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  # 2275707 13-Jul-2019 10:38
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State the bleeding obvious food labelling.

 

I understand that some people have allergies but surely there is no need to write on a container of milk (which lists the ingredients as milk) "contains milk" or a jar of peanut butter (which lists the ingredients as peanuts and salt) "contains peanuts"?

 

Surely "Contains whatever" is useful when it is not blindingly obvious that those things might be present, but when the product is in effect just those things, not so much.

 

 

Does Almond milk contain milk? Or are you suggesting that people always read the ingredient list?

 

 

 

 

     

  1. If it doesn't, it should not be labelled as milk
  2. Yes





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  # 2275710 13-Jul-2019 10:40
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the pointlessness  of the plastic bag ban. My takeways today both came in a plastic container, that will go straight into the rubbish when finished, and a drink in a plastic bottle and they couldnt put them in a plastic bag because they are evil . Either ban all plastics and find something else  but dont pick and choose which plastics you will ban.

 

 

 

 

We use bin liners that are plastic bags in effect, but made from corn starch and therefore biodegradable. Why can't supermarkets use cornstarch bags or paper bags instead of making everyone cart bags around, which they then forget, have to buy more and end up with many times more bags than they actually need?






 
 
 
 


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  # 2275712 13-Jul-2019 10:42
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Dingbatt: Distracted walkers in general, but in particular those too focused on their phone to cover their nose and mouth when coughing/sneezing. Especially when they turn their head to the side to prevent spraying their screen thereby spreading their germs to everyone around them.

 

 

 

The restricted sick leave model used in NZ so that employees come to work when they should be home sick, thus spreading their various illnesses, causing more people to either be off sick or turn up to work to spread it around....






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  # 2275784 13-Jul-2019 13:45
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Rikkitic:

That my cat, who has the freedom of the great outdoors, comes inside just to use the litterbox.


I’m sure you do something similar.




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  # 2276240 14-Jul-2019 10:49
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The fact that either Trade Me or Real Estate NZ websites seem to be giving email addresses of people who look at listings to the selling agent.

Those are the only two property sites I've looked at in recent months and I suddenly got an email from an agent saying 'thanks for looking at my listing. Let me know if you'd like to view'.





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  # 2276573 14-Jul-2019 23:01
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Writers who use "&" instead of "and". Understandable in one situation or another. But visited a website and a single page has 59 "&", their next page has 29 and the last one 39 - come on, it just looks ugly after a while.





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  # 2276578 14-Jul-2019 23:41
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English commentators on the Sky NZ broadcast of the cricket World Cup.

 
 
 
 


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People who just pull out of side streets, driveways, parking spots etc as you’re coming down the road, they know damn well you’re going to slow down after the fact to avoid an accident and THEN they act like you’re not behind them and take their sweet time getting up to the speed limit. Frustrating.

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  # 2276586 15-Jul-2019 00:43
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Dial111: People who just pull out of side streets, driveways, parking spots etc as you’re coming down the road, they know damn well you’re going to slow down after the fact to avoid an accident and THEN they act like you’re not behind them and take their sweet time getting up to the speed limit. Frustrating.

 

 

Most interesting is that sometimes these people hesitate, then seem to think "Damn it, I am going to inconvenience someone and break the giveway/stop rule today, so let's do it" and then go.

 

Idiots.





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  # 2276700 15-Jul-2019 08:47
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Dial111: People who just pull out of side streets, driveways, parking spots etc as you’re coming down the road, they know damn well you’re going to slow down after the fact to avoid an accident and THEN they act like you’re not behind them and take their sweet time getting up to the speed limit. Frustrating.

 

 

Most interesting is that sometimes these people hesitate, then seem to think "Damn it, I am going to inconvenience someone and break the giveway/stop rule today, so let's do it" and then go.

 

Idiots.

 

 

more interesting , try beeping at them and see what response you get .





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  # 2277057 15-Jul-2019 15:20
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Kids getting vomiting bugs when traveling. Especially on the day you picked to do a sightseeing day.

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  # 2277062 15-Jul-2019 15:30
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Handle9: Kids getting vomiting bugs when traveling. Especially on the day you picked to do a sightseeing day.

 

Oh God, so sorry, that sounds truly awful and not that small either !

 

Our household has been sick for 4 weeks straight, looks like we are out of the worst of it, but thankfully, no vomitting.

 

 


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  # 2277064 15-Jul-2019 15:33
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Handle9: Kids getting vomiting bugs when traveling. Especially on the day you picked to do a sightseeing day.


Oh God, so sorry, that sounds truly awful and not that small either !


Our household has been sick for 4 weeks straight, looks like we are out of the worst of it, but thankfully, no vomitting.


 



She'll be ok, it's just a bit of an upset stomach. I'm pretty happy we are in a villa (Bali) rather than a resort. She can crash out and I can read my book by the pool.

My wife and the little one have gone off to see rice paddy terraces and temples.

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  # 2277187 15-Jul-2019 16:49
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Got a toothache (again... I had the same tooth a few weeks ago and apparently the dentist's "fix" was only temporary). Went home a little early and therefore didn't get my 4:30 reminder to buy milk. Got home and found the NAS beeping due to a failed hard drive. It's not my day!


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  # 2277188 15-Jul-2019 16:50
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Those wonderful fellow Public Transport travelers who step off the bus, then STOP! No looking left or right, just stopped...because it's what you do when there are 70 other people trying to exit a packed commuter double-decker bus! 

 

Just get off the bus, move forward and find a nice spot at the side of the pavement to stop and think about why you're there. 

 

 





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