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  Reply # 1922992 21-Dec-2017 10:18
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Use of "yourself" in place of "you".

Grrrr





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  Reply # 1923035 21-Dec-2017 10:33
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clevedon:

 

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Who buys just one new tyre?

 

 

 

 

People on a tight budget who need one to get a warrant.





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  Reply # 1923036 21-Dec-2017 10:36
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floydbloke:

 

clevedon:

 

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Who buys just one new tyre?

 

 

 

 

People on a tight budget who need one to get a warrant.

 

 

 

 

I bet that is a tiny percentage, if budget was a factor they would probably get a second hand tyre to get them through.


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  Reply # 1923057 21-Dec-2017 11:14
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I don't drive much, and I seem to only need to replace tyres about every 18 months. I only do one at a time.

 

Obviously one data point doesn't mean much, but there you go :)


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  Reply # 1923067 21-Dec-2017 11:25
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I try to keep the wear even by rotating the tyres front-back and keeping an eye on the alignment so they all are as close to worn out as possible at the same time. Have been told that it's bad to have uneven tyre diameters - hard on the differentials (4WD) and bad for handling.

 

 


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  Reply # 1923117 21-Dec-2017 12:26
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Dodgy adverts.

 

Air NZ have an Airpoints offer whereby if you subscribe to The Economist you can earn "up to 1000 Airpoints Dollars"

 

 

 

On further investigation, to get that many, you would AFAICT need 3 subs, the print only, the digital only and the print & digital. The last of the three being the first two combined there is no sane reason anyone would subscribe to all 3 and it is therefore disingenuous to suggest that you could earn "up to 1000" Airpoints...IMV.






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  Reply # 1923471 22-Dec-2017 06:47
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Behodar:

 

I don't drive much, and I seem to only need to replace tyres about every 18 months. I only do one at a time.

 

Obviously one data point doesn't mean much, but there you go :)

 

 

Sure this isn't an indication of an issue if one tyre is wearing out before the other on the same axle? Or do you only turn left?


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  Reply # 1923537 22-Dec-2017 09:09
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Open diff on an either front or rear wheel drive, and a heavy right foot? Commonly know as a "single tyre fryer..."

Also known as YOLO - you only left ONE! (skidmark)

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  Reply # 1923565 22-Dec-2017 09:50
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When you arrive at the office at the crack of dawn (about 9:30) and your manager has the cheek to say "good afternoon and thank you for joining us"!

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  Reply # 1923567 22-Dec-2017 09:53
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dickytim:

Behodar:


I don't drive much, and I seem to only need to replace tyres about every 18 months. I only do one at a time.


Obviously one data point doesn't mean much, but there you go :)



Sure this isn't an indication of an issue if one tyre is wearing out before the other on the same axle? Or do you only turn left?


Due to a one-way street and the way that traffic flows, my round trip to and from work actually does have several more right turns than lefts.

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  Reply # 1923728 22-Dec-2017 18:02
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Behodar: When you arrive at the office at the crack of dawn (about 9:30) and your manager has the cheek to say "good afternoon and thank you for joining us"!

 

 

 

Smile sweetly and say "I keep Gentleman's hours."






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  Reply # 1923730 22-Dec-2017 18:16
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Geektastic: Use of "yourself" in place of "you".

Grrrr

 

Even more disappointing: Use of "we have to" when it means you.





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  Reply # 1923826 23-Dec-2017 02:50
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Behodar: When you arrive at the office at the crack of dawn (about 9:30) and your manager has the cheek to say "good afternoon and thank you for joining us"!

 

Just reply when he goes to lunch: Bye, have a nice dinner. See you tomorrow! ;-)





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  Reply # 1924350 24-Dec-2017 07:23
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Behodar: When you arrive at the office at the crack of dawn (about 9:30) and your manager has the cheek to say "good afternoon and thank you for joining us"!

 

Reply: "First step towards becoming a manager"

 

 


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  Reply # 1925156 26-Dec-2017 09:09
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online sales that dont make sense, case in point. The site has a policy of free delivery over $40.00 . The item i usually get is usually around $43 so great, yet they now have their sale on and it has dropped to $39.50 and now i have to pay $6.00 delivery which now makes it more expensive than usual ,only a couple of dollars but still.





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