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    Re: When To Replace Car Battery?

    Generally up to 10 years for a new car, replacement batteries after that around 5 to 7 years don't why the difference, if I get a flat battery for no apparent reason (like leaving park lights on) I...
  2. Thread: Interesting week

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    Re: Interesting week

    Take care Ken and a big warning to all others our age, I know of 4 or 5 in our local Bowling Club that have fallen of Ladders/roofs or trees in the last few years. It's called lack of balance as we...
  3. Thread: Twin Tuner PVRs

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    Re: Twin Tuner PVRs

    Yes very satisfied with our Panasonic works well. Got it on sale at Harvey Norman.
  4. Re: Anyone got any suggestions how to clean the inside of a computer case?

    Yes my leaf blower was perfect on an older desktop that kept shutting down on warm days, perfect result hasn't missed a beat all the last very hot summer, wife was not impressed as I did it in the...
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    Re: laptop losing wifi connectivity

    First sorry about the "bump" but it was a day later and the same problem. I am Rural Wireless BB and it appears the tower is getting a bit overload as they are not accepting new connection I am told....
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    Re: laptop losing wifi connectivity

    Bump :badpc:
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    Re: laptop losing wifi connectivity

    Hope I am not hijacking this thread, but I have a similar problem. Lenovo thinkpad. Has in the last 4 or 5 days just been losing connectivity to the internet, happens several times an hour. Ran...
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    Re: Living allowance, livable?

    Doubled up it's obvious I am retired:clap
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    Re: Living allowance, livable?

    And a rates rebate as well if you live in your own home. We got $630 off our rates this year (the amount depends on your property valuation):)
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    Re: Living allowance, livable?

    It seems you are on the wrong tax code, my wife and I get $632 a fortnight and we have some investments as well.:)
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    Re: Changes to the Firearms Act

    Don't forget he also had IED's in his car as well. Could have used those.
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    Heli crash at Tasman fire.

    Bugger

    https://www.stuff.co.nz/national/110656487/nelson-bush-fire-helicopter-crashes-fighting-fires-in-tasman-district

    Seems Pilot is not too badly injured, here's hoping for a quick...
  13. Thread: Nelson Fires

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    Re: Nelson Fires

    You're right Gary we are just outside the Wakefield evac area to the south. No smoke today with a NE . Flat calm now and closed the windows, smoke all thru the house. We are under prepare for evac...
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    Re: Mower - mulch or not mulch

    Mulchers work fine if you cut the lawn often enough and only when reasonably dry. Too tall or too wet they don't work very well.
  15. Thread: Weed Killer

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    Re: Weed Killer

    245 does not kill Grass.
  16. Thread: Petrol boycott

    by Arnie
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    Re: Petrol boycott

    I think total tax on petrol including GST is around $1-04 c per L.
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    Re: What type of smartphone?

    Purchased a Motorola G6 on launch day when in Aussie for $nz330 after Aussie GST refund. A great solid 4g phone. Does everything and plenty of memory, great photos and a big enough screen for a 74...
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    Re: Leaking Hot Water Cylinder

    Copper tanks do not last forever in a lot of areas of NZ because of corrosion. If you get it replaced, don't let the plumber take the old one away, local scrap dealers should give you $60 to $80 for...
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    Re: I don't have a partner - I have a wife.

    Married over 50 years, Carolyn IS my wife. not she (always taught "she" is the cats mother.:clap:clap:clap:clap:clap
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    Re: Pike Mine re-entry, $26Million not enough

    Thailand was/is a completely different situation. Why not seal the mine and have a large memorial at the entrance. They will never find out if some of the miners could have been rescued, which was...
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    Spam phones charges on Spark Accounts

    Can one be charge $70 or $80 just by picking up a ringing phone (not mobile) by picking up the hand set, no one there, then hang up. Friend says she has, She "says" that Spark said it was a new scam...
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    Re: Hot water cyclinders

    You can get your plumber to do a pressure test, better to be sure than sorry. They have to be installed by a reg. plumber anyway.
  23. Thread: testing

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    Re: testing

    And my wife and her bowling friends are stuck in the Queue on Takaka hill waiting for slips to be cleared and then joining the convoy home and it is cold up there Gary.
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    Re: Stir: Shane Jones is Quite Right

    There are quite a few other airlines that are set up to use these smaller centers, and they do it very well. If it is viable then they will step in. Here in Nelson there are over 250 passenger fight...
  25. Thread: SKY TV

    by Arnie
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    Re: SKY TV

    Purchased one of these, it is very good and goes well.
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