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  1. Lazy Sod

    Card Fraud

    Mrs. LS and I have a private joint current account with LLoyds Bank for domestic purposes. A few days ago we had an automated message from the bank's fraud department to say that they thought that my wife's debit card may have been used fraudulently. Because of the current situation with me...
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    Open Office Writer

    I have a document written in Writer which had some figures in a table. Wanting to get rid of the table, I have rewritten the figures outside of the grid and deleted the ones within it. Does anyone know how I can get rid of the empty grid?
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    How Many People Who Die Of C19 Will You Know?

    Second one for me today. Bill Singer farmed near Westbury in Wiltshire. He was an old friend fom my YFC days, an usher at my first wedding 50 years ago. Regretfully, I hadn't seen him for a long time.
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    Brother in law, who lives in the Surrey suberbs, has told us that the woman in the house next door has the virus. Her daughter's boyfriend had been staying there but has now gone elsewhere and her husband still goes out and about!
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    Government Food Parcels

    I am in the high risk group because of my age and my respiratory condition and as such, I am supposed to be shielding myself from anyone else in the house. This of course is totally impractical, so we are doing what we can. I stay within the boundary of my property which is no great hardship at...
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    April Fools

    Have there been any?
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    MOTs Extended

    MOTs that fall due on or after the 30th of March have been extended for 6 months from the date of expiry.
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    Payment For Groceries Etc

    If people in isolation are having food delivered to them by voluntiers rather than by friends, by what method are they going to pay? Their cash won't last for ever.
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    Old McDonald

    @Old McDonald How are you doing out in Portugal?
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    Is It Time To Ban Maize

    Given the soil structure damage caused by maize harvesting in a wet season and the soil erosion during the following winter months, is it time to consider banning maize growing? Discuss.
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    Downloading Emails for Windows Live Mail

    Going back as far as the early years of this century, I was having my landline and internet with Wanadoo and had a Wanadoo email address. Over time, Wanadoo became Orange and that became EE, but I still retained the Wanadoo address. By 2017, I was using Windows Live Mail and then, EE decided...
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    Smart Motorways

    I've never driven on one. Fortunately my lifestyle and location means that I don't have to. I always thought that they were a stupid idea.
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    The Stonehenge Tunnel

    What are the opinions of the members of the forum who have some knowledge of the Stonehenge Tunnel , projected to cost £2 billion? Dealing with the traffic bottleneck past Stonehenge is essential, but the tunnel proposal brings sledgehammers and nuts to mind. Far better surely to duel the...
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    Microsoft Password

    A few days ago, I preparation for changing from Windows 7 to 10, I bought a genuine 10 cd, and got out my old laptop that I haven't used for a year or 2 to give it a try before changing my main desktop, and the laptop wouldn't let me in to 7 without a password. The thing is that I've never had...
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    A new way of looking at expenditure

    My sister in law recounted a conversation that she had with somebody who was complaining about having to spend £1000 on something. S.I.L. told her not to worry about it as it was only a week in a care home.
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    Light Tubes

    Has anyone have any experience of light tubes? I have an en suite shower room without a window. The roof is supported on gang nailed roof trusses, so a tube would have to fit between them.
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    Replacement Conseratory Roofs

    Have any members had their plastic roof panels replaced with Green Space insulated ones?
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    Horse Direct Drilling

    I was listening to Gardener's Question Time on the radio and someone was asking about preserving wildlife whilst tidying up their allotment, as requested by the allotment association. A panel member stated that he had a friend who farmed 100 Ha in the south of France. He does everything with...
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    Silicone Type Sealants in Small Quantities.

    Occasionally I need to seal something up but always seem to find that tube of sealant in my mastic gun has gone off, no matter how much I tried to block the nozzle the last time that I used it. Does anybody know of anything suitable available in a toothpaste type tube?
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    Thompson Broadbent

    Anyone had any dealing with the firm of agents, Thompson Broadbent? They've been send me letters for years offering to obtain a capitalisation of my wayleave from SSE for a single span of 11,000v powerline. The line just clips the corner of my garden and adjoining paddock. The supporting...

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