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  1. Re: Monday Laughs ... Male anatomy, Blonde Jokes, and Culture Corner: Sheeran and Boc

    A man was driving his new M5 BMW a little over the speed limit when he saw a patrol car draw up behind him.
    Without thinking it through, He planted his foot and left the police patrol car in his...
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    Re: Somebody must be making lots of money

    You only have to study the specials discounting to get a fair idea of supermarket mark ups, Here in Oz is is patently plain that many items are marker up round the 100% mark.
    The big feature of...
  3. Re: Problems with Skype - Poor Sound Quality

    The problem seems to have cured itself for the time being, I note our NBN speeds have picked up a bit, not quite so much buffering, so I guess it is a National Broadband network problem. There have...
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    Re: New government, new flag?

    The Kiwi is very appropriate.

    Up and out all night and it eats, roots shoots and leaves.
  5. Problems with Skype - Poor Sound Quality

    Over the past couple of weeks we have been experiencing quite annoying problems with Skype, namely the sound quality of the voice transmission, it sounds like the party is gargling and trying to talk...
  6. Re: Well what is the consensus of what the new Government will look like?

    "Jamieson shed" at Waiouru is unofficially named after the pilot who flew into it! One Air Marshal Sir Ewan Jamieson KBE. CB. no less! It is a standing joke in the RNZAF that to become CAS/CAF one...
  7. Re: Well what is the consensus of what the new Government will look like?

    "Also, the empty prisons will relieve the housing situation and a lot of the prospective tenants will already be familiar with the various units. We may have to call them ďFenced VillagesĒ to avoid...
  8. Re: Well what is the consensus of what the new Government will look like?

    "Also, the empty prisons will relieve the housing situation and a lot of the prospective tenants will already be familiar with the various units. We may have to call them “Fenced Villages” to avoid...
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    Re: Iím going to have to ask.

    What makes anyone actually believe that the US Presidential Elections, and the run-up primaries were a clean fair operation.

    Killary Clinton was up there with the best of them when it came to the...
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    Re: Auckland to get 10c a litre fuel tax

    Must disagree with you BM on the exchange rate not affecting petrol prices - it most certainly does, as both NZ and Australia buy petroleum products on the same International market. It is just that...
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    Re: Auckland to get 10c a litre fuel tax

    You do have to take into account the 12% exchange Rate differential.

    Australia is the only country of the many I have lived in were the price varies by the day of the week.
    We are all sick and...
  12. Re: Well what is the consensus of what the new Government will look like?

    Helen Clarke refused, to use her own words, "to be dictated to by an Australian PM on NZ Immigration", and so the vast majority of decent Law abiding New Zealanders, who may have wished to move to...
  13. Re: Well what is the consensus of what the new Government will look like?

    "There are a few kiwis too, who having been in Aussie for a bit, had kids born there and then moved back here.
    The kids should then be evicted right?"

    The only difference is that the Australian...
  14. Re: Well what is the consensus of what the new Government will look like?

    One man Gang, i think Muldoon was a one man party

    Correct, Muldoon was known as the gang of one! A take off on Communist China's gang of four.

    I met him on a number of occassions, he was a very...
  15. Re: Well what is the consensus of what the new Government will look like?

    "Iím starting to think that the old adage that "A Benevolent Dictator is the best form of Government" may have some truth in it.

    Democracy, the majority decision of 10 wise men and 11 idiots.
  16. Re: Well what is the consensus of what the new Government will look like?

    If a current electorate MP has no chance of winning his seat, then he opts for list only - no problem with that.
    Under MMP all MPs are theoretically equal, be they list or electorate.
    The original...
  17. Re: Well what is the consensus of what the new Government will look like?

    We get election bribes every 3 years, not whats best for NZ, but bribe the masses just to get into power

    The sad part about election bribes is that the Briber is actually bribing the recipient of...
  18. Re: Well what is the consensus of what the new Government will look like?

    "For example, Bill English is Prime Minister whilst being only a List MP."

    Nothing wrong with that.
    The German concept, which we copied, envisages party leaders and senior cabinet ministers...
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    Re: Retirement Villages

    And as I'm typing this I'm looking at a retirement home. I've seen worse resorts.

    They are expensive places to live, after buying a Unit, one has ongoing not insignificant "Body Corporate"...
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    "However I don't actually like it myself that individuals can enter parliament without being individually elected, not that I'm against minorities having seats"

    The thing that is objectionable...
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    Re: Recording TV Programmes

    I can't really see the point.
    A. Most TV programmes are crap.
    B. They are bound to be repaeted 2 - 3 times every year for a decade or so.

    Who says opportunity doesn't knock twice
    With TV it...
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    Re: Retirement Villages

    Packaged in an urn at a crematorium.
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    Re: Retirement Villages

    As my old mum used to say, the companies operating retirement homes and complexes don't do it because they like and want to help elderly people, they are doing it to part them from their money and...
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    Re: I need a new car - recommendations please

    Great cars BMW until something expensive needs replacing - also not all that cheap to insure.
    Mate of mine bought a Jap import, a snip at $18000, until the auto transmission crapped itself, none...
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    Re: Shooter In Las Vegas

    BTW: machine guns are federally prohibited in the US.

    Machine Guns may well be prohibited, but one can legally buy a civilian version of the M16 Armalite Infantry rifle, which is a magazine fed...
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