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Negotiating price on a new-build property (& cooeeeee to Old Bear!)
*Ducky*, 30 of August of 2012 at 16:20

Anyone have any experience? Earlier today Mr DB and I went to look at a house being built on the edge of a very well-to-do-village close to wear we work. Due to it's location it costs more than the...

Yannick, 2 hours ago 22 15,195
People unable to access wedding website
Francesca, 11 of June of 2024 at 21:49

Hi, we have sent links to our website to our guests, but some are having trouble accessing it. The links we sent don't work for some people and it says 'access denied.' Some people can't even access...

Yannick, 2 hours ago 2 15 1
Gone With The Whinge
Anybody know about electronic tags?
Gone With The Whinge, 20 of April of 2009 at 21:27

More novel research. Apologies! I can't seem to find much about these on google, aside from the whole social implications/"do they work?" debate. Does anybody know the sciency bit behind them? Do they...

Yannick, 2 hours ago 8 22,601
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...

Yannick, 2 hours ago 37 3,860
With the right support you can recover your coins
Edvin, 7 of March of 2024 at 16:03

Hi, about a week ago my ETH was transferred to a wallet address I do not recognize. I never did this nor do I approve the transaction. I feel like I have been hacked/phished. I was able to trace this...

Yannick, 5 hours ago 12 131 4
The Nazi Banksters' Crimes Ripple Effect
Jubilee2012, 4 of February of 2012 at 19:56

Http:// Released: 5th of November, 2011. Muad'Dib's latest hard-hitting documentary about the innumerable crimes of the Ashke-Nazi Banksters. From their historical origins...

Lapcameragiare, yesterday at 03:46 1 452
Laser Lipo
*Funky*, 27 of June of 2013 at 08:52

Has anyone tried laser lipo? I keep seeing groupon deals for it and with the wedding approaching if I get desperate to lose a inch or 2 nearer the time I'm thinking I might give it a try, I appreciate...

Duncan, thursday 20-Jun-24 8 953
Bellini..where can I get the peach bit?
Sare, 15 of May of 2008 at 20:54

I'm going to a friend's house for a "Cocktail Sleepover" tommorrow and I said I'd make Bellini's. I have Prosecco but I know the proper version is made with white peach puree, which I can't get hold...

Layu, wednesday 19-Jun-24 17 26,916
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...

Lincon, wednesday 19-Jun-24 32 2,329
Nightmare Mum & Sister
Brittany, 11 of April of 2024 at 19:44

Hiya, I wondered if anyone has been through a similar situation and can offer any advice… My sister and mum detest my Aunty due to some family issues a few years ago and have therefore kicked off...

SunnyPurpleFlowers85, wednesday 19-Jun-24 23 761 1
iPhone ringtones
*Mini*, 2 of June of 2013 at 20:51

I remember seeing in a thread that someone knew how to have your own music as a ringtone? I've googled but I need simpleton instructions please.

Awan, friday 14-Jun-24 7 1,060
car part exchange question
bingy, 12 of June of 2009 at 10:26

We're about to go shopping for a new car, as yet undecided whether to go for something brand new or a couple of years old - depends on the offers available! We have a car to part exchange, it's 8...

Victor, thursday 13-Jun-24 16 4,426
Moving 22 before wedding 🤪
Alex, 12 of June of 2024 at 15:16

Any other nutters moving before their wedding? Just found out we are exchanging tomorrow. Whilst I’m desperate to move I now feel sick with the thought of it all. Moral support or advice appreciated!!...

RomanticGreenStation, thursday 13-Jun-24 1 26
Oh crap - my mot expired - just a quick bit of advice please
, 15 of August of 2008 at 15:47

Right, just looked at my car documents and found my MOT expired on 1st August. I know it's no excuse because I should have been organised enough to have sorted it out before the expiry date, but I...

Licenses4us, thursday 13-Jun-24 4 16,130
Job hunting and wedding planning at the same time - is it possible?
AKWedding, 7 of May of 2015 at 13:50

I have been unhappy in my job for a while, and did spend most of last year looking for a new job without any luck. When 2015 started, I decided to put job-hunting on the backburner because I wanted to...

Andriy, wednesday 12-Jun-24 9 1,658
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...

