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You have a time machine and can back exactly six months - what advice would you give yourself?

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Grumpylockeddownwoman Sat 16-May-20 19:40:32

Just that really - would you have quietly stocked up on hand sanitiser? Done something sooner? Taken up a hobby? Changed job?

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Turnedouttoes Sat 16-May-20 19:41:38

Not to have booked a summer holiday on January 1st!! Also to find someone to rent out my flat before lockdown struck

rookiemere Sat 16-May-20 19:42:18

Get my friends to choose our ski weekend the one before we actually were due to go.

Pelleas Sat 16-May-20 19:43:49

Replace the lawnmower!

Grumpylockeddownwoman Sat 16-May-20 19:45:51

@Pelleas feel your pain - our one is rubbish and the strimmer has just given up the ghost too!

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x2boys Sat 16-May-20 19:46:07

Move somewhere very remote with with new neighbours for miles,around but very good shopping delivery service😏

After8itsgrownuptime Sat 16-May-20 19:46:52

Buy shares in zoom and house party

x2boys Sat 16-May-20 19:47:05

No neighbours*

MissFlite Sat 16-May-20 19:47:04

Bought flour, yeast and shares in Zoom

Tonii1985 Sat 16-May-20 19:47:50

Appreciate every moment of your wonderful life exactly as it is. It's about to be a bit shit for a while.

HairyFloppins Sat 16-May-20 19:48:17

Move house quick.

MarcelineMissouri Sat 16-May-20 19:48:53

Get a job in a different industry!
Finish the building work on our house ASAP.

Monkeynuts18 Sat 16-May-20 19:48:59

Ooh good question!

I’d tell myself to:

Go on holiday NOW.

See as much as possible of your parents. Maybe ask them if they’d like to move in while you’re on mat leave.

Go out, see friends!

ElizabethMountbatten Sat 16-May-20 19:49:16

Started our extension earlier

Al1Langdownthecleghole Sat 16-May-20 19:49:22

Built a big extension & moved DS, his girlfriend, DD's boyfriend & MIL in.

And my hairdresser.

oldtownroad Sat 16-May-20 19:49:38

Go to the tip. Was putting it off for months, now our garage is full of crap and we're moving in 2 weeks. Slots for the tip disappear within minutes (I check every hour).

user1497207191 Sat 16-May-20 19:50:13

Tell DS to do more revision for his A level mocks which he did first week of January!

museumum Sat 16-May-20 19:51:00

Not put the car in for its mot the day lockdown began (before mots we’re all extended anyway). Car has been shut in the closed garage waiting for a relatively minor part ever since.

Wbeezer Sat 16-May-20 19:51:14

Sell most of my shares and stop using up my Brexit stash. Stock up on paint make DS1 sit his driving test instead of procrastinating.

Pixiedust49 Sat 16-May-20 19:51:28

Go to the dentist 😬

Lightheart Sat 16-May-20 19:51:36

Get rid of that tip pile in the garden stop putting it off till the hours are longer!! Buy some hand sanitizer and toilet roll. Go visit everyone in my family a few extra times. Oh and invest in a toilet roll company!!

muddledmidget Sat 16-May-20 19:52:22

Make the most of the gym/pool, buy a treadmill for home, and see all my family.

winterinmadeira Sat 16-May-20 19:53:00

Book the week of Christmas off at work

Grumpylockeddownwoman Sat 16-May-20 19:53:09

Ah shares in zoom is a good one!

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Ilovecats14 Sat 16-May-20 19:54:15

Don't book that bday trip you've been planning for April. Also stock up on paint just incase you have to stay in and have nothing productive to do.

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