Whose phone number is 800-255-3924?

Q. Who is connected to the phone number 800-255-3924?

Adam answers:

ChemTel Inc. uses the phone number 800-255-3294 as an Emergency Response phone number for its clients who manufacture potentially hazardous materials in case of an emergency during the transport of these chemicals, such as a traffic accident that causes a spill. When you call 800-255-3294, you are getting a ChemTel employee who is representing another company in the event of an emergency with that company’s products.
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Does Miracle-Gro expire?

Q. If I’ve had Miracle Gro sitting around a long time, does it expire? I don’t see an expiration date.

Adam answers:

According to Scotts, the maker of Miracle-Gro, it has an indefinite shelf life, Continue reading

What is financial aid?

Q. What does it mean when I hear someone talking about getting financial aid for college?

Adam answers:

Financial aid is money that is either given to a student or loaned to a student in order to help pay for college tuition and other expenses. Financial aid is generally thought of as money that the student needs because of an inability of the student and his/her family to pay the costs based on their income and assets. You may also hear the term need-based aid to clarify that the money is for a student who can’t afford to pay (versus an academic or athletic scholarship that may be given to a student regardless of his/her ability to pay for school).
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What is a “red band” trailer?

Q. I see certain movie trailers mentioned as being “red band” trailers. What does that mean?

Adam answers:

It essentially means that they are R-rated trailers, with the potential for more violence and/or bad language and/or bare skin than you would see in a typical trailer.
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How does Craigslist make money?

Q. How does Craigslist make any money when all the ads are free?

Adam answers:

All the ads are NOT free. In certain categories, ads do cost money. Most Craigslist sites, especially in bigger cities, charge companies to advertise their jobs on the site, and this is the greatest source of revenue for Craigslist.
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Can forms be copyrighted?

Q. Can I copyright a form I’ve created? Or can I copy someone else’s form without having to worry about copyright?

Adam answers:

A form can potentially be copyrighted, but whether it would actually stand up to scrutiny Continue reading

How do I find replacement Tupperware lids?

Q. Can I replace the lids on my Tupperware? How do I get replacements?

Adam answers:

You can get replacement lids, but Tupperware will not sell them to you directly, so you can stop searching for an online catalog. Instead, you must go through a Tupperware Consultant to get replacement lids or other parts.
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What is the Mandela Effect?

Q. What is meant by the phrase “Mandela Effect”?

Adam answers:

The Mandela Effect is a sort of collective error in remembering history. This can be from stories that are repeated in error that then get spread around, or it can be from our collective tendency to think that our version of events is how something “should” be, or that our version makes the most sense.

An example of the Mandela Effect, and how it gets its name, is the often mistaken idea that Nelson Mandela died in prison in South Africa back in the 1980s. Nelson Mandela is dead, and he was in prison for a very long time, but he did not die in prison and in fact became president of South Africa after being released.
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Where can I find a Saatva mattress dealer?

Q. Why can’t I find a Saatva mattress dealer? Is there a store locator somewhere online?

Adam answers:

You can’t find a Saatva mattress dealer because all Saatva mattresses are sold directly from the company online. So, there is no store locator because there are no stores.
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Does Chase offer a secured credit card?

chase-logo-on-cardQ. Does Chase Bank have a secured card for people with bad credit or no credit?

Adam answers:

No.

Chase does not offer a secured credit card, and it doesn’t offer any other type of card to people with bad credit or those who have not had credit previously.
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