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    Default We live down a long driveway

    Before we moved to our present address I would not have thought that living down a long driveway was an advantage, but it is. We are the second of three houses and we rarely have door to door salesmen or bible bashers calling. It is, obviously, to far for them to walk - it's very peaceful.
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    Default Re: We live down a long driveway

    Quote Originally Posted by Roscoe View Post
    Before we moved to our present address I would not have thought that living down a long driveway was an advantage, but it is. We are the second of three houses and we rarely have door to door salesmen or bible bashers calling. It is, obviously, to far for them to walk - it's very peaceful.
    I would do the same but we are looking at moving home to downsize a bit and SWMBO doesn't like the idea. As for bible bangers, I tell them I am a Pastafarian and worship the Flying Spaghetti Monster. That drives them away.

    Ken

    PS Why haven't we got a Flying Spaghetti Monster icon. We have a Devil, so in the age of equality I demand one!! OK Jen? Click image for larger version. 

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    And here was I thinking this was going to be a thread about a Fibre install problem haha.
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    Default Re: We live down a long driveway

    I got a do not knock sticker from consumer and stuck it to my front door, surprisingly effective.
    Not sure it effects the bible bashers but I think they've given up on me for now, at least it's been a few years.
    Actually the last one was a buddhist monk trying to give me a book, persisitant little bugger.

    In my mispent youth as a very obvious bogan I found it required no effort from me to get rid of them, answering the door hungover wearing a heavy metal t-shirt and with the dog going nuts and some metal music in the background for some unkown reason seems to have triggered a fast retreat. If it sounds deliberate, it wasn't, that's just how I was back then.
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    Actually in case anyone wants the sticker, go here. https://www.consumer.org.nz/articles...BoCXYUQAvD_BwE

    I would love for every door to have one
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    Default Re: We live down a long driveway

    Thanks
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    Quote Originally Posted by dugimodo View Post
    Actually in case anyone wants the sticker, go here. https://www.consumer.org.nz/articles...BoCXYUQAvD_BwE

    I would love for every door to have one
    Thanks for the link. A very interesting article.
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    Default Re: We live down a long driveway

    We live down a long driveway and still managed to get Bible people

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    Default Re: We live down a long driveway

    Quote Originally Posted by dugimodo View Post
    Actually in case anyone wants the sticker, go here. https://www.consumer.org.nz/articles...BoCXYUQAvD_BwE

    I would love for every door to have one
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    Default Re: We live down a long driveway

    We used to but that didn't stop them.
    The large sign on side of the house did though.
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