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  1. Re: Can you ring during power outage while connected to fibre optic?

    I suspect you'll be better off with one of these rather than a UPS with all it's overheads..
  2. Thread: Freeview

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    Re: Freeview

    From my experience with receivers expect to replace them every two years..
  3. Ping Surferjoe. Did you buy this tablet in the end?

    Back in a lacked thread you said..
    http://pressf1.pcworld.co.nz/showthread.php?143809-Please-Advise-On-A-New-Tablet-For-Me&highlight=samsung

    Did you buy one of these?? I did about two weeks ago....
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    Re: Jacinda Ardern New labour Leader

    No doubt Labor have decided to use her to attract the straight males and lesbian females despite her teeth.
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    Re: Windows 10 --- Latest Tech Preview

    I have put all my PCs into the Slow Ring now until I read comments here.. :-)
  6. Re: Winston Peters accuses Te Ururoa Flavell of 'hiding' behind te reo Maori

    Very true. I get pissed off by the social engineering weather forecasters on One and Three news who insist on calling New Zealand, Aoeteroa and certain cities like Auckland by their Maori place...
  7. Re: For Auckland drivers: Waterview Tunnel speed cameras now operating

    Another revenue gather dangerous hot spot I'm sure. Guess you need to pay for the tunnel some how.. I notice in the Melbourne tunnels they have one every couple of hundred meters.
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    Re: Hands off my plastic Bags !

    I also remember the paper supermarket bags and how on a wet day they fell to bits when you were putting stuff into the car..
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    Re: Hands off my plastic Bags !

    I agree. We use them for all sorts of things. But the lifestyle police seem to think that they are the most evil thing in the world..
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    Re: America's Cup 2017

    It's not named after a country but a boat..
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    Re: Dropping the "ing"

    I think this discussion should go to "Neighbourly" or Facebook rather than here.. These pedantic discussions seem to come very 6 months or so, Must be a slow day in some people lives..
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    Re: Drivers Trusting GPS Too Much..

    I got rid of map books years ago and now 100% use GPS to get where I need to go..
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    Re: Windows 10 --- Latest Tech Preview

    Found another app that doesn't like these preview builds, Malwarebytes. If you do a scan with "Rootkit" checked it green screens the PC on Prescan operation. Tried it on two machines with...
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    Re: America's Cup 2017

    Have it in Tauranga just off the Mount.

    You know what was the best part of this AC?? No hakas anywhere compared with other NZ sport where it seems to break out at the drop of a hat..
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    Re: America's Cup 2017

    Well done TNZ. Hope you have the victory parade here in Morrinsville in front of the big cow :-)
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    Re: America's Cup 2017

    Yes that second race was a great start. I see that "Spitball" has offered to fall on his sword for the next race if the crew want it but somehow I can't see that happening as I don't think Oracle ...
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    Re: Windows 10 --- Latest Tech Preview

    Hi Wainui,

    Do you now if the latest Nod32 now works with these preview builds. Last time I tried a couple of months ago I got a blue screen and it took ages to fix it??
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    Re: America's Cup 2017

    Sat / Sunday Bermuda time. Starts Sunday our time then Monday and then the following weekend. No racing during the week because NBC TV in the US has paid the big money for the broadcast rights and...
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    Re: America's Cup 2017

    I can live with that providing I don't hear who won from the M-in-law who has Sky first..
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    Re: America's Cup 2017

    TV set in the lounge I suspect..
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    Re: America's Cup 2017

    Wonder what the nationality makeup is on these boats as every time some is interviewed they sound like a Kiwi or Ozzy??
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    Re: America's Cup 2017

    I haven't enjoyed watching it as I don't have Sky. I believe that the NZ Gov gave TNZ $5mil R&D grant so it should be FTA to all of us.
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    Re: America's Cup 2017

    I bet Spitball won't want NZ as the challenger. Anyone but NZ..
  24. Thread: Honours List

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    Re: Honours List

    Queen's Birthday Honours: Reality TV queen Julie Christie is now a Dame . Now they're scrapping the bottom of the barrel http://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=11869019
  25. Thread: Honours List

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    Re: Honours List

    Of course. That's why he brought them back. Sir John looks way better on a CV or a company directors list than plain old Mt Key.

    One of the few good things that Labor did was get rid of this...
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