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Hopkirk
We have a water softener, and I buy big sacks of salt tablets to go in it. They are like little bricks of salt. Could I use these salt tablets in the dishwasher salt compartment, instead of the more...
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jennyjoan
Above is unravelling on strap of favourite bag
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pastafreak
For deliveries from the US, is Hermes responsible from the US or just from when the parcel arrives in the UK?
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tiggerblue10
If you send an email to an incorrectly typed address will you get a notification to say that it doesn't exist or is invalid?...
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djtdjt
Due to health issues it looks like I will have to try this home shopping service that supermarkets offer. As I live in a second floor flat (there is a lift) is it true or false that they only deliver...
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ImLostAgain
Not really a problem,I'm just wondering. I'm listening to a book on my kindle and it's just announced a new chapter. In this case chapter 21 but above it it says chapter 26. Is there a reason, or is...
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SIRandyraven
Our tumble dryer is now 17 years old and seems to be taking longer to dry cloths. The laundry is always piping hot and almost too hot to touch when removing from machine. Yet it seems to take longer...
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wolf63
I seem to spend most of my day with either a microwaveable wheat pack or hot water on my back. Neither of these things stay hot for very long. I decided to heat the wheat heat pad for longer and the...
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paddywak
How can I get Answerbank onto a tablet
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chrissa1
https://ibb.co/55W54p Can anyone tell me how to turn my new boiler on? TIA....
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Thisoldbird
Has anyone used one of these clocks? My disabled husband is waking me at all hours asking the time.. Theres such a variety on Amazon I'm not sure which one to order. Many thanks...
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tali1
i applied online for a Blue Badge for my son who has learning disability /autism.He receives PIP.They accepted his details and that he was eligable but said i had to apply on the "discretionary...
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cleoval
Hi Does anybody know what is the highest amount you can borrow on a DWP Budgeting Loan Please.? Thanks.
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emily1890
anyone know how often the answerbank newsletter is sent? I subscribed to it thinking it would be something like a daily digest of the best topics, but so far not got a thing thanks...
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catswhiskas
My husband is trying to send an email on his samsung j5 but he cannot send any attachment because it says storage permission must be granted before files can be attached from this device...help please
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wolf63
Normally I ask for help valuing postcards on behalf of Oxfam, this is not a postcard and I have no idea what it is called. The picture in the middle can be moved and it becomes a 3D image. There...
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djtdjt
I wanted to give Amazon lockers a go as it would be convenient for me, however when I select the page with information on it shows up very quickly then goes, it shows a message saying "sorry content...
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needawin
Where the fire back (open coal fire) meets the grate at the side there is a hole where the fire cement has fallen away inside. The hole measures approx 6 inches long by 1 inch across. When I try and...
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barry1010
I have won a series of prizes from a US company and each will be sent separately. The retail value of each is $30, $70, $100 and $180. They are totally free to me, I am not even paying postage. Will I...

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