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  # 1940129 16-Jan-2018 20:04
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People driving along oblivious to all the smoke farting out the back of their badly tuned vehicle.


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  # 1940130 16-Jan-2018 20:05
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Geektastic:

 

"You're call may be recorded for training purposes"

 

 

 

1) I don't believe you. It's for legal purposes. You're lying.

 

2) I don't want it to be recorded

 

3) Put it in writing. You can write, right?

 

4) No, by 'in writing' I mean a business letter, on headed paper, signed on behalf of your company, not an email you dashed off in 10 seconds

 

 

LOL

 

You held on so you agreed as in 2) Snail mail? 

 

But they are though, used for training. Call Obs. (Call Observatons) 


 
 
 
 


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  # 1940131 16-Jan-2018 20:08
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Having to pay GST on my rates.





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  # 1940132 16-Jan-2018 20:08
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DarthKermit:

 

People driving along oblivious to all the smoke farting out the back of their badly tuned vehicle.

 

 

 

 

Depending on colour or fuel type.... If it's diesel, chances are it needs an injector clean.

 

If it's fuel injected petrol, and it's blowing smoke, it's effed.


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  # 1940191 16-Jan-2018 21:21
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People driving along oblivious to all the smoke farting out the back of their badly tuned vehicle.



This is often caused by people buying vehicles with insufficient engine power for the vehicles intended purpose. This problem is rife with diesel engines. You often see diesels with black smoke pouring out the exhaust as the driver has the pedal to the metal. Yet the vehicle is struggling to even reach the speed limit.

Also some of those cars would be driven by people who can't afford repairs or A new car. Taking those cars off the road will mean some people will no longer be able to get to work. And end up on the dole.





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  # 1941401 17-Jan-2018 11:11
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The Herald website. It repeats stories in the various sections so that the same story appears next to a link to the same story - all over the front page.






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  # 1941405 17-Jan-2018 11:13
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tdgeek:

 

Geektastic:

 

"You're call may be recorded for training purposes"

 

 

 

1) I don't believe you. It's for legal purposes. You're lying.

 

2) I don't want it to be recorded

 

3) Put it in writing. You can write, right?

 

4) No, by 'in writing' I mean a business letter, on headed paper, signed on behalf of your company, not an email you dashed off in 10 seconds

 

 

LOL

 

You held on so you agreed as in 2) Snail mail? 

 

But they are though, used for training. Call Obs. (Call Observatons) 

 

 

 

 

They may occasionally be used for that. It is surely not the primary purpose, because they would not need to record every conversation just for training. Representative examples would suffice...

 

 






 
 
 
 


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  # 1941407 17-Jan-2018 11:14
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DarthKermit:

 

People driving along oblivious to all the smoke farting out the back of their badly tuned vehicle.

 

 


And by extension the fact that the WOF does not include proper emissions testing.






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  # 1941487 17-Jan-2018 12:55
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I've done this one before but it annoyed me again this morning...

 

Remastered albums that replace the original and somehow make finding the original version you know and prefer impossible.

 

Today I played Script For a Jester's Tear by Marillion, an album I bought on release in 1983 and which I know inside out. Apple music's version is the 1997 remaster, which is appreciably different (ie they have not just improved the rendering of the original using better technology, they have messed with rhythm, timing and instrument tracks to actually make different versions of the original tracks) and there is no apparent way to get the original version now.






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  # 1941525 17-Jan-2018 13:44
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Geektastic:

 

I've done this one before but it annoyed me again this morning...

 

Remastered albums that replace the original and somehow make finding the original version you know and prefer impossible.

 

Today I played Script For a Jester's Tear by Marillion, an album I bought on release in 1983 and which I know inside out. Apple music's version is the 1997 remaster, which is appreciably different (ie they have not just improved the rendering of the original using better technology, they have messed with rhythm, timing and instrument tracks to actually make different versions of the original tracks) and there is no apparent way to get the original version now.

 

 

Agree.  I find tracks remastered post itunes use a wall of sound approach and lack dynamic range. 

 

Also the sensitivity of recording equipment to some frequencies sounds has improved over the years, so remastering an old recording can change the feel of it significantly.

 

Outside of Apple's 'walled garden' sites like mp3million allows customers to access a range of versions of the same album.





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gehenna:

 

Supposedly educated people who say "I seen" instead of "I saw".

 

https://www.stuff.co.nz/travel/news/100649366/new-zealand-doctor-says-disgusting-airasia-uniforms-are-ruining-malaysias-reputation

 

 

I couldn't see what her problem is.  Uniforms look nice.





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  # 1941581 17-Jan-2018 15:43
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Dirty minds see dirty things.

 

 





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  # 1941582 17-Jan-2018 15:43
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When people ask for advice on a thread then they dont do what 99.9% of people suggested (which was the same thing) and go back to doing what they did prior which put them in the situation they are in.

 

 


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ID-ten-T co-workers who lock a shared spreadsheet for the entire day, acknowledge that it's an issue when it's pointed out, then go home leaving it locked.

 

 





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