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joko
I knocked my TV off the unit, it fell forward and thankfully didnt break. however now, visible on the screen is what i assume is the back light element. it shows through the picture, like bright lines...
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Tilly2
Last night, one of my neighbours had their car broken into. From the car they were able to unlock the electronic garage doors and thereupon stole a case of wine. His car keys were in the house. How...
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homedeeth
The stopper thing at the bottom and at the back of my fridge. Water collects there and when i pull the stopper out the water doesnt drain. Looks like somethng is over flowing. Dont really understand...
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joko
i have an electric razor and the charger has stopped working. its the plug type, not one with a separate box along the lead the plug is quite heavy so i assume it not just a plug inside - there is no...
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mjulian
Unfortunately I dropped my ipod into a bowl of water - literally for 2 seconds - picked it out immediately, dried it and left it in the airing cupboard for several days. But obviously this hasn't...
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ladybirder
I've bought many times but never sold before and need a bit of help. My problem is I've split the parcel I was sending into two separate parcels thereby saving £8.06 in postage. I see I have to put...
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Tilly2
When out walking, my pedometer tracks the number of steps accurately but when I am line dancing the step count is far too low. Today, I have danced for one and a half hours and only clocked up just...
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mb1919
Hi all. My Nissan Altima key fob is nearly dead. The back switch to remove the physical key has been superglued shut and I can’t get to it (done before I owned the fob). Can I pry it open from the...
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Greedyfly
Hi Are there any official rules re nappy changing in a nursery setting such as times etc I’ve been googling but I can’t find anything that specifically states that a child should be changed every...
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dunnitall
Hi, has anyone experienced this and if so, what was the cause? The cold water only, run it into a glass and it's as clear as anything. Left it standing till next day and water is cloudy...each days...
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annieigma
Hi all, My grandson bought a iPhone for £200 from a mobile phone dealer that works from home. The phone was locked and the dealer didn't know the unlock code etc, but my grandson checked online and...
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poppyjr
I know this is only trivial but my effects have stopped working, I have updated my ipad, made sure "reduce motion" is off. I have tried switching imessage off and back on but still no effects....
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hellywelly4
I've noticed that my Panasonic m/w has condensation just above where the door opens on the outside.Does this mean it's not sealed properly, and is it still OK to use?
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bednobs
it's not like many people would be willing to be a guinea pig for their first try
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Woodstock
My Hotpoint tumble dryer has recently stopped working in that it does not heat up any more. Still tumbles and looks and sounds as if it's working but it's producing no heat. I'm guessing the heating...
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saintpeter48
Everytime I turn my PC on there is the same pop up right in the middle of the screen, there is no way I can move it, reduce it or delete it. It has only appeared this last week, any ideas how I can...

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