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  1. The Muppet Show

    ENTER AT YOUR OWN RISK !!!! Section For General Banter And Laughs Including Jokes
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    Members willing to be interrogated by other members can start a thread in here. PLEASE READ THE STICKY ANNOUNCEMENT FIRST.
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  2. Fat Controller
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    Return of photo competitions

    What about 'forgot to take the lens cover off'. I'd win that one. When I got this new camera I couldn't seem to get it to work and was fiddling around with a lot of the buttons. A passer by...
    What about 'forgot to take the lens cover off'. I'd win that one. When I got this new camera I couldn't seem to get it to work and was fiddling around with a lot of the buttons. A passer by said "Try taking the lens cover off" :doh: :redface:. My previous camera, same make, beeped if the cover was on when...
    What about 'forgot to take the lens cover off'. I'd win that one. When I got this new camera I couldn't seem to get it to work and was fiddling around with a lot of the buttons. A passer by said "Try taking the lens cover off" :doh: :redface:. My previous...
    What about 'forgot to take the lens cover off'. I'd win that one. When I got this new camera I couldn't seem to get it to work and was fiddling around with a lot of the buttons. A passer by...
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  3. Upsydaisy
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    What's Cooking Today??

    Pizza! I always make a double dough and freeze the extra in blobs- it's so convenient to just defrost the blobs whilst the oven and the treasured pizza stone are heating up, and then slap on...
    Pizza! I always make a double dough and freeze the extra in blobs- it's so convenient to just defrost the blobs whilst the oven and the treasured pizza stone are heating up, and then slap on whatever we fancy. :)Fun fact of the day- in Naples, the birthplace of pizza, kids' favourite is...
    Pizza! I always make a double dough and freeze the extra in blobs- it's so convenient to just defrost the blobs whilst the oven and the treasured pizza stone are heating up, and then slap on whatever we fancy. :)Fun fact of the day- in Naples,...
    Pizza! I always make a double dough and freeze the extra in blobs- it's so convenient to just defrost the blobs whilst the oven and the treasured pizza stone are heating up, and then slap on...
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  4. Fat Controller
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    ANNOUNCEMENT - Deeply Sad News

    As has been mentioned in notices, Eddy's chosen charity was Motor Neurone Disease Association. Whilst there is no specific fundraising link (sadly all of these justgiving/gofundme type things all...
    As has been mentioned in notices, Eddy's chosen charity was Motor Neurone Disease Association. Whilst there is no specific fundraising link (sadly all of these justgiving/gofundme type things all take a cut of any monies raised), if you wish you can make a donation in Eddy's memory by following...
    As has been mentioned in notices, Eddy's chosen charity was Motor Neurone Disease Association. Whilst there is no specific fundraising link (sadly all of these justgiving/gofundme type things all take a cut of any monies raised), if you wish you...
    As has been mentioned in notices, Eddy's chosen charity was Motor Neurone Disease Association. Whilst there is no specific fundraising link (sadly all of these justgiving/gofundme type things all...
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  5. ARMANDII
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    MY LAST POST

    Due to my deteriorating health I will have to permanently leave as of tonight, with great sadness, Gardeners Corner. I want to thank every member of the GC Gang for their friendship and making...
    Due to my deteriorating health I will have to permanently leave as of tonight, with great sadness, Gardeners Corner. I want to thank every member of the GC Gang for their friendship and making GC the best, the friendliest, Gardening Forum around. So thank you, everyone, for being who you are...
    Due to my deteriorating health I will have to permanently leave as of tonight, with great sadness, Gardeners Corner. I want to thank every member of the GC Gang for their friendship and making GC the best, the friendliest, Gardening Forum...
    Due to my deteriorating health I will have to permanently leave as of tonight, with great sadness, Gardeners Corner. I want to thank every member of the GC Gang for their friendship and making...
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  6. Fat Controller
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    App Testing Volunteers Wanted!

