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Forum: Advice 12-07-2015, 21:47
Replies: 21
Views: 2,255
Posted By Clunk
What about colouring around the buttons, rather...

What about colouring around the buttons, rather than the rubber buttons themselves. Perhaps red round the record button and green round the play button you could then stick a normal label on the back...
Forum: General Discussion 14-03-2015, 22:09
Replies: 53
Views: 2,169
Posted By Clunk
Double edged sword I think. I always got on with...

Double edged sword I think. I always got on with my parents though, as I am sure is true for most people, they could 'do my head in' at times. 12 years ago I moved away (about 200 miles). I guess...
Forum: General Discussion 14-03-2015, 21:41
Replies: 20
Views: 780
Posted By Clunk
Surely then they would be the I-lumminati ???

Surely then they would be the I-lumminati ???
Forum: Advice 26-02-2015, 23:21
Replies: 11
Views: 844
Posted By Clunk
Magnums - I am very 'heavy footed', so shoes...

Magnums - I am very 'heavy footed', so shoes never last long... normally.

In the last 3 years I have got through just 2 pairs of Magnum boots... actually there was plenty of life left in the first...
Forum: General Discussion 21-10-2014, 19:29
Replies: 46
Views: 1,672
Posted By Clunk
It is what they do in the British Legion (don't...

It is what they do in the British Legion (don't know if it is everywhere but has been the way in the two places I have been). Single queue - then take your place to be served.

I must admit it seems...
Forum: General Discussion 20-06-2014, 03:07
Replies: 13
Views: 539
Posted By Clunk
Remote cottage - with a patio/outside area. The...

Remote cottage - with a patio/outside area. The sun is setting over the hills and we (me and him) are drinking wine and chatting. The logs on the fire are crackling as they break apart in the bottom...
Forum: General Discussion 20-06-2014, 01:46
Replies: 67
Views: 5,292
Posted By Clunk
Ha Ha - you would be shot (with a gun costing a...

Ha Ha - you would be shot (with a gun costing a pound) for muddling those names up, by their relative owners.

One of the great beauties of both B&M and Home Bargains is that they are not restricted...
Forum: Advice 14-06-2014, 23:56
Replies: 12
Views: 1,161
Posted By Clunk
It really does - thank you. I will look into what...

It really does - thank you. I will look into what they offer.
Forum: Advice 14-06-2014, 23:22
Replies: 12
Views: 1,161
Posted By Clunk
Thank you all for your replies and suggestions -...

Thank you all for your replies and suggestions - they have really been helpful.

I have spoken to Mum and Dad about this sort of service and, very pleasingly, they are both on board and like the...
Forum: Advice 14-06-2014, 02:48
Replies: 12
Views: 1,161
Posted By Clunk
I suspect there probably is - if it was...

I suspect there probably is - if it was available.

Some of the sites I had found offered a 999 or call a relative service, but that is not always needed (in the case of 999) or, harsh as it sounds,...
Forum: Advice 14-06-2014, 02:22
Replies: 12
Views: 1,161
Posted By Clunk
Thank you - I will look at all these links, even...

Thank you - I will look at all these links, even if they just provide further links or ideas for what else I can search for.

I have yet to 'sell' this whole idea to Mum and Dad, so anything that...
Forum: Advice 14-06-2014, 01:13
Replies: 12
Views: 1,161
Posted By Clunk
Warden Call Out Services

This may be a long shot, or I may just get a 'let me google that for you' reply - which would help as I have tried but am getting nowhere.

I will try and keep this brief - my ageing parents are...
Forum: Advice 25-05-2014, 23:44
Replies: 19
Views: 1,449
Posted By Clunk
OK - don't take this offensive (I am on the wider...

OK - don't take this offensive (I am on the wider side of plump).

As has been intimated, 50's clothes do not fit a larger frame - so go for comedy value - cross dress. Girls go as 50's boys, boys...
Forum: General Discussion 25-05-2014, 18:09
Replies: 185
Views: 11,946
Posted By Clunk
I appreciate your work Mr B !!! :D:D Oh - and...

I appreciate your work Mr B !!! :D:D

Oh - and there have been some fascinating 'revelations' in this thread - you know, a few 'I have to check that on a map...' moments.

Really interesting......
Forum: Advice 14-05-2014, 09:30
Replies: 5
Views: 352
Posted By Clunk
I stayed at Hotel Niky a few years ago. The hotel...

I stayed at Hotel Niky a few years ago. The hotel is quite basic, but is very clean, very central, has pleasant and helpful staff and offers a nice breakfast selection.

I would certainly be happy...
Forum: Advice 03-01-2014, 04:33
Replies: 45
Views: 3,105
Posted By Clunk
It is very good advice actually - I am not...

It is very good advice actually -

I am not trying to make the OP 'feel better' - and unlike some, I am not trying to make him feel like there is no hope.

The advice to be YOU, to be who YOU are is...
Forum: Advice 02-01-2014, 23:06
Replies: 45
Views: 3,105
Posted By Clunk
I suppose I can see what 'someone' was trying to...

I suppose I can see what 'someone' was trying to do. I don't believe for a second that it was their original intention and I just think they were being nasty for the sake of it. Even if there is...
Forum: General Discussion 28-12-2013, 03:51
Replies: 74
Views: 2,868
Posted By Clunk
That was inevitable, and would be the same...

That was inevitable, and would be the same wherever the capital city was.

With questions like this, I tend to think of it as to 'why change' rather than 'why stay the same.

You said in the OP why...
Forum: Advice 28-12-2013, 02:04
Replies: 40
Views: 3,218
Posted By Clunk
OP First off, brace yourself - cos this is going...

OP

First off, brace yourself - cos this is going to be harsh, direct and blunt - but please read it all as it is meant with kindness.

(Edited to add - reading back this is REALLY blunt, but meant...
Forum: Advice 11-12-2013, 00:46
Replies: 38
Views: 3,754
Posted By Clunk
I have deliberately not read the previous replies...

I have deliberately not read the previous replies (bad forum etiquette maybe, but I wanted to give my own personal view).

Prior to my current job, the last two were all via temping.

Last but one...
Forum: General Discussion 03-12-2013, 19:10
Replies: 13
Views: 698
Posted By Clunk
Correct - that goes to last post, not last read...

Correct - that goes to last post, not last read post.

The button for that disappeared, then briefly reappeared last night, and is now gone again.
Forum: General Discussion 24-11-2013, 01:28
Replies: 75
Views: 3,367
Posted By Clunk
The 'complain about spelling and grammar, but...

The 'complain about spelling and grammar, but mess it up in your own comment' internet meme, is one of the few that make me smile every time !!

As others have intimated - on a forum, as long as I...
Forum: Advice 23-11-2013, 23:52
Replies: 26
Views: 2,148
Posted By Clunk
Crikey - shows how long it is since I used a...

Crikey - shows how long it is since I used a library - I didn't even know you could do that. :o

Anyway, best advice has already been given by a librarian - contact them and ask them to check.
Forum: Advice 23-11-2013, 10:16
Replies: 26
Views: 2,148
Posted By Clunk
BIB - but you must have gone to the library to...

BIB - but you must have gone to the library to take the books back, so why didn't you pay it then - which would have prevented this whole problem as they would have told you straight away if there...
Forum: Advice 12-11-2013, 00:56
Replies: 26
Views: 1,829
Posted By Clunk
This may sound crazy, but I have used it myself...

This may sound crazy, but I have used it myself and it does work (it is based on an old, Indian treatment).

Bring a mug of milk almost to the boil in a saucepan. When it is hot, but not boiling, add...
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