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Forum: Advice 25-04-2015, 13:31
Replies: 26
Views: 1,973
Posted By SherbetLemon
We've hired a local painter/decorator several...

We've hired a local painter/decorator several times. Each time he supplies all materials, and we always get him to paint everything, ie. walls/ceiling/skirtings/doors. The most we paid was for our...
Forum: Advice 25-04-2015, 13:20
Replies: 28
Views: 1,806
Posted By SherbetLemon
That's because if the fancy handset is a BT8500,...

That's because if the fancy handset is a BT8500, it really does work. Their earlier BT6500 model was a piece of crap, but the BT8500, which incorporates Truecall, is brilliant. We were getting up to...
Forum: General Discussion 14-04-2015, 16:21
Replies: 220
Views: 5,306
Posted By SherbetLemon
What a crazy idea. It's as good as saying having...

What a crazy idea. It's as good as saying having a passport is mandatory.


Provided it was issued free of charge, then yes, I agree.
Forum: General Discussion 14-04-2015, 16:09
Replies: 5
Views: 401
Posted By SherbetLemon
It raises the question about regular monitoring...

It raises the question about regular monitoring of the health of drivers of large vehicles like this. To have two bin lorries crash in the same city within 4 months of each other, and both as a...
Forum: General Discussion 14-04-2015, 16:01
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By SherbetLemon
Also mybuilder.com & ratedpeople.com .

Also mybuilder.com & ratedpeople.com .
Forum: General Discussion 14-04-2015, 15:57
Replies: 168
Views: 5,694
Posted By SherbetLemon
It's safer for crockery to be in a plastic bowl...

It's safer for crockery to be in a plastic bowl than a ceramic/chrome sink. I wouldn't be without one.
Forum: General Discussion 14-04-2015, 15:54
Replies: 5
Views: 401
Posted By SherbetLemon
Another bin lorry crash in Glasgow

Surprised there isn't a thread about this already.
Forum: Advice 14-04-2015, 15:47
Replies: 12
Views: 1,521
Posted By SherbetLemon
Of course you can, it's money owed to you. I...

Of course you can, it's money owed to you.

I had a cashback card years ago, that paid out annually. I asked them to close the account mid-year, cut up my card, and they wrote to confirm it was...
Forum: Advice 09-04-2015, 15:53
Replies: 50
Views: 3,740
Posted By SherbetLemon
Yes, this is normal procedure for all of the four...

Yes, this is normal procedure for all of the four main online supermarkets (Tesco, Asda, Sainsburys, Waitrose - we've used all 4). We've been getting our groceries online every week for almost 8...
Forum: General Discussion 06-04-2015, 00:03
Replies: 37
Views: 723
Posted By SherbetLemon
Now that's a different question to your thread...

Now that's a different question to your thread heading!

Answering the thread title, my favourite sense by far is smell. I have a really keen sense of smell, and love many of the different aromas I...
Forum: General Discussion 05-04-2015, 23:54
Replies: 25
Views: 1,230
Posted By SherbetLemon
You need to change your way of thinking then. A...

You need to change your way of thinking then. A lot of people have caller-screening phones where it takes the phone a set time to check through a banned or blocked list, before it even rings at the...
Forum: General Discussion 05-04-2015, 23:47
Replies: 31
Views: 576
Posted By SherbetLemon
Was up to 18.9C here this afternoon. Glorious...

Was up to 18.9C here this afternoon. Glorious sunshine from early morning right up to a deep red sky in the evening. Be-yoo-ti-fool.
Forum: General Discussion 05-04-2015, 23:43
Replies: 30
Views: 926
Posted By SherbetLemon
I do the main weekly shop online, so the...

I do the main weekly shop online, so the "favourites" that I shop for regularly are there on the screen, which is enough of a prompt to remind me to buy them. If there's something I want to buy that...
Forum: General Discussion 05-04-2015, 23:34
Replies: 25
Views: 929
Posted By SherbetLemon
IIRC, I got very few surveys in the first six...

IIRC, I got very few surveys in the first six months of joining YouGov; might have been as little as one a month. After 6 months, I started getting them every 5 or 6 days, so there might be a waiting...
Forum: General Discussion 05-04-2015, 23:11
Replies: 69
Views: 3,010
Posted By SherbetLemon
Me. I ate half the egg this evening, and thought...

Me. I ate half the egg this evening, and thought the chocolate was quite nice. It certainly wasn't Dairy Milk, but it was still pleasant. It was actually better tasting chocolate than some of the...
Forum: Food and Drink 05-04-2015, 09:01
Replies: 16
Views: 1,393
Posted By SherbetLemon
Being Scottish, the first thing that springs to...

Being Scottish, the first thing that springs to mind when teacake is mentioned, is a Tunnocks Teacake, which is nothing like a Hot Cross Bun. :p
Forum: Food and Drink 05-04-2015, 08:58
Replies: 25
Views: 1,266
Posted By SherbetLemon
No different to any other evening meal here. The...

No different to any other evening meal here. The only day we do something "special" is Xmas day. One day a year is enough!
Forum: Books, Magazines & Newspapers 05-04-2015, 08:54
Replies: 4,003
Views: 288,903
Posted By SherbetLemon
Sylvia Day - Captivated by You. Finding it...

Sylvia Day - Captivated by You.

Finding it difficult to get into this one, having read the earlier books in the series and enjoyed them.
Forum: General Discussion 05-04-2015, 08:42
Replies: 77
Views: 1,763
Posted By SherbetLemon
Mini Eggs, Flake & Maltesers. Wanted my chocolate...

Mini Eggs, Flake & Maltesers. Wanted my chocolate fix with a variety of textures.
Forum: General Discussion 05-04-2015, 08:38
Replies: 347
Views: 10,810
Posted By SherbetLemon
Me. I would like to see other countries, but I...

Me. I would like to see other countries, but I get terrible homesickness when I'm away from home, so I don't even travel in the UK let alone overseas now. I was earning good money when I owned my...
Forum: Advice 05-04-2015, 08:21
Replies: 27
Views: 2,537
Posted By SherbetLemon
It's almost certain that's the cause, given the...

It's almost certain that's the cause, given the timescale. My sister had the same problem from being on a particular anti-psychotic, so her psychiatrist prescribed a different anti-psychotic, and the...
Forum: General Discussion 20-03-2015, 07:52
Replies: 640
Views: 23,128
Posted By SherbetLemon
Was brilliantly sunny until around 8.30am here;...

Was brilliantly sunny until around 8.30am here; now it's all gone cloudy. Bloody typical.

ETA: Just after 9am and the sun is back. :) Birds are chirping like crazy, but that's nothing new.
Forum: General Discussion 16-03-2015, 09:11
Replies: 102
Views: 2,945
Posted By SherbetLemon
Until I read some of this thread, I had never...

Until I read some of this thread, I had never heard of anyone not calling their aunt/uncle by that title. But then, I'm rarely in the company of anyone under 35, and I haven't been in the company of...
Forum: Advice 16-03-2015, 08:41
Replies: 3
Views: 494
Posted By SherbetLemon
A very quick google, and it appears to be...

A very quick google, and it appears to be overdrawn fees. On that account, the charge is 15 for every transaction that takes you over any arranged overdraft, capped at 75 per month, which is why...
Forum: General Discussion 04-03-2015, 09:01
Replies: 209
Views: 6,169
Posted By SherbetLemon
I'd agree with that, but that wasn't what I said....

I'd agree with that, but that wasn't what I said. I've always been in a smoke-free household, which is the opposite scenario. If you're surrounded by people who don't smoke, then I think there is a...
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