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    Re: TV won't play sound form laptop.

    What format is the file you are trying to play ?
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    Re: We are in Good Hands

    Many, many years ago, I saw an article about a gang problem in Invercargill.

    The police rounded up all the gang members and literally ran them out of town and told them not to come back.
    The...
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    Re: We are in Good Hands

    The trouble with this today is, the brawling bastards won't hesitate to take the fight to the firemen - couple of knife slashes through the hoses and there is a problem.
    Firemen nowadays don't want...
  4. Re: They should not be allowed to say f*ck on television news

    I was always told that "wh" was meant to be pronounced like a "windy W"
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    Re: How to reduce file size in Android phone

    I have a Samsung too, but I am using the built-in email client, not the gmail one.
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    Re: How to reduce file size in Android phone

    What make of Android and which app are you trying to send with?

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    Re: Referendum call as 64% oppose 'Aotearoa'

    Interesting thread - why is there such a revival in the use of Welsh and Gaelic etc. They are of no more practical use than Maori.

    I think that we would ALL be better off being fluent in two or...
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    Re: Clarkson's Farm

    Yes, this is the reason for the shortage of young NZ farmers - who wants to be a manager on some one else's farm?
    Oh, but there is plenty of Asians who are happy to come here and farm, if only the...
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    Is there any hope for us ?

    Just reading in the ITP techblog https://techblog.nz/2669-Griffin-on-Tech-We-are-in-danger-of-becoming-a-digital-laggard
    about how we are slipping behind so many other countries out there. Yes,...
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    Re: Clarkson's Farm

    On the contrary, even my wife who couldn't stand him in Top Gear, thought Clarkson's Farm was brilliant and we are both looking forward to Season 2.
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    Re: Lynnmall terroist

    As predicted by allblack above, (post #8), the two big supermarkets are taking knives of their shelves.
    What a stupid knee-jerk reaction !!
    What about hardware stores, kitchen appliance stores etc...
  12. Re: Ethernet extender using power socket outlet

    I will be extremely surprised if you can get anything like this speed in real-life.

    Labs yes, your house, no.
  13. Re: Wall clocks - that plugs to the wall instead?

    The manufacturers don't like them because they have to make two versions - one for countries with 60Hz mains and one for countries with 50Hz mains.
    The original Panasonic microwave my wife bought...
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    Re: Why do they pronounce it "Owtearoa"?

    The original Maori alphabet was based on Maori as she is spoke in Northland. Just like English and plenty of other languages, there are other dialects such as in the South Island.
    In Gore, people...
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    Re: Planning for a New Future

    That is why we were losing so many people to OZ in the last couple of decades.
    How then did we end up with a bigger population now than ever before?

    Because John Key allowed almost anyone to buy...
  16. Thread: Thanks Jacinda

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    Re: Thanks Jacinda

    As I said, no more guilty than George Washington and even less than Irgun.
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    Re: Thanks Jacinda

    And you have proof of this ??

    Strikes me that he is no more guilty than George Washington was when he revolted against the British.
  18. Thread: Thanks Jacinda

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    Re: Thanks Jacinda

    It wasn't a decision Jacinda made, rather it was a decision she was too slow at making.
    Considering all the publicity about the 501ers being sent back from OZ, she should have got in quick and...
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    Re: Planning for a New Future

    I think the point the video was trying to make is that judging everything by the almighty $$$ doesn't always get you where you want to go.
    For instance, it was revealed a few days ago that despite...
  20. Thread: Thanks Jacinda

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    Re: Thanks Jacinda

    ScoMo only cares about victory at the next election.
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    Re: Planning for a New Future

    Did you watch the video? Which part of it did you have a problem with ?
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    Re: Racism In Reverse

    You are opening another can of worms here.
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    Re: Mobile Audio Query

    Why don't you listen to the FM station via the online app rather than over the air?
  24. Thread: News Websites

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    Re: News Websites

    BBC, NPR, Newshub, RNZ, Stuff, Reuters, Al-Jazeera, all free.
    If you want to see a graph on what some think are neutral sites with varying degrees of news-depth, try looking at this -...
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    Re: Firefox 89 and omnibox

    pcuser42 has it right.
    Did you follow all the steps?
    You mentioned about dragging to the Google search box; but you need to drag it up to the address bar where you want it.
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