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  1. Thread: Pandemics...?

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    Re: Pandemics...?

    You do know that healthcare orgs engage in propaganda too don't you?
    Husbands little brother was the only one who didn't smoke in their household of 9. The others all smoked indoors.

    He remained...
  2. Thread: Second hand TV

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    Re: Second hand TV

    Not gaming these days, I swapped GPUs with son not long before I moved.
    Then, having pangs of regret....I bought another GPU off TRademe.
    Other peoples rubbish, and not that I needed a high end...
  3. Thread: Second hand TV

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    Re: Second hand TV

    As an owner of other peoples rubbish for decades, we've found the quality brands very good. And reliable. Only once in 43 years did we have have a TV get a fault, and it was B&W....Admittedly I have...
  4. Thread: Speed Limit Ad

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    Re: Speed Limit Ad

    Crashes don't just happen to people who drive badly.
    They happen to people driving carefully and safely, minding their own business, and someone else comes along and smashes into them.

    We drove...
  5. Re: le Viaduc de Millau - the tallest bridge in the world

    Oh er....I couldn't handle the harbour bridge, that would scare the **** out of me.
  6. Thread: Speed Limit Ad

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    Re: Speed Limit Ad

    I think it handles the traffic, because there isn't much - compare it to Auckland....it's just : a bad barrier...the barrier doesn't extend the length and where are the lights?!
    I go the other way...
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    Re: Consider This Opinion

    I'm surprised no-one here commented. This is "modelling". Modelling is the fashion, everything is modelled.
    Enter scientific data into the magic 8 ball, sorry computer, and out pops the prediction....
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    Re: Consider This Opinion

    Viruses, in general are bad at killing us.
    Bacteria on the other hand....

    And yes, it's the lockdowns I hate. Which is why I rushed off and got vaccinated immediately I could.
    Now boostered as...
  9. Thread: Speed Limit Ad

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    Re: Speed Limit Ad

    Now look at this idea:

    11261

    So Kenj....what I noticed.
    Driving back and forth to the hospital when husband was there, it scared me on the "expressway".

    Can't have high beams on, too many...
  10. Thread: Pandemics...?

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    Re: Pandemics...?

    There have also been 29 virus-related deaths
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    Re: Weekend at Bernies, in the news

    Again it's the news, he went to the funeral as pall bearer. He doesn't deny it, just tweaking the exact series of events.
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    Re: Consider This Opinion

    Bollocks.
    Not being vaccinated is an illness, not covered.

    Being vaccinated and having an allergic reaction, is an allergic reaction......which is not covered.
    Allergic to penicillin? Bees? Etc?...
  13. Thread: Hospitals

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    Re: Hospitals

    how about so many dead that they were trucking out the dead in army trucks (Italy)

    https://www.statista.com/statistics/1105061/coronavirus-deaths-by-region-in-italy/

    141,825 dead, pop...
  14. Thread: Pandemics...?

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    Re: Pandemics...?

    And the symptoms are:

    The top 5 symptoms were:

    runny nose

    headache

    fatigue (mild or severe)
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    Re: Weekend at Bernies, in the news

    https://www.mirror.co.uk/news/world-news/nephew-who-took-uncles-corpse-26030937


    https://www.thesun.ie/news/8254518/man-corpse-post-office-pension-carries-coffin-funeral/
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    Re: Weekend at Bernies, in the news

    It gets better, in todays Herald:

    An Irishman accused of taking his uncle's corpse to collect his pension has spoken out, saying he did not realise the man was dead and was "not an eejit" who was...
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    Weekend at Bernies, in the news

    https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/jan/22/two-men-take-corpse-into-irish-post-office-to-claim-dead-mans-pension?utm_source=DamnInteresting

    Irish...lol
  18. Thread: Pandemics...?

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    Re: Pandemics...?

    But we HAVE got vaccinated is my point. That was what we were all aiming for.

    It's not me:

    https://www.express.co.uk/life-style/health/1531607/How-deadly-is-Omicron-variant-WHO-report-evg

    ...
  19. Thread: Speed Limit Ad

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    Speed Limit Ad

    The NZTA one where the guy is explaining to the girls.
    Remember I'm a bit dim, so tell me why is the one girl in a pram?
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    Re: A new poem by Pam Ayres.

    True there is that. The beeps aren't helpful.
    Mine beeps when reversing and when you open the door.....not terribly helpful.
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    Re: The universe is expanding

    We/they won't.
    Never mind how you travel or communicate across such distances,. then there is timing.

    We have had 5 extinctions on our planet already, perhaps something tried during one of these...
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    Re: A new poem by Pam Ayres.

    Ok, I'm thick.
    She's being a smartass.

    But I have been reading Driven lately, and there are these toys available. I quite like the lane assist and braking warning and stuff idea. If you had...
  23. Thread: Hospitals

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    Re: Hospitals

    And when is that exactly?
    We're vaccinated now.
    The rest of the word is living normally now, no lockdowns, no stay homes, and no bloody masks.
    Why must NZ always be last to get the message
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    Re: A new poem by Pam Ayres.

    So what brand model is it? I wouldn't mind one like that...but I suspect it's the car not a device you can buy, or am I wrong?
  25. Thread: Pandemics...?

    by piroska
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    Re: Pandemics...?

    The whole point is it is PANIC CENTURY.
    Nothing, even covid has turned out anything like the Black Plague or even the 1918 flu.

    Hell the UK (among others) is back to normal now, we're all...
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