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The incoming mains water filter has to be changed on this shower very often, or the heat regulation goes wonky. My old shower worked perfectly for years and didn't have a filter so far as I know. I'm...
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I live in West Cornwall, and I haven't seen ANY wasps at all this year. Record numbers of bees and butterflies, but not a single wasp, why is that?
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what's the best and cheapest way to send a small, lightweight local newspaper from the UK to Germany? Folded up, rolled into a tube, or what?
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Hi, I bought 2 very small plants from the Church plant sale, and grew them on, on the porch windowsill. They now each have about a dozen very small fruits, about an inch long and shaped like a tiny...
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It seems very likely that Macri will become President of Argentina. However, there is a deafening silence about his attitude towards the Falklands question. He seems never to have uttered on the...
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Trollope novel in Churchill's retreat? Two words, t?e / ?a?d?n. The garden or Tea garden by the looks of it, but can't see why, perhaps someone else can? Thanks
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Hello expert plant people. Just for fun, I planted some Clementine pips in ordinary compost and stuck them on the kitchen windowsill. 2 of them germinated, one grew very tall and leggy, and didn't...
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Who was it said 'the only thing worse than English art is English music'? I may have got it the wrong way round
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Some American staff people, like police and customs officers etc., wear a T-shirt (or undershirt?) under their uniform shirt. These T-shirts have a high neck which goes straight across the base of the...
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Hello All - has anyone any ideas about travelling from West Cornwall to the Hannover area without flying? My wife also refuses to do it by car, so the journey would have to be by coach and ferry and...
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Just watching the Rugby from Twickers, I notice that the French players have a small St. George's flag on the middle of their jerseys. What's that about, a courtesy to the hosts or what?
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Don't know where to ask this, but there are always knowledgeable people in ChatterBank, so can anyone tell me how I can test an article of jewellery I suspect to be gold? The piece is filigree work,...
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Hello everyone, I have been given an almost-new hedge clipper with a short lead terminating in a 2-pin European type plug. Can I just extend the lead and fit a conventional 3-pin plug, and ignore the...
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Good evening, we have a Hewlett-Packard Photosmart C4280 printer, about 8 years old, always been reliable (moderate domestic use) but is now refusing to work, telling me there are paper jams, carriage...
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I read that Tesco are considering closing their pension scheme as a money-saving measure. What does that mean, that they will not accept new staff members into the scheme? Sorry to sound a bit dim.
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My son has just moved house, and there is a switched double socket in the utility room. Each of those sockets has a double socket thingy plugged into it, so there are 4 plugs serving the gas boiler,...
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I used to know a poem, in which an old countryman, a shepherd possibly, muses on the hereafter, and decides that if he doesn't wake, after death, to his sheep and his dogs and the life he's always...
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This is going back a bit, I saw a film where the Robert Culp character was a quiet family man in quite a nice suburb who for some reason had to turn vigilante, and revealed himself as a trained...
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My 'Black Lace' Elder tree puts out a lovely show of blossoms every year, but these are not followed by berries, the fruits never form except for one or two tiny ones. I'm not bothered, it's grown for...

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