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Forum: General Chat 2 Dec 21, 07:42 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 451
Posted By Libby
A few years ago our DD ruined our microwave by...

A few years ago our DD ruined our microwave by leaving popcorn cooking while she popped to the loo.

The bag said UP TO 3 MINUTES so that's how long she set it for, but the smoke alarms were going...
Forum: General Chat 1 Dec 21, 09:36 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,743
Posted By Libby
Eating the Bounties from the Celebration tins.

Eating the Bounties from the Celebration tins.
Forum: General Chat 1 Dec 21, 09:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,236
Posted By Libby
I was really impressed until I realisedthe date!...

I was really impressed until I realisedthe date! :tongue:
Forum: General Chat 1 Dec 21, 07:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,236
Posted By Libby
It was risky, but I am so proud of myself

Despite having eaten and replaced the Advent chocolate a couple of times on Monday I bought a tub of Cadbury Heroes for Christmas.

Today I had a sugar craving and didn't even open them. (I opened...
Forum: General Chat 26 Nov 21, 07:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 891
Posted By Libby
I'm glad you asked that as I was confused too,...

I'm glad you asked that as I was confused too, although I was assuming an autocorrect problem rather than a criminal one! :blush:
Forum: General Chat 25 Nov 21, 05:21 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,614
Posted By Libby
Trouble is I'd negotiate an extension with myself!

Trouble is I'd negotiate an extension with myself!
Forum: General Chat 22 Nov 21, 08:07 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,614
Posted By Libby
Interestingly, I watched a youtube video about...

Interestingly, I watched a youtube video about ADHD and one of the traits noted was procrastination. It is as if the urgency of the task has to be so imminent that it can't be put off any longer and...
Forum: General Chat 19 Nov 21, 12:57 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 468
Posted By Libby
He doesn't look bad for his age!

He doesn't look bad for his age!
Forum: General Chat 17 Nov 21, 08:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 699
Posted By Libby
Our heating is on nearly all the time at the...

Our heating is on nearly all the time at the moment. DH is still working from home in a very sedentary job and works in our spare bedroom which has always been colder than the rest of the house...
Forum: General Chat 9 Nov 21, 03:07 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 962
Posted By Libby
My mum was a day patient (the Monday before 1st...

My mum was a day patient (the Monday before 1st lockdown). It was just like an outpatient appointment. I waited for her while she had the procedure. It didn't take very long.

Maybe 24 hours...
Forum: General Chat 6 Nov 21, 09:54 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,701
Posted By Libby
Hardly any crisps, of any make, in Sainsbury's...

Hardly any crisps, of any make, in Sainsbury's today. I'm in Surrey.
Forum: General Chat 4 Nov 21, 07:03 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 916
Posted By Libby
Over the years we've used Everest, Anglian and...

Over the years we've used Everest, Anglian and Safesure. All the products and installations were great, but the salesmen were the smarmiest, creepiest, evasive, patronising people I have ever met. ...
Forum: General Chat 31 Oct 21, 04:48 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,754
Posted By Libby
They come with a charging base unit stand. You...

They come with a charging base unit stand. You can plug it into a shaver socket if you have one and keep it in the bathroom, we just charge ours every 5 days or so using an adaptor plug in the...
Forum: General Chat 30 Oct 21, 05:27 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,754
Posted By Libby
We each have our own unit which are all slightly...

We each have our own unit which are all slightly different colours. Therefore we don't use the rings ... actually I'm not sure the rest of the family know the brush heads actually come with rings as...
Forum: General Chat 30 Oct 21, 12:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,754
Posted By Libby
Tesco and Boots frequently have half price offers...

Tesco and Boots frequently have half price offers on Oral B brushes and heads. It's probably worth keeping an eye on thr prices.
Forum: General Chat 22 Oct 21, 12:14 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,397
Posted By Libby
DD has a Tassimo which was reasonably priced and...

DD has a Tassimo which was reasonably priced and she is very happy with it. However other brands have a larger selection of pods in the supermarket.
Forum: General Chat 17 Oct 21, 01:06 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 11,215
Posted By Libby
I was really set on a name for my DS but when he...

I was really set on a name for my DS but when he was born it didn't really suit him so we chose something else.

Also, no one in our house can usually find personalised items. We quite like it...
Forum: General Chat 17 Oct 21, 08:36 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,140
Posted By Libby
I still have DD who is 27 at home. With no...

I still have DD who is 27 at home. With no partner or close friend there is no way she can afford to rent or buy around here despite having a decent deposit.
Forum: General Chat 13 Oct 21, 06:12 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,298
Posted By Libby
I've avoided Finish tablets since they took the...

I've avoided Finish tablets since they took the glaze, and subsequently the picture off my Mickey Mouse mug. (It became known as the hidden Mickey mug by my kids) But that was years ago so probably...
Forum: General Chat 13 Oct 21, 02:06 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,652
Posted By Libby
I refused to take DD out in my car until she'd...

I refused to take DD out in my car until she'd had some lessons. But as we were paying for the lessons anyway she was happy to cooperate.
Forum: Offers, Discounts, Codes, Cashback and UK Shopping 13 Oct 21, 07:45 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,517
Posted By Libby
No Walkers crisps here either.

