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  1. laptop won't start because of chipset problem
    Started by JosephGalvan 08/05/2018

    Hi, My laptop is Asus. one day it won't turn on even when I connect it to the charger. the indicator lamp for charging is turned on but it still won't start. i went to engineer and he said my laptop have chipset problem and he can't fix it. he also said that my laptop probably got into contact...

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  2. Kitty's Wood vanished along with Pat Regan.
    Started by roving-eye 25/06/2017

    Something strange about Kitty's Wood in Ainsdale and the Pat Regan posts. All the threads on his facebook page..twitter and his blog have vanished. Google just throws up the links then a 404 error. Weird indeed seeing the amount of crap that has been posted recently

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    12/07/2018 07:42 PM
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  3. British Mouthorgans ltd 1950
    Started by jcharmonicas 07/07/2018

    Hi. Im researching for a magazine article into a very little known southport company British Mouthorgans limited from 1948 -1950s . I have one of their mouthorgans and on the box it states Southport. I did hear that the Todd factory that made Roddy dolls also made harmonicas so there may be a link...

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    07/07/2018 08:13 AM
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  4. Irrational Fears.. What is yours?
    Started by Amavi 09/10/2012

    What is everyone's irrational fear? Mine is Moths and butterflies. I cannot explain why but I have on various occasions attempted to overcome this at Chester Zoo in their butterfly garden, I never got past the second doorway. I certainly won't forget the size of the moth that flew at me at work...

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    22/06/2018 08:05 AM
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  5. Health Convalescence hospital Hawkshead St Southport
    Started by scousecarol 10/06/2018

    Hi I’m wondering if anybody on here knows anybody who was in this hospital, I was there around 1965 there was a lady named Hayley on here a few years ago asking about the medical records, if you’re reading this can you contact me please? I’m trying to find my records too. Thanks scousecarol x

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    10/06/2018 08:03 PM
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  6. Hi
    Started by ingridcarley 19/02/2018

    Hi, Everyone. I am new here

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    20/04/2018 11:45 AM
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  7. Jim Bowen has died
    Started by roving-eye 14/03/2018

    Broadcaster and comedian Jim Bowen, best known for hosting darts-based game show Bullseye in the 1980s and '90s, has died at the age of 80. His wife Phyllis confirmed the news to BBC Radio Lancashire. The former deputy headmaster, who lived in North Lancashire, began his career as a stand-up...

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    18/04/2018 11:09 AM
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  8. The internet is becoming increasingly useless.
    Started by JohnHale 18/04/2018

    Hello, But I remember a time when 90% of sites weren't "fake" - existing only to get you to install malware, or just wanting you to land on their page for a couple seconds for advertising revenue. And the number of these sites - but more importantly their percentage of the total, seems to be...

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    18/04/2018 10:50 AM
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  9. What programme would you like to return to our screens???
    Started by Razzle 15/11/2012

    personally, mine would be Brookside, without a doubt!! Would be great for it to be shown on CH4 for an hour or so each night!! Right from the very beginning with the Grants and the Corkhills. Would be interesting to see all the bad hairstyles/clothes that we remember from the 80's! (but...

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    06/04/2018 01:23 PM
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  10. Looking for GCSE Maths Exam Board - Southport College Night School 1990 - 1992
    Started by Marie45 28/03/2018

    Trying to trace the exam board used for Maths GCSE exam taken at Southport College Night School 1990,1991 or 1992. Classes were in a mobile in the old car park, but Southport College say they have no record, need help to identify the exam board. Thanks in advance for responses.

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    28/03/2018 05:43 PM
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  11. Sister Susie Singing Songs For Soldiers
    Started by Nomad 07/10/2012

    I was reading the other day that Gareth Malone wants to take the idea of choirs of military wives around the world. I can't wait to see the programme when he suggests it to the Taliban.

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    05/03/2018 12:09 PM
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  12. Where have all the postings gone?
    Started by said 21/02/2018

    Has someone deleted all the posts? Or is someone nostalgic for yesteryear?

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    21/02/2018 01:07 PM
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  13. First Utility launches UKs cheapest energy tariff with no fixed term
    Started by moneypenny 18/07/2013

    New tariff available exclusively through First Utility’s new website. London (PRWEB UK) 28 June 2013 First Utility, the UK’s largest independent energy supplier, has today launched the cheapest energy deal currently on the market with no fixed term.* The new variable iSave v16 tariff is...

