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    Re: Buzz Words of yesterytear

    The girls definitely wore panties in the 50s - they were briefs (called "panties") not bloomers. Bloomers had long legs half way to their knees - the girls at that time did not wear bloomers - they...
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    Re: Buzz Words of yesterytear

    While not exactly buzz words in the past, girls "panties" and boys "underpants" have become these days buzz word, "knickers" and has also become a mild swear word for those people who want to swear...
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    Re: Buzz Words of yesterytear

    When I was at school in the late 50s "cool" was the in word. Everything that you liked was "cool." It is a buzz word of yesteryear that has survived into today.:)
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    Just So We're Clear

    I received the following in an email recently and, I'm afraid, I have to concur:

    "JUST SO WE'RE CLEAR . . .

    I never cared that you were Gay or Transexual until you started shoving it down my...
  5. Re: Microsoft to end Windows 10 support on October 14th, 2025

    Well at least that gives us a few years to think about it.

    And I know what Piroska means. My old desktop is still running XP and I have never had a problem with that.;)
  6. Thread: News Websites

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    Re: News Websites

    Well, we just read the headlines and the occasional article, but not the full Herald.
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    Re: SNOW, TRAFFIC JAMS AND ELECTRIC CARS:

    By then, of course, you would be using more battery power to run the generators to generate power to run the generators.:waughh: Somehow I don't think that would be very efficient.:illogical

    There...
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    Re: SNOW, TRAFFIC JAMS AND ELECTRIC CARS:

    And did they have shite bags?
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    Re: SNOW, TRAFFIC JAMS AND ELECTRIC CARS:

    When I was living in Wellington in the 50s the milkman delivered the milk by horse and cart and he had a bag below the horse's tail to catch the shite. Horses, like most other animals, just shite...
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    by Roscoe
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    Re: News Websites

    We read The Herald every day for free. Don't understand why you would pay for it.:waughh:
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    Re: Smart Radio in Our Motorhome

    Very good, Ken.

    That's very similar to when I was a kid. I was the remote for our TV.:D
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    Re: Smart Radio in Our Motorhome

    We have just been away in our motorhome and I have just been reminded of another thing that the smart radio does:

    I said that while travelling the radio changes automatically to the next...
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    SNOW, TRAFFIC JAMS AND ELECTRIC CARS:

    Has anyone thought or even talked about this potential problem?

    If all cars were electric and were caught up in a three hour traffic jam... dead batteries! Then what?

    Not to mention, that...
  14. Re: Trying to watch a movie on Put Locker without success

    Thank you very much, Wainui. I watched the film this afternoon and it was very interesting. Two things that stood out in the movie was, at the beginning, Thomas Edison was not so concerned with sound...
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    Smart Radio in Our Motorhome

    We have a rather clever radio in our German built motorhome. We listen to two stations that are nation wide but, of course, they are on different frequencies up and down the country. Previously, on...
  16. Re: Trying to watch a movie on Put Locker without success

    Thank you very much, Wainui. That has done the trick. You're so very helpful. :thanks

    And I am using AVG so I imagine that should keep bugs at day.
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    And you used to be able to buy a TV with a DVD player but not any more.:waughh: The reason is that you can download just about anything from the internet. So why go to the expense of adding a DVD...
  18. Re: Trying to watch a movie on Put Locker without success

    I have found the movie (Making Waves - the art of cinematic sound) on Put Locker but it buffers that much that it is unwatchable, but I can't see where to download the movie.

    To answer your...
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    That would take all the fun out of it!:D
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    Re: Everything is a "game changer."

    I quite agree. Unfortunately it's the Yank influence. That's how they pronounce it and - let's face it - they speak a form of English that is all their own. Thankfully the older generation don't copy...
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    I have found the movie that I want to watch and have been able to access but it is streaming and quite often pausing while it is buffering which is unacceptable so I was wondering; rather than...
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    Re: For your consideration.

    I'm inclined to agree with you. None of the above will affect me, either, although from what I've seen so far it's not affecting us so much as it seems to be affecting some of the low lying islands...
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    Re: Another "Woke" joke.

    And who the hell started this silly thing about "taking the knee"? It seems to have caught on for some strange reason. And how did the Black Caps become involved? I think it's ridiculous! It has...
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    Re: I have my vitamin C naturally

    No, but it makes watching what is on more bearable.:D
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    Re: Another "Woke" joke.

    And on that subject, I received the following by email:

    John McNulty (born May 29, 1968), is an American football coach who is currently the tight ends coach at the University of Notre Dame. He is...
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