stand on it to make sure that it is a good width and length. Wear the shoes you plan to skate in, so you can tell how it will feel.
 
*Don't buy a board just because it looks cool, get one that has good feel to it.
 
*Don't buy a board just because it looks cool, get one that has good feel to it.
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*A few good wheel brands are ''Spitfire'', ''Ricta'', ''Bones'', and ''Autobahn''.
 
*The best thing to do when getting a new board is to go to your local skate shop and talk to the people there -- they are usually very helpful. The guys at the shop will be able to tell you what board will be good for your skating needs.  Keep in mind different people have different opinions on board brands. People say Plan B's are good, but I know others that say it's not. Some like DGK boards, some don't. Just test the board out and see how it suits you. You may want to double check this if you are being extremely careful with your selection.
 
*The best thing to do when getting a new board is to go to your local skate shop and talk to the people there -- they are usually very helpful. The guys at the shop will be able to tell you what board will be good for your skating needs.  Keep in mind different people have different opinions on board brands. People say Plan B's are good, but I know others that say it's not. Some like DGK boards, some don't. Just test the board out and see how it suits you. You may want to double check this if you are being extremely careful with your selection.
*A few good wheel brands are ''Spitfire'', ''Ricta'', ''Bones'', and ''Autobahn''.
 
 
*If you are in it for the tricks, you'll need a skateboard that has a good concave and pop, good trucks, quality bearings, and smooth wheels. If you just want to cruise look into getting a long-board.
 
*If you are in it for the tricks, you'll need a skateboard that has a good concave and pop, good trucks, quality bearings, and smooth wheels. If you just want to cruise look into getting a long-board.
 
*Some skate shops sell blank decks that usually have good pop and will last a long time. These are also less expensive than brand-name boards.
 
*Some skate shops sell blank decks that usually have good pop and will last a long time. These are also less expensive than brand-name boards.

Wash Long Hair

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== Tips ==
 
== Tips ==
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*Never try to wash your hair with soap.
 
*Rinse your hair thoroughly. Don't leave shampoo in your hair.
 
*Rinse your hair thoroughly. Don't leave shampoo in your hair.
 
*Do not shampoo your hair too frequently. You will risk drying out your hair, resulting in breakage and damage.
 
*Do not shampoo your hair too frequently. You will risk drying out your hair, resulting in breakage and damage.
*Never try to wash your hair with soap.
 
 
*Make sure you have enough time to do a good job; a rushed hair wash will not do the best job possible.
 
*Make sure you have enough time to do a good job; a rushed hair wash will not do the best job possible.
 
  
 
== Warnings ==
 
== Warnings ==

Make Your Skin Glow in Minutes

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* Exercising may help. Also, an oil massage twice a month.
 
* Exercising may help. Also, an oil massage twice a month.
 
* Drink plenty of water. It helps hair grow healthy and gets rid of spots and produces glowing natural skin.
 
* Drink plenty of water. It helps hair grow healthy and gets rid of spots and produces glowing natural skin.
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* Apply aloe vera gel at night in your skin and wash it off in the next morning. See the difference.
 
* For bags under your eyes place a really hot towel on your eyes before bed for an hour every night.
 
* For bags under your eyes place a really hot towel on your eyes before bed for an hour every night.
* Apply aloe vera gel at night in your skin and wash it off in the next morning. See the difference.
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* Use Baby Lotion every night after you shower. Put it on your arms, legs, and stomach.
 
* Always eat a balanced diet & bath daily with luke-warm water and use only a moisturising soap, such as Dove.
 
* Always eat a balanced diet & bath daily with luke-warm water and use only a moisturising soap, such as Dove.
* Use Baby Lotion every night after you shower. Put it on your arms, legs, and stomach.
 
 
*Get plenty of sleep. If you need to, then hang some darkening shades to block light from coming in through your windows. Your body restores your skin during sleep, so don't neglect getting your Z's.
 
*Get plenty of sleep. If you need to, then hang some darkening shades to block light from coming in through your windows. Your body restores your skin during sleep, so don't neglect getting your Z's.
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*Leave a humidifier (not a vaporizer) running in your bedroom during the winter. You'll be surprised how much a humidifier will do to keep your skin from getting extremely dry.
 
* You should also try to drink lots of water by drinking water think that the water is taking all the excess oil instead of the oil going onto your skin and making your forehead shiny.
 
* You should also try to drink lots of water by drinking water think that the water is taking all the excess oil instead of the oil going onto your skin and making your forehead shiny.
 
*Work up a sweat. Sweating during exercise will cleanse your skin of toxins, and the added circulation will give your skin a healthy glow. Use sunscreen if you're exercising outdoors.
 
*Work up a sweat. Sweating during exercise will cleanse your skin of toxins, and the added circulation will give your skin a healthy glow. Use sunscreen if you're exercising outdoors.
*Leave a humidifier (not a vaporizer) running in your bedroom during the winter. You'll be surprised how much a humidifier will do to keep your skin from getting extremely dry.
 
 
* A mixture of a thin layer of milk, one tea spoon honey , lemon juice makes a great mask. Apply the pack on skin  for 30 minutes.
 
* A mixture of a thin layer of milk, one tea spoon honey , lemon juice makes a great mask. Apply the pack on skin  for 30 minutes.
 
*To check for dryness, use your fingernail to gently scratch your arm or leg. If the nail leaves a white scratch mark, then your skin is too dry.
 
*To check for dryness, use your fingernail to gently scratch your arm or leg. If the nail leaves a white scratch mark, then your skin is too dry.
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* In winter, take vaporizer for your skin. It will help to moisture your skin.
 
*Use castor oil, it has a thicker molecular consistency so will make your skin glow and look more vibrant.
 
*Use castor oil, it has a thicker molecular consistency so will make your skin glow and look more vibrant.
* In winter, take vaporizer for your skin. It will help to moisture your skin.
 
 
* Use a facial twice a week.
 
* Use a facial twice a week.
 
* Use milk and rose water paste and apply it with aloe vera gel. It will help to make your skin solid and fresh.
 
* Use milk and rose water paste and apply it with aloe vera gel. It will help to make your skin solid and fresh.

