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Zeref
I had a dream around four years ago that i was in a bright red room, and in the middle was a man, but I could only see his completely yellow glowing eyes, the rest of him blended in with the room. He...
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Leviathan321
a sunflower got flung into my left ear accidentally but then I feel like it fell out, if it didn't and it's still there, what damage could it do, and how do I get it out?
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joko
Im looking for a super soft cushioned electric blanket - do these exist? all ive ever had and seen have been stiff fabric with noticable wires going through it. issue is, i have a a few conditions and...
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Canary42
Having just watched (via webcam) the Hovercraft depart from Ryde IOW for the mainland, and noticing how they check the beach/mudflats behind the craft (which always faces landwards) for people before...
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jubileejane
Hello, I am thinking of buying an e bike, mostly for local use. I have been told they are very heavy and I know I wouldn't be able to lift it in my car. Does anyone have experience of using an e bike?...
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stanbesida
I am trying to wire a video doorbell, and would be grateful for help as to where the wires go on the transformer, there's the live and neutral coming into the bottom of the transformer, I have...
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Food Fairy
Hello, I had the *bright* idea to order 2 sputnik lights from China for our dining room. There's an assembly video on the advert but it refers to "wires of the same colour are bundled together and...
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kenny1234
I have just had to replace my central heating Combi boiler (which has a wireless thermostat). I find that even though I have set the room temperature at 20 degrees,the boiler seems to still be firing...
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jubileejane
My home internet now stops working on regular basis, and seems to be getting worse. Talktalk have checked the outside line and say no problems. I check everything inside the house - any ideas what...
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pastafreak
I have 2 magazines that I subscribe to via Amazon. I want to cancel, but cannot see how. Any advice?
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jadyn
The very bright early morning sunshine was streaming through my bedroom window this morning. I have an oil filled radiator near the wall which was switched on and the sunshine cast a shadow of the...
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donny48
Since turning off ad-blocker I find things to run very slowly, while writing this I am frequently having to wait for the words to appear in spite of my two- finger typing. Is there any way to speed up...
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brian j john
how do i put a photo in my Avatar...
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thugulike
can I get broadband without a landline
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tiggerblue10
Apologies for the question but not being a fan of footie I have no idea what this is and the implications. Can someone explain this please in plain English as I'm interested to learn. Cheers
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Minkym00
Hi. I have a 10ft circular swimming pool which I am am about to put up. Last year we had the 2.8kw heater plugged into a mains socket, but this year we're moving the pool farther from the house. We're...
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MattA777
I have a pair of zoom binoculars (gift) which are around 6 or 7 years old. Rarely used and kept in their pouch that they came with. Problem is- parts of the hard casing has become ‘sticky’ to the...
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sandmaster
I wish to preserve a very old tattered document. It is about 150 years old. I am considering laminating it but know little about the process. Do the two sides of the pocket become sticky during the...
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kenny1234
My pension is paid to me weekly on a Monday. I have read that the day when it is paid is based on the last 4 numbers of a person's N.I. number If that is the case I should be paid on a Tuesday!!??...

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