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    Re: Have a nice day - not!

    My pet hate is (and it is NZ based) -"how is your day going /been?" or "How are you?" Especially if it is voiced by a stranger or a cold call sales person.
    My thoughts are "none of your...
  2. Re: How long before Wellington and the rest of the North Island go into Level 3 Lockd

    Mobile Vaccination buses should have been introduced and resourced months ago for remoter rural areas such as Northland and West Coast as some people want vaccination but have access problems,
    I...
  3. Thread: Intel v AMD

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    Re: Intel v AMD

    Thanks, ChiefNZ for such detailed comments.
  4. Thread: Intel v AMD

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    Re: Intel v AMD

    ChiefNZ Re laptop I have zero interest in gaming.
    My main uses are using Microsoft 365 and XERO for Business. (I want speed) I listen to music a lot (quite a bit of downloading YouTube...
  5. Thread: Intel v AMD

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    Intel v AMD

    I suspect it becomes personal choice but currently should one have any particular concerns when a new laptop is purchased re whether it is with Intel Chip or AMD Chip?
    I think a few years back...
  6. Re: Do you know the interesting history of Radio Hauraki?

    I saw 2 movies re Radio Hauraki. Three Mile limit (saw it a few years back at Sky City Theatre) and Pirates of the Airwaves a DVD borrowed from Ak City library.
    AM 1480 Top of The Dial;.
    They...
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    Covid :Level 3 explained

    Auckland remains in Level 3 except for a few conditions that permit you to be closer to Level 2 but with the restrictions of Level 3 while allowing for the Level 2 freedoms but maintaining a Level 3...
  8. Thread: ANti-Vax

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    Re: ANti-Vax

    On RNZ national this morning someone suggested that Anti Vaccers should be required to sign a disclaimer that they accept they should not be admitted to ICU. I agree. I also agree with a "reward '...
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    Re: Buzz Words of yesterytear

    Lost Words From Our Childhood

    Mergatroyd! Do you remember that word? Would you believe the spell-checker did not recognize the word Mergatroyd? Heavens to Mergatroyd!

    The other day a...
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    Adobe Reader Small file asize on openingf

    I have latest version of Adobe Acrobat Reader Dc .
    Recently when I open a pdf file it first appears on screen at View size 36.7% or 43%.
    I can zoom to read more clearly.
    I use Warehouse...
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    Re: Shock Horror! I was banned.

    Roscoe, I have agreed with many of you prior posts but agree with baabits that Jen is a very reasonable moderator.. As you say " PCWorld Chat is not the only game in town and does not make much...
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    Re: Don't Yah just love a happy ending.

    In 1971 I was flatting in Symonds St, Royal Oak, Auckland the street where NZ' first KFC opened. I remember seeing queues (on foot) 100 + yards long.
    Obviously a very successful Advert campaign.
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    Re: Car Insurance Premiums and Age

    Decades ago in late 1960s I was with State. I had 2 car accidents -both other parties' fault . The other parties readily accepted it was their fault. State delayed and delayed on a pretext before...
  14. Thread: ANti-Vax

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    Re: ANti-Vax

    Clive M - these Anti Vaxers will go screaming for Health Services to treat them when things go wrong.
    Unfortunately our soft Society would heed their scream instead of telling them to go away and...
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    Re: After Covid Video (joke)

    Thanks piroska -absolutely enjoyed it.
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    Re: Referendum call as 64% oppose 'Aotearoa'

    I voted Labour (party vote only) last election but probably won't next time. Historically Labour has a bad habit of trying to "sneak in" major changes by the back door.
    e.g. Helen Clarke -republic...
  17. Thread: Joke

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    Re: Joke

    I was listening to the radio and the host invited callers to reveal the nicknames they have for their wives.
    The best call was from a brave chap who called his wife "Harvey Norman"
    The host asked...
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    Re: Much ado about nothing

    I agree with you prefect. I think David Seymour , being in a minority party feels he needs to be in the media all the time. Many in the media are basically lazy and will report on anyone who is...
  19. Re: Ministry of Children/Oranga Tamariki cased dismissed

    I agree -more grievance excuses. Where was the love and support from her ethnic community at the start? Clearly not there otherwise why did she end up with a couple that wanted her. I guess (but...
  20. Re: Prime Minister, not all of your "team of 5 million" is that stupid

    A business friend was talking with satff from Chorus the other day. They said during Covid Internet sage was extremely high but at 1pm and 6pm each day it drops away hugely as people tune i for...
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    Re: Lynnmall terroist

    I totally agree with you Paul. It is important to have separation of judiciary from Government but ,from my perspective, the law society tends to bend over for "bleeding hearts'
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    Re: Its not over till its over

    Great clip -Wainui .Others have previously been caught out .Beamish's sprint finish reminds me of Kiwi's win in the Melbourne Cup.
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    Re: Lockdown? What Lockdown?

    In Newmarket Auckland roads are largely free. I still get pissed off at people who still think they are above wearing a mask. At noon today i passed a couple with a baby in a stroller -wife had on a...
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    I'm Nervous re fix

    My Lenovo Thinkpad keeps losing audio then most times audio returns 1,2 or 3 days later. Not this time. As Covid closes business I have been given instructions to fix myself. I'm assuming the...
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    Re: Lockdown level 4 again

    Fantastic, Wainui I loved it. I can remember some of the artists -SkyHook -"You've blown it all Sky High " and Kevon Bloody Wilson -bawdy humour but not crude.
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