Dog‐Sit when You Have a Small Pet

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#* Check with the owner to see how and when the dog is usually exercised, and stick as closely to this schedule as possible. You may even want to lengthen the duration of typical walks, to tire out the dog and remove any anxiety: if the owner usually takes the dog for two 30-minute walks a day, try extending each of these walks to 45 minutes.
 
#* Check with the owner to see how and when the dog is usually exercised, and stick as closely to this schedule as possible. You may even want to lengthen the duration of typical walks, to tire out the dog and remove any anxiety: if the owner usually takes the dog for two 30-minute walks a day, try extending each of these walks to 45 minutes.
  
==Tips==
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== Tips ==
 
* If the dog you're pet-sitting is showing an excessive amount of interest in your small pet—even if the interest is friendly—try distracting the dog with a toy or treat. Give the dog a bone or rawhide chew toy, or a large Kong toy stuffed with peanut butter. This will distract the dog and help it get out some of its energy.<ref>http://www.vetstreet.com/our-pet-experts/can-dogs-and-birds-live-together-safely</ref>
 
* If the dog you're pet-sitting is showing an excessive amount of interest in your small pet—even if the interest is friendly—try distracting the dog with a toy or treat. Give the dog a bone or rawhide chew toy, or a large Kong toy stuffed with peanut butter. This will distract the dog and help it get out some of its energy.<ref>http://www.vetstreet.com/our-pet-experts/can-dogs-and-birds-live-together-safely</ref>
 
* If you have multiple small pets at home, check with the dog's owner and see which—if any—of these animals the dog has been exposed to before. If the dog has shown aggression to a breed of animal that you own, you may need to reconsider your offer to dog-sit, or plan to keep the animals separate.
 
* If you have multiple small pets at home, check with the dog's owner and see which—if any—of these animals the dog has been exposed to before. If the dog has shown aggression to a breed of animal that you own, you may need to reconsider your offer to dog-sit, or plan to keep the animals separate.

Knit a Flower

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#Secure the tail. Pull any of the remaining tail through a few inner stitches of the stem, using a yarn needle or crochet hook to do so. Tie a slip knot at the end to keep it secure.[[Image:Knit a Flower Step 29.jpg|center]]
 
#Secure the tail. Pull any of the remaining tail through a few inner stitches of the stem, using a yarn needle or crochet hook to do so. Tie a slip knot at the end to keep it secure.[[Image:Knit a Flower Step 29.jpg|center]]
 
#*The final flower will be between 4 and 5 inches (10 and 12.5 cm) long.
 
#*The final flower will be between 4 and 5 inches (10 and 12.5 cm) long.
==Tips==
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== Tips ==
 
*To [[Cast-On|cast on]] a stitch:
 
*To [[Cast-On|cast on]] a stitch:
 
**Make a [[Make-a-Slip-Knot|slip knot]] around the needle, leaving approximately 5 inches (12.5 cm) of yarn on either side of the knot.
 
**Make a [[Make-a-Slip-Knot|slip knot]] around the needle, leaving approximately 5 inches (12.5 cm) of yarn on either side of the knot.
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**Wrap the yarn counterclockwise around the right needle, then pull back the tip of the right needle to take the yarn of the first loop.
 
**Wrap the yarn counterclockwise around the right needle, then pull back the tip of the right needle to take the yarn of the first loop.
 
**Pull the old loop out from the left needle to complete one purl stitch.
 
**Pull the old loop out from the left needle to complete one purl stitch.
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==Things You'll Need==
 
==Things You'll Need==
 
===Simple Eight-Petal Blossom===
 
===Simple Eight-Petal Blossom===

Stop Separation Anxiety in Dogs

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== Warnings ==
 
== Warnings ==
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*Do not cuddle the dog when it acts stressed. This will only tell the dog that it is ok to act like that. Ignore the behavior and it will go away. Ignore bad behavior, reward good behavior.
 
*Do not go too fast! If you do your dog may revert back to the way it was before, possibly even worse and you will have to start all over.
 
*Do not go too fast! If you do your dog may revert back to the way it was before, possibly even worse and you will have to start all over.
*Do not cuddle the dog when it acts stressed. This will only tell the dog that it is ok to act like that. Ignore the behavior and it will go away. Ignore bad behavior, reward good behavior.
 
  
 
== Sources and Citations ==
 
== Sources and Citations ==
 
*Paws on Perfection Dog Training
 
*Paws on Perfection Dog Training

Learn to Speak Italian

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== Tips ==
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*A list of Italian daily newspapers is available at http://www.ciao-italy.com/categories/newspapers.htm.
 
*Note that most Italian words end in a vowel.
 
*Note that most Italian words end in a vowel.
*A list of Italian daily newspapers is available at http://www.ciao-italy.com/categories/newspapers.htm. 
 
 
  
 
== Related wikiHows ==
 
== Related wikiHows ==

Find Your Vocal Range

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== Warnings ==
 
== Warnings ==
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*These methods and resources use scientific pitch notation, with Middle C as C<sub>4</sub>. However, some music and musicians use different systems of pitch (such as calling Middle C C<sub>0</sub> or C<sub>5</sub>). Your vocal range may be notated differently in these systems, so always be sure to check which one is being used.
 
*You should always warm up your voice with vocal exercises that take your voice from high to low registers before singing, especially when you will be using the edges of your vocal range.<ref>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s_B8MFz72fI</ref>
 
*You should always warm up your voice with vocal exercises that take your voice from high to low registers before singing, especially when you will be using the edges of your vocal range.<ref>https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s_B8MFz72fI</ref>
*These methods and resources use scientific pitch notation, with Middle C as C<sub>4</sub>. However, some music and musicians use different systems of pitch (such as calling Middle C C<sub>0</sub> or C<sub>5</sub>). Your vocal range may be notated differently in these systems, so always be sure to check which one is being used.
 
  
 
== Related wikiHows ==
 
== Related wikiHows ==

Protect a Mobile Phone from Being Stolen

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== Warnings ==
 
== Warnings ==
 
*Never leave your mobile phone unattended. It only takes a second for it to be grabbed. Keep it secure and out of sight.
 
*Never leave your mobile phone unattended. It only takes a second for it to be grabbed. Keep it secure and out of sight.
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*Never reveal your PIN code or SIM Lock code under any circumstances, unless an authorized party is asking for it.
 
*Always keep your phone deep inside the internal pocket of your jacket or coat, whenever walking through any street.
 
