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Dicky Tummy Advice
Hugo Brambles, 7 of September of 2008 at 11:22

I've had a upset tummy since Friday, yesterday after a bad bout in the morning I went all day without 'going' despite rumblings and what not! However I woke up twice in the night (probably not helped...

Anosh, saturday 9-Dec-23 7 1,321
Need new friends
Thomas, 1 of October of 2023 at 20:39

I am 36 years old and most of my friends have moved away. I like football, going to the theatre, movies and going out for night outs. I would love to find new friends.

Jennie, monday 4-Dec-23 1 189
Anyone here from 2013?
Charlene, 20 of November of 2023 at 21:09

I got married in 2013 and found these boards so helpful! I posted my wedding report and it was so nice to remind myself how much I loved the run up and actual day of wedding and why I was marrying my...

Mary, sunday 3-Dec-23 8 329 1
Gary Speed - Latest rumour?
(Claire), 28 of November of 2011 at 15:13

So I've just heard that apparently he was gay and the papers had found out about this and were planning to expose it this week!? If this is true then something has to f**king give!! Another death on...

Lennarson, friday 1-Dec-23 66 163,823
Tooth extraction or root canal
Pittabre, 12 of December of 2013 at 14:11

Which would you go for? My tooth has accidentally been killed and they have offered me the two above choices. I don't really want to lose my tooth but I suffer from TMJD which makes having my mouth...

Joy, wednesday 29-Nov-23 17 3,115
Curtain poles and noisy neighbours
Fimble, 8 of July of 2008 at 12:11

We have a bay window with a metal curtain pole and metal curtain rings on it - the curtains are lined and fairly heavy. It makes a really load scraping noise when you draw the curtains. Its even...

Richard, tuesday 28-Nov-23 8 3,977
Anyone done CIPR diploma?
hazel, 5 of August of 2009 at 16:26

Am looking to beef up my skills and formal comms qualifications - I have science qualifications and experience of communicating science but no formal qualifications on that side. Has anyone done the...

Anjusharma, thursday 23-Nov-23 12 3,461
Can you negotiate a quote from a builder?
ellie1, 29 of July of 2009 at 14:42

We want to have some decking done in the garden and have just got a quote from a guy who's done some work for us before. It's more than we were expecting to pay but we'd like it done. Is it not the...

David, friday 17-Nov-23 7 3,721
Do pomeranians make good pets?
hannah22, 14 of May of 2012 at 10:35

So i have been thinking about getting a pomeranian puppy and after seeing everyones pictures pf their pets it has made me want one even more! My question is, do they make good pets? We have only been...

Scottish, monday 30-Oct-23 6 953
Sole trader versus company
Pittabre, 11 of December of 2013 at 20:54

When does a sole trader become a company, or even why? What is the difference and why might somebody eb a sole trader as opposed to a company?

Jennifer, saturday 28-Oct-23 6 2,129
A bit shocked after awful trip to dentist
Merlini, 7 of August of 2008 at 14:54

I've just got back from what I thought was a routine hygienist appointment at the dentist where I was told that I have advanced gum disease! In complete shock about it and feel miserable and ashamed....

Harry04, sunday 22-Oct-23 20 5,481
Silly sports day ideas
Knownowt, 23 of September of 2008 at 15:08

I need to think of a number of events for a silly sports day- participants being 12 unfit blokes, 6 women and (where possible) about 6 toddlers/young children. So far on the list I have: three-legged...

Moniquemo4, saturday 14-Oct-23 8 49,233
Poll: Bed Frame v's Divan?
(Claire), 5 of September of 2013 at 15:51

Looking to replace our Divan but unsure whether to stick with a divan or go for a frame instead. What do you all have? Advantages? Disadvantages? Go!

Hasan2003, monday 9-Oct-23 18 2,877
Brown University
Egor, 6 of October of 2023 at 12:13

Brown University stands as an academic beacon, fostering a culture of intellectual curiosity and inclusivity. Its open curriculum empowers students to explore diverse subjects, nurturing well-rounded...

Skye, friday 6-Oct-23 44
Close family weddings
Sam, 1 of October of 2023 at 09:08

Hi all, weve been together since 2009 and our church wedding was originally booked for 11th July 2020 and was cancelled due to covid, no wedding happened in the church in 2021 and in 2022 thu church...

RomanticGreenStation, monday 2-Oct-23 3 93
I dont want to be her maid of honour..
HappyPinkCakes1802, 11 of February of 2020 at 03:56

I have a friend I have known for a number of years. We used to work together and then kept in random touch over the years since we left. Shes a lovely girl, in a lovely relationship. She asked me to...

