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Old 07-12-2018, 09:52   #13726
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Did you just wrap up a lot of Brussels sprouts that year?
For some gifts that was close , it's getting the balance just right to be just humorous and embarrassing enough to solicit a smile or blush but not so much to cause real problems - the kids are there too.
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Old 07-12-2018, 10:03   #13727
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Been collecting the codes that are printed in my red top over the year and now have over a hundred quid stashed ready to help with the Christmas load.

Every 28 codes are worth £5.

There's always the chance of winning one of the raffles as well.



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Old 07-12-2018, 13:13   #13728
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Another medical appointment over with the last of the six tomorrow afternoon.
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Old 07-12-2018, 15:02   #13729
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Hope all goes well Den
Well some tests were done done today nash but there is another one to do early next year.
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Got the Xmas tree and decorations down from the loft this morning. White and blue LED lights powered up first time.

Spent a pleasant hour or so with the OH putting on all the silver tinsel, ball chains, baubles and ornaments to complete our "Ice Tree"

Got some of the old fashioned bulb fairy lights to go up in the hall if I can get them working.
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Well some tests were done done today nash but there is another one to do early next year.
hope all goes well den

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Been collecting the codes that are printed in my red top over the year and now have over a hundred quid stashed ready to help with the Christmas load.

Every 28 codes are worth £5.

There's always the chance of winning one of the raffles as well.


every little helps and that certainty is by far a good amount to have stashed away for Christmas heero
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Old 09-12-2018, 14:20   #13732
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hope all goes well den
Thanks weenie as there is one more appointment next week to talk to some medical students with my doctor and then its steady as she goes then up to Christmas with the family.
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Unbelievable: The first set of fairy lights, about 25 screw-in bulbs made of two older sets, for the hall worked first time. That normally never happens.

40 bulb set will be more difficult as it didn't work last Xmas. I have a voltage tracing tool that looks like a screwdriver but has a battery and LED inside that indicates mains. I'll trace down the wires 'til the voltage goes missing. Then replace the bulb(s).
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Our 4 year old lights worked straight away, no messing about, which is unusual.

I'm starting to wonder if 'her indoors' bought a new set and put them into the old box
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Our 4 year old lights worked straight away, no messing about, which is unusual.

I'm starting to wonder if 'her indoors' bought a new set and put them into the old box
You usually find the OH is usually one step ahead when it comes to most things around the home.
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All Christmas shopping done and dusted thank goodness although this Christmas will be for myself very much mixed emotions as this will be the last year that our eldest is in the house but saying that ask his little brother and this will be more than likely the best Christmas ever LOL due to him finally getting his big brother's room next March/April. TBH I can't blame him as his room is rather small for him now but served it's purpose in giving him his space, he just needs a bit more now.
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Got one of the nice HMRC letters - they owe me. Went to the P800 site to claim refund - it's not working.
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@Denphone I saw this in an e-flyer that I get from a store in the US where I've bought Gundam models and thought of you:

https://www.bigbadtoystore.com/Produ...nDetails/74136
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@Denphone I saw this in an e-flyer that I get from a store in the US where I've bought Gundam models and thought of you:

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Wonderful for you to think of me Heero but it needs to be about another foot bigger.
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