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naomi24
Does anyone play this and if so do you know if progress can be saved mid-level?
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ladybirder
It takes 3 or 4 large bowls full since I had a new Bosch gas boiler installed. With my old boiler it was about 2.5 to 3. Nobody else I have asked in my block of flats has to wait as long. Is it...
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barry1010
I have been hearing a Petter engine all day and can't work out what it is being used for. Not complaining, I find it relaxing. Can't hear any building noises so wonder if anyone can suggest what it...
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cleoval
Hi I am going to do the lottery on a Saturday at the local shop.When will I be able to see the winning numbers or TV? What Channels and times please.I do not buy newspapers to check.Thanks.
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dance2trance
I ask because mine konked out in the heat and Plusnet said I wd need to buy a new one from them. However, this seems nonsense as if they 'do what they say on the tin' they just route data. Or have I...
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Thisoldbird
I bought 2 items on Ebay yesterday as a guest. I don't have an account nor want one. Should I have had a Confirmation email on the transaction please. It was for some china that matches my Silver...
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cleoval
Hi someone has sent me some money to my PayPal account and it is pending.When it is completed how do I transfer to my bank account that is linked please.? Thanks.
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barry1010
Do people who live at very high altitudes have to acclimatise before descending to much lower altitudes?
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cleoval
Hi I bought some tickets to a concert but unfortunately cannot attend.The company has said they will refund the money but so far nothing shows in my Bank.I paid with Paypal.Can I claim the money back...
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eve1974
hello again clever clogs out there ONE: I'd like to work out the SQFT of a (v large georgian manor house) it is 427 ft 66 ft deep....
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joko
if you needed to heat a large pot of water using a small element dangling in the water, which would you say is the quickest way to get to hand hot water. to heat less water to almost boiling - then...
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KatCov
How do I find an app for The AnswerBank please?...
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Bramleyboy
I went to Moles the farm shop today. We have a pest, that shall be nameless, and I want to deter it. We have large holes all around our garden and they are a nuisance. They had this 'thing' and I...
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TheChair
A few weeks ago my immersion heater took to occasional cutting my power. Turn off the heater and restore the circuit breaker, wait a while, turn the heater on and all was fine. Then the situation got...
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xforward
Anyone have any ideas what this is? It's about 3 inches/7.5cm across, and 2 inches/5cm high. Probably stainless steel. A foot, a smiley, and lips on each...
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moggie 939
I recently sold some 9ct gold rings with a large non precious stones for scrap gold value and the value was fair but....... How did the jeweller decide what the actual gold weight was without removing...
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llamekuf
Trying to find if problem with electric chair is fuse. Needs 5amp but, cannot locate one at present time. Would it be safe to use a 3 or 13amp just for a quick test?...
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barry1010
Within five years all traditional landlines will be switched off and phone calls will be provided by VOIP - which needs broadband. Phones will have to be connected to the router. Can anyone explain...
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abbeyleigh
I want to braid my hair after I've washed it so it is wavy next day. Am I meant to put conditioner on?

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