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  1. 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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  2. Vegetarian meal ideas
    Started by Scouseport 29/08/2012

    Hi guys, I'm off to stay at a relatives for 2 weeks to look after her cat whilst she goes on holiday, she is a vegetarian and I don't want to take any meat into her home. (except cat food obviously). :d I'm considering making me and my sister some vegetarian fajitas in pita bread and rice using...

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  3. 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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  4. Parcel scam...........
    Started by Birk Daley 21/11/2012

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

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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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    20/02/2015 12:38 PM
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  9. 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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    20/02/2015 12:34 PM
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  10. PC problem - can anyone help?
    Started by Midge 08/09/2012

    My computer has died - Boot error, unable to load. My problem is I have some important documents that I didn't have time to back up :( , does anyone know if there is a way to bypass the boot up to retrieve my documents??

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    20/02/2015 12:31 PM
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  11. Grapefruit Juice
    Started by ausard2 12/09/2012

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

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  12. Billy Joel....
    Started by Hammer 27/04/2013

    We didn't start the fire :cool:

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    10/12/2014 06:08 AM
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  13. 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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    12/11/2014 11:22 PM
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  14. 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. http://www.bbc.co.uk/science/ humanbody/body/interactives/se nseschallenge/senses.swf? Good luck!

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  15. 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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    25/10/2014 10:41 AM
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  16. 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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    29/07/2014 05:04 PM
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  17. 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 04:59 PM
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  18. Jimmy Albin (Ginger) (Bricklayer)
    Started by robroy 24/04/2014

    Does anyone have any information on Jimmy Albin from Preston he was well known in the Town and I believe passed away in Preston in 1984. Any information, photos, would be most welcomed Thank you, Rob:)

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    24/04/2014 08:52 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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    20/01/2014 02:01 PM
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  20. hitchhikers guide to the galaxy friday 25 th october
    Started by topcat1970 22/10/2013

    I have 4 tickets for this Friday at the Guild Hall for the Hitchhikers guide to the Galaxy show. I am unable to go due to just having a baby. £5.00 each.Thanks

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    22/10/2013 12:25 PM
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  21. 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 03:55 AM
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  22. Only in America (Gun Ownership)
    Started by *concerned* 18/12/2012

    I guess this 'photo project' about extremely armed Americans says it all ! http://funstuffcafe.com/extre mely-armed-americans-photo-pro ject-why-do-you-own-a-gun

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    18/07/2013 10:55 AM
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  23. [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 06:40 PM
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  24. News Local MP's meet with pm on UAE Typhoon deal
    Started by roving-eye 23/04/2013

    Local MP's Ben Wallace and Mark Menzies met with the Prime Minister on Monday to discuss the results of their recent meeting with the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi in UAE last month. The two Fylde Coast MP's had met with Crown Prince to discuss the potential of buying dozens of the Lancashire made...

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    23/04/2013 09:52 AM
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  25. 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 03:37 AM
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  26. 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 casino......music 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 05:37 AM
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  27. 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 10:43 AM
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  28. 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 04:42 AM
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  29. 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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    11/01/2013 09:31 AM
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  30. Coffin In An Elevator
    Started by Spookster 17/12/2012

    Jeremy Beadle would've loved this :d

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    17/12/2012 08:58 PM
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  31. Sport Preston 2-0 Gillingham
    Started by roving-eye 03/12/2012

    Image by: First half strikes from Jeffrey Monakana and Stuart Beavon were enough to put North End in the second round of the FA Cup. The Lilywhites put themselves in the...

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    03/12/2012 10:15 AM
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  32. 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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    23/11/2012 08:55 PM
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  33. Perceptions of Preston
    Started by laurenMMU 15/11/2012

    Hello, I am a marketing student from MMU university, and I am currently finding research for a place marketing assignment based around the city of Preston. I would appreciate any opinions on the perceptions of Preston whether from residents or visitors and if you would like to improve any...

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    19/11/2012 05:01 PM
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  34. Chidren in Need.
    Started by whiplash 16/11/2012

    Ann Widdecombe.was worth a tenner.:)

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    17/11/2012 01:34 AM
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  35. 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 03:33 PM
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  36. 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 02:21 PM
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  37. 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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    18/10/2012 10:43 AM
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  38. Serbia football brawl and racism
    Started by steve 17/10/2012

    This makes John Terry look like a saint, same for Luis Saurez, the scenes from the U21 match between Serbia and England. The pictures in this link do all the talking. ...

