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  1. Re: le Viaduc de Millau - the tallest bridge in the world

    It's white, so it must be safe, if dodgy it would be orange.
    ;)
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    Re: The universe is expanding

    It wasn't doing that at this rate until we got metrics - - - mark my words, you mess with nature at your peril.
    If I needed proof that the universe was expanding (I don't) it's not necessary to look...
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    Re: A new poem by Pam Ayres.

    A bit :)
    (Of course, neither of us has ever missed something obvious, except maybe the dawn chorus a couple of times.)
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    Re: A new poem by Pam Ayres.

    AKA known as SWMBO - - - - -
    (Or Organic Auto-nag Autopilot.)
    ;)
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    Re: A new poem by Pam Ayres.

    Mine has most of the features listed by Pam, and in a pinch (about half the time) it can do the go-whoa-turn from the instructee's position. That's handy and peaceful .. .. .. .. although the...
  6. Thread: Booster Adventure

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    Re: Booster Adventure

    His death wish has a huge mob of eager supporters.
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    Re: 52 German Warships sunk in one day

    52 sunk in a single day! :( That would not happen today, the volume of orange cones alone would have buoyed them up.
    OSH would have saved them just like it saves 200 roofers every day, for a mere...
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    Re: Have you heard the cicadas this summer?

    Don't need no flamin' cicadas, tinnitus does the trick quite adequately for me.
    ;)
  9. Re: Brian Tamaki arrested for alleged breach of bail conditions

    . . . . and paulw, who are both currently busy bare-foot water skiing at a walking pace.
  10. Thread: Borders

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    Re: Borders

    Please, don't expect too much from border control - it's only a fringe activity anyway.
    ;)
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    Re: Electric cars again

    It IS their fleet, but not in the sense of "Fleet of Foot" More in the sense of "By Foot is Fleeter"
    ;)
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    Re: Former NZ Beers Memories / Nostalgia

    The most unforgettable beer I've ever tried - unsuccessfully - was Harleys, from Nelson. Couldn't give it away, so 95% of a flagon hit the drain where it doubtless killed any bacteria in the next...
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    Re: Vaccine Booster shot

    There's a very old fashioned remedy - just get the h... out of there.
    ;)
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    Re: Aramex- Pretty Bad

    ^^There's a lot of it about!
    ;)
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    Re: Aramex- Pretty Bad

    With Fastway/Aramex, I've had one less than good experience, over a similar time frame NZPost/couriers have stretched up to be almost adequate three times. NZPost are more expensive too, so somehow...
  16. Thread: Vaccine Pass

    by R2x1
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    Re: Vaccine Pass

    I agree,........ "someone from Russia" . . . . . . is a concern,- someone from McAfee, Readers Digest or Microsoft is cause and enough for panic. However, if Susanne Paul got your details, it's...
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    Re: "I'll ask him to share."

    I merely stated that it was (probably) your best; since I earnestly disagree with your opinions, I left mine out of your thread.
    (Senior management here thinks my post is insulting to you - I guess...
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    Re: "I'll ask him to share."

    Please be kind, Roscoe is honestly doing his best.
  19. Thread: Our filthy water

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    Re: Our filthy water

    NO DISCRIMINATION OF WATER ON THE GROUNDS OF COLOUR. ORANGE WATER SHALL BE AT ALL TIMES EQUAL TO GREEN WATER, IF NOT MORE EQUAL.
    ;)
  20. Thread: Our filthy water

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    Re: Our filthy water

    This is emergency water as indicated by the OSH-approved colour. It is non-recyclable water purely suitable for fighting fires, although it's moot whether the fire or the orange "water" would cause...
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    Re: Have a nice day - not!

    This sounds like a good place to be away from, - unless masochism is your thing, in which case "Have a nice day".
    ;)
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    Re: A rare media article - see both sides?

    . . . and has always been flavour of the year with religious covens . . .
  23. Re: I love watching amateur train videos, but . . .

    Demand a refund right away.
    ;)
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    Re: Windows 11 Latest Tech Preview

    Always has had some, but it usually very cunningly hidden in between the obfuscation, complexity and convolutions. Starting with W8 they've really upped their game in concealing it though.
    ;)
  25. Thread: Clarkson's Farm

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    Re: Clarkson's Farm

    The truly amazing thing is, there's actually people who will watch it.
    A mask is not enough for protection against some who walk among us.
    ;)
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