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  1. Adobe Reader Small file asize on openingf

    I have latest version of Adobe Acrobat Reader Dc .
    Recently when I open a pdf file it first appears on screen at View size 36.7% or 43%.
    I can zoom to read more clearly.
    I use Warehouse...
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    Re: Shock Horror! I was banned.

    Roscoe, I have agreed with many of you prior posts but agree with baabits that Jen is a very reasonable moderator.. As you say " PCWorld Chat is not the only game in town and does not make much...
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    Re: Don't Yah just love a happy ending.

    In 1971 I was flatting in Symonds St, Royal Oak, Auckland the street where NZ' first KFC opened. I remember seeing queues (on foot) 100 + yards long.
    Obviously a very successful Advert campaign.
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    Re: Car Insurance Premiums and Age

    Decades ago in late 1960s I was with State. I had 2 car accidents -both other parties' fault . The other parties readily accepted it was their fault. State delayed and delayed on a pretext before...
  5. Thread: ANti-Vax

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    Re: ANti-Vax

    Clive M - these Anti Vaxers will go screaming for Health Services to treat them when things go wrong.
    Unfortunately our soft Society would heed their scream instead of telling them to go away and...
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    Re: After Covid Video (joke)

    Thanks piroska -absolutely enjoyed it.
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    Re: Referendum call as 64% oppose 'Aotearoa'

    I voted Labour (party vote only) last election but probably won't next time. Historically Labour has a bad habit of trying to "sneak in" major changes by the back door.
    e.g. Helen Clarke -republic...
  8. Thread: Joke

    by Neil F
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    Re: Joke

    I was listening to the radio and the host invited callers to reveal the nicknames they have for their wives.
    The best call was from a brave chap who called his wife "Harvey Norman"
    The host asked...
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    Re: Much ado about nothing

    I agree with you prefect. I think David Seymour , being in a minority party feels he needs to be in the media all the time. Many in the media are basically lazy and will report on anyone who is...
  10. Re: Ministry of Children/Oranga Tamariki cased dismissed

    I agree -more grievance excuses. Where was the love and support from her ethnic community at the start? Clearly not there otherwise why did she end up with a couple that wanted her. I guess (but...
  11. Re: Prime Minister, not all of your "team of 5 million" is that stupid

    A business friend was talking with satff from Chorus the other day. They said during Covid Internet sage was extremely high but at 1pm and 6pm each day it drops away hugely as people tune i for...
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    Re: Lynnmall terroist

    I totally agree with you Paul. It is important to have separation of judiciary from Government but ,from my perspective, the law society tends to bend over for "bleeding hearts'
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    Re: Its not over till its over

    Great clip -Wainui .Others have previously been caught out .Beamish's sprint finish reminds me of Kiwi's win in the Melbourne Cup.
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    Re: Lockdown? What Lockdown?

    In Newmarket Auckland roads are largely free. I still get pissed off at people who still think they are above wearing a mask. At noon today i passed a couple with a baby in a stroller -wife had on a...
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    I'm Nervous re fix

    My Lenovo Thinkpad keeps losing audio then most times audio returns 1,2 or 3 days later. Not this time. As Covid closes business I have been given instructions to fix myself. I'm assuming the...
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    Re: Lockdown level 4 again

    Fantastic, Wainui I loved it. I can remember some of the artists -SkyHook -"You've blown it all Sky High " and Kevon Bloody Wilson -bawdy humour but not crude.
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    Re: It's not called a Maternity Suite anymore.

    Observation. Where is forum moderation? This is supposed to be a forum for comments NOT insulting other members. Comments should be focused on the topic. If you disagree with a comment give your...
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    Re: World Indigenous Peoples' Day

    There are other "weird" days. 10th August was International Laxy Day (not officially recognised in NZ but practised every day by some) 26 August apparently is International Dog's Day.
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    Re: Buzz Words of yesterytear

    Blue Druid your mention of a half -crown reminded me.
    When i was about 7 or 8 a friend's mum gave me a half-crown and asked me to go o the dairy to buy a Pound of butter. The whole time walking...
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    Re: Did you have a crystal set?

    Yes I built or a friend helped me in 1960 in Gisborne. I heard Halberg and Snell's Rome Gold medals listening on it. When we next moved to Te Awamutu in 1961 we moved to a newly built house high...
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    Re: One for you other Geriatrics.

    I agree with you BM - good parenting and taking an interest in your children is key.
    Priroska I understand what you have written but seldom is it enforced. Some sleazy lawyer will claim '...
  22. Thread: Covid

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    Re: Covid

    I too can work from home so no majors. I am a bit of a fascist at heart and I think "The Team of 5 million" is absolute crap. Generally NZ are too soft o offenders . Be Kind-try education-well...
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    Re: Are you a Beatles fan?

    Great stuff ,Roscoe thanks for the link. As trend setters e.g. All you Need is Love had a very long repetitive ending . Copied by Simon and Garfunkel-The Boxer.
    I heard an interview with Ringo...
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    Re: Why do they pronounce it "Owtearoa"?

    TVNZ staff are legends (in their own minds).
    They try to copy Ngapuhi which uses Wh as F.
    Many other Tribes use the W as we do. e.g. Wanganui
    Depending where you are Mt Cook is Aorangi or...
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    Re: Windows Defender and USB Memory Sticks

    I found a fix via MS Community.
    Plug in the External HDD or USB then when that drive appears on screen (Explorer) right click it and select Scan with Win Defender.
    You are presented with the...
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