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    Re: Why drop the "ing"?

    English as it was and is now:

    1. Pretty
    This word is from Old English prættig, "cunning", from præt "trick" – unrelated to prat "idiot", which originally referred to the buttocks (hence pratfall:...
  2. Re: Omron Blood Pressure Monitor -- Chemist Warehouse.

    Quite a few NZ companies do behave exactly the same way when you try to get a refund you know. PBTech for one.
    NL for another.

    CW at least started the whole free prescription thing...and we have...
  3. Thread: "Farewell"

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    Re: "Farewell"

    Their public face and private face are 2 different things, except for the likes of Philip and perhaps Andrew....
  4. Re: Advice please for missing optical drive from PC

    It's dead.
    Get a new one.
  5. Thread: Challenges

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    Re: Challenges

    There are some things happening that I won't think about. I choose to think about the day as it happens, planted some new shrubs this morning, had a nice lunch....

    Never mind the awful thing last...
  6. Re: Omron Blood Pressure Monitor -- Chemist Warehouse.

    File with Disputes.
    Notify Commerce Commission.
  7. Thread: Challenges

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    Re: Challenges

    By not dwelling on them. And concentrating on the good parts of life instead.

    So many people look at the issues, husband has got good at that....he can't do this and that...we don't have this or...
  8. Thread: Today's Joke

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    Re: Today's Joke

    What a bunch of nasty people you are.
    So he cares about screens with his kid. Good on him.

    I have met gay peole with kids you know, the kids were A)Not gay and B)nice, polite, lovely people....
  9. Re: Omron Blood Pressure Monitor -- Chemist Warehouse.

    I have used Chemist Warehouse - online as there isn't one here yet. Sadly.........
    They have been the cause of the $0 prescriptions - elsewhere, not here.

    However when I buy something I look...
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    Re: Features for Features sake?

    I'm a fan of KISS.
    I didn't get a smartphone for ages because I didn't want 90% of the crap they put on them, no need to internet 24/7 or walk around with my nose glued to it.

    And reading Driven...
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    Re: Why drop the "ing"?

    https://www.lexico.com/definition/camp

    I always went to a camping ground to camp.


    verb
    [no object]

    1Live for a time in a tent, especially while on holiday.
    ‘holiday parks in...
  12. Thread: HDD drop outs

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    Re: HDD drop outs

    I've done it before.....just a long time since I used any non Linux stuff....lost track of whats best. Used to be Ghost.
  13. Thread: HDD drop outs

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    Re: HDD drop outs

    Thanks
  14. Re: There's nothing worth watching on the TV these days

    Yes books, I read all the time.........
    But I like some of the docos on Sky.
    Watched Motorway Patrol on TVNZ last night, rather amusing, OMG and these people breed!

    The guy in the tunnel trying...
  15. Thread: HDD drop outs

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    Re: HDD drop outs

    There is no power management on anything, it's all off.
    He may have cured it...it didn't crash after his chkdsk...not yet anyway....so we'll see.
    If it does, well, it can come down to me to look at...
  16. Thread: HDD drop outs

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    Re: HDD drop outs

    Best free cloning software? One that will clone smaller to bigger without losing the room?
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    Re: One For You Geriatrics

    Who are you? Husband would like to know, we know who shorts guy is..he wasn't fond of him...
  18. Thread: HDD drop outs

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    Re: HDD drop outs

    Thanks.

    he's changing the cable tonight.
  19. Thread: HDD drop outs

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    Re: HDD drop outs

    WD Blue, internal.

    D: - there is no optical drive, just HDDs....SDD = c: then D: and E: being WD Blue satas...
  20. Thread: HDD drop outs

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    HDD drop outs

    Son is losing D: intermittently.
    It's a WD 1TB, he's not sure which he has 2 the same (as well as an SSD) - that's hard to explain to him how to see, I gave up.
    I had him run chkdsk and also the WD...
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    Re: One For You Geriatrics

    No. Yuk. But shorts and socks, yes a bit of thing back then....

    2nd from left at front. (Maybe that makes it 3rd from left?) With the fringe over his face anyway...
    This would have been not...
  22. Re: Was pretty happy to use Microsoft Edge until today ........

    Firefox, Chrome or Edge....up to you.
    Are you using NOD32? I would, it was very good at warning you about dodgy websites......

    I did try once I went to Linux, went to a known bad page and let the...
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    Re: One For You Geriatrics

    One of these is husband:

    10842
  24. Re: A good dishwasher repairman - recommendations please

    The widget that controls temp....low, 2, 3, 4, hi etc ...signs of a dead simmerstat is element has 2 speeds- off and fully hot...
    Looks kind of like a old school fuse...but isn't.
  25. Re: A good dishwasher repairman - recommendations please

    Case in point. My mums oven was a nightmare. Old, yellowed and the seals were gone.
    It had rust on the bottom of oven, in warmer.
    Then a couple of the simmerstats went....she rang one of the church...
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