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  Reply # 1776053 5-May-2017 09:32
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Lower Hutt CBDs roading network. Almost every interesection in Lower Hutt CBD is a roundabout. So in rush hour it is total grid lock, as people enter the round about even though they can't exit it, blocking other entry paths. Even though you aren't supposed to enter a roundabout if you can't exit it.

 

 

 

 

Before the Circles there was 40,000 sets of traffic lights, traffic flows were terrible. The worse issues in the Hutt are the Melling interchange(soon to be resolved, the dopey Saturday market and the Esplanade. Oh and of course Queensgate.





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  Reply # 1776057 5-May-2017 09:39
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Rikkitic:

 

Texting acronyms like FHTKCUYPFTMBFADEYH or whatever. I am sick of having to look them up. Just use the F-ing words, people.

 

 

 

 

 

 

OK I will SWICDAT and WTNTDTITF





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  Reply # 1776100 5-May-2017 10:07
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Rikkitic:

 

Texting acronyms like FHTKCUYPFTMBFADEYH or whatever. I am sick of having to look them up. Just use the F-ing words, people.

 

 

 

 

 

 

OK I will SWICDAT and WTNTDTITF

 

 

Should we ask that acronyms be banned from here?  I see the odd one that I don't know, Google it, sorted. Last one was Fred's FTFY  (I thought the F's were expletives! )


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  Reply # 1776113 5-May-2017 10:31
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What happened to the good old English language? If you have something to say, just say it.

 

 





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  Reply # 1776128 5-May-2017 10:48
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Rikkitic:

 

What happened to the good old English language? If you have something to say, just say it.

 

 

 

 

 

 

OK, jeg vil forsøge at 





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  Reply # 1776140 5-May-2017 11:02
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MikeB4:

 

Rikkitic:

 

What happened to the good old English language? If you have something to say, just say it.

 

 

 

 

 

 

OK, jeg vil forsøge at 

 

 

Laten wij het daar niet over hebben.

 

 





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  Reply # 1776143 5-May-2017 11:07
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わかりません!


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  Reply # 1776145 5-May-2017 11:09
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Rikkitic:

 

MikeB4:

 

Rikkitic:

 

What happened to the good old English language? If you have something to say, just say it.

 

 

 

 

 

 

OK, jeg vil forsøge at 

 

 

Laten wij het daar niet over hebben.

 

 

 

 

 

 

I never get caught up in anything or

 

 

 

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  Reply # 1776149 5-May-2017 11:16
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tdgeek:

 

MikeB4:

 

Rikkitic:

 

Texting acronyms like FHTKCUYPFTMBFADEYH or whatever. I am sick of having to look them up. Just use the F-ing words, people.

 

 

 

OK I will SWICDAT and WTNTDTITF

 

 

Should we ask that acronyms be banned from here?  I see the odd one that I don't know, Google it, sorted. Last one was Fred's FTFY  (I thought the F's were expletives! )

 

 

You can Google them, but that takes up a lot more of your time compared to the 2 seconds saved by the person who typed the acronym. I personally don't like any time saving method that results in the other party having to expend more time.

 

Things like LOL and WTF are pretty universally recognised, but ones I've come across here that I've had to Google are IANAL, FTFY, SWMBO, YMMV, IIRC, and many others.

 

It's not the end of the world, but it is annoying to have to Google the meaning of something written in an English language forum.


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  Reply # 1776151 5-May-2017 11:19
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You can Google them, but that takes up a lot more of your time compared to the 2 seconds saved by the person who typed the acronym. I personally don't like any time saving method that results in the other party having to expend more time.

 

Things like LOL and WTF are pretty universally recognised, but ones I've come across here that I've had to Google are IANAL, FTFY, SWMBO, YMMV, IIRC, and many others.

 

It's not the end of the world, but it is annoying to have to Google the meaning of something written in an English language forum.

 

 

This.

 

 





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  Reply # 1776162 5-May-2017 11:43
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Paul1977: You can Google them, but that takes up a lot more of your time compared to the 2 seconds saved by the person who typed the acronym. I personally don't like any time saving method that results in the other party having to expend more time.

 

Things like LOL and WTF are pretty universally recognised, but ones I've come across here that I've had to Google are IANAL, FTFY, SWMBO, YMMV, IIRC, and many others.

 

It's not the end of the world, but it is annoying to have to Google the meaning of something written in an English language forum.

 

 

I remember running into something like "This is a completely stupid idea SMH" and all I could think was "Sydney Morning Herald". Turns out that it means "shaking my head"...


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Ending a critical comment with "Just saying"...

 

It's not a escape valve. "Just saying" doesn't mean you are only the messenger. It's your opinion, so "just saying" shouldn't even be there.





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Paul1977:

 

You can Google them, but that takes up a lot more of your time compared to the 2 seconds saved by the person who typed the acronym.

 

Especially when there are potentially hundreds, if not thousands, of people having to look them up. All those wasted man-hours.

 

I'm a member of SPOA - Society for the Prevention of the Overuse of Acronyms.





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  Reply # 1776197 5-May-2017 12:29
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DarthKermit:

 

Google Chrome browser spellchecker not recognising obscure words. In this case, "cosy." undecided

 

 

I just need to spell like an American. It's cozy.

 

 


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  Reply # 1776204 5-May-2017 12:39
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DarthKermit:

 

DarthKermit:

 

Google Chrome browser spellchecker not recognising obscure words. In this case, "cosy." undecided

 

 

I just need to spell like an American. It's cozy.

 

 

 

 

You can change the language.

 

 





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