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Just over 12 years ago I agreed to store a motorbike in my garage as a favour for someone I've since had a serious falling-out with. At the time he said it was 'for about 6 weeks', but he's made no...
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Space organisation broadcast the ruin of Eden (6) Pretty sure it's N?S?E? but can't see it. Something to do with NASA?...
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I have an old laptop which works perfectly, but it runs Vista, which is no longer supported by Chrome. To get the best deal from my energy supplier I have to manage my account online but I can't...
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Sad news that Ted Dexter has died, aged 86. - my Dad taught him at school . https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/cricket/58337771...
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Is everyone aware that from 1st September the default form of petrol at UK filling stations will be E10, containing up to 10% ethanol? Some older cars will not be compatible with this and will need to...
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We keep hearing about the funding our GB competitors in the Olympics receive, but I've never come across any information about how much this is. For example, both Max Whitlock and Adam Peaty have...
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How often would someone studying for a PhD have to see the person supervising it? Is there any reason the postgrad would have to live in the town/city of the university awarding the degree -...
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Just bought a new LG TV which is great but it doesn't have a SCART socket in the back, so I can't link it to my Freeview recorder. Is there something I can buy to 'convert' the SCART lead to something...
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I hold no brief for George Galloway, but, as I've said before on AB, he's a formidable debater - something someone should have told Martine Croxall before she tried to take him on today on the BBC...
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To qualify for free delivery on a book order I need to add a book or something worth at least 40p. Does anyone know of something very inexpensive I could add?
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Morning all Could someone please tell me an easy way to take a screenshot - my laptop has neither a Print Screen button nor a Snipping Tool. I ordered some jeans last night, but when I got the...
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Has anyone used ao.com to buy a domestic appliance? My small fridge has packed up, and the cheapest I can find with an icebox (£119) is with them. Should I go ahead, or pay more elsewhere?...
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As far as I can make out, a holiday let registered for business rates and not council tax, whose rateable value is less than £12,000, is entitled to small business rate relief - i.e does not have...
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Relieved to see that the branch in the nearest town to me is not closing, but this news will be a blow to many. Full list here:...
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To celebrate the new £50 note featuring Alan Turing, GCHQ have devised a fiendish puzzle, sure to brighten the lockdown tedium. Calling all Listener solvers, and anyone else who likes a workout!...
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I keep reading the figures for the number of people vaccinated in a country and what percentage of its population that is. For example: Doses 28.2m % of population 38.7 Would someone please remind me...
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Anyone else had their Council Tax bill? Just received mine - an absolute stinker which has gone up by nearly 5%, when inflation is currently around 1%. After everything that has happened in the past...
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The limit for a contactless card is to increase to £100. This is mad and unnecessary - if you lost your card you could be several hundred pounds down before you could report it. I know there's a limit...
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Hi Chris For a long time you've given many people lots of great advice on AB, particularly about laptops, so when I came across this I thought I'd challenge you with it - should be a doddle for an...
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Somebody is going to send me some music recordings via WeTransfer, which I've never come across before. Will I be able to play them by just clicking on them, or will I have to 'join' WeTransfer, or...

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