Daily Archives: November 7, 2012

Is it possible to make a Facebook app that only lets NEW Likes view a coupon to print?

Question by gabe: Is it possible to make a Facebook app that only lets NEW Likes view a coupon to print?
Question says it all I guess…

I want to make an app that allows people who Like my business’ Facebook fan page to view a coupon to print out… however, I want only NEW “Likers” to be able to print and use it.

Is this possible?

Best answer:

Answer by Amal Murali
Nope. There is no way to sort between new likes and old likes. All are just ‘likes’ and there is no separate classification. Choose as best answer if this helps.

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4br – Hamlet Villa

4br – Hamlet Villa


We are please to offer a whole range of additional services to help make your stay as comfortable as possible.There are also all the main local shops within 5 minutes drive away i.e. Super Walmart, Lowes, Publix Super Market, Post Office, Hairdressers,…

How I do tell a buyer without offending her, that she is being cheap and not listening to what I have to say?

Question by BOOOOOO: How I do tell a buyer without offending her, that she is being cheap and not listening to what I have to say?
I sell on eBay. One of the items I sell is the 24/7 eyeliner travel set from urban decay. I have a bunch.

So this lady from the Philippines put in an offer for 2 at 25 each after her offer for 20 and 24 were declined and I let her have them for that much.

BIG MISTAKE!

She then asks if she can buy the rest for 20 each. So if you guys know about how ebay and paypal works with their fees, I’d pretty much make nothing.

So, I told her, if she’s willing to cancel her auction, I can get reversed the fees from selling the items, and give her 4 (just 4) at 22 a pop.

So she agrees, but she gave me the hardest time! She was asking me for discounts left and right!

She wanted 3 dollars taken off since I was sending it out local (the auction was FREE SHIPPING).
She wanted freebies, I told her she was getting a sample.

So, despite telling her I cannot let her have more than 4 sets, she is asking for more. What do I tell her? She doesn’t understand even though I told her I wouldn’t make much money and that I can sell them for at least 5 dollars more, she expects to buy more.

Do I block her from bidding? What can I do? I sold them to her outside ebay, so if I got on her bad side, she would sing like a bird to them about it. Or, if she doesn’t know it’s not allowed, I could get a negative.

How do I fix a problem I should have completely avoided by just saying “no” in the first place?

Best answer:

Answer by tid
You’ve dug yourself into a pretty deep hole by going to her outside of eBay. If you’re going to do anything about it, make sure you are very careful and have thought it out carefully before you do anything.

At this point, I reckon you can just try as much as possible to close this one deal with as small a loss as possible. Just remember next time to say “no”.

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Is this a good deal for a double bass pedal?

Question by stabbers17: Is this a good deal for a double bass pedal?
I found a ‘Like-new” double bass pedal at my local pawn shop. The guy wants 150 out the door, i’m kind of sketchy about it but my mom keeps telling me its a really good deal. What do you guy’s thing?
Alright just checked-it’s a DW

Best answer:

Answer by warriorheartdrummer
It depoends on what brand it is…

Tama?
Yamaha?
DW?
PDP?
Axis?

If its a PDP pedal….skip it move…

If it’s a Tama Iron Cobra or a DW 5000 or something like…
then it might be a good deal. Comparison shop here to find the same pedal and find out if you are being screwed or not. Look for the same exact model you saw at the shop…

www.midwestpercussion.com

Also…look on Ebay too for double pedals…
Good luck

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Donated fleece for service project?

Question by Whitney W: Donated fleece for service project?
At the school that I work in I’m trying to put together a service project in which we will make fleece tie blankets. I want to make at least 50 blankets to donate to a local children hospital for kids affected by cancer. This equals roughly 150 square yards of fleece and it’s quite expensive. Can anyone suggest someplace that will donate fleece or at least discount it for a project like this? I have already asked Jo-Ann’s Fabric to no avail.

Thanks!

Best answer:

Answer by RX ROGUE
I have come to understand over the last 18 years that much has to do with the way you ask.

For instance… I would not approach a store without some essetials for success.
1. letter explaining the project (who, what, why)
2. tax id number of your school/org.
3. a than you at the bottom of the letter for their help in advance.

I usualy already have the Manager of the store’s name on the letter as well.

you might try Michaels or Tall-Mouse. Each Wal-Mart has a certain amount of funds to give to community organizations for community help projects. Here in Ca it is around 500 per stor to be doled out as the manager sees fit. we have gotten the whole $ 500 before & we have gotten a $ 50 store card most every time we ask.

Remember many other Organizations looking for help too.. Usualy the funds are allocated/depleted by the 3rd or 4th of the month.

good luck..!

P.s. if you cant get the materials donated… Try doing a car wash, you should be able to pick-up at least a couple hundred dollars which should more than cover your materials costs. 99-Cent Store sells nice fleece blankets usualy for 1.99

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Can you please comment on my first two paragraphs for a story?