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    17/10/2012 11:57 PM
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  39. qmotoring.co.uk back up to date
    Started by steve 16/10/2012

    I know we did this before but this got lost in the conversion to qlocal. Now back at www.qmotoring.co.uk with daily news from the motoring press, reviews by Roger Blaxall, event information, and a chat section. Posts in that site are national and not just for Southport. Any feedback...

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    17/10/2012 02:42 PM
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  40. Those date older woman ads at the side.....
    Started by Kelpie 16/10/2012

    Are you sure they are females:gasp:gasp

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    16/10/2012 03:34 PM
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  41. Felix Baumgartner
    Started by Spookster 14/10/2012

    He's hoping to break the sound barrier today by jumping out of a balloon 23 miles up :cool: Press Play button to watch live ;)

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    15/10/2012 04:09 AM
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  42. QLocal Preston Trades
    Started by mattw 27/09/2012

    Check out our Trades section find all the businesses you need to make that dream extension or new build come true! http://www.qlocal.co.uk/prest on/trades

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    27/09/2012 05:52 PM
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  43. Red face Woodlands needs your vote!
    Started by ehope1 15/02/2012

    Woodlands Animal Sanctuary have recently been forced to close it's doors to new arrivals, due to an ongoing electrical problem. Without the electrics in full working order, Woodlands cannot heat the shelter - which so many vulnerable and injured animals rely on for survival! Woodlands have...

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    25/08/2012 06:18 PM
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  44. Looking for a local mobile dj for your party look no furthe
    Started by dj woz 21/08/2012

    Looking for a local mobile dj for your party look no further check my blog http://southport-party-disco-d j.blogspot.co.uk/ professional sound and light show 1 of the best in the area contact me for a quote 07979144115 thanks for looking see you on the dance floor

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    21/08/2012 05:39 PM
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  45. hello prestoner
    Started by Eric 29/06/2012

    hello prestoner

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    29/06/2012 03:37 PM
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  46. Making Coffee
    Started by Newshound01 11/01/2012

    How do you make a cup of coffee?? Me its coffee-water milk. Just had one made for me coffee -milk-water:confused: is there a difference?

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    07/04/2012 08:22 AM
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  47. Head Lice
    Started by Disturbed 24/01/2012

    head lice attacking the kids:confused::confused: tried all sorts of stuff any recommendations for getting rid of the blighter's??

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    05/04/2012 02:14 PM
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  48. Help with Maths
    Started by roving-eye 26/02/2012

    Sat here marking exam papers:):):) heated discussion to the answer to this question 20 - 12 ÷ 4 = I say the answer is 2 Teacher says 17 :mad:

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    03/04/2012 11:27 PM
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  49. Smile Leap Year Wedding Propasals
    Started by sea-salted 01/02/2012

    As 2012 is a leap year will any of the ladies on here be proposing to their man? Or did you propose in years gone by??

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    03/02/2012 02:39 AM
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  50. ''no guts no glory'' - rock night at the fleetwood hesketh southport
    Started by scarface 01/02/2012

    Just putting the word about, a rock night is starting at the fleetwood hesketh in marshside (fylde road) called NO GUTS NO GLORY. The first one is going to be on Friday 2nd March, 7pm till Late, you will start seeing the posters up everywhere soon, i will put one up on here too! Rock Dj playing non...

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    01/02/2012 06:30 PM
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  51. Self service till in supermarkets
    Started by Disturbed 05/12/2011

    what a waste of time always going wrong:mad: buy some beer red light flashes ..wait for assistant to verify your age ...buy some pills ..red light..buy some glue ..red light..does my head in :(:(

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    27/01/2012 12:26 PM
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  52. Mice
    Started by roving-eye 12/01/2012

    caught these two how do you know when they are gone for good???:confused:

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    25/01/2012 11:29 AM
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  53. Where is Winter??
    Started by sea-salted 10/01/2012

    So far 2 frosty mornings and a couple of hours of wet snow? What is going on ? Days are getting longer and spring is round the corner:)

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    24/01/2012 07:45 PM
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  54. Howling Gales
    Started by candid camera 04/01/2012

    the wind seems to have been blowing for weeks now....more windy than I can ever remember...what has happened to nice frosty mornings??

