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  2. wiseowl
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    Brexit -am I stupid or what

    Maybe @Sheal However we are the first country to break the alliance. We are a major force but that in itself causes problems.The EU where never going to make it easy to leave. Why should they?...
    Maybe @Sheal However we are the first country to break the alliance. We are a major force but that in itself causes problems.The EU where never going to make it easy to leave. Why should they? We will be made an example of!
    Maybe @Sheal However we are the first country to break the alliance. We are a major force but that in itself causes problems.The EU where never going to make it easy to leave. Why should they? We will be made an example of!
    Maybe @Sheal However we are the first country to break the alliance. We are a major force but that in itself causes problems.The EU where never going to make it easy to leave. Why should they?...
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  3. Marley Farley
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    WHATS YOUR WEATHER LIKE 2019

    Another fine and dandy day here :spinning: Warm, little breeze, bright skies. I love spring :yahoo:
    Another fine and dandy day here :spinning: Warm, little breeze, bright skies. I love spring :yahoo:
    Another fine and dandy day here :spinning: Warm, little breeze, bright skies. I love spring :yahoo:
    Another fine and dandy day here :spinning: Warm, little breeze, bright skies. I love spring :yahoo:
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  4. shiney
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    LATEST MOAN FROM YOU AND ME 2019

    Pipe diameters for supply and sewage have all reduced so I'm just expecting it all to get worse. and the utilities, much the same as the highways, don't have a decent asset management plan in place.
    Pipe diameters for supply and sewage have all reduced so I'm just expecting it all to get worse. and the utilities, much the same as the highways, don't have a decent asset management plan in place.
    Pipe diameters for supply and sewage have all reduced so I'm just expecting it all to get worse. and the utilities, much the same as the highways, don't have a decent asset management plan in place.
    Pipe diameters for supply and sewage have all reduced so I'm just expecting it all to get worse. and the utilities, much the same as the highways, don't have a decent asset management plan in place.
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  5. Logan
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    programmes to watch

    TONIGHT BBC 2 9.00pm New
    TONIGHT BBC 2 9.00pm New
    TONIGHT BBC 2 9.00pm New
    TONIGHT BBC 2 9.00pm New
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  6. ARMANDII
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    ARMANDII'S LAST AMBLE FOR A WHILE

    Hi @Jenny namaste It's a red witch hazel. :dbgrtmb: We already have the yellow one so he got us the red. It looks lovely but doesn't have the strong scent of the yellow one.
    Hi @Jenny namaste It's a red witch hazel. :dbgrtmb: We already have the yellow one so he got us the red. It looks lovely but doesn't have the strong scent of the yellow one.
    Hi @Jenny namaste It's a red witch hazel. :dbgrtmb: We already have the yellow one so he got us the red. It looks lovely but doesn't have the strong scent of the yellow one.
    Hi @Jenny namaste It's a red witch hazel. :dbgrtmb: We already have the yellow one so he got us the red. It looks lovely but doesn't have the strong scent of the yellow one.
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  7. GCHQ
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    Your Day (apart from gardening) - what took place?

    Made the mistake of some "online" retail therapy (veggie seed)............. Carol was looking over my shoulder, now 3 x poorer!!!!!!:oopss:Awaiting Carols' flower seed delivery? NO!
    Made the mistake of some "online" retail therapy (veggie seed)............. Carol was looking over my shoulder, now 3 x poorer!!!!!!:oopss:Awaiting Carols' flower seed delivery? NO!
    Made the mistake of some "online" retail therapy (veggie seed)............. Carol was looking over my shoulder, now 3 x poorer!!!!!!:oopss:Awaiting Carols' flower seed delivery? NO!
    Made the mistake of some "online" retail therapy (veggie seed)............. Carol was looking over my shoulder, now 3 x poorer!!!!!!:oopss:Awaiting Carols' flower seed delivery? NO!
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  8. Fat Controller
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    Every day is a bonus, and today..........

