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  Reply # 1475365 20-Jan-2016 13:36
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andrew027:

 

Geektastic: This really isn't small but...why are people like this not properly dealt with by our courts? 

 

Or why someone with 55 jail terms from a 15-page rap sheet isn't just locked up for good.

 

 

 

 

Somewhere off shore so my taxes don't need to pay to keep them.

 

 

 

'Boat people' willing to give up everything to come to this country.

 

Seems a fair swap to me.


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  Reply # 1475377 20-Jan-2016 13:47
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I just popped out to grab a bite to eat back at my desk (sad, I know) and realised something else that most people seem fine with but that annoys me... perfectly able-bodied people who stop walking when they get on an escalator.


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  Reply # 1475378 20-Jan-2016 13:49
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andrew027:

 

I just popped out to grab a bite to eat back at my desk (sad, I know) and realised something else that most people seem fine with but that annoys me... perfectly able-bodied people who stop walking when they get on an escalator.

 

 

 

 

I am sure there are safety signs advising against that, it is recommend that you stand on the escalator not walk





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  Reply # 1475417 20-Jan-2016 14:20
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MikeB4: 
andrew027: I just popped out to grab a bite to eat back at my desk (sad, I know) and realised something else that most people seem fine with but that annoys me... perfectly able-bodied people who stop walking when they get on an escalator. 

 

I am sure there are safety signs advising against that, it is recommend that you stand on the escalator not walk

 

I didn't say it was right, I just said it annoys me!


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  Reply # 1475421 20-Jan-2016 14:23
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I am ok with that when they stand to the left like you are supposed to. The wide-bodied ones and those that center themselves are the problem.

 

Worse are those that stop to stare and look around at the end of an escalator/travelator. Get out of the way idiots. Best when they are infront of a trolly and it goes bash into them and the person behind it can do nothing to stop it.

 

 





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  Reply # 1475501 20-Jan-2016 15:52
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Geektastic:

 

This really isn't small but...why are people like this not properly dealt with by our courts? 

 

 

They *are* dealt with properly... the law is 100% right and must be obeyed, even if it means letting a drunk-driver go free to create further mayhem.

 

 

 

 


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  Reply # 1475558 20-Jan-2016 16:53
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MikeB4:

andrew027:


I just popped out to grab a bite to eat back at my desk (sad, I know) and realised something else that most people seem fine with but that annoys me... perfectly able-bodied people who stop walking when they get on an escalator.



 


I am sure there are safety signs advising against that, it is recommend that you stand on the escalator not walk



What possible safety hazard could walking up an escalator introduce?




 

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  Reply # 1475560 20-Jan-2016 16:56
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TinyTim:

What possible safety hazard could walking up an escalator introduce?

 

 

 

Tripping over I guess.

 

 

 

There are also signs saying to hold the handrail. Ewww, no thanks.





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  Reply # 1475566 20-Jan-2016 17:04
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TinyTim:
MikeB4:

 

andrew027:

 

 

 

I just popped out to grab a bite to eat back at my desk (sad, I know) and realised something else that most people seem fine with but that annoys me... perfectly able-bodied people who stop walking when they get on an escalator.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I am sure there are safety signs advising against that, it is recommend that you stand on the escalator not walk

 



What possible safety hazard could walking up an escalator introduce?

 

 

 

I have seen several accidents of folks falling while walking on escalators.





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  Reply # 1475567 20-Jan-2016 17:04
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Sites using a .co.nz when the content is not nz in any respect.

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  Reply # 1475568 20-Jan-2016 17:05
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richms:

 

TinyTim:

What possible safety hazard could walking up an escalator introduce?

 

 

 

Tripping over I guess.

 

 

 

There are also signs saying to hold the handrail. Ewww, no thanks.

 

 

 

 

I always carry hand sanitizer





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  Reply # 1475717 20-Jan-2016 21:42
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MikeB4:

TinyTim:
MikeB4:


andrew027:


 


I just popped out to grab a bite to eat back at my desk (sad, I know) and realised something else that most people seem fine with but that annoys me... perfectly able-bodied people who stop walking when they get on an escalator.


 



 


 


 


I am sure there are safety signs advising against that, it is recommend that you stand on the escalator not walk




What possible safety hazard could walking up an escalator introduce?


 


I have seen several accidents of folks falling while walking on escalators.



I've seen people trip on stairs. And on flat pavement.




 

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  Reply # 1475761 20-Jan-2016 22:31
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Jaxson:

 

andrew027:

 

Geektastic: This really isn't small but...why are people like this not properly dealt with by our courts? 

 

Or why someone with 55 jail terms from a 15-page rap sheet isn't just locked up for good.

 

 

 

 

Somewhere off shore so my taxes don't need to pay to keep them.

 

 

 

'Boat people' willing to give up everything to come to this country.

 

Seems a fair swap to me.

 

 

 

 

There are people that even the leftyist liberal would struggle to justify the continued value of....






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  Reply # 1475762 20-Jan-2016 22:31
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TinyTim:

I've seen people trip on stairs. And on flat pavement.

 

Often on a Friday night, about midnight? innocent






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Oranges. I love a good orange, but if i have to cut it up, or peel the skin off, covering my hands in citric acid, then i can't be bothered.


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