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  1. Thread: Nelson Fires

    by Woody
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    Re: Nelson Fires

    Thanks for all concern guys.
    I'm in Atawhai - northern suburb of Nelson - been here from ChCh. since 1970
    Although fire is in western hills I have good view across the bay from here. Spectacular at...
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    Re: IRD want my bank a/c number

    I rcvd a similar (Different but similar) complete with a genuine looking page.
    I forwarded the whole mail to "phishing" @ IRD and sure enough, back it came "SCAM".
    I would suggest that you ignore...
  3. Thread: Speedtest.net ??

    by Woody
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    Speedtest.net ??

    I have used Speedtest.net since was a cowboy but it now refuses to let me in - "license expired" or similar.
    Do I have a problem or is the system now defunct?
    Merry Christmas anyway guys and all...
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    Re: Should I ditch my landline phone?

    I kept my landline but have a small query on cell phones. I also have a cell phone but if I wish to find somebody's cell phone number or address, how do I go about it? By landline no prob - look up...
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    Three-day strike for Air NZ

    At one time the Seamens Union Pulled their workers (??) out just prior to Christmas until they achieved their demands. Although most were very well paid and had many other benefits
    Now we've had...
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    Re: Can Youse Guys See This?

    Thanks Joe. Nice vocals / harmony.
    Cheers from Upside Down Land.
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    Re: New safety ?? Prog

    Thanks for the warning.
    Thanks also Piroska for yours.
    I use Malware and Ccleaner so I don't really need another but it sounded interesting.
    I guess there's one born every minute.
    Cheers
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    New safety ?? Prog

    Quite a bit of hype about "Scan Guard" for Computer protection.
    Kosher or scam?
    Not game to try until I hear lots of "good" things about it.
    :eek:
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    Re: Brexit means many things

    Does it also mean that there will cease to exist terms such as UK, Great Britain, British Isles etc. Because it is quite likely that England alone is the only country pushing for this move. Could be...
  10. Thread: Hi Tech - Doh

    by Woody
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    Hi Tech - Doh

    I recently saw an advertisement but am unable to recall in which publication.
    It was for a GOPro or similar for mounting in a car as a Dash Cam.
    The bit which attracted my weird attention was the...
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    Re: Monday Laughs - please contribute

    Then my dog bit me


    A man was sitting at the bar staring at his drink when a large, trouble-making biker steps up next to him grabbed the drink and gulped it down in one swig.

    "Well, whatcha'...
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    Re: An ethical dilemma

    You probably have a point, but in reality, The main reason for the cheapness is the volume of production. The production line is undoubtedly running at many thousands of items at one time - not...
  13. Thread: Courier Post

    by Woody
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    Re: Courier Post

    Courier Post again.
    I receive a regular delivery of coffee beans from Wellington and, despite the printed address on the package specifies "Rear Door" as I am in a wheel chair in a two storied house...
  14. Thread: Label Printing.

    by Woody
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    Re: Label Printing.

    I have had a need for label printing several times over the years.
    I've always used MS Word with the main problem being the printer.
    A printer with a straight thru feed path for the paper (or...
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    Re: Double Standard??

    Try a fact or two Gary. The majority of rescue team were Navy Seals from Thailand, Australia and England - very few civilians. Also included were caving experts from the same countries- some of...
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    Re: Double Standard??

    Fair comment K D. I don't really remember referring to him as a member of the Green party. But why not comment on the content instead of jumping in hunting for any errors that you can criticize..
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    Double Standard??

    Russell Norman of the "Greens" is upset at the Govt expenditure of large dollars on new Air Force equipment - new planes after several years of neglect.
    Querying why we must buy gear with a...
  18. Re: Nurses, IRD and MBIE all about to strike - teachers maybe?

    Yep. Labour's back in along with the "Me Too" unions.
    There's one question that isn't ever asked when the question is "Do nurses deserve a pay rise" the answer will certainly be YES.
    But the...
  19. Thread: MS update ?

    by Woody
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    MS update ?

    SWMBO is a keen user of Face Book. I am not. Following this week's MS update, Our FB page has reverted to a basic login page ie from scratch - as in sign up as a new user. This she doesn't want to do...
  20. Thread: Me2

    by Woody
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    Me2

    Why am I not surprised that as soon as Christchurch start thinking about a new sports stadium to replace the earthquake damaged Lancaster park, who starts leaping up and down squeaking Me 2, Me 2,...
  21. Thread: Whats missing?

    by Woody
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    Re: Whats missing?

    Sorry - nothing to suggest except dump Yahoo - useless
    Good luck
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    Re: TV set or Antenna?

    Using remote, select "source" then with arrow key select correct source - DvD, Sky etc.
    This is for Sam Sung anyway.
    Cheers
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    Re: Are renovation about looks?

    Go for it Gary,
    Which council are plans going to - Nelson or Tasman??
    Either way, keep us in touch when they are returned in 2027!
    Maybe I'm a bit cynical. Good luck anyway
  24. Re: Up for grabs ... Monday Laughs and Happy Birthdays

    Thanks heaps Wal you'll be sadly missed.
    You've been doing a great job in a world which seems to be having less and less fun
    A sad indictment.
    Cheers and thanks again
  25. Re: Monday Laughs ... Windows, Pirate (aargh) Stuff, and a blonde pregnancy

    Another "Well Done Wal"
    Here's a wee one to add

    A man takes a lady out to dinner for the first time. Later they go on to a show.
    The evening is a huge success and as he drops her at her door he...
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