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Forum: Anything Goes 02-03-2018, 21:45
Replies: 5
Views: 6
Posted By MargaretR
Re: Bothered at the front door

I said "I don't buy religion"
They said "we're not selling anything"
As I shut the door I said "you can't give it away here"
Forum: Anything Goes 18-01-2018, 22:23
Replies: 74
Views: 75
Posted By MargaretR
Re: Banned from hyndburn chat

I have never asked to join because I know I would be refused - there was a remark I made here which Garinda misunderstood - he threatened to 'set his mother on me' - this occurred just before he set...
Forum: General Chat 29-12-2017, 21:20
Replies: 21
Views: 22
Posted By MargaretR
Re: Katex

She agreed to become a Facebook friend of mine very recently and I intended to chat with her regularly - didn't get the chance to - i will miss her, as will many others.
Goodbye to a charming...
Forum: General Chat 23-12-2017, 10:15
Replies: 38
Views: 39
Posted By MargaretR
Re: what would you do?

I spent last christmas in Blackburn Royal so can confirm MargaretP's comments -
food was crap (as usual)
god bothering carol singers were the only entertainment
reduced staff numbers who didn't...
Forum: General Chat 17-09-2017, 20:02
Replies: 3,566
Views: 3,567
Posted By MargaretR
Forum: General Chat 17-09-2017, 20:01
Replies: 3,566
Views: 3,567
Posted By MargaretR
Forum: Lost Friends / Family 01-08-2017, 15:06
Replies: 494
Views: 77,965
Posted By MargaretR
Re: Moorhead High School

I think you are mistaken there - I know someone he taught at HYNDBURN PARK secondary (not a grammar school)
Forum: General Chat 09-06-2017, 15:09
Replies: 342
Views: 343
Posted By MargaretR
Re: General Election called

I will start by saying - "I did not vote"

Politics is such a dirty backbiting scenario that I prefer not to ally myself with any of it.
I realise that people need to vote, in order for democracy...
Forum: General Chat 06-06-2017, 15:04
Replies: 7
Views: 8
Posted By MargaretR
Re: does anyone else remember the IRA explosives found in accy

I remember it well. I was building manager at Melbourne House. My sidekick had to look under all the cars parked on our car park for potential explosives. He was an ex army chap who knew about such...
Forum: General Chat 20-05-2017, 09:26
Replies: 342
Views: 343
Posted By MargaretR
Re: General Election called

If winter fuel payment is to be means tested that clearly means that only the pensioners on pension credit wiill get it. That is the least expensive way of administering it.
When trying to find out...
Forum: General Chat 17-05-2017, 18:06
Replies: 143
Views: 144
Posted By MargaretR
Re: Television Licence

When I was admitted to a care home on 26th Jan, it was a provisional arrangement in case I didn't like being here. A direct debit of 12+ for TV licence was taken from my account on 12th Feb.
I...
Forum: General Chat 08-05-2017, 09:44
Replies: 143
Views: 144
Posted By MargaretR
Re: Television Licence

The royals have always overindulged in bedhopping.
Try reading this for hints of secret affairs, and decide for yourself whether they sound credible....
Forum: Lost Friends / Family 07-05-2017, 20:10
Replies: 9
Views: 10
Posted By MargaretR
Re: Kathleen Jones, Moorhead High

Birtwistle - her dad ran a second hand shop on Abbey St.
I was in the same class as her for my 5 years at the high school
Forum: Questions and Answers 16-03-2017, 17:15
Replies: 6
Views: 7
Posted By MargaretR
Re: Details about major street Accrington

You can view the area using google maps street view
Forum: Anything Goes 20-02-2017, 12:57
Replies: 52
Views: 53
Posted By MargaretR
Re: Not Smoking.

I moved into a residential care home on Jan 26th, so had to go COLD TURKEY on fags.
I only smoked 10 or fewer roll ups a day for the past 3 years so did not expect extreme cravings - but I have had...
Forum: General Chat 07-01-2017, 18:48
Replies: 72
Views: 73
Posted By MargaretR
Re: Mick admin

Very sad news - I hope that knowing you will be fondly remembered gives you some comfort.
Forum: General Chat 11-12-2016, 12:03
Replies: 42
Views: 43
Posted By MargaretR
Re: What a rip off

Millers charged me 6 for delivery of a trolley to Clayton
Forum: Nostalgia aint what it used to be... 03-11-2016, 05:37
Replies: 39
Views: 40
Posted By MargaretR
Re: The Pen Is Mightier Than The Sword

I learned to write using chalk on a slate
Forum: General Chat 29-10-2016, 10:57
Replies: 60
Views: 61
Posted By MargaretR
Re: Funeral Costs

My choice -
Direct disposal | The Good Funeral Guide (http://www.goodfuneralguide.co.uk/direct-disposal/)
Forum: Questions and Answers 18-10-2016, 10:54
Replies: 19
Views: 20
Posted By MargaretR
Re: TV interference -

Thanks for the offer but today I am too exhausted to search for the instruction manual.
Forum: Questions and Answers 17-10-2016, 22:41
Replies: 19
Views: 20
Posted By MargaretR
Re: TV interference -

just google 'remote control sockets'
Forum: Questions and Answers 17-10-2016, 20:51
Replies: 19
Views: 20
Posted By MargaretR
Re: TV interference -

It has happened again today.
I lack the expertise to alter the settings but I have improvised a solution.
The TV plug is now in a remote control plug in device, so I can interrupt the power to the...
Forum: Questions and Answers 14-10-2016, 15:49
Replies: 19
Views: 20
Posted By MargaretR
Re: TV interference -

The batteries are fine - recent change
Forum: Questions and Answers 14-10-2016, 15:48
Replies: 19
Views: 20
Posted By MargaretR
Re: TV interference -

This may well be the cause - thank you - I have been using remote only - maybe I will have to manually switch it off sometimes.
Forum: Questions and Answers 14-10-2016, 11:41
Replies: 19
Views: 20
Posted By MargaretR
TV interference -

As an oldie, I recall viewing was often spoiled by 'white snow' on the screen caused by electrical appliances not fitted with 'suppressors' - even those used by neighbours.

I am experiencing a new...
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