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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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Does anybody know of a site where you can compare gas and electricity prices by standing charge and unit price, NOT yearly usage?
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This should please many of the writers-in to 'You Say' in the Sunday Times Culture magazine who are always clamouring for its return: not a new series of Zen, alas, but a repeat of the excellent...
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Any ABers out there who are with Post Office Telephone? Just found out that they have sold their phone and broadband business to Shell Energy. Of course, the say prices etc won't change, but they...
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With the news that now over 8 million in the UK have received their first jab, if they are administered by single-use syringes, then where have they got the millions of syringes from? And what happens...
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Due to a dodgy connection last night, I've ended up paying twice for my TV Licence (shown in my online banking as 'pending'). I've emailed them about it, but does anyone know how they might reimburse...
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Have been using the Slimjet browser for the past few weeks (thanks, Chris), but it will not play embedded video in sites like bbc.co.uk. Is there any way round this?
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We're told that there are now more people in hospital with Covid-19 than at the peak in April, so why on earth are they dismantling the Nightingale hospitals that were created at great cost? If it's...
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De bonnes nouvelles: the final series of the excellent [i]policier[i] Spiral is starting on BBC4 on Saturday 2nd January, 9pm. Allez, les gars!...
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Just when we thought things were improving, it's all getting much worse. The 5-day relaxation over Christmas is madness. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-55301192...
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Today when I click on the Hotmail shortcut which usually takes me straight to my Inbox, I now get a huge long page of computer language, and I've been redirected to outlook-1.cdn.office.net Any ideas,...

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