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  Reply # 970569 21-Jan-2014 12:26 Send private message

nakedmolerat: It was a full moon yesterday


No it wasn't.

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  Reply # 970609 21-Jan-2014 13:14 One person supports this post Send private message

k1wi: I found it amusing that the people on Stuff started drawing correlations between the whales stranding on Farewell spit to the earthquakes. I mean don't get me wrong, I'm all for keeping an open mind on things, but still.

Then the number who declared that the eagle has landed...


I wonder if there will be an OSH enquiry over the eagle falling down...Potentially it could have been very dangerous.

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  Reply # 970618 21-Jan-2014 13:22 Send private message

mattwnz:
k1wi: I found it amusing that the people on Stuff started drawing correlations between the whales stranding on Farewell spit to the earthquakes. I mean don't get me wrong, I'm all for keeping an open mind on things, but still.

Then the number who declared that the eagle has landed...


I wonder if there will be an OSH enquiry over the eagle falling down...Potentially it could have been very dangerous.
Most likely, when I first heard it I thought that it would be the last time they hang things within the terminal.

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  Reply # 970625 21-Jan-2014 13:26 Send private message

Kingy:
InstallerUFB: Rather Strong here in Marton - a few things fell over


People still live there????<snip>.


Sure do - and we just got hit by another after shock

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  Reply # 971679 21-Jan-2014 14:30 Send private message

KiwiNZ: I think the Manawatu Gorge will be a spooky place to drive through over the next few weeks, after shocks could well bring down some quite large rock falls.


The sooner they actually build rock roofs like they do in the European Alps, the safer users will be.








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  Reply # 971685 21-Jan-2014 14:41 Send private message

Geektastic:
KiwiNZ: I think the Manawatu Gorge will be a spooky place to drive through over the next few weeks, after shocks could well bring down some quite large rock falls.


The sooner they actually build rock roofs like they do in the European Alps, the safer users will be.


I had often thought of that, but a family member who is a Civil Engineer tells me that the cost would be huge.




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 Interesting. You're afraid of insects and women. Ladybugs must render you catatonic.

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  Reply # 971695 21-Jan-2014 14:52 Send private message

KiwiNZ:
Geektastic:
KiwiNZ: I think the Manawatu Gorge will be a spooky place to drive through over the next few weeks, after shocks could well bring down some quite large rock falls.


The sooner they actually build rock roofs like they do in the European Alps, the safer users will be.


I had often thought of that, but a family member who is a Civil Engineer tells me that the cost would be huge.


They did a similar thing in Cape Town South Africa and it was highly effective.
http://www.chapmanspeakdrive.co.za/engineering.php









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  Reply # 971699 21-Jan-2014 15:00 One person supports this post Send private message

lol those pictures all look photoshopd, like those old crazy Golf green calendars they used to produce...

The gorge is a laugh with regards the amount of money they keep flooding into that place. Time to upgrade the over routes instead me thinks.

and Marton, lol there too ;-)

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  Reply # 971700 21-Jan-2014 15:02 Send private message

Jaxson: lol those pictures all look photoshopd, like those old crazy Golf green calendars they used to produce...



I use to drive that road every day .....
Not at all Photoshopped. But it sure does look it.

They use that road in Cape Town in a number of motorcar advertisements.

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  Reply # 971707 21-Jan-2014 15:15 Send private message

Geektastic:
KiwiNZ: I think the Manawatu Gorge will be a spooky place to drive through over the next few weeks, after shocks could well bring down some quite large rock falls.


The sooner they actually build rock roofs like they do in the European Alps, the safer users will be.


Ah, but would that be tough enough for those famed "unique NZ conditions"? :o)



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  Reply # 971754 21-Jan-2014 16:47 Send private message

Jaxson: The gorge is a laugh with regards the amount of money they keep flooding into that place. Time to upgrade the over routes instead me thinks.



They're supposed to be spending $4.5 million on the Saddle Road soon. No, it's not a lot really.



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  Reply # 971770 21-Jan-2014 17:18 Send private message

BTW, sorry for mis-spelling
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  Reply # 971826 21-Jan-2014 19:23 Send private message

DarthKermit:
Jaxson: The gorge is a laugh with regards the amount of money they keep flooding into that place. Time to upgrade the over routes instead me thinks.



They're supposed to be spending $4.5 million on the Saddle Road soon. No, it's not a lot really.


That'll widen a coupla corners...

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  Reply # 972236 22-Jan-2014 13:38 Send private message

nakedmolerat: It was a full moon yesterday


Nope. But not that it would make a difference.




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