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    21/02/2018 01:05 PM
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  14. Police taser blind man in Chorley
    Started by steve 17/10/2012

    Heard this on the radio before and thought it was unbelievable. Ok, there was report of someone wielding a samurai type sword in Chorley town centre, but then to taser a 61 year old, almost blind person with a white stick who was walking at a snails pace is beyond belief. Article here...

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    31/01/2018 06:29 AM
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  15. My house alarm is knackered
    Started by roving-eye 20/11/2017

    can anybody recommend a house alarm fitter please? thanks in advance

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    20/11/2017 09:11 PM
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  16. Lets have a bit of fun.
    Started by Alikado 27/08/2012

    A guy goes to the doctor suffering from inexplicable but excruciating headaches. "Do you smoke?" says the doctor. "No." "Do you drink alcohol?" "No."

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    20/11/2017 03:24 PM
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  17. Oh if only
    Started by Tilly W 11/10/2012

    Hmmmmmm, if only this were true :( Microsoft Online Award Suite 7, 415 Bow Road, Docklands, London. United Kingdom. Attn: Esteemed Bearer We happily announce to you the draw of the Sweepstake Lottery International

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    09/11/2017 02:34 PM
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  18. Inflation
    Started by desiree111 19/10/2012

    There is nothing that describes inflation more than those big bags of crisps that you can buy practically everywhere. A lovely large bag that you open up to find loads of air and contents equal to those a small bag used to be!

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    30/08/2017 12:45 PM
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  19. Is Our Weather Getting Worse?
    Started by The PNP 11/12/2012

    2012 a 'freak' year weatherwise - or is it what's around the corner in the future? :eek: Channel 4 at 8pm (Channel 4+1 at 9pm)

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    30/08/2017 06:17 AM
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  20. Scottish independence?
    Started by daviebaby 17/10/2012

    Heard a rumour that if Scotland gains its independence, all Scots may be forced to return back home across the border to support the economy, My poor Wife, I'm gonna miss her . . . .

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    17/08/2017 02:19 PM
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  21. Stolen Bike from Costa on Liverpool Road
    Started by Pholix 14/08/2017

    My teenage sons bike was stolen from Costa on Liverpool Road this afternoon, the incident has been reported to the police. Its a very expensive Grey and Orange "Trek" bike the model of the bike is called "Marin" Please could anyone who has information to come forward... My teenage son...

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    14/08/2017 06:14 PM
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  22. Smile New friends in southport area :)
    Started by working mummy 02/06/2017

    Hi everyone :) looking to make some new friends. I'm 30, I'm a working mum, have 3 children. Moved back here year ago after my violent ex. Happily engaged now so only looking for female friends. Be nice to hear back from someone looking for the same x

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    02/06/2017 04:49 PM
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  23. Established band seek a Cellist / Upright bass player (electric bass considered).
    Started by PCrow 27/01/2017

    Southport based Earth Rustlers are seeking a competent and committed cellist or upright bass player (electric bass players will also be considered) who can sing backing vocals. We have a raft of exciting new material to work on a second album later in the year and will be planning to play a number...

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    27/01/2017 04:13 PM
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  24. Ignore.
    Started by anon56789 17/01/2017

    Admin please delete, posted wrong forum.

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    17/01/2017 06:10 PM
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  25. Leyland Titan Open Top Bus Ex Southport Corporation 43
    Started by Spannernut 19/12/2016

    I am part of a group of members at the North West Museum of Transport based in St. Helens. We are at present restoring this 1934 open top bus which was owned an operated by Southport Corporation Transport until disposal in 1964. Has anyone on here got any information such as photos or any...

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    19/12/2016 06:54 PM
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  26. Jim MacGuiness Past Captain & Boy`s Brigade Officer of the 7th ,9th, & 12th Companies
    Started by Garth1 27/04/2016

    Jim now 88 yrs old has been poorly for a little while and today is to be admitted to Ascot Lodge Nursing Home , 38 Chambres Rd . Southport .

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    19/12/2016 06:39 PM
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  27. Moving to southport
    Started by Lisa lavo 17/11/2016

    Hi wonder if anyone could help we currently rent in Formby but our thinking about buying in southport we like the house in Sussex road could anyone tell me what this parts ice is it ok to live Tia x

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    17/11/2016 01:28 PM
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  28. Parcel scam...........
    Started by Birk Daley 21/11/2012

    Seen this on Facebook peeps so just be aware....:)

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    14/10/2016 09:26 PM
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  29. Window Cleaning - How Often?
    Started by steve 17/10/2012

    We have our windows cleaned once a month. How often do people have their cleaned? Just wondering.

