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  1. The Muppet Show

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  2. ARMANDII
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    LATEST MOAN FROM YOU AND ME 2018

    Years ago i had a concrete block through the lorry windscreen as i passed under a motorway bridge, i nearly :poo:myself
    Years ago i had a concrete block through the lorry windscreen as i passed under a motorway bridge, i nearly :poo:myself
    Years ago i had a concrete block through the lorry windscreen as i passed under a motorway bridge, i nearly :poo:myself
    Years ago i had a concrete block through the lorry windscreen as i passed under a motorway bridge, i nearly :poo:myself
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  3. ARMANDII
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    WHAT'S YOUR WEATHER LIKE 2018

    6 down to -4:frown:
    6 down to -4:frown:
    6 down to -4:frown:
    6 down to -4:frown:
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  4. Fat Controller
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    Pics of your past (2018)

    :lunapic 130165696578242 5: Charging 1D a view - canny businessman that! :thumbsup:
    :lunapic 130165696578242 5: Charging 1D a view - canny businessman that! :thumbsup:
    :lunapic 130165696578242 5: Charging 1D a view - canny businessman that! :thumbsup:
    :lunapic 130165696578242 5: Charging 1D a view - canny businessman that! :thumbsup:
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  5. GCHQ
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    Your Day (apart from gardening) - what took place?

    On the subject of wallpaper, back in the day when I was working for a living, (or pretending I was, my job was mostly preparing budgets and going round smoothing the odd feather I'd made other...
    On the subject of wallpaper, back in the day when I was working for a living, (or pretending I was, my job was mostly preparing budgets and going round smoothing the odd feather I'd made other people ruffle) I was in the DIY department talking to my deputy. A little old lady came up to me and...
    On the subject of wallpaper, back in the day when I was working for a living, (or pretending I was, my job was mostly preparing budgets and going round smoothing the odd feather I'd made other people ruffle) I was in the DIY department talking...
    On the subject of wallpaper, back in the day when I was working for a living, (or pretending I was, my job was mostly preparing budgets and going round smoothing the odd feather I'd made other...
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  6. Fat Controller
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    INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION TONIGHT (2018)

    The following ISS sightings are possible from Friday Feb 16, 2018 through Sunday Mar 4, 2018Date Visible Max Height Appears Disappears Share Event Tue Feb 27, 6:08 AM 2 min 13° 10° above S 13°...
    The following ISS sightings are possible from Friday Feb 16, 2018 through Sunday Mar 4, 2018Date Visible Max Height Appears Disappears Share Event Tue Feb 27, 6:08 AM 2 min 13° 10° above S 13° above SE Thu Mar 1, 5:59 AM 3 min 23° 11° above SSW 22° above SE Fri Mar 2, 5:07 AM 3 min 16° 10°...
    The following ISS sightings are possible from Friday Feb 16, 2018 through Sunday Mar 4, 2018Date Visible Max Height Appears Disappears Share Event Tue Feb 27, 6:08 AM 2 min 13° 10° above S 13° above SE Thu Mar 1, 5:59 AM 3 min 23° 11° above...
    The following ISS sightings are possible from Friday Feb 16, 2018 through Sunday Mar 4, 2018Date Visible Max Height Appears Disappears Share Event Tue Feb 27, 6:08 AM 2 min 13° 10° above S 13°...
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  7. wiseowl
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    The Kindness of other People

    I had to spend Christmas alone a few years ago as I was unwell. On Xmas Eve on returning from work, I decided to get a few veggies in to have a makeshift xmas dinner. The only shop that was open...
    I had to spend Christmas alone a few years ago as I was unwell. On Xmas Eve on returning from work, I decided to get a few veggies in to have a makeshift xmas dinner. The only shop that was open had everything reduced to 5p (what a bargain!) - veg, xmas pudding, custard, the whole lot, as the...
    I had to spend Christmas alone a few years ago as I was unwell. On Xmas Eve on returning from work, I decided to get a few veggies in to have a makeshift xmas dinner. The only shop that was open had everything reduced to 5p (what a bargain!) -...
    I had to spend Christmas alone a few years ago as I was unwell. On Xmas Eve on returning from work, I decided to get a few veggies in to have a makeshift xmas dinner. The only shop that was open...
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  8. Fat Controller
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    The supermarket savings thread (2018)

