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  # 2128155 16-Nov-2018 20:02
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https://www.stuff.co.nz/entertainment/music/108644191/red-hot-chili-peppers-announce-nz-tour

 

 

 

It's not a tour, it's a concert  (and in b***dy Auckland of course, Wellington goes without again).

 

 





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  # 2128576 17-Nov-2018 17:44
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Damn... It's as if Auckland is the only City that matters in NZ...

Dunedin has an covered stadium too!

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  # 2129796 19-Nov-2018 20:19
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"A rarely known timesaving iPhone hack has blown the minds of thousands of people online."






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  # 2129798 19-Nov-2018 20:26
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Geektastic:
"A rarely known timesaving iPhone hack has blown the minds of thousands of people online."

 

What's the bet that it's in the user guide?


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  # 2129848 19-Nov-2018 22:33
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I bet it's the Tweet posted today that you can press and hold on the space bar and it acts as a trackpad for the text cursor.

 

Until someone mentioned is the whole keyboard area.

 

And someone added that was part of the keynote demo a few years ago.

 

So, yes, "went viral!"





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  # 2130426 20-Nov-2018 15:14
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Well, I've checked, and that feature is indeed in the user guide! (page 88). It seems to only work on the space bar for me, not the rest of the keyboard, but that could be due to my somewhat esoteric keyboard settings.




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Super powerful interstellar ticking time bomb found not far from earth 

 

Maybe I'm being pedantic, but about 75,685,843,780,646,400 kilometres or 8,000 light years ain't that close to me.


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DarthKermit:

 

Super powerful interstellar ticking time bomb found not far from earth 

 

Maybe I'm being pedantic, but about 75,685,843,780,646,400 kilometres or 8,000 light years ain't that close to me.

 

 

I think the issue is if ended up with a gamma ray burst that was aimed at Earth, that would toast everything. Even then it would be 8000 years plus the ratio that the gamma rays speed is to the speed of light


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  # 2131109 21-Nov-2018 13:43
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DarthKermit:

Super powerful interstellar ticking time bomb found not far from earth 


Maybe I'm being pedantic, but about 75,685,843,780,646,400 kilometres or 8,000 light years ain't that close to me.



Maybe it has already exploded, and the gamma rays are already 3/4 of the way here.

So we will all be dead in 2000 years time instead of 8000 years time. Oh well.





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  # 2131134 21-Nov-2018 14:29
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Aredwood:
DarthKermit:

 

Super powerful interstellar ticking time bomb found not far from earth 

 

 

 

Maybe I'm being pedantic, but about 75,685,843,780,646,400 kilometres or 8,000 light years ain't that close to me.

 



Maybe it has already exploded, and the gamma rays are already 3/4 of the way here.

So we will all be dead in 2000 years time instead of 8000 years time. Oh well.

 

 

 

Best cancel that holiday...






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"Luckily," says Professor Peter Tuthill, an astronomer at the University of Sydney who was part of the team that studied the dangerous stars, "this one isn't pointed to us at all – it won't be coming our way."

 

Panic over.

 

 


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  # 2131147 21-Nov-2018 14:48
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frankv:

 

 

"Luckily," says Professor Peter Tuthill, an astronomer at the University of Sydney who was part of the team that studied the dangerous stars, "this one isn't pointed to us at all – it won't be coming our way."

 

Panic over.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Oh.

 

 

 

Anyone interested in 500 tins of baked beans, 200 tins of Spam and10 cases of Nuka Cola? Now surplus to requirements, apparently. tongue-out






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  # 2131153 21-Nov-2018 15:03
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You wouldn't have had much time to eat those after the gamma ray burst struck.

 

 





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  # 2131154 21-Nov-2018 15:04
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Geektastic: Anyone interested in 500 tins of baked beans

 

Have you considered that the methane-potential of 500 tins of baked beans may be able to run a car for a while?


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