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driverdale1
Unsure which category to ask this so if anyone knows a better one then please advise. However the question is...i have a 3 year old Nikon Coolpix L110 camera...not the greatest i know but its what i...
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Mr-H
My brother in law bought a Rotary watch from a local jewelers last November, for £800. Unfortunately within a few weeks he died, and the watch passed to me. Over the last couple of weeks, it has...
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hc4361
Example - the name is Andrew McDonald. Would he write his initials as AM or AMC?
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cassa333
I am downloading a 13 minute clip from mega to YouTube and so far it has downloaded 29% in over two hours. Is it suppose to take so long?...
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ladybirder
Help desperately needed please. I'm trying to copy my contacts list from an old iPhone G3S to a Samsung Galaxy. The nice man in the Vodafone shop said I could do it from the Vodafone website. Well he...
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fuggy
Any suggestions as to why is coming on when the timer is not asking for it? And the room temp is higher than what is normally asked for....
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joko
Anyone give me any recommendations/advice on the best way to filter/purify/ionise - etc etc etc air inside the home? I have an oldschool Ionizer which seems to work - but the dirt that accumulates...
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Barquentine
Is it safe to play a Metal Tape (Sony MR-X60Pro Metal Position Type IV) on an ordinary ferric tape deck? Or will that ruin my tape heads?
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emmie
its in English, so just wondered if its going to work on my dvd player....
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woofgang
Any horologists around? I have just acquired a vintage ship’s clock, a Schatz. It runs beautifully but the chimes don’t match up with the time. I did some research and found that what should work...
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foreverpools
I love a coffee but its not best for teeth so any suggestions on a good stain remover toothpaste?
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foreverpools
my son when on xbox games can hear his friends but they cant hear him.any help would be appreciated. ive tried changing setting but at the end of the day I'm not an xbox geek...
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Hopkirk
I don't use FB, so be gentle with me. If someone on there is married, can you find them by their maiden name?...
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Brian-Ghilliotti
This is a question about Post WW2 Japanese hold outs. Specifically, Japanese holdouts in China. I have seen this quoted many times in sites that cover this topic: "An estimated 10-20,000 well equipped...
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Brian-Ghilliotti
My understanding is that magnetism is the result of an atom with an unpaired electron orbiting in its outer electron cloud. This unpaired electron seeks out another unpaired electron orbiting in the...
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Brian-Ghilliotti
I understand that it converts DC power back to AC, but how does it do so specifically? Brian Ghilliotti...
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driverdale1
Ive done it before, just cannot remember how......how do you change your Avatar on this site?
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driverdale1
Anyone else have a similar problem ? i enjoy a game of internet spades..the card game that comes built in to the computer. Im on windows 7 but over the last year it has became difficult to get the...
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niquidenk
CAN ANY ONE HELP ME PLESE WITH THE PUZZLE ON PAGE 40 OF THE TAKE A BREAK ISSUE 15
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Tilly2
How do I find out what the password is for out BT Wi-Fi? I am trying to connect my new mobile to the home Wi-Fi hub but none of the numbers on the little card will work. I have tried the Wireless key...

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