    Yet another supermarket uses the 'confusing' excuse to stop their customers saving money Waitrose to scrap 'confusing' pick-your-own-offers loyalty schemeUsing 'My Picks' in conjunction with...
    Yet another supermarket uses the 'confusing' excuse to stop their customers saving money Waitrose to scrap 'confusing' pick-your-own-offers loyalty schemeUsing 'My Picks' in conjunction with other offers/promotions/coupons/cashback/try me free/etc. was about all we now buy at Waitrose, and...
    Yet another supermarket uses the 'confusing' excuse to stop their customers saving money Waitrose to scrap 'confusing' pick-your-own-offers loyalty schemeUsing 'My Picks' in conjunction with other offers/promotions/coupons/cashback/try me...
    Yet another supermarket uses the 'confusing' excuse to stop their customers saving money Waitrose to scrap 'confusing' pick-your-own-offers loyalty schemeUsing 'My Picks' in conjunction with...
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  9. wiseowl
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    THANK YOU FAT CONTROLLER

    Thanks again for your offer of remote FC. :thumbsup: I already have Teamviewer set up with my son so know how it functions. :)
    Thanks again for your offer of remote FC. :thumbsup: I already have Teamviewer set up with my son so know how it functions. :)
    Thanks again for your offer of remote FC. :thumbsup: I already have Teamviewer set up with my son so know how it functions. :)
    Thanks again for your offer of remote FC. :thumbsup: I already have Teamviewer set up with my son so know how it functions. :)
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  10. Fat Controller
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    Good Food, Good Drink..... Less Waste!

    Many (most!) of us here do not like waste of any kind, but more-so when it is food that is being wasted; and I know for a fact that there are a number of members here who are very skilled and...
    Many (most!) of us here do not like waste of any kind, but more-so when it is food that is being wasted; and I know for a fact that there are a number of members here who are very skilled and take great pleasure in home cooking, providing hearty meals for our families with maximum taste whilst...
    Many (most!) of us here do not like waste of any kind, but more-so when it is food that is being wasted; and I know for a fact that there are a number of members here who are very skilled and take great pleasure in home cooking, providing hearty...
    Many (most!) of us here do not like waste of any kind, but more-so when it is food that is being wasted; and I know for a fact that there are a number of members here who are very skilled and...
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  11. Fat Controller
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    Today I am grateful for..... (2018)

    I'm grateful that Leo wasn't hungry when I took this photo of him :blue thumb:
    I'm grateful that Leo wasn't hungry when I took this photo of him :blue thumb:
    I'm grateful that Leo wasn't hungry when I took this photo of him :blue thumb:
    I'm grateful that Leo wasn't hungry when I took this photo of him :blue thumb:
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  12. Tetters
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    A to Z Gardening Programme(Hedgehogs)

    Good morning @Tetters my friend good Thread ,I just love Hedgehogs and Roses;):blue thumb:Sorry I just couldn't resist this(all done in good humour)
    Good morning @Tetters my friend good Thread ,I just love Hedgehogs and Roses;):blue thumb:Sorry I just couldn't resist this(all done in good humour)
    Good morning @Tetters my friend good Thread ,I just love Hedgehogs and Roses;):blue thumb:Sorry I just couldn't resist this(all done in good humour)
    Good morning @Tetters my friend good Thread ,I just love Hedgehogs and Roses;):blue thumb:Sorry I just couldn't resist this(all done in good humour)
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  15. Doghouse Riley

    You Can't Beat a Well Executed Botafogo, Can You?