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    07/10/2016 07:00 AM
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  30. 4 Man Seniors event Southport & Ainsdale 2 Free Places
    Started by Tempsey 15/09/2016

    Hi All I have entered a team for the Seniors ( over 55 years old ) 4 man team 2 scores to count on Monday 19th September tee off 9.30am. We have 2 members unable to play so looking for 2 players with official congu handicaps to play in our team entry fee already paid so a free game at...

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    15/09/2016 11:21 PM
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  31. Missing Cat - Ainsdale
    Started by CatMissing 11/09/2016

    This cat is missing from Ainsdale (St Thomas More Drive area). She is a brown, scruffy cat that had been brought here to get her tatty fur trimmed (owner is unable to look after her properly due to ill health). She jumped over the fence yesterday afternoon (Saturday 10 Sept.). If anyone has seen...

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    11/09/2016 09:07 PM
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  32. TV programmes filmed in Southport
    Started by Wolflimedberry 25/08/2016

    Does anyone remember a TV series set in Southport / Birkdale / Hillside area in the late 80s or early 90s? It's driving me mad! What other TV programmes and films have used Southport?

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    25/08/2016 09:39 PM
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  33. Post Paid Environmental Traineeship
    Started by Wild Talent 05/07/2016

    Do you love wildlife and working outdoors? Are you practically minded and willing to learn new skills? Apply for this exciting paid Wild Talent Traineeship with London Wildlife Trust's. We would like local people to apply. It is a very simple and quick application form, quick deadline closes...

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    05/07/2016 10:42 AM
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  34. Has anyone Lost a Green Parrot
    Started by twix 20/06/2016

    Does anyone know of anyone who has lost a green parrot in the Marshside Road area ? One was perched on our roof, but wouldn't come down for us. It has now flown off in the direction of the RSPB reserve .... but probably only a few gardens away......we are across from Stanley High School on...

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    20/06/2016 10:44 AM
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  35. does anyone remember the record supermarket eastbank street 70s to early 80s
    Started by Hazza 23/04/2016

    I have more information if anyone is intersted

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    23/04/2016 08:04 AM
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  36. John Durkin Sentenced
    Started by Jhope 22/04/2016

    Durkin got 16years for abusing his victims , good to see justice prevailed. Read it on the visiter online will also be printed next wk

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    22/04/2016 02:46 PM
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  37. Kind help needed for family tree please!
    Started by Shirley Barber 05/04/2016

    I am looking for any kind person who can help my 80 year old mum with her family tree search. Mum went to visit a relative at 32 Marden Road, Whitley Bay around 1943. We live in Norfolk so wondered if any one would be so kind as to help us with our quest? We would be very grateful for any help!

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    05/04/2016 07:05 PM
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  38. Channel 5 Property Series Needs You!
    Started by Laura Neal 30/03/2016

    Hello, I hope you don’t mind me posting in your group! I work at Boundless Productions - we make programmes such as Grand Designs and Escape to the Country. We’re going to be filming an episode of a property makeover series for Channel 5, in Southport next week – and we’re looking for potential...

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    30/03/2016 06:23 PM
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  39. Smile Supporting Cancer Research UK
    Started by Dylan_Charles 09/03/2016

    Im a 17 year old college student who is putting out the awareness of cancer by dying my hair pink. I have set up donation pages where you can donate money to the people who are saving lives. If you want to be a part of saving someones life then go to an-Loxton2017 and...

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    09/03/2016 11:17 PM
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  40. ***** reward *****
    Started by colgoldlyn77 07/03/2016

    Spent a lovely weekend in Cirencester, unfortunately I have lost a chain and a silver ring ( Blue stone and crystal ) they were both together, this is very very sentimental to me. I think I lost it outside Barclays (Market Place), if anyone has found this please could you call me, it was my...

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    07/03/2016 11:56 AM
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  41. crash
    Started by danni19840 15/04/2014

    Anyone see the car crash on Cambridge rd this afternoon? The driver drove off!? I was a witness

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    01/03/2016 09:57 AM
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  42. 12 month loans available with immoderate curiosity
    Started by rayasmith16 09/02/2016

    Are you influenced by the use of the stress of fiscal issues? Fiscal issues are very typical at the moment .To make money yet again on reveal aid is required .Managing our possess debt is regularly not an priceless organization and support of skilled persona very so much in want on the 2nd . 12...

