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To hate it when people move house....

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Sparklingbrook Mon 17-Mar-14 10:11:29

It messes up my address book with crossings out. angry

<considers buying new address book after receiving yet another change of address card>

grin Do I win a prize for first world problem or something?

akachan Mon 17-Mar-14 10:13:02

YANBU! My brother has a whole page of crossed out bits to himself what with university then flat shares and now he lives abroad.

Sparklingbrook Mon 17-Mar-14 10:13:47

OMG akachan can you tear the page out? That would give me the rage.

EatShitDerek Mon 17-Mar-14 10:14:08

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Sparklingbrook Mon 17-Mar-14 10:15:15

shock Where do you keep your addresses Eat? Are you all modern? <suspicious>

stargirl1701 Mon 17-Mar-14 10:15:33

Use a pencil for addresses and phone numbers, OP.

LeMousquetaireAnonyme Mon 17-Mar-14 10:16:58

People have complained to me before that I take all their pages X due to constant moving... I think they gave up in the end! email/facebook is the way forward for me

EatShitDerek Mon 17-Mar-14 10:17:01

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HauntedNoddyCar Mon 17-Mar-14 10:19:04

Pencil is your friend here.

PartialFancy Mon 17-Mar-14 10:19:05

I am a constant source of irritation to my nearest and dearest for this very reason.

StepAwayFromTheEcclesCakes Mon 17-Mar-14 10:19:33

nice shiny new address book, nice shiny new pencil and nice shiney new eraser grin

Sparklingbrook Mon 17-Mar-14 10:20:38

I think I need a new adddress book, and a pencil.

I had a look at some yesterday. There's not enough room for the 'address' in most of them. <humph>

EatShitDerek Mon 17-Mar-14 10:21:21

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Sparklingbrook Mon 17-Mar-14 10:21:26

Ooh yes an eraser Step. A clean one, not one with dirt on that live in DS's pencil cases....

FakaP Mon 17-Mar-14 10:21:55

My parents have 15 addresses for me in their address book - I don't think they have sent me anything through the post since address number 5!

specialsubject Mon 17-Mar-14 10:22:41

address book here too. Doesn't need backing up or batteries. Great idea!

CoffeeTea103 Mon 17-Mar-14 10:22:45

Address book? You do know you can store and edit addresses on your phone, PC etcsmile

BabyDubsEverywhere Mon 17-Mar-14 10:23:15

A real address book? Like, not on a spread sheet??


HomeIsWhereTheHeartIs Mon 17-Mar-14 10:23:20

I think my Grandma would win this one - she needed a new address book after she had to cross out so many people when they died!! Talk about inconsiderate of them.

SooticaTheWitchesCat Mon 17-Mar-14 10:23:26

It is really annoying when people split up and you have to cross one name out too wink

silverten Mon 17-Mar-14 10:24:02

You need a loose leaf mini Filofax address book.

Then you can have tidy pages, and get some really cute dividers, a nice mini pen, and have pockets for stamps.

Tis very satisfying.

Sparklingbrook Mon 17-Mar-14 10:25:11

I know I am an old gimmer, but I do love an address book. I can open it and write the address quicker than switching the laptop on.

Sparklingbrook Mon 17-Mar-14 10:27:01

Sootica how do you choose which one to cross out? sad

TillyTellTale Mon 17-Mar-14 10:27:09

Computers break. And costs hundreds of pounds in new parts to be fixed. <bitter>

I like my address book!

Sparklingbrook Mon 17-Mar-14 10:29:18

silver I like the sound of that. A pocket for stamps you say?

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