    Had a dental check up yesterday. Got a gold star and a modest fee of £21.50. "OOOh - what lovely pale pink gums you have said my Dentist . Well, a compliment like that is a bonus....
    Had a dental check up yesterday. Got a gold star and a modest fee of £21.50. "OOOh - what lovely pale pink gums you have said my Dentist . Well, a compliment like that is a bonus....
    Had a dental check up yesterday. Got a gold star and a modest fee of £21.50. "OOOh - what lovely pale pink gums you have said my Dentist . Well, a compliment like that is a bonus....
    Had a dental check up yesterday. Got a gold star and a modest fee of £21.50. "OOOh - what lovely pale pink gums you have said my Dentist . Well, a compliment like that is a bonus....
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  9. Fat Controller
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    A note to all of our friends from the Admin Team

    In recent days, you will almost certainly have noticed that there has been some disruption here on Gardeners Corner, and whilst we cannot disclose the finer details, we think that it is very...
    In recent days, you will almost certainly have noticed that there has been some disruption here on Gardeners Corner, and whilst we cannot disclose the finer details, we think that it is very important to try and offer you some sort of explanation, and reassurance as to what our stance is...
    In recent days, you will almost certainly have noticed that there has been some disruption here on Gardeners Corner, and whilst we cannot disclose the finer details, we think that it is very important to try and offer you some sort of...
    In recent days, you will almost certainly have noticed that there has been some disruption here on Gardeners Corner, and whilst we cannot disclose the finer details, we think that it is very...
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  10. Fat Controller
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    INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION TONIGHT (2018)

    Date: Mon Oct 29, 5:41 AM Visible: 3 min Max Height: 24° Appears: 11° above SSW Disappears: 22° above SE Date: Tue Oct 30, 4:50 AM Visible: 2 min Max Height: 16° Appears: 13° above S...
    Date: Mon Oct 29, 5:41 AM Visible: 3 min Max Height: 24° Appears: 11° above SSW Disappears: 22° above SE Date: Tue Oct 30, 4:50 AM Visible: 2 min Max Height: 16° Appears: 13° above S Disappears: 15° above ESE Date: Tue Oct 30, 6:24 AM Visible: 4 min Max Height: 51° Appears: 10° above WSW...
    Date: Mon Oct 29, 5:41 AM Visible: 3 min Max Height: 24° Appears: 11° above SSW Disappears: 22° above SE Date: Tue Oct 30, 4:50 AM Visible: 2 min Max Height: 16° Appears: 13° above S Disappears: 15° above ESE Date: Tue Oct 30, 6:24 AM...
    Date: Mon Oct 29, 5:41 AM Visible: 3 min Max Height: 24° Appears: 11° above SSW Disappears: 22° above SE Date: Tue Oct 30, 4:50 AM Visible: 2 min Max Height: 16° Appears: 13° above S...
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  11. Fat Controller
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    The supermarket savings thread (2018)

    £1.19 for a loaf of bread :yikes::yikes::yikes:Those loaves would be around 12p or 13p each when reduced at the end of day to 90% off, each spilt into about 3 or 4 and frozen. Sometimes they go down to 99% off...
    £1.19 for a loaf of bread :yikes::yikes::yikes:Those loaves would be around 12p or 13p each when reduced at the end of day to 90% off, each spilt into about 3 or 4 and frozen. Sometimes they go down to 99% off and are sold for pennies when they have lots of bakery products left unsold and put 2 or 3 tall,...
    £1.19 for a loaf of bread :yikes::yikes::yikes:Those loaves would be around 12p or 13p each when reduced at the end of day to 90% off, each spilt into about 3 or 4 and frozen. Sometimes they go down to 99% off and are sold for pennies when they have lots of...
    £1.19 for a loaf of bread :yikes::yikes::yikes:Those loaves would be around 12p or 13p each when reduced at the end of day to 90% off, each spilt into about 3 or 4 and frozen. Sometimes they go down to 99% off...
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  12. wiseowl
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    The Kindness of other People