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    09/02/2016 07:09 AM
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  43. Raw fed dogs
    Started by Wolflore 27/09/2015

    Should dogs be fed raw meat

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    27/09/2015 02:30 PM
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  44. Checking the site you are on. Qlocal or Southport.GB
    Started by theantiquesman 20/09/2015

    I am logged in on Qlocal but not logged in on Southport.GB I thought they were the same site.

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    20/09/2015 12:32 PM
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  45. stolen bikes
    Started by ericonhisbike 05/09/2015

    At 6.55 am this morning, a man climbed over our back wall and stole 2 bikes by unbolting our side gate and walking out on to Alma road and then, riding one while pushing the other, proceeded along Liverpool Road. An alert gentleman caught him on camera, thinking he looked suspicious. He appears to...

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    05/09/2015 07:41 PM
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  46. Worthing residents required for research
    Started by Research202 21/08/2015

    Dear Worthing residents I'm working on behalf of the Financial Conduct Authority who are conducting a some research among Worthing residents. The aim of the research is to make sure that people are treated fairly by financial institutions. They do a lot of research with people that they...

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    21/08/2015 05:52 PM
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  47. this is what happened to me
    Started by jeansson 25/06/2015

    Telephone: 07580031456 Message: dear sir, , after the death of my 4 brothers,my two sisters,my son,and my parents i decided to return to st leonards on sea near hastings where i worked 40 years ago,i applied for a flat and went to see a place in st leonards and was asked to take with...

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    20/08/2015 02:52 AM
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  48. Exclamation Loud (and long) female scream around the castle walk area
    Started by ray-j-17 20/08/2015

    In the early hours of yesterday morning (19/8/15) I heard a very loud and long female scream. It lasted around 3-5 seconds and was in the castle walk area... It will have been sometime between 0:00 and 5:00am yesterday morning. It was accompanied by what sounded like van doors... Does anyone have...

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    20/08/2015 02:47 AM
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  49. VJ Day
    Started by Fourbrick3 10/08/2015

    As there is no official celebration of VJ Day in Southport,(apparently the Council don't have the money to spend,) there will be a small Remberance presence (not a church service) in the memorial Gardens alongside the cenotaph at 11 am. on Saturday 15th August, to remember the forgotten Burma...

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    10/08/2015 06:58 PM
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  50. Summer Holidays
    Started by richardjowen 03/08/2015

    I have happy memories of childhood holidays in Southport in the late 1950'a early 1960's. We stayed in a guesthouse at 18 Bath Street called York Villas. It was run by a family who I think were named 'Shorter'. They had a number of children. I wonder if any members of that family are still around?...

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    03/08/2015 02:18 PM
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  51. Talking WANTED Solar Panels
    Started by Lyndsey Lomax 13/07/2015

    Hi, I was looking at getting Solar Panels for my home I live in Southport. I am really looking into which company to go with, but would like to be able to trust the salesmen who I will be dealing with. I was wondering if any of you could recommend someone. Thanks alot. Lyndsey

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    13/07/2015 12:36 PM
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  52. Rooney Hair
    Started by whiplash 12/10/2012

    Just watched him being interveiwed, Christ they should have taken it off his chest.

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    03/04/2015 11:07 AM
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  53. Wedding Present Dilemma?
    Started by kate1970 21/10/2012

    My brother was invited to a wedding reception on Friday night, he accepetd, however, he was unable to go. He was asking me the 'etiqutte' re a present, as he had'nt got round to buying one, does he still buy the couple a present ( as he was initially goin to the reception), or does he just 'leave...

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    26/01/2015 10:43 AM
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  54. Grapefruit Juice
    Started by ausard2 12/09/2012

    Is there a reason why Grapefruice Juice has disappeared from supermarkets?

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    26/01/2015 10:05 AM
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  55. Billy Joel....
    Started by Hammer 27/04/2013

    We didn't start the fire :cool:

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    10/12/2014 05:08 AM
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  56. Collectibles
    Started by hettyketty 19/08/2012

    Do you collect? What do you collect? Why do you collect? Oh dear sounds like an interigation:gasp:) If I see a nice money box, mostly in charity shops I have to buy it. Why? I don't know, to sit there almost empty!:d I also collect antique tiles, fire surround ones mostly. I like the designs...

