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    Re: Superbomberís Achillesí Heel

    Yes, well airlines had, maybe still do, a cost benefit ratio thing.
    Was it cheaper to pay out the families than the cost of replacing/upgrading their fleets?
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    Re: Support for long graphic card

    Nothing.
    I had one, all I had to do was buy another case as the existing one had the drivebays too near and it wouldn't fit.


    They make them to be used without extra bits you know...so put it in...
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    Re: Any bets on the shooter's colour?

    Generally multiple people aren't killed by someone skiing or driving, whereas in the US mass shootings are a common occurrence.
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    Re: what do we do with 12year old criminals

    It didn't work actually.
    Bullying them tended to make them somewhat pissed off, funnily.

    Some of it is showing off as this idiot stated:
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    Re: Any bets on the shooter's colour?

    Well of it matters what skin they had:

    https://www.statista.com/statistics/476456/mass-shootings-in-the-us-by-shooter-s-race/

    More to the point, too easy to get hold of guns.
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    Re: what do we do with 12year old criminals

    A tricky one.
    If Oranga Tamariki was any use, but they're not.
    Or the old boys homes. BUt they weren't.

    Jail? They'll be educated by the other criminals and come out worse.
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    Re: Using cellphones while driving

    I have to say husband was shocking for lack of attention.
    Not phones, but fiddling....he messed with heater controls, played about with the radio, that sort of thing.

    Following on way down South...
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    Re: Climate change?

    The biggest problem is how many of us there are.
    We don't see it so much here, but take a look:
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    Re: Climate change?

    Auckland Transport has been accused of a "bulldozer" mentality in wanting to slice a new highway through 200-year-old trees.
    A 4.2ha native bush block in the path of the $472 million-plus highway...
  10. Re: What the War in Ukraine Can Teach the US Government about Competition with China

    Sounds like every single organisation of every single human group forever.
    Never mind leaders, companies, help groups, parties, whatever.

    Kissing up to the big man(or woman) and anyone who...
  11. Thread: Jokes

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    Re: Jokes

    Two Types Of People

    https://www.boredpanda.com/people-divided-two-camps/?utm_source=misscellania.blogspot&utm_medium=referral&utm_campaign=organic

    Not a joke as such, but some funny examples...
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    Re: Jokes

    Lol decibel....
  13. Re: Electric aircraft in the near future? I don't think so.

    Yes there's always a story about water powered cars....and the big nasty oil companies buy their silence and suppress it.

    Husband used to work with a guy, who on retirement, or come to think of...
  14. Thread: Question Time

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    Re: Question Time

    I've long since come to the conclusion we humans don't get smarter, we just bigger. And think we're smarter.
  15. Thread: Inventory

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    Re: Inventory

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_science_fiction_novels

    There wouldn't be a lot I haven't read.
    And Fantasy, well I used to read a fair bit...but decided I wasn't into it....nowadays there...
  16. Thread: Inventory

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    Re: Inventory

    All of them, all the time. They are the reread ones. None have never been read.

    Heaps of times, some have had to be replaced because they fell apart. That I can anyway, one or two are very hard to...
  17. Thread: Inventory

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    Re: Inventory

    Perhaps. I doubt they'd think I went to the trouble of picking titles most would never have heard of though, not not considered valuable or even popular....
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    Inventory

    So we're insured...but I didn't have a list of my books.
    These are paper, not ebooks. I have a few of those but not many at all.

    So if there was a fire, would I remember every title, probably...
  19. Thread: Jokes

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    Re: Jokes

    LOL, I think the one in red? won?
    Probably the best day they had in ages.....some sad stuff in the news about greyhounds lately.
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    Re: Extinction: The Facts - David Attenborough

    I can imagine, https://www.eco-adapt.com/2021/09/28/how-to-find-a-bride-available/
  21. Thread: Jokes

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    Jokes

    haven't had any for a while, I'll start:

    My roommate says I have schizophrenia.
    Jokes on him, I don't have a roommate.


    A boy scout says to his scout leader, "Sir, is this snake poisonous?"...
  22. Re: Electric aircraft in the near future? I don't think so.

    I understand what you are trying to say.

    I also understand why the laughing....but never mind, you expect EV planes in the bigger ones to become possible is the point.

    I hated physics at...
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    Re: Copy of an image file of a disk

    Excellent. You now have 2 copies.
    Just what I do...in fact I have more than 2 copies
  24. Re: Electric aircraft in the near future? I don't think so.

    RATS don't give you everything, it's an emergency thing, A typical RAT will be around 80 centimeters wide, and can generate between 5 and 70 kW of power when called upon in an emergency.

    It gives...
  25. Re: Electric aircraft in the near future? I don't think so.

    Yes, they seem to be concentrating on short trip planes. For obvious reasons.....
    Imagine a flat battery on a large plane while over the ocean and miles to go....
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