Kolyas, saturday 30-Sep-23 1 1,430
Paypal, anyone used it for someone to pay them?
cherrybloom, 22 of September of 2013 at 19:33

Hey OTs, I'm thinking of selling a few things from the wedding as I am a OM now #happy. Do you know how it works: Do they charge you for using it? how long it takes the payment to appear, also do you...

Isabella1123, thursday 28-Sep-23 4 825
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...

Megan, monday 25-Sep-23 3 118
Scottish Tablet Recipe (LouM maybe)
duggo, 20 of November of 2008 at 18:48

Does anyone have a tried and tested recipe for Tablet. I have the ingredients, but not sure of quantities/instructions as it's years since I made it.

Schlaf, sunday 24-Sep-23 8 20,036
White wood/gloss bedroom furniture
Vikster79, 14 of August of 2012 at 12:01

Does anyone have any and if so where did you purchase it from? I have been scouring t'interwebnet for weeks and I either find some that is cheap and looks like it would fall apart, or far too...

Toyamo, tuesday 19-Sep-23 17 5,994
My fh wants to cancel our wedding
Sarah, 14 of September of 2023 at 18:36

I had a stroke in April and everyone e knew on the ward I was getting married next year and it was my motivation to get up and moving. I'm 97%well again but my fh and mother in law have decided that I...

RomanticGreenStation, monday 18-Sep-23 2 63 1
Wedding insurance
Stephanie, 14 of September of 2023 at 17:42

I have paid a deposit to the venue, and deposits to most suppliers and my venue had changed their payment policy meaning we have to pay earlier on. This has made me think about insurance (which we...

Stacy, friday 15-Sep-23 36 1
Order system
Jinnykey, 15 of September of 2023 at 08:15

Hello guys. Me and my fiance recently have opened our own e-store. But now we kinda we meet with some problems. And the first one is about how the thing going on with that order system and what shoud...

Virginia, friday 15-Sep-23 20
Hen Party Organisation
Hayley, 10 of September of 2023 at 16:32

Hi, does anyone have any suggestions for hen party villas abroad? I have 11 girls total but Airbnb’s all say no hens!

RomanticGreenStation, monday 11-Sep-23 1 51
Collecting email addresses
Nayibe, 10 of September of 2023 at 07:15

Hi all does anyone know if it’s possible to edit on this app if people can add additional guests and babies/children when sending the link to collect their email addresses?

Nayibe, sunday 10-Sep-23 40
Head lice!
LoveHimMegaMuch, 26 of February of 2014 at 22:55

Today I got a call from my daughters school informing me that my 10 year old daughter has head lice. The assistant head went on to tell me about treatment etc and also mentioned she noticed them on...

Elhanan, thursday 7-Sep-23 13 3,468
Cassie, 7 of September of 2023 at 09:49

Hiya, I left a company a review after my sister in laws wedding. I left it through hitched. I didn't say my sister in laws name or any details of her wedding. The company are now telling my sister in...

RomanticGreenStation, thursday 7-Sep-23 6 317 1
Raaaaaaaarrrrrrr!!!!! Pushy estate agent!
decibelle, 24 of July of 2008 at 10:49

H and I viewed a house on Tuesday. It looked lovely inside on the internet (show home, almost, if you like that kind of thing) but when we saw it in reality, it was quickly clear that the work was...

Zamnacapital, thursday 7-Sep-23 22 2,501
Where do you take ideas for photos?
Olivs, 28 of August of 2023 at 13:49

Do you like taking photos? Where do you take ideas for your photos? I need some inspiration!

Nard, thursday 7-Sep-23 1 59
Can paint fumes make you ill like this?
spacecadet_99, 3 of September of 2008 at 09:29

They're painting all the corridors and public areas at my work at the moment, yesterday they weren't painting that near my office but they left all their pots and brushes right outside so it still...

Jennifer, thursday 7-Sep-23 4 6,510
Moving home!
Sophie, 5 of September of 2023 at 10:19

Hi I am looking to move home within the next couple of months. My wedding is 9th March 2024. Myself and my partner are due to give notice on 30th October. 1. Is there a rule with not be allowed to...

Hayley, tuesday 5-Sep-23 1 35
Inviting famous people to your wedding
Storky, 21 of July of 2011 at 12:07

There seems to be a bit of a trend of doing this at the moment. If I were famous and a random invited me to their wedding I think I'd be a bit 'WTF?! Do you not have anything better to do/waste your...

Klaus, sunday 3-Sep-23 58 5,843

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