*Always keep your phone deep inside the internal pocket of your jacket or coat, whenever walking through any street.
*Never reveal your PIN code or SIM Lock code under any circumstances, unless an authorized party is asking for it.
 
 
*Keep in mind the possibility that you simply have misplaced your handset and that the person who has it intends to return it to you.  Be polite in all circumstances, even if you suspect theft.
 
*Keep in mind the possibility that you simply have misplaced your handset and that the person who has it intends to return it to you.  Be polite in all circumstances, even if you suspect theft.
 
*Don't lose your Security Code. Carriers can give you the PIN code, but the Security Code you set on your mobile can usually only be reset by having the software reset by the manufacturer. This means you'll have to visit a repair center or send the device off for repair.
 
*Don't lose your Security Code. Carriers can give you the PIN code, but the Security Code you set on your mobile can usually only be reset by having the software reset by the manufacturer. This means you'll have to visit a repair center or send the device off for repair.
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*Do not try to fight your attacker as they may be armed.
 
*Sometimes the thieves take your sim card out of your phone and factory reset it, so your phone might not be recovered. The police have bigger fish to fry and aren't going to chase someone down to get your phone back, and plus, it's illegal for them to search the person's house unless they get a warrant first, which they aren't likely to do.
 
*Sometimes the thieves take your sim card out of your phone and factory reset it, so your phone might not be recovered. The police have bigger fish to fry and aren't going to chase someone down to get your phone back, and plus, it's illegal for them to search the person's house unless they get a warrant first, which they aren't likely to do.
*Do not try to fight your attacker as they may be armed.
 
  
 
== Things You'll Need ==
 
== Things You'll Need ==

Create a Language

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*As a shortcut, and for a bit of interesting background, add connotation to various letters, preferably vowels. To do this, think of various words that begin with/have a lot of a certain vowel. For example: austere, acrimony, ebullient, embolden; in this case, the vowel ''A'' might carry with it a negative meaning, whereas ''E'' would be positive. Then, even if you forget your own words without the help of your dictionary, you could still make a good guess based on the composition of the letters.
 
*As a shortcut, and for a bit of interesting background, add connotation to various letters, preferably vowels. To do this, think of various words that begin with/have a lot of a certain vowel. For example: austere, acrimony, ebullient, embolden; in this case, the vowel ''A'' might carry with it a negative meaning, whereas ''E'' would be positive. Then, even if you forget your own words without the help of your dictionary, you could still make a good guess based on the composition of the letters.
 
* Make sure that it is a language that while speaking, you don't get a literal knot in your tongue!
 
* Make sure that it is a language that while speaking, you don't get a literal knot in your tongue!
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*Make sure that you and your friend(s) all follow a systematic language system. In other words, make sure that you follow the same guidelines.
 
* Remember you should know how to write it. For example we write it from left to right, in Arabic it's right to left, Chinese is in columns, and so on.
 
* Remember you should know how to write it. For example we write it from left to right, in Arabic it's right to left, Chinese is in columns, and so on.
*Make sure that you and your friend(s) all follow a systematic language system. In other words, make sure that you follow the same guidelines.
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*Make sure you practice saying and spelling out many basic words in your language, English examples: is, who, when, of, why, if, what, where, can, may, etc.
 
*Don't use random letters. It should make ''some'' sense, so that it will be easier to learn and speak with [Example: Don't use ''oh'' as ''e'', ''hello'' as ''llo'', and ''See ya'' as ''c yah'').
 
*Don't use random letters. It should make ''some'' sense, so that it will be easier to learn and speak with [Example: Don't use ''oh'' as ''e'', ''hello'' as ''llo'', and ''See ya'' as ''c yah'').
*Make sure you practice saying and spelling out many basic words in your language, English examples: is, who, when, of, why, if, what, where, can, may, etc.
 
 
*When starting off, follow closely to a language you like. This will make grammar much easier to make. You must avoid simply copying the grammar rules, however, as this would technically turn your language into a code.
 
*When starting off, follow closely to a language you like. This will make grammar much easier to make. You must avoid simply copying the grammar rules, however, as this would technically turn your language into a code.
 
*Try not to make your words sound like utter and complete gibberish just add a little extra than our regular English language. We don't want a knot in your tongue after speaking to your friends. Just put marks over the letters or make up something right on the spot, you might have to take some time on this!
 
*Try not to make your words sound like utter and complete gibberish just add a little extra than our regular English language. We don't want a knot in your tongue after speaking to your friends. Just put marks over the letters or make up something right on the spot, you might have to take some time on this!

Prune Rose Bushes

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== Tips ==
 
== Tips ==
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*Rake after you have pruned and add new mulch to the area. This will help to minimize the growth of rose diseases.
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*Roses can take, and actually need, the pruning.  Be brave and hack away.
 
*Do not use any part of the rose for compost. Diseases such as black spot survive and infect your roses.
 
*Do not use any part of the rose for compost. Diseases such as black spot survive and infect your roses.
*Rake after you have pruned and add new mulch to the area. This will help to minimize the growth of rose diseases.
 
 
*Use an anti-fungal spray recommended for roses. Spray after pruning and sealing cuts.
 
*Use an anti-fungal spray recommended for roses. Spray after pruning and sealing cuts.
*Roses can take, and actually need, the pruning.  Be brave and hack away.
 
 
*Seal pruning cuts with inexpensive white glue or carpenters glue.
 
*Seal pruning cuts with inexpensive white glue or carpenters glue.
  

Pull an All Nighter

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* Try not to do anything bad while at an all-nighter; if anyone catches you it's all over.
 
* Try not to do anything bad while at an all-nighter; if anyone catches you it's all over.
 
* If you get tired try to take a mini nap or close your eyes. Just don't fall actually fall asleep. If you've decided to take a mini nap set two alarms one to wake you from your nap and the other just in case if you fall asleep. If you have a phone alarm, try to put it on snooze.
 
