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ImLostAgain
I have come into possession of a deceased relatives signet ring. It is gold with a clear opal stone. I remember it from when I was young and the opal gleamed. Not anymore. It's dull, very... ...
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JinnyJoan
I have now decided that I am going to replace a silver painted microwave with a white  microwave. But underneath it is my silver painted dishwasher.  Bought that way. Can anybody advise me on how to... ...
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galasalmon
Can you buy a watch phone for £20 that you cam show number of steps you take. Take your blood pressure tell time  show if you have atrial fibrillation etc . 
Thank, 
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joko
Hi, my house is old, over 100 at least, & had been unoccupied since the 1950-60s.
The wallpaper in the hall started to peel, & ive been really ill for years, & it peeled more every time i passed... ...
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pastafreak
I get a monthly subscribe and save order. It includes several different, separate bars of chocolate. I received my order on the 9th. Opened a bar tonight, and it was soft, discoloured and had... ...
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mayson
What are the cost implications of using custom printed boxes compared to standard packaging options?
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bednobs
Talking to my 12yo the other day I said something along the line of"there's many a slip t'wixt cup and lip" and she had no idea what I meant. When I further elaborated it's similar to don't count... ...
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barry1010
There is a yellow warning for thunderstorms in my area today, which has reminded me of my mother. I grew up without a fridge and my mother was always careful to only buy pork on the day we ate it... ...
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JinnyJoan
Haven't used the above for quite a while so wasn't working.  I charged it up and usually a wee light comes up ie red, then green when fully charged.  No nothing.  My neighbour has a similar one... ...
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JinnyJoan
An older friend had a beautiful stained glass window sort of between her living room and hall.  I loved it.  It actually had like gold and coloured stones emanating from it.  But for years she... ...
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abbeylee90
While I took a dog to a coffi shop with me (from dogs home) a man walked past me with his dog and before I could do anything my dog had him by the back. I did an accident form explaining the... ...
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jennyjoan
Eg. Page 4 then page 50 then page 15 etc I would like to bind in correct order   is this possible 
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dsvd
hi, can whatsapp be installed and accessed from a laptop without having a smartphone ? thanks
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larrymacuk
I want to shrink a photo to fit in a broach
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barry1010
9.30 last night I got a call from an unknown number. I dismissed it. Minutes later a text from the same number asking who I was. He said I called him. I said I hadn't. He said if I had WhatsApp he'd... ...
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juliecarlstan
Im taking anticonvulsant and antidipressant, mood stabilitzer, mild antipsychcotic. still experiencing bouts with debilitating depression. what is wrong? too many meds? or not the right ones? any... ...
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pastafreak
I had to report a change in circumstances last week. I've not received today's payment, and there was no indication that it would be delayed when I spoke to DWP. Is this normal?
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smurfchops
Electric blanket stopped working, hoping it is the fuse.  On the plug it says 3 amp, but I only have 5 amp fuses. Would this be safe to use ??

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