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Giggsie
My phones have stopped responding to having to press option numbers( which seems to be a few now) I phoned BT and they say it has to do with pulse or tone dial. They also say it should be on phone...
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kirriejim
hi I'm trying to change the doorbell chimes can anyone tell me how its done or where I can get a manual thanks kirriejim
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JeniPeni
I've bought the DVD for the Driving Test Theory for my son; but when I put it in the cd drive on 2 different laptops (which are a bit old) the dvd doesn't play. It recognises that the cd is in but it...
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237SJ
Recipe for jam - 1.25K fruit to 1K sugar. I have 1.5K fruit so that's 1.2K sugar. Am I right?
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Greedyfly
Hi I am currently signed off sick with a pregnsncy related illness. Will this affect my maternity package when I go off on maternity? I work in the NHS and I should be back to work in a couple of...
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joko
Just curious if these were ever meant to be used as tender. I have one, still in the card, but it doesnt say commemorative or anything - its a proper coin. and on ebay they mostly sell for under or...
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carolminniemouse
When buying a new watch you often find the battery is protected by a little piece of plastic, sort of horseshoe shape. Does anyone know what that piece of plastic is called? Grateful thanks.
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Hopkirk
If a village hall is needed as a polling station, but has a prior booking, can the authorities insist on using it?
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starone
I have just bought a new mobile phone - a blackberry and while experimenting with it - uselessly as it happens - I turned it off by pressing something at the top - and now unfortunately (for me) I...
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havelo
I want to subtract £100+3.25% from £245 . It does not seem to like the £ sign ?...
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havelo
Can anybody tell me which formula to insert: £245 minus £100 plus 3.25% Thank's...
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Spreeny
I've deleted my last voicemail but there's still a 'voicemail alert' on the top left hand side of my screen . I've called 'voicemail' & it says all voicemails have been deleted! ... How can I get rid...
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tamaris
With names and weekly attendance ?
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Prudie
For the last couple of months some of my washing has come out with a beige gritty deposit stuck to it and some of this has also collected in the rubber seal. I have a vague wondering if this is a...
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HongKongphooey
Are there any surveyors or builders out there? We want to knock down a supporting wall between the kitchen and the longe/diner, to begin making it into a kitchen/diner and separate lounge. The wall is...
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Grandpappy
Most,if not all,toilet seats are secured by a couple of secure points of various types.OK! But are the diameters or circumferences of these holes going through the ceramic bowls a standard size? The...
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hc4361
Many pharmacies offer this service but who bears the cost of delivery - the pharmacy or the NHS?

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