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    05/01/2012 12:26 PM
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  55. Manchester Christmas Markets
    Started by roving-eye 16/12/2011

    Has anybody been? Saw a advert on TV looks well good off there on Sunday ..any tips?:)

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    19/12/2011 09:11 PM
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  56. Breaking Wind
    Started by Newshound01 11/12/2011

    Have a new girlfriend and on Friday night we were cuddled up on the sofa under a blanket watching TV. I was desperate to far t :d Would this have been acceptable in a new relationship?:)

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    13/12/2011 11:16 PM
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  57. 3 weeks and counting
    Started by sea-salted 02/12/2011

    till the big day:) Shopping centres across the north west will be packed for the next three weekends long queues at the tills bad tempered people all over the place..dont you just love it??:rolleyes::rolleyes:

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    04/12/2011 05:24 PM
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  58. Worst day of the year
    Started by roving-eye 17/11/2011

    Has to be New Years Eve hate it

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    03/12/2011 09:01 AM
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  59. Best Day Of Your Life???
    Started by sea-salted 29/11/2011

    mine was the day the kids were born X 2:)

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    30/11/2011 10:09 PM
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  60. The M6 Motorway
    Started by candid camera 27/11/2011

    Off to Birmingham and back today ...I was thinking has the M6 got any pleasant bits?? Just mile after mile of tarmac:(

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    28/11/2011 11:16 PM
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  61. Telephones
    Started by sea-salted 22/11/2011

    As the majority of us have mobiles these days does anyone actually use a land line anymore..cant remember the last time i rang someone from the house phone??

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    28/11/2011 06:51 PM
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  62. Christmas Trees
    Started by candid camera 13/11/2011

    do you have a real one or a fake one??

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    27/11/2011 08:58 PM
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  63. Worst Place You Have ever Been?
    Started by Ryan 26/09/2011

    Whats the worst place you have ever been? I went to Fleetwood at the weekend awful place ..even worse than Blackpool. The main Street was Morbid. Depressing Place

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    25/11/2011 05:12 PM
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  64. First Christmas Together
    Started by Newshound01 09/11/2011

    First Christmas with new girlfriend what do I get her ? Nothing too expensive as funds dont run to that:(

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    24/11/2011 05:41 PM
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  65. Falling In Love
    Started by Newshound01 20/11/2011

    Being rather ancient what are the signs of falling in love with someone? Are there tell tale moments where you think hey this is good etc?:)

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    23/11/2011 12:05 PM
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  66. Personal Grooming Men Take Longer
    Started by candid camera 20/11/2011

    men spend more time getting ready to go out than women according to new research:confused: http://www.telegraph.co.uk/ne ws/newstopics/howaboutthat/890 2503/Men-spend-more-time-getti ng-ready-than-women-research-s hows.html

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    21/11/2011 03:08 PM
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  67. Whats the point of a dishwasher?
    Started by candid camera 10/11/2011

    been at my friends for a meal she washes the dishes under the tap then puts them in the dishwasher:confused: whats the point ? I wash mine the same way but have no washer..waste of water:mad:

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    18/11/2011 01:43 AM
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  68. Marriage
    Started by sea-salted 16/11/2011

    would you get married again in your 50s?..will it work..have you done it:)

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    18/11/2011 01:03 AM
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  69. Best Date youve been on??
    Started by candid camera 28/10/2011

    out of the blue she rang up fancy a coffee in town? me all scruffy ..her no make up best 2 hours in a long time:)

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    14/11/2011 05:37 PM
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  70. Smell of Paint
    Started by sea-salted 09/11/2011

    whats the best way to get rid of the smell of gloss paint:)?

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    10/11/2011 05:48 AM
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  71. Pyjamas in the street
    Started by Disturbed 03/11/2011

    on the way to work this morning I saw two women walking down the street wearing their pyjamas..what tramps:gasp

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    09/11/2011 11:07 AM
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  72. Decorating
    Started by candid camera 06/11/2011

    Effing hate it the most boring job in the world the more I paint the more it runs off the walls ...what am doing wrong:confused:

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    07/11/2011 09:19 PM
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