    Apologies for lack of updates here... where does the time go?!The Wildlife Garden app is released on the iOS App Store :)Do try if interested, its free, Search for 'wildlife garden' in the...
    Apologies for lack of updates here... where does the time go?!The Wildlife Garden app is released on the iOS App Store :)Do try if interested, its free, Search for 'wildlife garden' in the store, on iPhone or iPad this is the direct link: ‎Wildlife GardenAnd Thank you so much to everyone...
    Apologies for lack of updates here... where does the time go?!The Wildlife Garden app is released on the iOS App Store :)Do try if interested, its free, Search for 'wildlife garden' in the store, on iPhone or iPad this is the direct link:...
    Apologies for lack of updates here... where does the time go?!The Wildlife Garden app is released on the iOS App Store :)Do try if interested, its free, Search for 'wildlife garden' in the...
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  7. ARMANDII
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    LATEST MOAN FROM YOU AND ME - 2021

    30,000 PUMPS per year and 25m homes, May take a while then
    30,000 PUMPS per year and 25m homes, May take a while then
    30,000 PUMPS per year and 25m homes, May take a while then
    30,000 PUMPS per year and 25m homes, May take a while then
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  8. ARMANDII
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  9. shiney
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  10. wiseowl
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    The Kindness of the Younger generation

    You won't be able to play your Andy Williams records loud any more and your parking in front of their driveway will have to stop! ;-)I'm joking. Having decent neighbours is half the battle and...
    You won't be able to play your Andy Williams records loud any more and your parking in front of their driveway will have to stop! ;-)I'm joking. Having decent neighbours is half the battle and it looks like you're on a winner there!
    You won't be able to play your Andy Williams records loud any more and your parking in front of their driveway will have to stop! ;-)I'm joking. Having decent neighbours is half the battle and it looks like you're on a winner there!
    You won't be able to play your Andy Williams records loud any more and your parking in front of their driveway will have to stop! ;-)I'm joking. Having decent neighbours is half the battle and...
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  11. ricky101
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    Corona Virus Treatment

    Flue carriers have to wear hard hats
    Flue carriers have to wear hard hats
    Flue carriers have to wear hard hats
    Flue carriers have to wear hard hats
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  12. ARMANDII
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    After Brexit - am I stupid or what?

    I see the EU has imposed anti dumping tariff on imported Russian timber. This was due to a complaint lodged in August 2020 by the Woodstock consortium on behalf of two of the union members. The...
    I see the EU has imposed anti dumping tariff on imported Russian timber. This was due to a complaint lodged in August 2020 by the Woodstock consortium on behalf of two of the union members. The European commission imposed the 6 month anti dumping tariff in June this year regardless of members...
    I see the EU has imposed anti dumping tariff on imported Russian timber. This was due to a complaint lodged in August 2020 by the Woodstock consortium on behalf of two of the union members. The European commission imposed the 6 month anti dumping...
    I see the EU has imposed anti dumping tariff on imported Russian timber. This was due to a complaint lodged in August 2020 by the Woodstock consortium on behalf of two of the union members. The...
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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. GCHQ
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    Your Day (apart from gardening) - what took place?

    That looks a perfect place for a walk @Upsydaisy I hope you had a good rest after it. How nice to see those barges, they look lovely on the water
    That looks a perfect place for a walk @Upsydaisy I hope you had a good rest after it. How nice to see those barges, they look lovely on the water
    That looks a perfect place for a walk @Upsydaisy I hope you had a good rest after it. How nice to see those barges, they look lovely on the water
    That looks a perfect place for a walk @Upsydaisy I hope you had a good rest after it. How nice to see those barges, they look lovely on the water
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  15. Logan
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    programmes to watch

    I watched a really interesting documentary on Netflix called Kiss the Ground yesterday. It is about talking climate change through regenerative agriculture. Highly recommended viewing.Rusty
    I watched a really interesting documentary on Netflix called Kiss the Ground yesterday. It is about talking climate change through regenerative agriculture. Highly recommended viewing.Rusty
    I watched a really interesting documentary on Netflix called Kiss the Ground yesterday. It is about talking climate change through regenerative agriculture. Highly recommended viewing.Rusty
    I watched a really interesting documentary on Netflix called Kiss the Ground yesterday. It is about talking climate change through regenerative agriculture. Highly recommended viewing.Rusty
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  17. pete

    Heat pumps.

