What Have You Bought That You Need Not Have...

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  1. Jkarchibald

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    Love all the threads about things people have bought, but what about those things you regret buying...

    Having collected a new Campervan today I find that it comes with a carbon monoxide detector (making the one I bought redundant), together with an electric hook up cable (shame I bought one of those in advance too).
     
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    Why do you think we have the Bring and Buy meet, always oversubscribed !!
     
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    A wedding ring ::bigsmile: but dont tell the wife:devil:
     
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    Well the jury's still out . I shall make my decision after a weekend in Misterton.
    2x summer and winter weight , with bags Duvalays .
     
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    Hi.
    A top of the range,"Scanner" for Air shows years ago............ Unless there is anyone at whatever show, who can program it it is about as mutch use to me,as feathers are to a FROG!!
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    New expensive down duvet for the van, then sold the van and brought a van with single beds.:)
     
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    That could be a very deep philosophical question :)
     
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    Sew it down the middle with a sewing machine. Voila , two singles !
     
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    If your going to Misterton, or saltfleet , Ralph could do it for you. Or show you how.
     
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    You seem pretty certain about this. Yet to see one on offer at the bring and buy.
     
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    According to Mrs A, almost everything I have bought over the last 30 years.........
     
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    Just filled the van with diesel before selling it - old habits die hard.
     
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    When I was starting the project of fitting out our new narrow boat I thought I would treat myself to a state of the art 3ft level.
    I quickly realised nothing on a boat is ever going to be level!!!! Especially when its in the water - Doh!
     
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    Looked at that it was a king size but 2 singles from it would have been too narrow, also looked at converting to one single & buying just one single, in the end brought 2 new singles.
     
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