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    Re: PC World Chat will close this Friday

    And you know that's true because they let you get new business cards :D

    Don't spend too much time rearranging the deck chairs, spend some time on your CV.

    So long folks it's been a distraction.
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    Re: Where to find a maari?

    http://www.korero.maori.nz/forlearners/basics/lessons/rua-wordlist.html

    Sorry can't hear "mouldy" at all. If all news presenters were wrong don't you think there would be more comment?
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    Re: So you think TV prices are at an all time low?

    " Weighing 600kg, the TH-152UX1W Panasonic TV set uses 4K2K technology with four times as many pixels as a standard high-definition TV set. It plays the content in 4096 x 2160 resolutions and...
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    Re: Excellent Trekkie car ad

    In the early 70's I knew 3 guys sharing a flat on a steep Wellington street. 2 owned Falcon Utes and they rubbished the 3rd flatmate who had a Trekka. The Trekka never broke down and at different...
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    Re: What I've been saying for years!

    The real problem has always been trying to sort out the handover from cell site to cell site when the phone is above so many and moving quickly. kingdragonfly's solution fixes that.
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    Re: Mining under your house.

    "between 130 metres and 350m below the residential area" that's some long drop :D
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    Re: Speeders through Roadworks

    That may be a decision by St Johns management but the Road User Rules describe the exemption from speed limits in these terms "the vehicle was an emergency vehicle being used in an emergency and was...
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    Re: Interesting article here

    He retired or was "retired" the year after his submarine rammed a USN minesweeper moored at a pier. I think the years in confined spaces have caught up with him.
  9. Thread: Telecom spin

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    Re: Telecom spin

    Largest usually ends up qualified by type of equipment. Huawei aren't supplying everything.

    "Cisco Systems will build the ePC (enhanced Packet Core), which processes and transports data through...
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    Re: Paint Stripper Recommendations

    I've hot air stripped windows using a metal baking slice to protect the glass from accidental blasts of air. Work so the airflow is towards the outer edge.
  11. Re: Maori to charge Meridian for water stored in Lake Taupo

    The BS is reporting one side's wishful thinking as if it was a done deal.

    "Mighty River Power's view is that its operations don't infringe Tuwharetoa's right to the lake bed and that the iwi has...
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    Re: Plane landing on one wing

    Surely you mean (amongst the believers)
  13. Re: A curly question for the collective wisdom...........

    On the NZPost site there's a mention

    * Due to circumstances that are outside our control, we are not accepting:

    parcels sent to Russia using International Express Courier (documents can...
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    Re: Cyclists and roads

    The Herald reports that they were single file and there were cyclists behind the woman that got hit so it's not a case of the truck hitting the 1st one it came upon. She wobbled slightly as she...
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    Re: Nissan Wingroad Air Filter

    What is this 1999 Ka? I've checked a wide range of normal cars and all just have a mass airflow sensor between the filter and the intake manifold and no sensor on the other side of the filter.

    I...
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    Re: Nissan Wingroad Air Filter

    Did you see that on a Tui sign?

    Unlikely
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    Re: Cheapest place to get US plug adapters?

    Some rules are to protect TradeMe's commercial interests and others that exist because some foreign electrical product is dangerous crap.
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    Re: Cheapest place to get US plug adapters?

    Somebody may have been asleep.

    "Can I list an electrical item with a foreign plug?

    No. All items that need plugs must have New Zealand plugs and meet the regulatory requirements; no...
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    Re: Cheapest place to get US plug adapters?

    What's the end use? If you are going to resell something AFAIK it has to have a proper NZ standard plug with no adapter. That's the approach TradeMe take.
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    Re: Cleaning Car Windscreen

    Mildly abrasive cream cleaners like Jif work well. Rinse well.
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    Re: Modified harbour Bridge

    Considering how soon the actual design became inadequate, comparisons with wider bridges was probably just wishful thinking.
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    Re: Modified harbour Bridge

    Source?

    "Various reports in the years after World War II recommended either a four- or six-lane bridge. The Harbour Bridge Authority appointed in 1951 to raise public loans and call for tenders,...
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    Re: Seller of digital camera

    AFAIK Panasonic design and manufacture their own lens with Leica acting as consultants. The Leica branding is a commercial arrangement.
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    Re: Seller of digital camera

    When you say "they" I'd want to know if it was a company that does mainly wholesale as "he" says or just some guy buying at staff discount and selling on TradeMe.
  25. Thread: gm_electro?

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    Re: gm_electro?

    gm_electro is the user name of a trader on Trademe and Sella
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