    I am just up the road from Sellafield, it is one of the sites short listed for fission reactors.
    I am just up the road from Sellafield, it is one of the sites short listed for fission reactors.
    I am just up the road from Sellafield, it is one of the sites short listed for fission reactors.
    I am just up the road from Sellafield, it is one of the sites short listed for fission reactors.
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  18. Fat Controller

    Watch strap material

    I also have a 1970s automatic Seiko I got for my 21st, which I always wore until the much more accurate kinetics came along. It's glass crystal face is scratched from when I used to repair cars...
    I also have a 1970s automatic Seiko I got for my 21st, which I always wore until the much more accurate kinetics came along. It's glass crystal face is scratched from when I used to repair cars and I could never find anywhere to replace it.Also have a smart looking russian automatic, the...
    I also have a 1970s automatic Seiko I got for my 21st, which I always wore until the much more accurate kinetics came along. It's glass crystal face is scratched from when I used to repair cars and I could never find anywhere to replace it....
    I also have a 1970s automatic Seiko I got for my 21st, which I always wore until the much more accurate kinetics came along. It's glass crystal face is scratched from when I used to repair cars...
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  19. pete

    Inkbird.

    I think I have sorted it out, but to be honest its not what I thought it was.Im my ignorance I was thinking Heating Differential was the difference between the heating coming on and going off. ...
    I think I have sorted it out, but to be honest its not what I thought it was.Im my ignorance I was thinking Heating Differential was the difference between the heating coming on and going off. But I think its actually the difference between the heating going off and the cooling coming on.As...
    I think I have sorted it out, but to be honest its not what I thought it was.Im my ignorance I was thinking Heating Differential was the difference between the heating coming on and going off. But I think its actually the difference between...
    I think I have sorted it out, but to be honest its not what I thought it was.Im my ignorance I was thinking Heating Differential was the difference between the heating coming on and going off. ...
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  20. NigelJ

    Rechargeable Batteries, not for everything.

    A friend of ours bought one of those collars that has the microchip and his cat stands next to the cat flap and lets some of his friends in!!! :roflol: I don't know whether it is only supposed to work...
    A friend of ours bought one of those collars that has the microchip and his cat stands next to the cat flap and lets some of his friends in!!! :roflol: I don't know whether it is only supposed to work when the cat puts his head to the flap but this one works OK when the cat sits next to it.
    A friend of ours bought one of those collars that has the microchip and his cat stands next to the cat flap and lets some of his friends in!!! :roflol: I don't know whether it is only supposed to work when the cat puts his head to the flap but this one...
    A friend of ours bought one of those collars that has the microchip and his cat stands next to the cat flap and lets some of his friends in!!! :roflol: I don't know whether it is only supposed to work...
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  21. Victoria
    Informative x 3

    Telephone Lines Down ...

    Thank you Logan. Out most of the day but don't think they came. But it is not our property but should see when they replace post and move our lines.
    Thank you Logan. Out most of the day but don't think they came. But it is not our property but should see when they replace post and move our lines.
    Thank you Logan. Out most of the day but don't think they came. But it is not our property but should see when they replace post and move our lines.
    Thank you Logan. Out most of the day but don't think they came. But it is not our property but should see when they replace post and move our lines.
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  22. Perki

    Happy Birthday Shiney

    Thanks all :grphg:
    Thanks all :grphg:
    Thanks all :grphg:
    Thanks all :grphg:
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  23. Selleri

    Ideas for a staycation public transport from Newcastle please?