Archie, wednesday 12-Jun-24 26 6,735
*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...

Alex, wednesday 12-Jun-24 2 9,708
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...

Harryoscar, tuesday 11-Jun-24 29 2,574
What colours go with dark brown /chocolate brown?
SAM83, 8 of July of 2009 at 13:42

Trying to do some interior design today! Have a brand new house, have bought a dark brownc/chocolate leather 3 piece suite and the walls are painted magnolia. What colours would go? Was thinking of...

D Daivd, tuesday 11-Jun-24 14 20,603
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...

Shree, monday 10-Jun-24 14 1,920
Mrs Vineweevil
I need a can't fail cookie recepie please......
Mrs Vineweevil, 8 of October of 2008 at 13:28

I must learn not to burn my cookie attempts in my fan oven, but even those unburnt one's aren't always that great, any suggestions???

Ayme, monday 10-Jun-24 11 1,641
Toxic friendship
Sara, 13 of May of 2024 at 00:23

Evening so I’m getting married in 14 days, and I haven’t spoken to this friend for a month, I’ve known this friend for 35 years we been to the same schools, collage, we had the same friends, Ive been...

Ayme, monday 10-Jun-24 29 902 1
'American Boy' Spoof song about East Anglia
MBK, 31 of July of 2008 at 10:23

A friend just sent me this, being an East Anglian I thought it was hilarious so wanted to share!

Noiseta, monday 10-Jun-24 14 7,010
Free wedding witness
Lily, 24 of June of 2022 at 23:36

I know wedding season is here, so I thought I’d offer myself as free witness for anyone in London (North, West or Central areas) who are looking for a wedding witness. I’m just starting in in event...

Lily, thursday 6-Jun-24 4 138
Tom and Zendaya tie the knot?! 😍
Dani, 6 of June of 2024 at 11:36

Okay... so we might be jumping the gun a little here! But we can't help but wonder what this iconic couples wedding might look like - so here's our wedding predictions for Zendaya and Tom Holland if...

Dani, thursday 6-Jun-24 14
Condensation ruining window sill
Buttons, 17 of November of 2008 at 11:52

We have wooden window sills and live in a fairly cold house resulting in wet windows (condensation) and stains on the window sills. If that isn't bad enough we've started noticing mould right in the...

Caio, monday 3-Jun-24 19 11,408
When should I get a Botox?
MaryRoberts, 23 of August of 2019 at 09:29

Just want to know your opinions on something. So I’m currently seeing some deep sets of wrinkles appearing on my face. My sister then told me that maybe I should get a Botox Wigan treatment from this...

Neil, saturday 1-Jun-24 4 1,357
Data Base Registered Passports, Driving Licenses & certificates
LuxuriousOrangeStationery65119, 23 of July of 2019 at 23:47

Buy Data Base Registered Passports, Drivers Licenses, Id Cards & Legalized Certificates. We specialize in the production of Data Base *Registered passports, driving License, ID cards, Registered...

Dr Leonard, thursday 30-May-24 1 470
Fashion help - Leather Trews
Rod, 12 of November of 2013 at 11:04

Hi all. I went out Saturday and wore black leather trousers with a cream camisole and black blazer and killer heels. It looked good together - but I am now not sure what else I can wear the leather...

Loren, wednesday 29-May-24 22 3,142
Mobile Phones
Panjita, 7 of October of 2013 at 10:10

Can you remember what your first mobile phone looked like? I've just been discussing with my friend and found a photo online of my first ever mobile. Hilarious! It looks like an 80's walkie talkie!!!...

Alex, monday 27-May-24 42 6,429
My mum feels left out
Jade-Lee, 23 of May of 2024 at 20:11

Short back story, my mum helped a lot with the engagement was really there for my h2b. Since wedding planning she kinda back off a bit as much as I tried to get to her to come to wedding showcases etc...

RomanticGreenStation, friday 24-May-24 1 50
Help - starting to smoke again
Scaredycatanon, 17 of April of 2014 at 19:33

Sorry for the anonymous post, I'm scared that people I 'know' are going to see this if I do it under my normal user name and I don't really want it to be linked to my account in case real life people...

Awan, monday 20-May-24 17 2,469

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