* If you get tired try to take a mini nap or close your eyes. Just don't fall actually fall asleep. If you've decided to take a mini nap set two alarms one to wake you from your nap and the other just in case if you fall asleep. If you have a phone alarm, try to put it on snooze.
* Try get hiccups. They will help you stay awake. I'm pulling an all nighter this minute and have hiccups so even if I try fall asleep I can't cause of my hiccups. By the time I'm nodding off the hiccups help and at that point I've put ice cubes on my eyes.You can try drinking drinks which has a lot of Caffeine. You can even try to sleep till late in the morning if u want to pull an all nighter.  
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* Try get hiccups. They will help you stay awake. I'm pulling an all nighter this minute and have hiccups so even if I try fall asleep I can't cause of my hiccups. By the time I'm nodding off the hiccups help and at that point I've put ice cubes on my eyes.You can try drinking drinks which has a lot of Caffeine. You can even try to sleep till late in the morning if u want to pull an all nighter.
  
 
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*Take a shower and freshen up every so often.
 
*Take a shower and freshen up every so often.
 
*Avoid caffeine and sugar. Both, while giving you a temporary high, will induce a "crash" which will only make you more tired. These are to be avoided, as they'll screw up any chance of performing life-like in class or work the next day. If you are used to coffee, know what it does to you and feel you can get it all done by the time you "crash", it may be worth it.
 
*Avoid caffeine and sugar. Both, while giving you a temporary high, will induce a "crash" which will only make you more tired. These are to be avoided, as they'll screw up any chance of performing life-like in class or work the next day. If you are used to coffee, know what it does to you and feel you can get it all done by the time you "crash", it may be worth it.
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*Be careful about driving and operating machinery after an all-nighter. In fact, don't! Being severely drowsy behind the wheel or unsettled from all the caffeine is a recipe for disaster.
 
*Try to avoid pulling all-nighters if you can, for your body needs sleep, and staying up all night can be quite unhealthy. In truth, if you're pulling an all-nighter, it should be because something is due the next day, and not finishing it can get you fired or send you to summer-school.
 
*Try to avoid pulling all-nighters if you can, for your body needs sleep, and staying up all night can be quite unhealthy. In truth, if you're pulling an all-nighter, it should be because something is due the next day, and not finishing it can get you fired or send you to summer-school.
*Be careful about driving and operating machinery after an all-nighter. In fact, don't! Being severely drowsy behind the wheel or unsettled from all the caffeine is a recipe for disaster.
 
 
*Pulling an all-nighter might not be worth it. By that point, you either know the material, or you don't. Cramming so much information in such a short amount of time will not help––your brain will not absorb it, and you might not be able to recall it by the time you take the test. It might be best to get a good nights sleep, so that you will be alert and at your most productive.
 
*Pulling an all-nighter might not be worth it. By that point, you either know the material, or you don't. Cramming so much information in such a short amount of time will not help––your brain will not absorb it, and you might not be able to recall it by the time you take the test. It might be best to get a good nights sleep, so that you will be alert and at your most productive.
 
*If you are going to be pulling sequential all-nighters, it is not recommended you use of stimulants.  It is easy to get addicted if they're being used on a regular basis.
 
*If you are going to be pulling sequential all-nighters, it is not recommended you use of stimulants.  It is easy to get addicted if they're being used on a regular basis.

Shave Your Legs

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*Shaving your hair doesn't make it grow any thicker or darker.
 
*Shaving your hair doesn't make it grow any thicker or darker.
 
*Conditioner is a great replacement for shaving cream or gel because it moisturizes while you shave, so no need for lotion after.
 
*Conditioner is a great replacement for shaving cream or gel because it moisturizes while you shave, so no need for lotion after.
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*Once you've been shaving for a while, a razor with built-in moisturizer bars is an excellent way to shave armpits and legs, minus the shave gel!
 
*Point your feet when you are shaving near your ankles.
 
*Point your feet when you are shaving near your ankles.
 
*If you have any insect bites on your legs, shave around them because it could make them bleed and leak.
 
*If you have any insect bites on your legs, shave around them because it could make them bleed and leak.
*Once you've been shaving for a while, a razor with built-in moisturizer bars is an excellent way to shave armpits and legs, minus the shave gel!
 
 
*Never share somebody else's razor. It may not be clean and can give you a rash or more severe infections.
 
*Never share somebody else's razor. It may not be clean and can give you a rash or more severe infections.
 
*If you can't see the back of your legs while shaving, you can use a mirror.
 
*If you can't see the back of your legs while shaving, you can use a mirror.
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*If shaving is continually irritating when shaving against the grain, try shaving with the grain. You won't get as close a shave, but it will be less irritating.
 
*Use exfoliating gloves with some soap to help remove dead skin before shaving.
 
*Use exfoliating gloves with some soap to help remove dead skin before shaving.
*If shaving is continually irritating when shaving against the grain, try shaving with the grain. You won't get as close a shave, but it will be less irritating.
 
*You can shave over scars if you run your razor over it very gently and slowly..  Use only disposable razors for this.
 
 
*If you want [[Get Smooth Legs|smooth legs]] but can't get to a shower or tub, try covering your legs with a thick coat of lotion and then shaving it off for a very smooth shave. Rinse out the lotion and hair from the razor in a cup of water or wipe it with a cloth.
 
*If you want [[Get Smooth Legs|smooth legs]] but can't get to a shower or tub, try covering your legs with a thick coat of lotion and then shaving it off for a very smooth shave. Rinse out the lotion and hair from the razor in a cup of water or wipe it with a cloth.
 
*Don't actually shave your ankle when shaving because you're most likely going to cut yourself. Make sure you start above the ankle and take it slow.
 
*Don't actually shave your ankle when shaving because you're most likely going to cut yourself. Make sure you start above the ankle and take it slow.
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*You can shave over scars if you run your razor over it very gently and slowly..  Use only disposable razors for this.
 
*For a super close shave that will last a bit longer, follow the given directions for shaving in the shower, and then go over your legs again with an electric razor. It'll make your legs as soft as a baby!
 
*For a super close shave that will last a bit longer, follow the given directions for shaving in the shower, and then go over your legs again with an electric razor. It'll make your legs as soft as a baby!
 
*The only difference between razors marketed for men and those marketed for women is in the design of the handle and the color.<ref>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Safety_razor#Difference_between_men.27s_and_women.27s_razors</ref><br><br>
 
*The only difference between razors marketed for men and those marketed for women is in the design of the handle and the color.<ref>http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Safety_razor#Difference_between_men.27s_and_women.27s_razors</ref><br><br>
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*Be light on the knees, ankles, toes, hips and other "bony" parts of your body to avoid cutting the top layer of skin.
 
