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  Reply # 1771980 28-Apr-2017 15:36
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freitasm: Because people can't be quiet on the phone on noisy environments.

 

Well, they are noisy anyway, if noise bothers someone a lot, there are solutions which are within their control (other people are not often controllable, plus NC headphones work for every trip as opposed to raising it with people as it happens which might happen a lot). 


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  Reply # 1772112 28-Apr-2017 19:39
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Rikkitic:

 

At least he isn't lying on his backside at home waiting for the dole.

 

There are two sides to every story.

 

 

and here is the other side to your story...

 

I'd say ban them outright, but, apparently it is very difficult to do so using current laws. 

 

 


 
 
 
 


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  Reply # 1772630 29-Apr-2017 21:17
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People driving around with lapsed Regos

 

Spotted a trailer this arvo on the road with a 2013 rego

 

Edit: Just checked trailer plate with NZTA website, says Registration cancelled... wow!






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  Reply # 1772676 29-Apr-2017 23:20
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Rikkitic:

 

At least he isn't lying on his backside at home waiting for the dole.

 

There are two sides to every story.

 

 

and here is the other side to your story...

 

I'd say ban them outright, but, apparently it is very difficult to do so using current laws. 

 

 

Despicable and inexcusable. Those people are simply gangsters. I suppose if you look you can always find stories like that. I can't speak for other places, I just know that our local window-washer has been here for a long time, is never aggressive or unpleasant, and provides a service I am glad to have.

 

 





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  Reply # 1772898 30-Apr-2017 16:12
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I decided to catalogue my mail this month to see whether I really was getting as much junk as I thought. In total throughout April I received 15 items:

 

  • 9 were unaddressed advertising, despite the "no circulars" sign
  • 1 was unaddressed but was relevant (generic letter advising of roadworks in the area)
  • 4 were addressed to this house but not to me (3 to the next-door neighbour, and 1 to someone that moved out years ago)
  • And finally, 1 actual addressed item to me.

Sometimes I wonder why I even bother...


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  Reply # 1772906 30-Apr-2017 16:22
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Behodar:

 

I decided to catalogue my mail this month to see whether I really was getting as much junk as I thought. In total throughout April I received 15 items:

 

  • 9 were unaddressed advertising, despite the "no circulars" sign
  • ......

 

You should find out who the distribution company is (e.g. PDP) and complain.  When my kids had paper/pamphlet runs they were under strict instruction to adhere to "No Circulars" signs.

 

Worth noting that "No Circulars" and "No Junk Mail" will still receive the local free community 'newspaper'.  A box with a sign that says "Addressed Mail Only" should not.





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  Reply # 1773263 1-May-2017 10:31
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Supermarkets that don't load their plastic bag dispensers properly ( in the fruit and veg section). It's usually unrolled from the back so the tear-off seam can catch in the "bump" at the front of the dispenser.

 

Mostly, the staff seem to install the bags so they unroll from top to front, and miss the bump altogether, and I have to thumb the tear-off to get the 1 or 5 bags I use.





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  Reply # 1773264 1-May-2017 10:33
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Drivers who stop over clearly marked "No Stopping" markings (at commercial driveway exits and intersections)





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  Reply # 1773272 1-May-2017 10:47
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SepticSceptic:

 

Drivers who stop over clearly marked "No Stopping" markings (at commercial driveway exits and intersections)

 

 

Drivers that stop in intersections regardless of whether they're marked as NO STOPPING or not. I actually think the act of marking some as NO STOPPING has meant many drivers think it's perfectly acceptable to block the others!





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SepticSceptic:

 

Drivers who stop over clearly marked "No Stopping" markings (at commercial driveway exits and intersections)

 

 

Drivers who use "No Stopping" markings to cut in to a long queue. (and then stop on them) 

 

 


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  Reply # 1773305 1-May-2017 11:16
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SepticSceptic:

 

Drivers who stop over clearly marked "No Stopping" markings (at commercial driveway exits and intersections)

 

 

Drivers who stop in the Advanced Stop Boxes.

 

http://nelson.govt.nz/services/transport/cycling-information/advanced-stop-boxes/





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  Reply # 1773505 1-May-2017 14:23
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Censorship annoys me but I can live with it if it is applied with a degree of common sense. The other day, however, I ran into something on a technical web site so over the top that I am still shaking my head over it. I used the American term 'screwed up' as in to make a mess of. Some seriously anal moron actually x'ed that out. Any flower that easily offended must have serious sexual issues of their own ('screw up' has nothing to do with sex, by the way, but even if it did, so what?). Anyway, this sterling example of extreme squeamishness is a very small thing that really, really annoyed me.

 

 

 

 





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  Reply # 1773514 1-May-2017 14:27
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The way that whenever you are waiting for an important call, it always has a way of coming during the only half hour of the day you're in a meeting and can't answer.


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  Reply # 1773535 1-May-2017 14:37
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Rikkitic:

 

Censorship annoys me but I can live with it if it is applied with a degree of common sense. The other day, however, I ran into something on a technical web site so over the top that I am still shaking my head over it. I used the American term 'screwed up' as in to make a mess of. Some seriously anal moron actually x'ed that out. Any flower that easily offended must have serious sexual issues of their own ('screw up' has nothing to do with sex, by the way, but even if it did, so what?). Anyway, this sterling example of extreme squeamishness is a very small thing that really, really annoyed me.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

English is a silly old language, words don't mean the same universally.





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  Reply # 1773577 1-May-2017 15:17
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People who come to work when sick with colds and flu. Stay at home thats why you have sick leave and if you have run out use annual leave, I do NOT want your germs!

 

 

 

 


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