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15:18 UK time, Monday, 12 October 2009

Children draw own visions of 2020 - is it a sign I'm getting old when I see suggestions for "eco-friendly devices such as a solar-powered lawn mower" and remember when you just had to push them and the blade rotated without any other fuel source?
Ed, Clacton, UK

It's good to see in this recession that ITV is reusing the set of 1990s game show Scavengers as a backdrop for Danni Minogue.
Basil Long, Nottingham

I prefer abstruse marmalade myself...
Nadja, Boston, USA

Could it be...? Yes, I think it is... Porridge!
Rob Foreman, London, UK

McDonald's has opened a fast-food outlet abutting Paris' greatest art gallery? That's hardly surprising, as, whenever I actually visit a McDonald's, I usually have to go straight to the louvre.
Rob Falconer, Llandough, Wales

The news that male life expectancy increases by three months every year, is both pleasing and deeply confusing. One the one hand I'm wondering what to do with all the extra time, on the other hand I might spend all of that time wondering how I'm only ageing 75% as quickly as my wife.
Dr W B Chellam, Bradford

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The fact that they are shockingly awful & their owner/ organ grinder is ridiculously irritating maybe??

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