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    Re: Solitaire - stacked decks!

    Tons more games (725).

    Categories, "tour" where you can play a bunch one after other as a set, their choice or make you own.

    Change decks, backgrounds and such. Small cards, big cards,...
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    Re: Solitaire - stacked decks!

    Tried Aisleriot. PGS is heaps better.
    :-)
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    Re: Help is at hand.

    I was a terrible parent.
    My son:

    Was found in vege garden eating worms when aged 1.

    Found eating cat food with the cats at age 2.

    Stuck a crayon up his nose aged 4. That took ages, was...
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    Re: Help is at hand.

    "How to prepare cucumber and capsicum isn’t specifically mentioned in the rules, but could potentially be cooked until “easily squashed between your thumb and forefinger” and cut into strips. "
    ...
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    Re: Help is at hand.

    No. They don't.

    "The rules from the Ministry of Education "

    Utterly ridiculous, anything else? Fences round pools, bans on various foods, no more slides and swings like the old school...
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    Re: Solitaire - stacked decks!

    https://www.goodsol.com/

    Heaps better........
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    Re: Burning head from anxiety?

    Yes they do. But part of it is the way they are trained, esp in surgery as an instance, senior guy teaches newbie, his ideas, techniques and procedures. Testing of such happens rarely.

    This is...
  8. Re: How to watch the America's Cup from Aussie?

    It's kind of like watching paint dry...husband has watched some. I can only sit there for a few minutes.

    Now the Sydney to Hobart, thats what I call a yacht race!
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    Re: Advice on backup options

    1)HAving all 3 attached is a risk. Power issues - lightning or power surges and such can trash the lot.
    Backups are OK on an internal IF you also have them on another not attached drive as well.
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    Re: Ny opinions on Magness Benrow?

    I ignore buying reviews. What matters is after sales service.........so I concentrate on those instead. And obviously you don't get that unless there has been an issue and you go back to retailer....
  11. Re: After highlighting text and then want to exit that ... big delay in response time

    Mouse lag?

    https://blog.pcrisk.com/windows/12211-how-to-fix-mouse-lag-on-windows-10
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    Re: Auckland motel?

    I have. No issues at all even to airport...but then, there never is during school holidays.
    It's all those legless children being ferried about............
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    Re: Non "Kiwi" Kiwi Fruit

    Specific countries don't own a plant...especially one that was imported in the first place.
    Buy from your local fruit and veg if it bothers you...or grow your own.

    Not a fan of the green...prefer...
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    Re: Ny opinions on Magness Benrow?

    https://pricespy.co.nz/store.php?f=10725

    Many user reviews.
  15. Re: Windows 10 inbuilt Defender/Firewall or Third Party?

    +1

    Until I swapped to Linux, I used this as well. Excellent product.
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    Re: Auckland motel?

    Can't comment on Wgtn travel times, but I never did like the place, or the motorways there.
    The thing with Auckland is that it is narrow.......it did help having the Albany motorway too, alternate...
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    Re: Internet Connection

    2 things my brother did:

    Move the modem to centre of house
    Bought a power socket wifi siilar to this:
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  18. Thread: Special people

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    Re: Special people

    We had one briefly.....I used to do all of it except end of year tax, we had different figures for provisional one time, she checked, rang me back and said I was right and we didn't need her and then...
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    Re: Special people

    Yes it's funny how many people thought myself or husband would be so happy to get cash from the customers.
    No it was a PITA. You have to bank the stuff.
    And you can't just make all transactions...
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    Re: Special people

    https://www.newshub.co.nz/home/money/2020/05/cash-payments-declining-as-contactless-methods-become-the-norm-experts.html
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    Re: Special people

    Down in Southland I didn't take cheques then. IT was 2006....
    No-one was bothered, no-one complained and almost no-one actually offered me one. They weren't "townies" either....most were farmers and...
  22. Re: Quora and suchlike ............. a pain in the **s?

    No.
    Ads and popups and interstitials to force users to login or register before they can see more of the content, similar to a metered paywall.
    (From wiki)
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    Re: Special people

    So cheques are an aid for the disabled then, are they?

    Here's some history:



    in the fifth century BCE that the Phoenicians introduced the alphabet to the Greeks.

    Plato criticized this...
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    Re: Special people

    Unless you still rent, or have a mortgage it is perfectly adequate to live on you know. Even before we moved here my mum was able to save $200 a month. And she sure spends like mad at the...
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    Re: Special people

    Nonsense. Internet banking has statements too.
    You don't have to use Direct Debit, you can pay yourself or use credit card. And CCs are safe, any disputes and the CC company refunds you.
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