    We want a video!Here's a real demonstration. The lovely Aliona Vilani.To be fair, it's harder for the Brazilian girls with those heavy costumes, boots and "wings"
    We want a video!Here's a real demonstration. The lovely Aliona Vilani.To be fair, it's harder for the Brazilian girls with those heavy costumes, boots and "wings"
    We want a video!Here's a real demonstration. The lovely Aliona Vilani.To be fair, it's harder for the Brazilian girls with those heavy costumes, boots and "wings"
    We want a video!Here's a real demonstration. The lovely Aliona Vilani.To be fair, it's harder for the Brazilian girls with those heavy costumes, boots and "wings"
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  16. NigelJ
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    Sunny day at Paignton Zoo

    As well as a Zoo they are also a Botanic garden, which adds to the interest for me.
    As well as a Zoo they are also a Botanic garden, which adds to the interest for me.
    As well as a Zoo they are also a Botanic garden, which adds to the interest for me.
    As well as a Zoo they are also a Botanic garden, which adds to the interest for me.
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  17. Doghouse Riley

    State Pension Increase

    I think that once a person is within 10 years of the post age alterations cannot be made... IE I’m 6 years off now so I don’t think they can alter my eligibility.... Not certain though.....It’s...
    I think that once a person is within 10 years of the post age alterations cannot be made... IE I’m 6 years off now so I don’t think they can alter my eligibility.... Not certain though.....It’s a bizarre situaion regarding these agencies that carry out disability reviews. They are not...
    I think that once a person is within 10 years of the post age alterations cannot be made... IE I’m 6 years off now so I don’t think they can alter my eligibility.... Not certain though.....It’s a bizarre situaion regarding these agencies that...
    I think that once a person is within 10 years of the post age alterations cannot be made... IE I’m 6 years off now so I don’t think they can alter my eligibility.... Not certain though.....It’s...
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  18. Logan
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    programmes to watch

    Heads up part two tonight,I watched this last night quite comical.
    Heads up part two tonight,I watched this last night quite comical.
    Heads up part two tonight,I watched this last night quite comical.
    Heads up part two tonight,I watched this last night quite comical.
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  19. Doghouse Riley

    Eye Test

    I have used the inhouse opticians at Asda the last couple of times . My prescription has hardly changed in the last 30 years , so I tend to only go for a eye test when I feel like new frames. The...
    I have used the inhouse opticians at Asda the last couple of times . My prescription has hardly changed in the last 30 years , so I tend to only go for a eye test when I feel like new frames. The service is spot on and they have a great range of frames - two sets of designer frames for £119...
    I have used the inhouse opticians at Asda the last couple of times . My prescription has hardly changed in the last 30 years , so I tend to only go for a eye test when I feel like new frames. The service is spot on and they have a great range of...
    I have used the inhouse opticians at Asda the last couple of times . My prescription has hardly changed in the last 30 years , so I tend to only go for a eye test when I feel like new frames. The...
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  20. Doghouse Riley

    Winter Olympics

    Two kids with Redmond. She married her third husband a British Airways pilot in 2002, had another child after IVF in 2007 at the age of 43, they divorced two years later.Made me think, our...
    Two kids with Redmond. She married her third husband a British Airways pilot in 2002, had another child after IVF in 2007 at the age of 43, they divorced two years later.Made me think, our daughter had her fourth child at 43. She was very methodical person, they were all planned.
    Two kids with Redmond. She married her third husband a British Airways pilot in 2002, had another child after IVF in 2007 at the age of 43, they divorced two years later.Made me think, our daughter had her fourth child at 43. She was very...
    Two kids with Redmond. She married her third husband a British Airways pilot in 2002, had another child after IVF in 2007 at the age of 43, they divorced two years later.Made me think, our...
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  21. martin-f
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    Living room project

    The representations, speak volumes. Mrs MF has a eye for taste when it comes to art work: most moving! You've done them proud with your framing, for sure!
    The representations, speak volumes. Mrs MF has a eye for taste when it comes to art work: most moving! You've done them proud with your framing, for sure!
    The representations, speak volumes. Mrs MF has a eye for taste when it comes to art work: most moving! You've done them proud with your framing, for sure!
    The representations, speak volumes. Mrs MF has a eye for taste when it comes to art work: most moving! You've done them proud with your framing, for sure!
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  22. Fern4

    Earthquake!

