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  1. Thread: Watery Meat.

    by joemac
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    Re: Watery Meat.

    Biltong loses half of its mass when it is cured (dried). Its weight loss is evaporation of body water. I am amazes that your mince , sans water, weighed more than half of the original weight, in fact...
  2. Thread: Skype Spam

    by joemac
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    Re: Skype Spam

    Some decent grammar would go a long way.
  3. Re: Filthy Cockies infested house on the News last night

    What I don't understand is why it was on the news at all. Are HNZ bad people because that bloke had a filthy house? 170+ dead in Australian bushfires, and TVNZ dedicates 3 minutes to a non-story...
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    Re: Where have all the razor blades gone?

    I saw some at Nelson Pak-n-save last week.
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    Re: www.techworld.co.nz - are they any good?

    you can do a whois too, but why would you bother?
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    Re: Where to get distlled water?

    NPK : Nitrogen, Phosphorus and Potassium.
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    Re: Does anyone play Nethack?

    Yup, I play a bit of net hack, usually when interweb is down or some such thing.

    There are quite a few different graphical variations.
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    Re: Help from the Wordsmiths

    Sure, and then you come back to life. Hence, resurrection.
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    Re: Help from the Wordsmiths

    Well, its either an electrocution and a resurrection, or they didn't get electrocuted
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    Re: Help from the Wordsmiths

    An electric shock does not amount to electrocution. An electric shot is just that, electrocution is death from an electric shock.
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    Re: Help from the Wordsmiths

    Curiously, no, I'm a zimbo.
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    Help from the Wordsmiths

    I have been having a discussion with a friend of mine about the word "electrocute"

    She is an ambo and was telling me a story about someone who was electrocuted and needed hospital treatment. Now I...
  13. Thread: Puppy Linux

    by joemac
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    Re: Puppy Linux

    Joe, everyone who uses Linux has Linux problems, its just about having the aptitude (ha ha gedit?) or inclination to persevere and get it where you want it.
  14. Re: Zimbabwe - What do you think will happen, long-term?

    Yes. Here is an example. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mfecane



    One of Mugabe's strengths is/was that he managed to meld together the Shona tribes, who are now an amalgamated entity. The...
  15. Re: Zimbabwe - What do you think will happen, long-term?

    Err, I am a little bitter....
  16. Re: Zimbabwe - What do you think will happen, long-term?

    Rubbish.

    There are hundreds of tribes in Sub-Saharan Africa. And they all have differing traits. But a great deal of them made their living from war and pillage. The Zulu and Matabele come to...
  17. Thread: Hello

    by joemac
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    Re: Hello

    Hello indeed.
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    Re: Any information on UFO’s !!

    There are various laws that make intergalactic travel rather tedious. The fact that it is impossible to go faster than the speed of light means that any aliens travelling here would have to spend...
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    Re: Food - Birds This Week

    In the morning.
  20. Re: I'd like to start another (sort of) gardening thread

    Grass lawn?
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    Re: NZ Gun licence: who's telling the truth?

    I have been hunting and shooting for a long time, but only got my NZ gun licence a few years ago. The Mountain safety course I went to was excellent. There was no video, but a local gent who was...
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    Re: (Early) November dekstop backgrounds

    I like this game.

    Attached file: joemacscreenshot.jpg (166 KB)
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    Re: Fairfax New Zealand

    What do you want? A leader or a muppet?
  24. Thread: It's Official!

    by joemac
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    Re: It's Official!

    Windows 7! More than 6 but less than 8!

    Snappy
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    Re: Buying a new phone - n99i

    You can use any most any GSM phone with Vodafone. And it doesn't matter who you buy it from.Unless........it is one that has been locked to some non-NZ phone company. If you buy it in NZ though (from...
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