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  1. Re: Brian Tamaki arrested for alleged breach of bail conditions

    And when I arrived in Auckland in 1964, the place where he is imprisoned was known as Mt Eden Prison.

    If you were watching TV1 news this evening you would have heard it referred to not as a...
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    Have you heard the cicadas this summer?

    I live in Auckland and we hear the cicadas at this time every summer now that the temperature has warmed up. But this year they have not made an appearance and I wonder why?

    Are the cicadas making...
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    Have you heard of MC Escher?

    MC Escher is a Dutch graphic artist with a very different approach to art.

    The impossible world of MC Escher. Have a look here:
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    52 German Warships sunk in one day

    I watch a programme on Duke TV called "Abandoned Engineering" and the following was this weeks story - something that I was not aware of.

    In waters off Orkney a century ago, 52 German warships...
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    Re: Question on Android tablet

    Thank you for that, Piroska. I did not know there was a safe way as opposed to an unsafe way. I will pass that on to SWMBO.

    Much appreciated.:thanks
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    Question on Android tablet

    SWMBO has an Android tablet and I suggested that she installs the software for the scanner/printer but she says that it does not have the room to do that. I thought that if that is the case, why does...
  7. Thread: House Prices

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    Re: House Prices

    I don't think that comparing sold prices with bought prices is the right way to go. Rather we say that we bought our first house for nine years wages and sold it for fourteen years wages. We think...
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    Re: Booster Adventure

    We went down to the airport for our booster. The illuminated sign said half an hour waiting time but we were taken straight away and were home within the hour.

    We would not have worried if we had...
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    Re: MS Office Home & Student

    I think that it is too expensive and too slow. I say too slow because I run Outlook and Word is available with Outlook and have tried it but I'd much rather use Text Maker - costs nothing, is much...
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    Re: Spam Txt message

    I am receiving something similar from Norton. And like you, I have never bought anything from Norton. Why would anyone pay Norton (McAfee) when there is so much free stuff on the net to choose...
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    Re: How do I download an mp3 of some songs?

    Thank you for that, zqwerty, I did not know.:thanks
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    Re: How do I download an mp3 of some songs?

    When I came onto the site late afternoon it said that I had a PM from you but I could not access it. Will you be able to send your message to lambournross@gmail.com ? That would be helpful, thank you.
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    Re: How do I download an mp3 of some songs?

    Thank you Wainui. What sort of info would you like?
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    How do I download an mp3 of some songs?

    I would like to download and save some mp3s for a friend who wants to play them at his wedding which is being held outside well away from a wi-fi signal.

    I would appreciate it if someone could...
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    Re: (almost) New Year Jokes

    The Irish are considering moving to driving on the right side the same side as Europe. They are going to conduct a trial and move all the trucks to the right side and if that is successful they...
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    Re: Radio keeps drifting off the station

    That's what SWMBO has done and she is listening on her tablet.:thanks
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    The Magic Bank Account

    The Magic Bank Account.

    Imagine that you had won the following *PRIZE* in a contest:
    Each morning your bank would deposit $86,400 In your private account for your use..
    However, this prize has...
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    Radio keeps drifting off the station

    SWMBO has been lent a radio and likes to have it on all day but is becoming frustrated as she has to retune it every so often as it drifts off the (FM) station.

    The person who she borrowed the...
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    Re: (almost) New Year Jokes

    A naked man broke into a church. The police chased him around and finally caught him by the organ,:horrified


    A father put his 3 year old daughter to bed and listened to her saying her prayers:
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    Re: Shite For Brains Tamaki

    Who are these "blacks" that you mention?
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    Re: Who made that one up?

    It doesn't bother me at all. I just think that it is a load of rubbish!:waughh:
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    Who made that one up?

    Have you noticed TV1 putting up the greeting "Meri Kirihimete!"? It's supposed to be maori for Merry Christmas.:illogical

    Next thing they will be telling us that the maoris celebrated Christmas!...
  23. Thread: Overkill

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    Re: Overkill

    And what do you think of that? A bit excessive?
  24. Thread: Overkill

    by Roscoe
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    Overkill

    Someone must be making a mint out of manufacturing road cones - they are everywhere and in a few cases absolutely unnecessary.

    We were travelling on a suburban road when we noticed a fairly...
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    Re: Have you been to a holiday in Fiji?

    That was my thought. Not too difficult going, it's returning. But SWMBO was not thinking of going now - a bit later when things have returned to relatively normal. We'll just have to wait and see.:)
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