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joko
Recently found out that my fridge freezer has 'possibly' got a fault and has caused my electricity bill to rocket upwards. If this turns out to be the case, will the electricity company still expect...
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SPARKPLUGZ
Apparently after 10 more 'legitimate' posts I can have an avatar if I want one. Moreover what is an 'illegitimate' post. Answers on a postcard pls.
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enfable
Planning permission are there cheaper alternatives to architects. I have a small block of land between 2 houses and would like to look at the possibility of building on it. Are there alternatives to...
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joko
My mum has asked me to repaint the lettering on my dads grave. at the moment its silver lettering, and the stone is grey, so she feels the silver lettering is a bit hard to read so would like me to...
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annieigma
Hi Chaps Son moved into new property ( new to him) there is a saniflo macerator thats having problems. It was just buzzing, would not pump etc. called a plumber, who spent a couple of hours getting it...
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EDDIE51
I have bought a 2nd hand Dell laptop, but I do not know the password to get logged on. It powers up fine but needs a password, can't contact the seller as it was a charity shop purchase. Runs Windows...
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gentleman2222
There is a black strip of metal between my driver's side window and the car door. The black strip of metal had been losing its paint such that you can see the silver metal underneath. Today I sprayed...
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cassa333
A work colleague of OH is getting married on Sunday and he has only just decided getting a present is in need (I reminded him ages ago but that doesn't count lol). They have a .gettingmarried.co.uk...
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BigRooster
Morning everyone today had a British Gas boiler engineer out to find out why my thermostick shower keeps going hot and cold . I’m no expert but I ruled out the mixer as the hot water pipe was going...
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embee
Every time I switch on my circular fluorescent light it starts to buzz. After about 5 minutes it eventually stops. I'm told that this is always the case but it has only started to do this after I...
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cassa333
This afternoon I posted a YouTube link and it was there. Now it isn't and when I tried to repost it and then another on the same subject it wouldn't post. Is there something wrong with posting at the...
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Zacs-Master
Mrs Z has just discovered that the £100 she thought she'd drawn out of a cashpoint is in fact £80. She thought it was £70 until she found two of the new £10 notes stuck together. I know, I know...
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bill barlow
If an electric motor is rated at 1.5 Kw is that the power consumption or max. output??
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jennyjoan
How does one get an old photo in a frame onto Facebook. thanks
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Itto62
Hi, I have a 40Khz ultrasound generator board and a 40Khz probe.Cause the US genrator has sweeping and sweeping rate settings, is there an empirical way to undestand IF and WHEN cavitation occurs? I...

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