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    I wouldn't say that makes you any more or any...

    I wouldn't say that makes you any more or any less likely to be burgled Margaret. Fences are easy to scale and most are actually quite insecure. Whilst those panels can be lifted out, it's a two man...
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    As long as the spacing between the posts is...

    As long as the spacing between the posts is right, they're good. But if the spacing is too wide they can spring out in a wind. The posts also need to be 'planted' properly to prevent movement, but...
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    I hope it's properly re-instated and put to good...

    I hope it's properly re-instated and put to good community use. I used to have an office just across the road from there, it's a lovely place. I also used to occasionally use the pub that was...
  4. Sadly Lex, that usually happens. I wonder if...

    Sadly Lex, that usually happens. I wonder if after stabilisation they can pursue the owner for costs and ensuring the building is kept up to scratch?
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    We mix paper/cardboard, tin and plastics....

    We mix paper/cardboard, tin and plastics. Interestingly, until quite recently we couldn't put butter/margarine tubs in the re-cycling bin.
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    Lineage

    Lineage
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    I think facebook is going to destroy itself. Far...

    I think facebook is going to destroy itself. Far too many regular users are ending up in facebook 'jail'
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    Having travelled on Virgin trains, I can't say...

    Having travelled on Virgin trains, I can't say I've ever been overly impressed. Too many people crammed in without seats is not (IMO) a good businerss model
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    Sounds good

    Sounds good
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    Breed

    Breed
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    Last night we'd got pork steaks but couldn't...

    Last night we'd got pork steaks but couldn't decide what to have with them. I suggested I do pasta and mushroom sauce. Mrs R pulled a face and complained that she didn't like pasta, but agreed to me...
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    Today (for the 3rd day running) they are still at...

    Today (for the 3rd day running) they are still at work, but have not been so considerate in their parking. I entered the road to find a bus stuck struggling to get through the gap that they'd left....
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    Hasn't Stratford got enough hotels?

    Hasn't Stratford got enough hotels?
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    Lift

    Lift
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    Old aircraft electrician's trick. Beats threading...

    Old aircraft electrician's trick. Beats threading draw wires through each time, especially when you are on piece work!
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    Sand

    Sand
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    That makes two of us Lex. There are so many...

    That makes two of us Lex.

    There are so many things around us that we simply don't realise how important they were in times gone by. History can be such a fascinating subject, but it was ruined...
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    That's a nice looking standard lamp. As long...

    That's a nice looking standard lamp.

    As long as the flex is in good condition Margaret, I see no reason why you shouldn't use it. It looks to be a relatively modern flex covered in plastic rather...
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    I've just got home from the shopping run. From...

    I've just got home from the shopping run. From the drive to the front door is no more than 30 yards. - I got absolutely soaked through!
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    I'm incredibly squeamish Margaret. Everyone said...

    I'm incredibly squeamish Margaret. Everyone said I'd never be able to use contact lenses, but a did for quite a few years. I also hate having my eyes tested!
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    I bought our last two sofas from Wayfair...

    I bought our last two sofas from Wayfair Margaret. To be honest, I've no complaints, I got what I consider to be fair value for money. I refuse to buy expensive stuff with Mrs R having animals jump...
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    Just walked the dog and I'm pleased to say that...

    Just walked the dog and I'm pleased to say that they seem to have parked their vehicles much more considerately today. ;)
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    Mirage

    Mirage
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    Open Reach's subbies (Morrisons) got rather upset...

    Open Reach's subbies (Morrisons) got rather upset with me today. They had created a massive problem and I only asked them if they were employed by 'arseholes R us'. They got even more upset as I...
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    Shame as an open air pool is great on nice hot...

    Shame as an open air pool is great on nice hot days.
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