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    Re: Worldwide Deaths

    Year 1900 population 1 billion.
    Year 2000 population 8 billion.

    Only have to do the maths.

    China back to two kids limit, wheewww.

    Where will it end?.
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    Re: What does the virus mean for globalisation?

    He probably mentioned WW11 and the life saving food the US flew in.

    Still remember the gauntlet those US pilots had to fly/run, because of the Ruskies' block-aid.

    lurking.
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    Re: The Questions of Life?

    Watched a program on Choice this morning about Turtle Beach, the hatching of turtles under time lapse video.

    How did those baby turtles know which way was "up", was it put into their DNA when the...
  4. Thread: Toner Leak

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    Re: Toner Leak

    Have been doing that for years and years, even with the old line-flow paper, "waste not want not", something we should tell "Greta" about.

    lurking.
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    Re: Fibre getting connected (Hooray!) - questions

    We are probabley well down the line then!!!!!!!!!!!. The more you pay the more speed you get ?.

    @ $75.00 per month for computer and landline phone and free toll calls throughout NZ needs to be...
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    Re: Fibre getting connected (Hooray!) - questions

    Tony, got one of those emails back in 2017 from Enable.

    Recently had Vod put in FibreX 90 unit.

    Wai has the same I think but 200 level, stand to be corrected Wai
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    Re: I can't understand it.

    Have just read this morning's The Press and those lights are stated as being 49 meters high and us rate payers are loaning $1.5 million towards the cost of $4.5 million.

    lurking.
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    Re: I can't understand it.

    Roscoe, I presume it's those "pricks" who want the 45 meter high lights put on our Hagley Oval, so that other "pricks" on the other side of the world can see the ladies world cricket live, wtf.
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    Re: Covid-19 - Self Isolate

    Did that for 30 years, touch wood, New Brighton to Riccarton, 10 years and New Brighton to Hornby 20 years, not one accident, I did say touch wood didn't I.

    Cars used for work, 1960 Prefect, 1967...
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    Re: Covid-19 - Self Isolate

    Stupidity is harder to cure as there is more than one cause in road deaths.

    IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT - CORONAVIRUS
    Last evening dining out with friends, one of their uncles, who's graduated with a...
  11. Re: Windows Firewall Notification will NOT disable

    Software problem ehh, rofl.

    Probably hasn't paid off Nigeria's o/s debt either.
  12. Re: Windows Firewall Notification will NOT disable

    I stand corrected. but doesn't Microsoft now own the rights to our pcs', W10 is copyright and they know all about the hardware, etc in those computers!.

    We could ask Bill to sell his 1 billion...
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    Re: Butane gas bottles

    Ken, those things were bl**dy fantastic, where we picnicked there was never a shortage of dry grass and sticks to keep it going, very good tea brew with the hot water from it.

    Won't go into the...
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    Re: Butane gas bottles

    zpwerty, I was born and lived in Hawkes Bay for 30 years, it was known for earthquakes, especially the Napier one.

    Been trying to find info from Papers Past about the Napier one, especially the...
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    Re: Butane gas bottles

    piroska, would have used the open fire place, but, when you lose the chimney.

    We had workers in the area of the fallen summerhill stones, but we both had a devil's own time trying to get up off...
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    Re: Butane gas bottles

    Thanks CliveM, might as well keep till after the 10th anniversay next year.

    Bit of a right-up in thie morning's The Press about gas heater, so I would check this out.

    Quite a good experience...
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    Butane gas bottles

    god, it's 9 years on the 22nd Feb. since our sml eathquakes.

    Back then we bought a sml butane gas cooker (no power for a wee while, lol) and a supply of the sml canisters.

    No useby date to be...
  18. Thread: Corona Virus

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    Re: Corona Virus

    Spanish flu of 1918/1919 was just a flu toooo!!.

    lurking
  19. Thread: Corona Virus

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    Re: Corona Virus

    Digby I'm more worried about the 5,600 people who have arrived back in NZ, who haven't been tested at the boarder. Today's The Press.

    Came in from mainland China of all places, but "she'll be...
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    Re: Spider Feast, wow

    They are good for clearing out the dreaded "white tail" spider as well.

    lurking.
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    Re: Fly ordered coffee at ptrol station

    Interesting that!!. My cellphone doesn't need to be pressed to activate the next card in Solitaire, as stated it must be "body heat".

    Older Samsung mini cellphone.

    lurking.
  22. Re: News flash!! An academic talks logic, talks sense!

    Definitely a problem. China again, upped their breeding to 2 children per family, mind you that's not a bad thing, as who is going to look after an ageing population on a one child limit.

    Some...
  23. Re: The elemental curiosity of attempting to force Te Reo on the populace ...

    Travelled anywhere!!!!!!. If Helga knew where we have traveled over the years she would have a fit. They now want to curtail "travel" especially by air, that would p"ss the now generation off, that's...
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    Did maori learn moriori or just eat the language out of them.

    Father and Grandfather could speak Maori, they used to cater for a lot of functions and us kids used to wonder the f**k they were...
  25. Thread: Tanks

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    Re: Tanks

    But we now have "rockets". Would we have the balls to upgrade to weapons grade.

    What good were tanks anyway, just another must have to quieten the defence force whim of either political party when...
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