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*ginni of the lamp*
Games for a Christmas Fayre-make me look good!
*ginni of the lamp*, 4 of November of 2008 at 21:55

We need some new ideas for games for our school Christmas fayre - we have things like throwing as many beanbags as possible into rudoph's mouth in x seconds, bagatelle, that kind of thing. So...if you...

Anita, friday 1-Mar-24 3 9,674
Bathroom cleaning - with what/how often/what makes it easier etc (boring, sorry)
baublegirl, 8 of April of 2009 at 15:13

OK - have just thoroughly cleaned our bathrooms, and that was a grim job. I feel like I don't really know the best way to keep on top of things (years of shared bathrooms where we emplyed a cleaner...

Joseph, thursday 29-Feb-24 20 3,004
Work clothes help required
emmaloo166, 28 of March of 2009 at 12:25

Hi, I'm due to start work on Monday in a Social work contact department. I haven't worked properly for 5 years so have no idea what to wear. The dress advice is smart causal. When I went for the...

Alex, tuesday 27-Feb-24 13 845
Help with questionnaire on wedding website
Robyn, 22 of February of 2024 at 12:54

Hi all I created a questionnaire on my wedding website but I can't see who has responded. If I go into the "Edit" view I can see 2 people have responded but not who they are. I unfortunately need to...

Robyn, tuesday 27-Feb-24 2 22
Period due on wedding day - help?!
Christie, 25 of February of 2024 at 18:56

Hi all! I'm very regular and according to my period tracker, I will start my period on my wedding day! Obviously I want to avoid this as much as possible! White dress, logistics, pain etc!! I am...

Kay, monday 26-Feb-24 2 52
Wasp sting allergy- what to do?
Iris, 10 of August of 2009 at 22:32

I got stung by a wasp almost 2 years ago. It stung me under my armpit, within 20 minutes it was red an swollen past my elbow. I went to the walk in centre, got given antihistamines and told it was an...

Nilesh, monday 26-Feb-24 6 3,022
Pleasing parents compromise
Katrina, 14 of February of 2024 at 21:16

I just wanted a small intimate wedding close family only. I shared with my Dad our guest list he said he felt offended that I didn't invite more of his family I have more of my mums side as I am...

Nilesh, monday 26-Feb-24 8 107
Koshka, 30 of June of 2008 at 10:11

I was nominated by my brother to cook profiteroles for a family meal today. We're meeting and I think/feel trying to impress his new girlfriend. I followed the Gorden Ramsey recipe, placing them on...

Martin, monday 26-Feb-24 16 2,203
Do night schools exist anymore?
, 22 of February of 2009 at 09:00

I'm not even sure I'm asking with the right phrase. My Dad did O & A levels at night school (is that what it's called?), back in the mists of time. I did my A Levels at 6th Form, but lately have...

Nilesh, sunday 25-Feb-24 11 1,860
summer solstice
Leak coming from upstairs in a flat - help what should I do? long sorry!
summer solstice, 30 of August of 2008 at 23:44

I live in a ground floor flat - last night when I went to bed I found puddles on my bedroom floor and water dripping from the light fitting in the centre of the ceiling! I went up and spoke to the guy...

Nilesh, sunday 25-Feb-24 9 41,447
Hugo Brambles
How much room do you give when driving round a parked car?
Hugo Brambles, 27 of August of 2009 at 09:49

OH always tells me off that I'm too close whenever I drive past a parked car. I do squeeze past I suppose partly as I have a tiny car, I'm on the road all day but mostly because I judge there to be...

Nilesh, sunday 25-Feb-24 7 3,324
Adding Hotel links
David, 27 of January of 2024 at 13:02

Can you add a link for guests to click on to an external hotel website?

Bogdan, monday 19-Feb-24 4 38
Hen Party Games
Panjita, 3 of May of 2012 at 09:08

It's my mates Hen this weekend and I am struggling to think of games to play. We will be out and about in Brum so it can't be anything too 'active' if you see what I mean? Just something funny like Mr...

BradsLa, sunday 18-Feb-24 16 9,056
What was the best/most thoughtful wedding present you received?
Wuzzle, 6 of January of 2009 at 12:05

My best friend is getting married in a few months and I am being her briedsmaid. I want to get them something really special as a present but am drawing a blank on ideas. She loves chocolate, so I was...

Peter, saturday 17-Feb-24 27 39,895
Decorating help again please
pandorasbox, 21 of May of 2013 at 12:27

I am so helpless at sorting my life out, can anyone give me some tips on how to make my living room nice please? We had our hideous fireplace out and the builders have put up the dado rail again,...