*Be light on the knees, ankles, toes, hips and other "bony" parts of your body to avoid cutting the top layer of skin.
 
*If you get razor burn, do not put scented lotion on it; it will sting.
 
*If you get razor burn, do not put scented lotion on it; it will sting.
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*Don't let other people use your razor.
 
*Use an in-shower lotion after you shave. It applies moisture and makes your legs look great.
 
*Use an in-shower lotion after you shave. It applies moisture and makes your legs look great.
*Don't let other people use your razor.
 
 
*Do not shave dry.
 
*Do not shave dry.
 
*Go around bruises and cuts, and use a light touch to avoid nicks and razor burns.
 
*Go around bruises and cuts, and use a light touch to avoid nicks and razor burns.

Live on a Deserted Island

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== Warnings ==
 
== Warnings ==
 
* If you have clothes, don't rip them for raw materials. Exposure, especially to sunburn, can be deadly.
 
* If you have clothes, don't rip them for raw materials. Exposure, especially to sunburn, can be deadly.
* Do not resort to cannibalism, especially if you're the only one on the island. It takes more energy to recover from loss of limb than is gained by the food itself.
 
* Stay away from crags on the seafloor, or if you must go there for food, come prepared. Not only are stonefish an issue here, but eels have been known to pack ferocious bites.
 
 
* If you do catch a tropical disease: stay hydrated, don't pick at scabs that form, don't over-exert yourself, and stay away from diseased vomit.
 
* If you do catch a tropical disease: stay hydrated, don't pick at scabs that form, don't over-exert yourself, and stay away from diseased vomit.
 
*Do not eat jellyfish or fish with the appearance of spines, fish that puff up, or fish that appear to have beaks.
 
*Do not eat jellyfish or fish with the appearance of spines, fish that puff up, or fish that appear to have beaks.
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* Don't walk on the seafloor with bare feet. Rays and stonefish are common, and are often deadly.
 
* Don't walk on the seafloor with bare feet. Rays and stonefish are common, and are often deadly.
 
* Know the tides before you go spearfishing. There are difficulties to surviving on an island, but they are far worse if you are pulled out to sea.
 
* Know the tides before you go spearfishing. There are difficulties to surviving on an island, but they are far worse if you are pulled out to sea.
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* Do not resort to cannibalism, especially if you're the only one on the island. It takes more energy to recover from loss of limb than is gained by the food itself.
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* Stay away from crags on the seafloor, or if you must go there for food, come prepared. Not only are stonefish an issue here, but eels have been known to pack ferocious bites.
 
*Do not eat berries that are white, most white berries are poisonous. if you are not 100% sure what they are, don't eat them
 
*Do not eat berries that are white, most white berries are poisonous. if you are not 100% sure what they are, don't eat them
 
* Those who have lived in temperate climates are used to mosquitos, but remember, in the tropics they are the most deadly animal you will face. Use anything you can to prevent them: spray your body with bug spray (Warning: Handle DEET and permethrin with extreme caution. They are flammable and poisonous in large amounts). Some plants may have bug-repelling properties as well. Fishing nets can be re-purposed for mosquito nets. As often as possible, especially if none of these procedures can be performed, stay on the coast.
 
* Those who have lived in temperate climates are used to mosquitos, but remember, in the tropics they are the most deadly animal you will face. Use anything you can to prevent them: spray your body with bug spray (Warning: Handle DEET and permethrin with extreme caution. They are flammable and poisonous in large amounts). Some plants may have bug-repelling properties as well. Fishing nets can be re-purposed for mosquito nets. As often as possible, especially if none of these procedures can be performed, stay on the coast.
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*Only drink urine as last resort, only when there is no obtainable source of water, should you drink your own urine. Do not store the urine in a bottle as only fresh urine is sterile. Also only drink the first passing of urine, because drinking highly concentrated urine can cause kidney failure. You need to make a desalinator to do this. You have to get the water out while leaving the salt and impurities behind. Otherwise, it's worse than salt water.
 
* If you are near places where there has been extensive European colonization in the past (i.e: South America, Africa, or Pacific Islands), watch out for rats. They can cause a lot of danger to you and your food supply.
 
* If you are near places where there has been extensive European colonization in the past (i.e: South America, Africa, or Pacific Islands), watch out for rats. They can cause a lot of danger to you and your food supply.
*Only drink urine as last resort, only when there is no obtainable source of water, should you drink your own urine. Do not store the urine in a bottle as only fresh urine is sterile. Also only drink the first passing of urine, because drinking highly concentrated urine can cause kidney failure. You need to make a desalinator to do this. You have to get the water out while leaving the salt and impurities behind. Otherwise, it's worse than salt water.
 
 
* Stay on the coast whenever possible
 
* Stay on the coast whenever possible
 
*Do not drink salt water as a last resort. The salt dehydrates you and makes it worse only when you have no other water. A Professor from England proved this by sailing for 58 days and only drinking saltwater.{{fact}}<!-- This doesn't make much sense this paragraph. Perhaps someone else can mend it. -->
 
*Do not drink salt water as a last resort. The salt dehydrates you and makes it worse only when you have no other water. A Professor from England proved this by sailing for 58 days and only drinking saltwater.{{fact}}<!-- This doesn't make much sense this paragraph. Perhaps someone else can mend it. -->

Be a Caring Sister

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== Tips ==
 
== Tips ==
 
*Always think about your siblings and what is best for them.
 
*Always think about your siblings and what is best for them.
*Remember that your siblings are friends for life.  
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*Remember that your siblings are friends for life.
 
*Sometimes the best thing you can do is listen and not advise.
 
*Sometimes the best thing you can do is listen and not advise.
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== Related wikiHows ==
 
== Related wikiHows ==
 
*[[Be a Good Sister]]
 
*[[Be a Good Sister]]

Make Roses from Leaves

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== Tips ==
 
== Tips ==
 
 
 
*Join the leaf stems together to create a bouquet. Add a craft stick to the bottom and wrap the wire, followed by wrapping green florist tape around the stick for the bouquet holder.
 
*Join the leaf stems together to create a bouquet. Add a craft stick to the bottom and wrap the wire, followed by wrapping green florist tape around the stick for the bouquet holder.
 
*Add a differently colored leaf around the base of the flower, to add interest and contrast.
 
