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I didn't know which section to put this into so I put it here. Is there a name for the branch of maths whereby you keep adding numbers together until you get a single number? F'rinstance the year 1949...
My daughter has asked me how she can safely dispose of a broken kitchen knife. I suggested wrapping it in a thick layer of newspaper before putting in the bin. She says rubbish is often 'gone through'...
hi, I watched the translation of graphical interface from English to IPA: ˈɡræ.fɪk.l̩ ˈɪn.tər.ˌfes But look at that very small and very strange symbol under the l, the only thing that I'm...
Hello I am elderly and before replacing the unit in my Armitage Shanks Close Couple toilet may I ask a question? The toilet is the one with the button on top giving choice of two flushes and is marked...
I need to know if it is cheaper for me to heat my hot water by electric immersion heater water tank or by gas central heating for one hour. The unit costs are: Electricity 6.18p Gas 2.45p The...
I know fracking involves pumping a water,sand and chemical soup deep into the earth to open up fissures to allow trapped gas to escape to the surface.but do they keep pumping once the gas is free to...
Hi, I want to know the real pronunciation of English words, please someone who understand IPA and knows the real pronunciation of words: This vicon lingoes dictionary that I have here comes with...
I bought one of those battery powered spider catchers- a long tube with a 9V battery, which sucks like a vaccuum cleaner, so the spider gets sucked in, and you can dispense of him outside. However, it...
RNLI sports persons quiz - im stuck on A highly polished surface B. (6 letters) & Bank card ID forwarded M. (7 letters) anyone any idea?...
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I have just purchased PD-Z82M to be used on my Pioneer music centre replacing PD-Z83M which is not working can anyone tell me is there any difference between the two.
I had a sofa delivered last thursday (La-Z-Boy). I thought it would be the best choice for neck problems (degenerative discs c5-c7) basically a very stiff neck and neck shoulder and back pain. my neck...
When you read in the paper about how many people watch Downton or Coronation Street or on BBC or ITV, HOW DO THEY KNOW WHO WATCHED WHAT. Just interested, Bram
Can anyone help me with a small problem with the above please? Although I have retuned several times, when I try to save LBC, I do get the station BUT it reads UCB 1 on the panel - and I cannot get...
I have a half of steel ring with a rubber thing which you "lick" ( think) then put it on the bathroom wall and screw tight the rubber thing onto wall and you can hang your towel. I have used before...
Does anybody know which company makes the Sat Nav equipment for my Audi A3 2008. It is a CD based system BNS 5.0 which works together with the radio and CD changer.
I need to clean my steam generator (iron) badly - there has been a light flashing off and on telling me now I need to clean it There are no tubes supplied with it when I tried pouring with a...
Hello Is anyone here a budget holder for the NHS? I was wondering what the process was if an employee requested a banding review and it was accepted (band higher) what happens re the departments...
Hello, I have lost my instructions for my breadmaker Goodmans GBM625. i would be grateful if anybody could email me a copy so I could download it please. Thanks in advance....
Does anyone know if there are any companies out there that pay for material recycling rather than clothes, many thanks in advance...

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