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(1) Colnect – Social network for collectors and the place for managing personal collections (stamps, coins, phonecards etc.) online. The site has variety of collectible catalogs submitted and updated by collectors community. It is based on a wiki model, which means anyone can edit and update collectible catalogs, and as compared to printed catalogs, Colnect contains more up to date information on collectibles. Read more: Colnect: Site For Sharing & Managing Collections Online
(2) GetRidOfThings – DIY guide that provides you with helpful tips on how to get rid of stuff such as home pests, insects, stains, bad smell, abusive boyfriends and other annoyances. You can search or browse site content by category. Each guide includes short set of facts on the subject and a set of tools and solutions most effective for the problem. Read more: GetRidOfThings: Learn How To Get Rid Of Stuff
(3) IdiomSite – If you don’t always understand some of idioms or sayings, you should check out this site, it contains definitions and meanings of common sayings that are often used in the English language. You can browse idioms alphabetically or search for a particular saying on the page using your search function. Read more: IdiomSite: Find Out Meanings of Common Sayings
(4) [NO LONGER WORKS] Meta-iPod – Free Windows-only desktop app that helps you to clean up your iTunes library. It integrates with your iPod, allowing transfer of tracks and playlists from your iPod to iTunes library. It locates and fixes issues such as iPod to iTunes tracks and playlists copy, missing play counts, album art, ratings and labels, duplicate files, missing tracks and more.
(5) [NO LONGER WORKS] WhoAreIn – Dead simple event organizer that lets you organize meetings (parties, nightouts etc) and find out who will be attending. To start using it, you do not even have to sign up as it works with your existing Google credentials. The process is straightforward, you just need to create an event and forward it to invitees. When the recipients gets your invitation with event details they select one of the following options “Yes, I’m coming”, “No, I’m not coming” or “Not sure”.
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