No Walkers crisps here either.
Forum: General Chat 12 Oct 21, 09:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,602
Posted By Libby
It was meant to be a joke. I know of American...

It was meant to be a joke. I know of American girl dolls. :tongue:
Forum: General Chat 12 Oct 21, 06:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,602
Posted By Libby
Don't you mean American Dreamer dolls?

Don't you mean American Dreamer dolls?
Forum: General Chat 12 Oct 21, 04:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,168
Posted By Libby
As a teenager my brother washed his shoulder...

As a teenager my brother washed his shoulder length hair (it was the 1970s!) In washing up liquid - probably sqeezy as that's what mum used in those days. Later in the afternoon we went swimming...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 10 Oct 21, 05:13 PM
Replies: 95
Views: 7,678
Posted By Libby
I had my jab last Wednesday. Yesterday I felt...

I had my jab last Wednesday. Yesterday I felt really tired and run down - I assume it's the jab, but who knows. Nearly back to normal today.

A few years ago I had flu and it wiped me out for...
Forum: General Chat 10 Oct 21, 12:12 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,816
Posted By Libby
I can really relate to your fears about crowds as...

I can really relate to your fears about crowds as these were my fears back in March. My DD was so worried about me that she suggested I talk to my Dr about anxiety/depression. I chose not to and...
Forum: General Chat 9 Oct 21, 04:38 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,197
Posted By Libby
That's how I read it too! Saw the show last...

That's how I read it too! Saw the show last month and it was wonderful (not so smitten with the Barbican as a venue though!)
Forum: General Chat 7 Oct 21, 03:00 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 3,955
Posted By Libby
And I still give directions in relation to our...

And I still give directions in relation to our local Woolworths even though it's been a carpet shop and is now an Aldi.
Forum: General Chat 7 Oct 21, 02:57 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 3,955
Posted By Libby
I'm 59 but can only relate to temperatures in...

I'm 59 but can only relate to temperatures in Celsius. Obviously I know 100F is hot day, but I have to convert lower numberd to C to get a feel for what the weather will be like. Give me a temp in C...
Forum: General Chat 5 Oct 21, 10:23 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,317
Posted By Libby
At junior school I had no idea how I worked...

At junior school I had no idea how I worked things out, in fact I didn't work them out at all, I just knew the right answer. It would be like asking how I knew a crayon was red, it just was.

It...
Forum: General Chat 4 Oct 21, 09:35 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 3,955
Posted By Libby
I always thought it was "find a pin"

I always thought it was "find a pin"
Forum: General Chat 4 Oct 21, 05:55 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 3,955
Posted By Libby
I just happen to have an old 3d coin. Here it is...

I just happen to have an old 3d coin. Here it is next to a new 5p for comparison.

https://www.thedibb.co.uk/postImages/2325/1d38ae4c539b64.jpg
Forum: General Chat 4 Oct 21, 04:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,368
Posted By Libby
I normally shop at Tesco but am saving petrol by...

I normally shop at Tesco but am saving petrol by going to my nearby Sainsbur's instead.
Forum: General Chat 4 Oct 21, 04:10 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,368
Posted By Libby
It's all so frustrating at the moment, isn't it? ...

It's all so frustrating at the moment, isn't it? Just as one aspect of life begins to feel more normal another problem rears its ugly head.

One day everything will settle down.
Forum: General Chat 4 Oct 21, 03:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,368
Posted By Libby
There's a petrol shortage so ...

... why has Sainsbury's sold out of pasta?

I was there 30 mins ago and all they had was a few bags of over priced wholewheat and some spelt spaghetti! :confused2
Forum: General Chat 4 Oct 21, 01:54 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 3,955
Posted By Libby
I was 9 and my brother 11 on D-Day. We went...

I was 9 and my brother 11 on D-Day. We went round our local toy shop pointing out to the owners that 6/- was not the same as 60p. (Nearly all their prices were wrong - I bet they loved us! )

I...
Forum: General Chat 1 Oct 21, 02:40 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,104
Posted By Libby
Sounds frustrating and time to try someone new. ...

Sounds frustrating and time to try someone new. Do you have any local friends that can recommend someone else?
Forum: General Chat 1 Oct 21, 02:28 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,104
Posted By Libby
Do you tell her it's OK when she shows you the...

Do you tell her it's OK when she shows you the mirror? I sometimes ask my hairdresser to make some minor changes (softer fringe, a bit thinner on top) before I leave. She might think she is pleasing...
Forum: General Chat 30 Sep 21, 06:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 922
Posted By Libby
I feel the stretching and sagging gives my sofa...

I feel the stretching and sagging gives my sofa character. But as it is aging we are realising the back is actually covered in fake leather which is not aging as gracefully. Sadly it is not up...
Forum: General Chat 29 Sep 21, 05:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,867
Posted By Libby
She's probably just a normal teenager but do...

She's probably just a normal teenager but do tread carefully. My DD started showing signs of depression at 14 and was self harming at 15, although she kept it hidden from us until 2nd year of uni...
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