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    How big is a Smart's boot?

    trying to book a hire car for a trip in the summer and Smart is one of the cheapest options - but how much stuff can you get in the boot? i know the dimensions of our cases that the airline will allow us to carry on but it's not much use if they wont fit in the Smart. anyone know a website with...
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    Midlands hotel with secure parking?

    I'm doing a journey from Blackpool to loughborough in the next couple of weeks and need a hotel with good secure parking. I'm going to have stuff in the boot that will be a right pain to unload and don't want anyone to try it in thv night!! any suggestions of a hotel near loughborough that...
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    WiFi help.

    my first foray into PC and IT area :o i've got an issue that i'm sure is easily solvable but I'm getting lost in the internet and quickly getting out of my depth. my home set-up is a wi-fi connection with UK Online and a UKO supplied Actiontec router. its been pretty good so far but we...
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    an hour to waste....?

    try this... Play 18 Wheeler :: Addictive Games Online sorry by the way:p
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    I need a laugh...

    why is it that the sight of a white rapper, (who is way too cool and needs his own security) in a really embarrassing position with a British comedian who can't take anything seriously, is so funny. YouTube - Bruno (Sasha Borat Cohen) Lands right on Eminem's face at 2009 MTV Movie Awards...
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    Where's my bike gone?

    Bummed... my much used and loved Tiger motorcycle just disappeared in West London on tuesday. RIP. went shopping leaving it in a perfectly legal spot and came back to find it gorn. Phoned police and insurers and now am in the midst of crime numbers, phone calls from sub-contractors of the...
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    Bikers

    Just got back from a day of motorbike training with the Bike Safe London organisation. run by the Met police its a one day course designed to increase your skills, confidence and cut down on the accident rates. 0845 meet with a briefing and couple of presentations on safety and filtering then...
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    garden solar lights

    a bit random but does anyone have any solar powered path lights they can recommend? cheap, subtle, and white light would be ideal. its to light a small path at five meter intervals - just so you don't lose sight, no steps or other hazards. nothing too footballers wives please!
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    Dream Car bargains

    Good article in CAR magazine this month listing the top 50 dream cars and their prices now. The thrust of the article is pretty much pick up a bargain now.... Mercs listed in the top 50 are SLK 2004 version they reckon they can find a 1.8 with 72k for 12k, and 13-14k buys one with half the...
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    am i liable?

    Grrrr..... just got home from a weekend abroad to find my motorbike on its side in the street. My mum who was babysitting was pretty sure it was kids gathering snow for snowballs that had done it. the downer was on its way over it's clipped the neighbour's car. there's a small dent right in...
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    GL quest.

    Okay so I think i'm in the market for a GL 420/320 our twins go to school in the autumn and we have neighbours with three who already are at the school. its good because we can share the school run, its bad because our current vehicle VW Toureg cant do more than four kiddies - that's if you...
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    i normally like shooting games but....

    http://www.arcadetown.com/airportmania/game.asp this is weirdly addictive and satisfying. have no idea why. please don't tell anyone i like it....:o
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    Pulled over today...

    was just zipping around the back of Oxford Street to day doing some Christmas shopping on the motorbike and come round the corner by the US embassy and get pulled over by diplomatic police checkpoint of sorts under the terrorism legislation. PC very polite and apologised for delaying me...
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    toy cars

    we were with my parents last weekend and it was so nice seeing our kids (2 and a half twin boys) play with a big box of toy cars most of which i remember playing with 35 years ago. my dad swears there was one wooden train in there that he played with so thats 65 years old! sure enough i get...
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    Driving tricks.

    was coming back from the west country today with our kids in the back and the mrs all happily asleep on the M3. the radio consequently was off and i found it a really boring drive for an hour or more. what tricks or games do you play to keep yourself amused on silent drives? i tried picking...
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    Parking Lifts.

    I am presently rebuilding an old garage and was looking into the possibility of digging down to form a pit in which a second car could be stored. there isnt enough room so that a car hoist can be deployed so access would be restricted to moving the top car off the lift before lifting the second...
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    New Bond

    saw it last night and got to say it was very good. Daniel Craig really brings something extra to the role IMHO and is fast becoming a contender for my favourite Bond. Film has all the usual crash bang wallop action... car chases, plane chases, big set piece stunts and plenty of eye candy...
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    Decisions, decisions.

    Okay so here are the parameters... I'm approaching 40 and 6'5" and have for a long time wanted to have a proper car that's mine. We've got a Toureg for the family outings and that does brilliantly. I've got a bike for the adrenaline and the commuting but I want a blatant drivers car. Basic...
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