    This is what it's all about:Spain 'will accept disputed migrant ship'Malta and Italy refused to let the ship dock - they should hang their heads in shame :frown:.Spain has just shot up in my...
    This is what it's all about:Spain 'will accept disputed migrant ship'Malta and Italy refused to let the ship dock - they should hang their heads in shame :frown:.Spain has just shot up in my estimation :dbgrtmb:.
    This is what it's all about:Spain 'will accept disputed migrant ship'Malta and Italy refused to let the ship dock - they should hang their heads in shame :frown:.Spain has just shot up in my estimation :dbgrtmb:.
    This is what it's all about:Spain 'will accept disputed migrant ship'Malta and Italy refused to let the ship dock - they should hang their heads in shame :frown:.Spain has just shot up in my...
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  13. Marley Farley
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    2018 NEW rules and Protocols please read

    "The Gardeners Corner Admin Team would like to make members aware that the Rules and Protocols of Gardeners Corner have been updated with immediate effect in order to make them fit and conform for...
    "The Gardeners Corner Admin Team would like to make members aware that the Rules and Protocols of Gardeners Corner have been updated with immediate effect in order to make them fit and conform for use in these days of modern Global Social Media. Please note that it is policy for the Admin Team...
    "The Gardeners Corner Admin Team would like to make members aware that the Rules and Protocols of Gardeners Corner have been updated with immediate effect in order to make them fit and conform for use in these days of modern Global Social...
    "The Gardeners Corner Admin Team would like to make members aware that the Rules and Protocols of Gardeners Corner have been updated with immediate effect in order to make them fit and conform for...
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  14. Ned
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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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  16. Fat Controller
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    How are these people not jailed?

    It looked nice in the images, but the strain on it holding all that soil for the plants and trees would have been incredible - - and then there would have been the cost of maintaining the planted...
    It looked nice in the images, but the strain on it holding all that soil for the plants and trees would have been incredible - - and then there would have been the cost of maintaining the planted areas, which as we all well know is not a cheap hobby.
    It looked nice in the images, but the strain on it holding all that soil for the plants and trees would have been incredible - - and then there would have been the cost of maintaining the planted areas, which as we all well know is not a cheap hobby.
    It looked nice in the images, but the strain on it holding all that soil for the plants and trees would have been incredible - - and then there would have been the cost of maintaining the planted...
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  17. Freddy

    Retirement-Your Experience

    You need to start planning for retirement quite early. I paid the maximum into AVCs for about fiften years so I would be comfortably off at my target retirement age of 60. I actually retired...
    You need to start planning for retirement quite early. I paid the maximum into AVCs for about fiften years so I would be comfortably off at my target retirement age of 60. I actually retired shortly before my 58th birthday having paid off the mortgage and with no ebts of any kind..Retiring is...
    You need to start planning for retirement quite early. I paid the maximum into AVCs for about fiften years so I would be comfortably off at my target retirement age of 60. I actually retired shortly before my 58th birthday having paid off the...
    You need to start planning for retirement quite early. I paid the maximum into AVCs for about fiften years so I would be comfortably off at my target retirement age of 60. I actually retired...
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  18. redstar
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    Happy Valentines Day 2019

    Yes Hugs to all
    Yes Hugs to all
    Yes Hugs to all
    Yes Hugs to all
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  19. longk

    Watched Any Good Films Lately?

    I love Netflix but not so much for films. Although what they have on there are very good, usually. And some films that you won't see anywhere else. But Netflix is worth getting just for their...
    I love Netflix but not so much for films. Although what they have on there are very good, usually. And some films that you won't see anywhere else. But Netflix is worth getting just for their own products, IMO. There's original stuff that isn't the usual menu of rehash/reboot/remake that...
    I love Netflix but not so much for films. Although what they have on there are very good, usually. And some films that you won't see anywhere else. But Netflix is worth getting just for their own products, IMO. There's original stuff that...
    I love Netflix but not so much for films. Although what they have on there are very good, usually. And some films that you won't see anywhere else. But Netflix is worth getting just for their...
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  20. Janet mahay
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    Emptying bucket had a nasty fright

