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  1. Conveyors blood and propellors, $10,000 says it goes faster than the wind, downwind.

    If you go here, you'll get the fails, the blood and then the mini demonstration.

    If you're a masochist go here first and you'll get your credulity stressed and your boggler over-revved. You will...
  2. Re: A question about the batteries in our motorhome

    If the new battery is 12V the two bus batteries are in series, 12V + 12V = 24V and there will be a link cable going from +VE on one battery to -VE on the other. In this setup, both batteries will...
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    Re: Windows 11 Latest Tech Preview

    That seems way more favourable than it merits ;)
    (But, not even all the heads of sales divisions voted for it, so there is still some small shred of integrity in Redmond.) :banana:banana
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    Re: Have you seen the Oceania ad?

    Their old simulator was no great shakes, so the boss sent the apprentice tea lady's junior assistant out to buy a better one. This definitely is great shakes.
  5. Thread: Bugger

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    Re: Bugger

    Not ALL . . . .
    ;)
  6. Thread: Weather Forecasts

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    Re: Weather Forecasts

    Metservice forecasts are actually incredibly accurate (except for the date which has a margin of error of +/- 5 years 4.725 months).

    ;)
  7. Thread: Weather Forecasts

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    Re: Weather Forecasts

    NZ Met Service are not quite as reliable as the Horoscopes, with considerably fewer "wins" than Lotto.
    ;)
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    Re: They are becoming ridiculous!

    Does that mean exclusive homosexuality is hereditary?
    (No wonder they call it queer.)
    ;)
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    Re: In case of boredom over winter . . .

    A simpler way???
    That would hardy be worth either the beer or the pizza needed to fuel the effort.
    :(
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    In case of boredom over winter . . .

    Should you find yourself unjustly attacked by boredom in the near future, you could attack this challenge.
    With a bit of luck you might really put some zest into your local KFC (or other FFJ* of...
  11. Thread: Husband

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    Re: Husband

    Drat . . . .

    Sorry to hear that news.
  12. Re: Why do they wear American baseball caps at cricket?

    More cheese with your whine sir?
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    Re: Fly around the world

    Well done constable. You're much more astute than we would have guessed.
  14. Re: Omron Blood Pressure Monitor -- Chemist Warehouse.

    Chemist Warehouse is exactly the type of place I feel good about avoiding. That's just the way I feel, your mileage may/will vary. It's a triple win, I feel good when I think of the times I will...
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    Re: How to Drive in Auckland

    The "Suicide Lanes" according to the prophets of doom ;)
  16. Thread: Goodness me!

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    Re: Goodness me!

    While you're busy not doing it again, why not try abstaining again twice so you can get in credit? Be prepared.
    ;)
  17. Re: We still call it "Morning Tea" even though we no longer drink tea

    . . . and under the sign on the door that says "Smoko Room" is another sign that says "NO SMOKING"
    ;)
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    Re: What have you owned for 20yrs and still using?

    They don't make them like that any more.
    ;)
  19. The plane on an opposing conveyor belt debate. Surely not?

    Is it about time to pop this old chestnut back in the inferno again ? ? ? :tui:

    Or not.

    The physics/mechanics are triflingly simple - the clever bit:banana is the artful use of an aviation...
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    Re: black mould on exposed aggregate concrete

    Mould is what grows in the minds of pedants.
    Mold is the curable stuff.
    ;)
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    Re: I'm a boobs man, myself

    Well, purely as a personal opinion, i prefer boobs women. Boobs men are probably eating the wrong stuff when they could be putting 737's on conveyor belts . . .
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    Re: Something of interest...

    He has obviously convinced himself that he's pretty convincing. :)
  23. Thread: Easiest IT Fix

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    Re: Easiest IT Fix

    ^That 240 V is terribly unreliable - only a couple of inches 'twixt plug and socket and it goes out on strike.
    Probably faulty electricity ;)
  24. Re: We sold our printer - it became too expensive

    I have an older Lexmark Laser printer that does colour and prints both sides, does thousands of pages per toner cartridge. it is big, weighs only a little less than i do and has enough spare...
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    Re: What have you owned for 20yrs and still using?

    Around the place there's great grandchildren older than that; it's safe to say they're in daily use but none have even had new batteries yet. . . .
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