    Thanks everybody, I'm getting so inspired! We are not even remotely interested in railways so York Railway museum is a must- I wouldn't have thought of it. :)(We love museums in general, and are...
    Thanks everybody, I'm getting so inspired! We are not even remotely interested in railways so York Railway museum is a must- I wouldn't have thought of it. :)(We love museums in general, and are always on a hunt for the most unlikely one. There is a Staircase Museum in Durham that proudly...
    Thanks everybody, I'm getting so inspired! We are not even remotely interested in railways so York Railway museum is a must- I wouldn't have thought of it. :)(We love museums in general, and are always on a hunt for the most unlikely one. There...
    Thanks everybody, I'm getting so inspired! We are not even remotely interested in railways so York Railway museum is a must- I wouldn't have thought of it. :)(We love museums in general, and are...
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  24. Purple Streaks

    Covid

    Three of my friends have had their teenager or young adult kids contracting Covid, all of them have been ok describing the illness as more or less "a flu".The illness is very likely to be mild...
    Three of my friends have had their teenager or young adult kids contracting Covid, all of them have been ok describing the illness as more or less "a flu".The illness is very likely to be mild and it gives the benefit of building natural antibodies so your granddaughter will have a good...
    Three of my friends have had their teenager or young adult kids contracting Covid, all of them have been ok describing the illness as more or less "a flu".The illness is very likely to be mild and it gives the benefit of building natural...
    Three of my friends have had their teenager or young adult kids contracting Covid, all of them have been ok describing the illness as more or less "a flu".The illness is very likely to be mild...
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  25. JWK

    Tongue & Groove cladding how to fix ?

    Was kind of expecting it, but we didn't. :phew:
    Was kind of expecting it, but we didn't. :phew:
    Was kind of expecting it, but we didn't. :phew:
    Was kind of expecting it, but we didn't. :phew:
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  26. clanless

    Laser projectors - yes or no?

    Im no help but watching the LasPalmas eruption right now projected onto the wall. :wow:
    Im no help but watching the LasPalmas eruption right now projected onto the wall. :wow:
    Im no help but watching the LasPalmas eruption right now projected onto the wall. :wow:
    Im no help but watching the LasPalmas eruption right now projected onto the wall. :wow:
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  27. victoria36

    Can anybody help with advice on what could be doing this to the leaves on our new trees

    hi Pete, thank youA speaking has just told me he thinks it’s caterpillars, he said vine weevil wouldn’t completely strip a leaf like this, it maybe they have now become moths and flew away as...
    hi Pete, thank youA speaking has just told me he thinks it’s caterpillars, he said vine weevil wouldn’t completely strip a leaf like this, it maybe they have now become moths and flew away as the munching seems to have slowed, I’m still spraying and checking at night, no sight of anything in...
    hi Pete, thank youA speaking has just told me he thinks it’s caterpillars, he said vine weevil wouldn’t completely strip a leaf like this, it maybe they have now become moths and flew away as the munching seems to have slowed, I’m still...
    hi Pete, thank youA speaking has just told me he thinks it’s caterpillars, he said vine weevil wouldn’t completely strip a leaf like this, it maybe they have now become moths and flew away as...
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  28. Upsydaisy
    Funny x 5

    Information useful or not.

    A Golf ball has 336 dimples!!
    A Golf ball has 336 dimples!!
    A Golf ball has 336 dimples!!
    A Golf ball has 336 dimples!!
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  29. Fat Controller
    Agree x 8

    We shall never forget...

    We remember it well as T'other Half is American and I lived there for 20 years+ over two periods of time when I was young and then in my teens/20s. We were on the IoW ready to move here and our...
    We remember it well as T'other Half is American and I lived there for 20 years+ over two periods of time when I was young and then in my teens/20s. We were on the IoW ready to move here and our neighbour came over and said turn on the news. I still cringe watching it.
    We remember it well as T'other Half is American and I lived there for 20 years+ over two periods of time when I was young and then in my teens/20s. We were on the IoW ready to move here and our neighbour came over and said turn on the news. I...
    We remember it well as T'other Half is American and I lived there for 20 years+ over two periods of time when I was young and then in my teens/20s. We were on the IoW ready to move here and our...
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  30. wiseowl

