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    Most useful non kitchen gadget in your house

    After years of trying to find the end of the sellotape and cutting pieces off and sticking them on the table when wrapping a present. The large sellotape dispenser I bought about 15 years ago has to be up there as my favourite :-). Well used and reliable.

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    Maybe not a gadget as such, but about ten years ago I bought this set of mini screwdrivers from Poundland. I thought they would be rubbish but theyíre good quality and have been really useful over the years.

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    Without a doubt the long shoe horn. I can't - I mean, I don't, have to bend down to put my shoes on.

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    Wifi signal booster.

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    Chromecast.

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    Popsocket

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    Bose soundlink speaker.

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    Heated blanket for my couch. I absolutely love it.

    https://m.johnlewis.com/dreamland-re...E&gclsrc=aw.ds

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    Quote Originally Posted by easty View Post
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    Heated blanket for my couch. I absolutely love it.

    https://m.johnlewis.com/dreamland-re...E&gclsrc=aw.ds
    Cheers thatís the Mrs. birthday sorted.

    My favourite gadget is probably a bit strange but itís a bench grinder in my garage.

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    Haha I got one after you showing yours off

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    Quote Originally Posted by Alfiembra View Post
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    Cheers thatís the Mrs. birthday sorted.

    My favourite gadget is probably a bit strange but itís a bench grinder in my garage.
    If we're going down the power tool route then it's a close thing between my rail saw or second fix nailgun. Both amazing time saving toys eh ahem tools,I mean tools

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    Paddock stands for my bike. Totally related to my pet peeve I just posted. How did I manage before I got them???

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    Quote Originally Posted by easty View Post
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    Heated blanket for my couch. I absolutely love it.

    https://m.johnlewis.com/dreamland-re...E&gclsrc=aw.ds
    And I bet you tell say to your mates "I had a real hot thing on the couch last night"

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    Sonos

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    @hibs.net private member snooky's Avatar
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    Jeez am I right out the loop. I'm having to google all these gadgets to find out what they are.
    (This post could be on the Pet Peeves thread )

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    Quote Originally Posted by patch1875 View Post
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    Sonos

    yes, most used gadget in our place too

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    Without a doubt the long shoe horn. I can't - I mean, I don't, have to bend down to put my shoes on.
    I'm with you on this one. Prolongs the life of my shoes heels by years. My extendable back scratcher is another very satisfying purchase.

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    Haha I got one after you showing yours off
    And how did we ever live without one? Id be lost now!

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    Quote Originally Posted by lgnsh70 View Post
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    I'm with you on this one. Prolongs the life of my shoes heels by years. My extendable back scratcher is another very satisfying purchase.
    And there was me thinking that your nom-de-plume stood for "I've Got No Shoe Horn"

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    And there was me thinking that your nom-de-plume stood for "I've Got No Shoe Horn"
    Sounds like a number straight out from the Beverley Hill Billies Country and Western show. Reached about number 70 in their charts listing.


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    Quote Originally Posted by patch1875 View Post
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    Sonos
    Yup. Sonos beats my cheap screwdriver set every day of the week. Got one for my 70th and donít know how I managed without one.

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    My Roomba is my favourite. Before I leave the house I just set it loose on one of the 4 floors and it does the business. I've got oak flooring on the 3 living floors and tiles in the cellar so I'm not sure how it would perform on carpet.

    http://store.irobot.com/default/room...0/R690020.html

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    Has to be my iPad.

    goes everywhere with me 😊

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    My microwave is my best friend. Without it I would die.

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    Quote Originally Posted by snooky View Post
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    My microwave is my best friend. Without it I would die.
    Read the thread title and try again ;-)
    "If a player is not interfering with play or seeking to gain
    an advantage, then he should be."

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    Sky Remote (Don't have a tv in the kitchen)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Scouse Hibby View Post
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    Read the thread title and try again ;-)
    Okay - duh me.

    I've moved the microwave to the living room just to save face

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