*Add a differently colored leaf around the base of the flower, to add interest and contrast.

User:Cutiecupcakes234

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<div style="position:fixed; bottom:0;left:0; width:100%padding:5px; background-color:#fff;color:#686868; font-weight:bold; text-align:center:2-index:999;border-top:solid 1px #e5e5e5>"One can be happy in even the darkest of times; if only one considers to turn on the light." -Albus Dumbledore
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<div style="position:fixed; bottom:0;left:0; width:100%padding:5px; background-color:#fff;color:#686868; font-weight:bold; text-align:center:2-index:999;border-top:solid 1px #e5e5e5>"One can be happy in even the darkest of times; if only one considers to turn on the light." -Albus Dumbledore </div>
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I'm always happy to help, even if I'm not an admin or a welcomer, so feel free to leave any messages on my talk page. I have a real passion for Harry Potter, art and writing. Here are some pictures of my fave things:
 
I'm always happy to help, even if I'm not an admin or a welcomer, so feel free to leave any messages on my talk page. I have a real passion for Harry Potter, art and writing. Here are some pictures of my fave things:

Look Good when It's Non Uniform Day at Your School (Girls)

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*Don't dress for other people. Wear what you want.
 
*Don't dress for other people. Wear what you want.
 
*Nobody likes  a superficial girl. Make sure you don't get too wrapped up in looking good!
 
*Nobody likes  a superficial girl. Make sure you don't get too wrapped up in looking good!
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*Some schools have a dress code, even on non-uniform day. Be sure to follow it!
 
*Revealing clothes are not becoming, you just look like a try-hard.
 
*Revealing clothes are not becoming, you just look like a try-hard.
*Some schools have a dress code, even on non-uniform day. Be sure to follow it!
 
  
 
== Things You'll Need ==
 
== Things You'll Need ==

Make a Baking Soda Air Freshener

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*If you're in a hurry, an open box of baking soda can freshen the air by absorbing odors. It won't produce a pleasant scent, though.
 
*If you're in a hurry, an open box of baking soda can freshen the air by absorbing odors. It won't produce a pleasant scent, though.
 
*Sprinkling baking soda over odorous items will help improve air quality. For example, sprinkle down the garbage disposal unit, in garbage bins, or on dirty dishcloths and sponges.
 
*Sprinkling baking soda over odorous items will help improve air quality. For example, sprinkle down the garbage disposal unit, in garbage bins, or on dirty dishcloths and sponges.
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== Things You'll Need ==
 
== Things You'll Need ==
 
Baking Soda Air Freshener Spray
 
Baking Soda Air Freshener Spray

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Do a Backbend

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*Never start without stretching or your muscles won't develop good flexibility skills and you will injure yourself
 
*Never start without stretching or your muscles won't develop good flexibility skills and you will injure yourself
 
*Keep your elbows locked or you may hurt your head.
 
*Keep your elbows locked or you may hurt your head.
*Always be supervised, especially if you're doing a backbend for the first time. Performing a back bend could cause neck or spinal injuries.
 
 
*If you're outside do it on grass, not cement.
 
*If you're outside do it on grass, not cement.
 
*Make sure you can hold a strong bridge for about twenty seconds before trying this or you may seriously injure your back or wrists.
 
*Make sure you can hold a strong bridge for about twenty seconds before trying this or you may seriously injure your back or wrists.
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*Always be supervised, especially if you're doing a backbend for the first time. Performing a back bend could cause neck or spinal injuries.
 
*If you start to feel dizzy after doing the back bend, stop and rest or drink some water.
 
*If you start to feel dizzy after doing the back bend, stop and rest or drink some water.
 
*Make sure when you are first doing a backbend, you have someone to spot you, if not you could seriously hurt yourself by doing the exercise wrong.
 
*Make sure when you are first doing a backbend, you have someone to spot you, if not you could seriously hurt yourself by doing the exercise wrong.

Play With Kids While Babysitting

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*Watch out for small objects/toys that young children may be able to swallow.
 
*Watch out for small objects/toys that young children may be able to swallow.
 
*If you are playing sock wars make sure there isn't stuff that could easily be knocked down and broken. The kid's parents won't be too happy.
 
*If you are playing sock wars make sure there isn't stuff that could easily be knocked down and broken. The kid's parents won't be too happy.
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*If the parents come home in a condition in which they are unable to care for a child, don't leave them alone with the kids. Call your parents so they can come help you and <i>never</i> let the kid's parents drive you home if you think they've been drinking.
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*If a kid is scared of doing something or doesn't like that game or food, don't make them do it, play it, or eat it. They have their reasons.
 
*Keep permanent markers away from all children, as the strong smell may be toxic or irritating.
 
*Keep permanent markers away from all children, as the strong smell may be toxic or irritating.
*If a kid is scared of doing something or doesn't like that game or food, don't make them do it, play it, or eat it. They have their reasons.
 
*If the parents come home in a condition in which they are unable to care for a child, don't leave them alone with the kids. Call your parents so they can come help you and <i>never</i> let the kid's parents drive you home if you think they've been drinking.
 
 
*Ask them about the parents' policies on disciplining and playing with the kids. Some parents have set rules for punishments such as the length of time of time outs or what types of punishments (time outs, taking away privileges) you should use.
 
*Ask them about the parents' policies on disciplining and playing with the kids. Some parents have set rules for punishments such as the length of time of time outs or what types of punishments (time outs, taking away privileges) you should use.
 
*Never punish a child by hitting them. It's best not to punish them at all as you are just there to have fun, but if the kid(s) are really acting up, a time out for 5-10 minutes will suffice. Any longer and they will probably be quite unhappy with you.
 
*Never punish a child by hitting them. It's best not to punish them at all as you are just there to have fun, but if the kid(s) are really acting up, a time out for 5-10 minutes will suffice. Any longer and they will probably be quite unhappy with you.

Style Curly Hair for Volume

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== Tips ==
 
== Tips ==
*Dry your hair upside down. This will give you volume and texture.
 
*Don't put too much product on your hair because it could make your hair crunchy and stiff.
 
 
*A haircut with long layers will also add more volume to your hair. If you already have long layers, and they are not giving you enough volume, ask for shorter layers.
 
*A haircut with long layers will also add more volume to your hair. If you already have long layers, and they are not giving you enough volume, ask for shorter layers.
 