    Happy Birthday Lolimac

    No Worries @lolimac my dear friend just as long as you are alright:grphg:
    No Worries @lolimac my dear friend just as long as you are alright:grphg:
    No Worries @lolimac my dear friend just as long as you are alright:grphg:
    No Worries @lolimac my dear friend just as long as you are alright:grphg:
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  31. Loofah

    Lawnmower help

    Took a few other things apart and gave it all as good a scrape as possible. Put it all back together and hey presto :) Sounds like it's running better than before so I'm guessing accumulated crud...
    Took a few other things apart and gave it all as good a scrape as possible. Put it all back together and hey presto :) Sounds like it's running better than before so I'm guessing accumulated crud had blocked something operating and it got cleared. Then the wheel fell off hahahahaha!!!For my ref,...
    Took a few other things apart and gave it all as good a scrape as possible. Put it all back together and hey presto :) Sounds like it's running better than before so I'm guessing accumulated crud had blocked something operating and it got...
    Took a few other things apart and gave it all as good a scrape as possible. Put it all back together and hey presto :) Sounds like it's running better than before so I'm guessing accumulated crud...
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  32. Palustris

    Voting Restrictions

    We've had to identify ourselves with photo i.d. for a long time. I'll be showing mine again to vote on Monday (early polling station) and I am glad it stops fraud.
    We've had to identify ourselves with photo i.d. for a long time. I'll be showing mine again to vote on Monday (early polling station) and I am glad it stops fraud.
    We've had to identify ourselves with photo i.d. for a long time. I'll be showing mine again to vote on Monday (early polling station) and I am glad it stops fraud.
    We've had to identify ourselves with photo i.d. for a long time. I'll be showing mine again to vote on Monday (early polling station) and I am glad it stops fraud.
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  33. Fat Controller
    Friendly x 7

    Changing gear/lifestyle...

    Yes, it's the PCP deal I was thinking of, a disadvantage being tied into it until the stated time expires.How long do you think it would be before you can move to a different area? I'm thinking...
    Yes, it's the PCP deal I was thinking of, a disadvantage being tied into it until the stated time expires.How long do you think it would be before you can move to a different area? I'm thinking if it's only a matter of two maybe three years then it would be worth abandoning the idea of owning...
    Yes, it's the PCP deal I was thinking of, a disadvantage being tied into it until the stated time expires.How long do you think it would be before you can move to a different area? I'm thinking if it's only a matter of two maybe three years...
    Yes, it's the PCP deal I was thinking of, a disadvantage being tied into it until the stated time expires.How long do you think it would be before you can move to a different area? I'm thinking...
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  34. Upsydaisy

    Dark ,long winter evenings....

    Never thought of that @shiney !!:ideaIPB:
    Never thought of that @shiney !!:ideaIPB:
    Never thought of that @shiney !!:ideaIPB:
    Never thought of that @shiney !!:ideaIPB:
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  35. Loofah

    Bit of builders advice please

    But that wouldn't matter as there's no sink and no drains now... It's just a pipe
    But that wouldn't matter as there's no sink and no drains now... It's just a pipe
    But that wouldn't matter as there's no sink and no drains now... It's just a pipe
    But that wouldn't matter as there's no sink and no drains now... It's just a pipe
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  36. hailbopp

    Anybody found a good energy supplier

    I'd get a fixed rate, long term deal asap. Prices are going up just like the infection rate.The UK has turned to a coal-fired power station to help boost its energy supply after global gas and...
    I'd get a fixed rate, long term deal asap. Prices are going up just like the infection rate.The UK has turned to a coal-fired power station to help boost its energy supply after global gas and power prices hit new highs.
    I'd get a fixed rate, long term deal asap. Prices are going up just like the infection rate.The UK has turned to a coal-fired power station to help boost its energy supply after global gas and power prices hit new highs.
    I'd get a fixed rate, long term deal asap. Prices are going up just like the infection rate.The UK has turned to a coal-fired power station to help boost its energy supply after global gas and...
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