    Indeed! But, if I recall correctly, it was the 2007 one which caused the most damage.:think2: Now :scratch: was it 2015 when Ziggy visited? :Think: :heehee:
    Indeed! But, if I recall correctly, it was the 2007 one which caused the most damage.:think2: Now :scratch: was it 2015 when Ziggy visited? :Think: :heehee:
    Indeed! But, if I recall correctly, it was the 2007 one which caused the most damage.:think2: Now :scratch: was it 2015 when Ziggy visited? :Think: :heehee:
    Indeed! But, if I recall correctly, it was the 2007 one which caused the most damage.:think2: Now :scratch: was it 2015 when Ziggy visited? :Think: :heehee:
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  23. Logan

    Christmas baking for 2018

    It's true that when you've had beautiful, yellow-yolked organic eggs from your own hens, you never want to go back to the sad, mass-produced offerings from shops. And the hens are better...
    It's true that when you've had beautiful, yellow-yolked organic eggs from your own hens, you never want to go back to the sad, mass-produced offerings from shops. And the hens are better entertainment than any television :biggrin: One thing that made a big difference to us was installing an automatic...
    It's true that when you've had beautiful, yellow-yolked organic eggs from your own hens, you never want to go back to the sad, mass-produced offerings from shops. And the hens are better entertainment than any television :biggrin: One thing that made a...
    It's true that when you've had beautiful, yellow-yolked organic eggs from your own hens, you never want to go back to the sad, mass-produced offerings from shops. And the hens are better...
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  24. Doghouse Riley

    ns&i 65+ Guaranteed Growth Bonds

    Correct!It's the point I was making.As I said, I've rolled over to the new issue of Guaranteed Growth Bonds, issue 56, which pays an attractive 2.2%. Though I'm sure some investments may beat...
    Correct!It's the point I was making.As I said, I've rolled over to the new issue of Guaranteed Growth Bonds, issue 56, which pays an attractive 2.2%. Though I'm sure some investments may beat that by .05%. But it was a painless transaction and you're always safe with Government bonds.
    Correct!It's the point I was making.As I said, I've rolled over to the new issue of Guaranteed Growth Bonds, issue 56, which pays an attractive 2.2%. Though I'm sure some investments may beat that by .05%. But it was a painless transaction...
    Correct!It's the point I was making.As I said, I've rolled over to the new issue of Guaranteed Growth Bonds, issue 56, which pays an attractive 2.2%. Though I'm sure some investments may beat...
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  25. Doghouse Riley

    Catalogues that Come with Magazines

    We all get them, my wife had a couple, in particular one from "Easylife, everyday solutions." The varied products can be ordered by phone, on-line or mail order. She decided we needed a new bath...
    We all get them, my wife had a couple, in particular one from "Easylife, everyday solutions." The varied products can be ordered by phone, on-line or mail order. She decided we needed a new bath mat for the shower. There was one in this catalogue she fancied, £17.99 plus £4.99 postage. I agreed...
    We all get them, my wife had a couple, in particular one from "Easylife, everyday solutions." The varied products can be ordered by phone, on-line or mail order. She decided we needed a new bath mat for the shower. There was one in this catalogue...
    We all get them, my wife had a couple, in particular one from "Easylife, everyday solutions." The varied products can be ordered by phone, on-line or mail order. She decided we needed a new bath...
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  26. Doghouse Riley

