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  • Is African American the proper term?

    Lets say we are watching American Idol and the top ten singers are announced, which category do you agree with most? The top ten are made up of:

    A)6 whites

    B)2 Blacks

    C)1 Mexican

    D)1 filipino

    or A)6 European Americans

    B) 2 African Americans

    C)1 Mexican American

    D)1 Asian American

    I'm sure we can agree that "American" can be assumed so that should be dropped. Is a contininent a good way to describe one's ancestorhood? What's your opinions?

    11 AnswersOther - Cultures & Groups7 years ago
  • why does Yahoo allow abuse on it's own message boards?

    On a Yahoo Finance board one guy post 24 hours 7 days a week bashing a certain stock. He doesn't respond to anyone or participate in conversation, it is all negative, designed to scare people. He is obviously a paid basher as he has no job or time to do this otherwise and doesn't fit typical short behavior. He replies to his own posts with "True" fact" excellent", just one word replies, and has 128 self replies to his own post. He has been reported to Yahoo numerous times for abuse but for months and years this guy is still around. He is doing illegal activity and Yahoo allows it.

    2 AnswersOther - Yahoo Message Boards7 years ago
  • Art frame, wood or compressed cardboard?

    I have a canvas art print that appears to have a wood frame. Looks like wood, sounds like wood but someone else claims it is compressed cardboard. The opinions from friends all say it is wood but I need an expert or someone with art frame knowledge to confirm. Is there such a thing as compressed cardboard frame and would it look and sound like wood? Serious replies please. This frame was preinstalled by the manufacturer.

    3 AnswersPainting8 years ago
  • skype webcam problems?

    I was using skype with no problems until yesterday and my built in webcam on my Asus laptop stopped working. I installed the latest Skype version, have gone to device manager and can not locate anything on "webcam" devices. Now I can't even get on skype. The window pops up for a second and disappears. I have searched for advice and I just get a runaround with the answers, it's not getting me anywhere.

    3 AnswersLaptops & Notebooks9 years ago
  • Gone through 6-8 car batteries, don't last long. What's the problem?

    I have a 2005 Hyundai Tucson with 99,000 miles. Only problem with this car is my new batteries keep dying. I have gone through six to eight batteries. If they last a year I'm doing good. Sometimes just a few months. Since only Hyundai sold this battery I had to get it through them and the service guys never suggested anything more than a dead battery. This last battery I found a company that installed a different battery but that also went dead under six months. There has to be something else wrong that is causing the batteries to dye young. Anyone ever hear of this problem before? Any suggestions?

    7 AnswersMaintenance & Repairs10 years ago
  • how to get picture without flash?

    It's taken me a few hours how to learn the macro mode. I managed to get one good pic somehow. Problem I now have is with the flash. I turned it off but my pictures are all white out from light. Not sure how this is possible. I know the flash is turned off, so how do I get a good pic?

    3 AnswersPhotography10 years ago
  • digital camera can't take picture?

    Obviously I have never like digital cameras. They have basically ruined many key events of my life. I have a Samsung S85, a simple point and shoot. The camera works, it's not broken. Has taken normal pictures before, but now I'm now using the macro mode in manual. I managed to get one picture after a few attempts. It won't take anymore. It beeps, may flash, snaps but won't take the picture. One attempt the flash went off and the picture was white out from the flash. I took a self potrait and it snapped a picture but too much light. Back to the macro shot, it beeps, different green boxes appear over the picture and picture not captured. Tried different lighting, may say low lighting. So far one good pic, and the camera is not brroken.

    2 AnswersPhotography10 years ago
  • Why does my Yahoo pages not display?

    It's only Yahoo including email, finance, weather, answers, only the parts of Yahoo that I use regularily, "Internet Explorer cannot display webpage." I've tried everything including virus software, checked cookies (nothing), added "bluelithium and the other to my block website. Connections are fine, and this is only on Yahoo that this problem occurs.

    1 AnswerNotices and Errors10 years ago
  • My Yahoo emails won't display 97% of the time?

    It seems to be a Yahoo problem. I can get to my email page and once in a while I can read my emails but most of the time it says "Internet Explorer won't display webpage." If I go to Yahoo Finance I get the error page only on message board. On Yahoo main page sometimes it won't let me read articles.Problem occurs on Yahoo answers too. So far I haven't had any other sites cause problems. I checked cookies and done a virus removal and nothing. The problem is getting worse every week.

    1 AnswerComputer Networking10 years ago
  • Trading stocks in IRA?

    In an IRA can one sell stocks or just buy them and let them sit until one cashes out the IRA.

    3 AnswersPersonal Finance10 years ago
  • i have dish need to watch dvd movie?

    Somewhat easy on my previous control but have upgraded and can't figure it out. There's no tv/video button,just the input button that's supposed to act the same but I just get a message on the screen that says "your remote is now set to control your TV/VCR/DVD player," which does me no good. So I use my tv remote, hot tv to change the channel, presumably to 3 or 4 or maybe 2 but I don't get a DVD movie on any. Any help?

    5 AnswersTiVO & DVRs1 decade ago
  • dish wire ripped out?

    Moving tv and the Dish wire tension caused the wire to pop out of the receiver. No big deal except the little wire endings popped out of the connector piece and I can't get it stay satisfactory enough to recerive a signal. Is it hopeless and have a Dish technician come and do it?

    1 AnswerOther - Electronics1 decade ago
  • Why don't Egyptians in America call themselves African Americans?

    Or German Americans, Mexican Americans etc? Could it be because of the whole slavery thing like Americans tore away their home roots?

    10 AnswersOther - Cultures & Groups1 decade ago
  • Search Problem jumping windows?

    I was reading an article and after five minutes the compuer shut off, some checking file thing popped up and went through some checking until 100% complete. Got back on the internet, went to Yahoo Search to find the article I was reading,"said "jumping windows explorer." Said it no matter which link I clicked (only on the search pages, including Google). Pages would always be parked pages related to the topic. Possibel virus but didn't click on any virus. Now can't use search function but everything else works fine. Any help would be appreciated.

    2 AnswersOther - Internet1 decade ago
  • Would IDOL be better if America didn't vote?

    The list of winners is not impressive. Ruben Studdard? Fantasia Barrino? Taylor Hicks? David Cook? There were many better singers in those years. This year already eliminated some great singers and kept some lousy one's. So it's a popularity contest, then why aren't those voters buying up Ruben Studdard albums. It's a joke. Anyone support just the judges voting, or are they just as bad, afterall, Randy was a big Ruben fan. The show is hard to take seriously anymore.

    8 AnswersReality Television1 decade ago
  • A good club on New Years Eve?

    I'm coming from Vegas and I haven't been to the clubs in L.A. The Highland and Element looked interesting but many negative reviews on certain sites. I want cheap as possible but not a gross place. Dancing, good music, attractive crowd, no long lines, young 20's-30s, semi-hip. Looking for recommendations as close to Hollywood as possible for convenience sake.

    1 AnswerLos Angeles1 decade ago