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Re: LIST: Things you SHOULDN'T have brought with you
« Reply #210 on: September 17, 2013, 04:12:11 PM »
God this made me laugh so hard...it's true. I almost brought all of my plug-in hair goodies....then I thought against it when I heard of a woman who burned her hair off because the converter didn't do it's job and the curling iron just got ridiculously hot.

Tissue box cover...probably not a good idea...6 pairs fo shorts? 7 sleeveless shirts? Flip flops? Anything related to warm weather? ;-)
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Re: LIST: Things you SHOULDN'T have brought with you
« Reply #211 on: September 20, 2013, 05:11:07 PM »

Tissue box cover...probably not a good idea...6 pairs fo shorts? 7 sleeveless shirts? Flip flops? Anything related to warm weather? ;-)


Haven't measured them but looks to me like tissue boxes are a different size, especially the cuboid shaped ones.  Maybe one pair of shorts/ one sleeveless top??
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Re: LIST: Things you SHOULDN'T have brought with you
« Reply #212 on: September 20, 2013, 05:43:15 PM »
Maybe one pair of shorts/ one sleeveless top??

One sleeveless top??

Bring them all. You'll wear them, if not here then when on holiday. But honestly, it's September and I'm still wearing short sleeves and flip flops. The evenings get cool quite early this time of year, but the daytimes are still warm.
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Re: LIST: Things you SHOULDN'T have brought with you
« Reply #213 on: September 20, 2013, 06:47:21 PM »
I wear shorts in the house at least 4 months out of the year here. Our house gets very warm and they are more comfortable when I am cleaning, working out, etc.

I wouldn't have brought all the stationery/office supplies I brought. Even though I left a good deal of it with family/friends, I still brought many reams of very expensive paper from my home business and other items (binders, folders, envelopes, etc.) that I later realized are different sizes to the same products in the UK. We've managed to use a lot of it for various things, but I wouldn't have bothered paying for it to be shipped here.
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Re: LIST: Things you SHOULDN'T have brought with you
« Reply #214 on: September 21, 2013, 06:54:52 AM »
One sleeveless top??

Bring them all. You'll wear them, if not here then when on holiday. But honestly, it's September and I'm still wearing short sleeves and flip flops. The evenings get cool quite early this time of year, but the daytimes are still warm.
But then chary is in gorgeous, glorious (*when* am I *ever* going to get back there?!) Cornwall *sigh*.  But it has been an excellent summer even up here in Yorkshire.  If you're a shorts a person you'd definitely have wanted more than one pair this year.
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Re: LIST: Things you SHOULDN'T have brought with you
« Reply #215 on: September 21, 2013, 10:08:19 AM »
I tend to wear shorts only for exercising or around the house.  In the summer, I wear a lot of skirts and in autumn I put leggings under them.  :)  For me, layering for the weather is the most important bit of my wardrobe.  :)
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« Reply #216 on: September 22, 2013, 12:46:16 PM »
But then chary is in gorgeous, glorious (*when* am I *ever* going to get back there?!) Cornwall *sigh*. 

 

Exactly! These "Southerners" ...  ;)

But what was I thinking!  Of course, she'll want to wear her shorts/cutoffs over her black tights all winter long  ;D
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Re: LIST: Things you SHOULDN'T have brought with you
« Reply #217 on: September 22, 2013, 01:15:11 PM »
 

Exactly! These "Southerners" ...  ;)

But it doesn't get nearly as hot down here as it does in London and the environs!
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Re: LIST: Things you SHOULDN'T have brought with you
« Reply #218 on: September 22, 2013, 05:50:02 PM »
But it doesn't get nearly as hot down here as it does in London and the environs!

Yeah, you probably get sea breezes, whereas London can get beastly!
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Re: LIST: Things you SHOULDN'T have brought with you
« Reply #219 on: September 24, 2013, 09:09:17 AM »
but if memory serves, summer 2012 in Scotland was far warmer and sunnier than England......

There will always be a day for 'hot weather' clothes  ;D
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Re: LIST: Things you SHOULDN'T have brought with you
« Reply #220 on: April 15, 2017, 10:37:10 PM »
A wii bought in the US (I assume this goes for any US bought gaming system). Tried playing it while it was plugged into my converter, the transformer blew. We bought  a UK plug, powered it up, transformer blew again. Bought a wii there, worked fine.
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