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    Re: No fences in Europe

    In the alpine regions sheep and cows are marched up the mountains in spring and brought down into barns in autumn, has been that way for centuries. English farmers take their sheep into barns for...
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    Re: Covid Testing Thought Experiment

    I received my microchip from Bill Gates 9 weeks ago and went in to have it activated 2 weeks ago, there was a delay here apparently as we are such a small backwater. :lol:
  3. Re: Did you know there is a salt works in New Zealand?

    So where does Himalayan rock salt come from? Himalayas are landlocked aren't they?
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    Re: Just bought my first diesel.

    Friend of ours ended u in court with Mazda dealer down this way, they hadn't done something which they said they had, it wrecked the engine and needed a full replacement one. But because she was...
  5. Thread: Clarkson's Farm

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    Re: Clarkson's Farm

    He also just won the top award from the NFU (National Farmers Union) over there for showcasing the problems all farmers face
  6. Re: How long before Wellington and the rest of the North Island go into Level 3 Lockd

    There is a family down here on holiday from Whangarei, they left before the latest lockdown so have done nothing wrong, yet they nearly got flamed on our local Farcebook page. Thankfully the admins...
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    Re: Just bought my first diesel.

    Right on the last screen I think it asks for your email address, not totally sure as haven't done it for a while usually SWMBO does it.
  8. Re: How long before Wellington and the rest of the North Island go into Level 3 Lockd

    Yet car dealers can sell you a supposedly road ready new car then ask you to pay onroad costs, what a joke that is as it means the car isn't actually road ready.
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    Re: Just bought my first diesel.

    If you buy RUC online they send the sticker in the mail, I always get the email response to say I have paid and keep it on my phone until the sticker arrives. You should have had it by now, mine...
  10. Thread: ANti-Vax

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    Re: ANti-Vax

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    Might have a use for one of these again soon since witches are getting around. From Canterbury Kent England the nearest city to where I originally hail.
  11. Re: How often do you sign another contract with ISPs, power companies etc?

    We are rural so fibre will never happen, as to starlink I have no idea and even though we could get Spark, the Skinny service doesn't work here.
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    Re: Just bought my first diesel.

    Yep most companies now recommend oil at 15000Km
  13. Re: Do you know the interesting history of Radio Hauraki?

    Just like radio Caroline in the UK after there ship sank most of the DJ's ended up on the BBC anyway as they realised they needed a new station for the younger generation, it became Radio 1. and more...
  14. Re: How often do you sign another contract with ISPs, power companies etc?

    Wife always does a comparison as soon as our contract is up. For instance we can only get 4G wifi internet, there are no other options. Spark were giving us 160Gb for $85 found a deal with 2D that...
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    Re: Just bought my first diesel.

    Even with RUC my diesel ute is still cheaper to run than an equivalent size ute in petrol and add in the extra servicing which is now 15000Km for modern diesels and its still cheaper to run.
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    Re: Journalistic Standards

    What gets me is the bad spelling and very bad grammar, even basic word processing programs have spelling and grammar checkers so no excuses.
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    Re: Trouble with Stuff

    Yep Ublock origin wasn't working too good so have switched to adblocker ultimate and that is working great
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    Re: Self Isolation Pilot

    Have you seen those collars you put on dogs that give them a buzz when they get too close to a wire around your property? That is what they should have with ankle bracelets would work for MIQ and for...
  19. Re: Just in case you needed a smile to start the day

    I liked this one

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IIJD93Z2C_8
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    Re: Don't Yah just love a happy ending.

    Have you tried duba duba out in the carpark there at Bush Inn its our go to whenever we do come into town which isn't often.
  21. Thread: Backup program

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    Re: Backup program

    I use Syncback free for just standard data backups, if I was into imaging still which I'm not it would be mini tool or macrium. I had too many failures with Acronis a few years ago so wouldn't go...
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    Re: Referendum call as 64% oppose 'Aotearoa'

    Seems I missed all the fun of the fair yesterday
  23. Re: Sir Bob Jones - colonial nonsense - no punches pulled

    +5
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    Re: Is there any hope for us ?

    I tried that and she said it was because I kept looking her up my wife that is
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    Re: I miss reading Metla's posts

    Speedy moved out of Auckland to I think Taranaki and disappeared.
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