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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 13 847
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 3,026
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 41,526
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 3,332
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 3 40
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 9,082
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 1,652
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 10
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 1,071
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 1,951
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 65
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 3,844
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 2,476
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 22
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 33
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 21 163,640
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 5 107
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 3,764
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 2,554
Paul, 11 of January of 2024 at 05:53

Hello everyone

Ramsey, tuesday 23-Jan-24 42
Will long-term usage of computer cause cross-eyed?
Beatrice108, 14 of June of 2012 at 09:07

I am a graphic design. Everyday I spend long hours staring into the computer screen. Now after many months, my eyes are starting to feel strained easily and it feels 'tighten'. I do not have...

Ramsey, tuesday 23-Jan-24 2 948
Postponing due to Groom having cancer treatment
Sallyann, 9 of January of 2024 at 14:44

Hi I'm actually mother of the groom. My son has recently been diagnosed with cancer and the treatment and operation, even if it goes to plan, means he won't be fully recovered by the wedding date. His...

Ramsey, tuesday 23-Jan-24 6 195
Any 2025 brides?
Alisha, 2 of January of 2024 at 11:41

Im in the UK, Getting married January 2025.. Hoe far along in the planning process are you? Venue - comes as a package with dj&food ✔️ almost paid offPhotographer ✔️ deposit paidWedding dress ✔️...

Ramsey, tuesday 23-Jan-24 7 169 2
Resize stock photo
Jay, 14 of January of 2024 at 20:47

Does anyone have any ideas to resize the photo for your website on here? Each time I've done it, it's just zooms right in. Nightmare

Ramsey, tuesday 23-Jan-24 1 22
Jodie, 4 of January of 2024 at 08:06

Hi, happy new year! At our wedding we would like musicians not sure how it works but we would like either a harp, piano or 4 piece orchestra to play when guest arrive, when I walk down the aisle, I...

Lisa, sunday 14-Jan-24 3 42
How often do you use your washing machine?
, 1 of June of 2014 at 14:25

We do 2 to 3 washes a week for the two of us which I would have thought is about average, but we used to do it once every two weeks or once a month at Uni. I would sometimes buy new underwear instead...

Jackson, saturday 13-Jan-24 42 6,328
My holiday vacation has been cancelled again
NeoShoegal, 1 of October of 2008 at 12:53

Last year I booked a cruise to China & Japan for April 2009. In January this year we received a letter to say that the ship had been privately chartered and that they would cancel the cruise. They...

Kevind, tuesday 9-Jan-24 5 705
What was your favourite wedding present?
, 3 of September of 2008 at 19:52

As the title really. We got a fab present from a friends - a case with six bottles of different wines and champagnes, with little notes telling us what occasion we should drink them on! It was so...

Kevind, tuesday 9-Jan-24 33 3,013
MrsShep, 24 of January of 2015 at 13:40

As we've been talking about them, I thought I'd start a thread. So, if you have them give us a flash, and tell us about it. Maybe it means something to you, maybe you get interesting responses from...

Krizzy, thursday 4-Jan-24 77 7,764 1
Mrs Cee
BMF fitness testing anyone been?
Mrs Cee, 28 of July of 2009 at 11:48

Its BMF tonight and they are having fitness tests and I just wondered if anyone had been and is it as hardcore as it sounds, its only my 3rd session and I am slightly scared. It will be ok won't it...

Jennifer, monday 1-Jan-24 7 1,034
Feeling let down by friends
Jessica, 18 of September of 2023 at 13:50

Hello all, Hope you are all well. First time posting! Bit of a longer read. Sorry I got engaged on the 11th of August 2023, was over the moon, taken by surprise, but it was all pretty perfect. Of...

Katrina, friday 29-Dec-23 27 2,167 5
Mrs C
Extra Wide Venetian Blinds
Mrs C, 18 of April of 2014 at 18:21

Anyone with any recommendations or bored and wanting to google?? Our windows are 2660mm wide and 1330mm drop. We ideally want oak coloured venetian blinds but most places that do custom blinds only do...

Gwendolyn, thursday 28-Dec-23 5 1,239

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