    Oh daisy i would have died but after i too had to have a drink
    Oh daisy i would have died but after i too had to have a drink
    Oh daisy i would have died but after i too had to have a drink
    Oh daisy i would have died but after i too had to have a drink
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  21. Peter K

    Buying a car

    Reputedly the safest cars Shiney :)
    Reputedly the safest cars Shiney :)
    Reputedly the safest cars Shiney :)
    Reputedly the safest cars Shiney :)
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  22. wiseowl

    R.I.P Gordon Banks

    It would;dnt let me put the whole team on.!Midfielder 7 Alan Ball Everton FC 12/05/1945 9 Bobby Charlton Manchester United 11/10/1937 17 Ron Flowers Wolverhampton Wanderers 28/07/1934 16...
    It would;dnt let me put the whole team on.!Midfielder 7 Alan Ball Everton FC 12/05/1945 9 Bobby Charlton Manchester United 11/10/1937 17 Ron Flowers Wolverhampton Wanderers 28/07/1934 16 Martin Peters West Ham United 08/11/1943 4 Nobby Stiles Manchester United 18/05/1942 Forward 20...
    It would;dnt let me put the whole team on.!Midfielder 7 Alan Ball Everton FC 12/05/1945 9 Bobby Charlton Manchester United 11/10/1937 17 Ron Flowers Wolverhampton Wanderers 28/07/1934 16 Martin Peters West Ham United 08/11/1943 4 Nobby...
    It would;dnt let me put the whole team on.!Midfielder 7 Alan Ball Everton FC 12/05/1945 9 Bobby Charlton Manchester United 11/10/1937 17 Ron Flowers Wolverhampton Wanderers 28/07/1934 16...
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  23. Fat Controller

    Leg of lamb

    Sorry, @Mike Allen, you missed it on Saturday! I wondered why you didn't turn up. :scratch: :noidea:
    Sorry, @Mike Allen, you missed it on Saturday! I wondered why you didn't turn up. :scratch: :noidea:
    Sorry, @Mike Allen, you missed it on Saturday! I wondered why you didn't turn up. :scratch: :noidea:
    Sorry, @Mike Allen, you missed it on Saturday! I wondered why you didn't turn up. :scratch: :noidea:
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  24. Fat Controller

    Barry Gibb - The last Bee Gee

    I've always liked the BeeGees, some of their tunes are quite lyrical, like this one I like to play.Box
    I've always liked the BeeGees, some of their tunes are quite lyrical, like this one I like to play.Box
    I've always liked the BeeGees, some of their tunes are quite lyrical, like this one I like to play.Box
    I've always liked the BeeGees, some of their tunes are quite lyrical, like this one I like to play.Box
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  25. shiney
    Like x 4

    Do You Check Your Bank Account Regularly?

    There's a lot of different things I would do when I was nineteen, which I wouldn't do now.Though I did stay up until gone 4.00 am last Sunday, watching the Superbowl.
    There's a lot of different things I would do when I was nineteen, which I wouldn't do now.Though I did stay up until gone 4.00 am last Sunday, watching the Superbowl.
    There's a lot of different things I would do when I was nineteen, which I wouldn't do now.Though I did stay up until gone 4.00 am last Sunday, watching the Superbowl.
    There's a lot of different things I would do when I was nineteen, which I wouldn't do now.Though I did stay up until gone 4.00 am last Sunday, watching the Superbowl.
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  26. longk

    RIP Albert Finney

    Sad news.My future wife and I saw him from excellent seats when he opened as "Billy Liar" at the Cambridge Theatre, I think in 1959. My dad was a GPO telephone manager and he got a new PBX...
    Sad news.My future wife and I saw him from excellent seats when he opened as "Billy Liar" at the Cambridge Theatre, I think in 1959. My dad was a GPO telephone manager and he got a new PBX telephone system put into that theatre when there was a big waiting list for them. The tickets were given...
    Sad news.My future wife and I saw him from excellent seats when he opened as "Billy Liar" at the Cambridge Theatre, I think in 1959. My dad was a GPO telephone manager and he got a new PBX telephone system put into that theatre when there was a...
    Sad news.My future wife and I saw him from excellent seats when he opened as "Billy Liar" at the Cambridge Theatre, I think in 1959. My dad was a GPO telephone manager and he got a new PBX...
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  27. Sheal

