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Shnarfy1
Facial Hair?
Shnarfy1, 20 of October of 2010 at 14:47

I've been wanting to post this for a while but felt reluctant to as it's something I'm very sensitive about. I have quite dark hair which appears on my upper lip and a few little black hairs sometimes...

Zeeshan, friday 1-Sep-23 13 1,080
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hair removal?? epilator??
, 2 of July of 2010 at 15:57

Has anyone used an epilator?? i've been getting waxed for years, but due to the recent relocation and sunny weather i have started shaving!! bad bad move! when hair grew in on my legs it used to be...

Zeeshan, friday 1-Sep-23 6 1,250
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Wedding
Rebekka, 27 of August of 2023 at 20:06

I have a wedding soon. That's why I want to do a matte pedicure. What design can you recommend me?

Chelci, thursday 31-Aug-23 35
laraluv42
What happens with strippers on stag nights?!
laraluv42, 20 of March of 2009 at 07:58

I had a conversation with h2b last night about his stag night & I hadn't thought before that his mates might get him a stripper. Now I'm really disturbed by the idea & can't stop thinking...

TONY, wednesday 30-Aug-23 57 54,552
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My best man got married without telling me
Jimmy, 16 of August of 2023 at 22:38

I’m getting married in 5 weeks time. My best man got married last wkd, without telling me anything about it. One of my ushers & wife were there for the celebrations. Both kept everything secret...

TONY, wednesday 30-Aug-23 2 115 1
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Amazing Ways to Measure Your Ring Size at Home!
Ivermectine, 17 of August of 2023 at 06:55

The best and most precise way to determine your ring size is with a measuring tape. Make sure to leave sufficient space for your knuckle to fit in order to achieve the best outcomes. Remember that...

TheresaRodriguez, saturday 26-Aug-23 34
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Theater groups
Hayley, 16 of August of 2023 at 20:10

Hey Does anyone know of any theater groups in the Exeter area that preform at weddings please ? I have no idea where to start Thank you in advance

Hayley, wednesday 16-Aug-23 6
Gryfon
My carpet is ruined! What can I do?
Gryfon, 10 of June of 2008 at 16:34

I might be going a bit OTT here but my new carpet (well free from someone new carpet) now has plaster splatters all over it ? Much as I'm grateful for them taking a window out and plastering around...

Marcela, wednesday 16-Aug-23 5 929
Leah
Anyone else planning a wedding later than they’d have liked?
Leah, 31 of July of 2023 at 20:36

A bit off topic and personal, but is anyone else in my situation where they’re planning a wedding at an age where they also want to plan a family? My fiancé and i have been engaged for 6 years, and...

AlexSpride, saturday 5-Aug-23 3 118
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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...

Lumiskins, wednesday 2-Aug-23 3 1,346
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Stocking fillers for men
, 3 of November of 2012 at 19:43

OH and I are doing each other stockings this year and evidently my offerings last year didn't hit the mark as lots of it never made it out of the sack! Any suggestions for good stocking fillers for...

Lord, wednesday 19-Jul-23 16 2,791
Lady Vixen
Latin translation
Lady Vixen, 12 of June of 2008 at 15:50

Can anyone tell me what Teneo Vestri Vox means? TIA

EarlPinion, tuesday 18-Jul-23 9 4,229
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Anyone know anything about lease cars - esp NHS?
Clairebecky, 25 of September of 2008 at 16:47

I've just found out I might be eligible to apply for a lease car through the NHS. Problem is I don't know whather it'll be worth it or not! It's so hard knowing what my business mileage will be - if...

Zeeshan, monday 17-Jul-23 7 17,053
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Has anyone ever claimed successfully on their pet insurance?
Boop, 14 of January of 2009 at 16:14

Having had Direct Line turn down a claim, More Than also refuse to pay out for bollocks reasons, this time Riley was insured with Pet Plan right from the start. They've just turned down our claim for...

Zamnacapital, thursday 6-Jul-23 17 3,778
Holey
Sunburn
Holey, 3 of June of 2013 at 15:05

I am sunburnt, badly from the top of my knees to my ankles. What can I do to relieve the pain? I can barely walk it kills! I've resorted to ibuprofen to try and take the edge off and am applying...

, thursday 22-Jun-23 13 934 1
Nature Bride
Housework and working full time.
Nature Bride, 26 of September of 2014 at 19:25

Hi all, I'm just wondering, and I'm sure it can't just be me, but how do those of you who work full time and your fiancees work full time manage your housekeeping? I am really struggling and it's...

