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    Re: The Falkirk Wheel

    Love watching it too, when I can!.

    BH's family came from Falkirk to Bluff in the 1800's.

    lurking.
  2. Thread: ANti-Vax

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    Re: ANti-Vax

    Last time one heard that phrase, was with the Aids outbreak. They don't even report anything in the paper any more, I suppose it's still out there!.

    Same with Ebola!.

    As an aside: how are our...
  3. Thread: ANti-Vax

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    Re: ANti-Vax

    Why so?, I voted for what was the right thing to do in 2020 and it is working, even tho we have slipped to 35th on vaccinations.

    Ireland on 7 sharp tonight, wowww.

    lurking.
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    Re: ANti-Vax

    Thought we lived in a Democratic Country!!.

    Conscientious objectors' is a prime example and there was an extremely good film of an American case, where the objector would take up a medical...
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    Re: Lockdown? What Lockdown?

    kenj, same sort of thing, but hearing aid wire about to fall apart.

    Shopping this morning and apologized to shop owner about not wearing mask, it was there to see and I was told that one could...
  6. Thread: Holiday

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    Re: Holiday

    Wow, never knew that one existed, inland from Oamaru too.

    lurking.
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    Re: Lockdown level 4 again

    Silly bu!!ers' opened the border to Aus., only time I have voted labour because of her actions on covid in 2020.

    The late "Jacka" HOLYOAKE would not be pleased with moi, as I door knocked for him...
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    Re: Holiday

    Was offered the Accountant's position at the Mount's flour mill, back in the 60's, but that was too far away from our baby sitter. my m-i-l and she did a great job I must add.

    Is the flour mill...
  9. Thread: Holiday

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    Re: Holiday

    From a former "pig islander", anywhere in the South Island, although winter is not a good time, unless you ski.

    As someone said Caitlin's area not too bad, but again Autumn best time.

    Auks.!,...
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    Re: MS Office alternatives

    LibreOffice not too bad either. OpenOffice does most of MS stuff.
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    Re: Where Will It all End?

    Boys', get a gyroscope and have some fun and see where it's point of balance is.

    Some folk thought the earth was flat, but someone solved that riddle in time.

    lurking.

    B.M., much more to...
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    Re: Where Will It all End?

    Or a good soaking or warm-up!.

    Good to see it's happening elsewhere, like Siberia, fires and China, flooding.

    We keep taking the "spirit-level" bubble from beneath the earth, oil and water, so...
  13. Thread: Windows 11

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    Re: Windows 11

    wai, but it does make you hit the wrong keys' eh!!, lol.
  14. Thread: Bugger

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    Re: Bugger

    Thank god my BH didn't come into season once a year.
  15. Thread: The Covid Jab

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    Re: The Covid Jab

    "As for Organic Flour being exempt, why?"

    Contains the entire grain of wheat, bran, pollard, wheatgerm, etc.

    Worked for a feedmill which was a former flour mill, livestock much better fed than...
  16. Thread: The Covid Jab

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    Re: The Covid Jab

    If we got back to eating "real bread", and there is still a lot of ground wheat flour around the country.

    Probably cure a lot of the illnesses around the world, including covid.

    It doesn't cure...
  17. Thread: The Covid Jab

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    Re: The Covid Jab

    We both got the 1st jab at 10am this morning and something others' were told by their nurses, drink a glass of water before the jab and another after.

    Don't ask me why!!.

    The other advice was...
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    Re: Do you know what sort of birds they are?

    Yes undoubtedly swallows.

    We have fed all types of birds in our backyard.

    Swallow never settle, just flit down and up again, catching the insects that hover over the different types of food we...
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    Re: Zoom Pharmacy is awesome - and free

    piroska, sounds like something that would be good for wifey and her pill taking/injections' regime, but she has been on this for so long and our chemist has been very good on advising.
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    Re: Well I値l be ................

    A shame she wasn't taken into that pile-up and suffered like the cyclists'.
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    Re: Covid Vaccine -Grrrrr!

    BH got her text yesterday at 8.25am and she made her booking for the 5th July, my text came through this morning, on yesterday's date and time. I have the pii? poor cellphone.

    Rang the 0800 number...
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    Re: Buzz Words of yesterytear

    Roscoe, bloomers back then and didn't us boys perve. Mind you most boys didn't wear jockeys either and it cut both ways.

    lurking.
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    Re: Just So We're Clear

    kenj, and it was never the girls who tripped up.

    You couldn't beat those 1950/60's dances either, great times.

    "Trip the light fantastic" was the phrase.

    lurking.
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    Re: Puzzlement with HP laptops.

    mzee, might try that with this HP lappy.

    BSOD on boot-up and Windoz says it will fix it and re-boot. Yeahh right.

    Won't be putting 11 on this machine!!.

    Worked wonders when on 8.1.

    Will...
  25. Thread: News Websites

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    Re: News Websites

    https://www.aljazeera.com/
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