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  Reply # 749960 24-Jan-2013 01:25

I'm with Gareth on this one. Let's think seriously about cats near native bush and save those kiwis. Ok




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  Reply # 750007 24-Jan-2013 09:24 Send private message

Great he's in the media again. http://www.stuff.co.nz/sport/football/8216985/Gareth-Morgan-slams-fans-for-lack-of-patience

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  Reply # 750013 24-Jan-2013 09:34 Send private message

I'm so tired of the way media has attached to this guy like an oracle. It turns me off to the point I'd just about do the opposite of anything this guy says.

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  Reply # 750023 24-Jan-2013 09:50 Send private message

rvangelder: I'm so tired of the way media has attached to this guy like an oracle.


Hmmm. Yes, like Kim Dotcom?

Seriously, some of these guys have great PR behind them...





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  Reply # 750028 24-Jan-2013 10:02 Send private message

freitasm:
rvangelder: I'm so tired of the way media has attached to this guy like an oracle.


Hmmm. Yes, like Kim Dotcom?

Seriously, some of these guys have great PR behind them...



I suppose so, and I think these two are using media for their goals.
Gareth strikes me as a person wanting "to be seen" as a leader, using the media for self promotion.
Kim on the other hand is in it for revenge - the media and public opinion being just one of the many tools to end his goal.

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  Reply # 750043 24-Jan-2013 10:30 Send private message

rvangelder:
freitasm:
rvangelder: I'm so tired of the way media has attached to this guy like an oracle.


Hmmm. Yes, like Kim Dotcom?

Seriously, some of these guys have great PR behind them...



I suppose so, and I think these two are using media for their goals.
Gareth strikes me as a person wanting "to be seen" as a leader, using the media for self promotion.
Kim on the other hand is in it for revenge - the media and public opinion being just one of the many tools to end his goal.


Personally I think Kim deserves revenge for being treated like some sort of heavily armed drug baron mafia boss. I find the whole concept of the FBI being able to take down servers and destroy the content regardless of whether it is illegal or not to be bizarre: they could not, for example, raid a library and destroy work in it not related to their case and owned by third parties, so why they should be able to do that when the information is digital rather than physical I do not know. 


Morgan OTOH seems like someone who just enjoys controversy.

Nice to see that the cat thing is already on his Wikipedia page!










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  Reply # 750047 24-Jan-2013 10:39 Send private message

Gareth Morgan the Kiwi-saver




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  Reply # 750048 24-Jan-2013 10:45 Send private message

What cats really get up to. Kitty Collar Cam





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  Reply # 750072 24-Jan-2013 11:19 Send private message

ajobbins: Gareth Morgan the Kiwi-saver


He should buy an island or a zoo then.

Once that is done we can get some interesting stuff in. I'm up for Mountain Lion, Bighorn Sheep, Grey Wolves, Bison, Golden Eagles, Peregrine Falcons, Alpine Choughs and coyotes.








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  Reply # 750073 24-Jan-2013 11:23 Send private message

Ha does this look like a cat wanting to hunt and kill native birds



at the most she might chase a fly or a moth but I've yet to see her chase a bird




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  Reply # 750089 24-Jan-2013 11:38 Send private message

myopinion: Great he's in the media again. http://www.stuff.co.nz/sport/football/8216985/Gareth-Morgan-slams-fans-for-lack-of-patience


I was going to post this as well. What an absolute idiot to be calling fans of the cub he owns pathetic. Absolute clown.

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  Reply # 750090 24-Jan-2013 11:40 Send private message

I think anyone objecting to the original message are reacting to the hyperbolic title and the images it conjures up rather than the actual issue. Nothing originally said is objectionable or unreasonable as an opinion backed by facts. Whether there will be substantial improvements or just minor ones are the question. Stating people not get a new cat is not the same as euthanizing them.

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  Reply # 750093 24-Jan-2013 11:53 Send private message

I'm going to buy extra cats.








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  Reply # 750095 24-Jan-2013 11:54 Send private message

Athlonite: Ha does this look like a cat wanting to hunt and kill native birds



at the most she might chase a fly or a moth but I've yet to see her chase a bird


Is that a Maine Coon?

I used to have 2 of them. Mine used to catch rats and squirrels mostly!








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  Reply # 750186 24-Jan-2013 13:36 Send private message

we think she's got some Maine coon in her hairy paws is usually a good sign that their is




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