*With short hair, be light with products.
 
*With short hair, be light with products.
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*Don't put too much product on your hair because it could make your hair crunchy and stiff.
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*Dry your hair upside down. This will give you volume and texture.
  
 
== Warnings ==
 
== Warnings ==

Bug Your Sister

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*Expect payback, it comes in more forms then one.
 
*Expect payback, it comes in more forms then one.
 
*If you throw the water balloon at the back of her head and for some reason she falls, she may get hurt.  Remember: you're just trying to bother her, not kill her. Not only that, make sure any objects she's holding are waterproof - especially electronics. You don't want to damage anything.
 
*If you throw the water balloon at the back of her head and for some reason she falls, she may get hurt.  Remember: you're just trying to bother her, not kill her. Not only that, make sure any objects she's holding are waterproof - especially electronics. You don't want to damage anything.
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*She may get revenge - this is even more likely than getting in trouble.
 
*You will most likely get in trouble, not her.
 
*You will most likely get in trouble, not her.
*She may get revenge - this is even more likely than getting in trouble.
 
  
 
== Related wikiHows ==
 
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Make Vaseline

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*Mix some of the "Vaseline" with sugar to create a lip scrub.
 
*Mix some of the "Vaseline" with sugar to create a lip scrub.
 
*Rub the "Vaseline" over waterproof eyeliner and mascara to easily remove it.
 
*Rub the "Vaseline" over waterproof eyeliner and mascara to easily remove it.
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== Things You'll Need ==
 
== Things You'll Need ==
 
Simple Two Ingredient "Vaseline"
 
Simple Two Ingredient "Vaseline"

Cure Postnasal Drip

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== Tips ==
 
== Tips ==
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* Try not to be too warm, as this will often trigger more coughing.
 
* Don't lie down as the mucus will often trigger more coughing.
 
* Don't lie down as the mucus will often trigger more coughing.
* Try not to be too warm, as this will often trigger more coughing.
 
  
 
== Warnings ==
 
== Warnings ==
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* Steroid medications can cause serious side effects if used long term. A physician must monitor the use of these medications.
 
* Decongestants can cause high blood pressure, heart palpitations, insomnia, loss of appetite and anxiety. Decongestant nasal sprays should not be used longer than three or four days to relieve postnasal drip. The medication may cause congestion to return with increased symptoms when stopped.
 
* Decongestants can cause high blood pressure, heart palpitations, insomnia, loss of appetite and anxiety. Decongestant nasal sprays should not be used longer than three or four days to relieve postnasal drip. The medication may cause congestion to return with increased symptoms when stopped.
* Steroid medications can cause serious side effects if used long term. A physician must monitor the use of these medications.
 
  
 
== Things You'll Need ==
 
== Things You'll Need ==

Fight

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== Warnings ==
 
== Warnings ==
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*Never attack first at school, as it will often get you in trouble. Even counter attacks can have bad consequences, like getting into trouble and getting hurt.
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*Fight if necessary only to the extent which allows you to escape, this is a recommendation otherwise hitting back your opponent too much (Too many kicks and punches) can be exhausting to you and waste your energy and you might unintentionally kill someone and put yourself involved with the police or even serve jail times.
 
*Don't hesitate. In other words, the second you go to kick, kick. Otherwise you will stop and get kicked yourself, and the element of surprise is lost.
 
*Don't hesitate. In other words, the second you go to kick, kick. Otherwise you will stop and get kicked yourself, and the element of surprise is lost.
*Fight if necessary only to the extent which allows you to escape, this is a recommendation otherwise hitting back your opponent too much (Too many kicks and punches) can be exhausting to you and waste your energy and you might unintentionally kill someone and put yourself involved with the police or even serve jail times.
 
*Never attack first at school, as it will often get you in trouble. Even counter attacks can have bad consequences, like getting into trouble and getting hurt.
 
 
*If fighting dirty, you can use your surroundings to your advantage. Sticks, stones, dirt/sand are pretty effective. Be careful and try not to break anything that is not yours or valuable unless you are defending.
 
*If fighting dirty, you can use your surroundings to your advantage. Sticks, stones, dirt/sand are pretty effective. Be careful and try not to break anything that is not yours or valuable unless you are defending.
 
*Counter attacks doesn't always come effective and may put you in great disadvantage if the opponent turns back with a weapon, remember that the opponent may have a knife or a gun which could tremendously hurt you or even lead to the point a full loss of control and get you killed.
 
*Counter attacks doesn't always come effective and may put you in great disadvantage if the opponent turns back with a weapon, remember that the opponent may have a knife or a gun which could tremendously hurt you or even lead to the point a full loss of control and get you killed.

Get a Guy to Want You Back After a Breakup

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#Give him time to miss you. Distance makes the heart grow fonder. He cannot miss you if you are always around. After you have started talking to each other again, give him time to think about what he is missing.<ref>http://www.asnamnat.org/how-to-get-your-ex-boyfriend-back-make-him-want-you/miss-you/</ref>
 
#Give him time to miss you. Distance makes the heart grow fonder. He cannot miss you if you are always around. After you have started talking to each other again, give him time to think about what he is missing.<ref>http://www.asnamnat.org/how-to-get-your-ex-boyfriend-back-make-him-want-you/miss-you/</ref>
 
#Keep your perspective clear. Making a guy want to be with you, and making him jealous are two different things. Making sure he sees you with other guys, or giving him the impression that you have totally moved on is likely to make him jealous. It will also send the signal that you aren't interested anymore. This is a fine line, and you should tread carefully or you'll just drive him further away.
 
#Keep your perspective clear. Making a guy want to be with you, and making him jealous are two different things. Making sure he sees you with other guys, or giving him the impression that you have totally moved on is likely to make him jealous. It will also send the signal that you aren't interested anymore. This is a fine line, and you should tread carefully or you'll just drive him further away.
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== Tips ==
 
*Be patient. He may not be ready as quickly as you would like.
 
*Be patient. He may not be ready as quickly as you would like.
 
*Don't seem desperate. Most people do not find this attractive.
 
*Don't seem desperate. Most people do not find this attractive.
 
*Be sure that you really want him back and you aren't just lonely.
 
