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douglas9401
When opening Facebook with Firefox the site doesn't want to load, instead cycling through various photos a bit like a fast slideshow. It's okay on Edge although the content always seems to be... ...
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abbeylee90
Is it normal for an instructor to kick a pupil of diary after missing one lesson. I got days mixed up and was when he was outside my house 
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Auntypoll
Hi, Yesterday I navigated Gravatar and added a pic to my profile. Its showing on my profile page but not on any of my posts, have I forgotten something? Thanks 🙏🏻
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barry1010
This is an odd one.  My electric kettle is the type that has a separate base that plugs in - a cordless kettle. I have been smelling a nasty rotting fish smell in the kitchen for a few days and... ...
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tali1
I have my own youtube videos, which i wish to share.I put them into playlist .However ,i can't seem to publish all  and it seems i have to publish each one individually ? 
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barry1010
If I award best answer to A then later change it to B, does A's Best Answer count go down or if once awarded, is a BA for life?
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ladybirder
Label on the box of 28 tablets from my doctor reads, "Take 6 tablets as a single dose once daily for 5 days."  🤔  
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ilovemarkb
Im unable to find details of a pension when working for Samsung in UK in the 1990's. I believe it was something to do with contracting out of Serps.  Does anyone know how i can find details of... ...
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abbeylee90
This man I've mentioned from dogs home told me I'm general conversation he going out for lunch later to this pub and I asked had I been before he said happy to take but I never want to go anymore... ...
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cleoval
Hi I have just seen on TV an advert from Booking.Com about booking flights.  Does anybody know if you book a flight and then cancel it, will you get your money back? or if you have to pay a fee to... ...
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Rosie29
My washing machine stands on a thin mat on a concrete floor in an underground basement.  Although we've tried to get it absolutely level using a spirit level and adjusting rubber cups on the feet... ...
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barry1010
I need to be sure this is a genuine site before I contact a tradesperson  https://trustedtraders.which.co.uk/businesses/ So many scams about and I know it is easy to fake known websites etc ...
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lankeela
Bought one online a couple of weeks ago and its one where the battery is permanently fitted in and is supposed to last ten years.  For the past couple of days it has started beeping every couple... ...
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elliemay1
My husband has just bought an Echo Dot Alexa from Amazon but is having difficulty getting it set up! It says to ''Download the alexa app from your app store.'' Does this have to be done on his... ...
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pastafreak
How does it work? Do they actually deliver directly to homes...or do they move parcels to other delivery services...ie Royal Mail?
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barry1010
I know we are lucky to get our prescriptions on the NHS but I can't understand why the prevantative inhaler I am prescribed for asthma costs the NHS £30 a month but American citizens are paying... ...
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joko
Ive seen on TV people making moulds of keys, using things like plasticene etc.
could a real key cutter make a key from that, or is it just for a crude bodge job?
Could they cut a key blank from it,... ...
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abbeylee90
I got a job I don't enjoy with not enough hours, no car, no boyfriend and no house. I thought I'd have alot more going for me I did years so feel like I did something and being punished 
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brainiac
I have some sort of blockage under my kitchen sink which means the water drains away slowly.  Stupidly, I used my washing machine and the sink blockage meant that when the machine discharged the... ...
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lankeela
How much would this cost approximately - had a leaflet put through the door and they need doing but I don't want to end up paying more than I should.  Small semi-detached, front and back... ...

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