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Forum: General Discussion 18-10-2014, 14:56
Replies: 71
Views: 1,898
Posted By SherbetLemon
Not sure when regional BBC TV schedules...

Not sure when regional BBC TV schedules started?

Going by the English schedules, on the day I was born (a Sunday), there was Dad's Army, Basil Brush, a Doris Day bio, and a bunch of religious stuff...
Forum: Advice 18-10-2014, 14:35
Replies: 5
Views: 1,169
Posted By SherbetLemon
The two previous answers ^^ only apply to England...

The two previous answers ^^ only apply to England & Wales. You don't say where in the UK you're asking about.

Scotland & N Ireland each have their own intestacy rules.

Run this program on gov.uk to...
Forum: Food and Drink 16-10-2014, 14:58
Replies: 13
Views: 839
Posted By SherbetLemon
The instructions on the little box say one cube...

The instructions on the little box say one cube per 190ml of water.
Forum: Food and Drink 16-10-2014, 14:49
Replies: 20
Views: 1,077
Posted By SherbetLemon
Not a supermarket own brand, but a brand that is...

Not a supermarket own brand, but a brand that is cheaper than Heinz and equally as tasty is - Branstons.

We used to always buy Heinz ketchup too, until we were given Branston's as a substitute, and...
Forum: General Discussion 16-10-2014, 14:39
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By SherbetLemon
Manchester only then. Wish people would get their...

Manchester only then. Wish people would get their facts right first before posting misleading threads like this.
Forum: General Discussion 16-10-2014, 14:34
Replies: 48
Views: 2,785
Posted By SherbetLemon
Could that be 10 December, as opposed to 12...

Could that be 10 December, as opposed to 12 October? Was "friend" definitely told a fortnight?

Some of these forums, although based in the UK, are using American software that may produce US time...
Forum: General Discussion 13-10-2014, 13:00
Replies: 68
Views: 1,941
Posted By SherbetLemon
I bought Scrabble & Monopoly a couple of years...

I bought Scrabble & Monopoly a couple of years ago. My sister had been in residential care for a month when she was poorly, where she'd been playing Scrabble regularly with the nurses and got to like...
Forum: General Discussion 13-10-2014, 12:53
Replies: 190
Views: 7,622
Posted By SherbetLemon
269 pm, and will be paid off in March. We paid...

269 pm, and will be paid off in March. We paid for the biggest chunk of the house in cash, so this was just a relatively small 15-yr mortgage.
Forum: General Discussion 11-10-2014, 17:06
Replies: 6
Views: 274
Posted By SherbetLemon
I love my sister dearly, and would be devastated...

I love my sister dearly, and would be devastated if anything happened to her. I can talk to her about anything, and we share a lot of interests.

I've never really gotten along well with my brother....
Forum: General Discussion 11-10-2014, 16:43
Replies: 79
Views: 2,346
Posted By SherbetLemon
Absolutely not. We're all equal.

Absolutely not. We're all equal.
Forum: General Discussion 11-10-2014, 16:40
Replies: 73
Views: 2,969
Posted By SherbetLemon
As someone who lives with a relative who has...

As someone who lives with a relative who has serious mental (and not-so-serious physical) health problems, no I wouldn't. It can be very stressful.
Forum: Advice 11-10-2014, 16:19
Replies: 32
Views: 3,164
Posted By SherbetLemon
Sorry I can't post anything that will help you,...

Sorry I can't post anything that will help you, OP, but just wanted to mention that there is a Shingles Vaccination available on the NHS right now for anyone aged 70, 78 or 79. Encourage anyone you...
Forum: Advice 11-10-2014, 16:09
Replies: 17
Views: 1,521
Posted By SherbetLemon
We were being pestered by up to 8 spam calls a...

We were being pestered by up to 8 spam calls a day, despite being ex-directory and on TPS for years. Changing our number wasn't an option.

