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  1. Re: Wall clocks - that plugs to the wall instead?

    The manufacturers don't like them because they have to make two versions - one for countries with 60Hz mains and one for countries with 50Hz mains.
    The original Panasonic microwave my wife bought...
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    Re: Why do they pronounce it "Owtearoa"?

    The original Maori alphabet was based on Maori as she is spoke in Northland. Just like English and plenty of other languages, there are other dialects such as in the South Island.
    In Gore, people...
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    Re: Planning for a New Future

    That is why we were losing so many people to OZ in the last couple of decades.
    How then did we end up with a bigger population now than ever before?

    Because John Key allowed almost anyone to buy...
  4. Thread: Thanks Jacinda

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    Re: Thanks Jacinda

    As I said, no more guilty than George Washington and even less than Irgun.
  5. Thread: Thanks Jacinda

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    Re: Thanks Jacinda

    And you have proof of this ??

    Strikes me that he is no more guilty than George Washington was when he revolted against the British.
  6. Thread: Thanks Jacinda

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    Re: Thanks Jacinda

    It wasn't a decision Jacinda made, rather it was a decision she was too slow at making.
    Considering all the publicity about the 501ers being sent back from OZ, she should have got in quick and...
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    Re: Planning for a New Future

    I think the point the video was trying to make is that judging everything by the almighty $$$ doesn't always get you where you want to go.
    For instance, it was revealed a few days ago that despite...
  8. Thread: Thanks Jacinda

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    Re: Thanks Jacinda

    ScoMo only cares about victory at the next election.
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    Re: Planning for a New Future

    Did you watch the video? Which part of it did you have a problem with ?
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    Re: Racism In Reverse

    You are opening another can of worms here.
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    Re: Mobile Audio Query

    Why don't you listen to the FM station via the online app rather than over the air?
  12. Thread: News Websites

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    Re: News Websites

    BBC, NPR, Newshub, RNZ, Stuff, Reuters, Al-Jazeera, all free.
    If you want to see a graph on what some think are neutral sites with varying degrees of news-depth, try looking at this -...
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    Re: Firefox 89 and omnibox

    pcuser42 has it right.
    Did you follow all the steps?
    You mentioned about dragging to the Google search box; but you need to drag it up to the address bar where you want it.
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    Re: Thunderbird problem

    Now if you were using IMAP instead of POP, this would have happened automatically.
  15. Thread: WiFi Speeds

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    Re: WiFi Speeds

    WiFi is like being on an old party-line telephone system, all your devices have to wait and take their turn before talking back to the AP; and if your neighbour is on the same channel as you are, it...
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    Re: Thunderbird problem

    With seven email accounts on my PC alone plus a couple of extra on my wife's, I don't think I will be moving to EMclient.
    I have never had a problem with Thunderbird - what is it that some of you...
  17. Re: Sudden loss of get-up and go (not me but my PC)

    Thank you all - I did all that you suggested, plus rebooted the HONT, the ISP's router, and both switches.
    Made my usual mistake of doing it all at once rather than one at a time.
    Result - we are...
  18. Re: Sudden loss of get-up and go (not me but my PC)

    All ethernet - and I have tried an extra long cable direct to my server cabinet bypassing the switch and cabling in my mancave. Still the same.
  19. Re: Sudden loss of get-up and go (not me but my PC)

    Even uploading this post to PressF1 was an almighty struggle.
  20. Sudden loss of get-up and go (not me but my PC)

    I have a HP desktop i7-6700 with 16GB of RAM running Win10 version 20H2 and it has been going very nicely thank you until about a week ago.
    Now, anything network related is a DOG.
    Although the...
  21. Re: Need a Surveyor assistance, converting Lat & Long to NZTM Coordinate

    Have you tried looking at https://www.martindalecenter.com/Calculators.html

    There is over 20 thousand types of calculator there on line or links to other sites.

    Very useful, not just to you...
  22. Thread: Software

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    Re: Software

    HomeAssistant - but I am just starting with it. Only controlling garden lights at the moment but endless possibilities can be seen.
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    Re: I'm looking at getting a NAS

    If you have spare hardware around, NAS4free is a good bet to get started. BUT - as others have said above, a NAS by itself is not going to give complete security, especially if it is in your house....
  24. Thread: Backup??

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    Re: Backup??

    Have a look at Syncback from https://www.2brightsparks.com/

    They have a free version which I used for many years.
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    Re: One For You Geriatrics

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