Kyle, saturday 17-Feb-24 7 1,646
Window repair in an old house
Olivia, 27 of September of 2023 at 08:36

Hi all! My parents gave me a wedding gift. This is our family house in a small cozy town. This is a great place. My grandfather built this house and my husband and I want to live there. but first we...

Florence, saturday 17-Feb-24 3 167
Water wall hire
Chanel, 16 of February of 2024 at 17:19

Hi does anyone know where I can hire a water wall from in London or near by?

Chanel, friday 16-Feb-24 9
professional teeth whitening
Hubble, 26 of April of 2009 at 15:09

Sorry if done before - but does it also seem to you that EVERY set of gnashers on the telly (both professionals and randoms who know they're going to be on the telly) have been professionally...

Sergio, friday 16-Feb-24 13 1,069
What would you expect for a £7k website revamp?
Becca, 3 of May of 2009 at 10:32

The same company that produced our website a few years ago (for £2k), have quoted us £7k for updating it. I appreciate that a good website is worth investment, and some companies pay way more, but...

Kyle, friday 16-Feb-24 20 1,948
Ex wife at wedding
Cazpot88, 9 of February of 2024 at 11:02

Hey beauts, I don't know if this is the right section to post this in Me and my fiance have decided to invite his ex wife and her partner to our wedding in August 2025 The reason is because my...

Tangkas, thursday 15-Feb-24 9 289
Sharing photo album/qr codes
Kate, 11 of February of 2024 at 21:37

Hi! We would like to set up a sharing album and use a QR code for everyone to upload to, Can you tell me your ideas if you've made one please? Thank you x

RomanticPurpleDecor3, wednesday 14-Feb-24 36
Porn mags in bushes-Hyacinth
Hyacinth, 13 of May of 2008 at 10:17

I was reading a book yesterday which mentioned this as a common phenomenon and had a little lightbulb moment - so it wasn't just in the bushes near my school! So whats the idea behind porn mags in...

Ryan, wednesday 7-Feb-24 35 3,838
Coffee machines
Flowmojo, 9 of October of 2012 at 14:20

So as of Saturday (yes, we are talking 4 days) Mr F has taken to drinking coffee and has requested a coffee machine for his birthday, specifically one that makes cappuccinos..yes im rolling my eyes at...

Ryan, wednesday 7-Feb-24 20 2,473
Dorota, 5 of February of 2024 at 13:24

Hello, My fiance and I are getting married on the 22nd of June in London. It seems like we won't have any witnesses so I thought that maybe someone here could advise me on what to do in this...

Dorota, monday 5-Feb-24 19
Sarah, 1 of February of 2024 at 08:24

Has anyone that has created a website added menu selections? If so how have you added it and getting guests to select their choice? Xx

Emily, thursday 1-Feb-24 30
Oh nooo, what should I do? May have left my straighteners on...
Ali_G, 25 of January of 2013 at 09:12

There's a possibility I left my straighteners on this morning. It's more than likely I turned them off, but I didn't check before I left the house like I normally do, so they might be on. I always...

Ian, monday 29-Jan-24 21 161,026
Web 3
Janna, 28 of January of 2024 at 15:49

Hi, have you heard of the NFT web 3 platforms? How can it help me organize events or build my own community? What are the benefits? I'd be grateful for insights!

Bol`, sunday 28-Jan-24 1 14
Odessa, 18 of September of 2023 at 18:08

What are ur some good hobbies u can recommend? Really interested about what others do

Cofffee124, saturday 27-Jan-24 5 104
Masters degree people - failing assignments
Doughnut, 12 of July of 2009 at 13:13

I've looked at the marking scheme and I'm not going to pass the assignment I'm submitting today. Studying at home/ online is harder than I ever imagined and I find it very hard to learn without...

Elizabeth, friday 26-Jan-24 24 6,607
realistically - how long to pack up and move out....?
Hubble, 26 of October of 2008 at 14:02

I am in procrastination and denial mode. The house we've been building for about 18 months is apparently going to be ready for us to move into THIS WEEEEEEEEEK. (providing someone magics up some...

Anwar, thursday 25-Jan-24 5 3,763
Moving house - packing tips?
RuthG, 23 of March of 2009 at 16:33

We're (hopefully) moving house a week on friday (it's only taken 18 months!) I've not really moved house before, other than moving out of my parents and into this house, but that was only 1 bedroom of...

Anwar, thursday 25-Jan-24 29 2,545
Paul, 11 of January of 2024 at 05:53

Hello everyone

Ramsey, tuesday 23-Jan-24 40

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