Our solution? We bought the latest BT phones - BT8500....
Forum: Advice 11-10-2014, 15:58
Replies: 13
Views: 1,362
Posted By SherbetLemon
The Green Deal scheme is closed to new...

The Green Deal scheme is closed to new applications at the moment, but it was announced just a few days ago that there will be more funding (see BBC...
Forum: Advice 07-10-2014, 09:48
Replies: 53
Views: 4,124
Posted By SherbetLemon
It's nothing do with the type of detergent used....

It's nothing do with the type of detergent used. Bad smells and mould are caused by failing to leave the door open for a while after you've finished using it and not running a regular (monthly) hot...
Forum: The X Factor 07-10-2014, 09:28
Replies: 59
Views: 5,878
Posted By SherbetLemon
Ben is my favourite, but I also like Lauren, Jay,...

Ben is my favourite, but I also like Lauren, Jay, Andrea, Chloe, Paul & the Boyband.

They all chose well (except for Louis & the blonde bimbos), but I had to google Stephanie to even remember who...
Forum: General Discussion 04-10-2014, 09:54
Replies: 50
Views: 2,234
Posted By SherbetLemon
Au contraire, I find it refreshing to see a...

Au contraire, I find it refreshing to see a parent verbally discipline their child in public, provided there is no profanity or physical violence involved. If that means raising their voice, so...
Forum: General Discussion 04-10-2014, 09:40
Replies: 30
Views: 1,641
Posted By SherbetLemon
It wouldn't bother me at all. In fact, the man I...

It wouldn't bother me at all. In fact, the man I got engaged to many years ago, was a 29-yr-old who'd never had a relationship before, when we first met.

Someone with a string of notches on his...
Forum: General Discussion 03-10-2014, 09:22
Replies: 48
Views: 1,165
Posted By SherbetLemon
IIRC, the term "high school" originates from...

IIRC, the term "high school" originates from Scotland, not from the USA. The secondary schools in this part of Scotland are named either 'Academy' or 'High School', and it's been that way for...
Forum: General Discussion 02-10-2014, 09:06
Replies: 14
Views: 952
Posted By SherbetLemon
You'd be surprised how many industries have low...

You'd be surprised how many industries have low paid staff. Even the banking industry's frontline staff, like customer service reps & cashiers, are frequently only paid something like 12k.
Forum: General Discussion 02-10-2014, 08:59
Replies: 49
Views: 1,334
Posted By SherbetLemon
A lot less than I expected to. 207 in the local...

A lot less than I expected to. 207 in the local furniture shop's sale, 3 years ago. It's exceptionally comfy.
Forum: General Discussion 02-10-2014, 08:55
Replies: 43
Views: 1,488
Posted By SherbetLemon
Check your forecast. We've to get heavy rain for...

Check your forecast. We've to get heavy rain for most of the day tomorrow, and then (according to the BBC's 10 day forecast) it's to rain every day after that, i.e. 9 continuous days at least. We'll...
Forum: General Discussion 28-09-2014, 09:41
Replies: 17
Views: 704
Posted By SherbetLemon
As I've said on similar threads before, the pain...

As I've said on similar threads before, the pain following extraction is nowhere near as bad as the pain before extraction.

I had all 4 of mine out in the mid '90s, under general anaesthetic at the...
Forum: General Discussion 25-09-2014, 16:26
Replies: 120
Views: 4,859
Posted By SherbetLemon
Top moan these days is brats playing football too...

Top moan these days is brats playing football too near my home. Had my garage door booted by a ball the other night, when next door's daddy decided to join in with them. Just as well it wasn't a...
Forum: General Discussion 24-09-2014, 19:51
Replies: 41
Views: 1,125
Posted By SherbetLemon
Quite often, but only when my elderly dad is with...

Quite often, but only when my elderly dad is with me and he's either in too much pain or too tired to walk. It can sometimes be a 30-min wait on a bus, and if we've just missed one, it's so much...
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