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    Re: It Used To Be - the American influence

    I did read what you said.
    Kiwi is a bastardized mix of many other languages.
    You have decided to single out the US influence on our language & conveniently ignore all the other cultures that made...
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    Re: It Used To Be - the American influence

    Do we ??
    "Our" language is a bastard mix of French, Latin , German etc etc .
    Yet somehow, for some reason, allowing US words into our so called pure language is unacceptable

    Just anti American...
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    Re: Urgent win updates , RDC patch

    because MS say you MUST install this urgent patch NOW .

    Then that patch doesnt even work(wont install) on many PC's (and servers) ... ie they didnt bother to test it
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    Re: (Between) Mondays jokes...

    lets have some expertise on this statistics claim
    https://dilbert.com/search_results?terms=Statistics

    A company I used to work for was so bad , I'd often read the dilbert comic strip & go, yep,...
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    Urgent win updates , RDC patch

    It was announced that MS have found another RDC (remote desktop) vulnerability , and recommend Win updates be installed ASAP to patch it

    Only issue is, the update/patch wont install on most of the...
  6. Thread: messagelabs

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    Re: messagelabs

    If they were photos , resize them (to a lower res and file size)
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    Re: Climate Change Emergency - Hysteria

    "The report, ‘Below the Canopy’, written jointly by WWF and ZSL,"
    Written by WWF , so hardly unbiased then. :)
    Yep , cutting down forests, bush etc will kill off wildlife . No real surprise their ....
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    Re: Phone calls from "Spark Networks"

    Some do offer a semi legit service
    They sign you up for a PC maintenance contract , load remote access software , and every x months go in & do some ~maintenance~
    and kiwi's do sign up for this...
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    Re: Phone calls from "Spark Networks"

    yep, stopping them : easy :)

    First block ALL phone calls from India , Pakistan, Russia etc .
    Then block all calls from within NZ, as there have been NZ based scammers
    Better block US, Aus, UK...
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    Re: Climate Change Emergency - Hysteria

    news just in, Pacific islands arnt sinking due to sea level changes

    no...wait.....
    Thats been known for many years , its just the lefty media dont report it as it isnt scaremongering climate...
  11. Thread: PressF1 Outages

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    Poll: Re: PressF1 Outages

    meetup on the geekzone forum untill something is sorted out

    perhaps the geekzone 'off topic' forum, check for Pf1 updates and news there ?
    https://www.geekzone.co.nz/forums.asp?forumid=48

    I...
  12. Thread: NZ Herald Addon

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    Re: NZ Herald Addon

    Its not even legal .
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    Re: Printer missing lines (HP envy 4500)

    you can try soaking the printhead part of the cart in solvent.
    clutching at straws though.

    As above, you really need a new ink cart and then hope there are no other issues
    Its sometimes...
  14. Thread: Passwords

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    Re: Passwords

    If it comes to that you'd be stuffed regardless.
    Hacker / keylogger would have EASIER access to passwords if you were typing them in,
    hacker could just do what ever they want & access whatever...
  15. Thread: Passwords

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    Re: Passwords

    You browser should remember them. FF & chrome do (usually)
    Otherwise, I put my passwords into a Word Doc (& pass protect that)
    paper & pen works real well :)

    Xtra webmail & xtra email in...
  16. Re: The Americans are shooting each other yet again

    In a crowed building , its far easier to kill more people quickly with a semi auto . You only need to point it in the general direction and you'd hit someone

    Sure , mass murders on a killing spree...
  17. Re: Computer continues to go snap wnen reading emails and other things

    Could be many things, windows corruption, failing hardware , updates failing

    Whats the exact wording on the smiley face bluescreen ?
    Is it a smiley or a sad face .
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    Re: Virtual Private Network

    No
    Nope
    Nada


    Unless you have a specific need for a VPN .
    Even then , VPN's arnt 100% private . The system/server that runs the VPN then has access to your secret private stuff.

    You need...
  19. Re: Using RAW capture option in Huawei Nova 2i Cellphone

    I found out the hard way that ph cam sensor size doesnt allways relate to pic quality
    My ph has a 13M cam, its truly awefull in low light conditions , and struggles when there is dark/bright...
  20. Re: The Americans are shooting each other yet again

    Guns dont kill people, but bullets do.
    What a stupid argument, claiming guns dont kill people. No one was ever killed by pointing a finger and going bang, yet look at all the gun related deaths . ...
  21. Re: Using RAW capture option in Huawei Nova 2i Cellphone

    serious photography ,on a cheap phone ?


    "The camera can also capture photos in RAW format but you have to switch to the Pro Mode in order to do that"
    Not 100% sure if your ph has pro mode,...
  22. Re: The Americans are shooting each other yet again

    Thats happened only once (that I know of)

    Media have very liberal definition of mass shootings , compared to how we would see it .
    They class 'mass' as any shooting of more than 1 person: eg...
  23. Thread: New browser

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    Re: New browser

    Nope.
    Google actually means Internet Explorer.
    CPU or Hard Drive means The Computer.
    :banana

    I wont go into what 'Outlook' means
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    Re: New browser

    You can still access Gmail from Firefox, IE or Edge.

    Whats the reason for deleting Google ? You'd start be parts of Googles vast empire via Gmail .
    Your online activity is being watched...
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    Re: Spark product recall

    Try here
    https://www.broadbandcompare.co.nz/

    With ADSL, you'll be paying more for the copper line 'rental' . So you might save maybee $10 going elsewhere ?
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