*Be sure that you really want him back and you aren't just lonely.
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== Warnings ==
 
== Warnings ==
 
*Rekindling your relationship does not mean that you will be together forever.
 
*Rekindling your relationship does not mean that you will be together forever.

Adopt a Purebred Dog

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*Take a couple days off from work to spend with your new dog, if possible. This time will help the two of you bond and help the pet acclimate to their new home.
 
*Take a couple days off from work to spend with your new dog, if possible. This time will help the two of you bond and help the pet acclimate to their new home.
 
*Be patient with your new pet. Dogs are often uneasy when they first come to a new home. Give them a few weeks to adjust, and take them to the vet immediately if you think they have any severe problems.
 
*Be patient with your new pet. Dogs are often uneasy when they first come to a new home. Give them a few weeks to adjust, and take them to the vet immediately if you think they have any severe problems.
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== Warnings ==
 
== Warnings ==
 
*Disreputable breeders may try to sell dogs with potential or known congenital diseases, or may bring puppies in from other litters and claim a champion bloodline. Carefully review your breeder before adopting.
 
*Disreputable breeders may try to sell dogs with potential or known congenital diseases, or may bring puppies in from other litters and claim a champion bloodline. Carefully review your breeder before adopting.

Be Your Dog's Best Friend

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#*Dogs that love and respect their owners will often feel guilty for their actions. After you have disciplined the dog, it may try to cuddle with your or apologize for its actions. They are cognitively aware that you are upset with them and they want to rectify the situation.  
 
#*Dogs that love and respect their owners will often feel guilty for their actions. After you have disciplined the dog, it may try to cuddle with your or apologize for its actions. They are cognitively aware that you are upset with them and they want to rectify the situation.  
 
#*Use discipline that is appropriate for the scenario. The discipline that you would use if your dog barked when it shouldn't have versus tearing up your couch will be very different.  
 
#*Use discipline that is appropriate for the scenario. The discipline that you would use if your dog barked when it shouldn't have versus tearing up your couch will be very different.  
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== Tips ==
*Every dog is different. Each has a different personality, likes and dislikes, and they react in different ways. Be respectful of these differences when you are building your relationship with your dog.  
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*Every dog is different. Each has a different personality, likes and dislikes, and they react in different ways. Be respectful of these differences when you are building your relationship with your dog.
 
*Remember dogs only need three things: Exercise, discipline and affection.
 
*Remember dogs only need three things: Exercise, discipline and affection.
*Be affectionate with your dog if you are both comfortable. This is a loving relationship that you are building and showing affection demonstrates to your dog that you love them.  
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*Be affectionate with your dog if you are both comfortable. This is a loving relationship that you are building and showing affection demonstrates to your dog that you love them.
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==Warnings==
 
==Warnings==
 
*If you have small children, train your dog to be more careful around them. Dogs are playful and small children are easily knocked over and injured by a rambunctious dog.  
 
*If you have small children, train your dog to be more careful around them. Dogs are playful and small children are easily knocked over and injured by a rambunctious dog.  

Cope when You Feel Sick During a Dissection

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#Gather support for moral objections. If the dissection makes you ill because of your moral objections, be sure to do your research and present that research to your instructor. You can also enlist classmates, parents, and other faculty to support your cause. Start a group or club that has the goal of ending traditional dissections in your school.<ref>http://www.humanesociety.org/assets/pdfs/parents_educators/dissection_simple_way_to_say_no_way.pdf</ref>
 
#Gather support for moral objections. If the dissection makes you ill because of your moral objections, be sure to do your research and present that research to your instructor. You can also enlist classmates, parents, and other faculty to support your cause. Start a group or club that has the goal of ending traditional dissections in your school.<ref>http://www.humanesociety.org/assets/pdfs/parents_educators/dissection_simple_way_to_say_no_way.pdf</ref>
 
#*It might also help to take the stance that virtual dissections are a better learning experience for students.
 
#*It might also help to take the stance that virtual dissections are a better learning experience for students.
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*Pick lab partners that want to do the dissection.
 
*Pick lab partners that want to do the dissection.
 
*Avoid classes that require dissections.
 
*Avoid classes that require dissections.
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== Warnings ==
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*When/if you do touch the specimen, wear gloves and goggles.
 
*Dissections are a necessary part of some classes. Do not take the class if that will be a problem.
 
*Dissections are a necessary part of some classes. Do not take the class if that will be a problem.
*When/if you do touch the specimen, wear gloves and goggles.
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*[[Recover From a Liver Transplant at Home]]
 
*[[Recover From a Liver Transplant at Home]]

Hit a Power Fade

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*Setting up your shot is crucial to pulling off the power fade. You cannot have proper ball flight without a proper setup.
 
*As with any golf shot; trial and error along with feel will be the main tools for learning and manipulating your new shot.
 
*As with any golf shot; trial and error along with feel will be the main tools for learning and manipulating your new shot.
 
*Use proper technique to avoid injury.
 
*Use proper technique to avoid injury.
*Setting up your shot is crucial to pulling off the power fade. You cannot have proper ball flight without a proper setup.
 
  
 
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Deal With a Bedwetting Problem

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{{Video:Deal With a Bedwetting Problem|}}
 
{{Video:Deal With a Bedwetting Problem|}}
 
== Tips ==
 
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*Don't be afraid to speak up. Although you may be embarrassed about your bedwetting, there may be a more serious underlying issue that a doctor can help you treat.
 
*In general, avoid constipation.
 
*In general, avoid constipation.
*Don't be afraid to speak up. Although you may be embarrassed about your bedwetting, there may be a more serious underlying issue that a doctor can help you treat.
 
 
*For children, treatment failures and relapses are common, but you should allow 4-6 weeks for treatments to work.
 
*For children, treatment failures and relapses are common, but you should allow 4-6 weeks for treatments to work.
 
*Be patient with yourself or with your child.
 
*Be patient with yourself or with your child.

Decide Whether to Get a Second Dog

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*If you do decide to get a second dog, it's imperative that you [[Choose a Second Dog|introduce it thoughtfully]] into your household.
 
*Even if you get an older dog, remember that you will still have to take time to train it initially.
 
*Even if you get an older dog, remember that you will still have to take time to train it initially.
*If you do decide to get a second dog, it's imperative that you [[Choose a Second Dog|introduce it thoughtfully]] into your household.
 
  
 
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