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  1. Thread: NZ Herald

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    Re: NZ Herald

    Probably easier to find a Unicorn than a premium journalist!
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    Re: Spark Sport has the cricket

    Personally can't stand watching on a phone, or even laptop. Not much point in HD on a postage stamp. I watch next to nothing of the NZ tv offerings - mostly Netflix, downloads, or via a VPN on MiBox.
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    Re: Phone calls from "Spark Networks"

    ScammerRevolts nails a lot of them https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0uJKUXiU5T41Fzawy5H6mw/videos
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    Re: Phone calls from "Spark Networks"

    They've started giving themselves Kiwi sounding names now. Their reaction is hilarious if you say there's 30,000 warnings in Event Viewer, oh my GOD, oh my GOD. They are usually pretty thick and...
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    Re: Phone calls from "Spark Networks"

    Had a couple more calls, last weeks was hilarious. I got bored with this guy after an hour and hung up and left the phone off the hook. He opens Notepad “Are you there sir” Yes I am, scammer “What...
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    Re: How to remove Win COA sticker

    Hair dryer for about 30 seconds and a razor blade.
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    Re: Phone calls from "Spark Networks"

    Had another call early evening. This guy was a novice and could barely read through his script so he passed me on to their senior technician haha. Their phone software failed and I heard another...
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    Re: Phone calls from "Spark Networks"

    I pressed 1, they basically spout a whole lot of nonsense. They get you to open event viewer and claim all the errors there are caused by hackers. They then get you to go to validator.w3.org and...
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    Re: Rescuing some 5.25" floppies

    Why single my post out, sheesh. Pickyl
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    Re: Rescuing some 5.25" floppies

    I listed some c64 games on Trade Me, all of them sold. Some went for a good price. Worth a try.
  11. Thread: Weed Killer

    by Beav
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    Re: Weed Killer

    +1 for Weed Weapon.
  12. Re: How can I search on Google on other countries?

    They changed things about a year ago so you get results relevant to your location.
    https://www.theverge.com/2017/10/27/16561848/google-search-always-local-results-ignores-domain
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    Re: Mini Cams for Vehicles

    Maybe something like this? If the link fails search Aliexpress for SQ13 camera
    ...
  14. Thread: Then and now

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    Re: Then and now

    Pretty bloody useless for a Then and NOW comparison then :devil
  15. Thread: Then and now

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    Re: Then and now

    That graph has it currently under $2. Not here it ain't
  16. Thread: AA Batteries

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    Re: AA Batteries

    Maha Powerex rechargeables for me.
    Did buy standard Phillips aaa from a $2 shop recently, lasted 1 week in Firestick remote. Can you say "knockoffs!"
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    Re: How to prevent cut tree from sprouting back?

    I'm trying out some Cut N Paste, will see how it goes https://www.cutnpaste.co.nz/our-products/shrub-and-tree-weeds-the-original-cutnpaste/
    Kerosene is supposed to be good too, doesn't half stink...
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    Re: Panasonic TV Remote Control

    Panasonic sell them (contact through website), but they are $40-$50ish! Nothing to lose trying the Ali model, apart from having to wait a couple of weeks.
  19. Thread: amazon.com.au

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    Re: amazon.com.au

    Even ordering from the German site is easier, it's crazy! I got the OZ only DVD I wanted from EzyDVD, several bucks cheaper than what AmazonAU were selling it for.
  20. Thread: amazon.com.au

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    amazon.com.au

    I was browsing through some DVDs there and any title that "Ships from and sold by Amazon AU" cannot be delivered to New Zealand. So we can buy from .ca, .com, .uk, .de, etc but not from across the...
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    Re: Software Recommendations Sought

    We've got 3 licenses for Smart Security, around $115 per year all up.
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    Re: "Your computer is faulty" scams

    Had one yesterday, spoofed called id to appear from Christchurch 0354838198. Said my windows was sending out errors so I asked him what's my IP address in the logs. Click.
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    Re: Keyboard turns ON PC

    My P8H61 started doing that when 10 was installed. But it doesn't do it all the time, very random.
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    Re: Pike Mine re-entry, $26Million not enough

    Thought Winnie would have been in there by now, with his pick-axe and shovel ;-)
  25. Thread: PB Tech

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    Re: PB Tech

    Must be PB Tech's week! https://www.stuff.co.nz/business/105203161/pb-tech-charged-for-extended-warranties-warned-for-bait-advertising
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