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Unplugged generation (11 Apr 2006)
They might be able to knock up the Ikea, but it will still mean a long cold night for the young, with almost half of them unable to bleed a radiator. Such skills are almost second nature to the over-50s, with a warming 90% able to fix the heating.

More grimy problems such as unblocking a drain also show that the older generation are first round the bend and into the winning straight - with only a quarter of the grey foxes troubled by the prospect of wielding the plunger, compared to a third of the new kids on the blocked.
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