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  Reply # 1714471 2-Feb-2017 14:02
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mdooher:

 

MikeB4:

 

mdooher:

 

It would be great to be able to program a car to accept some kind of standard key fob/remote , like the way you program a security access system to accept a fob. Then just have one fob to open everything.

 

 

 

 

I just couldn't cope if it automatically locked the vehicle when I walked away, it would do my head in.

 

 

you mean the coming back to check if it is locked thing?yell

 

 

 

 

yep,  I am insane or would soon be laughing





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  Reply # 1714530 2-Feb-2017 15:39
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The stupidity of people who drive with one hand while talking on a mobile with the other.

 

Especially as school is getting out and they are in a sign written vehicle - what muppets!


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  Reply # 1714543 2-Feb-2017 16:26
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Just got a report from a user that some software - that we've been using for the best part of a decade - is suddenly crashing on startup. Sure enough, it is. Looking at the log shows that it silently tries to connect to the vendor's site to get the latest documentation... and the file is now returning a 404. Some resilience would be nice!


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  Reply # 1714645 2-Feb-2017 19:56
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OmniouS:

 

The response time on the Countdown self-service checkouts is ridiculous compared to the New World ones which is near instant

 

 

Both seem fine to me, I use both


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  Reply # 1714659 2-Feb-2017 20:01
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surfisup1000:

 

Trademe sellers who sell 'genuine' parts but then when they arrive it is clear they are non-genuine. 

 

They steal business from people selling genuine parts.  They also steal business from traders who admit they are not selling genuine parts. 

 

More importantly, they are putting peoples lives at risk by selling goods with cheap components that are not certified as safe. 

 

I emailed the trader who was trading under an 'english' name but actually has a chinese name for an email address --  and they say that maybe they sent the wrong one .   Well, rubbish to that, he knows exactly the crap he is selling . 

 

Now, if i put in a negative feedback I will receive negative myself. So, whats the point? This trader has 99% positive feedback rating and will continue to keep that. 

 

Sure, i knew at the time that a cheaper price (but not that much cheaper) indicates it could be fake, but i took the risk anyway. Will lay a complaint with trademe but I doubt they will do a thing other than to warn the user. He should be kicked right out. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thats the thing, people do good, get rewarded, by feedback, word of mouth, but this stuff you mention blows that away. its no better than tourist resort shops who know you wont be back, so who cares.


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  Reply # 1714660 2-Feb-2017 20:04
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MikeB4:

 

mdooher:

 

It would be great to be able to program a car to accept some kind of standard key fob/remote , like the way you program a security access system to accept a fob. Then just have one fob to open everything.

 

 

 

 

I just couldn't cope if it automatically locked the vehicle when I walked away, it would do my head in.

 

 

Mine does. But it has a mind of its own. Many when I think, dang, i'll grab what I forgot. CLUNK. 


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  Reply # 1714661 2-Feb-2017 20:06
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Mirrors.

 

 

 

They are fake. When I turn my head round to check the next lane so I can change lanes, thats real.


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  Reply # 1714809 3-Feb-2017 08:26
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Taxis that insist on driving at 10km/h below the posted speed limit. I assume this is because the meter counts time and well as distance and so they can charge more for the same trip





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  Reply # 1714851 3-Feb-2017 10:28
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mdooher:

 

Taxis that insist on driving at 10km/h below the posted speed limit. I assume this is because the meter counts time and well as distance and so they can charge more for the same trip

 

 

And who sit in the right lane while doing so


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  Reply # 1714892 3-Feb-2017 11:24
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That reminded me of those predator taxis that pull up every few minutes outside the Sky Bus pick up area in the Auckland CBD. Saying lines like 'there are no more buses running today'.... They get a few tourists who don't know it is a 24 hour service.


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  Reply # 1714993 3-Feb-2017 15:26
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tdgeek:

 

surfisup1000:

 

Trademe sellers who sell 'genuine' parts but then when they arrive it is clear they are non-genuine. 

 

They steal business from people selling genuine parts.  They also steal business from traders who admit they are not selling genuine parts. 

 

More importantly, they are putting peoples lives at risk by selling goods with cheap components that are not certified as safe. 

 

I emailed the trader who was trading under an 'english' name but actually has a chinese name for an email address --  and they say that maybe they sent the wrong one .   Well, rubbish to that, he knows exactly the crap he is selling . 

 

Now, if i put in a negative feedback I will receive negative myself. So, whats the point? This trader has 99% positive feedback rating and will continue to keep that. 

 

Sure, i knew at the time that a cheaper price (but not that much cheaper) indicates it could be fake, but i took the risk anyway. Will lay a complaint with trademe but I doubt they will do a thing other than to warn the user. He should be kicked right out. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thats the thing, people do good, get rewarded, by feedback, word of mouth, but this stuff you mention blows that away. its no better than tourist resort shops who know you wont be back, so who cares.

 

 

I complained to the trader who replied that he meant his prices are genuine, not the product. He offered a refund if i return the goods but my time is worth more than the $35 it cost. 

 

 


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I complained to the trader who replied that he meant his prices are genuine, not the product. He offered a refund if i return the goods but my time is worth more than the $35 it cost. 

 

 

You gotta be kidding... Reported to Trade Me?





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"I genuinely sell a fake product for $35.00"


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YouTube videos where the uploader doesn't bother naming the movie they're copyright infringing.

 

I just clicked on one before, its title is "Sci Fi Movies Full Length English - Alien Movies- Best Science Fiction Movies"

 

It's actually the movie Signs with Mel Gibson.


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  Reply # 1715063 3-Feb-2017 16:34
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freitasm:

 

surfisup1000:

 

I complained to the trader who replied that he meant his prices are genuine, not the product. He offered a refund if i return the goods but my time is worth more than the $35 it cost. 

 

 

You gotta be kidding... Reported to Trade Me?

 

 

Not sure if I am misinterpreting their english, but this is what i wrote to them....

 

"Here are a few errors on the label that indicate this is non-genuine."

 

And, i gave some examples (spelling errors etc).

 

And, this is their exact reply....

 

"sorry we didn’t check all our product carefully and we do use genuine price bought from our supplier, this afternoon checked all our current stock are the same"

 

 

 

I will get around to reporting this to trademe. 


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