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saintpeter48
When I Facetime anyone on my laptop they cannot hear me, video is fine, just no sound at their end, I've tried using my Iphone at the same time and everything works ok, so it seems to be my laptop,...
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Hopkirk
I have recently moved house, and on Google Maps I have selected my new address as Home. However when I am home and connected to wifi, Google Maps places my location as the old address. Is there...
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mikey4444
I saw some very powerful ED torches today, that used Cree-type LEDS. These seemed many times brighter that the usual LED torches that I use. What level of LUMENS would I need, for a really bright...
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baribiz
Hotpoint Mistral FF72P fridge freezer temperature display keeps dropping then returning to required temp
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kopend
i need to put some labels on some foam tool trays a total of 20 all with different wording any suggestions ?...
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thistles
I have forgotten my password for word press .com, each time I ask to get a new password I get sent an e-mail which says "click here" but nothing happens when I click, is there another way around this...
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dsvd
Hi I am thinking of buying a 23" inch frame hybrid bike with a high tensile aluminium frame. I am a 6 foot male about 110kg. Have hired the bike in the past but on one occassion experienced creaking...
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wolf63
I am trying to get rid of some of the clutter in my office and have found this wire. What's it for? I can't remember seeing it before. http://i67.tinypic.com/2jtmo4.jpg...
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ianess
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agardener
I have been given a Gaz Symphony lantern plus two spare mantles. The lantern works ok except that the mantle needs changing and I can't figure out how to do it. It's not the usual perforated head....
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JeniPeni
Unfortunately, I splashed some bleach on a dress I've got (which I love and don't want to throw out!) - if I dye the whole dress, will the bleach mark get covered and disappear? Thanks.
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dibble1
I've just bought a rather pricey portable air conditioning unit, (on castors) as I live in a mobile home & it gets a bit warm. It works really well and doesn't need ice like some similar do, my rather...
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bednobs
how much would it cost? I went to see ELO a couple of weeks ago - there were about 80k people there - if they all paid £50 say, that;s 4 million pounds. How much would the band got of that?...
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moggie 939
Do not know if I am in correct category - but here goes! Have just got a new Sony Bravia TV which amongst other connections on the back has two USB ports. On my old Humax (non smart ) TV when I put a...
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david56
Good Afternoon all, regarding to new amazon fires stick will i be able to watch the general programs that are on tv i.e. bbc itv channel 4 ect
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Funkyflower37
My daughter has successfully potty trained my 24 month old grandson (he has been trained for a couple of months). The issue is that whether he uses the potty or a toilet, except when leaning far...
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Hopkirk
As an experiment I downloaded a BBC podcast to my Android, instead of using iPlayer. It played OK, but I closed it and can't find it again. Any ideas how to locate it please?
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Unionstreet
How do I fill the oil in the back axle please? The filler point is located under the seat and I can't see how to fill
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ducksie
Does anyone have any experience of this, I'm wondering if you have to have a cable or aerial connection, would this be good for my, spare bedroom...
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Fanriffic
I have a terracotta plant pot that I want to cover / wrap with paper so the paper is flush round the whole outside surface. The top of the plant pot is wider than the bottom so obviously a rectangular...

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