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  Reply # 712267 5-Nov-2012 14:07 Send private message

SaltyNZ: I'm a 1st Fleet Aussie ...


Weird.  I'm certain freitasm had fixed the Geekzone auto-boot-Aussie ban filter thinga-mah-jigger...

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  Reply # 712269 5-Nov-2012 14:09 Send private message

riahon: If I was dotcom I would get my money back, buy Tui - shut it down. Rebrand the company, re-employ all staff except CEO and marketing team, and call it something like - Magpie (I take shiny things I don't need)


And puhleeeaaase make a decent beer in the process. Wink




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  Reply # 712431 5-Nov-2012 17:16 Send private message

riahon: If I was dotcom I would get my money back, buy Tui - shut it down.


You could probably stop there, Tui is a rubbish beer.

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  Reply # 712433 5-Nov-2012 17:20 Send private message

nate:
SaltyNZ: I'm a 1st Fleet Aussie ...


Weird.  I'm certain freitasm had fixed the Geekzone auto-boot-Aussie ban filter thinga-mah-jigger...



I didn't. But will ask everyone registered for a copy of their birth certificate from now on.





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  Reply # 712497 5-Nov-2012 18:53 Send private message

freitasm:
I didn't. But will ask everyone registered for a copy of their birth certificate from now on.



I don't have the long form birth certificate handy, but I'm pretty sure my mum was there when it happened. She'll vouch for me.




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  Reply # 712509 5-Nov-2012 19:04 Send private message

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nate:
SaltyNZ: I'm a 1st Fleet Aussie ...


Weird.  I'm certain freitasm had fixed the Geekzone auto-boot-Aussie ban filter thinga-mah-jigger...



I didn't. But will ask everyone registered for a copy of their birth certificate from now on.



Only if you donate $5m to the charity of my choice, and comb your shoulder hair forward over your head.....




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  Reply # 712528 5-Nov-2012 19:44 Send private message

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Zeon: While there seem to be screw ups in the government operation against him, he is some kind of saint in people's eyes now?


What happen to the basic tenet of law that a person is innocent until proven guilty?


Didnt we loose that in the skynet law?




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  Reply # 713046 6-Nov-2012 17:37 Send private message

I chuckled when I first saw this.

Is just a joke. And a joke is not a joke it seems if it doesn't offend somebody somewhere!




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  Reply # 713604 7-Nov-2012 16:43 Send private message

It's not a joke, it's a personal attack against a specific woman who has ended up having a small amount of media attention due to someone elses actions. Not entirely dissimilar to the Rock's billboards which were a direct attack on a certain other radio personality which were quickly vandalised\censored and then removed.

A number of the Tui billboards are in a similar vein however, usually less direct though. They seem to have lost the originality of some of the earlier boards, the usual one on the Hutt motorway hasn't had anything genuinely original\amusing for a couple of years now. (I don't count references that only followers of NRL understand).






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  Reply # 713635 7-Nov-2012 17:16 Send private message

Interestingly when I first saw this sign go up, my thoughts went to, he must be just as awesome in real life as he seems in the media. Different perspective, but can understand the other viewpoint and yeah, not nice.

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  Reply # 714325 8-Nov-2012 18:59 Send private message

stevenz: It's not a joke, it's a personal attack against a specific woman

Not so, I struggle to remember what she personally looks like or have a clue what her name is! Because the joke still works no matter who married him. It really isn't about her, but about him.




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  Reply # 714518 9-Nov-2012 09:24 Send private message

I pay very little attention to these ads. My first thought on seeing it was she married him for other qualities.

A second look and it is clear it is designed to personally insult both people.

This kind of humor is not very nice. Would you like your partner and personal characteristics insulted at the same time by someone you don't even know? for the purpose of selling beer?

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