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    Re: I need a glue expert (no, not that sort)

    The only general purpose glue I bother with is Araldite. Not the 5 min stuff either.

    One exception, actual PVC, you need a special glue for that stuff - (like water tanks etc).
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    Re: The new normal and for how long?

    Well that eliminates about 50% of the NZ population.
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    Re: The great Aussie icon - The Holden Brand

    In the wave of nostalgia about the death of the Holden brand in Australia, something important has been overlooked.

    Holdens were never Australian.

    Their origins stretch back to 1856, when James...
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    Re: Old age is a bummer

    No.
    he has sight in only one eye, no sense of smell - and thus taste other than the basic sweet, salty etc.
    He doesn’t hear well. He has a certain hypo related , not dementia exactly, like a short...
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    Re: Old age is a bummer

    Out of the question then.
    We couldn't afford $200.
  6. Thread: wratterus

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    Re: wratterus

    Happy birthday ! And a weekend too, have fun!
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    Re: Old age is a bummer

    Thanks.

    Husband has resisted doing anything - for years. Cause he says he'd have to pay heaps.
    I don't know, I thought there was some funding thing...but not how much it covers.
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    Re: Old age is a bummer

    D*****.. If you'd read my post you'd see I live with 2 people who have hearing loss.
    It's not nosiness, it's information. That may help.

    Bugger off.
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    Re: Old age is a bummer

    What new hearing aids?
    How did you get them? Via the hospital?
    Why did they get chnaged? Can't you use the old ones?
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    Re: Old age is a bummer

    Actually, my mum has a hearing issue. Not too bad, but definitely half deaf.

    Husband is very deaf.

    All the time they have these conversations, it's so bizarre, both talking and neither has the...
  11. Re: Bloody hilarious ... We’re still picking up pieces of Dad all over Cascade Shores

    The dead one wouldn't have been impressed. Burn me he said, not blow me into pieces all over the countryside.
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    Re: Oh no! Easter is coming

    Ahem.
    I asked husband to make the breakfast yesterday.

    He chose scrambled eggs. Then came and asked me how to do it (he knows). Then made them, and his toast, and salt and peppered his, sat down...
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    Re: Oh no! Easter is coming

    Yuk. Loathe those nasty dry cinnamon filled buns.
    Not so keen on marshmallow either. Or those fruit pie things.


    I used to do online shopping, then collect it. For those items I couldn't get...
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    Re: The great Aussie icon - The Holden Brand

    LOL, not sure Ford is much better. Husband had a Ford Rodeo once. He loathed Ford ever after.

    There is something to be said for reliable go forever japanese cars.
    Or utes.
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    Re: Butane gas bottles

    I filled my large thermos with boiling water. It stayed hot all day. Good brand!
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    Re: The great Aussie icon - The Holden Brand

    Never understood the point of a Holden.
    They’re just rebadged whatevers: Opel, Daewoo, Isuzu etc.

    I'm not bothered at all that Aussie no longer makes any. Most were junk too. Friends had a ...
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    Re: Butane gas bottles

    We had power off all day today. They are renewing wires and poles..an ongoing thing.
    I forgot and wasn't prepared with a flask of boiled water etc....

    Oh well lit the BBQ and boiled some......the...
  18. Thread: Spam Email?

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    Re: Spam Email?

    And so did Firefox, I was going to screenshot it, but the site is now gone and I can't.
  19. Thread: Spam Email?

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    Re: Spam Email?

    With domains, anything before the final .company.country is meaningless.

    I could make pressf1.myscamsite.nz - nothing to do with pressf1 and everything to do with the last bits.

    So yours is...
  20. Re: Running cat6 next to mains power for a bit?

    I am Krone certified, this was when I used to do back end networking at Akld Uni.
    It was absolutely forbidden to do such a thing, I had to supervise contractors, most of them electricians actually,...
  21. Re: News flash!! An academic talks logic, talks sense!

    Rooting is fine. Get spayed first.
    Chemically or otherwise.
  22. Thread: Beetle

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    Re: Beetle

    Legs?
    6 isn't it?
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    Re: New Build

    Very nice. Well, not so keen on the case but personal taste....


    I haven't done an upgrade in 10 years now!!! OMG! 10 years!!!! This is the all time record. Even when back in the days of...
  24. Thread: Beetle

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    Beetle

    Beetle has a birthday today!!!


    Happy Birthday beetle!!!
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    Book Order email (Humour)

    Hello (Edited),

    (Your book(s) wanted to write you a personal note - it seemed unusual, but who are we to say no?)

    Holy moly! It's me... it's me! I can't believe it is actually me!...
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