Micky, wednesday 14-Jun-23 24 4,179
Gryfon
Do you have tinnitus?
Gryfon, 10 of September of 2008 at 10:56

I was just wondering how many other people actually get this. Mine is driving me nuts at the moment so I need to move and put the telly/radio on to mask it.

Alice, wednesday 31-May-23 22 1,577
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I can't hear! Ear candles/ear syringing?
, 13 of November of 2008 at 15:19

I think I need my ear syringed! I had it done once before and hated it - I passed out during it! But, my ear is really blocked and I can’t hear out of it! I tried to make an appointment to get it...

Digital, thursday 25-May-23 12 7,039
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what does cross network mean?
whitetiger@work, 29 of April of 2009 at 13:43

My new phone is coming tomorrow and it says 100mins inclusive - cross network. Does cross network mean I can call any network or does it mean something else? I'm worried now ☹️

Heritag, wednesday 17-May-23 6 7,837
Chickster
Mirena Coil - Having Horrible Side Effects :-( UPDATE
Chickster, 24 of March of 2013 at 16:59

I had a Mirena coil fitted on Wednesday and I have been having some pretty horrible side effects ever since. On Thursday I started suffering with waves of really crippling stomach cramps. They were so...

Michael, tuesday 9-May-23 18 6,962
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aita moh edition
Ellie, 3 of May of 2023 at 00:12

Hi all I’m in need of some advice here, I’m getting married next year and we have just starting planning. My best friend, who I have known for 16 years, is meant to be my MOH. Recently MOH met her...

Steve, friday 5-May-23 6 310
Knownowt
Photoshop and uploading to Photobox
Knownowt, 26 of May of 2008 at 06:18

I want to create a picture made up of 20 photos- 5 across, 4 down- then upload it onto Photobox or similar and order it as a mousemat. I haven't taken the 20 photos yet but tried making a mock-up...

Michael, friday 5-May-23 7 756
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Jury Service experiences... and High Court question
KTc, 21 of November of 2008 at 16:12

I'm starting jury service on Monday and wondered if anyone wanted to post their experiences of being on a jury? I've been told to take ample reading material as sitting around for ages is the norm....

MartinJN, thursday 4-May-23 8 2,315
DDiva
Anyone else having problems with Photobox ?
DDiva, 28 of September of 2008 at 19:27

Hi all am just uploading some photo's onto Photobox (virgin media one) but am having problems. It wont let me open a new album or order prints when i press the button i get an internet explorer...

Jamie, wednesday 3-May-23 2,206
AKWedding
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...

Moniquemo4, tuesday 2-May-23 9 1,613
(pf)
hoovering your mattress
(pf), 18 of June of 2009 at 12:22

I have just done this as im in a modd and i always go mad on cleaning when im like this BUT i have never done this before. have you ever done it? is it part of your cleaning routine? if you do how...

Helsenki, sunday 30-Apr-23 6 1,987
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Engagement
MrsM2B, 4 of April of 2023 at 10:24

So it’s been a year since my FH proposed and we’ve got 6 months to go until our wedding day. Seen a few old forums about engagements so thought I’d start one! How did you get engaged and send a...

MrsM2B, thursday 27-Apr-23 9 256
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Grandma's birthday
Rebekka, 23 of April of 2023 at 23:17

Hi all! My grandmother has a birthday soon, I want to surprise her, what do you think, what can I give her to make her smile even more

Chelci, monday 24-Apr-23 31
Sange!
Show me your wallpaper; go on!!
Sange!, 12 of December of 2013 at 17:57

We've only got one wall papered in our house and I've recently seen some nice papers on here when you've kindly flashed your houses. Show us what you've got!! Ours is this;

Andrej, monday 24-Apr-23 19 5,256
Bird.
Living Rooms - odd without a fireplace?
Bird., 19 of October of 2008 at 18:43

We're about to start decorating our living room. Currently it's cream painted walls, laminate floor, brown leather sofas. Like 90% of the living rooms in Britain at the moment? When we bought the...

Andrej, monday 24-Apr-23 15 17,140
Pina Colada
Anything can do to prevent odd airing cupboard smell tainting my towels?
Pina Colada, 1 of November of 2008 at 13:21

As title really? An odd smell penetrates our towels once they have been stored in the airing cupboard. Not sure if it's the wood that the shelves are made from or what but can't smell it when open the...

Charles, friday 21-Apr-23 5 9,668
muffins
wearing collars turned up?
muffins, 26 of May of 2009 at 18:44

Why?? I was watching something on TV and a man in his early twenties had a rugby shirt on with the collar turned up, and I wondered why? I can remember years and years ago this being a vauge fashion...

Sky, saturday 15-Apr-23 14 1,501

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