    Then And Now

    I'm sure Ronnie Scotts wasn't long mentioned on the tele about Manchester :scratch:It's funny how we often reflect back :)
    I'm sure Ronnie Scotts wasn't long mentioned on the tele about Manchester :scratch:It's funny how we often reflect back :)
    I'm sure Ronnie Scotts wasn't long mentioned on the tele about Manchester :scratch:It's funny how we often reflect back :)
    I'm sure Ronnie Scotts wasn't long mentioned on the tele about Manchester :scratch:It's funny how we often reflect back :)
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  27. wiseowl

    PhotoBucket

    ultraimg.com free and quick includes uploading to web
    ultraimg.com free and quick includes uploading to web
    ultraimg.com free and quick includes uploading to web
    ultraimg.com free and quick includes uploading to web
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  28. shiney
    Funny x 4

    Job Interview

    That's interesting, problem is the chief exec get far too much money and don't have a clue, they may have many degrees, but without any common sense. Sorry for going on, sure the mods will be...
    That's interesting, problem is the chief exec get far too much money and don't have a clue, they may have many degrees, but without any common sense. Sorry for going on, sure the mods will be having a moan at me............so roll on Spring and to get lots of crops growing well:yay:
    That's interesting, problem is the chief exec get far too much money and don't have a clue, they may have many degrees, but without any common sense. Sorry for going on, sure the mods will be having a moan at me............so roll on Spring and...
    That's interesting, problem is the chief exec get far too much money and don't have a clue, they may have many degrees, but without any common sense. Sorry for going on, sure the mods will be...
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  29. Doghouse Riley
    Like x 3

    Sites Worh a Look When It's Raining.

    You Tube is excellent for gardening how-toos and tips . In fact there seems to be a video tip for everything i.e changing a light bulb in a car - they are so tricky these days !
    You Tube is excellent for gardening how-toos and tips . In fact there seems to be a video tip for everything i.e changing a light bulb in a car - they are so tricky these days !
    You Tube is excellent for gardening how-toos and tips . In fact there seems to be a video tip for everything i.e changing a light bulb in a car - they are so tricky these days !
    You Tube is excellent for gardening how-toos and tips . In fact there seems to be a video tip for everything i.e changing a light bulb in a car - they are so tricky these days !
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  30. luciusmaximus

    BT

    Ive had issues with BT long story but it took them over three months to install us a phone line, my words to the wife was this company is a joke, unfortunately i cant get VM here i never had any...
    Ive had issues with BT long story but it took them over three months to install us a phone line, my words to the wife was this company is a joke, unfortunately i cant get VM here i never had any issues at my old home with them.
    Ive had issues with BT long story but it took them over three months to install us a phone line, my words to the wife was this company is a joke, unfortunately i cant get VM here i never had any issues at my old home with them.
    Ive had issues with BT long story but it took them over three months to install us a phone line, my words to the wife was this company is a joke, unfortunately i cant get VM here i never had any...
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  32. ARMANDII

    IRRIDIUM FLARES TO FINISH

    It moves pretty fast across the skies, Harry!:hate-shocked::)
    It moves pretty fast across the skies, Harry!:hate-shocked::)
    It moves pretty fast across the skies, Harry!:hate-shocked::)
    It moves pretty fast across the skies, Harry!:hate-shocked::)
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  33. HarryS

    Valentines Day Reminder....

    It's Valentines day on Wednesday . Just time to get your card and a gift wrapped new spade , fork or chicken manure pellet drum :snorky:
    It's Valentines day on Wednesday . Just time to get your card and a gift wrapped new spade , fork or chicken manure pellet drum :snorky:
    It's Valentines day on Wednesday . Just time to get your card and a gift wrapped new spade , fork or chicken manure pellet drum :snorky:
    It's Valentines day on Wednesday . Just time to get your card and a gift wrapped new spade , fork or chicken manure pellet drum :snorky:
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