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  1. Thread: New Girl

    by Neil F
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    Re: New Girl

    We got our current cat in 2018 as a 5-month-old kitten- from SPCA. My daughter who chose it said, "she was only interested in me ignored other people". When daughter brought Blanche (pure white) home...
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    Re: Oh gosh, another one gone

    My favourite was her cover of If Not for You. I loved the slide guitar sound and of course her Grease duet with John Travolta "you're the one that I want"
    Neil
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    Re: A beautiful voice has been stilled!

    Well said Dugimodo. I am a geriatric (75) but I listen to music from all decades. I think Gangsta rap is absolute misogynistic crap, but some rap has meaningful lyrics
    I do like Lady Gaga' songs...
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    Re: Commonwealth Games

    Commonweath games athletes put in huge amounts of training -some are also Olympic medalists. It is very tough competitively so let's celebrate them
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    Re: Firefox ? or YouTube?

    I'm Win 10 P{ro 64 bit -fully updated. I have no problems accessing YouTube Music Videos - using FF , Opera , Chrome or MS Edge.
    Another instance of how variable individual computers can act
  6. Re: Pay for half of the cost of the fence? I don't think so.

    An aside to the above. Went through hedge etc. Ultimately agreed on a new fence. A laugh and a tribute to a lawyer's confidentiality. Neighbour said " I must confess I got ZZ to vet the final...
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    Re: CCCleaner still good ??

    I use CCleaner and also Glary Utilities zealously. -the latter mainly when I update various applications. and need new Shortcuts. I am not confident to use Reg edit .
    No problems with either
  8. Thread: Time flies!

    by Neil F
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    Re: Time flies!

    Re Waihejke On 24 December 1969 I was working t BNZ main Auckland branch. That day I received notification of having passed my final Accountancy Unit. Bank sent me with a colleague to the BNZ...
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    What is Java needed for?

    This morning I got an alert advising a Java update was available so went to proceed.
    I got a note "we note you have not used Java in last 6 months -if not needed remove it."
    I ignored that and...
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    Re: Very basic txting question

    Hi Tony . cost would depend on your plan with your mobile provider. -I guess very expensive.
    I would check with UK person (presumably you are in regular email contact) if they are on VIber or Whats...
  11. Thread: Photos problem

    by Neil F
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    Re: Photos problem

    I generally have no problems with photos -I'm Win10 Pro 21H2 but on occasion I have had to resort to Inkscape if a photo will not open for me
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    Re: For the train lovers

    In 1975 I took a trip on The India Pacific train from Perth. On Beamafilm.com and also at library DVD is that trip -2010.
    Quite a few changes from when i did it. I was going to Adelaide and had...
  13. Thread: More jokes

    by Neil F
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    Re: More jokes

    Diary Of An Englishman In Western Australia
    August 31
    Just got transferred with work from Leeds UK to our new home in Karratha, Western Australia.
    Now this is a town that knows how to live!...
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    Re: Scrolling problem in Firefox and Chrome

    Random thought. can you open the mouse? Sometimes dust builds up in them -comparatively thick. I've experienced that once or twice.
  15. Thread: More jokes

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    More jokes

    Who’d be a vet?
    Her dog was in heat, but she agreed to look after her neighbour's
    male dog while the neighbour was on vacation.

    She had a large house and she believed that she could keep the...
  16. Thread: Wimbledon

    by Neil F
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    Re: Wimbledon

    Cameron Norrie lived in NZ but was going nowhere with TennisNZ . Hois parents relocated him to IUK and now he is in Wimbledon semifinals.
    Another semifinalist for first time is Nick Kyrgios . They...
  17. Thread: Wimbledon

    by Neil F
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    Re: Wimbledon

    I was privileged to attend Wimbledon Quarter finals day on Nr 1 court in 1972. That was the second year that Onny Parun reached the Quarter finals. a lovely atmosphere strawberries , cream ,...
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    CERT Campaign re Passwords

    Can I assume that many of you received this email today?
    I think it is productive.


    Kia Ora,
    This month, CERT NZ is launching a bold, new campaign to help people better protect their online...
  19. Thread: Outlook 365

    by Neil F
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    Re: Outlook 365

    Gmail made a unilateral decision that the option to allow access by "less secure apps" such as MS Outlook would cease from 31 May. This has caused lots of issues and MS Community Forum has been full...
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    Re: What's with all the fuss about Matariki?

    Iran still uses the Cyrus calendar 15 March for New Year.
    I may be old fashioned, but I detest the fact that most retail stores are open on Stat Hols except Good Friday and Christmas Day. If...
  21. Re: How to show emphasis on a certain part of a word

    I agree with you Roscoe, I cringe when I hear teenagers talking in faux American accents. It seems as though they believe it makes them more "hip". Yes TV presenters seem to follow like sheep in...
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    Re: Advice on new iMac

    I never buy computers from a Noel Leeming or Harvey Norman type store-the staff do not seem to be Tech savvy. "Oh sorry did you not want a washing machine" I am Windows but can recommend Apple...
  23. Thread: Sound problem

    by Neil F
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    Re: Sound problem

    I found regular Sound loss problems with my October 2020 16GB I7 Intel Lenovo laptop. then it would return automatically after differing periods. Support staff could not fix it -11 months...
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    Re: Gmail & Outlook 2016,2013 , OAuth

    I am Outlook 365 and use POP - IMAP was too limited. I wish Microsoft would get far more aggressive with Google and insist they stop buggering around with pretenses that their product is more...
  25. Re: All policing should be based on the Peel Principles

    Brilliantly expressed zqwerty. I'm an old fogey and miss "the constable on the beat" - familiar with people and vice versa. The current "centralised mode"(closures of suburban stations) relying on...
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