    Bread making machines

    No, but my kitchen is prabaly floating in yeast because I bake bread every week :)
    No, but my kitchen is prabaly floating in yeast because I bake bread every week :)
    No, but my kitchen is prabaly floating in yeast because I bake bread every week :)
    No, but my kitchen is prabaly floating in yeast because I bake bread every week :)
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  28. jjordie

    GC - you are being watched!

    I thought that might have been listed under the 'kinky hose' or 'old tools' threads.
    I thought that might have been listed under the 'kinky hose' or 'old tools' threads.
    I thought that might have been listed under the 'kinky hose' or 'old tools' threads.
    I thought that might have been listed under the 'kinky hose' or 'old tools' threads.
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  29. Logan
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  30. redstar

    Burns Supper.

    This Saturday Night. Burns Night for me.
    This Saturday Night. Burns Night for me.
    This Saturday Night. Burns Night for me.
    This Saturday Night. Burns Night for me.
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  31. Phil A
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    What's your weather like

    CLOSEDNEW THREAD. HERE
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  32. shiney
    Funny x 6

    My, how life has changed.......

    I'm retired now. Cash poor, but time rich :yay:
    I'm retired now. Cash poor, but time rich :yay:
    I'm retired now. Cash poor, but time rich :yay:
    I'm retired now. Cash poor, but time rich :yay:
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  33. Doghouse Riley
    Like x 5

    "For Everything Else, There's e-Bay."

    This is what you'd think with most buyers, that's why this firm usually offer you an extra black free. But as I am mostly printing photos and illustrations for my wife's decoupage hobby, I don't...
    This is what you'd think with most buyers, that's why this firm usually offer you an extra black free. But as I am mostly printing photos and illustrations for my wife's decoupage hobby, I don't use a lot of black. Black is mainly for printing off sheet music I've downloaded from Music...
    This is what you'd think with most buyers, that's why this firm usually offer you an extra black free. But as I am mostly printing photos and illustrations for my wife's decoupage hobby, I don't use a lot of black. Black is mainly for printing...
    This is what you'd think with most buyers, that's why this firm usually offer you an extra black free. But as I am mostly printing photos and illustrations for my wife's decoupage hobby, I don't...
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  34. Doghouse Riley
    Like x 3

    When All Else Fails

    I must admit, we went for the Hive system a few years back and it is actually really good - very easy to control and set your desired schedules
    I must admit, we went for the Hive system a few years back and it is actually really good - very easy to control and set your desired schedules
    I must admit, we went for the Hive system a few years back and it is actually really good - very easy to control and set your desired schedules
    I must admit, we went for the Hive system a few years back and it is actually really good - very easy to control and set your desired schedules
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  35. Mike Allen
    Locked

    Slapping a D notice on a thread.

    I'm closing this thread now, as I think it has ran its course. If anyone has any questions remaining, I would encourage you to drop one of the staff a PM.Please bear in mind when doing so that...
    I'm closing this thread now, as I think it has ran its course. If anyone has any questions remaining, I would encourage you to drop one of the staff a PM.Please bear in mind when doing so that the staff currently available are: @shiney @Marley Farley @wiseowl @Webmaster and myself.
    I'm closing this thread now, as I think it has ran its course. If anyone has any questions remaining, I would encourage you to drop one of the staff a PM.Please bear in mind when doing so that the staff currently available are: @shiney @Marley...
    I'm closing this thread now, as I think it has ran its course. If anyone has any questions remaining, I would encourage you to drop one of the staff a PM.Please bear in mind when doing so that...
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