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    Re: I have no use for a cave man language

    kiriweti tawhito kaikiri
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    Re: Global Warming hits Aus.

    It's climate change actually. The correct term.
    A thing the planet has always done...in cycles. Regardless of our contribution to the problem.
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    Re: Cheap Smart Phone

    Hah, son used to have cheap junk...they lasted quite well. Now he has seriously expensive and has had problems already...so it means nothing.
    My so old (free) one is still capable of new apps.
  4. Re: Two of the four elements don’t work properly on my stove

    Simmerstats...they control the in between temps....when they die you get full hot or off...
    Easy to change out, look up your local agent for that brand of oven and buy some, roughly $20 each...
    ...
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    Re: Trying to increase shower pressure

    That's right. There are 2 options:

    Changing to a mains (high) pressure cylinder which is the more expensive option.

    Or buying a booster pump. They work really well, husband put a few in. One...
  6. Thread: "Farewell"

    by piroska
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    Re: "Farewell"

    God is dead:

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/2021/04/12/prince-philip-vanuatu/
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    Re: Vets and doctors

    I'm completely aware of that.

    Friend had a tooth out recently...$1100. It was a bit of a problem getting it out etc...but still.
    And yes she's been in private hospital too.

    Vets are cheap,...
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    Re: They are becoming ridiculous!

    It's conversations like this that lead to the backlash.
    Once it was a disgusting crime, now...well some go to the other extreme and come up with this rubbish.

    Kids of gay parents I knew, didn't...
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    Re: USB Video issue.....

    I'd do this. Chromecast is so easy.
    PCs are easy...they play anything..TVs are picky creatures.
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    Re: Vets and doctors

    Blood test, on a drip overnight, (tonight), the anaesthetic, medicines, surgery etc...$600.85.

    Husband pays $15 at docs normally (special thing) and the ACC visit cost $25 today. Bonkers isn't...
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    Re: Vets and doctors

    For years she went to Henderson vets. He did not advocate checks for the sake of it...ditto as with humans.

    She was healthy most of her life. When young she had cat flu and an eye ulcer, that took...
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    Vets and doctors

    Husband off to doc today as we fell down steps and wounded himself. He says he's fine, no he isn't, he skinned his arm and I'm positive he broke one finger, and he has split 2 of them.

    And PK, who...
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    Re: Why drop the "ing"?

    English as it was and is now:

    1. Pretty
    This word is from Old English prættig, "cunning", from præt "trick" – unrelated to prat "idiot", which originally referred to the buttocks (hence pratfall:...
  14. Re: Omron Blood Pressure Monitor -- Chemist Warehouse.

    Quite a few NZ companies do behave exactly the same way when you try to get a refund you know. PBTech for one.
    NL for another.

    CW at least started the whole free prescription thing...and we have...
  15. Thread: "Farewell"

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    Re: "Farewell"

    Their public face and private face are 2 different things, except for the likes of Philip and perhaps Andrew....
  16. Re: Advice please for missing optical drive from PC

    It's dead.
    Get a new one.
  17. Thread: Challenges

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    Re: Challenges

    There are some things happening that I won't think about. I choose to think about the day as it happens, planted some new shrubs this morning, had a nice lunch....

    Never mind the awful thing last...
  18. Re: Omron Blood Pressure Monitor -- Chemist Warehouse.

    File with Disputes.
    Notify Commerce Commission.
  19. Thread: Challenges

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    Re: Challenges

    By not dwelling on them. And concentrating on the good parts of life instead.

    So many people look at the issues, husband has got good at that....he can't do this and that...we don't have this or...
  20. Re: Omron Blood Pressure Monitor -- Chemist Warehouse.

    I have used Chemist Warehouse - online as there isn't one here yet. Sadly.........
    They have been the cause of the $0 prescriptions - elsewhere, not here.

    However when I buy something I look...
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    Re: Features for Features sake?

    I'm a fan of KISS.
    I didn't get a smartphone for ages because I didn't want 90% of the crap they put on them, no need to internet 24/7 or walk around with my nose glued to it.

    And reading Driven...
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    Re: Why drop the "ing"?

    https://www.lexico.com/definition/camp

    I always went to a camping ground to camp.


    verb
    [no object]

    1Live for a time in a tent, especially while on holiday.
    ‘holiday parks in...
  23. Thread: HDD drop outs

    by piroska
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    Re: HDD drop outs

    I've done it before.....just a long time since I used any non Linux stuff....lost track of whats best. Used to be Ghost.
  24. Thread: HDD drop outs

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    Re: HDD drop outs

    Thanks
  25. Re: There's nothing worth watching on the TV these days

    Yes books, I read all the time.........
    But I like some of the docos on Sky.
    Watched Motorway Patrol on TVNZ last night, rather amusing, OMG and these people breed!

    The guy in the tunnel trying...
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