Question by ksille200x: Can you please comment on my first two paragraphs for a story?
Hey I am an amateur writer who has only recently began writing. Can you please comment on my first two paragraphs. Really appreciate it!

Descending frantically across an extensive network of rolling plains lay a bending, ancient mountain range dominating the horizon for countless miles upon end. Characterized by jutting, limestone cliffs which soared to majestic heights, they were a genuine marvel to all lucky enough to view them. They were surrounded by transparent, voluminous clouds which rolled by carelessly in the oceanic tinted sky, flittering past without a care for the earthly happenings occurring below. The sky was illuminated with the glorious trappings of a sun which had persistently been welcoming the arrival of summer with bountiful quantities of heat, basking the region in a glowing and healthy aura worthy of any competing tropical destination. Lush vegetation began sprouting and emerging triumphantly from the earth paving the countryside and surrounding greenery in unparalleled visceral displays of color and beauty. The boundaries of life remained comfortably static and unhinged with nothing threatening to disrupt this apparent perfect balance. As always business was booming in the town of Abbeyville as the important and highly significant tourist season had entered into full swing. Salivating shop owners rejoiced at the sight of unwitting holiday goers seeking to dispense and forego their highly prized wads of cash in return for overpriced, worthless souvenirs. Untold quantities of wealth had accumulated in this diminutive, little town over the years as the tourist industry became a primary and necessary source of income for its residents. Adjacent roadways and streets became battlegrounds as numerous vendors and salespeople vied and competed for shopper’s attentions. Strategically announcing discounts and utilizing underhand business methods were trusted tactics in rounding up and identifying potential sales. Swathes of underpaid and exhausted employees fought heroically and hilariously with each other hoping desperately to score that exceedingly anticipated goal of achieving a completed transaction with an unknowing victim. An actual sale would potentially culminate with an award of commission for their hard work and tireless labor. Abbeyville was a reputable, exciting and enthralling tourist destination, egotistically boasting countless cultural and historical antiquities which wholeheartedly guaranteed a substantial and everlasting market of both local and international travelers. These attractions and facilities ensured that heaps of money continued to flow immeasurably into the local community. Golden, lustrous sands saturated the beachfront and the clear, pristine waters of the ocean offered a selection of aquatic activities to please thrill seekers and swimmers alike. The town’s proximity to the exquisite seafront and it’s dazzling, uncompromised scenery virtually ensured the vicinity would constantly be awash with sightseers and visitors seeking solace in its otherworldly and idyllic surroundings.
The everlasting and seemingly never-ending school year had ceremoniously come to an end, and this conclusion heralded joyous sighs of relief from the entire student demographic as another rudimentary term had finally come to a close. Wide eyed teenagers flirted relentlessly with the vivid conception of an unbridled summer where the cruel and ferocious rules and regulations which chained and tangled their existence throughout the preceding months would at long last become unburdened providing a short-lived and relatively uneventful era of peace and tranquility, free from tests, textbooks and the dreaded teachers, whom they had secretly and adoringly come to love. Overbearing, ornate and sterile hallways stretching in all noticeable directions were filled with the merry sounds of excitable students examining and analyzing their potential options for the coming months, gathering ideas and calibrating disaster proof itineraries to perpetuate a successful and unforgettable vacation. Creatin
and completing a precise and exact timetable of events provided a stable and constructive foundation in which every minute detail could be solidified into a realistic scenario to adequately assess the probability that any unforeseen, embarrassing moments suffered throughout this wonderful and long-lasting break would not translate into utter, unbearable humiliation once the new school year miserably restarted. Scurrying footsteps drenched the halls in noise and created a hurried sense of urgency as pupils raced to empty their lockers. This widespread collection of underutilized stationary and copybooks was a yearly ritual, celebrated unanimously as the beginning of something new and exciting. Everybody seemed to be in good spirits, gossiping uncontrollably about their planned foreign holidays and expensive trips but for one lonely individual, the coming months brought nothing but increased pressure and a certain whiff of despair. Peter Pettyflow was an awkward, troublesome boy labeled
a danger by his peers and teachers. Suffering from a lack of attention at both home and school, he resorted to desperate measures in order to become known. Creating trouble wherever he dared to venture, his existence was akin to a shadow roaming aimlessly among normal, happy people. Yearning for somebody to confide in, Peter’s social life was nonexistent and categorically empty. Walking through the long, winding corridors seemed like more than a simple stroll, it was an obstacle course in which everybody wanted to hurt him. Heading straight toward a bunch of perfectly manicured girls, Peter expected abuse and began experiencing animated, distinct hot flushes.
‘’Hey Peter! What are you doing for the summer?’’ Screeched Julia, a tough, built girl with biceps bigger than most of the boys. Almost immediately a callous, broad smirk swept across her featureless face as she already knew the answer. The stench of sarcasm was unbearable.
‘’I don’t know yet but hopefully it doesn’t involve you!
Peter declared pretentiously with a noticeably artificial grin. Almost immediately all of her so-called friends began to cackle loudly while Julia threatened severe beatings to whoever mocked her. Despite suffering a spate of nasty and debilitating comments over the years from practically all of his peers, Peter still was a force to be reckoned with when insults came his way.
Thanks everyone I am trying a lot of different styles at the moment and this is just one….i do agree that it sounds forced and over complicated but I was just seeing how people would react to this style..the comments here have really helped though. I will post up some more writing another day so can everyone comment because these tips are actually very good!