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    12/05/2014 03:59 PM
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  57. Senses Challenge
    Started by Styx 14/10/2012

    TEST YOUR NEUROLOGICAL SKILLS. You are not expected to pass this test and you will not. Not many can. This quiz includes 20 timed questions. humanbody/body/interactives/se nseschallenge/senses.swf? Good luck!

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    11/09/2013 08:25 AM
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  58. Israel/Palestine
    Started by Chas King 16/11/2012

    What are peoples' opinions on what is going on in Israel and Palestine at this moment in time. I find it all very depressing !

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    09/09/2013 02:55 AM
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  59. Only in America (Gun Ownership)
    Started by *concerned* 18/12/2012

    I guess this 'photo project' about extremely armed Americans says it all ! mely-armed-americans-photo-pro ject-why-do-you-own-a-gun

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    18/07/2013 09:55 AM
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  60. freedom of the press
    Started by rosi 25/11/2012

    what do people think.where do you draw the line?i want freedom of the press.tittle tackle tho can ruin peoples lives.i see the government is looking into this.where do we draw the line??

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    11/06/2013 12:17 PM
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  61. [2013/04/24]Debenhams, 10% off orders and Free Delivery
    Started by editor 17/04/2013

    Debenhams, 10% off orders and Free Delivery Debenhams 10% off orders and Free Delivery Includes New Season and Items in the Up to 70% off Final Clearance Enter following code at checkout

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    23/04/2013 05:40 PM
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  62. Larry Hagman aka JR Ewing has died
    Started by Spookster 24/11/2012

    What a loss :( It was great to see him in the last series of Dallas.

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    17/04/2013 02:37 AM
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  63. bbc2 11.35 tonight soulboy the movie
    Started by Eric FO 01/09/2012

    northern soul film about a young stoke lad who starts going to wigan not bad ,but the film is really bad :eek::, never saw things at the casino when i went that happen in the film.....wont be watching it again..:blush:blush:blush

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    16/04/2013 04:37 AM
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  64. Eric Bristow
    Started by Midnight 22/11/2012

    If he can't score 180 anymore he has a new career in stand-up:d:d

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    07/04/2013 09:43 AM
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  65. Sports Personality Prediction
    Started by xroads 27/11/2012

    The BBC Sports Personality of the Year is coming up on Dec 16th and the short list of 12 sports persons has been announced. It's a very strong list this year with so many great performances. Let's see if anyone can predict the top three! Here are the shortlisted final twelve: Bradley...

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    25/01/2013 03:42 AM
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  66. Coffin In An Elevator
    Started by Spookster 17/12/2012

    Jeremy Beadle would've loved this :d

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    17/12/2012 07:58 PM
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  67. BBC Sports Personality of the Year
    Started by steve 16/12/2012

    12 sports people, odds on favourite at bookies is Bradley Wiggins which I wouldn't argue about, but this year, and those 12, should make an exception and make them all joint winners. Surely the greatest year in UK sports history.

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    16/12/2012 07:25 PM
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  68. TV Licence
    Started by hammerhead8370 13/12/2012

    I have been watching a lot of videos on Youtube and reading a lot of information on various websites regarding the legality of the TV licence and I just wondered if anybody has stopped paying for their TV licence on principle or simply because they don't feel obliged to. After recent events,...

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    14/12/2012 10:53 AM
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  69. Chidren in Need.
    Started by whiplash 16/11/2012

    Ann Widdecombe.was worth a tenner.:)

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    17/11/2012 12:34 AM
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  70. HTC Desire battery problem
    Started by BasilCat 20/10/2012

    Hi there, Has anyone had any problems charging their HTC battery? I don't know if the battery is faulty or if its my charger thats not right. But my phone won't charge up properly. The battery indicator tells me the phone is half charged up then without warning, even when the phone is still...

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    22/10/2012 12:48 AM
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  71. shingles
    Started by sunny days 19/10/2012

    Anyone out there with good advice for pain relief, the rash etc has responded well to specific treatment, but the pain continues seemingly untouched by various medications.

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    21/10/2012 02:33 PM
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  72. More Freeview channel changes..
    Started by Stupot 12/10/2012

    Next Wednesday, October 17, Freeview will be making more changes to the channel listings for Freeview TVs, set top boxes and PVRs. After lunchtime on this date Freeview viewers are advised to check if their equipment has already adopted these changes or if they need to retune their...

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    18/10/2012 01:21 PM
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