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    to say a person's personality is possibly linked...

    to say a person's personality is possibly linked to their attitude towards electric vehicles is a fallacy from the word 'go'. It might be so in the case of a few but, in general, the attitude will...
  2. Many of the energy light bulbs have a...

    Many of the energy light bulbs have a fluorescent-based design. These are not designed to be repeatedly switched on and off over short periods of time. Doing so will shorten their lives. Those...
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    Our daughter makes and sells jewellery. recently...

    Our daughter makes and sells jewellery. recently she hired a stall for a day at our local hospital. My wife had gone to help her, and I had called in. My wife brought me coffee from the...
  4. None of this is relevant, Dennis. If it was sold...

    None of this is relevant, Dennis. If it was sold by the dealer as a BRAND NEW car; then it is a new car and subject to all the legal protection under the Trading standards that apply to a new car. ...
  5. Park outside the dealership's premises (NOT on...

    Park outside the dealership's premises (NOT on their property) with a list of the problems and brief history of your story. Years ago, when it was the Routes Group, a dissatisfied customer did this...
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    Because I fitted each radiator with thermostatic...

    Because I fitted each radiator with thermostatic valves (except the one in the hall and the one in the bathroom - this so that all radiators could not be accidentally turned off and cause pump...
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    FJ, your comment about "those in flats and not...

    FJ, your comment about "those in flats and not having a green space being harder to teach about nature" is too sympathetic. Many of these parents probably concentrate on watching football, or...
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    smudger, in Asda a week ago, I waited to one side...

    smudger, in Asda a week ago, I waited to one side with my trolley until an old dragon (perhaps not as old as me, though) had finished at the banana shelf. instead of just walking around my trolley...
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    Yippee!

    Yippee!
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    Santa, My fitting of a new C.H. system came about...

    Santa, My fitting of a new C.H. system came about by accident. We had ordered a new kitchen, which I intended (and did) to install myself. Finding the sink we wanted at Plumb centre, I went in to...
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    That's going walkabout? Thanks, cobber - good on...

    That's going walkabout? Thanks, cobber - good on ya, mate!
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    That's sad, Trainman. Thankfully, our grand- and...

    That's sad, Trainman. Thankfully, our grand- and great-grand kids were brought up to receive information like this before reaching school age. Possibly the parents of these na´ve children were too...
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    Strange reply that, Trainman. Your meat still...

    Strange reply that, Trainman. Your meat still comes from an animal, in spite of the fact it goes through a series of processes before it gets to the supermarket.
    I grew up in a city (terraced...
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    What the heck is a "token"? I thought this was...

    What the heck is a "token"? I thought this was something you got as an extra freebie from retail outlets, or a disc which replaced a coin. Why don't they use a little more care with their jargon? ...
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    Perhaps he (or she?) is out pursuing all the...

    Perhaps he (or she?) is out pursuing all the advice given. Let's give it a week or so for OP to come back with a decision on what to do. After two weeks of silence, Hometune, I would definitely...
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    Benefits of country life, FJ. Once, on holiday...

    Benefits of country life, FJ. Once, on holiday in Cornwall, we were about to pass the gate of a farm when a cow that had bolted came charging out of the gate and almost in front of my bonnet,...
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    Hi, smudger - ".....old system meant we couldn't...

    Hi, smudger - ".....old system meant we couldn't get any hot water unless the heating was on". Did that mean a boiler fault and that you had to have the C.H. running? Would the boiler not operate...
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    Cavity wall insulation.

    Had cold callers several times - saying this was a free installation. Next door neighbour had it done - haven't discussed it with them but unlikely they would pay for it!!! Saw a Martin Lewis...
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    There's no answer to that one, Trainman!

    There's no answer to that one, Trainman!
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    When our daughter-in-law's elderly (but reliable)...

    When our daughter-in-law's elderly (but reliable) Vauxhall Corsa was stolen and wrecked, she bought a used VW Fox from the local VW franchised dealership. She is very happy with this car, and it...
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    If I don't log out, I "sometimes" find that I am...

    If I don't log out, I "sometimes" find that I am still logged in when returning to the site, but not always. Yesterday, I did not log out, but still had to log in again this morning.
    After logging...
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    On Outlook Express, some emails do go straight...

    On Outlook Express, some emails do go straight into the JUNK folder, which leaves me free to decide - have a look od just delete.
    Any other spurious emails that reach my INBOX are simply moved into...
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    Smudger, the only new website I have been on...

    Smudger, the only new website I have been on before these weird emails started, was to place an ad on Gu*****. I did open a Facebook account, but cancelled it without making any contacts. Did get...
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    Another twist. When I log in, the screen still...

    Another twist. When I log in, the screen still asks me to 'log in', and I have to click on the refresh icon for the screen to change to the 'log out' view.
  25. Thread: Is 20 plenty?

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    Politicians have several criteria for their...

    Politicians have several criteria for their decision-making, and none really prioritise the best results in the interests of Joe Public.
    (1) Vote-catching: Any sound idea that is likely to lose...
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