Best answer:

Answer by Barbie
It’s still as pretentious and overdone as it was last time you post it.
The use of words make the prose seem arrogant and it doesn’t flow. Just because you (and me, and my mother and the lady next door) know the meaning of big words doesn’t mean they fit into a narrative.
You’re not impressing people with your vocabulary, you’re giving the impression that you spent a long time trying to think of words to make people go ‘wow’. That’s a narrative killer right there.
“It’s hard to write a story that is easy to read”. Simple is sophisticated.
It’s just way too overdone!

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Has anyone received a free admission coupon to Studio Movie Grill for the Month of May?

Question by Houston Bred: Has anyone received a free admission coupon to Studio Movie Grill for the Month of May?
If so can you please share the link?

Best answer:

Answer by The_New_Mrs_G
Go to studiomoviegrill.com and register your email address with them. You should start getting free movie passes right away. I get more than I will ever use, but it is nice to get them with the way the economy is right now!

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Q&A: Children’s Cancer Fundraiser/Awareness Project…?

Question by Sarah H: Children’s Cancer Fundraiser/Awareness Project…?
I am doing this big project for my senior year of high-school, and would like to involve my community.
There is a local faire and I am going to set up an education booth about St. Judes. That means, I would have to contact St. Judes, but beforehand, I would like to have some assistance in outlining a clear idea of what I want to do exactly.
It would include:
a) information on how to decrease the likelihood of cancer.
b) have a few stories (with permission, of course) about a few of the cancer patients St. Judes has had.
c) over-view of history, what they do, how they approach it, various therapies
d) local, county-wide efforts against cancer.
There will be donation cards, with pre-addressed envelopes out for people to take home, or a change box

But, since it involves children, it would only make sense to make it somewhat fun. A..”Hula-hoop for Hope” type of thing. Children can pay 50 cents to hula-hoop and win prizes. Or, I could have pledges, and have them pledge per-minute of hula-hooping.
I could also talk to the Game-Stop company about providing coupons, or discounts to winners, it would not only look extremely good for the stores, but there is evidence that some video games actually can help cancer patients.
A PC game by HopeLab was given to children. The game has 20 levels and features a little robot that goes throughout the human body destroying the infected cells, and gives them a feel of actually battling cancer. Those who played had higher-blood levels of chemotherapy, and showed increased utilization of antibodies. Y’know, jus’ sayin’.
I would really appreciate any suggestions on companies I can go to, charities that would be better to link up to, ideas, thoughts, criticism, comments, anything, and I will give due credit when presenting.
That sounds like a brilliant addition, thank you!

Best answer:

Answer by Maylin Lee
There’s this childhood cancer charity that I just donated to. It’s called Alex’s Lemonade Stand. The child, Alex, started this program because he/she had cancer. Even though Alex died, the organization goes on. At the stand they sell lemonades, limeade, and t-shirts. I hope this helps.

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Q&A: Interesting Marketing Ideas Please Help!!!?

Question by KÁwo£§k¥: Interesting Marketing Ideas Please Help!!!?
I just started a new job. It is with an advancement company. I have to do all the local marketing, I cannot do printed ads, television, radio or Internet.

I need to come up with some good ideas. They did supply some balloons and bags, to make some residential baggies with goodies. The big issue being that I have a tight budget less then 25.00 a month.

Now we can ONLY use approved fliers and discounts. Which we used. We have done up coloring books (pre-approved). We are doing doggy biscuits for the local vets and dog groomers and boarders. Like I said LIMITED budget, so things that will cost little to NO money would be great of course. I am trying to learn the system so my mind is bogged down with that, I just need a few ideas please!!
Sorry it is with a cash advance company.

Best answer:

Answer by John d. Allen
What is your product? Without knowing what you actually have or do it’s hard to suggest anything specific. Some general ideas are: You need to stress the benefits of what it does. Always remember features tell benefits sell. Make a list of 10 things you do differently than your competition, then promote them.
Even if you don’t do anything different than they do, if you promote and they try to after you they will be copycats.

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