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New one on me. Email from TV.LICENSING.SECURE.MAIL+ID20178236104812@41938.55201982.EMAILS561872229.emailslicensingtv.[uk] Some rubbish about changing systems, sting of course being that if I don't log...
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How much have you got to pay for an effective leaf-blower? We’ve got a small London garden, but old age and encroaching weakness mean that such aids are getting necessary! BillB...
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Why did we execute spies? What harm could they do once we’d locked them up? Why didn’t we treat them like other POWs? Was it just habit?...
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Mrs B is taking antibiotic eye drops after cataract surgery. She is very sleepy, and Dr Google says this can be a side effect of the drops, if rare. Any experience of similar reactions? BB...
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A friend has given us a big box of 'solar light bulbs'. They consist of a glass bulb with a wire inside, leading down to a battery in the screw-on base. There is a micro-switch in the base, which,...
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Mrs B broke her wrist, and was in plaster. Now out of plaster, and being given physiotherapy at the NHS hospital. Going okay, except that the physio insists she (Mrs B) takes paracetamol before...
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I bought a non-stick baking tray for biscuits about a year back, and the coating is lifting. Any recommendations for a heavy duty version? Ta. BB...
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How do you put British banknotes in a counting machine and get £999? Well, that’s what happens on BBC’s “Informer” this week....
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Our big old reclining armchairs are fine, but SO heavy, and in our decrepitude are just too heavy to move (for cleaning etc). Can you get big chunky reclining armchairs that aren’t so heavy, or,...
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Just pondering what ‘modern’ words I never use, and never would. 1) Hi. Hello, I’ll say, or good morning, good day, pleased to meet you, etc, but never “Hi”. 2) Poo (or Poop) I might have...
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Back in the 50s, at scout camp, litter disposal of the many baked-bean cans consisted of bashing them flat with an axe, then burying them in a pit we had dug. I hadn't really thought of this till...
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Our cat, 10 years old so should know better, has invented a new jumping game - he tries to get round the room without touching the carpet. Trouble is, he lands on slippery things (iPad, laptop,...
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Seems Dr Tippex has been working his ‘magic’ around EastEnders by the number of them who all-of-sudden have got Brilliant White choppers. Often a mistake, particularly if the original articles...
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Seems the government, after getting so many Brownie points a few months back when it announced a reduction in mandatory stake limits for fixed-odds betting terminals from £100 a time to £2, is...
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If I see posts or answers by various contributors I read them (The Builder, sadly quiet of late, Buenchico, Vetuste, and several others) - I know that even if I disagree with their words, they will...
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Watched eight episodes. Can anyone tell us what it was about?
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On the basis that Theland can bang on to the point of idiocy about his Christianity, I thought I'd start a Buddhist thread, where I can do the same about the teachings of the Buddha... There are four...
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I've had the awful music from Baxi for over 20 minutes now, no messages any more, just the music... should I give up? If not, how long SHOULD I hang on for someone to reply to their phones? I have a...
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https://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/feb/04/jobcentre-adviser-play-benefit-sanctions-angela-neville “We were given lists of customers to call immediately and get them on to the Work...
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square bracket i square bracket Used to [i]italicise[i] things, nowadays doesn't (well, sometimes does - vetuste's seem to work. What occurs, Ed? BB...

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