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  1. Thread: Sunday Joke

    by piroska
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    Sunday Joke

    Two guys were sitting in a bar. One said: ‘Did you hear the news – Mike is dead?’
    ‘How?’ gasped the other. ‘What happened to him?’
    ‘Well, he was on his way over to my house the other day and when...
  2. Thread: Indigenous?

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    Re: Indigenous?

    Indigenous people are "those ethnic groups that were indigenous to a territory prior to being incorporated into a national state, and who are politically and culturally separate from the majority...
  3. Thread: Challenges

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    Re: Challenges

    Husband has dementia now, I've known it for years, he got "officially" diagnosed though recently.
    Can anyone do anything about it? No.

    My mum would strongly object to any issues with her mind but...
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    Re: Looking to replace Gaming Box

    No not what I mean. Take a look at the Tomshardware link.
    They ranked by performance, not release date.
    Sure some high end ones are the latest but not all.
    Latest does not equal best.

    You go by...
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    Re: Basic file text too light.

    Chrome doesn't seem to have the untick option but you can still change font....try a dark one, have a fiddle in Word first and see what looks best for you, then change to that.
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    Re: Vets and doctors

    Only through the public health system.
    Comparing the cost you'd pay, if you had to, the vet is cheaper.
    And they do a lot more than human doctors, they do the lot, no referring on...

    Vets are...
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    Re: Looking to replace Gaming Box

    The hell it is.
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    Re: Looking to replace Gaming Box

    The box is probably filthy and full of dust.
    Clean all the fans out.

    The Graphics card is lame. Look at the hierarchy chart I gave you a link to...miles down the list.

    Change it.

    That is...
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    Re: Global Warming hits Aus.

    Yes.
    And switching from oil to lithium won't help.
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    Re: Looking to replace Gaming Box

    What has he got now? You don't need a whole new machine, upgrade it.
    GPU is the most important.

    Go to ComputerLounge, they upgrade...
    This is what you look at:...
  11. Re: Samsung 34" led Curved monitor repair? Worth it?

    Better to ask the repair agent. How much is a replacement? Ask him to give an estimate.......
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    Re: Basic file text too light.

    Use Cleartype.
    go to the Windows 10 search box in the bottom-left corner of the screen and type “ClearType.” In the results list, select “Adjust ClearType text” to open the control panel. When the...
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    Re: I have no use for a cave man language

    kiriweti tawhito kaikiri
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    Re: Global Warming hits Aus.

    It's climate change actually. The correct term.
    A thing the planet has always done...in cycles. Regardless of our contribution to the problem.
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    Re: Cheap Smart Phone

    Hah, son used to have cheap junk...they lasted quite well. Now he has seriously expensive and has had problems already...so it means nothing.
    My so old (free) one is still capable of new apps.
  16. Re: Two of the four elements don’t work properly on my stove

    Simmerstats...they control the in between temps....when they die you get full hot or off...
    Easy to change out, look up your local agent for that brand of oven and buy some, roughly $20 each...
    ...
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    Re: Trying to increase shower pressure

    That's right. There are 2 options:

    Changing to a mains (high) pressure cylinder which is the more expensive option.

    Or buying a booster pump. They work really well, husband put a few in. One...
  18. Thread: "Farewell"

    by piroska
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    Re: "Farewell"

    God is dead:

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/2021/04/12/prince-philip-vanuatu/
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    Re: Vets and doctors

    I'm completely aware of that.

    Friend had a tooth out recently...$1100. It was a bit of a problem getting it out etc...but still.
    And yes she's been in private hospital too.

    Vets are cheap,...
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    Re: They are becoming ridiculous!

    It's conversations like this that lead to the backlash.
    Once it was a disgusting crime, now...well some go to the other extreme and come up with this rubbish.

    Kids of gay parents I knew, didn't...
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    Re: USB Video issue.....

    I'd do this. Chromecast is so easy.
    PCs are easy...they play anything..TVs are picky creatures.
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    Re: Vets and doctors

    Blood test, on a drip overnight, (tonight), the anaesthetic, medicines, surgery etc...$600.85.

    Husband pays $15 at docs normally (special thing) and the ACC visit cost $25 today. Bonkers isn't...
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    Re: Vets and doctors

    For years she went to Henderson vets. He did not advocate checks for the sake of it...ditto as with humans.

    She was healthy most of her life. When young she had cat flu and an eye ulcer, that took...
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    Vets and doctors

    Husband off to doc today as we fell down steps and wounded himself. He says he's fine, no he isn't, he skinned his arm and I'm positive he broke one finger, and he has split 2 of them.

    And PK, who...
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    Re: Why drop the "ing"?

    English as it was and is now:

    1. Pretty
    This word is from Old English prættig, "cunning", from præt "trick" – unrelated to prat "idiot", which originally referred to the buttocks (hence pratfall:...
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